SSC CGL 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 03-March-2020 Shift-2 (General Awareness)


SSC CGL 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 03-March-2020 Shift-2 (General Awareness)

Q.1 In  January 2020, Home Minister Amit Shah released a book ‘Karmayoddha Granth’. This book is based on the life of ________. 
1. Mahatma Gandhi
2. Jawaharlal Nehru
3. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
4. Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Narendra Modi

Q.2 Which of the following glands is present between the lungs? 
1. Hypothalamus
2. Pineal
3. Pituitary
4. Thymus

Correct Answer : Thymus

Q.3  In which state was the Global Investors Meet, ASCEND 2020 organised? 
1. Gujarat
2. Kerala
3. Maharashtra
4. Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Kerala

Q.4 Which law of physics states that the force between the two electric charges reduces to a quarter of its former value when the distance between them is doubled? 
1. Hooke's Law
2. Pascal's Law
3. Stefan's Law
4. Coulomb’s Law

Correct Answer : Coulomb’s Law

Q.5 Ajatashatru, a ruler of the Haryanka Dynasty,  was the son of _____. 
1. Anurudha
2. Bimbisara
3. Naga-Dasak
4. Udayin

Correct Answer : Bimbisara

Q.6 Who among the following was honoured with the 50th Dadasaheb Phalke Award? 
1. Amitabh Bachchan
2. Kamal Haasan
3. Anupam Kher
4. Naseeruddin Shah

Correct Answer : Amitabh Bachchan

Q.7 Which of the following is NOT a vertebrate? 
1. Snail
2. Bird
3. Mammal
4. Fish

Correct Answer : Snail

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Q.8 Borra caves are situated on the East Coast of India in which of the following hills? 
1. Nagari Hills
2. Ananthagiri Hill
3. Horsley Hills
4. Nallamala Hills

Correct Answer : Ananthagiri Hill

Q.9 In which of the following countries was the 95th edition of the prestigious Hastings International Chess Congress held? 
1. Australia
2. Belgium
3. England
4. France

Correct Answer : England

Q.10 'Industry 4.0' is a complex cyber-physical system which synergies production with digital technologies. The Ministry of Railways and the Department of Science and Technology have joined hands in partnership with which institution for taking up a unique project on 'Industry 4.0'? 
1. IIT Bombay
2. IIT Delhi
3. IIT Kanpur
4. IIT Madras

Correct Answer : IIT Kanpur

Q.11 Who among the following was the last ruler of the Nanda dynasty? 
1. Panduka
2. Kaivarta
3. Govishanaka
4. Dhanananda

Correct Answer : Dhanananda

Q.12 Who became the first Indian equestrian to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020?
1. Fouaad Mirza
2. Amar Sarin
3. Amit Sinsinwar
4. Sehej Singh Virk

Correct Answer : Fouaad Mirza

Q.13 Which of the following is the major component of vinegar? 
1. Nitric acid
2. Acetic acid
3. Citric acid
4. Lactic acid

Correct Answer : Acetic acid

Q.14 Archaeologist R Nagaswamy was honoured at the Silver Jubilee International Conference of Art by which country? 
1. Nepal
2. Bangladesh
3. Bhutan
4. China

Correct Answer : Bangladesh

Q.15 When we cut an onion, the synthase  enzyme converts the amino acid sulfoxides of the onion into which acid? 
1. Nitric acid
2. Citric acid
3. Sulphuric acid
4. Sulfenic acid

Correct Answer : Sulfenic acid

Q.16 In which state has the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) opened the first silk processing plant? 
1. Tamil Nadu
2. Karnataka
3. Gujarat
4. Maharashtra

Correct Answer :  Gujarat

Q.17 In which year was the foundation stone for the Gateway of India laid in Bombay (now Mumbai)? 
1. 1915
2. 1905
3. 1913
4. 1920

Correct Answer : 1913

Q.18 In which district of Karnataka is the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary located? 
1. Hassan
2. Udupi
3. Mandya
4. Kodagu

Correct Answer : Kodagu

Q.19 Which of the following festivals me'Merry making of the Gods'? 
1. Makar Sankranti
2. Diwali
3. Pongal
4. Lai Haraoba

Correct Answer : Lai Haraoba

Q.20 Which of the following was previously known as 'the Lady Willingdon Park'? 
1. Mughal Gardens
2. Deer Park
3. Lodhi Gardens
4. Buddha Jayanti Park

Correct Answer : Lodhi Gardens

Q.21 In which of the following states is the Madhavpur Mela celebrated? 
1. Madhya Pradesh
2. Gujarat
3. Uttar Pradesh
4. Bihar

Correct Answer : Gujarat

Q.22 Wings India 2020 is scheduled to be held in which of the following airports? 
1. Warangal Airport
2. Begumpet Airport
3. Rajahmundry Airport
4. Vijayawada Airport

Correct Answer : Begumpet Airport

Q.23 What was India's position in the Brand Finance Nation ranking of 2019? 
1. Seventh
2. Sixth
3. Fifth
4. Third

Correct Answer : Seventh

Q.24 Which state’s Legislative Assembly adopted a new logo consisting of the national emblem and foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis Retusa), the state flower, in January 2020? 
1. Meghalaya
2. Arunachal Pradesh
3. Mizoram
4. Tripura

Correct Answer : Arunachal Pradesh

Q.25 Objects that shine in the night sky are known as: 
1. constellations
2. celestial bodies
3. meteoroids
4. asteroids

Correct Answer : celestial bodies

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