Questions on Static Awareness For SSC CGL EXAM 2017

Q1. Which country successfully launched a satellite first?  
(a) US
(b) UK
(c) USSR
(d) France 

Q2. Which four countries are called the Asian Tigers?  
(a) Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan 
(b) Hong Kong. China, Singapore, Taiwan 
(c) Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, China 
(d) Hong Kong, South Korea, China Taiwan 

Q3. On which river has “Naranarayan Setu” been built?  
(a) Ganga 
(b) Brahmaputra 
(c) Mahanadi 
(d) Godavari 

Q4. Who is the proponent and propagandist of the “Art of Living”? 
(a) Maharshi Mahesh Yogi
(b) Sri Ravi Shankar 
(c) Swami Chinmayananda 
(d) Bhagwan Rajneesh 

Q5. Who laid the wreath at the “Amar Jawan Jyoti” (India Gate) on 26th January 2009?  
(a) Prime Minister 
(b) Defence Minister 
(c) Home Minister 
(d) Minister for External Affairs 

Q6. The book “It was Five Past Midnight” is on  
(a) Bhuj Earthquake 
(b) Orissa Floods 
(c) Andhra Cyclone 
(d) Bhopal Gas Tragedy 

Q7. With which software company has Satyam been merged?  
(a) Microsoft 
(b) Tech Mahindra 
(c) Infosys 
(d) TCS 

Q8. The adoption of High Yielding Variety Programme in Indian Agriculture started in  
(a) 1968 
(b) 1967
(c) 1966
(d) 1965 

Q9. Who is the chairman of the ‘14th Finance Commission?  
(a) D. Subba Rao 
(b) Montek Singh Ahluwalia 
(c) M. Govinda, Rao 
(d) Dr. YV Reddy 

Q10. Which is the first state in India to enact the Food Security Act? 
(a) Chhattisgarh 
(b) Gujarat 
(c) Tamil Nadu 
(d) Bihar 

Q11.Who created unforgettable literary character Swami?
(a) Vikram Seth
(b) R. K. Narayan
(c) Mulk Raj Anand
(d) Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Q12. Who is the author of the book “Courts and their Judgements”?
(a) Mr. Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer
(b) Arun Shourie
(c) F. S. Nariman
(d) Ram Jethmalani

Q13. Whose autobiography is “My Life”?
(a) Nelson Mandela
(b) Bill Clinton
(c) Margaret Thatcher
(d) J. M. Lyngdoh

Q14. Who is the author of the book “The Clash of Civilisation”?
(a) Arnold Toynbee
(b) A. L. Basham
(c) Alvin Tofflier
(d) Samuel P. Huntington

Q15. Who is the author of the Harry Potter series?
(a) P. G. Woodehouse
(b) J. K Rowling
(c) Franklin W. Dixon
(d) None of these 



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