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SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 question paper held on 16 Jan 2017 (Afternoon Shift)

In this following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 16thJan, 2017 in the afternoon session. So, Just do practice as much as you can.

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In this article, we have shared all the 100 questions asked in SSC CHSL 2016. This examination was held on 16thJan, 2017 in the afternoon shift. We have successfully arranged the question paper from the SSC website with all questions and their suitable answers. As all of you know that the previous year papers play an important & crucial role in preparation of SSC exams as it will give you the glimpse of type of questions and their difficulty level.

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In this following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 16thJan, 2017 in the afternoon session. So, Just do practice as much as you can. Let take a tour of it

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Question - 1 Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Pacific : Ocean : : Nile : ?

a) Waterfall

b) River

c) Mountain

d) Lake

Question - 2 Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

DEMONSTRATE : NOMEDSETART : : CORRUPT : ?

a) ORCRUPT

b) TPURROC

c) ROCRTPU

d) ROCRUPT

Question - 3 Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

MN : NM : : JK : ?

a) RS

b) SR

c) QP

d) PQ

Question - 4 Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

85 : 58 : : 64 : ?

a) 42

b) 36

c) 46

d) 26

Question - 5 Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

a) Lithosphere

b) Hydrosphere

c) Biosphere

d) Mantle

Question - 6 Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

a) WT

b) SR

c) ED

d) KJ

Question - 7 Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

a) 27

b) 8

c) 64

d) 124

Question - 8 Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

a) 5306

b) 2147

c) 4205

d) 4308

Question - 9 A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

Inch, Decameter, Foot, ?

a) Decimeter

b) Millimeter

c) Centimeter

d) Meter

Question - 10 A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

5, 8, 12, 17, 23, ?

a) 30

b) 72

c) 65

d) 48

Question - 11 In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

Statement:

(I) Some authors are teachers.

(II) No teacher is a lady.

Conclusions:

(I) Some teachers are not ladies.

(II) Some ladies are not teachers.

a) Conclusion I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Neither I nor II follows

d) Both I and II follows

Question - 12 A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

AN, EQ, IT, MW, ?

a) QZ

b) KX

c) IV

d) ZM

Question - 13 A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

PRQ, UWV, ZBA, ? , JLK

a) FHG

b) EGF

c) DFE

d) FGE

Question - 14 Chandan is 2 years older than Ankit but 1 year younger than Sumit. Ankit is twice as old as Khushboo. If Khushboo's age is 25 years, what is the age (in years) of Sumit?

a) 51

b) 53

c) 52

d) 55

Question - 15 Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

i. Yielded

ii. Yelp

iii. Yeast

iv. Yogurt

a) ii, iii, iv, i

b) iii, ii, i, iv

c) iv, i, ii, iii

d) i, ii, iii, iv

Question - 16 In a certain code language, "MATERIAL" is written as "RIALMATE". How is "REMEMBER" written in that code language?

a) REMEREBM

b) MBEREMER

c) MBERREME

d) MBERREEM

Question - 17 In the following question, select the missing number from the given series.

5

8

22

9

6

48

7

9

?

a) 45

b) 48

c) 54

d) 64

Question - 18 If "S" denotes "multiplied by", "P" denotes "subtracted from", "R" denotes "added to" and "Q" denotes "divided by", then 14641 Q 121 P 100 S 2 R 100 = ?

a) 48

b) 21

c) 61

d) 31

Question - 19 Which set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

_BC_Q_AB_P_R

a) PARCQ

b) APQRC

c) APRCQ

d) ACRPR

Question - 20 A man is facing towards the east. He turns towards north and walks for 5 km, and then turns 270 degrees anticlockwise and walks for 12 km more. What is the minimum distance between his initial and final position?

a) 17 km

b) 13 km

c) 11 km

d) 9 km

Question - 21 A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as shown in the given two matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, for example, ‘N’ can be represented by 21,67 etc and ‘R’ can be represented by 66, 57 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word 'GOLF’.

Matrix – I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

Q

R

A

N

B

1

W

I

N

H

L

2

E

N

S

G

O

3

N

Y

G

O

M

4

L

T

O

F

A

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

Z

M

R

I

L

6

O

R

N

W

G

7

C

S

Y

E

U

8

S

N

T

G

S

9

G

B

E

R

U

a) 95, 24, 59, 43

b) 32, 65, 14, 79

c) 88, 33, 40, 14

d) 69, 43, 59, 20

Question - 22 Introducing a woman, a boy says, "She is the wife of my grandfather's son". How is the woman related to the boy?

a) Aunt

b) Wife

c) Mother

d) Cannot be determined

Question - 23 If a mirror is placed on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question - 24 Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes.

World, India, Delhi

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question - 25 A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures, indicate how it will appear when opened.

a)

b)

c)

d)

 

Question - 26 Raymond Samuel Tomilson is famous for developing which of the following?

a) E-Mail

b) SMS

c) Facebook

d) Orkut

Question - 27 Sewing machine was invented by

a) Alfred P. Southwick

b) Isaac Singer

c) Murasaki Shikibu

d) Hanaoka Seishu

Question - 28 Which is the second largest gland of Human body?

a) Liver

b) Large Intestine

c) Thorax

d) Pancreas

Question - 29 Annona squamosa is the scientific name of

a) Custard Apple

b) Papaya

c) Babhul

d) Drumstick

Question - 30 Binomial Nomenclature was founded by

a) Charles Darwin

b) Robert Nucleus

c) Carl Linnaeus

d) Lamarck

Question - 31 Which among the following is false about acids?

a) They give H+ ions in aqueous solution

b) Most acids contain hydrogen

c) They turn blue litmus red

d) They are bad conductor of electricity in aqueous solution

Question - 32 Which among the following is used in making liquors, medicines and as a fuel in aircrafts?

a) Propyl alcohol

b) Dimethyl alcohol

c) Ethyl alcohol

d) Methyl alcohol

Question - 33 The famous 'Hawa Mahal' is in which city of Rajasthan?

a) Ajmer

b) Jodhpur

c) Jaipur

d) Kota

Question - 34 Where is Pushkar Fair held?

a) Bihar

b) Uttar Pradesh

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Rajasthan

Question - 35 If a person's income increases from Rs. 10 lakhs per year to Rs. 11 lakhs per year and tax increases from Rs. 80,000 to Rs. 92,500 the marginal tax rate is

a) 12.50%

b) 8%

c) 10%

d) 15%

Question - 36 This tax is entirely borne by the entity it is levied upon and cannot be passed.

a) Direct tax

b) Indirect tax

c) Straight tax

d) Advance tax

Question - 37 Kaziranga National Park is the only natural habitat of the endangered.

a) Snow Leopards

b) One-Horned Rhinos

c) Asiatic Lions

d) Swamp Deer

Question - 38 Magnetite is an ore/mineral of

a) Beryllium

b) Chromium

c) Iron

d) Lead

Question - 39 Who directed the movie "The man who knew infinity"?

a) Matthew Brown

b) Christopher Nolan

c) Martin Scorsese

d) Alfred Hitchcock

Question - 40 Which among the following is not an inner planet?

a) Mercury

b) Saturn

c) Venus

d) Earth

Question - 41 Earth is also known as _______.

a) Orange planet

b) Green planet

c) Blue planet

d) Yellow planet

Question - 42 Who was the last Mughal emperor?

a) Babar

b) Noor Jehan

c) Akbar

d) Bahadur Shah

Question - 43 Lal Bahadur Shastri was born in the year

a) 1844

b) 1864

c) 1884

d) 1904

Question - 44 First Indian to win an Individual Olympic medal?

a) Milkha Singh

b) P.T. Usha

c) Leander Paes

d) K.D. Jadhav

Question - 45 Light travels fastest in

a) Nitrogen

b) Air

c) Steel

d) Vacuum

Question - 46 What is impulse equal to?

a) Change in momentum

b) Change in force

c) Change in velocity

d) Change in acceleration

Question - 47 Which country's constitution is the world's longest?

a) United States of America

b) China

c) India

d) Great Britain

Question - 48 Who among the following is addressed as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha?

a) Prime Minister

b) Chief Justice

c) Vice-President

d) Attorney General

Question - 49 Ryder Cup is associated with which sport

a) Horse Race

b) Football

c) Cycling

d) Golf

Question - 50 Who wrote the book "Passage to India"?

a) Anita Desai

b) Khushwant Singh

c) Mark Twain

d) E. M. Foster

Question - 51 The ratio of present ages of Ramita and Satyajit is 9:7. After 9 years the ratio of their ages will be 5:4. What is Ramita's present age?

a) 81

b) 63

c) 56

d) 80

Question - 52 (secA - tanA)/(cosecA + cotA) is equal to

a) (secA - cotA) / (cosecA + tanA)

b) (secA - cosA) / (cosecA + sinA)

c) (cosecA - cotA) / (secA + tanA)

d) (secA + cosA) / (cosecA - sinA)

Question - 53 ABCD is a kite where m∠A is 90° and m∠C is 60°. If length of AB is 6 cm, what is the length of diagonal AC?

a) 6(√2+√c) cm

b) 2(√3+√6) cm

c) 2(√2+√c) cm

d) 3(√2+√6) cm

Question - 54 A trader had 9 quintals of wheat. He sold a part of it at 10% profit and the rest at 20% profit, so that he made a total profit of 14 %. How much wheat did he sell at 20% profit?

a) 540 kg

b) 360 kg

c) 180 kg

d) 720 kg

Question - 55 Find 2 consecutive natural numbers, sum of whose squares is 25.

a) 2, 3

b) 3, 4

c) 4, 5

d) 1, 4

Question - 56 A factory buys 7 machines. 2 Machine-A, 4 Machine-B and rest Machine-C. Prices of the machines are Rs 56000, Rs 45000 and Rs 30000 respectively. Calculate the average cost of these machines.

a) 46000

b) 43666.66

c) 41333.33

d) 44500

Question - 57 Coefficient of x2 in 6x3 + 4x2 + 2x + 3 is

a) 4

b) 6

c) 3

d) 2

Question - 58 Azhar is 4 times as good a workman as Balaraj and therefore is able to finish a job in 45 days less than Balaraj. Working together, they can do it in:

a) 6 days

b) 18 days

c) 24 days

d) 12 days

Question - 59 Find k, if the line 2x - 3y = 11 is perpendicular to the line 3x + ky = - 4?

a) -2

b) 1

c) -1

d) 2

Question - 60 On dividing 8a2b2 c2 by 4a2, we get

a) 2b2

b) 2c2

c) 2b2c2

d) 2

Question - 61 The point P (a,b) is first reflected in origin to P1 and P1 is reflected in Y-axis to (4,c). The coordinates of point P are

a) (4,3)

b) (-4,3)

c) (-3,4)

d) (3,-4)

Question - 62 An engineering student has to secure 25% marks to pass. He gets 45 and fails by 45 marks. Find the maximum marks.

a) 385 marks

b) 410 marks

c) 435 marks

d) 360 marks

Question - 63 A man travels 430 kilometres in, partly by rail and partly by steamer. He spends 10 hours more time on steamer. If the velocity of the steamer is 25 km/hr and the velocity of rail is 65 km/hr, how much distance does he cover by steamer?

a) 360 km

b) 300 km

c) 450 km

d) 540 km

Question - 64 The largest 5 digit number exactly divisible by 89 is:

a) 99947

b) 99940

c) 99938

d) 99939

Question - 65 √(1 + tan2A)/tanA is equal to

a) secA

b) sinA

c) cosecA

d) cosA

Question - 66 On a certain principal if the simple interest for two years is Rs 2800 and compound interest for the two years is Rs 2996, what is the rate of Interest?

a) 14 percent

b) 7 percent

c) 28 percent

d) 21 percent

Question - 67 A rectangular swimming pool of length 20 m and breadth 10 m has a uniformly sloping floor. It is 1 m in depth on one end of its length and 3 m at the other. How much water is needed to completely fill this pool? (Take π = 22/7)

a) 800 cubic metres

b) 300 cubic metres

c) 480 cubic metres

d) 400 cubic metres

Question - 68 What is the value of sec 4π/3?

a) 2

b) -2

c) 2/√3

d) -2/√3

Question - 69 Find the radius of the circle if the area of its sector is 30.8 sq cm whose corresponding central angle is 72°?

a) 3.5 cm

b) 7 cm

c) 14 cm

d) 10.5 cm

Question - 70 If 2x + 6y = 3xy and 10x - 3y = 4xy, find x, y.

a) 3, 2

b) 2, 3

c) 4, 6

d) 6, 4

Question - 71 If a merchant offers a discount of 10% on the list price, then she makes a loss of 25%. What % profit or % loss will she make if she sells at a discount of 20% of the list price?

a) 5 percent profit

b) 33.33 percent loss

c) 90 percent profit

d) 20 percent profit

Question - 72 Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

 

Boys

Girls

Medical

35

80

Engineering

90

30

What percent students who chose Engineering are girls?

a) 25

b) 12.77

c) 27.27

d) 33.33

Question - 73 Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

 

Cumulative production

January

330

February

580

March

1210

April

1800

May

2330

June

2870

How many cars were manufactured in the moths of April and May?

a) 1070

b) 1120

c) 1220

d) 4130

Question - 74 Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

Day of the week

Distance jogged (in kms)

Monday

4.5

Tuesday

0.5

Wednesday

1.5

Thursday

2.5

Friday

4

Saturday

4

Sunday

3.5

If 400 caloires are burned by jogging 5km how may calories were burnt in the given week?

a) 1690 calories

b) 1590 calories

c) 1540 calories

d) 1640 calories

Question - 75 Refer the below data table and answer the following Question.

Items

Yearly Expense in Rs lakhs

Raw Materials

7

Labour

6

Rent

5

Interest

5

Taxes

3

Rent and Taxes are what percent of total expenses?

a) 30.77 percent

b) 23.52 percent

c) 16.27 percent

d) 38.02 percent

Question - 76 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The teacher said, "It is time that your daughter (has learned) how to write."

a) learned

b) had learnt

c) learnt

d) no improvement

Question - 77 In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

For a moment I was _____________ blinded by the camera's bright flash.

a) heavily

b) totally

c) greatly

d) powerfully

Question - 78 In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

As it was his first date,(A)/he dressed(B)/himself in best suit.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question - 79 In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicateit by selecting the appropriate option.

The vehicles involved in the accident were _______________ the flow of traffic.

a) obstructing

b) stalling

c) interfering

d) delaying

Question - 80 Select the synonym of

gripe

a) To grieve

b) To grasp

c) To flatter

d) To hold

Question - 81 Select the antonym of

extravagance

a) expensive

b) thrift

c) cheap

d) absurd

Question - 82 Select the antonym of

virtuous

a) vile

b) chaste

c) kosher

d) celibate

Question - 83 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) scuries

b) snached

c) cavortted

d) Hispanic

Question - 84 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

There was a second part

P-are ambivalent about

Q-many people

R-of her decision which

a) QRP

b) QPR

c) PRQ

d) RQP

Question - 85 Select the synonym of

stumpy

a) rangy

b) pudgy

c) lanky

d) lofty

Question - 86 In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

The policeman said, "I saw a knife here."

a) The policeman exclaimed that he had seen a knife here.

b) The policeman said that he had seen a knife there.

c) The policeman said he had seen a knife here.

d) The policeman told he had seen a knife there.

Question - 87 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Rome was not built in a day

a) It takes time to create great things

b) You have to win many wars to build an empire

c) A task done hurriedly fails completely

d) Building anything worth while requires skill

Question - 88 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.  

work extremely hard or incessantly.

a) job

b) craft

c) toil

d) activity

Question - 89 In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

The audience are(A)/humbly requested to be(B)/seated in their seats.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question - 90 In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

I shall have written the full thesis by December.

a) By December I shall have wrote the full thesis.

b) The full thesis will have been written by me by December.

c) The full Thesis will be wrote by me by December.

d) By December the full thesis must have been wrote by me.

Question - 91 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

express a proposition, theory, etc. in clear or definite terms.

a) publish

b) postulate

c) proclaim

d) enunciate

Question - 92 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

He would often

P-Brahmacharya if his protests were not functioning the way

Q-he expected

R-critique his own life of

a) RQP

b) PQR

c) RPQ

d) QRP

Question - 93 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) genatics

b) sterage

c) grossest

d) granaite

Question - 94 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Rule of thumb

a) A rough unit of measure for small lengths

b) A broadly accurate guide based on practice

c) To force someone to work against his wish

d) To use your power to ensure discipline

Question - 95 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

(Take off) your shoes before you enter the temple.

a) Put away

b) Extract

c) Put off

d) No improvement

Question - 96 In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The "Global Nutrition Report 2016" once again ____________ India's slow overall progress ____________ addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low weight for age), wasting (low weight for height), micronutrient __________ and overweight. Our track _________ in reducing the proportion of undernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and _____________ what other countries with comparable socio-economic indicators have achieved.

The "Global Nutrition Report 2016" once again ____________

a) demonstrates

b) demonstrated

c) demonstrated that

d) had demonstrated

Question - 97 In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The "Global Nutrition Report 2016" once again ____________ India's slow overall progress ____________ addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low weight for age), wasting (low weight for height), micronutrient __________ and overweight. Our track _________ in reducing the proportion of undernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and _____________ what other countries with comparable socio-economic indicators have achieved.

India's slow overall progress ____________ addressing chronic malnutrition

a) of

b) for

c) in

d) into

Question - 98 In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The "Global Nutrition Report 2016" once again ____________ India's slow overall progress ____________ addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low weight for age), wasting (low weight for height), micronutrient __________ and overweight. Our track _________ in reducing the proportion of undernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and _____________ what other countries with comparable socio-economic indicators have achieved.

micronutrient __________ and overweight.

a) scarcities

b) lack

c) absence

d) deficiencies

Question - 99 In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The "Global Nutrition Report 2016" once again ____________ India's slow overall progress ____________ addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low weight for age), wasting (low weight for height), micronutrient __________ and overweight. Our track _________ in reducing the proportion of undernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and _____________ what other countries with comparable socio-economic indicators have achieved.

Our track _________ in reducing the proportion of undernourished children

a) progress

b) record

c) report

d) result

Question - 100 In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The "Global Nutrition Report 2016" once again ____________ India's slow overall progress ____________ addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low weight for age), wasting (low weight for height), micronutrient __________ and overweight. Our track _________ in reducing the proportion of undernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and _____________ what other countries with comparable socioe-conomic indicators have achieved.

and _____________ what other countries with comparable socioe-conomic

a) leads

b) fails

c) lags

d) falters

Answer Key

1

b

21

a

41

c

61

a

81

b

2

c

22

d

42

d

62

d

82

a

3

c

23

c

43

d

63

b

83

d

4

c

24

c

44

d

64

a

84

d

5

d

25

a

45

d

65

c

85

b

6

a

26

a

46

a

66

a

86

b

7

d

27

b

47

a

67

d

87

a

8

d

28

d

48

c

68

b

88

c

9

d

29

a

49

d

69

b

89

d

10

a

30

c

50

d

70

a

90

b

11

a

31

d

51

a

71

b

91

d

12

a

32

c

52

c

72

a

92

c

13

b

33

c

53

d

73

b

93

c

14

b

34

d

54

b

74

d

94

b

15

b

35

a

55

b

75

a

95

d

16

c

36

a

56

a

76

c

96

a

17

c

37

b

57

a

77

b

97

c

18

b

38

c

58

d

78

c

98

d

19

c

39

a

59

d

79

a

99

b

20

b

40

b

60

c

80

a

100

c

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