General Awareness SSC CGL 2010 Tier I First Shift

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General Awareness Section of SSC CGL can be very scoring and less time consuming. It depends on the level of preparation of the students. Students must read books related to General Awareness. Students must also read newspaper for current affairs. 

Main topic which require special Attention are History, Polity, General Science. 

SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Previous Year Solved Paper - 2010
Subject: General Awareness

Question 1. A concave lens always forms an image which is
(a) real and erect
(b) virtual and erect
(c) real and inverted
(d) virtual and inverted

Question 2. A vitamin requires cobalt for its activity. The vitamin is
(a) Vitamin B12
(b) Vitamin D
(c) Vitamin B2
(d) Vitamin A

Question 3. One of the constituents of tear gas is
(a) Ethane
(b) Ethanol
(c) Ether
(d) Chloropicrin

Question 4. The modulus of rigidity is the ratio of
(a) longitudinal stress to longitudinal strain
(b) Volume stress to volume strain
(c) shearing stress to shearing strain
(d) tensile stress to tensile strain

Question 5. The propagation of sound waves in a gas involves
(a) adiabatic compression and rarefaction
(b) isothermal compression and rarefaction
(c) isochoric compression and rarefaction
(d) isobaric compression and rarefaction

Question 6. An atomic clock is based on transitions in
(a) Sodium
(b) Caesium
(c) Magnesium
(d) Aluminium

Question 7. Plasma membrane in eukaryotic cells is made up of
(a) Phospholipid
(b) Lipoprotein
(c) Phospholipo-protein
(d) Phospho-protein

Question 8. Which one of the following is also called the ‘power plants’ of the cell?
(a) Golgi body
(b) Mitochondrion
(c) Ribosome
(d) Lysosome

Question 9. What is the chemical name of vinegar?
(a) Citric acid
(b) Acetic acid
(c) Pyruvic acid
(d) Malic acid

Question 10. Which of the following is not a property of heavy water?
(a) Boiling point of heavy water is lower than that or ordinary water
(b) Density of heavy water is higher than that of ordinary water
(c) Freezing point of heavy water is higher than that of ordinary water
(d) It produces corrosion

Question 11. In which of the following processes is energy released?
(a) Respiration
(b) Photosynthesis
(c) Ingestion
(d) Absorption

Question 12. Animals living in the three trunks are known as
(a) Arboreal
(b) Volant
(c) Amphibious
(d) Aquatic

Question 13. Arrange the following in chronological order:
1. Tughlaqs
2. Lodis
3. Saiyids
4. Ilbari Turks
5. Khiljis

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
(b) 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
(c) 2, 4, 5, 3, 1
(d) 4, 5, 1, 3, 2

Question 14. The book titled ‘The Indian War of Independence’ was written by
(a) Krishna Verma
(b) Madame Carna
(c) B.G. Tilak
(d) V.D. Savarkar

Question 15. Who was the founder of the ‘Servants of India Society’?
(a) G.K. Gokhale
(b) M.G. Ranade
(c) B.G. Tilak
(d) Bipin Chandra Pal

Question 16. The term ‘Caste’ was derived from
(a) Portuguese
(b) Dutch
(c) German
(d) English

Question 17. The term “Greater India” denotes
(a) Political unity
(b) Cultural unity
(c) Religious unity
(d) Social unity

Question 18. Formalised system of trading agreements with groups of countries is known as
(a) Trading blocks
(b) Trade ventures
(c) Trade partners
(d) Trade organizations

Question 19. Mahatma Gandhi was profoundly influenced by the writings of
(a) Bernard Shaw
(b) Karl Marx
(c) Lenin
(d) Leo Tolstoy

Question 20. Seismic sea waves which approach the coasts at greater force are known as:
(a) Tides
(b) Tsunami
(c) Current
(d) Cyclone

Question 21. Depression formed due to deflating action of winds are called:
(a) Playas
(b) Yardang
(c) Ventifacts
(d) Sand dunes

Question 22. The land of maximum biodiversity is
(a) Tropical
(b) Temperate
(c) Monsoonal
(d) Equatorial

Question 23. If input frequency of a full wave rectifier be n, then output frequency would be:
(a) n/2
(b) n
(c) 3n/2
(d) 2n

Question  24. Heat transfer horizontally within the atmosphere is called
(a) Conduction
(b) Convection
(c) Absorption
(d) Advection

Question 25. Indian Standard Time relates to
(a) 75.5º E longitude
(b) 82.5º E longitude
(c) 90.5º E longitude
(d) 0º longitude


Question 26. Who is rightly called the “Father of Local Self Government” in India ?
(a) Lord Mayo
(b) Lord Ripon
(c) Lord Curzon
(d) Lord Clive

Question 27. The Directive Principles of State Policy was adopted from the
(a) British Constitution
(b) Swiss Constitution
(c) U.S. Constitution
(d) Irish Constitution

Question 28. Which is the second nearest star to the Earth after the Sun ?
(a) Vega
(b) Sirius
(c) Proxima Centaur
(d) Alpha Centauri

Question 29. The two forms of democracy are
(a) Parliamentary and Presidential
(b) Direct and Indirect
(c) Monarchical and Republican
(d) Parliamentary and King

Question 30. Which is an extra-Constitutional body ?
(a) Language Commission
(b) Planning Commission
(c) Election Commission
(d) Finance Commission

Question 31. The Prime Minister of India is
(a) Elected
(b) Appointed
(c) Nominated
(d) Selected

Question 32. Which is not an All India Service?
(a) Indian Administration Service
(b) Indian Police Service
(c) Indian Foreign Service
(d) Indian Forest Service

Question 33. The forest in Sunderban is called
(a) Scrub jungle
(b) Mangrove
(c) Deciduous forest
(d) Tundra

Question 34. Noise is measured in
(a) Watt
(b) REM
(c) Centigrade
(d) Decibel

Question 35. Who among the following captured his third consecutive National Billiards title in the year 2009
(a) Pankaj Advani
(b) DevendraJoshi
(c) Geet Sethi
(d) Dhruv Sitawala

Question 36. The Messenger Satellite launched by NASA is to study
(a) Mercury
(b) Venus
(c) Saturn
(d) Jupiter

Question 37. What was the name of the ship that sank near the Paradip Port in September, 2009 causing an oil spill?
(a) Red Rose
(b) Black Rose
(c) White Rose
(d) Green Rose

Question 38. Who among the following has been honoured with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2007?
(a) Yash Chopra
(b) Ustsad Amjad Ali Khan
(c) Manna Dey
(d) A. Nageshwara Rao

Question 39. An Intelligent terminal
(a) has a microprocessor, but cannot be programmed by the user
(b) can process small data processing jobs, with the use of a large CPU
(c) interacts with the user in English
(d) cannot take data from the user

Question 40. Which one of the following is not a method of estimating National Income ?
(a) Expenditure method
(b) Product method
(c) Matrix method
(d) Income method

Question 41. The monetary policy is India is formulated by
(a) Central Government
(b) Industrial Financial Corporation of India
(c) Reserve Bank of India
(d) Industrial Development Bank of India

Question 42. A short-term government security paper is called
(a) Share
(b) Debenture
(c) Mutual fund
(d) Treasury bill

Question 43. WTO basically promotes
(a) Financial support
(b) Global peace
(c) Unilateral trade
(d) Multilateral trade

Question 44. Under which market condition do firms have excess capacity ?
(a) Perfect competition
(b) Monopolistic competition
(c) Duopoly
(d) Oligopoly

Question 45. Price theory is also known as
(a) Macro Economics
(b) Development Economics
(c) Public Economics
(d) Micro Economics

Question 46. At present, India is following
(a) Fixed exchange rate
(b) Floating exchange rate
(c) Pegged up exchange rate
(d) Pegged down exchange rate

Question 47. Who among the following won the ‘ICC Cricketer of the Year Award’ for the year 2009 ?
(a) M.S. Dhoni
(b) Gautam Gambhir
(c) Mitchell Johnson
(d) Tillakaratne Dilshan

Question 48. The bats can fly in the dark because
(a) they can see the objects in darkness
(b) they have weak legs and are likely to be attacked by predators
(c) they generate flashes of light
(d) they generate ultrasonic sound waves

Question 49. What changes will happen to a bowl of ice and water kept at exactly zero degree Celsius ?
(a) All ice will melt
(b) All water will become ice
(c) No change will happen
(d) Only some ice will melt

Question 50. National Income is the
(a) Net National Product at market price
(b) Net National Product at factor cost
(c) Net Domestic Product at market price
(d) Net domestic Product at factor cost

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