SSC exams has commenced from 4th June onwards. We hope that you are well prepared for this SSC exam battle. As you all know that General awareness is an important and scoring section in SSC exam.
Mission SSC : General Awareness Quiz : Day #2
So you should revise this section very well. Here we are also providing you some important questions of general awareness for SSC exam. So start practising these questions and take your preparation to the next level.
1) Gandhi ji’s Famous Quit India Movement call to the British was given in-
The Quit India Movement or the August Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8, 1942. It was a Civil Disobedience Movement to gain independence from British rule. This movement was Gandhiji’s call to the British to withdraw from India.
2) Who initiated the movement to form the Indian National Congress ?
a) A.O. Hume
b) W.C. Bannerjee
c) Annie Besant
Allan Octavian Hume retired British Indian Civil Service (ICS) officer founded the Indian National Congress (A political party of British India to Free India) in order to form a platform for civic and political dialogue among educated Indians.
3) Which of the following dynasties was not located in South India?
A Kalchuri dynasty was not located in South India. The Kalachuris were an Indian dynasty that ruled in west-central India between 6th and 7th centuries. They are also known as the Haihayas or as the “early Kalachuris” to distinguish them from their later namesakes. The Kalachuri territory included parts of present-day Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra.
4) Which of the following decisive battles had established the dominion of the British in India?
a) Battle of Plassey
b) Battle of Buxar
c) Battle of Wandiwash
d) Third Battle of Panipat
Battle of Buxar had established the dominion of the British in India. The Battle of Buxar was fought on 22 October 1764 between the forces under the command of the British East India Company, led by Hector Munro, and the combined armies of Mir Qasim, Nawab of Bengal till 1763; the Nawab of Awadh; and the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II.
5) Ustad Mansur was a famous painter of which Mughal ruler’s regime?
c) Shah Jahan
Ustad Mansur was a famous painter of the Mughal ruler Jahangir’s regime. Ustad Mansur was a seventeenth-century Mughal painter and court artist. He grew up during the reign of Jahangir during which period he excelled at depicting plants and animals.
6) The Panchayat Samiti remains accountable for its functions to?
a) The Gram Panchayats and Gram Sabhas
b) Zila Parishads
c) Anchal Panchayats
d) Janpad Panchayats
Zila Parishad is the apex body of the Panchayati Raj system located at the district level. Chairpersons/Presidents of Panchayat Samities come within its jurisdiction. The panchayat samiti is the link between the gram panchayat (village council) and the zila parishad (district board).
7) The constitution of India refers to the budget as the ______.
a) Annual Financial Statement
b) Money Bill
c) Finance Bill
d) Annual Money Statement
In Indian Constitution, there’s no reference of the term ‘budget’ and it refers to Annual Financial Statement. The Union Budget of India, also referred to as the Annual Financial Statement in the Article 112 of the Constitution of India, is the annual budget of the Republic of India
8) Elections in India for Parliament and State Legislatures are conducted by____________?
b) Election Commission of India
c) Prime Minister
Election Commission of India conducts both the elections for parliament and State legislature.
9) Who made the Indian Constitution?
a) The Constituent Assembly
b) British Parliament
c) Indian Parliament
d) The governor general
On 15 August 1947, India became an independent state and the constituent assembly started drafting the Indian Constitution.
Constituent Assembly under the Chairmanship of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar and with their President as Dr. Rajendra Prasad started drafting the world largest written constitution.
10) Government of India recently announced constitution of NITI Aayog as a policy think tank replacing Planning Commission. NITI stands for-
a) National Institution for Transforming India
b) It is not an acronym, but only a Sanskrit word for Policy
c) National Initiative for Technological India
d) New Initiative for Transforming India
NITI – National Institution for Transforming India