Compiled by Aamir Mahar

Everyday Science MCQs for CCE 2018 Part-3

151. The Earth's internal heat mainly comes from

A. Liquid hydrogen

B. Chemical reactions

C. Radioactive decay

D. Molecular kinetic energy

152. There are different reasons on the Earth because of

A. Rotation of the Earth

B. Revolution of the Earth

C. The Earth's axis is tilted

D. The Earth's distance from the Sun

153. On average, Air contains ___ % of water vapour.

A. 1

B. 3

C. 5

D. 7

154.Earth's troposphere extends from the Earth's surface to an average height of about ____ km.

A. 10

B. 12

C. 15

D. 17

155. The science of lightning is called

A. Aerology

B. Meteorology

C. Electeorology

D. Fulminology

156. Ships use _____ to find the depth of the ocean

beneath them.

A. Pictches

B. Echoes

C. Frequencies

D. None of these

157. Molecules with identical molecular formulae but with different structural formulae are called

A. Isomers

B. Isotopes

C. Atomic number

D. Mass number

158. The anode is the electrode connected to the ______ terminal of a battery.

A. Positive

B. Negative

C. Neutral

D. Free

159. The unit used to measure humidity is

A. Barometer

B. Hydrometer

C. Hygrometer

D. Galvanometer

160. Laser was invented by

A. Volta

B. Sturgeon

C. Hero

D. Maiman

161. The vernier calipers is used to measure

A. Length

B. Time

C. Temperature

D. Viscority

162. Atomic clock is used to measure ____ intervals

of time.

A. Very short

B. Short

C. Very long

D. Long

163. 1 tonne = _____ kg

A. 100

B. 400

C. 1000

D. 4000

164. An instrument used to measure atmospheric

pressure is

A. Ammeter

B. Manometer

C. Galvanometer

D. Barometer

165. An instrument used to measure gas pressure is

A. Ammeter

B. Manometer

C. Galvanometer

D. Barometer

166. Which electromagnetic wave has the longest


A. Gamma rays

B. X-rays

C. Microwaves

D. Radio waves

167. Which electromagnetic wave has the shortest


A. Gamma rays

B. X-rays

C. Microwaves

D. Radio waves

168. All electromagnetic waves have the same

A. Frequency

B. Amplitude

C. Wavelength in vaccum

D. Speed in vaccum

169. The reflection of sound is called

A. Frequency

B. Vibration

C. Echo

D. Wave

170. An instrument used to measure electric current:

A. Ammeter

B. Barometer

C. Galvanometer

171. The SI unit of thermodynamic temperature is

A. Celsius

B. Fahrenheight

C. Kelvin

D. None of these

172. The shortest distance between crest to crest is:

A. Phare

B. thoughs

C. Amplitude

D. Wavelength

173. The speed of sound is fastest in

A. Solids

B. Liquids

C. Gasses

D. Vaccum

174. The speed of sound is slowest in

A. Solids

B. Liquids

C. Gasses

175. Radioactivity was discovered by

A. Henri Becquerel

B. Pierre Curie

C. Marie Curie

D. Rutherford

176. Which from the following has the greatest ionising


A. Alpha particles

B. Beta particles

C. Gamma rays

D. All three has same ionising power

177. Which from the following has the greatest  penetrating power?

A. Alpha particles

B. Beta particles

C. Gamma rays

D. All three have same penetrating power

178. Which from the following has the greatest speed?

A. Alpha

B. Beta

C. Gamma

D. None

179. At night

A. The land cools faster than the water in the sea

B. The water in the sea cools faster than the land

C. The land and the water in sea cools together

D. None of these

180. The chemical name of chalk is

A. Sodium nitrate

B. Zinc sulfate

C. Sulphuric acid

D. Calcium carbonate

181. The branch of science which study the

interaction between matter and radian energy is:

A. Thermochemistry

B. Polymer chemistry

C. Spectroscopy

D. Electrochemistry

182. The horizontal rows of the periodic table are:

A. Groups

B. Periods

C. Sets

D. Matrices

183. The vertical coloumns of the periodic table are:

A. Groups

B. Periods

C. Sets

D. Matrices

184. Which metallic element is liquid at room


A. Zinc

B. Nickel

C. Lead

D. Mercury

185. Which non-metallic element is liquid at room temperature?

A. Bromine

B. Flourine

C. Chlorine

D. Phosphorous

186. Battery charger converts electrical energy into ______ energy.

A. Kinetic

B. Potential

C. Chemical

D. Nuclear

187. A loudspeaker changes ______ energy into

sound energy.

A. Chemical

B. Electrical

C. Light

D. Kinetic

188. The strongest part(s) of a magnet is/are

A. North pole

B. South pole

C. North and south pole

D. Median of north and south pole

189. Electromagnetic induction was discovered by

A. Carnot

B. Volta

C. Faraday

D. Bessel

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190. Battery was invented by

A. Carnot

B. Volta

C. Faraday

D. Bessel

191. The most abundant form of matter in the universe is

A. Solid

B. Liquid

C. Gas

D. Plasma

192. When gas is ionized, ________ forms.

A. Molecule

B. Element

C. Plasma

D. Current

193. Wind is caused by

A. Difference in atmospheric pressure

B. Difference in atmospheric temperature

C. Rotation of the Earth

D. Revolution of the Earth

194. Wind speed is measured by

A. Anemometer

B. Barometer

C. Ceilometer

D. Galvanometer

195. The fact that universe is expanding was discovered by

A. Hahn

B. Hubble

C. Rontgen

D. Rutherford

196. X-rays were discovered by

A. Hahn

B. Hubble

C. Rontgen

D. Rutherford

197. The Nobel prize in physics for the discovery of the law

of photoelectric effect was awarded to

A. Newton

B. Einstein

C. Rontgen

D. Rutherford

198. The symbol of gold is

A. Au

B. Ag

C. Fe

D. Sg

199. Plaster of Paris is produced by heating

A. Graphite

B. Gypsum

C. Zinc

D. Lead

200. Which from the following is NOT true about Helium


A. Colourless

B. Odorless

C. Tasteless

D. Toxic

201. Which is the largest excretory organ of the body

A. lungs

B. skin

C. liver

D. none of these

202. The brain is enclosed in a bony case called

A. diaphragam

B. vertebral column

C. cranium

D. vertebrae

203. Which is the bone that is present in forelimb

A. radius

B. femur

C. ribs

D. sternum

204. Which one is herbivore

A. cat

B. dog

C. cow

D. lion

205. Which structure helps in transport of water in


A. phloem

B. leaf

C. bark

D. xylem

206. The organisms that can make their own food are called

A. producers

B. consumers

C. secondary consumers

D. decomposers

207. Bacteria are

A. eukaryotes

B. prokaryotes

C. non-living

D. none of these

208. Bile juice is secreted by

A. pancreas

B. stomach

C. intestine

D. gall bladder

209. Which part of the blood cells provide immunity



C. platelet

D. blood plasma

210. Which structure prevent water loss in plants

A. cuticle

B. bark

C. mesophyll

D. leaf

211. DNA structure was first described by

A. Pasteur

B. Robert Koch

C. Watson and Crick

D. Carlous Linnaues

212. Pollination is best defined as

A. germination of pollen grains

B. transfer of pollen from anther to stigma

C. formation of pollen grains

D. none of these

213. Movement of cell against concentration gradient is:

A. active transport

B. osmosis

C. diffusion

D. both b and c

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214. One of the following is not a function of bones

A. support

B. production of blood cells

C. protein synthesis

D. muscle attachment

215. Plants absorb most part of water needed by them

through their

A. stem

B. root hairs

C. leaf

D. bark

216. Highly intelligent mammals are

A. rat

B. bat

C. dolphin

D. elephant

217. Process of cell division take place by

A. mitosis

B. fertilization

C. reproduction

218. Prokaryotic cell lack

A. nucleolus

B. nuclear membrane

C. both a and b

D. none of these

219. Pulses are a good source of

A. proteins

B. carbohydrates

C. vitamins

D. minerals

220. Plants that grow in dry habitat are called

A. hydrophytes

B. xerophytes

C. shrubs

D. herbs

221. Oxygen released in the process of photosynthesis comes from

A. water

B. oxygen

C. carbon dioxide

222. Phloem tissue is found in

A. liver

B. placenta

C. plants

D. none of these

223. Plant bends towards the source of light on account of the movement known as

A. geotropism

B. hydrotropism

C. chemotropism

D. phototropism

224. Animal lacks

A. starch

B. cellulose

C. protein

D. lipids

225. On which of the following plants did Gregor Mendal

perform his classical experiment

A. corn

B. mustard

C. pea

D. sunflower

226. Among the biotic components of the ecosystem,

the producer system is

A. carnivores

B. herbivores

C. plants

D. animals

227. Breeding and management of bees is known

A. agriculture

B. sericulture

C. horticulture

D. apiculture

228. Study of fossils is called

A. psychology

B. paleontology

C. biodiversity

D. haematology

229. Which is an example of fungi

A. paramecium

B. euglena

C. penicillium

D. octopus

230. The scientific name of human is

A. Homo sapiens

B. Homo habiscus

C. Oriza sativa

231. Thread like structures in fungi are called

A. mycelium

B. hyphae

C. sporangium

D. spores

232. The smallest bacteria on earth is

A. mycoplasma

B. E.coli

C. salmonella

D. clostridium

233. Vaccine for rabies was developed by

A. Robert Koch

B. Robert Brown

C. Pasteur

D. none of these

234. Malaria is caused by

A. mosquito

B. plasmodium

C. virus

D. bacteria

235. Hepatitis is inflammation of

A. stomach

B. kidney

C. lungs

D. liver

236. Penicillin is obtained from

A. soil

B. bacteria

C. fungi

D. virus

237. Which one is endoparasite

A. lice

B. ticks

C. virus

D. tape worm


238. Fructose is

A. pentose sugar

B. hexose sugar

C. heptose sugar

D. none of these

239. Peptide bond is a

A. C-N link

B. N-H link

C. C-O link

D. N-O link

240. Which is correct about enzymes

A. protein in nature

B. speed up reaction

C. denature at high temperature

D. all of these

241. Which is called power house of the cell

A. golgi complex

B. mitochondria

C. nucleus

D. endoplasmic reticulum

242. The structure that is absent in animal cell

A. cell wall

B. nulcleus

C. centriole

D. mitochondria

243. The non-protein part of enzyme is called

A. co-enzyme

B. activator

C. cofactor

D. substrate

244. Nucleic acid were first isolated by

A. Erwin Chargaff

B. Friedrich Miescher

C. Rosalind Franklin

D. none of these

245. One of the following is not pyrimidine

A. thymine

B. cytosine

C. guanine

D. uracil

246. Fructose is

A. milk sugar

B. cereal sugar

C. aldo sugar

D. keto sugar

247. Group of tissues doing a particular job

A. organ

B. system

C. organelle

D. individual

248. Members of the same species living in the same place

at the same time make

A. population

B. ecosystem

C. community

D. trophic level

249. Which one is a leukocyte

A. red blood cell

B. plasma cell

C. monocyte

D. all of these

250. Which one of the following contain

deoxygenated blood

A. pulmonary artery

B. hepatic artery

C. left atrium

251. In most plants the food is transported in form of

A. fructose

B. sucrose

C. starch

D. glucose

252. How many molecules of carbon dioxide are

formed in one Kreb's cycle

A. 2

B. 4

C. 6

D. 1

253. Which enzyme digest carbohydrates

A. lipase

B. proteases

C. amylases

D. none of these

254. The pancreas produce digestive enzymes and

release in the

A. stomach

B. esophagus

C. large intestine

D. small intestine

255. Detail study of internal organs at level of tissue with the help of microscope is called

A. histology

B. anatomy

C. physiology

D. embryology

256. The exchange of chromosal segments i.e.crossing over occurs during

A. first meiotic division

B. mitotic division

C. second meiotic division

D. none of these

257. Many bacteria in our digestive system synthesize vitamins for example vitamin

A. B1

B. B2

C. B12

D. B6

258. It is very serious disease of brain which is caused by fungi

A. ring worm

B. meningitis

C. hepatitis

D. none of these

259. They are widespread as protective coatings on fruits and leaves 

A. cholesterol

B. waxes

C. chitin

D. all of these

260. They are present in the underground parts of the plants and stored food

A. leucoplast

B. chromoplast

C. chloroplast

D. stem


261. The simplest amino acid is

A. alanine

B. glycine

C. valine

D. phenylalanine

262. Accumulation of lipid molecules in brain cells lead to

A. paralysis

B. oedema

C. mental retardation

D. all of these

263. The life and activities of a cell is controlled by

A. cytoplasm

B. nucleus

C. vacuole

D. mitochondria

264. Flagella are composed of

A. micro tubules

B. micro filaments

C. intermediate filaments

265. Tobacco mosaic virus was crystallized by

A. Pasteur

B. Chamberland

C. Stanely

266. Non-enveloped naked viruses are known as

A. prions

B. bacteriophages

C. oncoviruses

D. virions

267. Gram +ve bacteria on treatment with crystal violet

dye give colour

A. red

B. green

C. purple

268. Malarial parasite is injected into man as

A. sporozoites

B. merozoites

C. zygote

D. none of these

269. The terms procariotique and eucariotique were proposed by

A. Whittaker

B. Chatton

C. Haeckel

D. Margulis and Schwartz

270. The most common type of asexual reproduction in the fungi is

A. fragmentation

B. spore production

C. budding

D. binary fission

271. Outside the thallus of Marchantia there are special structures called

A. stem tuber

B. rhizoids

C. sporangium

D. none of these

272. The vascular plants are termed as

A. tracheophytes

B. bryophytes

C. pteridophytes

D. all of these

273. In human beings influenza is caused by

A. bacteria

B. protist

C. virus

D. fungi

274. In many which phylum the body of an organisms is usually divided in there regions called head,

thorax and abdomen

A. echinodermata

B. mollusca

C. nematoda

D. Arthropoda

275. Snails belong to

A. gastropods

B. bivalves

C. arthropods

276. Amoeba moves in water with the help of locomotory organs called

A. tube feet

B. cilia

C. pseudopodia

D. flagella

277. Liver fluke is parasite in the liver of

A. cattle

B. sheep

C. goat

D. all of these

278. In all coelentrates endoderm give rise to

A. nervous system

B. digestive system

C. reproductive system

D. circulatory system

279. Higher vascular plants are also called

A. flowering plants

B. seed plants

C. ferns

D. none of these

280. The plants which produce embryo but lack vascular tissues and seeds are placed in

A. bryophytes

B. pteridophytes

C. tracheophytes

D. all of these

281. Which bone is called beauty bone in women

A. sternum

B. clavicle

C. maxilla

D. radius

282. Detachment of myosin head and actin in rigor

mortis occurs due to

A. stored ATP in body

B. hypercalcemia

C. autolysis in body

D. hyperactivity of mitochondria

283. Release of the ovum from ovary is called

A. fertilization

B. ovulation

C. implantation

D. none of these

284. The foetus is protected from the mechanical

damage by the

A. cervix

B. vagina

C. uterus

D. amniotic fluid


285. Rich source of energy in seimen is

A. glucose

B. fructose

C. lactose

D. sacrose

286. Sickle cell anemia was discovered by

A. Vernon Ingram

B. Sanger

C. Miescher

D. none of these

287. Earthworm lives in

A. sea water

B. moist soil

C. fresh water

D. none of these

288. Kangaroo has an abdominal pouch known as

A. placenta

B. guttural pouch

C. marsupial

D. all of these

289. The utilization of the products of digestion is called

A. ingestion

B. absorption

C. assimilation

D. both a and b

290. Parabronchi are present in

A. cockroach

B. frog

C. fish

D. birds

291. The respiratory problem common in smokers is

A. tuberculosis

B. emphysema

C. asthma

D. cancer

292. Water potential of pure water is

A. zero

B. one

C. negative

D. two

293. Bean shaped cells in plants are

A. mesophyll cells

B. xylem cells

C. phloem cells

D. guard cells

294. The normal pH of human blood is

A. 6.4

B. 7.0

C. 7.4

D. 7.5

295. Shrinkage of protoplast due to exosmosis of water is

A. imbibition

B. plasmolysis

C. deplasmolysis

D. adhesion

296. Artherosclerosis is a major condition leading to

A. heart attack

B. hypertension

C. stroke

D. Tumor

297. Villi and microvilli increase

A. digestion

B. assimilation

C. absorption

D. ingestion

298. Splitting of glucose relates to

A. respiration

B. photorespiration

C. glycolysis

D. pyruvic acid

299. Reptiles hibernate during

A. summer

B. winter

C. spring

D. autumn

300. Which of the following plants are called arthrophytes

A. sphenopsids

B. lycopsids

C. psilopsids

D. pteropsids