General Knowledge Set – 238 SSC Exam:

1. Which alloy is used for making magnets for hearing aids?

Answer: Alinco

2. Which year is celebrated as the International Year of Biodiversity?

Answer: 2010

3. The United Nations declared 2011 as which International Year?

Answer: Forest

4. Which pair of metals- 1 is supposed to constitute the internal core of the earth?

Answer:  Nickel and Iron

5. Which was the Mughal emperor, who died from a sudden fall from the staircase,?

Answer: Humayun

6. Which tissue in man where no cell division, occurs after birth?

Answer:  Nerves

7. What does the power of judicial review ensure?

Answer: The constitutionality of laws

8. Which physical quantities do not have the same dimensions?

Answer:  Force and pressure

9. Which is a high cloud?

Answer: Cirrus

10. Where is the mausoleum of Sher Shah?

Answer:  Sasaram

11. How is the contribution of agriculture to India’s economy?

Answer: Decreasing

12. The first railway line was laid in which state?

Answer:  North-East England

13. Which is branch of agriculture concerned with the production of crops?

Answer:  Agronomy

14. Which is the smallest country in South America?

Answer:  Surinam

15. Who annulled the Partition of Bengal?

Answer: Lord Hardinge

16. Chief Ministers of all the States are ex-officio members of which council?

Answer:  National Development Council

17. What does Nail polish remover contain?

Answer:  Acetone

18. Which is the largest man-made canal in the world?

Answer:  Suez Canal

19. Which is ‘the largest island?

Answer:  Kalatdeitnunat

20. With which did the Civil Disobedience Movement in India commence?

Answer:  The Dandi March

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