Tuesday, 16 February 2016

SSC CGL Question Paper (Tier 1) 2014 - General Awareness - Part 1

SSC CGL Question Paper (Tier 1) 2014


SSC CGL Question Paper (Tier 1) 2014 - General Awareness - Part 1

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General Awareness MCQs


1. Name the Italian traveller who visited the Vijaynagar Empire in 1402 AD

(a) Edoardo Barbosa
(b) Nicole de Conti
(c) Abdur Razzag
(d) Domingos Paes



2. Which one of the following dynasties established an independent rule in Bijapur?

(a) Nizam Shahi
(b) Qtub Shahi
(c) Adil Shahi
(d) Imad Shahi


3. The word ‘Oikonomia’ means

(a) Individual Management
(b) Political Management
(c) Fiscal Management
(d) Household Management



4. The word ‘Economics’ is taken from which language?

(a) Greek
(b) German
(c) English
(d) French


5. The famous economist Thomas Robert Malthus, in his views regarding population, is

(a) pessimistic
(b) partly optimistic and partly pessimistic
(c) optimistic
(d) none of the above




6. Non-insurable or uncertainty risk is

(a) fire
(b) flood
(c) change in price of that commodity
(d) change in fashion



7. ‘Gold Bullion Standard’ refers to

(a) gold as the measure of value
(b) free coinage of value
(c) no restriction on import and export of gold
(d) gold coin as unlimited legal tender



8. Laws made by the executive are called

(a) Preferred Legislation
(b) Rule of Law
(c) Administrative Law
(d) Delegated Legislation



9. Who regarded the second chamber as needless, useless and worse?

(a) MacIver
(b) Bentham
(c) Seeley
(d) Laski



10. The tenure of the Swiss President is

(a) 2 years
(b) 4 years
(c) 1 year
(d) 3 years




Answers:
1. (b) Nicole de Conti
2. (c) Adil Shahi
3. (d) Household Management
4. (a) Greek
5. (a) pessimistic (Thomas Malthus commented ‘Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio.’)
6. (d) change in fashion
7. (a) gold as the measure of value
8. (d) Delegated Legislation
9. (b) Bentham
10. (c) 1 year

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