SSC CHSL (Tier – 1) Online Exam Paper – 2018 “held on 05 July 2019”
Morning Shift (General Awareness)
Q1. According to Article 243 V of the Constitution of India, the minimum age requirement for becoming a member of a Municipalty is ___________.
1. 28 years
2. 21 years
3. 32 years
4. 24 years
Correct answer: 21 years
Q2. In which state is the Kamakhya Temple situated?
2. Arunachal Pradesh
Correct answer: Assam
Q3. Which of the following states is the biggest Jute producer in India?
2. West Bengal
Correct answer: West Bengal
Q4. In February 2018, ________ was appointed as the first independent female director of ICC.
1. Nita Ambani
2. Indra Jai Singh
3. Indra Nooyi
4. Chanda Kochhar
Correct answer: Indra Nooyi
Q5. Which of the following countries will host the World Leaders Conference to Combat Anti-Semitism in October 2020?
Correct answer: Sweden
Q6. Which part of the human body gets affected by the illness called osteoporosis?
Correct answer: Bones
Q7. When is the World Thyroid Day observed every year?
1. 25th May
2. 25th October
3. 5th September
4. 15th January
Correct answer: 25th May
Q8. What is the SI unit of electrical resistance?
Correct answer: Ohm
Q9. Who among the following is called the ‘father of supercomputing’?
1. Vint Cerf
2. Alan Perlis
3. Ken Thompson
4. Seymour Cray
Correct answer: Seymour Cray
Q10. In May 2019, ____________, an Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) professor, was awarded the ‘2019 Dr Lee Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health’ at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva.
1. Seema Sahay
2. Alagarasu Kalichamy
3. Balram Bhargava
4. Ajay Vir Singh
Correct answer: Balram Bhargava
Q11. The Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine (popularly called BCG vaccine) is a vaccine to prevent which of these diseases?
Correct answer: Tuberculosis
Q12. A company that has been founded after 2003 and that has a current valuation of more than 1 billion USD is referred to as in the industry by which term?
1. Blue Moon Startup Company
2. Unicorn Startup Company
3. 5th Gear Startup Company
4. Stratosphere Startup Company
Correct answer: Unicorn Startup Company
Q13. Which country houses the headquarters of the intergovernmental organisation, ‘The International Bureau of Weights and Measures’?
Correct answer: France
Q14. Which of the following airports was crowned the ‘World’s Best Airport’ for the seventh time in a row by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019?
1. Haneda International Airport
2. Indira Gandhi International Airport
3. Changi Airport
4. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
Correct answer: Changi Airport
Q15. Who among the following won an award in the ‘Best Actor (Female)’ category at the 64th Filmfare Awards held in 2019?
1. Alia Bhatt
2. Sara Ali Khan
3. Janhvi Kapoor
4. Neena Gupta
Correct answer: Alia Bhatt
Q16. Which of the districts listed as options is not one of the three districts in the Chambal division of the state of Madhya Pradesh?
Correct answer: Chhindwara
Q17. In which state is ‘Tarnetar’ fair celebrated annually?
2. Madhya Pradesh
Correct answer: Gujarat
Q18. Which of the following words was inserted in the Preamble by the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution of India?
Correct answer: Integrity
Q19. Jadugora, in Singhbhum district, Jharkhand is an important mine for which of the following?
Correct answer: Uranium
Q20. Which one of the following statements about gratuity is NOT CORRECT?
1. Gratuity can be paid before the completion of five years of the death of an employee or if he has become disabled due to accident or disease.
2. Gratuity is given by the employer to his/her employee for the services rendered by him/her during the period of employment.
3. A person is eligible to receive gratuity only if he has completed minimum seven years of service with an organisation.
4. Gratuity is usually paid at the time of retirement but it can be paid before retirement provided certain conditions are met.
Correct answer: A person is eligible to receive gratuity only if he has completed minimum seven years of service with an organisation.
Q21. Who among the following Australian cricket players was NOT banned by Cricket Australia for ball tampering in 2018?
1. Cameron Bancroft
2. Steve Smith
3. Glenn Maxwell
4. David Warner
Correct answer: Glenn Maxwell
Q22. In the context of computers, what is the full form of PDF?
1. PowerPoint Document Format
2. Personal Document Format
3. Portable Document Format
4. Portable Details Format
Correct answer: Portable Document Format
Q23. Who was affectionately called ‘The Grand Old Man of India”?
1. Rajendra Prasad
2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
3. Bipin Chandra Pal
4. Dadabhai Naoroji
Correct answer: Dadabhai Naoroji
Q24. In which year was the Non-Cooperation Movement launched?
Correct answer: 1920
Q25. Who was the coach of the Indian Under-19 men’s cricket team, which won the Under-19 World Cup 2018?
1. Lalchand Rajput
2. Robin Singh
3. Rahul Dravid
4. Anil Kumble
Correct answer: Rahul Dravid