SSC CGL- 2018- 12-June-Shift-2 – General Awareness

SSC CGL- 2018

SSC CGL- 2018- 12-June-Shift-2 – General Awareness

  1. Who among the following became the fastest Asian to cycle around the globe in 2018?    

    1. Deena Prince
    2. Disha Srivastava
    3. Vedangi Kulkarni
    4. Swati Sani

    Answer : 3)
  1. The term ______ is prefixed to scientific terms to describe something that is constant.    

    1. Mega
    2. Quasi
    3. Photo
    4. Iso

    Answer : 4)
  1. When the fiscal deficit is high, what happens to prices?  
      
    1. Prices increase
    2. There is no direct impact on prices
    3. Prices remain stable
    4. Prices decrease

    Answer : 2)
  1. The traditional art of ‘Jamdani’ weaving originated in ______.    

    1. Myanmar (Burma)
    2. Nepal
    3. China
    4. Bangladesh

    Answer : 4)
  1. Dolly, the first cloned living being created at Roslin Institute in Scotland was a _____.    

    1. dog
    2. cat
    3. sheep
    4. cow

    Answer : 3)
  1. What is the value of all tangible resources such as raw materials and labour that are used in the production process called?  
      
    1. Opportunity Cost
    2. Variable Cost
    3. Real Cost
    4. Fixed Cost

    Answer : 3)
  1. The term ‘Blood Moon’ is used to refer to ______.  
     
    1. Full Moon
    2. Lunar Eclipse
    3. Solar Eclipse
    4. Crescent Moon

    Answer : 2)
  1. What is the chemical name of the deadly poison ‘cyanide’?    

    1. Sulfuric acid
    2. Nitric acid
    3. Hydrochloric acid
    4. Prussic acid

    Answer : 4)
  1. Which of the followings is  the national bird of China?  
      
    1. Barn Owl
    2. Parrot
    3. Red-crowned Crane
    4. Robin

    Answer : 3)
  1. Mitra Mela was a revolutionary organisation founded by Veer Savarkar in the year ______.  
      
    1. 1864
    2. 1900
    3. 1856
    4. 1873

    Answer : 2)
  1. Who is the author of the book ‘Freedom from Fear: And Other Writings’? 
       
    1. Aung San Suu Kyi
    2. Barak Obama
    3. Nelson Mandela
    4. A P J Abdul Kalam

    Answer : 1)
  1. Who is the first Indian national to win the ‘Sri Lanka Rathna’ award?  
     
    1. Vinod Mehta
    2. Dileep Padgaonkar
    3. Narasimhan Ram
    4. Khushwant Singh

    Answer : 3)
  1. The river Ganga emerges from Gangotri Glacier and ends at ______.    

    1. Arabian Sea
    2. Pacific Ocean
    3. Indian Ocean
    4. Bay of Bengal

    Answer : 4)
  1. In which year was the University Grants Commission (UGC) formally established?  
     
    1. 1950
    2. 1947
    3. 1956
    4. 1964

    Answer : 3)
  1. How many International airports are there in India?    

    1. 14
    2. 16
    3. 17
    4. 15

    Answer : 3)
  1. Who presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha?
        
    1. Speaker of Lok Sabha
    2. Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
    3. Prime Minister
    4. Vice President

    Answer : 1)
  1. Who among the following was given the title ‘Quaid-i-Azam’?    

    1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
    2. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
    3. Mahatma Gandhi
    4. Jawaharlal Nehru

    Answer : 2)
  1. In which year did the Indian Premier League (IPL) start?    

    1. 2002
    2. 2008
    3. 2010
    4. 2004

    Answer : 2)
  1. When was Indian Super League  started?    

    1. 2015
    2. 2014
    3. 2012
    4. 2013

    Answer : 4)
  1. UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) elected _________ to the 18-member committee ‘CESCR’ for the Asia Pacific seat in 2018.    

    1. Chandrashekhar Dasgupta
    2. Preeti Saran
    3. Arundhati Ghosh
    4. Shashi Tharoor

    Answer : 2)
  1. Burma became independent soverign republic in the year _____.  
     
    1. 1948
    2. 1946
    3. 1962
    4. 1950

    Answer : 1)
    SSC CGL- 2018- 12-June-Shift-2 – General Awareness
  1. Which country in the world has the largest number of international borders?  
     
    1. India
    2. China
    3. Pakistan
    4. Nepal

    Answer : 2)
  1. Which instrument is used to measure blood pressure?    

    1. Glucometer
    2. Sphygmomanometer
    3. Lactometer
    4. Thermometer

    Answer : 2)
  1. Catriona Gray of _____  was crowned Miss Universe in 2018.    

    1. Spain
    2. Brazil
    3. Philippines
    4. Venezuela

    Answer : 3)

25. Under which article of the Constitution of India can members of the Anglo Indian community be nominated to the Lok Sabha by the President?  
 
1. 342
2. 331
3. 326
4. 330

Answer : 2)


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