General Awareness for SSC CGL
Q: What is the highest mountain peak in India?
Q: The Karakoram Mountain Range is located in which Indian state/territory?
Q: What is the local name for the Western Ghats?
Q: Which Indian mountain range is known as the “Guardian of the Plains”?
A: The Eastern Ghats
Q: Which peak is considered the tallest in the Eastern Ghats?
A: Arma Konda
Q: What is the longest river in India?
A: The Ganges
Q: Which river is known as the “Lifeline of Kerala”?
A: Periyar River
Q: Which Indian state is the Brahmaputra river not associated with?
Q: The Chambal river is a tributary of which major Indian river?
A: The Yamuna
Q: In which city does the Sabarmati River originate?
Q: Which plateau is known as the “Mineral Heartland of India”?
A: Chota Nagpur Plateau
Q: The Deccan Plateau is located in which part of India?
A: Southern India
Q: What is the highest plateau in India?
A: Ladakh Plateau
Q: Which state in India is largely covered by the Malwa Plateau?
A: Madhya Pradesh
Q: Which Indian plateau is famous for its rich black soil, ideal for cotton cultivation?
A: Deccan Plateau
Indian Sports Persons
Q: Who is known as the “God of Cricket” in India?
A: Sachin Tendulkar
Q: Who was the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal?
A: Karnam Malleswari
Q: Which Indian cricketer is known as “Captain Cool”?
A: M.S. Dhoni
Q: Who is the first Indian badminton player to win an Olympic silver medal?
A: P.V. Sindhu
Q: Who was the first Indian to win a medal in an individual Olympic event?
A: K.D. Jadhav
Q: What is the largest freshwater lake in India?
A: Wular Lake
Q: What is the state bird of Haryana?
A: Black Francolin
Q: Who was the first female President of India?
A: Pratibha Patil
Q: Who is known as the “Flying Sikh of India”?
A: Milkha Singh
Q: What is the national aquatic animal of India?
A: Ganges River Dolphin
Q: Who wrote the Indian national song “Vande Mataram”?
A: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Q: Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India?
A: Sukumar Sen
Q: What is the scientific name of the Indian Peafowl (Peacock), the national bird of India?
A: Pavo cristatus
Q: Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?
Q: Who was the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest?
A: Bachendri Pal