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  • Written exam consists of one objective paper.
  • There are total three parts in the written exam.
    • General Intelligence Reasoning
    • General Awareness
    • English Language and Comprehension
  • Total time is 2 hours and for visually handicapped 2 hours 40 minutes.
  • There will be negative marking. 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC Stenographer (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’):

MEASUREMEN1’Directions (1-9): In the fol­lowing questions, select the related word / letters/number from the giv­en alternatives

1. Bus : Road : :Train : ?

  1. Junction
  2. Rail
  3. Trail
  4. Engine

2. Police : Constable : : Class : ?

  1. Teacher
  2. Student
  3. Monitor
  4. Principal

3. Bird : Feather : : ?

  1. Tree : Leaves
  2. Lady : Dress
  3. Fish : Scales
  4. Skin : Man

4. Spring : Elasticity : ?

  1. Person : Whims
  2. Wool : Warmth’ ·
  3. Marketing : Advertising
  4. Radio : Broadcast

5 . TIPS : SPIT : ·: GOD : ?

  1. ODG
  2. GOOD
  3. DOGO
  4. DOG

6. GFED : TSRQ : : KJIH : ?

  1. PQRS
  2. .HIJK
  3. XWVU
  4. WXYZ

7. 9 : 26 : : 81 : ?

  1. 90
  2. 99
  3. 242
  4. 729

8. 3 : 26 : : ? : 124

  1. 15
  2. 13
  3. 14
  4. 24

9 . 4 : 27 : : 9 : ?

  1. 12
  2. 64
  3. 32
  4. 16

Directions (10-18) : In the following questions; select the one which is different from the other three responses.

10.

  1. Square metre
  2. Square feet
  3. Square inch
  4. Square root

11.

  1. Square
  2. Cone
  3. Triangle
  4. Rectangle

12.

  1. Hard – Soft
  2. Pointed – Blunt
  3. Sweet – Sour
  4. Long – High

13.

  1. LKJ
  2. QPO
  3. WUS
  4. ZYX

14.

  1. ACEG
  2. BDFH
  3. CEGI
  4. DEFI

15.

  1. srQP
  2. nmLK
  3. gfED
  4. TSuv

16.

  1. 36,17
  2. 48,21
  3. 56,25
  4. 68,31

17.

  1. 625
  2. 225
  3. 169
  4. 256

18.

  1. 82
  2. 45
  3. 28
  4. 44

Directions (19-20): In the following questions, which one of the given resp6nses would be a meaningful order of the following words in ascending order?

19.
1.Collector   2.Governor    3.Chief Secretary   4.President   5.Clerk

  1. 1,  2,  3,  4 , 5
  2. 5,  1,  3,  2,  4
  3. 5,  1,  3,  4,  2
  4. 5,  1,  4,  3,  2

20.
1.Weekly  2. Daily   3. Monthly  4. Fortnightly  5. Bimonthly

  1. 1, 4, 3, 2, 5
  2. 2, 1 ,4, 3, 5
  3. 4, 1 ,2, 3, 5
  4. 5, 1, 2, 3, 4

21. Which one of the following words will appear fourth in the English dictionary ?

  1. Encradle
  2. Encourage
  3. Encroach
  4. Encounter

22. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed.at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ?
-zy-zxy- yxzx – zyx – xy

  1. yxzyz
  2. zxyzy
  3. yzxyx
  4. xyzzy

Directions (23-26) : In the following questions, choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

23. MES, LDR, KCQ _____, IAO

  1. KCO
  2. KBP
  3. JCQ
  4. JBP

24. IKMO,  TVXZ, _____ LMNO

  1. ABCD
  2. CEGH
  3. EGIK
  4. GIKM

25. 4 ,_____, 144,400,900, 1764

  1. 25
  2. 36
  3. 49
  4. 100

26. 2 , 10,30,68,_____

  1. 125
  2. 130
  3. 128
  4. 135

27. Find the wrong number in the given series.
9, 16,25.36,49.61

  1. 16
  2. 9
  3. 49
  4. 61

28. Fathima while introducing Mustafa lo her husband said. his brother’s father is the only son of my grandfather. How is F’athima related to Mustafa ?

  1. Aunt
  2. Sister
  3. NIece
  4. Mother

29. Tarun’s age is the cube of a whole number. It was square of another whole number two years ago. How long he must wail before his age is again the cube of a whole number?

  1. 2 years
  2. 10 years
  3. 37 years
  4. 39 years

30. Fr0111 the given alternatives. select the word which can be formed using the letters of the given word.
MEASUREMENT

  1. ASSURE
  2. MANTYLE
  3. MASTER
  4. SUMMIT

31. From the given alternatives, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.
RATIONALE

  1. RATION
  2. TRAIL
  3. TONER
  4. .RELATE

32.  If in a certain code, DAUGHTER is written as TERDAUGH, how will APTITUDE be written in that code ?

  1. DEUAPTIT
  2. UDEAPTIT
  3. DUEAPTIT
  4. DAUEPTIT

33. If GERMANY is written as ‘7, 5, 18, 13, l , 14, 25, how can FRANCE be written In that code?

  1. 6,18, 1,14.3,5
  2. 6,3.18, 14, 1 ,5
  3. 8,2, 14,5 , 13,6
  4. 8.16, 14,3, 1,5

Directions (34-35): In the following  questions. find the missing number from the given responses.

34.

80  60   ?
40  30  20
60  50  40

  1. 30
  2. 40
  3. 140
  4. 20

35.
7   9   10
4   8    6
2   3    4
14   ?   15

  1. 20
  2. 24
  3. 28
  4. 32

38. Following equations are solved on the basis of a certain system. On the same .basis, find out the correct answer for the unsolved equation.
8 + 5 + 3 = 358. 3 + 7 + 6 = 673, then 4 + 7 + 6 = ?

  1. 476
  2. 674
  3. 764
  4. 746

37. Select the correct combination of mathematical * signs to replace signs and to balance the given equation.
15 * 5 *3*25

  1. =  ÷  x
  2. x  ÷  =
  3. ÷  x  =
  4. x  =  ÷

38. If A stands for ‘Addition’, M for ‘Multiplication’. D for ‘Division’, G for “Greater than’ and L for ‘Lesser than’, then which of the following alternatives will be logically correct?

  1. 18D6A8L4A6D2
  2. 18D9A6L8A6M2
  3. 18A6M2L3M3A4
  4. 18D2A1G4M2A6

39. Vijet walks 5 km .towards South, then he walks 3 km turning to right. Again he turns to his right and walks 5 km. He then turns to his left and walks 5 km. How far is he now from the starting ·point ?

  1. 3km
  2. 5km
  3. 8km
  4. 6km

40. A man starts from a point ‘x’ and walks 3 km southwards, then he turns left and walks 6 km. In which direction is he from the starting point ?

  1. South – West
  2. South – East
  3. West
  4. South

41. P’s. age is equal lo Q. R is younger than S. T is younger than R but elder than P. Which one is the oldest ?

  1. P
  2. Q
  3. R
  4. S

42. C is to the West of B and South-West of A. D is to the North-West of A and North of C and is in line with A B. In which direction from the point of A, B is located?

  1. North-East
  2. South-East
  3. North-West
  4. South-West

Directions (43-44) : In the following questions, two statements are given 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 are to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements :

43. Statements :
1. All players are doctors.
2. Some doctors are actors.
Conclusions :
I. Some doctors are players as well as actors.
II. All actors are doctors.

  1. Only conclusion I follows.
  2. Only conclusion II follows.
  3. Both conclusions I and II follow.
  4. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

44. Statements : Classical music is divine. Talented people can learn classical music easily.
Conclusions :
I. Those who learn classical music become great.
II. Only talented people can learn classical music.

  • Only conclusion I follows.
  • Only conclusion II follows.
  • Both conclusions I and II follow.
  • Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

45. Which on of the following diagrams best depicts the relationship among Elephants, Wolves and Animals ?
SSC S. Question45

46. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure ?
SSC S. Question46

47. Select the answer figure in which the question figure is hidden/ embedded.
SSC S. Question47

48. 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?
SSC S. Question48

49. Which of the answer figure is exactly the mirror Image of the given figure, when the mirror Is held on the line AB ?
SSC S. Question49

50. 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 .. ‘A’ can be represented by 02, 14. 33, etc. and ’K’ can be represented by 57. 69. 88, etc. Identify the set for the word SOAP.
SSC S. Question50

  1. 13.55.21,66
  2. 01.56,21,67
  3. 32. 56, 20, 66
  4. 20,56,21,66

GENERAL AWARENESS

51. The present monetary system In India is managed by

  1. Nationalized Banks
  2. The State Bank of India
  3. The Central Finance Ministry
  4. The Reserve Bank of India

52. What is a Multinational Company?

  1. A joint venture among more than two countries
  2. A company set up with foreign capital
  3. A company having operations in many countries.
  4. A company holding a monopoly over the sale of a certain commodity In several countries.

53. Explicit + Implicit Costs =

  1. Private Costs
  2. Accounting Costs
  3. Economic Costs
  4. Social Costs

54. Which of the following is not relevant to Human Resource Development?

  1. Education
  2. Women and Child Development
  3. Caste system
  4. Youth Affairs and Sports

55. A Trade Cycle consists of

  1. Three Phases
  2. Four Phases
  3. Five Phases
  4. Six Phases

56. The Khilafat Movement was organized to protest against

  1. religious interference by the British
  2. Russian Revolution
  3. dismemberment of Turkey
  4. suppression of Pathans

57. Planning Commission was established in the year

  1. 1980
  2. 1970
  3. 1950
  4. 1960

58. India witnessed single party domination till

  1. 1962
  2. 1967
  3. 1971
  4. 1977

59.Which part of the Constitution  of India has been described as the soul of the Constitution?

  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Preamble
  4. Panchayats

60. Constituent Assembly adopted the Constitution on

  1. 15th August 1947
  2. 26th November 1949
  3. 26th January 1950
  4. 30th January 1948

61. The restless Iron Pillar at Mehrauli (Delhi) was erected by

  1. Mauryas
  2. Kushans
  3. Guptas
  4. Satavahanas

62. the famous ‘Gayatri Mantra has been taken from

  1. Rigveda
  2. Sarnaveda
  3. Yajurveda
  4. Atharvaveda

63. The Rajput King who was defeated by Babur in the battle of Khanwa was

  1. Udai Singh
  2. Rana Pratap Singh
  3. Rana Sanga
  4. Rudra Deva

64. Who was the founder of the Ramakrishna Mission?

  1. Sri Ramakrishna
  2. Swami Shraddhananda
  3. Keshab Chandra
  4. Swami-Vivekananda

65. Who led the Mutiny at Kanpur?

  1. Begum Hazrat Mahal
  2. Nana Sahib
  3. Tantia Tope
  4. Rani Laxmibai

66. Which ‘water Body’ separates Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

  1. Andaman Sea
  2. Bay of Bengal
  3. Ten Degree Channel
  4. Eleventh Degree Channel

67. State Highways are maintained by

  1. Individual States
  2. Central Government
  3. Central and State Governments jointly
  4. Private parties selected by the State Governments

68. The first port developed after Independence Was

  1. Nhava Sheva
  2. Kandla
  3. New Mangalore
  4. Mumbai

69. The neighbouring country of India which has the smallest area is

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Bhutan
  4. Nepal

70. Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary is In the State of __________

  1. Bihar
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Assam
  4. Kerala

71. Resin is extracted from

  1. Papaya
  2. Pine
  3. Rubber
  4. Banyan

72. A common plant found in tropical rainforest is

  1. Pine
  2. Eucalyptus
  3. Orchid
  4. Fir

73. Which of the following vitamins is necessary for clotting of blood?

  1. K
  2. C
  3. A
  4. B

74. Influenza Virus contains

  1. RNA only
  2. DNA only
  3. Both RNA and DNA in equal proportion.
  4. DNA with very small proportion of RNA.

75. Lung fish is a link between

  1. Amphibia and Birds
  2. Reptiles and Birds
  3. Amphibia and Reptiles
  4. Reptiles and Mammals

76. Green gland is the excretory organ of

  1. Earthworm
  2. Cockroach
  3. Prawn
  4. House-fly

77. When pressure is increased, the boiling point of water

  1. decreases
  2. Increases
  3. remains the same
  4. depends on the volume of vapour formed.

78. In the treatment of skin disease the radio isotope used is

  1. Radio phosphorous
  2. Radio iodine
  3. Radio lead
  4. Radio cobalt

79. Rainbow has: (Choose incorrect statement)

  1. red light as its outer –most colour towards sky
  2. red light as its inner-most colour towards earth
  3. violet light as its innermost colour towards earth
  4. its curvature bent towards earth.

80. A cyclist in circular motion should lean

  1. Forward
  2. Backward
  3. Sideways towards the centre
  4. Sideway away from the centre

81. The monitor of a computer is

  1. an input device
  2. an output device
  3. a storage device
  4. a processing device

82.__________ is a collection of wires through which data is transmitted from one part of a computer to another part.

  1. Port
  2. Channel
  3. Bus
  4. Add on card

83. Amalgam is an alloy in which the base metal is

  1. Copper
  2. Zinc
  3. Aluminium
  4. Mercury

84. The physical method commonly used to purify sea water is

  1. Evaporation
  2. Sedimentation
  3. Filtration
  4. Distillation

85. The chemical name of ‘oil of vitriol’ is

  1. Phosphoric acid
  2. Nitric acid
  3. Sulphuric acid
  4. Hydrochloric acid

86. Cathode rays are

  1. Electromagnetic waves
  2. Radiations
  3. Stream of a-particles
  4. Stream of electrons

87. The National Park ‘Valley of Flowers’ lies in the State of

  1. Kerala
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Uttarakhand
  4. Jammu & Kashmir

88. Bhopal Gas Tragedy was caused by

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Methyl isocyanite
  4. Cyanide

89. The example of a secondary pollutant is

  1. CFC (Chlorofluorocarbon)
  2. PAN ( Peroxy acetyl nitrate)
  3. CH4 (Methane)
  4. Cl2 (Chlorine)

90. In big cities, air pollution is mainly due to

  1. burning of fossil fuel
  2. thermal power plant
  3. sewage
  4. suspended particles

91. The term ‘Let’ is associated with

  1. Badminton
  2. Chess
  3. Hockey
  4. Football

92. The oral polio vaccine was discovered by

  1. Alexander Flemming
  2. Jonas Salk
  3. Edmond Fischer
  4. Joseph E. Murray

93. Who of the following Nobel Laureates for their relentless struggle for peace, was awarded 2010 Nobel Prize?

  1. Barack H. Obama
  2. Liu Xiao Bo
  3. Martti Ahttsaari
  4. Shirin Ebadi

94. The Umiam Hydel-Project dam is located a few kilometres north of

  1. Guwahati
  2. Shillong
  3. Kohima
  4. Imphal

95. The expenses of the Government of India are the highest on account of subsidy on

  1. Fertilizers
  2. Oil
  3. LPG
  4. Food

96. In accordance with the directions of RBI, banking facilities are required to be provided at all places having population of more than 2000 by the end of

  1. March 2015
  2. March 2014
  3. March 2013
  4. March 2012

97. Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), an autonomous self-governing body. was created within the State of

  1. Nagaland
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Assam
  4. Mizoram

98. ‘Simla Pact’ between India\ and Pakistan was signed in the year

  1. 1965
  2. 1971
  3. 1972
  4. 2001

99. In which of the following States are Garo and Khasi tribes found ?

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Nagaland
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Mizoram

100. Manipur has common boundaries with the group of States of

  1. Nagaland. Assam and Mizoram
  2. Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura
  3. Meghalaya. Mizoram and Tripura
  4. Nagaland, Mizoram and Meghalaya

ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPREHENSION

Directions (101-110) : In the· following questions. some parts of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. Your answer Is (4) Le. No error.

101 .
I am thinking (1)/ to write (2)/ my autobiography. (3)/No error (4)

102.
Your sari (1)/ is superior (2)/ to mine. (3)/ No error (4).

103.
The Ganges has overflowed (1)/ its banks (2)/ and each of the four villages are flooded. (3)/No error (4).

104.
What you (1)/ do in the (2)/evenings? (3)/ No error (4).

105.
Last night (1)/ you returned(2)/ lately. (3)/ No error (4).

106.
I felt sure (1)/ he would die (2)/and that his money would go to his daughter. (3)/ No error (4).

107.
Dresses. skirts and children’s clothing (1)/ ar~ advertised (2)/ at great reduced prices. (3) I No error (4).

108.
Vijay. having finished his paper(1)/ he (2)/ left the examination hall. (3)/ No error (4).

109.
Two and two (1)/ are equal to (2) four. (3)/ No error (4).

110.
She wondered ( 1) / how was he going to manage (2) I. if he couldn’t get a job. (3)/ No error(4).

Directions (171-175) : In the following questions. sentences are
given with blanks to be filled in with appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

111. My father _________ home last week.

  1. left off
  2. went back
  3. made out
  4. came down

112. He asserted ________my proposal.

  1. to
  2. with
  3. above
  4. of

113. I _______home before she arrived.

  1. had left
  2. left
  3. Have left
  4. has left

114. You will have to _________ your mistakes.

  1. pay to
  2. pay for
  3. pay off
  4. pay over

115. The thieves ________ In a stolen jeep.

  1. Made out
  2. Made up
  3. Made off
  4. Made over

Directions (116-120): In the following questions. out of the four alternatives. choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

116. Flatter

  1. hate
  2. praise
  3. love
  4. estimate

117. Fragile

  1. weak
  2. durable
  3. lasting
  4. sturdy

118. Unique

  1. ordinary
  2. common
  3. unusual
  4. special

119. Inevitable

  1. optional
  2. necessary
  3. countable
  4. enviable

120. Bondage

  1. slavery
  2. fetters
  3. chains
  4. imprisonment

Directions (121- 125): In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

121. Sterile

  1. Lively
  2. fertile
  3. plenty
  4. useful

122. Prominent

  1. prompt
  2. prolong
  3. insignificant
  4. prove

123. Memory

  1. reminder
  2. forgetfulness
  3. ignorance
  4. Indifference

124. Relish

  1. tolerate
  2. refuse
  3. disgust
  4. relent

125. Industrious

  1. industrial
  2. lazy
  3. smart
  4. intelligent

Directions (126-130) : In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the idioms/phrases. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idioms/phrases.

126. Like wildfire

  1. here and there
  2. slowly
  3. rapidly
  4. partially

127. A Herculean task

  1. A task which requires little effort
  2. A task which requires a lot of patience
  3. A task which requires enormous courage
  4. A task which requires great effort

128. To make light of

  1. to bring light into life
  2. to treat as unimportant
  3. to make candles
  4. to light a fire

129. To took into

  1. to observe
  2. to search
  3. to peep
  4. to investigate

130. ‘To egg on”

  1. to urge
  2. to advise
  3. to ask
  4. to warn

Direction (131- 135) : In the following questions, the. first and the last parts of the sentences are  numbered 1 and 6. The rest 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.

131. 1. The Leeds University
P. a number
Q. offers
R. to international
S. of scholarships
6. students

  1. QRPS
  2. RPSQ
  3. QPSR
  4. PQRS

132. 1. Academicians
P. who have been involved in the debate
Q. Including former Vice-chancellors
R. that the legislation can help providing a uniform character
S. on a common university law, think
6. to the university bodies such as senate syndicate etc

  1. RQPS
  2. SRQP
  3. PSRQ
  4. QPSR

133. 1. There is
P. as the gift
Q. and love for humanity
R. no such thing
S. of brotherhood
6. in this world

  1. RPSQ
  2. PRSQ
  3. QPRS
  4. RSPQ

134. 1. The World Health Organisation
P. the greatest villain
Q. has pointed out
R. is
S. the tobacco
6. in the history of humankind

  1. QSRP
  2. PQRS
  3. QPRS
  4. RPSQ

136. 1. My friend’s protest
P. a cry
Q. turned out to be
R. injustice
S. against
6. in the wilderness

  1. PRQS
  2. SRQP
  3. QRSP
  4. RQSP

Directions (136-145): In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Active Voice/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one Which best expresses the same sentence In Passive/ Active Voice.

136. We should meet all our needs.

  1. Our needs should be met.
  2. All our needs are to be met by us.
  3. All our needs should be met be us.
  4. All of us should meet our needs.

137. The recently damaged roads are being repaired by them.

  1. The repaired the recently damaged roads .
  2. They have repaired the recently damaged roads.
  3. They are repairing the recently damaged roads.
  4. The recently damaged roads were repaired by them.

138. A method has been devised by them to solve this problem.

  1. They have devised a method to solve that problem.
  2. They have devised a method to solve this problem.
  3. They have solved the problem methodically.
  4. They have solved the problem by a method.

139. She cannot manage the situation

  1. The situation cannot be managed by her
  2. The situation Is unmanageable for her
  3. Her situation cannot be managed.
  4. Managing the situation is not possible by her.

140. The officer will convene a meeting of his subordinates.

  1. His subordinates will be convened for a meeting by the officer.
  2. The officer will convene his subordinates for a meeting.
  3. The officer would convene a meeting of his subordinates.
  4. A meeting of his subordinates will be convened by the officer.

141. Our hosts treated us very kindly.

  1. We got kind treatment from our hosts.
  2. We were treated very kindly by our hosts.
  3. We were kindly treated by hosts
  4. Our treatment was kind.

142. Who painted the wall?

  1. By whom had the wall been painted?
  2. By whom was the Wall painted
  3. By whom Is the wall been painted
  4. By whom has the wall been painted?

143. The ministry will have instructed the security agencies.

  1. The security agencies will have been Instructed the ministry.
  2. The security agencies will have been instructed by the ministry.
  3. The instructions were given by the ministry to the security agencies.
  4. The instructions were taken by the security agencies from the ministry.

144. He was given the details of his uncle’s will by the lawyer.

  1. His uncle’s will was given to him by his lawyer.
  2. The lawyer gave him the details of his uncle’s Will.
  3. His uncle’s will and its details were given by the lawyer.
  4. The  details of the Will was given by his lawyer.

145. Your little boy broke my  kitchen Window this morning.

  1. My kitchen window got broke by your little boy.
  2. This morning the kitchen Window was broke by your little boy.
  3. My little boy broke your kitchen window this morning.
  4. My kitchen window was broken by your little boy this morning.

Directions (146-155): In the following questions. a part of the sentence is printed In bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer Is (4).

146. Strangely enough the candidates restricted themselves to small rallies and kept away from some rural areas.

  1. the candidates restricted their selves
  2. the candidates were restricted to themselves
  3. the candidates have restricted their selves
  4. No Improvement

147. The man who will score the maximum points, will carry the trophy.

  1. who scores the maximum points
  2. who the maximum points scores
  3. who would score the maxi- mum points
  4. No improvement

148. Japanese armies effort to de­stroy the Allied forces at Imphal and invade India, but were driven back in,to Burma.

  1. attempted to destroy
  2. experimented to destroy
  3. strengthened to destruct
  4. No improvement

149. India is one of the most vi­brant democracies of the world .

  1. brightest democracy
  2. vibrant democracy
  3. lively democracies
  4. No improvement

150. He stopped to work an hour ago.

  1. worked
  2. to have worked
  3. working
  4. No improvement

151. My teacher is the kinder of all.

  1. kind
  2. kindly
  3. kindest
  4. No improvement

152. The accident occurred in the centre of the road

  1. middle
  2. path
  3. way
  4. No improvement

153. Hardly had I reached the sta­tion when the train started.

  • then
  • than
  • since
  • No improvement

154. He is wilful to help you.

  1. willingly
  2. Willing
  3. wilfully
  4. No improvement

155. His father died when he was very young

  1. broke down
  2. passed away
  3. took off
  4. No improvement

Detections ( 156-165) : In the fc1llowtng questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect form . Out of the four alternatives suggest­ed , select the one which best ex­ presses the same sentence in Indi­ rect/ Direct form.

156. The stranger said , “Can you show. me the way ?”

  1. The stranger said whether can show him the way.
  2. The stranger asked whether he could show me the way.
  3. The stranger asked whether l could show him the way.
  4. The stranger said that I could show him the way.

157. ”Do the staff have any problem ?” the manager asked.

  1. The manager inquired whether the staff have had any problem.
  2. The manager inquired whether the staff have had had any problem.
  3. The manager inquired whether the staff had had any problem
  4. The manager inquired whether the staff had any problem.

158. She said to him , “Who are you ? Who are you looking for ?”

  1. She asked him who he was and who he was looking for.
  2. She questioned him who he was and who was he look­ing for.
  3. She asked him who was he and who was he looking for.
  4. She asked him who are you and who are you looking for.

159. Shreyas said to his brother, “Are you feeling better ?”

  1. Shrcyas asked his brother if he was feeling better.
  2. Shreyas told his brother are you feeling better. ·
  3. Shreyas told that he was feeling better.
  4. Shreyas asked his brother are you feeling better.

160. “Good Morning. Father!” Baby Kochamma would call out when she saw him.

  1. Baby Kochamma would call out to Father in the in the morning when she saw him.
  2. Baby kochamma would tell him it was morning when she saw him.
  3. When Baby Kochamma saw him, she would wish the Father a good morning.
  4. Baby Kochamma would call Father when She saw him in the morning.

161. “What a beautiful gift!” my ” friend said .

  1. My friend retorted that the gift was beautiful.
  2. My friend said that it is a beautiful gift
  3. My friend explained that the gift was beautiful
  4. My friend exclaimed that the gift was beautiful

162. “Are there no prisons·?” asked Scrooge.

  1. Scrooge inquired about the status of prisons.
  2. Scrooge wan ted to know if there were no prisons.
  3. Scrooge asked if there were prisons.
  4. Scrooge said if there .were no prisons

163. He complimented that,.she had done very well.

  • He said to her, “Alas I,You did very well”.
  • He said to her. “Very·good , she has done very well.”
  • He said to her. “How should you do so well!”
  • He said to her, “Very good ,you have done very well!”

164. She said that she really liked the furniture.

  1. “She really liked this furniture,” she said.
  2. “She had really liked this furniture,” she said.
  3. “I really like this furniture,” she said.
  4. ” I have really liked this furniture,” she said.

165. The mother exclaimed admir­ingly that to was very clever of him to have solved the puzzle so quickly.

  1. “You are a clever. That.’s why you solved the puzzle quickly,” said’ the mother.
  2. The mother said, “How cleverly you solved the puzzle.”
  3. The -mother said, “You solved the puzzle very quickly!”
  4. “How clever of you to have solved the puzzle ‘So quickly!”,said the mother

Directions (166-18.5): In the following two passages some of the words have been left out: First read the passages over and·try to under ­stand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks With the help of the al­ternatives given.

                                                                                                   PASSAGE-I

(Question Nos. 166 to 175)

Man worked with h is small tools until the advent of modern machinery .(166l by steam and electricity. The small tools (167) defeat from the big machines, as (168) hands had (169)to the hands (170) with tools. These machines operate only over large (171 of land and considerable (172)are needed for their procurement and t1sc. But if therefore we give up all(173)say­ing that our peasantry can not (174) them, it will simply mean (175)trouble.

166.

  1. driven
  2. moved
  3. worked
  4. controlled

167.

  1. agreed
  2. acknowledged
  3. allowed
  4. permitted

168.

  1. free
  2. weak
  3. bare
  4. strong

169.

  1. succeeded
  2. produced
  3. yielded
  4. created

170.

  1. full
  2. equipped
  3. covered
  4. painted

171.

  1. bits
  2. pieces
  3. tracts
  4. divisions

172.

  1. sums
  2. moneys
  3. funds
  4. costs

173.

  1. hope
  2. expectation
  3. intention
  4. ambition

174.

  1. manage
  2. afford
  3. enable
  4. inspire

175.

  1. asking
  2. requiring
  3. pleading
  4. inviting

 

PASSAGE-II
(Question Nos. 176 to 185)
Elephants are (176) in India and in Africa. The (177) elephant differs In some points (178) the Indian, being larger Wilts (179 ) tusk and bigger ears. In fact, the two are considered to be different (180). In both· courtiers. they live in (181) in the jungles that are naturally (182 ) animals that keep away from (183). Elephants are fine advertisement for (184) for they live (185) on leaves. grass and roots.

176.

  1. available
  2. found
  3. watched
  4. observed

177.

  1. African
  2. Korean
  3. Malaysian
  4. Chinese

178.

  1. on
  2. by
  3. from
  4. with

179.

  1. larger
  2. wider
  3. long
  4. longer

180.

  1. varieties
  2. kinds
  3. species
  4. types

181.

  1. groups
  2. herds
  3. crowds
  4. singles

182.

  1. ferocious
  2. fearsome
  3. sky
  4. terrible

183.

  1. the world
  2. the water
  3. the cities
  4. men

184.

  1. spiritualism
  2. communism
  3. vegetarianism
  4. capitalism

185.

  1. entirely
  2. partially
  3. preferably
  4. occasionally

Directions(186-200): You have two brief passages with 5 to 10 questions following each passage. Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

PASSAGE-I

(Question Noa. 186 to 195)

In November 1918, he joined Sydenham College as a professor of political economics and worked there for two years. With his little savings. some help from the Maharaja of Kolhapur, and with a loan of five thousand rupees from his friend , Naval Bhathena, he left for England in 1920 to complete his studies in Law and Economics. He resumed his studies al the London School of Economics and kept his terms at Gray’s Institute of Law. He turned his attention to the London Museum where the relics of the saintly and scientific thoughts-are preserved, where the ruins of the antique world are displayed and where Karl Marx, Mazzini. Lenin and Savarkar had dug for knowledge and digested it. In the Museum, he poured. over books from morning till evening. Time was an important factor with him. To save both money and time, he would go Without lunch. After this, the second round of reading begins at his residence. The endless reading would go on till early morning. He told his roommate that his poverty and want of time require hin1 to finish his studies as early as possible.
During these studies in London for his academic eminence, he had not forgotten the real.aim in his life. He could not for a minute forget the dumb faces of the untouchables in India. He took up this matter with the Secretary of State for India and also held discussion with Mr. Vithalbhai Patel in London. Neither he could forget the alien political realities of the nation. In a paper read before the Students Union and also in his famous thesis. ‘The Problem of the Rupees”, he expose the hollowness of the British policies in India, which caused a stir in the academic world of London and Ambedkar was suspected to be an Indian Revolutionary.

186. Where d id Dr. Ambedkar teach?

  1. London School of Economics
  2. Sydenham College
  3. London Museum
  4. Gray’s Institute of Law

187. Dr. Ambedkar was a teacher of

  1. political Economics
  2. Low
  3. Literature
  4. Political Science

188. Who amongst the following was of Ambedkar’s  benefactor?

  1. Raja of Kathiawar
  2. Queen of England
  3. Raja Kolhapur
  4. Lord Gray

189. Name Dr. Ambedkar’s friend who helped him to go England.

  1. Nawal Kishore
  2. Karl Marx
  3. Lenin
  4. Naval Bhathena

190. Why did Dr. Ambedkar try to finish his studies as early as possible?

  1. due to illness
  2. for lack of resources and time
  3. due to adverse climate
  4. due to nostalgia

191.Wl1at was Dr. Ambedkar’s real aim in life?

  1. Upliftment of the downtrodden caste
  2. Upliftment of his family
  3. Academic eminence
  4. Successful career as a lawyer

192. What was the core slogan raised by Dr. Amabedkar?

  1. Self-awareness amongst the oppressed
  2. Open revolt
  3. Pacification  of the untouchables
  4. Revolt of the oppressors

193. Where did Dr. Ambedkar spend most of his time In London ?

  1. courtrooms
  2. India House
  3. Royal Palace
  4. London Museum

194. How many year (S) did Dr. Ambedkar work as  a teacher in India?

  1. 1 Years
  2. 2 Years
  3. 3 Years
  4. 4 Years

195. What did Dr. Ambedkar expose In his thesis ?

  1. Marginality of the rulers
  2. Infallibility of the British Rule
  3. Universal laws of brotherhood
  4. Hollowness of the English policies in India

PASSAGE-II

(Question Nos. 196 to 200)

Although speech is the most advanced form of communication, there are many ways of communicating  without using speech. signals, signs, symbols and gestures may be found in every known Culture. The basic function of a signal  is to impinge upon the environment  in such a way that it attracts attention, as, for example. the dots and ‘dashes of a telegraph circuit. coded to refer to speech, the potential for communication Is very great. Less adaptable to the codification of words, signs also contain meaning in and of themselves. A stop sign, for example, conveys meaning quickly and  conveniently. Symbols are more difficult to describe than either signals or signs because of their Intricate relationship with the receiver’s cultural perceptions. In some cultures. applauding in a theatre provides performers with an auditory symbol of approval. Gestures such as waving and handshaking also communicate certain cultural messages.
Although signals. signs, symbols and gestures are very useful, they  usually do not allow ideas to be shared without the sender being directly adjacent to the receiver. As a result, means of communications intended to be used for long distances and extended periods are based . upon speech. Radio, television and the telephone are only a few of such means.

196. According to the passage, what is signal?

  1. A form of communication used across long distances.
  2. The cultural perception of communication.
  3. A type of communication that interrupts the environment.
  4. A complicated form of communication to describe.

197. Choose the correct statement:

  1. Speech is the most advanced form of communication.
  2. Speech is the real from of communication.
  3. Speech is the basis for communication.
  4. Speech is dependent upon the advances made by inventors.

198.  Choose the most appropriate title for the passage.

  1. Signs and signals.
  2. Gestural  communication
  3. Speech variations.
  4. Means of communication.

199.  Why were the telephone, radio and TV invented?

  1. To provide new forms of entertainment.
  2. It was believed that signs, signals and symbols were obsolete.
  3. It was difficult to understand symbols.
  4. People wanted to communicate across long distances.

200. This passage explains that  _______

  1. Symbols are the easiest to interpret.
  2. Signals. signs. symbols and gestures are forms of communication.
  3. Significance of waving and handshaking is different in different cultures.
  4. Different cultures have different signs and symbols.

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