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SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper 1 September 2016 - General Awareness

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Question 1.The minimum short-term natural hazard is __________ .

a. blizzard

b. earthquake

c. volcanic eruption

d. bolt of lightning


Question 2.DOTS is a treatment given to patients suffering from _________ .

a. Polio

b. AIDS

c. Hepatitis

d. Tuberculosis


Question 3.Which dynasty was ruling in Vijaynagar empire at the time of the Battle of Talikota?

a. Sangam

b. Aniridu

c. Tuluva

d. Saluva


Question 4.Which of the following Sultans died while playing Polo or Chaugan?

a. Qutb-ud-din Aibak

b. Balban

c. Iltutmish

d. Nasiruddin Muhammad


Question 5.Molten rock below the surface of the earth is called __________ .

a. Basalt

b. Laccolith

c. Lava

d. Magma


Question 6.Magnesium is a constituent metal of __________ .

a. Chlorophyll molecule

b. DNA

c. Mitochondria

d. Ribosomes


Question 7.Which one among the following components is used as an amplifying device?

a. Transformer

b. Diode

c. Capacitor

d. Transistor


Question 8.A __________ is an agreement between the communicating parties on how communication is to proceed.

a. Path

b. SLA

c. Bond

d. Protocol


Question 9.Name the gas used in preparation of bleaching powder

a. Oxygen

b. Hydrogen

c. Nitrogen

d. Chlorine


Question 10.The depletion in Ozone layer is caused by ___________ .

a. Nitrous oxide

b. Carbon dioxide

c. Chlorofluorocarbons

d. Methane


Question 11.Sariska and Ranthambore are the reserves for which of the following

a. Lion

b. Deer

c. Tiger

d. Bear


Question 12.The prestigious 'Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding' is instituted by

a. National Centre for Art and Culture

b. Department of Youth and Sports

c. Nehru Memorial Museum

d. Indian Council for Cultural Relations


Question 13.Phosphorus is kept in water because

a. its ignition temperature is very high

b. its ignition temperature is very low

c. its critical temperature is high

d. its critical temperature is low


Question 14.The famous Dilwara temples of Mount Abu are a sacred pilgrimage place for the

a. Buddhists

b. Jains

c. Sikhs

d. Parsis


Question 15.The unit of measurement of noise is

a. Decibel

b. Hertz

c. Amplifier

d. Acoustics


Question 16.The commonly used coolant in refrigerators is

a. Ammonia

b. Nitrogen

c. Freon

d. Oxygen


Question 17.The complete form of 'IC' in electronics is

a. Internal circuit

b. Independent circuit

c. Integrated circuit

d. Inbuilt circuit


Question 18.Who among the following did Gandhi ji regard as his political Guru?

a. Mahadev Desai

b. Dayanand Saraswati

c. Acharya Narendra Dev

d. Gopal Krishna Gokhale


Question 19.Which of the following constitutional Amendment Act, deals with the Elementary Education as a Fundamental Right?

a. 84th Amendment Act

b. 85th Amendment Act

c. 86th Amendment Act

d. 87th Amendment Act


Question 20.The World's largest island is

a. Greenland

b. Iceland

c. New Guinea

d. Madagascar


Question 21.Sea water is saltier than rain water because

a. Sea animals are salt producing

b. The air around the sea is saltish

c. Rivers wash away salts from earth and pour them into the sea

d. Sea beds have salt producing mines


Question 22.Pannalal Ghosh played which of the following musical instruments?

a. Flute

b. Sitar

c. Violin

d. Santoor


Question 23.Rio Summit is associated with

a. Convention on Biological Diversity

b. Green house gases

c. Ozone depletion

d. Wet lands


Question 24.Polyploidy arises due to change in the

a. number of chromatids

b. structure of genes

c. number of chromosomes

d. structure of chromosomes


Question 25.Which South Korean author in May 2016 won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for her novel 'The Vegetarian'?

a. Han Kang

b. Yiyun Li

c. Tami Hoag

d. Taya Zinkin





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