General Knowledge Quiz - Misc - SSC CGL 2016

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of GK Quiz for SSC CGL 2016.

1. In 1939 Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as President of the Congress Party defeating
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(c) V.B. Patel
(d) Pattabhi Sitharamayya

2. Jallianwala incident took place at
(a) Lucknow
(b) Surat
(c) Amritsar
(d) Allahabad

3. Who was the founder of Lodhi dynasty ?
(a) Sikandar Lodhi
(b) Bahlol Lodhi
(c) Ibrahim Lodhi
(d) Daulat Khan Lodhi

4. Which one of the following pair is not correctly matched ?
(a) Akbar – Todarmal
(b) Chanakya – Chandragupta
(c) Vikramaditya – Chaitanya
(d) Harshvardhan – Hiuen Tsang

5. The South East trade winds are attracted towards the Indian sub continent in the rainy season due to
(a) the effect of easterlies
(b) the effect of Northern–East trade winds
(c) the presence of low atmospheric pressure over North–West India
(d) the development of cyclone over the equator

6. The 'graded profile' of a river course is a
(a) smooth curve in the upper course
(b) smooth curve in the middle course
(c) smooth curve in the lower course
(d) smooth curve from source to mouth

7. Sink hole is a phenomenon of _______ topography.
(a) Desert
(b) Tundra
(c) Karst
(d) Plain

8. Kerala is famous for the cultivation of
1. Coconut 2. Black pepper
3. Rubber 4. Rice
(a) 1, 2 and 4
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 4
(d) 1, 2 and 3

9. The longest continental Railway in the world is
(a) Trans Siberian Railway
(b) Canadian Pacific Railway
(c) Canadian National Railway
(d) Trans Atlantic Railway

10. Photoperiodism affects
(a) Flowering
(b) Vegetative growth
(c) Fruiting
(d) All of these


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