SSC Exam (4 Dec 11) – GK Paper (First 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 (First Shift)
1. For an inferior good, demand falls when
    a) price rises 
income rises
    c) price falls

    d) income falls
2. The marginal propensity to consume lies between 
0 and 1
    b) 0 to ¥
    c) 1 to ¥
    d) ¥ to ¥
3. Which of the following is an example of Joint Sector enterprise in India?
Maruti Udyog Limited
    b) The Indian Oil Corporation
    c) Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd.
    d) Bharat Aluminium Ltd.
4. Which of the following is deducted from GNP to arrive at NNP
    b) Interest
    c) Tax
    d) Subsidy
5. Which one is correct about the duration of Eleventh Five Year Plan?
    a) 01.01.2005 to 31.12.2010

    b) 01.04.2005 to 31.03.2010
    c) 01.01.2006 to 31.12.2011
01.04.2006 to 31.03.2011
6. In the first expansion of SAARC which one of the following countries joined as eighth member of
    a) Myanmar

    b) Iran
    c) Afghanistan
    d) Thialand
7. Which of the following does not pose a challenge to India 
    a) Communalism 

    b) Reginalism
    d) Casteism
8. Which one of the following committees is NOT a Standing Committee of the Parliament?
    a) Public Accounts Committee
    b) Estimates Committee
    c) Committee on Public Undertakings
Consultative Committee to the Ministry of Finance
9. Which country is following One Party System?
    a) Mongolia

    b) Spain
    c) Chili
    d) China
10. The idea of Lokpal is taken from 
     a) Britain
     b) America
Scandinavian Countries
     d) France
11. During whose regin did Chengiz Khan attack India’s borders in pursuit of Jalauddin?  
     a) Qutub-ud-din-Aibak
     b) Iltumish
     c) Balban

     d) Nasiruddin Khusrau
12. ‘Satyameva Jayate’ engraved on the Indian emblem is taken from   
     a) Rig Veda
     b) Matsyapurana
     c) Bhagavad Geeta 

     d) Mundakoupanishad
13. The Revolt of  1857 took place at the folllowing places. Give their correct sequence.
     1. Jhansi
     2. Merrut
     3. Delhi

     4. Barrackpore

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

14. The famous ruler of ancient India, who towards the end of his life, is said to have converted to 
     Jainism, was     
     a) Samudragupta

     b) Bindusara
     d) Ashoka
14. Which of the following is wrongly matched with his contemporary Mughal King? 
     a) Rana Sanga                –   Babar

     b) Prithiviraj Chauhan   –   Akbar
     c) Jujhar Singh                –   Shahjahan
     d) Jaswant Singh             –   Aurarangzeb
16. The mountains which are NOT a part of Himalayan chain:
     b) Kunlun

     c) Karakoram
     d) Hindukush
17. Match the following :
             Dams                                 Rivers
     a. Hirakund                   (1) Beas
     b. Pong Dam                 (2) Bhagirathi
     c. Tehri Dam                 (3) Ravi
     d. Thein Dam                (4) Mahanadi

         a      b     c     d
     A) 4      3     1     2
     B) 4      2     3     1
     C) 4      3     2     1
     D) 1      2     4     3
         (Options are wrong)
Pong Dam is situated on Beas River in Talwara (Himachal Pradesh).

18. Heavy rainfall during the month of October and November is recieved by  
     a) Gharo, Khasi and Jaintia Hill

     b) Chota Nagpur Plateau
Coromandel Coast
     d) Malwa Plateau
19. A crop grown in zaid season is 
Water melon 
     b) Soyabean
     c) Maize
     d) Jute

            In Northern India, there are two distinct seasons, Kharif (July to October), and Rabi (October to March). 
            Crops grown between March and June are known as zaid. Watermelon, bitter gourds and cucumbers are
            examples of zaid crops.

20. Afforestration is the process of 
     a) clearing forests
planting more trees
     c) cutting down trees

     d) collecting resources from trees
21. What is the other name of Vitamin B2?
     b) Haemoglobin
     c) Riboflavin

     d) Dextrose
22. Cockroach can not survive in the water because it’s respiratory organ is   
     a) Gill
     c) Book lung
     d) Plumonary Sac
23. Mercury poisoning in man causing the disease 
     a) Black lung
     b) Arsenicosis

     c) Minamata 
     d) Tai Itai
24. Chromosomes consists of 
     a) DNA and lipids
     b) RNA and amino acids

     c) DNA and protiens
     d) RNA and sugars
25. The yellow colour of urine is due to presence of 
     a) Bile
     b) Lymph
     c) Cholesterol
26. Which of the following is known as ‘grave yard’ of RBCs?
     a) Liver

     b) Bone marrow
     c) Spleen
     d) Appendix
27. Water is used in hot water bags because : 
     a) It is easily obtained.

     b) It is cheaper and is not harmful.
It has high specific heat.
     d) It is easy to heat water.
28. Water drops can not stick to the oily surface due to    
lack of adhesive force
     b) surface tension
     c) can not mix each other
     d) water is lighter than oil
29. Ozone layer in the outer atmosphere helps us in  
     a) reflecting radio waves and makes radio communication possible
     b) regulating the temperature of atmosphere

     c) absorbing cosmic rays particles
absorbing U-V radiations
30. What is meant by the term ‘Midnight Sun’?
     a) Twilight
     b) Rising Sun

     c) Very bright moon
     d) Sun shining in the polar circle for long time
31. Virus in a computer is a 
     a) Chemical that attacks silicon
     b) Micro organism that distrubs integrated circuits 

     c) Programme that dmages the computer software
     d) None of the above
32. Alta Vista is a 
     a) Programme
     b) Software

     c) Browser
     d) Search Engine
33. One carat of diamond is equal to 
     a) 100 mg
     b) 150 mg
200 mg
     d) 250 mg

          A carat is a standard unit of weight for diamonds and other gems. The metric carat of .200 grams, or 
          200 milligrams was adopted in the United States in 1913 and now standardized in the principle countries
          of the world. Carat weights are also expressed as “points” with a one carat diamond equalling 100 points.

          A carat is abbreviated as “ct.”

          1 ct. = 0.2 grams or 200 miligrams
          1 ct. = 100 points
          100 points = 1 carat

34. The main use of salt in diet is to   
increase the solubility of the food particles in water 
     b) produce in small amounts the hydrochloric acid required for the digestion of food
     c) ease the process of cooking

     d) make the taste of the food better
35. Which of the following properties is generally found in non-metals?  
     b) Conductivity
     c) Ductility

     d) Malleability
36. Which of the following is the best fuel in terms of energy released per gram of fuel? 
     b) Methane
     c) Ethanol

     d) Butane
37. Match the following :
        Process                             Changes
     a. Evaporation                  (1) LIquid into Gas
     b. Sublimation                  (2) Gas into Liquid
     c. Freezing                      (3) Solid into Gas
     d. Melting                        (4) Solid into Liquid

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

         (Options are wrong)
Sublimation is the process of transition of a substance from the solid phase to the gas phase without
             passing through an intermediate liquid phase.

38. Which of the following weeds has been found effective in checking water pollution caused by 
      industrial affluents? 
     a) Water hyeinth
     b) Elephant grass
     c) Parthenium

     d) Both (b) and (c)
39. The World Environment Day is observed on
     a) 15th June
5th June
     c) 10th October
     d) 8th March
40. Electro-static precipitator is used to control
     a) Chemical Pollutants
     b) Radio active Pollutants
     c) Water Pollutants

     d) Air Pollutants
41. Which of the following is bio-degradable?
     b) DDT
     c) Aluminium

     d) Plastic
42. The longest dam in India is
     a) Bhakra Dam

     b) Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
Hirakund Dam
     d) Kosi Dam
Hirakud Dam on river Mahanadi in Orissa is the largest dam in India having a length about 26KM.
43. Match the following :
        Tribes                    Region
     a. Bhil                   (1) Terai
     b. Tharu                 (2) Nilgiri
     c. Gond                 (3) Bastar
     d. Toda                  (4) Malwa

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

44. Mudumalai Sanctuary is famous for 
     b) Bisons

     c) Birds
     d) Elephants
45. The four “Mathas” (Shrires) at Sringeri,  Badrinath, Dawarka and Puri were founded by  
     a) Ramanuja
     b) Ashoka

     c) Adi Shankaracharya
     d) Madhava Vidyaranya     
46. The three medals India won in the Beijing  Olympics  were in
Shooting, Boxing and Wrestling
     b) Badminton, Chess and Shooting

     c) Badminton, Shooting and Boxing
     d) Shooting, Archery and Wrestling

         – Abhinav Bindra wins gold in men’s 10 m air rifle shooting.
         – Vijender Singh wins bronze in men’s 75 kg boxing.
         – Sushil Kumar wins bronze in men’s 66 kg freestyle wrestling.
47. ATM is the abbreviation  for
     a) Automatic Teller Machine

     b) Automated Teller Machine
     c) Authentic Teller Machine
     d) Authorised Teller Machine
48. Child Sex Ratio as per the provisonal results of 2011 Census in India is 
     a) 927
     b) 924
     c) 917

     d) 914
49. Which one of the following cities is the venue for the XXX Olympic Games?
     a) Liverpool
     b) Lancashire
     c) Las Vegas

     d) London
         The 2012 Olympic games in London England will be the 30th or XXX games. The 2012 Summer Olympics 
         (the Games of the XXX Olympiad) are planned to take place between 27 July 2012 and 12 August 2012.
50. Which of the following cricketer  has been declared the “Cricketer of the Twentieth  Century” by
     the ICC?
     a) Sunil Gavaskar 

     b) Kapil Dev
     c) Shane Warne
     d) Brian Lara
   Note – Your feedback and comments are welcome for any rectification in the above post. 
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6 Responses to SSC Exam (4 Dec 11) – GK Paper (First Shift)

  1. vikas says:

    i given the ssc exam this year & i am not gettig the ans’s of my qu. paper hear.

    the first qu. was 1. sales tax is an example of? & 2. the world trade organisation came into existence in 1st jan ….

    can you plz provide me the answer sheet of the same ouestion paper..???

    waiting for your reply…

    thank you…

    • Naren says:

      You are asking about which SSC exam?
      do you hav any soft copy of requested question paper
      or any link availlable online
      if you have hard-copy then convert it into
      digital format and send at :
      i will help you in finding the correct answers.


  2. ravindra says:

    sir in question 25 is the answer is a or d(urochrome)???

    • Naren says:


      You are right. Correct ans. is Urochrome. Thanks for rectifying the post.


  3. abhay shanu says:

    thanx admin

  4. anuj says:

    pls crosscheck the answer of Q. 50

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