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• question_answer1) Select the related word from the given alternatives: Omelette : Egg :: Cloth :?

A) Ore

B) Wood

C) Fibre

D) Pulp

• question_answer2) Select the related letters from the given alternatives: JK : PQ :: FG : ?

A) HI

B) TU

C) EF

D) UT

• question_answer3) Select the related letters from the given alternatives: Tu : Ab :: Cd : ?

A) jk

B) JK

C) kj

D) Jk

• question_answer4) Select the related number from the given alternatives: 7 : 56 :: 9 : ?

A) 30

B) 90

C) 60

D) 50

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

A) Honesty

B) Veracity

C) Deceit

D) Sincerity

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

A) TBC

B) DEZ

C) VUW

D) BAM

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

A) 216

B) 841

C) 676

D) 784

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

A) 422

B) 716

C) 928

D) 734

• question_answer9) A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series. ?, Oxygen, Argon, Carbon dioxide

A) Nitrogen

B) Water vapour

C) Methane

D) Carbon monoxide

• question_answer10) A series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series. 4, 6, 9, 13.5,?

A) 23.25

B) 32.5

C) 31.25

D) 20.25

• 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: Real number includes the natural number. Natural number is not included in whole number. Conclusions: I. Natural number is not whole number. II. Real number is a natural and whole number

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. WW, ss, QQ,? , KK

A) gg

B) MM

C) mm

D) ee

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

A) ZA

B) AB

C) XV

D) GE

• question_answer14) The sum of the ages of Anuj and his mother is 32, and his father's age is 38 years. If his father is 8 years elder to his mother, what is the age (in years) of Anuj?

A) 4

B) 2

C) 1

D) 5

• question_answer15) Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.

 i. Amoeba ii. Amok iii. Amiable iv. Amalgamate

A) ii, i, iv, iii

B) iii, Iv, ii, i

C) iv, iii, i, ii

D) ii, iv, iii, i

• question_answer16) In a certain code language, "ROYALTY" is written as "ZUMBZPS". How is "LINGER" written in that code language?

A) SFHJOM

B) SFHOJM

C) SHFOJM

D) SHFOMJ

• question_answer17) In the following question, select the missing number from the given alternatives:

 16 81 49 6 5 6 52 106 ?

A) 24

B) 32

C) 20

D) 85

• question_answer18) If "A" denotes "multiplied by". "C" denotes "subtracted from", "D" denotes "added to" and "B" denotes "divided by", then

 8 C 45 D 180 B 9 A 11 = ?

A) 141

B) 142

C) 183

D) 143

• question_answer19) Which set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it? $\_b\_b\_da\_bbcd$

A) dcdc

B) coca

D) abcb

• question_answer20) Amit's house is to the east of Ankit's house. Suman's house is to the south of Amit's house. Raman's house is to the east of Amit's house. In which direction is Raman's house with respect to Suman's house?

A) East

B) North-east

C) South-east

D) South

• 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-1 are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-U 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 'NUMBER'. Matrix-I

 0 1 2 3 4 0 Q O A N B 1 W I N H L 2 E N S G O 3 N Y D O M 4 M T 0 F A
Matrix-I  5 6 7 8 9 5 Z M R S Q 6 X R N W A 7 C S Y E U 8 S N T E S 9 V B E R U

A)  67, 99, 56, 04, 02, 57

B)  12, 79, 56, 04, 20, 34

C)  86, 99, 56, 43, 20, 57

D)  21, 79, 56, 04, 20, 57

• question_answer22) Introducing a boy Ankur says, "He is the son of the only sister of my grandfather's daughter-in-law". How is the boy related to Ankur?

A) Nephew

B) Son-in-law

C) Son

D) Cousin

• 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? Question Figure: Answers Figures:

A) B) C) D) • question_answer24) Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship among the given classes. Festivals: Eid, Durga Pooja, Deepawali

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. Question Figures: Answer Figures:

A) B) C) D) • question_answer26) DNS is a networking term that refers to

A) Domain Name System

B) Digital Network Service

C) Disk Numbering Sequence

D) Data Number System

• question_answer27) Telephone exchange was invented by?

B) Joseph Priestley

C) Petrache Poenaru

D) James Leonard Plimpton

• question_answer28) Scurvy (bleeding of gums) is caused by the deficiency of which vitamin?

A) Vitamin K

B) Vitamin B2

C) Vitamin C

D) Vitamin A

• question_answer29) Achras sapota is the scientific name of

A) Custard Apple

B) Gulmohar

C) Tamarind

D) Chiku

• question_answer30) Prawn belongs to the phylum

A) Arthropoda

B) Cnidaria

C) Echinodermata

D) Chordata

• question_answer31) What does a catalyst do in a reaction?

A) Changes potential energy of reactants

B) Changes kinetic energy of reactants

C) Changes potential energy of products

D) Changes activation energy

A) Calcium oxide

B) Iron oxide

C) Chromium oxide

D) Manganese oxide

• question_answer33) Ellora Caves is in

A) Karnataka

C) Maharashtra

D) Rajasthan

• question_answer34) . ___ festival is celebrated on a full-moon day.

A) Dussehra

B) Holi

C) Christmas

D) Rakhi

• question_answer35) If demand curve for a fishing rod is D = 37000 11P and supply curve is S = 12000 + 9P, find the equilibrium quantity?

A) 1250 units

B) 23250 units

C) 52350 units

D) 2500 units

A) Country's Income and Expense

B) Country's Exports and Imports

C) Country's Tax Revenue and Expense

D) Country's capital inflow and outflow

• question_answer37) Which of the following gases if present in the atmosphere can be detected by its odour?

A) Ethane

B) Sulphur dioxide

C) Hydrogen

D) Carbon monoxide

• question_answer38) The number of bio geographical zones in India are

A) 2

B) 10

C) 5

D) 6

• question_answer39) ___ is an indigenous light combat aircraft of India?

A) Vishal

B) Garv

C) Tejas

D) Dhanush

• question_answer40) In which direction does the earth rotates around its axis?

A) East to West

B) West to East

C) North to South

D) South to East

A) Meghalaya

B) Rajasthan

C) Uttarakhand

D) Kerala

• question_answer42) Tipu Sultan was also known as Tiger of______.

A) Mysore

B) Delhi

C) Agra

D) Gwalior

• question_answer43) Sri Aurobindo was born in the year

A) 1772

B) 1822

C) 1872

D) 1922

• question_answer44) Highest Civilian Honour received by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is

D) Bharat Ratna

• question_answer45) What will happen to the force between the two positive charges which are released after being held near each other?

A) Force will increase

B) Force will decrease

C) Force will stay the same

D) Force first increases to reach maximum before starting to decrease

• question_answer46) Which device is used to measure earthquakes?

A) Endoscope

B) Thermometer

C) Sonograph

D) Seismograph

• question_answer47) Which bill cannot originate in Rajya Sabha?

A) Constitutional Amendment Bill

B) Ordinary Bill

C) Fundamental Bill

D) Money Bill

• question_answer48) Who can initiate the process of removal of the President before the expiry of his term?

A) Lok Sabha

B) Supreme Court

C) Common Man

D) Member of Parliament

E) (e) None of these

• question_answer49) Kobe Bryant is associated with which sport?

A) Lawn Tennis

C) Formula One

D) WWE

• question_answer50) Who wrote the Panchatantra?

A) Vyasa

B) Vishnu Sharma

C) Valmiki

D) Yajnavalkya

• question_answer51) Daily ticket of a local train costs Rs. 140 and Monthly Pass costs Rs. 3276. If Mohan buys the Monthly Pass and travels for 30 days in a month then what amount does he save?

A) 18 per cent

B) 16 per cent

C) 15 per cent

D) 22 per cent

• question_answer52) Segment AB is parallel to segment CD. AD intersects BC in E. If lengths of AE, BC and ED are 10 cm, 15 cm and 15 cm. what is the length of EC?

A) 10 cm.

B) 6 cm.

C) 5 cm.

D) 9 cm.

• question_answer53) A bank offers 5% compound interest per half year. A customer deposits Rs. 8000 each on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of the year, the amount he would have gained by way of Interest is

A) Rs. 2440

B) Rs. 610

C) Rs. 1220

D) Rs. 305

• question_answer54) If $16qxy={{(2x+y)}^{2}}-{{(2x-y)}^{2}},$ then what is the value of q?

A) 0.5

B) 0.25

C) 4

D) 2

• question_answer55) The greatest four digit number that is divisible by both 15 and 35 is

A) 9970

B) 9965

C) 9975

D) 9980

• question_answer56) Which of the following points lies on the line $~5x+4y=2?$

A) (2, 3)

B) (-2, -3)

C) (-2, 3)

D) (2, -3)

• question_answer57) The total surface area of a hemisphere is 1848 sq. cm, what is its radius? $\left( Take\,\pi =\frac{22}{7} \right)$

A) 28 cm.

B) 7 cm.

C) 21 cm.

D) 14 cm.

• question_answer58) Points P and Q lie on side AB and AC of triangle ABC respectively such that segment PQ is parallel to side BC. If the ratio of areas of triangle APQ and triangle ABC is 9 : 16, then what is the ratio of AP : PB?

A) 3 : 4

B) 9 : 7

C) 9 : 16

D) 3 : 1

• question_answer59) Which of the following equations has the sum of its roots as7?

A) ${{x}^{2}}-7x+14=0$

B) ${{x}^{2}}-7x+10=0$

C) $x+5x-6=0$

D) ${{x}^{2}}+5x-6=0$

• question_answer60) $(cosecA-sinA)(secA-cosA)(tanA+cotA)$is equal to

A) 2

B) 0

C) 1

D) $\frac{1}{2}$

• question_answer61) $x$and y are two numbers such that their mean proportion is 6 and third proportion is 48. What is the value of $x$and y?

A) 3 and 6

B) 6 and 12

C) 6 and 6

D) 3 and 12

• question_answer62) The mean of marks secured by 55 students in division - A of class X is 55 that of 45 students of division - B is 51 and that of 40 students of division - C is 49. What is the mean of marks of the students of three divisions of class X?

A) 51.3

B) 50.6

C) 52

D) 53.4

• question_answer63) What is the value of${{\cos }^{2}}\left( \frac{A}{2} \right)?$

A) $\frac{(1-cosA)}{2}$

B) $\frac{(1+cosA)}{2}$

C) $\frac{(1+\operatorname{sinA})}{2}$

D) $\frac{(1-\operatorname{sinA})}{2}$

• question_answer64) One diagonal of a rhombus is half the other. If the length of the side of the rhombus is 10 cm, what is the area of the rhombus?

A) $75\sqrt{3}\,sq.\,cm.$

B) $25\sqrt{3}\,sq.\,cm.$

C) $80\,sq.\,cm.$

D) $160\,sq.\,cm.$

• question_answer65) P and Q can finish a work in 24 and 12 days respectively. In how many days can they complete 50% of the work if they work together?

A) 8 days

B) 2 days

C) 4 days

D) 16 days

• question_answer66) A rice trader buys 16 quintals of rice for Rs. 1,280. 18% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 23% profit?

A) Rs. 53.33 per quintal

B) Rs. 98.4 per quintal

C) Rs. 122.5 per quintal

D) Rs. 120 per quintal

• question_answer67) To travel 780 km, an Express train takes 8 hours more than Rajdhani. If however, the speed of the Express train is doubled, it takes 6 hours less than Rajdhani. The speed (in km/ hr) of Rajdhani is

A) 39 km./hr.

B) 55.7 km./hr.

C) 22.3 km./hr.

D) 72.4 km./hr.

• question_answer68) $\cot \left( \frac{11\pi }{6} \right)$is equal to

A) $-\sqrt{3}$

B) $\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}$

C) $\frac{-1}{\sqrt{3}}$

D) $\sqrt{3}$

• question_answer69) If $5x+2>3x+1$and $4(x-4)-2\le 3x-1,$then $x$ can take which of the following values?

A) 16

B) 18

C) -6

D) -16

• question_answer70) The value of x for which the expressions $(5x+3)$ and $(7x-3)$ become equal is

A) 3

B) -1

C) -4

D) 2

• question_answer71) A student multiplied a number by $\frac{5}{8}$instead of$\frac{8}{5}$. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A) 60.94 per cent

B) 156 per cent

C) 30.47 per cent

D) 78 per cent

 Quantity of stock Average Cost (Rs.) Mobile Phones 59 15000 Cameras 72 16000 TVs 77 36000 Refrigerators 100 28000 ACs 98 23000
What is the value of the total stock (in lakh rupees)?

A) 986.3

B) 118

C) 98.63

D) 406

 Year Ratio Import/Export 2011 1.1 2012 1.1 2013 0.7 2014 0.7 2015 0.7
If the imports in 2012 was Rs. 900 crores and the total ex- ports in the years 2012 and 2013 together was Rs. 2800 crores, then the imports in 2013 was (In crore Rs.)

A) 1387

B) 1982

C) 818

D) 2831

 Measured on Birthday Height of the child (in cms.) 4 100 5 105 6 115 7 120 8 125 9 130 10 135 11 145 12 150 13 155 14 160 15 170 16 180
What was the increase in the height of the child from the 9th Birthday to the 15th Birthday?

A) 45 cm.

B) 40 cm.

C) 35 cm.

D) 50 cm.

 Deep sleep 20 Dreaming 20 Light sleep 5 Extremely light sleep 15 Awake 40
Between 10 pm to 6am, a fit- ness band records the following data. How long was the user in Deep sleep or in extremely light sleep?

A) 2.3 hours

B) 2.8 hours

C) 1.3 hours

D) 3.3 hours

• question_answer76) Select the word with the correct spelling.

A) lassoing

B) psychic

C) thacher

D) squeezer

• 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. Rational thinkers are intellectually ____ than those who accept faith without questioning the age old practices.

A) cultured

B) sophisticated

C) superior

D) modern

• question_answer78) Select the synonym of ancient.

A) topical

B) extant

C) archaic

• question_answer79) Choose the antonym of analogue.

A) correlate

B) cognate

C) dialogue

D) difference

• question_answer80) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best ex- presses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. A hot potato

A) A war like situation which could have been easily avoided

B) A common eatery but favoured by celebrities

C) A controversial situation which is awkward to deal with

D) A celebrity who keeps get- ting into some or the other controversy

• question_answer81) 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) The shifting task is almost done,

B) only the furniture's

C) have to be delivered.

D) No error

• question_answer82) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. A spot or a stain caused by a discolouring substance

A) Hue

B) Blot

C) Tint

D) Dye

• question_answer83) 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. He said, "I bought an iPhone 6 yesterday."

A) He said that he had bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.

B) He said he bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.

C) He said that he has bought an iPhone 6 yester- day.

D) He exclaimed, an iPhone 6 has been bought by him yesterday.

• question_answer84) Select the antonym of amusement.

A) mischief

B) naughty

C) melancholy

D) hilarity

• question_answer85) Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order. This alone

 P. should alert us to what Q. is actually about R. the demand for a Uniform Civil Code

A) PRQ

B) PQR

C) QPR

D) RPQ

• question_answer86) Select the synonym of splay

A) nimble

C) frayed

• question_answer87) Select the word with the correct spelling.

A) humable

B) custome

C) breches

D) bouffant

• question_answer88) 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) With little creativity and her work

B) the project co have been

C) successfully completed.

D) No error

• question_answer89) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Hardly had she finished dinner (then) the door rang.

A) than

B) when

C) while

D) No improvement

• question_answer90) In the following question, of the four alternatives, se the alternative which best presses the meaning of the iom/phrase. New kid on the block

A) New rules which are bound to fail

B) A junior

C) A new social trend

D) A newcomer

• question_answer91) Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order. Ironically, in spite of a decline in poverty

 P. the proportion of Q. the population receiving welfare R. benefits has risen sharply

A) QRP

B) PQR

C) RPQ

D) QPR

• question_answer92) Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In the housing society where I live there is a nice house (to let out).

A) to let

B) for letting

C) to be let out

D) No improvement

• question_answer93) In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. A person who applies for a job or is nominated for election

A) Candidate

B) Elect

C) Volunteer

D) Nominator

• question_answer94) In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one which best ex- presses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice. Mother filled dark filtered coffee in the cup.

A) The cup was filled with dark filtered coffee by mother.

B) Mother filled in the cup coffee which was dark and filtered.

C) The cup was being filled by mother with dark filtered coffee.

D) The filtered coffee which was dark was filled into the cup by mother.

• question_answer95) 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. Politicians requested both the warring communities to _____ restraint.

A) depict

B) enforce

C) show

D) exercise

• question_answer96) Exercise restraint = to show controlled behaviour; to stay calm.

 Direction: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. Sometimes the grand (96) of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes (97) the poor in the country by highlighting the growing (98) between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing (99) of politically driven welfare policies and emphasizes the need for economic growth to (100) poverty and Improve the lives of the poor.

A) histories

B) plots

C) versions

D) narratives

 Direction: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. Sometimes the grand (96) of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes (97) the poor in the country by highlighting the growing (98) between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing (99) of politically driven welfare policies and emphasizes the need for economic growth to (100) poverty and Improve the lives of the poor.

A) for

B) which

C) that

D) of

 Direction: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. Sometimes the grand (96) of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes (97) the poor in the country by highlighting the growing (98) between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing (99) of politically driven welfare policies and emphasizes the need for economic growth to (100) poverty and Improve the lives of the poor.

A) dissimilarities

B) discrepancies

C) disparities

D) disillusion

 Direction: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. Sometimes the grand (96) of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes (97) the poor in the country by highlighting the growing (98) between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing (99) of politically driven welfare policies and emphasizes the need for economic growth to (100) poverty and Improve the lives of the poor.

A) issue

B) matter

C) pain

D) burden

 Direction: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. Sometimes the grand (96) of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes (97) the poor in the country by highlighting the growing (98) between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing (99) of politically driven welfare policies and emphasizes the need for economic growth to (100) poverty and Improve the lives of the poor.

A) agitate

B) alleviate

C) aggravate

D) depress

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