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14th

LEVEL - 2
Year 2011-12

|14th NSO|LevelII|Class3

MENTAL ABILITY
1. If
(A) 46

= 72 and
(B) 31

= 55, then

(C) 55

= ?
(D) 9

2. Jia read 20 pages of a book each night. How many pages in all did Jia read in 7
nights ?
(A) 80
(B) 90
(C) 120
(D)140
3. Which of the following models represents 3 2 ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

4. Anuj had13284strawberriestoshareequallyamong4friends. Howmanystrawberries


did each friend get?
(A) 3614
(B) 3321
(C) 3381
(D) 3231
5. What fraction of the figure is unshaded?
(A) 8/24
(B) 7/24
(C) 15/24
(D) Noneofthese
6. What is the value of 5 thousands, 23 hundreds and 15 tens ?
(A) 5380
(B) 7315
(C) 7450
(D) 52315
7. I am a 2digit number. I am lying between 59 and 99. I am divisible by both 4 and
7. What number am I ?
(A) 73
(B) 84
(C) 72
(D) 98
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

14th NSO|LevelII|Class3|

3
8. InhowmanydifferentwayscanSnehachoose1book
and 1 bookmark?

SnehasChoices
BooksBookmarks
Hors es

(A) 2
(B) 3

Mik es
M ys tery

(C) 5
Ta ll
Ta les

(D) 6
9. Anna has the shapes shown in the given box.

Annasshapes

WhichsentencebestdescribesAnna'sshapes?
(A) Eachshapehasallsidesofequallength.
(B) Eachshapehasonelineofsymmetry.
(C) Eachshapehasfourrightangles.
(D) Eachshapehasfourcorners.
10. Classes that visit the Life Science Museum are divided into groups of 4 students
foreachtourguide.Whichofthefollowingclasseswouldnotbeabletoformgroups
of 4 students with none left over?
(A) Aclassof36students

(B) Aclassof40students

(C) Aclassof46students

(D) Aclassof52students

SCIENCE
11. Which is a way to help control environmental pollution?
(A) Travelbycarinsteadofbicycle.
(B) Usepesticidestokeepinsectsawayfromplants.
(C) Burnwastematerialsatdumpsites.
(D) Reusecans,bottlesandnewspaperswheneverpossible.
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

|14th NSO|LevelII|Class3

12. Abhay is tryingto find out which soilmakes carrots grow best. He usesa ruler to
compare the carrots. What is Abhay measuring?
(A) Theirlength
(B) Theircolour
(C) Theirweight
(D) Theirtaste
13. Which will melt the ice fastest?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

14. Which invention has been the most helpful in allowing people to communicate
quickly with each other?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

15. Which of these is INCORRECT regarding plant part and its function?
(A) Flower Makesseedsfortheplant.
(B) Stem Supportstheplant.Itcontainsthintubesforcarryingfood,mineralsandwater.
(C) Leaves Makefoodfortheplant.Theytakeincarbondioxideandreleaseoxygenintothe
air.
(D) Roots Absorbsunlightandmakefood.
16. Astudentplacedahealthyplantoutside.Fivedayslater,
theplantlookeddriedandwiltedas showninthefigure.
The plant most likely needs ____.
(A) Soil
(B) Water
(C) Sunlight
(D) Allofthese
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

Day1

Day5

14th NSO|LevelII|Class3|

17. Which system of our body controls all actions of the body?
(A) Digestivesystem (B) Breathingsystem (C) Circulatorysystem (D) Nervoussystem
18. A food web is shown here.
Which animal eats both plants and
animals?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

19. A student builds a model of a weather tool.


Whichweatherconditiondoesthistoolbestmeasure?
(A) Windspeed
(B) Airpressure
(C) Rainfall

Pushpin

Cup
Pencil

Straw

(D) Airpollution
20. Studentshaveastackofcardstoorganiseintogroups.Eachcardhasapictureof
a different object. The cards that belong to Group 1 are shown below:
Group1

WhichpicturecardwouldbestbeplacedinGroup1?
(A)

(B)

(C)
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

(D)

|14th NSO|LevelII|Class3

21. Tadpoles live in water. The gills best help the tadpole survive in water by ____.
(A) Helpingthetadpolestaywarm
(B) Helpingthetadpolefindprey
(C) Helpingthetadpolegetoxygen
(D) Helpingthetadpoletoswim
Key

22. Mr.Mackdrewamapofhis
farm as shown here.
What is located towards
northeastofhisfarm?

Swings

(A) House

House

(B) Barn
(C) Swings
(D) Hospital

N
W

Barn

E
S

Pond

23. Which characteristic helps a frog to swim in water?


(A) Thesizeofitseyes.
(B) Thepatternonitsskin.
(C) Theshapeofitsfeet.
(D) Thesizeofitsbody.
24. Based on the given chart, desert plants most
likely compete for ____.
(A) Light
(B) Water
(C) Space
(D) Animals

Desertfacts
Harshenvironment
Lessthan10inchesofrain
peryear
Hotduringday,coldatnight
Fewplantsandanimals

25. A student throws a ball towards the net, as shown.


Theballfallsbackdown.Whatforcecausestheballtofall
back down?
(A) Thepushoftheball.
(B) Thepullofgravity.
(C) Thepushoftheplayer.
(D) Thepushofgravity.
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

14th NSO|LevelII|Class3|

26. Whatwouldmostlikelybethematerialsofwhichtwoequalsized
carrier bags X and Y carrying equal weights are made ?
(A) XPlasticYJute
(B) XSilkYJute
(C) XPaperYPlastic
(D) XJuteYPlastic
27. In the given figure, X can be made of which of these
materials ?
1. Plastic
2. Metal
3. Glass
4. Rubber
5. Wood
6. Wax
(A) 1or6

(B) 5only

(C) 3or4

(D) 1or2or5

28. The person who makes the plan of the house is known as _____.
(A) Architect

(B) Carpenter

(C) Electrician

(D) Painter

29. Which of the following is a reversible change ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

30. Rajeshistravelling fromhishometowntothecitywhereheworks.Onhiswayhe


finds an injured person. Which of the given symbols will help him to locate a
hospital?

(A)

(B)

(C)

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

(D)

|14th NSO|LevelII|Class3

31. Refer the given figure showing changes in flag's shadow


duringtheday.ShadowsP,QandRrepresentdifferenttimes N
E
W
of the day. At what time would Preeti like to have ____.
S
(i) Breakfast
(ii) Evening snacks
(A) (i)R,(ii)Q
(B) (i)P,(ii)Q
P
(C) (i)R,(ii)P
(D) (i)P,(ii)R

R
Q

32. The largest organ of our body is ____.


(A) Lungs
(B) Skin

(C) Liver

(D) Intestine

33. Which of these is INCORRECT ?


(A) Lungs:Nose
(B) Stomach: Mouth

(C) Heart:Eyes

(D) Brain:Ears

34. Why junk food like fried chips, pakoras, burger are not considered healthy ?
(A) Becausetheycontainlotsoffatandcarbohydrateandlessofprotein.
(B) Becausetheycontainlotsofproteinandcarbohydrateandlessoffat.
(C) Becausetheycontainlotsoffatandproteinandlessofcarbohydrate.
(D) Becausetheycontainlessoffat,carbohydrateandprotein.
35. Which of these works on mechanical energy?

(A)

(B)

(C)

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

(D)

15th

LEVEL - 2
Year 2012-13

| 15th NSO | Level-II | Class 3

MENTAL ABILITY
1. What was the time 3 hours 50 mins ago, if the current time shown by the clock is

10:30?
(A) 5:40

(B) 6:40

(C) 6:30

(D) 7:40

2. If you count in 5s, starting with 3, the sequence looks like this :
3, 8, 13, .........

What is the 15th number in this sequence?

(A) 73
(B) 78
(C) 63
(D) 68
3. Which item is the heaviest ?

(A) Eraser

(B) Pen

(C) Stapler

(D) Bag

4. Match the multiplications given in Column-I with their results in Column-II.









Column-I
Column-II
(a) 49 31
(i) 1197
(b) 63 19
(ii) 3496
(c) 42 29
(iii) 1519
(d) 92 38
(iv) 1218
(A) (a) - (iii); (b) - (i); (c) - (ii); (d) - (iv)
(B) (a) - (iii); (b) - (i); (c) - (iv); (d) - (ii)
(C) (a) - (iii); (b) - (ii); (c) - (i); (d) - (iv)
(D) (a) - (iii); (b) - (iv); (c) - (i); (d) - (ii)

5. Which of the following has

(A) Q

(B) P

of its contents shaded?

(C) R

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

(D) S

15th NSO | Level-II | Class 3 |

6. Which of the following options makes the given number sentence true ?
729

Divided by 3

Multiply by 5

(A) Add 5
(C) Minus 5

= 1210

(B) Divided by 5
(D) No need of any operation

7. Digit at the tens place in the number that comes as a difference between

5 hundreds 6 tens 13 ones and 7 hundreds 2 tens 15 ones is _________.


(A) 7
(B) 6
(C) 5
(D) 4

8.



_______ are needed to make ` 595.


(A) Five ` 100 note and nine ` 5 note
(B) Ten ` 50 note and nine ` 10 note
(C) Ten ` 5 note and one ` 100 note
(D) Five ` 100 note and nineteen ` 5 note

9. If Jug

, Kettle

Barrel

, then ______ jugs are needed to

fill an empty barrel.


(A) 5

(B) 4

(C) 3

(D) 6

10. Find the correct mirror image of the figure (x), if mirror

is placed vertically to the left.

Fig. (x)

(A)

(B)

(C)

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

(D)

| 15th NSO | Level-II | Class 3

science
11. Ritesh drove and reached his home at about
4.00 pm. He wanted to find a park that would
have the most shade. Which of the car parks
should he choose to park his car?

(A) Park P

(B) Park Q

(C) Park R

(D) Park S

12. Study the given classification


chart. Which of the following
sets of headings for groups D,
E and F is/are correct?
X
Y
Z

Group D
Insects
Plant-eaters
Animals that crawl

(A) X only

(B) Y only

Group E
Birds
Animal-eaters
Animals that fly

Group F
Mammals
Animal and plant-eaters
Animals that walk

(C) X and Y

(D) Y and Z

13. In addition to stem, branches and leaves, the shoot of a plant bears _______.

(A) Fruits
(B) Flowers
(C) Buds
(D) All of these
14. Sandhya observed the Moon from 14 January to 28 January. She noted that the
Full Moon appeared on 18th January. Which of the following options most correctly
shows the phases of the Moon Sandhya observed on 14 th January and 28th January
respectively?

14th January

28th January

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

14th January

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

28th January

15th NSO | Level-II | Class 3 |

15. Which beak belongs to the bird that drinks nectar from flowers ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

16. Richa has prepared a model to create coloured smoke as shown in the figure.

Working of this model depends upon which of these principles?


(A) Hot water is lighter than cold water.
(B) Hot water is heavier than cold water.
(C) Cold water rises over hot water.
(D) Cold water expands more than hot water.

17. The given picture shows a river flowing


downstream towards the sea. Situated near the


river is a factory which occasionally discharges
waste water into the river and, a farm where
pesticide is used. A water treatment plant which
supplies water for home use is to be built. The
water treatment plant treats water which is
pumped into it from the river. Which position

would be suitable for the treatment plant?


(A) P
(B) Q
(C) R

(D) S

18. Which one of the following questions could all these pupils answer?

(A) Is the orchid purple or blue?

(B) Is the watch ticking or not?

(C) Is the coffee cold or hot?

(D) Is the soap scented or not?
19. Select the odd one out based upon their life forms.

(A) Silkmoth
(B) Dragonfly
(C) Mosquitoes
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

(D) Housefly

| 15th NSO | Level-II | Class 3

20. Which of these actions will help in keeping environment clean?


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

21. Which of these actions requires both push and pull forces?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

22. Study the given food web and select


the correct number of food chains that
consist of only three organisms.

(A) 4

(B) 5

(C) 7

(D) 8
23. Refer the given diagram of the human digestive system and answer the following
question.

Which of the labelled parts

(i) contains digestive juices?

(ii) contains semi-solid wastes called faeces?


(i)
(ii)

(A) E
H

(B) F
G

(C) F
H

(D) I
G
24. A man standing 150 m away from a cliff

fires a gun. A second man who is standing 300 m


further away from first man hears the gun

1 second after he sees the flash. The second man


will hear the echo from the cliff _______.
(A) 1 second after seeing the flash
(B) 2 seconds after hearing the gun
(C) 2 seconds after seeing the flash
(D) 4 seconds after hearing the gun
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

15th NSO | Level-II | Class 3 |

25. A plastic bin has a capacity of 1500 cm 3 . 2500 cm 3 of air is pumped into it.
What will be the volume of air inside the plastic bin?

(A) 1000 cm3
(B) 1500 cm3
(C) 2500 cm3
(D) 3500 cm3
26. A note is shown which Shekhar made

about different types of houses. Unfortunately,
when he had finished writing, accidentally
some water spilt over the page and smudged
some of the keywords.

Select the correct sequence of smudged
words to complete the note.

(A) Nomads, Tent, Caravans, Kutcha
(B) Igloo, Caravans, Tent, Pucca

(C) Igloo, Caravans, Tent, Kutcha
(D) Nomads, Tent, Caravans, Stilt
X

27. Study the given family tree. X and Y are Adi's

maternal grandparents. He has ________





sibling(s).
(A) No
(B) One
(C) Three
(D) Four

Key:

Male

Female

28. Which of the following diagrams shows the correct way of reading a thermometer?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

29. Why do you think stone pebbles are placed around trees
in urban area instead of paving solid concrete around
the trees?

(A) The stone pebbles help to support the roots of the trees.

(B) The stone pebbles allow the trees to grow neatly.

(C) The stone pebbles allow air and water to get to the roots of the trees.

(D) The stone pebbles allow the leaves to fall through the gaps and fertilize the trees.
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

| 15th NSO | Level-II | Class 3

30. Which one of the following statements is true for the





given plant?
(A) The plant has strong and thick stem.
(B) The plant has tendrils to get support.
(C) The plant can live in dry conditions.
(D) The plant does not make its own food.

31. In order to grow a new money plant, you should cut the

plant at the place indicated by line ______.


(A) P
(B) Q
(C) R
(D) S

32. Select the correct match.



(A) Spinal cord - Reproductive system

(C) Heart - Nervous system

(B) Aorta - Circulatory system


(D) Windpipe - Digestive system

33. Select the incorrect statement.



(A) Planets reflect the light of the Sun that falls on them.

(B) Rotation of the Earth on its axis causes days and nights.

(C) The group of planets are called constellations.

(D) A satellite is an object that moves around a planet.
34. In winters, you must have observed that people rub their hands together



to generate heat in the hands. How does heat generate?


(A) Movement of hands gains heat from the surroundings.
(B) Friction against movement of hands generates heat energy.
(C) Heat travels from the surrounding to the hands.
(D) All of these

35. Select the incorrect comparison between solid and liquid.



Solid
Liquid

(A) It has definite size.

It doesn't have any definite size.

(B) It doesn't have definite volume.
It has definite volume.

(C) It doesn't flow easily.
It flows easily.

(D) It doesn't take the shape of the container. It takes the shape of the container.
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

16th

LEVEL - 2
Year 2013-14

16th NSO | Class-3 | Level 2

MENTAL ABILITY
1. The given table shows the number of hours five friends watch television in four days.
Day
Name
Meeku
Mohit
Manoj
Mintu
Minku

Monday

Tuesday

4
3
4
3
7

5
5
9
6
2

hours
hours
hours
hours
hours

Wednesday

hours
hours
hours
hours
hours

6
8
5
5
8

Thursday

hours
hours
hours
hours
hours

2 hours
3 hours
6 hours
5 hours
10 hours

Which two friends spent the same time watching television in four days?

A. Meeku and Manoj


C. Mohit and Mintu

B. Minku and Mintu


D. Minku and Mohit

2. The figure shows the weights of a container


with different number of balls placed in it.
What is the weight of the empty container?



A.
B.
C.
D.

500
700
600
800

0g

0g

g
g
g
g

1500 g

500 g

1500 g

1000 g

500 g

1000 g

3. Lakshay paid ` 895 for 2 teddy bears, 4 toy cars and 3 toy aeroplanes. What was the
cost of each toy aeroplane?



A.
B.
C.
D.

`
`
`
`

4. 48

103
133
266
113

Teddy bears
` 28 each
=

. If

Toy cars
` 110 each

is an odd number and

is an even number, what could

these two numbers be?


A.

= 9,

= 24

B.

= 3,

= 16

C.

= 4,

= 12

D.

= 5,

=8

Space for Rough Work

16th NSO | Class-3 | Level 2

5.

Megha is standing in a line. She is the fourth person from the front and thirteenth
person from the back. How many persons are there in the line?
A. 14

6.

284
252
246
294

198

222

246

270

B. 6

C. 8

D. 10

Priya went for her tuition class. How long did the class last?
A.
B.
C.
D.

9.

D. 17

How many 4-digit odd numbers can you make using the digits 0, 1, 7 and 8 without
repeating any of the digits?
A. 4

8.

C. 16

Which of the following numbers will come next in the number pattern below?
A.
B.
C.
D.

7.

B. 15

If

2
3
2
2

hours
hours
hours
hours

31 minutes
2 minutes
58 minutes
29 minutes

= 4882 and

A. 701

Tuition start

B. 500

= 6871, then what is the value of


C. 904

10. Which of the following fractions is the smallest?


1
1
1
A.
B.
C.
2
3
4

SCIENCE
11. Figure 1 shows the volume of ink in a measuring cylinder initially.
Some ink was discarded and the volume of the remaining ink
is shown in Figure 2. How much ink was discarded?
A.
B.
C.
D.

1.8
2.1
2.2
2.4

cm3
cm3
cm3
cm3
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D. 808

D.

1
5

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12. The given diagram shows three kinds of birds (d, e and f)
possessing different types of feet. Which of the following does
not hold true regarding birds d, e and f?



A. Birds of type 'd' are flesh-eating birds like hawks and eagles.
B. 'f' type of birds are perching birds that can hold on to a
branch.
C. In birds of type 'e', three front toes are joined by web which
helps them to push water back while swimming.
D. In birds of type 'f', talons help them to catch live prey like
rats and small birds.

13. When ammonia gas is liquefied, there is a change in the _________ of the particles.
A. Mass

B. Shape

C. Size

14. Study the given graph carefully. What is the aim of


the experiment?



A. To see if water is needed for plant growth.


B. To see if different amount of water affect the growth
of seedlings.
C. To prove that plants grow taller over time.
D. To show that water is needed for germination of
seeds.

15. Study the given diagram showing features of a type of


soil 'X' and select the correct option regarding it.



A.
B.
C.
D.

Plants grow well in it


It is used to make toys, flower pots, idols, etc.
It is used to make glasses
It is found on seashore and also in deserts

16. Match the given columns and select



Problem

(1) Mosquitoes and germs

(2) Insufficient sunlight and fresh air

(3) Flies and other insects






A. 1-c, d; 2-b; 3-a


C. 1-b, c; 2-a; 3-a, d

D. Speed
Height of seeding/(cm)

10

20 30 40 50 60 70
Amount of water/(mL)

Soil particles
Soil particles
are large in
stick together
'X' size and have
and they can
a lot of space
hold a lot of
between
water
them

the correct option.



Solution
(a) Verandahs and balconies
(b) Wire netting on doors and windows
(c) Closed dustbins for garbage
(d) Drainage system to carry away the dirty water
B. 1-d; 2-a; 3-b, c
D. 1-b, c, d; 2-b; 3-a

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17. The temperature changes in a kettle of water was recorded for 14 minutes and represented
in the graph as shown.

Which of the following statements is/are true?

1. The water in the kettle was initially in the liquid state.

2. There was less water in the kettle at point 'e' than at
point 'a'.

3. The water took 6 minutes to reach its boiling point
after it was heated.

4. The kettle of water was heated for 6 minutes.

A. 1 and 2

B. 1 and 3

C. 1, 2 and 3

D. 1, 3 and 4

18. For which of the following activities, sense of sight is the most important?

A.

B.

C.

D.

19. A shadow can undergo change in ___________.


A. Shape

B. Size

C. Direction

D. All of these

20. The given diagram shows a box being pushed.



Identify the three forces, W, X and Y acting on the box.

W

A. Friction

C. Friction

X
Push
Gravity

Y
W
Gravity
B. Push
Push
D. Gravity

X
Friction
Push

Y
Gravity
Friction

21. The given diagram represents the water cycle. Select the INCORRECT option regarding
the processes that are labelled as a, b and c.

A. In process 'b', the water vapours that
rises, cools down to form tiny drops
of water which come together to form
clouds.

B. In process 'a', water from rivers, lakes
and seas changes to water vapours
due to the warmth of sunlight.
C. In process 'c', clouds formed in process 'b' become full and fall back to Earth as rain.

D. None of these
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22. Study the given diagram carefully.



Which of the leaf/leaves can perform photosynthesis?



A.
B.
C.
D.

Q only
R and S
Q, R and S
P, Q, R and S

23. Select the correct classification of animals on the basis of their mouth parts that suit their
eating habits.


A.

B.

C.

D.

Masticating
Frog
Cow
Lion
Snake

Gnawing
Rat
Squirrel
Python
Butterfly

Lapping
Rabbit
Cat
Peacock
Lizard

24. The part of human digestive system where most of the digested food enters the circulatory
system is __________.

A. Stomach

C. Small intestine

B. Liver

D. Oesophagus

25. Select the option in which the odd one among the others is encircled correctly.

A. Cycle , Car, Aeroplane, Ship

B. Aeroplane, Hot balloon, Helicopter , Boat

C. Ferry , Ship, Submarine, Car

D. Car, Bus, Scooter , Auto-rickshaw

26. Select the correct option regarding the given figures showing some activities.



A. Digestive system is involved in activity d.


B. Skeletal and muscular systems are mainly
involved in activity e.
C. Respiratory system is involved in activity f.
D. All of these.

27. The events below show what happens when a seed germinates.

1. The shoot appears.
2. The root appears.

3. The first leaf appears.
4. The seed coat breaks.

Which of the following represents the correct sequence of these events?

A. 2, 1, 3, 4

B. 2, 1, 4, 3

C. 4, 1, 2, 3

D. 4, 2, 1, 3

28. Intake of ___ will prevent us from scurvy disease and will also help in curing common cold.

A. Green leafy vegetables
B. Citrus fruits

C. Pulses


D. Whole wheat bread
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29. Which among the following professionals is associated with hospitality industry?

B.

A.

C.

D.

30. Match the columns and select the correct option.



Column I
Column II

(a) Bread and rice


(1) Food that give us energy

(b) Fruits and vegetables
(2) Food that help us grow

(c) Milk and pulses

(3) Food that keep us healthy

A. a-2, b-3, c-1

B. a-1, b-2, c-3

C. a-1, b-3, c-2

D. a-3, b-1, c-2

ACHIEVERS SECTION
31. The given graph shows Raju's pulse rate. Which of the following is the
most probable condition during which pulse rate was recorded?



A. Raju ran for 10 minutes, rested for 10 minutes and ran again.
B. Raju did warm up exercise for 10 minutes, rested for 20 minutes
and ran again.
C. Raju slept for 1 hour, walked for 1 hour and slept again.
D. Raju walked for 1 hour, rested for half an hour and walked again.

32. Which of the following holds true for water transport?



1. It provides door to door service.

2. Perishable goods like milk, fruits and vegetables are quickly carried by it.

3. It is very useful for transporting heavy and bulky goods.

4. It is a better mode of transportation for petroleum and its products as it involves crosscontinental transfers.

5. It is very useful at the time of natural or any other calamities for saving people or supplying
goods of their basic requirements immediately.

A. 3 and 4

B. 1, 2 and 5

C. 2, 3 and 4

33. Based on the given flow chart, what could animals P, Q and R be?


A.

B.

C.

D.

P
Chicken
Butterfly
Mosquito
Chicken

Q
Butterfly
Chicken
Chicken
Mosquito

R
Mosquito
Mosquito
Butterfly
Butterfly
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D. 4 and 5

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34. The given figure shows phases of


the Moon as seen from the Earth
surface (as shown with arrow
point). The following statements
describe the lunar cycle. Select
the correct statement(s).

(a) The lunar phases progress from Full Moon, Crescent Moon, First Quarter Moon, Gibbous
Moon and New Moon, before returning through Gibbous Moon, last Quarter Moon,
Crescent Moon and Full Moon.

(b) From phase 1 to 3 waxing crescent is seen and from phase 7 to 9 waning crescent is seen.

(c) From phase 3 to 5 waxing gibbous is seen and from phase 5 to 7 waning gibbous is seen.

(d) 50% illuminated Moon is seen in phase '3' as well as in phase '7'.

A. a only

B. a and c

35. Mr. Shivam hangs two soft drink Yogesh :


cans on each end of a balance and
keeps them hanging till they get Rohit :
evenly balanced. He then gently
pulls the tab open on one can Viraj :
until he hears a whoosh sound. He
then lets the cans hang in balance.
After thirty minutes he observes
that the balance has got disturbed. Arun :
Pupils of Mr. Shivam try to explain

this as given.

Who among the pupils is/are INCORRECT?

A. Yogesh and Arun B. Rohit only

C. a, b and d

D. b, c and d

Soft drink has compressed


carbon dioxide gas.
On opening the can, air
rushes inside the can,
making it weigh heavier.
On opening the can, soft
drink evaporates in the air
immediately, making the
opened can weigh lesser.
Once the can is opened, carbon dioxide in the soft drink slowly
escapes from the liquid, making the opened can weigh lesser.

C. Rohit and Viraj

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D. Arun only

ANSWER KEYS
14th NSO
1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

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

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

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

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

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

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

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

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

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

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

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

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

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

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

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

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

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

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

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

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

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

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

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

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

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

15th NSO
1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

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

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

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

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

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

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

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

16th NSO
1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

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

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

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

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

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

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

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

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