SSC Exam (4 Dec 11) – GK Paper (First Shift)
January 9, 2012 6 Comments
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
b) income rises
c) price falls
d) income falls
|2. The marginal propensity to consume lies between
a) 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?
a) 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
|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
d) 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
|7. Which of the following does not pose a challenge to India
|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
d) Consultative Committee to the Ministry of Finance
|9. Which country is following One Party System?
|10. The idea of Lokpal is taken from
c) Scandinavian Countries
|11. During whose regin did Chengiz Khan attack India’s borders in pursuit of Jalauddin?
d) Nasiruddin Khusrau
|12. ‘Satyameva Jayate’ engraved on the Indian emblem is taken from
a) Rig Veda
c) Bhagavad Geeta
|13. The Revolt of 1857 took place at the folllowing places. Give their correct sequence.
a) 1, 2, 3, 4
|14. The famous ruler of ancient India, who towards the end of his life, is said to have converted to
|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:
|17. Match the following :
a. Hirakund (1) Beas
b. Pong Dam (2) Bhagirathi
c. Tehri Dam (3) Ravi
d. Thein Dam (4) Mahanadi
a b c d
|18. Heavy rainfall during the month of October and November is recieved by
a) Gharo, Khasi and Jaintia Hill
b) Chota Nagpur Plateau
c) Coromandel Coast
d) Malwa Plateau
|19. A crop grown in zaid season is
a) Water melon
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
b) planting more trees
c) cutting down trees
d) collecting resources from trees
|21. What is the other name of Vitamin B2?
|22. Cockroach can not survive in the water because it’s respiratory organ is
c) Book lung
d) Plumonary Sac
|23. Mercury poisoning in man causing the disease
a) Black lung
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
|26. Which of the following is known as ‘grave yard’ of RBCs?
b) Bone marrow
|27. Water is used in hot water bags because :
a) It is easily obtained.
b) It is cheaper and is not harmful.
c) It has high specific heat.
d) It is easy to heat water.
|28. Water drops can not stick to the oily surface due to
a) 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
d) absorbing U-V radiations
|30. What is meant by the term ‘Midnight Sun’?
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
d) Search Engine
|33. One carat of diamond is equal to
a) 100 mg
b) 150 mg
c) 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
|34. The main use of salt in diet is to
a) 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?
|36. Which of the following is the best fuel in terms of energy released per gram of fuel?
|37. Match the following :
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
|38. Which of the following weeds has been found effective in checking water pollution caused by
a) Water hyeinth
b) Elephant grass
d) Both (b) and (c)
|39. The World Environment Day is observed on
a) 15th June
b) 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?
|42. The longest dam in India is
a) Bhakra Dam
b) Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
c) 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 :
a. Bhil (1) Terai
b. Tharu (2) Nilgiri
c. Gond (3) Bastar
d. Toda (4) Malwa
a b c d
|44. Mudumalai Sanctuary is famous for
|45. The four “Mathas” (Shrires) at Sringeri, Badrinath, Dawarka and Puri were founded by
c) Adi Shankaracharya
d) Madhava Vidyaranya
|46. The three medals India won in the Beijing Olympics were in
a) 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
|49. Which one of the following cities is the venue for the XXX Olympic Games?
c) Las Vegas
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
a) Sunil Gavaskar
b) Kapil Dev
c) Shane Warne
d) Brian Lara
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