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GK for SSC CGL | SSC GK Question Paper with Answers

1. In the following question, two statements are given, followed by four conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements. Statements: 
All animals are cuddly. 
All monkeys are animals. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some animals are cuddly. 
II. Some animals are not cuddly. 
III. All cuddly are monkeys.
IV. No monkey is an animal. 
a. Only I follows
b. Only II follows
c. Only III follows
d. Only IV follows
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2. Which among the following is the only Prime Minister whose signature can be seen on Indian currency?
a. Lal Bahadur Shastri
b. V. P. Singh
c.Gulzarilal Nanda
d. Manmohan Singh

3. A company has six managers A, B, C, D, E and F. There are two managers managing the same department. F is in the sales department. D is in the HR department. B is not in the same department as F. E is in marketing while C is in finance. What is the department of B?
a. HR
b. Finance
c. Marketing
d. Cannot be determined
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4. In the following question, three statements are given, followed by three conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements. Statement: 
Some birds are trees
All farms are rocks
All trees are farms
Conclusions:
I. Some birds are rocks
II. Some birds are not farms.
III. All farms are trees
a. Only I follow
b. Only III and II follow
c. Either I or III follows
d. None follows
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5. Select the related number from the given alternatives. 4 :1024 :: 6: ?
a. 7776
b. 5356
c. 8888
d. 6778
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6. Which of the following human eye defects is for short-sightedness, in which a person can see the near objects clearly but not far objects?
a. Myopia
b. Hypermetropia
c. Presbyopia
d. Astigmatism
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7. Who was the first Finance Minister of India before Indo-Pak division?
a. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
b. Allama Muhammad Iqbal
c. Aga Khan III
d. Liaquat Ali Khan
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8. Which among the following is not a tributary of Ganga?
a. Gomti
b. Damodar
c. Kosi ????
d. Satluj
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9. The infamous ‘Dyarchy’ was a feature of which of these British-India Acts?
a. The Indian Councils Act 1892
b. The Indian Councils Act 1909
c. The Government of India Act 1919
d. The Government of India Act 1935
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10. Which of the following is the monomer for nucleic acid?
a. DNA ?????
b. RNA
c. Nucleotide
d. Phosphate
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11. In the absence of the President and Vice-President, who has the power to act as the President of India?
a. Auditor General of India
c. Chief Justice of India
d. Senior most Governor of a State
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12. Who among the following is credited for designing the symbol of Indian Rupee?
a. D. Udaya Kumar
b. V. Sunil
c. Shahrukh J. Irani
d. Hitesh Padmashali
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13. A square and a right angled triangle have same base and same perimeter. Find the ratio of their areas.
a. 3:2
b. 4:3
c. 4:1
d. 3:4
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14. Who was the first sports person to win Bharat Ratna?
a. Viswanathan Annand
b. Sachin Tendulkar
c. Abhinav Bindra
d. Dhyan Chand
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15. In which of the following four cities of India does the minting of Indian coins takes place?
a. Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Noida
b. Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jabalpur
c. Delhi, Kolkata, Secunderabad, Jabalpur
d. Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi
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16. Which of the following was the only cricketer who join ed Indian National Congress and contested 2014 Lok Sabha election from Phulpur, Uttar Pradesh?
a. Mohammad Kaif
b. Sachin Tendulkar
c. Mohammad Azharuddin
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17. The first bank in India founded in 1881 and managed by Indians as well, is:
a. State Bank of India
b. Punjab National Bank
c. Oudh Commercial Bank
d. Hindustan Bank
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18. In which year did Nagaland become a separate state?
a. 1960
b. 1961
c. 1962
d. 1963
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19. Who was the chairman of the 14th Finance Commission?
a. Ajay Narayan Jha
b. A. M.Khusro
c. Dr. Vijay L.Kelkar
d. Dr. Y. V. Reddy
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20. Name the chemical which was used as a component of poison gas during World War- I and does not occur naturally on Earth as an element?
a. Bromine
b. Mercury
c. Gallium
d. Selenium
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21. What is called Sagarmatha in Nepal and Chomolungma in Tibet?
a. Nanda Devi
b. Mount Everest
c. Kanchenjunga
d. Kamet
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22. Who was elected as the President of Indian National Congress in the Surat Session 1907?
a. Dr. Rash Bihari Ghosh
b. Lala Lajpat Rai
c. Bipin Chandra Pal
d. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
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23. Which of the following words was not added in the Preamble of the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment?
a. Socialist
b. Integrity
c. Equality
d. Secular
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24. Jan Koum and Brian Acton are the founders of which of the following messaging application?
a. Hike
b. Skype
c. WhatsApp
d. Snapchat
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25. Which of the following colourless mineral comprising of 27% of our bones helps in detoxing the human body?
a. Calcium
b. Sugar
c. Rock salt
d. Iron
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26. The first Chief Election Commissioner of India was:
a. Sukumar Sen
b. K.V.K. Sundaram
c. Nagendra Singh
d. M. S. Gill
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27. In Ribonucleic Acid (RNA), which nitrogenous base is not present among the following?
a. Cytosine
b. Adenine
c. Thymine
d. Guanine
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28. Name the city which is also referred as the “Gateway to south India”
a. Mumbai
b. Chennai
c. Hyderabad
d. Rameshwaram
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29. The Indian River that flows from East to West is:
a. Ganga
b. Kaveri
c. Narmada
d. Brahmaputra
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30. Which date is the shortest day and longest night observed?
a. 23rd September
b. 3rd January
c. 22nd December
d. 24th September
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31. What is PL/I ?
a. Programme Language Due
b. Private Scale Integration
c. Programme of Language
d. Programme Link One
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32. One which is not considered as naturally occurring greenhouse gas is:
a. Ethane
b. Methane
c. CO2
d. Nitrous Oxide
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33. Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary in India is in which state?
a. Rajasthan
b. Kerala
c. Gujarat
d. Jharkhand
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34. Which of the following species is officially declared as a critically endangered species in India by International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)?
a. Bengal Tiger
b. Mugger Crocodile
c. Eagle Owl
d. Indian Vulture
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35. Which of the following types of plants have lignified tissues for supplying water and minerals to the different parts of the plant?
a. Herbaceous plants
b. Non-vascular plants
c. Succulent plants
d. Vascular plants
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36. Which one of the following gives money to the government leading to deficit financing?
a. IMF
b. RBI
c. Local Govt
d.Corporate Houses
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37. Along which country’s coast does the El-Nino flow?
a. Sri Lanka
b. China
c. Peru
d. Japan
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38. Which one of the following games was historically known as ‘Poona’ or ‘Poonah’ named after the town of Pune? The rules of this game were drawn in this city.
a. Hockey
b. Badminton
c. Kabaddi
d. Cricket
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39. Mahatma Gandhi Marine Nation al Park is situated in which state?
a. Kerala
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Jharkhand
d. Andaman & Nicobar
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40. Which alloy is commonly used in orthodontics for wires and brackets that connect the teeth?
a. Austenite
b. Nitinol
c. Alnico
d. Nichrome
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41. Which one of the following is part of the Electoral College for the election of the President of India but does not form part of the forum for his impeachment?
a. Lok Sabha
b. Rajya Sabha
c. State Legislative Councils
d. State Legislative Assemblies
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42. Who is responsible for appointing the Comptroller and Auditor General in India?
a. President
b. Lok Sabha
c. Rajya Sabha
d. Prime Minister
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43. Which Mughal emperor built ‘Biwi ka Maqbara’ in memory of his mother, Dilras Banu Begum, resembling Taj Mahal?
a . Aurangzeb
b. Azam Shah
c. Bahadur Shah II
d. Akbar Shah II
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44. Which one of the following is a famous forest in Bihar? This forest also means “forest of magnolia” and  found its way into the history books in 1917, after the case of indigo farmers came into limelight?
a. Bhagalpur
b. Vaishali
c. Munger
d. Champaran
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45. Some points like Liberty, Equality and Fraternity in the Indian constitution are borrowed from another constitution. Which is this constitution?
a. United States constitution
b. French constitution
c. British constitution
d. Irish constitution
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