Solved Questions of SSC Prasar Bharti Programme / Transmission Executive Exam held on 2nd June 2013
Combined Recruitment for the post of Programme Executive and
Transmission Executive (PEX TREX) – Examination – 2013- Answer Key
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Prasar Bharti conducted the written examination for Programme Executive and Transmission Executive recruitment on 02 June 2013. Here is some of the selected solved questions from General Awareness Section::
The Official Answer Key of transmission and programme executive Exam 2013 will be released Soon by SSC.
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PART (c): GENERAL AWARENESS : Selected Questions
Q1. If other things remain unchanged, the demand of a commodity is a function of
(A) Income of the consumers (B) Level of savings in a society
(C) Price of that commodity (D) Taste of the consumer
Ans. (C) Price of that commodity
Q2. At the Second Round Table Conference, the Indian National Congress was represented by
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru (B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Rajendra Prasad ( D) Vallabhbhai Patel
Ans. (B) Mahatma Gandhi
Q3. Selling costs are the expenses of a firm on
(A) Sales promotion activities (B) Means of transportation
(C) Factors of production (D) Government taxes
Ans. (A) Sales promotion activities
Q4. The most important feature of monopolistic competition is
(A) Absence of selling costs (B) Homogeneous product
(C) Price discrimination (D) Product differentiation
Ans. (D) Product differentiation
Q5. Which committee was constituted for reforms in Tax structure?
(A) Narasimham Committee (B) Chelliah Committee
(C) Gadgil Committee (D) Y.V. Reddy Committee
Ans. (B) Chelliah Committee
Q6. . Blue Revolution is related to
(A) Fish production (B) Milk production
(C) Oil production (D) Food production
Ans. (A) Fish production
Q7. Who said “The State exists for individuals, individuals do not exist for the State"?
(A) C.E.M. Joad (B) Barker
(C) Laski (D) Machiavelli
Ans. (C) Laski
Q8. 1942 Movement was called as
(A) Civil Disobedience Movement (B) Khilafat Movement
(C) Quit India Movement (D) Passive Resistance (Satyagraha) Movement
Ans. (C) Quit India Movement
Q9. Who wrote the book 'Politics'?
(A) Bodin (B) Rousseau
(C) Mill (D) Aristotle
Ans. (D) Aristotle
Q10. Who was appointed to investigate into the assassination of Mrs. Indira Gandhi ?
(A) Juslice Kania (B) Justiec M.P.Thakkar
(C) Justice Jain (D) Justice Vcnkataramaiah
Ans. (B) Justiec M.P.Thakkar
Q11. Why did Aurangzeb become unpopul ar?
(A) He was not religiously tolerant (B) He was not a good administrator
(C) He was not a scholar (D) He was not extravagant
Ans. (A) He was not religiously tolerant
Q12. Whose theory has been called by Macpherson as 'developmental democracy' ?
(A) James Mill (B) John Stuart Mill
(C) Bentham's democracy (D) Locke's democracy
Ans. (B) John Stuart Mill
Q13. Black soil is mainly derived from the weathering of
(A) Granites (B) Basalts
(C) Limestones (D) Sandstones
Ans. (B) Basalts
Q14. Fungi and insects have one of the following as a common factor :
(A) Chitin (B) Cuticular covering
(C) Water absorbing system (D) Reproductive system
Ans. (A) Chitin
Q15. Which of the following is the best nuclear fuel for the nuclear reactor?
(A) Uranium - 236 (B) Thorium – 236
(C) Plutonium – 239 (D) Neptunium - 239
Ans. (C) Plutonium – 239
Q16. Which of the following radiations forms a part of electromagnetic spectrum ?
(A) Alpha rays (B) Beta rays
(C) Cathode rays (D) Gamma rays
Ans. (D) Gamma rays
Q17. Who heads the National Planning Commission of lndia?
(A) The President (B) The Prime Minister
(C) The Finance Minister (D) The Planning Minister
Ans. (B) The Prime Minister
Q18. Hong Kong today, is part of
(A) United Kingdom (B) China
(C) Taiwan (D) Japan
Ans. (B) China
Q19. Human hair is made up of
(A) Protein (B) Protein and DNA
(C) Protein and RNA (D) DNA and RNA
Ans. (A) Protein
Q20. Which is the oldest and richest language of South India ?
(A) Telugu (B) Sanskrit
(C) Tamil (D) Kannada
Ans. (C) Tamil
Q21. One who officially gives expert legal advice to the Government of India is
(A) The Attorney General (B) The Auditor General
(C) The Chief Justice oflndia (D) Public Service Commission
Ans. (A) The Attorney General
Q22. Which day is celebrated as International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit 'I'Tafficking?
(A) 31"' May (B) 4th June
(C) 51h June (D) 26th June
Ans. (D) 26th June
Q23. The "Earth Day" is celebrated on
(A) 22nd April (B) 21st April
(C) 14th April (D) 7th April
Ans. (A) 22nd April
Q24. Who among the following is not cartoonist?
(A) Sudhir Dar (B) Laxman
(C) Kutty (D) Ravi Shankar
Ans. (D) Ravi Shankar
Q25. Who is the Attorney General of India?
(A) Ashwani Kumar ( B) Goolam E. Vahanvati
(C) Shatrughan Singh (D) A.K. Shalla
Ans. ( B) Goolam E. Vahanvati