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SSC CPO General Knowledge Sample Paper

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General Awareness Questions for SSC CPO:

SSC CPO General Knowledge Sample Paper (PDF) includes fifty objective type questions with answers marked bold for SSC CPO competitive exam.

Question: The main job of a CPU is to
(a) carry out program instructions
(b) store data/information for future use
(c) process data and information
(d) Both (a) land (c)

Question: Which river is called “national river” in India ?
(a) Ganga
(b) Yamuna
(c) Cauveri
(d) Krishna

Question: ‘International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women’s is observed to:
(a) 29 November
(b) 26 November
(c) 25 November
(d) 21 November

Question: When is the International Womens Day observed ?
(a) 8 March
(b) 14 February
(c) 10 May
(d) 2 October

Question: The poison of honey bee is
(a) Acidic
(b) Alkaline
(c) Saltish
(d) Protien

Question: National Environmental Engineering Reasearch Institute is located at
(a) Pune
(b) Delhi
(c) Nagpur
(d) Chennai

Question: Which Constitutional Amendment gave precedence to the Directive Principles of State Policy over Fundamental Rights?
(a) 42nd
(b) 44th
(c) 52nd
(d) 56th

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Question: Who was the first Indian lady to preside over the Congress ?
(a) Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
(b) Annie Besant
(c) Vijaylakshmi Pandit
(d) Amrita Shergill

Question: The administrative consequence of the Revolt of 1857 was transfer of power from—
(a) East India Company to the British Crown
(b) British Crown to the East India Company
(c) East India Company to the Governor General
(d) British Crown to the Board of Directors

Question: Sea water can be purified by the process of—
(a) Distillation
(b) Evaporation
(c) Filtration
(d) Fractional distillation

Question: Which current is responsible for increasing the temperature of Western Europe ?
(a) Labrador current
(b) Gulf stream
(c) Canari current
(d) North Equatorial current

Question: In which vertebrate oxygenated and deoxygenated blood gets mixed?
(a) Fish
(b) Amphibian
(c) Bird
(d) Mammal

Question: Birds usually have a single—
(a) Kidney
(b) Lung
(c) Testis
(d) Ovary

Question: EEG records the activity of—
(a) Heart
(b) Lungs
(c) Brain
(d) Muscles

Question: Vijay Stambha at Chittor was built by—
(a) Maharana Pratap
(b) Rana Sangram Singh
(c) Rana Kumbha
(d) Rana Ratan Singh

Question: The threat of global warming is increasing due to rising concentration of ____.
(a) Nitrous Oxide
(b) Ozone
(c) Sulphur dioxide
(d) Carbon dioxide

Question: Which Amendment of the Indian Constitution inserted the two words—“Socialist” and “Secular” in the Preamble ?
(a) 28th
(b) 40th
(c) 42nd
(d) 52nd

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Question: Two stones of different masses are dropped simultaneously from the top of a building—
(a) Smaller stone reaches the ground earlier
(b) Larger stone reaches the ground earlier
(c) Both the stones reach the ground at the same time
(d) Depends on the composition of the stone

Question: Where is Bangabandhu stadium?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Dhaka
(c) Patna
(d) Delhi

Question: DRDO came into existence in ___.
(a) 1960
(b) 1958
(c) 1962
(d) 1965

Question: The total value of goods and services produced in a country during a given period is
(a) Disposable income
(b) National income
(c) Per Capita Income
(d) Net national income

Question: Which one of the following state-ments is correct?
(a) Good money drives bad money out of circulation
(b) Bad money drives good money out of circulation
(c) Good and bad money cannot circulate together
(d) Cannot say

Question: Which of the following contains high content of lead?
(a) Coal
(b) Cooking gas
(c) High octane fuel
(d) low octane fuel

Question: One of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Jantar Mantar is situated at?
(a) Jaipur
(b) Goa
(c) Agra
(d) New Delhi

Question: The deficiency of Vitamin B causes—
(a) Scurvy
(b) Dermatitis
(c) Beri-beri
(d) Phynoderma

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Question: What is the full form of NATO?
(a) North Atlantic Treaty Organization
(b) North Asia Trade Organization
(c) North Atlantic Trade Organization
(d) North Asia Treaty organization

Question: Who was the first woman in the world to scale the Mount Everest ?
(a) Bachendri Pal
(b) Junko Tabei
(c) Yoko Ono
(d) Aung Sung

Question: Which of the following is not a Financial Regulator?
(a) IRDA
(b) PFRDA
(c) AMFI
(d) SEBI

Question: Which one of the following does not belong to the chain of communication?
(a) Telephone
(b) Receiver
(c) Message
(d) Sender

Question: Write the expansion for NASA
(a) National Air force and Space Administration
(b) National Aeronautics And Space Administration
(c) National Air force and Space Association
(d) National Aeronautics And Space Association

Question: What is an amendment to the Constitution?
(a) any change in Constitution
(b) any addition in Constitution
(c) in deletion in Constitution
(d) change of Constitution

Question: In the context of Indian wildlife, the flying fox is a ___
(a) Bat
(b) Kite
(c) Stork
(d) Vulture

Question: The revenue estimate of a budget are prepared by
(a) Estimates Committee
(b) Central Ministry of Finance
(c) Union Council of Ministers
(d) Respective Ministers

Question: Birds which swim in water have
(a) webbed feet
(b) broad wings
(c) long beaks
(d) toes with claws

Question: Who invented penicillin?
(a) Louis Pasteur
(b) Alexander Fleming
(c) Dreser
(d) Edward Jenner

Question: What is the full form of the term “ISO” ?
(a) Insurance & Social Obligations
(b) International Space Organisation
(c) Integrated Security Organisation
(d) International Standards Organisation

Question: Which among the following elements (metals) pollutes the air of a city having large number of automobiles?
(a) Lead
(b) Nickel
(c) Chromium
(d) Cadmium

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Question: The river which is not Westflowing towards the Arabian Sea is—
(a) Narmada
(b) Tapti
(c) Periyar
(d) Kaveri

Question: Which of the following metals forms an amalgum with other metals ?
(a) Lead
(b) Tin
(c) Zinc
(d) Mercury

Question: Under which Article of the Constitution is the President‟s Rule introduced in a state due to the failure
of the constitutional machinary?
(a) 352
(b) 356
(c) 360
(d) 350

Question: What are the main causes of the rural indebtedness?
(1) Poverty (2) Inability to repay loans (3) Zamindari System, which prevented farmers from owning the land
(a) Only (1)
(b) Only (2)
(c) Both (1) and (2)
(d) All (1), (2) and (3)

Question: Namdhapa National Park is in—
(a) Mizoram
(b) Manipur
(c) Tripura
(d) Arunachal Pradesh

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Question: In order to save an existing document with a different name you need to ….
(a) retype the document and give it a different name
(b) use the Save As command
(c) copy and paste the original document to a new document and then save
(d) use Windows Explorer to copy the document to a different location and then rename it

Question: Who presides over the joint sitting of the Parliament
(a) President
(b) Vice President
(c) Speaker
(d) Chief Justice

Question: Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant is situated in ___ city.
(a) Ratnagiri
(b) Pune
(c) Nagpur
(d) Mumbai

Question: Lira is currency of ____?
(a) USA
(b) Germany
(c) Italy
(d) Myanmar

Question: The largest state of India (area wise) is ___.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Maharastra
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan

Question: National Voters’ Day will be observed on ___.
(a) January 20
(b) January 25
(c) January 10
(d) January 15

Question: Who was the founder of the Asiatic Society?
(a) William Carey
(b) William Jones
(c) David Hare
(d) Marshman

Question: AGMARK Act came into force in India in ___.
(a) 1937
(b) 1957
(c) 1947
(d) 1967

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 SSC CPO General Awareness Sample Paper (PDF)

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