SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2018 "held on 03
Evening Shift (General Awareness)
Q1. India lifted South Asian Football Federation SAFF Women's Championship
for how many times in a row in March 2019?
Correct Answer: 5th
Q2. Who was recently elected as the President of Indonesia for the second
1. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
2. Joko Widodo
3. Megawati Sukarnoputri
4. Abdurrahman Wahid
Correct Answer: Joko Widodo
Q3. In the famous Rohilla War in the year 1774, the Rohillas were defeated
by the Nawab of Awadh named:
1. Asif Jah Mirza
Correct Answer: Shuja-ud-Daula
Q4. As per the Constitution of India, Panchayats at the intermediate level
may NOT be constituted in a State having a population not exceeding:
1. Ten lakhs
2. Forty lakhs
3. Thirty lakhs
4. Twenty lakhs
Correct Answer: Twenty lakhs
Q5. Which day has been proclaimed as The International Day for Biological
Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues
by The United Nations?
1. 10 November
2. 18 Oct
3. 22 May
4. 24 Apr
Correct Answer: 22 May
Q6. Which force helps swimmers float in water?
1. Frictional force
2. Magnetic force
3. Muscular force
4. Buoyant force
Correct Answer: Buoyant force
Q7. Deficiency of which of the following nutrients is the most common cause
3. Vitamin C
Correct Answer: Iodine
Q8. To which state does the traditional folk dance 'Gotipua' belong?
4. West Bengal
Correct Answer: Odisha
Q9. Which is the new state bird of Andhra Pradesh declared by the State
Government in June 2018?
1. Great Hornbill
2. Sarus Crane
3. Rose-ringed Parrot
4. Black Crested Bulbul
Correct Answer: Rose-ringed Parrot
Q10. Which of the following is the highest award (in the order of
precedence) for military services in India?
1. Kirti Chakra
2. Ashok Chakra
3. Param Vir Chakra
4. Veer Chakra
Correct Answer: Param Vir Chakra
Q11. Which one of the following is a monetary principle stating that "bad
money drives out good"?
1. The multiplier effect
2. Marshall's scissors analysis
3. Pareto efficiency
4. Gresham's law
Correct Answer: Gresham's law
Q12. Which country won the '2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey' title?
4. South Korea
Correct Answer: South Korea
Q13. As of May 2019, which player has scored the most international runs in
the world in all the three formats (Test Match, ODI Match and T-20 Match) of
1. Ricky Ponting
2. Sachin Tendulkar
3. Don Bradman
4. Virat Kohli
Correct Answer: Sachin Tendulkar
Q14. Second generation computers can be characterised largely by their use
2. Vacuum tubes
3. Integrated circuits
Correct Answer: Transistors
Q15. Kolleru Lake which is one of the largest freshwater lakes in India is
located in which state?
1. Andhra Pradesh
4. Jammu & Kashmir
Correct Answer: Andhra Pradesh
Q16. What is the rank of India on Human Development Index 2018?
Correct Answer: 130
Q17. Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari embroidery?
Correct Answer: Lucknow
Q18. Who among the following invented the computer language, COBOL?
1. Brendan Eich
2. John McCarthy
3. Grace Murray Hopper
4. Guido van Rossum
Correct Answer: Grace Murray Hopper
Q19. _______ is a metamorphic rock form characterised by banding caused by
segregation of different types of rock, typically light and dark silicates.
Correct Answer: Gneiss
Q20. The power to enquire into and decide all doubts and disputes arising
out of election of the President is vested in:
1. The Chairman of Rajya Sabha
2. The Supreme Court
3. The Election Commission
4. The Prime Minister of India
Correct Answer: The Supreme Court
Q21. On which river is Polavaram irrigation project being built?
Correct Answer: Godavari
Q22. Who among the following was awarded the third Sayaji Ratna Award in
November 2018 which has been established in the memory of erstwhile Baroda ruler
Sayajirao Gaekwad III?
1. Amitabh Bachchan
2. Shiv Nadar
3. Azim Premji
Correct Answer: Amitabh Bachchan
Q23. Oman author Joka Alharthi won the '2019 Man Booker International Prize'
for which of the following novels?
1. The Years
2. Celestial Bodies
3. The Pine Islands
Correct Answer: Celestial Bodies
Q24. According to Census 2011, which state has the highest density of
2. Uttar Pradesh
4. West Bengal
Correct Answer: Bihar
Q25. Which emperor’s army did Maharana Pratap fight in the Battle of
2. Mahmud Shah
4. Ibrahim Lodi
Correct Answer: Akbar