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1. How many of the integers between 25 and 45 are even ? (A)21 (B)20 (C)11 (D)10 (E)9 Ans:d)10 2. If taxi fares were Rs 1.00 for the first 1/5 mile and Rs 0.20 for each 1/5 miles thereafter. The taxi fare for a 3-mile ride was (A)Rs 1.56 (B)Rs 2.40 (C)RS 3.00 (D)Rs 3.80 (E)Rs 4.20 Answer :d)Rs 3.80 3. A computer routine was developed to generate two numbers (x,y) the first being a random number between 0 and 100 inclusive, and the second being less than or equal to the square root of the first. Each of the following pair satisfies the routine EXCEPT (A) (99.10) (B) (85.9) (C) (50.7) (D) (1.1) (E) (1.0) Answer : A) (99.10) 4. A warehouse had a square floor with area 10,000 sq.meters. A rectangular addition was built along one entire side of the warehouse that increased the floor by one-half as much as the original floor. How many meters did the addition extend beyond the original buildings ? (A)10 (B)20

(C)50 (D)200 (E)500 Ans: c)50 5. A digital wristwatch was set accurately at 8.30 a.m and then lost 2 seconds every 5 minutes. What time was indicated on the watch at 6.30 p.m of the same day if the watch operated continuously that time ? (A)5:56 (B)5:58 (C)6.00 (D)6.23 (E)6.26 Ans :E) 6.26 6. A 5 litre jug contains 4 litres of a salt water solution that is 15 percent salt. If 1.5 litres of the solution spills out of the jug, and the jug is then filled to capacity with water, approximately what percent of the resulting solution in the jug is salt? (A)7.5% (B)9.5% (C) 10.5% (D)12% (E)15% Ans :A)7.5% 7. A plane travelled K miles in the first 96 miles of flight time. If it completed the remaining 300 miles of the trip in 1 minute, what was its average speed in miles per hour for the entire trip ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Ans :(300+k)/97 * 60 8. A merchant sells an item at a 20 percent discount. but still makes a gross profit of 20 percent of

the cost. What percent of cost would be gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without the discount? (A)20% (B)40% (C)50% (D)60% (E)66.6% Ansr :c) 50% 9. A millionaire bought a job lot of hats 1/4 of which were brown. The millionaire sold 2/3 of the hats including 4/5 of the brown hats. What fraction of the unsold hats were brown. (A)1/60 (B)1/15 (C)3/20 (D)3/5 (E)3/4 Ans :c)3/20 10. How many integers n greater than and less than 100 are there such that,if the digits of n are reversed, the resulting integer is n+9 ? (A)5 (B)6 (C)7 (D)8 (E)9 Ans :D)8 11. An investor purchased a shares of stock at a certain price.If the stock increased in price Rs 0.25 per share and the total increase for the x shares was Rs 12.50, how many shares of stock had been purchased ? (A)25 (B)50 (C)75 (D)100

6 c.(E)125 Ans :B)50 12 At a special sale. how many hours will it take Ann to complete the remainder of the jobs? (A) 2/3 (B) 3/4 (C) 1 (D) 2 (E) 3 Ans :E)3 14. A sink has 12 lits of water some quantity of water is taken out. A decorator bought a bolt of d m number of red chips in any one stack ? (A) 7 (B) 6 (C) 5 (D) 4 (E) 3 Ans :C) 5 15. 3 b. If 5 tickets are purchased at the sale. Working independently. Ann can do the same job in 9 hours. a. Tina can do a certain job in 12 hours. 5 tickets can be purchased for the price of 3 tickets. If Tina Works independently at the job for 8 hours and then Ann works independently.6% Ans :c)40% 13. Working independently. if the remainng water is 6 litres less then the water taken out then quantity of water taken out is.3% (C) 40% (D) 60% (E) 66. 9 . the amount saved will be What percent of the original price of the 5 tickets? (A) 20% (B) 33.

25 4.20 3. (A)1/60 (B)1/15 (C)3/20 (D)3/5 (E)3/4 Answer :c)3/20 3. but still makes a gross profit of 20 percent of the cost. 1 16. If the stock increased in price Rs 0. 5 tickets can be purchased for the price of 3 tickets. An investor purchased a shares of stock at a certain price. The millionaire sold 2/3 of the hats including 4/5 of the brown hats. How many integers n greater than and less than 100 are there such that.3343 4. if the digits of n are reversed. how many shares of stock had been purchased ? (A)25 (B)50 (C)75 (D)100 (E)125 Answer :B)50 5.1349.d.25 per share and the total increase for the x shares was Rs 12. What fraction of the unsold hats were brown. A merchant sells an item at a 20 percent discount.3678 17. In a straight highway 2 cars starts from the same point in opposite directions each travels for 8 Kms and take left turn then travel for 6 Kms what is the distance between them now. If 5 tickets are purchased at .6% Ans :c) 50% 2. A millionaire bought a job lot of hats 1/4 of which were brown. 3. 1. which is the 4 digit number whose second digit is thrice the first digit and 3'rd digit is sum of 1'st and 2'nd and last digit is twice the second digit. At a special sale. the resulting integer is n+9 ? (A)5 (B)6 (C)7 (D)8 (E)9 Answer :D)8 4.10 1.50. What percent of cost would be gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without the discount? (A) 20% (B) 40% (C) 50% (D) 60% (E) 66.2674 2.16 2. 1.

A decorator bought a bolt of d m number of red chips in any one stack ? (A)7 (B)6 (C)5 (D)4 (E)3 Answer :C) 5 Directions (1-7): Study the following arrangement and answer the questions given below: R4TM7W%J95I#1PB2TA3D$6ENF8UH@ 1. Working independently. how many hours will it take Ann to complete the remainder of the jobs? (A)2/3 (B)3/4 (C)1 (D)2 (E)3 Ans :E)3 7. If Tina works independently at the job for 8 hours and then Ann works independently.the sale. each of which is immediately preceded by a number and not immediately followed by a consonant? 1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) Four 2.) What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement? TM% 951 B23 ? 1) $EF 2) $6F 3) D$N 4) $E8 5) None of these 3. the amount saved will be what percent of the original price of the 5 tickets? (A)20% (B)33.) How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement. Working independently.6% Answer :c)40% 6. each of which is neither preceded by a number nor followed by a consonants? 1) None 2) One . Tina can do a certain job in 12 hours. Ann can do the same job in 9 hours.3% (C)40% (D)60% (E)66.) How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement.

) How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? 1) 5J1 2) 7TJ 3) 8N@ 4) 32$ 5) 6DF 5.) Which of the following is sixth to the right of the fourteenth from the right end? 1) 5 2) 6 3) I 4) $ 5) None of these 6.3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three 4. ?. 'P ? Q' means 'P is neither greater that nor smaller than Q'. %. the symbols @. 'P % Q' means 'P is either greater than or equal to Q'. each of which is immediately followed by a symbol but not immediately preceded by another consonant? 1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) None of these 7. and $ are used with the following meanings illustrated. ?.) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so from a group. .) Which of the following is the eighth to the left of the sixteenth from the left end? 1) J 2) E 3) % 4) 6 5) None of these Directions (8-12): In the following questions.

R $ W 1) None is true 2) Only III is true 3) Only I and II are true 4) Only II and III are true 5) None of these 11. V @ K III. 5) None of these 10.F ? N II. find out which of the three conclusion I.) Statements: M $ T. N? R. W ? N III.A $ B 1) Only I and II are true 2) Only I and III are true 3) Only II and III are true 4) Only II is true.M ? K 1) Only I is true 2) Only II is true 3) Only III is true 4) All are true 5) None of these . T@ K. 'P ? Q' means 'P is greater than Q'.) Statements: F ? K. R @ F Conclusions: I. D ? M 1) Only I and II are true 2) Only I and III are true 3) Only II and III are true 4) All are true 5) None of these 9.) Statements: B ? H. K? M III. D % T II. II and III given below them is/are definitely true and mark your answer accordingly.'P $ Q' means 'P is smaller than Q'. In each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true. 8.B % K II. H % A. K@ H III. K ? D Conclusions: I. 'P @ Q' means 'P is either smaller than or equal to Q'. F % V II.) Statements: W % N. A ? K Conclusions: I. K ? M. M @ V Conclusions: I.

J $ D II. Which of the following does not belong to that group? 1) HR 2) PR 3) NP 4) BE 5) VX Directions (Q.) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which of the following means 'here' in that code language? 1) ha 2) pa 3) ja 4) pa or ja 5) None of these 15.) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. 3). 2).12.) Statements: N @ D. 16-22): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. T % J Conclusions: I.T ? N 1) Only III is true 2) Only II is true 3) Only I and II are true 4) Only I is true 5) None of these 13. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers 1). 'na ta ka' means 'what is that' and 'ha ja pa' means 'here and there’. 4) and 5). N ? J III. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? 1) Building 2) Toy 3) Vehicle 4) Mountain 5) Machine 14.) In a certain code language 'pik na ha' means 'who is there '. . D $ T. Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

dictatorship 3) beating. mediocrity ._________.) We must develop _____ systems from the village upwards and up to the national level to constantly _______ the nutritional status of the people. eradicate 5) fact. 1) educated. brethren 4) formulated. review 2) machinery.) Time has now come for all agencies working in the development sector to launch a multipronged __________ to _________ malnutrition. populace 19. woefully 3) sustaining. annihilate 3) policy. subjects 2) organized. deviate 4) strategy. bureaucracy 2) delve. inundate 20. tackle 3) efficient. 1) monitoring. emancipate 4) sound.) A well. 1) system. citizens 5) nourished. harbour 5) inherent. alarmingly 4) balancing. niggardly 17. 1) dive. astonishingly 5) demanding. systems 3) advanced. 1) ascertaining. abjure 2) weapon.16. domestic civil aviation is _______ undercapitalized.) Democracy has taken a ______ in a system which promotes sycophancy and _____.) The truth is that in a highly capital-intensive business _______ deep pockets. highly 2) requiring. physically and mentally active ________ alone can contribute to the speedier economic progress of a nation. demolish 18.

focus 4) exploit. degrade 22.) Rituals play an important role in ____ growth and growth of our minds to its full _____.) If it is possible to make only one meaningful English word with the first.) The position (s) of how many letters in the word PRODUCT will remain unchanged.) People in power love to _______ the freedom of expression by the players because it might ______ their position. give 'Y' as the answer.) Mohan walked 25 metres towards South. the seventh and the eighth letters of the word ORGANISED. which of the following will be the third of that word? If no such word can be made give 'X' as the answer and if more than one such word can be made. 1) suppress. exposure 4) traditional. 1) cultural. 1) N 2) D 3) S 4) X 5) Y 24. reveal 3) contradict. measure 2) religious. maximum 3) mystical. hamper 5) violate. took a right turn and walked 15 metres. potential 23. intolerance 21.4) ride. He then took . limits 5) spiritual. when the letters within the word are rearranged alphabetically? 1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three 25. undermine 2) counter. the fifth. heredity 5) privilege.

Q. as q is not murderer. q: "I was playing cards with P at the time of the murder". (3) 21. Assuming the only one of the above statement is false and that one of them is the murderer. (3) 24. (1) 22. (2) 2. (4) 15. who is the murderer? a) P b) Q c) R d) Cann't be concluded e) S and: E. (2) 3. (2) 6. (1) 13. Which direction is he now from his starting point? 1) South-East 2) South 3) South-West 4) North-West 5) None of these ANSWERS : 1. If the amounts earned by Mohan. Yogesh earned rs. (4) 16. (4) 5.Deep. he is telling truth that P was with him. (5) 4. (4) 18.Yogesh are M.3/.) r and s are true as first two statements are contradictory.D. Which of the following is the correct ordering of these amounts? a) M < D < Y b) M < Y < D c) D < M < Y d) It cann't be determined from the information given . (5) 23.R. They are p: "I had gone to the theatre with S at the time of the murder". (2) 11. (4) 14. r: "Q didn't commit the murder". hence S is murderer.Y respectively. s: "R is not the murderer".more than half as much as deep.a left turn and walked 25 metres. (1) 8.S. Each of them makes a statement. (5) 19. (3) 10. (3) 1) In a murder case there are four suspects P. thus either P or S is murderer. 2) Mohan earned twice as much as Deep. (4) 9. (2) 17. (1) 20. (5) 12. (2) 25. (4) 7.

C. Hence it may be concluded that a) sufficiently information is not there to conclude anything b) Men are actually better drivers but drive more frequently c) Women Certainly drive more cautiously than Men d) Men chauvinists are wrong about women's abilities.D. e) Statistics sometimes present a wrong picture of things 4) What does the hex number E78 correspond to in radix 7 ? a) 12455 b) 14153 c) 14256 d) 13541 e) 13112 Ans :d 5)Given that A.e) D < Y < M ans d) 3) Statistics indicate that men drivers are involved in more accidents than women drivers.? a) 900 b) 600 .B. How many copies can the machine make in 6 min. At this rate.E each represent one of the digits between 1 and 9 and that the following multiplication holds: ABCDE X4 EDCBA what digit does E represent ? a) 4 b) 6 c) 8 d) 7 Ans: c 6) HCL prototyping machine can make 10 copies every 4 seconds.

b=4. then what is r in terms of k. produce n units in 2 hours.q.s? a) 2k+s q b) 2sk .c=5 then a+b c c a+b a) 1 b) 11/30 c) 0 d) -11/30 e) -1 ans: b 8) 10^2(10^8+10^8) = 10^4 a) 2(10)^4 b) 2(10)^6 c) 10^8 d) 2(10)^8 e) 10^10 Ans: b 9) Worker W produces n units in 5 hours. workers independently but at the same time. Workers V and W. how long would it take V alone to produce n units? a) 1 hr 26 min b) 1 hr 53 min c) 2 hr 30 min d) 3 hr 30 min e) 3 hr 20 min Ans: d (e) 10) if q <> 0 and k = qr/2 -s.c) 360 d) 240 e) 150 Ans: a 7) if a=2.

Throughout the entire trip.P. northern and southern.assemble for a long journey in two traveling parties. if they wish.q c) 2(k-s) q d) 2k+sq q e) 2(k+s) q Ans: e Six knights . the other members of this party besides P and U must be a) Q and S b) Q and T c) R and S d) R and T e) S and T Ans: e 12) If each of the two parties of knights consists of exactly three members. After one month.S.R. which of the following is not a possible traveling party and route? . p must travel in the same party with S Q can't travel by the southern route U can't change routes 11) If one of the two parties of knights consists of P and U and two other knights and travels by the southern route.T and U . can never travel together. although they may meet briefly. rearrange their traveling parties before continuing. the routes of the northern and southern groups converge for a brief time and at that point theknights can. For security. The two parties travel by separate routes.Q. the composition of traveling parties must be in accord with the following conditions P and R are deadly enemies and. each travelingparty consists of at least two knights. again in two parties along separatenorthern and southern routes.

exactly one knight changes from one traveling party to the other traveling party. How many of the integers between 25 and 45 are even ? .R. when the two parties of knights encounter one another after a month.T by the southern route d) P.U by the northern route b) P. that knight must be a) P b) Q c) R d) S e) T Ans: e 1.S.S.S.a) P.T by the northern route c) P.U by the southern route e) Q. then T must travel by the a) southern route with P and S b) southern route with Q and R c) southern route with R and U d) northern route with Q and R e) northern route with R and U Ans: a 15) If.T by the southern route Ans: b 13) If one of the two parties of knights consists of U and two other knights and travels by the northern route.S. the other members of this party besides U must be a) P and S b) P and T c) Q and R d) Q and T e) R and T Ans: c 14) If each of the two parties of knights consists of exactly three members of different pX-MozillaStatus: 0009by the northern route.

The taxi fare for a 3-mile ride was (A)Rs 1.10) (B) (85.meters.40 (C)RS 3. A computer routine was developed to generate two numbers (x.7) (D) (1.20 for each 1/5 miles thereafter.56 (B)Rs 2.1) (E) (1.20 Answer :d)Rs 3. Each of the following pair satisfies the routine EXCEPT (A) (99. If taxi fares were Rs 1.00 for the first 1/5 mile and Rs 0.10) 4.000 sq. and the second being less than or equal to the square root of the first.00 (D)Rs 3. A rectangular addition was built along one entire side of the warehouse that increased the floor by one-half as much as the original floor.80 (E)Rs 4.80 3.y) the first being a random number between 0 and 100 inclusive.(A)21 (B)20 (C)11 (D)10 (E)9 Ans:d)10 2.0) Answer : A) (99. A warehouse had a square floor with area 10.9) (C) (50. How many meters did the addition extend beyond the original buildings ? (A)10 (B)20 (C)50 (D)200 (E)500 .

5% (D)12% (E)15% Ans :A)7.Ans: c)50 5. and the jug is then filled to capacity with water. If it completed the remaining 300 miles of the trip in 1 minute.30 a. what was its average speed in miles per hour for the entire trip ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Ans :(300+k)/97 * 60 8.5% 7. A 5 litre jug contains 4 litres of a salt water solution that is 15 percent salt.23 (E)6.5% (C) 10.5% (B)9. A digital wristwatch was set accurately at 8. What percent of cost would be gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without the . A merchant sells an item at a 20 percent discount. but still makes a gross profit of 20 percent of the cost.5 litres of the solution spills out of the jug. What time was indicated on the watch at 6. If 1. approximately what percent of the resulting solution in the jug is salt? (A)7.30 p.m and then lost 2 seconds every 5 minutes. A plane travelled K miles in the first 96 miles of flight time.m of the same day if the watch operated continuously that time ? (A)5:56 (B)5:58 (C)6.26 Ans :E) 6.26 6.00 (D)6.

If 5 tickets are purchased . How many integers n greater than and less than 100 are there such that. how many shares of stock had been purchased ? (A)25 (B)50 (C)75 (D)100 (E)125 Ans :B)50 12 At a special sale. 5 tickets can be purchased for the price of 3 tickets.If the stock increased in price Rs 0. (A)1/60 (B)1/15 (C)3/20 (D)3/5 (E)3/4 Ans :c)3/20 10. An investor purchased a shares of stock at a certain price. A millionaire bought a job lot of hats 1/4 of which were brown.25 per share and the total increase for the x shares was Rs 12. The millionaire sold 2/3 of the hats including 4/5 of the brown hats.discount? (A)20% (B)40% (C)50% (D)60% (E)66.if the digits of n are reversed.6% Ansr :c) 50% 9.50. the resulting integer is n+9 ? (A)5 (B)6 (C)7 (D)8 (E)9 Ans :D)8 11. What fraction of the unsold hats were brown.

6% Ans :c)40% 13. 6 c. A decorator bought a bolt of d m number of red chips in any one stack ? (A) 7 (B) 6 (C) 5 (D) 4 (E) 3 Ans :C) 5 15. 9 d. Tina can do a certain job in 12 hours. 3 b. how many hours will it take Ann to complete the remainder of the jobs? (A) 2/3 (B) 3/4 (C) 1 (D) 2 (E) 3 Ans :E)3 14. a. If Tina Works independently at the job for 8 hours and then Ann works independently. A sink has 12 lits of water some quantity of water is taken out. Working independently. 1 16. Working independently. the amount saved will be What percent of the original price of the 5 tickets? (A) 20% (B) 33.at the sale. if the remainng water is 6 litres less then the water taken out then quantity of water taken out is. which is the 4 digit number whose second digit is thrice the first digit and 3'rd digit is sum of 1'st and 2'nd and . Ann can do the same job in 9 hours.3% (C) 40% (D) 60% (E) 66.

1-5): In each of the following number series one of the given numbers is wrong. 8 34 207 1661 16617 199417 1) 8 2) 34 3) 207 4) 1661 5) None of these 2. In a straight highway 2 cars starts from the same point in opposite directions each travels for 8 Kms and take left turn then travel for 6 Kms what is the distance between them now.20 3.5 1) 70 2) 75 3) 300 4) 197 5) None of these 4. 420 70 75 300 197 148.10 Directions (Q. 9 21 51 155 540 2163 . 7 75 395 2379 11879 47541 1) 7 2) 75 3) 395 4) 2379 5) None of these 3.1349.3343 4. 1. 1.3678 17.last digit is twice the second digit.2674 2.25 4. Find out the wrong number. 1. 3.16 2.

An angry Arjun carried some arrows for fighting with Bheeshm. With half the arrows. What is the ratio of illiterate females to literate ones? 1) 1:1 2) 1:2 3) 4:7 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these 8. 1) 100 2) 121 3) 144 4) 169 5) None of these Directions (Q. 7-11): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: Total population of a village is 64000. Out of the total illiterate population. 60% of the total population is male. With one arrow each he knocked down respectively the Chariot. the flag and the bow of Bheeshm. 22 37 59 97 155 251 1) 37 2) 59 3) 97 4) 155 5) None of these 6. males and female are in the ratio 3:4 7. Among the males what is the ratio of literate ones to illiterate ones? 1) 3:1 . Out of this 65% is literate. with one more than four times the square root of arrows he laid Bheeshm unconscious on an arrow bed. he cut down the arrows thrown by Bheeshm on him and with six other arrows he killed the Chariot driver of Bheeshm. Find the total number of arrows Arjun had. Finally.1) 9 2) 21 3) 51 4) 2163 5) None of these 5.

0 1941 275 86. Cences Population(in million) Percentage 1901 213 89.2 1911 246 89.2) 1:3 3) 9:4 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these 9.1 1951 299 82. What is the ratio of literate males to literate females? 1) 4:9 2) 9:4 3) 9:13 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these 10.7 1921 223 88.12-16): Study the following table and answer the questions given below: Following table shows the rural population and the percentage of total population living in the rural areas of the country X. What is the total number of illiterate males? 1) 6400 2) 12800 3) 9600 4) 3200 5) None of these 11.8 1931 246 88.0 . What is the total number of literate females? 1) 6400 2) 12800 3) 9600 4) 3200 5) None of these Directions (Q.7 1961 360 82.

The total population of the country X was approximately how much more in the census year 1931 with respect to the same in the census year 1921? 1) 23 million 2) 29 million 3) 25 million 4) 32 million 5) 34 million 16. Approximately what was total population of the country X in the census year 2001? 1) 1050 million 2) 1129 million 3) 1000 million 4) 743 million 5) 1029 million 15.3 12. In which of the following census years was the population of the urban area 79 million? 1) 1951 2) 1961 3) 1971 4) 1981 5) 1991 14.7 1991 629 74.1971 439 80.1 1981 524 76. The population of urban area in the census year 1941 was approximately what percent of the same in the census year 1951? 1) 55% . Approximately what was the urban population of country X in the census year 1981?1) 109 million 2) 129 million 3) 159 million 4) 218 million 5) 155 million 13.2 2001 743 72.

and British) were elaborately created over the past few hundred years — and how incomplete and fragile that process always was. books. Scottish.2) 60% 3) 62% 4) 65% 5) 70% Passage(Questions From 17-21): A spate of soul-searching is guaranteed by two major anniversaries that loom this year: the abolition of the slave trade in the British empire in 1807. both anniversaries will be mind for their contemporary relevance. Any chance of reinventing a plausible national identity now (as many are keen to do) is only possible if we develop a much better understanding of how our nation behaved in the past and how nationalisms (English. which we have. Television programmes. But our reckoning with British history has been so limited that these two anniversaries provide us with a good opportunity for an overdue reality check. ceremonies. The abolition of the slave trade is a painful reminder of British imperial history. the empire's opium trade with China or our invention of concentration camps in the Boer war? We too easily overlook how empire was a linchpin to British national identity. Both will feed into Britain's nagging sense of self-doubt: who are we? As the debates around integrated and multiculturalism show no sign of flagging. incredible. they might advocate an apology for the slave trade and let's be done with 2007's anniversaries. conferences. The coincidence of these two anniversaries is fortuitous. Who remembers the Bengal famine or Hola camp. Some might regard this self-referentialism as tedious. managed to largely forget. vital to welding Scotland . and newspaper supplements have been in the planning for months. and the Act of Union of England and Scotland in 1707.

No wonder Britishness is no the decline.and England together. Welcome to Every town: A Journey into the English Mind. and that was heavily dependent for its raison d'etre on a broadly Protestant culture. historian Linda Colley suggests three ingredients for British identity: “Great Britain is an invented nation that was not founded on the suppression of older loyalties so much as superimposed on them. people have become increasingly likely to define themselves in polls as English or Scottish rather than British. Who is going to define Englishness? Julian Baggini has a stab at it in a book to be published in March. The grumbles are getting louder about Scottish MPs who vote on legislation affecting the English and the disproportionate amount of public spending swallowed up by the Scots. He spent six months living in Rotherham to get beyond . Could this reemergence of the older loyalties to which Ms Colley refers have political consequences? Could the Scottish National Party translate that into significant electoral gains in the Scottish elections only a few days after the official commemoration of the Act of Union in May? It's not just the Scots who could decide they've had enough of the English — the feeling could become mutual. on the treat and tonic of recurrent war. over the past couple of decades. Indeed. and the empire is no more. He's been at the forefront of an establishment attempt to redefine Britishness on the grounds of “common values” such as fair play and tolerance. especially war with France. war with France is the pastime only of a few drunken football fans.” These three props for Britishness have collapsed: Protestant Christianity has declined sharply. Mr Brown clearly has a vested interest in stilling such complaints. and on the triumphs. This is the social trend in defining identity that politicians such as Gordon Brown watch closely. profits and Otherness represented by a massive overseas empire.

the metropolitan. Parochial. the white working class) understand by their Englishness. According to Linda Colley. Going by the passage. Great Britain owes its nation-state concept to 1) ceding of its territory by Scotland to England. 17. which of the following may instill a sense of national identity among the Britons? 1) The return of Catholics to the Protestant fold . How do you weld national identities out of global metropolises disconnected from hinterland? Englishness is riven with huge regional and class divides. a fear of asylum. 4) be just another occasion to give rise to a debate on multiculturalism. 4) the perpetuation of slave trade. nostalgic. a dogged belief in common sense: these are his conclusions. 3) be just another occasion to raise the issue of British national identity. and hostility to Islam. tightly knit. The stakes are high — for example. According to the passage. 19. 5) not be celebrated because of the shame attached with slave trade. and no doubt many of the people he met would regard six months in London as profoundly alienating. religion and economy. 3) what can today be seen as a concept of free trade area. focused on family and local communities. 2) a shared relation of race. fearful of the future and insecure. The anniversary of the Act of union will provide a stage for all this to be played out. a rising British National Party vote. 2) set the Britons thinking who they really are. Mr Baggini confesses to feeling that his six months in Rotherham was like visiting a foreign country. It required one nation to lose its sovereignty and the other its identity. 18. liberal elite's perceptions of Englishness and establish what most people (that is. 5) commonality of interest between its constituents. It's just as painful a commemoration for the English as for the Scottish. the two major anniversaries will 1) give an impetus to the questioning of British national identity.

2) it is the latter that stands to gain. 1) it is the former that stands to gain.56 (2) Rs. According to the passage. 4) the white man's burden. given the inability of the developing countries to catch up with the West.60 (3) Rs. The gain is : (1) 20% (2) 16% (3) 18% (4) 82% 24. At what rate per hundred must they be sold to gain 33%? (1) Rs. 3) it will be a win-win situation. On one he gains 10% and on the other he loses 10% . According to the facts stated in the passage. 5) a concept relevant even in the present times.2) Britain going to war with Germany 3) Britain going to war as an Allied force 4) Regular football matches between British and French clubs 5) Any of the above 20. 22. the post-modern mind views imperialism as 1) something that was necessary in the context of the times. 2) a thing of the past which need not be mentioned further. 3) a blot on the history of mankind.58 (4) Rs.The cost price of 36 books is equal to the selling price of 30 books.396 each.3. 4) it will be a lose-lose situation. if England and Scotland decide to split. no loss (2) 1% loss (3) 1% profit . 5) both the parties will lose their face but gain materially 21.A person sells two machines at Rs. Oranges are bought at 7 for Rs.57 23.His profit or loss in the whole transaction is : (1) No gain.

(3) 22. (1) 18.405 out of which 1kg of apples were found to be rotten. at what rate should he sell the remaining apples per kg? (1) Rs. (3) 11.(4) 23. (1) 7. (2) 10. (2) 20. this is dharmendra gangrade MCA 2010 Batch from VIT University Vellore(TN) HCL Technology was came in our college at 12th January 2010 for recruitment abt HCL everybody know its a very good IT-company it is very well known for its "employee first". 60% in X. (1) 24(2) 25(2) HCL placement model paper of 2010 (12 th January ) All the Best!!! hi friends . (5) 15. (2) 16.(4) 8% profit 25.50 (4) Rs.. (1) 21. B.50 (3) Rs.policy =>Eligible Branches: 1. (2) 3. (2) 12.. (5) 17. (1) 8.Tech(selected branches) 2. M.Tech(selected branches) 3. 6 CGPA in pursuing degree and NO CURRENT ARREARS(cleared all papers in first attempt in pursuing degree) these things may vary some times =>HCL pattern for 2010 at our college was [A]Online Test [B]Technical [C]HR-interview at our time NO GD [A] The test was an online one . . If he wishes to make a profit of 10%. 51 ANSWERS: 1. . MCA & MS(SE) =>Eligibility: 1. (5) 2. (3) 13.A trader bought 10kg of apples for Rs. (1) 9.UG as applicable 2.XII. (4) 4.45 (2) Rs.49. (3) 6. (2) 14. (1) 5. (5) 19.

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