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• question_answer1) Select the related word from the given alternatives: Agra : Yamuna :: Varanasi : ?

A) Damodar

B) Betwa

C) Ganga

D) Son

• question_answer2) Select the related letters from the given alternatives : IJ : PR :: ? : SU

A) IJ

B) LM

C) EF

D) LI

• question_answer3) Select the related letters from the given alternatives : CD : IP :: EB : ?

A) HI

B) KN

C) YA

D) XY

• question_answer4) Select the related number from the given alternatives: 12 : 72 :: 14 : ?

A) 98

B) 91

C) 42

D) 60

• question_answer5) Find out the odd word from the given alternatives:

A) Param Vir Chakra

B) Ashoka Chakra

C) Vir Chakra

D) Maha Vir Chakra

• question_answer6) Find out the odd letters from the given alternatives :

A) BG

B) HN

C) SY

D) PV

• question_answer7) Find out the odd number from the given alternatives.

A) 4312

B) 4216

C) 9218

D) 3518

• question_answer8) Find out the odd number pair from the given alternatives :

A) 64, 23

B) 42, 12

C) 63, 18

D) 83, 20

• question_answer9) A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series, Beijing Olympics, London Olympics, Rio Olympics,?

A) Moscow Olympics

B) Athens Olympics

C) Tokyo Olympics

D) Delhi Olympics

• question_answer10) A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series. 5, 10, 13, 52, 57, ?

A) 285

B) 225

C) 342

D) 390

• question_answer11) In the following question, 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 have to decide which of the given Conclusions, if any, follows from the given statements.

 Statements: I. All hill-stations have a sunset point. II. X is a hill station. Conclusions: I. X has a sunset point. II. Places other than hill-station do not have sunset point.

A) Conclusion I follows

B) Conclusion II follows

C) Neither I nor II follows

D) Both I and II follow

• question_answer12) A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

 BE HK NQ ?

A) ST

B) TU

C) TW

D) TS

• question_answer13) A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

 ? YV BY FC

A) MN

B) VS

C) XU

D) WT

• question_answer14) In a company all Mondays and Sundays are offs. If a month starts with a Monday and has 31 days then how manys offs will be there in that month?

A) 7

B) 8

C) 9

D) 5

• question_answer15) Arrange the given words in tin- sequence in which they occur in the dictionary :

 I. Speaker II. Surreptitious III. Spontaneous IV. Spurious

A) IV, II, I, III

B) III, II, IV, I

C) IV, III, I, II

D) I, III, IV, II

• question_answer16) In a certain code language, "CONDITION" is written as . How is "NOTION" written in that code language?

A) B) C) D) • question_answer17) In the following question, select the missing number from the given alternatives:

 8 5 6 7 ? 8 57 46 49

A) 4

B) 2

C) 9

D) 5

• question_answer18) If "*" denotes "added to", $''\And ''$ denotes "divided by", "@" de-notes "multiplied by" and "%" denotes "subtracted from", then A) 47

B) 89

C) 93

D) 100

• question_answer19) In the following question which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it? $m\_o\_mn\_p\_no\_$

A) mmnno

B) ooppn

C) mnooo

D) npomp

• question_answer20) A man moves towards the east and then takes a left turn. After covering some distance in that direction, he takes a right turn and finally, takes another right turn. Which direction is the man facing now?

A) West

B) East

C) South

D) North

• question_answer21) 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 alphabet as shown in the given two matrices. 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, for example, 'N' can be represented by 21, 67 etc. and 'R' can be represented by 57, 66 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word TOAST.  A) 41, 33, 02, 88, 87

B) 55, 77, 56,96, 00

C) 87,02, 11,86,55

D) 00, 24, 44, 76, 41

• question_answer22) Introducing a boy Rahul says "He is the son of the brother of the only daughter of my maternal grandfather". How is the boy related to the Rahul?

A) Grandfather

B) Son

C) Cousin/Brother

D) Father

• question_answer23) If a mirror is placed on the line MN, then which of the answer figures is the right image of the given figure? A) B) C) D) • question_answer24) Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes:

A) B) C) D) • question_answer25) A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures, indicate how it will appear when opened. A) B) C) D) • question_answer26) Which of the following is not an Operating System?

A) Windows Vista

B) Linux

C) Microsoft Office

D) Apple's Mac OS

• question_answer27) Venn diagram was invented by

A) Lucien Vidi

B) John Venn

C) Theophilus Van Kannel

D) Lewis Urry

• question_answer28) What is the total number of bones in the human body?

A) 206

B) 103

C) 309

D) 412

• question_answer29) Emblica officinalis is the scientific name of

A) Peepal

B) Mango

C) Amla

D) Drumstick

• question_answer30) Sponges belongs to the phylum

A) Protozoa

B) Annelida

C) Porifera

D) Cnidaria

• question_answer31) Release of which among the following is the primary reason for depletion of the ozone layer?

A) Nitrous oxide

B) Hydrogen dioxide

C) Chlorofluoro carbon

D) Carbon monoxide

• question_answer32) Which of the following molecules is joined by a double covalent bond?

A) $C{{l}_{2}}$

B) ${{O}_{2}}$

C) ${{N}_{2}}$

D) $H{{e}_{2}}$

• question_answer33) The renowned Temple at Ranakpur is a ____ Temple.

A) Shiva

B) Jain

C) Krishna

D) Ram

• question_answer34) Jallikattu is associated with

A) Trichur

B) Karthigai

C) Onam

D) Pongal

• question_answer35) If price of an article decreases from Rs. 12 to Rs. 10, quantity demanded increases from 1000 units to 1400 units. Find point elasticity of demand?

A) 2.4

B) - 2

C) - 2.4

D) 2

• question_answer36) Who generally presents the Finance Budget in Indian Parliament?

A) RBI Governor

B) Budget Minister

C) Finance Minister

D) Finance Secretary

• question_answer37) Which gas contributes most to the Greenhouse effect?

A) Water vapour

B) Ozone

C) Oxygen

D) Nitrogen

• question_answer38) Corbett National Park was established to protect which animal?

A) Bengal Tigers

B) Snow Leopards

C) Asiatic Lions

D) One Horned Rhinos

• question_answer39) Subramanya Bharthi was a noted ___.

A) Boxer

B) Swimmer

C) Poet

D) Painter

• question_answer40) Which state does not share a common border with Chhattisgarh?

B) Odisha

C) Jharkhand

D) Maharashtra

E) None of these

• question_answer41) Name the longest river in India.

A) Brahmaputra

B) Ganga

C) Godavari

D) Krishna

• question_answer42) Quit India Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in ___.

A) 1885

B) 1942

C) 1947

D) 1939

• question_answer43) Which Freedom Fighter addressed Mahatma Gandhi as "Father of the Nation" for the 1st time?

A) Jawaharlal Nehru

B) Subhash Chandra Bose

C) Sarojini Naidu

• question_answer44) Name the first Indian who got Nobel Prize in physics.

A) CK Naidu

B) Rangnath Mishra

C) Amartya Sen

D) CV Raman

• question_answer45) Which physical quantity is measured in 'Siemens'?

A) Electric potential

B) Electrical conductance

C) Magnetic flux

D) Refractive index

• question_answer46) Rate of change of momentum is

A) Area

B) Pressure

C) Force

D) Velocity

• question_answer47) All of the following are the aims of Lok Adalat, except

A) Secure justice to the weaker sections

B) Mass disposal of the cases

C) Give the power to rule in the hands of the common man

D) Minimize cost and delay

• question_answer48) What is the salary per month of the President of India?

A) Rs. 1,50,000

B) Rs. 1,00,000

C) Rs. 75,000

D) Rs. 50,000

• question_answer49) Shital Mahajan is associated with which sport?

A) Sky Diving

B) Shooting

C) Discus Throw

D) Cricket

• question_answer50) Who is the author of the book, 'A Suitable Boy'?

A) Vikram Seth

B) Arun Shourie

C) Amrita Pritam

D) Mahashweta Devi

• question_answer51) Simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 8% per annum is half the com- pound interest on Rs. 1200 for 2 years at 10% per annum. The sum placed on simple Interest is

A) Rs. 525

B) Rs. 1050

C) Rs. 260

D) Rs. 420

• question_answer52) If $2x+3(5-2x)>2-3x<2x-\frac{x}{3},$then $x$can take which of the following values?

A) 0

B) -2

C) -4

D) 2

• question_answer53) If $x+y=12$and$xy=32,$then what is the value of $({{x}^{2}}+{{y}^{2}})?$

A) 24

B) 144

C) 128

D) 80

• question_answer54) Which of the following numbers is completely divisible by 99?

A) 51579

B) 51557

C) 55036

D) 49984

• question_answer55) If $\cos C+\cos D=x,$then the value of $x$is

A) $2\cos \left[ \frac{C+D}{2} \right]\cos \left[ \frac{C-D}{2} \right]$

B) $2\sin \left[ \frac{C+D}{2} \right]\sin \left[ \frac{C-D}{2} \right]$

C) $2\cos \left[ \frac{C+D}{2} \right]\sin \left[ \frac{C-D}{2} \right]$

D) $2\sin \left[ \frac{C+D}{2} \right]\cos \left[ \frac{C-D}{2} \right]$

• question_answer56) What is the length of the arc whose central angle is ${{30}^{o}}$and radius of the circle is 21 cm?

A) 22cm.

B) 16.1

C) 28.5 cm.

D) 11 cm

• question_answer57) A solid copper sphere of radius us 9 cm. is melted and reformed into a wire of mm. What will be the length of this wire? $\left( \text{Take}\,\pi =\frac{22}{7} \right)$

A) 1166.4 metre

B) 1458 metre

C) 777.6 metre

D) 972 metre

• question_answer58) The simplified form of ${{(4x+3)}^{2}}.(3x-5)-$$(4{{x}^{3}}-12{{x}^{2}}+9x-20)$

A) $6{{x}^{2}}-48x-50$

B) $24{{x}^{3}}+2{{x}^{2}}-32x-15$

C) $44{{x}^{3}}+4{{x}^{2}}-102x-25$

D) $24{{x}^{3}}+8{{x}^{2}}-42x-50$

• question_answer59) The sum of a non-zero number and its reciprocal is 2. What is the number?

A) 1

B) 2

C) 0

D) 4

• question_answer60) What is the value of (cosec-$150{}^\circ$)?

A) $-2$

B) $\frac{2}{\sqrt{3}}$

C) 2

D) $\frac{-2}{\sqrt{3}}$

• question_answer61) If $\tan A-\cot A=x,$then the value of $x$is

A) $\left( \frac{1+2{{\cos }^{2}}A}{sinA\,\cos A} \right)$

B) $\frac{(sinA\,cosA)}{(1-2co{{s}^{2}}A)}$

C) $\frac{(sinA\,cosA)}{(1+2co{{s}^{2}}A)}$

D) $\frac{(1-2co{{s}^{2}}A)}{\sin A\cos A}$

• question_answer62) What is the equation of the line passing through the point (-1, 3) and having $x-$Intercept of 4 units?

A) $3x-5y=12$

B) $~3x+5y=12$

C) $~3x+5y=-12$

D) $3x-5y=-12$

• question_answer63) 25% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 8% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A) 35.75 percent

B) 35 percent

C) 31 percent

D) 12.5 percent

• question_answer64) Prabhat has done $\frac{1}{2}$ of a job in 12 days. Santosh completes the rest of the job in 6 days. In how many days can they together do the job?

A) 12 days

B) 4 days

C) 8 days

D) 16 days

• question_answer65) $x$and y are two numbers such that their mean proportion is 16 and third proportion is 128. What are the values of $x$and y?

A) 8 and 16

B) 16 and 32

C) 8 and 32

D) 16 and 16

• question_answer66) In the first 32 overs of a cricket match, the run rate was 7.2 runs / over. What is the required run rate in the remaining 18 overs to reach the target of 297 runs?

A) 4.3

B) 4.9

C) 3.1

D) 3.7

• question_answer67) Chord AB of a circle when ex- tended meets the tangent to the circle at point P. PT is the tangent touching the circle at point T. If lengths of FT and PB are 6 cm. and 4 cm. respectively, what is the length of PA?

A) 12 cm.

B) 18 cm.

C) 27 cm.

D) 9 cm.

• question_answer68) A student multiplied a number by $\frac{4}{5}$ instead of$\frac{5}{4}$. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A) 56.25 percent

B) 18 percent

C) 28.13 percent

D) 36 percent

• question_answer69) Ruchir walks at 20 km / hr. and Rukma cycles at 25 km / hr. towards each other. What was the distance between them when they started if they meet after 48 minutes?

A) 54 km.

B) 45 km.

C) 36 km.

D) 27 km.

• question_answer70) A vendor buys chikoos at 15 for Rs. 8 and then sells at 10 for Rs. 6. What will be the result?

A) 12.5 percent loss

B) 11.11 percent gain

C) 12.5 percent gain

D) 11.1 per cent loss

• question_answer71) Point Q (b, -1) is the mid-point of segment EF. Co-ordinates of point E are (-4, a) and point F are (2, 0). What is the value of a and b?

A) $a=2;b=1$

B) $a=2;b=-1$

C) $a=-4;b=-8$

D) $a=4;b=8$

• question_answer72) Refer the following data table and answer the following question.____________

 Name Weight (kg.) Height (metre) Ali 50 1.52 Alok 59 1.67 Amit 73 1.8 Amol 64 1.72
Who has the least weight to height ratio?

A) Ali

B) Alok

C) Amit

D) Amol

• question_answer73) Refer the following data table and answer the following question.

 Years Company's % profit 2011 20 2012 15 2013 25 2014 5 2015 10
What was the revenue of the company if its expenditure was Rs. 675 crore in the year when its % profit was the least?

A) Rs. 742.5 crore

B) Rs. 776.25 crore

C) Rs. 675 crore

D) Rs. 708.75 crore

• question_answer74) The following table shows the number of children in each house of a society.

 Number of Children Number of Houses 0 6 1 16 2 15 3 3
What is the average number of children per house?

A) 1.38

B) 1.63

C) 1.88

D) 1.13

• question_answer75) Refer the following data table and answer the following question.

 Partners Present % share Anand 5 Basu 5 Chinmay 15 Dhiraj 20 Ejaz 55
If the company has issued six lakh shares among its five partners and if Anand offers to sell 15000 of his shares to Ejaz, then Ejaz will have how many shares?

A) 360000 shares

B) 330000 shares

C) 345000 shares

D) 315000 shares

• question_answer76) In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If the sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

A) Their luggage's which were

B) kept at the station's

C) restroom's lockers, were later retrieved.

D) No error

• question_answer77) In the following question, the sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four. The warning bells ____several times before anyone realized the danger.

A) were ringing

D) would have rung

• question_answer78) Select the antonym of sacred.

A) pious

B) hallowed

C) divine

D) profane

• question_answer79) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. Rub a part of the body to restore warmth or sensation.

A) Fuzz

B) Chafe

C) Scum

D) Oblique

• question_answer80) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Human beings are social animals, (who are living in com- munities), regulated by social norms and laws.

A) living in communities

B) living amongst a community

C) living in midst of communities

D) No Improvement

• question_answer81) Select the synonym of astonish.

A) mundane

B) empress

C) overwhelm

D) calm

• question_answer82) In the following question, the sentence given with blanks is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four. I never go shopping on weekends as on those days the mails are ___ of people.

A) full

B) busy

C) crowded

D) packed

• question_answer83) Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order. Williamson shoveled scorn on

 P. the low income white Republican voters who, Q. were most responsible for the rise of Trump R. as he saw it,

A) PRQ

B) RQP

C) QPR

D) QRP

• question_answer84) In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If the sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

A)  That summer, elections were

B) held at many a place

C) without any untoward Incident.

D) No error

• question_answer85) In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/ Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/ Direct speech. Sahil said, "Where will I be this time next year!"

A) Sahil asked where he should be that time the following year.

B) Sahil worried where he would be that time the next year.

C) Sahil wondered where he would be that time the following year.

D) Sahil said where he would be that time the next year.

• question_answer86) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Virat bats very well, (didn?t he)?

A) isn't it

B) doesn't he

C) wasn't it

D) No Improvement

• question_answer87) In the following question, of the four alternatives, se the alternative which best presses the meaning of the lom/phrase. Add fuel to the fire

A) Go from one bad situation to another

B) A cause becomes stronger when more people join

C) The flame will extinguish if it runs out of oil

D) Cause a situation to become worse

• question_answer88) Select the antonym of outlandish.

A) droll

B) kinky

C) common

D) grotesque

• question_answer89) In the following question, sentence has been giver Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested select the one which best express presses the same sentence Passive/Active voice. The Marathas surrendered their fort to the Mughals after the war.

A) After the war the Marat had to surrender their fort to the Mughals.

B) The Mughals after the war took the fort surrendered by the Marathas.

C) Their fort was surrendered by the Marathas to Mughals after the war.

D) The Marathas after the surrendered their fort to the Mughals.

• question_answer90) Select the word with the correct spelling.

A) feminism

B) acesses

C) permuted

D) vacuols

• question_answer91) Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

 Amartya Sen lays claim P. to a history of writing Q. some of the finest research papers R. that have been published

A) QRP

B) PQR

C) RQP

D) QPR

• question_answer92) Select the word with the correct spelling.

A) aerobics

B) chosers

C) batered

D) eternity

• question_answer93) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

 The punishment of being kept in school after hours.

A) Pretension

B) Isolate

C) Detention

D) Blender

• question_answer94) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best ex- presses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 A slap on the wrist

A) A mild punishment

B) Punishing the wrong person

C) To hit someone where it hurts the most

D) To threaten someone

• question_answer95) Select the synonym of gaudy.

A) modest

B) showy

C) refined

D) sophisticated

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A) blast from the past

B) remnant

C) fond memory

D) activity

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A) deep

B) philosophical

C) ideal

D) abstract

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A) inspired

B) roused

C) excited

D) encouraged

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A) prayerful

B) pensive

C) thoughtful

D) meditative

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A) sacred

B) holy

C) spiritual

D) religiously

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