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1. Why are horses the same?
A. It may be old and lame, and in time it will
die.
B. A particular horse ‘flows’, naturally.
C. But there is something all horses have in
common.
D. You probably don’t think they are at all.
6. But the ‘form’ of the horse is eternal and
immutable.
a. DCAB
b. CABD
c. CBDA
d. DCBA
2.
1. Buddhism is a way to salvation. A. But
Buddhism is more severely analytical.
B. In the Christian tradition there is also a
concern for the fate of human society
conceived as a whole, rather than merely
as a sum or network of individuals.
C. Salvation is a property, or achievement, of
individuals.
D. Not only does it dissolve society into
individuals; the individual in turn is
dissolved into component parts and
instants, a stream of events.
6. In modern terminology, Buddhist doctrine
is reductionist.
a. BCAD
b. ADBC
c. CBAD
d. CDAB
3.
1. Matrilineal systems of land inheritance
advantaged women in many respects,
especially in granting them economic and
social security.
A. Women, in particular, were profoundly
affected by these changes.
B. The large joint family estates came to be
partitioned; there was an increasing
penetration of market forces and
patriarchal ideologies spread in influence.
C. These systems, however, did not remain
fixed over time.
D. Interventions by the colonial and postcolonial
states, and the processes of social
change which these set in motion, eroded
customary practices.
6. At the same time, their customary
exclusion from major authority in public
bodies meant that they were unlikely to be
the ones directing the changes.
a. BDCA
b. CDBA
c. CDAB
d. CADB
4.
1. Liz Taylor isn’t just unlucky in love.
A. She, and husband Larry Fortensky, will
have to pay the tab - $432, 600 in court
costs.
B. The duo claimed that a 1993 story about a
property dispute damaged their
reputations.
C. Taylor has lost a defamation suit against
the National Enquirer.
D. She is unlucky in law too.
6. Alas, all levels of the California court
system disagreed.
a. CDAB
b. DCAB
c. DABC
d. CDBA
5.
1. Since its birth, rock has produced a long
string of guitar heroes.
A. It is a list that would begin with Chuck
Berry, continue on through Hendrix, Page
and Clapton.
B. These are musicians celebrated for their
sheer instrumental talent, and their flair for
expansive, showy and sometimes selfindulgent
solos.
C. It would also include players of more
recent vintage, like Van Halen and Living
Colour’s Vernon Reid.
D. But with the advent of alternative rock and
grunge, guitar heroism became uncool.
6. Guitarists like Peter Buck and Kurt Cobain
shy away from exhibitionism.
a. ACBD
b. ABCD
c. BCAD
d. BADC
6.
1. Hiss was serving as head of the
Endowment on Aug 3, 1948, when
Whittaker Chambers reluctantly appeared
before the House Un-American Activities
Committee.
A. Chambers, a portly rumpled man with a
melodramatic style, had been a
Communist courier but had broken with
the party in 1938.
B. When Nixon arranged a meeting of the
two men in New York, Chambers repeated
his charges and Hiss his denials.
C. Summoned as a witness, Hiss denied he
had ever been a Communist or had known
Chambers.
D. He told the Committee that among the
members of a secret Communist cell in
Washington during the ‘30s was Hiss.
6. Then, bizarrely, Hiss asked Chambers to
open his mouth.
a. CBAD
b. ADBC
c. ADCB
d. ACDB
7.
1. For many scientists, oceans are the cradle
of life.
A. But all over the world, chemical products
and nuclear waste continue to be dumped
into them.
B. Coral reefs, which are known as the most
beautiful places of the submarine world,
are fast disappearing.
C. The result is that many species of fish die
because of this pollution.
D. Of course man is the main cause of these
problems.
6. Man has long since ruined the places he
goes to — continents and oceans alike.
a. ACBD
b. BACD
c. ABDC
d. BCAD
8.
1. Am I one of the people who are worried
that Bill Clinton’s second term might be
destroyed by a constitutional crisis?
A. On the other hand, ordinary citizens have
put the campaign behind them.
B. In other words, what worries me is that
Bill Clinton could exhibit a version of
what George Bush used to refer to as Big
Mo.
C. That is, he might have so much campaign
momentum that he may not be able to stop
campaigning.
D. Well, it’s true that I’ve been wondering
whether a President could be impeached or
refusing to stop talking about the bridge
we need to build to the 21 century.
6. They prefer now to watch their favourite
soaps and acts on TV rather than senators.
a. DBCA
b. ABDC
c. BACD
d. CBDA
9.
1. Historically, stained glass was almost
entirely reserved for ecclesiastical spaces.
A. By all counts, he has accomplished that
mission with unmistakable style.
B. “It is my mission to bring it kicking and
screaming out of that milieu,” says Clarke.
C. The first was the jewel-like windows he
designed for a Cistercian Church in
Switzerland.
D. Two recent projects show his genius in the
separate worlds of the sacred and the
mundane.
6. The other was a spectacular, huge skylight
in a shopping complex in Brazil.
a. CBAD
b. BADC
c. ABDC
d. DBAC
10.
1. So how big is the potential market?
A. But they end up spending thousands more
each year on hardware upgrades and
software overhauls.
B. Analysts say the new machines will appeal
primarily to corporate users.
C. An individual buyer can pick up a desktop
computer for less than $2000 in America.
D. For them, the NC’s best drawing card is its
promise of much lower maintenance costs.
6. NC’s, which automatically load the latest
version of whatever software they need,
could put an end to all that.
a. BCAD
b. DABC
c. BDCA
d. DCAB
Directions for Q. 11 to 15: Find the odd word out
from each of the following sets of four words.
11. Find the odd word out from each of the
following sets of four words.
a. Break
b. Hiatus
c. Pause
d. End
12. Find the odd word out from each of the
following sets of four words.
a. Stigmatise
b. Vilify
c. Consecrate
d. Scandalise
13. Find the odd word out from each of the
following sets of four words.
a. Satire
b. Wag
c. Jester
d. Wit
14. Find the odd word out from each of the
following sets of four words.
a. Impetuosity
b. Equanimity
c. Zealousness
d. Effervescence
15. Find the odd word out from each of the
following sets of four words.
a. Taxi
b. Cruise
c. Amble
d. Cab
Directions Q. 16 to 23: Mark as the answer the pair of
words which have a relationship between them most
similar to the relationship between the capitalised pair.
16. VOICE: VENTRILOQUIST
a. movement : dancer
b. eyesight : student
c. skills : surgeon
d. hair : beautician
17. UNITY : DIVERSITY
a. Single : Multiple
b. One : Many
c. Homogenous : Heterogeneous
d. Singular : Plural
18. DOUBT : FAITH
a. Atheist : Religious
b. Sceptic : Pious
c. Cerebral : Dull
d. Impolite : Courteous
19. DEMAND : SUPPLY
a. Labour : Capital
b. Require : Offer
c. Give : Take
d. Accept : Reject
20. BIGOT : PREJUDICE
a. racist : apartheid
b. anarchist : disorder
c. mob : fury
d. fundamentalist : violence
21. MALAPROPISM : WORDS
a. anachronism: time
b. ellipsis : sentence
c. jinjanthropism : apes
d. catechism : religion
22. ANTERIOR : POSTERIOR
a. in : out
b. top : bottom
c. head : tail
d. front : rear
23. EXAGGERATION : HYPERBOLE
a. falsehood : mendacity
b. comparison : analogy
c. perspicuity : synonymous
d. syntax : grammar
Directions Q. 24 to 29: In each of the following
questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to
those from among the four options given below each
question, the one which would best fill the blanks.
24. _______the more they remain the same.
a. The more the merrier
b. The less the dynamism
c. The more things change
d. The more pronounced the transformation
25. The stock-market is probably _______. And
the way the market has been plunging says a
lot about investor confidence.
a. the best barometer to assess the sentiment
of the public
b. an ideal indication of the health of public
sentiment
c. the least imperfect mechanism for judging
the quantity of the sentiment of the public
d. the best indicator of public sentiment
26. I am an entertainer. _________ , I have to
keep smiling because in my heart laughter and
sorrow has an affinity.
a. Even if I have tears in me
b. Even though I am depressed inside
c. While entertaining people
d. In the entertainment business
27. Political power is just as permanent as today’s
newspaper. Ten years down the line, _____
who the most powerful man in any state was
today.
a. who cares
b. nobody will remember what was written in
today’s newspaper or
c. few will know, or care about
d. when a lot of water will have passed under
the bridge, who will care
28. When we call others dogmatic, what we really
object to is ____________.
a. their giving the dog a bad name
b. their holding dogmas that are different
from our own.
c. the extremism that goes along with it.
d. the subversion of whatever they actually
believe in concomitantly.
29. Although it has been more than 50 years since
Satyajit Ray made Pather Panchali, refuse to
go away from the mind.
a. the haunting images
b. its haunting images
c. its haunted images
d. the haunt of its images.
Directions Q. 30 to 36 : In each of the following
questions a part of a paragraph or sentence has been
underlined. From the choices given, you are required
to choose the one which would best replace the
underlined part.
30. Dieters who regain weight usually think
flattening their tummies means giving up all
their favourite fattening foods. in fact most
diet winners still eat doughnuts and pizza —
but they do so with equanimity.
a. but they do so with equanimity.
b. but they do so soberly.
c. but in moderation.
d. but they do so with a sense of
judiciousness.
31. Whatever be the experience of the other funds,
the Unit Trust of India’s decision will put
pressure on them to convert their closed
schemes into open ones. Investor must
evaluate future offerings from the other funds
on that basis.
a. ought to carefully scan potential offerings
on that logic.
b. must evaluate future offerings from the
other funds on that basis.
c. should hereafter gauge such offerings
keeping such a rationale in mind.
d. reckon with such offerings upon such
expectations.
32. How many times have I asked myself: when is
the world going to start to make sense? There
is a monster out there, and it is rushing
towards me over the uneven ground of
consciousness.
a. There is a monster out there
b. It is as if the world is on my shoulders
c. The answer is out there somewhere
d. There is a sea of sensibility in me.
33. Contemplating whether to exist with an
insatiable romantic temperament, he was the
author and largely the subject of a number of
memorable novels.
a. Contemplating whether to exist
b. Combining realistic detail
c. Miscegenating a brilliant mind
d. Aware that he had been born
34. In a penetrating study, CBS-TV focuses on
those people without hope, whose bodies are
cared for by welfare aid, but whose spirit is
often neglected by a disinterested society.
a. whose bodies are cared for by welfare aid
b. who do not have enough to eat
c. whose hopelessness may be alleviated
d. who may be physically satiated
35. The Rumanians may be restive under Soviet
direction — but they are tied to Moscow by
ideological and military links.
a. they are tied to Moscow by ideological
and military links.
b. they are preparing for a great revolution.
c. secretly they rather enjoy the prestige of
being protected by the mighty Soviets.
d. there is nothing they can do about it.
Directions Q 36 to 42: Given below are six statements
followed by sets of three. You are to mark that option
in which the statements are most logically related.
36. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. An ostrich lays eggs.
2. All birds lay eggs.
3. Some birds can fly
4. An ostrich cannot fly.
5. An ostrich is a bird.
6. An ostrich cannot swim.
a. 251
b. 125
c. 453
d. 532
37. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. All prime ministers were politicians.
2. All members of parliament were
politicians.
3. All prime ministers were members of
parliament.
4. Pandit Nehru was a politician.
5. Pandit Nehru was the prime minister.
6. Pandit Nehru was a member of parliament.
a. 145
b. 236
c. 532
d. 635
38. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. Some pins are made of tin.
2. All tin is made of copper.
3. All copper is used for pins.
4. Some tin is copper.
5. Some pins are used for tin.
6. Some copper is used for tin.
a. 123
b. 356
c. 345
d. 125
39. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. All bricks are tricks.
2. Some tricks are shrieks.
3. Some that are shrieks are bricks.
4. Some tricks are not bricks.
5. All tricks are shrieks.
6. No tricks are shrieks.
a. 513
b. 234
c. 123
d. 543
40. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. Some sand is band
2. All sandal is sand.
3. All band is sandal
4. No sand is sandal.
5. No band is sand.
6. Some band is sandal.
a. 231
b. 165
c. 453
d. 354
41. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. Now wife is a life.
2. All life is strife.
3. Some wife is strife.
4. All that is wife is life.
5. All wife is strife.
6. No wife is strife.
a. 256
b. 632
c. 126
d. 245
42. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. Poor girls want to marry rich boys.
2. Rich girls want to marry rich boys.
3. Poor girls want to marry rich girls.
4. Rich boys want to marry rich girls.
5. Poor girls want to marry rich girls.
6. Rich boys want to marry poor girls.
a. 145
b. 123
c. 234
d. 456
43. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. Six is five.
2. Five is not four.
3. Some five is ten.
4. Some six is twelve.
5. Some twelve is five.
6. Some ten is four.
a. 145
b. 123
c. 156
d. 543
44. Given below are six statements followed by
sets of three. You are to mark that option in
which the statements are most logically
related.
1. Some crows are flies.
2. Some flies are mosquitoes.
3. All mosquitoes are flies.
4. Some owls are flies.
5. All owls are mosquitoes.
6. Some mosquitoes are not owls.
a. 123
b. 356
c. 145
d. 542
Directions Q. 45 to 50: Arrange the four sentences in
order so that they make a logically coherent paragraph.
45. Arrange the four sentences in order so that
they make a logically coherent paragraph.
A. Widely publicised tables of income levels
of all countries indicate that when incomes
are higher, the greater is the contribution
made by the manufacturing industry.
B. Countries which have little or no industry
are almost in invariably poor.
C. The lesson is clear: to overcome poverty
and backwardness, a country must
industrialise.
D. Industrialisation is seen as the key to
growth and a prerequisite for development
a. CBAD
b. DCBA
c. DABC
d. CABD
46. Arrange the four sentences in order so that
they make a logically coherent paragraph.
A. A wife may not be sure that what her
husband is saying means “the end”.
B. She has found that people’s voices often
get higher or shakier when they lie, and
they are more likely to stumble over
words.
C. According to DePaulo, changes in voice
can be significant.
D. She should listen closely, not only to what
he says, but also to how he says it.
a. ADCB
b. ACDB
c. ADBC
d. ABCD
47. Arrange the four sentences in order so that
they make a logically coherent paragraph.
A. He pulled popcorn dipped in ketchup out
of her mouth with a pair of pliers.
B. Soon Steven was making horror pictures,
using his sisters at victims.
C. A few years later Steven borrowed his
dad’s eight- millimetre movie camera to
film The Last Train Wreck using his own
electric train set.
D. In one he played a dentist, with his sister
Ann as the patient
a. CBAD
b. DACB
c. DABC
d. CBDA
48. Arrange the four sentences in order so that
they make a logically coherent paragraph.
A. In bulk processing, a set of standard prices
typically emerges.
B. Competing therefore means keeping
products flowing, trying to improve
quality, getting costs down.
C. Let us look at the two cultures of
competition.
D. Production tends to be repetitive — much
the same from day to day or even from
year to year.
a. CDBA
b. ABDC
c. CADB
d. DCBA
49. Arrange the four sentences in order so that
they make a logically coherent paragraph.
A. A moment later my prospective fiancee
reappeared and shoved a ticket to Jiuquan
through the hatch.
B. The queue gazed at me dumbstruck, then
broke into a little ripple of applause.
C. The station master and clerk retreated into
the back room,
D. I lifted it like a trophy.
a. CABD
b. ACDB
c. ACBD
d. CADB
50. Arrange the four sentences in order so that
they make a logically coherent paragraph.
A. Something magical is happening to our
planet.
B. Some are calling it a paradigm shift.
C. It’s getting smaller.
D. Others call t business transformation.
a. ABDC
b. ACDB
c. ABCD
d. ACBD
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1. If a man cycles at 10 km/h, then he arrives at the certain place at 1 pm. If he cycles 15 km/h, he will arrive at the same place at 11 am. At what speed must he cycle to get there at noon?

1) 11 km/h

2) 12 km/h

3) 13 km/h

4) 14 km/h

Answer: 12 km/h

2. The total number of integer pairs (x,y) satisfying the equation x+y=xy is ____.

1) 0

2) 1

3) 2

4) None of the above

Answer: 2

3. The reminder, when (15^23 + 23^23) is divided by 19, is:

1) 4

2) 15

3) 0

4) 18

Answer: 0

4. If the sum of the first 11 terms of an arithmetic progression equals that of the first 19 terms, then what is the sum of the first 30 terms?

1) 0

2) -1

3) 1

4) Not Unique

Answer: 0

5. Rajeev failed in the examination because none of her answers were _______ to the questions asked.

1) Allusive

2) Revealing

3) Pertinent

4) Referential

Answer: pertinent

6. The average of five natural numbers is 150. A particular number among the five exceeds another by 100. The rest three numbers lie between these two numbers and they are equal. How many different values can the largest number among the five take?

1) 59

2) 19

3) 21

4) 42

Answer: 19

7. A contractor agreed to finish a piece of work in 150 days. He employed 75 men and made them work for 8 hours per day. However, after 90 days, he realized that only 2/7th of the work was completed. How many more men would he need to employ to complete the work on time if he intended to make everybody work for 10 hours per day henceforth?

1) 75

2) 100

3) 150

4) 225

Answer: 150

8. What is the highest possible value of ‘n’ for which 31024 – 1 is divisible by 2n?

1) 13

2) 10

3) 11

4) 12

Answer: 12

9. A quadrilateral is formed by the lines x = 0, y = 0, x + y = 1 and 6x + y = 3. What is the equation of the diagonal of the quadrilateral that passes through the origin?

1) 3x + 2y = 0

2) 2x − 3y = 0

3) 3x − 2y = 0

4) 2x + 3y = 0

Answer: 3x − 2y = 0

10. A function f(x) is defined as (x + 1) × f(x + 1) + x × f(x) + (x – 1) × f(x – 1) = 0 for x 2 ≥. If f (1) = 40 and f (6) = 180, find the value of f (14).

1) –80

2) –160

3) –1120

4) Cannot be determined

Answer: -80

11. Section 304 A of the Indian Penal Code is related to which among the following?

1) Murder

2) Culpable Homicide

3) Death under Negligence

4) None of them

Answer: Death under Negligence

12. In which of the following states, the Sharavati Project is located?

1) Andhra Pradesh

2) Karnataka

3) Tamil Nadu

4) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Karnataka

13. In which of the following states, the Balimela Project is located?

1) West Bengal

2) Bihar

3) Madhya Pradesh

4) Odisha

Answer: Odisha

14. What does the Olympic Flame symbolize?

1) Zeal to play sports

2) Challenge

3) Continuity

4) Integrity

Answer: Continuity

15. For which among the following kinds of offenses, COFEPOSA was enacted in 1970s?

1) Terrorism Activities

2) Religious Offenses

3) Economic Offenses

4) International Offenses

Answer: Economic Offenses

16. A school having 270 students provides facilities for playing four games – Cricket, Football, Tennis and Badminton. There are a few students in the school who do not play any of the four games. It is known that for every student in the school who plays at least N games, there are two students who play at least (N – 1) games, for N = 2, 3 and 4. If the number of students who play all the four games is equal to the number of students who play none, then how many students in the school play exactly two of the four games?

1) 30

2) 60

3) 90

4) 120

Answer: 60

17. The total valley area covered by Damodar Valley Corporation is approximately 24,235 sq. km. In which among the following states this area is spread?

1) Jharkhand only

2) Jharkhand & West Bengal

c) Jharkhand & Bihar

8) Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal

Answer: Jharkhand & West Bengal

18. Raman ranks sixteenth from the top and forty ninth from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?

1) 64

2) 65

3) 66

4) Cannot be determined

Answer: 64

19. Three persons A, B and C are standing in a queue. There are five persons between A and B and eight persons between B and C. If there be three persons ahead of C and 21 persons behind A, what could be the minimum number of persons in the queue?

1) 41

2) 40

3) 28

4) 27

Answer: 28

20. Manoj and Sachin are ranked seventh and eleventh respectively from the top in a class of 31 students. What will be their respective ranks from the bottom in the class?

1) 20th and 24th

2) 24th and 20th

3) 26th and 22nd

4) 25th and 21st

Answer: 25th and 21st

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