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SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 09-AUG-2017 Shift-3

(General Awareness)

1  – When there is only one buyer and one seller of product, it is called _____ situation.

Options:
1) Public monopoly
2) Bilateral monopoly
3) Franchised monopoly
4) Monopsony
Correct Answer: Bilateral monopoly

2  – Which among the following sponsors Regional Rural Banks (RRB’S)?

Options:
1) Reserve Bank of India
2) Foreign Banks
3) National Commercial Banks
4) Co-Operative Banks
Correct Answer: National Commercial Banks

3  – Which of the following has the supreme command of the Indian Defence Forces?

Options:
1) Prime Minister of India
2) Defence Minister of India
3) Council of Ministers of India
4) President of India
Correct Answer: President of India

4– Anti-defection law is given in which schedule of Indian constitution?

Options:
1) Second Schedule
2) Tenth Schedule
3) Third Schedule
4) Fourth Schedule
Correct Answer: Tenth Schedule

 – Who was the founder of Banaras Hindu University?

Options:
1) Sukumar Dutt
2) Madan Mohan Malvia
3) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
4) Motilal Nehru
Correct Answer: Madan Mohan Malvia
6  – The second Battle of Tarain was fought between __________.

Options:
1) Alexander and Porus
2) Jai Chand and Mohammed Ghori
3) Akbar and Hemu
4) Mohammed Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan
Correct Answer: Mohammed Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan

7  – Which of the following is the most abundant metal on Earth’s crust?

Options:
1) Magnesium
2) Iron
3) Copper
4) Aluminium
Correct Answer: Aluminium

8  – Soil having high content of aluminum and iron oxide is also known as _____.

Options:
1) meadow soil
2) pedalfer soil
3) chernozen soil
4) podzol soil
Correct Answer: pedalfer soil

9  – Red rot is a disease caused to which of the following plant?

Options:
1) Paddy
2) Sugarcane
3) Mustard
4) Wheat
Correct Answer: Sugarcane

10 – Which among the following is not a connective tissue?

Options:
1) Blood
2) Bone
3) Skin
4) Cartilage
Correct Answer: Skin

11 – Which of the following micro-organism causes diseases like polio and chicken pox?

Options:
1) Bacteria
2) Protozoa
3) Algae
4) Virus
Correct Answer: Virus

12  – Convex mirror is generally used in _____.

Options:
1) solar cookers
2) opthalmoscope
3) reflector for head light
4) rear view mirror
Correct Answer: rear view mirror

13  – What is the SI unit of frequency?

Options:
1) Newton
2) Watt
3) Farad
4) Hertz
Correct Answer: Hertz

14 – Which among the following is a ‘Modifier key’?

Options:
1) Control
2) Shift
3) Alt
4) All options are correct
Correct Answer: All options are correct

15– Which of the following is an Inert Gas?

Options:
1) Hydrogen
2) Nitrogen
3) Oxygen
4) Argon
Correct Answer: Argon

16 – Ozone is an ______ of oxygen.

Options:
1) Allotrope
2) Isotope
3) Isobar
4) Isotone
Correct Answer: Allotrope

17  – Red data book contains data of which of the following?

Options:
1) All plant species
2) All animal species
3) All endangered species
4) All extinct species
Correct Answer: All endangered species

18  – Union Cabinet approves amendments in M-SIPS to attract investment in electronics manufacturing. What is the full form of M-SIPS?

Options:
1) Modified Sustainable Investment Package Scheme
2) Modified Special Information Package Scheme
3) Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme
4) Modern Socialist Incentive Package Scheme
Correct Answer: Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme

19  – Who was the invertor of frozen foods?

Options:
1) Alfred Nobel
2) Clarence Birdseye

3) Frank Whittle
4) Ives McGaffey
Correct Answer: Clarence Birdseye

20  – 

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Options:
1) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a

2) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b

3) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b

4) 1-c, 2-b, 3-a

Correct Answer: 1-c, 2-a, 3-b

21 – The Mosque with “shaking minarets” is situated in which Indian city?

Options:
1) Kanpur
2) Ahmedabad
3) Jaipur
4) Ranchi
Correct Answer: Ahmedabad

22 – Who among the following was awarded with Padma Shri 2017 in the field of ‘Culinary’?

Options:
1) Sanjeev Kapoor
2) Vikas Khanna
3) Ranveer Brar
4) Kunal Kapur
Correct Answer: Sanjeev Kapoor

23  – ‘The World Outside My Window’ is written by which author?

Options:
1) Emily Bronte
2) Ruskin Bond
3) I. Jan Austen
4) Henry Fielding
Correct Answer: Ruskin Bond

24 – Due to incresed weapon launching missions of North Korea, which country has launched a spy satellite to monitor it?

Options:
1) South Korea
2) USA
3) China
4) Japan
Correct Answer: Japan

25  – With which of the following country, India has a land dispute near Tawang?

Options:
1) Pakistan
2) China
3) Afghanistan
4) Bangladesh
Correct Answer: China

(Mathematics)

26  – How many times the keys of a typewriter have to be pressed in order to write numbers from 121 to 1346?

Options:
1) 3675

2) 4018

3) 4021

4) 4025

Correct Answer: 4025

27 – Sandy and Mandy do (8/13)th part of a work and the rest of the work was completed by Andy. If Sandy, Mandy and Andy take the same work for Rs 2600, then what is the share (in Rs) of Andy?

Options:
1) 1600
2) 1400
3) 800
4) 1000
Correct Answer: 1000

28  – A solid cone of height 24 cm and radius of its base 8 cm is melted to form a solid cylinder of radius 6 cm and height 6 cm. In the whole process what percent of material is wasted?

Options:
1) 48.5
2) 37.5
3) 57.8
4) 64
Correct Answer: 57.8

29 – If two successive discounts of 20% and 30% are given, then what is the net discount (in %)?

Options:
1) 40
2) 44
3) 56
4) 60
Correct Answer: 44

30  – In what ratio sugar at Rs 30/kg should be mixed with sugar at Rs 45/kg so that on selling the mixture at Rs 42/kg there is a profit of 20%?

Options:
1) 2 : 1

2) 2 : 3

3) 5 : 2

4) 3 : 7

Correct Answer: 2 : 1

31  – Average of 11 numbers is 7. If every number is doubled, then what will be the new average of the numbers?

Options:
1) 3.5
2) 7
3) 10.5
4) 14
Correct Answer: 14

32  – A trader sold an article at profit of 20%. Had he bought that article at 60% less price and sold it at Rs 90 less, then he would have gained 50%. What is the value (in Rs) of cost price?

Options:
1) 150
2) 200
3) 250
4) 300
Correct Answer: 150

33  – Amit donated 20% of his income to a school and deposited 20% of the remainder in his bank. If he is having Rs 12800 now, then what is the income (in Rs) of Amit?

Options:
1) 18000
2) 20000
3) 24000
4) 32000
Correct Answer: 20000
34  – Two trains are moving in the opposite directions at speed of 43 km/h and 51 km/h respectively. The time taken by the slower train to cross a man sitting in the faster train is 9 seconds. What is the length (in metres) of the slower train?

Options:
1) 235
2) 338.4
3) 470
4) 940
Correct Answer: 235

35  – A certain sum of money amounts to Rs 918 in 2 years and Rs 969 in 3.5 years at simple interest. What is the rate of interest (in %)?

Options:
1) 4

2) 5

3) 6

4) 8

Correct Answer: 4

36  – If 4(x+y) = 256 and (256)(x-y) = 4, then what is the value of x and y?

Options:
1) 17/8, 15/8
2) 17/4, 15/4
3) 9/17, 15/17
4) 8/17, 8/15
Correct Answer: 17/8, 15/8

37  – If the expression px3 – qx2 – 7x – 6 is completely divisible by x2 – x – 6, then what is the value of p and q respectively?

Options:
1) 0, 1
2) 1, 0
3) 2, 1
4) 1, 2
Correct Answer: 1, 0

38  – If the expression px3 – 2x2 – qx + 18 is completely divisible by (x2 – 9), then what is the ratio between p and q respectively?

Options:
1) 1:9
2) 1:3
3) 3:1
4) 9:1
Correct Answer: 1:9

39  –

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Options:
1) 1875

2) 2525

3) 2530

4) 3120

Correct Answer: 2525

40– In triangle ABC, ∠ABC = 90°. BP is drawn perpendicular to AC. If ∠BAP = 50°, then what is the value (in degrees) of ∠PBC?

Options:
1) 30
2) 45
3) 50
4) 60
Correct Answer: 50

41  – In triangle PQR, the sides PQ and PR are produced to A and B respectively. The bisectors of ∠AQR and ∠BRQ intersect at point O. If ∠QOR = 50°, then what is the value (in degrees) of ∠QPR?

Options:
1) 50
2) 60
3) 80
4) 100
Correct Answer: 80

42  – 

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Options:
1) 20

2) 28

3) 33

4) 36

Correct Answer: 33

43  – 

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Options:
1) 134.5

2) 148

3) 166.15

4) 180

Correct Answer: 166.15

44 – 

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Options:
1) sin A

2) cos A/2

3) cos2 A

4) 2 sin A/2

Correct Answer: sin A

45 –

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Options:
1) sec A + tan A

2) sin A cos A

3) (1 – sin A)/(1 + sin A)

4) (1 – cos A)/(1 + cos A)

Correct Answer: (1 – sin A)/(1 + sin A)

46  – What is the simplified value of (cosec4 A – cot2 A) – (cot4 A + cosec2 A)?

Options:
1) 0

2) 5

3) 6

4) 9

Correct Answer: 0

47 – 

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What is the percentage increase in the number of audience in Screen 1 from second show to third show?

Options:
1) 50
2) 100
3) 120
4) 150
Correct Answer: 100

48  – 

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For the second show the number of audience in Screen 3 is how much more than the number of audience in Screen 1 ?

Options:
1) 500
2) 350
3) 400
4) 450
Correct Answer: 400

49  – 

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What is the percentage increase in the total number of audience from second show to third show?

Options:
1) 20.69

2) 25.13

3) 22.24

4) 18.15

Correct Answer: 20.69

50  – 

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If the tickets for Screen 1, Screen 2 and Screen 3 are Rs 350, Rs 300 and Rs 250 respectively, then which screen has the maximum total revenue for three shows?

Options:
1) Screen 1

2) Screen 1 and Screen 3

3) Screen 2

4) Screen 3

Correct Answer: Screen 3

(English Comprehension)

51  – 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’.

My brother finds it difficult (1)/ to pass away the time (2)/ at our grandparent’s house. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2

52  – 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’.

No sooner had he finished (1)/ his morning walk (2)/ when it began to rain. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3

53  – 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.

_____ you work hard, you cannot succeed.
Options:
1) If
2) Till
3) Until
4) Unless
Correct Answer: Unless

54  – 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.

Corruption is a standing hindrance _____ the nation’s development.
Options:
1) of
2) over
3) to
4) upon
Correct Answer: to

55  – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Lethargy
Options:
1) Activity
2) Drowsy
3) Modest
4) Pleasure
Correct Answer: Drowsy

56 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Hoodwink
Options:
1) Defraud
2) Illicit
3) Secret
4) Stare
Correct Answer: Defraud

57  – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Multifaceted
Options:
1) Adroit
2) Handy
3) Pliable
4) Simple
Correct Answer: Simple

58  – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Trepidation
Options:
1) Bold
2) Calm
3) Fear
4) Violent
Correct Answer: Calm

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

Kick the bucket
Options:
1) Loose temper
2) To delay a little longer
3) To die
4) To meet with an accident
Correct Answer: To die

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

An axe to grind
Options:
1) To act bravely
2) To act like a fool
3) To have a selfish motive
4) To take risk
Correct Answer: To have a selfish motive

61  – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

We (are looking forward for) a positive response from you.
Options:
1) are looking forward to
2) have been looking forward at
3) should look forward at
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: are looking forward to

62  – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

He (promised to mend) his ways.
Options:
1) had a promised to mending
2) promised for mending
3) was promised of mending
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: No improvement

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

One who is determined to take full revenge for wrongs done to him
Options:
1) Enmity
2) Nigger
3) Pedantic
4) Vindictive
Correct Answer: Vindictive

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

Just punishment for wrong doing
Options:
1) Dandy
2) Nemesis
3) Prodigy
4) Wagon
Correct Answer: Nemesis

65  – In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.
Options:
1) Continuous
2) Glamoros
3) Meticulous
4) Vicious
Correct Answer: Glamoros

66  – In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.
Options:
1) Secondary
2) Sizable
3) Succumb
4) Sustanence
Correct Answer: Sustanence

67  – The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

P- To those who have known comfort, discomfort is a real torture.
Q- Comfort is now one of the causes of its own spread.
R- The more comfort is brought into the world, the more it is likely to be valued.
S- It has now become a physical habit, a fashion, an ideal to be pursued for its own sake.
Options:
1) QRSP
2) QPRS
3) QPSR
4) QSRP
Correct Answer: QSRP

68 
– The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

P- In that frame of mind, we have little sense of identity, safety or security.
Q- Courage is required to explore our secret life because we must first withdraw from the social mirror, where we are fed positive and negative feedback continuously.
S- As we get used to this social feedback, it becomes a comfort zone.
R- And we may opt to avoid self examination and idle away our time in a vacuum of reverie and rationalization.
Options:
1) QSRP
2) QRSP
3) SQRP
4) SRQP
Correct Answer: QSRP

69 – 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 kids were laughing at the old lady.
Options:
1) The old lady is laughing at the kids.
2) The old lady was being laughed at by the kids.
3) The old lady was being laughed by the kids.
4) The old lady was laughed at by the kids.
Correct Answer: The old lady was being laughed at by the kids.

70  – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

“Do you want some more chocolates?” asked my cousin.
Options:
1) My cousin asked me if I want some more chocolates.
2) My cousin said to me if I wanted some more chocolates.
3) My cousin asked me that I wanted some more chocolates.
4) My cousin asked me whether I wanted some more chocolates.
Correct Answer: My cousin asked me whether I wanted some more chocolates.

71  
– In the following questions, 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.

An independent, able and upright judiciary is the hallmark of a free _____ country therefore, the process of judicial appointment is of _____ importance. At present on account of the Supreme Court’s last advisory opinion, the _____ of the executive and its interference in the appointment of judges is _____ which in light of previous is most _____.

An independent, able and upright judiciary is the hallmark of a free _____ country
Options:
1) autocratic
2) democratic
3) liberal
4) participative
Correct Answer: democratic

72  – In the following questions, 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.

An independent, able and upright judiciary is the hallmark of a free _____ country therefore, the process of judicial appointment is of _____ importance. At present on account of the Supreme Court’s last advisory opinion, the _____ of the executive and its interference in the appointment of judges is _____ which in light of previous is most _____.

therefore, the process of judicial appointment is of _____ importance.
Options:
1) mere
2) mourn
3) social
4) vital
Correct Answer: vital

73  – In the following questions, 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.

An independent, able and upright judiciary is the hallmark of a free _____ country therefore, the process of judicial appointment is of _____ importance. At present on account of the Supreme Court’s last advisory opinion, the _____ of the executive and its interference in the appointment of judges is _____ which in light of previous is most _____.

At present on account of the Supreme Court’s last advisory opinion, the _____ of the executive
Options:
1) career
2) future
3) role
4) plight
Correct Answer: role

74  – In the following questions, 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.

An independent, able and upright judiciary is the hallmark of a free _____ country therefore, the process of judicial appointment is of _____ importance. At present on account of the Supreme Court’s last advisory opinion, the _____ of the executive and its interference in the appointment of judges is _____ which in light of previous is most _____.

and its interference in the appointment of judges is _____
Options:
1) maximum
2) minimal
3) negotiable
4) reasonable
Correct Answer: minimal

75  – In the following questions, 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.

An independent, able and upright judiciary is the hallmark of a free _____ country therefore, the process of judicial appointment is of _____ importance. At present on account of the Supreme Court’s last advisory opinion, the _____ of the executive and its interference in the appointment of judges is _____ which in light of previous is most _____.

which in light of previous is most _____.
Options:
1) adhered
2) neglected
3) rejected
4) welcomed
Correct Answer: welcomed

 

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