(Previous Year Papers) SSC CPO: Sub Inspector Exam Paper Held on 28-08-2011

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(Previous Year Papers) SSC CPO: Sub Inspector Exam Paper Held on 28-08-2011

:: Reasoning ::

1. In a family Mr. Prakash has his wife and his two married brother of whom one has two children and another has not issue. How many members are there in the family?

(a) 12 members
(b) 8 members
(c) 6 members
(d) 10 members

2. In a group of equal number of cows and herdsmen the number of legs was 28 less than four times the number of heads. The numbers of herdsmen was

(a) 7
(b) 28
(c) 21
(d) 14

3. If P is the husband of Q and R is the mother of S and Q, what is R to P?

(a) Mother
(b) Sister
(c) Aunt
(d) Mother-in-law

4. The average age of 19 boys in a class is 21 years. If the teacher’s age is included, the average increases to 22 years. What is the teacher’s age?

(a) 39 years
(b) 41 years
(c) 40 years
(d) 44 years

5. Hari remembers that his father’s birthday is between 13th and 16th of June, whereas his sister remembers that their father’s birthday is between 14th and 18th of June. On which day is their father’s birthday, which both agree?

(a) 14th June
(b) 15th June
(c) 16th June
(d) 17th June

:: General Awareness ::

6. The three-tier Panchayat Raj system in India was proposed by the-

(a) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
(b) Ashok Mehta Committee
(c) Royal Commission
(d) None of the above

7. Under which Article of the Constitution is the President’s Rule introduced in a State due to the failure of the constitutional machinery?

(a) 352
(b) 356
(c) 360
(d) 350

8. Through which principle/device did Mahatma Gandhi strive to bridge economic inequalities?

(a) Abolition of machinery
(b) Establishment of village industries
(c) Adoption of non-violence
(d) Trusteeship theory

9. Who said that “Oh! Disrespectable democracy ! I love you”?

(a) G.B. Shaw
(b) Carpenter
(c) Lord Bryce
(d) Appa Dorai

10. The adoption of High Yeilding Variety Programme in Indian Agriculture started in—

(a) 1968
(b) 1967
(c) 1966
(d) 1965

:: Numerical Aptitude ::

11. A shopkeeper marks an article at Rs. 60 and sells it at a discount of 15%. He also gives a gift worth Rs. 3. If he still makes 20% profit, the cost price, in rupees, is

(a) 22
(b) 32
(c) 40
(d) 42

12. On a certain sum of money lent out at 16% p.a. the difference between the compound interest for 1 year, payable half yearly, and the simple interest for 1 year is Rs. 56. The sum is

(a) Rs. 1080
(b) Rs. 7805
(c) Rs. 8750
(d) Rs. 5780

13. Out of 2500 people, only 60% have the saving habit. If 30% save with bank, 32% with post office and the rest with shares, the number of share-holders are

(a) 450
(b) 570
(c) 950
(d) 1250

14. A person bought 50 pens for Rs. 50 each. He sold 40 of them at a loss of 5%. He wants to gain 10% on the whole. Then his gain percent on the remaining pens should be

(a) 15
(b) 40
(c) 50
(d) 70

15. The average of the three numbers x, y and z is 45. x is greater than the average of y and z by 9. The average of y and z is greater than y by 2. Then the different of x and z is

(a) 3
(b) 5
(c) 7
(d) 11

:: English ::

Directions (16-20): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

16. Flaunt

(a) cut
(b) deceive
(c) exhibit
(d) blame

17. Subjugate

(a) capitulate
(b) conquer
(c) strike
(d) confuse

18. Behaviour

(a) conduct
(b) blessing
(c) character
(d) response

19. Stringent

(a) flexible
(b) inflexible
(c) staunch
(d) tough

20. Deliberately

(a) spontaneously
(b) inadvertently
(c) intentionally
(d) naturally

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