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SSC CGL Important Questions 2020

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : March 3, 2022


The SSC CGL is the Staff Selection Commission; Combined Level Graduate is conducted to recruit employees for various posts in departments, ministries, and organizations on the Indian Government. The examination has multiple tiers that aspirants need to crack to secure the positions. Candidates need to focus on SSC CGL important questions to get an idea of what they need to study. 

  • SSC CGL Exam is conducted every year for recruitment in different governmental positions in India. The SSC CGL Exam has mainly four-tier and cracking all of them a candidate can get a government job. 
  • The syllabus of SSC CGL Tier 1 has four main topics Quantitative Ability (Maths), Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language whereas Tier 2 has topics like Quantitative Ability, English Language, Statistics, and General studies.
  • The Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL has multiple-choice questions and there is also negative marking for each section.
  • SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude covers topics like Algebra, Profit and Loss, Trigonometry, and Geometry. 
  • SSC CGL Statistics covers topics like Collection, Classification, and Presentation of Statistical Data, Measures of Dispersion, Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis, Correlation and Regression, etc.
  • SSC CGL General Studies sectionFinance and Accounts,  Economics, and Governance.
  • SSC CGL English Language covers topics like Synonym/Antonym, Spotting Errors, and One-word substitution.

SSC CGL Important Questions for Tier 2

Aspirants preparing for SSC CGL needs to follow and practice the important questions to get qualified. Also, candidates must be aware of SSC CGL Cut Off in order to clear att the stages in one attempt.

  • As the second stage of CGL is scheduled from 14-17 October 2020, enhance your preparation well in advance to score more marks.
  • To help candidates with their preparation, we have prepared the SSC CGL Important Topics as well as questions for Tier 2.
  • Gear up your preparations well in advance and score more in the upcoming SSC CGL Tier 2 exam. 
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SSC CGL Quantitative Ability Important Questions for Tier 2

In SSC CGL Tier-2, the Quant section is included in the exam for 200 marks. Candidates can Crack SSC CGL Maths with the least effort. To ease out your preparation, we are providing SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude Questions and Answers here. Practising these questions will help candidates to improve their confidence levels.

Q: If the cost prices of articles A and B are in the ratio 3:4 and the selling prices are in the ratio 5:6 and the profit obtained on selling both of them is the same. What is the profit percentage for selling article B?

Ans: 50%

Q: Two numbers are in the ratio of 3:4. Their L.C.M. is 84. The greater number is

Ans: 28

Q: The amount received at 10% per annum Compound interest after 3 yrs is Rs 5324. What was the principal (in Rs.)?

Ans: 4000

Q: In a 3 litre mixture of water and milk, 50% is milk. How much water should be added so that the percentage of milk becomes 20%?

Ans: 4.5 litre

Q: A bank pays 16.5% per annum as interest on its deposits while it charges 20% per annum as interest from its borrowers. If at the end of the years the bank earns Rs. 10.5 crore. Find how much money was transacted during the year?

Ans: 300 crore

Q. For what value of k, will the expression 3x 3 – kx 2 + 4x + 16 be divisible by (x-k/2)?

Ans: -4

Q: Water flows at the rate of 10 metres per minute from a cylindrical pipe 5 mm in diameter. How long it takes to fill up a conical vessel whose diameter at the base is 30 cm and depth 24 cm?

Ans: 28 minutes 48 seconds

SSC CGL Quant Questions in Hindi

  • दो निष्पक्ष सिक्के फेंक दिए जाते हैं। सबसे अधिक टेल आने की संभावना क्या है?
  • एक कक्षा में, 15 लड़के और 10 लड़कियां हैं। यादृच्छिक रूप से तीन छात्रों का चयन किया जाता है। कितनी संभावना है कि 1 लड़की और 2 लड़कों का चयन किया गया है,
  • 1.5 मीटर ऊँचा एक व्यक्ति एक मीनार से 28.5 मीटर की दूरी पर सीधा खड़ा है. इस व्यक्ति की आँख मीनार की चोटी से 450 का उन्नयन कोण बनाती है. मीनार की ऊंचाई कितनी है ? 
  • 7 मीटर ऊँचे एक भवन के शिखर से किसी मीनार के शीर्ष का उन्नयन कोण 600 है तथा मीनार के पाद का अवनित कोण 300 है. मीनार की ऊंचाई कितनी है ?
  • एक व्यक्ति एक भवन से 50 मीटर दुरी पर खड़ा है. वह भवन पर लगे झंडे की चोटी तथा पाद से क्रमशः 600 तथा 450के कोण बनाता है. इस झंडे की लम्बाई कितनी है? 
  • एक आयत के विकर्ण की लम्बाई 8 सेमी है. इस आयत की एक भूजा तथा विकर्ण के बीच का कोण 300 है इस आयात का क्षेत्रफल कितना है ? 
  • राम का जन्म 2 जनवरी 1946 को हुआ. वह सप्ताह का कोनसा-दिन था?
  •  8 नवम्बर 2018 को सप्ताह का कोनसा दिन था ?
  • अमन ने रु 40000 लगाकर एक व्यापार शुरू किया. 6 माह बाद सामंत रु 60000 लगाकर तथा उसके 3 माह बाद रचित रु 50000 लगाकर साझेदार हो गया. 2 वर्ष बाद इनके लाभ का अनुपात क्या होगा?
  • 5 संख्याओं का योग 240 है. इनमे से पहली दो संख्याओं का औसत 30 है तथा अंतिम दो संख्याओं का औसत 70 है. तीसरी संख्या क्या है?
  • 5 संख्याओं का औसत 65 है. इनमे से प्रथम दो संख्याओं का औसत 81 है तथा अंतिम दो संख्याओं का औसत 38 है. तीसरी संख्या क्या है?
  • चार क्रमागत समसंख्याओ का औसत 27 है. इनमे से सबसे बड़ी संख्या कोनसी है?

SSC CGL English Important Questions for Tier 2

To be perfect in each topic, download Free SSC CGL Study Notes in PDF format that provides important questions and answers.

Q: Mandarin Chinese is spoken by_______people

Ans: many

Q: English also included French words_________the Norman Conquest

Ans: after

Q: Rohan has no acquaintance (from Sourabh)

Ans: with

Q: You cannot forbid him leaving

Ans: his leaving

Q: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word. Exasperate

Ans: Infuriate

Q: In the following questions, the sentence given with a blank to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

Rahul was surprised to see a ___ smile on Tarun’s face.

Ans: Genuine

Q: I felt a kind of exalted (1)/ and almost cheerful gloom (2)/ as I step out and saw that it (3)/ was raining and would go on raining. (4)

Ans: (3)


Ans: Abundant


Ans: Commonplace

SSC CGL Important GK/GS Questions for Tier 1 & 2

The General Knowledge part comprises different subjects like Geography, History, Economics, Polity, and Science. Candidates need to prepare from these subjects and the SSC CGL Important GK Questions are given below:

  • 1. On which factor does the inertia of the body depend? Ans: Mass.
  • 2. What is the concept of break-even point? Ans: It is characterized by the phase when firms start earning the normal profit. 
  • 3. Under which articles of the constitution does the scheduled and tribal areas are defined? Ans: Article 244 to 244A.
  • 4. By whom the Indian National Congress was formed? Ans: A.O.Hume.
  • 5. Which planet is known as Earth’s twin? Ans: Venus. 

SSC CGL Important Topics from GK/GS

Have a look at the topics under General Science and also important questions. Practice these below SSC CGL Questions in Hindi and English below for each topic. 

SSC CGL General Science

The key areas to focus on: Subjects like Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer Science will be covered under it, and 10-15 questions will be asked to the candidates. 

  • Q. A concave lens always forms an image which is _____
  • Q. A vitamin requires cobalt for its activity. The vitamin is ________
  • Q.  What is the chemical name of vinegar? 
  • Q. Animals living in the tree trunks are known as _________
  • Q. In input frequency of a full-wave rectifier be n, then output frequency would be _______
  • Q. Heat transfer horizontally within the atmosphere is called _________
  • Q. The bats can fly in the dark because _____
  • Q. The art and science of map-making is called ______
  • Q. Curie point is the temperature at which _______
  • Q. The addition of gypsum to portland cement helps in: ________

SSC CGL General Science Questions in Hindi

  • एनोफिलीज मच्छर किस जाति के अंतर्गत आता है?
  • कौन सा सूक्ष्मजीव रोग डिप्थीरिया (रोहिणी) का कारण बनता है?
  • प्रोटीन के पाचन की शुरुआत शरीर के किस अंग में होती है?
  • रक्त समूहों की खोज करने वाला पहला व्यक्ति कौन है?
  • दिल के बाएं और दाएं आधे हिस्से को अलग करने वाली दीवार का नाम क्या है?
  • टिकल्स पौधे के किस भाग में मौजूद होते हैं?
  • दिल का डायस्टोलिक दबाव क्या है?
  • कौन सा जीव एकाधिक विखंडन की प्रक्रिया से गुजरता है?
  • मनुष्यों में अवायवीय (एनारोबिक) श्वसन का अंतिम उत्पाद क्या है?
  • पौधे का मादा प्रजनन हिस्सा कौन सा है?
  • कौन सा थक्कारोधी रक्त कोशिकाओं के भीतर थक्का बनने से रोकता है?
  • कौन सा पादप हार्मोन गुरुत्वाकर्षण से पौधे की प्रतिक्रिया को नियंत्रित करता है?
  • साबुन बनाने में आमतौर पर किस क्षार का उपयोग किया जाता है?
  • “जीवविज्ञान” शब्द को बताने वाला पहला व्यक्ति कौन था ?

SSC CGL Consitution

The key areas to focus on: Questions will be asked from the Indian constitution, polity, current affairs, and G.K. 

  • Q. Nagaland was created as a separate state in the year?
  • Q. Which Article is described as the "Heart and Soul of the Constitution"?
  • Q. Constitution of India came into effect from?
  • Q. Which article is related to "Equal Justice and free legal aid"?
  • Q. The speaker can ask a member of the house to stop speaking and let another member speak. This is known as?
  • Q. Under which Act, The councils were having the power to discuss the budget and addressing questions to the executive.
  • Q. Who was the architect of North and South Blocks of the Central Secretariate in Delhi?
  • Q. The seat of Kerala High Court is located at?
  • Q. The National Emergency in India declared by the President of India due to the external aggression or armed revolt through
  • Q. Who was the founder of Lodhi dynasty?

SSC CGL Constitution questions in Hindi

  • किसे संघ लोक सेवा आयोग के सदस्यों की संख्या निर्धारित करने की शक्ति प्राप्त है?
  • राज्य सभा में किस राज्य के प्रतिनिधियों की संख्या सर्वाधिक है?
  • राज्य लोक सेवा आयोग के अध्यक्ष की नियुक्ति कौन करता है?
  • राष्ट्रीय विकास परिषद् कैसी इकाई है?
  • कौन–सा आयोग मतदाता सूचियां तैयार करवाता है?
  • किस संविधान संशोधन के तहत संविधान की प्रस्तावना में संशोधन किया गया?
  • संविधानसभाकेप्रारूपसमितिमेंकुलकितनेसदस्यथे?
  • किस अनुच्छेद में राष्ट्रपति को अध्यादेश जारी करने की शक्ति प्राप्त है?
  • कौन–सा न्यायालय एक अभिलेख न्यायालय भी है?
  • संविधान के किस अनुच्छेद में विधानसभा का गठन वर्णित है?
  • किस अनुच्छेद में पंचायत के गठन का प्रावधान वर्णित है?
  • वर्ष 1938 में किस व्यक्ति ने वयस्क मताधिकार के आधार पर संविधान सभा के गठन की मांग की?
  • संघ क्षेत्र का प्रशासन किसके द्वारा होता है?
  • किस औद्योगिक नीति प्रस्ताव को भारत का आर्थिक संविधान भी कहते हैं?
  • योजना आयोग के प्रथम उपाध्यक्ष कौन थे?
  • लोकसभा सचिवालय किसके अधीन कार्य करता है?

SSC CGL Geography

The key areas to focus on: Questions will only be asked from Indian geography and physical geography.

  • Q. Because of which factor, clouds do not precipitate in deserts? 
  • Q. Under which climatic conditions do the laterite soils develop? 
  • Q. Which lake has been formed due to tectonic activities?
  • Q. Which state produces maximum pulses in the country?
  • Q. Where is Sargasso sea located? 
  • Q. Suez Canal joins which two Sea? 
  • Q. Where are the islands of Seychelles located?
  • Q. Which crop requires continuous semiaquatic condition for cultivation?
  • Q. Which city is associated with the river Mekong?
  • Q. What are Doldrums? 
  • Q. What is the name of India’s southern tip?

Geography Questions in Hindi

  • भारत का पहला जूट मिल 1854 में _________ में स्थापित किया गया था।
  • कंचनजंगा किस राज्य में स्थित है?
  • रंगनाथितु पक्षी अभयारण्य _________ राज्य में स्थित है।
  • कॉरिडोर का नाम, जिसे भारत और पाकिस्तान के बीच बंगाल के विभाजन के बाद 1947 में बनाया गया था?
  • नाथा झाकी जल विद्युत परियोजना __________ नदी पर स्थित है।
  • भारत में निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा सबसे बड़ा खारे-पानी की झील या लैगून है?
  • कौन सा आर्थिक व्यवस्था थी जहां निम्न जातियों ने ऊंची जातियों के लिए विभिन्न कार्यों के बदले में अनाज प्राप्त किया था?
  • निम्नलिखित में से चुने, जिसे जवाहरलाल नेहरू पोर्ट व भारत में सबसे बडे कंटेनर बंदरगाह के नाम से भी जाना जाता है|
  • निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा न केवल भारत में सबसे बड़ा मैंग्रोव जंगल है, बल्कि दुनिया में भी सबसे बड़ा है?
  • किस राज्य में नंगा पर्वत शिखर स्थित है?
  • भारत में रबर का सबसे बड़ा उत्पादक कौन है?

SSC CGL History

The key areas to focus on: Questions will only be asked from Indian history and its culture.

  • Q. The monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism was?
  • Q. The Greek ambassador sent to Chandragupta Maurya's Court was :
  • Q. The call of "Back to the Vedas" was given by
  • Q. The System of Dyarchy was introduced in India in 
  • Q. The Editor of 'Young India' and 'Harijan' was
  • Q. Which king is referred to as Devanampiya Piyadassi (Beloved of the Gods) in the inscriptions? 
  • Q. Non-violence, as taught and practised by Mahatma Gandhi, is rooted in the Indian Doctrine of ______
  • Q. Name the Mughal Prince, who translated Bhagavat Gita into Persian?
  • Q. The city of Prayag was named Allahabad - the city of Allah by?
  • Q. What is the first sermon of Buddha called as?

SSC CGL History Questions in Hindi

  • फतेहपुर सीकरी शहर किस बादशाह ने बनवाया था?
  • बाबर की पुत्री का क्या नाम था?
  • अकबर और महाराणा प्रताप के मध्य हुए युद्ध को किस नाम से जाना जाता हैं?
  • पानीपत का दुसरा युद्ध किनके मध्य हुआ था?
  • भारत में मुग़ल साम्राज्य की स्थापना किस सन में हुई थी?
  • भारत का प्रथम मुग़ल शासक कौन था?
  • कांग्रेस में गरम दल के संस्थापक कौन थे?
  • झाँसी की रानी लक्ष्मी बाई और अंग्रेजो के मध्य युद्ध किस सन में हुआ था?
  • ईस्ट इंडिया कंपनी ने टीपू सुलतान पर किस सन में विजय प्राप्त की थी?
  • भारत के प्रथम गर्वनर जनरल का क्या नाम था?
  • ब्रिटिश भारत की राजधानी कलकत्ता से दिल्ली किस सन में स्थानन्तरित की गई थी?
  • ईस्ट इण्डिया कम्पनी का भारत में पहला व्यापार केन्द्र किस स्थान पर बना?
  • ईस्ट इण्डिया कम्पनी को भारत में व्यापार करने की अनुमति किस सन् में मिली?

SSC CGL Economics

The key areas to focus on: Questions that will only be asked from basic macro and micro-economics. 

  • Q. Which one of the following is not a method of estimating National Income?
  • Q. The monetary policy is India is formulated by
  • Q. WTO basically promotes _________
  • Q. Under which, market condition do firms have excess capacity?
  • Q. The terms 'Micro Economics' and "Macro Economics" was coined by
  • Q. Which is the biggest tax-paying sector in India? 
  • Q. When there is an official change in the exchange rate of the domestic currency, then it is called: 
  • Q. The fringe benefits tax was introduced in the budget of 
  • Q. Monopolist resorts to price discrimination depending upon the
  • Q. Low-cost housing is an example for:
  • Q. The national income of a nation is the

SSC CGL Economics Questions in Hindi

  • भारत में सबसे संपत्ति वाला राज्य कौन हैं?
  • भारत का कितना % आबादी कृषि उद्योग पर निर्भर हैं?
  • GDP के आधार पर भारत का स्थान है ?
  • GDP पर कैपिटा के आधार पर सबसे पहले स्थान पर कौन सा देश है ?
  • भारत में उच्चतम मानव विकास सूचकांक(HDI) किस राज्य में है ?
  • निम्न में कौन-से देश में मिश्रित अर्थव्यवस्था है ?
  • जनसंख्या वृद्धि से आर्थिक विकास की गति ?
  • आर्थिक विकास की व्याख्या के विभिन्न आधार कौन-कौन हैं ?
  • मानव-विकास सूचकांक में भारत का क्या स्थान है ?
  • निम्नलिखित में प्राथमिक क्षेत्र किसे कहा जाता है ?
  • शिक्षक द्वारा अपने पुत्र को पढ़ाना, कौन-सी क्रिया है ?
  • राष्ट्रिय विकास परिषद का अध्यक्ष कौन होता है ?
  • किस आधुनिक यंत्र के आगमन के बाद सूचना, शिक्षा एवं ज्ञान सर्वसुलभ हो गया है ?
  •  व्यवसायिक बैंक का राष्ट्रियकरण कब किया गया ?
  • अंतर्राष्ट्रीय व्यापार संबंधी नियमों को निर्धारित करने वाली संस्था कौन है ?

SSC CGL Maths Important Questions with Solution for Tier -1

Quantitative Ability is a section that mainly concerns with mathematics. If candidates wish to secure the merit list then they need to focus hard on this topic. Here are some SSC maths important questions with answers and you can solve them using maths tricks. Check SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude Questions to know the most expected questions for the Tier 2 exam.

1. A storekeeper sold an object at a profit of 20%. If he had purchased it at 20% less & sold it at INR 80 less, then he earns a profit of 25%. Find the cost price of the object. 

Ans: INR 400

2. In what ratio must a tea seller mix two varieties of tea priced at INR. 15 and INR. 20 per kg respectively so as to get a blend costing INR. 16.50 kg?

Ans: 7 : 3 

3. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of INR 780 at the rate of 14% per annum in 2 years? 

Ans: INR 2351.86

4. Four dice are tossed simultaneously. Find out the probability that all of them display the same face.

Ans: 1/216 

5. An express train starts from Kolkata station and approaches Kharagpur 30 minutes late when it moves with 80 km hr and 48 minutes late when it goes 60 km hr. Find the distance between the two stations:

Ans: 32kms 

SSC CGL Important Topics from Quantitative Ability Section

Below are some of the important topics of the Quantitative Ability section. 


The key areas to focus: Factorization & Simplification of Polynomials, Simplification of Fractions and Algebraic Identities. 


The key areas to focus: There is no need to practice trigonometry intensively. Candidates require to have a basic idea about “Theta (θ)” i.e. sin θ, cos θ, tan θ, cot θ, sec θ, cosec θ and their relationship.

Profit and Loss

The key areas to focus: Candidates must have a strong conception regarding the calculations and approximation to save time in the examination.


The key areas to focus on: Candidates should read about the properties of Angle, Lines, Triangle, Circle, Quadrilateral, Polygon, and Concept of Triplet.

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SSC CGL Reasoning Important Questions With Solution for Tier-1

The General Intelligence and Reasoning segments deal with the logical aspects of the SSC CGL examination. We have discussed some of the SSC CGL important reasoning questions that can come in the reasoning section. Candidates need to apply their logic and follow short ticks to answer the questions quickly. 

1. Which of the two conclusions can be true based on provided statements?


(1) Some balls are mats.

(2) Some mats are not coffees.


1. Some mats are balls.

2. Some coffees are balls.

Ans: Conclusion 1

2. Y is the sister of J. L is the wife of J. L has only one son R. K is the mother of L. K is married to D. D has only one son and one daughter. 

As per the details mentioned above, how is J related to K? 

Ans: Son-in-Law. 

3. Pointing to a boy in the picture, Ram said, "His mother's brother is the only son of my mother's father." How is the boy's mother related to Ram?

Ans: Aunt

4. In a certain code, APPLE is written as BQQMF. How is DISPOSE written in that code?


5. In series 6, 9, 7, 10, 8, 11, ... What number should come next?

Ans: 9

SSC CGL Reasoning Important Topics for Tier-1

The section is based on logical assumptions and accurate tricks. Below are the important topics that candidates need to work upon. 


The key areas to focus: This topic is concerned with verbal reasoning and two or more statements will be provided with some conclusions, and candidates need to choose the correct answers. This has to be followed by a Venn diagram based on all the statements and find out the relation between them. 


The key areas to focus on: This topic deals with the relationship between two elements. In the question, there will be two elements with some sort of relationship and you need to discover other sets of elements having relationships. 

Odd One Out/Classification

The key areas to focus: In this segment, the candidates will be given a set of objects and they need to classify or pick out the odd one. This is one of the easy topics in reasoning and with little concentration candidates can obtain excellent scores. 

Figure Problem

The key areas to focus: Candidates need to prepare hard for this topic as these figure based problems and questions carry a good weightage of marks. There will four-five image questions that are interlinked. Either you need to detect the missing image or find the next image following the question trend. 

SSC CGL English Important Questions with Answers for Tier-1

The English segment of this competitive exam has questions from the comprehension passage and basic grammar knowledge. Candidates can score plenty if they focus on this part. Below are some of the SSC CGL Important English Questions. Go through expert SSC CGL English Preparation Tips and learn tricks to crack the English section easily.

1. What is the synonym for LETHARGIC?

Ans: Energetic.

2. As Manoj __________ into the classroom, the teacher asked him why is he late. 

Ans: came.

3. Choose the correct verb-

When I was in school, I wanted to ___ a singer. 

Ans: be.

4. Select correct One Word Substitution for the given phrase -

One who is showing excessive love or admiration for one’s physical appearance.

Ans: Narcissistic. 

5. The government has____ to provide financial aid to the ones____ by the severe flood. 

Ans: failed, affected. 

SSC CGL English Important Topics

Synonym / Antonym

The key areas to focus on: Candidates need to practice synonyms and antonyms on a daily basis. By learning typical words there is a chance to improve this section. 

One word substitution

The key areas to focus: The vocabulary of the candidates needs to strong as in SSC CGL Tier 1 there will 8-9 questions based on this topic. 

Spotting errors

The key areas to focus: Candidates are required to detect errors based on grammatical mistakes or spelling mistakes. The questions can be divided into 4-5 partitions. 

The aspirants are required to solve the SSC CGL practice set for cracking the examination. The more questions they practice the better are the chances to clear the exam. The practice is the only key to successfully qualify the SSC CGL examinations. 


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