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SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I 1st shift is over. These questions are based on the type of questions asked in the 1st shift of the exam. Candidates having CGL Exam in other shifts can go through these questions and can expect these questions to be asked in upcoming shifts as well.

### General Awareness Questions asked in SSC CGL Tier-I 2017

**1. SI unit of work?**

**Ans.**joule

**2.Which is Cation?**

**Ans. **Positively Charge Ion

**3. Dynasty came after Tugalak? **

**Ans. **Sayed Dynasty

**4. Rusting is ______ process **

**Ans.**oxidation

**5. SI unit of force?**

**Ans.**newton

**6. How many members are nominated by President in Lok Shabha?**

**Ans.**2

**7.Minimum Age of vice President for Selection? **

**Ans.**35

**8.One question was asked related to name of the famous Book. **

**9.One question related to Awards?**

**10. Match the following artists with music instrument **

**Flute-**Hari Prasad Chaurasia

**11.Who was the Winner of 2016 Man Booker Prize?**

**Ans.**Sellout

**12. Who received polly umrigar Award in 2011-12?**

**Ans.**Virat Kohli

**13. Recently USA made which country as Major defence Partner?**

**Ans.**India

**14.2016 EKUVERIN” the joint military exercise has started between India and which country?**

**Ans.**Maldives

**15.What is quo warranto?**

**Ans.. **Quo warranto is used to test a person’s legal right to hold an office, not to evaluate the person’s performance in the office

**16. Son of Chandragupta Maurya ? **

**Ans.**Bindusar

**17.Which of the following does not form smoke? **

**18. Movement along supply curve?**

**19. Where is the temple of Patal Bhairav Temple?**

**Ans.**Ujjain

**20.which commission is replaced Niti Ayog ?**

**Ans.**Planning Commission

**21.The rate at which Reserve Bank of India borrows money from commercial banks within the country. It is called?**

**Ans.**Reverse Repo rate

**22.Who was the Inventor of Laser Printer?**

**Ans.**Garry Starkweather

**23. Duncan Passage is a strait in? **

**Ans.**Indian Ocean

**24. Snake is from which group? **

**25.What is the Unit of Pressure?**

**Ans.**Pascal

### Reasoning Questions asked in SSC CGL Tier-I 2017

**Directions(1-4): For each of the following questions there is some relationship between the two terms to the left of :: and there is same relationship between the two terms to its right. In each of these questions the fourth term is missing. This term is one of the alternatives among the five terms given below. Find out this term.**

**Q1. QYGO : SAIQ : : UCKS : ?**

**(a) WEMV **

**(b) WFNU **

**(c) WENU **

**(d) WEMU**

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. There is a gap of one letter between each corresponding**

**letters of ‘QYGO’ and ‘SAIQ’**

**Q2. 6 : 43 : : 5 : ?**

**(a) 63 **

**(b) 52 **

**(c) 26**

**(d) 31**

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. 6****²**** + 7 = 36 + 7 = 43**

**Similarly**

**5****²**** + 6 = 25 + 6 = 31**

**Q3. 42 : 56 : : ? : 132**

**(a) 100**

**(b) 110 **

**(c) 120**

**(d) 130 **

**Ans.(b)**

**Sol. First term = (6)² + 6= 42**

**Second term = (7)****²**** + 7 = 56**

**Similarly**

**Fourth term = (11)****²**** + 11 = 132**

**Third term = (10)****²**** + 10 = 110**

**Q4. 68 : 130 : : 222 : ?**

**(a)310**

**(b) 316**

**(c) 350**

**(d) 245**

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**

**Q5. Find the odd word from the given alternatives.**

**(a) Shimla**

**(b) Ooty**

**(c) Darjeeling**

**(d) Agra**

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. Except Agra all are hill stations.**

**Q6. Select the odd letters from the given alternatives.**

**(a) BGF**

**(b) FDH**

**(c) BAE**

**(d) CDE**

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. Only CDE contains letters in alphabetical order.**

**Q7. Select the odd number from the given alternatives.**

**(a) 2197**

**(b) 3375**

**(c) 4099**

**(d) 2744**

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. Except 4099 all are cubes.**

**Q8. Ravi walked 40 metres towards West, took a left turn and walked 30 metres. He then took a right turn and walked 20 metres, He again took a right turn and walked 30 metres. How far was he from the starting point?**

**(a) 60 metres **

**(b) 80 metres**

**(c) 70 metres **

**(d) Cannot be determined**

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**

**Q9. In this question, 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 the two given matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and those of Matrix II from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and then the column number.**

**You have to identify the correct set for the word “STAY” **

**(a) 02, 87, 12, 44**

**(b) 34, 87, 87, 98**

**(c) 43, 30, 12, 98**

**(d) 34, 87, 12, 98**

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. **

**‘S’ = 02, 11, 20, 34, 43**

**‘T’ = 55, 69, 78, 87, 96**

**‘A’ = 03, 12, 21, 30, 44**

**‘Y’ = 57, 66, 75, 89, 98**

**Q10. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.**

**122, 197, 290, ?**

**(a) 399**

**(b) 400**

**(c) 401**

**(d) 402**

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. 11² + 1 = 122**** , 11+3 = 14**

**14****²**** + 1 = 197, 14+3 =17 **

**17****²**** + 1 = 290, 17+3= 20**

**20****²**** + 1 = 401**

**Q11. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.**

**Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, ?**

**(a) Bharat Ratna**

**(b) Ashok Chakra**

**(c) Sahitya Akademi Award**

**(d) Arjuna Award**

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol. Missing term is Bharat Ratna because awards are arranged in ascending order. Bharat Ratna is the biggest award.**

**Q12. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.**

**C A E, F D H, I G K, ?**

**(a) L J N**

**(b) O M Q**

**(c) K L M**

**(d) P O N**

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol. **

**Q13. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.**

**AY, CW, EU, ?**

**(a) GS**

**(b) HS**

**(c) GR**

**(d) JT**

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol. **

** **

**Q14. Which of the following alternatives will complete the sequence?**

**a__ c __abb__a __bc__bc__ab**

**(a) cbcaaa**

**(b) bcccab**

**(c) bccaac**

**(d) acbabc**

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. The series is abccab/bcaabc/abc**

**Q15. **

**(a) Pound (Sterling) **

**(b) Deutsche Mark **

**(c) Yen **

**(d) Franc **

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. Yen is the currency of Japan, an Asian country. Pound (Sterling), Deutsche Mark and Franc are currencies of European countries.**

**Q16. 27, 125, 216, 343**

**(a) 27**

**(b) 125**

**(c) 216**

**(d) 343**

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. 27 = 3 × 3 × 3 **

**125 = 5 × 5 × 5 **

**216 = 6 × 6 × 6 **

**343 = 7 × 7 × 7 **

**The number 216 is a prefect cube of an even number. **

**Q17. In this question below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given three statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusion and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three given statements ,disregarding commonly known facts. **

**Statements:**

**No table is fruit.**

**No fruit is window.**

**All windows are chairs.**

**Conclusions:**

**I. No window is table.**

**II. No chair is fruit.**

**III. No chair is table.**

**IV. All chairs are windows. **

**(a) None follows **

**(b) Only I and II follow **

**(c) Only III and IV follow **

**(d) All follows**

**Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**

**From the Venn diagram we can clearly see that no conclusion follows.**

**Q18. In the following series, how many ‘8’ are there which are not preceded by ‘7’ and followed by ‘9’**

**7, 8, 9, 9, 8, 5, 4, 3, 8, 9, 5, 8, 9, 8, 7, 7, 8, 9 **

**(a) One**

**(b) Two**

**(c) Three **

**(d) Four **

**Ans.(d)**

Sol. 7, 8, 9, **9, 8, 5**, 4, **3, 8, 9**, **5, 8, 9, 8, 7**, 7, 8, 9

**Q19. Pointing to a boy, Pooja said, “He is the son of my paternal grandfather’s only daughter.” How is Pooja related to the boy?**

**(a) Mother **

**(b) Maternal Aunt**

**(c) Paternal Aunt **

**(d) None of these**

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. Boy = son of Pooja’s grandfather’s only daughter**

**= son of Pooja’s paternal aunt**

**= Pooja’s cousin**

**Hence, Pooja is also the boy’s cousin.**

**Q20. How many triangles are there in the given figure?**

**(a) 15 or more **

**(b) 12**

**(c) 14**

**(d) 10**

**Ans.(a) **

**Sol. Number of triangles = 15**

**Directions (21): The letter group this question is to be codified as per the following number codes: **

Letters |
L | T | P | M | R | D | H | F | K | V |

Number codes |
3 | 0 | 4 | 9 | 2 | 1 | 5 | 7 | 6 | 8 |

**You have to find out which of the alternatives (a), (b), (c) or (d) has the correct coded form of the given letter-group. If none is correct mark (d) as your answer.**

**Q21. MDFHLTR **

**(a) 9175320**

**(b) 9175230**

**(c) 9137502**

**(d) None of these **

**Ans.(d)**

**Sol. 9175302 **

**Q22. If the letters in PRABA are coded as 27595 and THILAK are coded as 368451, how can BHARATI be coded? **

**(a) 9567568**

**(b) 9675538**

**(c) 9657538**

**(d) 9567538**

**Ans.(c)**

**Sol. **

Letter |
P | R | A | B | T | H | I | L | K |

Code |
2 | 7 | 5 | 9 | 3 | 6 | 8 | 4 | 1 |

**Q23. If a mirror is placed on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?**

**Ans.(b)**

**Q24. A piece of paper is folded and cut as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures, indicate how it will appear when opened.**

**Ans.(d)**

**Q25. From the given answer figures, select the one in which the question figure is hidden/embedded.**

** **

**Ans.(d)**

### English Questions Asked in SSC CGL Tier-1 2017 Shift 1

**Q1. Find the Synonym for the following question?**

**Q2. Find the Synonym for the following question?**

**Q3. Find the Antonym for the following question?**

**Q4. Find the Antonym for the following question?**

**Q5. Find the Correctly Spelt word?**

**Q6. Find the Correctly Spelt word?**

*Directions (7-9): Some parts of the sentences have error and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.***Q7. If I am you I would not have behaved like that.**

**Q8. He made me to do all the work.**

**Q9. Neither of them were able to complete the work.**

**Q10.A person who is made to bear the blame due to others.**

**Q11.That which cannot be corrected.**

**Q12. Short speech a poem given at the end of a play or book**

*Directions (13-17): 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. Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.***Q18.What is the meaning of the idiom “teething problems”?**

**Q19. What is the meaning of the idiom “To keep the wolf away from the door”?**

**Q20. What is the meaning of the idiom “To keep the ball rolling”?**

**as much dejected**as he is today.

**the most great**of them was Plato.

**am ready to announce who is the winner.**

*Directions (24-25): The sentences given in each question, which properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labeled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.*### Quant Questions asked in SSC CGL Tier-1 2017 Shift 1

Q1. Sum of the CP’s of two cars is Rs. 1,00,000. 1st car is sold at a profit of 20% and 2nd car is sold at a loss of 20%. However, their SPs are same. What is the CP of 1st car?

(a) Rs. 40,000

(b) Rs. 60,000

(c) Rs. 52,400

(d) Rs. 47,600

S1. Ans.(a)

Sol.

Q2. The cost of production of a cordless phone set in 2006 is Rs. 900, divided between material, labour and overheads in the ratio 3 : 4 : 2. If the cordless phone set is marked at a price that gives a 20% profit on the component of price accounted for by labour, what is the marked price of the set?

(a) Rs. 980

(b) Rs. 1080

(c) Rs. 960

(d) Rs. 1020

Q3. A firm dealing in furniture allows 4% discount on the marked price of each item. What price must be marked on a dining table that cost Rs. 400 to assemble, so as to make a profit of 20%?

(a) Rs. 475

(b) Rs. 480

(c) Rs. 500

(d) Rs. 520

Q4. A reduction of 10% in the price of sugar enables a housewife to buy 6.2 kg more for Rs. 279. Find the reduced price per kilogram

(a) Rs. 5

(b) Rs. 4.5

(c) Rs. 4.05

(d) None of these

Q5.The difference between principal and Interest for 15 years at the rate of 15% at SI is given Rs250.Find the Principal.

Q12. A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days which B and C together can do in 16 days. After A has been working at it for 5 days and B for 7 days, C finishes it in 13 days. In how many days B could finish the work?

(a) 48 days

(b) 24 days

(c) 16 days

(d) 12 days

Q13. A can write 75 pages in 25 hrs. A and B together can write 135 pages in 27 hrs. In what time can B write 48 pages?

(a) 17 hrs.

(b) 19 hrs.

(c) 24 hrs.

(d) 23 hrs.

Q14. O and C are respectively the orthocenter and Circumcircle of an acute-angled triangle PQR. The points P and O are joined and produced to meet the side QR at S. If ∠PQS = 60° and ∠QCR = 130°, then ∠RPS =

(a) 30°

(b) 35°

(c) 100°

(d) 60°

Q15. AB is a chord to a circle and PAT is the tangent to the circle at A. If ∠BAT = 75°and ∠BAC = 45°. C being a point on the circle on other side of T, then ∠ABC is equal to:

(a) 40°

(b) 45°

(c) 60°

(d) 70°

Q16. A boat covers 24 km upstream and 36 km downstream in 6 hours, while it covers 36 km upstream and 24 km down–stream in 6.5 hours. The speed of the current is

(a) 1 km/hr

(b) 2 km/hr

(c) 1.5 km/hr

(d) 2.5 km/hr

Q17. Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much dry fruit can be obtained from 100 kgs of fresh fruits?

(a) 32 kgs.

(b) 40 kgs.

(c) 52 kgs.

(d) 80 kgs.

S17. Ans.(b)

Sol.

Q18. The average of 8 numbers is 20. The average of first two numbers is 15.5 and the average of next three number is 21⅓. If the 6^{th} number is 4 and 7 less by the 7^{th} and the 8^{th} number respectively then what will be the 7^{th} number?

(a) 25

(b) 22

(c) 35

(d) 30

Q19. A man sells a plot of land at 6% profit. If he had sold it at 10% profit, he would have received Rs. 200 more. What is the selling price of the land?

(a) Rs. 5000

(b) Rs. 5300

(c) Rs. 4800

(d) Rs. 5500

Directions (21-25): The following questions are based on the pie-chart given below. Study the pie-chart and answer the questions.

Q22. If the ‘Printing-Cost’ is Rs. 17500, the royalty paid is

(a) Rs. 8750

(b) Rs. 7500

(c) Rs. 3150

(d) Rs. 6300

Q23. If the “miscellaneous expenses” are Rs.6000. How much more are “binding and cutting charges” than “Royalty”?

(a) Rs. 6000

(b) Rs. 5500

(c) Rs. 4500

(d) Rs. 10500

Q24. The central angle corresponding to the sector on “Printing Cost” is more than that of “Advertisement Charges” by:

(a) 72°

(b) 61.2°

(c) 60°

(d) 54.8°

S24. Ans.(b)

Sol. Difference in percent expenses on printing cost and advertisement charges

= 35 – 18 = 17

Now, 1% = 3.6°

∴ 17% = 3.6° × 17 = 61.2°

Q25. The “Paper Cost” is approximately what percent of “Printing Cost”?

(a) 20.3%

(b) 28.6%

(c) 30%

(d) 32.5%