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General Knowledge Questions and Answers for SSC CGL

1. Today is Monday, After 61 days, it will be
A) Tuesday
B) Monday
D) Saturday
2. The last day of a century can not be
A) Monday
B) Wednesday
C) Tuesday
D) Friday
3.  A sum of money lent at compound interest for 2 years at 20% per annum would fetch Rs.482more, if the interest was payable half yearly, if it was payable at . The sum is
A) 10000
B) 20000
D) 50000
4. A sum of money amounts to Rs.6690 after 3 years and to Rs 10,035 after 6 years on compound interest find the sum.
A) 4360
B) 4460
C) 4560
D) 4660
5) 4.036 divided by 0.04 gives
A) 1.009
B) 10.09
C) 100.9
D) None of these
6.The expression (11.98*11.98+11.98(x)+0.02*0.02) will be a perfect square for x equal to
A) 0.01
B) 0.02
C) 0.03
D) 0.04
7. When 0.232323………is converted into a fraction, then the result is
A) 115
B) 2/9
C) 23/99
D) 23/100
8. A rectangular courtyard 3.78 meters long 5.25 meters wide is to be paved exactly with square tiles, all of the same size, what is the largest size of the tile which could be used for the purpose?
A) 14 cms
B) 21 cms
C) 42 cms
D) 30 cms
9). The greatest number which on dividing 1657 and 2037 leaves remainders 6 and 5 respectively, is:
A) 123
B) 127
C) 235
D) 305
10. The sum of two numbers is 528 and their H.C.F is 33. The number of pairs of numbers satisfying the above condition is
A) 4
B) 6
C) 8
D) 12
11). What least number must be subtracted from 13601, so that the remainder is divisible by 87?
A) 23
B) 31
C) 29
D) 37
12). A number when divided by 296 leaves 75 as remainder When the same number is divided by 37,the remainder will be
A) 1
B) 3
C) 5
D) 2
13. A can do a certain work in the same time in which B and C together can do it. If A and B to-gether could do it in 20 days and Calone in 60 days ,then B alone could do it in:
A) 20 days
B) 40 days
C) 50 days
D) 60 days
14. The cube root of .000216 is:
A) 6
B) 06
C) 77
D) 87
15. The total of 324 of 20paise and 25 paise make a sum of Rs. 71. The no of 20 paise coins is
A) 50
B) 100
C) 150
D) 200
Qns 16-17, Choose the correct conjunction in each sentence.
16)____wood______bricks can be used as homebuilding materials.
a). Either, or
b) Neither, nor
c)It, the
d) It, when
17). I wasn’t feeling well this morning_____I had to go to work.
a) Who
b) it
c) but
d) yet
Fill in the blanks.
18) I am going learn English.
a) learn
b) to learnd
c) to learn
d) to learnung
19) It is common make a grammar mistake.
a) to make
b) made
c) to made
d make
20) Did you come clean my house?
a) clean
b) to clean
c) cleaned
d) to cleaned
Choose the correct preposition in each sentence.
21) I  just found it! It was____  the radio on my desk.
a) with
b) over
c) by
d) none of these
22) I knocked him _____accidentally
a). with
b). over
c). by
d) none of these
23) She was______ me when the accident occurred
a), with
b). over
c). by
d) none of these
Qns 24-27, Find the correctly spelt words.
24). Mary to the problem but did not mention it.
a) aluded
b). eluded
c). alluded
D) illuded
25)____you use it or not, you will need to pay.
a) Whether
b) Wether,
d) Whethar
26). Save the ______and do the right thing.
a) embarassment
b) embarrasment
c) embarasment
d) embarrassment
27). Our problem was________
a) persistant
b) persistent
c) presistent
d) presistant
Qns 28-29, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
28. FAKE
A. Original
B. Imitation
C. Trustworthy
D. Loyal
A. Condemn
B. Reprimand
C. Accuse
D. Allege
Some proverbs / idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverblidiom

30). To cry wolf
A. To listen eagerly
B. To give false alarm
C. To turn pale
D. To keep off starvation
31). To end in smoke
A. To make completely understand
B. To ruin oneself
C. To excite great applause
D. To overcome someone
32). To be above board
A. To have a good height
B. To be honest in any business deal
C. They have no debts
D. To try to be beautiful
Each question consist of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words, Select the pair which has the same relationship.
A. comfort : stimulant
B. grief : consolation
C. trance : narcotic
D. ache : extraction
A. speech : dumb
B. language : deaf
c. tongue : sound
D. voice : vibration
A. corpulent : weight
B. insipid : flavour
C. pallid : complexion
D. enigmatic : puzzle

Qns 36-38, choose the one from four alternatives ,which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.

36. Extreme old age when a man behaves like
a fool
A. Imbecility
B. Senility
C. Dotage
D. Superannuation
37. Adrawing on transparent paper
A. Red print
B Blueprint
C. Negative
D. Transparency
38. Avoice loud enough to be heard
A. Audible
B. Applaudable
C. Laudable

Qns 39-40, a sentence broken into five or six parts. Join these parts to make a meaningful sentence. The correct order of parts is the answer.
1. left
2. the
3. house
4. he
5. suddenly

A. 12435
B. 21354
C. 45123
D. 52341
1. of
2. we
3. heard
4. him
5. had

A. 42351
B. 52341
C. 2534 l
D. 25314

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