SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 28 August 2016" Evening Shift (General Awareness)


SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 28 August 2016" Evening Shift (General Awareness)

Question 26.What is the phenomenon which established the transverse nature of light ?

1) Reflection
2) Interference
3) Diffraction
4) Polarisation

Correct Answer: Polarisation

Question 27.What is the name of a memory buffer used to accommodate a speed differential ?

1) Cache
2) Stack Pointer
3) Accumulator

Correct Answer: Cache

Question 28.What is contained in Chlorophyll ?

1) sodium
2) potassium
3) manganese
4) magnesium

Correct Answer: magnesium

Question 29.Epigraphy is the study of which of the following ?

1) Coins
2) Inscriptions
3) Temples
4) Birds

Correct Answer: Inscriptions

Question 30.Who won the Women's Singles Wimbledon Championship 2016 ?

1) Angilique Kuber
2) Serena Williams
3) Venus Williams
4) Steffi Graff

Correct Answer: Serena Williams

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Question 31.In which field is B.C. Roy Award given ?

1) Music
2) Journalism
3) Medicine
4) Environment

Correct Answer: Medicine

Question 32.What is Damodar Valley Corporation ?

1) Statutory body
2) Municipal Corporation looking after Damodar Valley
3) A private enterprise located in Bihar
4) A non government organisation

Correct Answer: Statutory body

Question 33.Which is the highest gallantry Award in India?

1) Vir Chakra
2) Param Vishist Seva Medal
3) Kirti Chakra
4) Param Vir Chakra

Correct Answer: Param Vir Chakra

Question 34.Who was recently appointed as the first woman president of Nepal?

1) Sita Subedi
2) Pampha Bhusal
3) Urmila Rana
4) Bidhya Devi Bhandari

Correct Answer: Bidhya Devi Bhandari

Question 35.In which field is Pulitzer Prize awarded for outstanding work ?

1) Environment study
2) Science and Technology
3) Literature and Journalism
4) International Understanding

Correct Answer: Literature and Journalism

Question 36.Why is Carbon Monoxide a pollutant ?

1) Reacts with haemoglobin
2) Makes nervous system inactive
3) It reacts with Oxygen
4) It inhibits glycolysis

Correct Answer: Reacts with haemoglobin

Question 37.Why is Rann Of Kutch of India famous for ?

1) Tidal and flats
2) Fertile soil
3) Dense Vegetation
4) All are correct

Correct Answer: Tidal and flats

Question 38.Commercial banks lend to which of the following Priority sectors?

1) Heavy Industries
2) Agriculture, Small scale industries
3) Foreign Companies
4) State government in emergency situation

Correct Answer: Agriculture, Small scale industries

Question 39.What is the accounting year of the Reserve Bank of India ?

1) April-March
2) July-June
3) October-September
4) January-December

Correct Answer: July-June

Question 40.What is the position of the Earth when it is at the greatest distance from the sun ?

1) Aphelion
2) Antipode
3) Perihelion
4) Aldiatc

Correct Answer: Aphelion

Question 41.The biogas used for cooking is a mixture of which of the following ?

1) Carbon dioxide & oxygen
2) Isobutane & propane
3) Methane & carbon monoxide
4) Methane & carbon dioxide

Correct Answer: Methane & carbon dioxide

Question 42.From the following, who was the first women speaker of Lok Sabha?

1) Sushma Swaraj
2) Margret Alva
3) Meera Kumar
4) Sarojini Naidu

Correct Answer: Meera Kumar

Question 43.Which of the following wind is blowing from the Mediterranean sea to the North Western parts of India?

1) Western disturbances
2) Norwesters
3) Loo
4) Mango showers

Correct Answer: Western disturbances

Question 44.Azolla increases soil fertility for ….

1) maize cultivation
2) wheat cultivation
3) barley cultivation
4) rice cultivation

Correct Answer: rice cultivation

Question 45.Which of the following is not provided in the constitution ?

1) Election Commission
2) Finance Commission
3) Public Service Commission
4) Planning Commission

Correct Answer: Planning Commission

Question 46.What is the popular name of Monolithic rock shrines at Mahabalipuram ?

1) Rathas
2) Prasadas
3) Mathika
4) Gandhakuti

Correct Answer: Rathas

Question 47.What is the name of the device used to convert alternating current into direct current?

1) Ammeter
2) Galvanometer
3) Rectifier
4) Transformer

Correct Answer: Rectifier

Question 48.Why does ice covered in sawdust not melt quickly?

1) Sawdust does not allow the air to touch the ice
2) The water is absorbed by sawdust
3) Sawdust is a bad conductor of heat
4) Sawdust is good conductor of heat

Correct Answer: Sawdust is a bad conductor of heat

Question 49.Which layer of the earth's atmosphere contains the ozone layer?

1) Troposphere
2) Mesosphere
3) Ionosphere
4) Stratosphere
Correct Answer: Stratosphere

Question 50.Where is the Great Barrier Reef located ?

1) Pacific Ocean
2) Indian Ocean
3) Atlantic Ocean
4) Arctic Ocean

Correct Answer: Pacific Ocean

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