SSC CGL General Awareness: 03rd March 2020(Shift-I)

SSC CGL GK Questions with Answers
Q.1 Name the media company that purchased the legendary studio of 21st Century Fox.
1. Viacom
2. Time Warner
3. Sony
4. Disney

Q.2 Veteran freedom fighter, social reformer and feminist Savithribai Phule hailed from
which of the following states of India?
1. Rajasthan
2. Gujarat
3. Maharashtra
4. Odisha
Q.3 Which of these institutions fixes the Repo Rate and the Reverse Repo Rate in India?
1. Ministry of Finance
2. Comptroller and Auditor General of India
3. State Bank of India
4. Reserve Bank of India
Q.4 In which year Sanchi was discovered after being abandoned for nearly 600 Years?
1. 1816
2. 1818
3. 1814
4. 1820
Q.5 As of February 2020, who is the President of Sri Lanka?
1. Maithripala Sirisena
2. Gotabaya Rajapaksa
3. D.M. Jayaratne
4. Chandrika Kumaratunga
Q.6 The World Food Program (WFP) is the food assistance branch of the United Nations. Where is it headquartered?
1. Brussels
2. Paris
3. Rome
4. New York
Q.7 Which of these bones is NOT a part of the human ear?
1. Incus
2. Stapes
3. Femur
4. Malleus
Q.8 Who among the following played the leading lady in the film 'Mission Mangal' that tells the dramatic true story of the women behind India's first mission to Mars?
1. Deepika Padukone
2. Vidya Balan
3. Kajol
4. Kareena Kapoor
Q.9 As on January 2020, Shri Bhupesh Baghel is the Chief Minister of which of the following states?
1. Haryana
2. Odisha
3. Chhattisgarh
4. Jharkhand
Q.10 The Araku Valley, a tourist resort, is located near which of these cities of South India?
1. Madurai
2. Kochi
3. Visakhapatnam
4. Mangalore
Q.11 What is the uniform GST rate that has been fixed up for lottery prizes by the GST Council?
1. 18 %
2. 32 %
3. 28 %
4. 10 %
Q.12 Who is the first and currently the only batsman to score double hundreds in four consecutive test series?
1. Virat Kohli
2. Rohit Sharma
3. A.B. de Villiers
4. Brian Lara
Q.13 What is the more common name for solid carbon dioxide?
1. Potash
2. Quick Silver
3. Epsom
4. Dry Ice
Q.14 From India, who inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor and flagged off the first set of pilgrims to the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev?
1. Manmohan Singh
2. Narendra Modi
3. Ram Nath Kovind
4. Amarinder Singh
Q.15 The ruins of the ancient city of Hampi - capital of Vijayanagara - is located in which present day Indian state?
1. Karnataka
2. Bihar
3. Telangana
4. Haryana
Q.16 Name the author who won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his book - An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India.
1. Vikram Seth
2. Romila Thapar
3. Ramchandra Guha
4. Shashi Tharoor
Q.17 For which of the following sports was Dronavalli Harika, conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri award?
1. Badminton
2. Archery
3. Chess
4. Cricket
Q.18 Kolathunadu, Valluvanad and Thekkumkoor were ancient small-time kingdoms in which state of India?
1. Kerala
2. Gujarat
3. Bihar
4. Karnataka
Q.19 Red worms have a structure named ______ which helps them in grinding their food.
1. Intestine
2. Crop
3. Esophagus
4. Gizzard
Q.20 Sir Thomas Roe came as an official ambassador from King James I of England to which Mughal emperor's court?
1. Shah Jahan
2. Aurangzeb
3. Akbar
4. Jahangir
Q.21 Which of these words refers to the scientific study of domestic dogs?
1. Cynology
2. Craniology
3. Carpology
4. Chrematistics
Q.22 Prolific Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain predominantly used which of these animals to depict a lively and free spirit in his paintings?
1. Tigers
2. Horses
3. Elephants
4. Cows
Q.23 Name the physicist who is credited with the discovery of the Neutron. This 1932 discovery led to his winning the Nobel Prize.
1. Max Plank
2. J.S. Fleming
3. Enrico Fermi
4. James Chadwick
Q.24 Sultan Qaboos bin Said of ________, the Arab world’s longest-serving ruler and with a reputation for quiet diplomacy passed away recently (2020).
1. Oman
2. Kuwait
3. Dubai
4. Abu Dhabi
Q.25 Which of the following books is NOT written by Salman Rushdie?
1. The Satanic Verses
2. An Area of Darkness
3. Midnight's Children
4. Shame