General Knowledge Set – 105 SSC Exam:

  1. Which of the following has been found useful in keeping cholesterol levels down?
    Answer: Garlic
  1. Which Directive Principle is based on Gandhian ideology?
    Answer: Promotion of cottage industries
  1. The tendency of a liquid drop to contract and why does it occupy a minimum area?
    Answer: Due to Surface tension
  1. After how many years does Halley’s Comet appear once in a period?
    Answer:76 years
  1. At which Harappan site has traces of a horse been found?
    Answer: Surkotda
  1. When was the Reserve Bank of India taken over by the Government?
  1. Who was the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court?
    Answer: Leila Seth
  1. What is the ready source of energy available for athletes?
    Answer: Carbohydrates
  1. Which is the time required for the Earth to return to a given point in its orbit with reference to a fixed star?
    Answer: Sideral year
  1. By whom was the Fourth Buddhist Council held?
    Answer: Kanishka
  1. After a no-confidence motion is admitted to the Lok Sabha, who decides a date for the debate?
    Answer: Lok Sabha Speaker
  1. Which metal was first discovered by man?
    Answer: Copper
  1. Who said ‘At the stroke of midnight, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom’?
    Answer:Jawaharlal Nehru
  1. When it is 12:00 noon in India, what would be the time in San Francisco (USA)?
    Answer: 8: 30 p.m. of the previous day
  1. Which rulers held a religious assembly at Prayag every five years?
    Answer: Harshavardhana
  1. For which purpose was the Nationalisation of banks done?
    Answer: Consolidating the economy
  1. The urine of a diabetes patient contains more than the average quantity of which thing?
    Answer: Sugar
  1. How many times was the term of the Lok Sabha extended up to 6 years?
    Answer: Once
  1. Which activity occupies the largest area of the world?
    Answer: Pastoral herding
  1. Which was the first scholar, who read Ashokan’s edicts?
    Answer: James
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