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Reasoning:

Directions : Study the following information to answer the giv­en questions:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.(All the numbers are two digits numbers and are ar­ranged as per some logic based on the value of the number.)

Input: win 56 32 93 bat for 46 him 28 11 give chance
Step I: 93 56 32 bat for 46 him 28 11 give chance win
Step II: 11 93 56 32 bat for 46 28 give chance win him
Step III: 56 11 93 32 bat for 46 28 chance win him give
Step IV: 28 56 11 93 32 bat 46 chance win him give for
Step V: 46 28 56 11 93 32 bat win him give for chance
Step VI: 32 46 28 56 11 93 win him give for chance bat
Step VI is the last Step of the arrangement of the above input as the intended arrangement is obtained.

As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the ap­propriate steps for the given in­put,

Input for the questions:
Input: fun 89 at the 28 16 base camp 35 53 here 68
(All the numbers given in the arrangement are two digit num­bers.)

1. Which of the following would be the Step II?
(1) 89 fun at 28 16 base camp 35 53 here 68 the
(2) 35 53 28 68 16 89 the here fun camp base at
(3) 16 89 at fun 28 camp base 35 53 68 the here
(4) 53 28 68 16 89 35 the here fun camp base at
(5) None of these

2. Which word/number would be at 7th position from the left in Step IV?
(1) base
(2) at
(3) 35
(4) the
(5) 53

3. Which step number would be the following output?
53 28 68 16 89 at 35 the here fun camp base

(1) There will be no such step
(2) III
(3) II
(4) V
(5) IV

Direction: Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question:

4. Who is the daughter in law of B?
I. I is the brother of D. S is the wife of J’s nephew.
II. R is the brother of N. T is the son of N. S is the mother of T.
III. B is the wife of D. D is the father of N. D has two children.
(1) Only I and III
(2) All I, II and III are required to answer the question
(3) Only II and III
(4) Questions cannot be answered even with all I, II and III
(5) Only I and II

5. How many students are there in the class?
I. There are more than 22 but less than 36 students in the class.
II. If students of the class are divided into groups each group has exactly 11 students.
III. There are more than 29 but less than 45 students in the class.
(1) Only I and II
(2) Only II and either I or III is required to answer the question
(3) Only II and III
(4) All I, II and III are required to answer the question
(5) All I, II and III are not sufficient to answer the question.

Direction: In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions. Mark answer
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows.
3) If either conclusion I or II follows.
4) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) If both conclusions I and II follow.

6. Statements:
X > P > Q > R
X = Y
X < Z

Conclusions:
I. Y > R
II. R > Z

7. Statements:
P > Q
S < T
X = Y
X > Z

Conclusions:
I. S = Q
II. X > Q

8. Statements:
S < T
T > R
T = W

Conclusions:
I. R < S
II. S < W

9. Statements:
X = Y < Z > W

Conclusions:
I. Z = X
II. Z > X

10. Statements:
S > R
Y = X < Z
S < Y

Conclusions:
I. Y > R
II. R > Z

Quantitative Aptitude:

Directions (1-5): What will come in place of the question-mark (?) in the following questions?

1. 6709 ? 1894 ÷ 156 = ? × 7
(1) 956.69
(2) 957.59
(3) 959.89
(4) 989.29
(5) None of these

2. (0.343)^2 ÷ (0.49)^2 × (0.7)^5 = (0.7)^(?-2)
(1) 10
(2) 8
(3) 5
(4) 9
(5) None of these

3. 9^7 × 3^6 ÷ 9^(2.4) = 9^?
(1) 8.6
(2) 9.6
(3) 10.6
(4) 6.6
(5) None of these

4. 160% of 2500 + ? = 120% of 400
(1) 800
(2) 400
(3) 1200
(4) 1600
(5) None of these

5. (9^3 * 7 + 24^2 ? 54) = ?
(1) 56
(2) 63
(3) 75
(4) 94
(5) None of these

Direction (6-10): What will come in place of the question mark (?) in each of the following number series?

6. 3 11 35 107 ?
(1) 242
(2) 256
(3) 296
(4) 310
(5) 323

7. 3 10 ? 172 885
(1) 25
(2) 29
(3) 30
(4) 39
(5) None of these

8. 8 ? 29 57 113
(1) 9
(2) 11
(3) 13
(4) 15
(5) None of these

9. 1 27 125 343 ?
(1) 625
(2) 729
(3) 416
(4) 256
(5) None of these

10. 5 3 6 ? 64.75
(1) 15
(2) 15.5
(3) 17.5
(4) 17.25
(5) None of these

English Language:

Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it.The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part will be the answer. If there is no error, mark 5 as the answer. (Ignore the error of the punctuation, if any)

1. No sooner did I open the door (1)/ when the rain (2)/ heavy and stormy, rushed in (3)/ making us shiver from head to foot (4)/ No error (5)

2. Though she was sick (1)/ but (2)/ she went (3)/ to work (4)/ No error (5)

3. On his attitude (1)/ it seems that what he wants (2)/ is that the decision making power (3) should rest with him (4)/ No error (5)

4. She fixed a metal ladder (1)/ for the wall below her window (2)/ so as to be able to (3)/ escape if there was a fire (4)/ No error (5)

5. Of all the men (1)/ known to me none is (2)/ less inclined that he is (3)/ to think ill to others(4)/ No error (5)

6. The recent study has (1)/ indicated that there (2)/ is perceptible change in (3)/ the attitudes of the people (4)/ No error (5)

7. A nationwide survey (1)/ has brought up an (2)/ interesting finding (3)/ regarding infant mortality rate in India (4)/ No error(5)

8. Reema could not (1)/ go to the picnic (2)/ for her mother (3)/ was not well (4)/ No error (5)

9. The Hindi and Marathi are (1)/ different forms of the Sanskrit language, (2)/ which were once spoken (3)/ in almost every part of India (4)/ No error (5)

10. Children visiting the (1)/ park are amused (2)/ by the monkeys (3)/ play in the cages. (4)/ No error (5)
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Oriental Insurance Company Ltd Question Paper

Quantitative Aptitude:

1. 815964 ? 697826 ? 9674 ? 6542 = ?
(A) 109122
(B) 101292
(C) 101922
(D) 110922
(E) None of these

2. Find out the average of the given numbers.356, 449, 51, 652, 533, 105, 122
(A) 307
(B) 315
(C) 412
(D) 324
(E) None of these

3. The multiplication of two con-secutive numbers is 8556. What is the smaller number among them ?
(A) 94
(B) 92
(C) 91
(D) 93
(E) None of these

4. An amount of rupees 4500 is to be distributed among Shrikant, Ramakant and Bikrant in the ratio of 3 : 7 : 5 respectively. If Rs. 500 is added to each of the share, the new ratio will become…?
(A) 7 : 10 : 13
(B) 9 : 16 : 13
(C) 2 : 4 : 3
(D) 4 : 5 : 2
(E) None of these

5. If (67)2 is added to the square of a number, the addition thus obtained is 6605. What is that number ?
(A) 45
(B) 51
(C) 46
(D) 39
(E) None of these

6. If an amount of Rs. 39,856 is distributed equally amongst 18 persons, how much approximate amount would each person get ?
(A) Rs. 2,214
(B) Rs. 2,524
(C) Rs. 2,124
(D) Rs. 2,343
(E) Rs. 2,254

7. The difference between a two-digit number and the number obtained by interchanging the two-digits of the same number is 9. The sum of the digits of the two-digit numbers is 17. What is the product of the two-digits of the two-digit number ?
(A) 64
(B) 63
(C) 72
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these

8. What is 260% of 6680 ?
(A) 18036
(B) 18704
(C) 16700
(D) 17368
(E) None of these

9. What amount of compound interest can be obtained on an amount of Rs. 18,000 at the rate of 10 p.c.p.a. at the end of three years ?
(A) Rs. 5,628
(B) Rs. 5,400
(C) Rs. 5,940
(D) Rs. 5,858
(E) None of these

10. What should come in place of the question-mark (?) in the follow-ing number series ?
19 36 70 ? 274 546
(A) 142
(B) 138
(C) 136
(D) 140
(E) None of these

11. The difference between 60% of a number and 20% of the same numbr is 316. What is 35% of that number ?
(A) 270·5
(B) 285·5
(C) 276·5
(D) 275
(E) None of these

12. The average of 4 positive integers is 52·5. The highest integer is 76 and the lowest integer is 34. The difference between the remain-ing two integers is 4. Which of the following integers is higher of the remaining two integers ?
(A) 52
(B) 54
(C) 48
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these

13. The ratio of the length and the breadth of a rectangular plot is 9 : 8 respectively. The area of the plot is 3528 sq. metres. What is the perimeter of the rectangular plot ?
(A) 256 metres
(B) 119 metres
(C) 238 metres
(D) 126 metres
(E) None of these

14. What is 876 times 779 ?
(A) 68214
(B) 68824
(C) 628402
(D) 682514
(E) None of these

15. The total number of students studying in a school is 10396. The ratio of the total number of girls to the total number of boys studying in the school is 52 : 61 respectively. What is the total number of girls studying in the school ?
(A) 4874
(B) 4784
(C) 5216
(D) 5612
(E) None of these

16. The present age of Mr. Deepak is 3 times the present age of his son. Five years hence the ratio of their ages will be 34 : 13 respecti-vely. What is the present age of Mr. Deepak ?
(A) 63 years
(B) 68 years
(C) 58 years
(D) 60 years
(E) None of these

17. In an examination it is required to get 36% of the aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 174 marks and is declared failed by 96 marks. What is the maximum aggregate marks a student can get ?
(A) 750
(B) 650
(C) 600
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these

18. The average of 5 consecutive even numbers A, B, C, D and E is 66. What is the product of B and E ?
(A) 4352
(B) 4340
(C) 4620
(D) 4224
(E) None of these

19. Shri Verma invests Rs. 14500 for 6 years at the certain rate of simple interest. After 6 years his invested sum becomes Rs. 21460. Find out the rate of interest per annum?
(A) 4% p.a.
(B) 10% p.a.
(C) 6% p.a.
(D) 8% p.a.
(E) None of these

20. The cost of 4 digital cameras and 6 mobile phones is Rs. 51,365. Find out the cost of 12 digital cameras and 18 mobile phones?
(A) Rs. 1,74,500
(B) Rs. 5,13,650
(C) Rs. 1,54,095
(D) Can?t be determined
(E) None of these

General Awareness:

1.The first metal to be used by man was:
(a) aluminium
(b) copper
(c) iron
(d) silver

2.The present base year for calculating wholesale price index number is:
(a) 1993-94
(b) 1991-92
(c) 1961-62
(d) 1950-51

3.For respiration in deep sea, divers use mixture of:
(a) Oxygen and helium
(b) Oxygen and hydrogen
(c) Oxygen and carbon dioxide
(d) Oxygen and nitrogen

4.Who committed the most daring murder of Sir Curzen Wyllie in 1907 in a public meeting in London?
(a) B.N. Dutta
(b) M.L. Dhingra
(c) Sardar Ajit Singh
(d) S.C. Chatterjee

5.The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and:
(a) 12 Judges
(b) 15 Judges
(c) 20 Judges
(d 25 Judges

6.The International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on:
(a) 20th February
(b) 21st February
(c) 20th March
(d) 21st March

7.?New Horizons? spacecraft was launched by NASA to study which of the following planet?
(a) Mars
(b) Pluto
(c) Jupiter
(d) Mercury

8.Which of the following statements are true about ?2011 Cricket World Cup??
A. India will host the 2011 World Cup Final.
B. The two semi-final of the mega event will be held in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
C. The opening ceremony will be held in Bangladesh.
D. UAE will host the matches which will be played between India and Pakistan.
(a) only A, B and C
(b) only B, C and D
(c) only A, C and D
(d) only A and D

9.Which of the following trophies is related with the game of ?Football??
(a) Mumbai Gold Cup
(b) Everest Cup
(c) Merdeka Cup
(d) V.C.C. Cup

10.On which date is Life Insurance Corporation of India completed its 50 years?
(a) 5th July
(b) 3rd August
(c) 1st September
(d) 15th September

11.The minimum temperature at which a combustible substance catches fire is called:
(a) fireless temperature
(b) ignition temperature
(c) static temperature
(d) optimum temperature

12.The temple of Konark was built by Narasimha of the:
(a) Maratha Dynasty
(b) Chola Dynasty
(c) Ganga Dynasty
(d) Vijaynagar Empire

13.Rigveda Samhita denotes one-fourth of its hymns to:
(a) Rudra
(b) Marut
(c) Agni
(d) Indra

14.Ahalyabai, the saintly queen of Maheshwar (Central India) belonged to which dynasty?
(a) Scindhya dynasty
(b) Peshwa dynasty
(c) Holkar dynasty
(d) Rajput dynasty

15.Which one of the following is not a constitutional body?
(a) Election Commission
(b) Union Public Service Commission
(c) Planning Commission
(d) Finance Commission

16.?Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? has not yet been signed by:
(a) India
(b) China
(d) United Kingdom

(a) iron ore
(b) mica deposits
(c) gold deposits
(d) uranium deposits

18.What is the Value Added Tax (VAT)?
(a) A single tax that replaces State Taxes like,surcharge, turnover tax, etc.
(b) A simple, transparent, easy to pay tax imposed on consumers.
(c) A new initiative taken by the government to increase the tax burden of high income groups.
(d) A new tax to be imposed on the producers of capital goods.

19.What is the name of the World?s smallest republic which has an area of 21 sq.km.?
(a) Vatican City
(b) Palermo
(c) Namur
(d) Nauru

20.On Jan 10, 2007 India crossed another mile-stone with the successful launch of PSLV-C7 which injected into orbit for the first time four satellites, Car-tosat-2, SRE-1, Lapan-Tubsat and Pehuensat-1. Which one of them is an earth observation satellite?
(a) Cartosat-2
(b) SRE-1
(c) Lapan-Tubsat
(d) Pehuensat-1

21.Which bank has launched India?s first loan disbursement card recently?
(a) SBI
(b) UTI
(c) IDBI
(d) ICICI

22.Who has been named ?Businessman of the Year for 2006? by Forbes Asia?
(a) Nandan Nilekani
(b) Mukesh Ambani
(c) Vijay Mallya
(d) Azim Premji

23.Who is the 37th Chief Justice of India?
(a) Ram Jethmalani
(d) Y.K. Sabharwal
(c) Bijibhai Patnaik
(d) K.G. Balkrishnan

24.?Diet? is a joint session of the Parliament of which nation?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) Vietnam
(d) Germany

25.Who is the author of the book, Amitabh?The Making of a Superstar?
(a) Tushar Raheja
(b) Vijay Singhvi
(c) Susmita Das Gupta
(d) Raj Kamal Jha
(c) Tiber
(d) Avon

English Language:

Directions(1-5): Each sentence has one or two blanks. Choose the word or set pf words that best completes the sentence meaningfully.

1. He went to the library to……find that it was closed.
(1) seldom
(2) never
(3) only
(4) solely

2. The ties that bind us together in common activity are so….that they can disappear at any moment.
(1) tentative
(2) tenuous
(3) consistent
(4) restrictive

3. Her reaction to his proposal was….. She rejected it…..
(1) inevitable ? vehemently?
(2) subtle ? Violently
(3) clever ? abruptly
(4) sympathetic ? angrily

4. His…. direction~ misled us we did not know which of the two roads to take.
(1) complicated
(2) ambiguous
(3) narrow
(4) fantastic

5. It would be difficult for one so ………. to believe that all men are equal irrespective of caste. race and religion,
(1) emotional
(2) democratic
(3) tntolerant
(4) liberal

Directions (116- 120) : In each of the follwing sentences four words or phrases have been given. Only one part in each sentence is not accepted in standard English. Ident that part and mark its number 1. 2. 3 or 4 as your answer.

6. Gaze for a thing /(1) that are not/ (2) available easily /(3) in the county is a universal phenomenon/ (4).

7. It is foolish to be expecting/Ill one person to be like another / . (2) person for/(3) each individual is born/(4) WIth his characteristics traits.

8. The tendency to believe/(l) that/(2) man is inherently dishonest is something that/(3) will decried/(4).

9. I have not come across/(1) very few people/(2) who/(3) think of thing beyond/(4) their daily work.

10. He managed to board/(l) the run¬ning train/(2) but all his luggages/(3) was/(4) left on the station.

Directions (121-125): Select the pair of words which are related in the same way as the capitalised words are related to each other.

11. SCALES: JUSTICE: :
(1) weights: measures
(2) laws: courts
(3) torch : liberty
(4) launch: peace

12. HOBBLE: WALK: :
(1) gallop: run
(2) stammer: speak
(3) stumble: fall
(4) sniff: smell

13. FRAYED: FABRIC: :
(1) watered: lawn
(2) renovated: building
(3) thawed: ice
(4) worn : nerves

14. YOLK: EGG: :
(1) rind.: melon
(2) nucleus: cell
(3) stalk: com
(4) web : spider

15. BAMBOO: SHOOT: :
(1) bean: sprout
(2) pepper : com
(3) oak: tree
(4) holly: sprig

Directions (l26- 130) : For each of the following capitalized words. four words or phrases are given of which only one is synonymou with the given word. Select the synonym.

16. DEFER
(1) respect
(2) dislike
(3) postpone
(4) disrespect

17. DUBIOUS
(1) clear
(2) undoubtedly
(3) hesitant
(4) pmproper

18. COARSE
(1) Impolite
(2) rough
(3) polished
(4) improper

19. PROXIMI1Y
(1) nearness
(2) aloofness
(3) completely
(4) nearly

20. ABSTAIN
(1) stay
(2) tempt
(3) refrain
(4) pardon

Directions (131- 135) : Fill in the blanks by selecting appropriate alternative.

21.1 met him only a week…..
(1) back
(2) past
(3) ago
(4) previous

(1) why are you angry?
(2) why I am angry?
(3) why I was angry.
(4) why was ?I angry?

23. Even after repeated warnings. he, …….. to office on time.
(1) never come
(2) never comes
(3) is never coming
(4) have never come

24. He lold his wife that….from Gennany.
(1) he will like to visit France
(2) he was liking to visit France
(3) he would like to visil France
(4) he is liking to Visit France

25. Some people can…..even wilh murder.
(1) get on
(2) get out
(3) get off
(4) get away

Directions (136- 140) : Choose the correct antonym from the choic¬es for each of the following capitalised words:

26. INDIFFERENT
(1) curious
(3) alike
(2) varied
(4) uniform

27. DISCREET
(1) wise
(3) prudent
(2) diplomatic
(4) careless

28. OBSOLETE
(1) free
(3) current
(2) . ancient
(4) cultured

29. RATIONAL
(1) sound
(3) judicious
(2) insane
(4) sensible

30. SCEPTICAL
(1) doubtful
(2) convinced
(3) questioning
(4) cynic

Oriental Insurance Aptitude Paper

1. The price of a car is Rs. 3,25,000. It was insured to 85% of its price. The car was damaged completely in an accident and the insurance company paid 90% of the insurance. What was the difference between the price of the car and the amount received?
1.) Rs. 60,000
2.) Rs. 49,000
3.) Rs. 76,375
4.) Rs. 82,250
5.) Rs. 75,000

2. The sum of the number of boys and girls in a school is 150. If the number of boys is x, then the number of girls becomes x% of the total number of students. The number of boys is:
1.) 51
2.) 65
3.) 60
4.) 95
5.) 70

3. In an examination of n questions, a student replied 15 out of the first 20 questions correctly. Of the remaining questions, he answered one-third correctly. All the questions have the same credit. If the student gets 50% marks, the value of n is:
1.) 30
2.) 67
3.) 50
4.) 82
5.) 60

4. The salaries of A and B together amount to Rs. 2000. A spends 95% of his salary and B, 85% of his. If now, their savings are the same, what is A’s salary?
1.) Rs. 850
2.) Rs. 1350
3.) Rs. 1500
4.) Rs. 1800
5.) Rs. 1550

5. A’s marks in Biology are 20 less than 25% of the total marks obtained by him in Biology, Maths and Drawing. If his marks in Drawing be 50, what are his marks in Maths?
1.) 60
2.) 47
3.) 63
4.) 55
5.) cannot be determined

6. In an examination, there are three papers and a candidate has to get 35% of the total to pass. In one paper, he gets 62 out of 150 and in the second 35 out of 150. How much must he get, out of 180, in the third paper to just qualify for a pass?
1.) 50.5
2.) 88
3.) 70
4.) 71
5.) 75

7. In a History examination, the average for the entire class was 80 marks. If 10% of the students scored 95 marks and 20% scored 90 marks, what was the average marks of the remaining students of the class?
1.) 60
2.) 72
3.) 75
4.) 85
5.) 77

8. A scored 30% marks and failed by 15 marks. B scored 40% marks and obtained 35 marks more than those required to pass. The pass percentage is:
1.) 33%
2.) 40%
3.) 34%
4.) 48%
5.) 35%

9. A sum of money is divided among 160 males and some females in the ratio 16 : 21. Individually each male gets Rs. 4 and each female Rs. 3. The number of females is:
1.) 280
2.) 298
3.) 292
4.) 293
5.) 300

10. In a factory men, women and children were employed in the ratio 8 : 5 : 1 to finish a job-and their individual wages were in the ratio 5 : 2 : 3. Total daily wages of all amount to Rs. 318. Find the total daily wages paid to each category.
1.) Rs. 240, 60, 18
2.) Rs. 210, 70, 38
3.) Rs. 190, 95, 33
4.) Rs. 240,45,15
5.) None of these

Direction (Q. 11-15) : Read the information below and answer the questions that follow:
880 students appeared in an examination. Of these, 224 passed in Physics, 240 passed in Chemistry and 336 passed in Mathematics, 64 passed in both Chemistry and Mathematics, 80 passed in both Physics and Mathematics, 40 passed in both Physics and Chemistry, and 24 passed in all the three subjects.

11. The percentage of students who didn’t pass in any of the subjects is
A. 30.3%
B. 25.6%
C. 27.27%
D. 35.4%

12 . What is the percentage of students who passed in only one subject ?
A. 57.27
B. 58
C. 56
D. 60

13 . What is the number of students who passed in at least two subjects ?
A. 140
B. 139
C. 137
D. 136

14 . What is the percentage of students who passed in all three subjects to those who passed in two subjects ?
A. 25
B. 24
C. 28
D. None of these

15 . What is the ratio of the number of students who passed in Physics and Mathematics to those who passed in Physics and Chemistry ?
A. 7:2
B. 2:7
C. 5:4
D. None of these

16 . What will be the difference between the simple and the compound interest at the rate of 15% per annum on a sum of Rs 12000 after 3 years ?
A. Rs. 875
B. Rs. 900
C. Rs. 800.3
D. Rs. 850.5

17 . The ratio of the earnings of A to B is 5 : 8. If the earnings of A increases by 25% and that of B decreases by 25%, what is the new ratio of their earnings ?
A. 25:24
B. 24:25
C. 5:6
D. 6:5

18 . How many words can be made using the letters of the word “BHAG WADGITA” if all the vowels come together and all the consonants come together ?
A. 20000
B. 20160
C. 20150
D. 20180

19 . A can do a piece of work in 15 days and B in 20 days. How much time will they take to complete the work if they work on alternate days, starting with A ?
A. 16
B. 18
C. 17
D. 19

20 . A silver wire, when bent in the term of a square, encloses an area of 625 cm2. How much area would the same wire include if it is bent to form a circle ?
A. 761.7 cm2
B. 750 cm2
C. 785 cm2
D. 795.45 cm2

21 . A basket contains 5 blue, 4 green and 3 red ball. If three balls are picked at random, what is the probability that at least one is red ?
A. 34/35
B. 35/38
C. 34/55
D. 36/49

22 . The average of five consecutive odd numbers A, B, C, D and E is 25. What percent of E is C ?
A. 86.2
B. 87.5
C. 56.8
D. 88.9

23 . The age of Somu is one-third his father’s. 6 years back he was one-fifth of his father’s age. What is his persent age ?
A. 11
B. 13
C. 14
D. 12

24 . If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 50% and denominator by 20%, the fraction become 9/15. What was the original fraction ?
A. 12/25
B. 13/25
C. 3/5
D. 6/7

25 . If the digits of a two-digit number are interchanged, the number so obtained is greater than the original number by 18. If the sum of the two digits of the number is 14. What is the original number ?
A. 68
B. 77
C. 95
D. 86
Oriental Insurance Company Ltd Question-Paper

Oriental Insurence AO Solved Model Exam Paper

Quantitative Aptitude:

1. In a division sum, the divisor is 10 times the quotient and 5 times the remainder. If the remainder is 46, the dividend is:
(1) 4236
(2) 4306
(3) 4336
(4) 5336

2. If 1.5 x= 0.04 y, then the value of (y-x) (y+x) is:
(1) 730/77
(2) 73/77
(3) 7.3/77
(4) 703/77

3. An employee may claim Rs. 7.00 for each km when he travels by taxi and Rs. 6.00 for each km if he drives his own car. If in one week he claimed Rs. 595 for traveling km. How many kms did he travel by taxi?
(1) 55
(2) 65
(3) 62
(4) 70

5. The mean temperature of Monday to Wednesday was 370C and of Tuesday to Thursday was 340C, if the temperature on Thursday was 4/5th that of Monday, then what was the temperature on Thursday?
(1) 36.50C
(2) 360C
(3) 35.50C
(4) 340C

6. A certain number of two digits is three times the sum of its digits. If 45 be added to it, the digits are reversed. The number is:
(1) 72
(2) 32
(3) 27
(4) 23

7. Three years ago the average age of A and B was 18 years. While C joining them now, the average becomes 22 years. How old (in years) is C now?
(1) 24
(2) 27
(3) 28
(4) 30

8. If 2(2x-1) = 8(3-x), then the value of x is:
(1) -1
(2) -2
(3) 2
(4) 3

9. A man’s basic pay for a 40 hours’ week is Rs. 200. Overtimes is paid at 25% above the basic rate. In a certain week, he worked overtime and his total was Rs. 300. He therefore, worked for a total of (in hours):
(1) 52
(2) 56
(3) 58
(4) 62

10. On a Rs. 10, 000 payment order, a person has choice between 3 successive discounts of 10%, 10% and 30% and 3 successive discounts of 40%, 5% and 5%. By choosing the better one he can save (in Rupees):
(1) 200
(2) 255
(3) 400
(4) 433

11. Rs. 600 are divided among A, B, C so that Rs. 40 more than 2/5 th of A’s share, Rs. 20 more that 2/7 th of B’s share and Rs. 10 more than 9/17 th of C’s may all be equal. What is A’s share (in Rupees)?
(1) 150
(2) 170
(3) 200
(4) 280

12. A, B, C started a business with their investment in the ratio 1 : 3 : 5. After 4 months, A invested the same amount as before and B as well as C withdrew half of their investments. The ratio of their profits at the end of the year was:
(1) 5 : 6 : 10
(2) 6 : 5 :10
(3) 10 : 5 : 6
(4) 4 : 3 : 5

13. If 9 men working 71/2 hours a day can finish a piece of work in 20 days, then how many days will be taken by 12 men, working 6 hours a day to finish the work? It is being given that 2 men of latter type work as much as 3 men of the former type?
(1) 91/2
(2) 11
(3) 121/2
(4) 13

14. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a cistern in 6 hours. After working at it together for 2 hours, C is closed and A and B can fill the remaining part in 7 hours. The number of hours taken by C alone to fill the cistern is:
(1) 12
(2) 14
(3) 16
(4) 18

15. A train B speeding with 120 kmph crosses another train C running in the same direction, in 2 minutes. If the lengths of the trains B and C be 100 m and 200 m respectively, what is the speed (in kmph) of the train C?
(1) 111
(2) 123
(3) 127
(4) 129

16. River is running at 2 kmph. It took a man twice as long to row up as to row down the river. The rate (in km/hr) of the man in still water is:
(1) 8
(2) 10
(3) 4
(4) 6

17. A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity (in kg.) sold at 18% profit is:
(1) 560
(2) 600
(3) 400
(4) 640

18. A sum of money becomes Rs. 13, 380 after 3 years and Rs. 20, 070 after 6 years on compound interest. The sum (in Rupees) is:
(1) 8800
(2) 8890
(3) 8920
(4) 9040

19. A well with 14 m inside diameter is dug 10 m deep. Earth taken out of it, has been evenly spread all around it to a width of 21m to form an embankment. The height (in metres) of the embankment is:
(1) 1/2
(2) 2/3
(3) 3/4
(4) 3/5

20. A rectangular carpet has an area of 120 sq metres and a perimeter of 46 metres. The length of its diagonal (in metres) is:
(1) 11
(2) 13
(3) 15
(4) 17

General Knowledge and Current Affairs:

1. The punch line of the advertisement of which of the following organization is “Jindagi ke sath bhi Jindagi ke bad bhi” ?
(A) New India Assurance
(B) General Insurance Corporation
(C) ICICI Prudential
(D) Life Insurance Corporation Of India
(E) None of these
ANS- D

2. If an organization wishes to venture into Insurance Business it has to obtain a licence first from which of the following ?
(A) Indian Bnaks Association (IBA)
(B) Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
(D) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
(E) None of these
ANS- D

3. Who amongst the following is not a Bharat Ratna Awardee ?
(A) Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
(B) Dr. V.VGiri
(D) Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
(E) None of these
ANS- D

4. Durand Line devides which of the following pair of the countries ?
(A) China – Afghanistan
(B) Afghanistan – Pakistan
(C) India – Pakistan
(D) India – Nepal
ANS- B

5. Who has become the second person of Indian origin to go into space after Kalpana Chawala ?
(A) Koneru Humpi
(B) Indra Nooyi
(C) Sunita Williams
(D) Sudha Murti
(E) None of these
ANS- C

6. Shinzo Abe is the new elected –
(A) Prime minister of Singapore
(B) Prime minister of South Korea
(C) President of Soth Korea
(D) President of North Korea
(E) Prime minister of Japan
ANS- E

7. Which of the following cups is associated with the game of Hockey ?
(A) Whiteman Cup
(B) Evert Cup
(C) Agha Khan Cup
(D) Hafed Open Cup
(E) None of these
ANS- C

8. Which of the following Indian films was nominated for the Oscar Award 2007 ?
(A) Water
(B) Eklabya- The Royal Guard
(C) Nih Shabd
(D) Lago Raho Munna Bhai
(E) None Of these
ANS- E

9. Who started the Green revoluton in India:
ANS-M.S. Swaminathan

10. Country that first started judicial review:
ANS-USA