SSC MTS Exam: Preparation Strategy for G.K section

In continuation with the strategy to prepare English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning section for SSC MTS exam we are here with another article for you to prepare General Awareness section for SSC MTS Exam 2017. General Awareness section is very important in SSC MTS exam as 50 questions are asked from this section which makes it very important. Follow the strategy which will be discussed in this article and you will be able to handle this section very well in your SSC MTS Exam.   

Topic Wise marks distribution for general awareness of previous year SSC MTS exam.
Topics Sub Topics Questions asked.
Current Affairs International Affairs 1-2
National Affairs 2
Economy & Finance Economics 2
Features of Indian Economy 3
Geography Geography of India 4
World Geography 2
Physical Geography 1
History History of India 6
World History -
Indian Polity & Constitution Indian Polity & Constitution 4
Science & Technology Biology 4
Chemistry 4
Computer 3
Discoveries & Inventions -
Other Information -
Physics 4
Space, Defence in India -
Static GK Honours & Awards 1
Important Dates 1
National & International Organizations 2
Other Information -
Sports 2
Art & Culture 2
Books & Authors 1

SSC MTS 2017 General Awareness Preparation-Topic Wise Strategy

General Awareness cannot be mastered in one day or one month. You need to work daily to improve your G.K.As you know English and Quantitative Aptitude are prepared by almost all the students but most of them ignore general awareness section.If you are strong in G.K,it will make you unique in the crowd and you will get a very good rank in your exam. Here We are going to discuss topic wise strategy to prepare for your exam.

Current Affairs

There are 4-5 easy questions are asked in SSC MTS exam from current affair section. To prepare this well you need to be consistent.
  • Focus on last 6 months’ current affairs from the date of your exam. You can go through our notes by clicking on the link given below.

Economy & Finance

  • Previous year papers can help you prepare this section well because only basic questions are asked from this section. Grade up notes can also help you prepare this section well
Example: Monopoly refers to?
Answer: Monopoly is the situation where there is a absence of competition. You can see lot of things in the market which are provided by only one company so the prices are automatically high. These kinds of basic questions are asked in your exam.
Example: A portion of an individual’s total income is spent on consumption. The remaining part is called?
Answer: Savings
You can see these types of questions can be answered by most of the students. The important thing is you don’t have to study economics in very deep,just go through grade up notes and solve quizzes.

Geography/History/ Indian Polity & Constitution

13-15 questions are asked from these topics so you need to study these subjects effectively. As we know history, geography and polity are very vast topics and it is impossible to cover the entire thing. If you keep reading these subjects and do not practice questions, everything is going to get wasted. You have to memorise so many things and practicing questions will help you memorise things. We are providing you some questions which were asked in SSC MTS 2014 exam,this will help to know the level of questions asked in SSC MTS exam and you can start your preparation accordingly.
Example: who was the founder of Arya Samaj ?
Answer: Dayanand Saraswati
Example: Who was the greatest kushan ruler?
Answer: Kanishka
Example: Lira was the currency of which country?
Answer: Italy
Example: The Almatti Dam is constructed on the river?
Answer: Sileru
Example: Who is the supreme commander-in chief of armed forces?
Answer: President
Example: In the constitution of india, the budget is known as?
Answer: Annual Financial Statement
Example: Which of the following countries has a parliamentary form of government?
a)New Zealand b)Cuba c)United States of America d) France
Answer: United States of America
You can see from above examples that easy questions are asked from History , Geography  and Polity but you have to read them effectively.

Science & Technology

15 to 17 questions are asked from Science & technology including Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer. We are providing you examples from these topics so that you will have an idea of what to read and how to score well.

Example: The PH of pure water is?
Example: The name of the scientist who discovered neutron?
Answer: James Chadwick             
Example: The invention of ------------- led to the third generation of computers?
Answer: IC ( Integrated Chips)
Example: Who is the father of biology?
Answer: Aristotle
Example: Clove is?
Answer: Flower bud
Example: Commonly used fuse wire if made of?
Answer: An alloy of tin and lead
You can see very easy and basic questions are asked in SSC MTS exam so just focus on the things which are important for your exam.Read Grade up notes. You can also follow ‘lucent’ book which is very good.

Static GK

9-10 questions are asked from static G.K. You should read newspaper daily and should be in touch with the important international and national events.Questions are generally asked on the events which are very famous and mostly everyone is aware of them.  We are providing few examples based on previous year SSC MTS exam.
Example: As on 2013, which is youngest political party in india?
Answer: AAP
Example: Who won silver medal in summer Olympics 2016 in badminton?
Answer: P.V Sindhu
We will be uploading more and more quizzes to help you prepare for your exam. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome.
  • Do not ignore G.K section because of the large syllabus. If you read important things and from exam point of view, you can easily score full marks in this section. You can discuss your queries with us, we will try to answer you in a very short time.
  • G.K section can really help you achieve your goal because G.K is not everyone’s cup of tea and those who will work hard in this section,going to get success definitely.




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