SSC Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam : Held on 23 Nov 2017 Shift-2
QID : 1076 - The Food Corporation of India (FCI) purchases wheat and rice from the farmers in states where there is surplus production. The farmers are paid a pre-announced price for their crops called as ______.
1) Minimum Retail Price
2) Maximum Retail Price
3) Minimum Support Price
4) Maximum Support Price
Correct Answer: Minimum Support Price
QID : 1077 - Which two articles (Fundamental Rights) of Indian Constitution are not suspended even during National Emergency under Article 359?
1) Article 14 and 15
2) Article 16 and 17
3) Article 18 and 19
4) Article 20 and 21
Correct Answer: Article 20 and 21
QID : 1078 - In India, all international treaties and agreements are made in the name of ______.
1) The Prime Minister of India
2) The President of India
3) The Chief Justice of India
4) The Foreign Minister of India
Correct Answer: The President of India
QID : 1079 - Which of the following was a major incident to happen in India in year 1919?
1) Dandi March
2) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
3) Non Cooperation Movement
4) Swadeshi Movement
Correct Answer: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
QID : 1080 - After which year, the struggle against British gradually became a mass movement?
Correct Answer: 1919
QID : 1081 - Who founded 'Tattavabodhini Sabha'?
1) Rabindranath Tagore
2) Debendranath Tagore
3) Sarojini Naidu
4) Mahatma Gandhi
Correct Answer: Debendranath Tagore
QID : 1082 - Which meridian or longitude is also termed as the Standard Meridian of India?
Correct Answer: 82°30’E
QID : 1083 - The northern plains of India are formed of ______ deposits.
Correct Answer: Alluvial
QID : 1084 - Which is one of the distinct features of the peninsular plateau?
1) Black soil area
2) Laterite soil area
3) Red soil area
4) Alluvial soil area
Correct Answer: Black soil area
QID : 1085 - Which river marks the easternmost boundary of the Himalayas?
Correct Answer: Brahmaputra
QID : 1086 - Which state of India is the largest producer of cotton?
3) Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer: Gujarat
QID : 1087 - Air moves from the high-pressure area over the southern Indian Ocean in a south-easterly direction and turn right towards low pressure areas over the Indian subcontinent. These we know as the ______ winds.
3) South-West Monsoon
Correct Answer: South-West Monsoon
QID : 1088 - The marked price of an article is 50% more than its cost price. If 20% discount is given, then what will be the profit percentage?
Correct Answer: 20
QID : 1089 - Which of the following is/are contact force / forces?
I. Friction force
II. Magnetic force
III. Gravitation force
1) Only I
2) Only II
3) Only III
4) Both II and III
Correct Answer: Only I
QID : 1090 - Which multicellular Eukaryotes, have cell wall and they do not perform photosynthesis?
Correct Answer: Fungi
QID : 1091 - Which among the following is an example of a saturated carbon compound?
4) All options are correct
Correct Answer: Ethane
QID :1092 - Ministry of Power has launched which scheme with an aim at providing last mile electricity connectivity to all rural and urban households?
Correct Answer: Saubhagya
QID : 1093 - Which is the 152 million year old fossil discovered for the first time in India (Kutch desert region of Gujrat)?
Correct Answer: Ichthyosaur
QID : 1094 - At which place is the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports going to establish National Sports Museum?
1) Barabati Stadium, Odisha
2) M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Tamil Nadu
3) Nehru Stadium, Madhya Pradesh
4) Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi
Correct Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi
QID : 1095 - The Union Cabinet has approved MoU between India and ______ on cooperation on Police Training.
2) Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: Afghanistan
QID : 1096 - Gauri Lankesh is the first Indian Journalist to win which one of the following awards?
2) Anna Politkovskaya
4) Golden Pear
Correct Answer: Anna Politkovskaya
QID : 1097 - The largest commodity bourse Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) launched India’s first commodity options in ______.
Correct Answer: Gold
QID : 1098 - Which country has officially opened its first overseas military base in the ‘Horn of Africa’, Djibouti?
Correct Answer: China
QID : 1099 - Where was The Global Wildlife Programme (GWP) Conference held recently?
4) New Delhi
Correct Answer: New Delhi
QID : 1100 - Rajnish Kumar has been appointed as new chairman of which organisation?
1) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
2) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
3) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
4) State Bank of India (SBI)
Correct Answer: State Bank of India (SBI)