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SSC CHSL 2016 Tier-1 question paper held on 13 Jan 2017 (Morning Shift)

May 9, 2018 11:53 IST
    SSC CHSL question  paper
    SSC CHSL question paper

    SSC CHSL exam is conducted for the recruitment of LDC/DEO/ Postal assistants in various government departments and ministries. This exam is three stage exam namely, Tier-1, 2 and 3. SSC CHSL 2017 is going to commence very soon. So, start your preparation from to date onwards.

     In preparation, Previous year papers plays an important role as it gives you a gist about the type of questions and difficulty level. Besides this, SSC used to put previous year questions in the upcoming exams. Hence, it is very vital and unavoidable step in SSC exam preparation.

    In the following text, we have shared the question paper of SSC CHSL exam held on 13thJan, 2017 in the Morning session. Let us take a look of the inquired questions-

    SSC CHSL Tier-1 exam 2017: Previous year questions

    Question 1. Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    Sound : Medium : : Light : ?

    a) Air

    b) Vacuum

    c) Water

    d) Glass

    Question 2. Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    TR : VX :: MK : ?

    a) QP

    b) QR

    c) OQ

    d) OP

    Question 3. Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    ZY : CD :: SR : ?

    a) RS

    b) JK

    c) JP

    d) PQ

    Question 4. Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    8 : 27 :: 64 : ?

    a) 75

    b) 65

    c) 100

    d) 125

    Question 5. Select the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    a) Perpendicular

    b) Base

    c) Hypotenuse

    d) Radius

    Question 6. Select the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    a) FJ

    b) KO

    c) RV

    d) WZ

    Question 7. Select the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    a) 325

    b) 437

    c) 246

    d) 564

    Question 8. Select the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

    a) 192

    b) 240

    c) 141

    d) 173

    Question 9. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    Bit, Byte Kilobyte, Megabyte, ?

    a) Binary

    b) Gigabyte

    c) Terabyte

    d) Nanobyte

    Question 10. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    BD, EG, HJ, ?

    a) LN

    b) LM

    c) KM

    d) KN

    Question 11. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    WD, SH, OL, ?

    a) JQ

    b) KP

    c) PK

    d) LM

    Question 12. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    a) 60

    b) 58

    c) 59

    d) 65

    Question 13. A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    a) 3087

    b) 1029

    c) 2401

    d) 1091

    Question 14. The sum of ages of Ram and his son is 48. If his uncle’s age is also included the average 40. What is the age of Ram’s uncle?

    a) 48

    b) 50

    c) 72

    d) 34

    Question 15. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

    i. Accuse

    ii. Accord

    iii. Acquisite

    iv. Acquire

    a) ii, i, iv, iii

    b) i, ii, iv, iii

    c) ii, i, iii, iv

    d) iv, i, ii, iii

    Question 16. In a certain code language, “STYLE” is written as “ELTYS”. How is “FRUIT” written in that code language?

    a) TIUFR

    b) TIURF

    c) TIRUF

    d) GSVJU

    Question 17. Select the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

    a) 4416

    b) 8432

    c) 4520

    d) 4260

    Question 18. If “S” denotes “multiplied by”, “V” denotes “subtracted from”, “M” denotes “added to” and “L” denotes “divided by”, then 5 V 9 M 63 L 9 S 7 = ?

    a) 45

    b) 50

    c) 40

    d) 35

    Question 19. Which set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

    x_zx_y_z_x_xyy_zzz

    a) zxyxyz

    b) yxyzxy

    c) xxyyxz

    d) yxyxyz

    Question 20. A boy is traveling towards the west. He turns to the right and then again turns to the left. In which direction is the boy facing now?

    a) South

    b) North

    c) East

    d) West

    Question 21. A series in given with one term missing. Chosse the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

    Brazil, Russia, ? , China, South Africa

    a) India

    b) Indonesia

    c) Iran

    d) Japan

    Question 22. Rajesh is the father-in-law of Neha, and Akash is the only son of Rajesh. How is Akash related to Neha?

    a) Wife

    b) Husband

    c) Son

    d) Father

    Question 23. The speed of Duranto is more than the speed of Rajdhani. Shatabdi moves faster than Garib Rath but slower than Rajdhani. Which one is the slowest?

    a) Garib Rath

    b) Shatabdi

    c) Rajdhani

    d) Duranto

    Question 24. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

    i. Amateur

    ii. Abominable

    iii. Amalgamable

    iv. Accumulate

    a) ii, i, iv, iii

    b) iii, iv, ii, i

    c) ii, iv, i, iii

    d) ii, iv, iii, i

    Question 25. In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statement 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.

    Statement:

    (I) Some children are adults.

    (II) Some adults are old.

    Conclusion:

    (I) Some children are not old.

    (II) Some adults are not old.

    a) Conclusion I follows

    b) Conclusion II follows

    c) Neither I nor II follows

    d) Both I and II follows

    Question 26. Which of the following is an example of Electrically-Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory?

    a) Flage

    b) Fury

    c) Flash

    d) FRAM

    Question 27. Who developed the idea of Crop rotation?

    a) Lily Thomas

    b) Carrot Cornwick

    c) Cabbage Carlson

    d) Turnip Townsend

    Question 28. How many facial bones are there?

    a) 34

    b) 24

    c) 14

    d) 4

    Question 29. Halophytes are plants that grow in

    a) Fresh Water

    b) Cold Water

    c) Ponds

    d) Salwater

    Question 30. Felis Catus is the scientific name of

    a) Cat

    b) Dog

    c) Mouse

    d) Porcupine

    Question 31. What is used to prevent freezing of fuel in space carfts?

    a) Benzene

    b) Glycol

    c) Acetylene

    d) Ester

    Question 32. _______ is the major component of natural gas.

    a) Acentone

    b) Methane

    c) Chlorine

    d) Hexane

    Question 33. Victoria Memorial in Kolkata was proposed to be build by

    a) Lord Canning

    b) George Curzon

    c) William Hastings

    d) Lord William Bentinck

    Question 34. Lavani is a folk dance of _____.

    a) Manipur

    b) Andhra Pradesh

    c) Jammu & Kashmir

    d) Maharashtra

    Question 35. Calculate a country’s GDP if for the year, consumer spending is $400 million, government spending is $150 million, investment by businesses is $80 million, exports are $35 million and imports are $40 million.

    a) $625 million

    b) $465 million

    c) $475 million

    d) $635 million

    Question 36 - Economics assumes that

    a) people have unlimited desires but limited resources

    b) people have limited desires but unlimited resources

    c) allocation of resources if not centrally planned will cause inefficiency

    d) people are emotional and make irrational decisions

    Question 37. Carbon dioxide is produced by all of the following except

    a) Burning fossil fuels

    b) Global warming

    c) Cement production

    d) Deforestation

    Question 38. Carnotite is an ore/mineral of _______.

    a) Beryllium

    b) Chromium

    c) Uranium

    b) Copper

    Question 39. Name the first country that has banned Pokemon Go.

    a) lndia

    b) Russia

    c) China

    d) Iran

    Question 40. Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in which state?

    a) west Bengal

    b) Rajasthan

    c) Madhya Pradesh

    d) Maharashtra

    Question 41. Saturn is the _______ planet from the Sun.

    a) 2nd

    b) 4th

    c) 6th

    d) 8th

    Question 42. Shahjahan was the ________ Mughal ruler.

    a) Fourth

    b) Third

    c) Sixth

    d) Fifth

    Question 43. Akbar was born in the year _______.

    a) 1542

    b) 1642

    c) 1742

    d) 1842

    Question 44. The first Indian to win Booker Prize is

    a) Jhumpa Lahiri

    b) Arundhati Roy

    c) Siddhartha Mukherjee

    d) Gobind Beharilal

    Question 45. Which of the following is not a vector quantity?

    a) Work

    b) Force

    c) Displacement

    d) Velocity

    Question 46. Terminal velocity ______.

    a) first increases before decreasing

    b) is constant

    c) first decreases before increasing

    d) always keeps on increasing

    Question 47. Fundamental duties are included in the Indian Contitutioin by the _______Amendment.

    a) 44th

    b) 42nd

    c) 26th

    d) 25th

    Question 48. In which year was the First Five Year Plan launched in India?

    a) 1921

    b) 1931

    c) 1941

    d) 1951

    Question 49. Who is the former body builder, who became a film star and a governor?

    a) Sylvester Stallone

    b) Dwayne Johnson

    c) Arnold Schwarzenegger

    d) Steve Austin

    Question 50. Who is the author of “Half Girlfriend”?

    a) Chetan Bhagat

    b) Amish Tripathi

    c) Ravinder Singh

    d) Salman Rushdie

    Question 51. If sec2A cosec2A = x, then x is

    a) sec2A + cosec2A + 2

    b) tan2A + cot2A – 2

    c) tan2A + cot2A + 2

    d) sec2A + cosec2A – 2

    Question 52. At what rate of compound interest per annum will a sum of Rs 20000 become Rs 25088 in 2 years?

    a) 24 percent

    b) 8 percent

    c) 12 percent

    d) 16 percent

    Question 53. ΔGHI is similar to ΔKLM. If the ratio of Perimeter of ΔGHI : Perimeter of ΔKLM = 1:4, and length of GH is 2 cm, what is the length of the corresponding side KL?

    a) 4 cm

    b) 8 cm

    c) 32 cm

    d) 16 cm

    Question 54. If sin π/6 + sec π/6 = x, then x is

    a) (2√2-1)/2

    b) 5/√3

    c) (√6-1)/√2

    d) (√3 + 4)/2√3

    Question 55. Square of (3x – 5xy) is

    1) 9x2 - 30x2y + 25x2y2

    2) 9x2 - 15x2y + 25x2y2

    3)25x2 - 15x2y + 9x2y2

    4) 25x2 - 30x2y + 9x2y2

    Question 56. If 5 – 2x ≥ 4 – x and 3(2 – x) > 2 – 4x; then x can take which of the following values?

    a) 3

    b) 2

    c) -3

    d) -5

    Question 57. If x3 = 62 – 32, then the value of x is

    a) 9

    b) 6

    c) 3

    d) 1

    Question 58. Which of the following is not a quadratic equatioin?

    a) 2x(x + 4) – 11 = x(x – 3) + 6

    b) 4x(x + 4) – 11 = 5x(x – 3) + 5

    c) x(x + 2) – 15 = x(x – 5) + 11

    d) 2x2 + 8x – 11 = 0

    Question 65. Of the 5 numbers whose average is 78, the first is 2/11 times the sum of other 4. The first number is

    a) 90

    b) 40

    c) 60

    d) 120

    Questio60. - If sinA = x, then x is equal to

    ZTf sinA = x, x

    Options:

    a) √(1 - cos2A)

    b) √ (1 - sin2A)

    c) √(1 + cos2A)

    d) √(1 + sin2A)

    Question 61. A shopkeeper, sold cocoa seeds at the rate Rs 1330 a kg and bears a loss of 15%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1463 per kg, what will be the result?

    a) 13 percent loss

    b) 6.5 percent gain

    c) 6.5 percent loss

    d) 13 percent gain

    Question 62. A can do a work in 16 days and B in 20 days. If they work on it together for 8 days, then what fraction of work is left?

    a) 1/3

    b) 1/6

    c) 2/9

    d) 1/10

    Question 63. In ΔABC, D and E are points on side AB and AC respectively. De is parallel to BC. If lengths of AD, DB and AE are 8 cm, 4 cm and 12 cm respectively what is the length of AC?

    a) 6 cm

    b) 18 cm

    c) 9 cm

    d) 15 cm

    Question 64. A cone of radius 3.5 cm and height 27 cm is completely filled with water. This water is emptied into an empty cylindrical vessel of radius 2.1 cm. What will be the height of water in this vessel? (Take π = 22/7)

    a) 50 cm

    b) 25 cm

    c) 12.5 cm

    d) 37.5 cm

    Question 65. A missile travels at 1278 km/h. How many metres does it travel in one second?

    a) 355 metres

    b) 358 metres

    c) 345 metres

    d) 313 metres

    Question 66. If 8/5 of 4/3 of a number is 192, then 5/6 of that number is

    a) 75

    b) 192

    c) 180

    d) 65

    Question 67. Daily local train ticket costs Rs 110 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 2524.5. If Ram buys the monthly pass and travel for 27 days in a month than he will save ______.

    a) 14 percent

    b) 15 percent

    c) 12 percent

    d) 25 percent

    Question 68. The areas of a circle and square are equal. What is the square of the ratio of length of diameter to the length of diagonal?

    a) 11/7

    b) 7/9

    c) 7/11

    d) 9/7

    Question 69. what is the slope of the line, perpendicular to the line 3x - 6y = 4?

    a) -2

    b) 2

    c) 2/3

    d) -2/3

    Question 70. Two students appeared for an examination. One of them secured 26 marks more than the other and his marks were 75% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are

    a) 53 and 27

    b) 60 and 34

    c) 39 and 13

    d) 78 and 52

    Question 71. Profit of Rs 728000 has to be divided among three partners Amir, Balaraj and Charan in the ratio 7:5:4. How much share (in Rs) does Charan get?

    a) 227500

    b) 318500

    c)91000

    d)182000

    Question 72. Product of 9b2, 3a2 and 4ab is

    a) 108a2b2

    b) 108a3b3

    c) 108a3b2

    d) 108a4b4

    Question 73. If tan2A - tan2B = x. then the value of x is

    a) (sin2A - sin2B)/(cos2A cos2B)

    b) (sin2A sin2B)/(cos2A - cos2B)

    c) (sin2A + sin2B)/(cos2A cos2B)

    d) (sin2A sin2B)/(cos2A + cos2B)

    Question 74. The length, breadth and height of a cuboid are 12 cm, 8 cm and 6 cm respectively. The volume of the cuboid is (Use π = 22/7)

    a) 1152 cubic cms

    b) 288 cubic cms

    c) 576 cubic cms

    d) 864 cubic cms

    Question 75. What is the altitude of an equilateral triangle whose side is 12 cm?

    a) 6√3 cm

    b) 3√3 cm

    c) 6√2 cm

    d) 4√2 cm

    Question 76. Select the word with the correct spelling.

    a) adoption

    b) crocusses

    c) dollorous

    d) pallatine

    Question 77. 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’.

    During the class(A)/the teacher request to(B)/the students to have patience.(C)/No error(D)

    a) A

    b) B

    c) C

    d) D

    Question 78. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

    We need not

    P-order to nurture true cosmopolitanism

    Q- burden of loving each other in

    R-place on ourselves the unbearable

    a) QRP

    b) RQP

    c) PRO

    d) PQR

    Question 79. In the following question, sentences given with blank is to be filled in withan appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

    Corporates need to do much more to increase consumer _____________ about duplicate products.

    a) information

    b) habits

    c) awareness

    d) satisfaction

    Question 80. ln the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

    Bed of roses

    a) what may look comfortable may have hidden thorns

    b) A situation or activity that is comfortable or easy

    c) A warm welcome to a loved one

    d) One needs to be extremely rich to live a luxurious life

    Question 81. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

    To officially register as a member of an institution

    a) to muster

    b) to enrol

    c) to institutionalize

    d) to officiate

    Question 82. Select the synonym of

    conspiracy

    a) fidelity

    b) plot

    c) ardour

    d) zeal

    Questioin 83. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

    Back to the drawing board

    a) An idea has been unsuccessful and that a new one must be devised

    b) A person decides his own fate

    c) All efforts can be wasted because of one mistake

    d) One always returns to his roots in times of crisis

    Question 84. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

    They are even poorer

    P-failure will deprive

    Q-them of jobs altogether

    R-than farmers; and crop

    a) RPQ

    b) RQP

    c) PQR

    d) QPR

    Question 85. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

    To reveal the true, objectionable nature of someone

    a) to betray

    b) to forsake

    c) to expose

    d) to delude

    Question 86. Select the word with the correct spelling.

    a) decanyter

    b) ghoullish

    c) accollade

    d) abruptly

    Question 87.  Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

    The management would prefer (you finishing) the project on time.

    1) that you finish

    2) you had finished

    3) that you could finish

    4) no improvement

    Question 88. ln 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 lndirect/Direct speech.

    Kabir said to me, “I was waiting for you for a long time."

    a) Kabir told me that he had been waiting for me for a long time.

    b) Kabir had told that me had been waiting for me for a long time.

    c) Kabir told me he had been waiting for me for a long time.

    d) Kabir told that me he was waiting for me for a long time.

    Question 89. 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.

    So soon as I shall (A)/reach office, I shall(B)/mail you the documents.(C)/No error(D)

    a) A

    b) B

    c) C

    d) D

    Question 90. In the following question, sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

    The investment bankers worked with the management of both the merging companies to a consensus on the merger terms.

    a) express

    b) emerge

    c) elucidate

    d) reach

    Question 91. Select the antonym of

    whirl

    a) swirl

    b) peace

    c) flurry

    d) surge

    Question 92. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice,

    Our Institute has launched a new scholarship scheme for the weaker sections of the society.

    a) A new scholarship scheme has been launched by our Institute for the weaker sections of the society.

    b) A new scholarship scheme was launched for our Institute for sections of the society which are weak.

    c) For the weaker sections of the society a new scholarship scheme had been launched by our Institute.

    d) For the weaker sections of the society our Institute had launched a new scholarship scheme.

    Question 93. Select the antonym of

    jaunt

    a) halt

    b) excursion

    c) stroll

    d) ramble

    Question 94. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

    It has been a long (ago) I last saw you.

    a) time

    b) since

    c) before

    d) no improvement

    Question 95. Select the synonym of

    dire

    a) calm

    b) mild

    c) critical

    d) trivial

    Question 96. 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.

    What does “victim-centric” mean in the criminal justice system? It means restoring the confidence of victims in the system and achieving the _______ of justice in whichever sense the idea is conceived. ________ this end, the system must confer certain rights on victims to enable them to ___________ in the proceedings, including the right to be impleaded and to engage an advocate in serious offences, the right to track the progress of ______________, the right to be heard on critical issues and to assist the court in the __________ of truth.

    achieving the ________ of justice in whichever sense the idea is conceived.

    a) purpose

    b) agenda

    c) plan

    d) goal

    Question 97. 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.

    What does “victim-centric” mean in the criminal justice system? It means restoring the confidence of victims in the system and achieving the _______ of justice in whichever sense the idea is conceived. ________ this end, the system must confer certain rights on victims to enable them to ___________ in the proceedings, including the right to be impleaded and to engage an advocate in serious offences, the right to track the progress of ______________, the right to be heard on critical issues and to assist the court in the __________ of truth.

    ________ this end,

    a) Toward

    b) For

    c) Near

    d) Forward

    Question 98. 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.

    What does “victim-centric” mean in the criminal justice system? It means restoring the confidence of victims in the system and achieving the _______ of justice in whichever sense the idea is conceived. ________ this end, the system must confer certain rights on victims to enable them to ___________ in the proceedings, including the right to be impleaded and to engage an advocate in serious offences, the right to track the progress of ______________, the right to be heard on critical issues and to assist the court in the __________ of truth.

    the system must confer certain rights on victims to enable them to -_______— in the proceedings

    a) share

    b) participate

    c) judge

    d) speak

    Question 99. 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.

    What does “victim-centric” mean in the criminal justice system? It means restoring the confidence of victims in the system and achieving the _______ of justice in whichever sense the idea is conceived. ________ this end, the system must confer certain rights on victims to enable them to ___________ in the proceedings, including the right to be impleaded and to engage an advocate in serious offences, the right to track the progress of ______________, the right to be heard on critical issues and to assist the court in the __________ of truth.

    the right to track the progress of __________

    Options:

    1) a case

    2) the ruling

    3) the proceedings

    4) the process

    Question 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.

    What does “victim-centric” mean in the criminal justice system? It means restoring the confidence of victims in the system and achieving the _______ of justice in whichever sense the idea is conceived. ________ this end, the system must confer certain rights on victims to enable them to ___________ in the proceedings, including the right to be impleaded and to engage an advocate in serious offences, the right to track the progress of ______________, the right to be heard on critical issues and to assist the court in the __________ of truth.

    the right to be heard on critical issues and to assist the court in the ________ of truth.

    a) pursuance

    b) perusal

    c) pursuing

    d) pursuit

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    76

    a

    96

    d

    17

    d

    37

    b

    57

    c

    77

    b

    97

    a

    18

    a

    38

    c

    58

    c

    78

    b

    98

    b

    19

    b

    39

    d

    59

    c

    79

    c

    99

    c

    20

    d

    40

    d

    60

    a

    80

    b

    100

    d

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