Questions Asked in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Exam: 5th-24th Aug (All Shifts)

Questions Asked in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Exam: 5th-24th Aug (All Shifts)



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SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam has been started on 5th August 2017 and will be ending on 24th August 2017. The exam is being conducted to recruit candidates for 4733 vacancies (Tentative) in various Government Ministries. Candidates who are appearing in the exam are interested in knowing the questions being asked in Tier 1 paper of SSC CGL Exam that has been conducted till now.


To help you all we are here providing the list of the questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 for all shifts from 5th – 24th August 2017 along with SSC CGL GK repeated questions. We will update the questions for all days as the exams will get conducted.




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SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 23rd-24th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General awareness


 The chemical formula of sulphuric acid?


 Amendment can be made by?


 Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik Udan Yojna?


 Who got Highest Civilian Award?


 Who invented hot balloon?


 Who can amend the constitution?


 Who was the successor of Rajaraj?


 Hampi is situated in which state?


 Cold desert in Himalaya is?


 Free fall of a body is an example of?


 Which country shared the boundary of Sundarbans?


 The relief provided after natural calamity comes under which list?


 Theory of population was given by?


 How many medals India got in RIO 2016 Olympics?


 One question from friction?


 One Qs on Books & authors


 One question from supreme court right.


 Which scheme provides free health check-ups to pregnant women?


 Unicellular cell division takes place by which process?


 Pascal’s law application is helpful for which sports person?


 Recently women protection App launched in which state?


 Question related to the bill.



English comprehension


 Antonym: Defer


 Spelling correction: Juxtapose


 RC (Reading Comprehension): Monument (Library)


 Reading Comprehension – Related to Scuba divers (oxygen cylinder)


 Idiom – Stick to your guns, Learning by heart


 Synonym – Redundancy


 Antonym – Bifurcate


 Cloze Test: Based on “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam Scheme by Narendra Modi”.


 Antonyms – Fecund, Juggernaut



Quantitative Aptitude


 Data Interpretation – Bar graph based on 4 companies & their sales


 Data Interpretation – Line Graph based on company allotted visa to the number of persons.


 Sin 30+2 cos 60=?


 Data Interpretation – Bar graph based on 4 companies & their sales




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 21st-22nd August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 7th largest producer of sugar in the world?


 Which of the following is not a member of SAARC?


 Sher Khan defeated whom?


 Who Invented Neon?


 Gol Gumbaz situated at?


 What is it called when consumer choose quality according to the price of the item?


 The peace award of April 2017


 One question related to RBI.


 Name of the government scheme for rural development?


 Name the product formed when vinegar is mixed with baking soda?


 Where will 2019 Cricket World Cup take place?


 Which excel function is used to get sum of some columns?


 Who is Noorjahan?


 One question of the chemical reaction?


 Who is the wife of Jahangir?


 Which is the prestigious award?

i) Bharat Ratna   ii) Padma Bhushan  iii) Padma Vibhushan  iv) Param Vir Chakra


 Who is the architecture of Humayun’s tomb?


 Which country will host World Cup Hockey 2018?


 How many Lok Sabha seats from Uttarakhand?


 Who invented both lightning rod and bifocal?


 One question related to books and authors.


 Frictional force exerted by fluid is called?


 First capital of Tomar Rajput’s?


 Normal goods demand decreased with of income?


 Marginal curve cut marginal cost at?


 Property changes in which reaction?


 Chlorophyte family common color?


 Properties of metals get converted into thin sheets is called as?


 Railway life insurance scheme on a minimum 92 paisa ticket purchased will cover up to 10 lakhs?


 Which of the following is not algae?


 Who is the Secretary General SAARC?


 Gol Gumbaz was built in which century?


 Who passes Constitutional Amendments?


 Sher Shah Suri belongs to which dynasty?


 Whom Siraj-ud-daula defeated and sat on the throne?


 One question from uterus.


 Charminar was built by?


 Species name are written in?


 Another name of copper sulphate?


 Animal cruelty comes in which list?


 Animal cruelty comes in which list?


 Where will be FIFA 2018 held?


 Higher citizen gallantry 2016 award comes in which category?


 Who made union and concurrent list?


 One questions from books and authors


 When demand increases with income?


 Another demand supply question.


 Which Yojana connects states and central?


 Image stays at retina up to what time?


 Who is Khurram Khan?


 Who won world cup kabaddi 2016?


 Name the place where G-20 Summit was held in 2016?


 Name the train between Kolkata and Dhaka?


 Which type of goods is directly related to consumers income?


 Menchetti dance belongs to which state?


 Name the land which was given as a gift at the time of Chola Dynasty?


 The electron was discovered by?


 Population control under which list as per 7th schedule?


 How many seats of Rajya Sabha in Orissa state?


 Which scheme is started by PM Modi related to LPG connections?


 Gandhi Ji in 1918 went to where to meet with cotton mill workers to start satyagraha?


 One question from latitude and longitudes of India?


 Who got noble prize 2016 for literature?


 Who got the silver medal in RIO Olympic & in which sport?


 Taj Mahal is constructed by which architect?


 One question from latitude and longitudes of India?



English Comprehension


 Reading Comprehension – Based on “Oscar award movie La La Land”


 One-word substitution – Sabotage, one who plays Judo


 Idioms – Gain Hope in Turmoil, Bitter Bread


 Synonym – Fissure, Vicinity


 Antonym – Abeyance


 Spelling Test – Illicit


 Reading Comprehension – Based on the topic “Buddha Propagation to South India”


 Spelling Test – Revellers, Adulant


 Synonyms – Reluctant, Prerequisite


 Antonym – Squander, Dominate


 Idioms – Go for a song – To sold cheaply, to make ass out of it


 Error Spotting – The sailors (A) / kept his (B) / luggage and started (C) / sailing the ship (D) / No Error (D)


 Cloze Test – Based on “Psychiatrist & Diseases”.


 Idioms – Beat around the bush


 Synonym – Rebate, Rebuke


 Antonym – Ravish


 RC (Reading comprehension) on obesity


 Synonyms: Cynicism


 Antonym: Cinacle


 Reading comprehension based on endangered species.


 Idiom: To go off the air & Make a fuss


 Spelling Correction: Possesses & Murmuring


 Synonym: Piquant & Yearn


 Reading Comprehension – Based on “Kite string (Manjha)”


 Spelling Test – Obeisance



Quantitative Aptitude


 Data Interpretation – Pie chart based on 6 members in a company & their contribution


 What is the value of sec30 + tan60=?


 If a-b = 4, ab = 2, then a³ – b³ =?


 Data Interpretation – Bar chart based on five companies with number of employees working in it.


 1 Qs based on coordinate geometry. A point was given & you have to find out the reflection of it.


 Surface area of a sphere was given. You have to find out the diameter?


 Data Interpretation – Bar Graph based on average salary of employee working in different companies.


 A shopkeeper sells a shirt for Rs 500 & a pair of trouser at Rs 1000. He gives a discount of 20% on shirt & 50% on a pair of trouser. Find the total discount on 2 shirts & 3 pairs of trouser?


 Data Interpretation based on pie chart for six persons and their votes.


 Find a+b if a3+b3=72& ab=8.


 A can do a work in 15 days & B can do it in 30 days. In how many days half work will be done by both together?


 The sum of four times of a fraction and seven times its reciprocal is 16. Find the fraction?


 Find the value of cosθ, if Sinθ = 24/29?


 Find the third proportion of 10 and 25?


 a³+b³, if a+b=4 and ab=3?


 If P (8,5) is the midpoint of (x, 5) and (2, y) then find the value of y?


 tan 45 + 4 sec 60?


 Right-angled triangle at B altitude is BD, AD = 3 DC = 9 find AB?


 What is the reflection of (4, -3) if y=1?


 DI – Bar graph based on 5 taxi company.




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 20th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 The king who was kept captive by his successor?


 Question on Right to equality?


 India was defeated by which country in the semi-final of 2015 world cup.


 Male hormones of flowers.


 Question on Simon commission.


 Recently which country resumed its diplomatic relation after 37 years with Cuba?


 Question on marginal cost and average variable cost.


 People are awarded by which honour for social and public service?


 Who discovered Blood circulatory system?


 When friction between two surfaces increases


 Nepal shares the boundary with which country other than India?


 Question on chemical change.


 Doon Ghati is between lower Himalaya and…?


 Book on APJ Abdul Kalam?


 2014 FIFA final between?


 One question related to river Ganga clean project.


 The female part of the plant is called?


 When there is few sellers and products are distinct what is that situation called?


 Who discovered Antarctica?


 1st Film Fare best movie award?


 In an adult male how much RBC blood contains?


 Which paintings are called in the school of Mewar in the school of Rajasthan?


 Which country does not accept visa?


 Zinc on iron is called the process of?


 The emperor who sat on the throne at the age of 13?


 Subash Chandra Bose biography


 Who discovered Antarctica?


 Soil formation most affected by which factor?


 Who got the Bronze medal in which sport in RIO 2016?


 Palk Strait separates which country from India?


 What happens when electricity is passed through water?


 What do we get on boiling seawater?


 The river which originates in Nepal and comes into India?


 Algae Sexual reproduction occurs when gametes are dissimilar is called?


 Who was the creator of a mechanical calculator, giving the basic structure for computers?


 Fixed cost stays 0 or unchanged?


 Organisms without body cavity are?


 In the 2nd law of motion, acceleration is inversely proportioned to?


 In 1916 Gandhiji starts which Andolan?


 Where is Ajanta and Allora caves?


 Betting and gambling come in which list?


 What is another name of heater’s coil?



English Comprehension


 Idioms: Bark up wrong tree Call it a day


 Synonyms: Sultry


 Antonyms: Stymie


 One word: That can be easily affected


 Word correction: consensus, president


 Idiom: Ball at your pocket


 Antonym: Persistent



Quantitative Ability


 Coordinate Geometry questions.


 Data Interpretation.




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 18th-19th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 Which is Known as artificial silk? Rayon


 Who won Nobel prize in chemistry? Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart, Ben Feringa


 Digital Dakiya is established in which state? Madhya Pradesh


 Which Acid present in grapes?


 When market demand is less and supply is high is called?


 One Question Related to Pandit Deen Dayal Yojana.


 Tomars are defeated by Chauhans of which region?


 Who got noble prize 2016 for chemistry?


 Match the following: (book & Author’s Name)


 One questions related to fundamental rights.


 What is the length o the Vocal cord of woman?


 If v=u+at, what is u in this equation?


 Which state’s boundary don’t touch China?


 One question related to the temperature of Earth?


 One question from phloem?


 Who found Nalanda University?


 Which government Scheme provides financial services to poor?


 One Question related to Earthquake.


 Rise of Earth temperature in last century?


 Male Reproductive Organ?


 Who discovered Uranus planet?


 What is the Full Form of HTML?


 In which Year AIDMK was established?


 Nalanda University was built by?


 Which country hosted 2015 Rugby world cup?


 Namak Satyagrah/Dandi March was completed in how many days?


 French open winner in 2016?


 Which is known as the master gland?


 Habeus corpus is used to prevent which fundamental right?


 Attorney general take part in Parliament is mentioned in which article?


 Saturn is discovered by?


 Which movie won 62 Film fare awards?


 Which country won 2015 Rugby Championship?


 Who invented Electric Tram?


 1 Qs related to Chemical reaction of Sodium Hydroxide.


 When any metal reacts with NaOH, then what is the product?


 If nutrients increase in water then which algae is formed?


 Time taken by Pendulum to cover one round is known as?


 Painting become famous during the period of which Mughal Emperor?


 One Qs from Economy related to input & output.


 When someone directly approaches supreme court instead of the High court then which jurisdiction applied?


 What is another name of platelets?


 In 1912 Mangol invade on which region?


 What is the outermost layer of xylem?


 Dihang River flows from which region of Himalaya?


 Which yojana has been introduced by Government for Soil card?


 British forced plantation of tea in which place?


 Stem has endarch or exarch arrangement?


 Teach text feature available in which OS?


 Name the bus between India & Pakistan?



English Comprehension


 Idioms: At your finger tips


 Cloze Test Topic: Bird species


 Synonym: Cluster


 Antonym: Epidemic


 Antonym: Rampart


 Error Spotting: Among the American and the British.


 Idioms: Coming up a cloud, If a body float on the water surface


 Spelling: Thrashing, Consensus


 Synonym: Obliterate, Litter


 Antonym: Guzzle, Scrimp



Quantitative Ability


Que: a-b=4. Ab= -3 find out a cube – b cube


Que: a^4 -a^2 = -1 Then a^ 18 + a^12+ a^6 = ?


Que: a+b = 1; then a^27 + a^18 + a^9 = ?


Que: Sec $ = 13/12, Sin$ -?


Que: Mirror point of (4, -1) with respect to y=-2


Que: Surface area of sphere is 154 sq unit, find diameter


Que: Data Interpretation question.


Que:  x = -3, then find the mirror image of (5, 2) with respect to x.


Que: The 3 coordinates of x, y, z was given. Find the centroid?


Que: SI = 1500 and CI = 1575 for 2 years. Find the rate of interest?


Que: The area of four walls of a cuboid is 448 sq metre. If the length and height are 18 m and 8 m Find its breadth?


Que: Find the average of the numbers between 11 and 79 which are divisible by 6?


Que: ABC is a triangle. D and E are points on AB and BC such that AD : DC = 2:5. The area of triangle ADE is 8 sq. units. Find the ratio of the area of triangle ADE and quadrilateral BDEC?


Que: Four times a fraction and 6 times its reciprocal sum is equal to 11. Then find the fraction?


Que: If an article is bought at 10% discount cost Rs 4500. Then find the cost of the article after 27.5% discount.


Que: a^3 + b^3 = 19 & ab = 6. Then find a+b?



Reasoning Ability


Que: 99 : 101 :: 100 : ?




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 16th-17th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 Formula of Milk of Magnesia?


 What is the Marginal product?


 Name the North-West border sharing country with India?


 Who got Booker Prize in 2016?


 Runner-up in Kabaddi 2016?


 Which part of Himalaya is located between Kali and Sutlej river?


 Brinjal tomato are from which category of vegetable?


 What is vocal cord length in men?


 Primary type of Xylem?


 Amendment under which age of high court and supreme court judge increased to 65 years?


 In which year the Jama Masjid was built?


 Which station you change in Kashmir while going to Pakistan?


 Open defecation is related to which scheme?


 Earthworms, leeches belong to which group?


 Queen Didda ruled in which region?


 Which king killed Akbar?


 Women emperor in India in 990 BC of which state?


 If we increase the invested amount, marginal profit increases & after a point it starts to decline. Which of the following options define it?


 Right portion of heart receives what kind of blood?


 How many times a person can participate in president elections?


 What is indifference curve?


 Bronze is an alloy of?


 SAARC summit 2016 was postponed, where was it to be held?


 Rail link was laid from China on 10th April 2017 to which country?


 Night blindness caused due to deficiency of?


 Which hockey player was awarded Padma Shri award this year?


 Sardar Vallabhai Patel was the leader of which movement?


 Who killed Lord Saunders?


 “Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl” is written by?


 What does “I” mean in MICR?


 Judicial review taken from?


 “Queensbury Rule” related to which sport?


 Name the largest gland in the human body?


 “Dulari Kanya” scheme started by which state?


 Theory of Relativity given by?


 Which of the following has the maximum difference in temperature in Day-Night?


 Hydraulic lift works on which principle?


 Study of brain tumor is called?


 Match of the following?


 White revolution, Green revolution and Blue revolution with their leaders.


 How many times can a person be a President of India?


 The first supercomputer in the world?


 What is the Direct transformation from solid to gas is called?



English Comprehension


 Reading Comprehension


 Idioms and phrases: To make up one’s mind, To finger in every pie


 Antonym: Melody


 Synonyms: Chauvinism


 Spellings: Perverted, Blandness


 Idioms and phrases: To wrangle on ass’s shadow


 Antonym: Adamant


 Cloze Test


 One Word Substitution: One who study cancer


 Active/Passive: one should keep one’s promise.



Quantitative Ability

Que: Data Interpretation – Tabular Graph (Company’s profit in different years were given)


Que: Find the value of tan 45 + 4 sec 60?


Que: Que: Diagonal of a square is 12 cm. What is its size in cm?


Que: A girl has 30 marks more in maths than science. If 60% of maths and science marks is equal to marks in maths, then how much marks she got in science?


Que: A man if sells an article for Rs 1900 he loses 5%, at what price he should sell it to get 15% profit?


Que: Find the value of a3+b3, if a+b=4 and ab=3?


Que: Find the value of CosQ, if SinQ = 24/29?


Que: One Qs from Permutation and Combination?


Que: Find the third proportion of 10 and 25?


Que: What is the reflection of (4, -3) if y=1?


Que: In a triangle ABC, AD is an angle bisector, AB : AC = 3:4. If the area of the triangle is 350 square cm, find the area of triangle ADC.


Que: How many spheres of radius 1cm can be made if a hemisphere of radius 6cm is melted?


Que: If the length of incentre of an equilateral triangle is 10 cm, find the length of the circumradius of the same triangle.


Que: If x + 1/x = 5, then find the value of x – 1/x?


Que: If x = 5 – 2√6 then find the value of √x + 1√x


Que: If the ratio between boys and girls is 2:3 and average of their age is 18 and 21 then find the overall average?


Que: If cosec A = 1/4x + x then, find the value of cosec A + cot A?


Que: The Marked price of an article is Rs 1280 and it was sold at Rs 900. Then find the discount percentage?


Que: An amount becomes 7727.104 after 3 years compounded annually at 12 % rate of interest. Then find the principle?


Que: If the radius of incircle of an equilateral triangle is 10 cm. Find circumradius?


Que: 27 x + 27 (x-1/3) = 972. Calculate the value of x?


Que: The height of a tower is 20√3. A person coming to the tower gets its angle changed from 30 degrees to 60 degrees in 10 seconds. Find the total time taken in reaching the base of the tower?


Que: A person started at 6 am from his home at a speed (Speed was given in exam). Another person started running behind him at 8:30 am. Find the time when they meet.


Que: Find the value of (x5+x4+x2+x)/x3, If x = (√2 + 1)/ (√2 – 1).



Reasoning Ability


Que: 60 : 15 :: 100 :?


Que: 1, 1/125, 1/27, 1/64, ?, 1/216


Que: A and B start from the same starting point. A move towards west till 3 km and then turns left and move 5 km. Finally, it takes right turn and moves 7 km. B moves south till 1 km and then takes right turn and moves 10 km. In which direction is B from A?


Que: Find the right sequence of the word RISE (Matrix)?


Que: Convert 1001001 binary into decimal?


Que: Find the next number in the series: 13, 27, 56, 115, ?




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 12th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 Who wrote the book “Nagananda”?


 India signs black money agreement with which country?


 Doldrums belts passes through?


 In which stadium Name of the Sachin Tendulkar autobiography?


 Question was asked related to MTNL.


 Alveoli deals with which part of the system?


 Question was asked on Fundamental Duties.


 Which right has been removed from fundamental rights?


 Who invented Rubber & Tyre?


 Currency was asked for the following countries: –





 What is the full form of BOD?


 What is the full form of FTP?


 Which actress won national award 2017?


 What does the free health checkup date of PM Matritva Yojana scheme?


 What is the SI Unit of sound intensity?


 Cobra Gold Military Exercise between which countries?


 Which is the national water animal of India?


 Study of fungi is called ? – Mycology


 Who is the author of the book “Utmost happiness”?


 Name the bacteria who is responsible for jamming of curd?


 The term of comptroller auditor general?


 D.I frequency polygon?


 The term of CAG is for?


 Sodium bicarbonate usually named as?


 Name the first governor general of India?


 Who was the first female emperor of India?


 Which of the following is iron ore?


 When you are moving upwards, which is constant?


 Earth twin planet is called as?


 Equal rainfall named as?


 No. of state boundaries for Nepal?



English Comprehension


Que: Choose the correct One Word Substitution Parvenu?


Que: Choose the correct Synonyms for –






Que: What is the meaning for the Idioms “In a jiffy”?


Que: Question was asked on Cloze test.



Quantitative Ability


Que: The present age of two persons is in the ratio 9:4. Then after 10 years, the sum of their ages will become?


Que: A + B + C = 11 Ab + BC + AC = 17 , then a³+ b³+ c³- 3abc = ?


Que: Percentage increment in the area of a square is 69 if the length is increased by K %. Then find the value of k?


Que: ABCD is a parallelogram with diagonal BD 36 cm such that P and Q are the centroids of the triangle ABC and triangle ACD, then find the distance PQ?


Que: If A is 36 % more than C and 16% more than B. If B got 145 then C got?


Que: A train starts from point A with 30m/s toward B. Another train starts after 3sec from the same point. Find the total distance covered by trains before they meet each other.


Que: x⁴ = (1/x⁴) = 62 then what is the value of x⁶ + (1/x⁶)?


Que: (x/5) + (5/x) = -2 then what is the value of x³?


Que: Sin(-pie/3) + Cos(-pie/6) =?


Que: Sin3@.sec2@ = 1. Find the value of 3tan5@/2 – 1 ?


Que: An equilateral triangle has side 12 cm, then find the difference between in radius and circumcircle radius?



Reasoning Ability


Que: Find the missing element: –

Maths: formula :: chemistry : ?

49 : 169 :: 66 : ?

FK27, LM64, RW125, ?

9, 18, 72, 576, ?

40 : 100 :: 56 : ?




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 11th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


Six Machine is the autobiography of which cricketer?


 What is the SI unit of temperature?


 Which is the biggest mammal?


 What is the full form of RNA?


 Who is the Arjun award winner in athletics?


 Which country blocked Facebook?


 Types of the Himalayan mountain?


 Strait of Gibraltar dispute between which two countries?


 Ghadar party founded by?


 In which year East India company established?


 What is Netscape navigator?


 Who is the inventor of In vitro fertilization?


 What is PH value of milk?


 What is the Federal structure of government?


 What is Emulsion?


 What is Lucky Grahak scheme?


 What is prime lending rate?


English Comprehension


Que: Find the correctly spelled word:




Que: Find the Synonyms: –




Que: Find the Antonym: –



Que: Fin out the meaning of Idiom: –

Feather in one cap

Face the music



Quantitative Aptitude


Que: cot a=1/n and cot b=1/n+1 then cot ( a+b) = ?


Que: tan^2a – sin^2a/ tan^2a* sin^2a = ?


Que: If the area of a similar triangle is 5:7. Then what is the ratio of its sides?


Que: Amit can do a piece of work in 25 days and Tony in 20 days. If Tony started and worked for 10 days then in how many days will Amit complete the remaining work?


Que: If x/y + y/x = 1 then x³ + y³?


Que: If A share is 5/7 of B+C  and B share is 7/9 of A+C. At the end of the year, total profit is 8000. Then find C share?


Question was asked related to the area of the trapezium.


 Questions were asked from Data Interpretation on Bar Graph.



Reasoning Ability


Ques: Odd one out:
a) 360

b) 530

c) 145

d) 290




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 10th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 Name of Ganga River in Bangladesh? – Padma


 Sunlight Help to get which vitamin? – Vitamin D


 How many bits consist of an IP Address? – 32-bits


 “Rekha the untold story” book was written by? – Yasser Usman


 What is the SI unit of Current? – Ampere


 What is the product of Mass Velocity? – kinematic momentum


 What is the reason behind the formation Anions? – when a metal loses electrons, and a nonmetal gains those electrons


 Who appoints the Governors of State? – President


 What system does the nephron belong to? – excretory system (urinary system)


 Name the Mughal Emperor who was illiterate. – Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar


 Which country left the TPP or Trans Pacific Partnership? – USA


 What is the cause of Acid Rains? – Sulfur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxides are released into the air


 Who is the inventor of World Wide Web? – Sir Tim Berners-Lee


 Which state in India shares the latitudes with Sikkim? – Rajasthan


 Sai Praneeth is associated with which sport? – Badminton




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 9th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 Konark temple was built by? – Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 1255 CE


 What is the theory of equilibrium? – Interaction of demand and supply will result in an overall general equilibrium


 Mirage is formed due to which effect? – Refraction & Total Internal Reflection


 Find the correct matches:


I. Lingaraj Temple – Shiva

II. Venkateswara Temple – Vishnu

III. Tirthankara Temple – Mahavira


 Who received the award “Indian of the Year”? – Preeti Shenoy


 Theory of Sovereignty is given by? – Austin


 Which is the weakest bone in the human body? – Spinal Cord


 What is the function of the kidney? – Extraction of waste from blood, balance body fluids, the formation of urine


 What is cyclone called in China? – Typhoons


 Amazon river flows through which country? – Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Brazil


 Who is the Author of the book ‘Numbers Do Lie’? – Aakash Chopra


 Who won the Miss Universe 2017? – Iris Mittenaere


 Deendayal Rasaoi Yojana started firstly in which state? – Madhya Pradesh


 Who discovered Bacteria? – Leeuwenhoek


 What is Bug? – The software bug is a problem causing a program to crash or produce invalid output


 India touches maximum borderline area of which country? – Bangladesh


 Blood pH is basic or acidic? – Basic


 Who is the Executive Head of our country? – President


 Who was the first governor general of Bengal? – Robert Clive


 What is Monopoly Market? – A market structure characterized by a single seller, selling a unique product




English Comprehension


 Question asked from cloze test.


 Choose Passive Voice for the followings –

i) She teaches us English.
ii) Rita asked Meera will you help me in project just now?


 Improve the sentences –

The Government will take up new rail project. The options were:
i) Take Off                  ii) Take in                             iii) Will take                              iv) No Error


 Question asked from Para Jumble.


 Find the Synonyms of the following –




 Find the meaning of the following Idioms –

Spick and Span

Big Hand




Quantitative Ability



Que: Three Sphere having the radius 3 cm, 4 cm & 5 cm. These spheres were melted & a new sphere was formed. Find the difference percentage of volume of the old & new sphere.


Que: Reeta has 20% more salary than the Meena. Then by what % the salary of Meena is less than the Reeta.


Que: Find the difference between the compound interest of half year & simple interest of one year.


Note: Data Interpretation questions were asked.




General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability


Note: Question were asked from Matrix and Coding-Decoding.




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 8th August 2017 (All Shifts)



General Awareness


 What is the full form of LAN? – Local Area Network


 How many rights are mentioned in the Indian Constitution? – Six


 Who discovered Cholera? – Filippo Pacini


 Who won the Oscar 2017 for best picture? – Moonlight


 Neighbouring country of India that produces opium – Pakistan


 Which state in India has the largest Coastal boundary? – Gujarat


 Authority of Impeachment of President? – Only for “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors”.


 “Swaraj is my Birth Right and I shall have it” slogan is given by? – Bal Gangadhar Tilak


 Itai Itai disease is caused by? – Cadmium Poisoning


 The auxiliary bud grows from which part of the plant? – Leaf


 Xylem is used to carry? – Water


 Who wrote the book ‘Citizen and Society’? – Mohammad Hamid Ansari


 Which Acid is present in Ant Sting? – Formic acid


 Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017? – Bob Dylan


 Name the court poet of Harshawardhana? – Banadatta


 Who built the Vijay Stambh? – Rana Kumbha



Note: Question were also asked on Indian Constitution and Cricketer Mithali Raj




English Comprehension


Que: Choose the One-word replacement for walking in one’s sleep or under hypnosis? – Somnambulist


Que: Choose Antonym for Garrulous? – taciturn/ reticent/ concise


Que: Choose Synonym for Gregarious? – sociable


Que: Choose Synonym for Petrify? – ossified


Que: Choose Synonym for Frivolous? –  thoughtless


Que: What is the meaning of the idiom “The Alpha & Omega”? – The beginning and the end


Que: What is the meaning of the idiom “Throw the sponge”? – Accept the Defeat


 There were no questions from Reading Comprehension.


 Questions were asked from ParaJumble.


 Questions were asked from Cloze Test.




Reasoning Ability

 Questions were asked on Matrix.


 Questions were asked on Number series based on reverse alphabetical order.


 Questions were asked on Number series based on Dictionary Order.


 Non-verbal ability questions were asked on Mirror Images.


 Non-verbal ability questions were asked on Paper Cuttings.


 Questions were asked on Classification.




Quantitative Aptitude

 Questions from Data Interpretation through Pie Chart was asked.


 Questions on Trigonometry were also asked.


 Questions were asked about problems related to Train and Distance.


Que: Complete the series – 3,6,9,15,24,39,63,?




SSC CGL Questions Asked in Tier 1: 5th – 6th August 2017 (All Shifts)


General Awareness


Who is the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog? – Arvind Panagariya


 Which is Cation? – Positively Charge Ion


 What is the SI Unit of Force? – Newton


 Who was the Winner of 2016 Man Booker Prize? – The Sellout


 Who is the Grandson of Emperor Asoka? – Dashrath Maurya, Samprati & Satakarni


 Who received Polly Umrigar Award in 2011-12? – Virat Kohli


 Which dynasty was followed by Tughlaq? – Sayed Dynasty


 Which media is stored permanently? – Hard Drive


 What is the resistance of an ideal ammeter and an ideal voltmeter? – Zero


 What is the minimum age of Vice President? – 35 Years


 Pannalal Ghosh belongs to which instrument? – Flute (bansuri)


 Who is the author of the Sellout Book? – Paul Beatty


 Who was the son of Chandragupta Maurya? – Bindusara


 The Joint Military Exercise “2016 EKUVERIN” has started between India and which country? – Maldives


 Duncan line passes through which ocean? – Indian Ocean


 What is the unit of Pressure? – Pascal


 What is the SI unit of work? – Joule


 What is Quo Waranto? – A writ or legal action requiring a person to show by what warrant an office or franchise is held, claimed, or exercised.


 Which commission is replaced by NITI Aayog? – Planning Commission


 Rusting is the process of? – Iron (molecules) oxidizing into iron oxide


 Who was the Inventor of Laser Printer? – Garry Starkweather


 Where is Patal Bhairav Temple? – Bhairav Garh, Ujjain


 The Cabinet Mission came to Indian in? – March 1946


 Recently the USA made which country as major defence partner? – India


 Under which Constitutional Article, President has the power to consult Supreme Court? – Article 143


 Which instrument is used to measure soil moisture tension? – Tensiometer


 What is Reverse Repo Rate? – The rate at which RBI borrows money from the commercial banks.


 Who can abolish a State Legislative Council? – Parliament of India


 How many members nominated by the President in Lok Sabha? – 2 (Anglo Indian Community)


 Sandstone is made from? – Quartz


 What is the name of River Ganges in Bangladesh? – Padma


 Pacemaker is used for which organ in Human Body? – Heart


 Who is the author of the book “My country my life”? – L.K. Advani


 What is Sepak Takraw? – Kick Volleyball (Sport in South East Asia)


 Where do you find Masal Tribe? – Kenya


 What does S in BRICS stand for? – South Africa


 What is the name for Tsangpo River in India? – Brahmaputra


 Rukmini Devi belongs to which dance? – Bharatanatyam


 Who discovered Bluetooth? – Jaap Harrison


 Who was the winner of Pulitzer Award 2017? – Colson Whitehead


 Who won the 2015 Cricket World Cup? – Australia


 CPI party was established in which year? – 1925


 Which queen of Kakatia Dynasty ruled over South India? – Rudrama Devi


 Who invented Vacuum Pump? – Otto von Guericke


 Name of the state from which Gandhi started Kheda Movement – Gujarat


 What is the common name of Sodium Carbonate – Washing Soda


 Saurashtra Narmada Avatararan Irrigation Project is in? – Gujarat


 Gandhi Peace Prize 2017 winner? – Omar Barghouti


 How many % of the earth is covered with land? – 27%


 Spinach is rich in? – Iron


 Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment at? – Bodhgaya


 Which is the biggest Civilian Award of India? – Bharat Ratna


 What does “S” stand for BRICS? – South Africa


 Who won the 2015 world cup? – Australia


 Who won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2017 – Kasinathuni Viswanath


 Neha Kakkar is related to which field? – Singing



English Comprehension

Que: Find the Synonym –


Opulent: Grandiose

 Grotesque: Distorted



Que: Find the Antonym –


 Irk: Genial

 Apex: Base



Que: Find out which part of a sentence has an error –


1. If I am you I would not have behaved like that.

(a) If I am you

(b) I would not have behaved

(c) like that

(d) No error

Ans: (a) If I am you – “If I had been you”


2. He made me to do all the work.

(a) He made me

(b) to do

(c) all the work

(d) No error

Ans: (b) to do – “do”


3. Neither of them were able to complete the work.

(a) Neither of them

(b) were able to

(c) complete the work

(d) No error

Ans: (b) were able to – “was able to do”



Que: Find the Correctly Spelt word –


(a) Dectionary

(b) Dictioenery

(c) Dictionery

(d) Dictionary

Ans: (d) Dictionary



Que: Read the passage and fill up with the correct one -


1. Since you have never had to (13) me for anything, perhaps you wouldn’t be (14) sticking (15) me now that I have run (16) debt, and (17) these people that it is in no way a Reflection on my character.


Ans: (13) Reproach; (14) Averse to; (15) to; (16) in; (17) convincing



Que: Choose the correct one-word-substitution –


 A person who is made to bear the blame due to others – Scapegoat

 That which cannot be corrected – Incorrigible

 Short speech a poem given at the end of a play or book – Epilogue



Que: Choose the correct meaning of the Idioms -


 Teething problems – problems that you experience in the early stages of an activity

 To keep the wolf away from the door – To keep away from extreme poverty

 To keep the ball rolling – To maintain the progress of a project, plan, etc.



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Que: Arrange the sentences in logical order -


A. In 2010-11, the studies conducted showed that the growth of exports from the various Indian states was robust.

B. In the first half of 2011-12, there was robust export growth in case of Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, and Time Nadu.

C. The data on the state of origin of exports of goods showed that the two States, namely Gujarat and Maharashtra, accounted for 46 percent of exports from India.

D. Only Goa and negative export growth due to fall in ore exports owing to a ban on exports of iron ore by the Karnataka government



A. Widely published tables of income levels of all countries indicate that when incomes are higher, the greater is the contribution made by the manufacturing industry.

B. Countries that have little or no industry are almost invariable poor.

C. The lesson is clear, to overcome poverty and backwardness, a country must become industrialized.

D. Industrialization is seen as the key to growth and a prerequisite for development.




Que: Improve the sentence –


 He has seen many ups and downs in life but he has never been as much dejected as he is today – so dejected

 Socrates had many disciples and the most great of them was Plato. – the greatest

 Neither the judge nor I am ready to announce who is the winner – am ready to announce who the winner is



Quantitative Aptitude

Que: If profit is 170% of CP. If CP increases 20% then profit will be?


Que: If X+1/x=✓13, then X^5-1/x^5=?


Que: Sum of the CP’s of two cars is Rs. 1,00,000. 1st car is sold at a profit of 20% and the 2nd car is sold at a loss of 20%. However, their SPs are same. What is the CP of the 1st car?


Que: If P × 3/4 = Q × 7/11 then what will be the ratio of P and Q?


Que: The cost of production of a cordless phone set in 2006 is Rs. 900, divided between material, labour and overheads in the ratio 3 : 4 : 2. If the cordless phone set is marked at a price that gives a 20% profit on the component of price accounted for by labour, what is the marked price of the set?


Que: If x+1/x = 4 then find the value of x^6 + 1/x^6?


Que: The average of 3 consecutive Even Number is A.  5 Consecutive Even Numbers are added. What should be the new average more than A?


Que: Trigo 1/(cosec© + cot©)² = ?


Que: A firm dealing in furniture allows 4% discount on the marked price of each item. What price must be marked on a dining table that cost Rs. 400 to assemble, so as to make a profit of 20%?


Que: A reduction of 10% in the price of sugar enables a housewife to buy 6.2 kg more for Rs. 279. Find the reduced price per kilogram?


Que: If x=2+√3/2-√3 then find the value of x +1/x?


Que: The difference between principal and Interest for 15 years at the rate of 15% at SI is given Rs250.Find the Principal?


Que: A man sells a plot of land at 6% profit. If he had sold it at 10% profit, he would have received Rs. 200 more. What is the selling price of the land?


Que: A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days which B and C together can do in 16 days. After A has been working at it for 5 days and B for 7 days, C finishes it in 13 days. In how many days B could finish the work?


Que: O and C are respectively the orthocenter and Circumcircle of an acute-angled triangle PQR. The points P and O are joined and produced to meet the side QR at S. If ∠PQS = 60° and ∠QCR = 130°, then ∠RPS?


Que: A can write 75 pages in 25 hrs. A and B together can write 135 pages in 27 hrs. In what time can B write 48 pages?


Que: A boat covers 24 km upstream and 36 km downstream in 6 hours, while it covers 36 km upstream and 24 km down–stream in 6.5 hours. The speed of the current is?


Que: AB is a chord of a circle and PAT is the tangent to the circle at A. If ∠BAT = 75°and ∠BAC = 45°. C is a point on the circle on another side of T, then ∠ABC is equal to?


Que: Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much can dry fruit be obtained from 100 kgs of fresh fruits?


Que: The average of 8 numbers is 20. The average of first two numbers is 15.5 and the average of next three number is 21⅓. If the 6th number is 4 and 7 less by the 7th and the 8th number respectively then what will be the 7th number?



General Intelligence and Reasoning

Que: Ravi walked 40 metres towards West, took a left turn and walked 30 metres. He then took a right turn and walked 20 metres, He again took a right turn and walked 30 metres. How far was he from the starting point?



Que: Find the missing number based on the relation between the first set –


QYGO : SAIQ : : UCKS : ?

 6 : 43 : : 5 : ?

 42 : 56 : : ? : 132

 68 : 130 : : 222 : ?

 If 101: 10201 :: 107: ?

 If 4×5%3 = 8000, 6×2%2 = 144, then 4×3%3 = ??

 If BAD = 7, then NAM = ?



Que: Odd one out –


(a) Shimla

(b) Ooty

(c) Darjeeling

(d) Agra

Ans: (d) Agra


(a) BGF

(b) FDH

(c) BAE

(d) CDE

Ans. (d) CDE


(a) 2197

(b) 3375

(c) 4099

(d) 2744

Ans. (c) 4099


(a) Pound (Sterling)

(b) Deutsche Mark

(c) Yen

(d) Franc

Ans. (c) Yen


(a) 27

(b) 125

(c) 216

(d) 343

Ans. (c) 216



Que: Complete the number series -


 122, 197, 290, ?

 Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, ?

 C A E, F D H, I G K, ?

 AY, CW, EU, ?



Que: Statements:

I. No table is fruit.

II. No fruit is window.

III. All windows are chairs.



I. No window is table.

II. No chair is fruit.

III. No chair is table.

IV. All chairs are windows.

Ans: None follows



Que: In the following series, how many ‘8’ are there which are not preceded by ‘7’ and followed by ‘9’

7, 8, 9, 9, 8, 5, 4, 3, 8, 9, 5, 8, 9, 8, 7, 7, 8, 9

Ans: four


Que: Pointing to a boy, Pooja said, “He is the son of my paternal grandfather’s only daughter.” How is Pooja related to the boy?

Ans: Cousin


Que: How many triangles are given in this figure?


Ans: 15





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