Physics Questions asked in SSC CGL Exams with Solutions

SSC CGL Previous Year Physics Questions: Physics is one of the important science subjects that are asked in competitive exams like SSC CHSL, SSC CGL and Railways.

In such exams, there are around 4-5 questions that are asked from the General Science section. Aspirants can score easily by being aware of this topic.

In this blog, we will be providing SSC CGL Previous Year Physics Questions which will be beneficial for the exam preparation.

SSC CGL Physics Questions

1. What is the SI unit of Acceleration?

(a) kg.m / s2

(b) m / s

(c) kg.m / s

(d) m / s2

2. The splitting of different colours of light in a prism is:

(a) Dispersion of light

(b) Reflection of light

(c) Refraction of light

(d) Diffraction of light

3. Which of the following is used in oven?

(a) Radio waves

(b) Microwaves

(c) UV rays

(d) X-rays

4. Energy is continuously created in the sun due to?

(a) nuclear fission

(b) nuclear fusion

(c) artificial radioactivity

(d) radioactivity

5. A person standing on a railway platform listens to the whistles of arriving and departing trains. The whistle heard is

(a) of higher pitch when train departs

(b) of higher pitch when train arrives

(c) of higher intensity when train arrives

(d) the same in both cases in all respects

6. When heated from 0° to 10°C volume of a given mass of water will

(a) Decrease and then will increase

(b) Increase and then will decrease

(c) Increase gradually

(d) Decrease gradually

7. A boat will submerge when it displaces water equal to its own

(a) density

(b) surface area

(c) weight

(d) volume

8. Which combination of colour is the most convenient during day and night time?

(a) White and black

(b) Orange and blue

(c) Red and green

(d) Yellow and blue

9. Gamma rays can cause

(a) fever

(b) burning

(c) sneezing

(d) gene mutation

10. The shape of our milky way galaxy is

(a) elliptical

(b) spiral

(c) circular

(d) None of the above


  1. d
  2. a
  3. b
  4. b
  5. b
  6. a
  7. c
  8. c
  9. d
  10. b

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