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# SSC CGL Tier 1 (20 August) Shift 1 Past Year 2017 Paper

## 100 Questions MCQ Test SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test Series | SSC CGL Tier 1 (20 August) Shift 1 Past Year 2017 Paper

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QUESTION: 1

### Select the related word from the given alternatives. Spring : Spiral :: Bangle : ?

Solution:

A spring is of a spiral shape, while the shape of a bangle is circular.

QUESTION: 2

### Select the related letters from the given alternatives. WUV : TRS :: QOP : ?

Solution:

WUV : TRS

The pattern is = Similarly, for QOP : QUESTION: 3

### Select the related number from the given alternatives. 7.25 : 7.75 :: 9 : ?

Solution:

Expression = 7.25 : 7.75 :: 9 : ?

The pattern followed is = n:n+0.5

Eg = 7.25:7.25+0.5=7.25:7.75

Similarly, 9+0.5=9.5

=> Ans - (A)

QUESTION: 4

Select the odd word from the given alternatives.

Solution:

Sparrow, Pigeon and crow are birds while housefly is an insect and thus it is the odd one out.

QUESTION: 5

Select the odd letters from the given alternatives.

Solution:

(A) : R (-1 letters) = Q (+2 letters) = S

(B) : X (-1 letters) = W (-1 letters) = V

(C) : M (-1 letters) = L (+2 letters) = N

(D) : F (-1 letters) = R (+2 letters) = G

QUESTION: 6

Select the odd number from the given alternatives.

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

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

Oxygen, Toil, Arouse, Arson, Tenuous, ?

Solution:

Expression : Oxygen, Toil, Arouse, Arson, Tenuous, ?

The position of the letter 'o' in each term is shifted one place to the right.

Eg : Oxygen (1st place) , Toil (2nd place) , Arouse (3rd place) , Arson (4th place) , Tenuous (5th place)

Thus, in the next term, 'o' will be at 6th position, and among the options, next word = Lustrous

QUESTION: 8

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

ZYX, VUT, QPO, MLK, HGF, ?

Solution:

Expression : ZYX, VUT, QPO, MLK, HGF, ?

The pattern followed is that English alphabets are written in reverse order in groups of 3. Also, after 1st term one letter is missing, after 2nd term 2 letters are missing, then again after 3rd term one letter is missing and so on.

Thus, after 5 terms, missing letter is = E

Thus, missing term = DCB

QUESTION: 9

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

400, -200, 100, ? , 25, -12.5

Solution:

The pattern is that each number is divided by -2 QUESTION: 10

Bhavin's birthday is on Monday 29th May. On what day of the week will be Rachit's Birthday in the same year if Rachit was born on 17th November?

Solution:

According to the question, 29th May is Monday

Number of days left in May = 31-29=2

Similarly, odd days from 29th May till 17th November = (2+30+31+31+30+31+17)%7

= 2+2+3+3+2+3+3=18

Now, dividing 18 by 7, remainder = 4

Thus, day on 17th November = Monday (+4) = Friday

QUESTION: 11

The weights of 4 boxes are 30, 70, 60 and 90 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 = 30, 70, 60 and 90 kilograms

(A) : 250 = 30 + 60 + 70 + 90

(B) : 200 = not possible

(C) : 190 = 30 + 70 + 90

(D) : 220 = 60 + 70 + 90

QUESTION: 12

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

MYSTIQUE

Solution:

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

QUESTION: 13

If IMPLORE is coded as GKNJMPC, then how will HUB be coded as?

Solution:
QUESTION: 14

In a certain code language, '+' represents 'x', '-' represents '+', 'x' represents '÷' and '÷' represents '-'. What is the answer to the following question?72 x 9 - 14 + 2 = ?

Solution:
QUESTION: 15

If 52 % 32 = 40, 22 % 20 = 4 then what is the value of 15 % 11 = ?

Solution:

The pattern followed is that the positive difference of the number is multiplied by 2. QUESTION: 16

Select the missing number from the give responses ? Solution:

The pattern is that : 63=216

and 24 =16

Similarly, 7x=49

=> 7x=72

=> x=2

=> Ans - (C)

QUESTION: 17

A woman in a shopping complex walks 250 m East, then she turns North and walks 100 m, then she turns West and walks 120 m, then she turns to her left and walks 100 m. Where is she now with reference to her starting position?

Solution: Let the woman starts from point A. She walks 250 m east and reaches B, then she turns north and walks for 100 m and reaches point C.

Then, she turns left and walks for 120 m and finally stops at point E.

Thus, AE = 250 - 120 = 130 m

\therefore∴ The woman is 130 m to the east of her starting point.

QUESTION: 18

In the question two statements are given, followed by two conclusions, I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

Statement 1 : All drinks are food.
Statement 2 : No eatables are drinks.
Conclusion I : Some food are eatables.
Conclusion II : Some eatables are food.

Solution:

The venn diagram for above statements is : Conclusion I : Some food are eatables = false

Conclusion II : Some eatables are food = false

Thus, neither I nor II follows

=> Ans - (D)

QUESTION: 19

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 all the cubes are possible.

QUESTION: 20

In the following figure, square represents Dentists, triangle represents Collectors, circle represents Indians and rectangle represents Women. Which set of letters represents Indians who are either collectors or women? Solution: Indians who are either collectors or women are represented by blue region = A + B + C

QUESTION: 21 Solution:

When we complete the above figure, we get : Now, the second figure resembles the above missing part in blue colour.

QUESTION: 22

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 : => Ans - (B)

QUESTION: 23

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. Solution:
QUESTION: 24

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 (e.g - an object at top right will appear at bottom right). So, the left diagonal will appear as right diagonal in the mirror image, and thus the last two options are eliminated.

Also, the bigger circle will have horizontal diagonal and smaller one will have vertical, so the second option is also not possible.

=> Ans - (A)

QUESTION: 25

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 13, 34 etc and 'Z' can be represented by 85, 79 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word 'PLOT'. Solution:
QUESTION: 26

The demand for a normal good increases with ________ in the consumer's income.

Solution:
QUESTION: 27

Short run marginal cost curve cuts the average variable cost curve from _______ at the minimum point of average variable cost.

Solution:
QUESTION: 28

"Forests" is listed in the __________ list given in the Seventh Schedule in the Constitution of India.

Solution:
QUESTION: 29

Which Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution states that all persons shall be equally protected by the laws of the country?

Solution:
QUESTION: 30

________ was imprisoned for the rest of his life by Aurangzeb.

Solution:
QUESTION: 31

Name the Commission that came to India in 1928 to reform India's constitutional system.

Solution:
QUESTION: 32

_________ is an example of intrusive igneous rock.

Solution:
QUESTION: 33

The longitudinal valley lying between lesser Himalaya and the ____________ are known as Duns.

Solution:
QUESTION: 34

A multicellular organism grows by ____________.

Solution:
QUESTION: 35

The male sex organs in a flower is the __________.

Solution:
QUESTION: 36

In animals like Annelids, Molluscs, organs have associated to form functional systems, each system concerned with a specific physiological function. This pattern is called ________ system level of organization.

Solution:
QUESTION: 37

Contact force is another name for _________.

Solution:
QUESTION: 38

The force of friction between two surfaces will increase if:

Solution:
QUESTION: 39

An absolute ________ contains the complete address of a file on the Internet.

Solution:
QUESTION: 40

A change in which no new substances are formed is called _____________.

Solution:
QUESTION: 41

The property of metal by which it can be drawn into wires is called _____________.

Solution:
QUESTION: 42

_____________ is the number of deaths in the population during a given period.

Solution:
QUESTION: 43

____________ scheme by the Central Government aims at setting up an organized rural Panchayat in order to make the villages more self-sustained.

Solution:
QUESTION: 44

Who discovered Circulatory System?

Solution:
QUESTION: 45

Which country did India lose to in the semi finals of the Men's Cricket World Cup 2015?

Solution:
QUESTION: 46

Buland Darwaza is located in?

Solution:
QUESTION: 47

Which of the following award is given for distinguished service in any field including service rendered by the Government servants?

Solution:
QUESTION: 48

Which of the statements given below are correct?

1. The author of 'The Great Indian Novel' is A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
2. The author of 'A Foreign Policy For India' is I.K Gujral.
3. 'Wings of Fire' is an Autobiography of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Solution:
QUESTION: 49

In April 2017, diplomatic ties were re-established after 37 years between Cuba and _________.

Solution:
QUESTION: 50

Nepal shares a border with which other country besides India?

Solution:
QUESTION: 51

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 phone that (a)/my father bought is different (b)/than your.(c)/No Error (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 52

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. As soon as (a)/I reach my office (b)/I will mail you the files.(c)/No Error (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 53

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.

Because she had a ______________ demeanour, she was a desirable friend.

Solution:
QUESTION: 54

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.

If your child has not met the ______________ vaccination requirements, he or she will not be allowed to attend public school.

Solution:
QUESTION: 55

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

Stymie

Solution:
QUESTION: 56

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

Suffix

Solution:
QUESTION: 57

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

Sultry

Solution:
QUESTION: 58

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

Supple

Solution:
QUESTION: 59

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

Barking up the wrong tree

Solution:
QUESTION: 60

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

Call it a day

Solution:
QUESTION: 61

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".

Would you mind (to carrying) this bag for me.

Solution:
QUESTION: 62

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".

The child (would have jumped) with delight on seeing the joker at the circus.

Solution:
QUESTION: 63

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

.The quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed

Solution:
QUESTION: 64

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

A solemn promise or undertaking

Solution:
QUESTION: 65

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 66

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

Solution:
QUESTION: 67

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.
X-upon their own exertions at an
Y-battle to fight with poverty and ignorance
Z-early age, and had a hard

Solution:
QUESTION: 68

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.
The unstated assumption is
X-conceding spatial autonomy
Y-that the grant of a different time
Z-zone is only the first temporal step towards

Solution:
QUESTION: 69

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.

My friends are going to watch a movie tonight.

Solution:
QUESTION: 70

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.

"What time does the flight arrive?" she asked the receptionist.

Solution:
QUESTION: 71

A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Due to poor rainfall over the past few months, the vadu mangai season is expected to be short this year. There are two distinct varieties available in the vicinity of Coimbatore. The closest to Coimbatore, and the one that appears in the markets first, is the Thadagam variety. The second and more popular variety is the one from the Thirumoorthy Hills, near Udumalpet. Representatives from commercial pickle brands whisk these mangais away in big lots directly from the wholesalers. Only a small portion of the year's harvest trickles down to the local markets.
Small vendors bring sacks full of these tiny tender mangoes to one particular street corner in Ram Nagar during the season. The corner of Rajaji Road and Sathyamurthy Road plays host to these vendors from as early as 7.00 am every day. Depending on the quantity they have, the mangais are available until around 11.00 am. If the vendors have a good day and their produce is sold quickly, they pack up and leave even as early as 9.00 am.

Q. What do you think 'Thadagam' is from the passage?

Solution:
QUESTION: 72

Due to poor rainfall over the past few months, the vadu mangai season is expected to be short this year. There are two distinct varieties available in the vicinity of Coimbatore. The closest to Coimbatore, and the one that appears in the markets first, is the Thadagam variety. The second and more popular variety is the one from the Thirumoorthy Hills, near Udumalpet. Representatives from commercial pickle brands whisk these mangais away in big lots directly from the wholesalers. Only a small portion of the year's harvest trickles down to the local markets.
Small vendors bring sacks full of these tiny tender mangoes to one particular street corner in Ram Nagar during the season. The corner of Rajaji Road and Sathyamurthy Road plays host to these vendors from as early as 7.00 am every day. Depending on the quantity they have, the mangais are available until around 11.00 am. If the vendors have a good day and their produce is sold quickly, they pack up and leave even as early as 9.00 am.

Q. Why do local markets get only a small portion of the mango produce?

Solution:
QUESTION: 73

Due to poor rainfall over the past few months, the vadu mangai season is expected to be short this year. There are two distinct varieties available in the vicinity of Coimbatore. The closest to Coimbatore, and the one that appears in the markets first, is the Thadagam variety. The second and more popular variety is the one from the Thirumoorthy Hills, near Udumalpet. Representatives from commercial pickle brands whisk these mangais away in big lots directly from the wholesalers. Only a small portion of the year's harvest trickles down to the local markets.
Small vendors bring sacks full of these tiny tender mangoes to one particular street corner in Ram Nagar during the season. The corner of Rajaji Road and Sathyamurthy Road plays host to these vendors from as early as 7.00 am every day. Depending on the quantity they have, the mangais are available until around 11.00 am. If the vendors have a good day and their produce is sold quickly, they pack up and leave even as early as 9.00 am.

Q. What may happen if there is adequate rainfall?

Solution:
QUESTION: 74

Due to poor rainfall over the past few months, the vadu mangai season is expected to be short this year. There are two distinct varieties available in the vicinity of Coimbatore. The closest to Coimbatore, and the one that appears in the markets first, is the Thadagam variety. The second and more popular variety is the one from the Thirumoorthy Hills, near Udumalpet. Representatives from commercial pickle brands whisk these mangais away in big lots directly from the wholesalers. Only a small portion of the year's harvest trickles down to the local markets.
Small vendors bring sacks full of these tiny tender mangoes to one particular street corner in Ram Nagar during the season. The corner of Rajaji Road and Sathyamurthy Road plays host to these vendors from as early as 7.00 am every day. Depending on the quantity they have, the mangais are available until around 11.00 am. If the vendors have a good day and their produce is sold quickly, they pack up and leave even as early as 9.00 am.

Q. The more popular vadu mangai mangoes are from:

Solution:
QUESTION: 75

Due to poor rainfall over the past few months, the vadu mangai season is expected to be short this year. There are two distinct varieties available in the vicinity of Coimbatore. The closest to Coimbatore, and the one that appears in the markets first, is the Thadagam variety. The second and more popular variety is the one from the Thirumoorthy Hills, near Udumalpet. Representatives from commercial pickle brands whisk these mangais away in big lots directly from the wholesalers. Only a small portion of the year's harvest trickles down to the local markets.
Small vendors bring sacks full of these tiny tender mangoes to one particular street corner in Ram Nagar during the season. The corner of Rajaji Road and Sathyamurthy Road plays host to these vendors from as early as 7.00 am every day. Depending on the quantity they have, the mangais are available until around 11.00 am. If the vendors have a good day and their produce is sold quickly, they pack up and leave even as early as 9.00 am.

Q. Which of the following best describes the vadu mangai mangoes?

Solution:
QUESTION: 76

What least number must be added to 213, so that the sum is completely divisible by 9?

Solution: QUESTION: 77

A can do a work in 12 days and B in 24 days. If they work on it together for 4 days, then what fraction of work is left?

Solution:

Let the total work = LCM of 12 & 24 = 24 units

A's efficiency = 24/12 = 2

B's efficiency = 24/24 = 1

In 1day they can complete 3 units of work

In 4days they can complete 12 units of work

work left =24-12 = 12 units

fraction of work left = 12/24 = 1/2

So the answewr is option B.

QUESTION: 78

What is the area (in sq cm) of an equilateral triangle of side 6 cm?

Solution:

Area of equilateral triangle = √3a2/4 = √3(6)2/4 = 9√3

So the answer is option D.

QUESTION: 79

What is the effective discount on two successive discounts of 20% and 25%?

Solution:

Effective discount =  So the answer is option B.

QUESTION: 80

Profit of Rs 12,400 has to be divided between three partners A, B and C in the ratio 5:7:8. How much does B get (in Rs)?

Solution: So the answer is option A.

QUESTION: 81

The average weight of P, Q and R is 47 kg. If the average weight of P and Q be 32.5 kg and that of Q and R be 48.5 kg, then what is the weight of Q (in kgs)?

Solution: So the answer is option B.

QUESTION: 82

A shopkeeper by selling 5 items, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 1 item. What is his profit percentage?

Solution: QUESTION: 83

What is the value of 20% of 500% of 50?

Solution: QUESTION: 84

To cover a distance of 90 km in 2.5 hours what should be the average speed of the car in meters/second?

Solution: QUESTION: 85

If in 3 years at simple interest the principal increases by 18%, what will be the compound interest (in Rs) earned on Rs. 25,000 in 3 years at the same rate?

Solution:  QUESTION: 86

If 5x + 6(3-2x) = 4, then what is the value of x?

Solution:

5x + 6(3-2x) = 4

5x + 18 -12x = 4

-7x = -14

x = 2

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 87

If a + b = 1 and ab = -6, then what is the value of a3+b3 ?

Solution: QUESTION: 88

The sum of a non-zero number and twenty times its reciprocal is 9. What is the number?

Solution: QUESTION: 89

If the 3rd and the 5th term of an arithmetic progression are 13 and 21, what is the 13th term?

Solution:

T3​ = a + 2d = 13-------(1)

T5​ = a + 4d = 21-------(2)

on solving (1) AND (2)

d = 4 & a = 5

T13​ = a + 12d = 5 + 12(4) = 5 + 48 = 53

So the answer is option A.

QUESTION: 90

What is the reflection of the point (3,-5) in the origin?

Solution:
QUESTION: 91

Point P is the midpoint of segment AB. Co-ordinates of P are (5, -1) and A are (2, -4). What are the co-ordinates of point B?

Solution: QUESTION: 92

What is the slope of the line perpendicular to the line passing through the points (-2, 3) and (2, 0)?

Solution: QUESTION: 93

ΔABC is similar to ΔPQR. If ratio of perimeters of ΔABC and ΔPQR is 1:2 and if PQ = 10 cm then what is the length of AB (in cm)?

Solution:

For similar triangles, ratio of perimeters = ratio of corrosponding sides

PQ/AB = 2/1

10/AB = 2/1

AB = 5

So the answer is option A.

QUESTION: 94

What is the value of Sin 30° + Cos 30°?

Solution:

Sin 30° + Cos 30° = 1/2 + √3/2 = (1 + √3)/2

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 95

Δ ABC is right angled at B. If m∠A = 30°., then Sec C =?

Solution:

B = 90° A = 30°

then C = 60° ∵A+B+C=180°)

Sec C = cot 60° = 2

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 96

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

Solution:

sin θ = 12/13

cos θ = 1- sin2θ = 1 - (12/13)2 = 5/13

Cot θ = Cos θ/Sin θ = 5/12

So the answer is option C.

QUESTION: 97

The bar graph shows the population density of 6 countries. Study the diagram and answer the following questions. Q. What is the ratio of the population densities of country C to country D?

Solution:

C : D = 150 : 200 = 3 : 4

So the answer is option A.

QUESTION: 98

The bar graph shows the population density of 6 countries. Study the diagram and answer the following questions. Q. What is the difference in the average number of people living per 1,000 sq km in countries E and F?

Solution:

number of people living per 100 sq km in countries E = 400

number of people living per 1,000 sq km in countries E = 400*10 = 4000

number of people living per 100 sq km in countries F = 150

number of people living per 1,000 sq km in countries F = 1500

difference = 4000-1500 = 2500

So the answer is option D.

QUESTION: 99

The bar graph shows the population density of 6 countries. Study the diagram and answer the following questions. Q. Population density of country E is greater than population density of country D by:

Solution:

Population density of country E = 400

Population density of country D = 200

Population density of country E is greater than population density of country So the answer is option B.

QUESTION: 100

The bar graph shows the population density of 6 countries. Study the diagram and answer the following questions. Q. If area of country B is 20,00,000 sq km, what is its population?

Solution:

no.of people per 100 sq.km in B = 50

no.of people per 20,00,000 sq km in So the answer is option D.