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Staff Selection Commission, commonly known as SSC, annually conducts CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level) recruitment for the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator(DEO).
Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CHSL Recruitment drive to recruit candidates for the posts of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) and Court Clerk in various departments and ministries of the government of India. SSC CHSL General Awareness Quiz Day 1 lists some of the important question types that would enable the candidates to practice the learned material and to ensure the candidate understands the pattern of the exam and the expected questions that would appear in the actual test.

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Q1. Which of the following is the smallest neighbouring country of India in terms of population?
Answer: Maldives
Q2. Who among the following was the Speaker of the 15th Lok Sabha?
Answer: Meira Kumar
Q3. Which one of the following is NOT an operating system?
Answer: Intel
Q4. Which one of the following is used for indexing dearness allowance to government employees for increase in prices in India?
Answer: Consumer Price Indices (CPI)
Q5. Which among the following is the largest coalfield in India?
Answer: Jharia
Q6. Which was India’s first full-length ‘talkie’ film?
Answer: Alam Ara
Q7. What is the name of the anti-satellite missile test conducted by DRDO in March 2019 from the Dr. APJ. Abdul Kalam Island launch complex?
Answer: Mission Shakti
Q8. Who among the following was appointed as the chairperson of the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) in May 2019?
Answer: Justice A K Sikri
Q9. Which of the following is the largest river island in India?
Answer: Majuli Island
Q10. Light rays enter the eye through the outer, transparent structure at the front of the eye called the __________.
Answer: Cornea
Q1. Konark Temple in Odisha was built by which of the following kings? Answer: Narasimha Deva I
Q2. _______ is the primary acid present in ripe bananas. Malic Acid
Answer: Malic Acid
Q3. Which one of the following caves is situated in Maharashtra?
Answer: Ellora
Q4. In May 2019, Bengaluru-based medical doctor ________ was honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year Award 2018-2019' for her contributions to the ecosystem and women healthcare.
Answer: Hema Divakar
Q5. Who is the author of the book 'Changing India'?
Answer: Manmohan Singh
Q6. In 2019 who became the first Indian to win an election in Japan?
Answer: Yogendra Puranik
Q7. Who developed the operating system Linux started as a project by a student of Finland?
Answer: Linus Torvalds
Q8. Which of the following is waterfall is created by river Sharavathi the highest waterfall in India?
Answer: Jog Falls
Q9. Who won the American Reality Show, 'The World’s Best’ 2019 for displaying his talent as a pianist?
Answer: Lydian Nadhaswaram
Q10. Who presides over the joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament?
Answer: The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Q1. In 1991, India's first indigenous supercomputer named ____________was developed by Vijay Bhatkar.
Answer: Param 8000
Q2. The quorum to constitute a sitting of the Lok Sabha is ______ of the total number of Members of the House under article 100(3) of the Constitution of India.
Answer: One - tenth
Q3. Paithani Saree belongs to the state of _______.
Answer: Maharashtra
Q4. What is the present Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) announced by the Reserve Bank of India with effect from 1st January 2019?
Answer: 19.50 per cent
Q5. Which of the following lakes is the largest man-made lake in India?
Answer: Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar
Q6. With which of the following sports is the term 'Jab' associated?
Answer: Boxing
Q7. Which of the following is a Floating National Park of India?
Answer: Keibul Lamjao
Q8. Alexander invaded India in ________.
Answer: 326 BC
Q9. Somatotropin' is another name for _______.
Answer: Growth hormone
Q10. ________ from India won the girls' title at the IBSF World Under-16 Snooker Championships held in 2018.
Answer: Keerthana Pandian
Q1. Which one of the following cyclones hit India in the month of May 2019?
Answer: Cyclone Fani
Q2. Devotional folk songs called 'Zikir' belong to the Indian state of.
Answer: Assam
Q3. With which sport is the Indian player Neeraj Chopra associated?
Answer: Javelin Throw
Q4. What is the amount of minimum assured monthly pension payable under the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) scheme of the government of India?
Answer: Rs. 3000
Q5. _______ are stable, negatively charged particles found in all atoms.
Answer: Electrons
Q6. Rusting of iron is an example of _______.
Answer: Corrosion
Q7. ______ was the network that became the basis for the Internet.
Answer: Arpanet
Q8. Who among the following wrote the book 'The Namesake'?
Answer: Jhumpa Lahiri
Q9. Which one of the following is an Audio Tool?
Answer: Ardour
Q10. With which of the following sports is the term 'Cox' associated?
Answer: Boat Racing
Q1. The hill station of Chail is located in __________.
Answer: Himachal Pradesh
Q2. _______ gas gives an orange glow when electricity is passed through it. It is generally used in fluorescent lighting.
Answer: Neon
Q3. Which of the following is the capital of the Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli?
Answer: Silvassa
Q4. The Vikramashila University was founded by ________.
Answer: Dharmapala
Q5. From which Indian state did 'Warli Art' originate?
Answer: Maharashtra
Q6. The present-day city of Bhopal was built by which of the following Pratihara rulers?
Answer: Mihir Bhoja
Q7. The 'Pattachitra' style of painting is one of the oldest and most popular art forms of _______.
Answer: Odisha
Q8. Which of the following rivers originates in Amarkantak Hill in Madhya Pradesh?
Answer: Narmada
Q9. In which city has India's first HIV treatment centre and clinic for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community been inaugurated?
Answer: Mumbai
Q10. In August 2018, ________ became the first Indian to win the 'Best Actor' award at the Norwegian national awards held in Haugesund, Norway.
Answer: Adil Hussain
Q1. The currency of Japan is _________ .
Answer: Yen
Q2. Which one of the following is the joint Army exercises between France and India?
Answer: Shakti
Q3. The first session of the first Lok Sabha commenced on ________.
Answer: 13th May 1952
Q4. India won a total of ________ medals at the Special Olympics World Summer Games held in Abu Dhabi from 14 to 21 March 2019.
Answer: 368
Q5. The border between India and Bhutan adjoins ________ Indian states.
Answer: Four
Q6. With which of the following sports was Narender Hirwani associated?
Answer: Cricket
Q7. The 'i-help' initiative to promote digital electoral literacy has been launched in which of the following states?
Answer: Assam
Q8. Who decides the admissibility of Questions in Lok Sabha?
Answer: Speaker
Q9. What was India's rank in the year 2018 in world Crude Steel production according to Steel Users Federation of India?
Answer: Second
Q10. The Chola Empire was invaded by _______ in the early 14th century A.D.
Answer: Malik Kafur
Q1. Who wrote the book 'An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India'?
Answer: Shashi Tharoor
Q2. The historical Sher Shah Suri Marg is called as
Answer: National Highway Number 1
Q3. In 2018, Bharat Vatwani and _________ were the two Indians awarded with the Ramon Magsaysay award.
Answer: Sonam Wangchuk
Q4. With which of the following sports is the term 'bib' associated? The word refers to sheets printed with numbers.
Answer: Running
Q5. What is the chemical name of slaked lime?
Answer: Calcium Hydroxide
Q6. With which of the following sports is the term 'tumble turns' associated?
Answer: Swimming
Q7. In May 2019, Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra visited ________ as UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador for humanitarian work.
Answer: Ethiopia
Q8. To which of the following states does the folk song 'Bhawaiya' belong?
Answer: West Bengal
Q9. . _____________ attacked the southern coast of Kathiawar long the Arabian Sea, where he sacked the city of Somnath and its renowned Hindu temple in 1026.
Answer: Mahmud of Ghazni
Q10. After going through the processes of scouring and bleaching, 99% of cotton is made up of which polymer?
Answer: Cellulose
Q1. A _______ is the main printed circuit board (PCB) in a computer
Answer: Motherboard
Q2. World Metrology Day' was celebrated in India on _______ in 2019.
Answer: 20th May
Q3. Jawaharlal Nehru port is located in
Answer: Maharashtra
Q4. In Economics, buying an asset in one market and simultaneously selling an identical asset in another market at a higher price is termed as ________
Answer: Arbitrage
Q5. ________ is the process by which water vapour in the air is changed into liquid water
Answer: Condensation
Q6. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and _______
Answer: Sergey Brin
Q7. _______________ is the first Indian gymnast to win a Gold medal at a Global Event in the World Challenge Cup in Turkey.
Answer: Dipa Karmakar
Q8. The powers, privileges and immunities of either House of Parliament and of its Committees and Members have mainly been laid down in article _______ of the Constitution of India.
Answer: 105
Q9. Kalumar Peak is the highest point in _______ range.
Answer: Vindhaya
Q10. In May 2019, Pakistan successfully test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile named ________.
Answer: Shaheen II
Q1. _________ is a large mass of snow and ice at an high altitude that slides down mountain slopes.
Answer: Avalanche
Q2. Chakri' is a type of traditional music that is popular in the Indian state of ______. Answer: Jammu & Kashmir
Q3. Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) was introduced in December _____
Answer: 1993
Q4. The _______ is the stem-like part of the leaf that joins the blade to the stem.
Answer: Petiole
Q5. The famous dancer Chemancheri Kunhiraman Nair is associated with which of the following dance forms?
Answer: Kathakali
Q6. Which Indian contemporary artist was awarded the 7th Joan Miro Prize 2019?
Answer: Nalini Malani
Q7. In 2019, radar imaging satellite RISAT-2B was launched successfully by the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre located in _______.
Answer: Sriharikota
Q8. Which author has been awarded the 27th Vyas Samman of the K.K. Birla Foundation in 2018?
Answer: Mamta Kalia
Q9. A/an _______ stock is the stock of a large, well-established and financially sound company that has operated for many years.
Answer: Blue-Chip
Q10. In Parliamentary proceedings, how many matters per day as per their priority in the ballot are allowed to be raised during 'Zero Hour'?
Answer: 20
Q1. Flower colours of red, pink, blue and purple come mainly from pigments called _______.
Answer: Anthocyanins
Q2. In 1973, the Project Tiger was started in ________ National Park.
Answer: Jim Corbett
Q3. After the battle of ________ in 1757, the British achieved political power in lndia.
Answer: Plassey
Q4. A chain of islands closely scattered in a body of water is called.
Answer: Archipelago
Q5. Which Sikh Guru compiled the ‘Adi Granth’ the holy scripture of Sikhism?
Answer: Guru Arjan Dev
Q6. As of june 2019, which Indian state has the lowest number of districts?
Answer: Goa
Q7. In India the Ursa Major Constellation is also known as:
Answer: Saptarshi
Q8. Which one of the following nations will host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020?
Answer: India
Q9. The Indian movie star Rahul Bose was associated with ______ sport of India
Answer: Rugby
Q10. Who among the following wrote the book 'Wise and Otherwise'?
Answer: Sudha Murthy
Q1. Which process refers to the starting up of a computer and the loading of the required parts of the operating system into the RAM?
Answer: Booting
Q2. Matters, which are not points of order, can be raised by way of Special Mentions under Rule ________ of Lok Sabha.
Answer: 377
Q3. Which one of the following is NOT a output device?
Answer: Joystick
Q4. Bumchu' is a unique cultural festival celebrated in the Indian state of
Answer: Sikkim
Q5. A/an _______ is the wide end of a river that meets the sea.
Answer: Estuary
Q6. _______ is a type of good for which demand increases as its price rises.
Answer: Giffen Good
Q7. With which of the following sports is the term 'twiddle' associated?
Answer: Table Tennis
Q8. In which state was the second edition of the Indian Open International Boxing Tournament held?
Answer: Assam
Q9. Who among the following actors won the Global Indian Icon award at the 2nd Annual UKIndia Awards, 2018?
Answer: Shilpa Shetty
Q10. In which year was the Chicago (USA) Conference of World Religions held that included Swami Vivekananda's talk on religion as one of its highlights?
Answer: 1893
Q1. Dhenka is a well-known musical instrument of which one of the following Indian state?
Answer: Odisha
Q2. Raja Sansi International Airport is located in: Answer: Amritsar
Q3. The pigment that gives human skin, hair and eyes their colour is called
Answer: Melanin
Q4. In economics, IPO stands for ______.
Answer: Initial Public Offering
Q5. The book 'Delhi is not far' is written by which of the following authors
Answer: Ruskin Bond
Q6. What was India's rank in the 2019 Kids Rights Index?
Answer: 117th
Q7. Sri Lanka is situated off the southeast coast of India across the Palk Strait and Gulf of ________.
Answer: Mannar
Q8. Humpy Koneru' is associated with which of the following sports?
Answer: Chess
Q9. The term 'address' is associated with which of the following sports? Answer: Golf
Q10. A screen in a software program that permits the user to view several programs at one time is called a
Answer: Window
Q1. Which of the following teams won the 2019 IPL?
Answer: Mumbai Indians
Q2. The first Cotton Mill in India was set up as a spinning mill in 1854 in ________.
Answer: Mumbai
Q3. Who was the first woman to become the governor of an Indian state?
Answer: Sarojini Naidu
Q4. Who among the following became the first woman fighter pilot to qualify to undertake combat missions on a fighter jet?
Answer: Bhawana Kanth
Q5. The total number of living organisms, both plants and animals, in a given area is called
Answer: Biomass

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