GK Quiz for SSC CGL Exam 2017
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Q1.Who among the following governor-generals created the covenanted Civil Service of India which later came to be known as the Indian Civil Service ?
A. Warren Hastings
D. William Bentinck
Q2.Which one of (the following is rightly described as the Magna Carta of local government in India ?
A. Montague's Declaration, 1917
B. Ripon's Resolution, 1882
C. CR Formula, 1945
D. Mountbatten Plan, 1947
Q3.The basic objective of planing in India is ?
A. increasing employment opportunities
B. expansion of key industries
C. increase in agricultural output
D. All of the above
Q4.'Bhoodan Yojana,' as a measure of gifting land by the rich landlords to the landless labourers, was started by ?
A. Acharya Vinoba Bhave
B. Acharya Narendra Dev
C. Raj Narain
D. Medha Patkar
Q5.Which one among the following is the chief compound used in papper spray, a riot control agent ?
B. Black pepper
C. Sulphur dioxide
D. Hydrogen sulphide
Q6.The highest temperature can be achieved in which type of furnace ?
D. None of these
Q7. Which of the following sultans tried to organise the Army on the decimal system, or the Mongol pattern?
A. Ghiyasuddin Balban
B. Alauddin Khilji
C. Muhammad bin Tughlaq
D. Firoz Tughlaq
Q8.The motive of Alaudin Khilji in invading South India was/were to ?
A. secure fabulous wealth
B. force the Deccan states to accept the suzerainty of the Sultanate
C. Both 'a' and 'b'
D. annex the South to the Sultanate of Delhi
Q9.Why did Guru Nanak's teachings become more popular than those of Kabir ?
A. Nanak was less vocal than Kabir in criticising the relious practices of the Hindus and Muslims
B. Nanak's teachings were furthen popularised by the Sikh Gurus after him.
C. Punjab, the meeting ground of various religions and foreign communities, was more receptive to the ideas of Nanak
D. All of the above
Q10.The immediate objective of the Treaty of Purandhar was to ?
A. remove the humiliation of defeat and keep Shivaji in good humour
B. throw a bone of contention between Shivaji and the ruler of Bijapur
C. place Shivaji on a treacherous course
D. make him a tool in the hands of the Mughals
Q11.Who among the following finally removed the Maratha Peshwa from his position, captured his territories and sent him off to a distant place ?
Q12.Where was the Theosophical Society founded in 1875 by Madame HP Blavatsky and Colonel H S Olcott ?
Q13.Which of the following was not one of the fundamental points of the religious teachings of the Theosophical society ?
A. The unity of God and three fold emanation of God
B. The Spiritual hierarchy of beings
C. Universal Brotherhood
D. Prayer and piety
Q14.Who founded a social organisation, the "Jat-Pat Torak Mandal" in 1922, for breaking the casts barriers among the Hindus ?
A. Bharti Parmanand
B. Dr BR Ambedkar
C. MG Ranade
D. Keshab Chandra Sen
Q15.Who among the following is the author of a collection of poems called 'Golden Threshold' ?
A. Aruna Asaf Ali
B. Annie Besant
C. Sarojini Naidu
D. Vijayalakshmi Pandit