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

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In this article, we are sharing all 100 questions with answers asked in SSC CHSL 2016. This examination was held on 16thJan, 2017 in the Evening 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.

Goal : Football : : Basket : ?

a) Polo

b) Cricket

c) Volleyball

d) Basketball

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

OFFICIAL : QHHKEKCN : : LANGUAGE : ?

a) NCPWICIG

b) NCPIWCIG

c) NCPIWICG

d) NCPIWCGI

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

SPINSTER : ROHMRSDQ : : SEMESTER : ?

a) RDDLRSDQ

b) RDLDSRDQ

c) RDLDRSDQ

d) RDLDRDSQ

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

12 : 72 : : 13 : ?

a) 31

b) 84

c) 100

d) 78

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

a) Washington

b) New York

c) Las Vegas

d) Sydney

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

a) WZ

b) FG

c) UX

d) OR

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

a) 2378

b) 9122

c) 1517

d) 2345

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

a) 56

b) 72

c) 90

d) 64

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

? , Hexane, Heptane, Octane

a) Pentane

b) Benzene

c) Nonane

d) Methane

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

EFGHI, LMNO, RST, WX, ?

a) A

b) D

c) B

d) E

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

TU, DE, NO, ?

a) PQ

b) FG

c) XY

d) VW

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

? , 9, 19, 39, 79

a) 4

b) 9

c) 7

d) 6

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) No women can vote.

(II) Some women are politicians.

Conclusions:

(I) Male politicians can vote.

(II) Some politicians can vote.

a) Conclusion I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Neither I nor II follows

d) Both I and II follows

Question 14 - There are five friends I, J, K, L and M. K's income is more than L's income but lesser than M's income. J's income is the least. I's income is lesser than K's income. Whose income is the maximum?

a) L

b) I

c) K

d) M

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

i. Examination

ii. Explicit

iii. Expenditure

iv. Experience

a) i, iv, iii, ii

b) i, ii, iii, iv

c) i, iv, ii, iii

d) i, iii, iv, ii

Question 16 - In a certain code language, "NUMBER" is written as "156897" and "BARREN" is written as "847791". How is "RUBBER" written in that code language?

a) 759597

b) 758897

c) 795957

d) 795579

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

6

8

12

7

9

14

85

145

?

 

a) 175

b) 450

c) 340

d) 740

Question 18 - If "K" means "subtracted from", "L" means "divided by", "M" means "added to" and "D" means "multiplied by", then 96 L 4 K 6 M 11 D 9= ?

a) 117

b) 125

c) 120

d) 145

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

CD_E_DD_CD_E

a) CDCD

b) DCCC

c) DCED

d) DDDC

Question 20 - Gurpreet is facing towards south. She turns right and walks 35m, then turns right again and walks 40m more. Finally, she turns left and walks 30m. Which direction is she 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-ll 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, can be represented by 68, 10 etc. and 'R' can be represented by 34, 22 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word 'PRiME’.

Matrix – I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

I

P

I

M

R

1

D

I

W

R

W

2

S

H

R

B

E

3

P

R

E

P

R

4

R

E

P

C

F

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

A

E

Z

A

Z

6

M

G

A

D

Y

7

K

A

X

G

M

8

A

B

C

A

W

9

P

V

M

H

N

 

a) 42, 31, 20, 79, 57

b) 33, 34, 11, 97, 56

c) 95, 13, 02, 14, 23

d) 30, 22, 00, 65, 99

Question 22 - Sandeep has a brother named Ankur. Sandeep is the son of Kishan. Baljor is Kishan's father. How is Ankur related to Baljor?

a) Grandson

b) Brother

c) Son

d) Grandfather

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.

Graduates, Doctors, Professors

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 - Which of the following errors are identified by the compiler?

a) Logical Errors

b) Hardware Errors

c) Language Errors

d) Image Errors

Question 27 - Who invented Helicopter?

a) Copernicus

b) Sikorsky

c) Cockrell

d) Drinker

Question 28 - The disease Beri Beri is caused due to the deficiency of which of the following?

a) Vitamin B2

b) Vitamin B1

c) Vitamin B12

d) Vitamin E

Question 29 - Chlorophyll was first isolated and named by

a) Caventou

b) Pelletier

c) Chlorophyll

d) Caventou and Pelletier

Question 30 - Which of the following organisms does not fit into the Cell Theory?

a) Bacteria

b) Virus

c) Fungi

d) Plants

Question 31 - Which among the following is not a characteristic of transition metals?

a) Tendency to gain electrons

b) Low electronegativity

c) Low ionization energy

d) Malleability

Question 32 - Ethylene is a ______ molecule.

a) polar

b) ionic

c) covalent

d) nonpolar

Question 33 - Gateway of India was built by

a) Frank Lloyd Wright

b) George Wittet

c) Frank Gehry

d) Zaha Hadid

Question 34 - Where was Pablo Picasso from?

a) Spain

b) Italy

c) France

d) Great Briton

Question 35 - If the fixed costs of a factory producing candles is Rs 20,000, selling price is Rs 30 per dozen candles and variable cost is Rs 1.5 per candle, what is the break-even quantity?

a) 20000

b) 10000

c) 15000

d) 12000

Question 36 - The demand curve facing a perfectly competitive firm is

a) downward sloping

b) perfectly inelastic

c) a concave curve

d) perfectly elastic

Question 37 - If water smells bad, then that odour can be removed by adding

a) alum

b) bleach

c) activated carbon

d) deactivated nitrogen

Question 38 - Nagarhole National Park is part of the ____________ Biosphere Reserve.

a) Aravalli

b) Vindhya

c) Satpura

d) Nilgiri

Question 39 - Where is the Film and Television Institute of India located?

a) Ahmedabad

b) Mysore

c) Mumbai

d) Pune

Question 40 - What is the mean temperature of Earth?

a) 6 degree Celsius

b) 16 degree Celsius

c) 26 degree Celsius

d) 36 degree Celsius

Question 41 - Raipur is the capital of which Indian State?

a) Jharkhand

b) Goa

c) Himachal Pradesh

d) Chattisgarh

Question 42 - Where was Mahatma Gandhi born?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Assam

c) Rajasthan

d) Gujarat

Question 43 - Bahadur Shah (First) was born in the year _____.

a) 1543

b) 1643

c) 1743

d) 1843

Question 44 - Who was the first American to win Nobel peace prize?

a) Abraham Lincoln

b) George Bush Sr

c) Theodore Roosevelt

d) Franklin Roosevelt

Question 45 - Acceleration is

a) Inversely proportional to force

b) Inversely proportional to mass

c) Directly proportional to mass

d) Directly proportional to force

Question 46 - If ice floating on water in a vessel melts, the water level in the vessel _______.

a) increases

b) does not change

c) first increases before decreasing

d) decreases

Question 47 - The constitution of India was framed by:

a) Planning Commission

b) Constituent Assembly

c) President

d) Working Committee

Question 48 - What is the minimum age to qualify for Lok Sabha Elections?

a) 25 years

b) 30 years

c) 21 years

d) 18 years

Question 49 - First Indian to score a triple century in Test Cricket

a) Sachin Tendulkar

b) Virendra Sehwag

c) Sourav Ganguly

d) MS Dhoni

Question 50 - Who is the author of "Interpreter of Maladies"?

a) Jhumpa Lahiri

b) Amish Tripathi

c) Ravinder Singh

d) Salman Rushdie

Question 51 - A thief is stopped by a policeman from a distance of 400 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 policeman as 9 km/h, how far the thief would have run, before he is over -taken by the policeman?

a) 400 metres

b) 600 metres

c) 500 metres

d) 300 metres

Question 52 - If 2x- 3(4-2x) < 4x - 5 < 4x + 2x/3, then x can take which of the following values?

a) 2

b) 8

c) 0

d) -8

Question 53 - If 1/(tanA + cotA) = x, then value of x is

a) cosAsinA

b) cos²Asin²A

c) cosecAsecA

d) cosec2Asec2A

Question 54 - At least two pairs of consecutive angles are congruent in a _____.

a) Parallelogram

b) Isosceles trapezium

c) Rhombus

d) Kite

Question 55 - An engineering student has to secure 25% marks to pass. He gets 47 and fails by 43 marks. What are the maximum marks of the examination?

a) 385 marks

b) 410 marks

c) 360 marks

d) 435 marks

Question 56 - P(4,b) and R(-2,0) are vertices of a rhombus PQRS. What is the equation of diagonal QS.

a) x - 3y = -2

b) 3x + y = 4

c) 3x + y = -4

d) x - 3y = 2

Question 57 - If a – b = 11 and ab = 24, then value of a2 + b2 is

a) 169

b) 37

c) 73

d) 48

Question 58 - There is 40% increase in an amount in 8 years at simple interest. What will be the compound interest (in rupees) of Rs 30000 after 2 years at the same rate?

a) 6150

b) 7687.5

c) 4612.5

d) 3075

Question 59 - What is the measure of central angle of the arc whose length is 11 cm and radius of the circle is 14 cm?

a) 45°

b) 60°

c) 75°

d) 90°

Question 60 - If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 960 which is marked as Rs 1200, then what is the discount he is offering?

a) 25 percent

b) 12 percent

c) 20 percent

d) 28 percent

Question 61 - The simplified form of (x + c)2 + (x - a)2 is

a) (x2 + 2x + 5)

b) 2(x2 + 2x + 5)

c) (x2 - 2x + 5)

d) 2(x2 - 2x + 5)

Question 62 - The sum of all prime numbers between 58 and 68 is

a) 179

b) 178

c) 187

d) 183

Question 63 - A cylindrical vessel of height 5 cm and radius 4 cm is completely filled with sand. When this sand is poured out it forms a right circular cone of radius 6 cm. What will be the height of this cone? (Take π = 22/7)

a) 6.67 cm

b) 2.22 cm

c) 3.33 cm

d) 1.67 cm

Question 64 - When a discount of 20% is given on a sweater, the profit is 28%. If the discount is 14%, then the profit is

a) 42 percent

b) 46.4 percent

c) 33.2 percent

d) 37.6 percent

Question 65 - Point P is the midpoint of segment AB. Co-ordinates of point P are (2,1) and point A are (11,5). Co-ordinates of point B are

a) (-7,-3)

b) (6.5,3)

c) (7,3)

d) (-6.5,-3)

Question 66 - In an army selection process, the ratio of selected to unselected candidates was 4:1. If 90 less had applied and 20 less selected, the ratio of selected to unselected would have been 5:1. How many candidates had applied for the process?

a) 1650

b) 3300

c) 825

d) 4950

Question 67 - The average of 25 consecutive odd integers is 55. The highest of these integers is

a) 79

b) 105

c) 155

d) 109

Question 68 - 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 original number?

a) 54

b) 83

c) 38

d) 45

Question 69 - What is the value of sin(11π/6)?

a) 2/√3

b) -2/√3

c) -1/2

d) 1/2

Question 70 - Sister can bake 50 cakes in 25 hours, Sister and Mummy together can bake 75 cakes in 15 hours. How many cakes Mummy can bake in 15 hours?

a) 25

b) 45

c) 20

d) 10

Question 71 - If sinC - sinD = x, then value of x is

a) 2sin[(C+D)/2]cos[(C-D)/2]

b) 2cos[(C+D)/2]cos[(C-D)/2]

c) 2cos[(C+D)/2]sin[(C-D)/2]

d) 2sin[(C+D)/2]sin[(D-C)/2]

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

 

Boys

Girls

Medical

35

60

Engineering

40

40

What percent student who chose Engineering are girls?

a) 40

b) 22.86

c) 50

d) 100

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

 

Cumulative production

January

480

February

1050

March

1630

April

1970

May

2670

June

3330

The polygon shows cumulative production of cars manufactured in the month starting from January. How many cars were manufactured in the months of April and May?

a) 1040

b) 1360

c) 920

d) 4640

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

Day of the week

Distance jogged (in kms)

Monday

2.5

Tuesday

4

Wednesday

2.5

Thursday

3.5

Friday

0.5

Saturday

2.5

Sunday

1.5

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

a) 1410 calories

b) 1360 calories

c) 1310 calories

d) 1260 calories

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

Items

Yearly Expense in Rs lakhs

Raw Materials

12

Labour

6

Rent

3

Interest

4

Taxes

3

Raw Matrerials and Interest are what percent of total expenses?

a) 49.89 percent

b) 42.64 percent

c) 64.39 percent

d) 57.14 percent

Question 76 - 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 ________ to return by the 3rd of the month.

a) strategize

b) program

c) plan

d) project

Question 77 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Einstein was one (of the wisest men) that ever lived.

a) of the wisest man

b) wise man

c) wisest man

d) no improvement

Question 78 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) oxidieser

b) thespian

c) aproval

d) secreetes

Question 79 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To sweep over something so as to surround it completely.

a) engulf

b) imbibe

c) drown

d) plunge

Question 80 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Venezuelans (were being) deprived of food and medicines for the past year.

a) were

b) are

c) have been

d) no improvement

Question 81 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Turn a blind eye

a) Not able to see the obvious truth

b) Hide the ugly truth from someone

c) Pretend not to notice

d) Stay away from bad habits

Question 82 - 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 girl in the red dress said to me, "Where is the film studio?"

a) The girl in the red dress inquired me, where the film studio is.

b) The girl in the red dress asked me, where is the film studio.

c) The girl in the red dress asked me, where the film studio is.

d) The girl in the red dress asked me, where the film studio was.

Question 83 - Select the synonym of

sheath

a) weapon

b) hide

c) encourage

d) coat

Question 84 - Select the antonym of

primed

a) fit

b) able

c) unready

d) prepped

Question 85 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

Aggregate levels of under nutrition in India

P-remain shockingly high, despite the impressive

Q-stunting in the last decade

R-reduction in

a) PRQ

b) QPR

c) RPQ

d) QRP

Question 86 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

I had to stop all my work to complete this project.

a) All other work had to be stopped to complete this project by me.

b) For completing this project all other work must be stopped.

c) For completing this project I had to stop all my work.

d) To complete this project all other work had been stopped by me.

Question 87 - Select the antonym of

pilferer

a) sniper

b) punk

c) lifter

d) police

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

To take someone somewhere suddenly and quickly

a) rush

b) whisk

c) fly

d) flit

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

Imagine the government

P-were an investor,

Q-trying to maximize India's long-run

R-economic growth

a) PRQ

b) PQR

c) QRP

d) RPQ

Question 90 - Select the synonym of

genre

a) celebrity

b) common man

c) category

d) pleasant

Question 91 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Up a blind alley

a) hiding something intentionally from another person

b) not warning a person who is in danger

c) one can enjoy thrills only if one takes risk

d) following a course of action that is certain to lead to an undesirable outcome

Question 92 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) tapestry

b) emannates

c) insissted

d) coalese

Question 93 - 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.

His success is worthy of ______________.

a) copying

b) aping

c) simulation

d) emulation

Question 94 - 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'.

My younger sister (A)/is much smarter(B)/then me.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 95 - 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'.

Those sort of people (A)/are always nice(B)/to you on your face.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

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.

____________ so long ago, virtually everyone seemed _____________ that a sizeable majority of British voters ____________ reaffirm their faith and confidence in a united Europe. Unfortunately, what was considered to be a remote possibility has actually become a very ____________ reality. A small majority of voters ____________ to take Britain out of the European Union (EU) in the referendum held on June 23.

____________ so long ago,

Options:

a) Not

b) Far

c) So

d) Nor

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.

____________ so long ago, virtually everyone seemed _____________ that a sizeable majority of British voters ____________ reaffirm their faith and confidence in a united Europe. Unfortunately, what was considered to be a remote possibility has actually become a very ____________ reality. A small majority of voters ____________ to take Britain out of the European Union (EU) in the referendum held on June 23.

virtually everyone seemed ____________

a) satisfied

b) positive

c) presumptuous

d) confident

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.

____________ so long ago, virtually everyone seemed _____________ that a sizeable majority of British voters ____________ reaffirm their faith and confidence in a united Europe. Unfortunately, what was considered to be a remote possibility has actually become a very ____________ reality. A small majority of voters ____________ to take Britain out of the European Union (EU) in the referendum held on June 23.

a sizeable majority of British voters ____________ reaffirm

a) would

b) will

c) should

d) surely

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.

____________ so long ago, virtually everyone seemed _____________ that a sizeable majority of British voters ____________ reaffirm their faith and confidence in a united Europe. Unfortunately, what was considered to be a remote possibility has actually become a very ____________ reality. A small majority of voters ____________ to take Britain out of the European Union (EU) in the referendum held on June 23.

a remote possibility has actually become a very ____________ reality.

a) ominous

b) grim

c) dire

d) haunting

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.

____________ so long ago, virtually everyone seemed _____________ that a sizeable majority of British voters ____________ reaffirm their faith and confidence in a united Europe. Unfortunately, what was considered to be a remote possibility has actually become a very ____________ reality. A small majority of voters ____________ to take Britain out of the European Union (EU) in the referendum held on June 23.

A small majority of voters ____________ to take Britain out

a) had opted

b) will opt

c) have opted

d) has opted

Answer Key

1

d

21

b

41

d

61

b

81

c

2

b

22

a

42

d

62

c

82

d

3

c

23

c

43

b

63

a

83

d

4

d

24

a

44

c

64

d

84

c

5

d

25

b

45

d

65

a

85

a

6

b

26

a

46

b

66

a

86

d

7

a

27

b

47

b

67

a

87

d

8

d

28

b

48

a

68

c

88

b

9

a

29

d

49

b

69

c

89

b

10

a

30

b

50

a

70

b

90

c

11

c

31

a

51

c

71

c

91

d

12

a

32

d

52

c

72

c

92

a

13

c

33

b

53

a

73

a

93

d

14

d

34

a

54

b

74

b

94

c

15

d

35

a

55

c

75

d

95

d

16

b

36

b

56

b

76

c

96

d

17

c

37

c

57

a

77

d

97

d

18

a

38

d

58

d

78

b

98

c

19

c

39

d

59

a

79

a

99

a

20

c

40

b

60

c

80

c

100

b

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