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SSC CHSL Tier-1 2016 Question paper held on 8 Jan 2017 (Morning Session)

In this following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 8thJan, 2017 in the morning session. Let us take look of it-

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SSC is going to notify SSC CHSL 2017 very soon. To prepare for the SSC CHSL exam, Previous year papers are going to play a very important role because SSC used to frame prospective questions from the previous ones. However, we have managed to obtain the previous year papers from SSCs website and other sources.

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In this following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL tier-1 2016 exam held on 8thJan, 2017 in the morning session. Let us take look of it-

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

Ganga : India : : Nile : ?

a) Pakistan

b) Egypt

c) America

d) United Kingdom

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

RM : XG : : ER : ?

a) PK

b) LK

c) KL

d) PL

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

ET : VG : : NO : ?

a) IM

b) MI

c) ML

d) LM

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

97 : 63 : : 67 : ?

a) 38

b) 56

c) 42

d) 45

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

a) Daman and Diu

b) Puducherry

c) Delhi

d) Chennai

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

a) POR

b) MEF

c) TUD

d) STD

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

a) 636

b) 749

c) 864

d) 989

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

a) 1728

b) 2197

c) 3266

d) 2744

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

Jupiter, ? , Uranus, Neptune

a) Saturn

b) Earth

c) Pluto

d) Mercury

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

TP, UQ, WS, ZV, ?

a) EY

b) DZ

c) CY

d) CZ

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

RP, DM, SQ, CL, TR, ?

a) AJ

b) US

c) DM

d) BK

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

-1, 1, 4, 9, 16, ?

a) 24

b) 27

c) 26

d) 36

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) Some notes are coins.

(II) No coin is a card.

Conclusion:

(I) All cards can be notes.

(II) Some notes are neither coins nor cards.

a) Conclusion I follows

b) Conclusion II follows

c) Neither I nor II follows

d) Both I and II follows

Question 14. If 27th December 2009 was a Thursday, then what day of the week was it on 1st March 2010?

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. Obstacle

ii. Obscure

iii. Obsession

iv. Obstruct

a) iii, iv, i, ii

b) i, iv, iii, ii

c) ii, iii, i, iv

d) iv, iii, ii, i

Question 16. In a certain code language, "REMINDER" is written as "SFNJMCDQ". How is "STANDARD" written in that code language?

a) TUBOEQZE

b) CZQETUBO

c) TUBOCZQC

d) TUBOEBSE

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

19

5

?

D

E

P

W

J

Z

Question 18. If "A" denotes "added to", "B" denotes "divided by", "C" denotes "multiplied by" and "D" denotes "subtracted from", then 116 B 29 C 6 A 24 D 45 = ?

a) 4

b) 3

c) 5

d) 6

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

_r_r_t_r_r_t

a) tpprpp

b) ttprrp

c) tpptpp

d) ttpprp

Question 20. A man is facing towards the east. He turns 270 degrees clockwise and then takes a right turn. Finally, he turns 90 degrees anticlockwise. Which direction is he facing now?

a) West

b) South

c) North

d) East

Question 21. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as shown in the given two matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-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, ‘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 'DOWN’.

Matrix-I

 

1

2

3

4

I

N

U

H

E

1

U

I

N

L

L

2

W

G

I

N

E

3

W

W

F

I

U

4

W

W

F

N

E

Matrix-II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

I

D

D

R

O

6

O

I

I

M

D

7

O

D

G

I

O

8

D

M

T

M

I

9

D

D

D

M

D

a) 76, 59, 21, 33

b) 95, 79, 40, 43

c) 99, 57, 30, 42

d) 69, 65, 20, 85

Question 22. Nishi's grandfather is the brother of Om's father. Hemant is the son of Om. How is Hemant related to Nishi?

a) Brother

b) Son

c) Cousin

d) Nephew

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.

Hindu, Muslim, 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. Web pages are created by using which of the following?

a) HTTP

b) SMTP

c) HTML

d) SGML

Question 27. Seismometer was invented by

a) Alexander Parkes

b) Luigi Palmieri

c) Alexey Pajitnov

d) Ransom Eli Olds

Question 28. Deficiency of which of the following causes non-clotting of blood?

a) Vitamin C

b) Vitamin K

c) Vitamin E

d) Vitamin B12

Question 29. The process of producing energy in plants is known as

a) Absorption

b) Reduction

c) Photosynthesis

d) Transpiration

Question 30. Which Virus causes Chicken Pox?

a) Rubella Virus

b) Herpes Zoster Virus

c) Rabies

d) Variola Virus

Question 31. Which among the following is an endothermic reaction?

a) Respiration

b) Combustion

c) Sweating

d) Burning of natural gas

Question 32. Name the catalyst used in the conversion of milk into curd.

a) Pepsin

b) Invertase

c) Lactase

d) Diastase

Question 33. Bibi Ka Maqbara was built by

a) Humayun

b) Azam Shah

c) Babur

d) Aurangzeb

Question 34. In which state of India 'Bodo language' is primarily spoken ?

a) Assam

b) Karnataka

c) Rajasthan

d) Andhra Pradesh

Question 35. A company faces a -2.5 price elasticity of demand for its product. It is presently selling 10,000 units/month. If it wants to increase quantity sold by 6%, it must lower its price by

a) 3.50%

b) 15%

c) 2.50%

d) 2.40%

Question 36. Lowering of value of currency relative to a foreign reference currency is called _________.

a) Devaluation

b) Revaluation

c) Down valuation

d) Negative valuation

Question 37. What does BOD5 refer to?

a) Biochemical Oxygen Demand in 5 days

b) Biochemical Oxygen Demand in 5 hours

c) Biochemical Oxygen Demand in 5 minutes

d) Biochemical Oxygen Demand in 5 Months

Question 38. Kanha National Park saving the rare and almost extinct species of the Swamp Deer, also known as

a) Barasingha

b) Black Buck

c) Chinkara

d) Nilgai

Question 39. Which is the highest grossing movie of all time?

a) Avatar

b) Star Wars

c) Jurassic Park

d) Deadpool

Question 40. Which state in India has the largest cover area of forest?

a) Uttarakhand

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Kerala

d) Uttar Pradesh

Question 41. Longest day in the Northern hemisphere is ________.

a) 21st March

b) 21st September

c) 21st June

d) 21st April

Question 42. World War I broke out in the year

a) 1904

b) 1914

c) 1924

d) 1934

Question 43. Name the poet who wrote "Prithviraj Raso", a poem describing Prithviraj Chauhan's life.

a) Vir Siroja

b) Chand Bardai

c) Meerja Umed

d) Nur Fateh

Question 44. __________ is the 2016 Oscar Winner for Best Supporting Actress.

a) Alicia Vikander

b) Jennifer Jason Leigh

c) Rooney Mara

d) Kate Winslet

Question 45. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, is Newton's

a) First law

b) Second law

c) Third law

d) Fourth law

Question 46. Which among the following is false about displacement?

a) It can be positive, negative or zero

b) Displacement is never greater than Distance

c) Its SI unit is meter

d) It is always positive

Question 47. The Governor takes the oath of office by

a) Chief Justice of High Court

b) Chief Justice of India

c) President of India

d) Vice President of India

Question 48. Which fundamental right is abolished by the 44th Amendment?

a) Right to Liberty

b) Right to Property

c) Right to Equality

d) Right to Religion

Question 49. In which sport in Asian Games, India has won maximum Gold Medals?

a) Athletics

b) Hockey

c) Wrestling

d) Shooting

Question 50. "An Extraordinary Life, An Indian Destiny" is a biography on

a) Manmohan Singh

b) Sonia Gandhi

c) Shashi Tharoor

d) Indira Gandhi

Question 51. What is the value of (4a2 - 9b2)/(2a + 3b) is

a) 2a - 3b

b) 2a + 3b

c) 2a

d) 3b

Question 52. 5% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 20% cash back. What is the effective discount?

a) 28.8 percent

b) 24 percent

c) 25 percent

d) 21 percent

Question 53. A student multiplied a number by 5/6 instead of 6/5. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

a) 44 percent

b) 30.56 percent

c) 15.28 percent

d) 22 percent

Question 54. The difference between simple and compound interests compounded annually on a certain sum of money for 2 years at 12% per annum is Rs 900. What is the value of given sum (in Rs)?

a) 125000

b) 250000

c) 62500

d) 187500

Question 55. Given: 6x + 2(6-x) > 2x -2 < 5x/2 - 3x/4; then x can take which of the following values?

a) 9

b) -8

c) 5

d) -9

Question 56. At least one pair of opposite angles is congruent in a _____.

a) Cyclic quadrilateral

b) Trapezium

c) Isosceles trapezium

d) Kite

Question 57. A rice trader buys 25 quintals of rice for Rs 1,825. 27% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 20% profit?

a) Rs 44.4 per quintal

b) Rs 120 per quintal

c) Rs 87.6 per quintal

d) Rs 115.8 per quintal

Question 58. (1 + sinA)/(1 - sinA) is equal to?

a) (cosecA - 1)/(cosecA + 1)

b) (cosecA + 1)/(cosecA - 1)

c) (secA + 1)/(secA - 1)

d) (secA - 1)/(secA + 1)

Question 59. Expanded and simplification of (x + 3)(x - 1) will be equal to

a) x2 + 2x - 3

b) x2 + 3x + 2

c) x2 - 2x + 3

d) x2 + 3x - 2

Question 60. If 4/5th of 6/7th of a number is 216, then 8/9th of that number will be

a) 179

b) 280

c) 160

d) 269

Question 61. In an army selection process, the ratio of selected to unselected candidates was 9:2. If 80 less had applied and 20 less selected, the ratio of selected to unselected would have been 5:1. How many candidates had applied for the process?

a) 6160

b) 1540

c) 3080

d) 9240

Question 62. If sin 30° + cos 45° = X, then the value of X.

a) (2√2-√3)/2

b) 4/√3

c) (1-√3)/√3

d) (1+√2)/2

Question 63. Product of digits of a 2-digit number is 18. If we add 63 to the number, the new number obtained is a number formed by interchange of the digits. Find the number.

a) 92

b) 29

c) 36

d) 63

Question 64. The average weight of Somdev, Gurdeep and Ritu is 85 kg. If the average weight of Somdev and Gurdeep be 79 kg and that of Gurdeep and Ritu be 73 kg, then the weight of Gurdeep is

a) 78

b) 49

c) 72

d) 90

Question 65. If sinC + sinD =X, then the value of X is?

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

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

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

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

Question 66. 4 hrs after a goods train passed a station, another train travelling at a speed of 72 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) 48 km/hr

b) 57.6 km/hr

c) 72 km/hr

d) 38.4 km/hr

Question 67. Find co-ordinates of the mid point of the segment joining points C (3,-5) and D (-7,3).

a) (-2, -1)

b) (5, -4)

c) (-5, 4)

d) (2, 1)

Question 68. A line passing through the origin perpendicularly cuts the line 2x + 3y = 6 at point M. Find M?

a) (6/11, 9/11)

b) (6/7, 9/7)

c) (6/11, -9/11)

d) (-6/7, 9/7)

Question 69. P and Q can do a project in 6 and 12 days respectively. In how many days can they complete 25% of the project if they work together?

a) 2 days

b) 4 days

c) 1 days

d) 8 days

Question 70. Find the radius of the circle if the length of its arc is 33 cm whose corresponding central angle is 90°?

a) 21 cm

b) 14 cm

c) 7 cm

d) 28 cm

Question 71. A cylindrical vessel of radius 6 cm is partially filled with water. By how much will the water level rise if a sphere of radius 5 cm is completely immersed in this water? (Take π = 22/7)

a) 6.67 cm

b) 5.56 cm

c) 6.94 cm

d) 4.63 cm

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

Division Standard

Boys

Girls

Division A/Standard 5

30

25

Division B/Standard 5

15

25

Division C/Standard 5

40

25

Division A/Standard 6

20

40

Division B/Standard 6

10

20

Division C/Standard 6

30

40

a) 29 : 35

b) 35 : 29

c) 31 : 37

d) 37 : 31

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

Marks

Number of students

40 and above

26

30 and above

42

30 and above

55

10 and above

77

0 and above

107

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

a) 55

b) 29

c) 42

d) 97

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

Year

GDP growth rate for the year (in %)

2011

8

2012

5

2013

-6

2014

6

2015

-8

If the GDP of the country was $1 trillion at the end of 2o13, what was it at the beginning of 2015?

a) $0.94 trillion

b) $0.92 trillion

c) $1.06 trillion

d) $0.98 trillion

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

Subjects

Marks scored

English

80

Hindi

40

Math

30

Science

80

Arts

30

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) 42

b) 37

c) 52

d) 47

Question 76. 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 asked the shopkeeper (A)/"Do you have change(B)/for a five hundred rupees note?"(C)/No error(D)

Options:

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 77. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

things that have been discarded as worthless.

a) remains

b) flotsam

c) shambles

d) havoc

Question 78. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

(I myself think) that this investigation is biased.

a) I think myself

b) I thought myself

c) I myself thought

d) no improvement

Question 79. 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'.

Each boy was given (A)/a toy as a parting gift,(B)/which made them happy.(C)/No error(D)

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) D

Question 80. 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 __________ with which she manages the task is remarkable.

a) calm

b) comfort

c) ease

d) satisfaction

Question 81. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

The preacher said, "May God grant peace to the departed!"

a) The preacher prays that God will grant peace to the departed.

b) The preacher prayed that God would grant peace to the departed.

c) The preacher said that God may grant peace to the departed.

d) The preacher said, God may grant peace to the departed.

Question 82. Select the antonym of

ingestion

a) gulp

b) slug

c) excrete

d) chug

Question 83. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Today, however, when one in four rural Indians

P-in identifying the poor are far greater

Q-is poor, our chances of being wrong

R-and one in six urban Indians

a) PRQ

b) RQP

c) QRP

d) QPR

Question 84. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Fans (queue) for the concert tickets since early morning.

a) has queued up

b) have had queued

c) have been queuing up

d) no improvement

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

become apparent through the appearance of symptoms.

a) manifest

b) distinct

c) visible

d) divulged

Question 86. Select the synonym of

splinter

a) stub

b) share

c) chip

d) friction

Question 87. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

In that case,

P-put together the best gender-just

Q-practices from all Personal Laws

R-a Uniform Civil Code would simply

a) RPQ

b) QRP

c) RQP

d) PQR

Question 88. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Wear your heart on your sleeve

a) a very bold person

b) a noble pure person

c) make one's feelings apparent

d) being overtly polite at all times

Question 89. Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) comando

b) coolants

c) limphoid

d) permutted

Question 90. Select the synonym of

spartan

a) garish

b) forgiven

c) civilized

d) brave

Question 91. 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 Directors failed to understand the ______________ behind the decision to suspend the manager.

a) belief

b) politics

c) ideology

d) rationale

Question 92. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

When it rains, it pours

a) one getting much less than what one expected

b) calamity always occurs in bad times

c) you always fall into trouble when you are least prepared

d) When something bad occurs, it usually occurs more than once

Question 93. 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.

Dark clouds have overcast the evening sky.

a) By the dark clouds the evening sky was overcast.

b) The evening sky has been overcast by the dark clouds.

c) Dark clouds overcastted the evening sky.

d) The sky of the evening was overcasted by dark clouds.

Question 94. Select the antonym of

horrify

a) affright

b) petrify

c) appall

d) soothe

Question 95. Select the word with the correct spelling.

a) pillages

b) spliter

c) palenes

d) bloting

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.

Words give reality to life. Some do better than others, offering ____________ as in twenty shades of grey. They do not _____________ describe reality, they create it, giving it colour, depth, and form. __________ all, what I am really interested in here is talking about just one word which reveals a great ___________ about India. The word tells us about its politics, its social self, and its communities. __________, that word is not jugaad. It's close, but the word is matlabi. offering ____________ as in twenty shades of grey.

a) distinction

b) nuance

c) hint

d) implication

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.

Words give reality to life. Some do better than others, offering ____________ as in twenty shades of grey. They do not _____________ describe reality, they create it, giving it colour, depth, and form. __________ all, what I am really interested in here is talking about just one word which reveals a great ___________ about India. The word tells us about its politics, its social self, and its communities. __________, that word is not jugaad. It's close, but the word is matlabi. They do not ______________ describe reality

a) so

b) just

c) somewhat

d) whatsoever

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.

Words give reality to life. Some do better than others, offering ____________ as in twenty shades of grey. They do not _____________ describe reality, they create it, giving it colour, depth, and form. __________ all, what I am really interested in here is talking about just one word which reveals a great ___________ about India. The word tells us about its politics, its social self, and its communities. __________, that word is not jugaad. It's close, but the word is matlabi.

__________ all, what I am really interested in here is talking about

a) Hence

b) So

c) Henceforth

d) But

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.

Words give reality to life. Some do better than others, offering ____________ as in twenty shades of grey. They do not _____________ describe reality, they create it, giving it colour, depth, and form. __________ all, what I am really interested in here is talking about just one word which reveals a great ___________ about India. The word tells us about its politics, its social self, and its communities. __________, that word is not jugaad. It's close, but the word is matlabi. one word which reveals a great ___________ about India.

a) deal

b) amount

c) quantity

d) information

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.

Words give reality to life. Some do better than others, offering ____________ as in twenty shades of grey. They do not _____________ describe reality, they create it, giving it colour, depth, and form. __________ all, what I am really interested in here is talking about just one word which reveals a great ___________ about India. The word tells us about its politics, its social self, and its communities. __________, that word is not jugaad. It's close, but the word is matlabi.

__________, that word is not jugaad.

a) Because

b) But

c) No

d) Yes

Answer Key

1

b

21

b

41

c

61

c

81

b

2

c

22

c

42

b

62

d

82

c

3

c

23

a

43

b

63

c

83

b

4

c

24

b

44

a

64

b

84

c

5

d

25

b

45

c

65

b

85

a

6

d

26

c

46

d

66

a

86

c

7

d

27

b

47

a

67

a

87

a

8

c

28

b

48

b

68

a

88

c

9

a

29

c

49

a

69

c

89

b

10

b

30

b

50

b

70

a

90

d

11

d

31

c

51

a

71

d

91

d

12

b

32

c

52

b

72

a

92

d

13

c

33

b

53

b

73

b

93

b

14

b

34

a

54

c

74

c

94

d

15

c

35

d

55

c

75

d

95

a

16

c

36

a

56

d

76

c

96

b

17

c

37

a

57

b

77

b

97

b

18

b

38

d

58

b

78

d

98

d

19

c

39

a

59

a

79

d

99

a

20

c

40

b

60

b

80

c

100

c

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