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Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam-2012


Time : 2 Hours

Max. Marks : 200

GENERAL INTELLIGENCE
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1 - 6) : Select the related letter/word/number
from the given alternatives.
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

Symphony : Composer : : Painter : ?


(a) Fresco
(b)
(c) Art
(d)
Elephant : Tusk : : Parrot : ?
(a) Quill
(b)
(c) Beak
(d)
27 : 125 : : 64 : ?
(a) 162
(b)
(c) 273
(d)
AB : L : : BC : ?
(a) X
(b)
(c) Y
(d)
BDGI : OQTW : : AFIM : ?
(a) MUSY
(b)
(c) NSVZ
(d)
8 : 62 : : 9 : ?
(a) 64
(b)
(c) 18
(d)

Colours
Leonardo
Feather
Spine
216
517
V
W
MRUY
NRZV
79
81

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 7 - 12) : Select the one which is different from


the other three responses.
7.
(a) steering wheel
(b) engine
(c) car
(d) tyre
8.
(a) 325
(b) 360
(c) 230
(d) 256
9.
(a) NLM
(b) YXZ
(c) NMO
(d) RQS
10. (a) uranus
(b) pluto
(c) jupiter
(d) sun
11. (a) 12 48
(b) 18 54
(c) 16 64
(d) 14 56
12. (a) LRO
(b) CJG
(c) SZW
(d) PWT
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 13 - 14): Which one of the given responses
would be a meaningful order of the following?
13. 1. curd
2. grass
3. butter
4. milk
5. cow
(a) 5, 2, 3, 4, 1
(b) 4, 2, 5, 3, 1
(c) 2, 5, 4, 3, 1
(d) 5, 2, 4, 1, 3

14.

1.
3.
5.
(a)
(c)

rat
snake
field
5, 4, 1, 3, 2
5, 1, 3, 2, 4

2.
4.

eagle
grain

(b) 4, 3, 2, 5, 1
(d) 5, 3, 2, 4, 1

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 15 & 16) : A series is given, with one number/


letter missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given
ones that will complete the series.
15. 3, 11, 38, 102, ______ , 443
(a) 227
(b) 237
(c) 247
(d) 217
16. BD, FH, JL, NP, ?
(a) PQ
(b) RS
(c) SU
(d) RT
17. Which one of the letters when sequentially placed at the
gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
m_ _ l m _ l _ m m _ l
(a) mllml
(b) mlmll
(c) llmlm
(d) mmlml
18. Pointing towards a woman in a photograph Vijay said, She
is the daughter of the father of sister of my brother. How is
the lady in the photograph related to Vijay?
(a) Wife
(b) Mother
(c) Sister
(d) Daughter
19. Rajiv is the brother of Arun. Sonia is the sister of Sunil.
Arun is the son of Sonia. How is Rajiv related to Sunil?
(a) son
(b) brother
(c) father
(d) nephew
20. Which number is wrong in the series?
5, 11, 23, 47, 96
(a) 47
(b) 23
(c) 96
(d) 11
21. Among 5 boys, Vasant is taller than Manohar, but not as tall
as Raju. Jayant is taller than Dutta but shorter than Manohar.
Who is the tallest in the group?
(a) Manohar
(b) Vasant
(c) Jayant
(d) Raju
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 22 & 23) : From the given alternatives select
the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given
word.
22. TEACHER
(a) REACH
(b) EATER
(c) EARTH
(d) TRACTOR
23. REASONABLE
(a) NOBLE
(b) BONES
(c) BRAIN
(d) ARSON

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24.

If PALE is written as RCNG, how can LEAP be written in that


code?
(a) NGCR
(b) RCGN
(c) CRNG
(d) NCRG
25. If POST is coded as KLHG, how is NURS coded as?
(a) MGJH
(b) MGJH
(c) MFIH
(d) MFIG
26. If GARMENT is written as 202691422137, how is INDULGE
written in that code?
(a) 9144211275
(b) 914211275
(c) 1813326152022
(d) 1813236152022
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 27 - 29) : Select the missing number/letter
from the given responses.
27. ?
3
9. 5
(a) 14
(b) 15
(c) 12
(d) 13
28. R Q L
S P M
T ?
N
(a) O
(b) R
(c) W
(d) V
29. 7 6
15
10 ?
12
35 12 90
(a) 9
(b) 4
(c) 25
(d) 11
30. If + means ; means ; means ; means +,
then
8+2346=?
(a) 12
(b) 2
(c) 10
(d) 15
31. Choose the appropriate combination of signs to solve.
16 * 8 * 1 * 8
(a) = +
(b) =
(c) + =
(d) + =
32. The percentage of Laptop users are increasing year after
year in India. Find out the percentage of Laptop users for
the year 2011 from the following information.
Year
No. of users (%)

33.

34.

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 35 - 37) : 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, follow from the given statements.
35. Statements:
(1) Best performance in Olympics fetches a gold medal.
(2) Player X got gold medal but later was found to be
using a prohibited drug.
Conclusions:
(I) X should be allowed to keep the to gold medal.
(II) Gold medal should be withdrawn and given to the next
person.
(a) Only conclusion (II) follows
(b) Neither conclusion (I) nor (II) follows
(c) Both conclusions (I) and (II) follow
(d) Only conclusion (I) follows
36. Statements:
(1) All books are novels.
(2) Some novels are poems.
Conclusions:
(I) Some books are poems.
(II) Some poems are novels.
(a) Only conclusion (II) follows
(b) Neither conclusion (I) nor (II) follows
(c) Both conclusions (I) and (II) follow
(d) Only conclusion (I) follows
37. Statements:
No children are voters.
Conclusions:
(I) No adults are voters.
(II) No voters are children.
(a) Only conclusion (II) follows
(b) Both conclusions (I) and (II) follow
(c) Neither conclusion (I) nor (II) follows
(d) Only conclusion (I) follows
38. In the following figure, how many educated people are
employed ?

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011


4

16

28

44

(a) 62
(b) 64
(c) 66
(d) 60
Raghu starts from his house in his car and travels 8 km
towards the North, then 6 km towards East then 10 m towards
his right, 4 km towards his left, 10 km towards North and
finally 4 km towards his right. In which Directions is he now
with reference to the starting point?
(a) South
(b) North East
(c) South East
(d) North
Four students ABCD are sitting one each of the four corners
of a square all facing the centre of the square. The student
E sitting at the centre is facing only C and the student A is
sitting facing the back of E. If D is sitting on the right of E,
where B will be sitting to E?
(a) B is sitting on the left of E
(b) B is to the back of E
(c) A is facing B and E
(d) B is on the right of E

Employed people

Educated
people

11 3
5
17

39.

Backward people
6

Educated people
7

Employed people
Backward people
(a) 18
(b) 20
(c) 15
(d) 9
A dice is thrown four times and its four different positions
are given below. Find the number on the face opposite the
face showing 2.

2
3 4
(a) 4
(c) 6

1
2 3

3
5 4

6
2 4
(b) 5
(d) 3

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40.

From the following two different appearance of a dice, which


number lies to the opposite of 2 ?
5
1

41.

42.

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45.

From the given answer figures, select the one in which the
question figure is hidden/embedded.
Question figure :

(a) 1
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 5
Which of the answer figure indicates the best relationship
between milk, goat, cow, hen ?
Answer figures :
(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Answer figures :

(a)

(b)

Identify the figure which best represents the relationship


among Tree, Plant, and House.
Answer figures :
(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 43 - 44) : Which answer figure completes the


pattern given in the question figure?
43. Question figure :

(c)

(d)
46.

How many triangles are there in this figure?


Question figure :

Answer figures :

44.

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

47.

(a) 24
(b) 26
(c) 28
(d) 20
If a square paper is folded as shown in the question figures
and then folded paper is punched. What will be the pattern
on opening the paper ?
Question figures :

Paper First fold Second fold Punched

Question figure :
?

Answer figures :
Answer figures :
(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

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Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam

Find out the mirror image of the given figure.


Question figure :

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 51 - 56) : Some parts of the sentences have


errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence
has an error and mark the appropriate answer. If a sentence is
free from error, then mark answer (d).
51. It was he who / came running in the house /
( a)
( b)

Answer figures :

(a)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

with the news about the earthquake. / No Error.


( d)
( c)

(b)

52.

Her mother does not approve of / her to go to the party /


(a)
( b)
without dressing formally. / No Error.
( d)
( c)

53.
(c)

49.

(d)

Identify the missing figure to complete the matrix.


Question figure :

saw a large number of dead warriors. / No Error.


( d)
( c)

54.

My Aunt / was first / to get a degree / No Error.


(a)
( b)
( c)
( d)

55.

Padmini had not rarely missed /


(a)
a dance performance or festival since /
( b)

she was eight years old. / No Error.


( d)
( c)

Answer figures :
(a)

(c)
50.

Riding across the battle field / the famous Bhishm /


(a)
( b)

(b)

(d)

A square sheet of paper has been folded and punched as


shown in the question figure. You have to figure out from
amongst the four answer figures, how it will appear when
opened?
Question figure :

Answer figures :
(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

56.

Krupa and Kavya studied / in the Delhi Public School /


(a)
( b)
and so does Kamya. / No Error.
( d)
( c)

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 57 - 61) : 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:
57. Let us quickly __________.
(a) muddle
(b) huddle
(c) hurdle
(d) puddle
58. Rajeshs car wasnt __________ Rameshs, so we were too
exhausted by the time we reached home.
(a) such comfortable
(b) as comfortable as
(c) comfortable enough
(d) so comfortable that
59. I dont suppose that Pramod will be elected __________
how hard he struggles as he is not completely supported by
the committee.
(a) although
(b) seeing as
(c) no matter
(d) however
60. Regular exercise is conducive__________ heath.
(a) in
(b) to
(c) for
(d) of
61. Can you please __________ my web site just before I
publish it ?
(a) find out
(b) go through
(c) set out
(d) look up

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DIRECTIONS (Qs. 62 - 64) : Out of the four alternatives, choose
the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word and
mark it in the Answer Sheet.
62. Apprise :
(a) Praise
(b) Inform
(c) Conceal
(d) Assess
63. Periodic :
(a) Infrequent
(b) Continuous
(c) Occasional
(d) Regular
64. Gruesome :
(a) Sullen
(b) Hideous
(c) Exhausting
(d) Insulting
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 65 - 67) : Choose the word opposite in
meaning to the given word and mark it in the Answer sheet.
65. Knack :
(a) Talent
(b) Dullness
(c) Dexterity
(d) Balance
66. Pernicious :
(a) Prolonged
(b) Ruinous
(c) Ruthless
(d) Beneficial
67. Opulence :
(a) Luxury
(b) Transparency
(c) Weath
(d) Poverty
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 68 - 72) : Four alternatives are given for the
Idiom/Phrase bolded in the sentence. Choose the alternative
which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark
it in the Answer Sheet.
68. I could have continued my higher studies if I wanted but,
thats water under the bridge.
(a) somthing I cannot change
(b) the time I met with an accident near the bridge
(c) something my family did not want
(d) the time I went on a cruise
69. My parents want me to study science, but I will stick to my
guns and graduate in Economics.
(a) prefer to disobey them
(b) hold on to my decision
(c) refuse to listen to them
(d) show them that they are wrong
70. The manager dismissed the proposal out of hand and said
that it was not at all practical.
(a) completely
(b) directly
(c) simply
(d) quickly
71. The people of this village are the salt of the earth.
(a) rich
(b) educated
(c) quarrelsome
(d) kind
72. He accused her of talking through her hat and refused to
accept a word of what she said.
(a) talking straight
(b) talking nonsense
(c) talking tough
(d) talking sense
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 73 - 79) : A part of the sentence is bolded.
Below are given alternatives to the bolded part at (a), (b) and (c)
which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.
In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).
73. The trek is difficult but it is worth well the endeavour.
(a) well worth the endeavour
(b) worth the endeavour well
(c) the endeavour well worth
(d) No improvement

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74.

The manager was given a holiday and so he decided to go


to the hitch-hiking.
(a) for the hitch-hiking
(b) for hitch-hiking
(c) hitch-hiking
(d) No improvement
75. Goaded to frenzy, the bull charged its tormentors.
(a) the tormentors were charged by the bull
(b) the tormentors were being charged by the bull
(c) the bull charged on its tormentors
(d) No improvement
76. The war was a time of tribulations for all of us.
(a) intimacy
(b) placidity
(c) stupidity
(d) No improvement
77. The temptations that bestow young people today are ruining
them.
(a) appeal
(b) beset
(c) confront
(d) No improvement
78. We kept all the old paintings in a place where they would
remain safe from harm or danger.
(a) will remain safe
(b) are safe
(c) may remain safe
(d) No improvement
79. The tragedy is reflection of an episode that took place a
decade ago.
(a) rendition
(b) reincarnation
(c) reminiscent
(d) No improvement
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 80 - 83) : Out of the four alternatives choose
the one which can be substituted for the given sentences.
80. Someone who scientifically studies the birds:
(a) earthologist
(b) orthopeadic
(c) orthodondist
(d) ornithologist
81. Something which is imagined to be real but actually does
not exist.
(a) figment
(b) insight
(c) mirage
(d) shadow
82. Someone having many skills:
(a) versatile
(b) projectile
(c) cyclostyle
(d) anglophile
83. To officially take private property away to seize.
(a) offer
(b) confiscate
(c) annex
(d) hijack
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 84 - 85) : There are four words out of which
one is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word :
84. (a) Manoeuvre
(b) Manueover
(c) Manuovere
(d) Maneouvre
85. (a) Venerable
(b) Vanerable
(c) Veneruble
(d) Venarable
DIRECTIONS (Qs. 86 - 100) : You have following two brief
passages with 10 questions in Passage-I and 5 questions in
passage-II. Read the passages carefully and fill up the blanks
with suitable words out of the four alternatives given.
PASSAGE - I
Parents tend to spoil their own children either by overindulgence
or by deprivation. Childhood should be the time for

(86)

from

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(87)

primary selfishness to sharing, for learning to


deprivation and disappointment and learning to

(88)

failure,

since breaking a toy and forgetting a homework assignment


are

(89)

serious than breaking a marriage or forgetting to

(90)

prepare for career advancement. But


common in

(91)

deprivation, as is

families, leaves many children

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

with

(92)

the

101. The difference between the interests received from two


different banks on ` 500 for 2 years is ` 2.50. The difference
between their rates is:
(a) 0.5%
(b) 2.5%
(c) 0.25%
(d) 1%
102. If

stage of personal gratification. They lack resources for developing

(93)

a sense of

And children
The

(95)

face life.
86. (a)
(c)
87. (a)
(c)
88. (a)
(c)
89. (a)
(c)
90. (a)
(c)
91. (a)
(c)
92. (a)
(c)
93. (a)
(c)
94. (a)
(c)
95. (a)
(c)

towards others and a wish to care for them.

(94)

be poor to be un der privileged.

are also deprived, cheated out of learning how to

changing
shifting
cope up
fight
overcome
remove
far better
far worse
much
excessive
undernourished
uncooperative
stuck in
stuck about
gratitude
concern
would not
need not
over confident
over enthusiastic

(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(d)
(d)

turning
removing
adjust
cope
eliminate
forget
far less
far more
exhaustive
every
uncoordinated
underprivileged
stuck on
stick in
responsibility
friendship
should not
had not
over cautious
over indulged

an

(97)

(96)

103.

104.

105.

106.

107.

of goods, conducted by

auctioneer. He encourages buyers to

prices and finally names the

(99)

(98)

higher

bidder as the buyer of the

goods. This is called knocking down the goods, for when the
bidding ends the auctioneer
in front of him.
96. (a) sale
(c) promotion
97. (a) authoritative
(c) authentic
98. (a) bid
(c) get
99. (a) smartest
(c) biggest
100. (a) bangs
(c) smashes

(100)

a small hammer on a table


(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(d)

marketing
viewing
allowed
approved
buy
bargain
highest
strongest
thrashes
hits

(a)

x-y y-z z-x


=
=
b-a c-b a -c

(b)

x y z
= =
a b c

x-y y-z z-x


=
=
c
b
a
(d) none of the above is true
The length and breadth of a square are increased by 30%
and 20% respectively. The area of the rectangle so formed
exceeds the area of the square by:
(a) 46%
(b) 66%
(c) 42%
(d) 56%
The volume of a cubical box is 3.375 cubic meters. The length
of edge of the box is:
(a) 75 cm
(b) 1.5 m
(c) 1.125 m
(d) 2.5 m
A can do a piece of work in 20 days which B can do in 12
days. B worked at it for 9 days. A can finish the remaining
work in :
(a) 5 days
(b) 7 days
(c) 11 days
(d) 3 days
A batsman in his 12th innings makes a score of 63 runs and
there by increases his average scores by 2. What is his
average after the 12th innings?
(a) 13
(b) 41
(c) 49
(d) 87
The length of a minute hand of a clock is 7 cm. The area
swept by the minute hand in 30 minutes is:
(a) 210 sq. cm
(b) 154 sq. cm
(c) 77 sq. cm
(d) 147 sq. cm
A man walks a km in b hours. The time taken to walk 200
metres is:

(c)

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Auctions are public

x
y
z
=
=
, then :
b+c c+a a +b

108.

(a)

200b
hours
a

(b)

b
hours
5a

b
ab
hours
hours
(d)
a
200
109. The circumference of the base of a 16 cm height solid cone
is 33 cm. What is the volume of the cone in cm ?
(a) 1028
(b) 616
(c) 462
(d) 828

(c)

110. If

2sin q - cos q
= 1 , then value of cotq is:
cos q + sin q

1
2
(c) 3

(a)

1
3
(d) 2

(b)

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111. A principal of ` 10,000, after 2 years compounded annually,


the rate of interest being 10% per annum during the first
year and 12% per annum during the second year (in rupees)
will amount to:
(a) 12,000
(b) 12,320
(c) 12,500
(d) 11,320
547.527
547527
= x , then the value
is :
0.0082
82
(a) 10x
(b) 100x

112. If

x
x
(d)
(c)
100
10
113. A train 100 metres long meets a man going in opposite

Directions at 5 km/hr and passes him in 7

1
seconds. What
5

is the speed of the train in km/hr ?


(a) 45 km/hr
(b) 60 km/hr
(c) 55 km/hr
(d) 50 km/hr
114. A man sold two articles at ` 375 each. On one, he gains 25%
and on the other, he loses 25%. The gain or loss% on the
whole transaction is :
(a) 6%

(b)

1
4 %
6

1
6 %
4
115. A team played 40 games in a season and won in 24 of them.
What percent of games played did the team win ?
(a) 70%
(b) 40%
(c) 60%
(d) 35%
116. A bought an article, paying 5% less than the original price.
A sold it with 20% profit on the price he had paid. What
percent of profit did A earn on the original price ?
(a) 10
(b) 13

(c) ` 50

(d)

17
2
117. ABC is a right angled triangle, right angled at C and p is the
length of the perpendicular from C on AB. If a, b and c are
the lengths of the sides BC, CA and AB respectively, then

(c) 14

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

1
p

1
p

1
p

1
p

(d)

=
=
+
=

1
b

1
a

1
a

1
a

+
=
-

1
a2
1
b2
1
b2
1
b2

118. Diagonal of a cube is 6 3 cm. Ratio of its total surface area


and volume (numerically) is:
(a) 2 : 1
(b) 1 : 6
(c) 1 : 1
(d) 1 : 2

119. The ratio of the edges of rectangular parallelopiped is


1 : 2 : 3 and its volume is 1296 cubic cm. The area of the
whole surface in sq. cm is :
(a) 696
(b) 792
(c) 824
(d) 548
120. The perimeter of a semi-circular area is 18 cm, then the radius
is : (using p =

22
)
7

1
1
(b) 3 cm
5 cm
2
3
(c) 6 cm
(d) 4 cm
121. The profit percent of a bookseller if he sells book at marked
price after enjoying a commission of 25% on marked price
will be:
(a) 30%
(b) 25%

(a)

(c) 20%

1
(d) 33 %
3

3
122. If 3n = 27 , then the value of n is:
(a) 9
(b) 6
(c) 1
(d) 3
123. From 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM, the temperature rose at a constant
rate from 21C to 36C. What was the temperature at noon ?
(a) 27C
(b) 30C
(c) 32C
(d) 28.5C
124. The average of four consecutive even numbers is 9. Find
the largest number.
(a) 12
(b) 6
(c) 8
(d) 10
125. In a school, the ratio of boys to girls is 4 : 3 and the ratio of
girls to teachers is 8 : 1. The ratio of student to teachers is :
(s) 56 : 3
(b) 55 : 1
(c) 49 : 3
(d) 56 : 1

3x + 5 2
= , then the value of x is :
5x - 2 3
(a) 11
(b) 19
(c) 23
(d) 7
127. The minute hand of a big wall-clock is 35 cm long. Taking

126. If

p=

22
, length of the arc, its extremity moves in 18 seconds
7

is :
(a) 11 cm
(b) 1.1 cm
(c) 6.6 cm
(d) 6 cm
128. The Bankers discount on a bill due 6 months hence at 16%
per annum is ` 216.The true discount is:
(a) ` 212
(b) ` 180
(c) ` 210
(d) ` 200
129. The average weight of 12 crewmen in a boat is increased by
1
kg, when one of the crewmen whose weight is 55 kg is
3
replaced by a new man. What is the weight of that new
men ?
(a) 58
(b) 60
(c) 57
(d) 59

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(c) 5 2 cm
(d) 2.5 cm
131. The length of the two sides forming the right angle of a
right-angled triangle are 6 cm and 8 cm. The length of its
circum-radius is :
(a) 5 cm
(b) 7 cm
(c) 6 cm
(d) 10 cm
132. If the difference of two numbers is 3 and the difference of
their squares is 39; then the larger number is :
(a) 9
(b) 12
(c) 13
(d) 8

1
133. If x = 3 + 2 , then the value of x 3 - 3 is :
x
(a)

14 2

(b) 14 3

(c) 22 2
(d) 10 2
134. The printed price of a book is ` 320. A retailer pays ` 244.80
for it. He gets successive discounts of 10% and an another
rate. His second rate is :
(a) 15%
(b) 16%
(c) 14%
(d) 12%

p q
135. If tan - = 3 , value of cos q is:
2 2
(a) 0

(b)

1
2

136.

137.

138.

139.

1
days
(d) 60days
2
140. A sells an article to B at a gain of 10% , B sells it to C at a gain
of 5%. If C pays ` 462 for it, what did it cost to A ?
(a) ` 500
(b) ` 450
(c) ` 600
(d) ` 400

(c)

22

Sitar 14%

Flute 11%
Guitar 22%

Violin 20%

Miscellaneous
10%

Sarod 14%
Piano 9%

141. If 2100 people be less from the number of people who prefer
Flute, the percentage of people who prefer Flute would have
been:
(a) 9.5%
(b) 6.5%
(c) 7.5%
(d) 8.5%
142. The total number of people who prefer either Sarod or Guitar,
is greater than the total number of people who prefer either
Violin or Sitar by :
(a) 1200
(b) 1600
(c) 1100
(d) 1400
143. The number of people who prefer the musical instrument
Sarod is :
(a) 7400
(b) 8400
(c) 6400
(d) 8600
2
144. If 16 % of the people who prefer Piano, would go with the
3
people who prefers Flute, the percentage of people who
prefer Flute would have been :
(a) 13.5%
(b) 14.5%
(c) 15.5%
(d) 12.5%
145. The number of people who prefer Guitar is greater than the
total number of people who prefer either Flute or Piano by :
(a) 1200
(b) 1100
(c) 1300
(d) 1400

DIRECTIONS (Qs 146 - 150) : Study the graph and answer the
questions that follows :
Circle graph given below shows the expenditure incurred in
bringing out a book by a publisher.
Cost of Printing
35%

Adv. Charges
18%

Cost of paper
16%

1
(d) 1
2
A, B and C are batsmen. The ratio of the runs scored by
them in a certain match are given below:
A : B = 5 : 3 and B : C = 4 : 5. In all they scored 564 runs. The
number of runs scored by B is:
(a) 124
(b) 104
(c) 114
(d) 144
The length of radius of a circumcircle of a triangle having
sides 3 cm, 4 cm and 5 cm is:
(a) 2 cm
(b) 2.5 cm
(c) 3 cm
(d) 1.5 cm
If 125% of x is 100, then x is :
(a) 80
(b) 150
(c) 400
(d) 125
A is thrice as good a workman as B and takes 60 days less
than B for doing a job. The time in which they can do it
together is:
(a) 15 days
(b) 30 days

(c)

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 141 - 145) : Read the following chart and


answer the questions that follows :
The following pie-chart shows the preference of musical
instruments of 60,000 people surveyed over whole India.

Binders charges
12%

130. If DABC is an isosceles triangle with C = 90 and AC = 5


cm, then AB is :
(a) 5 cm
(b) 10 cm

Misc 4%
Royalty 15%

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146. The central angle of the sector for the cost of the paper is :
(a) 22.5
(b) 16
(c) 54.8
(d) 57.6
147. Royalty on the book is less than the Advertisement charges
by:
(a) 3%
(b) 25%
2
(d) 16 %
3
148. If 5500 copies are published, Miscellaneous expenditures
amounts to ` 1848 and publishers profit is 25%, then marked
price of each copy is :
(a) ` 12.50
(b) ` 10.50
(c) ` 10
(d) ` 8.40
149. If the cost of printing is ` 17,500, the Royalty is:
(a) ` 8750
(b) ` 6300
(c) ` 7500
(d) ` 3150
150. If the Miscellaneous charges is ` 6,000, the Advertisement
charges are:
(a) ` 27,000
(b) ` 90,000
(c) ` 12,000
(d) ` 1,333.33

(c) 20%

GENERAL AWARENESS
151. Earth received heat from the sun is known as:
(a) Insolation
(b) Infrared heat
(c) Solar radiation
(d) Thermal radiation
152. The use of which of the following regional languages was
popularised by the Bhakti leader, Shankaradeva ?
(a) Bengali
(b) Brijbhasha
(c) Avadhi
(d) Assamese
153. Which part of the plant is used as 'saffron'?
(a) Petals
(b) Stamens
(c) Style and Stigma
(d) Sepals
154. Suspended colloidal particles in the water can be removed
by the process of :
(a) Filtration
(b) Adsorption
(c) Absorption
(d) Coagulation
155. Grave's disease is caused due to:
(a) hyperactivity of thyroid
(b) hypoactivity of thymus
(c) hypoactivity of thyroid
(d) hyperactivity of thymus
156. The Mansabdari system was introduced by:
(a) Shah Jahan
(b) Jahangir
(c) Babur
(b) Akbar
157. Open market operation refers to :
(a) borrowing by scheduled banks to industry and trade
(b) purchase and sale of government securities by the rbi
(c) deposit mobilisation
(d) borrowing by scheduled banks from the RBI
158. Who is the Government of West Bengal ?
(a) B.L. Joshi
(b) M. K. Narayana
(c) Shivraj Patil
(d) Margaret Alva
159. When and by whom were the Asokan inscriptions
deciphered for the first time ?
(a) 1787 - John Tower
(b) 1825 - Charles Metcalfe
(c) 1837 - James Prinsep
(d) 1810 - Harry Smith

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160. Which of the following is not a characteristic of the Indian


economy ?
(a) primacy of agriculture
(b) balance between heavy industry and wage goods.
(c) population pressure
(d) low per capita income
161. How many cricketers, who have represented India in test
matches, are presently Lok Sabha members ?
(a) Two
(b) One
(c) Nil
(d) Three
162. Which one of the following was created by the 'Pitt's India
Act' ?
(a) Board of Control
(b) Board of Revenue
(c) Standing Council
(d) Court of Directors
163. Which day is observed as International Day of NonViolence
(a) 1 st May
(b) 2 nd October
(c) 24 th October
(d) 30 th January
164. A white solid A on heating gives off a gas which turns lime
water milky. The residue is yellow when hot but turns white
on cooling. The solid A is:
(a) Zinc Carbonate
(b) Lead Sulphate
(c) Lead Carbonate
(d) Zinc Sulphate
165. Which of the following is the strongest coagulant ?
(a) Zinc Chloride
(b) Aluminium Chloride
(c) Barium Chloride
(d) Magnesium Sulphate
166. Which country is the largest producer of wool ?
(a) U.S.A.
(b) Australia
(a) Britain
(d) Canada
167. The property which is seen in light wave but not in sound
wave is :
(a) Diffraction
(b) Refraction
(c) Polarization
(d) Interference
168. Iron and manganese are removed in water by the process
of :
(a) Chlorination
(b) Filtration
(c) Lime-soda treatment
(d) Aeration
169. CPU performance is often measured in:
(a) MHz
(b) MIPS
(c) Band rate
(d) G B
170. To promote and popularise which game in India, another
Indian League Tournament was launched in 2011 on the
lines of IPL ?
(a) Volley Ball
(b) Hockey
(c) Basket Ball
(d) Soccer
171. Which enzyme is obtained from Red gram ?
(a) Zymase
(b) Maltase
(c) Diastase
(d) Urease
172. Term 'Federal' has been used in the Indian Constitution in:
(a) Part-III
(b) Article-368
(c) Nowhere in the Constitution
(d) Preamble
173. Which one of the following African countries in not a
member of OPEC ?
(a) Angola
(b) Libya
(c) South Africa
(d) Algeria

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174. Who are the price-takers under Perfect Competition ?


(a) industry
(b) government
(c) firms
(d) buyers
175. Roger Federer won the seventh Wimbledon title in 2012 In
which year, he won the sixth Wimbledon title ?
(a) 2009
(b) 2010
(c) 2011
(d) 2008
176. An employment situation where the marginal productivity
of agricultural labour is zero is known as :
(a) Seasonal unemployment
(b) Cyclical unemployment
(c) Disguised unemployment
(d) Disguised unemployment
177. The indentations on CDs and DVDs are called:
(a) pits
(b) clusters
(c) tracks
(d) lands
178. Spot the odd item in the following:
(a) Red sea
(b) Black sea
(c) Caspian sea
(d) Dead sea
179. Which one of the following items comes under the
Concurrent List ?
(a) Trade Unions
(b) Citizenship
(c) Local Government
(d) Inter-State rivers
170. A radioactive substance has a half-life of four months.
Three-fourth of the substance will decay in:
(a) 8 months
(b ) 12 months
(c) 4 months
(d) 6 months
181. Which one of the following National Park/Sanctuary is not
in Rajasthan ?
(a) Sariska National Park
(b) Sambar Wildlife Sanctuary
(c) Rajaji National Park
(d) Rhanthambore National Park
182. Which country will host the next meet of CHOGM
(Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet) in 2013 ?
(a) England
(b) Mauritius
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) India
183. Chiropterophily means:
(a) production of flowers
(b) pollination by wind
(c) pollination by bat
(d) production of leaves
184. Which one of following is called the primary pace maker of
the heart ?
(a) A. V. Node
(b) Chordae tendinae
(c) A.V. Septum
(d) S.A. Node
185. When granite rocks get metamorphosed, they change into :
(a) Felspar
(b) Gneiss
(c) Quartzite
(d) Marble
186. Which one among the following is a solid lubricant ?
(a) Germanium
(b) Sulphur
(c) Graphite
(d) Indium
187. Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE)
is in:
(a) Patiala
(b) Gwalior
(c) Indore
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188. The concept of 'Carbon credit' originated from :
(a) Earth Summit, Rio-de-Janerio
(b) Kyoto Protocol
(c) Montreal Protocol
(d) None of the above
189. Which Amendment of the Constitution deals with Political
defections ?
(a) 50th
(b) 52th
(c) 60th
(d) 44th
190. Which schedule of the Indian Constitution prescribes
distribution of seats in Rajya Sabha ?
(a) 4th schedule
(b) 5th schedule
(c) 6th schedule
(d) 3rd schedule
191. Who said in the Constituent Assembly that the Directive
Principles of the State Policy are like a 'Cheque on a bank
payable at the convenience of the bank' ?
(a) K.M. Munshi
(b) B.R. Ambedkar
(c) Austin
(d) K. T. Shah
192. Longest cell in human body is:
(a) Blood cell
(b) Bone cell
(c) Nerve cell
(d) Muscle cell
193. Which of the following is associated with Panchayati Raj ?
(a) Nanavati Commission
(b) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
(c) Librahan Commission
(d) Shah Commission
194. The acid rain destroys the vegetation because it contains:
(a) Ozone
(b) Carbon monoxide
(c) Sulphuric acid
(d) Nitrates
195. Activated sludge treatment is called:
(a) Preliminary treatment
(b) Biological treatment
(c) Pre treatment
(d) Chemical treatment
196. Amuktamalyada is the work of :
(a) Krishnadeva Raya
(b) Vachcharaj
(c) Kharavela
(d) Allasani Peddana
197. Caustic soda is :
(a) deliquescent
(b) oxidant
(c) reductant
(d) efflorescent
198. Red light is used in traffic signal for stopping the traffic
because:
(a) eye is more sensitive to red light.
(b) it is least scattered and hence can be easily noticed
from long distance.
(c) it is very pleasant to the eye.
(d) it is visible even to longsighted people.
199. Programs which protect a disk from an infection are called
as :
(a) Vaccines
(b) Antidotes
(c) Library routines
(d) Interpreters
200. Which one of the following is a raw material oriented
industry ?
(a) Sugar industry
(b) Petroleum refinery
(c) Light engineering industry
(d) Ship building

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(a)
(b)
(b)
(d)
(c)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(a)
(d)
(b)
(a)
(d)
(a)
(a)
(d)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(c)

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

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(c)
(d)
(c)
(a)
(c)
(d)
(b)
(a)
(b)
(b)
(b)
(b)
(b)
(a)
(a)
(a)
(a)
(d)
(b)
(b)

21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40

41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60

(c)
(c)
(a)
(b)
(c)
(c)
(b)
(b)
(a)
(d)
(b)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(a)
(c)
(b)
(b)
(c)
(b)

61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80

ANS WER KEY


(a) 101 (d)
81
(a) 102 (a)
82
(b) 103 (d)
83
(a) 104 (b)
84
(a) 105 (a)
85
(c) 106 (b)
86
(d) 107 (c)
87
(a) 108 (b)
88
(b) 109 (c)
89
(c) 110 (a)
90
(d) 111 (d)
91
(a) 112 (d)
92
(b)
93
113 (a)
(c) 114 (d)
94
(d) 115 (c)
95
(a) 116 (c)
96
(d) 117 (b)
97
(a) 118 (c)
98
(b) 119 (b)
99
100 (a) 120 (b)

(b)
(b)
(d)
(b)
(b)
(d)
(d)
(a)
(b)
(a)
(d)
(b)
(a)
(c)
(d)
(d)
(b)
(d)
(c)
(d)

(d)
(a)
(b)
(a)
(a)
(b)
(b)
(d)
(d)
(c)
(a)
(d)
(c)
(a)
(c)
(d)
(b)
(a)
(c)
(d)

121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140

(c)
(a)
(b)
(d)
(a)
(d)
(d)
(b)
(c)
(a)
(a)
(d)
(c)
(d)
(a)
(d)
(b)
(b)
(c)
(b)

141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160

(d)
(a)
(b)
(a)
(b)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(b)
(a)
(d)
(c)
(c)
(c)
(a)
(c)
(c)
(a)
(a)
(a)

161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
180

181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
200

(c)
(c)
(c)
(d)
(b)
(c)
(b)
(b)
(b)
(a)
(d)
(c)
(b)
(c)
(b)
(a)
(a)
(b)
(a)
(a)

Hints & Explanations


GENERAL INTELLIGENCE
1.

(a) Fresco is an art of painting that is done on freshly


spread moist lime plaster.

3.

(b) 27 : 125 : : 64 : 216


3
3
3
3
3 5
4
6
+2

(d)

A B : L :: B C : W

Place value 1 2 12
2 3 23

5.

(c)

B D G J : O Q T W

16.

17.

+13
+13

+1

18.

+1
M; Y

L
+1

11

+2

(d) B D ;

X
+1

19.

+1
Z; N

+4

+2

+2

F H;

+2

102

+5

L;

+1

227

+6

443

+2

+2

N P;

R T

+2

+2

(b) m m l l
mmll
mmll
(c) Sister of my brother = My sister
Father of my sister = My father
Daughter of my father = My sister
(d)

Sonia

Sister

Sunil

+1

M O;R
+1

38

+3

+2

(b) 82 2 = 62
92 2 = 79
(c) All are parts of car.
(d) All are divisible by 5 except 256.

(a)

+2

+13

(a)

14 56
(d) The correct order is :
Cow Grass Milk Curd Butter
(a) The correct order is :
Field Grain Rat Snake Eagle

+13
+13

+13

9.

4
3
4
(b) 12
48 ; 18 54 ; 16 64 ;

15.

:: A F I M : N S V G

7.
8.

11.

14.

4.

6.

(d) All are planets except sun.

13.

+2

+13
+13

10.

Male
Female

Arun

Brother

Rajiv

Therefore, Rajiv is nephew of Sunil.

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23.
24.

25.

11,

23,

95
96

5 2 + 1 11 2 + 1 23 2 + 1 47 2 + 1
(d) According to given condition; the correct order is :
Raju > Vasant > Manohar > Jayant > Dutta
\ Raju is the tallest among them.
(d) TRACTOR is the word which cannot formed from the
given word as T does not comes twice in the original
word.
(c) I is not appearing in the word REASONABLE.
Hence BRAIN cannot formed from the given word.
(a)
P A L E
+1 +1 +1 +1
R C
N G
Similarly, L E
A P
+1 +1 +1 +1
N G C R
(c) 16 15 19 20
In forward direction,
P O S T
when A is taken as 1.

K L H G
16 15 19 20

31.

(b) 16 8 1 = 8

32.

(b)

Similarly, I N D U L G E
18 13 23 6 15 20 22
(b) 15

3
9
28.

33.

29.

30.

16
+8

(b)

44

+12 +16

64
+20

4 km

B
34.

28

4 km

Home

C
E

(a)

A
Novels

36.

Books

(a)

Poems

Po
em
s

I.
II.
37.

+1
R
Q
L
+1
+1
+1
S
P
M
+1
+1
+1
+1
T
O
N
(b) 7 (10 2) = 35
15 (12 2) = 90
Similarly, 6 (x 2) = 12
x
6 = 12
2
3x = 12
\ x = 12 3 = 4
(b) 8 + 2 3 4 6
8 234+6
4 12 + 6
2

6 km

4
+4

In reverse direction,
when Z is taken as 1.

M F
I
H
14 21 18 19
(d) This question comes under the category of sum 27.
Here Gs position is written in reverse order.
Therefore, G A R M E N T

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

No. of user

20 26 9 14 22 13 7

27.

Year

14 21 18 19
N U R S

26.

47,

10 km

22.

5,

10 km

21.

(c)

8 km

20.

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38.
39.

(a)

(a)

False
True
Voters

Children

Conclusion :
I : False
II : True
(d) 3 + 6 = 9
(b) 1, 3, 4 and 6 are adjacent 2. Therefore number 6 on the
face opposite to 2.

Milk
41.

(c)

Cow Goat

Hen

Tree
42.

(c)

45.

(b)

Plant

House

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A

I
46.

(c)

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104. (b)
B
M

Length of edge of the box =


105. (a) Bs 1 day work =

Q
C

There are 28 triangles are in the given figure


EOH, EDH, OFH, HFC, EFD, OGF, GBF, GFH, AGE,
EOG, EGF, GEH, AJI, IKE, KGJ, IJK, LBM, PMF, GPL,
LMP, RQC, SRH, SFQ, SQR, DTU, EVT, TVU and VUH.
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
101. (d) Let r1 and r2 are the rates of interests.
So, the difference in S.I
principal time difference between
the rates of interests
=
100
500 2 100 ( r1 - r2 )
2.50 =
100
2.50 100
= 0.25
So, (r1 r2) =
500 2
x
y
z
=
=
= k ( say )
102. (a)
b+c c+a a + b
So, x = k (b + c)
x y = k (b + c) k (c + a)
= k (b a)
y = k (c + a)
y z = k (c + a) k (a + b)
= k (c b)
z = k (a + b) = z x = k (a + b) k (b + c) = k (a c)
So,check option (a)
x-y y-z z-x
=
=
b-a c-b a -c
k ( b - a ) k ( c - b ) k ( a - c)
=
=
b-a
c-b
a -c
k=k=k
option (a) is true.
103. (d) Let the side of square = x
Area of square = x2
130
x
New length of rectangle =
100
120
x
New Breadth of rectangle =
100
130 120

x2
Hence, Area of so formed rectangle =
100 100
156 2
=
x
100
Therefore, area of rectangle exceeds the area of square
by 56%

3.375 = 1.5 m

1
12

Bs 9 days work =
S

T
D

Volume of cubical box = 3.375 m3

9 3
=
12 4

Remaining work = 1 -

3 1
=
4 4

20
days = 5 days
4
106. (b) Let the average of batsman after 11th innings = A

\ A can finish this work in

Total score made by batsman at the end


of 11th innings
=A
11
\ Total score after 11th innings = 11 A

Total score after 11th innings


+ score made in 12th innings
Now,
= A+2
12
11A + 63 = (A + 2) 12
11A 12 A = 24 63
A = 39
12th innings average = 39 + 2 = 41
107. (c) Angle made by clock in 30 minutes = 180
q
pr 2
\ Area of sector covered by minute hand =
360
180 22
=
7 7 = 77 sq.cm
360 7
108. (b) 1 km = 1000 m
D=ST
a km = S b hr

a 1000
b
Now, D = 200 m
D
Time taken =
S
200
b
b=
hrs
=
a 1000
5a
109. (c) Circumference = 33 cm
2pr = 33
33 7 21
=
\
r=
2 22 4
1 2
Volume = pr h
3
1 22 21
= 16 = 462
3 7
4
2 sin q - cos q
=1
110. (a)
cos q + sin q
Dividing numerator and denominator by cos q.
2sin q cos q
cos q cos q = 1
cos q sin q
+
cos q cos q

S=

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1
1
a b = p AD + p OB
2
2
2
ab = p (AD + DB)
ab
ab = pc c =
(1)
p
Now, In DABC,

2 tan q - 1
=1
1 + tan q
2 tan q 1 = 1 + tan q tan q = 2

Hence, cot q =
111. (d)

1
1
=
tan q 2

r
r

A = P 1 + 1 1 + 2
100 100

C2 = a2 + b2

10
12

A = 10000 1 +
1+
100 100

110 112
A = 10000
100 100
A = 12320
112. (d)

1
p2

547.527
547527 10000
=x

=x
0.0082
1000
82

547527 x 1000
x
=

82
10000
10
113. (a) Let speed of train = x km/hr
Distance travelled by train
= Relative speed of train Time
36
seconds
5

100
1
36
km = (x + 5)
hrs
5 3600
1000
x + 5 = 50
\ x = 45 km/hr
114. (d) In such type of question,

Required % loss =
=

( 25) 2
100

625
1
% = 6.25% = 6 %
100
4

24
100 = 60%
40
116. (c) Required % earned by A

115. (c) Required percentage =

(100 - 5) (100 + 20) - 100 %

= 100 100 100

95 120

- 100 %
= 100
100
100

= (114 100)% = 14%


117. (b) Here,
ACB = 90
ADC = 90
BDC = 90
C

B
c
D
Triangles ACB, ADC and BDC are right angle triangles.
Here, Area of DABC = Area of DADC + Area of DBDC
A

1
a2

= a 2 + b2

1
b2

118. (c) Diagonal of a cube = 6 3


3 side = 6 3
\ Side of a cube = 6
Surface area of cube = 6 (side)2 = 6 62
Volume of cube = (side)3 = (6)3

100 m = (x + 5) km/hr

a 2b2

ab
2
2
p = a + b

6 62

1
or 1 : 1
1
6
119. (b) Volume of rectangular parallelopiped = 1296
Ratio of edges = 1 : 2 : 3
\ x, 2x and 3x are length, breadth and height of
parallelopiped respectively.
x 2x 3x = 1296
6x3 = 1296 x3 = 216

Required ratio =

x = 3 216 = 6
Length = 6, Breadth = 12, Height = 18
Required surface area = 2 (lb + bh + hl)
= 2 (6 12 + 12 18 + 18 6) = 792 sq.cm
120. (b) Perimeter of a semicircular area = 18 cm
perimeter of semicircular = 18 cm
r
r
2 pr
+ 2r = 18
2

2p r
r (p + 2) = 18

2
18
18 7
1
=
= 3 cm
r=
22
22 + 14
2
+2
7
121. (d) Let MP = 100
So, SP = 100 25% of 100
= 100 25 = 75
100 - 75
100
So, Profit percent =
75
25
1
1
100% = 100 = 22 %
=
75
3
3
1

122. (a)

3n 3 = 27

n

3 3 = 33

Comparing,
x= 9

n
=3
3

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123. (b) Time difference between 9.00 A.M & 2.00 P.M = 5 hours
Temperature difference between 21C & 36C
= 36 21 = 15C
Now, Time difference between 9.00 A.M & 12.00 Noon
= 3 hrs.
temperature
In 5 hours
15C
difference
temperature 15
So, In 3 hours
3 = 9C
5

difference
So, temperature at noon = 21 + 9 = 30C
124. (a) Let the consecutive even numbers are 2n, 2n + 2,
2n + 4 and 2n + 6
2n + 2n + 2 + 2n + 4 + 2n + 6
4
8n + 12 = 4 9 n = 3
Hence, the numbers are 6, 8, 10 and 21. Largest among
them is 12.
girls : teacher
125. (a) boys : girls
4
:
3
8
:
1

Average =

So, boys
4
32

:
:
:

girls
3
8
24

teacher

:
:

) (

( 2)

+6

( 3) ( 2 )
2

10
x

1 320
So, amount actually paid = 1

100 100
90 (100 - x )

320
100
100
244.80 100 100
100 x =
= 85 x = 15%
90 320
p q
135. (c) tan - = 3
2 2
244.80 =

18
22
2
35 = 1.1 cm
3600
7
128. (d) Let x = true discount
So, 216 = x + 8% of x
= x + 0.08x = 1.08x
216
x=
= ` 200
1.08
129. (d) Short-cut method:
Weight of new crewmen
= Replace man weight + [No. of crew mewn
increased average]

= 55 + 12

AB2 = 52 + 52

1
1
3- 2
3- 2
=

=
= 3- 2
x
3- 2
3+ 2
3- 2
3
3
1
Now, x 3 - 3 = 3 + 2 - 3 - 2
x

= 4 2 + 18 2 = 22 2
134. (a) Printed price = ` 320, d1 = 10%
Let d2 = x%, Amount actually paid = ` 244.80

18
127. (b) Length of arc in 18 seconds =
circumference
3600

Therefore, AC = BC = 5 cm
Now, AB2 = AC2 + BC2

x = 3+ 2

= 2b3 + 6a2b = 2

3x + 5 2
=
5x - 2 3
9x + 15 = 10x 4
15 + 4 = 10x 9x
x = 19

1
= 59 kg
3
130. (c) DABC is an isocoles triangle.

133. (c)

= (a + b)3 (a b)3 [Let 3 = a and 2 = b]


= a3 + b3 + 3a2b + 3b2 (a3 b3 3a2b + 3b2a)
= a3 + b3 + 3a2b + 3b2 a3 + b3 + 3a2b 3b2a

1
3

So, Student : teacher


(boys + girls) : teacher
(32 + 24) : 3
56 : 3
126. (b)

131. (a) In a right angled D, the length of circumradius is half


the length of hypotenuse.
\ H2 = 62 + 82
H2 = 36 + 64 100
H = 10 cm
Circumradius = 5 cm
132. (d) Let the numbers are x, y.
xy=3
(1)
x2 y2 = 39
(x y) (x + y) = 39
x + y = 13
(2)
Adding eqn (1) and (2)
x + y + x y = 16
x= 8
\ y= 3
Hence, 8 is the larger number.

A
5 cm

C
25 + 25 = 5 2 cm

p
p q
tan - = tan
2 2
3
p q p
q p p
p
- = = - q=
2 2 3
2 2 3
3
p 1
\ cos q = cos =
3 2
136. (d) A : B = 5 : 3
B: C= 4 :5
A
:
B
:
C
5
:
3
4
:
5
20 : 12 : 15

No. of runs scored by B =

12
564 = 144
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137. (b) Circumradius of a triangle


=

=
=
138. (a)

50
% of 5400 = 900
3
Hence, the required percentage

Therefore,

abc

( a + b + c)( a + b - c)( b + c - a )( a + c - b)
3 4 5

( 3 + 4 + 5)( 3 + 4 - 5)( 4 + 5 - 3)( 3 + 5 - 4)


145. (a)

125
x = 100
100

100 100
= 80
125
139. (c) If A can finish a work = x days
B will do this work = 3x days
From question, A B = 3x x = 60 x = 30
A = 30 days, B = 90 days

x=

1
1
4
+
=
30 90 90

90
So, A and B working together can complete work =
4
= 22.5 days
5%
10%
140. (d) Cost to A
cost to B
cost to C

Cost to A

900 + 6600
100 = 12.5%
60000
No. of people who prefer guitar = 22% of 60000 = 13200
No. of people who prefer Flute or Piano = (11 + 9)% of
60000 = 12000
Required difference = 13200 12000 = 1200.
q
100 = 16
360
16
576
q=
360 =
= 57.6
100
10
Required difference (in % value)
18 - 15
3
2
100 = 100 = 16 %
=
18
18
3
Given,
Miscellaneous expenditure= ` 1848
4% of the total expenditure cost for publishing 5500
copies = ` 1848
Total expenditure cost of 5500 copies (i.e. 100%)
`1848 100
= ` 46200
=
4

60
= 2.5 cm
12 2 6 4

As 1 day work + Bs 1 day work =

900 + 11% of 60000


100
60000

110 105

= ` 462
100 100

462 100 100


= ` 400
Cost to A =
110 105
141. (c) No. of people who prefer flute = 11% of 60,000
11
60000 = 6600
100
2100 people be less from the people who prefer flute.
Therefore, 6600 2100 = 4500

4500
100 = 7.5%
60000
142. (a) Total number of people who prefer either Sarod or
Guitar = 14% of 60000 + 22% of 60000
8400 + 13200 = 21600
Total number of people of who prefer violin or Sitar
= 20% of 60000 + 14% of 60000
12000 + 8400 = 20400
Required difference = 21600 20400 = 1200

Required percentage =

14
60000 = 8400
100
144. (d) No. of people who prefer piano = 9% of 60000 = 5400

143. (b) Required number 14% of 60000 =

2
According to question, 16 % no. of the people who
3
prefer piano would go with flute.

146. (d)

147. (d)

148. (b)

` 46200
= ` 8.40
5500
So, marked price of each copy = ` 8.40 + 25% of 8.40
= 8.40 + 2.10 = ` 10.50
149. (c) Cost of printing i.e., 35% = 17500
17500
15 = 7500
So, Royality i.e., 15% =
35
150. (a) Miscellaneous charges i.e. 4% = 6000
So, Advertisement charges i.e., 18%
6000
18 = 27000
=
4

Expenditure cost per copy =

GENERAL AWARENESS
152. (d) Sankaradeva was an erudite scholar, a prolific writer, a
versatile saint-poet of unlimited merit, a lyricist of
universal acceptance, a musician of high calibre, a
pioneer in the field of Assamese prose, drama and
dramatic performances, a painter and above all the
greatest religious teacher-preacher-leader of the
medieval Vaisnava movement in Assam which is rightly
known as the Sankaradeva Movement.
153. (c) Saffron, a spice derived from the dried stigmas of the
saffron crocus. (crocus sativus) a small plant about a
foot tall. Each flower has three female parts. (stigmas)
two male parts. (stamens) each stigmas is red or dark
red in color towards the top and yellow towards the
bottom of the stigma, where it is attached to the flower.