SSC-CGL 8th July 2012 (Evening Shift) Solution GK

1. The 2004-09 Foreign Trade Policy gave emphasis to
[A]import substitution
[B]increasing customs duty
[C]export promotion
[D]long term trade relations

export promotion

2. Markets fail when
[A]they do not maximise the aggregate consumer and producer surplus
[B]they maximise aggregate consumer and producer surplus
[C]they equalise the aggregate consumer and producer surplus
[D]they escalate the aggregate consumer and producer surplus

they don not maximize aggregate consumer and producer surplus
Market failure occus because prices fail to provide the proper signals to consumers and producers, the unregulated competitive market is inefficient — ie, does not maximize aggregate consumer and producer surplus.

3. Neglect of agriculture in the development process will lead to
[A]insufficient savings
[B]shortage of foreign exchange
[C]lower levels of production
[D]severe bottlenecks in overall development

severe bottlenecks in overall development

4. Monopolistic competition produces
[A]Complementary goods
[B]Homogeneous goods
[C]Close Substitutes
[D]Perfect Substitutes

Close Substitutes

5. A Socialist economy is
[A]a non-planned economy
[B]a democratic economy
[C]an equalitarian economy
[D]a planned economy

an equalitarian economy
Social economy is more euqlitarian than market economy.

6. That India is a secular state is implied in the phrase
[A]Equality of status
[B]Liberty of faith and worship
[C]Social Justice
[D]Dignity of the Individuals

Liberty of faith and worship

7. Which kind of veto can the President make use of with regard to bills by the Parliament?
[D]All of the above

All of the above
The veto power of the President of India is a combination of qualified veto, suspension veto and pocket veto.

8. In which country will the Speaker soon after getting elected severs all kinds of relations with his party?

The Speaker in Engalnd, by convention, severs all ties with his or her political party, as it is considered essential that the Speaker be seen as an impartial presiding officer

9. Gandhian economy emphasises on
[A]Humanitarian and cultural values
[B]Spiritual and religious values
[C]Political and Social Values
[D]Socialist and economic values

Socialist and economic values
Gandhian economics is a school of economic thought based on the socio-economic principles expounded by Mahatma Gandhi and it is characterised by its affinity to the principles and objectives of nonviolent humanistic socialism, but with a rejection of violent class war and promotion of socio-economic harmony. Gandhi’s economic ideas also aim to promote spiritual development and harmony with a rejection of materialism. The term “Gandhian economics” was coined by J. C. Kumarappa, a close supporter of Gandhi.

10. Which country’s Constitution is a mixture of both Parliamentary and Presidential forms of Governments ?
[B]Great Britain

French system aims for the best of both worlds, combining a strong president with a parliamentary form of government.


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  • Chotu

    The above questions are from 1st July, 2012 CGL Evening Shift Part – B.

  • pratish

    sir can u post the answer keys for other sets also ……and sir their is a difference in level of questions being asked in different sets ….so what would be the criteria of shortlisting by ssc on these grounds

  • jyoti

    ILIUM is a part of pelvic girdie and part of small intestine is ILEUM…correct it

  • shaifali

    plz send me ssc cgl solved paper which is held on 1st july evening shift.test form no:015pk4

  • mayank

    Excellent work by GK today team Really a appreciable work. Thanks GK Today

  • kumar ashish

    correct answer of question no.33 is carotene and not a riboflavin