SSC FCI (AG-III) Exam 2012

SSC Food Corporation of India (FCI) Recruitment Exam 2012

Assistant Grade – III Posts (General/ Accounts/ Technical/ Depot)
Solved GK Paper held on 05 February 2012
1. Megasthenes lived for many years at the court of the :
    a) Magadha kings
    b) Nanda kings
    d) Guptas
Megasthenes lived at the time of Seleucus. Megasthenes spent some ten years as Seleucus’ envoy at
          the Mauryan court.
2. As per the provisional data of the 2011 census of India, the gap in literacy between men and
    women stands reduced to percentage points: 
    a) 10.8

    b) 16.5
    c) 18.4
    d) 20.3
2011 census figures for literacy rate (in %) are :
                 Males      :  82.14 %
                 Females  :  65.46 %
                Difference : 16.68 %
3. The people of the Indus Valley worshiped :
    a) Brahma

    b) Vishnu
    c) Pashupathi
    d) Vayu
4. Haemoglobin of the blood forms carbonyl haemoglobin with:
    a) Carbon dioxide

    b) Carbon monoxide
    c) Sulphur dioxide
    d) Nitrogen dioxide
5. What should be the minimum size of a plane mirror to have the full image of a person, when he
    stands at a distance?
    a) same size as the person

    b) double the size of the person
    c) half the size of the person
    d) 1/4th of the size of the person
           To view an image of yourself in a plane mirror, you will need an amount of mirror equal to one-half of your
           height. A 6-foot tall man needs 3-feet of mirror (positioned properly) in order to view his entire image.
6. Banana leaf tears easily because :
    a) leaf blade is thin

    b) leaf blade has no veins
    c) leaf blade has veins arranged in parallel manner
    d) leaf blade has undeveloped veins
7. Who was the Judge against whom the Parliament initiated impeachment proceedings, but failed
    a) Justice Bhagawati

    b) Justice Ajit Ray
    c) Justice Sikri

    d) Justice Ramaswami
        In 1993, Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana high court, Justice V Ramaswami, was the first to face 
        impeachment proceedings in Parliament.
8. A heavy and a lighter body of same size are dropped from a height. Which one of them will reach
    the ground first?
    a) Lighter body
Heavier body
    c) Both of them together
    d) Cannot be predicted 
           Heavier objects usually have more mass per surface area than do lighter things.  Because of this,  the resistance
           from the air slows the fall of the lighter thing. The less dense objects fall slower than more dense objects in the
           medium of air. But in vaccum they should fall with equal velocity, irrespective of their shape, mass or density 
           obeying the Law of gravitation.
9. The Atomic Energy Commission was set up in :
    b) 1950
    c) 1952
    d) 1960
10. The humidity of air is measured by the instrument called
     a) Hydrometer
     c) Seismometer

     d) Barometer
11. The term ‘Gambit’ is associated with:
     b) Tennis
     c) Basketball

     d) Baseball
12. The most common indicator organism that indicates level of water pollution is :
     a) E.coli
     b) P.typhi
     c) C.vibrio

     d) Entamoeba
         Entamoeba hystolytica is a monogenetic organism that causes amoebiasis in human beings through contaminated 
         water and food.
13. Which of the following States of India has the largest length of surface roads? 
     a) Uttar Pradesh
     b) Andhra Pradesh
     d) Tamilnadu
14. Chhatrapati Shivaji’s Court was adorned by the Ministers called:
     a) Nayanmars

     b) Ashtadiggajas
     c) Navaratnas

     d) Ashtapradhans
15. Hot water bag is used for fomentation because: 
     a) Water is a cheap liquid

     b) Water has high specific heat capacity
     c) Water has high latent heat
     d) Water is easily available
          Water is used as a ‘heat reservoir’ because it has a very large specific heat capacity. For example it is used
          in hot water bags for fomentation because it cools down very slowly as it gives up large amount of heat before
          its temperature drops.
16. ‘Tappatikkali’ is a folk dance associated with the State of :
     a) Tamilnadu
     c) Andhra Pradesh
     d) Gujarat
17. The Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 due to the initiative of :
     a) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
     b) Dadabhai Naoroji
     c) W.C. Banerjee
Allan Octavian Hume
18. From where are the words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of
     India taken?   
     a) Rigveda

     b) Mundaka Upanishad
     c) Padam Purana
     d) Ramayana
19. Real National Income is equal to the size of Population multiplied by : 
Per Capita Real Income
     b) Personal Income
     c) Personal Disposable Income
     d) Market Prices
20. The tree which releases oxygen even during night is : 
     a) Neem
     c) Mango

     d) Pipal
21. Quagga is an extinct species of :
     a) Cat
     b) Horse
     d) Antelope
22. Martyr’s day is observed on the death anniversary of :
Mahatma Gandhi
     b) Smt. Indira Gandhi
     c) Lal Bahadur Shastri
     d) Rajiv Gandhi
23. The expansion of the term HTML is: 
     a) Higher Text Markup Language
Higher Text Machine Language
     c) Hyper Text Machine Language 
Hyper Text Markup Language
24. The blood group that lacks antigen is : 
     a) A
     b) B

     c) AB
25. Lightning conductor is made of :
     b) Glass
     c) Ebonite
     d) Plastic
26. The most abundant  metal in the earth’s crust is :
     a) calcium

     b) aluminium
     c) iron
     d) magnesium
         Aluminium is the third most abundant element (after oxygen and silicon), and the most abundant metal, 
         in the Earth’s crust. About 8.2% of the earth’s crust is composed of aluminum.
27. When Indian leaders stress upon making with indigenous resources, they advocate :
stopping imports
     b) promoting exports
     c) self-reliance

     d) national pride
28. The maximum strength of  Lok Sabha is _______.    
     a) 543
     b) 555
     c) 553
29. The golden fibre of India is
     a) Cotton
     b) Hemp

     c) Jute
     d) Silk
30. Which one of the following is known as ‘Brown Coal’? 
     a) Bituminous
     b) Anthracite

     c) Peat
     d) Lignite
         Lignite coal is the lowest rank of coal, often referred to as brown coal, used almost exclusively as fuel for
         steam-electric power generation.
31. The new agricultural strategy called ‘Green Revolution’ was initiated in : 
     a) 1947
     b) 1951

     c) 1965
     d) 1972
32. The State of Assam has : 
five National Parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries
     b) three National Parks and nine wildlife sanctuaries
     c) three National Parks and eight wildlife sanctuaries
     d) two National Parks and six wildlife sanctuaries

           National Parks in Assam
                                          Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam
           1. Kaziranga National Park                                                           1. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
           2. Dibru-Saikhowa National Park                                                  2. Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary
           3. Manas National Park                                                                 3. Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary 
           4. Nameri National Park                                                                 4. Laokaowa Wildlife Sanctuary 
           5. Orang (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park                                          5. Pobha Wildlife Sanctuary
                                                                                                                 6. Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary

           Kaziranga National Park lies on the banks of the                         
7. Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary
           Brahmaputra River. It covers an area of approximately               8. Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary
           430 Sq. kms with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant         
9. Pani Dihing Bird Sanctuary
           grass making it the ideal habitat for the Indian one-horned.
         10. Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary                                 
                                                                                                                 11. East Karbi Anglong Sanctuary
33. The decision of how much to produce is determined by the individuals in a : 
     a) Socialistic Economy

     b) Mixed Economy
Capitalistic Economy
     d) All the above
34. The famous ‘Dilwara Temples’ are situated in :
     b) Maharashtra
     c) Madhya Pradesh

     d) Andhra Pradesh
         Dilwara Jain Temples are situated in Dilwara village 3 Kms. from Mount Abu, Rajasthan’s only hill station.
         These temples built by Chalukya between the 11th and 13th centuries AD are world famous for their 
         stunning use of marble.
35. To edit text read by an optical scanner, one needs ____________ to translate the image into ASCII
     a) an OMR
an OCR
     c) a MICR

     d) a digitizer
36. In mammals, the cheek teeth are :
     a) Incisors
     b) Premolar
     c) Molar

     d) Premolar and Molar
37. Who discovered Insulin?
     a) William Harvey
     b) Louis Pasteur
F.G. Banting
     d) Alexander Fleming
         The discovery of insulin in 1921 by two young investigators at the University of Toronto, Dr. Frederick Banting
          and Charles Best, was one of the most important medical achievements of the twentieth century.

38. The term ‘operation flood’ refers to :
     a) Flood Control
Milk Production
     c) Food grain Production

     d) Population Control
39. PVC is obtained by the polymerisation of :
     a) Propene
Vinyl Chloride
     c) Styren
     d) Acetylene
40. The fundamental rights have :
     a) moral force behind them.
     b) force of public opinion behind them.
legal force behind them.
     d) no force behind them.
41. Which of the following is correctly matched?
     a) Assam – Itanagar
     b) Arunachal Pradesh – Guwahati
Manipur – Imphal
     d) Nagaland  – Shilong
42. A candidate contesting for Lok Sabha must have attained the age of :
     a) 21 years

     b) 18 years
25 years
     d) 30 years
43. The second session of the Indian National Congress was presided over by :
     a) W.C. Banerjee
     b) Badruddin Tyabji
Dadabhai Naoroji
     d. Surendra Nath Banerjee
         The second session of the Indian National Congress was held in December 1886 at Calcutta.
         Dadabai Naoroji was elected as the President of this session.
44. For controlling pollution, dust escaping from factory chimneys is to be prevented. For this :
     a) metal grid or wire-mesh is placed over it.
     b) a metal grid coated with an insulator is placed on it.

     c) a wire-mesh coated with grease is placed on it
     d) an electrically charged wire-mesh is placed on it to attract dust.
45. Which of the following is the worst flood affected area in India?
     b) Nagaland

     c) Manipur
     d) Tripura
46. Which of the following is correct about Socialism?
State is a necessary evil.
     b) State is a march of God on earth.
     c) State is an unnecessary evil.
     d) State promotes common goods.
47. Full form of BCG is :
     a) Bacillus Cholera Germ

     b) Bacillus Calmette Guerin
     c) Bacillus Curative Gene
     d) Bacillus Cholera Guerin
48. The organic compounds present in petroleum are separated by :
     a) Distillation
     b) Fractional crystallisation
Frractional distillation
     d) Sublimation
49. Who of the following is NOT a recepient of 2011 Nobel Peace Prize?
Hu Jintao
     b) Leymah Gbowee
     c) Ellen Jhonson-Sirleaf

     d) Tawakkol Karman
50. The pH of human blood is :
     b) »10
     c) »5.5
     d) »7.3
   Note – Your feedback and comments are welcome for any rectification in the above post.
               i try my best to solve the above paper but you may assure yourself also. 
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Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

21 Responses to SSC FCI (AG-III) Exam 2012

  1. ALOK says:

    sir, please morning shift ke ans bhi release karea.

  2. BHUSHAN says:

    THANK U….

  3. BHUSHAN says:

    please provide the SSC prevoius JE-ELECTRICAL(2011) question paper EVEN IF ANSWERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE …..

  4. kiran mali says:

    if possible please post answers of morning fci paper.

    • Naren says:

      @kiran mali

      i am unable to collect the morning shift paper
      a friend gave me this paper on 7th evening
      Search it on google …


  5. Debatri Ghosh says:

    sir I think the question no 24 i.e the blood group that lacks antigen will be option 4(o blood group)

    • Naren says:


      you are right. I also know about this error but,
      due to lack of time could not rectify the post.
      AB = Universal Acceptor contains both A and B antigens.
      O = Universal Donor contains only antibodies.
      BTW..thanks for reminiding the error


  6. shona says:

    Could any1 tel me the dates of the results for AGIII FCI exam .

  7. gurwinderkoti says:

    thanks for this post…..

  8. sreesha says:

    please tell me the date of result of AG III FCI exam

  9. woodf says:

    You might be my role models. Thanks for the post

  10. k jyothi says:

    sir could there is provision to download admit card of ag 2nd paper as i didnt got 1st paper admit card through post plz reply…

    • Naren says:

      @k jyothi

      You can download it from official website of SSC.


  11. jhon says:

    Thanks for a very informative site. What else could I get that type of information written in such an ideal way? I’ve a venture that I am simply now working on, and I’ve been on the look out for such information.

    • archana says:

      in biological paper answer for 147th
      question is A

  12. Khagendra says:

    Kindly update about the scheduled date for PAPER III (SSC FCI AG-III).

  13. ranjeet says:


  14. archana says:

    in biological paper answer key for 119th is A

  15. harish says:

    most common indicator of water pollution is E.coli. not entamoeba

  16. m.r.meena says:

    thnx for provide this valuable gk questions!!!!!!!

  17. srikanta behera says:

    thank’s sir

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