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General Awareness (GA) section is considered to be one of the high scoring sections of Competitive Exams. It aims at testing the candidates’ general awareness occurring around the world and in India. The article SSC General Awareness Quiz 2019 provides General Awareness questions with answers useful to the candidates preparing for SSC, UPSC, UGC NET, Bank Clerk/ PO Exam, Insurance, RRB and other competitive exams. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries, Departments and Subordinate Offices. Founded in the year 1977, SSC has its headquarters located in New Delhi.

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1. _______dance, performed by Buddhist toward off evil spirits,is advance form of Himachal Pradesh. Chham
2. The Musiand Bhimaare tributaries of the river Krishna
3. The Malimath Committee report deals with Criminaljusticesystem reforms
4. Who attacked and looted the famous Somnath Temple in 1026 AD? Mahmud of Ghazni
5. Which country was the first to implement Goods and Service Tax? France
6. Which of the following is mined in the Badampahar mines of Odisha? Hematite
7. Sundari, awell known species of trees is found in Man grove forest
8. The Tata Iron and Steel company was established by Dorabji Tata in 1907
9. Who was the first female Director General of Policein Puducherry? Sundari Nanda
10. Which of the following elements is ametalloid? Silicon
11. Methyl propane is an isomer of n-butane
12. According to The Economist Intelligence Unit Report, "World wide Cost of Living Survey 2019", which of the following is not one of the three cheapest cities in India? Mumbai
13. Which of the following places was ruled by the Wadiyar dynasty? Mysore
14. Name the first ever judge of the Supreme Court against whom the motion of impeachment was introduced into parliament in independent India? Justice Ramaswamy
15. In March 2019 who was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Goa? Pramod Sawant
16. JJ Thomson received the Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of Electrons
17. Which Queen died fighting Mughal Armies while defending the Garha Katanga in 1564? Rani Durgavati
18. Which gas in its solid state is known as dry ice? Carbondioxide
19. The Olympic Council of Asia has decided tore introduce which sport in 2022 Asian games? Cricket
20. The property of catenation is predominantin Carbon
21. Thoda, as port dance belongs to which Indian state? Himachal Pradesh
22, The only gold medal for India was won by________ at 38th Gee Bee boxing tournament held at Finland. Kavinder Singh Bish
23. Which edition of India IndonesiacoordinatedPatrol'IND-INDO CORPAT)washeldatAndamanandNicobarIslands? 33rd
24. Who is the founder of Facebook? MarkZuckerberg
25. The Indian National Association was established by AnandMohanBose
26. Which of the following biosphere reserve was the first to be established by government of India? NilgiriBiosphere
27. Which is the group of folk dance of Sikkim performed in honour of mount Kanchenjunga, The Guardian diety of the sikkimese people? Chu-Faat
28. The idea of residual powers in Indian constitution has been taken from Canada
29. Name the pass in Uttarakhand which is used by pilgrims to Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra LipuLekh
30. Buckminsterfullerene is an allotrope of Carbon
31. Name the first ever female Prime Minister in the world Sirimavo Bandaranaike
32. Which panel set up by the government of India suggested total decontrol of the sugar industry? Rangarajanpanel
33. In India, the Project Tiger was started in 1973
34. Who was the first ever female secretary general of SAARC? FathimathDhiyanaSaeed
35. Which of the following states passed the Maintenance of Household Registers bill in March 2019 Odisha
36. Which of the following public sector undertakings was accorded the Maharathna status in February 2013? BHEL
37. Which of the following is the traditional musical instrument of the Limboo community of Sikkim? Chyap-Brung
38. Howmanymahajanapadasexistedin7thandearly6thcentury BC? 16
39. Which of the following has a strong fruity fragnance? Ethyl acetate
40. Name the gland that controls The functioning of other endocrine glands? Pituitarygland
41. WhichteamwontheRanjiTrophyfinal2017? Vidarbha
42. NamethefirstIndianBudgetcarriertojointheInternationalAir TransportAssociation? TransportAssociation? SpiceJet
43. Whichofthefollowingisanaldehyde? Propanal
44. InMarch2019,socialmediaplatformsandtheInternetand MobileAssociationofIndiapresenteda____________forthe GeneralElection2019totheElectionCommissionofIndia. Voluntary Code of Ethics
45. Who was the founder of the Chalukya Dynasty? Pulakeshin I
46. Which article of the Constitution deals with Uniform Civil Code? Article44
47. The Special Olympics World Games 2019 was inaugurated at Abu Dhabi
48. Which was the first working proto type of internet? ARPANET
49. Which of the following is not one of the monarchial states that existed in the 7th and early 6th century BC in India? Vaishali
50. Name the state Chandra gupta I got in dowry from the Lichchhavis? Pataliputra
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1. As of May 2019, which political party does actor Raj Babbar belongs to Indian National Congres
2. Who bagged the fourth carnot prize 2018 for his contribution towards sustainable energy solutions? Piyush Goyal
3. Which period in Indian history is known as Delhi Sultanate Period? 1206AD and 1526 AD
4. Mihira Bhoja who was the ruler of Pratihara
5. Which amendment eliminated the right to property as a fundamental right? 44TH
6. Who won the 85th Ranji Trophy title in 2019? Vidarbha
7. Which of the following economic activities employs the maximum number of people in India? Agriculture
8. Baglihar dam is constructed on which river Chenab
9. Who is the author of the book 'Rajatarangini'? Kalhana
10. In which part of the Indian Constitution are Centre-state relations mentioned? Part XI
11. Who was the first female chief justice of a state High Court in India? Leila Seth
12. The amount of light entering into eye can be controlled and regulated by Pupil
13. 'Mithun' a cattle breed is found in Arunachal Pradesh
14. Veer Kunwar Singh Jayanti is celebrated in which state? Bihar
15. Which cells in our body are popularly known as 'soldiers of human body'? White blood cells
16. Which hormone leads to the expulsion of milk from the breast during suckling? Prolactin
17. The festivals of Marabats and Badgayas celebrated in directly______ confronts social evils and criticize their perpetrators through a procession with effigies. Nagpur
18. The Nanda Devi peak is located in Uttarakhand
19. Which of the following is a communicable disease? Measles
20. In 2019, Kazakhstan renamed its capital Astana to Nursultan
21. If there is a lack of money supply in comparison to the supply of goods and services, then the possible consequence would be Deflation
22, Which of the following has the highest protein content per gram? Soya bean
23. Who won the inaugural Pro Volleyball League title in 2019? Chennai Spartans
24. Vikramshila University was founded by Dharmapala
25. 21 March 2019 was celebrated by the UN as World Down Syndrome Day and the theme was "Leave no one behind"
26. Which of the following destroys the ozone layer? Chlorine
27. Who founded and named the science of electromagnetism? Andre Marie Ampere
28. Who was the first Muslim ruler whose empire covered almost the whole of India up to its extreme south? Alauddin Khilji
29. Where is the Bandipur National Park located? Karnataka
30. The popular Bagh cave paintings are found in Madhya Pradesh
31. What is deposited on Iron in the process of galvanization? Zinc
32. The Badami Chalukyas first had their capital at ____ before they moved into Badami. Aihole
33. In February 2019, India won how many gold medal/s at Ma kran Cup Boxing championship in Iran? One
34. Who won a gold medal at the Makran cup boxing in Iran? Deepak Singh
35. World ________ Day 2019 was observed on 22nd March with the theme 'leaving no one behind'? Water
36. Which of the following Ministries implemented the the mid day meal scheme? Ministry of Human Resource Development
37. Which was the first Muslim dynasty that ruled India? Slave dynasty
38. Lok Adalats have been created under Legal Services Authority Act
39. Which is the longest national highway in India? NH 44
40. Name the ISRO Chairman and Padma Bhushan Awardee who created and unleashed a historical moment when Mars Orbiter became the first Indian spacecraft to enter Martian orbit in a maiden attempt. K Radhakrishnan
41. Who was the slave of Muhammad Ghori and became the ruler after the death of his master and founded the slave dynasty? Qutubuddin Aibak
42. _________ which connects Sikkim with Tibet was closed after the Chinese aggression on India in 1962 but was reopened in 2006 as the Governments of the two countries decided to enhance their trade through land routes. Nathu La
43. Who was awarded the Rabindranath Tagore literary prize 2019 for the novel 'Solo'? Rana Das Gupta
44. The colourful art named 'Nandana block print' is practised in Tarapur village of Madhya Pradesh
45. Which of the following comes under the Quaternary sector? Information technology
46. Right to move freely throughout the territory of India is a fundamental right under article Article 19
47. Which of the following metal is the most ductile metal? Gold
48. Which Indian received the Nobel Peace Prize after Mother Teresa? Kailash Satyarthi
49. International Day of Forests 2019 was observed on 21st March. The theme is Forests and Education
50. Scientific study of plant Pollen, spores and certain microscopic planktonic organism is called Palynology
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1. Branch of zoology concerned with the study of amphibians is called Herpetology
2. Study of the micro anatomy of cells, tissues and organs as seen through a microscope is called Histology
3. Kala Bhavana, founded in 1919 is a noted Institution of education and research in visual arts. It is located in West Bengal
4. Which pass connects Tawang with Lhasa? Bum La pass
5. Poush Mela displays local artisans displaying folk dances, music, food and culture of _______ West Bengal
6. In March 2019, who among the following was appointed as India's first Lokpal? Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh
7. The invasion of Timur in _____ AD marked the end of Tughlaq Empire 1398
8. Who among the following was one of the governors during the reign of Alauddin Khilji? Giyasuddin Tughlaq
9. TV remote control work on the principle of Infrared waves
10. Who was appointed as the director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for a period of 3 years in March 2019? Ajit Kumar Mohanty
11. Government of India nominated member of NITI Aayog, ______ to head the Food and Agricultural Organisation in March 2019. Ramesh Chand
12. Who founded the Sayyid dynasty? Khizr Khan
13. Majuli, the largest river island in the world is located in Assam
14. Which of the following passes is known as the Gateway connecting Jammu and Srinagar? Banihal pass
15. _______ in Himachal Pradesh is a famous tourist attraction Rohtang Pass
16. A sustained rise in the general price level in an economy is called Inflation
17. Who founded the Indian Statistical Institute on 17 December 1931? PC Mahalanobis
18. _______ was observed nationwide from 24th to 30th April, 2019 World Immunization Week
19. Rust needs three components to occur Iron, Oxygen and moisture
20. Which team created history in its second Twenty20 International against Ireland by achieving the highest ever T20 total at the Rajiv Gandhi International cricket stadium in Dehradun, Uttarakhand? Afghanistan
21. Which of the following article promotes equal justice and free Legal Aid for all the citizens? Article 39A
22, The _______ was a group of seven members of parliament from the United Kingdom, constituted to suggest constitutional reforms for British India. Simon Commission
23. Who became the first Indian golfer to win on the 'Ladies European tour' in 2016? Aditi Ashok
24. _______ was the first and only Muslim woman to ever sit on the Throne of Delhi. Razia Begum
25. The Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Manthan Yojana was launched by Narendra Modi
26. The Banking Regulation Act was passed in India in 1949
27. Which of the following acid is found in Apple? Malic acid
28. The Indian passport was ranked ______in the 'Global passport index report 2019'. 67th
29. Article _____ of the Constitution of India gives the election commission the power to supervise election to the Parliament and state legislature. 324
30. Who among the following succeeded the Mughal Throne in the year 1556? Akbar
31. Who was the first woman judge of the Delhi High Court? Leela Seth
32. Which of the following is not a vocal form of Hindustani classical music? dhrupad, khyal, and tarana
33. Varkala, Chowara, Chavakkad and Nattika are beaches in the state of Kerala Varkala chacha
34. The highest railway station in India is located in the state of West Bengal
35. ________ was the oldest member of the 16th Lok Sabha Lal Krishna Advani
36. The National Board for Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises meets once every ___ months in a year. 6
37. The Khajuraho Temples are located in the state of Madhya Pradesh
38. What is India's rank in 2019 World Happiness Report? 140th
39. Minimum Support Price is recommended by The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
40. ____ is the oldest Golf Course outside the United Kingdom Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Kolkata
41. In March 2019, India extended a financial Grand of __________Nepalese rupees for the construction of an Educational campus in Nepal under the development of partnership program 35.5 million
42. Which of the following are among the few carbon containing compounds not classified as organic? Cyanides
43. In case of death of the President and Vice President of India who will act as the President of India? Chief Justice of India
44. In March 2019, Superstats, and new metrics to analyse the game of______ was launched by Indian Institute of Technology Madras visages and ESPNcricinfo experts. Cricket
45. __________was named for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's person of the year for 2018? Sonam Kapoor
46. The motto of Special Olympics world games 2019 was Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.
47. Global Business Summit 2019 was held in New Delhi
48. Bihar Diwas is celebrated on 22nd March
49. In which of the following Forts of Rajasthan 'chattris' (cenotaphs) are built in honour of Jaimal and Kalla , Heroes who laid down their lives in the 1568 seige by emperor Akbar? Chittorgarh Fort
50. The leader of the Bhakti movement focusing on Lord Rama was Ramananda
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1. Which is the most popular state according to the 2011 census? Uttar Pradesh
2. Metal oxides are in nature. Basic
3. The terms 'Jet and Sawar' are related to which of the following administrative systems? Mansabdari system
4. In case the President of India want to resign, he would address his resignation to the Vice President of India
5. The Vivekananda Rock Memorial is located in Kanyakumari
6. Tsunami is caused by Underwater volcanic activity
7. Who was the first Mughal emperor in India? Babur
8. In March 2019, Indian- American Television personality and food expert ________ was appointed by the United Nations Development Programme as its new goodwill ambassador Padma Lakshmi
9. Asian Development Bank in its Outlook supplement has retained India's growth forecasts at 7.3% for the current fiscal (2018-19) and _____ % for the following financial year(2019-20) 7.6%
10. What is marble cancer? Corrosion of marble due to acid rain
11. Which of the following gases reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood? Carbon monoxide
12. Which city in India is the least populated according to 2011 Census? Kapurthala
13. Admiral _______ assumed command of the Indian Navy on 31st May 2019 as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff Karamveer Singh
14. Pollination by Birds is called Ornithophily
15. The leading light of the Rama cult was saint-poet ______ who also wrote the poem 'Ramacharithamanasa' ? Thulasidas
16. On March 23rd, India observes ______ day as a tribute to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on their death anniversary Shaheed Divas
17. Which of the following is the longest rivers in India? Brahmaputra
18. Akbar was succeeded by his son Salim who took the title of ______ meaning Conqueror of the world. Jahangir
19. Who was the prime minister of India during the emergency between the year 1975 to 1977? Indira Gandhi
20. The Victoria Memorial, conceived by Lord Curzon,represent the architectural climax of _______ city Kolkata
21. World ________ Day was observed on 23rd march with theme 'the sun, the Earth and the weather' Meteorological
22. Indian Naval Officer Commander became the only Asian to participate in the prestigious Golden Globe Race, which commenced from Les Sables d'Olonne Harbour in France on 1 July 2018. Abhilash Tomy
23. Pierre Curie shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in physics with his wife Marie Curie and Henri Becquerel for their discoveries related to Radioactivity
24. A ________ occurs when a government's total expenditure exceed the revenue that it generates, excluding money from borrowings. Fiscal deficit
25. Who won the Nobel Prize in 1996 for his neurone doctrine? Santiago Ramón y Cajal
26. Export surplus
27. William Crookes was a physical chemist who discovered and named the element _________ Thallium
28. Justice _____, who retired from the Supreme Court of India on 6 july 2018, has been appointed as the new chairperson of the National Green Tribunal. Adarsh Kumar Goel
29. Which Indian monument was built by Maharaja Swami Pratap Singh in the year 1799? Hawa Mahal
30. ____ won a silver medal at the 38th GeeBee boxing tournament which was held at Finland? Mohammed Hussamuddin
31. The Red Fort and the Jama Masjid in Delhi was built by Shah Jahan
32. Name the longest river in Asia Yangtze
33. Electron was discovered in the year 1897 by JJ Thomson
34. Humayun's heir ______ was born in exile and was only 13 years old when his father died. Akbar
35. Who had built Taj Mahal for his wife Mumtaz Mahal along the banks of the Yamuna river in Agra? Shah Jahan
36. Which river passes through maximum number of countries? Danube
37. In its Global Economic Outlook report, Fitch Ratings cut India's economic growth forecast for the next financial year 2019-20 starting from April 1 to _____ % from its previous estimate of 7%. 6.8
38. Which Constitution Amendment Act provided for free and compulsory elementary education to all children? 86th
39. Who received the very first Nobel Prize in physics in 1901 for his discovery of X rays? William Rontgene
40. Brazilian physicist and astronomer ____ was awarded the 2019 Templeton prize, worth $1.4 million, for his work blending science and spirituality. Marcelo Gleiser
41. In March 2019, a science teacher from rural Kenya named _____ won the prestigious Global Teacher Prize 2019,worth $1 million, which honours the world's best teacher Peter Tabichi
42. The maximum number of nominated members to Lok Sabha is 2
43. Who was the fifth of the ten Sikh gurus? Guru Arjun Dev
44. The Almatti Dam project on the Krishna river was an issue between which states? Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
45. The Qutub Minar was named after the Sufi saint ________ Khwaja Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
46. The Suri King _____ was defeated by Humayun to regain his Kingdom. Sikandar Suri
47. Shifting cultivation is also known as ______in northeast India. Jhum
48. Flying Officer ______ of the Indian Air Force created history by becoming the first Indian woman to fly her first solo fighter flight in a Russian made MiG-21 fighter. Avani Chaturvedi
49. _______ is famous for outstanding specimen of Buddhist art and architecture belonging to the period between 3rd Century BC and 12th century AD. Sanchi
50. Who decides on the issue related to the disqualification of a member of Lok Sabha under 10th schedule? Speaker
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1. In March 2019, the Government of launched the 'Lose to Win' program to assist overweight employees shed extra kilos and adopt a Healthy lifestyle. UAE
2. Who invented the atomic battery in 1912? Henry Moseley
3. In March 2018, Indian actress was named as the new Ambassador of the international award winning non profit organisation, Educate Girls. Katrina Kaif
4. The base financial year for the calculation of the all-India Index of Industrial Production(IIP) is 2011-12
5. __________ codified the first two laws of thermodynamics and deduced that the absolute zero of temperature is -273.15°C. she was honoured for this with the naming of the Kelvin temperature scale. William Thomson
6. ______ is an important road link between Srinagar on one side and Kargil and Leh on the other side Zoji la
7. What does the Lorenz Curve indicate? Income distribution
8. Asian games, also known as Asiad is held every ____ years. 4
9. ____ built the world famous Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Guru Arjan Dev
10. Deficiency of which nutrient causes night blindness? Vitamin A
11. During whose reign did the Chinese Traveller Hiuen Tsang visited India? Harshavardhana
12. The theory that Dinosaurs were driven to extinction by the aftermath of a large asteroid impact on earth was given by ______ Luis Alvarez
13. _______ was the first person to isolate Methane Gas. He discovered that methane mixed with the air could be exploded using an electric spark. Alessandro Volta
14. ________ won gold medal in the men's freestyle wrestling 65 kg category at the Dan Kolov 2019 wrestling event. Bajrang Punia
15. One of the prominent Buddhist structures in India ____ Stupa at Sarnath was constructed by the great mauryan King Ashoka Dhamekh
16. Which of the following elements is an actinide? Curium
17. Law of octaves says that if the chemical elements are arranged according to increasing atomic weight, those with similar physical and chemical properties occur after each interval of ______ elements. 7
18. A situation where the expenditure of the government exceeds its revenue is called Budget deficit
19. The Global Business Summit, launched on 15 January 2015 is a flagship initiative of the ______ group. Times
20. Special Olympics is held every _____ years. Two
21. The power to summon the houses of the Parliament is vested with the President
22, Superstats, a new platform to analyse the game of Cricket, comprises of three metrics. Luck index,Smart stats, Forecaster
23. In February 2019, flight lieutenant _____ created history by becoming the first Indian women flight engineer. Hina Jaiswal
24. Safdarjung's tomb set in the middle of a garden was built by Nawab Shuja Ud Daula in Delhi
25. _____ married Mehrunisa whom he gave the title of Nur Jahan. Jahangir
26. Which of the following element is a Lanthanide? Cerium
27. Which pass connects Uttarakhand and Tibet and is situated in the north of Gangotri? Muling La
28. The Parliament of India consists of President, houses of the people and Council of States
29. In his periodic table, Mendeleev could not assign a correct position to Hydrogen
30. A nautical mile is equal to _________ 1852 metres
31. Which activist journalist from Karnataka was shot dead in September 2017? She was posthumously conferred the Anna Politkovskaya award 2017. Gauri Lankesh
32. Which strait separates the islands of Java and Sumatra? Sunda
33. Who died in 1605, nearly 50 years after his ascension To The Throne? He was buried outside of Agra at Sikandra. Akbar
34. Swaroop Rawal, an Indian teacher at Lavad Primary School in _________ was in the running for the prestigious Global teacher prize 2019 which honours the world's best teacher. Gujarat
35. Who has been called the architect King as during his reign the world witnessed the unique development of Arts and culture of the Mughal Empire? Shah Jahan
36. It was under the reign of _________ that the Mughal Empire reached its peak in matter of area. Aurangzeb
37. Who gave the 'law of octaves'? Newlands
38. Indian origin campaigner _________ was named UK's most influential black person of the year on 25 October 2017. Gina Miller
39. Who among the following was the first Indian origin recipient of the prestigious pulitzer prize? Gobind Behari Lal
40. Of which Indian state is 'Gamocha' a cultural symbol? Assam
41. How many members are present in the Sri Lankan parliament? 225
42. What is the popular name of Ascorbic Acid? Vitamin C
43. Viyahula Giddha is a popular folk dance performed during marriages in the Indian state of Punjab
44. Who became the first Indian player to represent India at the Wimbledon tennis championship of independent India? Ramanathan Krishnan
45. The explosion of crackers is an example of Combustion
46. World Global Recycling day was observed on ______ in 2019. 18th March
47. Who among the following was the first President of Pakistan? Iskander Mirza
48. An economic condition when there is one buyer and many sellers is called Monopsony
49. Which of the following is a vestigial organ? Appendix
50. Which of the following countries has the largest parliament in the world? China
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1. Which one of the following is the brightest star in the Orion Constellation? Rigel
2. What is the dominant chemical present in vinegar? Ethanoic acid
3. Which of the following Indian islands lies in the Bay of Bengal? Andaman and Nicobar
4. Mahatma Gandhi formed the Natal Indian Congress in the year 1894
5. What is the geographical name given to a deep and narrow Valley consisting of of steep sides created by weathering and erosion by rivers, wind, rain and tectonic activity? Canyon
6. The first Anglo Burmese war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Yandabo
7. Who among the following is the author of the book 'A Passage to England'? Nirad C Chaudhuri
8. Who authored 'A century is not Enough' in 2018? Sourav Ganguly
9. Who among the following became the first woman to win the Abel prize 2019? Karen Uhlenbeck
10. In which year did independent India win its first Olympic gold in the game of hockey? 1948
11. Silent Valley National Park is located in Kerala
12. The Bangladesh Liberation war ended on 16th December 1971
13. What is the name given to the graph that shows all the combinations of two commodities that a consumer can afford at the given market prices and within the particular income level in economic terms? Budget line
14. Who was the first female Shooter from India to reach number one in world ranking by the international shooting sport Federation 2014? Heena Sidhu
15. The Hindustan Socialist Republican Association was formed in the year 1928
16. Which is the busiest seaport in Pakistan? Port of Karachi
17. What is the definition for the term 'hibernation'? A state of reduced metabolic activity during winter season among some animals
18. Janku is a unique cultural custom followed in _____ as a Celebration of life Nepal
19. As a reaction to Rowlatt Act,________ was organised as National Humiliation Day. 6th April 1919
20. Who was the first Indian to receive the Raman Magsaysay Award for his contribution to community leadership? Acharya Vinoba Bhave
21. What is the term used to describe the angular distance of a place North or South of Earth's equator? Latitude
22, Which of the following is the third stage in the metamorphosis of a butterfly? Pupa
23. In economic terms what do you mean by 'intermediate goods'? Goods sold between industries for the resale or production of Other goods
24. The Maximum strength of the Bangladeshi Parliament is 350
25. How many provinces is the country of Nepal divided into? 7
26. Which world leader is awarded the St Andrew the Apostle, the highest order of the Russian Federation in the year 2019? Narendra Modi
27. Which of the following kings is regarded as the founder of the kingdom of Nepal? Prithvi Narayan Shah
28. The term 'Putt' is used in the sport Golf
29. Which of the following plants is carnivorous? Venus flytrap
30. Which tribe of Pakistan performs a traditional dance form called 'Waziri Dance'? Pashtun
31. The Khilafat movement of 1920 was organised as a protest against the injustice done to Turkey
32. How many Canine teeth does an adult human have? 4
33. Adal Tinkering Labs is an initiative by which of the following institutions? NITI Aayog
34. A traditional battery contains which of the following chemicals? Sulphuric acid
35. In which year was the term Gross Happiness Index coined by the fourth king of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck? 1972
36. Mother Teresa the founder of Missionaries of Charity was born on 26th August 1910
37. In 2018, Amnesty International stripped of the ambassador of conscience award given in 2009. Aung San Suu Kyi
38. The sepoy mutiny in India started from Meerut
39. What is the term of the elected representatives of a grama panchayat? 5 years
40. Marfati songs are traditional folk songs of Bangladesh
41. Which scientist discovered the penicillin? Alexander Fleming
42. Which of the following stars is nearest to the sun? Proxima centauri
43. Name the national bird of Bhutan Raven
44. The term 'cherry-picking' is used in which sport? Basketball
45. Which of the following creatures is oviparous? Frog
46. The summer solstice 2019 in the Northern hemisphere will occur on [latex]{21}^{st}[/latex]june
47. Jorwe culture was a chalcolithic archaeological site located in the present day Indian state of Maharashtra
48. Which of the following acid is present in ant bites? Formic acid
49. Which of the following authors received the Jnanpeeth award in 2018? Amitabh Ghosh
50. In India, 24th January is observed as which one of the following days? National Girl Child Day
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1. Which of the following is a smallest bird in the world? Bee Hummingbird
2. Who was named as the chief executive officer of ICC in January 2019? Manu Sawhney
3. Who was the Indian Army chief at the time of Bangladesh Liberation war? Sam Manekshaw
4. The demand for a commodity or service which is a consequence of the demand for something else is called Derived demand
5. In which year was the East India Company incorporated for the exploitation of trade with east and Southeast Asia and India? 1600
6. Which economist gave the theory of opportunity cost? Gottfried Haberier
7. Who among the following wrote the book 'A history of the sikhs' Khushwant Singh
8. Vijay Hazare was a famous Indian player associated with the sport of Cricket
9. Fertile riverine Alluvial soil is best suited for producing Rice
10. The energy derived from the heat of earth is called Geothermal energy
11. Which article of the Constitution of India talks about the provisions for impeachment of the president of India? Article 61
12. Identify the foreigner who has been conferred the second highest civilian award in India, Padma vibhushan for exceptional and distinguished service in 2019 Ismail Omar Guellah
13. In January 2019, was name the world number one boxer by International Boxing Association? Mary Kom
14. What is the chemical name of baking soda? Sodium hydrogen carbonate
15. As per Mankiw's principle of Economics, the standard of living of a country depends on the country's Ability to produce goods and services
16. Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura became States under North Eastern Areas (reorganisation) Act, 1971
17. Which instrument is used to measure the intensity of light produced by an unknown source in terms of a standard source? Photometre
18. When the output is equal to zero, the variable cost is Zero
19. Kazi Nazrul Islam is the national poet of Bangladesh
20. Which Indian Archer won the gold medal in the women's recurve event at the 2018 Hyundai archery World Cup? Deepika Kumari
21. 'India of My dreams' is a book of compilation of passages from writings and speeches of Mahatma Gandhi
22, Who was the longest serving prime minister of Bangladesh? Sheikh Hasina
23. In which year did Vasco da Gama landed in Calicut? 1498
24. Who among the following was the first chief minister of Kerala? EMS Namboodiripad
25. Name the women of Indian Origin who was appointed chief executive officer of Pepsico in the year 2006? Indra Nooyi
26. The 'Diphu Pass' which is the tri junction between India, Myanmar and China is on which border line? Macmohan line
27. Who was the first president of the Republic of China? Yuan Shikai
28. Which is the unit of measuring intensity of sound? Decibels
29. In January 2019 which became the first Indian state to implement 10% reservation for the economically weaker sections? Gujarat
30. The Indian Badminton player who won the Canadian Open Women's Doubles title in 2015 along with Ashwini Ponnappa was Jwala Gutta
31. Daringbadi hill station is located in Indian state of _____ Odisha
32. According to _______ pressure is equal to the force divided by the area on which it acts. Pascal's law
33. Who discovered the first vaccine for smallpox? Edward Jenner
34. Which Indian state launched the PRANAM Commission to protect the parents of Government employees? Assam
35. The constitution of India was amended for the first time in which year? 1951
36. Which Indian author wrote the book 'The English Teacher'? R.K Narayan
37. In which province of China is the Huangguoshu National Park located which houses the world's largest waterfall cluster? Guizhou
38. World Water Day is celebrated on [latex]{22}^{nd}[/latex] March
39. In 2019, Harshvardhan the Union Minister for environment, forest and climate change launched the India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP). On which day was ICAP released? 8th March
40. In which part of the female flower does fertilization takes place? Ovary
41. The 'Tanakh' is the sacred text of which religion? Judaism
42. _____ became the most successful Doubles player in the history of Davis Cup as on 2018. Leander Paes
43. Which of the following was a port city of the Indus valley civilization? Lothal
44. The phrase 'survival of the fittest' as a way of describing the mechanism of natural selection was coined by Herbert Spencer
45. The interest rate charged by banks on short term loans to their largest, most secure and most creditworthy customers is called _______ Prime lending rate
46. Night blindness is caused by the deficiency of vitamin A
47. The Indus water Treaty was signed between India and _____ Pakistan
48. About 70% of the sun is made up of Hydrogen
49. Which of the following Indian authors is one of the four screenplay writers of the movie 'Kai Po Che'? Chetan Bhagat
50. When was the constitution of Pakistan enforced? 1973
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1. Which of the following is the highest altitude lake of Pakistan? Paristan lake
2. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) is calculated as a percentage of each banks ____ Net demand and time liabilities
3. The former princely state of Tripura in the North Eastern part of India was ruled by _______ dynasty Manikya
4. ____ assumed the title of 'Gangaikondachola' or the Conqueror of the river Ganga. Rajendra Chola I
5. Bhavai is a traditional dance form of Gujarat
6. DNA is stored majorly in ____ of the cell Nucleus
7. Who among the following is the only Indian to have won the Amateur World title in both snooker and billiards? Pankaj Advani
8. The 'Friendship Highway' is a road that connects China to _______ Nepal
9. In which year was the battle of Goa fought? 1510
10. Who is the author of the book 'India Shastra: Reflections on the nation in our time' ? Shashi Tharoor
11. Which is the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra? Kalsubai Shikar
12. Who was the last ruler of the Vaghela dynasty of Gujarat after whose defeate the kingdom was passed to Alauddin Khilji? Karandev
13. _____ is well known for the golden beautification of the Harmandir Sahib Gurudwara in Amritsar, famously known as the Golden Temple. Ranjit Singh
14. Dashain is the grandest festival of ______ Nepal
15. Which Indian Badminton player was runner-up at the 2019 Swiss open tournament? Sai Praneeth
16. Blue Litmus Paper turns _____ on contact with an acidic solution Red
17. Name the tissue that transports food to various parts of a plant Phloem
18. What effect will a decrease in demand and increase in supply will have on equilibrium price? Equilibrium price will fall
19. Which of the following is called the 'popular chamber'? Lok Sabha
20. What is the dominant chemical present in detergent powder? Sodium carbonate
21. A substantial increase in capital expenditure or revenue deficit leads to Fiscal deficit
22, Which of the following Indian filmmakers was given the title of 'Ambassador of Interlaken' in 2011 at Switzerland? Yash Chopra
23. The term 'Dolphin Kick' is associated with which sport? Swimming
24. Which article of the Constitution of India provides that each Indian state will have a Governor? Article 153
25. Which Indian batsman was the first to hit six consecutive sixes in first class cricket? Ravi Shastri
26. In the year _______ the Maratha empire ceased to exist with the Surrender of the Marathas to the British, ending the third Anglo Maratha war. 18.18
27. What is the distinctive characteristics of marsupials? They carry young ones in pouches
28. Which country is the largest producer of Wheat in the world? China
29. To which Indian state does the tribe of 'Nyishi' belong? Arunachal Pradesh
30. Rajat has hypermetropia. What type of lens will be the ophthalmologist recommend to correct his vision? Convex
31. ____ has been established as the annual 'International Day of Happiness' [latex]{20}^{th}[/latex] March
32. What was India's rank among 156 countries in the Global Happiness Index 2019? [latex]{140}^{th}[/latex]
33. Which state of India has the longest mainland coastline? Gujarat
34. During World War II ,the battle of Kohima and Imphal were fought in the year 1944
35. Who is the first Indian national to win the 'Sri Lanka Ratna' award? Narasimham Ram
36. Who presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha? Speaker of Lok Sabha
37. Who is the author of the book 'Freedom from Fear : And Other Writings'? Aung San Suu Kyi
38. Which instrument is used to measure blood pressure? Sphygmomanometer
39. The term ______ is prefixed to scientific terms to describe something that is constant Iso
40. In which year was the University Grants Commission (UGC) formally established? 1956
41. When was Indian Super League started? 2013
42. Under which article of the Constitution of India can members of the anglo-indian community be nominated to the Lok Sabha by the President? Article 331
43. Burma become independent sovereign Republic in the year 1948
44. The river Ganga emerges from Gangotri Glacier and ends at Bay of Bengal
45. Which of the following is the national bird of China? Red crowned crane
46. Dolly, the first cloned living being created at Roslin institute in Scotland was a Sheep
47. UN's Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) elected to the 18 member committee 'CESCR' for the Asia Pacific seat in 2018. Preeti Saran
48. When the fiscal deficit is high, what happens to prices? There is no direct impact on prices
49. What is the chemical name of the Deadly poison 'Cyanide'? Prussic acid
50. The term 'Blood Moon' is used to refer to Lunar eclipse
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1. Mitra Mela was a Revolutionary organisation founded by Veer Savarkar in the year 1900
2. How many international airports are there in India? 17
3. Which country in the world has the largest number of international borders? China
4. What is the value of all tangible resources such as raw materials And Labour that are used in the production process called? Real Cost
5. Who among the following was given the title 'Quaid-i-Azam'? Muhammad Ali Jinnah
6. In which year did the Indian Premier League started? 2008
7. Cathriona Grey of ______ was crowned Miss Universe in 2018. Philippines
8. Who became the fastest Asian to cycle around the globe in 2018? Vedangi Kulkarni
9. Which Indian author wrote the book 'Two Lives'? Vikram Seth
10. ______ gases trap heat in the atmosphere which makes the earth warmer, causing global warming. Greenhouse
11. Who was the first Chinese to receive the Nobel Prize for literature? Mo Yan
12. Which team won the Indian Premier League 2018? Chennai Super Kings
13. Bihar Diwas is annualy celebrated on [latex]{22}^{nd}[/latex] March
14. In March 2019, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India grounded which aircraft due to technical fault? Boeing 737 Max 8
15. Which is the national sport of Sri Lanka? Volleyball
16. Which human body part can be well called the 'chemical factory' of our body? Liver
17. A Marketplace in which A final good or services bought and sold is called Product market
18. Opium Wars were fought between the British and China
19. Rule (of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha) does not involve a formal motion before the Parliament House, hence no voting can take place after the discussion on matters under this rule. 193
20. Which country won the South Asian Football Federation (SAAF) women's Championship in 2019? India
21. Sir Thomas Roe visited the court of Mughal ruler ______ Jahangir
22, Which one of the following is the deepest gorge in the world? Kali Gandaki gorge
23. Both Haemoglobin and myoglobin require ________ for formation Iron
24. Nitrous oxide is the chemical name of Laughing gas
25. Which of the following is the longest river in Pakistan that originates from lake Manasarovar? Indus
26. Scientific study of rocks is called Petrology
27. British East India company defeated the Portuguese in the ______ Battle of Suvali
28. Which country hosted the 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey tournament? Malaysia
29. How many provinces are there in Sri Lanka? 9
30. In China, 2019 (which starts on 5 February and ends on 24 January) is the year of the Pig
31. A _____ is not constrained by prior work. Greenfield project
32. Tipu Sultan and British East India company signed the Treaty of Mangalore in the year 1784
33. In India, which of the following articles of the Constitution of India provides for the formation of a new state? Article 3
34. Which player has the record of scoring the most runs in the history of ICC World Cup? Sachin Tendulkar
35. When was the 'Battle of Tukaroi' fought? 1575
36. What is the unit of measure of a magnetic field? Tesla
37. What is the economic impact of increase in productivity of firms? Increase in Gross Domestic Product
38. Who is the author of the book 'The Bird of Time : Songs of life, Death and the Spring'? Sarojini Naidu
39. What is the other name for 'Orion' constellation? Hunter
40. The process of changing from liquid to gas is called Vaporization
41. The Special Olympics 2019 were held in Abu Dhabi
42. In which of the following state is the 'Lusei' dialect spoken? Mizoram
43. In Parliament, who takes the final decision on whether a bill is a money bill or not? Speaker
44. 'Rehuke khim' or 'cowrie shawl' our traditional Textiles of Nagaland
45. In the context of Indian Parliament what is 'Zero Hour'? Time immediately after Question Hour
46. Which of the following is called the 'Grand Canyon of India'? Great Canyon of Gandikota
47. When was the Battle of Kanauj fought? 1540
48. Which document based on Indian society won an Academy Award in 2019? Period : End of Sentence
49. What would happen to the demand curve when there is an increase in the price of substitute products? Outward shift
50. The easternmost point of India is Kibithu
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1. Identify the element that is most prolific in the earth crust? Oxygen
2. The Sahyadari mountains run from _____ to Kanyakumari, the southernmost part of India Gujarat
3. The Aligarh movement was started by Syed Ahmed Khan
4. The phrase 'Bend your back' is used in which sport? Cricket
5. Which of the following Indians was one of the founders of Dartington Hall School in Japan? Rabindranath Tagore
6. Where is the National War Memorial of India located? New Delhi
7. Surendra Nath Banerjee and Anand Mohan Bose founded ______ in Bengal in 1876. Indian Association
8. Which is the largest recognised constellation? Hydra
9. Chepu is a unique cultural symbol of Nepal
10. Who among the following was the longest serving governor of an Indian state? Padmaja Naidu
11. In which part of the body is blood produced? Bone Marrow
12. In which year was the battle of saragarhi fought? 1897
13. As of April 2019 who is longest serving Chief Minister of an Indian state? Pawan Kumar Chamling
14. Byopa is a traditional headgear of tribes belonging to Arunachal Pradesh
15. Identify the part of brain that controls the maintenance of posture,balance and equilibrium. Cerebellum
16. In December 2018, Havelock Island was renamed as Swaraj Dweep
17. Which is the national sport of Bangladesh? Kabaddi
18. Wind turbines convert ____ energy into mechanical power. Kinetic
19. Which of the following is the largest container port of India? Jawaharlal Nehru port, Mumbai
20. Which theory in Economics proposes that countries export what they can most efficiently and plentifully produce? Heckscher-Ohlin Model
21. Who is the author of the book 'The Buddha and his Dhamma'? BR Ambedkar
22, Name the comprehensive pension management system developed by the Department of Telecom in December 2018. SAMPANN
23. With which sport is the term bleeder associated? Boxing
24. What was the theme of World AIDS Day 2018? Know your status
25. Which theory is used to make long run predictions about exchange rates in a flexible exchange rate system? Purchasing Power Parity Theory
26. The study of insects is called Entomology
27. In which medical condition is the eye's optic nerve damaged and the condition worsens over time? Glaucoma
28. Who was the first Russian Prime Minister to visit independent India? Nikolai Bulganin
29. How many sessions of the Lok Sabha are normally held in a year? 3
30. Which state of India was ruled by the Ahom dynasty? Assam
31. Which was the wettest place in India in 2018 as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD)? Mahabaleshwar
32. Which of the following is the highest peak in Sri Lanka? Mount Pedro
33. Who among the following was the last Nawab of Awadh? Wajid Ali Shah
34. The East India company sent captain William Hawkins to the court of Emperor _______ in 1608 to seek permission to open a factory at Surat. Jahangir
35. Wilson's disease is an inherited disorder in which excessive amounts of ____ accumulate in the body. Copper
36. _____ was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India Sukumar Sen
37. The approximate diameter of the sun is ___ times the diameter of earth. 109
38. Name the westernmost point of India Ghuar Mota
39. The Ayushman Bharat Scheme introduced by the government of India provides medical coverage upto _____ per family per year. Rs 5 Lakhs
40. Name the smallest district in India Mahe
41. ___ was named The cleanest city in the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2019 Indore
42. What was the historical name of the city of Guwahati? Pragjyotishpur
43. Which of the following is not a part of 'Char Dham Yatra' in North India? Vaishno Devi
44. People above the age of ________ years are not eligible for the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Manthan Yojana. 40
45. Name the oldest operating port in India built by the British East India company. Kolkata Port
46. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act was passed in the year 1956
47. In 2015, aircraft maker Boeing developed a metal called ____ , which is lighter than air and stronger than Steel. Microlattice
48. As of 2018, India is the leading milk producing country in the world, accounting for approximately ____of the Global market share. 19%
49. The Pradhan Mantri Sram Yogi Manthan Yojana ensures old age protection for unorganised workers whose monthly income is less than or equal to _______ Rs 15,000
50. Which team won the Ranji Trophy 2018-19? Vidarbha
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1. What is the height of the Statue of unity? 182 m
2. Which of the following does not share its boundary with Chattisgarh? West Bengal
3. On which date Cricket World 2019 Started? 30th May 2019
4. Who is the newly appointed CM of Sikkim? Prem Singh Tamang
5. Who was the defense minister of India at the time of Indo-Pak war 1971? Jagjivan Ram
6. Who is the Author of Gulam-Giri Book? Jyotiba Phule
7. Where was 2018 Global Ventures Summit occurs? Bali (Indonesia)
8. A person who used 'Blockchain Technology' for the first time? Satoshi Nakamoto
9. Karun Chandhok belongs to which game? Racing
10. Who is the Chairman if ICC? Shashank Manohar
11. Which gland produces lipase? Pancreas
12. Which is the coldest place in India? Drass
13. Who is the Current Chief of the Naval Staff India? Karambir Singh
14. Which art form has been declared as among the "Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity'' by UNESCO? Koodiyattam
15. AIX (Advanced Interactive executive) is “an open operating system from IBM that is based on which OS? UNIX
16. Sunauli border separates India and which country? Nepal
17. During the Sao Joao festivities, Goans present ____ to each other. Fruits
18. The movement of the local farmers of Bardoli in Gujarat against the British in 1928 was led by _________ Vallabhbhai Patel
19. Who was the first Indian to win the Miss Universe title? Sushmita Sen
20. ______ is a hearing-impaired Indian golfer who won her first professional title at the age of 18. In March 2019, she became the second Indian women golfer to win on the : Ladies European Tour' Diksha Dagar
21. The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act was passed in the year 2006
22, An adult human body has ____ bones 206
23. ___ is the hottest planet in our solar system. Venus
24. The 'Instrument of Surrender' which ended the Portuguese rule in India was signed on _______ [latex]{19}^{th}[/latex] December 1961