SSC CGL- 2018- 11-June – General Awareness

SSC CGL- 2018

SSC CGL- 2018- 11-June – General Awareness

  1. The Sepoy Mutiny in India started from ______.    

    1. Meerut
    2. Rajkot
    3. Bareilly
    4. Champaran

    Answer : 1)
  1. Which of the following stars is  nearest to the sun?    

    1. Sirius
    2. Proxima Centauri
    3. Deneb
    4. Betelgeuse

    Answer : 2)
  1. Vijay Hazare was a famous Indian player associated with the sport of ______.    

    1. Boxing
    2. Football
    3. Rifle Shooting
    4. Cricket

    Answer : 4)
  1. Marfati’ songs are traditional folk songs of ______.    

    1. Afghanistan
    2. Nepal
    3. Pakistan
    4. Bangladesh

    Answer : 4)
  1. The demand for a commodity or service which is a consequence of the demand for something else is called ______.    

    1. Direct Demand
    2. Composite Demand
    3. Derived Demand
    4. Income Demand

    Answer : 3)
  1. Which scientist discovered the ‘Penicillin’?    

    1. Alexander Fleming
    2. Louis Pasteur
    3. Ernst Chain
    4. Robert Koch

    Answer : 1)
  1. Name the national bird of Bhutan.    

    1. Parrot
    2. Magpai
    3. Peacock
    4. Raven

    Answer : 4)  
  1. In India, 24th January is observed as which one of the following days?    

    1. National Farmer’s Day
    2. National Day of Elderly
    3. National Girl Child Day
    4. National Agricultural Day

    Answer : 3)
  1. Who was the Indian Army Chief at the time of Bangladesh Liberation War?    

    1. Sam Manekshaw
    2. K M Cariappa
    3. Rob Lockhart
    4. Roy Bucher

    Answer : 1)
  1. Who among the following  wrote the book ‘A History of the Sikhs’?    

    1. Khushwant Singh
    2. Bhai Vir Singh
    3. Gurbachan Singh Talib
    4. Amrita Pritam

    Answer : 1)
  1.  Which of the following authors received the Jnanpith Award in 2018?    

    1. Kiran Desai
    2. Vikram Seth
    3. Amitav Ghosh
    4. Arundhati Roy

    Answer:  3)
  1. The energy derived from the  heat of Earth is called ______.    

    1. Solar Energy
    2. Geothermal Energy
    3. Biogas
    4. Tidal Energy

    Answer : 2)
  1. Who among the following was named as the Chief Executive Officer of International Cricket Council (ICC) in January 2019?    

    1. N G Khaitan
    2. Anurag Thakur
    3. Manu Sawhney
    4. Saurav Ganguly

    Answer : 3)
  1. The summer solstice 2019 in the Northern Hemisphere will occur on ______.  
     
    1. 20th June
    2. 24th June
    3. 26th June
    4. 21st June

    Answer : 4)
  1. Which of the following creatures  is oviparous?    

    1. Frog
    2. Squirrel
    3. Rabbit
    4. Mouse

    Answer : 1)
  1. What is the term of the elected representatives of a Gram Panchayat?
        
    1. 2 years
    2. 5 years
    3. 4 years
    4. 3 years

    Answer : 3)
  1.  Which of the following is the smallest bird in the world?    

    1. Finch
    2. Robin
    3. Bee Hummingbird
    4. Diamond Firetail

    Answer : 3)
    SSC CGL- 2018- 11-June – General Awareness
  1. The term ‘cherry picking’ is used in which sport?    

    1. Basketball
    2. Table Tennis
    3. Cricket
    4. Swimming

    Answer : 1)
  1. Which article of the Constitution of India talks about the provisions for impeachment of the President of India?    

    1. Article 51
    2. Article 63
    3. Article 54
    4. Article 61

    Answer : 4)
  1. In which year was the East India Company incorporated for the exploitation of trade with East and Southeast Asia and India?  
      
    1. 1596
    2. 1605
    3. 1600
    4. 1612

    Answer : 3)
  1. Which of the following acids is present in ant bites?    

    1. Nitric acid
    2. Formic acid
    3. Perchloric acid
    4. Malic acid

    Answer : 2)
    SSC CGL- 2018- 11-June – General Awareness
  1. Jorwe culture’ was a Chalcolithic archaeological site located in the present day Indian state of ______.    

    1. Maharashtra
    2. Gujarat
    3. Bihar
    4. Assam

    Answer : 1)
  1. Fertile riverine alluvial soil is best suited for producing ______.    

    1. tea
    2. rice
    3. cotton
    4. Corn

    Answer : 2)
  1. Which economist gave the theory of Opportunity Cost?  
      
    1. John Keynes
    2. Milton Friedman
    3. Adam Smith
    4. Gottfried Haberler

    Answer : 4)
  1.  Identify the foreigner who has been conferred the second highest civilian award in India, Padma Vibhushan for ‘exceptional and distinguished service’ in 2019.    

    1. Ismail Omar Guelleh
    2. Kader Khan
    3. Pravin Gordhan
    4. John Chambers

    Answer : 1)

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