SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 18 OCTOBER 2020"Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)

SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 18 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)

Q.1 The process of impeachment of the President of India can be initiated in:


1. Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha or any state legislative assembly

2. Rajya Sabha but not in Lok Sabha

3. Lok Sabha but not in Rajya Sabha

4. either house of the parliament

Q.2 The speed of the Central Processing Unit (CPU) is measured in_________, which represents a
CPU cycle.


1. Terabyte (TB)

2. Hertz (Hz)

3. Gigabyte (GB)

4. Kilobyte (KB)

Q.3 Which of the following activities can be classified as a part of secondary sector of an


1. Legal consulting

2. Tea plantation

3. Farm equipment manufacturing

4. Banking

Q.4 Which of the following nations ‘unintentionally’ shot down a Ukrainian Boeing 737-800
passenger aircraft in January 2020?


1. Iran

2. Iraq

3. Syria

4. Saudi Arabia

Q.5 Which of the following rivers flows into the Bay of Bengal?


1. Krishna

2. Sutlej

3. Ravi

4. Beas

Q.6 Which causative microorganism is responsible for the common cold and influenza (flu)?


1. Bacteria

2. Protozoa

3. Fungi

4. Viruses

Q.7 Who was the Prime Minister of Britain/UK when British Parliament passed an independence
bill for India in July 1947?


1. Ramsay Macdonald

2. Neville Chamberlain

3. Winston Churchill

4. Clement Attlee

Q.8 Which one of the following nations finished the year 2019 as the top shooting nation in the
world as per the International Shooting Sport Federation’s (ISSF) overall rankings for 2019?


1. Russia

2. India

3. China

4. USA

Q.9 What was the focal theme of the 107th Indian Science Congress held at Bengaluru in
January 2020?


1. Science and Technology: Rural Development

2. Science and Technology: Water Resources Development

3. Science and Technology: Renewable Energy Development

4. Science and Technology: Urban Development

Q.10 The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed
Ali, particularly for his efforts to resolve border dispute with:


1. Kenya 

2. Somalia 

3. Eritrea 

4. Sudan 

Q.11 In which of the following states is the Phodong monastery situated?


1. Uttar Pradesh

2. Sikkim

3. Bihar

4. Arunachal Pradesh

Q.12 Who among the following won ICC’s '2019 ODI Cricketer of The Year' award?


1. Steven Smith

2. Ken Williamson

3. David Warner

4. Rohit Sharma

Q.13 Which among the following is the oldest mountain/hill range in India?


1. Eastern Ghats

2. Aravalli Hills

3. Himalayas

4. Western Ghats

Q.14 The earthquake waves are recorded by an instrument called:


1. seismograph

2. richter scale

3. odometer

4. speedometer

Q.15 Who among the following was chosen as the Time Magazine’s 2019 Person of the year?


1. Malala Yousafzai

2. Donald Trump

3. Narendra Modi

4. Greta Thunberg

Q.16 With which of the following states/union territories is the Dumhal folk dance associated?


1. Jammu and Kashmir

2. Arunachal Pradesh

3. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

4. Haryana

Q.17 Which of the following nations won the inaugural ATP Cup tennis tournament in January


1. Germany

2. Spain

3. Switzerland

4. Serbia

Q.18 Which of the following is an input device that utilises a light-sensitive detector to select
objects on a display screen?


1. Light pen

2. Magnetic ink character recognition (MICR)

3. Optical mark recognition (OMR)

4. Bar code reader

Q.19 Which among the following states has the highest representation in the Lok Sabha?


1. Tamil Nadu

2. Rajasthan

3. Andhra Pradesh

4. Uttar Pradesh

Q.20 Which of the following statements about Sambhar lake is true?


1. It is the highest lake in India.

2. It is the largest inland salt lake in India.

3. It drains into the Arabian sea.

4. It was formed due to hypervelocity impact of a comet.

Q.21 Who has been appointed the Director General of the National Security Guard (NSG) in
October 2019?


1. Utkarsh Jain

2. BPS Yadav

3. Awadhesh Pratap Singh

4. Anup Kumar Singh

Q.22 In which year did Telangana become the 29th state of India?


1. 2002

2. 2011

3. 2014

  • 4. 2004

Q.23 Which of the following crops is an example of Kharif Crops?


1. Wheat

2. Gram

3. Cotton

4. Pea

Q.24 Which among the following financial institutions was nationalised in 1949?


1. RBI

2. PNB



Q.25 Which of the following nations defeated India in the semi-final of the ICC ODI Cricket World
Cup 2019?


1. England

2. New Zealand

3. Australia

4. South Africa