SSC Memory Based Questions

Question 1

Quit India Movement Started in ?

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

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  • Quit India Movement or the India August Movement, was a movement launched at the Bombay session of the All-India Congress Committee by Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942, during World War II, demanding an end to British Rule of India.
  • The Cripps Mission had failed, and on August 1942, Gandhi made a call to Do or Die in his Quit India speech delivered in Bombay at the Gowalia Tank Maidan.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 75%
Topic: History

Question 2

Silver fiber revolution is related to ____.

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Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

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* Silver fiber revolution is related to Cotton.

* Golden fiber revolution is related Jute production.

* White revolution deals with Milk and dairy production.

* Green revolution is related to Agriculture production.

* Revolutions in India marked the beginning of a completely new era in various socio-economic fields like agriculture, petroleum etc.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 47%
Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 3

In the Indian Constitution, the Right to Equality is granted by five Articles. They are

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Correct Answer

Article 14 : Equality before law.
Article 15 : Social equaiity and equal access to public areas.
Article 16 : Equality in matters of public employment.
Article 17 : Abolition of untouchability.
Article 18 : Abolition of titles.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 58%
Topic: Fundamental Rights

Question 4

The Kailasa temple at Ellora was built by

Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

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The Kailasanatha temple (Cave 16) is one of the 32 cave temples and monasteries known collectively as the Ellora Caves. Its construction is generally attributed to the 8th century Rashtrakuta king Krishna I in 756-773 CE. The temple architecture shows traces of Pallava and Chalukya styles.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 48%
Topic: Ancient History

Question 5

Hima Das won gold in the 200m event at a Tabor Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic on 17 July. She hails from which state?

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

Correct Answer

 Hima Das won gold in the 200m event at a Tabor Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic on 17 July.

* She clocked 23.25seconds. This is her 4th win in 15 days.

* VK Vismaya won the silver and clocked 23.43 seconds. Muhammad Anas won gold in men’s 400m and clocked in 45.40 seconds.

* Tom Noah Nirmal came second and clocked 46.59 seconds. K S Jeevan came third in 46.60 seconds and M P Jabir came fourth and clocked 47.16 seconds.

Hima Das is the daughter of a farmer from the village of Dhing in Assam’s Nagaon district.
• Hima Das became the first Youth ambassador of UNICEF India.
• Hima Das made history by becoming India’s first-ever track and field gold medallist at the IAAF World Championships 2018.
• She also clinched a gold medal in Women’s 4 x 400 m Relay event at the 2018 Asian Games

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 67%
Topic: National Affairs

Question 6

The Folk dance ‘Fugdi’ is related to which state?

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Correct Answer

Fugdi is a dance of Goa state performed by the women in the Konkanregion during Hindu religious festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and Vrata or towards the end of other dances like Dhalo. Fugdi is generally performed during the month of Bhaadrapada, an occasion for the women to take a temporary break from their normal, monotonous schedule.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 47%
Topic: Arts and Culture

Question 7

Which private sector bank was earlier known as UTI Bank?

Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

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Axis Bank was formed as UTI when it was incorporated in 1994 when Government of India allowed private players in the banking sector. The bank was sponsored together by the administrator of the specified undertaking of the Unit Trust of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) and General Insurance Corporation ltd. and its subsidiaries namely National insurance company ltd., the New India Assurance Company, the Oriental Insurance Corporation and United Insurance Company Ltd. However, the name of UTI was changed because of the disagreement on terms and conditions of the bank authority over certain stipulations including royalty charged over the name from UTI AMC. The bank also wanted to have a new name from its pan-Indian as well as international business perspective. So from July 30, 2007 onwards the UTI bank was named as Axis Bank.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 55%
Topic: Static Banking Affairs

Question 8

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Haughty

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

Correct Answer

Haughty = proud and unfriendly.

Deprave = make (someone) immoral or wicked.

Humble = having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s importance.

Semantics = the meaning of a word, phrase, or text.

Dissuade = persuade (someone) not to take a particular course of action.

Hence option B is the correct response.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 64%
Topic: Synonyms or Antonyms

Question 9

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Barren

Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

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Barren means too poor to produce much or any vegetation. Fertile is the most suitable antonym which means capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 71%
Topic: Synonyms or Antonyms

Question 10

Direction: Read the sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number corresponding to that part will be your answer. If the given sentence is correct as it is, mark the answer as No error. Ignore the errors of punctuation if any.

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The father divided/ the property equally/ between his son/ and daughter.

Solution:

Answer :Option D

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

Sentence is perfectly framed and there is no grammatical error in the sentence. Hence option E is correct.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 33%
Topic: Error Spotting

Question 11

In which state Hornbill Festival is celebrated?

Solution:

Answer :Option D

 

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The Hornbill Festival is celebrated every year in the Naga Heritage village of Kisama, Nagaland. The festival coincides with the Statehood Day of Nagaland which is observed on December 1. It is tourism promotional extravaganza to revive, protect and preserve the richness and uniqueness of the Naga heritage. It is also called as the ‘Festival of Festivals‘.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 58%
Topic: Archive

Question 12

The disease Beri Beri is caused due to the deficiency of which of the following?

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

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Beriberi is a disease caused by a vitamin B-1 deficiency, also known as thiamine deficiency. There are two types of the disease: wet beriberi and dry beriberi. Wet beriberi affects the heart and circulatory system. In extreme cases, wet beriberi can cause heart failure.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 52%
Topic: Physics

Question 13

If interest being compound annually then what sum will amount to Rs 3763.2 in 2 years at the rate of 12% per annum at compound interest?

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Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

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P = 3000

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 68%
Topic: Compound and Simple Interest

Question 14

An article is sold at a profit of 25%. If the selling price is doubled, the profit will be :

Solution:

Answer :Option D

 

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Let the CP of an article be ₹x, and it sold at a profit 25%.
Therefore, profit =
And, SP of the article =
If the SP is doubled, then,
New SP =
Then, new profit =

 

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 61%
Topic: Profit Loss and Discount

Question 15

If the volumes of two cubes are in the ratio 64 : 125, then the ratio of their surface areas is

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Correct Answer

Ratio of volumes of two cubes = (Ratio of sides)3
Ratio of surface area of two cubes = (Ratio of sides)2
Given, volumes of two cubes are in the ratio 64 : 125.

Ratio of surface area
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 65%
Topic: 3-D Mensuration

Question 16

Find the median, mode and mean of 9, 5, 8, 9, 9, 7, 8, 9, 8.

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Correct Answer

Mean =
Mode is the most frequent value of given data i.e. 9
For median, we have to arrange given data in ascending or descending order
Then, if number of terms are odd then median =
Now, arrange given data in ascending order- 5 ,7 ,8 ,8 ,8 ,9 ,9 ,9 ,9
n=
i.e. 8
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 55%
Topic: Miscellaneous

Question 17

By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 13:16, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 11:9. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Correct Answer

Let the initial price and final price of entry ticket be 13x and 16x and the number of people before and after increase be 11y and 9y respectively. Then,
Increase in total collection =
= 143 : 144
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 69%
Topic: Ratio & Proportion

Question 18

If the length and breadth of a rectangle are changed by +20% and -10%. What is the percentage change in area if rectangle?

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Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

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We know that, l

1

Now, 1.20 = 1.08

So, % change =

= 8%

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 71%
Topic: Percentages

Question 19

Which Venn diagram truly represents relationship among Teachers, Scholars and Students?

Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

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Some students may be scholars and vice-versa. Some teachers may be scholars and vice-versa.
Some students may be teachers and vice-versa. Some students who are scholars may be teachers.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 44%
Topic: Logical Venn Diagrams

Question 20

Direction: From the given answer figures, select the one in which the question figure  is hidden/embedded.
Question Figure:

Answer Figures:

Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

Correct Answer

Clearly, answer figure (A) is embedded in question figure and has been shown in the figure below.

SSC Memory Based Questions

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