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MOCK TEST SSC CGL 2020

Updated on 15 February 2020
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Updated on 15 February 2020

M.M. – 100


Time – 1Hours


English


Directions :- In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.


Ques. 1- JETTISON

a.accept

b.reward

c.preserve

d.consent


Ques. 2- AMELIORATE

a.improve

b.depend

c.soften

d.worsen


Ques. 3- GROTESQUE

a.natural

b.odd

c.whimsical

d.sinful


Ques. 4- DEVIOUS

a.straight

b.obvious

c.simple

d.superficial


Ques. 5- EVANESCENT

a.imminent

b.permanent

c.pervasive

d.immanent


Directions :- In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one

which best expresses the meaning of the given word.


Ques. 6- DEBACLE

a.decline

b.downfall

c.discomfiture

d.degeneration


Ques. 7- OSTRACISE

a.banish

b.belittle

c.beguile

d.besiege


Ques. 8- PROPHYLACTIC

a.antagonistic

b.toxic

c.preventive

d.purgative


Ques. 9- CODDLE

a.huddle

b.satisfy

c.protect

d.cheat


Ques. 10- FLIMSY

a.funny

b.irrational

c.weak

d.partisan


Directions :- In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (a), (b) and (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (d).


Ques. 11- To get into the building I’ll disguise as a reporter.

a.disguise to be

b.disguise as one

c.disguise myself

d.No improvement


Ques. 12- He denied that he had not forged my signature.

a.would not forge

b.had forged

c.did not forge

d.No improvement


Ques. 13- If I had played well, I would have won the match.

a.I played well

b.I play well

c.I am playing will

d.No improvement


Ques. 14- Since he records are missing, the possibility of paying more than one compensation for the same piece of land cannot be ruled aside.

a.out

b.off

c.away

d.No improvement


Ques. 15- A callous system generates nothing but a misanthrope.

a.develops

b.induces

c.produces

d.No improvement


Direction :- In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.


Ques. 16- One who hides away on a ship to obtain a free passage

a.compositor

b.Stoker

c.Stowaway

d.Shipwright


Ques. 17- Clues available at a scene

a.circumstantial

b.derivative

c.inferential

d.suggestive


Ques. 18- An unexpected piece of good fortune

a.windfall

b.philanthropy

c.benevolence

d.turnstile


Ques. 19- An emolument over and above fixed income or salary

a.Honorarium

b.Sinecure

c.Perquisite

d.Prerogative


Direction : -In the following passage some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given.


Passage


Science means knowledge, but not all knowledge is science. I know form my own eyesight that our dog chippy like papaya; I know from a book that akbar was the ……20……. Of Babar, and …….21……. in 1605. And I know ……22….. the radio that India did not do well in the …….23…….. Test matches. We can call these ………..24……. of knowledge ……..25…… but they are not science.


Ques. 20-

a.Grandson

b.Grandfather

c.Grand nephew

d.Son


Ques. 21-

a.Gone

b.Died

c.Disappeared

d.Absented


Ques. 22-

a.On

b.In

c.Since

d.From


Ques. 23-

a.Old

b.Ordinary

c.Latest

d.Outdated


Ques. 24-

a.Pieces

b.Peace

c.Whole

d.Block


Ques. 25-

a.Lies

b.Charges

c.Facts

d.Blame


GS


Ques. 26- Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi won two doubles. Grand Slams in 1999. Which were they?

a.Australian Open and French Open

b.French Open and Wimbledon

c.Wimbledon and Australian Open

d.U.S. Open and French Open


Ques. 27- Who created a world record for the maximum number of dismissals in Test Cricket as a Wicket Keeper?

a.Alan Knott

b.Rodney Marsh

c.Ian Healy

d.Moin Khan


Ques. 28- Who invented opticalfibre?

a.Samuel Cohen

b.NarinderKapany

c.Percy L. Spencer

d.T.H. Maimah


Ques. 29- Who amongst the following is renowned in the field of painting?

a.Parveen Sultana

b.Prof. T.N. Krishnan

c.Ram Kinkar

d.Raja Ravi Varma


Ques. 30- Who amidst the following won the Nobel Prize in Science in two different disciplines?

a.Russell Hulse

b.David Lee

c.Madam Curie

d.Paul Boyer


Ques. 31- Who is the author of “The Company of Woman” ?

a.John Gray

b.David Baldacci

c.Dick Francis

d.Khushwant Singh


Ques. 32- In the 13thLokSabha elections in which of the following states did the ruling alliance won all the seats?

a.Andhra Pradesh

b.Orissa

c.Haryana

d.Gujarat


Ques. 33- Who represented India in the Second Round Table Conference?

a.ArunaAsaf Ali

b.SuchetaKripalani

c.Sarojini Naidu

d.Kalpana Joshi


Ques. 34- The rulers of which dynasty started the practice of granting tax-free villages to Brahmanas and Buddhist Monks?

a.Satavahanas

b.Mauryas

c.Guptas

d.Cholas


Ques. 35- The Bandung Conference was a major milestone in the history of:

a.The Non-aligned movement

b.Indo-Chinese relationship

c.U.S. Vietnam War

d.Creation of ASEAN


Ques. 36- The most important text of vedic mathematics is:

a.Satapatha Brahman

b.Atharva Veda

c.Sulva Sutras

d.Chhandogya Upanishad


Ques. 37- Which of the following Indian States is broadly as large as the European nation-Austria?

a.Kerala

b.West Bengal

c.Orissa

d.Karnataka


Ques. 38- Which of the following districts is on the international border of India?

a.Sirsa

b.Anantnag

c.Karimganj

d.Purulia


Ques. 39- The deposits of the ancient Tethys Sea were folded to form the:

a.Himalayas

b.Rockies

c.Andes

d.Alpa


Ques. 40- The largest irrigation canal in India is called the:

a.Yamuna canal

b.Sirhand canal

c.Indira Gandhi canal

d.Upper Bari Doab canal


Ques. 41- Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to:

a.rotation of earth

b.revolution of earth

c.gravitational pull

d.uneven heating of earth


Ques. 42- Pruning is an essential part in cultivation of:

a.Rubber

b.Tabacco

c.Coffee

d.Tea


Ques. 43- Operating surplus arises in the

a.Government sector

b.Production for self-consumption

c.Subsistence farming

d.Enterprise sector


Ques. 44- The most important of the non-tariff trade barriers are:

a.Quotas

b.health regulations

c.Pollution standards

d.Labelling and packaging regulations


Ques. 45- The maximum area under crops in India is used for the cultivations of:

a.Wheat

b.Rice

c.Sugarcane

d.cotton


Ques. 46- Investment is equal to:

a.gross total o all type of physical capital assets

b.gross total of all capital assets minus wear and tear

c.stock of plants, machines and equipment’s

d.None of the above


Ques. 47- The Tarapore Committee recommended that before capital account was made convertible the rate of inflation should be brought down for three years to within:

a.3.5%

b.0.3%

c.4.6%

d.5.7%


Ques. 48- Who among the following are not appointed by the President of India?

a.Governors of States

b.Chief Justice and Judges of High Court

c.Vice-President

d.Chief Justice and Judges of Supreme Court


Ques. 49- What is the period within which a proclamation of national emergency made by the President is to be placed before each house of the Parliament for approval?

a.within one month

b.within two months

c.within four months

d.within six months


Ques. 50- What was the exact constitutional position of the Indian Republic when the Constitution was brought into force with effect from 26th January, 1950?

a.A Democratic Republic

b.A Sovereign Democratic Republic

c.A Sovereign Secular Democratic Republic

d.A Sovereign Secular Socialist Democratic Republic


Maths


Ques. 51- The H.C.F. of two numbers is 8. Which one of the following can never be their L.C.M. ?

a.24

b.48

c.56

a.d.60


Ques. 52- If the sum of two numbers is 22 and the sum of their squares is 404, then the product of the numbers is :

a.40

b.44

c.80

d.88


Ques. 53- The sum of first 20 odd natural numbers is equal to :

a.210

b.300

c.400

d.420


Ques. 54- (6.5 x 6.5 – 45.5 + 3.5 x 3.5)

a.10

b.9

c.7

d.6


Ques. 55- What number should be subtracted from both terms of the ratio 15 : 19 in order to make it 3 : 4 ?

a.9

b.6

c.5

d.3


Ques. 56- If p : q = r : s = t : u = 2 : 3, then (mp + nr + ot) : (mq + ns + ou) is equal to :

a.1 : 3

b.1 : 2

c.2 : 3

d.3 : 2


Ques. 57- If a : b = c : d = e : f = 1 : 2, then (pa + qc + re) : (pb + qd + rf) is equal to:

a.p : (q + r)

b.(p+ q) : r

c.2 : 3

d.1 : 2


Ques. 58- If 10% of m is the same as 20% of n, then m : n is equal to:

a.2 : 1

b.1 : 2

c.1 : 10

d.1 : 20


Ques. 59- How many sides does a regular polygon have whose interior and exterior angles are in the ratio 2 : 1 ?

a.3

b.5

c.6

d.12


Ques. 60- The area (in sq. cm.) of the largest circle that can be drawn inside a square of side 28 cm. is:

a.17248

b.784

c.8624

d.616


Ques. 61- A starts business with Rs. 3500/- and after 5 months, B joins with A as his partner, after a year, the profit is divided in the ration 2 : 3. What is B’s contribution in the capital?

a.Rs. 8000/-

b.Rs. 8500/-

c.Rs. 9000/-

d.Rs. 7500/-


Ques. 62- A, B and C rent a pasture, A puts in10 oxen for 7 months, B 12 oxen for 5 months and C 15 oxen for 3 months for grazing. If the rent of the pasture is Rs. 175/-, how much must C pay as his share of rent?

a.Rs. 45/-

b.Rs. 50/-

c.Rs. 55/-

d.Rs. 60/-


Ques. 63- A reduction of 20% in the price of oranges enables a man to buy 5 oranges more for Rs. 10/-. The price of an orange before reduction was:

a.20 paise

b.40 paise

c.50 paise

d.60 paise


Ques. 64- In an examination, a student who gets 20% of the maximum marks fails by 5 marks, Another student who scores 30% of the maximum marks gets 20 marks more than the pass marks. The necessary percentage required for passing is:

a.32%

b.23%

c.22%

d.20%


Ques. 65- When 60 is subtracted from 60% of a number, the result is 60. The number is:

a.120

b.150

c.180

d.200


Ques. 66- On simplification 3034 – (1002 ÷ 20.04) is equal to

a.3029

b.2984

c.2993

d.2543


Ques. 67- Find the missing number of the sequence:

“3, 14, 25, 36, 47, ?”

a.1114

b.1111

c.1113

d.None of these


Ques. 68- The sum (101 + 102 + 103 + …… + 200) is equal to :

a.15000

b.15025

c.15050

d.25000


Ques. 69- The sum of all natural numbers from 75 to 97 is:

a.1598

b.1798

c.1958

d.1978


Ques. 70- The fourth proportional to 0.12, 0.21, 8 is:

a.8.9

b.56

c.14

d.17


Ques. 71- If 3 men or 6 women can do a piece of work in 16 days, in how many days can 12 men and 8 women do the same piece of work?

a.4 days

b.5 days

c.3 days

d.2 days


Ques. 72- On what sum does the difference between the compound interest and the simple interest for 3 years at 10% is Rs. 31?

a.Rs. 1500

b.Rs. 1200

c.Rs. 1100

d.Rs. 1000


Ques. 73- A builder borrows RS. 2550 to be paid back with compound interest at the rate of 4% per annum by the end of 2 years in two equal yearly installments. How much will each installment be?

a.Rs. 1352

b.Rs 1377

c.Rs. 1275

d.Rs. 1283


Ques. 74- At what percent per annum will Rs. 3000/- amount to Rs. 3993/- in 3 years if the interest is compounded annually?

a.9%

b.10%

c.11%

d.13%


Ques. 75- The digit in the unit’s place in the square-root of 15876 is:

a.8

b.6

c.4

d.2


Reasoning


Directions :- In the following questions a word is followed by 4 other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.


Ques. 76- PROSPECTIVE

a.Peptic

b.Pepper

c.Vector

d.Reset


Ques. 77- APPROXIMATELY

a.Apex

b.Apprise

c.Approximate

d.April


Ques. 78- Amit travelled 15 kms. Eastward, then turned left and travelled 5 kms, then turned left and travelled 15 kms. How far was Amit from the starting point?

a.30 kms.

b.35 kms.

c.15 kms.

d.5 kms.


Ques. 79- At 12.30 the hour hand of a clock faces North and the minute hand faces South. At 2.45 the minute hand will by in which direction?

a.North-West

b.West

c.South-East

d.East


Ques. 80- A is older than B but younger than C, D is younger than E but older than A, If C is younger than D, who is the oldest of all?

a.A

b.C

c.D

d.E


Ques. 81- A is B’s brother. C is D’s father. E is B’s mother. A and D are brothers. How is E related to C?

a.Sister

b.Sister-in-law

c.Niece

d.Wife


Directions :- Form the given alternatives, find the word which cannot be formed from the letters used in the given word.


Ques. 82- INFRASTRUCTURE

a.Nature

b.Charter

c.Fracture

d.Restrain


Ques. 83- If ‘A’ = 26, SUN = 27, then CAT = ?

a.24

b.57

c.58

d.27


Ques. 84- If in a code language “ORGANISATION” is written as “CBDWLQJWYQCL” and “OPERA-TION” is written as “CXFBWYQCL”, how is “SEPARATION” coded?

a.EJXEBEYQCL

b.JFQYWBCXQL

c.JFXWBWYQCL

d.QCLYWBFXJE


Ques. 85- If ‘+’ means ‘-‘, ‘-‘ means ‘x’, ‘x’ means ‘÷’ and ‘÷’ means ‘+’ then

2 ÷ 6 x 6 ÷ 2 = ?

a.1

b.0

c.10

d.5


Directions :- Some equations are solvedthe basis of a certain system. On the same basis find out the correct answer from amongst the four alternatives for the unsolved equation in each question.


Ques. 86- a = 11 (242) 121:B = 14 (392) 196:C = 13 (?) 169

a.182

b.338

c.2197

d.28224


Ques. 87- 323 x 41 = 14323, 137 x 72 = 27731, 48 x 87 = 7884, 34 x 75 = ?

a.2550

b.5743

c.7534

d.4357


Ques. 88- Mamta walks 14 meters towards west, then turns to her right and walks 14 meters and then turns to her left and walks 10 meters. Again turning to her left she walks 14 meters. What is the shortest distance (in meters )between her starting point and her present position?

a.38 m

b.28 m

c.24 m

d.10 m


Directions :- In these questions a statement / statements is / are given followed by four alternative inferences. Select the one which is most appropriate.


Ques. 89- If the number of vehicles moving in a city in 1992 is 2.3 lakhs, in 1993 is 2.41 lakhs, in 1994 is 2.25 lakhs, in 1995 is 2.36 lakhs and in 1996 is 2.29 lakhs, what could be your conclusion?

a.Movement of vehicles in that city is steady

b.Movement of vehicles is increasing

c.The change in number of vehicles is wave like

d.Movement of vehicles is decreasing


Ques. 90- (A) When the prices of petrol goes up the sale of four wheelers is reduced.

(B)The sale of cars has gone up.

a.The petrol prices have come down.

b.The petrol prices have gone up.

c.Cars are not four wheelers.

d.People have money to buy cars.


Direction :- Find the related word/letters/number to complete the analogy.


Ques. 91- Detective : Informer : : Reporter : ?

a.Source

b.Editorial

c.News

d.Essay


Ques. 92- Genuine : Authentic : : Mirage : ?

a.Illusion

b.Image

c.Hideout

d.Reflection


Ques. 93- Thunder : Rain : : ? : Night

a.Day

b.Dusk

c.Dark

d.Evening


Direction :- Find the related word/letters/number to complete the analogy.


Ques. 94- 18 : 30 : : 36 : ?

a.64

b.66

c.54

d.62


Ques. 95- 0.16 : 0.0016 : : 1.02 : ?

a.10.20

b.0.102

c.0.0102

d.1.020


Ques. 96- ACEG : NPRT : : ADGJ : ?

a.NRTX

b.ORVX

c.NQSU

d.NQTW


Ques. 97- FHEG : JLIK : : PROQ : ?

a.TVSU

b.VTUS

c.TVUS

d.SUVT


Direction :- Find the odd one out from the given alternatives.


Ques. 98-

a.node

b.abode

c.shy

d.across


Ques. 99-

a.Microbe

b.Microfilm

c.Microphone

d.Microscope


Ques. 100-

a.Sociologist

b.Economist

c.Neurologist

d.Educationist


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