February 9, 2023

SSC CGL (Tier-1) 2018 Question Paper -General Awareness (Shift-1) 12-June-2019

General Awareness Question Papers
12 June 2019 (Shift-1)


Q.1 A substantial increase in capital expenditure or revenue deficit leads to ______.
1. Fiscal Deficit
2. Revenue Deficit
3. Primary Deficit
4. Budgetary Deficit
Correct Answer: Fiscal Deficit

Q.2 Who was the last ruler of the Vaghela Dynasty of Gujarat after whose defeat the kingdom was passed to Alauddin Khilji?
1. Arjuna Deva
2. Karandev
3. Rama
4. Saranga Deva
Correct Answer: Karandev

Q.3 What is the dominant chemical present in detergent powder?
1. Hydrochloric acid
2. Sodium carbonate
3. Sodium alkyl sulphate
4. Calcium carbonate
Correct Answer: Sodium carbonate

Q.4 What was India’s rank among 156 countries in the Global Happiness Index 2019?
1. 137th
2. 124th
3. 132nd
4. 140th
Correct Answer: 140th

Q.5 What effect will a decrease in demand and an increase in supply have on equilibrium price?
1. Equilibrium price will fall
2. Sometimes price will rise and sometimes it will fall
3. Equilibrium price will be constant
4. Equilibrium price will rise
Correct Answer: Equilibrium price will fall

Q.6 Which of the following is the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra?
1. Anjaneri
2. Salher
3. Taramati
4. Kalsubai Shikhar
Correct Answer: Kalsubai Shikhar

Q.7 In the year _________, the Maratha Empire ceased to exist with the surrender of the Marathas to the British, ending the Third Anglo-Maratha War.
1. 1806
2. 1792
3. 1811
4. 1818
Correct Answer: 1818

Q.8 Which state of India has the longest mainland coastline?
1. Odisha
2. Kerala
3. Maharashtra
4. Gujarat
Correct Answer: Gujarat

Q.9 Which Indian badminton player was runner- up at the 2019 Swiss Open tournament?
1. Parupalli Kashyap
2. Sai Praneeth
3. Kidambi Srikanth
4. Chetan Anand
Correct Answer: Sai Praneeth

Q.10 Dashain’ is the grandest festival of ______.
1. Sri Lanka
2. Bangladesh
3. Nepal
4. Bhutan
Correct Answer: Nepal

Q.11 Which Indian batsman was the first to hit six consecutive sixes in first-class cricket?
1. Sachin Tendulkar
2. Ravi Shastri
3. Sunil Gavaskar
4. Virat Kohli
Correct Answer: Ravi Shastri

Q.12 To which of the following Indian states does the tribe of ‘Nyishi’ belong?
1. Chhattisgarh
2. Tamil Nadu
3. Bihar
4. Arunachal Pradesh
Correct Answer: Arunachal Pradesh

Q.13 _____ has been established as the annual ‘International Day of Happiness’.
1. 15th January
2. 23rd February
3. 31st March
4. 20th March
Correct Answer: 20th March

Q.14 Which of the following Indian film-makers was given the title of ‘Ambassador of Interlaken’ in 2011 at Switzerland?
1. Subhash Ghai
2. Yash Johar
3. Raj Kapoor
4. Yash Chopra
Correct Answer: Yash Chopra

Q.15 Which of the following is called the ‘popular chamber’?
1. Lok Sabha
2. State Assembly
3. Rajya Sabha
4. Gram Sabha
Correct Answer: Lok Sabha

Q.16 Who is the author of the book ‘India Shastra: Reflections on the Nation in our Time’?
1. Shashi Tharoor
2. Manmohan Singh
3. A P J Abdul Kalam
4. Narendra Modi
Correct Answer: Shashi Tharoor

Q.17 Which of the following countries is the largest producer of wheat in the world?
1. Bangladesh
2. India
3. Myanmar (Burma)
4. China
Correct Answer: China

Q.18 During World War II, the Battles of Kohima and Imphal were fought in the year _____.
1. 1944
2. 1943
3. 1942
4. 1945
Correct Answer: 1944

Q.19 Name the tissue that transports food to various parts of a plant.
1. Sclerenchyma
2. Parenchyma
3. Phloem
4. Xylem
Correct Answer: Phloem

Q.20 _____ is well-known for the golden beautification of the Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara in Amritsar, famously known as the Golden Temple.
1. Charat Singh
2. Maha Singh
3. Ranjit Singh
4. Duleep Singh
Correct Answer: Ranjit Singh

Q.21 Rajat has hypermetropia. What type of lens will the ophthalmologist recommend to correct his vision?
1. Progressive
2. Bifocal
3. Convex
4. Concave
Correct Answer: Convex

Q.22 The term ‘Dolphin Kick’ is associated with which sport?
1. Cricket
2. Football
3. Swimming
4. Rugby
Correct Answer: Swimming

Q.23 Which article of the Constitution of India provides that each Indian state will have a governor?
1. Article 154
2. Article 153
3. Article 152
4. Article 151
Correct Answer: Article 153

Q.24 What is the distinctive characteristic of ‘marsupials’?
1. They migrate from one place to another
2. They hibernate in winter
3. They carry young ones in pouches
4. They lay eggs
Correct Answer: They carry young ones in pouches

Q.25 Blue litmus paper turns ____ on contact with an acidic solution.
1. red
2. yellow
3. green
4. brown
Correct Answer: red

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