SSC CGL General Awareness (GA)
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Q1- Which place is said to be the Manchester of South India?
Q2- Name the gas used in preparation of bleaching powder
Q3- The minimum short-term natural hazards is ________.
C) Volcanic eruption
D) Bolt of lightning
Q4- DOTS is a treatment given to patients suffering from _______
Q5- Which dynasty was ruling in Vijaynagar empire at the time of the Battle of Talikota?
Q6- Which of the following Sultans died while playing Polo or Chaugan?
A) Qutb-ud-din Aibak
D) Nasiruddin Muhammad
Q7- Molten rock below the surface of the earth is called __________ .
Q8- Magnesium is a constituent metal of __________ .
A) Chlorophyll molecule
Q9- Which one among the following components is used as an amplifying device?
Q10- A __________ is an agreement between the communicating parties on how
communication is to proceed.
Q11- Polyploidy arises due to change in the
A) Number of chromatids
B) Structure of genes
C) Number of chromosomes
D) Structure of chromosomes
Q12- The depletion in Ozone layer is caused by ___________ .
A) Nitrous oxide
B) Carbon dioxide
Q13- Sariska and Ranthambore are the reserves for which of the following
Q14- The prestigious ‘Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding’ is instituted
A) National Centre for Art and Culture
B) Department of Youth and Sports
C) Nehru Memorial Museum
D) Indian Council for Cultural Relations
Q15- Phosphorus is kept in water because
A) its ignition temperature is very high
B) its ignition temperature is very low
C) its critical temperature is high
D) its critical temperature is low
Q16- The famous Dilwara temples of Mount Abu are a sacred pilgrimage place for the
Q17- The unit of measurement of noise is
Q18- The commonly used coolant in refrigerators is
Q19- The complete form of ‘IC’ in electronics is
A) Internal circuit
B) Independent circuit
C) Integrated circuit
D) Inbuilt circuit
Q20- Who among the following did Gandhiji regard as his political Guru?
A) Mahadev Desai
B) Dayanand Saraswati
C) Acharya Narendra Dev
D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Q21- Which of the following constitutional Amendment Act, deals with the Elementary
Education as a Fundamental Right?
A) 84th Amendment Act
B) 85th Amendment Act
C) 86th Amendment Act
D) 87th Amendment Act
Q22- The World’s largest island is
C) New Guinea
Q23- Sea water is saltier than rain water because
A) Sea animals are salt producing
B) The air around the sea is saltish
C) Rivers wash away salts from earth and pour them into the sea
D) Sea beds have salt producing mines
Q24- Pannalal Ghosh played which of the following musical instruments?
Q25- Rio Summit is associated with
A) Convention on Biological Diversity
B) Green house gases
C) Ozone depletion
D) Wet lands
Answers: 1(a), 2(d), 3(d), 4(d), 5(c), 6(a), 7(d), 8(a), 9(d), 10(d), 11(a), 12(c), 13(c), 14(d), 15(b), 16(b), 17(a), 18(c), 19(c), 20(d), 21(c), 22(a), 23(c), 24(a), 25(a).
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