SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 12
Evening Shift (General Awareness)
QID : 1 - What does cyclical unemployment mean?
1) Unemployment during recessionary phase of trade cycle
2) Disguised unemployment
3) Seasonal unemployment
4) Voluntary unemployment
Correct Answer: Unemployment during recessionary
phase of trade cycle
QID : 2 - Who presented the first Union budget of independent India?
1) Morarji Desai
2) John Mathai
3) TT Krishnamachari
4) RK Shanmukham Chetty
Correct Answer: RK Shanmukham Chetty
QID : 3 - Which of the following Harappan sites was not located in
Correct Answer: Daimabad
QID : 4 - In 1852, who published the newspaper 'Satyaprakash' in Gujarati?
1) Gangadhar Rao
2) Vishnu Shastri
3) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
4) Karsandas Mulji
Correct Answer: Karsandas Mulji
QID : 5 - The red planet is ___________.
Correct Answer: Mars
QID : 6 - Which country has the smallest terrestrial border with India?
Correct Answer: Bhutan
QID : 7 - Where is the Samadhi of Guru Gobind Singh located?
1) Anandpur sahib
Correct Answer: Nanded
QID : 8 - In August 2017, which bank allowed India to construct Ratle
Hydroelectric project which was opposed by Pakistan?
1) bank of England
2) World Bank
3) International Bank for Reconstruction and development (IBRD)
4) Asian Development Bank
Correct Answer: World Bank
QID : 9 - Which of the following IAF man has been posthumously awarded
Ashoka Chakra, the country’s highest peace time gallantry medal?
1) Rajinder Kumar
2) Jyoti Prakash Nirala
3) Harshvardhan Negi
4) Anant Thakur
Correct Answer: Jyoti Prakash Nirala
QID : 10 - Official Currency of Nepal is called ________.
1) Nepalese Taka
4) Nepalese Rupee
Correct Answer: Nepalese Rupee
QID : 11 - Which of the following causes acid rain?
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only I and III
4) All I, II and III
Correct Answer: Only I and II
QID : 12 - What is the ratio of masses of hydrogen and oxygen in the
1) 1 : 4
2) 1 : 8
3) 1 : 16
4) 1 : 64
Correct Answer: 1 : 8
QID : 13 - The President of India appoints how many Chief Election
Correct Answer: One
QID : 14 - Who appears on behalf of the Government of India in all cases
in the Supreme Court in which Government of India is concerned?
1) Comptroller and Auditor General of India
2) Advocate General of State
3) Attorney General of India
4) Chief Election Commissioner of India
Correct Answer: Attorney General of India
QID : 15 - The exit of food from the stomach is regulated by a ______
4) No option is correct.
Correct Answer: sphincter
QID : 16 - What are the organs similar in basic structure/shape, modified
to perform different functions called?
1) Analogous organs
2) Homologous organs
3) Heterogeneous organs
4) Homogenous organs
Correct Answer: Homologous organs
QID : 17 - Who launched Mata Amritanandamayi Math Project “Jeevamritham”
for cleaning drinking water?
1) Ram Nath Kovind
2) Narendra Modi
3) Nitin Gadkari
4) Uma Bharti
Correct Answer: Ram Nath Kovind
QID : 18 - What is the name of India’s fastest and first multi – petaflops
super computer unveiled at Pune–based India Institute of Tropical Meteorology?
Correct Answer: Pratyush
QID : 19 - In August 2017, RBI announced to transfer approximately how
much amount for the Financial Year 2016-17 as a dividend to the Government?
1) Rs 30,659 crore
2) Rs 50,650 crore
3) Rs 60,659 crore
4) Rs 70,659 crore
Correct Answer: Rs 30,659 crore
QID : 20 - ‘FRDI’ Bill, 2017 aims to protect the stability of the
financial system. Once enacted, FRDI Bill 2017 will be replacing ______.
1) Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961
2) Deposit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1980
3) Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1990
4) No option is correct.
Correct Answer: Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act,
QID : 21 - A Sonar of a ship sends sounds waves of speed 1600 m/s. These
waves are reflected back by the ocean floor in 4 seconds. Find the depth (in m)
of the ocean floor.
Correct Answer: 3200
QID : 22 - If an object travels in a straight line and its velocity
increases or decreases by equal amounts in equal intervals of time, then the
acceleration of the object is said to be ______________.
Correct Answer: uniform
QID : 23 - Cold air is ______.
1) lighter than warm air hence cold air settles down
2) heavier than warm air hence cold air rises up
3) lighter than warm air hence cold air rises up
4) heavier than warm air hence cold air settles down
Correct Answer: heavier than warm air hence cold air
QID : 24 - Which of the statements given below are correct?
A) Alexander Norén won the Golf 2017 BMW PGA Championship.
B) Canada hosted the Table Tennis 2017 ITTF Women's World Cup.
C) In 2018 IPL auctions, Rajasthan Royals retained Steve Smith.
1) Only C
2) B and C
3) A and B
4) A, B and C
Correct Answer: A, B and C
QID : 25 - In Microsoft Word, ____________ can be used to decide on the
spacing between lines of a paragraph.
4) Line spacing
Correct Answer: Line spacing