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SSC CHSL Tier-1 2016 Question paper held on 10 Jan 2017 (Evening Session)

In this following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 10thJan, 2017 in the evening session.

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In this following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 10thJan, 2017 in the evening session. Let us take look of it-

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

Omeletter: Egg: : Cloth :?

a) Ore

b) wood

c) Fibre

d) Pulp

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

JK : PQ :: FG : ?

a) HI

b) TU

c) EF

d) UT

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

a) jk

b) JK

c) kj

d) Jk

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

7 : 56 :: 9 : ?

a) 30

b) 90

c) 60

d) 50

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

a) Honesty

b) Veracity

c) Deceit

d) Sincerity

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

a) TBC

b) DEZ

c) VUW

d) BAM

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

a) 216

b) 841

c) 676

d) 784

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

a) 422

b) 716

c) 928

d) 734

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

? Oxygen, Arogon Carbon dixodie

a) Nitrogen

b) Water vapour

c) Methane

d) Carbon monoxide

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

4, 6, 9, 13.5?

a) 23.25

b) 32.5

c) 31.25

d) 20.25

Question 11. 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) Real number includes the natural number.
(II) Natural number is not included in whole number.

Conclusion:

(I) Natural number is not whole number.
(II) Real number is a natural and whole number

a) Conclusioin I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Neither I nor II follows

d) Both I and II follows

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

WW, ss, QQ, ? , KK

a) gg

b) MM

c) mm

d) ee

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

IG, MK, RP, ?

a) ZA

b) AB

c) XV

d) GE

Question 14. The sum of the ages of Anuj and his mother is 32, and his father's age is 38 wears. If his father is 8 years elder to his mother, what is the age (in years) of Anuj?

a) 4

b) 2

c) 1

d) 5

Question 15.  Arrange the fine words inthe sequera In which they occur In the dIctonary

i. Amoeba

ii. Amok

ii. Amiable

iv. Amalgamate

a) ii, i, iv, iii

b) iii, iv, ii, i

c) iv, iii, i, ii

d) ii, iv, iii, i

Question 16. In a certain code language, “ROYALTY” is written as “ZUMBZPS”. How is “LINGER” written in that code language?

a) SFHJOM

b) SFHOJM

c) SHFOJM

d) SHFOMJ

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

16

81

49

6

5

6

52

106

?

 

a) 24

b) 32

c) 20

d) 85

Question 18. If “A” denotes “multiplied by”, “C” denotes “subtracted from”, “D” denotes “added to” and “B" denotes “divided by”, then 8 C 45 D 180 B 9 A 11 =?

a) 141

b) 142

c) 183

d) 143

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

_b_b_da_bbcd

a) dcdc

b) caca

c) addd

d) abcd

Question 20. Amit's house Is to the east of Ankits house. Suman's house is to the south of Amit's house. Raman's house is to the east of Amit’s house. In which direction is Raman's house with respect to Suman's house?

a) East

b) North-east

c) South-east

d) South

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, 'N’ can be represented by 21, 67 etc. and ‘R’ can be represented by 66, 57 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word 'NUMBER’.

Matrix - I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

Q

O

A

N

B

1

W

I

N

H

L

2

E

N

S

G

O

3

N

Y

D

O

M

4

M

T

O

F

A

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

Z

M

R

S

Q

6

X

R

N

W

A

7

C

S

Y

E

U

8

S

N

T

E

S

9

V

B

E

R

U

 

a) 67, 99, 56, 04, 02, 57

b) 12, 79, 56, 04, 20, 34

c) 86, 99, 56, 43, 20, 57

d) 21, 79, 56, 04, 20, 57

Question 22. Introducting a boy Ankur says, “He is the son of the only sister of my grandfather’s daughter-in-law”. How is the boy related to Ankur?

a) Nephew

b) Son-in-law

c) Son

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.

Festivals, Eid, Durga Pooja, Deepawali

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. DNS is a networking term that refers to

a) Domain Name System

b) Digital Network Service

c) Disk Numbering Sequence

d) Data Number System

Question 27. Telephone exchange was invented by?

a) Tivadar Puskas

b) Joseph Priestley

c) Petrache Poenaru

d) James Leonard Plimpton

Question 28. Scurvy (bleeding of gums) is caused by the deficiency of which vitamin?

a) Vitamin K

b) Vitamin B2

c) Vitamin C

d) Vitamin A

Question 29. Achras sapota is the scientific name of

a) Custard Apple

b) Gulmohar

c) Tamarind

d) Chiku

Question 30. Prawn belongs to the phylum

a) Arthropoda

b) Cnidaria

c) Echinodermata

d) Chordata

Question 31. What does a catalyst do in a reaction?

a) Changes potential energy of reactants

b) Changes kinetic energy of reactants

c) Changes potential energy of porducts

d) Changes activation energy

Question 32. Adding which substance gives green colour to glass?

a) Calcium oxide

b) Iron oxide

c) Chromium oxide

d) Manganese oxide

Question 23. Ellora Caves is in

a) Karnataka

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Maharashtra

d) Rajasthan

Question 34. ______ festival is celebrated on a full-moon day.

a) Dussehra

b) Holi

c) Christmas

d) Rakhi

Question 35. If demand curve for a fishing rod is D = 37000 – 11P and supply curve is S = 12000 + 9P, find the equilibrium quantity?

a) 1250 units

b) 23250 units

c) 52350 units

d) 2500 units

Question 36. Balance of Trade is the difference between

a) Country’s Income and Expense

b) Country’s Exports and Imports

c) Country’s Tax Revenue and Expense

d) Country’s capital inflow and outflow

Question 37. Which of the following gases if present in the atmosphere can be detected by its odour?

a) Ethane

b) Sulphur dioxide

c) Hydrogen

d) Carbon monoxide

Question 38. The number of biogeographical zones in India are

a) 2

b) 10

c) 5

d) 6

Question 39. ______ is an indigenous light combat aircraft of India?

a) Vishal

b) Garv

c) Tejas

d) Dhanush

Question 40. In which direction does the earth rotates around its axis?

a) east to west

b) west to east

c) north to south

d) south to east

Question 41. Which state in India receives the highest rainfall?

a) Meghalaya

b) Rajasthan

c) Uttarakhand

d) Kerala

Question 42. Tipu Sultan was also known as Tiger of _____.

a) Mysore

b) Delhi

c) Agra

d) Gwalior

Question 43. Sri Aurobindo was born in the year

a) 1772

b) 1822

c) 1872

d) 1922

Question 44. Highest Civilian Honour received by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is

a) Padma Shri

b) Padma Bhushan

c) Padma Vibhushan

d) Bharat Ratna

Question 45. What will happen to the force between the two positive charges which are released after being held near each other?

a) Force will increase

b) Force will decrease

c) Force will stay the same

d) Force first increase to reach maximum before starting to decrease

Question 46. Which device is used to measure earthquakes?

a) Endoscope

b) Thermometer

c) Sonograph

d) Seismograh

Question 47. Which bill cannot orginate in Rajya Sabha?

a) Constitutional Amendment Bill

b) Ordinary Bill

c) Fundamental Bill

d) Money Bill

Question 48. Who can initiate the process of removal of the President before the expiry of his term?

a) Lok Sabha

b) Supreme court

c) Common man

d) Memer of paraliament

Question 49. Kobe Bryant is associated with which sport?

a) Lawn Tennis

b) Basketball

c) Formula One

d) WWE

Question 50. Who wrote the Panchatantra?

a) Vyasa

b) Vishnu Sharma

c) Valmiki

d) Yajnavalkya

Question 51. Daily ticket of a local train costs Rs 140 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 3276. If Mohan buys the Monthly Pass and travels for 30 days in a month then what amount does he save?

a) 18 percent

b) 16 percent

c) 15 percent

d) 22 percent

Question 52. Segment AB is parallel to segment CD, AD intersects BC in E. If lengths of AE, BC and ED are 10 cm, 15 cm and 15 cm, what is the length of EC?

a) 10 cm

b) 6 cm

c) 5 cm

d) 9 cm

Question 53. A bank offers 5% compound interest per half year. A customer deposits Rs 8000 each on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of the year, the amount he would have gained by way of interest is

a) Rs 2440

b) Rs 610

c) Rs 1220

d) Rs 305

Question 54. If 16qxy = (2x + y)2 – (2x – y)2, then what is the value of q?

a) 0.5

b) 0.25

c) 4

d) 2

Question 55. The greatest four digit number that is divisible by both 15 and 35 is

a) 9970

b) 9965

c) 9975

d) 9980

Question 56. Which of the following points lie on the line 5x + 4y = 2?

a) (2, 3)

b) (-2, -3)

c) (-2, 3)

d) (2, -3)

Question 57. The total surface area of a hemisphere is 1848 sq cm, what is its radius? (Take π =22/7)

a) 28 cms

b) 7 cms

c) 21 cms

d) 14 cms

Question 58. Points P and Q lies on side AB and AC of triangle ABC respectively such that segment PQ is parallel to side BC. If the ratio of areas of triangle APQ and triangle ABC is 9:16, then what is the ratio of AP:PB?

a) 3:4

b) 9:7

c) 9:16

d) 3:1

Question 59. Which of the following equatioins has the sum of its roots as 7?

a) x2 – 7x + 14 = 0

b) x2 – 7x + 10 = 0

c) x2 + 5x + 6 = 0

d) x2 + 5x – 6 = 0

Question 60. (cosecA – sinA)(secA – cosA)(tanA + cotA) is equals to

a) 2

b) 0

c) 1

d) 1/2

Question 61. X and Y are two numbers such that their mean proportion is 6 and third proportions is 48. What is the value of x and y?

a) 3 and 6

b) 6 and 12

c) 6 and 6

d) 3 and 12

Question 62. The mean of marks secured by 55 students in divisioin-A of class X is 55, 45 studnets of division-B is 51 and that of 40 studnets of division-C is 49. What is the mean of marks of the students of three divisions of Class X?

a) 51.3

b) 50.6

c) 52

d) 53.4

Question 63. What is the value of cos2(A/2)?

a) (1 – cosA)/2

b) (1 + cosA)/2

c) (1 + sinA)/2

d) (1 – sinA)/2

Question 64. One diagonal of a rhombus is half the other. If the length of the side of the rhombus is 10 cm, what is the are of the rhombus?

a) 75√3 sq cm

b) 25√3 sq cm

c) 80 sq cm

d) 160 sq cm

Question 65. P and Q can finish a work in 24 and 12 days respectively. Inn hwo many days can they complete 50% of the work if they work together?

a) 8 days

b) 2 days

c) 4 days

d) 16 days

Question 66. A rice trader buys 16 quintals of rice for Rs 1,280. 18% rice is lost in transportation. At hwat rate should he sell to earn 23% profit?

a) Rs 53.33 per quintal

b) Rs 98.4 per quintal

c) Rs 122.5 per quintal

d) Rs 120 per quintal

Question 67. To travel 780 km, an Express train takes 8 hours more than Rajdhani, If however, the speed of the Express train is doubled, it takes 6 hours less than Rajdhani. The speed (in km/hr) of Rajdhani is

a) 39 km/hr

b) 55.7 km/hr

c) 22.3 km/hr

d) 72.4 km/hr

Question 68. cot - 11π/6 is equals to

a) -√3

b) 1/√3

c) -1/√3

d) √3

Question 69. If 5x + 2 > 3x + 1 and 4(x – 4) – 2 ≤ 3x – 1, then x can take which of the following values?

a) 16

b) 18

c) -6

d) -16

Question 70. The value of x for which the expressions 5x + 3 and 7x – 3 become equal is

a) 3

b) -1

c) -4

d) 2

Question 71. A student multiplied a number by 5/8 instead of 8/5. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

a) 60.94 percent

b) 156 percent

c) 30.47 percent

d) 78 percent

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

 

Quantity of stock

Average Cost (Rs)

Mobile Phones

59

15000

Cameras

72

16000

TVs

77

36000

Refrigerators

100

28000

ACs

98

23000

What is the value of the total stock (in lakh rupees)?

a) 986.3

b) 118

c) 98.63

d) 406

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

Year

Ratio Import/Export

2011

1.1

2012

1.1

2013

0.7

2014

0.7

2015

0.7

If the imports in 2012 was Rs. 900 crores and the total exports in the years 2012 and 2013 together was Rs. 2800 crores, then the imports in 2013 was?

a) 1387

b) 1982

c) 818

d) 2831

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

Measured on Birthday

Height of the child (in cms)

4

100

5

105

6

115

7

120

8

125

9

130

10

135

11

145

12

150

13

155

14

160

15

170

16

180

What was the increase in the height of the child form the 9th Birthday to the 15th Birthday?

a) 45 cms

b) 40 cms

c) 35 cms

d) 50 cms

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

Deep Sleep

20

Dreaming

20

Light sleep

5

Extremely light sleep

15

Awake

40

Between 10 pm to 6am, a fitness band records the following data. How long was the user in Deep Sleep or in Extremelyu light sleep?

a) 2.3 hours

b) 2.8 hours

c) 1.3 horus

d) 3.3 hours

Question 76. Select the word with the correct speeling.

a) lassoing

b) psychik

c) thacher

d) squeezer

Question 77. 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.

Rational thinkers are intellectually ________ than those who accept faith without questioning ythe age old practices.

a) cultured

b) sophisticated

c) superior

d) modern

Question 78. Select the synonyms of

ancient

a) topical

b) extant

c) archaic

d) fad

Question 79. Choose the antonym of

analogue

a) correlate

b) cognate

c) dialouge

d) difference

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

A hot potato

a) A war like situation which could have been easily avoided

b) A common eatery but favoured by celebrities

c) A controversial situation which is awkward to deal with

d) A celebrity who keeps getting into some or the other controversy

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’.

The shifting task is almost done,(A)/only the furnitures(B)/have to be delivered.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 82. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A spot or a stain caused by a discolouring substance

a) Hue

b) Blot

c) Tint

d) Dye

Question 83. 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.

He said, “I bought an iPhone 6 yesterday.”

a) He said that he had bought an iPhone 6 the preious day.

b) He said he bouth an iPhone 6 the previous day.

c) He said that he has bought an iPhone 6 yesterday.

d) He exclaimed, an iPhone 6 has been bought by him yesterday.

Question 84. Select the antonym of

amusement

a) mischief

b) naughty

c) melancholy

d) hilarity

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

This alone

P-should alert us to what

Q-is actually about

R-the demand for a Uniform Civil Code

a) PRQ

b) PQR

c) QPR

d) RPQ

Question 86. Select the synonym of

splayed

a) nimble

b) jade

c) frayed

d) spread

Question 87. Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) humable

b) customer

c) breches

d) boufant

Question 88. 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’.

With little creativeity and hard work(A)/the project could have been (B)/successfully completed.(C)/No error

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 89. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Hardly had she finished her dinner (then) the doorbell rang.

a) than

b) when

c) while

d) no improvement

Question 90. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

a) New rules which are bound to fail

b) A junior

c) A new social trend

d) A newcomer

Question 91.

Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Ironically, in spite of a decline In poverty,

P-the proportion of

Q-the population receiving welfare

R-benefits has risen sharply

a) QRP

b) PQR

c) RPQ

d)QPR

Question 93. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A person who applies for a job or is nominated for election

a) Candidate

b) Elect

c) volunteer

d) Nominator

Question 94. 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.

Mother filled dark filtered coffee In the cup.

a) The cup was filled with dark filtered coffee by mother,

b) Mother filled in the cup coffee which was dark and filtered.

c) The cup was being filled by mother with dark filtered coffee.

d) The filtered coffee which was dark was filled into the cup by mother.

Question 295. 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.

Politicians requested both the warring communities to -__________________ restraint.

a) depict

b) enforce

c) show

d) exercise

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.

Sometimes the grand _______of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing __________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to -__________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

sometimes the grand ___________ of the Left and the Right

a) histories

b) plots

c) versions

d) narratives

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.

Sometimes the grand ________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing __________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes ________the poor

a) for

b) whIch

c) that

d) of

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.

sometimes the grand __________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor.

a) dissimilarities

b) discrepancies

c) disparities

d) disillusion

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.

Sometimes the grand ___________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

points to the growing -__________ of politically driven welfare policies

a) issue

b) matter

c) pain

d) burden

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.

sometimes the grand ___________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

need for economlc growth to ___________ poverty and Improve the lives of the poor.

a) agitate

b) alleviate

c) aggravate

d) depress

Answer key

1

c

21

d

41

a

61

d

81

b

2

b

22

d

42

a

62

c

82

b

3

d

23

d

43

c

63

b

83

a

4

b

24

c

44

d

64

c

84

c

5

c

25

b

45

b

65

c

85

a

6

a

26

a

46

d

66

d

86

d

7

a

27

a

47

d

67

a

87

b

8

c

28

c

48

a

68

d

88

a

9

a

29

d

49

b

69

a

89

b

10

d

30

a

50

b

70

a

90

d

11

a

31

d

51

d

71

a

91

b

12

c

32

c

52

d

72

c

92

a

13

c

33

c

53

c

73

a

93

a

14

b

34

b

54

a

74

b

94

a

15

c

35

b

55

c

75

b

95

d

16

b

36

b

56

c

76

a

96

d

17

d

37

b

57

d

77

c

97

a

18

c

38

b

58

d

78

c

98

c

19

d

39

c

59

a

79

d

99

d

20

b

40

b

60

c

80

c

100

b

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