SSC CHSL – Tier 1 previous year Model paper

SSC CHSL - Tier 1 previous year Model paper

Direction (1-3): In the following question, select the related word/letter/number from the given alternatives

1. Screw gauge: Thickness:: Hygrometer : ?

(a) Speed                                      

(b) Wind

(c) Humidity                               

(d) Earthquakes

2. AD : FI :: IL : ?

(a) NQ                        

(b) MN                    

(c) DC                  

 (d) FG

3. 56 : 72 :: 30 : ?

(a) 52

(b) 42

(c) 48

(d) 53

Direction (4-6): In the following question, find the odd word/number/letters/ number pairs from the given alternatives

4. (a) Italy

(b) Ukraine

(c) Vietnam

(d) Sweden

5. (a) DWE

(b) PKQ

(c) TGU

(d) MPN


(a) 43 – 57

(b) 34 – 48

(c) 53 – 67

(d) 23 – 39

7. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary

1. Escapade 2. Escalope 3. Escallop 4. Escargatoire

(a) 3, 1, 4, 2

(b) 4, 1, 2, 3

(c) 3, 2, 1, 4

(d) 4, 1, 2, 3

Directions (8-9): In the questions, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternatives from the given that will complete the series

8. BEH, KNQ, TWZ, ?

(a) FIC

(b) CFI

(c) ABC

(d) ACD

9. 9, 27, 31, 93, 97, 291, 295, 885, ?

(a) 1180

(b) 889

(c) 2645

(d) 881

10. Pointing to a lady in the photograph, Radha said, “Her son’s father is the son-in-law of my mother”. How is Radha related to the lady?

(a) Mother

(b) Mother-in-law

(c) Sister

(d) Daughter

11. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.




(c) STAB


12. If C = 3, EAT = 26, FIRST = ?

(a) 76

(b) 75

(c) 72

(d) 80

13. The following equation has been solved on the basis of a certain pattern. Find the correct answer for the unsolved equation.

11 x 17 x 13 = 41

4 x 7 x 2 = 13

5 x3 x4=?

(a) 16

(b) 24

(c) 12

(d) 18

14. Gopi moved a distance of 75 meters towards the North. He then turned to the left and walking for about 25 meter turned left again and walked 80 meters. Finally, he turned to the right of an angle of 450. Which direction was he moving finally?

(a) South – West 

(b) South – East

(c) North – East

(d) North – West

15. If ‘+’ means ‘÷’ , ‘÷’ means ‘-’ , ‘-’ means ‘x’ and ‘x’ means ‘+’ then,

20 x 42 ÷ 8 – 12 + 3

(a) 40

(b) 44

(c) 30

(d) 38

16. Find the missing number in the given matrix

6      15      19

3       6         7

4.5    10.5    ?

(a) 12

(b) 13

(c) 17

(d) 14

17. P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting in a row; Q and T are in the centre. P and U are at the ends. R is sitting to the left of U. Who is sitting to the immediate right of P?

(a) S

(b) R

(c) Q

(d) T

18. Statement:

Most people who stop smoking gain weight


I. If one stops smoking, one will gain weight

II. If one does not stop smoking one will not gain weight

Give answer:

(a) If only assumption I is implicit

(b) If only assumption II is implicit

(c) If either I or II is implicit

(d) If neither I nor II is implicit

19. Which figure represents the relationship among?

Electronics, Computer, Tube light





20. Which set of the letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series will complete it?


(a) baab

(b) aaba

(c) abab

(d) baaa

21. From the given answer figures select

the one in which the question figure is hidden/ embedded

Question figure

Answer Figures:

22. If a mirror is placed along the line, which of the answer figures is the correct image of the given question figure?

Question Figures

Answer Figures:

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

23. A piece of paper is folded and cut as shown in the question figure. Select the answer figure, which is similar to the former figure when opened.

Question Figures:

Answer Figures:

24. A word is represented by only one set of number as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of number given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices, given below. The column and rows are Matrix (I) are numbered from 0 to 3 and the Matrix (II) are numbered from 4 to 7. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, e.g.’A’ can be represented by 00, 76 and ‘S’ can be represented by 11, 66. Identify the set for the word PUSH

Matrix (I)


























Matrix (II)


























(a)10, 66, 45, 03,

(b) 30, 11, 54, 10

(c) 10, 45, 66, 75

(d) 01, 54, 66, 57

25. In each of the following questions, which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following words in ascending order ?

1.Sentence                    2.Word            3.Chapter               4.Phrase            5.Paragraph

(a) 4, 3, 1, 2, 5 

(b) 2, 3, 5, 4, 1

(c) 3, 5, 1, 4, 2

(d) 1, 3, 2, 4, 5

26. The Chief agricultural product of USA

(a) Maize

(b) Cotton

(c) Barley

(d) Rice

27. SELENE-1 the lunar orbiter mission belongs to:

(a) China

(b) European Union

(c) Japan

(d) USA

28. Chronological order of the committees which were formed for Estimation of Poverty in India

(i) Tendulkar committee

(ii) Rangarajan committee

(iii) Saxena committee

(iv) Hashim committee

(a) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

(b) (i), (iii), (iv), (ii)

(c) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)

(d) (iv), (iii), (i), (ii)

29. Large number of people remain unemployed is

(a) Technological unemployment

(b) Disguised unemployment

(c) Open unemployment

(d) Structural unemployment

30. Which of the following state has the longest coastline in India?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Gujarat

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Kerala

31. Juba is the capital of

(a) Bulgaria

(b) Lesotho

(c) Croatia

(d) South Sudan

32. After the Carnatic wars, Pondicherry was returned to French by

(a) Treaty of Aix La-Chapelle

(b) Treaty of Paris

(c) Treaty of Allahabad

(d) Treaty of Madras

33. Subash Chandra Bose defeated Pattabhi Sittharamaiya in the 1939 INC Presidential election held at

(a) Manipur (b) Tripura

(c) Bombay (d) Calcutta

34. The second highest peak of the World lies in which of the following range?

(a) Karakoram range

(b) Ladakh range

(c) Zaskar range

(d) Pushkar Range

35. The plain which is formed through deposition of alluvium by the rivers of Indus system is

(a) The Rajasthan plain

(b) The Punjab-Haryana Plain

(c) The Ganga Plain

(d) The Brahmaputra Plain

36. Atoms of the elements having the same atomic number but different mass number is called?

(a) Isotopes

(b) Isobars

(c) Isotones

(d) Isoelectronic

37. Combustion of candle is a

(a) Photochemical reaction

(b) Endothermic reaction

(c) Exothermic reaction

(d) Natural reaction

38. Full form of TCP is

(a) Transmission Control Protocol

(b) Total Control Protocol

(c) Transmission Control Program

(d) Totaling Control Program

39. Which of the following is/are true about cell theory?

(i) All living organisms are composed of cells and products of cells.

(ii) All cells arise from pre-existing cells.

(iii) Cells are basic building units of life.

(iv) Viruses do not follow cell theory.

(a) (i) & (ii)

(b) (i), (ii) & (iii)

(c) (i), (ii) & (iv)

(d) All the above

40. Oxygen transportation in a human body takes place through

(i) blood

(ii) lungs

(iii) tissue

The correct sequence of transportation is

(a) i, ii and iii

(b) iii, i and ii

(c) ii, i and iii

(d) i, iii and ii

41. ‘Keratomalacia’ is due to the deficiency of,

(a) Vitamin – D

(b) Vitamin – A

(c) Vitamin – E

(d) Vitamin – A

42. The doldrums belt is located in which region

(a) Around the Equator and poles

(b) Poles, Tropic of Cancer

(c) Tropic of Cancer, Equator

(d) Tropic of cancer, Tropic of Capricorn

43. A Cyclone is a

(a) A low pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere

(b) A low pressure system with anti-clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere

(c) A low pressure system with clock-wise winds in the northern hemisphere

(d) A high pressure system with anti- clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere

44. Who is the current President of World Bank?

(a) Robert B. Zoellict

(b) Paul Wolfowitz

(c) Lewis Preston

(d) Dr. Jim Yong Kim

45. NITI Aayog Includes

(i) Leaders of the States

(ii) Leaders of the Union Territories

(iii) A Deputy Chairman

(iv) Chief Executive officers and experts

(a) Only (i) and (ii)

(b) Only (iii) and (iv)

(c) All (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

(d) Only (i), (ii), (iii)

46. Which of the following amendment act is called as ‘Mini Constitution’?

(a) 42nd Amendment Act

(b) 44th Amendment Act

(c) 73rd Amendment Act

(d) 74th Amendment Act

47. The description about the constitution, ‘Co-Operative Federalism’ given by

(a) K C Wheare

(b) Morris Jones

(c) Granvile Austin

(d) Ivor Jennings

48. ‘Tappa’ is a form of Indian Semi-Classical Music, originated in

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Punjab

(c) Bihar

(d) West-Bengal

49. What is the SI unit of Optical Wavelength?

(a) Weber

(b) Lumen

(c) Farad

(d) Angstrom

50. In the Vijayanagara Empire, Land tax was called as

(a) Sist

(b) Prant

(c) Rajya

(d) Tista




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