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# General Intelligence & Reasoning – SSC CGL Model Questions & Answers

1. select the related word / letters / number from the given alternatives.
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A) 3
B) 4
C) 1
D) 7

2.  a series is given, with one term / number missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
A Z C ? E V
A) Y
B) D
C) X
D) B

3.  a series is given, with one term / number missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
48, 24, 72, 36, 108, …….
A) 180
B) 144
C) 72
D) 54

4. Six friends A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting in a row facing towards North. C is sitting between A and E. D is not at any end. B is sitting at the immediate right of E. F is not at the right end but D is sitting at 3rd left of E. Which of the following is sitting to the left of D?
A) F
B) C
C) E
D) A

5. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.
1. Aqueous
2. Aquarium
3. Aquiline
4. Aquatic
A) 4, 3, 2, 1
B) 1, 2, 3, 4
C) 2, 4, 1, 3
D) 3, 1, 4, 2

6. From the given alternatives select the word which can be formed using the letters of the given word.
DICTIONARY
A) NATION
C) BINARY
D) DAIRY

7. Correct the following equations by interchanging any two signs.
3 − 9 × 27 + 9 ÷ 3 = 3
A) + and −
B) × and +
C) × and −
D) − and ÷

8. Which one set of letters when sequentially  placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
a – n – b – – n c b – – n c b
A) b c a b a b
B) b a c b a b
C) a b c b c b
D) a b b c c a

9. Two cones have their height in the ratio 1 : 2 and the diameters of their bases are in the ratio 2 : 1. What will be the ratio of their volumes?
A) 1 : 3
B) 2 : 1
C) 1 : 2
D) 3 : 1

10. A and B can do a piece of work in 12 days B and C in 15 days and C and A in 20 days. They all work together for 6 days and then A left. In how many more days can B and C finish the remaining work?
A) 4 days
B) 5 days
C) 6 days
D) 8 days

11. Rakesh bought two radios for Rs.1,920. He sold one at a profit of 20% and the other at 2
a loss of 6 ⎯ %. If the selling price of both 3 radios are same, then the cost prices of both radios are ……
A) Rs.800 and Rs.1120
B) Rs.840 and Rs.1080
C) Rs.860 and Rs.1060
D) Rs.900 and Rs.1020

12. Simple interest for a sum of Rs.1,550 for 2 years is Rs.20 more than the simple interest for Rs.1450 for the same duration. Find the rate of interest.
A) 5%
B) 7%
C) 10%
D) 12%

13. What will be the compound interest of Rs.48,000 at the rate of 10% for a period of 11/2 years at the rate of interest is calculated on the basis of six months?
A) Rs.6,566
B) Rs.7,566
C) Rs.8,556
D) Rs.7,577

14. A right circular cone is 8 cm high and the radius of the base is 2 cm. The cone is melted and recast into a sphere. The diameter of the sphere is ………
A) 8 cm
B) 6 cm
C) 4 cm
D) 2 cm

15. If 6 men and 8 boys can do a piece of work in 10 days while 26 men and 48 boys can do the same piece of work in 2 days. Then in how many days 15 men and 20 boys can do?
A) 4 days
B) 5 days
C) 6 days
D) 7 days

16. A is thrice as efficient as B and hence completes a work in 40 days less than the number of days taken by B. What will be the number of days taken by both of them when working together?
A) 22.5 days
B) 15 days
C) 20 days
D) 18 days

17. The price of a commodity increased by 5% from 2012 to 2013, 8% from 2013 to 2014 and 77% from 2014 to 2015. What is the average price increased (approx) from 2012 to 2015?
A) 26.57%
B) 32.57%
C) 24.57%
D) 33.57%

18. Two pipes A and B can separately fill a tank in 6 hours and 8 hours repetitively. Both the pipes are opened together. But the pipe A is turned off after 1 1/2 hours from the start. How much time will it take to fill the tank?
A) 4(1/2)hours
B) 5 (1/2) hours
C) 5 hours
D) 6 hours

19. In a triangle ABC, O is its circumcentre and ∠BAC = 50 then the measure of ∠OBC is …
A) 30
B) 40
C) 50
D) 60