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SSC General Awareness Solved Previous questions (Asked on 28/10/2012)

1. "Supply creates its own demand" is the

a. Law of Demand
b. Law of Supply
c. Law of Market
d. Law of Demand and Supply

2. Ghandhi is known as

a. Marxist
b. Fabianist
c. Philosophical anarchist
d. Radical anarchist

3. Indian Federalism is close to

a. Canada
b. USA
c. Nigeria
d. Australia

4. Fundamental Rights are enshrined in which Part of the Indian Constitution ?

a. Part 1V
b. Part 11
c. Part 111
d. Part V

5. Which Article of the Indian Constitution provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir ?

a. 370
b. 371
c. 369
d. 390

6. The origin of Indian music could be traced back to which of the following Vedic Samhitas ?

a. Rig Veda
b. Atharva Veda
c. Sama Veda
d. Yajur Veda

7. The First Anglo-Maratha War came to an end by the treaty of

a. Salbai
b. Purandar
c. Surat
d. Bassein

8. Which of the following geomorphical pairs is not correct ?

a. Delta - River
b. Sinkholes - Wind
c. Cirque - Glacier
d. Tombolo - Wave

9. Siderite is an ore of

a. Aluminium
b. Iron
c. Tin
d. Copper

10. Common cold is caused by

a. Protozoa
b. Unicellular algae
c. Virus
d. Bacteria

11. Stilt roots are present in

a. Mango
b. China rose
c. Banyan
d. Maize

Answer: d. Maize

12. Which pairs of structures are usually found in both plant and animal cells ?

a. Endoplasmic reticulum and cell membrane
b. Cell membrane and cell wall
c. Cell wall and nucleus
d. Nucleus and chloroplast

13. Which of the following are homologous organs ?

a. Skin of crocodile and feather of birds
b. Forelimb of horse and man
c. Wings of insects and birds
d. Tail of fish and cat

14. Which of the following algae is being used in space research ?

a. Chlamydomonas
b. Chlorella
c. Hydrodictyon
d. Cladophora

15. Which of the following is not a green house gas ?

a. Chlorofluorocarbon
b. Carbon dioxide
c. Ethane
d. Water vapour

16. Fullerene, a newly discovered crystalline carbon allotrope contains

a. 60 C atoms
b. 40 C atoms
c. 100 C atoms
d. 80 C atoms

17. The metal which is protected by a layer of its own oxide is

a. Aluminium
b. Silver
c. Gold
d. Iron

18. Filaria is caused by

a. Ascaris lumbricoides
b. Entamoeba histolytica
c. Wuchereria bancrofti
d. Plasmodium vivax

19. Who is the Chief of Indian Army ?

a. Gen. V.K. Singh
b. Gen. Bikram Singh
c. Gen. J.J. Singh
d. Gen.Dalbir Singh

20. Who among the following Indian Prime Ministers received "NISHAN-E-PAKISTAN", the highest civilian award in Pakistan ?

a. Atal Behari Vajpayee
b. Indira Gandhi
c. Moraji Desai
d. Rajiv Gandhi

21. Which Country won the Gold in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament in 2012 ?

a. Argentina
b. India
c. New Zealand
d. South Korea

22. Where is Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports ?

a. Patiala
b. Gwalior
c. Kolkata
d. Pune

23. Mullaperiyar Dam is a disputed issue between

a. Kerala and Tamil Nadu
b. Kerala and Karnataka
c. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
d. Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

24. Smt. Margaret Alva is the Governor of

a. Gujarat
b. Sikkim
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Uttarakhand

25. The Union Territory of Puducherry does not have a common border with

a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Kerala
c. Karnataka
d. Tamil Nadu

Answer: c. Karnataka

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  1. a really Good Collection hope this Will Help

  2. Leg of horse and limb of man are homologous. Wings of birds and insects are analogous.


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