Uttar Pradesh Post Office recruitment 2014 exam was held on 1st June 2014. IPO (Indian Post Office) has conducted state level exam for the posts of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant in Uttar Pradesh and other states of India.

IPO UP 2014 exam paper consists of 100 objective questions of English, Maths, General Ability and Reasoning sections. Below is the full official answer key of this exam. We have prepared complete question paper with all four objectives and correct answer. Right answers of IPO PA SA Uttar Pradesh exam is highlighted in Bold letters.

IPO Uttar Pradesh 2014 Question paper with Answers:

  1. Number of players on each side of volley Ball, Basket Ball and Base Ball game. are respectively:
    1. 5, 6, 9
    2. 6, 9, 5
    3. 6, 5, 9
    4. None of these is correct
  2. Which nutrient is digested first in the mouth :
    1. Protein
    2. Carbohydrate
    3. Fat
    4. Vitamain
  3. Jaggery is the main source of:
    1. Protein
    2. Carbohydrate
    3. Fat
    4. None of there
  4. Who among the British Generals defeated Peshwa Baji Rao ll:
    1. Outrum
    2. Malcom
    3. Elphinstone
    4. Kitchener
  5.  The distance between 90ºE longitude and 91º E longitude at the poles is:
    1. Zero kilometres
    2. 5kilometres
    3. 50kilometres
    4. Same as it is at the equator
  6.  Who regulates credit rating agencies in India?
    1. IRDA
    2. RBI
    3. SEBI
    4. SBI
  7.  The Government of India has launched “Meghraj” project recently. This project is related with:
    1. Weather Forecasting
    2. Tsunami Alert
    3. Gl Cloud
    4. Wind Energy
  8.  The cricket cup played between the winner of the Ranji Trophy and a team representing rest of India:
    1. Vijay Hazare Trophy
    2. Duleep Trophy
    3. Deodhar Trophy
    4. Irani Trophy
  9.  India’s ranking in 2014 Environment performance index:
    1. 145th
    2. 155th
    3. 175th
    4. 178th
  10. The state where country’s first monorail service commenced its operation recently:
    1. Gujarat
    2. Delhi
    3. Maharastra
    4. Uttar Pradesh
  11. India’s first dedicated military satellite?
    1. GSAT-12
    2. GSAT-7
    3. GSAT-1
    4. GSAT-8
  12. For anyone to become a member of Rajya Sabha, he/she must be at least:
    1. 35 years of age
    2. 30 years of age
    3. of the age what is minimum age required for Vice President of Indian
    4. 25 Years of age
  13. Primary deficit is equal to:
    1. Fiscal deficit- Interest payments
    2. Budget deficit- Interest payments
    3. Revenue deficit- Interest payments
    4. None of these
  14. Who has been vested with powers under Article 123 of the constitution of India to promulgate ordinances which shall have the same force and effect an Act of Parliament:
    1. The President of India
    2. The Prime minister of India
    3. The prime Minster of Indian in the Consultation with the President of India
    4. The Supreme Court of India
  15. In Indian constitution “Directive Principles of State Policy” is mentioned in Part:
    1. I
    2. II
    3. III
    4. IV
  16. As Per Article 171 of the constitution of India, the total number of members in the Legislative council of a state shall in no case be less then:
    1. 40 members
    2. 60 Members
    3. 100 Members
    4. None of the above is correct
  17. Article 243 B(1) of the constitution provides for constitution of Panchayat in every state. The level of Pannchayats referred under this is:
    1. Village and District level
    2. Village, intermediate and District Level
    3. Village level only
    4. District level only
  18. Name one famous poet of Delhi Sultanate who was adorned with title of “The Parrot of Hindustan”:
    1. Zia-Uddin Barani
    2. Utbi
    3. Alberuni
    4. Amir Khusro
  19. There oceanic resources belong to open ocean and no indiviual country can utilize these wthout the concurrence of International institutions:
    1. Beyond 200 nautical miles of exclusive economic zone
    2. Beyond 100 nautical miles of exclusive economic zone
    3. Beyond 19.2 nautical miles of exclusive economic zone
    4. Beyond 12 nautical miles of exclusive economic zone
  20. Panchpatmali deposits are the most important bauxits deposits located in the state of:
    1. Madhya Pradesh
    2. Odisha
    3. Karnataka
    4. Rajasthan
  21. Nearly how many kgs of manganese is required to manufacture one tonne of steel?
    1. 10kgs
    2. 20kgs
    3. 50kgs
    4. 100kgs
  22. Two experimental projects been set up in Indian to harness geothermal energh. Identify the valley where they are located:
    1. Binsar valley and puga valley
    2. Binsar valley and parvati valley
    3. Puga valley and parvati valley
    4. Kargil valley and puga valley
  23. Which of the following is the main gas that emits out of landfills:
    1. Carbor dioxide
    2. Methane
    3. Nitrogen
    4. Hydrogen sulfide
  24. The depletion of ozone layer in the upper atmosphere is mainly due to the emission of :
    1. Un-burnt Hydrocarbons
    2. Chloroflurro- carbons
    3. Green house Gases
    4. Ultraviolet Radiations
  25. Which instrument is used for measurement of angular distances between two objects:
    1. Sexant
    2. Telstar
    3. Spherometer
    4. Refract meter
  26. A family consists of two grandparents, two parents and three children. The average age of the grandparents is 67 years, that of the parents is 35 years and that of the children is 6 years. What is the average age of the family?
    1. 28(4/7) years
    2. 31(5/7) years
    3. 32 (1/7) years
    4. None of these
  27. A 7 metres wide road runs outside around a circular park, whose circumference is 176 metres. The area of the road is :
    1. 1580 m ²
    2. 1468 m ²
    3. 1386 m ²
    4. None of these
  28. When 10 ²º is divided by 1001, the remainder is –
    1. 999
    2. 0
    3. 100
    4. None of these
  29. Twenty two women together can complete a work in 16 days men together can complete the same work in in 15 days. The ratio of the working capacity of a man to that of a woman is .
    1. 3:4
    2. 5:3
    3. 4:3
    4. 4:5
  30. A number when divided by 91 give a remainder 17. When the same number is divided by 13, the remainder will be:
    1. 4
    2. 0
    3. 3
    4. 5
  31. In what time Rs.8,000 will amount to Rs. 9,261 at 10% per annum compound interest, when the interest is compounded half yearly ?
    1. 2years
    2. 3(1/2) years
    3. 1(1/2) years
    4. 2(1/2) years
  32. If the product of two numbers is 320 and thir ratio is 1:5 what the difference between the squares of these two numbers?
    1. 1430
    2. 1536
    3. 1616
    4. None of these
  33. Rs. 25,000 is borrowed at compound interest at the rate of 3% for the first year, 4% for the second year and 5% for the third year. The amount to be paid after 3 years is :
    1. Rs. 28117
    2. Rs. 28119
    3. Rs. 28121
    4. Rs. 28132
  34. A and B are two fixed points 5 cm apart and C is a point on AB, such that AC is 3 cm. if the length of AC is increased by 6% the length of CB is decreased by:
    1. 6%
    2. 8%
    3. 9%
    4. None of these
  35. A sum of Rs. 36.90 is made of 180 coins which are either 10 paise   coins or   25   paise coins. The number of 10paise coins is:
    (A) 50           (B)54        (C) 62         (D) None of these
    DIRECTIONS: (Question No. 36 to 38) The pie chart, given here shows various expenses of a publisher in the production and sale of a book. Study the chat and answer these Questions based on it.
    UP Question 35
  36. If the printing cost is Rs. 17,500 then ‘Royalty’ paid is:
    1. Rs. 7,500
    2. Rs. 3,500
    3. Rs. 5,500
    4. Rs. 6,700
  37. Miscellaneous expenses are what per cent of paper cost ?
    1. 30%
    2. 40%
    3. 20%
    4. None of these
  38. The measure of central angle for the sector on ‘printing cost’ is:
    1. 130º
    2. 70º
    3. 126º
    4. 63º
  39. A and B are two alloys of gold and copper prepared by mixing metals in the ratios   5 : 3 and   5 : 11 respectively. Equal quantities of these alloys are melted to form a third alloy C. The ratio of gold and cooer in the alloy C is:
    1. 33:25
    2. 25:33
    3. 15:17
    4. None of these
  40. 40% of the employees of a certain company are men, and 75% of the men earn more than Rs. 25,000 per year. If 45% of the company’s employees earn more than Rs. 25,000 per year, what fraction of the women employed by the company earn Rs. 25,000 per year of less?
    1. 1/3
    2. 3/4
    3. 1/4
    4. None of these
  41. UP Question.41
    1. 32(12/31)
    2. 14(49/94)
    3. 19(17/47)
    4. None of these
  42. Find the average of first 18 multiples of   6.
    1. 55
    2. 56
    3. 57
    4. 58
  43. An article is sold at a certain price. By selling it at 2/3 of the price one loses 10% The gain per cent at original price is:
    1. 33(1/3)%
    2. 35%
    3. 40%
    4. 20%
  44. A petrol tank at a filling station has a capacity of 400 litres. The  attendant sells 40 litres of petrol from the tank to one customer and then replenishes it with kerosene oil. This process is    repeated with six customers. What quantity of pure petrol will the seventh customer get when he purchases 40 litres of petrol?
    1. 20.50 litres
    2. 20.25 litres
    3. 21.25 litres
    4. None of these
  45. Mr. John is travelling on his cycle and has calculated to reach point A at 2 pm, if he travels at 10 kmph. He will reach there at 12 noon if he travels at 15 kmph. At what speed must he travel to reach A at 1 pm?
    1. 8 kmph
    2. 11 kmph
    3. 12 kmph
    4. 14 kmph
  46. A discount of 15% on one article is the same as a discount of 20% on another article. The cost of the two article can be:
    1. Rs. 40, Rs. 20
    2. Rs. 60, Rs. 40
    3. Rs. 80, Rs. 60
    4. Rs. 100, Rs. 80
  47. The difference between the circumference and radius of a circle is 37 cm., then the circumference of that circle is:
    1. 7 m
    2. 44 m
    3. 154 m
    4. None of these
  48. The value of 4-(5/1+1/3+1/2+1/4) is
    wrong Options Answer =1/12
  1. 40/31
  2. 4/9
  3. 1/8
  4. 33/40
  • An aeroplane covers a certain distance at a speed of 240 kmph in 5 hours. To cover the same distance in 1(2/3) hours, it must travel at a speed of:
    1. 300 kmph
    2. 360 kmph
    3. 600 kmph
    4. 720 kmph
  • P can complete a work in 12 days working 8 hours a day; Q can complete the same work in 8 days working 10 hours a day. If both P and Q work together, working 8 hours a day, in how many days can they complete the work?
    1. 5(5/11)
    2. 5(6/11)
    3. 6(5/11)
    4. 6(6/11)
  • Plural of the word “Memento”
    1. Mementoes
    2. Mementos
    3. Memento
    4. Mementoes’
  • The correct passive voice of the following sentence is:
    Who taught you English?

    1. By whom was English taught to you?
    2. Who were you taught English by?
    3. By whom were you taught English?
    4. All of these are correct passive voices.
  • The correct passive voice of the following sentence is:
    1. Women like to be flattered by men.
    2. Men like to be flattered by women.
    3. Flattered by men is being liked by women.
    4. Flattered by men is liking of women.
  • In the question, the sentence has been given in Direct speech. In the options four changed form of reported speech have been given out of which one is correct. Mark the correct one:
    He said, “I am glad to be here this evening.”

    1. He said that he is glad to be there this evening.
    2. He said that he was glad to be there this evening.
    3. He said that he was glad to be there that evening.
    4. He said that he was glad to be there hither this evening.
  • In the question, the sentence has been given in Direct speech. In the options four changed form of reported speech have been given out of which one is correct. Mark the correct one:
    He said, “will you listen to such a man?”

    1. He asked them whether they would listen to such a man.
    2. He asked whether they will listen to such a man.
    3. He asked them if they will listen to such a man.
    4. He inquired whether they will listen to such a man.
  • In the question, the sentence has been given in Direct speech. In the options four changed form of reported speech have been given out of which one is correct. Mark the correct one:
    Ram said, “I plan to leave for Delhi next week”

    1. Ram said that he planned to leave for Delhi next week.
    2. Ram said that he planned to leave for Delhi the following week.
    3. Ram said that he had planned to leave for Delhi next week.
    4. Ram said that he planned to have left for Delhi following week.
  • Fill in the gap with correct tense.
    She ……………. The soup to see if it needs more salt.

    1. Tastes
    2. Is tasting
    3. Will be tasting
    4. Had been tasting
  • Fill in the gap with correct tense.
    This time tomorrow I………… on the beach in Singapore.

    1. Will sit
    2. Have been sitting
    3. Sit
    4. Will be sitting
  • Fill in the gap with correct tense.
    When Mr. Ghosh came to the school in 2013, Mr. Nigam ……………….. There for ten Years.

    1. Have   already been teaching
    2. Will be already teaching
    3. Had already been teaching
    4. Taught
  • I possess a new red bicycle. Choose the underlined word with the same meaning in the options.
    1. Want
    2. Own
    3. Find.
    4. Take
  • Please do not wreck the flower bed. Choose the underlined word with the same meaning in the options.
    1. Help
    2. Water
    3. Ruin
    4. Trap
  • In the following question select the word which is the exact opposite from the words given below.
    1. Clear
    2. Disparity
    3. Confusing
    4. Vague
  • Match the following sentences with the kind of adverbs being used in it.
    Sentences                                                                                             Kind of adverbs

    1. The sun is extremely hot                                              1. Adverbs of manner
    2. The beggar is standing outside                                   2. Adverbs of number or frequency
    3. The doctor is examined the patients carefully     3. Adverbs of degree
    4. Roger always tries to be punctual                             4. Adverbs of place
      (A) A2, B3, C1, D4     (B) A1, B2, C3, D4
      (C) A3, B4, C1, D2     (D)   A3, B4, C2, D1
  • In which of the following sentences the bold word has not been used as adverb:
    1. She sent me a quick reply.
    2. He stood on a low rock.
    3. He is much better today.
    4. The horse runs fast.
  • Some adverbs are compound of a preposition and an adjective and some adverbs are compounds of a preposition and an adverb. Read the foregoing statements and find the odd one out on the basis of it:
    1. Behind
    2. Below
    3. Before
    4. Beyond
  • Identify adverbs in the following sentence:
    He spoke earnestly at the meeting last night.

    1. Earnestly
    2. At the meeting
    3. Last night
    4. All of the above
  • Fill in the gap with proper preposition:
    We stayed …………. Mumbai ……………. Five days:

    1. At, for       b.   In, for     c.   With, for         d. in, since
  • Fill in the gap with proper preposition:
    The dog is lying ………….. the floor:

    1. At
    2. On
    3. Into
    4. With
  • Fill in the gap with proper preposition:
    He killed two birds …………… one shot:

    1. At
    2. In
    3. For
    4. With
  • Fill in the gap with proper preposition:
    He walked …………….. the end of the street:

    1. To
    2. With
    3. Upto
    4. For
  • Fill in the gap with suitable Conjunction:
    He walks …………. He is slightly lame.

    1. As Though
    2. In as much as
    3. If
    4. Provided that
  • Fill in the gap correctly.
    India won by an ………….. and three …………

    1. Innings, run
    2. Innings, runs
    3. Inning, run
    4. Inning, runs
  • Fill in the gap correctly.
    I bought five……………………..

    1. Dozen orange
    2. Dozens oranges
    3. Dozens orange
    4. Dozen oranges
  • Certain words are used both as prepositions and conjunctions. Four Sentences have been given below with one word in BOLD. Identify the sentence where bold word has been used as conjunction:
    1. Look before you leap.
    2. He stood before the painting.
    3. He died for his country.
    4. I have not met him since Monday.
  • What kind of coordinating conjunction you find in the following sentence:
    We carved not a line, and we raised not stone.

    1. Cumulative or copulative
    2. Adversative
    3. Disjunctive or alternative
    4. IIIative
  • A tired lady slept at 07:45 PM. If she rose at 12 noon, for how many hours did she sleep?
    1. 12 hours 15 minutes
    2. 04 hours 15 minutes
    3. 06 hours 45 minutes
    4. 16 hours 15 minutes
  • Find the missing number (?) from the given alteratives:
    UP Question.77

    1. 3
    2. 4
    3. 5
    4. 6
  • Pointing to a photograph Alka said, “He is the only grandson of my mother’s father-in-law,” How is the man in photograph related to Alka?
    1. Cousin
    2. Uncle
    3. Brother
    4. Data inadequate
  • Govind travelled 16 kms. West ward, then he turned left and travelled 10 kms. Then he turned left and travelled 16 kms. How far was Govind from the starting point?
    1. 16 kms
    2. 14 kms
    3. 12 kms
    4. 10 kms
      DIRECTIONS: What will come next in the series.
  • CXDW, EVFU, GTHS, IRJQ ……….
    1. KPLO
    2. KPMO
    3. KPNO
    4. None of the above
  • Select form the following groups the word that does not belong to the group or is different from the rest:
    1. Water
    2. Gasoline
    3. Wind
    4. Cement
  • If INDIA = 125, ENGLAND = 343. Then NEWZELAND =?
    1. 468
    2. 1331
    3. 512
    4. 729
  • Find the odd one out:
    1. Bulb
    2. Torch
    3. Fan
    4. Candle
      DIRECTIONS: This question following a pattern. The answers of first two columns have been arrived at by following some logic. You have to find out the answer of third column following the same logic and select the choice to replace the question mark.
  • UP Question 84
    1. 46
    2. 80
    3. 92
    4. 100
      DIRECTIONS: In the following question select the choice of letters which completes the first word and begins the second. the letters in the bracket end the first word and begin the second.
  • OPTI(……….)RLY:
    1. CALL
    2. MISE
    3. MIST
    4. UMUM
      DIRECTIONS: If “LOVE IS DIVINE” is coded as “OLEV RH WRERMV”, which should be the code for the following words in capital letters. Code for each is to be picked up from answer choices:
  • PETTY:
    1. KVBGG
    2. KBVGG
    3. KVGGB
    4. None of these

DIRECTIONS: (Question No. 87 & 88) in each of the questions below are given three statements following by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

87.  Statements:

  • All pens are house.
  • Some desks are houses
  • All pencils are desks
    Conclusions
  • Some pencils are houses.
  • Some desks are pencils
  • Some pencils are pen
  • No disk is pencil
  • All follow
  • Only either II or IV follows
  • Only either II or III follows
  • None of these

88. Statements

  • Some trains are roads
  • No road is jungle
  • All flowers are jungles
    Conclusions
  • Some trains are flowers
  • Some trains are jungles
  • Some flower are trains
  • No road is flower
  • All flower
  • Only III flower
  • Only IV flower
  • Only II flower

89. Two boys are playing in a circular play ground. Rakesh is standing  at the centre of the   circle and Raju is walking on the circumference in clock wise direction. Rakesh sees Raju to his East when Raju Starts Walking along the circumference. Raju walks 3/4 of circle and stops. Now Rakesh looks Raju. What direction is Rakesh looking:

  • South
  • West
  • North East
  • North

90. Following figures show expenditure by A and B on different items.
UP Question.90
Which conclusion is not correct:

  • ‘A’ Spends more on food than ‘B’
  • ‘B’ Spends equally on Clothes and Rent
  • ‘A’ Spends less on Clothes than ‘B’
  • ‘A’ Spends maximum on Rent

91. A father tells his son, ” I was three times of your present age when you were born.” If the father’s present age is 48 Years, how old was the boy 4 years ago?

  • 16 years
  • 12 years
  • 8 years
  • 6 years

DIRECTIONS : (Question No. 92 to 95) Study the following information carefully to answer these question –
Seven candidates Hema, Seema, Neeraj, Sheela, Neelam, Pawan and Sunita are to be interviewed for selection as trainee officers by different Panels I to VII for different companies T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z  not necessarily in the same order.
Neeraj is Interviewed by panel IV for company ‘T’ Seema is Interviewed by panel III but not for company ‘V’ or ‘W’ Hema is Interviewed for company ‘U’ but not by panel  I or II. Neelam is   Interviewed  by panel VI for Company ‘X’ Panel VII conducts the Interview for company ‘Y’ Sheela is is Interviewed  by panel I but not for company ‘V’. Panel II does not  Interview Pawan.

92. Sheela is is Interviewed  for which company ?

  • T
  • W
  • Z
  • Y

93. Panel II conducts is Interview for which company?

  • Z
  • V
  • Y
  • U

94. Who is is Interviewed  for company Z?

  • Pawan
  • Neelam
  • Seema
  • Sheela

95. Which candidate is is Interviewed by panel V?

  • Pawan
  • Sheela
  • Hema
  • Sunita

96.If ‘A’ is coded as 1, ‘B’ as 3, ‘C’ as  5 and so on, which of the following is the numerical value of the word ‘MAIZE’?

  • 103
  • 79
  • 86
  • 99

97. In the class of Rekha, the boys  are twice than of girls. Rekha ranked 17th from the top. If there are 7 girls ahead  of Rekha and the rank of Rekha is 20th from the last in class , how many girls are after Rekha downward?

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2

98. A bus for ‘Chennai’ leaves every 40minutes from a bus stand. An enquiry clerk told a person that the bus had already left 10minutes ago and the next bus will leave at 10:45 Am. At what time this information was given to the man?

  • 10:25 AM
  • 09:55 AM
  • 10:15 AM
  • 10:35 AM

99. If the first two digits in each number of the following alternatives are interchanged and than the newly formed numbers are arranged in descending order, which number will be second?

  • 652
  • 198
  • 436
  • 563

100.  Among Anand, Vimal, Sunil, Deepak and Hemandra each reaching school at different time, Sunil reaches before Deepak and Anand But Only after Vimal. Hemandra is not the last to reach school. among them reached school last?

  • Hemaendra
  • Deepak
  • Data Inadequate
  • None of these

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