SSC Exam (4 Dec 11) – GK Paper (2nd Shift)

 
SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam 2011
(Recruitment of Lower Division Clerks and Data Entry Operators)
Solved GK Paper held on 04 December 2011(Evening Shift)
1. Elasticity of demand measures the responsiveness of the quantity demanded of a good to a 
    a)
change in the price of the good
    b) change in the price of substitutes
    c) change in the price of the complements

    d) change in the price of joint products
2. Consumption function expresses the relationship between consumption and
    a) savings

    b) income
    c) investment
    d) price
3. ‘Mixed economy’ refers to 
    a) the co-existence of heavy, small scale and cottage industries
    b) the promotion  of agriculture as well as cottage industries

    c) the co-existence of rich as well as poor
    d)
the co-existence of public as well as private sector
4. Which of the following is NOT a fixed cost?
    a) Salaries of administrative staff
    b) Rent of factory buildings

    c) Property taxes
    d)
Electricity charges
5. Which of the following would NOT constitute an economic activity in Economics?
    a) A teacher teaching students in his college

    b) A teacher teaching students in a coaching institute
    c) A teacher teaching his own daughter at home
    d) A teacher teaching students under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Scheme
6. Zero hour is at the discretion of 
    a) Prime Minister

    b) Speaker
    c) Opposition leader
    d) President
7. The Judges of High Court are administered oath of office by
    a)
The Chief Justice of High Court
    b) The President of India
    c) The Chief Justice of India
    d) Governor of the State
8. Which slogan was given by the French Revolution to the world? 
    a) Liberty, Authority, Equality
    b)
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
    c) Liberty, Law, Fraternity
    d) Tradition, Authority, Law
9. The President of India can issue a proclamation of National Emergency only on the written
    recommendation of   
    a) The Prime Minister

    b) The Cabinet consisting of only Cabinet Ministers of the Union
    c) The Council of Ministers of the Union
    d) Parliamnet
10. Parliament excercises control over public expenditiure through 
     a) Advocate General
     b)
Comptroller and Auditor General
     c) Commerce Minister
     d) Finance Minister
11. Who was the court poet of Harsha Vardhana?
     a) Bhani
     b) Ravi Kirti

     c) Bana
     d) Vishnu Sharma    
            Bana bhatta (known as Bana), who authored the biography of Harsha titled ‘Harsha-Charita’ and Kadambari,
            a romantic novel in Sanskrit was the court poet of Harsha.
12. The ‘Poorna Swaraj’ resolution was adopted in the annual session of Indian National Congress
      held at  
     a) Bombay
     b)
Lahore
     c) Calcutta

     d) Madras
         Poorna Swaraj ( Complete Independence )-The annual session of Indian National Congress  was held on 
         the banks of river Ravi at Lahore in December 1929. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru was the Congress President.
         The place where this session held was named as the Lajpat Rai Nagar.
13. In which of the following countries were Buddha’s idol disfigured and removed recently?   
     a) Pakistan
     b) Turkey

     c) Afghanistan
     d) Iran
14.’Go Back To Vedas.’ This call given by 
     a) Ramakrishna Paramahansa

     b) VIvekananda
     c) Jyotiba Phule
     d)
Dayanand Saraswati
14. Which of the following pairs is incorrect
     a) Babar vs. Sangram Singh

     b) Sher Shah vs. Humayun 
     c)
Chengiz Khan vs. Alauddin Khilji
     d) Akbar vs. Hemu
           – Sher Shah defeated Humayun in the Battle of Chausa
           – Babar defeated Sangram Singh (commonly known as Rana Sanga) in Battle of Kanuha 
           – Chengiz Khan invaded at the time of Iltutmish’s rule over Delhi
           – Akbar defeated Samrat Hem Chandra Vikramaditya (commonly known as Hemu) in Second Battle of Panipat
16. The natural gaps across the mountains which provide route are called  
     a) Peaks
     b) Dunes

     c) Plateaus
     d) Passes
17. Jhumming is shifting agriculture practised in  
     a)
North-eastern India
     b) South-western India
     c) South-eastern India
     d) Northern India
18. Frontal Rain is caused by 
     a) Convection currents

     b) Winds from sea
     c)
Cyclonic activity
     d) Condensation of water evaporated from mountains
19. The Palk Strait lies between 
     a)
Bay of Bengal and Gulf of Mannar
     b) Andaman and Nicobar Islands 

     c) Rann of Kutch and Gulf of Khambhat
     d) Lakshadweep and Maldives
11. Match the following :
          Rivers                                    Towns
     a. Gomti                                 (1) Guwahati
     b. Brahmaputra                       (2) Rajahmundry
     c. Godavari                             (3) Tiruchirapalli
     d. Kaveri                                 (4) Lucknow

         a      b     c     d
     A) 3      4     2     1
     B) 2      1     3     4
     C) 4      1     2     3
     D) 4      2     1     3

21. The example of hermaphrodite animal in which cross fertilisation occurs is
     a) Hydra
     b) Ascaris
     c)
Earthworm
     d) Silkworm
22. Blubber is 
     a) a milky secretion of rubber plant
     b)
a layer of thick fat
     c) a device to trap insects by some aquatic plants  
     d) fungal infection of rice plants
           Blubber is a fat layer underneath an animal’s skin. Blubber is composed of fat- filled cells and functions
           both to insulate and to store food reserves. Examples of animals with blubber : whales, pinnipeds (seals,
           sea lions, walruses).
23. The coding segment of DNA is 
     a) Codon
     b) Muton

     c) Intron
     d)
Exon
24. Fat soluble vitamins are 
     a) Tocopherol, Niacin, Cyanocobalamin 
     b)
Calciferol, Carotene,  Tocopherol
     c) Ascorbic acid, Calciferol, Riboflavin  
     d) Thiamine, Carbotene, Biotene
25. Silk is produced by 
     a) Egg of silkworm
     b)
Pupa of silkworm
     c) Larva of silkworm
     d) Insect itself
26. Which of the following is an egg laying mammal?
     a) Bat

     b) Leafy ant-eater
     c) Whale
     d) Spiny ant-eater
27. A transformer works with
     a)
alternating current only
     b) direct current only 
     c) both AC and DC

     d) any signal
            Transformers only work on ac supply because its working principle is based on mutual induction.
            The principle of mutual induction/inductance relies on changing magnetic fields, and direct current (DC)
            can only produce steady magnetic fields, transformers simply will not work with direct current.
28. In the Earth, the weight of a body is maximum at the    
     a)
North Pole
     b) South Pole
     c) Equator
     d) Surface
            The weight of an object is determined by the mass, and the gravitational pull i.e. F=mg
            Here F = weight in Newton(N),   m = mass in kg ,   g = gravitational acceleration in m/s2

            The mass of an object is independent of the place in the universe i.e. remains constant whatever the
            locations. Only the value of ‘g’ will fluctuate the weight of the body. A number of experimental studies
            revealed that North pole is slightly closer to the Earth’s centre, so the value of gravitational force is 
           maximum at North Pole.Thereby, the weight of an object is maximum at North pole.

29. The technique of collecting information about an object from a distance without making
      physical contact with it is 
     a)
Remote sensing
     b) Remote control

     c) Remote accessing
     d) Space shuttle
30. The head mirror used by E.N.T. doctors is 
     a)
Concave
     b) Convex

     c) Plane
     d) Plano-convex
31. A _______ is a high-speed network that connects local networks in a city or town. 
     a) LAN
     b)
MAN
     c) WAN
     d) TAN
            A Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) is a network that interconnects computers in a geographic area larger 
            than that covered by even a large Local Area Network (LAN) but smaller than the area covered by a Wide 
            Area Network (WAN).

           The network size falls intermediate between LANs and WANs. A MAN typically covers an area of between 
           5 and 50 km diameter. MANs are usually connected with fibre-optic cable, microwave transceivers or leased
           data landlines.

          The best known example of a MAN  is the Cable Televison Network available in many cities. Recent developments
          in high speed wireless Internet access resulted in another type of MAN, which has been standardized as IEEE 
          802.16. Although the 802.16 family of standards is officially called WirelessMAN in IEEE, it has been commercialized
          under the name ‘WiMAX’.

32. PDA stands for
     a)
Personall Digital Assistant
     b) Personall Development Agency
     c) Personall Data Authority
     d) Personall Data Array
33. Which of the following statements are correct about chloroform? 
     1. Liquid fuel
     2. Anaesthetic in nature
     3. Produces phosgene
     4. Fire extinguisher 

     a) 1, 2 
     b) 1, 3
     c) 2, 3
     d) 4, 1

34. Which of the following is NOT a method of preparing oxygen?
     a) Electrolysis of water
     b) Fractional distilation of liquid air
     c) Decomposition of potassium permanganate 

     d) Decomposition of manganese dioxide
35. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic feature of alloys?
     They are
     a)
Compounds
     b) Mixtures
     c) Solutions
     d) Homogeneous systems
36. Permanent hardness of water may be removed by addition of
     a) Alum
     b)
Sodium carbonate
     c) Lime
     d) Potassium permanganate
37. Global warming is expected to result in
     a) Increase in level of sea
     b) Change in crop pattern
     c) Change in coastline
     d)
Each of the above
38. Man can maintain an ecological balance in the biosphere by
     a) Deforestation
     b) Developing new breeds of cultivated plants and domesticated animals
     c) Using insecticides and pesticides
     d)
Understanding the delicate balance in the relative number of organisms
39. Smog is a combination of
     a) Air and water vapour
     b) Water and smoke
     c) Fire and water
     d)
Smoke and fog
41. Of the following, which one pollutes the air of a big city?
     a) Copper
     b) Chromium
     c)
Lead
     d) Cadmium
41. Which state is famous for step-wells?
     a) Maharashtra
     b)
Gujarat
     c) Orissa
     d) Manipur
42. First Indian Arctic Expedition was launched in the year
     a) 2004
     b) 2005
     c) 2006
     d)
2007
            First Indian Arctic Expedition was launched by Union Minister for Science and Technology and earth
            Sciences Shri Kapil Sibal on August 03, 2007.
43. The river on which the reservoir for Indira Gandhi canal has been built is
     a)
Sutlej
     b) Ravi
     c) Luni
     d) Jhelum
44. Bihu is a festival that is observed in
     a) West Bengal
     b) Maharashtra
     c)
Assam
     d) Tamil Nadu
45. Bharat ratna is designed like the leaf of
     a) Banyan
     b)
Peepal tree
     c) Coconut tree
     d) Sandalwood tree
46. In which of the following states, is child sex ratio as per the provisional results of the 2011
     census, the lowest?
     a)
Haryana
     b) Punjab
     c) Bihar
     d) Uttar Pradesh
47. Which team advanced to the Copa America final 2011 without winning any of its five matches
     in open play?
     a) Brazil
     b)
Paraguay
     c) Venezuela
     d) Peru
48. Which one of the following is in fact not a garden?
     a) Hanging gardens (Mumbai)
     b)
Eden gardens (Kolkata)
     c) Vrindavan gardens (Mysore)
     d) Khusro gardens (Lucknow)
            Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata (previously called Calcutta), India. Established way back in
            1864 the Eden Gardens is the largest stadium in India and second largest in World as far as seating capacity
            is concerned.
49. The book The Audacity of Hope, has been written by
     a) Nayantara Sehgal
     b) Aravind Adiga
     c) Vikram seth
     d)
Barack obama
50. ISRO is the abbreviation for
     a) Indian Scientific Research Organisation
     b) Indian Space Research Organisation
     c) International Space Research Organisation
     d) International Scientific Research Organisation
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11 Responses to SSC Exam (4 Dec 11) – GK Paper (2nd Shift)

  1. meenu yadav says:

    thats good keepme sending this type of gk

  2. Ravita says:

    Good job sir!
    amazing knowledge nd style of giving ans.
    Thanx 4 all.
    gud luck 4 next.

  3. Alok kumar vinay says:

    Plz upload the sollution of question of Bank p.o. & upsc as well.
    Thanks…

  4. Sandeeg Rawat says:

    Good ./,please send me g.k current and old . Sir ji

  5. wow this is realy a good web sit sir plz says:

    Plz send me ssc english ang gk papers
    sanjay rai

  6. surender says:

    pleae kindly update me the related GK and plz send PDF format to my id

    Surender.M

  7. Rohit says:

    Sir can you send me the current affairs and some gk QA. For my ssc exam of 2012 oct for practice

  8. Priyanka thakur says:

    thanks sir 4 answrng my questions.u r such a brilliant prsn.pls send me the whole solution of scc exam which is held at(21st oct. 2012) paper morning session

  9. SABIR ALAM says:

    thank u so much sir.sir i want to make one more request that please upload the english paper also with unswaer.thank u once again.

  10. Gagan says:

    Very good

  11. Gagan says:

    Very effective

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