SSC MTS Exam General Awareness Solved Questions and Answers

SSC Multi Tasking Staff MTS exam
of the year 2013 held on dated 10 March, 2013. We are giving 50 questions of General Awareness of this exam with answers. All correct answers are given in bold letters. These questions not only develop of your I.Q. but will useful for upcoming government exams also.

1. Coal mines were Nationalised in the year–
(A) 1970 (B) 1971 (C) 1972 (D) 1976

2. The writer of the book "An Enquiry into the Nature and Causes of Wealth of Nations", is–
(A) David Ricardo (B) Smt. John Robinson (C) Adam Smith (D) Robins

3. Micro-economics is also called–
(A) Income theory (B) Investment theory (C) Price theory (D) Expenditure theory

4. Demand in Economics means–
(A) Aggregate demand (B) Market demand (C) Individual demand (D) Demand backed by purchasing power

5. A hammer in the hands of a house-wife is a ………. good.
(A) consumer (B) capital (C) free (D) intermediary

6. Who was the author of 'India of My Dreams' ?
(A) J. B. Kripalani (B) M. K. Gandhi (C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale (D) Jawaharlal Nehru

7. Indian Constitution is–
(A) Federal (B) Quasi Federal (C) Unitary (D) Presidential

8. Gandhi's 'Dandi March' is associated with–
(A) Khilafat Movement (B) Civil Disobedience Movement
(C) Non-Cooperation Movement (D) Quit India Movement

9. What are the basic, functions of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) ?
(A) to examine the statement of accounts showing the income and expenditure of state corporations, trading and manufacturing schemes and projects.
(B) to examine the accounts of stores and stocks.
(C) to examine the statement of accounts of autonomous bodies
(D) All the above

10. Who among the following is not a moderate?
(A) Pherozeshah Mehta (B) Surendranath Banerjee
(C) Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee (D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

11. Who was the author of the book 'Arthashastra' ?
(A) Chandra Gupta (B) Megasthenes (C) Chanakya (D) Seleucus Nikator

12. Permanent Settlement of Bengal was done by British Governor General–
(A) Lord Cornwallis (B) Lord. Minto (C) Lord Wellesley (D) Lord Warren Hastings

13. Which inscription mentions about the village administration under the Cholas ?
(A) Junagarh (B) Uttaramerur (C) Aihole (D) Nasik

14. The New Economic Policy was introduced by–
(A) Lenin (B) Stalin (C) Kerensky (D) Khrushchev

15. Who gave the title of 'Sardar' to Vallabhbhai Patel?
(A) Rajaji (B) Gandhiji (C) Nehru (D) M. A. Jinnah

16. Japan's famous shipbuilding Industries are located at–
(A) Detroit (B) Pittsburgh (C) Kobe (D) Las Vegas

17. Indira Point is the southern most tip of–
(A) Maldives (B) Laccadives (C) Andaman and Nicobar Islands (D) Dhanushkodi

18. Chilka lake is located in :
(A) Orissa (B) Bihar (C) Rajasthan (D) Maharashtra

19. Which one of the following is the origin of the Brahmaputra river?
(A) Milam (B) Gangotri (C) Yamunotri (D) Chemayungdung

20. Earthquakes are generally associated with–
(A) Joints (B) Faults (C) Folds (D) Schistosity

21. Who discovered that Malaria was caused by female Anopheles?
(A) Edward Jenner (B) Louts Pasteur (C) Robert Koch (D) Ronald Ross

22. An eardrum is absent in–
(A) snakes (B) turtles (C) tuatara (D) toads

23. Animals adapted to life in air are called–
(A) fossorial (B) arboreal (C) cursorial (D) volant

24. Bryophytes are often called as amphibian plant because they–
(A) appear like frog (B) are found both in water and on land
(C) do not have habitat preference (D) can eat insects

25. The smallest size-of a cell that can be seen with naked eye is–
(A) 1 micron (B) 10 micron (C) 100 micron (D) 1000 micron

26. A light ray travelling from denser to rarer medium at an angle of incidence more than critical angle of concerned media pair suffers.
(A) reflection (B) refraction (C) diffraction (D) total internal reflection

27. The characteristic invalid for heat radiation is that it travels–
(A) in a straight line (B) in all directions (C) with the speed of light (D) heating the medium through which it passes

28. The method of magnetisation is–
(A) hammering a magnet (B) heating a magnet
(C) passing direct current through it (D) passing alternating current through it

29. Water is not suitable as a calorimetric substance because it–
(A) has high specific heat (B) is a good conductor
(C) has high boiling point (D) low latent heat of vapourization

30. In Windows, Icons such as Add/Remove programs, Add New Hardware. Modems etc.; are found in–
(A) Task Bar (B) Control Panel (C) Network Neighbourhood (D) My Computer

31. DVD is–
(A) Dynamic Video Disk (B) Digital Video Disk (C) Dynamic Versatile Disk (D) Digital Versatile Disk

32. Find the odd man out–
(A) Internet Explorer (B) Netscape (C) Mozilla (D) Excel

33. Benzene cannot undergo–
(A) Substitution (B) Addition (C) Elimination (D) Oxidation

34. Which among the following is found in chlorophyll ?
(A) Ca2+ (B) Mg2+ (C) Fe2+ (D) Al3+

35. The polymer obtained by the condensation of hexamethylene diamine and adipic acid is–
(A) Nylon 66 (B) Terylene (C) Tollen's (D) Bakelite

36. Radioactive elements emit–
(A) Radiowaves (B) Infrared waves (C) Ultraviolet waves (D) α β and γ radiations

37. The Ganga Action Plan was directed by–
(A) Rajiv Gandhi (B) Atal Bihari Vajpayee (C) Manmohan Singh (D) Indira Gandhi

38. Which of the following is an anti oxidant?
(A) Vitamin-C (B) Vitamin-K  (C) Vitamin-B (D) Vitamin-D

39. The red, orange and yellow colours of leaf is due to–
(A) Aldehydes (B) Tannis (C) Lignins (D) Carotenoid

40. Crude oil is sometimes termed sweet because it is–
(A) sweet in taste due to dissolved sugars (B) mildly sweet due to low sulphur content
(C) less acidic (D) less alkaline

41. Which of the following Government of India programmes aims to help, build or upgrade dwelling units of below the poverty line rural families ?
(A) National Social Assistance Programme (B) Jawahar Rozgar Yojana
(C) Indira Awaas Yojana (D) Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

42. Who is the author of the book 'A Soldier's General' ?
(A) General V. K. Singh (B) General J. J. Singh
(C) Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma (D) Air Chief Marshal A. K. Browne

43. Which part of India was included in World Heritage list by UNESCO on July 1, 2012?
(A) Western Ghats (B) Eastern Ghats (C) Konkan Railways (D) Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

44. Shiv Kumar Sharma is famous for playing–
(A) Santoor (B) Sitar (C) Sarod (D) Flute

45. Name the player who recently became the fastest player to achieve the landmark of 3000 international runs in one day cricket.
(A) Hashim Amla (B) Virat Kohli (C) Ricky Ponting (D) Virendra Sehwag

46. The 16 year old school boy, Arjun Vajpayee became the youngest Indian to successfully climb the Mount Everest on May 22, 2010 is from which State?
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Madhya Pradesh (C) N. C. T. of Delhi (D) Uttarakhand

47. Who was the recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2010 ?
(A) A. R. Rahman (B) Javed Akhtar (C) K. Balachandar (D) V. K. Murthy

48. Who among the following, propounded the theory of zero ?
(A) Charak (B) Chanakya (C) Aryabhatta (D) Varahamihira

49. Hasan Ali, who has been arrested recently is–
(A) Stud farm owner (B) Politician (C) Hard core criminal (D) Film producer

50. The responsibility of preparation of electoral roll in India rests with the–
(A) Parliament (B) Local Administration (C) Election Commission (D) Returning Officer

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