General Awareness Quiz SSC CHSL 2016

Q1.If electric resistance is to be decreased, then the number of resistances should be connected in ________________
(a) Series
(b) Parallel
(c) Mixed arrangement
(d) None of these

Q2.Related to computers, what is ‘Wetware’?
(a) Computer programs
(b) Circuitory
(c) Human brain
(d) Chemical storage devices

Q3.Indira Goswami, the famous editor, poet, scholar and writter won the Jnanpith Award in which language?
(a) Bengali
(b) Odia
(c) Assamese
(d) Hindi

Q4.Ultraviolet radiation in the stratosphere is absorbed by—
(a) SO2
(b) Ozone
(c) Oxygen
(d) Argon

Q5.All isotopes of the same element have _____________
(a) different atomic numbers and different atomic mass
(b) different atomic numbers and the same atomic mass
(c) the same atomic number but different atomic masses
(d) the same atomic number and the atomic mass

Q6.Nitric acid does not react with—
(a) Gold
(b) Copper
(c) Zinc
(d) Iron

Q7.Nandadevi peak is located in ________________ State.
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Sikkim

Q8.Which one of the following industries is known as ‘Sunrise Industry’?
(a) Iron & Steel
(b) Cotton Textile
(c) Information Technology
(d) Tea & Coffee

Q9.The material used in electric heater is…
(a) Tungsten
(b) Nichrome
(c) Brass
(d) Steel

10.Pellagra and Scurvy are caused by which pair of vitamin deficiency respectively _____________________
(a) Vitamin C and Vitamin D
(b) Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin C
(c) Vitamin C and Vitamin A
(d) Vitamin A and Vitamin B-12

Q11.Who appoints the Finance Commission in India?
(a) Governor, R.B.I.
(b) CAG of India
(c) President of India
(d) Central Finance Minister

Q12.Among the following States, _________has the lowest birth rate in India.
(a) Kerala
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Bihar
(d) West Bengal

Q13.The Secretariat of SAARC is set up at ____________
(a) Washington
(b) Kathmandu
(c) Hague
(d) New Delhi

Q14.The outermost range of Himalays is called_________
(a) Kali
(b) Shiwaliks
(c) Dehradun
(d) Kumaon

Q15.Who is generally considered to be the father of the Indian Renaissance?
(a) Rabindranath Tagore
(b) Raja Rammohan Roy
(c) Mahatma Phule
(d) M.G. Ranade






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