GK Questions and Answers for SSC Exam

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We have prepared a set of only most important GK questions for SSC exams. The Staff Selection Commission conducts many recruitment exams including SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC JHT, SSC JE, SSC Constable GD, Stenographer Grade C & D etc. These questions are truly useful while solving General awareness section of SSC exam.

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Question: Where is Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research located?

Ans: Tamil Nadu

Question: Who was the first Indian to receive Nobel Prize?

Ans: Nath Tagore

Question: Who is the author of Mahabharata?

Ans: Vedvyas

Question: In which year Bengal was reunited?

Ans: 1911

Question: Who is the Femina Miss India winner of 2015?

Ans: Aditi Arya

Question: What is the maximum gap between two sessions of a Parliament?

Ans: 6 months

Question: On which river is Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) built?

Ans: Naramada River

Question: Where is the headquaters of UNESCO located?

Ans: Paris, France

Question: World’s largest desert-

Ans: Sahara Desert

Question: Who is Miss World 2014?

Ans: Rolene Strauss

Question: Who written the book “India of my dreams”?

Ans: Mahatma Gandhi

Question: What is the Full form of SEBI?

Ans: Securities and Exchange Board of India

Question: Which state has the largest coastline in India?

Ans: Gujrat

Question: 2014 Miss World Rollen Strauss hails from which country?

Ans: South Africa

Question: Who is known as Father of Indian Constitution?

Ans: B.R Ambedkar

Question: Which city is known as ‘Pink City’?

Ans: Jaipur

Question: Which element is the highest conductor of electricity?

Ans: Silver

Question: Which monument is called the ‘National Monument of India’?

Ans: India Gate

Question: Who is called Father of Economics?

Ans: Adam Smith

Question: What is the Manchester of south India called?

Ans: Coimbatore

Question: Which animal breathes through the skin?

Ans: Frog

Question: In which game is the word “roll-in” used?

Ans: Hockey

Question: Which event is the oldest football event in india?

Ans: Durand Cup

Question: Which Governor General was associated with Doctrine of Lapse?

Ans: Lord Dalhousie

Question: Who founded the “Swarajya Dal”?

Ans: Chittaranjan Das

Question: Arya Samaj was funded by-

Ans: Swami Vivekanand

Question: Which Indian person was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in the year 2014

Ans: Kailash Satyarthi

Question: What are IC chips in computers usually made of?

Ans: Silicon

Question: Which is the warm ocean current?

Ans: Gulf Stream

Question: Who invented the contact lens?

Ans: Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick

Question: Which gland is responsible for the secretion of Insulin?

Ans: Pancreas

Question: In which state is Asia’s first underground hydroelectric project located?

Ans: Himachal Pradesh

Question: First general elections were held in which year?

Ans: 1951

Question: In which state is the Bandhavgarh National Park?

Ans: Madhya Pradesh

Question: Who appoints the chairman of UPSC?

Ans: President

Question: Which was invented by Isaac Newton?

Ans: Reflecting telescope

Question: Who was the first chairman of Planning Commission?

Ans: Jawahar Lal Nehru

Question: Which is the national fruit of Bangladesh?

Ans: Jackfruit

Question: Which is a land locked sea?

Ans: Aral Sea

Question: Which is NOT a function of kidney ?

Ans: Production of antibodies

Question: Largest fresh water lake of the world is-

Ans: Lake Superior

Question: Which State of India has the largest reserves of monazite, with a high thorium content ?

Ans: Kerala

Question: Which is the largest river basin in India?

Ans: Ganga Basin

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Question: Which U.S. President has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize-2002?

Ans: Jimmy Carter

Question: Colour of the Urine is yellow because of-

Ans: Urochrome

Question: Who is the author of the book “Life of Pi” ?

Ans: Yann Martel

Question: Which soil is best suited for cotton?

Ans: Regur

Question: Which State in India, has given the highest number of Deputy Prime Ministers ?

Ans: Gujarat

Question: Which article is related to the special status of Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans: Article 270

Question: Who gave the slogan “Inquilab Zindabad”?

Ans: Bhagat Singh

Question: By whom is the speaker of Lok Sabha elected?

Ans: All the members of Lok Sabha

Question: In which year was the World Bank established?

Ans: 1944

Question: Which disease is caused by the bite of a mad dog?

Ans: Hydrophobia

Question: Which word was added to the Preamble by the 42nd Constitution Amendment, 1976

Ans: Secular

Question: Which city is the Silicon valley of India?

Ans: Bengaluru

Question: In which city was India’s first steel project esatablished?

Ans: Jamshedpur

Question: Baking soda is also is known as-

Ans: Sodium Bicarbonate

Question: In which Indian state is the Srirangapatnam Fort located?

Ans: Karnataka

Question: The ph of lemon juice is expected to be-

Ans: less than 7

Question: Water in plants is transported by

Ans: Xylem

Question: Who was the Captain of the West Indies team that was defeated by the Indian Cricket team in 1983 to win the Prudential World Cup

Ans: Clive Lloyd

Question: The Nalanda University was founded by-

Ans: Kumara Gupta

Question: Nagarjuna Sagar Dam was established in which year?

Ans: 1967

Question: Who was the first Woman President of Congress?

Ans: Annie Besant

Question: Which Indian State government has bought the Ambedkar House located in London?

Ans: Maharashtra

Question: Which country is the leading producer of Uranium?

Ans: Canada

Question: Where is Koyna Dam located?

Ans: Maharashtra

Question: Gobar gas contains mainly-

Ans: Methane

Question: The Indian Wild Ass (GhorKhur) is found in

Ans: The Rann of Kuchh

Question: Who was the first woman to scale the Mount Everest?

Ans: Bachhendri Pal

Question: What is Article 356 of the Indian Constitution?

Ans: Implementing the President’s rule in the state

Question: Which day is celebrated as Worls Environment Day?

Ans: 5th June

Question: How many months of a year, according to the Gregorian calendar, have been named after Roman emperors ?

Ans: Two Months

Question: Who has been called Napoleon of India?

Ans: Samudragupta

Question: Gamma rays can cause

Ans: Gene Mutation

Question: Which gland is both exocrine and endocrine?

Ans: Pancreas

Question: Which metal is used for generation of Nuclear Power?

Ans: Uranium

Question: What is the ratio of RBC to WBC

Ans: 600:1

Question: Bleaching powder is used in drinking water as a/an-

Ans: Disinfectant

Question: Which state has smallest land area?

Ans: Goa

Question: Who pioneered Khilafat Movement?

Ans: Ali Brothers

Question: Which river originates at Amarkantak?

Ans: Narmada

Question: Which planet is known as the Earth’s twin?

Ans: Venus

Question: The Finance Commission is constituted under article…… of the constitution of India.

Ans: Article 280

Question: In which state was the Panchayati Raj first introduced?

Ans: Rajasthan

Question: Which state has the largest waste land area?

Ans: Jammu Kashmir

Question: In which year Delhi became the capital of India?

Ans: 1911

Question: Maximum strength of Rajya Sabha-

Ans: 250


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