Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 19-08-2017 General Awareness (Shift-3)

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Exam Paper SSC CGL 2017 : Held on 19-08-2017 (Shift-3)


(General Awareness)


QID : 226 - A ___________ deficit is financed by net capital flows from the rest of the world, thus by a capital account surplus.

Options:

1) Current Account
2) Savings Account
3) Capital Account
4) Asset Account

Correct Answer: Current Account

QID : 227 - __________ is defined as the output per unit of variable input

Options:

1) Marginal product
2) Production function
3) Total product
4) Average product

Correct Answer: Average product

QID : 228 - "Taxes on lands and buildings" is listed in the __________ list given in the Seventh Schedule in the Constitution of India.

Options:

1) Union
2) State
3) Global
4) Concurrent

Correct Answer: State

QID : 229 - There are total _________ parliamentary seats (Rajya Sabha constituency) in Maharashtra.

Options:

1) 11
2) 19
3) 10
4) 1

Correct Answer: 19

QID : 230 - Akbar was __________ years old when he became emperor.

Options:

1) 16
2) 19
3) 13
4) 10

Correct Answer: 13

QID : 231 - Sultan Mahmud was a ruler of_____.

Options:

1) Persia
2) Ghazni
3) Lahore
4) Arab

Correct Answer: Ghazni

QID : 232 - As the river enters the plain it twists and turns forming large bends known as ____________.

Options:

1) crooks
2) flections
3) rounds
4) meanders

Correct Answer: meanders

QID : 233 - The method of soil conservation in which stones, grass, soil are used to build barriers along contours and trenches are made in front of the barriers to collect water is called?

Options:

1) Mulching
2) Contour barriers
3) Rock dam
4) Terrace farming

Correct Answer: Contour barriers

QID : 234 - In male reproductive system, the testes are situated outside the abdominal cavity within a pouch called __________.

Options:

1) Glands 
2) Scrotum
3) Testicular Lobules
4) Seminiferous Tubules

Correct Answer: Scrotum

QID : 235 - Which of the following is not among the 3 main classes of Algae?

Options:

1) Chlorophyceae
2) Rhodophyceae
3) Phaeophyceae
4) Gymnosperms

Correct Answer: Gymnosperms

QID : 236 - Sycon (Scypha), Spongilla (Fresh water sponge) and Euspongia (Bath sponge) are examples of which Phylum?

Options:

1) Coelenterata
2) Platyhelminthes
3) Ctenophora
4) Porifera

Correct Answer: Porifera

QID : 237 - If the force applied on the object is in the direction opposite to the direction of motion, the speed of the object __________.

Options:

1) increases
2) stops
3) decreases
4) no effect

Correct Answer: decreases

QID : 238 - The SI unit of acceleration is _______________.

Options:

1) meters per seconds squared
2) meters per second
3) seconds per meter
4) seconds per meter squared

Correct Answer: meters per seconds squared

QID : 239 - In Microsoft Excel, the _______() function returns the smallest value among the values passed as arguments.

Options:

1) LEAST
2) LESS
3) MIN
4) LOW

Correct Answer: MIN

QID : 240 - Fire extinguishers emit which gas?

Options:

1) Carbon monoxide
2) Chlorine
3) Carbon dioxide
4) Nitrogen

Correct Answer: Carbon dioxide

QID : 241 - What is formed when Magnesium is burnt?

Options:

1) Baking Soda
2) Calcium Carbonate
3) Ash
4) Vinegar

Correct Answer: Ash

QID : 242 - The salt concentration (measured as salinity in parts per thousand), is less than ______ % in inland waters.

Options:

1) 5
2) 20
3) 50
4) 75

Correct Answer: 5

QID : 243 - ______________ scheme launched by the Central Government aims to improve rural livelihoods and promote rural development and strengthen the Panchayati Raj across the country.

Options:

1) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
2) Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan
3) Stand up India scheme
4) National RU URBAN Mission

Correct Answer: Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan

QID : 244 - Who discovered Photon?

Options:

1) George Crum
2) Albert Einstein
3) Henry Cavendish
4) Humphry Davy

Correct Answer: Albert Einstein

QID : 245 - Who is the winner of 2016-17 Premier League (Football)?

Options:

1) Leicester City
2) Manchester City
3) Chelsea
4) Manchester United

Correct Answer: Chelsea

QID : 246 - Gol Gumbaz was designed by?

Options:

1) Ustad Ahmad of Lahouri
2) George Wittet
3) Henry Irwin
4) Yaqut of Dabul

Correct Answer: Yaqut of Dabul

QID : 247 - Which of the following was the winner of the Grammy Awards 2016 "Country Song of the Year"?

Options:

1) Chances Are
2) Girl Crush
3) Hold My Hand
4) Traveller

Correct Answer: Girl Crush

QID : 248 - A] The author of the novel 'Bird Box' is Victor LaValle.

B] The author of the novel 'The Devil in Silver' is Josh Malerman.

C] The author of the novel 'Fellside' is Victor LaValle.

Which of the statements given above are not correct?

Options:

1) A and B
2) B and C
3) A and C
4) A, B and C

Correct Answer: A, B and C

QID : 249 - In April 2017, to address growing unemployment, which country has abolished the 457 Visa Programme used by thousands of temporary foreign workers, a majority of them Indians?

Options:

1) USA
2) Canada
3) Australia
4) UK

Correct Answer: Australia

QID : 250 - SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) is based in which city?

Options:

1) Islamabad
2) Dhaka
3) Colombo
4) Kathmandu

Correct Answer: Dhaka