SSC CGL- 2018- 7-June – General Awareness

SSC CGL- 2018

SSC CGL- 2018- 7-June – General Awareness

  1. ___________codified the first two laws of thermodynamics and deduced that the absolute zero of temperature is −273.15°C. He was honoured for this with the naming of the Kelvin temperature scale.    

    1. Robert Hooke
    2. William Thomson
    3. William Crookes
    4. Luis Alvarez

    Answer : 2)
  1. Who decides on the issue related to the disqualification of a Member of Lok Sabha under Tenth Schedule?    

    1. Speaker
    2. Prime Minister
    3. Vice President
    4. President

    Answer:  1)
  1. The Suri king ______ was defeated by Humayun to regain his kingdom.  
     
    1. Sikandar Suri
    2. Mahmood Suri
    3. Sher Shah Suri
    4. Bahalol Suri

    Answer : 1)
  1.  In March 2019, a science teacher from rural Kenya named _____ won the prestigious Global Teacher Prize 2019, worth $1 million, which honours the world’s best teacher.    

    1. Peter Tabichi
    2. Andria Zafirakou
    3. Hanan Al Hroub
    4. Nancie Atwell

    Answer : 1)
  1. Who invented the atomic battery in 1912?    

    1. Henry Moseley
    2. Benjamin Franklin
    3. Louis Pasteur
    4. Alessandro Volta

    Answer : 1)
  1. ________ is an important road link between Srinagar on one side and Kargil and Leh on the other side.    

    1. Muling La
    2. Zoji La
    3. Shipki La
    4. Qara Tag La

    Answer : 2)
  1. Brazilian physicist and astronomer ______was awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize, worth $1.4 million, for his work blending science and spirituality.    

    1. Nicolaus Copernicus
    2. Charles Messier
    3. Marcelo Gleiser
    4. Edwin Hubble

    Answer : 3)
  1. What does the Lorenz Curve indicate?    

    1. Relationship between the price of a certain commodity and its demand
    2. Taxable income elasticity
    3. Rate of employment
    4. Income distribution

    Answer : 4)
  1. Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a multi-sport event held every ____ years among athletes from all over Asia.    

    1. six
    2. five
    3. three
    4. four

    Answer : 4)
  1. The maximum number of nominated members to Lok Sabha is ____.    

    1. 4
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 1

    Answer : 2)
  1. Flying Officer _____ of the Indian Air Force (IAF) created history by becoming the first Indian woman to fly her first solo fighter flight in a Russian made MiG-21 fighter.    

    1. Anjali Gupta
    2. Mohana Singh
    3. Avani Chaturvedi
    4. Bhawana Kanth

    Answer : 3)
  1. In March 2019, the Government of ____ launched the ‘Lose to Win’ programme to assist overweight employees shed extra kilos and adopt a healthy lifestyle.    

    1. UAE
    2. US
    3. Australia
    4. UK

    Answer : 1)
  1. The base financial year for the calculation of the all India Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is:    

    1. 2005-2006
    2. 2004-2005
    3. 2011-2012
    4. 2010-2011

    Answer : 3)
  1. _____ built the world famous Harmandar Sahib, popularly known as the Golden Temple in Amritsar.    

    1. Guru Arjan Dev
    2. Guru Ram Das
    3. Guru Siri Har Rai
    4. Guru Angad Dev

    Answer : 1)
  1. The deficiency of which nutrient causes night blindness ?    

    1. Vitamin A
    2. Vitamin C
    3. Vitamin K
    4. Proteins

    Answer : 1)

16. _______ won gold in the Men’s freestyle wrestling 65 kg category at the Dan Kolov 2019 wrestling event.

1. Sushil Kumar
2. Sandeep Tomar
3. Yogeshwar Dutt
4. Bajrang Punia

Answer : 4)

17. The Almatti dam project on the Krishna river was an issue between which states?    

1. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
2. Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
3. Karnataka and Goa
4. Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Answer : 2)

18. _____ is famous for outstanding specimen of Buddhist art and architecture, belonging to the period between the 3rd century B.C. and the 12th century A.D.    

1. Satna
2. Vidisha
3. Dewas
4. Sanchi

Answer : 4)

19. During whose reign did the Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang visit India?    
1. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
2. Harshavardhana
3. Samudragupta
4. Chandragupta I

Answer : 2)

20. ________was the first person to isolate methane gas. He discovered that methane mixed with air could be exploded using an electric spark.    

1. Alessandro Volta
2. William Thomson
3. Louis Pasteur
4. William Crookes

Answer : 1)

21. In March 2018, Indian actress ____ was named as the new ambassador of the international award-winning non-profit organisation, Educate Girls.    

1. Priyanka Chopra
2. Aishwarya Rai
3. Deepika Padukone
4. Katrina Kaif

Answer : 4)

22. Who was the fifth of the ten Sikh gurus?    

1. Guru Ramdas
2. Guru Arjan Dev
3. Guru Hargobind
4. Guru Angad

Answer : 2)

23. The Qutub Minar was named after the Sufi saint __________.    

1. Syed Waheed Ashraf
2. Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
3. Alauddin Sabir Kaliyari
4. Qutub-ud-Din Aibak

Answer : 2)

24. ‘Shifting cultivation’ is also known as ______ in north-east India.    

1. Ladang
2. Jhum
3. Logan
4. Chena

Answer : 2)
SSC CGL- 2018- 7-June – General Awareness

25. The theory that dinosaurs were driven to extinction by the aftermath of a large asteroid impact on Earth was given by _________.    

1. Wilhelm Röntgen
2. Henry Moseley
3. William Crookes
4. Luis Alvarez

Answer : 4)


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