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SSC CHSL General Awareness Questions : 9th July

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Q1. The tenure of the members of Lok Sabha is for how many years?
लोकसभा के सदस्यों का कार्यकाल कितने वर्षों के लिए होता है?
(a) 11
(b) 9
(c) 7
(d) 5

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S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Lok Sabha members are elected directly by the people and the general elections held every five years.

Q2. The first Europeans to come to India were
भारत आने वाले पहले यूरोपीय कौन थे?
(a) British/ ब्रिटिश
(b) Dutch/डच
(c) French/ फ्रेंच
(d) Portugese/ पुर्तगाली

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S2. Ans.(d)
Sol.The arrival of Vasco da Gama, a nobleman from the household of the King of Portugal, at the port of Calicut in south-west India on 27 May 1498 is the first arrival of Europeans in India.

Q3.Who was the second woman to become the president of the Indian National Congress in 1925 and the first Indian woman to do so?
1925 में भारतीय राष्ट्रीय कांग्रेस की अध्यक्ष बनने वाली दूसरी महिला और ऐसा करने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला थीं?
(a) Vijaylakshmi Pandit / विजयलक्ष्मी पंडित
(b) Sarojini Naidu/ सरोजिनी नायडू
(c) Padmaja Naidu / पद्मजा नायडू
(d) Fathima Bibi/ फातिमा बीबी

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S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Sarojini Naidu, popularly known as ‘Nightingle of India’ was the second woman (After Annie Besant) and first Indian woman to become congress president. The Presided the Kanpur session in 1925.

Q4. The highest airport in India is –
भारत में सबसे ऊंचा हवाई अड्डा है –
(a)Dharamshala airport / धर्मशाला हवाई अड्डा
(b)Pithoragarh airport / पिथौरागढ़ हवाई अड्डा
(c) Leh airport / लेह हवाई अड्डा
(d) Dehradun airport / देहरादून हवाई अड्डा

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S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport is an airport in Leh, Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the highest commercial airports in the world at 3,256 m (10,682 ft) above mean sea level. It is highest airport in India.

Q5. World’s longest land border is between which two countries?
विश्व की सबसे लंबी भूमि सीमा किन दो देशों के बीच है?
(a) Australia and New Zealand / ऑस्ट्रेलिया और न्यूजीलैंड
(b) India and China / भारत और चीन
(c) Switzerland and Italy / स्विट्जरलैंड और इटली
(d) Canada and USA / कनाडा और यूएसए

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S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.Canada is the world’s second largest country, and the United States (fourth largest) share the longest international border between two countries in the world.

Q6. Baghdad is the Capital City of ________.
बगदाद ________ की राजधानी है।
(a)Iraq / इराक
(b)Thailand / थाईलैंड
(c) China / चीन
(d) Russia / रूस

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S6. Ans.(a)
Sol.Baghdad is the capital of Iraq.

Q7. The foundation of modern education system in India was laid by—
भारत में आधुनिक शिक्षा प्रणाली की नींव किसके द्वारा रखी गई थी?
(a) The Charter Act of 1813/1813 का चार्टर अधिनियम
(b) Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835/1835 के मैकाले के मिनट्स
(c) The Hunter Commission of 1882/1882 का हंटर कमीशन
(d) Wood’s Despatch of 1854/1854 की वुड्स डिस्पैच

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Sol. Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835 laid the foundation of modern education through English Education Act of 1835.

Q8. Who amongst the following is the author of the famous classical book ‘A Passage To India’?
निम्नलिखित में से कौन प्रसिद्ध शास्त्रीय पुस्तक ‘A Passage To India’ के लेखक हैं?
(a) Mark Twain/ मार्क ट्वेन
(b) Nayantara Sehgal / नयनतारा सहगल
(c) Nirad C. Choudhuri/ नीरद सी. चौधुरी
(d) E.M. Forster / ई. एम. फोस्टर

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Sol. ‘A Passage To India’ is written by E.M. Forster set against the backdrop of the British Raj and the Indian independence movement in the 1920s.

Q9. The Mayo College was started at-
मेयो कॉलेज का आरम्भ कब हुआ था?
(a) Delhi / दिल्ली
(b) Calcutta / कलकत्ता
(c) Agra / आगरा
(d) Ajmer / अजमेर

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Sol. Mayo College is a boys-only independent boarding school in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. It was founded in 1875 by Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo who was the Viceroy of India from 1869 to 1872.

Q10. Sharada Act fixed the minimum age of marriage of girls and boys respectively as-
शारदा अधिनियम में लड़कियों और लड़कों के विवाह की न्यूनतम आयु क्रमशः निर्धारित की गई है-
(a) 12 and/ और 16
(b) 14 and/ और 18
(c) 15 and/ और 21
(d) 16 and/ और 22

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Sol. The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929, passed on 28 September 1929, in the Imperial Legislative Council of India, fixed the age of marriage for girls at 14 years and boys at 18 years which was later amended to 18 for girls and 21 for boys. It is popularly known as the Sarda Act, after its sponsor Harbilas Sarda..



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