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Subjects Question Marks
General Intelligence
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness

Every part of CHSL question paper consists four objective option and every question has a negative marking.

SSC CHSL (10+2) Evening Shift Answer Key 06 December 2015

SSC CHSL (10+2) LDC & DEO Answer Key 06 December 2015:

Department Name: Staff Selection Commission
Exam Name: Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) exam
Vacancies Post: Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Sorting Assistant (SA) & Postal Assistant (PA)
Number of Vacancies:
Exam Pattern: Multiple Choice type
Total Marks: 200
Duration: 120 minutes
Further Procedure: 
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SSC CHSL Answer Key 06 December 2015:

Part-I: General Intelligence

  1. If x stands for ÷, ÷ stands for +, + stands for -, and – stands for x, then what is the value of
    (30+20) -5(7÷3) x 25=?
    (a) 100
    (b) 20
    (c) 10
    (d) 25

Directions (Question Nos. 2 to 3): From the given alternative words select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word:

    (a) THESIS
    (b) HOTELS
    (c) PISTOL
    (d) SMITII
    (a) MENACE
    (b) MANIAC
    (c) PAINT
    (d) PATENT
  3. If + means ÷, ÷ means -, – means x, x means +, then 12-8×6-4÷6+3=?
    (a) +92
    (b) -33
    (c) -112
    (d) ÷118

Directions (Question Nos. 5 to 7): Select the missing number from the given responses.

  1. ques-5
    (a) 49, 45, 46
    (b) 40, 48, 46
    (c) 46, 40, 45
    (d) 45, 49, 46
  2. ques-6
    (a) 4
    (b) 2
    (c) 1
    (d) 3
  3. ques-7
    (a) 417
    (b) 147
    (c) 175
    (d) 171

Directions (Question Nos. 8 to 16): Find the odd word/ letters/ number from the given alternatives.

  1. (a) 163
    (b) 131
    (c) 137
    (d) 166
  2. (a) MOQ
    (b) BDF
    (c) XYZ
    (d) RTV
  3. (a) Oil:Lamp
    (b) Oxygen: Life
    (c) Water:Tap
    (d) Power:Machine
  4. (a) Glucose
    (b) Chlorophyll
    (c) Nitrogen
    (d) Photosynthesis
  5. (a) 126
    (b) 215
    (c) 28
    (d) 65
  6. (a) 51530
    (b) 2610
    (c) 41220
    (d) 3915
  7. (a) RQCB
    (b) HLXY
    (c) LMVW
    (d) NODE
  8. (a) EIHL
    (b) CGFJ
    (c) GKIN
    (d) IMNR
  9. (a) Arunachal Pradesh
    (b) Maharashtra
    (c) Gujrat
    (d) Karnataka

Directions (Question Nos. 17 to 21): A series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

  1. 16, 30, ?, 79, 114
    (a) 45
    (b) 49
    (c) 51
    (d) 63
  2. 1, 48, 4, 24, 7, ?, 10, 2
    (a) 2
    (b) 12
    (c) 8
    (d) 18
  3. T, R, P, N ?
    (a) V
    (b) E
    (c) L
    (d) M
  4. 4, ?, 19, 39, 79, 159
    (a) 12
    (b) 10
    (c) 8
    (d) 9
  5. Z, X, V, T, R, ? N
    (a) O
    (b) S
    (c) Q
    (d) P
  6. Jais and his father has an age difference of 35 years now. After 5 years, the sum of their age is 125. What will be the age of Jais and his father after 12 years from now?
    (a) 40 & 75
    (b) 45 & 70
    (c) 51 & 85
    (d) 52 & 87
  7. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
    (a) abac
    (b) acac
    (c) acbc
    (d) abcc

Directions ( Question Nos. 24 to 26): Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.

  1. 1) Extortioner
    2) Extemporize
    3) Extinction
    4) Extenination
    5) Extinguisher
    (a) 2, 4, 3, 5, 1
    (b) 2, 4, 5, 3, 1
    (c) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    (d) 4, 5, 2, 1, 3
  2. 1) Laundereuc
    2) Laughter
    3) Laundry
    4) Launch
    (a) 2, 4, 1, 3
    (b) 4, 2, 1, 3
    (c) 1, 3, 2, 4
    (d) 4, 1, 2, 3
  3. 1) Complicate
    2) Complicity
    3) Complication
    4) Compliant
    (a) 4, 2, 3, 1
    (b) 4, 2, 1, 3
    (c) 4, 1, 3, 2
    (d) 2, 1, 3, 4
  4. Which of the following diagrams best represents cousins nieces and females?
    Correct Option is (A).
  5. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure?
    Correct Option is (B).

Directions (Question Nos. 29 to 37): Select the related word/ letters/ number from the given alternatives.

    (a) PRESENT
    (b) TNERESP
    (c) STNERPF
    (d) CRESENT
  2. 12593:35291
    (a) 69237
    (b) 62793
    (c) 62973
    (d) 92637
  3. 6:18::4:?
    (a) 15
    (b) 2
    (c) 6
    (d) 8
  4. Mathematics: Logic:: Science:?
    (a) Laboratory
    (b) Scientists
    (c) Experiments
    (d) Facts
  5. EAC: KGI:: HDF:?
    (a) PLN
    (b) NJL
    (c) KIJ
    (d) FBD
  6. Window:Pane::Book:?
    (a) Novel
    (b) Page
    (c) Cover
    (d) Glass
  7. Fan:Wings:: Wheel:?
    (a) Air
    (b) Spokes
    (c) Cars
    (d) Round
  8. 4845:452::5964:?
    (a) 962
    (b) 592
    (c) 542
    (d) 942
  9. BUT: TUB::NET:?
    (a) LET
    (b) PET
    (c) TEN
    (d) TWO
  10. After walking 200 mtrs, I turned right and covered a distance of 100 mtrs, then turned left and covered a distance of 300 mtrs. In the end I am facing towards North. From which direction did I start my journey?
    (a) East
    (b) South
    (c) North
    (d) West
  11. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from O to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, e.g., ‘B’ can be represented by 00,23 etc. and ‘P’ can be represented by 56, 65 etc. Similarly, You have to identify the set for the word ‘DEBRIS”
    (a) 22, 95, 59, 30, 14, 69
    (b) 22, 59, 42, 59, 34, 69
    (c) 40, 95, 14, 95, 30, 69
    (d) 40, 95, 14, 58, 34, 69
  12. If ‘MOTHER’ is coded as ‘TOMREH’. What should be the code for the word ‘NEPHEW’?
    (a) ENHPWE
    (b) HPENWE
    (c) WEHPEN
    (d) PENWEH
  13. Raheja started from a point. He walked 3 km to the North, then turned East and walked 4 km, then turned West walked 2 km and then turned West walked 3 km and stopped. In which direction is Raheja from his starting point?
    (a) East*
    (b) West
    (c) North
    (d) South
  14. If a paper is folded in a particular manner and punch is made when, unfolded this paper appears as given below in the question figure. Find out the manner in which the paper is folded and the punch is made from the answer figures given.
    Correct Option is (D).
  15. In the question one statement is given, followed by two conclusion/assumption, 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 conclusion/assumptions, If any, follows from the given statements.
    An advertisement in the paper says “Consume pure organic honey of Company A”.
    1) Artificial honey can be prepared.
    2) People don’t mind paying more for pure organically prepared honey.
    (a) Assumption I is implicit
    (b) Both I and II are implicit
    (c) Neither I nor II is implicit
    (d) Assumption II is implicit.
  16. Adam who is 20 years old is 4 times as old as Mary. What will be Mary’s age when Adam is twice as old as her?
    (a) 17 years
    (b) 30 years
    (c) 35 years
    (d) 15 years
  17. In a certain code 0, 1, 2 …….. 9 is coded as a, b, c …… j then find baf ÷bf xd
    (a) df
    (b) be
    (c) d
    (d) cb
  18. The number of triangles in the following diagram is:
    (a) 13
    (b) 14
    (c) 17
    (d) None
  19. In a certain language, PRAYER is coded as MOXVBO, then how SALUTE will be coded in the same language?
    (a) PIXRQB
    (b) PXIQRB
    (c) PIXQRB
    (d) PXIRQB
  20. From the given answer figure, select the one in which the question figure is hidden.
    Correct Option is (C).
  21. In the question one statement is given. You have to answer considering the statement to be true, even if it seem to be at variance form commonly known facts.
    Students go to school in uniforms.
    (a) Uniforms are compulsory
    (b) Students look smart in uniforms
    (c) Uniforms are easily available
    (d) Uniforms create a sense of belongingness.
  22. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the answer figures is the right of the given figure?
    Correct Option is (B).


Part-II: English Language

Directions (Question Nos. 51 to 52): 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 and mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. I was obliged to leave.
    (a) Circumstances obliged me to leave
    (b) Circumstances have obliged me to leave
    (c) Circumstance was obliged me to leave
    (d) Circumstance will oblige me to leave
  2. Close the door.
    (a) Let the door is closed
    (b) Let the door be closed
    (c) Let the door closed
    (d) Let the door is being closed

Directions (Question Nos. 53 to 56): The 1st and the last part of the sentence are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence is split into four parts and named P, Q, R & S.  These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then Find the correct answer and indicate It b blackening the appropriate circle in the Answer Sheet.

  1. It was a Friday morning and
    P. the lieutenant scanned the horizon
    Q. just as the desert haze
    R. with his binoculars
    S. was clearing
    6. And focused on many enemy tanks.
    (a) RPSQ
    (b) PRSQ
    (c) QSPR
    (d) SPQR
  2. Earth is home
    P. to our future
    Q. we all share
    R. generations as their
    S. and would pass on
    6. Legacy
    (a) QPRS
    (b) QSPR
    (c) PRQS
    (d) SPQR
  3. A man
    P. with yellow, red, green
    Q. stood holding
    R. balloons
    S. a pole
    6. Flying from it.
    (a) PRQS
    (b) PRSQ
    (c) QSPR
    (d) QRSP
  4. Margaret Noble
    P. became a disciple
    Q. of Sami Vivekananda
    R. a remarkable Irish lady
    S. and dedicated her life
    6. To the service of the Indian people.
    (a) RPQS
    (b) SRQP
    (c) SQPR
    (d) PQRS

Directions (Question Nos. 57 to 60): Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word (s). Four alternatives are suggesnted for each question. Chose the correct alternative our the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle in the Answer Sheet.

  1. I have no ____ office word.
    (a) experience on
    (b) experience of
    (c) experience to
    (d) experience in
  2. Solar panels are used to _____ Satellietes
    (a) powers
    (b) Powerful
    (c) power
    (d) powerless
  3. His words were ______ for the occasion.
    (a) suit
    (b) appropriately
    (c) suitably
    (d) appropriate
  4. The dollars ______ to much to pay.
    (a) were
    (b) could
    (c) are
    (d) is

Directions (Question Nos. 61 to 70): In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Rad the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question our of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
Squirrels are __I__ animals in the world. They have the __II__ for rainy days. Autumn can be very entertaining for them. That is the time __III__ the great harvest collection for their winter store. You can __IV__ here and there, collecting nuts of all sorts. Walnuts, beechnuts, chestnuts, dried berries ………. They are not fussy. Relentlessly, they run from their storage point, usually a tree hollow, to the vast amount of wild nuts to be found in the forest.
These beautiful animals are house-proud. They take great paints to ensure that _V_ and warm enough to tide them over the harsh winter. You __VI__ busily collecting soft  pieces of bark, wood and leaved to line their nests. After all their __VII__, and when the first, cold hard frost arrives, they __VIII___ inside their nests for the duration/rest of the cold spell. There, _IX_ till it is warm enough to bring our their stored food. Ah but then again, they are most forgetful little animals and it is not unusual to see squirrels __X__ their boards.

  1. (a) (I) the more resource
    (b) (I) the most resourceful
    (c) (I) the most resource
    (d) (I) this most resourceful
  2. (a) (II) knack of saving up
    (b) (II) knack of saving down
    (c) (II) knack of saving on
    (d) (II) knack of saved up
  3. (a) (III) when they begin
    (b) (III) when their begin
    (c) (III) when them begin
    (d) (III) what they begin
  4. (a) (IV) seeing them scampered
    (b) (IV) seen them scampering
    (c) (IV) see their scampering
    (d) (IV) see them scampering
  5. (a) (V) their nest is securing
    (b) (V) their nest is secure
    (c) (V) they nest is secure
    (d) (V) there nest is secure
  6. (a) (VI) is saw them
    (b) (VI) will saw them
    (c) (VI) will see them
    (d) (VI) will seen them
  7. (a) (VII) scavenging is done
    (b) (VII) scavenging is doing
    (c) (VII) scavenged is done
    (d) (VII) scavenged was done
  8. (a) (VIII) are seal themselves
    (b) (VIII) will be seal themselves
    (c) (VIII) will seal themselves
    (d) (VIII) will sealing themselves
  9. (a) (IX) they will hibernate
    (b) (IX) them will hibernate
    (c) (IX) they are hibernated
    (d) (IX) they will hibernating
  10. (a) (X) search desperate at
    (b) (X) searching desperate for
    (c) (X) searching desperately
    (d) (X) searched desperately for

Directions (Question Nos. 71 to 74): A part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed choose ‘No Improvement’.

  1. A greedy man always hankers after
    (a) No Improvement
    (b) runs after
    (c) wanted
    (d) greeds after
  2. It is not difficult to forgive someone who says sorry.
    (a) is apologizing
    (b) No Improvement
    (c) apologises
    (d) is asking sorry
  3. Ours is a joined
    (a) join
    (b) joint
    (c) jointed
    (d) No Improvement
  4. Be quick otherwise you would miss the train.
    (a) otherwise you will
    (b) No Improvement
    (c) otherwise you could have
    (d) otherwise you will have

Directions (Question Nos. 75 to 78): Four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. Take the bull by the horns is
    (a) to be sensitive
    (b) to win the battle
    (c) to face a difficulty courageously
    (d) to be helpful
  2. Sail in the same boal.
    (a) be in a different situation
    (b) suspect something wrong
    (c) be in the same situation
    (d) suspect something uncanny.
  3. A false friend never hesitates to shed crocodile tears.
    (a) to pretend to be sympathetic
    (b) to feel disappointed
    (c) to move from one place to another
    (d) to show false happiness
  4. To be in a quandary
    (a) to be in a confusing situation
    (b) to be in an unenviable
    (c) to be in a commanding position
    (d) to be on the alert

Directions (Questions Nos. 79 to 82):  Some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and blacken the circle corresponding to the error, blacken the circle corresponding to ‘No Error’ option in the Answer Sheet.

  1. She made the child to study hard.
    (a) She made
    (b) No error
    (c) to study hard
    (d) the child
  2. The door should be keep closed.
    (a) The door
    (b) No Error
    (c) Keep closed
    (d) Should be
  3. The promise was broken by him.
    (a) was broken
    (b) No Error
    (c) by him
    (d) The promise
  4. Rakesh founds the newspaper very dull.
    (a) the newspaper
    (b) very dull
    (c) Rakesh founds
    (d) No Error

Direction (Question Nos. 83 to 86): Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet

  1. Traitor
    (a) patriot
    (b) member
    (c) officer
    (d) migrant
  2. Detest
    (a) adore
    (b) withhold
    (c) assist
    (d) injure
  3. Ascend
    (a) climb
    (b) descend
    (c) soar
    (d) rise
  4. Repel
    (a) annoy
    (b) drag
    (c) attract
    (d) coax

Directions (Question Nos. 87 to 90): Out of the four alternatives, Choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences

  1. A legal agreement that allows someone to use a building or land for a period of time, usually in return for rent.
    (a) Assurance
    (b) Deal
    (c) Bond
    (d) Lease
  2. A person who helps another to commit a crime
    (a) Colleague
    (b) Accomplice
    (c) Assistant
    (d) Support
  3. A person who worship only one God.
    (a) Philogynist
    (b) Theist
    (c) Monotheist
    (d) Polytheist
  4. The act of killing one’s own brother or sister.
    (a) Suicide
    (b) Fratricide
    (c) Homicide
    (d) Patricide

Directions (Question Nos. 91 to 94): Four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word and mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.

  1. (a) Jewillery
    (b) Jewellery
    (c) Jevelry
    (d) Jewelery
  2. (a) Obeydient
    (b) Obedient
    (c) Obidient
    (d) Obediemt
  3. (a) Diffuse
    (b) Difuse
    (c) Difusse
    (d) Diffusse
  4. (a) Patritism
    (b) Pattriotism
    (c) Patrotism
    (d) Patriotism

Diretions (Question Nos. 95 to 98): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Result
    (a) data
    (b) decision
    (c) cause
    (d) outcome
  2. Lousy
    (a) awful
    (b) aura
    (c) awesome
    (d) awry
  3. Invincible
    (a) yielding
    (b) unassailable
    (c) fallible
    (d) vulnerable
  4. Crusade
    (a) flatten
    (b) angry
    (c) campaign
    (d) critical

Directions (Question Nos. 99 to 100): A sentence has been given in Direct/ Indirect. Out of the alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct and mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. The men said, “We are going to fly kites.”
    (a) The men said that they are going to fly kites.
    (b) The men said that they were going to fly kites.
    (c) The men said that we were going to fly kites.
    (d) The man said that we are going to fly kites.
  2. Kumar says, “It doesn’t rain in Jaunary”.
    (a) Kumar said that it doesn’t rain in January.
    (b) Kumar said that it didn’t rain in January.
    (c) Kumar says that it doesn’t rain in January.
    (d) Kumar says that it didn’t rain in January.


Part-III:  Quantitative Aptitude

  1. 150 workers were engaged to finish a piece of work in a certain number of days. Four workers dropped on the second day, four more workers dropped on third day and so on. It takes 8 more days to finish the work now. Find the number of days in which the work was completed?
    (a) 28
    (b) 30
    (c) 24
    (d) 25
  2. A mixture contains milk water in the ratio 5:1. On adding 5 liters of water, the ratio of milk and water becomes 5:2. The quantity of milk in the mixture is:
    (a) 25 liters
    (b) 16 liters
    (c) 22.75 liters
    (d) 32.5 litres
  3. The average of all the odd integers between 2 and 22 is:
    (a) 11
    (b) 14
    (c) 13
    (d) 12
  4. The least number that should be subtracted from the number 32146 to make it a perfect square is:
    (a) 205
    (b) 405
    (c) 105
    (d) 305
  5. The diameter of a 120 cm long roller is 84 cm. It takes 500 complete revolution of the roller to level a ground. The cost of travelling the ground at Rs. 1.50 per sq.m. is:
    (a) Rs.2376
    (b) Rs.6000
    (c) Rs.3762
    (d) Rs.5750
  6. Mr. Dutta desired to deposit his retirement benefit of Rs.3 lacs partly to a post office and partly to a bank at 10% and 6 % interests respectively. If his monthly interest income was Rs.2000, then the difference of his deposits in the post office and in the bank was:
    (a) Nil
    (b) Rs. 1,00, 000
    (c) Rs. 50,000
    (d) Rs. 40,000
  7. Volume of a right circular cylinder of height 21 cm and base radius 5 cm is:
    (a) 1255 cm3
    (b) 1650 cm                               
    (c) 1175 cm3
    (d) 1050 cm3
  8. A right triangle with sides 9 cm, 12 cm and 15 cm is rotated about the side of 9 cm to form a cone. The volume of the cone so formed is:
    (a) 324 π cm3
    (b) 330 π cm3
    (c) 334 π cm3
    (d) 327 π cm3

Directions (Question Nos. 109 to 113): The bar graph provided below gives the data of the production of paper (in lakh tonnes) by three different companies X, Y, Z over the years. Study the bar chart and answer the following questions.

  1. The difference between the production of company Z in 1998 and company Y in 1996 is:
    (a) 15,00,000 tonnes
    (b) 25,00,000 tonnes
    (c) 20,00,000 tonnes
    (d) 10,00,000 tonnes
  2. The average production for five years is maximum for company?
    (a) Z
    (b) X and Z
    (c) Y
    (d) X
  3. The percentage increase in the production of company Y fro 1996 to 1999 is:
    (a) 60%
    (b) 55%
    (c) 50%
    (d) 40%
  4. The ratio of the average production of company X in the period 1998-2000 to the average production of company Y in the same period is:
    (a) 27:29
    (b) 23:25
    (c) 25:26
    (d) 24:27
  5. The percentage of production of company Z to the production of company Y is maximum in:
    (a) 1996
    (b) 2000
    (c) 1999
    (d) 1998
  6. If 12 men working 8 hours a day complete the work in 10 days, how long would men working 7 ½ hours a day take to complete the same work?
    (a) 8
    (b) 6
    (c) 7
    (d) 10
  7. The average age of mother and her six children is 12 years, which is reduced by 5 years if the age of the mother is excluded. The age of the mother (in yrs) is:
    (a) 48
    (b) 40
    (c) 42
    (d) 50
  8. If x=a(SinΘ+CosΘ) and y=b(Sin Θ-CosΘ), then the value of (x2/a2)+(y2/b2) is:
    (a) 3
    (b) 4
    (c) 2
    (d) 1
  9. If a2+b2-c2=2(2-b-c)-3, then the value of a+b+c is
    (a) 1
    (b) -1
    (c) -2
    (d) 2
  10. If x+y=4, x2+y2=14 and x>y, Then the correct value of x and y is:
    (a) 3, 1
    (b) 2-√2, √3
    (c) 2+√3, 2-√3
    (d) 2+√3, 2√2
  11. If CosΘ+SinΘ= m and SecΘ+CosecΘ=n then the value of n(m2-1) is equal to:
    (a) 2n
    (b) 4mn
    (c) mn
    (d) 2m
  12. The value of (1/1+√2+√3)+(1/1-√2+√3) is
    (a) 1
    (b) 4(√3+√2)
    (c) √3
    (d) √2
  13. If the radius of a sphere is increased by 2 cm, then its surface area increases by 352 cm2. The radius of the sphere initially was: (use π=22/7)
    (a) 3
    (b) 4 cm
    (c) 6 cm
    (d) 5 cm
  14. The ratio of two numbers is 3:4 and their HCF is 15. Then the sum of the two numbers is:
    (a) 105
    (b) 120
    (c) 115
    (d) 110
  15. A shopkeeper fixes the price of an article at 30% higher than its actual cost. If he sells it at 10% discount on marked price then, the profit is:
    (a) 18%
    (b) 17%
    (c) 19%
    (d) 20%
  16. The three successive angles of a cyclic quadrilateral are in the ratio 1:3:4, find the measure of the fourth angle?
    (a) 30o
    (b) 72o
    (c) 36 o
    (d) 108 o
  17. If the Cost Price of 25 chairs is equal to the Selling Price of 30 chairs, then the loss % is;
    (a) 16 2/3 %
    (b) 25%
    (c) 20%
    (d) 5%
  18. The liquids, X and Y are mixed in the ratio of 3:2 and the mixture is sold at Rs.11 per liter at a profit of 10%. If the liquid X costs Rs.2 more per liter then Y, the cost of X per liter is (in Rs.):
    (a) 9.50
    (b) 10.80
    (c) 11.75
    (d) 11
  19. The value of the expression
    Sin21o+Sin211o+Sin221o+Sin231o+Sin241o+Sin245o+Sin249o+Sin259o+Sin269o+Sin279o+Sin289o is:
    (a) 5
    (b) 5 ½
    (c) 0
    (d) 4 ½
  20. The average of 8 numbers is 21. If each of the numbers is multiplied by 8, the average of the new set of numbers is:
    (A) 29
    (b) 168
    (c) 21
    (d) 8
  21. If x(x+y+z)=20, y(x+y+z)=30, & z(x+y+z)=50, then the value of 2(x+y+z) is:
    (a) -10
    (b) 15
    (c) 18
    (d) 20
  22. If Cos A + Sin A =√2Cos A then Cos A- Sin A is equal to:
    (where 0o<A<90o)
    (a) √(2Sin A)
    (b) 2√Sin A
    (b) √2 Sin A
    (d) 2 Sin A
  23. The straight line y=3x must pass through the point:
    (a) (0,1)
    (b) (2, 0)
    (c) (0, 0)
    (d) (1,2)
  24. Find out the wrong number in the sequence:
    40960, 10240, 2560, 640, 200, 40, 10
    (a) 640
    (b) 2560
    (c) 40
    (d) 200
  25. AB is a diameter of a circle having centre at O. PQ is a chord which does not intersect AB. Join AP and BQ. If ∠BAP=∠ABQ, then ABQP is a;
    (a) cyclic trapezium
    (b) cyclic square
    (c) cyclic rectangle
    (d) cyclic rhombus

Directions (Question Nos. 134 to 137): The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a book. Read the pie-chart and answer the questions.

  1. Royalti on the book is less than the printing cost by:
    (a) 20%
    (b) 5%
    (c) 25%
    (d) 33 1/3 %
  2. If for a certain quantity of books, the publisher has to pay Rs. 30600 as printing cost, then the amount of royalty cost to be paid for these books is:
    (a) Rs.21200
    (b) Rs. 19450
    (c) Rs.22950
    (d) Rs.26150
  3. If 5500 copies are published and the transportation cost on them amount to Rs.82500, then the selling price of the book so that the publisher can earn a profit of 25% is:
    (a) Rs.175
    (b) Rs.180
    (c) Rs.187.50
    (d) Rs.191.50
  4. The central angle of the sector corresponding to the expenditure incurred on Royalty is:
    (a) 54o
    (b) 24o
    (c) 15o
    (d) 48o
  5. In what proportions must water be added with milk to gain 20% by selling the mixture at cost price?
    (a) 5:1
    (b) 1:1
    (c) 1:5
    (d) 4:1
  6. The centroid of an equilateral triangle ABC is G and AB=10 cm. The length of AG (in cm) is:
    (a) 3 1/3
    (b) (10 √3)/3
    (c) √3/3
    (d) 10/√3
  7. If (x-x tan2 30o)/(1+tan2 30o)= Sin2 30o +4 Cot2 45o – Sec260o Then value of x is:
    (a) 1/√3
    (b) 1/5
    (c) 1/4
    (d) 1/2
  8. A train is 250 m long. If the train takes 50 seconds to cross a tree by the railway line, then the speed of the train in km/hr is:
    (a) 10
    (b) 5
    (c) 18
    (d) 9
  9. The marked price of a CD is Rs.250. It is sold for Rs.225. The rate of discount is:
    (a) 10%
    (b) 11 1/9%
    (c) 25%
    (d) 2.5%
  10. Mohan purchased a bag with 20percent discount on the labelled price. He sold it with 40 percent profit on the price he bought. The percentage of profit on the labelled price is:
    (a) 24%
    (b) 20%
    (c) 18%
    (d) 12%
  11. If 5416×6 is a perfect square, then the digit at ‘x’ is:
    (a) 9
    (b) 4
    (c) 5
    (d) 6
  12. Ram babu donated 3% of his income to a charity and deposited 12% of the rest in bank. If now he has Rs.12804, then his income was:
    (a) 17460
    (b) 7500
    (c) 15000
    (d) 14550
  13. In ΔABC, the internal bisectors of ∠B and ∠C meet at point O. If ∠A=80o, then ∠BOC is of:
    (a) 130o
    (b) 120o
    (c) 100oI
    (d) 140o
  14. A motor boat covers a certain distance downstream in a river in 3 hours. It covers the same distance upstream in 3 hours and half. If the speed of the water is 1.5 km/h, then the speed of the boat in still water is:
    (a) 17.5 km/h
    (b) 19 km/h
    (c) 19.5 km/h
    (d) 17 km/h
  15. Let AX ⊥ BC of an equilateral triangle ABC. Then the sum of the perpendicular distances of the sides of DABC from any point inside the triangle is:
    (a) Equal to AX
    (b) Equal to BC
    (c) Greater than AX
    (d) Less than AX
  16. The sides of a triangle are in the ratio of 7:9:12. The difference between the lengths of largest and smallest sides is 15 cm. The length of the largest side would be:
    (a) 36 cm
    (b) 12 cm
    (c) 60 cm
    (d) 24 cm
  17. A boy aged 12 years is left with Rs.100,000 which is under a trust. The trustees invest the money at 6% per annum and pay the minor boy a sum of Rs.2500, for his pocket money at the end of each year. The expenses of trust come out to be Rs.500 per annum. Find the amount that will be handed over to the minor boy after he attains the age of 18 years.
    (a) Rs. 125000
    (b) Rs. 120000
    (c) Rs.118000
    (d) Rs. 150000

Part-IV: General Awareness

  1. Which of the following states in known as the traditional region for Tank Irrigation?
    (a) Gujarat
    (b) Tamil Nadu
    (c) Assam
    (d) Orrisa
  2. Origin of Life by ‘Natural Selection’ is a book written by:
    (a) Charles Darwin
    (b) Lamarck
    (c) Hugo de Veris
    (d) Charles Dickens
  3. Who is popularly known as the Grand Old Man of India?
    (a) Dadabhai Naroji
    (b) Madan Mohan Malviya
    (c) Mahadeva Govinda
    (d) Surendranath Banerjee
  4. Unit of resistance is:
    (a) volt/ampere
    (b) volt x ampere
    (c) ampere/volt
    (d) volt2 x ampere
  5. The gas liberated in the Bhopal gas tragedy was:
    (a) Ethylene
    (b) Pheynl isocynate
    (c) Methyl isocyanate
    (d) Acetylene
  6. Network of a series of vertical and horizontal lines constructed perpendicular to each is known as;
    (a) Latitudes
    (b) Grid system
    (c) Longitude
    (d) Geographic coordinates
  7. The term “United Nations” was coined by:
    (a) Lenin
    (b) Churchill
    (c) Stalin
    (d) Roosevelt
  8. Breaking physical memory into fixed-sized blocks called as:
    (a) Frames
    (b) Packets
    (c) Segments
    (d) Page
  9. Venturimeter is used to measure:
    (a) rate of flow of liquids
    (b) liquid pressure
    (c) surface tension
    (d) liquid density
  10. Which of the following pairs of physical quantities have the same dimensions?
    (a) Work and Energy
    (b) Force and power
    (c) Work and Power
    (d) Momentum and Power
  11. Who is called as the Prince of Moneyers”?
    (a) Ibrahim Lodhi
    (b) Mohammad-Bin-Tuglaq
    (c) Babar
    (d) Akbar
  12. Which of the following species are critically endangered?
    (a) Forest Owlet
    (b) The gyps Vulture
    (c) White bellied heron
    (d) Gangetic Dolphin
  13. Which law states that with constant taste and preferences, the proportion of income spend on food stuff diminishes as income increase?
    (a) Gresham’s Law
    (b) Griffin’s Law
    (c) Say’s Law
    (d) Engel’s Law
  14. The first Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to;
    (a) Paul A. Samuelson
    (b) Amartya Sen
    (c) Jan Tinbergen and Ragnar Frisch
    (d) Stiglitz
  15. The term Ecosystem was proposed by:
    (a) S.A. Forbes
    (b) Vernadsky
    (c) Thienemann
    (d) A.G. Tansley
  16. Which of the following is responsible for fostering the development of dance, drama and music in India?
    (a) Sahitya Akademi
    (b) National School of Drama
    (c) Sangeet Natak Akademi
    (d) Lalit Kala Akademi
  17. The main component of liquid bleach is:
    (a) Hydrochloric acid
    (b) Sodium Chloride
    (c) Sodium hypochlorate
    (d) Sodium hpochlorite
  18. International Women’s Day is observed on:
    (a) 8th March
    (b) 15th October
    (c) 3rd March
    (d) 27th January
  19. VAT is imposed:
    (a) On first stage of production
    (b) On all stages between production and sale
    (c) On final stage of production
    (d) Directly on Consumer
  20. Chile saltpeter is the common name of:
    (a) Potassium nitrate
    (b) Sodium nitrate
    (c) Sodium nitrite
    (d) Potassium nitrate
  21. The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded to:
    (a) Kailash Satyarthi and tawakkul Karman
    (b) Barak Obama
    (c) Kailash Satyarthi
    (d) Kailash Saytarthi and Malala Yousafzai
  22. BOD stands for:
    (a) Biochemical oxygen demand
    (b) Biotic oxidation demand
    (c) Biochemical oxygen demand
    (d) Biological oxidation demand
  23. The highest title in judo is:
    (a) 12th Dan
    (b) Yellow Belt
    (c) 10th Dan
    (d) Black Belt
  24. Araneology is the study of:
    (a) Study of aphids
    (b) Study of spiders
    (c) Rearing of bees
    (d) Study of mites
  25. IMF stands for
    (a) International Monetary Function
    (b) Indian Manufacturing Firm
    (c) International Monetary Fund
    (d) Interest Minimum Function
  26. In our country the Van Mahotsav day is celebrated on:
    (a) 1st July
    (b) 10th August
    (c) 1st December
    (d) 5th October
  27. Which type of switching is used in Internet?
    (a) Circuit
    (b) Telephone
    (c) Packet
    (d) Telex
  28. The strongest oxidizing agent among the following is
    (a) Oxygen
    (b) Chlorine
    (c) Fluorine
    (d) Iodine
  29. Organic food is supposed to be better for human consumption because:
    (a) It is too expensive to buy
    (b) It is grown without the use of chemicals & synthetic pesticides.
    (c) It is grown in glass house & air tight environment
    (d) It depends on chemicals & fertilizers
  30. Who translated ‘Mahabharata; into Persian?
    (a) Badauni
    (b) Abul fazal
    (c) Ibn-Batuta
    (d) Babar
  31. The Ozone layer protects us from
    (a) Infrared rays
    (b) Visible rays
    (c) Cosmic rays
    (d)  Ultra-Violet rays
  32. Commercially valued cork is obtained from
    (a) Cedrus Deodara
    (b) Cycas
    (c) Ficus
    (d) Quercus sp.
  33. The oath of office is administered to the Governor by the:
    (a) Chief Justice of High Court
    (b) President
    (c) Speaker of Legislative
    (d) Chief Justice of India
  34. Gas engine was invented by:
    (a) Davy
    (b) Daimler
    (c) Diesel
    (d) Charles
  35. What is the superannuation period of Chief Justice of Supreme Court?
    (A) 60 years
    (b) 62 yearsB
    (c) 65 years
    (d) 66 years
  36. Scurvy is caused by
    (a) Vitamin ‘B’
    (b) Vitamin ‘A’
    (c) Vitamin ‘D’
    (d) Vitamin ‘C’
  37. Which Brigadier was associated with jallianwala Bagh Tragedy?
    (a) General Harris
    (b) General Dyer
    (c) Colonel Wellesly
    (d) Arthus Wellesly
  38. Arboriculture is the study of:
    (a) Cultivation of trees and vegetables
    (b) Science of plant life
    (c) Art of garden cultivation
    (d) Art of growing crops
  39. Approximate number of skeletal muscles:
    (a) 206
    (b) 200
    (c) 500
    (d) 700
  40. Which of the following was the early capital of the Rashtrakutas?
    (a) Sopara
    (b) Ellora
    (c) Vatapi
    (d) Ajanta
  41. The “Recall Provision” to remove the elected office bearers from the local Self-Government institution has been executed in:
    (a) Madhya Pradesh
    (b) Kerala
    (c) Haryana
    (d) Bihar
  42. What do you understand by the term ‘Dark Fermentation’?
    (a) It is a method to reduce COD in the atmosphere
    (b) It is a method to produce Hydrogen as a fuel from waste water
    (c) It is a method to produce methane from organic
    (d) It is a method to dispose nuclear wastes.
  43. Which of the following states having longest coastline in India?
    (a) Maharashtra
    (b) Andhra Pradesh
    (c) Tamil Nadu
    (d) Gujrat
  44. Which of the Kushana ruler patronized Buddhism?
    (a) Kautilya
    (b) Ashoka
    (c) Vikramaditya
    (d) Kanishka
  45. A cycle tyre bursts suddenly. This represents an:
    (a) Isoboric process
    (b) Isochoric process
    (c) Isothermal process
    (d) Adiabatic process
  46. Blue Revolution is related to;
    (a) Poultry
    (b) Fisheries
    (c) Drinking water
    (d) Space research
  47. Planimeter is used to measure
    (a) Areas
    (b) Road Distance
    (c) Direction
    (d) Height of a region
  48. Arundhati Roy is the author of the book:
    (a) The Algebra of Infinite
    (b) Half a life
    (c) Truth, love and a little
    (d) The Rising Sun
  49. Who built ‘Adhai Din Ka Jhopra’ or ‘A hut of two and a half days’ at Ajmer?
    (a) Qutbuddin Aibak
    (b) Alauddin Khilji
    (c) Balban
    (d) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
  50. Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana launched on September 25, 2014 is related to:
    (a) Women empowerment
    (b) Food security to old age rural people
    (c) Skill development in rural and urban areas
    (d) Poverty alleviation among SC/ST



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