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SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 1

M is the father of N. N is the brother of O. O is the mother of P. How is M related to P?

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

The below figure can be drawn using the given statements.

 

In the above figure, the circle indicates female, the square indicates male and the single line indicates generation gap.

It is given that M is the father of N. So, from the figure we can deduce that N is the uncle of P.

Therefore, M is the grandfather of P.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 2

Find out which of the figures (1), (2), (3), and (4) can be formed from the pieces given in figure (X).

 

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 2

Figure (2) can be formed from the pieces given in figure (X).

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SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 3

Arrange the following words in the sequence in which they would occur in dictionary.

1. Tinned

2. Timber

3. Tinkle

4. Thunderstrom

5. Thursday 

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 3

The words as they would appear in an English dictionary is shown below:

4. Thunderstrom

5. Thursday 

2. Timber,

3. Tinkle,

1. Tinned,

Hence, '4, 5, 2, 3, 1' is the correct answer.

Additional Information

1 . First of all, check the common letter in all.

2. Arrange them according to the alphabet they come first. 

3. When common letters are arranged, then go for the rest.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 4

A person went to a zoo. He saw four animals in the cage around him. There is a monkey in front of him. There is a tiger behind that person. The lion and elephant are to his left and right respectively. If the person's face is in the direction of sunrise, in which direction are the lions in reference to the tiger?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 4

As per the given information:

The man is facing the east direction or direction of the sunrise. There is a monkey in front of him. There is a tiger behind that person. The lion and elephant are to his left and right respectively.

The distance and direction diagram is shown below:

So, 'North-East' is the correct answer.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 5

In a certain code language, 'Humans cut forests' is coded as 145, 'Forests give oxygen' is coded as 213 and 'Forests give wood also' is coded as 8317. How will 'Oxygen' be coded in that language?

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

According to the given information

From the figure it can be concluded that:

The code for "forests" is "1".

The code for "give" is "3".

Therefore, from statement II

‘oxygen’ is coded as "2".

Hence, '2’ is the correct answer.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 6

Seven people, A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a straight line, facing South. Only two people sit to the left of A. Only three people sit between E and A. D sits at one of the extreme end. G sits to the immediate right of D. C sits in the middle of the row. B is not the immediate neighbor of C. Which among the following statement is true?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 6

According to the given information,

  • Only two people sit to the left of A.
  • Only three people sit between E and A.
  • D sits at one of the extreme ends.

  • G sits to the immediate right of D.
  • C sits in the middle of the row.
  • B is not the immediate neighbor of C.

​This is the final diagram.

Option 1) A sits to the immediate right of C - False(A sits to the left of C).

Option 2)Four people sit to the right of A. - True.

Option 3)Two people sit between B and F. - False(No one sits between B and F).

Option 4)There are four people sitting between D and E. - False (There are 5 people between D and E).

Hence, the correct answer is "Option 2".

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 7

U, V, W, X, Y and Z are seated in a circle facing the centre such that each one is facing another one. X is between Z and V. U is second to the left of X and second to the right of Y. Who is facing X?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 7

So, ‘W’ is the correct answer.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 8

Four different positions of a dice are shown below in figures A, B, C and D. How many dots are there on the dice face opposite the one with Four dots?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 8

From figures (A), (B), and (C), we conclude that 6, 3, 1, and 5 dots appear adjacent to 4 dots. Clearly, there will be 2 dots on the face opposite the face with 4 dots.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 9

Direction: In each of the following questions, you are given a figure followed by four alternative figures A, B, C and D such that figure is embedded in one of them. Trace out the alternative figure which contains fig. as its part.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 9

Figure D which contains fig. as its part given below.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 10

DirectionSelect the set of letters that when sequentially placed in the blanks of the given letter series will complete the series.

k_lmml_mk_mmk_lkkl_m

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 10

Given series: k_lmml_mk_mmk_lkkl_m


Option (A):  k, l, k, l, m

kklmm llmkk mmkll kklmm

Here, Each group has 5 letters of kklmm / llmkk / mmkll / kklmm are being repeated.

In the above series, K change to L then L turns into M again then M turns into K.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 11

In the following diagram, the octagon represents women, the circle represents athlete and the rectangle represents workers.

How many women are only athlete?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 11

The number that represents the women who are athlete is shown below:

So, "64" women are athlete.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 12

Choose the word which will occur FIRST when arranged in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 12

According to the sequence in the dictionary:

Leaked

Learnt

Legal

Legit

Leaked will come in the first position.

So, “Leaked“ is the correct answer.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 13

Study the given pattern carefully and select the number that can replace the question mark (?) in it?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 13

The logic follows here is:

Column wise:

Third term

First column

Second column

Third column

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 14

Choose the word which is different from the rest.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 14

All the equipments (Cooler, Grinder and Fridge) run by electricity except the mirror. Therefore, mirror is different from the rest.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 15

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

224 : 817 :: 163 : ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 15

 

2 + 2 + 4 = 8

And  8 + 1 + 7 =16

Similarly,

1 + 6 + 3 = 10

And 4 + 9 + 7 = 20

Here, the sum of the digits of the second group of numbers is twice the sum of the digits of the first group of numbers.

 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 16

Direction: In the following question, a word has been given followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters from the given word to find that word.

SPECIFICATION

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 16

The word which cannot be formed from 'SPECIFICATION' is 'FAINTING' due to the absence of the letter 'G' and only one 'N' is present in the given word.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 17

Pointing to a photograph Kanti says, "He is the son of the only son of my grandfather." How is the man in the photograph related to Kanti?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 17

The man in the photograph is the son of the only son of Kanti's grandfather i.e.,

The man is the son of Kanti's father.

So, the man is the brother of Kanti.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 18

Direction: 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 in the two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from  to  and that of Matrix II is numbered from  to . A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, e.g. '' can be represented by , etc. and '' can be represented by , etc. Identify the set for the word MEAL.

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

So, MEAL 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 19

Direction: Select the odd word/letters/number/word pair/number pair from the given alternatives.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 19

From the options given,

9+1=10

7+3=10

4+5=9

3+7=10

Except 45, the sum of digits in all other given numbers is 10.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 20

In the question given below which of the option figures will come after the problem figures, if the sequence were continued?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 20

The change between 1st and 2nd figure is same as changes between 3rd and 4th figure, the pattern of change is as:

 

Now changes between 2nd to 3rd is the same as changes between 4th to 5th, it can be explained as:

 

These two changes occur alternatively hence changes between the 5th and the answer figure will be the same as changes between the 1st and 2nd figure.

 

So,

 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 21

In each of the following questions, choose the correct mirror image from the alternatives (a), (b), (c) and (d), when mirror is placed on the line AB.

Question figure:

Answer figure:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 21

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 22

In the following question, select the related group of letters from the given alternatives.

DHLP : WSOK : : FJNR : ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 22

As, D+7 = K

H+7 = O

L+7 = S

P+7 = W

Similarly,

F+7 = M

J+7 = Q

N+7 = U

R+7 = Y

So, the answer will be YUQM.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 23

Which of the following years did not have days in February month?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 23

A year in which days are there in February month is said to be leap year. That year is perfectly divisible by .

As year is not divisible by . Thus in year , there are not days in February month.


SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 24

Which of the following words can be formed using the letters of the given word-

EQUILIBRATION

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 24

LITE word can be formed using the letters of the given word.

There is no M in the word EQUILIBRATION, so LAMB cannot be formed. There is no V and G  in word EQUILIBRATION, so NAVIGATE cannot be formed. In the word EQUILIBRATION, there is no letter D from which the BRAND cannot be formed.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 25

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

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 25

 is the product of the digits of the square of .

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 26

Which was the venue of the ‘International Conference on Pharma and Medical Devices sector 2022’?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 26

The annual flagship three-day conference was held at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi. Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Health & Family Welfare, inaugurated the 7th edition of the International Conference on Pharma and Medical Devices sector 2022.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 27

Doctrine of Lapse was introduced by:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 27

The Doctrine of Lapses was introduced by the Lord Dalhouise in the year 1848. The doctrine of lapse was an annexation policy applied by the Lord Dalhousie in India before 1858. According to this policy, any Indian princely state under the suzerainty of the British East India Company as a vassal state under the British subsidiary system, would have its princely status abolished if the ruler was either "manifestly incompetent or died without a male heir"

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 28
He built on the work of earlier Pallava kings to consolidate maritime trade links with South-East Asia. He is also known as Rajasimha and he built the famous Kanchi Kailashnath Temple and The Shore Temple. This is the most likely description of?
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 28

The correct answer is Narasimhavarman II.Key PointsNarasimhavarman II

  • He built on the work of earlier Pallava kings to consolidate maritime trade links with South-East Asia.
  • He sent a mission to the Tang court in 720 with a request that would seem unusual in the context of India-China relations today.
  • He enjoyed a peaceful reign and is credited with the construction of large and beautiful temples like the Shore temple at Mamallapuram and the Kailasanatha temple at Kanchi. Hence, Option 2 is correct.
  • The Chinese emperor was pleased with the Indian king’s offer to form a coalition against the Arabs and Tibetans.
  • The offer of help by the Pallava ruler furthered the trade and brought the prestige of association with the Chinese emperor.​
  • He had the title ”Rajasimha‟.
  • The famous Sanskrit scholar Dandin is said to have adorned his court.
  • He sent embassies to China and the maritime trade flourished during his reign

Additional InformationSimhavishnu

  • He was the first ruler of this line.
  • He defeated the Kalabhras and laid the foundation for the establishment of the “Age of the Imperial Pallavas”.

Mahendravarman I

  • He was a versatile genius.
  • The long-drawn Pallava-Chalukya conflict began during this period.

Narasimhavarman I

  • He was the greatest of the Pallavas who raised the power and prestige of the dynasty to an amazing height.
  • He had the title Mahamalla or Mamalla.
  • The Pallava-Chalukya conflict that was started by his father was successfully continued by him.
  • Another notable achievement of Narasimhanvarman I was his novel expedition to Srilanka, to reinstate the Sinhalese prince Manavarman.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 29

What was the theme of National Sports Day in 2022?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 29

  • Every year 29 August is celebrated as National Sports Day. The theme of this year's National Sports Day is 'Sports as an enabler for an inclusive and fit society. 
  • In 2012, the Indian government decided to celebrate Major Dhyanchand's birthday as National Sports Day. Major Dhyan Chand had scored more than 400 goals in his career.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 30
Which of the following soils show swelling and shrinkage behavior on wetting and drying?
Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 30

The correct answer is Black cotton Soil.

Key Points

Black cotton soils

  • It shows swelling and shrinkage behaviour on wetting and drying. Hence, Statement 1 is correct.
  • Black Cotton Soil also consists of the excess Montmorillonite mineral.
  • These show volumetric changes with the change in atmospheric conditions.
  • Black cotton soil shows swelling when moisture content increases and shrinkage behaviour when moisture content decreases. 
  • Under reamed piles are used for these types of soils.
  • As black cotton soils are expansive soils i.e having swelling and shrinkage behaviour and due to this Lightly loaded structures are more susceptible to damage as a result of volume changes in the soil. Therefore these soils need to be stabilized first before loading.
  • Investigation says that lime is a good stabilizing agent for the construction of a road in black cotton soil.
  • Lime forms the bonding between the soil particles which is missing in black cotton soil and hence stabilizes.

Additional Information

Alluvial Soils

  • Alluvial soils are formed mainly due to silt deposited by the Indo-Gangetic-Brahmaputra rivers. In coastal regions, some alluvial deposits are formed due to wave action.
  • Rocks of the Himalayas from the parent material. Thus the parent material of these soils is of transported origin.
  • They are the largest soil group covering about 15 lakh sq km or about 46 per cent of the total area.
  • They support more than 40% of India’s population by providing the most productive agricultural lands.

Peaty, and Marshy Soil/Bog Soil

  • This soil originates from areas where adequate drainage is not possible. It is rich in organic matter and has high salinity. They are deficient in potash and phosphate.

Desert Soil

  • This soil is deposited by wind action and is mainly found in the arid and semi-arid areas like Rajasthan, West of the Aravallis, Northern Gujarat, Saurashtra, Kachchh, Western parts of Haryana, and the southern part of Punjab.
  • It lacks moisture contentHumus content is less, and Nitrogen is originally low but some of it is available in the form of nitrates.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 31

When is Constitution Day celebrated?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 31

  • Constitution Day is celebrated every year on 26 November to make the citizens of India aware of the Constitution and remind them of the constitutional values.
  • On 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted its constitution. However, it was implemented on 26 January 1950.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 32

Which of the following is not a major tectonic plate?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 32

The Cocos Plate is not a tectonic plate. A tectonic plate (also called a lithospheric plate) is a massive, irregularly-shaped slab of solid rock, generally composed of both continental and oceanic lithosphere.  

The major plates are as follows:

  1. Antarctica (and the surrounding oceanic) plate.
  2. North American Plate (with western Atlantic floor separated from the South American plate along with the Caribbean islands).
  3. South American Plate (with the western Atlantic floor separated from the North American plate along with the Caribbean islands).
  4. Pacific plate
  5. India-Australia-New Zealand plate
  6. Africa with the eastern Atlantic floor plate.
  7. Eurasia and the adjacent oceanic plate. 
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 33

The Gondwana rock system is famous for which mineral?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 33

The Gondwana rock system is famous for coal mineral.

Gondwana rock:

  • Gondwana rocks contain nearly 98% of India’s coal reserves.
  • The carbon content is very low.
  • The Gondwana rock system is also called the Carboniferous rock system.
  • They are deposits ordered down in synclinal troughs on ancient tableland surfaces.
  • Gondwana System or Carboniferous period System or Dravidian System is the major coal deposit of India.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 34

Which of the following is not the objective of games and sports?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 34

Winning is not the objective of games and sports.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 35

Which country recently announced the discovery of Coltan deposits within its borders?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 35

Kenya recently announced the discovery of Coltan deposits within its borders, presenting a potential economic boost. Coltan is a valuable mineral used in electronics and electric car batteries, and its responsible extraction is crucial due to ethical concerns related to environmental destruction and labour rights abuses.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 36

Which is India’s most-valuable brand in 2022, as per the Kantar BrandZ report?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 36

According to Kantar BrandZ report on India’s most-valuable brands, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is India’s most-valuable brand in 2022.

TCS surpassed HDFC Bank, which held the number one spot since 2014. Infosys is listed in the third place. Telecom provider Airtel was at rank 4 while Reliance Jio is at number 10. Indian brands increased their brand value by 35 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) since 2020.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 37

Dollu Kunitha is a famous drum dance of ______.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 37

Dollu Kunitha is a major popular drum dance of Karnataka.

  • It is accompanied by singing, it provides spectacular variety and complexity of skills.
  • Woven around the presiding deity of Beereshwara or Beeralingeswara, chiefly worshipped by the Kuruba Gowdas of Karnataka and also called Halumathasthas.
  • It presents both entertainment and spiritual edification.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 38

Consider the following statements.

  1. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have joined hands to launch a joint lunar polar exploration (LUPEX) mission.
  2. The mission aims to send a lander and rover to the Moon's north pole around 2024.
  3. While ISRO will provide the under-development H3 launch vehicle and the rover JAXA would be responsible for the lander.

Which of the above-given statements are correct?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 38

India's ISRO and Japan's JAXA are working on a joint lunar polar exploration (LUPEX) mission and the two space agencies have been working on the mission that aims to send a lander and rover to the Moon’s south pole around 2024. So, statements 1 and 2 are correct.

  • JAXA is likely to provide the under-development H3 launch vehicle and the rover ISRO would be responsible for the lander. So, statement 3 is incorrect.
  • The Lunar Polar Exploration mission would demonstrate new surface exploration technologies related to vehicular transport and lunar night survival for sustainable lunar exploration in Polar Regions.Explore lunar polar region suitability for establishing a lunar base for sustainable activities
  • Other targets of the mission include demonstration of lunar and planetary surface exploration technologies e.g. vehicular transport and overnight survival.

So, statement 1 and 2 only is correct.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 39

What is the solution of Vinegar called____?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 39

The solution of vinegar is a dilute solution of acetic acid produced by fermentation and oxidation of natural carbohydrates. It can be used for cooking, baking, cleaning, and weed control and may aid in weight loss and lower blood sugar and cholesterol.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 40

What is the sun made of?

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The Sun is a huge, glowing sphere of hot gas. Most of this gas is hydrogen (about 70%) and helium (about 28%). Carbon, nitrogen and oxygen make up 1.5% and the other 0.5% is made up of small amounts of many other elements such as neon, iron, silicon, magnesium and sulfur.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 41

Which among the following is the best conductor of electricity?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 41

Among oxygen, carbon, aluminium and wood, aluminium is a metal while others are non-metals. Metals are good conductors of electricity.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 42

Photosynthesis takes place faster in ______.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 42

As far as the rate of photosynthesis is concerned, it is fastest in sunlight making the rate of photosynthesis maximum. After Sun, we have Violet light where Photosynthesis occurs to a higher extent as it has the shortest wavelength hence has the maximum energy.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 43

Onion is a________?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 43

Onions are part of the allium family of vegetables and herbs, which also include chives, garlic, scallions, and leeks. Allium vegetables have been cultivated for centuries for their characteristic, pungent flavors and for their medicinal properties. The most common types are red, yellow, and white onions.

Christopher Columbus is credited with bringing onions to India.

Onions contain flavonoids as nutrients.

Chromium elements in the onion control blood pressure in the body.

Chemical syn-propanediol-S-oxide in the onion is caused by tears in our eyes.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 44

Which is the heaviest gas?

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Radon is the heaviest noble gas with a density of 0.00973  g/cm3 and an atomic number of 86. The reason xenon might be considered by some people to be the heaviest noble gas is that it can, under certain conditions, form the Xe-Xe chemical bond of  Xe2.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 45

Match List I with List II

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‘Shahrukh’ was a silver coin circulated by Babur.

Rupiya was also a silver coin but circulated by Shershah.

Mansabdari System was a part of the Mughal administration initiated by Akbar.  The system was basically based on a decimal system of Changez Khan.

Jughlaq ruler Firoz Shah Jughlaq had imposed jajiya tax on Brahmins to appease the ulema class.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 46

Who coined the famous slogan "Now or Never; Are We to Live or Perish Forever"?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 46

  • The famous slogan was coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali  - 'Now or Never; Are We to Live or Perish Forever".
  • Choudhry Rahmat Ali was a Pakistani nationalist.
  • He is known as the first proponent of the creation of Pakistan.
  • He is also credited with coining the term 'Pakistan'.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 47

Who has exponent the general principles of pricing?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 47

The general principles of pricing were given by Alfred Marshall.

Principles of Economics is an economics textbook of Alfred Marshall, first published in 1890. The Theory of Supply and Demand was given by Alfred Marshall in 1890. The Theory of Demand and Supply is a central concept in the understanding of the Economic system and its function. The quantity demanded of a good or service is the amount that consumers plan to buy during a particular time period, and at a particular price.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 48

The death anniversary day of Sri Rajiv Gandhi is celebrated as?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 48

May 21, the death anniversary of the ex-prime minister of India, Shri Rajiv Gandhi is also observed as Anti-Terrorism Day in India. On May 21, 1991, former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated. The objective behind observing Anti-Terrorism Day is to spread the message of peace, humanity, unity, and harmony among the people, and to make them aware of the anti-social acts of terrorism.  On this day, all Central Government employees and other public institutions take a pledge to make every effort to win the battle against terrorism and eradicate it from society.  

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 49

Light travels at the fastest speed in:

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Light travels at the fastest speed in Vacuum. The speed of light in a vacuum is 186,282 miles per second (299,792 kilometers per second), and in theory, nothing can travel faster than light.  If you could travel at the speed of light, you could go around the Earth 7.5 times in one second.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 50

When was the first railway line launched in India?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 50

  • The first passenger train between Mumbai - Thane started in 1853.
  • It covers a distance of 33.8 km. Three locomotives named Sultan, Sindh, and Sahib pulled 14 carriage trains.
  • Lord Dalhousie (1848–1856) Governor-General of India, under whom in 1853 the first railway line connecting Bombay to Thane was lying.
  • Lord Dalhousie (1848–1856) also passed the Post Office Act in 1854.
  • The Widow Remarriage Act was passed in 1856 during the reign of Lord Dalhousie (1848–1856).

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 51

What is the ratio between Renault car sold by dealer B to the Hyundai car sold by dealer A?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 51

Given:

Number of cars sold by dealer A and B

Number of Renault car sold by dealer B = 800

Number of Hyundai car sold by dealer A = 900

Required ratio

= 800 : 900

= 8 : 9

∴ The required ratio is 8 : 9.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 52

What are the average marks obtained by all students in Geography?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 52

Given:

The percentage marks obtained by 6 students in different subjects are given below. The maximum marks for each subject have been indicated in the table.


Concept used:

Average = 

Calculation:

According to the question,

Marks of P in geography = 88% of 75 = 0.88 × 75 = 66 marks

Marks of Q in geography = 92% of 75 = 0.92 × 75 = 69 marks

Marks of R in geography = 64% of 75 = 0.64 × 75 = 48 marks

Marks of S in geography = 80% of 75 = 0.80 × 75 = 60 marks

Marks of T in geography = 88% of 75 = 0.88 × 75 = 66 marks

Marks of U in geography = 72% of 75 = 0.72 × 75 = 54 marks

Total marks obtained by students in Geography = 66 + 69 + 48 + 60 + 66 + 54 = 363

Average marks obtained by students in Geography =  = 60.5 

∴ The average marks obtained by all students in Geography is 60.5.
Mistake Points 

The maximum mark in Geography is 75. Please note that the marks of students are given in the percentage.

For example, P's marks in Geography = 88% of 75 = 66 marks

So the sum of marks of all students in geography = 363

Average = 363/6 = 60.5

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 53

The average of the natural numbers divisible by 5 from the integers -10 to 35 is:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 53

Given:

Natural numbers divisible by 5 from the integers -10 to 35.

Formulas used:

Sum of an AP is , where n is the number of terms, a is the first and l is the last term.

Average = Sum of all terms/Total number of terms

Calculation:

The natural numbers divisible by 5 from the integers -10 to 35 is an arithmetic progression 5, 10, 15, 20, 25,30, 35 with a common difference of 5.

The sum of these natural numbers is 

Therefore, the average of the given natural numbers is .

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 54

When 732 is divided by a positive integer x, the remainder is 12. How many values of x are there?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 54

Formula:

The total number of factors

When 732 is divided by a positive integer , the remainder is 12 .

So,

So, 720 will be completely divisible by ,

Total number of factors of

Number of factors 12 or less than 12 are , 10,12

So cannot have these values because is greater than 12 .

So, we can say that there are possible values of .

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 55

The simple interest on a sum of money is 1/9thof the principal and the number of years is equal to the rate percent per annum. The rate percent annum is equal to

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 55

We know that, SI = Prt/100

Where, SI = simple interest, P = principal, r = rate of interest, t = number of years

Let the principal be P, and the rate be r.

Given,

SI = P/9

And t = r

Hence,

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 56

Find the value of the following expression.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 56

The given expression is,

Consider and

We know that,

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 57

A is the number of even factors of 7392 and B is the number of prime factors of 7392. Which of the following is true?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 57

As we know,

N = ap × bq × cr Where a and b are odd prime factors and c is even prime factor of N.

Number of factors of N = (p + 1) × (q + 1) × (r + 1)

Number of odd factors of N = (p + 1) × (q + 1)

Number of even factors of N = (p + 1) × (q + 1) × r

Number of prime factors = p + q + r

Given,

7392 = 3 × 7 × 11 × 32

⇒ 25 × 3 × 7 × 11

Number of even factors = (1 + 1) × (1 + 1) × (1 + 1) × 5

⇒ 2 × 2 × 2 × 5

⇒ A = 40

Number of prime factors = 5 + 1 + 1 + 1

⇒ B = 8

∴ A = 40 = 5B

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 58

A can complete work in 9 days and B can do of the same work in 14 days. In how many days they complete the work working together?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 58

Given:

Time taken by to complete of the work days

Time taken by to complete of the work days

Time taken by to complete the whole work days

complete work in days

Time taken by to complete the whole work days

Total work = L.C.M. units

Combined efficiency of and

Combined efficiency of and units/day

Time taken by and to complete the whole work

Time taken by and to complete the whole work days

The time taken by and to complete the work is 14 days.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 59

In a triangle, the sides are given as 11 cm, 12 cm and 13 cm. The length of the altitude corresponding to the side having length 12 cm is:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 59

Given,

Sides of triangle are 11, 12 13.

Semi - perimeter of the triangle,

Area of triangle

cm

Area of triangle  (Base)(Altitude)

(altitude) 

 Altitude  cm

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 60

What is the ratio of the number of total shoes sold of Puma in April and June to the number of shoes sold of Adidas in May and July?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 60

Number of shoes sold of Puma in April and June

Number of shoes sold of Adidas in May and July

∴ Required ratio

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 61

In the given figure, AB || CD, ∠APQ = 50° and ∠PRD = 127°, find the value of y – x?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 61

Given:

AB || CD

∠APQ = 50°

∠PRD = 127°

∠APQ = ∠x      ---- (Corresponding angle)

∠x = 50° 

∠APR = ∠PRD      ---- (Corresponding angle)

⇒ ∠APQ + ∠y = 127° 

⇒ 50° + ∠y = 127°

⇒ ∠y = 127° - 50° 

⇒ ∠y = 77° 

 ∠y - ∠x = 77° - 50° 

= 27° 

∴ The value of y – x is 27°.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 62

A man can row kmhr in still water and the velocity of the stream is kmhr. He takes an hour when he travels upstream to a place and back again to the starting point. How far is the place from the starting point?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 62

Let the distance of the place from the starting point be  km.

The speed of the man along the stream  kmhr

The speed of the man against the stream  kmhr

or, 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 63

Find the smallest number that, when divided by each of the , , and  fractions, is the whole number in the form of a quotient.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 63

Given:

Numbers =  and 

The formula used: LCM of fractions =   

⇒  

⇒  = 6 

∴  6 is the smallest number that, when divided by each of the , and  fractions, is the whole number in the form of a quotient.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 64

 is equal to:

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 64

Let,

Squaring both sides,

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 65

Rajesh has a container which has a mixture of wine and water in it. Wine and water are in the ratio . Rajesh spills some of the mixture by accident. He then replaces the spilled amount with water of same quantity. But now the wine to water ratio became . How much water did Rajesh add?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 65

Let the mixture be liter.

Wine : Water 

∴ Wine  liters and Water  liters

Now, let liters be spilled,

Wine spilled 

Water removed 

Now, liters water is added,

So Water quantity 

Wine Water quantity 

And, 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 66

If  then the value of 

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 66

Given,

We know that, 

Now keep on assuming




SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 67

Circles are having the same center but a different radius is called____?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 67

Circles which have the same centre but have different radii are called concentric circles. Concentric circles are a group of circles whose centre is the same point of each member.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 68

A man is thrice as fast as a woman and a woman is twice as fast as a boy in painting a wall. If all of them, a man, a woman, and a boy can paint the same wall in 8 hrs, how many hrs a boy will do it alone?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 68

Let a number of hrs taken by a boy to paint a wall  .

The number of hrs taken by a woman to paint a wall  

And the number of hrs taken by a man to paint a wall  

So, we have

Therefore, a boy will take 72 hrs to paint a wall alone.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 69

A can-do work in  days and B can do the same work in  days, working together how many days A and B will take to complete the work?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 69

Let the total work  units ( L.C.M of )

Efficiency of A  units/day

Efficiency of A  units/day

⇒ Total efficiency of  units

∴ No. of days taken by A and B to complete the work  days

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 70

What is the value of 

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 70

By adding, we get

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 71

In the following figure, is the center of the circle, and is the diameter.  The radius of the circle is cm, what is the area of the triangle ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 71

For the given figure:

is the center of the circle.

is the diameter.

We know is a cyclic quadrilateral

Putting in

cm

Area of triangle  cm

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 72

A boat goes  km. downstream in hr. If the speed of the boat is double the speed of the river, then tell how much distance it travels upstream in hr.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 72

Relative Speed in downstream speed of the boat speed of river

Speed 

Given that,

 km/h

 km/h

Speed of boat in upstream 

 km/h

Distance Travelled in hrs going Upstream Speed time

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 73

Two poles of heights and stand vertically on a plane ground. If the distance between their feet is , what is the distance between their tops?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 73

Let, the two poles be  and  and the distance between their bases be 

Draw a line parallel to  from , meeting  at .  Then,  and 

We need to find , the distance between their tops.

Applying Pythagoras theorem in right angled , we have:

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 74

Rs is divided among and in the ratio of respectively. What is the difference (in Rs) between the share of and ?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 74

Let and get and .


So, the share of

The share of

Difference between the share of and

Hence, the correct option is (B)

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 75

If each interior angle of a regular polygon is 10 times its exterior angle, then the number of sides the polygon has?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 75

Let n be the number of sides regular polygon.

An exterior angle is 

Interior angle is 

By given condition: 

A regular polygon has 22 sides.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 76

Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the underlined word.

Her parents forbade her to marry her lover.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 76

The correct answer is: Allowed.
Key Points

  • Antonym means a word that has the opposite meaning of the asked word.
  • The asked word is "forbade", which means to prohibit or disallow something. (किसी चीज़ को प्रतिबंधित या अस्वीकार करना)
    • ExampleThe strict teacher forbade students from using their phones in class.
  • The antonym of "forbade" is "allowed", which means to permit or give permission for something. (किसी चीज़ की अनुमति देना)
    • ExampleThe lenient principal allowed the students to organize a fun carnival on the school grounds.

Therefore, the correct answer is option 4.

Additional Information

  • Prevented means to stop something from happening or to make it impossible. (किसी चीज़ को घटित होने से रोकना या उसे असंभव बनाना)
  • Refused means to decline or reject something that is offered or requested. (प्रस्तावित या अनुरोधित किसी चीज़ को अस्वीकार या अस्वीकार करना)
  • Declined means to politely refuse or turn down an offer or request. (किसी प्रस्ताव या अनुरोध को विनम्रतापूर्वक अस्वीकार करना)
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 77

Select the most appropriate synonym of the underlined word.

The boxer showed audacity by agreeing to fight the champion.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 77

The correct answer is: Courage

Key Points

  •  Audacity means showing boldness or daring. (साहस)
    • ExampleThe mountaineer showed audacity by climbing the peak without any safety gear.
  • Marked option Courage means having the strength and determination to face fear, pain, or difficult challenges, even when it's not easy. (पराक्रम)
    • ExampleDespite her fear of heights, she showed great courage by climbing to the top of the mountain to conquer her anxiety and enjoy the breathtaking view.
  • So, the synonym of audacity is courage.

Therefore, the correct answer is option 3.

Additional Information

  • Honesty means being truthful and straightforward. (ईमानदारी)
  • Desperation means a state of despair or hopelessness. (निराशा)
  • Reparation means making amends or repairing something. (मरम्मत)
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 78

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

This problem is a hard nut to crack, it will take longer than they imagined.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 78

Let's look at the meaning of the given idiom:

A Hard nut to crack - a problem that is very difficult to solve or a person who is very difficult to understand. For Example: The test problem was a hard nut to crack.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 79

Direction: Select the correct active form of the given sentence.

English is spoken all over the world.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 79

Given sentence is in Present simple tense.

Rule: Subject + V(s/es) + Object + Other agents.

Passive voice: English is spoken all over the world.

Active voice: People speak English all over the world.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 80

Direction: Choose the word which best expresses the opposite meaning of the word.

Mridula seems almost impervious 'to' the criticism from all sides.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 80

"No improvement" is needed for the given sentence. The word in the quotes has been used correctly.

'Off' means to be removed or separated.

'In' is defined as inside an area, moving from a point outside to a point inside.

'Till' is used as a verb, meaning to get the land ready for planting and harvesting. 'Till' can also be used to mean "until".

'Impervious to' means unable to be affected by.

The given sentence talks about Mridula being unaffected by the criticism.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 81

Which of the following words is the most opposite in meaning to the word ‘Effective’?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 81

'Incompetent' means 'unskilled' or 'inadequate'.

'Effective' means 'to be successful'.

'Efficacious' means 'to be able to produce the desired result'.

'Credible' means 'acceptable'.

'Operative' means 'valid'.

The word that carries the most opposite meaning is 'incompetent'.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 82

Direction: 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 police arrested not only the victim of the theft but also the whole gang he was involved with.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 82

The passive voice of the sentence is: "Not only the victim of the theft but also the whole gang he was involved with was arrested."

It is a complex sentence, connected by 'not only' and 'but also'. The subject of the sentence is 'the police'. The object of the sentence is 'not only the victim of the theft but also the whole gang, he was involved in'.

The sentence will be changed into the Passive voice as:

  • The Object of the Active voice will become the subject of the Passive voice.
  • The third form of the verb will be used.

Passive voice: Was / were (According to the subject) + 3rd form of verb.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 83

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 83

'Ability' is a noun that means 'The quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment' hence, according to the meaning of the given the correct answer is Option C.

So the correct sentence is: Enterprising skill is the ability of a teacher to see the..

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 84

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 84

Pursuit is a noun that means 'an activity that you spend time doing, usually when you are not working' 

Let's see an example:

  • I enjoy outdoor pursuits, like hiking and riding.

The speaker wants to pursuit something in a holistic manner here, holistic means 'Emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole' hence, we need to use the preposition 'in' when we want to say 'Pertaining or relating to; on the subject of; involved with'

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 85

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 85

The word implication means 'the conclusion that can be drawn from something although it is not explicitly stated.'

to show "a reason or cause" from the actions we need to use a preposition 'of'

So, the correct sentence is:  constructing models and relationships, and anticipating the implications of actions.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 86

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 86

Among refers to when the items are part of a group, or are not specifically named. We generally use 'among' when we refer to more than two things.

Here, inter-relationships are of the teachers, but not really specific. So it is both among and between. (usually when it is more than 2).

So, the correct sentence is: the entire institution and the inter-relationships among and between its parts.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 87

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 5 - Question 87

In the given blank, we need to use 'understanding' for the noun's abstract and innovative ideas. Here the subject of the sentence is 'skills' and the verb is 'involve' which is a transitive verb and the objects are 'abstract and innovative ideas'

So the correct sentence is: These skills involve understanding abstract and innovative ideas..