Previous Year History Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Q1. Krishnadevaraya maintained friendly relations with the 
(a) French 
(b) British 
(c) Portuguese 
(d) Dutch 

Q2. The guerilla warfare was pioneered by 
(a) Aurangzeb 
(b) Akbar 
(c) Shivaji 
(d) Balaji Rao 

Q3. The greatness of Sher Shah lies in his 
(a) victories against Humayun 
(b) superior generalship 
(c) administrative reforms 
(d) religious tolerance 

Q4. The capital of the Bahmani kings was 
(a) Gulbarga 
(b) Bijapur 
(c) Belgaum 
(d) Raichur 

Q5. Where did the traveller Ibn Batuta come from? 
(a) Morocco 
(b) Persia 
(c) Turkey 
(d) Central Asia 

Q6. The Second Battle of Panipat was fought between 
(a) Akbar and Hemu 
(b) Rajputs and Mughals 
(c) Babur and Ibrahim Lodi 
(d) Sikander and Adilshah 

Q7. Shahjahan built the Moti Masjid at 
(a) Delhi 
(b) Jaipur 
(c) Agra 
(d) Amarkot 


Q8. Muhammad-bin-Qasim conquered Sind in the year 
(a) AD 712 
(b) AD 812 
(c) AD 912 
(d) AD 1012 

Q9. Who was the architect who designed ‘Taj Mahal’?
(a) Muhammad Hussain 
(b) Ustad-Isa 
(c) Shah Abbas 
(d) Ismail 

Q10. Which was the birth place of Guru Nanak? 
(a) Gurdaspur 
(b) Amritsar 
(c) Lahore 
(d) Talwandi 

Q11. Ibn Batuta visited India during the reign of 
(a) Iltutmish 
(b) Alauddin Khilji 
(c) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq 
(d) Balban 

Q12. Which one is not situated at Fatehpur Sikri? 
(a) The Panch Mahal 
(b) Moti Masjid 
(c) Tomb of Salim Chishti 
(d) The Mariam Palace 

Q13. A renowned Jain scholar who was greatly honoured by Akbar was  
(a) Hemachandra 
(b) Harivijaya 
(c) Vastupala 
(d) Bhadrabahu 

Q14. Which battle did open the Delhi area to Muhammad Ghori?
(a) First Battle of Tarain 
(b) Second Battle of Tarain 
(c) Battle of Khanwa 
(d) First Battle of Panipat 

Q15. Where did Babar die? 
(a) Agra 
(b) Kabul 
(c) Lahore 
(d) Delhi 

Q16. When Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, who said, “None will believe that a man like this in body and soul ever walked on this Earth”?
(a) Bertrand Russell
(b) Leo Tolstoy
(c) Albert Einstein
(d) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Q17. The famous bhakti saint who belonged to the royal family of Mewar was
(a) Chaitanya
(b) Andal
(c) Meerabai
(d) Ramabai

Q18. Who started the ‘Servants of India Society’?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(c) Surendranath Bannerjee
(d) Dadabhai Naoroji

Q19. The Rama Krishna mission was established by
(a) Swami Vivekananda
(b) Rama Krishna
(c) Mahadev Govind Ranade
(d) Keshab Chandra Sen

Q20. The ‘Arya Samaj’ was founded by
(a) Swami Dayananda Saraswati
(b) Swami Vivekananda
(c) Keshav Chandra Sen
(d) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Q21. Who among the following, was the pioneer of Social Reform Movement in 19th century India?
(a) Aurobindo Ghosh
(b) Raja Rammohan Roy
(c) Devendranath Tagore
(d) Keshav Chandra Sen

Q22. Who expounded ‘The Theory of Drain’
(a) Tilak
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji
(c) Gokhale
(d) Govinda Ranade

Q23. On imprisonment in 1908 by the Britister, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was sent to
(a) Andaman and Nicobar
(b) Rangoon
(c) Singapore
(d) Mandalay

Q24. Aurobindo was arrested in connection with
(a) Alipore Bomb Case
(b) Kolhapur Bomb Case
(c) Lahore Conspiracy Case
(d) Kakori Case

Q25. Hardayal, an intellectual giant, was associated with
(a) Home Rule Movement
(b) Ghadar Movement
(c) Swadeshi Movement
(d) Non-Cooperation Movement

Q26. The split between the ‘Extremists’ and ‘Moderates’ came up in the open at the Surat Congress Session in the year
(a) 1905
(b) 1906
(c) 1907
(d) 1910

Q27. Who was the first known Gupta ruler?
(a) Sri Gupta
(b) Chandragupta I
(c) Ghatotkacha
(d) Kumaragupta I

Q28. The title ‘Indian Napolean’ has been attached to
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Samudragupta
(c) Chandragupta I
(d) Harshavardhana

Q29. The Great Bath of Indus Valley civilization is found at
(a) Harappan
(b) Mohenjodaro
(c) Ropar
(d) Kalibangan

Q30. The first metal used by man was
(a) aluminium
(b) copper
(c) iron
(d) silver

Previous Year Questions of Indian Polity For SSC CGL 2017

Q1. The legal advisor to the State government is known as :
(a) Advocate - General
(b) Attorney-General
(c) Solicitor-General
(d) State Public Prosecutor

Q2. Which Article of the Constitution defines the duties of chief Minister ?
(a) Article 162
(b) Article 164
(c) Article 165
(d) Article 167

 Q3. Which of the following Constitution Amendment Acts seeks that the size of the Councils of Ministers at the Centre and in a State must not exceed 15% of the total number of members in the Lok Sabha and the total number of members of the Legislative Assembly of that State respectively ?
(a) 91st
(b) 93rd
(c) 95th
(d) 97th

Q4. How many types of writs can be issued by the Supreme Court ?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 6

Q5. The Supreme Court of India enjoys—
(a) original jurisdiction
(b) advisory jurisdiction
(c) appellate and advisory jurisdictions
(d) original, appellate and advisory jurisdictions

Q6.which one of the following is not a constitutional body?
(a) election commission
(b) finance commission
(c) union public service commission
(d) planning commission


Q7. Which of the following is true for Indian Judicial System?
(a) It is controlled by the Parliament
(b) The Supreme Court of India is controlled by the Parliament and the High Courts are controlled by the State Legislature
(c) It is an independent institution
(d) None of the above

Q8. Who of the following presides over the Joint Session of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha in India ?
(a) President of India
(b) Vice President of India
(c) Prime Minister
(d) Speaker of the Lok Sabha


9. Which one of the following forms the largest share of deficit in Government of India Budget?
(a) Primary deficit  
(b) Fiscal deficit
(c) Revenue deficit  
(d) Budgetary deficit

10. In which list does the Union Government enjoy exclusive powers?
(a) Union List 
(b) State List
(c) both ‘a’ and ‘b’ 
(d) Concurrent List


11. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between the Centre and the States falls under its:
(a) Advisory jurisdiction
(b) Appellate jurisdiction
(c) Constitutional jurisdiction
(d) Original jurisdiction

Q12. What is the features of Regulating Act of 1773 ?
(a) It designated the Governor of Bengal as the ‘Governor-General of Bengal’
(b) It provided for the establishment of a Supreme Court at Calcutta (1774) comprising one chief justice and three other judges.
(c) It strengthened the control of the British Government over the Company by requiring the Court of Directors (governing body of the Company) to report on its revenue, civil, and military affairs in India.
(d) All of the above

Q13. distinguished between the commercial and political functions of the East india Company is infered from
(a) Regulating Act of 1773
(b) Charter Act of 1853
(c) Pitt’s India Act of 1784
(d) Charter Act of 1833

Q14. The number of members included in the Constitution Drafting Committee was:
(a) Seven
(b) Nine
(c) Eleven
(d) Thirteen

Q15. The tenth schedule of Indian Constitution deals with
(a) Anti-defection legislation
(b) Panchayti Raj
(c) Land reforms
(d) Distribution of powers between the union and states

Previous Year Economics Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Here we are providing an Economic Quiz of 15 Most important Question with accordance to the syllabus of SSC CGL 2017. It will help you to fetch more marks in final exam 

Q1. National Income estimates in India are prepared by
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Reserve Bank of India
(c) Central statistical organisation
(d) Indian statistical Institute

Q2.In India, the state known for its sandalwood is
(a) Karnataka
(b) Assam
(c) Kerala
(d) West Bengal

Q3.The period of Eleventh Five Year Plan is
(a) 2005 to 2010
(b) 2006 to 2011
(c) 2007 to 2012
(d) 2008 to 2013

Q4.The main source of National Income in India is
(a) Service Sector
(b) Agriculture
(c) Industrial Sector
(d) Trade Sector

Q5.Which one of the following types of unemployment is common in Indian agricultural sector
(a) Seasonal
(b) Disguised
(c) Frictional
(d) Structral

Q6.Which one of the following is a development expenditure ?
(a) Irrigation expenditure
(b) Civil administration
(c) Debt services
(d) Grant-in-Aid

Q7. Which of the following schemes was launched to promote basic education in India and attract children in school going age to attend the classes ?
(a) Pulse Polio Abhiyan
(b) Operation Flood
(c) Mid-Day Meal Scheme
(d) Operation Black Board

Q8. Sarva Siksha Abhiyan is aimed at the education of which of the following ?
(a) Engineering and technical education
(b) Education of girls upto graduation level
(c) College education
(d) Education of children between 6 - 14 years

Q9.STEP is the abbreviated name of the welfare programme to help :
(a) Children
(b) Women
(c) Farmers
(d) Senior Citizens

Q10.The basic aim of Lead Bank Scheme is that
(a) big banks should try to open offices in each district
(b) there should be stiff competition among the various nationalized banks
(c) individual banks should adopt particular districts for intensive development
(d) all the banks should make intensive efforts to mobilize deposits

Q11.Which of the following indexes is developed to measure life expectancy, level of literacy, education and standard of living of people in a country ?
(a) Inflation
(b) Sensex
(c) SLR
(d) Human Development Index (HDI)

Q12.In India, liberal Industrial Policy was adopted in the year :
(a) 1948
(b) 1956
(c) 1985
(d) 1991

Q13.Raurkela Steel Plant was set up with the assistance from :
(a) USSR
(b) UK
(c) USA
(d) Germany

Q14.National Renewal Fund was constituted for the purpose of :
(a)Providing Pension for retiring employees
(b)Social security
(c)Rural reconstruction
(d)Restructuring and modernisation of industries

Q15. Where is the headquarter of World Bank located?
(a) Geneva
(b) Rome
(c) New York
(d) Washington D.C.

Current Affairs for SBI PO 2017

The Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) is an annual event organised by the Ministry of External Affairs. It is being organised since --- year
Answer: 2003

According to growth projection released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), agriculture, forestry and fishing sector is likely to show a growth of ____ during 2016-17.
Answer: 4.1%

Who has been appointed as the MD & CEO of SBI Pension Funds Pvt Ltd, recently?
Answer: Kumar Sharadindu

In which city the 11th annual Blind Challenge Car Rally has organized to raise awareness about the issues concerning the visually-impaired?
Answer: Bhopal

Which state government has come up with India's first student startup and innovation policy, which aims to provide Rs 200 crore in the form of grants to ideas developed by them?
Answer: Gujarat

The World Bank has decelerated India's growth for 2016-17 fiscal to how much percent from its previous estimate of 7.6 percent?
Answer: 7.0 percent

In which city Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 'The Nobel Prize' exhibition recently?
Answer: Ahmedabad

ISRO and CNES has signed a partnership agreement in satellite launch technology in Bengaluru recently. The Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) is the government space agency of-
Answer: France

Gymnast Yana Kudryavtseva has retired from competition aged just 19, Kudryavtseva won 13 world championships from 2013 to 2015. She is belonging to which country?
Answer: Russia

Which country has successfully sent three satellites into space in its first commercial mission using an updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket, amidst the Communist giant's determined bid to expand its ambitious space programme?
Answer: China

To honor Swami Vivekananda, National Youth Day is celebrated every year on January 12. It is being organized since-
Answer: 1985

India has announced how much Line of Credit to Kenya for agricultural mechanisation after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta?
Answer: $100 million

Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has passed away recently. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was former president of which country?
Answer: Iran

EPFO has made Aadhaar Card mandatory for its about 50 lakh pensioners and around four crore subscribers. EPFO stands for?
Answer: Employees' Provident Fund Organisation

Reigning Olympic and world 800m champion and world record holder, David Rudisha is the International Event Ambassador for the 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon to be held on January 15 2017. David Rudisha is belongs to which country?
Answer: Kenya

The Bank of India (BOI) has reduced its interest rates on retail loans, including home and vehicle loan recently. The bank earlier reduced its minimum lending rates or marginal cost of funds based lending rates (MCLR) by up to 90 basis points. Where is the headquarter of BOI?
Answer: Mumbai

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza won the 2017 Brisbane International women's doubles title recently with her partner
Answer: Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Who has been named as the Coach of the Year at the FIFA Football Awards 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Answer: Claudio Ranieri

Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Flipkart after replacing co-founder Binny Bansal?
Answer: Kalyan Krishnamurthy

Which country has fired its first submarine-launched nuclear-capable missile, recently?
Answer: Pakistan

An eight-year-old boy from Jammu and Kashmir ________________ has won the gold medal in Thai Boxing Championship at the national level ,a class 2 student was felicitated by the district authorities and the civil administration as well as by the police.
Answer: Abbu Ammaz

The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony was organized at Beverly Hills, California, United States (USA). Which movie has won the Best Motion Picture Drama Award?
Answer: Moonlight

The US fast-food giant McDonald announced to sell its businesses in which country recently for $2.08 bn to Citic and the Carlyle Group?
Answer: China

Former wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat made his way to the launch of his authorised biography _____________ in Chandigarh.
Answer: Akhada

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has decided that the World Cup will be expanded to host 48 teams, up from 32. Where is the headquarter of FIFA?
Answer: Zurich, Switzerland

Which country has called for partnership between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan on counter-terrorism operations recently?
Answer: USA

To promote ease of ticketing through digital transactions, railway minister ____________________ has released the new passenger mobile application named ‘IRCTC Rail Connect app'.
Answer: Suresh Prabhu


The two day Assam Biotech Conclave began in Guwahati recently. Name the Chief Minister of Assam, who has inaugurated the conclave in presence of Science and Technology minister Keshab Mahanta?
Answer: Sarbanand Sonowal

Which two states has signed an MOU to join the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) scheme, recently?
Answer: Telangana and Assam

Which private sector bank has entered into a tie-up with Bajaj Electricals for vendor financing using blockchain solution, and announced to use the technology more aggressively as it saves over 70% in cost recently?
Answer: Yes Bank

State-owned fuel retailers, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) will offer an upfront discount of _________ on every LPG refill to all LPG customers who will book and pay for it online.
Answer: Rs. 5

For the benefit of voters, candidates, election staff as well as the Election Commission of India (ECI), the district administration of Ludhiana has developed a mobile application named..............?
Answer: ECI360

The Government has imposed an anti-dumping duty ranging from 6.30 US dollars to 351.72 US dollars per tonne on imports of jute and its products from which of the countries recently?
Answer: Bangladesh and Nepal

A telecommunication technology test satellite has successfully test fired by ___________ from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre recently?
Answer: China

The Supreme Court has restrained transfer of 2G spectrum licences from Maxis, originally allotted to Aircel in 2006, to any other telecom company. Maxis is based in
Answer: Malaysia

Japan has temporarily withdrew its Ambassador to which country recently, amid an escalating row over a statue representing wartime sex slaves?
Answer: South Korea

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is estimated at ________ in 2016-17 as per the data released recently by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
Answer: 7.1 per cent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Portuguese counterpart ________________ has inaugurated the main convention of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) in Bengaluru.
Answer: Dr Antonio Costa

China's Central Bank has says, the country's foreign currency reserves shrank last year, marking large annual losses for the 02nd year in a row.The Central Bank of China is?
Answer: People's Bank of China

US President-elect Donald Trump has named ____________ as his National Intelligence Director.
Answer: Dan Coats

Who has won the Qatar Open tennis title. In an epic final in Doha, the Serbian defeated Andy Murray of UK by 6-3 5-7 6-4 recently?
Answer: Novak Djokovic

The GAAR, will kick in from April 1, 2017 said the Central Board for Direct Taxes (CBDT). What is GAAR stands for?
Answer: General Anti-Avoidance Rule

350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh named as Prakash Utsav or Prakash Parv has been celebrated across the country on 05th January 2017. Name the city, which is the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru.
Answer: Patna, Bihar

Nine-member government panel formed to make recommendations for bringing out a comprehensive National Sports Development Code across all disciplines. This committee headed by................?
Answer: Injeti Srinivas

Mobile commerce and payments company Paytm has got the final permission to open a payments bank by Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Payments bank will initially be restricted to holding a maximum balance of how much amount per individual customer?
Answer: Rs 100,000 per individual customer

Name the Contactless Credit Card, which has been launched by PNB, recently?
Answer: PNB-Wave

Arthur Robert Morris has became 82nd player inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, recently. Arthur Robert Morris was a/an_____________ cricketer who played 46 Test matches between 1946 and 1955.
Answer: Australian

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Tata Power after the resignation of Cyrus Mistry?
Answer: S Padmanabhan

IBM has appointed _____________ as Managing Director of IBM India Pvt Ltd, succeeding Vanitha Narayanan who has been appointed as chairman of the Indian subsidiary.
Answer: Karan Bajwa

Renowned _______________ Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan died due to cardiac arrest.
Answer: Om Puri

Vice President Hamid Ansari has released a book titled 'The People's President: Dr APJ Abdul Kalam'. Who is the author of this book (The People's President: Dr APJ Abdul Kalam')?
Answer: SM Khan

Who has been appointed as the Britain’s new ambassador to the European Union (EU) recently?
Answer: Sir Tim Barrow

09-day New Delhi World Book Fair begins in Pragati Maidan. The theme for this year's event is __________ which will focus on writings on and by women.
Answer: Manushi

India’s per capita income, a gauge for measuring living standard, is estimated to cross Rs 1 lakh in 2016-17, up from Rs 93,293 in the previous fiscal (2016-16). Which organisation has released the India’s per capita income?
Answer: Central Statistics Office (CSO)

The Budget session of Parliament convened to start from January 31 2017, a day before the Union Budget is likely to be presented. Who is present Union Finance Minister of India?
Answer: Arun Jaitley

Name the country, which is setting up the world's highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in a Tibet prefecture close to Line of Actual Control with India with a budget of $18.8 million to detect faintest echoes resonating from the universe which may reveal more about the Big Bang theory.
Answer: China

Droom has tied up with ____________ India’s third-largest private sector bank, to provide quick sanction of loans on both new as well as used cars.
Answer: Axis Bank

SBI PO 2017 Exam preparation books and tips

SBI PO Recruitment has brought up a big opportunity for every banking aspirant with more than 2400 vacancies. It marks the Junior Management Level direct entry in the Bank for young graduates. Exam for SBI PO is conducted each year for appointing officers in the Bank.With all the perks and status of being a Probationary Officer in SBI, also comes a huge and tough competition along with a question that How to crack SBI PO 2017 Exam? 
 Candidates in a huge number appear for this exam but only the best ones are selected as SBI PO. What makes a difference here is the SBI PO Preparation


best book for sbi po 2017


  1. SBI & State Bank Associates Probationary Officer Exam Solved Papers 2000 - 2015 : Useful For SBI PO Preliminary & Main Exam 2015 SBI & IBPS Bank PO Solved Papers - 26 papers 1 Edition
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A candidate should be aware of the exam pattern, important books and preparation tips .A banking competitive exam is same for every candidate appearing in it. And SBI PO Exam can be made easy with correct and strategic practice. Every candidate has around 2 and a half month to practice accordingly to convert your weakness into strengths.

SBI PO Exam preparation strategy

Here are some tips on how to crack the SBI PO exam. These will help the candidates in their SBI PO Preparation.
·         Go through the pattern of SBI PO exam and frame you strategies accordingly. No extra work is required.
·          Make sure that you haven’t missed anything that was in the syllabus. Be 100% prepared from your side.
·          The more you will practice the better you will become. Solve the mock test papers and analyze your mistakes.
·          All the sections are equally important and require equal attention and hard work. Don’t overdo any section.
·          While studying from the book, keep writing down the points that you think are important. Making notes helps a lot during the revision.
·          Exchanging ideas with each other is a very effective way of learning new things. Interact with your friends and teachers and try and learn from them and vice-versa.
·         If you keep on writing in the same notebook about all the subjects, then at the end it will just become a pile of confusion.
·         Don’t let any kind of negativity enter your mind. It’s effects are adverse and can destroy your confidence for nothing.
SBI PO Exam Pattern / SBI PO Exam Tiers
The basic thing that a candidate needs to be aware of is the pattern of the exam of SBI PO. Once, the pattern is well-understood, the SBI PO Preparation will itself become effective.
Phase I – Preliminary Examination
Name of Test
No. Of Questions
Marks
English Language
30
30
Quantitative Aptitude
35
35
Reasoning Ability
35
35
Total
100
100
Phase II – Main Examination
Objective Test – Consists of 4 sections
Name of test
Questions
Marks
Duration
Reasoning and computer aptitude
45
60
60 minutes
Data analysis and interpretation
35
60
45 minutes
General / economy / banking awareness
40
40
35 minutes
English language
35
40
40 minutes
Total
155
200
3 hours
Descriptive Test – The duration is of 30 minutes and is a test of English Language (Letter Writing and Essay) of 50 marks.
Phase III – Group Discussion & Interview
Those candidates who will qualify the Prelims and Main will be called for a GD round and then a personal interview. The final selection will take place keeping in mind the result of all the three phases.