SSC CGL Previous Year General Awareness Questions

SSC CGL Previous Year General Awareness Questions: SSC CGL is one of the most popular competitive exams in India. SSC CGL 2022 will be conducted from 11th to 21st April 2022.

General awareness is one of the most important sections of the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam. In this blog, we are going to share memory-based SSC CGL previous year general awareness questions that will be beneficial to the students in their exam preparation.


SSC CGL Previous Year Questions

Q.1 Which institution fixes Repo Rate and the Reverse Repo Rate in India?

a. Ministry of Finance

b. State Bank of India

c. Reserve Bank of India

d. Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Q.2 Which of the following books is NOT written by Salman Rushdie?

a. Shame

b. Midnight’s Children

c. An Era of Darkness

d. The Satanic Verses

Q.3 Who is the President of Sri Lanka?

a. Chandrika Kumaratunga

b. Gotabaya Rajapaksa

c. D.M. Jayaratne

d. Maithripala Sirisena

Q.4 Which author won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his book – An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India.

a. Vikram Seth

b. Romila Thapar

c. Shashi Tharoor

d. Ramchandra Guha

Q.5 Name the physicist who discovered Neutron?

a. Enrico Fermi

b. J.S. Fleming

c. James Chadwick

d. Max Plank

Q.6 As on January 2020, Shri Bhupesh Baghel is the Chief Minister of which state?

a. Jharkhand

b. Haryana

c. Chhattisgarh

d. Odisha

Q.7 The Araku Valley, is located near which city?

a. Kochi

b. Madurai

c. Mangalore

d. Visakhapatnam

Q.8 Sir Thomas Roe came as an official ambassador to which Mughal emperor’s court?

a. Shah Jahan

b. Akbar

c. Aurangzeb

d. Jahangir

Q.9 The scientific study of domestic dogs is known as?

a. Carpology

b. Cynology

c. Chrematistics

d. Craniology

Q.10 The ruins of the ancient city of Hampi, is located in which present-day Indian state?

a. Bihar

b. Haryana

c. Telangana

d. Karnataka


1 – Reserve Bank of India

2 – An Era of Darkness

3 – Gotabaya Rajapaksa

4 – Shashi Tharoor

5 – James Chadwick

6 – Chhattisgarh

7 – Visakhapatnam

8 – Jahangir

9 – Cynology

10 – Karnataka

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