General Awareness: SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Re-Exam 27th April, 2014 with Solutions

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Q.1:- The type of fruit obtained from a multicarpellary, apocarpous gynoecium is ?

  1. Composite
  2. Aggregate
  3. Simple
  4. Multiple

Q.2:- The threshold frequency is the frequency below which ?

  1. Photo current increases with voltage
  2. Photo current decreases with voltage
  3. Photo electric emission is not possible
  4. Photo current is constant

Q.3:- Sir C.V. Raman was awarded Nobel Prize for his work on ?

  1. Light Scattering
  2. Radio Activity
  3. Cryogenics
  4. Sonometer

Q.4:- Tesla is a unit of magnetic ?

  1. Flux
  2. Induction
  3. Moment
  4. Field

Q.5:- The percentage of Carbon in Cast Iron is ?

  1. 01 to 0.25
  2. 5 to 1.5
  3. 6 to 8
  4. 3 to 5

Q.6:- The damage of the human body due to radiation (X-rays or γ-rays etc.) is measured in ?

  1. Rems
  2. Roentgen
  3. Curie
  4. Rads

Q.7:- The Minimum Support Price for food grains was introduced in the year ?

  1. 1944
  2. 1964
  3. 1974
  4. 1954

Q.8:- Total assembly segments in Delhi are ?

  1. 50
  2. 60
  3. 70
  4. 40

Q.9:- Transition ions absorb light in ?

  1. Infrared region
  2. Ultraviolet region
  3. Microwave region
  4. Visible region

Q.10:- Virtually treeless, sparse vegetation is found in ?

  1. Taiga
  2. Alpine
  3. Tundra
  4. Chapparal

Q.11:- Flywheel is an important part of a steam engine because it ?

  1. Accelerates the speed of the engine
  2. Helps the engine in keeping the speed uniform
  3. Decreases the moment of inertia
  4. Gives strength to the engine

Q.12:- Soil factors are otherwise known as ?

  1. Edaphic factors
  2. Biotic factors
  3. Physiographic factors
  4. Climatic factors

Q.13:- Who benefits the most during the inflationary period ?

  1. Corporate servants
  2. Creditors
  3. Entrepreneurs
  4. Government servants

Q.14:- Which of the following does not have a Stupa ?

  1. Ranchi
  2. Sanchi
  3. Barhut
  4. Dhamek

Q.15:- The plants, which grow under water stress conditions of deserts are ?

  1. Epiphytes
  2. Xerophytes
  3. Heliophytes
  4. Sciophytes

Q.16:- Coupling and repulsion are the two states of ?

  1. Linkage
  2. Chiasma
  3. Mutation
  4. Crossing over
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Q.17:- The freezing point of fresh water is ?

  1. 4 oC
  2. 3 oC
  3. 5 oC
  4. 0 oC

Q.18:- Stamens are fused with each other by their anthers and also with the petals in ?

  1. Leguminosae
  2. Liliaceae
  3. Compositae
  4. Euphorbiaceae

Q.19:- Deficiency of Iron causes ?

  1. Goitre
  2. Polio
  3. Rickets
  4. Anaemia

Q.20:- Which of the following books is not written by Jawahar Lal Nehru ?

  1. Discovery of India
  2. My Experiments with Truth
  3. An Autobiography
  4. Glimpses of World History

Q.21:- ‘Democratic Centralism’ is an important feature of a ?

  1. Communist state
  2. Democratic state
  3. Totalitarian state
  4. Socialist state

Q.22:- The Constitution of India, describes India as ?

  1. A Federation
  2. A quasi-federal
  3. Unitary
  4. Union of states

Q.23:- ‘Shadow Cabinet’ is the feature of Administrative system of ?

  1. Britain
  2. USA
  3. France
  4. Japan

Q.24:- Which National Highway is called Shershah Suri Marg ?

  1. National Highway No. 3
  2. National Highway No. 8
  3. National Highway No. 7
  4. National Highway No. 1

Q.25:- Which of the followings is not correct ?

  1. NMA-National Monuments Authority
  2. PIL-Public Interest Litigation
  3. NGT-National Growth Tribunal
  4. MSP-Minimum Support Price

Q.26:- An increase in the quantity supplied suggests ?

  1. A leftward shift of the supply curve
  2. A movement up along the supply curve
  3. A movement down along the supply curve
  4. A rightward shift of the supply curve

Q.27:- Who was the Delhi Sultan to impose Jizya even on the Brahmins ?

  1. Ala-ud-din Khilji
  2. Firoz Tughlaq
  3. Muhammad Tughlaq
  4. Balban

Q.28:- Dectylogram is related with ?

  1. Teleprinter
  2. Perumbulator
  3. Cereals
  4. Finger print

Q.29:- Which body is constituted by the President of India to advise on the decision of Central Resources between the centre and the state ?

  1. Tariff Commission
  2. Finance Commission
  3. Planning Commission
  4. Taxation Enquiry Commission

Q.30:- “Ryder Cup” is awarded to the players of ?

  1. Baseball
  2. Basketball
  3. Cards
  4. Golf

Q.31:- The site of birth (nativity) of Gautam Buddha is marked by ?

  1. A monastery
  2. A “Rummindei Pillar” of Ashok Maurya
  3. A Statue
  4. A Peepal Tree
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Q.32:- Preparation of butter, ghee by a household for their own use is a part of ?

  1. Own-account production
  2. Household capital formation
  3. Industrial production
  4. Consumption

Q.33:- Potato was introduced to Europe by ?

  1. Portuguese
  2. Germans
  3. Spanish
  4. Dutch

Q.34:- The current spell of cold wave in the US has been a fall out of the ?

  1. Polar vortex
  2. Biodiversity and habitats
  3. Climate and energy
  4. Political administration

Q.35:- “Krishi Karman Award” 2012-13 for all time record in food grain production was given to ?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Haryana
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Odisha

Q.36:- Consumer Protection Act 1986, was amended in ?

  1. 1992
  2. 1993
  3. 1994
  4. 1991

Q.37:- The compound that has the least value for Octane number is ?

  1. 2-Methyl Heptane
  2. Iso-Octane
  3. 2-Dimethyl Hexane
  4. N-Heptane

Q.38:- The unit of noise pollution (level) is ?

  1. Decibel
  2. Decimel
  3. PPM
  4. None of these

Q.39:- Which one of the following is used as secondary storage system in computer ?

  1. RAM
  2. Floppy
  3. EPROM
  4. ROM

Q.40:- Where does the cabbage store food ?

  1. Leaves
  2. Stem
  3. Fruit
  4. Root

Q.41:- Who among the following is the founder of the “Azad Hind Fauj” ?

  1. Lala Har Dayal
  2. Subash Chandra Bose
  3. Vir Savarkar
  4. Chandrashekhar Azad

Q.42:- The production, marketing, storage, advertisement and consumption of smokeless Tobacco is banned in ?

  1. Assam
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Nagaland
  4. Meghalaya

Q.43:- The pair of compounds used as anaesthetic in medicines ?

  1. Ether, Ammonia
  2. Nitrous Oxide, Chloroform
  3. Chloroform, Nitrogen Dioxide
  4. Nitrogen Dioxide, Ether

Q.44:- In relation to the State Government, local government exercises ?

  1. Coordinate Authority
  2. Delegated Authority
  3. Superior Authority
  4. Independent Authority

Q.45:- Study of organisms in relation to their environment is called ?

  1. Ecology
  2. Zoology
  3. Entomology
  4. Palynology

Q.46:- Who is known as the Father of “Indian Unrest” ?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Lalalajpat Rai
  3. Aurobindo Ghosh
  4. Bipin Chandrapal
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Q.47:- Obsidian, Andesite, Gabbro and Perodite are ?

  1. Metamorphic Rocks
  2. Intrusive Rocks
  3. Sedimentary Rocks
  4. Extrusive Rocks

Q.48:- Who said that “Where there is no Law there will not be Liberty” ?

  1. Karl Marx
  2. Plato
  3. Machiavelli
  4. John Locke

Q.49:- The UNIX operating system is suitable for

  1. Multi User
  2. Real Time Processing
  3. Distributed Processing
  4. Single User

Q.50:- Section of IPC, which deals with LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community is ?

  1. 377
  2. 376
  3. 370
  4. None of these