SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 19
Morning Shift (General Awareness)
QID : 1 - Brent Index is associated with which of the followings?
1) crude oil prices
2) copper future prices
3) gold future prices
4) shipping rate index
Correct Answer: crude oil prices
QID : 2 - Which of the following is NOT correctly matched?
1) First Five Year Plan : 1951-56
2) Second Five Year Plan : 1956-61
3) Third Five Year Plan : 1961-66
4) Fourth Five Year Plan : 1966-71
Correct Answer: Fourth Five Year Plan : 1966-71
QID : 3 - Where is the Southern Alps mountain range located?
2) New Zealand
3) South Africa
Correct Answer: New Zealand
QID : 4 - By what name is the combined water stream of Ganga and
Correct Answer: Meghna
QID : 5 - Who was the exponent of Yog Darshan?
Correct Answer: Patanjali
QID : 6 - During the Maratha period, who was the officer responsible for
the village administration?
Correct Answer: Patil
QID : 7 - Govind Swami Pillai is associated with which musical instrument?
Correct Answer: Violin
QID : 8 - Which country's Parliament has passed a law that will limit the
powers of its police?
Correct Answer: Israel
QID : 9 - Who among the following has been awarded the Blue Planet
Prize-2017 in October 2017?
1) Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
2) J.K. Anderson
3) M. Suzanchuk
4) Garry Bentzone
Correct Answer: Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
QID : 10 - When was the national emblem of Bangladesh adopted?
Correct Answer: 1971
QID : 11 - Mass number is always equal to ______.
1) number of protons
2) number of neutrons
3) sum of number of protons and number of electrons
4) sum of number of protons and number of neutrons
Correct Answer: sum of number of protons and number
QID : 12 - Which of the following statements are CORRECT?
I. Ethanol is a good solvent for organic compounds.
II. Boiling and melting points of ethanol are low with respect to water.
III. Ethanol is used tincture iodine.
1) Only I and II
2) Only I and III
3) Only II and III
4) All I, II and III
Correct Answer: All I, II and III
QID : 13 - Along with ‘Right to Life’ in Article 21 of Indian
Constitution, it also includes ______.
1) Right to Health
2) Right to Food
3) Right to Water
4) All options are correct.
Correct Answer: All options are correct.
QID : 14 - Which Constitutional Amendment Act gave constitutional
recognition to municipalities?
1) 72nd Constitutional Amendment Act
2) 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act
3) 74th Constitutional Amendment Act
4) 75th Constitutional Amendment Act
Correct Answer: 74th Constitutional Amendment Act
QID : 15 - Which of the following is NOT a waste material removed from
blood in the kidney?
2) Carbon dioxide
4) Uric acid
Correct Answer: Carbon dioxide
QID : 16 - The movement of water molecules through the plasma membrane is
Correct Answer: Osmosis
QID : 17 - In November 2017, second phase of ‘Bharat Net Project’ was
launched. How much is its approximate outlay?
1) Rs 55,000 crore
2) Rs 10,000 crore
3) Rs 20,000 crore
4) Rs 34,000 crore
Correct Answer: Rs 34,000 crore
QID : 18 - NASA successfully tested supersonic landing parachute in
November 2017 for its approximate ______ mission.
1) Zuma 2020
4) Mars 2020
Correct Answer: Mars 2020
QID : 19 - In October 2017, who launched India’s 3rd biggest ‘Initial
Public Offering (IPO)’ of Rs 11,370 crore?
1) Reliance Industries Ltd
2) GIC Re
3) Coal India Ltd
Correct Answer: GIC Re
QID : 20 - On 5 January 2018, Lok Sabha passed High Court and Supreme
Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2017. The Bill
proposes to hike the salary of Chief Justice of India (CJI) to nearly ______.
1) Rs 2.80 lakh per month
2) Rs 3.9 lakh per month
3) Rs 2 lakh per month
4) Rs 5 lakh per month
Correct Answer: Rs 2.80 lakh per month
QID : 21- What is the resistance (in Ω) of an electrical component if a
current of 0.4 A passes through it on application of 12 V of potential
difference across it?
Correct Answer: 30
QID : 22 - If the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of earth is
g, then the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of a planet whose mass is
half of that of earth and radius is same as that of earth is _________________.
Correct Answer: g/2
QID : 23 - An earthquake of magnitude _________________ on Richter scale
has thousand times more destructive energy than an earthquake of magnitude 4.
Correct Answer: 6
QID : 24 - Which of the statements given below are correct?
A) In 2017, Giannis Antetokounmpo played for the NBA team Houston Rockets.
B) In 2018 IPL auctions, Kings XI Punjab retained Axar Patel.
C) In 2017, David Warner captained the IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore.
1) Only B
2) A and B
3) A, B and C
4) None of these
Correct Answer: Only B
QID : 25 - ___________ provides network backbone and e-governance support
to government bodies in India.
3) Department of Information Technology
4) State Bank of India
Correct Answer: NIC