RRB NTPC (Tier-1) SOLVED Paper "CEN-03-2015" (held on 02/04/2016 Shift -2) - General Awareness
Q1. The process when the computer is switched on and the operating system gets loaded from hard disk to main memory is called.
Q2. Which Indian won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Peace?
a. Kailash Styarthi
b. Malala Yosufzai
c. Sanjiv Chaturvedi
d. Anshu Gupta
Q3. Who was the first President of the Indian National Congress?
a. Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee
b. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
c. Allan Octavian Hume
d. Dadabhai Naoroji
Q4. In 2013, the first woman to be elected as the President of South Korea is –
a. Park Young-Sun
b. Yuk Young-Soo
c. Park Geun-Hye
d. Sim Sang-Jung
Q5. The Mughal empire was founded by –
d. Shah jahan
Q6. The oldest oil field in Asia is located in –
c. Arunachal Pradesh
Q7. Which of the following is false?
Sound waves are _______waves.
Q8. How many bones does a new born human baby have?
Q9. Which country built the Bird’s Nest Stadium for 2008 Summer Olympics?
Q10. Which of the following coloured light has the lowest frequency?
Q11. In 2015, which auto manufacturer manipulated emissions testing to the resignation of its CEO Martin Winterkorn?
d. General Motors
Q12. The only non-metal which is liquid at room temperature is –
Q13. Maanch is a folk dance from –
d. Madhya Pradesh
Q14. Which of the following insecticides’ harmful effects came under media attention when health issues in Kerala were publicized?
Q15. According to the constitution, the ratio between the length of the national tricolor should be –
a. 3 : 2
b. 3 : 1
c. 2 : 1
d. 4 : 3
Q16. In 1981, ISRO launched India’s first geostationary satellite called –
c. Bhaskara II
d. INSAT IB
Q17. Which of the following was the first antibiotic discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928?
Q18. Which of the following Acts under the Indian Constitution is described by article 21A?
a. Right to Education
b. Right to Information
c. Representation of the People
d. Right to Freedom of Religion
Q19. Which of the following monuments built by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah is said to be built to commemorate the eradication of plague?
a. Alai Minar
c. Fateh Burj
d. Qutub Minar
Q20. Which of the following is not an example of a Word processor?
a. IBM Lotus Symphony
b. Microsoft Word
c. Google Docs
d. Microsoft Excel
Q21. How high is the badminton net at the center?
a. 5 feet
b. 5.1 feet
c. 5.5 feet
d. 4.8 feet
Q22. The operating system UNIX is the trademark of –
b. Bell Laboratories
Q23. The first large scale electrical air conditioning was invented and used in 1902 by –
a. Willis Carrier
b. John Gorrie
c. Stuart Cramer
d. H. H. Schultz
Q24. Which of the following is the most common kidney stone-forming compound?
a. Calcium oxalate
b. Magnesium oxide
c. Sodium bicarbonate
d. Magnesium citrate
Q25. In 2015, underground glaciers of frozen water were discovered on –
Q26. Which leader adopted orthodox Christianity as the official religion of Russia?
a. Vladimir the Great
b. Michael Romanov
c. Ivan IV
d. Boris Godunov
Q27. On an average, how many taste buds are present in a human tongue?
a. 2000 to 8000
b. 50000 to 10000
c. 1 million to 10 million
d. More than 10 million
Q28. The ‘Father of Indian Space Program’ is –
a. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
b. Dr. Vikram A. Sarabhai
c. Dr. k. Kasturirangan
d. Prof. Satish Dhawan
Q29. The filament of a light bulb is made up of –
Q30. Who among the following became the first tourist to space by spending $20 million for 8 days in orbit?
a. Greg Olsen
b. Charles Simonyi
c. Dennis Tito
d. Mark Shuttleworth
Q31. What is C12H22O11 also know as –
Q32. Malini said, “Rohit is my Maternal aunt’s mother’s only son’s”. How is Malini related to Rohit?
Q33. In tennis, hard court is the type of court whose surface is made of –
Q34. The national song of India was composed by –
a. Rabindranath Tagore
b. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
c. Pydimarri Venkata Subba Rao
d. Pingali Venkayya
Q35. Which of the following is NOT an effect of Noise Pollution?
a. Death of animals
d. Ozone depletion
Q36. Which of the following popular tourist destinations of India were built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary?
b. Gateway of India
c. The Prince of Wales Museum
d. Victoria terminus
Q37. Which of the following statement is true?
a. Global warming and climate change are two different issues.
b. Global warming will reduce the, annual build-up of glacier ice.
c. Global warming may cause sea levels to go down.
d. Global warming may cause contraction of deserts.
Q38. Which of the following books was NOT written by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam?
a. The Scientific Indian
b. Encisioning An Empowered Nation
c. My Country, My Life
d. Ignited Minds
Q39. ZIKA virus which damages the brain of the foetus is
a. Mosquito borne
b. Water borne
c. Air borne
d. Food borne
Q40. The name of the space shuttle, which carried the Indian born Kalpana Chawla into space was