SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 12 OCTOBER 2020" Morning-Shift (General Awareness)

SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 12 October 2020"

Morning-Shift (General Awareness)

Q.1 On 2 December 2019, who became the first female pilot of the Indian Navy?


1. Shivangi

2. Punita Arora

3. Bhawana Kanth

4. Sarla Thakral

Q.2 ‘Saga Dawa’ is one of the biggest Buddhist festivals. In which one of the following states is it celebrated?


1. Jharkhand

2. Sikkim

3. Odisha

4. Kerala

Q.3 Which of the following Bollywood veterans was chosen for the 66th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2018?


1. Ashutosh Rana

2. Shatrughan Sinha

3. Amitabh Bachchan 

4. Nana Patekar

Q.4 Which is the second largest river basin in India that covers 10% of the country’s area?


1. Mahanadi 

2. Krishna

3. Narmada

4. Godavari 

Q.5 Who founded the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in Calcutta?


1. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

2. Subhendu Sekhar Bose 

3. JM Sengupta

4. RN Mookerjee 

Q.6 The Atrial wall of the human heart secretes a very important peptide hormone. What is the name of that hormone?


1. GIP

2. ANF

3. ADH

4. CCK

Q.7 How many times did Pankaj Advani win the ‘IBSF World Billiards Championship’?


1. 20

2. 22

3. 24

4. 21

Q.8 Which article of the Constitution of India mentions that the Lok Sabha must have a Speaker and a Deputy Speaker?


1. Article 93

2. Article 97

3. Article 85

4. Article 100

Q.9 With which of the following sports is Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth associated?


1. Cricket

2. Tennis

3. Badminton

4. Hockey

Q.10 In which process is a protective zinc coating applied on iron to prevent it from rusting?


1. Galvanisation 

2. Annealing

3. Smelting

4. Welding

Q.11 Who became the first player in history to win the ‘Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy’ for ‘ICC Cricketer of the Year’?


1. Sachin Tendulkar

2. Virat Kohli 

3. Ravichandran Ashwin

4. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Q.12 What is the range of the intensity scale used in measuring earthquakes?


1. 1 to 7

2. 1 to 12

3. 1 to 15

4. 1 to 5

Q.13 In the context of the mesosphere, which of the following statements is NOT correct?


1. It is directly above the stratosphere.

2. Meteorites burn up in this layer on entering from the space.

3. It is the third layer of the atmosphere.

4. In this layer temperature rises very rapidly with increasing height.

Q.14 Which Indian actress was chosen for the ‘2020 Crystal Award’ given by the World Economic Forum for spreading awareness about mental health?


1. Vidya Balan

2. Kangana Ranaut

3. Deepika Padukone

4. Priyanka Chopra

Q.15 Which forest is also referred to as ‘Monsoon Forests’?


1. Tropical Deciduous Forests

2. Tropical Evergreen Forests

3. Mangrove Forests

4. Montane Forests

Q.16 What disease is caused by insulin deficiency?


1. Scleroderma

2. Multiple Sclerosis

3. Diabetes mellitus

4. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

Q.17 In a computer, which unit is responsible for processing data and is also called the electronic brain of the computer?


1. RAM

2. Keyboard

3. Central Processing Unit (CPU)

4. Hard Disk

Q.18 Who was best known for hoisting the Indian National Congress flag at the Gowalia Tank maidan in Bombay during the Quit India Movement?


1. Aruna Asaf Ali 

2. Lakshmi Sahgal

3. Kanaklata Barua

4. Bhikaiji Rustom Cama

Q.19 Which of the following is INCORRECTLY paired?


1. Pedology – Phyto geography

2. Hydrology – Oceanography

3. Anthropology – Cultural geography

4. Demography – Population geography

Q.20 ‘Aatish-i-Chinar’ (Flames of Chinar) is the autobiography of which politician?


1. APJ Abdul Kalam

2. Benazir Bhutto

3. M Hidyatullah

4. Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah

Q.21 According to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), what is India’s rank in the 2019 worldwide Index of Cancer Preparedness (ICP)?


1. 15

2. 10

3. 28

4. 19

Q.22 Who introduced the 'Doctrine of Lapse'?


1. Lord Wellesley

2. Lord Lytton

3. Lord Dalhousie

4. Lord Canning

Q.23 On which day is Constitution Day celebrated every year in India?


1. 30 November 

2. 15 October

3. 26 November 

4. 2 October

Q.24 In which year were the ‘Kalbelia’ folk songs and dances of Rajasthan included in UNESCO’s representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage?


1. 2012

2. 2010

3. 2017

4. 2015

Q.25 Which of the following companies was chosen for the UN Global Climate Action Award in the ‘Carbon Neutral Now’ category in September 2019?


1. Reliance Health

2. Infosys

3. Wipro

4. Organic India