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SSC General Knowledge (GK)

101) Among the following places, the average annual rainfall is highest at :
A) Chennai
B) Kolkata
C) Shillong
D) Thiruvananthapuram

102) Among the following Presidents of India, who was also the Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement for some period?
A) Giani Zail Singh
B) Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma
C) Varahagiri Venkatagiri
D) Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

103) Among the following rivers, which one is the longest?
A) Godavari
B) Krishna
C) Mahanadi
D) Narmada

104) Among the following States of India, which one has the oldest rock formations in the country?
A) Assam
B) Bihar
C) Karnataka
D) Uttar Pradesh

105) Among the following States, which one has the largest forest area?
A) Gujarat
B) Karnataka
C) Odisha
D) Tamil Nadu

106) Among the following Union Territories of India, which one has the largest size?
A) Pondicherry
B) Lakshadweep
C) Daman and Diu
D) Chandigarh

107) Among the following, who is given the credit of carrying Jainism in South India?
A) Indrabhuti
B) Bhadrabahu
C) Sthulabhadra
D) Sudharmana

108) Among the four works mentioned below which one is encyclopaedic in nature?
A) Siddhantasiromani
B) Ashtangahrdaya
C) Brhat Samhita
D) Amarakosa

109) Among the reasons for disguised unemployment in the rural areas is :
A) choice of a heavy industry model for economic development
B) low levels of technological development in the country
C) heavy pressure of population along with slow implementation of land reforms
D) high illiteracy rate

110) Among the remedies of inflation we cannot include:
A) better capacity utilisation
B) lowering bank rate
C) reducing budgetary deficit
D) an efficient public distribution system

111) Among the Union Territories which has the highest literacy rate?
A) Lakshadweep
B) Pondicherry
C) Delhi
D) Daman and Diu

112) Amongst the currency quotes USD/JPY, USD/Euro and USD/CAD, which one of the following is referred as the base currency for quotes?
A) US $
C) Euro

113) Amongst the following Indian States which one has the minimum total forest cover?
A) Sikkim
B) Goa
C) Haryana
D) Kerala

114) Amongst the following, who cooperated with Raja Ram Mohan Roy in the implementation of his educational programmes?
A) Henri Derozio
B) William Jones
C) David Hare
D) Dwarkanath Tagore

115) Amount of water vapour (gaseous) in a given volume of air (Cubic Meter) is known as ?
A) Specific Humidity
B) Absolute Humidity
C) Relative Humidity
D) Mixing Ratio

116) Amravati, Bhavani, Hemavati and Kabini are tributaries of which one of the following rivers?
A) Mahanadi
B) Godavari
C) Cauvery
D) Krishna

117) Amritsar and Shimla are almost on the same latitude, but their climate difference is due to:
A) the difference in their altitudes
B) their distance from sea
C) snowfall in Shimla
D) pollution in Amritsar

118) An ad valorem duty is a tax on the basis of?
A) The unit of the commodity
B) The advertisement expenditure
C) The price of a commodity
D) None of these

119) An alloy used in making heating elements for electric heating devices is:
A) Solder
B) Alloysteel
C) Nichrome
D) German Silver

120) An atom of an element with mass number 23 and atomic number 11 will have:
A) 11 neutrons, 12 protons and 11 electrons
B) 11 protons, 12 neutrons and 11 electrons
C) 11 protons, 12 electrons and 11 neutrons
D) 23 protons and 11 electrons

121) An eardrum is absent in
A) turtles
B) tuatara
C) toads
D) snakes

122) An economy is in equilibrium when
A) Planned consumption exceeds planned saving
B) Planned consumption exceeds planned investment
C) Intended investment equals intended saving
D) Intended investment exceeds intended saving

123) An election to fill a vacancy in the office of Vice-President occurring by reason of his death, resignation or removal, has to be held:
A) within six months of the occurence of the vacancy
B) within a year of the occurrence of the vacancy
C) as soon as possible after the occurrence of the vacancy
D) after the expiration of the term if the remaining period is less than three months

124) An element that does not occur in nature but can be produced artificially is:
A) Thorium
B) Radium
C) Plutonium
D) Uranium

125) An element which does not react with oxygen is
A) Chlorine
B) Iodine
C) Helium
D) Nitrogen

126) An essential attribute of inflation is:
A) fall in production
B) increase in prices
C) absence of black market
D) presence of black market

127) An increase in the quantity supplied suggests?
A) a rightward shift of the supply curve
B) a leftward shift of the supply curve
C) a movement up along the supply curve
D) a movement down the supply curve

128) An instrument that measures and records the relative humidity of air is
A) Hydrometer
B) Hygrometer
C) Lactometer
D) Barometer

129) An ordinance promulagated by the President:
A) will lapse automatically after 2months
B) will lapse on the expiration of 6 weeks from the meeting of the Parliament
C) will automatically become a law after 6 months
D) will continue to be in force till it is superseded by an Act of the Parliament

130) An ordinance promulagated by the President:
A) will lapse automatically after 2months
B) will lapse on the expiration of 6 weeks from the meeting of the Parliament
C) will automatically become a law after 6 months
D) will continue to be in force till it is superseded by an Act of the Parliament

131) Angular momentum is equal to
A) moment of inertia x angular velocity
B) mass angular x velocity
C) linear velocity x angular velocity
D) mass linear x velocity

132) Animals adapted to life in air are called
A) arboreal
B) cursorial
C) volant
D) fossorial

133) Anti-Sexual Harassment Law (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 came into force in India to protect
A) Women at workplace
B) Transgenders (male)
C) Child abuse
D) Live-in-partners

134) Any dispute regarding the violation of Fundamental Rights can be presented :
A) in the Supreme Court only
B) in the High Court only
C) either in the Supreme Court or in the High Court
D) first in the Supreme Court and then in the High Court

135) Appointment of the members of the Council of Ministers is made by the President:
A) on the advice of the Prime Minister
B) in his own discretion
C) on the advice of the Vice- President
D) on the basis of election results

136) Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in:
A) Kashmir
B) Nepal
C) Baluchistan
D) Myanmar

137) Aravalli ranges are an example of:
A) straight mountains
B) block mountains
C) residual mountains
D) volcanic mountains

138) Architectural developments In India manifested themselves in their full glory during the period of the:
A) Guptas
B) Nandas
C) Mauryas
D) Cholas

139) Are the Directive Principles enforceable in the Courts?
A) Yes
B) No
C) Some of them
D) None of these

140) Argon gas was discovered by:
A) William Ramsay
B) Cavendish
C) John Davy
D) Alfred Werner

141) Arrange the following cities in decreasing order of the rainfall they receive from the south-west monsoons in summer months: (1) Allahabad, (2) Kolkata, (3) Delhi, (4) Patna.
A) 2, 4, 1, 3
B) 3, 1, 4, 2
C) 1, 4, 3, 2
D) 2, 4, 3, 1

142) Arrange the following hill ranges in order from north to south: (1) Nallamala Hills, (2) Nilgiri, (3) Anaimalai, (4) Cardamon Hills

143) Arrange the following hills of southern India from north to south: (1) Nilgiri, (2) Cardamom, (3) Nallamala, (4) Anaimalai.
A) 3-1-4-2
B) 4-3-1-2
C) 1-3-4-2
D) 1-2-3-4

144) Arrange the following Himalayan peaks in order as they occur from west to east: (1) Kanchenjunga, (2) Mt. Everest, (3) Nanda Devi, (4) Dhaulagiri

145) Arrange the following Presidents in chronological order(from first to last):(a) Dr. Zakir Hussain (b) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (c) Shri R. Venkatraman (d) Shri K. R. Narayanan ?
A) a, b, c, d
B) b, a, d, c
C) a, c, d, b
D) c, a, b, d

146) Arrange the following ranges in order as they occur from north to south: (1) Pir Panjal, (2) Karakoram, (3) Zanskar, (4) Ladakh

147) Arrange the following rivers from South to North: (1) Cauvery, (2) Krishna, (3) Godavari, (4) Mahanadi.
A) 1, 3, 2, 4
B) 3, 4, 1, 2
C) 2, 4, 3, 1
D) 1, 2, 3, 4

148) Arrange the following rivers in descending order of their length: (1) Ravi, (2) Cauvery, (3) Sutlej, (4) Yamuna.
A) 1, 2, 4, 3
B) 3, 4, 1, 2
C) 4, 3, 2, 1
D) 1, 2, 3, 4

149) Article 14 guarantees equality before law and equal protection of law to :
A) all persons living within the territory of India
B) all Indian citizens living in India
C) all persons domiciled in India
D) all persons natural as well as artificial

150) Article 243 of the Constitution of India inserted by a Constitutional Amendment deals with which of the following?
A) Extending the benefits of Reservation on the basis of Mandal Commission Recommendations
B) Land reforms
C) To include Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali in the list of official languages
D) Panchayti Raj system