SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 15 March 2018" Evening Shift (General Awareness)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 15 March 2018"

Evening Shift (General Awareness)


QID : 1 - Recession is ___________.

1) reduction in production and employment for want of sufficient demand for goods
2) rise in the cost of production, especially because of wage increase
3) increase in money supply without a matching increase in production
4) No option is correct.

Correct Answer: reduction in production and employment for want of sufficient demand for goods

QID : 2 - Who of the following is considered as the father of "Green Revolution"?

1) Dr. Norman Borlaug
2) Dr. MS Swaminathan
3) Dr. Manmohan Singh
4) Dr. Henry Ford

Correct Answer: Dr. Norman Borlaug

QID : 3 - Which of the following minerals is not found in the plateau regions?

1) Coal
2) Iron ore
3) mineral oil
4) Manganese

Correct Answer: mineral oil

QID : 4 - Which are the two major rivers which emerge from the Amarkantak Plateau, but they flow in different directions?

1) Chambal and Betwa
2) Chambal and Sone
3) Narmada and Sone
4) Narmada and Betwa

Correct Answer: Narmada and Sone

QID : 5 - The Shaka Era was founded in the year________.

1) B.C. 57
2) A.D. 78
3) A.D. 319
4) A.D. 248

Correct Answer: A.D. 78

QID : 6 - Which ruler of Vijayanagar allowed the Portuguese to build a church in his empire?

1) Venkat II
2) Achyut Rai
3) Thirumal
4) Krishna Deva Rai

Correct Answer: Venkat II

QID : 7 - Anoushka Shankar is related to which musical instrument?

1) Sitar
2) Tabla
3) Veena
4) Mohan Veena

Correct Answer: Sitar

QID : 8 - Which country, on 25 October 2017 announced that it would be introduced a minimum wage for workers?

1) Bahrin
2) Kuwait
3) Oman
4) Qatar

Correct Answer: Qatar

QID : 9 - Who is the winner of the third Indian Council for cultural Relations (ICCR) distinguished indologist award – 2017

1) Hiroshi Marui
2) Owen King
3) Larry Sloman
4) Peggy Whitson

Correct Answer: Hiroshi Marui

QID : 10 - Ping-pong Diplomacy is related to which of the following countries?

1) Myanmar
2) Japan
3) China
4) Taiwan

Correct Answer: China

QID : 11 - What is the valency of magnesium?

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 2

QID : 12 - What is the general formula of alkenes?

1) CnH2n
2) CnH2n+2
3) CnH2n–2
4) CnH2n–1

Correct Answer: CnH2n

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QID : 13 - According to Article 80 of Indian Constitution, Rajya Sabha can have a maximum strength of 250 members. Out of these 250 members how many are representatives of States and Union Territories?

1) 230
2) 236
3) 238
4) 242

Correct Answer: 238

QID : 14 - Under which Article of Indian Constitution an emergency can be declared on the grounds of failure of constitutional machinery in the States?

1) Article 350
2) Article 352
3) Article 356
4) Article 368

Correct Answer: Article 356

QID : 15 - During the day which process is the major driving force in the movement of water in the xylem?

1) Transpiration pull
2) Evaporation
3) Suction
4) Translocation

Correct Answer: Transpiration pull

QID : 16 - Which of the following part of plant cell, is selectively permeable?

1) Cell wall
2) Cell membrane
3) Cytoplasm
4) Nucleus

Correct Answer: Cell membrane

QID : 17 - In September 2017, Link – IV Pipeline Canal of Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojana was launched in ______.

1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Rajasthan
3) Gujarat
4) Maharashtra

Correct Answer: Gujarat

QID : 18 - What is the name of world’s first artificial intelligence politician developed by New Zealand?

1) NICK
2) PAUL
3) SAM
4) TOM

Correct Answer: SAM

QID : 19 - In October 2017, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) relaxed norms for information utilities. Listed Indian companies can now hold ______ of the paid-up equity share capital or total voting power rights in such firms.

1) 80%
2) 90%
3) 100%
4) 50%

Correct Answer: 100%

QID : 20 - On 9 January 2018, the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 amended some provisions of ______.

1) Companies Act, 1956
2) Companies Act, 2011
3) Companies Act, 2013
4) Companies Act, 2014

Correct Answer: Companies Act, 2013

QID : 21 - What is the heat generated (in J) in a heating element of resistance 1000 Ω when a current of 0.1 A passes through it for 25 seconds?

1) 250
2) 2500
3) 125
4) 1250

Correct Answer: 250

QID : 22 - 1 pascal equals 1 ________________.

1) N m2
2) N m-2
3) N m
4) N m-1

Correct Answer: N m-2

QID : 23 - By volume, 78% of air is _______________.

1) nitrogen
2) oxygen
3) hydrogen
4) helium

Correct Answer: nitrogen

QID : 24 - Which of the statements given below are correct?

A) In 2017, Max Verstappen raced in Formula One for Red Bull Racing.
B) In 2017, Steve Smith captained the IPL team Rising Pune Supergiant.
C) In 2017, Sergio Agüero played for the Premier League team Manchester City.

1) Only A
2) A and C
3) Both B and C
4) A, B and C

Correct Answer: A, B and C

QID : 25 - In Microsoft Word, _______ provides tools for formatting like bold, italic, underline etc.

1) Standard tool bar
2) Menu bar
3) Formatting tool bar
4) Status bar

Correct Answer: Formatting tool bar

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