SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 13
After noon Shift (General Awareness)
QID : 1 - Deindustrialisation means: ___________.
1) uprooting of people from agriculture and planting them in industries
2) movement of workforce from the industrial sector to the service sector
3) a deliberate effort to compel the existing industries to shut down
4) a deliberate effort to promote the new industries
Correct Answer: movement of workforce from the
industrial sector to the service sector
QID : 2 - Why are the Indian workers less skilled than the workers of
1) Low level of wages
2) Inferior quality of capital provided to labourers
3) High level of illiteracy
4) Strong trade unions
Correct Answer: High level of illiteracy
QID : 3 - Junagadh inscription is the first inscription of which of the
Correct Answer: Sanskrit
QID : 4 - Who among the following is considered as a political guru of
1) Dadabhai Naoroji
2) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
3) Lala Lajpat Rai
4) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Correct Answer: Gopal Krishna Gokhale
QID : 5 - What is the main cause of temperature rise in the interior of
2) Breakdown of radioactive substances
3) Both the pressure and breakdown of radioactive substances
4) No option is correct.
Correct Answer: Both the pressure and breakdown of
QID : 6 - The two volcanic islands located in the Indian territory are:
1) Kavaratti and New Moore
2) Pamban and Barren
3) Barren and Narcondam
4) Great Andaman and Little Nicobar
Correct Answer: Barren and Narcondam
QID : 7 - Sadir is a name of which ancient dance style of India?
Correct Answer: Bharatanatyam
QID : 8 - Which country has made world's first all-electric ship, which
can travel up to 80 Km with 200 tons cargo after a two hour charge?
2) South Korea
Correct Answer: China
QID : 9 - Who among the following has been awarded the ‘German Green
Talent Award 2017’?
1) Sukhveer Rohilla
2) Pushpa Negrani
3) Shamik Chaudhary
4) Rishi Dholakiya
Correct Answer: Shamik Chaudhary
QID : 10 - Where is the commercial capital of Sri Lanka?
Correct Answer: Colombo
QID : 11 - Generally atomic radius is measured in which unit?
Correct Answer: Angstrom
QID : 12 - Which of the statement(s) about the reaction given below is/are
2PbO (s) + C (s) ⟶ 2Pb (s) + CO2 (g)
I. Lead is getting reduced.
II. Carbon is getting reduced.
III. Lead oxide is getting reduced.
1) Only I and II
2) Only I and III
3) Only II and III
4) All I, II and III
Correct Answer: Only I and II
QID : 13 - Who appoints Chairman of Union Public Service Commission in
1) Prime Minister of India
2) Home Minister of India
3) President of India
4) Chief Election Commissioner of India
Correct Answer: President of India
QID : 14 - Part of XVII of India Constitution deals with ______.
2) official language
4) fundamental rights
Correct Answer: official language
QID : 15 - Breaking down of fats from large globules to smaller globules
by Bile juice is similar to which of the following?
1) Emulsification of soaps
2) Esterification of alcohol
3) Fermentation of glucose
4) Eutrophication of water
Correct Answer: Emulsification of soaps
QID : 16 - Robert Hooke discovered cells by observing them in a ______.
1) onion peel
2) cork slice
3) pond water
4) No option is correct.
Correct Answer: cork slice
QID : 17 - In September 2017, Government of India approved the revamped
‘Khelo India Programme’ at a cost of Rs 1756 crore for the period ______.
1) 2017-18 to 2019-20
2) 2017-18 to 2018-19
3) 2018-19 to 2019-20
4) 2018-19 to 2020-21
Correct Answer: 2017-18 to 2019-20
QID : 18 - Which organization will launch two missions named GOLD and ICON
to explore the ionosphere?
1) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
2) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
3) China National Space Administration (CNSA)
4) European Space Agency (ESA)
Correct Answer: National Aeronautics and Space
QID : 19 - In December 2017, as per the announcement made by the finance
Ministry, nearly how much amount have banks lost on account of frauds in the
1) Rs 50,000 crore
2) Rs 5000 crore
3) Rs 17,000 crore
4) Rs 1,000 crore
Correct Answer: Rs 17,000 crore
QID : 20 - On 26 July 2017, the Parliament passed the Collection of
Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017. This Bill extends jurisdiction of the act to
3) Jammu and Kashmir
Correct Answer: Jammu and Kashmir
QID : 21 - What is the effective resistance (in Ω) of two resistors 12 Ω
and 24 Ω connected in parallel?
Correct Answer: 8
QID : 22 - If the Distance-Time graph is a straight inclined line then it
1) uniform speed
2) non-uniform speed
3) constant displacement
4) non-uniform velocity
Correct Answer: uniform speed
QID : 23 - When warm air rises up and cold air from the surrounding areas
rushes in to fill its place then this sets up ________________ in air.
Correct Answer: convection
QID : 24 - Which of the statements given below are correct?
A) In 2018 IPL auctions, Sunrisers Hyderabad retained Steve Smith.
B) Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One 2017 Japanese Grand Prix.
C) Ma Long won the 2017 San Marino and Rimini's Coast Motorcycle Grand Prix.
1) Only A
2) Only B
3) A and C
4) A and B
Correct Answer: Only B
QID : 25 - In Microsoft Word, ____________ view enables us to view our
document as it would appear in a web browser such as the Internet Explorer.
1) Web Layout
2) Normal Layout
3) Reading Layout
4) Print Layout
Correct Answer: Web Layout