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 ?
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
Question: National Environmental Engineering Reasearch Institute is located at
Question: Which Constitutional Amendment gave precedence to the Directive Principles of State Policy over Fundamental Rights?
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—
(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?
Question: Birds usually have a single—
Question: EEG records the activity of—
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
(c) Sulphur dioxide
(d) Carbon dioxide
Question: Which Amendment of the Indian Constitution inserted the two words—“Socialist” and “Secular” in the Preamble ?
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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?
Question: DRDO came into existence in ___.
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?
(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?
(d) New Delhi
Question: The deficiency of Vitamin B causes—
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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?
Question: Which one of the following does not belong to the chain of communication?
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 ___
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
(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?
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Question: The river which is not Westflowing towards the Arabian Sea is—
Question: Which of the following metals forms an amalgum with other metals ?
Question: Under which Article of the Constitution is the President‟s Rule introduced in a state due to the failure
of the constitutional machinary?
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—
(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
(b) Vice President
(d) Chief Justice
Question: Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant is situated in ___ city.
Question: Lira is currency of ____?
Question: The largest state of India (area wise) is ___.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
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
Question: AGMARK Act came into force in India in ___.
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