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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 1

For the following questions answer them individually
Q. The chemical bond in germanium crystal is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 2

A ball is thrown upward in vacuum at 49 m/sec. The time taken by the ball to reach the highest point is

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 2

initial velocity=u=49 m/s

final velocity=v=0 m/s

acceleration due to gravity=g=-9.8 m/s^{2}m/s2

we know, v=u + gt

=>t=-u/t

t=5 s

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 3

The majority charge carriers in p - type semi conductors are

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 4

A body is projected at angle \thetaθ with the horizontal, time of flight is given by

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 4

If a body is projected at angle \thetaθ with the horizontal at an initial velocity u, then

time of flight=  where g is the acceleration due to gravity

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 5

If the distance between two masses be doubled, the gravitational force of attraction between them will be

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 6

The ratio the length and the breadth of a rectangle is 4 : 3. The area of the rectangle is 192 cm^{2}cm2. What will be its perimeter ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 6

Given, l/b=3/4....(1)

l x b=192....(2)

On solving (1) and (2) we get, l=16 and b=12

Thus perimeter=2(l + b)=2(16 + 12)=56cm

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 7

A force provides an acceleration of 0.5 m/sec^{2}m/sec2 to a body of mass 2 kg. What acceleration will it produce when acting on a body of mass 10 kg ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 7

f=m&timesa;=2&times.5;=1 N

if m=10 then,

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 8

The cathode rays are

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 9

In the most popular abbreviation in the field of banking sectors ‘CBS’. The letter ‘C’ stands for

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 10

Which group of inhabitants is tagged to be connected by seasonal roads during 2008-09 ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 11

Which of the following economists has been conferred with Nobel Prize ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 12

In notation http:/www/prenhall.com. http stands for

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 13

During a period of time you see so many websites and pages exhibited by

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 14

Where does the digestive and respiratory routes encroach each other

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 15

The state government gets maximum revenue from

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 16

On internet no change in no charge the repair of generally known software, bug, is called

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 17

Maria Sharapova won Australian Open Tennis 2008 by defeating

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 18

The planning commission of India has formed a 12 - member committee for reforms in financial sectors. The chairman of this committee is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 19

The thickness of troposphere can increase during

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 20

The lightest gas in the atmosphere is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 21

White phosphorus is stored in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 22

Find the least number by which 8640 is divided and the quotient obtained becomes a perfect cube.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 22

8640=123×5

thus, if 8640 is divided by 5, the quotient will be a perfect cube i.e 12^{3}123

∴ 5 is the correct answer.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 23

Evaluate :- 

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 24

Which of the following features/provisions did the framers of Indian constitution take from the US constitution ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 25

The golden period of Indian culture was during

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 26

Artificial dialysis is used in the form of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 27

Evaluate :- 

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 28

 then x is equal to

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 29

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 30

When polynomial   is divided by x - 1, the remainder is

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 31

What will be the ratio of amount and the principal in n years at 5% p.a. rate of compound interest ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 31

amount of compound interest=A=P(1 + r/100)t where P=Principal,r=rate of interest and t=time

∴ A/P=(1 + .05)n

=(21/20)n

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 32

A freely suspended bar magnet always remains in the direction

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 33

Prudent

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 33

Prudent means acting with care.Cautious means being careful to avoid problems.Thus, option A is the apt choice.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 34

Feeble

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 34

Feeble means lacking physical strength.Weak also means lacking physical power.Thus, option C is the right choice.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 35

Coarse

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 35

Coarse means harsh.Rough also means the same.So option C is correct.Haughty indicates a behaviour that indicates yourself superior.So option A is wrong..Options B and D are irrelevant to the given word.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 36

Calamity

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 36

An incident that causes a large amount of damage and distress is called a calamity. Disaster also means the same. Hence, B is the correct option.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 37

Diligent

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 37

Diligent means hardworking.Industrious also means hardworking. Therefore, option D is the right answer.Energetic means highly active and is not the same as hardworking, so option B is incorrect

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 38

For the following questions answer them individually
Q. The angle subtended at the center of a circle by a major arc will be

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 39

A body dropped from a tower with zero velocity, reaches the ground in 4 seconds. The height of the tower is about

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 40

A man in a train moving with a constant velocity drops a ball on platform. The path of the ball as seen by an observer standing on the platform is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 41

Who among the following economists has done pioneering work on national income?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 42

Monopoly means

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 43

Who introduced the silver coin called “Taka” or ‘Rupia’ ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 44

What is the International Date Line ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 45

The lines joining places experiencing a thunder stream at the same time is known as

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 46

When a metal is heated, its resistance

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 47

The resistance of a wire of length 20 cm is 5 Ω, it is stretched uniformly to a length of 40cm, The resistance now becomes

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 48

Which among the following is an air to ground missile ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 49

Which of the following countries is not a permanent member of UN Security Council?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 50

Which of the following is not a Navaratna PSU ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 51

The profit earned after selling an article for Rs. 878 is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for Rs. 636. What is the cost price of the article ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 51

Let the cost price of the article be x Rs. Profit earned by selling it at 878 = 878 - x

Loss incurred by selling the article for 636 = x - 636

But profit earned = loss incurred

So, 878 - x = x - 636

So, x = 757

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 52

The ages of Khushi and jagriti are in the ratio 5 : 8. After 8 years the the ratio of their ages will be 3 : 4. What is the difference in their ages ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 52

Let their ages be 5x and 8x. After 8 years, their ages are 5x + 8 and 8x + 8. But 5x+8:8x+8 = 3:4
Solving for x, we get x = 2
So, difference of ages = 8x - 5x = 3x = 6 years

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 53

In how many different ways can the letters of the word “PUNCTUAL” be arranged ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 53

There are 8 letters in PUNCTUAL of which 7 are unique. There are 2 Us. So, the number of ways they can be arranged = 8!/2! = 20160

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 54

Mohan decides to attend to some urgent work on a particular day in the month of August 2008. What is the probability that the day chosen by Mohan to attend to his work is a saturday ?

 

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 54

There are 31 days in August and there are 5 Saturdays in them.

So, the probability of working on a saturday=5/31

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 55

While selling a watch, a shopkeeper gives a discount of 15%. If he gives a discount of 20% he earns Rs.51 less a profit. What is the original price of the watch ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 55

let the marked price of the watch be MP. So the selling price = .85 MP

Profit = .85 MP - CP

If the discount = 20%, selling price = .8 MP

Profit = .8 MP - CP

But (.85MP - CP) - (.8MP - CP) = 51

So, .05 MP = 51

or MP = 1020

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 56

The length, breadth and height of a school auditorium are 10 m, 30 m and 10 m respectively. The density of air is 1.3 kg per cubic metre, the mass of their inside the auditorium is

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 56

Given, density of air=1.3 kg/m2

volume of the auditorium=l x b x h=3000m2

mass inside auditorium=density x volume=1.3 x 3000=3900 kg

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 57

The mushroom which we eat as vegetable is a/an

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 58

If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 300% and the denominator is increased by 500%, the resultant fraction is 5/12​. What was the original fraction ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 58

 

Let the original fraction be x/y. New fraction is 300% of numerator and 500% of denominator ie 3x/5y

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 59

12 men can do a piece of work in 10 days. How many men would be required to do the same work in 8 days ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 59

12 men can do a work in 10 days

How many men are needed to complete the work in 8 days

= 12 x 10 / 8 = 15

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 60

Monazite is an Ore of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 61

The god of the konark temple in Orissa is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 62

In the following the spice obtained from the root is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 63

The first Women Prime Minister in the world was

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 64

The model of DNA structure was founded by

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 65

Vitamin E is chiefly found in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 66

Which article of the Indian Constitution directs the State Government to form a Village Panchayat ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 67

Which of the following Grand Slams is played on grass courts ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 68

Which of the following medicines is used in the treatment of typhoid ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 69

Urea is a

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 70

Archipelago is a

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 71

For photosynthesis, energy is obtained from

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 72

We see sun before actual sunrise or after sunset due to

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 73

Who started the Saka Era ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 74

A sector of a circle subtending angle 36° has an area 3.85 cm^{2}cm2. The length of the arc is

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 75

The dimensions of energy are

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 76

The Vector quantity is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 77

The maximum number of electrons in the second orbit of an element is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 78

Saina Nehwal is related to Tennis

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 79

Dolomite is an Ore of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (kolkata) - 2008 - Question 80

The permeability in free space is equal to

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