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Volume-46, 10-16 February, 2018

MASTER QUESTION PAPER
(Exam Code : SSC HSC 26032017 Exam )

Q1)         Which word will best complete the relationship given below? Flower: Vase :: Player : ?

A. Team

B. Captain

C. Game

D. Field

Q2)         Which word will best complete the relationship given below? Cobbler:  Leather :: Tailor: ?

A. Draper

B. Tape

D. Cloth

Q3)         Ajay is 40 m South-West of Vijay. Raja is 40 m South-East of Vijay. Then, Raja is in which Direction of Ajay?

A. West

B. East

C. South

D. North

Q4)         Vimal walks Northwards. After a while, he turns to his right and after a little further to his left. Finally, after walking a distance of one kilometre, he turns to his left again. In which direction is he moving now?

A. North

B. South

C. East

D. West

Q5)         Find the ODD one out.

A. A

B. D

C. O

D. U

Q6)         Complete the series.     11,13, 17,19, 23, 25, (...)

A. 26

B. 27

C. 28

D. 29

Q7)         Which of the following will best complete the relationship given below?

LOVE:KMSA:: HATE:?

A. GXQA

B. DRXD

C. ICWI

D. GYQA

Q8)         Which of the following will best complete the relationship given below? DIG:CFB:: JOT:?

A. KRY

B. ILM

C. ILO

D. KLO

Q9)         Complete the series.     2, 3, 5, 6, (...), 9, 11, 12

A. 9

B. 11

C. 8

D. 13

Q10) Complete the series.  4, 196, 16, 144, 36, 100, 64, (...)

A. 64

B. 48

C. 125

D. 256

Q11)      Find the ODD one out.

8, 14, 26, 48, 98, 194, 386

A.194

B. 98

C. 14

D. 48

Q12)      In a certain language, MADRAS is coded as NBESBT, how is BOMBAY coded in that code?

A. CPNCBX

B. CPNCBZ

C. CPOCBZ

D. CQOCBZ

Q13)      If JOSEPH is coded as FKOALD, then GEORGE will be coded as?

B. CAKNIT

C.CAKNCA

D. JAKINS

Q14)      Shyama says, "The father of Rajiv's father is my father". How is Shyama related to Rajiv?

A. Sister

B. Mother

C. Aunt

D. Niece

Q15)      If the first day of a leap year is Tuesday, then its last day will be :

A. Sunday

B. Monday

C. Tuesday

D. Wednesday

Q16)      In the following list of numerals, how many 2's are followed by 1 's but not preceded by 4? 4 2 1 2 1 4 2 1 1 2 4 4 4 1 2 2 1 2 1 4 4 2 1 4 2 1 2 1 2 4 1 4 2 1 2 4 1 4 6

A. Two

B. Three

C. Four

D. Five

Q17)      Read the following information carefully and answer the ques-tions given below.

(i)            There is a group of six persons A, B, C, D, E and F from a family. There is a psychologist, manager, lawyer, jeweller, doctor and engineer.

(ii)           The doctor is the grandfather of F who is a psychologist.

(iii)          The manager D is married to A.

(iv)         C, the jeweller, is married to the Lawyer.

(v)          B, is the mother of F and E.

(vi)         There are two married couples in the family.

What is the profession of E?

A.            Doctor

B.            Jeweller

C.            Manager

D.            None of these

Q18) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

(i)            There is a group of six persons A, B, C, D, E and F from a family. There is a psychologist, manager, lawyer, jeweller, doctor and engineer.

(ii)           The doctor is the grandfather of F who is a psychologist.

(iii)          The manager D is married to A.

(iv)         C, the jeweller, is married to the Lawyer.

(v)          B, is the mother of F and E.

(vi)         There are two married couples in the family.

How is A related to E?

A. Brother

B. Uncle

C. Father

D. Grandfather

Q19) Read the following information carefully and answer the quest-ions given below.

(i)            There is a group of six persons A, B, C, D, E and F from a family. There is a psychologist, manager, lawyer, jeweller, doctor and engineer.

(ii)           The doctor is the grandfather of F who is a psychologist.

(iii)          The manager D is married to A.

(iv)         C, the jeweller, is married to the Lawyer.

(v)          B, is the mother of F and E.

(vi)         There are two married couples in the family.

How many male mem-bers are there in the family?

A. One

B. Three

C. Four

D. Cannot be determined

Q20) The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer.

But for some (P)/ anxious moments, our expedition (Q)/ in the Himalayas was enjoy-able (R)/ No error (S)

A. P

B. Q

C. R

D. S

Q21) Choose the word which best fits in the blank sentence.

The linguistic ___ of refugee children is reflected in their readiness to adopt the language of their new homeland.

B. Philosophy

D. Conservatism

Q22)      Choose the word which best fits in the blank sentence. Sanjana finally found the photographs, after hours spent-through drawers.

A. Cavorting

B. Haggling

C. Rummaging

D. Divagating

Q23)      Choose the correct synonym of the given word from the options given blow.

TORTUOUS

A. Extreme

B. Indirect

C. Uneven

D. Incidental

Q24) Choose the correct synonym of the given word from the options given below.

ABANDON

A. Try

B. Join

C. Keep with

D. Forsake

Q25)      Choose the correct antonym of the given word from the options given below. MARVELLOUS

A. Pleasing

B. Charming

C. Attractive

D. Shabby

Q26) Choose the correct antonym of the given word from the options given below. IMPRECISION

A. Accuracy

B. Corrigendum

C. Howler

D. Solecism

Q27)      Choose the MISSPELT word.

A. Pompous

B. Populous

C. Prejudiced

D. Pretentous

Q28) Choose the MISSPELT word.

A. Exempleary

B. Embarrass

C. Envious

D. Excellence

Q29)      Choose the alternative which best expresses the  meaning  of  the idiom/ phrase given in quotes. Hari was 'taken to task' by the teacher for making a noise in the class.

A. Scolded

B. Rewarded

C. Appreciated

Q30) Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given in quotes. The step mother shed 'crocodile tears' on the death of her step-son.

A. To cry for no reason

B. Felt sorry for the son

C. Shed tears of blood

D. False tears of sorrow

Q31)      Choose from the four options, the word that best substitutes the given phrase. Abnormal fear of confined places.

A. Pyrophobia

B. Xenophobia

C. Dipsomania

D. Claustrophobia

Q32)      Choose the correct alternative which will improve the quoted part of the given sentence. Their earnings are such that they find it difficult 'to make both ends to meet'.

A. To make both end to meet

B. To make both ends for meeting

C. To make both ends meet

D. No improvement

Q33)      Choose the correct alternative which will improve the quoted part of the given sentence. If neither of them 'are to be trusted' it is not at all advisable to invest further.

A. Were to be trusted

B. Has to be trusted

C. Is to be trusted

D. No improvement

Q34) Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. His father is writing a novel these days.

A. A novel is being written by his father these days

B. A novel was being written by his father these days

C. A novel have been being written by his father these days

D. A novel had being written by his father these days

Q35) Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. The carpenter has made a table.

A. A table have been made by the carpenter

C. A table has been made by the carpenter

D. A table is made by the carpenter

Q36)      Rewrite the sentence in Indirect speech. Hari said, 'No I did not take the book.'

A. Hari said that I have not taken the book

B. Hari told that he has not taken the book

C. Hari denied having taken the book

D. Hari admitted having taken the book

Q37) Rewrite the sentence in Indirect speech. The peon said, 'Sir, there is no oil in the store.'

A. The peon said respectfully that there is no oil in the store

B. The peon said that there was no oil in the store

C. The peon announced that there was no oil in the store

D. The peon said respectfully that there was no oil in the store.

Answer key of Qs, Published in Issue 3-9 February, 2018

1              C

2              A

3              D

4              C

5              A

6              D

7              C

8              D

9              D

10           D

11           D

12           B

13           D

14           A

15           A

16           A

17           A

18           B