Sectional Test for SSC CGL (Set - 3)

Sectional Test for SSC CGL (Set - 3)
Direction (1 – 5): In the following questions, a part of the sentence is highlighted. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer sheet
1. All the members of the club were assembled to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the club.
(A) had assembled to celebrate
(B) had been assembled for celebration
(C) were assembling to celebrate
(D) No Improvement
2. Despite his old age, his movements were as spirited as a young man.
(A) those of a young man
(B) of a young man
(C) of a young man's
(D) No Improvement
3. In our opinion Mr. Dayal's son has carry forward the business well in his absence.
(A) been carrying away
(B) carried on
(C) been carried out
(D) No Improvement
4. The orphans have been clamouring for nutritious food from the past two weeks.
(A) for past
(B) from past
(C) for the past
(D) No improvement
5. To succeed in a difficult task, persistent in needed.
(A) persistence is needed
(B) persistence is what one need
(C) persistent should have needed
(D) No improvement
Direction (6 – 8): In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold in below sentences. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it as the answer.
6. Go all out
(A) Influence someone completely
(B) To criticise someone
(C) To try one's hardest
(D) To make Progress
7. To bite one's lips
(A) To feel sorry
(B) Laugh at others
(C) To have a doubt
(D) To repress one's anger or other emotions
8. Work like a trojan
(A) Face dificulties
(B) Take trouble
(C) To imitate
(D) Work very hard
9. Out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word. Deviate
(A) Sway
(B) Circulate
(C) Pull
(D) Divert
10. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word. Fluster
(A) Tranquility
(B) Approval
(C) Turmoil

(D) Drudgery

Quantitative Aptitude
A) 1/4
B) 1/2
C) 1
D) 0
2. The batting average of 40 innings of a cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score exceeds his lowest score by 150 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. The lowest score of the player is:
A) 21 runs
B) 18 runs
C) 13 runs
D) 17 runs
3. Suhana spends 75% of his income. Her income is increased by 50% and she increased her expenditure by 10%. Find the percentage increase in his savings.
A) 130%
B) 140%
C) 160%
D) 170%

A) 1/6
B) 1/3
C) 1/5
D) 1/2
5. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a college is 7 : 8. If the percentage increase in the number of boys and girls be 25% and 15% respectively, what will be the new ratio?
A) 63 : 79
B) 58 : 61
C) 175 : 184
D) 113 : 173
6. By selling an article at 1/3 of the marked price, there is a loss of 20%. The ratio of the marked price and the cost price of the article is:
A) 5 : 12
B) 5 : 2
C) 12 : 5
D) 2 : 5
7. A boat takes 4 hrs less to travel 60 miles downstream than to travel the same distance upstream. If the speed of the boat in still water is 8 miles/hr, the speed of the stream is:
A) 2 miles/hour
B) 2.5 miles/hour
C) 3 miles/hour
D) 4 miles/hour
8. The H.C.F. and L.C.M. of two numbers are 11 and 385 respectively. If one number lies between 75 and 125, then sum of the digits of that number is:
A) 16
B) 14
C) 18
D) 2
9. The price of an article is raised by 40% and then two successive discounts of 10% each are allowed. Ultimately, the price of the article is:
A) decreased by 15.3%
B) increased by 13.4%
C) increased by 15.3%
D) decreased by 13.4%
10. A train can travel 50% faster than a car. Both start from point A at the same time and reach point B, 60 kms away from A at the same time. On the way, however, the train lost about 12.5 minutes while stopping at the stations. The speed of the car is:
A) 80kmph
B) 96kmph
C) 72kmph
D) 108kmph

Directions (1 – 4): In each of the following questions, select the related letter / word / number from the given alternatives.
1. 78 : 28 :: 84: ?
A) 16
B) 18
C) 24
D) 30
2. MNCO : NCOM :: PORS : ?
3. Physics : Science :: History : ?
(A) Mathematics
(B) Social Science
(C) Polity
(D) Moral Science
4. 34 : 81 :: 25 : ?
(A) 64
(B) 32
(C) 36
(D) 61
Directions (5 – 7): In the following questions, a series is given with one terms missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series:
5. 12, 24, 72, 288, ? ___
A) 1440
B) 1360
C) 1280
D) 1190
6. 2, 5, 16, 57, ?
A) 218
B) 124
C) 240
D) 252
7. 8, 12, 18, 27, ?__
A) 38
B) 43.5
C) 46
D) 40.5
8. Two statements are given which are followed by two conclusions 1 and 2. You have to consider the two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements.
Statements: All cars are Shoes; Some Shoes are Inks
Conclusions: I. All Shoes are Inks; II. All cars are Inks
A) Only conclusion I follow
B) Only Conclusion II follow
C) Both conclusions (I) and (II) follow
D) Neither conclusion I nor II follow
9. Select the missing number from the given responses.

A) 36
B) 18
C) 8
D) 14
10. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of letters as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column. E.g., ‘B’ can be represented by 01, 31 etc., and ‘P’ can be represented by 67, 75 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘FARE’.

A) 69, 13, 56, 24
B) 89, 33, 57, 43
C) 76, 21, 57, 22
D) 95, 42, 56, 04

1. Which one of the following is most radioactive?
(A) Uranium
(B) Thorium
(C) Radium
(D) Polonium
2. Interveinal necrotic spots on leaves appear due to
(A) HF injury
(B) SO2 injury
(C) NO2 injury
(D) O3 injury
3. Satvahanas minted their coins predominantly in:
(A) Lead
(B) Silver
(C) Gold
(D) Copper
4. Srinath Narayanan is associated with which sports?
(A) Chess
(B) Boxing
(C) Football
(D) Hockey
5. Which of the following is used in making computer chips?
(A) Carbon
(B) Uranium
(C) Silicon
(D) Rubidium
6. Who was the National leader who wrote History of India on the walls of the Andaman Cellular Jail?
(A) Nandanlal Bose
(B) Ambedkar
(C) Vir Savarkar
(D) Jyotiba Phule
7. Match the following:
1. Hazaribagh a. Coal
2. Neyveli b. Iron
3. Jharia c. Lignite
4. Rourkela d. Mica
(A) 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b
(B) 1-d, 2-c, 3-a, 4-b
(C) 1-a, 2-b, 3-c, 4-d
(D) 1-d, 2-c, 3-b, 4-a
8. As per provisions of the Charter Act of 1833, a Law Commission (for consolidating, codifying and improving Indian laws) was constituted under the Chairmanship of
(A) Lord Bentinck
(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(C) Lord Macaulay
(D) Lord Dalhousie
9. Personal disposable income is
(A) Always equal to personal income
(B) Always more than personal income
(C) Equal to personal income minus indirect taxes
(D) Equal to personal income minus direct taxes
10. Who invented the electric generator?
(A) Marconi
(B) Faraday
(C) Franklin
(D) Edison