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SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 1

Direction: Find the number of triangles in the given figure.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 1

In the above diagram there are many triangles as follows:

∆ABE, ∆BFE, ∆BCF, ∆CFG, ∆CDB, ∆DGH, ∆AED, ∆DEH, ∆BIE, ∆IEF, ∆IJF, ∆JCK, ∆CKD, ∆DKG, ∆KEG, ∆BID

Thus, there are a total of 16 triangles.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 2

Select the option that is related to the third word in the same way as the second word is related to the first word.

(The words must be considered as meaningful English words and must not be related to each other based on the number of letters/number of consonants/vowels in the word.)

Cotton : Cloth :: Sugarcane : ? 

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 2

The logic followed here is :-

Cotton is used to make clothes.

Similarly,

Sugarcane is used to make sugar.

Hence, the correct answer is "Sugar".

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 3

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 3

The figure is rotating in anti-clockwise direction by one position.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 4

In a certain code language, ‘TOTAL’ is written as ‘RMRYJ’ and ‘PLANT’ is written as ‘NJYLR’. How will ‘PHONE’ be written in that code language?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 4

The pattern followed here is:-

'TOTAL' is coded as 'RMRYJ'

'PLANT' is coded as 'NJYLR'

Similarly,

'PHONE' is coded as 'NFMLC'

 

Hence, the correct answer is "NFMLC".

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 5

E is the daughter of D whose wife is C. C who is the daughter of A whose husband is B. How is D related to B?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 5

According to the question,

On drawing the relation diagram-

So, D is the son-in-law of B.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 6

Direction: Which letter cluster will replace the question mark (?) to complete the given series?

TRKM, XVIK, BZGI, ?, JHCE

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 6

The pattern followed is,

In TRKM, XVIK, BZGI and JHCE, there is a gap of one alphabet between (1st, 2nd) and (3rd, 4th) alphabet of each group from left end.

Therefore,

Option (A): In FEGG, two alphabets are repeated.

Option (B): In FDFG, there is no gap between F and G.

Option (C): In FDEG, there is a gap of one alphabet.

Option (D): EDFH, there is no gap between E and D.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 7

What will be the water image of the question figure?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 7

The water image for the given image is shown below:

 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 8

Find the wrong term from the given series.

BDF, FGK, JJP, NMU, RPA

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SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 9

In a certain code language, '' is written as '', and '' is written as ''. How will '' be written in that language?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 9

The logic followed here is:

The letters is shifted by .

'' is written as ''.


And,

'' is written as ''.


Similarly,


SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 10

Direction: In the following question, you are given a figure (X) followed by four alternative figures (1), (2), (3), and (4) such that figure (X) is embedded in one of them. Trace out the alternative figure which contains fig. (X) as its part.

Find out the alternative figure which contains figure (X) as its part.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 10

On observation, we find that X is embedded in Fig. (4).

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 11

If + means - , - means ×, × means ÷ and ÷ means + in the given equation, then [{(217 × 310) + ( 190 + 114)} × 190] – 100 ÷ 50 = ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 11

Given equation is:

[{(217 × 310) + ( 190 + 114)} × 190] – 100 ÷ 50 = ?

Decoding the given information:

Substituting the operations in the equation:

[{(217 ÷ 310) - (190 - 114)} ÷ 190] × 100 + 50

Using the BODMAS Rule:

= [{(0.7) - (190 - 114)} ÷ 190] × 100 + 50

= [{(0.7) - (76)} ÷ 190] × 100 + 50

= [-75.3 ÷ 190] × 100 + 50

= -0.396 × 100 + 50

= -39.63 + 50

= 10.37

So, the correct answer is "10.37".

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 12

Find the odd one out.


Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 12


All option except ‘(A)’ has one of the images shaded, while option (A) has no image shaded.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 13

Pointing to a woman, Kareena said, “she is my husband’s daughter-in-law. Kareena has an only son- Ranchor Das Jhanjhar. How’s the Ranchor Das Jhanjhar related to that woman?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 13

From the given information the relationships are as shown below:

It’s obvious from the question that Ranchor Das Jhanjhar is the husband of that woman.

Hence, the correct answer is (B).

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 14

Select the combination of letters that when sequentially placed in the gaps of the given letter series will complete the series.

_im_onsi_s_nsi_son

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 14

The pattern is s i m s o n / s i m s o n / s i m s o n

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 15

Directions : In this question, select the related number from the given alternatives.


Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 15

The given series follows the following pattern:





SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 16

Find the odd set of letters from the given alternatives.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 16

(A)

(B) 

(C) 

(D) 

So, ‘OQS’ is the odd set of letters.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 17

Today is Monday. On the last Wednesday the date was 27 December 1989. What is today’s date ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 17

In this question given that-

Last Wednesday was 27 December 1989

Thursday was 28 December 1989

Friday was 29 December 1989

Saturday was 30 December 1989

Sunday was 31 December 1989

Monday was 1 January 1990

Hence, the correct option is (B).

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 18
Choose the word which is different from the rest.
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 18

All except Ayurveda are names of holy scriptures, the four Vedas. Ayurveda is a branch of medicine.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 19

In a certain code language‘My cute funny book’is written as‘mu ta hu pu , ‘funny and cute color’is written as‘hu lu ta ma’, ‘My funny color sea’is written as‘mu hu masa’, ‘sea book and My’is written as‘sa pu lu mu’.

How will ‘sea’be written in that code language?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 19

My - mu

Cute - ta

Funny - hu

Book - pu

And - lu

Color - ma

Sea - sa

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 20

In the given figure, how many colour televisions are not wide?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 20

The number which represents colour televisions which are not wide is 18.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 21

Direction: In the following question, select the related words from the given alternatives which suit best with respect to the question.

Hospital: Doctor

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 21

Hospital is the workplace of a Doctor.

In the given analogy, the workplace is coming in the first place and then the designation.

Similarly, School is the workplace of a Teacher.

In other options, the designation is in the first place and the workplace in the second.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 22

What is the next correct number for the following series:

4, 9, 29, ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 22

The given series follow the following pattern:

1st number = 4

2nd number = 4 x 2 +1 = 9

3rd number = 9 x 3 + 2 = 29

4th number = 29 x 4 + 3 = 119

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 23

The next term in the series is: 

2, 5, 9, 19, 37, ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 23

This question follows the following pattern:

Thus, the next term in the series is 75.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 24

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

Question figure:


Answer figure:

-

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SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 25

In the following question, select the related number from the given alternatives.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 25

Here,  may be written as 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 26

According to the Union Budget 2022, the Micro Irrigation Fund corpus has been increased to______.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 26

Allocation towards rural infrastructure development fund is proposed to be increased to Rs.40,000 crore by 2021-22. Water conservation commitment stands further enhanced since the Micro Irrigation Fund corpus has been increased to Rs.10,000 crore via NABARD.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 27

Which of the following pairs is INCORRECT with reference to paintings in india?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 27

Guler Painting is associated with Himachal Pradesh.

  • It is a kind of Pahari painting.
  • Guler is said to be the birthplace of Kangra paintings.
  • The term Guler was derived from Gwala which means cowherd.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 28
Which country has revoked its ratification of nuclear test ban treaty?
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 28
The correct answer is Russia.In News

President Vladimir Putin signed off on a law revoking Russia's ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, a move he says is designed to bring Moscow into line with the United States.Key Points

  • Despite de-ratification, Russia maintains that it will refrain from resuming nuclear tests unless the United States initiates such action. The decision supposedly does not alter Russia's nuclear stance or its approach towards sharing information about its nuclear activities.
  • The 1996 treaty, intended to end all nuclear explosions, was signed but never ratified by the U.S., prompting Putin to advocate for Russia, which had both signed and ratified the pact, to follow America's position.
  • Concernings amid Western arms control experts suggest that Russia may be progressing towards a nuclear test as a form of intimidation in the midst of the Ukraine war. Russian officials, however, have downplayed this speculation.
  • Putin refrained from confirming Russia's intentions on potential nuclear testing, despite calls from some Russian security experts and legislators for a nuclear bomb test to counter Western powers. A move like this could potentially set off a new era of nuclear testing among global powers, stirring fear among Western experts.
  • The de-ratification law takes immediate effect following Putin's approval, noted on a government website, and having received endorsement from both the houses of Russia's parliament. Notably, no nuclear tests have been initiated post-Soviet Russia, with the last test from the Soviet Union in 1990 and the United States in 1992.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 29
At which of the following places did the Buddhist event known as 'Dhammachakkapavattan' take place?
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 29

The correct answer is Sarnath.

  • Buddha gave his first preaching at Sarnath and this act is called Dhammachakkapavattan.
  • Buddha left home at the age of 29 to become a preacher.

Key Points

  • The idea of renunciation came to him by the four states of man that are sick man, old man, a corpse, and ascetic.
  • He roamed for seven years and at the age of 35, he attained enlightenment in Bodh Gaya.
  • Then he gave his first sermon at Sarnath.
  • He died in 483 BC in Kushinagar.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 30

If two unequal masses possess the same kinetic energy, then the heavier mass has:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 30

If two unequal masses possess the same kinetic energy, then the heavier mass has greater momentum.

The expression for kinetic energy is given by:

Where = mass of the body and velocity of the body

Momentum (): The product of mass and velocity is called momentum.

Momentum () mass velocity

The relationship between the kinetic energy and Linear momentum is given by:

As we know,

Divide numerator and denominator by , we get

(let say)

The relation between the momentum and the kinetic energy is given by:

But as is same

Or,

Here, if then

  • If two unequal masses possess the same kinetic energy, then the heavier mass has greater momentum.

Therefore, the heavier body has more momentum.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 31
The money multiplier in an economy increases with which one of the following?
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 31

The correct answer is option 4.

Key Points

The money multiplier

  • It is the amount of money created by commercial banks for a given fixed amount of base money and reserve ratio.
  • An increase in the cash reserve ratio prevents the banks from lending more money and reduces the money multiplier. 
  • The Central Bank increases the reserve requirements for the Commercial banks. It will lead to a decrease in the money multiplier. Hence, Statement 2 is not correct.
  • An increase in the banking habit of the population will increase the lending, thereby will lead to more deposits in the banking system, hence increasing the money multiplier. Hence, Statement 3 is not correct.
  • Even if there is an increase in the population of the country, the money multiplier in an economy does not necessarily increase.
  • The money created by the Federal Reserve is the monetary base, also known as high-powered money. Banks create money by making loans.
  • A bank loans or invests its excess reserves to earn more interest.
  • A one-dollar increase in the monetary base causes the money supply to increase by more than one dollar.
  • The increase in the money supply is the money multiplier.
  • The money multiplier increases with increasing capability with the banks to provide loans and this depends on the number of deposits available with the banks.
  • More bank accounts and an increase in minimum balance requirement provide more deposits to the banks while more withdrawals and increase in reserve requirements reduce such deposits to be used for providing loans. Hence, Statement 1 is not correct, and Statement 4 is correct.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 32

Which of the following properties of water can be used to explain the spherical shape of rain droplets?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 32

Surface tension:

  • Surface tension is the property by virtue of which liquid tries to minimize its free surface area.
  • In a spherical shape, the surface area is minimum and for this reason, the raindrops are spherical.
  • Surface tension is measured as the force acting per unit length of an imaginary line drawn on the liquid surface.

Surface tension

Two factors can affect the surface tension of a liquid. The factors are-

  • Temperature: If temperature increases then the surface tension of a liquid decreases.
  • Soluble Impurities: In the case of less soluble impurities, the surface tension decreases. But, for highly soluble impurities in the liquid the surface tension increases.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 33

How much percent of amount has been increased for the Culture Ministry in the budget of 2022-2023?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 33

Budgetary allocation for the Culture Ministry for 2022-2023 has been increased by 11.9 percent compared to the Budget Estimate (BE) for 2021-2022.

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has been allocated Rs 1,080 crore, 35 percent of the total amount.  Rs 3,009.05 crore has been allocated for the Culture Ministry, up from Rs 2,687.99 crore in the previous budget. The present Union Culture Minister is Shri G.K Reddy (As of Feb 2022).

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 34

In which country the meeting of National Security Advisors of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, 2023 was held?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 34

The meeting of the National Security Advisors of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, 2023 was held in the country of India.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 35

Who is the author of the book titled "Crunch Time: Narendra Modi’s National Security Crises"?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 35

A new book authored by Dr Sreeram Chaulia titled "Crunch Time: Narendra Modi’s National Security Crises" was released on March 31 by the Minister of State for External Affairs, Meenakshi Lekhi. He is the Dean of the Jindal School of International Affairs of OP Jindal Global University.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 36

Which institution launched India's largest drone pilot training institute?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 36

IIT Guwahati, in collaboration with EduRade, inaugurated India's largest Remote Pilot Training Organization (RPTO) aimed at flying 9 medium-class drones simultaneously.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 37

Who wrote the book 'Ghulamgiri'?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 37

Jyotiba Phule wrote the book 'Ghulamgiri'.

Jyotiba Phule was a prolific social activist and thinker, who championed women’s education in India, especially in Maharashtra.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 38

Which Indian conglomerate is set to become India's first iPhone manufacturer after acquiring Wistron's Indian operations?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 38

The Tata Group is set to become India's first iPhone manufacturer after acquiring Wistron's Indian operations. This move is expected to boost India's electronics manufacturing sector and make the country a more attractive destination for global tech companies. The Tata Group is one of India's largest conglomerates and has a strong track record in manufacturing. The group's acquisition of Wistron's Indian operations is a significant development that will help India become a global leader in electronics manufacturing

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 39

Who among the following Indian has become the second richest person in the world?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 39

Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani has overtaken Louis Vuitton's Bernard Arnault to become the second richest person in the world, according to Forbes' list of real-time billionaires. Adani's net worth was US$153.9 billion, while Arnault's net worth was US$153.7 billion. Gautam Adani is now behind business magnate Elon Musk.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 40

An increase in the Bank Rate generally indicates that the______.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 40

An increase in the Bank Rate generally indicates that the Central Bank is following a tight money policy.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 41

Beriberi caused by lack of which vitamin?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 41

Beriberi is a disease caused by a vitamin B1 deficiency, also known as thiamine deficiency. There are two types of disease: wet beriberi and dry beriberi. Wet beriberi affects the heart and circulatory system. In extreme cases, wet beriberi can cause heart failure.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 42

Eggs are a good source of ______.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 42

Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high-quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than the yolk.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 43

Which of the following river flows in the south Indian region?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 43

Godavari river is considered as the “Ganga of South India”, but river Kaveri is well known for its sanctity and purity and it is the life for the people of Karnataka! Many people think it's the Kaveri or Cauvery which is called so. But actually, it's the river Godavari which is also called as "Ganga of the south".

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 44

Which one of the following trees is an example of a Tropical deciduous forest?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 44

Sandalwood, Aonla, Mahua, Kusum, etc. tree are found in Tropical deciduous forests. Sandalwood trees are mainly found in the forests of Karnataka.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 45

When was the first general election held in India?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 45

General elections to the first Lok Sabha since independence were held in India between 25 October 1951 and 21 February 1952. The Indian National Congress (INC) stormed into power, winning 364 of the 489 seats. Jawaharlal Nehru became the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the country.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 46

Which of the following is the specialty of Mediterranean agriculture?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 46

Mediterranean type of agriculture, Mediterranean coast, part of small Asia, California, South Africa are used in Cape Province. The main features of this type of agriculture are-

  • The fruit is cultivated in the largest area and after that cereal is cultivated in the first place.
  • Variety is found in the size of fields.
  • In the Hadari area, sheep are cultivated.
  • The standard of living of farmers is high.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 47

Where was the 37th National Games inaugurated in 2023?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 47

The 37th National Games were inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 26, 2023, at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Panaji, Goa. This marked the first time that the National Games were being held in Goa. The event is scheduled to run until November 9, 2023. The 37th National Games featured over 43 sports disciplines and saw the participation of more than 10,000 athletes from across the country. The event was a resounding success, showcasing India's sporting talent and the rich culture and heritage of Goa.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 48

Which of the following is used in pencils?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 48

There is no lead in pencils. Rather, the core is made up of a non-toxic mineral called graphite. The common name “pencil lead” is due to a historic association with the stylus made of lead in ancient Roman times.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 49

Which article of the Indian Constitution tells us about the right to freedom of speech and expression?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 49

Article 19 in The Constitution Of India 1949 tells us about the right to freedom of speech and expression.

Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech.

All citizens shall have the right:
  • to freedom of speech and expression.
  • to assemble peaceably and without arms.
  • to form associations or unions.
  • to move freely throughout the territory of India.
  • to reside and settle in any part of the territory of India.
  • to practice any profession, or to carry on any occupation, trade, or business.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 50

Match items of List I with List-II and then select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists.

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SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 51

In a container the ratio of water and milk is 4: 5. If the 15 litres of water is taken out and 21 litres of milk is added then the ratio of water and milk changes to 15 : 32. Find the initial quantity (in litres) of water in the container.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 51

Given,

The ratio of water and milk is 4 : 5.

The final ratio is 15 : 32.

Let the initial quantity of water and milk in the vessel be 4x and 5x respectively.

According to the question,


128x - 480 = 75x + 315

53x = 795

x = 15

Initial quantity of water in the vessel = 4x = 4 × 15 = 60 litres

Initial quantity of water in the vessel is 60 litres.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 52
A bag contains 5 red balls and some blue balls. If the probability of drawing a blue ball from the bag is four times that of a red ball, then the number of blue balls in the bag is
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 52

Given:

Red balls = 5

Blue balls = m

Concept used:

Probability = Number of favorable outcomes / Number of possible outcomes

Calculation:

Probability of getting red ball = 5/(5 + m)

Probability of getting blue ball = m/(5 + m)

According to the question,

⇒  

⇒ m = 20

∴ The number of blue balls are 20.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 53

An item was marked above its cost price and then given two successive discounts of each. Calculate the cost price of the item if the selling price is Rs. .

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 53

Given:

Marked price is above cost price.

Successive discount of is given

Selling price of the item is Rs.

Formula:

of

Where Mp marked price

Cp cost price

percentage above cost price Mp is marked

Sp selling price

successive discounts given

Let the Cp of the item be

of

Cost Price is Rs.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 54

Find the value of if

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 54

Given:

As we know that,

and

So, by comparing the above equation with 

We get

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 55
A fruit seller sells 45% of the oranges that he has along with one more orange to a customer. He then sells 20% of the remaining oranges and 2 more oranges to a second customer. He then sells 90% of the now remaining oranges to a third customer and is still left with 5 oranges. How many oranges did the fruit seller have initially?
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 55

Calculation:

Let the initial oranges with the fruit seller be x.

1st selling = 0.45x + 1

Remaining = x - (0.45x + 1) = 0.55x - 1

2nd selling =  × (0.55x - 1) = 0.11x - 0.2 + 2 = 0.11x + 1.8

Remaining after second selling = 0.55x - 1 - (0.11x + 1.8) = 0.55x - 0.11x - 1 - 1.8 = 0.44x - 2.8

3rd selling = 90% × (0.44x - 2.8)

Remaining after 3rd selling = 0.1 × (0.44x - 2.8) = 0.044x - 0.28

According to the question-

⇒ 0.044x - 0.28 = 5

⇒ 0.044x = 5.28

⇒ x =  = 120

The number of oranges was 120. 

Alternate Method

At last, he sells 90% of the remaining oranges after selling the oranges to a second customer, then he has 10% of the remaining oranges.

10% of the remaining oranges after selling the oranges to the second customer = 5

So remaining oranges after selling the oranges to the second customer = 100% of the remaining oranges after selling the oranges to the second customer = 50 oranges

He gave 2 extra oranges to the second customer, so the remaining oranges = 50 + 2

He sells 20% of the remaining oranges to the second customer, so he has 80% of the remaining oranges = 52

100% of remaining oranges after selling the oranges to the first customer = (52/4) * 5 = 65 oranges

He gave 1 extra orange to the first customer, so the total oranges after selling 45% of the oranges = 65 + 1 = 66 oranges

(100% - 45% = 55%) of total oranges = 66

so

100% of oranges = (66/55) * 100 = 120 oranges

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 56

What is the least value of ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 56

Given,

. value of

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 57

A woman invests Rs. at the start of each year at compound interest per annum. How much will her investments be at the end of the year?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 57

Given,

Principal = Rs.

Rate

Time years

As we know,

Amount Principal

At the end of the first year,

Amount

 

Rs.

At the end of the second year,

Principal for the second year

Amount

 

Rs.

So, her investments be at the end of the year is Rs. .

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 58

If 4 men or 8 women can do a piece of work in 15 days, in how many days can 6 men and 12 women do the same piece of work?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 58

Given,

4 men ≡ 8 women

Therefore, 1 men ≡ 2 women

Similarly, 6 men ≡ 12 women

∴     6 men + 12 women ≡ 24 women

Now, applying the chain rule formula, we get

M1D1 = M2D2

M1 = 8 Women, D1 = 15 days and M2 = 24 Women, D2 = ?

D2 = 5 days.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 59

The number of copies of Indian Express sold in Urban area is approximately what percent more than the number of copies of Indian Express sold in rural area?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 59

Given:

The number of copies of Indian Express sold in Urban area = 1000

The number of copies of Indian Express sold in Rural area = 500

Calculations:

Required percentage = 

Required percentage = 

Required percentage = 100%

∴ The number of copies of Indian Express sold in Urban areas is 100% more than the number of copies of Indian Express sold in Rural areas.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 60

If the product of two natural numbers is and the division of numbers is . The sum of two numbers is

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 60

As data given in the question,

Product of two natural number

Division of number

Let assume the two natural numbers as and ,

Substitute the value in Eq (i).

For the value of x,

∴ Sum of numbers 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 61

Direction: Find the value of '?' in the following question?

of

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 61

Given,

of

According to the BODMAS Rule, 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 62

A sum of money was invested in a bank at  simple interest p.a. for 3 years. Had it been invested in mutual fund at  p.a. simple interest for 4 years, the earning would have been Rs. 500 more. What is the sum invested?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 62

Given:

Initial Rate 

Time =3 years

Rate in mutual fund  and time = 4 years

Simple interest 

Let the sum be Rs. 

S.I from the bank 

Earnings in the form of interest from mutual fund 

According to question:

Rs

∴  The sum invested = Rs 5000

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 63

If is an acute angle, and , then what is the value of ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 63

As we know,

Given:

is an acute angle.

So, the value of is 19°.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 64

The inner diameter of a cylindrical wooden pipe is and its outer diameter is and its outer diameter is . The length of the pipe is . Find the mass of the pipe, if of wood has a mass of g.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 64

Here, inner radius 

Outer radius 

Voume of the wood used in the pipe 

Mass of  of wood 

∴ Mass of  of wood kg

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 65

Find the curved surface area of the cone if the radius and height are  units and  units respectively?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 65

Given,

radius of cone  unit

Height of cone unit

Curved surface area of the cone 

Where, 


Cured surface area of the cone 

 square unit

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 66

Two equal sums were borrowed at  simple interest per annum for  years and  years, respectively. The difference in the interests was Rs.. The sum borrowed were:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 66

According to the question,

Let the sum be 
The difference of simple interest between  years and  years



SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 67

Soumya bought  kg of tea at Rs.  per kg and  kg of tea at Rs.  per kg. What profit did he get when he mixed the two varieties together and sold it at Rs.  per kg?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 67

Soumya bought  kg of tea at Rs.  per kg and  kg of tea at Rs.  per kg.

The total cost price of  kg tea at Rs.  per kg  Rs.   Rs.  

The total cost price of  kg tea at Rs.  per kg  Rs.   Rs.  

He mixed the two varieties together. Then total cost price of  kg tea mixture  Rs.   Rs.  

So, the cost price of the mixture per kg  Rs.   Rs.  

If he sold the mixture at Rs. , he got a profit of Rs.   Rs.  per kg.

∴ The required profit percentage  

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 68

The angle of depression of a point from the top of a  m high tower is . The distance of the point from the tower is

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 68

Since in the given triangle,

So 

Thus, the distance of the point from the tower  m

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 69

The average of seven numbers is . The average of first three numbers is and the average of next two numbers is . If th number is less than th number, then what is th number?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 69

Total value of numbers

Total value of first three numbers

Total value of next two numbers

Total value of th and th numbers

Let th number be and th be  

Thus, sixth number  

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 70

What is the reflection of the point (2, -3.5) parallel to the y-axis?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 70

Given point: P = (2, -3.5)

The reflection of the point (2, -3.5) in the y-axis = (-2, -3.5)

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 71

The price of two articles are in the ratio . If the price of the first article is increased by and that of the other is decreased by , then new prices of and will be in the ratio . The value of x is

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 71

Price of article are in the ratio

According to the question,

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 72

The inner radius and outer radius of a hollow sphere is cm and cm respectively, melted and recast into a solid cone whose diameter is cm. What will be the height of the cone?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 72

Given: inner radius of a hollow sphere 

Outer radius of a hollow sphere 

 Diameter of solid cone 

We know that, The volume of hollow sphere = Volume of cone

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 73

In how many years will Rs. 7000 become Rs. 8680 at per annum simple interest?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 73

Amount Rs. 8680

Principal 7000

Rate per annum

We know that,

Time

Simple interest Amount principal

So,

Simple interest Rs.

⇒ Rs. 1680

Time

⇒ 6 years

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 74

Ram standing on a platform finds that a train takes 5 seconds to pass him and another train of the same length moving in the opposite direction takes 7 seconds. How much time will be taken by the trains to pass each other?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 74

Let the length of the train  m

According to the formula-

Speed 

Speed of 1st train  m/s

Speed of 2nd train  m/s

Time taken by the trains to pass each other 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 75

I bought two houses in Mumbai, the total cost was Rs.  crore. Later on, I sold the first house at a profit of  and the second house at a loss of . Thus the total gain was . The selling price of the first house is:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 75

Let the cost of  house be Rs.  crore.

The cost of  house is Rs.  crore

The sale price of  house 

The sale price of  house 

Total gain is  of  crore  Rs.  crore

Total Sale price of two houses  Rs.  crore

Thus, sale price of  house  Rs.  crore or Rs.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 76

Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.

A large bundle bound for storage or transport

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 76

The correct answer is option 3.

Let us look into the meaning of other words:

  • 'Bunch' means a number of things, typically of the same kind, growing or fastened together.
  • 'Barrel' means a cylindrical container bulging out in the middle, traditionally made of wooden staves with metal hoops around them.
  • 'Bale' means a large bundle bound for storage or transport.
  • 'Bevy' means a large group of people or things of a particular kind.

So, option 3 is correct.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 18 - Question 77

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM for the underlined word in the following sentence.

He is a spendthrift and spends money lavishly.