SSC CHSL LDC/ DEO/ PSA Practice Workbook – Practice Set 6
SSC CHSL Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level LDC & Data Entry Operator, Practice Workbook – Practice Set 6
Part I General Intelligence
1.In the following question from the given alternatives select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
Directions (Q. Nos. 2 and 3) In the following questions given below, a series is given, with one/two number/letters missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given alternatives that will complete the series.
2. C A G E K I O M_ _
(a) S Q
(b) U S
(c) Q S
(d) O Q
3. 36,34,30, 28,24,?
Directions (Q.Nos. 4-6) In the questions given below, select the related letters/words/ numbers from the given alternatives.
4. Play: Actor :: Concert: ?
5. QDXM : SFYN :; UIOZ : ?
6. 16 : 22:: 36:?
Directions (Q.Nos. 7-9) In the questions given below, select the one which is different from the other three responses.
10. In the question given below, which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?
1. Flower 2. Seed 3. Plant 4. Fruits 5. Branches 6. Tree
(a) 2, 3, 6, 5,1,4
(b) 2, 6, 3,1,4, 5
(c) 2, 1,4,6, 5, 3
(d) 2,1,3; 6, 5, 4
11. Statements All benches are tables.
No table is chair.
Conclusions I. All benches are chairs.
II. All tables are benches.
III. No tables are benches.
IV. No benches are chairs.
(a) Only Conclusion I follows
(b) Only Conclusion II follows
(c) Only Conclusion III follows
(d) Only Conclusion IV follows
12. A man walks 4 km to the East, turns left walks 4 km and turns left and walks 4 km. Which direction is he facing now?
13. In a double track rail route, two trains start simultaneously from the opposite stations 200 km apart. The train A runs Westwards at a speed of 50 km/h and the opposite train B rims Eastwards at 40 km/h. After 3h, what will be the distance between these two trains?
(a) 70 km
(b) 30 km
(c) 50 km
(d) 80 km
14. If LAME is written as ODPH, how can MALE be written in that code?
15. Choose the appropriate combination of signs to solve the given equation.
(a) + + =
(b)- ÷ =
(c)x ÷ =
(d) + – =
Directions (Q.Nos. 16 and 17) In the questions given below, select the missing number/letter from the given responses.
18. Kannan is the brother of Kumar. Lakshmi is the daughter of Kumar. Kalai is sister of Kannan and Govind is the brother of Lakshmi. Who is the uncle of Govind?
19. How many backward uneducated people are employed according to the figure given below?
20.Which number is on the face opposite to 6 in the dice whose four views are given below?
21. If 35674 is written as 57896, how will 4213 be written as?
22. If 5 = 5,6 = 12,7 = 21,8 = 32, then 9 is equal to
23. Which among the following is a leap year?
(d) All of these
24. How many circles are there in this figure?
25. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
l_ b _ ub _ ubt _ blu _ tub
Part II English Language
Directions (Q. Nos. 26-28) Choose the alternative which is opposite in meaning to the given word.
Directions (Q. Nos. 29-31) 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.
29. America was ___by Columbus.
30. Will you please ___me a book?
(c) have to borrow
(d) have to lend
31. My cousin will arrive___ Sunday.
Directions (Q. Nos. 32-34) Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
32. To be dogmatic in one’s opinions.
33. Intense and unreasoned fear or dislike.
34. Excessively enthusiastic unreasonably about something.
Directions (Q. Nos. 35 and 36) Below are given sentences in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice.
35. It is impossible to do this.
(a) Doing this is impossible
(b) This is impossible to be done
(c) This must not be done
(d) This can’t be done
36. We must take care of all living species on Earth.
(a) All living species on Earth are taken care of by us
(b) All living species on Earth must be taken care of by us
(c) All living species on Earth had been taken care of by u?
(d) All living species on Earth will be taken care of by us
Directions (Q.Nos. 37-46) 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.
Ants play an important part in the (37) of nature. They eat a large (38) of insects and so help keep them (39) becoming too plentiful. In the tropics, ants eat more (40) half the termites hatched each year. Ants, in (41) are an important (42) source for birds. Frogs, lizards and many other animals also feed (43) ants. Ants are (44) helpful and harmful to farmers. Some kinds of ants aid farmers by killing insects that (45) crops. Ants that dig underground nests (46) the soil. They break up, loosen and mix the soil.
Directions (Q. Nos. 47 and 48) In the following questions four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt Find the correctly spelt word.
Directions (Q. Nos. 49 and 50) In the following questions, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (a), (b) and (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is required, your answer is (d).
49. You must apologize with him for this.
(d) No improvement
50. Since, he worked hard he failed to secure good grades.
(d) No improvement
Part III Quantitative Aptitude
51. If p= 3/5 , q = 7/9 , r= 5/7 , then which of the following inequality is true?
52. A train running at 36 km/h crosses a pole in 25 s. Length of the train is
(a) 250 m
(b) 300 m
(c) 225 m
(d) 275 m
53. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a cistern in 10 h, 12 h and 15 h, respectively while working alone. If all the three pipes are opened together, then find the time taken to fill the cistern,
(a) 3 h
(b) 4 h
(c) 5 h
(d) 6 h
54. A paper is in the form of a rectangle ABCD, where AB=22 cm and BC =14 cm. A semi-circular portion with BC as diameter is removed. Find the remaining area of the paper (in cm²),
55. The circumference^ of a circle is equal to the perimeter of a square of side 22 cm. The area of the circle is
(a) 49 πcm²
(b) 49/4 πcm²
56. A refrigerator is listed at Rs 4000. Due to the festival season a shopkeeper announces a discount of 5%. Then, the selling price of refrigerator (in Rs) is
57. A shopkeeper offered a discount of 9% for an article but he marked it at 25% higher than the cost price. Find his profit percentage.
58. If 1/3 of A =75% of B =0.6 of C, then A : B: C is
(a) 4 : 5 : 9
(b) 5 : 9 : 4
(c) 9 : 5 : 4
(d) 9 : 4 : 5
59. A mixture of milk and water is such that the quantity of milk is 3/5 that of water. The proportion of milk in the mixture is (a) 1/8
60. Given that the mean of five numbers is 27. If one of them is excluded, the mean gets reduced by 2. Determine the excluded number.
61. The average age of 100 workers in a factory is 36.5. The average age of the men is 45 and that of the women is 28. The number of women working in the factory is
62. Ram sold a cow for Rs 136 and thus lost 15%. At what price he should have sold it to gain 15%?
63.The compound interest on Rs 1800 at 10% per annum, for a certain period of time is Rs 378. Find the time (in yr).
65. If p =99, then value of p(p² +3p +3) is
66. A spherical balloon whose radius is r, subtends an angle α at the eye of an observer on the ground, when the angle of elevation of its centre is β. The height of its centre is
(b) r cosecαsinβ
67.If secθ+ cosec(90°-θ)=4,(0<θ< 90°), then the value of tan θ is
Directions (Q.Nos. 68 and 69) The following pie chart shows the contents of insects and rodents in an average Indian Household. Examine the chart and answer the questions.
68. If the percentage of spider is x% of the percentage of cockroach, then x is equal to
(a) 73 4/7%
(b) 75 2/4%
(c) 78 4/7%
(d) 75 4/7%
69. The total percentage of spider, rat and cockroach is greater them the percentage of ant by
70. PR is tangent to a circle, with centre O and radius 4 cm, at point Q. If ∠POR = 90°, OR = 5 cm and OP = 20/3 cm, then (in cm), the length of PR is
71. In 1 L of a mixture of alcohol and water, water is 30%. The amount of alcohol that must be added to the mixture so that the part of water in the mixture becomes 15% is
(a) 1000 mL
(b) 700 mL
(c) 300 mL
(d) 900 mL
72. The angles of elevation of the top of a building and the top of the chimney on the roof of the building from a point on the ground are x and 45°, respectively. The height of building is h m. Then, the height of the chimney is (in m),
(a) h cot x + h
(b) h cot x – h
(c) h tan x – h
(d) h tan x + h
73. If 1 is added to both the numerator and the denominator of a fraction, it becomes 1/4. If 2 is added to both the numerator and the denominator of that fraction, it becomes 1/3. The sum of numerator and denominator of the fraction is
75. The difference between the compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum for 2 yr at 6% per annum is Rs 27. The sum is
(a) Rs 5000
(b) Rs 5500
(c) Rs 7000
(d) Rs 7500
Part IV General Awareness
76.Which of the following article of IPC is related to unnatural sex?
77.The Indian judiciary is headed by
(a) The Supreme court
(b) The Parliament
(c) The President
(d) The Prime Minister
78.Who has been called the Napolean of India?
(d) Vikramaditya .
79. In which year did Gandhiji undertake the famous Dandi March?
80.The term PC means
(a) Professional Calculator
(b) Personal Computer
(c) Private Computer
(d) Personal Calculator
81.The Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) is located at
82. Sweat contains water and
(c) citric acid
(d) lactic acid
83. An object which absorbs all colours and reflects none appears
84. Brass is an alloy of
(a) Cu and Zn
(b) Al and Mg
(c) Cu, Al and Zn
(d) Cu and Sn
85. Density of population shows
(a) land labour ratio
(b) man land ratio
(c) land capital ratio
(d) land product ratio
86. Nylon is made up of
87. Plant genetic material in ‘Gene-Bank’ is preserved at-196°C in liquid nitrogen as
(a) pre-mature seed (high moisture)
(b) ripe fruit
(c) seedling and meristem
(d) mature seed (dry)
88. Which is not an anasthetic agent in surgical operations?
(a) Nitrous oxide
89. Who discovered the sea route to India?
90. The purpose of devaluation is to
(a) discourage exports
(b) encourage import
(c) be little foreign currencies
(d) encourage exports
91. The Indian Institute of Science is located at
92. Magnetic keepers are used to protect magnets from
(b) demagnetization due to heating
(c) Earth’s magnetic field
(d) effect of other magnets
93. Gross domestic product is a measure of
(a) a country’s financial position
(b) a country’s industrial output
(c) a country’s international economic activities
(d) a country’s domestic economic activities
94. Animals having open circulatory system possesses
95. The Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 Generalship of occurred during the Governor
(a) Lord William Bentinck
(b) Lord Canning
(c) Lord Dalhousie
(d) Lord Lytton
96. Taiga means
(a) Grass lands
(c) Decidious forests
(d) Coniferous forests
97. How many bones are there in a newly born infant?
98. The highly populated city in India is
99. Which of the following is referred to as ‘Young Fold Moutains’?
100. Name the translated version of‘Sai Charitra Granth’ a book on the life of Sai Baba by the Consul General of Malaysia in India Eldeen Husaini Muhammad Hashim?
(a) I Like Sai
(b) I Love Sai
(c) I Believe Sai
(d) I Hope Sai