About Applied science

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Applied science with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Applied science MCQ

1. The compass needle always points to the ___________.

  • north
  • south
  • east
  • west

2. It involves acquiring the basic understanding and habits for good health

  • Development
  • Physiological Goals
  • Insight
  • Cognitive Goals

3. Which is NOT a major economic problem?

  • When to produce?
  • What to produce?
  • How to produce?
  • For whom to produce?

4. They say that economics is the science of ____________.

  • Money
  • Country Growth
  • Opportunities
  • Decision Making

5. According to the basic economic principles, what creates wealth?

  • Voluntary Work
  • Voluntary Trade
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Management

6. Economics is said to deal mostly with the ____________ of resources.

  • Deprivation
  • Allocation
  • Usage
  • Consumption

7. Which of these are examples of habitats

  • Forest
  • River
  • Desert
  • All of above

8. How can we manage our household waste effectively

  • Using biodegradable products/packaging
  • Recycling
  • Eat more raw foods
  • Both A & B

9. Which of the following are conservation strategies used to help protect vulnerable species

  • Reintroducing captive individuals into the wild after a period of care
  • Protecting habitats from destruction
  • Legal protection against threats such as poaching
  • All of above

10. Which of the following substances can build up to dangerous levels in animal bodies as a result of bioaccumulation

  • Heavy metals
  • Pesticides
  • Fertiliser
  • Both A & B

11. In which ways can plastic waste cause harm to animals

  • Suffocation
  • Mistakenly eating it
  • Entanglement
  • All of above

12. The __________________ system works with the respiratory system to provide our body with oxygen and get rid of CO2 (carbon dioxide).

  • digestive
  • circulatory
  • muscular

13. What are the main organs of the respiratory system that allow us to breathe and for gas exchange to happen?

  • diaphragm
  • trachea
  • lungs

14. What is the main function of the respiratory system?

  • to provide oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the body
  • to break down food and absorb nutrients
  • to remove oxygen from the body and deliver carbon dioxide

15. When you breathe, your lungs take in __________ and remove _________.

  • air/oxygen
  • carbon dioxide/waste
  • oxygen/carbon dioxide

16. What is tube that is also known as your wind pipe?

  • esophagus
  • trachea
  • bronchi

17. When economists say that resources are scarce, it means that they are what?

  • Limited
  • Lacking
  • Overflowing
  • Rare

18. Countries and states utilize this to solve the problem of allocation.

  • Culture and Norms
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Economic Systems
  • Fiscal Policies

19. Allocation and scarcity is a problem because people have unlimited ____________.

  • problems
  • wants and needs
  • resources
  • desires

20. What best describes a want?

  • An unnecessary object
  • A commodity that fulfills a desire
  • An expensive object
  • A derived need

21. What do people respond to in predictable ways?

  • Problems
  • Incentives
  • Solutions
  • Choices

22. Aside from the actual monetary / resource cost, what other cost is incurred when decisions are made?

  • Chance Expense
  • Trade off
  • Equivalent Exchange
  • Opportunity Cost

23. Introducing change into the way in that social systems operate.

  • Restitution
  • Generativity
  • Behavior Change
  • Systematic Change

24. Counseling can be an avenue for self-exploration and self-discovery wherein the clients can gain more understanding about the self.

  • True
  • False

25. The counselor guides the counselee into seeing what misdeeds were committed and to realize they hurt others

  • Confrontational Counseling
  • Supportive Counseling
  • Preventive Counseling
  • Depth Counseling

26. It needs a long term process of counselors to build strong relationship between counselor and client

  • Educative Counseling
  • Spiritual Counseling
  • Informal Counseling
  • Depth Counseling

27. Which of the following is an applied social science?

  • Communication
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Both A & B

28. Moving in the direction of fulfilling potential or achieving an integration of previously conflicting parts of self.

  • Enlightenment
  • Self-acceptance
  • Cognitive Change
  • Self-actualization

29. It enhance special skills and abilities.

  • Remedial
  • Reinforcement
  • Enhancement
  • Preventive

30. Which of the following is the definition of counseling except:

  • It is a process, a relationship and an art.
  • Counseling is a helping relationship between counselors and clients.
  • Goals in the counseling process are determined solely by the counselors.
  • Counseling means giving an advice, recommendation and suggestions.

31. It applies the different concepts, theoretical models, and theories of the social science disciplines

  • Social Science
  • Applied Social Science
  • Counseling
  • Disciplines

32. Which of these is NOT a typical cause of habitat destruction?

  • Building
  • Agriculture
  • Quarrying
  • Development of technology
  • Dumping

33. What is the definition of 'sustainability'?

  • The ability to provide for our current needs whilst leaving enough resources for future generations
  • Recycling
  • Being 'green'
  • Reducing energy use

34. Which of these is a reason why a species may become endangered or extinct?

  • Habitat destruction
  • Not fast enough to run from predators
  • Migration
  • Breeding seasons changing

35. What is a habitat?

  • The natural environment in which an organism lives
  • The country an organism is originally from
  • A house
  • The continent an organism lives on

36. What is bioaccumulation?

  • Sudden, rapid rise in population
  • Increasing birth rate
  • The build up of chemicals to toxic levels in animal bodies
  • Cumulative weight gain in animals due to overfeeding

37. What is the biggest issue regarding the use of plastic?

  • They break down too easily
  • They give off toxic waste products
  • They are not biodegradable
  • Low rates of recycling

38. What is eutrophication?

  • Algae overgrowth as a result of the overuse of fertiliser
  • A problem caused by untreated sewage
  • The build up of heavy metals in the food chain
  • The presence of smog due to air pollution

39. Select the most appropriate end to the sentence: A pollution indicator...

  • ... tells us exactly how much pollution is present
  • ... tells us about the amount of pollution present if it is in an environment
  • ... tells us about the amount of pollution present if it is missing from an environment
  • ... is always a living thing

40. Which pollutant are lichens often sensitive to?

  • Carbon dioxide
  • Methane
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Sulfur trioxide

41. Sulfur dioxide is the pollutant that causes __________

  • Global warming
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Melting polar icecaps
  • Acid rain

42. Which of the following are non-living indicators of pollution?

  • Carbon dioxide levels and temperature
  • Dissolved oxygen levels and pH
  • Temperature and dissolved oxygen levels
  • Colour and pH

43. You can use fire near chemicals.

  • True
  • False

44. You should never mix chemicals.

  • True
  • False

45. Chemicals are not hazardous if properly used.

  • True
  • False

46. You should never keep chemicals in their original container.

  • True
  • False

47. Batteries should be stored in the sun.

  • True
  • False

48. Chemicals should be kept out of the reach of children.

  • True
  • False

49. Never use pesticides when children or pets are in the room.

  • True
  • False

50. Liquid chemicals should be stored above dry chemicals.

  • True
  • False

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