SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 17-AUG-2017 Shift-1
QID : 26 - In a centrally planned economy, the ____________ plans all the
important activities in the economy.
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
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.
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?
Correct Answer: 15th
QID : 30 - During their rule the British persuaded or forced cultivators
in Madras to grow __________.
Correct Answer: Rice
QID : 31 - The queen with the title Didda ruled over which part of India
between 980 - 1003?
Correct Answer: Kashmir
QID : 32 - In the north-west, India shares its land boundaries with which
1) Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: Pakistan
QID : 33 - The part of the Himalayas lying between Satluj and Kali rivers
is known as ____________.
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?
Correct Answer: Solanum
QID : 35 - The first formed primary xylem elements are called ___________.
3) Xylem fibres
4) Xylem parenchyma
Correct Answer: Protoxylem
QID : 36 - Nereis, Pheretima (Earthworm) and Hirudinaria (blood sucking
leech) are examples of which Phylum?
Correct Answer: Annelida
QID : 37 - In humans, the sound is produced by the ________.
Correct Answer: larynx
QID : 38 - The vocal cords in men are about _______ long.
Correct Answer: 20mm
QID : 39 - The __________ uses an addressing scheme known as URL to
indicate the location of files on the web.
2) World Wide Web
Correct Answer: World Wide Web
QID : 40 - Most liquids that conduct electricity are solutions of acids,
bases and ______.
Correct Answer: Salts
QID : 41 - Which base is present in milk of magnesia?
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.
4) Jhum cultivation
Correct Answer: Reforestation
QID : 43 - ______________ scheme launched by the Central Government to
eliminate open defecation by constructing toilets for households, communities.
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?
1) Humphry Davy
2) William Henry Fox
4) Karl Benz
Correct Answer: Humphry Davy
QID : 45 - Who was the 2016 Men's Kabaddi World Cup Runner-Up?
Correct Answer: Iran
QID : 46 - Jama Masjid of Delhi was built in which century?
Correct Answer: 17th
QID : 47 - Which of the following won The Man Booker Prize 2016?
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.
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?
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?
1) Jalal Marri
2) Zero Point
3) Lal Pir
4) Gujar Garhi
Correct Answer: Zero Point
Courtesy : SSC