SSC CGL Booster Test

Question 1

Find out the odd word/letters/number/number pair from the given alternatives.

Solution:

 

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5712 → 5 + 7 + 1 + 2 = 15
6212 → 6 + 2 + 1 + 2 = 11
3811 → 3 + 8 + 1 + 1 = 13
7831 → 7 + 8 + 3 + 1 = 19
Here addition of digits of all number except 5712 is a prime number.
Thus 5712 is the odd number.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Classification

Question 2

The simplified form of the given expression is

Solution:

 

Correct Answer

Given,
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Trigonometric Ratios and Identities

Question 3

A movement along the demand curve of a commodity occurs due to change in

Solution:

 

Correct Answer

The movement along a given demand curve due to a change in price is referred to as the price of the commodity to decrease, it may postpone its purchases.
Hence, option B is correct.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 4

Who was the chairman of the high level commission on competition policy and law?

Solution:

 

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In 1999 Budget, Finance Minister Yashvant Sinha announced the government’s intention to introduce a modern competition law for India — suitable for domestic conditions, to shift focus from curbing monopolies to promoting competition, and looking at global developments.
S V S Raghavan, who headed the State Trading Corporation, was then appointed by the government to head a high-level committee to work on a competition law and policy.
• He is an Indian industrialist. He was also the former head of Bharat Business International Limited (BBIL).
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 5

Direction: In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active Voice/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

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I would like someone to help me.

Solution:

 

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In sentences, where the subject does not work but is worked upon by someone, the passive voice is made following the below structures:

Active: Subject + Is/Are/Am/Was/Were/Has/Have/Had + To + Verb (Ist form) + Object..

Passive: Object + Is/Are/Am/Was/Were/Has/Have/Had + To + Be + Verb (3rd form) + By + Subject…

Active: There is work to do.

Passive: There is work to be done.

Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Active / Passive Voice

Question 6

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.
She stood _______ the crowd quite amazed.

Solution:

 

Correct Answer

The correct preposition to be used in the sentence is “in”. “In” is used to indicate location or position within or inside something:

  • We went for a swim in the pool.
  • They have build a new house in the town.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Fill in the Blanks

Question 7

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 boy who studies hard (a)/ he will pass (b)/ with flying colours. (c)/ No error

Solution:

 

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There is error in part (b). The use of “he” is superfluous as we have already introduced the subject in part (a) as “the boy”. Therefore, we should remove “he” in order to correct the sentence.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Error Spotting

Question 8

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the given word.
Antagonist

Solution:

 

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Antagonist = a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary.

Opponent = someone who competes with or opposes another in a contest, game, or argument.

Troubleshooter = an expert in resolving diplomatic or political disputes.

Warrior = (especially in former times) a brave or experienced soldier or fighter.

Hence, option D is the right response.

Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Synonyms or Antonyms

Question 9

Inflation implies

Solution:

 

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Inflation implies rise in general price index. An increase in the general level of prices implies a decrease in the purchasing power of the currency.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Economy and Finance

Question 10

The average of numbers is and average of numbers is . Then the average of all the numbers taken together is

Solution:

 

Correct Answer

The average of ‘x’ numbers = X
Hence sum of these ‘x’ numbers = xy
The average of ‘y’ numbers = y
Hence sum of these ‘y’ numbers = xy
Hence sum of (x + y) numbers = xy + xy = 2xy
Hence average of (x + y) numbers =
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Average

Question 11

Find out the figure that completed the pattern given in question –

Solution:

 

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After observation it is clear that figure given in option C will fill the pattern given in question.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: Pattern Completion

Question 12

The sum of all the digits of the numbers from 1 to 100 is

Solution:

 

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We are supposed to find out sum of the digits & not the sum of numbers.

Sum of unit digits of numbers from 1 to 99.
= 10 (1+2+3+………+9)
= 10 (9*10/2)  [Sum of n natural numbers = n(n+1)/2]
= 450
Sum of second digits of numbers from 1 to 99
= 10 (1+2+3+………..9) = 450
Sum of digits of 100 = 1
Required sum = 450 + 450 + 1
=901

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