General Awareness Sample Paper 12

General Awareness Sample Paper 12

1. Terai zone is situated at Assam's
(A) North zone
(B) East zone
(C) South zone
(D) West zone
ANS – (B)

2. Habeas corpus writ is associated with
(A) Anticipatory bail
(B) Quashing the order of Un administrative authority
(C) An order of freedom of speech
(D) Production of person before the court
ANS – (D)

3. Of the total geographical area of Assam the total area under forest is
(A) 33 p.c
(B) 22 p.c
(C) 28 p.c
(D) 19 p.c
ANS – (B)


4. Grey Revolution is associated with
(A) Production of cement
(B) Commercial production of eggs
(C) Productions of sweets
(D) Steel production
ANS – (A)

5. The mass of an iron piece when gets rusted
(A) May increase or decrease depending upon temperature
(B) Decreases
(C) Increases
(D) Remain same
ANS – (B)

6. The purest form of gold is
(A) 18 carat
(B) 22 carat
(C) 24 carat
(D) 28 carat
ANS – (C)

7. The National Park of Assam where the rare white-winged duck (Deohanh) is found is
(A) Nameri
(B) Dibru Saikhowa
(C) Manas
(D) Orang
ANS – (A)

8. What is the name of the new island emerging out of the Bay of Bengal?
(A) Sonali
(B) Dhan Khuli
(C) Purbasa
(D) Uttara
ANS – (C)

9. Which of the following is related to international trade?
ANS – (A)

10. Drip irrigation is mostly practiced in India especially for
(A) Tea and coffee
(B) Rice
(C) Wheat
(D) Vegetables (Rabi crops)
ANS – (D)

11. Name the country which is known as the 'Land of Morning Calm'.
(A) Japan
(B) Korea
(C) Indonesia
(D) Canada
ANS – (B)

12. What is the precise time taken by the earth for one rotation?
(A) 24 hr
(B) 24 hr 30 min
(C) 23 hr 56 min 4.09 sec
(D) 24 hr 5 min 5.02 sec
ANS – (C)

13. The total area of Assam is
(A) 80645 km2
(B) 78438 km2
(C) 79012 km2
(D) 77901 km2
ANS – (B)

14. The word 'ceramic' meant for ______________.

(A) Soft material

(B) Hard material

(C) Burnt material

(D) Dry material



15. Not a characteristic property of ceramic material

(A) High temperature stability

(B) High mechanical strength

(C) Low elongation

(D) Low hardness


16. Major ingredients of traditional ceramics

(A) Silica

(B) Clay

(C) Feldspar

(D) All


17. Not a major contributor of engineering ceramics

(A) SiC

(B) SiO2

(C) Si3N4

(D) Al2O3


18. Hot isotactic pressing is not a viable option if the chief criterion is

(A) Strength without grain growth

(B) Lost cost

(C) Zero porosity

(D) Processing refractory ceramics


19. During sintering densification is not due to

(A) Atomic diffusion

(B) Surface diffusion

(C) Bulk diffusion

(D) Grain growth


20. The following ceramic product is mostly used as pigment in paints

(A) TiO2

(B) SiO2

(C) UO2

(D) ZrO2


21. Most commercial glasses consist of

(A) Lime

(B) Soda

(C) Silica

(D) All


22. Find out, from among the following, the first Vice-President of India to get second consecutive tenure?

(A) Zakir Hussain

(B) Fakharuddin Ali Ahmed 

(C) G.S. Pathak

(D) S. Radhakrishnan

 ANS – D

23. Name the state, which started Platinum Jubilee celebration of its Legislative Assembly from 13th of August, 2012?


(A) Bihar

(B) West Bengal

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Tamilnadu

 ANS – B

24. According to a report of the Drug Controller-General of India, during January 2008- January 2012, which of the following states has recorded the maximum number of deaths due to drug trials?

(A) West Bengal

(B) Andhra Pradesh

(C) Kerala

(D) Maharashtra

 ANS – D


25. Well-known litterateur and 2011 Kendra Sahitya Akademi award winner, Samala Sadasiva recently passed away at the age of 85. He writes in which of the following languages?

(A) Assamese

(B) Telugu

(C) Malayalam

(D) Tamil

 ANS – B