Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 17-08-2017 General Awareness (Shift-1)

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Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 17-08-2017 (Shift-1)


(General Awareness)


QID : 26 - In a centrally planned economy, the ____________ plans all the important activities in the economy.

Options:

1) Industrialists
2) Citizens
3) Government
4) Judiciary

Correct Answer: Government

QID : 27 - __________ says that if we keep increasing the employment of an input, with other inputs fixed, eventually a point will be reached after which the resulting addition to output (i.e., marginal product of that input) will start falling.

Options:

1) Law of diminishing marginal product
2) Law of variable proportions
3) The Short Run
4) The Long Run

Correct Answer: Law of diminishing marginal product

QID : 28 - ______________ means that the Supreme Court will reconsider the case and the legal issues involved in it.

Options:

1) Original Jurisdiction
2) Writ Jurisdiction
3) Appellate Jurisdiction
4) Advisory Jurisdiction

Correct Answer: Appellate Jurisdiction

QID : 29 - Which amendment of the Constitution of India increased the age of retirement of High Court judges from 60 to 62 years?

Options:

1) 10th
2) 12th
3) 15th
4) 245th

Correct Answer: 15th

QID : 30 - During their rule the British persuaded or forced cultivators in Madras to grow __________.

Options:

1) Jute 
2) Tea
3) Sugarcane
4) Rice

Correct Answer: Rice

QID : 31 - The queen with the title Didda ruled over which part of India between 980 - 1003?

Options:

1) Avadh
2) Kashmir
3) Sindh
4) Bengal

Correct Answer: Kashmir

QID : 32 - In the north-west, India shares its land boundaries with which country?

Options:

1) Sri Lanka
2) Myanmar
3) Bangladesh
4) Pakistan

Correct Answer: Pakistan

QID : 33 - The part of the Himalayas lying between Satluj and Kali rivers is known as ____________.

Options:

1) Punjab Himalaya
2) Nepal Himalayas
3) Kumaon Himalayas
4) Assam Himalayas

Correct Answer: Kumaon Himalayas

QID : 34 - Potato, tomato and brinjal are three different species but all belong to which genus?

Options:

1) Solanum
2) Panthera
3) Felis
4) Tigris

Correct Answer: Solanum

QID : 35 - The first formed primary xylem elements are called ___________.

Options:

1) Metaxylem
2) Protoxylem
3) Xylem fibres
4) Xylem parenchyma

Correct Answer: Protoxylem

QID : 36 - Nereis, Pheretima (Earthworm) and Hirudinaria (blood sucking leech) are examples of which Phylum?

Options:

1) Coelenterata
2) Aschelminthes
3) Annelida
4) Arthropoda

Correct Answer: Annelida

QID : 37 - In humans, the sound is produced by the ________.

Options:

1) oesophagus
2) larynx
3) medulla
4) epiglottis

Correct Answer: larynx

QID : 38 - The vocal cords in men are about _______ long.

Options:

1) 10mm
2) 20mm
3) 30mm
4) 40mm

Correct Answer: 20mm

QID : 39 - The __________ uses an addressing scheme known as URL to indicate the location of files on the web.

Options:

1) JavaScript
2) World Wide Web
3) SQL
4) String

Correct Answer: World Wide Web

QID : 40 - Most liquids that conduct electricity are solutions of acids, bases and ______.

Options:

1) Copper
2) Aluminium
3) Salts
4) Iron

Correct Answer: Salts

QID : 41 - Which base is present in milk of magnesia?

Options:

1) Magnesium hydroxide
2) Ammonium hydroxide
3) Sodium hydroxide
4) Calcium hydroxide

Correct Answer: Magnesium hydroxide

QID : 42 - ___________ is the process of restoring a forest that once existed but was removed at some point of time in the past.

Options:

1) Deforestation
2) Reforestation
3) Greenhouse
4) Jhum cultivation

Correct Answer: Reforestation

QID : 43 - ______________ scheme launched by the Central Government to eliminate open defecation by constructing toilets for households, communities.

Options:

1) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
2) Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan
3) Stand up India scheme
4) National RU URBAN Mission

Correct Answer: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

QID : 44 - Who discovered Sodium?

Options:

1) Humphry Davy
2) William Henry Fox
3) J.J.Thomson
4) Karl Benz

Correct Answer: Humphry Davy

QID : 45 - Who was the 2016 Men's Kabaddi World Cup Runner-Up?

Options:

1) Thailand
2) Iran
3) Argentina
4) Pakistan

Correct Answer: Iran

QID : 46 - Jama Masjid of Delhi was built in which century?

Options:

1) 15th 
2) 16th 
3) 17th
4) 18th

Correct Answer: 17th

QID : 47 - Which of the following won The Man Booker Prize 2016?

Options:

1) The Sellout
2) A Brief History of Seven Killings
3) The Narrow Road to the Deep North
4) The Luminaries

Correct Answer: The Sellout

QID : 48 - Which of the statements given below are correct?

1. The author of the novel 'Gilead' is Don Winslow.
2. The author of the novel 'Wolf Hall' is Stephen Dobyns.
3. The author of the novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is Harper Lee.

Options:

1) 1 and 2
2) 2 and 3
3) 1 and 3
4) 1, 2 and 3

Correct Answer: 1 and 2

QID : 49 - What was United Kingdom's rank in 2016 Human Development Index published by the United Nations Development Programme?

Options:

1) 4
2) 16
3) 64
4) 256

Correct Answer: 16

QID : 50 - Which railway station is used for immigration and customs of passengers who travel on the Thar Express between Pakistan and India?

Options:

1) Jalal Marri
2) Zero Point 
3) Lal Pir
4) Gujar Garhi

Correct Answer: Zero Point

Poll

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