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Q6.Directions: In the following ques tions, a s entence
has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the
four alternatives suggested, select the one which best
SSC CGL TIER-1 MODEL PAPER expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.
He ordered his servant to do as he was told.
ENGLISH COMPREHENSION (a)He ordered his servant Do as you are told."
Q1.Directions: In these questions the s entences have (b)He said to his servant Do as you are told.
been given in Active/ Passive Voice. From the given (c)He said to his servant. "Do as I told you."
alternatives choose the one which best expresses the (d)He said to his servant Do as you were told.
given sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Circumstances will oblige me to go. Q7. Directions : In each questions read each sentence to
(a)1 will oblige the circumstances and go. find out the whether there is any error in it. The error
(b)I shall be obliged to go by the circumstances. if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of
(c)Under the circumstances I should go. that part is the answer. Ignore the errors of
(d)I would be obliged by the circumstances to go. punctuations if any.
Scarcely had (1)/I arrived than(2)/the train left (3) /No
Q2.Directions: In these questions the s entences have Error (4)
been given in Active/ Passive Voice. From the given (a) Scarcely had
alternatives choose the one which best expresses the (b) I arrived than
given sentence in Passive/Active Voice. (c) the train left
Our task had been completed before sunset. (d)No Error
(a)We completed our task before sunset.
(b)We have completed our task before sunset. Q8. Directions : In each questions read each sentence to
(c)We complete our task before sunset. find out the whether there is any error in it. The error
(d)We had completed our task before sunset. if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of
that part is the answer. Ignore the errors of
Q3.Directions : In these questions choose the word punctuations if any.
opposite in meaning to the word given in bold. The beautiful (1)/ surrounding of the place (2)/
GENTLEMAN enchanted me(3)/ No error (4)
(a) clown (a) The beautiful
(b) boor (b) surrounding of the place
(c) dud (c) enchanted me
(d) buffoon (d)No error

Q4.Directions : In these questions choose the word Q9.All decisions ________ are likely to be taken by
opposite in meaning to the word given in bold. consensus
AFFLUENT (a)anyhow
(a) famous (b)forever
(b) insignificant (c)somehow
(c) poor (d)however
(d) skilled
Q10.My friends fail to see why I should ride the ________
Q5.Directions: In the following ques tions, a s entence horse just because I have won a prize
has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech . Out of the (a)great
four alternatives suggested, select the one which best (b)good
expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech. (c)big
Mohan made this mess. Let him clear it up", said his (d)high
father.
(a)Mohan's father s aid that Mohan had made the mess Q11.Directions: In the following ques tions, four
and proposed that he clear It up. alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase printed in
(b)Mohan's father said that Mohan had made the mess bold in the sentence. Choos e the alternative which best
and that he was to clear It. expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase.
(c)Mohan's father said that Mohan had made the mess The watchdogs were asleep when the bulls ran riot.
and suggested that he clear it. (a)behaved cleverly
(d)Mohan's father said that Mohan had made the mess (b)acted without restraint
and that he should clear It. (c)wandered aimlessly
(d)had the best of time

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Q12.Directions: In the following ques tions, four sentences and find out which of the four combinations is
alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase printed in correct.
bold in the sentence. Choos e the alternative which best 1. Can any one
expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase. P.falsehood triumph
The prodigal son was left hi gh and dry by his fri ends, Q. and let
when he lost all his money. R.for a long time
(a)wounded S.suppress truth
(b)alone 6. permanently?
(c)depressed (a) RQSP
(d)neglected (b) QPRS
(c) SRQP
Q13. Directions: Out of the four al ternatives, choose the (d) PRQS
one which can be substituted for the given
words/sentence. Q17.Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/
Concluding part of a literary work part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given
(a)Epilogue alternatives which may improve the bold part.
(b) Bibliography Choose the correct al ternative. In case no improvement
(c) Soliloquy is needed, your answer is No Improvement.
(d) Episode If I am the P.M. I would ban all processions.
(a)will be
Q14. Directions: Out of the four al ternatives, choose the (b) were
one which can be substituted for the given (c) am
words/sentence. (d) No improvement
A underhand device resorted to in order to jus tify
misconduct Q18.Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/
(a) Subterfuge part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given
(b) Manoeuvre alternatives which may improve the bold part.
(c) Stratagem Choose the correct al ternative. In case no improvement
(d) Complicity is needed, your answer is No Improvement.
He was weary of failure, Didnt he ?
Q15. Directions : In these ques tions, the first and last (a)isnt he
sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest (b)wasnt he
of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . (c)doesnt he
These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the (d)No improvement
sentences and find out which of the four combinations is
correct. Q19.Directions: In the following questions out of the
1.Abraham worked very hard and had no time to feel four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses,
lonely. the meaning of the given word.
P.Abraham was very fond of books. OBSESSION
Q.When his day's work in the fi elds or in the forest was (a)pre-occupation
over he settled down in the eveni ngs to read by the light (b)suspicion
of the fire. (c)frustration
R.She used to sit by the fi reside in the evenings and tell (d)dejection
him stories.
S.His mother had taught him to read when he was very Q20.Directions: In the following questions out of the
young. four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses,
6. Every evening he would spend his time in readi ng all the meaning of the given word.
the books he could find. FATUOUS
(a) QSRP (a)(l)fastidious
(b) SPRQ (b)fantastic
(c) PSRQ (c) funny
(d) PRSQ (d)silly

Q16. Directions : In these ques tions, the first and last Q21.DIRECTIONS : YOU HAVE ONE BRIEF PASSAGE
sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest WITH LIVE QUESTIONS. READ THE PASSAGE
of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . CAREFULLY AND CHOO SE THE BEST ANSWER TO EACH
These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the QUESTION OUT OF THE FOUR ALTERNATIVES.

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The achiev ement of science in the twentieth century has Q27.On a certain sum of money, the difference between
been very great. Its influence can be fel t in every sphere the compound interest for a year, payable half yearly,
Of life. From the small pins and needles to the huge iron and the simple interest for a year is Rs. 1
sheets and joints most of the things we requi re for our 80. If the rate of interest in both the cases is 10%, then
everyday use come out of factories where scientific the sum is:
principles are utilized for practical ends. Science has (a) Rs.60000
enabled man to bri ng forces of nature under control and (b) Rs.72000
to use them for his own advantage. It has brought the (c) Rs. 62000
distant parts of the world close together. Our knowl edge (d) Rs. 54000
of the univers e has been much widened on account of
the untiring efforts of the astronomers like Jeans and Q28.The angle of elev ation of the top of a tower from a
Eddi ngton. Remarkable cures of human diseases have point A on the ground is 30 On moving a distance of 20
been possible owing to the discovery of some wonderful meters towards the foot of the tower to a point B, the
medicines. angle of elevation increases to 60. The height of the
The main idea of the passage is tower is
(a)the impact of science can be felt in every sphere of life (a) 3 m
(b)science is an anathema (b) 5 3 m
(c)nothing is beyond the purview of science (c) 10 3m
(d)science can work miracles (d) 203 m

Q22.The mode of approach is Q29.In trapezium ABCD , AB || CD and AB=2 CD is


(a)logical. diagonals intersect at O. if the area of AOB = 84 cm 2
(b) anatomical. then the area of COD is equal to
(c)descriptive. (a) 21 cm2
(d) expository. (b) 72 cm2
(c) 42 cm2
Q23.What has enabl ed man to harness the forces of (d) 26 cm2
nature to the advantage of mankind?
(a)Arts. Q30. The LCM of two numbers is 520 and their HCF is
(b)Oratory. 4. If one of the number is 52, then the other number is :
(c)Bravery. (a) 40
(d)Science. (b) 42
(c) 50
Q24.Science has proved a great boon for (d) 52
(a)scientists.
(b)artists Q31. A shopkeeper bought 15 kg of Rice at the Rs 29 per
(c) explorers. kg and 25 kg at Rs. 20per kg. He sold the mixture of both
(d)mankind. types of rice at the rate of Rs.27 per kg. His profit in this
transaction?
Q25.The most appropriate title for the passage will be (a) Rs. 1.25
(a)Science is a curse (b) Rs. 150
(b)Science a great boon (c) Rs. 140
(c)Achievements of science (d) Rs.145
(d)None of these
Q32.A, B and C share profit in the ratio of 1/4 : 1/6 : 1/
2. If C retires , they share the profi t of C in the ratio of 4:
NUMERICAL APTITUDE 5 respectively. The new profit sharing ratio of A and B
Q26.The bus fare and train fare of a place from Kolkata will be :
were Rs. 20 and Rs. 30 res pectively. Train fare has been (a) 55 : 53
increased by 20% and the bus fare has been increas ed by (b) 53: 55
10%. The ratio of new train fair to new bus fare is: (c) 5 : 3
(a) 11 : 18 (d) 3 : 5
(b) 18 : 11
(c) 5 : 3 Q33.A pipe can fill a cistern in 9 hours. Due to a leak in
(d) 3 : 5 its bottom, the cistern fills up in 10 hours. If the cistern is
full, in how much time will it be emptied by the leak?
(a) 70 hours
(b) 80 hours
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(c) 90 hours (c) 30 days
(d) 100 hours (d) 60 days

Q34.If be acute angle and cos = 15/17, then the v alue Q42.By selling 80 ball pens for Rs. 140 a retailer losses
of cot (90-) is : 30%. How many ball pens should he sell for Rs. 104 so as
(a) 28/15 to make a profit of 30% ?
(b) 8/15 (a)32
(c) 2/17 (b) 52
(d) 82/17 (c)48
(d) 42
Q35. 3[15612 + {154 + 225]} is equal to
(a)(a ) 15 Q43.If radius of a circle is increased by 5%, then the
(b) 25 increment in its area is
(c) 75 (a) 10.25%
(d) 125 (b) 5.75%
(c) 10%
Q36.If 2 = 1.4142, find the value of 22+2+ (d) 5%

(a) 1.4144
Q44.Find the maximum number of trees which can be
(b) 2.8284
planted, 20 metres apart, on the two sides of a straight
(c) 28.284
road 1760 metres long
(d) 2.4142
(a)180
(b)178
Q37.A man with 3/5 of his usual speed reaches the
(c)174
destination 5/2 hours late. Find his usual time to reach (d)176
the destination
(a) 4 hours
Q45. A shopkeeper purchased a chair marked at Rs. 600
(b) 3 hours
at two successive discounts of 15% and 20%
(c) 15/4 hours
respectively. he spent Rs. 28 on transportation and sold
(d) 9/2 hours
the chair for Rs. 545,His gain percent was
(a) 25%
Q38.If 2x + = 3, then the value of +2 is : (b) 30%
(a) 9/8 (c) 35%
(b) 25/8 (d) 20%
(c) 7/8
(d) 11 Q46.12 spheres of the same size are made by mel ting a
solid cylinder of 16cm di ameter and 2cm height. The
Q39.The simple interest in a sum of money is 1/16 of the diameter of each sphere is:
principal and the number of years is equal to the rate per (a) 2 cm
annum (b) 4 cm
(a) 3/2 % (c) 3 cm
(b) 5/2 % (d) 3 cm
(c) 7/2 %
(d) 49/2 % Q47.If the volume of a sphere is numerically equal to its
surface area then its diameter is;
Q40. A box contains 420 coins of 1 rupees 50 paise and (a)() 4 cm
20 paisa coins, The ratio of their values is 13 : 11 : 7.The (b) 6 cm
number of 50 paise coins is: (c) 3 cm
(a) 42 (d) 2 cm
(b) 78
(c) 66 Q48.If x = a (sin + cos), y = b (sin - cos) then the
(d) 132 value of
+ is :
Q41.A work can be completed by P and Q in 12 days. Q
(a) 0
and R in 15 days, R and P in 20 days. In how many days P
(b) 1
alone can finish the work ?
(a) 10 days (c) 2
(d) -2
(b) 20 days
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(d)44 - 9 + 6 11 = 87
Q49.If a * b = 2a - 3b +ab then 3 *5 + 5*3 is equal to :
(a) 22 Q56.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
(b) 24 (a) Running
(c) 26 (b) Swimming
(d) 28 (c) Dancing
(d) Breathing
Q50.The salary of a person is decreased by 25% and
then the decreased salary is increased by 25%. His new Q57.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
salary in comparison with his original salary is: (a) Foreword
(a) the same (b) Text
(b) 6.25% more (c) Index
(c) 6.25% less (d) Preface
(d) 0.625% less
Q58.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
(a) Soldier - Barrack
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING (b)Principal - School
Q51.Direction: In each of the following questions, s elect (c)Artist-Troupe
the related word from the given alternatives. (d)Singer - Chorous
Sorrow : Joy : : Pleasure : ?
(a) Anger Q59.Mani starts from college and walks 3 kms towards
(b) Pain East, turns ri ght and walks 2 kms, turns right agai n and
(c) Jealousy walks. What is the direction he is now facing?
(d) Malice (a) South
(b) North
Q52.Direction: In each of the following question, s elect (c) West
the related number from the given alternatives. (d) East
122 : 170 : : 290 : ?
(a)362 Q60.A walks 10 metres in front and 10 metres to the
(b)299 right. Then every time turning to his left, he walks 5, 15
(c)315 and 15 metres respectively. How far is he now from his
(d)341 starting point?
(a) 5 metres
Q53.Direction: In each of the following questions, s elect (b) 10 metres
the related letter from the given alternatives. (c) 20 metres
UH : KKI : : CIA : ? (d) 25 metres
(a) BJB
(b) BBC Q61.Directions: In each of the following questions a
(c) DBB series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct
(d) CBZ alternative from the given ones that will complete the
series
Q54.Seema is the daughter-in-law of Sudhir and sister-
in-law of Ramesh. Mohan is the son of Sudhir and only 2, 7, 27, 107, ?
brother of Ramesh. Find the relation between Seema and (a)327
Mohan. (b)427
(a) Sister-in-law (c) 227
(b) Aunt (d) 127
(c) Cousin
(d) Wife Q62.Directions: In each of the following questions a
series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct
Q55.Direction: In The following Question you have to alternative from the given ones that will complete the
identify the correct respons e from the given premises series
stated according to following symbols:
If - stands for '+, + stands for x, x stands for - then 10,14,19,25,?
which one of the following is not correct ? (a)32
(a)22 + 7 - 3 9 = 148 (b) 30
(b)33 5 - 10 + 20 = 228 (c)31
(c)7 + 28 - 3 52 = 127 (d)33
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(d)axzyy
Q63.Direction: In the following series the number of
letters skipped i n between the adjacent letters in the Q70.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
series in the s ame. Which of the following seri es observe (a) SU
the given rule (b) BD
(a)URNJ (c) IK
(b) ZVRO (d) PN
(c)HDAW
(d) CYUQ Q71.Directions: A word is represented by only one s et
of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The
Q64.ZEBRA can be written as 2652181. How COBRA can sets of numbers given in the alternative are represented
be written? by two classes of alphabets as i n the 2 matrices given
(a)1182153 below. The columns and rows of M atrix I are numbered
(b)3152181 from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II from 5 to 9. A letter from
(c)31822151 thes e matrices can be represented first by its row and
(d)302181 next by column number. For example, B can be
repres ented by 10, 22, etc. U can be represented by 11,
Q65.If MIND becomes KGLB and ARGUE becomes YPESC 23, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the s et for the
then what will DIAGRAM be in that code ? word given in each question.
(a) GLPEYKB
(b) BGYEPYK
(c) LKBGYPK
(d) BGYPYEK

Q66.If TRANSFER is coded as RTNAFSRE, then how


ELEPHANT be coded in that code language ?
(a) LEPEHATN
(b) LEPEAHTN
(c) LEEPAHTN LOAN
(d) LEPEAHNT (a)12,56,13,96
(b)24,68,21,89
Q67.Direction:In the following questions a word is (c)31,75,32,76
followed by four other words one of which cannot be (d)00,99,44,58
formed by using the letter of the given word. Find this
word. Q72.Directions: which of the answer fi gures is exactly
EXAMINATION the mirror image of the given figure?
(a) EXAMINE
(b) NATION
(c) NOTE
(d) TONE

Q68.Direction:In the following questions a word is


followed by four other words one of which cannot be
formed by using the letter of the given word. Find this
word.
LEGALIZATION
(a)ALERT
(b) ALEGATION
(c) GALLANT
(d) NATAL

Q69. Direction: Which one set of letters when


sequenti ally placed at the gaps in the given letters series
shall complete .
a - yz - xy - ox - zax - z (a)[1]
(a) xayzy (b)[2]
(b)xayyz (c)[3]
(c) xazyy (d)[4]

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Q73.Directions: A piece of paper is folded and cut as GENERAL AWARENESS


shown below. How will it appear when opened? Select Q76.Which of the following three languages were
your response from the answer figures. included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution by
the 71stAmendment?
1.Konkani
2.Dogri
3.Manipuri
4.Nepali
(a)1,2 and 3
(b)2, 3 and 4
(c)1, 3, and 4
(d)1, 2 and 4

(a)[1] Q77.Which of the following features are formed by the


(b)[2] action of waves?
(c)[3] (a)Beaches, stalactites, barrier bars, cirques.
(d)[4] (b)Barrier bars, cliffs, stacks, cirques
(c)Beaches, barkhans, stacks, cliffs
Q74.Directions: Which answer figure will complete the (d)Beaches, barrier bars, stacks, cliffs
question figure?
Q78. Purushasukta is found in the
(a)Bhagavad Gita
(b)Rigveda
(c) Manusmriti
(d)Atharva Veda

Q79.The ques tion of grant of l and and its merits or


demerits were debated for the first time in the
(a)legend of Vishwakarma Bhauvana
(b)legend of Sudasa and Vasistha
(c)legend of Vedigha Mathava
(d)none of the above

(a)[1] Q80.The element which Is the most abundant In the


(b)[2] human body is:
(c)[3] (a)Oxygen
(d)[4] (b) Carbon
(c) Iron
Q75.Directions: In which answer figure is the given (d) Nitrogen
figure embedded?
Q81.Camel is a des ert animal that can live without
water for many days because
(a)it does not need water
(b)water is formed in the body due to oxidation of fat
(c)it has the water sac in the walls of the lumen of
stomach
(d)All of the above

Q82.The Zoji-La pass connects


(a)Srinagar and Leh
(b)Arunachal Pradesh and Tibet
(c)Chamba and spit
(a)[1] (d)Kalimpong and Lhasa
(b)[2]
(c)[3] Q83.Green Revolution was started in
(d)[4] (a)1960
(b) 1970
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(c) 1980 (d) Ovary
(d) 1990
Q93.The process of preventing the bi rds from flying is
Q84.Which of the following pairs is incorrect ? called
(a)Babar vs. Sangram Singh (a) brailing
(b)Sher Shah vs. Humayun (b)debeaking
(c)Chengiz Khan vs. Alauddin Khilji (c) dubbing
(d)Akbar vs. Hemu (d)pecking
Q85. Which of the following Indian banks became the
first to touch a market capitalisation of Rs.100000 Crore Q94. The iron ore which contains 72% of iron is :
in India ? (a) Magnetite
(a)ICICI (b) Limonite
(b) HDFC (c) Haematite
(c) SBI (d) Siderite
(d) PNB
Q95. The most abundant consti tuent of atmospheric air
Q86.Clear nights are colder than cloudy nights because is
of (a) carbon
(a)conduction (b) hydrogen
(b)condensation (c) oxygen
(c)radiation (d) nitrogen
(d)insulation
Q96.Damp clothes are dri ed in spin dryers by the action
Q87.the density of gas is maximum at of
(a) Low temperature low pressure (a)centripetal forces
(b)Low temperature high pressure (b)centrifugal forces
(c)High temperature low pressure (c)central forces
(d)High temperature high pressure (d)non central forces

Q88.What is the element that is in the highest Q97.Consider the following statements about thermal
percentage in the composition of the earth ? power plants:
(a) Silicon 1.A coal fired thermal power plant has a thermal
(b) Oxygen conversion efficiency of about 33 percent.
(c) Magnesium 2.Combined-cycle gas fired thermal power plants have
(d) Iron higher thermal conversion efficiency than coal fired
plants.
Q89. The chemical name of Common salt is Which of the above statements is/are true?
(a) Sodium chloride (a)1 only
(b) Sodium nitrate (b)2 only
(c) Ammonium chloride (c)Both 1 and 2
(d) Calcium chloride (d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q90.The term PCET refers to Q98.Which of the following ecosystems are not managed
(a)Personal Computer External Technology humans ?
(b)Personal Computer Extended Technology (a) Urban parks
(c)Personal Computer Expanded Technology (b) National parks
(d)Personal Computer Embedded Technology (c) Farms
(d) Plantations
Q91.Contour plouging helps in
(a)stopping floods Q99.Moderate politics was criticised in 1893-94 in a
(b) growing crops series of articles entitled New Lamps for old written by
(c)soil conservation (a) Bipin Chandra Pal
(d)checking landslides (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Ashwini Kumar
Q92.Birds usually have a single (d) Aurobindo Ghosh
(a) Kidney
(b) Lung Q100.How many times did J.L. Nehru become the
(c) Testis President of I.N.C.?
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(a) 2
(b)3
(c) 4
(d)5

1b 2d 3b 4c 5d 6b
7b 8b 9d 10d 11b 12d
13a 14b 15c 16c 17b 18b
19a 20d 21a 22d 23d 24d
25b 26b 27b 28c 29a 30a
31d 32a 33c 34b 35b 36b
37c 38c 39b 40d 41c 42a
43a 44b 45a 46b} 47b 48c
49a 50c 51b 52a 53a 54d
55c 56d 57c 58b 59c 60a
61b 62a 63d 64b 65b 66b
67a 68a 69c 70d 71c 72d
73c 74b 75c 76c 77d 78b
79a 80a 81d 82a 83a 84c
85c 86c 87b 88b 89a 90b
91c 92d 93a 94a 95d 96b
97c 98b 99d 100b

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