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Part-A: General Intelligence & Reasoning

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

  1. Find the odd letters.
    (a) D F O U
    (b) N P S W
    (C) K M P T
    (d) D F I M
  2. Find the odd letters.
    (a) M S Y
    (b) L R X
    (C) I N U
    (d) A G M
  3. Find the odd number:
    (a) 286
    (b) 166
    (c) 495
    (d) 583
  4. Find the odd word.
    (a) Wing Commander
    (b) Air Marshal
    (c) Captain
    (d) Group Captain
  5. Find the odd number pair:
    (a) 243-132
    (b) 183-54
    (c) 108-97
    (d) 99-63
  6. Find the odd word.
    (a) Kite
    (b) Rhombus
    (c) Square
    (d) Rectangle
  7. A square sheet of paper has been folded and punched as shown by the question figures. You have to figure out from amongst the four answer figure how it will appear when unfolded.
  8. Mona is 6 years younger to her husband and he is 5 times as old as his daughter Rina. If Rina was 5 years old 3 years back, what is the present age of Mona?
    (a) 34
    (b) 35
    (c) 40
    (d) 30

Directions: In the following Two questions, if a mirror is placed on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure?



Directions: In the following two questions, which answer figure will complete the pattern in the questions figure?

  1. 11
  2. 12
  3. Sanjith faces towards north turning to his right, he walks 10 m. He then turn to left and walks 30 m. He moves 25 m to his right and again to right through 50 m. Finally he turns to right and moves 40 m. In which direction is he now from his starting point?
    (a) North-East
    (b) South-East
    (c) South-West
    (d) North West
  4. The information collected through a survey conducted among the public is represented in the Venn diagram given below. Study the diagram and answer the question.
    Which of the following represents Govt. Servants who are tax payers, but are neither females nor graduates?(a) 5
    (b) 7
    (c) 12
    (d) 6

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

  1. Nurture: Neglect::Denigrate:?
    (a) Extol
    (b) Reveal
    (c) Recognise
    (d) Reply
    (a) YXTS
    (b) QPRU
    (c) SVXY
    (d) YXVS
  3. Modesty: Arrogance::?
    (a) Debility: Strength
    (b) Obese:Fat
    (c) Ship:Fleet
    (d) Speak:Lecture
  4. 43:57::111:?
    (a) 135
    (b) 133
    (c) 134
    (d) 136
    (a) GTHS
    (b) FUVE
    (c) ZYEU
    (d) BXWD
  6. 20:0827::45:?
    (a) 12125
    (b) 64125
    (c) 12025
    (d) 08125
  7. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
    (a) rxpqrx
    (b) pxrqxr
    (c) xrprqx
    (d) rsqprx

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

  1. 22
    (a) 27
    (b) 18
    (c) 24
    (d) 9
  2. 23
    (a) 128
    (b) 131
    (c) 130
    (d) 129
  3. 24
    (a) 41
    (b) 39
    (c) 39
    (d) 29
  4. (a) 3
    (b) 8
    (c) 12
    (d) 6
  5. Four positions of a dice are given below. Identify the number at the bottom when top is 5.
    (a) 2
    (b) 4
    (c) 3
    (d) 1

Directions: In the following Two questions, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct

  1. 3, 17, 45, 87, ?,
    (a) 143
    (b) 153
    (c) 183
    (d) 123
  2. AZWD, CXUF, ?, GTQJ
    (a) EVSH
    (b) EUTH
    (c) EUSH
    (d) EVPI
  3. A is elder to B while C and D are elder to E who lies between A and C. If C is elder to B, who is the youngest?
    (a) A
    (b) C
    (c) B
    (d) D
  4. A 7 metre long piece of cloth is cut into three smaller pieces. How long is the longest of the three pieces?
    Given that
    One piece is 3.70 metre long.
    II. One piece is 1.50 metre longer than another piece and the remaining piece is 90 cm long.
    (a) Statement I alone but not Statement II alone is sufficient to answer the problem.
    (b) Statement I and II both are needed to answer the problem.
    (c) Statement II alone but not statement I alone is sufficient to answer the problem.
    (d) Statement I alone sufficient and also statement II also sufficient to answer the problem.
  5. In a certain language GAMBLE is coded as FBLCKF, how is FLOWER coded in that code?
    (a) GMPVDS
    (b) GKPVFQ
    (c) EMNXDS
    (d) EKNVDQ
  6. Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?
    2. Contract
    3. Concept
    4. Plan
    5. Execute
    (a) 1, 4, 3, 5, 2
    (b) 5, 2, 4, 3, 1
    (c) 3, 4, 1, 2, 5
    (d) 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

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

    (a) MARBLE
    (b) LABOUR
    (c) RAMBLE
    (d) RAMPANT
    (a) NATION
    (b) ORGAN
    (c) ORGANISE
    (d) ORATION
  3. Grouping of words are given. Choose the next words in the series from the given options.
    (a) RESCRIPT
    (c) HIJACKER
    (d) GLACIAL
  4. Two statements are given, followed by two conclusions I and II. YOU have to consider the statements to be true even if they seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements.
    Statement I: All pens are Erasers
    Statement II: All Erasers are Pencils.
    All Pencils are Pens.
    II. All pens are pencils.
    (a) Both conclusions I and II follow.
    (b) Only Conclusion II follows.
    (c) Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
    (d) Only conclusions I follows
  5. If 678=83,476 and 567=80, what is 369=?
    (a) 18
    (b) 40
    (c) 72
    (d) 99

Directions: In the following Two questions, from the given answer figures, select the one in which the questions figure is hidden/embedded.



Directions: In the following Two questions, 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 frist by its row and next by its column. E.g., ‘A’ can be represented by 03, 44 etc. and ‘Q’ can be represented by 55, 78 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word given in questions.

    (a) 20, 85, 77, 21, 57, 13
    (b) 77, 21, 20, 85, 57, 13
    (c) 20, 77, 85, 21, 57, 13
    (d) 77, 85, 21, 13, 57, 20
  2. BIRDS
    (a) 87, 75, 12, 68, 23
    (b) 23, 75, 12, 87, 23
    (c) 86, 12, 75, 23, 68
    (d) 87, 12, 75, 68, 23
  3. In a peculiar mathematical operation, plus means multiplication, minus means plus, divided means minus and multiplication means sum of digits of two numbers. Follow these rules and solve the following example.
    (a) 04
    (b) 52
    (c) 224
    (d) 33
  4. A circular piece of a paper is folded and punched as shown in the questions figure. How will it appear when opened?
  5. X is sister of Y. Y is brother of Z. Z is husband of P. O is father of Y. How is P related to O?
    (a) Sister
    (b) Daughter
    (c) Uncle
    (d) Daughter-in-law
  6. Which numbers complete the series?
    3 1 5 3 _ 5 9 _ 11
    (a) 8, 7
    (b) 7, 6
    (c) 6, 6
    (d) 7, 7
  7. The structure shown in the figure is made of small cubes. First, third and fifth layers are made of black cubes and the others are white cubes. How many cubes are there in the structure?
    (a) 25
    (b) 45
    (c) 75
    (d) 95
  8. Indu start travelling towards east and stops after 35 km and turns right and walks another 15 km and again turns right and walk 15 km and again turns right and walk 15 km and then stops. What is the minimum distance Indu has to walk to reach the starting point?
    (a) 35 km
    (b) 30 km
    (c) 20 km
    (d) 25 km
  9. Which of the following diagrams represents the correct relationship between Doctors, Specialist Doctors and Patients?
  10. If BHASHA is coded as 154754, BRAIN is coded as 13408, AHINSA will be coded as
    (a) 458074
    (b) 405847
    (c) 450847
    (d) 450874
  11. Triangle represents school teachers. Square represents married persons. Circle represents persons living in joint families. Married person living in joint families but not working as schook teachers are represented by
    (a) D
    (b) F
    (c) A
    (d) C


Part-B: General Knowledge & General Awareness

  1. Which one of the following Pacts sought to be resolved the Hindu-Muslim differences?
    (a) Lucknow Pact
    (b) Lahore Pact
    (c) Gandhi-Irwin Pact
    (d) Poona Pact
  2. Political Science is a science of
    (a) Economic Engineering
    (b) Cultural Engineering
    (c) Social Engineering
    (d) Political Engineering
  3. Basic problems of an economy is/are
    (a) Providing Social Security and employment to all.
    (b) Elimination of poverty and reduction of inequalities of income and wealth.
    (c) Providing basic requirements of life to all.
    (d) Decide as to what, how and for whom to produce.
  4. The book “Globalization, Democratization and Distributive Justice” has been authored by
    (a) Mool Chand Sharma
    (b) Karan Bajaj
    (c) Salman Rushdies
    (d) Anita Nair
  5. If the pressure in a closed vessel is reduced by drawing out some gas, the mean free path of the gas molecules will
    (a) decrease
    (b) increase
    (c) remain unchanged
    (d) increase or decrease depending on the nature of the gas
  6. In terms of value, India’s exports in Descending order are
    (a) Engineering goods, Gems & Jewellery, Textiles
    (b) Textiles, Gems & Jewellery, Engineering goods.
    (c) Textiles, Engineering goods, Gems & Jewellery
    (d) Gems & Jewellery, Textiles, Engineering goods.
  7. In which of the following year the Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed?
    (a) 1932
    (b) 1935
    (c0 1931
    (d) 1929
  8. Comptroller and Auditor General of India is not responsible for
    (a) Issue of money from the Consolidated Fund.
    (b) Making payments to the States
    (c) Accounting of States & UTs, and Auditing of all Government Institutions.***
    (d) Regulating Reserve Bank of India.
  9. Which of the following has become the first airport in the world to fully operational on Solar Power?
    (a) Lokpriya Gopinath Bardoli International Airport
    (b) Amritsar International Airport
    (C) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
    (d) Cochin International Airport Ltd. (Kerala)
  10. U-235 belongs to which member of series?
    (a) Thorium series
    (b) Actinium series
    (c) Uranium series
    (d) Neptunium series
  11. One strategy of allocating kernel memory is known as _____.
    (a) frames allocation
    (b) register allocation
    (c) slab allocation
    (d) resource allocation
  12. The Vedic literature was composed between
    (a) 3500 B.C and 1000 B.C
    (b) 2500 B.C and 500 B.C
    (c) 3000 B.C and 1000 B.C
    (d) 3500 B.C and 2500 B.C
  13. Which of the following Football teams won UEFA Super Cup of Georgia on August 12, 2015?
    (a) Sevilla
    (b) Real Madrid
    (c) Atlatico Madrid
    (d) Barcelona
  14. The capsule of Anthoceros differs from Funaria in that in the latter
    (a) columella is present
    (b) columella is absent
    (c) elaters are present
    (d) elaters are absent
  15. The directive principles of state policy of the Indian Constitution is an idea borrowed from the Constitution of
    (a) American
    (b) Australian
    (c) Russian
    (d) Ireland
  16. Who among the following was the Prime Minister of England when India was given independence?
    (a) Mountbatten
    (b) Churchill
    (c) Attlee
    (d) Wavell
  17. Which type of molecular motion does not contribute towards internal energy?
    (a) None of these
    (b) Vibrational
    (c) Rotational
    (d) Translational
  18. The original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court covers,
    (a) Disputes between different units of the Indian Union.
    (b) National Integrity of India.
    (c) Civil and Criminal cases.
    (d) Terrorism related acases.
  19. In a simple Keynesian model equilibrium is characterized by the equality of
    (a) planned saving and planned investment
    (b) realized saving and planned investment
    (c) realized saving and realized investment
    (d) planned saving and realized investment
  20. Professor Ramesh Chand has been appointed as new full time member of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. He is a
    (a) None of these
    (b) Renowned English Professor
    (c) Renowned Physics Professor
    (d) Renowned Agriculture Expert
  21. An organic compound which produces bluish green coloured flame on heating in presence of copper is
    (a) Chlorobenzene
    (b) Benzaldhyde
    (c) Aniline
    (d) Benzoic Acid
  22. In the absence of the president and Vice-President, who discharges the functions of the President?
    (a) Advocate General
    (b) Comptroller and Auditor General
    (c) Chief Justice of India
    (d) Attorney General
  23. If the selling price of a product under perfect competition is Rs. 25, the Marginal Revenue will be
    (a) zero
    (b) equal to Rs. 25
    (c) more than Rs. 25
    (d) less than Rs. 25
  24. A plant with green leaves placed in red light will appear
    (a) Green
    (b) Violet
    (c) Red
    (d) Black
  25. A closed vessel containing some gas at atmospheric pressure and room temperature is placed in a fast moving train. The temperature of the gas will.
    (a) remain unchanged
    (b) increase or decrease depending on the chemical composition of the gas
    (d) decrease
    (d) increase
  26. How many times did Babur invade India before 1526 A.D.?
    (a) None of these
    (b) Four times
    (c) Five times
    (d) Two times
  27. A new molecule Heat Shock Protein 90 (HSP90) was discovered in 2014 by the Diier Picard. The new discovery could help in effective treatment of ____
    (a) TB
    (b) AIDS
    (c) Malaria
    (d) None of these
  28. Demand curve is indeterminate under
    (a) duopoly
    (b) monopoly
    (c) pure competition
    (d) oligopoly
  29. Antigen presenting cells are specialized cells present in all of the following, except
    (a) Skin
    (b) Lymph node
    (c) Kidney
    (d) Spleen
  30. Which of the following determines whether a group of organisms that is form the same genus and species arise from a common source of from different sources?
    (a) Biotyping
    (b) DNA hybridization
    (c) Serotyping
    (d) Phage typing
  31. The method of age determination called “radioactive uranium dating” cannot be used to determine the age of
    (a) the earth
    (b) rocks
    (c) minerals on earth
    (d) fossils and plant bodies
  32. Marginal Revenue is
    (a) Revenue realized on the sale of an extra units
    (b) Revenue realized from the sale of all units
    (c) The average revenue of a firm
    (d) Revenue realized on every unit sold.
  33. Starch is insoluble in water but still it is stored in large quantity in potato because
    (a) soil microorganisms deposit it in the tuber
    (b) it is synthesized in potato root
    (c) it is useful for human
    (d) It is translocated in the form of sugar from leaves.
  34. Which of the following countries has become the first country in the world to receive funds from United Nations for its fast growing Solar Home System?
    (a) Afghanistan
    (b) Burma
    (c) Bangladesh
    (d) Switzerland
  35. Viruses that infect bacteria are called
    (a) Basal body
    (b) Basidiospores
    (c) Bacteriophages
    (d) Basophils
  36. Which of the following is not the essential element of the State?
    (a) Government
    (b) Sovereignty
    (c) Population
    (D) Institutions
  37. Who among following Indian writers have been long listed among the 13 international authors for The Man Booker Prize of 2015?
    (a) Amitav Ghosh and Amrita Pritam
    (b) Arvind Adiga and Sanjeev Sahata
    (c) Anuradha Roy and Sanjeev Sahata
    (d) Chetan Bhagat and Jhumpa Lahiri
  38. Altocumulus clouds occur at altitude of
    (a) 10000 m – 12000m
    (b) 6000 m – 10000 m
    (c) 1000 m – 1800 m
    (d) 2000 m – 6000 m
  39. In which type of vulnerability an unauthorized host pretends to be authorized host by meeting some authorization criterion?
    (a) spoofing
    (b) keystroke logger
    (c) phishing
    (d) tunnel
  40. The minor irrigation schemes have Cultural Command Area (CCA) upto
    (a) 3000 hectares
    (b) 2500 hectares
    (c) 1500 hectares
    (d) 2000 hectares
  41. Which of the following Islands is under direct threat of rising sea levels due to climate change has appealed for help form European leaders?
    (a) Palau
    (b) Tuvalu Islands
    (c) Marshall Islands
    (d) Nauru
  42. Parliamentary Government is a form of Constitutional democracy in which
    (a) the legislature emerge from and is responsible to the executive
    (b) the executives emerge from and is responsible to the judiciary.
    (c) the executive emerge from and is responsible to the legislature.
    (d) the legislatures emerge from and is responsible to the judiciary.
  43. The concept of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity enshrined in the India Constitution is inspired from
    (a) US Constitution
    (b) Irish Constitution
    (c) French Constitution
    (d) UK Constitution
  44. A dispersion indicates
    (a) the value of standard deviation.
    (b) spread of data around central measure
    (c) the value of mean
    (d) the value of mode
  45. The Rath temples at Mahabalipuram were built by
    (a) Pallavas
    (b) Cholas
    (c) Chedis
    (d) Chalukyas
  46. The principle involved in the absorption of water by soil is
    (a) Suction action
    (b) Condensation
    (c) Capillary action
    (d) Principle of absorption
  47. Which of the following is present in maximum amount in acid rain?
    (a) HNO3
    (b) H2SO4
    (c) H2CO3
    (d) HCl
  48. The lethal does required to kill 50% of the lab animals tested under standard is referred as
    (a) MLD
    (b) ID50
    (c) LD50
    (d) ID
  49. In Indian architecture ‘Surkhi’ was introduced by
    (a) Mughals
    (b) Kushans
    (c) Guptas
    (d) Sultanate Sultans
  50. Who of the following is not one of the recipients of Arjuna Award 2015?
    (a) Anoop Singh (Wrestling)
    (b) Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics)
    (c) Jitu Rai (Shooting)
    (d) P.R. Sreejesh (Hockey)

Part-C: Quantitative Aptitude

  1. PQRS is a cyclic quadrilateral, such that ratio of measures of ∠P, ∠Q and ∠R is 1:3:4 then the measure of ÐS is
    (a) 36o
    (b) 108o
    (c) 144o
    (d) 72o

Directions: Study the following which shows the amount of money invested (Rupees in crore) in the core infrastructure areas of two districts, A and B of a State, and answer the below five questions.

  1. By approximately what percent was the total investment in the districts A and B more in 1996 as compared to 1995?
    (a) 18%
    (b) 14%
    (c) 21%
    (d) 24%
  2. The total investment in electricity and thermal energy in 1995 in these two districts A and B formed approximately what percent of the total investment made in that year?
    (a) 55%
    (b) 41%
    (c) 52%
    (d) 47%
  3. In district B, the investment in which areas in 1996 did show the highest percentage increase over the investment in that area in 1995?
    (a) Nuclear
    (b) Electricity
    (c) Chemical
    (d) Solar
  4. Approximately how many times was the total investment in 1995 and 1996 in district B was that of total investment of district A in the same years?
    (a) 1.7
    (b) 2.8
    (c) 2.4
    (d) 1.9
  5. If the total investment in district B shows the same rate of increase in 1997, as it had shown from 1995 to 1996, what approximately would be the total investment in B in 1997?
    (a) Rs. 9850 crore
    (b) Rs. 10020 crore
    (c) Rs. 8540 crore
    (d) Rs. 9170 crore

Directions: The bar graph shows the results of an annual examination in a secondary school in a certain year. Answer the following four questions based on this chart.

  1. The ratio of the total number of boys passed to the total number of girls passed in the three classes VII, VIII and IX is
    (a) 20:23
    (b) 18:21
    (c) 21:26
    (d) 19:25
  2. The average number of boys passed per class is
    (a) 75
    (b) 78
    (c) 70
    (d) 72
  3. The class having the highest number of passed students, is
    (a) IX
    (b) X
    (c) VIII
    (d) VII
  4. The class in which the number of boys passed is nearest to the average number of girls passed per class is
    (a) VIII
    (b) X
    (c) VI
    (d) IX
  5. A sum of money placed at compound interest double itself at 2 years. The year it will take to amount 4 times itself is
    (a) 6
    (b) 4
    (c) 8
    (d) 3
  6. If
    then the value of a+b+c is
    (a) 6
    (b) 3
    (c) 9
    (d) 12
  7. Let a be a positive integer. When 89 and 125 are divided by a, the remainders are 4 and 6 respectively. Then the value of a is
    (a) 9
    (b) 7
    (c) 15
    (d) 17
  8. A sum of Rs. X was put at simple interest at a certain rate for 2 years. Had it been put at 3% higher rate, it would have fetched Rs. 300 more. The value of 4x is
    (a) Rs. 16,000
    (b) Rs. 20,000
    (c) Rs. 36,000
    (d) Rs. 24,000
  9. A can is full of mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio of 7:5. Whn 9 litres of mixture are drawn off from the can and replaced by the same quantitiy of liquid B, The ratio of A and B in the can becomes 7:9. The capacity of the can is
    (a) 10 litres
    (b) 21 litres
    (c) 20 litres
    (d) 36 litres
  10. If x+1 =√ y+3, y>0, then the value of ½(a) -1
    (b) 1
    (c) 0
    (d) ½
  11. The sides of triangle are 7 cm, 8 cm, 9 cm, then the area of the triangle (in cm2) is
    (a) 30√5
    (b) 24√5
    (c) 6√5
    (d) 12√5
  12. The value of (√6÷√10-√21-√35) (√6-√10÷√21-√35)
    (a) 18
    (b) 40
    (c) 27
    (d) 10
  13. A chord of length 24 cm is at a distance of 5 cm from the centre of a circle. The length of the chord of the same circle which is at a distance of 12 cm from the centre is
    (a) 10 cm
    (b) 17 cm
    (c) 12 cm
    (d) 11 cm
  14. A man sells an articles at 5%above the cost price. If he had bought it at 5% less than what he paid for it and sold it for Rs.2 less, he would have gained 10%. The cost prices of the article is
    (a) Rs.250
    (b) Rs.400
    (c) Rs.350
    (d) Rs.200
  15. If 0<θ<90o, tan θ + sin θ=m and tan θ -sinθ=n, where m≠n, then the value m2-n2 is
    (a) 2(m2+n2)
    (b) 4√mn
    (c) 4mn
    (a) 2 (tan2qθ +sin2θ)
  16. The curved surface area of a cylinder with its height equal to the radius, is equal to the curved surface area of a sphere. The ratio of volume of the cylinder to that of the sphere is
    (a) √2:3
    (b) 2√2:3
    (c) 3:2√2
    (d) 3: √2
  17. If 0<A<90o, then the value of 1/2 cot A [(1-(secA-TanA)2)/cosecA(secA-tanA)] is
    (a) 2
    (b) 0
    (c) 1
    (D) ½
  18. A number is increased by 15% and then decreased by 25% and the number becomes 22 less than the original number. The original number is
    (a) 120
    (b) 140
    (c) 100
    (d) 160
  19. The value of
    sin22o+sin24o+sin26o+……+sin290o is
    (a) 0
    (b) 22
    (c) 23
    (d) 44
  20. The radii of the base of a cylinder and a cone are equal and their volumes are also equal. Then the ratio of their heights is
    (a) 2:1
    (b) 1:2
    (c) 1:3
    (d) 1:4
  21. Points A and B are 100 km apart on a highway. One car starts from A and another from B at the same time. If the cars travel in the same direction, they meet in 5 hours. If the cars travel towards each other, they meet in 1 hour. What is the speed of the faster car?
    (a) 70 km/hour
    (b) 40 km/hour
    (c) 60 km/hour
    (d) 80 km/hour
  22. A trader lists his article 20% above the cost price and allows a discount of 10% on cash payment. His gain percent is
    (a) 6%
    (b) 10%
    (c) 5%
    (d) 8%
  23. By selling an article at ¾ of selling price, a trader incurred a loss of 10%. The profit/loss percentage, when it sold at the original selling price, is
    (a) 120 % profit
    (b) 32.5% loss
    (c) 20% loss
    (d) 20% profit
  24. A and B can separately finish a piece of work in 20 days and 15 days respectively. They worked together for 6 days, after which B was replaced by C. If the work was finished in next 4 days, then the number of days in which C alone could do the work is
    (a) 50 days
    (b) 30 days
    (c) 40 days
    (d) 60 days
  25. If 4 men and 6 women can complete a work in 8 days, while 3 men and 7 women can complete it in 10 days, then 10 women complete it in
    (a) 40 days
    (b) 45 days
    (c) 35 days
    (d) 50 days
  26. A merchant purchase a wrist watch for Rs.1200 and fixes its list price such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. The list price of the watch is
    (a) Rs.1600
    (b) Rs.1200
    (c) Rs.1400
    (d) Rs.1800
  27. If p, q, r are al real numbers, then (p-q)3 +(q-r)3+(r-p)3 is equal to
    (a) 0
    (b) 3(p-q)(q-r)(r-p)
    (c) (p-q)(q-r)(r-p)
    (d) 1
  28. If a/b=c/d=e/f, then each of them is equal to
    (a) (a+3x-5e)/(b+3d-5f)
    (b) (a-c-e)/ (b+d-5f)
    (c) (a+3c-5e)/(b+d-f)
    (d) (3a+3c-5e)/b+3d-f)
  29. If 3x+y =81 and 81x-y=3, then the value of x/y is
    (a) 15/34
    (b) 15/17
    (c) 17/15
    (d) 17/30
  30. If a person spends 40% of his income on food, 20% on house rent and 70% of the remaining on children’s education, then the percentage of his income left is
    (a) 8%
    (b) 10%
    (c) 6%
    (d) 12%
  31. In a Δ ABC, a straight line parallel to BC intersects the sides AB and AC at P and Q respectively such that AP:PB=3:2, then the ratio of the area of ΔAPQ: ΔABC is
    (a) 25:4
    (b) 9:4
    (c) 4:9
    (d) 9:25
  32. The average monthly income of A and B is Rs.15,050, the average monthly income of B and C is Rs.15,350 and the average income of A and C is Rs.15,200. The monthly income of A is
    (a) Rs.15,900
    (b) Rs.15,200
    (c) Rs.14,900
    (d) Rs,15,500
  33. The length of the diagonal BD of the parallelogram ABCD is 12 cm. P and Q are the centroids of the Δ ABC and Δ ADC respectively. The length (In cm) of the line segment PQ is
    (a) 6
    (b) 5
    (c) 4
    (d) 3
  34. A cylindrical rod of radius 30 cm and length 40 cm is melted and made into spherical balls of radius 1 cm. The number of spherical balls is
    (a) 36000
    (b) 27000
    (c) 90000
    (d) 40000
  35. The value of
    (a) 0.04
    (b) 0.02
    (c) 0.01
    (d) 0.03
  36. If x=1 +√2+√3 and y=1+√2-√3, then the value of (x2-4xy-y2)/(x-y)
    (a) 1
    (b) 2√2
    (c) 6
    (d) 2(1+√2)
  37. From the top and bottom of a straight hill, the angle of depression and elevation of the top of a pillar of 10 m. height are observed to be 60o and 30o The height (in metres) of the hill is
    (a) 40
    (b) 30
    (c) 80
    (d) 60
  38. If tan θ +sec θ=2, then the value of tan θ is
    (a) 2/3
    (b) 3/5
    (c) 4/5
    (d) ¾
  39. If X+1/X=3, where x ≠0, then the value of
    (a) 5
    (b) 7
    (c) 2
    (d) 3
  40. A man travelled a distance of 72 km in 12 hours. He travelled partly on foot at 5 km/hour and partly on bicycle at 10 km/hour. The distance travelled foot is
    (a) 46 km
    (b) 52 km
    (c) 50 km
    (d) 48 km
  41. The sum of two numbers is 15 1/3 and their difference is 4 2/3, The product of the numbers is
    (a) 50
    (b) 48 2/3
    (c) 55 1/3
    (d) 60
  42. The ratio of the radii of two cylinders is 2:1 and their heights are in the ratio 3:2. Then their volumes are in the ratio
    (a) 3:1
    (b) 4:3
    (c) 6:5
    (d) 6:1
  43. The average age of a class is 15.8 years. The average age of the boys in the class is 16.4 years while that of the girls is 15.4 years. The ratio of boys to girls in the class is
    (a) 3:5
    (b) 2:3
    (c) 3:4
    (d) 1:2
  44. AB and AC are two chords of a circle. The tangents at B and C meet at P. If ∠BAC=54o, then the measure of ∠BPC is
    (a) 36o
    (b) 54o
    (c) 72o
    (d) 108o

Part-D: English Comprehension

Directions: Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

Passage (Five Questions)

Flattery means ‘praising insincerely in order to please’. Every flatterer says words in which he himself does not believe. While flattering he is insincere to the man he is praising and to himself. In doing so he does not mind if he corrupts the minds of those whom he flatters.

Flattery is immoral because it stains the human conscience. It creates a world of falsehood and thus an outrage of man’s sense of decency and gentlemanly behavior.

A man who feels happy when flattered lives in a fool’s paradise. Flattery is the ready weapon of the opportunist. This weapon easily conquests the weak willed man. It works on the general weakness of human beings. We all love to be told what we are not rather than what we are. Flattery is equal bad for him who is flattered and for him who flatters.

Flattery deceives us by giving us false notions about ourselves. By falling a victim to it, we show lack of character. By accepting flattery we make ourselves and moral values by claiming what is not rightfully its own. It thrives on corruption and leads to human bankruptcy. It is thus the greatest of disease which can plague humanity.

  1. How does flattery deceive us?
    (a) It makes us more corrupt
    (b) It makes us feel indecent
    (c) It makes us bankrupt
    (d) It gives us false ideas about ourselves.
  2. ‘Thrives’ in the passage means
    (a) prospers
    (b) collects
    (c) provides
    (d) fills
  3. Flattery can stain the
    (a) mind
    (b) human conscience
    (c) heart
    (d) emotion
  4. Flattery means
    (a) insincere praise in order to please
    (b) being anti-social
    (c) claiming what is not ours
    (d) being immoral
  5. How does the weapon of flatter work?
    (a) It conquers the man with a weak will.
    (b) A man feels sad.
    (c) It conquers the man with a strong will.
    (d) A man does not like it.

Directions: In the following FIVE 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. Jinx
    (a) tour
    (b) taunt
    (c) spell
    (d) juncture
  2. Conjecture
    (a) gathering
    (b) strife
    (c) critic
    (d) guess
  3. Brazen
    (a) modest
    (b) melodramatic
    (c) trashy
    (d) shameless
  4. Contentious
    (a) benevolent
    (b) controversial
    (c) extravagant
    (d) precious
  5. Synopsis
    (a) report
    (b) discussion
    (c) summary
    (d) preview

Directions: Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

Passage (Five Questions)

The destructive process of Mountain Top Removal mining (MTR) has caused permanent damage to Appalachia. Although the law requires that mining companies restore the mountaintops after the mining has been completed, the 1.5 million acres of mountains that have already been removed cannot be re-grown, re-built, or replaced. The companies do secure the rock formations to prevent erosion and landslides. But their efforts cannot recreate the once beautiful mountain landscape. Furthermore, while companies are usually vigilant abut securing the rock formations, they seem less interested in restoring the native vegetation. MTR operations clear enormous tracts of forest. Environmental hazards are not only created in preparing a mountaintop for mining, they also continue once the coal has been extracted. After the blast, the excess mountaintop –  which miners refer to as “overburden” – is usually dumped into nearby valleys or streams. The overburden contains a variety of toxic substances, including explosive residue, silica and coal dust.

  1. The work opposite in meaning to “Vigilant” is
    (a) lenient
    (b) displeased
    (c) careless
    (d) annoyed
  2. MTR operations cause environmental hazards because
    (a) mountaintops dumped in valleys & streams contain toxic substance.
    (b) it destroys natural vegetation
    (c) it causes explosion
    (d) it causes landslides.
  3. In the Appalachian region MTR has caused
    (a) floods
    (b) widespread damage
    (c) landslides
    (d) permanent beautification
  4. After the MTR operation, the mining companies
    (a) replace the mountaintops
    (b) beautify the mountains
    (c) restore native vegetation
    (d) secure rock formations to prevent erosion.
  5. The term “overburden” means
    (a) excess mountaintop left after the extraction of coal through the blast.
    (b) weeds planted by mining companies.
    (c) remnants of natural forests.
    (d) debris from landslides.

Directions: In the following Five Questions, 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 required, choose “No Improvement” option.

  1. Try to lower the amount of fat in your diet.
    (a) No improvement
    (b) Reduce
    (c) Cut
    (d) Lose
  2. I contradicted against
    (a) contradicted over
    (b) No improvement
    (c0 contradicted
    (d) contradicted with
  3. No sooner than it stopped raining, the children went out.
    (a) did it stop raining than
    (b) had it stopped raining than
    (c) No improvement
    (d) did it stopped raining than
  4. You must accustom yourself with new ideas.
    (a) get accustom to
    (b) accustom yourself to
    (c) accustomed yourself with
    (d) No improvement
  5. You should cut off on the amount of cigarettes you smoke.
    (a) cut up
    (b) cut down
    (c) No improvement
    (d) cut out

Directions: In the following Five 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. To put his foot down.
    (a) Withdraw
    (b) Resign
    (c) Not to yield
    (d) Concede
  2. Have a foot in the grave.
    (a) be close to death
    (b) have no interest in life
    (c) have an incurable disease
    (d) be afraid to die.
  3. A hornet’s nest.
    (a) an unpleasant situation
    (b) a dilemma
    (c) a comfortable position
    (d) among thorns
  4. To roll out the red carpet.
    (a) to decorate the room
    (b) to given a grand welcome
    (c) to give a warning signal
    (d) to buy a gift
  5. To have an axe to grind.
    (a) To work for both sides
    (b) To fail to arouse interest
    (c) To criticize someone
    (d) To have a selfish end to serve

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

  1. Three years have elapsed since I had gone to visit my aunt in the city.
    (a) visit my aunt in the city.
    (b) No error
    (c) Since I had gone to
    (d) three years have elapsed
  2. He needs not have shouted at me that way.
    (a) No error
    (b) at me that way.
    (c) not have shouted
    (d) He needs
  3. I reached two hours before he had came.
    (a) No error
    (b) he had came.
    (c) I reached
    (d) two hours before
  4. The car that he is using these days in belonging to his employer.
    (a) to his employer
    (b) these days is belonging
    (c) The car that he is using
    (d) No error
  5. He assured me that he will return in an hour
    (a) He assured me
    (b) No error
    (c) in an hour
    (d) that he will return

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

  1. Osctracize
    (a) patronize
    (b) shun
    (c) crucify
    (d) discard
  2. Unapproachable
    (a) withdrawn
    (b) unclear
    (c) accessible
    (d) casual
  3. Abstain
    (a) repel
    (b) disgrace
    (c) indulge
    (d) dismiss
  4. Misanthropist
    (a) zealot
    (b) pedant
    (c) pragmatist
    (d) philanthropist
  5. Fortify
    (a) support
    (b) intensify
    (c) undermine
    (d) strengthen

Directions: In the following Five Questions, out fo the alternatives, choose the one which can substituted for the given words/sentences indicate it by blackening the appropriate circle the Answer Sheet.

  1. The belief that God is in everything, include nature.
    (a) pantheism
    (b) Polytheism
    (c) Mysticism
    (d) Naturalism
  2. The study of growing garden plants
    (a) orchard
    (b) horticulture
    (c) nomenclature
    (d) nursery
  3. One who copies from other writers
    (a) Antagonist
    (b) Plagiarist
    (c) Contender
    (d) Offender
  4. Scientific study of Earthquakes
    (a) geography
    (b) Seismology
    (c) Anthropology
    (d) Astrology
  5. Gradually advanced
    (a) evoluted
    (b) evolved
    (c) evaded
    (d) advantaged

Directions: In the following Five 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) Dastitution
    (b) Divienation
    (c) Dysfunction
    (d) Divarsion
  2. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Hillarious
    (b) Congrruous
    (c) Audacious
    (d) Auspiscious
  3. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Hyegienic
    (b) Hyigeinic
    (c) Hygeinic
    (d) Hygienic
  4. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Conceilment
    (b) Confinment
    (c) Conteinment
    (d) Consignment
  5. Find the correctly spelt word.
    (a) Surveillance
    (b) Obeisence
    (c) Perservarance
    (d) Turbulance

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

  1. His profession is teaching but his ____ is photography.
    (a) vocative
    (b) vacation
    (c) vocation
    (d) avocation
  2. He quarreled with his boss, _____ of the consequences.
    (a) confident
    (b) heedless
    (c) weary
    (d) devoid
  3. As the driver swerved violently at the turning, the wheel came off, as it was already ___.
    (a) loss
    (b) lose
    (c) lost
    (d) loose
  4. Some verbs need a ____ to convey the full meaning.
    (a) compliment
    (b) complimentary
    (c) complement
    (d) component
  5. The demonstration passed off without ____.
    (a) coincidence
    (b) incidence
    (c) incident
    (d) accident



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