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 ?
Correct Answer: Polarisation
Question 27.What is the name of a memory buffer used to accommodate a speed differential ?
2) Stack Pointer
Correct Answer: Cache
Question 28.What is contained in Chlorophyll ?
Correct Answer: magnesium
Question 29.Epigraphy is the study of which of the following ?
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
Question 31.In which field is B.C. Roy Award given ?
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 ?
Correct Answer: July-June
Question 40.What is the position of the Earth when it is at the greatest distance from the sun ?
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
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 ?
Correct Answer: Rathas
Question 47.What is the name of the device used to convert alternating current into direct current?
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?
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