SSC CGL General Awareness (GA)

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Q1- Which place is said to be the Manchester of South India?
A) Coimbatore
B) Salem
C) Thanjavur
D) Madurai






Q2- Name the gas used in preparation of bleaching powder
A) Oxygen
B) Hydrogen
C) Nitrogen
D) Chlorine

Q3- The minimum short-term natural hazards is ________.
A) Blizzard
B) Earthquake
C) Volcanic eruption
D) Bolt of lightning

Q4- DOTS is a treatment given to patients suffering from _______
A) Polio
C) Hepatitis
D) Tuberculosis

Q5- Which dynasty was ruling in Vijaynagar empire at the time of the Battle of Talikota?
A) Sangam
B) Aniridu
C) Tuluva
D) Saluva

Q6- Which of the following Sultans died while playing Polo or Chaugan?
A) Qutb-ud-din Aibak
B) Balban
C) Iltutmish
D) Nasiruddin Muhammad

Q7- Molten rock below the surface of the earth is called __________ .
A) Basalt
B) Laccolith
C) Lava
D) Magma

Q8- Magnesium is a constituent metal of __________ .
A) Chlorophyll molecule
C) Mitochondria
D) Ribosomes

Q9- Which one among the following components is used as an amplifying device?
A) Transformer
B) Diode
C) Capacitor
D) Transistor

Q10- A __________ is an agreement between the communicating parties on how
communication is to proceed.
A) Path
C) Bond
D) Protocol

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
C) Chlorofluorocarbons
D) Methane

Q13- Sariska and Ranthambore are the reserves for which of the following
A) Lion
B) Deer
C) Tiger
D) Bear

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
A) Buddhists
B) Jains
C) Sikhs
D) Parsis

Q17- The unit of measurement of noise is
A) Decibel
B) Hertz
C) Amplifier
D) Acoustics

Q18- The commonly used coolant in refrigerators is
A) Ammonia
B) Nitrogen
C) Freon
D) Oxygen

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
A) Greenland
B) Iceland
C) New Guinea
D) Madagascar

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?
A) Flute
B) Sitar
C) Violin
D) Santoor

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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