SSC General Knowledge Questions (Day-19)

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1) Dilwara Temple is located in which state?

a) Gujarat

b) Rajasthan

c) Bihar

d) Assam

2) Which is the oldest stock exchange in Asia?

a) Bombay Stock Exchange

b) National Stock Exchange

c) The Stock Exchange of Thailand

d) Shanghai Stock Exchange

3) World Red cross day is celebrated on which date?

a) 9 April

b) 7 October

c) 11 June

d) 8 May

4) Biography of Kalpana Chawla was written by whom?

a) Jean Pierre Harrison

b) Ruskin Bond

c) Walt Whitman

d) Tennessee Williams

5) Who is the first Women IPS officer who crossed the south pole?

a) Sonia Narang

b) Roopa Moudgil

c) Vimla Mehra

d) Aparna Kumar

6) Diphu Pass is a mountain pass associated with which state/UT?

a) Ladakh

b) Jammu and Kashmir

c) Tripura

d) Arunachal Pradesh

7) India’s first successful nuclear bomb test was conducted on__________.

a) 18 May 1974

b) 15 August 1977

c) 21 March 1989

d) 11 April 1972

8) Education was made a fundamental right under which of the following amendment?

a) 86th amendment, 2002

b) 83rd amendment, 2003

c) 87th amendment, 2003

d) 83rd amendment, 2002

9) Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra was built by whom?

a) Qutb-ud-din Aibak

b) Bahlul Khan Lodi

c) Ghiyath al-Din Tughlaq

d) Ghiyas ud-Din Balban

10) ‘Bharat Durdasha’ book is authored by whom?

a) Bhartendu Harishchandra

b) Abul Kalam Azad

c) Kishwar Desai

d) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Answers : 

1) Answer: B

The Dilwara Temples are a group of svetambara Jain temples located in Mount Abu, Rajasthan. They date between the 11th and 16th centuries, forming some of the most famous monuments in the style of Maru-Gurjara architecture, famous for their use of a very pure white marble and intricate marble carvings.

2) Answer: A

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is an Indian stock exchange located in Dalal Street, Mumbai which was established in 1875. It is India’s and even Asia’s oldest stock exchange.

3) Answer: D

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It is celebrated on 8 May each year. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant, who was born on 8 May 1828.

4) Answer: A

Kalpana Chawla was an Indian-American astronaut who was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Her biography is written by her husband, Jean Pierre Harrison. The book is titled ”The Edge of Time”.

5) Answer: D

Deputy Inspector General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Aparna Kumar is the first woman Indian Police Service (IPS) officer to reach South Pole. She is a 2002-batch IPS officer.

6) Answer: A

The Constitution (Eighty-Sixth Amendment) Act, 2002 inserted Article 21-A in the Constitution of India to provide free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine.

9) Answer: A

Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra is a large and imposing structure in the city of Ajmer in Rajasthan. It is one of the oldest mosques in India, and the oldest surviving monument in Ajmer. It was designed by Abu Bakr of Herat and constructed by Qutb-ud-Din-Aibak in 1192 CE.

10) Answer: A

Bharat Durdasha is a hindi Drama by Bhartendu Harishchandra published in 1875. He is considered one of the greatest Hindi writers of modern India.

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