SSC CHSL (Tier – 1) Online Exam Paper – 2018 “held on 03 JULY 2019”
Afternoon Shift (General Awareness)
Q1. Which river is known as the ‘handmaid’ of the Narmada?
Correct Answer: Tapti
Q2. In May 2019, ____________ was appointed as the Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships.
1. Anita Bhatia
2. Sudha Murthy
3. Amruta Fadnavis
4. Lakshmi Puri
Correct Answer: Anita Bhatia
Q3. During the Gupta Period, gold coins were called by which of the following names?
Correct Answer: Dinaras
Q4. In 2019, ________introduced a clause as per which if one is applying for a visa to that country, one needs to furnish a social media track record of the past five years.
Correct Answer: USA
Q5. The helmet of the wicket keeper has been kept on the ground and the ball that the batsman strikes hits the helmet. How many penalty runs are given to the batting team for this occurrence?
Correct Answer: 5
Q6. The newly commissioned 64-foot Vishwaroopa Mahavishnu statue is proposed to be installed at Kothandaramaswamy temple in which city?
Correct Answer: Bengaluru
Q7. Which of the following sports is played in a velodrome?
Correct Answer: Cycling
Q8. A market structure which is dominated by only a small number of firms is called:
1. Monopolistic Competition
4. Perfect Competition
Correct Answer: Oligopoly
Q9. Project ‘Mausam’ which was launched in June 2014, is an initiative of _______.
1. Ministry of Tourism
2. Ministry of Culture
3. Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change
4. Ministry of Earth Sciences
Correct Answer: Ministry of Culture
Q10. Where is Rhodopsin, also called visual purple, located in the human body?
Correct Answer: Eye
Q11. The term ‘mitochondria’ was coined by:
1. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
2. Charles Laveran
3. Carl Benda
4. J E Salk
Correct Answer: Carl Benda
Q12. Gahirmatha Sanctuary is the only Sanctuary for ______ in Odisha.
Correct Answer: Turtles
Q13. In which state is the Chamera Hydro Electric Project located?
4. Himachal Pradesh
Correct Answer: Himachal Pradesh
Q14. Which of the following companies has become India’s most profitable public sector company in the fiscal year 2018-19?
1. Indian Oil Corporation
2. Bharat Petroleum
3. NTPC Limited
4. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
Correct Answer: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
Q15. Who is the managing Director and Editor in Chief of Republic TV?
1. Rajdeep Sardesai
2. Barkha Dutt
3. Prannoy Roy
4. Arnab Goswami
Correct Answer: Arnab Goswami
Q16. The Lok Sabha elected after the 2019 elections is the ________ Lok Sabha.
Correct Answer: 17th
Q17. In which year did the Convention of Wadgaon take place?
Correct Answer: 1779
Q18. The scientific discipline concerned with the description of rock successions and their interpretation in terms of a general time scale is called:
Correct Answer: Stratigraphy
Q19. Para Olympic silver Medal winner Girish Gowda has been appointed as Lok Sabha Election Ambassador for the second time of which state?
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Tamil Nadu
Correct Answer: Karnataka
Q20. In the context of IT services, what is the full form of BCP?
1. Business Confirmation Plan
2. Business Confirmation Protocol
3. Business Continuity Plan
4. Business Continuity Protocol
Correct Answer: Business Continuity Plan
Q21. Who among the following was conferred the Mexican ‘Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca’ award in June 2019?
1. Smriti Irani
2. Sushma Swaraj
3. Nirmala Sitharaman
4. Pratibha Patil
Correct Answer: Pratibha Patil
Q22. Who is the author of the book ‘Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge’?
1. Narottam Puri
2. Ashis Ray
3. Sanjay Manjrekar
4. Harsha Bhogle
Correct Answer: Ashis Ray
Q23. A database used by Microsoft Windows for storing configuration information is known as:
Correct Answer: Registry
Q24. Vembanad lake, which is the largest lakes of India is in which state?
2. Andhra Pradesh
3. Tamil Nadu
Correct Answer: Kerala
Q25. In March 2019, K. Govindaraj has been unanimously re-elected as president of which of the following organisations?
1. Basketball Federation of India
2. Table Tennis Federation of India
3. Sports Authority of India
4. All India Tennis Association
Correct Answer: Basketball Federation of India