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2021-04-13 | Team PendulumEdu

SSC CHSL  12-april-2021 memory based questions

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1 has started on 12 April 2021 and the overall level of the exam was moderate. SSC CHSL 12 April Memory-based questions of General Awareness (Static GK + Current Affairs), Maths, Reasoning and English have been shared. The Maths paper was moderate but calculative, GK was moderate and English was easy.


SSC CHSL 12 April General Awareness Memory Based Questions

  • Tuberculosic Day(TB) is celebrated on which date?-  24th March
  • Which state has highest rate of literacy, according to 2011 Census report?- Kerala
  • Which district has highest rate of literacy, according to 2011 Census report?- Serchhip, Mizoram.
  • Note- The literacy rate in the country is 74.04 per cent, 82.14 for males and 65.46 for females. 
  • The book “Pathway to God” is authored by- Mahatma Gandhi
  • The best soil to grow cashew nuts- Sandy loams soil
  • Which soil has the highest water holding capacity- clay soil
  • Which Indian batsman has played the highest number of Test matches for India?- Sachin Tendulkar
  • Where is the largest floating solar park in India?- Madhya Pradesh
  • What is blue vitriol?- Copper Sulfate (CuSO4)
  • Who is the Current Agriculture Minister?- Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Which city is situated on the bank of Sarayu River?- Ayodhya
  • Who is the deputy election commissioner in India- Mr. Umesh Sinha
  • Who is the Chief Justice of Telangana High Court?- Justice Hima Kohli
  • Gandhi Sagar dam is situated on which river?- Chambal River
  • Note-  The dam is located in the Mandsaur, Neemuch districts of the state of Madhya Pradesh.
  • What is the chemical name of vitamin c? - Ascorbic acid
  • What is the rank of India in global hunger index 2020?- 94th
  • Who gave cell theory? - Theodor Schwann and Matthias Jakob Schleiden.
  • First-ever Female Wrestler to get a medal in the Olympics?- Sakshi Malik
  • After which event Vallabh Bhai Patel got the title of SARDAR?- The Bardoli Satyagraha
  • Who is the author of Amnesty: Aravind Adiga
  • Right to Constitutional Remedies fall under which Article?- Article 32
  • Kushan Empire famous ruler- Kanishka
  • Sardar sarovar dam is located in which state- Gujarat on Narmada river
  • Hundru waterfall located in which state-Jharkhand
  • Firepark located in which state- odisha
  • First time president rule was imposed in kerala- 1959
  • Current upsc chairman- Pradeep Kumar Joshi
  • Upsc chairman tenure- six years
  • Cell discovered by-  Robert Hooke

SSC CHSL 12 April Maths Memory Based Questions

  1. A person covers 48 km at 40 km/hr and 52 km at 65 km/hr. What is the average speed of the person?
  2. If tan2 Ɵ = 1/3, then what is the value of cosec 2Ɵ?
  3. A candidate score 20% marks and yet fails by 50 marks while another candidate scores 40% marks and gets 30 marks more than passing marks. What is the total mark of the paper?
  4. On a principal amount of ₹ 15000, simple interest of ₹ 4995 is obtained. If the principal amount is ₹ 10000, then what is the simple interest?
  5. A and B can do a certain work in 3 days. B and C can do the same work in 4 days. While C and A can do the same work in 6 days. In how many days C alone can complete the work?
  6. On selling 36 kg apples at ₹ 1040 a profit equal to the selling price of 10 kg occurs. What is the selling price of 5 kg of apples?
  7. The shortest distance from the center of a circle to one of its chord of length 6 cm is 4cm. What is the diameter of the circle?
  8. if \(x^2-6 \sqrt {3x} +1=0\) , then what is the value of \(x^3+{ 1\over x^3}\) ?
  1. If x4 + y4 + x2 y2 = 117 and x2 + y2 + xy = 9, then what is the value of x2 + y2?
  2. An amount is divided among three persons A, B and C in the ratio 2 : 3 : 7. If B gets ₹ 15000, then what is the difference of the amounts obtained by C and A?
  3. The diameter CD and chord AB of the circle with center O extended to intersect at point P. If PB = 8 cm, AB = 12 cm, and OP = 18 cm, then what is the diameter of the circle?
  4. If cosec Ɵ = \(\sqrt 5\over 2\) , then sec Ɵ + tan Ɵ – cot Ɵ sin Ɵ?
  5. In an ∆ ABC, a perpendicular AD is drawn from point A to the side BC such that AD = 9 cm, DC = \(\sqrt 3\)  cm and AB = \(6 \sqrt 3\)  cm. What is the value of ∠ A?
  6. In ∆ XYZ, I is the incenter such that ∠YIZ = 1070, then what is the value of ∠ X?
  7. In ∆ ABC, AD is the median on side BC. Median AD is divided into 4 parts by three points E, F, and G such that AE = EF = FG = GD. What is the ratio area of ∆ BFG and ∆ ABC?
  8. In ∆ ABC, E and F are midpoints of side AB and AC such that ∠ A = 1350, AB = \(5 \sqrt 3\)  cm and AC = 7cm. What will be the length of side EF?
  9. The length of one diagonal of a rhombus is \(6 \sqrt 3\) cm and that of the other diagonal is equal to the side of the rhombus. What is the area of the rhombus?
  10. If a + b = 59, ab = 1150, then what is the value of a2 + b2?
  11. If a + b + c = 0, abc = 12, then what is the value of a3 + b3 + c3?
  12. ABC is an equilateral triangle having a side of 27 cm. If O is the centroid of the triangle, then what is the length of AO?
  13. If a – b = 1, a3 – b3 = 61, then what is the value of ab?
  14. The marked price and selling price of an article are ₹ 35600 and ₹ 34688. What is the discount %?
  15. What is the largest number which when divides 729 leaves a remainder of 9 and when divides 901 leaves a remainder of 5?
  16. 21 men can complete one-third of work in 5 days. How many men can complete the same amount of work in 7 days?
  17. The difference between two numbers is 4 and that between cubes of those numbers is 1468, then what is the value of a2 + b2?
  18. Two numbers are in the ratio 31 : 13. If the sum of both the numbers is 264, then what is the smaller number?
  19. A person buys two articles at the same cost price. If he sells one article at 40% profit and other article at 40% loss, then what is the overall profit/loss%?
  20. An article marked at ₹ 1280 is sold at a discount of 30% to obtain a profit of 12%. What is the ratio of marked price and cost price?
  21. In a circle having center O, two tangents PA and PB are drawn from an external point P such that ∠ P = 1180. What is the value of ∠ OBA?
  22. The marked price of an article is ₹ 500. Two successive discounts of 10% were given while selling to another person. What is the selling price of the article?
  23. Two circles of diameter 8 cm and 4 cm touch internally. What is the distance between the centers of both circles?
  24. Raghav spends 80% of his income. If his income increases by 12% and his expenditure increase by 17.5%, then what is the percentage decrease in saving?
  25. The length of each equal side of an isosceles triangle ABC is 25 cm. A perpendicular AD is drawn from point A to the side BC. If the length of AD is 7 cm, then what is the value of side BC?
  26. if \(x^4+{1 \over x^4}\)=6887, then what is the value of \(x -{1 \over x}\)
  27. The sum of radius and height of a cylinder is 12.5 cm. If total surface area of the cylinder is 275 cm, then what is the value of radius of the cylinder?
  28. If X = 5 +\(2 \sqrt 6\) , then what is the value of \(\sqrt x+{1 \over \sqrt x}\)
  29. What is the equal discount corresponding to the successive discounts of 6%, 9%, 15%, and 20%?
  30. To cover a distance of 480 km a person decreases his speed by 8km/hr due to which he got late by 2 hours. What is 50% of the actual speed?
  31. if x-y-z=0, then what is the value of \({x^2+y^2+z^2} \over {y^2+xz}\)
  32. if sec Ɵ = \(65 \over 63\), then what is the value of cosec Ɵ -cot Ɵ? 


SSC CHSL 12 April Reasoning Memory Based Questions

Q1. If the code for PENCIL is CEILNP, then what is the code for DUSTBIN?

Q2. Which of the following Venn diagram is best suitable to represent Flower, White, and Guava?

Q3. Below are the given statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statement to be true even if they seem to be at variance with the commonly known fact and then decide which of the following conclusion logically follow(s) from the given statement


  1. Some insects are animals
  2. Some animals are frog
  3. All frog are cats


  1. Some insects are cat
  2. Some frogs are animals
  3. Some animals are insects
  1. Both I and II
  2. Both II and III
  3. Both I and II
  4. All the conclusion follows

Q4. Mayank is the son of Arvind. Mayank is the brother of Kashyap. Durga is the mother of Kashyap. Sanhit is the brother of Arvind. How is Sanhit’s son related to Kashyap?

Q5. Complete the analogy:

Papaya : vitamin A :: Guava : ?

Q6. If the code for BEST is 50, then what will be the code for MUSTARD?

Q7. complete the series


Q8. Three different positions of the same dice are shown below. Which number can be on the face opposite to the face showing ‘3’?

  1. 9
  2. 5
  3. 7
  4. 1

Q9. The sequence of folding a piece of paper and the manner in which the folded paper has been cut is shown in the following figures. How would this paper look when unfolded?

Q10. Complete the analogy:

Hen : Egg :: Cow : ?

Q11. In the following diagram triangle represents rich people, rectangle represents rural people and circle represents farmers.

Find the number of people who are rural people or farmer but not a rich people


Q12. Which of the following venn diagram represent the relationship between Female, Sister, and Wife.

Q13. Find the missing term:

Q14. Complete the following series:

2, 6, ?, 20, 30

Q15. Count the number of rectangles in the given figure:

Q16. Complete the following series:

44, 50, 56, 62, 68, ?

Q17. Find the odd one out: 

  1. I
  2. Z
  3. U
  4. O

Q18. “In a family of 5 members, C is the daughter of B who is the mother of D. K is the son of A who is the son−in−law of B. C and D are brother and sister."  How is K related to D?

Q19. Which of the following dice cannot be formed by folding the given 2D open dice?

Q20. Complete the following series:

10, 18, 24, 28, ?

Q21. Count the number of triangles in the given figure:

Q22. If A + B means A is the son of B

A – B means A is the father of B

A × B means A is the mother of B

C + A – D × B, then how is B related to C?

Q23. Complete the analogy:

32 : 25 :: 45 : ?

Q24. Find the mirror image of the given figure

Q25. Find the odd one out:

  1. 8, 12, 17
  2. 11, 15, 19
  3. 10, 14, 18
  4. 7, 11, 15

Q26. Count the number of triangles in the given figure:

Q27. Find the next term of the given series:

105, 81, 61, 45, 33, 25, ?

Q28. Which number can replace the ‘?’

5, 7, 11, 19, 35, ?

Q29. Complete the following series:

3, 6, 12, 24, 48, ?

Q30. Find the missing term:

Q31. Find the missing term:

Q32. Find the missing term:

13, 19, 7, ?, 1, 31

SSC CHSL 12 April English Memory Based Questions

SSC CHSL 2021 examination for 12th of April was overall of easy to moderate level. The questions asked were all doable and not much confusing. The Vocabulary section carried words that are commonly used and are easy to comprehend. Moreover, the change of Direct to indirect and vice versa was also based on direct change of tense with simple options given. In addition to this, the grammar section in the SSC CHSL exam for the 12th of April was easy and no question was asked from any exceptional grammar rule and all were based on basic rules as verb forms, tenses, subject-verb agreement, etc.

In the reading ability section, cloze passage was story-based and one was reflective on life experience. Reading comprehension had direct questions and was easy to attempt.

Idioms and Phrases

  • A fool’s paradise - a state of enjoyment based on false beliefs or hopes.
  • A far cry - very different from (something or someone).
  • Caught red-handed - apprehend someone in the course of wrongdoing.



  • Stretch – extend or straighten
  • Prudent – wise or judicious
  • Bolster – to strengthen
  • Salubrious – health-giving; healthy
  • Precious – of great value; not to be wasted or treated carelessly
  • Resolve - settle or find a solution to
  • Bias – partiality or prejudice

One Word Substitution

  • One who studies election trend and counts votes – Psephologist
  • One who likes/believes in clumsy manner - Awkward

Spelling error

  • Distraction
  • Creativity
  • Violence

Error Spotting

Errors were based on:

  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Preposition
  • Tense
  • Use of ‘can’
  • Forms of verbs
  • Article

Voice and Narration

The questions asked were based on a basic change of tense.



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