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# MENTALABILITY

1.

Thegivennumberofpaidsubscriptionsforfourmagazinetypesareshown
in this table.
Whichofthefollowingliststhesemagazinetypesbycirculationfrom
greatest to least ?

TotalPaidSubscriptions
Magazine Circulation
Type

9.5105

Family

5.0106

Style

9.0105

Teen

2.4106

2.

Fivepersonsaresittinginarow.Oneofthetwopersonsattheextremeendsisintelligentandother
oneisfair.Afatpersonissittingtothe right oftheweakperson.Atallperson istotheleftof the
fair person and the weak person is sitting between the intelligent and the fat person.
Tall person is at which place counting from right ?
(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Fourth

3.

## A formula for computing the value r is r =

mx + my
,where m, x, y, w and z are positive integers.
wz
An increase in which variable would result in a corresponding decrease in r ?

(A) m
4.

(B) x

(C) y

(D) z
y

## The design for a machine part is shown here.

of the design?

(1,8)

(1,8)

(3,4)

(3,4)

(1,4)(1,4)
x

(3,6)

(D) Thereisnosymmetryinthedesign
5.

6.

(3,6)
y
C

Abhay works at his father's electronics shop after school. He needs to drill
B
aholeateachofthepointsA,B,C,DandEonthecirclecentredatP,asshown.
IfAbhaydrillsthe holes sothat APE measures110andtheother4 central
A
angles are congruent to each other, what will be the measure of CPD?
(A) 62
(B) 62.5
(C) 63
(D) 64

D
P
110

Asumofmoney(P)doublesin10years.Inhowmanyyearsitwillbetrebleatthesamerateofsimple
interest ?
(A) 20years

(B) 12years

(C) 15years

(D) 25years

7.

The ratio of speedsof P and Q is 4: 7 and P loses therace by 270 m, then whatis the length of
the race course ?
(A) 530m
(B) 420m
(C) 500m
(D) 630m

8.

## A rectangular solid is shown here.

Which of the following expressions represents the sum of the
lengths of the 12 edges on this rectangular solid ?
(A) 2(a+b+c)
(B) 3(a+b+c)
(C) 4(a+b+c)

c
b
a

(D) 12(a+b+c)

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24cm

## An artist is designing a pattern oftriangular tiles tocover a wall.Each section

of the pattern is identical to the section shown here.
Ifthewallis576cm longand384cmhigh,howmanyblacktileswill the
artist need to use on the wall ?
(A) 72
(B) 576
(C) 1,152
(D) 1,728
16cm

9.

10. Asshowninthedrawing,Kabirusedsimilartriangles(sidesof
trianglesareproportional)tofindtheheightofapole.Whenhe
stood6.5feetawayfromasmallpuddle,hecouldseethereflection
ofthetopofthepoleinthepuddle.Thepuddlewas26feetaway
from the pole, and Kabir's height was 5.5 feet above
the ground. What is the height of the pole in feet ?
(A) 20
(B) 22
(C) 24

?
Puddle
Pole

26ft

5.5ft

6.5ft

(D) 25

P
11. Which pointon the number linerepresents a number that, when cubed, will
3 2 1
result in a number greater than itself ?
(A) P
(B) Q
(C) R
(D) S

Q R
0

12. Playersofagameattheschoolcarnivalwillbeallowedtodrawatokenforaprize.Theprizesinclude
8yoyos,9keychains,12stuffedtoys,11 movie passes,16 videorentalsand14flyingdisks. For
each prize, there is one token available to be drawn.
What is the probability that the first winner to draw a token will win a stuffed toy ?
(A)

6
29

(B)

6
35

(C)

1
6

1
12

(D)

13. Two dice are tossed. The probability that the total score is a prime number is
(A)

1
6

(B)

5
12

(C)

1
2

(D)

7
9

14. A circlethat hasa radius of 5 cm hasan areaof 25p sq.cm. If theradius is doubled, whatis the
area of the new circle?
(A) 10p sq.cm
(B) 50p sq.cm
(C) 100p sq.cm
(D) 200p sq.cm

## 15. If x + y + z = 0, then the value of

(A) 0

(B) 2

x 2 y 2 + y 2 z 2 +z 2 x2
is
x 4 + y 4 +z4
(C) 1

(D) 1/2

SCIENCE
16 Aboy,standingatpointA,throwsastone,whichtravelsitspath
uptoBasshownbelow.
Atthetopofitspath,thestonehas____.
(A) Noacceleration
(B) Accelerationinupwarddirection
(C) Accelerationindownwarddirection
(D) Accelerationinhorizontaldirection

17. A girl swims in a swimming pool of length 100 m. She swims from one end to another end and
reaches the starting point again in 2 minutes. The average velocity of the swimmer is ____.
(A) 100 m s1
(B) 0.83 m s1
(C) 1.67 m s1
(D) Zero

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18. Figure here shows the path OXYZ followed by a man, starting
from O. The displacement of the man is ____.

X 4m Y

(A) 6 m
W

(B) 4 m

3m

(C) 5 m

3m
Z

(D) 3 m

## 19. Thespeedofabodyis1ms1. Theanglebetweenthedistancetimegraphofthebodyandthetime

axis is _____.
(A) 0
(B) 30
(C) 45
(D) 60
20. Mass of a body is doubled. Its acceleration under a given force is _____.
(A) Doubled
(B) Halved
(D) Remains same
21. ThevalueofGdependsupon_____.
(B) Time

## 22. Two wooden blocks X and Y, of shapes and dimensions shown

below are made to immerse in water.
Thebuoyantforceexertedbywateris______.
(A) MoreforblockX
(B) MoreforblockY
(C) Equalforboththeblocks
(D) Datainsufficient

8cm

m
10 c
X

10cm

(A) Place

10cm
4cm

10cm

23. Read the given statements carefully, and mark the correct option.
Statement I : The energy used in one hour at the rate of 1 kW is called 1 kWh.
Statement II : Rate of energy consumption gives power.
(A) Both statements I and II are true and statement II is correct explanation of statement I.
(B) Both statements I and II are true but statement II is not correct explanation of statement I.
(C) StatementIistruebutstatementIIisfalse.
(D) StatementIisfalsebutstatementIIistrue.
24. Match column I and column II and select the correct option from the codes given below.
ColumnI
ColumnII
(a) 1kW
(b) 1kWh
(c) 1J
(a)
(A) (i)
(B) (iii)
(C) (ii)
(D) (i)

(b)
(iii)
(i)
(iii)
(ii)

## (i) 3.6 106J

(ii) 1Nm
(iii) 1000Js1
(c)
(ii)
(ii)
(i)
(iii)

25. Atrainstartsfromastationandacceleratesduringfirst10minutes.Aboysittinginthetrainthrows
up a ball during this interval. The ball will _____.
(A) Comebacktotheboy'shands
(C) Fallbehindtheboy

(B) Fallinfrontoftheboy
(D) Anyofthese

## 26. State of motion is described by _____.

(A) Positionofrest
(C) Bothbythestateofrestandmotion

(B) Positionofmotion
(D) Noneofthese
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(A) 12m

(B) 4m

(C) 16m

(D) 8m

Velocity(ms1 )

27. The velocity time graph ofa car moving on a straight road is shownhere.
The displacement of the car from third second to sixth second of its
journey is _____.

8
6
4
2
O 1 2 3 4 5
Time(s)

28. Read the given statements carefully, and mark the correct option.
Statement I : It can be dangerous to wear synthetic clothes while working in the kitchen.
StatementII:Syntheticfibresmeltverysoononheatingandcansticktothebodyoftheperson
wearing it.
(A) BothstatementsIandIIaretrueandstatementIIisthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(B) BothstatementsIandIIaretruebutstatementIIisnotacorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(C) StatementIistrueandstatementIIisfalse.
(D) StatementIisfalseandstatementIIistrue.
29. Iameasytowash,absorbverylittlewaterandhaveaverylustrousappearance.Iamusedtomake
bristles of toothbrushes, combs, etc. Since I am so versatile, you must know me. Who am I ?
(A) Rayon
(B) Dacron
(C) Terylene
(D) Nylon
30. List I has metals/nonmetals and ListII has their properties. Match the lists.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

ListI
ListII
Wood
(p) Alloysareusedformakingaircraftparts
Graphite
(q) Storedinkerosene
Potassium
(r) Formsacidicoxideonreactionwithoxygen.
Sulphur
(s) Hashighmelting&boilingpointsinspiteofbeinganonmetal.
Zinc
(t) ReactswithNaOHtoliberatehydrogengas
Aluminium
(u) Doesnotproduceasoundonbeingstruck.
(1)(u)(2)(s,u)(3)(q)(4)(r,u)(5)(t)(6)(p,t)
(1)(p)(2)(q)(3)(r)(4)(p,s)(5)(r,q)(6)(p,q)
(1)(r)(2)(q,p)(3)(r,s)(4)(q,u)(5)(s,t)(6)(r,u)
(1)(s,p)(2)(q,r)(3)(s,u)(4)(q,u)(5)(s,t)(6)(q)

31. It is used for inflating air balloonsand is found in its elemental form in air.It is ___.
(A) Helium
(B) Nitrogen
(C) Oxygen
(D) Carbon
32. The useful products of destructive distillation of coal are ____.
(A) Coke,coaltar,coalgasandammoniacompounds (B) Coke,charcoal,coaltarandcoalgas
(C) Coaltar,coalgasandLPG
(D) Petrol,coke,coaltarandcoalgas.
33. Sleeping in a closed room with burning angeethi can prove to be fatal, because ____.
(A) Coalisapoisonoussubstance
(B) Poisonousgas,carbonmonoxide,isproducedduetotheincompletecombustionofcoal
(C) Burningofcoalinaclosedroomevolvescarbondioxideandwatervapour,whichareharmful
(D) Noneoftheabove
34. Astudent wasgiven three powderedmaterials inpackets labelledI, IIandIII. Toidentify themhe
performedthefollowingexperiment.
Beaker I + Packet I + Boiling water = Translucent solution
Beaker II + Packet II + Boiling water = Transparent solution
Beaker III + Packet III + Boiling water = Suspension
Packet I
Packet II
Packet III
(A) Starch powder
Mud
Sodiumchloride
(B) Starch powder
Sodiumchloride
Mud
(C) Mud
Starch powder
Sodiumchloride
(D) Sodiumchloride
Mud
Starchpowder

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35. Read the given statements carefully, and mark the correct option.
StatementI:When10gofCaCO3 isdecomposed,5.6gofresidueisleftand4.4gofCO2 escapes.
StatementII:Lawofconstantproportionsisbeingfollowed.
(A) StatementsIandIIaretrueandstatementIIisthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(B) StatementsIandIIaretruebutstatementIIisnotthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(C) StatementIistruebutstatementIIisfalse.
(D) StatementIisfalsebutstatementIIistrue.
36. Theboilingpointsofsomegasesfoundinairaregiveninthetable.
Iftheliquidmixtureisfractionallydistilled,theorderinwhichthe
gases distill out is ____.
(A) Krypton,neon,nitrogen,oxygen
(B) Neon,nitrogen,oxygen,krypton
(C) Nitrogen,neon,oxygen,krypton
(D) Oxygen,neon,nitrogen,krypton
37. Thegivendiagramshows Rutherford'sexperimentwhich
established the nuclear model of the atom.

Name

BoilingpointC

Krypton

152

Neon

246

Nitrogen

196

Oxygen

183

Electron

InthisexperimentRutherfordusedabeamof_____.
(A) bparticles, which impinged on a metal foil and got
absorbed
(B) grays, which impinged on a metal foil and ejected
Backdeflection
electrons

(C) Heliumatoms,whichimpingedonametalfoilandgotscattered
(D) Heliumnuclei,whichimpingedonametalfoilandgotscattered
38. Whichofthefollowingfunctionsisperformedbythepartmarked'X'inthe
given figure of plant cell?

Smalldeflection
Nodeflection
Largedeflection

(A) Manufactureoflipidsandfats
(B) Detoxifymanypoisonsanddrugs
(C) Manufactureofproteins
(D) Both(B)&(C)
39. Match column I with column II and select the correct option from the codes given below:
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)

ColumnI
Leeuwenhoek
RobertBrown
RobertHooke
Purkinje
KnollandRuska

(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)

ColumnII
Bacteria
Cell
Nucleus
Electronmicroscope
Protoplasm

(A) (a)(i),(b)(iii),(c)(ii),(d)(iv),(e)(v)
(C) (a)(iv),(b)(ii),(c)(i),(d)(v),(e)(iii)

(B) (a)(i),(b)(iii),(c)(ii),(d)(v),(e)(iv)
(D) (a)(i),(b)(ii),(c)(iii),(d)(iv),(e)(v)

## 40. The microorganism in the given figure is _____.

(A) Phaseinthelifecycleofbacteria
(B) Bacteriathateatsotherbacteria
(C) Virusthatusesbacteriaasahost
(D) Noneoftheabove

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41. Identify the microorganism in the given figure and the method of its reproduction.
Microorganism
Methodofreproduction
(A) Viruses
Binaryfission
(B) Fungi
Budding
(C) Algae
Conjugation
(D) Fungi
Sporeformation
42. Which of the following statements are true for the given figure?
(i) Itisastrong,nonflexibleconnectivetissue.
(ii) Itsmatrixconsistsofproteins.
(iii) Itscellsarecomposedofcalciumandphosphorus.
(iv) Itconsistsoflivingcellscalledchondrocyteswhich
arepresentinfluidfilledspacesknownaslacunae.
(A) (i)&(iv)
(B) (ii)&(iii)
(C) (i),(ii)&(iii)

(D) Allofthese

43. Given below are the differences between collenchyma and sclerenchyma tissues. Which of the
following isincorrect ?
Collenchyma
Sclerenchyma
(A) Itconsistsoflivingcells
(B) Thethickeningofcellwallisuniform
Cellwallthickeningisnotuniform.
(C) Lumenofthecelliswide.
Lumenofthecellisnarrows.
(D) Itscellwallsarecellulosic
Itscellwallsarelignified.
44. IdentifythepartslabelledP,Q,RandSinthegivenfigurefromthelist(iviii)andselectthecorrect
option.
(i) Ectoplasm
(ii) Endoplasm
(iv) Nucleus
(v) Contractilevacuole
(vi) Foodvacuole
Q
(vii) Watervacuole
(viii) Crystals
P
R
P
Q
R
S
(A) (iii)
(i)
(iv) (vi)
(B) (ii)
(i)
(v)
(viii)
(C) (i)
(ii)
(v)
(vii)
(D) (iii)
(ii)
(iv) (v)
S
45. Identify the machine from the following which is used for combined harvesting and threshing.

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

46. The organization which protects the trade in endangered species at international level is
(A) IBWL
(B) CITES
(C) WHO
(D) WWF
47. Which of the following statements are true for renewable exhaustible natural resources?
(i) Thesecanreplenishthemselvesbyquickrecycling.
(ii) Thesearelikelytobeexhaustedbythehumanactivitiesortheiruse.
(iii) Theseoccurinunlimitedquantity.
(iv) Mineralsandfossilfuelsareexamplesofsuchnaturalresources.
(A) (i)&(ii)
(B) (ii)&(iii)
(C) (iii)&(iv)
(D) (i)&(iv)

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48. It is atype of cropping pattern which makesbetter use of the natural resourcesof sunlight, land
andwaterandensuresmaximumutilizationofthenutrientssupplied,ascropsgrowingindefinite
row pattern have different nutrient requirements. Identify it.
(A) Mixedcropping
(B) Intercropping
(C) Croprotation
(D) Norflokrotation
49. Agents or substances that pollute the water are called water pollutants. These may be physical,
chemicalorbiologicalpollutants.Identifyphysicalpollutantsoutofthefollowinglistandselectthe
correctoption.
(i) Protozoa
(iv) Heat
(vi) Oilspills
(A) (i)&(iii)
(B) (ii)&(v)
(C) (iv)&(vi)
(D) (ii)&(iv)
50. Read the following statements and select the correct option.
StatementI:TheatmosphereactsasaprotectiveblanketfortheEarth.
(A) BothstatementsIandIIaretrueandstatementIIisthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(B) BothstatementsIandIIaretruebutstatementIIisnotthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(C) StatementIistruebutstatementIIisfalse.
(D) StatementIisfalsebutstatementIIistrue.
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1.

(B)

2.

(B)

3.

8.

(C)

9.

(D)

15.

(D)

16.

22.

(C)

29.

(D)

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(A)

5.

(B)

6.

(A)

7.

(D)

10. (B)

11.

(D)

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(B)

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(B)

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(C)

(C)

17. (D)

18.

(C)

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(C)

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(D)

23.

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25.

(C)

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(C)

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(C)

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(A)

(D)

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(A)

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32.

(B)

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(B)

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(A)

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(B)

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(D)

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39.

(B)

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(C)

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(D)

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(C)

43.

(B)

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(A)

45. (B)

46.

(B)

47.

(A)

48.

(B)

49.

(C)

50.

(A)

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