# SSC CGL & CHSL EXAM Practice Set-3: Expected Bits For SSC CGl Tier-1

**General Knowledge**

**1. Which is the closest star to earth?**

A) Sirius

B) Sun

C) Rigel

D) Deneb

**Answer:B**

**2. Who was the first European to designate aryanasarace?**

A) William jones

B) H.H.Wilson

C) Max muller

D) General
Cunningham

**Answer: C**

**3. Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian constitution?**

A) British
constitution

B) Us constitution

C) Irish
constitution

D) The government
of india act, 1935

**Answer: D**

**4. The term mixed economy denoted?**

A) Existence of
both rural and urban sectors

B) Existence of
both private and public sectors

C) Existence of
both heavy and small industries

D) Existence of
both developed and underdeveloped sectors

**Answer: B**

**5. The summer and winter seasons in a year are caused by?**

A) Aphelion (father)
and perihelion (nearest) positions of the earth fro the sun during the annual
revolution

B) Rotation in solar
insolation

C) Variation in
solar insolation

D) Revolution of the
earth on its inclied axis

**Answer: D**

**English**

**Directions (Q. 6-10): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.**

**6. Programmes aimed ________ development should consider all-round development rather than only economic development.**

l) for

2) with

3) by

4) at

5) into

**7. Pollution has an ________ effect on health.**

1) intrinsic

2) adverse

3) inevitable

4) active

5) unrecoverable

**8. Before attempting to solve any problem, we must try to ________ its root cause.**

1) identify

2) question

3) ignore

4) attack

5) improve

**9. His father ________ him for his disappointing performance.**

1) reprimanded

2) flattered

3) encouraged

4) frustrated

5) absolved

**10. She could ________ punishment only because of the judge’s generosity.**

l) get

2) improve

3) encouraged

4) control

5) escape

**Answers:**

**6. 4**

**7. 2**

**8. 1**

**9. 1**

**10. 5**

**Quant**

**11.A pipe can empty a tank in 40 minutes. A second pipe with diameter twice much as that of the first is also attached with the tank to empty it. The two together can empty the tank in ;**

(a)8.5 minutes

(b)13.33 minutes

(c)30 minutes

(d)8 minutes

(e)None of these

**12.A can do 1/2 of a piece of work in 5 days. B can do 3/5 of the same work in 9 days and C can do 2/3 of that work in 8 days. In how many days can three of them together do the work?**

(a)3

(b)5

(c)4.5

(d)4

(e)None of these

**13.If the marked price of 30 articles is equal to selling price of 40 articles, then find the % discount?**

(a)25%

(b)33.33%

(c)75%

(d) 20%

(e)None of these

**14.The length of one side of a rhombus is 6.5 cm and its altitude is 10 cm. If the length of its one diagonal is 26 cm, the length of the other diagonal will be :**

(a)5 cm

(b)6.5 cm

(c)10 cm

(d)26 cm

(e)None of these

**15.The average age of 30 boys in a class is 15 Years. One boy, aged 20 years, left the class, but two news boys come in his place whose ages differ by 5 years. If the average age of all the boys now in the class becomes 15 years, the age of the younger new comer is :**

(a)20 year

(b)15 year

(c)40 year

(d)8 year

(e)None of these

**Answers with Explanation !!!!!!!!!**

**11.(a) Here volume of water emptied by the second pipe will be 4 times to that of first Hence, Time take will be 1/4 of the first pipe. When both the pipes are open the part of the tank emptied in 1 minute= 1/8 Hence the tank will be emptied in 8 minutes.**

12.(d) (A+B+C) one day’s work =1/10+ 1/15+1/12= 1/4

Hence together they complete the work in 4 days

13.(a) MP of 30 = SP 40

MP/SP = 40/30

Discount = (10/40)*100= 25%

14.(a) Area =base X height =6.5X10 = 65cm2

Let the diagonal of rhombus be d1 and d2.

Area = 1/2 d1d2 = 65

= 1/2X 26X d2 = 65

d2 = 5

15.(b) Let the age of younger one be x and other x+5

15.(b) Let the age of younger one be x and other x+5

**so, x+(x+5) = 35**

**x= 15**

**Reasoning**

**Directions (Q.16-20): Each question below is followed by two statements I and II. You are to determine whether the data given in the statement is sufficient to answer the question. You should use the data and your knowledge of Mathematics to choose between the possible answers. Give answer—**

**1) If the statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question, but the statement II alone is not sufficient.**

**2) If the statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question, but the statement I alone is not sufficient.**

**3) If either the statement I alone or the statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.**

**4) If you cannot get the answer from the statements I and II together, but need more data.**

**5) If both statements I and II together are needed to answer the question.**

**16. What is Rajeev’s position in a row of 12 children?**

I. Manoj is fourth to the left of Ravi; Rajeev is seventh to
the right of Narendra.

II. Rajeev is fifth to the right of Ravi; Manoj is third to
the left at Narendra which is at one end.

**17. Are some boys students?**

I. Some students are teachers; All teachers are boys.

II. Some teachers are students; All boys are teachers.

**18. Among M, N, O, P and R, P is taller than how many people?**

I. O is taller than M but shorter than R, who is not taller than
P.

II. N is not the tallest but is taller than O.

**19. Difference of how many day’s is there between the ages of Jayendra and Ankit?**

I. Ankit was born on 26 and the month was September or
October. Jayendra was born on October 12.

II. Ankit was 3 months old at his first new year. Both of them
were born in the same year.

**20. Find the age of Ankita.**

I. Ankita is more than 3 years older than Sneha, Sneha is 19
years old.

II. The ratio of the ages of Parul and Ankita is 3 : 5
respectively. Total age of both of them is between 65 to 73 years.

**Answers**

**16. 5**

**17. 1**

**18. 5**

**19. 5**

**20. 2**

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