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General Awareness Quiz for SSC CGL TIER 1

1. A tank is connected with 8 pipes, some of pipes are inlet and rest work as outlet. Each

of the inlet pipe can fill the tank in 8 hours, individually, while each of outlet pipe can empty it in 6 hours individually. If all the pipes are kept opened when the tank is full, it will take exactly 6 hours for the tank to empty. How many of these are inlet pipes?
A) 2 
B) 4 
C) 5 
D) 6
2. Find the difference between Simple Interest and Compound Interest on Rs.1,200 for one year at 10% per annum. If interest is taken half yearly.
A) Rs.2.50 
B) Rs.3.0
C) Rs.3.75 
D) Rs.4.0
3. The outcome of ‘devaluation’ of currency is ..
A) Increased export and improvement in balance of payment.
B) Increased export and foreign reserve.
C) Increase import and improvement in balance of payment.
D) Increase export and import.
4. The focus of Saakshar Bharat Programme is on ………
A) Female literacy 
B) Male literacy
C) Child literacy
D) Secondary literacy
5. Non-performing assets in commercial banks means ………
A) Bank deposits which are not inserted.
B) Capital assets that is not in use.
C) Loans in which interest or principal amount is not recovered.
D) Low – Interest rate loans.
6. Which Amendment to the Constitution inserted a new Article 21A providing Right to Education in the Constitution?
A) 86th Amendment 
B) 87 th Amendment
C) 88 th Amendment 
D) 89 th Amendment
7. South Indian Festival ‘Onam’ is associated with which of the following?
A) Ram’s victory over Rawan
B) Durga’s killing of Mahishasur
C) Shiva Shakti 
D) Mahabali
8. ‘Kuttu’ flour is obtained from ………
A) Tapioca 
B) Fagopyrum
C) Plantago 
D) Eleusine
9. Identify the only tributary of River Ganges which rises in the plains.
A) Son 
B) Sharada or Sarayu
C) Gomati 
D) Ram Ganga
10. A man sells two horses for Rs.1710. The cost price of the first is equal to the selling
price of the second. If the first is sold at 10% loss and the second at 25% gain, what is his total gain or loss (in Rs.)?
A) 90 
B) 299.25 
C) 302 
D) 11
11.Who relinquished his knighthood in protest against the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919?
1) Madan Mohan Malviya
2) Rabindranath Tagore
3) Lala Lajpat Rai
4) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

12.Fundamental Rights are borrowed from which of the following constitutions?
1) Russia
2) South Africa
3) USA
4) Ireland
13.Soda ash is also known as?
1) Sodium hydroxide
2) Sodium percarbonate
3) Sodium bicarbonate
4) Sodium carbonate
14.Ozone Day is observed every year on?
1) September 16 
2) October 16
3) April 22
4) June 22
15.If the President of India wants to resign he/she should address the resignation letter to the? 
1) Prime Minister
2) Chief Justice of India
3) Vice President
4) Speaker of Lok Sabha
16.In which year was the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) established?
1) 1988
2) 1990
3) 1992
4) 1984
17.Lake Toba is the largest lake in? 
1) Mexico
2) Chile
3) Philippines
4) Indonesia

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