Staff Selection Commission conducted exam for the post of Junior Engineer in various departments. This paper was held on 25th May 2014 in two shift, morning shift and afternoon shift.

Here is the full written paper of general ability and reasoning for SSC JE 2014 exam.

SSC JE 2014 General Intelligence & Reasoning Paper:

Directions : In questions no. 1 to 8, select the related word I letters I number from the given alternatives.

  1. Uttarkhand  : Dehradun : : Mizoram : ?
    1. Aizawl
    2. Kohima
    3. Shillong
    4. Darjeeling
  2. Crime : Court : : Disease : ?
    1. Doctor
    2. Medicine
    3. Hospital
    4. Treatment
  3. YQXP : JBIA : : OVNU : ?
    1. FAGZ
    2. HRIS
    3. DKCJ
    4. DNEO
  4. ADGJ : BERK: : DGJM : ?
    1. KPUB
    2. GJMP
    3. KNQT
    4. PSVY
  5. ACE : BDF : : GIK:?
    1. HJK
    2. AXP
    3. CFG
    4. GFC
  6. CAT :BIG : : DDY: ?
    1. CLL
    2. CLM
    3. CML
    4. CEP
  7. 1 : 1 : : 10 😕
    1. 12
    2. 110
    3. 210
    4. 1000
  8. 7: 56:: 5:?
    1. 25
    2. 26
    3. 30
    4. 35
  9. The following numbers in a group. Which one does not belong to the group?
    53, 63, 83, 73

    1. 53
    2. 63
    3. 83
    4. 73
  10. Which one is the same as Mumbai, Kolkata and Cochin ?
    1. Delhi
    2. Kanpur
    3. Chennai
    4. Sholapur
      Directions: In questions no. 11to17, find the odd word /letters / number pair from the given alternatives.
  11. (A) Kolkata (B) Vishakhapatnam (C) Bengaluru (D) Haldia
  12. Carrot, Cabbage, Potato,Ginger, Beetroot
    1. Cabbage
    2. Carrot
    3. Potato
    4. Beetroot
  13. (A)  HGFE    (B) PONM  (C) DCBA (D) MSTU
  14. (A)  GFI   (B)   VUX    (C)   POR    (D ) LKM
  15. (A)  vwqp  (B)  yxmn  (C) gfkl    (D) cbrs
  16. (A) (324,18)  (B)  (441,72)  (C)  (117,81) (D) (186,14)
  17. (A) (11,121)  (B)  (25,625)  (C)  (12, 141) (D) (15,225)
  18. Find the smallest number which when divided by 25, 40 or 56 has in each case 13 as remainder.
    1. 1413
    2. 1400
    3. 1439
    4. 1426
  19. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary :
    1. Emplane
    2. Empower
    3. Embrace
    4. Elocution
    5. Equable
      1. 5, 1, 3; 2, 4
      2. 4, 2, 1, 3, 5
      3. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5
      4. 4, 5, 2, 3, 1
  20. Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following words ?
    1. Sowing
    2. Tilling
    3. Reaping
    4. Weeding
      1. 3, 1, 2, 4
      2. 2, 1, 4, 3
      3. 1, 2, 4, 3
      4. 1, 3, 2, 4 .
  21. Arrange the colours of the rainbow (in the reverse order) (from the top edge) :
    Red, Orange, ………………………….

    1. Blue   2.  Indigo   3.   Yellow  4. Green  5.  Violet
      1. 3, 4, 1, 2, 5
      2. 4, 3, 2, 5, 1
      3. 5, 3, 4, 2, 1
      4. 2, 4, 3, 1, 5
        Directions : In questions no. 22 to 24, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
  22. CEG, JLN, QSU, .?_
    1. QQS
    2. TVX
    3. HJL
    4. UVW
  23. B-1, D-2, F-4, H-8, J-16,.?_
    1. K-64
    2. L-32
    3. M-32
    4. L-64
  24. CGJ, KOR; TXA, ?_
    1. ACE
    2. JUP
    3. FJM
    4. UWYDirections : In questions no. 25 to 29, find the missing number from the given responses.
  25. SSC  Question25
    1. 422
    2. 374
    3. 256
    4. 342
  26. SSC  Question26
    1. 40
    2. 38
    3. 39
    4. 44
  27. SSC  Question27
    1. 56
    2. 57
    3. 58
    4. 59
  28. SSC  Question28
    1. 176
    2. 115
    3. 157
    4. 131
  29. SSC  Question29
    1. 3
    2. 9
    3. 5
    4. 2
  30. Arrange the -letters to .form a word and suggest  what is it.
    NGDEALN

    1. State
    2. Country
    3. River
    4. Oceam
  31. If A= 1, B = 2 and N = 14, then BEADING=?
    1. 2154(14)97
    2. 2514(14)79
    3. 2514(14)7
    4. 2154(14)79
  32. If A = 1, AGE = 13, then CAR = ?
    1. 19
    2. 20
    3. 21
    4. 22
  33. If an electric train runs in the direction from North to South with a speed of 150 km/hr covering 2000 km, . then in which direction will the smoke of its engine go ?
    1. N – S
    2. S – N
    3. E- W
    4. No direction
  34. If 1 = 1, 2·= 3, 3 =5 and 4·= 7, then 5 =? .
    1. 9
    2. 7
    3. 5
    4. 8
  35. Find the answer of the following :
    1. 7 + 3 =421
    2. 11 + 7=477
    3. 9 + 5= 445
    4. 6 + 2 =?
      1. 444
      2. 412
      3. 475
      4. 487
  36. Find the odd number out :
    18, 34, 36, 54

    1. 34
    2. 54
    3. 18
    4. 36
  37. Introducing a girl, Ram said to his son – in – law, “Har brother is the only son of my brother- in-law.’” who is the girl of Ram?
    1. sister-in –law
    2. Niece
    3. Daughter
    4. Sister
  38. Which of the following are the lines of symmetry?
    SSC  Question 38

    1. AB and CD
    2. EF and GH
    3. All of the above
    4. None of these
  39. Murthy drove town A to town B. In the first hour, he travelled 1/4 of the journey. In the next one hour, he travelled 1/2 of the journey. In the last 30 minutes, he travelled 80 km. Find the distance of the whole journey.
    1. 240 km
    2. 300 km
    3. 320 km
    4. 360 km
  40. Identify the answer figure from which the pieces given in question figure have been cut. .
    Question figure
    SSC  Question 40
  41. Which of the answer figures is not made up only by the components of the question figure?
    Question figure
    SSC  Question41
  42. Which of the following numbers is present only in the square and the circle?
    SSC  Question42

    1. 5
    2. 4
    3. 3
    4. 2
  43. Which figure represents the relation among Computer, Internet and Information-Communication Technology?
    SSC  Question43
    Directions: In questions no. 44 and 45, one or two statements are given, followed by three I four Conclusions I Arguments, I, II, III and IV.   You’ have to consider the statements to be true, even if they seem to be at variance from commonly, Known facts. You are to decide which of the’ given Conclusions / Arguments can definitely be drawn from the given statement(s). Indicate your answer.
  44. Statements :
    1. SAGE is a reputed publisher of both Journals and books.
    2. All publishing Of SAGE is highly qualitative .
      Conclusions
      (I)   SAGE publishes qualitative articles.
      (II)  SAGE did not publish lowest quality articles
      (III) SAGE enriches its publications by high scrutinization.

      1. Only conclusion III
      2. All conclusions
      3. Only conclusions I and II
      4. Only conclusions II and III
  45. Statements :
    Should little children be loaded with such heavy school bags ?
    Arguments:
    (I)   Yes, a heavy bag means more knowledge .
    (II)  No, heavy school bags spoil the posture of the children.
    (III) Yes, children need . to be adapted for earning knowledge .
    (IV) No, a heavy  bag never ensures knowledge gathering.

    1. I and III appear to be strong arguments
    2. I and III are poor arguments
    3. II and IV are strong arguments
    4. I and IV are strong arguments
      Directions : In questions no. 46 and 47, which 49.
      answer figure will complete the pattern in the
      question figure ?
  46. Question figure:
    SSC  Question46
  47. Question figure:
    SSC  Question47
  48. Apiece of paper is folded and cut as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures, indicate how it will appear
    SSC  Question48
  49. If a mirror is placed. on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the correct Image of the question figure?
    SSC  Question49
  50. In the following question, a matrix of certain characters is given. These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column-wise. Find out this trend and choose the missing character accordingly.
    SSC  Question50

    1. 450
    2. 550
    3. 320
    4. 420
  51. Classification of Economics into two branches (Macro Economics and Micro Economics) was done by
    1. J.M. Keynes
    2. Milton Friedman
    3. Ragnar Frisch
    4. Adam Smith
  52. ‘Capital Goods’ refers to goods which
    1. Serve as a source of raising further capital
    2. Help in the further production of goods
    3. Directly go into the satisfaction of human wants
    4. Find multiple uses
  53. NNP is equal to
    1. GNP+ Depreciation
    2. GNP- Depreciation
    3. GNP+ Exports
    4. GNP- Exports
  54. Rate of growth of an economy is measured in terms of
    1. Per capita income
    2. Industrial development
    3. Number of people who have been lifted above the poverty line
    4. National income
  55. The basic characteristic of oligopoly is
    1. A few sellers, a few buyers
    2. A few sellers, many buyers
    3. A few sellers, one buyers
    4. Many sellers, a few buyers
  56. Governor will act on the advice of Council of Ministers while
    1. Dissolving the Legislative Assembly
    2. Appointing the Chairman of the State Public Service Commission
    3. Recommending  for President’s Rule in the State
    4. Returning a bill for reconsideration
  57. The Supreme Court of India was set up by the
    1. Regulating Act, 1773
    2. Pitts India Act, 1784
    3. Charter Act, 1813
    4. Charter Act, 1833
  58. Which Constitutional Amendment provided Constitutional status to Panchayat Raj Institutions ?
    1. 93rd Amendment
    2. 44th Amendment
    3. 42th Amendment
    4. 73rd Amendment
  59. Who has the power  to pardon in case of capital punishment ?
    1. Prime Minister
    2. President
    3. Chief Justice
    4. Attorney General of India
  60. The Union Public Service Commission of  India has been established under
    1. Article 315
    2. Article 320
    3. Article 325
    4. Article 335
  61. The Harappans worshipped
    1. Shiva, Parvathi and Vishnu·
    2. Mother Goddess and Pashupathi
    3. Vishnu and Mother Goddess
    4. Pashupathi and Vishnu
  62. Gandhiji started the Dandi March for
    1. Pooma Swaraj
    2. Home-rule
    3. Protest against the imposition of Salt Tax
    4. Responsible Government
  63. The famous court poet of Akbar was
    1. Birbal
    2. Tulsidas
    3. Rahim Khan
    4. Bairam Khan
  64. Who established four great Mathas at the four comers of India – Sringeri, Puri, Dwaraka and Badrinath?
    1. Shankara
    2. Ramanuja
    3. Madhva
    4. Ramananda
  65. The local name of Mohenjodaro is
    1. Mound of the living
    2. Mound of the great
    3. Mound of the dead
    4. Mound of bones
  66. Which is the longest dam in India ?
    1. Bhakra-Nangal
    2. Rihand
    3. Hirakud
    4. Nagarjuna Sagar
  67. The Thermal Power Plant in Tamil Nadu is
    1. Kundah
    2. Ramagundam
    3. Pykara
    4. Neyveli
  68. Which one of the following regions does not come under the Mediterranean type of climate ?
    1. Iberian Peninsula
    2. California coast
    3. Chilean coast
    4. Eastern coast of South Africa
  69. The main cause of faulting is
    1. Tension
    2. Wind
    3. Tidal activity
    4. Gravitational force
  70. ‘Pan American’ refers to
    1. North America
    2. South America
    3. Central America
    4. All the above
  71. Most primitive living vascular plants are
    1. Brown algae
    2. Cycas
    3. Ferns
    4. Sphagnum
  72. Temporary wilting occurs in plants due to
    1. Respiration
    2. Transpiration
    3. Photosynthesis
    4. Absorption of water
  73. Lichens are a symbiotic association of
    1. Algae and Fungi
    2. Bacteria and Fungi
    3. Bacteria and Algae
    4. Fungi and Higher plants
  74. Photophobia is caused by the deficiency of
    1. Vitamin B^1
    2. Vitamin B^2
    3. Vitamin B^4
    4. Vitamin B^6
  75. Which of the following is present only in plant cell ?
    1. Cell membrane
    2. Mitochondria
    3. Cell wall
    4. Endoplasmic reticulum
  76. The yellow colour of mangoes is due to the presence of
    1. Chlorophyll
    2. Anthocyanin
    3. Anthoxanthin
    4. Carotene
  77. Lunar eclipse is caused by shadow of the
    1. Earth on the Moon
    2. Moon on the Sun
    3. Earth on the Sun
    4. Earth and the Moon on other stars
  78. The largest planet in the solar system is
    1. Venus
    2. Mars
    3. Jupiter
    4. Earth
  79. Asteroid belt is a region in the solar system that exists between the orbits of .
    1. Venus and Mars
    2. Mare and Jupiter
    3. Mercury and Earth
    4. Jupiter and Uranus
  80. Electrocardiograph (ECG) is used to measure
    1. Blood Count
    2. Heart Beat
    3. Temperature
    4. Electricity
  81. USB stands for
    1. Unique Serial Bus
    2. Universal Serial Bus
    3. Unary Serial Bus
    4. Universal Secondary Bus
  82. In computer network terminology, WAN stands for
    1. World area network
    2. Wide area network
    3. Wide array net
    4. Wireless area network
  83. Which element produces hydrogen on reaction with strong alkali ?
    1. Si
    2. C
    3. P
    4. S
  84. Which metal does not react with dilute H^2SO^4 ?
    1. Pb
    2. Fe
    3. Zn
    4. Mg
  85. The unit of rate of reaction is
    1. Mol lit^-1sec^-1
    2. Sec mol^-1
    3. Moles sec^-1
    4. Joules sec^-1
  86. Salt that . dissolves in  aqueous ammonia solution is
    1. HgCl^2
    2. PbCl^2
    3. Cu(OH)^2
    4. Al(OH)^3
  87. Residence time of water molecule in the ocean is
    1. 3.5 years
    2. 3.5 million years
    3. 35 years
    4. 35000 years
  88. Biotic environment includes
    1. Producers
    2. Consumers
    3. Decomposers
    4. All the above
  89. A natural phenomenon that becomes harmful due to pollution is
    1. Global warming
    2. Ecological balance
    3. Greenhouse effect
    4. Desertification
  90. Decomposers include
    1. Bacteria
    2. Fungi
    3. Both Bacteria and Fungi
    4. Animals
  91. Who said about religion that “it is the opium of the masses”?
    1. Hitler
    2. Stalin
    3. Lenin
    4. Marx
  92. The .first woman in the world to have, climbed  Mt. Everest twice is
    1. Bachendri Pal
    2. Molly Chacko
    3. Santoshi Yadav
    4. Theresia Kiesl
  93. What is the basic foundation of Gandhian thought ?
    1. Political campaigns
    2. Social movements
    3. Religion and morality
    4. Freedom of the individual
  94. Amir Khusran  was a famous poet in the court of
    1. Akbar
    2. Shahjahan
    3. Ibrahim Lodhi
    4. Alauddin Khilji
  95. In the year 1905, Go pal Krishna Gokhale founded the
    1. Servants of India Society
    2. Asiatic Society
    3. Brahmo  Samaj
    4. Bharat Sewak Samaj
  96. Gandhiji believed that Satyagraha is a weapon of
    1. the poor
    2. the weak
    3. the untouchables
    4. the brave
  97. Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma is an exponent of
    1. Mandolin
    2. Santoor
    3. Sitar
    4. Veena
  98. Patanjali is well-known for the compilation of
    1. Yoga sutra
    2. Panchmasutra
    3. Brahmasutra
    4. Ayurveda
  99. Which of the following Presidents of America abolished Slavery ?
    1. Abraham Lincoln
    2. Thomas Jefferson
    3. George Washington
    4. Stanley Jackson
  100. Who is the first woman cosmonaut of the world?
    1. Valentina Tereshkova
    2. Maria Estela Peron
    3. Svetlana Savitskaya
    4. Kay Cottee

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