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General Knowledge Quiz For SSC CGL - Part 22

Daily General Knowledge Quiz For SSC CGL 2017

Note:  As SSC CGL Pre Exams 2017 is scheduled tentatively in the month of June or July. You will get daily 15 questions in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for your daily practice.

Q1.The Complete Combustion of fossil fuels and refuse produces ?
A. radon and carbon monoxide
B. volatile organic compounds
C. sulphuric acid and nitric acid
D. carbon dioxide and water vapour

Q2. What does the term 'locavore' mean?
A. A bacteria
B. An endangered species
C. The consumer who eats only locally grown food products
D. None of the above

Q3.What is the primary source of food for marine life ?
A. Phytoplankton
B. Zooplankton
C. Sea weed
D. Grass

Q4.When we consider 15' meridian on a world map or globe and count them in an Eastward direction starting with Greenwich Meridian (O), we find that the time of this meridian is ?
A. same as Greenwich
B. 1 hour fast
C. 1 hour slow
D. 12 hours fast

Q5. In which one of the following is a great dark plain called 'Maria' found?
A. Earth
B. Mars
C. Jupiter
D. Moon

Q6.The French Company for the trade of the East India company was founded in India by ?
A. Colbert
B. Francois Martin
C. Francois Caron
D. Da Ia Haye

Q7.Which one of the following was not one of the settlements established by Protuguese ?
A. Salsette
B. Bassein
C. Masulipatnam
D. Bombay

Q8.The Portuguese Estado da India was called wholly "a piratical and parasitic state" because ?
A. it completely monopolised India's foreign trade
B. it grew rich by ruthless plunder of unarmed Asian ships
C. it considered piracy and plunder more profitable than trade
D. All of the Above

Q9. Which one of the following was not responsible for the disintegration of the Gupta Empire?
A. Too much building activity during the Early Gupta period led to empty coffers
B. Feudalisation of administrative structure resulted in the weakening of control over its feudatories
C. Problem of succession in the dynasty led to the weakening of king's authority and legitimacy
D. The growing practice of land grants, along with the surrender of revenue and administrative rights, resulted in huge loss of revenue to the Gupta treasury and undermining of Gupta authority in general.

Q10.Which of the following non-Aryan social beliefs has been contining in Tamil Nandu since the Sangam Age ?
A. Children wearing an ornament on which the five weapons of Tirumala are punched
B. Wearing of Tali by bride or married woman
C. Shaving the head of the windows
D. Offering a ball of cooked rice of the departed soul

Q11.Ashokan inscriptions of Mansehra and Shahbazgadhi are writteen in ?
A. Prakrit language, Kharoshthi script
B. Prakrit language, Brahmi script
C. Prakrit language, Brahmi script
D. Aramic language, Kharoshthi script

Q12.Bronze icons of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariable show the deity with ?
A. eight hands
B. six hands
C. four hands
D. two hands

Q13.Which one of the following was the most market change in the institution of marriage ?
A. Vigorous attempts to discourage all inter caste marriages
B. The progency of the pratiloma marriages were regarded as shudras
C. Though monogamy was the normal rule, polygame was widely practiced by the aristocracy
D. Marriage of widows and divorces was prohibited

Q14. Which dynasty founder was an elected head?
A. Gahadavala
B. Chandella
C. Pala
D. Chahamana

Q15.In the Gupta age, Varahamihira wrote the famous book, Brihat Samhita, It was a treatise on?
A. astronomy
B. statecraft
C. ayurvedic system of medicine
D. economics

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