# SSC CHSL Tier-1 2016 Question paper held on 12 Jan 2017 (Evening Session)

In this article, we have shared all 100 questions of SSC CHSL exam held on 12th Jan 2017 (Evening Shift) with answers. Solve each  question and tally your answers with the given answer key.

Created On: Jan 15, 2018 17:35 IST
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SSC CHSL question paper

Dear Readers, SSC CHSL is one of the competitive exams in which more than 10 lakh candidates register to appear every year. Therefore, there is a necessity of previous year question paper as SSC used to put similar questions in the upcoming exams.

These questions will give you a lucid picture in finding out the following essential things: -

• Tricks and time utilized in solving questions, so that, you can find out the difficulty level.
• Chapter wise interpolation of questions.
• Revised questions in exams for the same session, i.e. 2016-17.
• Estimating the relative Cut off marking.
• For planning strategy for the rest attempts.

In this article, we have shared all 100 questions of SSC CHSL exam held on 12th Jan 2017 (Evening Shift) with answers. Solve each  question and tally your answers with the given answer key. Let us go-

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.

Honest : Truthful : : Obdurate : ?

b) Soft

c) Yielding

d) Submissive

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

FGH : ? : : QRS : SUW

a) OPQ

b) GHI

c) HIJ

d) HJL

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

CDE : XWV : : ? : QPO

a) KLM

b) JKL

c) GHI

d) ABC

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

2 : 10 : : 3 : ?

a) 30

b) 25

c) 17

d) 35

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

b) Stubborn

c) Tenacious

d) Lenient

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

b) PRU

c) JLO

d) ACF

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

a) 325

b) 428

c) 326

d) 177

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

a) 532

b) 413

c) 111

d) 541

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

Nanga Parbat, Kanchenjunga, Mount Godwin-Austen, ?

a) Mount Everest

b) Nanda Devi

c) Dunagiri

d) Aravalli

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

GHI, ? , TUV, BCD

a) MNO

b) ONP

c) QRS

d) CDE

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

?, YZ, DE, JK

a) VU

b) UV

c) TU

d) TS

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

2, 3, 7, 16, ?

a) 21

b) 30

c) 32

d) 23

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

0.5, 2, 3.5, ? , 6.5

a) 5

b) 4.5

c) 4

d) 6

Question - 14 Mohan, Ritika, Janvi, Priya and Riya are friends. Janvi runs faster than Ritika but slower than Priya. Mohan is the slowest runner and Riya runs faster than Priya. Who runs the fastest among the five?

a) Priya

b) Riya

c) Ritika

d) Mohan

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

i. Beguile

ii. Bigot

iii. Begun

iv. Bigamy

a) i, iii, ii, iv

b) i, iii, iv, ii

c) i, ii, iii, iv

d) i, iv, iii, ii

Question - 16 In a certain code language, "RAINBOW" is written as "1987645" and "SNAP" is written as "3790". How is "PIANO" written in that code language?

a) 8976

b) 8947

c) 8974

d) 8977

Question - 17 In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statement 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) All birds are trees.

(II) Some trees are hens.

Conclusion:

(I) Some birds are hens.

(II) Some hens are trees.

a) Conclusion I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Neither I nor II follows

d) Both I and II follows

Question - 18 If "A" denotes "multiplied by", "B" denotes "subtracted from", "C" denotes "added to" and "D" denotes "divided by", then

8 B 31 C 49 D 7 A 16 = ?

a) 89

b) 98

c) 102

d) 11

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

x_zz_xx_z_yx

a) xyxy

b) xxxy

c) yyyz

d) zyyy

Question - 20 Ram travels towards east covering 5 km. He takes a left turn and travels 10 km more. Then, he takes a right turn and travels another 5km and finally takes a right turn to cover 10 km. How far is he from his original position?

a) 10 km

b) 20 km

c) 15 km

d) 25 km

Question - 21 Select the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

a) America

b) India

d) Pakistan

Question - 22 Akram is the son of Shahid. Shahid's sister, Julie has a son Zeeshan and a daughter Yana. Zeba is the sister of Zeeshan's mother. How is Yana related to Zeba?

a) Mother

b) Granddaughter

c) Sister

d) Niece

Question - 23 A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

Seed, Sapling, Plant, Flower, ?

a) Stem

b) Fruit

c) Root

d) Branch

Question - 24 Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

i. Aperture

ii. Application

iii. Appliance

iv. Appeal

a) iv, i, ii, iii

b) i, iv, iii, ii

c) i, iii, ii, iv

d) i, ii, iii, iv

Question - 25 A's weight is more than the weight of C, and A has the second highest weight. E weighs more than A. B weighs more than D. Who is the heaviest?

a) B

b) D

c) E

d) A

Question - 26 Which of the following is a server side scripting language?

a) HTML

b) DHTML

c) JavaScript

d) PHP

Question - 27 Who invented Vacuum Flask?

a) Charles Babbage

b) Alexander Fleming

c) Gregory Pincus

d) James Dewar

Question - 28 Myopia is a defect of eyes which is also known as

a) Far Sightedness

b) Near Sightedness

c) Astigmatism

d) Night Blindness

Question - 29 Who is known as the father of Green Revolution?

a) Dr. Robert Nucleus

b) Dr. Ian Wilmut

c) Dr. NE Borlaug

d) Dr. JC Bose

Question - 30 Panthera Tigris is the scientific name of

a) Panther

b) Tiger

c) Whale

d) Goat

Question - 31 Glass is also called ________.

a) Supercooled liquid

b) Super liquid

c) Ideal liquid

d) Distilled liquid

Question - 32 Pentane has _____ structural isomers.

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

Question - 33 Which is representative of Dravida style of temple architecture?

a) Viman

b) Shikhara

c) Mandapa

d) Gopuram

Question - 34 Kud is a folk dance of

a) Kerala

c) Jammu & Kashmir

d) Maharashtra

Question - 35 Calculate the economic profit for a firm if it's total revenues are Rs. 35 crores, explicit costs are Rs. 7 crores, and implicit costs are Rs. 10 crores.

a) Rs. 32 crores

b) Rs. 52 crores

c) Rs. 18 crores

d) Rs. 38 crores

Question - 36 An increase in the growth rate of the nominal money supply results in

a) Lower rate of inflation

b) Higher rate of inflation

c) Lower interest rates

d) Currency appreciation

Question - 37 Workers in leather tanning industries tend to suffer from

a) asthma

b) heart diseases

c) skin diseases

d) blood diseases

Question - 38 Sphalerite is an ore/mineral of

a) Mercury

b) Molybdenum

c) Silver

d) Zinc

Question - 39 Which of the following is a designated terror group?

a) TehreekeTaliban

b) JamaatulFakwa

c) JamaatulAhrar

d) Tehreekeislamiyat

Question - 40 Dehradun is the capital city of _____.

a) Uttarakhand

c) Tripura

Question - 41 Gir forest is located in ______.

a) Kerala

b) Gujarat

c) Jammu & Kashmir

d) Karnataka

Question - 42 Babur was born in the year

a) 1483

b) 1583

c) 1683

d) 1783

Question - 43 Who was the First Governor General of Bengal?

a) Lord William Bentinck

b) Sir William Denison

c) The Lord Napier

d) Warren Hastings

Question - 44 Who was the 1st Indian to win Mrs. World in 2001?

a) Sonali Bendre

b) Reita Faria

c) Lara Dutta

Question - 45 If a body slides over a surface, the force resisting the motion between them is called ______.

a) Centripetal force

b) Friction

c) Centrifugal force

d) Inertia

Question - 46 In a streamline flow, ________ at every point in the fluid remains same.

a) force

b) pressure

c) velocity

d) speed

Question - 47 The drafting committee wrote the Indian Constitution in which language?

a) English and Hindi

b) Only English

c) English and Urdu

d) English, Hindi and Urdu

Question - 48 ' M' in BIMARU stands for which state?

a) Maharashtra

b) Manipur

d) Mizoram

Question - 49 Who has won the Formula One Australian Grand Prix 2016?

a) Daniel Ricciardo

b) Lewis Hamilton

c) Nico Rosberg

d) Sebastian Vettel

Question - 50 Who wrote the book "Gone with the Wind"?

a) Jane Austen

b) William Blake

c) Charles Dickens

d) Margaret Mitchell

Question - 51 If the selling price of an item is Rs 1150 after getting a discount of 8%, what is its marked price?

a) Rs 1250

b) Rs 1242

c) Rs 1058

d) Rs 1064

Question - 52 What is the simplest form of (1 + cosA)(cosecA - cotA)?

(1 + cosA)(cosecA - cotA)

a) cosA

b) tanA

c) cotA

d) sinA

Question - 53 In Δ ABC, the median AD is 6 cm and CB is 12 cm, measure of angle CAB is

a) 90°

b) 30°

c) 60°

d) 120°

Question - 54 What should be added to 3(x - 2y) to obtain 2(3x + y) -5(2x + c)?

a) 8y - 7x - 15

b) 8y - 7x + 15

c) 8y + 7x + 15

d) 8y + 7x - 15

Question - 55 Curved surface area of a cylinder is 440 sq cm. If circumference of its base is 44 cm, what is the volume of the cylinder? (Take π = 22/7)

a) 1540 cubic cm

b) 3080 cubic cm

c) 770 cubic cm

d) 2310 cubic cm

Question - 56 2sinAsinB is equal to

a) sin(A+B) + sin(A-B)

b) cos(A-B) - cos(A+B)

c) sin(A+B) sin(A-B)

d) cos(A+B) + cos(A-B)

Question - 57 For triangle PQR, what is the equation of altitude PS if coordinates of P, Q and R are (5,a), (0,d) and (2,c) respectively?

a) 7x + 2y = 33

b) 2x - 7y = 9

c) 2x - 7y = - 3

d) 7x + 2y = - 33

Question - 58 If 51.97 - (81.18 - x) - 59.39 = 5.268, then value of x will be

a) 24.912

b) 68.492

c) 93.868

d) 197.808

Question - 59 If Gadadhar's salary is 3/2 times of Haamid's and Sarvesh's is 4/3 times of Haamid's, what is the ratio of Gadadhar's salary to Sarvesh's?

a) 9:8

b) 1:2

c) 2:1

d) 8:9

Question - 60 What is the value of sin 300°?

a) 1

b) -√3/2

c) -1/2

d) √3/2

Question - 61 If 31% of an electricity bill is deducted, Rs 1794 is still to be paid. How much was the original bill amount?

a) Rs 1369

b) Rs 2600

c) Rs 2636

d) Rs 1405

Question - 62 If 2(3x + 5) > 4x – 5 < 3x + 2; then x can take which of the following values?

a) 8

b) 6

c) 8

d) 10

Question - 63 Two cars travel from city A to city B at a speed of 60 and 108 km/hr respectively. If one car takes 2 hours lesser time than the other car for the journey, then the distance between City A and City B?

a) 270 km

b) 324 km

c) 405 km

d) 216 km

Question - 64 If (4x - 5) = (3x - 1), then the numerical value of (x + 4)2 is

a) 16

b) 64

c) 32

d) 8

Question - 65 A does 50% of a work in 12 days. He then calls in B and they together finish the remaining work in 8 days. How long B alone would take to complete the whole work?

a) 12 days

b) 24 days

c) 36 days

d) 48 days

Question - 66 Divide 32 into two parts such that the sum of the square of the parts is 674. What is the value of the parts?

a) 22, 10

b) 30, 2

c) 25, 7

d) 20, 12

Question - 67 The average revenues of 13 consecutive years of a company is Rs 78 lakhs. If the average of first 7 years is Rs 73 lakhs and that of last 7 years is Rs 85 lakhs, what is the revenue for the 7th year?

a) Rs 94 lakhs

b) Rs 90 lakhs

c) Rs 88 lakhs

d) Rs 92 lakhs

Question - 68 In what ratio is the segment joining the points (2, 5) and (-6, -10) divided by the y-axis?

a) 3:1

b) 1:3

c) 2:5

d) 5:2

Question - 69 A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a profit of 25% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 12%. If the customer pays Rs 1045, what had it cost the wholesaler?

a) Rs 950

b) Rs 1149

c) Rs 1244

d) Rs 751

Question - 70 A bank offers 5% compound interest per half year. A customer deposits Rs 4800 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?

a) Rs 732

b) Rs 1464

c) Rs 366

d) Rs 183

Question - 71 If the sum of the measures of all the interior angles of polygon is 2340°. What is the number of sides of the polygon?

a) 13

b) 15

c) 17

d) 11

Question - 72 If (1 + secA)/tanA = x, then x is

a) cot(A/b)

b) tan(A/b)

c) cosec(A/b)

d) sec(A/b)

Question - 73 ΔPQR is right angled at Q. QS is the altitude. PQ is 2√13 cm and PS is 8 cm. What is the length of SR?

a) 6√13 cm

b) 4√13 cm

c) 18 cm

d) 9 cm

Question - 74 What are the roots of the quadratic equation: x2 + 3x - 154 = 0

a) 11, 14

b) 11, 14

c) 14, 11

d) 14, 22

Question - 75 If a cylinder of radius 4.3 cm and height 4.8 cm is melted and constructed into a cone of the same radius, what will be the height of this cone? (Use π = 22/7)

a) 28.8 cm

b) 14.4 cm

c) 7.2 cm

d) 21.6 cm

Question - 76 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) pamflet

b) montaage

c) illusary

d) stroller

Question - 77 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The Finance Minister, under

P-whose supervision this

Q-has not made any definite statement

R-has taken place,

a) RPQ

b) QRP

c) PRQ

d) QPR

Question - 78 Select the synonym of metropolitan

a) idyllic

c) bucolic

d) urbane

Question - 79 In the following question, sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

He succeeded in proving his point with ______________ logic.

a) diabolical

b) irrefutable

c) rational

d) analytical

Question - 80 Select the antonym of

impiety

a) blasphemy

b) heresy

c) profanity

d) reverence

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

To bite off more than one can chew

a) To take on a commitment that one cannot fulfill

b) A task which has unexpectedly become very difficult

c) A greedy person will always suffer

d) To grab a share more than what is rightfully theirs

Question - 82 Select the antonym of

pompous

a) modern

b) turgid

c) modest

d) vain

Question - 83 Select the synonym of

clasp

a) grip

b) commute

c) clemency

d) acquittal

Question - 84 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To bite the bullet

a) Hatred should be nipped in the bud

b) To do something difficult that one has been hesitating over

c) To punish someone who was later found to be not guilty

d) To prevent someone form getting killed

Question - 85 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to shut a door, window, or lid forcefully and loudly

a) to clam

b) to strike

c) to shutter

d) to slam

Question - 86 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

This too, is a classic

P-"stock versus flow" problem, where

Q-focusing only on the latter

R-completely distorts the picture

a) QRP

b) RPQ

c) PRQ

d) PQR

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.

Veer said, "I was playing football".

a) Veer said he had been playing football.

b) Veer said he was playing football.

c) Veer said that, that he was playing football.

d) Veer said that he had been playing football.

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'.

At the party(A)/Rohit introduced me to his friend(B)/who is radio jockey.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question - 89 In the following question, sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Expectant mothers are more ____________ to lung damage due to smoking.

a) vulnerable

b) disposed

c) sensitive

d) affected

Question - 90 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'.

Sarah's father, died(A)/of heart attack at(B)a very young age.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question - 91 Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) circulate

b) cordonned

c) binommial

d) fontannel

Question - 92 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The footballers (has been) arguing with the coach since morning.

a) was

c) have been

d) no improvement

Question - 93 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

She has not been well (for the past) few months

a) since the past

b) for past

c) since the last

d) no improvement

Question - 94 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

sums of money expressed in a specified monetary unit

a) to denominate

b) to monetise

c) to nominate

d) demarche

Question - 95 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.

The storm destroyed several huts in the village.

a) The storm in the village had destroyed several huts.

b) Several huts in the village have been destroyed by the storm.

c) The storm was destructive for the several huts in the village.

d) Several huts in the village were destroyed by the storm.

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.

But what does this enthusiasm for voting actually _____________? One popular theory ____________ that poor people __________ because they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for _____________. But recent research across India _________ that those who spend the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those handing out freebies. In fact, they often accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

But what does this enthusiasm for voting actually _____________?

b) signify

c) ponder

d) suppose

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.

But what does this enthusiasm for voting actually _____________? One popular theory ____________ that poor people __________ because they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for _____________. But recent research across India _________ that those who spend the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those handing out freebies. In fact, they often accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

One popular theory ____________

a) poses

b) supposes

c) disposes

d) proposes

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.

But what does this enthusiasm for voting actually _____________? One popular theory ____________ that poor people __________ because they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for _____________. But recent research across India _________ that those who spend the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those handing out freebies. In fact, they often accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

poor people __________ because they are intimidated into doing so.

a) vote

b) are voting

c) have voted

d) voted

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.

But what does this enthusiasm for voting actually _____________? One popular theory ____________ that poor people __________ because they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for _____________. But recent research across India _________ that those who spend the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those handing out freebies. In fact, they often accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

Another theory is that people vote in return for _____________.

a) bribes

b) favours

c) inducements

d) help

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.

But what does this enthusiasm for voting actually _____________? One popular theory ____________ that poor people __________ because they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for _____________. But recent research across India _________ that those who spend the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those handing out freebies. In fact, they often accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

But recent research across India _________ that those who spend the most do not always win elections

a) show

b) has shown

d) showed