October 5, 2022

SSC CGL 2017 General Awareness Question Paper (Shift-1) 17-Aug-2017- (Tier-1)

General Awareness Question Papers
17th August 2017 (Shift-1)


Question-26: In a centrally planned economy, the ____________ plans all the important activities in the economy.
1) Industrialists
2) Citizens
3) Government
4) Judiciary
Correct Answer: Government

Question-27: __________ says that if we keep increasing the employment of an input, with other inputs fixed, eventually a point will be reached after which the resulting addition to output (i.e., marginal product of that input) will start falling.
1) Law of diminishing marginal product
2) Law of variable proportions
3) The Short Run
4) The Long Run
Correct Answer: Law of diminishing marginal product

Question-28: ______________ means that the Supreme Court will reconsider the case and the legal issues involved in it.
1) Original Jurisdiction
2) Writ Jurisdiction
3) Appellate Jurisdiction
4) Advisory Jurisdiction
Correct Answer: Appellate Jurisdiction

Question-29: Which amendment of the Constitution of India increased the age of retirement of High Court judges from 60 to 62 years?
1) 10th
2) 12th
3) 15th
4) 245th
Correct Answer: 15th

Question-30: During their rule the British persuaded or forced cultivators in Madras to grow __________.
1) Jute
2) Tea
3) Sugarcane
4) Rice
Correct Answer: Rice

Question-31: The queen with the title Didda ruled over which part of India between 980: 1003?
1) Avadh
2) Kashmir
3) Sindh
4) Bengal
Correct Answer: Kashmir

Question-32: In the north-west, India shares its land boundaries with which country?
1) Sri Lanka
2) Myanmar
3) Bangladesh
4) Pakistan
Correct Answer: Pakistan

Question-33: The part of the Himalayas lying between Satluj and Kali rivers is known as ____________.
1) Punjab Himalaya
2) Nepal Himalayas
3) Kumaon Himalayas
4) Assam Himalayas
Correct Answer: Kumaon Himalayas

Question-34: Potato, tomato and brinjal are three different species but all belong to which genus?
1) Solanum
2) Panthera
3) Felis
4) Tigris
Correct Answer: Solanum

Question-35: The first formed primary xylem elements are called ___________.
1) Metaxylem
2) Protoxylem
3) Xylem fibres
4) Xylem parenchyma
Correct Answer: Protoxylem

Question-36: Nereis, Pheretima (Earthworm) and Hirudinaria (blood sucking leech) are examples of which Phylum?
1) Coelenterata
2) Aschelminthes
3) Annelida
4) Arthropoda
Correct Answer: Annelida

Question-37: In humans, the sound is produced by the ________.
1) oesophagus
2) larynx
3) medulla
4) epiglottis
Correct Answer: larynx

Question-38: The vocal cords in men are about _______ long.
1) 10mm
2) 20mm
3) 30mm
4) 40mm
Correct Answer: 20mm

Question-39: The __________ uses an addressing scheme known as URL to indicate the location of files on the web.
1) JavaScript
2) World Wide Web
3) SQL
4) String
Correct Answer: World Wide Web

Question-40: Most liquids that conduct electricity are solutions of acids, bases and ______.
1) Copper
2) Aluminium
3) Salts
4) Iron
Correct Answer: Salts

Question-41: Which base is present in milk of magnesia?
1) Magnesium hydroxide
2) Ammonium hydroxide
3) Sodium hydroxide
4) Calcium hydroxide
Correct Answer: Magnesium hydroxide

Question-42: ___________ is the process of restoring a forest that once existed but was removed at some point of time in the past.
1) Deforestation
2) Reforestation
3) Greenhouse
4) Jhum cultivation
Correct Answer: Reforestation

Question-43: ______________ scheme launched by the Central Government to eliminate open defecation by constructing toilets for households, communities.
1) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
2) Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan
3) Stand up India scheme
4) National RU URBAN Mission
Correct Answer: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Question-44: Who discovered Sodium?
1) Humphry Davy
2) William Henry Fox
3) J.J.Thomson
4) Karl Benz
Correct Answer: Humphry Davy

Question-45: Who was the 2016 Men’s Kabaddi World Cup Runner-Up?
1) Thailand
2) Iran
3) Argentina
4) Pakistan
Correct Answer: Iran

Question-46: Jama Masjid of Delhi was built in which century?
1) 15th
2) 16th
3) 17th
4) 18th
Correct Answer: 17th

Question-47: Which of the following won The Man Booker Prize 2016?
1) The Sellout
2) A Brief History of Seven Killings
3) The Narrow Road to the Deep North
4) The Luminaries
Correct Answer: The Sellout

Question-48: Which of the statements given below are correct?
1. The author of the novel ‘Gilead’ is Don Winslow.
2. The author of the novel ‘Wolf Hall’ is Stephen Dobyns.
3. The author of the novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is Harper Lee.
1) 1 and 2
2) 2 and 3
3) 1 and 3
4) 1, 2 and 3
Correct Answer: 1 and 2

Question-49: What was United Kingdom’s rank in 2016 Human Development Index published by the United Nations Development Programme?
1) 4
2) 16
3) 64
4) 256
Correct Answer: 16

Question-50: Which railway station is used for immigration and customs of passengers who travel on the Thar Express between Pakistan and India?
1) Jalal Marri
2) Zero Point
3) Lal Pir
4) Gujar Garhi
Correct Answer: Zero Point


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