Chemistry (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Which one of the following elements is essential for the construction of nuclear reactors? [1998]

2. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct? [2003]

3. With reference to ionic compounds, consider the following statements: [2003]
1. Ionic compounds are insoluble in alcohol.
2. Ionic compounds in the solid state are good conductor of electricity.
Which of these statements is/are correct?

4. Consider the following statements with reference to the periodic table of chemical elements: [2001]
1. Ionisation potential gradually decreases along a period
2. In a group of elements, electron affinity decreases as the atomic weight increases
3. In a given period, electronegativity decreases as the atomic number increases
Which of these statement (s) is/are correct?

5. Which one of the following metals does not form amalgam? [1998]

6. Match the names of outstanding Indian scientists given in List I with area of their specialized work given in List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists: [1998]
List-1 - List-II
A. Dr. Raja Ramanna - 1. Plant chemistry
B. Dr. M.S. Swaminathan - 2. Nuclear physics
C. Prof. U.R Rao - 3. Thermodynamics & astrophysics
D. Prof. Meghnad Saha - 4. Space research
5. Agricultural science

7. Assertion (A) : To dilute sulphuric acid, acid is added to water and not water to acid. [1999]
Reason (R): Specific heat of water is quite large.

8. Which one of the following pairs of materials serves as electrodes in chargeable batteries commonly used in devices such as torch lights, electric shaver etc? [1995]

9. Match List 1 with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [1998]
List-I - List-II
A. Potassium bromide - 1. Fertiliser
B. Potassium nitrate - 2. Photography
C. Potassium sulphate - 3. Bakery
D. Monopotassium tartarate - 4. Gun powder Codes:

10. Consider the following statements: Hard water is not suitable for [2000]
1. drinking
2. washing clothes with soap
3. use in boilers
4. irrigating crops
Which of these statements are correct?

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