SSC CGL Tier-I Mock Test - 26


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QUESTION: 1

On Sunday, six trains (i.e. train 1, train 2 and so on) are standing on six different platforms respectively from left to right facing North. Next day, all the trains are there on the same six platforms in such a way that no train is on the same platform as on the Sunday. On Monday, following observation are made:
(i) Train 2 was immediately to the left of Train 5.
(ii) Train 4 has Train 6 to its immediate left and neither of them were at Train 3’s original place.
(iii) Train 1 has Train 3 on its immediate right and Train 5 on its immediate left. If an even numbered train is at the East end on Monday, which train is fourth from the right end.

Solution:

From the given information at (i), (ii) and (iii), there are two possibilities :

Possibility I :   6 4 2 5 1 3

Possibility 2 : 2 5 1 3 6 4

But since, in the question, it is said that an even numbered train is at the East end, possibility II is the correct arrangement.

QUESTION: 2

Which of the following word will appear last in the dictionary?

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QUESTION: 3

A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column. e.g. L can be represented by 04, 31, 40 and B can be represented by 56, 98, 75 etc. Identify the set for the word WINNER.

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QUESTION: 4

Find the odd figure from the given alternatives.

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QUESTION: 5

Select the missing number from the given responses.
108 17 9
208 31 8
245  ?  7

Solution:

17*9 = 153-45= 108
31*8 = 248-40=208
40*7 = 280-35= 245

QUESTION: 6

Select the missing number from the given responses.

Solution:

31= 3 + 1= 4 , 42= 4 + 2= 6, 4*6 = 24 52= 5 + 2= 7,35= 3 + 5= 8, 7*8 = 56
27= 2 + 7= 9 , 41= 4 + 1= 5, 9*5 = 45

QUESTION: 7

How many squares are there in the given figure?

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QUESTION: 8

In the given figure, the circle represents female, the triangle represents players and the square represents Hockey. Which letter represents female hockey players?

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QUESTION: 9

From the given alternatives select the related figure

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QUESTION: 10

Which of the following figure is the correct mirror image of the given word?

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QUESTION: 11

It was Friday on 1 May 2008. What was the day of the week on 15 Jun 2013?
 

Solution:

No. odd day from years 2008 to 2013= 1 + 1 + 1 + 2 + 1 = 6 days
No. of day from 2 May to 15 Jun = 45 No. of odd days = 45/7 = 6 weeks 3 days
Total no. of odd day = 6 + 3 = 9
Thus no. 15 Jun 2013 = 9/7 = 1 week and 2 days it is Sunday.

QUESTION: 12

If 'TEACHER' and 'HIGHLY' are written as 'XWPBRWN' and 'RSORDZ' respectively, how 'CHARITY' will be written?

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QUESTION: 13

Complete the given pattern by choosing the correct alternative.

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QUESTION: 14

Find the odd word/number/letter/number pair from the given alternatives.

Solution:

All three numbers in option B can be divided by the same number except 1 i.e. 7. For the rest of the options, all the three numbers cannot be divided by the same number.

QUESTION: 15

Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words. Wood: Paper::

Solution:

As paper is made from wood, similarly Bread is made from grain.

QUESTION: 16

' value="" > If '$ means +', '# means –, '@ means ×' and '* means ÷', then what is the value of '16 $ 4 @ 5 # 72 * 8'?

Solution:

16 + 4 × 5 - 72 ÷ 8 = 16 + 20 - 9 = 36 - 9 = 27

QUESTION: 17

Which one of the following responses would be a meaningful order of the given words? 1- Analysis 2- Hypothesis 3- Interpretation 4- Problem 5- Inference 6- Data Collection

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QUESTION: 18

If 4531 = 60, 3622 = 72 and 7542 = 280 then 9865 =?
 

Solution:

4x 5 x3 x1 = 60
3x 6 x2x 2 = 72
7 x5 x 4x 2 = 280
9 x8x 6 x5 = 2160

QUESTION: 19

Find out the missing letters in the series?
j, e, o ,__, ___, m, y, q
 

Solution:

j + 5 = o
e + 4 = i
o + 5 = t
i + 4 = m
t + 5 = y
m + 4 = q

QUESTION: 20

Find the odd words from the all the given alternatives.

Solution:

Except Canberra all are the capital city of European countries

QUESTION: 21

C is father of F. C has only two children. F is the brother of T. T is the daughter of O. B is the granddaughter of O and L is the father of B. How is L related to F?
 

Solution:


Hence, L is the brother in law of F.

QUESTION: 22

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: There are five people Shambhu, Tarun, Shailesh, Ratan, Ved. The one who is tallest is not the youngest. Tarun is older than only Ved. Shailesh is older than Ratan but shorter than Ved. Only one person is taller than Ratan. Shambhu is the shortest while younger than only Shailesh and Ratan. Only one person is shorter thanShailesh.

Q.Which of the following group represents the tallest and the youngest persons in the group?
 

Solution:

Age : Shailesh Ratan Shambhu Tarun Ved Height: Tarun Ratan Ved Shailesh Shambhu

QUESTION: 23

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: There are five people Shambhu, Tarun, Shailesh, Ratan, Ved. The one who is tallest is not the youngest. Tarun is older than only Ved. Shailesh is older than Ratan but shorter than Ved. Only one person is taller than Ratan. Shambhu is the shortest while younger than only Shailesh and Ratan. Only one person is shorter thanShailesh.

Q. If all the five persons are made to stand in a line according to their age, first in ascending order, then in descending order, then whose position will remain the same in both the arrangement?
 

Solution:

Age : Shailesh Ratan Shambhu Tarun Ved Height: Tarun Ratan Ved Shailesh Shambhu

QUESTION: 24

Directions: In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Statements:
All males are females.
All females are men.
No man is a woman.
All women are Girls.
Conclusions:
I. No man is a girl.
II. Some girls are not men.
III. No male is a woman.
IV. All Girls may be women.

Solution:

No man is woman (E) + All women are Girls.(A) = Some Girls are not men (O*). Hence, conclusion I will not follow but conclusion II will follow.
All males are females (A) + All females are men (A) = All males are men (A) + No man is woman (E) = No male is a woman (E). Hence, conclusion III will follow.
All women are Girls (A) ⇒ Conversion ⇒ Some girls are women (I) ⇒ Probable conclusion ⇒ All Girls may be women (A). Hence, conclusion IV also follows

QUESTION: 25

Directions: In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.Statements: All cloves are cardamoms. All cardamoms are cumins. Some cumins are corianders. Some corianders are mints. Conclusions: I. Some cloves are cumins II. Some mints are corianders. III. Some corianders are cloves. IV. Some corianders are cardamoms

Solution:

All cloves are cardamoms (A) + All cardamoms are cumins (A) = All cloves are cumins (A) ⇒ I.I. ⇒ Some cloves are cumins (I). Hence, conclusion I will follow. Some corianders are mints (I) ⇒ conversion ⇒ Some mints are corianders (I). Hence, conclusion II will also follow. A + A = A, A + I = No conclusion. Hence, conclusion III and conclusion IV will not follow.

QUESTION: 26

What is the gas ‘Xenon’ also known as?

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QUESTION: 27

Where is the 'Aishbagh Stadium' located?

Solution:

Aishbagh Stadium is a field hockey stadium in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. It has a seating capacity of more than 10,000 people. In 2009, a newly laid poly grass and flood light system was unveiled at the stadium.

QUESTION: 28

What is the currency of Mongolia?

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QUESTION: 29

With which state is 'Kolkali', a folk dance associated?

Solution:

Kolkali is a folk art performed in North Malabar region of Kerala State in south India. The dance performers move in a circle, striking small sticks and keeping rhythm with special steps.

QUESTION: 30

What is the maximum allowed age for a girl child to avail the 'SukanyaSamriddhi Scheme'?

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QUESTION: 31

On which river is the Indirasagar Dam built?

Solution:

The Indirasagar Dam is a multipurpose project of Madhya Pradesh on the Narmada River at Narmadanagar, Mundi in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh in India.

QUESTION: 32

When is the 'International Day of Yoga' observed every year?

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QUESTION: 33

With which sport is the 'Duleep Trophy' associated with?

Solution:

The Duleep Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket competition played in India between teams representing geographical zones of India.

QUESTION: 34

Where is the 'Lingaraja temple' situated?

Solution:

Lingaraja Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Harihara, a form of Shiva and Vishnu and is one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar, the capital of the East Indian state of Odisha.

QUESTION: 35

When did the ‘Cabinet Mission’ arrive in India?

Solution:

Early in 1946, the Labour Government dispatched an all-party parliamentary delegation to India to meet Indian leaders and convince them of the British desire for an early settlement of the Indian constitutional issue. However, it was only in March 1946 that with the arrival of three Cabinet Ministers, Lord PethickLawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and Mr. A. V. Alexander, a crucial stage was reached in the negotiations between the British Government and the Indian political parties. The negotiations were conducted on behalf of the Congress by AbulKalam Azad who was assisted by Nehru and Patel. Gandhi was, however, frequently consulted. The negotiations were bogged down on the basic question whether India was to remain united or to be split up to satisfy the Muslim League’s demand for Pakistan. The Congress opposed to the partition of the country, but was prepared to go to the farthest limit in conceding cultural, economic and regional autonomy to various regions.

QUESTION: 36

Which is the capital city of Nigeria?

Solution:

Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria located in the center of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It is a planned city and was built mainly in the 1980s, replacing the country's most populous city of Lagos as the capital on 12 December 1991. Abuja's geography is defined by Aso Rock, a 400-metre (1,300 ft.) monolith left by water erosion. The Presidential Complex, National Assembly, Supreme Court and much of the city extend to the south of the rock. Zuma Rock, a 792-metre (2,598 ft.) monolith, lies just north of the city on the road to Kaduna State

QUESTION: 37

Which place, during the Mauryan era, was the most famous educational center?

Solution:

Chandragupta Maurya, founder of the Mauryan Empire, made himself master of northern and north-western India, including Panjab. Chandragupta Maurya's advisor Kautilya (also known as Chanakya) was a teacher at Takshila. Under Chandragupta, Takshila became the provincial capital. During the reign of Chandragupta's grandson Aśoka, Takshila became a great Buddhist center of learning.

QUESTION: 38

Which among the following was founded by Gopal Krishna Gokhale?

Solution:

The Servants of India Society was formed in Pune, Maharashtra, on June 12, 1905 by Gopal Krishna Gokhale, who left the Deccan Education Society to form this association. Along with him were a small group of educated Indians, as NateshAppajiDravid, Gopal Krishna Deodhar and AnantPatwardhan who wanted to promote social and human development and overthrow the British rule in India. The Society organizedmany campaigns to promote education, sanitation, health care and fight the social evils of untouchability and discrimination, alcoholism, poverty, oppression of women and domestic abuse. The publication of The Hitavada, the organ of the Society in English from Nagpur commenced in 1911.

QUESTION: 39

Which amendment of the Constitution of India is also sometimes called a ‘mini-constitution’?
 

Solution:

The Forty-second Amendment of the Constitution of India, officially known as The Constitution (Fortysecond amendment) Act, 1976, was enacted during the Emergency (25 June 1975 – 21 March 1977) by the Indian National Congress government headed by Indira Gandhi. Most provisions of the amendment came into effect on 3 January 1977, others were enforced from 1 February and Section 27 came into force on 1 April 1977. The 42nd Amendment is regarded as the most controversial constitutional amendment in Indian history. It attempted to reduce the power of the Supreme Court and High Courts to pronounce upon the constitutional validity of laws. It laid down the Fundamental Duties of Indian citizens to the nation. This amendment brought about the most widespread changes to the Constitution in its history, and is sometimes called a "mini-Constitution" or the "Constitution of Indira

QUESTION: 40

Which of the following body governs the ‘Money Supply’in India?

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QUESTION: 41

Who conducts and publishes the ‘World Economic Outlook’ survey?

Solution:

The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a survey conducted and published by the International Monetary Fund. It is published biannually and partly updated two times a year. It portrays the world economy in the near and medium context, with projections for up to four years into the future. WEO forecasts include key macroeconomic indicators, such as GDP, inflation, current account and fiscal balance of more than 180 countries around the globe. It also deals with major economic policy issues.

QUESTION: 42

Who discovered the ‘ABO Blood Group System’?

Solution:

The ABO blood group system is widely credited to have been discovered by the Austrian scientist Karl Landsteiner, who identified the O, A, and B blood types in 1900. Landsteiner originally described the O blood type as type "C", and in parts of Europe it is rendered as "0" (zero), signifying the lack of A or B antigen. Landsteiner was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in

QUESTION: 43

Which of the following sugars is found in DNA?

Solution:

The 5-carbon sugars ribose and deoxyribose are important components of nucleotides, and are found in RNA and DNA, respectively. The sugars found in nucleic acids are pentose sugars; a pentose sugar has five carbon atoms. A combination of a base and a sugar is called a nucleoside.

QUESTION: 44

Which one of the following is not a ‘Greenhouse Gas’?  

Solution:

Greenhouse gases are those that absorb and emit infrared radiation in the wavelength range emitted by Earth. In order, the most abundant greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere are: Water vapor, Carbon dioxide, Methane, Nitrous oxide, Ozone, Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), Hydrofluorocarbons (including HCFCs and HFCs).

QUESTION: 45

Which of the following is the best conductor of electricity?

Solution:

The metal with the highest conductivity is silver (Ag). Even though it is the best conductor of electricity, there are two reason silver is not used very frequently over other conductors: 1) it is a precious metal and thus has a high price for the amount of material used and 2) it corrodes or oxidizes easily.

QUESTION: 46

Which of the following is called the “Lighthouse of the Mediterranean”?

Solution:

The Stromboli volcano has erupted many times and is constantly active with minor eruptions, often visible from many points on the island and from the surrounding sea, giving rise to the island's nickname "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean". The most recent major eruption was on 13 April 2009. Stromboli stands 926 m (3,034 ft) above sea level, and over 2,700 m (8,860 ft) on average above the sea floor.

QUESTION: 47

Which of the following names have been used for "Higgs boson"?

Solution:

The Higgs boson is an elementary particle in the Standard Model of particle physics. It is the quantum excitation of the Higgs field, a fundamental field of crucial importance to particle physics theory first suspected to exist in the 1960s. In mainstream media the Higgs boson has often been called the "God particle".

QUESTION: 48

Which country is the world’s largest producer of sugarcane?

Solution:

Brazil is the biggest worldwide producer of sugarcane, according to UNICA (União da Indústria de Cana-deAçúcar or Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association), the biggest producer and exporter of sugar, according to USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) and the second biggest producer of ethanol, according to F.O.Licht.

QUESTION: 49

Which city police got "Pink Hoysalas" to patrol the streets for the safety of women and children?

Solution:

Bengaluru got 51 "Pink Hoysala" vehicles to patrol the streets for the safety of women and children starting 10 April 2017.

QUESTION: 50

Who authored the book "Autoplay: Not-so Stories"?

Solution:

G. Sampath is the author of the book 'Autoplay: Not-so Stories'. The book is about a cancer survivor wreaks vengeance on the world, a builder erects the Taj Mahal of public toilets, a woman buys a treadmill for her depressed pet, a husband's life is hijacked by his wife's nightmares, a matrimonial advertisement says it like it really is.

QUESTION: 51

A grandfather leaves Rs. 14,350 to be divided among 4 sons, 3 daughters and 3 grandson. If each daughter receives six times as much as each grandson and each son receives five times as much as each grandson, how much does each son receive?

Solution:

As per the question, Son : Daughter : grandson = 5x : 6x : x 20x : 18x : 3x (There are 4 sons, 3 daughters and 3 grandsons) 20x + 18x + 3x = 14,350 41x = Rs. 14,350 x = Rs. 350 Share of each son = 5 × 350 = Rs. 1,750

QUESTION: 52

A square is converted into a rectangle by increasing its length by 50 % and decreasing its width by 20%. Which of the following statements is true?

Solution:

Let side of the square = 10m ∴ Area of the square = 100m² and Perimeter of the square = 10 x 4 = 40 m After change, side of the rectangle = 15 m and 8 m ∴ Area of the rectangle = 15 x 8 = 120m² and Perimeter of the rectangle = 2 (15 + 8) = 46 m ∴ Area of the rectangle = 120% of the area of the square and Perimeter of the rectangle = 115% of the perimeter of the square

QUESTION: 53

A number lies between the cubes of 13 and 14. If the number is divisible by 6 as well as square of 16. Find the number.
 

Solution:

⟹ (13)³ =2,197 ⟹ (14)³= 2,744 ⟹ (16)²= 256 Given, that the number lies between 2,197 and 2,744 and also divisible by both 6 and 256. LCM of 256 and 6 = 768, If we divide 2,197 by 768, we get 2.860. ∴ 768 x 3 = 2,304 ∴ The number = 2,304

QUESTION: 54

P can complete a piece of work in 15 days. Q in 20 days and R in 30 days. P and R worked together for three days and then P was replaced by Q. In how many days, altogether, was the work completed (in days)?

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QUESTION: 55

Lalit buys wheat at Rs. 20/kg and puts a price tag on it so as to earn a profit of 30%. However, his faulty balance shows 1000 gm when it is actually 600 gm. What is his actual approximate gain percentage?

Solution:

QUESTION: 56

What is the value of

Solution:


Therefore required value = 2 * 2 = 4

QUESTION: 57

.If a = and b = , what is the value of a³ + b³?

Solution:

Given a
Similarly b = ∴ a + b = (3 + √2) + (3 - √2) = 6 a * b = (3 + √2) * (3 - √2) = 9 - 2 = 7 a³ + b³ = (a + b)³ - 3ab(a + b) ⇒ a³ + b³ = 6³ - 3 * 7 * 6 = 216 - 126 ⇒ a³ + b³ = 90

QUESTION: 58

What are the values of k, if the roots of the equation x² + 2(k - 4)x + 2k = 0 are equal?

Solution:

Given, the roots of the equation x² + 2(k - 4)x + 2k = 0 are equal. When roots are equal then b² = 4ac
⇒ [2(k - 4)]² = 4 * 1 * 2k
⇒ 4(k - 4)² = 8k ⇒ k² - 8k + 16 = 2k
⇒ k² - 10k + 16 = 0
⇒ (k - 2) (k - 8) = 0 ⇒ k = 2, 8
 

QUESTION: 59

In a circle AB is diameter and points C and D are on the circumference such that ∠ CAD = 40° and ∠ CBA = 60°. What is the value of ∠ ACD?

Solution:


According to figure above, ∠ CAD and ∠ CBD subtend the same arc DC on the circumference. ⇒∠ CAD = ∠ CBD = 40° Also, ∠ DBA = ∠ CBA - ∠ CBD = 60 - 40 = 20°. Now ∠ DBA and ∠ ACD subtend the same arc DA on the circumference of the circle. ⇒∠ ACD = ∠ DBA = 20°.

QUESTION: 60

A ΔABC such that AB = 3 cm, BC = 2 cm and AC = 2.5 cm. ΔDEF similar to ΔABC. If EF = 4 cm then the perimeter of ΔDEF is
 

Solution:


Given that, ΔDEF similar to ΔABC then (AB/BC) = (DE/EF) ⇒ (3/2) = DE/4 DE = 6 cm similarly, (BC/AC) = (EF/DF) ⇒ (2/2.5) = 4/DF then DF = 5 then perimeter of ΔDEF is = DE+EF+DF = 6 + 4 + 5 = 15 cm

QUESTION: 61

Given below is a number series in which one number is wrong. Find out the wrong number. -12 -11 -14 -15 4 145 1226

Solution:

QUESTION: 62

Given below is a number series. One term of the series is denoted by X. You have to calculate the value of X and by using the value, you have to replace the question mark (?):
If 7 5 20 52.5 160.5
Then, (X + 1) ( X – 1) = ? 
 

Solution:

QUESTION: 63

The ratio of the first and second class fares between two railways stations is 5 : 1 and that of the number of passengers travelling by first and second classes is 1 : 50. If on a day Rs. 2,200 are collected as total fare, the amount collected from the first class passengers is

Solution:

Ratio of the first and second class fares (total) = 1 × 5 : 1 × 50 = 5 : 50 = 1 : 10 Amount collected from the firts class passengers = 1/11 2,200 = Rs. 200

QUESTION: 64

361 + 362 + 363 + 364 is divisible by which number?

Solution:
QUESTION: 65

While going to a destination after travelling 75km, the driver noticed some problem in the clutch of the bus due to which he had to proceed at 2/5 of its former rate and reached the destination 5 hours late. Had the problem in the clutch happened 15 km further on, it would have arrived 30 minutes sooner. Find the speed of the bus and total distance covered by the bus?

Solution:


Let A is the starting point and B is actual point where bus met with an accident C is the assumed point bus met with an accident Given BC = 15km and Difference of is 30 minutes basically due to the speed covering this 15km. Let original speed = x km/hr Speed after clutch problem =  2x/5 km/hr

x = 45 km/hr Let the distance be ‘D’ km Time taken at original speed = D/45 hr……….(i) Time taken after clutch problem took place at 75 km distance =

As per the question, (ii) – (i) = 5 hours

3D – 225 = 450 3D = 675 D = 225 km

QUESTION: 66

The side of a square is 16cm. A square is formed by joining the mid points of the sides of the square and in the same process, indefinite number of squares are being formed. Then find the sum of areas of all such infinite number of squares?

Solution:


Area of square1 = (16)2 = 256 Area of square2 = (8 √2)2 = 128 Area of square3 = 64 Area of square4 = 32 Series = 256, 128, 64, 32………………………

QUESTION: 67

The quadrilateral, whose vertices are A (–1, 1), B (0, –3), C (5, 2) and D (4, 6) is a:
 

Solution:

AB = √ (-1 - 0)2 + (1+3)2 = √ 17 BC= √ (0-5)2 + (-3 -2)2= √ 50 CD = √ (5-4)2 + (2-6)2 = √ 17 DA = √ (4+1)2 + ( 6 - 1)2 = √ 50 Then AB = CD , and BC = DA Slope m 1 = AC = (y2 – y1)/(x2 – x1) = ( 2 - 1)/(5 + 1) = 1/6 And slope m 2 = BD = (y4 - y3)/(x4 - x3) = (6 + 3)/(4 – 0) = 9/4 Since m1 * m2 ≠ 1 then it is a parallelogram.

QUESTION: 68

If 3 – 3 = 3 – 3 , then values of x are:

Solution:

QUESTION: 69

ABCD is a rectangle of dimensions 4 units and 3 units. AEFC is a rectangle drawn in such a way that diagonal AC of the first rectangle is one side and the side opposite to it is touching the first rectangle at D. What is the ratio of the area of rectangle ABCD to that of AEFC?

Solution:


According to the figure above, AE² = CF² ⇒ AD² - DE² = CD² - DF² ⇒ 3² - x² = 4² - (5 - x)² ⇒ 9 - x² = 16 - (25 + x² - 10x) ⇒ 10x = 18 ⇒ x = 1.8 AE² = AD² - DE² ⇒ AE² = 3² - 1.8² = 9 - 3.24 = 5.76 ⇒ AE = 2.4
Ratio of area of rectangle ABCD to AEFC = (4 * 3):(5 * 2.4) = 1:1

QUESTION: 70

If (x + 1/x) = 5, then value of x + 1/x is:

Solution:

(x + 1/x) = 5
On cubing both sides: x + 1/x + 3*x*1/x(x + 1/x) = 125 ⇒ x + 1/x = 125 – 3*5 = 110

QUESTION: 71

If sec A + tan A = 3 then the value of cot A is:

Solution:

sec A + tan A = 3 ... (1) (sec A + tan A)*(sec A - tan A)/(sec A - tan A) = 11/2 ⇒ (sec A - tan A) /(sec A - tan A ) = 11/2 ⇒ 1/(sec A – tan A) = 3 (Since sec A - tan A = 1) ⇒ sec A - tan A = 1/3 ... (2) From (1) - (2), we get, 2 tan A = 3 -1/3 = 8/3 ⇒ tan A = 4/3 Therefore, cot A = 1/tan A = 3/4

QUESTION: 72

A sniper on the parapet of a 50 feet high building was aiming at a target. The angle of depression that his rifle made was 45 °. How far away from the building was his target?

Solution:


Let θ be the angle of depression of the point on the ground as seen from the top of a tower, here θ = 45° Let AC be the height of the tower, here AC = 50 feet. Let the distance of the point on the ground from the foot of the tower, AB = x feet. Here, tan θ = AC/AB ⇒ tan 45° = 50/x ⇒ 1 = 50/x ⇒ x = 50 feet

QUESTION: 73

Directions : Study the given graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Runs scored by 3 major players in 6 matches

Which of the following statement is correct?
I. Ratio between the number of runs scored by Q in match 2 and match 4 together to the runs scored by all the players in match 3 is 7 : 6.
II. Difference between the runs scored in match 1 and 3 together and the number of runs scored by R in all the matches together is 55.
III. The average number of runs scored by P in all the matches is 87.5

Solution:

I. Number of runs scored by Q in match 2 and match 4 together = 100 + 50 = 150 Number of runs scored by all the players in match 3 = 175 Required ratio = 150 : 175 = 6 : 7 Hence, statement I is incorrect.
II. Number of runs scored in match 1 and match 3 together = 250 + 175 = 425 Number of runs scored by R in all the matches = 70 + 25 + 50 + 75 + 50 + 100 = 370 Required difference = 425 – 370 = 55 Hence, statement II is correct.
I. Average =  Hence, statement III is correct.

QUESTION: 74

Directions : Study the given graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Runs scored by 3 major players in 6 matches

If only those players who scored at least 50% of the runs in atleast two matches are going to play in the next level match, which of the following player / players will play in the next level match?
 

Solution:

In match 1,

Since, Q has made 57% of total runs. It is obvious that P and R has made less than 50%.
In match 3,

Since, P has made 50% of total runs. It is obvious that Q and R has made less than 50%.
In match 6,

QUESTION: 75

Directions : Study the given graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Runs scored by 3 major players in 6 matches

The number of runs scored by Q is approximately what per cent of the number of runs scored by P in all the matches ?

Solution:

Number of runs scored by Q in all the matches = 65 + 100 + 50 + 50 + 25 + 75 = 365 Number of runs scored by P in all the matches = 125 + 50 + 75 + 100 + 125 + 50 = 525 ∴ Required percent =

QUESTION: 76

We are awaiting for the result of the enquiry.

Solution:

“Await somebody or something” means “waiting for somebody or something”.

QUESTION: 77

These bonds are long-term by nature with maturity periods ranging from 10 to 20 years.

Solution:
QUESTION: 78

There have been reports that most of the persons who were witness to the incident have been fled the village to avoid questioning.

Solution:

Fled is Past Tense and past partiple of the word “Flee” and Flee means to leave a person or place quickly especially because you are afraid of possible danger.

QUESTION: 79

1. Seeds are the
P. link in the food chain
Q. means control over lives,
R. source of life and the first
S. and control over seed
6. foods and freedom of people

Solution:
QUESTION: 80

1. The arbitrary use of
P. from the community
Q. by the state without considering the ecological consequences
R. water bodies for various other purposes
S. and the lack of response
6. are the main cause of ground-water depletion.

Solution:

The arbitrary use of / water bodies for various other purposes / by the state without considering the ecological consequences / and the lack of response / from the community /are the main cause of groundwater depletion.

QUESTION: 81

No sooner the bus arrived than there was a mad rush of passengers to board it.

Solution:

‘No sooner’ is followed by ‘did’ or ‘had’.

QUESTION: 82

In the process of trying to be different from others, fashion enthusiasts end up becoming replicas of each other.

Solution:

“Each other’’ should be used when we are talking about two persons. For more than two persons, “one another” should be used.

QUESTION: 83

To enjoy the lion’s share

Solution:
QUESTION: 84

Face the music

Solution:
QUESTION: 85

At sixes and sevens

Solution:
QUESTION: 86

One who worries constantly without any real reason

Solution:
QUESTION: 87

Person who believes that other persons always conspire against him

Solution:
QUESTION: 88

A Speech delivered without preparation.

Solution:
QUESTION: 89

1) Gregarious 2) Convivial 3)Sociable 4) Egregious

Solution:

Gregarious, Convivial and Sociable means One who likes to be with other people. Egregious means Extremely bad. The adjective egregious means standing out from a group of like things, exceptional; the adjective gregarious means fond of company

QUESTION: 90

1) Impecunious 2) Immaculate 3) Impeccable 4) Pristine 5) None of these

Solution:

Immaculate, Impeccable and Pristine means “Extremely clean or tidy / Spotless”. Impecunious means “Having little or no money”

QUESTION: 91

Directions: In each question, there are three sentences. Each has a pair of words that are italicised and highlighted. From the italicised and highlighted words, select the most appropriate words (A or B) to form correct sentences. The sentences are followed by options that indicate the words, which may be selected to correctly complete the set of sentences. From the options given, choose the most appropriate one.

Those involved in the theft were adept [A] / adapt [B] at their work.
My feet are sore [A] / soar [B] after the trek.
My brother is her fiancé [A] / fiancée [B].

Solution:

Adept means skilful, expert
Adapt means adjust, acclimatise
Sore means painful, aching
Soar means rise, mount
Fiancé means the man that a woman is engaged to. Fiancee means the woman that a man is engaged to.

QUESTION: 92

Directions: In each question, there are three sentences. Each has a pair of words that are italicised and highlighted. From the italicised and highlighted words, select the most appropriate words (A or B) to form correct sentences. The sentences are followed by options that indicate the words, which may be selected to correctly complete the set of sentences. From the options given, choose the most appropriate one.

This technology is already quite [A] / quiet [B] popular in the United States.
Neither of the actions have eliminated [A] / has eliminated [B] a problem.
The painter mixed the different colours on his palate [A] / palette [B]. AAB AAA BAB ABB

Solution:

Quite means fairly, reasonably.
Quiet means silent, peaceful.
Palate means roof of the mouth and sense of taste. Palette means the flat board an artist mixes paint on “Neither of the actions” is singular, hence “has eliminated” is the correct option

QUESTION: 93

Directions:In the following sentences, given blanks are to be filled with the appropriate words. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative and mark your answer: Mumbai office ________ a meeting of senior officials to discuss the high incidence of frauds.

Solution:
QUESTION: 94

Directions:In the following sentences, given blanks are to be filled with the appropriate words. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative and mark your answer:

____ from making components for gearboxes, it makes complete gearboxes for windmill and mobile applications.

Solution:
QUESTION: 95

Directions : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/ Phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The effects of Global warming are everywhere and the oceans are also greatly affected by it. There are two broad mechanisms at work. Heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels makes water expand and separately, melting ice sheets begin to add water to the world’s oceans. Were you to peruse NASA’s satellite data on the average rise and fall in sea levels, it shows that the seas on average have risen 85 mm since 1993, adding about 3.5 mm annually. Since 2004, it has been known that the Indian Ocean has been rising particularly rapidly. However, it turned out that this was specific to a smaller stretch called the North Indian Ocean, which consists of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and a large part of the Indian Ocean until the 5-degree S latitude. This is an imaginary line cutting through Indonesia, central Africa and Peru. More surprisingly, as a team of oceanographers observed in a report published in the March edition of the peer-reviewed Climate Dynamics, the North Indian Ocean sea levels actually dipped between 1993 and 2004, at about 0.3 mm per year, but after 2004, the rise was 6 mm annually. Such a fluctuating trend hasn’t been observed for the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Unlike the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, the North Indian Ocean is hemmed in on all sides, except an outlet on the southern side. This influences the rate at which heat is absorbed and flushed out from within the system. According to their calculations, heat was moving out slower after 2004 than during the 1990s. Moreover, wind flows, which led to warm water welling up on the Indian Ocean surface, changed directions every decade and probably influenced sea level patterns. This means a rise in average global temperature doesn’t mean a concurrent rise in sea levels everywhere. Every year in the last decade has broken temperature records that have held for over a century but researchers associated with this study are willing to wager that North Indian Ocean levels may see a fall over the next decade (like seen between 1993 and 2004). This points to a need for more research to understand the inherent variability of the Indian Ocean. This could help sharpen monsoon forecasts and predicting coastal erosion patterns. Better understanding of sea level undulations could also inform future reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It doesn’t challenge it but certainly complicates it. Researchers use various models to extrapolate future trends on sea level rise and quantify the risk it poses to coastal populations. Several of these model, however, lack the resolution power to capture the vagaries of local climate and it is assumed that what is true for one sea will broadly apply to the others too. 

Q. As per this passage what are the ways in which Global Warming is leading to a rise in the level of the oceans? 
(A) The heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels is making ocean water expand, thus further raising the water level (B) The melting ice sheets are adding water to the worlds’ oceans and thus raising the water level
(C) Due to global warming the wind flow pattern changes making warm water well up on the Indian Ocean surface leading to a steady rise in the water level

Solution:
QUESTION: 96

Directions : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/ Phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The effects of Global warming are everywhere and the oceans are also greatly affected by it. There are two broad mechanisms at work. Heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels makes water expand and separately, melting ice sheets begin to add water to the world’s oceans. Were you to peruse NASA’s satellite data on the average rise and fall in sea levels, it shows that the seas on average have risen 85 mm since 1993, adding about 3.5 mm annually. Since 2004, it has been known that the Indian Ocean has been rising particularly rapidly. However, it turned out that this was specific to a smaller stretch called the North Indian Ocean, which consists of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and a large part of the Indian Ocean until the 5-degree S latitude. This is an imaginary line cutting through Indonesia, central Africa and Peru. More surprisingly, as a team of oceanographers observed in a report published in the March edition of the peer-reviewed Climate Dynamics, the North Indian Ocean sea levels actually dipped between 1993 and 2004, at about 0.3 mm per year, but after 2004, the rise was 6 mm annually. Such a fluctuating trend hasn’t been observed for the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Unlike the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, the North Indian Ocean is hemmed in on all sides, except an outlet on the southern side. This influences the rate at which heat is absorbed and flushed out from within the system. According to their calculations, heat was moving out slower after 2004 than during the 1990s. Moreover, wind flows, which led to warm water welling up on the Indian Ocean surface, changed directions every decade and probably influenced sea level patterns. This means a rise in average global temperature doesn’t mean a concurrent rise in sea levels everywhere. Every year in the last decade has broken temperature records that have held for over a century but researchers associated with this study are willing to wager that North Indian Ocean levels may see a fall over the next decade (like seen between 1993 and 2004). This points to a need for more research to understand the inherent variability of the Indian Ocean. This could help sharpen monsoon forecasts and predicting coastal erosion patterns. Better understanding of sea level undulations could also inform future reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It doesn’t challenge it but certainly complicates it. Researchers use various models to extrapolate future trends on sea level rise and quantify the risk it poses to coastal populations. Several of these model, however, lack the resolution power to capture the vagaries of local climate and it is assumed that what is true for one sea will broadly apply to the others too. 

Q. Which of the following statements/facts is/are true based on this article?
(A) As per the recent studies it is predicted that the North Indian Ocean levels may actually see a fall over the next decade
(B) The rise in global temperatures is leading to a steady and concurrent rise in the water levels of oceans
(C) The wind flows, which led to warm water welling up on the Indian Ocean surface, have changed directions every decade and have influenced sea level patterns

Solution:
QUESTION: 97

Directions : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/ Phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The effects of Global warming are everywhere and the oceans are also greatly affected by it. There are two broad mechanisms at work. Heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels makes water expand and separately, melting ice sheets begin to add water to the world’s oceans. Were you to peruse NASA’s satellite data on the average rise and fall in sea levels, it shows that the seas on average have risen 85 mm since 1993, adding about 3.5 mm annually. Since 2004, it has been known that the Indian Ocean has been rising particularly rapidly. However, it turned out that this was specific to a smaller stretch called the North Indian Ocean, which consists of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and a large part of the Indian Ocean until the 5-degree S latitude. This is an imaginary line cutting through Indonesia, central Africa and Peru. More surprisingly, as a team of oceanographers observed in a report published in the March edition of the peer-reviewed Climate Dynamics, the North Indian Ocean sea levels actually dipped between 1993 and 2004, at about 0.3 mm per year, but after 2004, the rise was 6 mm annually. Such a fluctuating trend hasn’t been observed for the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Unlike the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, the North Indian Ocean is hemmed in on all sides, except an outlet on the southern side. This influences the rate at which heat is absorbed and flushed out from within the system. According to their calculations, heat was moving out slower after 2004 than during the 1990s. Moreover, wind flows, which led to warm water welling up on the Indian Ocean surface, changed directions every decade and probably influenced sea level patterns. This means a rise in average global temperature doesn’t mean a concurrent rise in sea levels everywhere. Every year in the last decade has broken temperature records that have held for over a century but researchers associated with this study are willing to wager that North Indian Ocean levels may see a fall over the next decade (like seen between 1993 and 2004). This points to a need for more research to understand the inherent variability of the Indian Ocean. This could help sharpen monsoon forecasts and predicting coastal erosion patterns. Better understanding of sea level undulations could also inform future reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It doesn’t challenge it but certainly complicates it. Researchers use various models to extrapolate future trends on sea level rise and quantify the risk it poses to coastal populations. Several of these model, however, lack the resolution power to capture the vagaries of local climate and it is assumed that what is true for one sea will broadly apply to the others too. 

Q. What according to you, would be the most suitable title for the passage?
 

Solution:
QUESTION: 98

Directions : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/ Phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The effects of Global warming are everywhere and the oceans are also greatly affected by it. There are two broad mechanisms at work. Heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels makes water expand and separately, melting ice sheets begin to add water to the world’s oceans. Were you to peruse NASA’s satellite data on the average rise and fall in sea levels, it shows that the seas on average have risen 85 mm since 1993, adding about 3.5 mm annually. Since 2004, it has been known that the Indian Ocean has been rising particularly rapidly. However, it turned out that this was specific to a smaller stretch called the North Indian Ocean, which consists of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and a large part of the Indian Ocean until the 5-degree S latitude. This is an imaginary line cutting through Indonesia, central Africa and Peru. More surprisingly, as a team of oceanographers observed in a report published in the March edition of the peer-reviewed Climate Dynamics, the North Indian Ocean sea levels actually dipped between 1993 and 2004, at about 0.3 mm per year, but after 2004, the rise was 6 mm annually. Such a fluctuating trend hasn’t been observed for the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Unlike the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, the North Indian Ocean is hemmed in on all sides, except an outlet on the southern side. This influences the rate at which heat is absorbed and flushed out from within the system. According to their calculations, heat was moving out slower after 2004 than during the 1990s. Moreover, wind flows, which led to warm water welling up on the Indian Ocean surface, changed directions every decade and probably influenced sea level patterns. This means a rise in average global temperature doesn’t mean a concurrent rise in sea levels everywhere. Every year in the last decade has broken temperature records that have held for over a century but researchers associated with this study are willing to wager that North Indian Ocean levels may see a fall over the next decade (like seen between 1993 and 2004). This points to a need for more research to understand the inherent variability of the Indian Ocean. This could help sharpen monsoon forecasts and predicting coastal erosion patterns. Better understanding of sea level undulations could also inform future reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It doesn’t challenge it but certainly complicates it. Researchers use various models to extrapolate future trends on sea level rise and quantify the risk it poses to coastal populations. Several of these model, however, lack the resolution power to capture the vagaries of local climate and it is assumed that what is true for one sea will broadly apply to the others too. 

Q. Which of the following statements/facts is/are true regarding the North Indian Ocean?
(A) North Indian Ocean is a small stretch of the ocean, consisting of the Pacific Ocean, the Arabian Sea and a large part of the Indian Ocean until the 5-degree S latitude
(B) Unlike the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, the North Indian Ocean is hemmed in on all sides, except an outlet on the southern side
(C) The rate at which heat is absorbed and flushed out from within the North Indian Ocean is influenced by the outlet on its northern side

Solution:
QUESTION: 99

Directions : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/ Phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The effects of Global warming are everywhere and the oceans are also greatly affected by it. There are two broad mechanisms at work. Heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels makes water expand and separately, melting ice sheets begin to add water to the world’s oceans. Were you to peruse NASA’s satellite data on the average rise and fall in sea levels, it shows that the seas on average have risen 85 mm since 1993, adding about 3.5 mm annually. Since 2004, it has been known that the Indian Ocean has been rising particularly rapidly. However, it turned out that this was specific to a smaller stretch called the North Indian Ocean, which consists of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and a large part of the Indian Ocean until the 5-degree S latitude. This is an imaginary line cutting through Indonesia, central Africa and Peru. More surprisingly, as a team of oceanographers observed in a report published in the March edition of the peer-reviewed Climate Dynamics, the North Indian Ocean sea levels actually dipped between 1993 and 2004, at about 0.3 mm per year, but after 2004, the rise was 6 mm annually. Such a fluctuating trend hasn’t been observed for the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Unlike the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, the North Indian Ocean is hemmed in on all sides, except an outlet on the southern side. This influences the rate at which heat is absorbed and flushed out from within the system. According to their calculations, heat was moving out slower after 2004 than during the 1990s. Moreover, wind flows, which led to warm water welling up on the Indian Ocean surface, changed directions every decade and probably influenced sea level patterns. This means a rise in average global temperature doesn’t mean a concurrent rise in sea levels everywhere. Every year in the last decade has broken temperature records that have held for over a century but researchers associated with this study are willing to wager that North Indian Ocean levels may see a fall over the next decade (like seen between 1993 and 2004). This points to a need for more research to understand the inherent variability of the Indian Ocean. This could help sharpen monsoon forecasts and predicting coastal erosion patterns. Better understanding of sea level undulations could also inform future reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It doesn’t challenge it but certainly complicates it. Researchers use various models to extrapolate future trends on sea level rise and quantify the risk it poses to coastal populations. Several of these model, however, lack the resolution power to capture the vagaries of local climate and it is assumed that what is true for one sea will broadly apply to the others too. 

Q. Choose the word which is most similar in meaning to the word printed in bold as used in passage. CONCURRENT

Solution:
QUESTION: 100

Directions : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/ Phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions. The effects of Global warming are everywhere and the oceans are also greatly affected by it. There are two broad mechanisms at work. Heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels makes water expand and separately, melting ice sheets begin to add water to the world’s oceans. Were you to peruse NASA’s satellite data on the average rise and fall in sea levels, it shows that the seas on average have risen 85 mm since 1993, adding about 3.5 mm annually. Since 2004, it has been known that the Indian Ocean has been rising particularly rapidly. However, it turned out that this was specific to a smaller stretch called the North Indian Ocean, which consists of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and a large part of the Indian Ocean until the 5-degree S latitude. This is an imaginary line cutting through Indonesia, central Africa and Peru. More surprisingly, as a team of oceanographers observed in a report published in the March edition of the peer-reviewed Climate Dynamics, the North Indian Ocean sea levels actually dipped between 1993 and 2004, at about 0.3 mm per year, but after 2004, the rise was 6 mm annually. Such a fluctuating trend hasn’t been observed for the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Unlike the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, the North Indian Ocean is hemmed in on all sides, except an outlet on the southern side. This influences the rate at which heat is absorbed and flushed out from within the system. According to their calculations, heat was moving out slower after 2004 than during the 1990s. Moreover, wind flows, which led to warm water welling up on the Indian Ocean surface, changed directions every decade and probably influenced sea level patterns. This means a rise in average global temperature doesn’t mean a concurrent rise in sea levels everywhere. Every year in the last decade has broken temperature records that have held for over a century but researchers associated with this study are willing to wager that North Indian Ocean levels may see a fall over the next decade (like seen between 1993 and 2004). This points to a need for more research to understand the inherent variability of the Indian Ocean. This could help sharpen monsoon forecasts and predicting coastal erosion patterns. Better understanding of sea level undulations could also inform future reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It doesn’t challenge it but certainly complicates it. Researchers use various models to extrapolate future trends on sea level rise and quantify the risk it poses to coastal populations. Several of these model, however, lack the resolution power to capture the vagaries of local climate and it is assumed that what is true for one sea will broadly apply to the others too. 

Q. Choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the word printed in bold as used in passage VAGARIES
 

Solution:

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