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is more than one correct response, mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, 
choose ONLY ONE response for each item. 
You have to mark your responses ONLY on the separate Answer Sheet provided. See directions in 
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Sheets for rough work are appended in the Test Booklet at the end. 
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There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a 
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If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong answer even if one 
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for that question. 
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Time Allowed: Two Hours 
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INSTRUCTIONS 
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You have to enter your Roll Number on the Test 
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is more than one correct response, mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, 
choose ONLY ONE response for each item. 
You have to mark your responses ONLY on the separate Answer Sheet provided. See directions in 
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All items carry equal marks. 
Before you proceed to mark in the Answer Sheet the response to various items in the Test Booklet, 
you have to fill in some particulars in the Answer Sheet as per instructions sent to you with your 
Admission Certificate. 
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concluded, you should hand over to the Invigilator only the Answer Sheet You are permitted to take 
away with you the Test Booklet. 
Sheets for rough work are appended in the Test Booklet at the end. 
Penalty for wrong Answers: 
THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE. 
There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a 
wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that 
question will be deducted as penalty. 
If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong answer even if one 
of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above to that 
question. 
If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty 
for that question. 
DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST BOOKLET UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO 
1. Which one of the following is not a 
component of 'Capital Receipts'? 
Market borrowings including 
special bonds 
External loans raised by the Central 
Government from abroad 
Receipts from taxes on property 
and capital transactions 
Provident Funds (State 'Provident 
Funds and Public Provident Fund) 
2. Which one of the following statement 
is correct with respect to the 'societal 
development'? 
Behaviour grows into habits, habits 
into tradition and tradition becomes 
custom 
Customs grow into mores and 
mores grow into custom 
Behaviours grow into customs and 
customs grow into traditions 
Folkways grow into tradition and 
traditions grow into customs 
3. Which one of the following statement is 
correct with respect to 'the convergence 
theory' on social change? 
The societal adaptive culture is 
changing more slowly 
As societies become modernized, 
they begin to resemble one another 
more closely 
The developed countries show 
mord growth in social changes than 
the less developed countries 
Strong opposition by old people 
retards the social change 
4. With respect to the conduct and perform-
ance of a company, 'perfect competition' 
refers to 
Large number of small firms pro- 
ducing differentiated products 
Complete freedom in economic life 
and absence of rivalry among firms 
Many companies selling similar 
products with free entry 
Sole producer selling a distinct 
product 
5. The cheapest method of marketing of 
securities with the only cost incurred 
being on sending 'letters of rights' to 
existing holders is 
Public issue through prospectus 
method 
Offer for sale method 
Rights issue 
Subscription by inside coterie 
method 
6. 'Fiscal policy' means 
Balancing the revenue collection 
and expenditure 
Establishing equilibrium between 
demand and supply of goods and 
services 
Use of taxation, public borrowing 
and public expenditure by Govern-
ment for purposes of 'stabilization' 
or 'development' 
Deficiency as an instrument of 
growth 
V13Y-G-DST — A 	 2 
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Time Allowed: Two Hours 
TEST BOOKLET 
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Maximum Marks : 200 
INSTRUCTIONS 
IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE EXAMINATION, YOU SHOULD 
CHECK THAT THIS TEST BOOKLET DOES NOT HAVE ANY UNPAINTED OR TORN OR 
MISSING PAGES OR ITEMS, ETC. IF SO, GET IT REPLACED BY A COMPLETE TEST 
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PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS THE CANDIDATE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENCODE AND 
FILL IN THE ROLL NUMBER AND TEST BOOKLET SERIES CODE A, B, C OR D CARE-
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PLACES IN THE OMR ANSWER SHEET. ANY OMISSION/DISCREPANCY WILL 
RENDER THE ANSWER SHEET LIABLE FOR REJECTION. 
You have to enter your Roll Number on the Test 
Booklet in the Box provided alongside. DO NOT 
write anything else on the Test Booklet. 
This Test Booklet contains 100 items (questions). Each item comprises four responses (answers). You 
will select the response which you want to mark on the Answer Sheet. In case, you feel that there 
is more than one correct response, mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, 
choose ONLY ONE response for each item. 
You have to mark your responses ONLY on the separate Answer Sheet provided. See directions in 
the Answer Sheet. 
All items carry equal marks. 
Before you proceed to mark in the Answer Sheet the response to various items in the Test Booklet, 
you have to fill in some particulars in the Answer Sheet as per instructions sent to you with your 
Admission Certificate. 
IL 	 After you have completed filling in all your responses on the Answer Sheet and the examination has 
concluded, you should hand over to the Invigilator only the Answer Sheet You are permitted to take 
away with you the Test Booklet. 
Sheets for rough work are appended in the Test Booklet at the end. 
Penalty for wrong Answers: 
THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE. 
There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a 
wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that 
question will be deducted as penalty. 
If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong answer even if one 
of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above to that 
question. 
If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty 
for that question. 
DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST BOOKLET UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO 
1. Which one of the following is not a 
component of 'Capital Receipts'? 
Market borrowings including 
special bonds 
External loans raised by the Central 
Government from abroad 
Receipts from taxes on property 
and capital transactions 
Provident Funds (State 'Provident 
Funds and Public Provident Fund) 
2. Which one of the following statement 
is correct with respect to the 'societal 
development'? 
Behaviour grows into habits, habits 
into tradition and tradition becomes 
custom 
Customs grow into mores and 
mores grow into custom 
Behaviours grow into customs and 
customs grow into traditions 
Folkways grow into tradition and 
traditions grow into customs 
3. Which one of the following statement is 
correct with respect to 'the convergence 
theory' on social change? 
The societal adaptive culture is 
changing more slowly 
As societies become modernized, 
they begin to resemble one another 
more closely 
The developed countries show 
mord growth in social changes than 
the less developed countries 
Strong opposition by old people 
retards the social change 
4. With respect to the conduct and perform-
ance of a company, 'perfect competition' 
refers to 
Large number of small firms pro- 
ducing differentiated products 
Complete freedom in economic life 
and absence of rivalry among firms 
Many companies selling similar 
products with free entry 
Sole producer selling a distinct 
product 
5. The cheapest method of marketing of 
securities with the only cost incurred 
being on sending 'letters of rights' to 
existing holders is 
Public issue through prospectus 
method 
Offer for sale method 
Rights issue 
Subscription by inside coterie 
method 
6. 'Fiscal policy' means 
Balancing the revenue collection 
and expenditure 
Establishing equilibrium between 
demand and supply of goods and 
services 
Use of taxation, public borrowing 
and public expenditure by Govern-
ment for purposes of 'stabilization' 
or 'development' 
Deficiency as an instrument of 
growth 
V13Y-G-DST — A 	 2 
7. Which of the following come under the 
offerings of `MUDRA' Bank? 
Portfolio Credit Guarantee 
Credit for large industries 
MUDRA Card 
Credit Enhancement 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1, 2 and 3.c:only 
1, 3 and 4 only 
1, 2 and 4 only 
2, 3 and 4 only 
8. Which of the following is/are the key 
reasons for encouraging start up 
Entrepreneurship? 
Innovations 
Focusing on service industry 
Bringing the values of proactivity 
into the society 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
9. Which of the following are the main 
objectives of Gold Monetization Scheme 
launched in the country? 
To monetize gold holdings in the 
country 
To increase export of gold from the 
country 
To reduce India's import bill 
To meet the targets of reduction in 
fiscal deficit 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1 and 4 only 
2 and 4 only 
2 and 3 only 
1 and 3 only 
10. A person travelled by car 70 km towards 
north to A then covered 30 km turning 
left to B. Again he turned towards left 
and travelled 110 km to C. Then he 
cycled at the rate of 10 kin/hour towards 
the starting point. The time taken by 
him to reach the starting point from C 
will be 
(a) 1 only 
(a) 3 hours 
(b) 2 only 
 5 hours 
 1 and 3 only 
(c) 7 hours 
(d) 1, 2 and 3 
(d) 21 hours 
3 	 A — VBY-G-DST 
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T.B.C. : VBY-G-DST 
	 Test Booklet Series 
  
,Serial No. 
0280189 
Time Allowed: Two Hours 
TEST BOOKLET 
GENERAL STUDIES AND 
ENGINEERING APTITUDE 
 
Maximum Marks : 200 
INSTRUCTIONS 
IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE EXAMINATION, YOU SHOULD 
CHECK THAT THIS TEST BOOKLET DOES NOT HAVE ANY UNPAINTED OR TORN OR 
MISSING PAGES OR ITEMS, ETC. IF SO, GET IT REPLACED BY A COMPLETE TEST 
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PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS THE CANDIDATE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENCODE AND 
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RENDER THE ANSWER SHEET LIABLE FOR REJECTION. 
You have to enter your Roll Number on the Test 
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write anything else on the Test Booklet. 
This Test Booklet contains 100 items (questions). Each item comprises four responses (answers). You 
will select the response which you want to mark on the Answer Sheet. In case, you feel that there 
is more than one correct response, mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, 
choose ONLY ONE response for each item. 
You have to mark your responses ONLY on the separate Answer Sheet provided. See directions in 
the Answer Sheet. 
All items carry equal marks. 
Before you proceed to mark in the Answer Sheet the response to various items in the Test Booklet, 
you have to fill in some particulars in the Answer Sheet as per instructions sent to you with your 
Admission Certificate. 
IL 	 After you have completed filling in all your responses on the Answer Sheet and the examination has 
concluded, you should hand over to the Invigilator only the Answer Sheet You are permitted to take 
away with you the Test Booklet. 
Sheets for rough work are appended in the Test Booklet at the end. 
Penalty for wrong Answers: 
THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE. 
There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a 
wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that 
question will be deducted as penalty. 
If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong answer even if one 
of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above to that 
question. 
If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty 
for that question. 
DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST BOOKLET UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO 
1. Which one of the following is not a 
component of 'Capital Receipts'? 
Market borrowings including 
special bonds 
External loans raised by the Central 
Government from abroad 
Receipts from taxes on property 
and capital transactions 
Provident Funds (State 'Provident 
Funds and Public Provident Fund) 
2. Which one of the following statement 
is correct with respect to the 'societal 
development'? 
Behaviour grows into habits, habits 
into tradition and tradition becomes 
custom 
Customs grow into mores and 
mores grow into custom 
Behaviours grow into customs and 
customs grow into traditions 
Folkways grow into tradition and 
traditions grow into customs 
3. Which one of the following statement is 
correct with respect to 'the convergence 
theory' on social change? 
The societal adaptive culture is 
changing more slowly 
As societies become modernized, 
they begin to resemble one another 
more closely 
The developed countries show 
mord growth in social changes than 
the less developed countries 
Strong opposition by old people 
retards the social change 
4. With respect to the conduct and perform-
ance of a company, 'perfect competition' 
refers to 
Large number of small firms pro- 
ducing differentiated products 
Complete freedom in economic life 
and absence of rivalry among firms 
Many companies selling similar 
products with free entry 
Sole producer selling a distinct 
product 
5. The cheapest method of marketing of 
securities with the only cost incurred 
being on sending 'letters of rights' to 
existing holders is 
Public issue through prospectus 
method 
Offer for sale method 
Rights issue 
Subscription by inside coterie 
method 
6. 'Fiscal policy' means 
Balancing the revenue collection 
and expenditure 
Establishing equilibrium between 
demand and supply of goods and 
services 
Use of taxation, public borrowing 
and public expenditure by Govern-
ment for purposes of 'stabilization' 
or 'development' 
Deficiency as an instrument of 
growth 
V13Y-G-DST — A 	 2 
7. Which of the following come under the 
offerings of `MUDRA' Bank? 
Portfolio Credit Guarantee 
Credit for large industries 
MUDRA Card 
Credit Enhancement 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1, 2 and 3.c:only 
1, 3 and 4 only 
1, 2 and 4 only 
2, 3 and 4 only 
8. Which of the following is/are the key 
reasons for encouraging start up 
Entrepreneurship? 
Innovations 
Focusing on service industry 
Bringing the values of proactivity 
into the society 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
9. Which of the following are the main 
objectives of Gold Monetization Scheme 
launched in the country? 
To monetize gold holdings in the 
country 
To increase export of gold from the 
country 
To reduce India's import bill 
To meet the targets of reduction in 
fiscal deficit 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1 and 4 only 
2 and 4 only 
2 and 3 only 
1 and 3 only 
10. A person travelled by car 70 km towards 
north to A then covered 30 km turning 
left to B. Again he turned towards left 
and travelled 110 km to C. Then he 
cycled at the rate of 10 kin/hour towards 
the starting point. The time taken by 
him to reach the starting point from C 
will be 
(a) 1 only 
(a) 3 hours 
(b) 2 only 
 5 hours 
 1 and 3 only 
(c) 7 hours 
(d) 1, 2 and 3 
(d) 21 hours 
3 	 A — VBY-G-DST 
2r2(n -  +24) 
r2(n +24) 
2r2Or +36) 
(d) 	 r2(it +36) 
11. A student purchases some books for 
Rs. 1600. If he had bought 8 more books 
for the same amount, each book would 
cost Its. 10 less. The number of books he 
buys is 
 30 
 32 
 34 
 36 
12. A hemisphere depression is cut out from 
one face of the cubical wooden block 
such that the radius r of the hemisphere 
is equal to half of the edge of the cube. 
What will be the surface area of the 
remaining solid? 
13. A rod of length 1 is to be divided into 
two parts, such that if 5 limes the 
smaller portion is added to half of the 
larger portion, it will always be less 
than 1. This can be achieved by taking 
length of the larger portion more than 
(d)  
14. Which of the following conditions hold 
good for a train which crosses the bridge 
of length lin time ti  and crosses another 
bridge of length 
2 
 in time t2  ? 
2. 21 2 >t1  
4. Speed of train is — 1  if ti  —1 2  = 5 
10 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1 and 4 only 
2 and 4 only 
1 and 3 only 
2 and 3 only 
15. A tourist covers half of his journey by 
train at 60 km/h, half of the remainder 
by bus at 30 km/h and the rest by cycle 
at 10 kin/h. Average speed of the tourist 
during the journey is 
36 km/h 
33 km/h 
24 km/h 
18 km/h 
16. In a lake, the tip of a bud of lotus is 
seen 10 cm above the surface of water. 
Forced by the wind, it gradually moved, 
and just submerged at a distance of 
30 cm. The depth of water at the root of 
the lotus plant will be 
40 cm 
50 cm 
60 cm 
70 cm 
VBY-G-DST — A 	 4 
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T.B.C. : VBY-G-DST 
	 Test Booklet Series 
  
,Serial No. 
0280189 
Time Allowed: Two Hours 
TEST BOOKLET 
GENERAL STUDIES AND 
ENGINEERING APTITUDE 
 
Maximum Marks : 200 
INSTRUCTIONS 
IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE EXAMINATION, YOU SHOULD 
CHECK THAT THIS TEST BOOKLET DOES NOT HAVE ANY UNPAINTED OR TORN OR 
MISSING PAGES OR ITEMS, ETC. IF SO, GET IT REPLACED BY A COMPLETE TEST 
BOOKLET. 
PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS THE CANDIDATE'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENCODE AND 
FILL IN THE ROLL NUMBER AND TEST BOOKLET SERIES CODE A, B, C OR D CARE-
FULLY AND WITHOUT ANY OMISSION OR DISCREPANCY AT THE APPROPRIATE 
PLACES IN THE OMR ANSWER SHEET. ANY OMISSION/DISCREPANCY WILL 
RENDER THE ANSWER SHEET LIABLE FOR REJECTION. 
You have to enter your Roll Number on the Test 
Booklet in the Box provided alongside. DO NOT 
write anything else on the Test Booklet. 
This Test Booklet contains 100 items (questions). Each item comprises four responses (answers). You 
will select the response which you want to mark on the Answer Sheet. In case, you feel that there 
is more than one correct response, mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, 
choose ONLY ONE response for each item. 
You have to mark your responses ONLY on the separate Answer Sheet provided. See directions in 
the Answer Sheet. 
All items carry equal marks. 
Before you proceed to mark in the Answer Sheet the response to various items in the Test Booklet, 
you have to fill in some particulars in the Answer Sheet as per instructions sent to you with your 
Admission Certificate. 
IL 	 After you have completed filling in all your responses on the Answer Sheet and the examination has 
concluded, you should hand over to the Invigilator only the Answer Sheet You are permitted to take 
away with you the Test Booklet. 
Sheets for rough work are appended in the Test Booklet at the end. 
Penalty for wrong Answers: 
THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE. 
There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a 
wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that 
question will be deducted as penalty. 
If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong answer even if one 
of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above to that 
question. 
If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty 
for that question. 
DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST BOOKLET UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO 
1. Which one of the following is not a 
component of 'Capital Receipts'? 
Market borrowings including 
special bonds 
External loans raised by the Central 
Government from abroad 
Receipts from taxes on property 
and capital transactions 
Provident Funds (State 'Provident 
Funds and Public Provident Fund) 
2. Which one of the following statement 
is correct with respect to the 'societal 
development'? 
Behaviour grows into habits, habits 
into tradition and tradition becomes 
custom 
Customs grow into mores and 
mores grow into custom 
Behaviours grow into customs and 
customs grow into traditions 
Folkways grow into tradition and 
traditions grow into customs 
3. Which one of the following statement is 
correct with respect to 'the convergence 
theory' on social change? 
The societal adaptive culture is 
changing more slowly 
As societies become modernized, 
they begin to resemble one another 
more closely 
The developed countries show 
mord growth in social changes than 
the less developed countries 
Strong opposition by old people 
retards the social change 
4. With respect to the conduct and perform-
ance of a company, 'perfect competition' 
refers to 
Large number of small firms pro- 
ducing differentiated products 
Complete freedom in economic life 
and absence of rivalry among firms 
Many companies selling similar 
products with free entry 
Sole producer selling a distinct 
product 
5. The cheapest method of marketing of 
securities with the only cost incurred 
being on sending 'letters of rights' to 
existing holders is 
Public issue through prospectus 
method 
Offer for sale method 
Rights issue 
Subscription by inside coterie 
method 
6. 'Fiscal policy' means 
Balancing the revenue collection 
and expenditure 
Establishing equilibrium between 
demand and supply of goods and 
services 
Use of taxation, public borrowing 
and public expenditure by Govern-
ment for purposes of 'stabilization' 
or 'development' 
Deficiency as an instrument of 
growth 
V13Y-G-DST — A 	 2 
7. Which of the following come under the 
offerings of `MUDRA' Bank? 
Portfolio Credit Guarantee 
Credit for large industries 
MUDRA Card 
Credit Enhancement 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1, 2 and 3.c:only 
1, 3 and 4 only 
1, 2 and 4 only 
2, 3 and 4 only 
8. Which of the following is/are the key 
reasons for encouraging start up 
Entrepreneurship? 
Innovations 
Focusing on service industry 
Bringing the values of proactivity 
into the society 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
9. Which of the following are the main 
objectives of Gold Monetization Scheme 
launched in the country? 
To monetize gold holdings in the 
country 
To increase export of gold from the 
country 
To reduce India's import bill 
To meet the targets of reduction in 
fiscal deficit 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1 and 4 only 
2 and 4 only 
2 and 3 only 
1 and 3 only 
10. A person travelled by car 70 km towards 
north to A then covered 30 km turning 
left to B. Again he turned towards left 
and travelled 110 km to C. Then he 
cycled at the rate of 10 kin/hour towards 
the starting point. The time taken by 
him to reach the starting point from C 
will be 
(a) 1 only 
(a) 3 hours 
(b) 2 only 
 5 hours 
 1 and 3 only 
(c) 7 hours 
(d) 1, 2 and 3 
(d) 21 hours 
3 	 A — VBY-G-DST 
2r2(n -  +24) 
r2(n +24) 
2r2Or +36) 
(d) 	 r2(it +36) 
11. A student purchases some books for 
Rs. 1600. If he had bought 8 more books 
for the same amount, each book would 
cost Its. 10 less. The number of books he 
buys is 
 30 
 32 
 34 
 36 
12. A hemisphere depression is cut out from 
one face of the cubical wooden block 
such that the radius r of the hemisphere 
is equal to half of the edge of the cube. 
What will be the surface area of the 
remaining solid? 
13. A rod of length 1 is to be divided into 
two parts, such that if 5 limes the 
smaller portion is added to half of the 
larger portion, it will always be less 
than 1. This can be achieved by taking 
length of the larger portion more than 
(d)  
14. Which of the following conditions hold 
good for a train which crosses the bridge 
of length lin time ti  and crosses another 
bridge of length 
2 
 in time t2  ? 
2. 21 2 >t1  
4. Speed of train is — 1  if ti  —1 2  = 5 
10 
Select the correct answer using the codes 
given below: 
1 and 4 only 
2 and 4 only 
1 and 3 only 
2 and 3 only 
15. A tourist covers half of his journey by 
train at 60 km/h, half of the remainder 
by bus at 30 km/h and the rest by cycle 
at 10 kin/h. Average speed of the tourist 
during the journey is 
36 km/h 
33 km/h 
24 km/h 
18 km/h 
16. In a lake, the tip of a bud of lotus is 
seen 10 cm above the surface of water. 
Forced by the wind, it gradually moved, 
and just submerged at a distance of 
30 cm. The depth of water at the root of 
the lotus plant will be 
40 cm 
50 cm 
60 cm 
70 cm 
VBY-G-DST — A 	 4 
17. A man sold a chair and a table together 
for Rs. 7,600, thereby making a profit of 
25% on the chair and 10% on the table. 
By selling them together for Rs. 7,500 
he would make a profit of 10% on the 
chair and 20% on the table. Then the 
cost price of chair and table will be 
Rs. 3000 and Rs. 4000 
Rs. 3500 and Rs. 4000 
Rs. 3000 and Rs. 3500 
Rs. 3500 and Rs. 3500 
18. In two concentric circles, a chord length 
80 cm of larger circle becomes a tangent 
to the smaller circle whose radius is 
9 cm. The radius of the larger circle will 
be 
13 cm 
41 cm 
52 cm 
75 cm 
19. Professionals who breach the 'duty of 
care' are liable for injuries their 
negligence causes. This liability is 
commonly referred to as 
20. Information used in a business, generally 
unknown to the public, that the company 
has taken strong measures to keep 
confidential is called 
A patent 
A copyright 
A trade secret 
A trade mark 
21. A committee of 4 is to be formed from 
among 4 girls and 5 boys. What is the 
probability that the committee will have 
number of boys less than number of 
girls ? 
(a) 
0 30 
 
 
2 
4 
4 
1 
22. The solution of initial value problem; 
-3x • 
-
au 
= 2—
au 
+ u where u(x, o) 6e is 
ax 	 at 
 
 
 
 
Professional offense 
Professional negligence 
Professional misdeed 
Professional malpractice 
(a) 
( 1 :) 
(C) 
(d) 
u = 6e-31  
U = 6 e-(2x  + 
ii = 6e-(3x +20  
U
= 
6 e-(3x -20 
5 	 A - VBY-G-DST 
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