SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2020 "held on 12 August 2021" Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2020 "held on 12 August 2021"

Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)


Q.1 What was the contribution of the manufacturing sector in India’s GDP in Q2 of 2020-21?

1. Positive growth of 3.4%

2. Negative growth of 8.6%

3. Positive growth of 0.6%

4. Negative growth of 7.5%

Q.2 Which fibre among the following is used to make rayon clothing?

1. Pectin

2. Cellulose

3. Mucilage

4. Gum

Q.3 ‘Ugadi’ is the famous festival of which of the following states?

1. Punjab

2. Goa

3. Uttar Pradesh

4. Andhra Pradesh

Q.4 ______ became the first state to provide 100% piped tap water in rural households in the year 2020.

1. Goa

2. Kerala

3. Mizoram

4. Sikkim

Q.5 ______ contains and manages all the programs and applications that a computer or other device is able to run.

1. Data Science

2. Computer software

3. Computer hardware

4. Operating system

Q.6 A ______ helps serve as a set of rules and principles that all persons in a country can agree upon as the basis of the way in which they want the country to be governed.

1. draft

2. preamble

3. constitution

4. document

Q.7 Which doctor of Indian origin was honoured with 'Great Immigrants-2020' in the US?

1. Siddhartha Mukherjee

2. Ashok Rajgopal

3. Mayur Lakhani

4. Kiran C Patel

Q.8 Which of the following banks was declared as the ’Safest Bank in Asia’ for the 12th consecutive year by New York-based trade publication ‘Global Finance’ in 2020?

1. ICICI

2. HSBC

3. ICBC

4. DBS

Q.9 Which Article of the Constitution of India envisages that a person shall NOT be qualified to be chosen to fill up a seat in the Parliament unless he is a citizen of India?

1. Article 84

2. Article 76

3. Article 61

4. Article 52

Q.10 Who among the following was conferred the title of 'Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace' in 2020 by the Federation of Israel Chambers of Commerce for epitomising 'unity, peace and sustainability'?

1. Mukesh Ambani

2. Ratan Tata

3. Lakshmi Mittal

4. Azim Premji

Q.11 The minimum paid up equity capital to set up a small finance bank should be of _______, as proposed by RBI as of May 2020.

1. 75 crores

2. 200 crores

3. 100 crores

4. 300 crores

Q.12 Who among the following won the 2002 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Champion of Champions combined-air-rifle event to become the first Indian to win that competition?

1. Manu Bhaker

2. Rahi Sarnobat

3. Anjali Bhagwat

4. Anisa Sayyed

Q.13 Who among the following was elected as the President of the All India Chess Federation in January 2021?

1. Bhagat Singh Chauhan

2. Ajay Kumar

3. Sunil Arora

4. Sanjay Kapoor

Q.14 Who among the following is the author of the epic story 'Manu Charitra'?

1. Ponna

2. Allasani Peddana

3. Bāṇabhaṭṭa

4. Chand Bardai 

Q.15 A ______ is a hydraulic structure of impervious material built across a river to create a reservoir on its upstream side for impounding water for various purposes.

1. dam

2. block

3. drainage

4. fold

Q.16 'Bhand Pather' is a form of theatre dance performed in ______.

1. Goa

2. Haryana

3. Sikkim

4. Kashmir

Q.17 In which of the following countries is the headquarters of International Table Tennis Federation situated?

1. Thailand

2. Japan

3. England

4. Switzerland

Q.18 Sur Sarovar, also known as Keetham Lake, is a man-made reservoir. In which of the following years was it added in the list of Ramsar Sites?

1. 1998

2. 1992

3. 2015

4. 2020

Q.19 CSIR as an autonomous body is the largest research and development organisation in India. What does CSIR stands for?

1. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

2. Council of Space and Industrial Research

3. Centre of Space and Industrial Research

4. Chamber of States and Industrial Research

Q.20 Which state of India has the highest percentage of crop land under irrigation?

1. Punjab

2. Karnataka

3. Gujarat

4. Tamil Nadu

Q.21 Which of the following institutes bagged the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award for cultural heritage conservation in December, 2020?

1. IIT Roorkee

2. Amar Singh College Srinagar

3. IIT Delhi

4. BBK DAV. College Amritsar

Q.22 Who among the following begun his excavations at Dholavira in 1990?

1. RS Bisht

2. MS Vats

3. RD Banerji

4. SR Rao

Q.23 As on 9 December 2020, how many states of India have implemented 'one nation one ration card system'? 

1. 5

2. 9

3. 7

4. 12

Q.24 To which group of organic molecules does 'Monosaccharides' belong?

1. Lipids

2. Carbohydrates

3. Nucleic acids

4. Proteins

Q.25 What is the keyboard shortcut to add a new row above a given row in Microsoft Excel?

1. Shift + I + R

2. Shift + Spacebar

3. Alt + C + I

4. Alt + I + R