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General Awareness Quiz Part 14 for SSC CGL

Published on Tuesday, April 05, 2016

1. Electromagnetic waves in nature are
    (a) longitudinal
    (b) longitudinal stationary
    (c) transverse
    (d) transverse stationary
    (e) None of these

2. Which one of the following is a protein?
    (a) Rayon
    (b) Terycotton
    (c) Natural Silk
    (d) Nylon
    (e) None of these

3. In which of the following dance forms has Sanjukta Panigrahi excelled?
    (a) Bharatanatyam
    (b) Odissi
    (c) Kathak
    (d) Kuchipudi
    (e) None of these

4. Who was the first 'Bharat Ratna' awardee to be elected President of India?
    (a) Dr. Rajemdra Prasad
    (b) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
    (c) Dr. Zakir Hussain
    (d) Shri V. V. Giri
    (e) None of these

5. Which one of the following languages is spoken by the largest number of persons?
    (a) English
    (b) Chinese
    (c) Hindi
    (d) Russian
    (e) None of these

 6. Which one of the following is an egg laying mammal?
    (a) Spiny ant-eater
    (b) Scaly ant-eater
    (c) Bat
    (d) Whale
    (e) None of these

7. Which one of the following has the longest duration?
    (a) Era
    (b) Eons
    (c) Period
    (d) Epoch
    (e) None of these

8. Who is the ex-officio Chairman of the Planning Commission?
     (a) Prime Minister
     (b) Finance Minister
     (c) Planning Minister
     (d) Vice-President
     (e) None of these

 9. An instrument to detect the purity of milk is
    (a) Lactometer
    (b) Hygrometer
    (c) Manometer
    (d) Sonometer
    (e) None of these

10. Martyr's Day is observed on
      (a) 30 January
      (b) 5 September
      (c) 2 October
      (d) 7 December
      (e) None of these

11. Who among the following is known as 'Iron Man of India'.
      (a) Subhash Chandra Bose
      (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
      (c) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
      (d) Jawaharlal Nehru
      (e) None of these

12. Where was the first Peasant Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi?
      (a) Bardali
      (b) Danoh
      (c) Champaran
      (d) Wardnu
      (e) None of these

 13. Who among the following wrote a treatise on medicine in ancient India?
      (a) Aryabhatta
      (b) Charaka
      (c) Bhaskar
      (d) Dhanvantari
      (e) None of these

14. McMohan line is the border between
      (a) India and China
      (b) India and Nepal
      (c) India and Pakistan
      (d) India and Burma
      (e) None of these

15. National Calendar of India is based on which 'Samvat':
      (a) Vikram Samvat
      (b) Saka Samvat
      (c) Christian Era
      (d) Hijri Samwat
      (e) None of these


1. transverse
2. Natural Silk
3. Odissi
4. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
5. Chinese
6. Spiny ant-eater
7. Eons
8. Prime Minister
9. Lactometer
10. 30 January
11. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
12. Champaran
13. Charaka
14. India and China
15. Saka Samvat

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