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1. The world's first hydrogen fuel cell car reached
Sydney on December 27, 2003. Which of the
following statements are true about the car ?
a) It was designed, built and run by the stu- students
dents of T Tamagawa amagawa University of T Tokyo. okyo.
b) It is named after the Biblical gods of Sun
and W Water ater ater.
c) Its name is Isaac Moses.
d) It completed the world's first continental
crossing by completing a 4084 km run in less
than nine days.
e) Its name is Apollondine.
f) It was designed and built by the students of
Tokugawa okugawa University University, , but run by the students
of the University of Perth.
1) a, d, e 2) a, b, f 3) c, d, f 4) b, c, d
2. Twice wice did the Pakistan President, Pervez
Musharraf, escape bids on his life, – first on
December 14, 2003 and next on December 25,
2003 – in the same city in Pakistan. Which is
that city ?
1) Karachi 2) Rawalpindi
3) Islamabad 4) Lahore
3. Beagle - 2, surface probe of Mars, was suc- successfully
cessfully launched under the aegis of the Eu- European
ropean Space Agency on December 19, 2003.
Which country built Beagle - 2 ?
1) Britain 2) France 3) Sweden 4) Norway
4. Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, the longest - serv- serving
ing Head of State in Asia, started his five -
year term as President of Maldives on Novem- November
ber 11, 2003. How many terms had he served
as the President of M Maldives aldives earlier ?
1) 3 times 2) 4 times 3) 5 times 4) 6 times
5. The list of languages proposed to be included
in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Consti- Constitution
tution does not contain.
1) Bodo 2) Santhali 3) Dogri 4) Bhojpuri
Directions for questions 6 to 9.
Refer to the data below and answer the
questions that follow :
The new television remote of the BPL television
set has some unusual features. The T + 2
button takes you to the channel which is two channels
ahead of the current one (i.e. channel 1 to
channel 3). The PP button takes you back to the
channel which was switched on before the cur-
rent one. The PR button takes you to the channel
which is a prime numbered channel just a head
of the current channel. And, last but not the least,
the MAG button instantaneously takes you to your
favourite channel. Amit has made Star Plus
(Channel no. 17) as the Magic channel (favourite).
(Use the additional data from the questions).
6. If his T T. . V V. . is on Star Plus and he presses T + 2,
PR, PR and PP to come to Zee, then on which
channel is Zee located ?
1) 19 2) 23 3) 25 4) 29
7. If the current channel is Zee and Amit presses
T + 2, PR, PP and T + 2, then he will arrive on
Channel number number.
1) 27 2) 25 3) 29 4) 31
8. If the current channel is Star Plus, how can
he reach Channel no. 25 ?
1) T + 2, PR, T + 2 2) PR, PP
3) T + 2, T + 2, PR 4) None of the above
9. If the Star Sports channel is Channel no. 30,
then how many channels are there between
Zee and Star Sports ?
1) 5 2) 6 3) 7 4) None of the above
10. In a certain code language, EMPHASIS is writ- written
ten as NDIOBRJR. How do you write CREA- CREATURE
TURE in that code ?
1) SBBDUTSD 2) QBBDTUSD
3) DSDBSTSP 4) SBDBUTDS
Directions for question nos. 11 and 12.
Read the following and find the answers :
Miss Lily has four purses. In one of the purses
she keeps five-rupee notes; in the second, tenrupee
notes; in the third, twenty-rupee notes; and,
in the fourth, fifty - rupees notes. In all, she has
78 notes and the total amount is Rs. 1500.
11. If the twenty-rupee notes were 6 less than the
ten-rupee notes and the five-rupee notes were
4 more than the fifty-rupee notes, how many
five-rupee notes did she have ?
1) 12 2) 32 3) 25 4) 20
12. If starting from the highest, she took out one
note from it and then went on taking double
the number of notes from each purse as com- compared
pared to the previous one, how much money
would she take out ?
1) Rs. 170 2) Rs. 185 3) Rs. 210 4) Rs. 310

Directions for question nos. 13 to 17.
The questions are based on the series of symbols,
letters and numbers given below :
Δ 4 NZ5R E 6H9 7KD Δ G 2 PQ Δ M 3
T C 8
13. How many letters in the series are preceded
by a symbol and followed by a number ?
1) 1 2) 2 3) 3 4) 4
14. If the letters in the series are arranged in al- alphabetical
phabetical order order, , how many letters will remain
at their place as such ?
1) 2 2) 3 3) 4 4) 5
15. How many symbols have either letters or num- numbers
bers on both the sides ?
1) 5 2) 4 3) 3 4) 2
16. Identify the odd one :
1) 4Z5 2) EH 3) 7K 4) Δ MT
17. Which of the following is different from the
others ?
1) C8T3 2) ER 5 3) G DK 4) 7H6
18. Find out th the e pair of numbers that does not
belong to the group for lack of common prop- property
erty :
1) 34 – 43 2) 62 – 71 3) 55 – 62 4) 83 – 92
19. If 8 x 9 = 2724,
4 x 2 = 612 and
7 x 3 = 921, then 6 x 8 = ?
1) 1224 2) 2418 3) 1824 4) 1215
20. The population of a town was 20,000 in 1944.
It decreased by 10 percent during 1944 – 1954
but increased by 20 percent during 1954 –
1964. What was the population like in 1964 ?
1) 24, 600 2) 22,000 3) 20,800 4) 21,600
21. A party consists of grand-mother mother, , father father,
mother mother, , four sons and their wives, and one
son and two daughters to each of the sons.
How many females are there in all ?
1) 14 2) 16 3) 12 4) 24
22. How many independent words can HEAR HEART-
LESS be divided into without changing the
order of the letters and using each letter only
once ?
1) 2 2) 3 3) 4 4) 5
23. Find the missing number number.
1) 64 2) 16 3) 512 4) 24
24. How many triangles does the following fig- figure
ure have ?
1) 48 2) 44 3) 40 4) 36
25. Six plays – A, B, C, D, E and F – are to be
staged, one on each day from Monday to Sat- Saturday
urday urday. . The staging of these plays has to fol- follow
low the following pattern :
i) A must be staged a day before E.
ii) C must not be staged on T Tuesday uesday uesday.
iii) B must be staged on the day following the
day on which F is staged.
iv) D must be staged on Friday only and should
not be immediately preceded by B.
v) E must not be staged on the last day of the
schedule.
Now Now, , which play immediately follows B ?
1) C 2) D 3) E 4) A
26. A coin is flipped four times with one of the
following results in terms of occurrence of
head (H) or tail (T) :
a) HTTH b) TTTT c) HHHH d) HHTH
Based on the above information what would
be the probability of (H) occuring on the fifth
flip ?
1) 100 % 2) 50% 3) 25 % 4) 0%
27. In one minute, 3/7 of a bucket is filled. The
rest of the bucket can be filled in
1) 7/3 minutes 2) 21 minutes
3) 4/3 minutes 4) 2 minutes
28. A child was born on August 18, 1978. It was
Tuesday uesday uesday. . What day will be his birthday in the
year 1986 ?
1) Monday 2) Thursday
3) Saturday 4) None of the above
29. If V Venus enus is brighter than Mercury Mercury, , Mercury is
not brighter than Jupiter Jupiter, , Jupiter is brighter
than V Venus enus but not brighter than Pluto, then
which of these is the brightest?
1) Jupiter 2) Mercury 3) Venus 4) Pluto
30. If X = – 3, then X X3 – 3X 3X2 – 2X – 1 is equal to
1) – 1 2) 5 3) 10 4) –15
31. Which of the following lakes is the deepest?
1) Baikal 2) Mansarovar
3) Superior 4) Victoria
32. Which of the following pairs of states experi- experienced
enced the highest rate of population growth
(4.97) and the lowest (0.90) respectively respectively, , dur- during
ing 1991 – 2001 in India ?
4
5 3 64
125 27
8 ? 343
216

1) Tamil Nadu and Nagaland
2) Nagaland and Manipur
3) Kerala and Nagaland
4) Nagaland and Kerala
33. Which of the following pairs is W Wrongly rongly
matched ?
1) Bushmen – Australia 2) Gaucho – Argentina
3) Maoris – New Zealand
4) Zambos – South Africa
34. Identify the odd one :
1) Jhoom 2) Bewar 3) Masha 4) Bera
35. Which of the following countries does not pro- produce
duce pepper ?
1) Malaysia 2) Singapore
3) India 4) Indonesia
36. What is the old name of Iraq ?
1) Mesopotamia 2) Persia
3) Turkmenistan 4) Alexandria
37. Mount Everest is located in the
1) Middle Himalayas 2) Outer Himalayas
3) Central Himalayas 4) Lesser Himalayas
38. Which of the following is not a tributary of
the river Narmada ?
1) Dudhi 2) Purna 3) Banjar 4) Hiran
39. Which of the following National Highways
runs between Pune and V Vijayawada ijayawada via
Sholapur and Hyderabad ?
1) NH – 6 2) NH – 7 3) NH – 8 4) NH – 9
40. In all, how many international airports are
there in India ?
1) 16 2) 14 3) 18 4) 12
41. Which of the following states is not a habitat
of the Kuki tribe in India ?
1) Manipur 2) Assam
3) Nagaland 4) Arunachal Pradesh
42. Which of the following cities experiences sun- sunlight
light for the longest period during summer ?
1) Mumbai 2) Srinagar 3) Chennai 4) Calcutta
43. Which of the following countries are sepa- separated
rated by the 49 49th th Parallel ?
1) France and Germany 2) USA and Mexico
3) USA and Canada 4) USSR and China
44. India leads in the production of
1) meat 2) pork
3) butter and ghee 4) cheese
45. After Anantapur district, which is the next larg- largest
est district in Andhra Pradesh, areawise?
1) Krishna 2) Guntur
3) Mahaboobnagar 4) Prakasam
46. Which of the following pairs is wrongly
matched ?
1) National – Indian National Planning
Congress Committee
2) People's Plan – M. N. Roy
3) Gandhian Plan – Sriman Narayan
4) Bombay Plan – Rajaji
47. What is mea meant nt by 'Bank Rate' ?
1) The rate at which commercial banks lend
2) The rate at which commercial banks accept
deposits
3) The rate at which the Reserve Bank lends to
the commercial banks
4) None of the above
48. For the T Tenth enth Five Y Year ear Plan period, states have
been grouped into A, B, C and D for financing
of States' plan investments. In which group is
the state of Andhra Pradesh included ?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D
49. What was the sex ratio of Andhra Pradesh dur- during
ing 1991 – 2001 ?
1) 983 2) 933 3) 960 4) 978
50. Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation
of India Ltd. (ICICI) was the second all-India
special industrial financial institution to be
set up in the country in 1955. Which was the
first ?
1) Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)
2) Small Industries Development Bank of India
(SIDBI)
3) Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI)
4) National Small Industries Corporation Ltd.
(NSIC)
51. Gems and jewellery constituted the highest
share in India's exports during 2002 – 2003.
Which of the following comes next during the
said period ?
1) Engineering goods
2) Chemicals and related products
3) Ready-,made garments
4) Crude oil and petroleum products
52. India's FOREX reserves crossed a historic
high, standing at $ 110.48 billion as on De- December
cember 19, 2003. How low were our FOREX
reserves in the first half of 1991 ?
1) $ 40 billion 2) $ 12 billion
3) $ 8.4 billion 4) $ 1.2 billion
53. As per the W World orld W Water ater Development Report,
what is India' s rank in water quality among
the list of 122 countries ?
1) 74 2) 120 3) 96 4) 14

54. Which of the following states does not come
under the jurisdiction of the Guwahati High
Court ?
1) Assam 2) Tripura 3) Manipur 4) Sikkim
55. As per the Indian Constitution, in the Union
Council of Ministers.
1) All the Ministers are equal
2) Cabinet Ministers are superior to other Ministers.
3) Deputy Ministers are superior to Ministers of
State, but lower than Cabinet Ministers in rank
4) Ministers without portfolios are the lowest in
rank in the Council of Ministers.
56. How many times has Governor's rule been
clamped in Andhra Pradesh so far ?
1) Four times 2) Five times
3) Three times 4) Twice
57. Including the two nominated members from
the Anglo-Indian community community, , What is the to- total
tal membership of the Lok Sabha at present ?
1) 542 2) 543 3) 544 4) 545
58. Which of the following famous cases, which
came before the Supreme Court of India, is
not related to the Right to Property ?
1) A. K. Gopalan us. the State of Kerala
2) Golaknath Case
3) Kesavananda Bharati Case
4) Minerva Mills Case
59. Which of the following states does not have a
Legislative Council ?
1) Maharashtra 2) Rajasthan
3) Karnataka 4) Kerala
60. If the President of India wishes to resign from
the post, to whom does he submit his letter
of resignation ?
1) The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
2) The Prime Minister
3) The Vice-President
4) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
61. Qutub-ud-Din Aibak, the founder of the Slave
Dynasty in India was originally a slave of
1) Mahmud Ghazni
2) Shams-ud-Din Iltutmish
3) Mohammad Ghori
4) Ghyas-ud-Din Balban
62. As per the historic Uttaramerur Inscription,
during whose period did village governments
flourish in South India ?
1) The Pandyas 2) The Pallavas
3) The Cheras 4) The Cholas
63. Who was the founder of the Radhaswami
Satsang, a sect born out of Sikkim in 1851?
1) Dayal Das 2) Shiv Dayal Khatri
3) Ramtanu Lahiri 4) Baba Balak Singh
64. The British Governor - General, who defeated
Tipu Sultan and captured Mysore in the Fourth
Anglo-Mysore W War ar in 1799, was
1) Warren Hastings 2) Lord Cornwallis
3) Lord Wellesley
4) The Marquess of Hastings
65. Of the following newspapers published dur- during
ing the struggle for India's independence,
which one was published in a vernacular lan- language
guage ?
1) Kesari 2) Mahratta
3) Bengalee 4) Anand Bazar Patrika
66. Identify the odd one :
1) Wilson College, Bombay
2) Christian College, Madras
3) Noble College, Masulipatnam
4) Mayo College, Ajmer
67. Who of the following historically prominent
Indian national leaders started the Brahminical
magazine Brahman Sevadi to defend Hindu- Hinduism
ism against the Christian missionaries dur- during
ing the 19 19th th century ?
1) Raja Ramamohan Roy
2) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
3) Debendranath Tagore
4) Vivekananda
68. Which of the following was the most impor- important
tant pre-Congress nationalist organization,
founded in the year 1876 by S. N. Banerji and
Ananda Mohan Bose ?
1) Asiatic Society
2) Indian Association of Calcutta
3) British India Association
4) Bengal-British Indian Association
69. Which of the following does not constitute a
part of the Shad-Darshanas (i.e., six orthodox
schools of ancient Hindu philosophy) ?
1) Sankhya 2) Yoga 3) Smriti 4) Nyaya
70. The city of Harappa, where the ancient
Harappan civilization flourished, is located on
the banks of the river
1) Jhelum 2) Chenab 3) Indus 4) Ravi
71. The British government conducted the first
trial of the INA prisoners in the Red Fort, Delhi
in November 1945. Who of the following was
not in the dock at the trial ?
1) P. K. Sehgal 2) Shahnawaz Khan
3) Gurubaksh Singh Dhillon
4) Ras Behari Bose

72. Among the several centres where Jainism
flourished, which of the following developed
into an important centre under V Vajramuni, ajramuni, dur- during
ing the 1 1st st and 2nd nd centuries A. D. ?
1) Kausali 2) Rajagriha 3) Vaisali 4) Ujjain
73. The Governor-General of India, who proposed
shifting the Indian capital from Calcutta to
Delhi, was
1) Lord Hardinge – II 2) Lord Curzon
3) Lord Dufferin 4) Lansdowne
74. Three states which had not acceeded to India
by 15 August, 1947 were ruled by Princes,
whose own religion was different from that of
the majority of their subjects. Identify the odd
one :
1) Junagadh 2) Kashmir
3) Bhopal 4) Hyderabad
75. Who of the following was the last king of the
Qutub Shahi dynasty of Golkonda ?
1) Abdullah Qutub Shah
2) Ibrahim Qutub Shah
3) Abul Hasan Tanisha
4) Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah
76. Identify the odd one :
1) Saluva 2) Sangama
3) Tuluva 4) Vishnukundin
77. Who served as the Homo Minister in the In- Interim
terim government headed by Jawaharlal Nehru
in 1946 ?
1) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
2) Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel
3) Liaqat Ali Khan 4) Kamaraj Nadar
78. Under whose leadership were branches of the
Home Rule Movement started in Andhra
Pradesh ?
1) Konda Venkatappaiah
2) Kompelle Krishna Rao
3) Kakani Venkataratnam
4) Gadicherla Harisarvotham Rao
79. In which of the following sessions of the In- Indian
dian National Congress did a T Telugu elugu man,
Anandacharlu, preside, in 1891 ?
1) Nagpur Session 2) Kakinada Session
3) Meerut Session 4) Lucknow Session
80. The first Nizam of Hyderabad, who accepted
Lord W Wellesley' ellesley' ellesley's s plan of Subsidiary Alliance
in 1798, was
1) Osman Ali Khan 2) Nizam Ali Khan
3) Nizam - UI - Mulk
4) Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah
81. Which of the following seas is reported re- recently
cently to be dying because of drying ?
1) Caspian Sea 2) Red Sea
3) Dead Sea 4) South China Sea
82. On the report of the UN Environment
Programme, the Government of India has
launched a study to determine the extent of
responsibility of countries for the occurrence
of the "Asian Brown Cloud - (ABC)". Where is
the ABC formed ?
1) Over Sourth Asia
2) Over South - East Asia
3) Over India's Southern peninsula
4) Over the Central Asian region
83. The Kambalakonda Reserve Forest inA. P P. . has
been declared by the Union Government a
Wildlife Sanctuary Sanctuary. . Where is it located ?
1) In Visakhapatnam District
2) In Khammam District
3) In Warangal District 4) In Adilabad District
84. Which of the following is the mysterious place
in the W Western estern Atlantic, where a large number
of planes and ships have vanished without
trace since 1945 ?
1) Bering Strait 2) Bermuda Triangle
3) Canary Palms 4) San Miguel Bay
85. The mountain range lying between the Pamir
plateau and the Indus river is
1) Daulagiri 2) Nangaparbat
3) Purvanchal 4) Karakoram


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The total Solar eclipse of the 21st Century occurred on:
1) 20th July, 2009
2) 21st July, 2009
3) 22nd July, 2009
4) 23rd July, 2009

The outer layer of the earth is known as :
1) Mantle
2) Core
3) Cirrus
4) Crust

Which one of the following is the major Ocean of the world?
1) Indian Ocean
2) Atlantic Ocean
3) Pacific Ocean
4) Arctic Ocean

Latitudes are imaginary lines drawn parallel to the Equator and run
from :
1) North to South
2) East to West
3) Arctic circle to North pole
4) South pole to Tropic of cancer

Bandipur National Park/Wildlife sanctuary is in :
1) Assam
2) Gujarat
3) Karnataka
4) Tamil Nadu

On 21st March and 21st September the Sun's rays fall directly on :
1) Exosphere
2) Equator
3) Stratosphere
4) Tropic of Capricorn
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