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40 Important Questions and Answers for SSC CGL and Other Competitive Exams

1. Consider the following statements about IMF?
A. The Headquarters of IMF is in Washington, D.C.
B. Christine Lagarde is the Managing Director of IMF.
Which of the above statements is/are correct.
1) A only
2) B only
3) Both A & B
4) None of the above

2. The largest Gold producing country in the World?
1) South Africa
2) Russia
3) China
4) India

3. Rohan Bopanna is associated with which of the following games?
1) Football
2) Tennis
3) Billiards
4) None of these

4. Which of the following is correct regarding G20?
1) G20 is an international forum of 19 major economies along with the European Union (EU).
2) 11th G20 summit (4-5 September 2016) was held in Hangzhou, China.
3) 12th G20 summit (7-8 July 2017) will be held in Hamburg, Germany.
4) All of the above

5. Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is located in…..
1) Chhattisgarh
2) Uttarakhand
3) Jharkhand
4) Telangana

6. How many Indian states share border with China?
1) 6
2) 5
3) 4
4) None of these

7. Who is the recipient of Templeton Prize 2017?
1) Alvin Carl Plantinga (USA)
2) Jonathan Sacks (UK)
3) Jean Vanier (Canada)
4) None of these

8. Who was awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2017 in conjunction with his frequent collaborator and translator, Jessica Cohen, for his novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar”?
1) Han Kang
2) David Grossman
3) Paul Beatty
4) None of these

9. Who has won the 2017 Men’s singles Indonesia Open Super Series Badminton tournament?
1) Kidambi Srikanth
2) Kazumasa Sakai
3) Chetan Anand
4) None of these

10. What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Global Innovation Index (GII)?
1) 40th
2) 50th
3) 60th
4) None of these

11. The Global Innovation Index (GII) is published by……
1) Cornell University
2) INSEAD
3) World Intellectual Property Organization
4) All of the above

12. Who is Nursultan Nazarbayev?
1) The president of Kazakhstan
2) The president of Kyrgyzstan
3) The president of Tajikistan
4) The president of Uzbekistan

13. Which country has topped the global remittance- receiving list of 2016, as per The ‘One Family at a Time’ study by the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)?
1) India
2) China
3) Philippines
4) Pakistan

14. Which Indian state has highest number of child labourers, as per latest Child Rights and You (CRY) report 2017?
1) Maharashtra
2) Bihar
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) None of these

15. Which of the following team won the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy?
1) India
2) Pakistan
3) Bangladesh
4) England

16. BRICS summit 2017 to be held in September 2017 in…
1) Fortaleza, Brazil
2) Ufa, Russia
3) Benaulim, Goa, India
4) Xiamen, China

17. Match the following?
A. France                   (i) Mauricio Macri
B. Chile                    (ii) Michelle Bachelet
C. Argentina            (iii) Frank-Walter Steinmeier
D. Germany             (iv) Reuven Rivlin
E. Israel                    (v) Emmanuel Macron
1) (ii) (iii) (v) (iv) (i)
2) (i) (v) (ii) (iii) (iv)
3) (v) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
4) (iv) (iii) (ii) (v) (i)

18. The Fifth Bhupen Hazarika National Award 2017 has been conferred on eminent writer Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi who belongs to
1) Manipur
2) Mizoram
3) Nagaland
4) Arunachal Pradesh

19. The Capital City of Kazakhstan?
1) Astana
2) Bishkek
3) Dushanbe
4) Tashkent

20. Who is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (known professionally as Katy Perry)?
1) American singer and song writer
2) Britain singer and song writer
3) France singer and song writer
4) Russia singer and song writer

21. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the new Director General of ……..
1) World Trade Organization (WTO)
2) World Health Organization (WHO)
3) International Labour Organization (ILO)
4) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

22. Who is the new Chairman and Managing Director of ONGC from October 1, 2017?
1) Dinesh K. Sarraf
2) Shashi Shanker
3) V.K.Sharma
4) None of these

23. According to the World population Prospectus: The Revision released by the United Nations, India to become more Populous than China by…..
1) 2024
2) 2026
3) 2028
4) None of these

24. Which of the following State Govern ment has recently announced free education for girls in all public institutions from nursery to PhD?
1) Uttar Pradesh
2) West Bengal
3) Punjab
4) Tamil Nadu

25. Which of the following countries are celebrating 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between them in 2017?
1) India and USA
2) India and China
3) India and Russia
4) India and UK

26. Who is the Chief of newly established UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT)?
1) Antonio Guterres
2) Vladimir Voronkov
3) Amina J. Mohammed
4) None of these

27. June 21st is annually celebrated as International Yoga Day since the year…..
1) 2014
2) 2015
3) 2016
4) None of these

28. The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed on…..
1) 26th June
2) 11th July
3) 16th October
4) 31st May

29. Which of the following is the regulator of the credit rating agencies in India?
1) SEBI
2) RBI
3) IRDAI
4) TRAI

30.FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held in …
1) Brazil
2) Russia
3) Qatar
4) None of these

31. ICC Champions Trophy 2017 was hosted by…..
1) India
2) Pakistan
3) England and Wales
4) South Africa

32. What is the currency of North Korea?
1) Yen
2) Yuan
3) Won
4) Kyat

33. The Headquarter of IDFC Bank is in…..
1) New Delhi
2) Mumbai
3) Kolkata
4) Chennai

34. Who is the author of the book “The Emergency – Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour”?
1) Shashi Tharoor
2) Raghuram Rajan
3) Surya Prakash
4) Urjit Patel

35. Who is Mithali Raj?
1) Politician
2) Shooter
3) Film Actress
4) Cricketer

36. Which city has topped the list of most expensive cities for expatriates, according to Mercer’s 2017 Cost of Living Survey?
1) Luanda
2) Hong Kong
3) Tokyo
4) Zurich

37. Who is the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the post of the President of India for the 2017 Indian Presidential Election?
1) L.K.Advani
2) Sushma Swaraj
3) Ram Nath Kovind
4) None of these

38. The Headquarter of New Development Bank is in….
1) Brasilia
2) Moscow
3) Shanghai
4) Tokyo

39. Who is the new brand ambassador to promote Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
1) Sachin Tendulkar
2) Amitabh Bachchan
3) Priyanka Chopra
4) None of these

40. The Chandoli National Park is located in which state?
1) Rajasthan
2) Maharashtra
3) Gujarat
4) None of these

40 Important Questions and Answers for SSC CGL and Other Competitive Exams

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