Wednesday, 4 January 2017

SSC STENO (Grade C & D) Entrance Examination 2016 - General Awareness-3

SSC STENO (Grade C & D) Entrance  Examination 2016

SSC STENO (Grade C & D) Entrance  Examination 2016 - General Awareness-3

General Awareness-3
See Q61-70 General Awareness-2


71: ‘Gynecomastia’ is

(A) Increased height in females
(B) Development of an extra finger females
(C) Development of breasts in males
(D) Development of hair on ears in males



72: The highest concentration of urea is found in

(A) Dorsal aorta
(B) Hepatic vein
(C) Renal vein
(D) Hepatic Portal Vein


73. Terrigenous deposits are found in

(A) Ocean Trenches
(B) Rift Valley
(C) Continental Shelf and Slope
(D) Deep Sea Plain


74: Which of the following is the only volcanic peak Antarctica

(A) Mt. Erebus
(B) Mt. Elbrus
(C) Mt. Cook
(D) Mt. Blanc


75: Who laid the foundation of the ‘School of Possibilism’?

(A) La Blache
(B) Humboldt
(C) Ratzel
(D) Brunches


76: Which of the following computer memories is non volatile ?

(A) SRAM
(B) ROM
(C) RAM
(D) DRAM



77: In present day computing, which code is used and is accepted worldwide?

(A) Hollerith Code
(B) EBCDIC
(C) ISCII
(D) ASCII


78: Which of the following is the strongest base in aqueous solution?

(A) Triethyl amine
(B) Ammonia
(C) Ethylamine
(D) Diethylamine


79: The inert gas which is substituted for nitrogen in the a¡r used by deep sea divers for breathing is

(A) Krypton
(B) Argon
(C) Helium
(D) Xenon


80: ‘Cryogenics’ is the study of

(A) Superconductor
(B) Production of fuels
(C) Low temperature
(D) High temperature


81: To prevent damage from lightning, lightning conductors are used on tall structures. The lightning conductor

(A) should be in the form of a vertical rod
(B) can be of any shape
(C) should be made of a good conductor like copper with sharp-pointed edges
(D) should be made of a good conductor but can be of any shape


82: Infrared radiations are detected by

(A) Nanometer
(B) Photometer
(C) Spectrometer
(D) Pyrometer


83: Beta rays emitted by a radioactive material are

(A) Charged particles emitted by nucleus
(B) Neutral particles
(C) Electromagnetic radiations
(D) The electrons orbiting around the nucleus


84: World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 

(A) 3rd April
(B) 5th April
(C) 1st April
(D) 2nd April


85: Who invented the World Wide Web’?

(A) Martin Cooper
(B) R. Samuel Tomlinson
(C) Charles Babbage
(D) Tim Berners-Lee


86: The novel ‘When the River Sleeps’ is written  by

(A) Vikram Seth
(B) Shobhaa De
(C) Easterine Kire
(D) Anuradha Roy


87:  In which country did the world’s first organised motor race occur?

(A) U.S.A.
(B) Portugal
(C) France
(D) Germany


88: Who won the prestigious Gujar Mal Modi Award for Innovative Science and Technology for the year 2015?

(A) G.M.Reddy
(B) Vivekanand Kain
(C) Arnalendu Krishna
(D) Prof. Mustansir Barma


89. ‘Entomology’ is the science that studies

(A) Insects
(B) Formation of rocks
(C) Behaviour of human beings
(D) None of these


90: Which country uses the ‘Bin’ as its currency?

(A) Togo
(B) Eritrea
(C) Estonia
(D) Ethiopia


91: How many Nobel Prize awards are awarded each year?

(A) 7
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 5


92: Wellington Trophy is associated with

(A) Chess
(B) Hockey
(C) Bridge
(D) Rowing


93: The tree popularly known as ‘Green Gold’, but which is an ecological disaster, is

(A) Eucalyptus
(B) Pipal
(C) Banyan
(D) None of these


94: Garampani Sanctuary is located at

(A) Gangtok, Sikkim
(B) Kohima, Nagaland
(C) Junagarh, Gujarat
(D) Diphu, Assam


95: Which one of the following is not an artificial sweetener?

(A) Saccharin
(C) Aspartame
(B) Sucralose
(D) Fructose


96: An acid having basicity one is

(A) Disodium hydrogen phosphate
(B) Sodium phosphate
(C) Phosphoric acid
(D) Sodium dihydrogen phosphate


97: Which one of the following vegetable oils is used in the manufacture of paints?

(A) Sunflower oil
(B) Linseed oil
(C) Cottonseed oil
(D) Palm oil


98: Acid rain is caused by the pollution of environment by

(A) Ozone and Carbon dioxide
(B) Nitrous oxide and Sulphur dioxide
(C) Carbon dioxide and Nitrogen
(D) Carboa monoxide and Carbon dioxide


99: Which of the following is not a gaseous air pollutant?

(A) Hydrocarbon
(B) Smoke
(C) Oxides of sulphur
(D) Oxides of nitrogen


100. Which of the following is called the ‘land of one thousand lakes’?

(A) Greenland
(B) U.S.A.
(C) Finland
(D) Sweden



Answers: 
71: (C) Development of breasts in males
72: (B) Hepatic vein
73: (C) Continental Shelf and Slope
74: (A) Mt. Erebus
75: (B) Humboldt
76: (B) ROM
77: (D) ASCII
78: (D) Diethylamine
79: (C) Helium
80: (C) Low temperature
81: (B) can be of any shape
82: (C) Spectrometer
83: (B) Neutral particles
84: (D) 2nd April
85: (A) Martin Cooper
86: (C) Easterine Kire
87: (C) France
88: (D) Prof. Mustansir Barma
89: (A) Insects
90: (D) Ethiopia
91: (C) 6
92: (D) Rowing
93: (C) Banyan
94: (D) Diphu, Assam
95: (D) Fructose
96: (D) Sodium dihydrogen phosphate
97: (C) Cottonseed oil
98: (B) Nitrous oxide and Sulphur dioxide
99: (D) Oxides of nitrogen
100: (C) Finland

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