SSC CHSL 2018 Mock Test Paper

SSC CHSL 2018 Mock Test Paper

ID : 1 – Choose the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Seismology : Earthquake :: Hydrology : ?

Options:
1) Child

2) Water

3) Medicine

4) Disease

Correct Answer: Water

QID : 2 – Choose the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

DR:SE :: NC: ?

Options:
1) PF

2) DO

3) OD

4) PE

Correct Answer: DO

QID : 3 – Choose the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

KD:PW :: RN: ?

Options:
1) IM

2) MI

3) WM

4) ME

Correct Answer: IM

QID : 4 – Choose the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

37: 10 :: 65: ?

Options:
1) 11

2) 15

3) 16

4) 14

Correct Answer: 11

QID : 5 – Choose the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

Options:
1) Quit India Movement

2) Non-Cooperation Movement

3) Salt Satyagraha Movement

4) Bardoli Satyagraha Movement

Correct Answer: Bardoli Satyagraha Movement

QID : 6 – Choose the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

Options:
1) PR

2) LN

3) YW

4) AC

Correct Answer: YW

QID : 7 – Choose the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

Options:
1) 235

2) 678

3) 347

4) 268

Correct Answer: 678

QID : 8 – Choose the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

Options:
1) 48

2) 180

3) 18

4) 150

Correct Answer: 150

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

?, Vice President, Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister

Options:
1) Chief Minister

2) Governor

3) Defense Minister

4) President

Correct Answer: President

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

JI, LK, NM, ?

Options:
1) ST

2) OP

3) QR

4) PO

Correct Answer: PO

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

Gw, Jt, Np, ?

Options:
1) SK

2) Sk

3) Rk

4) Rl

Correct Answer: Sk

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

17, 27, 42, 62,?

Options:
1) 82

2) 87

3) 81

4) 84

Correct Answer: 87

QID : 13 – In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

Statement:
(I) Many rituals, if incorporated in daily routine can make positive changes in one’s life.
(II) Bending forward in mosque or prostrating before God are great exercises as these involve backstretch, squat, bend and rise again.

Conclusions:
(I) Religion offers great scope for exercise.
(II) If only these religious rituals are practiced daily, they can make positive changes in health of an individual.

Options:
1) Only conclusion II follows

2) Conclusion I and II both follow

3) Neither I nor II follow

4) Only conclusion I follows

Correct Answer: Conclusion I and II both follow

QID : 14 – If the 14th September of an year is a Tuesday, then which day of the week will the 17th October of the same year be?

Options:
1) Thursday

2) Saturday

3) Sunday

4) Monday

Correct Answer: Sunday

QID : 15 – Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

i. Heredity
ii. Hesitate
iii. Heavy
iv. Herald

Options:
1) iii, iv, i, ii
2) i, iv, iii, ii
3) ii, iii, i, iv
4) iv, iii, ii, i

Correct Answer: iii, iv, i, ii

QID : 16 – In a certain code language,”MASTER” is written as “RETSAM”. How is “LITERACY” written in that code language?

Options:
1) ETICRACY

2) YCARETIL

3) YARCETIC

4) ETICYACR

Correct Answer: YCARETIL

QID : 17 

Options:
1) Q

2) R

3) S

4) T

Correct Answer: R

QID : 18 – If “A” denotes “added to”, “B” denotes “divided by”, “C” denotes “multiplied by” and “D” denotes “subtracted from”, then

76 B 19 C 7 A 3 D 25=?

Options:
1) 4

2) 3

3) 5

4) 6

Correct Answer: 6

QID : 19 – In the following question, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

M_N_M_MR_R_N

Options:
1) RMRMN

2) RRNNM

3) RNRNM

4) MMRRN

Correct Answer: RRNNM

QID : 20 – Starting from his house, Manish moves 25 km towards south-east and then turns to the west and covers another 7 km. How far (in kilometres) is he now from his house?

Options:
1) 21

2) 23

3) 24

4) 28

Correct Answer: 24

QID : 21 

Options:
1) 76, 43, 59, 21

2) 95, 23, 79, 10

3) 99, 01, 57, 30

4) 69, 12, 65, 20

Correct Answer: 69, 12, 65, 20

QID : 22 – Anjali’s brother, Shyam, is the grandfather of Rajendra’s son. How is Shyam related to Rajendra?

Options:
1) Brother

2) Son

3) Father

4) Maternal Uncle

Correct Answer: Father

QID : 23 

Options:
1)

2)

3)

4)

Correct Answer: 2

QID : 24 – Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes.

Husband, Wife, Son

Options:
1)

2)

3)

4)

Correct Answer: 4

QID : 25 

Options:
1)

2)

3)

4)

Correct Answer: 2

QID : 26 – The largest estuarine mangrove forest in the world is at?

Options:
1) Sundarbans National Park

2) Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks

3) Keoladeo National Park

4) Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

Correct Answer: Sundarbans National Park

QID : 27 – Amartya Sen won Nobel Prize for?

Options:
1) Literature

2) Physics

3) Peace

4) Economic Sciences

Correct Answer: Economic Sciences

QID : 28 – The amount of blood filtered together by both the kidneys in a 70 kg adult male human in a minute is

Options:
1) 1100 ml

2) 100 ml

3) 1500 ml

4) 500 ml

Correct Answer: 1100 ml

QID : 29 – Which feature of a plant helps to distinguish a monocot from a dicot?

Options:
1) pollination

2) venation

3) vernation

4) aestivation

Correct Answer: venation

QID : 30 – The Mutation Theory was proposed by _____ .

Options:
1) Charles Lyell

2) William Smith

3) Hugo De Vries

4) Harrison Schmitt

Correct Answer: Hugo De Vries

QID : 31 – Which of the following elements has the lowest melting point?

Options:
1) Helium

2) Potassium

3) Tungsten

4) Sulphur

Correct Answer: Helium

QID : 32 – Atomic number of which of the following elements is greater than that of Phosphorus?

Options:
1) Aluminium

2) Silicon

3) Chlorine

4) Magnesium

Correct Answer: Chlorine

QID : 33 – The designers of the Internet Protocol defined an IP address as a ____-bit number.

Options:
1) 8

2) 16

3) 32

4) 64

Correct Answer: 32

QID : 34 – Which of the following is a wind based Indian musical instrument?

Options:
1) Taus

2) Swarmandal

3) Samvadini

4) Rabab

Correct Answer: Samvadini

QID : 35 – Calculate the economic profit for a firm if its total revenues are Rs 180 crores, explicit costs are Rs 95 crores, and implicit costs are Rs 25 crores.

Options:
1) Rs 110 crores

2) Rs 300 crores

3) Rs 60 crores

4) Rs 250 crores

Correct Answer: Rs 60 crores

QID : 36 – Insure payment of minimum wages for tea leave pickers

Options:
1) will improve quality of tea.

2) will reduce unemployment of tea leave pickers.

3) decreases unemployment.

4) will increase picking cost for all tea companies.

Correct Answer: will increase picking cost for all tea companies.

QID : 37 – Which type of pathogen causes the water-borne disease Hepatitis-A?

Options:
1) Parasitic

2) Viral

3) Protozoan

4) Bacterial

Correct Answer: Viral

QID : 38 – _________ is a natural electrical phenomenon characterized by the appearance of streamers of reddish or greenish light in the sky, especially near the northern or southern magnetic pole.

Options:
1) Acaulis

2) Alatus

3) Albopictus

4) Aurora

Correct Answer: Aurora

QID : 39 – Sabrimala is a Hindu pilgrimage centre located in which Tiger Reserve area?

Options:
1) Bandipur

2) Kanha

3) Periyar

4) Panna

Correct Answer: Periyar

QID : 40 – Earth’s crust mainly contains ______.

Options:
1) bauxite

2) manganese

3) silica

4) iron

Correct Answer: silica

QID : 41 – Seoul is the Capital City of _____ .

Options:
1) United Arab Emirates

2) Netherlands

3) South Korea

4) Italy

Correct Answer: South Korea

QID : 42 – Indus Valley Civilization was a __________ age civilization.

Options:
1) Silver

2) Tin

3) Gold

4) Bronze

Correct Answer: Bronze

QID : 43 – To whom did Akbar gave the title Mian?

Options:
1) Raja Todar Mal

2) Man Singh I

3) Birbal

4) Tansen

Correct Answer: Tansen

QID : 44 – Who Invented Laser?

Options:
1) William Friese-Greene

2) Arthur Fry

3) Gordon Gould

4) Otto von Guericke

Correct Answer: Gordon Gould

QID : 45 – What is the SI unit of Torque?

Options:
1) newton/meter

2) newton meter

3) newton second

4) newton/meter squared

Correct Answer: newton meter

QID : 46 – What is the unit of the physical quantity, Illuminance?

Options:
1) siemens

2) tesla

3) lux

4) weber

Correct Answer: lux

QID : 47 – Article 21 of the Indian Constitution “Protection of life and personal liberty” deals with?

Options:
1) the Union Government

2) the fundamental rights of the Indian Citizen

3) the State Government

4) the directive principles of state policy

Correct Answer: the fundamental rights of the Indian Citizen

QID : 48 – Article 211 of the Indian Constitution “Restriction on discussion in the Legislature” deals with?

Options:
1) the directive principles of state policy

2) the Union Government

3) the fundamental rights of the Indian Citizen

4) the State Government

Correct Answer: the State Government

QID : 49 – The colour of Australian cricket team’s cap is

Options:
1) Green

2) Blue

3) Red

4) Yellow

Correct Answer: Green

QID : 50 – Who is the author of “The Secret Of The Nagas (Shiva Trilogy-2)”?

Options:
1) Amish Tripathi

2) Durjoy Datta

3) Keshav Aneel

4) Savi Sharma

Correct Answer: Amish Tripathi

QID : 51 – A student multiplied a number  by 6/7 instead of 7/6. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

Options:

1) 36.11  percent

2) 26.53  percent

3) 13.27  percent

4) 18.06  percent

Correct Answer: 26.53  percent

QID : 52 – If 3x + 4(1-x) > 5x -2 > 3x – 4; then the value of x is

Options:

1) 2

2) -2

3) 0

4) -3

Correct Answer: 0

QID : 53 – If cos 135° = x, then the value of x is

Options:

1) -1/√2

2) -√3/2

3) -1/2

4) 2

Correct Answer: -1/√2

QID : 54 – A tent is to be built in the form of a cylinder of radius 7 m surmounted by a cone  of the same radius. If the height of the cylindrical part is 8 m and slant height of the conical  part is 12 m, how much  canvas will be

required to build the tent?  Allow 20% extra canvas for folding and stitching. (Take π = 22/7)

Options:

1) 1478.4 sq mts

2) 2217.6 sq mts

3) 369.6  sq mts

4) 739.2  sq mts

Correct Answer: 739.2  sq mts

QID : 55 – If 2 shirts are offered free on purchase of 3 shirts priced Rs 600 each, then what will be the effective discount on each shirt?

Options:

1) 30 percent

2) 66.67  percent

3) 40 percent

4) 25 percent

Correct Answer: 40 percent

QID : 56 – A rice trader buys 12 quintals of rice for Rs

1,870. 15% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 20% profit?

Options:

1) Rs 110.3  per quintal

2) Rs 187 per quintal

3) Rs 220 per quintal

4) Rs 224 per quintal

Correct Answer: Rs 220 per quintal

QID : 57 – By increasing the price of entry ticket to a fair in the ratio 13:16, the number  of visitors to the fair has decreased in the ratio 11:9. In what ratio has the total collection increased or decreased?

Options:

1) decreased in the ratio 144:143

2) increased in the ratio 117:176

3) increased in the ratio 143:144

4) decreased in the ratio 176:117

Correct Answer: increased in the ratio 143:144

QID : 58 – Simplify 486b3x2a4z3/27a3b2z

Options:

1) 18bx2az2

2) 18bx2a2z

3) 36ba2z

4) 36bxa2z

Correct Answer: 18bx2az2

QID : 59 – Reflection of the point (4,-5) in the y-axis is

Options:

1) (4,5)

2) (-4,-5)

3) (4,-5)

4) (-4,5)

Correct Answer: (-4,-5)

QID : 60 – What is the value of 5/9 + 7/8?

Options:

1)103/72

2)97/42

3)12/17

4)15/13

Correct Answer: 103/72

QID : 61 – If √(1 – sin2A) = x, then the value of x is

Options:

1) tanA

2) cosA

3) cosecA

4) secA

Correct Answer: cosA

QID : 62 – What is the equation of the line whose y- intercept is -3 and makes an angle  of 45° with the positive x-axis?

Options:

1) x – y = -3

2) x + y = 3

3) x – y = 3

4) x + y = -3

Correct Answer: x – y = 3

QID : 63 – To travel 672 km, an Express train takes 14 hours more  than  Rajdhani.  If however, the speed of the Express train is doubled, it takes 8 hours less than  Rajdhani.  The speed of Rajdhani  is

Options:

1) 30.5 km/hr

2) 14.3 km/hr

3) 38.7 km/hr

4) 22.4 km/hr

Correct Answer: 22.4 km/hr

QID : 64 – Among three numbers, the first is twice the second and thrice the third, If the average of three numbers is 517, then what is the difference between the first and the third number?

Options:

1) 564

2) 759

3) 485

4) 799

Correct Answer: 564

QID : 65 – If the amount received at the end of 2nd and 3rd year at Compound Interest on a certain Principal  is Rs

Options:

1) 4 percent

2) 8 percent

3) 16 percent

4) 13 percent

Correct Answer: 8 percent

QID : 66 – What is the value of sinAtanA/(1 – cosA)?

Options:

1) 1 – secA

2) 1 + secA

3) 1 + cotA

4) 1 – cotA

Correct Answer: 1 + secA

QID : 67 – If x + y = 12 and x2 + y2 = 94, then xy is

Options:

1) 25

2) 50

3) 144

4) 238

Correct Answer: 25

QID : 68 – The measures of the four angles of a quadrilateral are in the ratio 1:2:4:5. What is the measure of the biggest angle?

Options:

1) 120°

2) 30°

3) 60°

4) 150°

Correct Answer: 150°

QID : 69 – In which of the following quadrilaterals opposite angles are supplementary?

Options:

1) Rhombus

2) Parallelogram

3) Trapezium

4) Cyclic quadrilateral

Correct Answer: Cyclic quadrilateral

QID : 70 – Mahanath works 2 times as fast as Sahay.  If Sahay  can complete a job alone in 21 days, then in how many days can they together finish the job?

Options:

1) 7 days

2) 6 days

3) 5 days

4) 2 days

Correct Answer: 7 days

QID : 71 – The sum of the digits of a 2-digit number  is 11. If we add 45 to the number, the new number  obtained is a number  formed by interchange of the digits. What is the number?

Options:

1) 83

2) 38

3) 64

4) 46

Correct Answer: 38

QID : 72 

Options:

1) 28.57

2) 16.22

3) 42.86

4) 75

Correct Answer: 42.86

QID : 73 

Options:

1) 970

2) 890

3) 4630

4) 1080

Correct Answer: 890

QID : 74 

Options:

1) 960 calories

2) 1010 calories

3) 910 calories

4) 860 calories

Correct Answer: 960 calories

QID : 75 

Options:

1) 14.07 percent

2) 21.32 percent

3) 28.57 percent

4) 35.82 percent

Correct Answer: 28.57 percent

QID : 76 – Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) isommetry
2) artfully
3) mudling
4) carkasses

Correct Answer: artfully

QID : 77 – Select the antonym of
privy

Options:
1) ulterior
2) obscure
3) covert
4) public

Correct Answer: public

QID : 78 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
It is essential (thorough cleaning) the mixer after each batch.

Options:
1) to clean thoroughly
2) to through clean
3) to cleaning thoroughly
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: to clean thoroughly

QID : 79 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

“You can do this job” said Nikki to Jyoti

Options:
1) Nikki told Jyoti she could do that job.
2) Nikki told Jyoti she could do this job.
3) Nikki told Jyoti that she could do that job.
4) Nikki told Jyoti that, that she could do this job.

Correct Answer: Nikki told Jyoti that she could do that job.

QID : 80 – 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’.
The kitten sat up(A)/the glass roof, and yawned(B)/and blinked its round eyes.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1A
2B
3C
4D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 81 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
to bend over backwards

Options:
1) to accommodate every unreasonable request usually without getting anything back
2) stepping away from an unpleasant situation
3) to make every effort to achieve something, especially to be fair or helpful
4) submitting onerself completely to a higher authority

Correct Answer: to make every effort to achieve something, especially to be fair or helpful

QID : 82 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

The office boy vacuums and dusts the office every morning.

Options:
1) Every morning the office was vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.
2) Every morning the office had been vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.
3) Every morning the office is vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.
4) Every morning the office has been vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.

Correct Answer: Every morning the office is vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.

QID : 83 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
feeling or showing deep and solemn respect.

Options:
1) pious
2) reverent
3) humble
4) devout

Correct Answer: reverent

QID : 84 – 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.

I have been paying taxes for the past five years yet I do not have the __________ to vote as I am not a citizen.

Options:
1) authority
2) responsibility
3) right
4) claim

Correct Answer: right

QID : 85 – Select the antonym of
to chuckle

Options:
1) to snicker
2) to guffaw
3) to lament
4) to chortle

Correct Answer: to lament

QID : 86 – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To declare invalid an official agreement, decision, or result.

Options:
1) to annul
2) to negate
3) to efface
4) to undo

Correct Answer: to annu

QID : 87 – Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

This may sound like
P-the actual problem
Q-at the scale of
R-a lot, until one looks

Options:
1) QRP
2) RQP
3) PRQ
4) PQR

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 88 – 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’. Which part of the sentence has an error?

Ajay glanced up(A)/at her laughing(B)/and watched her intently.(C)No error(D)

Options:
1A
2B
3C
4D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 89 – 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.

I didn’t know he had such an _____________ collection of books.

Options:
1) sweeping
2) major
3) elaborate
4) extensive

Correct Answer: extensive

QID : 90 – Select the synonym of

caricature

Options:
1) adulation
2) eulogy
3) cartoon
4) hokum

Correct Answer: cartoon

QID : 91 – 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.

I didn’t know he had such an _____________ collection of books.

Options:
1) life is always choosing between two options
2) challenges are hidden opportunities
3) escaping one difficulty but falling into another
4) faced with two equally undesirable alternatives

Correct Answer: faced with two equally undesirable alternatives

QID : 92 – Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) gondolas
2) snubing
3) smalters
4) stradle

Correct Answer: gondolas

QID : 93 – Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Ravi (hadn’t ought to) have done that to Shaina.

Options:
1) ought not
2) ought not to
3) have not ought to
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: ought not to

QID : 94 – Select the synonym of
to predispose

Options:
1) to assail
2) to thwart
3) to defy
4) to incline

Correct Answer: to incline

QID : 95 – Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

He must actually announce
P-how he intends to bring
Q-the businessman to book
R-a plan of action detailing

Options:
1) RPQ
2) RQP
3) PQR
4) QPR

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 96 – In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty.

Options:
1) is
2) have been
3) had been
4) are

Correct Answer: are

QID : 97 – In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties.

Options:
1) bones
2) muscles
3) teeth
4) nails

Correct Answer: bones

QID : 98 – In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

______ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses

Options:
1) mandated
2) voluntary
3) charged
4) summoned

Correct Answer: mandated

QID : 99 – In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

including ________________ the lecturer herself.

Options:
1) for
2) of
3) with
4) about

Correct Answer: of

QID : 100 – In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

Options:
1) pored over
2) scrutinised
3) scanned
4) perused

Correct Answer: scrutinised

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