SSC CPO GK Paper 2011

SSC Central Police Organisations Recruitment 2011
Sub-Inspector In C.P.O,  Assistant Sub-Inspector In C.I.S.F. and
Intelligence Officer In Narcotics Control Bureau, Exam 2011

(Solved General Awareness Paper held on 28th August 2011)
1. Who said that “Oh! Disrespectable democracy! I love you!”?
    b) Carpenter
    c) Lord Bryce

    d) Appa Dorai
2. The adoptation of High Yielding Variety Programme in Indian Agriculture started in 
    a) 1968
    b) 1967
    d) 1965
3. ‘Brown Revolution’ is 
    a) growth of fodder  industry
    b) growth of sea products
    c) growth of milk and milk products

    d) growth of food processing and soft drinks industries in India

     Basically, Brown Revolution in India means to recycle all polluting, stiking, deadly garbage for
     composting and for power generation in all big,small and metro cities in india. It is related to the 
     development of Non-conventional energy resources.

       Revoltuion in India     |       Area
Blue Revolution                     –         Fish    
        Brown Revolution                 –         Non-conventional energy resources    
        Grey Revolution                    –          Wool    
        Golden Revolution                –          Horticulture    
        Pink Revolution                     –          Shrimp/Meat    
        White Revolution                  –          Milk    
        Yellow Revolution                –          Oil seeds

4. The total value of goods and services produced in a country during a given period is
    a) Disposable income
National income
    c) Per Capita Income
    d) Net national income
5. Mechanization of Indian agriculture on a considerable scale is not possible due to 
small holdings
    b) lack of tractors
    c) poverty of peasants
    d) indifference of the people
6. Which one of the following is NOT a function of the central bank in an economy?
    a) Dealing with foreign exchange

    b) Controlling monetary policy
Controlling government spending
    d) Acting as banker’s bank
7. The three-tier Panchayat Raj System in India was proposed by the
Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
    b) Ashok Mehta Committee
    c) Royal Commission
    d) None of the above
8. Under which Article of the Constitution is the President’s Rule introduced in a state due to the
    failure of the constitutional machinary?
    a) 352
    c) 360
    d) 350
9. Through which principle/device did Mahatma Gandhi strive to bridge economic inequlaities?
    a) Abolition of Machinary

    b) Establishment of village industries
    c) Adoptation of non-violence 
Trusteeship theory
10. Arthasastra was written by 
    a) Dhanananda
    c) Bimbisara
    d) Pushyamitra
11. Who translated Ramayana into Parsian?
    a) Abul Fazl
    c) Abdul Latif
    d) Isar Das
12. Which one of the following was the first English ship that came to India?
     a) Elizabeth
     b) Bengal
Red Dragon
     d) Mayflower
In 1612 during the Mughal period, English Captain Best entered the busy harbour of Surat in his ship The Red Dragon.
13. The member-states of the U.N.O. have delegated the primary responsibility for maintaining
      world peace and security to the 
     a) General Assembly
     b) Economic and Social Council (EcoSoc)
Security Council
     d) International Court of Justice
14. Which one of the following was the last Buddhist text produced in India?
     a) Divya Vandanam

     b) Dohakosa
     c) Vajrachedika
15. The approximate circumference of the Earth is
     a) 13,000 km
     b) 20,000 km
     c) 25,000 km
30,000 km
        Plato guessed Earth’s circumference as approx. 40,000 miles while Archimedes ( 287 – 212 BC ) estimated it as
        approx. 30,000 miles.

16. When did India join the International Tsunami Warning System?
     a) 2004
     b) 2005

     c) 2006
     d) 2007
       An international warning system for tsunamis in the Indian Ocean was launched in June 2006
17. ‘Cod’ is a variety of 
     a) Goat
     c) Crop
     d) Coral
18. The All India Muslim League was founded by
     a) Malauna Ahmed Ali

     b) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Agha Khan
     d) Hakim Ajmal Khan
      Muslim League, political organization of India and Pakistan, founded in 1906 as the All-India Muslim League
        by Aga Khan III.
19. Golden Revolution refers to 
     a) Sericulture
     c) Apiculture
     d) Viticulture
20. Which one of the following is a major port on East Coast of India?
     a) Kandla
     c) Karikal
     d) Pondicheery
21. The total number of bones in our body is 
     a) 226
     c) 256
     d) 236
22. The poison of honey bee is
     b) Alkaline
     c) Saltish
     d) Protien
23. Birds which swim in water have
webbed feet
     b) broad wings

     c) long beaks
     d) toes with claws
24. A large number of identical plants can be obtained in a short span of time through
     a) large number of seeds of a single plant
     b) stem cuttings

     c) tissue culture technique
     d) hydroponics method
25. The smallest flowering plant is 
     b) Lemma
     c) Azolla
     d) Ficus
26. Leukaemia or blood cancer is characterised by abnormal increase of the 
     a) Red blood cells

     b) White blood cells
     c) Blood paltelets
     d) Blood plasma
27. The sound produced by a bat 
     a) audible

     b) subsonic
     c) infrasonic

     d) ultrasonic
28. When a bar magnet is cut into two halves, the pole strength of each piece
     a) becomes double
     b) becomes half
     c) becomes zero
remains the same
29. Cooking oil is converted intovegetable ghee by the process of 
     a) Crystallisation
     b) Condensation

     c) Hydrogenation
     d) Scrubland
30. A balloon filled with helium rises in air because
     a) air exerts an upward force on the balloon 
     b) the balloon is weightless

     c) helium is less dense than air
     d) helium pushes down on the air below the balloon
31. One can distinguish a telescope from a microscope by observing 
     a) length
     b) colour

     c) size of the lens
     d) length and size of the lens
32. National Environmental Engineering Reasearch Institute is located at
     a) Pune 
     b) Delhi

     c) Nagpur
     d) Chennai
33. Rusting of iron requires 
     a) oxygen and cabon dioxide
oxygen and water
     c) cabon dioxide only
     d) oxygen only
34. Glass is a 
     a) pure solid
supercooled liquid
     c) gel
     d) polymer
35. Uranium eventually decays into a stable isotope of 
     a) Radium
     b) Thorium
     d) Pollonium
36. Which of the toxic heavy metals is found in modern tannery industries?
     a) Nickel
     b) Zinc
     d) Lead

        Heavy metals are not biodegradable and tend to accumulate in living organisms causing diseases and disorders.

37. Which of the following contains high content of lead?
     a) Coal
     b) Cooking gas

     c) High octane fuel
     d) low octane fuel
        High octane fuel like Petrol contains massive Lead in comparison to low octane fuel like LPG or Cooking Gas
38. Electrostaic precipitator is used to control 
Air pollution 
     b) Water pollution
     c) Solid waste

     d) Noise pollution
39. Kucipudi is a dance-drama associated with the State of 
     a) Assam
Andhra Pradesh
     c) Orissa
     d) manipur
40. X-rays were discovered by 
     a) Faraday
     c) H.Davy
     d) Lavoisier
41. Who among the following is NOT a recipient of Dadashaeb Phalke Award?
     a) V. Shantaram
     b) Raj Kapoor
Mukesh Bhatt
     d) Lata Mangeshkar
42. A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and have people interact
     with it is called
     a) Televirtuality
     b) Virtual reality
     c) Alternate reality 

     d) 3-D reality
43. A parallel port is most often used by a 
     b) Monitor
     c) Mouse

     d) External storage device
44. The secret operation carried out successfully by the US Navy Seals, in which Osma Bin Laden,
      the world’s most wanted terriorist was killed, was codenamed as
     a) Jasmine

     b) Rose 
     d) Cobra
45. As per the latest ‘Sample Registeration Survey Report’ released some time back by the Census
     Office at New Delhi, there has been a siginificant improvement in the ‘Infant Mortality Rate’ per
     1000 live births in India during the period 1999-2009. What has been the percentage change during
     this period?
     a) 15%
     c) 35%

     d) 42%
46. Premlata Agarwal has become the oldest Indian woman  to scale Mount Everest at the age of 45.
     She belongs to the state of 
     b) Uttar Pradesh
     c) Rajasthan
     d) Bihar
47. The book ‘Great Soul : Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India’ was in news some time 
     back and was banned in some Indian States inclusding Gujarat. The author of the book is 
Joseph Lelyveld
     b) Michael Ondaatje
     c) Jack Welch

     d) Duncan Green
48. Who got the ‘Purple Cap’ for taking maximum number of wickets in IPL-4 series?
     a) Harbhajan Singh
Lasith Malinga
     c) Daniel Vettori
     d) Albie Morkel
49. At which place did the Union Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee lay the foundation stone for 
     a new banknote paper mill some time back?
     a) Surat
     b) Aurangabad
     d) Guntur
50. The governement set up a committee headed by the Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes 
     some time back to go into
     a) modification of tax laws
     b) the entire structure of tax laws including the question of imposition of bank tax

     c) the concerns of the foreign investors in India with regard to taxation matters
     d) aspects of generation of black money, its transfer abroad and bringing back such
         money into India’s legitimate financial system
        Finally …… GOOD LUCK  to all  examinees for the result.         
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Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

13 Responses to SSC CPO GK Paper 2011

  1. dr says:

    thank u……………….

  2. KAMLESH says:


  3. mahesh says:

    thanks a lot…

  4. Gopal pathak says:

    NO. 28 is fully wrong, it will be remains the same.

    • Naren says:

      you are right….
      pole strength at the two ends of a magnet is always
      equal in magnitude but opposite in nature. only the magnetic
      moment reduced due to the size of magnet decreased.

      thanks for the comment

  5. sumit says:

    thmnthnx a lot.pls provide sol of odr sections also.

  6. mayank says:

    thnk you very much sir…but i want solution of PART D english comphnsn. plz provide it as soon as possible.

  7. Amit says:


  8. lamthai says:

    let me know the result when it declared

  9. rajiv gore says:

    it is very good support for prepration of exam.thank you

  10. Anjesh says:

    i have doubt about earth’s circumference….there is difference between miles and km…..

  11. jp says:

    answer for 48 is wrong

    • jp says:

      virtual reality is the right one

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