FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2019

 

GENERAL SCIENCE & ABILITY

Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate Box on the Answer Sheet:

  1. Permanent hardness of water is due to the presence of:

(a) Sodium bicarbonate                                        (b) Calcium sulphate

(c) Calcium bicarbonate                                       (d) None of these

  1. How many bones are in human body? (a) 204 (b) 205            (c) 206                                        (d) 208
  2. Which vessel provides blood to liver?

(a) Hepatic portal artery                                    (b) Veins

(c) Arteries                                                                                    (d) None of these

  1. What is not included in earth’s environment?

(a) Lithosphere              (b) Stratosphere             (c) Biosphere                (d) None of these

  1. Which control rods are used in nuclear reactor?

(a) Cadmium                 (b) Copper                      (c) Graphite                  (d) None of these

  1. Which country lies on equator?

(a) Kenya                       (b) China                        (c) Bhutan                     (d) San Salvador

  1. What is anthracite?

(a) Carbon                      (b) Pure carbon            (c) Ammonia                (d) None of these

  1. How many bits are required to store hexadecimal word AF?

(a) 2 bits                         (b) 4 bits                         (c) 8 bits                        (d) 12 bits

  1. What is pre-released soOftware’s version?

(a) Beta                          (b) Alpha                        (c) Gamma                    (d) None of these

  1. What organelles plant cells have?

(a) Cell wall                                                            (b) Vacuoles

(c) Cell wall and vacuoles                                  (d) None of these

  1. What is the protein metabolism waste in human? (a) Urea (b) Ammonia       (c) Magnesium                   (d) None of these
  2. Light year is the unit of: (a) Light (b) Distance                               (c) Depth       (d) None of these
  3. T)he macronutrients of plants: (a) Nitrogen (b) Potassium          (c) Phosphorous                 (d) All of these
  4. Atomic number is also called: (a) Proton number (b) Electron number (c) Both of these (d) None of these
  5. Which is the example of warm blooded animal? (a) Reptiles (b) Dolphin      (c) frog                                (d) None of these
  6. Blood contains: (a) Red blood cells (b) White blood cells (c) Platelets                                       (d) All of these
  7. H+ is yielded by: (a) Acids (b) Alkalis                      (c) Both of these      (d) None of these
  8. What is said to the unavailability of a system’s thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work?

(a) Thermodynamic (b) Entropy               (c) Negentropy             (d) None of these

  1. Bronze medal is made up of metals (a) Copper, nickel (b) Copper, tin        (c) Copper, silver              (d) Copper, zinc
  2. The loudness of sound depends on its: (a)’ Wavelength (b) Frequency                                       (c) Amplitude                 (d) All of these