RRB NTPC (Tier-1) SOLVED Paper "CEN-03-2015" (held on
28/03/2016 Shift -1) - General Awareness
Q1. Which river used to be called the ‘Sorrow of Bengal’?
Q2. In BRICS, which country is denoted by ‘B’?
Q3. Mrinalini Sarabhai passed away recently. Who was she?
(a) Film Actress
(c) Classical Dancer
(d) Playback Singer
Q4. What was the name of Maharana Pratap’s horse?
Q5. Who is thought to have invented the thermo scope?
(a) Galileo Galilei
(c) Isaac Newton
(d) J. Kepler
Q6. Who is a hacker?
(a) A person who sells goods in the street.
(b) A person who uses computers to gain unauthorized access to dat(a)
(c) A person who only sells computers online.
(d) A person who records phone calls.
Q7. Arteries carry blood, that is filled with
(b) Carbon dioxide
Q8. Which of this is not a memorial to a dead person?
(a) Bibi ka Maqbara
(b) Taj Mahal
(d) Itmad Ud Daulah
Q9. In which State is Karla, famous for its Buddhist caves, located?
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Q10. When was the Indian Constitution amended for the first time?
Q11. With which sport is Karnam Malleswari associated?
Q12. Which was the first satellite to orbit our Moon?
(a) Luna 2
(b) Luna 10
(c) Apollo 10
(d) Apollo 11
Q13. Which of the following is true?
(a) 1 Gigabyte = 1024 MB
(b) 1 Gigabyte = 1,000,000 Kilobytes
(c) 1 Gigabyte =10,000 MB
(d) 1 Gigabyte = 100,000 KB
Q14. World Tuberculosis (TB) day is observe on?
(a) 28th March
(b) 24th March
(c) 24th May
(d) 28th May
Q15. Who gave the slogan ‘Do or Die’ during India’s freedom struggle?
(a) Veer Savarkar
(b) Nethaji Subhas
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Subramanya Bharati
Q16. The function of the lens in our eyes is to
(a) Cover the eyes
(b) Send messages of images to the brain
(c) Change the focal distance of the eye
(d) Protects eyes from injury.
Q17. How many moons does the planet Mars have?
Q18. In India who is the executive head of the state?
(a) Prime Minister
(b) The President
(c) The Chief justice of Supreme Court
(d) The Governor
Q19. Which is the capital of Cyprus?
Q20. Who invented Penicillin?
(a) Ian Fleming
(b) Alexander Fleming
(c) Stephen Hawking
(d) Alexander Graham Bell
Q21. Aruna Asaf Ali is remembered for hoisting the Indian National Congress
(a) Non-cooperation Movement.
(b) Civil Disobedience Movement
(c) Self-rule Movement
(d) Quit India Movement
Q22. In 2014, the _________Lok Sabha was electe(d)
Q23. Which boxer is nicknamed ‘The Real Deal’?
(a) Mike Tyson
(b) Mohammed Ali
(c) Evander Holyfield
(d) Joe Louis
Q24. The Rowlatt Act was passed in which year?
Q25. Which among the below choices can cause a Tsunami (also known harbor
(a) Under sea earthquakes
(c) Volcanic eruptions on land
Q26. When did Vasco da Gama land in India?
Q27. From the following which is an example of a single-celled organism?
Q28. Which of the following is also called Marsh Gas?
Q29. Where can you find the Golden Temple of Dambulla?
(b) Sri Lanka
Q30. Emperor Ashoka was the successor of?
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
Q31. The dance form Kuchipudi originated from which part of India?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
Q32. Who believed to have built the Konark Temple?
(a) Rrja kulothunga
(b) Narasimha Deva I
Q33. What is the desert adjoining the Thar desert called in Pakistan?
Q34. Science of the study of preserved remains or traces of animals, plants,
and other organisms from the remote past is called?
Q35. Atomic weight of an element is compared with which of the following to
get the atomic weight of that element?
Q36. What is the shape of the Earth?
(a) Perfect Hemisphere
(b) Mostly Flat
(c) Perfect Sphere
(d) Oblate Sphere
Q37. Which two teams played the first official international cricket match?
(a) England and Australia
(b) England and West Indies
(c) USA and Canada
(d) Australia and India
Q38. Which is the smallest continent?
(d) South America
Q39. As the frequency of a wave increases, what happens to its wavelength?
(a) It increases
(b) It remains same
(c) It decreases
(d) There is no connection between the two
Q40. How much is one decalitre?
(a) 10 kilolitre
(b) 10 litre
(c) 100 litre
(d) 10 centilitre
1. (d), 2. (c), 3. (c), 4. (b), 5. (a), 6. (b), 7. (a), 8. (c), 9. (a), 10.
11. (d), 12. (b), 13. (a), 14. (b), 15. (c), 16. (c), 17. (b), 18. (a), 19. (a),
21.(d), 22. (a), 23. (c), 24. (a), 25. (a), 26. (b), 27. (a), 28. (c), 29. (b),
31. (c), 32. (b), 33. (b), 34. (c), 35. (c), 36. (d), 37. (c), 38. (a), 39. (c),