SSC CGL Tier 1 exam analysis I 4th March 2020 1st Shift

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Date 4th March 2020 Shift 1 (Morning)

**Maths : Total questions : 25**

Topic | No. of questions | Level |

Geometry | 4 | Easy to Moderate |

Trigonometry | 2-3 | Easy to moderate |

Mensuration | 3 | Easy to Moderate |

Algebra | 4 | Easy to moderate |

DI | 4 (tabular) | Easy to Moderate |

Number system | ||

Profit and loss /discount | 1 | Easy |

Percentage | 1 | Easy |

Average | 1-2 | Easy |

Work and time/ pipes and cistern | 1 | Moderate |

Time distance, train/Boats | 1 | Easy |

SI/ CI | 1 | Easy to Moderate |

Overall | 25 | Moderate(Lengthy) |

Overall observation and good attempt and accuracy : 17-18

**Questions asked :**

**Q1.** If , then find the value of is

**Ans-**

**Q2. **In a cyclic quadrilateral ABCD, diagonal AC is perpendicular bisector at BD if AB = 16.5m, AD = 11m, CD = 19.8m, then find the length of BC

**Ans-**

**Q3. **A shopkeeper gives a discount of 18% on MRP. how much percent should he mark up the price so that he can earn 6.6% profit?

**Ans-** 82% = 106.6

100% = 130

**Q4.** Find the compound interest for year at 8% if principal is 12000.

**Ans-** 8%, 8%, and 5%

Net rate = 21%+ 0.320+ 1.44 = 22.472

Then,

12000*22.472% = 2696.64

**Q5.** If a+b+c = 11, ab+bc+ca = 3, abc = -135, then find the value of

**Ans- **

**Q6.** If ** then find the value of **

**Ans- **

**Q7. **In triangle ABC, ∠ABC= 32°, ∠ACB= 68°, AB and AC are produced to P and Q, if angle bisector of CBP and BCQ meet at O, then find the value of ∠BOC

**Ans- **

**Q8.** If a number 732 is divided by x then the remainder is 12, then how many possible values of x.

**Ans- **

**Q9. **If **, then find the value of **

**Ans-**

**Q10.** A can complete a piece of work in 30 days. B is 25% more efficient than A, C is 20% more efficient than B. if they work together for 3 days, then how much time B will take to complete the remaining work.

**Ans-**

A = 4 unit

B = 5 unit

C = 6 unit

Total work = 30*4 = 120 unit

If they work together than total work in 3 days = (4+5+6)*3 = 45

Remaining work = 120-45 = 75

Time taken by B = 75/5 = 15 days

**Q11.** If (2x+1), (x+2), 2 and 5 are in proportion, then find the mean proportional of 3.5(1-x) and 8(1+x)

**Ans-**

**Q12. **In a right angle triangle ABC, ∠B = 90°, M is the mid point of BC and , and AC= 24, AB = 7 then find the ratio of AM:AD

**Ans- **

**Q13. **In an isosceles triangle ABC, AB = BC, a circle passes through B touches the midpoint of AC on D and cut AB at E, if AE = 2.5 cm, then find the value of AB

**Ans-**

**Q14.** A shopkeeper earns a profit of 20% after giving two successive discounts of 25% and 20%. If he gives no discount then find the profit percentage?

**Ans- **

Let the cost price = 100

Selling price = 120

25% discount = 4: 3

20% discount = 5 : 4

________

5 : 3

3 unit = 120

5 unit = 200

If no discount is allowed then profit will be 100%

Or

effective discount = 40%

60% = 120

100% = 200

Then new profit = 100%

**Q15. **If , then find the value of

**Ans-**

**Q16.** A conical vessel whose height is 36cm and perimeter of base = 66cm then find the curved surface area of cone.

**Ans-**

**Q17. **A person saves 50% of his income. If his Income increases by 20% and savings increases by 50% then find the percentage change in expenditure

**Ans-**

Let Income = 100

Savings = 50, expenditure = 50

New income = 100+20 = 120

New savings = 75

New expenditure = 45

% change = 10%

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**Reasoning **

Topic | No of questions | Level |

Coding-Decoding | 2 | Easy |

Statement & conclusion | 1 | Easy |

Odd One Out | 2-3 | Easy |

Counting of Fig. | 1 | Easy |

Embedded Figures | No Question | |

Cubes and Dice | 1(open dice) | Easy |

Analogy Verbal | 3-4 | Easy |

Mirror Image | 1 | Easy |

Words Arrangement | ||

Venn Diagram | 1 | Easy |

Mathematical Operations | ||

Series Non Verbal | 3 | Easy to Moderate |

Blood Relation | 1 | Easy |

Paper cut and fold | 1 | Easy |

Series | 1 | Easy |

Puzzle | ||

Completion of Figure | no question | |

Missing number | 2 | Easy |

Misc | 3 | Easy |

Overall | 25 | Easy |

Overall observation and good attempt and accuracy – 22-23

**Questions asked :**

**Q1.** Number series : 15, 17, 13, 19, 21, 17, ?

**Ans.** difference between the numbers following pattern +2, -4, +6,….repeat

**Q2.** Number series : 17, 20, 15, 13, 13, ?

**Ans.** alternate numbers following sequence with common difference of (-2) and (-7).

**Q3.** Number analogy : set (139, 114, 109)

Find the similar pattern set from the options.

**Ans.** difference between (1st, 2nd ) and (2nd , 3rd) is of the form

**Q4.** syllogism : statement 1 : All cars are rocket

Statement 2 : some car are bike

Conclusion 1 : Some bike are car

Conclusion 2 : some bikes are rocket

Conclusion 3: all bikes are car

**Ans :** Conclusion 1 : true

Conclusion 2 : true

Conclusion 3 : wrong

**Q5. **Missing Number :

5 8 15

41 100 ?

4 6 6

**Ans. **5×5+4×4=41, 8×8+6×6=100, so, 15×15+6×6=261

**Q6. **Word analogy : (Bee : Hive ), then which is similar set from the options?

**Ans. **animal : name of its residing place

**Q7. **Number set (11, 127), then similar set from the options?

**Ans. **11×11+6=127 (square of 1st number +6)

**Q8. **Open dice given :

Find from the options which is the possible dice formed from folding above open dice.

**Q9.** Count the number of triangles in the given figure :

**Ans. **22

**Q10. **Find the missing number.

**Ans- **

**Q11. **17, 20, 15,22,13, ?

**Ans. **alternate term in AP.

17-15=2, 15-13=2

20+2=22, 22+2=24

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**General Awareness**

Topic | No. of questions | Level |

Current affairs | 7 | Moderate |

History | 4-5 | Easy |

Geography | 3 | |

Indian polity | 2-3 | Moderate |

Economics | 1 | Moderate |

General science | 6 | Easy |

Misc GK | ||

Overall | 25 | Easy to Moderate |

Overall observation and good attempt and accuracy : 14-15

**Questions asked :**

**Q1**. Which was capital of Magadh at 4th century BC-

Ans. Pataliputra

**Q2**. World Bank President –

Ans. David Malpass

**Q3**. Untouchability comes under which article? –

Ans. Article 17

**Q4**. Harshvardhan became King after which ruler’s death

Ans. Rajyavardhan

**Q5**. Which book is written on Harshwardhan-

Ans. Harshcharitra

**Q6**. India’s current GDP rate –

Ans.7.03%

**Q7**. Who is Army Chief of India –

Ans.Manoj Mukund naravane

**Q8**. Who abolished Jizyah tax-

Akbar (1564)

**Q9**. What name has been assigned to corona virus by the world health organisation?-

Ans. Covid 19

**Q10**. Who has been awarded as Jnanpeeth award for the year 2019-

Ans. Malyalam poet(Akkitham)

**Q11**. Asia’s Largest Masala Market-

Ans. Delhi

**Q12**. Where is Sudarshan lake located –

Ans. Gujarat

**Q13**.Where is FAO headquarter-

Ans. Rome, Italy

**Q14**.least aged PM of a country –

Ans. Finland’s Sanna Marin

**Q15**.Rajarani Temple is in which state –

Ans. Odisha

**Q16**.Which disease occur due to deficiency of Vitamin D

Ans. rickets

**Q17**.Where is Gol Gumbaz located –

Ans.Bijapur

Overall observation and good attempt and accuracy : 17-18

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**English **

Topic | No. of questions | Level |

Error Recognition | 2 | Easy |

Cloze test | 5 | Easy to Moderate |

Parajumbles | 2 | Moderate |

Sentence improvement | 2 | Easy to Moderate |

Idioms & Phrases | 2 | Easy |

Spellings | 2 | Easy |

One word substitution | 2 | Easy to Moderate |

Antonyms | 2 | Easy to Moderate |

Synonyms | 2 | Easy |

Others | 2 (Fill in the blanks) | Easy |

overall | 25 | Easy |

Overall observation and good attempt and accuracy -21 to 22

**Questions asked :**

**Q1**. Antonym LIBERTY

Ans : Liberty – Freedom

Antonym – Dependence, Subjugation

**Q2**. Antonym REVERE

Ans. Revere- Feel deep respect for someone, admiration

Antonym -DESPISE, DETEST,HATE ,LOATHE,ABHOR, CONTEMN

**Q3**. Idiom WILD GOOSE CHASE

Ans. meaning – A foolish search for something unattainable

**Q4**. Idiom “Back to square one”

Ans. Meaning Back to where one started, without any progress being made

**Q5**. OWS – “one who doesn’t obey any order”

Ans. Non-conformist, Rebel

**Q6**. Synonym for SERENE

Ans. Peaceful, tranquil, calm

**Q7**. Incorrect Spelling CONSUMPTION

Ans. Consumption which means using up a resource

**Q8**. Sentence improvement : ABC is one of the best (college).

Ans. Colleges

**Q9**. Cloze test topic: “ Man and his mistakes”

**Q10**. Idiom “In a dead heat”

Ans. when two or more competitors are exactly of the same level in a race or game or anything like that.

**Q11**. One word substitution : “ Moral principles which govern the behaviour of anybody”

Ans. Ethics

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