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General Awareness Quiz for SSC - Part 10

Published on Friday, March 11, 2016
General Awareness Quiz for SSC
1. The Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder Day is observed on ____________.
    (a) 5th November
    (b) 21st October
    (c) 30th October
    (d) 19th November

 2. Which one of the colours used in the paintings at Ajanta was obtained from imported Lapis Lazuli?
     (a) Red
     (b) Blue
     (c) Yellow
     (d) Green
     (e) None of these

3. Which temple was ransacked by Mahmud Gazni serveral times ?
     (a) Meenakshi Temple
     (b) Golden Temple
     (c) Ayodhya Temple
     (d) Somnath Temple
     (e) None of these

4. Which is the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli ?
    (a) Kothar
    (b) Silvassa
    (c) Naroli
    (d) Kavaratti
    (e) None of these

 5. Which is the largest animal in the world ?
    (a) Blue Whale
    (b) Rhinoceros
    (c) Hippopotamus
    (d) Elephant
    (e) None of these

6. First Battle of Panipat took place in the year
    (a) 1518
    (b) 1526
    (c) 1556
    (d) 1761
    (e) None of these

 7. Homer was the greatest poet of the language namely:
    (a) Greek
    (b) Latin
    (c) English
    (d) Spanish
    (e) None of these

8. Most of the people of the middle-east belong to the group of people ?
    (a) Alpine
    (b) Mediterranean
    (c) Nordic
    (d) Negro
    (e) None of these

9. Which one of the following sweeteners does not provide any energy to the body ?
     (a) Glucose
     (b) Fructose
     (c) Maltose
     (d) Saccharin
     (e) None of these

10. Obra, where a large thermal power station has been built, is in ___________.
      (a) Bihar
      (b) Madhya Pradesh
      (c) Uttar Pradesh
      (d) Maharashtra
      (e) None of these

11. Most of the precipitation in India is ____________ in nature.
     (a) cyclonic
     (b) convectional
     (c) orographic
     (d) stormy
     (e) None of these

 12. When was television started in India as an experimental service ?
      (a) 1957
      (b) 1958
      (c) 1959
      (d) 1960
      (e) None of these

13. Rickets is caused by the deficiency of ___________.
      (a) Vitamin A
      (b) Vitamin B
      (c) Vitamin C
      (d) Vitamin D
      (e) None of these

 14. What percentage of farmland in India is dependent on rainfall ?
      (a) 70 %
      (b) 75 %
      (c) 78 %
      (d) 80 %
      (e) None of these

15. India did not contribute its troops for UN peace-keeping operations in __________.
      (a) Korea
      (b) Mozambique
      (c) Haiti
      (d) Bosnia
      (e) None of these


1. 21st October
2. Blue
3. Somnath Temple
4. Silvassa
5. Blue Whale
6. 1526
7. Greek
8. Negro
9. Saccharin
10. Uttar Pradesh
11. orographic
12. 1959
13. Vitamin D
14. 70 %
15. Haiti

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