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SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 question paper held on 15 Jan 2017 (Morning Shift)

In this article, we are sharing all 100 questions with answers asked in SSC CHSL 2016. This examination was held on 15thJan, 2017 in the Morning shift. So, Let us take a quick tour of these questions-

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SSC CHSL question paper

In this article, we are sharing all 100 questions with answers asked in SSC CHSL 2016. This examination was held on 15thJan, 2017 in the Morning 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 crucial role in the preparation of SSC exams as it will give you the glimpse of type of questions with their difficulty level.

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SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam 2016: Previous year questions

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

Subhas Chandra Bose:Orissa:: Mahatma Gandhi: ?

a) Bihar

b) Jammu and Kashmir

c) Gujarat

d) Delhi

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

VERMIN :? :: ORDERS : ERSORD

a) MNIVER

b) MINERV

c) MINVRE

d) MINVER

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

MANTLE : SFTYRJ :: PARROT : ?

a) VFXWUY

b) VXFWUY

c) VFXWYU

d) VFXUWY

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

545 : 196 :: 173 : ?

a) 72

b) 121

c) 84

d) 41

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

a) Kuchipudi

b) Kathak

c) Bhangra

d) Pongal

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

a) PE

b) MV

c) GP

d) DM

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

a) 512

b) 216

c) 343

d) 719

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

a) 2543

b) 2192

c) 9362

d) 3713

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

? ,Charles Cornwallis, Lord Dalhousie, Lord Canning, Lord Curzon

a) Warren Hastings

b) Lord Irwin

c) Lord Mountbatten

d) C. Rajagopalachari

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

CD,HI,NO,UV,?

a) LM

b) NP

c) CD

d) NP

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

IB,QD,XH,DP,?

a) KL

b) KI

c) GH

d) IF

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

13,25,49,85, ?

a) 331

b) 132

c) 133

d) 381

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.

Statement:

(I) All young scientists are open-minded.

(II) No open-minded men are superstitious.

Conclusions:

(I) No scientist is superstitious.

(II) No young people are superstitious.

a) Conclusion I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Neither I nor II follows

d) Both I and II follows

Question 14 - Five friends are standing in a line. Nishu is taller than Riya but shorter than Pooja. Amrita is the shortest.Riya is shorter than Nishu but taller than Nikita.

Who is the second tallest?

a) Amrita

b) Pooja

c) Riya

d) Nishu

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

i. Apparent

ii. Appointed

iii. Apostate

iv. Apparel

a) ii, i, iv, iii

b) iii,ii,iv,i

c) iii,iv,i,ii

d) iii,iv,ii,i

Question 16 - In a certain code language, "DELETE" is written as "#@^@%@" and "GRAM" is written as "!?*&". How is"TELEGRAM" written in that code language?

a) %@^@^?*&

b) %@^@!?^&

c) %@*@!?*&

d) %@^@!?*&

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

99

31

91

15

17

18

148

527

?

a) 1678

b) 2341

c) 1137

d) 1638

Question 18 - If "#" means "subtraction", "&" means "division", "@" means "addition" and "%" means "multiplication", then 315&3#9@4%6 = ?

a) 120

b) 190

c) 221

d) 420

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

MN_NOM_OPM_OP_

a) MNNQ

b) MNOQ

c) MNPQ

d) MNOO

Question 20 - Navjot starts moving towards the west. After covering some distance, he turns left and then takes a right. Which direction is he facing now?

a) South

b) North

c) West

d) East

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, 'A' can be represented by 68, 99 etc. and ‘V’ can be represented by 21, 32 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word 'NORM’.

Matrix - I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

A

T

M

D

O

1

S

A

N

F

I

2

N

V

Y

A

F

3

A

N

V

S

E

4

O

L

M

B

N

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

R

N

M

R

Y

6

O

I

V

A

O

7

N

V

S

M

R

8

R

M

W

O

Y

9

V

V

Y

H

A

a) 44,04,58,86

b) 75,88,22,57

c) 12,33,55,78

d) 20,40,85,96

Question 22 - Pointing to a woman, a girl says,"She is mother of the only child of my father-in-law." How is the woman related to the girl?

a) Mother-in-law

b) Granddaughter

c) Mother

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 represens the relationship among the given classes.

Urban people, Educated, Hard-working

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 - What is the mascot of Linux Operating System?

a) Bear

b) Penguin

c) Lion

d) Whale

Question 27 - Dynamite was invented by?

a) Jean-Antoine Nollet

b) Alfred Nobel

c) Joseph Nicephore Niepce

d) Ted Nelson

Question 28 - The instrument used to measure Blood Pressure is

a) Sphygmomano-meter

b) Thermometer

c) ECG

d) Stethoscope

Question 29 - Which of the following induces nitrogen fixation in soil?

a) Protozoa

b) Bacteria

c) Fungi

d) Algae

Question 30 - Which of the following is the largest known cell?

a) Eukaryotic Cell

b) Prokaryotic Cell

c) Mycoplasma

d) Ostrich Eggs

Question 31 - The lowest layer of atmosphere is called _______.

a) Stratosphere

b) Troposphere

c) Genosphere

d) Exosphere

Question 32 - Which among the following is used to generate light, to weld metals?

a) Ethylene

b) Acetylene

c) Glycol

d) Oxalic acid

Question 33 - Who built Hawa Mahal?

a) Guru Ramdas

b) Maharaja Pratap Singh

c) Rabindra Nath Tagore

d) British Govt

Question 34 - Dandiya is a popular dance form of________

a) Punjab

b) Gujarat

c) Maharashtra

d) Madhya Pradesh

Question 35 - If quantity of good X demanded increases from 2300 to 2700 when price of good Y increases from Rs. 45 to Rs. 55, find Arc Cross elasticity of demand?

a) 4

b) 1.25

c) 0.25

d) 0.8

Question 36 - Which of the following is not an assumption of perfect competition?

a) There are many buyers and sellers

b) Average total costs continually decrease.

c) The good sold by all sellers in the market is assumed to be homogeneous.

d) Buyers and sellers in the market are assumed to have perfect information.

Question 37 - The association of animals in which both the partners are benefitted is known as

a) Ammansalism

b) Commensalism

c) Colony

d) Mutualism

Question 38 - Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Rajasthan was formerly called as

a) Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

b) Khijadia Bird Sanctuary

c) Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

d) Mayani Bird Sanctuary

Question 39 - Mona Lisa is painted on

a) Stone

b) Wood

c) Paper

d) Metal sheet

Question 40 - What is the study of Moon called?

a) Selenology

b) Cosmology

c) Iridology

d) Planetology

Question 41 - Which is the largest and deepest ocean?

a) Arctic

b) Pacific

c) Atlantic

d) Indian

Question 42 - Chanakya was known as ______.

a) Rajasekhara

b) Tejasvi

c) Kautilya

d) Vatsyayana

Question 43 - Jawaharlal Nehru was born in the year

a) 1789

b) 1839

c) 1889

d) 1939

Question 44 - What is the venue of 2020 Summer Olympics?

a) Tokyo

b) Seoul

c) Dubai

d) Singapore

Question 45 - For what is Radiocarbon dating technique used?

a) To estimate soil contamination

b) To estimate the amount of water in fossils

c) To estimate the age of fossils

d) To estimate the quality of soil

Question 46 - The strain produced in a body is directly proportional to the stress applied on it, is called _______.

a) Dollar's law

b) Hooke's law

c) Miller's law

d) Kepler's law

Question 47 - Which article specifies Imposition of President’s Rule in States?

a) Article 356

b) Article 343

c) Article 51A

d) Article 80

Question 48 - Who among the following is also the Chairman of the Planning Commission?

a) Defence Minister

b) Attorney General

c) Prime Minister

d) Finance Minister

Question 49 - The first woman Chess Grandmaster from India is

a) S. Vijayalakshmi

b) Tania Sachdev

c) Harika Dronavalli

d) Richa Pujari

Question 50 - Who wrote "Romeo & Juliet"?

a) Jane Austen

b) Mark Twain

c) Toni Morrison

d) William Shakespeare

Question 51 - Two numbers are 50% and 90% 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) 80 percent

b) 40 percent

c) 44.44 percent

d) 400 percent

Question 52 - Reduce 2714/5074 to lowest terms.

a) 17/23

b) 29/43

c) 23/43

d) 31/37

Question 53 - What is the value of cosec 120°

a) 2/√3

b) 2

c) -2/√3

d) -2

Question 54 - Volume of a cylinder is 770 cubic cm. If circumference of its base is 22 cm, what will be the curved surface area of the cylinder? (Take π = 22/7)

a) 440 sq cms

b) 880 sq cms

c) 220 sq cms

d) 660 sq cms

Question 55 - What will be the sum of the measures all the interior angles of a polygon having 14 sides?

a) 2520°

b) 2160°

c) 2880°

d) 3240°

Question 56 - A thief is stopped by a policeman from a distance of 350 metres. When the policeman starts the chase, the thief also starts running. Assuming the speed of the thief as 5 km/h and that of the policeman as 7 km/h, how far the thief would have run, before he is over- taken?

a) 875 metres

b) 700 metres

c) 1050 metres

d) 525 metres

Question 57 - A does 75% of a work in 25 days. He then calls in B and they together finish the remaining work in 5 days. How long B alone would take to do the whole work?

a) 50 days

b) 80 days

 c) 24 days

d) 37.5 days

Question 58 - The average of 29 consecutive even integers is 60. The highest of these integers is

a) 88

b) 118

c) 176

d) 120

Question 59 - What should be added to 5(2x-y) to obtain 4(2x - 3y) + 5(x + 4y)?

a) 3x - 13y

b) 3x + 13y

c) 13x - 3y

d) 13x + 3y

Question 60 - If 3(2 - 3x) < 2 - 3x ≥ 4x -6; then x can take which of the following values?

a) 2

b) -1

c) -2

d) 1

Question 61 - If sec2A + cosec2A = X, then the value of X is

a) tan2A cot2A

b) sinA cosA

c) secA cosecA

d) sec2A cosec2A

Question 62 - The effective annual rate of interest corresponding to a nominal rate of 15% per annum payable half-yearly is

a) 15.56 percent

b) 30 percent

c) 31.13 percent

d) 15 percent

Question 63 - If (4x - c) - (2x + a) = 4, then the value of x is

a) 0

b) 1

c) 2

d) 3

Question 64 - 25% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code a customer wins 10% cash back. What is the effective discount?

a) 35.75 percent

b) 32.5 percent

c) 35 percent

d) 12.5 percent

Question 65 - Which of the following equations has real and distinct roots?

a) 3x2 - 6x + 2 = 0

b) 3x2 - 6x + 3 = 0

c) x2 - 8x + 16 = 0

d) 4x2 - 8x + 4 = 0

Question 66 - In a triangle the length of the side opposite the angle which measures 30° is 9 cm, what is the length of the side opposite to the angle which measures 60°?

a) 3√3 cm

b) 3/2 cm

c) 9/2 cm

d) 9√3 cm

Question 67 - For triangle ABC, what would be the equation of median AD if co-ordinates of A, B and C are (-5,d), (-4,0) and (-2,b) respectively?

a) 3x - 2y = -11

b) 3x + 2y = 7

c) 3x + 2y = -7

d) 3x - 2y = 11

Question 68 - A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a gain of 37% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 25%. If the customer pays Rs 2,620.125, what had it cost the wholesaler?

a) Rs 2550

b) Rs 2692

c) Rs 3327

d) Rs 2408

Question 69 - The ratio of present ages of Rasika and Shami is 7:5. After 17 years the ratio of their ages will be 12:11. What is Rasika's present age?

a) 5

b) 80

c) 16

d) 7

Question 70 - If tanA + tanB = X, then the value of X is

a) (tanA - tanB)/(1 + tanAtanB)

b) (tanA + tanB)/(1 - tanAtanB)

c) (tanA + tanB)/(1 + tanAtanB)

d) (tanA - tanB)/(1 - tanAtanB)

Question 71 - The distance between the points (7,7) and (k,-5) is 13. Find k?

a) -2

b) 4

c) -4

d) 2

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

 

Boys

Girls

Medical

25

80

Engineering

75

20

What percent students who chose Engineering are girls?

a) 21.05

b) 10

c) 20

d) 26.67

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

 

Cumulative production

January

390

February

1000

March

1540

April

2060

May

2580

June

2870

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

a) 810

b) 1040

c) 1060

d) 4640

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

Day of the week

Distance jogged (in kms)

Monday

4

Tuesday

5

Wednesday

4

Thursday

1.5

Friday

4.5

Saturday

5

Sunday

2.5

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

a) 2070 calories

b) 2170 calories

c) 2120 calories

d) 2020 calories

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

Items

Yearly Expense in Rs lakhs

Raw Materials

11

Labour

3

Rent

4

Interest

6

Taxes

4

Rent and Taxes are what percent of total expenses?

a) 21.32 percent

b) 28.57 percent

c) 14.07 percent

d) 35.82 percent

Question 76 - 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'.

Please put on a note(A)/declaring that (B)/Monday will be a holiday.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 77 - Select the antonym of

veteran

 a) youthful

b) pliable

c) expert

d) amateur

Question 78 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To make a long story short

a) A very long boring narrative

b) One should always communicate with fewer words wherever possible

c) Used to end an account of events quickly

d) When you want the complete details and not just the summary

Question 79 - Select the synonym of

incursion

a) hurt

b) retreat

c) aggression

d) cut

Question 80 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To steal someone's thunder

a) To share the secret of a person just before that person was supposed to receive praise

b) To defuse the ego of an egoistic person

c) To plagiarize work done by others

d) To do a job before another person can do it and take away the credit

Question 81 - 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'.

We are pleased that(A)/our daughter is married with(B)/such a nice man.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

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

Thus,

P-a developing economy also needs

Q-to have some notion of external balance

R-at the very least,

a) RPQ

b) RQP

c) PQR

d) QPR

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.

When did Rohit return my bike?

a) When was my bike returned by Rohit?

b) When was it that Rohit returned my bike?

c) Rohit returned my bike when?

d) When did my bike come back from Rohit?

Question 84 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Both the families were invited but neither (had accepted) our invitation.

a) accepted

b) did accept

c) has accepted

d) no improvement

Question 85 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) sentreis

b) surgeons

c) sibblings

d) imolate

Question 86 - Select the synonym of

rot

a) mature

b) stagnate

c) smell

d) decay

Question 87 - Choose the antonym of

fatigue

a) restive

b) slouch

c) vigour

d) tire

Question 88 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

You are what you (have eaten).

a) will eat

b) eat

c) shall eat

d) no improvement

Question 89 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To regard with disgust and hatred.

a) tease

b) abhor

c) ridicule

d) sneer

Question 90 - In the following question, sentence given with blank is 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 investigations revealed a ______________lack of efficiency in the functioning of the airlines.

a) plain

b) obscure

c) conspicuous

d) concealed

Question 91 - In the following question, sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

In India, Hindi is the most ___________ spoken language.

a) profusely

b) richly

c) deeply

d) widely

Question 92 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) wrapping

b) bargundy

c) streses

d) stenchhes

Question 93 - 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 coach said, "Bravo! Puneet, you have done well."

a) The coach applauded Puneet saying that he had done well.

b) The coach said to Puneet Bravo, he had done well.

c) The coach congratulated Puneet, saying he did well.

d) The coach said to Puneet, that he did well.

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

Gone are the days

P-about foreign trade and payments

Q-and not really worried

R-when we could think of ourselves as a closed economy

a) QRP

b) RQP

c) PRQ

d) PQR

Question 95 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

unable to be destroyed or removed.

a) ineradicable

b) habit

c) worn

d) fixed

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come __________ him only in crime fiction. ____________ elusive is 'good policing', an idea ___________ even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly _____________ for an imperfect policeman and ________ inadequate system.

You come __________ him only in crime fiction.

a) over

b) cross

c) across

d) to

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come __________ him only in crime fiction. ____________ elusive is 'good policing', an idea ___________ even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly _____________ for an imperfect policeman and ________ inadequate system.

____________ elusive is 'good policing',

a) Fairly

b) Justly

c) Equally

d) Uniformly

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come __________ him only in crime fiction. ____________ elusive is 'good policing', an idea ___________ even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly _____________ for an imperfect policeman and ________ inadequate system.

an idea ___________ even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found

a) that

b) which

c) whom

d) who

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come __________ him only in crime fiction. ____________ elusive is 'good policing', an idea ___________ even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly _____________ for an imperfect policeman and ________ inadequate system.

to reluctantly _____________ for an imperfect policeman

a) decide

b) pay

c) adjust

d) settle

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come __________ him only in crime fiction. ____________ elusive is 'good policing', an idea ___________ even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly _____________ for an imperfect policeman and ________ inadequate system.

________ inadequate system.

a) a

b) an

c) this

d) our

Answer Key

1

c

21

a

41

b

61

d

81

b

2

d

22

a

42

c

62

a

82

b

3

a

23

a

43

c

63

c

83

a

4

b

24

c

44

a

64

b

84

a

5

d

25

b

45

c

65

a

85

b

6

a

26

b

46

b

66

d

86

d

7

d

27

b

47

a

67

c

87

c

8

c

28

a

48

c

68

a

88

b

9

a

29

b

49

a

69

d

89

b

10

c

30

d

50

d

70

b

90

c

11

d

31

b

51

d

71

d

91

d

12

c

32

b

52

c

72

a

92

a

13

c

33

b

53

a

73

c

93

a

14

d

34

b

54

a

74

c

94

b

15

c

35

d

55

b

75

b

95

a

16

d

36

b

56

a

76

a

96

c

17

d

37

d

57

a

77

d

97

c

18

a

38

c

58

a

78

c

98

a

19

a

39

b

59

b

79

c

99

d

20

c

40

a

60

d

80

d

100

b

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