SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 13 OCTOBER 2020" Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 13 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)


Q.1 Which Indian banknote released in November 2016 features Mangalyaan on the reverse side?


Option:

1. 500

2. 2,000

3. 200

4. 100

Q.2 Which function key displays the Print Preview window in Microsoft Office?


Option:

1. Ctrl + F2

2. Alt + Ctrl + F2

3. Shift + F2

4. Alt + F2

Q.3 When was the Backward and Minority Communities Employees Federation (BAMCEF)
established in India?


Option:

1. 1979

2. 1978

3. 1982

4. 1980

Q.4 India shares its land boundaries with which countries in the east?


Option:

1. Myanmar and Bangladesh

2. China, Nepal and Bhutan

3. Bhutan and Afghanistan

4. Pakistan and Afghanistan

Q.5 Which former Indian cricketer was honored with the ‘Bharat Gaurav Award’ by the East
Bengal Football Club in 2019?


Option:

1. Sunil Gavaskar

2. Sachin Tendulkar

3. Rahul Dravid

4. Kapil Dev 

Q.6 Which governor general of India abolished Sati system in 1829 by declaring it an offence?


Option:

1. Lord William Bentinck

2. Lord Wellesley

3. Lord Dalhousie 

4. Lord Cornwallis 

Q.7 In 1930, which scientist was awarded the Nobel Prize for describing the human ABO blood
group system?


Option:

1. George Wald

2. Karl Landsteiner

3. Albert Claude

4. Roger Guillemin

Q.8 How many parathyroid glands are present on the back side of the thyroid gland in humans?


Option:

1. Six

2. Five

3. Three

4. Four

Q.9 As per ‘India State of Forest Report 2019’, which state secured first position for the highest
growth in forest area in the country?


Option:

1. Karnataka

2. Andhra Pradesh 

3. Odisha

4. Madhya Pradesh

Q.10 In which state was the 8th edition of the India-China joint training exercise 'Hand-in-Hand
2019’ held?


Option:

1. Manipur

2. Kerala

3. Maharashtra

4. Meghalaya

Q.11 How many agro-climatic zones (ACZ) are characterised by the Planning Commission of
India?


Option:

1. 20

2. 10

3. 15

4. 30

Q.12 In which year did the JavaScript Programming language come into existence?


Option:

1. 1995

2. 1999

3. 1990

4. 2000

Q.13 Who was conferred with the ‘Female Sportsperson of the Year’ award at the ‘FICCI India
Sports Awards 2019’?


Option:

1. Mary Kom

2. Rani Rampal

3. PV Sindhu 

4. Geeta Phogat 

Q.14 What is the mission life of the Cartosat-3 satellite launched by PSLV C-47 on 27 November 2019?


Option:

1. 3 years

2. 4 years

3. 5 years

4. 2 years

Q.15 How many elements of India were listed in the UNESCO Representative List of the
Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as of March 2018?


Option:

1. 13

2. 14

3. 15

4. 18

Q.16 Which of the following is an example of the most explosive type of volcano?


Option:

1. Calderas volcanoes

2. Cinder cones volcanoes

3. Flood basalt volcanoes

4. Shield volcanoes

Q.17 Which famous personality said the following?
“Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to
say that your first victory was just luck?”


Option:

1. APJ Abdul Kalam

2. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

3. Homi Bhabha

4. Amartya Sen

Q.18 When was the first Constituent Assembly election held in India?


Option:

1. 1947

2. 1946

3. 1949

4. 1948

Q.19 Which Chola ruler was popularly called ‘Victor of the Ganges’?


Option:

1. Gandaraditya Chola

2. Rajendra Chola I

3. Parantaka Chola I

4. Vijayalaya Chola

Q.20 ‘Sattriya’ is a traditional Hindu classical dance form of which state?


Option:

1. Odisha

2. Manipur

3. Goa

4. Assam

Q.21 Cinnabar (HgS) is an ore of which metal?


Option:

1. Aluminum

2. Gold

3. Silver

4. Mercury

Q.22 Which of the following is a famous fossil site in India where a full-fledged skeleton of a
dinosaur was found?


Option:

1. Zanskar Valley, Kashmir

2. Hathnora, Madhya Pradesh

3. Waddham, Maharashtra

4. Manendragarh, Chhattisgarh

Q.23 Which of the following companies was conferred with Maharatna status in October 2019?


Option:

1. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

2. GAIL (India) Limited 

3. Steel Authority of India limited

4. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

Q.24 Which Indian writer was awarded the ‘Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2019’?


Option:

1. Shashi Tharoor

2. Arundhati Roy

3. Ramachandra Guha

4. Rana Dasgupta

Q.25 The Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup is associated with ______.


Option:

1. Polo

2. Football

3. Cricket

4. Hockey

 

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