Monday, December 31, 2012

SSC Combined Graduate Level Model Questions Part 9

Ques 104. When was 'Anandmath' written and by whom?

1882 , Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Ques 105. Which Governer General of India initiated the use of English in India

Lord William Bentinck

Ques 106. What is a Blizard ?

blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong winds and low temperature.

Ques 107. What is Echo Sounding ?

Echo sounding is the technique of using sound pulses to find the depth of water.

Ques 108. First cities connected by STD services were

Kanpur & Lucknow

Ques 109. What is Modulus of Rigidity ?

Shear Modulus or Modulus of Rigidity, denoted by G, or sometimes S or μ, is defined as the ratio of shear stress to the shear strain

Ques 110. What is an Atomic clock ?

An atomic clock is a clock device that uses an electronic transition frequency in the microwaveoptical, or ultraviolet region of the electromagnetic spectrum of atoms as a frequency standard for its timekeeping element. Atomic clocks are the most accurate time and frequency standards known. It is based on transitions in Caesium. For full details Click Here       

Ques 111. What are known as the 'power plants' of the cell ?


Mitochondria are described as "cellular power plants" because they generate most of the cell's supply of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), used as a source of chemical energy. In addition to supplying cellular energy, mitochondria are involved in a range of other processes, such as signalingcellular differentiationcell death, as well as the control of the cell cycle and cell growth.

Ques 112. Vinegar is also known as

Acetic Acid and water

Ques 113. What is Heavy water ?

It is highly enriched water mixture that contains mostly deuterium oxide but also contains some ordinary water molecules as well. The boiling point of heavy water is lower than that of ordinary water.

Ques 114. What are Arboreal animals ?

The term arboreal refers to animals that live in or among trees. Arboreal creatures are usually highly adapted for living and moving about in trees. The limbs and skeleton of arboreal animals such as squirrels and monkeys help the animal move around the branches and canopies of trees.

Ques 115. What are Amphibians ?

Amphibians are animals that move in and out of the water. Lacking scales like reptiles, amphibians are more prone to dessication (drying out), and so most species require frequent dips to stay moist. Except for a few frog species, amphibians are dependent on pools of fresh water to lay their eggs in. For full details Click Here