# Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) Junior Assistant Recruitment Examination Held on April 24, 2016 Question Paper With Answer Key

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) Junior Assistant Recruitment Examination Held on April 24, 2016

Part 1 Comprehension and Writing Ability in Hindi

Part-2 General Intelligence Test

41. Given below is a series of letters which follows some definite order. Determined this order and choose the next two letters for the series out of the responses.

ZAXDVGTJRMP

(a)   PS

(b)   PN

(c)   NS

(d)   PR

42. Which number is wrong in the given series ?

3, 13, 31, 58, 91, 111

(a)   58

(b)   31

(c)   91

(d)   111

43. A person sees a train getting into a tunnel which is 4 km long. If the length of the train is one-eighth of the tunnel and it gets out of the tunnel in 6 minutes, then what is the speed of the train ?

(a)   40 km/h

(b)   45 km/h

(c)   50 km/h

(d)   48 km/h

Directions (Q. Nos. 44-46) A word has been given followed by four other word, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find out the word from the four  options.

44. ENTERTAINING

(a)   INERTIA

(b)   TANNING

(c)   TREATING

(d)   TERTIARY

45. PERSEVERANCE

(a)   PRESERVE

(b)   SEVERE

(c)   SERENE

(d)   ENERATE

46. SUPERINTENDENT

(a)   PERTINENT

(b)   TEENER

(c)   RETENTION

(d)   DENTIST

Directions (Q. Nos. 47-48) If ‘−’ stands for multiplication, ‘+’ stands for division, ‘∙’ stands for subtraction and ‘÷’ stands for addition, then find out the correct equation.

47.

(a)   9 + 3 – 1 ÷ 9 = 100

(b)   15 ∙ 2 – 3 + 3 = 39

(c)   9 – 7 + 7 ÷ 7 = 64

(d)   5 ÷ 8 – 3 ∙ 3= 36

48.

(a)   15 – 7 ∙ 5 + 20 = 104

(b)   25 ÷ 7 ∙ 2 – 5 = 22

(c)   10 + 5 ∙ 2 ÷ 13 = 15

(d)   17 ∙ 1 – 4 ÷ 8 = 29

49. Hanif wishes to locate his friend Joseph whose house is situated 20 km eastward from his house. Hanif starts his journey travelling 5 km northward, turns rightward to travel 11 km. Again, he takes a right turn to travel 9 km. Then, he takes a left turn and again travels for 9 km. At this point, he finds it difficult to locate Joseph and makes a halt. How much distance should Hanif travel and in which direction to be able to locate Joseph’s house ?

(a)   Turn right and travel 4 km

(b)   Turn left and travel 4 km

(c)   Move straight and travel 9 km

(d)   Turn left and travel 9 km

50. If A represents the number of students opting for Maths, B for Biology and C for Physics, then how many students opt for both Physics and Biology (the figures inside the circles denote the number of students) ?

(a)   10

(b)   26

(c)   32

(d)   38

51. If there is Saturday on the 10th day of a month, then what will be the day on 27th of that month?

(a)   Monday

(b)   Saturday

(c)   Tuesday

(d)   None of these

52. A is B’s father. B is C’s brother. D is the mother of A. How is C related to D ?

(a)   Mother

(b)   Grandmother

(c)   Sister

(d)   Daughter

53. The difference between the ages of two brothers is the same as that of their father and mother. The elder brother is 15 years of age. At the time of the birth of younger brother, their mother’s age was 37. If the father is older than mother by 5 years, then what was his age at the time of the elder son’s birth ?

(a)   25 years

(b)   32 years

(c)   57 years

(d)   None of these

54. The height of mango tree and coconut tree is the same. Banana tree is shorter than palm. Guava tree is smaller than banana but bigger than mango. Which is the tallest tree ?

(a)   Mango

(b)   Banana

(c)   Coconut

(d)   Palm

Directions (Q. Nos. 55-57) Insert the missing number.

55.

(a)   15

(b)   12

(c)   9

(d)   18

56.

(a)   5

(b)   7

(c)   9

(d)   3

57.

(a)   594

(b)   459

(c)   945

(d)   549

58. Identify the pair which is different.

(a)   Profit : Gain

(b)   Debit : Credit

(c)   Income : Expenditure

(d)   Assets : Liabilities

59. If in a code DECEMBER is written as ERMBCEDE, then how can NOVEMBER be written in that code ?

(a)   ERBMVENO

(b)   REMBVENO

(c)   ERMBVENO

(d)   EMRBVENO

60. A boy was asked to multiply a number by 7/8. He multiplied the number by 17/18 and got the result 30 more than the correct answer. The number was

(a)   3

(b)   8

(c)   21

(d)   24

Part 3 General Awareness

61. Who among the following is considered the Father of the Leap Year ?

(a)   Julius Caesar

(b)   Astronomer Sosigenes

(c)   Pope Gregory XIII

(d)   None of the above

62. ‘Glacier Express’ is a popular train of which of the following countries ?

(a)   Norway

(b)   India

(c)   Switzerland

(d)   The USA

63. ‘Binsar Forest’ is located in which Indian State/Union Territory ?

(c)   Uttarakhand

64. 25th Vyas Samman was awarded to

(a)   Dr. Ashok Vajpayee

(b)   Dr. Sunita Jain

(c)   Dr. Pushpesh Pant

(d)   Mrinal Pande

65. Which of the following is considered to be the best specimen of the Mauryan Art ?

(a)   Stupa

(b)   Chaitya

(d)   Pillar

66. Who among the following has composed the National Anthem of Nepal ?

(a)   Shanta Sinha

(b)   PK Rai

(c)   Zohra Sehgal

(d)   Surendra Mohan

67. Who said, “Political democracy means a way of life which recognizes liberty, equality and fraternity as the principle of life” ?

(c)   Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia

(d)   Dr. BR Ambedkar

68. ‘Insanity’ is explained in the Indian Penal Code under

(a)   Section-83

(b)   Section-84

(c)   Section-86

(d)   Section-88

69. Who is the Chairperson of the Economic Intelligence Council (EIC) ?

(a)   The Finance Minister

(b)   The Prime Minister

(c)   The RBI Governor

(d)   The Finance Secretary

70. In English Society, murder was not a crime till

(a)   10th century

(b)   11th century

(c)   12th century

(d)   14th century

71. ‘Ghumar’ is the folk dance of

(a)   Rajasthan

(c)   Chhattisgarh

(d)   Bihar

72. Who said, “Human greed is a potential cause of crime”?

(a)   Aristotle

(b)   Plato

(c)   Emile Durkheim

(d)   Mahatma Gandhi

73. Taj Mahal is threatened due to the effect of

(a)   HNO3

(b)   I2

(c)   Pb

(d)   SO2

74. Which of the following was not a part of the Ashokan empire ?

(a)   Gurjara

(b)   Karnataka

(c)   Kamrup

(d)   Kashmir

75. Who was the first Muslim to preside over the Session of the Indian National Congress ?

(a)   Sir Sayyid Ali Khan

(d)   Liaquat Ali Khan

76. The sum of the Member of Parliament Fund at present is

(a)   Rs 1 crore

(b)   Rs 2 crore

(c)   Rs 3 crore

(d)   Rs 5 crore

77. Who wrote the famous book, Daughter of the East ?

(a)   Anita Desai

(b)   Arundhati Roy

(c)   Medha Patkar

(d)   Benziar Bhutto

78. Where in India was the first medical college started ?

(b)   Varanasi

(c)   Calcutta (Kolkata)

(d)   Lucknow

79. The highest suicide rate in India is in the State of

(b)   Odisha

(c)   Maharashtra

(d)   Sikkim

80. Who among the following has been named ‘BCCI Cricketer’ of the year 2015?

(a)   Rohit Sharma

(b)   R. Ahswiin

(c)   Virat Kohli

(d)   MS Dhoni

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