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(d)I asked him where he had lost the pen I brought for
him the previous day.

SSC CGL TIER-1 MODEL PAPER Q6.Directions: In the following ques tions, a s entence
has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the
ENGLISH COMPREHENSION four alternatives suggested, select the one which best
Q1.Directions: In these questions the s entences have expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.
been given in Active/ Passive Voice. From the given John asked, How long will it take to travel from
alternatives choose the one which best expresses the Germany to South Africa?
given sentence in Passive/Active Voice. (a)John asked how long it will take to trav el from
The school was damaged by the earthquake which Germany to South Africa.
caused havoc to other buildings as well. (b)John asked how long would it take to travel from
(a)The earthquake damaged the school and other Germany to South Africa.
buildings. (c)John asked how long it would take to travel from
(b)The earthquake damaged other buildings. Germany to South Africa.
(c)The earthquake caused havoc to the school. (d)John was asking how long must it take to travel from
(d)The earthquake damaged the School besides causing Germany to South Africa.
havoc to other buildings.
Q7. Directions : In each questions read each sentence to
Q2.Directions: In these questions the s entences have find out the whether there is any error in it. The error
been given in Active/ Passive Voice. From the given if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of
alternatives choose the one which best expresses the that part is the answer. Ignore the errors of
given sentence in Passive/Active Voice. punctuations if any.
The loan will be sanctioned by the bank. The Prime Minister was asked (1) / to write a forward
(a)The bank sanctioned the loan. (2) / to the book (3)/ No error (4)
(b)The bank is going to sanction the loan. (a) The Prime Minister was asked
(c)The bank would sanction the loan. (b) to write a forward
(d)The bank will sanction the loan. (c) to the book
(d)No error
Q3.Directions : In these questions choose the word
opposite in meaning to the word given in bold. Q8. Directions : In each questions read each sentence to
ATHEIST find out the whether there is any error in it. The error
(a) rationalist if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of
(b)theologies that part is the answer. Ignore the errors of
(c) believer punctuations if any.
(d)ritualistic He is a university professor (1)/ but of his three sons (2)
/ neither has any merit (3)/ No error (4)
Q4.Directions : In these questions choose the word (a) He is a university professor
opposite in meaning to the word given in bold. (b) but of his three sons
ACCORD (c) neither has any merit
(a)disagreement (d)No error
(b)welcome
(c)disrespect Q9.At great length that ni ght they ________ the feasibility
(d)conformity of their plans
(a)discussed about
Q5.Directions: In the following ques tions, a s entence (b)discussed
has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech . Out of the (c)discussed regarding
four alternatives suggested, select the one which best (d)discussed on
expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.
I said to him, "Where have you lost the pen I brought for Q10.The chairperson brushed ________ my suggestion
you yesterday?" (a) out
(a)I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought (b) over
for him the day before. (c) aside
(b)I asked him where he had lost the peril had brought (d) about
for him the previous day.
(c)I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought Q11.Directions: In the following ques tions, four
for him the next day. alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase printed in

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bold in the sentence. Choos e the alternative which best sentences and find out which of the four combinations is
expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase. correct.
at snail's pace 1. Martha taught English Literature.
(a)to do things very slowly P.She would involve them in role-plays.
(b)to walk like a snail Q.Her students were young learners.
(c)to lack interest in work R.This way the students found it easier to identify with
(d)to do things in methodical manner the characters.
S.They fell into the age group of 14-16 years.
Q12.Directions: In the following ques tions, four 6. They looked forward to attending her classes.
alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase printed in (a) QSPR
bold in the sentence. Choos e the alternative which best (b) QPSR
expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase. (c) RSPQ
Helena was over head and ears in love with Demetrius. (d) SQRP
(a)carefully
(b) completely Q17.Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/
(c) brilliantly part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given
(d) cautiously alternatives which may improve the bold part.
Choose the correct al ternative. In case no improvement
Q13. Directions: Out of the four al ternatives, choose the is needed, your answer is No Improvement.
one which can be substituted for the given If I dyed my hair green, everybody will laugh at me.
words/sentence. (a)would
A sly look that Is lustful (b) did
(a)Leer (c)may
(b)Lore (d) No improvement
(c) Lark
(d)Littoral Q18.Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/
part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given
Q14.Directions: Out of the four al ternatives, choose the alternatives which may improve the bold part.
one which can be substituted for the given Choose the correct al ternative. In case no improvement
words/sentence. is needed, your answer is No Improvement.
Instrument to measure atmospheric pressure To get into the building Ill disguise as a reporter.
(a) Metronome (a)disguise to be
(b) Compass (b)disguise as one
(c) Pedometer (c)disguise myself
(d)Barometer (d)No improvement

Q15. Directions : In these ques tions, the first and last Q19.Directions: In the following questions out of the
sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses,
of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . the meaning of the given word.
These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the OBSTINATE
sentences and find out which of the four combinations is (a)stubborn
correct. (b)pretty
1. Making ourselves (c) silly
P.our language (d)clever
Q.part of growing into
R.masters of Q20.Directions: In the following questions out of the
S.is an important four alternatives, choose the one which best ex presses,
6. full manhood or womanhood the meaning of the given word.
(a) PSRQ BARREN
(b) SQPR (a)good
(c) RPSQ (b) wholesome
(d) PRSQ (c) unproductive
(d) profitable
Q16. Directions : In these ques tions, the first and last
sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest Q21.Directions : You have one brief passage with live
of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . questions. Read the passage carefully and choose the
These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

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Science cannot reduce the magic of a sunset to (b)980
arithmetic nor can it express friendship wi th a form ula" (c)890
observed the eminent medical researcher Dr. Lous Orr. (d)880
He added also beyond science s mastery of nature are
love and laughter pain and loneliness and insights into Q27.What does Rs. 250 amounts to i n 2 years wi th
truth and beauty". This distancing of science from the compound interest at the rate of 4% in the 1s t year and
human condition perhaps explains why most forei gn 8% in the second year?
tourists visiting Britai n flock predictably to see -the (a) Rs. 280
hallowed homes of playwri ghts writers and poets but (b) Rs.280.80
choose to i gnore the habitations where its emi nent (c) Rs. 468
scientists lived and worked. (d) Rs. 290.80

Why is it that science cannot express friendship with a Q28.From two points on the ground lying on a straight
formula? line, through the foot of a pillar, the two angl es of
(a)Science and friendship cannot co-exist. elevation of the top of the pillar are complementary to
(b)It is abs tract term which cannot be grappled by each other. If the distance of the two poi nts from the foot
science. of the pillar are 9 meters and 16 meters and the two
(c)Friendship is beyond science s mastery. points lie on the same side of the pillar. Then the height
(d)Friendship is unknown to scientists. of the pillar is
(a) 5m
Q22.The word magic refers to (b) 10m
(a)evening dusk. (c) 9m
(b)the sunrise. (d) 12m
(c)solar and lunar eclipse.
(d)setting of the sun with all its beauty. Q29. A circle touches the four sides of a quadrilateral
ABCD. The value of is equal to
Q23.Which of the following are beyond science s reach
according to the passage? (a)1/3
(a)love and laughter pain and loneliness. (b)1
(b)derivation of a formula. (c)1/4
(c)complexity of time and tide. (d)1/2
(d)work of the mind.
Q30. HCF of 2/3, 4/5 and 6/7 is :
Q24.The verb flock refers to (a) 48/105
(a)tourists in Britain. (b) 2/105
(b)local people. (c) 1/105
(c)large number of foreign tourists visiting homes of (d) 24/105
playwrights writers poets.
(d)Indian tourists. Q31.If 0<< 90 , the value of sin +cos is :
(a) equal to 1
Q25.Why according to the author do tourists prefer to (b) greater than 1
visit hallowed homes of playwri ghts writers and poets (c) less than 1
rather than visiting the habitation of eminent scientists? (d) equal to 2
(a)The hous es of playwright and writers are well-
decorated and are full of splendour Q32.The value of (1+cot -cosec )(1+tan + sec) is
(b)Science cannot explain human emotions. Hence equal to :
peopl e have a soft corner for those who produce a (a) 1
splendid display of emotions in their work. (b) 2
(c)Scientists are loathsome. (c) 0
(d)Houses of scientists are untidy and not well-pre- (d) 1
served.
Q33.The length of a rectangul ar garden is 12 metres and
its breadth is 5 metres. Fi nd the length of the diagonal of
NUMERICAL APTITUDE a square garden having the same area as that of the
Q26.Ram saves 14% of his salary while Shy am saves rectangular garden
(a) 230 m
22%. If both get the s ame salary and Shyam saves Rs.
1540, what is the savings of Ram? (b) 13 m
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(d) 815 m 00. A alone can do it i n 15 days, while B can do it in 12
days. With the hel p of C, they can finish in 5 days. The
Q34.If sec + tan = 3, being acute, the value of 5 sin share of amount that C earns is:
is : (a) Rs. 300
(a) 3/5 (b) Rs. 400
(b) 5/3 (c) Rs. 500
(c) 4/5 (d) Rs. 600
(d) 5/2
Q42.A person bought 50 pens for Rs. 50 each. He sold 40
of them at a loss of 5%. he wants to gain 10% on the
Q35.What is the value of =?
whole. Then his gain percent on the remaining pens
(a) 26 should be
(b) 46 (a) 15
(c) 2 (b) 40
(d) 4 (c) 50
(d) 70
Q36.553+173-723+201960 is equal to
(a) 1 Q43. The height of the right py ramid whose area of the
(b) 0 base is 30 m and volume is 500 m 3 is
(c) 1 (a) 50 m
(d) 17 (b) 60 m
(c) 40 m
Q37. When a person cycled at 10 km/hr he arrived at his (d) 20 m
office 6 minutes late. He arrived 6 minutes early when he
increased his speed by 2 km/hr. The distance of his Q44.The maximum v alue of F i n the following equation
office from the starting place is 5E9 +2F8 +3G7 = 1114 is
(a) 6 km (a)8
(b) 7 km (b)5
(c) 12 km (c)9
(d) 16 km (d)7

Q38.If a = 2 + , then the value of (a2 + ): Q45.Jesmine allows 4% discount on the marked price of
(a) 12 her goods and still earns a profi t of 20%. What is the cost
(b) 14 price of a shirt if its marked price is Rs. 850 ?
(c) 16 (a) 650
(d) 10 (b) 720
(c) 700
Q39.The simple interes t on a sum of money is 1/9 of the (d) 680
principal and the number of years is equal to the rate of
interest per annum the rate per annum Q46.A copper wire of length 26m and di ameter 2mm is
(a) 3% melted to form a s phere. The radius of the sphere (in cm)
(b) 1/3 % is:
(c) 10/3 % (a) 2.5
(d) 3/10 % (b) 3
(c) 3.5
Q40. Tom is chasing Jerry. In the same interval of ti re (d) 4
Tom jumps 8 times while Jerry jumps 6 times. But the
distance covered by Tom in 7 jumps in equal to the Q47.A plate of square bas e made of brass is of length x
distance covered by Jerry in 5 jumps. The ratio of speed cm and thickness 1 mm. The plate weighs 4725 gm., If 1
of Tom and Jerry is : cubic cm of brass weighs 8.4 gram, then the value of c is:
(a) 48 : 35 (a) 76
(b) 28 : 15 (b) 72
(c) 24 : 20 (c) 74
(d) 20 : 21 (d) 75

Q41.A and B were assigned to do a job for an amount of Q48.If sin sec (30 + ) = 1, (0 < a < 60), then the
R 1,2 value of sin + cos 2 is:
(a) 1
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Q56.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
(b)
(a) Perception
(c) 0 (b)Discernment
(d) 2 (c) Penetration
(d)Insinuation
Q49.If x = 3 + 22, then the value of ( ) is :

(a) 1 Q57.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
(b) 2 (a)Araldite
(c) 22 (b)Gel
(d) 33 (c)Plaster
(d)Wax
Q50.The percentage increase in the surface area of a
cube when each side is doubled is: Q58.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
(a) 200% (a) APPLE
(b) 300% (b) ANGLE
(c) 150% (c) ADORE
(d) 50% (d) AMPLE

Q59.After walking 200 metres, I turned right and


covered a distance of 100 metres, then turned left and
GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING
covered a distance of 300 metres. In the end I am facing
Q51.Direction: In each of the following questions, s elect
towards North. From which direction did I start my
the related word from the given alternatives.
journey ?
? : Knee : : Wrist : Elbow
(a) West
(a) Hand
(b) East
(b) Leg
(c) North
(c) Ankle
(d) South
(d) Fingers
Q60.Q walked 20 m towards west, took a left turn and
Q52.Direction: In each of the following question, s elect
walked 20m.He then took a ri ght turn and walked 20 m
the related number from the given alternatives.
and again took a right turn and walked 20 m. How far is
49 : 81 : : 64 : ?
Q now from the starting point?
(a) 36
(a) 120 m
(b) 100
(b) 40 m
(c) 121
(c) 50 m
(d) 144
(d) 80 m
Q53.Direction: In each of the following questions, s elect
Q61.Directions: In each of the following questions a
the related letter from the given alternatives.
series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct
UUWX : WWYZ : : OOQR : ?
alternative from the given ones that will complete the
(a) OOPG
series
(b) MMPQ
(c)XXYZ
56, 90, 132,184, 248, ?
(d) QQST
(a) 368
(b) 316
Q54. Maya said, My mother is the sister of Ranjeets (c) 362
brother. What is Ranjeets relation with Maya ? (d) 326
(a)Cousin
(b)Maternal uncle Q62.Directions: In each of the following questions a
(c)Uncle
series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct
(d)Brother-in-Law
alternative from the given ones that will complete the
series
Q55.Find the odd man out from the given responses ?
(a)YUQM 6, 12, 20, 30, ?
(b) SOKJ (a)40
(c) R N J F (b) 41
(d) T P L I (c)42
(d)48
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(c) bgdgg
Q63.Direction: In each of the following ques tions, a (d)gdggb
series is given, with one/two terms missing. Choos e the
correct alternatives from the given ones that will Q70.Find the odd man out from the given res ponses ? 6,
complete the series. 18, 36, 108, 216, 648,1290, 3888
4, A, 9, B, 6, C, 11, D, ? (a)36
(a)7 (b)108
(b)8 (c) 1290
(c)14 (d)648
(d) 17
Q71.Direction : In the following ques tion a word is
Q64.If LIBERALIZATION is coded as 34256134918470, repres ented by only one set of numbers as given in any
then AERATION can be coded as : one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the
(a) 15168470 alternatives are repres ented by two classes of alphabets
(b) 15186471 as in the two matrices given below . The columns and
(c) 15618470 rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of
(d) 51618471 Matri x II from 5 to 9. A letter from thes e matrices can be
repres ented first by its row and next by column number.
Q65.In a certain code HENRY is written as JGPTA, how For eg. B can be represented by 11, 30, etc. U can be
will COUNTRY be coded ? represented by 89 etc. Identify the set for the word FISH.
(a) EQWPUTA
(b) EQWPVTA
(c) EQWVPTE
(d) EQWVPTA

Q66.In a certai n code TEMPLE is written as METELP.


How is FAITHFUL written in that code?
(a) TIAFLUFH
(b) TAIFULFH
(c) TAFILUFH
(d) TIAFFULH

Q67.Direction:In the following questions a word is


followed by four other words one of which cannot be Q72.Directions: which of the answer fi gures is exactly
formed by using the letter of the given word. Find this
the mirror image of the given figure?
word.
INDUSTRY
(a) TURN
(b) DUST
(c) STORY
(d) TRY

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.
SUPERINTENDENT
(a)INTENSE
(b)NURSE
(c) DENTIST
(d)DOCTOR
(a)[1]
Q69. Direction: Which one set of letters when (b)[2]
sequenti ally placed at the gaps in the given letters series (c)[3]
shall complete . (d)[4]
b_ f_ _ _dfg_
(a) dgggb
(b)dggbg
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Q73.Directions: A piece of paper is folded and cut as
shown below. How will it appear when opened? Select GENERAL AWARENESS
your response from the answer figures. Q76.The childrens population (below 18 years) is as
high as 41% of the total population in India. The
Integrated Child D evelopment Programme does not s eek
to fulfill one of the following for the children:
(a)nutritional food
(b)health care
(c)over-all child development
(d)primary education

Q77.The term abyssal refers to


(a)innermost part of the earth
(b)the deeper parts of the oceans
(c)organisms found in the shallow water zones of the
(a)[1]
seas
(b)[2]
(d)raised parts of the deep sea floor
(c)[3]
(d)[4]
Q78.The features characteristic of Hinduism as we
understand now had developed by the time of the
Q74.Directions: Which answer figure will complete the
(a) Nandas
question figure?
(b)Mauryas
(c)guptas
(d)Satavahanas

Q79.Consider the following statements


1.The state encouraged the territorial spread of
Brahmans and the religious insti tutions because it was
deemed to be an act of merit
2.The state encouraged it because the state society had
to but through the barrier of disparate Social norms if it
were to spread horizontally.
Which of the statements given above is correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(a)[1] (c) Both 1 and 2
(b)[2] (d) Neither 1 nor 2
(c)[3]
(d)[4] Q80.Hashish is obtained from a plant. From which part
of the plant is it obtained ?
Q75.Directions: In which answer figure is the given (a)Leaves
figure embedded? (b)Stem
(c)Exudate from leaves and female inflorescences.
(d)Exudate from stem and male inflorescences.

Q81.Scientific study of birds is known as


(a)Limnology
(b) Herpetology
(c) Malacology
(d) Ornithology

Q82.Which of the following statements is correct?


(a)[1] (a) Mahadeo hills are in the west of Maikala hills.
(b)[2] (b)Mahadeo hills are the part of Karnataka Plateau.
(c)[3] (c)Mahadeo hills are in the east of Chhotahagpur Plateau
(d)[4] (d)Mahadeo hills are the part of Aravalli ranges.

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(a)Japan (b)Incineration
(b) Bhutan (c)Land filling
(c) Indonesia (d)Burning -
(d) Russia
Q93. The chemical used in embalming biological
Q84.Muslim League Was founded in the year materials is
(a)1900 (a) formaldehyde in water
(b)1905 (b) formaldehyde in methanol
(c)1906 (c) ethyleneglycol
(d)1902 (d) gaseous formaldehyde
Q85.The preparation of National Income Estimates is the
responsibility of the Q94. The process of coveri ng water pipes made of Iron
(a)Planning Commission with Zinc layer to prevent corrosion is called :
(b)National Development Council (a) Zinc plating
(c)National Sample Survey Organisation (b) Alloy formation
(d)Central Statistical Organisation (c) Vulcanization
(d) Galvanization
Q86.Cryogenics is a science dealing with
(a)high temperatures Q95.Negative feedback in amplifiers
(b)low temperatures (a)increases bandwidth and decreases noise
(c)friction and wear (b)decreases bandwidth and decreases noise
(d)growth of crystals (c)increases bandwidth and increases noise
(d)decreases bandwidth and increases noise
Q87. A concave lens always forms an image which is
(a)real and erect Q96.Partial hydrogenation of a fat or an oil does which
(b)virtual and erect of the following?
(c)real and inverted (a) Produces fatty acid salts
(d)virtual and inverted (b) Decreases the degree of fatty acid un-saturation
(c) Decreases the melting point
Q88. Which of the following alloy is used In making (d) Increases the number of fatty acid residues present
magnet ?
(a) Duralumin Q97.The IUCN lists the dugong as a species especially
(b) Stainless steel vulnerable to extinction because of:
(c) Elniko 1.Long.life s pan of 70 years or more, and slow rate of
(d)Magnesium reproduction.
2.Hunting
Q89. The important ore of aluminium is 3.Habitat degradation
(a) bauxite 4Fishing related fatalities
(b) cryolite The correct response is:
(c) fluorspar (a) 1 2 3 4
(d) haematite (b)1 only
(c) 1,2,3
Q90.The rate at which scanning is repeated in a CRT is (d)2,3,4
called :
(a) refresh rate Q98.Put the following in a chronological order
(b) resolution 1.formation of an interim government
(c) pitch 2.the arrival of the Cabinet Mission
(d) bandwidth 3.the launch of Direct Action by Muslim League
4.Jinnahs wrecking of the Simla Conference
Q91.If the radius of blood vessels of a person decreases (a)4, 2, 3, 1
his/her blood pressure will (b)2, 4, 3, 1
(a) increase (c)1,2, 2, 4
(b) decrease (d)4, 2, 1,3
(c)remain unaffected
(d)increase for males and decrease for females Q99.The last two years of British rule were marked by
several movements. Mark the odd one out.
Q92.The best method of disposal of garbage is (a)Punnapra Vayalar in Travancore
(a)Vermiculture (b)Tebhaga in Bengal
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(c)telengana Movement in Hyderabad
(d)Eka movement in Avadh

Q100.One of the following is not the function of the


municipalities under 74th Amendment
(a)Construction of buildings
(b)Economic and social planning
(c)Water supply
(d)Fisheries

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

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