Tuesday, February 14, 2012

SSC ( Multi-Tasking ) Exam Solved Paper

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General Awareness

(Exam Held On: 21-02-2011)

1. The indian monument recently inscribed in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List is
a) Jantar Mantar of Ujjain
b) Jantar Mantar of Varanasi
c) Jantar Mantar of Delhi
d) Jantar Mantar of Jaipur
2. Yen is the currency of
a) Yugoslavia
b) Mexico
c) Japan
d) Thailand
3. Nasik is situated on the bank of the river
a) Mahanadi
b) Tapti
c) Krishna
d) Godavari
4. Which one of the following is a “Surface to Air missile”?
a) Trishul
b) K-15 Sagarika
c) Brahmos
d) Agni
5. Nehru Trophy is associated with
a) Hockey
b) Football
c) Kabaddi
d) Table Tennis(Women)
6. Odissi classical dance originated in
a) Orissa (Now it’s Odisha)
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Gujarat
7. Who discovered America?
a) Vasco-Da-Gamma
b) Columbus
c) Captain Cook
d) Amundsen
8. The famous painting “Monalisa” was the creation of
a) Michael-Angelo
b) Leonardo-Da-Vinci
c) Piccasso
d) Van-Gogh
9. The first woman to swim across the seven important seas is
a) Chandini
b) Bula Choudhary
c) Mridula Rajiv
d) Priya Shanbhag
10. Insulin was discovered by
a) F. Banting (Frederick Banting)
b) Edward Jenner
d) Ronald Ross
e) S. A. Wakesman
11. The radioactive Strontium-90 causes
a) Brain cancer
b) Skin cancer
c) Lung cancer
d) Bone cancer
12. Shivpuri National Park of Madhya Pradesh is important for
a) Tiger and Elephant
b) Wild Buffalo
c) Birds
d) Leopard and Chital
13.Decible is a term connected with
a) Air
b) Water
c) Sound
d) Soil
14. “Van Mahotsav” is associated with
a) Cutting trees
b) Planting trees
c) Increase in crops
d) Protection of plants
15. The Accounting Year of Reserve Bank of India is runs from
a) April to March
b) July to June (July 1 to June 30)
c) January to December
d) August to July
16. Agricultural Commodities are graded with
a) ISI
b) Eco products
d) Green Product
17.The food stocks that are built up during the years of bumper harvest are called
a) Capital Stock
b) Buffer Stock
c) Production Stock
d) Grain Stock
18. The Minimum Wages Act was first passed in India in the year
a) 1947
b) 1948
c) 1950
d) 1951
19. Human Development Index was developed by
a) Amartya Sen
c) Friedman
d) Mahbub-ul-Haq
e) Montek Singh
20. Crop sown soon after the onset of South-West monsoon in India is called
a) Rabi
b) Kharif
b) Rainfed
d) Dry farming
21. In which state is “Silent Valley” located?
a) Tamilnadu
b) Kerala
c) Assam
d) Arunachal Pradesh
22. Which is the International Date Line?
a) Equator
b) o Longitude
c) 90 East Longitude
d) 180 Longitude
23. The main cause of Tasunami is
a) Volcanoes
b) Cyclones
c) Earthquake on sea floor
d) Moon’s attraction
24. The Central Drug Research Institute of India is located at
a) Delhi
b) Banglore
c) Chennai
d) Lucknow
25. Nomination of Rajya Sabha Members by the President was taken from the Constitution of
a) USA
b) Ireland
c) South Africa
d) France
26. The concept of sovereign parliament originated in
a) England
b) India
c) France
d) Japan
27. National Institute of Rural Development is located at
a) New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Hyderabad
d) Kanpur
28. Who is considered the Architect of the Indian Constitution?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) B. R. Ambedkar
c) Jawharlal Nehru
d) B.N. Rao
29. Who said that “India’s soul lives in villages”?
a) Vinoba Bhave
b) Jayaprakash Narayan
c) Nehru
d) Gandhiji
30. What was the name of the Newspaper edited by Mahatma Gandhi till 1933
a) Sarvodaya
b) Arya
c) Times of India
d) Young India
31. Who started the “Servants of India Society”?
a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
c) Surendranath Bannerjee
d) Dadabhai Naoroji
32. Which among the following revolutionaries executed by British?
a) Jatin Das
b) Chandershekhar Azad
c) Rajguru
d) Kalpana Dutt
Rajguru, Sukhdev also hanged with Bhagat Singh on 23rd March 1931 by British Government
33. In which of the following towns is “Moti Masjid” situated?
a) Agra
b) Jaipur
c) Lahore
d) Ahmedabad
34. Which of the following are belief’s of Buddhism?
a) The world is full of sorrows
b) People suffers on account of desires
c) If desires are conquered, nirvana will be attained
d) The existence of God and Soul must be recognised
A) (a), (b), (c) and (d)
B) (b) and (c)
C) (a), (b) and (c)
D) (b), (c) and (d)
35. Which of the following is a good source of Vitamin ‘E’?
a) Meat
b) Ghee
c) Yellow yolks
d) Fresh vegetables
36. Penicillin is isolated from
a) Fungi
b) Algae
c) Virus
d) Bacteria
37. The total number of bones in the human body is
a) 206
b) 260
c) 306
d) 360
The human body consists 206 bones for adults, but for infants there are 270. At the time of birth, an infant may have 300-350 bones
38. Bile is secreted by
a) Gall Bladder
b) Liver
c) Bile duct
d) Pancreas
I niInitially Bile is synthesized and secreted by the liver and stored in Gall bladder through the Bile duct. When there is stimulation by fatty food, it is secreted by Gall Bladder.
39. Name the vitamin not found in any animal food.
a) Vitamin B12
b) Vitamin C
c) Vitamin D
d) Vitamin K
40. The largest organ of human body is
a) Heart
b) Brain
c) Liver
d) Kidney
Skin is the first largest organ of human body. Liver is second largest organ
41. Which type of mirror is used in the headlights of vehicles?
a) Plane mirror
b) Concave mirror
c) Convex mirror
d) Parabolic mirror
42. The height of a geo-stationary satellite from the Earth’s surface is approximately
a) 36,000 Km
b) 40,000 Km
c) 30,000 Km
d) None of these
43. An electric iron has a heating element made up of
a) Copper
b) Tungston
c) Nichrome
d) Zinc
44. The planet nearest to Sun is
a) Earth
b) Mercury
c) Mars
d) Venus
45. The process of covering water pipes made of Iron with Zinc layer to prevent corrosion is called
a) Zinc plating
b) Alloy formation
c) Vulcanization
d) Galvanization
46. The particle required to continue chain process of Uranium fission
a) Electron
b) Proton
c) Neutron
d) Positron
47. Which of the following is used to increase the anti-knocking property of petrol?
a) Tetramethyl Lead
b) Tetraethyl Lead
c) Trimethyl Lead
d) Triethyl Lead
48. The chief source for the production of nitrogenous fertilizers is
a) Ammonia
b) Nitric Acid
c) Nitrogen
d) Nitrogen Dioxide
49. Fifth generation computers do not have
a) Speech recoginition
b) Artificial intelligence
c) Very large scale integration
d) Vacuum tubes
50. Where does a computer add, compare and shuffle data?
a) Memory chip
b) CPU chip
c) Floppy disk
d) Hard disk