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SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 question paper held on 18 Jan 2017 (Morning Shift)

In the following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 18thJan, 2017 in the Morning session. Let us take a look of the asked 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 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 18thJan, 2017 in the Morning session. Let us take a look of the inquired questions-

SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam 2017: Previous year questions

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

Exactly : Precisely :: Evidently : ?

a) Happily

b) Distinctly

c) Apparently

d) Hesitatingly

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

EGIK : VTRP :: DFHJ : ?

a) WSQU

b) WSUQ

c) WUSQ

d) WUSP

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

ERASE : FSBTF :: MAGIC : ?

a) NHBJD

b) NBHGD

c) NBJHD

d) NBHJD

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

8 : 27: : 9 : ?

a) 31

b) 30

c) 17

d) 32

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

a) Armchair

b) Sofa

c) Table

d) Paperweight

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

a) JPM

b) DJG

c) BHE

d) SDA

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

a) 156

b) 200

c) 182

d) 240

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

a) 462

b) 297

c) 674

d) 891

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

Khilji dynasty, ? , Sayyid dynasty, Lodi dynasty

a) Mughal dynasty

b) Sur dynasty

c) Tughlaq dynasty

d) Slave dynasty

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

ZBJ, YCK, XDL, ?

a) VMW

b) WDM

c) WEM

d) WFM

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

AT, DR, GP, JN, ?

a) MJ

b) MN

c) MK

d) ML

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

3, 4, 12, 48, ?

a) 426

b) 576

c) 467

d) 512

Question - 13 In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

Statements:

(I) Demand of wooden furniture has gone down in an aggregate scenario.

(II) Wooden furniture has been replaced by fiber or plastic made furniture.

Conclusion:

(I) Wooden furniture needs more maintenance and it is difficult to handle.

(II) Plastic furniture is termite free and can be easily handled.

a) Only conclusion II follows

b) Conclusion I and II both follow

c) Neither I nor II follow

d) Only conclusion I follows

Question - 14 Amit's age is four times the age of Babli. Babli's age is three times the age of Priya. If the present age of Priya is 5 years, what is the present age (in years) of Amit?

a) 65

b) 45

c) 55

d) 60

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

i. Harmony

ii. Harness

iii. Honey

iv. Harangue

a) iii,ii,i,iv

b) iv,i,iii,ii

c) iv,ii,i,iii

d) iv,i,ii,iii

Question - 16 In a certain code language, "CUTE" is written as "9251" and "REST" is written as "4135". How is "RESCUE" written in that code language?

a) 413921

b) 431291

c) 423911

d) 413912

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

B

A

B

C

C

D

Y

P

?

a) E

b) D

c) J

d) H

Question - 18 If "A" means "subtraction", "B" means "division", "C" means "addition" and "D" means "multiplication", then

294 B 6 A 30 C 31 D 4 = ?

a) 16

b) 156

c) 143

d) 163

Question - 19 In the following question, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

W_YZ_X_ZW_Y_

a) ZWZXX

b) YWYYZ

c) XWYYZ

d) XWYXZ

Question - 20 Ankita travels 35 km towards the west, takes a right turn and travels 50 km more. Next, she takes another right turn and travels 35 km in that direction. How far is she now from her original position?

a) 75 km

b) 25 km

c) 50 km

d) 20 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 alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as shown in the given two matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-Il are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, for example, V can be represented by 21, 03, etc., and U can be represented by 96, 67, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word COME.

Matrix – I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

R

E

R

Y

E

1

A

C

M

Q

H

2

O

Y

L

C

P

3

E

V

A

P

C

4

M

E

C

Y

O

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

V

M

O

G

M

6

O

R

U

D

U

7

E

M

O

M

A

8

C

X

C

O

Y

9

M

U

E

S

E

a) 11,44,58, 01

b) 23,65,13, 77

c) 85,57,12,87

d) 34, 20,76,99

Question - 22 Introducing a boy, a man says, "He is the son of the brother of my grandfather's son." How is the boy related to the man?

a) Brother

b) Grandfather

c) Nephew

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 represents the relationship among the given classes.

Biosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere

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 temple is built in the form of the chariot of Surya, the Sun God with 24 wheels?

a) Soorya Narayana Temple

b) Dakshinaraka Temple

c) Surya Pahar Temple

d) Konark Sun Temple

Question - 27 Kangana Ranaut has won how many National awards?

a) 4

b) 3

c) 2

d) 1

Question - 28 Vitamin A is also known as _____.

a) Thiamine

b) Riboflavin

c) Retinol

d) Calciferol

Question - 29 Some roots, called _________________, arise from an organ other than the radicle.

a) tap roots

b) stilt roots

c) fibrous roots

d) adventitious roots

Question - 30 Spiders belong to which class of animals?

a) Arachnids

b) Aves

c) Gastropods

d) Anthozoa

Question - 31 Which of the following elements has the lowest melting point?

a) Bromine

b) Zinc

c) Lead

d) Calcium

Question - 32 Ethane gas has a slightly ______ taste.

a) sweet

b) bitter

c) sour

d) salty

Question - 33 ROM in computer science stands for?

a) Random Only Memory

b) Read Out Memory

c) Read Only Memory

d) Rotation Only Memory

Question - 34 Which among the following is not a folk dance form of Kerala?

a) Kathakali

b) Thullal

c) Kaikottikali

d) Chappeli

Question - 35 The minimum price at which I was willing to sell my old TV was Rs 37,000. I quoted Rs 50,000 while selling it, but it sold for Rs 42,000. This transaction generated _____.

a) Rs 5000 worth of consumer surplus

b) Rs 8000 worth of consumer surplus

c) Rs 5000 worth of producer surplus

d) Rs 8000 worth of producer surplus

Question - 36 __________________ is a good whose quantity demanded decreases when consumer income rises.

a) Veblen good

b) normal good

c) exclusive good

d) inferior good

Question - 37 Which of the following processes is responsible for causing rain?

a) Filtration

b) Evaporation and Condensation

c) Evaporation

d) Condensation

Question - 38 Manas National Park is in which state?

a) Orissa

b) Maharashtra

c) Assam

d) Sikkim

Question - 39 Who sang the song "Jag Ghoomeya" from the Movie Sultan?

a) Sonu Nigam

b) Shaan

c) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

d) Arijit

Question - 40 Marble is a metamorphic rock of _______.

a) Sandstone

b) Limestone

c) Granite

d) Clay

Question - 41 Which city is located on the banks of the river Chambal?

a) Ahmedabad

b) Ayodhya

c) Badrinath

d) Kota

Question - 42 The battle of Tarain was fought between Prithviraj Chauhan and _____.

a) Mahmood Gaznabi

b) Muhammad Ghori

c) Babar

d) Humayun

Question - 43 World War II started in the year?

a) 1914

b) 1919

c) 1939

d) 1945

Question - 44 ISRO built India's first satellite known as _____.

a) Aryabhata

b) Bhaskara

c) Rohini

d) Insat 1A

Question - 45 The value of acceleration due to gravity (g) at a distance of 2R from the surface of earth, where R is the radius of earth is ______.

a) g/3

b) g/4

c) g/9

d) g/2

Question - 46 The unit of which physical quantity is not pascal?

a) Moment of inertia

b) Pressure

c) Stress

d) Young's modulus

Question - 47 What is the full form of the Indian Political Party, "AITC"?

a) All India Trinamool Congress

b) All India Telugu Congress

c) All India Telugu Communist

d) All India Trinamool Communist

Question - 48 The number of parliamentary seats (Rajya Sabha) of Karnataka is _____.

a) 12

b) 16

c) 18

d) 31

Question - 49 Apurvi Chandela is related to _______.

a) Boxing

b) Archery

c) Swimming

d) Shooting

Question - 50 Who wrote the book "The Broken Wing"?

a) APJ Abdul Kalam

b) Kiran Bedi

c) Sarojini Naidu

d) Premchand

Question - 51 A factory buys 10 machines. 1 Machine-A, 4 Machine-B and rest Machine-C. Prices of the machines are Rs 90000, Rs 40000 and Rs 40000 respectively. Calculate the average cost of these machines?

a) 56666.6

b) 68333.3

c) 45000

d) 43500

Question - 52 The reciprocal of the sum of the reciprocals of 8/7 and 5/6 is:

a) 83/40

b) 42/83

c) 83/42

d) 40/83

Question - 53 If 3x – 2( 4 – 3x) < 2x – 5 < 3x + 3; then the value of x is

a) 1

b) 2

c) 5

d) 0

Question - 54 Simplify (b2x3a2z4)*(b2x4a4z3)/(a3b2z4)

a) b2x7a3z3

b) b3x7a3z3

c) b2x5a3z3

d) b2x7a3z2

Question - 55 A sum fetched a total simple interest of Rs. 9648 at the rate of 12% per year in 6 years. What is the sum?

a) Rs 16080

b) Rs 10720

c) Rs 8040

d) Rs 13400

Question - 56 A shopkeeper, sold dried apricots at the rate Rs 1,310 a kg and bears a loss of 13%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1,441 per kg, what will be the result?

a) 8.6 percent loss

b) 4.3 percent gain

c) 4.3 percent loss

d) 8.6 percent gain

Question - 57 If cos 240° = x, then value of x is

a) 1/√2

b) √3/2

c) 1/2

d) 1/2

Question - 58 3hrs after a goods train passed a station, another train travelling at a speed of 88 km/hr following that goods train passed through that station. If after passing the station the train overtakes the goods train in 8 hours. What is the speed of the goods train?

a) 76.8 km/hr

b) 64 km/hr

c) 96 km/hr

d) 51.2 km/hr

Question - 59 If a + b = 9 and a2 + b2 = 61, then ab is

a) 20

b) 10

c) 81

d) 142

Question - 60 Reflection of the point (-2,5) in the x-axis is

a) (2, 5)

b) (2,-5)

c) (-2,5)

d) (-2,-5)

Question - 61 The price of an article is discounted by 25%, to restore to its original value, the new price must be increased by

a) 57 percent

b) 36.31 percent

c) 71.25 percent

d) 33.33 percent

Question - 62 If 1/√(1+tan2A) = x, then value of x is

a) cosA

b) sinA

c) cosecA

d) secA

Question - 63 20% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 5% cash back. What is the effective discount?

a) 24 percent

b) 25.2 percent

c) 25 percent

d) 6 percent

Question - 64 A wooden bowl is in shape of a hollow hemisphere of internal radius 8 cm and thickness 1 cm. Find the total surface area of the bowl?

a) 964.85 sq cms

b) 1125.14 sq cms

c) 1687.71 sq cms

d) 281.29 sq cms

Question - 65 If 6A = 7B = 5C; find A : B : C

a) 42:30:35

b) 30:35:42

c) 5:7:6

d) 35:30:42

Question - 66 Abhinav is 2 times as good a workman as Balwant and therefore is able to finish a job in 36 days less than Balwant. Working together, they can do it in

a) 12 days

b) 6 days

c) 18 days

d) 24 days

Question - 67 The first and last terms of an arithmetic progression are 23 and – 42. What is the sum of the series if it has 14 terms?

a) -91

b) -133

c) 93

d) 133

Question - 68 What is the equation of the line passing through the point (0,-4) and making an angle of -45° with the positive x-axis?

a) x + y = 4

b) x – y  = – 4

c) x + y = –4

d) x – y = 4

Question - 69 In a Rhombus ABCD, measure of angle CAB is 30°, what is the measure of angle ABC?

a) 60°

b) 120°

c) 90°

d) 150°

Question - 70 In which of the following quadrilaterals only one pair of opposite angles is supplementary?

a) Isosceles Trapezium

b) Parallelogram

c) Cyclic quadrilateral

d) Rectangle

Question - 71 What is the value of √[(1 + sinA)/(1 – sinA)]?

a) secA – tanA

b) cosecA + tanA

c) secA + tanA

d) cosecA – tanA

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

 

Boys

Girls

Medical

25

70

Engineering

75

35

What percent students who chose Engineering are girls?

a) 17.07

b) 33.33

c) 46.67

d) 31.82

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

 

Cumulative production

January

600

February

1200

March

1900

April

2310

May

2860

June

3210

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

a) 1110

b) 900

c) 960

d) 5170

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

Day of the week

Distance jogged (in kms)

Monday

0.5

Tuesday

3

Wednesday

0.5

Thursday

2.5

Friday

2

Saturday

3.5

Sunday

1

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

a) 990 calories

b) 1090 calories

c) 1040 calories

d) 940 calories

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

Items

Yearly Expense in Rs lakhs

Labour

9

Raw Materials

7

Rent

4

Interest

3

Taxes

3

Labour and Taxes are what percent of total expenses?

a) 45.71 percent

b) 31.21 percent

c) 23.96 percent

d) 38.46 percent

Question - 76 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.

Ravi had committed a mistake.

a) A mistake has been committed by Ravi.

b) A mistake had been committed by Ravi.

c) A mistake was committed by Ravi.

d) A mistake is committed by Ravi.

Question - 77 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) comands

b) prigish

c) adhesive

d) serenly

Question - 78 Select the antonym of

endeavour

a) passive

b) buck

c) assay

d) intend

Question - 79 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.

To understand the nature of electromagnetic radiation, it is imperative that we grasp the _______ nature of light.

a) twice

b) dual

c) double

d) dichotomous

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

To put the cat among the pigeons

a) To hunt easy prey

b) To be different in a group where everybody is alike

c) To do something that is likely to cause controversy

d) When the entire group feels trapped in a bad situation

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

He spent a third

P-was of any consequence

Q-made sure that none of them

R-of the time describing his tax proposals, but

a) QRP

b) QPR

c) PRQ

d) RQP

Question - 82 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 temple is(A)/within a hundred yards(B)/from my house(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question - 83 Select the synonym of

to moan

a) to sigh

b) to beam

c) to smirk

d) to simper

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

deserving reward or praise

a) meritorious

b) honourable

c) virtuous

d) noble

Question - 85 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The candidate was likely to win the assembly elections (with the) sweeping majority.

a) by the

b) with a

c) by a

d) no improvement

Question - 86 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'.

I am certain that(A)/the officer is not only(B)/greedy but corrupt.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question - 87 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.

‘Do you have anything to tell me, little princess?' asked the king.

a) The king ask the little princess if she have anything to tell him.

b) The king asked the little princess that if she had anything to tell him.

c) The king said to the little princess if she had anything to say to him.

d) The king asked the little princess whether she had anything to tell him.

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

involving or showing violence and bloodshed

a) inundate

b) gory

c) sanguine

d) imbrue

Question - 89 Select the antonym of

beleaguer

a) gnaw

b) assist

c) badger

d) pester

Question - 90 In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

The special court was ____________ without having reached any decision on the case.

a) adjourned

b) dispersed

c) postponed

d) recessed

Question - 91 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) bloting

b) terrazo

c) gulible

d) pyroxene

Question - 92 Select the synonym of

melodramatic

a) tranquil

b) halcyon

c) bucolic

d) theatrical

Question - 93 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The yatra focussed

P-for poor and

Q-marginalised communities

R-on access to development and dignity

a) RQP

b) PQR

c) RPQ

d) QRP

Question - 94 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to shoot the breeze

a) To do random acts hoping one will be successful

b) To have a casual conversation

c) To release stomach gases

d) To brag about some mild achievement

Question - 95 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

It was hard to believe that she (were) dead for three months.

a) was

b) has been

c) is

d) no improvement

Question - 96 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.

___________ being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because it is a shared idea. _______________ of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar _____________ to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful ________________ they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense _________________.

___________ being an intangible idea

a) Inspite

b) Although

c) Despite of

d) Despite

Question - 97 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.

___________ being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because it is a shared idea. _______________ of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar _____________ to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful ________________ they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense _________________.

_______________ of nationhood are important

a) Symbols

b) Badges

c) Emblems

d) Figures

Question - 98 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.

___________ being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because it is a shared idea. _______________ of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar _____________ to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful ________________ they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense _________________.

we have familiar _____________ to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India.

a) assistance

b) aids

c) help

d) support

Question - 99 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.

___________ being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because it is a shared idea. _______________ of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar _____________ to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful ________________ they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense _________________.

National symbols are extremely powerful ________________

a) since

b) because

c) so

d) thereof

Question - 100 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.

___________ being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because it is a shared idea. _______________ of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar _____________ to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful ________________ they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense _________________.

they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense _________________.

a) compassion

b) empathy

c) emotion

d) elation

Answer Key

1

b

21

d

41

d

61

d

81

d

2

c

22

d

42

b

62

a

82

d

3

d

23

a

43

c

63

a

83

a

4

b

24

a

44

a

64

a

84

a

5

d

25

a

45

c

65

d

85

c

6

d

26

d

46

a

66

d

86

c

7

b

27

b

47

a

67

b

87

d

8

c

28

c

48

a

68

c

88

b

9

c

29

d

49

d

69

b

89

b

10

c

30

c

50

c

70

c

90

a

11

d

31

c

51

c

71

c

91

d

12

b

32

c

52

d

72

d

92

d

13

b

33

c

53

d

73

c

93

c

14

d

34

d

54

a

74

c

94

b

15

d

35

c

55

d

75

d

95

b

16

a

36

d

56

c

76

b

96

d

17

c

37

b

57

d

77

c

97

a

18

c

38

c

58

b

78

a

98

b

19

d

39

c

59

b

79

b

99

b

20

c

40

b

60

d

80

c

100

c

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