General Awareness Questions for UPSC SSC RRB APSC and BANK Competitive Exams Set-1

Q.1. Fedaration cup,World cup, Allwyn international trophy and challenge cup are awarded to winners of

A. Tennis

B. Volleyball

C. Basketball

D. Cricket

Answer: B. Volleyball

Q.2. Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries of

A. Andhra Pradesh

B. Tamil nadu

C. Kerala

D. Orissa

Answer: D. Orissa

Q.3. Which is considered as the biggest port of India?

A. Kolkata B. Cochin
C. Chennai D. Mumbai

Answer: D. Mumbai

Q.4. Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because

A. The infrared light kills bacteria in the body
B. Resistance power increases
C. The pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan
D. The ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

Answer: D. the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

Q.5. Fathometer is used to measure

A. Earthquakes

B. Rainfall

C. Ocean depth

D. Sound intensity

Answer: C. Ocean depth

Q.6. Epsom(England) is the place associated with

A. Snooker

B. Shooting

C. Polo

D. Horse racing

Answer: D. Horse racing

Q.7. Some pins are needles. Some needles are handles. Some handles are locks. Some locks are keys.


I. Some keys are handles

II.Some handles are pins

III. Some pins are keys

A. None follows

B. Only I and II follow

C. only II and III follow

D. only I and III follow

Answer: A. None follows

Q.8. The most important small scale industry in india is the

A. Textile Industry B. Paper Industry
C. Handloom Industry D. Jute industry

Answer: C. Handloom Industry

Q.9. At which particular place on earth are days and nights of equal length always?

A. Prime Meridian B. Poles
C. Equator D. No where

Answer: C. Equator

Q.10. What is the Study of human beauty called?

A. Argology B. Kalology
C. Agrostology D. Oncology

Answer: B. Kalology

Q.11. Who said, “Inflation is unjust but deflation is inexpedient. Of the two, deflation is worse “?

A. J.M Keynes

B. Amartya Sen

C. J.G Gurlay

D. J.N Bhagwati

Answer: A. J.M Keynes

Q.12. Who was appointed as new Brand Ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission in 2017 ?

A. Priyanka Chopra

B. Shilpa Shetty

C. Kangana Ranaut

D. Anushka Sharma

Answer: B. Shilpa Shetty

Q.13. Name the plant important in sericulture

A. Pea

B. Legumes

C. Mulberry

D. Cassia

Answer: C. Mulberry

Q.14. Which statement about PFD’s is true?

A. PFDs are difficult to put on in the water
B. Use gasoline to clean a PFD coated with oil or grease
C. PFDs do not float well in shallow water
D. Children’s PFDs should fit loosely

Answer: A. PFDs are difficult to put on in the water

Q.15.Fastest Shorthand Writer was

A. Dr. G. D. Bist

B. J.R.D. Tata

C. J.M. Tagore

D. Khudada Khan

Answer: A. Dr. G. D. Bist

Q.16. Yellow colour of papaya is due to

A. Caricaxanthin

B. Carotene

C. Lycopene

D. Papain

Answer: A. Caricaxanthin

Q.17. The study of Heavenly bodies is called

A. Astronomy

B. Astrology

C. Astrophysics

D. Astronautics

Answer: A. Astronomy

Q.18. Name the continent where ‘Tundra’ type of climate is not found

A. Europe

B. Asia

C. Africa

D. North America

Answer: C. Africa

Q.19. FFC stands for

A. Foreign Finance Corporation
B. Film Finance Corporation
C. Federation of Football Council
D. None of the above

Answer: B. Film Finance Corporation

Q.20. Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?


B. Fiji

C. India


Answer: B. Fiji

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