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Section I General English

For all questions in this section, correct answers carry 1 mark eac
1. Directions for questions 1 and 2: Rearrange the following sentence fragment (P, Q, R and S) to make meaningful sentences : I always told them . and consideration for me. P. How for me she Q. Always exuded warmth R. Was like a familys S. Elder and how she has (1) PRSQ (2) PQSR (3) PRQS (4) SQPR

2. A year or .. foreign languages P. Q. R. S. I picked up a liking for learning the largest urban area and primary so after leaving Bangkok city of Thailand and a place of unique beauty (2) RQSP (3) RSPQ (4) SPQR

(1) RPQS

Directions for questions 3 to 6: Read the passage and then determine the best choice for an answer from the questions given below. Base your choice on what this passage states directly or implies, not on any information you may have got from elsewhere. "The emancipation of women", James Joyce told one of his friends, "has caused the greatest revolution in our time." Other modernists agree: Virginia Woolf, claiming that in about 1910 "human character changed" and illustrating the new balance between the sexes, urged, "Read the 'Agamemon' and see whether your sympathies are not almost entirely with Clytemnestra". D.H. Lawrence wrote "perhaps the deepest fight for 200 years and more has been the fight for womens independence". But if modernist writers considered women's revolt against men's domination as one of' their "greatest" and "deepest" themes, only recently, perhaps in the past 15 years has literary criticism begun to catch up with it. Not that the images of sexual antagonism that abound in modern literature have gone unremarked- far from it. We are able to see in literary works the perspective we bring to them and now that women are enough to make a difference in reforming canons and interpreting literature, the landscapes of literary history and the features of individual books have begun to change.

3. According to the passage, modernists are changing literary criticism by:(1) (2) (3) (4) Noting instances of hostility between men and women Seeing literature from fresh points of view Studying the works of early twentieth- century writers Reviewing books written by feminists

4. The author quotes James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence primarily in order to show that:-

(1) (2) (3) (4) 5. The

These were feminist writers Although wellmeaning, they were ineffectual Before the twentieth century, there was little interest in women's literature None of the above authors attitude towards women's reformation of literary canons can best be described as one of:-

(1) Ambivalence (3) Indifference

(2) Antagonism (4) Endorsement

6. Which of the following titles best describes the contents of the passage? (1) (2) (3) (4) Modernist Writers and the Search for Equality The meaning of Literature from 1910 onwards Transforming Literature None of the options

Direction for question 7 : In the questions below, the passage consist of six sentences. The first and the sixth sentences are given. (S1, S6) The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. These are labeled as P, Q, R and S. Find out the proper order for the four sentences. S1: Metals are today being replaced by polymers in many applications. P: Above all, they are cheaper and easier to process making them a viable alternative to metals. Q: Polymers are essentially a long chains of hydrocarbons molecules. R: Today polymers as strong as metals have been developed. S: These have replaced the traditional chromium plated metallic bumpers in cars. S6: Many Indian Institutes of Science and Technology run special programmes on polymer science. The proper sequence should be: 7. (1) QRSP (2) RSQP (3) RQSP (4) QRPS

Directions for questions 8 to 10: In the following sentences, one word or a phrase is used wrongly. Choose the word that must be changed or modified or deleted to make the sentence correct. There are sentences without any errors too. 8. The committee came to a decision to discuss in detail about assorted problems that people have been facing for a long time. (1) came to (3) about (2) to discuss (4) a long time

9. I know you must not see eye to eye with the philosophy of Ramkrishna but you must admit that he had had tremendous influence over a great many followers. (1) see eye to eye (2) had had

(3) influence over

(4) no error

10. The Principal inquired with the students if they would like their teacher to repeat the lesson again. (1) inquired with (3) again (2) to repeat (4) no error

Directions for questions 11 12: Which is the correct proverb ? 11. (1) Sleeping dogs tell lies. (2)Dogs sleeping lie till late. (3) Lie sleeping dogs till the dawn comes. (4) Let the sleeping dogs lie. 12. (1) A fool is always parted from his money. (2) A fool and his money are parted easily. (3) Money and the fool must part ways. (4) You can always part a fool from his money.

Directions for questions 13 16: Fill in the blanks with the correct simile. 13. As cool as (1) a cucumber 14. As fresh as (1) a daisy (3) milk (2) a rose (4) dew (2) the winter night (3) an ice cream (4) a rock star

15. Choose the option that does not belong with the rest : (1) Consort (3) Partner 16. Nerd means (1) Genius (3) Worm (2) Uninteresting person (4) Arthropod (2) Spouse (4) Clear

Directions for questions 17 and 18: Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word. 17. FRUGALITY (1) Foolishness (3) Enthusiasm 18. HARBINGER (1) Massenger (3) Forerunner (2) Steward (4) Pilot , a mind-lift beats a any day. (2) Extremity (4) Economy

19. When it comes to staying

(1) young ... face-lift (2) at home ... egg

(3) light ... elevator (4) away sleep 20. None are so (1) empty (3) vital as those who are full of themselves. (2) important (4) indispensible .

21. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of (1) earning (3) worry (2) irritation (4) learning

22. Choose the correct antonym for the word below from the options provided. Eulogize` (1) Extol (2) Criticize (3) Emulate (4) Amulet

Directions for questions 23 26: Choose the correct meaning of the following idioms. 23. What does to take down the enemy" mean? (1) To take the enemy's pictures off the wall. (2) To kill the enemy. (3) To make friends with the enemy. (4) To ignore the enemy. 24. What does, Dime a dozen mean? (1) For one dime you get a dozen. (2) All dozens cost a dime. (3) Anything that is common and easy to get. (4) It is difficult to get people. 25. Throw the baby out with the bath water means, (1) (2) (3) (4) Clean out everything Throw out the good things with the unwanted Being thorough Create the impression of an accident

26. Bark up the wrong tree means, (1) (2) (3) (4) Skin of another animal Behave like a dog Purposely make an error Make the wrong choice

Directions for questions 27 to 31: Choose the correct synonymous word or description for each italicized word. The Jan Lokpal Bill, also referred to (27) as the citizens ombudsman bill, is a proposed independent (28) anti corruption law in India. Anti corruption social activists proposed it as a more effective improvement on the original Lokpal Bill, which is currently being proposed by the government of India. The Jan Lokpal Bill aims to effectively deter (29) corruption, redress grievances (30) of citizens, and protect whistle blowers. If made into law, the bill would create an independent ombudsman (31) body called the Lokpal. It would be empowered to register and investigate complaints of corruption against politicians and bureaucrats without prior government approval. 27. (1) described as (3) supported for (2) included in (4) reformed as

28. (1) self centered (3) self seeking 29. (1) swell (3) propel 30. (1) complaints (3) committees

(2) impartial (4) self - possessed (2) prevent (4) lucubrate (2) dishonesty (4) opinions

31. (1) a government appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against bureaucrats and/or politicians. (2) a government appointee who investigates complaints by government against common citizens. ( 3) a government appointee who investigates complaints by citizens against citizens. (4) a government appointee who investigates complaints by government against government officials.

Directions for questions 32 to 37: Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow. For man, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive. Whatever the unborn and the dead may know, they cannot know the beauty, the marvel of being alive in the flesh. The dead may look after the afterwards. But the magnificent here and now of life in the flesh is ours, and ours alone, and ours only for a time. We ought to dance with rapture, that we should be alive and in the flesh, and part of the living, incarnate cosmos. I am part of the sun as my eye is the part of me. That I am part of the earth my feet below know the perfectly, and my blood is part of the sea. My soul knows that I am a part of the human race, my soul is an inorganic part of the great human soul, as my spirit is a part of my nation. In my own very self, I am part of my family. There is nothing of me that is alone and absolute except my mind, and we shall find that the mind has no existence by itself, it is only the glitter of the sun on the surface of the waters. Apocalypse, 1931. 32. By triumph the author means - (1) sin (2) loss (3) sorrow (4) victory

33. When the dead look after the afterwards the living should look at life (1) forever (2) for some months (3) for only a short while (4)in the past 34. By rapture the author means an emotion involving great (1) trepidation (3) fear (2) thrill (4) joy

35. By the last line It waters, the author means that the mind is only (1) a mirage (2) an illusion

(3) magic

(4) a reflection

36. The tone of this passage is (1) social (3) reflective (2) moral (4) philosophical

37. The most suitable title for this passage would be (1) The Surface of the Waters (2) My Mind (3) The Human Race (4) Alive and Kicking 38. Pyrophobia means (1) Fear of Pythons (2) Fear of funeral pyres (3) Fear of fever (4) Fear of fire Directions for questions 39 40: Choose the word that cannot be coupled with the given word to form a new word. 39. Out (1) Shine (3) Bug 40. News (1) Letter (3) Stand (2) Week (4) Paper (2) Number (4) Run

Section II Quantitative & Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency


For all questions in this section, correct answers carry 1 mark each
41. A swimming pool can be filled by pipe A in 3 hours and by pipe B in 6 hours, each pump working on its own. At 9 am, pump A is started. At what time will the swimming pool be filled if pump B is started at 10 am? (1) 11:20 a.m. (2) 11:05 a.m. (3) 11:10 a.m. (4) 10:50 a.m.

42. A bag contains 5 white and 3 black balls; another bag contains 4 white and 5 black balls. From any one of these bags a single draw of two balls is made. Find the probability that one of them would be white and other black ball. (1) 275/504 (2) 5/18

(3) 5/9 (4) None of these 43 . A man and a woman 81 miles apart from each other, start travelling towards each other at the same time. If the man covers 5 miles per hour to the womens 4 mile per hour, how far will the woman have travelled when they meet?

(1) 27 (2) 36 (3) 45 (4) None of these 44. If the length, breadth and height of the room are in ratio 3:2:1. The breadth and height of the room are halved and length of the room is doubled. Then area of the four walls of the room will, (1) decrease by 13.64% (2) decrease by 15% (3) decrease by 18.75% (4) decrease by 30% 45. In a 100 M race, if A gives B a start of 20 meters, then A wins the race by 5 seconds. Alternatively, if A gives B a start of 40 meters the race ends in a dead heat. How long does A take to run 200 M? (1) 10 seconds (2) 20 seconds (3) 30 seconds (4) 40 seconds 46. 66 cubic centimetres of silver is drawn into a wire of 1 mm diameter. The length of the wire in metres will be: (1) 84 (2) 90 (3) 168 (4) 336 47. Stuart, Jack and Leo are colleagues working in a plant. Stuart and Jack can do a work in 10 days, Jack and Leo can do the same work in 15 days while Stuart and Leo can do it in 12 days. All of them started the work together. After two days, Leo was shifted to some other work. How many days will Stuart and Jack take to finish the rest of the work? (1) 9 (2) 12 (3) 8 (4) 7.5

48. A train travelling at 36 kmph crosses a platform in 20 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 10 seconds. What is the length of the platform in meters? (1) 240 meters (2) 100 meters (3) 200 meters (4) 300 meters 49. A trader makes a profit equal to the selling price of 75 articles when he sold 100 of the articles. What % profit did he make in the transaction? (1) 33.33% (2) 75% (3) 300% (4) 150%

50. A number G236G0 can be divided by 36 if G is: (1) 8 (2) 6 (3) 1 (4) More than one values are possible. 51. The Price of Darjeeling Tea (in rupees per kilogram) is 100 + 0.1n, on the nth day of a non- leap year (n = 1, 2, 3, ... 100) and then remains constant. On the other hand the price of Ooty tea (in rupees per kilogram) is 85 + 0.15n, on the nth day (n = 1, 2, ..., 365). On which date of that year will the prices of these two varieties of the tea be equal?

(1) 27th October (3) 15th June

(2) 16th June

(4) 28th October

52. The total number of Natural numbers that lie between 10 and 300 and are divisible by 9 is (1) 32 (2) 30 (3) 33 (4) 34 Directions for questions 13 15:Each of questions consist of question followed by two statements numbered I and II Answer (1) if data in Statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question but the data in Statement II alone is not sufficient to answer the question. Answer (2) if data in Statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question but the data in Statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question. Answer (3) if data in Statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question. Answer (4) if data in Statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

53. ABC and PQR are congruent (I) Area of ABC and PQR are same (II) ABC and PQR are right angle Triangles

54. Salary of A and B is in ratio 3:4 and expenditure is in ratio 4:5. What is the ratio of their saving? (I) Bs saving is 25% of his salary. (II) Bs salary is Rs 2500. 55. What is the average height of the class? (I) Average height of the class decreases by 1 cm if we exclude the tallest person of the class whose height is 56 cm. (II) Average height of the class increases by 1 cm if we exclude the shortest person of the class whose height is 42 cm. 56. For what range of values of 'x, will be the inequality 15x (2/x) > 1? (1) x > 0.4 (2) x < 1/3 (3) 1/3 < x < 0.4, x > 15/2

(4) 1/3 < x < 0, x > 2/5 57. A and B can do a piece of work in 21 and 24 days respectively. They start the work together and after some days A leaves the work and B completes the remaining work in 9 days. After how many days did A leave? (1) 5 (2) 7 (3) 8 (4) 6

58. How many litres of a 30% alcohol solution should be added to 40 litres of a 60% alcohol solution to prepare a 50% solution? (1) 30 (2) 20 (3) 24 (4) 32 59. Find the intercepts made by the line 3x + 4y 12= 0 on the axes: (1) 2 and 3 (3) 3 and 5 (2) 4 and 3 (4) None of these

60. A survey was conducted of 100 people whether they have read recent issues of Golmal', a monthly magazine. Summarized information is presented below: Only September: 18 September but not August: 23 September and July: 8 September: 28 July: 48 July and August: 10 None of the three months: 24 What is the number of surveyed people who have read exactly for two consecutive months? (1) 7 (2) 9 (3) 12 (4) 14

61. The average of 4 distinct prime numbers a, b, c, d is 35, where a < b < c < d. a and d are equidistant from 36 and b and c are equidistant from 34 and a, b are equidistant from 30 and c and d are equidistant from 40. The difference between a and d is: (1) 30 (2) 14 (3) 21 (4) Cannot be determined 62. The radius of a wire is decreased to one third and its volume remains the same. The new length is how many times the original length? (1) 2 time (2) 4 times (3) 5 times (4) 9 times

63. A swimming pool can be filled by pipe A in 3 hours and by pipe B in 6 hours, each pump working on its own. At 9 am, pump A is started. At what time will the swimming pool be filled if pump B is started at 10 am? (1) 11:20 a.m. (2) 11:05 a.m. (3) 11:10 a.m. (4) 10:50 a.m.

64. A number whose fifth part increased by 4 is equal to its fourth part diminished by 10, is : (1) 240 (2) 260 (3) 270 (4) 280 65. The sum of prime numbers that are greater than60, but less than 70 is: (1) 128 (2) 191 (3) 197 (4) 260

Directions for questions 66 to 70: The following pie chart shows the hourly distribution (in degrees) of all the major activities of a student.

66. The percentage of time which he spends in school is: (1) 38% (2) 30% (3) 40% (4) 25% 67. How much time (in per cent) does he spend in games in comparison to sleeping? (1) 30% (2) 40% (3) 25% (4) None of these 68. If he spends the time in games equal to the home work and remains constant in other activities, then the percentage decrease in time of sleeping: (1) 15% (2) 12.5%

(3) 20% (4) None of these 69. What is the difference in time (in hours) spent in school and in home work? (1) 2 (2) 3 (3) 4 (4) 8

70. If he spends 1/3rd time of homework in Mathematics then the number of hours he spends in rest of the subjects in home work: (1) 1 (2) 2 (3) 3 (4) 4

Directions for questions. 71 74:Refer to the following bar diagram showing the sales (in Rs. Crores) of top market brands among pain killers in India and answer the questions.

71. What is the difference between the sales of Voveran in 2006 and those of Calpol in 2005 (in Rs lacs)? (1) 1000 (2) 50 (3) 100 (4) 500

72. Percentage of increase in sales from 2005 to 2006 is the highest for which brand of a pain killer? (1) Voveran (2) Volini (3) Dolonex (4) Sumo

73. Percentage increase in sales from 2005 to 2006 is the lowest for which brand of a pain killer? (1) Voveran (3) Moov (2) Volini (4) Nise

74. What is the approximate percentage of increase in the sales of Voveran from 2005 to 2006? (1) 35% (2) 40% (3) 45% (4) 50% 75. A, B, C and D purchased a restaurant for Rs. 56 lakhs. The contribution of B, C and D together is 460% that of A, alone. The contribution of A, C and D together is 366.66% that of Bs contribution and the contribution of C is 40% that of A, B and D together. The amount contributed by D is:

(1)10 lakhs (3) 16 lakhs

(2) 12 lakhs (4) 18 lakhs

76. Running at the same constant rate, 6 identical machines can produce a total of 180 bottles per hour. How many bottles could 15 such machines produce in 30 minutes? (1) 225 (2) 300 (3) 250 (4) 350 77. The radius of a wire is decreased to one third and its volume remains the same. The new length is how many times the original length? (1) 2 times (3) 5 times (2) 4 times (4) 9 times

78. Two different prime numbers X and Y, both are greater than 2, then which of the following must be true? (1) X Y= 23 (2) X + Y 87

(3) Both 1 and 2 (4) None of the above 79. R is a positive number. It is multiplied by 8 and then squared. The square is now divided by 4 and the square root is taken. The result of the square root is Q. What is the value of Q? (1) 3R (2) 4R (3) 7R (4) 9R 80. Which one of the following numbers will not completely divide (461 + 462 + 463 + 464)? (1) 3 (2) 10 (3) 11 (4) 13

Section III General Awareness


For all questions in this section, correct answers carry 1 mark each
81. Swayamsidha is a scheme launched by the Government of India to help (1) School Children only (2) Health workers only (3) Senior citizen without any regular income (4) Women only 82. What is Renminbi? (1) It is the official currency of the People's Republic of China (PRC), whose principal unit is the Yuan. (2) Low cost car being developed by Volkswagen in China, at prices lower than Nano. (3) New aircraft Company floated by Brazil to challenge Boeing and Airbus. (4) New currency mooted for the entire ASEAN region like Euro for Europe. 83. What is the full form of the term NPA as used in

banking environment? (1) Not Profitable Assets (2) New Potential Accounts (3) Non Performing Assets (4) Net Performing Assets 84. Which of the following countries is the first in the world to propose a carbon tax for its people to address global warming?
(2)

(3) (1) Finland (4) (3) Germany (5)

(2) Japan (4) Australia

85. In context of global oil prices, Brent crude oil is frequently referred to in the news. What does this term imply? 1) It is a major classification of crude oil 2) It is sourced from North sea 3) It does not contain sulphur Which of the statement given above is /are correct? (1) 2 only (3) 1 and 3 only (2) 1 and 2 only (4) 1, 2 and 3

86. The National Flag of India was designed by (1) (2) (3) (4) Mahatma Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru Rabindra Nath Tagore Pingali Venkayya

87. Who designed the new rupee symbol? (1) Dilip Chhabria (3) Tarun Tahiliani (2) D.Udaya Kumar (4) S. Arun Kumar

88. What exactly is cloud computing? (1) (2) (3) (4) A way to organize desktop computers. Lightweight software that takes up little space on a hard drive Computing resources that can be accessed on demand, like electricity from a utility The World Wide Web.

89. What is NDM-1? (1) National Defence Missile 1, developed by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) as a part of the comprehensive missile shield for India. (2) A bacterial gene called New Delhi Metallo-lactamase-l, dubbed the superbug' because of it being resistant to most antibiotics. (3) New Directions in Management l - the first among a series of international conferences on Management, to be inaugurated by Bill Gates in Mumbai in January 2012. (4) A vision document on Disaster Management, released by Planning Commission. 90. What is the campaign of Union and State Governments against the Naxalite movement called? (1) Operation Red Alert (2) Operation Green Hunt (3) Operation Cobra Den (4) Operation Clean Corridor

91. The instrument used to measure the speed of the wind is (1) Altimeter (3) Chronometer (2) Anemometer (4) Dosimeter

92. Which of the following country is not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)? (1) Russia (2) USA (3) Italy (4) Iran

93. Regarding carbon credits which of the following statements is not correct? (1) The carbon credits system was ratified in conjunction with Kyoto Protocol (2) Carbon credits are awarded to those countries or groups who have reduced the green house gases below their emission quota (3) The goal of carbon credit system is to reduce carbon dioxide emission (4) Carbon credits are traded at a price fixed from time to time by the United Environment Programme 94. Both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Institutional Investor (FII) are related to investment in a country. Which one of the following statements best represents an important difference between the two? (1) (2) (3) (4) FII helps bring better management skills and technology while FDI only bring capital FII helps in increasing capital availability in general, while FDI only targets specific sectors FDI flows only into secondary markets while FII targets primary markets FII is considered to be more stable than FDI

95. With reference to Look East Policy of India consider the following statements: 1. India wants to establish itself as an important regional player in the East Asian affairs. 2. India wants to plug the vacuum created by the termination of Cold war. 3. India wants to restore the historical and cultural ties with its neighbors in Southeast and East Asia. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (1) 1 only (3) 3 only (2) 1 and 3 only (4) 1, 2 and 3

96. Why is the offering of teaser loans by commercial banks a cause of economic concern? 1. The teaser loans are considered to be an aspect of sub prime lending and banks may be exposed to the risk of defaulters in future. 2. The teaser loans are given to inexperienced entrepreneurs to set up manufacturing or export units. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (1) 1 only (3) Both 1 and 2 (2) 2 only (4) Neither 1 nor 2

97. The book Unto this Last which influenced Gandhiji, was authored by

(1) Boris Yeltsin (3) Ruskin Bond

(2) Pushkin (4) John Ruskin

98. Criminal procedure is a subject of which of the following lists? (1) State List (3) Union List (2) Concurrent List (4) Both 1 and 3

99. What is the name of the in - house magazine to be published by the Indian Railways, to be distributed to the passengers on high end trains? (1) Rail Vishwa (3) Rail Mail (2) Rail Bandhu (4) Rail Patra

100. Which of the following was the first venture of Kishore Biyani (1) Pantaloons (3) Central 101. Which article India? (1) Art 345 of (2) Big Bazaar (4) Future Capital Holdings the Indian constitution recognizes Hindi in Devanagari Script as the official language of (4) Art 334

(2) Art 343 (3) Art 348

102. Who among the following is often referred to as father of Indias Green Revolution? (1) Dr. Verghese Kurien (2) Dr. Amrita Patel (3) M. S. Swaminathan (4) Gurudev Khush

103. The point at which soild, liquid and gaseous forms of a substance co exist is called (1) sublimation (3) triple point (2) distillation point (4) melting point

104. At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in this new Rolls-Royce comes from the electric clock. ' Who wrote this famous advertising headline? (1) David Ogilvy (3) Leo Burnett (2) Walter Thompson (4) Salman Rushdie

105. The limit beyond which the stars suffer internal collapse is called the (1) Raman Effect (2) Chandrashekhar limit (3) Aurora Borealis (4) Quasan Zone 106. The year 2010 is represented in Roman Numerals as (1) LLX (2) MMX (3) IIXX (4) CCXX

107. UNDP reports publishes every year the Human Development Index. Which of the following is not a used to measure the Human Development Index? (1) Health (2) Education (3) Living Standards (4) Human Rights

criteria

108. India has finally woken up to the needs of the countrys elderly. With the number of people in the 60 plus age group in India expected to increase to 100 million in 2013 and to 198 million in 2030, the health ministry is all set to roll out the (1) National Programme for Health care of the Elderly (2) National Programme for Senior Citizens (3) National Programme for Old Aged (4) Rashtriya Vriddha Swasthya Yojana

109. Which article India? (1) Art 345

of

the

Indian

constitution recognizes Hindi in Devanagari Script as the official language of (4) Art 334

(2) Art 343 (3) Art 348

110. His life's motto was simple living and high thinking. He was one of the greatest intellectuals and activists of the 19th century and one of the pillars of the Bengal Renaissance. He was a polymath. Sanskrit pundit, educator, social reformer, writer and philanthropist. Due to his relentless efforts, on 26th July 1856, widow re- marriage was legalized by the then Government of India Who is this towering personality? (1) (2) (3) (4) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Raja Ram Mohan Roy Rabindranath Tagore Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

111. Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. Non resident Indians (NRIs) can now cast votes in their home constituencies in India. 2. The NRI can cast his vote by postal balloting. (1) 1 only (3) Both 1 and 2 (2) 2 only (4) Neither 1 nor 2 (2) Global Peace

112. The prime purpose of WTO is to promote: (1) Financial Support (3) Unilateral Trade (4) Multilateral Trade

113. Which of these countries has announced one billion US dollar aid for the reconstruction of Nalanda University? (1) Japan (3) Malaysia (2) Singapore (4) China

114. Which of the following contributes to the highest share of revenue earned by the Government of India? (1) Income Tax (3) Value Added Tax (2) Excise Duty (4) Corporate Tax

115. Which of these countries has been added in the BRIC (Brazil Russia India China) groupin of emerging economies? (1) South Korea (2) Venezuela (3) South Africa (4) Malaysia 116. Which of the following countries is the first in the world to propose a carbon tax for its people to address global warming? (1) Finland (3) Germany (2) Japan (4) Australia

117. On March 6, 2011, the Supreme Court held that has ample powers to enact legislation with respect to extra territorial aspects for the security of India? (1) President (3) Supreme Court (2) Prime Minister (4) Parliament

118. Amino acids are found in (1) Carbohydrates (3) Proteins (2) Fats (4) Vitamins

119. Which among the following is the worlds largest milk producing country? (1) India (3) The US (2) China (4) Germany

120. Which among the following is the worlds largest milk producing country? (1) India (3) The US (2) China (4) Germany

Section IV Analytical & Logical Reasoning


For all questions in this section, correct answers carry 2 mark each
Directions for questions 121 and 122: Each question consists of a set of numbered statements. Assume that each one of these statements is individually true. Each of the four choices consists of a subset of these statements. Choose the subset as your answer where the statements therein are logically consistent among themselves: 121. A. Only if the water level in the coastal areas rises, then the people change their lifestyle. B. People change their lifestyle only if they are rewarded. C. If people are rewarded, then they will not change their lifestyle. D. If the temperature rises, then the water level in the coastal areas rises. E. Whenever the water level in the coastal area rises, then the temperature rises. F. Unless the people change their lifestyle, temperature rises. G. People are rewarded. H. Water level in the coastal areas does not rise.

(1) C, D, F, G and H (3) E, F, G, H and B 122. A. C. D. E. F. H.

(2) G, F, D, B and H (4) None of the above

If Kumar sings, then the audiences sleep. B. If Kumar sings, then the audiences dance. Unless audience do not dance, the concert will be successful. Only if the audience dance, the concert will be successful. If Vina dances, then Kumar sings. Kumar sings only if Vina dances. G. Vina dances The concert is successful.

(1) C, F, G, B and H (2) A, C, F, G and H (2) E, C, G, B and H (4) Both (b) and (c) Directions for questions 123 to 125: These questions are based on the data given below. There are only four members of a family viz., A, B, C and D and there is only one couple among them. When asked about their relationships, following were their replies: a. c. d. A: B is my son. D is my mother. b. B: C is my wife. Dis my father. C: D is my mother in law. A is my daughter. D: A is my grand daughter. B is my daughter in law.

123. Who always speaks the truth? (1) A (2) B (3) C (4) D

124. How is B related to C? (1) Father (3) Wife (2) Mother (4) Husband

125. Which of the following statements must be true? (1) As grandmother alternates between the truth and lie. (2) Cs wife always speaks the truth. (3) As grandfather always speaks the truth. (4) Bs daughter always tells lies.

Directions for questions 126 and 127: Amit was driving in New Town, where all roads either north south or east west forming a grid. Roads were at a distance of 1 km from each other in parallel. 126. Amit started at the intersection of streets no. 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 (2) II only (4) II and III only

(1) I only (3) ! and II only

127. After driving as stated in question no. 49 above, Amit did not return to his starting point, but instead drove 4 km

east and 1 km north. How far is he from his starting point? (1) 5 km (2) 4 km (3) 1 km (4) 7 km

Directions for questions 128 to 132: Refer to the following data and answer the questions that follow: A numerical machine accepts two values X and Y. Then it updates these values as X = XY and Y = Y + 1 in every step. The machine stops at X N. 128. For X = 3, Y = 2 and N = 100, how many steps are performed before the machine stops? (1) 2 (2) 3 (3) 4 (4) 5

129. In the above question (51), what is the final value of X? (1) 6 (2) 20 (3) 72 (4) 360

130. In the above question (51), what is the final value of Y? (1) 4 (2) 5 (3) 6 (4) 20

131. If the value of N is changed to 500, what would be the final value of X? (1) 360 (2) 500 (3) 560 (4) 2160

132. If X = 2 and Y = 3, what should be the minimum value of N such that final value of Y is 7? (1) 300 (2) 360 (3) 720 (4) 860

133. In 2002, according to a news poll, 36% of the voters had leaning towards party Y. In 2004, this figure rose to 46%. But in another survey the percentage was down to 40%. Therefore, the party Z is likely to win the next election. Which of the following, if true, would seriously weaken the above conclusion? (1) People tend to switch their votes at the last minute. (2) It has been showed that 85% of the voters belonging to the party Y vote in an election as compared to 80% of the voters belonging to party Z. (3) 35% of people favour party Z. (4) No one can predict how people will vote. 134. Inflation rose by 5% over the second quarter, by 4% during the first quarter and higher than 3% recorded during the same time last year. However, the higher price index did not seem to alarm National stock Index as stock prices remain steady. Which of the following, if true, could explain the reaction of National stock Index? (1) RBI announced that it will take necessary corrective measures (2) Stock prices were steady because of a fear that inflation would continue. (3) Economists warned that inflation would continue. (4) Much of the quarterly increase in the price level was due to a summer drought effect on food price.

Direction for question 135: Pick up the appropriate analogy. 135. Birth : Dirge (1) Sunset : sunrise (2) security check : arrival (3) marriage : alimony (4) welcome address : vote of thanks 136. Beautiful beaches attract people, no doubt about it. Just look at this citys beautiful beaches, which are among the most overcrowded beaches in the state. Which of the following exhibits a pattern of reasoning most similar to the one exhibited in the argument above? (1) Moose and bear usually appear at the same drinking hole at the same time of day. Therefore, moose and bear must grow thirsty at about the same time. (2) Children who are scolded severely tend to misbehave more often than other children. Hence if a child is not scolded severely that child is less likely to misbehave. (3) This software programme helps increase the work efficiency of its users. As a result, these users have more free time for other activities. (4) During weather my dog suffers from fleas more than during cooler weather. Therefore, fleas must thrive in a warm environment. 137. The fewer restrictions there are on the advertising of legal services, the more lawyers there are who advertise their services, and the lawyers who advertise a specific service usually charge less for that service than lawyers who do not advertise. Therefore if the state removes any of its current restrictions, such as the one against advertisements that do not specify fee arrangements, overall consumer legal costs will be lower than if the state retains its current restrictions. If the statements above are true, which of the following must be true? (1) Some lawyers who now advertise will charge more for specific services if they do not have to specify fee arrangements in the advertisements. (2) More consumers will use legal services if there are fewer restrictions on the advertising of legal services. (3) If the restrictions against advertisements that do not specify fee arrangements is removed, more lawyers will advertise their services. (4) If more lawyers advertise lower prices for specific services, some lawyers who do not advertise will also charge less than they currently charge for those services. 138. Four children A, B, C & D are having some chocolates each. A gives B as many as he already has, he gives C twice of what C already has and he gives D thrice of what D already has. Now, D gives (1/8)th of his own chocolates to B. Then A gives l0% chocolates he now owns to C and 20% to B. Finally, all of them have 35 chocolates each. What is the original number of chocolates each had in the beginning? (1) A 110, B 10, C 10, D 10 (2) A 90, B 20, C 20, D 10 (3) A 70, B 25, C 25, D 20 (4) A 125, B 5, C 5, D 5

139. There are two similar figures below with some numbers. The left one is complete whereas one number is missing in the right one. Find a suitable number to fill in place of the question mark.

(1) 280

(2) 303

(3) 362

(4) 382

140. Complete the following series by replacing the?: (TBLD, VEPI, XHTN, ?) (1) ZJVP (2) ZVJP (3) ZKXS (4) ZKXP

141. In a cricket team, three batsmen Ricky, Sachin and Brian are the top three run-scorers in any order. Each of them gives two replies to any question, one of which is true and the other is false, again, in any order. When asked about who the top scorer was, following were the replies they gave: Sachin: I got the top score. Ricky was second. Brian: I got the top score. Sachin was second. Ricky: I got the top score. Sachin was third. Which of the following is the correct order of batsmen who got the top score, second best and third best score respectively? (1) Brian, Ricky, Sachin (2) Brian, Sachin, Ricky (3) Ricky, Sachin, Brian (4) Sachin, Brian, Ricky 142. 60 employees in an office were asked about their preference for tea and coffee. It was observed that for every 3 people who prefer tea, there are 2 who prefer coffee. For every 6 people who prefer tea, there are 2 who drink both of tea and coffee. The number of people who drink both is the same as those who drink neither. How many people drink both tea and coffee? (1) 10 (2) 12 (3) 14 (4) 16

143. A clock strikes once at 1 oclock, twice at 2 oclock and so on. If it takes 6 seconds to strike at 3 oclock, how much time will it take to strike at 9 oclock? (1) 24 seconds (3) 20 seconds (2) 18 seconds (4) None of these

Directions for questions 144 146: A, B and C are three students from Don School and P, Q and R are three students from Elite School. Q is brighter than R but duller than the Don School student who is brighter than A. The same Don School student is duller than P but is brighter than C. 144. Who is brightest amongst all? (1) B (2) P (3) R (4) Cannot be decided

145. Who is the dullest amongst the three students from Elite School? (1) P (2) Q (3) R (4) Cannot be decided

146. When Rafael entered the class, there were already 10 students in the class. 5 students entered the class between Roger and Rafael. Total 10 students entered after Roger. Exactly how many students are in the class finally? (1) 15 (2) 25 (3) 27 (4) Cannot be decided

147. Select the alternative that logically follows the two given statements: Some rocks are not tables Some rocks are balloons (1) (2) (3) (4) Some tables are not balloons Some tables are balloons Some balloons are not tables None of the above

Directions for questions 148 149 :A, B, C, D and E sit on a long bench. C does not sit next to A or E. A and E have three persons sitting between them. 148. Who is sitting in the middle of the bench? (1) B (2) C (3) D (4) None of these (2) B & D

149. Who are sitting at the extreme ends of the bench? (1) A & E (3) C & E (4) None of these

150. Ramaswami was studying for his examinations and the lights went off. It was around 1:00 a.m.He lighted two uniform candles of equal length but one thicker than the other. The thick candle is supposed to last six hours and the thin one two hours less. When he finally went to sleep, the thick candle was twice as long as the thin one. For how long did Ramaswami study in candle light? (1)2 hours (3)2 hours 45 minutes (2)3 hours (4)4 hours