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30 Days for SSC CGL 2016 - GK Quiz - 11 - Misc

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is the eleventh set of  GK Quiz for SSC CGL 2016 on Misc topics. This falls under the 30 Days for SSC CGL 2016 Series.


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1. Which one of the following though called a garden is in fact, not a garden?
(a) Vrindavan Garden of Mysore
(b) Hanging Garden of Mumbai
(c) Eden Garden of Kolkata
(d) Shalimar Garden of Kashmir

2. An alternate name for the completely interconnected network topology is
(a) Mesh
(b) Star
(c) Tree
(d) Ring

3. Amides can be converted to amines by the reaction named
(a) Perkin
(b) Claisen
(c) Hoffman
(d) Clemmesen

4. The base used as an antacid is
(a) Calcium hydroxide
(b) Barium hydroxide
(c) Magnesium hydroxide
(d) Silver hydroxide

5. A process which is not helpful in the prevention of rusting of iron is
(a) annealing
(b) applying grease
(c) galvanising
(d) painting

6. Denatured alcohol
(a) is a form of alcohol
(b) is unfit for drinking as it contains poisonous substances
(c) contains coloured impurities
(d) is sweet to taste

7. Phenolics as pollutants can be removed from waste water by use of
(a) Ion exchange resin technique
(b) Electrolyte decomposition technique
(c) Reverse osmosis method
(d) Polymeric adsorbents

8. The stability of a pond ecosystem depends on
(a) micro-organisms and fishes
(b) micro-organisms and zoo planktons
(c) fishes and reptiles
(d) producers and consumers

9. Supersonic air planes create a shock wave called
(a) Transition wave
(b) Ultrasound
(c) Transverse wave
(d) Sonic boom

10. The main factor which determines the balance of nature is
(a) human activities
(b) Rabbit and habitat
(c) environmental conditions
(d) availability of food

11. The danger signals are red while the eye is more sensitive to yellow because
(a) absorption in red is less than yellow and hence red is visible from a distance
(b) scattering in yellow light is less than red
(c) the wavelength of red light is more than yellow light
(d) none of the above reasons

12. One of the following Chief Ministers received the Highest Civilian Award “Bharat Ratna”
(a) Lalu Prasad Yadav of Bihar
(b) Late M. G. Ramachandran of Tamilnadu
(c) Jyothi Basu of West Bengal
(d) Late N. T. Rama Rao of Andhra Pradesh

13. The city of Prayag was named Allahabad - the city of Allah by
(a) Aurangzeb
(b) Akbar
(c) Shahjahan
(d) Bahadur Shah Zafar

14. Spot the odd one from the following:
(a) Tsunami
(b) Earthquakes
(c) Windmills
(d) Cyclones

15. Which one of the following statements is not correct about India’s population as per the 2011 census?
(a) Literacy rate has gone up to 74% from 65%
(b) Kerala has the highest literacy rate
(c) Bihar has the lowest literacy rate
(d) Men outnumber women in growth of literates

16. Who advocated the adoption of ‘PURA’ model to eradicate rural poverty?
(a) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
(b) Sri Abhijit Sen
(c) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
(d) Prof. A. M. Patha



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