FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2001

 

EVERYDAY SCIENCE

  • Which of the following statements are true or false.
  • Urea is a phosphate fertilizer. (True)
  • Cellulose is a natural polymer. (True)
  • Magnetite is the ore of copper. (False)
  • Malaria is caused by drinking polluted water. (False)
  • The instrument used to measure velocity of wind is Barometer. (False)
  • Our eye is very sensitive to blue light. (True)
  • Sound cannot travel through vacuum. (True)
  • Enzymes are biological catalyst. (True)
  • Leprosy is a disorder of Nervous System. (False)
  • Mica is a nonconductor of electricity. (True)
  • Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:
  • The purpose of computer is ___ . (To process the data according to the set of instructions)
  • Polio is caused by_____ . (Virus)
  • The stalagmite is deposit of____________ . (Calcium Carbonate)
  • Bauxite is ore of_____ . (Aluminum)
  • The chemical name of washing soda is____ . (Sodium Carbonate)
  • The main constituent of Sui gas is_____ . (Methane)
  • ____ colour has the shortest wavelength. (Violet)
  • Glass is a _____ (Amorphous)
  • Monomers of protein are_____________ . (Amino Acids)
  • Ascorbic acid is vitamin_____ . (Vitamin C)
  • The solar system has______ (Eight Planets)
  • AIDS is caused by______ . (Virus)
  • In a normal resting person the rate of heartbeat is___ . (72/minute)
  • The science which deals with heredity is known as____ . Genetics)
  • In Pakistan Copper mineral is found in____ . (Saindak)
  • The most abundant element in the earth crust is____ . (Oxygen)
  • ____ is an apparatus used for measuring the pressure of gases. (Manometer)
  • The smallest branches of an artery lead into tiny blood vessels are called___ . (Capillaries)
  • The living part of a planet cell is composed of a nucleus and___ . (Cytoplasm)
  • The fastest revolving plant is______________ . (Mercury)