September 21, 2021

SSC CGL (Tier-1) 2018 Question Paper -General Awareness (Shift-2) 12-June-2019

General Awareness Question Papers
12 June 2019 (Shift-2)


 

Q.1 Who among the following became the fastest Asian to cycle around the globe in 2018?
1. Deena Prince
2. Disha Srivastava
3. Vedangi Kulkarni
4. Swati Sani
Correct Answer: Vedangi Kulkarni

Q.2 The term ______ is prefixed to scientific terms to describe something that is constant.
1. Mega
2. Quasi
3. Photo
4. Iso
Correct Answer: Iso

Q.3 When the fiscal deficit is high, what happens to prices?
1. Prices increase
2. There is no direct impact on prices
3. Prices remain stable
4. Prices decrease
Correct Answer: There is no direct impact on prices

Q.4 The traditional art of ‘Jamdani’ weaving originated in ______.
1. Myanmar (Burma)
2. Nepal
3. China
4. Bangladesh
Correct Answer: Bangladesh

Q.5 Dolly, the first cloned living being created at Roslin Institute in Scotland was a _____.
1. dog
2. cat
3. sheep
4. cow
Correct Answer: sheep

Q.6 What is the value of all tangible resources such as raw materials and labour that are used in the production process called?
1. Opportunity Cost
2. Variable Cost
3. Real Cost
4. Fixed Cost
Correct Answer: Real Cost

Q.7 The term ‘Blood Moon’ is used to refer to ______.
1. Full Moon
2. Lunar Eclipse
3. Solar Eclipse
4. Crescent Moon
Correct Answer: Lunar Eclipse

Q.8 What is the chemical name of the deadly poison ‘cyanide’?
1. Sulfuric acid
2. Nitric acid
3. Hydrochloric acid
4. Prussic acid
Correct Answer: Prussic acid

Q.9 Which of the following is the national bird of China?
1. Barn Owl
2. Parrot
3. Red-crowned Crane
4. Robin
Correct Answer: Red-crowned Crane

Q.10 Mitra Mela was a revolutionary organisation founded by Veer Savarkar in the year ______.
1. 1864
2. 1900
3. 1856
4. 1873
Correct Answer: 1900

Q.11 Who is the author of the book ‘Freedom from Fear: And Other Writings’?
1. Aung San Suu Kyi
2. Barak Obama
3. Nelson Mandela
4. A P J Abdul Kalam
Correct Answer: Aung San Suu Kyi

Q.12 Who is the first Indian national to win the ‘Sri Lanka Rathna’ award?
1. Vinod Mehta
2. Dileep Padgaonkar
3. Narasimhan Ram
4. Khushwant Singh
Correct Answer: Narasimhan Ram

Q.13 The river Ganga emerges from Gangotri Glacier and ends at ______.
1. Arabian Sea
2. Pacific Ocean
3. Indian Ocean
4. Bay of Bengal
Correct Answer: Bay of Bengal

Q.14 In which year was the University Grants Commission (UGC) formally established?
1. 1950
2. 1947
3. 1956
4. 1964
Correct Answer: 1956

Q.15 How many International airports are there in India?
1. 14
2. 16
3. 17
4. 15
Correct Answer: 17

Q.16 Who presides over the joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha?
1. Speaker of Lok Sabha
2. Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
3. Prime Minister
4. Vice President
Correct Answer: Speaker of Lok Sabha

Q.17 Who among the following was given the title ‘Quaid-i-Azam’?
1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
2. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
3. Mahatma Gandhi
4. Jawaharlal Nehru
Correct Answer: Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Q.18 In which year did the Indian Premier League (IPL) start?
1. 2002
2. 2008
3. 2010
4. 2004
Correct Answer: 2002

Q.19 When was Indian Super League started?
1. 2015
2. 2014
3. 2012
4. 2013
Correct Answer: 2013

Q.20 UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) elected _________ to the 18-member committee ‘CESCR’ for the Asia Pacific seat in 2018.
1. Chandrashekhar Dasgupta
2. Preeti Saran
3. Arundhati Ghosh
4. Shashi Tharoor
Correct Answer: Preeti Saran

Q.21 Burma became independent soverign republic in the year _____.
1. 1948
2. 1946
3. 1962
4. 1950
Correct Answer: 1948

Q.22 Which country in the world has the largest number of international borders?
1. India
2. China
3. Pakistan
4. Nepal
Correct Answer: China

Q.23 Which instrument is used to measure blood pressure?
1. Glucometer
2. Sphygmomanometer
3. Lactometer
4. Thermometer
Correct Answer: Sphygmomanometer

Q.24 Catriona Gray of _____ was crowned Miss Universe in 2018.
1. Spain
2. Brazil
3. Philippines
4. Venezuela
Correct Answer: Philippines

Q.25 Under which article of the Constitution of India can members of the Anglo Indian community be nominated to the Lok Sabha by the President?
1. 342
2. 331
3. 326
4. 330
Correct Answer: 331

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