SSC Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam : Held on 24-Nov-2017 Shift-2 (General Awareness)

SSC Scientific Assistant (IMD) Exam : Held on 24 Nov 2017 Shift-2

(General Awareness)

 QID : 1076 - Which of the following option is not correct?

Options:
1) Land − First factor of production
2) Labour − Third factor of production
3) Labour − Second factor of production
4) All options are correct
Correct Answer: Labour − Third factor of production

QID : 1077 - Which article of Indian Constitution states that the state shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of law with in the territory of India?

Options:
1) Article 14
2) Article 19
3) Article 21
4) Article 256
Correct Answer: Article 14

QID : 1078 - Article 21A of Indian Constitution deals with which of the following?

Options:
1) Equality before law
2) Abolition of untouchability
3) Abolition of titles
4) Right to education
Correct Answer: Right to education

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QID : 1079 - Which mughal emperor issued a ferman granting The East India Company the right to trade duty free?  

Options:
1) Akbar
2) Humayun
3) Aurangzeb
4) Shah Jahan
Correct Answer: Aurangzeb

QID : 1080 - In which year Simon Commission came to India?

Options:
1) 1919
2) 1925
3) 1928
4) 1932
Correct Answer: 1928

QID : 1081 - Tolkappiyam in Sangam age is the greatest work of ______ literature.

Options:
1) Tamil
2) Telgu
3) Sanskrit
4) Kannad
Correct Answer: Tamil

QID : 1082 - The land mass of India has an area of how many million square km?

Options:
1) 2.48

2) 3.28

3) 15.24

4) 7.56
Correct Answer: 3.28

QID : 1083 - The Great Indian desert lies in which part of India?

Options:
1) Eastern
2) Southern
3) North−Eastern
4) North−Western
Correct Answer: North−Western

QID : 1084 - What is the name of the outermost range of the Himalayas?

Options:
1) Himadri
2) Shivaliks
3) Himachal
4) Sahyadri
Correct Answer: Shivaliks

QID : 1085 - Which range is bounded by the Central Highlands on the south and the Aravalis on the northwest?

Options:
1) Vindhya
2) Karakoram
3) Shevaroy
4) Satpura
Correct Answer: Vindhya

QID : 1086 - Which state in India is the largest producer of natural rubber?

Options:
1) Karnataka
2) Kerala
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Arunanchal Pradesh
Correct Answer: Kerala

QID : 1087 - Around the arrival of monsoon, the normal rainfall increases suddenly and continues constantly for several days. This is known as the ______ of the monsoon.

Options:
1) Closure
2) Hit
3) Burst
4) Peak
Correct Answer: Burst

QID : 1088 - What is the simple interest (in Rs) on a sum of Rs 7200 at the rate of 12% per annum for 3 years?

Options:
1) 2592

2) 2612

3) 2712

4) 2482
Correct Answer: 2592

QID : 1089 - Rough surfaces have ______.

Options:
1) high friction
2) very low friction
3) no friction
4) No option is correct
Correct Answer: high friction

QID : 1090 - If cells are kept in some solution and the net result is that the cell swells up, then the solution is ______.

Options:
1) hypertonic solution
2) isotonic solution
3) hypotonic solution
4) acidic solution
Correct Answer: hypotonic solution

QID : 1091 - The unique ability of carbon to form bonds with other atoms of carbon is called as ________. 

Options:
1) Ionization
2) Catenation
3) Acidification
4) No option is correct
Correct Answer: Catenation

QID : 1092 - Under which programme the Union Government has announced to build 83,677 km of infrastructure projects?

Options:
1) Sagar Ratna Pariyojana
2) Bharat Mala Pariyojana
3) Amrit Dhara Pariyojana
4) Swarna Ratna Pariyojana
Correct Answer: Bharat Mala Pariyojana

QID : 1093 - United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved which test for detecting Zika virus in donated blood?

Options:
1) Roche test
2) Cobas test
3) Trioplex test
4) Elisa test
Correct Answer: Cobas test
 
QID : 1094 - Which state will host the 36th National Games of India?

Options:
1) Assam
2) Goa
3) Jharkhand
4) Kerala
Correct Answer: Goa

QID : 1095 - Which operation was launched by the Union Ministry of External Affairs on 14 September 2017 in Bangladesh to help Rohingya refugees?

Options:
1) Sahayata
2) Sadbhavana
3) Rahat
4) Insaniyat
Correct Answer: Insaniyat

QID : 1096 - Who has been awarded with the prestigious Jnanpith Award 2017?

Options:
1) Krishna Sobti
2) Namwar Singh
3) Ginshwar Mishra
4) Harish Trivedi
Correct Answer: Krishna Sobti

QID : 1097 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its October World Economic Outlook (WEO) has lowered India’s economic growth forecast at ______ in 2017.

Options:
1) 0.071
2) 0.074
3) 0.067
4) 0.054
Correct Answer: 0.067

 QID : 1098 - India and Italy have signed how many MoUs to boost important sectors including energy, trade and railways on 30th October, 2017?

Options:
1) 3

2) 5

3) 6

4) 9
Correct Answer: 6

 QID : 1099 - Which is a campaign launched on sidelines of two day conference on "sustainable landscape and forest ecosystems : Theory of Practice" in New Delhi?

Options:
1) Forest Plus
2) Carbon Footprint
3) Forests are Life
4) Wood is Good
Correct Answer: Wood is Good

QID : 1100 - Who has been appointed as the new chairman of World Business Council for Sustainable Development?

Options:
1) Francois Hollande
2) Sunny Verghese
3) Matteo Renzi
4) Lewis Hamilton
Correct Answer: Sunny Verghese
 

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