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SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 question paper held on 10 Jan 2017 (Afternoon Shift)

In the corresponding text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 10thJan, 2017 in the Afternoon session.

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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 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 10thJan, 2017 in the Afternoon session. Let us take a look of the inquired questions-

SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam 2017: Previous year questions

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

Opposite : Identical : : Lengthy : ?

a) Tedious

b) Longish

c) Elongated

d) Short

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

GT : IV : : KX : ?

a) FS

b) MZ

c) DQ

d) BO

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

BCD : YXW : : FGH : : ?

a) UTS

b) RQP

c) STU

d) TUS

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

66 : 36 : : 99 : ?

a) 18

b) 27

c) 81

d) 108

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

a) Tiger

b) Jaguar

c) Leopard

d) Fox

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

a) YXW

b) LKJ

c) RQP

d) MNO

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

7 : 50 : : 9 : ?

a) 37

b) 82

c) 17

d) 90

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

23 : 8 : : 62 : ?

a) 8

b) 36

c) 12

d) 40

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

? , Microgram, Milligram, Gram

a) Kilogram

b) Tonne

c) Quintal

d) Nanogram

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

BC, GHI, NOPQ, ?

a) BCDEF

b) UVWXY

c) WXYZA

d) STUVW

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

DE, BG, YJ, ?

a) ST

b) RQ

c) XY

d) UN

Question - 12 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 crows are jackals.

(II) No fox is a crow.

Conclusions:

(I) Some jackals are foxes.

(II) Some jackals are not foxes

a) Conclusion I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Either I and II follows

d) Both I and II follows

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

2, 10, 30, 68, ?

a) 130

b) 135

c) 140

d) 120

Question - 14 The average of the ages of Rajan and his son is 20. If Rajan's present age is three times the age of his son, then what will be the age of Rajan 5 years from now?

a) 40 years

b) 28 years

c) 35 years

d) 25 years

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

i. Nuzzled

ii. Nozzle

iii. Nonjury

iv. Nocking

Options:

a) iii, i, ii, iv

b) iv, i, ii, iii

c) ii, i, iii, iv

d) iv, iii, ii, i

Question - 16 In a certain code language, "BISLERI" is written as "IREBISL". How is "PANTHER" written in that code language?

a) REHPANT

b) REPHANT

c) REHTNAP

d) REHNAPT

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

7

2

49

8

3

512

11

?

1331

a) 3

b) 2

c) 4

d) 5

Question - 18 If "S" denotes "multiplied by", "V" denotes "subtracted from", "M" denotes "added to" and "L" denotes "divided by", then 7 V 42 M 56 L 8 S 5 = ?

a) 8

b) 12

c) 20

d) 0

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

J_J_L_KL_JK_MN

a) KKJLM

b) KKJML

c) KKMLJ

d) KMKLJ

Question - 20 A travels 12 km towards north and then takes a left turn and covers another 5 km. From there, he turns 180° anticlockwise and travels 10 km further. What is the minimum distance between his initial and final position?

a) 8 km

b) 13 km

c) 6 km

d) 12 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 altemnatives 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, ‘N' can be represented by 34, 43 etc and 'H’ can be represented by 56, 67 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘TEMP’.

Matrix - I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

P

I

E

K

U

1

I

F

D

U

K

2

E

P

F

E

E

3

I

U

D

F

N

4

P

I

D

N

P

Matrix-II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

T

H

L

M

L

6

J

T

H

H

M

7

C

C

L

M

C

8

J

C

M

T

H

9

L

J

O

O

T

 a) 55, 23, 78, 44

b) 66, 24, 58, 59

c) 88, 86, 69, 95

d) 99, 02, 87, 22

Question - 22 While introducing a boy, Raju says, "He is the son of my wife's sister." How is the boy related to Raju?

a) Brother

b) Nephew

c) Cousin

d) Son

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.

Brain, Cerebrum, Liver, Human body

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 How many bits does an IP address contain?

a) 64 bits

b) 32 Bits

c) 128 Bits

d) 256 Bits

Question - 27 Steam Engine was invented by?

a) Simon Stevin

b) George Stephenson

c) Gary Starkweather

d) Percy Spencer

Question - 28 Medulla oblongata is a part of which of the following?

a) Heart

b) Brain

c) Lungs

d) Stomach

Question - 29 ___________ is a typically onecelled, reproductive unit capable of giving rise to a new individual without sexual fusion.

a) Egg

b) Spore

c) Sperm

d) Seed

Question - 30 Bacteria was discovered by

a) Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

b) Belarus

c) Hugo de Vries

d) Robert Brown

Question - 31 Which among the following is false about alpha particles?

a) They have high ionizing power

b) They have high penetrating power

c) They have high kinetic energy

d) They are positively charged helium nuclei

Question - 32 Which among the following is not a characteristic of oxidation reaction?

a) It involves addition of hydrogen

b) It involves addition of oxygen

c) It involves loss of electrons

d) It involves addition of electronegative element

Question - 33 Chandragiri Fort is a historical fort, built in the 11th century. It is located in ______.

a) Karnataka

b) Maharashtra

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Andhra Pradesh

Question - 34 Mohiniyattam is a dance form of which state?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Assam

c) Kerala

d) Tripura

Question - 35 Irfaan loves black coffee. A roadside stall selling a cup of black coffee at Rs. 120, offered 25% discount to Irfaan. If Irfaan was willing to pay even Rs. 200 for this cup of black coffee, Irfaan's consumer surplus is

a) 90

b) 80

c) 30

d) 110

Question - 36 Which among the following does not count in the development expenditure of government?

a) Expenditure on economic services

b) Expenditure on social services

c) Grant to states

d) Defence expenditure

Question - 37 Which of the following is responsible for Vermicomposting?

a) Fungus

b) Worms

c) Bacteria

d) Birds

Question - 38 Turquoise is an ore/mineral of

a) Copper

b) Manganese

c) Mercury

d) Tin

Question - 39 Shabana Azmi is not one of the following

a) Movie Actress

b) Activist

c) Feminist

d) Folk Dancer

Question - 40 How many languages are officially recognized in India?

a) 17

b) 19

c) 22

d) 10

Question - 41 Which planet is known as red planet?

a) Mercury

b) Pluto

c) Mars

d) Venus

Question - 42 Who was Babur's Son?

a) Humayun

b) Shah Jahan

c) Akbar

d) Bahadur Shah

Question - 43 Who was Prithviraj Chauhan's father?

a) Jeet Chauhan

b) Hayat Chauhan

c) Someshwar Chauhan

d) Trilok Chauhan

Question - 44 __________ is the 2016 Oscar Winner for Best Supporting Actor.

a) Mark Rylance

b) Christian Bale

c) Tom Hardy

d) Mark Ruffalo

Question - 45 Formula for distance is

a) speed x time

b) time / speed

c) speed x acceleration

d) velocity / speed

Question - 46 What is the fundamental unit of amount of a substance?

a) Mole

b) Candela

c) Kelvin

d) Meter

Question - 47 Republic means ultimate power is held by

a) the monarch

b) the people

c) the winning party

d) Ministers

Question - 48 How many Rajya Sabha members, the President of India can nominate?

a) 6

b) 10

c) 12

d) 15

Question - 49 Who is the first Indian woman Olympic medal Winner?

a) Saina Nehwal

b) Sania Mirza

c) Dipa Karmakar

d) Karnam Malleswari

Question - 50 Who wrote the book "Ignited Minds"?

a) Vikram Seth

b) APJ Abdul Kalam

c) Arundhati Roy

d) Manmohan Singh

Question - 51 If xy = 56 and x2 + y2 = 113, then what will be the value of (x + y)?

a) 29

b) 21

c) 36

d) 15

Question - 52 If 3A = 7B = 13C, then A : B : C is equal to

a) 21:39:91

b) 39:91:21

c) 13:7:3

d) 91:39:21

Question - 53 Which of the following equations has 3 as a root?

a) x2 - 7x + 12 = 0

b) x2 - 5x + 12 = 0

c) x2 + 3x + 12 = 0

d) x2 + 3x – 12 = 0

Question - 54 Amar is 2 times as good a workman as Badal and therefore is able to finish a job in 15 days less than Badal. In how many days can they together complete the job?

a) 30 days

b) 40 days

c) 10 days

d) 20 days

Question - 55 What is the equation of the line which intercepts x-axis and y-axis at 3/4 and -2/3 respectively?

a) 8x + 9y = 6

b) 9x + 8y = 12

c) 8x – 9y = 6

d) 9x + 8y = 12

Question - 56 What is the value of tan3A?

a) (3tanA – tan3A)/(1 – 3tan2A)

b) (3tanA + tan3A)/(1 + 3tan2A)

c) (3tanA – tan3A)/(1 + 3tan2A)

d) (3tanA + tan3A)/(1 – 3tan2A)

Question - 57 An angle is greater than its complementary by 20°. What will be the measure of the angle?

a) 55°

b) 35°

c) 100°

d) 80°

Question - 58 The radius of a hemisphere is 21 cm, what is its volume? (Take π = 22/7)

a) 38808 cubic cms

b) 9702 cubic cms

c) 19404 cubic cms

d) 29106 cubic cms

Question - 59 If cot2A – cos2A = x, then value of x is

a) tan2Asec2A

b) cotAcosA

c) cot2Acos2A

d) tanAsecA

Question - 60 What are the coordinates of the centroid of a triangle, whose vertices are A(–2, –5), B(4, –4) and C(7,3)?

a) (4, –3)

b) (–1, 0)

c) (–3, –3)

d) (3, –2)

Question - 61 In a triangle the length of the side opposite the right angle is 6 cm, what is the length of the side opposite to the angle which measures 30°?

a) 3 cm

b) 3√3 cm

c) 3/2 cm

d) (3/2)√3 cm

Question - 62 If 2x + 5 > 2 + 3x and 2x – 3 ≤ 4x – 5, then x can take which of the following values?

a) 2

b) 2

c) 4

d) 4

Question - 63 If the radius of a circle is increased by 14% its area increases by

a) 28 percent

b) 29.96 percent

c) 14 percent

d) 14.98 percent

Question - 64 What is the value of tan150°?

a) 28 percent

b) 29.96 percent

c) 14 percent

d) 14.98 percent

Question - 65 When 0.151515.....is converted into a fraction, then the result is

a) 5/33

b) 17/33

c) 9/11

d) 7/33

Question - 66 Among three numbers, the first is twice the second and thrice the third. If the average of three numbers is 429, then what is the difference between the first and the third number?

a) 412

b) 468

c) 517

d) 427

Question - 67 If (8x - 4) = (3x + 6), then the numerical value of (x + 1)3 is

a) 3

b) 9

c) 27

d) 81

Question - 68 If the amount received at the end of 2nd and 3rd year at compound interest on a certain Principal is Rs 30250, and Rs 33275 respectively, what is the rate of interest?

a) 10 percent

b) 5 percent

c) 20 percent

d) 16 percent

Question - 69 When a discount of 20% is given on an African safari ticket, the profit is 43%. If the discount is 28%, then the profit is

a) 71 percent

b) 113.3 percent

c) 13.6 percent

d) 28.7 percent

Question - 70 A missile travels at 1440 km/h. How many metres does it travel in one second?

a) 374 metres

b) 385 metres

c) 394 metres

d) 400 metres

Question - 71 At 13% discount the selling price of a oven is Rs 18000, what is the selling price if the discount is 27.5%?

a) Rs 10875

b) Rs 12288.75

c) Rs 15000

d) Rs 16638.75

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

54

50%

Executive

5

20

20%

Trainee

3

2

20%

a) 10220001

b) 253333

c) 314000

d) 929091

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

 

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Company A

4000

3000

1000

5000

2000

Company B

2000

2000

1000

2000

4000

Company C

4000

2000

4000

1000

4000

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 & 2015

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

15

2012

-10

2013

10

2014

20

2015

-5

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

a) Profit of Rs 30 crores

b) Profit of Rs 40 crores

c) Loss of Rs 30 crores

d) Loss of Rs 40 crores

Question - 75

Options:

a) 26.71 percent

b) 29.21 percent

c) 31.71 percent

d) 24.21 percent

Question - 76 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Practice makes a man perfect

a) Perfection demands patience

b) Any problem can be solved if you are willing to try many times

c) Regular activity is the way to become proficient in it

d) It takes a long time to form a good habit

Question - 77 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'.

A rate of growing is different(A)/for different sectors, but the service sector(B)/ always grows faster than agriculture.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

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'.

The food basket contained(A)/ a dark chocolate, an eclair and a pastry(B)/neatly wrapped in foil paper.(C)/No error

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question - 79 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The arbitration

P- dented China's interests

Q-in multiple ways

R-award has, nevertheless,

a) RPQ

b) RQP

c) PQR

d) QPR

Question - 80 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Any bad habit must be nipped (on) the bud.

a) on

b) in

c) off

d) no improvement

Question - 81 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.

At this critical juncture what the company needs is a _______________ marketing strategy.

a) creditable

b) adventurous

c) incredible

d) credible

Question - 82 Select the antonym of

mishmash

a) potpourri

b) medley

c) organized

d) haphazard

Question - 83 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.

He is not a native speaker yet he has a good __________ over German.

a) authority

b) hold

c) command

d) expertise

Question - 84 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

match or surpass a person by imitation.

a) parallel

b) emulate

c) ditto

d) impression

Question - 85 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) rootless

b) xpanded

c) fulstop

d) griling

Question - 86 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

lack of skill, ability, or competence

a) ineptitude

b) dexterity

c) proficiency

d) prowess

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

Pull the plug

a) Make a firm refusal

b) Save a situation by acting in the nick of time

c) To waste away somebody's effort

d) Prevent something from continuing

Question - 88 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The patient died (of a wound and not of) cancer.

a) from a wound and not of

b) of a wound and not from

c) from a wound and not from

d) no improvement

Question - 89 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.

I said, "My grand-father snored throughout the night."

a) I said my grand-father had snored throughout the night.

b) I said that my grand-father snored throughout the night.

c) I said that my grand-father had snored throughout the night.

d) I said that my grand-father had been snoring throughout the night.

Question - 90 Select the antonym of generosity

a) altruism

b) general

c) largesse

d) malevolence

Question - 91 Select the synonym of

rip

a) cease

b) terminate

c) gash

d) sew

Question - 92 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.

Sunny was driving the car so fast that it slipped at the turn.

a) Sunny slipped at the turn as he was driving the car so fast.

b) So fast was Sunny driving the car that it slipped at the turn.

c) The car was being driven by Sunny so fast that it slipped at the turn.

d) The car slipped at the turn as Sunny was driving it so fast.

Question - 93 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) terains

b) priestly

c) fereted

d) ablasion

Question - 94 Select the synonym of

stash

a) dearth

b) deficit

c) lack

d) cache

Question - 95 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Senior officials

P-to negotiate a solution

Q-readiness

R-have

S-ignalled China's

a) QRP

b) RQP

c) PRQ

d) PQR

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often put on a ___________, freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality __________ in amber. Rather than _____________ a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue __________ inflexibly. Goodness becomes a stencil fixed _________ time.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often put on a ___________

a) pedestal

b) platform

c) plinth

d) podium

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often put on a ___________, freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality __________ in amber. Rather than _____________ a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue __________ inflexibly. Goodness becomes a stencil fixed _________ time.

Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality __________ in amber.

a) ingrained

b) impacted

c) embedded

d) deepseated

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often put on a ___________, freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality __________ in amber. Rather than _____________ a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue __________ inflexibly. Goodness becomes a stencil fixed _________ time.

Rather than _____________ a living creature

a) being

b) having been

c) had been

d) becoming

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often put on a ___________, freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality __________ in amber. Rather than _____________ a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue __________ inflexibly. Goodness becomes a stencil fixed _________ time.

a statue __________ inflexibly.

a) standing

b) stands

c) stood

d) always stands

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often put on a ___________, freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality __________ in amber. Rather than _____________ a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue __________ inflexibly. Goodness becomes a stencil fixed _________ time.

Goodness becomes a stencil fixed _________ time.

a) of

b) in

c) with

d) about

Answer Key

1

d

21

a

41

c

61

a

81

d

2

b

22

b

42

a

62

b

82

c

3

a

23

c

43

c

63

b

83

c

4

c

24

d

44

d

64

d

84

b

5

d

25

b

45

a

65

a

85

a

6

d

26

b

46

a

66

b

86

a

7

b

27

b

47

b

67

c

87

d

8

b

28

b

48

c

68

a

88

a

9

d

29

b

49

d

69

d

89

c

10

c

30

a

50

b

70

d

90

d

11

d

31

b

51

d

71

c

91

c

12

c

32

a

52

d

72

d

92

c

13

a

33

d

53

a

73

a

93

b

14

c

34

c

54

c

74

a

94

d

15

d

35

d

55

c

75

a

95

b

16

a

36

d

56

a

76

c

96

a

17

a

37

b

57

a

77

a

97

c

18

d

38

a

58

c

78

b

98

d

19

b

39

d

59

c

79

a

99

a

20

b

40

c

60

d

80

b

100

b

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