# SSC CGL Previous Papers SET 2 - GK and Maths Solved

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**SSC CGL Previous Papers SET 2**and will cover the topics Maths and GK.

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## SSC CGL Previous Papers SET 2 - GK and Maths Solved

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**GK general knowledge-**

1. Who completed the construction of the Kutub Minar

a. Iltutmish

b. Razia begum

c. Shahjehan

d. Kutubuddin Aibak

Ans. a

2. Who built Red Fort

a. Aurangzeb

b. Akbar

c. Shahjehan

d. Hider Ali

Ans. c

3. The largest port

a. Mumbai

b. Haldia

c. Kolkata

d. Kandla

Ans. a

4. Which ruler started the 1st coins of Gold

a. Babur

b. Iltutmish

c. Jehangir

d. Shahjahen

Ans. b

5. Dinar is the currency of

a. Russia

b. Bangladesh

c. Germany

d. Iraq

Ans. d

6. Who dethroned the Mauryan dynasty

a. Jai singh

b. Vikramaditya

c. Pulkeshin II

d. Pushyamitra sunga

Ans. d

7. To make a rubber strong and more springing we mix

a. Sulphuric acid

b. Petroleum jelly

c. Sulphur

Ans. c

8. Gunpowder contains

a. Sand and TNT

b. Nitrate, sulphur and charcoal

c. Sulphur, sand and charcoal

Ans. b

9. Which metal is mixed with gold to make ornaments

a. Zinc

b. Copper

c. Aluminium

d. Platinum

Ans. b

10. The external layer of skin is called

a. Endodermis

b. Dermis

c. Exidermis

d. Epidermis

Ans. d

11. Which disease spreads fastest

a. Malaria

b. Plague

c. Leprosy

Ans. b

12. We feel thirsty when

a. Osmotic pressure of blood increases

b. Osmotic pressure of blood decreases

c. Partial pressure of oxygen in blood decreases

Ans. b

13. Who laid the foundation of Amritsar ?

a. Guru arjun dev

b. Guru ram das

c. Guru amar das

d. Guru har govind

Ans. b

14. In 1976 the 42nd constitutional amendment added three words in the preamble of constitution. Which are they ?

a. socialist, secular and integrity

b. integrity, republic, democratic

c. socialist, integrity, republic

d. integrity, republic, democratic

Ans. a

15. Which is known as national monument of India ?

a. Raj ghat

b. Red fort

c. India gate

d. Gate of India

Ans. c

16. Which place is called the Manchester of south India ?

a. Thanjavur

b. Coimbatore

c. Madurai

d. Salem

Ans. b

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**Maths-**

1. The present age of Mohan and Sohan is in the ratio of 4:5. After 12 years this ratio will become 5:6. What will be the age of Mohan after 6 years now

a. 48 yrs

b. 58 yrs

c. 54 yrs

d. 50 yrs

Ans. c

2. In the last election there was a direct confrontation between two candidates in an electoral constituency. One candidate lost by 10000 votes even after getting 40% votes. What was the total number of valid votes

a. 40000

b. 50000

c. 60000

d. 70000

Ans. b

3. If the radius of a circle is decreased by 50% then what will be the percentage decrease in the area

a. 60%

b. 70%

c. 75%

d. 80%

Ans. c

4. A shopkeeper sells his items at cost price but he weighs 950 gm instead of one kg. What is the percentage of profit

a. 5%

b. 5.26%

c. 6.5%

d. 6%

Ans. b

5. A person sells each of his two bicycles for Rs.1980. He earns 10% profit from one and incurs 10% loss from the other. What is the total cost price of both

a. 4000

b. 3600

c. 3800

d. 3900

Ans. a

6. The population of a town increases by 5% every year. If the present population is 9261. What was the population 3 years ago

a. 8500

b. 8000

c. 9000

d. 7500

Ans. b

7. The cost price of 12 articles is equal to the selling price of 10 articles. Find the profit percent

a. 20%

b. 18%

c. 15%

d. 25%

Ans. a

8. A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price, but he uses a weight of 900 gm, for the one kg weight. Find his gain percent

a. 11.5%

b. 11.1%

c. 21/2 %

d. 25/2 %

Ans. b

9. Find the sum which becomes Rs.2700/- after 7/2 years at 10% per annum at simple interest

a. Rs.2000

b. Rs.1800

c. Rs.1900

d. Rs.2500

Ans. a

10. The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum of money at 10% per annum for 2 years is Rs.40. Find the sum

a. Rs.4500

b. Rs.5000

c. Rs.3500

d. Rs.4000

Ans. d

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