SSC CGL 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 04-March-2020 Shift-1 (General Awareness)

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SSC CGL 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 04-March-2020 Shift-1 (General Awareness)



 Q.1 Lt. General _______ took charge as the Chief of Army Staff on 31 December 2019. 
1. Ravendra Pal Singh
2. Manoj Mukund Naravane
3. Anil Chauhan
4. Bipin Rawat

Correct Answer : Manoj Mukund Naravane

 Q.2 The Harshacharita is a biography of Harshavardhana, the ruler of Kannauj, composed in Sanskrit by his court poet, _______. 
1. Banabhatta
2. Kamban
3. Dandin
4. Jinsena

Correct Answer : Banabhatta

 Q.3 Who was the President of the World Bank Group as of January, 2020? 
1. Paul Wolfowitz
2. David Malpass
3. Jim Yong Kim
4. Robert Zoellick

Correct Answer : David Malpass

 Q.4 The Gol Gumbad (Gumbaz) of ________ is the mausoleum of Muhammad Adil Shah. 
1. Bijapur
2. Delhi
3. Agra
4. Allahabad

Correct Answer : Bijapur

 Q.5 Private ownership of the means of production is a feature of a _______ economy. 
1. socialist
2. dual
3. capitalist
4. mixed

Correct Answer : capitalist

 Q.6 _________ was the capital of Magadha before the 4th century BCE. 
1. Mathura
2. Pataliputra
3. Varanasi
4. Rajagaha

Correct Answer : Rajagaha

Q.7 Asia's largest wholesale spice market is located in _______. 
1. Delhi
2. Kolkata
3. Ahmedabad
4. Bengaluru

Correct Answer : Delhi

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Q.8 The Vedic Civilisation in  India flourished along the river__________. 
1. Godavari
2. Saraswati
3. Tapi
4. Narmada

Correct Answer : Saraswati

Q.9 The 14th Dalai Lama resides in _______. 
1. Gangtok
2. Kalimpong
3. Dharamsala
4. Shillong

Correct Answer : Dharamsala

Q.10 In May 2019, the International Monetary Fund agreed to bail out ________ with a fund of $6 billion. 
1. India
2. Bangladesh
3. Pakistan
4. Nepal

Correct Answer : Pakistan

Q.11 In the 4th century BCE, the capital of Magadha was shifted to ________. 
1. Panipat
2. Varanasi
3. Pataliputra
4. Mathura

Correct Answer : Pataliputra

Q.12 The ________ lake in Gujarat was an artificial reservoir built during the rule of the Mauryas. 
1. Pushkar
2. Lonar
3. Loktak
4. Sudarshana

Correct Answer :  Sudarshana

Q.13 Which of the following is NOT a  folk dance belonging to the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir? 
1. Dhumal
2. Hafiza
3. Dangi
4. Rouf

Correct Answer : Dangi

Q.14 The Biraja Temple, the Rajarani Temple and the Samaleswari Temple are all located in ________. 
1. Odisha
2. Tamil Nadu
3. Assam
4. Kerala

Correct Answer : Odisha

 Q.15 Who among the following is an Indian Olympic archer and Padma Shri winner? 
1. Balbir Singh Dosanjh
2. Bajrang Punia
3. Limba Ram
4. Kidambi Srikanth

Correct Answer : Limba Ram

  Q.16 King Harshavardhana ascended the throne of Thaneshwar and Kannauj on the death of his brother, ________. 
1. Rajyavardhana
2. Chandravardhana
3. Indravardhana
4. Suryavardhana

Correct Answer : Rajyavardhana

 Q.17 Planetary scientists call the thin gaseous envelope around the Moon as the _______. 
1. lunar endosphere 
2. lunar thermosphere
3. lunar stratosphere
4. lunar exosphere

Correct Answer : lunar exosphere

 Q.18 Xerophthalmia is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin ________. 
1. A
2. K
3. C
4. D

Correct Answer :  A

 Q.19 Which Article of the Indian Constitution prohibits discrimination on the grounds of religion, race, caste, sex and place of birth? 
1. Article 25
2. Article 19
3. Article 23
4. Article 15

Correct Answer : Article 15

 Q.20 Article 17 of the Constitution of India deals with the abolition of ________. 
1. slavery
2. untouchability
3. titles
4. sati

Correct Answer : sati

 Q.21 In April 2019, scientists in ________ produced the world’s first 3D printed heart using human tissue. 
1. Ethiopia
2. Israel
3. Kenya
4. Croatia

Correct Answer : Israel

Q.22 _______ expansion makes the Eiffel Tower taller during summers. 
1. Chemical
2. Thermal
3. Gravitational
4. Gradient

Correct Answer : Thermal

Q.23 According to the United Nations' World Economic Situation and Prospects Report, 2019, the Indian economy is expected to expand by _____ in 2020. 
1. 7.8%
2. 7.6%
3. 7.2%
4. 7.1%

Correct Answer : 7.1%

Q.24 The major component of modern Olympic gold medals is ________. 
1. Silver
2. Copper
3. Bronze
4. Gold

Correct Answer : Silver

Q.25 In biological terms, _______ is a relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected.  
1. Amensalism
2. Commensalism
3. Parasitism
4. Mutualism

Correct Answer : Commensalism

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