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SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 complete question paper held on 22 Jan 2017 (Afternoon Shift)

In this article, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 22thJan, 2017 in afternoon session. Just practice as much as you can.

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In the following text, we have shared all 100 questions asked in SSC CHSL 2016 exam. This examination was held on 22thJan, 2017 in the afternoon shift. We have arranged the complete question paper from the SSC website having all questions with their suitable answers. It is observed that previous year papers play an important & crucial role in preparation of SSC exams as it will give you a glimpse of question’s type and their difficulty level.

In this article, we have shared the complete question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 22thJan, 2017 in afternoon session. Just practice as much as you can. Let us take a tour of it---

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

Taj Mahal : Agra : : Old Fort : ?

(a) Delhi

(b) Hyderabad

(c) Jaipur

(d) Jodhpur

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

MYANMAR : NZBNLZQ : : BRITAIN : ?

(a) CSJTHZM

(b) CSJTZHM

(c) CSJTMZH

(d) CSJMTZH

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

EM : JZ : : KL : ?

(a) VX

(b) VY

(c) UX

(d) TU

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

79 : 63 : : 54 : ?

(a) 42

(b) 46

(c) 64

(d) 20

Question 5 Select the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

(a) Border Security Force

(b) Central Reserve Police Force

(c) Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force

 (d) Indian Air Force

Question 6 Select the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

(a) JQ

(b) HS

(c) BX

(d) GT

Question 7 Select the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

(a) 8179

(b) 7147

(c) 8135

(d) 9113

Question 8 Select the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

(a) 4313

(b) 5434

(c) 8723

(d) 3674

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

Hindi, ? , Telugu, Marathi, Tamil

(a) English

(b) Bengali

(c) French

(d) German

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

AT, CR, FO, JK, ?

(a) PE

(b) QD

(c) NM

(d) OF

Question 11 A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

BC, OP, DE, QR, ?

(a) ST

(b) FG

(c) HI

(d) UV

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

250, 370, 394, 400, ?

(a) 401

(b) 404

(c) 402

(d) 406

Question 13 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.

Statements:

(I) All flowers are stems.

(II) All stems are roots.

Conclusion:

(I) All roots are flowers.

(II) All stems are flowers.

(a) Conclusion I follows

(b) Conclusion II follows

(c) Neither I nor II follows

(d) Both I and II follows

Question 14 Karan, Arjun, Preeti, Priya and Ashish are travelling in a car. Three years ago, the average age of Arjun, Preeti and Priya was 42 years. If the present age of Karan is 65 years and the present average age of all five is 50 years, then what is the present age of Ashish?

(a) 50 years

(b) 60 years

(c) 70 years

(d) 80 years

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

i. Ramification

ii. Rampant

iii. Rapport

iv. Radical

(a) iii, i, iv, ii

(b) iv, i, iii, ii

(c) iv, i, ii, iii

(d) iii, iv, i, ii

Question 16 In a certain code language, "TEACHER" is written as "6427341" and "MAN" is written as "825". How is "MERCHANT" written in that code language ?

(a) 84172563

(b) 84172365

(c) 84173256

(d) 84132756

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

5

7

6

2

4

7

129

359

?

(a) 526

(b) 652

(c) 265

(d) 256

Question 18 If "#" means "subtraction", "&" means "division", "@" means "addition" and "%" means "multiplication", then 8442 & 9 # 7 % 6 @ 4 = ?

(a) 912

(b) 900

(c) 938

(d) 918

Question 19 In the following question, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ?

_ABBI_R_B_IT_AB_IT

(a) RBATRB

(b) RATBRB

(c) RTBARB

(d) RTABRB

Question 20 A boy leaves his school and travels 20 km towards the north. He takes a left turn and travels 30 km, then he turns towards the east direction and travels 50 km further. Finally, he turns to his right and travels 20 km more. Which direction is he now with respect to his school?

(a) South-East

(b) West

(c) East

(d) North-East

Question 21 word A 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, F can be represented by 55, 13, etc., and R can be represented by 76, 30, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word PHONE.

Matrix – I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

G

N

G

N

H

1

H

G

N

F

P

2

G

H

Y

P

N

3

R

G

H

S

N

4

H

N

P

B

L

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

F

E

L

R

P

6

O

N

R

E

O

7

O

R

P

J

F

8

R

P

W

O

Y

9

O

V

E

P

E

(a) 98, 10, 58, 12, 99

(b) 59, 04, 95, 01, 56

(c) 77, 21, 65, 33, 68

(d) 86, 40, 75, 13, 97

Question 22 Introducing a girl, Pooja says, "Her mother's son is the nephew of my father". How is the girl related to Pooja?

(a) Niece

(b) Daughter

(c) Sister

(d) Cousin

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.

Brass, Bronze, Alloy

(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 The Group of Monuments at Hampi is an important ______________ centre?

(a) Islam

(b) Hindu

(c) Sikh

(d) Christian

Question 27 Name the first Indian to get Bharat Ratna posthumously.

(a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

(b) Lal Bahadur Shastri

(c) C K Naidu

(d) Mihir Sen

Question 28 Which of the following is secreted by the liver?

(a) Glucose

(b) Iodine

(c) Cortisol

(d) Bile

Question 29 Ferns belong to which division of plants?

(a) Gymnosperms

(b) Angiosperms

(c) Thallophyta

(d) Pteridophyta

Question 30 Who invented Antibiotics?

(a) Joseph Lister

(b) William Harvey

(c) Robert Knock

(d) Alexander Fleming

Question 31 The Chemical formula of Methanol is _____.

(a) C2H5OH

(b) CH3(OH)2

(c) CH3OH

(d) CH4OH

Question 32 Why do atoms bond?

(a) To reduce potential energy and gain stability

(b) To make atoms

(c) To increase potential energy and lose stability

(d) To increase potential energy and gain stability

Question 33 A grammar for annotating a document in a way that is syntactically distinguishable from the text, such as HTML, is _____.

(a) Command Language

(b) Machine Language

(c) Markup Language

(d) Style Sheet Language

Question 34 Gaur dance is a popular folk dance of ____________.

(a) Chhattisgarh

(b) Tripura

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Uttarakhand

Question 35 A hand made paper workshop can hire 8 craftsmen by paying them Rs 400 per person per day. The 9th craftsman demands Rs 450 per day. If this craftsman is hired then all other craftsmen must be paid Rs 450. The marginal resource (labour) cost of the 9th craftsman is

(a) Rs 50

(b) Rs 850

(c) Rs 800

(d) Rs 100

Question 36 Unemployment resulting from industrial reorganization, typically due to technological change, rather than fluctuations in supply or demand is called

(a) Structural unemployment

(b) Frictional unemployment

(c) Seasonal unemployment

(d) Cyclical unemployment

Question 37 Which of the following types of water is known to be absolutely free from any impurity?

(a) Mineral Water

(b) Distilled Water

(c) Spring Water

(d) Boiled Water

Question 38 Milbecycin is used in the eradication of _____.

(a) Agricultural Fungus

(b) Agricultural Pests

(c) Agricultural Herbs

(d) Agricultural Weeds

Question 39 Name the first woman to become Chief Justice of a state High Court in India.

(a) Meera Kumari

(b) Leila Seth

(c) Anju George

(d) Purvi Joshi

Question 40 Which is the coldest planet?

(a) Uranus

(b) Venus

(c) Neptune

(d) Jupiter

Question 41 What is the capital of Austria?

(a) Buenos Aires

(b) Rome

(c) Vienna

(d) Dublin

Question 42 Chandragupta Maurya was born in _______.

(a) 340 BC

(b) 563 BC

(c) 189 BC

(d) 99 BC

Question 43 Jahangir (1605–1627 AD) was the ruler of which dynasty?

(a) Nanda

(b) Haryanka

(c) Maurya

(d) Mughal

Question 44 Earth revolves around Sun. Who was the 1st one to present this theory?

(a) Albert Einstein

(b) Galileo

(c) Copernicus

(d) Newton

Question 45 _____ is same on every point on a rotating body.

(a) Linear velocity

(b) Linear momentum

(c) Angular torque

(d) Angular velocity

Question 46 The path of a projectile is called its ______.

(a) Altitude

(b) Range

(c) Trajectory

(d) Flight

Question 47 Bahujan Samaj Party was founded in

(a) 1925

(b) 1955

(c) 1984

(d) 2001

Question 48 In which language, Lok Sabha debates are printed?

(a) Hindi

(b) English

(c) Sanskrit

(d) Both Hindi & English

Question 49 Brendon McCullum is a cricketer of ______.

(a) South Africa

(b) Australia

(c) England

(d) New Zealand

Question 50 Who wrote the book - "The three Musketeers"?

(a) EM Forster

(b) Gunter Grass

(c) Edward Luce

(d) Alexandre Dumas

Question 51 If the amount received at the end of 2nd and 3rd year at Compound Interest on a certain Principal is Rs 32448 and Rs 33745.92 respectively, what is the rate of interest?

(a) 2 percent

(b) 8 percent

(c) 6 percent

(d) 4 percent

Question 52 If cot2A = x, then x is

(a) 2cotA/(cot2A – 1)

(b) (cot2A – 1)/2cotA

(c) (cot2A + 1)/2cotA

(d) 2cotA/(1 – cot2A)

Question 53 The diagonal of a square equals the side of an equilateral triangle. If the area of the square is 6√3 sq cm, what is the area of the equilateral triangle?

(a) 9√3 sq cm

(b) 9 sq cm

(c) 9√2 sq cm

(d) 12 sq cm

Question 54 What is the value of sec 30° + cot 30°?

(a) (√6 – 1)/√2

(b) √3+2

(c) 5/√3

(d) (√3 – 2√2)/√6

Question 55 Find (61 + 62 + 63 + ……… +110) = ?

(a) 4275

(b) 8550

(c) 12825

(d) 17100

Question 56 Volume of a cube is 512 cubic cm, find its total surface area? (Take π = 22/7)

(a) 768 sq cms

(b) 192 sq cms

(c) 384 sq cms

(d) 576 sq cms

Question 57 The costs of daily ticket of local train is Rs 160 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 2912. If I buy the Monthly Pass and travel for 26 days in a month then I save?

(a) 25 percent

(b) 22 percent

(c) 18 percent

(d) 30 percent

Question 58 Prahlad has done 1/3rd of a job in 30 days, Sarfaraz completes the rest of the job in 90 days. In how many days can they together do the job?

(a) 27 days

(b) 18 days

(c) 54 days

(d) 36 days

Question 59 If 2x – 3 ≤ 5 + x and 5 – x < 1 + 5x; then x can take which of the following values?

(a) 1

(b) 1

(c) 9

(d) 9

Question 60 The price of an article is cut by 9%, to restore to its original value, the new price must be increased by

(a) 9 percent

(b) 8.83 percent

(c) 9.89 percent

(d) 6.25 percent

Question 61 If 13A = 11B = 8C, find A : B : C

(a) 143:104:88

(b) 104:88:143

(c) 88:104:143

(d) 8:11:13

Question 62 A shopkeeper by selling 21 Nike shoes, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 5 Nike shoes. His profit percentage is

(a) 31.25 percent

(b) 23.8 percent

(c) 47.6 percent

(d) 16.35 percent

Question 63 What is the perimeter of the sector whose central angle is 60° and radius of the circle is 21 cm?

(a) 128 cm

(b) 96 cm

(c) 64 cm

(d) 32 cm

Question 64 Which of the following quadratic equations has real roots?

 (a) 3x2 – 5x + 2 = 0

(b) 3x2  – 4x + 2 = 0

(c) 4x2 – 3x + 2 = 0

(d) 5x2 – 2x + 2 = 0

Question 65 Which of the following is correct?

(a) (3x – 2y)2 = 9x2 – 12xy + 4y2

(b) (3x – 2y)2 = 9x2 – 6xy + 4y2

(c) (3x + 2y)2 = 9x2 – 12xy + 4y2

(d) (3x + 2y)2 = 9x2 – 6xy + 4y2

Question 66 The sum of the parallel sides of a trapezium is 12.4 cm. If the distance between the parallel sides is 3.5 cm, what is the area of this trapezium?

(a) 43.4 sq cm

(b) 86.8 sq cm

(c) 130.2 sq cm

(d) 21.7 sq cm

Question 67 Of the four numbers whose average is 91, the first is 3/10 times the sum of other three. The first number is:

(a) 126

(b) 56

(c) 168

(d) 84

Question 68 If 4x + 3y = 11 and 3x + 2y = 8, then (x,y) is

(a) 2, 0

(b) 1, 6

(c) 2, 1

(d) 5, 6

Question 69 What should be the average speed of a car to cover a distance of 189 km in 3.5 hours?

(a) 15 m/s

(b) 54 m/s

(c) 27 m/s

(d) 30 m/s

Question 70 If secA/(secA – 1) + secA/(secA + 1) = x, then x is

(a) 2cosec2A

(b) 2sec2A

(c) 2cosecA

(d) 2secA

Question 71 What is the slope of the line perpendicular to the line passing through the points (-6, 3) and (2, 7)?

(a) 2

(b) 2

(c) 1/2

(d) -1/2

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

 

Number of employees

Annual salary (in lakhs)

Bonus as percent of annual salary

Manager

3

60

50%

Executive

8

20

30%

Trainee

3

4

10%

What is the average bonus (in rupees)?

(a) 13920004

(b) 280000

(c) 364000

(d) 994286

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

 

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Company A

5000

4000

2000

1000

3000

Company B

3000

1000

2000

4000

3000

Company C

3000

5000

1000

3000

2000

For which of the following pairs of years the total exports from the three Companies together are equal?

(Note : Figures given are in lakh rupees)

(a) 2011 & 2013

(b) 2013 & 2015

(c) 2011 & 2012

(d) 2014 & 2015

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

Year

Profit or (-Loss) in Rs Crore

2011

-20

2012

10

2013

5

2014

-15

2015

15

What was the total Profit or loss of the company in last 5 years?

(a) Loss of Rs 15 crores

(b) Loss of Rs 5 crores

(c) Profit of Rs 5 crores

(d) Profit of Rs 15 crores

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

(a) 22.92 percent

(b) 25.42 percent

(c) 27.92 percent

(d) 20.42 percent

Question 76 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

In some seats, the

P-winning margin, thereby

Q-votes for NOTA have been larger than the

R-determining the result

(a) RPQ

(b) QRP

(c) QPR

(d) PRQ

Question 77 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

The elephant in the room

(a) A very fat man

(b) When a big person is finally trapped

(c) An obvious problem that no one wants to discuss

(d) One person who is strong enough to defeat everybody else

Question 78 Select the synonym of

redemption

(a) forfeit

(b) atonement

(c) retribution

(d) penalty

Question 79 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Ajay, who (was studying) architecture at present, hopes to go to Australia after graduation.

(a) studies

(b) has been studying

(c) is studying

(d) no improvement

Question 80 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to imply or suggest an idea in addition to the literal meaning

(a) to nub

(b) to connote

(c) to malign

(d) to purport

Question 81 Select the word with the correct spelling.

(a) encroch

(b) stingiely

(c) capittate

(d) placated

Question 82 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.

They have published the names of all the successful candidates.

(a) The candidates who have succeeded their names they had published.

(b) The names of all the successful candidates have been published by them.

(c) The candidates who have succeeded their names have been published by them.

(d) The names of all the successful candidates were published by them.

Question 83 Select the word with the correct spelling.

(a) chastise

(b) adellaide

(c) paarlance

(d) bouttique

Question 84 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'.

To improve your vocabulary(A)/one thing that you should do (B)/is to read Times of India(C)/No error(D)

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

Question 85 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 professor informed that (A)/they had all done(B)/very badly.(C)/No error(D)

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

Question 86 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to make from scratch

(a) The universe was created out of nothing

(b) To do something from the beginning

(c) To build something out of nothing

(d) One scratch if neglected will destroy the structure eventually

Question 87 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to resolve a sentence into its component parts and describe their syntactic roles

(a) to dissect

(b) to anatomize

(c) to parse

(d) to synthesize

Question 88 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.

The primary objective of a socialist government is to __________ the miseries of the poor.

(a) mollify

(b) mitigate

(c) soothe

(d) abet

Question 89 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order:

They not only

P-tech activists on to the streets

Q-ran an innovative and creative campaign, but

R-were also able to bring

(a) RQP

(b) RPQ

(c) PRQ

(d) QRP

Question 90 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.

They said, “We are starting now."

(a) They said that we were starting then.

(b) They said that they were starting now.

(c) They said that they would be starting now.

(d) They said that they were starting then.

Question 91 Select the synonym of

haste

(a) soon

(b) eventually

(c) later

(d) never

Question 92 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

The Saranda forest is infested (with) King Cobras.

(a) of

(b) in

(c) from

(d) no improvement

Question 93 Select the antonym of

provision

(a) removal

(b) cater

(c) plan

(d) stock

Question 94 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.

The unfortunate family could do nothing, but __________ the death of their sole bread winner.

(a) wail

(b) languish

(c) mourn

(d) repent

Question 95 Select the antonym of

sortie

(a) raid

(b) assault

(c) sally

(d) retreat

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 committee _____________ criminal justice reforms recommended a threefold strategy to arrest the drift and to prevent total disaster. First, the law, substantive and procedural, requires a fresh _______________ look based on changes in society and economy _____________ priorities in governance. The guiding ____________ in the reform process should be decriminalisation wherever ______________ and diversion, reserving the criminal justice system mainly to deal with real “hard" crimes.

The committee _____________ criminal justice reforms

(a) of

(b) on

(c) for

(d) upon

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 committee _____________ criminal justice reforms recommended a threefold strategy to arrest the drift and to prevent total disaster. First, the law, substantive and procedural, requires a fresh _______________ look based on changes in society and economy _____________ priorities in governance. The guiding ____________ in the reform process should be decriminalisation wherever ______________ and diversion, reserving the criminal justice system mainly to deal with real “hard" crimes.

requires a fresh _______________ look based on changes

(a) full

(b) complete

(c) through

(d) comprehensive

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 committee _____________ criminal justice reforms recommended a threefold strategy to arrest the drift and to prevent total disaster. First, the law, substantive and procedural, requires a fresh _______________ look based on changes in society and economy _____________ priorities in governance. The guiding ____________ in the reform process should be decriminalisation wherever ______________ and diversion, reserving the criminal justice system mainly to deal with real “hard" crimes.

economy _____________ priorities in governance.

(a) as well as

(b) and

(c) and also

(d) plus

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 committee _____________ criminal justice reforms recommended a threefold strategy to arrest the drift and to prevent total disaster. First, the law, substantive and procedural, requires a fresh _______________ look based on changes in society and economy _____________ priorities in governance. The guiding ____________ in the reform process should be decriminalisation wherever ______________ and diversion, reserving the criminal justice system mainly to deal with real “hard" crimes.

The guiding ____________ in the reform

(a) law

(b) rule

(c) principle

(d) path

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 committee _____________ criminal justice reforms recommended a threefold strategy to arrest the drift and to prevent total disaster. First, the law, substantive and procedural, requires a fresh _______________ look based on changes in society and economy _____________ priorities in governance. The guiding ____________ in the reform process should be decriminalisation wherever ______________ and diversion, reserving the criminal justice system mainly to deal with real “hard" crimes.

process should be decriminalisation wherever ______________ and diversion

(a) possible

(b) allowed

(c) imaginable

(d) viable

Answer Key

1

a

21

b

41

c

61

c

81

d

2

b

22

d

42

a

62

a

82

b

3

a

23

b

43

d

63

c

83

a

4

d

24

a

44

c

64

a

84

c

5

d

25

c

45

d

65

a

85

d

6

c

26

b

46

c

66

d

86

b

7

d

27

b

47

c

67

d

87

c

8

a

28

d

48

d

68

c

88

b

9

b

29

d

49

d

69

a

89

d

10

d

30

d

50

d

70

a

90

d

11

b

31

c

51

d

71

a

91

a

12

c

32

a

52

b

72

d

92

d

13

c

33

c

53

b

73

d

93

a

14

a

34

a

54

c

74

b

94

c

15

c

35

b

55

a

75

a

95

d

16

c

36

a

56

d

76

c

96

b

17

c

37

b

57

d

77

c

97

d

18

b

38

b

58

c

78

b

98

a

19

d

39

b

59

b

79

c

99

c

20

c

40

c

60

c

80

b

100

a

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