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Words Synonyms Words Synonyms

Abnormal Unusual, Irregular Gigantic Huge, Massive


Abolish Eradicate, Remove Glow Shine, Glisten
Abound Flourish, Overflow Grief Sorrow, Sadness
Academical Educational, Scholarly Grievous Painful, Hurtful
Accede Consent, Agree Hamper Impede, Hinder
Accumulate Collect, Gather Happiness Joy, Delight, Mirth
Accurate Correct, Exact Hate Despise, Detest, Scorn
Acquaintance Awareness, Familiarity Healthy Hearty, Wholesome, Strong
Acquire Obtain, Procure Heaven Paradise
Active Alert, Lively, Energetic Help Aid, Assistance
Adequate Sufficient, Suitable Hide Conceal
Admire Appreciate, Praise High Elevated, Lofty, Exalted
Admit Confess Honour Prestige
Aid Help, Assistance Humility Modesty, Humbleness
Aim Goal, Purpose, Objective Illegal Unlawful
Alien Foreigner, Stranger Imagine Fancy, Think
Allow Permit, Admit Imperial Kingly, Royal
Ancient Old Industrious Hardworking, Diligent
Anger Fury Wrath Inherit Inborn, Natural
Anguish Agony, Pain Injure Harm, Wound
Arrogant Haughty, Proud Intend Propose, Mean
Attack Aggression, Assault Journey Travel, Tour, Trip
Authentic Genuine, Acceptable Jubilant Exultant, Joyful
Battle Fight, Encounter, Conflict Just Right, Proper
Begin Start, Commence Knave Villain
Blame Accuse, Censure Knowledge Information, Awareness
Bleak Dismal, Hopeless Lenient Mild, Liberal
Bliss Joy, Pleasure Lethal Deadly, Fatal
Blunder Big Mistake, Error Lethargy Sluggishness, Laziness
Bold Fearless, Courageous Liberty Freedom, Independence
Brave Gallant, Courageous Light Ignite, Inflame
Brief Concise Likeness Resemblance, Similarity
Brutal Sawage, Cruel Loyal Devoted, Faithful
Build Construct Lucky Fortunate
Calculation Count Manifest Clear, Evident
Catch Grab, Grasp

Words Synonyms Words Synonyms

Mercy Pity, Compassion Couple Pair, Two


Mind Brain, reason, Thought Courteous Polite, Mild
Miserly Stingy Cunning Clever, Wicked
Mistake Error Dacoit Robber, Bandit
Mix Join, Mingle, Combine Danger Peril, Hazard
Modest Shy, Humble Death Demise, Decease
Myth Fable, Legend Decorate Adorn, Embellish
Negligent Heedless, Careless Decrease Reduce, Lessen
Nice Decent Defend Guard, Protect, Save
Obscure Uncertain, indistinct Deficient Lacking, Wanting
Obstinate Headstrong, Stubborn Delicate Tender, Soft
Opportunity Chance, Occasion Delight Pleasure, Joy
Ostentation Display, Show Depend Rely
Pain Ache, Agony Desire Wish, Longing
Pardon Forgive, Excuse Despise Hate, Scorn, Contempt
Permanent Stable, Constant Detain Stop, Prevent
Persuade Induce, Urge Difficult Hard, Tough
Pious Holy, Sacred Disappointment Despair
Precious Valuable Discuss Argue, Debate
Prejudice Bias, Partiality Disease Sickness, Ailment
Promote Advance, Encourage Diverse Different, Varied
Quell Crush, Suppress Do Act, Perform
Quote Copy, Extract Duplicate Copy, Replica, Imitation
Rare Unique, Remarkable Elegant Graceful, Refined
Rely Trust, Depend Eligible Suitable, Qualified
Remote Distinct, Far-off Employ Engage, Hire
Repent Regret Enemy Foe, Opponent
Respect Esteem Entertain Amuse, Pleasure, Cheer
Righteous Just, Virtuous Enthusiasm Excitement, Frenzy
Royal Kingly, Magnificent Error Mistake, Blunder
Rude Impolite, Ill-mannered Event Occasion, Occurrence, Fact
Rude Insolent Example Instance, Sample
Scold Rebuke, Chide Excess Surplus
Silent Quiet Eager Anxious, Earnest
Sin Fault, Guilt Faithful Loyal, Reliable, Devoted
Sketch Outline, Drawing Famous Popular, Well known
Sorrow Grief Fatigue Tiredness
Stationary Still, Motionless Fiction Myth, Falsehood
Stubborn Obstinate Fine Elegant, Excellent
Stupidity Foolishness, Insensibility Fit Adequate, Suitable
Sufficient Adequate, Enough Force Compel, Strength, Energy
Suitable Appropriate Forgive Pardon
Supernatural Miraculous Gentle Noble, Good
Tame Domesticated, Gentle Ghostly Unnatural, Eerie
Teach Instruct Vulgar Coarse, Crude
Famous Popular, Well known Wander Roam
Fatigue Tiredness Want Wish, Desire
Fiction Myth, Falsehood Waver Falter, Oscillate
Fine Elegant, Excellent Wealthy Rich, Well-to-do
Fit Adequate, Suitable Wing Feather, Plume
Force Compel, Strength, Energy Wise Intelligent, Sensible
Forgive Pardon Wish Desire
Gentle Noble, Good Wonderful Marvelous
Ghostly Unnatural, Eerie Worry Anxiety
Words Synonyms Yearn Crave, Hanker
Tell Say, Describe Yield Produce, Provide
Thankful Grateful, Obliged Zeal Enthusiasm, Passion
Thick Dense, Coarse Zenith Summit, Top
Tired Exhausted, Weary Zest Apetite
Union Harmony, Coalition
Unique Matchless, Remarkable
Useful Beneficial, Advantageous
Victory Conquest, Achievement
Vigilant Cautious, Watchful

Famous Canals of the World

Name Location Length in miles Year opened


Albert Canal Belgium 1939
80.00

Amsterdam-Rhine Beaumont-Port Netherlands 1952


45.00

Arthur Canal United States 1916


40.00

Canal du Midi France 1692


149.00

Chesapeake & Delaware Canal United States 1829


15.00

Erie Canal United States 1825


363.00

Grand Canal China 675


,1085.00

GOTA Canal Sweden 1832


240.00

Houston Canal United States 1914


50.00

Kiel Canal Germany 1895


61.30

Panama Canal Panama 1914


50.70
Wellend Canal Canada 1931
27.50

Suez Canal Egypt 1869


104.90

Important Natural Lakes and Their Areas

Name Location
Area in sq km Length sq km Water

Caspian Sea .Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan,


3,94,299 1,199 Salt

Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia


! Superior USA-Canada
82,414 616 Fresh

Victoria Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya


69,485 322 Fresh

Aral Sea Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan


66,457 428 Salt

Huron USA-Canada
59,596 397 Fresh

Tanganyika Tanzania-Zaire (Congo)


32,893 676 Fresh

Baikal Russia
31,500 636 Fresh

Great Bear Canada .


31,080 373 Fresh

Peaks of Worlds Famous Mountains

Name
Continent Country Range Height (m)

Mt Everest
Asia Nepal-Tibet Himalayas 8,848

-K2
Asia Pakistan Karakoram 8,611
Kanchenjunga
Asia Nepal-India Himalayas 8,598

Lhotse
Asia Nepal-China Himalayas 8,501

Makalu
Asia Tibet-Nepal Himalayas 8,481

Dhaulagiri
Asia Nepal Himalayas 8,172

Nanga Parbat
Asia Pakistan Himalayas 8,126

Nanda Devi
Asia India Himalayas 7,817

Illampu
S. America Bolivia Andes 7,014

McKinley Alaska
N. America Rockies 6,194

Mt Logan
N. America 4JSA Rockies 6,050

Mt Ellas
N. America USA Rockies 5,944

Ararat
Asia Turkey Caucasus 5,156

Mount Blanc
Europe France Alps 4,810

Mount Rosa
Europe Alps 4,565

Name of Cities Lie on the Rivers

| City
Country River City Country River
I Abadan
Iran Shatt-al-Arab Pans France Seine

i Agra
India Jamna Amsterdam Netherlands Amstel

Harapa Pakistan" Pakistan-


Ravi Attack Indus

Baghdad
Iraq Tigris Bangkok Thailand Menam

Gujrat Pakistan^
Chinab Berlin Germany Spree

Bonn
Germany Rhine Brussels Belgium Senno

Bucharest
Romania Dombovita Budapest Hungry Danube

Cairo
Egypt Nile Calcutta India Hooghli

Dhaka
Bangladesh Gangs Damascus Syria Barada

Delhi
India Jamna Philadelphia USA Delaware

Rome Pakistan1-
Italy Tiber Sukkur Indus

Tokyo Pakistan-
Japan Sumida Manjodaro Indus

Hamburg Nile .
Germany Eibe Khartoum Sudan

Lahore Pakistan^
Ravi Lisbon Portugal Tagus

Worlds Famous Waterfalls PSC Test Preparation

Sr. Name Location Country Height in feet


No.

Angle Fails River Carrao Venezuela 3,212


I 2. Tugeia Natal South Africa 3,110
o. Tres Hermanas Catarata Peru 3,000 feet
4. Oloupena Fails California USA 2,953 feet
5. Yumbiila, Catarata Peru 2,938 feet
6. Yosemite California USA 2,425
7. Sutherland Falls Arthur River New Zealand 1,904
8. King George Utsh Guyana 1,600
9. Browne Falls Wailinton New Zealand 2,744 feet
10. James 3ruce Falls Canada 2,755 feet
11. Niagara Niagara USA 147 feet

Everyday Science Test Preparation Material

1.The energy emitted from the sun is supposed to be due to

(a) Nuclear fission (b) Nuclear fusion

(c) All of these (d) None of these _

2) In a hydrogen bomb, hydrogen is converted into?

(a) Barium (b) Uranium (c) Uranium-238 (d) Helium

3. The high boiling point of water is due to?

(a) Weak dissociation of water molecule (b) Hydrogen bonding among water molecules

(c) Its high specific heat (d) Its high dielectric constant

4. Gases can be compressed to a greater extent because?

(a) Molecules are elastic (b) There is no gap between molecules

(c) These are lighter than liquids


(d) There is a large space between the molecules

5. Methane is used in daily life with the name of

(a) Carbon dioxide (b) Natural gas (c) Carbon monoxide (d) Calcium carbonate

6.Which form of phosphorus is used in safety matches?

(a) White phosphorus (b) Yellow phosphorus (c) Red phosphorus (d) Black phosphorus

7. Permanent hardness of water can be removed by adding:

(a) Potassium permanganate (b) Chlorine(c) Bleaching powder (d) Washing soda

8. Which of the following is the lightest gas?


(a) Nitrogen (b) Hydrogen (c) Ammonia (d) Carbon

9. Heavy water is known as heavy because it?

(a) Is denser than ordinary water (b) Is an oxide of deuterium

(c) All of these (d) None of these

10) Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) consist of

(a) Ethane and hexane (b) Ethane and nonane

(c) Butane and propane (d) None of these

11) Which of the following is/are purest of carbon?

(a) Diamond (b) Graphite (c) Bucky ball (d) Marble

12) Ozone is present in which of following layers of atmosphere

(a) Troposphere and Thermosphere

(b) Troposphere and Stratosphere

(c) Mesosphere

(d) Thermosphere

13) What is the chemical name of Soda?

(a) Sodium bicarbonate (b) Sodium Nitrate (c) Sodium Carbonate

14) Most of the ozone in the atmosphere concentrated in the

(a) Mesosphere (b) Troposphere (c) Stratosphere (d) Ionosphere

15 ) The most abundant element in crust is

(a) Silicon (b) Oxygen (c) Aluminium (d) None of these

16) Brass is an alloy of

(a) Copper and Tin (b) Copper and Zinc

(c) Copper and Nickel (d) None of these

17) A transformer is used to

(a) Increase DC voltage (b) Increase or decrease AC

(c) Decrease DC voltage (d) None of these

18) Which of the following gases is used for purification of water?


(a) Oxygen (b) Ammonia (c) Chlorine (d) Neon

19) Pure gold is

(a) 17 carats (b) 20 carats (c) 24 carats (d) 36 carats

20) Which of the following is a gas?


(a) Thorium (b) Plutonium (c) Mercury (d) Chlorine

21) Which one of the following mixture of gases is required in gas welding?

(a) Oxygen and ethylene (b) Oxygen and hydrogen

(c) Acetylene and oxygen (d) All of above

22) One horse power is equal to

(a) 736 watts (b) 746 watts (c) 796 watts (d) 748 watts

23) As the temperature of ice rises, the ice melts and its density

(a) Decreases (b) Constant (c) Increases (d) All of above

24) All forms of energy that we use are ultimately transformed into

(a) Electrical energy (b) Heat energy (c) Light energy (d) Chemical energy

25) In which country alcohol is used as fuel for vehicles .

(a) U.S.A (b) Brazil (c) Japan (d) Germany

26) The device used for the measurement of current, voltage and resistance is
(a) AVO meter (b) Galvanometer (c) Ammeter (d) Ohmmeter

27) Silicon is a

(a) Semi-conductor (b) Insulator (c) Superconductor (d) Conductor

28) For sending sound waves at large distance, which waves are used?

(a) Infrared waves (b) Radio waves (c) Lightwaves (d) X-waves

29) The acid used in a car battery is

(a) Hydrochloric acid (b) Nitric acid (c)Sulphuric acid (d) Carbonic acid

30) Storage batteries commonly contain


(a) Copper (b) Mercury (c) Iron universal solvent (d) Lead

31) The volume percentage of nitrogen in air is

(a) 60% (b) 67% (C) 74% (d) 78%


32) Air contains volume of carbon dioxide approximately,

(a) 3% (b) 33% (c) 0.3 %; (d) 0.03%

33) The gases which are used by divers as an artificial atmosphere are helium and;
(a) Nitrogen b) Oxygen (c) Neon

34) Which of the following is involved in blood clotting?

(a) Sodium (b) Magnesium (c) Calcium (d) Potassium

35) Deficiency of chloride cause the impaired growth in

(a) Animals (b) Infants 3(c) Plants (d) Young man

36) The major part of natural gas, petroleum and coal consist of

(a) Carbon dioxide (b) Chlorine (c) CFC (d) Methane

37) Which one is metal?


(a) Gypsum (b) Iron (c) Limestone (d) granite

38) What is used in making of alloys?


(a) Gypsum (b) Granite (c) Chromium (d) Lime-stone

39) Which type of Uranium is used in the fission process?

(a) Uranium-234 (b) Uranium-235 (c) Uranium-236 (d) Uranium-237

40) Bio gas is the common name of


(a) Natural gas (b) Oxygen (c) Carbon dioxide (d) Nitrogen

41) One thousand watt power is called as


(a) 0.5 kilowatt (b) 0.8 kilowatt (c) 1.0 kilowatt (d) 1.5 kilowatt

42) Washing soda in water behaves


(a) Alkaline (b) Acidic (c) Neutral (d) None of these

43) Which material used for bleaching paper?

(a) Caustic soda (b) Sodium (c) Lime (d) None of these

44) Which of the following is a gas?

(a) Thorium (b) Plutonium (c) Mercury (d) Chlorine

45) Radar transmits short pulses of high frequency

(a) Infrared waves (b) Radio waves (c) Ultraviolet waves (d) Soundwaves

46) Which one of the following can be used to focus sunlight?

(a) Plane mirror (b) Concave lens (c) Concave mirror (d) None of these
47) When water boils, its temperature

(c) Begins to increase (d) Begins to decrease (e) Remains constant (f) All of these

48) Electromagnetic waves travel with the

(a) Speed of light (b) Speed of sound (c) Speed of earth rotation (d) All of the above

49) Sound travels faster in:

(b) Dry air than in water (c)Wood than in iron (d) Iron than in air (e) All of the above

50) When a constant force is applied to a body it moves with uniform

(a) Momentum . (b) Velocity (c) Speed (d) Acceleration

51) Energy of a body due to its motion is called

(a) Heat energy (b) Kinetic energy (c) Potential energy (d) Light energy

52) A moving ball stops due to the action of

(a) Nuclear Force (b)Frictional Force (c) Electric Force (d) Magnetic Force

53) The tendency of a liquid drop to and occupy minimum area is due to

(a) Viscosity (b) Density (c) Surface tension (d) Vapour pressure

54) On which principle does the recorder function?

(a) Electrovalence (b) Gay Lussacs law of volumes

(c) Boyles Law (d) Electromagnetic Induction

55) Radio waves are

(e) Soundwaves (f) Electromagnetic waves (g) Water waves (h) Heatwaves

56) The device which converts signal to digital signal is called


(a) Transformer (b) CPU (c) Modem (d) Photodiode

57) For making laser, usually we use


(a) Uranium (b) RutiJy (c) Magnesium (d) Iron

58) Argon laser is used for operating the

(a) Eye cancer (b) Glaucoma (c) Kidney stone (d) Bone disease

59) When light enters from rare to medium, it bends towards the line, it is called

(a) Reflection of light (b) Diffraction of light (c) Refraction of-light (d)Absorption of light

60) The energy stored in a stretched is


(a) Potential energy (b)Kinetic energy (c) Heat energy (d)Elastic potential energy

61) In cells chemical energy is transfer into

(c) Kinetic energy (d) Potential energy (e)Heat energy (f) Electrical energy

62) Which of the following is good nuclear fuel?

(a) Uranium-238 (b)Neptunium-239 (c) Thorium-236 (d) Plutonium-239^

63) The spherical shape of a small drop of rain is due to

(a) Viscosity (b) Surface tension* (c) Atmospheric pressure (d) Gravity

64) Which one of the following colours has the shortest wavelength?

(a) Green (b) Yellow (c) Blue (d) Red

65) Which one of the following colours has the longest wavelength?

(a) Green (b) Yellow (c) Blue (d) Red^

66) Which of the following instruments is used for detecting and measuring small electric currents?

(a) Ammeter (b) Flux meter (c) Galvanometer (d) Voltmeter

67) Trie lightning conductor or rod used for protecting buildings from lightning is made of

(a) Aluminum (b) Copper^ (c) Iron (d) All these

68) What is the melting point of Tungsten?

(a) 500C (b) 1,000C (c) 2,000C (d) 3,OOQC^

69) Sound travels fastest through

(a) Vacuum (b) Steel^ (c) Water (d) Air

70) The dynamo converts

(a) Mechanical energy


energy^ (b) Electrical energy into energy (c) Mechanical energy
into
(d) None of these

71) Why is the light of ordinary lamp hotter than the tube light?

(a) It is due to incandescence (b) It is due to ionization of gases

(c) Distribution of energy

72) Rise in temperature, the conductivity of metals will


(a) Decreases (b) Increases (c) Remains unchanged (d) None of these

72) Which of the following gass is used in fire extinguishers?

(a) Oxygen (b) Hydrogen (c) Water vapour (d) Carbon dioxide

73) Cooking gas is a mixture of which of the following two gases? ;

(a) Methane and Carbon dioxide (b) Oxygen and Nitrogen

(c) Bautane and Propane (d) Oxygen and Methane

74) X-rays are produced when a stream of electrons in an X-ray tube?

(a) Hits the glass wall of the tube (b) Srikes metal target

(c) All of these

75) Atom bomb is based on the

(a) Nuclear fusion (b) Nuclear fission (c) All of these

76) The liberation of energy in sun

(a) Fission reaction (b) Fusion regetion (c) All of these

77) Soft drinks contain signffi of

(a) Caffeine (b) Tannin

78) A branch of medicine that deals with etiologies,mechanisms and medicine and manifestation of
diseases is called
(a) Physiology (b) Oncology (c) Pharmacology (d) Pathology

79) A study that deals with the process of fermentation is called

(a) Dactylogy (b) Cytology (c) Zymology (d) Ethnology

80) A branch of biology dealing with structure and function of cells is called

(a) Etiology (b) Otology (c) Cytology d) Oncology

81) A branch of medicine dealing with skin is called

(a) Pharmacology (b) Virology (c) Parasitology (d) Dermatology

82) Philology is the Study of

(a) Bones (b) Muscles (c) Architecture (d) Languages

83)Branch of science which structure of animals and


(a) Anatomy/
(c) Ecology

84)Meteorology is the science with

(a) Weather (c) Metals

85) Ornithology is the science with

(a) Study of bones (b) Study of birds

(c) Study of smells (d) None of these

1. Which is the outermost planet in the solar system?


A. Mercury
B. Pluto
C. Neptune
D. Uranus

2. The SI unit of charge is __________.


A. Ampere
B. Coulomb
C. Ohm
D. Volt

3. Very High Frequency (VHF) have __________ wavelengths.


A. shorter
B. shortest
C. longer
D. longest

4. Long-sight defect could be corrected by using __________ lens.


A. concave
B. vonvex
C. diverging
D. none of these

5. Deficiency of Vitamin-A results in __________.


A. night blindness
B. rickets
C. scurvy
D. hair fall

6. For a fixed mass of gass at constant temperature, if we decrease volume, the pressure
will _________.
A. also decrease
B. increase
C. remains constant
D. none of these

7. The lifespan of Red Blood Cells is __________ days.


A. 60
B. 120
C. 180
D. 240

8. The density of water is __________.


A. 1 g/cm3
B. 1.5 g/cm3
C. 2 g/cm3
D. none of these

9. Radioactivity was discovered by __________.


A. Kelvin
B. Thomson
C. Rutherford
D. Bacquerel

10. A device which converts chemical energy into electrical energy is called __________.
A. motor
B. generator
C. moving-coil meter
D. battery

11. The Sun is a __________.


A. Star
B. Planet
C. Asteroid
D. Meteor

12. The average adult has a blood volume of about __________ liters.
A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7

13. The most abundant element in the universe is __________.


A. Oxygen
B. Hydrogen
C. Carbon Dioxide
D. Silicon

14. The most abundant element in the Earth's crust is __________.


A. Oxygen
B. Hydrogen
C. Carbon Dioxide
D. Silicon

15. Each day human body breathe in __________ liters of air.


A. 5,000 to 10,000
B. 10,000 to 15,000
C. 15,000 to 20,000
D. 20,000 to 25,000

16. Deficiency of Vitamin-D results in __________.


A. night blindness
B. rickets
C. scurvy
D. hair fall

17. The SI unit of "pressure" is _________.


A. pascal
B. joule
C. tesla
D. henry

18. The most densest substance on the Earth is __________.


A. Platinum
B. Copper
C. Steel
D. Osmium

19. A camera uses a __________ to form an image.


A. convex lens
B. concave lens
C. condenser lens
D. none of these

20. Which from the following is NOT a conductor?


A. Aluminium
B. Silicon
C. Graphite
D. All are conductors

21.The Sun is a __________.


A. Star
B. Planet
C. Asteroid
D. Meteor

22.The average adult has a blood volume of about __________ liters.


A. 5
B. 4
C. 6
D. 7

Which of the following is most elastic ?

a. Steel
b. Rubber
c. Glass
d. Sponge
e. None of these

(22) Orbital period of the planet Mercury around the sun is:

a. 88 days
b. 365 days
c. 2 years
d. 98 days
e. None of these

(23) The most splendid and the most magnificient constellation on the sky is:

a. Orion
b. Columbia
c. Canis Major
d. Taurus
e. None of these

(24) Black holes refer to:

a. Hole occurring in heavenly bodies


b. Bright spots on the sun
c. Collapsing objects of high density
d. Collapsing of low density
e. None of these

(25) Eugenics is the study of:

a. Altering human beings by changing their genetic components


b. People of European region
c. Different races of mankind
d. Genetic of plants
e. None of these

(26) The position of earth in its orbit, when it is at its greatest distance from the
sun causing northern summer is called:

a. Aphelion
b. Perihelion
c. Perigee
d. Apogee
e. None of these

(27) Diamond is a very expensive ornament. It is composed of a single element:

a. Carbon
b. Gold
c. Silver
d. Platinum
e. None of these

(28) Which of the following layers make radio transmission possible?

a. Troposphere
b. Ionosphere
c. Mesosphere
d. Stratosphere
e. None of these

(29) Which of the following explains the reason why there is no total eclipse of the
sun?

a. Size of the earth in relation to that of moon


b. Orbit of moon around earth
c. Direction of rotation of earth around sun
d. Area of the sun covered by the moon
e. None of these

(30) Television signals are converted into light signals by:

a. Optical fiber
b. Transistor
c. Decoder
d. Photo diode
e. None of these

(31) Where do most of Asteroids lie?

a. In asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter


b. In asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Venus
c. In asteroid belt between the orbits of Jupiter and Venus
d. Everywhere in the sky
e. None of these

(32) The number of spark plugs needed in a diesel engine is:

a. 2
b. 3
c. 0
d. 4
e. None of these

(33) The half life of a radioactive element is 8-days. How long it take to reduce it
from 10 mg to 5 mg?

a. 4 days
b. 12 days
c. 16 days
d. 8 days
e. None of these

(34) The term Blue Shift is used to indicate:

a. Doppler effect in which an object appears bluer when it is moving towards the
observer or observer is moving towards the object.
b. Turning a star from white to blue
c. In future sun would become blue
d. Black hole was blue at its start
e. None of these

(35) Kilowatt-hour is a unit of:

a. Power
b. Electric Current
c. Energy
d. Time
e. None of these

(36) Fuel used in a Fast Breeder Reactor is:

a. Uranium Oxide
b. Uranium Plutonium carbide
c. Uranium Plutonium Oxide
d. Uranium thorium Oxide
e. None of these

(37) Monsoon is caused by:

a. Seasonal reversal of winds


b. Revolution of earth
c. Movement of clouds
d. Rise in temperature
e. Rain forests

(38) Which of the following atmospheric layers help in radio communication?

a. Exosphere
b. Ionosphere
c. Troposphere
d. Stratosphere
e. Ozone layer

(39) A moderator is used in nuclear reactor in order to:

a. Accelerate the neutrons


b. Slow down the speed of the neutrons
c. Increase the number of elections
d. Decrease the number of electrons
e. None of these

(40) Sedimentary rocks are:

a. Porous
b. Hard
c. Rough
d. Brittle
e. Volcanic

21. CNG stands for?


A. Converted Natural Gas
B. Conduced Natural Gas
C. Conducted Natural Gas
D. Compressed Natural Gas

22. Which from the following is true for "Sound"?


A. Sound cannot travel through a vaccum
B. Sound cannot travel through gases
C. Sound cannot travel through liquids
D. Sound cannot travel through solids

23. When white light is passed through a prism, it splits into __________ colours.
A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

24. 1 nanometer = ?
A. 10-3 meter
B. 10-6 meter
C. 10-9 meter
D. 10-12 meter

25. Instrument used for measuring very high temperature is __________.


A. Pyroscope
B. Pyrometer
C. Seismograph
D. Xylometer

26. Sound waves are _________ waves.


A. Transverse
B. Electromagnetic
C. Longitudinal
D. none of these

27. The lifespan of White Blood Cells is __________ day(s).


A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

28. The fluid part of blood is known as __________.


A. plasma
B. platelets
C. blood cells
D.

29. X-rays were discovered by __________.


A. Rontgen
B. Thomson
C. Rutherford
D. Bacquerel

30. The speed of light is __________.


A. 280,000 km/s
B. 300,000 km/s
C. 320,000 km/s
D. none of these

Basic Mathematics MCQs Preparation For Commissions Test

1) Price of sugar is increased by 25%. The percentage of consumption to be decreased so that there would be no
increase in the expenditure is

(a) 18% (b) 20 % (c) 22% (d) 24%

2) A group of students volunteered to finish a construction work in 25 days. 1Q of the students did not come and
the work could be finished in 35 days. The original number of students in the group were

(a) 25.00 (b) 32.00 (c) 35.00 (d) 37.00


3) A man bought a flat for Rs. 8,20,000. He borrowed 55% of this money from a bank. How much money did he
borrow from the bank? .

(a) Rs. 4,51,000 (b) Rs. 4,52,000 (c) Fvs. 4,53,000 . (d) Rs. 4,54,000

4) A primary school had an enrollment of 850 pupils in January 1970. In January 1980 the enrollment was 1,120;
What was the percentage increase for the enrollment?

(a) 31.76% (b) 33.50% (c) 30,65% (d) 34.76%

5) The number, whose 7% is 42, is

(a) 300 (b) 400 (c) 500 (d) 600

6) Which number will come next?

3. 5, 7, 10,12,14, 24, 26,_____

(a) 52 (b) 30 (c) 28 (d) 48

7) Twelve men take 6 hours to finish a piece of work. After the 12 men have worked for 1 hour, the contractor
decides to call in 8 more men. How many more hours would 20 men take to complete the remaining work?

(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5

8) If a car is sold for Rs..50000 the profit is 17 percent, what would be profit percentage if sold for Rs.
47000.

(a) 14.85% (b) 15.98% (c) 16.20% (d) 14.50%

9.Sadiq purchased a plot for Rs. 8,000. He sells the plot to Abid at a profit of 20%. Abid in turn sells that plot to
Arif at a loss of 20%. The plot costs Arif.

(a) Rs. 12,000 (b) Rs. 10,000 (c) Rs. 8670 (d) Rs. 7680

10. As mother is twice as old as As brother. A is 6 years yqunger than his brother but 4 years older than his
sister. If As sister is 15 his mothers age is:

(a) 40 (b) 45 (c) 42 (d) 50

11.If 12 years are added to 2/3 age of Rani, she will be three years older than today. What is Ranis present age?

(a) 25 (b) 27 (c) 26 (d) 29

12. Three families, P, Q and R, share 480 kg of rice, Q receives twice as much rice as P and R receives half as
much rice as Q. How much rice does family Q gets?

(a) 220 kg (b) 230 kg (c) 240 kg (d) 250 kg

13. Six men working 8 hours a day earn Rs 720 per week. 8 men working 6 hours a day will earn per week

(a) Rs. 540 (b) Rs. 720 (c) Rs.960 (d) Rs.1080
14. In the exam 45% students failed and 550 students were successful.The total number of students who
appeared in the exam were:

(a) 1000 (b) 900 (c) 1500 (d) 800

15. Nasir read 60 pages of a book on the first day. This was 20% more than the number of pages he read on
the second day. Given that he read 1/6 of the book on the.second day, find the number of pages in the book he
had read.

(a) 300 (b) 290 (c) 325 (d) 345

16. Mr. Rehraan ordered a car worth Rs.600.000 and was given a discount.Given that he paid Rs.57,0000 for
his new car, calculate the percentage discount he received:
(a) 5% (b) 7% (c) 9% (d) 10%

17. Which is the greatest number?


(a) 1/4 of 236 (b) 1/16 of 1028 (c) 1/9 of 504 d) 1/3 of 741

18)10 men can construct a building in 40 days. How long will it take 20 men to do this work?

(a) 20 days (b) 30 days (c) 40 days (d) 50 days

1 9. Rashid bought a shirt for Rs.350 and sold it Rs.300. How much loss did he get?

(a) Rs.40 (b) Rs.50 (c) Rs.20 (d) Rs.80

20. NASIR bought a practical copy Rs.60 and sold it Rs.40. How much loss did he get?

(a) Rs.600 (b) Rs.60 (c) Rs.40 (d) Rs.20

21. The number, whose 17% is 51, is


(a) 200 <b) 100 (c) 300 (d) 210

22. A car washer can wash 8 cars in 18 minutes. At this rate how many cars can be wash, in three hours?

(a) 13 (b) 40 (c) 80 (d) 125

23. There are four numbers. Average of the first three is 15 and that of the last three is 16. If the last number is
19 find the first number:

(a) 16 (b) 18 (c) 20 (d) 21

24. 10 men can complete a job in 14 days. How long will it take 4 men to finish the same job if they work. at the
same rate?

(a) 33 days . (b) 35 days (e) 37 days (d) 39 days

25. A man takes 50 minutes to cover a certain distance at a speed of 6 km/hr. If he walks with a speed of 1 0
km/hr. he covers the same distance

(a) 1 hour (c) 20 minutes (b) 30 minutes (d) 10 minutes

26. A man pays 10% of his income as income tax. If his income tax amounts to Rs.1500, what is his
income?
(a) Rs.13000 (b) Rs.15000 (c) Rs.17000 (d) Rs.19000

27. A can do a piece of work in 10 days and B can do it in 15 days. The number of days required by them to
finish it, working together is:

(a) 8 (b) 7 (c) 6 (d) 4.

28. A carton contains 10 boxes, each box containing one dozen cubes. How many cartons are needed to fill
960 cubes?

(a) 7 (b) 8 (c) 9 (d) 12

29. 16 men build a house in 10 days. How much time will it take 8 men to do this work?

(a) 25 days (b) 20 days (c) 30 days (d) 32 days

30. Naveed Ahmed spends Rs.400 in getting a good table and sells it.at Rs.600. Find the percentage of profit?

(a) 90% (b) 45% (c) 50%/ (d) 80%

31. All spends Rs.500 to get a good shirt and sells it at Rs.800. Find the percentage of Profit?

(a) 59% (b) 60%/ (c) 63% (d) 40%

32. Insert the missing number 5? 14 10 97

(a) 18 (b) 16 (c) 14 (d) 12

33. Insert the missing number: 341 (250) 466 282 ( ) 398
(a) 228 (b) 232
(c) 226 (d) 240

34. Insert the missing number: 7 14 10 12 14 9

(a) 19 (bj 17 (c) 14 (d) 15

36. jnsert the missing number: 172 84 40 18


(a) 7 (b) 10 (c) 12 (d) 16

37. 20 men can construct a building in 40 ays. How long will it take 10 men to do this work?

(a) 50 days (b) 60 days (c) 70 days (d) 80 days

38. A man saves Rs.500 which is 15% of his annual income. How much does he earn in one year?
(a) 3542.50 (b) 3333.33 (C) 3132.30 (d) 3075.75

39. Muhammad Aslam bought a TV Rs.8000 and sold it Rs.7000. How much loss did he get?

(a) Rs.1000 (b)Rs.2000 (c) Rs.3000 (d) Rs.4000.

40. Insert the missing number: 1 3 2______ 3 7


(a) . 4 (b) 8 (c) 5 (d) 6

41. Which number will come next? 2,5,12,23,38,57,_______

(a) 69 (b) 76 (c) 80 (d) 84

42. Which one number will complete the following number series?

3,6,15_____ ,123,366

(a) 34 (b) 59 (c) 42 (d) 60

43. Which number will come next? 1,2,5,12,27,58,_____

(a) 121 (b) 136 (c) 135 (d) 174

44. Which number will come next? 4,11,7,14,10, 17.


(a) 24 (b) 13 (c) 20 (d) 21

45. Which number will come next? 2,6, 12,20,30,42_______

(a) 56 (b) 54 (c) 50 (d) 62

45. Insert the missing number: 68 10 11 14 15

(a) 12 (b) 16 (c) 14 (d) 18

46. Insert the missing number: 17(112) 39 28()49 .


(a) 164 (b) 144 (c) 154 (d) 174

47. Insert the missing number: 234 (333) 257 345()678


(a) 233 (b) 333 (c) 133 (d) 433

48. Ahmed spend Rs.44,000 to get a car and sells it at Rs.48,000. Find its percentage of profit?

(a) 12% (b) 9.09% (c) 14% (d) 80%

49. Sohail Khan sold a car Rs.80,000 which he was bought for Rs.90,000. What is his % loss?

(a) 61.40% (b)55.51% (c) 12.31% (d) 11.11%

50.The number, whose 3% is 60, is


(a) 2000 (b) 3000 (c) 6000 (d) 9000

51.The number, whose 5% is 35, is


(a) 500 (b) 600 (C) 700 (d) 800

52. If takes 14 taps to fill a swimming pool in 10 hours. How much time will ij take 5 taps to fill the pool?
(a) 25 (b) 26 (c) 27 (d) 28

53. The number, whose 25% is 75, is


(a) 600 (b) 500 (c) 300 (d) 400

54. 8 machines Can do a piece of work in 10 days. How long will it take 16 machines to do the work?
(a) 7 days (b) 5 days (c) 6 days (d) 8 days

55. 120 men are used to build huge-building for 30 days. How long will it take 80 men to do the same work?

(a) 35 days (b) 30 days (c) 45 days (d) 40 days

56. Akbar bought a sweater for Rs.200 and sold it Rs,250. How much profit did Akbar get?

(a) Rs.40 (b) Rs.20 (c) Rs.80 (d) Rs.50

57. The number, whose 20% is 100, is


(a) 400 (b) 500 (c) 600 (d) 700

58. Salaam bought a pair of shoes for Rs.300 and sold it Rs.370. How much profit did Salaam get?

(a) Rs.80 (b) RS.70 (c) Rs.75 (d) Rs.20

59. The bridge is completed in 45 days by 105 men. How long it will take 90 men to do the work?

(a) 68.7days, (b) 61 days (c) 521/2days (d) 60 days

60. If 40 men build 4 buildings in 12 months, how many men would be required to build 6 houses in 4 months?

(a) 114 men (b) 180 men (c) 140 men (d) T60 men

61. If 80 men dug 4 holes in 12 months, how many men would be required to dig 6 holes in 4 months?

(a) 140 men (b) 410 men (c) 360men (d) 40 men

62. If 15 men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men wtll finish it in 10 days?

(a) 14 (b) 12 (c) 16 (d) 8

63. If 3 men or 6 boys can do a work in 20 days, then 6 men and 8 boys shall take:
(a) 6 days (b) 8 days (c) 9 days (d) 20 days

64. The number, whose 25% is 150, is


(a) 600 (b) 700 (c) 800 (d) 900

65. If 20.men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men will finish it in 10 days?

(a) 4 men (b) 16men (c) 8 men (d) 18 men

66. AFTAB AKBAR bought a compact disc from a manufacturer for Rs. 200; he paid a 15% sales tax. If he sold
the disc to a Custoifier for Rs. 260, calculate the cash profit.;

(a) Rs. 30.00 (b) Rs, 35 (c) Rs. 32.50 (d) Rs. 28.00

67. Akbar sold his old gun Rs.900,was bought for Rs.2500. What is hte loss?
(a) 64% (b) 82% (c) 94% (d) 15%

68. The total distance from school to is 35km. Noor khan covered a dis of 20km. What percentage of the
distance has he covered?

(a) 314% (b) 219% (c) 48.57% (d) 103.57%

69. This road is only 50 km long We covered c distance of 20 km. What percentage of distance have we
covered?

(a) 40% (b) 69% (c) 48% (d) 53%

70. The price of a glass set increases Rs.600 to Rs.710. what is the percentage increases?

(a) 18.33% (b) 17.33 (c) 10% (d) 14%

71. The original price of a gift pack is A discount of 15% is allowed in shop. What is the sale price,
(a) Rs.65 (b) Rs.68 (c) Rs.61 (d) Rs.50

72. 8 men can do a work in 60 days. How long will it take 6 men to do the work?
(a) 50days (b) 90 days (c> 120 days (d) 19 days

73. Which number will come next? 1.2.4.8.16.

(a) 20 (b) 24 (c) 28 (d) 32

74. Which number wilj come next? 6.3.12.6.24.

(a) 12 (b) 18 (c) 30 (d) 48

76 Which number will come next? 64,32,16,8.______

(a) 0 (b) 1 (c) 2 (d) 4

77. Which number will come next? 87,90,84,88,81,.___

(a) 85 (b) 98 (c) 86 (d) 76

78. Which number will come next? 2,4,7,11,16,_____

(a) 18 (b) 20 (c) 22 (d) 25

79. Which number will come next? 5,14,27,44,65.,____

(a) 109 (b) 90 (c) 88 (d) 180

80. Which number will come next? 1,4,10, 22,46,______

(a) 68 (b) 48 (c) 12 (d) 94

81. Which number will come next? 3,6,8,16,19,._____


(a) 21 (b) 38 (c) 35 (d) 36

82. Which number will come next? 212 179 146 113,_____

(a) 90 (b) 85 (c) 80 (d) 75

83. Which number will come next? 20, 32 45, 59, 74,____ *

(a) 95 (b) 90 (C) 85 (d) 79

84. Which number will come next? 210, 195, 175, 150, 120_____

(a) 95 (b) 90 (c) 85 (d) 80

85. A can do a piece of work in 10 days and B can do it in 15 days. The number of days required by them
to finish it, working together is

(a) 8 (b) 7 (c) 6 (d) 4

86. Which number will come next? 3,6,^,20.7,42,9,______

(a) 60 (b) 54 (c) 72 (d) 66

87. Which number will come next? 2,3,5,6,,9,10,11,13,_____

(a) 12 (b) 15 (c) 14 (d) 16

88. Which number will come next? 0,1,8,27,64,_____

(a) 122 (b) 128. (c) 125 (d) 256

89. A man pays 10% of his income for his income tax. If his income tax amounts to Rs. 1500, what is his
income?

(a) Rs. 13000 (b)Rs. 15000 (c) Rs. 17000 fe(d) Rs. 19000

90. A man is 5 times as old as his son. 2 years ago the sum of the squares of their ages was 114. Find the
present age of son.

(a) 7 years (b) 9 years (c) 8 years (d) 81/z years

91. The number, whose 13% is 52, is


(a) 300 (b) 400 (c) 500 (d) 900

92. 15 men can do a work in 12 days. How long it will take. 9 men to do the work?
(a) 14 days (b) 20 days (c) 9 days (d) 19 days

93. 40 men can do work in 25 days. How long it will take 25 men to do the work? .
(a) 50 days .(b) 40 days (c) 60 days (d) 70 days

94. 60 men can do a work in 40 days. How long it will take 20 men to do the work?
(a) 160 days (b) 40 days (c) 180 days (d) 120 days

95. The number, whose 15% is 75, is


(a) 500 (b) 600 (c) 700 (d) 800

96. A shopkeeper bought a radio from a wholesaler for Rs. 250.00. In addition, he paid a sales tax of 15% on
the cost price. He then sold the radio for Rs. 315.00. Calculate the cash profit made by the shopkeeper.

(a) Rs. 20.00 (b) Rs. 22.50 (c) Rs. 25.00 (d) Rs. 27.50

97. A man takes 50 minutes to cover a certain distance at a speed of 6 km/hr. If he walks with a speed of 10
km/hr, he covers the same distance in

(a) 1 hour (b) 30 minutes

98. The number, whose 5% is 10, is


(a) 100 (b) 200 (c) 300 (d) 400

99. The difference between simple and compound interest on Rs. 1625 for 3 years at 4% per annum in
rupees is

(a) 7.95 (b) 7.90 (c) 7.70 , (d) 7.75

100.The number, whose 5% is 55,,is


(a) 1100 (b) 2100 (c) 1200 (d) 1300

101.We covered a 150 km distance of Islamabad road. The total distance is 370 km. What percentage of
distance have we covered?

(a) 30% (b) 40.54% (c) 67% (d) 41%

102. Which number will come next? 1,0,3,2,5,6,______

(a) 9 (b) 8 (c) 7 (d) 10

103. lnser|the missing number: 4 5 7 11 19

(a) 22 (b) 32 (c) 35^ (d) 24

104.Insert the missing number: 8 7 9 13 21

(a) 40 . (b) 38 (c) 37^ (d) 39

105. Insert the missing number: 64 48 36 34

(a) 33 (b)32 (c) 38 (d) 30

106. Insert the missing number: 718 (26) 582 474 ()226
(a) 16 (b) 14 (c) 18 (d) 12

107.Insert the missing number: 11 12 14 ? 26 42

(a) 28 (b) 24 (c) 18 (d) 32


108. Which one number will complete following number series?

8,9,8,7,10,9,6,11,10_________ 12

(a) 11 (b) 7 (c) 7 (d) 5

109. Which number will come next?

Series: 1, 3, 7,15, 31, 63,______

(a) 123 (b) 125 (c) 127 (d) 129

110. By selling a fan for Rs. 475, a person j loses 5%. To get a gain of 5%, he should 1 sell the fan for:

(a) Rs. 500 (b) Rs. 525 (c) Rs. 535 (d) Rs. 575

111. The enrollment in a certain secondary school was 450 in 1979. By 1980 the enrollment had
increased by 16%, what was the enrollment in 1980?

(a) Rs.512 (b) Rs.518 (c) Rs.522^ (d) Rs.526

113. Which number will come next?


5,3,6,2,7,1

(a) 0 (b) 2 (c) 8 (d) 4

114. All gained 510 marks in matriculation examination. What percentage of marks did he gain?

(a) 60% (b) 57% (c) 71% (d) 73%

115. Akhtar scored 178 marks out of 300 marks in a certain test. What percentage of marks did he score?

(a) 48% (b) 52.41% (c) 61.41% (d) 59.33%

116. The price of a book increases from Rs.120 to Rs.150. What is the percentage increases?

(a) 35% (b) 25% (c) 115% (d) 25.25.1

117. .A cyclist covers 660 feet in 66 seconds. How many yards will he cover in the same time?

(a) 220 (b) 600

118. The sum of 2 numbers Is 84, if one of them exceeds, the other by 12.Find the numbers?

(a) 40,52 (b) 1,13 (c) 36,48 (d) 72,84

119. The number, whose 7% is 14, is


(a) 500 (b) 400 (c) 300 (d) 200

120. if the difference between 5 times and 9 times of a number is 24 the number is
(a) 4 (b) 5 (c) 6 , (d) 7

121. The speed of a car is 30km first hour and 32 km in the second hour ,!ts average speed is
(a) 30 km . (b) 31 km (c) 32km (d) 33 krn

122. The number, whose 7% is 21, is


(b) 500 (b) 400 (c) 300 (d) 200

123. What sum of money will amount to Rs,1800 in 5 years at 12% per annum simple interest

(a) 1000 (b) 1120 {c) 1125 (d) 1130

124. Anwar bought a shirt for Rs.500 and sold it Rs,525, What profit did Anwar get?

(a) Ra.35 (b) Rs.30 (c) Rs.25 (d) Rs.20

125. Sarwar Gujar bought a table for Rs.200 and sold it Rs.175, How much loss did Sarwsr Gujar gsi?

(a) Rs,25 (b) Rs,20 (c) Rs.40 (d) Rs.30

126. All sold a table for Rs.500 which he was bought for Rs.1000. What is his % loss?
(a) 20% (b) 80% (c) 14% (d) 17%

127. Which number will come next? 8,13,10,15,12,17,14

(a) 19 (b) 22 (c) 16 (d) 20

128. Which number will come next? 2.5.8.11.14.

(a) 18 (b) 17 (c) 19 (d) 16

129. Which number will come next? 1,1,8,4,27,9,;____ _

(a) 4 (b) 6 (c) 9 (d) 16

130. Which number wiii come next? 2.20,74,110,_____

(a) 115 (b) 132 (c) 114 (d) 182

131. A basketball team won 18 out of 30 games played, What percentage of marks did he score?

(a) 8Q% (b) 40% (c) 43% (d) 87%

132. The number, whose 9% is 63, Is


(a) 700 (b) 800 (c) 900 (d) 600

133. The bridge is completed in 20 days by 80 men, How long would 70 men to eomplete the work?

(a) 30 days (b) 29 days (c) 23 days (d) 26 days

134. The road is completed In 35 days by 70 men. How long it will take 40 men to eomplite the work?

(a) 58 days (b) 61 days (c) 30 days (d) 32 days