On 23/02/2014(Sunday) many students had appeared for the Written Examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission 2014 for the post of Multitasking staff.SSC conducted its exam in various slots, one is on 16/02/2014 and the other slot and the exam held on 23/02/2014(Sunday).As soon as the completion of the examination,many students are awaiting for the Answer key,we are providing the Questions along with the Answers.Candidates are requested to check the Test form number 101 PK 2 of SSC Multitasking Staff 2014 examination held at various centers across India on 23/02/2014(Sunday).
Total Number of Questions: 150Q (150 M)
@ Numerical Aptitude – 25Q
@ General Intelligence & Reasoning – 25Q
@ General English – 50Q
@ General Awareness – 50Q
Duration of the examination : 2 Hours
Negative Marking : 0.25 M for each wrong Answer
Question Paper along with the Answers:
1).One morning,Rita started to walk toward the sun.After walking a while,she turned to her left and again to her left.After walking a while she again turned right.Which direction is she facing now?
2).Select the correct combination of mathematical signs to replace * signs and to balance the following equation:
3).Select the missing number from the given responses.
25 49 16
36 81 64
11 16 ?
6).From the given alternatives select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
7).In a coded language,BRINJAL is written as LAJNIRB.How will LADYFINGER be written in that code?
8).Introducing Asha to Guests,Bhaskar said,” Her Father is the only son of My father.” How is Asha related to Bhaskar?
9).Plant:Seed:: ? :Bud
11). 8:56::9: ?
ODD MAN OUT
15).Five friends P,Q,R,S and T are sitting in a row facing North.Here “S “ is between “T” and “Q” and “Q” is to the immediate left of “R”. “P” is to the immediate left of “T”.Who is in the middle?
All Crows are Birds
All Peacocks are Crows.
I.All Peacocks are Birds
II. All Birds are Peacocks
Ans: Only Conclusion I follows
17).Identify the Diagram that best represents the relationship among the classes,
18).If the loss on an Article is 5% and its cost price is Rs.90/-, Find the Selling Price.
19).A Defective TV costing Rs.5000/- is being sold at a loss of 50%.If the price is further reduced by 50%,then its selling price is,
20).A Grocer buys 10 Dozens of Eggs at Rs.18/- per dozen from the wholesale market.Out of these 10 Eggs were found broken and had to be thrown away.At what price per Egg should he sell them so as to make a Profit of 10%,If he spent Rs.24/- on Transportation ?
21).The Length of a Rectangle is increased by 40% and its breadth is decreased by 30%.The change in Area of the Rectangle is,
Ans: 2% decrease
22).A Business man,marks his goods at such price that after allowing a discount of 15%,he makes a profit of 20%.The Marked price(In rupees) of an Article having Cost price Rs.170/- is ,
23).The least ratio among 10:18,7:21,12:16,8:20 is
24).If X be the mean proportion between X-2 and X-3, then the value of X is
25).The Ratio of the Number of Boys and Girls in a Government aided school is 3:2. 20% of the boys and 25% of the girls are not scholarship holders.The Percentage of students who are scholarship holders is,
26).The Average of 10,12,16,20,P and 26 is 17.Find the value of P,
27).A motorcycle covers 40 Km with a speed of 20Km/hr.Find the speed of the motor cycle for the next 40 Km journey.So that the average speed of the whole journey will be 30 Km/hr.
Ans: 60 Km/hr
28).If the ratio of the areas of 2 squares is 1:4,the ratio of their perimeters is,
29).Perimeter of a Triangle is 24m.And Circumference of its incircle is 44m.Find the area of the Triangle
Ans: 84 Sqm
30).Find the rate of discount when marked price is Rs.250/-and selling price is Rs.235/-
31).The list price of a watch is Rs.160/-.After two successive discounts,it is sold for Rs.122/-.40.If the first discount is 10%,What is the rate of the second discount ?
32).What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following equation?
317.5 / 313/2 * 31-3 = (√31)?
33).4 men and 6 children can complete a work in 8 days while 3 men and 7 children can complete the same work in 10 days.If 20 children only work,the work will be completed in
Ans: 20 days
34).If a Sum of money at Simple Interest doubles in 5 years,it will become 4 times in how many years?
35).If the discount sales reduce from 3 ½% to 3 ⅓%,What difference does it make to purchases for Rs.12,102 ?
36).A bus can complete a journey in 12 hours.The First half is completed at 22 km/hr and the second half at 26 km/hr.Find the distance.
Ans: 288 km
37).A man takes 6 hours 30 minutes in walking to a certain place and riding back.He would have gained 2 hours 10 minutes by riding both ways.How long he take to walk both ways ?
Ans: 8 hours 40 minutes
38).A Certain sum of money becomes Rs.2,250 at the end of 2 years and becomes Rs.2,625 at the end of 5 years.If the person receives only simple interest ,then the rate of interest is
44).Liable to be easily broken.
45).A room or building for the preservation of plants.
46).A Large number of fish swimming together.
47).A List of things to be discussed at a meeting.
48).A Figure with many angles or sides.
CORRECTLY SPELT WORDS:
55).Which of the following is the basic characteristic of a living organism ?
Ans: Ability to breathe
56).Radioactivity was discovered by
Ans: Henri Becquerel
57).Myopia is a disease connected with
58).Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha had passed the Lokpal bill with more strong amendments in
59).Jim Corbett National Park is situated in
60).Who was the founder of “Ghadar Party”
Ans: Lala Har Dayal
61).Socialism is essentially a movement of
Ans: The workers
62).Who was popularly known as Africa’s Gandhi ?
Ans: Nelson Mandela
63).Aquaregia is a mixture of the following in the ratio 1:3 by volume
Ans: dil.HCL and dil.HNO3
64).In deep sea diving,divers use a mixture of gases consisting of Oxygen and
65).When was the first central legislative assembly constituted ?
66).Who passed the Indian Universities Act
Ans: Lord Curzon
67).The Great wall of china was built by
Ans: Shih Huang-Ti
68).Sriperumbudur is the birthplace of
Ans: Sri Shankaracharya
69).The Easternmost peak of the Himalayas is
Ans: Namcha Barwa
70).In which state is the literacy of women the highest ?
71).Which of the following economists is called the Father of Economics ?
Ans: Adam Smith
72).How many Fundamental Rights were granted initially?
73).”Atomic theory” of matter was given by
74).A Wheel-barrow is an example of
Ans: Class II lever
75).CRM in the context of software Application means
Ans: Customer Relationship Management
76).A Supercomputer would be used for which one of the Following Application
Ans: Weather forecasting
77).De vries proposed
Ans: Theory of Mutation
78).Vitamin C is also known as
Ans: Ascorbic Acid
79).Clitellum is found in
80).Clouds float in the Atmosphere because of their
Ans: Low Density
81).Some equations are solved on the basis of a certain system. Find the correct answer for the unsolved equation on that basis.
678=366, 567=255, 946=??
82).Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?
1. Weaving, 2.Cotton, 3.Cloth, 4.Thread
84).A piece of paper is folded and cut as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures, indicate how it will appear when opened.
85).Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the Question figure ?
86).From the given answer figures,select the one in which the question figure is hidden/embedded.
87).A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives.The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in the two matrices given below.The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered from 5 to 9.A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column.e.g., ‘E’ can be represented by 00,13,32,etc., and ‘S’ can be represented by 55,76,87,etc.Similarly,you have to identify the set for the word given below:
Matrix I and Matrix II
88).If a mirror is placed on the line,then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure ?
89).H.C.F of the reciprocals of the fractions 3/4, 9/10, 15/16 is
90).30 men can produce 1500 units in 24 days working 6 hours a day. In how many days, can 18 men produce 1800 units working 8 hours a day?
Ans: 36 days
91).The line graph shows the number of houses sold each month by a real estate agent for the first six months of the year. Between which two months did sales increase the most?
92).The Pie-diagram shows the expenditure incurred on the preparation of a book by a publisher, under various heads.
A.Paper-20%, B.Printing-25%, C.Binding-30%, D.Miscellaneous-10%, E.Royalty-15%
Which two expenditures together will form an angle of 108 degrees at the centre of the diagram?
Ans: A and D
93).He does not_________ any fixed principle
Ans: go with
94).My finger is still __________ where I caught it in the door yesterday.
95).A trader was_________ at the city airport early on Thursday for carrying gold jewellery worth over Rs.1 crore
96).A book’s a book _________there is nothing in it
97).________knocking at the gate, he demanded admission
98).I _______the job if you had paid me enough
Ans: Would have done
99).As soon as he got the telegram, he ________in a taxi
100).We had difficulty _________finding a parking place
101).The peasant rebellion was _________with a high hand by the Emperor
Ans: put down
102).That car is throwing_________a lot of smoke
103).Antonym for Revoke
104).I have recently changed my job and I am going to have teething problems
Ans: difficulties at the start
105).The soldiers fought tooth and nail to save their country
Ans: as best as they could
106).Chetan is very upset because the new manager always picks on him
Ans: treats badly
Improve the following sentence
107).The carpenter has been given a routine to finish his job
108).The labourers are bent at getting what is due to them
Ans: bent upon
109). Although the goalkeeper was responsible for the defeat in the important football match, nobody blamed him.
Ans: yet nobody blamed him
110).The children found the story funny
111).The cattle are fed on barley and grass
Ans: No improvement
Passage & Questions:
112).How did putting up signs of his success in America help Mr. Kroc?
Ans: Americans would encourage him and buy more hamburgers
113).What made the restaurant popular?
Ans: It was clean and inexpensive
114).What is McDonald’s philosophy?
Ans: Quality control, service, cleanliness and high prices
115).Who is McDonald’s named after?
Ans: Two brothers unrelated to Mr. Kroc
116).Which statement is false?
Ans: McDonald’s is not innovative in their methods
117).There is no agreement/between you and I/so we are free to go our way/No error
Ans: between you and I
118).His father would /rather die than/to beg from door to door/No error
Ans: to beg from door to door
119).He is guilty/for killing/an innocent bird/No error
Ans: for killing
120).I have just come/to know that Mr.Ray,one of my favourite/teachers,died with cancer recently/No error
Ans: teachers,died with cancer recently
121).Many persons must have read/”The Arabian Nights”,/which is very interesting/No error
Ans: No error
122).We should make green vegetables/as essential part of our daily diet,/Shouldn’t we/No error
Ans: No error
123).He has promised/to pay me the whole amount/in cheque with the stipulated time/No error
Ans: in cheque with the stipulated time
124).We must have/sympathy for/needy and the poor/No error
Ans: needy and the poor
125).When I left/the house at 9 o’clock/my son was still at home/No error
Ans: my son was still at home
126).I did not receive/any letter from my parents/for the last two months/No error
Ans: I did not receive
127).The film which won the Audience Award at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland is
128).How many assembly segments are there as per Vidhan Sabha Elections 2013 in Delhi ?
129).The open “Sigrees” or coal stoves often require fanning to sustain burning because of
Ans: tendency of carbon dioxide to form a layer along with dust smoke
130).Green house effect is the heating up of the Earth’s atmosphere which is due to
Ans: the infra-red rays
131).Browning of paper in old books is caused by
Ans: Oxidation of cellulose
132).Which one of the following terms describes not only the physical space occupied by an organism,but also its functional role in the community of organisms ?
133).Name the body which has replaced the U.N.Commission of Human Rights
Ans: Human Rights Council
134).Name the Indian King who warmly received the portuguese traveller Vasco da Gama when he landed at Calicut.
135).The Saviour of the Delhi Sultanate was
136).Which of the following is not a notable industrial city ?
137).An economy which does not have any relation with the rest of the world is known as
Ans: Closed Economy
138).Returns to scale is a
Ans: long-run phenomenon
139).Rent is a factor payment paid to
140).Name the two non-permanent Houses in the Parliamentary set-up of India.
Ans: The Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha
141).The Mandal commission Report refers to
Ans: the Other Backward Classes
142).The weight of a body acts through the centre of
Ans: both gravity and mass
143).How many types of recipients are there in an Email system ?
144).Combustion of a candle is a/an
Ans: Exothermic reaction
145).Which among the following is a covalent compound ?
Ans: Calcium chloride
146).In a poultry unit,the factor most influencing the cost is the cost of
147).Which one of the following rivers flows between Vindhya-Satpura ranges ?
148).The highest volume of gases in lower atmosphere is comprised of
149).Haemoglobin in the blood is protein rich in
150).Which of the following is not a stem modification ?
Ans: Tuber of Potato
Note: Candidates are requested to check the form number,questions and their corresponding answers of SSC Multitasking Staff 2014 Examination.