SSC CGL General Awareness Quiz

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SSC CGL General Awareness Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which organization is meant for ensuring export from India?
    • A. 

      EXIM Bank

    • B. 

      ECGC

    • C. 

      Ministry of commerce

    • D. 

      Ministry of telecommunication

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statement is not correct for Indian Planning Commission?
    • A. 

      It is not defined in Indian constitution

    • B. 

      Members and Vice Chairman do not have fixed tenure of working

    • C. 

      Members do not require any minimum qualification

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    The cause of deflation is……….
    • A. 

      Lack of goods and services as compared to money supply

    • B. 

      Lack of imports as compared to exports

    • C. 

      Lack of money supply as compared to supply of goods and services

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    BCCI is…..
    • A. 

      An International Terrorist Organization

    • B. 

      An International Industrial Organization

    • C. 

      A Movement for International Peace

    • D. 

      A n International Banking Organization

  • 5. 
    Devaluation stands for ….
    • A. 

      To reduce the value of home currency in other currency

    • B. 

      To appreciate the value of home currency

    • C. 

      To issue new currency in place of old currency

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Closed Economy is that economy in which…
    • A. 

      Only exports takes place

    • B. 

      Money supply is fully controlled

    • C. 

      Deficit financing takes place

    • D. 

      Neither export nor import takes

  • 7. 
    High fiscal deficit is cause of concern for any economy. What does it signify?
    • A. 

      It is the measure of the borrowings of an economy

    • B. 

      It is total expenditure less total receipt excluding borrowing

    • C. 

      It reflects the decrease in tax collection fir the years

    • D. 

      It means the lack of liquidity and earnings of the economy

  • 8. 
    Which type of tax helps in reducing disparities of income?
    • A. 

      Proportionate tax

    • B. 

      Progressive tax

    • C. 

      Regressive Tax

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 9. 
    Food for Work Programme was renamed as
    • A. 

      RLEGP

    • B. 

      IRDP

    • C. 

      NREP

    • D. 

      MNP

  • 10. 
    Which sectors contributes maximum shares in National Income of India?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Tertiary

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 11. 
    Pradhanmantri Bharat Jodo Pariyojna is related to….
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Social Integration

    • C. 

      Linking of Rivers

    • D. 

      Development of Highways

  • 12. 
    In National Mineral Policy (1993) which mineral was allowed for having investment from private sector…..
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Platinum

  • 13. 
    Kutir Jyoti Scheme is associated with…..
    • A. 

      Promoting cottage industry in villages

    • B. 

      Promoting employment among rural unemployed youth

    • C. 

      Providing electricity to rural families living below the poverty line

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 14. 
    National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) was introduced in the year….
    • A. 

      1978-79

    • B. 

      1979-80

    • C. 

      2011-2012

    • D. 

      1981-1982

  • 15. 
    Which committee was constituted for reforms in tax structure?
    • A. 

      Narsimham Committee

    • B. 

      Chelliah Committee

    • C. 

      Gadgil Committee

    • D. 

      Kelakar Committee

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is capital of Telangana?
    • A. 

      Kohima

    • B. 

      Imphal

    • C. 

      Shillong

    • D. 

      Hyderabad

  • 17. 
    What is Repo Rate as on 1 Jan 2015?
    • A. 

      7%

    • B. 

      7.5%

    • C. 

      8%

    • D. 

      8.5%

  • 18. 
    Dirham is currency of which country?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Kuwait

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      UAE

  • 19. 
    The Sports Authority of India (SAI) along with an Organization on 8 July 2014 jointly launched F-Cube, technology to promote football at the grass-root level. Name the organisation?
    • A. 

      The football for u

    • B. 

      Football for life

    • C. 

      The Football link

    • D. 

      The Football Level

  • 20. 
    NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first mission to Mars names…………
    • A. 

      Mariner

    • B. 

      Turtle

    • C. 

      Agni

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    The National Commission for Minorities was constituted in the year………….
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1989

  • 22. 
    In which of the following system of government is bi-cameralism an essential feature?
    • A. 

      Federal System

    • B. 

      Unitary System

    • C. 

      Parliamentary System

    • D. 

      Presidential System

  • 23. 
    Which king is referred as Devenampiya Piyadassi (Beloved of the Gods) in the inscriptions?
    • A. 

      Asoka

    • B. 

      Harsha

    • C. 

      Bindusara

    • D. 

      Chandragupta

  • 24. 
    Socialism succeeds in achieving……….
    • A. 

      Higher standard of living of the people

    • B. 

      Equal distribution of income in society

    • C. 

      Higher individual welfare in the society

    • D. 

      Maximum welfare in the society

  • 25. 
    Ballots were first used in……………
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Ancient Greece

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 26. 
    The Rashtriya Barh Ayog (RBA) is related with……………………….
    • A. 

      Droughts and floods

    • B. 

      Poverty Alleviation

    • C. 

      Floods

    • D. 

      Disaster Management

  • 27. 
    Fertilization occurs normally in the
    • A. 

      Cervix

    • B. 

      Vagina

    • C. 

      Fallopian Tube

    • D. 

      Uterus

  • 28. 
    People consuming alcohol in the heavy quantities generally die due to
    • A. 

      Liver or stomach cancer

    • B. 

      Cardiac arrest

    • C. 

      Blood Cancer

    • D. 

      Cirrhosis

  • 29. 
    The organism at the base of grazing food chains are
    • A. 

      Carnivores

    • B. 

      Decomposers

    • C. 

      Producers

    • D. 

      Herbivores

  • 30. 
    Who among the following was credited with destruction of ‘Chihalgani, a group of powerful nobles?
    • A. 

      Balban

    • B. 

      Qutb-ud-din Aibak

    • C. 

      Iltutmish

    • D. 

      Razia Sultan

  • 31. 
    Bombay was given away as dowry to the English King Charles II for marrying the princess of
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Holland

    • D. 

      Denmark

  • 32. 
    The Grand Trunk Road built by Shershah connected Punjab with
    • A. 

      Agra

    • B. 

      East Bengal

    • C. 

      Lahore

    • D. 

      Multan

  • 33. 
    Name the Maratha Saint who was a contemporary of Shivji.
    • A. 

      Saint Eknath

    • B. 

      Saint Tukaram

    • C. 

      Saint Dhyaneshwar

    • D. 

      Namdev

  • 34. 
    The study of lake is called
    • A. 

      Topology

    • B. 

      Hydrology

    • C. 

      Limnology

    • D. 

      Potomology

  • 35. 
    Lumen is the unit of
    • A. 

      Illuminance

    • B. 

      Brightness

    • C. 

      Luminous flux

    • D. 

      Luminous intensity

  • 36. 
    The mass of 10 moles of water is…………
    • A. 

      90 g

    • B. 

      45 g

    • C. 

      18 g

    • D. 

      180 g

  • 37. 
    Vitamin A is rich in
    • A. 

      Carrot

    • B. 

      Lime

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 38. 
    The high boiling point of water compared to hydrogen sulphide or hydrogen chloride is due to
    • A. 

      Dipole insulation

    • B. 

      Van der Waal’s attraction

    • C. 

      Polar covalent bonding

    • D. 

      Hydrogen bonding

  • 39. 
    Which of the following determines the chemical properties of an element?
    • A. 

      Number of electrons

    • B. 

      Number of neutrons

    • C. 

      Number of protons

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 40. 
    Which of the following wheat species are being cultivated in India?
    • A. 

      Club Wheat

    • B. 

      Durum Wheat

    • C. 

      Emmer Wheat

    • D. 

      Bread Wheat

  • 41. 
    Which of the following cereals was among the first to be used by the man?
    • A. 

      Rye

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Barley

    • D. 

      Oat

  • 42. 
    Which one of the following is ‘dissipative force’?
    • A. 

      Electrostatic Force

    • B. 

      Magnetic Force

    • C. 

      Gravitational Force

    • D. 

      Frictional Force

  • 43. 
    If a magnet has a third pole then the third poleis called……………………..
    • A. 

      Defective pole

    • B. 

      Consequent pole

    • C. 

      Extra pole

    • D. 

      Arbitrary pole

  • 44. 
    How many spokes are there in the Dharmachakra of the National  Flag?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      24

  • 45. 
    The latest Official language of UN is ………..
    • A. 

      Russian

    • B. 

      Arabic

    • C. 

      Chinese

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 46. 
    Which of the following criteria is not used for classifications of human races?
    • A. 

      Nose

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Ear

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 47. 
    What would be the impact of global warming on mangrove forest?
    • A. 

      They will grow more luxurious

    • B. 

      Large areas of mangrove will be submerged

    • C. 

      Their role as carbon sinks will become more important

    • D. 

      Both 1 and 3

  • 48. 
    The sweet taste of fruit is due to…………..
    • A. 

      Lactose

    • B. 

      Fructose

    • C. 

      Maltose

    • D. 

      Ribose

  • 49. 
    The brightest planet is………….
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 50. 
    ‘Analects’ is the sacred book of……………
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Shintoism

    • C. 

      Taoism

    • D. 

      Judaism