General Awareness Quiz for SSC CGL

1. The first woman to become the Prime Minister in the world was ____________.
     (a) Smt. Indira Gandhi
     (b) Smt. Margaret Thatcher
     (c) Smt. Srimavo Bhandarnaike
     (d) Smt. Kim Campbell
     (e) None of these

 2. Acetamide is
    (a) Neutral
    (b) Basic
    (c) Acidic
    (d) Amphoteric
    (e) None of these

3. New Economic Policy deals with
    (a) Privatisation
    (b) Globalisation
    (c) Liberalisation
    (d) All the above
    (e) None of these

4. Who is authorised to impose reasonable restriction on Fundamental Rights ?
     (a) The Supreme Court
     (b) The President
     (c) The Prime Minister
     (d) The Parliament
     (e) None of these

5. Oldest Botanical Garden present in our country is at __________.
    (a) Bangalore
    (b) Kolkata
    (c) Lucknow
    (d) Srinagar
    (e) None of these

 6. The capital of Haryanka king Bimbisara was _____________.
    (a) Vaishali
    (b) Ujjain
    (c) Rajgira or Girivaraja
    (d) Champa
    (e) None of these

 7. The principal patrons of Gandhara art were _____________.
    (a) Mauryas
    (b) Satavahanas
    (c) Sakas and Kushanas
    (d) All of the above
    (e) None of these

8. Which of the following pairing is incorrect ?
    (a) Gujarat-Ahmedabad
    (b) Arunachal Pradesh-Itanagar
    (c) Assam-Dispur
    (d) Nagaland-Kohima
    (e) None of these

9. Name the place where Gautam Buddha was born __________.
    (a) Bodh Gaya
    (b) Kushinagar
    (c) Lumbini
    (d) Pavapuri
    (e) None of these

10. Which is the largest sea in the world ?
      (a) South China Sea
      (b) Mediterranean Sea
      (c) Black Sea
      (d) Red Sea
      (e) None of these

11. Scholar Amir Khusro was patronised by the ruler
      (a) Akbar
      (b) Ghias-ud-din Tughlak
      (c) Shahjahan
      (d) Babur
      (e) None of these

 12. Name the instrument used for measuring humidity
      (a) barometer
      (b) thermometer
      (c) hygrometer
      (d) hydrometer
      (e) None of these

13. The first US President who visited India was _____________.
       (a) Kennedy
       (b) Eisenhower
       (c) Jimmy Carter
       (d) Georage Washington
       (e) None of these

14. India's BSF was organised on
      (a) December 1, 1965
      (b) August 15, 1965
      (c) January 30, 1948
      (d) April 28, 1922
      (e) None of these

 15. The headquarters of the UN University is located at _____________.
       (a) Geneva
       (b) Bonn
       (c) Tokyo
       (d) New York
       (e) None of these


1. Smt. Srimavo Bhandarnaike
2. Amphoteric
3. All the above
4. The Parliament
5. Kolkata
6. Vaishali
7. Sakas and Kushanas
8. Gujarat-Ahmedabad
9. Lumbini
10. South China Sea
11. Ghias-ud-din Tughlak
12. hygrometer
13. Eisenhower
14. December 1, 1965
15. Tokyo

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