www.eenadupratibha.net SSC HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL MODEL TEST - 1 GENERAL INTELLIGENCE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Directions (1-4): In each of the following questions, select the related letters/ number/figure from the given alternatives. RIDE : LNBE : : HELP : ? (a) NINP (b) BAJP (c) JPCH (d) BJJP 1 : 6 :: 8 : ? (a) 11 (b) 13 (c) 12 (d) 1.4 Question Figures Answer Figures N x M :14 x 13 : : X x Z : ? (a) 24 x 23 (b)23 x 24 (c) 24 x 26 (d) 26 x 23 Directions (5-9): In each of the following questions, find the odd word / letters / number pair from the given alternatives : (a) Gallon (b) Ton (c) Quintal (d) Kilogram (a) 120-560 (b) 91-299 (c) 78-169 (d) 104-429 (a) Ring (b) Tyre (c) Plate (d) Bangle (a) Eyes (b) Ears (e) Throat (d) Skin (a) DFIMR (b) CEHLQ (c) GILPU (d) HJMPT In the following question, which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following? 1. Birth 2. Death 3. Childhood 4. Infancy 5. Adolescence 6. Adulthood 7. Old age (a) 2, 6, 7, 5,4,3,1 (b) 1, 4, 3, 5, 6,7, 2 (c) 1, 4, 3, 6, 5, 7, 2 (d) 2, 7, 6, 4, 5,3,1 Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ? _b _ baaabb _ a _ bb _ a _ (a) abbaaba (b) ababbaa (c) babaaba (d) baabaab Directions (12-14) In each of the following questions, a series is given, with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series Question Figures Answer Figures WORLD, XPSME, ?, ZRUOG (a) YQTNF (b)YRTNF 100, 50, 52, 26, 28, ?, 16, 8 (a) 30 (b) 36 1 (c) YTQNF (d)YQNTF (c) 14 (d)32 www.eenadupratibha.net 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. In a family Mr. Srinivas has his wife and his two married brothers of whom one has two children and another has no issue. How many members are there in the family ? (a) 12 members (b) 8 members (c) 6 members (d) 10 members In a group of equal number of cows and hens the number of legs was 28 less than four times the number of heads. The number of hens was (a) 7 (b) 28 (c) 21 (d) 14 If P is the husband of Q and R is the mother of S and Q, what is R to P? (a) Mother (b) Sister (c) Aunt (d) Mother-in-law The average age of 19 boys in a class is 21 years. If the teacher’s age is included, the average increases to 22 years. What is the teacher’s age ? (a) 39 years (b) 41 years (c) 40 years (d) 44 years Madhav remembers that his father's birthday is between 13th and 16th of June, where as his sister remembers that their father’s birthday is between 14th and 18th of June. On which day is their father’s birthday, which both agree ? (a) 14th June (b) 15 th June (c) 16th June (d) 17th June If CAT is coded as 3120, what code number can be given to NAVIN? (a) 14122914 (b) 49274654 (c) 73957614 (d) None of these If is decoded as ARGUE and is SOLVE, what is ? (a) VAGUELY (b) VAGRANT (c) VAGUELE (d) VAGUER In a code language, the following alphabets are coded in a particular way : Which word can be decoded as 23. 24. 25. 26. (a) ABOLISH (b) APPROVAL (c) ACCOMPLISH (d) APPROACH From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word : ‘DETERMINATION’ (a) DETENTION (b) DESTINATION (c) TERMINATE (d) DOMINATE Some letters are given with numbers from 1 to 7. Select the sequence of numbers which arranges the letters into a meaningful word. S O U B R C E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 (a) 4216573 (b) 2416537 (c) 2146357 (d) 2416357 Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the Dictionary and locate the last word. (a)Frankenstein (b) Frankincense (c) Frankalmoign (d) Frauendienst If ‘MERCURY’ is written as ‘FGIECAB’ in a code, how can ‘CURE’ be written in that code ? (a) GCFI (b) ECAB (c) ECAG (d) EAGC Directions (27 -32) In each of the following questions, select the missing number / letters from the given responses. 27. (a) 72 (b) 720 (c) 7200 2 (d) 38 www.eenadupratibha.net 6 36 24 28. 9 81 63 12 144 ? (a) 120 (b) 80 (c) 94 (d) 102 (a) 5052 (b) 5100 (c) 5094 (d) 4860 29. 30. AZ DW GT BY EV ? CX FU IR (a) HR (b) HS (c) HV (d) HU (a) 1 (b) 26 (c) 39 (d) 45 (a) 57 If 16 4 = 74 21 7 = 33 81 9 = 99 then 55 5 = ? (a) 110 (b) 53 (c) 105 (d) 111 (b) 1001 (c) 11 . 31. 32. 33. 34. If , , , , and are represented as , , , , , and respectively, then which of the following is correct? (a) 3 6 2 8 4 5 (b) 3 6 2 8 4 5 35. (d) 1011 (c) 3 6 2 8 4 5 If (a) (d) 3 6 2 8 4 5 , then (b) (c) 3 (d) www.eenadupratibha.net 36. 37. 38. 39. Four children, Akhil, Bhanu, Priya and Tulsi are on a ladder. Akhil is farther up the ladder than Bhanu. Bhanu is in between Akhil and Priya. If Tulsi is still further than Akhil, who is the second person from the bottom? (a) Tulsi (b) Akhil (c) Priya (d) Bhanu Alekya started from house with son Rakesh and moved to North. Before signal point, Rakesh’s school bus took him to the right side. Alekya continued in the same line and got petrol filled in the scooter. Then she turned to her left and entered a supermarket. In which direction is the super market located from the petrol pump ? (a) East (b) South (c) North (d) West Rama left home and walked 5 km southwards, turned right and walked 2 km and turned right and walked 5 km and turned left and walked 5 km. How many kilometres will she have to walk to reach her home straight ? (a) 5 (b) 7 (c) 17 (d) 15 Which one of the following Venn diagrams represents the best relationship between Snake, Lizard and Reptiles ? (a) 40. 41. 42. (b) (c) (d) In the following figure, which number represents the Women Doctors who are not Employed ? (a) 7 (b) 3 (c) 1 (4) 8 Daily in the morning the shadow of Gopi falls on Kamal and in the evening the shadow of Kamal falls on Gopi exactly. So in which direction is Gopi to Kamal ? (a) Eastern side (b) Western side (c) Northern side (d) Southern side Among the four answer figures, which one can be formed from the cut out pieces given below in the question figure ? Question Figure Answer Figure 4 www.eenadupratibha.net 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. How many squares are there in the given figure ? (a) 10 (b)11 (c)12 (d) 14 From the given answer figures, select the one in which the question figure is hidden / embedded. Question Figure Answer Figure There are two statements followed by two conclusions I and II. Assuming the statements are true, decide which one of the conclusions logically follows, disregarding commonly known facts. . Statements : 1. All poets are intelligent. 2. All singers are intelligent. Conclusions : I. All singers are poets. II. Some intelligent persons are not singers. (a) Only conclusion I follows (b) Only conclusion II follows (c) Either conclusion I or II follows (d) Neither conclusion I nor II follows Three statements are given followed by four conclusions I, II, III and IV. 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, follow from the given statements. Statements : Some books are novels. All novels are magazines. Some magazines are journals. Conclusions : I. Some novels are journals. II. Some books are magazines. III. All books are magazines. IV. No novel is a journal. (a) Only conclusion II follows (b) Only conclusion III follows (c) Either conclusion I or II follows (d) Either conclusion I or IV and conclusion II follow Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure ? Question Figure Answer Figure 5 www.eenadupratibha.net 48. 49. 50. The following small letters are coded by capital letters in a certain way : sum l a d RAP MS O Now, which small letters can be decoded from the letters given below: MAP S R O (a) lumdas (b) lumsda (c) lumasd (d) lumsad A piece of paper is folded and punched cut as shown below in the question figures. From the given answer figures indicate how it will appear when opened. Question Figures Answer Figures Directions : In the following question, there is an address which has been reproduced against (a), (b), (c) and (d), three of which have some mistake or the other. The one without any mistake is your answer Meenakshi Sundaram MIG 17. Housing Board Colony Near Airport, Amritsar-252793 (a) Meenakshi Sundaram, MIG 17, Housing Board Colony Near Airport, Amritsar-252973 (b) Meenakshi Sundaram, MIG 17, Housing Board Colony Near Airport, Amritsar - 252793 (c) Meenakshi Sundaram, MIG 71, Housing Board Colony Near Airport, Amritsar - 252793 (d) Meenakshi Sundaram, MIG 17, Housing Board Colony Near Airport, Anritsar - 252793 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. Directions (51-55) In the following questions, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The letter of that part is your answer. If a sentence is free from errors then your answer is (d). i.e. No error. Supposing if (a)/ it rains (b)/ what shall we do? (c)/ No error, (d) The captain along with his team (a)/ are parctising very hard (b)/ for the forthcoming match, (a)/ No error (d) It was him (a)/ who came running (b)/ into the classroom, (c)/ No error(d) The capital of Yemen (a)/ is situating (b)/ 2190 metre above the sea level, (c)/ No error (d) Ram was (a)/ senior to (b)/ Sam in college, (c)/ No error, (d) Directions (56-60) : In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four. For a child, a blow_____self esteem is a terrible thing. (a) of (b) with (c) to (d) on The Greenland ice sheet is___the rate of about 12 cubic miles a year. (a) smelting (b) condensing (c) melting (d) freezing The Principal called ________ an explanation from the clerks. (a) on (b) out (c) for (d) in The____ crowd gave the victorious team a tumultuous welcome. (a) jubilant (b) troublesome (c) noisy (d) arrogant It is our duty to get _____ the truth. (a) to (b) over (c) into (d) at 6 www.eenadupratibha.net 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. Directions (61-65) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given words. Defer (a) indifferent (b) defy (c) differ (d) postpone Cease (a) begin (b) stop (c) create (d) dull Pious (a) religious (b) sympathetic (c) afraid (d) faithful Abandon (a) forsake (b) keep (c) cherish (d) enlarge Cancel (a) abolish (b) approve (c) allow (d) break Directions (66-70) : In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given words. Stingy (a) clean (b) tight (c) generous (d) cheap Barren (a) fertile (b) rich .(c) prosperous (d) positive Virtue (a) vice (b) failure (c) fault (d) offence Nervous (a) flawless (b) immature (c) smooth (d) composed Confident (a) worried (b) pessimistic (c) diffident (d) depressed Directions (71 -75) : In the questions, four alternatives are given for the idiom/ phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase. To look down one’s nose (a) to show anger (b) to retaliate (c) to insult in the presence of others (d) to regard with contempt To shed crocodile tears (a) to weep profusely (b) to pretend grief (c) to grieve seriously (d) to mock something By putting two and two together (a) to mix several things (b) to make an arithmetical calculation (c) to keep people in pairs (d) to deduce from given facts To go scot-free (a) to walk like a native of Scotland (b) to get something free (c) to escape without punishment (d) to save tax At the eleventh hour (a) at eleven O'clock (b) at the wrong time (c) at the last possible moment (d) at the initial moment itself Directions (76-80) : In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold which may need improvement. Alternatives are given at (a), (b) and (c) below, which may be better option. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (d). 7 www.eenadupratibha.net 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. The cheapest electronic good are manufactured in China. (a) electronical good (b) electrical good (c) electronic goods (d) No improvement I have been living in Delhi from 1989. (a) eversince (b) since (c) in (d) No improvement He is a descendant from the Mughal royalty. (a) of (b)in (c) for (d) No improvement Mary would not go to the market unless 1 go with her. (a) shall go (b) went (c) would go (d) No improvement Flowers embellishment the beauty of our surroundings. (a) replenish (b) enhance (c) destroys (d) No improvement Directions (81-85) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence. Murder of a man (a) Regicide (b) Fratricide (c) Homicide (d) Genocide Use of force or. threats to get someone to agree to something (a) Coercion (b) Conviction (c) Confession (d) Cajolement Animal that feeds on plants (a). Carnivorous (b) Herbivorous (c) Insectivorous (d) Graminivorous A number of stars grouped together (a) Orbit (b) Constellation (c) Solar system (d) Comet Lasting only for a very short while (a) Transparent (b) Temporal (c) Temporary (d) Temperate Directions (86-90) : In the following questions, group of four words are given. In each group one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word. (a) livelihood (b) livelyhood (c) livlihood (d) livelyhud (a) foyere (b) foayer (c) foyer (d) fouyer (a) lassivous (b) lacivoius (c) lascivious (d) lasivious (a) enemyty (b) enemity (c) enmity (d) enemity (a) irelevant (b) irrelavent (c) irelevent (d) irrelevant Directions (91-100) : In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Fi rst read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. It was a sudden decision. Three of us all (91) in the hostel, decided to travel by train to (92) and witness the Republic Day Parade. The station was heavily (93) and there was a long queue before the ticket counter.(94) pretended sickness and persuaded the man nearest to the (95) to buy three more tickets-one for him and (96) for, his sisters. No problem, therefore, in buying tickets. (97) train was already at the platform and there was (98) mad rash among the passengers to get on the coaches. Hari would not be worried by (99). He asked (100). to jump over the. bumper between two coaches to get on to the other side. (a) roommates (b) strangers (c) classmates (d) friends (a) Calcutta (b) Hyderabad (c) Chennai (d) Delhi 8 www.eenadupratibha.net 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. (a) (a) (a) (a) (a) (a) (a) (a) guarded She door three The a things them (b) thronged (b)Hari (b) window (b) four (b)A (b) an (b) everything (b) us (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) crowded They counter one An the anything we (d) filled (d)You (d) enhance (d)two (d) No (d) not (d) something (d) they QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 101. In a three-digit number, the digit at the hundred’s place is two times the digit at the unit’s place and the sum of the digits is 18. If the digits are reversed, the number is reduced by 396. The difference of hundred’s and ten’s digit of the number is (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 102. The greatest among the numbers (a) 0.09 103. A fraction becomes (b) 3 0.09 , 3 3 0.064 , 0.5 and 5 is (c) 0.5 0.064 (d) 5 (d) 3 5 1 when 1 is subtracted from both the numerator and the 3 denominator. The same fraction becomes 1 when 1 is added to both the numerator 2 and the denominator. The sum of numerator and denominator of the fraction is (a) 10 (b) 18 (c) 7 (d) 16 104. Which of the following numbers will always divide a six digit number of the form xyx - yxy (wh er e 1 x 9, 1 y 9) ? (a) 1010 (b) 10101 (c)11011 (d)11010 105. The H.C.F. of two numbers is 96 and their L.C.M. is 1296. If one of the numbers is 864, the other is (a) 132 (b) 135 (c) 140 (d) 144 106. If the sum of the interior angles of a regular polygon be 1080°, the number of sides of the polygon is (a) 6 (b) 8 (c) 10 (d) 12 107. The perimeter of the triangular base of a right prism is 15 cm and radius of the incircle of the triangular base is 3 cm. If the volume of the prism be 270 cm 3, then the height of the prism is (a) 6 cm (b) 7.5 cm (c) 10 cm (d) 12 cm 108. A semi-circular sheet of metal of diameter 28 cm is bent into an open conical cup. The depth of the cup is approximately (a) 11 cm (b) 12 cm (c) 13 cm 9 (d) 14 cm www.eenadupratibha.net 109. The radius and the height of a cone are in the ratio 4:3. The ratio of the curved surface area and total surface area of the cone is (a) 5: 9 (b) 3:7 (c) 5:4 (d) 16 : 9 110. Area of the incircle of an equilateral triangle with side 6 cm is (a) sq. cm 2 (b) 3 sq. cm (c) 6 sq. cm (d) 3 sq. cm 111. A parallelogram ABCD has sides AB = 24 cm and AD = 16 cm. The distance between the sides AB and DC is 10 cm. Find the distance between the sides AD and BC (a) 16 cm (b) 18 cm (c) 15 cm (d) 26 cm 112. The diameter of a cylinder is 7 cm and its height is 16 cm. Using the value of 22 , the lateral surface area of the cylinder is 7 (a) 353 cm2 (b) 350 cm2 (c) 355 cm2 (d) 348 cm2 113. A man and a woman working together can do a certain work in 18 days. Their skills in doing the work are in the ratio 3:2. How many days will the woman take to finish the work alone ? (a) 45 (b) 36 (c) 27 (d) 30 114. A takes 10 days less than the time taken by B to finish a piece of work. If both A and B can do it in 12 days, then the time taken by B alone to finish the work is (a) 30 days (b) 27 days (c) 20 days (d) 25 days 115. The single discount which is equivalent to successive discounts of 20%, 15% and 10% is (a) 32.7% (b) 34.2% (c) 36.9% (d) 38.8% 116. An article of cost price Rs.8,000 is marked at Rs.11,200. After allowing a discount of x% a profit of 12% is made. The value of x is (a) 21% (b) 20% (c) 22% (d) 23% 117. If x varies inversely as (y2 - 1) and x is equal to 24 when y = 10, then the value of x when y = 5 is (a) 99 (b) 12 (c) 24 (d) 100 118. The acid and water in two vessels A and B are in the ratio 4 :3 and 2 :3. In what ratio should the liquids in both the vessels be mixed to obtain a new mixture in vessel C containing half acid and half water ? (a) 7: 5 (b) 5:7 (c)7:3 (d) 5:3 119. The average of x numbers is y2 and the average of y numbers is x2. So the average of all the numbers taken together is x3 y 3 (a) x y x2 y 2 (c) x y (b) xy (d) xy2 + yx2 120. The mean of 20 items is 47. Later it is found that the item 62 is wrongly written 10 www.eenadupratibha.net as 26. Find the correct mean. (a) 48.8 (b) 47.7 (c) 49.9 (d) 46.6 121. The marked price of an article is 50% above cost price. When marked price is increased by 20% and selling price is increased by 20%, the profit doubles. If original marked price is Rs.300, then original selling price is (a) Rs.200 (b) Rs.250 (c) Rs.240 (d) Rs.275 122. The cost price of 20 oranges is same as selling price of 16 oranges. The profit percentage is (a) 30% (b) 20% (c) 25% (d) 16% 123. In an examination in which full marks were 500, A got 10% less than B. B got 25% more than C. C got 20% less than D. If A got 360 marks, what percentage of full marks was obtained by D? (a) 90% (b) 80% (c) 50% (d) 60% 124. 75 gm of sugar solution has 30% sugar in it. Then the quantity of sugar that should be added to the solution to make the quantity of the sugar 70% in the solution, is (a) 125 gm (b) 100 gm (c) 120 gm (d) 130 gm 125. If a boat goes 100 km downstream in 10 hours and 75 km upstream in 15 hours, then the speed of the stream is (a) 2 km/hour (b) 2.5 km/hour (c) 3 km/hour (d) 3.5 km/hour 126. If Rs.20 is the difference of simple interest and compound interest, for two years, at 4 percent per annum, then the principal is (a) Rs.13,000 127. If m (b) Rs.12,500 (c) Rs.12,000 1 2 1 2 4 , find the value of m 2 m 2 m2 (a)-2 (b) 0 (c) 2 (d) 4 128. If a2 = b + c, b2 = c + a and c2 = a + b, then the value of (a) abc 129. If (d) Rs.13,500 (b) a2b2c2 1 1 1 is 1 a 1 b 1 c (c) 1 (d) 0 a b c 1 1 1 1 , then the value of is 1 a 1 b 1 c 1 a 1 b 1 c (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 130. If a2 + b2 + 2b + 4a + 5 = 0, then the value of (a) 3 (b)-3 (c) 1 3 (d)4 a b is a b (d) 1 3 131. If a = 2.361, b = 3.263 and c = 5.624, then the value of a 3 + b3 - c3 + 3abc is 11 www.eenadupratibha.net (a) 35.621 (b) 0 (c) 19.277 (d) 1 132. ABCD is a rhombus. A straight line through C cuts AD produced at P and AB produced at Q. If DP = (a) 2:1 1 AB, then the ratio of the lengths of BQ and AB is 2 (b) 1:2 (c)1:1 (d)3:l 133. The distance between two parallel chords of length 8 cm each in a circle of diameter 10 cm is (a) 6 cm (b) 7 cm (c) 8 cm (d) 5.5 cm 134. If the circumradius of an equilateral triangle be 10 cm, then the measure of its in-radius is (a) 5 cm (b) 10 cm (c) 20 cm (d) 15 cm 135. At the centres of two circles, two arcs of equal length subtend angles of 60° and 75° respectively. The ratio of the radii of the two circles is (a) 5:2 (b)5:4 (c) 3:2 (d) 2:1 136. If in a ABC, the medians CD and BE intersect each other at 0, then the ratio of the areas of ODE and ABC is (a) 1:6 (b)6 :1 (c) 1:12 (d) 12 :1 137. If tan 15° = 2 3 , the value of tan 15° cot 75° + tan 75° cot 15° is (a) 14 (b) 12 (c) 10 (d) 8 138. If be acute and tan + cot = 2, then the value of tan5 + cot10 is (a) 1 (b) 2 (c)3 (d) 4 139. The value of (sin21° + sin2 3° + sin2 5° +... + sin2 85° + sin2 87° + sin2 89° )is (a) 21 1 2 (c) 22 (b) 22 1 2 (d) 23 1 2 140. The angle of elevation of the top of a tower from a point A on the ground is 30°. On moving a distance of 20 metres towards the foot of the tower to a point B, the angle of elevation increases to 60°. The height of the tower is (a) 3 m (b) 5 3 m 141. If sin - cos = (a) 17 13 (c) 10 3 m (d) 20 3 m 7 and 0 < < 90°, then the value of sin + cos is 13 (b) 13 17 (c) 1 13 (d) 1 17 Directions (142-146) Sales of books (in thousands) from six branches (B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6) of a publishing company are given below. Study the graph and answer the following questions. 12 www.eenadupratibha.net 80 80 Sales (in thousands) 70 60 55 60 50 45 40 40 30 20 20 10 0 B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6 142. The average sales of the branches B1 and B4 is equal to the average sales of the branches (a) B3 and B5 (b) B3 and B6 (c) B5 and B6 (d) B2 and B5 143. The number of branches in which sales of books are below the average level (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 1 (d)4 144. If the sales of books from the branch B2 increases by 30% and that from the branch B4 decreases by 10%, the approximate sale from all the six branches will (a) increase by 1.33% (b) decrease by 1.67% (c) remains same (d) decrease by 1.33% 145. If each branch can increase the sales of books by 2%, then the total number of books (in thousands) sold by the company will be (a) 305 (b) 306 (c) 310 (d) 315 146. If all the six branches are divided into three groups such that each group has equal performance on selling books, then the minimum difference of the number of books C (in thousands) sold by the two members of any group is (a) 20 (b) 10 (c) 15 (d) 5 Directions (147-150) Number of toys of five types (A to E) manufactured over the, years (in thousands) is given below. Study the table and answer the following questions. Year / Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 A 200 150 180 195 220 B 150 80 175 160 185 C 78 100 92 120 130 D 90 105 110 125 135 13 E 65 70 85 75 80 www.eenadupratibha.net 147. The approximate percentage increase in production of D type of toys from 2003 to 2005 was (a) 5% (b) 19% (c) 29% (d) 25% 148. The percentage drop in production of A type of toys from 2002 to 2004 was (a) 10% (b) 20% (c) 25% (d) 30% 149. The approximate percentage increase of the production of all types of toys from 2005 to 2006 was (a) 9% (b) 10% (c) 11% (d) 12% 150. The difference of the average number of toys (in thousands) of the types B and C, manufactured over the years, was (a) 52 (b) 66 (c) 68 (d) 72 GENERAL AWARENESS 151. Which one of the following is the second highest peak of the world ? (a) Dhaulagiri (b) Kanchenjunga (c) K2 (d) NandaDevi 152. The largest freshwater lake in the world is (a) Lake Victoria (b) Lake Michigan (c) Lake Balkhash (d)Lake Superior 153. Two stones of unequal masses are thrown vertically up with the same velocity. Which of the following will happen ? (a) The heavier mass will reach greater height (b) The lighter mass will reach greater height (c) Both will reach the same height (d) Any of them may reach greater height 154. Who invented optical fibre? (a) Samuel Cohen (b) Narinder Kapan (c) Percy L.Spencer (d) T.H. Maimah 155. Who amongst the following is renowned in the field of painting? (a) Parveen Sultana (b) Prof. T.N. Krishnan (c) Ram Kinkar (d) Raja Ravi Varma 156. A Socialist economy is (a) an equalitarian economy (b) a planned economy (c) anon-planned economy (d) a democratic economy 157. Who is the author of “The Company of Women"? (a) John Gray (b) David Baldacci (c) Dick Francis (d) Khushwant Singh 158. Which of the following statements is true ? (a) Dehusked cereals and pulses are more nutritious (b) Whole grain cereals and pulses are more nutritious (c) Processed cereal products are nutrient dense (d) Breakfast cereals are nutrient dense 159. Who represented India in the Second Round Table Conference? (a) ArunaAsaf Ali (b) Sucheta Kripalani (c) SarojiniNaidu (d) KalpanaJoshi 160. The rulers of which dynasty started the practice of granting tax-free villages to Brahmanas and Buddhist Monks? (a) Satavahanas (b)Mauryas (c)Guptas (d) Cholas 161. The Bandung Conference was a major milestone in the history of: 14 www.eenadupratibha.net 162. 163. 164. 165. 166. 167. 168. 169. 170. 171. 172. 173. 174. 175. 176. (a) The Non-aligned movement (b) Indo-Chinese relation-ship (c) U.S. Vietnam War (d) Creation of ASEAN The most important text of vedic mathematics is: (a) Satapatha Brahman (b) Atharva Veda (c) Sulva Sutras (d) Chhandogya Upanishad Which of the following Indian States is broadly as large as the European nationAustria? (a) Kerala (b) West Bengal (c) Orissa (d) Karnataka Which of the following districts is on the international border of India? (a) Sirsa (b) Anantnag (c)Kariniganj (d) Purulia The deposits of the ancient Tethys Sea were folded to form the : (a) Himalayas (b) Rockies (c) Andes (d) Alps The largest irrigation canal in India is called the: (a) Yamuna canal (b) Sirhand canal (c) Indira Gandhi canal (d) Upper Bari Doab canal Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to : (a) rotation of earth (b) revolution of earth (c) gravitational pull (d) uneven heating of earth Pruning is an essential part in cultivation of: (a) Rubber (b) Tobacco (c) Coffee (d) Tea Operating surplus arises in the (a) Government sector (b) Production for self-consumption (c) Subsistence farming (d) Enterprise sector The most important of the non-tariff trade barriers are: (a) Quotas (b) Health regulations (c) Pollution standards (d) Labelling and packaging regulations The maximum area under crops in India is used for the cultivation of: (a) Wheat (b) Rice (c) Sugarcane (d) Cotton Investment is equal to : (a) gross total of all types of physical capital assets (b) gross total of all capital assets minus wear and tear (c) stock of plants, machines and . equipments (d) None of the above The Tarapore Committee recommended that before capital account was made convertible the rate of inflation should be brought down for three years to within? (a) 3.5% (b) 0.3% (c)4.6% (d)5.7% Who among the following are not appointed by the President of India? (a) Governors of States (b) Chief Justice and Judges of High Court (c) Vice-President (d) Chief Justice and Judges of Supreme Court What is the period within which a proclamation of national emergency made by the President is to be placed before each house of the Parliament for approval? (a) within one month (b) within two months (c) within four months (d) within six months What was the exact constitutional position of the Indian Republic when the Constitution was brought into force with effect from 26th January, 1950? (a) A Democratic Republic (b) A Sovereign Democratic Republic (c) A Sovereign Secular Democratic Republic (d) A Sovereign Secular Socialist Democratic Republic 15 www.eenadupratibha.net 177. Fabianism is closely related to: (a) Fascism (b) Scientific socialism (c) Democratic socialism (d) Liberalism 178. A federal structure for India was first put forward by the : (a) Act of 1909 (b) Act of 1919 (c)Act of 1935 (d) Act of 1947 179. Which Writ is issued by a High Court or the Supreme Court to compel an authority to perform a function that it was not performing? (a) Writ of Certiorari (b) Writ of Habeas Corpus (c) Writ of Mandamus (d) Writ of Quo Warranto 180. In case of a disagreement between the two Houses of Parliament over a nonmoney bill: (a) the bill will lapse (b) the President may sign it into a law (c) the President may Call a joint sitting of both the Houses to consider it. (d) the President may ask both the Houses to reconsider it. 181. Commercial nitric acid is coloured because it contains dissolved : (a) Oxygen (b) Nitrous oxide (c) Nitrogen dioxide (d) Coloured impurities 182. Fertiliser having high nitrogen content is : (a) Urea (b) Ammonium sulphate (c) Ammonium nitrate (d) Calcium citrate 183. Quantity of fresh air required for a man is (a) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 20 minutes (b) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 20 seconds (c) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 10 minutes (d) 1000 cubic feet of air for every 10 seconds 184. The device in communication satellites which receives signals from an earth station and transmits them to different directions is (a) Transformer (b) Transistor (c) Transponder (d) Transducer 185. Surface tension in a liquid is due to: (a) Adhesive force between molecules (b) Cohesive force between molecules (c) Gravitational force between molecules (d) Electrical force between molecules. 186. A circular plate, a cube and a sphere, all made up of same material and having the same mass, are heated to 300°C and left in a room. Which of them will have the slowest rate of cooling? (a) Circular plate (b) Cube (c)Sphere (d) All will cool at the same rate 187. Where does the oxygen that keeps us alive come from? (a) Carbon dioxide (b) Carbonates absorbed from soil (c) Oxides of minerals (d) Water 188. Reserpine is used to : (a) reduce high blood pressure (b) increase blood pressure when it is low (c) alleviate pain (d) cure arthritis 189. The first fertiliser plant in India was set up at (a) Alwaye (b) Asansol (c) Ranipet (d) Sindri 190. The vitamin most readily de strayed by heat is (a) Riboflavin (b) Ascorbic acid (c) Tocopherol (d) Thiamine 191. The gas used for artificial fruit ripening of green fruit is — (a) Ethylene (b) Acetylene (c) Ethane (d) Methane 16 www.eenadupratibha.net 192. Optic fibres are used in : (a) CAT scans (b)'X-ray photos (c) Ultrasound scans (d) Endoscopy 193. The three elements most needed in common fertilisers are : (a) Sulphur, Phosphorous and Sodium (b) Nitrogen, Potassium and Phosphorous (c) Phosphorous, Sodium and Nitrogen (d) Calcium, Phosphorous and Potassium 194. What was the ultimate goal of Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha? (a) repeal of Salt Satyagraha (b) curtailment of the Government’s power (c) economic relief to the common people (d) ‘PumaSwaraj’ for India 195. Who persuaded the ratings of the RiN [Royal India Navy) to surrender on the 23rd February 1946 ? (a) Mahatma Gandhi(b) Jawaharlal Nehru and Maula-naAbul KalamAzad (c) Vallabh Bhai Patel and M J Jinnah (d) Morarji Desai and J.B. Kripalani 196. On September 20, 1932 Mahatma Gandhi began a fast unto death in Yerwada Jail against? (a) British repression of the Satyagrahis.(b)Violation of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. (c) Communal award of Ramsay MacDonald. (d) Communal riots in Calcutta. 197. In 1939, for the first time, Gandhiji tried out his specific techniques of controlled mass struggle in a native state. He allowed a close associate of his to lead satyagraha. Who was he? (a) K. T. Bhashyam in Mysore (b) Jamnalal Bajaj In Jaipur (c) Vallabh Bhai Patel in Rajkot (d) Nabakrushna Chaudhri In Dhenkanal 198. What is Obra knovm for? (a) a new refinery (b) a new aluminium plant (c) a bird sanctuary (d) a thermal power station 199. What is NABARD’s primary role? (a) to provide term loans to state co-operative banks (b) to assist state governments for share capital contribution (c) to act as re-finance institution (d) All of the above 200. Which one of the following does not deal with export promotion ? (a) Trade Development Authority (b) Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation (c) Cooperative Marketing Societies (d) State Trading Corporation of India 17 www.eenadupratibha.net SET - 1 - KEY 1 8 15 22 29 36 43 50 57 64 71 78 85 92 99 106 113 120 127 134 141 148 155 162 169 176 183 190 197 D C B D B D D B C A C A C D C B A A C A A A D C D B B B C 2 9 16 23 30 37 44 51 58 65 72 79 86 93 100 107 114 121 128 135 142 149 156 163 170 177 184 191 198 B D D B B D B A C A B B A C B D A B C B A C B B B C C B D 3 10 17 24 31 38 45 52 59 66 73 80 87 94 101 108 115 122 129 136 143 150 157 164 171 178 185 192 199 D B D D C B D B A C D B C B B B D C D C B B D B B C B D D 4 11 18 25 32 39 46 53 60 67 74 81 88 95 102 109 116 123 130 137 144 151 158 165 172 179 186 193 200 18 C A B D D D D A D A C C C C D A B B C A A C B A A C C B C 5 12 19 26 33 40 47 54 61 68 75 82 89 96 103 110 117 124 131 138 145 152 159 166 173 180 187 194 A A B C D A B B D A C A C D A D A B B B B D C C A C A D 6 13 20 27 34 41 48 55 62 69 76 83 90 97 104 111 118 125 132 139 146 153 160 167 174 181 188 195 A A A B D B C D B D C B D A B C A B A C B C A C C B D C 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 70 77 84 91 98 105 112 119 126 133 140 147 154 161 168 175 182 189 196 C C A A A C D D A C B B A A D A B B A C B B A D A A D C

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