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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

SSC GD GK Most Expected Questions: SSC GD Constable exam 2022 will begin on 10 January and will be continued till 14 December 2022 in various centres throughout India. To help students appearing for the SSC GD Constable Exam, we are providing a compilation of SSC GD GK Most Expected Questions and SSC GD GK Important Questions for the SSC GD Constable Exam 2022-23. Students can download the SSC GD Most Important GK PDF in Hindi and English Language as per their preference. 

SSC GD GK Expected Questions

A total of 80 questions are asked in accordance with the most recent SSC GD Constable exam pattern, 20 of which will be from the General Awareness part. For this section only, candidates may select any language other than English or Hindi. The following are significant topics for the SSC GD syllabus for GK: 

  • Culture
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Geography
  • History
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Sports
  • National & International Affairs

Based on the above topics the SSC GD GK Expected Questions are going to be asked in the upcoming examination. Candidates are advised to go through the SSC GD GK Expected Questions below for complete preparation. 

SSC GD GK Important Questions

SSC GD GK Important Questions are provided below. Candidates can go through these questions and prepare for the upcoming SSC GD Constable exam.  

1.The Mughals were proud of their Timurid ancestry. How did they celebrate this?

A. By holding events like horse racing and shooting
B. By declaring a particular day as a holiday in the country
C. By each ruler getting a picture made of Timur and himself
D. By dedicating the day to soldiers

Answer ||| C 

2.Which of the following chemicals is known as vinegar?

A. Oxalic acid
B. Formic acid
C. Acetic acid
D. Tartaric acid

Answer ||| C 

3.With which of the following dance forms is Laxmi Narayana Sastri associated?

A. Odissi
B. Kathak
C. Kuchipudi
D. Mohiniyattam

Answer ||| C 

4.When did the rules under the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act come into force?

A. July 2004
B. August 2004
C. August 2003
D. July 2003

Answer ||| A 

5.Emma Raducanu is a professional tennis player from ______.

A. The US
B. Canada
C. Croatia
D. The UK

Answer ||| D 

6.Who among the following was a Portuguese viceroy in India?

A. Robert Clive
B. Comte de Lally
C. Francisco de Almeida
D. Francois Dupleix

Answer ||| C 

7.The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019 aims to retain the inclusive character as envisioned by the founding fathers of the Constitution of India by continuing the reservation of seats for the scheduled castes and the scheduled tribes up to ______.

A. 25 January 2035
B. 25 January 2025
C. 25 January 2040
D. 25 January 2030

Answer ||| D 

8.Laterite soil is poor in oxides of which among the following?

A. Aluminium
B. Titanium
C. Iron
D. Silicon

Answer ||| D 

9.Who wrote ‘Gita Rahasya’, which is a commentary on the Bhagavad-Gita, in the Mandalay jail of Myanmar?

A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B. Subhas Chandra Bose
C. Aurobindo Ghosh
D. Lala Lajpat Rai

Answer ||| A 

10.Who chaired ‘Aarogya Manthan’ 2.0 to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana?

A. Dr Ashwini Kumar Choubey
B. Amit Shah
C. Dr Harsh Vardhan
D. Dr Indu Bhushan

Answer ||| C 

11.Which of the following is a multicellular organism?

A. Paramoecium
B. Amoeba
C. Sponge
D. Chlamydomonas

Answer ||| C 

12.Neil Nongkynrih is a concert pianist and founder of _______ from India.

A. East Parade Malayalam Choir
B. Indian Fusion Chamber Choir
C. Shillong Chamber Choir
D. The Mozart Choir of India

Answer ||| C 

13.What do you call a region with a large number of deep gullies or ravines?

A. Badland topography
B. Arid topography
C. Humus region
D. Peninsular region

Answer ||| A 

14.________ has launched its new brand campaign titled ‘Contactless Connections’, in October 2020.

A. Contactless PNB Card
B. Contactless ICICI Card
C. Contactless SBI Card
D. Contactless Canara Card

Answer ||| C 

15.In which year was the Badminton Association of India formed?

A. 1967
B. 1956
C. 1934
D. 1978

Answer ||| C 

SSC GD General Knowledge Questions and Answers

SSC GD General Knowledge Questions and Answers are provided below. These questions are important from the aspirant’s point of view as these are the most expected GD GK questions for the upcoming exam which is going to be scheduled from 10th January 2023- 14th Feb 2023. 

1.According to the Union Budget 2020, when will India host G20 presidency?

A. 2022
B. 2023
C. 2020
D. 2021

Answer ||| A

Solution |||

● As per the budget announcement 2020, India was to host the G20 summit in 2022.

● Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has allocated Rs 100 crore for the preparation of the G20 Presidency meet, which was to held in India in 2022.

● G20 or the Group of 20 nations is a very influential economic multilateral forum and a platform for dialogue among the countries. It also acts as an effective coordination with the G8 group.

2.How many drugs were removed from the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) in September 2021?

A. 16
B. 19
C. 39
D. 36

Answer ||| A

Solution |||

● The Government of India has released the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) 2021, adding 39 drugs including anti-cancer, anti-diabetes and antiretroviral drugs to the list.

● It has also deleted 16 drugs from the NLEM 2015, including erythromycin and a combination of lamivudine.

● As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), Essential Medicines are those that satisfy the priority health care needs of the population.

● The National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) is a list released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

● The medicines listed in the NLEM are sold below a price ceiling fixed by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).

● In India, it was framed on the lines of the Essential Medicines List (EML) released by the WHO.

3.Which of the following countries has the world’s largest ice rink called ‘Rideau Canal’?

A. Canada
B. Switzerland
C. Russia
D. The US

Answer ||| A

Solution |||

● The Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is 7.8 km (4.8 miles) long and has a total maintained surface area of 165, 621 m² (1.782 million ft²), which is equivalent to 90 Olympic size skating rinks.

● This is called an ice rink (as distinguished from any number of other frozen bodies of water) because its entire length received daily maintenance such as sweeping, ice thickness checks and there are toilet and recreational facilities along its entire length.

4.According to which amended Act, can sons, daughters and their mothers get an equal share of family property?

A. Hindu Amendment Act 1950
B. Hindu Act 1956
C. Hindu Succession Amendment Act 2005
D. Hindu Succession Act 1950

Answer ||| C

Solution |||

● According to the Hindu Succession Amendment Act 2005; sons, daughters and their mothers can get an equal share of family property.

● This amendment ensures that all members of a family have equal rights when it comes to inheriting property.

● The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 was enacted to remove gender discriminatory provisions in the Hindu Succession Act, 1956. Daughters and mothers can get an equal share of the family property due to this Amendment.

5.Who among the following is the author of the book ‘Letters to Mother’?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Manmohan Singh
D. PV Narsimha Rao

Answer ||| A

Solution |||

● Letters written by PM Narendra Modi to his mother while growing up, will soon be published for the world to see.

● Titled, Letters to Mother, they will include a diary full of letters which had survived among the many the Prime Minister had destroyed.

● Dating back to 1986, these letters will be published by HarperCollins, India and translated in English by Bhawana Somaaya.

6.Which of the following banks signed a $1 billion loan agreement with Japan Bank for International Cooperation in October 2020?

A. Bank of Baroda
B. Industrial Development Bank of India
C. Punjab National Bank
D. State Bank of India

Answer ||| D

Solution |||

● India’s largest lender, State Bank of India, has raised $1 billion from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) to extend loans to the supply chain of the Japanese automobile industry in India.

● The loan is in the form of refinancing against the funding support provided to the manufacturers, suppliers and dealers of Japanese automobiles in India.

● This collaboration between SBI and JBIC will help the bank in extending loan facility to the entire supply chain at a time when people are preferring a personal mode of transport.

● Now the total loan facility between SBI and JBIC has become $2 billion. Earlier in October 2020, SBI inked a similar agreement for $1 billion with JBIC.

7.Change of a liquid into gas at any temperature below its boiling point is called:

A. crystallization
B. evaporation
C. deposition
D. condensation

Answer ||| B

Solution |||

● Evaporation is a type of vaporization of a liquid that occurs from the surface of a liquid into a gaseous phase below its boiling point.

● Evaporation is a phase transition from liquid to gas that occurs at temperatures lower than the boiling point at a given pressure.
● Evaporation is a type of vaporization that occurs on the surface of liquids and involves the transformation of liquid particles into gaseous particles.
● As a result, this process is said to involve a change in the matter state of liquids. 

8.Which of the following conditions could harm tea plantations?

A. Temperature above 35°C
B. Rainfall ranging between 150-300 cm
C. Hot and wet climate
D. Plantations along shady trees

Answer ||| A

Solution |||

● Tea bush is a tropical and sub-tropical plant and thrives well in hot and humid climate. There is a very close relation between climate, the yield and the quality of tea. The ideal temperature for its growth is 20°-30°C and temperatures above 35°C and● below 10°C are harmful for the bush.

● Temperature: 21°C to 29°C is ideal for the production of tea. High temperature is required in summer. The lowest temperature for the growth of tea is 16°C.
● Rainfall: 150-250 cm of rainfall is required for tea cultivation.
● Soil: Tea shrubs require fertile mountain soil mixed with lime and iron. The soil should be rich in humus.

9.The Persian chronicles described the Muslim Sultans as:

A. The Incarnation of God
B. The Shadow of God
C. The Disciple of God
D. The Follower of God

Answer ||| B

Solution |||

● The Muslim sultans and Padshahs did not claim to be reincarnations of god. But Persian court chronicles described them as shadow of god.

● An inscription in the Quwwat al-Islam mosque explained that God chose Alauddin (Sultan) as a king because he had the qualities of Moses and Solomon, the great lawgivers of the past.
● The greatest lawgiver and architect was God Himself. He created the world out of chaos and introduced order and symmetry. 

10.The Mughal Empire had started facing a crisis towards the end of the 17th century. Which of the following was NOT a factor for it?

A. Aurangzeb had depleted the military and financial resources of his empire by fighting a long war in the Deccan.
B. Under the successors of Aurangzeb, the efficiency of the imperial administration broke down.
C. The later Mughals kept a good check on their powerful ‘mansabdars’.
D. The peasant and zamindari rebellions in many parts of North and West India added to the problems.

Answer ||| C

Solution |||

● There were a number of factors that led to the decline of the Mughal Empire.
Emperor Aurangzeb fought a long war in the Deccan. As a result, the military and financial resources of his empire got depleted.

● The successors of Aurangzeb were not at all efficient. The efficiency of the imperial administration broke down.
● It became increasingly difficult for later Mughal emperors to keep a check on their powerful Nobles appointed as governors often controlled the offices of revenue and military administration as well. this gave them extraordinary political, economic and military powers over vast regions of the Mughal Empire.
● Under the later Mughals, peasant and zamindar rebellions increased in many parts of northern and western India.
● These revolts were sometimes caused by the pressures of mounting taxes. The local chieftains were also becoming powerful by seizing the economic resources of the region.
● The later Mughals were not able to keep a good check on their powerful ‘mansabdars’.

11.In which of the following seasons are watermelon, muskmelon etc. produced in India?

A. Kharif
B. Zaid
C. Rainy
D. Rabi

Answer ||| B

Solution |||

Crops like watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber etc. are produced during ‘zaid’ season.

India has three cropping seasons —(1) Rabi, (2) Kharif and (3) Zaid

(1) Rabi:

* Rabi Crops are sown in winter season (From October to December).

* These crops are harvested in summer (from April to June).

* Crops: wheat, barley, peas, gram and mustard.

(2) Kharif Crops:

* These crops are grown with the onset of monsoon.

* These crops are harvested in September-October.

* Crops: Paddy, maize, jowar, bajra, tur (arhar), moong, urad, cotton, jute, groundnut and soyabean.

(3) Zaid crops:

* Thses crops are produced in between the rabi and the kharif seasons.

* There is a short season during the summer months known as the Zaid season.

* Crops: Watermelon, muskmelon, cucumber

12.‘Jagoi’, an Indian classical dance form, is traditionally from the state of _________.

A. Punjab
B. Gujarat
C. Karnataka
D. Manipur

Answer ||| D

Solution |||

Jagoi dance form:

* Jagoi, it is a dance form related to Manipur state.

* India has eight major classical dance form – Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathakali, Sattriya, Manipuri and Mohiniyattam.

* Jagoi dance form sometimes also referred as the Manipuri Dance.

* This dance form is imbued with the devotional themes of Madhura Raas of Radha-Krishna.

* This dance form is characterised by gentle eyes and soft peaceful body movements.

13.Every bill after being passed by the houses of parliament, either singly or in a joint sitting, is presented to the __________ for his assent.

A. President
B. Law Minister
C. Chief Justice
D. Prime Minister

Answer ||| A

Solution |||

* The correct answer of this question is President.

* Every bill after being passed by the houses of parliament, either singly or in a joint sitting, is presented to the President for his assent.

Powers of President:

* He summons or prorogues Parliament and dissolve the Lok Sabha.

* He summons a joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in case of deadlock.

* He addresses the Indian Parliament at the commencement of the first session after every general election.

* He appoints a speaker, deputy speaker of Lok Sabha, and chairman/deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha.

14.The first Economic Survey of India was presented in ______.

A. 1965–66
B. 1972–73
C. 1948–49
D. 1950–51

Answer ||| D

Solution |||

* The first Economic Survey of India was presented in 1950–51.

* Economic Survey: It is a report of the government on the state of the economy of the country during the last one year.

* It is prepared by the Department of Economic Affairs (Ministry of Finance).

* It is released one day before the Union Budget.

* The Economic Survey is released by Chief Economic Advisor.

* First Chief Economic Advisor to the government was Mr. J.J. Anjaria.

15.Which of the following is an instrument of monetary policy of the Reserve Bank of India?

A. Public debt
B. Tax rate
C. Government expenditure
D. Repo rate

Answer ||| D

Solution |||

* Repo rate is an instrument of monetary policy of the Reserve Bank of India.

Other Instruments of Monetary Policy are:

1. Standing Deposit Facility (SDF) Rate

2. Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate

3. Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF)

4. LAF Corridor

5. Main Liquidity Management Tool

6. Fine Tuning Operations

7. Reverse Repo Rate

8. Bank Rate

9. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR)

10. Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR)

11. Open Market Operations (OMOs)

SSC GD Most Important GK PDF 

Candidates can download the SSC GD Most Important GK PDF in both Hindi and English Language as per their convenience. These PDFs will be helpful for candidates who are planning to appear for the SSC GD Constable 2022 exam. 

SSC GD Most Important GK PDF (English PDF)
SSC GD Most Important GK PDF (Hindi PDF)

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