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SSC SI ASI in CAPF 2017: Practice set-1

Jun 27, 2017 16:59 IST
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In this article, we are presenting a set of 100 questions out of all four sections including General knowledge, General Intelligence & reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English comprehension.  As per the latest exam pattern, there are 200 questions in which each section contribute 50-50 questions.  So, let us have a look of the approximate questions that can be asked in SSC SI ASI exam 2017.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

1. Find the odd word.

  1. Spleen
  2. Pancreas
  3. Eye
  4. Liver

2. Find the odd word.

  1. Conduction
  2. Condensation
  3. Catalysis
  4. Coagulation

3. Find the odd word.

  1. Whale
  2. Donkey
  3. Langur
  4. Scarab

4. Find the odd letters.

  1. ACEG
  2. MNPR
  3. LNPR
  4. PRTV

Directions: In the following 2 questions, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

5. 8, 16, 48, 96, 288, 576, _______

  1. 1052
  2. 1152
  3. 2880
  4. 1728

6. 3, 11, 31, 57, 91, 133, _______

  1. 181
  2. 143
  3. 151
  4. 183

Directions: In the following 5 questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives:

7. Velocity: Speed :: Veracity : ?

  1. Principle
  2. Idea
  3. Falsehood
  4. Truth

8. Iodine: Goiter:: ?

  1. Fat : Obesity
  2. Insulin : Diabetes
  3. Hormones : Haemophilia
  4. Mango : Anemia

9. Doctor: Medicine :: ? : Judgment

  1. Judge
  2. Lawyer
  3. Policeman
  4. Court

10. 134: ACD : : 567 : ?

  1. EFG
  2. HIJ
  3. DEF
  4. FGH

11. BONUS: ACNPMOTVRT: : BUCKET : ?

  1. SUOBN
  2. ACMNMOTURT
  3. ACTVBDJLDFSU
  4. ACMNMOTVRT

Directions: In the following 2 questions, select the missing number from the given responses:

12.

  1. 18
  2. 15
  3. 16
  4. 17

13.

  1. 142
  2. 146
  3. 148
  4. 144

14. which of the following word cannot be formed using ‘ENVIRONMENT’?

  1. Reign
  2. Term
  3. Rent
  4. Rein

Directions: In the following 2 questions, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

15. I _ _ _ I j _ l _ _ _ l

  1. Jklijkl
  2. Jklkijk
  3. Jklikjj
  4. Klijkkl

16. ab _ _ _ b _ bbaa _

  1. baaab
  2. babba
  3. abbab
  4. abaab

17. In a box there are 5 different black balls, 3 different white balls and 2 different red balls. How many ways to select 2 balls but not both same colour?

  1. 30
  2. 31
  3. 25
  4. 40

18. Two statements are given. You have to answer considering the statement to be true, even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.

Statements:

1. James works in a factory.

2. He gets a salary.

  1. James gets paid for his work.
  2. James likes to work in a factory.
  3. James loves his work and his salary.
  4. James loves his salary.

19. If the mirror image of a clock shows quarter past three, then what is the original time?

  1. 3.15
  2. 8.15
  3. 9.15
  4. 8.45

20. ELEPHANT is written as 57589143, LEAP can be written as

  1. 7518
  2. 5618
  3. 6712
  4. 6518

21. Four words are given. Arrange them in decreasing order of the number of vowels occurring in the word, each vowel being counted with multiplicity.

1. Assassination

2. Rejuvenation

3. Mississippi

4. Acrimonious

  1. 4, 1, 3, 2
  2. 4, 2, 1, 3
  3. 4, 3, 1, 2
  4. 4, 1, 2, 3

22. Which figures have equal frequency?

7 8 9 7 6 5 3 4 2 8 9 7 2 4 5 9 2 9 7 6 4 7

  1. 2, 4, 5
  2. 8, 6, 5
  3. 2, 5, 3
  4. 3, 7, 5

23. Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?

1. Plant

2. Flower

3. Sowing

4. Seedling

  1. 3, 2, 4, 1
  2. 3, 1, 2, 4
  3. 3, 4, 1, 2
  4. 4, 3, 1, 2

24. In a certain code TEACHER is written as ZYXDOYK, and RAIL as KXQM. How will be CHAIR written?

  1. DQOXK
  2. DOKQX
  3. DOXQK
  4. DOQXK

25. P + Q implies that P is the brother of Q, PQ implies that P is the mother of Q, whereas PQ implies P is the sister of Q. Which of the following implies M is the maternal uncle of R?

  1. MKR
  2. None of these
  3. MKQ
  4. MRK

English Language and Comprehension

Directions: In the following two Questions, the first and the last part of sentence are numbered l and 6. The rest of the sentence is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer and indicate it in the Answer Sheet.

26. In this modern world of consumerism

P. both for the young and old

Q. who can defeat consistently

R. with its onslaught of

S. tempting advertisements

the desire to buy new products?

  1. QRSP
  2. PRSQ
  3. RSPQ
  4. RSQP

27. He had spent

P. to see him off

Q. and l was now

R. accompanying him across the river

S. a fortnight with me

for his long railway journey home.

  1. PRQS
  2. SQRP
  3. PSQR
  4. QSRP

Directions: In the following question, in the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks. 

Passage:

The first written number (i) is about 5000 years old and (ii) from the Sumerians in Mesopotamia. But man wanted to specify (iii) even much (iv) of the animals killed or reared. (v) the beginning, man counted using the fingers joints.

28. (i.)

  1. organization
  2. function
  3. practice
  4. system

29. (ii.)

  1. coming
  2. came
  3. is coming
  4. comes

30. (iii.)

  1. quantitative
  2. quantum
  3. qualities
  4. quantities

31.(iv.)

  1. earliest
  2. earlier
  3. later
  4. early

32. (v.)

  1. On
  2. From
  3. In
  4. At

 Directions: In the following two Questions, sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle [] in the Answer Sheet.

33. I never _______ such a result.

  1. dreamed of
  2. think of
  3. dream of
  4. dreamt of

34. If you _________ in your studies, you will get a first class.

  1. adhere
  2. persevere
  3. insist
  4. indulge

Directions: In the following Four Questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

35. Ferocious

  1. Practical
  2. Reassuring
  3. Gentle
  4. Strong

36. Adversity

  1. Humbleness
  2. Prosperity
  3. Humility
  4. Anger

37. The children said that they wanted to go on a picnic.

  1. The children said, "We will want to go on a picnic."
  2. The children said, “We wanted to go on a picnic.”
  3. The children said, "We are wanting to go on a picnic."
  4. The children said, "We want to go on a picnic."

Directions: In the following two Questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.

38. Dogs soon recognize the persons by whom they are kindly treated.

  1. Dogs soon recognize
  2. No error
  3. The persons by whom
  4. They are kindly treated.

39. I have been invited to a party hosted by my cousin sister.

  1. Invited to a party
  2. Hosted by my cousin sister.
  3. No error
  4. I have been

Directions: In the following Four Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

 

40. Back to square one

  1. To start again
  2. To complete a game
  3. To be able to count
  4. To replay a game of chess

 

41. If you are no spring chicken, you are

  1. Inexperienced.
  2. a dead chicken.
  3. not energetic.
  4. not young.

Directions: In the following Four Questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

42. Previous

  1. Latest
  2. Former
  3. After
  4. Earliest

43. Rely

  1. Depend
  2. Trust
  3. Lean
  4. Betray

44. His determination was not shook by what people said.

  1. was not shaken
  2. was not shaking
  3. No improvement
  4. was not shaked

45. I cannot barely wait for May birthday party.

  1. I can barely wait
  2. I barely wait
  3. I barely cannot
  4. No improvement

Directions: In the following Four Questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given sentences.

46. One who deals in furs.

  1. Tanner
  2. Drover
  3. Furrier
  4. Lapidist

47. An author’s handwritten or typed text, submitted for publication.

  1. Pamphlet
  2. Manuscript
  3. Papyrus
  4. Replica

48. Find the correctly spelt word.

  1. Perserverance
  2. Persaverence
  3. Preserverence
  4. Perseverance

49. Find the correctly spelt word.

  1. Whymsical
  2. Whimsicol
  3. Whimsical
  4. Whimsecal

50. Find the correctly spelt word.

  1. Diferentiation
  2. Differentiasion
  3. Differentiation
  4. Diferrentiation

Quantitative Aptitude

51. There are 24 peaches, 36 apricots and 60 bananas and they have to be arranged in several rows in such a way that every row contains the same number of fruits of only one type. What is the minimum number of rows required for this to happen?

  1. 12
  2. 9
  3. 10
  4. 6

52. I have x marbles. My elder brother has 3 more than mine, while my younger brother has 3 less than mine. If the total number of marbles is 15, the number of marbles that I have is

  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 8
  4. 7

53. Weight of a bucket when filled fully with water is 17 kg. If the weight of the bucket when half filled with water is 13.5 kg what is the weight of empty bucket?

  1. 12 kg
  2. 8 kg
  3. 10 kg
  4. 7 kg

54. Some staff promised to do a job in 18 days, but 6 of them went on leave. So the remaining men took 20 days to complete the job. How many men were there originally?

  1. 55
  2. 62
  3. 56
  4. 60

55. A certain number of men can do a piece of work in 40 days. If there were 45 men more the work could have been finished in 25 days. Find the original number of men employed in the work.

  1. 70
  2. 85
  3. 65
  4. 75

56. A brick 2 thick is placed against a wheel to act for a stop. The horizontal distance of the face of the brick from the point where the wheel touches the ground is 6”. The radius of the wheel in inches is

  1. 10
  2. 5
  3. 12
  4. 6

57. A TV was bought at a price of Rs 21,000. After one year the value of TV was depreciated by 5%. Find the value of the TV after one year.

  1. Rs 19,950
  2. Rs 20,950
  3. Rs 18,950
  4. Rs 17,950

58. The listed price of a shirt is Rs 270 and it is available at Rs 237.60. The rate of discount is

  1. 10%
  2. 12%
  3. 15%
  4. 20%

59. The ratio of 3 positive numbers is 2 : 3 : 5 and the sum of their squares is 608. The three numbers are

  1. 2, 3, 5
  2. 10, 15, 25
  3. 8, 12, 20
  4. 4, 6, 10

60. A sum of money is divided among A, B, C and D in the proportion of 7 : 6 : 3 : 5. If B gets Rs 270 more than C then share of D is

  1. Rs 250
  2. Rs 350
  3. Rs 450
  4. Rs 455

61. A motorist travels to a place 150 km away at an average speed of 50 km/hr and returns at 30 km/hr. His average speed for the whole journey in km/hr is

  1. 37.5
  2. 37
  3. 35
  4. 40

62. Three numbers are such that the average of first two numbers is 2, the average of the last two numbers is 3 and the average of the first and the last numbers is 4, then the average of three numbers is equal to

  1. 2
  2. 3.5
  3. 3
  4. 2.5

63. A manufacturer sells an item to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 18%. The wholesaler sells the same to a retailer at a profit of 20%. The retailer in turn sells it to a customer for Rs 15045 thereby earning a profit of 25%. The cost price of the manufacturer is

  1. Rs 8000
  2. Rs 8500
  3. Rs 9000
  4. Rs 10000

64. A shopkeeper buys two cameras at the same price. He sells one camera at a profit of 18% and the other at a price 10% less than the selling price of the first. His total profit or loss per cent is

  1. 12.1% profit
  2. 12.1% loss
  3. 12.2% profit
  4. 11.1% loss

65. In a quarterly examination a student secured 30% marks and failed by 12 marks. In the same examination another student secured 40% marks and got 28 marks more than minimum marks to pass. The maximum marks in the examination is

  1. 300
  2. 500
  3. 700
  4. 400

66. Two trains X and Y start from Jodhpur to Jaipur and from Jaipur to Jodhpur respectively. After passing each other they take 4 hr 48 min and 3 hr 20 min to reach Jaipur and Jodhpur respectively. If X is moving at 45 km/hr, the speed of Y is

  1. 60 km/hr
  2. 58 km/hr
  3. 54 km/hr
  4. 64.8 km/hr

67. A sum doubles itself in 16 years, then in how many years will it treble itself; rate of interest being simple

  1. 25 years
  2. 24 years
  3. 48 years
  4. 64 years

68. A right circular cylinder is circumscribed about a hemisphere so that they share the same base. The ratio of the volumes of cylinder and hemisphere is

  1. 4 : 3
  2. 3 : 1
  3. 3 : 4
  4. 3 : 2

69. The ratio of volumes of two cubes is 8: 125. The ratio of their surface areas is

  1. 4: 25
  2. 2: 75
  3. 2: 15
  4. 4: 15

70. A hemisphere of iron is melted and recast in the shape of a right circular cylinder of diameter 18 cm and height 162 cm. The radius of the hemisphere is

  1. 27 cm
  2. 9 cm
  3. 6 cm
  4. 12 cm

71. An iron sphere of radius 27 cm is melted to form a wire of length 729 cm. The radius of wire is

  1. 6 cm
  2. 9 cm
  3. 18 cm
  4. 36 cm

Directions: The following graph represents the transport used by children. Study the graph and answer question Nos. 72 to 75.


72. What is the measure of the angle at the centre representing people walking?

  1. 144°
  2. 48°
  3. 36°
  4. 72°

73. What is the percentage of children using scooter?

  1. 20%
  2. 33.33%
  3. 15%
  4. 40%

74. If 10 students come by car, how many come by bus?

  1. 60
  2. 50
  3. 30
  4. 100

75. If 180 students come walking to school what is the strength of the school?

  1. 540
  2. 450
  3. 360
  4. 600

76. The Psychological law of consumption states that

  1. proportionate increase in consumption is less than proportionate increase in income
  2. increase in income is equal to increase in consumption
  3. increase in consumption is greater than increase in income
  4. consumption does not change with a change in income

77. Collective consumption means

  1. household consumption
  2. individual consumption
  3. self-consumption
  4. consumption by the citizens of the country

78. Who defined ‘Rent’ as that portion or produce of the earth which is paid to the landlord for the use of original and indestructible power of the soil?

  1. Ricardo
  2. Marshall
  3. Keynes
  4. Pigou

79. Subsidies are payment by government to

  1. Consuming units
  2. Producing units
  3. banking units
  4. Retired persons

80. The profits of Indian-banks operating in foreign countries are a part of

  1. income from entrepreneurship earned from abroad
  2. domestic factor income of India
  3. profits of the enterprises working in domestic territory of India
  4. operating surplus of the banks located in India

81. The council of Ministers are collectively responsible to the

  1. President
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Lok Sabha
  4. Rajya Sabha

82. The concept of Directive Principles of State Policy in Indian Constitution is adopted from that of

  1. Ireland and Spain
  2. US and UK
  3. USSR and China
  4. Japan and Korea

83. Which among the following Act suggested for the post called as Comptroller and Auditor General?

  1. 1909 Act
  2. 1919 Act
  3. 1935 Act
  4. 1947 Act

84. Which was the first state to go to polls under the Delimitation?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Kerala
  4. Karnataka

85. Which among the following state has Vidhan Parishad?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Kerala
  4. Andhra Pradesh

86. Bijapur is known for its

  1. Severe drought condition
  2. Gol Gumbaz
  3. Heavy rainfall
  4. Statue of Gomateswara

87. Who was a founder member of the Russian Populist Movement “Russian Populist Movement “Anarchism”?

  1. Mikhail Bakunin
  2. Gorkhy
  3. Leo Tolstoy
  4. Turganev

88. Who founded ‘The Gadar Party’ in San francisco in the USA ?

  1. Lala Hardayal
  2. Lala Lazpat Rai
  3. Azit Singh
  4. Bipin Chandra Paul

89. The Supreme Court at Calcutta was established by

  1. Regulating Act of 1773
  2. Pitts India Act of 1784
  3. Charter Act of 1793
  4. Charter Act of 1813

90. Who was the founder of Satya Shodak Sabha in Maharashtra?

  1. Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar
  2. Dr. Atmaram Pandurang
  3. Gopal Baba Wala
  4. Jyothiba Phule

91. Which one of the following rivers crosses the tropic of Capricorn twice?

  1. Vaal
  2. Limpopo
  3. Nizer
  4. Zambezi

92. ‘Willow’ for a cricket bat is obtained from

  1. Tropical forests
  2. Rain forests
  3. Deciduous forests
  4. Coniferous forests

93. The longest river in Asia is

  1. River Indus
  2. River Yangtze
  3. River Hwang Ho
  4. River Ganga

94. The darkest portion of the shadow cast during an eclipse

  1. Corona
  2. Umbra
  3. Penumbra
  4. Black hole

95. The primary goal of planning for disasters is to reduce

  1. Death
  2. Damage
  3. Risk
  4. Vulnerability

96. “Linkage” was discovered by

  1. Blakslee
  2. Morgan
  3. Muller
  4. Bateson

97. The book “Genera Plantarium” was written by

  1. Linnalus
  2. Benthem and Hooker
  3. Engler and Prantle
  4. Hutchinson

98. Sporangia bearing leaf of a fern is called as

  1. Ramentum
  2. Indusium
  3. Sorus
  4. Sporophyll

99. ‘Coralloid root’ of Cycas helps in

  1. Absorption of water
  2. Absorption of water and fixation of Nitrogen
  3. Anchorage
  4. Transport of food

100. Water conduction takes place in mosses through

  1. Xylem and Phloem
  2. Xylem
  3. Collenchyma
  4. Parenchyma

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