General Awareness Quiz For Upcoming 2016-17 Exams.

1. Programs stored in a ROM are called 
(1) Software       
(2) Freeware 
(3) Firmware     
(4) None of these 

2. A bug in a program is a/an 
(1) Statement       
(2) Error
(3) Syntax          
(4) Both (2) and (3) 

3.An element that does not occur in nature but can be produced artificially is 
(1) thorium       
(2) radium 
(3) plutonium   
(4) uranium 

4. Chloroform can be used as 
(1) Analgesic       
(2) Anaesthetic 
(3) Antimalarial       
(4) Antibiotic 

5. The manufacture of iron from iron ore involves the process of 
(1) oxidation       
(2) reduction 
(3) fractional distillation    
(4) electrolysis 

6. Which of the following is caused by the higher concentration of Nitrogen and Phosphorous? 
(1) Eutrophication       
(2) Hardness 
(3) Alkalinity       
(4) Acidity 

7. Earth’s atmosphere is an envelope of gases extending to a height of 
(1) 100 km          
(2) 150 km 
(3) 200 km     
(4) 300 km 

8. Absence of fish along a river indicates 
(1) Zone of degradation=  
(2) Zone of active decomposition 
(3) All zones of pollution    
(4) Zone of recovery 

9. Minamata disease was caused due to 
(1) Lead          
(2) Cyanide 
(3) Mercury=      
(4) Methyl isocyanate 

10.Nutrients are recycled in the atmosphere with the help of certain micro-organisms referred to as 
(1) producers       
(2) consumers 
(3) decomposers=    
(4) None of these