(Paper) SSC Junior Engineers (JE) Exam - 2016 "held on 02 March 2017" Afternoon Shift (General Awareness)

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(Paper) SSC Junior Engineers (JE) Exam - 2016 "held on 02 March 2017" Afternoon Shift (General Awareness)

QID : 351 - Which of the following is not a part of the human stomach?

Options:
1) cardiac
2) caecum
3) fundic
4) pyloric

Correct Answer: caecum

QID : 352 - Which of the following white blood cells is a type of agranulocytes?

Options:
1) neutrophils
2) eosinophils
3) lymphocytes
4) basophils

Correct Answer: lymphocytes

QID : 353 - Which of the following is an insectivorous plant?

Options:
1) Pitcher
2) Alstonia
3) Calotropis
4) Eichhornia

Correct Answer: Pitcher

QID : 354 - Which of the following represents the correct pathway of water movement in the root?

Options:
1) Epidermis > Endodermis > Cortex > Pericycle > Xylem
2) Epidermis > Pericycle > Endodermis > Cortex > Xylem
3) Epidermis > Cortex > Endodermis > Pericycle > Xylem
4) Epidermis > Pericycle > Cortex > Endodermis > Xylem

Correct Answer: Epidermis > Cortex > Endodermis > Pericycle > Xylem

QID : 355 - Consider the following pairs.

Name : Formula
1] 2-Bromopropane : (CH3)2C=CHCOCH3
2] Propan-1-amine : CH3–CH2–CH2–NH2
3] Dichloromethane : CH2Cl2
4] 4-Methylpent-3-en-2-one : CH3-CHBr-CH3

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

Options:
1) 1 and 4 only
2) 3 and 4 only
3) 2 and 3 only
4) 2 , 3 and 4 only

Correct Answer: 2 and 3 only

QID : 356 - What is the IUPAC name of Allyl bromide?

Options:
1) Dichloromethane
2) Tetrachloromethane
3) 2-Chlorobutane
4) 3-Bromopropene

Correct Answer: 3-Bromopropene

QID : 357 - Formula for Hexamethylene diamine is ______.

Options:
1) NH2(CH2)4NH2
2) NH2(CH2)6NH2
3) NH2(CH2)3NH2
4) NH2(CH2)2NH2

Correct Answer: NH2(CH2)6NH2

QID : 358 - Which of the following elements is the most electronegative?

Options:
1) Aluminium
2) Boron
3) Gallium
4) Thallium

Correct Answer: Boron

QID : 359 - Which HTML tag is used to make a text bold?

Options:
1) <body>
2) <b>
3) <br>
4) None of these

Correct Answer: <b>

QID : 360 - To easily access commonly used commands and tools in a word processor use the _____ bar.

Options:
1) Home
2) Title
3) Menu
4) Tool

Correct Answer: Tool

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QID : 361 - Hareli is the harvest festival of which state?

Options:
1) Assam
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Himachal Pradesh
4) Chhattisgarh

Correct Answer: Chhattisgarh

QID : 362 - In October 2016, who was sacked as the Chairman of the Tata Sons?

Options:
1) Ratan Tata
2) Narayan Murthy
3) Cyrus Mistry
4) Vishal Sikka

Correct Answer: Cyrus Mistry

QID : 363 - Which of the following scientists demonstrated that fermentation is caused by the growth of micro-organisms?

Options:
1) Edmund Becquerel
2) Dmitri Mendeleev
3) Louis Pasteur
4) Joseph Priestley

Correct Answer: Louis Pasteur

QID : 364 - The line consisting of all the bundles which cost exactly equal to the consumer's income is called the ______ line.

Options:
1) demand
2) utility
3) budget
4) indifference

Correct Answer: budget

QID : 365 - The area under the short run ______ cost curve up to any level of output gives us the total variable cost up to that level.

Options:
1) average
2) marginal
3) total
4) variable

Correct Answer: marginal

QID : 366 - If price of an article decreases from Rs 60 to Rs 50, when quantity demanded increases from 1,000 units to 1,200 units. Find point elasticity of demand.

Options:
1) 1
2) -1.2
3) -1
4) 1.2

Correct Answer: -1

QID : 367 - Which ratio is the proportion of the total deposits commercial banks keep as reserves?

Options:
1) Cash Reserve
2) currency deposit
3) Reserve deposit
4) Statutory Liquidity

Correct Answer: Reserve deposit

QID : 368 - Gross Domestic Product + Net factor income from abroad =

Options:
1) Personal income
2) Personal Disposable Income
3) Gross National Product
4) Net National Product at factor cost

Correct Answer: Gross National Product

QID : 369 - Which of the following metals is not used as a catalyst in catalytic converts fitted in automobiles?

Options:
1) Platinum
2) Polonium
3) Rhodium
4) Palladium

Correct Answer: Polonium

QID : 370 - Bio-magnification is well established for which of the following pollutants?

Options:
1) zinc
2) mercury
3) copper
4) nickel

Correct Answer: mercury

QID : 371 - All changes in climate and weather take place in which layer of the atmosphere?

Options:
1) Stratosphere
2) Mesosphere
3) Thermosphere
4) Troposphere

Correct Answer: Troposphere

QID : 372 - Which type of electromagnetic radiation converts oxygen into ozone?

Options:
1) Gamma rays
2) Cosmic rays
3) Infra-red rays
4) Ultra-violet rays

Correct Answer: Ultra-violet rays

QID : 373 - Jan Koum is the cofounder of which startup?

Options:
1) Microsoft
2) Google
3) Facebook
4) WhatsApp

Correct Answer: WhatsApp

QID : 374 - With reference to the interior of the earth consider the following statements.

1] Body waves are generated due to the release of energy at the focus.
2] The denser the material, the lower is the velocity of the Earthquake waves.
3] There are two types of body waves. They are called P and S-waves.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

Options:
1) 1 and 2 only
2) 2 and 3 only
3) 3 only
4) 1 and 3 only

Correct Answer: 1 and 3 only

QID : 375 - Which of the following is a major tectonic plate?

Options:
1) Cocos plate
2) Arabian plate
3) Pacific plate
4) Nazca plate

Correct Answer: Pacific plate

QID : 376 - The mean distance between the Sun and the Earth is approximately _____.

Options:
1) 99.6 Million Km
2) 49.6 Million Km
3) 149.6 Million Km
4) 199.6 Million K

Correct Answer: 149.6 Million Km

QID : 377 - The process by which soil deposits through compaction turn into rocks is called _____.

Options:
1) lithification
2) Metamorphication
3) Slatification
4) Petrification

Correct Answer: lithification

QID : 378 - The Rabi cropping season is from _____.

Options:
1) April – June
2) June - September
3) May - August
4) October – March

Correct Answer: October – March

QID : 379 - With reference to India's freedom struggle consider the following statements.

1] Gandhiji's first major public appearance was at the opening of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in February 1916.
2] During the Great War of 1914-18, the French had instituted censorship of the press and permitted detention without trial.
3] Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place in Amritsar in April 1919.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

Options:
1) 1 and 2 only
2) 2 and 3 only
3) 3 only
4) 1 and 3 only

Correct Answer: 1 and 3 only

QID : 380 - By the sixth century BC, _____ had established control over major parts of the Assyrian empire.

Options:
1) Iranians
2) Greeks
3) Romans
4) Mongols

Correct Answer: Iranians

QID : 381 - Asoka, arguably the most famous ruler of early India, conquered _____, present-day coastal Orissa.

Options:
1) Pataliputra
2) Prayaga
3) Taxila
4) Kalinga

Correct Answer: Kalinga

QID : 382 - Ibn Battuta was a _____ who wrote about his travels to India in the fourteenth century.

Options:
1) Persian
2) Egyptian
3) Turk
4) Moroccan

Correct Answer: Moroccan

QID : 383 - One of the earliest Bhakti movements were led by the Nayanars, who were devotees of _____.

Options:
1) Shiva
2) Vishnu
3) Surya
4) Brahma

Correct Answer: Shiva

QID : 384 - Phonograph was invented by which scientist?

Options:
1) Alexander Graham Bell
2) Thomas Edison
3) Jagadish Chandra Bose
4) George Eastman

Correct Answer: Thomas Edison

QID : 385 - Consider the following pairs.

Event : Time interval ( in Seconds)
1] Period of atomic vibrations : 10-15
2] Period of radio wave : 10-6
3] Travel time for light from Sun to Earth : 106
4] Revolution period of the moon : 1010

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

Options:
1) 1 and 4 only
2) 1 and 2 only
3) 2 and 3 only
4) 2 , 3 and 4 only

Correct Answer: 1 and 2 only

QID : 386 - The correct expression for the time period (T) of a particle of mass (m) performing Simple Harmonic Motion, where k is a constant, is ______.

Options:
1) T = 2π√(k/m)
2) T = 2π(m/k)2
3) T = 2π(k/m)2
4) T = 2π√(m/k)

Correct Answer: T = 2π√(m/k)

QID : 387 - Who has a wavelength range of 700 nm to 400 nm?

Options:
1) X-Rays
2) Visible light
3) Microwaves
4) Radio waves

Correct Answer: Visible light

QID : 388 - How far should the object be placed from a concave mirror of focal length 4.8 cm, when the image is to be obtained at a distance of 12 cm from the mirror?

Options:
1) 8 cm
2) 10 cm
3) 12 cm
4) 15 cm

Correct Answer: 8 cm

QID : 389 - The Institution of the Speaker and his role of the Indian Constitution are borrowed from the _____ constitution.

Options:
1) British
2) French
3) Irish
4) Canadian

Correct Answer: British

QID : 390 - Which of the following is a characteristic of a Proportional Representation system?

Options:
1) The country is divided into small geographical units called constituencies or districts
2) Candidate who wins the election may not get majority (50%+1) votes
3) A party may get more seats than votes in the legislature
4) Every party gets seats in the legislature in proportion to the percentage of votes that it gets

Correct Answer: Every party gets seats in the legislature in proportion to the percentage of votes that it gets

QID : 391 - Which of the following is false with reference to Presidential type of executive?

Options:
1) President is the head of the Government
2) President is head of the state
3) The President is usually directly elected by the people
4) President is accountable to the Legislature

Correct Answer: President is accountable to the Legislature

QID : 392 - Which of the following subjects is included in the Concurrent List?

Options:
1) Banking
2) Trade Unions
3) Agriculture
4) Police

Correct Answer: Trade Unions

QID : 393 - Independence of Judiciary means all of the following, except _____.

Options:
1) Executive must not restrain the functioning of the judiciary
2) Legislature should not interfere with the decision of the judiciary.
3) Absence of accountability
4) Judges must be able to perform their functions without fear

Correct Answer: Absence of accountability

QID : 394 - Jwala Gutta is associated with which sport?

Options:
1) Wrestling
2) Boxing
3) Badminton
4) Weight Lifting

Correct Answer: Badminton

QID : 395 - Who wrote the novel "Angels & Demons"?

Options:
1) Dan Brown
2) Jonathan Swift
3) Daniel Defoe
4) William Shakespeare

Correct Answer: Dan Brown

QID : 396 - Over two-thirds of all named species on earth are ______.

Options:
1) Porifera
2) Arthopods
3) Aschelminthes
4) Ctenophora

Correct Answer: Arthopods

QID : 397 - Which type of epithelium is made of a single thin layer of flattened cells with irregular boundaries?

Options:
1) cuboidal
2) columnar
3) ciliated
4) squamous

Correct Answer: squamous

QID : 398 - Which is the longest river bridge in India?

Options:
1) Bandra-Worli Sea Link
2) Mahatma Gandhi Setu
3) Vikramshila Setu
4) Vembanad Rail Bridge

Correct Answer: Mahatma Gandhi Setu

QID : 399 - Which of the following is a famous Classical Indian dancer?

Options:
1) Amrita Sher Gil
2) Satish Gujral
3) Sonal Mansingh
4) Bhimsen Joshi

Correct Answer: Sonal Mansingh

QID : 400 - Which of the following is a recipient of the "Ashoka Chakra" award?

Options:
1) Abhijeet Gupta
2) Hangpan Dada
3) Akhil Kumar
4) Sunil Chhetri

Correct Answer: Hangpan Dada

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