SSC Multi Tasking Staff MTS Solved General Awareness Previous Papers

SSC Multi Tasking Staff MTS exam
of the year 2014 held on dated 23 February, 2014. 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 film which won the Audience Award at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland is–
(A) Nayak (B) Lagaan
(C) Yaadein (D) Dil Chahta Hai

2. Which of the following is the basic characteristic of a living organism ?
(A) Ability to breathe (B) Ability to reproduce
(C) Ability to move (D) Ability to eat

3. Radioactivity was discovered by–
(A) Rutherford (B) Henri Becquerel
(C) Roentgen (D) Einstein

4. Myopia is a disease connected with–
(A) Lungs (B) Brain
(C) Ears (D) Eyes

5. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha had passed the Lokpal Bill with more strong amendments in–
(A) 2012 (B) 2013
(C) 2009 (D) 2011

6. How many assembly segments are there as per Vidhan Sabha Elections 2013 in Delhi?
(A) 70 (B) 72
(C) 66 (D) 68

7. Jim Corbett National Park is situated in–
(A) Uttarakhand (B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Madhya Pradesh (D) Himachal Pradesh

8. Who was the founder of' 'Ghadar Party' ?
(A) Sachindranath Sanyal (B) Chandrashekhar Azad
(C) Lala Har Dayal (D) Batukeshwar Dutt

9. Socialism is essentially a movement of–
(A) intellectuals (B) the poor people
(C) the middle classes (D) the workers

10. The open "Sigrees" or coal stoves often require fanning to sustain burning because of–
(A) tendency of carbon dioxide to form a layer along with dust smoke
(B) lack of oxygen in the surroundings of sigrees
(C) accumulation of smoke and dust over the sigrees
(D) interrupted release of moisture from the material

11. Green house effect is the heating up of the Earth's atmosphere which is due to
(A) the ultraviolet rays (B) γ-rays
(C) the infra-red rays (D) X-rays

12. Browning of paper in old books is caused by–
(A) frequent use (B) lack of aeration
(C) collection of dust (D) oxidation of cellulose

13. Who was popularly known as Africa's Gandhi?
(A) Mir Karzai (C) Firoz Gandhi
(B) Nelson Mandela (D) M. K. Gandhi

14. Aquaregia is a mixture of the following in the ratio 1 : 3 by volume–
(A) cone, HNO3 and cone. HCl (B) conc. HNO3 and conc. H2SO4
(C) dil. HCl and dil. HNO3 (D) cone, HCl and cone, HNO3

15. In deep-sea diving, divers use a mixture of gases consisting of oxygen and–
(A) hydrogen (B) nitrogen
(C) argon (D) helium

16. Which one of the following terms describes not only the physical space occupied by an organism, but also its functional role in the community of organisms ?
(A) Eco-niche (B) Ecosystem
(C) Ecozone (D) Habitat

17. Name the body which has replaced the U. N. Commission on Human Rights.
(A) Secretariat (B) Human Rights Council
(C) Trusteeship Council (D) Economic and Social Council

18. When was the first Central Legislative Assembly constituted?
(A) 1922 (B) 1923
(C) 1921 (D) 1920

19. Who passed the Indian Universities Act?
(A) Lord Lytton (B) Lord Curzon
(C) Lord Minto (D) Lord Ripon

20. Name the Indian king who warmly received the Portuguese traveller Vasco da Gama when he landed at Calicut.
(A) Asaf Jah Ismail Mulk (B) Devaraya
(C) Zamorin (D) Krishnadevaraya

21. The Great Wall of China was built by–
(A) Li-tai-pu (B) Shih Huang-ti
(C) Lao-tze (D) Confucius

22. The saviour of the Delhi Sultanate was–
(A) Qutub-ud-din Aibak (B) Minas-us-Siraj
(C) Iltutmish (D) Ghias-ud-din Balban

23. Sriperumbudur is the birth-place of–
(A) Sri Madhvacharya (B) Sri Basavanna
(C) Sri Shankaracharya (D) Sri Ramanujacharya

24. The easternmost peak of the Himalayas is–
(A) Namcha Barwa (B) Annapurna
(C) Kanchenjunga (D) Mount Everest

25. Which of the following is not a notable industrial city?
(A) Kanpur (B) Mumbai
(C) Jamshedpur (D) Allahabad

26. An economy which does not have any relation with the rest of the world is known as–
(A) Socialist economy (B) Closed economy
(C) Open economy (D) Mixed economy

27. In which State is the literacy rate of women the highest ?
(A) Kerala (B) Maharashtra
(C) Tamil Nadu (D) West Bengal

28. Which of the following economists is called the Father of Economics?
(A) Malthus (B) Robinson
(C) Ricardo (D) Adam Smith

29. Returns to scale is a–
(A) timeless phenomenon (B) directionless phenomenon
(C) short-run phenomenon (D) long-run phenomenon

30. Rent is a factor payment paid to–
(A) land (B) restaurant
(C) building (D) factory

31. Name the two non-permanent Houses in the Parliamentary set-up of India.
(A) The Rajya Sabha and Vidhan Sabha (B) The Lok Sabha and Vidhan Parishad
(C) The Rajya Sabha and Vidhan Parishad (D) The Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha

32. The Mandal Commission Re- port refers to–
(A) the Other Backward Classes (B) the Scheduled Tribes
(C) the Minorities (D) the Scheduled Castes

33. How many Fundamental Rights were granted initially?
(A) Six (B) Seven
(C) Four (D) Five

34. 'Atomic theory' of matter was given by–
(A) Avogadro (B) Dalton
(C) Newton (D) Pascal

35. The weight of a body acts through the centre of–
(A) gravity (B) mass
(C) both A and B (D) buoyancy

36. A wheel-barrow is an example of–
(A) class III lever (B) pulley system
(C) class I lever (D) class II lever

37. CRM in the context of software applications means.
(A) Customer's Relatives Meet (B) Channel Route Market
(C) Customer Relationship Management (D) Customer Retention Manager

38. A Supercomputer would be used for which one of the following applications ?
(A) Business Computing (B) Desktop Publishing
(C) Weather Forecasting (D) Computer Aided Designing

39. How many types of recipients are there in an e-mail system?
(A) Three (B) Four
(C) One (D) Two

40. Combustion of a candle is a/an–
(A) photochemical reaction (B) physical change
(C) endothermic reaction (D) exothermic reaction

41. Which among the following is a covalent compound ?
(A) Calcium chloride (B) Magnesium fluoride
(C) Sodium chloride (D) Carbon tetrachloride

42. In a poultry unit, the factor most influencing the cost is the cost of–
(A) feed (B) transportation
(C) chicks (D) medicines

43. Which one of the following rivers flows between Vindhya-Satpura ranges ?
(A) Chambal (B) Ken
(C) Godavari (D) Narmada

44. The highest volume of gases in lower atmosphere is comprised of–
(A) Hydrogen (B) Carbon dioxide
(C) Oxygen (D) Nitrogen

45. de Vries proposed–
(A) Theory of Speciation (B) Theory of Crossing over
(C) Theory of Natural Selection (D) Theory of Mutation

46. Haemoglobin in the blood is a complex protein rich in–
(A) Iron (B) Silver
(C) Copper (D) Gold

47. Vitamin C is also known as–
(A) Amino acid (B) Ascorbic acid
(C) Acetic acid (D) Azelaic acid

48. Which of the following is not a stem modification ?
(A) Bulb of Onion (B) Corm of Arvi
(C) Tuber of Sweet-potato (D) Tuber of Potato

49. Clitellum is found in–
(A) Leech (B) Snail
(C) Nereis (D) Earthworm

50. Clouds float in the atmosphere because of their–
(A) low pressure (B) low density
(C) low viscosity (D) low temperature

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