SSC CGL Mock Test

Question 1

In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If the sentence is free from error, select ‘No error’.

The summit began (1)/ on a much voiced (2)/ optimism note. (3)/ No error (4)

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

The error is in part (3) of the sentence. ‘Optimism’ should be replaced by ‘optimistic’. Optimistic is an adjective which means hopeful and confident about the future and it should be used to modify the noun “note”.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 28%
Topic: Error Spotting

Question 2

In the following question, a sentence is given with a blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.
The effects caused by World War II lasted well ____ the fifties.

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

The correct preposition is “beyond”. In sense of time, “beyond” means happening or continuing after (a specified time, stage, or event).

For example: I cannot work beyond 6.30 pm.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 33%
Topic: Fill in the Blanks

Question 3

Direction: In the following question, some part of the sentence have error and some have none. Find out which part of the sentence has an error. If the sentence is correct as it is, your answer is ‘No error’.
The batsman completed (A)/ his century (B)/ on minimum number of balls. (C)/ No error

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

The error is in part (C) of the sentence. The use of  preposition “on” is incorrect and should be replaced by “in”.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 75%
Topic: Error Spotting

Question 4

Directions: In the following question, some of the sentences have error and some have none. Find out which part of the sentence has an error. If the sentence is correct as it is, your answer is ‘No error’.D
Everyday before (A)/ I start work for my livelihood (B)/ I do my prayer. (C)/ No error. (D)

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

Explanation- It should be ‘I say my prayer’ as the correct verb to be used with prayers is ‘say’ and not do

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 31%
Topic: Error Spotting

Question 5

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.
Bountiful

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

Bountiful means large in quantity.

Generous means showing a readiness to give more of something, especially money, than is strictly necessary or expected.

Meager means lacking in quantity or quality.

Copious means abundant in supply or quantity.

Teeming means to be full of or swarming with.

Hence, meager is an antonym of bountiful.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 59%
Topic: Synonyms or Antonyms

Question 6

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.
Malaise

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

Malaise is a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.

Despair is the complete loss or absence of hope.

Sickness is the state of being ill.

Healthy means in a good physical or mental condition; in good health.

Enervation is a feeling of being drained of energy or vitality; fatigue.

Hence, option B is the correct answer.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 74%
Topic: Synonyms or Antonyms

Question 7

Given below is a set of 5 sentences, numbered 1 to 5 which are not in a meaningful order. Choose from the options given, the order which will be acceptable and meaningful.

(1) they are also testing the patience of the general public.

(2) It is strange that the Prime Minister, who has been closely involved with the deal, maintains a stony silence while Ministers

(3) It appears that the government is in direct confrontation with the Opposition on the Rafale fighter aircraft deal.

(4) It is high time that all political parties realize that in trying to fulfill their political aspirations,

(5) in his cabinet, some of whom have had no role in the deal, have been left to defend it.

Solution:

Answer :Option D

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

 Sentence 3 is the introductory sentence that informs about Rafale fighter aircraft deal ad government’s take on it. Sentence 2 is the supporting statement that even though the Prime Minister has been closely involved with the deal, he is not making any remark regarding this deal, while the other ministers who have had no role in the deal, are defending the Prime Minister (i.e. Sentence 3). Sentence 4 is a transitional sentence, which informs that all political parties need to realise that while they are trying to fulfilling their selfish motives, they are also testing the patience of the general public. Hence, Option D IS the most logical sequence.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 54%
Topic: Para Jumbles

Question 8

Direction: In the following question, a sentence is given with blanks to be filled in with appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for the question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
You do not need to worry, ______ ?

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

When question tag is used in a sentence, it follows inversion of verb rule. It means that the verb is kept before the subject. Also, if the sentence is affirmative, the question tag must be negative and vice versa. So, the correct answer is option B.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 56%
Topic: Fill in the Blanks

Question 9

Find the area of triangle formed by three lines, x + y = 4 , y=x and x-axis.

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Solution:

Answer :Option A

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

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Area of triangle ABC =  = 8 sq. unit

BD is the median of triangle ABC hence divides it into two equal parts

area of triangle BDC = sq.unit

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 25%
Topic: Coordinate Geometry

Question 10

The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 60 degree and the foot of the ladder is 4.6 m away from the wall. The length of the ladder is

Solution:

Answer :Option D

 

Oops! Wrong answer!


Let AB be the wall and BC be the ladder.
Then, ∠ACB = 60 º and AC = 4.6 m.

⇒BC = 2 × AC
= 2 × 4.6
= 9.2 m
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 60%
Topic: Heights and Distances

Question 11

If then x is

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

Correct Answer


⇒ x =
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 50%
Topic: Trigonometric Ratios and Identities

Question 12

Area of the base of a pyramid is 57 sq.cm and height is 10 cm, then its volume in cm3, is

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Correct Answer

Volume of the Pyramid = ; where B is area of base and H is height
Thus volume = = 190 cm3

Hence Option C is correct.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 47%
Topic: 3-D Mensuration

Question 13

The sum lent at 5% per an ­num (i.e. 365 days) simple interest for a year, that produces interest, of Rs. 2.00 a day, is

Solution:

Answer :Option C

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 66%
Topic: Compound and Simple Interest

Question 14

A pipe can fill a tank in 6 hrs. After half tank is filled 3 more similar pipes are opened. What is total time taken to be filled.

Solution:

Answer :Option B

 

Oops! Wrong answer!

A can fill it in 6 hours than we consider 6 is total work and A’s 1 hour work =1
ATQ. Half tank is filled by A
=3 hours
Remaining 3 by 4 pipes, so 3/4 more time
Total time = 3 hours + 3/4 hours
=3 hours 45 minutes

SSC CGL Mock Test

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