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SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination papers
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Re: SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination papers
As you want to get the Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination papers so here it is for you: PART IVPART III QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 101. Of the three numbers, the sum of the first two is 55, sum of the second and third is 65 and sum of third with thrice of the first is 110. The third number is (a) 25 (b) 30 (c) 35 (d) 28 102. Among the numbers 3 5 4 2, 9, 16 32 , the greatest one is (a) 2 (b) 39 (c) 4 16 (d) 5 32 103. The sum of the numerator and denominator of a positive fraction is 11. If 2 is added to both numerator and denominator, the fraction is increased by 1/24. The difference of numerator and denominator of the fraction is (a) 5 (b) 3 (c) 1 (d) 9 104. The expression 26n – 42n, where n is a natural number is always divisible by (a) 15 (b) 18 (c) 36 (d) 48 105. The sum of a pair of positive integers is 336 and their H.C.F. is 21. The number of such possible pairs is (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5 106. The difference between the exterior and interior angles at a vertex of a regular polygon is 150°. The number of sides of the polygon is (a) 10 (b) 15 (c) 24 (d) 30 107. Each edge of a regular tetrahedron is 3 cm, then its volume is (a) 9 2 . . 4 c c (b) 27 3 . . c c (c) 4 2 . . 9 c c (d) 9 3 . . c c 108. A toy is in the form of a cone mounted on a hemisphere. The radius of the hemisphere and that of the cone is 3 cm and height of the cone is 4 cm. The total surface area of the toy (taking 22 7 p ) is (a) 75.43 sq. cm. (b) 103.71 sq. cm. (c) 85.35 sq. cm. (d) 120.71 sq. cm. 109. The respective heights and volumes of a hemisphere and a right circular cylinder are equal, then the ratio of their radii is (a) 2: 3 (b) 3 :1 (c) 3: 2 (d) 2: 3 110. The four equal circles of radius 4 cm drawn on the four corners of a square touch each other externally. Then the area of the portion between the square and the four sectors is (a) 9 (– 4) sq. cm. (a) 16 (– 4) sq. cm. (c) 9 (4 ) sq. cm. (d) 16 (4 ) sq.cm. 111. Two adjacent sides of a parallelogram are of lengths 15 cm and 18 cm. If the distance between two smaller sides is 12 cm, then the distance between two bigger sides is (a) 8 cm (b) 10 cm (c) 12 cm (d) 15 cm 112. A metal pipe is 21 cm long and its exterior diameter is 8 cm. If the thickness of the pipe is 1 cm and the metal weighs 8 gm/cm” the weight of the pipe (in kg.) is 22 7 use p (a) 3.696 (b) 3.669 (c) 3.966 (d) 3.699 113. 2 men and 3 women can do a piece of work in 10 days while 3 men and 2 women can do the same work in 8 days. Then, 2 men and 1 woman can do the same work in (a) 12 days (b) 12 ½ days. (c) 13 days (d) 13 ½ days 114. A can do a work in 21 days. B is 40% more efficient than A. The number of days required for B to finish the same work alone is (a) 10 (b) 12 (c) 15 (d) 18 115. A discount series of 10%. 20% and 40% is equal to a single discount of (a) 50% (b) 56.8% (c) 70% (d) 70.28% 116. In a shop, shirts are usually sold at 40% above the cost price. During a sale, the shopkeeper offers a discount of 10% off the usual selling price. If he manages to sell 72 shirts for Rs. 13,608, then his cost price per shirt, in Rs. is (a) 210 (b) 150 (c) 149 (d) 125 117. If A : B = 4:9andA : C = 2 : 3, then (A + B) : (A + C) is (a) 15: 13 (b) 10 : 13 (c) 13: 1 0 (d) 13: 15 118. Two vessels A and B contains acid and water in the ratio 4 : 3 and 5 : 3 respectively. Then the ratio in which these mixtures to be mixed to obtain a new mixture in vessel C containing acid and water in the ratio 3 : 2 is (a) 5 : 8 (b) 7 : 8 (c) 7 : 5 (d) 4 : 7 119. The batting average for 40 innings of a cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. The highest score of the player is (a) 165 runs (b) 170 runs (c) 172 runs (d) 174 runs 120. Five years ago, the average age of P and Q was 25. The average age of P, Q and R today is 25. Age of R after 5 years will be (a) 15 (b) 20 (c) 40 (d) 35 121. Some toffees are bought at the rate of 11 for Rs. 10 and the same number at the rate of 9 for Rs 10. If the whole lot is sold at one rupee per toffee, find the gain or loss %. (a) Gain 2% (b) Loss 2% (c) Loss 1 % (d) Gain 1 % 122. If the cost price of 25 articles is equal to the selling price of 20 articles, then the gain percentageis (a) 20% (b) 22.5% (c) 25% (d) 27.5% 123. Shelf A has 4/5 of the number of books that shelf B has. If 25% of the books in A are transferred to B and then 25% of the books from B are transferred to A, then the percentage of the total number of books that A will have is (a) 25 (b) 50 (c) 75 (d) 100 124. A vessel has 60 litres of solution of acid and water having 80% acid. How much water be added to make it a solution in which acid forms 60% ? (a) 48 litres (b) 20 litres (c) 36 litres (d) None of these 125. A man rows 40 km upstream in 8 hours and a distances of 36 km downstream in 6 hours. Then speed of stream is (a) 0.5 km/hr (b) 1.5 km/hr (c) 1 km/hr (d) 3 km/hr 126. The difference between simple and compound interest on a certain sum of money at 5% p.a. for 2 years is Rs. 160. Find the sum. (a) Rs. 64,000 (b) Rs. 60,000 (c) Rs. 40,000 (d) Rs. 48,000 127. If 1 2, 2 x x find the value of 3 3 1 8 . x x (a) 48 (b) 88 (c) 40 (d) 44 128. If x = 2 – 21/3 + 22/3, then the value of x3– 6x2 + 18x + 18 is (a) 22 (b) 33 (c) 40 (d) 45 129. If 1 2 x x and k is real, then the value of 17 19 1 x x is (a) 1 (b) 0 (c) 2 (d) –2 130. If x2 + y2 – 4x – 4y + 8 = 0, then the value of x  y is (a) 4 (b) – 4 (c) 0 (d) 8 131. If a3 – b3 – c3 – 3abc = 0, then (a) a = b= c (b) a + b + c = 0 (c) a + c = b (d) a = b + c 132. In ABC, O is the centroid and AD, BE, CF are three medians and the area of AOE = 15 cm2, then area of quadrilateral BDOF is (a) 20 cm2 (b) 30 cm2 (c) 40 cm2 (d) 25 cm2 133. The radius of two concentric circles are 9 cm and 15 cm. If the chord of the greater circle be a tangent to the smaller circle, then the length of that chord is (a) 24 cm (b) 12 cm (c) 30 cm (d) 18 cm 134 O and C are respectively the orthocentre and circumcentre of an acuteangled triangle PQR. The points P and 0 are joined and produced to meet the side QR at S. If PQS = 60° and QCR = 130°, then RPS = (a) 300 (b) 350 (c) 100° (d) 604 135. The length of a chord of a circle is equal to the radius of the circle. The angle which this chord subtends in the major segment of the circle is equal to (a) 30° (b) 45° (c) 60° (d) 90° 136. In ABC, AD is the internal bisector of LA, meeting the side BC at D. If BD = 5 cm, BC = 7.5 cm, then AB : AC is (a) 2 : 1 (b) 1 : 2 (c) 4 : 5 (d) 3 : 5 137. If sin + cos = 2 (0° < 90°), then sin 2 3 = (a) sin 2 (b) cos 3 (c) sin 3 (d) 2 cos 3 138. If cos4 – sin 4 = 2/3, then the value of 2 cos2 – 1 is (a) 0 (b) 1 (c) 2 3 (d) 3 2 139. The value of cot 10° . cot 20° . cot 60° . cot 70° . cot 80° is (a) 1 (b) –1 (c) 3 (d) 1 3 140. At a point on a horizontal line through the base of a monument, the angle of elevation of the top of the monument is found to be such that its tan gent is 1 5 . On walking 138 metres towards the monument the secant of the angle of elevation vation is found to be 193 . 12 The height of the monument (in metre) is (a) 35 (b) 49 (c) 42 (d) 56 141. If sin a sec (30° + ) = 1 (0 < < 60°), then the value of sin + cos 2is (a) 1 (b) 2 3 2 3 (c) 0 (d) 2 Directions (142 146): Read the following graph and answer questions 142 to 146. Trade Deficit of a Country in Crores of Rupees 199495 199394 199293 199192 199091 198990 198889 198788 2200 3100 2100 2800 2600 3600 4200 2600 142. The deficit in 199394 was roughly how many times the deficit in 199091 ? (a) 1.4 (b) 1.5 (c) 2.5 (d) 0.5 143. Percentage increase in deficit in 199394 as compared to deficit in 198990 was (a) 200 (b) 150 (c) 100 (d) 2100 144. In which of the following years, the percent increase of deficit was highest over its preceding year? (a) 199293 (b) 199091 (c) 199394 (d) 198889 145. The ratio of the number of years, in which the trade deficit is above the average deficit, to those years in which the trade deficit is below the average deficit, is (a) 3 : 5 (b) 5 : 3 (c) 4 : 4 (d) 3 : 4 146. The deficit in 199293 was approximately how many percent of the average deficit? (a) 150 (b) 140 (c) 125 (d) 90 147. The employee who has minimum ratio of income from arrears to income from salary is (a) K (b) L (c) M (d) N 148. The employee who earns maximum bonus in comparison to his total Income. (a) M (b) N (c) L (d) K 149. The employee who has maximum percentage of his salary out of the total income. (a) K (b) L (c) M (d) O 150. The income from overtime is what percent of the income from the arrears in case of employees in category O ? (a) 80 (b) 75 (c) 25 (d) 20 Directions (147  150): Study the following table and answer questions 147 to 150 Employees Source of K L M N O income of (in `) Salary 12,000 6,000 21,000 9,000 12,000 Bonus 2,400 1,200 4,500 2,400 3,000 Overtime 5,400 2,100 6,000 5,100 6,000 Arrears 6,000 5,400 12,000 4,200 7,500 Miscellaneous 1,200 300 1,500 300 1,500 Total 27,000 15,000 45,000 21,000 30,000 101. (c) 102. (b) 103. (c) 104. (d) 105. (c) 106. (c) 107.(a) 108. (b) 109. (c) 110. (d) 111. (b) 112. (a) 113. (b) 114. (c) 115. (b) 116. (b) 117. (c) 118. (b) 119. (d) 120. (b) 121. (c) 122. (c) 123. (b) 124. (b) 125. (a) 126. (a) 127. (c) 128. (c) 129. (c) 130. (c) 131. (d) 132. (b) 133. (a) 134. (b) 135. (a) 136. (a) 137. (b) 138. (c) 139. (c) 140. (c) 141. (a) 142. (b) 143. (c) 144. (d) 145. (a) 146. (c) 147. (d) 148. (b) 149. (c) 150. (a) AN GENERAL AWARENESS 151. Cost of production of the producer is given by: (a) sum of wages paid to labourers. (b) sum of wages and interest paid on capital. (c) sum of wages, interest, rent and supernormal profit. (d) sum of wages, interest, rent and normal profit. 152. ‘Kesari’, the Newspaper was started by (a) G.K. Gokhale (b) B. G. Tilak (c) Sardar Patel (d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy 153. When was the Indian Constitution adopted? (a) 15th August, 1947 (b) 26th November, 1949 (c) 26th January, 1950 (d) 2nd October, 1952 154. Which one of the following is the smallest endocrine gland in human body ? (a) Adrenal (b) Thyroid (c) Pituitary (d) Pancreas 155. Double is a_______data type. (a) primitive (b) user defined (c) system defined (d) local 156. Yellow spots on citrus leaves is due to the deficiency of: (a) Zinc (b) Magnesium (c) Boron (d) Iron 157. Rangaswami Cup is associated with (a) Wrestling (b) Football (c) Hockey (d) Golf 158. The working of a rockets based on the principle of: (a) Conservation of momentum (b) Conservation of mass (c) Conservation of energy (d) Conservation of angular momentum 159. Which one of the following is a Wild Life Sanctuary ? (a) Jaldapara (b) Garumara (c) Corbett (d) Chapramari 160. The river which is used for inland waterways in India is . (a) Ganga (b) Cauveri (c) Mahi (d) Luni 161. The atmospheric layer closest to the earth is: (a) Mesosphere (b) Hydrosphere (c) Troposphere (d) Ionosphere 162. ‘Yellow Revolution’ is associated with the production of (a) Poultry (b) Gold (c) Sunflower (d) Oil seeds 163. Under the “Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme”, the amount of pension for those above 80 years has been increased per month from ` 200 to (a) ` 300 (b) ` 400 (c) ` 500 (d) `1000 164. The state which has recently overtaken Karnataka for the top rank in the production of biofertilisers is (a) Tamil Nadu (b) Gujarat (c) Maharashtra (d) Punjab 165. The upper house of the State Legislature in India is called (a) Legislative Council (b) Legislative Assembly (c) Executive Council (d) Governor  in  Council 166. Maximum number of sugar factories are located in (a) Uttar Pradesh (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Bihar (d) Assam 167. The All Women Expedition Team of the Indian Air Force which scaled the Mount Everest some time back was headed by (a) Sqn. Ldr. D. Panda (b) Sqn. Ldr. Nirupama Pandey (c) Flt. Lt. Nivedita Choudhary (d) Flt. Lt. Rajika Sharma 168. While computing national income estimates, which of the following is required to be observed? (a) The value of exports to be added and the value of imports to be subtracted (b) The value of exports to be subtracted and the value of imports to be added (c) The value of both exports and imports to be added (d) The value of both exports and imports to be subtracted 169. If the Prime Minister of India submits his resignation to the President, it will mean the resignation of the (a) Prime Minister only (b) Prime Minister and the Cabinet Ministers (c) Entire Council of Ministers (d) Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers and the Speaker 170. A fuse wire is made of: (a) an alloy of tin and copper (b) an alloy of tin and lead (c) an alloy of tin and aluminium (d) an alloy of nickel and chromium 171. Iltutmish established a centre of learning at (a) Multan (b) Kolkata (c) Alwar (d) Patna 172. The energy that can harness heat stored below the earth’s surface is known as ; (a) thermal energy (b) nuclear energy (c) tidal energy (d) geothermal energy 173. The temperature of boiling water in a steam engine may be high because (a) there are dissolved substances in water (b) there is low pressure inside the boiler (c) there is high pressure inside the boiler (d) the fire is at very high temperature 174. Konark which has famous ‘Sun God Temple’ with wonderful specimens of Hindu architecture lies in the state of: (a) Orissa (b) Gujarat (c) Karnataka (d) Madhya Pradesh 175. AGMARK is a guarantee of standard (a) quality (b) quantity (c) weight (d) size 176. Vector of Kalaazar is (a) Anopheles mosquito (b) Culex mosquito (c) TseTsefly (d) Sand fly 177. The World Day to Combat Desertification is observed every, year on: (a) 4th May (b) 17th June (c) 14th August (d) 3rd October 178. In case no party enjoys absolute majority in the Legislative Assembly of a state, the Governor will go by (a) the advice of former Chief Minister (b) the advice of the Prime Minister (c) the advice of the President of India (d) his own discretion 179. The planet that takes 88 days to make one revolution of the sun is (a) Mercury (b) Saturn (c) Jupiter (d) Mars 180. The chief raw material used for manufacturing Rayon is (a) Nylon (b) Cellulose (c) Silicon (d) Radium and Argon 181. ‘Giddha’ is a form of dance associated with the state of (a) Punjab (b) Himachal Pradesh (c) Haryana (d) Rajasthan 182. The gas used to dilute oxygen for breathing by deep sea divers is (a) Neon (b) Argon (c) Nitrogen (d) Helium 183. An instrument used to measure humidity is: (a) Anemometer (b) Hygrometer (c) Thermometer (d) Pyrheliometer 184. Fat can be separated from milk in a cream separator because of: (a) Cohesive force (b) Gravitational force (c) Centripetal force (d) Centrifugal force 185. The market price is related to (a) very short period (b) short period (c) long period (d) very long period 186. The airways company acquired by South India’s ‘Sun Group’ is (a) Go Air (b) IndiGo (c) Spice Jet (d) Jet Airways 187. India is a secular state because in our country: (a) state has no religion (b) religion has been abolished (c) state patronises a particular religion (d) None of these 188. Who was the mother of Mahavira ? (a) Yashoda (b) Trishala (c) Jameli (d) Mahamaya 189. Equilibrium price is the price when (a) supply is greater than demand (b) supply is less than demand (c) demand is very high (d) supply is equal to demand 190. The Third battle of Panipat was fought in the year (a) 1526 A. D. (b) 1556 A. D. (c) 1761 A.D. (d) 1776 A.D. 191. Which of the following years has been ranked as one of the three warmest years ? (a) 2006 (b) 2008 (c) 2009 (d) 2010 192. Cadmium pollution is associated with (a) Minamata disease (b) Black foot disease (c) Dyslexia (d) Itaiitai 193. The Great Bath of Indus Valley Civilization is found at; (a) Harappa (b) Mohenjodaro (c) Ropar (d) Kalibangan 194. Who invented ‘Helicopter’? (a) Cockrell (b) Brequet (c) Otis (d) Frank Whittle 195. Most of the computers available today are (a) 3rd generation computers (b) 4th generation computers (c) 5th generation computers (d) 6th generation computers 196. Bleaching powder is prepared by passing (a) Chlorine over slaked lime (b) Oxygen over slaked lime (c) Carbon dioxide over slaked lime (d) Chlorine over quick lime 197. Gas released during Bhopal tragedy was (a) Sodium isothiocyanate (b) Potassium isothiocyanate (c) Ethyl isothiocyanate (d) Methyl isothiocyanate 198. ‘National Botanical Garden’ is located at (a) Shimla (b) Kolkata (c) Lucknow (d) Bengaluru 199. October and November months give more rainfall to (a) Malwa Plateau (b) Chota Nagpur Plateau (c) Eastern Hills (d) Coromandal Coast 200. Which one of the following is considered as nature’s radar ? (a) Hippopotamus (b) Pigeon (c) Vulture (d) Owl ANSWERS 151. (d) 152. (b) 153. (b) 154. (c) 155. (a) 156. (b) 157. (c) 158. (a) 159. (c) 160. (a) 161. (c) 162. (d) 163. (c) 164. (a) 165. (a) 166. (a) 167. (b) 168. (a) 169. (c) 170. (b) 171. (d) 172. (d) 173. (c) 174. (a) 175.(a) 176. (d) 177. (b) 178. (d) 179. (a) 180. (b) 181. (a) 182. (d) 183. (b) 184. (d) 185. (a) 186. (c) 187. (a) 188. (b) 189. (d) 190. (c) 191. (d) 192. (d) 193. (b) 194. (b) 195. (b) 196. (a) 197. (d) 198. (b) 199. (d) 200. (b) Contact Details: Staff Selection Commission Pragati Vihar, CGO Complex, New Delhi, Delhi 110003 India Map Location: 
