SSC CPO Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 02 July 2017" Shift-2 (General Awareness)

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SSC CPO Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 02 July 2017" Shift-2

(General Awareness)

QID : 251 - Offloading of government shares to private companies is known as _____.

Options:
1) Investment
2) Disinvestment
3) Centralization
4) Decentralization
Correct Answer: Disinvestment
 
QID : 252 - Which among the following comes under primary sector of Indian Economy?

Options:
1) Sugar Industry
2) Dairy
3) Banking
4) Transport of Goods
Correct Answer: Dairy
 
QID : 253 - What is moderate degree of controlled inflation called as?

Options:
1) Reflation
2) Stagflation
3) Hyper-inflation
4) Disinflation
Correct Answer: Reflation
 
QID : 254 - What is the full form of 'CARE', the third credit rating agency in India?

Options:
1) Credit Analysis and Rating Enterprise
2) Credit Agency of Rating Equities
3) Credit Agency of Rating Enterprise
4) Credit Analysis and Research
Correct Answer: Credit Analysis and Research

QID : 255 - What is difference of Revenue expenditure and Revenue receipts called as?

Options:
1) Revenue
2) Total expenditure
3) Revenue Deficit
4) Total revenue
Correct Answer: Revenue Deficit

QID : 256 - What is the main objective of Marxism?

Options:
1) Dictatorship
2) Stateless society
3) To establish strong centre
4) Protection of weaker sections
Correct Answer: Stateless society
 
QID : 257 - In _____ government each adult citizen must have one vote and each vote must have one value.

Options:
1) Democratic
2) Autocratic
3) Monarchic
4) Authoritarian
Correct Answer: Democratic
 
QID : 258 - Who among the following gave the concept of 'Distributive Justice'?

Options:
1) Aristole
2) Plate
3) Hegel
4) Ritchie
Correct Answer: Aristole
 
QID : 259 - Vice-President of India is also ex-officio chairman of _____.

Options:
1) Lok Sabha
2) Rajya Sabha
3) Parliament
4) Union Public Service Commission
Correct Answer: Rajya Sabha

QID : 260 - What are the maximum number of seats fixed for Rajya Sabha in India?

Options:
1) 245 seats

2) 252 seats
3) 260 seats
4) 250 seats
Correct Answer: 250 seats
 
QID : 261 - Who appoints the Chief Minister of any of the state in India?

Options:
1) President of India
2) Governor of the state
3) Judge of High Court
4) Attorney General of India
Correct Answer: Governor of the state
 
QID : 262 - High Court of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is located in which state of India?

Options:
1) Tamil Nadu
2) West Bengal
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Karnataka
Correct Answer: West Bengal
 
QID : 263 - In how many ways Indian citizenship can be acquired?

Options:
1) Three
2) Four
3) Five
4) Six
Correct Answer: Five
 
QID : 264 - Which of the following Vedas is not a part of Vedatrayi?

Options:
1) Rig Veda
2) Yajur Veda
3) Sama Veda
4) Atharva Veda
Correct Answer: Atharva Veda
 
QID : 265 - Who among the following is known as 'Bismarck of India'?

Options:
1) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
2) Bhagat Singh
3) Swami Vivekanand
4) Lala Lajpat Rai
Correct Answer: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
 
QID : 266 -
In Indus valley civilization, Lothal was famous for which of the following?

Options:
1) The Rock cut architecture
2) Dockyard
3) Cotton cultivation
4) Pottery
Correct Answer: Dockyard
 
QID : 267 - Who among the following built the Sanchi Stupa?

Options:
1) Ashoka
2) Gautam Buddha
3) Cholas
4) Pallavas
Correct Answer: Ashoka
 
QID : 268 - Lord Macaulay is generally associated for bringing ________ in India.

Options:
1) Unity in Army
2) Economic reforms
3) English Education
4) Modern Technologies
Correct Answer: English Education

QID : 269 - Which of the following pair is INCORRECT?

Options:
1) 0° longitude – Prime Meridian
2) 0° longitude – Equator
3) 0° latitude – Equator
4) 23.5° North – Tropic of Cancer
Correct Answer: 0° longitude – Equator

QID : 270 - What is an isthmus?

Options:
1) A water body separating two land masses
2) A narrow strip of land separating two water bodies
3) Deep penetration of a water body in land
4) None of these
Correct Answer: A narrow strip of land separating two water bodies
 
QID : 271 - 'Red Indians' are natives of which of the following country?

Options:
1) India
2) Pakistan
3) North America
4) West Africa
Correct Answer: North America
 
QID : 272 - What is the time difference between Indian Standard Time [IST] and Greenwich Mean Time [GMT]?

Options:
1) 7 hours 30 minutes
2) 6 hours 30 minutes
3) 5 hours 30 minutes
4) 4 hours 30 minutes
Correct Answer: 5 hours 30 minutes
 
QID : 273 - Which of the following is also known as 'Doctor winds'?

I. Foehn
II. Harmattan
III. Chinook

Options:
1) I and III
2) Only II
3) Only III
4) I and II Both
Correct Answer: Only II

QID : 274 - Which of the following drug is used to get pain relief in muscles?

Options:
1) Analgesics
2) Antibiotic
3) Antiseptics
4) Antidotes
Correct Answer: Analgesics
 
QID : 275 - Which of the following protein is found in hair?

Options:
1) Histone
2) Keratin
3) Elastin
4) Actin
Correct Answer: Keratin
 
QID : 276 - Which among the following is an example of dicot seed?

Options:
1) Rice
2) Wheat

3) Pulses
4) Maize
Correct Answer: Pulses

QID : 277 - Which liquid is contained inside the nucleus of a cell?

Options:
1) Cytoplasm
2) Protoplasm
3) Nucleoplasm
4) Nucleosome
Correct Answer: Nucleoplasm

QID : 278 - Which of the following is a communicable disease?

I. Malaria
II. Tuberculosis
III. Measles

Options:
1) Only II
2) Both I and III
3) Both II and III
4) Only III
Correct Answer: Both II and III
 
QID : 279 - The chicory powder which is mixed with coffee powder is obtained from which of the following part of plant?

Options:
1) Stem
2) Fruit
3) Flower
4) Root
Correct Answer: Root

QID : 280 - 


Options:
1) 1 – b, 2 – c, 3 – a

2) 1 – a, 2 – c, 3 – b

3) 1 – c, 2 – b, 3 – a

4) 1 – b, 2 – a, 3 – c
Correct Answer: 1 – b, 2 – c, 3 – a
 
QID : 281 - Energy in the foods can be measured in which units?

Options:
1) Kelvin
2) Joule
3) Calorie
4) Celsius
Correct Answer: Calorie
 
QID : 282 - Ability to distinguish two closely placed objects is ______.

Options:
1) Resolving power
2) Video power
3) Distinguish power
4) Magnifying power
Correct Answer: Resolving power

QID : 283 - ______ are used for communication in artificial satellites.

Options:
1) Infrared waves
2) Radio waves
3) Ultraviolet (UV) rays
4) Amplitude Modulation (A.M.) waves
Correct Answer: Radio waves
 
QID : 284 - Multicasting is ______.

Options:
1) sending a frame to a group of stations
2) sending a frame to a single station
3) sending a frame to minimum 100 group of stations
4) not sending a frame to any group of station
Correct Answer: sending a frame to a group of stations
 
QID : 285 - Which of the following pair is INCORRECT?

I. Touch Pad – Locator device
II. Microphone – Output device
III. Monitor – Output device

Options:
1) I and II
2) I and III
3) Only II
4) All  options are correct.
Correct Answer: Only II

QID : 286 - Which among the following is used in fire extinguisher?

I. Carbon dioxide
II. Oxygen
III. Sulphur dioxide

Options:
1) Only I
2) Only II
3) Only III
4) All options are correct.
Correct Answer: Only I
 
QID : 287 - Which of the following is used as coolant in Atomic reactor?

Options:
1) Water
2) Uranium
3) Graphite
4) Boron
Correct Answer: Water
 
QID : 288 - Which of the following metal is the heaviest?

Options:
1) Iron
2) Silver
3) Nickel
4) Osmium
Correct Answer: Osmium
 
QID : 289 - Which of the following is an example of sublimation?

I. Dry ice
II. Camphor
III. Ice

Options:
1) I and II
2) I, II and III
3) Only I
4) Only II
Correct Answer: I and II

QID : 290 - Which of the following is an artificial ecosystem?

Options:
1) Aquarium
2) Zoo
3) Sanctuary
4) National Park
Correct Answer: Aquarium
 
QID : 291 - Which of the following primarily causes Mercury Pollution?

Options:
1) CFL Lamp
2) Automobile Battery
3) Polymer
4) Diesel Engine
Correct Answer: CFL Lamp

QID : 292 - Dodo is a bird categorized under _____.

Options:
1) Extinct
2) Endangered
3) Critically endangered
4) Rare
Correct Answer: Extinct
 
QID : 293 - The first UDAN flight under 'Regional Connectivity Scheme' was flagged off between which of the following two cities?

Options:
1) Guntoor-Chennai
2) Shimla-Hyderabad
3) Nanded-Mumbai
4) Kadapa-Chennai
Correct Answer: Shimla-Hyderabad
 
QID : 294 - Who invented electric motor?

Options:
1) Michael Faraday
2) Guglielmo Marconi
3) James Watt
4) Isaac Newton
Correct Answer: Michael Faraday
 
QID : 295 - Winter Olympics 2018 will be hosted by which country?

Options:
1) Japan
2) Vietnam
3) China
4) South Korea
Correct Answer: South Korea

QID : 296 - 
 
 
Options:
1) 1-b, 2-d, 3-a, 4-c
2) 1-c, 2-d, 3-b, 4-a
3) 1-a, 2-d, 3-b, 4-c
4) 1-b, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c
Correct Answer: 1-c, 2-d, 3-b, 4-a
 
QID : 297 - Who among the following is a recipient of Nobel Prize 2016 in the field of Physiology or medicine?

Options:
1) Bengt Holnstrom
2) Bob Dylan
3) Yoshinori Ohsumi
4) Juan Mannuel Santos
Correct Answer: Yoshinori Ohsumi
 
QID : 298 - Which Lok Sabha speaker has authored the book 'Matoshree'?

Options:
1) Sumitra Mahajan
2) Meira Kumar
3) Somnath Chatterjee
4) Manohar Joshi
Correct Answer: Sumitra Mahajan

QID : 299 - How many agreements have been signed by India and Cyprus on 28 April 2017?

Options:
1) 3

2) 4

3) 5

4) 6
Correct Answer: 4
 
QID : 300 - Farraka barrage is a major reason for contention between India and  ___________.

Options:
1) Bangladesh
2) Pakistan
3) China
4) Nepal
Correct Answer: Bangladesh
 

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