SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-2 (General Awareness)


SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-2

(General Awareness)

(General Awareness)

Q.1 TV remote controls work on the principle of ______.
1. Bluetooth technology
2. Infrared waves
3. Ultrasonic waves
4. Laser technology

Correct Answer :  Infrared waves

Q.2 A sustained rise in the general price level in an economy is called ______.
1. Stagflation
2. Disinflation
3. Deflation
4. Inflation

Correct Answer :  Inflation

Q.3 Who founded the Indian Statistical Institute on 17 December 1931?
1. M.H. Hansen
2. R.A. Fischer
3. F. Yates
4. P.C. Mahalanobis

Correct Answer :  P.C. Mahalanobis

Q.4 Kala Bhavana, founded in 1919, is a noted institution of education and research in visual arts. It is located in _______.
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Bihar
3. Sikkim
4. West Bengal

Correct Answer :  Sikkim

Q.5 In March 2019, who among the followings was appointed as India's first Lokpal?
1. Justice S A Bobde
2. Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose
3. Justice N V Ramana
4. Justice A K Sikri

Correct Answer :  Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

Q.6 Pramod Sawant became Chief Minister of which Indian state in March, 2019?
1. Tamil Nadu
2. Kerala
3. Goa
4. Maharashtra

Correct Answer :  Goa

Q.7 ______ is the study of the microanatomy of cells, tissues and orgas seen through a microscope.
1. Entomology
2. Paleontology
3. Ichthyology
4. Histology

Correct Answer :  Histology

Q.8 Who was appointed as the director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for a period of three years in March 2019?
1. Vishvapavan Pati
2. Satyajeet Rajan
3. Ajit Kumar Mohanty
4. Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas

Correct Answer :  Ajit Kumar Mohanty

Q.9 Government of India nominated member of NITI Aayog, ______ to head the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in March 2019.
1. Binay Ranjan Sen
2. Ramesh Chand
3. V K Paul
4. Amitabh Kant

Correct Answer :  Ramesh Chand

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Q.10 In March 2019, the government of India appointed ________as the director-general of the National Archives of India.
1. P V Ramesh
2. V K Paul
3. Binay Sen
4. Kamlesh Vyas

Correct Answer :  P V Ramesh

Q.11 In March 2019, India won five silver medals at the Makran Cup Boxing Tournament in Iran. Who among the following is NOT one of the silver medallists?
1. Manish Kaushik
2. Duryodhan Singh Negi
3. P Lalitha Prasad
4. Deepak Singh

Correct Answer :  Deepak Singh

Q.12 Rust needs three components to occur, i.e., ______.
1. Steel, iron and oxygen
2. Helium, hydrogen and nitrogen
3. Iron, nitrogen and moisture
4. Iron, oxygen and moisture

Correct Answer :  Iron, oxygen and moisture

Q.13 Who founded the Sayyid dynasty?
1. Bahlul Khan
2. Nizam Shah
3. Khizr Khan
4. Muhammad-bin-Farid

Correct Answer :  Khizr Khan

Q.14 _________ was observed nationwide from 24th to 30th April, 2019.
1. World Tourism Week
2. World Immunization Week
3. World Environment Week
4. World Postal Week

Correct Answer :  World Immunization Week

Q.15 Which of the following articles promotes equal justice and free legal aid for all the citizens?
1. 39A
2. 43A
3. 32A
4. 48A

Correct Answer :  39A

Q.16 Which of the following passes connects Tawang with Lhasa?
1. Bum La Pass
2. Chankan Pass
3. Hpungan Pass
4. Kumjawng Pass

Correct Answer :  Bum La Pass

Q.17 ________ created history in its second Twenty20 International against Ireland by achieving the highest ever T20 total at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
1. Pakistan
2. Australia
3. Afghanistan
4. India

Correct Answer :  Afghanistan

Q.18 Majuli, the largest river island in the world is located in
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Nagaland
3. Arunachal Pradesh
4. Assam

Correct Answer :  Assam

Q.19 The invasion of Delhi by Timur in ____ A.D marked the end of the Tughlaq empire.
1. 1452
2. 1645
3. 1215
4. 1398

Correct Answer :  1398
Q.20 _______ is a scientific discipline concerned with the study of plant pollen, spores, and certain microscopic planktonic organisms, in both, living and fossil form.
1. Ethnobotany
2. Dendrology
3. Paleobotany
4. Palynology

Correct Answer :  Palynology
Q.21 Poush Mela displays local artisidisplaying folk dances, music, food and culture of _____.
1. Gujarat
2. Uttarakhand
3. Rajasthan
4. West Bengal

Correct Answer :  West Bengal

Q.22 _____ is the branch of  zoology concerned with the study of amphibians.
1. Ethology
2. Morphology
3. Mammology
4. Herpetology

Correct Answer :  Herpetology

Q.23 ________ in Himachal Pradesh is a famous tourist attraction.
1. Rohtang Pass
2. Chang-La Pass
3. Aghil Pass
4. Mintaka Pass

Correct Answer :  Rohtang Pass

Q.24 Who among the following was one of the Governors during the reign of Alauddin Khilji?
1. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
2. Shams-ud-din Iltutmish
3. Jalal-ud-din Khilji
4. Nasiruddin Mahmud

Correct Answer :  Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

Q.25 Which of the following passes is known as the gateway connecting Jammu and Srinagar?
1. Chang-La Pass
2. Banihal Pass
3. Aghil Pass
4. Lanak-La Pass

Correct Answer :  Banihal Pass


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