SSC Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam : Held on 22 Nov 2017 Shift-1 (General Awareness)

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SSC Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam : Held on 22 Nov 2017 Shift-1

(General Awareness)


QID : 276 - In which year the 'Operation Flood' was launched in India?

1) 1970
2) 1980
3) 1990
4) 2000

Correct Answer: 1970

QID : 277 - 'Rights against exploitation' are given in which articles of Indian Constitution?

1) Article 14 to 18
2) Article 19 to 22
3) Article 23 to 24
4) Article 25 to 28

Correct Answer: Article 23 to 24

QID : 278 - What is the minimum age to contest an election for Lower House (Lok Sabha) in India?

1) 18 years
2) 20 years
3) 25 years
4) 30 years

Correct Answer: 25 years

QID : 279 - The Portuguese came to India in search of _____________.

1) Muslin cloth
2) Labours
3) Spices
4) Gold

Correct Answer: Spices

QID : 280 - In which year Swadeshi Movement started in India?

1) 1900
2) 1890
3) 1905
4) 1911

Correct Answer: 1905

QID : 281 - What does "Tri-ratna" indicate in Budhism?

1) Vinay Pitaka, Sutta Pitak, Abhidhamma Pitak
2) Sarnath, Lumbini, Bodh Gaya
3) Love, Compassion, Mercy
4) Truth, Non-violence, Kindness

Correct Answer: Vinay Pitaka, Sutta Pitak, Abhidhamma Pitak

QID : 282 - What is the approximate North-South extent of India from Kashmir to Kanyakumari?

1) 2400 km
2) 2900 km
3) 3200 km
4) 3600 km

Correct Answer: 3200 km

QID : 283 - The Indian Peninsular was a part of which land?

1) Gondwana
2) Eurasia
3) Americas
4) Siberia

Correct Answer: Gondwana

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QID : 284 - How many parallel mountain ranges are there in Himalaya's longitudinal extent?

1) 2
2) 3
3) 4
4) 5

Correct Answer: 3

QID : 285 - Which among the following is true regarding the geography of Andaman and Nicobar islands?

1) They are coral islands.
2) They are located in the Arabian Sea.
3) These islands are elevated portion of submerged mountains.
4) No option is correct

Correct Answer: These islands are elevated portion of submerged mountains.

QID : 286 - Which state in India has largest reserves of coal?

1) Jharkhand
2) Bihar
3) West Bengal
4) Chattisgarh

Correct Answer: Jharkhand

QID : 287 - How is the climate of India described?

1) Monsoon type
2) Equatorial type
3) Tundra type
4) Mediterranean type

Correct Answer: Monsoon type

QID : 288 - Which of the following is the smallest?

1) 6√12
2) 3√6
3) 4√8
4) √3

Correct Answer: √3

QID : 289 - When a ball is thrown upwards than at what position its potential energy will be maximum?

1) At time of throwing
2) At the ground
3) Just before striking ground
4) At top most position

Correct Answer: At top most position

QID : 290 - In humans, sound is produced by which organ?

1) Larynx
2) Tongue
3) Lungs
4) Diaphragm

Correct Answer: Larynx

QID : 291 - Which among the following elements comes under metalloids?

1) Germanium
2) Zinc
3) Silver
4) Gold

Correct Answer: Germanium

QID : 292 - The Government of which state has launched “Mathru Poorna Scheme” to meet nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women in rural areas of state?

1) Uttar Pradesh
2) Karnataka
3) Haryana
4) Punjab

Correct Answer: Karnataka

QID : 293 - In which country the world’s first ‘negative emission carbon-capture plant’ begins its operations?

1) Iceland
2) Germany
3) Japan
4) China

Correct Answer: Iceland

QID : 294 - Who is the winner of 2017 French Open badminton men’s singles title?

1) Kenta Nishimoto
2) Kidambi Srikanth
3) Lee Yang
4) Lee Jhe-huei

Correct Answer: Kidambi Srikanth

QID : 295 - India and Sri Lanka have signed MoU to build 1200 houses in ______.

1) Hambantota
2) Kandy
3) Jaffna
4) Galle

Correct Answer: Hambantota

QID : 296 - Who is the winner of 2017 Man Booker Prize?

1) George Saunders
2) Paul Beatty
3) Marlon James
4) Richard Flanagan

Correct Answer: George Saunders

QID : 297 - 21 member committee headed by banker Uday Kotak is a committee on ______.

1) E-governance
2) Fiscal policy
3) Corporate governance
4) Credit policy

Correct Answer: Corporate governance

QID : 298 - Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, 2017 was held in which country?

1) Vietnam
2) Guinea
3) Indonesia
4) India

Correct Answer: Vietnam

QID : 299 - Near which city has the Uttar Pradesh State Cabinet approved India’s first Blackbuck Conservation Reserve?

1) Allahabad
2) Gorakhpur
3) Meerut
4) Moradabad

Correct Answer: Allahabad

QID : 300 - Who has been appointed as the President of US-India Business Council (USIBC)?

1) Ajay Banga
2) John Chambers
3) Nisha Biswal
4) Palash Roy

Correct Answer: Nisha Biswal

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