Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
10+2 (Tier-1) Examination Held on January 18, 2017
1. Select the related word/letter/number from the given alternatives.
RESISTANCE : OHM : : CURRENT : ?
2. Select the related word/letters/ number from the given alternatives.
UHCDN : VIDEO : OKZXDQ : ?
3. Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
64 : 8 :: 289 ; ?
4. Select the related word/letters/ number from the given alternatives.
13 : 156 : : 17 : ?
5. Select the odd word/letters/number pair from the given alternatives.
6. Select the odd word/letters/number/ number pair from the given alternatives.
7. Select the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.
8. Select the odd word letters/number/ number pair from the given alternatives.
9. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
Lieutenant, Captain, ?, Lieutenant Colonel
(c) Sub Lieutenant
(d) Major General
10. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
11. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
TU, ?, NO, XY
12. A series is given the one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
3, 12, 48, ?
13. In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide, which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.
I. Some camels are ships.
II. No ship is a boat.
I. Some ships are camels.
II. Some camels are not boats.
(a) Conclusion I follows
(b) Conclusion II follows
(c) Neither I nor II follows
(d) Both I and II follows
14. P, Q, R, S and T are sitting together. T is at one extreme end. P is the neighbor of T and is third to the left of Q. Who is fourth to the right of T?
15. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.
i. Joke ii. Jockey
iii. Jocular iv. Jocund
(a) iv, ii, i, iii
(b) ii, iii, iv, i
(c) ii, iii, i, iv
(d) iv, ii, iii, i
16. In a certain code language, ‘DANGER’ is written as ‘145237’and ‘RANCOR’ is written as ‘745967’. How is ‘RAGE’ written in that code language?
17. Choose the odd number/number pair from the given responses.
18. If ‘K’ means ‘minus’, ‘L’ means ‘divided by’, ‘M’ means ‘plus’ and ‘D’ means ‘multiplied by’, then
117 L 3 K 5 M 12 D 8 = ?
19. In the following question, which one set of letter when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
20. Kajal left home for a hospital. She traveled 5 m towards East, then turned towards South-East to travel another 10 km, then again she turned towards North-East to travel 10 km and finally, she reached the hospital. In which direction is hospital with respect to her house?
21. Find the missing number.
22. Deepak has a brother named Aditya. Deepak is the son of Kuldeep. Bunty is Kuldeep’s father. How is Aditya related to Bunty?
23. In a certain code language, ‘BRAIN’ is written as ‘CSBJO’, then how is ‘MAKER’ written in that code language?
24. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes.
Males, Doctors, Brothers
25. If J = 1, K = 2, L = 5, M = 7, N = 11, O = 13, P = 17, then what will come in the place of question mark in given expression?
N × ? + M ÷ K = 31
26. The Indian Parliament House was designed by
(a) Alvar Aalto
(b) Michael Graves
(c) Edwin Lutyens
(d) Renzo Piano
27. Raghuveer Chaudhari won Jnanpith Award for work in which language?
28. Which drug is used as an Antidepressant?
29. The orange colour of carrot is because is
(a) it grows in the soil
(c) it is not exposed to sunlight
(d) the entire plant is orange in colour
30. Snake venom is highly modified saliva containing
31. Heavy water is
(a) monoterium oxide
(b) polyterium oxide
(c) deuterium oxide
(d) trisium oxide
32. Which among the following elements has highest electronegativity?
33. How many GB is equal to 1 TB?
34. Most airports in India are named after
35. Find arc elasticity of demand. if quantity demanded falls from 1050 to 950 when price of the item i s increased from Rs. 250 to Rs. 290?
36. Suppose the equilibrium price for sugar is Rs. 50/kg. If the government sets a price floor of Rs. 70/kg, then
(a) quantity of sugar demanded will be greater than the quantity demanded at equilibrium price
(b) there will be a shortage of sugar in the market
(c) there will be a surplus of sugar in the market.
(d) quantity of sugar supplied will be less than what was supplied at the equilibrium price
37. Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of reserves of which of the following animals?
38. Which type of pathogen causes the water-borne disease Schistosomiasis?
39. The highest airport in India is
(a) Dharamshala airport
(b) Pithoragarh airport
(c) Leh airport
(d) Dehradun airport
40. World’s longest land border is between which two countries?
(a) Australia and New Zealand
(b) India and China
(c) Switzerland and Italy
(d) Canada and USA
41. Baghdad is the Capital City of …. .
42. The Bibi ka Maqbara is a tomb located in …… . It was built by Azam Shah, son of Aruangzeb, in 1678.
43. Battle of Kannauj was fought in the year
44. Which company developed Java?
45. Who established the foundations of the Quantum theory?
(a) Max Planck
(b) Mark Nicholas
(c) Albert Einstein
(d) Alfred Hitchcock
46. If in a motion, the axis of the rotation passes through an object, then the motion is called
(a) Orbital motion
(b) Circulatory motion
(c) Spin motion
(d) Oscillatory motion
47. Call sign of any aircraft carrying the Indian President is
(a) Air India One
(b) Airforce One
(c) Code Eagle
(d) Flight 101
48. Article-32 of the Indian Constitution ‘Remedies for enforcement of rights conferred by this Part’ deals with
(a) the Union government
(b) the State government
(c) the fundamental rights of the Indian citizen
(d) the directive principles of States policy
49. First Indian sportsperson to win an individual Olympics silver for India is
(a) Sushil Kumar
(b) Rajyavardhan Singh
(c) Abhinav Bindra
50. Who wrote the Harry Potter series?
(b) George RR Martin
(c) JK Rowling
(d) Stephen King
51. If 3x + 5(4 – 3x) > – 4x < 3x – x/3; then the value of x is
52. At 9% discount the selling price of a washing machine is Rs. 14000, what is the selling price if the discount is 22%?
(a) Rs. 12000
(b) Rs. 9360
(c) Rs. 10202.4
(d) Rs. 13322.4
53. A rice trader buys 22 quintals of rice for Rs. 3344. 24% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 30% profit?
(a) Rs. 88.86 per quintal
(b) Rs. 197.6 per quintal
(c) Rs. 269.2 per quintal
(d) Rs. 260 per quintal
54. Which of the following is correct?
(a) (4x – 3y)2 = 16 × 2 – 12xy + 9y2
(b) (4x + 3y)2 = 16 × 2 – 24xy + 9y2
(c) (4x – 3y)2 = 16 × 2 + 12xy − 9y2
(d) (4x – 3y)2 = 16 × 2 – 24xy + 9y2
55. The point P(a, b) is first reflected in origin to, and PI is reflected in y-axis to (5, −4). The coordinates of point P are
(a) (−5, −4)
(b) (−5, 4)
(c) (5, 4)
(d) (5, −4)
56. A missile travels at 1350 km/h. How many metres does it travel in one second?
(a) 369 m
(b) 375 m
(c) 356 m
(d) 337 m
57. If tan 330° = x, then the value of x
58. What is the value of 3/4 + 8/9?
59. If then the value of x is
(a) tan A
(b) cot A
(c) cosec A
(d) cos A
60. What is the value of
(a) sin A/(1 – cos A)
(b) sin A/(1+ cos A)
(c) tan A/ (1+ cos A)
(d) tan A/(1− cos A)
61. The slopes of two lines are 1 and 1/√ What is the angle between these two lines?
62. What are the roots of the quadratic equation 21 × 2 – 37x – 28 = 0?
(a) −7/3, 4/7
(b) 3/7, −7/4
(c) 7/3, −4/7
(d) −3/7, 7/4
63. A rectangular swimming pool of length 25 m and breadth 12 m has a uniformly sloping floor. It is 2 m in depth on one end of its length and 3 m at the other. How much water is needed to completely fill this pool?
(a) 1500 cu m
(b) 2250 cu m
(c) 3000 cu m
(d) 750 cu m
64. Piyush has done 1/3rd of a job in 30 days, Sanjiv complete the rest of the job in 60 days. In how many days can they together do the job?
(a) 15 days
(b) 45 days
(c) 30 days
(d) 10 days
65. An angle is twice its complementary angle. What is the measure of the angle?
66. The first and last terms of an arithmetic progression are 33 and − What is the sum of the series if it has 16 terms?
67. 27 is 3.6% of ?
68. In a kite
(a) two pairs of consecutive sides are congruent
(b) diagonals are perpendicular bisectors of each other
(c) both diagonals form two congruent triangles
(d) adjacent angles are supplementary
69. The average weight of Sopan, Guruprasad and Rima is 65 kg. If the average weight of Sopan and Guruprasad be 67 kg and that of Guruprasad and Rima be 57 kg, then the weight of Guruprasad is
70. A bank offers 5% compound interest per half year. A customer deposits Rs. 9600 each on January 1 and July 1 of a year. At the end of the year, the amount he would have gained by way of interest is
(a) Rs. 2928
(b) Rs. 1464
(c) Rs. 732
(d) Rs. 366
71. By increasing the price of entry ticket to fair in the ratio 3:5, the number of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 7:2. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?
(a) Increased in the ratio 10 : 21
(b) Increased in the ratio 6 : 35
(c) Decreased in the ratio 21 : 10
(d) Decreased in the ratio 35 : 6
72. A completes 1/3 part of a work in 5 days, while B completes 2/5 part of the same work in 10 days. In how many days will they complete doing the work together?
(d) 10 days
73. If 182 is divided in the ratio of 3 : 5 : 4 : 1 in four parts, then minimum part is
74. If a dinning table which marked price is Rs. 6000, sale to a customer in Rs. 5000, then what is the rate of discount given on it?
75. 855 candidates given an application for a job but 80% of the candidates in these are not selected. How many candidates were selected for the job?
76. Select the antonym of ‘To entrust’
(a) To confer
(b) To allot
(c) To rely
(d) To deny
77. Select the word with the correct spelling.
78. Select the synonym of ‘Subsidy’.
79. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. Liquids forming a homogeneous mixture when added together
80. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
It is wishful thinking that you can improve the situation by doing (with) such people.
(a) away of
(b) away with
(d) No improvement
81. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
It is not uncommon
P. to push for public expenditure
Q. at a time
R. when private investment sentiment is weak
82. Select the synonym of ‘Digress’.
83. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best express the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.
Can we send this container by ship?
(a) Can this container be sent by ship?
(b) Could this container be sent by ship by us?
(c) Could have we sent this container ship?
(d) This container can be sent by ship. Canwe?
84. In the following question, out of the four alternative, select the alternative which best express the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Shooting fish in a barrel
(a) To do random acts of stupidity
(b) To behave in a cruel manner
(c) Ridiculously easy
(d) To escape through a narrow opening.
85. Select the word with the correct spelling.
86. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
“How often do you go to the gym?” said Deepak to Juned.
(a) Deepak asked Juned that now often he goes to the gym.
(b) Deepak asked Juned that how often he has been going to the gym.
(c) Deepak asked Juned how often he went to the gym.
(d) Deepak asked Juned that how often he went to the gym.
87. 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’.
Although of good (A)/rains the production (B)/of food grains fell. (C)/ No error (D)
88. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
P. in far-flung districts
Q. and gag orders
R. have been authorising mass blocking of online content
89. 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.
State laws ………… the sale of alcoholic beverages inside the stadium.
90. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
To free someone or something from a constraint or difficulty
(a) To exterminate
(b) To expurgate
(c) To intricate
(d) To extricate
91. In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.
The security for the Prime Minister has been ………. up following the shootout.
92. 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’.
In summer, the ponds (A)/just dry down (B)/ in the scorching heat.(C)/ No error (D)
93. Select the antonym of ‘Prestige’
94. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
To sleep with the fishes
(a) Always be in a dream world
(b) To make absurd excuses
(c) To sleep peacefully
(d) To be dead
95. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
Don’t step near the cliff’s edge, else your life (might be thrown into) great peril.
(a) will be in
(b) will face
(c) would be placed in
(d) No improvement
Directions (Q. Nos. 96-100) In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
This is a question that ……………. beyond right and democracy. It plunges ……. into the basics of what constitutes that which is social. Is not the primordialism and the ………… of violence being used to construct a new kind of social? Area the current strategies of law enough to ponder ………… and ………….. about such events?
96. This is a question that ………. beyond rights and democracy.
(c) has gone
(d) is going
97. It plunges …….. into the basics of what constitutes that which is social.
98. The ……. of violence being used to construct a new kind of social.
99. Are the current strategies of law enough to ponder ……. .
100. and …….. about such event ?
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