SSC CGL 2016 27-08-16

Directions: In the questions given below, four options have been given. Click on the option which you think is the RIGHT ANSWER to the question. You can change the answer any number of times.


1. Which one of the following is not a scheme/project of the present Government?

  1. AMRUT
  2. Swachh Bharat
  3. AYUSH
  4. Jan Dhan Yojana

2. Which of the following was India’s first interplanetary mission?

  1. Chandrayaan Mission
  2. Mangalyaan Mission
  3. Aryabhatta Mission
  4. Philae Mission

3. Why the Earth is having its own atmosphere ?

  1. Winds
  2. Clouds
  3. Gravity
  4. Rotation of the Earth

4. Motor skills are associated with which part of the brain?

  1. Frontal lobe
  2. Parietal lobe
  3. Temporal lobe
  4. Occipital lobe

5. Which enzyme is present in all members of the animal kingdom except Protozoa?

  1. Insulin
  2. Pepsin
  3. Renin
  4. Amylase

6. At boiling point of liquids, its

  1. Temperature increases
  2. Atmospheric pressure increases
  3. Temperature remains constant
  4. Vapour pressure decreases

7. A level of atmosphere which is composed partly of electrons and positive ions is called

  1. Troposphere
  2. Ionosphere
  3. Stratosphere
  4. Mesosphere

8. In India which of the following taxes is levied by the State governments?

  1. Excise duty on liquor
  2. Capital gains tax
  3. Customs tax
  4. Corporation tax

9. After question hour, a motion moved by a member of Parliament to draw the attention of Executive for discussing a definite matter of public importance is

  1. Privilege motion
  2. Calling attention Motion
  3. Adjournment motion
  4. No-confidence motion

10. The major objective of monetary policy is to

  1. increase government’s tax revenue
  2. revamp the Public Distribution System
  3. promote economic growth with price stability
  4. weed out corruption in the economy

11. The only Viceroy to be assassinated in India Was

  1. Lord Harding
  2. Lord Northbrook
  3. Lord Ellenborough
  4. Lord Mayo

12. Which one is not the main objective of fiscal policy in India?

  1. To increase liquidity in the economy
  2. To promote price stability
  3. To minimize the inequalities of income & wealth
  4. To promote employment opportunity

13. Who was the founder of the Theosophical Society?

  1. Justice Ranade
  2. Madam Blavatsky
  3. Annie Besant
  4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

14. India recently signed land boundary agreement with which country?

  1. China
  2. Nepal
  3. Bhutan
  4. Bangladesh

15. Who among the following Indians is one who has been selected on July 27, for the Ramon Magsaysay Award, 2016?

  1. Bezwada Wilson
  2. Kailash Satyarthi
  3. Kiran Bedi
  4. Mahasweta Devi


16. The first Field Marshall of India was

  1. A. S. Vaidya
  2. K.M. Cariappa
  3. Sunderji
  4. S.H.F.J. Manekshaw

17. “Earth provides enough to satisfy everyman’s need but not everyman’s greed”. Who said this?

  1. Guru Nanak Dev
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Pope Paul VI
  4. Smt. Indira Gandhi

18. Who won the first medal for India at the Rio Olympics?

  1. Babita Kumari
  2. Narsingh Yadav
  3. P. V. Sindhu
  4. Sakshi Malik

19. The most serious air pollutant causing health hazard is

  1. Sulphur dioxide
  2. Carbon monoxide
  3. Ozone
  4. Nitrogen oxide

20. Helium is added to the oxygen supply of deep sea divers because it is _______

  1. less poisonous than nitrogen
  2. Lighter than nitrogen
  3. readily miscible with oxygen
  4. less soluble in blood than nitrogen at high pressure

21. Terylene is a condensation polymer of ethylene glycol and which acid?

  1. Benzoic Acid
  2. Salicylic acid
  3. Phthalic acid
  4. Terephthalic acid

22. In IT, _________ means that the data available in the database is both accurate and consistent.

  1. Data Security
  2. Data Availability
  3. Data Binding
  4. Data Integrity

23. On a clean glass plate a drop of water spreads to form a thin layer whereas a drop of mercury remains almost spherical because

  1. Mercury is a metal
  2. Density of mercury is greater than that of water
  3. Cohesion of mercury is greater than its adhesion with glass
  4. Cohesion of water is greater than its adhesion with glass

24. The smallest island country in the Indian Ocean is

  1. Maldives
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Mauritius
  4. Madagascar

25. The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the parliament is appointed by the

  1. President of India
  2. Prime Minister of India
  3. Speaker of Lok Sabha
  4. Chairman of Rajya Sabha