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Thursday, July 06, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 - General Knowledge Quiz - Set 6

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of General Knowledge Quiz for SSC CGL 2017 Tier I. Please let us know if you are happy with the contents.

1. India's first comprehensive "Crime Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS)" has been  launched by which state government?
(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Haryana
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Odisha

2. The book "A Book of Light: When a Loved One Has a Different Mind" has been authored by whom?
(A) Priyank Gupta
(B) Jerry Pinto
(C) Manjulla Sen
(D) Anupama Raju

3. Silver objects turns dark on prolonged exposure to air due to formation of:
(A) Silver oxide
(B) Silver sulphide
(C) Silver nitrate
(D) Silver carbonate

4. Which one of the following lenses should be used to correct the defect of astigmatism?
(A) Bifocal lens
(B) Convex lens
(C) Concave lens
(D) Cylindrical lens

5. By which of the following modes can citizenship be acquired?
I. By birth
II. Hereditary
III. By registration
IV. By request
(A) I and II
(B) I, II and III
(C) II and III
(D) IV, II and III

6. In which of the following cases, The Supreme Court held the fundamentals right are unamendable?
(A) A.K Gopalan's case
 (B) Keshvananda Bharti's case
 (C) M.C. Mehta's case
 (D) Golak Nath's case

7. On which river, in Jammu & Kashmir the highest railway bridge in the world is being constructed?
(A) Jhelum River
(B) Chenab River
(C) Shyok River
(D) Indus River


8. Who is regarded as "Maker of Modern India"?
(A) M. G. Ranade
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
 (C) Keshav Chandra Sen
(D) Ram Mohan Roy

9. Knowledge, technical skill, education etc. in economics, are regarded as:
(A) Social overhead capital
(B) Human capital
(C) Tangible physical capital
(D) Working capital

10. Dimensional formula for electromotive force is same as that for _____.
(A) Current
(B) Energy
(C) Potential
(D) Force

11. What is the nature of cells formed at the end of meiosis II?
(A) Haploid
(B) Diploid
(C) Triploid
(D) None of these

12. If waste materials contaminate the source of drinking water, which of the following diseases will spread?
(A) Scurvy
(B) Typhoid
(C) Malaria
(D) Anaemia

13. How many languages are contained in the VIIIth schedule of the Indian Constitution?
(A) 18
(B) 22
(C) 16
 (D) 12

14. Who has been honoured with the 2016 Tamil Ratna Award?
(A) P. V. Sindhu
 (B) Bharathi Raja
(C) A.R. Rahman
(D) M.S. Subbulakshmi

15. The first National Conference of Investigating Agencies was held in which of the following cities?
(A) Pune
(B) Bengaluru
(C) New Delhi
(D) Chennai


  1. Ans-c: The Maharashtra government has recently launched India's first comprehensive 'Crime Criminal Tracking Network System' (CCTNS) through 42 cyber labs in Mumbai on August 15th, 2016. Under the CCTNS, all police stations in the state will be linked with one another for sharing information about crimes in their respective jurisdictions and pave the way for a digital police force in Maharashtra.
  2. Ans-b: The book "A Book of Light: When a Loved One Has a Different Mind" has been authored by Jerry Pinto. The book is a collection of stories from people who recount their experiences of living with loved ones with a mental illness. In a society where the subject is rarely discussed openly, even among family, the book reminds us that we need many more such personal accounts.
  3. Ans-b
  4. Ans-d
  5. Ans-b
  6. Ans-b
  7. Ans-b: The Railway bridge being constructed over the Chenab River in Jammu & Kashmir is planned to  have a height of 359 meters from river bed level which, as per available information, is the highest railway bridge in the world. The railway bridge over river Chenab is a part of Udhampur-Srinagar- Baramulla new line project which, on completion, is expected to connect Anantnag, Pulwama, Sopian, Badgam, Srinagar and Baramulla districts of Jammu & Kashmir State to the Railway network.
  8. Ans-d: Raja Ram Mohan Roy has come to be called the 'Maker of Modern India'. He was the main force behind introduction of the western education and English language in India. He advocated the study of English, Science, Western Medicine and Technology. He spent his money on a college to promote these studies. He was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj and a great leader of social reform. It was as a result of his persistent campaign that the custom of Sati was declared illegal in Bengal in 1829 A.D. He was the chief advocate of the modern process of education and the scientific learning.
  9. Ans-b
  10. Ans-b
  11. Ans-a
  12. Ans-b
  13. Ans-b
  14. Ans-c: A.R. Rahman, is the Oscar-winning music maestro, has been honoured by the New York-based Tamil Sangam with its Tamil Ratna Award. Rahman was bestowed with the award after his concert at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to honour M.S. Subbulakshmi's birth centenary. The concert was sponsored by the India's UN Mission and Sankara Nethralaya, a Chennai-based charity organization.
  15. Ans-c: The first National Conference of Investigating Agencies was held from August 12th to 13th, 2016 at vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. The two-day conference was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The conference was attended by more than 100 delegates from States/ UTs/Central Police Organisations.



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