SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 12-June-2019 Shift-1 (General Awareness)


SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 12-June-2019 Shift-1

(General Awareness)

(General Awareness)

Q.1    A substantial increase in capital expenditure or revenue deficit leads to ______.    
1. Fiscal Deficit
2. Revenue Deficit
3. Primary Deficit
4. Budgetary Deficit

Correct Answer : Fiscal Deficit

Q.2    Who was the last ruler of the Vaghela Dynasty of Gujarat after whose defeat the kingdom was passed to Alauddin Khilji?    
1. Arjuna Deva
2. Karandev
3. Rama
4. Saranga Deva

Correct Answer : Karandev

Q.3    What is the dominant chemical present in detergent powder?    
1. Hydrochloric acid
2. Sodium carbonate
3. Sodium alkyl sulphate
4. Calcium carbonate

Correct Answer : Sodium carbonate

Q.4    What was India's rank among 156 countries in the Global Happiness Index 2019?    
1. 137th
2. 124th
3. 132nd
4. 140th

Correct Answer : 140th

Q.5    What effect will a decrease in demand and an increase in supply have on equilibrium price?    
1. Equilibrium price will fall
2. Sometimes price will rise and sometimes it will fall
3. Equilibrium price will be constant
4. Equilibrium price will rise

Correct Answer : Equilibrium price will fall

Q.6    Which of the following is the highest     mountain peak in Maharashtra?    
1. Anjaneri
2. Salher
3. Taramati
4. Kalsubai Shikhar

Correct Answer : Kalsubai Shikhar

Q.7    In the year _________, the Maratha Empire ceased to exist with the surrender of the Marathas to the British, ending the Third Anglo-Maratha War.    
1. 1806
2. 1792
3. 1811
4. 1818

Correct Answer : 1818

Q.8    Which state of India has the longest mainland coastline?    
1. Odisha
2. Kerala
3. Maharashtra
4. Gujarat

Correct Answer :  Gujarat

Q.9    Which Indian badminton player was runner- up at the 2019 Swiss Open tournament?
1. Parupalli Kashyap
2. Sai Praneeth
3. Kidambi Srikanth
4. Chetan Anand

Correct Answer : Sai Praneeth

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Q.10    Dashain' is the grandest festival of ______.    
1. Sri Lanka
2. Bangladesh
3. Nepal
4. Bhutan

Correct Answer : Nepal

Q.11    Which Indian batsman was the first to hit six consecutive sixes in first-class cricket?    
1. Sachin Tendulkar
2. Ravi Shastri
3. Sunil Gavaskar
4. Virat Kohli

Correct Answer : Ravi Shastri

Q.12    To which of the following Indian  states does the tribe of 'Nyishi' belong?    
1. Chhattisgarh
2. Tamil Nadu
3. Bihar
4. Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Arunachal Pradesh

Q.13    _____ has been established as the annual 'International Day of Happiness'.    
1. 15th January
2. 23rd February
3. 31st March
4. 20th March

Correct Answer : 20th March

Q.14    Which of the following Indian film-makers was given the title of 'Ambassador of Interlaken' in 2011 at Switzerland?    
1. Subhash Ghai
2. Yash Johar
3. Raj Kapoor
4. Yash Chopra

Correct Answer : Yash Chopra

Q.15    Which of the following is called the 'popular chamber'?    
1. Lok Sabha
2. State Assembly
3. Rajya Sabha
4. Gram Sabha

Correct Answer : Lok Sabha

Q.16    Who is the author of the book 'India Shastra: Reflections on the Nation in our Time'?    
1. Shashi Tharoor
2. Manmohan Singh
3. A P J Abdul Kalam
4. Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Shashi Tharoor

Q.17    Which of the following countries is the largest producer of wheat in the world?    
1. Bangladesh
2. India
3. Myanmar (Burma)
4. China

Correct Answer : China

Q.18    During World War II, the Battles of Kohima  and Imphal were fought in the year _____.    
1. 1944
2. 1943
3. 1942
4. 1945

Correct Answer : 1944

Q.19    Name the tissue that transports food to various parts of a plant.    
1. Sclerenchyma
2. Parenchyma
3. Phloem
4. Xylem

Correct Answer : Phloem

Q.20    _____ is well-known for the golden beautification of the Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara in Amritsar, famously known as the Golden Temple.    
1. Charat Singh
2. Maha Singh
3. Ranjit Singh
4. Duleep Singh

Correct Answer : Ranjit Singh

Q.21    Rajat has hypermetropia. What type of lens will the ophthalmologist recommend to correct his vision?    
1. Progressive
2. Bifocal
3. Convex
4. Concave

Correct Answer : Convex

Q.22    The term 'Dolphin Kick' is associated with which sport?    
1. Cricket
2. Football
3. Swimming
4. Rugby

Correct Answer : Swimming

Q.23    Which article of the Constitution of India provides that each Indian state will have a governor?    
1. Article 154
2. Article 153
3. Article 152
4. Article 151

Correct Answer : Article 153

Q.24    What is the distinctive characteristic of 'marsupials'?    
1. They migrate from one place to another
2. They hibernate in winter
3. They carry young ones in pouches
4. They lay eggs

Correct Answer : They carry young ones in pouches

Q.25    Blue litmus paper turns ____ on contact with an acidic solution.    
1. red
2. yellow
3. green
4. brown

Correct Answer : red

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