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Previous Year Questions are extremely important when it comes to SSC CHSL exams. It’s often been noticed that sometimes previous year questions have been asked again. With the SSC having announced the dates of SSC CHSL 2019 Tier I on October 12, 2020 onwards, we are sure that you would have started your revision. To help you in your preparation & revision, we have compiled a list of 175+ General Knowledge questions which have appeared in SSC exams over the last 15 years. This compilation of SSC CHSL Questions is definitely going to be helpful in your SSC CHSL Tier I preparation.

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The General Awareness section of SSC CHSL is one of the most scoring sections, you just need to start your preparation right away. The syllabus is quite vast and you need to keep revising on a frequent basis as well. For your convenience, we are providing the syllabus of the General Awareness section of SSC CHSL Tier I here. Go through it and see which topics are new for you. Start your preparation on those topics. Also, keep revising the topics which you are good at. Remember, a comprehensive and timely revision is the key to ace this section. Let’s now have a look at SSC CHSL Tier I General Awareness syllabus.

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  • History Syllabus for the General Awareness Section of SSC CHSL Tier I: Harappa Civilization; Vedic culture; Name of the Kings who built important ancient Temples and Institutions like Nalanda; Chronology of Medieval India and their important systems; India’s freedom Movements and their leaders.

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  • Polity Syllabus for the General Awareness Section of SSC CHSL Tier I: Supreme Court; Election of President and his functions; Important constitution bodies like CAG; Facts about parliament; Fundamental Duties; Governor and his functions; State legislature; Major Constitutional amendments and their importance; Official Language; Emergency Provisions; National political parties and their symbols.
  • Chemistry Syllabus for the General Awareness Section of SSC CHSL Tier I: Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses; SI units; Chemical Name of Important substances like Plaster of Paris etc.; Chemical Change and Physical Change; Properties of Gases; Surface Chemistry; Chemistry in Everyday life.
  • Physics Syllabus for the General Awareness Section of SSC CHSL Tier I: Important Inventions and their Inventors; S.I. units; Motion; Sound; light; Wave; Energy; Electricity.
  • Computer Syllabus for the General Awareness Section of SSC CHSL Tier I: Development of computers; Input and output devices; Memory.
  • Miscellaneous: Population Census; Important books and their writers; First sports achievement for India and world like first Olympic, first Asian Game etc.; State Animals and Symbols; Awards and their importance; Name of the Scientist who got Noble prize for important discoveries.

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S. No.QuestionAnswer
Abbreviations and Their Full Forms Asked in last 15 Years in SSC
1What does NATO stand for?North Atlantic Treaty Organization
2What’s RAF an abbreviation of?Rapid Action Force
3What does NREGP stand for?National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
4What does HTTP stand for in the world of internet?Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
5What is NIEO’s full form?New International Economic Order
6What does CTBT stand for?Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
7What is ATM’s full form?Automated Teller Machine
8TRAI’s full form is?Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
9What does DTP stand for?Desk Top Publishing
10What is the full form of SAARC?South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation
11The technolocy in CDMA stand for?Code Divison Multiple Access
12IGNOU’s full form is?Indira Gandhi National Open University
13NHRC is an abbreviation of?National Human Rights Commission
14MCA’s full form is?Master of Computer Application
15What does IBRD stand for?International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
16NIS stands for?National Immunization Surveys
17TRIPS’ full form is?Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
18TRP is an abbreviation of?Television Rating Point
19MRI’s full form is?Magnetic Resonance Imaging
20What does DVD stand for?Digital Video/Versatile Disk
21What is FDI’s full form?Foreign Direct Investment
22GUI is the abbreviation of?Graphical User Interface
23IPCC’s full form is?Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Important Days Asked in last 15 Years in SSC
1When is Army Day celebrated in India?January 15
2When is National Unity Day celebrated?October 31
3What is celebrated on March 8?International Women Day
4When is World Health Day celebratedApril 7
5When is World Consumer Rights Day?March 15
6When is the World Laughter Day?January 10
7When is National/World Environment Day celebrated?June 5
8What is celebrated on June 27?Global Diabetes Day
9When is World Aids Day celebrated?December 1
10When is International Day of Peace (United Nations) celebrated?September 21
11Which organization has declared October 2 as International Non-violence Day?United Nations
12When is Minority Rights Day observed in India?December 18
13When is the National Farmers Day celebrated?December 23
14When is Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or Non-Resident Indian Day celebrated?January 9
15In which calendar month, first four dates (i.e. 1 to 4) are celebrated as global/international dates?October
16When is National Youth Day observed?January 12
17To respect whose birthday, is Teacher’s Day celebrated in India on September 5?Dr. S Radhakrishnan
18When is International Yoga Day celebrated?June 21
19Which personality is related to Children’s DayJawahar Lal Nehru
20Gandhi Jayanti is the birthday of which personality?Mahatma Gandhi
21Which personality is related to National Science Day?Sir C. V. Raman
22When is Indian Air Force Day observed?October 8
23When is United Nations Day celebrated?October 24

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Books & Authors Asked in last 15 Years in SSC
1Who is the author of the book Worshipping False Gods?Arun Shourie
2Who wrote The God of Small Things?Arundhati Roy
3Who is the author of A Passage to England?Nirad C. Chaudhuri
4Who is the author of the biography Na Khatam Hone Wali Kahani?Mahesh Bhatt
5Who is the author of the book Wings of FireA P J Abdul Kalam
6From where is the National Anthem of India compiled?Tatva Bodhini Magazine
7Who is the author of Business @ the Speed of Thought?Bill Gates
8Who wrote The Company of Women?Khuswant Singh
9Who is the creator of the immeroable character ‘Swami’?R K Narayan
10Who is the author of Courts And Their Judgements?Arun Shourie
11Who wrote A Tale of Two Cities?Charles Dickens
12The writer of Animal Farm is?Goerge Orwell
13Who is the author of The Gin Drinkers?Sagarika Ghose
14With which books is Munshi Premchand related to?Sevasadan, Gaban & Rangbhoomi
15The author of My Presidential Years is?R Venkataraman
16Who is the author of The Clashes of Civilization?Samuel Huttington
17Who wrote the series of Harry Potter books?J K Rowling
18The author of Life Divine is?Arvind Ghosh
19The book authored by Dr Harivansh Rai Bacchan is?Prateeksha
20Bankim Chandra Chatterjee wrote the book?Kapalkundala
21With which books is V S Naipaul related to?A Bend in the River, A House for Mr Biswas, An Area of Darkness
22Midnight Diaries is the autobiography of?Boris Yeltsin
23Who created cartoon characters like Mandrake the Magician and Fantom?Lee Falk
24Which writer got the Booker award for the book Half a Life?V S Naipaul
25Who is the author of Life of Pi?Yann Martel
26The author of A River Sutra is?Gita Mehta
27Who wrote The Conquest of Happiness?Bertrand Russell
28The creation of Mulkraj Anand is?The Village
29The author of ‘Apprenticeship of a Mahatma’ on the basis of which the movie ‘The Making of the Mahatma’ was made is?Fatima Meer
30The author of Long Walk to Freedom is?Nelson Mandela
31My Life is the autobiography of?Bill Clinton
32Who is the author of City of Joy?Dominique Lapierre
33The Hindu View of Life is authored by?S Radhakrishnan
34Who wrote Without Fear or Fever?Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
35Who wrote the book Midnight’s Children?Salman Rushdie
36Two Lives is written by?Vikram Seth
37India Wins Freedom is the autobiography of?Abul Kalam Azad
38The author of the book Unto the Last, which influenced Gandhi is?Ruskin Bond
39The creator of the famous poetry work Gita Govinda is?Jayadeva
40The book written by Mulk Raj Anand is?Two Leaves and a Bud
41A P J Abdul Kalam wrote which book?Guiding Souls
42Who is the author of the famous book The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money?J M Keynes
43Who is the writer of the book What Went Wrong?Kiran Bedi
44Dr S Radhakrishnan is related to which books?The Hindu View of Life & An Idealistic View of Life
45Who wrote Meandering Pastures of Memories?Shobhna Narayan
46Who is the author of the book The Road Ahead?Bill Gates
47The author of the book The Inheritance of Loss is?Kiran Desai
48The author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind is?Deepak Chopra
49Who wrote The Science of Bharatnatyam?Saroj Vaidyanathan
50Who wrote the book The White Castle?Orhan Pamuk
51India Today is?A Current Affairs News Magazine
52The author of the book India Wins Freedom is?Abul Kalam Azad
53Who is the author of My Experiments with Truth?Mahatma Gandhi
54Who wrote The Rediscovery of India?Meghnad Desai
55The Future of India is written by?Vimal Jalan
56The Zigzag Way is authored by?Anita Desai
57Kishwar Desai wrote which book?Witness the Night
58Who wrote the book The Enchantress of Florence?Salman Rushdie
59V S Naipaul authored which book?A House for Mr Biswas
60Kamla Das wrote which book?Tonight, This Savage Rite
61Who wrote Atiq Rahimi?Earth and Ashes
62Who is the author of Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India?Joseph Lelyveld
63Who wrote the book Indian Military Thought KURUKSHETRA to KARGIL and Future Perspectives?Kuldip Singh
64Straight from the Heart is authored by?Kapil Dev
65The author of the famous book A Better India: A Better World is?N. R. Narayana Murthy
66My Unforgettable Memories is the autobiography of?Mamata Banerjee
67Who wrote the play Andher Nagri Chaupat Raja?Bhartendu Harishchandra
68Who is the author of the book Arthshashtra?Chaanakya
69The author of India of My Dreams is?Mahatma Gandhi
70An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is written by?Adam Smith
71The author of A Soldier’s General : An Autobiography is?General J J Singh
72The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian is written by?Nirad C. Chaudhuri
73The famous novel Pride and Prejudice is written by?Jane Austen
74Who wrote Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography?Kuldeep Nayyar
75The play Armes and The Man is written by?George Bernard Shaw
76The writer of Such A Long Journey is?Rohinton Mistry
77Which was the first book written by Mahatma Gandhi?Hind Swaraj
78Who is the creator of Prem Pachisi?Munshi Premchand
79The author of Employment Interest and Money isJ M Keynes
80Indica was written by?Megasthenes
81Who is the author of Harshacharita?Banabhatta
82Turning Points: A journey through challenges is authored by?A P J Abdul Kalam
83Oliver Twist is written by?Charles Dickens
84The author of Pickwick Papers is?Charles Dickens
85Hard Times novel is written by?Charles Dickens
86Kambar wrote Ramayan in which language?Tamil
87Krittibas Ojha wrote Ramayan in which language?Bengali
88Madhava Kandali wrote Ramayan in which language?Assamese
89Tulsidas wrote Ramayan in which language?Hindi
90The author of The State of the Nation is?Fali Sam Nariman
91The Communist Manifesto was written by?Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx
92Who was the creator of Natya Shastra?Bharata Muni
93Who wrote the book Why Socialism??Jayaprakash Narayan
94The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming was written by?Masanobu Fukuoka
95The author of No full stops in India is?Mark Tully
96The first creation of Salman Rushdie was?Grimus
97Who is the author of Das Kapital?Karl Marx
98Non-Stop India is authored by?Mark Tully
99Lucknow Boy: A Memoir is written by?Vinod Mehta
100Who is the author of The Test of My Life?Yuvraj Singh
101The author of Don’t Laugh We Are Police isB. L. Vohra
102Who created Raga Kameshwari?Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
103Life Divine is written by?Sri Aurobindo
104The author of Meghdoot is?Kalidas

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Awards & Prizes Asked in last 15 Years in SSC
1Nobel Prize is not given in which field?Mathematics
2Who was awarded Nobel Prize in two different branches of science?Marie Curie
3Who was the first Indian to receive a Nobel Prize?Rabindranath Tagore
4Who was the first recipeint of Ramon Magsaysay Award in India?Vinoba Bhave
5What is the theme of Bhagwan Mahavir World Peace Award?To save the dignity of human existence
6Booker Prize is given in which field?Fictional Literature Writing
7Which Indian scientist received the Nobel Prize as well as Bharat Ratna?C V Raman
8Which of the Ex-Army Chiefs has received Mahaveer Chakra twice?General Arunkumar Shridhar Vaidya
9Nobel Prize is not given in which of the fields from the funds set by Doctor Alfred Nobel?Economics
10Who was the first lady to receive the Jnanpith Award?Ashapoorna Devi
11Who was the first lady to receive the Dada Saheb Phalke award?Devika Rani
12Who was the first lady recipient of Padma Shri?Nargis Dutt
13Indian Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen is famous for his work in which field?Economics
14For excellent work in which field, Pulitzer prize is rewarded?Achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition
15Grammy awards are given in which field?Music
16Which country established Nobel Prize?Sweden
17Who established the Nobel Prize in Economics?The Central Bank of Sweden Bank
18Who was the musician who received Bharat Ratna?M S Subbulakshmi
19Marie Curie was rewarded 2 Nobel Prizes in which categories?Physics & Chemistry
20Who was awarded Nobel Prize for the invention of Integrated Circuit?Jack Kilby
21Who amongst the Indian Prime Ministers received the highest honor of Pakistan, Nishan-e-Pakistan?Morarji Desai
22Who started the Moortidevi Award?Bharatiya Jnanpith
23Who is the Non-Indian to be awarded with Bharat Ratna?Nelson Mandela
24Who is the only Union Home Minister who received “Bharat Ratna” while still being in the office?Govind Vallabh Pant
25In whose memory was Manav Seva award started?Rajeev Gandhi
26Which state government started National Tansen Samman?Madhya Pradesh
27Who was the first reciepient(s) of Bharat Ratna?C. Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan & C V Raman
28In which year was Amartya Sen rewarded the Nobel Prize?1998
29Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is given for extraordinary contribution in which field?Science
30Which is the highest award for sports in India?Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
31Who was the first economist to receive the Nobel Prize solely?Paul Samuelson
32Who was the first person to receive Bharat Ratna posthumously?Lal Bahadur Shastri
33Who was the recipient of Jnanpith Award in 2011?Prathiba Rai
34Who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2012?European Union
35Who was the first reciepient of Jnanpith award?G Sankara Kurup
36Who was the first Indian winner of Miss World?Reita Faria
37Which British writer was awarded Man Booker Prize twice for his/her works in fiction?Hillary Mantel
38Who was awarded C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2013?Kapil Dev

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