# SSC CHSL General Awareness Quiz

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# SSC CHSL General Awareness Quiz

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1. If price of an article decreases from P1 to Rs 25, quantity demanded increases from 900 units to 1200 units. If point elasticity of demand is 2 find P1?
A. Rs. 20 B. Rs. 30 C. Rs. 35 D. Rs. 15

2. If demand curve for roller skates is D = 23000 - 19P and the supply curve is S= 18000+6P, then find the equilibrium price.
A. Rs. 100 B. Rs. 400 C. Rs. 50 D. Rs. 200

3. Match the characteristics with their market structure: (a) Price > MC in both short and long run (b) Faces highly elastic demand
A. (a) Monopolistic competition, (b) Pure competition B. a) Pure Monopoly, (b) Monopolistic competition C. (a) Pure competition, (b) Monopolistic competition D. a) Oligopoly, (b) Pure competition

4. If demand curve for house cleaning services is D = 45000 - 21P and supply curve is S = 15000 + 9P, find the equilibrium Quantity
A. 12000 Units B. 6000 Units C. 24000 Units D. 30000 Units

5. J.B. Say Law of Market was not accepted by :
A. Adam Smith B. Marshall C. David Recordo D. Malthus

6. Indian Economy is a
A. Independent Economy B. Mixed Economy C. Communist Economy D. Capitalist Economy

7. When price of a substitute of commodity ‘x’ falls, the demand for ‘x’ :
A. Remains Unchanged B. Hydrogen increases at increasing rate C. rises D. Nitrogen

8. A demand curve will shift
A. When only prices of substitute products change B. When only price of the commodity changes C. when only price of the commodity changes D. All of these

9. The time element in price analysis was introduced by
A. Alfred marshall B. J S Mill C. J R Hicks D. J M Keynes

10. “Take of stage” in an economy means
A. Steady Growth Begins B. Economy is stagnant C. Economy is about to collapse D. All control are removed

1. Taxes are as certain as the death, because
A. They constitute the major source of government revenue B. Government have no other source of revenue C. Most PSU's are run ineffciently D. Government has it's own budget constraints

2. Under perfect competition, the industry does not have any excess capacity because each firm produces at the minimum point on its?
A. long-run marginal cost curve B. long-run average cost curve C. long-run average variable cost curve D. long-run average revenue curve

3. In which market structure is the demand curve of the market represented by the demand curve of the firm ?
A. Monopoly B. Oligopoly C. Duopoly D. Andhra Pradesh

4. Which among the following statements is not true when there is an increase in interest rate in an economy?
A. increase in saving B. decrease in loan C. incresae in production cost D. increase in capital return

5. Which of the following is an example of Joint-Sector enterprise in India?
A. Maruti Udyog limited B. The Indian Oil Corporation C. Hindhustan Antibiotics limited D. Bharat Aluminium limited

6. The opportunity cost of a factor of production is ?
A. What it earns in its present use. B. What it can earn in the long period C. What it can earn in some other use D. The cost of production

7. The airways company acquired by South India’s ‘Sun Group’ is?
A. Go Air B. IndiGo C. Spice Je D. Jet Airways

8. The non-expenditure costs which arise when the producing rm itself owns and supplies certain factors of production are?
A. Explicit costs B. Original costs C. Implicit costs D. Replacement costs

9. Selling cost is an element of .............
A. Monopolistic Competition B. Perfect Competition C. Pure Competition D. Monopoly

10. Value of output and value added can be distinguished if we know
A. the value of intermediate consumption B. the value of net indirect taxes C. the value of the sales D. the value of consumption of fixed capital

1. Who propounded the Innovation theory of profits?
A. J.A Schumpeter B. P.A. Samuelson C. Alfred Marshall D. David Ricardo

2. Which one of the following is an example for Non-Banking Financial institution?
A. RBI B. SBI C. IOB D. LIC

3. Which of the following islands not located in South China Sea?
A. Spratly Islands B. Falkland Islands C. Pratas Islands D. Paracel Islands

4. The height of the World's tallest tower, the 'Burj Dubai' (renamed 'Burj Khalifa’) is ?
A. 740 metres B. 828 metres C. 848 metres D. 903 metres

5. As per the provisional result of the 2011 Census, the density of population in India is
A. 325 B. 352 C. 372 D. 382

6. The main cause of Tsunami is :
A. Volcanoes B. Cyclones C. Earthquake on sea floor D. Moon’s attraction

7. The deciduous tree will?
A. shed their leaves every year B. not lose their leaves C. synthesise their own food D. depend on others for their food

8. The shortest air route from Perth to London is
A. Perth-Mumbai-Rome -London B. Perth-Ankara-Paris-London C. Perth-Aden-Paris-London D. Perth-Mombasa-Rome London

9. The Difficultest waterfall of India is in the state of
A. Andhra Pradesh B. Assam C. Maharashtra D. Karnataka

10. For each perfectly competitive rm in the long run
A. Price=marginal costs=average variable cost B. Price=average profit C. Price=marginal costs=minimum average total costs D. Price=minimum average variable costs

1. Lowering of value of currency relative to a foreign reference currency is called ________
A. Devaluation B. Revaluation C. Down valuation D. Negative valuation

2. The Law of demand is based on the concept that concept that people..............
A. buy more of a good as their income increases B. buy more of a good as the price of the good life C. will spend all of their money on something D. want more of everything even if they have no money to buy anything.

3. If demand curve for roller skates is D = 23000 - 1 9P and the supply curve is S = 18000 ÷ 6P, then find the equilibriu price.
A. Rs 100 B. Rs 400 C. Rs 50 D. Rs 200

4. How does the sun get its energy ?
A. From gravitational pressure B. From nuclear fission C. From nuclear fusion D. None of these

5. Which of the following places of Sikh religious heritage in not in India?
A. Nankana Sahib B. Nanded C. Paonta Sahib D. Keshgarh Sahib

6. Which type of zone lies between the tropics and the polar regions :
A. Tropical zone B. Desert Areas C. Temperate zone D. Boreal fores

7. Sahara is located in which part of Africa?
A. Eastern B. Western C. Northern D. Southern

8. Afforestation is the process of
A. Clearing forests B. Planting more trees C. Cutting down trees D. Collecting forest resources

9. Which one of the following is known as the ‘Pearl City’
A. Kandla B. None of these C. Kochi D. Hyderabad

10. Spot the odd item in the following:
A. Red Sea B. Black Sea C. Caspian Sea D. Dead Sea

1. Which is the artificial port of India
A. Kandla B. Mangalore C. Chennai or Madras D. Haldia

2. Which of the following city is situated in the farthest east
A. Lucknow B. Jablapur C. Hyderabad D. Chennai

3. Which of the following is the most numerous tribe in India.
A. Todas B. Bhils C. Garos D. Gonds

4. Which one of the following is an unpredictable natural disaster ?
A. Earthquake B. Cyclone C. Tornado D. Hurricane

5. Crop sown soon after the onset of South-West monsoon in India is called
A. Rabi B. Kharif C. Rainfed D. Dry

6. Which among the following is not one of the important gold mines in the country?
A. Kolar B. Hospet C. Ramgiri D. Hutti

7. The Coast of Norway Is an example of
A. Dalmatian Coast B. Fiord Coast C. Ria Coast D. Emerged Coast

8. The sea which existed in the place of the Himalayas was
A. Red sea B. Arabian sea C. Tethys sea D. Dead sea

9. Breaking down of rock ln situ is known as
A. Erosion B. Weathering C. Mass wasting D. Degradation

10. The temperature increases rapidly above
A. Ionosphere B. Exosphere C. Stratosphere D. Troposphere

1. Which is the International Date Line ?
A. Equator B. 0 ° longitude C. 90 ° East longitude D. 180 ° longitude

2. Earthquakes are generally associated witht:
A. Joints B. Faults C. Folds D. Schistosity

3. The most populous and oil-rich country in Africa is.
A. Kenya B. Sudan C. Nigeria D. Uganda

4. The “Grand Canyon” is on the river
A. Colorado B. Columbia C. Ohio D. Mississippi

5. Which of the following language has been given the status of classical language by Central Government
A. Gujarati B. Tamil C. Marathi D. Malayalam

6. Which one the following soils is used for the production of bricks?
A. Peaty and organic B. Saline C. Laterite D. Red and yellow

7. Which one of the following continents lies in Northern Southern and Eastern-Western hemispheres of the earth?
A. Australia B. Africa C. Europe D. South America

8. The busiest rail section in respect to goods transportation is
A. Delhi - Kolkata section B. Kolkata - Chennai section C. Delhi- Mumbai section D. Mumbai - Chennai section

9. Typhoons are common in the
A. Arctic Ocean B. Mexican Gulf C. Seas of China and Japan D. Indian Ocean

10. Earth’s atmosphere is an envelope of gases extending to a height of
A. 100 km B. 150 km C. 200 km D. 300 km

1. Match the following Tribes to Regions - a. Bhil - 1. Terai b. Tharu - 2. Nilgiri c. Gond - 3. Bastar d. Toda - 4. Malwa ?
A. a-4, b-1, c-3, d-2 B. a-1, b-3, c-4, d-2 C. a-4, b-2, c-1, d-3 D. a-3, b-1, c-2, d-4

2. The Biosphere is the zone of Earth where life is found. It includes parts of: (1) Hydrosphere (2) Lithosphere (3) Stratosphere (4) Troposphere Select the correct answer from the following:
A. 1 and 3 B. 1, 2 and 4 C. 1 and 4 D. 2, 3 and 4

3. Where was Christopher Columbus from?
A. Venice B. Genoa C. Spain D. Portugal

4. Which of the following is an example of Plutonic Igneous Rock
A. Basalt B. Granite C. Slate D. Dolomite

5. Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest, and deciduous forest
A. North east B. Andaman and nicobar C. Lakshadweep D. North coastal Andhra

6. The percentage of India’s total population employed in agriculture is nearly
A. 60% B. 50% C. 70% D. 80%

7. In which Ecosystem Grassland is included?
A. Marine B. Fresh Water C. Terrestrial D. Artificia

8. Chandragupta Maurya was an ardent follower of_____________
A. Sikhism B. Jainism C. Buddhism D. Jewism

9. The First Battle of Panipat in 1526 was fought between the Lodi Empire and __________
A. Babur B. Humayun C. Akbar D. Aurangzeb

10. Which fort is also known as the Golden Fort?
A. Chittogarh B. Kumbhalgarh C. Ranthambore D. Jaisalmer

1. The country in East Asia which is most conspicuous for its decreasing population growth since 1981 is-
A. South Korea B. Thailand C. China D. Japan

2. The Dilwara temple at Mount ABu in Rajasthan were built by the followers of
A. Buddhism B. Janism C. Hinduism D. Sikhism

3. Which American President was a famous lm/T.V. star before he became the President?
A. J.F. Kennedy B. Gerald R. Fond C. Richard Nixon D. Ronald Regan

4. Mahavira was born in [latex]{6}^{th}[/latex] century BC at______?
A. Vaishali B. Magadha C. Sarnath D. None of these

5. The Crimean War came to an end by the
A. Treaty of Trianon B. Treaty of Versailles C. Treaty of Paris D. Treaty of St. Germain

6. The Lahore Conspiracy Case was registered against whom?
A. V.D. Savarkar B. Bhagat Singh C. Chandrashekhar Azad D. Aurobindo Ghosh

7. On April 12, 1944 Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the INA Flag in a town. In which State/Union Territory is that town now?
A. Andaman and Nicobar Islands B. Tripura C. Manipur D. Mizoram

8. The Dandi March of Gandhi is an example of
A. Direct Action B. Boycott C. Civil Disobedience D. Non-Cooperation

9. Which one of the following wars decided the fate of the, French in India
A. Battle of Wandiwash B. First Carnatic War C. Battle of Buxar D. Battle of Plassey

10. Before assuming the ofce of the Sultan of Delhi Balban was the Prime Minister of Sultan
A. Nasir-ud-din B. Qutub-ud-din-Aibak C. Bahrem Shah D. Aram Shah

1. Who among the following revolutionaries was executed by the British
A. Jatin Das B. Chandrashekhar Azad C. Rajguru D. Kalpana Dutt

2. Which one of the following cities and the personalities associated with their establishment is wrongly matched
A. Pondicherry - Francis Martin B. Ahmedabad - Ahmad Shah I C. Madras - Francis Day D. Calcutta - Robert Clive

3. Which one of the following literary pieces was written by Krishna Devaraya?
A. Kaviraja Marga B. Ushapaninayam C. Anukta Malyada D. Katha Saristhaga

4. Who among the following is not a moderate
A. Pherozeshah Mehta B. Surendranath Banerjee C. Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee D. Bal GangadharTilak

5. Which Mughal Emperor transferred the Mughal Capital from Agra to Delhi
A. Jahangir B. Aurangzeb C. Shahjahan D. Bahadur Shah

6. Who among the following was not a physician?
A. Sushruta B. Charaka C. Charvaka D. Dhanvantari

7. Nurjahan’s real name was:
A. Mehr-un-Nisaa B. Mumtaz Mahal C. Ladli Begum D. Jahanara

8. In which session of the Indian National Congress was the “Poorna Swaraj” resolution adopted
A. Lucknow Session in 1916 B. Belgaum Session in 1924 C. Lahore Session in 1929 D. Karachi Session in 1931

9. Which of the following Mughal Emperors wrote their own autobiographies?
A. Shah Alam and Farukh Siyar B. Babur and Jahangir C. Jahangir and Shah Jahan D. Akbar and Aurangzeb

10. The coins of which of the following reveal their love for music
A. Mauryas B. Nandas C. Guptas D. Cholas

1. The coins of which of the following reveal their love for music
A. Mauryas B. Nandas C. Guptas D. Cholas

2. Who was the Chola king who brought Ganga from North to South?
A. Raja Raja Chola B. Mahendra C. Rajendra Chola D. Parantaka

3. Coins made of metal rst appeared in
A. Harappan Civiliztion B. Later Vedic Age C. Age of the Buddha D. Age of the Mauryas

4. The Akaal Takht was built by
A. Guru Ramdas B. Guru Teg Bahadur C. Guru Hargovind D. Guru Nanak

5. Prithviraj Chauhan was defeated by Mohd. Ghori in the battle of
A. Torain in 1191 AD. B. Tarain in 1192 A.D. C. Chandawar in 1193 A .D. D. Ranthambhor in 1195 A.D.

6. Coal mines were nationalized in the year:
A. 1970 B. 1971 C. 1972 D. 1976

7. Who persuaded the ratings of the RIN (Royal India Navy) to surrender on the 23rd February 1946:
A. Mahatma Gandhi B. Jawaharlal Nehru and Maulna Abul Kalam Azad C. Vallabh Bhai patel and M.A. Jinnah D. Morarji Desai and J.B. Kripalani

8. The fi rst African National to become Secretary General of UNO was
A. Kofi annan B. Boutros Boutros C. Nelson Mandela D. Winni Mandela

9. Which of the following pairs is incorrect?
A. Babar vs. Sangram Singh B. Sher Shah vs. Humayun C. Chengiz Khan vs. Alauddin Khilji D. Akbar vs. Hemu

10. Name three important forms of Satyagraha
A. Non-cooperation, civil disobedience and boycott B. Boycott, civil disobedience and rebellion C. Boycott, civil disobedience and rebellion D. Revolutions, plebiscite and boycott

1. Iltutmish established a centre of learning at:
A. Multan B. Kolkata C. Alwar D. Patna

2. In which of the following countries were/Buddha’s idols disgured and removed recently?
A. Pakistan B. Turkey C. Afghanistan D. Iran

3. Telephone was invented by
A. Alexander Graham Bell B. Baird C. Stevenson D. Newton

4. What is the name of the Fort built by the English in Calcutta ?
A. Fort St. David B. Fort St. Andrew C. Guru Fort William D. Fort Victoria

5. Who is commonly known as the Iron Man?
A. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel B. Vittal Bhai Patel C. Bal Gangadhar Tilak D. Bipin Chandra Pal

6. Who started the “Servants of India Society”?
A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak B. Gopalkrishna Gokhale C. Surendranath Banerjee D. Dadabhai Naoroji

7. Who was called the “Father of Local Self-government” in India?:
A. Lord Ripon B. Lord Hardinge C. Lord Dalhousie D. Lord Lytton

8. ‘Kesari’, the Newspaper was started by
A. G.K. Gokhale B. B. G. Tilak C. Sardar Patel D. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

9. The first Satyagraha of Gandhiji for the cause of indigo fanners was observed at
A. Champaran B. Chauri-Chaura C. Bardoli D. Sabarmati

10. Who is the Minister of Labour and Employment in India
A. Sis Ram Ola B. Narendra Singh Tomar C. Bandaru Dattatreya D. Santosh Kumar Gangwar

1. Under the “Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme”, the amount of pension for those above 80 years has been increased per month from ₹ 200 to :
A. Rs. 300 B. Rs. 400 C. Rs. 500 D. Rs. 1000

2. Which one of the following is a hindrance to liberty and independence ?
A. Centralisation B. Decentralisation C. Privatisation D. Nationalization

3. The success of democracy depends upon the
A. Right to criticize B. Right to association C. Right to personal liberty D. Right to property

4. The state possesses ?
A. only external sovereignty B. only internal sovereignty C. both internal and external sovereignty D. neither external nor internal sovereignty

5. Which of the following subjects dose not figure in the concurrent list of our constitutions??
A. Stock Exchange and futures markets B. Protection of wild animals and birds C. Forests D. Trade unions

6. How many articles were there in the Indian Constitution at the time of its commencement?
A. 395 B. 396 C. 398 D. 399

7. From which language, has the term ‘democracy’ been derived?:
A. Greek B. Hebrew C. English D. Latin