SSC General Awareness questions and answers: These questions and answers have been taken from previous years papers of various SSC Exams.
Question Number 1: Mughal presence in the Red Fort ceased with the fall of
B) Muhammad Shah
C) Shah Alam
D) Bahadur Shah ‘Zafar’
Answer & Explanation: Bahadur Shah ‘Zafar’
Question Number 2: Who was the first known Gupta ruler?
A) Sri Gupta
B) Chandragupta I
D) Kumaragupta I
Answer & Explanation: Chandragupta I
Question Number 3: Which of the following international prizes/awards is given for outstanding contribution n the field of the journalism?
A) Booker Prize
B) Pulitzer Prize
C) Sakharov Prize
D) Sullivan Prize
Answer & Explanation: Pulitzer Prize
Question Number 4: Who is recognised as the Father of Geometry?
C) Johann Kepler
D) Rene Descartes
Answer & Explanation: Euclid
Question Number 5: With which of the following fields is Ben Kingsley associated?
B) Medical Science
C) Motion Picture
D) Social Service
Answer & Explanation: Motion Picture: Ben Kingsley acted in the film Gandhi.
Question Number 6: Who among the following leaders was not assassinated?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Liaqat Ali Khan
C) Muhammed Ali Jinnah
D) Lord Louis Mountbatten
Answer & Explanation: Muhammed Ali Jinnah died in 1948 after illness at Karachi.
Question Number 7: When was colour TV transmission introduced in India?
Answer & Explanation: 1982
Question Number 8: Who was the founder Director of TIFR?
A) S. S. Bhatnagar
B) H. J. Bhabha
C) M. N. Saha
D) Vikaram Sarabhai
Answer & Explanation: H. J. Bhabha
Question Number 9: When was ISRO set up?
Answer & Explanation: 1969
Question Number 10: How many countries have exploded the atom bomb before India?
Answer & Explanation: A) India’s first atomic bomb was detonated on May 18, 1974. Before that Soviet Union, USA, Britain, France and China had exploded the atom bomb.
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