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The Staff Selection Commission conducted the Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-I), 2019 from 03-03-2020 to 09-03-2020 in the Computer Based Mode. A total of 9,78,103 candidates appeared in the said examination.

2. Based on marks scored in Tier-I Examination, candidates have been shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Tier-II and Tier-III examinations. Separate cutoffs have been fixed for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer (List-1), Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Statistical Investigator (SI), Grade II (List-2) and all other posts (List-3). 

3. As the Tier-I Computer Based Examination was conducted in multiple shifts, marks scored by the candidates have been normalized as per the formula published by the Commission on its website on 07-02-2019. Such normalized marks have been used to qualify candidates for the next stages of Examination (i.e. Tier-II and Tier-III). 

4. The cut-off marks and the number of candidates getting qualified for Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations are as follows: 

List-1: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II [Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-IV {General Studies (Finance & Accounts)}] and Tier-III

Category

Cut-off Marks

Candidates

available

SC

156.73419

1576

ST

151.46077

780

OBC

172.76640

2904

EWS

175.31247

1202

UR

180.12237

2074*

OH

147.08520

149

HH

117.49075

141

Others-PWD

83.70627

125

Total

 

8951

* In addition to the UR candidates shown above, 71-SC, 19-ST, 1167-OBC, 727 EWS and 7 OH candidates qualifying at UR cut-off have been shown under their respective categories.

List-2: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II [Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III (Statistics)] and Tier-III

Category

Cut-off Marks

Candidates available

SC

130.76651

3647

ST

119.99291

2020

OBC

154.87053

6032

EWS

152.03803

3315

UR

165.77474

3716*

OH

130.86331

166

HH

86.44781

181

VH

110.67982

204

Others-PWD

40.00000

110

Total

 

19391

* In addition to the UR candidates shown above, 222-SC, 75-ST, 2704-OBC, 1488-EWS, 6-OH, 1-HH and 3-VH candidates qualifying at UR cut-off have been shown under their respective categories.

Note: Only those candidates have been considered eligible for List-2 who have applied for the post(s) of JSO and/ or SI in their online Application Forms. 

List-3: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-III
 

Category

Cut-off Marks

Candidates available

SC

115.35401

22965

ST

104.91984

11737

OBC

135.95037

38714

EWS

135.04329

15183

UR

147.78606

25876*

ESM

89.29321

5758

OH

98.42808

2196

HH

40.00000

1761

VH

110.41208

664

Others-PWD

40.00000

425

Total

 

125279

* In addition to the UR candidates shown above, 3500-SC, 1074-ST, 21598-OBC,8829-EWS, 145-ESM, 139-OH, 19-HH, 82-VH and 3-Others PwD candidates qualifying at UR cut-off have been shown under their respective categories.

5.Result of one candidate bearing Roll No. 8006012118 has been kept withheld in view of Order dated 21-02-2020 of Hon’ble CAT Hyderabad in OA No. 150/2020.

6. The Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II and Tier-III) Examination, 2019 is tentatively scheduled to be held from 12-10-2020 to 15-10-2020 and 01-11-2020 respectively, subject to the prevailing conditions and Government guidelines issued from time to time in view of handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Admission  Certificates of the qualified candidates will be uploaded on the websites of the respective Regional Offices about 03-07 days before the conduct of the Tier-II Exam.

7. The candidates who are unable to download their Admit Cards may contact the concerned Regional Offices immediately. The responsibility of ensuring the download of the Admit Cards is solely of the candidates.

8. Marks of the qualified/non-qualified candidates and Final Answer Keys along with the Question Paper(s) in a standard format will be hosted on 07-07-2020 on the Commission’s website - https://ssc.nic.in. Candidates may check their marks from 07-07-2020 to 06-08-2020 by using his/her Registration No./ Roll No. and Registered Password 

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The Staff Selection Commission conducted the Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-I), 2019 from 03-03-2020 to 09-03-2020 in the Computer Based Mode. A total of 9,78,103 candidates appeared in the said examination.

2. Based on marks scored in Tier-I Examination, candidates have been shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Tier-II and Tier-III examinations. Separate cutoffs have been fixed for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer (List-1), Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Statistical Investigator (SI), Grade II (List-2) and all other posts (List-3). 

3. As the Tier-I Computer Based Examination was conducted in multiple shifts, marks scored by the candidates have been normalized as per the formula published by the Commission on its website on 07-02-2019. Such normalized marks have been used to qualify candidates for the next stages of Examination (i.e. Tier-II and Tier-III). 

4. The cut-off marks and the number of candidates getting qualified for Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations are as follows: 

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List of candidates in Roll Number order provisionally qualified for the posts of A.A.Os in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations (List-1)

List of candidates in Roll Number order provisionally qualified for the post(s) of J.S.O. and/ or Statistical Investigator in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations (List-2)

List of candidates of Northern Region (NR) in Roll Number order provisionally qualified for all other posts in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations (List-3)

List of candidates of other than Northern Region (NR) in Roll Number order provisionally qualified for all other posts in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations (List-3)

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Q.1 Select the word which means the same as the given group of words.

A sudden rush of a large number of frightened people or animals. 
1. Stampede
2. Lunacy
3. Scapegoat
4. Recluse

Correct Answer : Stampede

Q.2 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given Idiom.

The bee’s knees 
1. Problematic
2. Foolish
3. Extraordinary
4. Observant

Correct Answer : Extraordinary

Q.3 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

A reward is a ______ which motivates a person to achieve excellence in his field. 
1. recognition
2. memorial
3. collection
4. monument

Correct Answer : recognition

Q.4 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Obsolete 
1. Rigid
2. Outdated
3. Remote
4. Recent

Correct Answer : Recent

Q.5 Select the word which means the same as the given group of words.

One who loads and unloads ships. 
1. Spinster
2. Stevedore
3. Rustic
4. Captain

Correct Answer : Stevedore

Q.6 Select the correctly spelt word. 
1. Conscinteous
2. Encouragement
3. Comotion
4. Embarasment

Correct Answer : Encouragement

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 7 
Q.7 Select the  most appropriate option for blank number (1) 
1. proudly
2. slowly
3. usually
4. happily

Correct Answer : usually

 

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Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 8 
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (2)
1. disadvantage
2. virtue
3. curse
4. dream

Correct Answer : virtue

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 9 
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (3) 
1. succeed
2. succeeds
3. success
4. successful

Correct Answer : succeeds

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 10 
Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (4) 
1. had made
2. makes
3. make
4. made

Correct Answer : make

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 11 
Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (5) 
1. adorned
2. imposed
3. curbed
4. reposed

Correct Answer : imposed

Q.12 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Derogatory 
1. Intricate
2. Complimentary
3. Insulting
4. Depreciating

Correct Answer : Complimentary

Q.13 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The government should take stringent steps against terrorists and foil their ______ designs. 
1. exemplary
2. conducive
3. benevolent
4. malicious

Correct Answer : malicious

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To throw a fit 
1. Faint and fall down
2. Become unconscious
3. Express extreme anger
4. Caution someone about fitness

Correct Answer : Express extreme anger

Q.15 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Those who follow a healthy routine is likely enjoying good health.
1. Those who follow
2. a healthy routine
3. is likely enjoying
4. good health

Correct Answer :  is likely enjoying

Q.16 Given below are four jumbled   sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. They can then purchase them on subsidized rates with additional loan facilities.
B. It will import technologically advanced medical instruments and provide them to entrepreneurs.
C. The Indian Government has announced certain facilities in the budget session.
D. This will help in strengthening the economic condition of entrepreneurs. 
1. BDCA
2. DCAB
3. CBAD
4. CADB

Correct Answer : CBAD

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.

The mathematical calculation of this problem is easy than a previous one. 
1. easiest than the
2. No Improvement
3. easy than the
4. easier than the

Correct Answer : easier than the

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the  given word.

Acknowledgement 
1. Confusion
2. Elimination
3. Compensation
4. Confirmation

Correct Answer : Confirmation

Q.19 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

When I reached the cinema hall, the movie had already began. 
1. the cinema hall
2. When I reached
3. the movie had
4. already began

Correct Answer : already began

Q.20 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.

The teacher said to me, “You have not submitted the assignment.” 
1. The teacher told to me that I have not submitted that assignment.
2. The teacher said to me that I have not submitted the assignment.
3. The teacher said me that I had not submitted the assignment.
4. The teacher told me that I had not submitted the assignment.

Correct Answer : The teacher told me that I had not submitted the assignment.

Q.21 Select the correctly spelt word. 
1. Employeed
2. Rehersal
3. Veterinary
4. Seperable

Correct Answer : Veterinary

Q.22 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

His elder sister taught him English.
1. His elder sister is taught English by him.
2. He is being taught English by his elder sister.
3. He was taught English by his elder sister.
4. He has been taught English by his elder sister.

Correct Answer : He was taught English by his elder sister.

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

No effort has been made by the Indian cricket team to cash off on its vibrant image in the World Cup. 
1. for cash through in
2. for cashing off on
3. to cash in on
4. to cash up on

Correct Answer : to cash in on

Q.24 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. This is because of its aroma, flavour and variety in the market.
B. Thus, it leads to poor health and mental disorders among children.
C. Children as well as teenagers are tempted towards junk food.
D. It has no or negligible nutritional value and high content of sugar and salt. 
1. CDAB
2. BCDA
3. CADB
4. ACDB

Correct Answer : CADB

Q.25 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Prodigal 
1. Trivial
2. Extravagant
3. Arrogant
4. Humble

Correct Answer : Extravagant

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Q.1 Georg Simon Ohm in whose honour we have the famous Ohm’s Law, hailed from which country? 
1. Russia
2. Spain
3. Poland
4. Germany

Correct Answer :  Germany

Q.2 Which Union Minister of Home Affairs released a book titled Karmayodha Granth in New Delhi? 
1. P Chidambaram
2. Sushilkumar Shinde
3. Amit Shah
4. Rajnath Singh

Correct Answer : Amit Shah

Q.3 Who was the first Governor of Madhya Pradesh? 
1. BD Sharma
2. NN Wanchu
3. GP Singh
4. Dr. Sitaramayya

Correct Answer : Dr. Sitaramayya

Q.4 Which part of the body is responsible for the manufacture of red blood cells? 
1. Brain
2. Lungs
3. Bone marrow
4. Heart

Correct Answer : Bone marrow

Q. 5 Which city of India is known as 'The Athens of the East'? 
1. Kochi
2. Allahabad
3. Patna
4. Madurai

Correct Answer : Madurai

Q.6 Methane is a colourless, odourless, non-toxic but flammable gas. What is its common name? 
1. Blue vitriol
2. Heating gas
3. Marsh gas
4. Laughing gas

Correct Answer : Marsh gas

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Q.7 In which state did the second phase  of Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 2.0 begin in January 2020? 
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Punjab
3. Kerala
4. Bihar

Correct Answer : Uttar Pradesh

Q.8 Which of the following is NOT a twin city of India? 
1. Cuttack and Bhubaneswar
2. Hubli and Dharwad
3. Thrissur and Thiruvalla
4. Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar

Correct Answer : Thrissur and Thiruvalla

Q.9 John Maynard Keynes, best known for his economic theories (Keynesian economics), hailed from which country? 
1. Sweden
2. Denmark
3. Australia
4. England

Correct Answer : England

Q.10 In the sequence of planets in the solar system, which planet comes in between Mars and Saturn? 
1. Uranus
2. Mercury
3. Venus
4. Jupiter

Correct Answer : Jupiter

Q.11 In which state has the Jawara Dance, a dance form to celebrate wealth, originated? 
1. Gujarat
2. Kerala
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Rajasthan

Correct Answer :  Madhya Pradesh

Q.12 In which city was the Jhanda Satyagraha  or Flag Satyagraha of 1923 held? 
1. Calcutta
2. Nagpur
3. Ahmedabad
4. Bombay

Correct Answer : Nagpur

Q.13 The development of a fruit without fertilization is called ______. 
1. Gametogamy
2. Parthenocarpy
3. Hybridogenesis
4. Apomixis

Correct Answer : Parthenocarpy

Q.14 Which city in India is world renowned for one of the most traditional embroidery styles, Chikankari? 
1. Udaipur
2. Hyderabad
3. Ahmedabad
4. Lucknow

Correct Answer : Lucknow

Q.15 Who is the first Indian to bag two International hat-tricks in cricket? 
1. Rohit Sharma
2. Virat Kohli
3. Kedar Jadhav
4. Kuldeep Yadav

Correct Answer : Kuldeep Yadav

Q.16 Freedom fighter Sucheta Kripalani, became the first woman chief minister of which state? 
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Rajasthan
3. Andhra Pradesh
4. Gujarat

Correct Answer : Uttar Pradesh

Q.17 In which period was the legendary Victoria Terminus station (currently Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus), Mumbai built? 
1. 1878 to 1888
2. 1911 to 1921
3. 1933 to 1943
4. 1843 to 1853

Correct Answer : 1878 to 1888

Q.18 Who chaired the sixth meeting of the Island  Development Agency in New Delhi in January 2020? 
1. Narendra Modi
2. Nirmala Sitharaman
3. Amit Shah
4. Nitin Gadkari

Correct Answer : Amit Shah

Q.19 Who was chosen as foreign secretary of  India in January 2020? 
1. Ranjan Mathai
2. Harsh Vardhan Shringla
3. Vijay Keshav Gokhale
4. Nirupama Rao

Correct Answer : Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Q.20 Jellyfish are an example of which type of phylum? 
1. Phylum - Cnidaria
2. Phylum -Porifera
3. Phylum -Protozoa
4. Phylum -Ctenophora

Correct Answer : Phylum - Cnidaria

 Q.21 Which Tennis star will have a Swiss coin minted in his/her honour? 
1. Serena Williams
2. Rafael Nadal
3. Novak Djokovic
4. Roger Federer

Correct Answer : Roger Federer

 Q.22 Which US based Indian topped the Forbes India's ‘20 people to watch in the 2020s’ list? 
1. Hasan Minhaj
2. Prashant Kishor
3. Mahua Moitra
4. Dushyant Chautala

Correct Answer :  Hasan Minhaj

Q.23 Which of the following is NOT a nationalised bank?
1. State Bank of India
2. Punjab National Bank
3. United Bank of India
4. Punjab and Sind Bank

Correct Answer : State Bank of India

Q.24 Who was appointed  as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund in October, 2019? 
1.  Kristalina Georgieva
2. Christine Lagarde
3. Rodrigo Rato
4. Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Correct Answer : Kristalina Georgieva

Q.25 Which pillar inscriptions has recorded the achievements of Samudra Gupta, who was known as the 'Napoleon of India' for his conquests? 
1. Iron Pillar
2. Vijaya Stambha
3. Allahabad Pillar
4. Sun Pillar

Correct Answer : Allahabad Pillar

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 Q.1 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Back to square one 
1. Neglect something
2. Draw a square
3. Move ahead
4. Come to the original point

Correct Answer :  Come to the original point

 Q.2 Select the most appropriate word to substitute the underlined word of the given sentence. If substitution is not required select ‘No improvement’.

To fight on the battlefield for the sake of one's country needs a great strongness. 
1. a lots of strength
2. great courage
3. No improvement
4. the greatest strongness

Correct Answer : great courage

 Q.3 Select the wrongly spelt word. 
1. Consumation
2. Chronology
3. Compromise
4. Competence

Correct Answer : Consumation

Q.4 Select the correct active form of the given sentence.

This beautiful story was written by Maya. 
1. Maya writes this beautiful story.
2. Maya wrote this beautiful story.
3. Maya is writing this beautiful story.
4. Maya was writing this beautiful story.

Correct Answer : Maya wrote this beautiful story.

 Q.5 Select the antonym of the given word.

LIBERTY 
1. Convenience
2. Independence
3. Deliverance
4. Dependence

Correct Answer : Dependence

 Q.6 Select the wrongly spelt word. 
1. Tamarind
2. Tresure
3. Turmoil
4. Truthful

Correct Answer : Tresure

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
'A stitch in time saves nine'. This wise saying suggests that an (1)______ action taken on time to rectify an error rules (2)______ the possibility of accumulation of such errors and future (3)______ . Wisdom, therefore lies in correcting the error as soon as it is (4)______. There is no point-in allowing the (5)______ to grow and then take hasty actions to set things right.
SubQuestion No : 7 
  Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 1 
1. superficial
2. appropriate
3. wrong
4. opposite

Correct Answer : appropriate

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Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
'A stitch in time saves nine'. This wise saying suggests that an (1)______ action taken on time to rectify an error rules (2)______ the possibility of accumulation of such errors and future (3)______ . Wisdom, therefore lies in correcting the error as soon as it is (4)______. There is no point-in allowing the (5)______ to grow and then take hasty actions to set things right.
 SubQuestion No : 8 
 Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 2 
1. for
2. out
3. in
4. at

Correct Answer : out

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
'A stitch in time saves nine'. This wise saying suggests that an (1)______ action taken on time to rectify an error rules (2)______ the possibility of accumulation of such errors and future (3)______ . Wisdom, therefore lies in correcting the error as soon as it is (4)______. There is no point-in allowing the (5)______ to grow and then take hasty actions to set things right.
SubQuestion No : 9 
 Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 3 
1. damages
2. advantages
3. facilities
4. qualities

Correct Answer : damages

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
'A stitch in time saves nine'. This wise saying suggests that an (1)______ action taken on time to rectify an error rules (2)______ the possibility of accumulation of such errors and future (3)______ . Wisdom, therefore lies in correcting the error as soon as it is (4)______. There is no point-in allowing the (5)______ to grow and then take hasty actions to set things right.
SubQuestion No : 10 
  Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 4 
1. managed
2. invented
3. proposed
4. discovered

Correct Answer : discovered

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
'A stitch in time saves nine'. This wise saying suggests that an (1)______ action taken on time to rectify an error rules (2)______ the possibility of accumulation of such errors and future (3)______ . Wisdom, therefore lies in correcting the error as soon as it is (4)______. There is no point-in allowing the (5)______ to grow and then take hasty actions to set things right.
SubQuestion No : 11 
  Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 5 
1. remedy
2. parody
3. melody
4. malady

Correct Answer : malady

Q.12 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

She ______ on paying the bill at the restaurant. 
1. suggested
2. insisted
3. requested
4. offered

Correct Answer : insisted

 Q.13 Select the synonym of the given word.

PREVENT 
1. Avert
2. Allow
3. Construct
4. Provoke

Correct Answer : Avert

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Dead heat 
1. Strong opposition to one's ideas
2. Close contest that ends in a tie
3. A deadly blast of hot air
4. A strong heat wave

Correct Answer : Close contest that ends in a tie

  Q.15 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.
A. “We are going to the market,” declared Reetu and Geetu.
B. “Where are you going?” the father asked.
C. “Take your umbrella, it is going to rain,” the mother said.
D. “Yes, definitely. We will,” replied the two. 
1. DCAB
2. BCDA
3. ABDC
4. BACD

Correct Answer : BACD

 Q.16 Select the most appropriate segment to substitute the underlined segment of the given sentence. If substitution is not required select ‘no improvement’.

The animal resembled with a cat. 
1. No improvement
2. resembled by
3. resembled to
4. resembled

Correct Answer : resembled

 Q.17 Select the correct direct form of the given sentence.

The teacher commanded the students not to shout. 
1. The teacher told to the students, "You must not shout.”
2. The teacher said to the students, "Don’t shout.”
3. The teacher says to the students, "Do not shout."
4. The teacher said to the student, "You should not shout.”

Correct Answer : The teacher said to the students, "Don’t shout.”

Q.18 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

The boy which stole the money was caught by the police. 
1. stole the money
2. by the police
3. was caught
4. The boy which

Correct Answer : The boy which

 Q.19 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Saraswati college has maintained its reputation as one of the best college in the country. 
1. one of the best college
2. in the country
3. Saraswati college has maintained
4. its reputation as

Correct Answer : one of the best college

 Q.20 Select one word for the following group of words.

Morals that govern one's behavior 
1. Psychology
2. Ethics
3. Attitude
4. Intuition

Correct Answer : Ethics

 Q.21 Select the synonym of the given word.

REVERE 
1. Respect
2. Repeat
3. Enjoy
4. Condemn

Correct Answer : Respect

 Q.22 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The groom stood before the ______ for the wedding ceremony at the church. 
1. altar
2. alter
3. atlas
4. attic

Correct Answer : altar

 Q.23 Select one word for the following group of words.

Open refusal to obey orders 
1. Obedience
2. Defiance
3. Compliance
4. Adherence

Correct Answer : Defiance

Q.24 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.
A. Eventually, she overcame adversities and achieved success.
B. She engaged herself in ‘earn while you learn’, finance scheme in her college.
C. She needed financial support to complete her graduation.
D. Rama was a very poor girl. 
1. DCBA
2. CBDA
3. ADCB
4. ABCD

Correct Answer : DCBA

Q.25 Select the antonym of the given word.

BROAD 
1. Wide
2. Large
3. Long
4. Narrow

Correct Answer : Narrow

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 Q.1 Lt. General _______ took charge as the Chief of Army Staff on 31 December 2019. 
1. Ravendra Pal Singh
2. Manoj Mukund Naravane
3. Anil Chauhan
4. Bipin Rawat

Correct Answer : Manoj Mukund Naravane

 Q.2 The Harshacharita is a biography of Harshavardhana, the ruler of Kannauj, composed in Sanskrit by his court poet, _______. 
1. Banabhatta
2. Kamban
3. Dandin
4. Jinsena

Correct Answer : Banabhatta

 Q.3 Who was the President of the World Bank Group as of January, 2020? 
1. Paul Wolfowitz
2. David Malpass
3. Jim Yong Kim
4. Robert Zoellick

Correct Answer : David Malpass

 Q.4 The Gol Gumbad (Gumbaz) of ________ is the mausoleum of Muhammad Adil Shah. 
1. Bijapur
2. Delhi
3. Agra
4. Allahabad

Correct Answer : Bijapur

 Q.5 Private ownership of the means of production is a feature of a _______ economy. 
1. socialist
2. dual
3. capitalist
4. mixed

Correct Answer : capitalist

 Q.6 _________ was the capital of Magadha before the 4th century BCE. 
1. Mathura
2. Pataliputra
3. Varanasi
4. Rajagaha

Correct Answer : Rajagaha

Q.7 Asia's largest wholesale spice market is located in _______. 
1. Delhi
2. Kolkata
3. Ahmedabad
4. Bengaluru

Correct Answer : Delhi

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Q.8 The Vedic Civilisation in  India flourished along the river__________. 
1. Godavari
2. Saraswati
3. Tapi
4. Narmada

Correct Answer : Saraswati

Q.9 The 14th Dalai Lama resides in _______. 
1. Gangtok
2. Kalimpong
3. Dharamsala
4. Shillong

Correct Answer : Dharamsala

Q.10 In May 2019, the International Monetary Fund agreed to bail out ________ with a fund of $6 billion. 
1. India
2. Bangladesh
3. Pakistan
4. Nepal

Correct Answer : Pakistan

Q.11 In the 4th century BCE, the capital of Magadha was shifted to ________. 
1. Panipat
2. Varanasi
3. Pataliputra
4. Mathura

Correct Answer : Pataliputra

Q.12 The ________ lake in Gujarat was an artificial reservoir built during the rule of the Mauryas. 
1. Pushkar
2. Lonar
3. Loktak
4. Sudarshana

Correct Answer :  Sudarshana

Q.13 Which of the following is NOT a  folk dance belonging to the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir? 
1. Dhumal
2. Hafiza
3. Dangi
4. Rouf

Correct Answer : Dangi

Q.14 The Biraja Temple, the Rajarani Temple and the Samaleswari Temple are all located in ________. 
1. Odisha
2. Tamil Nadu
3. Assam
4. Kerala

Correct Answer : Odisha

 Q.15 Who among the following is an Indian Olympic archer and Padma Shri winner? 
1. Balbir Singh Dosanjh
2. Bajrang Punia
3. Limba Ram
4. Kidambi Srikanth

Correct Answer : Limba Ram

  Q.16 King Harshavardhana ascended the throne of Thaneshwar and Kannauj on the death of his brother, ________. 
1. Rajyavardhana
2. Chandravardhana
3. Indravardhana
4. Suryavardhana

Correct Answer : Rajyavardhana

 Q.17 Planetary scientists call the thin gaseous envelope around the Moon as the _______. 
1. lunar endosphere 
2. lunar thermosphere
3. lunar stratosphere
4. lunar exosphere

Correct Answer : lunar exosphere

 Q.18 Xerophthalmia is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin ________. 
1. A
2. K
3. C
4. D

Correct Answer :  A

 Q.19 Which Article of the Indian Constitution prohibits discrimination on the grounds of religion, race, caste, sex and place of birth? 
1. Article 25
2. Article 19
3. Article 23
4. Article 15

Correct Answer : Article 15

 Q.20 Article 17 of the Constitution of India deals with the abolition of ________. 
1. slavery
2. untouchability
3. titles
4. sati

Correct Answer : sati

 Q.21 In April 2019, scientists in ________ produced the world’s first 3D printed heart using human tissue. 
1. Ethiopia
2. Israel
3. Kenya
4. Croatia

Correct Answer : Israel

Q.22 _______ expansion makes the Eiffel Tower taller during summers. 
1. Chemical
2. Thermal
3. Gravitational
4. Gradient

Correct Answer : Thermal

Q.23 According to the United Nations' World Economic Situation and Prospects Report, 2019, the Indian economy is expected to expand by _____ in 2020. 
1. 7.8%
2. 7.6%
3. 7.2%
4. 7.1%

Correct Answer : 7.1%

Q.24 The major component of modern Olympic gold medals is ________. 
1. Silver
2. Copper
3. Bronze
4. Gold

Correct Answer : Silver

Q.25 In biological terms, _______ is a relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected.  
1. Amensalism
2. Commensalism
3. Parasitism
4. Mutualism

Correct Answer : Commensalism

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Q.1 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Sparse 
1. Scanty
2. Abundant
3. Costly
4. Tranquil

Correct Answer :  Abundant

 Q.2 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. Upon returning from his travels, he was forced to live in a house where his large family lived.
B. Vaikom Muhammad Basheer was a Malayalam fiction writer from Vaikom in Kerala.
C. The household was always noisy and full of chaos, no place for a writer surely!
D. Apart from family members, myriads of domestic animals also treated the house as their own.
1. BCDA
2. BCAD
3. BADC
4. BDCA

Correct Answer :  BADC

Q.3 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word. 
1. Impeach
2. Influence
3. Itinerent
4. Ignorance

Correct Answer : Itinerent

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Being a millionaire, he is leading a ______ life. 
1. expensive
2. luxurious
3. destitute
4. conducive

Correct Answer : luxurious

Q.5 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

Did the problems you had to face discourage you? 
1. Have you been discouraged by the problems you have to face?
2. Are you discouraged by the problems you had to face?
3. Were you discouraged by the problems you had to face?
4. Are you being discouraged by the problems you had to face?

Correct Answer : Were you discouraged by the problems you had to face?

Q.6 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given.

One who is preoccupied with his own interests 
1. Pessimist
2. Optimist
3. Atheist
4. Egoist

Correct Answer : Egoist

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Milton Hershey returned to the village where he had been born, in the heart of dairy country. He opened his chocolate manufacturing plant (1)______ 1905. With access to all the fresh milk he (2)______, he began producing the finest milk chocolate. The plant (3)______ opened in a small Pennsylvania village is today the (4)______ chocolate factory in the world. The confections created here are (5)______ around the world.
SubQuestion No : 7 
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank 1. 
1. in
2. on
3. at
4. to

Correct Answer : in

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