# SSC Constable GD Paper in English

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## SSC GD Constable Paper in English

### General Intelligence and Reasoning

Q-1 : Which two signs should be interchanged to make the below equation mathematically correct?

a)
b)
c)
d)

Ans : a)

Q-2 : ‘P % Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’.
‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the daughter of Q’.
‘P = Q’ means ‘P is the son of Q’.
‘P # Q’ means ‘P is the wife of Q’.
If L + M % N = O # P, how is P related to L?

a) Father’s father
b) Father’s brother
c) Mother’s brother
d) Sister’s husband

Ans : a) Father’s father

Q-3 :Which option represents the correct order of the given words as they would appear in the English dictionary?
1 riddle
2 river
3 rightful
4 ring
5 risk

a) 1,3,4,5,2
b) 1,2,3,4,5
c) 1,3,2,4,5
d) 1,2,4,5,3

Ans : a) 1,3,4,5,2

Q-4 :Select the correct mirror image of the given pattern when the mirror is placed at MN as shown.

a) 1
b) 3
c) 2
d) 4

Ans : d) 4

Q-5 : Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows with 4 people each in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons.
In row I – A, B, C and D are seated and all of them are facing south.
In row II – V, X, Y and Z are seated and all of them are facing north.
B is the only neighbour of A and A sits exactly opposite Y. V sits at the extreme left end of their row and is exactly opposite C. D sits to the immediate left of C and exactly opposite X.Who sits at the immediate left of Y?

a) X
b) Z
c) V
d) A

Ans : b) Z

Q-6 : Which number will replace the question mark (?) in the following series?
63, 60, 66, 57, ?

a) 69
b) 70
c) 55
d) 65

Ans : a) 69

Q-7 : Select the correct combination of mathematical signs to sequentially replace the * signs and to balance the given equation.
78 * 39 * 46 * 5 * 10 * 2

a)
b)
c)
d)

Ans : a)

Q-8 :Select the option that is related to the fifth letter-cluster in the same way as the second letter-cluster is related to the first letter-cluster and the fourth letter-cluster is related to the third letter-cluster.
NGC : OJH :: BQJ : CTO :: PTC : ?

a) QWH
b) OQH
c) QUD
d) OWH

Ans : a) QWH

Q-9 : A paper is folded and cut as shown below. How will it appear when unfolded ?

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

Ans : b) 2

Q-10 : Which of the following terms will replace the question mark (?) in the given series?
EHGD, FGHC, GFIB, ?

a) SEHA
b) REJA
c) HEJA
d) BEJA

Ans : c) HEJA

Q-11 :Three statements are given followed by two conclusions. Assuming the statements to be true, even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.
Statements:
All tables are woods.
All woods are paints.
No paint is a steel.
Conclusions:
1. Some paints are steels.
2. All steels can be woods.

a) Both conclusions 1 and 2 follow.
b) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follows.
c) Only conclusion 1 follows.
d) Only conclusion 2 follows.

Ans : b) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follows.

Q-12 : Select the option figure which is embedded in the given figure. (Rotation is not allowed).

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

Ans : c) 3

Q-13 : Three different positions of the same dice shown. Find the number on the face opposite the face showing ‘4’.

a) 5
b) 3
c) 6
d) 2

Ans : b) 3

Q-13 : Six students Melanie, Sucheta, Martin, Suzanne, Danish and Jacob are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Melanie is sitting second to the right of Sucheta. Suzanne is an immediate neighbour of Melanie and Sucheta. Danish is sitting third to the right of Suzanne. Martin is an immediate neighbour of Sucheta and Danish. Jacob is sitting third to the right of Sucheta. Who is sitting between Martin and Suzanne?

a) Jacob
b) Melanie
c) Sucheta
d) Danish

Ans : c) Sucheta

Q-14 : In a certain code language, ‘TERMINATOR’ is written as ‘ROTANTERMI’ and ‘SUPERMAN’ is written as ‘NAMRSUPE’. How will ‘AVENGERS’ be written in that
language?

a) SERGAVEN
b) SREGAVEN
c) SREAGVEN
d) SREGAVNE

Ans : b) SREGAVEN

Q-15 : select the figure from among the given options that can replace the question mark (?) in the following series.

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

Ans : c) 3

Q-16 : Select the set in which the numbers are related in the same way as are the numbers of the following sets.
(NOTE : Operations should be performed on the whole numbers, without breaking down the numbers into its constituent digits. E.g. 13 – Operations on 13 such as
adding/subtracting/multiplying etc. to 13 can be performed. Breaking down 13 into 1 and 3 and then performing mathematical operations on 1 and 3 is not allowed)

(6, 9, 324)
(5, 8, 240)

a) (10,6,360)
b) (9, 4, 232)
c) (8, 5, 280)
d) (9, 5, 260)

Ans : a) (10,6,360)

Q-17 : In the following question, select the odd letter/letters from the given alternatives.

a) JJG
b) FFC
c) XXT
d) PPM

Ans : c) XXT

Q-18: In the following question below are given some statements followed by some
conclusions based on those statements. Taking the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follows the given statements.

Statements:
I. No R is T.
II. All T are H.
Conclusions:
I. No T is R.
II. No H is T.
III. No R is H.

a) Only conclusion I follows
b) All conclusion follows
c) Only conclusion III follows
d) Only conclusion II follows

Ans : a) Only conclusion I follows

Q-19 :Which letter cluster will replace the question mark (?) to complete the given series?
FOWC, KWLI, ?, UMPU, ZUEA

a) SDCO
b) PEAO
c) SEQO
d) PWQO

Ans : b) PEAO

Q-20 :Which of the following numbers will replace the question mark (?) in the given series?
5, 9, 25, 97, 481, ?

a) 2881
b) 2684
c) 2788
d) 2885

Ans : a) 2881

### General Knowledge and General awareness

Q-1 : In the game of football, the distance between the goalposts is ________________. whereas the distance from the lower edge of the crossbar to the ground is __________.

a) 7.52 m; 4.24 m
b) 7.32 m; 2.44 m
c) 2.44 m; 7.32 m
d) 8.12 m; 2.24 m

Ans : b) 7.32 m; 2.44 m

Q-2 : In the post-independence period, who won the 1st individual Olympic Medal for India in 1952?

b) Milkha Singh
c) Kapil Dev
d) Karnam Malleswari

Q-3 : The light of the sun takes about _____________ minutes to reach the earth.

a) 10
b) 7
c) 9
d) 8

Ans : d) 8

Q-4 :Although there was a category of industries left to the private sector, the sector was kept under state control through a system of licenses. No new industry was allowed unless a license was obtained from the government.
The above lines are about which of the following?

a) IPR-1956
b) IPR-1952
c) IPR-1951
d) IPR-1958

Ans : a) IPR-1956
Industrial Policy Resolution of 1956

Q-5 : What does Part IVA of the Indian Constitutions deal with?

a) Fundamental Rights
b) Directive Principles of State Policy
c) Moral Duty of Police
d) Fundamental Duties

Ans : d) Fundamental Duties

Q-6 : Which rocks are formed from solidification and cooling of magma?

a) Chemical Sedimentary Rocks
b) Metamorphic rocks
c) Sedimentary rocks
d) Igneous rocks

Ans : d) Igneous rocks

Q-7 : Name the facility available for sale and purchase of goods through internet and fax.

a) E-Commerce
b) Television
c) Postal Service
d) Telephone Service

Ans : a) E-Commerce

Q-8 : On heating gypsum at _______________ it losses water molecules and becomes calcium sulphate hemihydrate.

a) 115 K
b) 173 K
c) 215 K
d) 373 K

Ans : d) 373 K

Q-9 : Excessive use of synthetic fertilizers leads to :

a) clean and pure environment
b) noise pollution
c) Increase in soil organic matter

Q-10 : How many Schedules are there in the Indian Constitution?

a) 12
b) 15
c) 39
d) 24

Ans : a) 12

Q-11 :Three of the following four are examples of mammalia, and therefore form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

a) Platypus
b) Penguin
c) Kangaroo
d) Flying fox

Ans : b) Penguin

Q-12 : After the death of Guru Gobind Singh in 1708, the Khalsa revolted against the Mughal authority under the leadership of _________________.

b) Guru Amar Das
d) Guru Nanak Dev

Q-13 : Who among the following founded the newspaper ‘Sambad Kaumudi’ ?

a) Rash Bihari Bose
b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
c) Shishir Kumar Ghosh
d) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ans : b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Q-14 : Sarayu river is a tributary of which river?

a) Pindar
b) Bhagirathi
c) Tons
d) Sharda

Ans : d) Sharda

Q-15 : Which year marks the beginning of phase 2 of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)?

a) 2020 – 21
b) 2019 – 20
c) 2018 -19
d) 2021 – 22

Ans : a) 2020 – 21

Q-16 : Who among the following is best known for his plays ‘Yayati’ and ‘Tughlaq’?

a) Viju Khote
b) Shreeram Lagoo
d) Mohammed Zahur Khayyam

Q-17 : Which of the following is the traditional bamboo dance of the Mizos ?

a) Moyashai
b) Udoho
c) Cheraw
d) Aaluyattu

Ans : c) Cheraw

Q-18 : The acceleration of an object is said to be__________ when an object travels in a straight line and its velocity increases or decreases by equal amount in equal intervals of time.

a) negative
b) non-uniform
c) uniform
d) positive

Ans : c) uniform

Q-19 :_____________________ was the residence of the Mughal emperors of India for nearly 200 years until 1857.

a) Jehangir Mahal
b) Red Fort
c) Agra Fort
d) Pari Mahal

Ans : b) Red Fort

Q-20 : The Life Insurance Corporation of India Act was passed by the Parliament in the year ________________________.

a) 1956
b)1948
c) 1971
d) 1965

Ans : a) 1956

### Elementary Mathematics

Q-1 : The value of is :

a)
b)
c)
d)

Ans : c)

Q-2 : A sum fetched a simple interest of Rs 3,040 at the rate of 8 % p.a. in 5 years. What is the sum ?

a) 8, 600
b) 7, 600
c) 7,700
d) 6,600

Ans : b) 7, 600

Q-3 : Speed of an aircraft is 120km/min. This speed in m/sec is :

a) 120000
b) 12000
c) 1200
d) 2000

Ans : d) 2000

Q-4 : If the sides of a triangle measure 21 cm. 35 cm and 28 cm. what is the measure of its in radius ? (in cm)

a) 8 cm
b) 7 cm
c) 21 cm
d) 9 cm

Ans : b) 7 cm

Q-5 : Given that 15 % of X’s income = 20 % of Y’s income = 30 % of Z’s income. The sum of their incomes is Rs 9, 000. If Y spends Rs 2,200 from his income, the Y’s saving is :

a) Rs 500
b) Rs 200
c) Rs 800
d) Rs 600

Ans : c) Rs 800

Q-6 :The population of a village increases by 0.2% in the first year, it increases by 0.4% in the second year, and due to some disease, it decreases by 0.4% in the third year. What will be its population after 3 years, if in the beginning of the first year it was 2000 (rounded off to two decimal places)?

a) 2005.45
b) 2009.84
c) 2010.12
d) 2003.97

Ans : d) 2003.97

Q-7 : A can do of a work in 6 days and B can do 30 % of the same work in 3 days. they worked together for 4 days. The remaining work was completed by C alone in 6 days. B and C together can complete 70 % of the original work in :

a) days
b) 4 days
c) 5 days
d) days

Ans : d) days

Q-8 : The amount of a certain sum in 3 years at simple interest at x % perannum is Rs 5,472 and the amount of the same sum in years at the same rate, at simple interest is Rs 6, 930. the value of x is :

a) 7.2
b) 8.5
c) 8
d) 6.5

Ans : a) 7.2

Q-9 : There are two sections A and B of class, consisting of 38 and 42 students, respectively. If the average weight of the students of section A is 55 kg and that of section B is 32 kg, find the average weight of all the students in the class.

a) 42 kg
b) 42.925 kg
c) 44.925 kg
d) 40. 925 kg

Ans : b) 42.925 kg

Q-10 : The greatest number that on dividing 2675 and 2320 leaves the reminders 5 and 6, respectively, is :

a) 168
b) 170
c) 187
d) 178

Ans : d) 178

Q-11 : The side of a triangular park are 96 m.110 m and 146 m. Its area is equal to the area of a field in the shape of a rhombus, one of whose diagonals is 60 m. The length (in m) of its other diagonal is :

a) 176
b) 132
c) 218
d) 88

Ans : a) 176

Q-12 : What is the third proportional to 9 and 36 ?

a) 72
b) 288
c) 144
d) 122

Ans : c) 144

Q-13 : A shopkeeper has some toys. He sells two – third of the toys at a profit of 35 % and the remaining toys at 10 % loss. What is his overall percentage of profit ?

a) 16 %
b) 20 %
c) 18 %
d) 25 %

Ans : b) 20 %

Q-14 : Two trains start from places A and B, respectively, and travel towards each other at the speeds of 60 km/h and 50 km/h, respectively, By the time they meet, the faster train has travelled 110 km more than the slower train. What is the distance between A and B ?

a) 1100 km
b) 1200 km
c) 1150 km
d) 1210 km

Ans : d) 1210 km

Q-15 : The ratio of the ages of A, B and C, 5 years ago, was 4 : 5 : 7 The sum of their present ages is 135 years. What will be the sum of the ages (in years) of B and C, 3 years from now ?

a) 100
b) 96
c) 106
d) 112

Ans : c) 106

Q-16 : A man sells two articles at Rs 9,180 each. He gains 8 % on one article and loses 15 % on the other. His overall profit or loss is :

a) Profit Rs 840
b) Loss Rs 840
c) Loss Rs 940
d) Profit Rs 940

Ans : c) Loss Rs 940

Q-17 : The price of a car increased by 5 % while its sales decreased by 16%. What is the percentage change in the total revenue ?

a) 5 % decrease
b) 9 % increase
c) 9 % decrease
d) 5 % increase

Ans : d) 5 % increase

Q-18 : The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is cm. Find its height.

a) 18 cm
b) 9 cm
c) 10 cm
d) 6 cm

Ans : a) 18 cm

Q-19 : A chair is sold for Rs 720 after giving a discount of 10 % on its marked price. The cost price of the chair is Rs 640. If it is sold at the marked price, then the profit percentage will be :

a) 30 %
b) 20 %
c) 18 %
d) 25 %

Ans : d) 25 %

Q-20 : A nine – digit number 8956387y is divisible by 72. What is the value of ?

a) 8
b) 5
c) 6
d) 4

Ans : c) 6

### English

Q-1 : Select the most appropriate ANTONYM for the underlined word in the following sentence.
He is a spendthrift and spends money lavishly.

a) Careful
b) Wicked
c) Miser
d) Mean

Ans : c) Miser

Q-2: Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Commerce

a) Stream
c) Class
d) Bank

Q-3 : Select the most appropriate homonym to fill in the blank. These products ___________________ for a long time .

a) lust
b) last
c) lost
d) least

Ans : b) last

Q-4 : Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Explore all avenues

a) To discover new ideas
b) To discover new things
c) Try out every possibility to get a result
d) To discover new routes

Ans : c) Try out every possibility to get a result

Q-5 : Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

a) Pester
b) Referance
c) Orientation
d) Exaggerate

Ans : b) Referance

Q-6 : Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Noble

a) Agile
b) Regular
c) Humble
d) Dignified

Ans : d) Dignified

Q-7 :Select the most appropriate homophone to fill in the blank.
In many road accidents people break their bones mainly because their vehicle___________________fails.

a) brake
b) broke
c) brow
d) bleak

Ans : a) brake

Q-8 :Select the correct word for the blanks in the given sentence.
Sivakashi is famous for its__________________ box industry, and I am unable to find a ___________________ for my purple dress.

a) sweat
b) match
c) chatter

Ans : b) match

Q-9 : Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

b) Stakeholder
c) Permenent
d) Longitude

Ans : c) Permenent

Q-10 : Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A night owl

a) Someone who has good eyesight
b) Someone who works very hard
c) Someone who never works
d) A person who prefers to be awake late at night

Ans : d) A person who prefers to be awake late at night

Q-11 : Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution’.
The turtle can live in water as well as land.

a) No substitution
b) and also land
c) also on land
d) as well as on land.

Ans : d) as well as on land.

Q-12 : Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.
The possible results of an action

a) Implementation
b) Decision
c) Ramification
d) Causation

Ans : c) Ramification

Q-13 : Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Bankrupt

a) Well-off
b) Invert
c) Insolvent
d) Careless

Ans : c) Insolvent

Q-14 : The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains an error.
Nandu will / leave for the airport / as soon as / a taxi arrive.

a) a taxi arrive
b) leave for the airport
c) Nandu will
d) as soon as

Ans : a) a taxi arrive

Q-15 :Select the most appropriate option that can substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.
I asked Rita that how far her school was.

a) how far her school is
b) that how her school is
c) then how far her school was
d) how far her school was

Ans : d) how far her school was

### Comprehension:

following passage, some words have been deleted. Read the passage carefully and select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.
A natural gas barrier in the upper atmosphere called the ozone layer 1._____________________ people and other living things from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Ozone exists in tiny concentrations 2.______________________ the atmosphere, but the majority (about 90%) is found in the stratosphere, a layer that is 10 to 50 kilometres 3._____________________ the surface of Earth. The ozone layer is essential to life on Earth because it 4.________________ out the majority of the sun’s harmful UV rays. In the 1970s, researchers 5. __________________________ that the ozone layer was thinning.

Q-16 :Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.

a) attracts
b) flourishes
c) discovers
d) shields

Ans : d) shields

Q-17 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.

a) below
b) in
c) throughout
d) under

Ans : b) in

Q-18 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.

a) into
b) onto
c) above
d) at

Ans : c) above

Q-19 : Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.

a) blames
b) builds
c) brims
d) blocks