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National Testing Service NTS Sample Paper NAT IE

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National Testing Service NTS Sample Paper NAT IE
Sample Paper


Complete the sentences by choosing the most appropriate word, from the given let
tered choices (A to D) below each.


Earthquakes cause vibrations to pass _____ around the earth in wave form.
through the
through an
through and
The first engine ______ heat to drive a machine was the steam engine.
made use of
to make use of
of using
of making use

Each question below consists of a related pair of words, followed by five letter
ed pairs of words. Select the lettered pair that best expresses a relationship s
imilar to that expressed in the original pair.


original: counterfeit
true: sham
brain: computer

to sig nal the goods they want to order. A. COVETOUS: Greedy sympathetic generous niggardly Choose the word most similar in meaning to the capitalized ones. With this system. object: image SLAKE: THIRST:: accelerate: speed splinter: wood douse: fire pledge: loyalty Choose the lettered word or phrase that is most nearly opposite in meaning to th e word in capital letters. and budget analysis. At-home electronic shopping is bec oming commonplace. A. A. sales analysis and forecastin g. distribution control. D. A. 4. 7. D. D. B. 5. Just as traveling salesman once brought wares to the home. The word forecasting prediction efficiency is closest in meaning to: . C. electronic technology makes it possible for modern consumers to see and select from any array of goods in their homes. E. the biggest influence on business has been electronic technolog y. BATTERY: ambush corner precarious group delirium Read the passage to answer question 7-10 Since the 1980s. 6. consumers view merchandise on a computer mo nitor and then use a modem. B. B.D. B. Computers are being used for inventory control. C. which links the computer to a telephone line. C.

explain the precise meaning of the technical terms used According to Albert Einstein s famous theory of relativity. D. B. 8. D. why settle for an old-fas hioned stereo system when the Sony X-2700 is priced at only a few rupees more? 11. 9. specify the exact price difference between the Sony X-2700 and old-fas hioned stereo systems D. C. time travel is theoret ically possible. D. The most serious logical weakness of this argument is its failure to A. C. show the relevance of space-age circuitry to the requirements of home s tereo C. refers to a type of: is closest in meaning to: pair container category collection ANALYTICAL REASONING Now Sony Electronics brings tomorrow s tech­nology to today s home stereo. A. If your home entertainment is important to you. C. D. provide technical data on the manufacturing specifications of the Sony X-2700 B. B. B. The same sp ace-age circuitry used by the Wanderer spacecraft to send images of the most dis tant planets back to earth has been incorporated in the new Sony X-2700 stereo s ystem. Assuming that time travel were to be made possible through some . accounting decision making The word modem electronic shopping electronic device telephone computer screen The word wares is closest in meaning to: clothing items for sale messages household appliances 10.C. A. acknowledge the contributions of scientists in the space program to the development of the advanced circuitry mentioned E. The word array A.

cables are assembled by twisting p lastic-coated wires together. Wires must be assembled into s ingle cables according to the following rules: Each cable must contain at least three wires and wires of at least three differe nt colors. The technology necessary for time travel is likely to be developed in t he near future C. evidence of time tr avelers would be apparent to those living today Questions 13-18 In a telecommunications-cable assembly plant. green. D. white. E. then no wire can be green. It is not possible to alter a significant current in world history mere ly by changing a single event B. 13. A green wire. and a green wire A yellow wire and exactly two black wires Exactly two black wires and exactly two white wires 14. it would be advantageous to send someone back in ti me to prevent the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and thus kee p World War I from ever occurring. some other catalytic eve nt would have led to the start of World War I D. a black wire. a black wire. C. The argument above makes which of the following assumptions? A. 12. At most two wires in a single cable can be white. and a white wire A red wire. and black. a white wire. There can be at most one wire of each of the other colors in a single cable. If time travel were to be developed in the future. The maximum number of wires that can be used in an acceptable cable is .technological breakthrough. violet. B. If Franz Ferdinand had not been assassinated. then one wire must be yellow. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand was the crucial event that trigger ed the start of Word War I E. If one wire is violet. yellow. and a violet wire A violet wire. If one wire is red. Which of the following could be the-complete set of wires in an acceptable c able? A. There are wires of exactly six different solid col ors red. At most two wires in a single cable can be black.

Green is never used if red is used D. each a different color . a we . If a white wire and a violet wire must be among the wires chosen for a parti cular cable. which of the following must be true? A. If an assembled cable consists of exactly five wires. E. black white green red yellow 18. It is prescri bed in the hope of instilling in the patient a positive attitude toward prospect s for his or her recovery. any of the following pairs of wires could complete the cable EXCEPT a A. which of the following must be true? A. E. Black is used exactly once if yellow is used A placebo is a chemically inert substance prescribed more for the mental relief of a patient than for its effect on the patient s physical disorder. E. If exactly one black wire and exactly one white wire are used in an assemble d cable. If there is an additional requirement that violet must be used if yellow is used. C. The cable contains no more than five wires The cable contains exactly six wires The cable contains a yellow wire The cable does not contain a red wire The cable does not contain a violet wire 16. C. B. D. 8 7 6 5 4 15. C. D. E. In discussing the use and effect of placebos.A. B. B. No cable contains more than five wires C. D. C. black wire and a second white wire yellow wire and a second white wire yellow wire and a black wire red wire and a yellow wire red wire and a black wire 17. it could be true that a color NOT used is A. D. Red is always used if violet is used E. In some cases. No cable contains fewer than six wires B. B. the placebo actually produces improvem ent in the patient s condition.

would LEAST support the experts claim that a ppliances produced by computerized technologies will be better built? A. regardless of the prognosis B. physicians should always maintain and communicate an optimistic attitud e toward their patients. Computer-controlled ultrasound devices are better able to detect hidde n flaws and defects that require repair than are human inspectors D. effect a physician s behavior has on a patient s condition Manufacturers of household appliances in China are introducing an array of compu terized technologies in the work of many of their facto­ries in an effort to regai n a lead eroded by interna­tional competition.ll-known medical researcher recently paid physicians the somewhat offbeat compli ment of saying that physicians were the ultimate placebo. Which of the following. The flow of heat used to weld parts together is more consistent when di rected by computer programs and results in a more accurate and uniform weld E. many patients actually suffer from imagined illnesses that are best tr eated by placebos D. Computer-directed machines carry out repetitive tasks with the result t hat errors due to human fatigue are eliminated C. Computerized inventory procedures ensure that parts are ordered in suff icient quantities and that production moves smoothly and consis­tently B. 19. Computer-driven screwdrivers ensure that screws used in appliances wil l be consistently tight QUANTITATIVE 21. if any. experts predict a golden age for the consumer of better-desi gned and better-built products. physicians could prescribe less medication and achieve the same effect E. What would he need on his next test to have an average of 94? A. 95. Ali s test scores were 98. B. 100 and 92. the researcher sought to imply that A. if true. it is difficult to determine what. 20. On the basis of changes that have a lready taken place. 90 92 . By comparing a physician to a placebo. the health of some patients can improve simply from their knowledge tha t they are under a physician s care C. 84.

find x A. D. B. If 3x + 2 = 12. E. C. C.80 27. 10 4 is 15% of 32? 4 3. Express as a ratio in simplest form: 5 feet to 3 inches: A. C. What ? 3 A. The circumference of a circle whose diameter is 7 inches is approximately: A. 22 inches 28 inches 38 inches 154 inches 14 inches 23. D.80 3.C. 95 100 It is not possible to get that average 22. E. B.50 4. D. C. C. 20 24. D. 50 500 5. 26. D. B. Which of the following is closest to the value of A. Solve the following equation for x: 3x-5=3+2x . D.000 5 25. E. B. B.

E. At STP. 0 and 7x-2? A. B. A number that is divisible by both 6 and 8 is also divisible by: A.5 29. D. At a dairy it takes 90 seconds to fill 30 one-gallon jugs of milk. C. E. C. What is the average (arithmetic mean) of 8x + 5. D. B.A. Ag Hg Ne Xe 32. How many minutes does it take to fill 90 jugs of milk? A. E. B. B. D. Which elements contain atoms that form colored ions and have more than one p . D. 5 9 11 16 24 30. -3x + 9. D. which element has definite shape and volume? A. 3x + 1 3x + 3 4x + 1 4x + 4 12x + 12 CHEMISTRY 31. C. 1 3 3. C. 8 10 6 14 28.5 4 4. B. C.

B. D. D. alkali metals alkaline earths noble gases transition elements 33. 0 K 100 K 273 K 373 K 35. B. An atom of an element contains 20 protons. His final disp lacement is: A. an alkali metal an alkaline earth metal a halogen a noble gas PHYSICS 36. B. B. 4 meters west and 2 meters south. 20 neutrons and 20 electrons. The element is: A. D. At standard pressure. C. decreases increases remains the same can not be determined from the given information 34. D. C. C. As sodium phosphate dissolves in 100 milliliters of pure water. B. A boy walks 2 meters north.ositive oxidation state? A. 4 m east 4 m west 2 m north 2 m south 5 m northwest . the steam-water equilibrium temperature occurs at: A. C. D. the pH of th e resulting solution: A. C. E.

E. B. The term Brownian movement refers to: A. D. A computer can be defined as an electronic device that can (choose the most precise definition): A. C. A. E. C. A rock is dropped from a high bridge. B. If the speed of an object is tripled. C. E. 3 6 9 39.000 38. in centimeters per second: A. A temperature of 450 Kelvin is equivalent to a Celsius temperature of: A. irregular motions of small particles suspended in a fluid convection currents in a liquid or gas convection currents in a gas but not in a liquid the stretching of a body beyond its elastic limit the sinking of mercury in capillary tubes 40. E. D. At the end of 3 seconds of free fall t he speed of the rock is. its kinetic energy is _____ times its original speed. Carry out arithmetic operation .000 3. D. B. D. 30 100 500 1. B. C.37. 273° 10° 273° 450° 177° COMPUTER SCIENCE 41.

B. It is logical It can access It is devoid It approaches machine any piece of information that it has in store of emotion. Carry out logical operation C. Pick out the wrong statement about the computers: A. D. B. Booting Prompting Interrupting Paging 45. Loading of operating system in a personal computer is called: A. C. B. ______ is a Network of Networks. has no feelings or instincts its information in unrestricted manner 44. A complex number is an ordered pair of two: A. C.B. B. A. Internet Intranet LAN All of the above MATHEMATICS 46. D. Do complicated calculation D. Number sheets Updates Paragraphs Information 43. C. D. C. C. Raw data is processed by the computer into: A. D. B. Natural numbers Rational numbers Real numbers Complex numbers . Accept and process data by implementing sequentially a set of stored in structions 42. D.

B. B. D. If slopes of the two lines are equal then lines must be _____. A. C. Parallel Perpendicular Intersecting Not parallel Answer Keys Q #. C. Not possible Zero Positive Negative 48. D. C. the value of the determinant o f that matrix is _____. If two rows in a square matrix are identical. D. = _____. 0 -6 6 49. Right Choice 1 . B. A. A. C. x° 0 lnx 50.47. B. = _____. D. A.

D 2 B 3 C 4 C 5 C 6 D 7 A 8 B 9 B 10 D 11 B 12 D 13 B 14 B 15 A 16 E 17 C 18 .

C 19 B 20 A 21 C 22 A 23 E 24 B 25 B 26 C 27 A 28 E 29 E 30 B 31 A 32 D 33 B 34 D 35 .

B 36 B 37 E 38 E 39 A 40 E 41 D 42 D 43 D 44 A 45 A 46 C 47 B 48 C 49 D 50 A .