RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Railways MCQ

# RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Railways MCQ

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

### For the following questions answer them individually Q. Honey bee and ants were related to which class ?

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

### Q. Find the odd-one out-

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 2

The numbers on the left are all multiples of 15 and the ones on the right are multiples of 9. 20-10 is the odd one.

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

### Q. Which is the first Grand Slam Tennis Tournament of the year ?

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

The normal temperature of human being on Kelvin scale is-

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 4

The temperature of the human body is 37 degrees Celcius which is equal to 37 + 273 = 310 K

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

Q. The unilateral domain of East India Company was brought under British rule-

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

Q. The kind of economy India has

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

Q. National Stock Exchange is located at

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

Q. Which of the following polutes the air in metrocities ?

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

Q. Zero hours is-

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

Q. How many times Lok Sabha can be summoned in a year ?

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

Q. Golda Meir was the Prime minister of-

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

Q. How many members can Indian President nominate to Rajya Sabha ?

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

Q. Magallane straits is situated

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

Q. Who found Satya Shodhak Samaj ?

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

Q. The boundary of which of the following state does not touch Myanmar ?

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

Q. Which of the following rivers does not fall in Bay of Bengal ?

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

Q. Papumnam Hydro-Electric Project is located at-

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

Q. Highest peak in South India is

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

Q. If the length of a simple pendulum is doubled, its frequency will-

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

Q. Which of the following metal reacts quickly with oxygen ?

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

Q. Which of the following hormone is prepared by uterus during fertilized egg implantation ?

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

Q. At high altitudes, the red blood cells-

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

Q. Umbilical cord is-

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

Q. Which of the following planets is nomenclatured after Roman Goddess of love ?

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

Q. Which of the following formulae is known for Avion Influenza ?

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

Q. In which of the following years, there was no Parliamentary Elections ?

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

Q. The folk dance ‘Ghoomar’ belongs to which of the following states ?

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

Q. National Metallurgical Lab is situated at-

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

Q. The language of Union Territory Lakshadweep is

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

Q. The ‘Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna’ award for 2005 was given to

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

Q. Echo is heard, when reflective surface has-

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

Q. The sound waves, when obstructed--

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

Dronacharya Award is presented to a--

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

‘A Bond with the Mountains’ is a collection of short stories by

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

Which country patented its famous automatic rifle Kalashnikov ?

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

How many sovereign countries are members of the United Nations ?

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

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

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

The book ‘The Insider’ is written by-

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

Which company in India is the only manufacturer of Vitamin B_{12}B12​ in Asia ?

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

Bhatnagar Award is given for significant contribution in the field of--

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

Almatti Dam has been an issue of dispute between-

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

India’s maximum tax revenue comes from-

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

Thomas Cup is associated with--

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

Who wrote the book, ‘Never Gandhi Not Again’ ?

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

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

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

Let the price be 180 Rs. 18 items were purchased at 180 rupees and 15 items were sold at 180 rupees.So, cost price is 10 rupees and selling price is 12 rupees.So, profit percent = 20%

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

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

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

Let the cost of the 12 books be 12xSelling price is 1800So, profit = 1800 - 12xBut 1800 - 12 x = 3xSo, x = 1800/15 = 120

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

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

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

P x R X T / 100 is the simple interest

So, P x (R+3) x 2/100 - P x R x 2/ 100 = 450

Solving for P, we get P = 7500 Rs.

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

A sum of money put out at C.I. amounts to Rs. 16,900 in 2 years and to Rs. 17,576 in 3 years. Find the rate p.a.---

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

P \times (1+r)^{2}P×(1+r)2 = 16900

P \times (1+r)^{3}P×(1+r)3 = 17576

Dividing we get 1 + r = 1.04

So, r = 4%

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

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

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

P (1 + .05) ^ {3}P(1+.05)3 - P= 630.5

Solving for P, we get P = 4000

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

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

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

Let there be x 10 rupee notes. So the number of 5 rupee notes = 80 - x

So, total value of the money = 10x + (80- x)*5

= 10x + 400 - 5x = 400 + 5x

But 400 + 5x = 625

so x = 225/5 = 45

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

so,

x = 32

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

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

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

Let there be x men in the group who can finish the work in 60 days.

X+ 8 men can finish the work in 50 days.

but x + 8 men take 60x/ (x+8) days

60x/ (x+8) = 50

So, x = 40

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

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

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

2 boys = 1 man

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

to do 2W, 42 men are needed.

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

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

= 42 men

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

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

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

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

Let his monthly salary be x rupees.

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

12x - 6000 - 9100 = 2900

So, x = 18000/12 = 1500

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

The average temperature for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday was 40C. The average for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday was 41 C. If on Thursday temperature is 45C, what was it on Monday ?

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

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

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

So,

Temperature for Monday = 165 - 123 = 42 C

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

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

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

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

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

But 11x/3 = 44

So, x = 12

6x = 72

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

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

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

The average of the three numbers is 60

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

or 4p = q + r

\frac {p + q + r}{3}3p+q+r​ = 60

So, 5p/3 = 60

p = 180/5 = 36

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

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

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

The total age of the 5 members = 120 years.

Age of the youngest member is 6 years.

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

Average age = 114/4

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

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

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

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

Let the ninth person's expenses be x rupees.

Total expense by the group = x + 240

Average = (x+ 240)/9

But the average is 20 less than x

(x+240)/9 + 20 = x

x + 240 + 180 = 9x

8x = 420

x = 52.5

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

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

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

Let the weight of the new player be x kgs.

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

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

But average weight before = TW/11

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

x - 42 = 1.1

So, x = 43.1 kgs

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

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

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

Let the average age of the women be A years.

Total of their ages = 2A

Total of the eight persons = ET

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

2A - 80 = 16

A = 96/2 = 48

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

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

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

Let the total distance be 1200 kms

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

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

Remaining = 500/50 = 10

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

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

Visitors to a show were charged Rs. 150.00 each on the first day, Rs. 75.00 on the second day and Rs. 25.00 on the third day and the total attendance on the three days were in the ratio 2 : 5 : 13. The average charge per person for the whole show is--

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

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

= 1000

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

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

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

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

Preeti, Ram and Neeta are siblings. So Arun and Reema are cousins.

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

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

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

The man has a sister whose daughter he pointed at. So, he is her paternal uncle.

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

A is the father of X. B is the mother of Y. The sister of X and Z is Y. Which of the following statements is not true ?

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

Y is female and hence can't be the son.

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

X told Y, ‘’It is true that I am your real brother, but you are not my sister’’. How would Y be possibly related to X ?

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

Y is not a sister, so he probably the brother as X is Y's brother.

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

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

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

INFORMANT is formed by using only the letters of the word TRANSFORMATION.Thus option C is correct.

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

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

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

MASTER is formed by only using the letters of the word MEASUREMENT.Thus option A is correct.

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

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

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

The pipe with diameter 2d will have four times the cross sectional area and hence will drain the tank four times faster.

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

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

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

The difference between the numbers increases by one each time like 12,13,14, etc

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

210,195, 175, 150, 120, ? …………..

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

3, 5, 10, 12, 24, 26, ? …………..

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

The series is: add 2 and then multiply by 2 and so on...

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

3, 6, 5, 20, 7, 42, 9, …. ? …..

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

The series involves multiplying the odd numbers by even numbers 2, 4 , 6 , 8 etc

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

1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, …….. ? ………..

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

The series involves just the natural numbers but devoid of 4 and it's multiples.

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

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

The series involves one over 9x9, 9x6, 6x6, 6x4, 4x4, etc

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

128, 110, 90, ……… 44?

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

2, 6, 11, 17, ………….. 32?

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

The difference between the numbers increases as 4, 5, 6, 7 ,8 , etc

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

0.1, 0.9, 0.01, 0.09, …… ? …….., 0.009

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

The odd terms get divided by 10 each time and then multiplied by 9 to get the even terms

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

5, 9, 6, 11, 7, …… ? ……….

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 80

The odd terms increase as 5,6,7, etc

The even terms increase as 11,13,15, etc

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

Identify the incorrect spelling.

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

Identify the incorrect spelling.

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

tortuosity is the correct spelling

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

Identify the incorrect spelling.

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

rationalization is the correct spelling

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

Identify the incorrect spelling.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 84

repetition is the correct spelling

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

Identify the incorrect spelling.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 85

hierarchy is the correct spelling

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

In the following questions, sentence are given with the blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative.

Q. Although the forces of Ibrahim Lodhi ……. most valiantly, they were defeated by Babar’s forces in the First Battle of Panipat which laid the foundation of the Mughal Rule in India.

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

valiantly means "bravely". Fighting valiantly is the right usage of the word.

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

He is the great authority …… Indian history and nobody can challenge him in respect of what he has said.

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

authority needs to be followed by "on" for the correct usage of words.

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

Rajni looks as fresh as …….

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 88

"Fresh as a rose" is the correct simile.

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

The police finally cornered the their in a …….. alley.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 89

Blind alley is a road that's closed on one end. Hence that's the appropriate adjective to be used.

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

It is time the Indian and Pakistan buried the ……… and became friends again.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 90

"bury the hatchet" means become friends after ending a quarrel

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

Her coming is definite, but about her husband, the situation is ………..

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

We think of a dog as man’s best friend. Yet sometimes even th friendliest dog can ….. death with its bite.

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

death is not a gift. It is not given, conferred or produced. It is brought to us.

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

On the death of his father, the house become Sanjay’s ……. as he was the only child of his parents.

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

Property is used to denote real estate in general that one owns or sells. So, property is the correct option.

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

Their arguments being at a cross ….. will in no way lend to fruitful results.

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

"at a crossroads" means being in a situation where there are multiple possible scenarios and we have to pick one.

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

I have lost my purse. Can I ………. some money from you ?

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 95

In a casual situation, we borrow money. Loan is when we take money from banks for a collateral. The other options are not suitable.

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

………… always haunts the mind of a person who is guilty.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 96

Haunt is used to describe a situation when we are followed by something that is not favourable to us. Suspicion fits the bill very well.

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

It is often seen that bad husbands have very good ……..

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 97

As per the situation, the blank is filled with the word that corresponds to husbands but with a feminine gender. So, wives fits the context well.

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

With the …………… she dropped hot coal on top of the iron lid.

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

Tongs are used for cooking. Shovel is used for items like gravel, coal, etc.

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

Degrees were awarded in the annual ……….

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 99

Convocation is when degrees are awarded to the graduates.

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

I was very much upset on hearing the ….... news.

Detailed Solution for RRB NTPC Previous Year Paper (Allahabad) - 2009 - Question 100

Tragedy can't be followed by news. Good news is unsuitable to the context. Of Bad and sad news, sad is better suited to the context.