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LEVEL - 2
Year 2010-11

MENTAL ABILITY

andmotorcyclesparkedatacarparkfromMonday
to Thursday last week. On which day was the
difference between the number of cars and the
number of motorcycles largest ?
(A) Monday

(B) Tuesday

(C) Wednesday

168
144
120
96
72
48
24
0

Numberofvehicles

1. Thegivenlinegraphshows the numberofcars

Cars

Motorcycles

(D) Thursday

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Days

2. Choosethealternativewhichmostcloselyresemblesthemirrorimageofthegiven
word.
BRISK
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

3. Mohitwasfacingtheclocktoweratthebeginning.Heturnedanticlockwisetoface
northeast. What angle did he turn through ?
North

(A) 45
(B) 135
(C) 225
(D) 315

Clocktower

4. Shreya drew the following figure on a piece of paper. What fraction


of the figure is unshaded?
1
3
(B)
(A)
3
10
3
2
(C)
(D)
5
3
5. What is the length of the object shown below ?

0
cm 1

(A) 6 cm

(B) 6.5 cm

10

(C) 7 cm

(D) 7.5 cm

6. How many of the given figures have no line of symmetry?

(A) 2
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(B) 3

(C) 4
2

(D) 5

7. What is the missing number in the box ?


4002

(A) 4022

(B) 4024

4042

(C) 4028

(D) 4026

8. How many angles are in the given figure?


(A) 8

(B) 2

(C) 6

(D) 4

9. What is the total mass of 2 balls ?


(A) 0.6kg
(B) 1.5kg

(C) 1.8kg

0
1

kg

2
5

(D) 2.4kg

10. Sarikastarteddoingherhomeworkat11.30a.m.andcompleteditat1.30p.m.What
fraction of the day did she spend doing her homework ?
(A)

1
4

(B)

1
6

(C)

1
12

(D)

1
24

11. Selectafigurefromamongst thefouralternatives,whichwhenplacedintheblank


space of figure (X) would complete the pattern.
(B)

(A)

?
(C)

(D)

Figure(X)

12. Which of the following figures has the largest unshaded area ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

13. Ifinacertaincode,wordSWITCHiswrittenasTVJSDG,whichwordwouldbewritten
as CQFZE ?
(A) BARED

(B) BRAED

(C) BREAD

(D) BRADE

14. What would come next in the given pattern?


11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 25
(A) 26

(B) 27

(C) 29
3

(D) 37
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15. How many number of triangles are there in the given figure?
(A) 13
(B) 14
(C) 15
(D) 16

SCIENCE
16. Inthegivenfigure,containerXcontains10millilitres
(mL) of a liquid.All the liquid from container X
ispouredintocontainerY.Whatwillbethevolume
of the liquid in container Y?
(A) 6 mL

(B) 10 mL

(C) 15 mL

mL
20

mL
60
50
40
30
20
10

15
10
5

(D) 20 mL.

17. Which of the following animals is NOT a vertebrate?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

18. Which of the following is the source of renewable energy?


(A) Tidalenergy

(B) Electricenergy

(C) Magneticenergy (D) Nuclearenergy.

19. In which of the following animals, young ones do NOT resemble their parents?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

20. Latikas parents can play piano. When Latika grows up, she may not know how to
play the piano. Which of the following is correct regarding this?
(A) Playingthepianoisanautomaticbehaviour.
(B) Playingthepianoisalearnedbehaviour.
(C) Playingthepianoisaninheritedtrait.
(D) Noneofthese.
21. Thegivenfiguresshowparticlesofthesamematter.Whichofthemshowsthatthe
matter is hottest?

(A)

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(B)

(C)

(D)

22.
Sun

Earth

Moon

Mercury

Venus

Whichofthefollowingfiguresshowsthecorrectpositionoftheabovementionedbodies
inthesolarsystem?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

23. Match the following nutrients with their food source and select the correct option
from the codes given below.
Nutrient

Food source

(a) Carbohydrate

(i) Milk, egg

(b) Protein

(ii) Salt, spinach

(c) Fat

(iii)Orange, carrot

(d) Vitamin

(iv)Wheat, oat

(e) Mineral

(v) Butter, milk

(A) (a)(i),(b)(iv),(c)(v),(d)(ii),(e)(iii)

(B) (a)(iv),(b)(i),(c)(v),(d)(iii),(e)(ii)

(C) (a)(iv),(b)(iii),(c)(v),(d)(ii),(e)(i)

(D) (a)(i),(b)(iv),(c)(v),(d)(iii),(e)(ii).

24. Rajeev and Ranjit live in Kerala, near seashore. From some days they have been
experiencing earthquake which also causes high sea waves. They are advised to
evacuate the place because they are in danger of
(A) Tornado

(B) Tsunami

(C) Avalanche

(D) Cyclone.

25. Rinkiaccidentallydroppedsomemudintoabeakerfullofdistilledwater.Nowshe
wants to purify it. Which procedure will she follow to get pure water?
(A) Sedimentation Filtration Evaporation Condensation
(B) Filtration Evaporation Condensation Sedimentation
(C) Evaporation Condensation Sedimentation Filtration
(D) Condensation Evaporation Filtration Sedimentation.

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26. Examine the blood reports of Latika shown below. What is the minimum required
haemoglobin?

20/6/2010

(A) 8.5gm/dl

15/9/2010

(B) 13gm/dl

(C) 12gm/dl

(D) 16gm/dl.

27. In which of the labelled parts (PS) in the given figure, does the absorption take
place?
(A) P&Q
(B) Q&R
(C) R&S

P
Q
R
S

(D) S&P.
28. Referthegivenfigureofapermanentsetofteethandidentify
P, Q, R and S.
P
Q
R
S
(A) Molar
Premolar Canine
Incisor
(B) Incisor
Canine
Molar
Premolar
(C) Canine
Incisor
Premolar Molar
(D) Incisor
Canine
Premolar Molar.

R
S

29. Farheenhas toopenajar of jam.The jaristightly sealedandisnot opening.She


putsthejarinsideacontainercontaininghotwater.Afterfewminutes,jargetseasily
opened. What could be the reason for this?
(A) Duetoheat,thejarlidcompressesthatbreakofftheseal
(B) Duetoheat,thejarlidexpandsthatbreakofftheseal
(C) Duetoheat,thejarlidmeltsthatbreakofftheseal
(D) Duetoheat,thejarlidcontractsthatbreakofftheseal.
30. Meghadoesnothavedimplesinhercheekswhereashermotherhas.Hermaternal
cousin, however, has similar set of dimples. This is due to
(A) Dominanttrait
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(B) Recessivetrait

(C) Learnedtrait
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(D) Behaviouraltrait.

31. Ritucollectedsomeleavesfromhergarden.Theleaves
weredifferentinsizesandshapes.Whichofthelabelled
partsinthegivenfigureshow(s)mostvariationamong
the leaves?
(A) Ponly

Q
S

(B) P&R

(C) R&S

(D) P&Q.

32. Which of the following festivals is NOT related to farming?


(A) Baisakhi

(B) Onam

(C) Dusshera

(D) Bihu.

33. Aforestcatchesfireandburnscompletely.Whichofthefollowingcommunitieswill
appear first?

(A) P

(B) Q

(C) R

(D) PorQ.

34. The magnitude or intensity of an earthquake is measured in


(A) Kelvinscale

(B) Mendelscale

(C) Richterscale

(D) Coulombscale.

35. Which of the following uses renewable resources?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

36. Identify the prey and predator in the following food chain and select the correct
option.

Prey
(A) a&b
(B) b&c
(C) b&c
(D) a&b

Predator
b&c
c&d
a&b
c&d.

37. Which of the following changes one form of energy into another?

(A)

(B)

(C)
7

(D)
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38. Lily set up two tanks, X and Y as shown

Fish

in the given figure. After two weeks, she

Water

observedthattheplantintankYhadgrown
Waterplant

bigger than the plant in tank X. Which of


the following is the possible reason for

TankX

TankY

her observation?
(A) ThefishprovidedcarbondioxidefortheplantintankYforphotosynthesis.
(B) ThefishprovidedoxygenfortheplantintankYforphotosynthesis.
(C) ThefishprovidedfoodfortheplantintankYtogrowwell.
(D) TheplantintankXisveryweak.
39. Which of the following milk is preferable for strong bones and teeth?

(A) a

(B) b

(C) Botha&b

(D) Noneofthese.

40. A student wants to see the tubes in a plant stem. Which instrument should the
student use?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

41. Which of the following are examples of levers?

(A) a&d
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(B) b&d

(C) a,b&c
8

(D) a,b,c&d.

42. InthegivenflowchartP,Q,RandSrepresentbloodvesselsthatconnectthevarious
organs in our body.
S

Lungs

Allpartsofthebody

Heart
P

Which of the following two blood vessels carry blood that is rich in oxygen?
(A) P&Q

(B) P&R

(C) R&S

(D) Q&S.

43. Substance X can occupy all the space in each of the containers shown below.
Which one of the following is correct for substance X?
Has weight Definite volume Definite shape
(A)

Yes

Yes

Yes

(B)

Yes

No

(C)

Yes

Yes

No

(D)

Yes

No

125ml

Yes
No

500ml

250ml

44. The given figure shows a process taking place in a green plant. Which arrow is
labelled INCORRECTLY?
Oxygen
Sunlight
Sun
a

hy
rop
hlo
C

ll

c
Sugar

(A) a

(B) b

Carbondioxide

(C) c

(D) d.

45. The given figure shows that the magnetic field of Earth is
similartothatofabarmagnet.AtwhichlocationisEarth's
magnetic field the strongest?
(A) a
(B) b
(C) c
(D) d.
46. Which of the following statements are correct for the given food web?
M

(i) M is an omnivore.
(ii) N is both a predator and a prey.

(iii)Without K, all the animals will die eventually.


(iv)Without P, the population of M will increase.
(A) (i)&(ii)

(B) (i)&(iii)

(C) (ii)&(iii)
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(D) (iii)&(iv).
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47. Sumana has the following traits:


(i) Brown eyes.
(ii) Likes dancing.
(iii)Curly hair.
(iv)Attached earlobes.
(v) Able to roll her tongue.
(vi)Likes chocolate icecream.
How many traits has Sumana inherited from her parents?
(A) 2

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 6.

48. Thegivenfigureshowsanareaoflandthathaschangedaftermanyyears. Which


process changed the shape of the rock layers over time?
River
Rock
layers

Rock
layers

Present

Manyyearsago

(A) Condensation

River

(B) Evaporation

(C) Erosion

(D) Magnetism.

49. Which of the following pie charts shows the correct composition of air?

(A)

Carbon
dioxide
andother
gases

Carbon
dioxide
andother
gases

Carbon
dioxide
andother
gases

Oxygen

Nitrogen

(B)
Oxygen

Nitrogen

Oxygen

Oxygen

(C)

(D)
Nitrogen

Carbon
dioxide
andother
gases
Nitrogen

50. Little or no rainfall is very harmful. It may cause severe conditions except
(A) Droughtduetocontinuouslossofwaterbyevaporationandtranspiration
(B) Reductioninlevelofwaterinpondsandwells
(C) Increasedamountofgroundwater
(D) Agriculturalfailureandreducedharvest.

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SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

11

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SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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14th

LEVEL - 2
Year 2011-12

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MENTAL ABILITY
1. How many lines of symmetry does the figure have ?
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) 3
2. Howmanyunitcubes wereaddedtothesolidIto
obtain the solidII ?
(A) 6
(C) 8

(B) 7
(D) 9

SolidI

SolidII

3. Which of the following nets could represent the net folded to make a box?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

4. Find the area of unshaded part ?


2
(A) 207 cm
(B) 207 cm
2
(C) 171 cm
(D) Noneofthese

3cm
3cm

5. Mohitrecorded theheights offour plants.The heights


arelistedinthegiventable.Whichplanthadthegreatest
height?
(A) PlantP
(B) PlantQ
(C) PlantR
(D) PlantS

PlantHeights
Plant Height(inches)
1
5 inches
P
2
3
5 inches
Q
8
1
R
5 inches
4
7
S
5 inches
16

6. Onelargeboxofcookiescontainsthesamenumberofcookiesas6smallboxes.Each
small box contains an equal number of cookies. A large box of cookies contains
84 cookies. What is the total number of cookies that a small box contains?
(A) 9

(B) 11

(C) 14

(D) 20

7. How many pair(s) of parallel sides does a square have ?


(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

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8. Which of the following numbers has the digit 0 in the hundred thousands place?
(A) 2389017

(B) 5909125

(C) 4230341

(D) 4049863

9. Therewere123playersatasoccercamp.Theplayersweredividedintoteamshaving
11playerseach.Whatwasthetotalnumberofteamsandthetotalnumberofplayers
left over?
(A) 10teams,with3playersleftover
(B) 11teams,with1playerleftover
(C) 11teams,with2playersleftover
(D) 12teams,with3playersleftover
10. Which of the following is equivalent to the expression given below?
(2 1)+(7 0.1)+(5 0.001)
(A) 2.705
(B) 2.750
(C) 20.75
(D) 27.50
11. What is one hundred and twenty four thousand five hundred and forty two in
numerals?
(A) 124245
(B) 124524
(C) 124542
(D) 142542
12. Find the missing number in the number pattern given below.
683216, __ 713216, 728216, 743216
?_,
(A) 681236

(B) 698216

(C) 689216

13. Tomakehotcereal,Garimausesthedirectionson
theback ofthecerealbox, asshown in thetable.
Garimawantstomake10servingsofhotcereal.
Usingthistable,whatisthetotalnumberofcups
of dry cereal that she should use?
1
(A) 1 cups
s
4

1
(B) 2 cups
s
2

(C) 5cups

DirectionsforMakingHotCereal
Numberof DryCereal Water
Servingsof
HotCereal Needed Needed
1 cup
1
1cup
4
1 cup
2
2cups
2
3 cup
3
3cups
4

(D) 10cups

(A) 18

= 1000,

1cup

14. What is the number represented by


+

(D) 698162

(B) 17

4cups

.
+

= 981,

(C) 21

= 1631

(D) 42

15. What is the area of the shaded figure?


2
(A) 102 cm

2
(B) 62 cm

2
(C) 72 cm

2
(D) 27 cm

2cm
3cm

SCIENCE
16. Whichofthesenaturalresourcesisasourceoflumberusedforbuildingahouse?
(A) Ores

(B) Coal

(C) Trees

(D) Grasses

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17. Whichoftheseisthecorrectorderoffoodtravellingthroughthedigestivesystem
after it is swallowed?
(A) Stomach,Oesophagus,Largeintestine,Smallintestine
(B) Smallintestine,Largeintestine,Oesophagus,Stomach
(C) Oesophagus,Stomach,Largeintestine,Smallintestine
(D) Oesophagus,Stomach,Smallintestine,Largeintestine
18. Inhumans,deficiencyofwhichofthefollowingvitaminsshowsthesymptomgiven below?
Thebonesbecomesoftandbend

(A) Vitamin C

(B) Vitamin D

(C) VitaminA

(D) Vitamin B

19. It is the headquarter of the body. It helps us to see, hear and think. What is it?
(A) Heart
(B) Brain
(C) Liver
(D) Intestine
20. How many teeth does a normal adult human being have?
(A) 42
(B) 36
(C) 32
21. Thegivendiagramshowsahillwithfourlabelledpositions
W,X,Yand Z.When aballisrolleddownthehill,then
fromwhichpositionwillitfinishrollingwiththegreatest
speed?
(A) PositionW
(B) PositionX
(C) PositionY
(D) PositionZ

(D) 38
Z

Hill

Y
X
W
Finish

22. You should not store a floppy disk near a magnet because ______ .
(A) Themagnetwillrust
(B) Themagnetwillbecomeweaker
(C) Theinformationinthediskmaybeerased (D) Themagnetwillbreakthedisk.
23. Basedonthegivendataaboutanunknownmaterial,which
of these can be the unknown material?
(A) Gold

(B) Aluminium

(C) Copper

(D) Allofthese

Observationsof
unknownmaterial
Itisshiny
Itconductselectricity
Itisnotmagnetic

24. WhichoftheseplanetsissmallerinsizeascomparedtoEarthandisdense,rocky
and cold?
(A) Venus
(B) Mars
(C) Mercury
(D) Saturn
25. Therocksamplesshownbelowhavebeenplacedinanorderaccordingtoaproperty.
Which property of the rocks is most likely being used to place them in order?
(A) Sizeofrock
(B) Shapeofrock
(C) Thicknessoflayers
(D) Typeofrock

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26. A fifth grader compared the masses of four different cubes. The balances below
show his results. According to the results which cube has the greatest mass?
Cube1

(A) Cube1

Cube2

Cube3

(B) Cube2

Cube4

Cube4

(C) Cube3

Cube1

(D) Cube4

27. Which picture shows the safest way to smell liquid?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

28. The given table shows different temperatures of water.


o
At 150 C, water is a ____.
TemperaturesofWater
(A) Mixture
Freezing
Boiling
Temperature Temperature Stateat Stateat
Material
(B) Solid
25C
150C
(C)
(C)
(C) Liquid
Liquid
Water
0
100
?
(D) Gas
29. Sunita filled a beaker with water at room temperature. She heated a metal bolt for
20minutesanddroppeditintothebeaker.Afterthat,shenotedthetemperatureof
the water with thermometer and recorded a rise in temperature. What can be the
conclusion of her experiment?
(A) Heattravelsfromsolidtoliquid.
(B) Heattravelsfromliquidtosolid.
(C) Heattravelsfromhotmaterialtocoldmaterial.
(D) Heattravelsfromcoldmaterialtohotmaterial.
30. What is the final place of digestion?
(A) Smallintestine
(B) Largeintestine

(C) Stomach

(D) Pancreas

31. What most likely caused these mountains to have a rough surface?
(A) Sunlightheatedthesurfaceandtherockscracked.
(B) Rockswereslowlybrokendownanderoded.
(C) Seasonshavegottenwarmeroverthepastseveralyears.
(D) Oceanwavescrashedagainstthesurfaceinthedistantpast.
32. The given flowchart shows some plants grouped according to their utility.
Whichofthefollowingplantsshould
Usefulplants
be put in the space marked X?
(A) Sugarcane,Grass
Providefood
Provideboth
Providematerial
(B) Bamboo, Coconut
foodandmaterial
(C) Mango,Lavender
(D) Bamboo, Rubber

Potato,
sunflower

Teak,Oak

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33. The young plant shown here was grown from a seed that most likely
came from which of the following plants?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

34. WhentheEarthisseenfromouterspace,itlooksmainlyblue.Thisisbecausemost
of the Earth is covered with ____.
(A) Ice
(B) Mountains
(C) Oceans
(D) Deserts
35. The water vapour in air is due to
(A) Evaporationofwaterfromoceans,rivers,lakesandstreams
(B) Itisgivenoutbyplantsthroughtheirleaves
(C) Itisgivenoutbyanimalswhentheirsweatevaporates
(D) Alloftheabove.
36. Based on the given table which of the following can be added to the row 2?
(A) Minerals|Air,Sunlight

TypesofRenewableResources

(B) Groundwater|Soil
(C) Air|Groundwater

Inexhaustible
1. Sunlight

(D) Fossilfuels|Air

2.

Exhaustible
Forests
?

37. Howmanynumbersoffoodchainarethere
in the given food web?
(A) 6
(B) 9
(C) 7
(D) 8
Afoodweb

38. Thepersonshowninthepictureisthegreatscientistwhoworked
on garden pea and discovered laws of inheritance. Who is he?
(A) Darwin
(B) Newton
(C) Archimedes
(D) Mendel
39. Which of these is incorrect ?
(A) Saturnisthesecondlargestplanetinthesolarsystem.
(B) ThedistinguishingfeatureofJupiteristhe'Greatredspot',onitssurface.
(C) MarsiscalledthemorningstarandVenusiscalledtheeveningstar.
(D) Mercuryisthesmallestplanetinthesolarsystem.

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40. The instrument shown in the figure is used for recording ___.

Spring
weight

(A) Speedofwindsinthestorm

Pen
Rotating
drum

(B) Earthquakeshockwaves
(C) Magnitudeoflandslide
(D) Intensityoftsunami
41. If an earthquake occurs, what best should you do?
(A) Ifyouareindoors,stayinandgetunderadeskoratable.
(B) Ifyouareoutdoors,takeshelterundertreesandbuildings.
(C) Ifyouareonbeach,getintoshallowwater.
(D) Ifyouareonmountain,standneartheslopeofthemountain.
42. WhenEarthtiltsonitsaxisasshowninthe
figure, which of these is caused?
(A) 24hoursofdaylightatsouthpole
(B) Completedarknessatnorthpole
(C) Dayandnight
(D) Both(A)&(B)
43. Which of the following is a reversible change?
(A) Dryingofwetclothes

(B) Rustingofiron

(C) Burningofcrackers

(D) Formationofcurdfrommilk

44. Souravwantstoopenajambottlebutitsmetallidissealed.Whichoftheseshould
he do to loosen the lid?
(A) Pourhotwateroverthemetallid.

(B) Pourchilledwateroverthemetallid.

(C) Putjambottleinthevacuumcontainer.

(D) Pouroiloverthemetallid.

45. Megha is preparing a food recipe by reading

Put 1 cup of sugar in water when


instructions giveninthefoodrecipe book. temperatureofwaterreacheshalfof
An instructionfor the procedureis shown. itsboilingpoint.
What temperature is required for the given instruction?
(A) 0C

(B) 50C

(C) 70C

(D) 100C

46. Given below are some features of plants found in a particular habitat.
1. The leaves are either absent, very small or in the shape of spines.
2. The stem is covered with thick waxy layer.
3. The roots penetrate deep into the ground for absorbing water.
Which of these is the habitat of the given plants ?
(A) Mountain

(B) Desert

(C) Pond

(D) Grassland

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47. ThegivendiagramshowsthatthemagneticfieldofEarthis

Northpole

similarto a bar magnet.On Earthat whichof thelocations


(W, X, Y and Z) will the magnetic field be strongest?
(A) Y
(C) W

(B) Z
(D) X

X Z
W

Southpole

48. Which of these is an incorrect match ?


(A) RespiratorysystemHelpsinblowingtheballoon
(B) SkeletalsystemHelpsinkickingthefootball
(C) CirculatorysystemHelpsinhavingababy
(D) DigestivesystemHelpsinenjoyingcookies
49. Telephone wires are hung loosely on poles mainly to _____.
(A) Helpthemlookgood
(B) Preventthemfromtouchingtheground
(C) Enablethemtobearthehotandcoldweather
(D) Ensureclearertransmissionofsound
50. Which of these food sources are rich in vitamin C?
(A) Greenleafyvegetables,Carrot,Milk
(C) Tomato, Lemon,Amla, Orange

(B) Milk,Fish,Eggs
(D) Banana,Cucumber,Apple,Beet

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15th

LEVEL - 2
Year 2012-13

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mental ability
1.

48 is a common multiple of number X and number Y. The number X is 3 times of the number Y.

The sum of digits X is 6. Total number of factors of the number X is _____.


(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 5
(D) 8

2.

Prerna is standing at point P, facing shop B. Which shop


is located to her West ?

(A) Shop H

(B) Shop G

(C) Shop F

(D) Shop D

3.

Select the correct match.


Figure
Number of Horizontal Lines

Number of Vertical Lines

(A)

(B)

12

(C)

(D)

4. Two corners of a square napkin are folded as shown. Find the area



of the napkin when it is unfolded.


(A) 184 cm2
(B) 169 cm2
(C) 225 cm2
(D) 240 cm2

5.

How many minimum square(s) must be shaded to make the given figure symmetric ?

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) 2

(D) 3

6.

How many hundreds are there in 9310 59 ?


(A) 49
(B) 92

7.

Find the difference between 5th multiple and 6th multiple of the quotient when 1617 divided by 7.
(A) 7
(B) 231
(C) 35
(D) 1.87

(C) 29

(D) 290

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8.

ABCD is a square and EFGC is a rectangle, find x + y + z.

(A) 162

(B) 159

(C) 140

(D) 149

9. The tables and chairs in a room are arranged as shown.





If 14 tables are used, how many chairs are there ?


(A) 64
(B) 56

(C) 60
(D) 52

10.



Count the number of triangles in the given figure.


(A) 30
(B) 28
(C) 32
(D) 36

11. If AB is 3rd multiple of 4, GF is one less than the first odd prime number, BC is the common factor
of 2 and 8 other than 1, and AG is one-fourth of BC, then find the difference between shaded and



unshaded perimeter of the figure. (Not drawn to scale)


(A) 24 units
(B) 48 units
(C) 30 units
(D) None of these

12. The given image is the mirror-image of digital clock if the mirror is placed vertically to the right.
The correct time in the clock is _____.

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

13. In a class Vidya ranks 7th from the top. Divya is 7 ranks ahead of Megha and 3 ranks behind Vidya.
Sushma who is 3rd from the bottom is 32 ranks behind Megha. How many students are there in
the class?

(A) 49
(B) 50
(C) 52
(D) None of these
14. In the given question, four words are given, out of which three are same in a certain way. Find

the odd one.


(A) Scalene Triangle

(B) Right Triangle

(C) Isosceles Triangle

(D) Triangle

15. Shristi places a pan filled with ice on the gas stove. If the temperature increases by 5C every

minute, how long will the water take to boil ?


(A) 1500 seconds
(B) 1200 seconds

(C) 1000 seconds

(D) 500 seconds

science
16. _______ is also used in the industries which manufacture plastics, paints, fertilizers and cosmetics.

Select the correct word to fill the blank.


(A) Limestone
(B) Petroleum

(C) Coal

(D) Peat

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17. Communicable diseases pass from one person to another through


different modes of transmission. Which disease can spread through

the mode of transmission as shown in the given figure?


(A) Osteoporosis
(B) Kala-azar
(C) Typhoid
(D) Influenza

18. Study the fishing rod as shown. It uses two different simple machines. What are they?

(A) Pulley and inclined plane

(B) Pulley, wheel and axle

(C) Wheel, axle and gear

(D) Lever and inclined plane

19. Study the diagram



P

(A) Load

(B) Effort

(C) Fulcrum

(D) Effort

carefully. Which of the following is correct?


Q
R
Effort
Fulcrum
Fulcrum
Load
Load
Effort
Load
Fulcrum

20. Which of the following appliances, when in use, show a conversion of electrical energy into kinetic



energy?
(A) P and Q
(B) P and R
(C) Q, R and S
(D) R and S

21. Four identical syringes were filled with different substances as shown. In which syringe will the
plunger move the fastest when pushed in ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

22. The given diagram shows two organs labelled as X and Y. Select a correct option about the
difference between these two organs.

(A) Organ Y contains undigested food but organ X contains digested food.

(B) Digested food is absorbed in organ Y but water is absorbed in organ X.

(C) Organ X secretes intestinal juice but organ Y secretes bile juice.

(D) All of these

23. The graph shows the length of the shadow of a flagpole


at different times in a day. What will be the approximate
length of the shadow at 3 p.m.?

(A) 1 1 m
2

(C) 3

1
m
2

(B) 2 m
(D) 5 m

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24. Latika cut away the outer ring of the stem of a plant as
shown. The cross-section of the stem, W X, is also
shown. What would possibly be Latika's observation after
a week?

(A) Branch P would die.

(B) Branch Q would die.

(C) Both branches P and Q would die.

(D) Both branches P and Q would survive.

25. Which of the following joints allows the greatest freedom of movement ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

26. Amit set up an experiment as shown in the figures. In which petri-dish seeds would grow into
seedlings successfully?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

27. The given diagram shows a stage 'X' in the life cycle of an organism.

Which of the following organisms will come out in the next stage
of development?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

28. Five objects, D, E, F, G and H, of the same volume but different masses,
are put into a tank of water as shown. Which of the following is most
likely to be the mass of object H?

(A) 35 g
(C) 64 g

(B) 48 g
(D) 80 g

29. In which layer of the atmosphere, changes in the weather occur?



(A) Thermosphere
(B) Stratosphere
(C) Troposphere
30. Which of the following is a correct match?

Seeds
Mode of dispersal

(A) Light, have hair or wings
Rain

(B) Spongy or have fibrous covering

Wind

(C) Have hooks or spines
Animals

(D) Explode when dry
Water

(D) Mesosphere

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31. Vinod made use of the given flowchart
to find out whether a steel rod (object)
works like a magnet, or is magnetic or
non-magnetic material. The points J,
E, F, G and H are called 'exit points'.
Which 'exit point' would Vinod get for
the steel rod ?

(A) E

(B) F

(C) G

(D) H

32. Which of these we must follow to prevent harming our eye sight?

(A) Always read in dim light or very bright light.


(C) Always hold your book within a foot of distance.

(B) Always avoid reading in a moving vehicle.


(D) All of these

33. A lunar eclipse occurs when the _____ comes in between the ______ and the ______.

Select correct sequence of words to complete the given sentence.

(A) Sun, Moon, Earth
(B) Moon, Sun, Earth

(C) Earth, Sun, Moon
(D) Moon, Earth, Mars
34.




Read the given statements and select the correct option.


Statement 1 : Moon is a very silent place.
Statement 2 : There is no air on the Moon.
(A) Both statements 1 and 2 are correct and statement 2 is the correct explanation of statement 1.
(B) Both statements 1 and 2 are correct but statement 2 is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
(C) Statement 1 is correct and statement 2 is incorrect. (D) Both statements 1 and 2 are incorrect.

35. Which of these should not be done in case of a gas leak?


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D) Both (B) and (C)

36. Observe the picture. Which system(s) of the boy's body is/are involved
in helping him to escape?

(d) Skeletal system

(e) Muscular system

(f) Circulatory system

(g)

(A) (d) only


(C) (d), (e) and (f)

Respiratory system
(B) (d) and (e)
(D) (d), (e), (f) and (g)

37. The given diagram shows two plants X and Y. Select the
correct option regarding the difference between the two .

(A) Plant X can make its own food and plant Y can partly make

its own food.

(B) Plant X cannot make its own food but plant Y can make its own food.

(C) Plant X depends partly on animals for food but can also make its own food while plant Y cannot make its
own food.

(D) Plant X cannot make its own food while plant Y depends on decaying matter for food and can also make
its own food.

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38. Polar bears are adapted
cold habitats?

(i) White fur

(iv) Sharp teeth

(A) (ii), (iii) and (vi)

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to live in the Arctic region. Which of these are necessary adaptations for
(ii) Thick fur
(v) Good sight
(B) (i), (ii) and (vi)

(iii) Thick layer of blubber


(vi) Furry paws
(C) (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) (D) (i), (iii) and (iv)

39. Select the option in which correct odd one is encircled.



(A) Sugar, wheat, eggs, potato
(B) Fish, milk, eggs,

(C) Beans,

nuts

, pulses, fish

rice

(D) Butter, cheese, sugar,

milk

40. Volume is usually measured in ______, ______ and _______.



(A) Centimetres, Millilitres, Litres
(B) Cubic centimetres, Millilitres, Litres

(C) Cubic centimetres, Metres, Litres
(D) Kilometres, Metres, Litres
41. Kanika is making a cup of tea for her mother and wonders how she can dissolve the sugar in the
cup of tea more quickly. Which of these suggestions would help her?

(i) Make the tea hotter
(ii) Put the tea in a smaller cup

(iii) Stir the tea slowly
(iv) Add smaller particles of sugar

(v) Stir the tea well
(vi) Have a bigger volume of tea

(A) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(B) (iv), (v) and (vi)
(C) (i), (iii), (iv) and (vi) (D) (i), (iv), (v) and (vi)
42. A beaker of iced water was heated until it boiled.
It was then left to cool to room temperature.
The temperature of the water was taken at
intervals of four minutes and the results were
used to draw the graph as shown in the given
figure. Approximately how long did the boiling
water take to cool to room

temperature ?

(A) 6 minutes

(B) 12 minutes

(C) 16 minutes

(D) 28 minutes

43. In what way are the ferns similar to the fungi?



(A) Both make their own food.

(C) Both reproduce from spores.

(B) Both need sunlight to grow.


(D) Both can be found on living trees.

44. Which of these methods of separation is inefficient to remove soluble impurities?



(A) Distillation
(B) Filtration
(C) Evaporation
(D) Chlorination
45. Some candle wax is dripped on a metal bar. A flame is then placed below the bar as shown in the
figure. Which wax blob will be the last to drop ?

(A) S

(B) R

(C) Q

(D) P

46.



Which of the following sets of gases contributes in global warming?


(A) Sulfur dioxide, Nitrogen, Carbon dioxide and Ozone
(B) Oxygen, Carbon dioxide, Ozone and Methane
(C) CFC, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon dioxide
(D) Methane, Carbon dioxide, Nitrous oxide and Water vapour

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47. Which storm moves quickly in a narrow path and has rotating winds upto 300 miles per hour that
kick up a cloud of dirt and debris?

(A) Hurricane
(B) Thunderstorm
(C) Tornado
(D) Monsoon
48. Which child will be able to see the pin at the end of the straw?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

49. The food chains can be represented with pyramid of numbers such as d, e and f as shown here.
How the following food chains (i) and (ii) could be represented with pyramids d, e and f?

(i) Grass Sheep Man

(ii) Lime tree Caterpillars Mynas

(A) (i) - d, (ii) - e
(B) (i) - d, (ii) - f

(C) (i) - e, (ii) - f
(D) (i) - d, (ii) - d
50. Select the odd one out on the basis of causative agent.

(A) Cholera
(B) Measles
(C) Whooping cough
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(D) Tuberculosis

ANSWER KEYS
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8.
15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.

(B)
(C)
(C)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(C)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.
37.
44.

(D)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(A)
(C)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.
38.
45.

(C)
(C)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(A)
(D)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.
39.
46.

(D)
(C)
(A)
(A)
(C)
(B)
(D)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.
40.
47.

(A)
(B)
(B)
(C)
(A)
(C)
(C)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.
41.
48.

(A)
(C)
(B)
(C)
(C)
(D)
(C)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.
42.
49.

(C)
(C)
(D)
(D)
(A)
(D)
(C)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.
40.
47.

(A)
(B)
(B)
(C)
(C)
(B)
(C)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.
41.
48.

(C)
(B)
(C)
(A)
(C)
(A)
(C)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.
42.
49.

(B)
(C)
(D)
(D)
(D)
(D)
(C)

5.
12.
19.
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33.
40.
47.

(B)
(D)
(B)
(A)
(C)
(B)
(C)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.
41.
48.

(B)
(D)
(B)
(C)
(A)
(D)
(B)

7.
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28.
35.
42.
49.

(B)
(D)
(A)
(C)
(D)
(A)
(B)

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1.
8.
15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.

(B)
(D)
(C)
(C)
(C)
(C)
(A)
(C)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.
37.
44.

(D)
(C)
(C)
(D)
(A)
(B)
(A)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.
38.
45.

(C)
(A)
(D)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(B)

4.
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25.
32.
39.
46.

(C)
(C)
(B)
(C)
(B)
(C)
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15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.

(D)
(D)
(B)
(B)
(C)
(D)
(C)
(B)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.
37.
44.

(B)
(C)
(B)
(C)
(C)
(C)
(B)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.
38.
45.

(D)
(B)
(D)
(A)
(D)
(A)
(A)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.
39.
46.

(C)
(D)
(B)
(D)
(D)
(B)
(D)