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

In the following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 22ndJan, 2017 in the Morning session. Let us take a look of the inquired questions-

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SSC CHSL exam is conducted for the recruitment of LDC/DEO/ Postal assistants in various government departments and ministries. This exam is three stage exam namely, Tier-1, 2 and 3. SSC CHSL 2017-18 tier-2 exam is going to commence very soon. So, start your preparation from to date onwards.

In preparation, Previous year papers plays an important role as it gives you a gist about the type of questions and difficulty level. Besides this, SSC used to put previous year questions in the upcoming exams. Hence, it is very vital and unavoidable step in SSC exam preparation.

In the following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 22ndJan, 2017 in the Morning session. Let us take a look of the inquired questions-

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SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam 2017: Previous year questions 

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

Doctor : Patient : : Shopkeeper : ?

(a) Products

(b) Customer

(c) Retailer

(d) Games

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

(a) MN

(b) LK

(c) KL

(d) GH

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

AE : FJ : : ? : PT

(a) OK

(b) KO

(c) DE

(d) FG

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

96 : 54 : : 89 : ?

(a) 76

(b) 72

(c) 67

(d) 64

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

(a) Magenta

(b) Maroon

(c) Turquoise

(d) Picasa

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

(a) AI

(b) OU

(c) AD

(d) IO

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

(a) 3

(b) 2

(c) 5

(d) 1

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

(a) 525

(b) 745

(c) 636

(d) 416

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

Nitrogen fixation, Ammonification, Nitrification, ?

(a) Denitrification

(b) Nitrate

(c) Decomposer

(d) Fossil Fuel

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

CEA, GIE, KMI, ?

(a) NOP

(b) OPM

(c) OQM

(d) LMN

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

CD, XW, GH, TS, KL, ?

(a) QP

(b) PO

(c) OP

(d) PQ

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

9, 26, 60, 111, ?

(a) 128

(b) 179

(c) 162

(d) 145

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 dogs are rats.

(II) Some rats are lizards.

Conclusion:

(I) Some dogs are lizards.

(II) Some lizards are dogs.

(a) Conclusion I follows

(b) Conclusion II follows

(c) Neither I nor II follows

(d) Both I and II follows

Question 14 - In a family, Virendra's weight is more than Parminder's weight. Parminder's weight is less than Kuldeep's weight but more than Gurjeet's weight. The sum of Kuldeep's weight and Tommy's weight is equal to the weight of Virendra. Who is the heaviest in the family?

(a) Virendra

(b) Kuldeep

(c) Gurjeet

(d) Parminder

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

i. Gesture

ii. Germination

iii. Geriatric

iv. Genetic

(a) i, ii, iii, iv

(b) iv, iii, ii, i

(c) iii, ii, iv, i

(d) iv, ii, iii, i

Question 16 - In a certain code language "CANADA" is written as "BZMBEB". How is "SYDNEY" written in that code language?

(a) RXOCFZ

(b) OFZRXC

(c) RXCOFZ

(d) ZFOCXR

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

13

F

14

6

?

3

7

H

9

(a) P

(b) L

(c) Q

(d) R

Question 18 - If "S" denotes "multiplied by", "V" denotes "subtracted from", "M" denotes "added to" and "L" denotes "divided by", then

10 V 12 M 42 L 6 S 4 = ?

(a) 26

(b) 24

(c) 20

(d) 28

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?

p_r_s_q_p_rs

(a) qrspq

(b) qsrpq

(c) qsrqq

(d) qsprq

Question 20 - Rohan, after walking 5 km towards west, turns left and then walks for 12 km more. Find the shortest distance between his initial and final position.

(a) 13 km

(b) 7 km

(c) 6 km

(d) 17 km

Question 21 -A words 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-Il 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, 's’ can be represented by 42, 43, etc., and J’ can be represented by 78, 79, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘TERM’.

Matrix – I

 

1

2

3

4

A

R

U

T

P

1

A

R

T

P

P

2

O

T

R

O

A

3

T

N

N

R

A

4

U

Q

S

S

S

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

V

E

V

M

K

6

H

E

M

I

K

7

H

M

E

J

J

8

M

F

D

E

L

9

V

H

C

E

L

(a) 21, 77, 33, 76

(b) 12, 76, 22, 85

(c) 30, 66, 89, 76

(d) 31, 98, 33, 58

Question 22 - B is the brother of A, and A is the son of C. D is C's father. How is B related to D?

(a) Grandfather

(b) Brother

(c) Grandson

(d) Father

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.

Electrons, Nucleus, Neutrons

(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 - Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra have rock-cut cave monuments of which religion?

(a) Sikhism

(b) Buddhism

(c) Christianity

(d) Hinduism

Question 27 - Highest Civilian Honour received by Saina Nehwal is

(a) Padma Shri

(b) Padma Bhushan

(c) Padma Vibhushan

(d) Bharat Ratna

Question 28 - The yellow colour of human urine is due to

(a) Bile Salts

(b) Cholesterol

(c) Lymph

(d) Urochrome

Question 29 - The wilting of plants takes place due to _____.

(a) Photosynthesis

(b) Transpiration

(c) Absorption

(d) Respiration

Question 30 - Bovidae Ovis is the scientific name of _____.

(a) Goat

(b) Cow

(c) Buffalo

(d) Sheep

Question 31 - Which glass is used to make spectacles?

(a) Crook's glass

(b) Potash glass

(c) Jena glass

(d) Soda glass

Question 32 - Barium loses ____ electrons to achieve noble gas electron configuration.

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Question 33 - Who is known as the father of computing?

(a) Charles Faraday

(b) Michael Jonathan

(c) Charles Babbage

(d) Douglas Well

Question 34 - Telugu is the official language of _________.

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Arunachal Pradesh

(c) Assam

(d) Bihar

Question 35 - If demand curve for trekking boots is D = 67500 - 18P and supply curve is S = 22500 + 12P, find the equilibrium Price?

(a) 1500

(b) 750

(c) 2250

(d) 500

Question 36 - Full employment is the level at which there is _____.

(a) no frictional unemployment

(b) no cyclical unemployment

(c) no structural unemployment

(d) no unemployment

Question 37 - Plants get their energy to produce food from which of the following?

(a) Photosynthesis

(b) Bacteria

(c) Fungi

(d) Sun

Question 38 - Sundarbans Tiger Reserve is in which state?

(a) Orissa

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Assam

(d) West Bengal

Question 39 - Ad Valorem tax is levied on?

(a) Value

(b) Volume

(c) Production

(d) Export

Question 40 - What is the approximate circumference of earth?

(a) 40,000 Km

(b) 60,000 Km

(c) 80,000 Km

(d) 1,00,000 Km

Question 41 - In terms of size, Mars ranks no. ___ in our Solar System.

(a) 5

(b) 6

(c) 7

(d) 8

Question 42 - Whose reign in Indian History is called the Golden Age of India?

(a) Mughal Empire

(b) Maratha Empire

(c) Gupta Empire

(d) Maurya Empire

Question 43 - What were the names of Atom Bombs dropped on Japan?

(a) Little Boy & Fat Man

(b) Little Man & Fat Boy

(c) Little Girl & Fat Woman

(d) Little Woman & Fat Girl

Question 44 - Who discovered Pluto?

(a) Jim Maxwell

(b) Tim Heynman

(c) Myne Ketteborough

(d) Clyde Tombaugh

Question 45 - As per Newton's law of gravitation, the force between two bodies is ________.

(a) directly proportional to the product of their masses

(b) directly proportional to the distance between them

(c) directly proportional to the product of their radius

(d) directly proportional to the product of forces

Question 46 - Sound can not travel in which of the following medium?

(a) Solid

(b) Liquid

(c) Gas

(d) Vacuum

Question 47 - Who was the second woman to become the president of the Indian National Congress in 1925 and the first Indian woman to do so?

(a) Vijaylakshmi Pandit

(b) Sarojini Naidu

(c) Padmaja Naidu

(d) Fathima Bibi

Question 48 - The number of parliamentary seats (Lok Sabha) of Gujarat is

(a) 10

(b) 26

(c) 28

(d) 48

Question 49 - Geet Sethi is associated with which game?

(a) Billiards

(b) Cricket

(c) Hockey

(d) Chess

Question 50 - Who is the author of "Two States"?

(a) Chetan Bhagat

(b) Rohit Sharma

(c) Amish

(d) Devdutta Patnaik

Question 51 - What is the value of sin 330°?

(a) 2

(b) 2/√3

(c) √2

(d) -1/2

Question 52 - If the amount received at the end of 2nd and 3rd year at Compound Interest on a certain Principal is Rs 22472, and Rs 23820.32 respectively, what is the rate of interest?

(a) 3 percent

(b) 6 percent

(c) 12 percent

(d) 10 percent

Question 53 - Reflection of the point (2,-4) in the origin is

(a) (2, 4)

(b) (-2, -4)

(c) (2, -4)

(d) (-2, 4)

Question 54 - The measures of the three angles of a triangle are in the ratio 3:4:5. What is the measure of the biggest angle?

(a) 75°

(b) 60°

(c) 45°

(d) 30°

Question 55 - The third proportional of two numbers 24 and 36 is

(a) 48

(b) 54

(c) 72

(d) 108

Question 56 - A vendor buys apples at the rate of 21 for Rs 7 and sells at the rate of 5 for Rs 2. What will be the result?

(a) 20 percent loss

(b) 20 percent gain

(c) 16.66 percent gain

(d) 16.6 percent loss

Question 57 - If 1/√(1 + cot2A) = x, then value of x is

(a) sinA

(b) cosecA

(c) cosA

(d) secA

Question 58 - If 3x-5(x-(a) > 2x - 1 < 2 + 4x; then x can take which of the following values?

(a) -2

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) -1

Question 59 - If x - y = -8 and xy = 45, then (x2 + y2) is

(a) 154

(b) 64

(c) 90

(d) 26

Question 60 - Area of _____ equals square of its side.

(a) Rhombus

(b) Cyclic quadrilateral

(c) Rectangle

(d) Square

Question 61 - Mahmood can do a piece of work in 40 hours. If he is joined by Janaki who is 50% more efficient, in what time will they together finish the work?

(a) 2 hours

(b) 6 hours

(c) 16 hours

(d) 3 hours

Question 62 - Product of digits of a 2-digit number is 24. If we add 45 to the number, the new number obtained is a number formed by interchange of the digits. What is the number?

(a) 83

(b) 64

(c) 46

(d) 38

Question 63 - A solid right circular cone of radius 10 cm and height 8 cm is put inside a cylindrical vessel of radius 11 cm and height 9 cm. How much water in cubic cm will be required to fill the cylindrical vessel completely?

(a) 5168.96 cubic cms

(b) 2584.48 cubic cms

(c) 7753.44 cubic cms

(d) 1292.24 cubic cms

Question 64 - If sinA/(1 + cosA) = x, then x is

(a) cosecA + cotA

(b) secA - cotA

(c) secA + cotA

(d) cosecA - cotA

Question 65 - To cover a distance of 252 km in 2.5 hours what should be the average speed of the car in meters/second?

(a) 100.8 m/s

(b) 50.4 m/s

(c) 28 m/s

(d) 56 m/s

Question 66 - In a class of 39 students there are 36 girls. The average weight of these girls is 38 Kg and average weight of the full class is 40 kgs. What is the average weight of the boys of the class?

(a) 42

(b) 64

(c) 20

(d) 62

Question 67 - Marked price of an item is Rs 300. On purchase of 2 items discount is 24%, on purchase of 5 items discount is 38%. Rachna buys 7 items, what is the effective discount?

(a) 17.5 percent

(b) 20.4 percent

(c) 34 percent

(d) 12.8 percent

Question 68 - Factorise 24x2 - 54x - 15

(a) 3(2x + 5)(4x - 1)

(b) 3(2x - 5)(4x + 1)

(c) 2(3x - 5)(4x + 1)

(d) 4(2x - 5)(3x + 1)

Question 69 - Two numbers are 40% and 50% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

(a) 16.67 percent

(b) 20 percent

(c) 10 percent

(d) 25 percent

Question 70 - The line passing through the point (5, 1) and point (4, 3) is perpendicular to the line x - 6y = 8. What is the value of 'a'?

(a) -3

(b) -2

(c) 4

(d) 5

Question 71 - The sum of all prime numbers between 18 and 32 is:

(a) 99

(b) 100

(c) 102

(d) 97

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

 

Weight (kg)

Height (m)

Ashu

68

1.6

Aslam

62

1.75

Ayush

63

1.59

Ayushman

50

1.56

Who has the least weight to height ratio?

(a) Ashu

(b) Aslam

(c) Ayush

(d) Ayushman

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

Year

Company’s % Profit

2011

25

2012

25

2013

15

2014

5

2015

15

What was the revenue of the company if its expenditure was Rs 650 crore in the year when its % profit was the least?

(a) 682.5

(b) 715

(c) 747.5

(d) 650

Question 74 – The following table shows the number of children in each house of a society.

Number of Children

Number of Houses

3

1

7

2

12

3

7

What is the average number of children per house?

(a) 2.04

(b) 1.79

(c) 2.29

(d) 1.54

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

Partners

Present % share

Anand

10

Basu

30

Chinmay

20

Dhiraj

5

Ejaz

35

If the company has issued 6 lakh shares between its five partners and if Basu offers to sell 15,000 of his shares to Dhiraj, then Dhiraj will have how many shares?

(a) 30000 shares

(b) 60000 shares

(c) 15000 shares

(d) 45000 shares

Question 76 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Let us hurry, or else the bus (will be leaving) the stop by the time we reach there.

(a) will leave

(b) will have left

(c) would have left

(d) no improvement

Question 77 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

I won't be able to leave for office until they (arrive).

(a) have arrived

(b) had arrived

(c) will have arrived

(d) no improvement

Question 78 - 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.

"O, what a beautiful lake that is!” said she.

(a) She exclaimed joyfully that that was a very beautiful lake.

(b) She exclaimed joyfully it was a very beautiful lake.

(c) She exclaimed joyfully that was a very beautiful lake.

(d) She exclaimed joyfully that it was a very beautiful lake.

Question 79 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

X marks the spot

(a) A very popular place

(b) Not to tell others of a fantastic discovery

(c) The exact location

(d) A secret hideout

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

to use for the first time

(a) paten

(b) smitten

(c) begotten

(d) christen

Question 81 - Select the synonym of

synchronicity

(a) conformity

(b) conflict

(c) vendetta

(d) altercation

Question 82 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The atmosphere

P-is against them, but there appears

Q-in their administrations

R-to be fight left

(a) QPR

(b) RPQ

(c) PRQ

(d) PQR

Question 83 - 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.

The weather disrupted the final match.

(a) The final match has been disrupted by the weather.

(b) The final match had been disrupted by the weather.

(c) The final match was disrupted by the weather.

(d) The final match was being disrupted by the weather.

Question 84 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

(a) fibrossis

(b) quaries

(c) arobics

(d) homilies

Question 85 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to expel large quantities of (something) rapidly and forcibly

(a) to irrupt

(b) to puke

(c) to spew

(d) to spritz

Question 86 - Select the synonym of

accolade

(a) bungle

(b) performance

(c) fiasco

(d) distinction

Question 87 - 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'.

One of the state(A)/in which there was a severe drought(B)/last year is Maharashtra.(C)/No error(D)

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

Question 88 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

(a) leukeamia

(b) steeplees

(c) feminism

(d) mendril

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 stock was(A)/divided among(B)/the two brothers.(C)No error(D)

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

Question 90 - 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.

Please be patient. All your grievances will be ____________.

(a) settled

(b) satisfied

(c) solved

(d) attended

Question 91 - 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.

I ________ my black leather shoes till they shine.

(a) scrub

(b) rub

(c) brush

(d) polish

Question 92 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

You can say that again

(a) To challenge someone

(b) To express agreement

(c) To politely ask someone to repeat

(d) A favourite story

Question 93 - Select the antonym of

astringe

(a) liberate

(b) constringe

(c) circumscribe

(d) tauten

Question 94 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The idea was

P-to spend as little money

Q-while avoiding loss of lives

R-as possible

(a) RPQ

(b) QPR

(c) QRP

(d) PQR

Question 95 - Select the antonym of

abdicate

(a) forgo

(b) usurp

(c) waive

(d) cede

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India

(a) into

(b) in

(c) of

(d) about

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues.

(a) doubt

(b) objection

(c) questioning

(d) reluctance

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze

(a) juxtaposition

(b) nearness

(c) contact

(d) proximity

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

_____________ Central government expenditures

(a) onto

(b) on

(c) upon

(d) for

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

(a) effects

(b) affected

(c) affects

(d) affect

Answer Key

1

b

21

a

41

c

61

c

81

a

2

c

22

c

42

c

62

d

82

c

3

b

23

a

43

a

63

b

83

c

4

b

24

b

44

d

64

d

84

d

5

d

25

a

45

a

65

c

85

c

6

c

26

b

46

d

66

b

86

d

7

d

27

b

47

b

67

c

87

a

8

b

28

d

48

c

68

b

88

c

9

a

29

b

49

a

69

b

89

b

10

c

30

d

50

a

70

a

90

a

11

b

31

a

51

d

71

c

91

d

12

b

32

b

52

b

72

d

92

b

13

c

33

c

53

d

73

a

93

a

14

a

34

a

54

a

74

b

94

d

15

b

35

a

55

b

75

d

95

b

16

c

36

b

56

b

76

b

96

b

17

b

37

d

57

a

77

a

97

d

18

a

38

d

58

d

78

a

98

a

19

b

39

a

59

a

79

c

99

b

20

a

40

a

60

d

80

d

100

c

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