SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 11-June-2019 Shift-1 (General Awareness)


SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 11-June-2019 Shift-1

(General Awareness)

(General Awareness)

Q.1    The Sepoy Mutiny in India started from ______.    
1. Meerut
2. Rajkot
3. Bareilly
4. Champaran

Correct Answer : Meerut

Q.2    Which of the following stars is  nearest to the sun?    
1. Sirius
2. Proxima Centauri
3. Deneb
4. Betelgeuse

Correct Answer : Proxima Centauri

Q.3    Vijay Hazare was a famous Indian player associated with the sport of ______.    
1. Boxing
2. Football
3. Rifle Shooting
4. Cricket

Correct Answer : Cricket

Q.4    Marfati' songs are traditional folk songs of ______.    
1. Afghanistan
2. Nepal
3. Pakistan
4. Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Bangladesh

Q.5    The demand for a commodity or service which is a consequence of the demand for something else is called ______.    
1. Direct Demand
2. Composite Demand
3. Derived Demand
4. Income Demand

Correct Answer : Derived Demand

Q.6    Which scientist discovered the 'Penicillin'?    
1. Alexander Fleming
2. Louis Pasteur
3. Ernst Chain
4. Robert Koch

Correct Answer : Alexander Fleming

Q.7    Name the national bird of Bhutan.    
1. Parrot
2. Magpai
3. Peacock
4. Raven

Correct Answer : Raven

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Q.8    In India, 24th January is observed as which one of the following days?    
1. National Farmer's Day
2. National Day of Elderly
3. National Girl Child Day
4. National Agricultural Day

Correct Answer : National Girl Child Day

Q.9    Who was the Indian Army Chief at the time of Bangladesh Liberation War?    
1. Sam Manekshaw
2. K M Cariappa
3. Rob Lockhart
4. Roy Bucher

Correct Answer : Sam Manekshaw

Q.10    Who among the following  wrote the book 'A History of the Sikhs'?    
1. Khushwant Singh
2. Bhai Vir Singh
3. Gurbachan Singh Talib
4. Amrita Pritam

Correct Answer : Khushwant Singh

Q.11    Which of the following authors received the Jnanpith Award in 2018?    
1. Kiran Desai
2. Vikram Seth
3. Amitav Ghosh
4. Arundhati Roy

Correct Answer : Amitav Ghosh

Q.12    The energy derived from the  heat of Earth is called ______.    
1. Solar Energy
2. Geothermal Energy
3. Biogas
4. Tidal Energy

Correct Answer : Geothermal Energy

Q.13    Who among the following was named as the Chief Executive Officer of International Cricket Council (ICC) in January 2019?    
1. N G Khaitan
2. Anurag Thakur
3. Manu Sawhney
4. Saurav Ganguly

Correct Answer : Manu Sawhney

Q.14    The summer solstice 2019 in the Northern Hemisphere will occur on ______.    
1. 20th June
2. 24th June
3. 26th June
4. 21st June

Correct Answer : 21st June

Q.15    Which of the following creatures  is oviparous?    
1. Frog
2. Squirrel
3. Rabbit
4. Mouse

Correct Answer : Frog

Q.16    What is the term of the elected representatives of a Gram Panchayat?    
1. 2 years
2. 5 years
3. 4 years
4. 3 years

Correct Answer : 5 years

Q.17    Which of the following is the smallest bird in the world?    
1. Finch
2. Robin
3. Bee Hummingbird
4. Diamond Firetail

Correct Answer : Bee Hummingbird

Q.18    The term 'cherry picking' is used in which sport?    
1. Basketball
2. Table Tennis
3. Cricket
4. Swimming

Correct Answer : Basketball

Q.19    Which article of the Constitution of India talks about the provisions for impeachment of the President of India?    
1. Article 51
2. Article 63
3. Article 54
4. Article 61

Correct Answer : Article 61

Q.20    In which year was the East India Company incorporated for the exploitation of trade with East and Southeast Asia and India?    
1. 1596
2. 1605
3. 1600
4. 1612

Correct Answer : 1600

Q.21    Which of the following acids is present in ant bites?    
1. Nitric acid
2. Formic acid
3. Perchloric acid
4. Malic acid

Correct Answer : Formic acid

Q.22    Jorwe culture' was a Chalcolithic archaeological site located in the present day Indian state of ______.    
1. Maharashtra
2. Gujarat
3. Bihar
4. Assam

Correct Answer : Maharashtra

Q.23    Fertile riverine alluvial soil is best suited for producing ______.    
1. tea
2. rice
3. cotton
4. Corn

Correct Answer : rice

Q.24    Which economist gave the theory of Opportunity Cost?    
1. John Keynes
2. Milton Friedman
3. Adam Smith
4. Gottfried Haberler

Correct Answer : Gottfried Haberler

Q.25    Identify the foreigner who has been conferred the second highest civilian award in India, Padma Vibhushan for 'exceptional and distinguished service' in 2019.    
1. Ismail Omar Guelleh
2. Kader Khan
3. Pravin Gordhan
4. John Chambers

Correct Answer : Ismail Omar Guelleh

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