SSC-CGL 1st July 2012 (Morning Shift) Solution GK

41. Which of the following statements is not correct about Sunder Lal Bahuguna?
[A]He started the ‘Chipko Movement’ to create the awareness of deforestation
[B]He was elected to Lok Sabha from Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand
[C]He is an eminent environmentalist.
[D]He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2009

He was elected to Lok Sabha from Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand

42. The three countries, in serial order, who won the highest number of gold medals in the Beijing Olympics Games are:
[A]China, Germany, Australia
[B]China, Germany, USA
[C]China, USA, Russia
[D]China, USA, Germany

China, USA, Russia

43. The first woman from India to be conferred the Sainthood by Pope Benedict XVI is
[A]Sister Alphonsa
[B]Sister Nirmala
[C]Sister Disouza
[D]Sister Madorana

Sister Alphonsa

44. Which of the following fuels causes minimum environmental pollution?
[A]Hydrogen
[B]Coal
[C]Diesel
[D]Kerosene

Hydrogen

45. Minamata epidemic that caused several deaths in Japan in 1965 occurred due to pollution in water by
[A]Fluoride
[B]DDT
[C]Lead
[D]Mercury

Mercury

46. Ozone affects human health by causing severe pulmonary edema at a concentration of
[A]3.0 ppm
[B]9.0 ppm
[C]0.2 ppm
[D]0.3 ppm

9.0 ppm

47. The first President to sail in a submarine in India was
[A]V.V. Giri
[B]N. Sanjeeva Reddy
[C]K. R. Narayanan
[D]Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam

48. Cooking vessels have wooden or bakelite handles because
[A]the handle must be strong
[B]the handle should be attractive
[C]wood and bakelite are bad conductors of heat
[D]None of the above

wood and bakelite are bad conductors of heat

49. ‘Deshbandhu’ is the title of
[A]B.C. Pal
[B]Rabindranath Tagore
[C]B.R. Ambedkar
[D]C.R. Das

C.R. Das

50. Which one of the following pairs is incorrect?
[A]Abhinav Bindra – Rifle Shooting
[B]Sania Mirza – Badminton
[C]Jeev Milkha Singh – Golf
[D]Irfan Pathan – Cricket

Sania Mirza – Badminton

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