SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 8
September 2016" Evening Shift (General Awareness)
EXAM DATE : 8-September-2016
EXAM START TIME : 16:15:00
EXAM NAME : SSC Examination 2016
Question 26.Which of the following green house gases has the greatest heat-trapping ability?
1) Chlorofluoro carbon
3) Carbon dioxide
4) Nitrous oxide
Correct Answer: Chlorofluoro carbon
Question 27.Which State of India is leading in solar energy generation ?
4) Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: Rajasthan
Question 28.Diamond does not conduct electricity, because
1) It's structure is very compact
2) It is of crystalline nature
3) There are only carbon atoms present in it
4) No free electrons are present in it
Correct Answer: No free electrons are present in it
Question 29.Ganga is a result of confluence of rivers Bhagirathi and Alakananda at which place ?
1) Dev Prayag
2) Karan Prayag
4) Rudra Prayag
Correct Answer: Dev Prayag
Question 30.What are Aldehydes ?
1) Mild oxidising agents
2) Strong oxidising agents
3) Strong reducing agents
4) Mild reducing agents
Correct Answer: Strong reducing agents
Question 31.Which circuit is used to store one bit of data ?
2) Flip Flop
Correct Answer: Flip Flop
Question 32.Why is weightlessness experienced while orbiting the earth in space ships
3) Zero gravity
4) Orbital motion
Correct Answer: Zero gravity
Question 33.Which is the largest gland in human body?
4) Salivary gland
Correct Answer: Liver
Question 34.Who was the President of Indian National Congress at the time of Indian independence ?
1) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
2) J. B. Kriplani
3) Jawahar Lal Nehru
4) Rajendra Prasad
Correct Answer: J. B. Kriplani
Question 35.What is the minimum age for membership to Rajya Sabha ?
1) 20 years
2) 25 years
3) 30 years
4) 35 years
Correct Answer: 30 years
Question 36.What is an octroi ?
2) Tax collection centre
3) Tax processing centre
4) Tax information centre
Correct Answer: Tax
Question 37.Sextant is an instrument used in which of the following ?
3) Birth control
4) Medical treatment
Correct Answer: Navigation
Question 38.Which of the following is not correctly matched?
1) The Mahakaal temple - Ujjain
2) Sringeri Matha - Chikkmanglur district
3) The Sun Temple - Konark
4) Jain temples - Khajuraho
Correct Answer: Jain temples - Khajuraho
Question 39.What is Gol Gumbadh ?
1) Mausoleum of Hyder Ali
2) Mausoleum of Aurangazeb
3) Mausoleum of Chand Bibi
4) Mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah
Correct Answer: Mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah
Question 40.Where is a transistor most likely to be found ?
1) Wrist watch
3) Hearing aid
4) Fluorescent lamp
Correct Answer: Hearing aid
Question 41.Which organ of human body secretes Insulin?
3) Gall bladder
Correct Answer: Pancreas
Question 42.If a healthy freshwater fish is placed in salt water, what will be the expected consequence ?
1) The fish becomes dehydrated and dies
2) The fish becomes bloated and dies
3) The fish suffers from fungal or bacterial disease and dies
4) There is no observable effect on the fish provided there is sufficient food
Correct Answer: The fish becomes dehydrated and dies
Question 43.Which country is known as 'Land of Midnight Sun'?
Correct Answer: Norway
Question 44.Which river basin is shared by more than 10 States of India ?
Correct Answer: Ganges
Question 45.Who among the following was the first grammarian of the Sanskrit language?
Correct Answer: Panini
Question 46.What is the total strength of the Rajya Sabha?
Correct Answer: 250
Question 47.Which of the following is done at a Stock Exchange ?
1) Commodities are bought and sold at wholesale price
2) Commodities are bought and sold at retail price
3) Securities are bought and sold
4) None of these
Correct Answer: Securities are bought and sold
Question 48.Which of the following is India's military offensive against Pakistan in the Kargil war ?
1) Operation Kargil
2) Operation LOC
3) Operation Vijay
4) Operation Success
Correct Answer: Operation Vijay
Question 49.Who gave the title 'Nightingale of India' to Sarojini Naidu ?
1) Jawaharlal Nehru
2) Rabindranath Tagore
3) Rajendra Prasad
4) Mahatma Gandhi
Correct Answer: Mahatma Gandhi
Question 50.The headquarters of RBI is in
Correct Answer: Mumbai