SSC MTS Exam General Awareness Solved Questions and Answers

SSC Multi Tasking Staff MTS exam
of the year 2013 held on dated 24 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. The upper limit of investment in plant and machinery for small-scale industries has been fixed currently at–
(A) Rs. 35lakhs (B) Rs. 45 lakhs (C) Rs. 60 lakhs (D) Rs. 1 crore

2. Current Fiscal Deficit percentage in GDP is–
(A) 7 (B) 4 (B) 8 (D) 1

3. 'Money' is an example of–
(A) Sunk capital (B) Floating capital (C) Concrete capital (D) Social capital

4. Elasticity (e) expressed by the formula 1 > e > 0 is–
(A) Perfectly elastic (B) Relatively elastic (C) Perfectly inelastic (D) Relatively inelastic

5. Who developed the innovations theory of profit ?
(A) Walker (B) Clark (C) Knight (D) Schumpeter

6. 'He. who does not live in a state may either be a saint or an animal'–Who said this?
(A) Montesque (B) Angels (C) Sophists (D) Aristotle

7. The General Elections in India is based on the principle of–
(A) proportional representation (B) territorial representation (C) functional representation (D) nominal representation

8. Who has written the famous play "Neel Darpan" depicting the atrocities of British indigo planters?
(A) Prem Chand (B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (C) Dinabandhu Mitra (D) Subramania Bharati

9. Who said "Liberty consists in obedience to the general will" ?
(A) Hobbes (B) Rousseau (C) Green (D) Laski

10. Members of the Executive under Presidential System of Government–
(A) are drawn from both the Houses of Legislature (B) are only from the popular House
(C) are not members of either House of Legislature (D) become members of Legislature after their appointment

11. Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed on–
(A) March 10, 1930 (B) March 20, 1931 (C) March 12, 1930 (D) March 5, 1931

12. Famous Battle of Talikota was fought in–
(A) 1565 A.D. (B) 1575A.D. (C) 1585 A.D. (D) 1570A.D.

13. Who amongst the following succeeded Aurangzeb?
(A) Azam (B) Kam Baksh (C) Akbar II (D) Mauzzam

14. Who was the first Indian to qualify for the Indian Civil Services?
(A) Surendra Nath Banerjee (B) Satyendra Nath Tagore
(C) Subhash Chandra Bose (D) Rabindra Nath Tagore

15. From which modem State did the Alwar saints originate?
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Kerala (C) Karnataka (D) Maharashtra

16. Peshawar is near to–
(A) Karakoram Pass (B) Zojila Pass (C) Namtka-La Pass (D) Khyber Pass

17. The Khasi and Garo are the languages of the State of–
(A) Manipur (B) Meghalaya (C) Assam (D) Tripura

18. The place Sabarimala is situated in which of the following States?
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Tamil Nadu (C) Kerala (D) Karnataka

19. Which Himalayan Peak is also called 'Sagar Matha' ?
(A) Nanga Parbat (B) Dhaulagiri (C) Mt. Everest (D) Kanchenjunga

20. The term 'Kraal' is used for–
(A) House of Masai herder (B) Fenced villages of Masai herder
(C) Cattle shed of the Kikuyus (D) Tent of the Kirghiz

21. Who among the following have venous heart?
(A) Mammals (B) Reptilians (C) Fishes (D) Amphibians

22. One of the following excretes uric acid as its excretory product–
(A) Amoeba (B) Tilapia (C) Sparrow (D) Camel

23. Smut of wheat is coused by–
(A) Ustilago maydis (B) Puccinia graminis (C) Ustilago tritici (D) Colletotrichum falcatum

24. Which base in place of thymine is present in RNA ?
(A) Adenine (B) Guanine (C) Uracil (D) Cytosine

25. Protein part of enzyme is know as–
(A) Isoenzyme (B) Holoenzyme (C) Apoenzyme (D) All the above

26. The hydraulic press utilizes–
(A) Pascal's law (B) Bernoulli's principle (C) Archimedes' principle (D) Boyle's law

27. The unit of electrical conductance is–
(A) Ohm (B) Ohm-cu (C) mho (D) mho-cu-1

28. The oil in the wick of lamp rises due to–
(A) Pressure difference (B) Pheonomenon of capillarity (C) Low viscosity of oil (D) Force of cohesion

29. Kepler's law of planetary motion states that the square of the time period is proportional to the–
(A) semi-major axis (B) square of the semi-major axis
(C) cube of the semi-major axis (D) fourth power of the semi-major axis

30. Arithmetic and Logic Unit–
I. Perform Arithmetic operations II. Store Data III. Perform comparisons IV. Communicate with input devices
Which of the following is true?
(A) I only (B) III only (C) I and II (D) I and III

31. In Word Processing, moving lexi from one place to another within a document is called as–
(A) Clip Art (B) Search and Replace (C) Cut and Paste (D) Block Operation

32. What MS-DOS command is used to create a subdirectory ?

33. Suspension particles have the size between–
(A) 10-2 and 10-4 cm (B) 10-5 and 10-7 cm (C) 10-8 and 10-10 cm (D) 10-1 and 10-2 cm

34. Iodine value is used to estimate–
(A) Hydroxyl groups in oil (B) Alkali content in oil
(C) Unsaturation in oil (D) Carboxylic groups in oil

35. Element 106 was discovered by–
(A) Rutherford (B) Seaborg (C) Lawrence (D) Kurchatove

36. The value of gas constant R in Ergs deg-1 mole-1 is–
(A) 8.314 × 107 (B) 8.341 × 107 (C) 8.413 × 107 (D) 4.183 × 107

37. Time required for the organism to eliminate 50% the total body burden or tissue concentration of chemical is referred as–
(A) Threshold limit time (B) Half-time life (C) Residual period (D) Half-life period

38. The adverse effects occurring within short time of administration of single dose or multiple doses given within 24 hours is defined as–
(A) Chronic toxicity (B) Acute toxicity (C) LD50 (D) LC50

39. Radioactive elements can be traced out in living cell through a technique called–
(A) Centrifugation (B) Chromatography (C) Auto radiography (D) All the above

40. The ambient air quality standard (24 hours' average) for lead in industrial area is–
(A) 0.65 µg/m3 (B) 0.75 µg/m3 (C) 1.0 µ/m3 (D) 1.5 µ/m3

41. The first Secretary-General of the United Nations was–
(A) U. Thant (B) Dr. Kurt Waldheim (C) Trygve Lie (D) Dag Hammarskjoeld

42. The largest tiger reserve in India is–
(A) Pench (B) Manas (C) Nagarjun (D) Corbett

43. The nearest planet to Sun is–
(A) Venus (B) Jupiter (C) Mars (D) Mercury

44. Recently foundation stone of a new rail coach factory has been laid at–
(A) Amritsar (B) Saharsa (C) Chennai (D) Rae Bareli

45. Who has been appointed World Bank's new president?
(A) Jim Yong Kim (B) Robert Zoelick (C) Ban-Ki-Moon (D) Lumen Daraj

46. India's first microwave remote sensing satellite recently launched is.
(A) GSAT-12 (B) Megha Troptquies (C) RISAT-1 (D) Rohini

47. What is the full form of FDI, which is currently in news?
(A) Floating Deposit Investment (B) Foreign Direct Investment
(C) Foreign Diverse Investment (D) Financial Derivatives in India

48. Fateh Singh Rathore, who died in the year 2011 was a famous–
(A) Wildlife Conservationist (B) Hockey player (C) Painter (D) Musician

49. Btbt-Ka-Maqbara is located in India at–
(A) Fatehpur Sikri (B) Aurangabad (C) Hyderabad (D) Jaunpur

50. Match the following–
List-I (Sobriquets)
a. Frontier Gandhi b. Grand Old Man of India c. Mahamana d. Strong Man of India
List-II (Names)
1. Madan Mohan Malavtya 2. Vallabhbhai Patel 3. Dadabhai Naoroji 4. Balgangadhar Tilak 5. Abdul Gaffar Khan
(A) a-4, b-2, c-3, d-5 (B) a-5, b-3, c-1, d-2
(C) a-4, b-2, c-5, d-1 (D) a-5, b-3, c-2, d-4

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