SSC General Knowledge Questions (Day-74)

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1) Which among the following comes under secondary sector of Indian Economy?

(a) Sugar Industry

(b) Fishing

(c) Insurance

(d) Transport of goods

2) _____ sector is characterised by small and scattered units which are largely outside the control of the government.

(a) Unorganized

(b) Organised

(c) Disguised

(d) Seasonal

3) What is Educated unemployment?

(a) Kind of unemployment generally found in urban areas

(b) Kind of unemployment when people are not able to find jobs during some months of the year

(c) Kind of employment generally found in urban areas

(d) None of these

4) Who decides Bank Rate in India?

(a) Finance Minister of India

(b) President of India

(c) Reserve Bank of India

(d) State Bank of India

5) What is current minimum saving deposit rate in India?

(a) 6.00 %per annum

(b) 6.25% per annum

(c) 3.50% per annum

(d) 4.5% per annum

6) Martial law is _____.

(a) sudden overthrow of a government illegally

(b) a system of rules that takes effect when a military authority takes control of normal administration of justice

(c) territory under the immediate political control of another state

(d) None of these

7) In which form of government the rulers are elected by the people?

(a) Autocratic

(b) Democratic

(c) Martial law

(d) Aristocratic

8) _____ is an institutional mechanism to accommodate two sets of polities-one at the regional level and the other at the national level.

(a) Feudalism

(b) Democracy

(c) Federalism

(d) Aristocracy

9) Who appoints chairman of Union Public Service Commission?

(a) Prime Minister of India

(b) President of India

(c) Judge of Supreme Court

(d) Judge of High Court

10) Fundamental duties is given in which part of Indian constitution?

(a) Part I

(b) Part II

(c) Part III

(d) Part IV A

Answers :

1) Answer: A

The secondary sector of the economy includes those economic sectors that create a finished usable product and hence depend on primary sector industries for the raw materials. This sector includes mining, manufacturing(Sugar Industry) and construction.

2) Answer: A

The unorganised sector is characterised by small and scattered units which are largely outside the -control of the government.

3) Answer: A

Educated unemployment or underemployment is due to a mismatch between the aspirations of graduates and employment opportunities available to them.

4) Answer: C

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) determine the bank rate.

5) Answer: C

The current savings deposit rate at the country’s largest bank, the State Bank of India is 3.50% for deposits below Rs.1 crore and 4.00% p.a. for deposits above this margin.

6) Answer: B

Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory. Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public.

7) Answer: B

Democracy is a form of government in which the rulers are elected by the people.

8) Answer: C

Federalism is an institutional mechanism to accommodate two sets of polities—one at the regional level and the other at the national level. Each government is autonomous in its own sphere. In some federal countries, there is even a system of dual citizenship.l

9) Answer: B

The Chairman and other members of Union Public Service Commission shall be appointed by the President.

10) A
nswer: D

The Fundamental Duties are defined as the moral obligations of all citizens to help promote a spirit of patriotism and to uphold the unity of India. These duties, set out in Part IV–A of the Constitution, concern individuals and the nation.

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