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PART IVPART III
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
101. Of the three numbers, the sum of the first
two is 55, sum of the second and third is 65
and sum of third with thrice of the first is
110. The third number is
(a) 25 (b) 30
(c) 35 (d) 28
102. Among the numbers 3 5 4 2, 9, 16 32 , the
greatest one is
(a) 2 (b) 39
(c) 4 16 (d) 5 32
103. The sum of the numerator and denominator
of a positive fraction is 11. If 2 is added to
both numerator and denominator, the
fraction is increased by 1/24. The difference
of numerator and denominator of the
fraction is
(a) 5 (b) 3
(c) 1 (d) 9
104. The expression 26n – 42n, where n is a natural
number is always divisible by
(a) 15 (b) 18
(c) 36 (d) 48
105. The sum of a pair of positive integers is 336
and their H.C.F. is 21. The number of such
possible pairs is
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5
106. The difference between the exterior and
interior angles at a vertex of a regular
polygon is 150°. The number of sides of the
polygon is
(a) 10 (b) 15 (c) 24 (d) 30
107. Each edge of a regular tetrahedron is 3 cm,
then its volume is
(a)
9 2 . .
4
c c (b) 27 3 . . c c
(c)
4 2 . .
9
c c (d) 9 3 . . c c

108. A toy is in the form of a cone mounted on a
hemisphere. The radius of the hemisphere
and that of the cone is 3 cm and height of
the cone is 4 cm. The total surface area of the
toy
(taking
22
7
p ) is
(a) 75.43 sq. cm. (b) 103.71 sq. cm.
(c) 85.35 sq. cm. (d) 120.71 sq. cm.
109. The respective heights and volumes of a
hemisphere and a right circular cylinder are
equal, then the ratio of their radii is
(a) 2: 3 (b) 3 :1
(c) 3: 2 (d) 2: 3
110. The four equal circles of radius 4 cm drawn
on the four corners of a square touch each
other externally. Then the area of the portion
between the square and the four sectors is
(a) 9 (– 4) sq. cm. (a) 16 (– 4) sq. cm.
(c) 9 (4 ) sq. cm. (d) 16 (4 ) sq.cm.
111. Two adjacent sides of a parallelogram are
of lengths 15 cm and 18 cm. If the distance
between two smaller sides is 12 cm, then
the distance between two bigger sides is
(a) 8 cm (b) 10 cm
(c) 12 cm (d) 15 cm
112. A metal pipe is 21 cm long and its exterior
diameter is 8 cm. If the thickness of the pipe
is 1 cm and the metal weighs 8 gm/cm” the
weight of the pipe
(in kg.) is
22
7
use p 

(a) 3.696 (b) 3.669
(c) 3.966 (d) 3.699
113. 2 men and 3 women can do a piece of work
in 10 days while 3 men and 2 women can
do the same work in 8 days. Then, 2 men
and 1 woman can do the same work in
(a) 12 days (b) 12 ½ days.
(c) 13 days (d) 13 ½ days
114. A can do a work in 21 days. B is 40% more
efficient than A. The number of days
required for B to finish the same work alone
is
(a) 10 (b) 12
(c) 15 (d) 18
115. A discount series of 10%. 20% and 40% is
equal to a single discount of
(a) 50% (b) 56.8%
(c) 70% (d) 70.28%
116. In a shop, shirts are usually sold at 40%
above the cost price. During a sale, the
shopkeeper offers a discount of 10% off the
usual selling price. If he manages to sell 72
shirts for Rs. 13,608, then his cost price per
shirt, in Rs. is
(a) 210 (b) 150
(c) 149 (d) 125
117. If A : B = 4:9andA : C = 2 : 3, then (A + B) : (A
+ C) is
(a) 15: 13 (b) 10 : 13
(c) 13: 1 0 (d) 13: 15
118. Two vessels A and B contains acid and
water in the ratio 4 : 3 and 5 : 3 respectively.
Then the ratio in which these mixtures to be
mixed to obtain a new mixture in vessel C
containing acid and water in the ratio 3 : 2
is
(a) 5 : 8 (b) 7 : 8
(c) 7 : 5 (d) 4 : 7
119. The batting average for 40 innings of a
cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score
exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these
two innings are excluded, the average of the
remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. The
highest score of the player is
(a) 165 runs (b) 170 runs
(c) 172 runs (d) 174 runs
120. Five years ago, the average age of P and Q
was 25. The average age of P, Q and R today
is 25. Age of R after 5 years will be
(a) 15 (b) 20
(c) 40 (d) 35

121. Some toffees are bought at the rate of 11 for
Rs. 10 and the same number at the rate of 9
for Rs 10. If the whole lot is sold at one rupee
per toffee, find the gain or loss %.
(a) Gain 2% (b) Loss 2%
(c) Loss 1 % (d) Gain 1 %
122. If the cost price of 25 articles is equal to the
selling price of 20 articles, then the gain
percentageis
(a) 20% (b) 22.5%
(c) 25% (d) 27.5%
123. Shelf A has 4/5 of the number of books that
shelf B has. If 25% of the books in A are
transferred to B and then 25% of the books
from B are transferred to A, then the
percentage of the total number of books that
A will have is
(a) 25 (b) 50
(c) 75 (d) 100
124. A vessel has 60 litres of solution of acid and
water having 80% acid. How much water
be added to make it a solution in which acid
forms 60% ?
(a) 48 litres (b) 20 litres
(c) 36 litres (d) None of these
125. A man rows 40 km upstream in 8 hours and
a distances of 36 km downstream in 6 hours.
Then speed of stream is
(a) 0.5 km/hr (b) 1.5 km/hr
(c) 1 km/hr (d) 3 km/hr
126. The difference between simple and
compound interest on a certain sum of
money at 5% p.a. for 2 years is Rs. 160. Find
the sum.
(a) Rs. 64,000 (b) Rs. 60,000
(c) Rs. 40,000 (d) Rs. 48,000
127. If 1 2,
2
x
x
find the value of 3
3
1 8 . x
x

(a) 48 (b) 88
(c) 40 (d) 44
128. If x = 2 – 21/3 + 22/3, then the value of x3– 6x2
+ 18x + 18 is
(a) 22 (b) 33
(c) 40 (d) 45
129. If 1 2 x
x
and k is real, then the value of
17
19
1 x
x
is
(a) 1 (b) 0
(c) 2 (d) –2
130. If x2 + y2 – 4x – 4y + 8 = 0, then the value of x
- y is
(a) 4 (b) – 4
(c) 0 (d) 8
131. If a3 – b3 – c3 – 3abc = 0, then
(a) a = b= c (b) a + b + c = 0
(c) a + c = b (d) a = b + c
132. In ABC, O is the centroid and AD, BE, CF
are three medians and the area of AOE
= 15 cm2, then area of quadrilateral BDOF is
(a) 20 cm2 (b) 30 cm2
(c) 40 cm2 (d) 25 cm2
133. The radius of two concentric circles are 9
cm and 15 cm. If the chord of the greater
circle be a tangent to the smaller circle, then
the length of that chord is
(a) 24 cm (b) 12 cm
(c) 30 cm (d) 18 cm
134 O and C are respectively the orthocentre and
circumcentre of an acute-angled triangle
PQR. The points P and 0 are joined and
produced to meet the side QR at S. If PQS =
60° and QCR = 130°, then RPS =
(a) 300
(b) 350
(c) 100° (d) 604
135. The length of a chord of a circle
is equal to
the radius of the circle. The angle which this
chord subtends in the major segment of the
circle is equal to
(a) 30° (b) 45°
(c) 60° (d) 90°

136. In ABC, AD is the internal bisector of LA,
meeting the side BC at D. If BD = 5 cm, BC =
7.5 cm, then AB : AC is
(a) 2 : 1 (b) 1 : 2
(c) 4 : 5 (d) 3 : 5
137. If sin + cos = 2 (0° < 90°), then sin
2
3


=
(a) sin
2

(b) cos
3

(c) sin
3

(d)
2 cos
3

138. If cos4 – sin 4 = 2/3, then the value of 2
cos2 – 1 is
(a) 0 (b) 1
(c)
2
3 (d)
3
2
139. The value of cot 10° . cot 20° . cot 60° . cot 70°
. cot 80° is
(a) 1 (b) –1
(c) 3 (d)
1
3
140. At a point on a horizontal line through the
base of a monument, the angle of elevation
of the top of the monument is found to be
such that its tan gent is 1
5 . On walking 138
metres towards the monument the secant of
the angle of elevation vation is found to be
193 .
12
The height of the monument (in
metre) is
(a) 35 (b) 49
(c) 42 (d) 56
141. If sin a sec (30° + ) = 1 (0 < < 60°), then the
value of sin + cos 2is
(a) 1 (b)
2 3
2 3

(c) 0 (d) 2

Directions (142- 146): Read the following graph and
Trade Deficit of a Country in Crores of Rupees
1994-95
1993-94
1992-93
1991-92
1990-91
1989-90
1988-89
1987-88 2200
3100
2100
2800
2600
3600
4200
2600
142. The deficit in 1993-94 was roughly how
many times the deficit in 1990-91 ?
(a) 1.4 (b) 1.5
(c) 2.5 (d) 0.5
143. Percentage increase in deficit in 1993-94 as
compared to deficit in 1989-90 was
(a) 200 (b) 150
(c) 100 (d) 2100
144. In which of the following years, the percent
increase of deficit was highest over its
preceding year?
(a) 1992-93 (b) 1990-91
(c) 1993-94 (d) 1988-89
145. The ratio of the number of years, in which
the trade deficit is above the average deficit,
to those years in which the trade deficit is
below the average deficit, is
(a) 3 : 5 (b) 5 : 3
(c) 4 : 4 (d) 3 : 4
146. The deficit in 1992-93 was approximately
how many percent of the average deficit?
(a) 150 (b) 140
(c) 125 (d) 90

147. The employee who has minimum
ratio of
income from arrears to income from salary
is
(a) K (b) L
(c) M (d) N
148. The employee who earns maximum
bonus
in comparison to his total Income.
(a) M (b) N
(c) L (d) K
149. The employee who has maximum
percentage of his salary out of the total
income.
(a) K (b) L
(c) M (d) O
150. The income from overtime is what percent
of the income from the arrears in case of
employees in category O ?
(a) 80 (b) 75
(c) 25 (d) 20

Directions (147 - 150): Study the following table and answer questions 147 to 150
Employees
Source of K L M N O
income of (in `)
Salary 12,000 6,000 21,000 9,000 12,000
Bonus 2,400 1,200 4,500 2,400 3,000
Overtime 5,400 2,100 6,000 5,100 6,000
Arrears 6,000 5,400 12,000 4,200 7,500
Miscellaneous 1,200 300 1,500 300 1,500
Total 27,000 15,000 45,000 21,000 30,000

101. (c) 102. (b) 103. (c) 104. (d) 105. (c) 106. (c) 107.(a) 108. (b) 109. (c) 110. (d)
111. (b) 112. (a) 113. (b) 114. (c) 115. (b) 116. (b) 117. (c) 118. (b) 119. (d) 120. (b)
121. (c) 122. (c) 123. (b) 124. (b) 125. (a) 126. (a) 127. (c) 128. (c) 129. (c) 130. (c)
131. (d) 132. (b) 133. (a) 134. (b) 135. (a) 136. (a) 137. (b) 138. (c) 139. (c) 140. (c)
141. (a) 142. (b) 143. (c) 144. (d) 145. (a) 146. (c) 147. (d) 148. (b) 149. (c) 150. (a)
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GENERAL AWARENESS
151. Cost of production of the producer is given
by:
(a) sum of wages paid to labourers.
(b) sum of wages and interest paid on
capital.
(c) sum of wages, interest, rent and
supernormal profit.
(d) sum of wages, interest, rent and normal
profit.
152. ‘Kesari’, the Newspaper was started by
(a) G.K. Gokhale (b) B. G. Tilak
(c) Sardar Patel
(d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
153. When was the Indian Constitution adopted?
(a) 15th August, 1947
(b) 26th November, 1949
(c) 26th January, 1950
(d) 2nd October, 1952
154. Which one of the following is the smallest
endocrine gland in human body ?
(c) Pituitary (d) Pancreas
155. Double is a_______data type.
(a) primitive (b) user defined
(c) system defined (d) local
156. Yellow spots on citrus leaves is due to the
deficiency of:
(a) Zinc (b) Magnesium
(c) Boron (d) Iron
157. Rangaswami Cup is associated
with
(a) Wrestling
(b) Football
(c) Hockey (d) Golf
158. The working of a rockets based on the
principle of:
(a) Conservation of momentum
(b) Conservation of mass
(c) Conservation of energy
(d) Conservation of angular momentum

159. Which one of the following is a Wild Life
Sanctuary ?
(a) Jaldapara (b) Garumara
(c) Corbett (d) Chapramari
160. The river which is used for inland
waterways in India is .
(a) Ganga (b) Cauveri
(c) Mahi (d) Luni
161. The atmospheric layer closest to the earth
is:
(a) Mesosphere (b) Hydrosphere
(c) Troposphere (d) Ionosphere
162. ‘Yellow Revolution’ is associated with the
production of
(a) Poultry (b) Gold
(c) Sunflower (d) Oil seeds
163. Under the “Indira Gandhi National Old Age
Pension Scheme”, the amount of pension for
those above 80 years has been increased per
month from ` 200 to
(a) ` 300 (b) ` 400
(c) ` 500 (d) `1000
164. The state which has recently overtaken
Karnataka for the top rank in the production
of bio-fertilisers is
(c) Maharashtra (d) Punjab
165. The upper house of the State Legislature in
India is called
(a) Legislative Council
(b) Legislative Assembly
(c) Executive Council
(d) Governor - in - Council
166. Maximum number of sugar factories are
located in
(c) Bihar (d) Assam
167. The All Women Expedition Team of the
Indian Air Force which scaled the Mount
Everest some time back was headed by
(a) Sqn. Ldr. D. Panda
(b) Sqn. Ldr. Nirupama Pandey
(c) Flt. Lt. Nivedita Choudhary
(d) Flt. Lt. Rajika Sharma
168. While computing national income estimates,
which of the following is required to be
observed?
(a) The value of exports to be added and the
value of imports to be subtracted
(b) The value of exports to be subtracted and
the value of imports to be added
(c) The value of both exports and imports
(d) The value of both exports and imports
to be subtracted
169. If the Prime Minister of India submits his
resignation to the President, it will mean the
resignation of the
(a) Prime Minister only
(b) Prime Minister and the Cabinet
Ministers
(c) Entire Council of Ministers
(d) Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers and
the Speaker
170. A fuse wire is made of:
(a) an alloy of tin and copper
(b) an alloy of tin and lead
(c) an alloy of tin and aluminium
(d) an alloy of nickel and chromium
171. Iltutmish established a centre of learning at
(a) Multan (b) Kolkata
(c) Alwar (d) Patna
172. The energy that can harness heat stored
below the earth’s surface is known as ;
(a) thermal energy
(b) nuclear energy
(c) tidal energy
(d) geothermal energy
173. The temperature of boiling water in a steam
engine may be high because
(a) there are dissolved substances in water
(b) there is low pressure inside the boiler
(c) there is high pressure inside the boiler
(d) the fire is at very high temperature

174. Konark which has famous ‘Sun God
Temple’ with wonderful specimens of
Hindu architecture lies in the state of:
(a) Orissa (b) Gujarat
175. AGMARK is a guarantee of standard
(a) quality (b) quantity
(c) weight (d) size
176. Vector of Kala-azar is
(a) Anopheles mosquito
(b) Culex mosquito
(c) Tse-Tsefly (d) Sand fly
177. The World Day to Combat Desertification is
observed every, year on:
(a) 4th May (b) 17th June
(c) 14th August (d) 3rd October
178. In case no party enjoys absolute majority in
the Legislative Assembly of a state, the
Governor will go by
(a) the advice of former Chief Minister
(b) the advice of the Prime Minister
(c) the advice of the President of India
(d) his own discretion
179. The planet that takes 88 days to make one
revolution of the sun is
(a) Mercury (b) Saturn
(c) Jupiter (d) Mars
180. The chief raw material used for
manufacturing Rayon is
(a) Nylon (b) Cellulose
Argon
181. ‘Giddha’ is a form of dance associated with
the state of
(a) Punjab
(c) Haryana
(d) Rajasthan
182. The gas used to dilute oxygen for breathing
by deep sea divers is
(a) Neon (b) Argon
(c) Nitrogen (d) Helium
183. An instrument used to measure humidity
is:
(a) Anemometer (b) Hygrometer
(c) Thermometer (d) Pyrheliometer
184. Fat can be separated from milk in a cream
separator because of:
(a) Cohesive force
(b) Gravitational force
(c) Centripetal force (d) Centrifugal force
185. The market price is related to
(a) very short period (b) short period
(c) long period (d) very long period
186. The airways company acquired by South
India’s ‘Sun Group’ is
(a) Go Air (b) IndiGo
(c) Spice Jet (d) Jet Airways
187. India is a secular state because in our
country:
(a) state has no religion
(b) religion has been abolished
(c) state patronises a particular religion
(d) None of these
188. Who was the mother of Mahavira ?
(a) Yashoda (b) Trishala
(c) Jameli (d) Mahamaya
189. Equilibrium price is the price when
(a) supply is greater than demand
(b) supply is less than demand
(c) demand is very high
(d) supply is equal to demand
190. The Third battle of Panipat was fought in
the year
(a) 1526 A. D. (b) 1556 A. D.
(c) 1761 A.D. (d) 1776 A.D.
191. Which of the following years has been
ranked as one of the three warmest years ?
(a) 2006 (b) 2008
(c) 2009 (d) 2010
192. Cadmium pollution is associated with
(a) Minamata disease
(b) Black foot disease
(c) Dyslexia (d) Itaiitai

193. The Great Bath of Indus Valley Civilization
is found at;
(a) Harappa (b) Mohenjodaro
(c) Ropar (d) Kalibangan
194. Who invented ‘Helicopter’?
(a) Cockrell (b) Brequet
(c) Otis (d) Frank Whittle
195. Most of the computers available today are
(a) 3rd generation computers
(b) 4th generation computers
(c) 5th generation computers
(d) 6th generation computers
196. Bleaching powder is prepared by passing
(a) Chlorine over slaked lime
(b) Oxygen over slaked lime
(c) Carbon dioxide over slaked lime
(d) Chlorine over quick lime
197. Gas released during Bhopal tragedy was
(a) Sodium isothiocyanate
(b) Potassium isothiocyanate
(c) Ethyl isothiocyanate
(d) Methyl isothiocyanate
198. ‘National Botanical Garden’ is located at
(a) Shimla (b) Kolkata
(c) Lucknow (d) Bengaluru
199. October and November months give more
rainfall to
(a) Malwa Plateau
(b) Chota Nagpur Plateau
(c) Eastern Hills
(d) Coromandal Coast
200. Which one of the following is considered as
(a) Hippopotamus (b) Pigeon
(c) Vulture (d) Owl
151. (d) 152. (b) 153. (b) 154. (c) 155. (a) 156. (b) 157. (c) 158. (a) 159. (c) 160. (a)
161. (c) 162. (d) 163. (c) 164. (a) 165. (a) 166. (a) 167. (b) 168. (a) 169. (c) 170. (b)
171. (d) 172. (d) 173. (c) 174. (a) 175.(a) 176. (d) 177. (b) 178. (d) 179. (a) 180. (b)
181. (a) 182. (d) 183. (b) 184. (d) 185. (a) 186. (c) 187. (a) 188. (b) 189. (d) 190. (c)
191. (d) 192. (d) 193. (b) 194. (b) 195. (b) 196. (a) 197. (d) 198. (b) 199. (d) 200. (b)

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