## SSC CGL 3 March Tier 1 Shift 1 (English)

Free Download PDF of SSC CGL 2020 Exam Paper Held On 3 March 2020, Tier 1, Shift 2 In English.

## General Intelligence and Reasoning:-

*Question 1:-*

In a certain code language, ‘HAMMER’ is written as ‘ICPQJX’. How will ‘WRENCH’ be written as in that language?

a. XTIRIN

b. XTIRHN

c. XTHRIN

d. XTHRHN

*Question 2:-*

Select the option figure in which the given figure is embedded (rotation is not allowed).

*Question 3:-*

In certain code language, ‘PEN’ is coded as ‘321028’. How will ‘TUB’ be coded as in that language?

a. 40422

b. 40424

c. 42404

d. 44024

*Question 4:-*

Select the option that depicts how the given transparent sheet of paper would appear if it is folded at the dotted line.

*Question 5:-*

Select the number that can replace the question mark (?) in the following series.

55, 58, 64, ? , 85

a. 77

b. 70

c. 67

d. 73

*General Awareness:_*

*General Awareness:_*

*Question 26:-*

The bodies that glow during the night sky are known as:

a. Celestial bodies

b. Asteroids

c. Constellation

d. Meteroid

*Question 27:-*

Archaeologist R Nagaswamy was honoured at the Silver Jubilee International Conference of Art by which country?

a. Bhutan

b. Nepal

c. Bangladesh

d. China

*Question 28:-*

In which state has the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) opened the first silk processing plant?

a. Maharashtra

b. Tamil Nadu

c. Karnataka

d. Gujarat

*Question 29:-*

In January 2020, Home Minister Amit Shah released a book ‘Karmayoddha Granth’. This book is based on the life of

a. Jawaharlal Nehru

b. Narendra Modi

c. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

d. Mahatma Gandhi

*Question 30:-*

Which states Legislative Assembly adopted a new logo consisting of the national emblem and foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis Retusa), the state flower, in January 2020?

a. Mizoram

b. Meghalaya

c. Tripura

d. Arunachal Pradesh

*Quantitative Aptitude :-*

*Quantitative Aptitude :-*

*Question 50:-*

In which year was the foundation stone for the Gateway of India laid in Bombay (now Mumbai)?

a. 1913

b. 1915

c. 1905

d. 1920

*Question 51:-*

A race track is in the shape of a ring whose inner and outer circumferences are 440 m and 506 m, respectively. What is the cost of levelling the track at Rs. 6/m2? (Take x = 22/7)

a. Rs.18,966

b. Rs.24,832

c. Rs.19,866

d. Rs.29,799

*Question 52:-*

The given table represents the number of engineers recruited by four companies A, B, C and D over the years. Study the table carefully and answer the question that follows.

Company | A | B | C | D |

Year | ||||

2014 | 120 | 90 | 85 | 105 |

2015 | 132 | 118 | 93 | 97 |

2016 | 128 | 98 | 94 | 100 |

2017 | 140 | 106 | 98 | 116 |

2018 | 148 | 112 | 105 | 125 |

2019 | 150 | 118 | 110 | 122 |

The ratio of the total number of engineers recruited by companies A and B in 2015 and 2018 to the total number of engineers recruited by C and D in 2014 and 2018 is:

a. 28 : 19

b. 13 : 21

c. 17 : 14

d. 9 : 14

*Question 53:-*

In Triangle ABC, AB = AC and AL is perpendicular to BC at L. in Triangle DEF, DE = DF and DM is perpendicular to EF at M. if (area of Triangle ABC) (area of Triangle DEF) = 9:25, then {(DM + AL)/(DM – AL)} is equal to:

a. 6

b. 4

c. 3

d. 5

*Question 54:-*

Triangle ABC is an equilateral triangle and AD ┴ BC, where D lies on BC. if AD = 4√3 cm, then what is the perimeter (in cm) of triangle ABC?

a. 27

b. 24

c. 30

d. 21

*Question 55:-*

PQRS is a cyclic quadrilateral in which PQ = x cm, QR= 16.8 cm, RS = 14 cm, PS = 25.2 cm, and PR bisects QS. What is the value of x ?

a. 18

b. 21

c. 28

d. 24

*English Comprehension :-*

*English Comprehension :-*

*Question 75:-*

A dealer marks an article 40% above the cost price and sells it to a customer, allowing two successive discounts of 20% and 25% on the marked price. if he suffers a loss of Rs. 140, then the cost price (in Rs.) of the article is:

a. 900

b. 840

c. 872

d. 875

*Question 76:-*

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

The modern man is busy acquiring more and more wealth and designing ways to invest it in more sense pleasures.

a. designing ways to invest it

b. in more sense pleasures

c. modern man is busy

d. acquiring more and more wealth

*Question 77:-*

Select the most appropriate word to substitute the underlined word of the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select ‘No improvement’.

There is a great **degrade in values** in modern age.

a. degradation of values

b. deliberation for values

c. demonstration from values

d. improvement

*Question 78:-*

Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. It is an day to start your new business.

a. audacious

b. ominous

c. auspicious

d. occasional

*Question 79:-*

Select the synonym of the given word. PATHETIC

a. Pitiful

b. Dull

c. Insignificant

d. Curious

*Question 80:-*

Select the antonym of the given word. HILARIOUS

a. Blithe

b. Merry

c. Sad

d. Happy