SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 20
Afternoon Shift (General Awareness)
QID : 1 - Which of the following is a characteristic of pure monopoly?
1) one seller of the product
2) low barriers to entry
3) close substitute products
4) perfect information
Correct Answer: one seller of the product
QID : 2 - When was the first EPZ set up in Kandla?
Correct Answer: 1965
QID : 3 - Which of the following is NOT a salt water lake?
1) Caspian Sea
2) Lake Baikal
3) Great Salt Lake
4) Lake Van
Correct Answer: Lake Baikal
QID : 4 - Which lake is located between Hyderabad and Secunderabad?
1) Rana Pratap Sagar
2) Gandhi Sagar
3) Jawahar Sagar
4) Hussain Sagar
Correct Answer: Hussain Sagar
QID : 5 - Who was the founder of the Mughal empire?
4) Alauddin Khilji
Correct Answer: Babur
QID : 6 - Who of the following Viceroy is related to the Burma war?
3) Dalhousie and Dufferin both
4) No option is correct.
Correct Answer: Dalhousie and Dufferin both
QID : 7 - What did Mahavira Swami add in form of fifth vrata in the Four
Mahavrata, which was compiled by Jain Tirthankar Parshvanath?
Correct Answer: Brahmacharya
QID : 8 - In which predominantly Buddhist nation of Asia did Pope Francis,
in November 2017, preached a message of forgiveness to a huge crowd?
Correct Answer: Myanmar
QID : 9 - Which of the following organisation is winner of “Mother Teresa
Memorial Award for Social Justice 2017” for its exceptional work worldwide?
1) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
2) World Health Organisation (WHO)
3) International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
4) World Bank (WB)
Correct Answer: United Nations High Commissioner for
QID : 10 - What is the national tree of Bhutan?
Correct Answer: Cypress
QID : 11 - Which of the following statement are CORRECT?
I. Metals have the tendency to accept electrons while forming bonds.
II. In modern periodic table, metallic properties decreases in a period while
moving left to right.
III. In modern periodic table, metallic properties increases while going top to
bottom in group.
1) Only I and II
2) Only I and III
3) Only II and III
4) All I, II and III
Correct Answer: Only II and III
QID : 12 - Which one of the following mixture is NOT homogeneous?
1) Methnol and water
2) Alcohol and water
Correct Answer: Soil
QID : 13 - The principle of collective responsibility implies that the Lok
Sabha can remove the Government i.e., Council of Ministers headed by the Prime
Minister from office _____.
1) by censure motion
2) by passing amendment bill
3) by not attending parliamentary session
4) by passing a vote of no confidence
Correct Answer: by passing a vote of no confidence
QID : 14 - Who among the following can direct the states to reserve money
bills and other financial bills passed by the state legislature for
consideration during a financial emergency in India?
1) Finance Minister of India
2) The Prime Minister of India
3) The President of India
4) The Governor of Reserve Bank of India
Correct Answer: The President of India
QID : 15 - The voluntary muscles are also called ______ muscles.
Correct Answer: Striated
QID : 16 - The thallophytes, the bryophytes and the pteridophytes have
naked embryos that are called ______.
Correct Answer: Spores
QID : 17 - In January 2018, ‘Electoral Bonds’ Scheme was launched. Under
this scheme, the electoral bonds will be valid for how many days?
Correct Answer: 15
QID : 18 - Researchers from which institute have developed a low cost
piezo resistive vibration sensor using polyurethane foam?
1) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
2) Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
3) Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
4) Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Correct Answer: Indian Institute of Technology,
QID : 19 - In August 2017, RBI Constituted an Internal Study Group to
study the MCLR. This was done to ______.
1) to improve corporate policy
2) to improve monetary policy transmission
3) to improve business policy
4) To improve security policy
Correct Answer: to improve monetary policy
QID : 20 - What was India’s rank in the Political Empowerment pillar as
per the Global Gender Gap report 2017?
Correct Answer: 15
QID : 21 - A body is initially moving with a velocity of 15 m/s. It
undergoes an acceleration of 4 m/s2 for 6 seconds. Find the displacement (in m)
of this body in these 6 seconds.
Correct Answer: 162
QID : 22 - ____________ is defined as the rate of transfer of energy.
Correct Answer: Power
QID : 23 - Chlorination can be done by adding _____________________ to the
1) bleaching powder
2) slaked lime
3) baking soda
4) washing soda
Correct Answer: bleaching powder
QID : 24 - Which of the statements given below are correct?
A) Roger Federer won the Tennis 2017 ATP World Tour Finals Men's Singles.
B) Serena Williams won the Tennis 2017 Australian Open Women's Singles.
C) Canada hosted the 2017 ITTF Men's World Cup.
1) Only B
2) Only C
3) Both B and C
4) No option is correct.
Correct Answer: Only B
QID : 25 - In HTML, ______________ contains all the content that you wish
1) Header area
2) Menu bar
3) Body of the page
4) Footer area
Correct Answer: Body of the page