SSC CGL TIER- 1 Exam - 2017
(Held on 5th August 2017)
English Language Question Paper
Directions (1-3):In each of the questions, four alternatives are
given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses
the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to
1. Keep the wolf from the door
(a) To keep your enemy's at a distance so that they can't harm or injure
(b) An activity or situation which is full of risks or serious
(c) to be able to comprehend any danger.
(d) to maintain oneself at a minimal level
2. TEETHING PROBLEMS
(a) Vulnerable area or a weak spot that could cause one's downfall or
(b) Problems that can only be solved at the ground levels
(c) Short-term problems that occur in the early stages of a new project.
(d) An annoying problem which persists for a long time.
3. At a stone's throw
(a) At a short distance
(b) At a place where quarrels take place
(c) At a great distance
(d) A quarry
Directions (4-6): A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined.
Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve
the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button
corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button
corresponding to "No improvement".
4. Neither Rajni nor Ragini were to take to her heels when they saw a
cobra lying at the gate.
(a) Neither Rajni nor Ragini were taken to
(b)Neither Rajni nor Ragini were able to take to
(c) Neither Rajni nor Ragini was to take to
(d) No improvement
5. The higher you go, the harder it gets to keep your footing
(a) The higher you go, the harder it will get in keeping your footing
(b) The higher you go, harder it will get to keep your footing.
(c) The higher you go, the harder it gets to keep your foot.
(d) No improvement
General Intelligence & Reasoning Question Paper
Direction (1-3): Select the related word/letters/number from the
1. ABDG : CDFI : : EFHK : ?
6. How many members are nominated by President in Lok Shabha?
7.Minimum Age of vice President for Selection?
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
Quantitative Aptitude Question Paper
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
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