General Awareness Questions for SSC CPO & Railway Exam 2018: 14th March

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Q1. The 52nd Amendment to the Constitution –
संविधान में 52 वां संशोधन क्या है-
(a) Extended reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes till 1990
अनुसूचित जातियों और अनुसूचित जनजातियों के लिए आरक्षण 1990 तक विस्तारित
(b) Provided an Autonomous District Council in Tripura
त्रिपुरा में एक स्वायत्त जिला परिषद प्रदान करना
(c) Brought persons working in certain organisations whose character of duties was akin to the armed forces, within the ambit of Article 33 of the Constitution
संविधान के अनुच्छेद 33 के दायरे में, कुछ संगठनों में काम करने वाले लोग जो कर्तव्यों का चरित्र सशस्त्र बलों के समान था
(d) Sought to curb political defections
राजनीतिक दल-बदल को रोकने के लिए

Q2. Before entering upon his office, the President has to take an oath or an affirmation, which is administered by –
अपने कार्यालय में प्रवेश करने से पहले, राष्ट्रपति को शपथ या एक प्रतिज्ञान लेना होता है, जो कि द्वारा दिलाई जाती है –
(a) The Chief Justice of India [भारत के मुख्य न्यायाधीश]
(b) The Chief Election Commissioner [मुख्य चुनाव आयुक्त]
(c) The Vice-President [उपराष्ट्रपति]
(d) The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs [संसदीय कार्य मंत्री]

Q3. In which game, “Chinaman” is used-
किस खेल में, “चाइनमैन” का उपयोग होता है –
(a) Judo [जुडो]
(b) Cricket [क्रिकेट]
(c) Billiards [बिलियर्ड्स]
(d) Golf [गोल्फ़]

Q4. Which of the following motion/s if passed leads to the defeat of the government:
1.Censure Motion
2.Cut Motion
निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा प्रस्ताव यदि पारित किया जाता है तो यह सरकार की हार की ओर इंगित करता है:
1. निंदा प्रस्ताव

2. कटौती प्रस्ताव
(a)1 only
(b)2 only

Q5.The Parliament or a state legislature can declare a seat vacant if a member absents himself without permission from the sessions for –
संसद या राज्य विधानसभा एक सीट खाली घोषित कर सकती है यदि कोई सदस्य सत्र के लिए अनुमति के बिना स्वयं अनुपस्थित होता है-
(a) 30 days 
(b) 60 days
(d) 90 days 
(d) 120 days.

Q6. Value of Total Goods and Services produced in a country is its _____________ .
देश में उत्पादित कुल वस्तु और सेवाओं का मूल्य इसका ________ है.
(a) Gross Domestic Product [सकल घरेलु उत्पाद]
(b) Gross Revenue Income [सकल राजस्व आय]
(c) Total Goods Revenue [कुल माल राजस्व]
(d) Total Income [कुल आय]

Q7. Dissolved oxygen in rivers is close to _________ parts per million.
नदियों में विघटित ऑक्सीजन प्रति मिलियन में _________ भागों के करीब है.
(a) 12 
(b) 25
(c) 5 
(d) 0

Q8. Which of the following is also known as a Common Water Hyacinth?
इनमें से किसे एक सामान्य जल जलकुंभी के रूप में भी जाना जाता है?
(a) Pistia [पिस्तिया]
(b) Opuntia [नागफनी]
(c) Aegilops [एगिलोप्स]
(d) Echhornia [एछोर्निया]

Q9. Rukmini Devi Arundale is associated with _______.
रुक्मिणी देवी अरुंडेल _______ से सम्बंधित है.
(a) Kathak [कथक]
(b) Bharatnatyam [भरतनाट्यम]
(c) Kuchipudi [कुचिपुड़ी]
(d) Bhangra [भांगड़ा]

Q10. Which state does not share a common border with Haryana?
कौन सा राज्य हरियाणा के साथ सीमा साझा नहीं करता है?
(a) Uttar Pradesh [उत्तर प्रदेश]
(b) Madhya Pradesh [मध्य प्रदेश]
(c) Himachal Pradesh [हिमाचल प्रदेश]
(d) Rajasthan [राजस्थान]


S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Anti-Defection Law is contained in the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution, which was introduced by the 52nd Amendment in 1985 during tenure of Rajiv Gandhi. It is sought to curb political defections.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. The oath of office to the President is administered by the Chief Justice of India and in his absence, the seniormost judge of the Supreme Court available.

S3.Ans. (b)
Sol. Left-arm unorthodox spin, also known as slow left arm chinaman, is a type of left arm wrist off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.

Sol. Censure Motion can be moved against an individual minister or a group of ministers or the entire council of ministers and is moved for censuring the council of ministers for specific policies and actions. Cut motion is a power given to the members of the Lok Sabha to oppose a demand of Grants in the Financial Bill discussed by the government. Cut Motion if passed may leads to the defeat of the government.

Sol. According to Article 101 (4) of the Constitution provides that if for a period of sixty days a member of either House of Parliament is absent from parliament without permission then the house may declare seat vacant.
S6. Ans.(a)
Sol.Gross domestic product (GDP) is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country’s borders in a specific time period.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Oxygen in water is measured as dissolved oxygen (DO). Dissolved oxygen in river is around 5 parts per million.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Eichhornia crassipes, commonly known as water hyacinth, is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin, and is often a highly problematic invasive species outside its native range.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Rukmini Devi Arundale was an Indian theosophist, dancer and choreographer of the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam, and an activist for animal rights and welfare.

S10. Ans.(b)

Sol. Madhya Pradesh doen’t share boundary with Haryana.

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