SSC General Knowledge Questions (Day-55)

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1) Indian Constitution contains how many schedules?

(a) Ten Schedules

(b) Twelve Schedules

(c) Fourteen Schedules

(d) Eight Schedules

2) Which of the following articles relates to ‘abolition of titles’?

(a) Article 51

(b) Article 50

(c) Article 18

(d) Article 32

3) How many members of Lok Sabha are nominated by the President?

(a) Two members

(b) Three members

(c) Eleven members

(d) Twelve members

4) Which of the following pair is INCORRECT?

(a) Hiuen Tsang – China

(b) Ibn Battuta – Morocco

(c) Magasthenes – Greece

(d) Fa-Hien – Malaysia

5) Who among the following started Bengal weekly newspaper ‘Sambad Kaumudi’ in year 1821?

(a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

(b) Aurobindo Ghosh

(c) Ramkrishna Paramhans

(d) Debendranath Tagore

6) The Vijayanagar ruler Krishna Deva Raya’s work ‘Amuktamalayada’ was written in which language?

(a) Tamil

(b) Malayalam

(c) Kannada

(d) Telugu

7) Idol of dancing girl (Bronze) is found in which of the following civilization?

(a) Mesopotamian Civilization

(b) Indus Valley Civilization

(c) Persian Civilization

(d) Egyptian Civilization

8) Who is also known as ‘Light of Asia’?

(a) Gautam Buddha

(b) Jesus Christ

(c) Prophet Mohammad

(d) Swami Vivekananda

9) What are the imaginary lines touching both the poles of earth called?

(a) Latitudes

(b) Longitudes

(c) Isobars

(d) Isotherms

10) On which of the following date, summer solstice is observed in Northern Hemisphere?

(a) 21st June

(b) 5th August

(c) 18th July

(d) 19th December

Answers :

1) Answer: B

Constitution of India have 448 articles in 25 parts, 12 schedules.

2) Answer: C

Article 18 prevents the state from confirming any title except military and academic distinction. Article 18 prohibits the Indian citizens from receiving titles from any foreign state. It is related with Abolition of Title.

3) Answer: A

President nominate two member of Anglo-Indian Community in Lok sabha.

4) Answer: D

Fa-Hien is the famous Chinese pilgrim who visited India during the rule of Chandra Gupta II.

5) Answer: A

Sambad Kaumudi was a Bengali weekly newspaper published from Kolkata in the first half of the 19th century by Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

6) Answer: D

Amuktamalyada is an epic poem in Telugu composed by Krishnadevaraya of the Vijayanagar Dynasty.

7) Answer: B

The “Dancing girl” found in Mohenjodaro is an artifact that echoes the architectural wonders of ancient, deep buried long ago. Some 4500 years old, this 10.8 cm long bronze statue of the dancing girl was found in 1926 from a broken down house on the “ninth lane” in Mohenjodaro. It is one of the most important sculpture of Indus Valley Civilization.

8) Answer: A

Gautam Buddha is known as Light of Asia.

9) Answer: B

Longitudes are geographical positioning markers that run from the geographical North Pole to the geographical South Pole, intersecting the Equator. They meet at both Poles, and specify the east-west position of a location.

10) Answer: A

Summer solstice is observed on 21st June in northern hemisphere.

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