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Part-I: General Intelligence

  1. Out of the given alternatives select one which exactly matches with the mirror image of the word.
    Correct answer is (c).

Directions: In the following 4 questions, select the missing number from the given responses:

  1. 2
    (a) 28
    (b) 30
    (c) 29
    (d) 26
  2. 3
    (a) 38
    (b) 44
    (c) 28
    (d) 37

  3. 4
    (a) 18
    (b) 16
    (c) 15
    (d) 17
  4. 5
    (a) 142
    (b) 148
    (c) 144
    (d) 146

Directions: In the following 9 questions, find the odd word/number/letters/number pair from the given alternatives:

  1. Find the odd word.
    (a) Spleen
    (b) Pancreas
    (c) Eye
    (d) Liver
  2. Find the odd word.
    (a) Catalysis
    (b) Condensation
    (c) Conduction
    (d) Conagulation
  3. Find the odd word.
    (a) Langur
    (b) Whale
    (c) Scrab
    (d) Donkey
  4. Find the odd letters.
    (a) PRTV
    (b) LNPR
    (c) ACEG
    (d) MNPR
  5. Find the odd letters.
    (a) GHJM
    (b) PQSV
    (c) BCEH
    (d) TUWY
  6. Find the odd letters.
    (a) MKHD
    (b) JHEA
    (c) QNKH
    (d) XVSO
  7. Find the odd numbers pair.
    (a) (2,11)
    (b) (3, 30)
    (c) (7, 345)
    (d) (5, 128)
  8. Find the odd number.
    (a) 210
    (b) 529
    (c) 289
    (d) 196
  9. Find the odd number.
    (a) 121
    (b) 144
    (c) 189
    (d) 169

Directions: In the following 9 questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives:

  1. Velocity:Speed::Veracity:?
    (a) Idea
    (b) Falsehood
    (c) Truth
    (d) Principle
  2. Iodine:Goitre::?
    (a) Fat:Obesity
    (b) Insulin:Diabetes
    (c) Hormones:Haemophilia
    (d) Mango:Anemia
  3. Doctor:Medicine::?:Judgement
    (a) Lawyer
    (b) Court
    (c) Policeman
    (d) Judge
  4. 134:ACD::567:?
    (a) DEF
    (b) HIJ
    (c) FGH
    (d) EFG
    (d) SUOBN
    (a) EHQJ
    (b) EHJQ
    (c) EQHJ
    (d) EHJR
  7. 196:1372::256:?
    (a) 2048
    (b) 4048
    (c) 3436
    (d) 6344
  8. 4:24::5:?
    (a) 36
    (b) 32
    (c) 30
    (d) 39
  9. 9:243::6:?
    (a) 100
    (b) 92
    (c) 108
    (d) 72
  10. First a rectangular shape paper is taken, then it is folded from left to right, then cut a circle shape paper. When it will be opened which paper will appear?
    Correct option is (C).
  11. Find the pattern and select figure from alternatives which should come after the question figures.
    Correct option is (A).

Directions: In the following 2 questions, from the given alternatives words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word:

  1. Happiness
    (a) Pine
    (b) Spent
    (c) Spine
    (d) Snipe
  2. Environment
    (a) Term
    (b) Rein
    (c) Rent
    (d) Reign

Directions: In the following 3 questions, which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

  1. opo__po_ppo__pppo_op_p
    (a) opopooo
    (b) opoooop
    (c) opopoop
    (d) ooopppo
  2. i___ij_l___l
    (a) jklikjj
    (b) klijkkl
    (c) jklijkl
    (d) jklkijk
  3. ab___b_bbaa_
    (a) babba
    (b) abbab
    (c) baaab
    (d) abaab
  4. If the mirror image of a clock shows quarter past three, then what is the original time?
    (a) 9.15
    (b) 8.15
    (c) 3.15
    (d) 8.45
  5. Sunder travelled 5 km towards North, then turned towards East and travelled 6 km, then turned South and travelled 5 km. How far is he from the starting point?
    (a) 11 km
    (b) 5 km
    (c) 10 km
    (d) 6 km
  6. Four words are given. Arrange then in decreasing order of the number of vowels occurring in the word. Each vowel being counted with multiplicity. Should there be a tie. Use dictionary order
    2. Rejuvenation
    3. Mississippi
    4. Acrimonious
    (a) 4, 1, 3, 2
    (b) 4, 2, 1, 3
    (c) 4, 3, 1, 2
    (d) 4, 1, 2, 3
  7. If + means x, – means +, x means ¸ and ¸ means -, then 9×4+2-5×10¸3=?
    (a) 2
    (b) 73/14
    (c) 3
    (d) 21/10
  8. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary:
    2. Mischievous
    3. Mischief
    4. Miscellaneous
    (a) 4, 2, 1, 3
    (b) 4, 1, 3, 2
    (c) 4, 3, 1, 2
    (d) 3, 2, 4, 1
  9. P + Q implies that P is the brother of Q, P – Q implies that P is the mother of Q, whereas P x Q implies P is the sister of Q. Which of the following implies M is the maternal uncle of R?
    (a) M-R +K
    (b) –M + K x Q
    (c) None of these
    (d) M + K – R
  10. Select the figure which satisfies the same conditions of placement of the dots as in question figure.
    Correct option is (B).
  11. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among classes given below:
    Correct option is (D).
  12. Identify the answer figure from which the pieces given in the question figure have been cut.
    Correct option is (C).
  13. Two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have 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 conclusion, if any, follows from the given statements.
    Statements I:Some bricks are sticks.
    Statements II: No stick is red.
    Conclusions I: No brick is red.
    Conclusions II: Some bricks are not red.
    (a) Only conclusion I follows
    (b) Only conclusion II follows
    (c) Neither I nor II follow.
    (d) Either I or II follow.
  14. Which figure have equal frequency?
    7 8 9 7 6 5 3 4 2 8 9 7 2 4 5 9 2 9 7 6 4 7
    (a) 8, 6, 5
    (b) 3, 7, 5
    (c) 2, 5, 3
    (d) 2, 4, 5
  15. Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?
    2. Flower
    3. Sowing
    4. Seeding
    (a) 3, 1, 2, 4
    (b) 4, 3, 1, 2
    (c) 3, 4, 1, 2
    (d) 3, 2, 4, 1
  16. ELEPHANT is written as 57589143, LEAP can be written as
    (a) 5618
    (b) 7518
    (c) 6712
    (d) 6518

Directions: In the following 2 questions, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

  1. 3, 11, 31, 57, 91, 133, ____
    (a) 181
    (b) 143
    (c) 183
    (d) 151
  2. 8, 16, 48, 96, 288, 576, _____
    (a) 1052
    (b) 1728
    (c) 2880
    (d) 1152
  3. If + means x, – means ¸, ¸ means +, x means -, then the value of 162 x 52 – 26 ¸ 15 + 5
    (a) 247
    (b) 235
    (c) 875
    (d) 215
  4. 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 II 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., I can be represented by 23, 32 etc. and A can be represented by 56, 65 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word RIM given in question.
  5. In a certain code TEACHER is written as ZYXDOYK, and RAIL as KXQM. How will be CHAIR written?
    (a) DOQXK
    (b) DOKQX
    (c) DOXQK
    (d) DQOXK
  6. Two statement are given. You have to answer considering the statement to be true, even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.
    Statements I: James works in a factory.
    Statements II: He gets a salary.
    (a) James loves his work and his salary
    (b) James gets paid for his work
    (c) James loves his salary
    (d) James likes to work in a factory.
  7. In a box there are 5 different black balls, 3 different white balls and 2 different red balls. How many ways to select 2 balls but not both same colour?
    (a) 40
    (b) 31
    (c) 30
    (d) 25

Part-II: English Language

Directions: In the following Ten Questions, 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:  The first written number (i) is about 5000 years old and (ii) from the Sumerians in Mesopotamia. But man wanted to specify (iii) even much (iv) of the animals killed or reared. (v) the beginning, man counted using the figures joints on (vi) hand. Even today young children are (vii) to count (viii) their fingers. It is known about the Stone Age man (ix) he used (x) by cutting notches in wood, bones and stones.

  1. (iv)
    (a) early
    (b) earliest
    (c) later
    (d) earlier
  2. (vi)
    (a) one
    (b) each
    (c) every
    (d) our
  3. (ii)
    (a) came
    (b) coming
    (c) comes
    (d) is coming
  4. (viii)
    (a) by
    (b) on
    (c) through
    (d) with
  5. (v)
    (a) At
    (b) From
    (c) On
    (d) In
  6. (iii)
    (a) quantum
    (b) quantities
    (c) quantitative
    (d) qualities
  7. (i)
    (a) system
    (b) function
    (c) organization
    (d) practice
  8. (vii)
    (a) teaching
    (b) teach
    (c) teached
    (d) taught
  9. (x)
    (a) signs
    (b) marks
    (c) tallies
    (d) symbol
  10. (ix)
    (a) what
    (b) how
    (c) when
    (d) that

Directions: In the following Four Questions, out of the four alternatives. Choose the one which can be substituted for the given sentences and indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle [·]

  1. An author’s handwritten or typed text, submitted for publication.
    (a) Pamphlet
    (b) Manuscript
    (c) Papyrus
    (d) Replica
  2. With no particular order or plan.
    (a) Hazard
    (b) Hazardous
    (c) Hopeless
    (d) Haphazard
  3. A position or an office with no work but high salary.
    (a) Sinecure
    (b) Tenure
    (c) White collar job
    (d) Monarchy
  4. One who deals in furs.
    (a) Tanner
    (b) Furrier
    (c) Lapidist
    (d) Drover

Directions: In the following Four Questions, four words are given in each questions, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word and mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Whimsecal
    (b) Whimsicol
    (c) Whimsical
    (d) Whymsical
  2. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Perseverance
    (b) Persaverence
    (c) Preserverence
    (d) Perserverance
  3. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Intercession
    (b) Intercestion
    (c) Intersession
    (d) Intercesion
  4. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Differentiasion
    (b) Diferrentiation
    (c) Diferentiation
    (d) Differentiation

Directions: In the following Four Questions, 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. Back to square one
    (a) To be able to count
    (b) To complete a game
    (c) To start again
    (d) To replay a game of chess
  2. As the crow flies
    (a) In a monotonous way
    (b) In a straight way
    (c) In a criss-cross way
    (d) In a circular way
  3. If you are no spring chicken. You are
    (a) inexperienced.
    (b) not young.
    (c) a dead chicken
    (d) not energetic.
  4. To strike chord
    (a) To hit a wrong note
    (b) To strum a guitar
    (c) To be reminded of something familiar
    (d) To hit the chords forcefully

Directions: In the following Four Questions, the first and the last part of sentence is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer and indicate it in the Answer Sheet.

  1. 1. In is life time
    P. and immense welth
    Q. Manpassant earned world-wide fame
    R. untimely end to the brilliant
    S. But unfortunately, insanity brought an
    6. Career of his great genius.
    (a) QPSR
    (b) PQRS
    (c) SPQR
    (d) QRSP
  2. 1. He had spent
    P. to see him off
    Q. and I was now
    R. accompanying him across the river
    S. a fortnight with me
    6. For his long railway journey home.
    (a) PRQS
    (b) SQRP
    (c) PSQR
    (d) QSRP
  3. 1. The history of India
    P. human activity of Homo sapiens as long as
    Q. 75,000 years ago or with
    R. earlier hominids including Homo-erectus
    S. begins with evidence of
    6. From about 5,00,000 years ago.
    (a) SPQR
    (b) PQRS
    (c) SRQP
    (d) QSPR
  4. 1. In this modern world of consumerism
    P. both for the young and old
    Q. who can defeat consistently
    R. with its onslaught of
    S. tempting advertisements
    6. The desire to buy new products?
    (a) RSPQ
    (b) RSQP
    (c) ORSP
    (d) PRSQ

Directions: In the following Four Questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Adversity
    (a) Anger
    (b) Humility
    (c) Humbleness
    (d) Prosperity
  2. Perceptive
    (a) Unaware
    (b) Unconscious
    (c) Indiscreet
    (d) Blunt
  3. Dainty
    (a) Harmful
    (b) Clumsy
    (c) Dry
    (d) Afraid
  4. Ferocious
    (a) Practical
    (b) Reassuring
    (c) Strong
    (d) Gentle

Directions: In the following Two Questions, 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. Both his parents approved of his decision.
    (a) His decision had been approved of.
    (b) His parent’s decision was approved of by him.
    (c) His decision got approved by both his parents.
    (d) His decision was approved by both his parents.
  2. You must keep your promises.
    (a) Your promises must kept by you.
    (b) Your promises were kept by you.
    (c) Your promises are kept.
    (d) Your promises must be kept.

Directions: In the following Four Questions, some parts of the sentences have error and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and blacken the circle [·] corresponding to the appropriate correct option. If a sentence is free from error, blacken the circle [·] corresponding to “No Error” in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Before every meal the head of the family would provoke God’s blessings.
    (a) Before every meal
    (b) the head of the family
    (c) No error
    (d) would provoke God’s blessings
  2. I have been invited to a party hosted by my cousin sister.
    (a) I have been
    (b) hosted by my cousin sister
    (c) No error
    (d) invited to a party
  3. Dogs soon recognize the person by whom they are kindly treated.
    (a) the person by whom
    (b) No error
    (c) they are kingly treated
    (d) Dogs soon recognize
  4. He declared that he wore no man’s mantle.
    (a) He declared
    (b) no man’s mantle
    (c) that he wore
    (d) No error

Directions: In the following Four Questions, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed blacken the circle [·] corresponding to “No Improvement” in the Answer Sheet.

  1. His determination was not shook by what people said.
    (a) was not shaked
    (b) No improvement
    (c) was not shaking
    (d) was not shaken
  2. I cannot barely wait for my birthday party.
    (a) I barely wait
    (b) No improvement
    (c) I barely cannot wait
    (d) I can barely wait
  3. The observatory building is situated in a remote corner of the zoo.
    (a) No improvement
    (b) close
    (c) distant
    (d) far
  4. If you would have seen him perform in the London Olympic Games, you would have been thrilled.
    (a) Had you seen him perform
    (b) No improvement
    (c) If you have had seen him perform
    (d) Had you been seeing him perform

Directions: In the following Two Questions, 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. “Hurrah ! said the girls, we have won the match by an inning.”
    (a) The girls exclaimed happily that they has won the match by an inning.
    (b) The girls exclaimed happily that they had won the match by an inning.
    (c) The girls exclaimed happily that they have won the match by an inning.
    (d) The girls exclaimed happily that they would have won the match by an inning.
  2. The children said that they wanted to go on a picnic.
    (a) The children said, “We want to go on a picnic.”
    (b) The children said, “We are wanting to go on a picnic.”
    (c) The children said, “We wanted to go on a picnic.”
    (d) The children said, “We will want to go on a picnic.”

Directions: In the following Four Questions, 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. Previous
    (a) After
    (b) Earliest
    (c) Latest
    (d) Former
  2. Mayhem
    (a) Excitement
    (b) Jubilation
    (c) Havoc
    (d) Defeat
  3. Rely
    (a) Lean
    (b) Trust
    (c) Betray
    (d) Depend
  4. Cessation
    (a) Start
    (b) End
    (c) Pause
    (d) Resume

Directions: In the following Four Questions, sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle [·] in the Answer Sheet.

  1. Steve had always hoped that his father would _____ the property to him.
    (a) bespoke
    (b) disclaim
    (c) bequeath
    (d) beseech
  2. I never _____ such a result.
    (a) think of
    (b) dreamt of
    (c) dream of
    (d) dreamed of
  3. This ship is _____ Geneva.
    (a) bound of
    (b) destined to
    (c) bound for
    (d) bound to
  4. If you _____ in your studies, you will get a first class.
    (a) indulge
    (b) persevere
    (c) adhere
    (d) insist


Part-III: Quantitative Aptitude

  1. The angle of elevation of the Sun when the length of the shadow of a pole is equal to its height is
    (a) 60o
    (b) 30o
    (c) 45o
    (d) 90o
  2. If 3/4 of Rs.100 is x% larger than ¾% of Rs.100, then x is
    (a) 99
    (b) 90
    (c) 25
    (d) 75
  3. If (a+ 1/a)2=3, then find the value of a30+ a24+a18+a12+a6+1
    (a) -1
    (b) 1
    (c) 27
    (d) 0
  4. The average monthly income of a family of 4 earning members was Rs.6,250. One of the earning member died, thereby, the average became Rs.6,500. The monthly income (in rupees) of the deceased was
    (a) 5,000
    (b) 6,000
    (c) 5,900
    (d) 5,500
  5. Tushar borrowed a sum of Rs.12,000 at 15% per annum from a money-lender on 13th January 1987, and return the amount on 8th June 1987, to clear his debt. Then the amount paid by Tushar to the money-lender to clear his debt was
    (a) Rs.11,394
    (b) Rs.12,720
    (c) Rs.13,650
    (d) Rs.15,330

Directions: The bar graph shows the foreign exchange reserve of a country (in million US $) from 1991-92 to 1998-99. Based on the bar graph answer the 5 questions.

  1. For which year, the percent increase of foreign exchange reserves over the precious year is the highest?
    (a) 1995-96
    (b) 1998-99
    (c) 1994-95
    (d) 1992-93
  2. What was the percentage increase in the foreign exchange reserves in 1997-98 over 1993-94?
    (a) 100%
    (b) 90%
    (c) 110%
    (d) 80%
  3. The ratio of the number of years, in which the foreign exchange reserves are above the average reserves, to those in which the reserves are below the average is
    (a) 3:7
    (b) 4:7
    (c) 5:3
    (d) 3:5
  4. The foreign exchange reserves in 1997-98 was how many times that in 1994-95?
    (a) 1.5
    (b) 2.6
    (c) 2
    (d) 3.5
  5. The foreign exchange reserve in 1996-97 were approximately what percent of the average foreign exchange reserves over the period under review?
    (a) 80%
    (b) 125%
    (c) 120%
    (d) 100%
  6. A solid cuboid of dimensions 8 cm x 4 cm x 2 cm is melted and cast into identical cubes of edge 2 cm. Number of such identical cubes is
    (a) 8
    (b) 4
    (c) 10
    (d) 16
  7. A man walks a certain distance in certain time, if he had gone 3 km an hour faster, he would have taken 1 hour less than the scheduled time. If he had gone 2 km an hour slower, he would have been one hour longer on the road. The distance (in km) is
    (a) 45
    (b) 65
    (c) 80
    (d) 60
  8. The length of a rectangle is twice the breadth. If area of the rectangle be 417.605 sq.m., then length is
    (a) 29.08m
    (b) 29.08 m
    (c) 28.90 m
    (d) 28.09 m
  9. If a chair sold for Rs.600 at the profit of 20%, then the original price of the chair is
    (a) Rs.580
    (b) Rs.480
    (c) Rs.540
    (d) Rs.500
  10. The centres of three circles of equal radii, touching each other externally form a/an
    (a) Right angle triangle
    (b) Isosceles triangle
    (c) Equilateral triangle
    (d) Scalene triangle
  11. The value of [3√7/ (√5+√2)] – [ 5√5/(√2+√7)] + [2√2/ (√7+√5)] is
    (a) 1
    (b) 0
    (c) 2√3
    (d) √7
  12. How much percentage above the cost price should a shopkeeper mark his good so that after allowing a discount of 10%, he should gain 26%?
    (a) 25%
    (b) 140%
    (c) 40%
    (d) 16%
  13. 30% of the students in a class has mobile phones, 10% of the students who have mobiles phones has a Bluetooth facility. If the class has 200 students, how many have Bluetooth facility?
    (a) 2
    (b) 6
    (c) 8
    (d) 7
  14. In DABC, O is the orthocenter and ÐBOC=80o, the measure of ÐBAC is
    (a) 120o
    (b) 90o
    (c) 100o
    (d) 80o
  15. If x:y=3:5 and x-y =-2, then the value of x + y is
    (a) 2
    (b) 5
    (c) 8
    (d) 3
  16. Successive discount of 10%, 20% and 25% on the price of an article will reduce the price by
    (a) 55%
    (b) 45%
    (c) 46%
    (d) 54%
  17. A is point on the x-axis with abscissa – 8 and B is the point on the y-axis with ordinate 15. The length of AB is
    (a) 19 units
    (b) 21 units
    (c) 17 units
    (d) 23 units
  18. If a/b=7/9, b/c=3/5, then the value of a:b:c is
    (a) 7:9:5
    (b) 21:35:45
    (c) 7:9:15
    (d) 7:3:15
  19. If sin θ=a/b, then the value of sec θ – cos θ is (where 0o<θ<90o)
    (a) b2/a(√b2-a2)
    (b) √(b2+ a2)/ √(b2– a2)
    (c) a2/b√(b2-a2)
    (d) a/b√(b2-a2)
  20. The expression √(1+sin θ/ 1- sin θ) + √(1-sin θ/ 1+ sin θ) is equal to
    (a) 2 sec θ
    (b) 2 tan θ
    (c) 2 (1-sin θ)/cos θ
    (d) 2 sin θ
  21. The diameter of a circle is 10 cm. If the distance of a chord from the centre of the circle be 4 cm, then the length of the chord is
    (a) 6 cm
    (b) 3 cm
    (c) 5 cm
    (d) 4 cm
  22. The rate percent of compound interest on Rs.10,000 amounts to become Rs.13,310 in 3 years is
    (a) 13%
    (b) 11%
    (c) 12%
    (d) 10%
  23. If the external bisector of the vertical angle ∠A of the ΔABC is parallel to the base BC, then the Δ ABC is a/an
    (a) Right-angled
    (b) Isosceles
    (c) Scalene
    (d) Equilateral

Directions: Study the following pie-charts carefully and answer the 4 questions.

(1) Percentage distribution of candidates studying in various discipline of a college. Total number of students=5000
(2) Percentage distribution of girls in each discipline of the same college Total number of girls =2000

  1. The number of girls studying in Engineering discipline is
    (a) 180
    (b) 220
    (c) 240
    (d) 260
  2. The percentage of the number of girls studying in Catering discipline comparing to the total number of students in the college is
    (a) 2
    (b) 8
    (c) 4
    (d) 3
  3. The discipline which has the highest number of boys studying in it, is
    (a) Management
    (b) Arts
    (c) Commerce
    (d) Science
  4. The percentage of the boys studying in Management discipline comparing to the total number of students studying in that discipline is
    (a) 48
    (b) 58
    (c) 64
    (d) 68
  5. If the length of a diagonal of a square is 6√2 cm, then its area will be
    (a) 24√2 cm2
    (b) 24 cm2
    (c) 72 cm 2
    (d) 36 cm2
  6. The length of tangent drawn from an external point P to a circle of radius 5 cm is 12 cm. The distance of P from the centre of the circle is
    (a) 7 cm
    (b) 9 cm
    (c) 13 cm
    (d) 12 cm
  7. In two days A, B and C together can finish ½ of a work and in another 2 days B and C together can finish 3/10 part of the work. Then A alone can complete the whole work in
    (a) 15 days
    (b) 12 days
    (c) 14 days
    (d) 10 days
  8. If sec270o – cot220o / 2(cosec259o – tan2 31o) =2/m, then m is equal to
    (a) 4
    (b) 2
    (c) 1
    (d) 3
  9. If a/b=c/d 5, then 3a+4c/3b+4d is equal to
    (a) 60
    (b) 15
    (c) 5
    (d) 20
  10. A water reservoir has two inlets and one outlet. Through the inlet it can filled in 3 hours and 3 hours 45 mins respectively. It can be emptied completely in 1 hour by the outlet. If the two inlets are opened at 1 pm and 2 pm respectively and the outlet at 3 pm, then it will be emptied at
    (a) 5:30 pm
    (b) 5 pm
    (c) 5:20
    (d) 5:55
  11. The length of a room is 3 more than its breadth. If the area of the floor of the room is 70 m2, then the perimeter of the floor will be
    (a) 28 m
    (b) 17 m
    (c) 14 m
    (d) 34 m
  12. A gun is fired from a fort. A man hears the sound 10 second later. If the sound travels at the rate of 330 m/sec, find the distance between the fort and the man.
    (a) 3.3 km
    (b) 0.33 km
    (c) 33 km
    (d) 330 km
  13. The number 1422-1 is divisible by
    (a) 19
    (b) 9
    (c) 13
    (d) 7
  14. √4032 x √7=
    (a) 24√7
    (b) 168
    (c) 36√2
    (d) 252
  15. Two vessels contain mixture of petrol and kerosene in the ratio 4:3 and 3:5 respectively. The ratio of the volumes of the quantities from the two vessels to be mixed together so that the new mixture may contain same volume of petrol and kerosene is
    (a) 9:6
    (b) 3:2
    (c) 7:8
    (d) 7:4
  16. If a:b=4:5, b:c=5:6 and c:d=6:7, then a:c is
    (a) 3:4
    (b) 2:3
    (c) 4:5
    (d) 5:6
  17. If 2 cos θ – sin θ = 1/√2, (0o≤θ≤90o) the value of 2 sin θ + cos θ is
    (a) √2/3
    (b) √2
    (c) 3/√2
    (d) 1/√2
  18. By selling some goods at Rs.31, a salesman loses 7% on his output. Find the percentage profit or loss, when he sells the same at Rs.35.
    (a) Profit 5%
    (b) Loss 5%
    (c) Loss 7%
    (d) Profit 7%
  19. If 11√n=√112+√343, then the value of n is
    (a) 13
    (b) 7
    (c) 11
    (d) 3
  20. If 1/a+b =1/a + 1/b, then the value of a3-b3 is
    (a) 2
    (b) 1
    (c) 0
    (d) 3
  21. Each wheel of a car is making 5 revolutions per second. If the diameter of a wheel is 84 cm, then the speed of the car in cm/sec. would be
    (a) 264 cm/sec
    (b) 1320 cm/sec
    (c) 1000 cm/sec
    (d) 420 cm/sec
  22. The average monthly salary of 15 workers in a factory is Rs.285. If the salary of the manager is included, the average becomes Rs.355. What is the manager’s salary?
    (a) Rs.1,450
    (b) Rs.1,430
    (c) Rs.1,405
    (d) Rs.1,400

Part-IV: General Knowledge

  1. How many language are there in the English Schedule of the Constitution of India?
    (a) 19
    (b) 22
    (c) 18
    (d) 16
  2. Who was the first speaker of free India?
    (a) Smt. Sarojini Naidu
    (b) Frank Anthony
    (c) K.M. Munshi
    (d) G.V. Mavalankar
  3. The chemical name of Baking soda is
    (a) Sodium hydroxide
    (b) Sodium acetate
    (c) Sodium bicarbonate
    (d) Sodium carbonate
  4. Which one of the following gases has colour?
    (a) Oxygen
    (b) Nitrogen
    (c) Chlorine
    (d) Hydrogen
  5. Which of the following is used as raw material for the manufacture of rayon?
    (a) Cellulose
    (b) Petroleum
    (c) Coal
    (d) Plastic
  6. Which of the following command deletes the data in the entire table and makes the delete permanent in the database?
    (a) Truncate
    (b) Rollback
    (c) Commit
    (d) Delete
  7. The point on the Earth surface directly above the origin of an earthquake is know as
    (a) Medi Centre
    (b) Prime Centre
    (c) Epicentre
    (d) Hypo Centre
  8. Hetrerothallism was discovered by
    (a) E.J. Butler
    (b) A.F. Blakelee
    (c) J.H. Graigie
    (d) B.B. Mundkar
  9. Which famous scientist was the first to look at the night sky through a telescope?
    (a) Galileo
    (b) Copernicus
    (c) Michael Faraday
    (d) Newton
  10. State with highest percentage of forests is
    (a) Uttar Pradesh
    (b) Mizoram
    (c) Arunachal Pradesh
    (d) Assam
  11. May 8 is observed as
    (a) World Red Cross Day
    (b) Commonwealth Day
    (c) World Telecommunication Day
    (d) World Standard Day
  12. The conductivity of a superconductor is
    (a) Zero
    (b) Infinite
    (c) Small
    (d) Large
  13. Thillana is a format of
    (a) Kathak
    (b) Kuchipudi
    (c) Odissi
    (d) Bharatnatyam
  14. The number of days for a year in Mercury is
    (a) 56
    (b) 88
    (c) 300
    (d) 36
  15. The Vice President of India may be impeached by
    (a) VIdhana Parishad
    (b) Vidhana Sabha
    (c) Rajya Sabha
    (d) Lok Sabha
  16. The part of a transistor which is heavily doped to produce a large number of majority carriers is
    (a) Emitter
    (b) Gate
    (c) Collector
  17. Sodium chloride or table occurs in nature as the mineral
    (a) Sphalerite
    (b) Halite
    (c) Tale
    (d) Sylvite
  18. Lichens developing on rocky substrates are called
    (a) Lignicolous
    (b) Terricolous
    (c) Corticolous
    (d) Saxicolous
  19. CENVAT is related to
    (a) Service Tax
    (b) Custom Duty
    (c) Excise Duty
    (d) Sales Tax
  20. Which of the following is the right expansion of TRIMs?
    (a) Trade Related Industrial Measures
    (b) Trade Related Innovation Measures
    (c) Trade Related Investment Measures
    (d) Trade Related Information Measures
  21. When an explosive shell, travelling in a parabolic path under the effect of gravity explodes, the centre of mass of the fragments will move
    (a) First horizontally and then along a parabolic path
    (b) Vertically downwards
    (c) Along the original path
    (d) First vertically upwards and then vertically downwards
  22. Ornithology is the study of
    (a) Birds
    (b) Bees
    (c) Crustaceans
    (d) Insects
  23. Dengue fever is transmitted by the vector
    (a) Aedes aegypte
    (b) Cules fatingans
    (c) Anopheles culcifacies
    (d) Mansonia uniformis
  24. Breaking logical memory into blocks of the same size called as
    (a) Frames
    (b) Packets
    (c) Pages
    (d) Segments
  25. The foundation of modern cartography was laid by
    (a) Aristotle
    (b) Plato
    (c) Homer
    (d) Socrates
  26. The State which has the highest yield per hectare of potatoes in India is
    (a) West Bengla
    (b) Punjab
    (c) Tamil Nadu
    (d) Rajasthan
  27. Which treaty concluded the First World War?
    (a) Treaty of Tashkent
    (b) Treaty of Versailler
    (c) Treaty of Tilsit
    (d) Treaty of Berlin
  28. The Lakshadweep Islands are situated in the
    (a) None of these
    (b) Bay of Bengal
    (c) Arabian Sea
    (d) Indian Ocean
  29. Taj Mahal is said to be suffering from “Marbal Cancer”. What is the Marble Cancer?
    (a) Acidic rain which corrodes marble.
    (b) Smokes filling the Taj Mahal from adjoining industries
    (c) Yellowing of marble on a/c. of soot particles
    (d) Large no. of fungus in Taj Mahal marbles.
  30. Which of the following classical economists gave a systematic theory of Economic growth?
    (a) T. R. Malthus
    (b) David Ricardo
    (c) Adam Smith
    (d) J. S. Mill
  31. Nagarjun Sagar project is one the river
    (a) Sutlej
    (b) Krishna
    (c) Narmada
    (d) Kaveri
  32. The recapitulation theory was proposed by
    (a) Weissmann
    (b) Ernst Haeckel
    (c) Morgan
    (d) Muller
  33. Which State Legislative Assembly has the maximum strength (number of members)?
    (a) Uttar Pradesh
    (b) Maharashtra
    (c) West Bengal
    (d) Andhra Pradesh
  34. Mohiniattam dance form developed originally in which of the following states?
    (a) Karnataka
    (b) Kerala
    (c) Odisha
    (d) Tamil Nadu
  35. Reactions of automobile exhausts in the presence of sunlight leads to the formation of
    (a) Photochemicla fog
    (b) Photodynamic reactions
    (c) Photochemical smog
    (d) Photosynthesis
  36. Vardhamana Mahaveera attained Parinirvana at
    (a) Pava
    (b) Sarnath
    (c) Vaishali
    (d) Shravanabelagola
  37. Indian Banks have the maximum foreign branches in
    (a) Bangladesh
    (b) Sri Lanka
    (c) U.K.
    (d) U.S.A.
  38. What is the number of players on each side in Baseball?
    (a) 9
    (b) 15
    (c) 11
    (d) 7
  39. Name the person who started ‘Young Italy’.
    (a) Garibaldi
    (b) Victor Emanuel
    (c) Count Cavour
    (d) Joseph Mazzini
  40. The first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in Individual track events was
    (a) P.T. Usha
    (b) M.D. Valsamma
    (c) Shiny Abraham
    (d) Arti Saha
  41. Cement factory workers are prone to
    (a) Leukemia
    (b) Cytosilicois
    (c) Bone marrow disease
    (d) Asbestosis
  42. When the money supply rises, then the LM curve
    (a) parallel to the horizontal axis.
    (b) Shift to the left
    (c) Shift to the right
    (d) does not change at all.
  43. A South Rajasthan tribe earning its living by song and dance is
    (a) Mayas
    (b) Khasis
    (c) Moors
    (d) Garcia
  44. The power of Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the Centre and States falls under its
    (a) Original Jurisdiction
    (b) Constitutional Jurisdiction
    (c) Advisory Jurisdiction
    (d) Appellate Jurisdiction
  45. In the Sun, heat and light are produced by
    (a) Nuclear reactions
    (b) Ionic reactions
    (c) Biological reactions
    (d) Chemical reactions
  46. In which language did Babur write his memories called ‘Tuzuk-i-Baburi’?
    (a) Mongol
    (b) Persian
    (c) Turkish
    (d) Arabic
  47. The twin planet of the earth which resembles in size, density and mass is
    (a) Venus
    (b) Mercury
    (c) Mars
    (d) Juptier
  48. Who is called the ‘Grand Old Man’ of India?
    (a) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (b) Mahatma Gandhi
    (c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    (d) Dadabhai Naoroji
  49. Dwarf plants can be made taller by applying
    (a) Cytokinins
    (b) Dormin
    (c) Auxins
    (d) Gibberellins
  50. P.J. Abdul Kalam, the former President of India, is the author of the book
    (a) The Wings of the Fire and Ignited Minds
    (b) None of these
    (c) The Algebra of Infinite Justice
    (d) Four Fires and Death of Fire


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