GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS FOR SSC CGL SET 16

Here is another set of General awareness questions for SSC CGL exam with answers. These General Awareness questions can be asked in other competitive exams too.

GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS FOR SSC
1. The committee on financial Sector Reforms 2008, in India was headed by-
A.Bimal jalan
B.Raghu Ram Rajan
C.C. Rangarajan
D.M. Narsimham

2. As per Census 2011, the sex ratio (number of females per 1000 males) in India is-
A.925
B.947
C.916
D.940

3. The Planned development model of India was adopted in India from-
A.April 1,1951
B.August 15, 1947
C.Janaury 26, 1950
D.May 1, 16965

4. Which of the following is the chairman of the National Development council?
A.Prime Minister of India
B.Finance Minister of India
C.President of India
D.Vice-President of India

5. NREGA was renamed ‘MNREGA’ on-
A.October 2, 2007
B.February 2, 2008
C.October 2, 2009
D.October 2, 2010

6. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority was set up in India on-
A.April 2000
B.April 2001
C.April 2002
D.April 2003

7. Who is the author of the book ‘The Accumulation of Capital’?
A.Mrs. Joan Robinson
B.Adam Simth
C.Lord Maynard Keynes
D.None of the above

8. Kedar Valley disaster of June, 2013, was cause by heavy rains in the catchment area of a river, which was-
A.Alaknanda
B.Bhagirathi
C.Yamuna
D.Mandakini

9. Leakage of which of the following gases had caused the Bhopal Gas Tragedy?
A.Methyl Isocyanate
B.Carbon Mono-oxide
C.Nitric oxide
D.Sulphur dioxide

10. Minamata disease is caused due to-
A.Arsenic poisoning
B.Lead poisoning
C.Mercury poisoning
D.Cadmium poisoning

11. India’s first dedicated navigation satellite IRNSS – 1A was launched from-
A.Sriharikota
B.Ahmedabad
C.Thiruvananthpuram
D.Bengaluru

12. Who won the Gold Medal in the 20th (Glasgow) Commonwealth Games in 2014 in Wrestling in 74kg weight category?
A.Virendra Kumar
B.Sushil Kumar
C.Yogeshwar Dutt
D.Praveen Kumar

13. Who among the following scientists has been conferred upon ‘Bharat Ratna’ for the year 203?
A.K.L Mashelkar
B.G.P Rao
C.Hariharan Parthsarthi
D.C.N.R Rao

14. Great Himalayan National Park which has been accorded the UNESCO World Heritage site status, is located at-
A.Uttarakhand
B.Himachal Pradesh
C.Jammu-Kashmir
D.Nagaland

15. Where is the Headquarters of North-central railway zone situated?
A.Allahabad
B.Jabalpur
C.Bhopal
D.Delhi

16. In the Union Budget, 2014 the Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission has been called as-
A.Clean Ganga
B.Sacred Ganga
C.The Great Ganga
D.Namami Gange

17. According to the National Youth Policy 2014, the youths of which one of the following age groups will be benefitted?
A.15-29years
B.16-28years
C.15-22years
D.17-28years

18. International Day on Non violence is observed on-
A.December 10
B.January 30
C.October 2
D.March 23

19. The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” announced by the Union Government aims at-
A.Protecting the indigenous breed of cows
B.Developing high milk yielding cow breeds
C.curbing slaughtering of cattles
D.Eliminating Foot and Mouth disease in catles

20. POSCO act is related to-
A.Oil companies
B.Children
C.Civil servants
D.Oceans