SSC CGL (Tier-I) Exam: General Awareness: Science And Research - Free Online Test (Set-1)

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  • 1. 
    The correct sequence of development of HYV seeds is:
    • A. 

      Breeder seeds—Certified seeds—Foundation seeds.

    • B. 

      Breeder seeds — Foundation seeds— Certified seeds.

    • C. 

      Foundation seeds — Breeder seeds— Certified seeds.

    • D. 

      Foundation seeds— Certified seeds — Breeder seeds.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following ray does not belong to the category of ionizing radiation?
    • A. 

      X-Ray

    • B. 

      UV Ray

    • C. 

      Alpha ray

    • D. 

      Nuetrons

  • 3. 
    The nanosatellite Jugnu weighing 3 kg is designed and developed by
    • A. 

      BHU

    • B. 

      IIT Kanpur

    • C. 

      IIT Delhi

    • D. 

      IIT Kharagpur

  • 4. 
    Advantages of Resistive Touch Screen are:
    • A. 

      It has comparatively longer life than surface acoustic wave touch screen.

    • B. 

      They are expensive so out of reach of a common man.

    • C. 

      Its appearance is bulky.

    • D. 

      It emits less light so do not require frequent charging.

  • 5. 
    Space researchers at the University of Surrey's Surrey Space Centre (SSC) and SSTL have developed a CubeSat containing a smartphone payload known as:
    • A. 

      STRaND-N

    • B. 

      STRaND-1

    • C. 

      STRaND-USA

    • D. 

      CUbeSTRAND

  • 6. 
    If an astronaut were to venture beyond his or her spacecraft into space without wearing the specially designed suit then
    • A. 

      Body fluids may get toxic.

    • B. 

      Oxygen intake will decrease

    • C. 

      Both ‘a’ and ‘b’

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Advantages of using LEDs are:
    • A. 

      LEDs produce more light per watt than incandescent bulbs.

    • B. 

      The diode produces a dichromatic light on a single wavelength.

    • C. 

      LEDs contain mercury.

    • D. 

      They are inexpensive.

  • 8. 
    A TeV is a unit of energy used in
    • A. 

      Particle Physics

    • B. 

      Nuclear Physics

    • C. 

      Astrophysics

    • D. 

      Classical Physics

  • 9. 
    B20 biodiesel contains:
    • A. 

      20% biofuel, 80% petroleum diesel

    • B. 

      40% biofuel, 60% petroleum diesel

    • C. 

      20% petroleum diesel, 80% biofuel

    • D. 

      90% petroleum diesel, 10% biofuel 90% petroleum diesel, 10% biofuel 90% petroleum diesel, 10% biofuel

  • 10. 
    The following plant species are not the source for the biodiesel
    • A. 

      Jatropha

    • B. 

      Karanj

    • C. 

      Neem

    • D. 

      Babool

  • 11. 
    Which greenhouse gases do not occur naturally
    • A. 

      Nitrous oxide

    • B. 

      Perfluorocarbons

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 12. 
    Reverse Osmosis is a process under which osmotic membranes are used which rejects salt and allow water to pass through it when the sea water is put under
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Low pressure

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 13. 
    The applications of fuel cell include:
    • A. 

      Residential buildings

    • B. 

      Airplanes

    • C. 

      Both ‘a’ and ‘b’

    • D. 

      None

  • 14. 
    The National Mission for a Green India are:
    • A. 

      Taking the total area to be afforested or eco-restored to 20 million ha

    • B. 

      Improve fuel wood use efficiency devices

    • C. 

      Taking the total area to be afforested or eco-restored to 50 million ha

    • D. 

      Taking the total area to be afforested or eco-restored to 5 million ha

  • 15. 
    The rechargeable battery used in mobile phones is:
    • A. 

      Nickel Lithium

    • B. 

      Lithium Ion

    • C. 

      Cadmium Ion

    • D. 

      Nickel Ion

  • 16. 
    The Bachat Lamp Yojana to hasten market transformation towards energy efficient lighting in domestic households has been launched by:
    • A. 

      IPCCC

    • B. 

      Bureau of energy efficiency

    • C. 

      Ministry of renewable energy

    • D. 

      United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

  • 17. 
    Direct-to-Home satellite broadcasting or DTH is the distribution of television signals from high-powered geostationary satellites to small dish antennas and satellite receivers in homes across the country. It is telecasted at:
    • A. 

      Ka range

    • B. 

      C range

    • C. 

      L range

    • D. 

      Ku range

  • 18. 
    The national vector borne disease control programme does not include:
    • A. 

      Malaria

    • B. 

      Filaria

    • C. 

      Kala-azar

    • D. 

      Polio

  • 19. 
    The most attractive materials for super-conductivity is:
    • A. 

      Strontium

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Rubber

    • D. 

      Silicon

  • 20. 
    Which of the following has been incorrectly matched?
    • A. 

      Agharkar Research Institute Pune

    • B. 

      Bose Institute Kolkata

    • C. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Bangaluru

    • D. 

      Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences Mumbai