SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 31-8-2016 (All Shift)"

SSC CGL Papers

SSC CGL (Tier - 1) Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 31-8-2016"

"Based on Memory"


1st Shift


General Awareness

1. India shares longest International border with –
2. Highest gallantry award of peace –
3. People of Indus valley used to worship
4. Polio caused due to –
5. CK Naidu trophy associated with which sports –
6. India’s first carbon free state –
7. FAST telescope installed in –
8. Energy travels from Sun to earth through –
9. In IT failure of Kernel means –
10. Kovvada nuclear plant proposed to be set up in –
11. Barren islands
12. India’s volcano is at –

General Intelligence & Reasoning

1. Number Series / Alphabet Series – 5 – 8 Qs.
2. Water Image / Mirror Image – 2 Qs
3. Picture Diagram – 2 Qs
4. Matrix – 1 Qs
5. Paper Cutting – 1 Qs
6. Analogy – 2 Qs
7. Classification – 3 Qs
8. Rest Miscellaneous – 4 Qs

English Comprehension

1. Reading Comprehension – 5 Qs Easy

The passage based on – Two friends walking in snow storm.

Two friends who are travelling at a place in a Storm. They are searching for the shelter and found hut like which is deserted and muddy. They entered into it and found a gold necklace which was Ruby pendant. Everything is dirty in the hut but the necklace is very clean without any dirt on it.

2. Antonym & Synonym – 3 /4 Qs Easy

3. Idiom/phrases – 3 Qs Moderate

Pros & Cons, One in a blue moon, Fish out of water

4. Spelling Correction – 1 Qs Moderate – Erroneous

5. Sentence Improvement – 3 Qs Easy

6. One Word Substitution – 3 Qs Moderate

7. Error Detection – 3 Qs Easy

8. Fill in the blanks – 3 Qs Easy

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2nd Shift


General Awareness

1. Pellagra & Scurvy diseases caused due to deficiency of –
2. Indira Gandhi who got Jnanpith Award belongs to which state –
3. Longest islands –
4. Nitric acid doesn’t react with –
5. Nanda Peak in which state –
6. Which curve shows the relationship between unemployment and rate of interest?
7. Evaporation after high temperatures is followed by which kind of rainfall?
8. Under which Governor General was English education first brought to India –
9. Electric heater consists of which metal –
10. Finance commission was set up by –
11. World Bank accepts monitor from –
12. Which committee under the Estimates Committee of Parliament is also called ‘twin sisters’?

General Intelligence & Reasoning

1. Number Series / Alphabet Series – 5 – 8 Qs.
2. Water Image / Mirror Image – 2 Qs
3. Picture Diagram – 2 Qs
4. Matrix – 1 Qs
5. Paper Cutting – 1 Qs
6. Analogy – 2 Qs
7. Classification – 3 Qs
8. Rest Miscellaneous – 4 Qs

Qs – Syllogism – All crows are swans. Some swans are ducks. Conclusion – I. All ducks are crows. II. Some swans are crows. Qs – If 324 + 289 = 35 484 + 441 = 43
Then 625 +400 = ?

Quantitative Aptitude

1. Number Series – 2 Qs Easy
2. Pie Chart – 5 Qs Easy
3. Geometry – 4 Qs Easy to moderate
4. Trigonometry – 2 Qs Moderate
5. Rest Miscellaneous Qs – SI & CI, Profit & loss, Percentage, Speed & Distance, Average, etc.

Qs – (a+1)^2 = 3, then find (a^18+a^12+a^6+1)

English Comprehension

1. Reading Comprehension – 5 Qs Easy

The passage based on the story – Bear & Brave friend story – Once two friends were walking through the forest. They knew that anything dangerous can happen to them at any time in the forest. So they promised each other that they would remain united in any case of danger. Suddenly, the saw a large bear approaching them. One of the friends at once climbed a nearby tree. But the other one did not know how to climb. So being led by his common sense, he lay down on the ground breathless, pretending to be a dead man.

2. Antonym & Synonym – 3 /4 Qs Easy

3. Idiom/phrases – 3 Qs Moderate

  • Be Done With –
  • Pull Together
  • Fair Weather Friend –

4. Spelling Correction – 1 Qs Moderate – Erroneous

5. Sentence Improvement – 3 Qs Easy

6. One Word Substitution – 3 Qs Easy –

  • BARRACK –
  • NUMISMATIST –

7. Error Detection – 3 Qs Easy

8. Fill in the blanks – 3 Qs Easy


3rd Shift


General Awareness

1. Formic acid produced by
2. First french factory established in India at
3. Jawaharlal Nehru award in the field of
4. Virus in a program duplicates by the process-
5. Excess production of red blood cells leads to disease –
6. First chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamic university –
7. Continental shelf- def was given. Term was to be chosen –
8. Leading producer of cocoa
9. Tanka silver coin introduced by
10. Anemometer measures
11. Patrons of Sangam literature –
12. Spring balance works on the principle of –
13. Queen of Adriatic sea –
14. Most reactive phosphorus type- white phosphorus
15. Father of Macro – Economics –
16. Who issued silver coins –
17. Zubin Mehta related to which field –
18. which city is called queen of Adriatic sea –
19. 1st commonwealth games 1930 held in country –
20. The term *tanka* introduced by which emperor –

General Intelligence & Reasoning

1. Number Series / Alphabet Series – 5 – 8 Qs.
2. Water Image / Mirror Image – 2 Qs
3. Picture Diagram – 2 Qs
4. Matrix – 1 Qs
5. Paper Cutting – 1 Qs
6. Analogy – 2 Qs
7. Classification – 3 Qs
8. Rest Miscellaneous – 4 Qs

Quantitative Aptitude

1. Number Series – 2 Qs Easy
2. Pie Chart – 5 Qs Easy (based on pie chart with angle 109.8,72,…)
3. Geometry – 4 Qs Easy to moderate
4. Trigonometry – 2 Qs Moderate
5. Rest Miscellaneous Qs – SI & CI, Profit & loss, Percentage, Speed & Distance, Average, etc.
Qs – Cos^2 + cosx = 1 given find sin^2x + sin^4x

English Comprehension

1. Reading Comprehension – 5 Qs Easy

The passage based on – life of Jagdish Chandra Bose graduated from StXavierr college Calcutta, got tripolis from Cambridge university,then prof in Presidency college Calcutta found about plants,…

2. Antonym & Synonym – 3 /4 Qs Easy antonym of – Quiescence

3. Idiom/phrases – 3 Qs Moderate

(i) Scot free -unlimited
(ii) break up
(iii) Selling like hot cakes- good sale

4. Spelling Correction – 1 Qs Moderate –

(i) Commemorate

5. Sentence Improvement – 3 Qs Easy

6. One Word Substitution – 3 Qs Easy

7. Error Detection – 3 Qs Easy

8. Fill in the blanks – 3 Qs Easy

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