SSC Previous Year Question Papers


SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam

Tier 1 | Held on 19-5-13 (1st Sitting) | English and Hindi Mediums | Fully Solved

  • Part 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Part 2: General Awareness
  • Part 3: Quantitative Aptitude
  • Part 4: General English

English Medium Hindi Medium


SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam

Tier 1 | Held on 19-5-13 (2nd Sitting) | English and Hindi Mediums | Fully Solved

  • Part 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Part 2: General Awareness
  • Part 3: Quantitative Aptitude
  • Part 4: General English

English Medium Hindi Medium


SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam

Tier 1 | Held on 21-4-13 (1st Sitting) | English and Hindi Mediums | Fully Solved

  • Part 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Part 2: General Awareness
  • Part 3: Quantitative Aptitude
  • Part 4: General English

English Medium Hindi Medium


SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam

Tier 1 | Held on 21-4-13 (2nd Sitting) | English and Hindi Mediums | Fully Solved

  • Part 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Part 2: General Awareness
  • Part 3: Quantitative Aptitude
  • Part 4: General English

English Medium Hindi Medium


1.The demand for labour is called
(a)Derived demand
(b)Factory demand
(c)Market demand
(d)Direct demand

2.Which the following is not investment expenditure in goods and services?
(a)Purchase of machinery
(b)An increase in business inventories
(c)Expansion of the main plant of a company
(d)Purchase of a house

3.Which one of the following represents the saving of the private corporate sector?
(a)Undistributed profits
(b)Excess of income over expenditure
(c)Dividends paid to shareholders
(d)Total profits of a company

4.Who presides over the joint session Indian parliament?
(a)chairperson of Rajya sabha
(b)Seniormost Member of Parliament
(c)Speaker of lok sabha
(d)President of India

5.social accounting system in Indian is classified into
(a)Assets, liabilities and debt position
(b)Public sector private sector and joint sector
(c)Income product and expenditure
(d)Enterprise households and government

6.forced savings refer to
(a)Compulsory deposits imposed on income tax payers
(b)Provident fund contribution of private sector employees
(c)Reduction of consumption consequent to a rise in prices
(d)Taxes on individual income and wealth

7.Under which article of the constitution of Indian, can the fundamental right of the members of the Armed forces be specifically restricted
(a)Article 21
(b)Article 25
(c)Article 33
(d)Article 19

8.Pulakesin II was the greatest ruler of the
(a)chalukyas of kalyani
(b)pallavas of kanchi
(c)cholas of tamil nadu
(d)chalukyas of badauri

9.The Uttarmerur inscription provides information of the administration of the
(a)pallavas
(b)cholas
(c)chalukyas
(d)satavhanas

10.Pitts Indian act of 1784 was a/an
(a)Ordinance
(b)Resolution
(c)white paper
(d)regulating act

11.Which one of the following statements is not true in respect of A.O. Hume?
(a)He founded the Indian national congress
(b)He presided over the congress annual sessions twice
(c)He was an ornithologist
(d)He was a member of the Indian civil service

12.Division of powers and independent judiciary are the two important features of
(a)Democratic form of government
(b)Federal form of government
(c)Socialist form of government
(d)Unitary form of government

13.Which article of the Indian constitution did Dr. B.R. Ambedekar term as the “Heart and should of the Indian constitution”?
(a)Article 356
(b)Article 32
(c)Article 14
(d)Article 19

14.Who was the first to use the term ‘state’?
(a)Aristotle
(b)Machiavelli
(c)Hobbes
(d)Plato

15.Which river in India flows in a rift-valley?
(a)Narmada
(b)Krishna
(c)Cauvery
(d)Tapti

16.A narrow strip of land that connects twolarger land masses is called
(a)Cape
(b)Isthmus
(c)Strait
(d)Peninsula

17.Tiny marine animals which constitute limestone skeletons are called
(a)Coral reefs
(b)Diatoms
(c)Clamitomonous
(d)Foraminifera
18.Apatanis are the major tribal group of
(a)Sikkim
(b)Arunachal Pradesh
(c)Nagaland
(d)Jharkhand

19.Which of the following plant pigments absorbs in red and far-red region of light ?
(a)Phytochrome
(b)Cryptochrome
(c)Carotenoids
(d)CholorophyII

20.The process through which excess energy is dissipated in photosynthesis is rigidity from known as
(a)Photolysis
(b)PhotoPhosPhorylation
(c)Quenching
(d)Scavenging

21.AIDS virus destroys
(a)NeutroPhils
(b)Basophils
(c)Lymphocytes
(d)Monocytes

22.Which of the following movements saw the biggest peasant guerilla war on the eve of independence ?
(a)Punnapra Vayalar movement
(b)Telangana Movement
(c)Noakhali Movement
(d)Tebhaga Movement

23.Maps on large scale, representing-both natural and man-made features are called
(a)Thematic maps
(b)Atlas maps
(c)Wall maps
(d)Topographic maps

24.The device used for measuring the wavelength of X – rays is
(a)Bragg Spectrometer
(b)Mass Spectrometer
(c)G.M. Counter
(d)Cyclotron

25.Alpha particle is the nucleus of an atom of
(a)Helium
(b)Oxygen
(c)Lithium
(d)Hydrogen

26.Who is the founder of “Facebook” which is currently the No. 1 social networking website in India?
(a)Orkut Buyukkokten
(b)Mark Zuckerberg
(c)Bill Gates
(d)Martin Cooper

27.In programming, repeating some statements is usually called
(a)Looping
(b)Control structure
(c)Compiling
(d)Structure

28.Teeth and Bones acquire strength and rigidity from
(a)Chlorine
(b)Sodium
(c)Calcium
(d)Fluorine

29.The type of tail found in Shark is
(a)Heterocercal
(b)Diphycercal
(c)Protocercal
(d)Homocercal

30.The Sigmoid Colon is Part of
(a)large Intestine
(b)ileum
(c)Small Intestine
(d)Anal Canal

31.A good conductor while carrying current is
(a)positively charged
(b)electrically neutral
(c)alternately charged positive and negative
(d)negatively charged

32.The angle between the magnetic meridian and the geographical meridian at a place is
(a)Declination
(b)Latitude
(c)Azimuth
(d)Dip

33.Coating of solid water with impervious material is known as
(a)Landfill
(b)Capping
(c)Encapsulation
(d)Chemical fixation

34.Ultraviolet rays can be used in water treatment as
(a)Hydrolyser
(b)Disinfectant
(c)Flocculator
(d)Precipitator

35.Thiamidine dimer formation in DNA is caused by
(a)B and y-rays
(b)La’-rays
(c)IR-rays
(d)X-rays

36.Winner of the Australian Open Men’s Singles Title in 2013 is
(a)Roger Federer
(b)Novak Djokovic
(c)David Ferrer
(d)Andy Murray

37.Silicone is a polymer of
(a)Dialkyl dichloro silane
(b)Silane
(c)Tetraalkyl silane
(d)Silicontetrachloride

38.Which is a natural colloid?
(a)Cane-sugar
(b)Blood
(c)Sodium chloride
(d)Urea

39.Which one of the following does not contain Silver ?
(a)German Silver
(b)Horn Silver
(c)Ruby Silver
(d)Lunar Caustic

40.The presence of Cobalt in Vitamin B12, was established for the first time by
(a)Borax – Bead test
(b)Sodium Nitroprusside test
(c)Hydrolysis test
(d)Spectroscopy
41.Which bacterial strain developed from natural isolates by genetic manipulations can be used for treating oil spills?
(a)Clostridium
(b)Nitrosomonas
(c)Pseaudomonas
(d)Agrobacterium

42.Who is the author of the book “no Full Stops in India”?
(a)Nirad C. Choudhuri
(b)Mark Tully
(c)R.K. Narayan
(d)Ved Mehta

43.Which one of the following pairs is wrongly matched?
Place Location
(a)Tiananmen Square – Beijing
(b)Tahrir Square – Abu Dhabi
(c)Trafalgar Square – London
(d)Red Square – Moscow

44.The term of a non – permanent member of the U.N. Security Council is
(a)1 year
(b)2 year
(c)3 years
(d)6 months

45.Who is the Chairmna of the 20th Law Commission?
(a)Justic KG Balakrishnan
(b)Justice D.K. Jain
(c)Justice Usha Mehra
(d)Justice J.S. Verma

46.Julia Gillard is the Prime Minister of
(a)Canada
(b)Austrialia
(c)New Zealand
(d Belgium

47.Which is the first state in India to pass the Food Security Law?
(a)Chhttisgarh
(b)Gujarat
(c)Punjab
(d)Kerala

48.Who among the following Presidents of MCC was a non – professional cricketer?
(a)Peter May
(b)Christopher Martin Jenkins
(c)Ted Dexter
(d)Colin Cowdrey

49.Who the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2012?
(a)International Atomic Energy Agency
(b)Liu Xiaobo
(c)European Union
(d)U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

50.Who won the Jnanpith Award for 2011?
(a)Sachidananda Routray
(b)Pratibha Ray
(c)Gopinath Mohanty
(d)Sitakant Mahapatra