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General Awareness Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers for SSC CGL Exam

1 Which one of the following Vedas contains the Gayatri Mantras ?
A Rig-Veda
B Sama-Veda
C Yajur-Veda
D Atharva-Veda

Answer: Option [A]

Gayatri Mantra is one of the most commonly used and highly revered mantras from the Rig Veda. It is frequently mentioned in many other Hindu scriptures like Bhagavad Gita, Manusmriti, and Harivamsa.

2 Who is the expounder of Yoga Philosophy ?
A Gautam
B Patanjali
C Jamini
D Shankaracharya

Answer: Option [B]

The ancient Sage Patanjali was an expounder of the Yoga Sutras one of the most important text of yoga covering all aspects of life.



3 According to Vedic Civilization who was the great law giver ?
A Chanakya
B Banabhatta
C Kaipl
D Manu

Answer: Option [D]

According to Vedic Civilization Manu was the great law giver

Manu-smriti is the popular name of the work, which is officially known as Manava-dharma-shastra. It is attributed to the legendary first man and lawgiver, Manu.

4 During Rig-Vedic Age the normal form of government was :
A Republic
B Democracy
C Monarchy
D None of above

Answer: Option [C]

During Rig-Vedic Age the normal form of government was Monarchy.

A monarchy is a form of government in which a person, the monarch, is head of state for life or until abdication.

5 The total number of Hymns in Rig-Veda is
A 512
B 1024
C 1028
D 1452

Answer: Option [C]

The Rig Veda consists of 1028 hymns, organised into ten books known as maṇḍalas. Each maṇḍala has sūktas (hymns) formed by individual strophes called ṛc (ric) from which the name Rig Veda.

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