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RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 1

For the following questions answer them individually

Q. Who completed the construction of the Kutub Minar ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 2

Who built the Red Fort ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 3

The Largest port is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 4

Which ruler started the first coins of gold ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 5

Who dethroned the Mauryan dynasty ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 6

Dinar is the currency of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 7

During whose rule was Guru Arjun Dev hanged ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 8

The tomb of Humayun is located in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 9

Which of the following is called the mad emperor ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 10

Which of the following is not found in the atmosphere ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 11

Which of the following crops does need water during sowing it ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 12

Which of the following is called a blood bank ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 13

Which of the following gases is used to fill the tyres of aeroplanes ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 14

Which of the following is a vector Quantity ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 15

The boy was (1)/ electrocuted when he (2) / wanders into (3)/ a railway track (4).
Out of the four parts (1),(2),(3) and (4) which is incorrect ?

 

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 15

The tense in the sentence should be uniform. The sentence starts with past tense "was electrocuted". So, the latter part should be "wandered"

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 16

The chemical name of washing soda is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 17

Which ruler died while coming down the ladders ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 18

The poet Kalidas was contemporary of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 19

During which Mughal emperor the art of painting achieved the Zenith?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 20

Match the following

List-I List-II
A: Dynamite i: F.C. Hopkins
B: Electrolysis ii: Thomas Edison
C: Gramophone iii: Faraday
D: Vitamin D iv: Alfred Nobel

Codes:
A B C D

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 21

The percentage of which gas is maximum in the atmosphere ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 22

Which Sultan built Alai Darwaza ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 23

Which of the following is not true ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 24

Which region of today is Satvahan Empire related to ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 25

Plasmodium causes

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 26

The number of Islands in Indonesia is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 27

Which of the following is not the name of a model of car ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 28

First Muslim invader who came to India in 712, was

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 29

Solder is an alloy of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 30

Which of the following is an inert gas ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 31

Demand of good grains is generally ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 32

Indian Administrative Service was started during the rule of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 33

Who started Zabti system ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 34

The charminar built by Auli Kutubshahi is situated in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 35

One horned Rhinoceros is found in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 36

The Indus Valley people venrated the

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 37

Ordinance issued by Governor is passed by the approval of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 38

Which colour of light has the largest wave length ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 39

Which of the following is called ‘Land of Thousand Snakes’ ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 40

Tritium is an isotope of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 41

The process of manufacturing of soap is called

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 42

Fathometer measures

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 43

National Defence Academy is located in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 44

The last ruler of Bahmani Kingdom was

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 45

The Ruins of the Vijayanagar empire exist in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 46

Chauri-chora incident is related to

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 47

Which of the following is the oldest dynasty of India ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 48

The writer of ‘Pahla Girmitia’ awarded with Vyas Samman is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 49

Lala Lajpat Rai was opposing against - while he become the victim of police atrocities ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 50

Which type of agriculture in India is called eco - friendly ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 51

Who was the founder of Praja Samjavadi party ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 52

Which indian nationalist leader saw the war of Germany and Britain as an God-gifted opportunity to take advantage against the colonial rule ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 53

Which is the chief cash crop of ‘Tamil Nadu’ ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 54

Find the next number in the following number series. 3,5,10,17,29,48 …………

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 54

The difference between the numbers is 2, 5, 7, 12, 19, etc

These numbers are in a sequence. The sum of the first two numbers forms the third number. The sum of the second and third is the fourth number and so on. So, the next number is 31.

So the next number in the actual sequence is 31 + 48 = 79.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 55

Who gives the advice to the president ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 56

Gold mines in addition to Kollar are located in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 57

The first fertilizer plant of India is in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 58

Under which article two Anglo Indians are nominated in the House of People ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 59

The justice of supreme court retires at the age of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 60

Total number if nominations made in the Loksabha and the Rajya Sabha by president is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 61

The only president of India was elected unopposed was

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 62

Who addresses the joint sitting of parliament ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 63

The tenure of Rajya Sabha member is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 64

Which of the following is not a process to achieve Indian Citizenship ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 65

Which of the following is not included in the current list ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 66

The final authority with regard to passage of a money bill rests with

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 67

The practice of ‘zero hour intervention’ in parliament originated in India in ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 68

Who manages the election of panchayats ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 69

Who is called Bismark of India ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 70

Who is called Bismark of India ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 71

In a certain code language, DIRECT is written as EHSDDS, then PLAYER will be written as

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 71

The code uses the letter after for the odd letters and the letter before for the even letters in the given word. Hence PLAYER is written as QKBXFO. Hence option B is the correct answer.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 72

If ‘orange’ means ‘butter’, ‘butter’ means ‘soap’, ‘soap’ means ‘ink’, ‘ink’ means ‘honey’, and ‘honey’ means ‘orange’, then which is used to wash clothes?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 72

We use soap to wash clothes. And butter means soap. So, the answer is D.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 73

If the following numbers are arranged in descending order; the middle digit of the middle number will be687, 692, 598, 482, 767

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 73

When arranged in the descending order the numbers are as follows:

767, 692, 687, 598, 482

So, the middle digit of the middle number is 8.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 74

While introducing a man to her husband, a woman says, ‘the father of his brother is the only grandson of my grandfather.' How is the woman related to the man ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 74

let the man's father be F.Given, the father of his brother i.e F is the woman's grandfather's grandson=>F is the woman's brother.

∴ the woman is the man's aunt.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 75

In the English alphabets, which letter comes in the right middle of D and N ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 75

D is the 4th letter in the alphabetical series. N is the 14th letter. So, the letter that comes in between the two of them is the 9th letter ie I.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 76

Bees and houseflies are related to the group

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 77

Choose the odd one in the following

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 77

Only 9 is the composite number in the given list. Others are all prime numbers.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 78

The first grand slam tennis tournament of the year is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 79

At Kelvin scale, the normal temperature of human body is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 80

The monopolistic rule of East India Company was brought under the direct control of British Empire in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 81

Which type of economy exists in India ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 82

National Stock Exchange is located in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 83

Which of the following pollutes the air of big cities ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 84

What is zero hour ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 85

The session of parliament is called …… (minimum) in a year

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 86

Golda Meir was the woman Prime minister of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 87

How many members are nominated by the president for the council of states ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 88

Magellan Strait is located between/at

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 89

Who was the founder of the ‘Satya Shodhak Samaj’ ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 90

Which of the following does not touch the boundary of Myanmar ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 91

Which of the following rivers does not fall into Bay of Bengal ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 92

Pitty and Organic soils are found in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 93

The highest peak of South India is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 94

If the length of a simple pendulum is doubled, its time period will

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 95

Which of the following reacts Sharply with oxygen ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 96

For the Implantation of Ovum in the ovaries, the hormone produced is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 97

In human body the ratio of red blood corpuscles and white blood corpuscles is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 98

One of the digestive juices that lacks enzymes but aids digestion is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 99

Which of the following planets has been named after the Roman Goddess of Love?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 100

The Swine Flu virus is denoted by

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 101

Parliamentary elections in India were not held in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 102

Ghumar is a folk dance of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 103

National Metallurgical Laboratory is located in

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 104

he Language of the Union Territory of Lakshadwip is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 105

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2004 was given to

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 106

Echo is heard when the reflecting surface is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 107

The substance coated on plastic tape recorder tapes is

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 108

Dronacharya Award is presented to a

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 109

A Bond with the Mountains’ is a collection of Short Stories by

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 110

Which country patented its famous Automatic Rifle Kalashnikov

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 111

How many sovereign countries are members of the United Nations

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 112

Who received one of Pakistan’s highest civilian award Nishan-e-Imtiaz for his extraordinary contribution in the field of art ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 113

The book “The Insider” is written by

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 114

Which of the following is not related to vitamin “B” complex group ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 115

Bhatnagar Award is given for significant contribution in the field of

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 116

Prambikulam Dam has been an issue of dispute between

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 117

India’s maximum tax revenue comes from

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 118

Thomas cup is associated with

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 119

Who wrote the book, Never Gandhi Not Again ?

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 120

The cost price of 18 articles is equal to the selling price of 15 articles. The gain percent is

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 120

Let CP and SP be the cost price and selling price respectively of 1 article.

Given, 15SP=18CP

15SP=15CP +3CP

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 121

12 copies of a book were sold for Rs. 1800, thereby gaining the cost price of 3 copies. The cost price of a copy is

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 121

SP of 12 books=1800

SP=CP + Profit

Given, Profit of 12 books=3CP

∴1800=12CP + 3CP

15CP=1800

CP=120

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 122

A sum of money was invested at a certain rate for 2 years. Had it been invested at 3% higher rate of interest, it would have fetched Rs. 450 more. The sum invested was:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 122

Let xx be the sum of money invested at simple interest and rr be the rate of interest.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 123

A sum of money put out at compound interest amounts to Rs. 16900 in 2 years and to Rs. 17576 in 3 years. Find the rate of interest per annum.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 123

Let x be the principal amount and r be the compound interest.

Thus the interest is 4%.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 124

On what sum of money will the for 3 years at 5% per annum to Rs. 630.50.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 124

P (1 + .05) ^ {3}P(1+.05)3 - P= 630.5

Solving for P, we get P = 4000

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 125

A sum of Rs. 625 is made up of 80 currency notes which are of either Rs. 10 or Rs. 5 denomination. The number of Rs. 10 notes are

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 125

Let there be x 10 rupee notes in the sum. The number of 5 rupee notes = 80 - x

The sum = 10x + (80 - x)* 5 = 625

So, x = 45

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 126

A certain job was assigned to a group of men to do in 20 days. But 12 men did not turn up for the job and the remaining men did the job in 32 days. The original number of men in the group was

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 126

Let there be x men initially. They were supposed to complete the work in 20 days.

When 12 men didn't show up the work was done in 32 days

So, x- 12 men did the work in 32 days

But x-12 men were supposed to take 20x/ (x-12) days

So, 20 x/ (x-12) = 32

so,

x = 32

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 127

A certain number of men can do a work in 60 days. If there were 8 men more it could be finished in 10 days less. How many men were there in the beginning ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 127

Let there be m men originally to work in 60 days

If the men were m + 8, the work would be completed in 50 days.

(m+8)/m = 60/50

So, m = 40

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 128

12 men and 18 boys working 7\frac{1}{2}721​ hours a day can do a certain work in 60 days. If one man works equal to 2 boys. Then the number of boys required to help 21 men to do twice the work in 50 days, working 9 hours a day, will be

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 128

2 boys = 1 man

So, 21 men can do work W is 60 days working 7.5 hours per day.

to do 2W, 42 men are needed.

To do the job in 50 days, 60 x 42 / 50 men are needed.

To do the job working 9 hours a day, 7.5/9 x 60 x42/50 men are needed

= 42 men

We only have 21 men so, we get 42 extra boys to get the work needed for the 21 extra men.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 129

The average expenditure of a man for the first five months is Rs. 1200 and for the next seven months is Rs. 1300. Find his monthly average income if he saves Rs. 2900 during the year ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 129

Let his monthly salary be x rupees.

So, 5 (x - 1200) + 7 (x-1300) = 2900

12x - 6000 - 9100 = 2900

So, x = 18000/12 = 1500

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 130

The average temperature for monday, Tuesday and wednesday was 40°C. The average for Tuesday, wednesday and Thursday was 41°C. If on Thursday temperature is 45°C, What was it on monday ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 130

Total temperature for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday = 40 x 3 + 45 = 165 C

Total for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday = 41 x 3 = 123 C

So,

Temperature for Monday = 165 - 123 = 42 C

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 131

Of the three numbers, second is twice the first and is also thrice the third. If the average of the three numbers is 44, the largest number is

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 131

Let the first number be 3x. Second number is 6x. Third number is 2x.

So average = (2x + 3x + 6x)/3 = 11x/3

But 11x/3 = 44

So, x = 12

6x = 72

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 132

Of the three numbers whose average is 60, the first is one fourth of the sum of the others, The first number is

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 132

The average of the three numbers is 60

The first number is one fourths of the sum of the others.

or 4p = q + r

\frac {p + q + r}{3}3p+q+r​ = 60

So, 5p/3 = 60

p = 180/5 = 36

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 133

The average age of a family of 5 members is 24 years. If the age of youngest member be 6 years, find the average age of the family at the birth of the youngest member.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 133

The total age of the 5 members = 120 years.

Age of the youngest member is 6 years.

Total age of the rest of the group = 114 years.

Average age = 114/4

Average age 6 years ago = 114/4 - 6 = 28.5 - 6 = 22.5 years

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 134

9 men went a hotel. 8 of them spent Rs.30 each over their meals and the 9th spent Rs. 20 more than the average expenditure of all the nine. The total money spent by them is:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 134

Let the ninth person's expenses be x rupees.

Total expense by the group = x + 240

Average = (x+ 240)/9

But the average is 20 less than x

(x+240)/9 + 20 = x

x + 240 + 180 = 9x

8x = 420

x = 52.5

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 135

In a cricket team of eleven players, one player weighing 42 kg. is injured and and his place is taken by another player. If the average weight of the team is increased by 100 grams as a result of this, then the weight of the new player is:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 135

Let the weight of the new player be x kgs.

Total weight as a result of his inclusion = TW - 42 + x

Average weight = (TW - 42 + x)/11

But average weight before = TW/11

(TW - 42 + x)/11 - TW/11 = .1

x - 42 = 1.1

So, x = 43.1 kgs

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 136

The average age of 8 persons in a committee is increased by 2 years when two men whose gases are 35 years and 45 years are replaced by two women. The average age of two women is (in years)

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 136

Let the average age of the women be A years.

Total of their ages = 2A

Total of the eight persons = ET

When replaced (ET - 80 + 2A)/8 = ET/8 + 2

2A - 80 = 16

A = 96/2 = 48

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 137

One-fourth of a certain journey was covered at an average speed of 45 km/hour, one third at the speed of 48 km/hour and the remaining journey at the speed of 50 km/hour. The average speed of the whole journey in km/hour is:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 137

Let the total distance be 1200 kms

Time taken for first one fourth = 300/ 45 = 20/3 = 6.67

Next one third time = 400/ 48 = 25/3 = 8.33

Remaining = 500/50 = 10

Average speed = total distance / total time = 1200/25 = 48 kmph

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 138

Visitors to a show were charged Rs. 150.00 each of the first day, Rs. 75.00 on the second day and Rs. 25.0 on the third day and the total attendance on the three days were in the ratio 2:5:13. The average change per person for the whole show is:

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 138

Let the total visitors be 20. Total revenue = 2 x 150 + 5 x 75 + 13 x 25 = 300 + 375 + 325

= 1000

Average ticket price = Total revenue / total visitors = 1000/ 20 = 50

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 139

Preeti has a son, named Arun. Ram is Preeti’s brother. Neeta too has a daughter named Reema. Neeta is Ram’s sister. What is Arun’s relationship to Reema ?

 

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 139

Ram is Preeti's brother, and Neeta is Ram's sister which means Preeti and Neeta are sisters.Therefore, their children Arun and Reema will be cousins.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 140

Pointing to a woman a man said, “Her mother is the only daughter of my mother”. How is the man related to the woman ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 140

From the statement, it is clear that the woman's mother is the man's sister.This makes him the woman's maternal uncle.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 141

A is the father of X. B is the mother of Y. X and Z are brothers and Y is the Sister of X and Z is Y. Which of the following statements is not true ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 141

Given, Y is the sister of X and Z and A is the father of Z.Thus Y is the daughter of A.Therefore, option C is wrong.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 142

X told Y, “it is true that i am your real brother, but you are not my sister”. How would Y be Possibly related to X ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 142

Since X has told he is the real brother of Y, then Y is definitely the sibling of X.Since X has mentioned Y is not his sister, the only alternate is Y is X's brother.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 143

From the given choices, select the one which can be formed by using the letters of the given word : TRANSFORMATION

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 143

The word INFORMANT is entirely made up of letters of the word TRANSFORMATION.TRANSACTION has the letter C, which is not present in TRANSFORMATION.Similarly, TRANSFER and INFORMER has the letter E, which is not present in the given word.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 144

From the given choices, select the one which can be formed by using the letters of the given word : MEASUREMENT

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The word MASTER only contains letters that are also present in MEASUREMENT.SUMMIT has the letter I which is not present in MEASUREMENT.Similarly, MANTLE has the letter L, and ASSURE has an extra S that is not present in MEASUREMENT.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 145

A pipe of diameter ‘d’ can drain a certain water tank in 40 minutes. The time taken by a pipe of diameter ‘2d’ for doing the same job is :

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 145

The time of flow of water through the pipes is inversely proportional to the area of the pipes.

The ratio of area of the two pipes are

=  

Thus, the time taken by the larger pipe will be one-fourth of the smaller pipe.

Hence, the time taken by the larger pipe is =40/4=10.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 146

In each of the following questions, find the next term to fill the blank space.20,32,45,59,74, ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 146

The sequence can be rewritten as:

20,20+12=32,32+13=45,45+14=59, 59+15=74 and 74+16=90.

Therefore, the answer is B.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 147

210,195,175,150,120, ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 147

The sequence can be rewritten as:

210, 210-15=195, 195-20=175, 175-25=150, 150-30=120

Similiarly,

120-35=85

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 148

3,5,10,12,24,26, ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 148

The sequence given is an alternating sequence and alternates between the addition of two and multiplication of two.

The sequence is 3,3+2=5, 5x2=10, 10+2=12, 12x2=24,24+2=26 and 26x2=52 which is the answer.

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 149

3,8,15,24,35, ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 149

The sequence can be rewritten as:

3, 3+5=8, 8+ 7=15, 15+ 9=24, 24+ 11=35

Likewise, the next in sequence is, 35 + 13=48

RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 150

5,16,49,148, ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhopal) - 2009 - Question 150

The sequence can be rewritten as:

5, 5x3 +1, 16x3 +1, 49x3 +1

Thus, the next term of the sequence is 148x3 +1=445

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