General Science Questions and Answers

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General Science Questions and Answers


    The inert gas which is substituted for nitrogen in the air used by deep sea divers for breathing, is

  • A)Argon
  • B)Xenon
  • C)Helium
  • D)Krypton
Answer: C


    The gases used in different types of welding would include

  • A)oxygen and hydrogen
  • B)oxygen, hydrogen, acetylene and nitrogen
  • C)oxygen, acetylene and argon
  • D)oxygen and acetylene
Answer: D


    The property of a substance to absorb moisture from the air on exposure is called

  • A)osmosis
  • B)deliquescence
  • C)efflorescence
  • D)desiccation
Answer: B


    In which of the following activities silicon carbide is used?

  • A)Making cement and glass
  • B)Disinfecting water of ponds
  • C)cutting very hard substances
  • D)Making casts for statues
Answer: C


    The average salinity of sea water is

  • A)3%
  • B)3.5%
  • C)2.5%
  • D)2%
Answer: B