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

In the following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 16thJan, 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 is going to commence very soon. So, start your preparation from to date onwards.

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In the following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 16thJan, 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.

Sachin Tendulkar : Cricket : : Roger Federer : ?

a) Lawn Tennis

b) Football

c) Basket Ball

d) Volley Ball

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

TC : EV : : NS : ?

a) QT

b) LK

c) PU

d) UP

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

DR : KK : : LN : ?

a) QH

b) SH

c) SG

d) GR

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

5 : 100 : : 6 : ?

a) 180

b) 150

c) 160

d) 170

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

a) Dhanraj Pillay

b) Pankaj Advani

c) Dhyan Chand

d) Sardara Singh

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

a) LJH

b) XUS

c) VTR

d) FDB

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

a) 153

b) 261

c) 104

d) 108

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

a) 243

b) 687

c) 978

d) 456

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

Matriculation, Intermediate, Graduate, ?

a) Postgraduate

b) Doctorate

c) Diploma

d) Philosophy

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

AK, DQ, GV, JZ, ?

a) NY

b) MC

c) MY

d) NZ

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

SQ, R, XV, W, IK, ?

a) J

b) L

c) M

d) O

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

19, 29, 40, 44, ?

a) 50

b) 52

c) 54

d) 48

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) Men are sinners.

(II) Saints are men.

Conclusions:

(I) Saints are sinners.

(II) Sinners are saints.

a) Conclusion I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Neither I nor II follows

d) Both I and II follows

Question 14 If 27th February 2011 was Sunday, then 1st March 2012 will be what day of the week?

a) Thursday

b) Friday

c) Sunday

d) Monday

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

i. Accuse

ii. Accustom

iii. Accumulation

iv. Accompany

a) iii, iv, i, ii

b) iv, iii, i, ii

c) ii, iii, i, iv

d) iv, iii, ii, i

Question 16 In a certain code language, "CERTAIN" is written as "DFSTBJO". How is "CRICKET" written in that code language?

a) DSJBLFU

b) DSJDLFU

c) DSJCLFU

d) DSJCLFV

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

7

6

5

2

3

3

98

?

75

a) 108

b) 216

c) 144

d) 288

Question 18 If "$" means "addition", "@" means "division", "#" means "multiplication" and "%" means "subtraction", then 84 @ 12 # 3 $ 24 % 35 = ?

a) 9

b) 8

c) 10

d) 6

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

M_P_M_R_PM_PM_RR_P

a) RMPPRMP

b) RRMPPMP

c) RMRPRMP

d) MRMPRMP

Question 20 A compass is incorrectly aligned. For the direction of west, it is showing southwest. Which direction will it show for north?

a) East

b) Northwest

c) Northeast

d) Southeast

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, 'F’ can be represented by 32, 42 etc. and 'M’ can be represented by 88, 68 etc. similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘MOVE’.

Matrix – I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

I

N

U

H

E

1

U

I

E

L

L

2

V

G

I

N

E

3

V

W

F

I

U

4

V

V

F

N

E

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

I

S

D

R

O

6

O

I

I

M

S

7

O

S

G

I

O

8

D

M

T

M

I

9

S

D

D

M

S

a) 98, 59, 42, 44

b) 86, 79, 40, 43

c) 88, 65, 20, 24

d) 68, 75, 30, 13

Question 22 Neha's is the only girl of her father and her father is the fatherinlaw of Pranav's brother. Pranav is Rajeev's nephew. How is Rajeev related to Neha?

a) Father-in-law

b) Daughter-in-law

c) Uncle

d) Brother

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.

Cricketer, Footballer, Indian

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 Processed data is known as

a) Data

b) Information

c) Knowledge

d) Analysis

Question 27 Who invented logarithms?

a) Eden Snowden

b) Larry Page

c) Thomas Edison

d) John Napier

Question 28 The largest gland of the human body is

a) Pancreas

b) Thyroid

c) Large Intestine

d) Liver

Question 29 Photosynthesis in plants takes place in

a) Stem

b) Leaves

c) Roots

d) Flower

Question 30 Insects that transmit diseases are known as

a) Pathogens

b) Vectors

c) Drones

d) Scalars

Question 31 _________ gets converted to phosgene, when exposed to sunlight.

a) Chloroform

b) Acetone

c) Benzene

d) Propylene

Question 32 Who discovered benzene?

a) Hal Anger

b) Michael Faraday

c) Bruce Ames

d) Nicolas Appert

Question 33 Who built Gateway of India?

a) Guru Ramdas

b) Maharaja Pratap Singh

c) Rabindra Nath Tagore

d) British Govt

Question 34 Bhangra is a folk dance of

a) Arunachal Pradesh

b) Punjab

c) Assam

d) Nagaland

Question 35 If the break-even quantity for a factory whose variable cost of manufacturing a cell is Rs. 15 and selling price is Rs. 24 is 2,400 units, find the fixed cost of the factory?

a) Rs. 21600

b) Rs. 36000

c) Rs. 57600

d) Rs. 14400

Question 36 At the equilibrium price

a) quantity demanded is equal to quantity supplied

b) quantity demanded is greater than quantity supplied

c) elasticity of demand equals elasticity of supply

d) price elasticity of demand is unity

Question 37 Which of the following gases emitted from automobile exhaust is poisonous?

a) Carbon monoxide

b) Carbon dioxide

c) Hydrocarbons

d) Sulphur dioxide

Question 38 Molybdenite is an ore/mineral of

a) Molybdenum

b) Nickel

c) Silver

d) Tin

Question 39 Which state has decided to recruit transgender people as jail wardens?

a) Uttarakhand

b) Tamil Nadu

c) Kerala

d) Odisha

Question 40 What are Equinox days?

a) When day is smaller than night

b) When day is the longest in the year

c) When day is greater than night

d) When day and night are equal

Question 41 Which is the largest Union Territory of India?

a) Goa

b) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

c) Puducherry

d) Chandigarh

Question 42 Mahatma Gandhi was born in which year?

a) 1869

b) 1879

c) 1889

d) 1899

Question 43 Jahangir was born in the year

a) 1569

b) 1669

c) 1769

d) 1869

Question 44 Who won the Bharat Ratna on his 100th birthday?

a) Acharya Vinobha bhave

b) JRD Tata

c) D.K. Karve

d) Zakir Hussain

Question 45 Physical quantities, which have _______ only and no _______ are called scalar quantities.

a) direction, magnitude

b) magnitude, direction

c) speed, velocity

d) velocity, speed

Question 46 Sudden fall in the barometric reading is an indication of _______.

a) Storm

b) Scorching heat

c) Rain

d) Clear weather

Question 47 The Rajya Sabha members are elected for a term of _____ years.

a) 15

b) 12

c) 9

d) 6

Question 48 The National Anthem was adopted by the Constituent Assembly in

a) 24th May 1949

b) 24th November 1949

c) 24th January 1950

d) 24th June 1950

Question 49 Who won the National Snooker Championship 2016?

a) Manan Chandra

b) Mahesh Yadav

c) Aditya Mehta

d) Pankaj Advani

Question 50 Who is the author of 'Train to Pakistan'?

a) Jhumpa Lahiri

b) Amish Tripathi

c) Ravinder Singh

d) Khushwant Singh

Question 51 All sides are congruent in a _____.

a) Rectangle

b) Parallelogram

c) Rhombus

d) Kite

Question 52 P and Q can complete a task in 50 and 20 days respectively. In how many days can they complete 70% of the task if they work together?

a) 20 days

b) 30 days

c) 40 days

d) 10 days

Question 53 A dishonest milkman buys milk at Rs 24 per litre and adds 1/3 of water to it and sells the mixture at Rs 32 per litre. What is his gain?

a) 33.33 percent

b) 50 Percent

c) 77.78 percent

d) 66.67 percent

Question 54 A bank offers 15% compound interest per half year. A customer deposits Rs 7200 each on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of the year, the amount he would have gained by means of interest is

a) Rs 6803

b) Rs 3402

c) Rs 1701

d) Rs 850

Question 55 What is the measure of the central angle of the sector whose area is 462 sq cm and radius of the circle is 21 cm?

a) 90°

b) 60°

c) 30°

d) 120°

Question 56 √[(1 - sinA)/(1 + sinA)] is equal to?

a) secA - tanA

b) cosecA - cotA

c) secA + tanA

d) cosecA + cotA

Question 57 What is the value of (4a2 + 8b + 14c + b)/2 ?

a) 2a2 + 4b + 7c + 1

b) a2 + 4b + 7c + 1

c) 2a2 + 4b + 7c + 2

d) a2 + 4b + 7c + 2

Question 58 Coefficient of x2 in (x + 9)(6 4x) is

a) 54

b) 4

c) 30

d) 4

Question 59 If the number 247_679 is completely divisible by 9, then the smallest whole number in the place of the blank digit will be

a) 2

b) 7

c) 1

d) 5

Question 60 What are the 2 natural numbers, sum of whose squares is 52?

a) 2, 7

b) 3, 5

c) 4, 6

d) 5, 6

Question 61 What is the value of cot 5π/3?

a) 1/√3

b) 1/√3

c) √3

d) √3

Question 62 If sin3A = x, then value of x is

a) 3sinA + 4sin3A

b) 4sin3A - 3sinA

c) 4sin3A + sinA

d) 3sinA - 4sin3A

Question 63 If 7x + 6y = 5xy and 10x - 4y = 4xy, then value of x and y is

a) 3, 2

b) 2, 3

c) 4, 2

d) 5, 6

Question 64 If the selling price is Rs 728 after getting a discount of 9%, what was the marked price?

a) Rs 793.52

b) Rs 800

c) Rs 662.48

d) Rs 667

Question 65 The crosssection of a canal is in the shape of an isosceles trapezium which is 3 m wide at the bottom and 5 m wide at the top. If the depth of the canal is 2 m and it is 110 m long, what is the maximum capacity of this canal? (Take π = 22/7)

a) 1760 cubic metres

b) 1650 cubic metres

c) 1056 cubic metres

d) 880 cubic metres

Question 66 Two numbers are 30% and 37% 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) 10 percent

b) 7 percent

c) 11.11 percent

d) 18.92 percent

Question 67 Two cars travel from city A to city B at a speed of 24 and 32 km/hr respectively. If one car takes 2.5 hours lesser time than the other car for the journey, then the distance between City A and City B is

a) 288 km

b) 360 km

c) 240 km

d) 192 km

Question 68 The ratio of present ages of Rangana and Sayed is 7:5. After 11 years the ratio of their ages will be 4:3. What is Rangana's present age?

a) 55

b) 77

c) 70

d) 96

Question 69 A factory buys 10 machines. 2 Machine-A, 3 Machine-B and rest Machine-C. Prices of the machines are Rs 95000, Rs 60000 and Rs 50000 respectively. What is the average cost of these machines?

a) 62000

b) 68333

c) 74666

d) 60500

Question 70 A line cuts the x-axis at the point (3,0) and the y-axis at the point (0,6). What is the equation of the line?

a) x = 2y + 6

b) y = 2x - 6

c) x = 2y - 6

d) y = 2x + 6

Question 71 The point Q(a,b) is first reflected in y-axis to Q1 and Q1 is reflected in x-axis to (-6,b). The co-ordinates of point Q are

a) (-6, -2)

b) (2, -6)

c) (6, -2)

d) (-2, 6)

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

Division / Standard

Boys

Girls

Division A / Standard 5

25

40

Division B / Standard 5

30

40

Division C / Standard 5

30

20

Division A / Standard 6

20

30

Division B / Standard 6

40

20

Division C / Standard 6

30

20

What is the ratio of boys to girls?

a) 35 : 34

b) 34 : 35

c) 37 : 36

d) 36 : 37

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

Marks

Number of students

40 and above

30

30 and above

43

20 and above

60

10 and above

70

0 and above

85

How many students have scored marks 20 or more but less than 40?

a) 43

b) 60

c) 30

d) 103

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

Year

GDP growth rate for the year (in %)

2011

-6

2012

-6

2013

6

2014

8

2015

-4

If the GDP of the country was $3 trillion at the end of 2011, what was it at the beginning of 2013?

a) $3.18 trillion

b) $4.60 trillion

c) $3 trillion

d) $2.82 trillion

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

Subjects

Mark scored

English

45

Hindi

65

Math

30

Science

45

Arts

35

Five points are to be deducted from the students average of marks scored because of poor attendance. what will be the students net average marks scored?

a) 39

b) 34

c) 29

d) 44

Question 76 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) splintted

b) goudiest

c) gibbered

d) gleening

Question 77 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) toxicety

b) mamalia

c) collumned

d) notation

Question 78 Select the antonym of

abominable

a) attractive

b) gross

c) grim

d) lousy

Question 79 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 to her, "I will do it now or never."

a) I informed her that I would do it that moment or never.

b) I told her I would do it then or never.

c) I told her that I would not do it then or ever.

d) I told her that I would do it then or never.

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

Smell a rat

a) To sense that events will not be in one's favour

b) To begin to suspect trickery or deception

c) To be forewarned of danger to oneself

d) To prevent calamity by chance

Question 81 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

An engineer building a bridge

P-find easy to comprehend

Q-picks the best plan

R-and not the one that motorists

a) RQP

b) RPQ

c) PRQ

d) QRP

Question 82 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.

You may try but she is too ______________ to fall for your trick.

a) brilliant

b) intelligent

c) genius

d) witty

Question 83 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

The tendency to recur at intervals.

a) rotation

b) wheel

c) sequence

d) periodicity

Question 84 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.

As the improvement in his situation was ______________, the doctor did not discharge him.

a) marginal

b) tiny

c) microscopic

d) negated

Question 85 Select the synonym of

aground

a) stranded

b) higher

c) afloat

d) buoyant

Question 86 Select the antonym of

flog

a) whop

b) compliment

c) flay

d) flax

Question 87 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase A dramatic entertainment, in which performers express through gestures

a) mimicry

b) ham

c) pantomime

d) depiction

Question 88 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.

My father is going to build a six bedroom bungalow.

a) A six bedroom bungalow was going to be built by my father.

b) My father will have built a bungalow which will have six bedrooms.

c) A bungalow of six bedrooms will have been built by my father.

d) A six bedroom bungalow is going to be built by my father.

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

To begin with,

P-is not that they are 'unsmart'

Q-the problem with Indian cities

R-but that they are dysfunctional

a) RPQ

b) QRP

c) QPR

d) PRQ

Question 90 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

My patients (were waited) for me since morning.

a) wait

b) had been waited

c) have been waiting

d) no improvement

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

Sixth sense

a) An intuitive power of perception

b) A strong power of sense

c) An ability to perceive when something will go wrong

d) The false feeling that you know the truth

Question 92 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'.

There is no question(A)/of me failing(B)/ in the examination.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 93 Select the synonym of

decree

a) certificate

b) Law

c) title

d) award

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'.

One should respect(A)/religious beliefs of others,(B)/as much as his owns.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 95 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

He is an atheist (yet) he goes to the church every Sunday.

a) because

b) and

c) however

d) no improvement

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.

_____________ nearly eight decades, the women's movement __________ and debated the desirability and feasibility of a Uniform Civil Code, and has ended up ___________ a simple question — what is the value of uniformity? Is it for the "integrity of the nation" that uniformity in laws is required, as some judicial pronouncements ___________? If so, who exactly is the beneficiary? Which sections of people benefit from "integrity of the nation", that abstract entity which is not exactly _______ the top of your mind as your husband throws you out on the street?

_____________ nearly eight decades

a) About

b) Of

c) With

d) For

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.

_____________ nearly eight decades, the women's movement __________ and debated the desirability and feasibility of a Uniform Civil Code, and has ended up ___________ a simple question — what is the value of uniformity? Is it for the "integrity of the nation" that uniformity in laws is required, as some judicial pronouncements ___________? If so, who exactly is the beneficiary? Which sections of people benefit from "integrity of the nation", that abstract entity which is not exactly _______ the top of your mind as your husband throws you out on the street?

the women's movement __________ and debated the desirability

a) discussed

b) has discussed

c) had discussed

d) had been discussing

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.

_____________ nearly eight decades, the women's movement __________ and debated the desirability and feasibility of a Uniform Civil Code, and has ended up ___________ a simple question — what is the value of uniformity? Is it for the "integrity of the nation" that uniformity in laws is required, as some judicial pronouncements ___________? If so, who exactly is the beneficiary? Which sections of people benefit from "integrity of the nation", that abstract entity which is not exactly _______ the top of your mind as your husband throws you out on the street?

and has ended up ___________ a simple question — what is the value of uniformity?

a) holding

b) positioning

c) posturing

d) posing

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.

_____________ nearly eight decades, the women's movement __________ and debated the desirability and feasibility of a Uniform Civil Code, and has ended up ___________ a simple question — what is the value of uniformity? Is it for the "integrity of the nation" that uniformity in laws is required, as some judicial pronouncements ___________? If so, who exactly is the beneficiary? Which sections of people benefit from "integrity of the nation", that abstract entity which is not exactly _______ the top of your mind as your husband throws you out on the street?

as some judicial pronouncements ___________?

a) have suggested

b) had been suggesting

c) suggests

d) suggested

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.

_____________ nearly eight decades, the women's movement __________ and debated the desirability and feasibility of a Uniform Civil Code, and has ended up ___________ a simple question — what is the value of uniformity? Is it for the "integrity of the nation" that uniformity in laws is required, as some judicial pronouncements ___________? If so, who exactly is the beneficiary? Which sections of people benefit from "integrity of the nation", that abstract entity which is not exactly _______ the top of your mind as your husband throws you out on the street?

that abstract entity which is not exactly _______ the top of your mind

a) in

b) for

c) at

d) of

Answer key

1

a

21

c

41

b

61

b

81

d

2

d

22

a

42

a

62

d

82

b

3

c

23

b

43

a

63

c

83

d

4

a

24

a

44

c

64

b

84

a

5

b

25

a

45

b

65

d

85

a

6

b

26

b

46

a

66

c

86

b

7

c

27

d

47

d

67

c

87

c

8

d

28

d

48

c

68

b

88

d

9

a

29

b

49

c

69

a

89

c

10

b

30

b

50

d

70

d

90

c

11

a

31

a

51

c

71

c

91

a

12

b

32

c

52

d

72

a

92

d

13

a

33

d

53

c

73

c

93

b

14

a

34

b

54

b

74

d

94

c

15

b

35

a

55

d

75

a

95

d

16

c

36

a

56

a

76

c

96

d

17

a

37

a

57

a

77

d

97

b

18

c

38

a

58

b

78

a

98

d

19

c

39

d

59

c

79

b

99

a

20

a

40

d

60

c

80

b

100

c

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