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: 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: A equilateral triangle has side 12 cm, then find the difference between inradius 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.



Read here 300+ Useful Idioms & Phrases to Crack SSC & IBPS English Exams!



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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