July 7, 2022

SSC CGL 2017 General Awareness Question Paper (Shift-2) 10-Aug-2017- (Tier-1)

General Awareness Question Papers
10th August 2017 (Shift-2)


Question-126: In which market form, a market or industry is dominated by a few firms?
1) Perfect Competition
2) Monopoly
3) Oligopoly
4) Monopolistic
Correct Answer: Oligopoly

Question-127: Which amongst the following is not a component of monetary policy in India?
1) Repo rate
2) Moral suasion
3) Credit Rationing
4) Public Debt
Correct Answer: Public Debt

Question-128: Who among the following is not a member of any of the two houses of our country?
1) Prime Minister
2) Finance Minister
3) President
4) Railway Minister
Correct Answer: President

Question-129: Which article of Indian constitution has the provision for National Emergency?
1) Article 350
2) Article 352
3) Article 312
4) Article 280
Correct Answer: Article 352

Question-130: Who led the Bardoli Satyagraha movement?
1) Mahatma Gandhi
2) Rabindra Nath Tagore
3) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
4) Chittaranjan Das
Correct Answer: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Question-131: Who is known as the ‘Father of Indian Unrest’?
1) Anant Singh
2) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
3) Bhagat Singh
4) Dadabhai Naoroji
Correct Answer: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Question-132: Which of the following region is covered by tropical evergreen forest?
1) Eastern Ghat
2) Vindhyanchal
3) Aravalli
4) Western Ghat
Correct Answer: Western Ghat

Question-133: The final boundary between the Earth and outer space is called _____.
1) magnetosphere
2) ionosphere
3) mesopause
4) magnetopause
Correct Answer: magnetopause

Question-134: What is the name of the hormone produced by thymus gland?
1) Thyroxine
2) Auxins
3) Cytokinins
4) Thymosin
Correct Answer: Thymosin

Question-135: Photosynthesis takes place in the presence of chlorophyll and _________.
1) water
2) nutrients
3) carbon-dioxide
4) sunlight
Correct Answer: sunlight

Question-136: Which blood group is universal acceptor?
1) O+
2) O–
3) AB–
4) AB+
Correct Answer: AB+

Question-137: If objects appear enlarged and inverted in a rearview mirror, then which type of mirror is used?
1) Concave
2) Convex
3) Cylindrical
4) Plane
Correct Answer: Concave

Question-138: Soap bubble attains spherical shape due to ______.
1) inertia
2) pressure
3) surface tension
4) Viscosity
Correct Answer: surface tension

Question-139: CAD stands for _____.
1) Common Aided Design
2) Computer-Aided Design
3) Complex Aided Design
4) Communication Aided Design
Correct Answer: Computer-Aided Design

Question-140: Which of the following is a characteristic of an exothermic reaction?
1) Release of heat
2) Absorption of heat
3) Doesn’t involve any change in temperature
4) None of the option is correct
Correct Answer: Release of heat

Question-141: What is the chemical formula for Sodium Chloride (Salt)?
1) NaCl2
2) NaCl
3) Na2Cl
4) Na2C
Correct Answer: NaCl

Question-142: Which of the following gas contributes the maximum to the phenomena of global warming?
1) Methane
2) Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)
3) Nitrogen dioxide
4) Carbon dioxide
Correct Answer: Carbon dioxide

Question-143: Who selects the Social Audit Committee under MGNREGA scheme?
1) Chief Minister
2) Gram Sabha
3) Mayor
4) B.D.O.
Correct Answer: Gram Sabha

Question-144: Which of the following was invented by Sir Humphry Davy?
1) Safety Pin
2) Steam Engine
3) Safety Lamp
4) X-Rays
Correct Answer: Safety Lamp

Question-145: Who has won the 2016 Men’s Single title at US Open?
1) Novak Djokovic
2) Rafael Nadal
3) Stan Wawrinka
4) Andy Murray
Correct Answer: Stan Wawrinka


1) 1-b, 2-a, 3-c
2) 1-c, 2-b, 3-a
3) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b
4) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b
Correct Answer: 1-c, 2-a, 3-b

Question-147: Who has recently been awarded with Nobel Prize for peace in 2016?
1) Juan Manuel Santos
2) Henry Dunant
3) Kailash Satyarthi
4) Malala Yousefzai
Correct Answer: Juan Manuel Santos

Question-148: Which of the following is a book written by Shashi Tharoor?
1) It’s Not About You
2) Invisible People
3) An Era of Darkness
4) Democrats and Dissenters
Correct Answer: An Era of Darkness

Question-149: With which country India has recently decided to partner with for strategic storage of crude oil in southern India?
1) Iran
2) Iraq
3) United Arab Emirates
4) United States of America
Correct Answer: United Arab Emirates

Question-150: Which neighbouring country of India is also reffered as ‘Druk Yul’?
1) Myanmar
2) Maldives
3) Bhutan
4) Afghanistan
Correct Answer: Bhutan

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