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

Four players- Ajay, Babu, Chandu and Devi- are camping at four separate campsites-E, F, G and H not necessarily in that order. The campsites are located on four separate Lakes- I, J, K and L not necessarily in that order - which are in four separate state Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Orissa and Punjab not necessarily in that order.
a: Babu is camping on lake K.
b: H’s campsite is on lake J, which is in Nagaland
c: The player in lake I, a native of Punjab camps only in that state
d: Devi is at campsite F
e: Ajay is camping in Orissa

Q. Where must Babu be camping ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 1

the above given information is summarized in the table below:

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

Four players- Ajay, Babu, Chandu and Devi- are camping at four separate campsites-E, F, G and H not necessarily in that order. The campsites are located on four separate Lakes- I, J, K and L not necessarily in that order - which are in four separate state Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Orissa and Punjab not necessarily in that order.
a: Babu is camping on lake K.
b: H’s campsite is on lake J, which is in Nagaland
c: The player in lake I, a native of Punjab camps only in that state
d: Devi is at campsite F
e: Ajay is camping in Orissa

Q. If you arrange the players on the basis of first letter of their names in alphabetical order, the corresponding correct order of states will be:

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

the above given information is summarized in the table below:

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

Four players- Ajay, Babu, Chandu and Devi- are camping at four separate campsites-E, F, G and H not necessarily in that order. The campsites are located on four separate Lakes- I, J, K and L not necessarily in that order - which are in four separate state Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Orissa and Punjab not necessarily in that order.
a: Babu is camping on lake K.
b: H’s campsite is on lake J, which is in Nagaland
c: The player in lake I, a native of Punjab camps only in that state
d: Devi is at campsite F
e: Ajay is camping in Orissa

Lake I is the site of :

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 3

the above given information is summarized in the table below:

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

Four players- Ajay, Babu, Chandu and Devi- are camping at four separate campsites-E, F, G and H not necessarily in that order. The campsites are located on four separate Lakes- I, J, K and L not necessarily in that order - which are in four separate state Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Orissa and Punjab not necessarily in that order.
a: Babu is camping on lake K.
b: H’s campsite is on lake J, which is in Nagaland
c: The player in lake I, a native of Punjab camps only in that state
d: Devi is at campsite F
e: Ajay is camping in Orissa

Q. Which statement is true of the lake L ?

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

the above given information is summarized in the table below:

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

Four players- Ajay, Babu, Chandu and Devi- are camping at four separate campsites-E, F, G and H not necessarily in that order. The campsites are located on four separate Lakes- I, J, K and L not necessarily in that order - which are in four separate state Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Orissa and Punjab not necessarily in that order.
a: Babu is camping on lake K.
b: H’s campsite is on lake J, which is in Nagaland
c: The player in lake I, a native of Punjab camps only in that state
d: Devi is at campsite F
e: Ajay is camping in Orissa

Q. Which of the following cannot be determined on the basis of the information given ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 5

the above given information is summarized in the table below:

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

In a projectile motion, the velocity:

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

A metal wire of length l and area of cross section A is subjected to a longitudinal force Mg. The wire elongates by a length l. If the Youngs Modulus of the material of the wire is Y, the work done by the external force is:

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

The angle of a prism is 60° and its refractive index is 1.5. There will be no emergent light if the angle of incidence on the first face is

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

The dimension of the ratio of angular to linear momentum is:

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

A car accelerate from rest at a constant rate α for some time after which it decelerate at a constant rate β to come to res. If the total time elapsed is 10 sec., then the maximum velocity reached is

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

The outer part of a railway track near the bend or a curve is generally raised:

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

The latitude difference between India and Pakistan for their Standard time is:

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

Find the incorrect one:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 13

Bel is used to measure the loudness of sound.Thus choice C is incorrect.

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

What is the control unit’s function in the CPU

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

The errors that can be pointed out by the compiler are:

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

One Gigabyte is approximately equal to :

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

Check the odd term out:

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

Conceptually, the circuitry of a central processing unit (CPU) can be subdivided into two major subunits. Which one of the following units would perform the required arithmetic and comparison operations ?

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

The format for storing digital audit in Multimedia application is :

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

A ‘’bug’’is a logical fault in a programming system which causes unexpected or undesirable results under certain conditions. During the life cycle of a software system, a bug can be:

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

UNIX is an example of:

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

The binary equivalent of 63 is:

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

Under Server and any Server can become what arrangement any computer can become computer ?

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

Which one of the is not an internal DOS command ?

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

Which of the following has the smallest storage capacity ?

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

What is the full form of the acronym VSAT ?

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

What is the name of the software that allows us to browse through web pages called ?

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

The Chief Central Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners shall be appointed bt:

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

No citizen shall, on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, descent, place of birth, residence or any of them, be ineligible for, or discriminated against in respect of any employment or office under the state. This right is guaranteed by the Constitution of India under:

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

The first trial run of Delhi Metro rail was done on:

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

How many deputy Prime Ministers have been appointed so far in history of free and independent India ?

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

The pattern of consumption of electricity in a home is as follows.

i.5 X 60 watt bulbs 5 hours a day

ii.5 X 60 watt fans 10 hours a day

iii.TV as required

If the consumptionin a month of 30 days is 195 the TV power consumption per day is:

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

In the diagram given below ‘D’ represents the depot and A, B, C are the retail outlets points such that the distance between ‘D’ and ‘A’ is 10 kms. ‘D’ and ‘B’ is 15 kms. and D and C is 20 kms. Distance from ‘A’ to ‘B’ is 5 kms and ‘B’ to ‘C’ is 7 kms. What is the saving in kms, if the route is optimised on any day and a vehicle has limit of 50 kms. per day and load wise it can pick up the the load of ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ in one loading:

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

normal route distance=2DA + 2DB + 2DC=90km

optimized route distance=DA + AB + BC + CD=42km

the saving in distance=90-42=48km

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

Kheri is due north of Rampur. Highway NH-1 runs 31C south of east from Kheri and highway SH-1 runs 44C north of east from Rampur. If NH-1 and SH-1 are straight, what is the measure of acute angle they form at the intersection ?

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

The acute angle at the intersection=x=180-(59+46)=75

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

Which one is not written by Munshi Prem Chand ?

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

If the price index for the year 2008 was 120 and for the year 2009 it is 130. The rate of inflation would be:

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

the rate of inflation = 

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

If the ath part of 49 is 7 and bth part of 63 is 9 and cth part of 112 is 16. Then which of the following is true:

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

Given,

a=7, b=7 and c=7

a x b x c=343

also, a=343

thus a x b x c = a3

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

Instructions-
In the following diagram, three classes of population are represented by three figures. The triangle represents the school teachers, the rectangle represents the married persons and the circle represents the person living in joint families.

Q. Married persons living in joint families but not working as school teachers are represented by:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 38

Married persons living in joint families but not working as school teachers are represented by the intersection of rectangle and circle but excluding the triangle i.e region D.Thus option B is correct.

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

Persons who lived in joint families, are unmarried and who do not work as school teachers are represented by:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 39

Persons who lived in joint families, are unmarried and who do not work as school teachers are represented by the region of circle which does not intersect with other figures which is region E.

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

Married teachers living in joint families are represented by:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 40

Married teachers living in joint families is found out by the intersection of the three regions.Thus, option A is correct.

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

My office is to the east of the bus stand while my residence is to the south of the bus stand. The market is to the north of my office. If the distance of the market from my office is the same as the distance from my residence to the bus stand, then in which direction is the market with respect to the bus stand ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 41

The market is to the north of the office. And the office is to the east of the Bus Stand. Hence the market is to the north east of the bus stand.

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

A farmer travelled a distance of 61 km. in a 9 hours. He travelled partly on foot at the rate of 4 km. per hour and partly on bicycle at the rate of 9 km. per hour. The distance travelled on foot is:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 42

If t is the time travelled on foot, then 9-t is the time taken on the bicycle.

The distance travelled on foot + the distance travelled on bicycle=total distance travelled

thus, 4t + (9-t)9=61 , distance travelled=Speed x time

On solving we get t=4

So the distance travelled on foot=4x4=16 km

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

In a wooden box, there are four red and four black balls. If two balls are taken out simultaneously at random, then the probability of both balls being red is:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 43

Probability of both balls being red = 4/8 x 3/7 = 3/14

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

A complete cycle of a traffic lights takes 60 seconds. During each cycle the light is green for 25 seconds, yellow for 5 seconds and red for 30 seconds. At a randomly chosen time, the probability that the light will not be green is:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 44

probability that the light is not green=probablity that the light is green or red=(30 +5)/60=7/12

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

The average score of three boys in Mathematics is 30. When the score of a fourth boy is added to the total score of the three boys, the average is lowered to 25, What is the score of the fourth boy ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 45

Sum of scores of the 3 boys=avg of scores of the 3 boys×no of boys=30×3=90
Sum of scores including the 4th boy=25×4=100
Thus, the score of the 4th boy=100-90=10

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

Instructions -

From among the five doctors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, four engineers G, H, K, L and six teachers M, N, O, P, Q and R, some teams are to be selected. Of these 1, 2, G, H, O, P, Q are females and the rest are males. The formation of teams is subject to the following conditions.

Wherever there is a male doctor, there will not be a female teacher. Wherever there is a male engineer, there will not be a female doctor. There shall not be more than two male teacher in any team.

Q. If the team consists of two doctors, two female teachers and two engineers, then all the following teams are possible except

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 46

Since female teachers are present there should not be any male doctors.Thus only female doctors should be present.Since female doctors are present, there should not be any male engineers.Thus, option A is wrong as male engineers are present.

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

Instructions -

From among the five doctors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, four engineers G, H, K, L and six teachers M, N, O, P, Q and R, some teams are to be selected. Of these 1, 2, G, H, O, P, Q are females and the rest are males. The formation of teams is subject to the following conditions.

Wherever there is a male doctor, there will not be a female teacher. Wherever there is a male engineer, there will not be a female doctor. There shall not be more than two male teacher in any team.

Q. If the team consists of two doctors, two female teachers and two engineers, then all the following teams are possible except

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 47

Since female teachers are present there should not be any male doctors.Thus only female doctors should be present.Since female doctors are present, there should not be any male engineers.Thus, option A is wrong as male engineers are present.

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

Instructions -

From among the five doctors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, four engineers G, H, K, L and six teachers M, N, O, P, Q and R, some teams are to be selected. Of these 1, 2, G, H, O, P, Q are females and the rest are males. The formation of teams is subject to the following conditions.

Wherever there is a male doctor, there will not be a female teacher. Wherever there is a male engineer, there will not be a female doctor. There shall not be more than two male teacher in any team.

Q. If the team consists of two doctors, three female teachers and two engineers, then the members of the team are:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 48

Since female teachers are present, there should not be any male doctors.Only option B satisfies this condition.

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

Instructions -

From among the five doctors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, four engineers G, H, K, L and six teachers M, N, O, P, Q and R, some teams are to be selected. Of these 1, 2, G, H, O, P, Q are females and the rest are males. The formation of teams is subject to the following conditions.

Wherever there is a male doctor, there will not be a female teacher. Wherever there is a male engineer, there will not be a female doctor. There shall not be more than two male teacher in any team.

Q. If the team consists of three doctors, two male engineers and two teachers, then the members of the team could be:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 49

Since 3 doctors are required there should be at least 1 male doctor(as female doctors only 2).Thus, according to the conditions given there should not be any female teachers.Options B, C and D violates this.Thus, option A is correct.

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

Instructions - 

Study the following information carefully and answer these questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, W and Z are seven students studying in three different institutes A, B and C. There are three girls among the seven students who study in each of the three institutes. Two of seven students study BCA, two study Medicine and one each studies Aviation Technology, Journalism and MBA.R studies in the same college as P who studies MBA in college B.No girl studies Journalism or MBA. T studies BCA in college C. S studies Journalism in the same college as Q. Neither R nor Z studies BCA. The girl who studies BCA does not study in college C.W and Z study in the same college and W is a guy.

Q. Which of the following pairs of students study BCA?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 50

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

Instructions - 

Study the following information carefully and answer these questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, W and Z are seven students studying in three different institutes A, B and C. There are three girls among the seven students who study in each of the three institutes. Two of seven students study BCA, two study Medicine and one each studies Aviation Technology, Journalism and MBA.R studies in the same college as P who studies MBA in college B.No girl studies Journalism or MBA. T studies BCA in college C. S studies Journalism in the same college as Q. Neither R nor Z studies BCA. The girl who studies BCA does not study in college C.W and Z study in the same college and W is a guy.

Q. In which college does Q study 

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

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

Instructions - 

Study the following information carefully and answer these questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, W and Z are seven students studying in three different institutes A, B and C. There are three girls among the seven students who study in each of the three institutes. Two of seven students study BCA, two study Medicine and one each studies Aviation Technology, Journalism and MBA.R studies in the same college as P who studies MBA in college B.No girl studies Journalism or MBA. T studies BCA in college C. S studies Journalism in the same college as Q. Neither R nor Z studies BCA. The girl who studies BCA does not study in college C.W and Z study in the same college and W is a guy.

Q. In which of the college do three of them study ?

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

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

Instructions - 

Study the following information carefully and answer these questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, W and Z are seven students studying in three different institutes A, B and C. There are three girls among the seven students who study in each of the three institutes. Two of seven students study BCA, two study Medicine and one each studies Aviation Technology, Journalism and MBA.R studies in the same college as P who studies MBA in college B.No girl studies Journalism or MBA. T studies BCA in college C. S studies Journalism in the same college as Q. Neither R nor Z studies BCA. The girl who studies BCA does not study in college C.W and Z study in the same college and W is a guy.

Q. What is the college of Z ?

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

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

Instructions - 

Study the following information carefully and answer these questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, W and Z are seven students studying in three different institutes A, B and C. There are three girls among the seven students who study in each of the three institutes. Two of seven students study BCA, two study Medicine and one each studies Aviation Technology, Journalism and MBA.R studies in the same college as P who studies MBA in college B.No girl studies Journalism or MBA. T studies BCA in college C. S studies Journalism in the same college as Q. Neither R nor Z studies BCA. The girl who studies BCA does not study in college C.W and Z study in the same college and W is a guy.

Q. Which of the following three represent girls 

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

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

Alka, Sudha and Shailja had amounts in the ratio of 3:4:5 respectively. Each of them got an additional amount of Rs. 8,000 and the ratio of amounts became 4:5:6 respectively. What was the amount Shailja had originally ?

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

Let the amounts of Alka, Sudha and Shailja be 3x,4x and 5x respectively.

When 8000 is added, let their amounts be 4k,5k and 6k respectively.

3x + 8000=4k....(1)

4x + 8000=5k....(2)

5x + 8000=6k....(3)

On solving we get x=8000 and k=8000

Thus, Shailja's amount=5 x 8000=Rs.40,000

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

In each of the following number series, a wrong number is given, find out the number.

2160, 360, 69, 18, 6, 3

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

the series is as follows:

360=2160/6

72=360/5

18=72/4

6=18/3

3=6/2

Thus 69 is not part of the series.

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

In each of the following number series, a wrong number is given, find out the number.

7, 8, 18, 57, 228, 1165, 6996

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 57

The series can be rewritten as:

7, 7x1 + 1=8, 8x2 +2=18, 18x3 +3=57, 57x4 +4=232, 232x5 + 5=1165

=> 228 is not present in the series and is the wrong one.

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

In each castle, there is provision of food for 150 men for 50 days. After 20 days 50 men leave the castle. The remaining food will last for:

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

Let the quantum of food be 1500 units.

Food lasts for 50 days for 150 men.

After 20 days, 2/5th of the food is over.

So, units of food left = 900

1500 units 50days 150 men

900units ?days 100 men

? = 900/1500x50x 150/100 = 45 days

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

If the perimeter of the rectangular garden is 1200 metres and the ratio of width to length is 3:5 then its length in metres will be:

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

Let the width be 3x and length be 5x

Perimeter = 16x

But 16x = 1200

So x = 1200/16 = 75

length = 5x = 5*75 = 375

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

In the following question, a number series is given. After the series a number is given followed by a, b, c, d and e. You have to complete the series starting with the given number, following the sequence of original series and answer the question that follows the series.
105 53 27 14 7.5 4.25
85 a b c d e

Q. What will come in place of (c) ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 60

The series involves adding one to every number and dividing it by 2.

So, (85 + 1)/2 = 43

(43 + 1)/2 = 22

(22+1)/2 = 11.5

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

CD-ROM is a:

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

Dot-matrix is a type of:

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

WWW stands for

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

Which of the following is not a web browser ?

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

Modem stan for:

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

Turpentine oil is obtained from:

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

Study of soil is called:

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

Which part of plant respires ?

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

A decibel is:

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

The Council of Ministers of Indian Union is collectively responsible to the:

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

The main constituent of honey is:

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

In the context of human physiology, antibodies are:

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

Which of the following human hormones are contains iodine ?

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

When it is 12:00 noon is India, the time in San Francisco (USA), would be close to:

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

Who among the following was the first lady Prime Minister in the World ?

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

The Mountains Pass Nathu-La is located in:

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

If in the English alphabet (given in bracket) every fourth letter is replaced by the symbol (*), which of the following would be seventh to the letter of the fourteenth element from the left ?
(A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 77

Replacing every 4th element with (*) we can rewrite the English alphabet as

ABC*EFG*IJK*MNO*QRS*UVW*YZ

!4th element is R.7th to the left of the R is G.

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

12 year old Mahesh is three times as old as his brother Ramesh. How old will Mahesh be when he is twice as old as Ramesh ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 78

age of Mahesh=12

Given, Mahesh is 3 times as old as Ramesh.

So age of Ramesh is=4

From options, we can see that when we put Mahesh's age to be 16, we get the age Ramesh to be 8.

∴ when Mahesh is 16 his age is twice that of Ramesh.

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

In a class of 72 children, children are seated in rows and columns in such a way that the number of children in each row is 12.5% more than the number of children in each column. How many children are there in each row ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 79

let the number of children in each column be x.Thus, the number of children in each row is 1.125

given, total number of children=72=x(1.125x)

∴x=8.

thus, number of children in a row=1.125x=9

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

Mr. Agarwal gave 30% of his money to his wife, half of the remaining to his daughter and the rest was to be distributed among his five sons equally. If each son received Rs. 14,000, what was the total amount he had ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 80

Let x be the total amount with Mr.Agarwal

money given to his wife=30% of x

money given to his daughter=35% of x

money given to each son=(35/5)% of x=7% of x

given, 7% of x=14,000

=>x=Rs.2,00,000

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 81

How much time will a 270 metre long train running at a speed of 360 metre/sec take to cross a platform of equal length ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 81

time=distance/speed=540/360= 1.5 s

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 82

In the following options pick the correctly spelt word.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 82

Typhoid is a bacterial infection.Words in option B, C and D are all meaningless.So option A is correct.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 83

In the following options pick the correctly spelt word.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 83

A Stretcher is a device like a cot which is used for carrying sick people. Thus option B has the word which is correctly spelt.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 84

In the following questions choose the meaning that best suits the given word.Fiscal

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 84

fiscal means relating to government tax or revenue.So option D is correct.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 85

In the following questions choose the meaning that best suits the given word.

Jeopardy

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 85

Jeopardy means to be in danger.So option A is correct.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 86

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blanks to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

He is an ________ of high character. He is honest and truthful.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 86

Embodiment is someone that is the best representation of a particular quality.Here the person is a man possessing high character.Thus, embodiment is the apt choice.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 87

____ shortcomings of other should be forgiven and forgetten.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 87

The blank requires a word that describes the type of fault that should be forgiven.Petty means trivial and is the aptest choice.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 88

I am _________ over the joy and excitement while writting this letter to you.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 88

The blank requires a word that describes the extent of joy.Brimming means overflowing and is the apt word for the blank.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 89

Instructions - Against each key word are given four suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

‘’Insolent’’

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 89

Insolent means disrespectful and courteous means polite.Thus, D is the opposite of the given word.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 90

Instructions - Against each key word are given four suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

‘’Jittery’’

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Kolkata) - 2008 - Question 90

Jittery means nervous and bold means confident.Thus choice A is correct.

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