SSC Constable (GD) Recruitment Exam Sample Question Paper


Part-A General Intelligence and Reasoning

Directions (Q.Nos. 1 -5) Select the related words/letters/numbers from the given alternatives.

1.    Post office : Envelope :: Bank : ?

a.    Account    b. Money

c. Cheque    d. Manager

2.    Paisa : Rupee :: ?

a.    Kilogram : Quintal

b.    Metre: Centimetre

c.    Coin : Money

d.    Weight: Ton

3.    25 : 37 :    : 49 : ?

a. 41    b. 56      C. 60  d. 343

4.    5:124:: 7 : ?

a. 125    b. 248
C. 342    d 343

5.    CAT : DDY :: BIG : ?
a. CLL    b. CLM
c. CML    d. CEP

Directions (Q.Nos, 6-8) -Select the one which is different from the other three    responses.

6.    a. 18 R        b. 24 X        c. 22 V     d. 12 M

7.    a. BdE      b. XpD       c. HQu    d MkV

8. a. 22, 4, 5         b. 34, 4, 8
    c. 37, 4, 9          d 54, 4, 13

9.    Arrange the following words according to English dictionary.

l.   Page          2. Pagan

3. Palisade    4.    Pageant

a. 1,4, 2,3    b.    2, 4,1,3

C. 1,3, 4, 2    d    2, 1,4,3

10. Which one of the following set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

_ kt _ kk _ xk __ txk _ _

a. kktkkx    b.    xxttvx

c. xkttxk    d.    kxtkkt

Directions (Q.Nos. 11 -13) Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

11. GH,JL, NQ, SW, YD, ?   

a. EJ        b. FJ        c. EL       d. FL

12. H, I, K, N, ?

a. O        b.Q      c. R      d. S

13. 3,7, 15, ?, 63, 127 

a. 30       b. 31      c. 47     d. 52

14.    A woman introduces a man as the son of the brother of her mother. How is the man related to the woman?

a. Nephew    b. Son

c. Cousin    d. Uncle

15.    Select the word which cannot be formed from the original word. CONSOLIDATE

a. LENTIL        b. SLAIN


16.    If SHIFT is coded as RFFBO, which word would be coded as LKUMB?

a. MMXQG    b. MLVNC


17.    If REASON is coded as 5 and BELIEVED as 7, what is the code for GOVERNMENT?

a. 6    b. 8    c. 9    d 10

18.    If * means +, + means /, – means *, and / means -, then 8 *7-8 + 40/2 is equal to

a. 1      b.37/5      c. 43/5      d 44

19.    In the following question, find the missing number.
5             6           7
3             4           5
9            10         11
345      460        ?

a. 535    b. 577

c, 755    d 775

20.    Johnson left for his office in his car. He drove 15 km towards North and then 10 km towards West. He then turned to the South and covered 5 km. Further, he turned to the East and moved 8 km. Finally, he turned right and drove 10 km. How far and in which direction is he from his starting point?

a. 2 km West    b. 5 km East

c. 3 km North    d 6 km South

 Part-B General Knowledge and Awareness

21.    Who was the founder-editor of the famous newspaper ‘Kesari’ during the national struggle?

a.    Mahatma Gandhi

b.    Jawaharlal Nehru

c.    Lokmanya Tilak

d.    Mohammad Iqbal

22.    The Ghadar Movement was founded by

a.    Ajit Singh     b. Lala Hansraj       c. Lala Hardayal       d. None of these

23.    Which among the following is the sacred book of the Buddhists?

a. Upanishad    b. Vedas

c. Tripitaka    d. Aranyak

24.    Budha means

a.    the enlightened one

b.    the religious preacher

c.    the genius

d.    the powerful

25.    The famous Kohinoor diamond was produced from one of the mines in

a, Odisha    b. Chhotanagpur

c. Bijapur    d. Golconda

26.    Which scale is used to measure the intensity of earthquake?

a. Richter           b. Metric

c. Centigrade    d. Newton

27.    The largest ocean is

a.    Atlantic ocean

b.    Indian ocean

c.    Arctic ocean

d.    Pacific ocean ‘

28.    The oldest type of energy known to man is

a.    wind power

b.    solar power

c.    tidal power

d.    geothermal energy

29.    The largest producer of gold in the world is

a. Australia    b, Canada

c. Russia    d. South Africa

30.    Which of the following states is a member of the ‘Seven sisters’?

a. West Bengal       b. Tripura        c. Odisha      d. Bihar

31.    The Finance Commission is constituted under Article of the Constitution of India.

a. 275    b. 280

c. 282    d. None of these

32.    The Constitution of India was adopted on

a. 26th January, 1950        b. 26th January, 1949

c. 26th November, 1949    d.    15th August, 1947

33.    Who had estimated National Income in India first?

a. Dadabhai Naoroji      b. RC Dutt

c.    VKRV Rao               d.    DR Gadgil

34.    The NITI Aayoga of India is

a. a constitutional body     b. a statutory body

c. a non-statutory body     d.    an independent and autonomous body

35.    First Olympic Games were held in

a. 776 BC     b. 798 BC

C. 876 BC    d. 898 BC

36.    One light year is approximately equal to

a. 10″ km          b. 10,5m
c. 1016 m          d. 1016 km

37.    The First English newspaper in India was started by

a. Dadabhai Naoroji                 b. J A Hickey ‘

c. Lord William Bentinck        d.    Rabindranath Tagore

38.    The best conductor of heat among the following is

a. alcohol    b. mercury

c. ether    d. water

39.    C, BASIC, COBOL and Java are examples of language

a. low-level                           b. computer

c. system programming     d.    high level

40.    Computer language used on the internet is

a. Basic     b. Cobol       c. Java     d. Pascal

41.    Higher concentration of nitrogen dioxide in atmosphere air causes

a. cancer                b.    bronchitis

c. asphyxiation     d.    corrosion

42.    Virus of bird flue is also known as

a. NH 51    fa.    NH 5

c. N1H5    d.    N5H1

43.    Which one of the following disease is caused due to presence of excess arsenic in water?

a. Alzheimer disease      b. Parkinson s disease

c.    Skin cancer              d.    Indigestion

44.    Who was the first Indian to reach Antarctica?

a. Rakesh Sharma     b.   GS Sirohi

c. BK Dutta                d.    K Karuna Nautial

45.    Who is called the father of English Poetry?

a. Charles Dickens       b. Milton      c. Wordsworth     d. Chaucer

Part-C Elementary Mathematics

46.    The LCM of two numbers is 20 times their HCF. The sum of HCF and LCM is 2520. If one of the numbers is 480, the other number is

a. 400     b. 480     c. 520    d. 600

47. The smallest number, which when divided by 12 and 16 leaves remainder 5 and 9 respectively, is

a. 55      b. 41     c. 39     d. 29

48.    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    min    to.    40/3 min    c.    30 min    d. 38 min

49.    The cost of carpeting a room is rs. 120. If the width had been 4 m less, the cost of the carpet would have been 7 20 less. The width of the room is

a.    24 m    b.    20 m    c.    25 m    d. 18.5m

50.    If the volume and surface area of a sphere are numerically the same, then its radius is

a.    1    unit    b.    2 units    c.    3 units    d. 4 units

51.    A number which when divided by 10 leaves a remainder of 9, when divided by 9 leaves a remainder of 8 and when divided by 8 leaves a remainder of 7, is

a. 1539    b.    539    c.    359    d. 1359

52.    The seventh term of the sequence 1, 3, 6, 10 …..  is

a. 20    b.    26    c.    28    d. 32

53.    A tap can fill a cistern in 8 h and another tap can empty it in 16 h. If both the taps are open, the time (in hours) taken to fill the tank will be

a. 8    to.    10    c.    16    d. 24

54.    A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables a purchaser to obtain 3 kg more for Rs. 120. The original price (per kg) of sugar is

a. Rs. 15   b. Rs. 12    c. Rs. 10    d. Rs. 8

55.    If x = y/3 and y = z/2, then x: y: z, is equal to

a. 3 : 2 : 1      b. 1:2:6     c. 1 : 3 : 6        d. 2 : 4 : 6

56.    The average of 11 numbers is 10.8. If the average of the first six be 10.4 and that of the last six is 11.5, then the middle (6th) number is

a. 10.3    b.    12.6 c. 13.5    d. 15.5

57.    The average age of 12 players of a team is 25 years. If the captain’s age is included, the average age increases by 1 years. The age of the captain is

a. 25 yr    b.38 yr       c. 36 yr    d. 26 yr

58.    The length of the diagonal of a square is ‘a’ cm. Which of the following represents the area of the square (in sq cm)?

a. 2 a       b. a/√2     c. a²/2     d. a²/4

59.    If the volumes of two cubes are in the ratio 27 : 1, the ratio of their edges is

a. 3 : 1       b. 27:1        c. 1 : 3       d. 1 : 27

60.    The sides of a rectangular plot are in the ratio 5 : 4 and its area is equal to 500 sq m. The perimeter of the plot is

a. 80 m       b. 100 m        c. 90 m        d. 95 m

61. The radius of a wheel is 21 cm. How many revolution will it make in traveling 924 m?

a. 7        b. 11       c. 200     d. 700

Part-D English Language

Directions (Q.Nos. 62-64) Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

62.    Surreptitious

a. Frank     b. Legitimate      c. Reveal      d. Secret

63.    Sneer

 a. Honour       b. Component        c. Hatter      d. Ridicule

64.   Irksome

a. Annoying        b. Soothing           c. Pleasing          d. Facile

Directions (Q. Nos. 65-67) Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

65. Startled

a. Amused    b.   Relaxed

c. Endless    d.    Astonished

66.    Culpable

a. Defendable    to.    Blameless

c. Careless    d.    Irresponsible

67.    Evasive

a. Free         b. Honest

c. Liberal    d.    Frank

Directions (Q.Nos.    82-84) Four  alternatives are given for the Idiom/ phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

68.    A Mare’s nest

a. An animal’s nest      b. A rumour       c.    An excuse       d.    A talented person

69.    Nook and corner

a. Small place        b. A village      c.    Everywhere      d.    A country

70.    The cold shoulder

a. To scold    b. To insult

c. To abuse    d. To ignore

Directions (Q. Nos. 71-73) 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).

71.    He behaves like coward.

a.    cowardly

b.    in a cowardly manner

c.    as if he was a coward

d.    No improvement

72.    Neither of them went to the cinema.

a. Both of them did not go          b. Both did not go

c.    Neither went                         d.    No improvement

73.    I used to have very thick hair,

a.  use to have

b.  used to having

c.  used to had

d.  No improvement.

Directions (Q. Nos. 74-76) Groups of four words are given. In each group, one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

74    a.    Tendancy    b.    Penence

         c.    Decieve         d.    Percieve

75.    a.    Neice              b.    Niegh

         c.    Summarize    d.    Succide

76.    a.    Nuptial            b.    Nepheu

         c.    Explaination    d.    Exageration

Directions (Q.Nos. 77-79) Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

77.    Leave or remove from a place considered dangerous.

a. Evade    to. Evacuate

c. Avoid    d. Exterminate

78.    A person pretending to be somebody he is not

a. Magician    to. Rogue

c. Liar    d. Imposter

79.    A person who knows many foreign languages

a. Linguist    to.    Grammarian

c. Polygot    d. Bilingual

Directions (Q. Nos. 80-82) Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative.

80.    He could not …………  anything in the dark room.

a. look at              b.    see

c. see through     d.     look

81.    No one could explain how a calm and balanced person like him could………….such a mindless act on his friends.

a. perpetuate      b. perpetrate

c. precipitate       d. penetrate

82.    It became clear that the strangers were heading ………a  serious disaster.

a. along       b.    towards

c. for           d.    into

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