# SSC Practice Test

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#### Choose the word that cannot be constructed with the letters of the given word from the list of alternatives: "ENVIRONMENT"

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Explanation:
EMlNENT, ENTER and MOVEMENT are the words that can be formed using the letters of the word â€œENVIRONMENTâ€. But the word ETRANCE cannot be formed.

#### Which of the following words can be prefixed with a single letter to create completely new terms? (In all five words of each, t he same letter must be prefixed.) EAT OUR IS AS AT

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Explanation:
Given words: EAT, OUR, IS, AS, AT
When 'H' is prefixed we get new words.
HEAT, HOUR, HIS, HAS, HAT

#### The following symbols are used in the questions: Δ = equal to   ⊗ = not equal to + = greater than   ⊘ = less than - = not less than   O = not greater than Read the question and select the appropriate answer. If X - Y - Z, it doesn't

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Explanation:
Using given symbols, we have
X - Y - Z indicates
X ≥ Y ≥ Z
Here, X ⊘ Y + Z => X Z
and X ⊘ Y - Z => X < Y ≥ Z
Therefore, (D) and (B) both do not satisfy.

#### L,M,N,O,P,Q are the six members of a family that includes two married couples. P is a teacher who is married to N and Q's mother, a doctor. L is the wife of M, the lawyer. P has a son and a grandson. One of the two married ladies is a stay-at-home mom. In the family, there is also a student and a male engineer. Which of the following statements regarding the family's granddaughter is true?

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Explanation:
Total members - 6 - L,M,N,O,P,Q
L M are couples (M - lawyer)
L has son P (Teacher)
L has grandson (Q or N)
O and P are couples
P Teacher married to Doctor => O is a Doctor
=> grand daughter is student

#### Six students are seated on the ground: L,M,N,O,P,Q. The Pearl House is made up of L and M, whereas the Sapphire House is made up of everyone else. O and Q are tall, whereas the rest of the group is short. N and O are wearing glasses, whereas the rest of the group is not. Which Sapphire house girl is tall and wears glasses?

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Explanation:
Total number of students = 6 - L,M,N,O,P,Q
Pearl House | Sapphire House
L M | N O P Q
TALL | SHORT
O, Q | L, M, N, P
WEARING GLASSES | WITHOUT GLASSES
N O | L M P Q
ïƒ° girl of Sapphire House who is tall (out of O, Q)
and wearing glass (out of N, O) is 'O'.

#### Which of the following words can be suffixed with a single letter to produce new words? BATH HAT BAR BAT PIN

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Explanation:
Given words
HAT, BAR, BAT, PIN, BATH
If 'E' is suffixed to these words we get,
HATE, BARE, BATE, PINE and BATHE

#### FARMER is written as MAFMRE in a given code; which word will be written as GIVALEL in that code?

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Explanation:
FARMER
1 2 3 4 5 6
This may be written as
M A F M R E
4 2 1 4 6 5 (2+6) + 2
To find the code of GIVALEL-
This word has 7 letters, but in the given options there are 6 letter words only given.

#### If you start running from a point in the north and run 4 kilometers, then turn left and run 5 kilometers, then turn left again and run 5 kilometers, then turn left again and run another 6 kilometers, and finally turn left and run 1 kilometer. then, using this information, respond to the following question. Which direction will you have to run if you need to get back to where you started from the finish line?

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Explanation:
The directions are indicated in the following figure.
From the End point if he wish to reach the starting point, he has to go towards West.

#### Determine which pair 'does not' have the same relationship as the capitalized pair: WORDS : ETYMOLOGY

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Explanation:
Etymology is the branch which relates to the study of words. Similarly, study of mind is called Psychology. Study of antiques is called Archeology. Study of body is called Anatomy.
But unmatched pair is Philosophy : Language.

#### Find the odd one out by arranging the letters of each group to form a meaningful word.

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Explanation:
ORFU - FOUR
VIDEID - DIVIDE
GHIET - EIGHT
VEENS - SEVEN
except DIVIDE all are numbers.

#### Determine which of the given options will be a member of that class's group. Lucknow, Patna, Bhopal, Jaipur ?

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Explanation:
Rajasthan
Therefore, ? = Simla which is the capital of Himachal Pradesh
Others are only cities and not capitals.

#### The Indian parliament enacted the Environment (Protection) Bill in:

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Explanation:
The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 is an act to provide for the protection and improvement of environment.

#### When is the International "Yoga Divas" Day?

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Explanation:
International Day of Yoga is celebrated on 21st June. The United Nations has declared June 21 as the international day of Yoga.

#### Photochemical smog is caused by a reaction between:

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Explanation:
Photochemical smog is the chemical reaction of sunlight, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds in the atmosphere which leaves airborne particles and ground-level ozone.

#### The total energy of a missile launched at a velocity less than the earth's escape velocity is:

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Explanation:
A missile is launched with a velocity less than the escape velocity. The sum of its kinetic energy and potential energy is negative.

#### Who was the first person to discover an antibiotic?

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Explanation:
Alexander Fleming identified Penicillin. the first chemical compound with antibiotic properties. It was found in 1928.

#### The Microbial Type Culture Collection Centre is located at:

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Explanation:
Microbial type culture collection and Gene bank (MTCC) a national facility established in 1986 at Chandigarh.

#### Heavy metals earned their names because they have the following properties in comparison to other atoms:

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Explanation:
Heavy Metal - a metal of relatively high density or of high relative atomic weight. Heavy metals are natural components of the earth's crust.

#### When one gene pair masks the action of the other, this is known as:

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Explanation:
Dominance is a relationship between alleles of one gene in which the effect on phenotype of one allele masks the contribution of a second allele at the same locus.

#### Choose the word that cannot be formed with the letters of the given word from the list of alternatives: CUMRSESOME

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Explanation:
MOUSE, SOBER and ROME are the words can be formed from the given word CUMBERSOME. But MERCY cannot be formed (Y - absent)

#### What is a single letter that may be prefixed to the following words to make new words? TABLE PILE TAB PRING TILL

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Explanation:
Given words
TILL, TABLE, PILE, TAR, PRING
By pr4fixing a single letter 'S' the words formed are
STILL, STABLE, SPILE, STAR, SPRING

#### Xenobiotics are substances that are naturally resistant to microbial attack and are called such.

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Explanation: <br? Recalcitrant compounds, either organic or synthetic that are resistant to being broken down through chemical processes.

#### The Interest Liquidity Preference Theory was proposed by:

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Explanation:
The liquidity preference theory was propounded by the Late lord J..M. Keynes. According to this theory, the rate of interest is the payment for parting with liquidity.

#### The Noble Prize was awarded to Waksman for discovering:

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Explanation:
Selman Abraham Waksman was a Russian born bio - chemist and microbiologist discovered streptomycin and awarded Nobel prize in 1952.

#### What method is employed to determine whether a data word contains an odd or even number of 1s?

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Explanation:
A parity is a bit added to the end of a string of binary code that indicates whether the number of bits in the string with the value one is even or odd.

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