Indian Post Office department conducted an exam for the recruitment of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant 2014. There are about 10,000 job vacancies in Post Office across the country. IPO PA SA exam in North East circle/region was held on 27th April 2014. Many Lakh students were appeared in this exam paper.

We prepared full question paper and answer key for IPO North East test paper. Here you can see and download all 100 questions of Maths, English, Reasoning and General Ability paper.

Postal Assistant North East 2014 Exam Paper with Solution:

  1. Which is the world’s largest stadium?
    1. Strahav Stadium
    2. The Lords
    3. The Oval
    4. The Leads
  2. What is the length of each stump in cricket?
    1. 28 inches
    2. 32 inches
    3. 2 ft
    4. 2(1/2)ft
  3. Which ball has largest diameter?
    (A) Tennis ball    (B) Squash ball    (C) Golf ball  (D)Cricket ball
  4. Who was the only converted Indian Muslim to become the head of the Delhi Sultanate?
    1. Kaikubad
    2. NaisruddinKhusrau Shah
    3. Masud Shah
    4. Qaimurs
  5. Who among the following Mughal Emperors put a ban on consumption of Tobacco?
    (A) Akbar      (B) Jahangir     (C) Aurangzeb   (D) Both (B) and (C)
  6. Ram Mohan Roy was given the title of ‘Raja’ by
    (A) Lord William Bentinck   (B) Akbar Shah II
    (C) Followers of BrahmSamaj     (D) Intellectuals opposing the custom of Sati
  7. Which one of the following is a wild life sanctuary?
    1. Jaldapara
    2. Garumara
    3. Corbett
    4. All of these
  8. Maximum amount of coal in India is used in
    1. railways
    2. steamships
    3. energy resources
    4. iron and steel plants
  9. Acid rain is due to
    1. excess production of coal gas
    2. excess release of CO^2 due to increasing combustions and respiration
    3. excess release of SO^2 and NO^2 from burning fossil fuels.
    4. excess production of gaseous hydrocarbons
  10. Light year is unit of
    (A) time      (B) speed of light    (C) distance   (D) mass
  11. A red flower kept in green light will appear
    1. red
    2. green
    3. white
    4. bluck
  12. Which of the following has not yet been visited by NASA or ESA?
    1. enus
    2. Pluto
    3. Mercury
    4. Titan
  13. An island 15 miles from Mumbai, famous for the statues of Shiva and Parvati. The most striking statue of Trimurti is seen here. Identify the place
    (A) Ellora Caves    (B) Elephanta Caves  (C) Badami Caves    (D) Ajanta Caves
  14. Which of the following states has the highest number of National Parks for protection of wildlife and conservation of biodiversity in India?
    1. MP
    2. UP
    3. Karnataka
    4. Assam
  15. Which of the following country is the new member of International Coffee Organization?
    (A) India               (B) Sri Lanka       (C) Kenya      (D) ietnam
  16. Dr. Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel prize for his work :
    1. Evening song
    2. Morning songs
    3. Gitanjali
    4. Gora
  17. The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is
    1. Nelson Mandela
    2. Martin Luther King
    3. Aurthe Ashe
    4. Toni Morrison
  18. Kabir Puraskar is related to which field?
    1. Sculpture
    2. Culture development
    3. Promotion of communal harmony
    4. Hindi literature
  19. ‘The Naked Face’, a very popular book is written by
    (A) John Milton    (B) Dominique Lapierre     (C) Juan Benet  (D) Sidney Sheldon
  20. Who wrote the book ‘A Passage to India’?
    (A) ) Ruskin Bond    (B) Jawaharlal Nehru    (C) ictor Banerjee   (D) E. M. Forster
  21. Who among the following has authored the book ‘Hind Swaraj’?
    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    2. Mahatma Gandhi
    3. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    4. MG Ranade
  22. Which type of computer could be found in a digital watch?
    1. Mainframe
    2. Super computer
    3. Notebook computer
    4. Embedded computer
  23. Spam is related to
    1. Computer
    2. Art
    3. Music
    4. Game
  24. International voluntary blood donation day is observed on-
    1. November 19
    2. November 24
    3. November 6
    4. None of these
  25. When is International Mother’s Day is observed?
    1. December 11
    2. November 29
    3. 2th  Sunday of May
    4. 2th  Wednesday of October
  26. Find the 4th proportional to 4, 16 and 7.
    1. 28
    2. 29
    3. 22
    4. 25
  27. What will  be the square root of 7921 ?
    1. 89
    2. 87
    3. 37
    4. 47
  28. Find the value of:
    (Wrong Question/Answer – Marks for All)
  1. 11(23/234)
  2. 23(11/234)
  3. 32(49/234)
  4. 49(31/234)
  • Convert 0.27 into a vulgar fraction.
    1. 5/18
    2. 5/19
    3. 7/19
    4. 3/7
  • A sum at simple interest of 13 (1/2)% per annum amounts to ` 3080 in 4 yr. Find the Sum..
    1. Rs1550
    2. Rs1680
    3. RS 2000
    4. Rs1850
  • What total amount will Rani get in 2year if she invests Rs. 5000 to obtain compound interest at the rate of 5% per annum?
    1. Rs5511.50
    2. Rs531250
    3. Rs5542.8.
    4. RS 5512.50
  • (A) Find the value of:
    If 20% of x =90, find x

    1. 350
    2. 450
    3. 250
    4. 550
  • Find the average of the set of scores: 566, 455, 231, 678, 989, 342, and 715.
    (A) 590     (B) 555     (C) 568     (D) 513
  • A person buys an article for Rs. 600 and sells it for Rs. 750. Find his profit/loss.
    (A) Rs. 200 loss
    (B) Rs. 500 profit
    (C) Rs. 150 profit
    (D) Rs. 150 loss
  • After how many years will Rs. 3375 become Rs. 4096 at 6 (2/3) % per annum compound interest?
    (A) 4 year     (B) 2 year    (C) 21/ years    (D) 3 years
  • The population of a town is 126800. It increase by 15% in the 1st year and decreases by 20% in the 2nd year. what is the population of the town at the end of 2nd year?
    1. 174984
    2. 135996
    3. 116656
    4. 145820
  • The mean of five numbers is 18. If one number is excluded, their mean is 16. The excluded number is :
    1. 25
    2. 26
    3. 27
    4. 30
  • A sofa set carrying a sale price of Rs.5000 is sold at a discount of 4%, thereby gaining 20%. The trader’s cost price of the sofa set is
    1. Rs. 3000
    2. Rs. 2250
    3. Rs.4000
    4. Rs.40500
  • If an angle is its own complementary angle, then its measure is
    1. 30º
    2. 45º
    3. 60º
    4. 90º
  • Find the sum of place and face values of 8 in 43836.
    1. 88
    2. 808
    3. 880
    4. 888
  • Aarti can do a piece of work in 6 days. In how many days will she complete the three works of same type ?
    1. 18 days
    2. 21 days
    3. 3 days
    4. 6 days
  • A car covers 300 km in 15 hr. Find the speed of the car.
    1. 20 km/hr
    2. 105 km/hr
    3. 101 km/hr
    4. 108 km/hr
  • 51% of a number is 714. What is 28% of that number?
    1. 351
    2. 378
    3. 392
    4. 364
  • P and Q can finish a work in 30 days. They worked at it for 10 days and then Q left. The remaining work is done by P alone in 20 more days. How long will P take to finish the work alone?
    1. 30 days
    2. 20 days
    3. 60 days
    4. 50 days
  • The ratio of the speeds of A and B is 3: 4, A takes 20 min more than the time taken by B to reach a particular place. Find the time taken by A and B respectively to reach that place.
    (A) 40 min and 30 min       (B) 80 min and 60 min        (C) 90 min and 45 min   (D) 90 min and 50 min
  • If 70% of a number is equal to three-fifth of another number, what is the ratio between the 1st and the 2nd numbers, respectively?
    1. 7 : 6
    2. 6 : 7
    3. 3 : 7
    4. 7 : 3
  • Find the value of:
    (v’65025)²= (?)²

    1. 60.025
    2. 32512.5
    3. 255
    4. 510
  • After measuring 120 metres of a rope, it was discovered that the metre rod was 3cm longer. The true  length of the rope measured is:
    1. 116 m 40 cm
    2. 121 m 20 cm
    3. 123 m
    4. 123 m60 cm
  • Fine the value of:
    4+4.44+44.4+4.04+444+?
    ( Wrong Question/Answer – Marks for All)
    (A) 472.88            (B) 495.22        (C) 500.88     (D) 577.2
  • A sum of money becomes 9 times in 20 years. Find the 10 times of rate of interest.
    1. 350%
    2. 45%
    3. 400%
    4. 250%
  • On the basis of the given sentence pick out the correct sentence converted in Past Tense from the given options :
    They do not trust in God.

    1. They trusted in God
    2. They did not trust in God
    3. They did not trusted in God
    4. They did not trusted in God
  • On the basis of the given sentence pick out the correct sentence converted in Negative from the given options :
    The servant brings a basket.

    1. The servant is not bringing a basket
    2. The servant shall not bring a basket
    3. The servant will bring a basket
    4. The servant does not bring a basket
  • Antonym for :
    SEPARATE
    (A) amalgamate        (B) lonely           (C) operate            (D) none of these
  • Antonym for :
    BELLOW
    (A) whisper                (B) tout             (C) stupor             (D) above
  • Find the synonym of :
    SECURE
    (A) Secret                   (B) Comfortable (C) Safe                 (D) Independent
  • Find the synonym of:
    BUFF
    (A) Slave                      (B) Enthusiast    (C) Clown             (D) Simpleton
  • Find out which part of the sentence has an error. If there is no mistake, the answer is (D).
    This display (A) / the (B) / remarkable variety. (C) / No error (D)
  • Find out which part of the sentence has an error. If there is no mistake, the answer is (D).
    Was it him (A) / who got injured (B) / in an accident this morning. (C) / No error (D)
  • Analogies for :
    SATURATED : WET ::
    (A) acid : acidic        (B) distant : faraway
    (C) damp : drenched (D)  arid : dry
  • Analogies for :
    MAMMAL : COW ::
    (A) woods : tree    (B) school : fish     (C)reptile : snake      (D) wings : bird
  • Choose the option that describes the meaning of the following idioms and phrases :
    End in smoke :

    1. bear no fruit  
    2. produce good results
    3. benefit the poor and downtrodden
    4. motivate to produce
  • Choose the option that describes the meaning of the following idioms and phrases :
    To get into hot waters :

    1. to suffer a financial loss
    2. to be impatient
    3. to get into trouble
    4. to be in a confused state of mind
  • Fill in the blank with appropriate given option:
    …….Owl is a unlucky bird.

    1. a
    2. an
    3. the
    4. that
  • Fill in the blank with appropriate given option:
    Why are you making .………. noise?

    1. a
    2. an
    3. the
    4. that
  • Choose the most suitable preposition :
    They were horrified.…………the sight.

    1. on
    2. at
    3. over
    4. into
  • Find out the error part of the following sentence :
    He was looking impatient (A)/ at the unwanted visitor (B)/ who showed (C)/ no signs of leaving the room. (D)
  • Complete the sentence with one of the word or phrase :
    …………………………….he looked, the health inspector found grease and grime.

    1. Everywhere
    2. Whenever
    3. As if
    4. Anywhere
  • Choose the most suitable preposition :
    He is confident….his success.
    (A) of                   (B)for                (C) about              (D) towards
  • Choose the most suitable preposition :
    A man is angry….a person; he may be angry…a thing.
    (A) At; with    (B) with; on     (C) with; at     (D) with; of
  • Find out the error part of the following sentence :
    I came directly (A)/ to my residence (B)/ from the airport. (C)/ No error (D)
  • Find out the error part of the following sentence :
    Although he is usually (A)/ rude with everyone (B)/ he behaved nice with (C)/ all of us today. (D)
  • Fill in the blanks with appropriate conjunction :
    What is ………. dog called?

    1. him
    2. her
    3. them
    4. you
  • Fill in the blanks with appropriate conjunction :
    I have got two cars. They are ………. brown.

    1. both
    2. all
    3. neither
    4. either
  • In the following question identify the correct sentence/s.
    (I) She has a fair chance of winning the first prize.
    (II) Fair weather is forecasted for tomorrow.
    (III) There’s a fair on at the park this very week.
    (IV) Don’t forget to wind down your watch.
    (A) I only       (B)I and III         (C) I, II and III         (D) None of the above are correct
  • I and III (C) I, II and III (D) None of the above are correct
    (I) The top brass of an organization is often in the habit of rewarding itself, regardless of the performance of the organization.
    (II) It is impossible to be both brainy and beautiful at the same time.
    (III) Managers don’t pay enough attention to the people who work for them.
    (IV ) Large businesses succeed by destroying small businesses.
    (A) All of the above     (B) II, III and I      (C) I, II and I     (D) I only
  • Find the missing number :
    64 : ? :: 72 : 53
    (A) 44                   (B) 54                 (C) 52               (D) 70
  • In the following question, four positions of the same dice have been shown. Which number is on the opposite surface of number 3?
    NE - question 76

    1. 4
    2. 6
    3. 5
    4. 1
  • On the basis of two figures of dice, what number will be on the opposite face of number 5?
    NE - question 77

    1. 1
    2. 3
    3. 4
    4. 5
  • Choose the correct mirror image from the alternatives (A), (B), (C) and (D) of the figure given on left side.
    NE - question 78
  • Choose the correct mirror image from the alternatives (A), (B), (C) and (D) of the figure given on left side.
    NE - question 79
  • Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary:
    (1) Inhabit   (2) Ingenious   (3) Inherit   (4) Influence   (5) Infatuation

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    2. 5, 4, 1, 2, 3
    3. 4, 5, 2, 1, 3
    4. 5, 4, 2, 1, 3
  • In the following question, which one of alternatives figure will complete the given figure pattern?
    NE - question 81
    Answer-B
  • Introducing a girl, Vipin said, “Her mother is the only daughter of my mother-in-law.” How is Vipin related to that girl?
    (A) Uncle      (B) Father     (C) ) Brother   (D) Husband
  • A told B, “Yesterday I met the only brother of the daughter of my grandmother.” Whom did A meet ?
    1. Brother
    2. Nephew
    3. Son
    4. Father
  • Find the missing number in the series.
    6, 12, 21, ? 48

    1. 38
    2. 40
    3. 45
    4. 33
  • Which one of the Answer Figure shall complete the given problem Figure ?
    NE - question 85
    Answer- B
  • A water tank is 3/5 full. After 12 gallons are poured out, the tank is 1/3 full. When the tank is full, how many gallons of water does it hold?
    1. 25
    2. 35
    3. 42
    4. 45
  • In the following question, which one of alternatives figure will complete the given figure pattern?
    NE - question 87
    Answer-B
  • In each of the following questions, a series is given, with one term is missing. Choose the correct alternate from the given ones that will complete the series. (Wrong Question/Answer – Marks for All)
    14, 19, 29, 49, 89…………?

    1. 139
    2. 149
    3. 159
    4. 169
  • From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word: MISFORTUNE
    1. FORT
    2. TURN
    3. SOFT
    4. ROAM
  • In the following question, select the missing number from the given responses:
    NE - question 90

    1. 58
    2. 51
    3. 65
    4. 64
  • Find the missing number :
    ? : 63 :: 96 : 26

    1. 12
    2. 9
    3. 18
    4. 15
  • In the following question, select the missing number from the given responses.(Wrong Question/Answer – Marks for All)
    NE - question 93

    1. 40
    2. 48
    3. 50
    4. 36
  • M is the Son of P. Q is the Grand Daughter of O, who is the husband of P. How is M related to O?
    (A) Son      (B) Daughter     (C) Mother     (D) Father
  • In the following question, which one of the four Answer Figures on the right should come after the Problem Figures on the left, if the sequence is to continue?
    NE - question 94
    Answer-C
  • In the following question, which one of the four Answer Figures on the right should come after the Problem Figures on the left, if the sequence is to continue?
    NE - question 95
    Answer- D
  • Find the answer choice which gives the same relation as is found between the 2 terms to the left of the sign?
    ACBD : EFGH :: RTSU 😕

    1. UXYW
    2. VXWY
    3. RS
    4. SRVT
  • Select the related letters from the given alternatives.
    (Wrong Question/Answer – Marks for All)
    CFIL : ORUX : : GDJM 😕
    (A) HJLN      (B) NQST    (C) PSVY      (D) RTVX
  • Select the related letters from the given alternatives.
    BEHK : Y SP : : DGJM : ?

    1. JGDA
    2. ROLI
    3. WTQN
    4. ZWTQ
  • In the given question, select the missing number from the given response.   (Wrong Question/Answer – Marks for All)
    NE - question 100
    (A) 127     (B) 31       (C) 217      (D) 328

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