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! 

How many valence electrons do elements in group 17 have in their outer energy level?
The gas used for artificial ripening of green fruit is:
Which particle does not contribute mass to the atom?
In animals, sexual reproduction depends on the production of gametes. Which of the following processes produces gametes in animals?
The force of gravity on a person or object on the surface of a planet is called
A solid formed by the chemical reaction of some solutions is a ________.
The group number tells us how many _________ there are in an element.
When velocity is doubled:
Radioactivity is a phenomenon of the spontaneous emission of:
It is a special area of the atmosphere that protects the Earth from harmful ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun.
Emma believes viruses are not living organisms while Kayla believes viruses are living organisms. Who is correct and why?
Metamorphic rock forms as a result of:
Which statement is correct?
If a car is rolling down a ramp, the force between the tires and the ramp is an example of:
Kepler's First Law states that the _______ is at one of the foci of the orbits of the planets in our solar system
What is the greenhouse effect?
Which occurs when atoms link together in new ways to create a substance different from the original substances?
Metamorphic rock can form from:
The flower of a plant is involved in reproduction. Which parts are male and which are female?
Nucleotides are made up of a sugar, phosphate, and..?
The thinnest layer of the Earth is?
The roller coaster has the most kinetic energy at position-
One finds it more difficult to walk on ice than on a concrete road because:
It is easier to roll a barrel than to pull it because:
The human body has 23 homologous pairs of chromosomes. How many chromosomes does a somatic cell have?
According to the law of conservation of momentum, when two objects collide in the absence of outside forces,
A force is a ____________________
The fossil of Archaeopteryx represents the evidence of origin of:
Which one of the following is a source of methane emission into the atmosphere?
Peanut ran 50 meters in 10 seconds. What was Peanut's average speed?
Which of the following properties of water enables it to move from the roots to the leaves of plants?
The Earth's diameter is approximately how many kilometers?
Fill in the blanks: Proteins are made of different ____________ which are arranged in different orders, or _________________.
Which of the following is common bleaching agent?
Which symbiotic relationship is described by one individual benefiting and the other being neither harmed nor benefited?
Organisms in temperate zones are able to time their activities to cues given by the photoperiod, since:
What is meant by the term "genetic variation?"
According to Newton’s third law of motion, when a hammer strikes and exerts force on a nail, the nail-
According to Newton’s third law of motion, the strength of a reaction force is ____________________ the strength of the action force.
Around what body of water will you find the region known as the Ring of Fire?
What happens when two forces act in the same direction?
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?
What is the curved path that an object follows when thrown or launched near the surface of the Earth?
When two mercury drops are brought into contact, they merge to a bigger drop because liquids have tendency to possess:
Carbon dioxide is called a greenhouse gas because:
Which of the following items could best be called biodegradable?
Mumps is a disease caused by:
The living material comprising the bulk of a cell is called the:
One should not connect a number of electrical appliances to the same power socket because:
Rate of change of velocity is called: