SSC CGL 2017 – General Knowledge Quiz – Set 9

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01. Consider the following statements:
1. Dayanand Saraswati founded the Arya Samaj in 1875.
2. The Arya Samaj repudiated the authority of the caste
3. Dayanand Sarswati was born in a Brahman family.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
(A) 1, 2 and 3 (B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 2 and 3 only (D) 1 and 3 only
02. The doctrines of “non-violence” and “civil disobedience”
associated with Mahatma Gandhi were influenced by the works of
(A) Churchill-Irwin-Tolstoy
(B) Ruskin-Tolstoy-Thoreau
(C) Thoreau-Hume-Shaw
(D) Cripps-Tolstoy-Howes
03. Consider the following passage:
It urged people to resign from government offices, shun the
British law-courts, withdraw from schools and colleges and boycott the
elections. On the other hand, there was a campaign for using indigenous goods,
especially khadi or homespun cloth.
Which movement does the above passage relate to?
(A) Swadeshi
(B) Non-cooperation
(C) Civil Disobedience
(D) Quit India
04. Which one among the following was not a programme
adopted by the Congress while launching the non-cooperation movement?
(A) Surrender of titles and honorary offices, resignation
from nominated seats in local bodies, boycott of the official and semi official
(B) Withdrawal of children from government schools and
(C) Boycott of elections, foreign goods and government
(D) Refusal to pay the revenues to the government
05. The Chola kings were ruling over
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Andhra
(C) Kerala (D) Bengal
06. Why was the Simon Commission boycotted by the Indians?
(A) It did not include any Indian as a member
(B) It did not have any woman member
(C) It was appointed before the stipulated time
(D) It refused to meet prominent Indian leaders
07. Who was the first Indian to become member of British
(A) W.C. Bannerjee
(B) Behramji M. Malabari
(C) D.N. Wacha
(D) Dadabhai Naoroji
08. Fahien’s mission to India was to
(A) Learn about the administrative system of the Gupta kings
(B) Understand the social position of women during the Gupta
(C) Visit the Buddhist institutions and to collect copies of
Buddhist manuscripts
(D) Get full knowledge about the condition of peasants
during the period of Gupta kings
09. Which British Military Officer defeated Tipu Sultan in
India, Napolean Bonaparte in Europe and eventually became the Duke of
(A) Arthur Wellesley
(B) Robert Clive
(C) Warren Hastings
(D) Richard Wellesley
10. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, the Mahabhasya of Patanjali
and the Kashika Vritti of Jayaditya deal with
(A) Principles of Law
(B) Principle of Phonetics
(C) Principles of Grammar
(D) Principle of Linguistics
11. On the tributary of which river has Rihand Dam been constructed?
(A) Chambal (B) Yamuna
(C) Son (D) Periyar
12. The length of India’s coastline is about
(A) 4900 kms (B) 5700 kms
(C) 7500 kms (D) 8300 kms
13. Which one among the following is the most important
reason behind the prevalence of extreme type of climate in different parts of
(A) The long latitudinal extent
(B) The east-west alignment of the Himalayas
(C) The peninsular location of the country
(D) The significant variation in altitude
14. Why western coast of India receives heavy rainfall but
the Deccan Plateau receives very little?
(A) The Deccan Plateau is situated on the beeward side of
the Western Ghats
(B) The region is simply bypassed by the south-west monsoon
(C) There is lack of high mountains in the Deccan Plateau
(D) There is weak low pressure belt
15. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
(A) Kandla is a tidal part
(B) Cochin part is located at the entrance of a lagoon
(C) Chennai is a natural harbour
(D) Visakhapatnam is the deepest landlocked port in India
16. Which one of the following countries does not border
Lake Victoria?
(A) Kenya (B) Tanzania
(C) Uganda (D) Zambia
17. Which one of the following zones of the atmosphere is
rich in ozone gas?
(A) Mesosphere (B) Troposphere
(C) Stratosphere (D) Ionosphere
18. Which one of the following is the first National Park established
in India?
(A) Bandipur (B) Corbett
(C) Velavadar (D) Periyar
19. Which one of the following lakes in the India has the
highest water salinity?
(A) Dal (B) Chilika
(C) Wular (D) Sambhar
20. In which one of the following islands of India is an active
volcano found?
(A) Car Nicobar Island
(B) Nancowry Island
(C) Barren Island
(D) Maya Bunder Island
21.Which one of the following is advance grants made by the
House of People in respect of the estimated expenditure for a part of the
ensuing financial year, pending the regular passage of the budget?
(A) Supplementary grants
(B) Special grants
(C) Vote on credit
(D) Vote on account
22. Which of the following statements are correct?
The attorney general of India
1. must have the qualifications as that required by a judge
of the supreme court.
2. enjoys the same privileges and immunities as the members
of Parliament.
3. has the right of audience in all courts of India .
4. his salaries and expenses are charged on the Consolidated
Fund of India.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 3 and 4
(D) 2 and 4
23. Who among the following Prime Ministers of India never
had to seek trust vote (vote of confidence) from the Lok Sabha?
(A) Indira Gandhi
(B) P.V. Narasimha Rao
(C) H.D. Devegowda
(D) Manmohan Singh
24.Who among the following Prime Ministers of India has not
presented the budget?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Morarji Desai
(C) Indira Gandhi
(D) Rajeev Gandhi
25. The Parliament is entitled to enact a law of preventive
detention for reasons connected with.
(A) defence (B) foreign affairs
(C) security of India

(D) all the above
01: (B)
02: (B)
03: (B)
04: (D)
05: (A)
06: (A)
07: (D)
08: (B)
09: (A)
10: (A)
11: (C)
12: (C)
13: (B)
14: (A)
15: (C)
16: (D)
17: (C)
18: (B)
19: (D)
20: (C)
21: (D)
22: (A)
23: (A)
24: (B)
25: (D)


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