SSC CGL Tier 1 (19 August) Shift 1 Past Year 2017 Paper


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QUESTION: 1

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'.

Q. Several great battles (a)/ took place among (b)/ the British and the Americans. (c)/No Error (d)

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QUESTION: 2

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'.

Q. The stream gurgled (a)/ contentedly as it (b)/ slowed to rounding the bend. (c)/No Error (d)

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QUESTION: 3

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 criminal changed his name to an ___________ in order to elude the police.

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QUESTION: 4

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 ___________ my husband and I had was so loud it woke our children.

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QUESTION: 5

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Litter

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QUESTION: 6

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Obliterate

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QUESTION: 7

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Scrimp

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QUESTION: 8

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Guzzle

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QUESTION: 9

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

To heave a sigh of relief

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QUESTION: 10

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

To be on cloud nine

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QUESTION: 11

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

She was uneasy because she (never be) on a plane before.

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QUESTION: 12

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

No one knows how he escaped (dash) to pieces.

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QUESTION: 13

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

The upward force that a fluid exerts on a body floating in it

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QUESTION: 14

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

The use of irony to mock or convey contempt

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QUESTION: 15

In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

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QUESTION: 16

In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

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QUESTION: 17

The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

As for ourselves, we

X-combing our hair 
Y-a good wash and 
Z-were contented with

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QUESTION: 18

The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

If there is a

X-corresponding sensation
Y-kind, there has to be a
Z-change in brain activity of a certain

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QUESTION: 19

In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

The fire destroyed the whole neighbourhood.

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QUESTION: 20

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

The accused said to the judge, "Let me meet my children before I die, sir."

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QUESTION: 21

Direction (Q.21-25) : 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.

"Jim Crow" shuns the mountains for reasons satisfactory to himself; not so the magpie, the raven, and _____(1)_____ mischief-maker, Clark's nutcracker. All of which keeps the bird-lover from the East in an ecstasy of surprises until he has ______(2)_______ accustomed to his changed environment. One cannot help ____(3)_______ into the speculative mood in view of the sharp contrasts ______(4)________ the birds of the East and ___(5)______ of the West.

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QUESTION: 22

"Jim Crow" shuns the mountains for reasons satisfactory to himself; not so the magpie, the raven, and _____(1)_____ mischief-maker, Clark's nutcracker. All of which keeps the bird-lover from the East in an ecstasy of surprises until he has ______(2)_______ accustomed to his changed environment. One cannot help ____(3)_______ into the speculative mood in view of the sharp contrasts ______(4)________ the birds of the East and ___(5)______ of the West.

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QUESTION: 23

"Jim Crow" shuns the mountains for reasons satisfactory to himself; not so the magpie, the raven, and _____(1)_____ mischief-maker, Clark's nutcracker. All of which keeps the bird-lover from the East in an ecstasy of surprises until he has ______(2)_______ accustomed to his changed environment. One cannot help ____(3)_______ into the speculative mood in view of the sharp contrasts ______(4)________ the birds of the East and ___(5)______ of the West.

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QUESTION: 24

"Jim Crow" shuns the mountains for reasons satisfactory to himself; not so the magpie, the raven, and _____(1)_____ mischief-maker, Clark's nutcracker. All of which keeps the bird-lover from the East in an ecstasy of surprises until he has ______(2)_______ accustomed to his changed environment. One cannot help ____(3)_______ into the speculative mood in view of the sharp contrasts ______(4)________ the birds of the East and ___(5)______ of the West.

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QUESTION: 25

"Jim Crow" shuns the mountains for reasons satisfactory to himself; not so the magpie, the raven, and _____(1)_____ mischief-maker, Clark's nutcracker. All of which keeps the bird-lover from the East in an ecstasy of surprises until he has ______(2)_______ accustomed to his changed environment. One cannot help ____(3)_______ into the speculative mood in view of the sharp contrasts ______(4)________ the birds of the East and ___(5)______ of the West.

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QUESTION: 26

Select the related word from the given alternatives.

Product : Multiplication :: Sum : ?

Solution:

Product and multiplication are synonyms, similarly sum and addition have same meaning.

QUESTION: 27

Select the related letters from the given alternatives.

FHK : DFI :: OQT : ?

Solution:

Expression = FHK : DFI

The pattern followed is :

Similarly, for OQT :

QUESTION: 28

Select the related number from the given alternatives.

10001 : 10101 :: 101 : ?

Solution:

Expression = 10001 : 10101 :: 101 : ?

The pattern followed is = n:n+100

Eg = 10001:10001+100=10001:10101

Similarly, 101+100=201

QUESTION: 29

Select the odd word from the given alternatives.

Solution:

Shorts, pants and trousers are worn below the waist, hence shirt is the odd one out.

QUESTION: 30

Select the odd letters from the given alternatives.

Solution:

(A) : E (+3 letters) = H (+3 letters) = K

(B) : Z (+2 letters) = B (+2 letters) = D

(C) : L (+3 letters) = O (+3 letters) = R

(D) : S (+3 letters) = V (+3 letters) = Y

QUESTION: 31

Select the odd number from the given alternatives.

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QUESTION: 32

A series is given, with one word missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.win, note, grain, broker, ?

Solution:

Expression : win, note, grain, broker, ?

The pattern is that in each word, number of letters are increasing = 3,4,5,6

Now, the next word must contain 7 letters. Among the option, the word with seven letters is Banking.

QUESTION: 33

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

KlMnO, qRsTu, WxYzA, cDeFg, ?

Solution:

Expression : KlMnO, qRsTu, WxYzA, cDeFg, ?

The pattern followed is that in groups of 5, English alphabetical series is written. Also, 1 letter is missing after each term. And alternate letters are in capital and small.

Thus, after 'g', next omitted letter = 'h'

Also, the first letter and then every alternate letter should be in capital.

Thus, missing term = IjKlM

QUESTION: 34

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

0, 3, 8, ? , 24, 35

Solution:

The above numbers are of the form n2−1

QUESTION: 35

Faiyaz's birthday is on Wednesday 12th April. On what day of the week will be Shray's Birthday in the same year if Shray was born on 2nd October?

Solution:

According to the question, 12th April is Wednesday

Number of days left in April = 30-12=18

Similarly, odd days from 12th April till 2nd October = (18+31+30+31+31+30+2)%7

= 4+3+2+3+3+2+2=19

Now, dividing 19 by 7, remainder = 0

Thus, day on 2nd October = Wednesday (+5) = Monday

QUESTION: 36

The weights of 4 boxes are 20, 90, 40 and 60 kilograms. Which of the following cannot be the total weight,in kilograms, of any combination of these boxes and in a combination a box can be used only once?

Solution:

Weights of 4 boxes = 20, 90, 40 and 60 kilograms

(A) : 210 = 20 + 40 + 60 + 90

(B) : 170 = 20 + 60 + 90

(C) : 190 = 40 + 60 + 90

(D) : 200 = not possible

QUESTION: 37

From the given words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.

SMOTHERS

Solution:

The word SMOTHERS does not contain any 'A', and thus the word 'Tears' cannot be formed.

QUESTION: 38

If FRISKED is coded as HTKUMGF, then how will SUN be coded as?

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QUESTION: 39

In a certain code language, '+' represents 'x', '-' represents '+', 'x' represents '÷' and '÷' represents '-'. What is the answer to the following question?

80 + 2 ÷ 25 + 5 - 10 = ?

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QUESTION: 40

If 45 % 11 = 7, 59 % 34 = 7 then what is the value of 55 % 4 = ?

Solution:

The pattern followed is that the sum of digits of second number is subtracted from the sum of digits of first number.

QUESTION: 41

Select the missing number from the given responses ?

Solution:

In the first column, the first number is obtained by adding the other two numbers.

Eg : 87+15=102

and 45+44=89

Similarly, 50+25=75

QUESTION: 42

Two cars C and D start from the same point. C travels 9 km South, then turns to its left and travels another 11 km. D travels 3 km East, then turns South and travels 5 km, then turns to its left and travels another 8 km. Where is D with respect to C now?

Solution:

Let both C and D start from point R. C's path is shown by black and D's by blue.

C travels 9 km south and reaches S, then takes left turn and reaches point T by travelling 11 km.

Similarly, D travels east for 3 km and reaches Q, then turns south for 5 km and finally stops at point O.

Thus, OT = 9 - 5 = 4 km

∴ D is 4 km to the north of C.

QUESTION: 43

In the question a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.

Statement : Should street lights be switched off after midnight?

Argument I : No, statistics show that crime and accidents increase if street lights are switched off.
Argument II : Yes, few vehicles ply after midnight, expensive electricity will be wasted.

Solution:

The first argument states that if lights are switched off after midnight, then it can result in increased crime and accidents, thus it is a strong argument as it has a direct impact on the givens statement.

Similarly, other argument is also strong as it states that electricity will be saved if street lights are switched off.

Thus, both I and II are strong.

QUESTION: 44

Which of the following cube in the answer figure cannot be made based on the unfolded cube in the question figure?

Solution:

When we fold the given figure, the circle with a '+' sign will become the base of the cube and the side with only '+' sign will become top, and thus they will face each other. Similarly, the sides which will face each other will be :

Since, the opposite sides cannot be adjacent in the cube, thus the cube in the last option is not possible.

QUESTION: 45

In the following figure, square represents Painters, triangle represents women, circle represents Accountants and rectangle represents Americans. Which set of letters represents Americans who are not accountants?

Solution:

Americans who are not accountants are represented by blue colour = G + H

QUESTION: 46

Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure

Solution:

When we complete the above figure, we get :

Now, the first figure resembles the above missing part in blue colour.

QUESTION: 47

From the given answer select in one in which the question figure is hidden / embedded

Solution:

The question figure is embedded in the following figure :

QUESTION: 48

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.

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QUESTION: 49

If a mirror is placed on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?

Solution:

A horizontal mirror is placed, so the objects will turn upside down in the mirror image (eg - an object at top right will appear at bottom right). So, the two circular rings at the left diagonal will appear at the right diagonal, and thus the third option is eliminated.

Also, the smaller circle at bottom left will appear at top left and the line inside will be reversed, so the first two options are not possible.

QUESTION: 50

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 'K' can be represented by 42, 34 etc and 'Z' can be represented by 76, 59 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word 'SELF'.

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QUESTION: 51

The collection of all possible combinations of the goods and services that can be produced from a given amount of resources and a given stock of technological knowledge is called the ____________ of the economy.

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QUESTION: 52

If at a price, market supply is greater than market demand, we say that there is ________ in the market at that price.

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QUESTION: 53

In which year was All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) founded?

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QUESTION: 54

Which Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution includes equal access to shops, bathing, ghats, hotels etc?

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QUESTION: 55

For how many days did Mahatma Gandhi's volunteers of the Salt satyagrah walked?

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QUESTION: 56

The Tomara Rajputs, were defeated in the middle of the twelfth century by the Chauhans of _________.

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QUESTION: 57

India is the ______ largest country in the world.

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QUESTION: 58

The place on the earth's surface above the focus is called the __________.

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QUESTION: 59

The male sex accessory ducts include vasa efferentia, epididymis, vas deferens and______.

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QUESTION: 60

The meristem which occurs between mature tissues is known as _________meristem.

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QUESTION: 61

Which of the following Phylum are also called flatworms?

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QUESTION: 62

In the formula average velocity = (u + v) /2, u is the ___________.

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QUESTION: 63

Vocal chords in women are _______________ than vocal chords in men.

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QUESTION: 64

The web uses the __________ to request and serve web pages and programs.

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QUESTION: 65

What is the name of the acid in grapes?

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QUESTION: 66

Which fibre is also called as artificial silk?

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QUESTION: 67

During the past century, the temperature of Earth has increased by ________.

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QUESTION: 68

______________ scheme was launched by the Central Government to give financial services to weaker section of society.

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QUESTION: 69

Who discovered Uranus?

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QUESTION: 70

Who was the host nation of 2015 Men's Rugby World Cup?

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QUESTION: 71

Who started construction of Nalanda (Mahavihara) ?

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QUESTION: 72

Who is not amongst the winners of Nobel Prize 2016 for Chemistry?

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QUESTION: 73

Which of the statements given below are correct?

1. The author of the novel 'Missile Gap' is Charles Stross.
2. The author of the novel 'Bird Box' is Victor LaValle.
3. The author of the novel 'The City and the City' is China Mieville.

Solution:
QUESTION: 74

Which country was India's largest overseas investment destination in the year 2015-16?

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QUESTION: 75

China does not share its border with which Indian state?

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QUESTION: 76

What is the LCM of 64 and 56?

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QUESTION: 77

A and B together do a job in 6.75 days and A could do the job in 9 days if he worked alone. How many days would B take to do the job if he worked alone?

Solution:

Let total work = 27 units

A+B efficiency = 27/6.75 = 4

A's efficiency = 27/9 = 3

B's efficiency = 4-3 = 1

B alone can complete the work in 27/1 = 27 days

So the answer is option A.

QUESTION: 78

What is the diameter (in cm) of a sphere of surface area 154 sq cm?

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QUESTION: 79

A Rs 100 shirt is offered at 10% discount and a Rs 300 pair of trousers at 20% discount. If Pritam bought 1 shirt and 3 pairs of trousers, what is the effective discount (in %) he got?

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QUESTION: 80

A's wealth is 5/7 times of B's and C's is 10/7 times of B's. What is the ratio of C's wealth to A's?

Solution:

A = 5/7 (B)

C = 10/7 (B)

C : A = 10/7 : 5/7 = 2 : 1

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 81

The average of four consecutive odd numbers is 64. What is the value of largest number?

Solution:

Let those consecutive odd numbers are x-3, x-1, x+1, x+3

average = 64

4x/4 = 64

x = 64

largest number is x+3 = 64+3 = 67

So the answer is option D.

QUESTION: 82

If a wholesaler, sells a box of chocolates at Rs 960 he gains 20%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1120, what is his profit percentage?

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QUESTION: 83

A man wills 25% of his wealth to charity and rest to his family. What percent of the wealth willed to charity does the family get?

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QUESTION: 84

If a person walks at 15 km/hr instead of 9 km/hr, he would have walked 3 km more in the same time. What is the actual distance (in kms) travelled by him?

Solution:

Let time = x

15x - 9x = 3

x = 0.5hr

distance = 9x = 9(0.5) = 4.5km

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 85

Ganesh invested an amount of Rs x in a fixed deposit scheme offering 5% per annum for 1st year and 15% per annum for 2nd year and received an amount of Rs 9660 after two years. What is the value of x (in Rs)?

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QUESTION: 86

If [4(2x/5 - 3/2)]/3 + 7/5 = 37/5, then what is the value of x?

Solution:

[4(2x/5 - 3/2)]/3 + 7/5 = 37/5

[8x/5 - 6]/3 = 30/5

8x/15 - 2 = 6

8x/15 = 8

x = 15

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 87

If a - b = 4 and ab = -3, then what is the value of a3−b3?

Solution:

a3−b3=(a−b)3+3(ab)(a−b)=(4)3+3(−3)(4)=64−36=28

so the answer is option B.

QUESTION: 88

Sum of twice a fraction and 3 times its reciprocal is 29/3. What is the fraction?

Solution:


QUESTION: 89

The 7th and 12th term of an arithmetic progression are -15 and 5 respectively. What is the 16th term?

Solution:

T7​ = a + 6d = -15-------(1)

T12​ = a + 11d = 5-------(2)

on solving (1) AND (2)

d = 4 & a = -39

T16​ = a + 15d = -39 + 15(4) = 21

so the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 90

What is the reflection of the point (4, -3) in the line y = -2?

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QUESTION: 91

The distance between the points (2, 7) and (k, -5) is 13. What is the value of k?

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QUESTION: 92

What is the equation of the line perpendicular to the line 5x + 3y = 6 and having Y-intercept -3?

Solution:

slope = m = -a/b = -5/3, c = -3

eq of perpendicular line is

y = (-1/m)x + c

y = (3/5)x - 3

5y = 3x - 15

3x - 5y = 15

so the answer is option A.

QUESTION: 93

D and E are points on side AB and AC of ΔABC. DE is parallel to BC. If AD:DB = 2:5 and area of ΔADE is 8 cm sq, what is the area (in sq cm) of quadrilateral BDEC?

Solution:


QUESTION: 94

What is the value of Sin 30° - √2 Cos 30°?

Solution:

Sin 30° - √2 Cos 30°

1/2 - √2 (√3/2)

(1 - √6)/2

So the answer is option B.

QUESTION: 95

Δ XYZ is right angled at Y. If m ∠Z = 60°. What is the length (in cm) of YZ, if ZX = 9√3 cm?

Solution:

cos Z = x/9√3

cos 60° = x/9√3

1/2 = x/9√3

x = 9√3/2

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 96

If Sec θ = 13/12, then what is the value of Sin θ?

Solution:

Sec θ = 13/12

cos θ = 12/13

sin θ = 5/13 (13²-12²=5²)

So the answer is option A.

QUESTION: 97

The bar graph shows revenues in rupees lakhs from selling four different products (A, B, C, D) by a certain company. Study the diagram and answer the following questions.

Q. Revenues from which product were the least in both the years 2015 and 2016?

Solution:

Revenue of A in both years = 300+330 = 630

Revenue of B in both years = 500+525 = 1025

Revenue of C in both years = 100+120 = 220

Revenue of D in both years = 50+100 = 150

D is the least

So the answer is option D.

QUESTION: 98

The bar graph shows revenues in rupees lakhs from selling four different products (A, B, C, D) by a certain company. Study the diagram and answer the following questions.

Q. By what value (in %) the revenue from sale of product B in 2016 was greater than that of 2015?

Solution:

QUESTION: 99

The bar graph shows revenues in rupees lakhs from selling four different products (A, B, C, D) by a certain company. Study the diagram and answer the following questions.

Q. By what amount (in Rs crore) the total revenue by selling all the four products in 2016 is greater than that of 2015 ?

Solution:

Total revenue in 2016 = 1075

Total revenue in 2015 = 950

difference = 1075 - 950 = 125 = 1.25cr

So the answer is option D.

QUESTION: 100

The bar graph shows revenues in rupees lakhs from selling four different products (A, B, C, D) by a certain company. Study the diagram and answer the following questions.

Q. If the cost of producing and selling the four products was Rs 10 crores each in 2015 and 2016 then what is the cumulative profit (in Rs Lakhs) earned in the years 2015 and 2016?

Solution:

Total revenue in 2015 = 9.5cr

Total revenue in 2016 = 10.75cr

total revenue = 20.25cr

total cost = 20cr

profit = 20.25 - 20 = 0.25cr = 25lakhs

so the answer is option B.