Exam Paper SSC CGL 2016 : Held on 29-08-2016 General Awareness (Evening Shift)

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Exam Paper SSC CGL 2016 : Held on 29-08-2016

General Awareness (Evening Shift)

26.Among the following States, _________has the lowest birth rate in India.

1) Kerala
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Bihar
4) West Bengal

Correct Answer: Kerala

27. The Secretariat of SAARC is set up at ____________

1) Washington
2) Kathmandu
3) Hague
4) New Delhi

Correct Answer: Kathmandu

28.The outermost range of Himalays is called_________

1) Kali
2) Shiwaliks
3) Dehradun
4) Kumaon

Correct Answer: Shiwaliks

29.Who is generally considered to be the father of the Indian Renaissance?

1) Rabindranath Tagore
2) Raja Rammohan Roy
3) Mahatma Phule
4) M.G. Ranade

Correct Answer: Raja Rammohan Roy

30.The longest river of peninsular India is__________

1) Narmada
2) Godavari
3) Mahanadi
4) Cauvery

Correct Answer: Godavari

31.___________gives hardness to stainless steel.

1) Zinc
2) Lead
3) Carbon
4) Tin

Correct Answer: Carbon

32.Which of the following is responsible for transport of food and other substances in plants?

1) Xylem
2) Phloem
3) Chloroplast
4) None of these

Correct Answer: Phloem

33.The washing machine works on the principle of ____________

1) Dialysis
2) Diffusion
3) Reverse osmosis
4) Centrifugation

Correct Answer: Centrifugation

34.Which is not an external storage device?

3) Pen Drive
4) RAM

Correct Answer: RAM

35.Which of the following is the correct description of the term sex-ratio as used in the context of the census of population?

1) Number of males per 1000 females.
2) Number of females per 1000 males.
3) Number of females per 100 males.
) Number of females in a sample of 1000 persons.

Correct Answer: Number of females per 1000 males.

36.The atomic power station in Rajasthan is situated at:

1) Pokhran
2) Suratgarh
3) Rawatbhata
4) Chittorgarh

Correct Answer: Rawatbhata

37.The Sahitya Akademi Awards are given for best writings in how many Indian languages?

1) 12
2) 15
3) 20
4) 24

Correct Answer: 24

38.Right to Privacy comes under______________

1) Article 19
2) Article 20
3) Article 21
4) Article 18

Correct Answer: Article 21

39.The foreign traveller who visited India during the reign of Shahjahan was______________

1) Thomas Roe
2) William Hawkins
3) Ibn Batuta
4) Manucci

Correct Answer: Manucci

40.The GST (Goods and Services Tax), recently passed by Government will be levied on which of the following products?

1) Petroleum Crude
2) Tobacco
3) Natural Gas
4) Aviation Turbine Fuel

Correct Answer: Tobacco

41.Who was elected the Prime Minister of Nepal recently?

1) Keshav Kumar Budhathoki
2) Khadga Prasad Sharma Koli
3) Sushil Koirala
4) Pushpakamal Dahal 'Prachanda'

Correct Answer: Pushpakamal Dahal 'Prachanda'

42.Which lobe of human brain is associated with hearing?

1) Frontal lobe
2) Parietal lobe
3) Temporal lobe
4) Occipital lobe

Correct Answer: Temporal lobe

43. Which of the following is not soluble in water?

1) Lead sulphate
2) Zinc sulphate
3) Potassium sulphate
4) Sodium sulphate

Correct Answer: Lead sulphate

44.Activated Charcoal is used to remove colouring matter from pure substances by_______

1) Bleaching
2) Oxidation
3) Adsorption
4) Reduction

Correct Answer: Adsorption

45.Chernobyl disaster is the result of pollution by_____________

1) Oil spill
2) Acid rain
3) Carbon dioxide
4) Radioactive waste

Correct Answer: Radioactive waste

46.Which of the following caused radioactive pollution along the coast of Kerala?

1) Plutonium
2) Zinc
3) Thorium
4) Radium

Correct Answer: Thorium

47.In mammals, an important role of excretion is played by________

1) Large intestine
2) Kidneys
3) Lungs
4) Liver

Correct Answer: Kidneys

48.The second Green Revolution aims at increasing agricultural output to promote

1) Availability of easy credit to big farmers
2) Co-operative farming
3) Inclusive growth
4) Development of rural sector

Correct Answer: Inclusive growth

49.Which of the following causes rainfall during winters in the north-western part of India?

1) Western disturbances
2) Cyclonic depression
3) Southwest monsoon
4) Retreating monsoon

Correct Answer: Western disturbances

50.The 'Blue Water Policy' was introduced by the Portugese leader_________

1) Franscisco-de-Almeida
2) Alfonso de Albuquerque
3) Francis Caron
4) Francis Martin

Correct Answer: Franscisco-de-Almeida