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QUESTION: 1

Choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

CHIDE

Solution:

Chide means to express disapproval and praise means to show approval of the achievements.Thus, option A is correct.

QUESTION: 2

Choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

ENDEARING

Solution:

Endearing describes a lovable person and Odious is used to describe a person who is repulsive.An irritating person does not necessarily have to be an unlikable person.Thus, choice B is more appropriate.

QUESTION: 3

Choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

BOISTEROUS

Solution:

Boisterous means energetic the opposite of which is calm.Thus, option D is correct.

QUESTION: 4

Choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

BESTOW

Solution:

Bestow means to present, the opposite of which is take away. Thus, option D is correct.

QUESTION: 5

Choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

PERENNIAL

Solution:

Perennial means lasting for a long time.The meaning of perishable is likely to decay or go bad quickly.Thus, perishable is the antonym of perennial and D is the correct option.

QUESTION: 6

Fill in the blanks with appropriate word.

Fate smiled ……… him in all his ventures.

Solution:

Between on and upon, on is used more in informal situations. Thus, on is more suitable here

QUESTION: 7

Fill in the blanks with appropriate word.

It is difficult for me to part …….. my belongings.

Solution:

With is the most appropriate preposition for the given blank.

QUESTION: 8

Fill in the blanks with appropriate word.

You cannot deprive him …….. his right.

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The preposition "of" is the most appropriate for the blank.

QUESTION: 9

Fill in the blanks with appropriate word.

Hard work his taken toll ………. his health.

Solution:

Upon and on are both suitable here.But "upon" is used in more formal cases, thus "on" is preferred here.

QUESTION: 10

Fill in the blanks with appropriate word.

We must always try to live life ………. dignity.

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with means "having" which is the most appropriate preposition for the blank.

QUESTION: 11

The blood pressure of a normal person is:

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QUESTION: 12

Colour blindness is related to

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QUESTION: 13

In simple harmonic motion, what remains constant?

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QUESTION: 14

When a glass is rubbed by a silken cloth, the rod acquires

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QUESTION: 15

The velocity of sound does not depend on

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QUESTION: 16

The ultrasonic sound can be heard by

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QUESTION: 17

Which of the following is not a hormone?

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QUESTION: 18

The longest among the following dams is

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QUESTION: 19

Milind panho is a

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QUESTION: 20

Which of the following invented Algebra?

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QUESTION: 21

A mega city has a minimum population of

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QUESTION: 22

The language of chola rulers was:

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QUESTION: 23

Gandhiji started march to Dandi from

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QUESTION: 24

Which the following rivers pass through valley?

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QUESTION: 25

The sex ratio is the highest in:

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QUESTION: 26

The post of collector in india was created in:

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QUESTION: 27

Who defeated the Marathas in the third battle of panipat ?

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QUESTION: 28

The people of indus valley civilization worshipped:

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QUESTION: 29

Ashoka was related to:

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QUESTION: 30

The number of puranas is

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QUESTION: 31

The first animal domesticated by Neolithic people was:

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QUESTION: 32

In the vedic age:

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QUESTION: 33

Which of the following is wrongly matched ?

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QUESTION: 34

Name the persian version of the mahabharata, translated during Akbar’s reign:

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QUESTION: 35

The marathas were defeated in the Anglo-Maratha wars due to:

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QUESTION: 36

Which of the following Acts delegated the power of framing laws to the council of the Governor general?

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QUESTION: 37

Who was the founder of Darpan?

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QUESTION: 38

The single biggest item of british capital investment in india was/were:

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QUESTION: 39

The first weekly paper published by the Indian National Congress in 1889, was:

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QUESTION: 40

Lala Lajpat Rai suffered fatal injuries during the demonstration against the:

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QUESTION: 41

The only annual session of the congress presided over by Gandhiji was:

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QUESTION: 42

Habeas Corpus means:

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QUESTION: 43

Mixed economy envisages:

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QUESTION: 44

Which one of the following is correctly matched?

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QUESTION: 45

The important objectives of the development of cooperative sector are:

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QUESTION: 46

Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was established in

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QUESTION: 47

Subsides means:

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QUESTION: 48

Which one of the following will directly increase the GNP?

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QUESTION: 49

Who wrote a book describing the theory of economic drain of India during British rule?

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QUESTION: 50

As per 2001 census the state having highest urban population is:

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QUESTION: 51

How would you describe the Indian constitution?

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QUESTION: 52

Who is competent to amend the fundamental rights?

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QUESTION: 53

Name the Canal that Joins the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea:

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QUESTION: 54

Amongst the following Indian states which one has the minimum total forest cover?

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QUESTION: 55

Which one among the following languages has largest number of speakers in the world?

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QUESTION: 56

The great Asian river Mekong does not run through:

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QUESTION: 57

In March-April, 2009 India defeated New Zealand in test cricket match series. The victory came after how many years?

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QUESTION: 58

Who among the following is the winner of Miss India world wide 2009?

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QUESTION: 59

8th march is celebrated as:

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QUESTION: 60

In IPL-2 version of cricket, the Australian Shane Warne was the captain of which team?

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QUESTION: 61

In Lok Sabha the number of seats is:

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QUESTION: 62

Who is the benefited from inflation:

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QUESTION: 63

Jyoti Randhawa is associated to which sport?

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QUESTION: 64

Who is the writer of book ‘Conquest of self’?

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QUESTION: 65

When is the world Environmental day observed?

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QUESTION: 66

Chandrayaan-1, Indian moon Mission, was launched on:

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QUESTION: 67

Who among the following controls/supervises the Consolidated Fund of India?

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QUESTION: 68

Who has defined the office of Profit ?

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QUESTION: 69

Which of the following is not a constitutional arrangement?

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QUESTION: 70

Partition of Bengal was done during the period of:

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QUESTION: 71

(7857 + 3596 + 4123) ÷ 96=?

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7857 + 3596 + 4123 = 1557615576 / 96 = 162.25

QUESTION: 72

741560 + 935416 + 1143 + 17364 =?

Solution:

741560 + 935416 = 1676976

1143 + 17364=18507

So, the total sum = 1676976 + 18507 = 1695483

QUESTION: 73

36% of 4800 x 0.2% of 1320 =?

Solution:

36% of 4800 = 1728

.2% of 1320 = 2.64

So, 36% of 4800 * .2% of 1320 = 1728 *2.64 = 4561.92

QUESTION: 74

Ramana’s salary is decreased by 10%. By what percent his decreased salary be raised to have the original salary?

Solution:

Let his original salary be 100 Rs.

Decreased salary = 100 - 10% = 90 Rs.

Amount to be increased = 10 RS

Percentage = 10*100/90 = 11 11/9%

QUESTION: 75

To get 35% a number, the number should be multiplied by

Solution:

7/20 = 35%

So, to get 35% of a number, it needs to be multiplied by 7/20

QUESTION: 76

The number whose 20% is 10 is

Solution:

Let the number be N

20% of N = 10

So, N = 10/20% = 10 x 5 = 50

QUESTION: 77

A sum doubles in 20 years. How long will it take to become 8 times the original amount?

Solution:

The sum doubles every twenty years. So, it becomes 4 times in 40 years and 8 times in 60 years.

QUESTION: 78

The sum of two numbers is 100 and their difference is 50. The ratio of these numbers is:

Solution:

x + y = 100

x - y = 50

So, x = 75 and y = 25

Ratio = 3:1

QUESTION: 79

The population of a town increases at 10% per annum. If the present population is 160000, what will be the population after 4 years?

Solution:

The rate of growth of the population = 10%

Population of the town = 160000

So population after 4 years = 1.1 x 1.1 x1.1 x 1.1 times 1,60,000

= 2.34 lakhs

QUESTION: 80

The ratio of the volumes of two cubes is 1 : 27. The ratio of other surface areas will be

Solution:

Volume of cube = s^{3}

Area of the cube = 6 x s^{2}

So, if the volume is in the ratio of 1:27, the sides are in the ratio of 1:3 and hence the areas are in the ratio of 1:9

QUESTION: 81

The simple interest on a certain sum at the rate of 4% per annum in 4 years is Rs. 80 more than the simple interest on the same sum at 5% per annum after 3 years. The sum is

Solution:

Let the principal be P

SI = P xT x R/100

difference = P x 4 x 4 /100 - P x 5 x 3/100

= 16P/100 - 15P/100 = 80

P = 8000 Rs.

QUESTION: 82

At what rate of compound interest a sum will be 25/16 times of itself in 2 years?

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QUESTION: 83

In an examination, a student gets 20% of total marks and fails by 30 marks. Another student gets 32% of total marks which is more than the minimum pass marks by 42 marks. The pass percentage is

Solution:

Let the total marks be x

and pass marks be z

So, x * 20% = z - 30

x * 32% = z + 42

Implies, x * 12% = 72 or x = 600

z = 150

The required ratio = 150/600 = 25%

QUESTION: 84

A particle is thrown upwards at the velocity of 39.2 m/sec. Time to reach the highest point is

Solution:

initial velocity=u= 39.2 m/s

final velocity=v= 0 m/s

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

We know that, v = u + gt

On substituting the above values, we get

t=4 s

QUESTION: 85

If the interest is compounded annually and the compound interest after 3 years at 10% per annum on a sum is Rs. 331, the principal is

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QUESTION: 86

A shopkeeper earns 20% by allowing a discount of 10% on the marked price of an article. An article is marked at Rs. 280, its actual price is

Solution:

Let the cost of the article be x Rs.

Selling price = 1.2 x

But 1.2 x = 280 * .9

So, x = 280 * .9/1.2 = 210 Rs.

QUESTION: 87

Ram bought 1600 eggs at the rate of Rs.3.75 per dozen. He sold 900 of them at 2 eggs for Re 1 and the remaining at 5 eggs for Rs. 2. Find his loss or gain percent.

Solution:

Cost price of the eggs = 3.75 x 1600/ 12 = 500 Rs.

Selling Price = 900 eggs x 1/2 + 700 x 2/5 = 450 + 280 = 730 Rs

Profit % = (730 - 500)/500 = 230/500 = 46%

QUESTION: 88

In an election a candidate gets 40% of votes polled and is defeated by the winning candidate by 298 votes. Find the total number of votes polled.

Solution:

There is an assumption in the question that there are only two candidates participating in the election. One candidate got 40% votes and the other candidate got 60% votes. The difference is 20% votes which are 298. If 298 votes are 20%, 100% is how much.

= 298/20% = 1490

QUESTION: 89

Two numbers are less than the third number by 30% and 37% respectively. By what percent is the second number less than the first number?

Solution:

Let the third number be x. So, the first number is .7x

The second number is .63x

So, the second number is less than the first number by .7 ie 10% of the first number

QUESTION: 90

A man goes from A to B At the speed of 5 kmph and returns from B to A at 4 kmph. His average speed during the whole journey is

Solution:

Let the distance between A and B be d

Time taken for travel from A to B is d/5

Time taken for travel from B to A is d/4

Average speed = total distance/ total time = 40/9

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