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General Awareness questions Staff Selection Commission

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SSC General Awareness Solved Previous questions (Asked on 28/10/2012)



1. "Supply creates its own demand" is the

a. Law of Demand
b. Law of Supply
c. Law of Market
d. Law of Demand and Supply




2. Ghandhi is known as

a. Marxist
b. Fabianist
c. Philosophical anarchist
d. Radical anarchist




3. Indian Federalism is close to

a. Canada
b. USA
c. Nigeria
d. Australia




4. Fundamental Rights are enshrined in which Part of the Indian Constitution ?

a. Part 1V
b. Part 11
c. Part 111
d. Part V




5. Which Article of the Indian Constitution provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir ?

a. 370
b. 371
c. 369
d. 390




6. The origin of Indian music could be traced back to which of the following Vedic Samhitas ?

a. Rig Veda
b. Atharva Veda
c. Sama Veda
d. Yajur Veda




7. The First Anglo-Maratha War came to an end by the treaty of

a. Salbai
b. Purandar
c. Surat
d. Bassein




8. Which of the following geomorphical pairs is not correct ?

a. Delta - River
b. Sinkholes - Wind
c. Cirque - Glacier
d. Tombolo - Wave




9. Siderite is an ore of

a. Aluminium
b. Iron
c. Tin
d. Copper




10. Common cold is caused by

a. Protozoa
b. Unicellular algae
c. Virus
d. Bacteria




11. Stilt roots are present in

a. Mango
b. China rose
c. Banyan
d. Maize

Answer: d. Maize



12. Which pairs of structures are usually found in both plant and animal cells ?

a. Endoplasmic reticulum and cell membrane
b. Cell membrane and cell wall
c. Cell wall and nucleus
d. Nucleus and chloroplast




13. Which of the following are homologous organs ?

a. Skin of crocodile and feather of birds
b. Forelimb of horse and man
c. Wings of insects and birds
d. Tail of fish and cat




14. Which of the following algae is being used in space research ?

a. Chlamydomonas
b. Chlorella
c. Hydrodictyon
d. Cladophora




15. Which of the following is not a green house gas ?

a. Chlorofluorocarbon
b. Carbon dioxide
c. Ethane
d. Water vapour




16. Fullerene, a newly discovered crystalline carbon allotrope contains

a. 60 C atoms
b. 40 C atoms
c. 100 C atoms
d. 80 C atoms




17. The metal which is protected by a layer of its own oxide is

a. Aluminium
b. Silver
c. Gold
d. Iron




18. Filaria is caused by

a. Ascaris lumbricoides
b. Entamoeba histolytica
c. Wuchereria bancrofti
d. Plasmodium vivax




19. Who is the Chief of Indian Army ?

a. Gen. V.K. Singh
b. Gen. Bikram Singh
c. Gen. J.J. Singh
d. Gen.Dalbir Singh




20. Who among the following Indian Prime Ministers received "NISHAN-E-PAKISTAN", the highest civilian award in Pakistan ?

a. Atal Behari Vajpayee
b. Indira Gandhi
c. Moraji Desai
d. Rajiv Gandhi




21. Which Country won the Gold in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament in 2012 ?

a. Argentina
b. India
c. New Zealand
d. South Korea




22. Where is Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports ?

a. Patiala
b. Gwalior
c. Kolkata
d. Pune




23. Mullaperiyar Dam is a disputed issue between

a. Kerala and Tamil Nadu
b. Kerala and Karnataka
c. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
d. Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu




24. Smt. Margaret Alva is the Governor of

a. Gujarat
b. Sikkim
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Uttarakhand




25. The Union Territory of Puducherry does not have a common border with

a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Kerala
c. Karnataka
d. Tamil Nadu

Answer: c. Karnataka



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Geography general knowledge questions

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Frequently asked Geography general knowledge questions about India


1. What is the total area of India ?
Answer: 3.28 million square kilometer (3,287,782)


2. What is the percentage of India's area with respect to world's ?
Answer: 2.42 %


3. What is the Northern most Tip of India ?
Answer: Indira Col (Army point)


4. What is the Southern most point of India ?
Answer:  Indira Point (Pigmalion point)


5. What is the Southern most point of Indian main land ?
Answer:  Cape Camorin


6. What is the Eastern most point of India ?
Answer: Tri junction (meeting point of India, China and Myanmar)


7. What is the Western most point of India ?
Answer: Cori Point


* 8. What is the distance from north to south (India)?
Answer: 3,214


* 9. What is the distance from east to west (India)?
Answer: 2,933


* 10. What is the length of land frontier of India ?
Answer: 15,200


* 11. What is the length of coastline of India ?
Answer: 7516.6


12. Which is the second highest peak in the world ?
Answer: Mount K2 (Godwin Austin)



* important previously asked question
Did you know which Vitamin is used for ELISA test (AIDS) ?

Simple but Important GK questions: Vitamins

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Vitamins and Chemical Names


Vitamin A =>> Retinol

Vitamin B1 =>> Thiamine

Vitamin B3 =>> Niacin

Vitamin B5 =>> Pantothenic acid

Vitamin C =>> Ascorbic acid

Vitamin D =>> Calciferol

Vitamin E =>> Tocoferol

Vitamin K  =>>  Phylloquinone

Vitamin B2 =>> Riboflavin

Vitamin B7 =>> Biotin

* Vitamin B9  =>>  Folic acid 

* Vitamin B12  =>>  Cyanocobalamin




Frequently asked questions about Vitamins


* 1. The study of Vitamin is known as ?
Answer: Vitaminology


* 2. Which Vitamin is known as the anti-infective vitamin ?
Answer: Vitamin A


* 3. What is the source of Vitamin A in Leafy vegetables ?
Answer: Carotene


* 4. Which is the pigment giving yellow colour to Milk ?
Answer: Carotene


* 5. Which is the Vitamin giving yellow colour to Milk ?
Answer: Vitamin B2 


* 6. Unpolished rice is a rich source of which vitamin ?
Answer: Thiamine (Vitamin B1)


* 7. Which Vitamin is used for ELISA test (AIDS) ?
 Answer: Vitamin B7 (Biotin)


 * 8. Which Vitamin contains Cobalt ?
Answer: Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)


* 9. Which Vitamin helps to heal wound ?
Answer: Vitamin C


* 10. Which Vitamin helps in blood clotting ?
Answer: Vitamin K


* 11. Which Vitamin helps immunity of body ?
Answer: Vitamin C


* 12. Which is the first artificially synthesized Vitamin ?
Answer: Vitamin C



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Nobel prize 2012 : GK questions

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Nobel Prize Winners 0f 2012


1. Who are the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine ?
Answer: John Gurdon (Britain) , Shinya Yamanaka (For stem cell research)


2. Who are the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry ?
Answer: Robert J. Lefkowitz , Brian K. Kobilka (for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors)



3. Who are the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for physics ?
Answer: Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland


4. Who is the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature ?
Answer: Mo Yan (china)
 

5. Who is the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Peace ?
Answer: European Union


* 6. Who is the winners of 2012 Nobel Prize for Economics ?
Answer: Alvin E. Roth , Lloyd S. Shapley



More Important Gk Questions about Nobel Prize


1. In which year Nobel Prize instituted ?
Answer: 1901

2. In which year the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences was established ?
Answer: 1967 ( by Riksbank )


3. When did Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize ?
Answer: 1913

4. When did CV Raman won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: 1930

5. When did Har Gobind Khorana won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: 1968

6. When did Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize ?
Answer: 1979

7. When did Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the Nobel Prize ?
Answer: 1983

8. When did Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: 1998 (Welfare Economics)


9. Who is the first Woman to win Nobel Prize ?
Answer: Madam Curie (in 1903-Physics, in 1911-chemistry)

* Who is the First Muslim woman to win Nobel Prize ?
Answer: Shirin Ebadi

* 10. The city in which Nobel Prize (except Peace prize) are awarded ?
Answer: Stockholm

* 11. The city in which Nobel Prize for Peace is awarded ?
Answer: Oslo (Norway)

* 12. Who is the first political leader to receive Nobel Prize for Literature ?
Answer: Winston Churchill



* 13. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Physics ?
Answer: Wilhem Roentgen

* 14. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Chemistry ?
Answer: Jacobus Vant Hoff

* 15. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Medicine ?
Answer: Emil Von Behring

* 16. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Literature ?
Answer: Rene Sully Prudhomme

* 17. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Peace ?
Answer: Henri Dunant , Frederic Passy

18. Who is the first person to get Nobel Prize for Economics ?
Answer: Ragner Frisch , Jan Tinbergen


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Important Gk years

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Years updated in October

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Years updated in September


46. When did Indian Railway Nationalised ?
Answer: in 1951 


47. When did Sriranga Pattanam Treaty Signed ?
Answer: in 1792 


48. In which year Paralympic games officially started ?
Answer: in 1960


49. In which year American Declaration Of Independence signed ?
Answer: in 1776


50. In which year Magna carta signed ?
Answer: in 1215 


51. In which year Right To Information Act came into effect?
Answer: in 2005 October 12


52. In which year National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) founded ?
Answer: in 1992


53. In which year Kyoto Protocol signed ?
Answer: in 1997


54. In which year Kyoto Protocol work on effect ?
Answer: in 2005


55. In which year Microsoft founded ?
Answer: in 1975


56. In which year Red cross started ?
Answer: in 1863


57. In which year Red cross started in India ?
Answer: in 1920


58. In which year Synod of Diamper (Synod of Udayamperoor) happened ?
Answer: in 1599


59.In which year Goa  Liberated from Portuguese ?
Answer: in 1961


60. In which year Goa  state formed ?
Answer: in 1987


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Important Gk years

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Years updated


Its a weekly report of Learn a Important "Year" Everyday programme.
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Years updated in July


16. When did Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Started ?
Answer: in 1992


17. When did SAF games started?
Answer: in 1984


18. When did Greenpeace formed ?
Answer: in 1971


19. When were the first Ancient Olympics Started ?
Answer: in BC 776


20. When were the first Modern Olympics Started ?
Answer: in 1896


21. When did Rapid Action Force (RAF) Formed ?
Answer: in 1992


22. When did Dr. Ambedkar Foundation established ?
Answer: in 1992


23. When did CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) formed ?
Answer: in 1963 April 1


24. When was The first battle of Tarain fought ?
Answer: in 1191


25. When did Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1913


26. When did CV Raman won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1930


27. When did Har Gobind Khorana won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1968


28. When did Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1979


29. When did Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1983


30. When did Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: in 1998


Years updated in September

Years updated in October

frequently asked gk years

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Years updated in September

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Its a weekly report of Learn a Important "Year" Everyday programme.
Studying Year is very difficult that's why we started An Important Year A Day programme. These questions include Previously asked years, Frequently asked years, Important years for competitive exams.


Years updated in July

Years updated in August


31. When did saka era started ?
Answer: AD 78


32. When did Project Tiger Scheme started in India ?
Answer: in 1973


33. When did NSG (National Security Guards) formed in India ?
Answer: in 1984


34. When did the Chauri-Chaura incident happened ?
Answer: in 1922


35. When did arya samaj founded ?
Answer: in 1875


36. When did Prarthana samaj founded ?
Answer: in 1867


37. When did brahmo samaj founded ?
Answer: in 1828


38. When did Sati Abolished in India ?
Answer: in 1829


39. When did Chernobyl disaster happened ?
Answer: in 1986 April 26


40. When did Saka Calendar Adopted as the National Calendar of India ?
Answer: in 1957


41. When did Rajdhani Express Started it's maiden journey ?
Answer: in 1969


42. When did Dowry Prohibition Act was passed in India ?
Answer: in 1961


43. When did the Voting age was reduced from 21 years to 18 years in India ?
Answer: in 1988


44. When did Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System?
Answer: in 1986


45. When did International Atomic Energy Agency formed ?
Answer: in 1957 


Years updated in October

National Wildlife Sanctuaries and National parks in India

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sanctuaries, Bird Sanctuary and states are frequently asked questions for upsc, psc,bank clerk, RRB and ibps exams .

* Wild Ass Sanctuary is situated in Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

1. Gir National Park is situated in Gujarat

2. Sariska is situated in Alwar, Rajasthan

3. Ghana Bird Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

4. Darraha Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

5. Mt. Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

6. Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Rajasthan

7. Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Hazaribag, Jarkhand

8. Mudhumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

9. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Idukki, Kottayam, Kerala

10. National Chambal (Gharial) Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh

11. Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Uttar Pradesh

12. Bankatna Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Uttar Pradesh
 13. Nanda Devi Musk Deer Park is situated in Uttarakhand (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

14. Corbett National Park is situated in Nainital, Uttarakahnd

15. Bondla Game Sanctuary is situated in Goa

16. Mollem Game Sanctuary is situated in Goa

17. Cottigao Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Goa

18. Sunderbans National Park is situated in West Bengal (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

19. Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Assam (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

20. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Assam (included in UNESCO World Heritage List)

21. Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

22. Salim Ali National Park is situated in Jammu & Kashmir
 23. Nagarhole National Park (Rajiv Gandhi National Park) is situated in Karnataka

24. Bandipur National Park is situated in Karnataka

* 25. Kanha National Park is situated in Madhya Pradesh

* 26. Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Chattisgarh

* 27. Gandhisagar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Madhya Pradesh



* newly updated

Did you know Name of the train running between India and Bangladesh ?

Freedom fighter: Dadabhai Naoroji

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Important GK questions about Dadabhai Naoroji


Studying the answers given below are so simple, don't forget to study the questions too


1. Who is the founder of East India Association ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji 


2. Who is the father of Indian politics ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


3. Who is the father of Indian economics ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji 


4. Who is the father of Indian Politics ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji 


5. Who is the creator of Drain theory ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji 


6. Who is the creator of Brain Drain theory ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji 


7. Who is the first Indian elected to British parliament ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


8. Who coined the name Indian National Congress (INC) ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


9. Who used the word 'Swaraj' firstly ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


10. Who is the first Indian calculated the national Income ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


11. Who was the Second President of Indian National Congress ?
 Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


12. Who has the nick name "Grand old man of India" ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji


13. Who wrote the book "Poverty and Un-British Rule in India" ?
Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji
14. What is the name of news paper started by Dadabhai Naoroji ?
Answer: Voice of India


Did you know Which is the train runs in India for commemorate the birth centenary of Mother Teresa ?



General Knowledge Quiz: 1857 Rebellion

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All important General knowledge Quiz questions about First War of Indian Independence (Indian Rebellion of 1857 or Sepoy Mutiny)


* 1. Who was the first martyr of revolt of 1857?
Answer: Mangal Pandey

* 2. Who was the Sargent shot dead by Mangal Pandey ?
Answer: Major Hudson

3. Who gave the name "First War of Indian Independence" to rebellion of 1857 ?
Answer: V.D Savarkar  (VD Savarkar airport is situated in Portblair)

4. Who wrote the book "Indian War of Independence" ?
Answer: V.D. Savarkar

* 5. Which British historian described the revolt of 1857 as Sepoy Mutiny ?
Answer: John Lawrence, Earl Stanley

6. What is the real name of Jhansi Rani Lakshmi Bai ?
Answer: Manikarnika

* 7. Who was the commander captured Jhansi ?
Answer: Hugh Rose


8. Who became the King of Delhi after Indian Rebellion of 1857 ?
Answer: Bahadur Shah II (the last Mughal emperor, exiled in Rangoon)


9. Who called 1857 Revolt as "neither first nor national war of Independence" ?
 Answer: R.C Majumdar

* 10. Who wrote the book 'Great rebellion' ?
Answer: Ashok Meta


Place and the leaders of Rebellion


* Barakpore  =>>  Mangal Pandey

Delhi  =>>  Bahadur Shah II , Bhakth Khan

Kanpur  =>> Nana Sahib

Lucknow  =>>  Begum Hazrat Mahal

Gwalior  =>>  Tantya Tope

 Jhansi  =>>   Rani Lakshmi Bai


* newly updated
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