General Science (DOST Reviewer)

This General Science Practice Test is comprised of 50 random questions from General Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth Science that will test your ability in accomplishing various important scientific tasks. Please read the questions carefully and choose the correct answer from the choices below. The correct answer will be marked green, otherwise, red. After answering all the questions, share it on Facebook to view the results. Good luck! 

Which is/are the important raw material(s) required in cement industry?
Nucleotides are made up of a sugar, phosphate, and..?
Organisms in temperate zones are able to time their activities to cues given by the photoperiod, since:
Alex wants to mix two substances together and to find out if a chemical reaction happens. What should he do?
You are at the Kennedy Space Center, sitting in your rocket, ready to launch. You look out the window and view the sky. You are currently sitting at the lowest level of the atmosphere. What is this level called?
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid is called
The gas used for artificial ripening of green fruit is:
Which one of the following is a source of methane emission into the atmosphere?
The gravitational force with which the sun attracts the earth:
One finds it more difficult to walk on ice than on a concrete road because:
The greater the mass of an object,
Which of the following properties of water enables it to move from the roots to the leaves of plants?
What level does the mice primarily eat in?
Glass is made of the mixture of:
A cart rolls down an inclined plane with constant speed as shown in the diagram below. Which arrow represents the direction of frictional force?
What is the greenhouse effect?
The element Tellurium has the atomic mass of 127.60 and its atomic number is 52. How many neutrons are in the element Tellurium?
Detergents used for cleaning clothes and utensils contain?
Which correctly places the stages of mitosis in order?
Fill in the blanks: Proteins are made of different ____________ which are arranged in different orders, or _________________.
A woman lifts 20 bricks, each of weight 6N. What other information is needed to calculate the useful work done in lifting the bricks?
The existence of microorganisms in the human gastric system is an example of:
The human body has 23 homologous pairs of chromosomes. How many chromosomes does a somatic cell have?
Which rock will most likely contain fossils?
It is easier to roll a barrel than to pull it because:
The Earth's diameter is approximately how many kilometers?
According to the law of conservation of momentum, when two objects collide in the absence of outside forces,
Metamorphic rock forms as a result of:
Scientists once thought that the continents had formed in their current locations. Alfred Wegener first published this theory of continental drift in 1915. Which of the following provides evidence for continental drift?
A person weighs more in an elevator, which is:
If a 10 kilogram object accelerates suddenly at 15 m/s2, how much force was applied to the object?
The fossil of Archaeopteryx represents the evidence of origin of:
The weight of a body is:
When velocity is doubled:
Sound of frequency below 20 Hz is called:
The group number tells us how many _________ there are in an element.
The hardest form of carbon is?
The force of gravity on a person or object on the surface of a planet is called
A skydiver with a mass of 70 kg accelerates to Earth at a rate of 9.8 m/s2 due to gravity. What is the force on the skydiver?
The lithosphere combines what two layers?
The flower of a plant is involved in reproduction. Which parts are male and which are female?
In natural selection, one variation which is present in ALL members of a population is a called a -
Nitrogen is fixed in ecosystems in ways stated below. Which one of the statements below is false?
Kepler's First Law states that the _______ is at one of the foci of the orbits of the planets in our solar system
Of the planets below, which has the largest number of satellites?:
Which of the following is an example of a homozygous dominant genotype?
Radioactivity is a phenomenon of the spontaneous emission of:
If the distance between the earth and the sun were twice what it is now, the gravitational force exerted on the earth by the sun would be:
In animals, sexual reproduction depends on the production of gametes. Which of the following processes produces gametes in animals?
Deep blue color is imparted to glass by the presence of: