General Knowledge Set – 217 SSC Exam:

1. What is the main constituent of haemoglobin?

Answer:  Iron

2. By whom is the Prime Minister appointed?

Answer:  President

3. Which substance is a bad conductor of electricity but a good conductor of heat?

Answer:  Mica

4. When it is noon along 82° 30’ longitude, along what degree of longitude it will be 6.30 a.m.?

Answer:  0°E or W

5. Where is Greeco-Roman influence in Indian art found?

Answer:  Gandhara

6. In which terms is the Rate of growth of an economy measured?

Answer:  National income

7. Who wrote the poem, Subh-e Azadi?

Answer:  Faiz Ahmed Faiz

8. How many bones are there in the human cranium?

Answer:  8

9. Which plate movement is responsible for the formation of mid-ocean ridge?

Answer:  Divergent movement

10. For whom was the Peacock throne made?

Answer:  Shahjahan

11. To whom are the Ministers individually responsible?

Answer:  The President

12. For an astronaut in a space ship, how does the sky appear?

Answer:  Black

13. Who is considered the father of Sahatara (Sitar)?

Answer:  Amir Khusro

14. Which is the highest plateau in the world?

Answer:  Pamir Plateau

15. To whom was place for Amritsar given by Mughal emperor Akbar?

Answer:  Guru Ram Das

16. Who is the ex-officio chairman of Planning Commission and National Development Council?

Answer:  Prime Minister

17. Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the wall of which part?

Answer:  Artery

18. Who is directly responsible to Parliament for all matters concerning the Defence Services of India?

Answer:  Defence Minister

19. Which organisation prepares topographical maps of India?

Answer:  Geographical Survey of India

20. By whom the Mahatma Gandhi was referred to ‘Father of the Nation’ first?

Answer:  Subhash Chandra Bose

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