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1. Which of the following launched in Octoberr 2012,a management t-ool called Horizon Scanning country’s sovereign debt, a meeting of finances ministers of 61 countries in Tokyo Japan

a. OECD

b. IBRD

c. IMF

d. ADB

Answer:OECD

2. Which of these countries Announced in October 2012 introduction of Hindi and Mandarim languages in the school to establish deep and strong links

a. USA

b. Canada

c. Australia

d. Britain

Germany

3. As per Gartner”s report research house of USA in October 2012 which of the following became worlds no1 PC maker by end of 3 rd quarter of 2012?

a. Lenova

b. Hewalett Packard

c. IBM

d. Samsung

None of these

4.Who among these was honored in USA with the prestigious 2012 Hoover media?

a. Union Ministry of HRD

b. IGNOU

c. EDC12 (India) Ltd

d. University Grants Commission (UGC)

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)

5.World Allergy summit 2012 was held in which of these cities in India in December 2012?

a. Hyderabad

b. Banglore

c. Chennai

d. New Delhi

Kolkata

6.Which of the following countries is the major producer of Gold in the word as of November 2012

a. India

b. China

c. Canda

d. South Africa

UK

7. Which of the following cities is selected to host G20 Summit in 2014?

a. Amsterdam

b. BristbaneMadrid

c. Ottawa

d. Reykavik

8 Aam Admi party was launched by

a. Swami Agnivesh

b. Anna Hazare

c. Kiran Bedi

d. Medha Patkar

9.Pick the odd one out

a. . Kitchen

b. Bathroom

c. Bedroom

d. Floor

10. a. Hear

b. Smell

c. See

d. Talk

11. a. Head

b. Heart

c. . Lung

d. Kidney

12. Madho walks 30 metres towards East,Then he turns to his right and walks 20 metres.Then again turning to his right he walks 30 metres. How far and in which direction is he from his original postition

a. 20 metres north

b. 50 metres south

c. 10 metres west

d. None of these

13. Beena is the mother of Chirag and Mihika. If Kapil is the husband of Mihika.what is the relation of Beena to Kapil

a. Daughter

b. Mother

c. Sister in Law

d. Mother in Law

14. Ajay travels towards East.Vikas travels towards North.Sonu and Rachit travel in opposite directions. Rachit travels towards right of Ajay which of the follwing is definitely true?

a. Vikas and Sonu travel in opposite directions

b. Sonu travels towards west

c. Rachit travels towards North

d. Vikas and sonu travel in the same direction

15. If KOLKATA is coded as LPMLBUB then MUMBAI can be caded as

a. NVODBJ

b. PVQDEI

c. LOLBAI

d. NVNCRI

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Directions (For Questions 1 to 4): In these questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which express the correct meaning of the given word printed in bold.

1. Encompassing

a) Surrounding

b) Incorporating (Ans)

c) Enveloping

d) Accepting

2. Prudence

a) Wisdom (Ans)

b) Gentleness

c) Providence

d) Pride

3. Fetter

a) Restore

b) Lavish

c) Squander

d) Chain (Ans)

4. Diligent

a) Slack

b) Steady

c) Careful

d) Laborious (Ans)

Directions (For Question 5 and 6) : In these questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which is the most opposite in meaning to the word printed in bold

5. Commendable

a) Invaluable

b) Undeserved

c) Unreliable

d) Unworthy (Ans)

6. Frugality

a) Luxury

b) Extravagance (Ans)

c) Providence

d) Familiarity

7. Substitute a single word for One who hates mankind

a) Mercenary

b) Philanthropist

c) Neurotic

d) Misanthropist (Ans)

8. Substitute a single word for ‘Violation of something holy and sacred’

a) Pollution

b) Pilferage

c) Sacrilege (Ans)

d) Pittance

9. Fill in the blank with a suitable word

He was apprised ……… the latest developments on the war front

a) of (Ans)

b) about

c) on

d) for

10. Find out the word which is spelt incorrect

a) Proficient

b) Efficient

c) Sufficient

d) Magnificient (Ans)

Part II General Knowledge

11. The Chilka Lake liea in between the deltas of

a) Ganga and Mahanadi

b) Godavari and Krishna

c) Mahanadi and Godavari (Ans)

d) Krishna and Kaveri

12. The deficiency of which one of the following leads to dental caries?

a) Zinc

b) Iron

c) Fluorine (Ans)

d) Copper

13. Who built the Red Fort in Delhi?

a) Aurangzed

b) Shah Jahan (Ans)

c) Jahangir

d) Akbar

14. Which country has the world’s youngest monarch?

a) Togo

b) Qatar

c) Monaco

d) Bhutan (Ans)

15. Which languages have recently been declared as classical languages?

a) Kannada and Telugu (Ans)

b) Tamil and Telugu

c) Tamil and Marathi

d) Bengali and Urdu

16. Who has written ‘The White Tiger’?

a) Jhumpa Lahiri

b) Aravind Adiga (Ans)

c) Kiran Desai

d) Salman Rushdie

17. India is the ……… country to send a spacecraft to the moon

a) 4th

b) 5th

c) 6th (Ans)

d) 7th

18. The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology is located in

a) Mumbai

b) Kolkata

c) Bengaluru

d) Hyderabad (Ans)

19. The highest Civilian award of India, the ‘Bharat Ratna’ was last awarded to

a) Pandit Bhimsen Joshi (Ans)

b) Ustad Bismillah Khan

c) Pandit Jasraj

d) Ustad Zakir Hussain

20. Mr. Barack Hussein Obama is set to become the ….. President of the United States of America on 20th January 2009

a) 42nd

b) 44th (Ans)

c) 46th

d) 48th

21. India has the …….. rank in teledensity in the world at present

a) 1st

b) 2nd (Ans)

c) 3rd

d) 4th

22. Where are Asiatic wild ass found

a) Sikkim

b) Assam

c) Arunachal Pradesh

d) Gujarat (Ans)

23. Which Article of the Indian Constitution includes the Fundamental Duties of the Indian Citizens

a) Article 50 A

b) Article 51 A (Ans)

c) Article 52 A

d) Article 53 A

24. Under the Indian Constitution, the power to issue a writ of ‘Habeas corpus’ is vested in

a) Both Supreme Court and High Courts (Ans)

b) Only High Courts

c) Only Supreme Court

d) All courts down to District Courts

25. During whose regime did the ‘Cripps Mission’ visit India

a) Lord Wellington

b) Lord Mountbatten

c) Lord Wavell

d) Lord Linlithgow (Ans)

26. Which of the following elements is not present in stainless steel?

a) Chromium

b) Iron

c) Tungsten (Ans)

d) Nickel

27. Which of the following wave lengths of light is absorbed maximum for photosynthesis

a) Blue Light (Ans)

b) Red Light

c) Green Light

d) Yellow Light

28. Inflation occurs when aggregate supply is

a) Equal to aggregate demand

b) More than aggregate demand

c) Less than aggregate demand (Ans)

d) None of the above

29. El Nino is

a) A sea storm (Ans)

b) A tropical disturbance

c) a warm ocean current

d) Another name of typhoon

30. Nuclear reactors used to produce electricity are based on?

a) Cold Fusion

b) Superconductivity

c) Nuclear Fusion

d) Nuclear Fission (Ans)

31. A car covers a distance of 200 kms in 2 hours 40 minutes, whereas a jeep covers the same distance in 2 hours. What is the ratio of their speeds?

a) 3 : 4 (Ans)

b) 4 : 3

c) 4 : 5

d) 5 : 4

32. In a certain code language CROWN is written as DPRSS. How will PRINT be written in that code language

a) QTMJU

b) QPLJY (Ans)

c) QTLJO

d) QTLKO

33. Which word cannot be made from the letters of following word: ‘OBSTETRICIAN’

a) SIREN

b) TERMITE (Ans)

c) RETAIN

d) SOBER

34. Which one of the numbers is wrong in the following series?

4, 8, 7, 14, 12, 24, 19, 36, 28

a) 12

b) 24 (Ans)

c) 28

d) 36

35. Starting from a point ‘P’ Dinesh walked 18 metres towards south. He turned to his left and walked 25 metres. He then turned to his left and walked 18 metres. He gain turned to his left and walked 35 metres and reached a point ‘Q’. How far is Dinesh from the point ‘P’ and in which direction?

a) 10 metres East

b) 10 metres West (Ans)

c) 35 metres West

d) 10 metres South

36. Sun : Star ::

a) Day : Night

b) Lamp : Light

c) Bed : Sleep

d) Dove : Bird (Ans)

37. ‘Hillock’ is related to ‘Mountains’ in the same way as Bush is related to

a) Ground

b) Jungle (Ans)

c) Plant

d) Tree

38. Find the odd one out

a) Swan (Ans)

b) Vulture

c) Ostrich

d) Eagle

39. The total cost price of two watches is Rs.840. One is sold at a profit of 16% and other at a loss of 12%. There is no loss or gain in the whole transaction the cost price of the watch on which the shopkeeper gains is

a) Rs.360 (Ans)

b) Rs.370

c) Rs.380

d) Rs.390

40. If a person repaid Rs.22,500 after 10 years of borrowing a loan at 10% per annum simple interest find out what amount did he take as loan

a) Rs.11,225

b) Rs.11,250 (Ans)

c) Rs.10,000

d) Rs.7500

41. ‘A, B’ and ‘C’ entered into partnership ‘A’ invested Rs.2,560 and ‘B’ Rs. 2,000. At end of the year they gained Rs. 1,105 out of which ‘A’ got Rs.320, ‘C’s capital was

a) Rs.4280 (Ans)

b) Rs.2840

c) Rs.4820

d) Rs.4028

42. The average age of 24 boys and their teacher is 15 years. When the teachers age is excluded the average age decreases by one year. The age of the teacher is

a) 38 years

b) 39 years (Ans)

c) 40 years

d) 41 years

43. A tank can be filled by two pipe in 20 minutes and 30 minutes respectively. When the tank was empty the two pipes were opened. After sometime, the first pipe were opened. After sometime, the first pipe was stopped and the tank was filled in 18 minutes. After how much time of the start was the first pipe stopped

a) 5 minutes

b) 8 minutes (Ans)

c) 10 minutes

d) 12 minutes

44. Complete the following series : 380, 465, 557, 656, 762, 875 ….

a) 995 (Ans)

b) 992

c) 975

d) 985

45. Two trains are moving on two parallel tracks but in opposite directions. A person sitting in the train moving at the speed of 80 km/hr passes the second train in 18 seconds. If the length of the second train is 1000 metres, its speed is

a) 100 km/hr

b) 120 km/hr (Ans)

c) 140 km/hr

d) 160 km/hr

46. Fill in the blank

BLOCKED : YOLXPVW :: ……..?…….. OZFMXS

a) RESULT

b) LAUNCH (Ans)

c) LABOUR

d) NAUGHT

47. If in a certain language PRIVATE is coded as 1234567 and RISK is coded as 2098 how is RIVETS coded in that language?

a) 687543

b) 234769 (Ans)

c) 496321

d) 246598

48. In an examination 65% of the total examinees passed. If the number of failures was 420 what was the total number of examinees?

a) 1200 (Ans)

b) 685

c) 690

d) 1000

49. Dr. Sharma bought a car and got 15% of its original price as dealers discount. He then sold it with 20% profit on his purchase price. What percentage profit did he get on the original price

a) 2% (Ans)

b) 12%

c) 5%

d) 17%

50. A and B together can complete a work in 8 days and B and C together in 12 days. All of the three together can complete the work in 6 days. In how much time can A and C together complete the work?

a) 8 days (Ans)

b) 10 days

c) 12 days

d) 14 days

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Directions (Q. 1-5) In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the coding system and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark (5) ie. None of the these as you answer.

Letter T A G R S D N E V U X P Digit/Symbol Code @ 4 9 # % 3 © 5 1 ? 7 6

Conditions

(i) if the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel only the first letter may be coded and no code may be given to the last letter.

(ii) if both the first and last letter are vowels then both are to be coded as $

(iii) if the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant then the codes are to be interchanged.

1. DESGRT

(1) 35%9#

(2) 35%9#@

(3) @5%9#3

(4) 359%#@

(5) None of these

Ans : (2)

Solutions : D E S G R T

? ? ? ? ? ?

3 5 % 9 # @

2. NERSPU

(1) @5#%6@

(2) @5#56©

(3) ©5#%6

(4) ©5#%6?

(5) None of these

Ans : (4)

Solutions : N E R S P U

? ? ? ? ? ?

© 5 # % 6 ?

So, condition (i) follows.

3. XNTPGA

(1) 7©@694

(2) 7©@964

(3) 4©@69

(4) 7©@69

(5) None of these

Ans : (1)

Solutions : X N T P G A

? ? ? ? ? ?

7 © @ 6 9 4

So, condition (i) follows.

4. ESVNTU

(1) $%1©@$

(2) 5%1©@?

(3) $%1©@?

(4) $%1©?5

(5) None of these

Ans : (1)

Solutions : E S V N T U

? ? ? ? ? ?

$ % 1 © @ $

So, condition (II) follows.

5. UXPTGN

(1) ©76@9?

(2) $76@9©

(3) ?76@9©

(4) ?76@9?

(5) None of these

Ans : (1)

Solutions : U X P T G N

? ? ? ? ? ?

© 7 6 @ 9 ?

So, condition (iii) follows.

6 A man had returned after a day’s bird-shooting. He was asked how many birds he had in the bag. He said “they are all sparrows but six; all pigeons but six and all doves but six”, How many birds had he in all ?

(1) 18

(2) 9

(3) 27

(4) 64

(5) None of these

Ans : (2)

Explanation : Let the no. of birds be x

? (x – 6) + (x – 6) + (x – 6) = x

? 3x – 18 = x

? 2x = 18 ? x = 9.

7 If HKUJ means FISH, what does UVCD mean ?

(1) STAR

(2) STAK

(3) STAL

(4) STAB

(5) None of these

Ans : (4)

Explanation : HKUJ means FISH

The word FISH is obtained from the word HKUJ by replacing every alphabet by the second alphabet to the left of each alphabet of the word HKUJ. Applying same rule to UVCD we can see that. UVCD means STAB

8 Supply the missing figure :

2, 6, 12, 20, 30 … 56

(1) 42

(2) 38

(3) 46

(4) 56

(5) None of these

Ans : (1)

Explanation : The series is 12 + 1, 22 + 2, 32 + 3, 42 + 4, 52 + 5, 62 + 6 ……

Hence missing figure : 62 + 6 = 42

10. Supply the missing figure :

1, 4, 9, 16, 25 …. 49

(1) 27

(2) 36

(3) 64

(4) 81

(5) None of these

Ans : (2)

Explanation : The series is 12, 22, 32, 42, 52, 62, 72 ……

? Missing figure = 62 = 36

11. A Shephered had 17 sheep. All but nine died. How many did he have left ?

(1) 9

(2) 8

(3) 12

(4) 7

(5) None of these

Ans : (1)

12. Write the next number in the series : 14, 16, 13, 17, 12, 18, 11 ….

(1) 12

(2) 19

(3) 22

(4) 14

(5) None of thes

Ans : (2)

Explanation : Sree the alternate terms starting from 2nd term in the series 16, 17, 18, 19, ……

13. The Twenty-First Century will start on January 1 in the year

(1) 2001

(2) 2000

(3) 2101

(4) 2100

(5) None of these

Ans : (1)

14. If A = 1, B = 3, C = 5 and so on, what do the numbers 3, 9, 7 stand for ?

(a) BID

(b) BAD

(c) BED

(d) CAR

(5) None of these

Ans : (3)

Explanation : A ? 1st position ? 1

B ? 2nd position ? 2 + 1 = 3

C ? 3rd position ? 3 + 2 = 5

D ? 4th position ? 4 + 3 = 7

E ? 5th position ? 5 + 4 = 9

Hence, 3, 9, 7 stands for B, E, D.

15. Which choice provides the answer : If 2 + 3 = 10, 6 + 5 = 66, 7 + 2 = 63, 9 + 7 = 144 then, 8 + 4 = ?

(a) 48

(b) 144

(c) 96

(d) 55

(5) None of these

Ans : (3)

Explanation : By the rule 2 + 3 = 10

6 + 5 = 66

7 + 2 = 63

We see that two numbers are added first and then multiplied by first number. For, example see 7 + 2 = 9 then 9 * 7 = 63

? Here 8 + 4 = 12

then 8 * 12 = 96.

16. Which choice provides the answer in the following : If 2 * 3 = 36, 5 * 4 = 400, 6 * 2 = 144, 3 * 3 = 81; then, 5 * 5 = ?

(1) 255

(2) 625

(3) 10

(4) 25

(5) None of these

Ans : (2)

Explanation : As 2 * 3 = 6 But here the rule framed as

2 * 3 ? 62 ? 36

5 * 4 ? 202 ? 400

3 * 3 ? 92 ? 81

? 5 * 5 ? (25)2 ? 625

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Quantitative Aptitude Paper :

1. A certain type of mixture is prepared by mixing brand A at Rs.9 a kg. with brand B at Rs.4 a kg. If the mixture is worth Rs.7 a kg., how many kgs. of brand A are needed to make 40kgs. of the mixture?

Ans. Brand A needed is 24kgs.

2. A wizard named Nepo says ?I am only three times my son?s age. My father is 40 years more than twice my age. Together the three of us are a mere 1240 years old.? How old is Nepo?

Ans. 360 years old.

3. One dog tells the other that there are two dogs in front of me. The other one also shouts that he too had two behind him. How many are they?

Ans. Three.

4. A man ate 100 bananas in five days, each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the first day?

Ans. Eight.

5. If it takes five minutes to boil one egg, how long will it take to boil four eggs?

Ans. Five minutes.

6. Three containers A, B and C have volumes a, b, and c respectively; and container A is full of water while the other two are empty. If from container A water is poured into container B which becomes 1/3 full, and into container C which becomes 1/2 full, how much water is left in container A?

7. ABCE is an isosceles trapezoid and ACDE is a rectangle. AB = 10 and EC = 20. What is the length of AE?

Ans. AE = 10.

8. In the given figure, PA and PB are tangents to the circle at A and B respectively and the chord BC is parallel to tangent PA. If AC = 6 cm, and length of the tangent AP is 9 cm, then what is the length of the chord BC?

Ans. BC = 4 cm.

9 Three cards are drawn at random from an ordinary pack of cards. Find the probability that they will consist of a king, a queen and an ace.

Ans. 64/2210.

10. A number of cats got together and decided to kill between them 999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal number of mice. Each cat killed more mice than there were cats. How many cats do you think there were ?

Ans. 991.

11. If Log2 x ? 5 Log x + 6 = 0, then what would the value / values of x be?

Ans. x = e2 or e3.

12. The square of a two digit number is divided by half the number. After 36 is added to the quotient, this sum is then divided by 2. The digits of the resulting number are the same as those in the original number, but they are in reverse order. The ten?s place of the original number is equal to twice the difference between its digits. What is the number?

Ans. 46

13.Can you tender a one rupee note in such a manner that there shall be total 50 coins but none of them would be 2 paise coins.?

Ans. 45 one paisa coins, 2 five paise coins, 2 ten paise coins, and 1 twenty-five paise coins.

14.A monkey starts climbing up a tree 20ft. tall. Each hour, it hops 3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time would it take the monkey to reach the top?

Ans.18 hours.

15. What is the missing number in this series? 8 2 14 6 11 ? 14 6 18 12

Ans. 9

16. The minute hand of a clock overtakes the hour hand at intervals of 64 minutes of correct time. How much a day does the clock gain or lose?

Ans. 32 8/11 minutes.

17. Solve for x and y: 1/x ? 1/y = 1/3, 1/x2 + 1/y2 = 5/9.

Ans. x = 3/2 or -3 and y = 3 or -3/2.

18. Daal is now being sold at Rs. 20 a kg. During last month its rate was Rs. 16 per kg. By how much percent should a family reduce its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed?

Ans. 20 %.

19. Find the least value of 3x + 4y if x2y3 = 6.

Ans. 10.

20. Can you find out what day of the week was January 12, 1979?

Ans. Friday.

21. A garrison of 3300 men has provisions for 32 days, when given at a rate of 850 grams per head. At the end of 7 days a reinforcement arrives and it was found that now the provisions will last 8 days less, when given at the rate of 825 grams per head. How, many more men can it feed?

Ans. 1700 men.

22. From 5 different green balls, four different blue balls and three different red balls, how many combinations of balls can be chosen taking at least one green and one blue ball?

Ans. 3720.

23. Three pipes, A, B, & C are attached to a tank. A & B can fill it in 20 & 30 minutes respectively while C can empty it in 15 minutes. If A, B & C are kept open successively for 1 minute each, how soon will the tank be filled?

Ans. 167 minutes.

24. A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time?

Ans. 3 hours 20 minutes.

25. Mr. Shah decided to walk down the escalator of a tube station. He found that if he walks down 26 steps, he requires 30 seconds to reach the bottom. However, if he steps down 34 stairs he would only require 18 seconds to get to the bottom. If the time is measured from the moment the top step begins to descend to the time he steps off the last step at the bottom, find out the height of the stair way in steps?

Ans.46 steps.