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Reasoning Ability[1]

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# REASONING ABILITY: 1. In a certain code ROPE is written as \$3%6 and RITE is written as \$4#6.

How is PORT written in that code? (1) %4\$# (2) \$3%# (3) \$64% (4) %3\$# (5) None of these 2. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word KNIGHT, each of which has as many letters between them in the word as they have in the English alphabet? (1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three 3. Pointing to a photograph Nikita said µShe is the only grad daughter of my grandmother¶s daughter¶. How is the girl in photograph related to Nikita? (1) Sister (2) Niece/ daughter (3) Aunt (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these 4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group? (1) Pineapple (2) Guava (3) Grapes (4) Papaya (5) Pear 5. If the word STABLE all the consonants are replaced by the previous letter and all the vowels are replaced by the next letter which letter will be third from the left end? (1) S (2) B (3) A (4) K (5) None of these 6. In a certain code HOUSE is written as FTVPI, how is CHAIR written in that code? (1) DIBJS (2) SBJID (3) SHBGD

(4) SJBID (5) None of these 7. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group? (1) FH (2) KM (3) PR (4) CE (5) JM 8. If µ P Q¶ means µP is wife of Q¶, µP+Q¶ means µP is father of Q¶ and µP Q¶ means µP is sister of Q¶ then in G H +R D, how is G related to D? (1) Cannot be determined (2) Mother (3) Niece (4) Aunt (5) None of these 9. If the digits of the number 5726489 are arranged in ascending order, how many digits will remain at the same position? (1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three 10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group? (1) 17 (2) 19 (3) 23 (4) 29 (5) 27 11. How many meaningful words can be made from the letters AEHT, using each letter only once? (1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three 12. If µ?¶ means µx¶, \$ means µ+¶, # means µ µ and µ©¶ means µ-µ then what is the value of 360 # 24\$ 56« 5© 48? (1) 253

Some spoons are forks All forks are plates. Conclusions: I. Some bowls are forks. II. Some spoons are plates. 23. Statements: Some bottles are jars. All jars are buckets. All buckets are tanks. Conclusions: I. All jars are tanks. II. Some buckets are tanks. 24. Statements: Some phones are mobiles. Some mobiles are computers. Some computers are keys. Conclusions: I. Some phones are keys. II. Some computes are phones. 25. Statements: All papers are files. Some files are folders. All folders are bags. Conclusions: I. Some files are bags. II. Some papers are folders. Answers: 1. (4), 2. (3), 3. (2), 4. (3), 5. (2), 6. (4), 7. (5), 8. (2), 9. (4), 10. (5), 11. (3), 12. (3), 13. (3), 14. (5), 15. (1), 16. (5), 17. (2), 18. (1), 19. (4), 20. (1), 21. (5), 22. (2), 23. (5), 24. (4), 25. (1). G K AND CURRENT AFFAIRS: (General awareness and current affairs) 1. Who among the following has been appointed the National Security Adviser by the UPA Government ? (a) Brajesh Mishra (b) J. N. Daxit (c) Soli J. Sorabjee (d) T. K. A. Nair Ans: ( b ) J. N. Daxit 2. Who among the following is the new Chief Minister of Karnataka ?

(a) S. M. Krishna (b) Uma Bharti (c) Dharam Singh (d) Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy Ans: ( c ) Dharam Singh 3. Who among the following has won the Miss Universe 2004 crown ? (a) Jennifer Hawkins (b) Shandi Finnessey (c) Alba Reyes (d) None of these Ans: ( a ) Jennifer Hawkins 4. A solemn ceremony to mark the 60th Anniversary of D-Day landings of the Allies troops during the Second World War, was held in (a) Pearl Harbour (b) Normandy (c) New York (d) Lisbon Ans: ( b ) Normandy 5. Which of the following cricketers holds the world record of maximum number of sixes in Tests ? (a) Chris Carins (New Zealand) (b) Viv Richards (West Indies ) (c) Sachin Tendulkar (India) (d) Wasim Akram (Pakistan) Ans: ( a ) Chris Carins (New Zealand) 6. Who among the following has been appointed the new Chief Justice of India ? (a) Justice Rajendra Babu (b) Justice V. N. Khare (c) Justice R. C. Lahoti (d) None of these Ans: ( c ) Justice R. C. Lahoti 7. Who among the following sports persons got the honour of lighting the Olympic flame at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi recently ? (a) Anjali Bhagwat (b) Abhinav Bindra (c) Viswanathan Anand

(d) K. M. Beenamol Ans: ( a ) Anjali Bhagwat 8. Who among the following has been appointed new chairman of the National Commission for Farmers ? (a) Ajit Singh (b) K. C. Pant (c) Dr. M. S. Swaminathan (d) Sharad Pawar Ans: ( c ) Dr. M. S. Swaminathan 9. Which of the following planets crossed the face of the sun (in transit) after 122 years recently ? (a) Mars (b) Venus (c) Jupiter (d) Saturn Ans: ( b ) Venus 10. Which of the following countries was readmitted to the Commonwealth recently ? (a) Nepal (b) Myanmar (c) Pakistan (d) None of these Ans: ( c ) Pakistan 11. The world governing body of which of the following sports celebrated its 100 years in existence recently ? (a) Football (b) Hockey (c) Badminton (d) Cricket Ans: ( a ) Football 12. Who among the following won the men?s singles title of the French Open 2004 ? (a) Guillermo Coria (b) Roger Federer (c) Andy Roddick (d) Gaston Gaudio Ans: ( d ) Gaston Gaudio 13. Who is India?s first Woman Grand Master in Chess ? (a) Aarthie Ramaswamy (b) Koneru Humpy

(c) S. Meenakshi (d) S. Vijayalakshmi Ans: ( b ) Koneru Humpy 14. The age of a tree can be determined by (a) Measuring its height (b) Measuring its diameter (c) Analyzing its sap (d) Counting the annual growth rings of its stem Ans: ( d ) Counting the annual growth rings of its stem 15. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ? Mountains Continents (a) The Rocky : North America (b) The Andes : South America (c) The Alps : Europe (d) The Ural : Africa Ans: ( d ) The Ural : Africa 16. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ? (a) ?Purna Swaraj? Resolution : 1929 (b) Martyrdom of Sardar Bhagat Singh : 1931 (c) Formation of the Congress Socialist Party: 1939 (d) Simla Confeence : 1940 Ans: ( b ) Martyrdom of Sardar Bhagat Singh : 1931 17. The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at (a) Bhubaneswar (b) Khajuraho (c) Madurai (d) Mount Abu Ans: ( a ) Bhubaneswar 18. Which one of the following is essentially a solo dance ? (a) Kuchipudi (b) Kathak (c) Manipuri (d) Mohiniattam Ans: ( d ) Mohiniattam 19. The deepest oceanic trench ?Mariana? is located in (a) Atlantic Ocean (b) Arctic Ocean (c) Pacific Ocean (d) Indian Ocean Ans: ( c ) Pacific Ocean

20. Although fog consists of fine drops of water, we cannot see clearly through it because (a) The light rays undergo total internal reflection in the drops (b) Fine drops of water in fog polarize the light (c) The fine drops are opaque to the light (d) The drops scatter most of the light Ans: ( d ) The drops scatter most of the light 21. During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ? (a) Portuguese (b) Dutch (c) Danish (d) English Ans: ( a ) Portuguese 22. Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for introducing market control mechanism ? (a) Iltutmish (b) Balban (c) Alauddin Khalji (d) Firoze Tughlaq Ans: ( c ) Alauddin Khalji 23. Which one of the following mountain peaks of the Himalayas is NOT in India ? (a) Annapurna (b) Nanda Devi (c) Mt. Kamet (d) Kanchenjunga Ans: ( a ) Annapurna 24. A rift valley is formed mainly due to (a) The forces of tension in the earth?s crust (b) The subsidence of the floor of a river valley (c) The valley formed after the formation of fold mountains (d) The deepening of a valley by ice action Ans: ( a ) The forces of tension in the earth?s crust 25. Who is the author of the book, ?The Man Who Divided India? ? (a) Arun Shourie (b) Dominique Lapierre (c) Rafiq Zakaria (d) Salman Rushdie Ans: ( c ) Rafiq Zakaria

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEST: 1. Juan___________ in the library this morning. A. is study B. studying C. is studying D. are studying 2. Alicia, __________ the windows please. It¶s too hot in here. A. opens B. open C. opened D. will opened 3. The movie was __________ the book. A. as B. as good C. good as D. as good as 4. Eli¶s hobbies include jogging, swimming, and __________. A. to climb mountains B. climb mountains C. to climb D. climbing mountains 5. Mr. Hawkins requests that someone _________ the data by fax immediately. A. sent B. sends C. send D. to send 6. Who is ____________ , Marina or Sachiko? A. tallest B. tall C. taller D. the tallest 7. The concert will begin ________ fifteen minutes. A. in B. on C. with D. about 8. I have only a ________ Christmas cards left to write. A. few

B. fewer C. less D. little 9. Each of the Olympic athletes ____________ for months, even years. A. have been training B. were training C. has been training D. been training 10. Maria __________ never late for work. A. am B. are C. were D. is 11. The company will upgrade _________ computer information systems next month. A. there B. their C. it¶s D. its 12. Cheryl likes apples, _________ she does not like oranges. A. so B. for C. but D. or 13. You were ____________ the New York office before 2 p.m. A. suppose call B. supposed to call C. supposed calling D. supposed call 14. When I graduate from college next June, I _____________ a student here for five years. A. will have been B. have been C. has been D. will have 15. Ms. Guth _________ rather not invest that money in the stock market. A. has to B. could

C. would D. must English Grammar: Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect. 1. The majority to the news is about violence or scandal. A. The B. to C. news D. violence 2. Takeshi swimmed one hundred laps in the pool yesterday. A. swimmed B. hundred C. in D. yesterday 3. When our vacation, we plan to spend three days scuba diving. A. When B. plan C. days D. diving 4. Mr. Feinauer does not take critical of his work very well. A. does B. critical C. his D. well 5. Yvette and Rinaldo send e-mail messages to other often. A. and B. send C. other D. often 6. Mr. Olsen is telephoning a American Red Cross for help. A. is B. a C. Red D. for 7. I had a enjoyable time at the party last night. A. a

B. time C. at D. last 8. The doctor him visited the patient¶s parents. A. The B. him C. visited D. patient¶s 9. Petra intends to starting her own software business in a few years. A. intends B. starting C. software D. few 10. Each day after school, Jerome run five miles. A. Each B. after C. run D. miles 11. He goes never to the company softball games. A. never B. the C. softball D. games 12. Do you know the student who books were stolen? A. Do B. know C. who D. were 13. Jean-Pierre will spend his vacation either in Singapore nor the Bahamas. A. will B. his C. nor D. Bahamas 14. I told the salesman that I was not interesting in buying the latest model. A. told B. that

C. interesting D. buying 15. Frederick used work for a multinational corporation when he lived in Malaysia. A. used work B. multinational C. when D. lived in English Vocabulary: Select the best answer. 1. The rate of ___________ has been fluctuating wildly this week. A. money B. bills C. coins D. exchange 2. The bus ___________ arrives late during bad weather. A. every week B. later C. yesterday D. always 3. Do you ____________ where the nearest grocery store is? A. know B. no C. now D. not 4. Jerry Seinfeld, the popular American comedian, has his audiences ___________. A. putting too many irons in the fire B. keeping their noses out of someone¶s business C. rolling in the aisles D. going to bat for someone 5. The chairperson will ____________ members to the subcommittee. A. appoint B. disappoint C. appointment D. disappointed

6. The critics had to admit that the ballet ______________ was superb. A. procrastinate B. performance C. pathology D. psychosomatic 7. Peter says he can¶t ___________ our invitation to dinner tonight. A. angel B. across C. accept D. almost 8. We were __________ friends in that strange but magical country. A. upon B. among C. toward D. in addition to 9. The hurricane caused ____________ damage to the city. A. extend B. extended C. extensive D. extension 10. Many cultures have special ceremonies to celebrate a person¶s _________ of passage into adulthood. A. right B. rite C. writ D. write English Reading Comprehension: Directions to Erik¶s house Leave Interstate 25 at exit 7S. Follow that road (Elm Street) for two miles. After one mile, you will pass a small shopping center on your left. At the next set of traffic lights, turn right onto Maple Drive. Erik¶s house is the third house on your left. It¶s number 33, and it¶s white with green trim. 1. What is Erik¶s address? A. Interstate 25 B. 2 Elm Street C. 13 Erika Street D. 33 Maple Drive

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