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Part-I: General Intelligence

Question Nos. 1 to 4
Directions: Select the missing number from the given responses.

  1. Q. 1
    (a) 54
    (b) 78
    (c) 34
    (d) 24
  2. Q. 2
    (a) 4
    (b) 2
    (c) 16
    (d) 32
  3. Q. 3
    (a) 11
    (b) 10
    (c) 7
    (d) 4
  4.  5     6             7             8
    10     18           21           40
    7       9             10           ?
    (a) 13
    (b) 11
    (c) 20
    (d) 15

Questions Nos. 5 to 7
Directions: A series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

  1.  127, 131, 139, ? , 151, 157, 163, 167.
    (a) 141
    (b) 143
    (b) 147
    (d) 149
  2. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, ?, 13, 21
    (a) 6
    (b) 8
    (c) 7
    (d) 9
  3. 361, ?, 169, 121, 49, 25.
    (a) 289
    (b) 196
    (c) 256
    (d) 324

Questions Nos. 8 to 16
Find the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

  1. (a) aacdff
    (b) ggjjkk
    (c) mmopqq
    (d) qqstuu
  2. (a) 6
    (b) 15
    (c) 12
    (d) 17
  3. (a) 853
    (b) 734
    (c) 532
    (d) 751
  4. (a) Solid
    (b) Plump
    (c) Fathom
    (d) Thick
  5. (a) Whim
    (b) Quirk
    (c) Caprice
    (d) Foible
  6. (a) FUEV
    (b) QPSR
    (c) VUXW
    (d) YXWV
  7. (a) RQP
    (b) HGF
    (c) NPR
    (d) DCB
  8. (a) IJKL
    (b) PONM
    (c) HGFE
    (d) DCBA
  9. 3463
    (b) 5725
    (c) 6514
    (d) 8948
  10. Arrange the following words as per the reverse order in a dictionary.
    1. Multitude      2. Multinational        3. Multiplier                        4. Multinomial   5. Multilingual
    (a) 13425
    (b) 54321
    (c) 45321
    (d) 13245

Question Nos. 18 to 20
Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

  1. Oopqop_qoo_qo_oqo_pq
    (a) opop
    (b) poop
    (c) oppo
    (d) pop
  2. _ _ babbba_a_ _
    (a) babbb
    (b) baaab
    (c) ababb
    (d) bbaba
  3. a_baa_baa_ba
    (a) bab
    (b) bbb
    (c) bba
    (d) aab
  4. Directions: Which conclusion is true respect to the given statements
    All squares are rectangles.
    2. All rectangles are polygons.
    (a) Square is polygon
    (b) Square is not a rectangle
    (c) Square is not a polygon
    (d) Square is a rectangle and polygon.
  5. A piece of paper is folded and cut as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures, indicate how it will appear when opened.
    Q. 22
    Option (D) is correct Answer 

Question Nos. 23 to 31
Directions: Select the related word/ letters/ number from the given alternatives.

  1. Vacation: Holiday::Vocations:?
    (a) Money
    (b) Career
    (c) Degree
    (d) Pleasure
  2. 32:28::160:?
    (a) 80
    (b) 120
    (c) 140
    (d) 110
    (a) FUDGOH
    (b) EVFGOF
    (c) EUDGOH
    (d) FVDGPH
  4. FE:HG::ML:?
    (a) QP
    (b) PO
    (c) ON
    (d) JI
  5. √AFI:13::√DDA:?
    (a) 21
    (b) 24
    (c) 22
    (d) 12
  6. Perch: Fresh Water:: ? : Salt water
    (a) Crocodile
    (b) Snake
    (c) Cod
    (d) Frog
  7. 196:256::?:400
    (a) 144
    (b) 452
    (c) 324
    (d) 204
  8. 414::636::325:?
    (a) 414
    (b) 222
    (c) 636
    (d) 547
  9. Eyes: Tears:: ____ : ____
    (a) Hunger : Bread
    (b) Sea : Water
    (c) Heart: Artery
    (d) Volcano: Lava
  10. Six faces of the dice are A,B,C,D,E and F. A is adjacent to B. B is adjacent to D but not C. E is adjacent to D and F. What is the side opposite to A?
    (a) C
    (b) F
    (c) D
    (d) E
  11. Ali had ₹ 320. He spent 3/4 of it to but a watch. Of the remainder, he used 1/8 of it to buy a pen. How much money is left?
    (a) 70
    (b) 120
    (c) 90
    (d) 100
  12. Karan has a brother ‘Prem’ and a sister ‘Neesha’. Karan’s wife is ‘Naj’ and has a daughter ‘naksha’. Naksha got married with Neesha’s one Akbar and has a baby girl ‘Riya. What is relation between ‘Naksha’ and Neesha’?
    (a) Niece and Aunt
    (b) Mother and grand
    (c) Sister
    (d) Mother and daughter
  13. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure?
    Q. 35
    Option (C) is correct

Questions Nos. 36 to 37
From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word:

  1. Correspondence
    (a) Correspond
    (b) Condense
    (c) Respondent
    (d) Respond
  2. Calculate
    (a) Cat
    (b) Team
    (c) Tea
    (d) Late
  3. If ‘Stress’ is coded as Rtress. Then ‘Pulse’ will be coded as-
    (a) Fulse
    (b) Rulse
    (c) Qulse
    (d) Oulse
  4. If ARMS equal 1234 then MARS will equal to:
    (a) 4213
    (b) 4321
    (c) 1243
    (d) 3124
  5. If Sita walks 10 km towards West, then turned towards South and walked 10 km, then turned East walked 10 km, and turned North walked 10 km. How far she is from starting point?
    (a) 0 km
    (b) 40 km
    (c) 20 Km
    (d) 10 Km
  6. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among classes given below:
    Social Science, History and Geography
    Q. 41
    Option (D) is correct 
  7. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-2 are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, e.g., ‘M’ can be represented by 01, 10 etc., and ‘R’ can be represented by 58,85 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘NOW’
    Q. 42
    (a) 86, 58, 11
    (b) 55, 78, 11
    (c) 95, 55, 34
    (d) 95, 67, 02
  8. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary
    1.Silt   2. Silicon   3. Silicate     4. Silken
    (a) 2143
    (b) 4132
    (b) 3241
    (d) 1432
  9. From the given answer figures, select the one in which the question figure is hidden/embedded.
    Q. 44
    Option (C) is correct
  10. If + stands for division; x stands for addition; – stands for multiplication, ÷ stands for subtraction, Which of the following is correct?
    a. 25×3-7÷8+12=18
    b. 25+3×7-8÷12=10.89
    c. 25-3÷7×8+12=132
    (a) c
    (b) b
    (c) d
    (d) a
  11. Directions: In the question two statements are given each followed by two conclusions, I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.
    Some clerks are poor;
    2. A is poor.
    I. A is clerk
    II. A has a large family.
    (a) Both conclusion I and II
    (b) Both conclusion I and II
    (c) Only Conclusion follow
    (d) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II 
  12. Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following in ascending order?
    1.Atom 2. Matter 3. Molecule         4.electron
    (a) 3142
    (b) 4132
    (c) 1234
    (d) 3412
  13. If a mirror is placed on the line RS, then which of the answer figure is the right image of the given figure?
    Q. 48
    Option (C) is correct
  14. Laxmi went 10 km to the West from my house, then turned left walked 20 kms. She then turned East and walked 25 kms & finally turning left covered 20 kms. How far was she from my house?
    (a) 5kms
    (b) 10 kms
    (c) 40 kms
    (d) 15 kms
  15. Insert the arithmetical operations in the following numerical figure-
    (a) ++
    (b) x+
    (c) +-
    (d) xx


Part-II: English Language

Questions Nos. 51 to 60
Directions: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
Passage: Past (i) us in understanding our present world in a (ii) better way. If we know (iii) our ancestors lived or (iv) the wars were waged, we can understand the today’s world (v) and get ideas for a (vi) future, what appears to (vii) as wrong today could have been right (viii). It is also interesting to know how (ix) in the past (x) the life of humans.

  1. (a) (i)-help
    (b) (i)-helps
    (c) (i)-helped
    (d) (i)-is helping
  2. (a) (ii)-more
    (b) (ii)-just
    (c) (ii)- much
    (d) (ii)-most
  3. (a) (iii)-how
    (b) (iii)-where
    (c) (iii)-why
    (d) (iii)-when
  4. (a) (iv)-which
    (b) (iv)-when
    (c) (iv)-why
    (d) (iv)-how
  5. (a) (v)-well
    (b) (v)-best
    (c) (v)-betterment
    (d) (v)-better
  6. (a) (vi)-fairest
    (b) (vi)-fairy
    (c) (vi)-fair
    (d) (vi)-fairer
  7. (a) (vii)-they
    (b) (vii)-us
    (c) (vii)-him
    (d) (vii)-them
  8. (a) (viii)-earliest
    (b) (viii)-later
    (c) (viii)-early
    (d) (viii)-earlier
  9. (a) (ix)-inventions
    (b) (ix)-inventors
    (c) (ix)-adventures
    (d) (ix)-inventing
  10. (a) (x)-improves
    (b) (x)-improve
    (c) (x)-improved
    (d) (x)-improvement

Questions Nos. 61 to 64
Select parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and blacked the circle corresponding to the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, blacken the circle corresponding to “No Error” option in the Answer Sheet.

  1. When the workers threatened to go on a strike, the mill owner declared a lay off on his mill.
    (a) No error
    (b) declared a lay off on is mill
    (c) go on a strike, the mill owner
    (d) threatened to
  2. The people gathered at the funeral to pay respect.
    (a) The people gathered
    (b) to pay respect
    (c) at the funeral
    (d) No error
  3. Iodine deficiency is an easy and inexpensive nutrient disorder to prevent.
    (a) No error
    (b) nutrient disorder to prevent
    (c) is an easy and inexpensive
    (d) Iodine deficiency
  4. Whoever assumes his statement true is foolish.
    (a) is foolish
    (b) No error
    (c) his statement true
    (d) Whoever assumes




Questions Nos. 65 to 68
Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Desultory
    (a) Diminish
    (b) Forsake
    (c) Frungal
    (d) Random
  2. Jealous
    (a) Greedy
    (b) Lustful
    (c) Envious
    (d) Proud
  3. Quest
    (a) Search
    (b) Decision
    (c) Test
    (d) Trial
  4. Diligent
    (a) Energetic
    (b) Modest
    (c) Intelligent
    (d) Industrious

Questions Nos. 69 to 72
 Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each questions. Choose the correct alternative out the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle in the Answer Sheet.

  1. The cold breath of autumn had __ the ivy leaves from the vine and the branches remained almost bare.
    (a) stricken
    (b) strucked
    (c) strike
    (d) striking
  2. You take a decision. The ball is in ____ now.
    (a) your net
    (b) your court
    (c) your pocket
    (d) your garden
  3. We can ____ right and wrong.
    (a) distinguished for
    (b) distinguish between
    (c) distinguish from
    (d) distinguish by
  4. He is a man _____ simplicity.
    (a) child
    (b) childish.
    (c) childlike
    (d) Childless

Questions Nos. 73 to 76
Directions: Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Defile
    (a) purify
    (b) yield
    (c) describe
    (d) repair
  2. Desist
    (a) hope
    (b) assign
    (c) continue
    (d) request
  3. Sterile
    (a) fertile
    (b) infertile
    (c) barren
    (d) dense
  4. Prudent
    (a) miserly
    (b) foolish
    (c) careless
    (d) strange

Question Nos. 77 to 80.
Directions: Out of the four alternatives, Choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Introductory part or lines to a discourse or play
    (a) Monologue
    (b) Epilogue
    (c) Blurb
    (d) Prologue
  2. A handsome man
    (a) Tycoon
    (b) Adonis
    (c) Debonair
    (d) Cavalier
  3. International damage to arrest production
    (a) Modus Operandi
    (b) Nemesis
    (c) Sangfroid
    (d) Sabotage
  4. A cinema show held in the afternoon.
    (a) Entertainment
    (b) Play
    (c) Matinee
    (d) Premiere

Question Nos. 81 to 84
Four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. To take after
    (a) to write down
    (b) to resemble
    (c) to cheat
    (d) to remove
  2. The jury is out
    (a) No decision has been reached
    (b) The jury has taken a break between hearings
    (c) The entire jury decides to stay out of the
    (d) A jury member is absent.
  3. Have a finger in every pie
    (a) to be efficient
    (b)to be greedy
    (c) to be meddlesome
    (d) to be quarrelsome
  4. She paid a flying visit to Mumbai to see her ailing father.
    (a) a surprise visit
    (b) a very long visit
    (c) a very short visit
    (d) went by aeroplane

Questions Nos. 85 to 88
The 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/passage is split into four parts and names P, Q, R, S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence/Passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer and indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Glorious tributes were paid
    P. who, after fighting a battle with cancer,
    Q. the original superstar of Bollywood
    R. passed away last month
    S. to the legendary Rajesh Khanna.
    6. At his residence in Mumbai.
    (a) SRPQ
    (b) SQPR
    (c) QSPR
    (d) SQRP
  2. Though the government
    P. the growth of population
    Q. has undertaken a series of plans
    R. and for raising the standard of living of the people
    S. for economic development
    6. Has upset all the plants
    (a) SRQP
    (b) QSRP
    (c) SPQR
    (d) QPRS
  3. What given some persons
    P. torturing physical pain
    Q. after experiencing
    R. after the loss of a precious loved one
    S. the power to fight on after day?
    (a) PQRS
    (b) PSQR
    (c) PQSR
    (d) SRQP
  4. A volcano is an opening or rupture in a planet’s surface.
    P. Erupting volcanoes can pose many hazards.
    Q. This opening allows magma ash and gases to escape from below the surface.
    R. Volcanic ash can be a threat to aircraft.
    S. Volcanoes are generally found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging.
    6. Historically, so-called volcanic winters have caused catastrophic famines.
    (a) SQRP
    (b) QSPR
    (c) SPQR
    (d) RSPQ

Question Nos. 89 to 92
Four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word and mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. (a) Ingenous
    (b) Ingenious
    (c) Ingenius
    (d) Ingeneous
  2. (a) Pleagiarist
    (b) Plagiarist
    (c) Plagraist
    (d) Plagearist
  3. (a) Acomodation
    (b) Accommodation
    (c) Accomodation
    (d) Acommodation
  4. (a) Purritaniccal
    (b) Puritannical
    (c) Puritanical
    (d) Purritanical

Questions Nos. 93 to 96
Directions: A sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed choose “No Improvement”.

  1. I’m really sorry but I haven’t got much money myself
    (a) I’m really sorry but I not have much money myself
    (b) I’m really sorry but I have very money myself.
    (c) I’m really sorry I have lesser money myself.
    (d) No improvement
  2. Both of them are good, but this is the best of the two.
    (a) good
    (b) No improvement
    (c) better
    (d) much better
  3. He said, ‘Let the show begins’
    (a) No Improvement
    (b) ‘Let the show begin’
    (c) ‘Let the show begin’
    (d) ‘Let the show to begin
  4. The museum’s collection includes artefacts date back to prehistoric times.
    (a) date backs to
    (b) No improvement
    (c) dating back to
    (d) date back to

Question Nos,.97 to 98
: A sentence has been given in direct/ Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct and mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. My brother told me that he would buy me a notepad the next day.
    (a) My brother said to me, “I would buy you notepad tomorrow.”
    (b) My brother “ I am going to buy you a notepad tomorrow.”
    (c) My brother said to me, “I will be buying you a notepad tomorrow.”
    (d) My brother said to me. “I shall buy you a notepad tomorrow.”
  2. The peon said to his officer. “Please forgive me”.
    (a) The peon requested his officer to forgive him.
    (b) The peon told his officer please forgive him
    (c) The peon requested his officer that her forgive him
    (d) The peon said to his officer that he should forgive him

Question Nos. 99 to 100
A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice and mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. Take the medicine.
    (a) Let the medicine be taken
    (b) The medicine must take you,
    (c) The medicine is to be taken by you
    (d) You are requested to take the medicine.
  2. I cannot trust him any more.
    (a) He may not be trusted by me any more
    (b) He cannot be trusted by me any more
    (c) He cannot trust by me any more
    (d) He could not be trusted by me any more


Part-III Quantitative Aptitude

  1. If p3-q3=(p-q){(p-q)2-xpq}, then find the value of x is
    (a) -1
    (b) -3
    (c) 1
    (d) 3
  2. Simon purchased a bicycle for ₹ 6810 He had paid a VAT of 13.5%. The list price of the bicycle was:
    (a) ₹ 6140
    (b) ₹ 6696.50
    (c) ₹ 6000
    (d) ₹ 5970.50
  3. A circle touches the four sides of a quadrilateral ABCD.
    The value of (AB+CD)/CB+DA is equal to:
    (a) 1
    (b) 1/2
    (c) 1/3
    (d) 1/4
  4. The radius of a hemispherical bowl is 6 cm. The capacity of the bowl is (Take p=22/7)
    (a) 345.53 cm3
    (b) 452.57 cm3
    (c) 495.51 cm3
    (d) 452 cm2
  5. In a business A and C invested amounts in the ratio 2:1, whereas A and B invested amounts in the ratio 3:2. If their annual profit be ₹ 157300, then B’s share in the profit is:
    (a) ₹ 24200
    (b) ₹ 48400
    (c) ₹ 48000
    (d) ₹ 36300
  6. TF is a tower with F on the ground. The angle of elevation of T from A is x0 such that tan xo=2/5 and AF=200m. The angle of elevation of T from a nearer point B is yo with BF=80m. The value yo is;
    (a) 30o
    (b) 60o
    (c) 45o
    (d) 75o
  7. A students goes to school at the rate of 5/2 km/hr and reaches 6 minutes late. If he travels at the speed of 3 km/hr he is 10 minutes early. What is the distance to the school?
    (a) 13/4 km
    (b) 4 km
    (c) 7/2 km
    (d) 1 km
  8. The sum of the perfect square between 120 and 300 is:
    (a) 1400
    (b) 1024
    (c) 1296
    (d) 1204
  9. If A,B,C are the angles of a D ABC then the following is equal to;
    Sin ((B-C)/2)
    (a) sec B/2
    (b) sec A/2
    (c) cos A/2
    (d) cosec A/2


Question Nos. 110  to 113
The following tables shows the world production of steel in 1920-1927. Study the table and answer the question.

Year 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927
Production (in million Tons) 71.30 43.15 67.66 76.23 77.23 88.93 91.75 100.17
  1. The production of steel in the year 1924 and 1925 to that of 1923 and 1927 is:
    (a) 2005:2077
    (b) 2205:2007
    (c) 2077:2205
    (d) 2205:2077
  2. The average production of steel is:
    (a) 76.09
    (b) 77.10
    (c) 75.13
    (d) 74.07
  3. The difference of the production of steel in the year 1923 and 1924. Then the value of x is approximately:
    (a) .001
    (b) 1
    (c) .1
    (d) .01
  4. The number of years during which the company has its production less than the average production during 1920-1927 is approximately:
    (a) 6
    (b) 2
    (c) 3
    (d) 4
  5. If sinQ +cos Q =√2 sin (90o -Q) then cot Q is equal to:
    (a) √2-1
    (b) √2
    (c) √2+1
    (d) 0
  6. A and B can do a piece of work in 15 days. B and C can do the same work in 10 days and A and C can do the same in 12 days. Time taken by A, B and C together to do the job is:
    (a) 4 days
    (b) 9 days
    (c) 5 days
    (d) 8 days
  7. AB is the diameter of a circle with centre O. P be a point on it. If ∠POA=120o. Then, ∠PBO=?
    (a) 50o
    (b) 120o
    (c) 45o
    (d) 60o
  8. The mean high temperature of the first four days of a week is 25oc whereas the mean of the last four days is 25.5oc then the temperature of the 4th day is:
    (a) 25oc
    (b) 25.2oc
    (c) 25.6oc
    (d) 25.5oc

Question Nos. 118 to 122
The pie chart shows how the school funds is spent under different heads in a certain school. Using the pie chart answer and questions.
Q. 118 to 122

  1. Which head uses 25% of the funds?
    (a) Sports
    (b) Art and Craft
    (c) Library
    (d) Misc
  2. Which head has the maximum expenditure?
    (a) Art & Craft
    (b) Library
    (c) Sports
    (d) Science
  3. What percentage of the total expense in spent on library?
    (a) 24
    (b) 20
    (c) 16.6
    (d) 24.3
  4. What is the ratio of expenditure on sports to that on art and craft?
    (a) 1:4
    (b) 4:3
    (c) 2:1
    (d) 1:1
  5. Which heads have the same amount of expenditure?
    (a) Science and Misc
    (b) Misc and Library
    (c) Sports and Science
    (d) Library and Science
  6. Each side of a cube is decreased by 25%. Find the ratio of the volumes of the original cube and the resulting cube.
    (a) 8:1
    (b) 64:27
    (c) 64:1
    (d) 27:64
  7. For real a, b, c if a2+b2+c2 = ab+bc+ca, the value of (a+b)/c
    (a) 3
    (b) 1
    (c) 2
    (d) 0
  8. The value of the following is:
    (tan 20°)²/(cosec 70°)² + (cot 20°)² / (sec 70°)² +2tan 15°.tan 45°. tan 75°
    (a) 4
    (b) 2
    (c) 1
    (d) 3
  9. There is 10% loss if an article is sold at Rs. 270. Then the cost price of the article is:
    (a) Rs. 320
    (b) Rs. 270
    (c) Rs.300
    (d) Rs.250
  10. If x+y=2a, then the value of a/(x-a) + a/ (y-a) is
    (a) 2
    (b) 0
    (c) 1
    (d) -1
  11. The base of a right prism is a trapezium whose length of two parallel sides are 10 cm and 6 cm and distance between them is 5cm. If the height of the prism is 8 cm, its volume is:
    (a) 310 cm³
    (b) 300.5cm³
    (c) 300 cm³
    (d) 320 cm³
  12. On what sum of money will the difference between simple interest and compound interest for 2 years at 5% per annum be equal to 63?(a) Rs.25,200
    (b) Rs.24,600
    (c) Rs. 25,500
    (d) Rs. 24,800

  13. If (x/3)+(3/x)=1 then the value of x³ is?
    (a) -27
    (b) 1
    (c) 27
    (d) 0

  14. The ratio of two numbers is 3:4 and their LCM is 120. The sum of numbers is:
    (a) 140
    (b) 35
    (c) 70
    (d) 105
  15. A hemisphere and a cone have equal bases. If their heights are also equal, then the ratio of their curved surfaces will be:
    (a) 1:2
    (b) 1:√2
    (c) √2:1
    (d) 1
  16. A shop of electronic goods is closed on Monday. The average sales per day for remaining six days of a week is Rs.15640 and the average sale of Tuesday to Saturday is Rs.14124. The sales on Sunday is:
    (a) Data inadequate
    (b) Rs.21704
    (c) Rs.23220
    (d) Rs.20188
  17. 9x²+25-30x can be expressed as the square of:
    (c) 3x²-25
    (d) 3x+5
  18. AB and AC are tangents to a circle with centre O. A is the external point of the circle. The line AO intersect the chord BC at D. The measure of the ∠BDO is:
    (a) 75°
    (b) 45°
    (c) 90°
    (d) 60°
  19. Let ABC be an equilateral triangle and AD perpendicular to BC. Then AB²+BC²+CA²=?
    (a) 3AD²
    (b) 5AD²
    (c) 4AD²
    (d) 2AD²
  20. A man buys a TV priced at Rs. 16000. He pays Rs. 4000 at once and the rest after 15 months on which he is charged a simple interest at the rate of 12% per year. The total amount he pays for the TV is:
    (a) Rs. 17,800
    (b) Rs.18,200
    (c) Rs. 17,200
    (d) Rs. 16,800
  21. The total discount on Rs. 1860 due after a certain time at 5% is Rs. 60. find the time after which it is due:
    (a) 9 months
    (b) 10 months
    (c) 8 months
    (d) 7 months
  22. The difference between the greatest and the least four digit numbers that begins with 3 and ends with 5 is:
    (a) 990
    (b) 900
    (c) 909
    (d) 999
  23. What is the position of the circumcentre of an obtuse-angled triangle?
    (a) It lies inside the triangle.
    (b) It is the mid point of the largest side.
    (c) It lies outside the triangle
    (d) It is vertex opposite to the largest side.
  24. D and E are mid-points of sides AB and AC respectively of the ΔABC. A line drawn from A meets BC at H and DE at K.
    (a) 1:3
    (b) 2:1
    (c) 1:2
    (d) 1:1
  25. If  √33=5.745, then the value of the following is approximately:
    (a) 6.32
    (b) 2.035
    (c) 1
    (d) 0.5223
  26. (sin 47°/cos 43°)²+(cos 43°/sin 47°)²-4 cos²45°
    (a) 1/2
    (b) -1
    (c) 1
    (d) 0
  27. The greatest four digit number which is exactly divisible by each one of the numbers 12, 18, 21 and 28.
    (a)  9828
    (b) 9928
    (c) 9882
    (d) 9288
  28. Toe number of pair of positive integers whose sum is 99 and HCF is 9 is:
    (a) 2
    (b) 4
    (c) 3
    (d) 5
  29. 50% of a number when added to 50 is equal to the number. The number is:
    (a) 150
    (b) 75
    (c) 50
    (d) 100
  30. A train passes an electricla pole in 20 seconds and passes a platform 250 m long in 45 seconds. Find the length of the train:
    (a) 400m
    (b) 250m
    (c) 200m
    (d) 300m
  31. An epidemic broke out in a village in which 5% of the populatin died. Of the remaining, 20% fled our of panic. If the present populatin is 4655, then the population of the village originally was:
    (a) 5995
    (b) 6125
    (c) 6000
    (d) 5955
  32. A pipe can fill a tank in 24hrs. Due to a leakage in the botom, it is filled in 36 hrs. If the tank is half full, how much time will the leak take to take to empty the tank?
    (a) 24 hrs
    (b) 72 hrs
    (c) 36 hrs
    (d) 48 hrs
  33. The difference betwenn simple interest and the true discount on Rs.2400 due 4 years hence at 5% per annum simple interest is:
    (a) Rs. 50
    (b) Rs. 30
    (c) Rs. 70
    (d) Rs. 80
                                        Part IV: General Awareness
  1. Dry ice is the solid form of
    (a) Carbon-di-oxide
    (b) Water
    (c) Air
    (d) Nitrogen
  2. Which one of the following wood is used in making cricket bats?
    (a) Cedrus deodara
    (b) Salix purpurea
    (c) Linum usitatissimum
    (d) Morus alba
  3. What is the ‘Talcher’ important for?
    (a) Cable industry
    (b) Heavy water plant
    (c) Hydro-electricity generation
    (d) Atomic reactor
  4. Who is the founder of the concept “Sarvodya”?
    (a) K G Mushroowala
    (b) Mahatma Gandhi
    (c) Vinobha Bhave
    (d) Jai Prakash Narayan
  5. World’s largest producer of coffee/
    (a) Argentina
    (b) Peru
    (c) India
    (d) Brazil
  6. The battle of Plassey was fought between:
    (a) Mir Khasim and Robert Clive
    (b) Mir Jafar and Robert Clive
    (c) Sirajudduala and Robert Clive
    (d) None of the options
  7. When and where did the concept of Earth hour began?
    (a) In June 2007 in Christchurch, New Zealand
    (b) In April, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan
    (c) In May 2009 in Colombo Sri Lanka                                                         (d) In March, 2007 in Sydney, Australia
  8. The Industrial development Bank of India was set up in:
    (a) July 1968
    (b) July 1966
    (c) July 1964
    (d) July 1962
  9. The instrument used to measure pressure:
    (a) Anemometer
    (b) Aneroid barometer
    (c) Thermometer
    (d) Hygrometer
  10. Eddie Redmayne, won the Oscar (2015) for Best Actor for which film?
    (a) Birdman
    (b) None of the option
    (c) The Theory of Every things                                                                (d) Still Alice
  11. Who invented the Safety razor?
    (a) Gillette
    (b) Steve Cher
    (c) Steve Job
    (d) Lar strauss
  12. ‘Cloud burst’ means
    (a) Formation of artificial rain
    (b) Abnormally heavy downpour of rain associated with a thunderstorm
    (c) Presence of scattered flakes of cloud in the sky.
    (d) Sowing of seeds of a crop in cloudy weather.
  13. More than 50% of the world’s coal deposits are held by:
    (a) China, India and Russia
    (b) China, India and USA
    (c) India, Russia and USA                                                                              (d) USA, Russia and China
  14. The intensity ratio of waves is 25:9. What is the ratio of their amplitudes?
    (a) 25:9
    (b) 5:3
    (c) 3:5
    (d) 50:18
  15. Which was the first talkie film made in India?
    (a) Raja Harishchandra
    (b) Kisan Kanya
    (c) Mother India
    (d) Alam Ara
  16. How many states are there in the Indian Union?
    (a) 27
    (b) 28
    (c) 29
    (d) 30
  17. Which day is observed as World AIDS Day?
    (a) March 20th
    (b) December 1st
    (c) March 1st
    (d) December 20th
  18. When number of turns in a coil is tripled, without any change in the length of coil, its self-inductance becomes?
    (a) one-third
    (b) six times
    (c) three times
    (d) nine times
  19. Which factor is necessary for the development of democratic institutions?
    (a) Respect for individual rights
    (b) A one-party system
    (c) Strong military forces                                                                             (d) An agricultural economy
  20. Which one of the following is odd?
    (a) SNMP
    (b) IMAP
    (c) SMTP
    (d) POP
  21. First human heart transplant was performed in:
    (a) 1972
    (b) 1967
    (c) 1959
    (d) 1955
  22. When was the last telegram sent in India?
    (a) July 30, 2013
    (b) June 14, 2013
    (c) August 1, 2013
    (d) July 14, 2013
  23. Which of the following property of sound is affected by change in air temperature?
    (a) Amplitude
    (b) Wavelength
    (c) Frequency
    (d) Intensity
  24. The directive principles incorporated in the Indian Constitution have been inspired by the Constitution of:
    (a) Canada
    (b) Ireland
    (c) USA
    (d) Australia
  25. National Renewal Fund (NRF) was instituted for the purpose of:
    (a) Rural reconstruction
    (b) Providing pension for retiring employees
    (c) Restructuring and modernization  of industries                    (d) Social security
  26. The common name of sodium bicarbonate is:
    (a) Baking powder
    (b) Baking Soda
    (c) Soda ash
    (d) Soda lime
  27. Who was Akbar’s famous revenue minister/
    (a) Humayun
    (b) Tansen
    (c) Todarmal
    (d) Rana Pratap Singh
  28. How many Nobel Prize awards are awarded each year?
    (a) 8
    (b) 5
    (c) 6
    (d) 10
  29. ‘Red Data Book’ provides and account of?
    (a) Endangered plants only
    (b) Endangered plants and animals
    (c) Fossil plants
    (d) Extinct animals only
  30. The serious environmental degradation of Maldives is considered to be essentially due to:
    (a) Industrial pollution of water and air
    (b) Constant soil erosion
    (c) None of the options
    (d) High population density
  31. RBI’s deadline to exchange pre 2005 currency notes of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000 is.
    (a) December 31, 2015
    (b) January 1, 2015
    (c) April 1, 2015
    (d) March 31, 2015
  32. Who was the first Indian to become member of British Parliament?
    (a) Surendranatah Banerjee
    (b) D.N. Wacha
    (c) Firozshah Mehta
    (d) D. Dadabhai Naoroji
  33. The Indian, who won the Grammy Award 2015 in the new age album category is;
    (a) Musician Ricky Kej
    (b) Singer Kavita Krishnamurthy
    (b) Author Neela Vaswani                                                                             (d) Musician A.R. Rehman
  34. Phycology is the study of:
    (a) Algae
    (b) Lichens
    (c) Fungi
    (d) Bacteria
  35. Who among the following rulers abolished Jaziya?
    (a) Jahangir
    (b) Balban
    (c) Aurangzeb
    (d) Akbar
  36. A bullet of mass ‘m’ and velocity ‘a’ is fired in to a large block of wood of mass ‘M’. The final velocity of the system is:
    (a) Ma/(m+M)
    (b) (m+M)a/M
    (c) ma/(m+M)
    (d) (m+M)a/m
  37. If there is one million Mg2 ions in MgCl2, how many chloride ions are there?
    (a) Ten million
    (b) Two million
    (c) Half a million
    (d) One million
  38. Which one of the following is not coal variety/
    (a) Peat
    (b) Lignite
    (c) Dolomite
    (d) Bituminous
  39. Who wrote the famous novel ‘The Guide’?
    (a) Chetan Bhagal
    (b) Arudhati Roy
    (c) R.K. Narayan
    (d) Satyajir Ray
  40. The non-cooperation movement was called off due to?
    (a) Jallian walla Bagh
    (b) Chauri Chaura Incident
    (c) Poona pact
    (d) Gandhi-Irwin pact
  41. The idea of parliamentary form of government is adapted from:
    (a) US
    (b) USSR
    (c) UK
    (d) Ireland
  42. The total utility from 9 units of commodity x is 20 and from 10 units is 15. Calculate the marginal utility from 10th
    (a) -0.5
    (b) 0.5
    (c) 5
    (d) -5
  43. Name the first Asian country to Orbit Mars.
    (a) Japan
    (b) China
    (c) India
    (d) Pakistan
  44. Soilless agriculture refers to:
    (a) Inter-cropping
    (b) Sericulture
    (c) Hydroponics
    (d)  Hygroponics
  45. The gas that causes suffocation and death when coal or coke is burnt in a closed room is;
    (a) Ethane
    (b) Carbon di-oxide
    (c) Methane
    (d) Carbon monoxide
  46. In which year was the first world environment day observed?
    (a) 1973
    (b) 1980
    (c) 1972
    (d) 1974
  47. Pick out the person associated with the coining of the term ‘gene’:
    (a) Morgan
    (b) Mendel
    (c) Johannsen
    (d) Waldeyer
  48. Which U.S. President announced the “New Deal” for economic recovery in the aftermath of the Great Depression?
    (a) J.F. Kennedy
    (b) Benjamin Franklin
    (c) Abrahan Lincoln
    (d) Roosevelt
  49. Barter transactions means:
    (a) Coins are exchange for goods
    (b) Goods are exchanged with goods
    (c) Money acts as a medium of exchange                                                     (d) Goods are exchanged with gold.
  50. Which of the following memories must be refreshed many time per second?
    (a) Dynamic RAM
    (b) Static RAM
    (c) ROM
    (d) EPROM




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