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Explore popular questions from Personalities for SSC. This collection covers Personalities previous year SSC questions hand picked by experienced teachers.

Q 1.

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Love Story' was written by

A

Khushwant Singh

Erich Segal

C

William Golding

D

Dom Moraes

Q 2.

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Life Divine' was the work of

Sri Aurobindo

B

C Rajagopalachari

C

Swami Vivekananda

D

Ramana Maharishi

Q 3.

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The author of 'Manas Ka Hans' is

Amrit Lal Nagar

B

Munshi Premchand

C

Jayashankar Prasad

D

RN Tripathi

Q 4.

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Beyond the last Blue Mountain' is the biography of

JRD Tata

B

GD Birla

C

RN Goenka

D

GD Naidu

Q 5.

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Who wrote 'The Great Indian Middle Class'?

A

Arundhati Roy

B

Vikram Chandra

Pawan Verma

D

Jayprakash Sharma

Q 6.

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The Romantic' is the first fiction work by:

Pankaj Mishra

B

Raj Kamal Jha

C

Salman Rushdie

D

Tarun Tejpal

Q 7.

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India 2020 - A Vision for the New Millennium is a book on future India is authored by:

A

Khushwant Singh

APJ Abdul Kalam and YS Singh

C

RK Laxman

D

Nirad C Chaudhary

Q 8.

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Consider the following eminent literary person of India.
1. O. N. V. Kurup 2. Sri Lal Sukla
3. Pratibha Ray 4. Girish Karnad
Who of the above has/have been recipient(s) of Bharatiya Jnanpith award for their contribution to Indian literature?

A

1 and 3

B

1, 3 and 4

1, 2, 3 and 4

D

2, 3 and 4

Q 9.

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Which of the following is not a Booker award winning book?

A

Midnight's Children

B

The Inheritance of Loss

C

The God of Small Things

3 Idiots

Q 10.

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Who is popularly known as Periyar

A

Kalaingar Karunanithi

B

C.N Annadhurai

C

M.G Ramachandran

E.V Ramasamy

Q 11.

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Who is popularly known as Frontier Gandhi

A

Khan Abdul Wali Khan

B

M.K Gandhi

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

D

Jawaharlal Nehru

Q 12.

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Who is popularly known as Grand old man of India

Dadabhai Naoroji

B

Rabindarnath Tagore

C

Bal Gangardhar Tilak

D

MK Gandhi

Q 13.

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Who is known as Maid of Orleans

A

Napolean Bonaparte

B

Maxmillien Robesphere

Joan Of Ark

D

Voltaire

Q 14.

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Who is known as Nightingale of India?

A

Muthulakshmi Reddy

Sarojini Naidu

C

Mother Teresa

D

Indira Gandhi

Q 15.

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Felix is a famous Indian player in which of the fields?

A

Volleyball

B

Tennis

C

Football

Hockey

Q 16.

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The Indian to beat the computers in mathematical wizardry is

A

Ramanujam

B

Rina Panigrahi

C

Raja Ramanna

Shakunthala Devi

Q 17.

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What is common between Kutty, Shankar, Laxman and Sudhir Dar?

A

Film Direction

Drawing Cartoons

C

Instrumental Music

D

Classical Dance

Q 18.

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Who is the father of Geometry ?

A

Aristotle

Euclid

C

Pythagoras

D

Kepler

Q 19.

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VeenaGuru Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which of the following dance forma?

A

Kuchipudi

Kathak

C

Manipuri

D

Bahratanatyam

Q 20.

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The first Indian to swim across English channel was

A

V. Merchant

B

P. K. Banerji

Mihir Sen

D

Arati Saha

Q 21.

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Ms Kim Campbell is the first woman Prime Minister of

A

Portugal

Canada

C

Switzerland

D

Congo

Q 22.

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Michael Jackson is a distinguished person in the field of?

Pop Music

B

Journalism

C

Sports

D

Acting

Q 23.

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Which among the famous danseuses is not an exponent of the Odissi dance style?

A

Sanjukta Panigrahi

B

Madhavi Mudgal

C

Sonal Man Singh

Yamini Krishnamurthy

Q 24.

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Who headed the first scientific group to leave for Antarctica in 1982?

A

Dr. D.R. Sengupta

Dr. S.Z. Kasim

C

Dr. V. K. Raina

D

Dr. H. K. Gupta

Q 25.

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Girilal Jain was a noted figure in which of the following fields?

A

Social Service

Journalism

C

Literature

D

Politics