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# Students of Class V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X & XI (Science)

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INSTRUCTIONS
Time duration: 2:30 hours. (The initial 30 minutes are given for filling
Response Sheet and the test duration is 2 hours).
Maximum Marks: 320
This Question Paper consists of 2 parts which contains 80 MCQs with 4 choices

## Part - I : 20 questions on IQ (which comprises questions on application

of logic & mental ability)

## Part - II : 60 questions (Subjects: Physics: 15, Chemistry: 15 , Biology: 15 &

Maths: 15)

Marking Scheme: For each correct answer 4 marks are awarded and for
each wrong answer -1 mark is awarded. In case of no response zero mark
will be awarded.

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PART-I

IQ (MENTAL ABILITY)

This section contains 20 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four
choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
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## Complete the given series

11, 10, ?, 100, 1001, 1000, 10001
(1) 100
(2) 101
(3) 110
(4) 111
If day after tomorrow is Saturday, what day was three days before
yesterday?
(1) Sunday
(2) Monday
(3) Thursday
(4) Saturday
How many 6s are there in the following number series, each of which is
immediately preceded by 1 or 5 and immediately followed by 3 or 9 ?
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(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
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## How many parallelograms are there in the following figure?

(1) 20
(2) 24
(3) 28
(4) 30
A,B,C,D and E play a game of cards. A says to B, If you give me
3 cards, you will have as many as I have at this moment, while if D
takes 5 cards from you, he will have as many as E has. A and C together
have twice as many cards as E has. B and D together also have the same
number of cards as A and C have taken together. If all together they
have 150 cards, how many cards has C got ?
(1) 28
(2) 29
(3) 31
(4) 35
Direction : (Q.6 & Q.7): Eight teams namely A,B,C,D,E,F, G & H
participated in a tournament whose 1st stage is a round robin stage where
each team plays with other team exactly once. Following further
information is known to us(i) A won against B,C and E
(ii) Number of matches won by A,B and D is 3 each. No other team
won 3 matches
(iii) C won against B and D but lost to E
(iv) H won all the matches
(v) G won against B but lost to E
(vi) D lost to F, and C won only 2 matches
How many matches did F win ?
(1) 2
(2) 3
(3) 4
(4) None of these
How many matches did G lose ?
(1) 2
(2) 3
(3) 4
(4) None of these
Direction : (Q.8 to Q.10) A,B and D meet their relatives C,E,F and
G while visiting the trade fair. A is the brother of B and D is the father
of A,F is the only son of C and E,E, who is the brother-in-law of G,
is the father-in-law of B.

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## How many female members are there ?

(1) 2
(2) 3
(3) 4
(4) Can't be determined
How is G related to A ?
(1) Uncle
(2) Father-in-law
(3) Mother-in-law
(4) None of these
Who is the spouse of F ?
(1) B
(2) E
(3) C
(4) G
What is the number of triangles in given figure ?

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(1) 26
(2) 41
(3) 36
(4) 40
The figure given on the left hand side, in each problem, is folded to
form a cube .Choose from amongst the alternatives (1), (2), (3) & (4)
and the cubes that are similar to the cube formed.

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(X)

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(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

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## Find the missing number in the following series

78, 79, 81, ?, 92, 103, 119
(1) 88
(2) 85
(3) 84
(4) 83
Direction : (Q.15 to Q.17) : A solid cube of each side 8 cms, has
been painted red, blue and black on pairs of opposite faces. It is
then cut into cubical blocks of each side 2 cms.
How many cubes have three faces painted with different colours?
(1) 0
(2) 4
(3) 8
(4) 1 2
How many cubes have two faces painted red and black and all other
faces unpainted?
(1) 4
(2) 8
(3) 16
(4) 32
How many cubes are there in all?
(1) 64
(2) 56
(3) 40
(4) 32
Amit started at the intersection of streets number 7 and 8.
he drove 3 km North, 3 km West and 4 km South. Which further route
could bring him back to his starting point ?
(I) 3 km East, then 2 km South
(II) 1 km North, then 3 km East
(III) 1 km North, then 2 km West
(1) I only
(2) II only
(3) I and II only
(4) II and III only
Choose the alternative figure in which the question figure (X) is
embedded.

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(X)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
Pointing to a man in the photograph a lady said, The father of his brother
is the only son of my mother. How is that man related to that lady?
(1) Brother
(2) Son
(3) Cousin
(4) Nephew

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PART-II
SECTION-A : PHYSICS
This section contains 15 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four
choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
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Two children are arguing over a toy. One pulls on the toy with a force
of 34 N towards North. The other pulls with a force of 30 N towards
South. If the toy has a mass of 400 g, what will be its resulting acceleration ?
(1) 4 m/s2
(3) 16 m/s2

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(2) 10 m/s2

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(4) 100 m/s2

## A planet revolves in elliptical orbit around the sun. The linear

momentum of the planet will be maximum at

Sun

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(1) A

(2) B

(3) C

(4) D

## A hall has the dimensions 10 m 10 m 10 m. A fly starting at one

corner ends up at a diametrically opposite corner. The magnitude of its
displacement is nearly
(1) 5 3 m

(2) 10 3 m

(3) 20 3 m

(4) 30 3 m
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x(m)
A
B
5
t(s)

## (1) Car A is faster than car B

(2) Car B is faster than car A
(3) Both cars are moving with same velocity

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## A rancher surveyed his property to make sure there were no breaks in

his fence. Starting from point A, he rode his horse around his entire
property and then ended at home, as shown in the figure. It took him 5
hours to complete this job from start to end.
Home (End)

2.0 km

4.0 km
(Start)
1.0 km

2.5 km

2.0 km

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## An astronaut on the surface of Mars finds that a rock accelerates at

3.7 m/s2 when it is dropped. The astronaut also finds that a force scale
reads 222 N when the astronaut steps on it. What is the astronaut's mass
as determined on the surface of Mars?
(1) 50 kg

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(2) 55 kg

(3) 60 kg

(4) 65 kg

A person standing near the edge of the top of a building throws two
balls A and B. The ball A is thrown vertically upward and B is thrown
vertically downward with the same speed. The ball A hits the ground
with a speed vA and the ball B hits the ground with speed vB , then
(1) vA > vB
(2) vA < vB
(3) vA = vB
(4) The relation between vA and vB depends on height of the building
above the ground
A container has 4 openings of equal area of cross-section. It is fitted
with four pistons and a fluid is filled inside it. Now, a force of 5 N is
applied on a confined fluid through piston P as shown in figure. The
forces which should be applied on pistons Q, R and S to prevent them
to come out respectively,are

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5N

(1) 1 N, 3 N, 1 N

(2) 2 N, 1 N, 2 N

(3) 5 N, 5 N, 5 N

(4) 0 N, 5 N, 0 N
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## A rocket is launched upward from the earth surface whose

velocity-time graph shown in figure. Then maximum height attained
by the rocket is

v(ms1)

1000

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B 140
20

40 60

80 100 120

(1) 1 km

(2) 10 km

(3) 100 km

(4) 60 km

t(s)
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A rope is stretched between two boats at rest. A sailor in the first boat

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pulls the rope with a constant force of 100 N. First boat with the sailor
has a mass of 250 kg whereas the mass of second boat is double of
this mass. If the initial distance between the boats was 30 m, the time
taken for two boats to meet each other is (neglect water resistance
between boats and water)

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(1) 10 s
(2) 14.14 s
(3) 100 s
(4) 141.4 s
Sphere A has a mass of 100 kg. It is 50 m away from sphere B, which
has a mass of 25 kg. The force between them is F. The distance between
them is halved and the mass of sphere A stays the same. What does
the mass of sphere B have to be in order for the force to stay the same?
(1) 6.25 kg
(2) 12.50 kg
(3) 31.25 kg
(4) 50.00 kg

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The picture is of beam of light from a lighted torch shining on one side
of a round pillar as seen from above.

## What is the minimum number of mirrors needed to make the beam of

light starting from the torch, head at point 'X', go around the pillar from
one side and come back to the point 'X' from the other side ?
(1) 1
(2) 2
(3) 3
(4) 4
When a tuning fork vibrates, it produces a sound. The shortest tuning
fork vibrates the fastest. Arrange these tuning forks from low pitch to
high pitch.

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(A)

(B)

(C)

(1) A, B, D, C

(2) B, A, D, C

(3) A, B, C, D

(4) C, D, B, A

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## The frequency of a sound in a 8 m long metal rod is 250 Hz. There

are two complete sound waves in the rod. The speed of sound in this
metal is
(1) 250 m/s

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## Use the diagram below to calculate the frequency of the soundwave.

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1 sec.

(1) 0.4 Hz

(2) 1 Hz

(3) 2 Hz

2 sec.

(4) 2.5 Hz

SECTION-B : CHEMISTRY
This section contains 15 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four
choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
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## (2) High pressure and high temperature

(3) Low pressure and low temperature
(4) High pressure and low temperature
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A,B,C are the elements such that A on reaction with air produces
dazzling white brilliance. B is used in rubber industry for hardening
and C is amphoteric in nature. Then A, B, C, are :(1) All metals
(2) Metal, metal and non-metal respectively
(3) Non-metal, metal and metalloid respectively
(4) Metal, non-metal and metalloid respectively

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Toothpaste is an example of :
(1) Solid gas colloidal dispersion
(2) Solid liquid colloidal dispersion
(3) Gas liquid colloidal dispersion
(4) Gas gas colloidal dispersion
In anomalous expansion of water, at 4C
(i) The volume of water is minimum
(ii) The density of water is maximum
(iii)The volume of water is maximum
(iv) The density of water is minimum
(1) (i) and (ii) are correct
(2) (i) and (iii) are correct
(3) (iii) and (iv) are correct
(4) (iv) and (i) are correct
Select the correct combination
Alloys
Composition
(A) Brass
(P) Cu-Zn
(B) Bronze
(Q) Cu-Ni-Zn
(C) German Silver
(R) Cu-Sn
(1) A R, B P, C Q
(2) A P, B Q, C R
(3) A P, B R, C Q
(4) A R, B Q, C P
The graph given below represents the inter-conversion of ice to water
vapour. Identify the point in the curve which indicates the boiling point
of water.

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(1) B

(2) C

(3) A

(4) D
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## Choose the correct statement :

(1) Liquids have their melting point above room temperature but boiling
point lower than room temperature.
(2) Gases have their melting and boiling points both above room
temperature.
(3) Solids have their melting point and boiling point both below room
temperature
(4) None of these

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products?
(a) NaHCO3 + HCl

(b) NaOH + Zn

Electrolysis

## (d) MnO2 + HCl

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(e) CH4 + O2
Identify the gases evolved in the above reactions ?
(1) (a, e) CO2, (b) H2, (d) Cl2

(2) (a, e) CO2, (b) H2, (c) Cl2 and H2, (d) Cl2
(3) (a, d) CO2 and Cl2, (b, e) H2, (c) Cl2, (d) H2 and Cl2
(4) (a, e) H2 and Cl2, (b, d) H2, (c, d) Cl2
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## In the following diagram ammonia gas obtained from ammonium

hydroxide reacts with HCl (g) obtained from hydrochloric acid thus
form white fumes of ammonium chloride. What will be the correct
observation?
Cotton dipped
in ammonium
hydroxide

Cotton dipped
in hydrochloric
acid

## (1) White fumes ring will be formed at the centre

(2) White fumes ring will be formed near end 1
(3) White fumes ring will be formed near end 2
(4) White fumes ring will not be formed at all
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## Two substances A and B combine together to produce a new substance

C. The properties of C do not tally with those of A and B. A & B cannot
be separated into simpler substances by any chemical means. Which
of the following statements is/are correct about the formation of C?
(A) A and B are elements
(B) A and B are compounds
(C) C is a mixture of A and B
(D) A and B are present in C in a fixed ratio by mass

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(1) Fluorine
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(2) Chlorine

(3) Bromine

(4) Iodine

## A student prepared a 2.5% (by mass) solution of glucose in water. Which

of the following represents the correct composition of the solution?
(1) 2.5 g glucose + 100 g water
(2) 2.5 g glucose + 98g water

## (3) 2.5 g glucose + 97.5 g water

(4) 2.5 g glucose + 90g water
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## Aluminium metal gets corroded or 'rusted' in places that are near to

the sea, because the oxide film that protects it
(1) is attacked by salt from sea water
(2) reacts with water
(3) is removed by sea water
(4) reacts with sand particles
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## In an experiment to note the temperature of ice, as heat is supplied to

it till it is completely converted into water, the temperature as noted
by a student at the instant when complete ice just melted will be

Ice

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Ice

Ice

Water

Water

(1) 0C
(2) 0C gradually rising to 100C
(3) 0C suddenly rising to 100C
(4) none of these
Which of the following is not a use of sulphur ?
(1) Sulphur is used in the vulcanization of rubber
(2) Sulphur is the main constituent of skin ointments due to excellent
antifungicidal properties
(3) Sulphur is used in water purification.
(4) None of the above

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SECTION-C : BIOLOGY

This section contains 15 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four
choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
51.

## Microorganisms, now a days are used for which of the following

purposes ?
(1) Production of antibiotics
(2) Production of hormones and enzymes
(3) Alcohol production
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## Group of viral diseases is

(1) Hepatitis and Typhoid
(2) Polio and Dengue
(3) Rabies and Tetanus
(4) Measles and Cholera
What is the layer labelled A in the structure shown below, and what
are some systems that develop from it?

## (1) Ectoderm; nervous system and epidermis of skin

(2) Mesoderm; muscle system
(3) Mesoderm; respiratory system
(4) Endoderm; digestive system
Viruses have a core of DNA contained within a protein envelope. The
virus inserts its DNA into a host such as a human. Why must the virus
get inside the host cell?

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Protein
envelope

DNA

## (1) The virus helps the host animal process nutrients.

(2) The virus creates products that the host cell needs.
(3) The virus is reproducing sexually within the host cell.
(4) The virus needs the host cell to make copies of itself.
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All living things grow and develop.Which statement best explains the
role of cells in the growth of an organism?
(1) Cells divide and reproduce new cells.
(2) Cells get smaller as they increase in number.
(3) Cells slowly die off to make room for growth.
(4) Cells grow larger continuously throughout the life of the organism.

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If the sign was nailed to the side of a tree 5' above the ground in 1997,
how high would the sign be in 2007 if the tree grew 4" taller each
year ?
(1) 5' high
(2) 8' high
(3) 4' 8"
(4) 9' 4"

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## Streptococcus pyogenes is the bacterium that causes strep throat.

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Based on its name, what is the shape of the individual bacterial cells?
(1) Round
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(2) Rod

(3) Spiral

(4) Polyhedral

## (1) Breeds of fresh water fishes

(2) Breeds of marine fishes
(3) Breeds of duck

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blood?

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(1) Erythrocytes

(2) Lymphocytes

(3) Thrombocytes

(4) Monocytes

## One variety of strawberry is resistant to a damaging fungus but

produces small fruit. Another strawberry variety produces large
fruit but is not resistant to the fungus. How might the desirable
qualities of the two varieties be combined?

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autotrophic?

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

## High milk yielding varieties of cows are obtained by

(1) Super ovulation
(2) Artificial insemination
(3) Use of surrogate mothers
(4) All of the above
In the diagram below, which molecules are represented by box B?

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is stored in
Genes
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Replicate

(1) Bases
(3) Amino acids

controls production of
B

(2) Proteins
(4) Simple sugars
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## The Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum in the cell synthesizes proteins

which would be later used in building the plasma membrane. But it
is observed that the protein in the membrane is slightly different from
the protein made in the Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum. The protein
was probably modified in another cell organelle. Identify that organelle
in the given diagram.

(1) D
(2) A
(3) B
(4) C
Which statement is not true about ribosomes?
(1) Ribosomes build proteins by following the directions of the DNA.
(2) Ribosomes are made in the cytoplasm of the cell.
(3) Ribosomes can occur attached to the endoplasmic reticulum as well
as free in the cytoplasm.
(4) Ribosomes are not bound by a membrane

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SECTION-D MATHEMATICS

This section contains 15 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four
choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
66.

Mr. and Mrs. Gupta need to rent a truck to move their furniture and
other belongings to their new house. The table shows the price for
renting a truck of the size they need for various amounts of time.
Time (t),
in hours
4
6
12
24

Rental
Charge (C)
Rs .90
Rs .120
Rs .210
Rs .390

(1) C = 10t + 50
(2) C = 15t + 30
(3) C = 20t + 10
(4) C = 30t + 15
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## PQRS is a parallelogram and PA, SB, RC, QD are angle bisectors.

If PQ = QD = 6 units, find mPQR.
B

P C

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(1) 30
(2) 60
(3) 120
(4) Indeterminate
Find the area of the quadrilateral ABCD in which AB = 42 cm,
BC = 21 cm, CD = 29 cm, DA = 34 cm and diagonal BD = 20 cm.

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34 cm

(1) 546 cm
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29 cm

20 cm

21 cm

42 cm

(2) 540 cm

(3) 640 cm

question ?

## What is the difference between the ages of Y and X ?

I. The ratio between the ages of X and Y is 2:3.
II. Ys age is 50% more than Xs age.
III. One fourth of Xs age is equal to one-sixth of Ys age.
(1) All I, II & III
(2) Any two of the three
(3) III & either I or II
(4) None of the three is sufficient to give the answer
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The value of
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+ y2

n -1

2n

) (x
y

2 n -1

y2

n 1

2n

(2) 8

is

(3) 0

(4) None

## In the following figure, ABCD is a rectangle with AD and DC equal

to 1 and 2 units, respectively. Two quarter circle are drawn with centers
at B and A, respectively. Now a circle is drawn touching both the quarter
circles and one of the sides of rectangle. Find the area of shaded region.
(Use p = 22/7)
C

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square units
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(2)

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square units
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(3)

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square units
83

(4)

7
square units
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## A number A is formed when we write from 1 to 150 i.e.

12345678910111213141516....
Find 58th digit from left side :
(1) 3

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(2) 4

(3) 5

(4) 7

The figure formed by joining the mid points of the sides of a quadrilateral in order, is always a
(1) Rectangle

(2) Parallelogram

(3) Rhombus

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5+2 +

5 -2

5 +1

(1) 0

- 3 - 2 2 = x, then x is

(2) 1

(3) 1

(4)

2 -1

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## The price of a necklace varies directly as the number of pearls in it.

Also, it varies directly as the square root of radius of a pearl. The price
of a necklace was Rs. 150, when it had 75 pearls each of radius 1 cm.
Find the radius of the pearl of a necklace having 100 pearls whose cost
is Rs. 600.
(1) 2
(2) 9
(3) 3
(4) 4

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10

10

(1) 108

is ..........

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(2) 1010

(3) ( 10 )(

10 )10

## (4) 10( (10))

10

3 +1
, then the value of 4x3 + 2x2 8x+7 is
2

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(1) 10
(2) 11
(3) 9
(4) 0
In figure, PS is bisector of QPR and PT ^ QR then TPS = ?
P

(1) 10
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(2) 25

60

(3) 12

(1) 2 : 3
(2) 1 : 2
(3) 3 : 2

(4) 5
(4) 2 : 1
3
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1
2

## The greatest length which may be used to measure exactly 13 ft, 17 ft

and 20ft is given by
(1) 3 inches
(2) 15 inches

(3) 18 inches

(4) 21 inches
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