General Awareness Solved Practice Set for Stenographers (Grade ‘C' & ‘D') Exam, 2012
Staff Selection Commission notified Stenographers (Grade ‘C' & ‘D') Examination on 28 May 2012. The written examination for the recruitment of Stenographers post in various offices under Central Government will be held on 29 July 2012. The basic requirement for this All India Open Examination is to complete the 12th exam from a recognized Board or university.
The examination will consist of a written examination (objective type) and skill test in stenography. Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates who qualify in the skill test will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination.
Students will be questioned on:
Part I: General Intelligence & Reasoning ( 50 questions )
Part II: General Awareness ( 50 questions )
Part III: English Language and Comprehension ( 100 questions )
Total Duration/ Timing for General candidates is 2 hours (10 am to 12 noon); 2 hours 40 minutes (10 am to 12.40 pm) for Visually Handicapped candidates.
Note: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
The expert team at jagranjosh prepared practice question set on General Awareness to help students prepare better for Stenographers (Grade ‘C' & ‘D') Examination
1. Equinox means
(a). equal day and night
(b). sun standing still
(c). shortest day
(d). shortest nighy
2. Which is no longer a planet in the solar system?
3. Pnuematopores are typical trees found in these forests
4. Two ores of nuclear energy are
(a). Magnetite and Haematite
(b). Bituminous and Anthracite
(c). Uranium and Thorium
(d). Wolfram and Galena
5. Which of the following soils retains maximum moisture?