General Awareness Quiz for CGL 2016 Exam

General Awareness Quiz for SSC CGL 2016 Exam

Practice makes a man perfect does sound a little stereotypical but takes it from me it surely makes a student near to perfect. After continuous practice, the rate of perfection will be sufficient to crack the CGL examination. 

Read the following question properly and then chose your option:

Q1. What does come to your mind when you read” International Solar Alliance”

1) The countries participating in the above alliance are known as “Sunshine countries” 
2) India is founding member of the above alliance 
3) Above mentioned alliance focuses on promoting solar technologies and investing in solar sector to enhance the income generation for the poor and global environment.

a) 1 and 3 only  b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only d) 1,2 and 3

Q2. What comes to your mind when you read the word Black Carbon?

1) Black carbon has the high absorbing capacity. It is aerosol in nature.
2) Black Carbon is primarily produced by burning fossil fuel, indoor pollution and burning crop residues.
3) Black Carbon can reduce Global warming and is considered to lower down the atmospheric temperature.

a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 only            d) None of the above

Q3. Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species or CMS. Which statement does it relate with

1) This convention is a settlement under the aegis of UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme).
2) The only Convention which specialises in protecting migratory species.
3) The Convention deals with migratory species which are about to extinct (Schedule-1).

a) 1 only
b) 1 & 2 only
c) 1,3 and 2
d) 2 & 3

Q4. Himalayan Forest Thrush (HFT). Which resembles the most with it?

1) HFT is the freshest species found predominantly in Northern parts of India and China.
2) HFT is similar to the species like Plain Backed Thrush and European Alpine Thrush
3) Zoothera Salimalii- This is the scientific name of HFT. 

a) 1 & 2
b) 1 & 3
c) 2 & 3
d) 1,2 & 3

Q5. Which statement describes stranded carbon 

1) Stranded carbon refers to the fossil fuel energy that would remain unused if and only if the world takes cognisance of the given carbon budget. 
2) Stranded carbon will be implicated on countries with sturdy coal reserves.

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 & 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

6. Hydrogen Bomb (H-Bomb)

1) It is made by performing both fission and fusion
2) It is known an H Bob=mb because of fusion of hydrogen atoms. 
3) It is comparatively powerful than an Atom Bomb.
4) It is adequate for missiles as it is small in size.

a) 2,3 & 4
b) 1 & 2 only
c) 1,2 & 3
d) 1,2,3,& 4

Q7. Human Development Report (HDR)

1) Its main work is to explore work as the fundamental activity which increases or decreases human capability.
2) India ranks abysmally behind Guatemala and Namibia.
3) Every year HDR is published by the UNDP.

a) 1 only
b) 1 & 2 only
c) 1,2 & 3
d) 2 & 3

Q8. Jallikattu:

1) It is an event conducted in Tamil Nadu during Pongal where bull vaulting is performed. 
2) Jallikattu ages back to Indus Valley Civilisation as an ancient sport.
3) Jallikattu’s evidence have been found in Sangam texts.

a) 1 only
b) 1 & 2
c) 1 and 3
d) 1,2 & 3

Q9. Seed Capital:

1) The initial capital used ti start a business.
2) It is a risky investment but helps to develop business ideas.
3) Recently, GOI (Government of India) scrapped the tax on seed capital which made it easier for the Angel investors.

a) 1 only
b) 1 & 2
c) 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3

Q10. Euthanasia: (Consider following the type of Euthanasia)

1) Passive euthanasia- an act of intentionally withdrawing medical treatment with the deliberate intention of causing the death of a terminally sick patient.
2) Active euthanasia- intentional act of putting death to a terminally ill patient. 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer key:

Q1- d
Q2- a
Q3- c
Q4- b
Q5- c
Q6- d
Q7- c
Q8- d
Q9- d
Q10- c

Report card:

10/10- Outstanding
9/10- Excellent
8/10- Intelligent
7/10- Very good
6/10- Good
5/10- Average
4/10- Below average
3/10- need improvement
2/10- Please start studying
1/10- Pad lo
0/10- N/A

We will soon post another quiz regarding CGL. So pull up your sock as the next 10 question will be regarding Indian polity for CGL Exam.

All the best

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