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QUESTION: 1

Name the director of the film ‘Satya’

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QUESTION: 2

Which of the following is NOT a chemical change ?

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In the game of cricket, the two sets of wickets are

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The soil formed in the dry region of Rajasthan is

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QUESTION: 5

What does SSL stand for

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QUESTION: 6

The highest civilian award of India ‘Bharat Ratna’ has been awarded to

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QUESTION: 7

The first Indian to receive Noble Prize in Literature is

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QUESTION: 8

Who is the author of ‘The Three Musketeers’ ?

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QUESTION: 9

‘Safdar Hashmi’ is a name associated with

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QUESTION: 10

‘Tigerwood’ is

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QUESTION: 11

Which Guru started ‘Langar’ (Community Kitchen) ?

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QUESTION: 12

What is the name of ‘new administrative capital’ of Myanmar ?

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QUESTION: 13

Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the Gupta period ?

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QUESTION: 14

‘Harare is the capital of

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QUESTION: 15

The lead character in the film ‘The Bandit Queen’ has been played by

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QUESTION: 16

Who amongst the following is the ‘Governor’ of the Reserve Bank of India at present ?

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QUESTION: 17

Who directed the film ‘Sardar’ ?

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QUESTION: 18

The famous book ‘Anandmath’ has been authored by

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QUESTION: 19

Who among the following have NOT been the Union Finance Ministers of India ?

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QUESTION: 20

‘Silicon Valley’ is famous for

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QUESTION: 21

Who amongst the following was the President of Constituent Assembly ?

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QUESTION: 22

The Indian financial year begins on

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QUESTION: 23

The cheapest mode of transport in India is

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The cheapest mode of transport in India is

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QUESTION: 25

Commonwealth Games 2010 Anthem was

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QUESTION: 26

What was ‘Kamagata Maru’ ?

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QUESTION: 27

Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat ?

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QUESTION: 28

Which of the following is not written by Munshi Premchand ?

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QUESTION: 29

‘Bar’ is the unit of

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QUESTION: 30

‘Dandia’ is a popular dance of

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QUESTION: 31

The author of the play/book ‘Ratnawali’ is

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QUESTION: 32

This footballer was awarded the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’ Or on 9 January 2012 in Zurich. Identify the footballer.

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QUESTION: 33

Which famous movement did Mahatma Gandhi launch in August, 1942 ?

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QUESTION: 34

Who is the wife of ‘Ravana’ ?

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QUESTION: 35

Which one of the following became first state in India to offer Air taxi services ?

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QUESTION: 36

‘Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) was set up to help Emigrant Indian National Distress. Which one of the following ministries set up ICWF ?

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QUESTION: 37

UP state government banned the releases of Hindi film ‘Aarakshan’. The movie is directed by

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QUESTION: 38

Restoration work on which of the following tombs in New Delhi led to the discovery of the country’s oldest sunken garden ?

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QUESTION: 39

The ‘Rath Yatra’ at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity ?

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QUESTION: 40

Which is known as ‘Garden City of India’ ?

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QUESTION: 41

Which state or union territory has French as an official language ?

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QUESTION: 42

Which one of the following High Courts has the Territorial Jurisdiction over Andaman and Nicobar Islands ?

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QUESTION: 43

‘Sahitya Akademi’ is located at

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QUESTION: 44

In the epic Ramayana, which bird tried to prevent Ravana from carrying Sita away ?

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QUESTION: 45

The greeting ‘Jai Hind’ was started by which famous person ?

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QUESTION: 46

‘Thumba’ in Kerala is famous because-

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QUESTION: 47

‘Light year’ is related to

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QUESTION: 48

The capital of India was transferred from Kolkata to Delhi in

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QUESTION: 49

‘Oncology is the study of

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QUESTION: 50

Which of these places grow apples in abundance ?

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QUESTION: 51

‘Blaze Pascal’ is associated with

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QUESTION: 52

Which important human right is protected in Article 21 of the Constitution of India ?

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QUESTION: 53

Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India ?

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QUESTION: 54

What is the number of States in India

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QUESTION: 55

Which of the following four Vedas deals with magical formula and withcraft ?

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QUESTION: 56

Who among the following was endowed with special sight to narrat the wars to Dhritrashtra ?

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QUESTION: 57

Which of the following contains ’Gayatri Mantra’ ?

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QUESTION: 58

The first scholar to use Urdu as the medium of expression for poetry was

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QUESTION: 59

Yosuf Raza Gilani is--

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QUESTION: 60

The author of Harry Potter series is

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QUESTION: 61

Which of the following States has the least density of population ?

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QUESTION: 62

The song ‘Amaar Sonar Bangla’ composed during the Swadeshi Movement of India inspired the struggle for liberation of Bangladesh and its was adopted as National Anthem by Bangladesh. Who had composed this song ?

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QUESTION: 63

Which famous Sanskrit Scholar wrote the ‘Sacred Books of the East ?

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QUESTION: 64

Arthashastra is written by

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QUESTION: 65

Who was the first captain of Indian test cricket team ?

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QUESTION: 66

Who was the Mughal emperor to introduce the custom of ‘’Jharokha Darsan’’ ?

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QUESTION: 67

Which one of the following territories was NOT affected by the Revolt of 1857 ?

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QUESTION: 68

The present U.N. Secretary General is

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QUESTION: 69

Vitamin ‘A’ is necessary in our body for

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QUESTION: 70

Which one of the following monuments has a dome which is said to be one of the largest in the world ?

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QUESTION: 71

The Commerce Ministry has approved the proposal of a company to set up a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Identify the company

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QUESTION: 72

The Judge of High Court retire at the age of

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QUESTION: 73

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago visited India in January 2012. The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago is

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QUESTION: 74

‘Amir Khusro’ was the court poet of--

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QUESTION: 75

The Union Council of Ministers in India is responsible to

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QUESTION: 76

The World Future Energy Summit was organised in

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QUESTION: 77

The ‘Memogate Scandal’ is associated with which of the following countries ?

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QUESTION: 78

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan and International Association of Sanskrit studies jointly organised the 15th World Sanskrit Conference from 5 to 10 January 2012, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Where was the 14th World Sanskrit Conference held ?

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QUESTION: 79

The President of India can be impeached by

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QUESTION: 80

Planning Commission of India on 18 January 2012 approved Rudrasagar Development Scheme. The Scheme is located in

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QUESTION: 81

Who administers the oath of office to the President of India ?

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QUESTION: 82

‘Khalsa army’ was founded by

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QUESTION: 83

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on 11 january 2012 launched the signature tune of the Indian Customs Pragati ki Dhadkan in New Delhi. The signature tune was composed by which of the noted music directors ?

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QUESTION: 84

By default, your document print in ---- mode.

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QUESTION: 85

Which among the following commodities is transported in the greatest bulk by the Indian Railways ?

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QUESTION: 86

The word function that corrects text as you type is referred to as

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QUESTION: 87

‘Triveni’ (Trijunction of Ganga, Jamuna and Saraswathi) is in the city of

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QUESTION: 88

Which is the ‘largest archipelago’ in the world ?

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QUESTION: 89

Name the auto making company which launched three new variants of the Eon-D-Lite plus, Era plus and Magna plus in Indian market in January 2012.

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QUESTION: 90

Which company retained its top position in Interbrand’s list of the top 100 global brands in 2011 ?

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QUESTION: 91

He was conferred with the first SK Singh Award for excellence in the Indian Foreign Service on 6th January 2012. Identify the diplomat.

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QUESTION: 92

Which Ministry prepared draft policy seeking to increase private participation and opens the doors for foreign direct investors for expanding its network ?

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QUESTION: 93

Which one of the following state governments launched ‘Panch Parmeshwar Scheme’ ?

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QUESTION: 94

Which car took home the ‘crown of Indian car’ of the year in January 2012 ?

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QUESTION: 95

‘Kanyakumari’ is located in

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QUESTION: 96

A is brother of B, C is mother of A, D is father of C. What is D of B ?

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A is brother of B, C is mother of A, D is father of C. D is the grandfather of A as D is the father of C and C is the mother of A. Now since A is B's brother, D is also a grandfather of B.

QUESTION: 97

A is mother of B, C is sister of B. D is sister of A. What is C of A ?

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A is mother of B, C is sister of B. So A is the mother of C also. So, C is a daughter of A.

QUESTION: 98

A photograph shows Mr. A, Mr. B, Mrs. C and Mrs. D. Mrs. C and Mrs. D are sisters. Mr. A is husband of Mrs. C and Mr. B is husband of Mrs. D. What is Mr. A of Mr. B ?

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The wives of Mr. A and Mr. B are sisters. So, they are brothers in law.

QUESTION: 99

Red Fort : India : : Eiffel Tower : ?

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Red Fort is located in the country, India.Similarly, Eiffel Tower is located in France.

QUESTION: 100

Sheep : Lamb : : Butterfly : ?

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Lamb is the young one of sheep.Similarly, caterpillar is the young one of butterfly.

QUESTION: 101

Ornithology : Birds : : Zoology : ?

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Ornithology is the scientific study of birds.Similarly, zoology is the scientific study of animals.

QUESTION: 102

A pair of numbers is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

4132 : 32

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The number on the right is the last two digits of the number on the left.Thus, option A is the right choice

QUESTION: 103

A pair of numbers is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

1120 : 3360

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The number on the right is the number on the left multiplied by 3.Thus option B is the correct answer.

QUESTION: 104

A set of sequence is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

6503 : 6003, 7615 : 7115 and 8886 : ?

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6503 : 6003, 7615 : 7115 and 8886 :

the pattern is:

6503-500=6003

7615-500=7115

Similarly,

8886-500=8386

QUESTION: 105

A set of sequence is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

43BC : 44DE, 56LM : 57NO and 62PQ : ?

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Given, 43BC : 44DE, 56LM : 57NO

The number on the right is one added to the number on the left.The group of letters on the right immediately follows the group of letters on the left.

Thus, 62PQ=63RS

QUESTION: 106

A set of sequence is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

A45 : C54, P89 : R98 and J72 : ?

Solution:

In A45:C54, C->2nd to the right of A and 54->reverse of 45

Similarly in P89:R98, P->2nd to the right of A and 98->reverse of 89

L27 shows the same relation as above to J72.

QUESTION: 107

A set of sequence is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

A246 : Z642, B642 : Y246 and C243 : ?

Solution:

Given, A246 : Z642, B642 : Y246

The letter on the right is at the same position as the letter on the left but from the other end i.e A is 1st from the left end and Z is 1st from the right end.The number on the left is formed by switching the one's and hundred's place of the number on the left.

Thus, C243=X342

QUESTION: 108

A set of sequence is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

TU98 : UV97, JK93 : KL92 and PQ73 : ?

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The first letter on the right begins with the second letter of the left and the second letter on the right is just the succeeding letter.The number on the right is the number on the left minus one.Only option D satisfies the pattern.

QUESTION: 109

A set of sequence is given. Select the option which shows similar relationship.

7329 : 7300, 4132 : 4100 and 25126 : ?

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In the given sequence, the numbers on the right are the numbers on the left but with the last 2 digits replaced by zeroes.Choice C follows the same pattern.

QUESTION: 110

A pair of codes is given. Select the pair which shows the similar relationship that is shown by the given pair:

B992 : C993

Solution:

In the given pattern, the letter on the right is the next letter to the letter on the left and the number on the right is the number on the left plus 1.

Option D follows the same pattern.

QUESTION: 111

A pair of codes is given. Select the pair which shows the similar relationship that is shown by the given pair:

ABC29 : DEF28

Solution:

ABC29 : DEF28

the letters on the right are 3rd to the letters on the left at the same position and the number on the right is 1 less than the number on the left.

Option B follows the same pattern

QUESTION: 112

A pair of codes is given. Select the pair which shows the similar relationship that is shown by given pair:

A99 : B98

Solution:

In the given pattern, the letter on the right is the next letter to the one on the left and the number on the right is the number on the left minus 1.

Option D follows the same pattern.

QUESTION: 113

A pair of codes is given. Select the pair which shows the similar relationship that is shown by the given pair:

ABD : EFH

Solution:

ABD : EFH

E is fourth to the right of A.Similarly F and H are fourth to the right of B and D respectively.

Option B, LMO : PQS follows the same pattern.

QUESTION: 114

BDF : GHI

Solution:

G =5th to the right of B

H=4th to the right of D

I=3rd to the right of F

Option B, LNP:QRS follows the same relation.

QUESTION: 115

Look at the series : 22, 21, 23, 22, 24, 23 ….. what number should come next ?

Solution:

the sequence is an alternating sequence alternating between subtraction of 1 and addition of 2 and can be rewritten as

22,22-1,21+2,23-1,22+2,24-1 and the next in sequence is 23+2=25

QUESTION: 116

Look at the series: 5.2, 4.8, 4.4, 4, ………… what number should come next ?

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each term in the series is the previous term minus .4.

Thus, the next term is 4 - .4= 3.6

QUESTION: 117

How many 4’sare there in the following number - series which are preceded by 5 but NOT followed by 7 ?23423425473243192547547234529546

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There are 3 4s that are preceeded by 5s but are also followed by 7s. So, the answer is "none".

QUESTION: 118

If the following numbers are written in descending order then what will be the middle digit of the middle term ?

723, 789, 595, 659, 713, 785, 689

Solution:

the numbers arranged in descending order is:

789,785,723,713,689,659,595

the middle number is 713 whose middle digit is 1

QUESTION: 119

A man started walking from a point towards South. He turned right at right angles, then again right at right angles and then again right at right angles. In what direction was he ultimately walking ?

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After his first right turn, we would be facing West. After the second right turn, he would be facing North and after the third right turn, he would be facing East.

QUESTION: 120

If Shiva starts from point A and walk 5 miles towards East then turns left and walks 4 miles towards North, turns left again and walks 3 miles, in which direction is he going at the stop ?

Solution:

When he turns left when he is facing North, he turns towards West. Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.

QUESTION: 121

If + means -, - means x , x means ÷ and ÷ means +, then

12 x 4 ÷ 12 + 5 - 3 = ?

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QUESTION: 122

If + means ÷, ÷ means -, - means x and x means +, then

12+2 x 9 ÷ 4 = ?

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QUESTION: 123

If + means ÷ , ÷ means -, - means x and x means +, then

64 + 8 ÷ 6 - 4 x 2 = ?

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QUESTION: 124

Select the correct option :

1N9 2M8 3L7 4K6 ?

Solution:

The digits on the left end are in increasing order and the digits on the right end are in decreasing order.Also, the letter in the middle is the preceding letter to the one in the previous term.

Thus the next in series is 5J5.

QUESTION: 125

CMM, EOO, GQQ ……….. KUU

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The first letter in each term is separated from the first letter of the next term by two places in the alphabetical series. Similarly, the two repeating terms are also separated from the repeating terms of the next term by two places in the alphabetical series.

QUESTION: 126

There are 120 students in a class. If 30% of them are girls, what is the strength of the boys ?

Solution:

no of girls=30% of 120=36

no of boys=total students number of girls=120 - 36=84

QUESTION: 127

0.28 part of a window is painted black, 0.33 part is painted red. What is the percentage of the part of the window to be painted ?

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percent of window remaining to be painted=100%-(percent already painted)=(100-61)%=39%

QUESTION: 128

A person sold an article for 9,999 of which, the cost price 10,000. Calculate the percentage of loss incurred.

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QUESTION: 129

If A gets double the amount of B and B gets 1/3 the amount of C, what is the share of A, if the total amount is Rs. 3,000 ?

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A gets twice that of B and C gets three times that of B. So, if B gets x, A gets 2x and C gets 3x.

So, A's share = 2x * 3000/6x = 1000

QUESTION: 130

A and B got Rs. 4,000 each as their share and C. Rs. 2,000. The ratio in which C, B and A distributed the amount is

Solution:

C : B : A = 2000 : 4000 : 4000 = 1 : 2 : 2

QUESTION: 131

1/3 of the income of a person is spent over food, 1/2 towards loan. If the remaining amount is Rs. 2,000 calculate his income.

Solution:

percentage spent on food=33.33% of income

percentage spent on loan=50% of income

percentage remaining=(100-83.33)%=16.67% of income

given, remaining amount=2000=16.67% of income=1/6th of income

∴income=2000x6=12,000

QUESTION: 132

The sum of the ages of two different children is 30 years. After 5 years the age of one will become thrice the age of other. Find the age of the younger child now.

Solution:

Age of elder child=a

Age of younger child=b

Given, a + b= 30.....(1)

and a+5=3(b + 5)....(2)

On solving (1) and (2) we get b=5.

QUESTION: 133

A person purchased 15 pens and 30 books worth Rs. 825. If the cost of a book is double that of a pen, calculate the cost of the one book.

Solution:

given, 15p + 30b=825........(1)

& b=2p......(2)

on solving (1) and (2) we get b=22

QUESTION: 134

The average of age of father and mother is 45 years. If the age of daughter is included. The average of the three falls to 35. Find the age of daughter ?

Solution:

Given,

(f+m)/2=45

=>f+m=90......(1)

Similarly, f+m+d=105......(2)

Subracting (2) from (1) we get,

d=15

QUESTION: 135

The simple form of the following expanded form of number is

5.05 x 10^{4 }+ 8 x 10^{3 }+ 4 x 10

Solution:

5.05 x 10^{4 }= 50500....(1)

8 x 10^{3 }= 8000....(2)

4 x 10 = 40........(3)

adding (1), (2) & (3) we get 58540

QUESTION: 136

The simple form of the following expanded form of number is

9.099 x 10^{4}+2 x 10^{4}+1 x 10^{1 }+5 x 10^{0}

Solution:

9.099 * 10^{4} = 90990

2 * 10^{3} = 2000

1 * 10^{1} = 10

5 * 10^{0} = 5

Total sum = 93005.

QUESTION: 137

A rectangular plate of 12 cm breadth and 48 cm length is given. The number of biggest square plates that can be obtained is

Solution:

The biggest square possible is of side 12 as the smallest side is 12.

Thus no. of squares=(48 x 12)/(12 x 12)= 4

QUESTION: 138

9 : 25 : : 27 : ?

Solution:

9 has to be multiplied by 3 to get 27. Similarly, 25 multiplied by 3 equals 75.

QUESTION: 139

The missing term which makes the following a perfect square is

_____ - 48 pq + 36 q^{2}

Solution:

48p=2x(6q)x(4p)

thus if the unknown term is 4p^{2} we can use the formula (a-b)^{2} to simplify it.

∴ (4p)^{2} -48pq +36q^{2}

=(4p-6q)^{2} which is a perfect square.

Thus,16p^{2} is the missing term

QUESTION: 140

The missing term which makes the following a perfect square is

81 X^{2 } - 72 xy + ____

Solution:

(9x)^{2}-2×(9x)×(4y) + (4y)^{2}

=(9x-4y)^{2} which is a perfect square.

Thus, if the missing term is 16y^{2}, the expression will be a perfect square.

QUESTION: 141

The simple interest at the rate of 8% on the amount Rs. 20,000 for 3 months is

Solution:

S.I. = P x r x t/100 , t in years

=(20,000 x 8 x 3)/( 100 x 12)=400

QUESTION: 142

If a person draws an interest of 400 on the principal amount of Rs. 4,000 for two years, the percentage of interest is

Solution:

Simple Interest=Principal×time×rate/100

=> 400=4000×2×r/100

∴r=5

QUESTION: 143

If the discount at the rate of 8% comes to Rs. 2,000 for an article, what is its marked price ?

Solution:

discount=2000=8% of M.P

=>M.P=2000/.08=Rs. 25,000

QUESTION: 144

Selling price of an article was 1273 after allowing 5% discount. Its marked price is

Solution:

Marked price=Selling price+discount

MP=1273 + 5%MP

.95MP=1273

=>MP=1340

QUESTION: 145

5^{5 }÷ (5^{3 }x 2^{2}) is

Solution:

5^{4} / (5^{3} x 2^{2}) =5^{2}/2^{2}

=25/4=6.25

QUESTION: 146

2^{4} x 3^{4} x 8^{4} ÷ (2 x 3 x 8)^{3} is

Solution:

QUESTION: 147

What must be the height of the cylindrical vessel of cross sectional area 100 cm^{2} to contain 50 litres of water ?

Solution:

volume of vessel=ht x crosssectional area

=>ht=(50 x 10^{3})/100

=500cm=5m

QUESTION: 148

The length of a rectangle is twice that of its breadth. If its perimeter is 360 cm, calculate its area.

Solution:

l = 2b

Perimeter P = 2 (l + b) = 360 cms.

2 (2b + b) = 360 cms

b = 60 cms

l = 120 cms

Area = 120 * 60 = 7200 sq. cms

QUESTION: 149

Cost of an article was Rs. 1,200. If it is sold for Rs. 1,000. Calculate the percentage of loss incurred.

Solution:

Percentage of loss = (CP-SP)/CP = 200/1200 = 16.67%

QUESTION: 150

The side of the cube which can be hold 8 litres of water is

Solution:

1 litre = 1000 centimeter cube.

So, 8 litre = 8000 centimeter cube

Side = cuberoot (8000 centimeter cube) = 20 cms.

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