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

Where is the Punjab Lalit Kala Academy located?

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

What does happens when water is condensed into ice?

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

Which of the following gases is not a noble gas?

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

Which of the following diffuses most quickly?

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

Which temperature in celsius scale is equal to 300 k?

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

First Youth Olympic games will be held in-

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

Where was the capital of Pandya dynasty situated?

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

Tripitik is the scripture of-

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

Who is the author of ‘Adhe Adhure’?

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

Which of the following Constitutional Amendments has included fundamental duties into the constitution?

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

Where is the Central Food Technology Research Institute situated?

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

Which of the following is common in both, Buddhism and Jainism ?

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

Light-Year measures which of the following ?

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

Which of the following gases is used for ripening the fruits ?

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

Who among the following was involved in Alipore bomb case?

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

Sikh Guru Arjundev was contemporary to which of the following rulers?

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

Besides hydrogen, which of the following elements is common in organic compounds?

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

Find the correct meanings of the words given below :

EWE

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 18

Ewe means a female sheep.So option B is correct.

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

Find the correct meanings of the words given below :

Buffalo

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 19

Both buffalo and bison belong to the same family Bovidae.Thus, C is the most apt of the given choices.

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

Find the correct meanings of the words given below :

Veneration

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 20

Veneration means great respect.Thus option A is the right choice.

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

Find the correct meanings of the words given below :

Vicious

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 21

Vicious mean intentionally hurtful.Wicked means a person who is morally evil.Thus, both almost means the same.So, option D is the apt choice.

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

Choose the word / Phrase which is nearest in meaning to the words in question

Bizarre

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 22

Bizarre means "unusual". The closest in meaning to bizarre would be "odd". Option B is the correct answer.

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

Choose the word / Phrase which is nearest in meaning to the words in question-

Innuendo

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 23

Innuendo and Insinuation both mean "a hint or a suggestion of something unpleasant". Hence (b) is the right option.

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

Choose the word / Phrase which is nearest in meaning to the words in question-

Salutary

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 24

Salutary refers to beneficial factors of something that's usually considered to be unpleasant. The most suitable answer is (c)

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

Choose the word / Phrase which is nearest in meaning to the words in question-

Fictile

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 25

Fictile means relating to clay and made by a potter. The word with the closest meaning would be option (b).

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

Solid Carbon Dioxide is termed as-

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

1 kg of a liquid is converted into its vapour at its boiling point. The heat absorbed in the process is called-

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

Whether all the universities in the country should start online admission at all levels with immediate effect?
i. No, since all the students may not have access to the internet easily
ii. Yes, it may liberate the students and their parents from the long-standing problems of knocking at the doors of different colleges and standing in queue.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 28

Online admissions give an advantage to students from localities with internet access. This can be argued to be a factor against fair representation of candidates from all localities. On the positive side, online admissions prevent manual effort like standing in queue, etc as the application is sent online. So, both the arguments are strong.

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

The product ‘Fair and Lovely’ is related to-

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

Should the Government make it compulsory for the private medical colleges to join the entrance test conducted by the government ?

i. No, private institutions should be empowered, so that they may decide their own admission strategy and improve their work-management.
ii. Yes, all medical institutions, whether these are private or government’s should adopt the same entrance standard.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 30

Work management of the institutions is not related to the mode of admission for the students. So argument (1) is weak. Of the given options, only option B is the most suitable

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

In case the president of india decides to resign, he will address his letter of registration to-

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

The metal extracted from Bauxite is-

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

The cyclone represents a state of atmosphere in which-

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

The ‘Ocean of storms’ is the name given to

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

The capital of pallavas was-

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

Which indian state was ranked as the No.2 tourist destination in the world by LONELY PLANET?

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

How much water is contained in our body by mass?

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

What determines the sex of a child?

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

The two civilizations which helped in the formation of gandhara school of Art are-

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

‘Thinkpad’ is laptop associated with which among the following companies

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

The first summit of SAARC was held at-

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

The wire of flash bulb is made of-

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

The curves showing the volume pressure behaviour of gases plotted at different fixed temperatures are called

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

Project Tiger was launched in-

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

How many letters in the word TRYST have as many letters between them as in the alphabetical series?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 45

S and T are the only 2 letters that are separated by as many letters as there are in the English Alphabetical series.

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

From the alternatives, select the set which is most like the given set. Given set (23,29,31)-

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 46

The numbers in the given set are prime numbers.Similarly, the numbers in the set of option D are also prime.

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

13 65 585 7605 129285…..?.....

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 47

the pattern is as follows:

13×1=13, 13×5=65, 65×9=585, 585×13=7605, 7605&17=129285

So, the next in the series is 129285×21=2714985

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

If ‘VEHEMENT’ is written as ‘VEHETNEM’ then in that code how will you code ‘MOURNFUL’ ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 48

While coding the word, the first four letters stay the same while the last four letters are inverted in the code.

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

Praduman is older than Janaki ; Shreshtha is older than Chhama; Ravindra is not old as Shreshtha but is older than Janaki. Chhama is not as old as Janaki.Who is the youngest?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 49

Praduman is older than Janaki. So Janaki is younger; Shreshtha is older than Chhama. So, Chamma or Janaki is the youngest; Ravindra is not old as Shreshtha but is older than Janaki. So, Chamma or Janaki is the youngest. Chhama is not as old as Janaki. So, Chamma is the youngest.

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

MOLLIFY is to APPEASE as APPURTENANCE is to

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 50

Mollify and appease, both means to ease the anger of someone.Thus, they are synonyms. Similarly, accessory is the synonym of appurtenance

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

In a row of children facing North, Bharath is eleventh from the right end and is third to the right of Samir who is fifteenth from the left end. Total how many children are there in the row?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 51

From the information given, there are 10 children to the right of Bharath,14 children to the left of Samir and 2 children between them.

Thus the total no of children= 10 + 14 + 2 + 2(Samir and Bharath)=28

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

Which number is missing

16,40,160,400,1600 ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 52

There are 2 series in this sequence. The first is 16, 160, 1600 and so on. The second series is 40, 400, 4000 and so on.

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

If in the word CALIBRE, the previous letter in the English alphabet replaces each consonant and each vowel is replaced by the next letter and then the order of the letters is reversed, which letter will be third from the right end?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 53

Applying the given conditions to CALIBRE, we get FQAJKCB

the letter third from the right is K.

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

How many such digits are there in the number 57683421, each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number, as they will be when arranged in decreasing order within the number?

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

The number arranged in decreasing order is 87654321.

The digits 7,6,2 and 1 has the same distance from the beginning of the number even when arranged in decreasing order, the distances being 1,2,6 and 7 respectively.Thus, option D is correct.

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

Instructions - 

In the following question there are two words to the left of sign (::) which are connected in same way. The same relationship obtains between the third word and one of the four alter-natives under it. Find the correct alternative in each case.

Medicine : Sickness : : Book : ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 55

Medicines are used for curing sickness. Similarly, books are used to remove ignorance.

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

Instructions - 

In the following question there are two words to the left of sign (::) which are connected in same way. The same relationship obtains between the third word and one of the four alter-natives under it. Find the correct alternative in each case.

River : Dam : : Traffic : 

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 56

Dam controls the flow of water in a river. Similarly, signal controls the traffic of vehicles

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

Instructions - 

In the following question there are two words to the left of sign (::) which are connected in same way. The same relationship obtains between the third word and one of the four alter-natives under it. Find the correct alternative in each case.

Session : Concludes : : ? : Lapses

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 57

When sessions are over, they are said to conclude.Likewise, when a policy is expired it is said to lapse.

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

If 16=11, 25=12,36=18,then 49=?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 58

the pattern is as follows;

16=(6+1) + 4=11

25=(5+2)+ 5=12

36=(3+9) + 6=18

49=(4+9) + 7=20

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

Pick out the odd in the following-

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 59

HCF (64, 100) = 4 -> perfect square
HCF (36, 45) = 9 -> perfect square
HCF (48, 90) = 6 -> not a perfect square
HCF (29, 85) = 1 -> perfect square

So, 48 - 90 is the odd man out.

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

KEATS=25, SHELLEY=35, BROWNING=?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 60

each word given is equal to the number of letters in the word multiplied by 5.

Thus, BROWNING=8x5=40

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

What approximate value should come in place of question-mark (?) in the following questions ? (You are expected to calculate the exact value)

(9321+5406+1001) ÷ (498+929+660) = ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 61

9321+5406+1001= 15728
498+929+660= 2087
15728 ÷ 2087= 7.536
So option D is the right answer. 

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

What approximate value should come in place of question-mark (?) in the following questions ? (You are expected to calculate the exact value)

561204 x 58 = ? x 55555

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 62

561204 x  58 = ? x  55555

implies ? = 561204 x 58 ÷ 55555= 586

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

The difference between the greatest number and the smallest number of 5 digits 0,1,2,3,4 using all but once is-

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 63

The biggest five digit number possible from those numbers is 43210

The smallest 5 digit number possible is 10234 (The number can't start with 0 as it will then become a 4 digit number)

The difference = 43210 - 10234 = 32976

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

Area of a parallelogram whose base is 9 cm and height 4 cm is ………. sq cm.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 64

area of parallelogram= base x height=9 x 4=36 cm

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

The number which is neither prime nor composite is-

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 65

3 and 2 are prime numbers because it has only factors 1 and itself.

4 is a composite number because it has more than 2 factors ->1,2,4

1 is neither prime nor composite because the definition of prime, as well as composite, requires them to have at least one factor other than 1.

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

The length of a room is three times its breadth. If the perimeter of the room is 64 cm, then its breadth is ……. cm.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 66

given, l=3b....(1)

and 2(l + b)=64....(2)

substituting (1) in (2) we get

4b=32

=>b=8

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

Aditi read 4/5th of Tintin comic book which has 100 pages. How many pages of the book is not yet read by Aditi?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 67

4/5th of 100=80

no of remaining pages=100 - 80=20

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

What is the meaning of beckoned

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 68

Beckoning someone is gesturing to somebody (like waving, signaling, etc) to follow. Making a sign or gesture is essential to be classified as "beckoning".So, options b and c are opposites. Option d doesn't indicate about gesturing. So, option A is the correct answer.

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

A box contains coins (equal no. of every one) of rupee and half rupee, coins of 25 paise, 10 paise, 5 paise value, 2 paise value and one paise value. The total value of coins in the box is Rs. 1158. Find the number of coins of each value.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 69

Let the number of each coin be x

Total value of the box = x * 1 + x * .5 + x * .25 + x * .1 + x * .05 + x * .02 + x * .01 = x * (1.93)

But 1.93x = 1158

So, x = 1158/1.93 = 600 coins

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

The area of rhombus with diagonals 12 cm and 20 cm is …. sq cm.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 70

Area of a rhombus = p * q/2 where p and q are the diagonals.

So, the area = 12 * 20/2 = 120 sq units

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

A piece of road is one kilometer in length. We have to supply lamp posts. One post at each end, distance between two consecutive lamp posts is 25 meters. The number of lamps posts required is-

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

Since there are lamp posts at both the ends, the number of lamp posts required = 1 + 1000/25 = 41

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

There are 800 students in a class. On one particular day, if 1/10th of the students were absent, how many students were present?

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

Total strength of the class = 800

Portion of students absent = 1/10

Portion of students present = 9/10

So, number of students present = 800 * 9/10 = 720

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

The quotient in a division is 403. The divisor is 100 and the remainder is 58, the dividend is-

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

Dividend = Quotient * Divisor + Remainder = 403 * 100 + 58 = 40358

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

A labourer was engaged for 25 days on the condition that for every day, he works, he will be paid Rs. 2 and for every day, he is absent he will be fined 50p. If he receives only Rs. 37.50, find the no. of days he was absent-

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

Let the employee be absent for x days.

He is present for 25 - x days.

His salary is (25 - x)*2 - .5x = 50 - 2.5x

But 50 - 2.5x = 37.5

So, x = 5

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

Choose the word/phrase which is most opposite in meaning to the word?

Quixotic

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

Quixotic means having ideas that are not practical.Realistic means to have a practical approach which is the antonym of Quixotic.Thus, option C is the right answer.

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

Choose the word/phrase which is most opposite in meaning to the word?

Rabid

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 76

Rabid means to go to extreme lengths to achieve something.Fanatical and mad almost mean the same as rabid.So options A and D are wrong.Normal means to be ordinary or usual.Normal is the most appropriate antonym to the given word.Thus, option B is correct.

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

Choose the word/phrase which is most opposite in meaning to the word?

Scurrilous

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

Scurrilous means to behave in an abusive manner.Inoffensive means to behave in an unoffending way.Thus, inoffensive is the opposite of scurrilous.So option A is correct.

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

Digits of first place and third place are interchanged of the numbers 349,483,766,598,674 and then the new numbers are arranged in ascending order. Which would be the fourth number ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 78

The numbers arranged in ascending order after interchanging the first and third digits are

384,476,667,895,943.

Thus, 895 is the fourth number and the actual number is 598.

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

What least number should be added to 2600 to make it a complete square ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 79

√2601=51

∴ adding 1 to 2600 will make it a perfect square

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

When sun-light passe through a glass prism, which of the following colours refracts the most?

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

If (78)2 is subtracted from the square of a number, we get 6460. What is that number ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 81

112- 78=6460 -by trial and error

Option B is correct.

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

The difference between 28% and 42% of a number is 210. What is 59% of this number ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 82

Let the number be a

Given, .42a - .28a = 210

=> a=1500

∴ .59a= 885

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

A-B means A is the father of B. A+B means A is the daughter of B. A ÷ B Means A is the son of B. A x  B means A is the wife of B . Then, what is the relation of P with T in the expression P+S-T ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 83

P + S means P is the daughter of S and S - T means S is the father of T.Thus S is the father of both P and T.∴P is the sister of T.

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

Ellora Caves in Maharashtra were built during the rule of which of the following dynasties?

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

But for the surgeon’s skill, the patient …….. died.

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

I want to see the principal,.......... I have something to tell him urgently.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 86

Since is the most appropriate preposition to fill the blanks.

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

I wasn’t really listening and didn’t ……. What he said.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 87

Catch means to capture or get something and here the person didn't get what was being said.Receive is incorrect because nothing was given here to be received.Thus, option A is correct.

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

The first division of congress took place in -

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

What is ginger ?

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

Battle of Kalinga was fought at which of the following places ?

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

MIG aircraft manufacturing plant is located at which of the following places of Orissa?

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

In question out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best express the meaning of the word as given in capital letters.

ALLOW

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 92

Permit means to allow to do something.So option A is correct.

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

In question out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best express the meaning of the word as given in capital letters.

Rival

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 93

A rival is someone who tries to be better than someone trying to achieve the same goal.Similarly, a competitor is someone who is trying to do better than others working for the same aim.Thus, B is the right choice.An enemy is someone who is hostile to others doesn't inevitably try to achieve better than someone.

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

In question out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best express the meaning of the word as given in capital letters.

RECOLLECT

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 94

Recollect means to remember something.Thus, A is correct.

Revive and recover is the act of regaining something lost and is not the same as remembering.

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

In question out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best express the meaning of the word as given in capital letters.

AID

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Aid means to help someone with something.Assistance also is the action of helping someone.Thus, option B is correct.Cooperation is not helping but working together to achieve a common goal.Thus, option C is incorrect.

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

In question out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best express the meaning of the word as given in capital letters.

CIVIL

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Civil means relating to ordinary citizens and social means something that is related to the society.Thus indicates the same.Thus C is the right choice.

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

In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the word as given in capital letters.

EXCEPTIONAL

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Exceptional means unusual or uncommon.Thus normal is the opposite of exceptional.Hence, option A is correct.

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

In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the word as given in capital letters.

TRAGIC

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Bhubaneswar) - 2009 - Question 98

Tragic refers to a situation that causes a strong feeling of sadness. The opposite is comic which causes a strong feeling of laughter.

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

In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the word as given in capital letters.

KNOWLEDGE

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Knowledge is the possession of information and ignorance is the lack of it.So, ignorance is the opposite of knowledge.An illiterate is a person who is unable to read and write, and backwardness means being behind the current progress in the world.An illiterate or backward person could still be knowledgeable, so options A and B are incorrect.Thus, option D is the most appropriate.

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

In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the word as given in capital letters.

ADVANCE

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Advance means to move forward and retreat means to move backward.Thus, D is the correct option.

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