SSC CGL (Tier – 1) “held on 31 August 2016” Morning Shift (General Awareness)


Question 26.Money market is a market for _______________


1) Short term fund
2) Long term fund
3) Negotiable instruments
4) Sale of shares

Correct Answer: Short term fund

Question 27.India shares longest international boundary with which country?


1) Bangladesh
2) China
3) Nepal
4) Bhutan

Correct Answer: Bangladesh

Question 28.The Residuary powers of legislation under Indian Constitution rests with


1) President
2) Prime Minister
3) Parliament
4) States

Correct Answer: Parliament

Question 29.Appointments for all India Services are made by


2) President
3) Prime Minister
4) Parliament

Correct Answer: President

Question 30.The people of the Indus valley civilisation worshipped ____________________.


1) Vishnu
2) Pashupati
3) Indra
4) Brahma

Correct Answer: Pashupati

Question 31.The Upanishads are the ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌______________________ .


1) Great Epics
2) Story Books
3) Source of Hindu Philosophy
4) Law Books

Correct Answer: Source of Hindu Philosophy

Question 32.Tsangpo is the other name in Tibet for ____________ .


1) Kosi
2) Gandak
3) Brahmaputra
4) Ganga

Correct Answer: Brahmaputra

Question 33.The largest herbarium of India is located at


1) Kolkata
2) Lucknow
3) Mumbai
4) Coimbatore

Correct Answer: Kolkata

Question 34.Temperature of distant luminous bodies can be determined by


1) Mercury thermometers
2) Gas thermometers
3) Pyrometers
4) Colour thermometers

Correct Answer: Pyrometers

Question 35.In IT terminology failure in the kernel is called as


1) crash
2) crash dump
3) dump
4) Kernel error

Correct Answer: crash

Question 36.Which of the following institutions was not founded by Mahatama Gandhi?


1) Sabarmati Ashram
2) Sevagram Ashram
3) Vishwa Bharti
4) Phoenix Ashram

Correct Answer: Vishwa Bharti

Question 37.Which of the following State has become India’s first carbon free State?


1) Himachal Pradesh
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Maharashtra

Correct Answer: Himachal Pradesh

Question 38.Energy travels from Sun to Earth through


1) conduction
2) convection
3) radiation
4) modulation

Correct Answer: radiation

Question 39.C.K. Naidu Cup is associated with which of the following sporting events?


1) Tennis
2) Cricket
3) Hockey
4) Golf

Correct Answer: Cricket

Question 40.Pump priming should be resorted to at a time of?


1) Inflation
2) Deflation
3) Stagflation
4) Reflation

Correct Answer: Deflation

Question 41.Which is the highest award for gallantry during peacetime?


1) Vir Chakra
2) Param Vir Chakra
3) Ashok Chakra
4) Mahavir Chakra

Correct Answer: Ashok Chakra

Question 42.At Barren Island, the only active volcano in India is situated in


1) Andaman Islands
2) Nicobar Islands
3) Lakshadweep
4) Minicoy

Correct Answer: Nicobar Islands

Question 43.The transfer of minerals from top soil to subsoil through soil-water is called?


1) Percolation
2) Conduction
3) Leaching
4) Transpiration

Correct Answer: Leaching

Question 44.Heat is transmitted from higher temperature to lower temperature through the actual motion of the molecules in


1) Conduction
2) Convection
3) Radiation
4) Both conduction and convection

Correct Answer: Convection

Question 45.Polio is caused by


1) Bacteria
2) Virus
3) Fungus
4) Protozoa

Correct Answer: Virus

Question 46.Which country is in the process of building the largest single Aperture Radio Telescope – FAST


1) Japan
2) China
3) USA
4) Russia

Correct Answer: China

Question 47.The Kovvada Nuclear Park project is proposed to be setup in which State?


1) Rajasthan
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Karnataka

Correct Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Question 48.Fixed Foreign Exchange Rate can be changed by


1) RBI
3) Ministry of Finance

Correct Answer: RBI

Question 49.In bio fortification technique plant breeders use breeding to overcome


1) Loss due to insect pests
2) Decrease in food production
3) Deficiencies of micronutrients and vitamins
4) Loss due to plant diseases

Correct Answer: Deficiencies of micronutrients and vitamins

Question 50.Which Institution has the final authority to interpret the Constitution of India?


1) Parliament
2) Supreme Court of India
3) President
4) Attorney General of India

Correct Answer: Supreme Court of India


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