SSC CHSL LDC/ DEO/ PSA Practice Workbook – Practice Set 11
SSC CHSL Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level LDC & Data Entry Operator, Practice Workbook – Practice Set 11
Part I General Intelligence
Directions (Q. Nos. 1-3) Select the related letter/number from the given alternatives.
1. 25:625:: 35:?
2. FILM : ADGH :: MILK : ?
3. Umpire: Game:: ?
(a) Prodigy: Wonder
(b) Chef: Banquet
(c) Legislator: Election
(d) Moderator: Debate
Directions (Q. Nos. 4-6) Find the odd word/number/ letters from the given alternatives.
7. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.
1. Ambitious 2. Ambiguous
3. Ambiguity 4. Animation
(c) 3, 2,1,5,4
(d) 3, 2, 4, 5,1
8. Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?
1. Pupa 2. Larva
3. Moth 4. Eggs
(c) 4, 3, 2,1
(d) 4, 3,1,2
Directions (Q.Nos. 9 and 10) Select the missing number from the given responses.
11. If 73 + 82 =14,91 + 21 = 11,then 86 + 24=?
12. In a row of girls, Veena is 12th from the start and 19th from the end. In another row, of girls, Sunita is 14th from the start and 20th from the end. How many girls are there in both the rows together?
13. From the given alternatives, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
Directions (Q.NOS. 14-16) A series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternate from the given ones.
15. BEAG, DGCI, FIEK, ?
16. X, Q, K, F, ?
17. Two statements are followed by two Conclusions I and II You have to consider the statements to be true even, if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements:
I. Some keys are locks, some locks are numbers.
II. All numbers are letters, all letters are words.
I. Some words are numbers.
II. Some locks are letters.
(a) Only Conclusion I follows
(b) Only Conclusion II follows
(c) Both Conclusions I and II follow
(d) None of the conclusion follows
18. A direction pole was situated on the road crossing. Due to an accident, the pole turned in such a manner that the pointer which was showing East, started showing South. Sita, a traveller went to the wrong direction thinking it to be West. In what direction actually she was travelling?
19. N is more intelligent than M. M is not as intelligent as Y. X is more intelligent than Y but not as good as N. Who is the most intelligent of all?
20. In the given figure, circle represents persons having car, triangle represents persons having motorcycle, square represents persons having autorickshaws, rectangle represents persons having cycle. Find the region, where persons having car, motorcycle, cycle but not autorickshaw.
21. If a mirror is placed on the line XY, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?
22. If WATER is written as YCVGT, then what is Written as HKTG?
23. If MEAT is written as TEAM, then BALE is written as
24. There are 19 hockey players in a club. On a particular day, 14 were wearing the hockey shirts prescribed. None of them were without either hockey pants or shirts. Eleven were wearing the prescribed hockey pants. How many were in complete uniform?
25. A series of figures is given which can be grouped into classes. Select the group which the figures can be classified from the given response?
3, 5, 6
(b) 9, 7, 6
4, 8, 2
(c) 2, 3, 4
Part II English Language
Directions (Q. Nos. 26-28) In the following questions, choose the word similar in meaning to the given word.
Directions (Q. Nos. 29-31) Choose the alternative which is opposite in meaning to the given word.
Directions (Q. Nos. 32-34) In the following questions sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word (s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four alternatives.
32. I wish I___her to clean that room.
(a) have asking
(b) have asked
(d) had asked
33. He always takes___of the mistakes made by his friends.
34. He drained what was left___his drink.
Directions (Q.NOS. 35-44) 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.
Indu ‘didda’ loved to wear saris. Her (35) collection, which Sonia inherited, were remarkable for not only (36) taste, but also the (37) of weaves and traditional representations. I do not think any other public figure (38) the first five decades after independence was so (39) to acquire saris of distinct (40) as ‘didda’ did. (41)you noticed this fact when meeting her,you not only joined her circle of (42) persons on traditional textiles (43) also got a chance to bring her (44) to the cause you were espousing. Now this was very rare.
Directions (Q. Nos. 45-47) Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
45. To agree to something.
46. A lover of books.
47. Occurring at irregular intervals in time.
Directions (Q. Nos. 48-50) In each of the following questions four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.
Part III Quantitative Aptitude
51. The minimum value of (x-2)(x-9)is
52. If x + y + z = 6 and x² + y² + z² = 20, then the value of x³ + y³ + z³ – 3xyz is
53. ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral. AB and DC are produced to meet at P. If ∠ADC = 70° and ∠DAB = 60°, then the ∠PBC + ∠PCB is .
54. From a point P which is at a distance of 13 cm from centre O of a circle of radius 5 cm, in the same plane, a pair of tangents PQ and PR are drawn to the circle. Area of quadrilateral PQOR is
(c) 30 cm²
(d) 90 cm²
55. If sin (A – B) =1/2 and cos (A + B) = 1/2 where A > B> 0 and A + B is an acute angle, then the value B is
56. A can do a piece of work in 12 days while B alone can do it in 15 days. With the help of C, they can finish it in 5 days. If they are paid Rs 960 for the whole work how much money A gets ?
57. ABC is a right angled triangle, B being the right angle. Mid-points of BC and AC are respectively B’ and A’. The ratio of the area of the quadrilateral AA’ B’B to the area of ΔABC is
(a) 1 : 2
(b) 2 : 3
(c) 3 : 4
(d) None of these
58. If the perimeters of a rectangle and a square are equal and the ratio of two adjacent sides of the rectangle is 1: 2, then the ratio of area of the rectangle and that of the square is
(a) 1 :1
(b) 1 : 2
(c) 2 : 3
(d) 8 : 9
59. A retailer purchased radio sets at the rate of Rs 400 each from a wholesaler. He raised the price by 30% and then allowed a discount of 8% on each set. His profit will be
60. A reduction in the price of apples enables a person to purchase 3 apples for Rs 1 instead of Rs 1.25. What is the per cent of reduction in price (approximately)?
(d) 33 1/3
61. Rs 700 is divided among A,B,C in such a way that the ratio of the amounts of A and B is 2:3 and that of B and C is 4:5. Find the amounts (in Rs) each received, in the order A, B, C
(a) 150, 250, 300
(b) 160, 240, 300
(c) 150, 250,290
(d) 150, 240, 310
62. A cricket player after playing 10 tests scored 100 runs in the 11th test. As a result, the average of his runs is increased by
5. The present average of runs is
63. A fruit seller buys some oranges at the rate of 4 for Rs 10 and an equal number more at 5 for Rs 10. He sells the whole lot at 9 for Rs 20. What is his loss or gain per cent?
(a) Loss per cent 1 19/81%
(b) Gain per cent 1 19/81%
(c) No loss or no profit
(d) Loss per cent 2%
64. 15 L of a mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 1:4. If 3 L of water is mixed in it, the percentage of alcohol in the new mixture will be
65. A man rides at the rate of 18 km/h but stops for 6 min, to change horses at the end of every 7th km. The time that he will take to cover a distance of 90 km is
(a) 6 h
(b) 6 h 12 min
(c) 6 h 18 min
(d) 6 h 24 min
66. There is 100% increase to an amount in 8 yr, at simple interest. Find the compound interest of Rs 8000 after 2 yr at the same rate of interest
67. If the number p is 5 more than q and the sum of the squares of p and q is 55, then the product of p and q is
68. Three sides of a triangular field are of length 15 m, 20 m and 25 m long, respectively. Find the cost of sowing seeds in the field at the rate of Rs 5 per sq m.
69. The value of (tan 1° tan2° tan3° …tan89°) is
70. If sec θ + tan θ /sec θ – tan θ=5/3 Then sinθ is equal to
71. A man standing in one corner of a square football field observes that the angle subtended by a pole in the comer just diagonally opposite to this comer is 60°. When he retires 80 m from the comer, along the same straight line, he finds the angle to be 30°. The length of the field is
(a) 20 m
(b) 40√2 m
(c) 40 m
(d) 20√2 m
72. If the median drawn on the base of a triangle is half its base, then the triangle will be
(a) obtuse angled
(c) right angled
(d) acute angled
73. The adjoining diagram is frequency polygon for the scores of students in a test. What is the total number of students appeared in the test?
74. The table given below shows production of five types of cars by a company from the year 1998-2003. Study the table and answer the question.
In which year the production of cars of all types taken together was approximately equal to the average of the total production during the period?
75.Arvind purchased a wrist watch with 30% discount on the labelled price. He sold it with 40% profit on the price he bought. What was his per cent loss on the labelled price?
Part IV General Awareness
76. Non Resident Indians (NRI) Day is marked on
(a) January 19
(b) January 7
(c) January 9
(d) January 17
77. Which of the following is an endemic species?
(a) Pink head duck
(b) Nicobar pigeon
(d) Indian rhino
78. Where are the Todas found?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Tamil Nadu
79. Who gave the title of ‘Mahamana’ to Madan Mohan Malviya?
(a). Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Oada Bhai Naurozi
(d) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
80. Hypothermia occurs due to loss of excessive heat from body due to sudden low body temperature in
(d) human beings
81. DPT vaccine is administered to prevent diseases like
(a) Dengue, Polio and Tetanus
(b) Diphtheria, Pertussis and Typhoid
(c) Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus
(d) Dengue, Pertussis and Typhoid
82. Blood is a
(a) muscular tissue
(b) reproductive tissue
(c) connective tissue
(d) epithelial tissue
83. Who of the following enjoys the rank of Cabinet Minister in Union Cabinet?
(a) Political Advisor to Prime Minister
(b) Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission
(c) Judge of Supreme Court
(d) Secretary to Government of India
84. Expand the term IPCC
(a) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
(b) International Pollution Control Council
(c) International Panel of Climate Control
(d) Interim Panel of Climate Change
85. Who was the viceroy at the time of Quit India Movement?
(a) Lord Lin Lithgow
(b) Lord Irwin
(c) Lord Mountbatten
(d) Lord Wavell
86. The hormone used as an oral contraceptive is
87. Stains of rust on clothes can be removed by
(c) oxalic acid
88. What is the first sermon of Buddha called as?
89.Which of the following is an impact printer?
(a) Laser printer
(b) Daisy-wheel printer
(c) Inkjet printer
(d) Bubble-jet printer
90.‘Functioned Finance’ is associated with
(b) Abba ‘P’ Lerner
(c) Adolph Wogner
(d) Adam Smith
91.The East ward continuation of the Brazil current is called
(a) West Atlantic drift
(b) North Atlantic drift
(c) South Atlantic drift
(d) Counter Equatorial drift
92.Transboundary pollution (or) Acid rain is caused by
(b) nitrogen oxide and sulplV dioxide
(c) carbon monoxide
(d) carbon dioxide
93.Blood group was discovered by
(b) Alexander Fleming
(c) William Harvey
94.Cosmetic powders are prepared from
95.In which state are lions found in large numbers?
(b) Tamil Nadu
(d) Madhya Pradesh
96.Penicillin was discovered by
(a) Charley Goodyear
(b) Michael Faraday
(c) Alexahder Fleming
(d) William Harvey
97.In case the offices of both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha become vacant, who will preside over the meetings of the house?
(a) A member nominated by the house
(b) Beniormost member of Lok Sabha
(c) The first member of the panel of Chairpersons approved by the house
(d) A member designated by the President
98. Which economy is a market-oriented economy?
99. National Consumer Rights Day is observed in India on ,
(a) December 24
(b) September 25
(c) October 25
(d) November 25
100. The International Day of Charity is observed every year on
(a) September 1
(b) September 2
(c) September 3
(d) September 5