SSC Multitasking (Non-Technical) Question Sample Papers Download

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. Which one of the following is a direct tax ?
(A) Sales Tax (B) Excise Tax (C) Wealth Tax (D) Entertainment Tax

2. Economic progress of a country is determined by–
(A) Increase in per capita income of people of country
(B) Increase in the price of produced capital goods during the year
(C) Increased numbers of Trade Unions
(D) Fall in the general price level of a country

3. Who inaugurated the "Grow More Trees' campaign in July 1950?
(A) Vinoba Bhave (B) K. M. Munshi (C) Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Sardar Patel

4. Custom duty is an instrument of–
(A) Monetary Policy (B) Foreign Trade Policy (C) Industrial Policy (D) Fiscal Policy

5. The Great Depression occurred during–
(A) 1914-18 (B) 1929-34 (C) 1939-45 (D) 1922-26

6. Which is an example of direct democracy in India?
(A) Zila Panchayat (B) Nagar Panchayat (C) Gram Sabha (D) Kshetra Panchayat

7. Which U.N. Conference has been named as the 'Earth Summit’?
(A) The 2005 U.N. General Assembly meeting
(B) The 1992 U. N. Conference on Environment and Development
(C) The 1994 U. N. Conference on Trade and Development
(D) The 1972 U. N Conference on the Human Environment

8. Who said about Mahatma Gandhi that he is a "half naked fakir"?
(A) Winston Churchill (B) Lord Mountbatten (C) Lord Wavell (D) Lord Linlithgow

9. In Indian Constitution, fundamental rights were taken from the Constitution of–
(A) USA (B) UK (C) USSR (D) None of these

10. An ordinance issued by the Governor, without the approval of the State Legislature shall be effective for a period of–
(A) Six months (B) Six weeks (C) One year (D) One month

11. The religion, which preached "Desire is the cause for all sufferings" is–
(A) Buddhism (B) Jainism (C) Sikhism (D) Hinduism

12. From which city did the Russian Revolution begin?
(A) St. Petersburg (B) Moscow (C) Kazan (D) Odessa

13. The Jaina literature is known as–
(A) Tripitakas (B) Epics (C) Aryasutras (D) Angas

14. Which country emerged as the biggest colonial power at the end of the nineteenth century?
(A) France (B) Spain (C) Britain (D) Germany

15. Mention the centre of the Roman trade during the Sangam Age.
(A) Madurai (B) Arikamedu (C) Poompuhar (D) Musiri

16. 'Green House Effect' means–
(A) cultivation of crops in green house to conserve heat (B) trapping of solar energy due to carbon dioxide gases
(C) trapping of solar energy by earth upper surface (D) increase of heat due to atmospheric pollution

17. To reach from Kanyakumari to Colombo, one has to cross–
(A) Palk Strait (B) Palk Bay (C) Gulf of Mannar (D) Cook Strait

18. The organic matter present in soil is known collectively as–
(A) Hydrocarbons (B) Podsols (C) Humus (D) Colloids

19. Which of the following States has longest coastline in India?
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Karnataka (C) Gujarat (D) Andhra Pradesh

20. The unit to measure the flow of water is–
(A) Micro Mho (B) Ohm meter (C) Milli curie (D) Cusecs

21. An insect is an orgamism having
(A) 3 pairs of legs (B) 4 pairs of legs (C) Head, thorax and abdomen (D) Pair of wings and antenna

22. Surface water is a better source of drinking water because it is poor in–
(A) Dust (B) Bacteria (C) Arsenic (D) Algae

23. Vegetables and fruits should be a part of our diet because they stimulate–
(A) Peristalsis (B) Salivation (C) Excretion (D) Respiration

24. Insectivorous plants grow in soil deficient in–
(A) Calcium (B) Nitrogen (C) Magnesium (D) Water

25. The term' genetics' was coined by–
(A) Morgan (B) Mendel (C) Bateson (D) Johannsen

26. The maximum biological damage is produced by–
(A) X – rays (B) gamma – rays (C) beta – rays (D) alpha – rays

27. The enormous amount of energy released in an explosion of an atomic bomb is due to the–
(A) conversion of mass into energy (B) conversion of chemical energy into heat energy
(C) conversion of mechanical energy into nuclear energy (D) conversion of neutrons into protons

28. The waveform of a certain signal can be studied by
(A) Spectrometer (B) Cathode ray oscilloscope (C) p - n Junction diode (D) Sonometer

29. A wire carrying current is–
(A) positively charged (B) negatively charged
(C) neutral (D) charged with a type depending upon current strength

30. Which of the following is not a secondary storage unit?
(A) RAM (B) DVD (C) Floppy (D) Magnetic tape

31. "Booting the System" means–
(A) loading the operating system (B) dismissing the computer
(C) running an application program called "Booting". (D) physically kicking the computer

32. An attribute that uniquely identifies the rows of a table is known as the ………. key.
(A) primary (B) candidate (C) composite (D) foreign

33. The oxidation number of nickel in K4[Ni(CN)4) is–
(A) Zero (B) +4 (C) –4 (D) +8

34. The rusting of iron is a/an–
(A) physical change (B) electrochemical change (C) electrical change (D) None of the above

35. Sulphur dioxide level in the atmosphere can be reduced by using
(A) more efficient car engines (B) catalytic converters in industry
(C) static electricity to attract it in factory chimneys (D) low - sulphur fuels

36. When a lead storage battery is discharged–
(A) SO2 is evolved (B) Lead sulphate is consumed
(C) Lead is formed (D) Sulphuric acid is consumed

37. Which International Agency is working for the protection of the environment?
(A) NASA (B) UNO (C) Greenpeace (D) Chipko

38. The River in India known as the open sewer is–
(A) the Ganga (B) the Yamuna (C) the Narmada (D) the Godavari

39. Which of the following Indian city can boast of having the largest deployment of rooftop solar water heaters?
(A) Ahmedabad (B) Bangalore (C) Mumbai (D) Pune

40. Which protein sugar pair is present in milk?
(A) Casein, Sucrose (B) Casein, Lactose (C) Ferritin, Maltose (D) Albumin, Glucose

41. In which year did terrorists crash two planes into New York's World Trade Centre on September 11 in a sequence of destruction?
(A) 2000 (B) 2001 (C) 2002 (4) 2003

42. Who propounded the Panchsheel principles?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Lord Buddha (C) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

43. “Autobiography of an un- known Indian" was written by–
(A) R. K. Narayan (B) Nirad C. Chaudhuri (C) R. K. Laxman (D) Rajmohan Gandhi

44. What is the name of the famous folk drama of Bhils?
(A) Gavari (B) Swang (C) Tamasha (D) Rammat

45. Raja Ravi Verma of Kerala was a distinguished–
(A) dancer (B) painter (C) poet (D) singer

46. Which country won the highest number of medals in London Olympics in 2012?
(A) USA (B) France (C) India (D) Japan

47. Name the captain of India's Under - 19 team under whose captaincy India won the U-19 World Cup Final 2012.
(A) Prashant Chopra (B) Akshdeep Nath (C) Sandipan Das (D) Unmukt Chand

48. The first recipient of Bharat Ratna was–
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru (B) Govind Vallabh Pant (C) B. C. Roy (D) C. V. Raman

49. Marcopolo is known for–
(A) discovering Greenland (B) travelling to China, India and Asia
(C) travelling round the Cape of Good Hope (D) discovering Canada

50. Who is known as the "Lady with the Lamp" ?
(A) Sarojini Naidu (B) Florence Nightingale (C) Indira Gandhi (D) Mayawati

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