SSC CGL/CPO Quiz General Awareness

Q1. Which of the following elements has the lowest melting point?
(a) Iron
(b) Nitrogen
(c) Iodine
(d) Lead

Q2. In Internet, what is the full form of TCP ?
(a) Transfer Control Program
(b) Transfer Control Protocol
(c) Transmission Control Program
(d) Transmission Control Protocol

Q3. Which of these languages is generally not spoken in Southern part of India?
(a) Telugu
(b) Konkani
(c) Maithili
(d) Malayalam

Q4. Under which Article was Emergency in India declared in 1975?
(a) Article 1
(b) Article 152
(c) Article 286
(d) Article 352

Q5. Match the characteristics with their market structure:
(A) Differentiated products, but close substitutes for consumers so their demand curves are elastic. 
(B) Firm will tend to set output so that it earns maximum profits
(a) (A) Pure competition, (B) Pure Monopoly
(b) (A) Monopolistic competition, (B) Oligopoly
(c) (A) Oligopoly, (B) Pure Monopoly
(d) (A) Monopolistic competition, (B) Pure Monopoly

Q6. When was the battle of Haldighati fought?
(a) 1776
(b) 1676
(c) 1576
(d) 1476

Q7. In 1498, which Portuguese explorer discovered a new sea route from Europe to India?
(a) Vasco da Gama
(b) Christopher Columbus
(c) Sir Francis Drake
(d) John Cabot

Q8. Who Invented Aspirin?
(a) Ruth Handler
(b) John Harington
(c) Rowland Hill
(d) Felix Hoffmann

Q9. A larger force on a rotating body results in larger __________.
(a) mass
(b) torque
(c) axis of rotation
(d) centre of mass

Q10. What is the unit of the physical quantity, Magnetic flux density?
(a) siemens
(b) weber
(c) henry
(d) tesla

Solutions
S1. Ans.(b)

S2. Ans.(d)
Transmission control protocol (TCP) is a network communication protocol designed to send data packets over the Internet.

S3. Ans.(c)
Maithili is one of the Bihari dialects 

S4. Ans.(d)
Article 352 of the Indian Constitution is related to Proclamation of Emergency.

S5. Ans.(d)
S6. Ans.(c)
 Sol.In 1576, Maharana Pratap fought the popular battle of Haldighati with Mughal Emperor Akbar. 

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol.Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer and the first person to navigate a route to the East and India. 

S8. Ans.(d) 
The German chemist Felix Hoffmann famously synthesized two drugs: aspirin, one of the most widely beneficial drugs ever, and heroin, one of the most harmful of illegal substances.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol.Torque is a force that tends to cause rotation. 

S10. Ans.(d)
Sol.The tesla (symbol T) is a derived unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units.

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