SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 20 OCTOBER 2020"Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)

SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 20 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (General Awareness)

Q.1 Which country honoured Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with its highest civilian
honour 'Zayed Medal’ in 2019?


1. Portugal

2. Bhutan

3. UAE

4. Israel

Q.2 'Wings India’, Asia’s largest civil aviation event, will be held at Begumpet airport, Hyderabad
in March 2020. What will be the theme of this event?


1. Born to Fly

2. Women to Fly

3. Flying Everyone

4. Flying for All

Q.3 Which of the following dance forms is also known as the 'Royal Dance of Ladakh'?


1. Shondol dance

2. Yak dance

3. Koshan dance

4. Jabro dance

Q.4 'A Shot At History: My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold' is the autobiography of which
Indian shooter?


1. Abhinav Bindra

2. Jitu Rai

3. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

4. Gagan Narang

Q.5 In the context of the contribution of scientists for which they were awarded Nobel Prize,
which of the following pairs is INCORRECT?


1. Zeeman Effect – Hendrik Lorentz

2. Quantum mechanics – Galileo Galilei

3. Light scattering – CV Raman

4. Diffraction of X-rays – Max Von Laue

Q.6 In November 2019, which Indian athlete was listed in ‘Time 100 Next’ that spotlights 100
rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, etc.?


1. Hima Das

2. Anju Bobby George

3. Dutee Chand

4. PV Sindhu

Q.7 In the context of computers, WORM is an acronym of:


1. Write Once, Read Many

2. Wireless Operating, Read Module 

3. Word On, RAM Memory

4. Word Optical, Recognition Malware

Q.8 Which former cricketer and captain of the Indian team was formally elected as the
President of BCCI in October 2019?


1. Kapil Dev 

2. Sourav Ganguly

3. Ravi Shastri 

4. Sunil Gavaskar

Q.9 Which of the following rivers is the fifth largest river and the largest west flowing river?


1. Arvari river

2. Subarnarekha river

3. Godavari river

4. Narmada river

Q.10 Which of the following passes is located between Nilgiri Hills to the north and Anaimalai
Hills to the south?


1. Karakoram Pass

2. Aghil Pass

3. Rohtang Pass

4. Palghat Pass 

Q.11 Where did the Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, inaugurate the National Tribal Craft


1. Cuttack

2. Puri

3. Bhubaneswar

4. Konark

Q.12 Which of the following movements was started in the year 1930 by Mahatma Gandhi?


1. Civil Disobedience Movement 

2. Quit India Movement

3. Non-Cooperation Movement

4. Khilafat Movement

Q.13 The famous cultural site Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen's Stepwell) is situated on the banks of
which river?


1. Yamuna River

2. Saraswati River

3. Hooghly River

4. Mahanadi

Q.14 Who created history by securing Gold in the women's Singles SL3 event at the ‘BWF ParaBadminton
World Championships’ in 2019?


1. Parul Dalsukhbhai Parmar

2. Manasi Joshi

3. Sarina Satomi

4. Sujirat Pookkham

Q.15 The definition of ‘money bills’ is given in which article of the Constitution of India?


1. Article 110

2. Article 93

3. Article 44

4. Article 33

Q.16 Which of the following mountains is situated near the Siachen region of Ladakh in India?


1. Kangchenjunga Mountain

2. Kirat Chuli Mountain

3. K12 Mountain

4. Kabru Mountain

Q.17 Which of the following books was translated as ‘The Razmnama’ (Book of Wars) during the
reign of Akbar?


1. Mahabharata

2. Ramayana

3. Babur Nama

4. Akbar Nama

Q.18 Which of the following is the chemical formula for Nitre (saltpeter)?


1. KNO3

2. KCl

3. KAl2O3

4. KCl.MgCl2

Q.19 Which scientist won the Nobel prize in Physics in 1918 for the discovery of ‘Energy Quanta’?


1. Louis de Broglie

2. James Chadwick

3. Werner Heisenberg

4. Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck

Q.20 According to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) annual report that was released in
January 2020, what was India’s rank in corporate commitments to science-based targets?


1. Sixth

2. Tenth

3. Eight

4. Fifth

Q.21 As per a World Gold Council (WGC) report that was released in January 2020, the Reserve
Bank of India (RBI) was ranked ______ in terms of buying gold abroad among central banks of the world.


1. Tenth

2. Sixth

3. Seventh

4. Fifth

Q.22 Who is India's youngest IAS officer to be appointed to the Chief Minister's Office of
Telangana? She/he is also known as 'The People's Officer'.


1. Amrutesh Aurangabadkar

2. Smita Sabharwal

3. Swati Meena Naik

4. Ansar Ahmad Shaikh

Q.23 The 5th edition of ‘Indian International Science Festival (IISF) 2019’ was held in which city?


1. Hyderabad

2. Delhi

3. Chandigarh

4. Kolkata

Q.24 Which wildlife sanctuary is a tri-state protected area in northern India? It is also famous for
the Critically Endangered gharial, the red-crowned roofed turtle and the Endangered Ganges
river dolphin?


1. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

2. Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary

3. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

4. National Chambal Sanctuary

Q.25 As of January 2020, what was the upper limit of fund transfer using Unified Payments
Interface (UPI)?


1. 50,000

2. 90,000

3. 2 lakh

4. 1 lakh