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SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-1 Date : 05-08-2017
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING) 5. Yobbish
(a) 24531 (b) 23145
Directions (1-3) : In the following questions, select the
(c) 54231 (d) 54321
related word/letter/number from the given alternatives.
8. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct
1. In the following questions, select the related word from alternative from the given ones that will complete the
the given the alternatives : series.
Player : Team : : Minister : ? AK12, GV29, LF18, PO?
(a) Army (b) Troupe (a) 34 (b) 31
(c) Council (d) Crowd (c) 42 (d) 40
2. In the following question, select the related letters from 9. In the following question, select the missing number from
the given alternatives : the given series.
21] 26] 33] 42] 53] \
TRACK : MECTV : : POND : ?
(a) 56 (b) 63
(a) EOPQ (b) FPQR (c) 66 (d) 69
(c) GOQQ (d) HPPR 10. Ratio of present ages of Pankaj and Punit is 5 : 6 and the
3. In the following question, select the related number from sum of their ages is 33 years. What will be difference (in
the given alternatives : years) of their ages ?
850 : 863 : : 430 : ? (a) 2 (b) 3
(a) 437 (b) 442 (c) 4 (d) 5
11. Kritika walks 40 metres towards south. Then turning to
(c) 435 (d) 451
her right she rides 30 metres. Then, turning to her left,
4. In the following question, select the odd word from the
she rides 50 metres. Again, she turns to her left and
given alternatives :
rides 30 metres. How far (in metres) is she from her
(a) Cotton (b) Mustard initial position ?
(c) Peas (d) Sesame (a) 65 (b) 70
5. In the following question, select the odd letters from the (c) 80 (d) 90
given alternatives : 12. In the following question, from the given alternative
(a) CXA (b) MNQ words, select the word which cannot be formed using the
(c) PKN (d) HSU letters of the given word.
6. In the following question, select the odd number pair CONSOLIDATE
from the given alternatives : (a) CONSOLE (b) ONSET
(a) 64 – 576 (b) 17 – 343 (c) SALTY (d) SOLID
(c) 27 – 196 (d) 32 – 36 13. In a certain code language "STUBBORN" is written as
7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they "VUTAAOSP". How is "SHIPPING" written in that code
occur in the dictionary : language ?
1. Yangtze 2. Yakking (a) TIJOOHPJ (b) QFOLLSLO
3. Yakuzas 4. Yobbery (c) TIJNNOJH (d) JITOOHOJ
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14. Correct the following equation by interchanging the two


6 1 2
signs and two numbers. 4 3 1
7 × 6 + 5 – 4 = 33 2 6 5
(a) –, × and 4, 5 (b) ×, + and 4, 5
(a) 2 (b) 3
(c) +, – and 5, 6 (d) ×, – and 5, 6
(c) 4 (d) 6
15. If 3 @ 3 * 3 = 3 and 48 @ 4 * 3 = 36 then 91 @ 13 * 2
=? 20. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship
among the given classes.
(a) 4 (b) 8
Brother, Husband, Men
(c) 10 (d) 14
16. In the following question, select the number which can
be placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given (a) (b)
alternatives :

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(c) (d)

(a) 11 (b) 16

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21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the
(c) 21 (d) 31 question figure ?

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17. How many triangles are there in the given figure ? Question Figure :

(a) 11

AT (b) 9
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Answer Figures :

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(c) 10 (d) 12
18. In the following question below are given some statements
followed by some Conclusions. Taking the given (a) (b)

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statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance
from commonly known facts, read all the conclusions

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and then decide which of the given Conclusions logically
(c) (d)
follows from the given statements.

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Statements :
22. From the given answer figures select the one in which
I. No purse is cloth. the question figures is hidden/embedded.
II. All purses are leather. Question Figure :

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Conclusions :
I. No leather is cloth.

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II. Some leather are cloth.
III. Some leather are purses.
(a) Only Conclusion I follows.
Answer Figures :
(b) Only Conclusion III follows.
(c) Only Conclusion I and Conclusion II follows.
(d) All Conclusions follow.
(a) (b)
19. Three positions of a cube are shown below. What will
come opposite to face containing '1' ?
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and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter
from these matrices can be represented first by its row
(c) (d) and next by its column, for example, 'D' can be
represented by 68, 95 etc., and 'P' can be represented by
23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in 75, 97, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set of the
the question figures. From the given answer figures, word "BAND".
indicate how it will appear when opened ? Matrix–I
Question Figures :
0 1 2 3 4
0 B C K N S
1 K B S C N
2 C S N B K
Answer Figures :
3 N K B S C
4 S N C K B

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(a) (b)
Matrix-II

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5 6 7 8 9

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5 A O T P D
(c) (d)
6 T P A D O

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7 P D O T A
24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the
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answer figures is the right image of the given figure ? O T D A P

Question Figure : 9 D A P O T

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(a) 23] 76] 22] 77 (b) 11] 67] 40] 95
(c) 00] 55] 03] 59 (d) 44] 89] 30] 87

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(GENERAL AWARENESS)
26. Which one among the following is a main system board

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of a computer ?
Answer Figures :
(a) CPU (b) Keyboard

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(c) Microchip (d) Mother board
27. Why does a black board appears black in colour ?
(a) (b)
(a) It reflects black colour

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(b) It absorbs black colour
(c) It reflect all colours

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(c) (d) (d) It absorbs all the colours
28. What is the minimum distance (in metres) required to
25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as hear an echo ?
given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers (a) 10 (b) 13
given in the alternatives are represented by two classes (c) 17 (d) 21
of alphabet as shown in the given two matrices. The 29. Anaemia is caused because of deficiency of which of the
columns and rows of Martix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 following ?
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(a) Cobalt (b) Iron 39. In which of the following case law of demaand fails ?
(c) Sodium (d) Calcium (a) Giffen goods
30. Haemoglobin is an important component of _______ (b) Normal goods
(a) white blood cells (b) red blood cells (c) Inferior goods
(d) Both Giffen and Inferior goods
(c) plasma (d) All options are correct
40. Which among the following metal is used for
31. With which of the following body organ is 'pace-maker
galvanization ?
associated ?
(a) Zinc (b) Copper
(a) Liver (b) Brain
(c) Iron (d) Silver
(c) Heart (d) Lungs 41. What is dry ice ?
32. Masai is a tribe of which of the following country ? (a) Solid Carbon dioxide
(a) Kenya (b) Germany (b) Solid Nitrogen dioxide
(c) Australia (d) India (c) Solid Sulphur dioxide
33. Earth's Deepest point in water is Mariana trench. It is (d) Solid Water

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located in which of the following oceans ? 42. Which of the following represents the most complex
(a) Atlantic Ocean (b) Arctic Ocean trophic level ?
(a) Community (b) Population

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(c) Indian Ocean (d) Pacific Ocean
(c) Ecosystem (d) Species

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34. Who wrote 'Nyaya Sutra' ?
43. Chief minister of Andhra Pradesh launched a medical
(a) Vyasa (b) Gautam scheme for APL families. What is the name of that

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(c) Kapila (d) Charaka scheme ?
35. Who was the first Viceroy of India ? (a) Haritha Kalyanam (b) Arogya Raksha

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(a) Lord Canning (b) Lord Curzon (c) Kalyanamsurvay (d) Swasthya Raksha
(c) Lord Wavell (d) Lord Mountbatten. 44. Who discovered X-rays ?

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36. Which of the following Article/Articles cannot be (a) W.C. Roentgen (b) Albert Einstein
suspended even during emergency ? (c) Samuel Cohen (d) Edward Taylor
(a) Article 19 (b) Aritcles 20 and 21 45. How many players are there in a water polo team ?

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(a) 6 (b) 5
(c) Articles 22 and 23 (d) Aritcles 24 and 25
(c) 7 (d) 8
37. How many Fundamental Rights are mentioned in Indian

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46. 'Lavani' is a dance form of which state in India ?
Constitution ?
(a) Maharashtra (b) Gujarat
(a) Five (b) Six

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(c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Seven (d) Eight
47. Who is being awarded with Asian Award 2016 as the
38. Match the following : Chivas Social entrepreneur of the year ?

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From of Market/Number of sellers and Buyers (a) Vikram Patel (b) Shri Prakash Lohia
1- Oligopoly a. Large number of sellers (c) Rami Ranger (d) Anil Agarwal

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and buyers 48. The book “Azad Bachpan ki Aur” is written by which
2- Monopoly b. A few big sellers and a large author ?
number of buyers (a) Kailash Satyarthi (b) Radhakant Bharti
(c) Dipak Misra (d) Subhash Chandra
3- Perfect c. One seller but large
49. 'India by the Nile', was a cultural festival celebrated by
Competition number of buyers
India and ______
(a) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a (b) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b
(a) Sudan (b) Kampala
(c) 1-a, 2-b, 3-c (d) 1-b, 2-a, 3-c (c) Egypt (d) Kenya
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50. Sheikh Hasina Wazed is the Prime Minister of which 58. If after giving a discount of 18%, a book is sold for Rs.
neighbouring country of India ? 1599, what will be the marked price (in Rs.) of the book ?
(a) Pakistan (b) Bangladesh (a) 1800 (b) 1880
(c) Afghanistan (d) Nepal (c) 1950 (d) 2000
59. A farmer's land is in the shape of a trapezium which has
(QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE)
its parallel sides measuring 2.56 yards and 3.44 yeards
51. What is the difference of the cube and square of the and the distance between the parallel sides in 1.44 yards.
common root of (x2 – 8 x + 15) = 0 and (y2 + 2 y – 35) = 0 ? The cost of ploughing the land is Rs. 1800 per square
(a) 76 (b) 100 yard. What amount will (in Rs.) have to be spent in order
(c) 294 (d) 318 to plough the entire land ?
52. What is the compound interest (in Rs.) for 1 year on a (a) 3672 (b) 6732
sum of Rs. 20000 at the rate of 40% per annum (c) 7776 (d) 8214
compounded half yearly ? 60. S, T and U can complete a work in 40, 48 and 60 days res-
pectively. They received Rs. 10800 to complete the work.
(a) 8000 (b) 8650
They begin the work together but T left 2 days before the
(c) 8750 (d) 8800

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completion of the work and U left 5 days before the
53. A train of length 100 metre crosses another train of completion of the work has completed the remaining work
length 150 metre, running on a parallel track in the alone. What is the share of S (in Rs.) from total money ?

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opposite direction in 9 seconds. If the speed of train having (a) 4000 (b) 4320

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length 150 metre is 40 km/hr. then what the speed (in (c) 4500 (d) 4860
km/hr) of the other train ?
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30 48

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(a) (b) 61. What is the value of  ( 5  3)  ( 5 – 3)  ?
(c) 50 (d) 60  

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54. The present population of a town is 26010. It increases (a) 15  5 3  
(b) 3 5 5  3 
annually at the rate of 2%. What is was the population of
town two years ago ? 
(c) 15 5  3  
(d) 3 3 5  3 

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(a) 25000 (b) 25100 2
(c) 25200 (d) 25500  1
62. If  x –  + (y – 4)2 = 0, then what is the value of

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55. While selling an article for Rs. 18450, a person suffered  3
a loss of 50%. At what price he sould have sold the article y x
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(in Rs.) to earn a profit of 50 %? y–x
(a) 13837 (b) 52000
(c) 55350 (d) 56775 11 13

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(a) (b)
13 11
56. The average of three consecutive even numbers is A. If
next five even numbers are added, what is the average of 16 9
(c) (d)
these eight numbers ? 9 16

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(a) A + 3 (b) A + 4 63. What is the difference of the factors of the expression
(c) A + 5 (d) A + 7 1
x2 +

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–6?
57. A man has 3 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. They divided a x2
sum of Rs. 19000 among themselves such that each (a) 0 (b) 1
daughter got 1.5 times the amount received by each son (c) 2 (d) 4
and his wife received Rs.600 less than each son. What is
1 1
the total amount (in Rs.) received by the three sons 64. lf x +   = 13 then what is the value of x5 –  5  ?
 x x 
together ?
(a) 2800 (b) 3600
(a) 169 (b) 169 3
(c) 5600 (d) 8400 (c) 393 (d) 507
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65. If D and E are points on the sides AB and AC respectively 71. If sin8 + cos8  – 1 = 0, what is the value of cos2  sin2
of a triangle ABC such that DE||BC. If AD = x cm, DB = 
(x – 3) cm, AE = (x + 3) cm and EC = (x – 2) cm, what is the  (If or )\
2
value (in cm.) of x ?
(a) –1 (b) 0
(a) 3 (b) 3-5
(c) 1 (d) 2
(c) 4 (d) 4-5
Directions (72-75) : The table given below represents the marks
66. If medians of a triangle have lengths 18 cm, 24 cm and 30
obtained by 5 students in 4 different subjects. Each student
cm, what is the area (in cm2) of the triangle ?
was given marks out of 100 in each of the given subjects.dsnhft,A
(a) 24 6 (b) 244
Student English Mathematics Science Hindi
(c) 288 (d) 360
1 87 96 90 81
67. Two smaller circles touch a large circle internally and 2 74 99 94 89
pass through the centre O of the larger circle. If the
3 89 99 99 92
diameter of the bigger circle is 28 cm, what is the area of
the bigger circle which is not enclosed by the two smaller 4 62 89 96 91
5 95 92 92 86

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circles (in cm2) ?
(a) 154 (b) 256 72. In which subject the total marks of all the students is
highest ?
(c) 308 (d) 616

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(a) English (b) Mathematics

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68. In the given figure, O is the in-center of triangle ABC. If
(c) Science (d) Hindi
AO 5 CO 3 BO
 and  what is the value =? 73. Which student scored the maximum marks in all the 4

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subjects taken together ?
A (a) Student 1 (b) Student 2

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(c) Student 3 (d) Student 5
74. A new subject is added in which all the students have

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D F scored 100 marks. If total marks are calculated as sum
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in terms of total marks ?
B C (a) Student 3 (b) Students 2
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(c) Student 5 (d) Students 4
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(a) (b) 75. The average marks per student in English is what per

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cent of the average marks per student in Hindi ?

(c)
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(d)
19 (a) 91-48 (b) 97-12
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(c) 92-71 (d) 98-18

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69. What is the simplified value of tan    cot   ? (ENGLISH LANGUAGE)
2   2 

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(a) 2 cosec  (b) 2 sec  Directions (Q. 76-77) : In the following questions, some part
(c) sin  (d) cosec  of a sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the
sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a
 
 sec3 x  tan3 x 
sentence is free from error, select ‘No error’.
70. What is the simplfied value of   sec x  tan x  – 2 tan2
  76. My sister-in-laws (a)/ who live in Kolkata (b)/ have come
x – sec x tan x ? to stay with us. (c) / No Error (d)
(a) 0 (b) 2 77. These kind of clothes (a)/ are rather expensive (b)/ for
(c) –1 (d) 1 me to buy. (c)/ No Error (d)
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Directions (Q. 78-79) : In the following questions, the sentence 87. We (has finished) our lunch half an hour ago.
given with blanks is to be filled in with an appropriate word. (a) finished (b) will have finished
Select the correct alternative out of the four.
(c) had finished (d) No improvement
78. The employee did not .............. to the argument of the
Directions (Q. 88-89) : In the following questions, out of the
manager.
four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
(a) precede (b) exceed
substitute of the phrase.
(c) concede (d) recede
88. The act of speaking irreverently about sacred things.
79. He was sworn ........... as the Prime Minister of our
country. (a) Atheist (b) Blasphemy
(a) in (b) off (c) Bellicose (d) Defection
(c) about (d) out 89. A person who talks too much of himself.
Directions (Q. 80-81) : In the following questions, out of the (a) Egoist (b) Elite
four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the (c) Emetic (d) Egotist
word given. Directions (Q. 90-91) : In the following questions, four words
80. Cantankerous are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find

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(a) Humorous (b) Quarrelsome the incorrectly spelt word.
(c) Remorseful (d) Dullness 90. (a) Entrepreneur
81. Connoisseur

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(b) Remuneration
(a) Decisive (b) Uncivilised

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(c) Apprentice
(c) Discerning Judge (d) Narrow-minded
(d) Soveriegnity
Directions (Q. 82-83) : In the following questions, out of the

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91. (a) Tranquillity (b) Perseverence
four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to
the word given. (c) Resplendence (d) Accommodation

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82. Nugatory Directions (Q. 92-93) : The question below consist of a set of
(a) Delusive (b) Futile labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select
(c) Unreal (d) Productive the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent

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83. Naive paragraph.
(a) Artful (b) Candid 92. P. In other countries which are populated by ‘haves’,

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(c) Credulous (d) Sincere frustration is among them also because they do
Directions (Q. 84-85) : In the following questions, out of the “haves”.
four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses Q. In some countries, frustration exists because these

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the meaning of the idiom/phrase. countries are populated by “have-nots”.
84. Mealy-mouthed R. Frustration is a global cancer.

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(a) Ill-tempered (b) Soft-spoken S. It has spared no country.
(c) Enthusiastic (d) Depressed (a) RSQP (b) SQRP
85. By fits and starts (c) PSRQ (d) QRPS

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(a) Occasionally (b) Totally 93. P. The real purpose underlying this maxim lies in its
(c) Finally (d) Irregularly utility in the worldly sense.

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Directions (Q. 86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of each Q. He has within him a spirit which is ever exhorting
sentence. him to cut down his needs and learn to be happy
86. I had (not only helped her by) giving hints but also with with what he has.
providing him links. R. Man is something much greater than an intelligent
(a) helped not only to her by being using his intellect to make newer inventions
(b) helped her not only by from time to time.
(c) not only helped her S. It tells us to be up and doing, not to be passive in
(d) No improvement our attitude to life.
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(a) PRQS (b) QPSR Directions (Q. 96-100) : In the following passage some of the
(c) RQPS (d) SRPQ words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and
Directions : In the following question, a sentence has been select the correct answer for the given blank numbered out
given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives of the four alternatives.
suggested, select the one which best expresses the same The world has seen a (96) growth in several spheres.
sentence in Passive/Active voice. Agricultural production, industrial production,
94. Why do you waste money ? communication, medicine, education etc. have seen (97)
(a) Why is money been wasted by you ? growth. We can safely assume that the future is not as (98)
(b) Why has money been wasted by you ? as once appeared to be. We are not by a vision of hungry
hordes overwhelming world food resources. Although it is
(c) Why is money wasted by you ?
(99) that many people, especially in the developing countries
(d) Why is money being wasted by you ?
are hungry, illiterate and (100) to diseases.
95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
96. (a) tremendous (b) mere
Direct/Indirect speech.Out of the four alternatives
(c) hardly (d) slow

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suggested, select the one which best expresses the same
97. (a) equal (b) unprecedented
sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
(c) negligible (d) negative
The doctor said, “well, what can I do for you ?”

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98. (a) good (b) strong
(a) The doctor wanted to know what he could do for
(c) bleak (d) high

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her.
99. (a) unclear (b) false
(b) The doctor said that he couldn't do anything for her.

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(c) incorrect (d) true
(c) The doctor asked what he couldn't do for her.
100. (a) prone (b) averse
(d) The doctor wondered what he could do for her.

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(c) liable (d) engross

Answers with Solutions

2. (b) As,

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1. (c) A group of players is called a team. Similarly, a group of
Ministers is called Council of ‘Ministers’.

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Similarly,
430 + ( 4 + 3 + 0)
= 430 + 7 = 437
(a) Mustard and Sesame are oil seeds. Peas are Legumes.

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Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a protective
case.

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5. (d) C X,
Pair of opposite letters,
+3 A

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X 

M +3
N; N  Q
Similarly,

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P +3 N
K; K 

H +2 U
S; S 
6. (b) 64  6 × 4 = 24 24 × 24 = 576
27  2 × 7 = 14 14 × 14 = 196
32 3 × 2 = 6 6 × 6 = 36
3. (a) As,
But,
850 + ( 8 + 5 + 0 )
17  1 × 7 = 7 7 × 7 × 7 = 343
= 850 + 13 = 863
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7. (b) Arrangement of words as per order in the dictionary : 12. (c) There is no 'Y' letter in the given word. Therefore, the
2. Yakking word SALTY cannot be formed.
 13. (d) As,
3. Yakuzas S T U B B O R N
 +1 –1 –1 +1
1. Yangtze V U T A A O S P
 Similarly,
4. Yobbery
S H I P P I N G
 +1 –1 –1 +1
5. Yobbisy
J I T O O H O J
8. (b) The given series is :
14. (c) 7 × 6 + 5 – 4 = 33
AK = (1 + 11) = 12
From option (c)
GV = (7 + 22) = 29  7 × 5 – 6 + 4 = 33
LF = (12 + 6) = 8  35 – 6 + 4 = 33

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 39 – 6 = 33
PO = (16+ 15) = 31
15. (d) As,
Position of letters in English Alphabates) 3 @ 3 * 3 =3

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9. (c) The given series is : 3
 ×3 =3

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3
21 26 33 42 53 66 And

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+5 +7 +9 +11 +13 48 @ 4 * 3 = 36
+2 +2 +2 +2 48
 × 3 = 36

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So, the missing term of the given series is 66. Similarly,
10. (b) According to statements : 91 @ 13 * 2

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91
Leather Leather   2  14
cloths 13
Purses cloths or Purses

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16. (a) In First Row
12 × 13 = 156
In Second Row
So, only conlusion III follows.

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14 × ? = 154
154

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A  ?=  11
North 14
11. (d)
In Third Row
15 × 13 = 195
40 M

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West East
A B C
30 M 17. (c)
C B

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South
50 M

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J L
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D E
30 M I M E
N

H G F
AE = AB + BE = (40 + 50) metres = 90 metres
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The triangles are given below : paper appears white because it reflects all the colours and
BAJ ; GHJ ; JGB ; JIK ; IKN ; GMN ; absorbs no colour.
LMI ; GLK ; JIN ; DEI 28. (c) The human ear cannot distinguish echo from the
Thus, there are 10 triangles in the given figure. original direct sound if the delay is less then 1/15 of a
18. (c) second. The velocity of sound in dry air is approximately
19. (c) The numbers 2, 3, 5 and 6 lie on the faces adjacent to 343 m/s at a temperature of 25ºC. Therefore, the relfecting
number 1. Therefore, 4 lies opposite 1. object must be more than 17.2m from the sound source for
20. (b) All brothers are men. echo to be perceived by a person located at the source.
All husbands are men. 29. (b) Anaemia is a condition that develops when blood
Some brothers may be husbands and vice-versa. lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. The
three main types of anaemia are due to blood loss,
decreased red blood cell production, and increased red
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21. (d) Answer figure (d) will complete the pattern of the from the lungs to the body's tissues and returns carbon
question figure.

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dioxide from the tissues back to the lungs. in mammals,
22. (b) the protein makes up about 96% of the red blood cells dry
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24. (a) The correct mirror image of the given question figure, (including water).
is

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31. (c) A pacemaker is a small device that's placed in the chest
or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms. This
device uses low-energy electrical pulses to promt the heart

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to beat at a normal rate. Pace'makers are used to treat
arrhythmias.
25. (c) B  00 

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32. (a) The maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting southe-
A  55  rn kenya and northern Tanzania. They are among the best
known local populations due to their residence near the

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N  03  many game parks, of the African Great Lakes, and their
D  59  distinctive customs and dress. The Maasai speak the

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Maalan language.
BAND = 00, 55, 03, 59
33. (d) The Mariana trenchis located in the western Pacific
26. (d) A motherboard (sometimes alternatively known as the
Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands, in the Western

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mainboard, system board, baseboard, planar board, logic
Pacific East of Philppines. It reaches a maximum-known
board) is the main printed circuit board (PCB) found in
depth of 10,994 metres at a small slot-shaped valley in its
general purpose microcomputers and other expandable

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floor known as the Challenger Deep.
systems. It holds and allows communication between many
of the crucial electronic components of a system, such as 34. (b) The Nyaya Sutras is an ancient Indian Sanskrit Text
the central processing unit (CPU) ad memory and provides Composed by Ak? apada Gautama. Composed between
connectors for other peripherals. 6th century BC and 2nd century BC, it is the foundational
27. (d) When white light falls on an opaque body, it absorbs text of the Nyaya school of Hindu philosophy. It deals
all the colours except one colour which it reflects; this with rules of reason, logic, epistemology and metaphysics.
reflected colour is the colour of the body. The blackboard 35. (a) Lord Canning, the Governor-General of India during
appears black because it absorbs all the colours. The white the Indian Rebellion of 1857, was made the first Viceroy of
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India under the Govermment of India Act 1858. He was food web.
rewarded for suppressing the revolt. He served in India 43. (b) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu,
either as Governor General or Viceroy from 1856 to 1862. in January 2017, launched NTR Arogya Raksha Seheme
36. (b) Article 359 empowers the President to suspend the to provide the medical treatment to the people below
enforcement of all fundamental rights (except those Above poverty Line (APL) at Rs. 1200 premium per annum.
guaranteed by article 20 and article 21) for period as
The Secheme covers 1044 diseases and offers up to Rs. 2
specified by president during national emergency on
lakh and free treatment.
ground on war, external aggression and armed rebellion.
The restriction on article 359 over article 20 and 21 is on 44. (a) X-rays were discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen,
account of 44th amendment act 1978. a Professor at Wuerzburg University in Germary, on 8
37. (b) There are 6 fundamental rights under Part III of Indian November 1895. He made the discovery while working
Constitution. They are as follows : Right to equality; Right with a cathode-ray tube in his laboratory. Roentgen
to freedom; Right against exploitation; Right to freedom observed a fluoescent glow of crystals on a table near his
of religion ; Cultural and Educational righ; Right to tube that was capable of passing through most
constitutional remedies. substances.
38. (a) Oligopoly : form of maket in which there are few large 45. (c) Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the

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firms selling to a large number of buyers ; Monopoly : water between two teams. Each team made up of six field
form of maket in which there is a single seller of a players and one goalkeeper. Except for the goalkeeper,
commodity and large number of buyers. Perfect players participate in both offensive and defensive roles.

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competition : very large number of buyers and sellers of a
46. (a) Lavani is a folk dance of Maharshtra. It is a combination

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homogeneous product.
of traditional song and dance, which is particularly
39. (a) In econmics, a Giffen good is one which people
performed to the enchanting beats of 'Dholak', a drum like
consume more of as price rises. A Giffen good is a highly

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instrument. The dance is performed by attractive women
inferior good that has an upward-sloping demand curve,
which is contary to the fundamental law of demand which wearing nine-yard sarees.

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states that quantity demanded for a product falls as the 47. (d) Anil Agarwal, the founder and Chairman of Vedanta
price increases, resulting in a downward slope for the Resources, was on 8 April 2016 honoured as the
demand curve. In normal cases, as the price of the good Entrepreneur of the Year in the 6th Asian awards. The

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rises, the substitution effect makes consumers purchase Asian Awards were first awarded in 2010. It recognises.
less of it. and rewards exemplary achievement across 14 categories
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that include business, philanthropy, entertainment, culture
zinc coating to steel or iron, to prevent rusting. The most and sport.
common method is hot-dip galvanizing, in which parts are 48. (a) Azad Bachpan ki Aur has been authored by Indian

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submerged in a bath of molten zinc. Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi. Launched by Supreme
41. (a) Dry ice, sometimes referred to as "cardice," is the solid Court justice Dipak Misra in January 2016, the book is a

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form of carbon dioxide. Its advantages include lower selection of articles penned by Satyarthi on landmark
temperature than that water ice and not leaving any residue movements, judgements, and prominent policy
(other than incidental frost from moisture in the intervention in his struggle for child rights.

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atmosphere). It is used primarily as a cooling agent in 49. (c) The fifth edition of the mega cultural festival 'India by
preserving frozen foods. the Nile' was held in Cairo, Egypt, in March 2017, The
42. (c) In ecology, the trophic level is the position that an festival aimed to showcase the diversity in India's culture,

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organism occupies in a food chain what it eats, and what art and cuisine and also to strengthen India's partnership
eats it. Ecosystem represents the most complex trophic with Egypt. The Embassy of India in Cairo, in collaboration
level. Each species in an ecosystem is affected by the with Teamwork Arts, presented 'Crafts Mela' as part of the
other species in that ecosystem. There are very few single- festival.
prey single most prey-predator are consumed by more 50. (b) Sheikh Hasina Wazed is the current Prime Minister of
than one predator, and most predators have more than Bangladesh, in office since January 2009. She previously
one prey. It is also marked by multitrophic interactions served as opposition leader form 1986 to 1990 and from
that involve more than two tropic levels in relationships a 1991 to 1995, as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001, and has
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been leading the Bangladesh Awami League since 1981.  100 


51. (b) x2 – 8x + 15 = 0 55. (c) C.P. of aticle = `   18450  = ` 36900
 50 
 x2 –5x –3x + 15 = 0
 36900  150
 (x – 3) (x – 5) = 0 To gain 50» S.P. of article = ` = ` 55350
 x = 3 or 5 100
Again, 56. (c) New average will increase by 5.
y2 + 2y – 35 = 0 i.e., New average = A + 5
 y2 +7y –5y – 35 = 0 Illustration :
y (y + 5) –5 (y + 7) = 0
246 12
 (y – 5) (y + 7) = 0 = =4;
3 3
 y = 5 or µ 7
Requited difference = (53 – 52) 2 468 20
= =5;
= (125 – 25) = 100 4 4
52. (d) Rate of interest = 20% per half year 2  4  6  8  10 30
Equivalent rate for 1 year = = 6.
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 20  20  57. (d) Let each son's share be = ` x
=  20  20   % = 44%
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53. (d) Speed of first train 150 metre long = 40 kmph 3x + 2 × 1.5x + x – 600 = 19000

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Speed of second train = x kmph
 3x + 3x + x = 19000 + 600 = 19600
Total length of both trains
 7x = 19600

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= (100 + 150) metre
1 19600
= 250 metre = km.  x= = ` 2800
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Relative speed =Time According to the question,
x × (100 – 18)% = 1599
1

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9 1 x  82
 4    = 1599
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 4 ( x + 40) = 400 1599  100
 x + 40 = 100  x= = ` 1950
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54. (a) The population of city 2 years ago
1
P
= (sum of parallel sides) × perpendicular distance
2
=

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 R 
1  1
 100 
 =
2
( 2.56 + 3.44) × 1.44 sq.yards
26010 26010 1
= 
  = × 6 × 1.44 sq. yards
 2   1  2
1   1  
 100   50  = 4.32 sq. yards
26010 26010  50  50 Expenditure on ploughing = ` (4.32 × 1800) = ` 7776
= 
 = 25000 60. (d) Let S work for x days.
 51  51  51
  T worked for (x – 2) days.
 50 
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According to the question, 63. (d) x2 + 2 – 6
x
x x2 x5 2
  =1  1
40 48 60 = x  +2–6
x
 
6 x  5 x  10  4 x  20
 =1  1 
2
1
2
240
=  x   – 4 =  x   –22
 15x – 30 = 240  x  x

 15x = 240 + 30 = 270  1   1 


=  x   2  x   2
270  x x   
 x= = 18 days
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 10800  1 1
S's share = `   18  = ` 4860 =x– +2–x +2=4
 40  x x

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64. (c) x + = 3
x
12 18

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=  On. squaring both sides,
5 3 5 3
2
 1
     x   = 13

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12 5 3 18 5 3
x
= +
     

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5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3
1
 x2 + + 2 = 13
x2
12  5 3   18 5 3 

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= 1
53 53  x2 + = 11 ......(i)
x2

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=
12  5 3   18 5 3   1
2

2 2 Again,  x   + 2 = 11
 x

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= 6( 5  3)  9( 5  3) 2
 1
= 6 5 6 39 5 9 3
  x   11 – 2 = 9
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= 15 5  3 3  3 (5 5  3) 1
 x– = 9 =3
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 a = 0; b = 0 On cubing both sides,
3
2  1 3
1

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 2   x   = 3 = 27
  x   + (y – 4) = 0  x
 3

1 1  1
 x– =0  x3 – – 3  x   = 27
x3  x

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3
1 1
 x=  x3 – – 3 × 3 = 27
3 x3

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and y – 4 = 0 y = 4 1
 x3 – = 27 + 9 = 36 ...(ii)
x3
1
4
yx 3  2 1  3 1 
    x  2  x 3 
y–x 1  x  x 
4
3
= 11 × 36
12  1 13 1 1
  x5 – + x – = 396
12  1 11 x5 x
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1 Area of larger circle = R2


 x5 – + 3 = 396
x5 22
= × 14 × 14 sq.cm = 616 sq.cm
1 7
 x5 – = 396 – 3 = 393
x5 Area of a smaller circle
A 22
65. (d) = × 7 × 7 sq. cm = 154 sq.cm
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 Area of the shaded region
D E
= (616 – 154 × 2) sq.cm
= (616 – 308 ) sq.cm = 308 sq.cm
B C
D E || BC A
 ADE = ABC 68. (c)
AED = ACB
By AA µ similarity,
D F
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AD AE
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DB EC

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B C
x x3 E
=

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x–3 x–2 B C = a ; CA = b
 x ( x – 2) = ( x + 3) ( x –  AB = c

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 x2 – 2x2 = x2 – 9 AO b  c CO ba
= ; =
9 OE a OD c
 – 2x = – 9 x = = 4.5

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2 bc 5
:: =
66. (c) Let] a = 18 cm] b = 24 cm] c = 30 cm] a 4

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abc b c a
semi-perimeter = s = 
2 a

18  24  30 72 54 9

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= = = 36   i
2 2 4 4

Area of ABC ba 3




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c 2
4
= s ( s  a )( s  b)( s  c) abc
3 

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c
4
= 36(36  18)(36  24)(36  30) 3 2 5
3 =  ...(ii)
2 2
4

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= 36  18  12  6
On dividing equation (ii) by (i),
3
a 5 4 10
4 =    a = 10k;

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= c 2 9 9
3 6  6  6  3 6  3 2  2
c=9
4
= × 6 × 6 ×3 × 2 = 288sq. cm bc 5
 = 4b + 36 k
3 
a 4
67. (c) = 10k × 5
4b = 50k – 36k = 14k
14k 7k
 b= =
4 2
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BO ca 10k  9k
73. (c) Total marks of student 3 = 89 + 99 + 99 + 92= 379
 = = 74. (b) Sum of four maximum marks of
OF b 7k
2 Student-3 = 100 + 99 + 99 + 92 = 390
9  2 38 Student-2 = 100 + 99 + 94 + 89 = 382
= =
7 7
Student-5 = 100 + 95 + 92 + 92 = 379
 
69. (d) tan + cot Student-4 = 100 + 96 + 91 + 89 = 376
2 2
75. (c) Average marks in Hindi
 
sin cos 81  89  92  91  86 439
2 2 = =
= +  5 5
cos sin
2 2
Average marks in English
  87  74  89  62  95 407
sin 2
 cos 2
2 2 = =
 5 5
2  
sin .cos
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5
1 2 : Required per cent = 439 ×100
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2sin .cos 5
2 2

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407
2 =  100 = 92.71
 = 2cosec  439
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76. (d) The plural of compound noun — sister-in-law is
sec3 x  tan 3 x
70. (d)  2 tan 2 x  sec x.tan x sister-in-law.
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Hence, My sister-in-law should be used here.
(secx – tanx)(sec 2 x  tan 2 x. + secx. tanx )
= 77. (a) Here, These kinds (Plural) of clothes ........ should
(secx - tanx)
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–2 tan2x – secx.tanx
78. (c) Concede (Verb) = to admit that something is true,
= sec2x + tan2x + secx. tanx – 2 logical etc.

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tan2x – secx. tanx = sec2x – tan2x = 1 79. (a) Swear-in = to make somebody promise to do job
71. (d) sin8 + cos8  – 1 = 0 correctly.

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sin8 + cos8  = 1 80. (b) Cantankerous (Adjective) = bad-tempered and
always complaining; quarrelsome.
(sin4 + (cos4 = 1

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81. (c) Connoisseur (Noun) = an expert on matters involving
(sin4 + cos4 – 2sin . cos4 = 1 the judgement of beauty, quality or skill in art, food
{(sin2 + cos2 – 2sin . cos2 –2sin4cos4=1 or music; discerning judge.

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(1 – 2 sin2  cos2 – 2sin. cos4 = 1 82. (d) Nugatory (Adjective) = worth nothing or of little
value; useless and futile.
1 + 4 sin4  cos4 – 4sin.cos2– 2sin4cos4 = 1

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Productive (Adjective) = resulting in or providing a
 (2 sin4.cos4) – 4 sin2.cos2 = 0 large amount or supply of something; having positive
results.
(2sin2  cos2 (sin. cos2– 2) = 0
83. (a) Naive (Adjective) = artless; showing a lack of
sin2  cos2 = 2
expreince; wisdom or judgement.
(d) Marks obtained by all students in Math 84. (b) Mealy-mouthed = not wiling or honest enough to
In Math = 96 + 99 + 99 + 89 + 92 = 475 speak in a direct or open way about what you really
think; soft-spoken; artificial.
In Science = 90 + 94 + 99 + 96 + 92 = 471
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85. (d) By fits and starts = irregularly; frequently starting 92. (a) 93. (c)
and stopping again; not continuously. 94. (c) Why + is/am/are + subject + V3 + by + Object.
86. (b) Each part of not only ........... but also agrees with 95. (a) said  wanted to know what can I do for you ?
same part of speech.  What he could do for her..
Hence, helped her not only by should be used. 96. (a) Tremendous (Adjective) = very great; huge;
remarkable.
87. (a) The sentence shows past time.
97. (b) Unprecedented (Adjective) = that has never
Moreover,ago has been used.
happened, been done or been known before.
Hence, Past Simple should be used here.
98. (c) Bleak (Adjective) = not encouraging or giving any
88. (b) 89. (d) reason to have hope.
90. (d) Sovereignty (Noun) = complete power to govern a 99. (d)
country.
100. (a) Prone (Adjective) = likely to suffer from something
91. (b) Perseverance (Noun) = the quality of continuing to or to do something bad;liable.
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CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-2 Date : 08-08-2017
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING) 8. In the following question, which one set of letters when
sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series
1. In the following question, select the related word from
shall complete it ?
the given alternatives :
Goiter : Iodine : : Anaemia : ? – yzaa – y – xy – aazy _ .
(a) xxzzx (b) xxaza
(a) Vitamin D (b) Iron
(c) Vitamin E (d) Calcium (c) xzxzx (d) aazzx

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2. In the following question, select the related letter from 9. In the following question, select the missing number from
the given alternatives :
the given alternatives :
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DE : O : : AF : : ?
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(a) H (b) K
(c) 114 (d) 138
(c) J (d) I
10. There are five students – P, Q, R, S and T having different
3. In the following question, select the related number from

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heights in a class. P's height is more than only one
the given alternatives : student. 'Q's height is more than S and P but not more
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than R. S' s height is more than P. R is not the smallest.
(a) 49 (b) 53 Who is having the maximum height in the class ?
(c) 60 (d) 89 (a) Q (b) R

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4. In the following question, select the odd word from the (c) S (d) T
given alternatives : 11. In a row of 74 girls, Shweta is 27th from left end. Palak
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(c) Huge (d) Above from the right end of the row?
5. In the following question, select the odd letters from the (a) 40 (b) 41
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given alternatives :
(a) MN (b) NM 12. In the following question, from the given alternative
words, select the word which can be formed using the

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(c) OL (d) ET
letters of the given word :
6. In the following question, select the odd number from the CAPITULATE
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(a) 253 (b) 473 (c) PITTY (d) TALE
(c) 143 (d) 633 13. In a certain code language, "BIOLOGY'' is written as
"YRLOLTB". How is "PHYSICS" written in that code

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7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they
language?
occur in the dictionary :
(a) KSXRBHH (b) KSBHRXH
1. Flinching 2. Flintlock
(c) XHRHBSK (d) KSBHXRH
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5. Flinchers enchanging two signs :
(a) 15243 (b) 51243 6+84–4=8
(c) 51324 (d) 51342 (a)  and = (b)  and +
(c)  and – (d)  and –
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15. If 4 × 9 × 3 = 4 and 5 × 3 × 1 = 3, then 20. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship
9×9×7=? among the given classes.
(a) 5 (b) 6 Complex number, Integer, Natural number
(c) 7 (d) 9
16. In the following question select the number which can be
placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given (a) (b)
alternatives.
3 5 5
4 88 7 2 104 6 7 ? 8
5 8 3
(c) (d)
(a) 108 (b) 112
(c) 118 (d) 120
21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the
17. How many rectangles are there in the given figure?
question figure ?
Question figure :

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(c) 11

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(d) 12
18. In the following question below are given some statements
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from commonly known facts, read all the Conclusions
(a) (b)
and then decide which of the given Conclusion logically

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follows the given statements.
Statements :
I. All cups are plates.

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II. Some plates are glasses. (c) (d)
Conclusions :
I. Some glasses are cups.
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II. All glasses are cups.
(a) Only Conclusion I follows. the question figures is hidden/embedded.
(b) Only Conclusion II follows. Question figure :

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(d) Both Conclusions follow.

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folding the figure given in the question?
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Answer figures :
A A
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(a) (b) (c) (d)
D B

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(c) (d) the question figures. From the given answer figures,
B B
indicate how it will appear when opened?
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Question figure : Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word
'STRAW'.
Matrix-I
0 1 2 3 4
Answer figures : 0 S R G H W
1 H W S R G
2 R G H W S

(a) (b) 3 W S R G H
4 G H W S R

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5 6 7 8 9

(c) (d) 5 A F L C T
6 C T A F L
7 F L C T A

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8 T A F L C
answer figures is the right imagen of the given figure ?
9 L C T A F
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(a) 00] 78] 13]67] 23 (b) 12] 59] 01] 55] 10
24] 97] 20] 86] 31 (d) 43] 66] 44] 98] 43

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following?

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B (a) Employment (b) Poverty
Answer figures : (c) Resource scarcity (d) Income
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Sector Example
1- Primary a. Consultancy

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(a) (b) 2- Secondary b. Apiculture
3- Tertiary c. Shoe Factory
(a) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a (b) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b

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(c) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b (d) 1-c, 2-b, 3-a
28. How many Fundamental Duties are mentioned in Indian

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(c) (d) constitution?
(a) Five (b) Seven
(c) Nine (d) Eleven

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given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers following ?

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given in the alternatives are represented by two classes (a) The Union
of alphabet as shown in the given two matrices. The (b) The States
(c) Fundamental Rights
columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4
(d) Directive Principles of State Policy
and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter
30. Who gave the slogan 'Back to the Vedas (Vedo ki aur
from these matrices can be represented first by its row
lauto)?
and next by its column, for example 'H' can be represented (a) Guru Nanank Dev Ji (b) Dayanand Saraswati
by 34, 41 ect and 'T' can be represented by 59, 97 ect. (c) Swami Vivekananda (d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
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31. Todarmal was the famous revenue minister of which 42. Which of the following trees shed their leaves once in a
Mughal Emperor? years?
(a) Shah Jahan (b) Bahadur Shah Jafar (a) Deciduous trees
(c) Akbar (d) Aurangzeb (b) Coniferous trees
32. Gravitational force is maximum at which of the following (c) Evergreen trees
place? (d) Both deciduous and coniferous trees
(a) At equator (b) At tropic of cancer 43. The Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (EDS) has
(c) At tropic of Capricorn (d) At poles been launched under New Economy Development Policy
33. Which of the following devies is used to measure (NEDP) on January 19, 2017 at _____
(a) New Delhi (b) Mizoram
humidity?
(c) Gujarat (d) Uttar Pradesh
(a) Hydrometer (b) Hygrometer
44. Who invented Dynamite?
(c) Paycho Meter (d) Anemometer
(a) J B Dunlop (b) Alfred Nobel
34. Which of the following disease is cuased by female
(c) James Simons (d) Peter Hargreaves
Anopheles mosquito ?
45. 'Rovers cup' is associated with which of the following
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(c) Black Fever (d) Cholera (a) Footaball (b) Hockey
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36. Which of the following transports water from the roots (a) Haryana (b) Panjab

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of the plant to its leaves? (c) Gujarat (d) Rajasthan
(a) Xylem 47. Who among the following was awarded with

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(b) Phloem Dhronacharya Award 2016 in the field of 'Swimming
(c) Both xylem and phloem (Lifetime)"?
(d) Cortex (a) Shri Raj Kumar Sharma (b) Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal

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37. Which of the following is not a vector quantity? (c) Shri S. Pradeep Kumar (d) Shri Nagapuri Ramesh
(a) Momentum (b) Displacement 48. 'Ace Against Odds' is an autobiography of which sports
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38. At what temperature (in Fahrenheit) pure water freezes? (a) Vishwanathan Anand (b) Sania Mirza
(a) 32 (b) 0 (c) Abhinav Bindra (d) Anjali Bhagwat

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(c) 48 (d) 37 49. Under the framework of the new partnership with which
country, Victory University will help India to Establish a
39. In which graphics, digital photos and scanned images

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National Sports University?
are typically stored with extensions such as.bmp, .png,
(a) Portugal (b) Australia
jpg,. tif or gif?
(c) Vietnam (d) USA
(a) Bitmap (b) Pixels

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50. With which country India exchanged its border maps?
(c) Plane (d) Both Bitmap and Pixels
(a) China (b) Sri Lanka
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(a) oxidation
(b) reduction (QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE)
(c) radiation
 x2  y2  z2
(d) both oxidation and reduction 51. If   +   +   = 3, then what is the value of
41. Which of the following metal (shown by its symbol) is  yz   zx   xy 
generally used for making filaments of bulb? (x + y + z)3 ?
(a) Fe (b) An (a) 0 (b) 1
(c) Ag (d) W (c) 2 (d) 3
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52. The difference of compound interest and simple interest 60. A is 1.5 times efficient than B therefore takes 8 days
for 3 years and for 2 years are in ratio 23 : 7 respectively. less than B to complete a work. If A and B work on
What is rate of interest per annum (in %)? alternate days and A works on first day, then in how many
200 100 days the work will be completed?
(a) (b) (a) 17 (b) 19
7 7
(c) 19.5 (d) 21
300 400 61. What least value which should be added to 1812 to make
(c) (d)
7 7 it divisible by 7, 11 and 14?
53. A man starts running from point P at 11 : 00 a.m. with a (a) 12 (b) 36
speed of 10 km/hr. He runs for 2 hours and then takes a (c) 72 (d) 154
1 hour and then takes a 1 hour rest. He continues this
1 –1  1 
till he is caught by another man who starts at 2 : 00 p.m. 62. If = 2, then what is the value of x81 +  81  ?
from point P and runs nonstop at a speed of 15 km/hr
x4  x 4 x
towards the first man. At what time (in p.m.) will the first (a) µ 2 (b) 0
man be caught? (c) 1 (d) 2
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then what is the value of (a2 + b2 + c2)?
(c) 6 : 00 (d) 5 : 30
(a) 75 (b) 83
54. A person scores 45% of the total marks in the exam and
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exam is 55% . What is the maximum marks of the exam?  1 

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64. If x2 +  2  = 1, then what is the value of x48 + x42 + x36
(a) 300 (b) 350 x
(c) 400 (d) 500 + x30 + x24 + x12 + x13 + x6 + 1?

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of x articles. If there is a profit of 20%, what is the value (c) 1 (d) 9

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of x ? 65. In the given figure, PQRS is a trapezium in which PM 
(a) 15 (b) 30 SN, NR = 9 cm, PS = 12 cm, QM = NR and NR = SN.
(c) 50 (d) 80 What is the area (in cm2) of trapezium?

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the present age (in years) of the son?
(a) 20 (b) 24 R
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(c) 26 (d) 22 (a) 170 (b) 182
A B C (c) 189 (d) 191
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3 2 2 66. In the given figure, PQR is a equilateral triangle and PS
(A + B)2 : (B + C)2? is the angle bisector of  P. What is the value of RT :
(a) 9 : 4 : 25 (b) 25 : 4 : 9 RQ?

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(c) 64 : 25 : 49 (d) 49 : 25 : 64
58. A shopkeeper sells a table at a discount of 20% and
earns a profit of 60%. If he sells the same table at 40%

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discount, then what will be his new profit per cent?
(a) 20 (b) 30
(c) 35 (d) 40
59. One of the diagonals of a rhombus is 70% of the other
diagonal. What is the ratio of area of rhombus to the
square of the length of the larger diagonal?
(a) 3 : 10 (b) 3 : 20 (a) 1 : 2 (b) 1 : 1
(c) 7 : 20 (d) 7 : 10 (c) 2 : 1 (d) 1 : 3
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67. Two chords of length 20 cm and 24 cm are drawn Per capita income = total GDP of country/population of
perpendicular to each other in a circle of radius 15 cm. the country.dsnhft,A
What is the distance between the points of intersection
of these chords (in cm) from the centre of the circle? Distribution of Per capita
Country
number people income (in crore dollars)
(a) 114 (b) 182
1 12% 11850
(c) 206 (d) 218 2 24% 5350
68. In the given figure, QRTS is a cyclic quadrilateral. If 3 15% 9900
PT = 5 cm, SQ = 4 cm, PS = 6 cm and  PQR = 63º, then
4 17% 4840
what is the value (in cm) of TR?
5 7% 2260

P 6 6% 6920

7 11% 3190
8 8% 10410

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(c) 34 (d) 36

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(a) 3 (b) 7 73. What is the total GDP (in crore dollars) of country 5?
(a) 27120 (b) 31640
(c) 9 (d) 15

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(c) 38280 (d) 44660
69. What is the simplified value of sin 2 (90 – ) – 74. What is the total GDP (in crore dollars) for the country
 {sin(90 – )sin }  with the third lowest per capita income?

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 tan  ? (a) 181900 (b) 108464
 
(c) 145200 (d) 164560
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(c) 0 (d) cos  (a) Country 1 (b) Country 2
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 cos 2  sin 2  
70. What is the simplified value of  –  ? (ENGLISH LANGUAGE)
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Directions (Q. 76-77) : In the following questions, some part
(a) sin  (b) 1 – sin 2
of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the
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(b)/about the major robbery. (c)/ No Error (d)
(a) 1 (b) 2
77. No sooner did the sun rise (a)/ when we resumed the
(c) 3 (d) 4
journey (b)/after having a hasty breakfast (c)/ No Error
Directions (Q. 72-75) : The table below shows the distribution (d)
of number of people living in 8 different countries and the per 78. He ........... to the problem of air pollution in his speech.
countries. The total population of these countries taken together (a) averted (b) adverted
is 200 croces.'
(c) exclaimed (d) mentioned
79. Rohan is so magnanimous that everyone is always .......... Directions (Q. 88-89) : In the following questions, out of the
to help him in his project. four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
(a) eager (b) enthusiastic substitute of the phrase.
(c) reluctant (d) ignorant 88. One skilled in telling stories.
Directions (Q. 80-81) : In the following questions, out of the (a) Ventral (b) Fanatic
four alteratives, select the word similar in meaning to the
(c) Raconteur (d) Tyro
word given.
89. Fear of fire
80. Succulent
(a) Arsonphobia (b) Astraphobia
(a) Sucking (b) Soft
(c) Juicy (d) Pale (c) Astrophobia (d) Arrhenphobia
81. Congregation Directions (Q. 90-91) : In the following questions, four words
(a) Discussion (b) Attention are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find
the correctly spelt word.
(c) Contraction (d) Assembly
Directions (Q. 82-83) : In the following questions, out of the 90. (a) Hygeine (b) Fascist
fouralternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to (c) Career (d) Apparel

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the word given. 90. (a) Hygience (Noun) = practices conducive to
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(c) Fantasy (d) Grandeur of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given,
Directions (Q. 84-85) : In the following questions, out of four select the most logical order of the sentences to form a
alternatives, select the alternatives which best expresses

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coherent paragraph.
the meaning of the idiom/phrases. 92. P. He raised his voice agains idol-worship.
84. To put a spoke in one's wheel Q. People are generally very open and accept social

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(a) To be advantageous at the time of difficulty changes with a positive attitude.
(b) To maintain under all circumstances R. Swami Dayanand Saraswati is remembered with
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(d) To put a difficulty in the way of progress of the nineteenth century.
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(a) To suffer more than materialism.
(b) In conflict with someone (a) QRSP (b) PRSQ

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(c) To face tough competition (c) RSPQ (d) SQRP
(d) To be in do or die situation 93. P. For that we need people who possess not only
Directions (Q. 86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of the high skills but high values as well.

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sentence.
Q. So the need of the hour is not only skill-based
86. She is (the best and wisest) girl in the class.
education but also value-based education.
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R. When we talk of investing in education, a question
(b) a best and a wisest
arires as to what kind of arises as to what kind of
(c) the best and the wisest education needs to be given to the youngster.
(d) No improvement S. Our aim is to be evolve not only an affluent
87. The people of Japan are (wiser than America). society, but an egalitarian, just humane and
(a) wiser than that of America. compassionate society.
(b) wiser than those of America. (a) SPRQ (b) PRQS
(c) wiser to that of America (c) RQSP (d) RSPQ
(d) No improvement
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94. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Directions (96-100) : In the following passage some of the
Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and
select the one which best expresses the same sentence select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four
in Passive/Active voice. alternatives.
Please guide me. The (96) of energy in India are met from both commercial
(a) You are requested to guide me. and non commercial sources. The most (97) sources of
(b) You have been requested to guide me. energy today are coal and natural gas, hydro electricity and
(c) You were requested to guide me. nuclear power. On the other hand, firewood, cow dung cakes
(d) You are being requested to guide me. and vegetable waste etc. (98) non commercial forms of
95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in energy. While non commercial forms of energy (99) demand,
Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternative coal is the (100) sources of commercial energy in India.
suggested, select the one which best expresses the same 96. (a) requirements (b) sources
sentences in Indirect/Direct speech.
(c) availability (d) lessen
The teacher said, “The Earth revolves around the sun”.
97. (a) vital (b) insignificant
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around the sun
(b) The teacher said that the earth revolves around the 98. (a) constitute (b) combines

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100. (a) smallest (b) hardest
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(c) largest (d) heaviest

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1. (b) As, the deficiency of iodine causes Goiter. Similarly, 5. (d) M N
the deficiency of iron causes Anaemia.
Pairs of opposite letters.
2. (b) D E

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  N M
4 5 O P
(4 × 2) + (5 × 2) – 3

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8 + 10 – 3 = 15 O
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A F 6. (d) Except the number 633, in all other numbers the sum of
  the first and the third digits is equal to the second digit.
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7. (c) Arrangement of words as per order in the dictionary :
(1 × 2) + (6 × 2) – 3

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3. (a) As, 4. Flintlocks

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( 5 + 6) × 4 – 3
11 × 4 – 3 8. (c) x y z a / a z y x /x y z a / a z y x
44 – 3 = 41 9. (c) The given series is
Similarly,
? = (9 + 4) × 4 – 3 19 38 114 228 648 1368
? = 13 × 4 – 3 ×2 ×3 ×2 ×3 ×2
? 52 – 3 = 49
4. (c) Except the word 'Huge', all other words indicate So, the missing number is 114.
location. 'Huge' means 'very large in size or amount'.
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10. (b) According to question. In Second Box
R  Q S  P  T ( 5 + 8 ) × ( 2 + 6) = 13 × 8 = 104
So, R is having maximum height in the class. Third Box

11. (b) Shweta is 27th from the left end. ( 5 + 3 ) × ( 7 + 8) = 8 × 15 = 120


7th to the right of Shweta means 34th from the left end. A B
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'TALE' can be formed.
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The rectangles are given below


Y RL O L T B
IJLH; JKML; MNDP;
LMPO; IKMH; JKPO;

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(Opposite letters) HMRQ; LNDO; ABCO;
Similarly, IKRQ; GNEF
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Plates Plates

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Glasses Glasses
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14. (d) 6 + 8  4 – 4 = 8
So, neither Conclusion I nor conclusion II fallow
After chaning sing
6 – 8  4 + 4 = 8 19. (b)

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6 – 2  4 = 8 faces
10 – 2 = 8 Opposite
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4 ×9 ×3 =4

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faces
And
20. (c) All natural numbers are integers and in trun, all Intergers
5 × 3 × 1 =3
are complex numbers.

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 9 =3 Complex

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Similarly, Numbers
9× 9×7=? Integers

 ? = 997 Natural
Numbers
 ?= 25 = 5
16. (d) First Box
(3 + 5) × (4 + 7) = 8 × 11 = 88
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21. (b) Answer figure (b) will complete the pattern of the given of the Mughal empire during Akbar's reign. He introduced
question figure. standard weights and measures'aa new system of revenue
22. (b) 23. (d) known as zabt and a system of taxation called dahshale.
24. (d) The Correct mirror image of the given question figure He was one of the nine gems of Akbar's court.
32. (d) Gravitational field between two bodies, as expressed
by Newtonian equation, is inversely proportional to square
of distance between their centres of gravity i.e. the higher
is . the distance between the bodies the lower the gravitation
at field. The Earth is not a perfect sphere and its radius
varies at poles and the equator, the radius being more at
25. (a) S  00 3 the equator than at the poles. This means that a body at
the equator is farther away from the earth's centre than a
T  78 
body at the poles. So, the gravitational force is maximum
R  13  at the poles.
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two main types of hygrometers a dry and wet bulb
W  23  psychrometer and a mechanical hygrometer.

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26. (c) Malthusianism is the idea that population growth is mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. Malaria is caused
potentially exponential while the growth of food supply by a one-celled parasite called a Plasmodium. Female
Anopheles mosqutoes pick up the parasite from infected

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is arithmetical at best. It tried to bring out the relationship
between population increase and resource scarcity. people to carry out egg production, and such blood meals
27. (a) The three-sector theory is an economic theory which are the link between the human and the mosquito hosts in

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divides economies into three sectors of activity : extraction the parasite life cycle.
of raw materials (primary), manufacturing (secondary), and 35. (d) Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron
crocus (Crocus sativus), a species of crocus in the family

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services (tertiary). Agriculture comes under primary shoe
factory under secondary and consultancy service under Iridaceae. The flower has three stigmas, which are the
tertiary sector of economy. distalends of the plant's carpels. Together with its style,

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28. (d) The Fundamental Duties are contained in Article 51A teh stalk connecting the stigmas to the rest of the plant,
under Part IVA of the Indian Constitution. The Fundamental these components are aften dried and used in cooking as
Duties of citizens were added to the Constitution by the a seasoning and colouring agent.

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42nd Amendment in 1976. Original ten in number, the 36. (c) Plants have two different types of 'transport' tissue.
Fundamental Duties ware increased to eleven by the 86th Xylem transports water and solutes from the roots to the

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Amendment in 2002. leaves, phloem transports food from the leaves to the rest
29. (d) The Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) are of the plant.
contained in Part IV (Article 36-51) of the Constitution of 37. (d) Speed is a scalar quantity. It is the rate of change in the

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the India. These are the guidlines or principles given to distance travelled by an object it has only magnitude and
the federal institutes governing the state on India, to be no direction. It contrast, velocity has both magnitude as
kept in citation while framing laws and policies. well as direction; so, it is a vector quantity.

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30. (b) Dayananda Saraswati was a Hindu religious leader 38. (a) Pure water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, 0 degrees
and founder of the Arya Samaj who believed in the Celsius, 273.15 Kelvin. However, to freeze at this tempera-
infallible authority of the Vedas. His slogan was 'go back ture, there should be sites for nucleation, for example,
to the Vedas' whose authority he accepted. He belived dust, rough wells of container, etc. If there are no nuclea-
that only true knowledge of the Vedas true knowledge of tion sites and water is left undisturbed, it won't freeze and
the Vedas could rid all evils the had crept into the Hindu will supercool below 0ºC.
society. 39. (a) The term bitmap essentially means a map of bits or
31. (c) Raja Todar Mal was the Revenue or Finance Minister speciflcally a 'spatially mapped array of bits'. A bitmap
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images uses different colored pixels, which are arranged cricket Test skipper Virat Kohli's coach Raj Kumar Sharma,
in a manner to display an image. Examples of bitmap images athletics coach Nagapuri Ramesh, boxing coach Sagar
include .png, psd, jpg, gif, tif, or. bmp. Mal Dhayal, Pradeep Kumar (Swimming, lifetime), Dipa
40. (b) The process of losing electrons is called oxidation and Karmakar's coach Bishweshwar Nandi and Mahabir Singh
trons is called oxidation and the process of gaining
(wrestling, lifetime).
electrons is called reduction. Most of the time oxidation
48. (b) Ace Against Odds is the 2016 biography of the Indian
in tandem with reduction since one stom loses election to
professional tennis playear Sania Mirza. The book is her
be gained by another. This is known as redox reaction.
41. (d) Tungsten, a chemical element with symbol W, is used of ficial biography chronicling her journey to becoming
in incandescent light bulb filaments, X-ray tubes (as both one of India and world's top female tennis player. The
the filament and target), electrodes in TIG welding, book was released at the hands of Shah Rukh Khan at
superalloys, and radiation shielding. It has the highest Hyderabad in July 2016.
melting point of all the elements discoverd, melting at 49. (b) India and Australia, on 12 Aprial 2017, launched Sports
3422ºC (6192 ºF, 3695 K). It also has the sound highest partnership in Mumbai aimed at increasing cooperation
boiling point, at 5930 ºC. in sports. Under the new partnership, Victoria University
42. (a) Deciduous trees and shrubs are plants that annually and the University of Canberra would work with India to

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lose their leaves at the end of the each growing season; assist in the establishment of a National Sports University
usualy during the winter, but can also occur during the similar to the Australian Institute of Sport.

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winter, but can also occur druing a dry season in warm 50. (*) More than one option is correct. India and China, in
climates. Common examples of deciduous trees include November 2002, exchanged ground maps during a meeting

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oak, maple, and hickory trees. Oak trees are characteristic between officials from both countries in a bid to resolve a
deciduous trees that lose their leaves in the fall and re- decades-long border dispute. Besides, India and

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grow them in the spring. Bangladesh, on 1 August 2015, exchanged 162 adversely
43. (b) The Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (EDS) held enclaves to implement the historic Land Boundary

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under the New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) Agreement, ending one of the world's most complex border
was launched at Aizawl in Mizoram on 18 Januarly, 2017. disputes.
The EDS could be instrumental in implementation of 17

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x2 y2 z2
Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 51. (b) y 2  zx  xy = 3
with minimum harm to the environ ment.
x3  y 3  z 3

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44. (b) Dynamite was invented by Swedish chemist and
 xyz =3
engineer Alfred Nobelas a safe way of using nitroglycerin
as a demolition agent. He obtained patents for his x3 + y3 + z3 = 3xyz

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inverntion in England on 7 May, 1867 and in Sweden on x + y + z = 0
19 October, 1867. Dynamite rapidly gained wide-scale use (x + y + z)3 = 0

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as a safer alternative to gun powder and nitroglaycerin. 52. (d) Formula for the difference between C.I. and S.I. for
45. (a) The Rovers Cup was a football tournament held in three years.
2
India. It was started by British football enthusisasts as  R   300  R 
=P 

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  
Bombay in 1891. The last time this championship was  100   100 
held in the 20001. season. The Western India Football 2
 R 
Difference For 2 years = P 

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efforts to revive the tournament. 
 100 
46. (c) Dandiya is the traditional folk-dance of Gujarat and
According to the question,
Rajaskthan. Along with Garba, it is the featured dance of
2
Navratri evening. Originating as devotional Garba dances,  R   300  R 
P   
which were always performed in Durga's honour, this dance  100   100   23
2
form is actually the staging of a mock-fight between the PR 7
10000
Goddess and Mahishasura.
47. (c) The 2016 Dronacharya award was given to to Indian
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3000  R 23 = (120 + 98) years = 22 years



100 7 A B C
57. (c) = = =k
 2100 + 7R = 2300 3 2 5
7R + 2300 – 2100 = 200  A = 3k ; B = 2k; C = 5k
200  (C + A)2 : (A + B)2 : (B + C)2
 R= % per annum
7
= (5k + 3k)2: (3k + 2k)2 : (2k + 5k)2
53. (b) Distance covered by first person till 2 p.m.
= (10 × 2) km. = 20 km. = (8k)2 : (5k)2 : (7k)2
Distance covered by him till 4 pm. = 64 % 25 % 49
= (20 + 20) km. = 40 km. 58. (a) Marked price of table ` x and its cost price = ` 100
He will rest form 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
According to the question,
Time taken by second person in covering 40 km.
80
40 x× = 160
= hours 100
15
160  100

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10
= 2 hours × 60 = 40 minutes  x=
80
= ` 200
15
 Required time = 4:40 p.m.  After a discount of 40%,

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54. (c) Let the maximum marks of the exam. be x.  200  60 
S.P. of table = `   = ` 120

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According to the question,  100 
45 x 55 x
 100   Required profit per cent = 20%

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100 100
59. (c) Larger diagonal of rhombus = d1 = 10 units
55 x 45 x
    40  Smaller diagonal = d2 = 7 units

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100 100
10 x x 1
 40   40 d1d 2
   Required ratio = 2 2
100 10

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d1
 x = 40 × 10 = 400
55. (c) Let the C.P. of each article be ` 1. 1 d2 1 7
= . d = × = 7 : 20

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 C.P. of x articles = ` x 2 1 2 10

Their S.P. = ` 60 60. (b) Time taken by A = x days


According to the question,  Time taken by B = 1.5x days

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According to the question,
60  x 20 1
  1.5x – x = 8

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x 100 5
 0.5 x = 8
 300 – 5x = x
8 80
300  x= = = 16
0.5 5
 6 x = 300  x = = 50

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6  Time taken by B = 16 × 1.5 = 24 days
56. (d) According to the question, 1 1
Work dony by A and B in the first two days = 

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Sum of the present ages of mother, father and son 16 24
= (3 × 35 + 3 + 5) years 32 5
= (105 + 15) years = 120 years = =
48 48
Again, 9  5 45 15
sum of the present ages of mother and father Work done by them in first 18 days = = =
48 48 16
= (2 × 46 + 2 × 3) years 15 1
= (92 + 6) years = 98 years Remaining work = 1 – =
16 16
 Son's present age
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1  a2 + b2 + c2 = 225 – 142 = 83
Now, time taken by A in doing work = 1 day
16 1
64. (c) x2 + =1
 Required time = 19 days. x2
61. (b) First, we find LCM of 7, 11 and 14.  x4 + 1 = x2
 x4 – x2 +1 = 0
7 7, 11, 14  (x2 + 1) (x4 –x2 + 1) = 0
1, 11, 2  x6 + 1 = 0
x + x + x + x + x24 + x18 + x12 + x6 + 1
48 42 36 30

LCM 2 × 7 × 11 = 154 = x42 (x6 + 1) + x30 (x6 + 1) + x18


6 6 6
(x + 1) + x (x + 1) + 1 = 1
154 1812 11
154 P S
272 65. (c)
154
118
Remainder = 118
 Required number = (154 – 118) = 36 Q M N R

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1 1 QM = NR = 9 cm.
4
 2
62. (d) x 1  QR = (12 + 2 × 9) cm. = 30 cm.
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x  Area of the trapezium PQRS

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2
 1
 1 1
  x
4
 + 1 = 2, x 4 = (QR + PS) × SN
2
 

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1
 1

2
1
= (30 + 12) × 9
4
2
   x  – 2.x 4 

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  1
= × 42 × 9 = 189 sq. cm.
1
2 2
4

   x  

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  66. (b)
1
  x = 1 x 
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1
 x81 + =1+1=2
x81

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63. (b) a ( a + b + c) = 45 ....(i)
b ( a + b + c) = 75 ....(ii)

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c ( a + b + c) = 105 ....(iii)
a2 + ab + ac + ab +b2 + bc + ac + bc + c2 = 45 + 75 + 105
 a2 + b2 + c2 + 2ab + 2bc + 2ca = 225
 (a + b + c)2 = 225 PS is the bisector of P. Hence, it passes through the

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 a+b+c= centre O of circle.
225 = 15
45 PS = diameter of circle.

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From equation (i), a = = 3:
15 PRS = 90° = PQS
75 PQR = PRQ = 60°
From equation (ii), b = =5
15 TQR = 30°; QRT = 120°
105 QTR = 0°
From equation (iii), c = =7
15
RT = RQ
 ab + bc + ca = 3 × 5 + 5 × 7 + 7 × 3 = 15 + 35 + 21 = 71
 (a + b + c)2 = a2 + b2 + c2 + 2(ab + bc + ca) RT : RQ = 1 : 1
 225 = a2 + b2 + c2 + 2 × 71
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70. (d) Given Expression


2
67. (c)  cos 2  1  sin 2  
=  
1  sin  1  cos  
2
1  sin 2  1  cos 2  
=  
 1  sin  1  cos  
= [ (1 – sin) – (1 – cos)]2 [  a2 – b2 = (a+b) (a–b)]
AB = 20 cm. = (cos – sin)2
 OE  AB
= cos2 – sin2 – 2 sin . cos
 AE = EB = 10 cm.
= 1 – 2 sin . cos = 1 – sin 
In OAE]
71. (c) 5 sec – 3tan = 5 ...(i)
OE = OA2  AE2
5tan – 3 sec = x ...(ii)
= 152  102  225  100 On squaring both equations and subtracting (ii)
= 125 cm. from (i),
OF  CD (5sec – 3 tan )2 – (5 tan – 3 sec)2 = 25 – x2

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 CF = FD = 12 cm. 25 sec2+ 9 tan2 – 30 sec 
OCF, tan– 25 tan2 – 9 sec2+ 30 sec. tan = 25 – x2

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OF = OC2 – CF2  25 (sec2 – tan2) – 9sec2 – tan2) = 25 – x2
25 – x2 = 25 – 9 = 16 [  sec2 – tan2= 1]

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= 152 – 122  225 – 144 
= 81 cm. = GE  x2 = 25 – 16 = 9
x = 9 =  3dsnhft,A

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In OCF, 
OG = GE 2  EO 2 72. (d) Required difference = (24 – 6)% of 200 crores

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= 81  125 = 206 cm.  200  18 
P =   crores = 36 crores
100 

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68. . (c)  200  7 
S T 73. (d) Population of country 5 =   crores
 100 

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 Total GDP = $ (14 × 2260) crores
Q
= $ 31640 croress
R 74. (b) Country with the third lowest per capita income

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PQ and PR are secants which intersect at point P. = Country 4
 PQ × PS = PR × PT

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 200  17 
=  crores = 30 crores
(PS + SQ) × PS = (PT + TR) × PT  100 
 (6 + 4) × 6 = (5 + TR) × 5  Total GDP

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10  6 = $ (34 × 4840) crores
 5 + TR =  12
5 = $ 164560 crores
 TR = 12 – 5 = 7 cm. 75. (c) Population of country 3

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69. (c) Given Expression  200  15 
[sin(90 – ).sin 0] =  crores = 30 crores
 100 
= sin2 ( 90 – ) –
tan 
Total GDP = $ (30 × 9900) crores = $ 29700 crores
cos.sin  Total GDP of country 1
= cos2 –
sin 
cos   12 
= $  200   11850  crores = $ 284400 crores
= cos2 – cos2 = 0  100 
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76. (b) Hardly ........... when ........... is corect form of 84. (d) To put a spoke in one's wheel = to make it difficult for
connective.It is used to combine sentences someone to achieve something they had planned to
denoting two simultaneous past actions. do.
Hence, exhibition when I learnt ........... should be used 85. (b) At loggerheads = to disagree strongly about
here. something; in violent dispute or disagreement.
77. (b) No sooner .......... than is correct form of 86. (c) Two qualities are evident. Hence, the best and the
connective. wisest ......... should be used here.
Hence, than we resumed the journey ........... should ........ The best and the wisest men whom I have ever
be used here. known. Memories of Sherlock Holmes.
78. (b) Advert (Verb) = refer to in speaking or writing. 87. (b) A person will be compared with a person, not a
country. Hence, wiser than those of America .......
79. (a) Eager (Adjective) = strongly wanting to do or have
should be used here.
something.
88. (c) 89. (a)
80. (c) Succulent (Adjective) = juicy; moist; luscious;
90. (a) Hygience (Noun) = practices conducive to
soft; tender.
maintaining health.
81. (d) Congregation (Noun) = a group of people assembled

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Apparel (Noun) = clothes; clothing.
for religious worship; gathering; assembly.
91. (a) Demise (Noun) = death Reside (Verb) = have one's
82. (a) Evanescent (Adjective) = quickly fading or
home in; be settled in.

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disappearing; lasting for only a short time; temporary. 92. (d) 93. (d)

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Enticing (Adjective) = attractive and tempting; 94. (a) Please = You are requested.
alluring; fascinating. You are requested to guide me.

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Evanescent and Permanent are antonymous. 95. (b) No change in tense in Indirect speech if the
83. (b) Panegyric (Noun) = a public speech or published sentence shows a universal truth.

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text in praise of someone or something. 96. (a) 97. (c)
Criticism (Noun) = the expression of disapproval of 98. (a) Constitute (Verb) = be a part of whole; compose.
something; condemnation; denunciation. 99. (b) 100. (c)

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CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-3 Date : 08-08-2017
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING) 8. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct
alternative from the given ones that will complete the
1. In the following question, select the related word from
series.
the given alternatives :
A, C, E, G, ?
Vacant : Empty : : Dearth : ?
(a) H (b) I
(a) Descend (b) Scarcity
(c) J (d) F

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(c) Squander (d) Abundant
2. In the following question, select the related letter from 9. In the following question, select the missing number from
the given alternatives : the given series :

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HMPU : IOSY : : GMRF : ? 2] 4] 13] 41] 106] \

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(a) FKOB (b) HOUJ (a) 172 (b) 191
(c) HPUJ (d) HOJU (c) 219 (d) 232

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3. In the following question, select the related number from 10. Hitesh, Sunny, Vicky, Nitin and Bharat are arranged in
the given alternatives : ascending order of the height from the top Hitesh is at

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50 : 65 : : 122 : ? third place. Bharat is between Nitin and Hitesh while
(a) 157 (b) 145 Nitin is not at the bottom. Who has the maximum height
(c) 147 (d) 155 among them ?

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4. In the following question, select the odd word pair from (a) Hitesh (b) Sunny
the given alternatives : (c) Vicky (d) Nitin

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(a) Venus : Planet (b) Moon : Satellite 11. If 'A + B' means ''A is father of B ', 'A – B' means 'A is
(c) Jupiter : Black Hole (d) Sun : Star mother of B', 'A + B means 'A is brother of B' and 'A%

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5. In the following question, select the odd letters from the B' means 'A is sister of B', then how is Q related to S in
given alternatives : 'P + Q + R – S' ?

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(a) KQ (b) DJ (a) Husband (b) Uncle
(c) SZ (d) RX (c) Brother (d) Father
6. In the following question, select the odd number from the 12. In the following question, from the given alternative

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given alternatives : words, select the word which cannot be formed using the
(a) 361 (b) 441 letters of the given word.
(c) 784 (d) 876 ABANDONED

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7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they (a) BONDED (b) BANNED
occur in the dictionary : (c) BLAND (d) BANE
1. Herbivorous 2. Harmony 13. In a certain code language, "REMOTE" is written as
3. House 4. Honour "KYSPGS" and "BRAND" is written as "IRDTC". How
5. Helm is "MOBILE" written in that code language ?
(a) 12543 (b) 25143 (a) FMJCPN (b) KQMEQN
(c) 21534 (d) 12354 (c) DKHANL (d) DMHCNN
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14. If "+" denotes "multiplied by "+" denotes "subtracted 19. From the given options, which answer figure can be
from "×" denotes "added to" and "–" denotes "divided formed by folding the figure given in the question?
by" then Question figure :
12 – 6 + 28 × 3 ÷ 9 = ?
(a) – 24 (b) 1
(c) – 53 (d) 8
15. If 19 [36) 13 and 37 (81) 28, then what is the value of 'A'
in 43 (a) 38 ?
(a) 49 (b) 25
(c) 34 (d) 64
16. In the following question select the number which can be
placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given
Answer figures :
alternatives.

3 7 8 3 6 5
2 4 1 7 5 4
(a) (b)

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1 2
1 6
2 ?

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4 2
(a) 2 (b) 7 6 3
(c) (d)

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(c) 14 (d) 28 1 6
17. How many triangles are there in the given figure ?
20. In the given figure, how many people like cricket and

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tennis both ?

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Cricket 9
Tennis

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Hockey
(a) 24 (b) 30
(c) 28 (d) 29 (a) 17 (b) 32

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18. In the following question below are given some statements (c) 15 (d) 27
followed by some conclusions. Taking the given 21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the
statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance

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question figure ?
from commonly knows facts, read all the Conclusions Question figure :
and then decide which of the given Conclusions logically

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follows the given statements.
Statements :
I. All insects are dangerous.

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II. All machines are dangerous.
Answer figures :
Conclusions :

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I. All dangerous are insects.
II. All dangerous are machines.
(a) (b)
III. Some machines are insects.
(a) Only Conclusion I follows.
(b) Only Conclusion II follows.
(c) Only Conclusion III follows.
(c) (d)
(d) Both Conclusions follows.
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22. From the given answer figures. Select the one in which Answer figures :
the question figures is hidden/embedded.
Question figures :
(a) (b)

Answer figures : (c) (d)

25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as


(a) (b) given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers
given in the alternatives are represented by two classes
of alphabet as shown in the given two matrices. The
columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4
and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter
(c) (d)

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from these matrices can be represented first by its row
and next by its column, for example 'O' can be
23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in represented by 23, 30 etc. and 'D' can be represented by

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the question figures. From the given answer figures, 76, 88 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the

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indicate how it will appear when opened? word 'POND'.
Question figures : Matrix-I

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0 1 2 3 4
0 P G H L O

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1 L O P G H
2 G H L O P

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Answer figures : 3 O P G H L
4 H L O P G

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Matrix-II
(a) (b)
5 6 7 8 9

D
5 N T D S U

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6 S U N T D
7 T D S U N
(c) (d) 8 U N T D S

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9 D S U N T
24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the (a) 00] 04] 67] 57 (b) 23] 12] 86] 69

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answer figures is the right image of the given figure ?
(c) 43] 24] 98] 95 (d) 30] 42] 55] 87
Question figure :
(GENERAL AWARENESS)
A
26. Who takes the decision regarding the savings and loan
activities in a self Help Group (SHG) ?
(a) Private Bank
(b) Reserve Bank of India
B (c) Members of group
(d) Non-government Organizations
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27. Which amongst the following is not in the list of 37. Which of the following is not a vector quantity ?
Maharatna ? (a) Acceleration (b) Electric current
(a) Coal India Limited (c) Force (d) Velocity
(b) Steel Authority of India Limited 38. The phenomena of raising the outer edge of the curved
(c) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited roads above the inner edge to provide necessary
centripetal force to the vehicles to take a safe turn is
(d) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
called _______
28. In Indian constitution, the method of election of President
(a) banking of roads (b) cornering of roads
has been taken from which country ?
(c) elevation of roads (d) tempering of roads
(a) Britain (b) USA
39. C ++ is ______ .
(c) Ireland (d) Australia. (a) an operating system
29. What is the literal meaning of the term "Quo- (b) a programming language
Warranto"? (c) a software
(a) We command (d) None of these
(b) To forbid 40. What are isobars ?

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(c) By what authority (or) warrant (a) Elements with same atomic number but different mass
(d) None of these number
(b) Elements with different atomic number but same mass

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30. Who was given the title of "The Ambassador of Hindu
Muslim Unity "for being the architect and mastermind number

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of the historic Lucknow Pact ? (c) Elements with different atomic number and different
(a) Sir Sayyad Ahmad Khan mass number

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(b) Fazl-ul-Haq (d) Elements with same atomic number and same mass
(c) Syed Mohammad Sharfuddin Quadri number

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(d) Muhammad Ali Jinnah 41. Which of the following pairs is INCORRECT ?
31. What is the name of the court poet of king I. Haematite : Iron
II. Pitchblende : Copper

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Harshavardhana?
(a) Tulsidas (b) Banabhatta III. Monazite : Thorium
(c) Surdas (d) Raskhan (a) Only I (b) Only II

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32. Marble comes under which category of rocks ? (c) Only I and II (d) Only I and III
(a) Sedimentary (b) Igneous 42. In which year did Kyoto Protocol came into force ?

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(c) Metamorphic (d) None of these (a) 2004 (b) 2005
(c) 2006 (d) 2007
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of heat radiated from the Sun as well as from the Earth ? 43. The 7th pay commission has retained the rate of annual
increment of ______.
(a) Carbon dioxide (b) Oxygen
(a) 2% (b) 2.57%
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(c) 3% (d) 3.5%
34. Which among the following has segmented body ?
44. Who discovered malaria causing germs ?
(a) Phylum Mollusca. (b) Phylum Arthropoda
(a) Christian Bernard

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(c) Phylum Annelida (d) Phylum Coelenterata
(b) Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
35. Synapse gap is present between which of the following?
(c) Dmitri Ivanovsky
(a) Two neurons (b) Brain and Spinal Cord
(d) Martinus William Beijerinck
(c) Two kidneys (d) None of these
45. Match the following
36. Which organ has finger like outgrowths which are called
F–1 Race Winner
as Villi (Singular Villus) ?
1. F–1 Australia a. Sebastian
(a) Large Intestine (b) Bladder
Grand Prix, 2017 Vettel
(c) Small intestine (d) Stomach
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2. F–1 Russian b. Lewis 53. The number of trees in a town is 17640. If the number of
Grand Prix. 2017 Hamilton trees in creases annually at the rate of 5%, how many
3. F–1 Chinese c. Valtteri trees were there 2 years ago ?
(a) 14000 (b) 15000
Grand Prix, 2017 Bottas
(c) 16000 (d) 19450
(a) 1 – a, 2 – b, 3 – c (b) 1 – b, 2 – a, 3 – c 54. An item is sold at two successive gain of 30% and 20%.
(c) 1 – b, 2 – c, 3 – a (d) 1 – a, 2 – c, 3 – b If the final selling price is ` 31200. Of the item what is
46. Which of the following pair is INCORRECT ? the cost Price (in `) of the item ?
(a) 15000 (b) 20000
(a) Amjad Ali Khan - Table (c) 22250 (d) 24000
(b) Ustad Bismillah khan Shehai 55. Average age of team having 12 players is 23 years. If the
(c) Hema Malini - Bharatnatyam age of the coach is also included, then the average age
(d) Sharmbhu Maharaj - Kathak increases by 2 years. What is the age (in years) of the
47. Who was conferred with the 2016 Nobel Prize for Litera- coach ?
(a) 41 (b) 47
lure ? (c) 49 (d) 51
(a) Bob Dylan (b) Oliver Hart 56. The length, breadth and height of a cuboid are in the

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ratio 19 : 11 : 13. If length is 30 cm more than height,
(c) Yoshinori Ohsumi (d) J. Michael Koeterlitz
then what is the volume in (cm3) of this cuboid ?
48. Who is the author of the book titled 'The Gita for (a) 81510 (b) 89665

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Children ' ? (c) 195300 (d) 339625

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57. An article is listed at ` 2375. A man purchases it at two
(a) Puja Changoiwala (b) Ruchira Gupta
successive discounts of 50% and 25% and spends `
(c) Priyanka Mookerjee (d) Roopa Pal

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165 on repairing of article. If he sells the article at a
49. With which country India celebrated its 25th year of profit of 62.5%. what is the selling price (in `) of the
article ?

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diplomatic ties in 2017 ?
(a) 1467-6 (b) 1492-6
(a) France (b) Russia (c) 1715-39 (d) 1467-6

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(c) Israel (d) China 58. 40 men took a dip in a pool 30 metre long and 25 metre
50. Which Asian country has opened 'Duge Bridge' (world's broad. If the average water displaced by a man is 5 metre3,
what will be the rise (in cm) in the water level of the
highest road bridge) for use in year 2016 ?

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pool ?
(a) China (b) Russia (a) 25 (b) 26-66
(c) Japan (d) India (c) 27-33 (d) 28

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(QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE) 59. Nirmit can do rd of a job in 18 days. Kashish is twice
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51. The simple interest on a sum of money for 10 years is ` as efficient as Nirmit. In how many days will Kashish
3130. If the principal becomes 5 times after 5 years, complete the job ?
what will be the total interest (in `) obtained after 10 29 27
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years ? 4 2
(a) 6260 (b) 7825 31 13
(c) 9390 (d) 15650 (c) (d)
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52. Aman and kapil start from Delhi and Gwalior respectively 60. Which one is the largest among the fraction
towards each other at the same time. They meet at
 5   7   13   17 
Mathura and then take 196 minutes and 225 minutes  113 ,  120 ,  145 and  160  ?
respectively to reach Gwalior and Delhi. If speed of Aman
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is 30 km/hr, what is the speed (in km/hr) of Kapil ? (a) (b)
113 120
(a) 28 (b) 30
13 17
225 392 (c) (d)
(c) (d) 145 160
7 15
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66. ABCD is a parallelogram in which AB = 7 cm. BC = 9 cm
11  13 x 11  13 y 11  13z
61. If    5 then what is the and AC = 8 cm. What is the length (in cm) of other
x y z
diagonal ?
1 1 1 (a) 14 (b) 14 2
value of   ?
x y z (c) 7 (d) 7 2
13 67. How many diagonals are there in octagon ?
(a) 1 (b) (a) 12 (b) 14
11
(c) 20 (d) 24
13 68. A square is inscribed in a quarter circle in such a way
(c) (d) 4
5 that two of its adjacent vertices on the radius are
equidistant from the centre and other two vertices lie on
 9
62. If 2x +  = 9, what is the minimum value of the circumference.
x 
5
If the side of square is cm, then what is the radius
 1 2
x2 +  2  ? (in cm) of the circle ?
x
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69. If sec2 + tan2 = , what is the value of tan 2?
86 623 3
(c) (d)

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1
5x  y  3

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(c) (d) Cannot be determined
63. If
 5 x  y  7 ] what is the value of 3
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the tower makes an angle 60º with the ground at Q. From
 4x 2 2
 y  4 xy  another point R on the opposite side of Q angle of elevation
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9x 2 2
 16 y  24 xy  of point P is 30º. If Q R = 180 metre, what is the total

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height (in metre) of the tower ?
3
(a) 0 (b) (a) 90 (b) 45 3
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(c) (d) 71. If sin  + sin 5= sin 3 and 0 <  < (/2), what is the
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64. If (x + y )2 = xy + 1 and x3 –y3 = 1 , what is the value of (a) 30 (b) 45
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(a) 1 (b) 0 Directions (72-75) : The table given below represents the
cost, revenue and tax rate for XYZ Limited for a period of 8
(c) &1 (d) 2
years. Cost and revenue are given in ` '000 crores.
65. In the given figure, PQRS is a square and SRT is an Year Revenue Cost Tax rate

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equilateral triangle. What is the value (in degrees) of  Y1 800 600 20»
SOR ? Y2 1100 850 22»
Y3 1200 900 22»

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Y4 1200 950 25»
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Y6 1500 1200 30»
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Y7 1600 1240 33»
R
S Y8 1850 1400 15»
(a) 45 (b) 55 Profit for any year = revenue cost profit after tax for any
(c) 60 (d) 75 year = profit of that year – tax of that year Tax on any year
= tax rate of that year × profit of the year
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72. How much tax (in ` '000 crores) was paid by XYZ limited 82. Raucous
in Y7 ?
(a) Dulcet (b) Hoarse
(a) 90 (b) 99
(c) Jarring (d) Torrent
(c) 118.8 (d) 126
83. Predilection
73. Which of the following is correct about profit after tax
for years Y2, Y6 and Y8 ? (a) Inclination (b) Enduring
(a) Y8 > Y6 = Y2 (b) Y6 > Y2 > Y8 (c) Enmity (d) Domicile
(c) Y8 > Y6 > Y2 (d) Y6 = Y8 > Y22 Directions (84-85) : In the following questions, out of the four
74. How many distinct values of yearly profit are there ? alternatives, select the alternatives which best expresses
(a) 3 (b) 4 the meaning of the idiom/Phrases.
(c) 5 (d) 6 84.A wild goose chase
75. What is the total sum (in 1000 crores) of profit after tax (a) Fruitful search
for Y1 to YS ? (b) Timely search
(a) 1763-6 (b) 1803-2 (c) Useless search
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of a sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence (c) Unclear (d) Unknown

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has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is Directions (86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
free from error, select ‘No error’.

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86. The chairman appointed her (as a secretary) as she is
76. My elder son deals with (a)/spare parts and manages
efficient.
(b)/his bread and butter. (c)/No Error (d).sed here.

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77. Sneha was accused for murder of her husband (a)/but (a) a secretary (b) as secretary
the court fund her (b)/not guilty and acquitted her. (c)/ (c) secretary (d) No improvement
No Error (d). 87. I wish I (was) a superman.

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78. My sister's marriage passed _______ peacefully. (a) am (b) have been
(a) away (b) by
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(c) off (d) out
Directions (88-89) : In the following questions, out of the four
79. There are ______ books on computer science in your
alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
school library, so you need to purchase them from the

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(a) a few (b) a little 88. One who is honourably discharged from service

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(c) few (d) the few (a) Belligerent (b) Emeritus
Directions (80-81) : In the following questions, out of the four (c) Truant (d) Mercenary
alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word 89. A perception without objective reality

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given.
(a) Cynicism (b) Hallucination
80. Atrocity
(c) Illusion (d) Optimism

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(a) Difficulty (b) Barbarity
(c) Shy (d) Gloomy Directions (90-91) : In the following questions, four words are
81. Procrastinate given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the
(a) Divert (b) Deceive incorrectly spelt word.
(c) Debase (d) Delay 90. (a) Anxiety (b) Believe
Directions (82-83) : In the following questions, out of the four (c) Height (d) Peity
alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the 91. (a) Admited (b) Benefited
word given. (c) Married (d) offered
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Directions (92-93) : The questions below consists of a set of (b) After he had driven Dr. Bose to the hospital he had
labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select dropped him at his guest house.
the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent (c) After he was driving Dr. Bose to the hospital he was
paragraph. dropping him at his guest house.
92. P. Granted political defection is increasingly less an act (d) Dr. Bose was being driven to the hospital first and
of ideological defiance than one of pure opport- then he was being dropped at his guest house.
unism. Directions : In the following question, a sentence has been
Q. Yet. for all it flaws, the current law recognizes and given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four
respects one fundamental principle : The right to alternative suggested, select the one which best
dissent. expresses the same sentences in Indirect/Direct
R. A blanket ban on defection will weaken rather than speech.
strengthen democracy, in whose name it is being 95. I said to my friends, "let us go to a picnic for a
sough to be imposed. change".
S. Granted also that is illogical to allow a third of the (a) I asked my friends if they would go to a picnic for a
change.
parity to split but not in a lesser number.
(b) I asked my friends to go to a picnic for a change.
(a) RPSQ (b) PSRQ
(c) I permitted my friends to go to a picnic for a change.
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(d) I suggested to my friends that we should go to picnic
93. P. As difficult as it may be to recognize what it is
for a change.
inside us that is making us respond with negativity,
Directions (96-100) : In the following passage some of the
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words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and
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with the other person and you will feel much better. of the four alternatives.
R. We need to recognize our reaction to the other Literature is a (96) through which a person conveys his
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ideas towards or protest (97) different norms of society.
S. Whatever, the issues might be, once you have The words that deal with a (98) issue are of particular
discovered them, you can work on forgiving importance in literature. They are (99) with a particular

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yourself. purpose in (100).
(a) SQRP (b) SRQP 96. (a) base (b) medium
(c) RQPS (d) RPSQ (c) source (d) Subject

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Direction : In the following question, a sentence has been 97. (a) against (b) off
given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives (c) in (d) off
suggested, select the one which best expresses the same 98. (a) broad (b) insensitive

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sentence in Passive/Active voice. (c) moral (d) economical
94. After driving Dr. Bose to the hospital he dropped him 99. (a) brought (b) founded
at his guest house. (c) represented (d) written

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(a) After being driven to the hospital Dr. Bose was 100. (a) all (b) hand
dropped at his guest house. (c) mind (d) total

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S E Answers with Solutions


As, Vacant and Empty are synonymous to each other.
Similarly. Dearth and Scarcity are synonymous to each
Similarly,

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+1
other. +2
+3
2. (b) As, +4

H M PU I O S Y 3. (b) As,
+1
+2 50 = (7)2 + 1
+3
+4 65 = (8)2 + 1
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Similarly 12.(c) There is 'no' 'L' letter in the given word. Therefore, the
122 = (11)2 + 1 word BLAND cannot be formed.
? = (12)2 + 1 13.(b) As,
= 144 + 1 = 145
4.(c) Except Jupiter : Black Hole, in all other pairs the first R K YS P G S
belongs to the second. Venus is a Planet, Moon is a
Satellite. Sun is a Star. Jupiter is also a Planet.
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5.(c) K  Q
6
D 
J
6
R 
X
7 And
S 
Z
6.(d) Except the number 876, all other numbers are perfect I R D T C
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3. House
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8.(b) A  2 2 2
 C   E   G  I

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232

+2 +9 +28 +65 +126 14.(b) 12 – 6 + 28 × 3  9 = ?

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+7 +19 +37 +61   12  6 – 28 + 3 × 9

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+12 +18 +24  ? = 2 – 28 + 27
 ? = 29 – 28 = 1
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15. (b) As,
10.(b) According to Question
19 (36) 13

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 19 – 13 = 6 and 6×6 = 36
Nitin Bharat Hitesh Sunny Vicky 37 (81) 28
 37 – 28 = 9 and 9 × 9 = 81
Clearly, Nitin has the maximum height among them. Similarly,
11.(b) P + Q  P is father of Q.
42 (a) 38
Q  R  Q is brother of R.
R – S  R is mother or S.  43 – 38 = 5 and 5 × 5 = 25
Q is maternal uncle of S.
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16. (c) In First box 2 cannot be on the face adjacent to 4.
3 × 7 × 4 × 2 = 168 3 cannot be on the face adjacent to 6.
In Second box 20. (b) The number of people who like cricket and tennis both
8 × 3 × 7 × 1 = 168 can be represented by the numbers common to the triangle
and the circle. Such numbers are 17 and 15.
In Third box
 Required answer = (17 + 15) = 32
1 × 6 × ? × 2 = 168 21. (c) Answer figure (c) will complete the pattern of the given
168 question figure.
?=  14
12 22. (c)
23. (a)
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The triangles are given below : N  67 
 AGF ; AGB ;  AFB;  BGH; BHD ; CJB ;
A  57 

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 CJD;  CBD; BID ; BEC ;  BFI;  BFE;
POND 
 EIF ; EID ;  EDF;  DGF; DGB ; DBF ;
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 DHI;  HAE; AHB ; FDA ;  BDA;  HDE;
of poor people. Preferably from the same socio-economic
 AEB ; ADE ;  ADC;  BDE;  AEC ;
background, who do not have access to formal financial
Thus, there are 29 triangles.

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institution. They come together for the purpose of solving
18. (d) According to Statements : their common problem through self-help and 'mutual help.
27. (c) There are 8 Maharatnas at present : Bharat Petroleum

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Dangerous Corporation limited : National Thermal Power Corporation
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation : Steel Authority of India
Limited : Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited; Indian Oil

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Machines Insects
Corporation Limited; Coal India Limited; Gas Authority of
India limited. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation limited is

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a Navratna.
28. (c) The method of election of president in India has been
So, only conclusion III follow. borrowed from Ireland. The removal of the President was

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19. (c) borrowed from the US constitution. The Irish constitution
also inspired the inclusion of Directive Principles and the

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1 2 nomination of members to the Rajya Sabha.
6 29. (c) Quo warranto (Medieval Latin for "by what warrant (?)
Opposite fces is a prerogative writ requiring the person to whom it is
4 directed to show what authority they have for exercising
Opposite fces 3 5 some right or power (or "franchise") they claim to hold.
30. (d) Muhammad Ali Jinnah, then a member of the India
Opposite fces
National Congress as well as the Muslim League. Made
5 cannot be on the face adjacent to 1. both the parties reach and agreement in Lucknow in 1916
at pressurize the British government to adopt a more liberal
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approach to India and give Indians more authority to run direction of flow of positive charge but it is treated as a
their country. Due to the reconciliation brought about by scalar quantity because current follows the laws of scalar
Jinnah between the Congress and the League, Sarojini addition and not the laws of vector addition. This is
Naidu, gave him the title of "the Ambassador of Hindu- because the angle between the wires carrying current do
Muslim Unity". not affect the total current in the circuit.
31. (c) Banabhatta was the Asthana Kavior court poet in the 38. (a) The phenomenon of raising outer edge of the curved
court of king Harsha Vardhana. who reigned. 606-647 CE road above the inner edge is to provide necessary
in north India first from Thanesar and later Kannauj. centripetal force to the vehicles to take a safer turn and
32. (b) Marble is a metamorphic rock that forms when the curved road is called Banking of Roads.
limestone is subjected to the heat and pressure of 39. (a) C ++ is a general-purpose programming language. It
metamorphism. It is composed primarily of the mineral has imperative, object-oriented and generic programming
calcite (CaCO3). and usually contains other minerals. such features, while also providing facilities for low level
as clay minerals. micas, quartz, pyrite, iron oxides, and memory manipulation. It was designed with a bias toward
graphite Under the conditions of metamorphism. the calcite systems, programming and embedded, resource-
in the limestone recrystallizes to form a rock that is a mass constrained and large systems with performance,
of interlocking calcite crystals.

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efficiency and flexibility of use at its design highlights.
33. (a) Carbon dioxide is a green house gas that absorbs heat 40. (b) Isobars are atoms of different chemical elements that
radiated from the Sum as well as re-radiated heat from the have the same number of nucleons. Correspondingly,

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Earth's surface. It not only retains the solar radiation, but, isobars differ in atomic number (number of protons) but
absorbs thermal infrared energy (heat) radiated by the

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have the same mass number.
surface. It absorbs thermal infrared energy with
41. (d) Pitchblende is a radioactive, uranium-rich mineral and
wavelength in a part of the energy spectrum that other

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ore. It has a chemical composition that is largely UO3 but
gases do not. It is believed to have played at important
also contain UO3, and oxides of lead, thorium and rare
effect in regulating Earth's temperature throughout its 4.7
earth elements. Commonly referred to as Uraninite. It is

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billion-year history.
known as pitchblende due to its black color and high
34. (b) The Annelidea, also known as the ringed worms or
density.
segmented worms, are a large phylum. with over 17,000

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extant species including ragworms, earthworms and 42. (b) The Kyoto Protocol was adopted in Kyoto, Japan, on
leeches. The fundamental characteristic of the phylum is December 11, 1997 and entered into force on February 16,
2005, It is an international treaty which extends the 1992

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the division of the body into a linear series of cylindrical
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
segments, or metameres.
(UNFCCC) that commits State Parties to reduce
35. (a) The gap between the two neurons is called the

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greenhouse gas emissions.
synapse. It is a structure that permits a neuron for nerve
cell) to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another 43. (c) The 7th Central Pay Commission has retained the rate

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neuron. Synapses are essential to neuronal function : of annual increment at 3 percent. The 7th CPC has also
neurons are cells that are specialized to pass signals to recommended with holding of annual increments in the
individual target cells, and synapses are the means by case of those employees who are not able to meet the
benchmark either for MACP or a regular promotion within

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which they do so.
36. (c) The inner walls of the small intestine have thousands the first 20 years of their service.
of finger like outgrowths called villi (singular villus). The 44. (b) Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran. a French army

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villi increases the absorption of the digested food. Each surgeon stationed in constantine. Algeria, discovered that
villus has a network of thin and small blood vessels close malaria was caused by a protozoan parasite in 1880. For
to its surface. The surface of the villi absorbs the digested his discovery, Laveran was awarded the Nobel Prize in
food materials. 1907. Laveran also attributed parasitic protozoans as
37. (b) For a physical quantity to be termed a vector quantity. causative agent of trypanosomiasis.
having magnitude and direction is not enough. The 45. (d) Fl Australian Grand Prix 2017 : Sebastian Vettal
quantity should obey the laws of vector addition, too. (Germany): Fl Russian Grand Prix 2017 : Valtteri Bottas
Electric current is a scalar quantity. It represents the (Finland) won the race by 0.617 seconds over Sebastian
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Vettel, the smallest winning margin since the 2016 Abu  15 v2 = 30 × 14
Dhabi Grand Prix : Fl Chinese Grand Prix 2017 : Lewis 30  14
Hamilton (Britain)  v2 = = 28 kmph.
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46. (a) Amjad Ali Khan is an Indian classical musician who 53. (b) Number of trees 2 years ago
plays the Sarod. His family is part of the Bangash lineage
and Khan is in the sixth generation of musicians : his P
= n
family claims to have invented the sarod. He was awarded  R 
1  
India's second highest civilian honor Padma Vibhushan 100 
in 2001.
17640 17640
47. (a) The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 was awarded to Bob = 2
 2
 5   1 
Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within 1   1  
 100   20 
the great American song tradition". Regarded as the voice
of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s 17640 17640  20  20
onward. Dylan is the only singer song writer to win the = 2
 = 16000
 21  21  21
award.  
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48. (d) The Gita for Children has been authored by Roopa
Rai. The Bhagavad Gita a is the holy book of the Hindus. 54.(b) Let C.P. of article = ` x.
Published by Hachette India, the book provides as a  30  20 

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solution to distresses and remedy to all the big/small Single equivalent profit =  30  20   % = 56%
 100 

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problems faced by usually have no time to answer or find
According to the question,
it too exasperating or downright silly to deal with.
156% of x = 31200

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49. (c) India and Israel are celebrating 2017 as the silver jubilee
of their diplomatic relations. Ever since the establishment 156
 x× = 31200
of diplomatic relations in 1992. India and Israel have been 100

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cooperating in many areas like defence. agriculture, science 31200  100
and technology, etc. 2017 also marks the completion of 25 x= = ` 20000
156

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year of bilateral diplomatic ties between kazakhstan and
55. (c) Age of coach = 23 + total increase
India.
= (23 + 2 × 13) years = 49 years
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56. (d) Height of cuboid = x cm.
in South western China in December 2016. Is raised 564
 Its length = (x + 30) cm.
metres above the Beipan River in mountainous southwest
According to the question.

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China, making it the highest bridge ever built. It connects
the provinces of Guizhou and Yunnan. x  30 19
=
x 13

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51. (c) S.I. for first 5 years  19x = 13x + 390
 3130 
 6x = 390
=`   5  = ` 1565 390
 10   x= = 65 cm.

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After 5 years, principal becomes five times of itself. Length = (65 + 30) cm = 95 cm.
S.I. for 10 years = ` (1565 + 5 × 1565) 95

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= ` (1565 +7825) = ` 9390  Breadth = ( × 11) cm = 55 cm.
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52. (a) According to the question. Volume of cuboid = (95 × 55 × 65) cu.
= 339625 cu. cm.
v1 T2
 57. (c) Single equivalent discount of two successive discount
v2 T1
 xy 
= x y – %
 100 
30 225 15
  v  196  14
2
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 50  25  9
=  50  25 – % 62. (b) 2 x + =9
 100  x
= (75 – 12.5)% = 62.5%  2 x2 + 9 = 9x
 C.P. of article = ( 100 µ 62-5)» of 2375  2 x2 – 9x + 9 =0
 2375  37.5   2
2 x – 6x – 3x + 9 =0
= ` 
 100   2 x (x – 3) – 3 (x – 3) =0
= ` 890.625  (x – 3) (2x – 3) =0
Actual cost = ` (890.625 + 165) = 1055.625 `
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To gain 62.5% Required S.P.  x = 3 or
2
 1055.625  162.5 
= `  2 1 
 100   Minimum value of  x  
 x2 
= ` 1715.39
58. (b) Volume of water displaced by 40 men = (40 × 5)cu.  3
2
1
metre = 200 cu. metre =  + 2
 2 3
If the rise in water level be h metre, then 30 × 25 × h  
2

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= 200 metre
9 4 81  16 97
 200  =   
 h =  metre 4 9 36 36

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 30  25 
5x – y 3
 200  100  63. (a) 5 x  y =

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=  cm. 7
 30  25 
80 5x  y 3

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= cm. = 26.66 cm.  5x – y
=
3 7

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59. (b) Time taken by Nirmit in doing work = 18 days
3 5x  y  5x – y 73
18  3 5x  y  5x  y = 7 – 3
 Time taken by Nirmit in doting I work = = 27

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2 10 x 10
days Kashish is twice as efficient as Nirmit.  2y

4
27 1

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 Time taken by Kashish = = 13 days x 1
2 2   ....(i)
60. (d) Decimal equivalent of each fraction : y 2
4x2  y 2 4xy

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5 7
= 0.044 : = 0.058  Expression =
113 120 9 x2  16 y 2  24 xy

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13 17 2
= 0.089: = 0.106  x 
145 160 2 2y y
 2x  y   
17 =  = x 
Clearly is the largest fractions.  3x  4 y  3
 y  4 

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160  
11 11 11 2
61. (d) x – 13  y  13  z  13  5  1 
 2  2 1 

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11 11 11
= 1 
 3   4 
 x  y  z – 39 = 5  2 
64. (a) (x + y)2 = xy + 1
11 11 11
 x  y  z = 39 + 5 = 44  x2 + 2xy + y2 = xy + 1
 x2 + xy + y2 = 1 .....(i)
1 1 1 44  x3 – y 3 = 1
   = =4
x y z 11 2
(x + y) (x + xy + 1) = 1
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 x – y =1
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65. (d) P Q CE = diagonal of square = 2 × 2
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= 5 cm.
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 OE = OC2  CE 2
S R
SRT in an equilateral triangle.  
2
2
TSR = 60° ; QSR = 45° =     5
 2 
 TSO = 15°
 TOS = 180° – 60 – 15° = 105°
5 5  20 25 5
 SOR = 180° – TOS = 180° – 105° = 75° = 5   = = 2.5cm.
4 4 4 2
66. (a) a = 7 cm., b = 9 cm.,
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d 1 = 8 cm., 69. (b) sec2  tan2 
3
 d2 = 2 a 2  2b 2 d12
5
 1 + tan2 + tan2  

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= 2  7 2  2  9 2 – 82 3
= 2  49  2  81 – 64 5 53
 2 tan2  – 1 =

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= 98  162  64 = 196 = 14 cm. 3 3

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67. (c) Number of diagonals in a n-sided polygon. 2 1
 2tan2   tan2  
n  n  3 8  8 – 3 85 3 3
= =   20

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2 2 2 1
E  tan   tan
B 3
68. (b)

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   
F  tan  tan  3
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O C
OC = OF = x cm.

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5
CF = = cm.
2

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From right angled  OCF,
OF2 + OC2 = CF2
OS = Tower
2
PQO = 60°; PRO = 30°

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 5 5
 x2 +x2 =   = QR = 180 metre
 2  2
OQ = x metre

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5  OR = (180 – x)metre
 x2 =
4
From OPQ]
5 OP
 2x2 = tan 60° = OQ
4

5 OP
 x= cm.  3 = x
2
 FCO = 45°; FCE = 45°  OP = 3 x metre ...(i)
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From OPR] Profit for any year = revenue cost profit after tax for any
year = profit of that year – tax of that year Tax on any year
OP
tan 30° = = tax rate of that year × profit of the year
OR
72. (c)Profit in Y7 = ` (1600 – 1240)
1 OP thousand crores = ` 360 thousand crores
 =
3 180  x Tax in Y7
180  x  360  33 
 OP = ...(ii) `=   thousand crores = 118.8 thousand crores
3  100 
From equations (i) and (ii) 73. (c) Profit in Y2
180  x = ` (1100 – 850) thousand crores
3 x= 3 = ` 250 thousand crores Profit after tax
 3x = 180 – x  250  22 
 4x = 180 = `  250 –  thousand crores
100 
180 = ` (250 – 55) thousand crores
 x= = 45 metre
4 = ` 195 thousand crores

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OP Profit in Y6 = ` (1500 – 1200) thousand crores
sin 60° = PQ = ` 300 thousand crores
Profit After tax

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3 45 3
 =  300  30 
2 PQ

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= `  300 –  thousand crores
100 
45 3  2
 PQ = = 90 metre = ` (300 – 90) thousand crores

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PQ
= ` 210 thousand crores
Height of tower = (OP + PQ) Profit in Y8 = ` (1850 – 1400) thousand cores

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= (45 3 + 90) metre = ` 450 thousand crores profit after tax
= (45 3 + 2) metre  450  15 
71. (a) sin  + sin 5 = sin 3  ...(i) = `  450 –  thousand crores
100 

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5   5   = (450 – 67.5) thousand crores
2 sin cos
2 2 = ` 332.5 thousand crores Clearly, Y8 > Y6 > Y2

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= sin 3 74. (c) Profit of Year Y1 = ` (800 – 600) thousand crores
 2 sin 3 . cos 2  = sin 3 = ` 200 thousand crores
2 sin 3 . cos 2  – sin 3 Profit of Year Y2 = ` (1100 – 850) thousand crores

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 sin 3 ( 2 cos  – 1) =0 = ` 250 thousand crores
 2 cos 2 – 1 = 0 as sin  Profit of Year Y3 = ` (1200 – 900) thousand crores

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 2 cos 2 = 1 = ` 300 thousand crores
1 Profit of Year Y4 = ` (1200 – 950) thousand crores
 cos 2 = = cos 60° = ` 250 thousand crores
2
Profit of Year Y5 = ` (1350 – 1050) thousand crores

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 2 = 60°
= ` 300 thousand crores
  = 30°
Profit of Year Y6 = ` (1500 – 1200) thousand crores
Year Revenue Cost Tax rate = ` 300 thousand crores

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Y1 800 600 20» Profit of Year Y7 = ` (1600 – 1240) thousand crores
Y2 1100 850 22» = ` 360 thousand crores
Y3 1200 900 22» Profit of Year Y8 = ` (1850 – 1400) thousand crores
Y4 1200 950 25» = ` 450 thousand crores
Y5 1350 1050 30» 75. (c) Profit after tax
Y6 1500 1200 30»  200  20 
Y7 1600 1240 33» In Year Y1 = `  200   thousand crores
 100 
Y8 1850 1400 15» = ` (200 – 40) thousand crores
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= ` 160 thousand crores hostility : a feeling of hate.
 250  22  84. (c) A wild goose chase = a foolish and hopeless pursuit
In Year Y2 = `  250   thousand crores
 100  of something unattainable : useless search.
= ` 195 thousand crores 85. (b) A moot point = a matter about which there may be
 300  22  disagreement or confusion : open to debate.
In Year Y3 = `  300   thousand crores
 100  86. (d) They appointed him (as) captain of the English team.
= ` 234 thousand crores Generally 'as' is not used.
 250  25  87. (c) In subjunctive mood of a verb, even a singular subject
In Year Y4 = `  250   thousand crores
 100  agrees with a plural verb.
= ` 187.5 thousand crores
88. (b) 89. (b)
 300  30  90. (d) Petty (Adjective) = small and unimportant ; minor.
In Year Y5 = `  300   thousand crores
 100 
91. (a) Correct Spelling is : admitted.
= ` 210 thousand crores
Admitted = confessed to be true.
 300  30 
In Year Y6 = `  300   thousand crores 92. (a) 93. (d)

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 100 
94. (a) After driving  After being driven
= ` 210 thousand crores
95. (d) Said to  suggested to

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 360  32 
In Year Y7 = `  360   thousand crores Let us go  we should go.
 100 

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= ` 241.2 thousand crores 96. (b) 97. (a)
450  15  98. (c) Constitute (Verb) = be a part of whole; compose.

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In Year Y8 = `  450   thousand crores 99. (d) 100. (c)
 100 
= ` 382.5 thousand crores

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Total profit after tax = ` (160 + 195 + 234 + 187. 5 + 210 +
210 + 241.2 + 38.5) thousand crores

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= 1820.5 thousand crores’.
76. (a) Deals in = to buy and sell particular goods as a

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business
Deal with = to take action in order to achieve
something or to solve a problem.

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Hence, My elder son deals in should be used here.
77. (a) It is preposition related error.

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78. (c) Pass off = to happen.
79. (c) Few = hardly any : some.

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80. (b) Atrocity (Noun) = an extremely cruel act : barbaric
: extremely violent or shocking act.
81. (d) Procrastinate (Verb) = delay or postpone action :

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put off doing something.
82. (a) Raucons (Adjective) = making a disturbingly harsh
and loud noise ; strident.
Dulcet (Adjective) = soft and pleasant to listen to ;
melodious.
83. (c) Predilection (Noun) = liking ; preference.
Enmity (Noun) = a state of active opposition or
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CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-4 Date : 09-08-2017
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING) 8. In the following question, which one set of letters when
sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series
1. In the following question, select the related word from shall complete it?
the given alternatives :
a_bc_a_bcdabc_da_cd_
Calendar : Date : : Index : ?
(a) acbddb (b) adbcbd
(a) Name of Author (b) Glossary
(c) cabddc (d) ddcbbc
(c) Contents (d) Summary

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9. In the following question, select the missing number from
2. In the following question select the related letters from
the given alternatives :
the given alternatives?
1357, 3085, 5282, 8026, ?

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ACOUSTIC : 91 : : RENOUNCE : ?
(a) 9961 (b) 10441

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(a) 95 (b) 99
(c) 11321 (d) 11401
(c) 105 (d) 109
10. 5 year hence, ratio of ages of A and B will be 7 : 5 and

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3. In the following question, select the related number from difference between their ages will be 4 years. What are
the given alternatives : present ages (in years) of A and B respectively?

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243 : 819 : : 163 : ? (a) 5, 9 (b) 6, 5
(a) 487 (b) 563 (c) 9, 5 (d) 9, 6
(c) 572 (d) 593 11. From a point, Lokesh starts walking towards south and

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4. In the following question, select the odd word pair from after walking 30 metres he turns to his right and walks
the given alternatives : 20 metres, then he turns right again and walks 30 metres.
He finally turns to his left and walk 40 metres. In which

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(a) Badminton (b) Table Tennis
direction is he with reference to the starting point?
(c) Cricket (d) Hockey
(a) North-West (b) East
5. In the following question, select the odd letters from the

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(c) West (d) South
given alternatives : 12. In the following question, from the given alternative

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(a) ACFJ (b) RTWA words, select the word which cannot be formed using the
(c) NPSV (d) HJMQ letters of the given word.
6. In the following question, select the odd number group ENCYCLOPEDIA
(a) CONE (b) CYCLE

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from the given alternatives :
(c) NOISY (d) PEACE
(a) (4, 16, 48) (b) (6, 36, 90)
13. In a certain code language, "RAIN" is written as
(c) (8, 64, 160) (d) (12, 144, 360)

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"OHBQ". How is "SUMMER" written in that code
7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they language?
occur in the dictionary : (a) QFLNTT (b) QDLLTR
1. Decollete 2. Desecrate (c) SFNNVT (d) SDNLVR
3. Decorous 4. Desipicable 14. In the following question, correct the given equation by
interchanging two numbers.
5. Destitute
8 × 3 ÷ 4 + 9 – 5 = 16
(a) 13245 (b) 15243 (a) 3 and 4 (b) 4 and 8
(c) 32451 (d) 45231 (c) 5 and 3 (d) 5 and 9
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15. If (2)3 * 4 = 2 and (4)3 * 4 = 16, then what is the value G I
of A in (6)3 * A = 18?
(c) Y I (d) G R
(a) 12 (b) 14
(c) 16 (d) 20
16. In the following question, select the number which can 20. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship
be placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given among the given classes.
alternatives :
Staff, Manager, Worker
2 3 7
1 41 5 4 159 6 5 ? 3
3 2 2 (a) (b)
(a) 189 (b) 227
(c) 277 (d) 339
17. How many triangles are there in the given figure ? (c) (d)

21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the

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question figure?
Question figure :

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(a) 8 (b) 10
(c) 12 (d) 14 ?

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18. In the following question below are given some statements
followed by some conclusions. Taking the given

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statements o be true even if they seem to be at variance Answer figures :
from commonly known facts, read all the conclusions

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and then decide which of the given conclusion logically
(a) (b)
follows the given statements?

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Statements : I. All rackets are bats.
II. All bats are wickets.
Conclusions : I. Some wickets are rackets. (c) (d)

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II. All wickets are rackets.
22. From the given answer figures, select the one in which
(a) Only conclusion I follows

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the question figure is hidden/embedded.
(b) Only conclusion II follows
(c) Neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows Question figure :

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(d) Both conclusions follow.
19. From the given options, which figure can be formed by
folding the figure given in the question?

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Question figure :
Answer figures :
G B

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Y R
(a) (b)
O I
Answer figures :
O G
(a) G (b) Y (c) (d)
O O
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23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in represented by 21, 44 etc., and 'R' can be represented by
the question figures. From the given answer figures, 67, 98 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the
indicate how it will appear when opened? word "CREEP".
Question figures : Matrixµ I

0 1 2 3 4
0 E C P X T
1 C P X T E
Answer figures : 2 P X T E C
3 X T E C P
4 T E C P X
(a) (b)
Matrixµ II

5 6 7 8 9

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(c) (d) 5 R L N O M
6 O M R L N

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24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the 7 L N O M R

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answer figures is the right image of the given figure?
8 M R L N O
Question figure :
9 N O M R L

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(a) 10, 79, 23, 32, 42 (b) 24, 55, 14, 41, 12
(c) 33, 86, 32, 13, 43 (d) 42, 98, 41, 00, 34

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Answer figures :

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26. India has longest international border with which country
(a) Bhutan
(c) Bangladesh
(b) Nepal
(d) Pakistan

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27. Who has been appointed as the Secretary General of the
United Nations in January, 2017?
(a) Ban ki-Moon (b) Kofi Annan

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(a) (b)
(c) Boutros-Boutros Ghali (d) Antonio Guterres
28. Who is the author of the book titled 'Numbers Do Lie'?

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(a) Anil Menon (b) Akash Chopra
(c) Ian Chapell (d) Kunal Basu
29. Who has won the 'Miss Universe 2016' title?
(a) Pia Wurtzbach (b) Iris Mittenaere

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(c) (d)
(c) Raquel Pellissier (d) Andrea Tova
30. Match the following :

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25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as Festival State
given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers 1. Gangaur a. West Begal
given in the alternatives are represented by two classes 2. Gannesh Chaturthi b. Rajasthan
of alphabets as shown in the given two matrices. The 3. Durga Puja c. Maharashtra
columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 (a) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a (b) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b
and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter (c) 1-b, 2-a, 3-c (d) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b
31. In which of the following game, ball is not used?
from these matrices can be represented first by its row
(a) Football (b) Cricket
and next by its column, for example, 'X' can be
(c) Badminton (d) Tennis
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32. What was invented by Zacharias Jansen? 42. Who discovered bacteria?
(a) Jet Engine (b) Radium (a) Antonie Ven Leeuwenhoek
(c) Microscope (d) Electric Lamp (b) Robert Brown
33. Deen Dayal Rasoi Yojana to providefood at only ` 5 has (c) Robert Hook
been launched on 6th April, 2017 by which state? (d) Robert Koch
(a) Chhattisgarh 43. What is the other name of Sahyadri Range?
(b) Haryana (a) Lesser Himalayas (b) Shivaliks
(c) Madhya Pradesh (c) Western Ghats (d) Eastern Ghats
(d) Uttar Pradesh
44. Amazon river flows through which of the following
34. In which city is the Forest Research Institute of India country?
located?
(a) USA (b) France
(a) New Delhi (b) Hyderabad
(c) Brazil (d) Canada
(c) Dehradun (d) Shimla
45. Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?
35. pH of the human blood is
(a) Robert Clive (b) William Bentick
(a) Slightly Acidic (b) Highly Acidic

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(c) Warren Hastings (d) Charles Cornawallis
(c) Slightly Basic (d) Highly Basic
46. Who built the Konark's Sun Temple?
36. A radio-active substance has a half life of six months.

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Three fourth of the substance will decay in ______. (a) Ananta Varman Chodaganga Deva
(b) Narasimhadeva I

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(a) Six months (b) Ten months
(c) Twelve Months (d) Twenty four months (c) Kapilendra Deva Routaray
(d) Purushottam Dev

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37. What is a bug in computer terminology?
(a) A virus 47. Who among the following is the executive head of state in
India?

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(b) A Program
(c) An error in program (a) Prime Minister (b) President
(d) Magnetic disk storage device (c) Cabinet Secretary (d) Finance Secretary

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38. Which one of the following is not a property of 48. Which of the following are constituents of Indian
electromagnetic waves? Parliament?

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(a) Electromagnetic waves do not show interference and (i) The President
diffraction. (ii) The Council of States (Rajya Sabha)
(b) Oscillating electric field and magnetic field are (iii) The House of the People (Lok Sabha)

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perpendicular to each other. (a) (ii) and (iii) (b) (i) and (ii)
(c) Electromagnetic waves are transverse waves (c) (i) and (iii) (d) (i), (ii) and (iii)

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(d) Electromagnetic waves do not require a medium to 49. Which one of the following is also regarded as Disguised
propagate. unemployment?
39. It is difficult to fix a nail on a freely suspended wooden (a) Under employment

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frame. Which law supports this statement?
(b) Frictional unemployment
(a) Law of inertia (b) Newton's second law
(c) Seasonal unemployment

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(c) Newton's third law (d) Pascal's law
(d) Cyclical unemployment
40. Plant tissues are of how many types?
50. In which market form, a market or an industry is
(a) 3 (b) 2
dominated by a single seller?
(c) 5 (d) 6
(a) Oligopoly
41. What is the name of a group of similar cells performing
(b) Monopoly
a specific function?
(a) Tissue (b) Organ (c) Duopoly
(c) Organ system (d) Cellular organization (d) Monopolistic Competition
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( QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE) 60. If ` 2500 becomes to ` 2970.25 in 2 years at compound


interest compounded annually, what is the yearly rate of
51. How many numbers are there from 700 to 950 (including interest (in %)?
both) which are neither divisible by 3 nor by 7?
(a) 7 (b) 9
(a) 107 (b) 141
(c) 11 (d) 13
(c) 144 (d) 145
52. A can complete a work in 20 days and B can complete the 1 1 1
61. If  x    y    z   0 and x + y + z = 9, what is the value
same work in 25 days. If both of them work together, in 3      
days what per cent of the total work will be completed? of x3 + y3 + z3 –3xyz?
(a) 9 (b) 12 (a) 81 (b) 361
(c) 25 (d) 27 (c) 729 (d) 6561
53. The length of two parallel sides of a trapezium are 18 m
 1   1
and 24 m. If its height is 12 m, what is the area (in m2) of 62. If x4 +  4  = 34, what is the value of x3 –  3  ?
the trapezium? x  x 
(a) 126 (b) 252 (a) 0 (b) 6
(c) 504 (d) 1024 (c) 8 (d) 14

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54. If two successive discounts of 50% and 10% are offered, 63. If x = 1 – y and x2 = 2 – y2, what is the value of xy?
what is the net discount (in %)? (a) 1 (b) 2

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(a) 50 (b) 55 1
(c) 60 (d) 65 (c) (d) µ 1

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55. Three bottles of equal capacity contain mixtures of milk
and water in ratio 2 : 5, 3 : 4 and 4 : 5 respectively. These  1   1 
64. If x   x  7  = 0, what is the value of x –  x  7   ?

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three bottles are emptied into a large bottle. What will be      
the ratio of milk and water respectively in the large bottle?
(a) (b)

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(a) 73 : 106 (b) 73 : 116 3 5 3 5–7
(c) 73 : 113 (d) 73 : 189 (c) 3 5 7 (d) 8
56. The average age of 6 members of a family is 20 years. If the
65. In the given figure DE || BC and AD : DB = 5 : 3, what is the

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age of the servant is included, the average age increases by
value of (DE | BC)?
25%. What is the age (in years) of the servant?
(a) 30 (b) 35 A

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57. For an article the profit is 190% of the cost price. If the cost
D E
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then profit is what percentage of selling price
(approximately)? B C

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(a) 54 (b) 62
(c) 70 (d) 163 (a) 5@
8 (b) 2@
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58. A, B and C are three students. A got 18% more marks than (c) 3@
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B and 12% less than C. If B got 220 marks, how much 66. PQRS is a cyclic quadrilateral and PQ is the diameter of
marks C has got? the circle. If RPQ = 38º, what is the value (in degrees) of
PSR?
(a) 230 (b) 295

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(a) 52 (b) 77
(c) 240 (d) 290
(c) 128 (d) 142
59. Two people A and B are at a distance of 260 km from each
67. The smaller diagonal of a rhombus is equal to length of its
other at 9 : 00 a.m. A immediately starts moving towards B sides. If length of each side is 6 cm, what is the area (in
at a speed of 25 km/h and at 11 : 00 a.m. B starts moving cm2) of an equilateral triangle whose side is equal to the
towards A at a speed of 10 km/hr. At what time (in p.m.) will bigger diagonal of the rhombus?
they meet each other?
(a) 18 3 (b) 27 3
(a) 5 : 00 (b) 6 : 00
(c) 6 : 30 (d) 7 : 00 (c) 32 3 (d) 36 3
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68. In the given figure, PR and ST and perpendiculars to 73. Total population of city 6 is 200000 and the total population
tangent QR. PQ passes through centre O of the circle whose of city-2 is 220000. What is the respective ratio of literate
diameter is 10 cm. If PR = 9 cm, what is the length (in cm.) males of city 2 and literate females of city 6?
of ST?
(a) 348 : 595 : (b) 255 : 199
(c) 595 : 348 (d) 199 : 255
P 74. If there are 259210 literate females in city 5, what is the
total population of city 5?
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(a) 644000 (b) 354200
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75. The populations of the 6 cities are 250000, 200000, 220000,
R T Q 300000, 150000 and 400000 respectively. Which is the correct
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order of the number of literate people in these cities?
(a) 1 (b) 1-25 (a) City 6 > City 1 > City 4 > City 2 > City 3 > City 5
(c) 1-5 (d) 2 (b) City 4 > City 6 > City 1 > City 2 > City 3 > City 5

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69. What is the simplified value of (sec A + cosA) (sec A – cos A)? (c) City 6 > City 4 > City 1 > City 3 > City 2 > City 5
(a) 2 tan2 A (b) 2 sin2 A
(d) City 6 > City 1 > City 4 > City 3 > City 2 > City 5
(c) sin2 A tan2 A (d) sin2 A + tan2 A

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 cosecA 
70. What is the simplified value of   ? Directions (Q. 76-77) : In the following questions, some part of
 cot A  tan A 
the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the

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(a) 2cos2A (b) 1 – sin2A sentence has an error and select the appropriate option.
(c) sec2A (d) sec A tan A If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

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71. What is the simplified value of 76. The Tata group owns (a)/many industries, that are spread
tan A cot A 2 (b)/across the globe. (c)/No Error (d)
 – ?
1  cot A 1  tanA sin2A 77. She has not been (a)/to the restaurant (b)/much late (c)/

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No Error (d)
(a) –1 (b) 0
Directions (Q. 78-79) : In the following questions, the sentence
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given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate
Directions (Q. 72-75) : The table given below shows the percentage word. Select the correct alternative out of the four.
of literate people in 6 cities. This table also shows the ratio 78. He could excel in his board exams only after ____ very

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of males to females among literate poeple. hard.
City % osf literate Males : Females (a) continuing (b) functioning

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People (c) learning (d) toiling
1 80 4:5 79. He _____ his camera on the table.
2 85 7:4 (a) laid (b) lain

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3 78 3:2 (c) lay (d) lie
4 63 1:1 Directions (Q. 80-81) : In the following questions, out of the

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four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the
5 92 9:7
word given.
6 58 2:3
80. Monotonous
% of literate people of any city = (Literate people of the
city/Total population of the city) × 100
(a) Dull (b) Timid
72. If the total population of city 4 is 600000, then how many (c) Unfriendly (d) Lusty
literate people are there in city 4? 81. Elusive
(a) 480000 (b) 378000 (a) Baffling (b) Enticing
(c) 468000 (d) 348000 (c) Directing (d) Soothing
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Directions (Q. 82-83) : In the following questions, out of the 91. (a) Century (b) Finance
four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to (c) Remember (d) Sponser
the word given. Directions (Q. 92-93) : The questions below consist of a set of
82. Colossal labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select
(a) Epic (b) Rust the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent
(c) Teeny (d) Vast paragraph.
83. Opprobrium 92. P. However, out environment also needs some help from
all of us to get maintained as usual to nourish our lives
(a) Adulation (b) Ignominy
forever and to never ruin our lives.
(c) Mystical (d) Preclude Q. It gives us all things which we need to live our life
Directions (Q. 84-85) : In the following questions, out of the on this planet.
four alternatives, select the alternative which best R. It provides us better medium to grow and develop.
expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. S. An environment includes all the natural resources
84. All agog which surround us to help in number of ways.
(a) Avoid (b) Contentment (a) PQRS (b) QPSR
(c) Amazed (d) Unsystematically (c) SRQP (d) QSPR

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85. Not to mince matters 93. P. The starting point can be the experience of a minority
(a) To be at ease within society generally or even the experience of a
group of people with in a progressive social

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(b) To not confuse others
movement which does not live up to its progressive
(c) To not interfere in others affairs

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agenda in every respect.
(d) To speak out politely Q. Within (or after) postmodernism a grand unifying
Directions (Q. 86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of each theory no longer seems possible. This does not

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sentence. exclude the possibility or the necessity of dialogue.
86. The doctor (has advice) him to take proper diet. R. The starting points of social criticism can be very

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(a) has advised (b) had been advised different and the different forms of socialism never
have a monopoly on Social Criticism.
(c) was advised (d) No improvement
S. Nevertheless most social critics still consider the

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87. (Being a pleasant evening), we went out for a long drive Critique of capitalism to be central.
on a highway. (a) PRQS (b) RPQS
(a) As a pleasant evening (c) RQPS (d) PSRQ

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(b) It being a pleasant evening 94. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
(c) With a pleasant evening Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one which best expresses the same

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(d) No improvement
sentence in Passive/Active voice.
Directions (Q. 88-89) : In the following questions, out of the
Rohan was not told about the e-mail.

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four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
substitute of the phrase. (a) Nobody told Rohan about the e-mail
88. A roundabout way of speaking. (b) Somebody did not tell Rohan about the e-mail
(a) Centipede (b) Circumlocution (c) The e-mail was not told about to Rohan

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(d) There was nobody who could tell Rohan about the
(c) Coercion (d) Concentric
e-mail
89. An old unmarried woman

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95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
(a) Masochist (b) Septuagenarian Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
(c) Sniper (d) Spinster suggested, select the one which best expresses the same
Directions (Q. 90-91) : In the following questions, four words sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select Ram said to Mohan, "Don't run so fast."
the incorrectly spelt word. (a) Ram advised Rohan don't run so fast
90. (a) Autumn (b) Desperate (b) Ram asked Rohan why is he running so fast
(c) Ram requested Rohan not to run so fast
(c) Reciept (d) Traffic
(d) Ram told Rohan not to run so fast
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Directions (96-100) : In the following questions, each sentence 97. (a) distorting (b) disturbing
given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate
(c) popular (d) useful
word. Select the correct alternative out of the four.
Language, they say, is the (96) through which human 98. (a) accompanied (b) exercised
beings perceive the world. If so, English is perhaps the (c) perpetuated (d) undeterred
most (97) lens through which to see animals. It has (98) a
99. (a) connote (b) rectify
cross eyed view of birds, beasts, fish and fowl. The very
word "animal" can (99) the brutish and the sensual. Animal (c) trouble (d) understand
(100) imply baseness and vulgarity. 100. (a) breeding (b) gestures
96. (a) lens (b) resource
(c) instincts (d) species
(c) source (d) telescope

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1. (c) As, We look dates in calendar. Similarly, we see 6. (a) Except the number group (4, 16, 48), in all other

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contents in the Index. number groups, the second number is the perfect
square of the first number while the third number is
2. (a) As,
two and half times of the second number.

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A C O U S T I C 7. (a) Arrangement of words as per order in the dictionary :
1. Decollete 3. Decorous  2. Desecrate  4.

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Desipicable  5. Destitute
1 + 3 + 15 + 21 + 19 + 20 + 9 + 3

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= 91 8. (b) a a bc d / a b b c d / a bc c d / a b c d d
Similarly, 9. (d) The given series is :

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R E N O U N C E
1357 3085 5282 8026 11401

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3 3 3 3
18 + 5 + 14 + 15 + 21 + 14 + 3 + 5 + (12) + (13) + (14) + (15)
= 95

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3. (a) As, 2 + 4 + 3 = 9
1728 2197 2744 3375
and 8 + 1 + 9 = 18
9 + 9 = 18 So, the missing term of the given series is 11401.

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Similarly, 10. (c) Let the present age of A = x years
Present age of B = y years

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1 + 6 + 3 = 10
and 4 + 8 + 7 = 19 According to question,
10 + 9 = 19 x5 7
y5 = 5

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4. (a) Except Badminton, all other games are played with
ball and bat, stick or racket. Badminton is played with
 5(x + 5) = 7(y + 5)
shuttle and racket.

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 5x + 25 = 7y + 35
A +2 C +3 F +4 J  5x – 7y = 35 – 25 = 10 ....(i)
+2 Again, (x + 5) – (y + 5) = 4
5. (c) R T +3 W +4 A
 x+5–y–5=4
H +2 J +3 M +4 Q
 x–y=4 .....(ii)
From equations (i) and (ii)
N +2 P +3 S +3 V
x = 9 and y = 5
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11. (c) 16. (c) In first Box
Starting Point North (1 × 2 × 5 × 3) + (1 + 2 + 5 + 3) = 30 + 11 = 41
40m In Second Box
(4 × 3 × 6 × 2) + (4 + 3 + 6 + 2) = 144 + 15 = 159
West East
30 m 30 m In Third Box
(5 × 7 × 3 × 2) + (5 + 7 + 3 + 2) = 210 + 17 = 227
South
A B
20 m 17. (c)
It is clear from the diagram that, now Lokesh is in
West direction with reference to the starting point.
12. (c) There is no 'S' letter in the given word. Therefore, the G
word NOISY cannot be formed.
13. (d) As,
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The triangles are given below :

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 AEF ; AED ;  AGE;  AGB ; ABD ;  BDC;
–  BDE ; BAE ;  BGD;  GED ; AFD ;  BEC;

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S D N L V R 18. (a) According to statements :
S U MME R
Wickets

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+1 Bats
–1
+1 Rackets

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–1
+1
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14. (c) From option (c) So, only conclusion I follow.
8 × 3 ÷ 4 + 9 – 5 = 16 19. (b)
 8 × 5 ÷ 4 + 9 – 3 = 16

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5 Opposite
 8× + 9 – 3 = 16 faces

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4 G B
 10 + 9 – 3 = 16 Y R
 19 – 3 = 16 O I
15. (a) As, (2)3 * 4 = 2

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 (2)3 ÷ 4 = 2
 8÷4 =2 Opposite
and (4)3 * 4 = 16 faces

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Opposite
 (4)3 ÷ 4 = 16
faces
 64 ÷ 4 = 16
Similarly, (6)3 * A = 18
G lies opposite R. Therefore, the figure given in
 (6)3 ÷ A = 18
Option (d) cannot be formed. B lies opposite O.
216 Therefore, the figure given in Option (a) cannot be
 = 18
A formed.
216 Y lies opposite I. Therefore the figure given in Option
 A= = 12 (c) cannot be formed.
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20. (b) Some workers may be manager and vice-versa. Index statistical system so that all the stories are fact
based and backed by statistics. The Impact Index is a
Staff statistical system that examines every performance in a
cricket match the series context.
Manager Worker 29. (b) Miss France Iris Mittenaere was, on 30 January, 2017,
crowned as the Miss Universe at the Mall of Asia Arena,
Pasay Metro Manila, Philippines, France's victory ended
the country's 63-year title drought, the longest in Miss
21. (c) Answer figure (c) will complete the pattern of the Universe history. Mittenaere was the first European Miss
given question figure Universe in 14 years.
30. (a) Gangaur: one of the most important festivals of
Rajasthan in which womenfolk worship Gauri, the wife of
Lord Shiva during March-April; Ganesh Chaturthi, also
called Vinayaka Chaturthi, it is the main festival of
Maharashtra; Durga Puja; particularly popular in West
Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Assam, Tripura, and Bangladesh.

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31. (c) Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to
hit a shuttelcock across a net. The shuttlecock is a
feathered or (in informal matches) plastic projectile which

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22. (a) flies differently from the balls used in many other sports.

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23. (c) The flight of the shuttlecock gives the sport its distinctive
nature.
24. (a) The correct mirror image of the given question figure

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is : 32. (c) Two Dutch spectacle makers, Hans and Zacharias
Jansen are cridited with inventing the first optical
microscope in around 1595. Janssen is sometimes also

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credited for inventing the first truly compound (2 or more
lens) 9x magnification optical microscope.

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33. (c) Madhya Pradesh government, in April 2017, kick-started
its ambitious 'Deendayal Rasoi Yojana' under which
subsidised meals will be available at ` 5 per plate to people,
25. (d) C  01, 10, 24, 33, 42

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especially the economically disadvantaged sections of
R  55, 67, 79, 86, 98 society. The initiative is on the lines of Amma Canteens,
E  00, 14, 23, 32, 41 started by the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J

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P  02, 11, 20, 34, 43 Jayalalithaa.
34. (c) The Forest Research Institute (FRI) is located in

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CREEP  42, 98, 00, 41, 34 Dehradun, Uttarakhand, It is an institute of the Indian
26. (c) India share longest border with Bangladesh a 4,097- Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a
kilometer (2, 545-mile). long international border, the fifth- premier institution in the field of forestry research in India.
Established in 1906, it is one of the oldest institutions of

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longest land border in the world. It includes 262 km in
Asam, 856 km in Tripura, 180 km is Mizoram, 443 km in its kind.
Meghalaya, and 2,217 km in West Bengal. 35. (c) Acidity and alkalinity are expressed on the pH scale,

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which ranges from 0 (strongly acidic) to 14 (strongly basic
27. (d) The UN General Assembly, on 13 October, 2016,
or alkaline). A pH of 7.0 in the middle of this scale, is
appointed the former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio
neutral. Blood is normally slightly basic, with a normal pH
Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General.
range of 7.35 to 7.45.
Guterres was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002,
36. (c)As per the question, the half life of radioactive
and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees from June
substance is 6 months. This means that half of the
2005 to December 2015.
substance will disintegrate in 6 months. After the decay
28. (b) The book Numbers Do Lie has been authored by of the substance, only 50% of it remains. The half of the
former Indian cricketer Akash Chopra along with Impact
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1 and ofter considered to be the first acknowledged


remaining substance ( th of the original substance) will microscopist and microbiologist.
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then decay in another 6 months. So, three fourth or 75% 43. (c) The Western Ghats or Sahyadri are a mountain range
of the substance will decay in 12 months of time. that runs almost parallel to the western coast of the Indian
peninsula. It extends from the Satpura Range in the north,
37. (c) In computing, a bug is an error, flaw failure or fault in a
go south past Maharashtra, Goa, through Karnataka and
computer program or system that causes it to produce an
into Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It is one of the eight "hottest
incorrect or unexpected result, or to behave in unintended
hotspots" of biological diversity in the world.
ways. Most bugs arise from mistakes and errors made in
either a program's source code or its design, or in 44. (c) Amazon river flows through the tropical forests of
components and operating systems used by such South America, mainly in Brazil. The Brazilians call the
programs. Amazon the "River Sea". Its headwaters are in the Andes
Mountains in Peru, on the western edge of South America.
38. (a) Interference usually refers to the interaction of waves
It is the largest river in the world by the amount or volume
that are correlated or coherent with each other, either
of water it carries.
becuase they come from the same source or because they
have the same or nearly the same frequency. Interference 45. (c) Warren Hastings was the first Governor of the

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effects can be observed with all types of waves, for Presidency of Fort William (Bengal) from 28 April, 1772 to
example sound waves, surface waves, and electromagnetic 20 October 1774. In 1774, he was appointed the first
waves (e.g., light waves, etc). Similarly, Diffraction occurs Governor General of Bengal. He was also the first governor

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with all waves including sound waves, water waves, and of India.

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electromagnetic waves such as visible light, X-rays and 46. (b) The Sun Temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of
radio waves. Eastern Ganga Dynasty around AD 1250. It is located at

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39. (c) It is difficult to fix a nail on a freely suspended wooden Konark in Odisha. The temple is a UNESCO World heritage
frame due to Newton's third law of motion. When a Site and has also featured on varius list of Seven Wonders
of India.

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wooden block is not resting against a support, the block
and nails both move forward on being hit with a hammer. 47. (b) The head of the executive branch is the President of
However, when the block is held firmly against a support, India, who is also the head of state. However, unlike in the

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and the nail is hit an equal reaction of the support drives US, the President of India is not the head of government;
the nail into the block. that role is instead filled by the Prime Minster, who is
40. (a) Plants have only three tissue types : dermal; ground; chosen by the Legislative branch.

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and vascular. Dermal tissue covers the outer surface of 48. (b) The Parliament is composed of the President of India
herbaceous plants and is composed of epidermal cells. and the two houses : the Rajya Sabha (Council of States)

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The ground tissue, such as Parenchyma, collenchyma, and the Lok Sabha (House of the People). It is the supreme
and sclerenchyma, comprises the bulk of the primary plant legislative body of the Republic of India.

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body. Cells are common in the ground tissue. Vascular 49. (a) Disguised unemployment exists where part of the
tissue such as xylem and phloem transports food, water, labour force is either left without work or is working in a
hormones and minerals within the plant. redundant manner where worker productivity is
essentially zero. It is unemployment that does not affect

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41. (a) A tissue is a group of similar cells that work together to
perform a specific job. Tissues function to perform many aggregate output. An economy demonstrates disguised
tasks that are too complicated for a single cell to perform. unemployment when productivity is low and too many

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Tissues are used for support, movement, secretion, workers are filling too few jobs.
protection, growth and reproduction. Specialized cells 50. (b) Monopoly is a market structure characterized by a
form specialized tissues such as blood tissue. single seller, selling a unique product in the market. Simply,
42. (a) Antonie Ven Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch scientist, monopoly is a foprm of market where there is a single
discovered bacteria on 17 September, 1683. He made the seller a particular commodity for the which there are no
discovery while using his homemade microscope to substitutes. A monopoly is distinguished from a
discover tiny organisms in human dental plaque. monopoly, in which there is only one buyer of a product
Leeuwenhoek is known as the "Father of Microbiology", or service.
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51. (d) From 700 to 950 (both inclusive) number of numbers
 18  27  28   45  36  35 
= 251 =  : 
 63   63 
Smallest number of them divisible by 3 = 702
Largest number of them divisible by 3 = 948 73 116
= :  73 :116
63 63
Common difference = d = 3
56. (d) Total age of all 6 members of family = 20 × 6 = 120 years
 tn = a + (n – 1) d
After including the servant, Total age of 7 members
 948 = 702 + (n –1) 3
 (n – 1) × 3 = 948 – 702 = 246  7  20  125 
=   years = 175 years
 100 
246
 n–1= = 82  Servant's age = (175 – 120) years = 55 years
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57. (b) C.P. of article = ` 100
 n = 82 + 1 = 83
 Its S.P. = ` 290
Again, of them smallest number divisible by 7 = 707 In second case,
Of them largest number divisible by 7 = 945 C.P. = ` 110
 Number of numbers divisible by 7 290 110 1800
 Required profit per cent= × 100 = = 62%
Last term - first term 290 29
1

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=
Common difference 58. (b) Let marks obtained by C be 100.
Marks obtained by A = 88
945  707 238
= 1 = + 1 = 34 + 1 = 35

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7 7 100  88 4400
Marks obtained by B = 
Similarly, number of numbers divisible by 7 and 3 i.e., 21 118 59

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954  714 231 4400
= +1 =  1 = 12 B:C= : 100 = 44 : 59
21 21 59

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 Number of numbers divisible by either 3 or 7 or both 59
= 83 + 35 – 12 = 106  Marks of C =  220  295
44

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 Required answer = 251 – 106 = 145
52. (d) (A + B)'s 1 day's work 59. (a)
9 a.m. 11 a.m.
1 1 A C B

C
= +
20 25 Let A and B meet each other t hours after 9 a.m.
54 9 Distance = AB = 260 km

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= =
100 100  25 × t + 10 = (t – 2) = 260
27  t + 10t – 20 = 260
 (A + B)'s 3 day's work = 35t = 260 + 20 = 280
100

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 Required per cent = 27% 280
 t = = 8 hours

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53. (b) Area of the trapezium = (Sum of parallel sides) ×
2  Required time = 5 p.m.
perpendicular distance h
 R 
(b) A = P 1 

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1 60. 
= (18 + 24) × 12 = 42 × 6 = 252 sq.mtr..  100 
2
2
54. (b) Single equivalent discount of two successive discount  R 

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 2970.25 = 2500 1
xy   100 

= x y – %
 100  2
297025  R 
 = 1  
 50  10  250000  100 
=  50  10 –  % = (60 – 5)% = 55%
100 
545  R 
2 3 4 5 4 5  = 1  
500  100 
55. (b) Required ratio =     :    
7 7 9 7 7 9
109 R
 =1 +
100 100
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R 109 9 1 3
 = –1 = when, y =
100 100 100 2
9 1 3 1 3
 R= × 100 = 9% per annum x = 1 – y= 1– =
100 2 2
1 1 1 1  3 2 1
61. (c)   =0 1 3 1 – 3
x y z  xy=  =  
2 2 4 4 2
yz  zx  xy 1 3
 xyz =0 Again, when, y =
2
 xy + yz + zx = 0 ....(i)
 (x + y + z)2 = 92 = 81 1 3
x = 1 – y= 1 –
 x2 + y2 + z2 + 2(xy + yz + zy) = 81 2
 x2 + y2 + z2 = 81 .......(ii)
 x3 + y3 + z3 – 3xyz= (x + y + z) 2 1 3 1 3
= 
(x2 + y2 + z2 –xy –yz –zx) = 9 × 81 = 729 2 2
1 1 3 1 3 1
62. (d) x4 + = 34  x y= × =–
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 1
2 1
2
   x  2  – 2 = 34 64. (b) x + =0
x x7

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2
1
 2 1  (x + 7) +  x  7  = 7

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   x  2  = 36
 x 
On squaring both sides,
1

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2
 x2 + 2 =6  1 
x
  x  7   
2   x  7   = 49

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 1
Again,  x   + 2 = 6 2
x    1 
  x  7    + 4 = 49
 1
2
  x  7  

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 x  =6–2=4
 x 
2
1 
1   x  7   
 x–   x  7  

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=2
x  49 – 4 = 45
On cubing both sides,
1
3  (x + 7) – ( x  7)

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 1
x  = 8
 x  45  3 5

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1  1 1
 x3 – 3 – 3 x  = 8  x– = 3 5 –7
x  x x7
1 A
 x3 – –3×2=8

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x3
65. (a)
1
 x3– 3 = 6 + 8 = 14
x

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63. (c) Given, x = 1 – y D E
 x2 = 2 – y2
 (1 – y)2 = 2 – y2
 1 – 2y + y2= 2 – y2
 2y2 – 2y – 1 = 0 B C
2  4  8 DE | | BC
 y =
4 ADE = ABC
2  12 1  3 AED = ACB
y = 
4 2
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By AA – similarity, 68. (a)
ADE ~ ABC
P
AD DE
   ...(i)
AB BC O
AD 5 DB 3
     S
DB 3 AD 5
DB 3 AB 8
 1 1 
AD 5 AD 5 Q
R M T
DE 5
From equation (i), 
BC 8 PR  QR ; ST  QR; OM  QR
 QST = QOM = QPR;
66. (c)
QTS = QMO = QRP
 By AA-similarity
 QST ~ QOM ~  QPR
   QST ~  QPR

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SQ ST
The angle in a semi-circle is right angle.  =
QP PR

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 PRQ = 90°
SQ ST
 = ...(i)

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RPQ = 38° 10 +SQ 9
 = PQR = 90° – 38° = 52°  QST ~  QOM

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 The sum of opposite angles of a cyclic quadrilateral is 180º SQ ST
 =
 PSR + PQR = 180° OQ OM

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 PSR = 180° – 52° = 128° SQ ST
 = ...(ii)
5+SQ 5
D

C
From equations (i) and (ii)

A O C 10 +SQ 5+SQ
=
67. (b) 9 5

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5
B  50 + 5 SQ = 45 + 9 SQ 4 SQ = 5 SQ =
4
AOB = 90°

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From equation (i),
OA = OC
5
OB = OD

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4 ST
Let, AC = 6 cm. 
5 9
 OA = 3 cm. 10 
4
In  OAB

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5 ST 59
OB =    ST = = 1 cm.
AB2  OA 2  62  32 45 9 45
= 36  9  27  3 3 cm. 69. (d) Given expression = (secA + cosA) (secA – cosA)

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 Diagonal BD = 6 3 cm. = sec2A –cos2A
= Side of the equilateral triangle 1
=  cos 2 A
3 2 cos 2 A
 Area of the equilateral triangle =
4

× 6 3 
1  cos 4 A 1  cos A 1  cos A 
2 2

3 = 2
 2
= = 27 3 sq. cm. cos A cos A
4 6 3  6 3
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sin 2 A +sin 2 A cos 2 A 74. (a) Literate males in city-5


=
cos 2 A 9
= × 259210 = 333270
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sin 2 A sin 2 Acos 2 A
=  = tan2A + sin2A Literate population
cos 2 A cos2 A
= 333270 + 259210 = 592480
2
70. (b) Expression = cos ec A  Population of City-5
2
 cos A sin A  592480
  
 sin A cos A  =  100 = 644000
92

cos ec2A 250000  80


= 2 75. (d) Literate population of City-1 = = 200000
 cos2 A+ sin 2 A  100
 
 sin A.cosA  200000  85
Literate population of City-2 = = 170000
100
cos ec 2 A.sin 2 A.cos 2 A
= = cos2A = 1 – sin2A 220000  78
1
Literate population of City-3 = = 171600

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71. (c) Expression 100

sin A cosA 300000  63


Literate population of City-4 = = 189000
2 100

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cosA  sin A 
=
cosA sinA 2sin A.cosA
1 1– 150000  92

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sin A cosA Literate population of City-5 = = 138000
100
sin A cos A

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400000  58
cos A sin A 1 Literate population of City-6 = = 232000
=   100
sinA– cosA cos A  sin A sin A.cos A

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sin A cos A
 City-6 > City-1 > City-4 > City-3 > City-2 > City-5
2
sin A cos 2 A 1 76. (b) If the sentence doesn't need the clause that the word
= cos A(sin A–cosA) – 

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sin A(sin A–cosA) sin A.cos A in question is connecting which is used.
sin 3 A – cos 3 A – (sinA –cosA) Hence, many industries which are spread. .....should
= be used here.

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sin A.cos A.(sin A – cos A)
77. (c) Very is an adverb and it modifies a verb.
 sin A – cosA  (sin 2A –cos2 A+sinA. cosA) – (sinA –cosA) Much is mainly used as an adjective.
=

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sin A.cos A.(sin A – cos A)
Hence, very late..... should be used here.
 sin A  cos A 1  sin A.cos A  1

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78. (d) Toil (Verb) = to work hard
= sin A.cos A.(sin A  cos A) =1
79. (a) lay (Verb) = put something down gently or carefully.
72. (b) Literate people in city-4 lay  laid (past)  laid (past participle).

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600000  63 80. (a) Monotonous (Adjective) = dull; lacking in variety and
=  378000 interest; boring; tedious; unexciting.
100
81. (a) Elusive (Adjective) = difficult to find or achieve;

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73. (c) Literate males in city-2
difficult to describe or remember; baffling.
85 7
= 220000   = 119000 82. (c) Colossal (Adjective) = extremely large; massive;
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enormous.
Literate females in city-6
Teeny (Adjective) = tiny; Very small, little, minuscule.
58 3 83. (a) Opprobrium (Noun) = harsh criticism or censure;
= 200000   = 69600
100 5 vilification, condemnation Adulation (Noun) =
 Required ratio = 119000 : 69600 = 595 : 348 excessive admiration or praise adoration.
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84. (c) All agog = excited; in high spirits; impressed or contributes to the costs involved in staging an event
amazed; impatient. in return for advertising.
85. (d) Not to mince matters = speak frankly; to speak out 92. (c) 93. (b)
politely. 94. (a) It will be a sentence in Past Simple.
86. (a) Structure of sentence in Present Perfect : No body told Rohan about the e-mail.
Subject + has/have + V3 95. (d) said to  told
Hence, has advised..... should be used here. The past Don't  not to
relates to the present. 96. (a)
87. (b) Here, Dummy subject should..... be used. Hence, It 97. (a) Distort (Verb) = misrepresent; twist; pervert.
being a pleasant evening....should be used.
98. (c) Perpetuate (Verb) = keep alive; maintain, continue
88. (b) 89. (d) indifinitely.
90. (c) Receipt (Noun) = receiving; getting. 99. (a) Connote (Verb) = imply; suggest; indicate; signify
91. (d) Sponsor (Noun) = a person or organisation that certain meaning; ideas etc.
100. (c)

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CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-5 Date : 09-08-2017
3. Glitch 4. Gap
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING)
5. Glade
Directions  (Q.  1-3)  :  In  the  following  questions,  select  the (a) 42351 (b) 45321
related word pair from the given alternatives.
(c) 43125 (d) 45312
1. Ammeter : Current :: ? : ?
8. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct
(a) Scale : Speed

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alternative from the given ones that will complete the
(b) Seismograph : Density series  :
(c) Barometer : Mass CEG, IKM, OQS, ?

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(d) Anemometer : Wind
(a) UWY (b) UYX

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2. In the following question, select the related letters from
(c) UVY (d) TWY
the given alternatives?
9. In the following question, select the missing number from

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JPC : GMZ : : PUV : ?
the given series :
(a) MRS (b) MSR
7] 19] 42] 87] \

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(c) MQR (d) RMS
(a) 136 (b) 176
3. In the following question, select the related number from
(c) 172 (d) 216
the given alternatives :

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10. Present age of A is 2 times the present age of B. After 8
5 : 130 : : 6 : ? years the B's age will be 4 times of C's present age. If C
(a) 210 (b) 212 celebrated his fifth birthday 9 years ago then what is the

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(c) 222 (d) 226 present age (in years) of A?
4. In the following question, select the odd word pair from (a) 88 (b) 96

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the given alternatives : (c) 92 (d) 84
(a) Quick : Fast (b) Lazy : Slow 11. Pearl Tower is taller than Sky Tower but shorter than

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Unity Tower. Unity Tower and Cyber Tower are of same
(c) Credible : Deceptive (d) Exhaust : Tired height. Pearl Tower is shorter than Indus Tower. Amongst
5. In the following question seclect the odd letters from the the buildings, which is the second shortest?
given alternatives : (a) Pearl Tower (b) Sky Tower

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(a) C D (b) P R (c) Indus Tower (d) Unity Tower
(c) ST (d) WX 12. In the following question, from the given alternative

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6. In the following question select the odd number from the words, select the word which cannot be formed using the
given alternatives : letters of the given word.
LEGISLATOR
(a) 234 (b) 345
(a) RAISE (b) GIST
(c) 243 (d) 432
(c) LEGAL (d) GREATER
7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they
13. In a certain code language, "MATCH" is written as
occur in the dictionary :
"NYWYM" and "BOARD" is written as "CMDNI". How
1. Globe 2. Group is "PRINT" written in that code language?
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(a) YJLPQ (b) ZIMOR 19. Two positions of a cube are shown  below. What will come
(c) ROMIZ (d) QPLJY opposite to face containing 'B'?
14. If "+" denotes "divided by", "×" denotes "added to", "÷"
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denotes "subtracted from" and "–" denotes, "multiplied
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by", then 54 + 162 – 18 × 12   6 = ? N T
(a) 4 (b) 16
(c) 12 (d) 10 (a) Q (b) T
15. If (3)2 @ 1 * 7 = 98 and (4)2 @ 2 * 16 = 178 then (5)2 (c) S (d) Q or T
@ 3 * 9 = ? 20. In the given figure, how many people speak only Italian
(a) 218 (b) 262 and French language?
(c) 253 (d) 259
16. In the following question, select the number which can
be placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given Italian 7 German
4 8
alternatives : language language
16

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5 11
3 2 7
4 22 5 1 44 6 8 ? 2
14

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2 7 5 French
language

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(a) 54 (b) 60
(c) 62 (d) 66 (a) 21 (b) 16

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17. How many triangles are there in the given figure ? (c) 27 (d) 20
21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the

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question figure?
Question figure :

(a) 14

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Answer figures :

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(c) 16 (d) 19
(a) (b)

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18. In the following question below are given some statements
followed  by  some  conclusions.  Taking  the  given
statements to be true even if they seem to be a variance
from commonly known facts, read all the conclusions

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(c) (d)
and then decide which of the given conclusion logically
follows the given statements?
22. From the given answer figures, select the one in which

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Statements : All cups are plates.
the question figure is hidden/embedded.
No plate is a shop.
Question figure :
Conclusions : I. No cup is a shop.
II. No shop is a plate.
(a) Only conclusion (I) follows
(b) Only conclusion (II) follows
(c) Both conclusions follow
(d) Neither conclusions (I) nor (II) follows
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Answer figures : 25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as


given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers
given in the alternatives are represented by two classes
(a) (b)
of alphabet as shown in the given two matrices. The
columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4
and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter
(c) (d) from these matrices can be represented first by its row
and  next  by  its  column,  for  example,  'Q'  can  be
23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in represented by 10, 34 etc., and 'B' can be represented by
the question figures. From the given answer figures, 86, 79 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the
indicate how it will appear when opened? word "STAR".
Question figure Matrixµ I

0 1 2 3 4

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0 P R T Q S
1 Q S P R T
Answer figures :

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2 R T Q S P

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3 S P R T Q

(a) (b) 4 T Q S P R

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Matrixµ II

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(c) (d) 5 6 7 8 9

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5 B K D A J
24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the 6 A J B K D
answer figures is the right image of the given figure? 7 K D A J B

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Question figure : 8 J B K D A

A 9 D A J B K

ED (a) 42] 03] 89] 13


(c) 04] 32] 96] 32

(GENERAL   AWARENESS)
(b) 11] 40] 65] 02
(d) 30] 21] 77] 44

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Answer figures :
26. With which of the following country, India has land dispute
near Tawang?

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(a) (b) (a) Pakistan (b) China
(c) Afghanistan (d) Bangladesh
27. Due to increased weapon launching mission of North
Korea, which country has launched a spy satellite to
monitor it?
(c) (d)
(a) South Korea (b) USA
(c) China (d) Japan
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28. The World Outside My Window is written by which 39. Convex mirror is generally used in ____.
author? (a) solar cookers (b) opthalmoscope
(a) Emily Bronte (b) Ruskin Bond
(c) reflector for head light (d) rear view mirror
(c) I. Jan Austen (d) Henry Fielding
40. Which of the following micro-organism causes diseases
29. Who among the following was awarded with Padma Shri
like polio and chicken pox?
2017 in the field of ‘Culinary’?
(a) Sanjeev Kapoor (b) Vikas Khanna (a) Bacteria (b) Protozoa
(c) Ranveer Brar (d) Kunal Kapur (c) Algae (d) Virus
30. The Mosque with "shaking minarets" is situated in 41. Which among the following is not a connective tissue ?
which Indain city? (a) Blood (b) Bone
(a) Kanpur (b) Ahmedabad (c) Skin (d) Cartilage
(c) Jaipur (d) Ranchi
42. Red rot is a disease caused to which of the following
31. Match the following :
plant?
Term Sport
(a) Paddy (b) Sugarcane
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(c) Mustard (d) Wheat
2. Volley b. Cricket
3. Hit wicket c. Golf 43. Soil having high content of aluminum and iron oxide is

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also known as _____.
(a) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a (b) 1-c, 2-a, 3-b

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(c) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b (d) 1-c, 2-b, 3-a (a) meadow soil (b) pedalfer soil
32. Who was the invertor of frozen foods? (c) chernozen soil (d) podzol soil

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(a) Alfred Nobel (b) Clarence Birdseye 44. Which of the following is the most abundant metal on
(c) Frank Whittle (d) Ives McGaffey Earth's crust?

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33. Union Cabinet approves amendments in M-SIPS to (a) Magnesium (b) Iron
attract investment in electronics manufacturing. What (c) Copper (d) Aluminium
is the full form of M-SIPS?

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45. The second Battle of Tarain was fought between____.
(a) Modified Sustainable investment Packing Scheme
(a) Alexander and Porus
(b) Modified Special Information Package Scheme
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(c) Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme
(d) Modern Socialist Incentive Package Scheme (c) Akbar and Hemu
34. Red data book contains data of which of the following? (d) Mohammed Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan

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(a) All plant species (b) All animal species 46. Who was the founder of Banaras Hindu University?

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(c) All endangered species (d) All extinct species (a) Sukumar Dutt (b) Madan Mohan Malvia
35. Ozone is an ______ of oxygen. (c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (d) Motilal Nehru
(a) Allotrope (b) Isotope 47. Anti-defection law is given in which schedule of Indian

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(c) Isobar (d) Isotone constitution?
36. Which of the following is an inert Gas?
(a) Second Schedule (b) Tenth Schedule
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(c) Third Schedule (d) Fourth Schedule
(c) Oxygen (d) Argon
48. Which of the following has the supreme command of the
37. Which among the following is a 'Modifier Key'?
Indian Defence Forces?
(a) Control (b) Shift
(c) Alt (d) All options are correct (a) Prime Minister of India
38. What is the SI unit of frequency? (b) Defence Minister of India
(a) Newton (b) Watt (c) Council of Ministers of India
(c) Farad (d) Hertz (d) President of India
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49. Which among the following sponsors Regional Rural 58. Amit donated 20% of his income to a school and deposited


Banks (RRB's)? 20% of the remainder in his bank. If he has ` 12800
(a) Reserve Bank of India now, what is the income (in `) of Amit?
(b) Foreign Banks (a) 18000 (b) 20000
(c) National Commercial Banks (c) 24000 (d) 32000
(d) Co-operative Banks 59. Two trains are moving in the opposite directions at speeds
50. When there is only one buyer and one seller of product.It of 43 km/h and 51 km/h respectively. The time taken by
is called _____ situation. the slower train to cross a man sitting in the faster train
is 9 seconds. What is the length (in metre) of the slower
(a) Public monopoly (b) Bilateral monopoly
train?
(c) Franchised monopoly (d) Monopsony (a) 235 (b) 338.4
(QUANTITATIVE   APTITUDE) (c) 470 (d) 940
51. How many times the keys of a typewriter have to be pressed 60. A certain sum of money amounts to ` 918 in 2 years and
` 969 in 3.5 years at simple interest. What is the rate of
in order to write numbers from 121 to 1346?
interest (in % per annum)?
(a) 3675 (b) 4018 (a) 4 (b) 5

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(c) 4021 (d) 4025 (c) 6 (d) 8
 8 61. If 4(x + y) = 256 and (256)(x – y) = 4, what are the values
52. Sandy and Mandy do    th part of a work and the rest of x and y?

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of the work was completed by Andy. If Sandy, Mandy and 17 15 17 15

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(a) , (b) ,
Andy take the same work for ` 2600, then what is the 8 8 4 4
share (in `) of Andy? 9 15 8 8

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(c) , (d) ,
(a) 1600 (b) 1400 17 17 17 15
(c) 800 (d) 1000 62. If the expression px3 – qx2 – 7x – 6 is completely divisible

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53. A solid cone of height 24 cm and having radius of base 8 by x2 – x – 6, what are the values of p and q respectively?
cm is melted to form a solid cylinder of radius 6 cm and (a) 0, 1 (b) 1] 0
height 6 cm. In the whole process what per cent of material
(c) 2] 1 (d) 1] 2

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is wasted?
(a) 48-5 (b) 37-5 63. If  the  expression  px3  –  2x2  –  qx  +  18  is  completely
(c) 57-8 (d) 64 divisible by (x2 – 9), what are the ratio between p and q

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54. If two successive discounts of 20% and 30% are given, respectively?
what is the net discount (in %)? (a) 1%9 (b) 1%3

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(a) 40 (b) 44 (c) 3%1 (d) 9 %1
(c) 56 (d) 60
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55. In what ratio sugar at ` 30 per kg should be mixed 64. If  x   = 5 what is the value of   x  5  ?
with sugar at ` 45 per kg so that on selling the mixture x x
at ` 42 per kg there is a profit of 20%? (a) 1875 (b) 2525
(a) 2 %1 (b) 2 %3 (c) 2530 (d) 3120

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(c) 5 %2 (d) 3 %7 65. In triangle ABC, ABC = 90º. BP is drawn perpendicular
56. The average of 11 numbers is 7. If every number is to AC. If BAP = 50º, what is the value (in degree) of

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doubled, what will be the new average of the numbers? PBC?
(a) 3.5 (b) 7 (a) 30 (b) 45
(c) 10.5 (d) 14 (c) 50 (d) 60
57. A trader sold an article at profit of 20%. Had he bought 66. In triangle PQR, the sides PQ and PR and produced to A
that article at 60% less price and sold it at ` 90 less, he and B respectively. The bisectors of AQR and BRQ
would have gained 50%. What is the value (in `) of cost intersect at point O. If QOR = 50º, what is the value (in
price? degree) of QPR?
(a) 50 (b) 60
(a) 150 (b) 200
(c) 80 (d) 100
(c) 250 (d) 300
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67. In the given figure, ABCD is a rhombos and BCE is an Directions (Q. 72-75) : The bar chart given below shows the
isosceles  triangle,  with  BC  =  CE,  CBE  =  84º  and number of audience in a multiscreen theatre for three
ADC = 78º. What is the value (in degree) of DEC? shows.

A B
Screen 1 Screen 2 Screen 3

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Audience (in 100 units)
6 6
6
D C 5
5 4.5
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(a) 20 (b) 28 4
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(c) 33 (d) 36 3
68. In the given figure, triangle ABC is drawn such that AB 2
is tangent to a circle at A whose radius is 10 cm and BC

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passes through centre of the circle. Point C lies on the
circle. If BC = 36 cm and AB = 24 cm, then what is the 0
Ist IInd IIIrd
area (in cm2) of triangle ABC?

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Shows

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C O 72. What  is  the  percentage  increase  in  the  number  of
audience in Screen 1 from second show to third show?

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B (a) 50 (b) 100
A (c) 120 (d) 150

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(a) 134-5 (b) 148 73. For  the  second  show  the  number  of  audience  in
Screen  3 is how much more than the number of audience
(c) 168 (d) 180 in screen 1?

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(a) 500 (b) 300
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  (c) 400 (d) 450
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 74. What is the percentage increase in the total number of
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69. What is the simplified value of   A
 cot  tan  audience from second show to third show?
 2 2 
(a) 20-69 (b) 25-13
(c) 22-24 (d) 18-15

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(a) sin A (b) cos  75. If the tickets for Screen 1, Screen 2 and Screen 3 are
2

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` 350, ` 300, and ` 250 respectively, then which screen
A has the maximum total revenue for three shows?
(c) cos2 A (d) 2sin 
2
(a) Screen 1 (b) Screen 1 and Screen 3
2 (c) Screen 2 (d) Screen 3

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 1 
70. What is the simplified value of      ? (ENGLISH   LANGUAGE)
 sec A  tan A 
Directions (Q. 76-77) : In the following questions, some part

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(a) sec A + tan A (b)  sin A cos A
of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of
1  sin A  1  cos A  the sentence has an error and select the appropriate
(c) 1  sin A  (d) 1  cos A 
option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’. 
71. What is the simplified value of (cosec4 A – cot2A) – (cot4A 76. My brother finds it difficult (a)/ to pass away the time
+ cosec2A)? (b)/ at our grandparent’s house. (c)/ No Error (d)  
(a) 0 (b) 5 (a) 1 (b) 2
(c) 6 (d) 9 (c) 3 (d) 4
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77. No sooner had he finished (a)/ his morning walk (b)/  Directions (Q.  86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of the


when it began to rain. (c)/ No Error (d)   sentence. 
(a) 1 (b) 2 86. We (are looking forward for) a positive response from
you.  
(c) 3 (d) 4
(a) are looking forward to
Directions (Q. 78-79) : In the following questions, the sentence
(b) have been looking forward at
given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word.
(c) should look forward at
Select the correct alternative out of the four.
(d) No improvement  
78.  _____ you work hard, you cannot succeed.    87. He (promised to mend) his ways.  
(a) If (b) Till (a) had a promised to mending
(c) Until (d) Unless   (b) promised for mending
79. Corruption is a standing hindrance _____ the nation’s (c) was promised of mending
development.    (d) No improvement  
(a) of (b) over Directions (Q. 88-89) : In the following questions, out of the
four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
(c) to (d) upon   substitute of  the phrase. 

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Directions (Q. 80-81) : In the following questions, out of the 88. One who is determined to take full revenge for wrongs
four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to done to him.
the word given.  (a) Enmity (b) Nigger

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80. Lethargy    (c) Pedantic (d) Vindictive  

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(a) Activity (b) Drowsy 89. Just punishment for wrong doing   
(a) Dandy (b) Nemesis
(c)  Modest (d) Pleasure  

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(c) Prodigy (d) Wagon  
81. Hoodwink    Directions (90-91) :In the following questions, four words are
(a) Defraud (b) Illicit given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select

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(c) Secret (d) Stare   the incorrectly spelt word.  
Directions (Q. 82-83) : In the following questions, out of the 90. (a) Continuous (b) Glamoros
(c) Meticulous (d) Vicious  

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four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to
the word given.  91. (a) Secondary (b) Sizable
(c) Succumb (d) Sustanence  
82. Multifaceted   

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Directions (Q. 92-93) : The questions below consists of a set
(a) Adroit (b) Handy of labeled sentences out of the four option given, select
(c) Pliable (d) Simple the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent

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83. Trepidation    paragraph.
92. P. To those who have known comfort, discomfort is a real
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torture. 
(c) Fear (d) Violent Q. Comfort is now one of the causes of its own spread. 
Directions (Q. 84-85) : In the following questions, out of the R. The more comfort is brought into the world, the more
four  alternatives,  select  the  alternative  which  best it is likely to be valued. 

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expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.  S. It has now become a physical habit, a fashion, an ideal
84. Kick the bucket    to be pursued for its own sake.  

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(a) QRSP (b) QPRS
(a) Loose temper (b) To delay a little longer
(c) QPSR (d) QSRP  
(c) To die (d) To meet with an accident 93. P. In that frame of mind, we have little sense of identity,
85. An axe to grind    safety or security. 
(a) To act bravely Q. Courage is required to explore our secret life because
(b) To act like a fool we must first withdraw from the social mirror, where we
are fed positive and negative feedback continuously. 
(c) To have a selfish motive
S. As we get used to this social feedback, it becomes a
(d) To take risk   comfort zone. 
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R. And we may opt to avoid self examination and idle Direction (Q. 96 to 100) : In the following questions, the
away our time in a vacuum of reverie and rationalization. sentence given with blanks are to be filled in with an
(a) QSRP (b) QRSP appropriate words. Select the correct alternative out of
(c) SQRP (d) SRQP the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate
94. In the following question, a sentence has been given in option. 
Active/Passive  voice.  Out  of  the  four  alternatives
suggested, select the one which best expresses the same An independent, able and upright judiciary is the hallmark
sentence in Passive/Active voice. of a free (96) country therefore, the process of judicial
The kids were laughing at the old lady.    appointment is of (97) importance. At present on account
(a) The old lady is laughing at the kids. of the Supreme Court’s last advisory opinion, the (98) of
(b) The old lady was being laughed at by the kids. the executive and its interference in the appointment of
(c) The old lady was being laughed by the kids. judges is (99) which in light of previous is most (100).
(d) The old lady was laughed at by the kids.   96. (a) autocratic (b) democratic
95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
(c) liberal (d) participative  
Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one which best expresses the same 97. (a) mere (b) mourn

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sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.  (c) social (d) vital  
“Do you want some more chocolates?” asked my cousin.
98. (a) career (b) future
(a) My cousin asked me if I want some more chocolates.

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(c) role (d) plight
(b) My  cousin  said  to  me  if  I  wanted  some  more

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chocolates. 99. (a) maximum (b) minimal
(c) My  cousin  asked  me  that  I  wanted  some  more (c) negotiable (d) reasonable  .
chocolates.

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100. (a) adhered (b) neglected
(d) My  cousin asked  me  whether  I  wanted  some  more
chocolates.   (c) rejected (d) welcomed

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1. (d) As, Ammeter is an instrument to measure the strength 6. (b) Except the number 345, all other numbers are made
of  an  electric  current.  Similarly Anemometer  is  an up of the same three digits 2, 3 and 4.
instrument  to  measure the  velocity  and direction  of

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7. (d) Arrangement of words as per order in the dictionary :
wind. 4. GAP 5. Glade3. Glitch1. Globe
2. (a) As, Similarly, 2. Group

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J P C G M Z P UV M R S
 6 I  
6 O 
 6 U
–3 –3 8. (a) C 

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–3 –3  6 K  6 Q 
 6 W
–3 –3 E 
 6 M 
G   6 S 
 6 Y
3. (c) As, Similarly,
5  (5)3 + 5 6  (6)3 + 6

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9. (b) The given series is :
= 125 + 5 = 130 = 216 + 6 = 222
4. (c) Except Credible : Deceptive pair, in all other pairs 7 19 42 87 176

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both  the  words  are  synonymous  to  each  other.
Credible is the antonyms of Deceptive. × 2 + 5 × 2 + 14 × 2 + 13 × 2 + 12
5. 1 D
(b) C  So, the missing number is 176.
10. (b) Let the present age of B = x years
1 T
S 
Therefore, the present age of A = 2x years
1 X
W  Present age of C = 5 + 9 = 14 years
According to  question,
2
P R
x + 8 = 14 × 4
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 x = 56 – 8 = 48 (3)2 × 10 + 1 + 7 = 98 90 + 8 = 98
 Present age of A = 2x and
= 2 × 48 = 96 years (4)2 @ 2 * 16 = 178
11. (a) Unity Tower > Pearl Tower > Sky Tower (4)2 × 10 + 2 + 16 = 178 160 + 18 = 178
Unity Tower = Cyber Tower Similarly,
Indus Tower > Pearl Tower (5)2 @ 3 * 9 = ?
Unity Tower = Cyber Tower >
Indus Tower > Pearl Tower >Sky Tower (5)2 × 10 + 3 +9  250 + 12 =  262
Clearly, Pearl Tower is the second shortest. 16. (d) In first Row
12. (d)  There  are  only  one  'E'  and  'R'  in  the  given  word. (4 × 3) + (5 × 2)  = 12 + 10 = 22
Therefore, the word GREATER cannot be formed.
In Second Row
13. (b) As,
(1 × 2) + (6 × 7) =  2 + 42 = 44
M A T C H N Y W Y M In Third Row
+1 (8 × 7) + (2 × 5) = 56 + 10 =  66

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–2
+3 A
17.  (b)

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+5 F

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D E B
and

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B O A R D C M D N I H

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+1
C
–2
+3 The triangles are given below :

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–4  AED ; AEF ;  AEB;  FEB;  EGB ; EHB ;
+5
 EHG;  CED;  CEB ; CEG ;  CEH;  DAC;

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Similarly,  BCA ; ADB ;  CBD
P R I N Q P Thus, there are 15 triangles in the given figure.
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+1 Plate
18. (c) According  to  statements Shop
Cup

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–2
+3
So, Both conclusions follow.
–4
19. (a) From the rotation of the two cubes, it is clear that Q
+5

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lies opposite B.
14. (c) 54 + 162 – 18 × 12   6 = ? 20. (a) Number  of  people  who  speak  Italian  and  French
language :

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After changing sign
? = 54  162 × 18 + 12  6
(7 + 14) = 21
21. (c) Answer  figure  (c) will complete  the pattern  of the
54
= ?   18  12  6
162
? = 6 + 12 – 6 =  12
given question figure  .

15. (b) As, 22. (c) 23. (b)


(3)2 @ 1 * 7 = 98 24. (b) The correct mirror image of the given question figure,
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naturalist,  is  considered  to  be  the  founder  of  the
modern frozen food industry. He invented the quick-
freezing method in 1924, which produces the type of
frozen foods that we know today. His quick-freezing
process also covered packaging, type of paper used,
25. (d) S  04, 11, 23,  30 , 42 and related innovations.
33. (c) M-SIPS  stands  for  Modified  Special  Incentive
T  02, 14,  21 , 33, 40 Package Scheme. It was launched to promote large-
scale manufacturing to offset disability and to attract
A  58, 65,  77 , 89, 96
domestic and global investments into the Electronic
R  01, 13, 20, 32,  44 System Design and  Manufacturing (ESDM) sector
in India. The scheme is available for both new projects
STAR  30, 21, 77,  44 and expansion projects.
26. (b) India and China have dispute over the politically and 34. (c) The Red Data Book is the state document established
strategically  sensitive  Tawang  tract,  South  of  the for  documenting  rare  and  endangered  species  of

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McMahon Line in Arunachal Pradesh. The place is animals plants and fungi as well as some local sub-
home to the Tawang monastery, which commands a species that exist within the territory of the state or
special  place  in  Tibetan  Buddhism  and  is  highly country. This book provides central information for

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regarded  by  Buddhists  in  India  as  well.  China
studies  and  monitoring  programmes  on  rare  and
demands India to cede Tawang to it.

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endangered species and their habits.
27. (d) Japan, in March 2017, Japan launched the IGS Radar 35. (a) Ozone (O3) is an allotrope of oxygen. Also known as
5 spy satellite into space in an apparent mission to

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trioxygen, one molecule of ozone is made of 3 oxygen
enhance  the  monitoring  of  North  Korea.  It  was
atoms. It is formed from dioxygen by the action of
launched into orbit on a Japanese H-2A rocket from

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the Tanegashima Space Center. Japan currently has ultraviolet  light  and  also  atmospheric  electrical
three optical satellites for daytime surveillance and discharges.
three radar satellites for nighttime monitoring. 36. (d) Argon is  an inert  gas (noble  gas) that  is placed  in

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28. (b) The  book  "The  World  Outside  My  Window"  has Group 18 of the periodic table. It is the most abundant
been authored by Ruskin Bond. Through the book noble gas in Earth’s crust. Comprising 0.00015% of
author gives details of the most interesting facts about the  crust  Helium  (He),  Neon  (Ne), Agron  (As),

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the insects, birds, trees and flowers he has observed Krypton (Kr), Xenon (Xe) and Radon (Rn) are other
in hilly areas. noble gases that occur naturally.

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29. (a) For his contribution in the culinary section, celebrity 37. (d) In  computing,  a  modifier  key  is  a  special  key  (or
chief Sanjeev Kapoor was on 13 April 2017 honoured combination) on a computer keyboard that temporarily

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with  the  Padma  Shri Award  by  President  Pranab modifies  the  normal  action  of  another  key  when
Mukherjee.  Kapoor  is  the  most  celebrated  face  of pressed together. Ctrl, Shift and Alt are the modifier
Indian cuishine who runs a successful TV Channel keys.  By  themselves,  modifier  keys  usually  do
Food food and has hosted 'Khana Khazana' cookery nothing.

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show on television for more than 17 years.
38. (d) The number of waves or vibrations passing through
30. (b) Sidi Bashir Mosque, also known as Jhulta Minar or a  point  in one  second  is  called  Frequency.  The  SI

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Shaking Minarets is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. (System  International)  Unit  of  Frequency  is  Hertz
It  is  believed  that  the  mosque  was  constructed  by (Hz). It is named for Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, the first
Sidi Bashir, a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah in the 15th person to provide conclusive proof of the existence
century A.D. of electromagnetic waves.
31. (b) Birdie : a golf score of one stroke less than par on a 39. (d) Rear view mirrors of cars are convex mirrors as they
hole; Volley: a shot in Tennis that is hit before the ball enable the driver to see a wide area of the road behind
bounces  on  the  ground;  Hit  wicket:  a  method  of the car. The convex mirror makes the rays of a parallel
dismissal in the sport of cricket. beam diverge as if they were coming from its focus,
32. (b) Clarence Birdseye,  an American entrepreneur,  and
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there by producing a diminished virtual image, which 47. (b) Anti-Defection  Law  is  contained  in  the  Tenth
the driver can see. Schedule of the Constitution, which was introduced
40. (d) Both  polio  and  chicken  pox  are  caused  by  virus. by  the 52nd Amendment  in  1985 during  tenure  of
'Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, Rajiv Gandhi. Earlier, 10th schedule was related to
is  an  infectious  disease  caused  by  the  poliovirus; association of Sikkim with India. Once, Sikkim became
while. Chickenpox, also known as varicella is a highly fullfledged state, this schedule was repealed via the
contagious  disease  caused  by  the  initial  infection 36th amendment act.
with varicella zoster virus (VZV).
48. (d) The  President  is  the  Supreme  Commander  of  the
41. (c)  Skin  is  composed  of  a  layer  of  epithelial  tissue Indian Armed Forces. He can declare war or conclude
(epidermis) that is supported by a layer of connective peace,  on  the  advice  of  the  Union  Council  of
tissue. It protects the internal structures of the body Ministers headed by the Prime Minister. All important
from  damage  and  dehydration.  ?  Blood,  bone  and treaties and contracts are made in his name. He also
cartilage  are  examples  of  connective  tissue  that appoints  the  chiefs  of  the  service  branches  of  the
maintain  the  form  of  the  body  and  its  organs  and armed forces.
provide cohesion and internal support. 49. (c) Regional Rural banks (RRBs) are sponsored by five
commercial banks, Punjab National Bank, State Bank

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42. (b) Red  rot  is  one  of  the  oldest  known  diseases  of
sugarcane  that  is  caused  by  the  fungus of India, Syndicate Bank, United Bank of India and
Colletotrichum falcatum (Glomerella tucumanensis). UCO  Bank.  They  are  owned  by  the  Central

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It  is  characterized  by  interrupted  red  and  white Government, the State Government and the Sponsor
patches within the cane along with a sour alcoholic Bank who hold shares in the ratios of 50%, 15% and

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odour when the cane is split open. 35% respectively.
43. (b) Pedalfer soil is composed of aluminum and iron oxides. 50. (b) A bilateral monopoly is a market structure consisting

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It is a subdivision of the zonal soil order comprising of both a monopoly (a single seller) and a monopsony
a large group of soils in which sesquioxides increase (a single buyer). An example of a bilateral monopoly

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would be when a labor union (a monopolist) in the
relative  to  silica  during  soil  formation.  Pedalfers
supply of labor) faces a single large employer in a
usually occur in humid areas. Pedalfer is a formative
factory town (a monopsonist).
element in the United States soil taxonomic system

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51. (d) Number of 3-digit numbers from 121 to 999
for the Alfisols soil order.
= 999 – 121 + 1 = 879
44. (d) Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the Earth's
Number of 4-digit numbers from 1000 to 1346

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crust, and the third most abundant element therein,
after oxygen and silicon. It makes up about 8% by = 1346 – 1000 + 1 = 347
weight  of  the  Earth's  solid  surface.  Earth's  crust  Required answer = 879 × 3 + 347 × 4

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occupies less than 1% of Earth's volume. Oxygen is = 2637 + 1388 = 4025
46.6%, Silicon 27.77%, Aluminum is 8.09% and Iron is

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52. (d) Sandy and Mandy to  th  part of work.
45. (d) The  second  Battle  of  Tarain  was  fought  between 13
Mohammed  Ghori  and  Prithviraj  Chauhan  near 8 5
 Work done by Andy = 1 –  =  th part

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Thanesar in present-day Haryana in 1192 A.D. In this 13 13
battle Prithviraj Chauhan was defeated by Mohammed
 5 
Ghori. Ghori followed up this victory by defeating  Andy's share = `   2600   = ` 1000

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 13 
Jayachandra in the Battle of Chandawar.
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46. (b) Banaras Hindu University (BHU), formerly Central 53.  (c) Volume of cone =  r2h
3
Hindu  College,  was  established  by  Pandit  Madan
Mohan Malaviyain Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, in 1916. 1
=   × × 8 × 8 × 24 cu. cm = 512 cu. cm.
The  university's  main  campus  was  built  on  land 3
donated by the Kashi Naresh, the hereditary ruler of Volume of cylinder = R2H
Banaras,  with  over  12,000  students  residing  in =× 6 × 6 × 6 cu. cm. = 216 cu. cm.
campus, it is the largest residential university in Asia. Wastage = 512 – 216= 296 cu. cm.
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296 59. (a)  Relative speed = (43 + 51) kmph = 94 kmph


Percentage wastage =  × 100 = 57.8%
512  94  5 
54. (b) Single  equivalent  discount  of  two  successive =    metre/second
18 
discount
xy  30  20 
 235 
  =     metre/second
=   x  y –  % =    30  20 – % 9 
 100   100 
= (50 – 6)% = 44%  Length of slower train

42  100  235 
55. (a) C.P. of mixture =   = ` 35 per kg. =    9   metre = 235 metre
120 9 
By the rule of alligation. 60. (a)    Interest for 1.5 years = ` (969 – 918) = ` 51

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 Interest for 2 years =  × 2 = ` 68
1. 5
30 45
Mean  Principal = ` (918 – 68) = ` 850

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value
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 Rate = 
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(45 – 35) = 10 (35 – 30) = 5 68 ×100

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=  = 4%  per annum
850 × 2
Required ratio = 10 : 5 = 2 : 1
61. (a) 4x+y = 256

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56. (d) If each number is doubled,  their  average also gets
doubled.  4x+y = 44
 x+y = 4 ...(i)

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 New average = 2 × 7 = 14
57. (a) Let the C.P. of article = ` 100 Again,
 S.P. of article = ` 120 256x–y = 4

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Case II  44 (x–y) = 41
 4 (x–y) = 1
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 4x–4y = 1 ...(ii)
 40  150  By equation (i) × 4 + (ii),
S.P. of article =    = ` 60
 100  4x + 4y + 4x – 4y= 16 + 1

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Difference of selling price = (120 – 60) = ` 60 17
 8x = 17  x 
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 100  17
when difference = ` 90, C.P. =    90  = ` 150 From equation (i), + y  = 4
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58. (b) Let Amit's income be ` 100 17 32 – 17 15
 y = 4 –  =   = 
8 8 8
Donation to school = ` 20
62. (b) x2 – x – 6  = x2 – 3x + 2x – 6,

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 80  20  = x (x – 3) + 2 (x – 3) =  (x – 3)  (x + 2)
Amount deposited in bank = `   = ` 16
 100  (x – 3) is a factor of expression P(x) = Px3 – qx2 – 7x – 6.
Savings  = ` (100 – 20 – 16) = ` 64   p(3)= 0 i.e.  p(3)3 – q (3)2 – 7 × 3 – 6 = 0
When  savings = ` 64, income = ` 100  27p – 9p – 21 – 6 = 0
When  savings = ` 12800,  3p – q  = 3 ...(i)
Again, (x + 2) is a factor of expression P(x) = px3 – qx2
 100  –7x – 6.
Income = `    12800  =  ` 20000
 64 
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  p (– 2) = 0  5 1 1
  x   x  5  = 2530
 p (– 2)3 – q (– 2)2 – 7 (– 2) – 6 = 0  x x 
 – 8p – 4q + 14 – 6 = 0
 5 1
 8p + 4q = 8   x  5   5 = 2530
 x 
 2p + q = 2 ...(iii)
On adding (i) and (ii). 1
 x5  = 2530 – 5 = 2525]
x5
3p – q + 2p + q = 3 + 2
  5p  = 5p  p = 1 65. (c)
From equation (1),
3 – q = 3
 q = 3 – 3 = 0  
63. (a)  x2 – 9  = (x + 3) (x – 3)
(x + 3) is a factor of expression
P(x) = px3 – 2x2 – qx + 18

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ABC = 90°
 P (– 3) = 0 BAP = 50°
 p (– 3)3 – 2 (– 3)2 – q (– 3) + 18 = 0  BCA = 90°  – 50° = 40°

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 – 27p – 18 + 3q + 18 = 0  PBC = 90°  – 40° = 50°

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 – 27 p = – 3q
p 3 1 66. (c)  P

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 =   = 
q 27 9

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64. (b) x +   = 5 Q
x
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 
2
A B
x  = 25
 x O

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1
  x2 +  x 2  + 2 = 25 1 1
 OQR =   (180° –  PQR) = 90° –    PQR
2 2

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1
  x2 +  x 2
1 1

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  25 – 2 = 23 .....(i)  QRO =    (180° –  PRQ) = 90° –    PRQ
2 2
Again.
In OQR,
3
 1
= 53 = 125

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x  1 1
 x 90° –    PQR + 90° – 
2 2
1  1  PRQ = 180° – 50°
 x3 +

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3  + 3 
x   = 125
x  x
1
1  = ( PQR +  PRQ) = 180° – 130° = 50°
  x3 +   + 3 × 5 = 125 2
x3
  PQR +  PRQ = 100°
1
 x3 + 3 = 125 – 15 = 110 ...(ii)   QPR = 180° – 100° =80°
x
Note %  QPR = 180° – 2 ×  QOR
 2 1  3 1 
  x  2   x  3  = 23 × 110 = 180° – 2 × 50° = 80°
x x
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67. (c)  A 69.  (a) 


2
 = 
2
B A A A A
cot  tan cos sin
2 2 2  2
A A
sin cos
D 2 2
E
C A A
2
=   = 2sin  . cos   = sin A
A
B C =  CE 2 A 2A 2 2
cos  sin
CBE = CEB = 84° 24 2
A A
ADC = 8° sin . cos
2 2
BCE = 80° – 2 × 84°
2
                       = 180° – 168° = 12°  1 
70.  (c)  Expression =   
DAB = 80° – 78° = 102°  sec A  tan A 
 DCE = 102 + 12 = 114° 2
 sec A  tan A 
 DEC = CDE =   
 (sec A  tan A) (secA –tanA 

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1 1
=   (180° – 114°) =   × 66° = 33° = (secA – tan A)2 [ sec2 A – tan2 A = 1]
2 2
2
 1 sin A  1  sin A  2  1  sin 2 A

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=     =  
C  cos A cos A  cos 2 A 1  sin 2 A

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E D 1  sin A  2 1  sin A
68. (c) 
=  1 – sin A (1  sin A)  1  sin A
 

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B
A
71. (a) (cosec4 A – cot2A) – (cot4A + cosec2A)
OA  AB

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= cosec4A –cot4A – cot2A – cosec2A
OB = (36 – 10) cm. = 26 cm = (cosec2 A – cot2A) (cosec2A+cot2A– cot2A–cosec2A)
OA = 10  cm = cosec2 A + cot2A – cot2A – cosec2A = 0

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1 [  cosec2A –cot2A =1]
 Area of  OAB =  OA × AB
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72. (b) Percentage increase =     100  100%
1  3 
=  ×10  × 24 = 120 sq. cm.
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73. (c) Required answer = (700 – 300) = 400

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Again, CAD = 90
74. (a) Total number of  audience in show –3 = (6 + 4 + 7.5) ×
C D = 20

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100 = 1750
AC  + AD2 = CD2
2
Total number of audience in show – 2 = (3 + 4.5 + 7) × 100
(16)2 + (12)2 = 202 = 1450
 AC = 16 cm

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1750  1450
 CE = 8 cm Percentage increase =   100
1450
O C = 10 cm

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300  100
OE =  102  82  100  64  = 6 cm =  = 20.69
1450
1 75. (d) By Screen – 1  ` (5 + 3 + 6) × 100 × 350 = Rs. 490000
 Area of OAC =   × AC × OE
2 Total revenue earned by Screen – 2  ` (6 + 4.5 + 4) ×
1 100 × 300 = Rs. 435000
=   × 16 × 6 = 48 sq. cm.
2 Total rvenue earned by Screen – 3 ` (6.5 + 7 + 7.5) ×
 Required area = 120 + 48 = 168 sq. cm. 100 × 250 = Rs. 525000
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76. (b) Pass away = to die; to stop existing. 85. (c) An axe to grind = a have a selfish motive.


Hence, to pass the time............should be used here. 86. (a) Look  forward  to  something  =  await  eagerly;
anticipate.
77. (c) No sooner............than is correct form of connective.
87. (d)
Hence, than it began to rain ....... should be used.
88. (d) VINDICTIVE  means eager or anxious to get revenge
78. (d) Unless is used to say that something can only happen
89. (b) Nemesis (Noun) : The punishment is justified as per
in a particular situation.
the wrong/crime committed.
79. (c) Hindrance = a thing that makes it more difficult for 90. (b) Glamorous (Adjective) =attractive in an exciting and
somebody to do something. special way.
80. (b) Lethargy (Noun) = a lack of energy and enthusiasm; 91. (d) Sustenance (Noun) = support; maintenance; food.
dullness;  drowsy;  tiredness.
92. (d) 93. (a)
81. (a) Hoodwink (Verb) = deceive; dupe; defraud; cheat. 94. (b) Subject + was being + V3 + preposition + by + object 
82. (d) Multifaceted (Adjective) = having many diffrent parts/ 95. (d) Connective    if/whether
aspects or features; complex, simple  (Adjective)=
Do you want    I wanted
easy; uncomplicated.
Reporting verb    asked; enquired of
83. (b) Trepidation (Noun) = a feeling of fear or anxiety about

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96. (b) democratic  
something;  nervousness;  dismay.
97. (d) Vital (Adjective) = essential; indispensable.
Calm (Noun) = not showing or feeling nervousness;
98. (c) role  
quiet situation.

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99. (b) Minimal (Adjective) = very little; minimum.
84. (c) Kick the bucket = to die.

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SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM
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(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING) 8. A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct
alternatives from the given ones that will complete the
1. In the following question, select the related word pair series :
from the given alternatives : BT, DR, FP, ?
Fire : Burn : : ? : ? (a) HO (b) HN
(c) NH (d) OH
(a) Water : Drink (b) Wood : Trees
(c) Ice : Freeze (d) Flower : Rose 9. In the following question, select the missing number from
the given series :
2. In the following question, select the related letters from
3, 8, 5, 27, 8, 64, 12, 125, 17, ?
the given alternatives :
KLMN : IJKL : TUVW: ? (a) 216 (b) 361
(a) RSUT (b) VWXY (c) 625 (d) 441
(c) STUV (d) RSTU 10. The ratio of present ages of P and Q is 5 : 8. Three years
3. In the following question, select the related number from later their ages will be in ratio 8 : 11. What is the present
age (in years) of Q?
the given alternatives :
(a) 5 (b) 11
3 : 27 : : 4 : ?
(a) 63 (b) 64 (c) 14 (d) 8
(c) 65 (d) 15 11. Pointing to a lady, Diwakar said. "Her mother's only
4. In the following question, select the odd word from the grandson is my son." How is that lady related to Diwakar?
given alternatives : (a) Aunty (b) Sister
(a) Ludo (b) Chess (c) Mother (d) Wife
(c) Polo (d) Carrom 12. In the following question, from the given alternative
5. In the following question, select the odd letters from the words, select the word which cannot be formed using the
given alternatives : letters of the given word.
(a) DGJ (b) KNQ BIOLOGICAL
(c) RUX (d) ILN (a) LOGIC (b) GLOBE
(c) BAIL (d) BILL
6. In the following question, select the odd number from the
13. In a certain code language, "who are you" is written as
given alternatives :
"432", 'they is you" is written as "485" and "they are
(a) 31 (b) 37
dangerous" is written as "295". How is "dangerous"
(c) 43 (d) 49 written in that code language?
7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they (a) 2 (b) 4
occur in the dictionary : (c) 5 (d) 9
1. Storm 2. Strap 14. If "P" denotes " multiplied by", "R'' denotes "subtracted
3. Strangle 4. Stamped from", "S" denotes " added to" and "Q" denotes "divided
5. Satire by", then which of the following equation is true?
(a) 51432 (b) 51342 (a) 18 R 60 Q 15 S 2 = 8 (b) 15 S 16 Q 2 P 4 = 47
(c) 54132 (d) 53412 (c) 3 P 5 R 18 Q 3 = 6 (d) 15 S 28 Q 4 P 2 = 27
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15. If 4 * 7 * 2 * = 361 and 5 * 9 * 1 = 480, then 2 * 1 * 3 = ? 20. In the given figure, how many are musical toys?
2*1*3=?
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(a) 312 (b) 324 Musical
(c) 210 (d) 102
16. In the following question, select the number which can 33 17 18
be placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given
14 28 11 36 Toys
alternatives.
25
3 10 6 186
(a) 53 (b) 61
9 5 3 138
(c) 42 (d) 45
5 7 1 36 21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the
question figure?
3 2 5 ? Question Figure :

(a) 32 (b) 42

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(c) 45 (d) 95
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17. How many triangles are there in the given figure ?
Answer Figures :

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(a) 10 (b) 11 (c) (d)
(c) 12 (d) 13
18. In the following question below are given some statements 22. From the given answer figures, select the one in which

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followed by some conclusions. Taking the given the question figure is hidden/embedded.
statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance Question Figure :
from commonly known facts, read all the conclusions

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and then decide which of the given conclusion logically
follows the given statements.
Statements :

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All cups are vegetable.
Answer Figures :
All vegetables are pens.
Conclusion :

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I. Some pens are vegetables.
II. Some pens are cups. (a) (b)
(a) Only conclusion (I) follows.

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(b) Only conclusion (II) follows.
(c) Both conclusion follow.
(d) Neither conclusion (I) nor conclusion (II) follows. (c) (d)

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19. Three positions of a cube are shown below. What will
come opposite to face containing '5'? 23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below in
the question figures. From the given answer figures,
6 1 4 indicate how it will appear when opened?
3 1 4 2 3 5 Question Figures :

(a) 6 (b) 1
(c) 3 (d) 2
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Answer Figures : Matrix-II

5 6 7 8 9
(a) (b) 5 R O A K B
6 O A K B R
7 A K B R O

(c) (d) 8 K B R O A
9 B R O A K
24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the
answer figures is the right image of the given figure ? (a) 10, 12, 11, 66, 58 (b) 43, 31, 33, 89, 86
Question Figures : (c) 21, 40, 44, 56, 99 (d) 32, 03, 20, 97, 66

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26. Which one of the following is not an instrument of credit

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control in India?
(a) Rationing of credit
B (b) Direct Action

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Answer Figures : (c) Open Market operations
(d) Variable cost reserve rations

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27. Which among the following is an example of micro-
economic variable?

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(a) (b) (a) National Income
(b) Aggregate Supply

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(c) Employment
(d) Consumer's Equilibrium
28. Fundamental duties are mentioned in which of the

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(c) (d)
following part of Indian Constitution?
(a) Part II (b) Part III
25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as
(c) Part V (d) Part IV A

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given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers
given in the alternatives are represented by two classes 29. What is the minimum age for becoming a Governor of
of alphabet as shown in the given two matrices. The state in India?

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columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4 (a) 30 years (b) 25 years
and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter (c) 35 years (d) 45 years

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from these matrices can be represented first by its row 30. Who amongst the following was the successor of Sikh
and next by its column, for example, "S" can be Guru Har Krishan?
represented by 21, 43. etc., and "O" can be represented (a) Guru Angad Dev (b) Guru Tegh Bahadur
by 65, 88, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for
(c) Guru Hargobind (d) Guru Amar Das

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the word "SPEAK".
31. Lord Cornwallis is known for .......... .
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(b) attacking the caste system
0 1 2 3 4
(c) land revenue settlement of United States
0 I C E P S (d) ryotwari settlement of Madras
1 S E P I C 32. 49th Parallel is the boundary line between which two
countries?
2 E S I C P
(a) USA and Canada
3 C P S E I (b) North and South Vietnam
(c) Germany and France
4 P I C S E
(d) Brazil and Chile
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33. How does La-Nina affect the Pacific Ocean? 43. What is the name of the scheme for the Employees State
(a) Decreases salinity of ocean Insurance Corporation (ESIC) beneficiaries launched in
(b) Cools downs the temperature of water Delhi region?
(c) Maintains stable temperature of water (a) Sakushal-Humesha
(b) Kahin bhi kabhi bhi
(d) Increases salinity of ocean
(c) Jeevan Arogya
34. Cinnamon is obtained from which part of the plant?
(d) Shramik kalyan
(a) Stem (b) Bark
44. Match the following.
(c) Roots (d) Fruits
Scientist Discovery
35. Insulin is a kind of _____ .
1. Joseph Thomson a. Optical fibre
(a) hormone (b) protein
2. Alexander Fleming b. Radium
(c) enzyme (d) vitamin
3. Narinder Kapany c. Electron
36. Which among the following carries impure blood to
4. Marie Curie d. Penicillin
human heart?
(a) 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b (b) 1-a, 2-d, 3-c, 4-b
(a) Aorta (b) Pulmonary vein
(c) 1-c, 2-a, 3-d, 4-b (d) 1-a, 2-d, 3-b, 4-c

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(c) Pulmonary arteries (d) Vena Cava
45. Term "Gambit" is associated with which of the following
37. Why does water tank appear shallower when viewed from
sport?
the top?

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(a) Basketball (b) Chess
(a) Due to reflection
(c) Boxing (d) Golf

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(b) Due to refraction
46. Madhuri Dixit is associated with which Indian Dance
(c) Due to diffraction
from?

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(d) Due to total internal reflection
(a) Bharatnatyam (b) Kuchipudi
38. Which colour is formed when Red and Green are mixed?
(c) Kathak (d) Kathakali

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(a) Light blue (b) Yellow
47. Who among the following is a Sanjay Chopra Award
(c) White (d) Grey
recipient for 2016?
39. What is the full from of JPEG?

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(a) Abhinash Mishra (b) Arjun Singh
(a) Joint Photographic Experts Group
(c) Aromal SM (d) Srawanand Saha
(b) Joint Protocol Experts Graphics.

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48. "My Story" is an autobiography of which famous
(c) Joint Programming Experts Graphics
cricketer?
(d) Joint Project Experts Group
(a) Kurnar Sangakara (b) Kevin Peterson

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40. What is an endothermic reaction?
(c) Brendon Mccullum (d) Michael Clarke
(a) Reaction in which heat is released.
49. Which country has approved more than 500 new settler

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(b) Reaction in which heat is absorbed.
homes in East Jerusalem?
(c) Reaction in which neither heat is released nor
(a) USA (b) UAE
absorbed.
(c) Israel (d) United Kingdom

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(d) None of these
50. Which of the following country is not a member of
41. Which of the following is an ore of Aluminium?
SAARC?
(a) Galena (b) Cryollite

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(a) Nepal (b) Maldives
(c) Cinnabar (d) Epsom Salt
(c) China (d) Afghanistan
42. Which of the following gas was released during Bhopal
gas tragedy? (QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE)
(a) Methyl isocyanate 51. By which least number should 5000 be divided so that it
(b) Sodium isothiocyanate becomes a perfect square?
(c) Nitrogen isothiocyanate (a) 2 (b) 5
(d) Potassium isothiocyanate. (c) 10 (d) 25
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52. A can do a work in 8 days, B can do the same work in 10 1+ x x2
days and C can do the same work in 12 days. If all three of 61. What is the value of + × x (1 – x)?
1 – x4 1 + x2
them do the same work together and they paid Rs. 7400,
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what is the share (in Rs.) of B? (a) (b) x2 – 1
x
(a) 2600 (b) 3000 (c) x + 1 (d) x
(c) 2400 (d) 2000 4 1
1 x  2
53. If the radius of a cylinder is increased by 25%. by how 62. If x + = 17, what is the value of x ?
much per cent the height must be reduced, so that the x x2 – 3 x  1
volume of the cylinder remains the same. 2431 3375
(a) 36 (b) 56 (a) (b)
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(c) 64 (d) 46 3375 3985
(c) (d)
54. The marked price of an article is 20% more than its 14 9
cost price. If 5% discount is given on the marked price, 1 x x
what is the profit per cent? 63. What is the value of x in the equation –
x 1 x
(a) 5 (b) 14
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55. If A : B = 2 : 5, B : C = 4 : 3 and C : D = 2 :1, what is the (a) – 2 (b) 3
value of A : C : D? (c) 2 (d) None of these

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(c) 8 : 30 : 15 (d) 16 : 30 : 15 64. If 2  x  2  – 2  x –  – 8 = 0, what are the two values
 x   x
56. The average runs conceded by a bowler in 5 matches is 1

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45 and 15.75 in other 4 matches. What is the average of  x –  ?
runs conceded by the bowler in 9 matches? x
(a) 15 (b) 32 (a) – 1 or 2 (b) 1 or – 2

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(c) 35 (d) 53.5 (c) – 1 or – 2 (d) 1 or 2
57. A person bought pens at 25 for a rupee and sold at 15 for 65. In ABC,  BAC = 90º and AD is drawn perpendicular

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a rupee. What is his profit per cent? to BC. If BD = 7 cm and CD = 28 cm, what is the length (in
2 1 cm) of AD?
(a) 16 % (b) 33 % (a) 3.5 (b) 7

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(c) 10.5 (d) 14
2 66. A chord of length 60 cm is at a distance of 16 cm from the
(c) 66 % (d) 40%

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centre of a circle. What is the radius (in cm) of the circle?
58. 80 litre mixture of milk and water contains 10% milk.
(a) 17 (b) 34

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How much milk (In litres) must be added to make water
percentage in the mixture as 80%? (c) 51 (d) 68
(a) 8 (b) 9 67. In the given figure, a smaller circle touches a larger
(c) 10 (d) 12 circle at P and passes through its centre O. PR is a chord

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59. A bus starts running with the initial speed of 21 km/hr of length 34 cm, what is the length (in cm) of PS ?
and its speed increases every hour by 3 km/hr. How many
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(a) 3 (b) 5
(c) 8 (d) 10 S O
60. A sum of Rs. 400 becomes Rs. 448 at simple interest in 2
years. In how many years will the sum of Rs. 550 amounts
to Rs. 682 at the same rate? P
(a) 2 (b) 3 (a) 9 (b) 17
(c) 3.5 (d) 4 (c) 21 (d) 25
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68. In the given figure, ABC is a triangle in which, AB = 10 73. If time taken in seats is 192 hours, what is the time
cm. AC = 6 cm and altitude AE = 4 cm. If AD is the diameter taken (in hours) in glass?
of the circum-circle, what is the length (in cm) of circum- (a) 256 (b) 352
radius ?
(c) 416 (d) 278
A 74. If total time taken in engine and tyres is 127.5 hours,
what is the difference (in hours) in time taken by frame
and glass respectively ?
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(a) 27.5 (b) 12.5
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(c) 40 (d) 35
75. 15% of total time is spent on quality check and this time
D is equally taken from all other processes. So what will be
the new sectorial angle (in degrees) made by total time of
(a) 3 (b) 7.5 seats and glass ?
(c) 12 (d) 15 (a) 28.6 (b) 32.4
69. What is the simplified value of cosec6 A – cot6 A – 3 (c) 35.8 (d) 42.84

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cosec2 A cot2 A ?
(ENGLISH LANGUAGE)
(a) – 2 (b) – 1
Directions (Q. 76-77) : In the following questions, some part of

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(c) 0 (d) 1
the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the

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sec A – 1 sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If
70. What is the simplified value of ? a sentence is free from error, select ‘No error’.
sec A + 1

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76. Little knowledge of playing volleyball (a)/ that she
(a) cosecs A – cot A (b) sec A – tan A
possessed proved to be (b)/helpful at the time of
(c) sec2 A (d) sec A cosec A

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inaugural match. (c) / No Error (d)
1 1 77. I had not complete my English homework (a) / so I
71. If tan A = and tan B = , then what is the value of tan
2 3 thought I was done with when the (b) / teacher asked

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(2A + B) ? me to hand it in. (c)/ No Error (d)
(a) 1 (b) 3 Directions (Q. 78-79) : In the following questions, the sentence
(c) 5 (d) 9 given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word.

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Directions (Q. 72-75) : The pie chart given below shown the Select the correct alternative out the four.
percentage of time taken by different processes in making 78. Keith has ............... with a failure in English

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a car. examination thrice.
(a) caught (b) gone

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Glass (c) got (d) met
Seats 79. The manager was ........... an explanation of his conduct.
Engine
Tyres (a) called for (b) called off

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(c) called to (d) called up
Directions (Q. 80-81) : In the following questions, out of the

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four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to
Frame the word given.
Paint 80. Eloquent
(a) Fluent (b) Ignorant
72. If total time taken to make a car is 300 hours, what is the
(c) Rude (d) Significant
total time (in hours) taken in paint and frame?
81. Nefarious
(a) 99 (b) 72
(a) Iniquitous (b) Purposeful
(c) 105 (d) 66
(c) Suspicious (d) Virtuous
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Directions (Q. 82-83) : In the following questions, out of the 91. (a) Changeable (b) Inedible
four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to (c) Traceable (d) Valuable
the word given. Directions (Q. 92-93) : Each question below consists of a set of
82. Ensconce labelled sentence. Out of the four options given, select the
(a) Establish (b) Impudence most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent
paragraph.
(c) Request (d) Unveil
92. P. It would be better to speak of uniformities of
83. Lugubrious
nature.
(a) Clumsy (b) Lucid
Q. Law of nature are not commands but statements of
(c) Optimistic (d) Sinister facts.
Directions (Q. 84-85) : In the following questions, out of the R. This would so away with elementary fallacy that a
four alternatives, select the alternative which best law implies a law given.
expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
S. The use of the word law in this context is rather
84. Ended in a fiasco unfortunate.
(a) A complete failure (a) QSRP (b) SQRP
(b) A successful event

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(c) QSPR (d) SQPR
(c) Changed one completely
93. P. When the game of life is finally over there is no
(d) Twisted around second chance to correct our errors.

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85. Sow wild oats Q. Time is the greater equalizer of all mankind.

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(a) To make someone fool R. Time offers opportunity but demands a sense of
(b) To make space to red regard.

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(c) To take revenge S. It has taken away the best and the worst of us
(d) To waste time by doing foolish things without regard of either.

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Directions (Q. 86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of the (a) QSRP (b) RSQP
sentence. (c) PQRS (d) RSPQ
86. He has painted that picture so often that he can do it with 94. In the following questions, a sentence has been given

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his (eyes closed). in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
(a) arms full (b) eyes opened suggested, select the one which best expresses the
(c) mind blank (d) No improvement

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same sentence in passive/Active voice.
87. If you talk to her nicely, she will probably (allow you) her He saw him conducting the seminar on personality
notes. development.

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(a) allow that you have (b) let you have (a) He was seen by me to conduct the seminar on
(c) let you to have (d) No improvement personality development.

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Directions (Q. 88-89) : In the following questions, out of the (b) He was seen conducting the seminar on personality
four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best development.
substitute of the phrase. (c) He sas the seminar on personality development being

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88. Easily duped or fooled conducted by him.
(a) Bigot (b) Gullible (d) He saw the seminar on personality development to
(c) Ridicule (d) Venerable be conducted by him.

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89. Atonement for one's sins 95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
(a) Elite (b) Ignoramus Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternative
(c) Incendiary (d) Repentance suggested, select the one which best expresses the
Directions (Q. 90-91) : In the following questions, four words same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
are given out which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select Rashmi said to me,“Where is the telephone
the incorrectly spelt word. exchange” ?
90. (a) Usable (b) Defense (a) Rashmi asked me that where the telephone exchange
(c) Inventor (d) Annual was.
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(b) Rashmi asked me where the telephone exchange was. organisation.It affects the growth and development of the
(c) Rashmi asked me where was the telephone exchange. nation in all aspects like socially, (100) and politically.
(d) Rashmi wanted to know where the telephone 96. (a) havoc (b) poison
exchange was. (c) pollutant (d) grassroot
Directions (Q. 96-100) : In the following questions, the passage 97. (a) country (b) world
given with the appropriate word(s). Select the correct (c) universe (d) company
alternative out of the four for each numbered blank. 98. (a) fruitful (b) wishful
Corruption is a (96) which has been spread in the mind of (c) favourite (d) unfair
wrong people of the society, community and (97). It is the
99. (a) position (b) growth
mistreatment of public resources just for getting some (98)
(c) status (d) symbol
advantage to fulfill little wish. It is concerned with the
unnecessary and wrong use of both power and (99) by 100. (a) emotionally (b) scientifically
anyone whether the government or non government (c) manually (d) economically

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1. (c) As, Fire burns something. Similarly, Ice freezes +2
+2 +2
something. 8. (b) B D F H

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2. (d) As, –2 –2 –2
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9. (a) There are two alternating series :
–2

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(i) 3 5 8 12 17
–2
–2

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–2 +2 +3 +4 +5

Similarly, (ii) 8 27 64 125 216

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2 3 3 3 3
(2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
–2
–2 So, the missing number is 216.

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–2 10. (d) Let the present age of P = 5x years
3. (b) As, 3  (3)3 = 3 × 3 × 3 = 27 Present age of Q = 8x years

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Similarly, 4  (4)3 = 4 × 4 × 4 = 64 After 3 years
4. (c) Except Polo, all others are indoor games. Age of P = 5x + 3
Age of Q = 8x + 3

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+3 +3
5. (d) D   G  J
+3 +3
According to question,
K  N  Q
5x  3 8

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+3 +3
R  U  X =
8 x  3 11
But,
 55x + 33 = 64x + 24
+3 +3
I  L  N  64x – 55x = 33 – 24
6. (d) Except the number 49, all others are Prime Numbers. 9x = 9
The number 49 is a perfect square.
7. (c) Arrangement of words as per order in the dictionary : 9
 x=
=1
5. Satire, 4. Stamped, 1. Storm, 3. Strangle, 2. Strap 9
Present age of Q = 8x = 8×1= 8 years.
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11. (b) Only grandson of lady's mother is the son of Diwakar. Similarly,
It means, lady's mother is mother of Diwakar. The
2 * 1 * 3 1 0 2
lady is sister of Diwakar.
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12. (b) There is no "E" letter in the given word. Therefore, –1
the word GLOBE cannot be formed. –1
13. (d) As, 16. (a) In First Row
3 × 10 × 6 + 6 = 186
are you (i) Second Row
who 4 3 2
9 × 5 × 3 + 3 = 138
Third Row
they is you 4 8 5 (ii)
5 × 7 × 1 + 1 = 36
they are dangerous 2 9 5 (iii) Fourth Row
3 × 2 × 5 + 5 = 35
From equation (iii) dangerous = 9.
14. (b) From Option (a) 17. (b) A

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18 R 60 Q 15 S 2 = 8
 18 – 60  15 + 2 = 8

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 18 – 4 + 2 = 8 E G
 20 – 4 = 8

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 16  8
B F D H C
From Option (b)

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15 S 16 Q 2 P 4 = 47 The triangles are given below :
 15 – 16  2 × 4 = 47  EFB ; EFD ;  EBD;  ADE ; ADB ;  ADC;

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 15 + 32 = 47  ADG ; GHC ;  GHD;  GCD ; ABC ;
Thus, there are 11 triangles in the given figure.
 47 = 47

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18. (c) According to statements :
From Option (c)
3 P 5 R 18 Q 3 = 6 Pens

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 3 × 5 – 18  3 = 6 Vegetables
 15 – 6 = 6
Cups
 96

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From option (d)
15 S 28 Q 4 P 2 =27

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 15 + 28 ÷ 4 × 2 =27 So, Both Conclusion are follow.
 15 + 14  27 19. (b) The numbers 2, 3, 4 and 6 lie on the faces adjacent to
the number '1'. Therefore, '5' lies opposite '1.
 29  27

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20. (c) Musical toys can be represented by the numbers
15. (d) As, present in the circle and the rectangle. Such numbers
4 * 7 * 2 3 6 6 are 14 and 28.

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–1 Required sum = (14+ 28) = 42
–1
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and 21. (a) Answer (a) will complete the pattern of
5 * 9 * 1 4 8 0
–1 the given question figures.
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Kishan contracted smallpox. He was publicity


beheaded in 1675 on the orders of Mughal empire or
22. (b)
Aurangzeb in Delhi for refusing to convert to Islam.
31. (d) Permanent land revenue settlement was introduced
in 1793 by Lord Cornwallis in one fifth of British
territory in India, one fifth of British territory in India,
23. (c) including Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, parts of Northern
Karnataka, Varanasi and some other areas. Under it,
24. (b) The correct mirror image of the given figure the zamindars of Bengal were recognised as the
owners of land as long as they paid the revenue to
the East India Company regularly.
32. (a) The 49th parallel is used as an informal name for the
is .
Canadian border with the USA, which is marked out
by the parallel line of latitude at 49ºN.
25. (a) S  04, 10 , 21, 32, 43 33. (b) La Nina is a climate pattern that describes the cooling
of surface waters of the Pacific Ocean along the tropical

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P  03, 12 , 24, 31, 40 west coast of South America. La Nina is considered
to be the counterpart to EI Nino, which is
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characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures
R  57, 66 , 75, 89, 98 in the equatorial region of the Pacific Ocean.

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34. (b) Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of
K  58 , 67, 76, 85, 99 several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum.

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Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment
SPEAK  10, 12, 11, 66, 68 and flavoring additive in wide variety of cuisines.

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26. (d) There are two methods that the RBI uses for credit 35. (a) Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows
control in the economy : Qualitative method (Marginal our body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates
requirement, Rationing of credit, Direct action, Moral in the food that we eat for energy or to store glucose

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Suasion, etc.) and Quantitative method (Bank rate, for future use. Insulin helps keeps your blood sugar
Open Market Operations, Cash Reserve Ratio, level from getting too high (hyperglycemia) or too
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27. (d) Consumer's Equilibrium is related to micro-economics, 36. (c) A pulmonary artery is an artery in the pulmonary
the study of the behaviour of the individual units circulation that carries deoxygenated blood from the
right side of the heart to the lungs. The pulmonary

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the economy. It refers to the situation when a arteries are unique in that unlike most arteries which
carry oxygenated blood to other parts of the body,

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consumer is having maximum satisfaction with limited
income and has no tendency to change his way of the pulmonary arteries carry de-oxygen-alted blood
existing expenditure. to the lungs. After picking up oxygen, the oxygen
rich blood is returned to the heart via the pulmonary
28. (d) The Fundamental Duties of citizens are provided in

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veins.
Article 51A under Part IVA of Indian Constitution.
37. (b) Water in a swimming pool or water tank appears
They were added to the Constitution by the 42nd
shallower than its depth because of the refraction of

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Amendment in 1976, upon the recommendations of
light. The light travel straight as long as it is in the
the Swaran Singh Committee.
water, but if it emerges obliquely from the water into
29. (c) According to Article 157 of Indian constitution, no
the air it is bent downward toward the surface. This
person shall be eligible for appointment as Governor
bending is known as reflection, and it occurs
unless he is a citizen of India and has completed the
age of thirty-five years. Governors are appointed by whenever light passes from one transparent medium
the President for a term of five years. into another of different density.
30. (b) Guru Tegh Bahadur was appointed as the as the ninth 38. (b) Red, green and blue are the primary colors and all
guru of Sikhs in 1664 A.D after the eighth Guru Kar other colours can be created from them. When red
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and green combine, the result is yellow. When red 47. (b) Arjun Singh of Uttarakhand, on 26 January 2016,
and blue combine, the result is magenta. When blue received the 2016 National Bravery Award for showing
and green combine, the result is cyan. indomitable courage in saving his mother from an
39. (a) JPEG stands for Joing Photographic Experts Group. attack by a leopard in July 2014. He was honoured
It is an ISO/IEC group of experts that develops and with the Sanjay Chopra Award.
maintains standards for a suite of compression 48. (d) "My Story" is the autobiography of former Australian
algorithms for computer image files. It is also a term captain and batsman Michael Clarke. Bursting onto
for any graphic image file produced by using a JPEG the scene in 2004 with a Test century on debut,
standard. Michael Clarke was Australian cricket's golden boy.
40. (b) The term endothermic process describes a process
49. (c) Israel, in November 2016, revived plans to build 500
or reaction in which the system absorbs energy from
its surroundings; usually in the from of heat. new homes for Jewish settlers in Ramat Shlom in
41. (a) Cryolite (Na2, NaAlF6) is double fluoride of sodium occupied East Jerusalem. The plans had been on hold
and aluminium which in terms of chemical since 2014. More than 200,000 Israelis now live in
composition is referred to as sodium hexafluoro- east Jerusalem, which Israel occupied in the Six-Day
aluminate. It was historically used as an the electrolytic War of 1967 and later annexed.

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processing of the aluminium ore bauxite. It is also 50. (c) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
used in the glass and enamel industries. (SAARC) is a regional grouping of eight countries:
42. (a) The Bhopal gas tragedy involved the leakage of

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Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives,
poisonous methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas and other Nepal, Pakistan, and Shri Lanka. It was set up in

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chemicals at the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide Dhaka on 8 December 1985. China is one of the
plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on 2-3 December countries that have been accorded observer's status

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1984. It is considered the word's Industrial disaster. in SAARC.
43. (b) The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC),
51. (a) 5000
in November 2016, launched Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi

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medical service for its insured in the Delhi region = 2 × 2 × 2 × 5 × 5 × 5 × 5 = 22 × 52 × 52 × 2
under which the beneficiaries can visit day care units  Required number = 2

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for minor ailments.
1 1 1
44. (a) Joseph Thomson : an English physicist credited with 52. (c) Ratio of 1 day's work of A, B and C = : :
8 10 12
the discovery and identification of the electron ;

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[LCM of 8, 10 and 12 = 120] = 15 : 12 : 10
Alexander Fleming : a Scottish physician, who
discovered the word's first antibiotic substance 1  1  1 
Penicillin in 1928; Narinder Kapany : an Indian-born =   120 :   120 :   120

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8 10 12
American Sikh physicist known for his work in fibre
Sum of the terms of ratio = 15 + 12 + 10 = 37
optics : Marie Curie : a polish and naturalized-French

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physicist who discovered polonium and radium.  12 
 B' s share = `   7400  = ` 2400
45. (b) A gambit (from ancient ltalian gambetto, meaning “to 37
trip") is a chess opening in which a player, more often

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5r
White, sacrifices material, usually a pawn, with the 53. (a) New radius of cylinder = units
hope of achieving a resulting advantageous position. 4

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Some well known examples are the King's Gambit' 2
 5r 
Queen's Gambit and Evans Gambit. Volume of new cylinder =    × h1
4
46. (c) Madhuri Dixit is a trained professional Kathak dancer.
Pandit Birju Maharaj, a Kathak dancer, who According to the question,
choreographed Dixit in the film Devdas for the song 25 2
"Kaahe Chhed", call her “the best Bollywood dance  r × h1= r2h
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due to her versatility." Kathak is one of the ten major
forms of Indian classical dance. 16
 h1 = h
25
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 16  n
 Percentage decrease in height = 1 –  × 100  252 = [2 × 21 + (n – 1)3]
25 2
 504 = n (42 + 3n – 3)  504 = n (3n + 39)
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= × 100 = 36% 504
25  504 = 3n (n + 13)  n (n + 13) = = 168
54. (b) C.P. of article = `. 100 3
 Its marked price = ` 120  n (n + 13) = 8 × 21 = 8 (x + 13)
After a discount of 5%,  n = 8 hours
60. (d) S.I. for two years = ` (448 – 400) = ` 48
 120  95 
Its S.P. = `.   = ` 114 S.I.×100 48  100
100   Rate = = = 6% Per annum
P×T 400  2
 Profit per cent = 14% In Case II,
A 2 B 4 Interest = ` (682 – 550) = ` 132
55. (a)  : 
B 5 C 3 132  100
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A A 2 4 A 8 550  6
     
B B 5 3 C 15 1 x x2
61. (a) Expression =   ( x)(1  x)
 A : C = 8 : 15 = 16 : 30 1  x4 1  x2

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C : D = 2 : 1 = 30 : 15
1  x  1  x2

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 A : C : D = 16 : 30 : 15 = 1  x 2 1  x 2  x 2  1  x 
56. (b) Required average of runs conceded
  

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5  45  4  15.75 1 x 1 1
= = 1  x 1  x  x 2  x (1  x ) =
5 4    x

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225  63 288 1
=  = 32 62. (a) It is given, x + = 17
9 9 x

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 100   1
57. (c) C.P. of 15 pens =   15 paise = 60 Paise 4 1 x  x3  3 
25  x  2  x 
Expression = x =

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Their S.P. = 100 paisa x2 – 3x 1  1
x x – 3 
 x
 100  60  200 2

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 Profit per cent =    100 = = 66 %
60  3 3 1 1
3
 
58. (c) In 80 litres of mixture,  x   – 3  x  

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x x
Quantity of milk added = x litres =
 1 
according to the question,  x  – 3 
x
8 x 20 1

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3
= = 17  – 3×17
80  x 100 5 =
 5x + 40 = 80 + x 17 – 3

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 5x – x = 80 – 40
4913  51 4862 2431
 4x = 40 = = =
14 14 7
40
 x = 10 litres 1+ x x 1
4 63. (c)  =
x 1 x 6
59. (c) It is an arithmetic series where
On squaring both sides,
a = 21; d = 3 ; S = 252; n = ?
2
n  1+ x x  1
S = [2a + (n – 1) d]   =
2  x 1  x  6
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1 x x 1 OC  AB
  2 =  AC = CD = 30 cm.
x 1 2 6
OC = 16 cm.
1 x x 1 13
  = 2 = In OAC
x 1 2 6 6
OA = AC2 + CO 2 = 302 +162
1  x  2  x 2 13
 =
x 1  x  6 = 900 + 256 = 1156 = 34 cm.
1  x2  2 x  x2 13
 = Q
x  x2 6 67. (b) R
 (2x2 + 2x + 1)6 = 13 (x + x2)
 12x2 + 12x + 6 = 13x + 13x2
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 x2 + x – 6 = 0 S
 x2 + 3x – 2x – 6 = 0

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 (x – 2) (x + 3) = 0
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 x = 2 and x  – 3
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 1  1 circle.
64. (a) 2  x 2  2   2  x   – 8 =0

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 x   x OP = OQ ; By symmetry

 2 1  2  34
 1 PS = SR = = 17 cm.

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 2  x     2  x   – 8= 0 2
 x   x
A

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2
 1  1
  x     x   – 2 =0 68. (b)
 x  x C

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 y2 –y – 2 = 0 where x – =y
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 y2 –2y + y – 2 = 0  y(y –2) + 1(y – 2) = 0
 (y – 2) (y + 1) = 0 y = 2 or –1 D
In ABD and  AEC

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 ADB =  BCA

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D  BAD =  AEC = 90º
By AA-similarly
65. (c)
ABD  AEC
B AD AC

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A
 =
BA AE
 BAC = 90°;  ADC = 90°
AD 6

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BD = 7 cm, CD = 28 cm
 =
 AD2 = BD × CD = 7 × 28 10 4
 AD = 7  28 = 7  7  4 = 14 cm. 6  10
 AD = = 15
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66. (b) 15
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2
69. (d) cosec6 A – cot6A – 3 cosec2 A. cot2 A (cosec2 A –
B cot2A)
A C
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= (cosec2A)3 – (cot2A)3 3cosec2A . cot2A (cosec2A 75. (d) Corresponding per cent for seats and glass = (8 + 6)%
– cot2A) = 14%
= (cosec2A – cot2A)3=1
14  85
[  cosec2A – cot2A = 1] Actual per cent = = 11.9%
100
1 New sectorial angle = 11.9 × 3.6 = 42.84
1
70. (a)  sec A  1 = cos A 76. (a) Here, the little knowledge of playing volleyball
 sec A  1 1
........ should be used as that .......... has been used.
 cos A  1 Which makes it definite.
77. (b) Have done with it = to do something unpleasant as
1– cos A 1  cos A  2 quickly as possible,so that it is finished.
= =
1  cos A 1  cos A 1 – cos A  Hence, so I thought to have done with it when the
should be used here.
1  cos A  2 1  cos A  2 78. (d) Meet with a failure = to be unsuccessful.
= =
1  cos 2 A sin 2 A
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1 – cos A 1 cos A 80. (a) Eloquent (Adjective) = fluent or persuasive in
= =  = cosecA – cotA
sin A sin A sin A speaking or writing; giving a clear, strong message.
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71. (b) tan2A = 2 = 1 = =
1  tan A 3 3 82. (d) Ensconce (Verb) = establish or settle in a comfortable,
1
4 4 safe place; hide.

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tan 2 A  tan B Unveil (Verb) = remove a covering; reveal; divulge.
 tan (2A + B)= 83. (c) Lugubrious (Adjective) = looking or sounding sad;
1  tan 2 A.tan B

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gloomy; unhappy.
 1 5 5 Optimistic (Adjective) = hopeful and confident;

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= 5 =  3

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= 4 1= 4 3 5
1  1 84. (a) End in a fiasco = to end with a failure.
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72. (c) Corresponding per cent for paint and frame irresponsible behaviour while young.
= (22 + 13)% = 35% 86. (d)
 100%  300 hours
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300 Hence, let you have (get) ........ should be used here.
 35%   35 = 105 hours
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73. (a) 6 %  192 hours
90. (d) Annual (Adjective) = occuring once every year.
192 91. (c) Traceable (Adjective) = able to be found or
 8% =  8 = 256 hours
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74. (d) Percentage difference for time taken for frame and 92. (c) 93. (a)
glas = (22 – 8)% = 14%
94. (c) Conducting = being conducted.
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 51%  127.5 hours 95. (b) said to me = asked me where is the telephone
exchange ? = Where the telephone exchange was.
127.5
 14%   14 = 35 hours 96. (b) 97. (a) 98. (d) 99. (a)
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100. (d) Economically = in a way that relates to economics
or finance.
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CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-7 Date : 11-08-2017
8. In the following question, which one set of letters when
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING)
sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series
1. In the following question, select the related word from the
shall complete it ?
given alternatives :
efg - - eff - ghhe - eff - gggh - h
Ampere : Electric Current :: Fathom : ?
(a) eghhfe (b) ghhhh
(a) Depth of Water (b) Frequency
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(c) Sound level (d) Work or Energy
9. In the following question, select the missing number
2. In the following question, select the related number from
from the given series :

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the given alternatives :
5, 13, 40, 104, ?
AKP : 1121256 : : LNO : ?

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(a) 229 (b) 239
(a) 196125144 (b) 144196225 (c) 259 (d) 269
(c) 144225196 (d) 41521196

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10. The ratio of the present ages of Aman and Ankit is
3. In the following question, select the related number pair 2 : 1 and the sum of their present ages is 72 years.
from the given alternatives :

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What will be the Aman's age (in years) after 6 years ?
534 : 2 : : ? : ? (a) 30 (b) 48
(a) 102 : 9 (b) 553 : 6 (c) 52 (d) 54

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(c) 884 : 2 (d) 999 : 2 11. There are five girls–R, S, T, P and Q sitting in a row
4. In the following question, select the odd word from the facing north. T is sitting exatly in the middle of the row. Q

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given alternatives : is sitting to the immediate right and immediate left of P
(a) Baseball (b) Football and T respectively. S is not sitting at the extreme end. Who
(c) Hockey (d) Snooker is sitting third to the left of R ?

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5. In the following question, select the odd letters from the (a) P (b) Q
given alternatives : (c) S (d) T

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(a) BOH (b) ERK 12. In the following question, from the given alternative
(c) HUO (d) KXQ words, select the word which cannot be formed using the
6. In the following question, select the odd number from the letters of the given word.

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given alternatives : ERADICATE
(a) 145 (b) 463
(a) AREA (b) CARE

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(c) 581 (d) 651
(c) DICE (d) TASTE
7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they
13. In a certain coded language, ''hit ka tom'' is written as
occur in the dictionary :
''tie the shoes'', ''ka lo fod'' is written as "shoes of
1. Clocklipe 2. Cloddier
leather'' and ''lo tin lot'' is written as ''leather and
3. Clodpates 4. Clodpolls
raxin''. How is 'of' written in this code language ?
5. Clockwise
(a) fod (b) ka
(a) 15234 (b) 23154
(c) 24315 (d) 51234 (c) lo or fod (d) tin
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14. If ''–'' means "added to", ''+'' means "divided by", ''÷'' 19. From the given options, which figure can be formed by
means "multiplied by", ''×'' means "subtracted from", folding the figure given in the question ?
then : Question Figure :
13 + 12 × 9 ÷ 3 – 6 = ?
1 6
117 117
(a) (b) 2
11 11
237 239 3 5
(c) (d)
12 12 4
15. If 6 @ 4 @ 7 = 101 and 2 @ 5 @ 11 = 150, then what
is the value of A in A @ 8 @ 9 = 289 ? Answer Figures :
(a) 5 (b) 8
1 1
(c) 12 (d) 17 3 5
16. In the following question, select the number which can (a) 2 (b) 3
be placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the given

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alternatives : 6 1
(c) 5 (d) 2
20 72 90 110 56 ? 3 5

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2 3 6 3 7 4 1 7 6

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20. Identify the diagram that best represents the relationship
(a) 112 (b) 144 among the given classes.

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(c) 156 (d) 156 Animal, Leopard, Lion
17. How many triangles are there in the given figure ?

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(a) (b)

(a) 13

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(c) (d)

21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the


question figure ?

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(c) 15 (d) 16
Question Figure :
18. In the following question below are given some

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statements followed by some conclusions. Taking the
given statements to be true even if they seem to be at
variance from commonly known facts; read all the
conclusions and then decide which of the given

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Conclusion legically follows from the given statements.
Statements :
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(I) Some banks are private.
Answer Figures :
(II) All private are industry.
Conclusion :
(I) Some banks are industry. (a) (b)
(II) All banks are industry.
(a) Only Conclusion I follows.
(b) Only Conclusion II follows.
(c) (d)
(c) Neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II follows.
(d) Both Conclusions follow.
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22. From the given answer figures, select the one in which Answer Figures :
the question figure is hidden/embedded.
Question Figure :
(a) (b)

(c) (d)
Answer Figures :
25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as
given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers
(a) (b) given in the alternatives are represented by two classes
of alphabet as shown in the given two matrices. The
columns and rows of Matrix-I are numbered from 0 to 4

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and that of Matrix-II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter
(c) (d) from these matrices can be represented first by its row
and next by its column, for example. 'F' can be

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represented by 03, 34 etc., and 'A' can be represented
23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below

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by 31, 43 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for
in the question figures. From the given answer figures,
the word 'RATES'.
indicate how it will appear when opened ?

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Question Figures : Matrix-I

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0 1 2 3 4
0 A G R F E

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1 F E A G R
Answer Figures :
2 G R F E A

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3 E A G R F
(a) (b) 4 R F E A G

(c)

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Matrix-II

6 7 8 9

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5 T P U S O
24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the
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answer figure is the right image of the given figure ?

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Question Figure : 7 P U S O T
A 8 O T P U S

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(a) 33, 00, 98, 30, 88 (b) 14, 43, 55, 11, 68
(c) 21, 24, 86, 42, 56 (d) 02, 12, 67, 04, 96
B
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36. Which phenomena shows the particle nature of light ?


(GENERAL AWARENESS)
(a) Diffraction (b) Interference
26. Who is the author of the book 'Akhada' : The Authorized (c) Photoelectric effect (d) Polarisation
Biography of Mahavir Singh Phogat ? 37. Which among the following determines the pitch of a
(a) Rabi Thapa (b) Saurabh Duggal
sound ?
(c) Salman Rushdie (d) Tana French
(a) Amplitude (b) Frequency
27. Who among the following has been awarded the 'Rajiv (c) Loudness (d) Wavelength
Gandhi Khel Ratna Award' for the year 2016 ?
38. What is the role of Pneumatophores ?
(a) Jitu Rai (b) Sania Mirza
(a) Protect plant from animals
(c) Rohit Sharma (d) Babita Kumari
(b) Get oxygen for respiration
28. Prime Minister of which country attended the recently
(c) Supports plant in standing upright
organised river festival 'Namami Brahmaputra' in
(d) Helps plant for pollination
India ?
(a) Bhutan (b) China 39. Which among the following is also called as 'power
house of the cell' ?

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(c) Nepal (d) Bangladesh
29. Which of the following pair is CORRECT ? (a) Plastids (b) Mitochondri
I. Summer Olympics 2020 – Tokyo (c) Golgi bodies (d) Cell wall

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II. Summer Olympics 2016 – Rio de Janeiro 40. Which among the following does not have a cell wall ?

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III. Summer Olympics 2012 – London (a) Euglena (b) Paramecium
(a) Only I and II (b) Only I and III (c) Gonyaulax (d) Mycoplasma

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(c) Only II and III (d) All are correct 41. What is the full form of ITCZ ?
30. Who pioneered diagnostics ultrasound ? (a) Inter tropical converter zone

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(a) Alexander Fleming (b) Ian Donald (b) Inter tropical convergence zone
(c) A. Laveran (d) Robet Koch (c) Inter tropical centre zone

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31. When was 'Pregnancy Aid Scheme' launched to help (d) None of these
pregnant women financially with ` 6000 ? 42. Alps mountain range is located in which continent ?
(a) 1 December, 2016 (b) 19 December, 2016

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(a) Europe (b) North America
(c) 31 December, 2016 (d) 1 January, 2017 (c) South America (d) Africa
32. Which disease is caused by Nickel ?
43. In which battle was Siraj ud-Daulah defeated by Lord

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(a) Itai Itai (b) Dermatitis
Clive ?
(c) Learning disability (d) Asthma

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(a) Battle of Plassey (b) Battle of Buxer
33. What is the common characteristic of the elements of (c) Battle of Panipat (d) Battle of Haldighati
the same group in the periodic table ?
44. Match the following :
(a) Electrons in outer most shell

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Column-I Column-II
(b) Total number of electrons
(c) Total number of protons 1. Brihadeswara Temple a. Odisha

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(d) Atomic weight 2. Dilware Temple b. Tamil Nadu
34. What is the common name of CaOCl2 ? 3. Lingraja c. Karnataka
(a) Baking Powder (b) Baking Soda Temple
(c) Bleaching Powder (d) Washing Soda 4. Hampi Group d. Rajasthan
35. Who is called as 'Father of Modern Computer' ? Monuments
(a) Alexander Fleming (b) Bill Gates (a) 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b (b) 1a-, 2-c, 3-d, 4-b
(c) Michael Faraday (d) Charles Babbage (c) 1-b, 2-d, 3-a, 4-c (d) 1-b, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c
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45. Which of the following Amendments is also known as 54. In an election between two candidates, the winning
the 'Mini Constitution' of India ? candidate has got 70% of the votes polled and has won
(a) 7th Amendment (b) 42and Amendment by 15400 votes. What is the number of votes polled for
(c) 44th Amendment (d) 74th Amendment loosing candidate ?
46. Which of the following is justiciable in nature ? (a) 38500 (b) 11550
(a) Fundamental Duties (c) 26950 (d) 13550
(b) Directive Principles of State Policy 55. A man gains 15% by selling a calculator for a certain
(c) Fundamental Rights price. If he sells it at the triple the price, then what will
(d) None of these be the profit percentage ?
47. Which among the following is not a direct tax ? (a) 125 (b) 175
(a) Income tax (b) Wealth tax
(c) 225 (d) 245
(c) Corporate tax (d) None of these
56. A group of boys has an average weight of 36 kg. One boy
48. Couiter service comes under which sector ?
weighing 42 kg leaves the group and another boy
(a) Primary (b) Secondary

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weighing 30 kg joins the group. If the average now
(c) Tertiary (d) Both Secondary and Tertiary becomes 35.7 kg, then how many boys are there in the
49. With which Australian University Indian Railways has group ?

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signed an agreement for Dedicated Freight Corridor ? (a) 30 (b) 32

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(a) Monash University (c) 40 (d) 56
(b) Victoria University 57. Three boxes of capacity 24 kg, 36 kg and 84 kg are

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(c) University of Canberra completely filled with three varieties of wheat A, B and
(d) University of Sydney C respectively. All the three boxes were emptied and the

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50. With which neighbouring country of India, Kaladan three types of wheat were thoroughly mixed and the
mixture was put back in the three boxes. How many kg.
multi-model transport project has been undertaken ?
of type A wheat would be there in the third box (in kg) ?

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(a) China (b) Nepal
(a) 10 (b) 12
(c) Bhutan (d) Myanmar
(c) 14 (d) 16

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(QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE) 58. A shopkeeper allows 25% discount on the marked price
51. For what value of k, the expression x6–18x3+ k will be a of an article and he suffered a loss of 15%. What will
be the profit percent if the article is sold at marked
perfect square ?

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price ?
(a) –9 (b) –81
(a) 11.76 (b) 12.12

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(c) +9 (d) +81
(c) 13.33 (d) 14.28
52. Simple Interest received by a person in 10 years on a
59. In the given figure, the length of arc BC of the given
principal of Rs. 9500 is 130% of the principal. What is
circle is 44 cm. If O is the centre of circel, then what

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the rate of interest (in %) per annum ? is the radius (in cm) of the circle ?
(a) 12 (b) 13
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(c) 15 (d) 19
53. A boat goes 4 km upstream and 4 km downstream in 1
hour. The same boat goes 5 km downstream and 3 km O C
upstream in 55 minutes. What is the speed (in km/hr)
of boat in still water ? B
(a) 6.5 (b) 7.75
(a) 7 (b) 14
(c) 9 (d) 10.5
(c) 28 (d) 35
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60. A can do a piece of work in 6 days working 8 hours a (a) 1 : 1 (b) 2:1
day while B can do the same work in 4 days working 10
hours a day. If the work has to be completed in 5 days, (c) 3 : 1 (d) 2 :1
so how many hours do they need to work together in a 67. The tangents drawn at points A and B of a circle with
day ? centre O, meet at P. If AOB = 120º and AP = 6 cm,
4 then what is the area of triangle APB (in cm.2) ?
(a) 4 (b) 5
11
(a) 6 3 (b) 8 3
4 4
(c) 6 (d) 4
(c) 9 (d)
11 11 9 3
61. If the square of sum of three positive consecutive natural 68. P is a point outside the circle at a distance of 6.5 cm
numbers exceeds the sum of their squares by 292, then from centre O of the circle. PR be a secant such that it
what is the largest of the three numbers ?
intersects the circle at Q and R. If PQ = 4.5 cm and QR
(a) 5 (b) 6 = 3.5 cm, then what is the radius (in cm) of the circle ?
(c) 7 (d) 8
(a) 1.5 (b) 2

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5 x 5 x (c) 2.5 (d) 3
a62. If 5 x  5 x
= 3, then what is the value of x ?
   

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1 1
5 25 69. What is the value of    ?
(a) (b)   1  tan      1  tan   

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2 3
(c) 4 (d) 3 (a) tan  (b) cot 2

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63. If (x + y + z) = 12, xy + yz + zx = 44 and xyz = 48, (c) tan  (d) cot 
then what is the value of x3 + y3 + z3 ? 70. If tan + cot = x, then what is the value of tan 

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(a) 104 (b) 144 cot4  ?
(c) 196 (d) 288
(a) (x3 – 3)2 + 2 (b) (x4 – 2x) + 4

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4 ab (c) x (x – 4) + 2 (d) x2 (x2 – 4) + 2
64. If x = then what is the value of
a b
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cosec ?
x2 a x2 b
 (when a  b) ?
x2 a x2 b (a) 0 (b) 1

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(a) 0 (b) 2 (c) 2 (d) 4

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 a b  Directions (Q. 72-75) : The table given below represents
(c) 4 (d) the amount of education loan (in Rs. crores) disbursed by 5
 a b
banks of a country over 5 years.

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65. In a triangle PQR, Q = 90º. If PQ = 12 cm and QR
Amount of education loan disbursed (In Rs. crores )
= 5 cm, then what is the radius (in cm.) of the

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circumcircle of the triangle ? Year Bank 1 Bank 2 Bank 3 Bank 4 Bank 5
(a) 5 (b) 6 2010 265 65 138 109 80
(c) 6.5 (d) 6 2 2011 295 118 165 123 103
66. If a chord of a circle subtends an angle of 30º at the 2012 317 85 195 125 140
circumference of the circle, then what is the ratio of the 2013 323 103 178 142 143
radius of the circle and the length of the chord 2014 352 122 211 157 158
respectively ?
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72. What is the percentage increase in education loan 80. Surreptitious :
disbursed by Bank 2 from 2010 to 2014 ? (a) Hesitation (b) Secret
(a) 85.42 (b) 87.69
(c) Impious (d) Artless
(c) 89.21 (d) 83.18
81. Inanition :
73. Which banks show a continuous trend of increase /
decrease in loan amount disbursed over 5 years ? (a) Lethargy (b) Offensive
(a) Bank 1 and Bank 4 (c) Vaccilating (d) Grasping
(b) Bank 1, Bank 4 and Bank 3 Directions (Q. 82-83) : In the following questions, out of
(c) Bank 1, Bank 4 and Bank 5 the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to
(d) Bank 4 and Bank 5 the word given.
74. What can be said about the two following ratios ? 82. Imbroglio :
I Loan amount disbursed by Bank 1 in 2011/Loan amount (a) Misery (b) Censure
disbursed by Bank 2 in 2014 (c) Composure (d) Dilemma
II Loan amount disbursed by Bank 3 in 2014/ Loan amount 83. Bequest :

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disbursed by Bank 4 in 2011
(a) Accord (b) Damage
(a) I > II (b) I < II
(c) I = II (d) No relation (c) Complex (d) Withdraw

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percentage increase in loan amount disbursed by the the four alternatives, select the alternative which best
given banks from 2010 to 2014 ? expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
(a) Bank 3 > Bank 5 > Bank 2 > Bank 1 > Bank 4

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84. Adam's alc :
(b) Bank 2 > Bank 3 > Bank 5 > Bank 1 > Bank 4
(a) Gift (b) Food

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(c) Bank 5 > Bank 2 > Bank 3 > Bank 4 > Bank 1
(c) Water (d) Belongings
(d) Bank 2 > Bank 5 > Bank 4 > Bank 3 > Bank 1
85. At one's wits end :
(ENGLISH LANGUAGE)

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(a) A man of ability (b) At the last moment
Directions (Q. 76–77) : In the following questions, some
(c) To get puzzled (d) Undecided controversy
part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the

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sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a Directions (Q. 86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of each
sentence is free from error, select 'No error'. sentence.
86. I had not completed my project so I thought I was (done

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76. Ritika decided to get up early (a)/to wear a nice dress (b)/
and visit her aunt. (c)/No Error (d) with) when the manager asked me to hand it in :

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77. The student aksed me if (a)/I knew that Kalidas was the (a) done for (b) done in
greater (b)/ than any other poet. (c) / No Error (d) (c) done on (d) No improvement
Directions (Q. 78–79) : In the following questions, the
87. Rohan was upset and so (plcked up) his food while his
sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate

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consins ate hearthly :
word. Select the correct alternative out of the four.
78. If is mainly due to Peter's lethargy that the plan fell : (a) Picked out (b) Picked on

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(a) off (b) through (c) Picked at (d) No improvement
(c) in (d) out Directions (Q. 88-89) : In the following questions, out of
79. Mother shall return _____an hour. the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
(a) in (b) after substitute of the phrase.
(c) during (d) within 88. To give up a throne voluntarily :
Directions (Q. 80–81) : In the following questions, out of (a) Archer (b) Bigot
the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to
(c) Abdicate (d) Delegate
the word given.
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89. Words written on the tomb of a person : Passive / Active voice.


(a) Epigram (b) Epitome I will write an essay.
(c) Epicure (d) Epitaph
(a) An essay will have been written by me.
Directions (Q. 90-91) : In the following questions, four
(b) An essay will be written by me.
words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt.
Find the incorrectly spelt word. (c) An essay has been written by me.

90. (a) Accurate (b) Business (d) An essay had been written by me.

(c) Sedentery (d) Jewellery 95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in

91. (a) Chauffer (b) Committee Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one which best expresses the same
(c) Verterinary (d) Respentance
sentence in Indirect / Direct speech.
Directions (Q. 92-93) : The questions below consist of a
set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select Neha said, "Need I write a letter ?"

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the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent (a) Neha asked if she have to write a letter.
paragraph. (b) Neha asked if she had been writting a letter.

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92. P They never desert us even when all fair weather friends (c) Neha asked of writting a letter.

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have deserted us.
(d) Neha asked if she had to write a letter.
Q. Books are never failing friends.

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Directions (Q. 96-100) : In the following passage some
R. They dispel the dark clouds of gloom from our minds
of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully
and increase our happiness if we are already happy.

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and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the
S. Through the ages, the scriptures and other great books
four alternatives.
have provided, immeasurable solace to the wounded

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and strife torn humanity. The quest for a (96) life engrosses every human being on
this earth. Every man tends to define a happy life in a (97)
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individualistic fashion. (98) have attempted to define a happy
(c) RSPQ (d) QPRS
life in various terms. He donists have a (99) notion that
93. P. When the robber was near her bed, she stood up

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happiness lies in the (100) of physicgal appetites.
suddenly, 'brandishing the knife'.
96. (a) simple (b) sad

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Q. One night the robber did enter her room but Lakshmi
did not make any sound. (c) happy (d) real

R. She just kept a tight hold of the knife and pretended to 97. (a) Distinctly (b) Identically

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be sound a sleep. (c) Similar (d) Serious
S. The robber was taken aback and with a loud cry, he ran 98. (a) Professors (b) Thinkers

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out.
(c) Resarchers (d) Scientists
(a) SQRP (b) PRQS
99. (a) Complex (b) Distinct
(c) QRPS (d) PSQR
(c) Varied (d) Simple
94. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
100.(a) gratication (b) simplification
Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested,
select the one which best expresses the same sentence in (c) purification (d) identification
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Answers with Solutions


1. (a) As, the unit of measurement of strength of electric
5 13 40 104 229
current is Ampere. Similarly, depth of water is measured in
fathom.
2. (b) As, +8 +27 +64 +125
A K P
   (2) 3 (3) 3 (4) 3 (5) 3

1 11 16 So, the missing term of the given series is 229.


   10. (d) Let the present age of Aman and Ankit be 2x and x
(1) 2 (11) 2 (16)2 years respectively.
   According to question,
1 121 256 2x + x = 72
Similarly]
 3x = 72

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72
    x=
= 24
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   Present age of Aman= 2x = 2 × 24 = 48 years

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(12) 2 (14) 2 (15)2 After 6 years age of Aman = (48 + 6) = 54 years
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144 196 225 11. (b)
53 8 P Q T S R

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3. (d) As, 534 : 2    
4 4
9  9 18
Similarly, 999 : 2  =2 Q sits thired to the left of R.

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9 9
4. (d) Snooker is an indoor game while all others are outdoor 12. (d) There is no ‘S’ letter in the given word. Therefore,
games. the word TASTE cannot be formed.

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 13 7 13. (a)
5. (c) B   O  H
 13 7 hit ka tom ties the shoes ....... (i)

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E 
 R  K
K 
 13
 X  Q
7 ka lo fod shoes of leather ...... (ii)

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But] lo tin lot leather and raxin (iii)
 13 6
from equation (ii)
H   U  O of  fod
6. (b) The number 463 is a Prime Number.

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14. (d) 13 + 12 × 9 ÷ 3 – 6 = ?
7. (a) Arrangement of words as per order in the
After changing sign
dictionary :

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 ? = 13 ÷ 12 – 9 × 3 + 6
1. Clocklipe,Clockwise, 2. Cloddier,3. Clodpates, 4.
Clodpolls 13
 ?= – 27 + 6
12
8. (c) e f g h / e e f f g g h
13  324  72
h/e e e f f f g g g h h h  ?=
12
9. (a) The given series is :
85  324 239
 ?= 
12 12
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15. (c) As, 6 @ 4 @ 7 = 101 18. (a) According to statements,


 (6)2 + (4)2 + (7)2 = 101
Industry
 36 + 16 + 49 = 101
Private Banks
And
2 @ 5 @ 11 = 150
 (2)2 + (5)2 + (11)2 = 150
 4 + 25 + 121 = 150 So, only conclusion I follows.
Similarly, 19. (a)
A @ 8 @ 9 = 289
1 6
 (a)2 + (8)2 + (9)2 = 289 opposite
2 faces
 (a)2 + 64 + 81 = 289
opposite opposite
 (a)2 = 289 – 145 = 144 faces faces 3

 A = 144 = 12 4 5

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16. (c) In First Figure
(2 + 3) × (2 + 3 – 1)

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So, Answer figure (a) is formed.
 5 × 4 = 20

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20. (c) Leopard is different from Lion. But both are Animals.
(3 + 6) × (3 + 6 –1)
 9 × 8 = 72 Animals

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In Second Figure
(3 + 7) × (3 + 7 – 1) Lion

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 10 × 9 = 90
(7 + 4) × (7 + 4 – 1)

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 11 × 10 = 110 21. (c) Answer figure (c) will complete the pattern of the
In Third Figure question figure.

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(1 + 7) × (1+ 7 –1) 22. (c) 23. (a)
 8 × 7 = 56 24. (c) The correct mirror image of the question figure is (c).
(7 + 6) × (7 + 6 –1)

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25. (d) R  02 ,14, 21, 33, 40
 13 × 12 = 156
A  00, 12 , 24 , 31, 43

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17. (c)
A T  55, 67 , 79, 86, 98

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E  04 ,11, 23, 30, 42
B
G S  58, 65, 77, 89, 96

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C So, RATES  02, 12, 67, 04, 96
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26. (b) The book, titled Akhada : The Authorized Bio-
The triangles are given below :
graphy of Mahavir Sing Phogat' has been authored
AFE; EG; AED; AGB; ADB; DC;
by Saurabh Duggal. It tells the story of how Phogat
AFD; AFC; GED; GBD; BDC; BEC; fought against all odds to see his daughters Geeta
AEB; AEC; DBE Phogat and Babita Kumari win wreastling medals for
Thus, there are 15 triangles in the given figure. India.
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27. (a) The government, in August 2016, announced Rajiv valence electrons. They are the electrons involved in
Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2016 to Olympic medalist chemical bonds with other elements.
P.V. Sindhu and Sakshi Malik; ace gymnast Dipa 34. (c) Calcium hypochlorite, an inorganic compound with
Karmakar, who lost a medal by a whisker, and formula Ca(CIO)2, is commonly known as bleaching
shooter Jitu Rai.
powder. It is not highly soluble in water and is more
28. (a) 'The Namami Brahmaputra River Festival', of India in preferably used in soft to medium-hard water. It is
the North East was inaugurated by President Pranab
also used to Sanitize public swimming pools and
Mukherjee in Guwahati on 31 March, 2017. The
disinfect drinking water.
inauguration took place in the presence of Bhutan's
Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Chief Minister 35. (d) Alan Turing is considered by many to be the father
of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal. of modern computer science as the world knows it.
29. (d) Summer Olympics 2020 : to be held from 24 July to He formed the concept of the algorithms and
9 August, 2020 in Tokyo; Summer Olympics 2016 : computations with one of his inventions, the Turing
held in Rio de Janetro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August, machine. Some regard Charles Babbage, an English
2016; Summer Olympics 2012 : took place in London mathematician, as the father of modern computer for

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and to a lesser extent across the United Kingdom inventing (i) Difference engine and (ii) Analytical
from 25 July to 12 August, 2012. Engine.

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30. (b) Scottish physician Ian Donaldpioneered the use of 36. (c) The phenomena such as interference, diffraction, and

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diagnostic ultrasound in medicine. His article polarization can only be explained when light is
investigation of Abdominal Masses by Pulsed treated as a wave whereas photoelectric effect, line

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Ultrasound, published 7 June, 1958 in the medical spectra, and the production and scattering of x rays
journal The Lancet, was one of the defining demonstrate the particle nature of light. The

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publications in the field. Ultrasound has become an photoelectric effect supports a particle theory of light
important aid to diagnosing fetal progress during in that it behaves like as elastic collision (one that
pregnancy.

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conserves mechanical energy) between two particles,
31. (c) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 31 December 2016, the photon of light and the electron of the metal.
announced new schemes for poor, senior citizens 37. (b) The pitch of a sound is determined by the frequency

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and women including the Rs. 6000 pregnancy aid of vibration of the sound waves. So higher the
scheme. The scheme aims to bring down the maternal frequency the higher is the pitch. Frequency is often

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mortality rate. Under the scheme, a financial Aid of measured in units called Hertz (Hz). If a sound source
` 6000 would be provided to pregnant women who vibrates at 100 vibrations per second, it has a

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undergo institutional delivery for hospital admission. frequency of 100 Hertz.
32. (b) Nickel allergy is one of the most common causes of 38. (b) Pneumatophores are spongy erect roots extending
contact allergic dermatitls, In at fected individuals, above the surface of the water that facilitate the

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dermatitis (also called eezemal) develops in places exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide for the roots.
where nickel-containing metal is louching the skin. They are specialized root structures that grow out

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The most common sites for nickel dermatitis are the from the water surface where inadequate oxygen
earlobes (from carrings), the wrists (from a watch required for normal respiration of the roots is present.
strap) and the lower abdomen (from a jeans stud).
39. (b) The mitochondria is called the powerhouse of the
33. (a) Elements in the same group in the periodic table cell because it is responsible for producing most of
have similar chemical properties. This is because the cell's energy, or adenosine tri-phosphate (ATP).
their atoms have the same number of electrons in the
40. (d) Mycoplasma is a genus of bacteria that lacks a cell
outer orbital. Those outer electrons are also called
wall around their cell membrane. Without a cell wall,
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they are unaffected by many common antibiotics 47. (d) Direct Taxes, as the name suggests, are taxes that are
such as penicillin or other beta-lactam antibiotics that directly paid to the government by the taxpayer, it is
target cell wall synthesis. a tax applied on individuals and organizations
directly by the government e.g. income tax,
41. (b) ITCZ stands for Inter Tropical Convergence Zone. It
corporation tax, wealth tax, etc. It is also defined as
is a belt of low pressure which circles the Earth
the tax where the liability as well as the burden to
generally near the equator where the trade winds of
pay it resides on the same individual.
the Northern and Southern Hemispheres come
48. (c) Courier service comes under tertiary sector or
together. It is characterized by convective activity
service sector, the third of the three economic
which generates often vigorous thunderstroms over sectors of the three-sector theory. The service sector
large areas. consists of the production of services instead of end
42. (a) The Alps are the highest and most extensive products.
mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe. 49. (a) Monash University Institute of Railway Technology
It stretches approximately 1,200 kilometres across (IRT), a Railway reasearch centre in Australia, in
eight Alpine countries: France, Switzerland, Italy, March 2017, entered into an agreement with
Monaco, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, and Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India

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Slovenia. (DFCCIL), under the administrative control of
43. (a) The Battle of Plassey was fought between Nawab Ministry of Railways for the establishment of a new

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applied research and development institute in India
Sirajud-Dualah, the last indepedent Nawab of Bengal,
known as SRESTHA (Special Railway Establishment

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and the British East India Company under Robert
for Stragteic Technology & Holistic Advancement).
Clive on 23 June, 1757. It resulted in a decisive
50. (d) The Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project

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victory of the British East India Company over the
is a project that will conncet the castern Indian
Nawab and his French allies and th establishment of
seaport of Kolkata with Sittwe seaport in Rakhine
the Company rule in Bengal.

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State, Myanmar by sea. In Myanmar, it will then link
44. (c) Brihadeshwara Temple : a temple of Lord Shiva in Sittwe seaport to Paletwa, Chin State via the Kaladan
Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu; river boat route, and then from palelwa by road to

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Dilwara Temple : Jain temples located near Mount Mizoram in Northeast India.
Abu, Rajasthan; 51. (d) x6 –18x3 + k = (x3)2 – 2× x3 × 9 + k

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Lingaraja Temple : a temple of Harihara, a form of ( (a – b)2 = a2 – 2ab + b2)
Shiva and Vishnu, in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha;  k = 92 = 81
Hampi Group of Monuments : ruined temple complexes

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of the Vijay anagara Empire in Hampi, Ballari district  9500  130 
52. (b) Interest = `   = ` 12350
 100 
of Karnataka.

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45. (b) The Forty-second Amendment of 1976, is sometimes S. I.×100
 Rate = Principal × Time
called a 'mini-Constitution' or the "Constitution of
Indira". It brought about the most wide-spread 12350  100

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= = 13% per annum
changes to the Constitution in its history. Almost all 9500  10
parts of the Constitution, including the Preamble and 53. (c) Rate downstream of boat = x kmph.

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amending clause, were changed by the 42nd Rate upstream = y kmph.
Amendement, and some new articles and sections
According to the question,
were inserted.
4 4
46. (c) Fundamental rights are justiciable in nature which  =1 ...(i)
x y
means that the aggrieved party can approach court
5 3 55 11
if his fundamental rights are violated. Article 32 and  = = ...(ii)
x y 60 12
confers the power on the Supreme Court to protect
and defend the Fundamental Rights of the people. From equation (i) and (ii) x = 12 kg/hr. and y = 6 km/hr
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1 1  BOC = 90º
 Speed of boat in still water =  x  y   12  6
2 2 90º
= 9 kmph.  BC = × 2r
360º
54. (b) Total votes polled = ` x
r 22
Vote percentage of the loser = 30%  = 44  × r = 44 × 2
2 2
According to the question,
44  2  7
40% of x = 15400  r= = 28 cm.
22
15400
 30% of x =  30 = ` 11550 60. (d) A will finish the work in 48 days working for an hour
40
daily.
55. (d) Let C.P. of calculator = ` 100
B will do the work in 40 days working for an hour daily
First S. P. of calculator = ` 115
Second S. P. of calculator = ` 345 1 1 5  6 11
 (A + B)'s 1 day's work =   
 Profit = ` (345 – 100) = ` 245 48 40 240 240
 Profit per cont = 245  Time taken by both while working for 1 hour daily =

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56. (c) Number of boys in the group = x 240
days
According to the question, 11
36x= 35.7x + (42 – 30)  Number of working hours daily to finish the work in 5

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 0.36x – 35.7x = 12  0.3x = 12 days

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12 120 240 48 4
 x =   40 = 11  5  11 = 4 hours
0.3 3 11

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57. (c) A : B : C = 24 : 36 : 84 = 2 : 3: 7 61. (d) Let the three consecutive natural numbers = x, x + 1
Sum of the terms of ratio = 2 + 3 + 7 = 12 and x + 2.

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 Quantity of wheat of type A in third box According to the question,
 2  (x + x + 1 + x + 2)2 – (x2) – (x + 1)2 – (x + 2)2 = 292
=   84  kg. = 14 kg.

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 12   (3x + 3)2 – x2 – x2 – 2x – 1 – x2 – 4x – 4 = 292
58. (c) Let C. P. of article = ` 100  9x2 + 18x + 9 – 3x2 – 6x – 5 = 292

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Market price of article  6x2 + 12x + 4 = 292
75  6x2 + 12x – 288 = 0
x× = 85
100  x2 + 2x – 48 = 0

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85000 340  2
x + 8x – 6x – 48 = 0
 x= =`
75 3  (x – 6) (x + 8) = 0

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When no discount is given,  x = 6 because x  – 8
 340  40  Largest number = (x + 2) = 6 + 2 = 8
Profit = `  –100  = `  340–300  = `

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 3   3  3 5 x  5 – x 3
 Cost price of article = ` 100 a62. (d) =
5 x – 5– x 1
40 1

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 Profit per cent = = 13 % = 13.33% 5 x  5– x  5 x – 5– x 3 1
3 3 = 3 –1
5 x  5– x – 5 x  5– x
59. (c) A
2 5 x 4
 = =2
2 5– x 2
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Squaring both side,
2
 5 x 
B   5 – x  =4
 
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5 x PQR is a rigth angled triangle.


 =4 Hypotenuse (PR)
5– x
 5 + x = 20 – 4x PQ 2  QR 2 =
= 12 2  5 2
 5x = 20 – 5 = 15
= 144  25 = 169 = 13 cm.
15 PR 13
 x = =3  Circum- radius = = = 6.5 cm.
5 2 2
63. (d) x3 + y3 + z3 – 3xyz = (x + y + z) (x2 + y2 + z2 – xy
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– yz – zx) 66. (a)
= (x + y +z) ((x + y + z)2 – 3xy – 3yz – 3zx) 30°
 x3 + y3 + z3 – 3 × 48 = 12 ((12)2 – 3 × 44)
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 x3 + y3 + z3 – 144
 12 (144 – 132)
A B
 x3 + y3 + z3 – 144 = 12 × 12 = 144

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 x3 + y3 + z3 = 144 + 144 = 288 ABC = 30º
 Angle at the centre

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4 ab 2 a 2 b
64. (b) x = = AOB = 60º
a b a b

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OA = OB = radius
x 2 b  OAB = OBA = 60º
 =

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2 a a b OAB is an equilateral triangle.
 OA : AB = 1 : 1
x2 a 2 b a b

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= A
x–2 a 2 b– b– b 67. (d)
a 3 b

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= ...(i)
b– a
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x 2 b
=
2 b a b B

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x2 b 2 a  a  b AOB = 120º
 = AOP = 60º
x–2 b a– b

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OAP = 90º
3 a b
= ...(ii) APO = 30º
a– b
From OAP,

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x2 a x2 b a 3 b 3 a b OA
  = – tan30º =
x–2 a x–2 b b– a b– a AP

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1
=
a 3 b –3 a – b
=
2 b– a=2
 
3
=
OA
6
b– a b– a
6
65. (c) P  OA = = cm.
3 2 3
1
 Area of OAP = × OA × AP
2
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1 cot2 = (x2 – 2)2
= × 2 3 × 6 = 6 3 sq. cm.
2 tan4 + cot4 + 2 = x4 – 4x2 + 4
1
Area of OAB = × OA2 × sin 120º  tan4 + cot4 = x4 – 4x2 + 2 = x2 (x2 – 4) + 2
2
1 3 71. (d) tan2+ cot2 = 2
= ×2 3 ×2 3 × = 3 3 sq. cm.
2 2 = (tan + cot)2 – 2 = 2 (tan + cot)2 = 4
 Area of APB = (2 × 6 3 – 3 3 ) sq. cm.
sin  cos 
= 9 3 sq. cm.  tan + cot = 2  cos   sin  
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68. (c) sin 2   cos 2  1
  sin . cos  
sin . cos 
P
O  sescosec = 2
Q

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 2sec cosec = 22 = 4
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72. (b) Required percentage increase

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PQ = 4.5 cm.  122  65  5700
PR = (4.5 + 3.5) cm. = 8 cm. =  × 100 = = 87.69%

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 65  65
 PS2 = PQ × PR = 4.5 × 8 = 36 73. (c) Required answer = Bank 1, Bank 4 and Bank 5

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 PS = 36 = 6 cm. 295
74. (a) I 
From POS] 122

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OSP = 90º 211
II 
123
 OS = OP 2  PS 2 = (6.5) 2  (6) 2 Clearly, I > II

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75. (c) It is obvious from the table. Calculation is not
= 12.5  0.5  6.25 = 2.5 cm. needful.

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1 1 76. (c) Visit (Verb) = to go to see a person for a period of time.
69. (c) 1  tan   1  tan  Hence, (to) meet her aunt...... should be used here.
77. (b) The use of article 'the' before comparative degree is

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1  tan   1  tan  2 tan  improper.
= (1  tan )(1  tan ) = = tan2
1  tan 2  Hence, .......Kalidas was greater .... should be used here.

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70. (d) tan  + cot  = x 78. (b) Fall through = to not be completed or not happen.
79. (d) Within  before a particular period of time has
On squaring both sides,
passed.

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(tan + cot)2 = x2 80. (b) Surreptitious (Adjective) = done secretly : hidden :
 tan2 +cot2 + 2tan cot = x2 secret : furtive.

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 tan2 + cot2 = x2 – 2 81. (a) Inanition (Noun) = the state of not having any energy
or enthusiasm for doing things, listlessness; inerita;
[tancot = 1] lethargy.
On squaring again, 82. (c) Imbroglio (Noun) = a complicated situation that
= (tan2 + cot2)2 = (x2 –2)2 causes confusion or embarrassment, especially one
that is political ; quandary ; complexity ; complication.
tan4 + cot4 + 2tan2. Composure (Noun) = the state of being calm and in
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control of your feelings or bhaviour; self control; 87. (c) Pick at = to eat food slowly, taking small amounts or
tranquaility. bites because you are not hungry.
83. (d) Bequest (Noun) = money or property that you ask to 88. (c) 89. (d)
be given to a particular person when you die; a legacy; 90. (c) Sedentary (Adjective) = of work, activities etc. In which
benefaction. you spend a lot of time sitting down.
Withdraw (Verb) = to stop giving or offering something. 91. (a) Chauffeur = a person whose job is to drive a car,
Its correct antonym should be withdrawal. especially for somebody rich or important.
84. (c) Adam's ale = Water, aqua. Look at the sentence : 92. (d) 93. (c)
A waitress asked him what he wanted to drink, and 94. (b) Subject + will be + V3 + by + Object.
he said; 'Adam's Ale.
95. (d) Connective  if
85. (c) At one's wits end = to be so worried by a problem that
Need I write a letter  she
you do not know what to do next, to get puzzled.
had to write a letter.
86. (a) be done for = to be in a very bad situation, to be certain
to fall; to be caught and punished for doing something 96. (c)

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illegal. 97. (a) Distinctly (Adverb) = differently : clearly.
be done with = to have finished dealing with somebody 98. (b) 99. (d)

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or doing or using something. Hence, done for 100. (a) Gratification (Noun) = the state of feeling pleasure

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.......should be used here. stisfaction.

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CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-8 Date : 12-08-2017
9. In the following question, select the missing number
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING)
from the given series :
1. In the following question, select the related word from the 1, 3, 6, 11, 18, ?
given alternatives :
(a) 27 (b) 28
Book : Pages :: Continent : ?
(a) Water (b) Forest (c) 29 (d) 31

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(c) Countries (d) Land 10. Pointing towards a man, Ritika said "He is the son of
2. In the following question, select the related letters from my grandfather's only son". How is Ritika related to
the given alternatives :

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that man?
JKLM : IIII : : PQRS : ?
(a) Aunty (b) Sister

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(a) PPPP (b) OOOO
(c) TTTT (d) OOPP (c) Mother (d) Wife
3. In the following question, select the related number from

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11. Among four books, Book 1 is twice as heavy as Book 2.
the given alternatives :
Book 3's weight is half of Book 2's weight. Book 4 is 60
4 : 17 : : 7 : ?

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(a) 49 (b) 50 grams more as compared to Book 2 but 60 grams less as
(c) 51 (d) 52 compared to Book 1. Which book is the heaviest?
4. In the following question, select the odd word pair from (a) Book 1 (b) Book 2

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the given alternatives:
(c) Book 3 (d) Book 4
(a) Sad : Hopeful (b) Happy : Ecstatic
12. In the following question, from the given alternative

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(c) High : Giant (d) Trail : Pathway
5. In the following question, select the odd letters from the words, select the word which cannot be formed using the
given alternatives : letters of the given word.

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(a) FHJ (b) LNQ IMPROVEMENT
(c) JLN (d) NPR
(a) ROPE (b) TRIM

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6. In the following question, select the odd number pair
from the given alternatives : (c) IMPORTANT (d) PROVE
(a) 11-121 (b) 13-169 13. In a certain code language, "MASTER" is written as
(c) 19-391 (d) 21-441

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"682145" and "STAMP" is written as "21869". How is
7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they
occur in the dictionary : "PASTE" written in that code language?
(a) 82145 (b) 98214

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1. Feeble 2. From
3. Floor 4. Foam (c) 69218 (d) 95184
5. Fluorescent
14. If "K" denotes "multiplied by" "M" denotes "subtracted
8. A series is given with one term missing. Select the
correct alternative from the given ones that will from", "J" denotes "added to" and "L" denotes "divided
complete the series : by", then 44 M 24 K 56 L 14 J 60 = ?
A, E, I, M, ? (a) 16 (b) 72
(a) P (b) Q
(c) 8 (d) 140
(c) R (d) O
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15. If 27 (15) 33 and 41 (13) 53 then, what is the value of 19. Two positions of a cube are shown below, What will
'A' in 26 (A) 35? come opposite to face containing ''
(a) 16 (b) 13
(c) 14 (d) 11  
16. In the following question, select the number which can
be placed at the sign of question mark(?) from the given  
alternatives.  

3 2 1 2 2 1
5 4 7 6 3 11 (a)  (b) 0
(c) or  (d) 
1 7 4 2 1 ?
20. In the given figure, how many cardboard boxes are not
(a) 2 (b) 4 white?
(c) 6 (d) 8

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17. How many triangles are there in the given figure? Cardboard
Box
4
12 6

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7 10

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5
9
8 White

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(c) 7
(b) 13
(d) 9

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21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the
question figure?
(a) 28 (b) 36

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Question Figure :
(c) 40 (d) 48
18. In the following question below are given some

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statements followed by some Conclusions. Taking the
given statements to be true even if they seem to be at

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variance from commonly known facts, read all the
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Conclusions and then decide which of the given
Conclusion logically follows from the given statements.

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Statements : Answer Figures :
I. Some pens are pencils.
II. Some pens are erasers.

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Conclusions : (a) (b)
I. Some pencils are erasers.
II. All erasers are pens.
(a) Only Conclusions I follows
(b) Only Conclusions II follows
(c) Both Conclusions follow (c) (d)
(d) Neither Conclusions I nor Conclusions II follows.
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22. From the given answer figures, select the one in which Question Figure :
the question figure is hidden/embedded. A
Question Figures:

B
Answer Figures :
Answer Figures:

(a) (b)

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(c) (d) 25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as
given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of
numbers given in the alternatives are represented by

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two classes of alphabet as shown in the given two
matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are
23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-II are

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in the question figures. From the given answer figures, numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can
indicate how it will appear when opened? be represented first by its row and next by its column,
for example, 'E' can be represented by 23, 41 etc., and
Question Figures : 'P' can can be represented by 56, 97, etc. Similarly, you

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have to identify the set of the word "GREAT".
Matrix-I

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0 1 2 3 4
0 E R G L O

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1 G L E O R
Answer Figures :

E
2 R O L E G
3 L G O R E
4 O E R G L

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5 6 7 8 9
5 M P S T A
6 P S T A M
(c) (d)
7 T M A S P
8 S A M P T
24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the
answer figures is the right image of the given figure? 9 A T P M S
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(a) 10, 14, 00, 59, 97 (b) 31, 33, 41, 67, 76 36. Who is the most prominent god of 'Rig Veda'?
(c) 43, 01, 23, 95, 89 (d) 24, 42, 11, 86, 95 (a) Indra (b) Agni
(GENERAL AWARENESS) (c) Pashupati (d) Vishnu
37. Taxila University was located between which two rivers?
26. Which of the following cannot be beaten into Sheets?
(a) Gold (b) Silver (a) Indus and Jhelum (b) Jhelum and Ravi
(c) Potassium (d) Aluminium (c) Beas and Indus (d) Satluj and Indus
27. Which among the following is used to treat 38. In the Indian parliamentary System, 'Vote on Account'
Indigestion? is valid for how many months (except the year of
(a) Antacid (b) Antiseptic elections)?
(c) Analgesic (d) Antibiotic (a) 2 months (b) 3 months
28. What is the full form of ISDN? (c) 6 months (d) 9 months
(a) International Service Digital Network 39. Which of the following Country doesn't have a written
(b) Indian Service Digital Network Constitution?
(c) Integrated Service Digital Network (a) United Kingdom

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(d) Internal Service Digital network (b) Australia
29. What is the value of the Least Distance of Distinct vision (c) United States of America

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(in cm) for a normal human being? (d) Bangladesh

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(a) 2.5 (b) 25 40. Which organisation monitors the banks in actually
(c) 58 (d) 60 maintaining cash balance?

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30. For which of the following game, players must have the (a) State Bank of India
knowledge of Pascal's law? (b) Reserve Bank of India

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(a) Climbing (b) Paragliding (c) Grameen Bank of India
(c) Rafting (d) Scuba diving (d) None of these

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31. Which among the following is/are female hormones? 41. Which of the following is called GDP Deflator?
(i) Estrogen (a) Ratio of nominal to real GDP
(ii) Progesterone (b) Ratio of nominal to real GNP

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(iii) Testosterone (c) Ratio of nominal to real CPI
(a) (i) and (iii) (b) (i) and (ii) (d) Ratio of real to nominal GNP

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(c) (ii) and (iii) (d) Only (iii) 42. Minamata disease is a nervous disorder caused by
32. What is the full form of DNA? eating fish, polluted with ____ .

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(a) Diribo nucleic acid (b) Di nucleic acid (a) Iron (b) Mercury
(c) Dual nitrogen acid (d) Deoxyribonucleic acid (c) Lead (d) Nickel
33. How does a Unicellular Organism reproduce? 43. Mahila Police volunteer scheme to be implemented in

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(a) Cell division (b) Cell reproduction all states of the country has been launched on pilot
(c) Cell synthesis (d) Fragmentation basis firstly in which state?

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34. Which is the highest peak in Andaman and Nicobar (a) Delhi (b) Gujarat
islands? (c) Haryana (d) Rajasthan
(a) Mount Koya (b) Mount Diavolo 44. Who invented the Centigrade scale?
(c) Saddle Peak (d) Mount Thuiller (a) Anders Celsius
35. Which Indian state has the largest share of the (b) Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
Wastelands in India?
(c) William Thomson
(a) Gujarat (b) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Wright Brothers
(c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Rajasthan
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45. Match the following : 52. Diameter of wheel of a cycle is 21 cm. The cyclist takes
45 minutes to reach a destination at a speed of 16.5 km/
Trophy/Cup Sport
hr. How many revolutions will the wheel make during
1. Irani Trophy a. Football the journey?
2. Santosh Trophy b. Cricket (a) 12325 (b) 18750
3. Azlan Shah Cup c. Hockey (c) 21000 (d) 24350
(a) 1-b, 2-c, 3-a (b) 1-b, 2-a, 3-c 53. In an examination 65% students pass in History and
55% students pass in Hindi. If 5% students fail in both
(c) 1-a, 2-c, 3-b (d) 1-a, 2-b, 3-c
the subjects, then what is the percentage of students
46. Jallikattu practiced in Tamil Nadu is a part of which who have passed in both the subjects?
festival? (a) 15 (b) 20
(a) Onam (b) Pongal (c) 25 (d) 30
(c) Natuanjali (d) Hampi 54. Profit obtained on selling an article for ` 540 is equal
47. Who among the following was NOT one of the to the loss incurred on selling the article for ` 370. If
selling price is ` 910, then what is the profit percent?

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recipients of Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement
Award for the year 2016? 2 1
(a) 16 (b) 33
3 3

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(a) Rajendra Prahlad Shelke
(c) 50 (d) 100

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(b) Sylvanus Dung Dung
55. The average age of Ram and Rahim is 18 years. The
(c) Sathi Geetha average age of Rahim and Ramesh is 25 years. The

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(d) Amit Kumar average age of Ram and Ramesh is 29 years. What is
the age (in years) of the oldest of the three?
48. Who authored the book titled Jinnah often came to our

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(a) 14 (b) 22
House', which won the 2016 The Hindu Prize?
(c) 28 (d) 36
(a) Kiran Doshi (b) Salman Rushdie

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56. In what ratio tea at ` 240 per kg. should be mixed with
(c) K. Vijay Kumar (d) Yasser Usman
tea at ` 280 per kg. so that on selling the mixture at `
49. With which country India has signed an agreement to 324 per kg. there is a profit of 20%?

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revew the supply of Petroleum for a period of 5 years (a) 1 : 1 (b) 1 : 2
(i.e., till 2022)? (c) 1 : 3 (d) 1 : 4

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(a) Nepal (b) U.A.E. 57. A dealer sells a machine having marked price as `
(c) Iran (d) Bhutan 3840 at a discount of 20%. What is the selling price

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(in `) of the machine?
50. Which of the following neighbouring country of India is
(a) 3072 (b) 3500
not a landlocked country?
(c) 4608 (d) 3240
(a) Nepal (b) Myanmar

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58. A solid cone of height 36 cm and radius of base 9 cm
(c) Bhutan (d) Afghanistan
is melted to form a solid cylinder of radius 9 cm and

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(QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE) height 9 cm. What percent of material is wasted in this
process?
51. A person invested a total sum of ` 7900 in three different
(a) 25 (b) 0
schemes of simple interest at 3%, 5% and 8% per
(c) 5 (d) 10
annum. At the end of one year he got same interest in all
three schemes. What is the money (in `) invested at 3%? 3
59. A and B do   th part of a work and the rest of the
5
(a) 2900 (b) 3500
work is completed by C. If A, B and C take the same
(c) 4000 (d) 5600 work for ` 5000, then what is the share of C(in `) ?
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(a) 3000 (b) 2500 68. In PQR, PS and PT are bisectors of QPR and
(c) 2000 (d) 1500 QPS respectively. If QPT = 30º, PT = 9 cm and TR
60. How many numbers are there from 300 to 700 which = 15 cm, then what is the area (in cm2) of PTR?
are divisible by 2, 3 and 7? (a) 36 (b) 54
(a) 7 (b) 8 (c) 72 (d) 216
(c) 9 (d) 10  2 
69. What is the simplified value of  (cotA – tanA)  ?
1  1   
61. If x +   = 2, then what is the value of x21 +  1331  ?
x x (a) sinA cosA (b) tan 2A
(a) 0 (b) 1 (c) tan 2 A (d) sin2A cos2A
(c) 2 (d) 4
cosec A – 1
62. If x3
– y3 = 81 and x – y = 3, what is the value of x2 70. What is the simplified value of cosec A + 1
?
2
+y ?
(a) cosec A (b) sec A – tan A
(a) 18 (b) 21
(c) cosec2 A (d) tanA – cosecA

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(c) 27 (d) 36
71. What is the simplified value of (sec4A – tan2A) – (tan4 A +
63. If 5 x – 6  5 x  6  6 , then what is the value of x ? sec2A) ?

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(a) – 4 (b) 0 1
(a) –1 (b) –

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(c) 2 (d) 4 2
1 (c) 0 (d) 1
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2x Directions (72-75) : The bar chart given below shows the
sales [in 1000 units] of 4 mobile brands for 3 years.
4 5
1 1

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2     ?
 x  x
Brand 1 Brand2
(a) 1 (b) 2

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10 Brand3 Brand4 9.5
(c) 4 (d) 8
9 8.5
65. The side BC of ABC is produced to D. If  ACD =
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7.5 7.5
1 7 6.5
Sales (in 000' units)

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2 6
6 5.5

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degrees) of  BAC? 5
5 4.5
(a) 36 (b) 48 4

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(c) 76 (d) 84
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66. O is the centre of the circle and two tangents are drawn
from a point P to this circle at points A and B. If AOP 2

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= 50º, then what is the value (in degrees) of APB? 1
(a) 60 (b) 80
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(c) 90 (d) 100 2014 2015 2016
67. In PQR, PQ = PR = 18 cm, AB and AC are parallel
Years
to lines PR and PQ respectively. If A is the mid-point of
QR, then what is the perimeter (in cm) of quadrilateral 72. What is the percentage increase in the number of
ABPC? mobile phones of Brand 2 sold from 2014 to 2015?
(a) 18 (b) 28 (a) 8.33 (b) 33.33
(c) 32 (d) 36 (c) 37.5 (d) 11.11
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73. What is the percentage increase in the total number of Directions (Q. 82–83) : In the following questions out of the
mobiles sold by these four brands from 2014 to 2016? four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to
(a) 42.16 (b) 38.63 the word given.
(c) 32.43 (d) 30.16 82. Extenuate

74. In 2017 the sales of each brand increased by the same (a) Strengthen (b) Enfeeble
percentage as it did in the year 2016, What will be the (c) Abate (d) Acquit
approximate average sales (in units) of mobiles per
83. Fecund
brand in year 2017?
(a) Prolific (b) Sterile
(a) 9175 (b) 8360
(c) Necessitate (d) Turmoil
(c) 9436 (d) 9678
Directions (Q. 84-85) : In the following questions, out of the
75. If for any year, the sales of a brand is more than average four alternatives. Select the alternatives which best
sales of these four brands in that year, then it gets a expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
star. Which brand has the maximum stars?
84. The thin end of the wedge.
(a) Brand 3 (b) Brand 3 and 4 both

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(a) In strict vigilance
(c) Brand 4 (d) All Brands
(b) Start of harmful development
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(c) Be aware of the trick
Directions (Q. 76-77) : In the following questions, some part (d) Not a worthy possession

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of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of
85. To accept the gauntlet.
the sentence has an error and select the appropirate

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(a) To accept challenge
option. If a sentence is free from error select 'No error'.
76. I was taken with surprise (a)/when I saw (b)/ the beautiful (b) To accept defeat

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Taj Mahal. (c)/ No Error (d). (c) To accept what is written in fate
77. I finished my household chores (a)/before he reached (b)/ (d) To be able to grasp the hidden meaning

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to my place after so long. (c)/No Error (d). Directions (Q. 86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of the
Directions (Q. 78-79) : In the following questions each sentence.
sentence given with blank is to be filled in which an

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86. The (reason of) her outburst in the party is yet unknown.
appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the
four. (a) reason for (b) reason to
78. Being a___doctor, he never shirks work. (c) reason on (d) No improvement

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(a) conscious (b) conscience 87. I left my job because I did not (agree to) the company's

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(c) conscientious (d) consensus appraisal policies.
79. The meeting was presided____by the Chairman. (a) agree about (b) agree with
(a) over (b) upon (c) agree on (d) No improvement

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(c) of (d) in Directions (Q. 88–89) : In the following questions, out of the
Directions (Q. 80-81) : In the following questions,out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to

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substitute of the phrase.
the word given.
88. Speaking with a stammer or lisp.
80. Vacillate
(a) Melliloquent (b) Dentiloquent
(a) Continue (b) Playful
(c) Conclusive (d) Irresolute (c) Fatiloquent (d) Stuttering
81. Indomitable 89. Excessive desire to work.
(a) Unconquerable (b) Conflicting (a) Ergomania (b) Idolomania
(c) Falsification (d) Intermittent (c) Islomania (d) Ethnomania
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Directions (Q. 90–91) : In the following questions, four words 94. In the following question, a sentence has been given
are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find Active/Passive voice, Out of four alternatives suggested,
the incorrectly spelt word. select the one which best expresses the same sentence
in Passive/Active voice.
90. (a) Pertinacious (b) Demarcation
I hope that I shall win this dance competition.
(c) Temperament (d) Sureptitious
(a) It is hoped that the dance competition will be won
91. (a) Treachery (b) Refrendum by me
(c) Suppression (d) Resemblance (b) Winning the dance competition is hoped by me
Directions (Q. 92–93) : The questions below consist of a set (c) Dance competition winning is my hope
of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select (d) The dance competition is hoped to be won
the most logical order of the sentences to form a 95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
coherent paragraph. Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
92. P. While the Soviet Government bought grain and other suggested, select the one which best expresses the same
foreign consumer goods to be sold in domestic sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

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markets at heavily subsidized rates, Russia rejected He said, "Let it rain I have to go."
socialism. (a) He persisted that he did not care for the rain and he
Q. The oil industry was the prime target of a sweeping had to go

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privatization drive launched after the break-up of the (b) He said that rain can't stop him to go out

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Soviet Union. (c) He exclaimed that let it rain but he will go
R. The Russian government has failed to do for its (d) He said that he can't go just because it is raining.

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people even a fraction of what the Soviet Union, with Directions (96-100) : In the following passage some of the
twice the population, did with the revenue generated words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and

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from oil. select the correct answer for the given blanks
S. However, not all Russian have been rolling in oil (numbered) out of the four alternatives.

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wealth. India's motto has been Vasudeva Kutumbakam or that the
whole world is (96) community. There are (97) of pillar
(a) QSRP (b) PRQS
upon which India's policy of living in a peace with and

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(c) RQSP (d) RSPQ (98) peace among nations of the world rests. Policies of
93. P. The recent reduction in interest rates in the US and non-alignment, peaceful co-existence, economic and
the injection of liquidity have resulted in investors cultural cooperation disarmament and peaceful (99) of

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seeking new avenues such as commodity markets, nuclear energy, (100) of International disputes through
in view of the turbulence in financial markets and the negotiations and peaceful means are some of the salient

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low returns in treasuries. features that gives credence to India's commitment to
world peace.
Q. The relatively easy liquidity and low interest rates,
96. (a) one (b) distinct

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by themselves, make holding of inventories attractive
and thus induce volatility in commodity markets. (c) essential (d) significant
97. (a) numerous (b) number
R. The financialisation of commodity trade and current

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extraordinary conditions in global financial markets (c) many (d) loop
could have influenced the spurt in prices. 98. (a) disturbing (b) allowing
S. The weakening of the US dollar is also advanced as (c) generating (d) promoting
a reason for the recent volatility in commodity 99. (a) uses (b) disruption
markets, including food items. (c) sources (d) negotiation
(a) PRQS (b) SPQR 100.(a) urge (b) requirement
(c) QSPR (d) RPQS (c) settlement (d) enactment
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1. (c) Several pages together constitute a book dealing with 9. (c) The given series is :
a particular subject. Similarly, several countries are
included in a continent. 1 3 6 11 18 29
2. (b) As,
J K L M I I I I +2 +3 +5 +7 +11
–1 So, the missing number = 29
–2 10. (b) The son of Ritika's grandfather's (paternal) only son
–3 means brother of Ritika. Therefore, Ritika is the
–4 sister of that man.
Similarly, 11. (a) Let, the weight of Book 3 is x,
P Q R S O O O O The weight of Book 2 = 2x
–1 The weight of Book 1 = 2 × 2x = 4x

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–2 According to the question
–3 = 2x + 60 = 4x – 60

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–4  4x – 2x = 60 + 60
3. (b) As, (4)2 + 1 = 16 + 1 = 17

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 2x = 120
Similarly, 120
 x  60

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(7)2 + 1 = 49 + 1 = 50 2
4. (a) Except the word pair ‘Sad : Hopeful’, in all other Weight of Book 3 = 60
Weight of Book 2 = 2x = 2 × 60 = 120

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word pairs the second word is of higher degree
(intensity) than that of the first word. Weight of Book 4 = 2x + 60 = 120 + 60 = 180
Weight of Book 1 = 4x = 4 × 60 = 240
5. (b) F +2 H +2 J

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Clearly, Book 1 is the heaviest.

J +2 L +2 N 12. (c) There is no ‘A’ letter in the given word. Therefore,


the word IMPORTANT cannot be formed.
N +2 P +2 R

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13. (b) As,
+2 +3 M A S T E R
L N Q

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6. (c) Except the number pair ‘19-391’, in all other number-      

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pairs the second number is the perfect square of the 6 8 2 1 4 5
first number. and
7. (a) Arrangement of words as per order in the dictionary : S T A M P

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1. Feeble
    

2 1 8 6 9
3. Floor

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Similarly

5. Fluorescent P A S T E
     
4. Foam 9 8 2 1 4
 14. (c) 44 M 24 K 56 L 14 J 60 = ?
2. From Accoording to question,
8. (b) A +4 E +4 I +4 M +4 Q  ? = 44 – 24 × 56  14 + 60
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 ? = 44 – 24 × 4 + 60 18. (d) Aecording to statements


 ? = 44 – 96 + 60
Pencils Pens Erasers
 ? = 104 – 96 = 8
So, Neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II follow.
15. (a) As,
19. (d) From the two positions of the same cube, it is clear
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that  lies opposite . Rotate the first cube twice
 2 + 7 + 3 + 3 = 15 vertically.
and 20. (a) Cardboard boxes that are not white can be
41 (13) 53 represented by the number common to triangle and
 4 + 1 + 5 + 3 = 13 circle but outside the rectangle. Such number is ‘6’.
Similarly, 21. (a) Answer figure (A) will complete the pattern of the
question figure.
26 (A) 35
22. (c) 23. (d)
 A = 2 + 6 + 3 + 5 = 16
24. (c) The Correct mirror image of the given question figure

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16. (b) In first table
3 + 2 + 5 + 4 + 1 + 7 = 22

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In second table
is .
1 + 2 + 7 + 6 + 4 + 2 = 22

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In third table
25. (c) G  02, 10, 24, 31, 43

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2 + 1 + 3 + 11 + 1 + ? = 22
R  01 , 14, 20, 33, 42
 ? = 22 – 18 = 4

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17. (b) E  00, 13, 23 , 34, 41
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A  59, 68, 77, 86, 95

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T  58, 67, 75, 89 , 96
H B GREAT  43, 01, 23, 95, 89

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26. (a) Substances that can be beaten into thin sheets are
G J C called malleable. Most metals are malleable. Gold and
L Silver are the most malleable metals.

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K Next in the list are aluminium and copper. Sodium and
potassium are soft metals that can be cut with knife.

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F D
27. (a) An antacid is a substance which neutralizes stomach
acidity, used to relieve heart-burn, indigestion or an
E upset stomach. They contain ingredients such as

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The triangles are given below : aluminium, calcium,, or magnesium which act as
AIH; AIB; AHB; CJB; bases (alkalis) to counteract, the stomach acid and

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CJD; CBD; EKD; EKF; lower pH. They work quickly and are used to relieve
EDF; GLF; GLH; GFH; symptoms of acid reflux, heartburn or indigestion
HLM; IMH; BIM; BJM; (dyspepsia).
DKM; DJM; FKM; FLM; 28. (c) ISDN stands for Integrated Services Digital Network.
MBH; MBD; MFD; MFH; It is a set of communication standard for
HFD; HBD; BHF; BDF;
simultaneous digital transmission of voice, video,
HGM; HMA; BMC; BAM;
DCM; DME; FEM; FMG; data and other network services over the traditional
Thus, there are 36 Triangles circuits of the public switched telephone network.
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The key feature of ISDN is that it integrates sppech (40,113 km2.) and Maharashtra (3,7831 km2) come next
and data on the same lines, not available in this in terms of area under wasteland.
classic telephone system. 36. (a) The anthropomorphic god indra was the most
29. (b) The minimum distance of an object from eye to have important god during the Rig vedic period. He played
its clear image is called “Least Distance of Distinct the role of a warlord, leading the Aryan soldiers to
Vision”. This distance is about 25 cm from the eye. victory against the demons. About 289 hymns are
If the object is held closer to the eye than this devoted to him in the Rig Veda, the most for any
distance the image formed will be blurred and fuzzy. divinity. he was associated with thunder and strom.
The location of the near point, however, changes 37. (a) Taxila University, the world's oldest university, was
with age. situated between the Indus and Jhelum (Hydaspes)
30. (d) Pascal's law is a principle in fluid mechanics that rivers. It flourished from 600 B.C. to 500 A.D. in the
states that a pressure change occurring anywhere in kingdom of Gandhara.
a confined incompressible fluid is transmitted 38. (a) The vote on Account is the special provision given
throughout the fluid such that the same change to the government to obtain the vote of parliament to
occurs everywhere. Scuba divers must understand withdraw money when the budget for the new

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this principle. financial year is not released or the elections are
31. (b) There are several hormones in females which are underway, and the caretaker government is in place.
naturally produced and secreted by the glands of the Normally, it stay valid for two months but however,

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progesterone are secreted for the influence on a it anticipated that the main demand and the
woman's reproductive health and are termed as female appropriation bill will take longer to be passed by the
sex hormones. Estrogen and progesterone are made by house.

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the ovaries. 39. (a) The United Kingdom does not have one specific
32. (d) DNA stands for Deoxyribo nucleic acid. It is nucleic constitutional document named as such. Instead, the

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acid that carries the genetic instructions used in the so called constitution of the United Kingdom is a
growth, development, functioning and reproduction sum of laws and principles that make up the

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of all known living organisms and many viruses. country's body politic.
DNA and another nucleic acid RNA are one of the 40. (b) The Reserve Bank of India sees that the banks
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for all known forms of life along with proteins, lipids they receive. It monitors that the banks actually
and complex carbohydrates (polysaccharides). maintain the cash balance.
33. (a) Unicellular organism reproduce by asexual means.

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41. (c) The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) deflator is a measure
This asexual mode of reproduction involves cells of general price inflation . It is calculated by dividing
division in which single parent produce their

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nominal GDP by real GDP and then multiplying by 100.
offspring. For simple unicellular microorganism such Nominal GDP is the market value of goods and services
as the amoeba, one cell division is equivalent to produced in an economy, unadjusted for inflation (It is
reproduction—an entire new organism is created. the GDP measured at current prices).

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Diffrent asexual modes of reproduction included
Nominal GDP
binary fission, multiple fission, fragmentation, GDP Deflator =  100
Real GDP

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budding etc.
34. (c) Saadle peak, located on North Andaman Island, is the 42. (b) Minamata diseases is a neurological syndrome
highest peak of Andaman and Nicobnar islands. With caused by severe mercury poisoning. Symptoms
a height of 732 metres, it is the highest point of the include ataxia, numbness in the hands and feet,
archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. It is surrounded by general muscle weakness, narrowing of the field of
Saddle Peak National Park. vision and damage to hearing and speech. The
35. (d) With 84,929 sq. km of area under wasteland, disease is named after Minamata city in Kumamoto
Rajasthan has the largest area under wasteland. prefecture, Japan, where it was first discovered in
Jammu and Kashmir (75,436 km2.), Madhya Pradesh 1956.
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43. (c) Haryana, in December 2016, became the first state in agreement, Indian Oil Corporation, will supply about
the country to adopt Centres Mahila Police Volunteer 1.3 million tonnes of fuel every year for the next five
scheme and inducted 950 women, who will work as year to Nepal.
a link between the people and the police. The scheme 50. (b) Myanmar is not a land-locked country. It is bordered
is an initiative to appoint special ‘Mahila’ protection by India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and
officer in every village to provide a link between Loas to its east and China to its north and northeast.
police and women in distress. To its south, about one third of Myanmar's total
44. (a) Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius invented the perimeter of 5,876 km forms an uninterrupted coast
Celsius temperature scales in 1742 A.D. The Celsius line of 1,930 km along the Bay of Bengal and the
scale invented by him has 100 degrees between the Andaman Sea.
freezing point (0 ºC) and boiling point (100 ºC) of pure
51. (c) Ratio of the rates of S.I. = 3 : 5 : 8
water at sea level air pressure. The term “Celsius”
 Ratio of investments
was adopted in 1948 by international conference on
weights and measures. 1 1 1
= : : = 40 : 24 : 15
45. (b) Irani Trophy, is a cricket tournament concieved 3 5 8

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during the 1959-60 season to mark the completion of Sum of the terms of ratio = 40 + 24 + 15 = 79
25 years of the Ranji Trophy; Santosh Trophy; a  Investment at the rate of 3% p.a.
knock-out football competition contested by the

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 40 
regional state associations and government = `   7900  = ` 4000

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institutions in India; Azlan Shah Cups; an annual
international men's field hockey tournment held in 52. (b) Speed of cycle = 16.5 kmph.

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Malaysia.  16.5  1000 
46. (b) Jallikattu is a bull taming event typically practiced in =   metre/minute
60

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Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu
= 275 metre/minute
Pongal day third of the four day Pongal festival. The
 Distance covered in 45 minutes
term ‘Jallikattu’ is derived from the Tamil words ‘Jalli’

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(gold or silver coins) and ‘Kattu’ (mean tied). = (275 × 45) metre = 12375 metre
47. (d) Sylvanus Dung Dung (Hockey), Sathu Geetha Distance covered by wheel in one revolution =  ×

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(Athletics) and Rajendra Prahlad Shelke (Rowing) diameter
won the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement 22
Award for the year 2016. The award is named after = × 21 = 66 cm

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Dhyan Chand (1905-79), an Indian field hockey player  Number of revolutions
who scored more than 1000 goals during a carrer

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which spanned over 20 year from 1926 to 1948. 12375  100 cm.
= = 18750
48. (a) The books “Jinnah Often Came to Our House” has 66 cm.
been authored by Kiran Doshi, a former Indian 53. (c) Percentage of students who pass in History or Hindi

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foreign Services Officer. It provides a glimpse on the or both = 95
personal life of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of  n( A  B)

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Pakistan. It is set against the political turmoil of the
suncontinent from the early part of the 20th century, n (A) + n (B) – n ( A  B)
ending with the Partition and independence.  95 = 65 + 55 – n ( A  B)
49. (a) India and Nepal in March 2017 agreed to deepen  n ( A  B) = 120 – 95 = 25
energy ties by renewing India's fuel sale deal with
54. (d) Cost price of article = ` x
the Himalayan country by another five years and
assist in implementing a cooking gas for poor scheme According to the question
akin to Ujjwala scheme in India, As per the 540 – x = x – 370
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 2x = 540 + 370 = 910
2 
910  C's share = `   5000  = ` 2000
5
 x= = ` 455
2 60. (c) L.C.M of 2, 3 and 7 = 42
Now, selling price = ` 910 Number of numbers divisible by 42 from 1 to 700 = 16
 910 – 455 
 Profit per cent =    100 = 100% 42 700 16
455 
42
55. (d) (Ram + Rahim)'s age = 36 years ....(i)
280
(Rahim + Ramesh)'s age = 50 years ....(ii)
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(Ramesh + Ram)'s age = 58 years .....(iii) 28
from equation (i), (ii) and (iii)
Number of numbers divisible by 42 from 1 to 299 = 7
2(Ram + Rahim + Ramesh)'s age = (36 + 50 + 58) years
42 299  7
= 144 years
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 (Ram + Rahim + Ramesh)'s age = 72 years ....(iv)

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 Ramesh's age = (72 – 36) = 36 years
 Required answer = (16 – 7) = 9
324  100
270 per kg.

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56. (c) C.P. of mixture = =` 1
120 61. (c) x + = 2 x2 + 1 = 2x

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By alligation rule, x
 x2 – 2x + 1 = 0
240 280  (x – 1)2 = 0

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 x–1=0 x=1
270
1

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 x21 + 1331 =1+1=2
x
(280 – 270) = 10 (270 – 240) = 30
62. (b) x3 – y3 = 81;

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 Required ratio = 10 : 30 = 1 : 3 x–y=3
57. (a) S.P. of machine = 80% of `3840  (x – y)3 = 27
x3 – y3 – 3xy (x – y) = 27

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 3840  80   81 – 3xy (3) = 27
= `   = ` 3072
100   9 xy = 81 – 27 = 54

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1 2 54
58. (a) Volume of solid cone = r h  xy = =6
3 9

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 x2 + y2 = (x – y)2 + 2xy
1
= (× 9 × 9 × 9 × 36) cm3 = 972 cm3 = 9 + 2 × 6 = 9 + 12 = 21
3
Volume of cylinder = R2H 63. (c) 5x – 6  5 x  6 = 6

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= × 9 × 9 × 9 cm3 = 729 cm3 of the given options
= (927 – 729) cm3 = 243 cm3 when x = 2

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Wastage
L.H.S.
243
Percentage wastage =  100 = 25% = 52 – 6  5 2  6
972
3 = 4  16 = 2 + 4 = 6 = R.H.S.
59. (c) (A + B)'s work = th part
5 1
64. (d) 2x + =2
2 2x
 C's work =
5
th part  4x2 + 1 = 4x
 4x2 – 4x + 1 = 0
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 (2x – 1)2 = 0
67. (d) P
1
 2x – 1 = 0  x =
2
B C
1
 =2
x
 Expression
Q A R
4 5
1 1
2     PQ = PR = 18 cm
x x
AB  PR
= 22 2 =4 5 32  32 = 64 = 8  B is the mid-point of PQ.

65. (c) A 1
 AB = PR = 9 cm.
2
Similarly,

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AC = PQ = 9 cm
2

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 AB = BP = PC = CA = 9 cm

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 Perimeter of parallelogram
B C D
ABPC = 4 × 9 = 36 cm.

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 ACD = 114º
68. (b) P
1

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 ABC =  BAC
2
Exterior angle = Sum of two other interior angles

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  ABC +  BAC =  ACD
1

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  BAC +  BAC = 114º
2
3 Q T S R
 =  BAC = 114º

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2
 QPT =  TPS = 30º
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  BAC = = 76º   SPR = 60º
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  TPR =  SPR +  TPS = 90º
A In PTR
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PR = TR 2 – PT 2
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152 – 92 = 15  9 15 – 9
B 24  6 = 4  6  6 = 12 cm.

 AOP =  POB = 50º 1


 Area of PTR = PT × PR
  AOB = 100º 2
 AOB +  APB = 180º 1
= × 9 × 12 = 54 sq. cm
  APB = 180º – 100º = 80º 2
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2 2 74. (a) In brand -1 percentage increase in 2016 :


69. (b) Given Expression = = 1
cot A–tan A – tan A  7.5 – 5.5  200 2000
tan A =    100 = = = 36.36
5 .5 5. 5 5.5
2 2tan A
= = tan2 A 6–5
2
1 – tan A 1 – tan 2 A Brand 2 =  100 = 20%
5
tanA
 7 .5 – 6 .5 
cosec A – 1 Brand 3 =    100
70. (b) Expression = 6.5 
cosec A + 1
= 15.38%
1
–1  9 .5 – 8 .5 
sin A 1 – sin A
= = Brand 4 =    100 = 11.76%
1 1+ sin A 8.5 
+1
sinA  Total sales in 2017

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1 – sin A1 – sin A 1 – sin A 2  7.5  136.36 6  120 7.5  115.38 9.5  111.76 
= = =     
1 + sin A 1 – sin A 2
1 – sin A 100 100 100 100

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1 – sin A 1 – sin A 1 sin A thousands

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= = = –
cos 2 A cos A cos A cos A = (10.2 + 7.2 + 8.6 + 10.6) thousands = 36.6 thousands

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= sec A – tan A 36.6  1000
Average = = 9150
71. (c) Expression 4

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= sec4A – tan2A – tan4A – sec2A 75. (c) There is maximum sales of brand 4 each year.
= sec4A – tan4A – tan2A – sec2A
It will have a maximum of 3 starts.
= (sec2A – tan2A) (sec2A + tan2A)

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– tan2A – sec2A 76. (a) Take somebody/something by surprise = to attack
= sec2A + tan2A – tan2A – sec2A = 0 or capture somebody/something unexpecteedly; to
surprise somebody.

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 5 – 4.5 
72. (d) Required percentage increase =    100 Hence, I was taken by surprise ............ should be used
4.5 
here.

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0 .5 100 77. (a) When two events happen in the past simultaneously,
=  100 = = 11.11%
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73. (b) Number of mobile phones sold of all brands in year Hence, I had finished my household chores .........
2014 should be used here.
 (4 + 4.5 + 6 – 7.5) thousands 78. (c) Conscientious (Adjective) = wishing to do one's duty

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well and thoroughly; putting a lot of effort into your
 22 thousands
work.
In year 2016

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79. (a)
= (7.5 + 6 + 7.5 + 9.5) thousands 80. (d) Vacillate (Verb) = to be uncertain what to do or to
= 30.5 thousands change often between two opinions; be irresolute;
be undecided.
 30.5 – 22 
 Required percentage increase =    100 81. (a) Indomitable (Advective) = impossible to subdue or
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defeat; invincible; unconquerable.
8.5  100 425 82. (a) Extenuate (Verb) = make thin; to lessen the
= = = 38.636%
22 11 seriousness; mitigate; weaken.
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Strengthen (Verb) = make or become stronger or more 87. (b) Here, agree with ............. should be used.
effective. 88. (d) 89. (a)
83. (b) Fecund (Adjective) = able to produce a lot of crops, 90. (d) Surreptitious (Adjective) = kept secret.
fruit, babies etc. fertile.
91. (b) Referendum (Noun) = public vote; plebiscite.
Sterile (Adjective) = not able to produce children or
92. (a) 93. (d)
young; unable to produce plants or crops.
84. (b) The thin end of the wedge = the begining of a harmful 94. (a) I hope  It is hoped I shall win this dance
competition  the dance competition will be won
development.
by me.
85. (a) To accept the gauntlet = to agree to fight or compete
Structure = Subject + will/shall + be + V3 + by +
with someone; accepting and agreeing; to accept a
Object.
challenge.
95. (a) 96. (a) 97. (b) 98. (d) 99. (a) 100.(c)
86. (a) Here, the appropriate preposition is for.

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CGL Tier-I (CBE) EXAM


Solved Paper-9 Date : 16-08-2017
(GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING) 8. A series is given with one term missing. Select the
correct alternative from the given ones that will complete
1. In the following question, select the related word from
the given alternatives : the series :
Frog : Amphibian : : Lizard : ? A, E, J, N, S, W, ?
(a) Rodent (b) Mammal (a) Z (b) A

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(c) Reptile (d) Insect (c) B (d) C
2. In the following question, select the related letters  9. In the following question, select the missing number

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from the given alternatives :
from the given series :
DJLQ : WQOJ : : DMSW : ?

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3, 7, 16, 35, ?
(a) WNHD (b) WNDH
(c) WHND (d) WWCC (a) 73 (b) 74

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3. In the following question, select the related number (c) 78 (d) 82.
from the given alternatives :
10. The ratio of present ages of L and N is 7 : 5. If the age

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7 : 56 : : 11 : ?
of N after seven years will be 32 years, then what is the
(a) 121 (b) 123
Present age (in years) of L?
(c) 132 (d) 134

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4. In the following question, select the odd word from the (a) 49 (b) 35
given alternatives : (c) 28 (d) 42

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(a) Music (b) Singer 11. Pointing towords a girl, Chetan said "She is the
(c) Director (d) Actor daughter of the only child of my grand mother". How

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5. In the following question, select the odd letters from is Chetan related to that girl ?
the given alternatives : (a) Father (b) Son

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(a) JGD (b) NLI (c) Brother (d) Husband
(c) XUR (d) QNK 12. In the following question, from the given alternative
6. In the following question, select the odd number from
words, select the word which cannot be formed using

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the given alternatives :
the letters of the given word :
(a) 71 (b) 83
NIGHTWALKER
(c) 89 (d) 93

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7. Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they (a) TALKER (b) TAILER
occur in the dictionary : (c) WALLER (d) WINER
1. Counter 2. Crop 13. In a certain code language, "SPICEY" is written as
3. Create 4. Carnation "ELOUAY" and "PONDER" is written as "JKLNAZ".
5. Creator How is "HOUSED" written in that code language ?
(a) 41352 (b) 41253 (a) QKDZAO (b) GNTRDC
(c) 43125 (d) 41325 (c) WQJFGU (d) DKQAOZ
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14. If "×" denotes "added to ", "+" denotes "subtracted Conclusions :
from ", "+" denotes "divided by" and "–" denotes
I. Some cups are not spoon.
"multiplied by", then
II. Some plates are not blue.
14 × 12 – 16 ÷ 18 = ?
III. Some cups are not blue.
(a) 430 (b) 180 IV. Some blue are not plates.
(c) 168 (d) 188 (a) Only Conclusions I, III and IV follow.
15. If  18 × 12 = 206 and  19 × 22 = 408, then (b) Only Conclusions II and IV follow.
23 × 36 = ? (c) Only Conclusions II, III and IV follow.
(a) 878 (b) 818 (d) Only Conclusions I and IV follow.

(c) 794 (d) 776 19. Three positions of a cube are shown below :

16. In the following question, select the number which can


be placed at the sign of question mark (?) from the
given alter natives : 

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2 4 1 Which symbol will come on two faces marked '1 and
5 3 5 2' ?
7 2 6

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39 17 ?

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(a) 11 (b) 31

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(c) 32 (d) 37 (a)  and  (b)  and 
(c) and  (d)  and 

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17. How many triangles are there in the given figure ?

20. In the given figure, how many huts are covered and

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muddy ?

Muddy

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23
21
19 9

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Covered 12
40 Huts

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(a) 8 (b) 9 (a) 28 (b) 40
(c) 10 (d) 12

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(c) 33 (d) 19
18. In the following question below are given some
21. Which answer figure will complete the pattern in the
statements followed by some Conclusions. Taking the

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given statements to be true even if they seem to be at question figure ?
variance from commonly known facts, read all the Question Figure :
Conclusions and then decide which of the given
Conclusion logically follows the given statements.
Statements : ?
I. Some cups are plates.
II. All spoons are blue.
III. No plate is spoon.
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Answer Figures : Answer Figures :

(a) (b) (a) (b)

(c) (d)
(c) (d)
25. A word is represented by only one set of numbers as
22. From the given answer figures, select the one in which given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of
the question figure is hidden/embedded. numbers given in the alternatives are represented by
Question Figure : two classes of alphabet as shown in the given two
matrices. The columns and rows of Matrix-I are
numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix-II are
numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can

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be represented first by its row and next by its column,
Answer Figure : for example, 'P' can be represented by 11, 23, etc., and
'K' can be represented by 65, 89, etc, Similarly, you

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have to identify the set for the word "TAKE".

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(a) (b)
Matrix-I

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0 1 2 3 4
(c) (d) 0 A N S T P

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1 T P A N S
 23. A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below 2 N S T P A

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in the question figures. From the given answer figures, 3 P A N S T
in dicate how it will appear when opened ? 4 S T P A N

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Question Figures :
Matrix-II

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5 6 7 8 9
5 R E P K O
Answer Figures :

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6 K O R E P
7 E P K O R
(a) (b)
8 O R E P K

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9 P K O R E
(c) (d)
(a) 10, 32, 66, 56 (b) 41, 00, 89, 75

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24. If a mirror is placed on the line AB, then which of the (c) 03, 43, 78, 99 (d) 22, 13, 97, 87
answer figures is the right image of the given figure ? (GENERAL AWARENESS)
Question Figure :
26. In which of the following market forms a firm does not
A
exercise control over price ?
(a) Mixed Competition (b) Monopoly
(c) Oligopoly (d) Perfect Competition
B
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27. Which of the following is represented by 'Lorenz 38. When light passes from one medium to another, this ph-
Curve' ? enomenon of change in its direction is called–
(a) Employment (b) Inflation (a) Refraction (b) Diffraction
(c) Deflation (d) Income Distribution (c) Propagation (d) No option is correct
28. Which of the following is not a fundamental duty ? 39. Which among the following is not an input device ?
(a) To abide by constitution and respect the National Flag (a) Plotter
(b) To promote harmony and brotherhood (b) Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR)
(c) To uphold and protect the sovereignty (c) Optical Mark Recognition (OMR)
(d) Abolition of titles except military and academic (d) Barcode Reader
29. Which article can be used by 'The President of India to 40. Which of the following is also known as Carbolic Acid ?
declare financial emergeney? (a) Phenol (b) Hydroxide
(a) Article 32 (b) Article 349 (c) Sulphuric Acid (d) Ethanol
(c) Article 360 (d) Article 365 41. Who discovered electron ?
30. The Poona Pact was signed between Mahatma Gandhi (a) E. Glodstien

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and ____ . (b) J. J. Thomson
(a) Muhammad Ali Jinnah (b) Lord Irwin (c) Ernest Rutherford
(c) Subhash Chandra Bose (d) B. R. Ambedkar

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(d) J. Chadwick
31. Which Governor General abolished the 'Sati System' in 42. Who is a major driving force behind the 'Narmada

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India ? Bachao Andolan' ?
(a) Lord Canning (b) Lord Ripon (a) Anna Hazare (b) Medha Patkar

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(c) Lord William Bentick (d) Lord Dalhousie (c) Shantha Sinha (d) Manasi Prudhan
32. Which of the following is NOT a primary green house 43. 'Udey Desh ka Aam Nagrik' (UDAN) scheme for

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gas in the earth's atmo-sphere ? regional air connectivity will provide travel to tior 2 and
(a) Methane (b) Ozone tier 3 cities at the rate of Rs. _________ per hour.

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(c) Nitrous oxide (d) Hydrogen (a) 1500 (b) 2000
33. Which type of forest is most widespread in India ? (c) 2500 (d) 3000
(a) Tropical Evergreen Forests 44. Who invented radar ?

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(b) Tropical Deciduous Forests (a) Fred Morrison
(c) Montane Forests (b) A H Taylor and Leo C. Young

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(d) Mangrove Forests (c) Van Tassel
34. Which blood group is universal donor ? (d) W. K. Roentgen

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(a) O+ (b) O– 45. David Warner plays cricket for which country ?
(c) AB– (d) AB+ (a) England (b) New Zealand
35. In how many parts is the human brain divided ? (c) Australia (d) Sri Lan ka

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(a) 2 (b) 3 46. Japanese art 'Ikebana' is re lated to ____ .
(c) 4 (d) 5 (a) paper folding (b) flower arrangement

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36. In which of the following class can we put Adrenaline ? (c) tree cutting (d) sand art
(a) Hormone (b) Enzyme 47. Who was awarded the 2017 Padma Bhushan Award in
(c) Protein (d) Fat the field of Art-Music ?
37. Supercooling is cooling of liquid– (a) Devi Prasad Dwivedi
(a) below melting point (b) Anuradha Paudwal
(b) below freezing point
(c) Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
(c) at melting point
(d) K. J. Yesudas
(d) above melting point
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48. Who has recently launched his autobiography titled 'An 56. Raman spends 80% of his in come. If his income is
Unsuitable Boy' ? increased by 25% and the expen diture increases by
(a) Rishi Kapoor (b) M.S. Dhoni 10%, then what will be the precentage increase in his
(c) Karan Johar (d) Vikram Seth savings ?
49. Which of the following country is not a member of 'The (a) 17 (b) 70
Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)"? (c) 77 (d) 85
(a) Sri Lanka (b) Mauritius 57. By Selling 90 pens for ` 80 a man loses 20%. What
(c) Seychelles (d) China should be the selling price (in `) of 90 pens for 20%
profit ?
50. Which country has launched the longest bullet train line
coverning a distance of 2252 kilometres in January, (a) 90 (b) 100
2017 ? (c) 110 (d) 120
(a) Japan (b) China 58. The average weight of 100 students is 32 kg. The
average weight of first 49 students is 30 kg. and that of
(c) Afghanistan (d) Myanmar
last 50 students is 34 kg. what is the weight (in kg.) of
(QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE) the 50th student ?

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51. If x + y + z = 0. then what is the value of (a) 25 (b) 30
(c) 32 (d) 33
x2 y3 z2
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59. The price of a diamond is directly proportional to square
3 z 3 xz 3 x
of its weight. A man broke the diamond accidently in

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(a) 0 (b) xz three pieces in the ratio of 3 : 5 : 7 and thus lost `
(c) y (d) 3y 42600. What was the original price (in `) of the

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diamond ?
2+ 3
52. If x = ] then what is the value of (a) 11786 (b) 60000

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2– 3 (c) 67500 (d) 75000
x2 + x –9 ? 60. A trader allows a discount of 15% on a trolley bag
having list price of ` 1360 and earns a profit of 15.6%.

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(a) 0 (b) 3 2
What is the cost price (in `) of the trolley bag ?
(c) 3 3 (d) 5 3
(a) 1000 (b) 1005

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3 3
53. If x + y = 5, x + y = 35, then what is the positive difference (c) 1050 (d) 1156
between x and y ? 61. ABC is a right angled triangle in which A = 90º, AB
(a) 0 (b) 1 = 5 cm and AC = 12 cm. What is the approximate volume

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(c) 5 (d) 6 (in cm3) of the double cone formed by rotating the
triangle about its hypotenuse ?

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54. Rohan borrowed a certain sum of money at simple in
(a) 145 (b) 290
terest. The rate of interest was 3% per annum for first
(c) 435 (d) 580
3 years, 4% per annum for next 5 years and 6% per
62. A and B have to type a book together containing 120

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annum for next 7 years. If he paid Rs. 2059 as interest,
then what is the sum borrowed (in Rs.) ? pages. A takes 9 hrs to type 36 pages and B takes 5 hrs
to type 40 pages. A typed first 60 pages alone and the last
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60 pages were typed by A and B together. How much time
(c) 2900 (d) 3100 (in hours) will be taken to type the complete book ?
55. A man made four trips of equal distance. His speed on (a) 24 (b) 20
first trip was 60 km/hr and in each subsequent trip his (c) 12 (d) 15
speed was half of the previous trip. What is the average
63. What is the sum of all prime numbers between 60 and 80?
speed (in km/hr) of the man in these four trips ?
(a) 272 (b) 284
(a) 16 (b) 30
(c) 351 (d) 414
(c) 28.125 (d) 27.5
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64. If x   1 ] then what is the value of
x (c) 6 (d) 6.5
1 1 1 1 1  625
  
x  x  1 x  1 x 2  1 x 2  1  ? 69. If cosec2 =
576
, then what is the value of
2  sin   cos  
(a)  5 (b)
5  sin   cos   ?
 
2 5
(c)  (d)  31
5 2 (a) 1 (b)
65. PQ is a diameter of a circle with centre O. RS is a 17
chord parallel to PQ that subtends an angle of 40º at the 17 14
centre of the circle. If PR and QS are produced to meet (c) (d)
31 25
at T, then what will be the measure (in degrees) of
 PTQ? 3  cos 39  2 2
70. What is the value of    sin 39  sin 51 ?
2  sin 51 
1 5
(a) (b)
2 2
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P (c) 0 (d) Both and
2 2
 sinB 

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B  

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 B
(a) cot   (b) cot 2B
2
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(c) 70 (d) 90 the ratio of production to sales of two bike-manufacturing
66. In the given figure, AMB = 130º, then what is the firms over the period of 6 years.
value (in degrees) of ABQ ?

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(a) 40 (b) 50 Company 1 Company 2
(c) 60 (d) 90 1.6
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1.3 1.3 1.3
cm, then what is the value (in cm,) of PQ ? 1.2
1.1
Q
P 1 0.9

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0.8 0.9
0.8
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0.6 0.75 0.7

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S 0.4
(a) 9 (b) 12 0.4
0.2
(c) 18 (d) 27

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68. In the given figure, a circle touches quadrilateral ABCD. 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
If AB = 2x + 3, BC = 3x – 1, Year
CD = x + 6 and DA = x + 4, then what is the value of x ?

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B
Assume if in any year sales is more than production then
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both the companies have sufficient stock to meet such
instances.
72. If the sales of company 1 in year 2015 was 50000 units,
then what was its production (in units) in year 2015 ?
C (a) 38460 (b) 45000
(c) 52000 (d) 65000
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73. The production of company 2 in year 2012 is 30000. If Direction (Q. 82-83) : In the following questions, out of the
sales of company 2 in year 2012 and 2013 are same, four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to
then what was its production (in units) in year 2013 ? the word given.
(a) 100000 (b) 16000 82. Niggardly
(c) 30000 (d) 20000 (a) Mingy (b) Inefficient
(c) Generous (d) Sinful
74. The production of company 1 in year 2014 is 18000 and
83. Dissident
sales of company 2 in year 2012 is 15000. What is the
(a) Alienated (b) Iconoclast
ratio of difference in sales and production of company 1
in year 2014 and that of company 2 in year 2012 ? (c) Divisive (d) Orthodox
Direction (Q. 84-85) : In the following questions, out of the
(a) 8 : 15 (b) 7: 16
four alternatives, select the alternative which best
(c) 9 : 11 (d) 3 : 8
expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
75. Company I Sold 20000 bikes each year from 2011 to 84. Bear the palm
2016 and company 2 sold 10000 bikes each year from (a) To face the consequences
2011 to 2016. What is the difference (in units) in (b) To meet death
average yearly production of companies I and 2? (c) To be able to predict future

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(a) 6733.33 (b) 7500 (d) To win
(c) 8666.66 (d) 9333.33 85. To give the devil his due

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(ENGLISH LANGUAGE) (a) To punish the wrong person
(b) To give credit to even a notorious person

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Direction (Q. 76 -77) : In the following qeustions, some part
(c) To let the enemy learn the lesson on his own
of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of
(d) To stand in the way of the devil

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the sentence has an error and select the appropriate
Directions (Q. 86-87) : Improve the bracketed part of
option. If a sentance is free from error, select 'No Error'.
each sentence.
76. He did not go (a)/to the temple on foot (b)/ he went there

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86. (No sooner the advertise ment regarding the launch of
by the car.(c)/ No Error (d)
new smart phone appeared) then there was a rush on the
77. She ascended (a)/to the throne (b)/at the early age of
online website for prebooking the same.

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seven, (c)/No Error (d)
(a) No sooner the advotiesment regarding the launched
Directions (Q. 78-79) : In the following questions, the
of new smart phone appeared
sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an

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(b) No sooner did the advertisement regarding the
appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the
four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option. launch of new smart phone appeared
78. Neha's mother was annoyed with her as she could not (c) The advertisement regarding the launch of new smart

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_____ her examination. phone was no sooner having appeared
(a) get off (b) get on (d) No improvement

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(c) get upon (d) get through 87. The equipment is (adapted to) cotton industries.
79. I shall ____ her if she apologises to me for her misbe (a) Adapted from
haviour . (b) Adapted for

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(a) pardon (b) forgive (c) Adapted of
(c) punish (d) reprimand (d) No improvement
Directions (Q. 80-81) : In the following questions, out of the Directions (Q. 88-89) : In the following questions, out of the

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four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best
the word given. substitute of the phrase.
80. Ebullient 88. One who loads and uploads ships
(a) Deceitful (b) Insincerity (a) Stevedore (b) Transgressor
(c) Enthusiastic (d) Prejudice (c) Lapidist (d) Reticent
81. Truculent 89. Belief or opinion contrary to what is generally accepted
(a) Ferocious (b) Luxurious (a) Invocation (b) Incognito
(c) Luscious (d) Delicious (c) Heresy (d) Mercenary
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Directions (Q. 90-91) : In the following questions, four words I saw him leaving the movie theatre.
are given out of which one word is in correctly "spelt. (a) He was seen leaving the movie theatre by me.
Find to incorrectly spelt word. (b) Leaving the movie theatre he was see by me.
90. (a) Tomorrow (b) Occurence (c) He was seen to be leaving the movie theatre.
(c) Temperature (d) Preferable (d) He had been seen leaving the movie theatre.
91. (a) Receeding (b) Cemetery 95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in
(c) Parallelogram (d) Rehearsal Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
Directions (Q. 92-93) : The questions below consist of a set suggested, select the one which best expresses the same
of labelled sentences, Out of the four options given, sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
select the most ; logical order of the sentences to from The principal said, 'Be quiet, girls."
a coherent paragraph. (a) The principal called the girls and ordred them to be
92. P. If all the requirements of the villages are satisfied quiet.
there by itself. then the peasants will usefully utilize (b) The principal commanded the girls that they be
their spare time. quiet.
Q. Let us consider the village artisans. (c) The principal urged the girls to be quiet.
R. This will also provide em ployment to all the edu- (d) The principal said that the girls should be quiet.
cated people of the villages. Directions (Q. 96-100) : In the following passage some of the

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of rural life. select the correct answer for the given blank
(a) SQPR (b) PRQS (numbered) out of the four alternatives.

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93. P. Practical farming includes knowledge of fruit and routine. His life is all care and (96). He does not have
vegetable farming. (97) for anyting but his duties and occupation for (98)
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money. Men, in all (99) may have been prone to this
own farms because the village itself will provide disease and; indeed, we in India may not have been
ample field work facilities. (100) by it to the extent that people in western

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R. Agriculture should be made compulsory in higher countries have been.
secondary schools; alternatively, the urban 96. (a) wisdom (b) success
students can be taught townplanning, industrial (c) worry (d) anxiety

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planning etc. 97. (a) resources (b) time
S. Therefore, at this stage, only theoretical education (c) material (d) money
for the village students would suffice.

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98. (a) making (b) minting
(a) QRSP (b) RPQS (c) collecting (d) spending
(c) RSPQ (d) QPRS 99. (a) spheres (b) streams
94. In the following question, a sentence has been given in

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(c) areas (d) ages
Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested,
100. (a) infected (b) inflicted
select the one which best expresses the same sentence

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(c) accompanied (d) associate
in Passive/Active voice.

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1. (c) As, Similarly,
Frogs belong to amphibians of the order Anura.

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Similarly, lizards belong to Reptile. D MS W WN H D
2. (a) As,
D J L O WQ O J

(Pairs of opposite letters)


3. (c) As, 7 × (7 + 1)  7 × 8 = 56
(Pairs of opposite letters) Similarly, 11 × (11 + 1) 11 × 12 = 132
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4. (a) Except Music, all others are such persona who 12. (c) There is only one 'L' in the given word. Therefore,
exhibit skill in certain fields. Music refors to the
the word WALLER cannot be formed.
arrangement of sounds in a pleasing sequence.
13. (a) As,
–3 –3
5. (b) J  G  D S P I C E Y
–3 –3 –4
X  U  R –4
–3 –3 E L O
Q  N  K U A Y
And
–2 –3
N   L   I
P O N D E R
6. (d) Except the number 93, all other numbers are Prime –4 –4
Numbers.
7. (a) Arrangement of words as per order in the dictionary: J K L N A Z
Similarly,
4. Carnation H O U S E D
–4 –4
1. Counter

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Q K D Z A O
3. Create 14. (d) 14 × 12 – 16 ÷ 18 = ?
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5. Creator
 ? = 14 + 12 × 16 – 18

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2. Crop  ? = 14 + 192 – 18
 ? = 206 – 18 = 188

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8. (c)
4 5 4 5 4 5 15. (b) As,
A   E   J   N   S   W  B

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18 × 12 = 206
 9. (b) The given Series is :  18 × 12 – 10 = 206
3 7 16 36 74  216 – 10 = 206

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×2+1 ×2+2 ×2+3 ×2+4 19 × 22 = 408

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So,the missing number is 74.  19 × 22 – 10 = 408
10. (b) Let the present age of L' = 7x years  418 – 10 = 408
Present age of N = 5x years Similarly,

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According to question 23 × 36 = ?
5x + 7 = 32

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 ? = 23 × 36 – 10
 5x = 32 – 7 = 25
 ? = 828 – 10 = 818
25
 x= =5 16. (b) In First Column

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2 × 7 + (5)2
Present age of L= 7x years = 7 × 5 = 35 years
 14 + 25 = 39

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11. (c) According to question,
In Second Column
Sister
Chetan Girl 4 × 2 + (3)2
 8 + 9 = 17
Daughter
Father In Third column
Grand 1 × 6 + (5)2
mother Child
 6 + 25 = 31
So, it is clearly the girl is chetan's Sister.
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17. (b) 25. (b) T  03, 10, 22, 34, 41


A A  00 , 12, 24, 31, 43

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E  56, 68, 75 , 87, 99
F TAKE = 41, 00, 89, 75
D B 26. (d) Perfect Competition is a form of market in which
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there are very large number of buyers and sellers of
a homoge neous product. Price is deter mined by
the market forces of the supply and demand and not
C by firms.
27. (d) In economics, the Lorenz curve is a graphical
The triangles are given below.
represen tation of the distribution of income or of
 ADE ;  AEG ;  AGB ;  ADG ;
 AEB ;  ADB ;  CFD ;  CFB ;  CBD ; wealth. The graph plots percentiles of the

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Thus, there are 9 triangles population according to income or wealth on the
18. (d) According to statements : horizontal axis. It was developed by Max O.

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Blue 28. (d) Article 18 under Part III of Indian constitution deals
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prevents the state from confirming any title except
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military and academic distinction. Article 18 prohibits
Blue the Indian citizens from receiving titles from any
Plates cups

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Spoons foreign state.
29. (c) Ariticle 360 deals with provisions regarding financial
emergency. It states that if the President is satisfied

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19. (b)The symbols , ,  and  are on the faces adjacent financial stability or credit of India is threat ened, he

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to symbol . or she can declare financial emergency, Such an
Therefore ,  lies opposite to . emergency must be approved by the Parliament
within two months.

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The symbols , ,  and  are on the faces adjacent to
. Therefore,  lies opposite to . 30. (d) The Poona Pact refers to an agreement between Dr.

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Now ,  lies opposite . Babasaheb. Ambedkar and Mahatma Gandhi signed
 connot be on the faces adjacent to . Therefore, on 24 September, 1932 at Yerwada Central Jail in
Options (a), (c) and (d) can be climinated. Pune, Maharashtr. It was signed to annul Macdonald

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20. (d)The huts that are covered and muddy can be Award giving separate electorate to Dalits for
represented by the region common to all the three electing members of state legislative assemblies in
British India.

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geometrical figures Such region is marked '19'.
31. (c) Sati system (the immolation of a Hindu widow on the
21. (d)Answer figure (d) will Complete the pattern of the
funeral pyre of her deceased husband) was formally
question figure.
banned in all jurisdictions of British India by Lord
22. (b) 23. (a) William Bentinck on 4 December, 1829. It was done so
24. (c) The Complete mirror image of the given question under the Bengal Sati Regulation that described the
practice of Sati as revolting to the feelings of human
figure is nature.
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32. (d) Greenhouse gases are those that absorb and emit formula C6H5OH. The molecule consists of a phenyl
infrared radiation in the wavelength range emitted by group (–C6H5) bonded to a hydroxyl group (–OH).
Earth. The primary green-house gases in Earth's It is primarily used to synthe size plastics and
atmosphere are : Water vapor (H2O), Carbon dioxide related materials.
(CO2), Methane (CH4), Nitrous oxide (N2O), Ozone 41. (b) J.J. Thomson is credited with the discovery and identi
(O3), and Chlorofluorcarbons (CFCs). fication of the electron. Thomson, in 1897, was the
33. (b) Tropical Deciduous Forests are the most widespread first to suggest that one of the fundamental units was
forests out of all the types of forests in India. Also, more than 1,000 times smaller than an atom, suggesting
called as Monsoon Forests. They are found in the the subatomic particle now known as the electron.
regions having rainfall between 70-200 cm. 42. (b) Medha Patkaris the founder member of Narmada
34. (b) Universal donor is a person who is type O in th Bachao Andolan (NBA) in three states: Madhya
ABO blood group system and negative of RhD Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat, NBA has been
blood group antigen and can donate blood to all engaged in a struggle for justice for the people
recipients. O-blood type doesn't have antigen for A affected by the dam projects related to the Sardar
or B and Rh antigen on the surface of its RBCs. Sarovar dams project.
Because of the absence of Rh factor, O-blood type 43. (c) Under the new UDAN scheme, people in tier 2 and

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can be given to patients of either Rh type. tier 3 cities can fly at just ` 2500 per hour. The fare
35. (b) The human brain is divided into three parts : for regional domestic flights will be capped at ` 2500
per hour of flight for a fixed wing aircraft. For

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* The brainstem which has the pons, the midbrain, and
the medulla oblongata. journey on a helicopter, the fare has been capped at

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* The cerebellum which forms the hindbrain along with ` 2500 for every 30 minutes, i.e. ` 5000 per ho