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SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 2016 complete question paper held on 20 January 2017 (Evening Shift)

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In this article, we have shared all the 100 questions asked in SSC CHSL 2016. This examination was held on 20th Jan, 2017 in the evening shift. We have successfully arranged the question paper from the SSC website with all questions and their suitable answers. As all of you know that the previous year papers play an important role in preparation of SSC exams as it will give you the glimpse of type of questions with their difficulty level.

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

Clever : Smart : : Apprehensive : ?

(a) Calm

(b) Certain

(c) Worried

(d) Confident

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

EF : UV : : IJ : ?

 (a) RQ

(b) QR

(c) PQ

(d) NO

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

QC : T : : SF : ?

(a) C

(b) Y

(c) Z

(d) X

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

731 : 11 : : 991 : ?

(a) 19

(b) 13

(c) 17

(d) 23

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

(a) Veena

(b) Guitar

(c) Violin

(d) Flute

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

(a) KP

(b) DW

(c) GT

(d) CW

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

(a) 306

(b) 270

(c) 132

(d) 240

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

(a) 8324

(b) 9344

(c) 7213

(d) 8729

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

? , Planning, Strategy, Marketing, Finance

(a) Realization

(b) Success

(c) Failure

(d) Idea

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

5, 30, 155, 780, ?

(a) 4000

(b) 3905

(c) 3900

(d) 3805

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) Some bags are hot.

(II) All hot things are cakes.

Conclusion:

(I) All cakes are bags.

(II) All bags are cakes.

(a) Conclusion 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.

PRQ, TVU, YAZ, ?

(a) BDC

(b) EGF

(c) DFE

(d) EFG

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

ML, HG, CB, ?

(a) XW

(b) YX

(c) WX

(d) ZY

Question 14 Ravi had five subjects in his final examination. The maximum marks in each subject are 100. If his percentage in four subjects is 80, and he scores 65 marks in the fifth subject, determine his overall percentage for the five subjects.

(a) 0.78

(b) 0.79

(c) 0.77

(d) 0.76

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

i. Worrisome

ii. Wonderful

iii. Worthless

iv. Wrong

(a) iv, ii, i, iii

(b) ii, i, iii, iv

(c) ii, iii, i, iv

(d) i, iv, iii, ii

Question 16 In a certain code language, "HAMMER" is written as "MAHERM". How is "MATTER" written in that code language?

(a) TREMAT

(b) TAMERT

(c) TAEMRT

(d) TARMET

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

81

3

90

60

4

76

49

6

?

(a) 78

(b) 80

(c) 85

(d) 75

Question 18 If "*" denotes "added to", "&" denotes "divided by", "@" denotes "multiplied by" and "%" denotes "subtracted from", then 399 & 19 @ 21 % 41 * 100 = ?

(a) 458

(b) 500

(c) 575

(d) 600

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?

P_P_RPQ_S_Q_ST

(a) QRQPR

(b) QQRPR

(c) PQPRR

(d) PRQRQ

Question 20 Vineet travels 16 km towards west, turns right and travels another 12 km, and then takes two successive left turns covering 8 km and 12 km in each turn respectively. Finally, he takes a right turn and travels 10km further. How far is he now from his original position ?

(a) 46 km

(b) 34 km

(c) 40 km

(d) 38 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-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, T can be represented by 20, 65, etc., and R can be represented by 43, 57, etc. Similarly? you have to identify the set for the word MIND.

Martix – I

 

0

1

2

3

4

0

T

R

V

M

N

1

V

U

N

H

M

2

T

N

S

G

L

3

M

V

P

L

M

4

V

T

L

R

N

Matrix – II

 

5

6

7

8

9

5

E

D

R

I

H

6

T

R

I

O

D

7

O

S

Y

D

R

8

S

I

O

M

D

9

G

A

I

R

O

(a) 03, 58, 33, 56

(b) 14, 75, 12, 89

(c) 30, 86, 21, 78

(d) 34, 97, 44, 98

Question 22 Pointing to a photograph of a lady, Vishal says, "She is the sisterinlaw of my grandfather's daughter". How is the lady in the photograph related to Vishal?

(a) Mother

(b) Aunt

(c) Sister

(d) Cannot be determined

Question 23

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Question 24 Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes.

Girl, Singer, Politician

(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 Garden inside the Taj Mahal is known as _____.

(a) Mughal Garden

(b) Taj Bageecha

(c) Taj Mahal Garden

(d) Mahal Bageecha

Question 27 How many Filmfare awards has Shahrukh Khan won?

(a) 5

(b) 10

(c) 15

(d) 20

Question 28 Which drug is used to cure Glaucoma?

(a) Fexofenadine

(b) Ketoconazole

(c) Latanoprost

(d) Ibuprofen

Question 29 _____ are a group of chemicals that influence cell division and shoot formation.

(a) Cytokinins

(b) Gibberellins

(c) Domins

(d) Auxins

Question 30 Lungs are the primary organs of _________.

(a) Digestion

(b) Constipation

(c) Perspiration

(d) Respiration

Question 31 Who discovered Oxygen?

(a) Carl Scheele

(b) Hooke

(c) Heisenberg

(d) Williams

Question 32 Electrons in the highest energy level of an atom are called ________.

(a) valence protons

(b) orbital protons

(c) valence electrons

(d) orbital electrons

Question 33 How many KB is equal to 1 GB?

(a) 1024

(b) 256 x 1024

(c) 1024 x 1024

(d) 1024 x 1024 x 128

Question 34 The Queen who had the nick name "Bloody Mary"

(a) Elizabeth

(b) Victoria

(c) Mary I

(d) Ruth

Question 35 Find arc elasticity of demand, if quantity demanded falls from 4600 to 4200 when price of the item is increased from Rs 960 to Rs 1000?

Options:

(a) 2.23

(b) 2.09

(c) 2.23

(d) 2.09

Question 36 Match the characteristics with their market structure:

(a) Difficult entry (often due to economies of scale)

(b) Can sell as much as it can at market price

(a) (a) Monopolistic Competition, (b) Pure Monopoly

(b) (a) Pure Monopoly, (b) Oligopoly

(c) (a) Oligopoly, (b) Pure Competition

(d) (a) Pure Competition, (b) Oligopoly

Question 37 Which of the following states has the maximum area of Mangrove forest?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Sikkim

(d) West Bengal

Question 38 Manas Tiger Reserve is in which state?

(a) Telangana

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Assam

(d) Kerala

Question 39 First man to go into space was

(a) Roald Amundsen

(b) Reynalt Mayor

(c) Robert Peary

(d) Major Yuri Gagarin

Question 40 India has how many states?

(a) 26

(b) 27

(c) 29

(d) 28

Question 41 Which country is the largest producer of Wheat?

(a) Brazil

(b) United States

(c) France

(d) China

Question 42 Noor Jahan was wife of which Mughal Emperor?

(a) Akbar

(b) Aurangzeb

(c) Jahangir

(d) Shah Jahan

Question 43 Battle of Tarain was fought in the year ________?

(a) 1526

(b) 1757

(c) 1191

(d) 1857

Question 44 Who invented the Lightning Rod in 1749?

(a) Benjamin Franklin

(b) Nikola Tesla

(c) Eli Whitney

(d) George Washington

Question 45 An object is in static equilibrium when it is _______.

(a) at rest

(b) moving in a circular path

(c) moving with uniform velocity

(d) accelerating at high speed

Question 46 _________________ through a plane surface is the product of the magnetic flux density normal to the surface and the area of the surface.

(a) Magnetic susceptibility

(b) Magnetic resonance

(c) Magnetic flux

(d) Magnetic pulse

Question 47 First country to make constitution is ________.

(a) India

(b) England

(c) USA

(d) Sri Lanka

Question 48 The number of parliamentary seats (Lok Sabha) of Chandigarh is

(a) 1

(b) 6

(c) 11

(d) 15

Question 49 Which country won the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2016?

(a) Australia

(b) West Indies

(c) Srilanka

(d) South Africa

Question 50 "Malgudi Days" was written by _____.

(a) Vijay Krishna Acharya

(b) Rajat Arora

(c) Mrinal Jha

(d) RK Narayan

Question 51 Reflection of the point (4, -6) in the origin is

(a) (4,6)

(b) (-4, -6)

(c) (-4,6)

(d) (4, -6)

Question 52 The reciprocal of the sum of the reciprocals of 2/9 and 7/10 is

(a) 14/83

(b) 83/14

(c) 90/83

(d) 83/90

Question 53 What is the equation of the line whose y-intercept is 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 54 What is the value of (sinA - 2sin3A)/( 2cos3A - cosA)?

(a) cotA

(b) cosecA

(c) secA

(d) tanA

Question 55 If 5x - 5(3x – 2) < 4x – 1 < 2 + 2x, then x can take which of the following values?

(a) 2

(b) 1

(c) 1

(d) 2

Question 56 Simplify (533bxaz)/(41ab)

(a) 17xzb

(b) 19xz

(c) 13xz

(d) 31ab

Question 57 If x – y = 7 and xy = 32, then value of (x2 + y2) is

(a) 49

(b) 64

(c) 113

(d) 15

Question 58 A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a profit of 33% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 20%. If the customer pays Rs 2,181.2, what had it cost the wholesaler?

(a) Rs 2050

(b) Rs 2320

(c) Rs 2712

(d) Rs 1780

Question 59 Product of digits of a 2-digit number is 12. If we add 36 to the number, the new number obtained is a number formed by interchange of the digits. What is the number.

(a) 62

(b) 34

(c) 26

(d) 43

Question 60 If cosec π/4 sin π/3 = x, then the value of x is

(a) 4/√3

(b) (2√2 - √3)/2

(c) (1 - √3)/ √3

(d) √3+2

Question 61 A man travels 404 kilometres in partly by rail and steamer. He spends 10 hours more time on steamer. If the speed of the steamer is 30 km/hr and the velocity of rail is 50 km/hr, how much distance does he cover by steamer?

(a) 407 km

(b) 509 km

(c) 610 km

(d) 339 km

Question 62 If √(sec2A (a)/secA = x, then the value of x is

(a) cosecA

(b) cosA

(c) sinA

(d) tanA

Question 63 A solid right circular cone of radius 4 cm and height 7 cm is put inside a cylindrical vessel of radius 5 cm and height 8 cm. How much water in cubic cm will be required to fill the cylindrical vessel completely?

(a) 1022.48 cubic cms

(b) 1533.72 cubic cms

(c) 511.24 cubic cms

(d) 255.62 cubic cms

Question 64 If the amount received at the end of 2nd and 3rd year at Compound Interest on a certain Principal is Rs 24200, and Rs 26620 respectively, what is the rate of interest?

(a) 10 percent

(b) 5 percent

(c) 20 percent

(d) 16 percent

Question 65 Two numbers are 50% and 80% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

(a) 150 percent

(b) 60 percent

(c) 30 percent

(d) 37.5 percent

Question 66 Manoj can do a piece of work in 42 hours. If he is joined by Jayashree who is 100% more efficient, in what time they will finish the work together?

(a) 7 hours

(b) 3.5 hours

(c) 14 hours

(d) 2.5 hours

Question 67 The measures of the three angles of a triangle are in the ratio 1:2:3. What is the measure of the biggest angle?

(a) 30°

(b) 60°

(c) 90°

(d) 120°

Question 68 The average revenues of 13 consecutive years of a company is Rs 70 lakhs. If the average of first 7 years is Rs 65 lakhs and that of last 7 years is Rs 77 lakhs, find the revenue for the 7th year.

(a) Rs 86 lakhs

(b) Rs 84 lakhs

(c) Rs 82 lakhs

(d) Rs 80 lakhs

Question 69 Profit of Rs 144000 has to be divided among three partners Akram, Bipin and Chintan in the ratio 3:2:7. How much Rs. Chintan get?

(a) 84000

(b) 24000

(c) 36000

(d) 42000

Question 70 Area of _____ equals half the product of its diagonal.

(a) Parallelogram

(b) Rectangle

(c) Kite

(d) Cyclic quadrilateral

Question 71 The costs of daily ticket of local train is Rs. 50 and Monthly Pass costs is Rs. 1125. If I buy the Monthly Pass and travel for 30 days in a month then I save?

(a) 10 percent

(b) 25 percent

(c) 14 percent

(d) 15 percent

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

 

Weight (kg)

Height (m)

Apeksha

59

1.8

Apsara

51

1.72

Aradhana

62

1.57

Archana

74

1.68

Who has the least weight to height ratio?

(a) Apeksha

(b) Apsara

(c) Aradhana

(d) Archana

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

Year

Company’s % Profit

2011

15

2012

5

2013

10

2014

25

2015

15

What was the revenue of the company if its expenditure was Rs 525 crore in the year when its % profit was the least?

(a) 577.5

(b) 603.75

(c) 525

(d) 551.25

Question 74 The following table shows the number of children in each house of a society.

Number of Children

Number of Houses

0

7

1

7

2

13

3

3

What is the average number of children per house?

(a) 1.65

(b) 1.4

(c) 1.9

(d) 1.15

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

Partners

Present % share

Anand

20

Basu

5

Chinmay

25

Dhiraj

20

Ejaz

30

If the company has issued 6 lakh shares between its five partners and if Chinmay offers to sell 15,000 of his shares to Dhiraj, then Dhiraj will have how many shares?

(a) 120000 shares

(b) 135000 shares

(c) 150000 shares

(d) 105000 shares

Question 76 Select the word with the correct spelling.

(a) mamoths

(b) nicotien

(c) rickshaw

(d) platypous

Question 77 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.

One must keep one's promises.

(a) One's promises must be kept by one.

(b) One's promises had to be kept.

(c) Promises must be kept.

(d) Promises have to be kept by one.

Question 78 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

Taken together, this

P-givesa total global

Q-stockpileof almost 1,900 tons of

R-nuclear weapons-usable material

(a) QRP

(b) PQR

(c) RPQ

(d) QPR

Question 79 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Crocodile tears

(a) To feel sad for another person's misfortunes

(b) To laugh so much that your eyes start to water

(c) A person whose sadness is never noticed

(d) Expressions of sorrow that are insincere

Question 80 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 professor told the class, "Ice floats on water".

(a) The professor told the class that, that ice floats on water.

(b) The professor told the class ice floats on water.

(c) The professor told the class that ice floats on water.

(d) The professor told the class how ice floats on water.

Question 81 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to portray in words; describe

(a) to evince

(b) to divulge

(c) to depict

(d) to manifest

Question 82 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

In 2001, hundreds of people were killed (from) the earthquake in Gujarat.

(a) in

(b) because of

(c) since

(d) no improvement

Question 83 Select the word with the correct spelling.

(a) defered

(b) decifer

(c) fammished

(d) glaucoma

Question 84 In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

The residence of that rich man was plain to the point of being ____________, with no luxuries.

(a) ascetic

(b) austere

(c) stringent

(d) solemn

Question 85 Select the antonym of

motley

(a) kaleidoscopic

(b) assorted

(c) homogenous

(d) disparate

Question 86 Select the antonym of

violation

(a) abuse

(b) obedience

(c) felony

(d) crime

Question 87 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'.

Seldom we have been(A)/treated in such(B)/a rude manner.(C)/No error(D)

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

Question 88 Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

Vikram (insist that) he was innocent.

(a) insisted on that

(b) insisted that

(c) insisted on

(d) no improvement

Question 89 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.

Then, he left for Silicon Valley to ___________ his dream of launching a startup.

(a) persevere

(b) eschew

(c) pursue

(d) cherish

Question 90 Select the synonym of

bother

(a) obscene

(b) beset

(c) obfuscate

(d) oblivious

Question 91 Select the synonym of

elate

(a) abase

(b) faze

(c) exhilarate

(d) enervate

Question 92 In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

I will try to be on time(A)/but don't worry when(B)/I am late.(C)/No error(D)

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

Question 93 Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

The loss of these

P-young, and often

Q-make us ponder

R-bright, people must

(a) PRQ

(b) PQR

(c) QPR

(d) RPQ

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

Chink in one's armour

(a) A spotless shield tells that the person has not yet fought any war

(b) A small crack if not repaired will break the shield

(c) An area of vulnerability

(d) One's primary defence system against loss or injury

Question 95 In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to impose something unwelcome on

(a) to subject

(b) to extort

(c) to levy

(d) to inflict

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.

It is obviously wrong as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ________ all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ______________ private schools want additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ______________ and projects. And they often recommend tuition for the children. None of this ______________ in this cost calculation. However, the family __________ this burden and these items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

books and stationery, and transport, ________ all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included.

(a) that

(b) those

(c) which

(d) when

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.

It is obviously wrong as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ________ all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ______________ private schools want additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ______________ and projects. And they often recommend tuition for the children. None of this ______________ in this cost calculation. However, the family __________ this burden and these items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

______________ private schools want additional money

(a) Occasionally

(b) Randomly

(c) Rarely

(d) Mostly

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.

It is obviously wrong as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ________ all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ______________ private schools want additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ______________ and projects. And they often recommend tuition for the children. None of this ______________ in this cost calculation. However, the family __________ this burden and these items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

______________ and projects.

(a) travels

(b) tours

(c) expeditions

(d) excursions

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.

It is obviously wrong as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ________ all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ______________ private schools want additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ______________ and projects. And they often recommend tuition for the children. None of this ______________ in this cost calculation. However, the family __________ this burden and these items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

None of this ______________ in this cost calculation.

(a) counts

(b) is counted

(c) have been counted

(d) had been counted

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.

It is obviously wrong as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ________ all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ______________ private schools want additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ______________ and projects. And they often recommend tuition for the children. None of this ______________ in this cost calculation. However, the family __________ this burden and these items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

However, the family __________ this burden

(a) bore

(b) bears

(c) had borne

(d) is bearing

Answer Key

1

c

21

c

41

d

61

d

81

c

2

b

22

d

42

c

62

c

82

a

3

b

23

a

43

c

63

c

83

d

4

a

24

b

44

a

64

a

84

b

5

d

25

d

45

a

65

a

85

c

6

d

26

a

46

c

66

c

86

b

7

b

27

c

47

c

67

c

87

a

8

b

28

c

48

a

68

b

88

b

9

d

29

a

49

b

69

a

89

c

10

b

30

d

50

d

70

c

90

b

11

c

31

a

51

c

71

b

91

c

12

b

32

c

52

a

72

b

92

b

13

a

33

c

53

d

73

d

93

a

14

c

34

c

54

d

74

b

94

c

15

b

35

a

55

b

75

b

95

d

16

b

36

c

56

c

76

c

96

c

17

c

37

d

57

c

77

c

97

a

18

b

38

c

58

a

78

b

98

d

19

b

39

d

59

c

79

d

99

b

20

b

40

c

60

b

80

c

100

b

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