SSC CPO SI ASI Question Paper: 20 March 2016 [Discussion]

General Knowledge & General Awareness
1.      Which one of the following Pacts sought to be resolved the Hindu-Muslim differences?
(a) Lucknow Pact
(b) Lahore Pact
(c) Gandhi-Irwin Pact
(d) Poona Pact
2.     Political Science is a science of
(a) Economic Engineering
(b) Cultural Engineering
(c) Social Engineering
(d) Political Engineering
3.     Basic problems of an economy is/are
(a) Providing Social Security and employment to all.
(b) Elimination of poverty and reduction of inequalities of income and wealth.
(c) Providing basic requirements of life to all.
(d) Decide as to what, how and for whom to produce.
4.     The book “Globalization, Democratization and Distributive Justice” has been authored by
(a) Mool Chand Sharma
(b) Karan Bajaj
(c) Salman Rushdies
(d) Anita Nair
5.     If the pressure in a closed vessel is reduced by drawing out some gas, the mean free path of the gas molecules will
(a) decrease
(b) increase
(c) remain unchanged
(d) increase or decrease depending on the nature of the gas
6.     In terms of value, India’s exports in Descending order are
(a) Engineering goods, Gems & Jewellery, Textiles
(b) Textiles, Gems & Jewellery, Engineering goods.
(c) Textiles, Engineering goods, Gems & Jewellery
(d) Gems & Jewellery, Textiles, Engineering goods.
7.     In which of the following year the Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed?
(a) 1932
(b) 1935
(c0 1931
(d) 1929
8.     Comptroller and Auditor General of India is not responsible for
(a) Issue of money from the Consolidated Fund.
(b) Making payments to the States
(c) Accounting of States & UTs, and Auditing of all Government Institutions.***
(d) Regulating Reserve Bank of India.
9.     Which of the following has become the first airport in the world to fully operational on Solar Power?
(a) Lokpriya Gopinath Bardoli International Airport
(b) Amritsar International Airport
(C) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
(d) Cochin International Airport Ltd. (Kerala)
10.  U-235 belongs to which member of series?
(a) Thorium series
(b) Actinium series
(c) Uranium series
(d) Neptunium series
11.   One strategy of allocating kernel memory is known as _____.
(a) frames allocation
(b) register allocation
(c) slab allocation
(d) resource allocation
12.  The Vedic literature was composed between
(a) 3500 B.C and 1000 B.C
(b) 2500 B.C and 500 B.C
(c) 3000 B.C and 1000 B.C
(d) 3500 B.C and 2500 B.C
13.  Which of the following Football teams won UEFA Super Cup of Georgia on August 12, 2015?
(a) Sevilla
(b) Real Madrid
(c) Atlatico Madrid
(d) Barcelona
14.  The capsule of Anthoceros differs from Funaria in that in the latter
(a) columella is present
(b) columella is absent
(c) elaters are present
(d) elaters are absent
15.  The directive principles of state policy of the Indian Constitution is an idea borrowed from the Constitution of
(a) American
(b) Australian
(c) Russian
(d) Ireland
16.  Who among the following was the Prime Minister of England when India was given independence?
(a) Mountbatten
(b) Churchill
(c) Attlee
(d) Wavell
17.  Which type of molecular motion does not contribute towards internal energy?
(a) None of these
(b) Vibrational
(c) Rotational
(d) Translational
18.  The original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court covers,
(a) Disputes between different units of the Indian Union.
(b) National Integrity of India.
(c) Civil and Criminal cases.
(d) Terrorism related acases.
19.  In a simple Keynesian model equilibrium is characterized by the equality of
(a) planned saving and planned investment
(b) realized saving and planned investment
(c) realized saving and realized investment
(d) planned saving and realized investment
20. Professor Ramesh Chand has been appointed as new full time member of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. He is a
(a) None of these
(b) Renowned English Professor
(c) Renowned Physics Professor
(d) Renowned Agriculture Expert
21.  An organic compound which produces bluish green coloured flame on heating in presence of copper is
(a) Chlorobenzene
(b) Benzaldhyde
(c) Aniline
(d) Benzoic Acid
22. In the absence of the president and Vice-President, who discharges the functions of the President?
(a) Advocate General
(b) Comptroller and Auditor General
(c) Chief Justice of India
(d) Attorney General
23. If the selling price of a product under perfect competition is Rs. 25, the Marginal Revenue will be
(a) zero
(b) equal to Rs. 25
(c) more than Rs. 25
(d) less than Rs. 25
24. A plant with green leaves placed in red light will appear
(a) Green
(b) Violet
(c) Red
(d) Black
25. A closed vessel containing some gas at atmospheric pressure and room temperature is placed in a fast moving train. The temperature of the gas will.
(a) remain unchanged
(b) increase or decrease depending on the chemical composition of the gas
(d) decrease
(d) increase
26. How many times did Babur invade India before 1526 A.D.?
(a) None of these
(b) Four times
(c) Five times
(d) Two times
27.  A new molecule Heat Shock Protein 90 (HSP90) was discovered in 2014 by the Diier Picard. The new discovery could help in effective treatment of ____
(a) TB
(b) AIDS
(c) Malaria
(d) None of these
28. Demand curve is indeterminate under
(a) duopoly
(b) monopoly
(c) pure competition
(d) oligopoly
29. Antigen presenting cells are specialized cells present in all of the following, except
(a) Skin
(b) Lymph node
(c) Kidney
(d) Spleen
30. Which of the following determines whether a group of organisms that is form the same genus and species arise from a common source of from different sources?
(a) Biotyping
(b) DNA hybridization
(c) Serotyping
(d) Phage typing
31.  The method of age determination called “radioactive uranium dating” cannot be used to determine the age of
(a) the earth
(b) rocks
(c) minerals on earth
(d) fossils and plant bodies
32. Marginal Revenue is
(a) Revenue realized on the sale of an extra units
(b) Revenue realized from the sale of all units
(c) The average revenue of a firm
(d) Revenue realized on every unit sold.
33. Starch is insoluble in water but still it is stored in large quantity in potato because
(a) soil microorganisms deposit it in the tuber
(b) it is synthesized in potato root
(c) it is useful for human
(d) It is translocated in the form of sugar from leaves.
34. Which of the following countries has become the first country in the world to receive funds from United Nations for its fast growing Solar Home System?
(a) Afghanistan
(b) Burma
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Switzerland
35. Viruses that infect bacteria are called
(a) Basal body
(b) Basidiospores
(c) Bacteriophages
(d) Basophils
36. Which of the following is not the essential element of the State?
(a) Government
(b) Sovereignty
(c) Population
(D) Institutions
37.  Who among following Indian writers have been long listed among the 13 international authors for The Man Booker Prize of 2015?
(a) Amitav Ghosh and Amrita Pritam
(b) Arvind Adiga and Sanjeev Sahata
(c) Anuradha Roy and Sanjeev Sahata
(d) Chetan Bhagat and Jhumpa Lahiri
38. Altocumulus clouds occur at altitude of
(a) 10000 m – 12000m
(b) 6000 m – 10000 m
(c) 1000 m – 1800 m
(d) 2000 m – 6000 m
39. In which type of vulnerability an unauthorized host pretends to be authorized host by meeting some authorization criterion?
(a) spoofing
(b) keystroke logger
(c) phishing
(d) tunnel
40. The minor irrigation schemes have Cultural Command Area (CCA) upto
(a) 3000 hectares
(b) 2500 hectares
(c) 1500 hectares
(d) 2000 hectares
41.  Which of the following Islands is under direct threat of rising sea levels due to climate change has appealed for help form European leaders?
(a) Palau
(b) Tuvalu Islands
(c) Marshall Islands
(d) Nauru
42. Parliamentary Government is a form of Constitutional democracy in which
(a) the legislature emerge from and is responsible to the executive
(b) the executives emerge from and is responsible to the judiciary.
(c) the executive emerge from and is responsible to the legislature.
(d) the legislatures emerge from and is responsible to the judiciary.
43. The concept of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity enshrined in the India Constitution is inspired from
(a) US Constitution
(b) Irish Constitution
(c) French Constitution
(d) UK Constitution
44. A dispersion indicates
(a) the value of standard deviation.
(b) spread of data around central measure
(c) the value of mean
(d) the value of mode
45. The Rath temples at Mahabalipuram were built by
(a) Pallavas
(b) Cholas
(c) Chedis
(d) Chalukyas
46. The principle involved in the absorption of water by soil is
(a) Suction action
(b) Condensation
(c) Capillary action
(d) Principle of absorption
47.  Which of the following is present in maximum amount in acid rain?
(a) HNO3
(b) H2SO4
(c) H2CO3
(d) HCl
48. The lethal does required to kill 50% of the lab animals tested under standard is referred as
(a) MLD
(b) ID50
(c) LD50
(d) ID
49. In Indian architecture ‘Surkhi’ was introduced by
(a) Mughals
(b) Kushans
(c) Guptas
(d) Sultanate Sultans
50. Who of the following is not one of the recipients of Arjuna Award 2015?
(a) Anoop Singh (Wrestling)
(b) Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics)
(c) Jitu Rai (Shooting)
(d) P.R. Sreejesh (Hockey)