SSC CGL Tier-I Mock Test - 33


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QUESTION: 1

64 : 126  216 : ?  

Solution:

x³ : (x + 1 )³ + 1 4³ :

(4 + 1)³ + 1 64 : 125 + 1 64 : 126

Similarly, 6³ : (6 + 1)³ + 1 216 : 343 + 1

216 : 344

QUESTION: 2

KPUW : NMXT  DQGJ : ?  

Solution:

K + 3 = N

P – 3 = M U + 3= X

W – 3 = T

Similarly, D + 3 = G

Q – 3 = N G + 3= J

J – 3 = G

QUESTION: 3

I.B is the brother of C.

II. D is the daughter of C.

III. L is the sister of B

IV. H is the mother of D.

How L is related to D?

Solution:

QUESTION: 4

A group of alphabets given with each being assigned a number. These have to be unscrambled into a meaningful word and correct order of letters may be indicated from the given responses.

H       A         S          R         F         C        E         I         N

1        2         3           4          5         6         7         8         9

Solution:
QUESTION: 5

Odd one out: 

Solution:
QUESTION: 6

 the given figure, which letter represents those teacher who teaches both Maths and Physics?

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

E, F, G, H and I are five sisters. G is younger than only two sisters. F is older than E but younger than G. I is not the oldest. Who is the oldest? 

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

19 : 109 ∷ 21 : ? 

Solution:

Solution : 19 × 5 = 95 = 9 + 5 + 95 = 109 21 × 5 = 105 = 1 + 0 + 5 + 105 = 111

QUESTION: 9

Find the odd one out. 

Solution:

39 × 6 = 234

84 × 6 = 504

112 × 6 = 672

93 × 6 = 558

QUESTION: 10

The following series is based on the English alphabets. Which one of the following will come in place of the question mark in the given alphabetical series?

DGL      MPU     WZE      HKP    ?

Solution:

D + 3 = G + 5 = L + 1 = M

M + 3 = P + 5 = U + 2 = W

W + 3 = Z + 5 = E + 3 = H

H + 3 = K + 5 = P + 4 = T

QUESTION: 11

If ‘–‘ means ‘addition’, ‘+’ means ‘subtraction’, ‘÷ ‘ means ‘multiplication‘ and ‘×’ means ‘division’ , then find the value of the expression given below:

20 × 5 – 14 + (10 ÷ 2) – 8 

Solution:

20 × 5 – 14 + (10 ÷ 2) – 8 20 ÷ 5 + 14 –

(10 × 25) + 8 4 + 14 – 20 + 8 18 – 20 +

8 26 – 20 = 6

QUESTION: 12

64 : 126  216 : ?  

Solution:

x³ : (x + 1 )³ + 1 4³ :

(4 + 1)³ + 1 64 : 125 + 1 64 : 126

Similarly, 6³ : (6 + 1)³ + 1 216 : 343 + 1

216 : 344

QUESTION: 13

Select the missing number from the given responses. 

Solution:

(2 × 4) + (3 × 2) = 8 + 6 = 14 (1 × 8) + (4 × 4) = 8 + 16 = 24 (8 × 5) + (6 × 3) = 40 + 18 = 58

QUESTION: 14

P, Q, R, S and T are five friends standing in a straight line facing towards north. P is on the immediate right of Q. T is between P and S. If R and Q are at the ends, which of the following is second to the left of R? 

Solution:

QUESTION: 15

Which one of the following will be the second last in according to the English dictionary? 

Solution:
QUESTION: 16

Rows of Matrix I are numbered 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 ‘C’ can be represented by 02, 11, 20, 22, 44 and ‘E’ can be represented by 04, 13, 40, 42. Identify the set for the word SPARROW.
Matrix I


Matrix II

Q. Find the code for the word “SPARROW” 

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

Three of the following are alike in a certain way and make a group. Which one is not from that group?

HLJ          IMK         RVT         DHG

Solution:

H + 4 = I, I - 2 = J I + 4 = M,

M - 2 = K R + 4 = V, V - 2 = T D + 4 = H,

H -1 = G

QUESTION: 18

After interchanging - and + , 6 and 7, which of the following equations becomes correct? 

Solution:

1. 40 + 6 × 13 – 7 × 2 = 104

⇒ 40 – 7 × 13 + 6 × 2 ⇒ 40 – 91 + 12

⇒ - 39 ≠ 104 2. 35 – 7 × 3 + 6 = 45

⇒ 35 + 6 × 3 – 7 ⇒ 35 + 18 – 7 ⇒ 46 ≠ 45 3. 6 × 14 + 36 ÷ 7 – 2 = 92

⇒ 7 × 14 – 36 ÷ 6 + 2 ⇒ 98 – 6 + 2 ⇒ 94 ≠ 92 4. 38 – 6 × 13 + 66 ÷ 7 = 118

⇒ 38 + 7 × 13 – 66 ÷ 6 ⇒ 38 + 91 – 11 ⇒ 118 = 118

Hence, option 4 is correct.

QUESTION: 19

From the given alternatives select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word
SUPPLEMENTARY  

Solution:
QUESTION: 20

Detest : Love ∷ Mirth :  

Solution:

Sadness is the opposite of Mirth

QUESTION: 21

Find the wrong one in the given series:
60          32                6                   8                 -6  

Solution:

60 ÷ 2 + 2 = 32

32 ÷ 4 - 4 = 4 4 ÷ 2 + 6 = 8

8 ÷ 2 - 8 = - 6

QUESTION: 22

Himachal Pradesh: Chenab:: ? 

Solution:

Chenab originates from Himachal Pradesh. Similarly, Hooghly originates from West Bengal.

QUESTION: 23

At what time between 8 and 11 o’clock will the hands of a watch be together? 

Solution:

To be together between 8 and 11o’clock, the minute hand has to gain 40 minutes spaces. 55 minutes spaces gained in 60 minutes. 40 minutes spaces are gained in (60/55×40) minutes or 43*7/11 minutes.

QUESTION: 24

Day before yesterday is Rahini’s birthday. On the same day next week falls ‘Janamasthmi’. Today is Saturday what will be the day after ‘Janamasthmi’?

Solution:

Birthday of Rahini = Saturday – 2 days = Thursday Janamashtmi falls on Thursday The Day after Janamashtmi = Thursday + 1 = Friday

QUESTION: 25

A piece of paper is folded and cut as shown below in the question figures from the given answer figures, indicates how it will appear when opened? 

Solution:
QUESTION: 26

In the following questions, which answer figure will complete the question figure? 

Solution:
QUESTION: 27

All Weather related phenomena take place in which layer of atmosphere?  

Solution:

About Troposphere : Tropos means Mixing. It is that layer of atmosphere where the mixing of gases take place. All weather related phenomena like during sunset and sunrise sky seems red, take place in this layer.

QUESTION: 28

Which Gland of the Human body secretes Melatonin? 

Solution:
QUESTION: 29

Which Five Year Plan in India has the tagline – Faster Sustainable and more inclusive growth? 

Solution:

12 Five Year Plan in India mainly focuses on Infrastructure and the infrastructure will be completed in India through PPP model. Therefore the approach of 12 Five Year Plan is – Faster Sustainable and more inclusive growth.

QUESTION: 30

Which of the following comes under the Core Sector?  

Solution:

The Core Sector includes 8 main Industries of economy which consists nearly 40% of the total share of Index of Industrial Production. They are – Coal, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Refinery Products, Fertilizers, Steel, Cement and Electricity.

QUESTION: 31

Match the Following Revolutions to their respective Agricultural Productions:

    Revolution                                      Productions

(i). Green Revolution                   (A) Fertilizers Production

(ii). Pink Revolution                    (B) Food Production

(iii). Silver Revolution                 (C) Shrimp Production

(iv). Grey Revolution                   (D) Egg and Poultry Production

Solution:
QUESTION: 32

When the Proportionate change in demand is more than the Proportionate Change in prices, the demand is known as 

Solution:

An elastic variable (with elasticity value greater than 1) is one which responds more than proportionally to changes in other variables. In contrast, an inelastic variable (with elasticity value less than 1) is one which changes less than proportionally in response to changes in other variables.

QUESTION: 33

Which of the Following T-Bills is not issued at present? 

Solution:

T-Bills are issued by RBI on the behalf of Government of India. This instrument is periodic in nature. 91 Days T-Bills is issued on every Friday. 182 and 364 Days T-Bills is issued on every alternate Wednesdays

QUESTION: 34

The Highest War point of the World lies in:

Solution:

The highest war point of the world is Siachen Glacier situated in Nubra valley lies in Karakoram range of Trans Himalayas.

QUESTION: 35

Which Anti-hunger activist is honored by Queen Elizabeth II on June 29, 2017? 

Solution:

Anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra has been selected for prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award with 60 others from all 53 Commonwealth countries in Buckingham Palace.

QUESTION: 36

The Famous Sun Temple at Konark (Odisha) is built in which Dynasty of Ancient India?1. 

Solution:
QUESTION: 37

Match the Following Articles of Indian Constitution to their respective Descriptions.

 (i) Article 45                           (A) Separation of Judiciary from Executive i.e., PM

(ii) Article 46                           (B) Provision for early childhood

(iii) Article 48                          (C) Promotion of Educational and economic interests of SC, ST

(iv) Article 50                          (D) Organization of Agriculture and Animal husbandry.    

Solution:
QUESTION: 38

The Atom Bomb dropped in Nagasaki is an uncontrolled nuclear fission made up of: 

Solution:

The Atom bomb dropped in Nagasaki (Japan) commonly known as Fat Man is made up of Plutonium.

QUESTION: 39

How many Indian states share land boundaries with Nepal? 

Solution:

5 states of India shares the land boundaries with Nepal – Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Sikkim and West Bengal.

QUESTION: 40

Potassium Permanganate is used for purifying drinking water, because it –  

Solution:

Compounds like potassium permanganate and hydrogen peroxide are chemical deodorizers and they eliminate malodorous by means of oxidation.

QUESTION: 41

Arrange the following list of the Cities covered in the Swachh Bharat Survey 2017 in their rankings from top to bottom.

A. Bhopal             B. Surat             C. Vishakhapatnam       D. Indore

Solution:

Indore is India’s cleanest city, according to the Swachh Survekshan 2017 (Swachh Bharat survey 2017), which was conducted in 434 cities and towns of the country. Other top 3 cleanest cities of the country are Bhopal, Visakhapatnam, Surat.

QUESTION: 42

The first Football World Cup final was played between:  

Solution:

The first Football world cup was held at Uruguay and the Final match is played between Uruguay and Argentina where Uruguay beats Argentina.

QUESTION: 43

Match the Following Important Congress Session with their respective Importance:

  Place and Year                              Importance

(i) Nagpur,1920                             A. Formation of Swaraj Party

(ii) Gaya,1922                                B. Annie Beasant became 1st women President

(iii) Kanpur,1925                           C. Gandhian programme was adopted. Change in Congress Constitution

(iv) Calcutta,1917                          D. Sarojini Naidu became 1st Indian women President 

Solution:
QUESTION: 44

Which of the following is known as the Guardian of the Public Purse?

Solution:

Comptroller and Auditor General is the guardian of the public purse and it is his function to see that not a paisa is spent without the authority of Parliament.

QUESTION: 45

The atoms which contains same number of Electrons are known as: 

Solution:

Isoelectronic are atoms/molecules/ions containing the same number of electrons. Isotopes are atoms of the elements having the same atomic number but different mass number. Isobars are atoms of the elements having the same mass number but different atomic number. Isotones are atoms of elements having the same number of neutrons.

QUESTION: 46

Skin, Intestine and Glands are the example of : 

Solution:

Epithelial Tissue cover the external surface of the body and internal free surface of many organs. Example- skin, intestine, gland, trachea etc.

QUESTION: 47

The Largest Hindu temple in the world is: 

Solution:

Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia built by Suryavarman-II dedicated to god Vishnu in 12 century. It is spread in 500 acres.

QUESTION: 48

Which of the following World organization has not its headquarter at New York? 

Solution:

UNRISD has its headquarter at Geneva (Switzerland). It is formed in 1963

QUESTION: 49

In the Union Budget of 1997-98, which of the following Public sector undertaking is not included in “Navratnas”? 

Solution:

In the Union Budget of 1997-98, nine public sector undertakings, which performed very well given the name of Navratnas and were made autonomous. Coal India Limited (CIL) included later in the list of Navratnas.

QUESTION: 50

The First Law Officer of the Government of India is :

Solution:

The Attorney General for India is the Indian government's chief legal advisor, and its primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. He is appointed by the President of India under Article 76(1) of the Constitution.

QUESTION: 51

Who among the following is the first Indian to receive both Nobel Prize and Bharat Ratna? 

Solution:

Raman mainly worked in the field of atomic physics and electromagnetism and was presented Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 and also awarded as Bharat Ratna in 1954.

QUESTION: 52

Find the Value of √(-√3+√(3+8√(7+4√3) ) )  

Solution:

√(-√3+√(3+8√(7+4√3) ) )

√(-√3+√(3+8√(4+3+2×2×√3) ) )

√(-√3+√(3+8√(2²+(√3)²+2×2×√3) ) )

√(-√3+√(3+8√((2+√3)²)) )

√(-√3+√(3+8(2+√3)))

√(-√3+√(3+16+8√3) )

√(-√3+√(19+8√3) )

√(-√3+√(16+3+2×4×√3) )

√(-√3+√(4²+(√3)²+2×4×√3) )

√(-√3+√((4+√3)²)) √(-√3+4+ √3) = √4 = 2

QUESTION: 53

The remainder obtained when (47³ + 35³) is divided by 41 is 

Solution:

(a^n + b^n) is always divisible by (a + b),

when n is an odd power (47+35) = 82

Factors of 82 = (1, 2, 41 and 82) So, (47³ + 35³) is completely divided by 41 Hence, remainder = 0

QUESTION: 54

A toy is sold for Rs. 900 at 50% profit when profit is calculated on selling price. Find the profit% on cost price? 

Solution:

Selling price = Rs. 900

Profit on selling price = 50%

Profit = 900 × 50/100 = Rs. 450 So, cost price = 900 - 450 (selling price - profit) = 450 Profit on selling price = 450/450× 100 = 100%

QUESTION: 55

If x + 1/x = 5 then find out the value of x⁵ + 1/(x⁵)? 

Solution:

If x+ 1/x = 5

Then x^2+1/x^2 = 23 and

x^3+1/x^3 = 110 so x^5+1/x^5 = (x^2+1/x^2 ) (x^3+1/x^3 ) - (x+1/x) x^5+1/x^5 = (23 × 110) - (5) = 2530 - 5 =

2525 Formula used: If x+1/x = a

x^2+1/x^2 = a²-2 x+1/x = a x^3+1/x^3 = a³ - 3a

QUESTION: 56

If the altitude of an equilateral triangle is 9 cm then find out its area?  

Solution:

Altitude of equilateral triangle = 9 cm √3/2 × side = altitude side = (9×2)/√3 = 6√3 cm Area of equilateral triangle = √3/4 × side² = √3/4 × 6√3 × 6√3 = 27√3 cm²

QUESTION: 57

If a wheel covers a distance of 880 m in 40 rotations, then the diameter of the wheel is?  

Solution:

Distance covered in 40 rotations = 880 m Distance covered in 1 rotations = 880/40 = 22 m ∴ Distance covered in 1 rotation = circumference of the wheel 2πr = 22m 2r (diameter) = (22 × 7)/22 = 7 m

QUESTION: 58

In a right angles trainagle, one acute angle is double the other. If the length of its hypotenuse is 20 cm, the find its area?

Solution:


Let acute angle be x Other acute angle be 2x Sum of all the angles of triangle = 180° x + 2x + 90 = 180 3x = 90 x = 30 In ∆ABC sin60° = AC/BC 1/2 = BC/20 → BC = 10 cm cos60° = AB/AC →AB/20 √3/2 = AB/20 - AB = 10√3 Area of triangle = 1/2 × base × height = 1/2 × 10√3 × 10 = 50√3 cm²

QUESTION: 59

If the lengths of three medians of a triangle are 18 cm, 24 cm and 30 cm, then what will be the area (in sq. cm) of the triangle? 

Solution:


D = 18 cm. BE = 24 cm CF = 30 cm Let G be the centroid of a triangle. Length of

AG = 2/3 × 18 = 12 cm Length of BG =

2/3 × 24 = 16 cm Length of CG = 2/3 × 30 = 20 cm (Centroid divides median in

the ratio of 1 : 2) Area of ∆AGB = 1/2 × AG × BG = 1/2 × 12 × 16 = 96 cm²

9d7 2/2 Area of ∆ABC = 3 × Area of ∆AGB = 3 × 96 = 288 cm²

QUESTION: 60

The length of three perpendicular distances of three sides of an equilateral triangle from a point which lies inside that triangle are 9 cm, 8 cm and 7 cm respectively. What is the perimeter of the triangle?  

Solution:

Let in ∆ABC, AB = BC = CA = a cm ON ⊥ AB OM ⊥ AC OP ⊥ BC Whose length

respectively is ON = 9 cm, OM = 8 cm,

OP = 7 cm. Area of ∆ABC = Area of

∆AOB + Area of ∆AOC + Area of ∆BOC

√3/4 a² = 1/2 × ON × AB + 1/2 × OM ×

AC + 1/2 × OP × BC √3/4 a² = 1/2 × 9 ×

a + 1/2 × 8 × a + 1/2 × 7 × a √3/4 a² = \

1/2a (9 + 8 + 7) √3/4 a² = 1/2 a × 24

√3/4 a² = 12 a a = (12 × 4)/√3 a = 4√3×

4 = 13√3 Side of ∆ABC, a = 16√3 ∴

Perimeter = 3 × 16√3 = 48√3

QUESTION: 61

The value of (3tan10°-tan³10°)/(1-3tan²10°) is equal to  

Solution:

tan3θ = (3tan10°-tan³10°)/(1-3tan²10°) (3tan10°-tan³10°)/(1-3tan²10°) = tan3 × 10° → tan30° = 1/√3

QUESTION: 62

Directions
What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?
226        231       466       ?       5606    28031        

Solution:

226 × 1 + 5 = 231 231 × 2 + 4 = 466

466 × 3 + 3 = 1401 1401 × 4 + 2 = 5606

5606 × 5 + 1 = 28031

QUESTION: 63

Four of the five parts numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) are exactly equal. The number of that part which is not equal will be your answer .

Solution:

except it, others are equal to 2 √2401 -

√2209 = 49 – 47 = 2 √1849 - √1681 = 43

– 41 = 2 √2304 - √2025 = 48 – 45 = 3

√1296 - √1156 = 36 – 34 = 2

QUESTION: 64

A and B together can do a piece of work in 30 days, B and C together can do it in 20 days. A starts the work and works on it for 5 days, then B takes it up and works for 15 days. Finally, C finishes the work in 18 days. In how many days can C do the work when doing it separately (in days)?  

Solution:

(A + B)’s 1 day work = 1/30 And (B + C)’s 1 day work = 1/20 Also, A’s 5 days

w + B’s 15 days w + C’s 18 days w = 1

work ⇒ A’s 5 days w + B’s 5 days w +

B’s 10 days w + C’s 10 day w + C’s 8 day w = 1 work ⇒ (A + B)’s 5 days w +

(B + C)’s 10 days w + C’s 8 days work = 1 work ⇒ 5/30 + 10/20 + C’s 8 days work = 1 work ⇒ 1/6 + 1/2 + C’s 8 days

work = 1 work ⇒ C’s 8 days work = 1 – ( 1/6 + 1/2 ) work ⇒ C’s 8 days work = 1 –

((1 + 3)/6) = 1 - 4/6 = 1 - 2/3 ∴ C’s 8

days w = 1/3 work ∴ C will complete the work in 8 × 3 = 24 days

QUESTION: 65

The numerator of a fraction is 9 less than its denominator. If the numerator is decreased by 4 and the denominator is increased by 2, then the denominator is 16 times the numerator. Find the fraction 

Solution:

Let denominator be x and then

numerator will be x – 9

∴16(x – 9 – 4) = x + 2 16(x – 13 ) = x + 2

16x – 208 = x + 2 X = 210 /15 = 14

Fraction = 5 /14

QUESTION: 66

Two cars X and Y start from two places A and B respectively which are 700 km apart at 9 a.m. Both the cars run at an average speed of 60 km/hr towards each other. Car X stops at 10 a.m. and again starts at 11 a.m. While the other car Y continues to run without stopping. When do the two cars cross each other?  

Solution:

Till 11 a.m. Dist. Covered by X = 60 km and Till 11 a.m. Dist. Covered by Y =

120 km Remaining distance to be

covered at 11 a.m. = 700 – 180 = 520 km Relative speed of X and Y = 120 Km / hr

∴ Time taken = 520/120 =13/3 hrs. = 4 hrs. 20 min. ∴ Two cars will cross each other at 3.20 p.m.

QUESTION: 67

In a club of singers and dancers, 10% of the artists are absent on a particular day and 90% of the present artists are dancers. If 2,250 singers are present on that particular day, find the total number of artists in that club?  

Solution:

Let, total number of artists be x. Total number of present artists = 90% of x ∴ Number of singers who are present = 10% of 90% of x As per the question, number of present singers = 2,250 ∴ 10% of 90% of x = 2,250 ⇒ x = (2250 × 100 × 100 )/(10 × 90) = 25,000 ∴ Total number of artists= 25,000.

QUESTION: 68

A man wants to invest Rs. 16176 in a fixed deposit for his two daughters whose ages are 12 years  and 16 years in such a  way that, they will get equal amount at an age at 120 years at the rate of 33  % per annum compounded annually. Find the share of younger daughter?

Solution:

Younger daughterElder Daughter (Maturity date of 108 years104 Years

Fixed deposit) = (Let, principal) = Rs. cRs. B After 120 years they will get

equal amount C (1+1/3)^108=B (1+1/3)^104 C (4/3)^108=B (4/3)^104 C (4/3)^4=B C/B =81/256 Therefore, the sum of 16,176 is invested in a ratio of

81:256 between these two. ∴ Share of younger daughter = 16176/(81+256) ×

81 = 16176/337 × 81 = 3,888 ixambee Approach = Rate = 331/3 % = 1/3 The division of sum is in Younger

daughterElder Daughter If difference in ages is 1 years 3 4

QUESTION: 69

Find the compound Interest on Rs. 8,000 @15 % p.a for 2 years 4 month Compounded annually? 

Solution:

C.I for 1 st year = (8000 × 15 × 1)/100 =1200 C.I for 2nd year = (9200 × 15 × 1)/100 = 1380 C.I for 1/3 year = (10580 × 15 × 1)/(100 × 3) = 529 Total C. I = 1200 + 1380 + 529 = Rs. 3109

QUESTION: 70

The sum to n terms of the series 1 + 1 + 3 + 1 + 3 + 5 + 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 …………………… is 1.

Solution:

Series of n terms is = 1+4+9+16+…………………..+ n² 12+22+32+42+…………………….+ n² = (n(n+1)(2n+1))/6

QUESTION: 71

In a class, 3/5 of the students are girls and rest are boys. If 2/9 of the girls and 1/4 of the boys are absent. What part of the total number of students are present?  

Solution:

Let the total number of students in a class be x ∴ According to the question, Number of girls = 3/5 x and number of boys = x - 3/5 x = 2/5 x Number of girls who are absent = 3/5 × 2/9 x = 6x/45 and number of boys who are absent = 2/5 × 1/4 x = x/10 ∴ Total number of students who are present = x - 6x/45 - x/10 = (90x - 12x - 9x)/90 = 69x/90 = 23x/30 ∴ The 23/30 part of the students are present in the class

QUESTION: 72

Directions

Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow:

Number of male (M) and female(F) employees in 4 different companies over the years.

What was the total number of male employees in company C in the year 2010 and the number of female employees in company D in the year 2008?

Solution:

Number of male employees in company C= 40 Number of female employees in company D= 65 Total = 40 + 65 = 105

QUESTION: 73

Directions

Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow:

Number of male (M) and female(F) employees in 4 different companies over the years.

In which year was the difference between the number of male employees and female employees in company B is the lowest?

 

Solution:

QUESTION: 74

Directions

Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow:

Number of male (M) and female(F) employees in 4 different companies over the years.

What was the ratio of the number of male employees in company A in the year 2008 to the number of female employees in company D in the year 2011?

 

Solution:

Number of male employees in company A = 75 Number of female employees in company D = 55 Ratio = 75:55= 15:11

QUESTION: 75

Directions

Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow:

Number of male (M) and female(F) employees in 4 different companies over the years.

The number of female employees in company B in the year 2007 was approximately what per cent of the number of male employees in company A in the year 2010?

 

Solution:

Number of female employees in company B= 45

Number of male employees in company A = 70

Required %= (45 x 100)/70 x 100 = 64% approx.

QUESTION: 76

Directions
In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word : 
Authentic  

Solution:

Authentic – Genuine, True, Realistic, Original Initiate - Pledge, Newcomer, Recruit Approve – Favour, Support, Agree Fluency – ease, Confidence, Smoothness Spurious – Fake, Counterfeit, Sham, Bogus, Forged

QUESTION: 77

Directions
In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word : 

Forbid

Solution:

Forbid – Prohibit, Ban, Hinder,

Stop Pleasant – Enjoyable. Lovely,

Nice Forgive - Pardon, Excuse, Absolve Allow – Permit, Agree,

Consent Shallow – Thin, Light, Narrow

QUESTION: 78

Directions
In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word : 
Apathetic

Solution:

Apathetic – Indifferent, Uninterested, Lazy Vulnerable – Weak, Helpless, Exposed Enthusiastic – Excited, Eager, Passionate Smuggled – Trafficked, Rustled Escort – Companion, Attendant Guide

QUESTION: 79

Directions

In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word : 

Hostile

Solution:

Hostile – Aggressive, Unfriendly,

Antagonistic Friendly – Outgoing, Responsive,

Sociable Inherent – Essential, Integral, Inborn

Diagnosis – Analysis, Judgement, Verdict

Vital – Energetic, Dynamic, Vibrant

QUESTION: 80

Directions

In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word : 

Consequent 

Solution:

Consequent – Resulting, Following,

Subsequent. Complex – Compound, Multipart,

Composite Examined – Inspected, Observed,

Surveyed Beginning – Commencement,

Launch, Creation Adopt – Accept, Assume, Approve

QUESTION: 81

irections

In the following questions four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. 

Find the correctly spelt word as your answer. 

Solution:
QUESTION: 82

irections

In the following questions four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. 

Find the correctly spelt word as your answer.

Solution:
QUESTION: 83

Directions

In each of the following questions, choose the word which can be substitute for the given phrase/sentence.

One who studies words and languages

Solution:
QUESTION: 84

Directions

In each of the following questions, choose the word which can be substitute for the given phrase/sentence.

One who is selflessly concerned with welfare of others

Solution:
QUESTION: 85

Directions

In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase and mark it as your answer.

 

Q. to hit the headlines

Solution:
QUESTION: 86

Directions

In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase and mark it as your answer.

 

Q. to chew the cud

Solution:
QUESTION: 87

Directions

In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase and mark it as your answer.

 

Q. to clear the deck

Solution:
QUESTION: 88

Directions

In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase and mark it as your answer.

 

Q. to foot the bill

Solution:
QUESTION: 89

Directions

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error, mark "No Error" as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation).

Q. The chairman is accessible for staff members, especially those with a personal problems. 

Solution:

“to” in place of “for”

QUESTION: 90

Directions

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error, mark "No Error" as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation).

Q. Any state expecting to be taken seriously must first organize themselves to behave seriously. 

 

Solution:

itself” instead of “themselves”

QUESTION: 91

Directions

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error, mark "No Error" as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation).

Q. If things will  go well in one part of the world, it will have ripple effects in other places.

Solution:

delete ‘will’.

QUESTION: 92

Directions

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error, mark "No Error" as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation).

Q. The world is not kind to those who does not tackle their own problems. 

Solution:

“do not” in place of “does no

QUESTION: 93

Directions

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error, mark "No Error" as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation).

Q. Born on December 17, 1924 he studied at Chennai’s R.S. High School, after which he joins Presidency College.

Solution:

“joined” instead of “joins

QUESTION: 94

In each of the following questions, three out of four words given have the same meaning. Mark the number as your answer  which is different in meaning from the other words.  

Solution:

Fortuitous - occurring by happy chance

Grandiloquent, Rhetorical, Ostentatious -lofty in style

QUESTION: 95

In each of the following questions, three out of four words given have the same meaning. Mark the number as your answer   which is different in meaning from the other words. 

Solution:
QUESTION: 96

Directions

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow based on it :

Armed with the powers, a little over a month ago, to get lenders and defaulting borrowers to sit down and address the messy task of cleaning up toxic bad debts, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to crack the whip. The central bank’s decision to act on the advice of its Internal Advisory Committee and direct lenders to initiate insolvency proceedings against 12 corporate borrowers — each owing in excess of ₹5,000 crore — has come not a day too soon. With gross non-performing assets (NPAs) at about ₹7 lakh crore, a regulatory intervention was imperativenot only to safeguard the health of the banking system but also to ward off any wider impact on the economy. RBI Governor underscored the importance of tackling the bad loans problem as recently as during the June 6-7 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee when he said: “The quiescent investment cycle remains a key macroeconomic concern. It is, therefore, imperative to ensure resolution of stressed assets of banks and timely recapitalization [of public sector lenders].” While the RBI has not divulged the names of the defaulting dozen, reports suggest they are largely made up of steelmakers and infrastructure companies. That steel companies were among the worst-hit in the wake of the global downturn in commodity prices and depressed demand in recent years is widely known; to that extent the sector’s presence in the list comes as no surprise.

The onus now shifts to the lender consortiums to expedite the insolvency process under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The enabling architecture is now in place to speedily bring a defaulting borrower’s operations under the purview of an insolvency professional, once the National Company Law Tribunal has accepted the creditors’ application for initiating insolvency proceedings against the debtor. But the actual timeframe in which the resolution is going to occur remains to be seen, given that the IBC is still in its infancy. While the code has been drafted to bring under its ambit existing laws related to insolvency and bankruptcy, thereby curtailing the options available to a borrower who wishes to mount a legal challenge, the proof of the pudding as always will be in the eating. The fate of this long-overdue attempt at resolving the banking sector’s NPA crisis will ultimately be determined by how quickly the lender consortia are able to initiate the implementation of a resolution plan that retains the defaulting company as a going concern — there are, after all, thousands of direct and indirect jobs at stake here. Or, in the absence of approval for such a plan, start taking steps to liquidate assets.

Q. Who suggested the RBI to initiate bankruptcy actions against high borrowers?

Solution:

The internal advisory committee of the RBI bank

QUESTION: 97

Directions

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow based on it :

Armed with the powers, a little over a month ago, to get lenders and defaulting borrowers to sit down and address the messy task of cleaning up toxic bad debts, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to crack the whip. The central bank’s decision to act on the advice of its Internal Advisory Committee and direct lenders to initiate insolvency proceedings against 12 corporate borrowers — each owing in excess of ₹5,000 crore — has come not a day too soon. With gross non-performing assets (NPAs) at about ₹7 lakh crore, a regulatory intervention was imperativenot only to safeguard the health of the banking system but also to ward off any wider impact on the economy. RBI Governor underscored the importance of tackling the bad loans problem as recently as during the June 6-7 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee when he said: “The quiescent investment cycle remains a key macroeconomic concern. It is, therefore, imperative to ensure resolution of stressed assets of banks and timely recapitalization [of public sector lenders].” While the RBI has not divulged the names of the defaulting dozen, reports suggest they are largely made up of steelmakers and infrastructure companies. That steel companies were among the worst-hit in the wake of the global downturn in commodity prices and depressed demand in recent years is widely known; to that extent the sector’s presence in the list comes as no surprise.

The onus now shifts to the lender consortiums to expedite the insolvency process under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The enabling architecture is now in place to speedily bring a defaulting borrower’s operations under the purview of an insolvency professional, once the National Company Law Tribunal has accepted the creditors’ application for initiating insolvency proceedings against the debtor. But the actual timeframe in which the resolution is going to occur remains to be seen, given that the IBC is still in its infancy. While the code has been drafted to bring under its ambit existing laws related to insolvency and bankruptcy, thereby curtailing the options available to a borrower who wishes to mount a legal challenge, the proof of the pudding as always will be in the eating. The fate of this long-overdue attempt at resolving the banking sector’s NPA crisis will ultimately be determined by how quickly the lender consortia are able to initiate the implementation of a resolution plan that retains the defaulting company as a going concern — there are, after all, thousands of direct and indirect jobs at stake here. Or, in the absence of approval for such a plan, start taking steps to liquidate assets.

Q. Why was the action taken by the RBI to initiate insolvency proceedings against high borrowers important?

Solution:

It is clearly stated in the passage ‘regulatory intervention was imperative not only to safeguard the health of the banking system but also to ward off any wider impact on the economy.’

QUESTION: 98

Directions

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow based on it :

Armed with the powers, a little over a month ago, to get lenders and defaulting borrowers to sit down and address the messy task of cleaning up toxic bad debts, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to crack the whip. The central bank’s decision to act on the advice of its Internal Advisory Committee and direct lenders to initiate insolvency proceedings against 12 corporate borrowers — each owing in excess of ₹5,000 crore — has come not a day too soon. With gross non-performing assets (NPAs) at about ₹7 lakh crore, a regulatory intervention was imperativenot only to safeguard the health of the banking system but also to ward off any wider impact on the economy. RBI Governor underscored the importance of tackling the bad loans problem as recently as during the June 6-7 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee when he said: “The quiescent investment cycle remains a key macroeconomic concern. It is, therefore, imperative to ensure resolution of stressed assets of banks and timely recapitalization [of public sector lenders].” While the RBI has not divulged the names of the defaulting dozen, reports suggest they are largely made up of steelmakers and infrastructure companies. That steel companies were among the worst-hit in the wake of the global downturn in commodity prices and depressed demand in recent years is widely known; to that extent the sector’s presence in the list comes as no surprise.

The onus now shifts to the lender consortiums to expedite the insolvency process under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The enabling architecture is now in place to speedily bring a defaulting borrower’s operations under the purview of an insolvency professional, once the National Company Law Tribunal has accepted the creditors’ application for initiating insolvency proceedings against the debtor. But the actual timeframe in which the resolution is going to occur remains to be seen, given that the IBC is still in its infancy. While the code has been drafted to bring under its ambit existing laws related to insolvency and bankruptcy, thereby curtailing the options available to a borrower who wishes to mount a legal challenge, the proof of the pudding as always will be in the eating. The fate of this long-overdue attempt at resolving the banking sector’s NPA crisis will ultimately be determined by how quickly the lender consortia are able to initiate the implementation of a resolution plan that retains the defaulting company as a going concern — there are, after all, thousands of direct and indirect jobs at stake here. Or, in the absence of approval for such a plan, start taking steps to liquidate assets.

Q. Whose approval does the creditor need in order to begin with the insolvency process?

Solution:

It’s mentioned in the passage that “once the National Company Law Tribunal has accepted the creditors’ application for initiating insolvency proceedings against the debtor”

QUESTION: 99

Directions

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow based on it :

Armed with the powers, a little over a month ago, to get lenders and defaulting borrowers to sit down and address the messy task of cleaning up toxic bad debts, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to crack the whip. The central bank’s decision to act on the advice of its Internal Advisory Committee and direct lenders to initiate insolvency proceedings against 12 corporate borrowers — each owing in excess of ₹5,000 crore — has come not a day too soon. With gross non-performing assets (NPAs) at about ₹7 lakh crore, a regulatory intervention was imperativenot only to safeguard the health of the banking system but also to ward off any wider impact on the economy. RBI Governor underscored the importance of tackling the bad loans problem as recently as during the June 6-7 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee when he said: “The quiescent investment cycle remains a key macroeconomic concern. It is, therefore, imperative to ensure resolution of stressed assets of banks and timely recapitalization [of public sector lenders].” While the RBI has not divulged the names of the defaulting dozen, reports suggest they are largely made up of steelmakers and infrastructure companies. That steel companies were among the worst-hit in the wake of the global downturn in commodity prices and depressed demand in recent years is widely known; to that extent the sector’s presence in the list comes as no surprise.

The onus now shifts to the lender consortiums to expedite the insolvency process under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The enabling architecture is now in place to speedily bring a defaulting borrower’s operations under the purview of an insolvency professional, once the National Company Law Tribunal has accepted the creditors’ application for initiating insolvency proceedings against the debtor. But the actual timeframe in which the resolution is going to occur remains to be seen, given that the IBC is still in its infancy. While the code has been drafted to bring under its ambit existing laws related to insolvency and bankruptcy, thereby curtailing the options available to a borrower who wishes to mount a legal challenge, the proof of the pudding as always will be in the eating. The fate of this long-overdue attempt at resolving the banking sector’s NPA crisis will ultimately be determined by how quickly the lender consortia are able to initiate the implementation of a resolution plan that retains the defaulting company as a going concern — there are, after all, thousands of direct and indirect jobs at stake here. Or, in the absence of approval for such a plan, start taking steps to liquidate assets.

Q. Find the word from the given options which has its meaning most similar to the word onus as used in the passage.

Solution:

onus means burden or obligation/responsibility

QUESTION: 100

Directions

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow based on it :

Armed with the powers, a little over a month ago, to get lenders and defaulting borrowers to sit down and address the messy task of cleaning up toxic bad debts, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to crack the whip. The central bank’s decision to act on the advice of its Internal Advisory Committee and direct lenders to initiate insolvency proceedings against 12 corporate borrowers — each owing in excess of ₹5,000 crore — has come not a day too soon. With gross non-performing assets (NPAs) at about ₹7 lakh crore, a regulatory intervention was imperativenot only to safeguard the health of the banking system but also to ward off any wider impact on the economy. RBI Governor underscored the importance of tackling the bad loans problem as recently as during the June 6-7 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee when he said: “The quiescent investment cycle remains a key macroeconomic concern. It is, therefore, imperative to ensure resolution of stressed assets of banks and timely recapitalization [of public sector lenders].” While the RBI has not divulged the names of the defaulting dozen, reports suggest they are largely made up of steelmakers and infrastructure companies. That steel companies were among the worst-hit in the wake of the global downturn in commodity prices and depressed demand in recent years is widely known; to that extent the sector’s presence in the list comes as no surprise.

The onus now shifts to the lender consortiums to expedite the insolvency process under the new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The enabling architecture is now in place to speedily bring a defaulting borrower’s operations under the purview of an insolvency professional, once the National Company Law Tribunal has accepted the creditors’ application for initiating insolvency proceedings against the debtor. But the actual timeframe in which the resolution is going to occur remains to be seen, given that the IBC is still in its infancy. While the code has been drafted to bring under its ambit existing laws related to insolvency and bankruptcy, thereby curtailing the options available to a borrower who wishes to mount a legal challenge, the proof of the pudding as always will be in the eating. The fate of this long-overdue attempt at resolving the banking sector’s NPA crisis will ultimately be determined by how quickly the lender consortia are able to initiate the implementation of a resolution plan that retains the defaulting company as a going concern — there are, after all, thousands of direct and indirect jobs at stake here. Or, in the absence of approval for such a plan, start taking steps to liquidate assets.

Q. Find the word from the given options which has its meaning most opposite to the word imperative as used in the passage.

Solution:

Subservient means meek whereas imperative means bossy and Authoritative.

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