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CLASS 3

Contents
13th NSO 2010
14th NSO 2011
15th NSO 2012 - SET A
15th NSO 2012 - SET B
16th NSO 2013 - SET A
16th NSO 2013 - SET B
17th NSO 2014 - SET A
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Master Mental
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Challenge

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Psychology of
Success

The Secrets of
SUCCESS

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Master Mental
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Class 3
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Year 2010

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CLASS 3 | 13th NSO - 2010

MENTAL ABILITY
1. How many minutes is equal to one hour and 45 minutes ?
(A) 60 minutes
(B) 90 minutes
(C) 105 minutes
2. The given table shows four rivers along with their
lengths. Which of the following is the correct order
of the rivers from the longest to the shortest ?

(A) P, Q, R, S
(C) R, P, Q, S

(B) Q, R, P, S
(D) S, Q, P, R

(D) 120 minutes

River
P
Q
R
S

Length (in km)


4,000
3,964
4,160
3,395

3. What is the total cost for all four items (` = Rs.) ?


(A) ` 415

(B) ` 420

(C) ` 435

(D) ` 445

4. If you write the greatest possible number using the given digits, what number

would be in hundred's place ?


(A) 0


(C) 6

(B) 3
(D) 9

5. How is 356 written in expanded form ?



(A) 300 + 5 + 6
(B) 300 + 50 + 6

(C) 30 + 5 + 6

6.



The length of the pencil is about ______ .


(A) 11 cm
(B) 12 cm
(C) 9 cm
(D) 10 cm

7.



What is the rule used in the given table ?


(A) Input + 8 = Output

(B) Output + 6 = Input

(C) Input 8 = Output
(D) Input + 6 = Output

(D) 30 + 50 + 6

8. What fraction of the given figure is unshaded ?


(A)

(C)

6
12
2
12

(B)

(D)

4
12
5
12


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9. Use the calendar to find the mystery date.


The mystery date is a Thursday. After this date, there


are three more Fridays left in the month. What is the

mystery date ?
(A) February 5
(C) February 12

(B) February 6
(D) February 19

10. Which number sentence is modelled by this array ?



(A) 9 2 = 18
(B) 15 + 3 = 18

(C) 3 6 = 18


(D) 24 6 = 18
11. How much heavier is the cow than the deer ?

(A) 100 kg

(B) 150 kg

(C) 200 kg

(D) 250 kg

12. Priyansh bought a stuffed toy that was on sale for ` 650. The original price was

` 950. How much did he save ?


(A) ` 250
(B) ` 300

(C) ` 350

(D) ` 160

13. Deepa started her tennis lesson at 3:45 P.M. She finished at 5:45 P.M. How long

was her lesson ?


(A) 1 and one-half hours
(C) 2 and one-half hours

(B) 2 hours
(D) 3 hours

14. If the given pattern continues, what is likely to be the next number ?

(A) 23

(B) 24

6, 11, 16, 21, .......


(C) 25

(D) 26

15. What number should go in the box to make the number sentence true ?

45
(A) 4

(B) 5

= 9
(C) 6

(D) 7

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16. Which of the following has/have life ?

(A)

(B)

(C)


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17. The plant shown in the figure is a _____



(A) Thorny plant

(B) Water plant

(C) Land plant

(D) Desert plant
18. A plant placed in a pot needs ________ , ________ and ________ to grow.

(A) Water, wind, fertilizer
(B) Snow, rain, sunlight

(C) Water, sunlight, air

(D) Darkness, water, air
19. Which of the given pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Milk-Cow
(B) Silk-Silk worm
(C) Honey-Honey bee (D) Wool-Hen
20. The given flow chart shows that _____

(A) Plant can move

Seed Seedling Plant


(B) Plant can grow
(C) Plant eats food

(D) Plant cannot grow

21. Which of the following parts of a plant remains under the ground?

(A)

(B)

22. Which of the following




Digestive system

(A) Stomach


(B) Mouth


(C) Large intestine


(D) Nostril

(C)

(D)

is wrongly classified?
Skeletal system
Skull
Ribcage
Spine
Heart

23. Which of the following is the largest sense organ of our body?

(A) Skin
(B) Eyes
(C) Ears
(D) Tongue
24. Which of the following items will float on water?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D) Both (A) & (C)

25.

What is Vinod trying to prove about the plastic ruler ?


(A) Its hardness


(B) Its strength
(C) Its flexibility


(D) Its ability to float or sink in water

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26. Look at the objects shown below.

All the above objects are

(i) Soft

(ii) Wood-based products

(iii) Made from plant parts

(iv) Non-flexible.

(A) (i) only

(B) (ii) & (iii)

(C) (iii) & (iv)

(D) (ii), (iii) & (iv)

27. Pratham is listening to a song on the radio. Which sense organ is he making use
of ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

28. Which one of the following can be placed in place of X ?


(A) Water

(B) Milk
(C) Carbon dioxide
(D) Shadow

29. The animal in the given figure belongs to which category ?


(A) Herbivore

(B) Carnivore

(C) Omnivore

(D) Producer

30. Ritu filled a syringe with water and tried to push the piston
down with her finger covering the opening but found it difficult



to do so. What does this experiment show ?


(A) Water can be compressed.


(B) Water cannot be compressed.
(C) Water occupies space.
(D) Water has mass and volume.

31. Motor boats, ships, sail boats and submarines are the examples of ____

(A) Air transport

(B) Land transport

(C) Water transport


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32. A rat was placed in a closed jar with some grains. After some time the rat died

because ______
(A) There was no water in the jar
(C) There was no air in the jar

(B) There were not enough grains in the jar


(D) There was no light in the jar

Direction : Study the flow chart carefully and answer Q.nos. 33 & 34.

33. "Table" can be placed under which group?



(A) Group X
(B) Group Y
(C) Both (A) & (B)

(D) None of these

34. "Dog" can be placed under which group?



(A) Group X
(B) Group Y
(C) Both (A) & (B)

(D) None of these

35. Which of the following is not a quality of a good house?



(A) It should be safe.


(B) It should have a clean supply of drinking water.

(C) It should have well ventilated rooms.
(D) It should not have trees near it.
36. Monika had some problem in her teeth. She visited the dentist last week. Her

dentist may have advised her _____


(A) Not to eat a lot of chocolates
(C) Brush teeth twice a day

(B) Rinse her mouth after eating anything


(D) All of these

37. You will find me selling medicines in a medicine shop. I am a _____



(A) Chemist
(B) Doctor
(C) Nurse
(D) Surgeon
38. Which of the following means of transport has three wheels?

(A) Bicycle
(B) Boat
(C) Auto rickshaw
(D) Truck
39. Which of the following plants can mostly be found in deserts?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

40. Which of the following is a star ?


(A)

(B)

(C)


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(D)

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41. The plant shown in the figure is a _____


(A) Herb

(B) Shrub

(C) Climber

(D) Tree

42. Sonu is playing a word puzzle. She had names of two animals,
one which eats the remains of dead animals and the other which
has a long neck. But one letter of the puzzle is missing. What
is the missing letter ?

(A) E

(B) A

(C) L

(D) M

43. Which of the following animals gives us wool?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

44. Which of the following takes least time to send the message ?

(A) Letter

(B) Telegram

(C) E-mail

(D) Messenger

45. Select the incorrect statement.


(A) The most expensive means of transport is water transport.

(B) The first metro service was started in Kolkata.

(C) Bullock-cart is the common means of transport in village.

(D) Submarine is a ship that can travel underwater.

46. Which of the following is NOT a good habit?


(A) Do not speak while eating.

(B) Eat in a clean place.

(C) Eat lots of fruits and green vegetables.

(D) Buy food from roadside vendors.

47. The person who makes the plan of the house is ____

(A)

(B)

(C)


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(D)

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48. Which of the following is NOT true about the Sun ?



(A) It is made up of a huge mass of very hot gases .



(B) It looks bigger because it is the only big star found in the galaxy.

(C) It provides heat and light energy for the living things to survive on earth.

(D) It is not safe to look directly at the sun with our naked eye.
49. The water used for washing fruits and vegetables can be reused for ____

(A) Mopping floor


(B) Washing hands and face

(D) Both (A) & (C)

(C) Watering plants
50. Trees shed their leaves in which season?

(A) Winter
(B) Spring
(C) Autumn
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Year 2011

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Class 3 | 14th NSO - 2011

MENTAL ABILITY
1.

Pawan saved ` 7 during October and ` 4 during November. His elder brother, Amit,
saved ` 18 during that time. Which number sentence should Pawan use to compare
his savings with Amit's savings ?
(A) 7 4 = 18
(B) 7 4 > 18
(C) 7 + 4 < 18
(D) 7 + 4 > 18

2. A zookeeper feeds a polar bear 21 fish each day for 7 days. Which number sentence
should the zookeeper use to find the total number of fish he will feed the polar
bear during the 7 days ?
(B) 21 7 =
(A) 21 + 7 =

(C) 21 7 =

(D) 21 7 =

3. Harmeet placed 4 small boxes of crayons on one


side of this balance scale. He put 2 medium
boxes of crayons on the other side to make
the balance scale equal.

How many small boxes would Harmeet need


to balance 3 medium boxes ?
(A) 2 small boxes
(B) 4 small boxes

4.

(C) 5 small boxes

(D) 6 small boxes

A bus leaves town A at 3:35 P.M. It arrives in town B 50 minutes later. Which clock
shows the time the bus arrives in town B ?
11

(A)

12

10

3
8
7

5.

11

(B)

12

11

10

3
8
7

(C)

12

10

3
8

11

(D)

3
8

13

(B)

18

(C)

15

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(D)

10

Which of the following shows an even number ?


(A)

12

29

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6. Latika is stamping a design on drawing paper. This is the


stamp she uses. How many line segments are on Latika's
stamp ?

(A) 1

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 6

7. Garima looked at the map to find shortest

School

distance from home to school.


What is the shortest path from home

to school, staying on the lines?


(A) 3 blocks
(B) 4 blocks
(C) 5 blocks
(D) 6 blocks

= 1 Block

Home

= 1 Block

8. The students at Springdales Public School are having a reading competition. The
third-grade students read 1,302 books. The fourth-grade students read 987 books.
The fifth-grade students read 1,203 books.

How many books did the third, fourth and fifth-grade students read ?

(A) 3,492 books

9.



Which of the following can be used to answer the problem 6 + 0 = ?


(A) Zero plus any number equals zero.
(B) Zero minus any number equals zero.
(C) Zero plus any number equals that number.
(D) Zero minus any number equals that number.

(B) 3,482 books

(C) 2,492 books

(D) 2,482 books

10. Gauri played three video games. Her scores were 297, 186 and 302. Which is the
best estimate of her total score for the three games ?

(A) 500

(B) 700

(C) 800
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(D) 900

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SCIENCE
11. Which natural resource is most useful in building a house ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

12. Nitika walked into a room. She said, "I can tell that someone has put on perfume."
What sense did Nitika most likely use to know this ?

(A) Taste
(B) Sight
(C) Smell
(D) Hearing
13. Which student needs to wear protective glasses the most ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

14. Ahmed and his friends were walking down a street to reach their school. Suddenly
one of his friends felt thirsty. Which of the given symbols will help Ahmed locate
water for his friend?

(A)

(B)

(C)

15. Which of the following plants will NOT be




able to survive ?
(A) (a) & (b)
(B) (b) & (c)
(C) (c) & (d)
(D) (a), (b) & (c).
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(D)

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16. An arrow is pointing at a part of the whale. Which part of a bird is most similar
to this part of the whale ?

(A)

(C)

(B)

(D)

17. Which part of the potato plant absorbs water the most ?

(A) P

(B) Q

(C) R

(D) S

18. Which animal is most closely related


to the animals in the given figure ?

(A)

(C)

(B)

(D)

19. How long does the Earth take to spin on its own axis ?

(A) A day

(B) A week

(C) A month

(D) A year

20. Which characteristic would best help a bear to survive a winter in Alaska ?

(A) Big legs

(B) Black nose

(C) Thick fur

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(D) Brown eyes

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21. Green plants make their own food. They are called ____.

(A) Predators
(B) Consumers
(C) Decomposers

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(D) Producers

22. A group of students put six objects into a bucket


of water. The objects were made of three different
materials: clay, plastic and steel.




Which material always sank in this experiment ?


(A) Clay
(B) Plastic
(C) Steel
(D) All of these

23. Which structure of a bird is correctly paired with its function ?



(A) Claws Obtaining food
(B) Wings Eliminating waste products

(C) Feathers Breathing
(D) Eyes Growing
24. Many birds fly South in winter. This phenomenon is called ____.

(A) Hibernation
(B) Germination
(C) Migration
(D) Communication
25. Which behavior will best help a student stay healthy ?

(A) Watching television five hours a day
(B) Sleeping three hours every night

(C) Eating fruits and vegetables everyday
(D) Exercising once a month
26. Which two life processes occur in both plants and humans ?

(A) Growing and reproducing
(B) Germinating and making food

(C) Growing and making food
(D) Germinating and reproducing
27. Which of the following is INCORRECT ?

(A) Separation of seeds from cotton fibres is called ginning.

(B) Weaving and spinning are the two main processes of making fabrics.

(C) Weaving is arranging two sets of yarn together to make a fabric.

(D) Silk is obtained from mulberry leaves.
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28. A student performed the following experiment :



Four different types of seeds were planted in identical pots filled with the same
kind and amount of soil. The pots were placed in a warm, sunny place and were
given the same amount of water each day for a month.

Which question about these seeds could be answered at the end of the month ?

(A) Which seed grew well in the dark ?


(B) Which seed produced the tallest plant ?
(C) Which seed survived in cold temperature? (D) None of these

29. Which one of the



(A) Roots


(B) Stem


(C) Leaves

following match is INCORRECT ?


Absorb water and mineral salts
Transports water and mineral salts to all parts of the plant
Absorb water from air
(D) Seeds Grow into new plants.

30. Which of the following objects can give off their own light ?

(A) (a) only

(B) (b) & (c)

(C) (a) & (b)

(D) (a), (b) & (c)

31. Which of the following is a correct match ?

(A)

- Pilot

(B)

- Cobbler

(C)

- Lawyer

(D)

- Barber

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32. Match Column I with Column II and select the correct option from the codes given
below.


Column I
Column II

(a) Brother's daughter
(i) Grandmother

(b) Grandfather's wife
(ii) Cousin

(c) Daughter's husband
(iii) Nephew

(d) Uncle's son
(iv) Niece

(v) Son-in-law

(A) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(v)
(B) (a)-(iv), (b)-(i), (c)-(v), (d)-(ii)

(C) (a)-(iv), (b)-(i), (c)-(ii), (d)-(iii)
(D) (a)-(iii), (b)-(iv), (c)-(ii), (d)-(v)
33. Which of the following is a correct match ?

(A) Bihu - Harvest festival of Punjab
(B) Onam - Harvest festival of Kerala

(C) Pongal - Harvest festival of Himachal Pradesh

(D) Baisakhi - Harvest festival of Assam
34. What is the full form of ISD ?

(A) International Subscriber Dialling

(C) Indian Subscriber Dialling

(B) International Standard Dialling


(D) Indian Standard Dial Network

35. Which of the following food items is a good source of protein ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

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(D)

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15th

SET A
Year 2012

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15th NSO - SET A

MENTAL ABILITY
1. If

represents 15,

represents 30, then 15 + 15 + 15 + 30 can be represented

by _____.
(A)

(C)

(B)

(D)

4 cm

(A) 62 cm

(B) 64 cm

(C) 60 cm

(D) 70 cm

11 cm

11 cm

11 cm

2. Total length of the boundary of the given figure is ______.

cm

6 cm
11 cm

10

3. Each of the symbols given below represents a different number.


If

= 40, then the value of


(B) 64

= 55,
+

= 64 and
+

(A) 82

4.



Number of circles in the given figures is ______.


(A) 23
(B) 24
(C) 25
(D) 26

(C) 75

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+
= ___
?_
(D) 65

15th NSO - SET A

5.

If M = 34, O = 23, N = 5, K = 2, E = 7, Y = 24, then the value of


M + O N K + E + Y _____.
(A) 81
(B) 87

(C) 78

(D) 72

6. The given figure shows only half of a symmetric figure. Identify the other half of
it.

(A)

7.

(B)

(D)

Values of P, Q and R in the pattern given below are ______.


19
(A) 38, 86, 123

8.

(C)

57

(B) 38, 97, 123

76

114

(C) 38, 95, 123

(D) 38, 95, 133

Add the largest four digit even number formed by digits


on the left wing of butterfly and smallest four digit even
number on the right wing of butterfly. The result is ___.
(A) 9909
(B) 9930
(C) 9903
(D) 9939

9.

Look at the given clock. The clock shows the time when Garima
wakes up. She took 2 hours for getting ready for school. Between
which two numbers does the hour hand appears after 2 hours?
(A) 7 and 8
(B) 6 and 7
(C) 8 and 9
(D) 9 and 10
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4,
8, 3,
6

2,
1, 9,
6

15th NSO - SET A

10. The weights of certain items are shown in the figures. Missing weight which will
replace the question mark (?) is ____.

623 g

(A) 183 g

557 g

(B) 204 g

976 g

(C) 353 g

(D) 419 g

SCIENCE
11. Identify the animals from the given pictures of their skin and select the correct
option.
(A) 1Zebra, 3Giraffe
(B) 2Bear, 3Squirrel
(C) 2Zebra, 4Squirrel
(D) 1Bear, 4Giraffe

12. The given picture shows water cycle. Which


processes are occurring in the direction of
arrows starting from process S?
(A) Condensation, Evaporation, Precipitation
(B) Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation
(C) Evaporation, Precipitation, Condensation
(D) Precipitation, Condensation, Evaporation

13. Amit has following four containers. Which of these has maximum capacity?
(A) 200 mL cough syrup
(B) 900 mL glass jar
(C) 25 mL measuring cylinder
(D) 45 mL water bottle
14. Which beak of bird is best for probing insects in the sand and mud?
(A)

(B)

(C)
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15. Which of the following is correct regarding shadow ?


(A) A shadow is always formed on the opposite side of the light source.
(B) A shadow is formed when an object blocks the path of the light.
(C) The shadow is shorter at noon and longer in morning and evening.
(D) All of these
16. Which part of the given figure are you supposed to
consume?
(A) Roots
(B) Flower
(C) Fruit
(D) Stem
17. People who roam from place to place usually live in _____.
(A) Stilt house
(B) Caravan
(C) Igloos

(D) Sailboats

18. Select the correct match among the following.


(A) A spongy pump for gases

(B) A muscular bag for food

(C) A muscular pump

(D) All of these

19. Rahul is searching a place in the map. His friend told him, it is near to a famous
well. In the map, the place must be located close to which of these symbols?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

20. Animals that have been trained to live with people are said to be ______.
(A) Wild

(B) Tamed

(C) Carnivore

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21. Nitin spotted a block on the pathway while he was

It is light. I can grip


the block easily. It
bounced when
I dropped it on the
ground.

on his way to home. Read in the picture which he


says about the block. Which of the materials below
best fits Nitin's description?
(A) Metal
(C) Wood

(B) Glass
(D) Rubber

22. The given picture shows leaves of "touch-me-not" plant folding when being touched.
What does this show?
(A) Living things need air to breathe.
(B) Living things move on their own.
(C) Living things need food to grow.
(D) Living things feel changes around them.
23. Garima noted down on her calendar : "15 th October 20XX : New Moon". What shape
of Moon would she see on 4th November 20XX?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

24. We eat different types of food. Food helps our body in many ways. Which of these
are called protective foods?
(A)

(B)

(C)

25. Observe the given picture. What does it show?


(A) Air gives shape to things.
(B) Air has weight.
(C) Air fills space.


(D) All of these.
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26. In the given pictures, who is a mason by profession?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

27. For which of the given festivals the following statements hold true?

It is a festival of colours.

(A) Diwali

People put gulal on one another.

Some people eat sweets like gujia on this festival.


(B) Christmas

(C) Holi

(D) Dussehra

28. Which of the following is a correct match?



(A) Grandfather's wife Aunt
(B) Uncle's wife Grandmother

(C) Mother's father Uncle
(D) Uncle's son Cousin
29. ______ is used by soldiers to travel under water.

(A) Submarine

(B) Sailboat

(C) Cable car

(D) Lorry

30. When you see someone hurt, which of the following would be the most appropriate

gesture you should show?


(A) Call your friends
(C) Leave him/her as such

(B) Call your elders


(D) Say some sympathetic words to him/her

31. Read the given statements carefully.


1. The Sun changes its shape daily.

2. The Sun has its own light.

3. The Earth is round like a ball.

4. We can count all the Stars.

5. The Earth has more land than water.

Which of the above statements are incorrect ?

(A) 1, 2 and 4

(B) 2 and 3

(C) 3 and 5

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32. Written messages can be sent through _______.



(A) Telegram
(B) Fax
(C) Email
33. Observe the given map carefully. Which of
the following is correct regarding this?

(A) Temple is in north-west of playground.

(B) Entry to playground is northward.

(C) Ria's house is eastward of school.

(D) Post office is north facing.

(D) All of these

N
W

Playground

Temple

S
Post
office
Ria's
house
School

34. The given pictures show three children performing some activities. Which among
them is not following safety rules?

(A) Sunita

(B) Sunil

(C) Ashok

(D) All of them

Sunita

Ashok

Sunil

35. The Red Fort in Delhi is made of ______.


(A) Marble

(B) Sandstone

(C) Granite

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mental ability
1.



The number of triangles in the given figure is ______.


(A) 15
(B) 14
(C) 22
(D) None of these

2. The shortest distance from Jaya's house to the

Temple

school is through ______.

420 m

(B) Temple

(C) Park

Priya's
House

310

300
Jaya's
house

(D) Priya's House

School

490 m

420

Jaya's House

510 m

(A) Mall

40
5m

Mall

420 m

Park

3. Beena's class teacher wants to make pattern with tiles. She asks for a tile with



right angles. The tile which appears to have right angles is ______.
(A) F only
(B) H only
(C) G only
F
G
H
(D) I only

4. Multiply the values given in Column Y by 10 and 100 to identify the value of
P, Q, R, S, T and U and then find the value of

[P T ] + [U T ] + [R + S + Q ].

(A) 1007

(B) 1700

(C) 1070

(D) 1270

Column Y
5
2
T

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P
R
90

100
Q
S
U

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Number of Toys

5. Garima helped her teacher to count the number of toys with all the students. She made
a bar graph to show the toys that the students have.
Toys collected

How many more trucks have to be collected
14
12
to make it equal to the total number of
10
games, cars and dolls?
8

(A) 6

(B) 10

(C) 7

(D) 5

6
4
2
0

Trucks

Games

Cars

Dolls

Types of toys

6. Megha's plane arrived at 6 p.m. The plane was 3 hours late


and the given clock is 1 hour slow. The correct time shown by
the clock when plane must have arrived (If there was no delay)
is______.

11

(B) 4 p.m.

(C) 3 p.m.

(D) 1 p.m.

(B) 22 square feet

(C) 28 square feet

(D) 44 square feet

4
7

City Park

7. The rectangle on the given grid shows the


size of pond in the city park.

What is the difference between the area of
pond and park ?

(A) 4 : 30 p.m.

(A) 11 square feet

10

12

Pond

Scale

Area of 1

= 1 square foot

8. Priya counted the number of flowers in two parks. There were (3 tens 9 ones)
flowers in the first park and (55 ones 9 ones) flowers in the second park. How
many total flowers were there in two parks?

(A) 718

(B) 590

(C) 765
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9.

Using all the digits 3, 1, 0 and 2 form the smallest 4-digit even number.
(a) 1023

(b) 1230

(C) 1032

(D) 3210

( (

10. Riya prepared a table and picture graph to show the number of chocolates
her friends have. Find the value of P and Q respectively.
Picture Graph
Table
(a) 2,
Bunny 10
Bunny
(b)

,1

Delnaz

Delnaz

(C)

,2

Celina

Celina

Neel

Neel

(D) 1,

SCienCe
11. Which of these birds feet has talons?
(a)

(b)

(C)

12. Sheetal has taken an empty bottle and fixed a


deflated balloon on its mouth. She placed the bottle
in a container filled with hot water. After sometime,
the balloon gets inflated as shown. What could be
the most appropriate reason for this?
(a) Air when gets heated becomes heavier and rises up.
(b) Air when gets heated becomes lighter and settles down.
(C) Air when gets heated becomes heavier and settles down.
(D) Air when gets heated becomes lighter and rises up.

(D)

Balloon
Empty
bottle

Hot
water

(a)
(b)

13. Select the CORReCt option related with the given pattern.
neSt : CHeSt : : HeaRt : CaRt
(a) THIN : cHIN : : cHesT : cHeck
(b) sydNey : kIdNey : : kNee : see
(C) duMb : THuMb : : ToNGue : luNG
(D) Ice : eyes : : Nose : Toes
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14. When we see more than half of the Moon, it is called __________.
(a) Gibbous Moon
(b) New Moon
(C) crescent Moon
(D) Full Moon
15. in the given picture, a road sign is shown to
indicate speed breaker. What other road sign
should also have been placed there?
(a)

(b)

(C)

(D)

SCHOOl

16. latika has a block and a pebble. She placed each of


them in a measuring cylinder containing some volume
of water, and found the given results. What is the
volume of water?
(a) 40 ml
(C) 30 ml

(b) 100 ml
(D) 50 ml

60 ml

90 ml

70 ml

17. Which of these is the most appropriate precaution to avoid diseases like malaria,
dengue and chikungunya?
(a) The rooms of house should be airy and well-lit.
(b) Doors and windows should be fitted with wire-netting.
(C) Garbage must be thrown in a proper dumping place.
(D) curtains must be washed regularly.
18. What does the given picture show?
(a) Plants grow towards ground.
(b) Plants grow towards light.
(C) Plants grow towards fresh air.
(D) Plants grow towards shade.
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19. Study the given flowchart carefully.


Start
Is it natural?

No

Yes

Does it come from plants?


Yes

No

Does it come from animals?


Yes

No

Cotton and metal are represented by the letters ______ and ______ respectively.
(a) P, Q
(b) Q, R
(C) Q, s
(D) R, s

20. Which of the following plant parts plays the role of gaseous exchange?
(b)

(a)

(C)

(D)

21. Which of the following stages can be placed in the box ?


of the given life cycle?
(a)

(b)

(C)

(D)

egg
adult

?
Pupa

22. in which of these conditions, the potted plant would be able to carry out the
process of making food?

(a)

(b)
Placed in
fully enclosed
wooden cupboard

(C)
dry soil in
the pot

(D)
All the leaves
are smeared
with vaseline

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23. Which of the following animals are examples of omnivores?



1. Bear
2. Man
3. Crocodile

(A) 3 only
(B) 2 and 4
(C) 1 and 2

4. Horse
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

24. Select the correct option to fill the empty boxes of the given flowchart.

(A) Turnip and Radish
We eat the stem of

(B) Sugarcane and Carrot

(C) Cabbage and Spinach
Ginger

(D) Potato and Sugarcane
25. Which one of the following match is correct?

(A) Stem Absorbs water and mineral salts

(B) Roots Transport water and mineral salts to all parts of the plant

(C) Seeds Grow into new plants

(D) Leaves Absorb water from air
26. A person who installs and repairs pipes, taps, etc. for water and drainage is known
as ________.

(A) Architect
(B) Plumber
(C) Mason
(D) Carpenter
27. The respiratory system in human consists of ________.

1. Nose
2. Heart
3. Lungs

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 4

4. Wind pipe
(D) 1, 3 and 4

28. Which of the following food items are protein-rich foods?


(A) 1 and 4

(B) 2 and 3

(C) 1 and 3

(D) 3 and 4

29. Which of these methods is used to preserve food?



(A) Keeping the food at high temperature.
(B) Keeping the food in water.

(C) Keeping the food in open.
(D) Salting and sugaring the food.
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30. Select the CORReCt match.


(a) caravan

(b) kutcha house

(C) House boat

(D) Tent

31. Which of the following is an inCORReCt match?


(a) christmassanta claus
(b) diwalilakshmi puja
(C) Guruparvacolour
(D) DussehraEffigies burnt
32. Select the odd one out.
(a)

(b)

(C)

(D)

33. a man is standing in the Sun as shown. Can you tell from his
shadow, the approximate time of the day?
(a) 9:00 a.m.
(b) 12:00 noon
(C) 6:00 p.m.
(D) cannot be predicted
34. the given figure shows a cycle of
change. What
X
(a) Water
(b) Ice
(C) steam
(D) steam

Water
On
heating

On
heating

is X, y and Z?
y
Z
Ice
steam
steam
Water
Ice
Water
Water
Ice

Z
On cooling
further

Cylce of
change

On
cooling

35. We can slip on wet floor because a special force that slows down the movement
is very little on wet floor. What is that special force ?
(a) Gravitational force (b) Frictional force
(C) Pulling force
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SET A
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MENTAL ABILITY
1. If

= 12 and

A. 12

= 18, then

B. 6

=
C. 18

D. 10

2. What fraction of smileys are green smileys?

1
A.
8
1
B.
7
2
C.
7

3
D.
8

3. What is the missing figure in the given figure pattern?

A.

B.

C.

D.

4. Which of the following clocks shows the time 2 hrs 20 minutes after 9 : 40 am?
A.

B.

C.

D.

5. Which of the following options shows 332 more than the given abacus?



A.
B.
C.
D.

6. If

Four hundred thirty two


Eight hundred seventy four
Seven hundred sixty four
Six hundred thirty two

stands for 40 people, then 6

A. 240

B. 60

's will stand for _____ people.


C. 400

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7. Which of the following options shows the correct mirror



image of Fig. (X)?

A.

B.

C.

8. If

is called

D.

is called

and

is called

, then which is used

to form a box of all equal faces?


A.

B.

C.

D.

9. Find the values of P and Q respectively.





A.
B.
C.
D.

4
4
7
2

and
and
and
and

1
7
4
4

10. In which of the following figures, shape (X) is embedded


494 2 P 7
4
09
8
Q4
14
00

as one of its part?


Shape (X)

A.

B.

C.

D.

science
11. The given figures show two groups ('M' and 'N') of animals.

Select the correct option regarding the categorization of the given groups.


A.

B.

C.

D.

M
N
Wild animals
Domestic animals
Give us fibre
Carry load
Give us meat
Give us leather
Give us dung
Give us milk
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12. Which of the following diagrams correctly shows the movement of water in the
plant?

A.

B.

D.

C.

13. Study the given diagram and select the incorrect match regarding activity that
requires X, Y or Z.
Sense
Sense

A. Watching a television programme Z

of
of
Z

B. Reading a book Y
sight
hearing

C. Listening the radio X
X
Y

D. None of these
14. Which of these will take least time to get dry?

A. Silk saree
C. Cotton handkerchief

B. Jeans
D. Woollen skirt

15. The effigies of two persons are burnt every year along with Ravana on Dussehra. Who
are those two persons and what are their relations with Ravana ?



A.
B.
C.
D.

16.




Kumbhkaran - brother, Meghnath - son


Meghnath - brother, Kumbhkaran - son
Vibhishan and Kumbhkaran - both brothers
Kumbhkaran and Meghnath - both brothers

Supriya's daughter is niece of Shashank. Shashank


is brother-in-law of Rohit.
Read the above given relationship and select the correct option regarding them.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Supriya is sister of Shashank.


Rohit is the brother of Shashank's wife.
Supriya's husband is brother-in-law of Shashank.
All of these

17. Refer the given diagram of a part of the solar system.


Neil Armstrong was the first to step on ______.

A. Q
C. R

B. S
D. P
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18. Names of some professionals are hidden in the given word grid.

(a) How many of them belongs to same profession?

(b) How many of them requires least educational
S
B
qualification for his occupation?
R
A

(a)
(b)
Q
M

A. Two
Two
D
O

B. One
Three
W
N

C. Two
One

D. Two
Three
O
L

19. Read the given statements regarding first aid tips and select the incorrect
statement(s).

(1) If a person is bleeding severely, tie loosely a bandage around the wound.

(2) If a person faints, do not crowd him.

(3) If a person gets burnt, put the burnt part under the cold water.

(4) In a case of cuts or small wounds, wipe them clean and apply antiseptic lotion over
them.

A. 1 and 3

B. 1 only

C. 1, 2 and 4

D. 3 only

20. Select the correct match.


A. Caravan

B. Kutcha house

C. House boat

D. Tent

100

Amount of water
absorbed (mL)

21. Shalini conducts an experiment with four same


type of plants of different heights. She measures
the amount of water each plant absorbs everyday
and presents the information in a bar chart as
shown.

At the end of the experiment she concludes that
'the tallest plant absorbed the most water'

Identify the tallest plant.

A. S
B. Q
C. R

80
60
40
20
0
Plant P Plant Q Plant R Plant S

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22. Study the given diagram and select the correct option regarding it.

A. X is penguin



B. Z is crane

C. Y is duck

D. Both A and C
23. Study the 4 set-ups below. Which two of them can be used to show that water expands
when heated and contracts when cooled?



A.
B.
C.
D.

P and Q
Q and S
P and S
R and S

24. Read the given passage.



Food contains substances which provide energy for survival and growth of our body.
These substances are called nutrients. Nutrients are grouped into carbohydrates, fats
proteins, 'L' and 'M'. Roughage and 'N' also form a part of our food.

'L', 'M' and 'N' are found in rich-amount in which of these?

A. Cereals and Oats


C. Milk and Butter

B. Fruits and vegetables


D. Eggs and meat

25. Which organ system is mainly involved for the activity


as shown in the figure?

A. Digestive system


B. Excretory system

C. Respiratory system

D. All of these
26. The region of the Earth near the __________ receives almost the same amount of sunlight
through out the year. This region always remains hot and has days and night of equal
duration. On the other hand the __________ receive(s) sunlight only for six months and
remain(s) dark for the next six months.

Select the correct sequence of words to fill the blanks in the above given passage.


A. Northern hemisphere, Southern hemisphere


B. Southern hemisphere, Northern hemisphere

C. Equator, Poles
D. Axis, Equator

27. Which among these will be least useful to send an immediate message?

A. Post card


B. E-mail

C. Short Message Service
D. Fax
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28. Which among these would be the best material to use, while making the handle of a
tea kettle?

A. Aluminium

B. Wood

C. Glass

D. Iron

29. The given diagram shows 2 shadows formed by a tree and a 3-metre
tall lamp post. If the shadow of the tree is 15 metres long and that of
the lamp post is 4.5 metres long, what is the height of the tree?
A. 10.0 m
C. 13.5 m

B. 10.5 m
D. 22.5 m

30. refer the given food web. How many food


chains are there in this food web?
A. Three

B. Four

C. Five

D. Six

Caterpillar

Bulbul
Plant

Grasshopper
Snake
Hawk

Lizard

AcHIEVERs sEcTION
31. refer the given figure showing different types of bird's feet and answer the questions
that follow.

(a) Which of these bird feet is suitable for climbing and clinging to the bark of trees?

(b) Which of these bird feet has talons?
(a)
(b)
A. d
e
B. g
d
C. d
g
e
g
d
D. g
f
f
32. The women 'X' and 'Y' in the given picture have to overcome two kinds of forces 'M'
and 'N' respectively to carry their groceries.
read the given statements about forces 'M' and 'N'
Select the INCorrECT statement(s)
Force 'M'
re g a rd i n g t h e f o rc e s ' M ' a n d ' N '
(a) It prevents us from slipping
when we walk.
respectively.
(b) It causes objects to move
faster.
Force 'M'
Force 'N'
(c) It is produced more on the
A. a only
a and c
smooth surface.

B. b and c

b only
Force 'N'
Y
X
(a)
It acts at a distance

C. b and c

a and c
(b) It is stronger along the equator than at the poles.

D. b only

a and b
(c) All objects have weight because of it.
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33. 'X' vehicles are not owned by us. We have to pay to travel by them.

(a) Select an example of 'X' vehicles.

(b) Which of the 'X' vehicles can run on rail tracks laid on road?

(a)
(b)

A. Motorcycle

Metro

B. Aeroplane

Tram

C. Bicycle

Cable car

D. Ship

Scooter
34. The flow chart

P

A. Air

B. Oxygen




C. Water




D. Carbon


dioxide

below shows the characteristics of few substances.


Q
R
S
Matter
Flour
Perfume Paper cup
No
Is it visible?
Perfume
Milk
Metal
vapour

button
Does it have
No
No
Yes
a smell?
Carbon
Jelly
Air
P
Q
R
monoxide
Nail
Copper Vinegar
polish
coin

Yes
Does it have a
Yes
definite shape?
S

35. A cup was placed under a dripping tap. After a while, a puddle of water was found around
the cup.

Which of the following statements is true for the above activity?

(1) Water has a definite shape


(2) Water occupies space.

(3) Water has a definite volume. Space for Rough Work

A. 1 and 2

B. 2 and 3

C. 1 and 3

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16th

SET B
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MENTAL ABILITY
1.

How many more squares must be shaded so that 3 of figure gets


4
shaded with red colour?
A.
B.
C.
D.

2.

11
10
9
12

Study the picture graph carefully and find how many less
biscuits did Keya bake than Alina and Riya together?
A.
B.
C.
D.

3.

Name

15
20
10
25

Biscuits Baked

Alina
Keya
Riya
1

= 5 Biscuits

Priya celebrates her birthday on second Sunday of August

July 20XX

20XX. On which date she will celebrate her birthday?


A. 8th August
B. 3rd August
C. 10th August
D. 11th August
4.

Find the missing figure in the figure pattern given below?


___
?__
A.

5.

B.

C.

D.

Which of the following is 366 more than the greatest four digit number?
A. 10355

B. 10365

C. 10265
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6.

Find the rule followed by the machine from input to output.


A.
B.
C.
D.

7.

Output

6
2
5
9

13
5
11
19

Multiply by 1 and add 6


Add 7
Multiply by 2 and add 1
Subtract 2 and add 3

`
`
`
`

250
50
150
300

Which of the following options is true?

20

10

of
of
of
of

10

20

Cost
Cost
Cost
Cost

A.
B.
C.
D.
9.

Input

There are 5 balls in a packet. What is the cost of 5 packets, if one ball cost ` 10?
A.
B.
C.
D.

8.

1-burger, 1-can and 1-ball is ` 60


1-burger, 1-can and 1-icecream is ` 50
1-burger, 1-can and 2-balls is ` 70
2-burgers, 1-icecream and 1-ball is ` 80

Select the correct mirror image of the given word, if the mirror is placed along MN.
N

A. SCITAMEHTAM
MATHEMATICS
B.
C.
D. MATHEMATICS

MATHEMATICS

MATHEMATICS

10. If figures in the first half of the series are reversed, then which will be the 9th from left
of 3rd figure from right end?
A.

B.

C.
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SCIENCE
11. All planets in the solar system rotate anticlockwise, except 'X'. It is the only planet that
rotates clockwise. What is planet 'X'?
A. Earth
B. Venus

C. Saturn

D. Jupiter

12. The given figure illustrates that the living things ______ .
A.
B.
C.
D.

Need air to breathe


Need food to grow
Produce young ones
Feel changes around them

13. The beak of a Pigeon is strong, short and hard that helps it to crack
open its food. Which among these beaks serves the same function?
A.

B.

C.

14. Study the given flow chart.


Which group does organ
belong to?
A.
B.
C.
D.

d
f
g
e

Pigeon

D.

Organ System

e
Digests and
absorbs food for
the use of the
body

Works together
Pumps
blood to
with the skeletal
system in order to every part
of the body
move the body

g
Exchanges
gases for
the body

15. The water level in the given measuring cylinder rises when objects 'a, b and c' are
placed in it. Observe the changes in the water level and select the correct volume of
68 cm3
88 cm3
91 cm3
98 cm3
object 'a'.
A. 23 cm3
B. 10 cm3
Water
c
C. 20 cm3
b
b
c
3
a
a
a
D. 13 cm
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16. Observe the given figure. What is the time of the day?



A.
B.
C.
D.

Morning
Noon
Afternoon
Evening

17. Read the given conversation and select the incorrect option regarding them.

A. Rohit will not be able to distinguish fish curry
Rohit : My nose is blocked.
and cardamom kheer by smelling them.

B. Yogesh will not be able to distinguish silk cloth Shiv : My eyes are itching because
some dirt particles entered in
and jute sack.
them.

C. It is difficult for Shiv to distinguish black and
Yogesh : I find difficulty to breathe when
blue colours.
the air is polluted.

D. Both B and C
18. Select the correct statement.

A. Sound travels through a vacuum.

B. Sound travels slowest in a solid medium.

C. Sound travels fastest in a gaseous medium.

D. An echo is produced when sound is reflected back to us.
19. Study Shubham's family tree as shown below. Shubham has two sisters and one sisterin-law. Which letter in the family tree represents Shubham?

A. K

B. F

C. G

D. E

Key :
G

Male
Female

20. Observe the given diagram and select the correct option regarding it.



A.
B.
C.
D.

The diagram illustrates lunar eclipse


The Moon will cast a shadow on the Earth
People on Earth will observe new Moon
All of these

Moon
Sunlight

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21. Read the given passage and select the correct option.
A. Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic
are five Q's.
B. Water of P and Q is not fit for drinking
C. P is Sea and Q is Ocean.
D. All of these

P and Q are very large bodies of water.


They contain salty water. P is a part
of Q that is partially surrounded by
land. Q is a body of salt water with
no boundaries and limitless volume.

22. Bamboo, mud, leaves and straw are the main components to construct which type of
house ?
A. Bungalow

B. Skyscraper

C. Kutcha house

D. Tent house.

23. What is INCORRECT regarding the given vehicle?


A. It is a special means of transport
B. It carries special equipment and fire fighters
C. It helps to put out fire
D. None of these
24. Some boiling water was poured into a beaker and heated over a flame. After ten
minutes, the beaker was removed and put into the freezer for two hours. Which of the
following graphs shows the changes in the temperature of the water throughout the
experiment?
Temperature (C)

A.

Temperature (C)

Temperature (C)

100

B.

100

C.
Time

Time

Temperature (C)

100

D.

100

Time

25. The given picture shows Amaera's grandmother is ______ sweater.


A.
B.
C.
D.

Weaving
Knitting
Tye and dying
Block printing

26. Select the INCORRECT match.


A. Postman Delivers letters
C. Teacher Maintains law and order

B. Cobbler Mends shoes


D. Nurse Treats people who are ill.

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27. I am neither insect nor worm. I have eight legs while insects have only six.

Who am I?

A. Honey bee
B. Centipede
C. Ant
D. Spider
28. Milk is a rich source of ________.

A. Protein
B. Calcium

C. Vitamins

29. Temple as shown in the given locality

is at _________.



A.
B.
C.
D.

North to W
South to Z
East to Y
West to X

D. All of these

Temple

30. Cover your mouth with your hands while _______.


A. Sneezing

B. Coughing

C. Yawning

D. All of these

ACHIEVERS SECTION
31. The diagram below shows two empty flasks (X and Y) connected by a glass tube. There





is a drop of ink in the tube.


Which of the following will cause the drop of ink to
move towards Flask Y?
a. Put Flask X in a basin containing ice.
b. Put Flask Y in a basin containing ice.
X
c. Put Flask X in a basin containing hot water.
d. Put Flask Y in a basin containing hot water.
A. a and b
B. a and d
C. b and c

Drop of ink
Y
D. c and d

32. Refer the given picture showing process 'R' that is carried out in plants at night. During
'R', plants intake gas 'P' and release gas 'Q'. What are P, Q and R?




A.
B.
C.
D.

P
Carbon dioxide
Oxygen
Oxygen
Carbon dioxide

Oxygen
Carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Oxygen

Respiration
Respiration
Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis

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33. Deepak is going out of town to visit his friend who has been hospitalized. Hospital is
near to a famous ancient well. Which of these symbols (d, e, f or g) on map will help
Deepak in locating the hospital?

A. d and f

B. e and g

C. d and g

D. e and f
34. Four children made the following statements about birds.

Whose statements about birds are true?
Ashok : All birds can fly.

A. Ashok and Beena
Beena : All birds have a beak.

B. Beena and Shuchi
Shuchi : All birds have an outer covering of feathers.

C. Beena, Shuchi and Enna
Enna : Most birds lay eggs, while some give birth to their
young ones.

D. Beena, Shuchi and Ashok
35. Study the given flow chart and select the correct option regarding forces X, Y and Z.

A. Force 'Y' is caused by the


pulling and pushing actions of
magnets
B. Force 'Z' causes objects to
move slowly
C. Force 'X' is lesser on smoother
surface
D. Both A and C

Force acts at
a distance

No

Force opposes
motion

Yes

No

Force of
repulsion as
well

Yes

Yes
Force of
attraction only
Yes
Z

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logical reasoning
1. In the figure, there are ______ possible combinations of 1 boy and
2 girls.



A.
B.
C.
D.

10
12
8
6

Sanchi Kush
Manha Pranay
Sidak
Sidhi

2. Select the correct mirror image of Figure (X) along the mirror MN.
M

Figure (X)

A.

B.

C.

D.

3. Which of the following words is not embedded in the Figure (X)?




A. ON
B. TO
C. QO

D. OK

Figure (X)

4. If 'Pen' is written as 'Eraser', 'Eraser' is written as 'Book' and 'Book' is written as


'Watch', then _______ is used to erase anything written wrong.

A. Pen

B. Eraser

5. Find the odd one out.

A.

D. Watch

C.

D.

B.

C. Book

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6. There is a certain relationship between fig. (i) and (ii).


Establish the same relationship between fig. (iii) and (iv)
by selecting a figure from the given options which will
replace the (?) in fig. (iv).
B.

A.

?
(i)

(ii)

C.

(iii)

(iv)

D.

7. Find the missing numbers, if a certain rule is followed in the figure.





A.
B.
C.
D.

56,
48,
56,
48,

80
80
88
88

8. Miss Jindal is taking an English test. The time (in mins) taken by each student is given
below.
Priya
19

Megha Garima
16

15

Latika

Amit

Zarrin

Vaishali

Tanu

Kavita

Komal

18

12

25

20

30

14

Who will finish the test first and who will be last respectively?

A. Kavita, Komal

B. Tanu, Kavita

C. Amit, Zarrin

D. Priya, Komal

9. Select the figure from the given options which will complete the pattern in Fig. (X).


A.

C.

B.

D.

10. Count the number of straight lines in the given figure.





A.
B.
C.
D.

20
21
22
23
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science
11. Shreya is a food lover. Her plate is always filled with a
variety of foods. Refer to the given figure, and identify
the type of food that is missing in Shreya's plate.

A. Energy-giving food

B. Body-building food

C. Protective food

D. None of the above
12. The given picture shows foot of a bird. Which of the birds given below
can have this type of foot?

A. Crow

B. Rooster

C. Woodpecker

D. Duck
13. Namita was stirring a spoonful of sugar into a glass of water. Initially, she could see the grains
of sugar swirling around, but after a few seconds, she could not see the sugar anymore.
What could be the reason for this?

A. The sugar evaporated.


C. The sugar sank into the bottom.

B. The sugar got dissolved.


D. The sugar turned into water.

14. It is not a good habit for children to wear X type of footwear as they can spoil the shape
of the feet, and can also cause back pain. Which of these is X type of footwears?

A.

B.

C.

D.

15. Why should freshwater be conserved and used wisely?



1. Its store is limited in nature.
2. We have plenty of freshwater.

3. Only river has freshwater.

4. We cannot use salty water for drinking, instead of freshwater.

5. We can use sea water, instead of freshwater.

A. 1, 3 and 5

B. 2 and 4

C. 1, 2 and 5

D. 1 and 4

16. Megha and Harsha are non-siblings who have common great grandparents but not
common grandparents. They are _______ .

A. First cousins

B. Second cousins

C. Step-cousins

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17. Which of the following actions do not require a twisting force?



A. Spinning a coin

C. Turning the water tap on

B. Pulling the rope in the tug of war


D. Opening a water bottle

18. Lizard is an example of group X and frog is an example of group Y. What is the common
feature of the animals of groups X and Y?

A. All of them are herbivores.


C. None of them have four legs.

B. All of them lay eggs.


D. None of them can survive in water.

Direction : Read the following passage and answer


Q. No. 19 and 20.
Beena placed a potted plant near the window in a dark
room as shown in Fig. 1 and noted the direction in which
the plant was growing. After few days she rotated the pot
in the position as shown in Fig. 2.

Fig. 1

Fig. 2

19. What would be her observation after few days?



A. The plant began to grow towards left i.e., against the direction of sunlight.

B. The plant again bent to the right i.e. towards sunlight.

C. The plant died.


D. None of these
20. What does the above experiment prove?

A. Plants grow away from sunlight.

C. Plants grow towards sunlight.

B. Plants die in sunlight.


D. Plants grow in the presence of air.

21. Refer to the given pictures of a heron and a kingfisher. Both


have similar long, sharp pointed beaks, but their feet are
quite different. What does it suggest?



A.
B.
C.
D.

They eat similar kind of food.


They live in different habitats.
Their hunting methods are different.
All of these

Heron

Kingfisher

22. Read the given statement.



'X' is the only organ system which comprises of a different set of organs in male and
female individuals.

Which of the following is X?

A. Respiratory system
C. Reproductive system

B. Circulatory system
D. Digestive system
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23. Which of the following statements are true for the Republic Day?

1. On 26th January 1947, India became a Republic.

2. India got a constitution a set of rules on the day.

3. On Republic Day, a parade is taken out on the Rajpath, in New Delhi.

4. The Prime Minister hoists the National flag at Red Fort, in Old Delhi.

A. 1, 2 and 3

B. 2 and 3

C. 2, 3 and 4

D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

24. Richa was spinning a top. She wondered if the Earth is compared
to the top, then _______ of the Earth can be compared to X. Select
the correct option to fill up the blank.



A.
B.
C.
D.

North Pole
South Pole
Axis
Equator

25. Match the column I with column II and select the correct option.
Column I Column II

p. A rock put out under sun
1. Changes into solid

q. Coconut oil put in freezer
2. Changes into liquid

r. Water put on burning stove
3. Changes into gas

s. Ice cream kept on a table
4. No change

A. p-1, q-2, r-3, s-4 B. p-3, q-2, r-4, s-1

C. p-4, q-1, r-3, s-2 D. p-4, q-1, r-2, s-3

26. Two means of transport (1 and 2) are given below. Identify them and select the correct option
regarding 1 and 2.



A.
B.
C.
D.

1
2
1
2

is
is
is
is

a
a
a
a

crane, which runs on land.


parachute, which flies in air.
firetruck, which runs on land.
glider, which dives in water.

27. Ashus pet was hit by a car on road and got injured. To whom should Ashu rush to get
first aid for his pet?

A. Carpenter

B. Astronaut

C. Physician

D. Veterinarian

28. Harsh, Niketan and Shubh were making a craft project together. For the project, Harsh
bought one kilogram of marbles, Niketan bought one kilogram of glitter particles and
Shubh bought one kilogram of feathers. Select the correct option based on this data.



A.
B.
C.
D.

Harsh's bag will be the heaviest among them.


Shubh's bag will be the lightest among them.
All of them will have the equally heavy bags.
Both A and B
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29. A piece of metal is not a source of light because it does not ___________.

A. Shine brightly


C. Have a shiny surface

B. Give off its own light


D. Allow light to pass through

30. According to the weather forecast marked in July calender given below, which of these
should be worn on 3rd July 20XX?
July 20XX

A.
B.
C.
D.

Raincoat
Woollen socks
Silk scarf
Leather jacket

2
Sunny

Cloudy

Rainy

Cloudy

ACHIEVERS SECTION
31. Four school friends went on a jungle safari. Next day, they narrated what they saw in the
jungle to their other friends.
I saw that a
snake swallowed
a frog.

Hari

I saw many
squirrels, who were
sucking the nectar
of flowers.

There was a
big elephant who
was eating a tiger.

Shaurya

Varsha

There was a
small pond and a
dog was lapping
water from it.

Hiral

Which of the above four friends was/were lying?


A. Hari and Shaurya

B. Shaurya and Varsha
C. Varsha and Hiral

D. Varsha only

32. When astronauts are out in the space, either they communicate using radios or talk to
one another by touching their helmets. Which of the following statements holds true about
communication in space?

1. Sound is a vibration that cannot travel through vacuum.

2. Sound vibrations can travel through the material of the helmet to the other.

3. Radiowaves can travel through vacuum.

4. Helmets have speakers built in them which produce sounds when touched.

A. 4 only

B. 2 and 3

C. 1, 2 and 3

D. 1 and 4

33. The different shapes of the Moon are shown in the given figures. Identify the shape of
the Moon when:

1. the Moon is between the Earth and Sun.

2. the side of the Moon facing the Earth is fully illuminated by the Sun.


1
2
1
2

A.
B.





D.

C.





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34. The following activities involve the use of different forces.



1. Squeezing a balloon to change its shape and size.

2. Stopping a pram that is moving towards you.

3. Stretching a rubber band to change its length.

4. Dragging a toy car.

Identify the force involved in the activities mentioned above.


A.

B.

C.

D.

1
Push
Push
Pull
Pull

2
Push
Pull
Pull
Push

3
Pull
Push
Push
Pull

4
Pull
Push
Push
Push

35. The table below shows the property of materials S, T and U


Material

Property of
material

Allows almost all light Allows some light to Does not allow light to
to pass through
pass through
pass through

A burning candle is placed behind sheets made of either S, T and U. In which of the
given options will Kumar be able to see the candle's flame most clearly?

A.

B.

C.
T

D.

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6. Complete the given number pattern.





A.
B.
C.
D.

61
59
57
62

89

82

75

68

54

7. _____ is fifth to the left of R, if U and S are removed from the given arrangement.

A.

B.

C.

D.

8. Count the number of circles in the given figure.





A.
B.
C.
D.

15
14
12
13

9. Which word CANNOT be formed from the given letters?

T, O, V, U, I, W, N, S, P, R, Q, H, D, Q

A. HOUR

B. RUSH

C. NEWS

D. WORD

10. If Yesterday was Monday, then day after tomorrow will be _____.

A. Thursday

B. Wednesday

C. Friday

D. Saturday

SCIENCE
11. What can be the reason that a taxi driver has to be more careful when driving on a rainy
day than driving on a hot summer day?



A.
B.
C.
D.

Gravitational force between taxi and road is higher on a hot summer day.
Frictional force between taxi and road is lower on a rainy day.
Gravitational force between taxi and road is lower on a rainy day.
Frictional force between taxi and road is lower on a hot summer day.
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12.

Study the above given flowchart and select the correct option regarding it.

A.
B.
C.
D.

e - Do
d - Do
g - Do
f - Do

not
not
not
not

stand in the queue.


touch stoves, heaters, toasters or electric fan when they are switched ON.
fly kites in open fields.
cross the road when the traffic light is red.

13. In reference to the bird's adaptation, which of these is incorrectly paired?





A.
B.
C.
D.

Talons
Streamlined body
Down feathers
Wings and tail

For grasping prey


Reducing weight for flight
Keeping warm
Flying and balancing

14. Wet clothes dry faster on a _______.





A.
B.
C.
D.

Cool, dry day with a cloudy sky


Hot, windy day with a cloudless sky
Warm, windless day with a cloudless sky
Cool, windy day with grey clouds in the sky

15. When Shivam sings in the bathroom, his voice sounds much richer than the normal. This
is because ______.



A.
B.
C.
D.

Moisture in the air helps lubricate his vocal cord


Sound waves reflected from the hard surfaces of the bathroom add richness to his voice
Sound waves have a shorter distance to travel to his ear
Water present in the bathroom absorbs all the unpleasant sounds

16. In the given food web, a, b, c, d, e and f are animals.


Which of the following eat both plants and animals?



A.
B.
C.
D.

a and e
c and e
b and f
d and f
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e

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17. The given cloth is suitable for making _______ .





A.
B.
C.
D.

T-shirt
Sweater
Socks
Raincoat

18. At an age of 7-8 years, which of these works you could do in your family to help your
family members?



A.
B.
C.
D.

You
You
You
You

can
can
can
can

cook food for them.


earn money and bring things from the market.
set table for meals.
paint the doors.

19. Select the correct option regarding P, Q, R, S and T.





A.
B.
C.
D.

P, R and T help in maintaining law and order.


P and Q treat the sick and ill people.
We need the help of R, S and T to build a house.
S and T keep our money and jewellery safe.

P takes care of patients. Q


sells flowers. R fits taps, pipes,
basins, etc. S lays bricks and
fixes them with cement. T paints
the doors and windows.

20. Renus grandmother got seriously ill in afternoon and needs to be taken to hospital
immediately. In such situation, which of the following modes she should most preferably
use in order to communicate to her father who was in his office?

A. E-mail

B. Letter

C. Radio broadcast D. Phone call

21. Which of the following festivals is celebrated on the same date every year?

A. Raksha Bandhan B. Janmashtami

C. Durga Puja

D. Christmas

22. Read the given statements :



1. It is a big ball of gases.
2. It produces light and heat energy.

3. Many objects orbit around it in a definite manner.

Which of the following heavenly bodies is being referred to in the above statements?

A. Sun

B. Earth

C. Moon

D. Neptune

23. Kriti loves woodworking. She carved a statue, sanded it smooth and painted it. Which of
the following properties of wood did she change?

A. Shape, texture and colour


C. Texture, mass and flexibility

B. Shape, colour and smell


D. Colour, texture and flexibility
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24. Which of the following options correctly represents the lunar eclipse?

A.
Moon

Sun

B.
Earth

Earth

C.


Earth

Sun

D.

Moon

Mars

Moon

Moon

Earth

Sun

25. The given diagram shows a tennis ball rolling on the ground in the

direction indicated by the thickest arrow. The directions of frictional
force and gravitational force acting on the ball respectively are
______ and ______.

A. 1, 2

B. 2, 4

C. 3, 4

2
3

1
4

D. 4, 3

26. Which of these organ systems gives shape and support to our body and protects the
important organs of the body such as lungs, brain, liver, heart, etc.?

A.

B.

C.

D.

27. Varun put a pan of water on a burning stove but he forgot to take it off. Which of the
following options correctly represents the possible change in the water content of the
pan with time?

A.

Water
content


Time

B.

Water
content

C.

Water
content


Time

Time

D.

Water
content
Time

28. Match column I with column II and select the correct option.

Column I

Column II

a. Hail
1. Solid Ice

b. Rain
2. Water drops

c. Snow
3. Ice crystals

A. a-1, b-2, c-3

B. a-2, b-1, c-3

C. a-3, b-2, c-1

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D. a-2, b-3, c-1

17th NSO - SET B

Direction : Study the passage carefully and answer questions


29 and 30.
Latika carried out an experiment with four strings. The strings were
of equal length and thickness. She kept adding weights on each
string until each string broke. She then tabulated her results in a
table as shown.

String

Weight

230 g

150 g

110 g

290 g

29. What is the aim of the experiment?



A. To test the flexibility of each string.


C. To test the weight of each string.

B. To test the strength of each string.


D. To test the thickness of each string.

30. If Latika wants to use a string to tie a load of 130 g, which of the following string(s) could
she use?

A. X only

B. Y only

C. X and Y

D. W, X and Z

ACHIEVERS SECTION
31. Observe the given pictures carefully and select the
correct conclusion regarding liquids X, Y and Z.



A.
B.
C.
D.

Liquid X is
Liquid Y is
Liquid X is
Liquid Y is

transparent and liquid Z is translucent.


opaque and liquid Z is translucent. X
transparent and liquid Z is opaque.
transparent and liquid Z is opaque.

32. Read the discussion given below. Which option holds true regarding this discussion?
Sanjay : Railways involve high construction and maintenance cost.
Kunal : A few states of India lack a good railway network.
Amit : The construction of railways is very difficult and costly in flat land whereas it
can easily be done in mountainous region.
Rajeev : Areas with less industrial development cannot compensate the cost of construction
of railways, hence have less railway network.



A.
B.
C.
D.

Only Sanjay and Amit are correct.


Amit and Rajeev gave the reasons of Kunals statement.
Sanjay and Rajeev gave the reasons of Kunals statement.
Amit gave the explanation of Sanjays statement.
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17th NSO - SET B

Direction : Refer to the given word grid and answer questions


33 and 34.
33. How many names of herbivores and omnivores are
respectively hidden in the given word grid? (You may check
from top to bottom, from left to right and crossways to
find words.)



A. 5, 4
B. 4, 3
C. 6, 2

B C

D N

B W

C O W T

R C U

G W

V W A

P O M

Q U R

T W

R C R

O M K

K
L

D. 3, 5

34. Which of the following animals can you find in this word grid?

a. The tallest land animal
b. The fastest running land animal

c. The largest land animal
d. The largest animal on earth

A. a and c

B. c only

C. a and d

D. b, c and d

35. When a seedling grows, it depends on the seed leaves for nutrition until the first leaves
are formed. Which of the following graph correctly identifies the changes in mass of
seed leaf (X) and shoot (Y) over time?
Mass (g)

Mass (g)

Mass (g)

Mass (g)
Y

A.


X
0 2 4 6 8 Time
(day)

B.

X
X

C.

D.

Y
0 2 4 6 8 Time
(day)

0 2 4 6 8 Time
(day)

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0 2 4 6 8 Time
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ANSWER KEYS
13TH NSO
1.
8.
15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.

(C)
(D)
(B)
(D)
(A)
(D)
(B)
(C)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.
37.
44.

(C)
(C)
(D)
(A)
(B)
(A)
(C)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.
38.
45.

(C)
(C)
(B)
(D)
(C)
(C)
(A)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.
39.
46.

(C)
(D)
(C)
(C)
(C)
(A)
(D)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.
40.
47.

(B)
(B)
(D)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(A)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.
41.
48.

(D)
(B)
(B)
(A)
(A)
(D)
(B)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.
42.
49.

(C)
(D)
(D)
(A)
(D)
(B)
(C)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

(B)
(C)
(A)
(A)
(B)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

(B)
(C)
(C)
(A, D)
(A)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

(C)
(D)
(D)
(B)
(A)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

(A)
(B)
(A)
(A)
(C)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

(B)
(B)
(B)
(C)
(D)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

(D)
(D)
(D)
(D)
(B)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

(C)
(D)
(C)
(B)
(B)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

(C)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(D)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

(D)
(A)
(C)
(C)
(B)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

(C)
(A)
(B)
(C)
(B)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

(A)
(D)
(C)
(A)
(B)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

(D)
(C)
(C)
(B)
(B)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

(B)
(D)
(B)
(C)
(C)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

(C)
(A)
(B)
(D)
(B)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

(A)
(B)
(D)
(D)
(D)

14TH NSO
1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

(C)
(A)
(D)
(C)
(C)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

(D)
(C)
(B)
(A)
(C)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

(D)
(C)
(D)
(C)
(C)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

(B)
(B)
(A)
(C)
(B)
15TH NSO
SETA

1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

(D)
(B)
(D)
(D)
(A)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

(B)
(A)
(B)
(A)
(B)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

(D)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(D)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

(C)
(C)
(C)
(D)
(D)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

(D)
(C)
(A)
(C)
(C)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

(C)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(C)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

(C)
(C)
(C)
(D)
(D)
SETB
(D)
(C)
(B)
(C)
(A)
16TH NSO
SETA

1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

(A)
(C)
(A)
(D)
(A)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

(B)
(A)
(D)
(B)
(D)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

(B)
(C)
(D)
(B)
(D)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

(B)
(B)
(D)
(C)
(A)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

(A)
(A)
(A)
(D)
(D)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

(D)
(C)
(D)
(D)
(C)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

(D)
(B)
(C)
(C)
(B)
SETB
(B)
(B)
(D)
(B)
(B)
17TH NSO
SETA

1.

(B)

2.

(B)

3.

(C)

4.

(C)

5.

(B)

6.

(B)

7.

(C)

8.

(B)

9.

(D)

10.

(B)

11.

(D)

12.

(C)

13.

(B)

14.

(D)

15.

(D)

16.

(B)

17.

(B)

18.

(B)

19.

(B)

20.

(C)

21.

(D)

22.

(C)

23.

(B)

24.

(C)

25.

(C)

26.

(C)

27.

(D)

28.

(C)

29.

(B)

30.

(A)

31.

(B)

32.

(C)

33.

(A)

34.

(A)

35.

(C)

SETB
1.

(C)

2.

(B)

3.

(A)

4.

(A)

5.

(B)

6.

(A)

7.

(C)

8.

(D)

9.

(C)

10.

(A)

11.

(B)

12.

(B)

13.

(B)

14.

(B)

15.

(B)

16.

(B)

17.

(D)

18.

(C)

19.

(C)

20.

(D)

21.

(D)

22.

(A)

23.

(A)

24.

(D)

25.

(C)

26.

(C)

27.

(D)

28.

(A)

29.

(B)

30.

(D)

31.

(C)

32.

(C)

33.

(None) 34.

(B)

35.

(A)

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