(4) Union is command. 111. Which of the following may be used by the. Reserve Bank of India as a tool to draining out excess money from the system: (1) Increasing Cash Reserve Ratio. (2) Increasing Reverse Repo rate. (3) Reduction in Repo rate. (4) Both (1) & (2). 112. A parity bit is: (1) Used to indicate uppercase letters.

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www.gradestack.com/ssc DIRECTIONS: (1-2): In the following questions, each question is followed by two statements labeled I and II in which certain data is given. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Using the data given, together with our everyday knowledge, choose. (1) If statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question but statement II alone is not sufficient to answer the question. (2) If statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question (3) If both statements I and II together are sufficient to answer the question but neither alone is sufficient to answer the question (4) If I and II are not sufficient to answer the question and more data is required 1. What marks have been obtained by Ramesh? I. Ramesh’s marks are average of marks of Namita and Anita II. Namita obtained 80 marks and this is 33% more than the marks obtained by Anita (1) A (2) B (3) C (4) D 2.

A certain bookshop sold, 92 copies of “Geet Gata Chal” by Atal Bihari Vajpayee during the first day. What percentage of stock of this book did he sell on that day: I. The total number of books with this title on stock is 230. II. There are a total of 1000 books in his store. (1) A (2) B (3) C (4) D DIRECTIONS: (3 -4) The Venn diagram given below shows the estimated readership of 3 daily newspapers (H.T, TOI & Statesman) in Delhi. The total readership and advertising cost for each of these papers is as below

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The total population of the city is approximately 14 million. The common readership (in lakhs) indicated in the Venn diagram

3. The number of people (in lakhs) who read at least one newspaper is: (1) 4.7 (2) 23.4 (3) 17.4 (4) None of these 4. The number of people (in lakhs) who read only one newspaper is: (1) 23.4 (2) 17.4 (3) 11.9 (4) None of these 5.

Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of town (4) Town H is towards South of town (4) Towards which direction is town H from town F? (1) East (4) South-East (3) North-East (5) Data inadequate

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(1) 1 (2) 6 (3) 4 (4) 5

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(2) B (3) C (4) A 13. Find the missing number.

(1) 18 (2) 19 (3) 25 (4) 27 8.

A man has two wives A and (2) A is Sunny's stepmother. How is Sunny related to B? (1) Step-daughter (2) Sister-in-law (3) Son (4) husband 9.

If PRATAP could be given the code number 1618120116, what code number can be given to NAVIN? (1) 73957614 (2) 24639125 (3) 14122914 (4) 19274651 10. From the given alternative words select the one which can be formed using the letters of the given word MEASUREMENT (1) MASTER (2) MANTLE (3) SUMMIT (4) ASSURE 11. Tom travelled 35 km from centre point towards North and then turned right and travelled 17 km and finally turned right and travelled 35 km. How far was he from the starting point? (1) 17 km (2) 16 km (3) 15 km (4) 18 km. 12. Given that. 1. A is the brother of B 2. C is the father of A 3. D is the brother of E 4. E is the daughter of B Then the uncle of ‘D’ is: (1) E Page | 3

(1) 512 (2) 125 (3) 256 (4) 315 DIRECTIONS: In this question a piece of paper is folded and then cut as shown below. The dotted lines shown are the portion which have been folded. The curve arrow shows the directions of folding. And the number of scissors beneath the figure show the number of portions cut. From the given responses, indicate how it will appear when opened. The opening is in the same order as folding. 14. Question Figure

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17. 19: 37 : : 26 : ? (1) 52 (2) 51 (3) 46 (4) 43

22. Nimit studies which subject in PhD? (1) History (2) Maths (3) Economics (4) Can’t be determined

18. CE : 70: DE : ? (1) 90 (2) 60 (3) 120 (4) 210 Directions (19 - 23): Study the following information to answer the given questions. Seven friends, vizManuj, Nimit, Gunjan, Harsh, Akshay, Shivam and Piyush, are pursuing their PhD in different subjects— Maths, History, Political Science, Chemistry, Economic, Accounts and Geography, but not necessarily in the same order. They study in three different universities, viz P, Q and S. At least two friends study in the same university. Harsh is studying Political Science in university P. The one who is studying History is not from university S. Piyush is studying Geography in university Q with only Nimit. Manuj is not studying Economics and is not from university P. Shivam is studying Accounts and is not from university P. Akshay is studying Chemistry but not from university P. No one studies Maths or Economics in university P. 19. Which of the following represents the group that studies in university S? (1) Harsh, Nimit (2) Gunjan, Shivam, Akshay (3) Manuj, Akshay (4) Akshay, Shivam, Manuj 20. Gunjan is studying in which of the following universities? (1) P (2) Q (3) S (4) Can’t be determined 21. Which of the following combinations is true? (1) Manuj—Economics—university S (2) Nimit—History—university Q (3) Gunjan—History—university S Page | 4

23. Who among the following is studying History in PhD? (1) Nimit (2) Gunjan (3) Shivam (4) Manuj Directions (24-28): The following table gives the Quantity (In Tonnes) of rice produced by various sates over a period of 6 years from 2002 to 2007. Study the following table carefully and answer the questions given below.

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24. For which state has the production of rice increased over the years continuously? (1) A (2) B (3) D (4) C 25. In which year was the production of rice the highest in all the states together? (1) 2007 (2) 2002 (3) 2005 (4) 2006 26. Which state produced the lowest quantity of rice over the years? (1) E

www.gradestack.com/ssc (2) D (3) C (4) A 27. What is the respective ratio of the average quantity of rice produced by State D to the average quantity of rice produced by State F over the years? (1) 69 : 79 (2) 310:317 (3) 138: 155 (4) 276: 317 28. Rice produced by State C in the year 2005 is approximately what per cent of the rice produced by State A in the same year? (1) 82 (2) 72 (3) 88 (4) 79 29. A sum of money doubles itself at some rate of compound interest in 15 years. In how many years will it become eight times of itself with the same rate? (1) 30 (2) 45 (3) 48 (4) 60 30. A reduction of 25% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 10kg more rice for Rs.600 . The reduced per kg price of rice is ? (1) Rs.30 (2) Rs.25 (3) Rs.20 (4) Rs.15 Directions (31-34): The pie-chart, given here, shows the land distribution of a village. Study the pie-chart and answer the question based on it.

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31. The ratio of the waste land to the cultivated land is (1) 4 : 3 (2) 3 : 2 (3) 2 : 1 (4) 3 : 1 32. What percent of total lands is used for cultivation? (1) 24 (2) 25 (3) 50 (4) 90 33. If the total area of the village is 7200 acres, the total area of the wet land is (1) 1028 acres (2) 5040 acres (3) 3600 acres (4) 1400 acres 34. The land used for roads is what percent of the inhabited land? 2 (1) 66 3 (2) 48 1 (3) 33 3 (4) 50

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35. What is the ratio between the number of students passed from institute U in 2007 and the number of students passed from institute Q in 2005 respectively? (1) 95: 154 (2) 154: 95 (3) 36: 77 (4) 77: 36 36. What is the ratio between the average number of students appeared from institute P for all the years and that from institute S respectively? (1) 463: 353 (2) 353: 463 (3) 461: 333 (4) 333 : 461 37. What is the total number of students passed from all institutes together in year 2010? (1) 3790 (2) 3970 (3) 2590 (4) 2930 38. What is the overall percentage of students passed from all institutes together in 2008? (rounded off to nearest integer) (1) 68 (2) 70 Page | 6

(3) 69 (4) 71 39. Approximately, what is the overall percentage of students passed from institute R for all the years? (1) 60 (2) 65 (3) 75 (4) 50 40. The difference of two numbers is 1365. On dividing the larger number by the smaller, we get 6 as quotient and the 15 as remainder. What is the smaller number? (1) 240 (2) 270 (3) 295 (4) 360 41. A and B alone can complete work in 9 days and 18 days respectively. They worked together. However 3 days before the completion of the work B left. In how many days the work was completed? (1) 10 (2) 8 (3) 15 (4) 7

www.gradestack.com/ssc 42. A bag contains Rs.90 in coins of denominations of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise. If coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5, then the number of 25 paise coins in the bag is (1) 80 (2) 120 (3) 100 (4) 135 43. A rectangular park 60 m long and 40 m wide has two concrete crossroads running in the middle of the park and rest of the park has been used as a lawn. If the area of the lawn is 2109 sq. m, then what is the width of the road? (1) 2.91 m (2) 3 m (3) 5.82 m (4) None of these 44. Which of the following is an Article provided by the constitution regarding children education comes within PART IV “Directive Principles of State Policy”: (1) Providing free and compulsory education to all children of age of six to fourteen years in such a manner as the state may be, by law, determine (2) Providing opportunities for education to his child or as the case may be, ward between the age of six and fourteen years. (3) Providing early childhood care and education of all children until they complete the age of six years (4) All of these 45. Country facing water crisis was helped by India recently: (1) Myanmar (2) Philippines (3) Maldives (4) Bangladesh 46. Which of the following has been awarded 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature? (1) Tomas Lindahl (2) Author Svetlana Alexievich (3) Paul Modrich (4) Aziz Sancar 47. In which city Tata Power launched LED tube light scheme? Page | 7

(1) (2) (3) (4)

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48. Find the incorrect statement with respect to money bill: (1) If any question arises whether a bill is money bill or not, the decision of the speaker of the house of the people shall be final. (2) Money bill shall not be introduced in the Council of States (3) A money bill passed by the House of the people shall be transmitted to council of states for its recommendation and House of the people may thereupon either accept or reject all or any of the recommendations of the council of states. (4) If any money bill passed by the House of people and transmitted to Council of States for its recommendation is not returned to the house of people within a period of 21 days, it shall be deemed to have been passed by both houses at the expiration of the said period. 49. RTGS in banking sector stands for: (1) Real Time Gross Settlement (2) Real Transactions Going Settlement (3) Ready Transfer Gross Settlement (4) Remittance Transfer Gross settlement 50. The famous Lagoon lake of India is: (1) Dal Lake (2) Chilka Lake (3) Pulicat Lake (4) Mansarover 51. A shift register is a: (1) Random-access memory (2) Sequentially accessed memory (3) Read-only memory (4) Content-addressable memory 52. Any file in which insertion of new records or deletion of old records occurs at a high rate is referred to as: (1) A volatile file (2) A sequential file (3) A random access file (4) None of the above

www.gradestack.com/ssc 53. (1) (2) (3) (4)

In TRIPS, what does 'I' stand for? Intellectual Information Indian Infra

54. The BRICS Bank would have its headquarter in? (1) India (2) Russia (3) China (4) South Africa 55. Which among the following soil is rich in minerals? (1) Alluvial Soil (2) Both (1) and (4) (3) Red Soil (4) Black Soil 56. Tagore was the first Asian to win Nobel Prize for literature. The second Asian to win Nobel prize for literature belongs to which country? (1) China (2) Japan (3) India (4) Pakistan 57. The first microprocessor built by the Intel Corporation was called (1) 8008 (2) 8080 (3) 4004 (4) 8800 58. The term gigabyte refers to (1) 1024 bytes (2) 1024 kilobytes (3) 1024 mb (4) 1024 gb 59. In DVD, V stand for.............. (1) video (2) Versatile (3) Valuable (4) both a and b 60. Fax machine is an example of (1) bar code readers (2) Imaging systems (3) Scanning device (4) Pen drive Page | 8

61. ...............is known as POS scanner. (1) bar code reader (2) Magnetic stripe reader (3) MICR (4) OCR 62. ...................is the result produced by a computer (1) data (2) Memory (3) Output (4) Input 63. . What are the units used to count the speed of a printer? (1) CPM (2) DPI (3) PPM (4) BIT 64. What is Dr. Watson? (1) IT Expert (2) Application Debugger (3) Surgeon (4) Operating system 65. Which of the following cables can transmit data at high speeds? (1) Flat cables (2) Coaxial cable (3) Optic fiber cable (4) Twisted pair cable 66. Which of the following is not a binary number? (1) 11101 (2) 110 (3) 233 (4) 1001 67. Which of the following will you require to hear music on your computer? (1) Video Card (2) Sound Card (3) Mouse (4) Joy Stick 68. What is the meaning of OSI, in terms of computers? (1) Open Software Interrelation (2) Open System Interrelation (3) Open System Interconnection (4) Open Software Interconnection

www.gradestack.com/ssc 69. Father of 'C' programming language_________. (1) Dennis Ritchie (2) Prof Jhon Kemeny (3) Thomas Kurtz (4) Bill Gates 70. Which of the following is not correctly matched? (1) Anemometer- Wind speed (2) Ammeter- Electric Current (3) Tachometer- Pressure Difference (4) Pyrometer- High Temperature

(3) Guru Har Rai (4) Guru Teg Bahadur 77. Where is “ Ninety East Ridge” situated? (1) Pacific Ocean (2) Indian Ocean (3) Arctic Ocean (4) Atlantic Ocean 78. Which is a method of off-the-job training: (1) Position Rotation (2) Brainstorming (3) Apprenticeship (4) Vestibule School

71. Mercosur, a multilateral organization belongs to: (1) South America (2) North America (3) South Asia (4) Europe

79. ESOP stands for: (1) Employee Stock Operation Plan (2) Employee Stock Opinion Plan (3) Employee Stock Organizational Plan (4) Employee Stock Option Plan

72. JDBC stands for : (1) Java Data Base Conductivity (2) Java Developer Base Connectivity (3) Java Data Base Connectivity (4) Java Developing Base Connectivity

80. The concept of Six Sigma is associated with: (1) Employee improvement (2) Quality work life (3) Zero defect (4) Statistical employee performance

73. “Milk of Magnesia” is a suspension of(1) Magnesium Sulphate (2) Magesium Hydroxide (3) Magnesium Chloride (4) Magnesium Carbonate

81. Leaders who rely forever on the same internal advisers run the risk of being betrayed due to: (1) Lack of trust (2) Improper distance from authority (3) Closer leader-adviser relationship (4) Lack of impartiality of the opinion

74. The contents of memory will not be lost, when power goes off, in: (1) EPROM (2) ROM (3) EEPROM (4) All the above 75. A central computer surrounded by one or more satellite computer is called: (1) Bus Network (2) Ring Network (3) Star Network (4) All of the above 76. Shah Jahan fought the battle of Kartapur against – (1) Guru Hargovind singh (2) Guru Har Kishan Page | 9

82. What is the primary objective of Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme? (1) To rope in customers looking to buy gold as an investment (2) To issue Government securities in gold Form (3) To regulate the share market (4) To regulate trading of gold 83. Which international standard governs Credit Card numbers? (1) ISO/IEC 7810 (2) ISO/IEC 7812 (3) ISO/IEC 7815 (4) ISO/IEC 7820 84. Former Pakistan player Shahbaz Ahmed was recently in News. He is associated with_____.

www.gradestack.com/ssc (1) Cricket (2) Hockey (3) Badminton (4) Billiards 85. Who is the Chairman of NITI Aayog? (1) Narendra Modi (2) M Thambidurai (3) Menka Ganghi (4) Pranab Mukherjee 86. The headquarter of RBI is situated at? (1) Delhi (2) Kolkata (3) Chennai (4) Mumbai 87. Who has been appointed as the CMD of India Trade Promotion Organization? (1) LK Jha (2) RK Tiwari (3) LC Goyal (4) KN Tripathy

92. In which Film festival, the award Palme d'Or given? (1) Cannes Film Festival (2) International Film Festival (3) Toronto Film Festival (4) Sundance Film Festival 93. Which of the following is NOT a game? (1) Billiards (2) Polo (3) Bridge (4) Olympic 94. Mumbai High is famous for? (1) chemical industry (2) petroleum deposits (3) atomic reactor (4) steel plant

88. ROM is an example of which of the following? (1) Volatile memory (2) Cache memory (3) Non volatile memory (4) Virtual memory

95. Under which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India, is the ‘Annual Financial Statement’ of the economy to be laid by the Government, on the table of the Parliament before 31st March, every year? (1) Article 16 (2) Article 31 (3) Article 112 (4) Article 124

89. Which of the following term is not related to internet: (1) Hyperlink (2) Search Engine (3) Browser (4) Function key

96. Who was the First Speaker of the First Lok Sabha: (1) G.V. Mavalanka (2)Deshmukh (3) Dr. S.Radhakrishnan (4) Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant

90. ASBA scheme is related to: (1) Initial Public Offer (2) Central Government Scheme for Women Empowerment (3) A scheme in commodities market (4) Pension scheme of Government of India 91. To conduct joint research in Defence, DRDO has inked a pact with which IIT? (1) IIT-Kharagpur (2) IIT- Bombay (3) IIT-Kanpur (4) IIT-Kharagpur Page | 10

97. The Kisan Vikas Patra certificates would be available in the denomination of_______? (1) Rs. 1000 – Rs. 50000 (2) Rs. 500- Rs. 1,00,000 (3) Rs. 5000- Rs. 2,0000 (4) Rs. 100- Rs. 1,00,00 98. What is Shauryanjali? (1) Annual Conference (2) Music Meet (3) Film Festival (4) Exhibition

www.gradestack.com/ssc 99. Recently, India has signed pact with which country for repatriation of each other’s wanted prisoners and cooperate in all criminal matters? (1) Indonesia (2) Singapore (3) Seychelles (4) Switzerland 100. Which country has recently framed a new constitution? (1) Bhutan (2) Myanmar (3) Bangladesh (4) Nepal 101. The Tadoba Festival will be organized by which of the following state? (1) Gujarat (2) Madhya Pradesh (3) Maharashtra (4) Uttar Pradesh 102. Second green revolution is related with? (1) Hyvs (2) Wheat (3) Rice (4) Bio-Technology 103. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: List–I List–II I. Linux (1) Internet II. Pentium (2) Programming Language III. C++ (3) Microprocessor IV. Modem (4) Operating System (1) I –D, II- C, III-B, IV-A (2) I –C, II- D, III-B, IV-A (3) I –B, II- C, III-D, IV-A (4) I –D, II- B, III-C, IV-A 104. The oldest type of energy known to man is ? (1) Wind power (2) Solar power (3) Tidal power (4) Geothermal energy 105. Natural gas is a mixture of gases and contains mainly? (1) methane and higher hydro-carbons Page | 11

(2) butane and isobutene (3) methane only (4) methane, hydrogen and carbon monoxide 106. The most densely populated island of the world is? (1) Sri Lanka (2) Iceland (3) Java (4) Puerto rico 107. Hierarchy in management: (1) Is sometimes called a chain of command (2) Should always be followed in communication (3) Is never responsible for red tape (4) Means fairness combined with equity 108. A star employee is one: (1) High in performance and high in potential (2) Low in performance and low in potential (3) High in performance and low in potential (4) Low in performance and high in potential 109. According to “Scalar Principle” of management: (1) A manager can directly supervise a limited number of people (2) The line of authority must be clearly defined (3) Exceptionally complex problems are referred to higher levels of management (4) Each subordinate should have only one superior 110. “Espirit de crops” principle means: (1) Union is strength (2) Union is power (3) Union is motive (4) Union is command 111. Which of the following may be used by the Reserve Bank of India as a tool to draining out excess money from the system: (1) Increasing Cash Reserve Ratio (2) Increasing Reverse Repo rate (3) Reduction in Repo rate (4) Both (1) & (2) 112. A parity bit is: (1) Used to indicate uppercase letters (2) Used to detect errors (3) Is the first bit in a byte (4) Is the last bit in a byte

www.gradestack.com/ssc 113. QWERTY is used with reference to: (1) Screen layout (2) Mouse button layout (3) Keyboard layout (4) Word processing software 114. Which of the following organization wins 2015 Nobel Peace Prize? (1) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (3) Grameen Bank (4) National Dialogue Quartet 115. Who has elected as the 38th new Prime Minister of Nepal? (1) K P Sharma Oli (2) Ram Baran Yadav (3) Ravneet Singh (4) Ranganath Mavinakere 116. The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations have agreed to set up a \$100-bn foreign currency reserve pool to deal with contingencies. What is India’s contribution to the pool? (1) \$5 bn (2) \$10 bn (3) \$18 bn (4) \$22 bn 117. A group of 12 men gathered for a meeting in a hotel and a traveler who stumbles into their amidst. The story involves a missing rich man, a dead hermit, a large sum in Gold and a beaten up whore. The multiple voices takes turn to tell their own stories and gradually what happened to the small town of Hokitika is revealed(4) From the above identify the name of the book: (1) The Lowland (2) The Luminaries (3) A tale for the time being (4) The testament of Mary 118. “Unity of command” is violated under? (1) Line organization (2) Line and staff organization (3) Functional organization (4) Horizontal organization Page | 12

119. One star is going away from the Earth. Then the observer on the Earth will experience: (1) Decrease in wave length (2) Increase in wave length (3) No change in wave length (4) None of these 120. Most of the ozone in the atmosphere is concentrated in the: (1) Ionosphere (2) Mesosphere (3) Stratosphere (4) Troposphere