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CLASS 4

Contents
10th NCO 2010
11th NCO 2011
12th NCO 2012 - SET A
12th NCO 2012 - SET B
13th NCO 2013 - SET A
13th NCO 2013 - SET B
14th NCO 2014 - SET A
14th NCO 2014 - SET B

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SUCCESS

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Success

The Secrets of
SUCCESS

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Class

1 to 10

JEE (Main & Advanced) | AIPMT | BOARDS | OLYMPIAD | NTSE

FOUNDATION COURSE
For Classes 7, 8, 9 & 10
Class 7

Class 8

Class 9

Class 10

Class 4
10th

Year 2010

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Class 4 | 10th NCO - 2010

MENTAL ABILITY
1. What number is shown here ?

(A) 90010

(B) 9010

(C) 9000

(D) 9100

2.


Farah wants to measure how much water the adjoining pitcher can
hold. Which of the following units of measurement should she use?
(A) Litre


(B) Metre
(C) Kilogram


(D) Centimetre

3.




The adjoining chart shows the number of markers


in the desks of some students.
Which two students have a total number of markers
that could be shared equally among three students?
(A) Naitik and Harsh (B) Naitik and Tarun
(C) Sanjay and Naitik (D) Sanjay and Tarun

4. Gautam had 40 marbles. He divided the marbles equally among 8 students by putting
the marbles in bags. Which of the following model shows how the 40 marbles were
divided?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

5. Look at these numbers.


6 7 8 11
Choose two numbers from the list to complete the multiplication sentence.

(A) 6 and 8

6.



Fill in the missing number :


(A) 0000
(B) 1111
(C) 1000
(D) 0001

(B) 7 and 8

(C) 8 and 11

(D) 6 and 11

7. Rima added eight thousand, nine hundred and nine. Which number will she get?

(A) 8,904
(B) 8,709
(C) 8,909
(D) 8,919

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8. A teacher handed out textbooks for Maths, Hindi, English, Science and Social Studies.
There were 22 students in the class. Each student received 1 textbook for each of these
subjects. What is the total number of textbooks the teacher handed out?

(A) 101
(B) 115
(C) 110
(D) 100
9. Dev read number of pages each month as given in
the table.

In which month did Dev read the most pages?

(A) January

(B) February

(C) March

(D) April

10. What fraction of the figure is unshaded?


5
7

(A)

(B)
16
16
7
5

(C)

(D)
12
12
11. Look at the adjoining group of numbers.

What do these numbers have in common?

(A) They are all even numbers less than 500

(B) They are all even numbers greater than 200

(C) They are all odd numbers less than 500

(D) They are all odd numbers greater than 200
12. Which shape shows the fraction 2/4 shaded ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

13. Which sign belongs in the blank? 18 1 ___ 3 + (6 + 6)



(A) <


(B) =

(C) >


(D) Can't be determined
14. Look at the given pictograph.

How many books did the class read in all?

(A) 220

(B) 22

(C) 240

(D) 280

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15. Akshat saw a shape with 4 sides, with opposite sides parallel. Which shape could Akshat
have seen?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

Logical and Analytical Reasoning


16. Vineet put 70 plastic cups in the first stack, 80 plastic cups in the second stack, and
90 plastic cups in the third stack. If this pattern continues, how many plastic cups will
Vineet put in the fourth stack?

(A) 100
(B) 108
(C) 106
(D) 107
17. I am a two-digit number. I have seven in the ten's place. You say me when you count by
ten's. What number am I ?

(A) 77
(B) 70
(C) 17
(D) 700
18. How much does

cost ?
,

(A) Rs. 5

,

(B) Rs. 3

(C) Rs. 4

(D) Rs. 2

19. Nikita drove from her house to the park. She drove 15 blocks East, 10 blocks North,
15 blocks West, 5 blocks North and stopped at the park. Where is the park in relation
to Nikita's house?

(A) 15 blocks North (B) 5 blocks North
(C) 45 blocks West (D) 15 blocks East
20. The given table shows the total number of plants Aman
has in different numbers of rows in his garden.

Which of the following correctly describes the
relationship in the table?

(A) Number of rows 2 = total number of plants

(B) Number of rows 14 = total number of plants

(C) Number of rows 7 = total number of plants

(D) Number of rows 7 = total number of plants
21. Aryan made a secret code with symbols. All of his symbols shared a common characteristic.
Some of the symbols for his code are shown below.

These are not part of Aryan's secret code.

Which of the following could be part of Aryan's code?

(A)

(B)

(C)

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(D)

Class 4 | 10th NCO - 2010

22. Preeti made the given input-output table.


What is the output when the input is 24?

(A) 3

(B) 7

(C) 8

(D) 9

23. Ishika made bracelets for her friends. The diagram given below shows the choices of
bead shapes and bead colours available.

How many different combinations of 1 bead shape and 1 bead colour are possible ?
(A) 21
(B) 14
(C) 10
(D) 28

24. Lakshay's number machine follows the same rule each time he puts in a number.

Lakshay puts the number 10 into his machine. What number will come out?
(A) 20
(B) 15
(C) 12
(D) 2

25. How many unit cubes (





(A) 5
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9

) are needed to make the given solid figure ?

26. Look at the given pattern :




How would you show this pattern using letters ?


(A) ABA
(B) AAB
(C) ABC

27. How has this figure been transformed ?



It has been __ .

(A) Reflected
(B) Rotated

(C) Translated

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(D) AB

(D) Shifted

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28. At a grocery store, there were 180 cereal boxes on shelves. There were 6 different brands
of cereals, and there were an equal number of boxes of each brand. What is the way of
determining the number of cereal boxes of each brand on these shelves ?

(A) Subtract 6 from 180
(B) Add 6 and 180

(C) Multiply 180 by 6

(D) Divide 180 by 6
29. The list given below shows the number of students out of 30 who choose different foods
in the cafeteria.
11 students choose pizza
4 students choose burger
3 students choose sandwich
? students choose salad

How many students choose salad?

(A) 18, because 11 + 4 + 3 = 18
(B) 26, because 30 (11 4 3) = 26

(C) 12, because 30 11 4 3 = 12
(D) 20, because 30 (11 4) 3 = 20
30. The vanilla cake is larger than the coconut cake. The vanilla cake is smaller than the
chocolate cake. Which cake is smallest ?

(A) Chocolate cake

(B) Coconut cake


(D) Data is insufficient

(C) Vanilla cake

Computers and information technology


31. The part of computer that performs all mathematical and logical operations is _____ .

(A) CPU
(B) Keyboard
(C) Calculator
(D) Motherboard
32. Which of the following button will you use to multiply two numbers using a computer
calculator?
(B) +
(C) *
(D) /

(A) l

33.

are termed as _____ .


(A) Peripherals

(B) Programs

(C) Softwares

(D) Input devices

34. Match the following


i.

1. Fill

ii.

2. Text

iii.


4. Brush
iv.
(A) (i) 2, (ii) 1, (iii) 4, (iv) 3
(C) (i) 2, (ii) 4, (iii) 3, (iv) 1

3. Magnifier
(B) (i) 3, (ii) 2, (iii) 4, (iv) 1
(D) (i) 4, (ii) 3, (iii) 2, (iv) 1

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35. You have a great picture of your new bicycle, that you want to send to your friend. The
way to put the picture into the computer is _______ .

(A) By scanning it
(B) By printing it
(C) By copying it
(D) By saving it
36. Commands at the top of a screen such as : FILE-EDIT-VIEW-TOOLS, to operate and
change things within programs are located on _____ .

(A) User friendly
(B) Word processor
(C) Tool bar
(D) Menu bar
37. ? REPEAT 4 [FD40 RT90]

? PU

? RT 45

? FD 20

? PD

? Fill

The above set of commands will _____
(A) Paint the given area

(B) Draw a rectangle

(C) Draw a circle and paint the area with solid colour

(D) Draw a square and paint the area with solid colour
38. Which tool helps us to draw like a brush on the paint area in MS-Paint ?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

39. The tool which helps us to make the size of the drawing look bigger is ____ .

(A)

(B)

40. We insert our pen drives in _______ port.



(A) Firewire
(B) LPT

(C)

(C) COM 1

41. Tom and Jerry, Tarzan, Superman are examples of ______ .



(A) Multimedia
(B) Animation
(C) Video
42.
generally allows you to _______ .

(A) Open a previously saved document

(C) Open new document

(D)
(D) USB
(D) Text

(B) Open a Folder


(D) Save a file

43. The command that clears the graphic screen of LOGO is ______ .

(A) CS
(B) DRAW
(C) CLEAN
(D) All of these
44. This device is used by the operator to move a pointer freely on the computer screen
so as to select operations or manipulate text or graphics.

(A) Modem
(B) Mouse
(C) UPS
(D) CPU
45. Which is not an operating system?
(B) Windows

(A) DOS

(C) MS-Word

(D) LINUX

46. The feature that permits a document on the screen to look just like it will when printed
is called ____ .

(A) Print preview
(B) Leading
(C) Justification
(D) Page layout

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47. Which of the following explains the method of saving a Microsoft file ?

(A) Go to FILE down to Save As, name your file and click save

(B) Press Ctrl+S (on keyboard) and give file name, then click save

(C) Go to
in the corner and click Yes when it asks you to save
(D) All of these

48. What does UPS stand for?



(A) Universal Power Switch

(C) Uninterrupted Power Supply

(B) Used Professional Software


(D) Using Professional Sound

49. The errors in our programs are called ____ .



(A) Grasshopper
(B) Spider
(C) Butterfly

(D) Bug

50. This invention helped make computers much smaller and faster. What is it called?

(A) Vacuum Tube




(C) Central Processing Unit

(B) Random Access Memory


(D) Integrated Circuit
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Class 4
11th

Year 2011

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Class 4 | 11th NCO - 2011

MENTAL ABILITY
1. From the digits 2, 5, 8, 7 and 3 form the smallest 5 digit even number and the
greatest 5 digit odd number. The difference between the numbers is _____ .
(A) 23578
(B) 63945
(C) 63954
(D) 87523
2. On adding 254 to the remainder when 542 is divided by 6 gives A. What is A?
(A) 252
(B) 2
(C) 256
(D) 260
3. What fraction of the square is shaded?
1
(A)
4
2
(C)
3

1

2
7
(D)
12
(B)

4. How many numbers between 10 and 30 are multiples of either 5 or 3 including 10


and 30 ?
(A) 12

(B) 13

(C) 15

(D) 10

5. Mona wakes up at 6:15 am. She takes 25 minutes to take bath, 15 minutes to eat
breakfast and 20 minutes to walk to school. At what time will she reach school?
(B)

(A)

(C)

(D)

6. Which of the following is not correctly matched ?


(B)

(A)

(C)

(D)

7. Harsh collected 124 stamps and Harry collected 47 stamps. How many stamps
must Harsh give to Harry so that Harry has half of what Harsh has now ?
(A) 8
(B) 10
(C) 12
(D) 15
8. Normal body temperature is 37C. When Rita was ill, her temperature rose by 2C.
What was her temperature when she was ill?
(A) 39C
(B) 40C
(C) 42C

(D) 45C

9. What is the weight of one cone?


(A) 220 gm
(B) 250 gm
(C) 350 gm
(D) 200 gm
10. Mr. Mohit bought 1300 apples. He threw away 52 rotten apples. He then put the remaining
apples equally into 8 boxes. How many apples did he put into each box?
(A) 150
(B) 156
(C) 162
(D) 165

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11. Lipika gave the cashier a ` 1000 note for one toy

car and two toy motorcycles. How much change
did she receive from the cashier?
(A) ` 300
(C) ` 400

(B) ` 500
(D) ` 450

12. Look at these blocks.


What number do the blocks represent?


(A) 28
(B) 84
(C) 80
(D) 40

13. In which design do 3/5 of the tiles have pictures of flowers ?


(B)

(A)

(C)

(D)

14. Kirti, Misha, Sasha and Annie sold


some of their cards at a yard sale.

According to the chart, who sold the
most cards?
(A) Kirti
(C) Sasha

(B) Misha
(D) Annie

15. What do these figures have in common?


(A) Both have at least one triangular face.
(B) Both have at least one rectangular face.
(C) Both have six faces.
(D) Both have eight vertices.

Logical and Analytical Reasoning


16. Jian made a pattern of numbers with cards.

Which rule describes the pattern of numbers on the cards?


(A) Subtract 10
(B) Subtract 14
(C) Multiply by 2

(D) Multiply by 4

17. If
(A) 1

(B) 0

(C) 2

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(D) 3

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18. The given figure is made up of 4 squares.



How many rectangles of all sizes, are there in the figure?
(A) 6

(B) 3

(C) 5 (D)

19. If yesterday was Saturday, what day of the week will it be 7 days from today?
(A) Saturday
(B) Sunday
(C) Monday
(D) Tuesday
20. Find the missing number.

(A) 93

(B) 111

(C) 918

(D) 981

21. What are the next three numbers in this pattern?


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

22. Which figure will complete the given figure to make a triangle?

(A)

(B)

23. What is the mirror image of

(C)

(D)

Mirror

(A)

(B)

24. In which figure


(A)

(C)

(D)

is embedded?
(B)

(C)

25. Count the number of triangles in the given figure.


(A) 12
(B) 13
(C) 11
(D) 14

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(D)

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26. Aki made a pattern by putting beads on a string.

If the pattern continues in the same way, which bead should be the next?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

27. If in a certain language 'RAM" means "MAR" and "GIRL" means "LRIG" then
"WATER" will be coded as ____ .
(A) REWAT
(B) RETWA

(C) RETAW

(D) TAWRE

28. Ali and John like to eat burger. John and Aman like to eat chips. Ali and Ansh
like to eat ice-cream. If burger and ice-cream are served which child will be the
most delighted?
(A) Ali

(B) John

(C) Aman

(D) Ansh

29. Geetu folded a square piece of paper in half. She then folded the paper in half
again. Which of the following cannot be the paper when she unfolds it?
(B)

(A)

(C)

(D)

30. The bags shown below contain different kinds of candy bars. Each bag has a
different number of candy bars inside.

Julie wants to buy 9 candy bars.


She can only buy unopened bags of candy.
She can buy more than one bag of any type of candy to get her 9 candy bars.
Which of the following can be the way in which she can buy candies?
(A) 1 nicker bar bag and 1 choco bar bag
(B) 2 choco bar bag and 2 sesame bar bag
(C) 1 fruit bar bag and 1 choco bar bag
(D) 2 nicker bars bag and 1 fruit bar bag

Computers and information technology


31. What general term describes the physical equipment of a computer system, such
as its video screen, keyboard and storage devices?
(A) Hardware
(B) Input
(C) Software
(D) Output

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32. Creating a MS-Word document would accomplish all of the following tasks except
which one?
(A) Developing a table of historical events
(B) Calculating the expenditures for the candy sale
(C) Typing a letter to a friend
(D) Writing an essay for history class
33. Which key moves the cursor to the beginning of the next line of text?
(A) Shift
(B) Enter
(C) Tab
(D) Backspace
34. You want to change the appearance of a document from that shown in Figure 1
to that shown in Figure 2.

Which area in the Page Setup dialogue box should you select?
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

35. Yesterday, Komal wrote a story using her word processing program. Today, she
wants to print the story. What must she do before she can print the story?
(A) Nothing, just print the story
(B) Check her handwritten copy
(C) Save the story
(D) Retrieve the story
36. Which do you press to get the colon (:) key?
(A) Ctrl + :
(B) Shift + P
(C) Alt + W

(D) Shift + ;

37. A computer which provides data to several PCs in a network is called a ______
(A) Minicomputer
(B) Server
(C) Client
(D) Mainframe
38. Using a word processor you can change ________ .
(A) The size of the font
(B) The typeface
(C) The size of the margins
(D) All of these
39. The file path for the document 'WWI' is : 'History > New Assignment > WWI.doc'

A new folder called 'Completed', is created in the History folder. The document is
moved into this new folder. What is the new file path?
(A) History > Completed > WWI.doc
(B) Completed > History > WWI.doc
(C) History > New Assignment > Completed > WWI.doc
(D) History > Completed > New Assignment > WWI.doc

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40. Input, processing, output and storage are the steps in the ________ .
(A) Information cycle
(B) Information processing cycle
(C) Data cycle
(D) Data processing cycle
41. Which of the following is an Instant Messenger ?
(A) Yahoo IM
(B) MSN Messenger
(C) Google Talk

(D) All of these

42. What is "font" ?


(A) The shape of the letters and characters in your document.
(B) A type of paper with tear-off edges used in computers.
(C) The speed at which your printer transmits letters.
(D) The brightness setting on your screen.
43. In a Design and Technology project you have typed: 'MY DT PROJECT'
You want to reformat to Bold. Which of the following shows the change?
(A) MY DT pROJECT (B) MY DT PROJECT (C) MY DT PROJECT
(D) MY DT pROJECT
44. Which of the following is not a search engine ?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

(C)

(D)

45. Find the odd one out.


(A)

(B)

46. E-mail is delivered by which of the following ?


(A) Postal carriers
(B) Message services (C) Computers

(D) FAX machines

47. Jenny is entering a paragraph in a word processing program. When the cursor
gets to the end of a paragraph, what is the best way for her to get the cursor to
the next line?
(A) Press the escape key
(C) Press the return/enter key

(B) Just keep typing


(D) Press the tab key

48. Match the following :


1. Zoom
2. undo
ndo
3. Skew
4. Stretch

( ) Elongate or shrink a picture in either horizontal or vertical


(p)
direction.
(Q) To reverse the last action performed.
(R) To magnify or diminish a picture as compared to original size.
(S) Change the angle of a drawing in either horizontal or vertical
direction.

(A) 1 S, 2 P, 3 Q, 4 R
(C) 1 R, 2 Q, 3 S, 4 P

(B) 1 P, 2 Q, 3 R, 4 S
(D) 1 Q, 2 P, 3 S, 4 R

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49. What would you do to highlight a word? Position the cursor next to the word, and
then _____ .
(A) Drag mouse while holding button down
(C) Roll mouse around

(B) Click mouse once


(D) Roll and then click mouse

50. This screenshot shows an e-mail with a number of attachments.

Which file attachment is largest in size?


(A) composition.mp3 (B) worlds.pdf
(C) holiday.mov
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(D) application.doc

Class 4
12th

Set A
Year 2012

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12th NCO - Set-A

MENTAL ABILITY
1. Which one of these numbers is a common factor of the numbers 18, 36 and 84 ?
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 7
(D) 9
2. Find the perimeter of the given figure.

(A) 56 m

(B) 128 m

(C) 92 m
(D) 112 m

3. A television programme started at 15:30. It lasted 2 hrs 45 mins. At what time did
it end?
(A) 6:15 pm

(B) 6:45 pm

(C) 7:15 pm

4. The given table shows Mohit's marks for five subjects


in his mid-term examination. Abhay scored 12
marks more in Social Science and 8 marks less in
Mathematics than Mohit. What was

Abhay's total marks in Social Science and Mathematics?


(A) 184

(B) 208

(C) 178

(D) 152

(D) 5:15 pm
Subject

Marks

English

82

Mathematics

98

Science

92

Social Science

76

Hindi

78

5. 9 thousands + 30 tens + 8 hundreds + 5 ones = ______.


(A) 12805

(B) 10105

(C) 9835

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6. Complete the number pattern given below.

46980, 49480, __
?_, 54480
(B) 52980
(C) 51980

(A) 50480

(D) 53480

7. How many horizontal lines are there in the given


figure ?
(A) 7
(B) 6
(C) 8
(D) 4
8. Which of the following is the net of a cube?
(A)

(D)

(C)

(B)

9. What fraction of the given figure is shaded ?


4
9
5
(C)
9

1
2
1
(D)
3

(A)

(B)

10. If yesterday was Friday, what day of the week will it be seventh day from
today ?
(A) Friday

(B) Saturday

(C) Sunday

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11. What is the position of the biggest number in the given series from the right ?

5 7 4 9 0 3 2 8
(A) Second

(B) Fourth

(C) Fifth

(D) Third

(C)

(D)

12. Find the odd one out.


(B)

(A)

13. Complete the given figure (X).


(A)

(C)

(B)

(D)

14. If in a certain code '24761' is written as 'RLMTP' and '8539' as 'KAHX', then how
will '84731' be written in the same code?
(A) KLMHP

(B) PHMLK

(C) LKHMP

(D) KLMPH

15. 38 children had to be taken to a basket ball game. The school van could only fit
10 children in the van at one time. How many trips does the van need to make?
(A) 2

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 5

Computers and information technology


16. In MS Word, mostly font sizes are measured in units called _____.
(A) Pixels
(B) Centimetres
(C) Inches
(D) Points
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17. In MS-Word 2007, this icon is often used to indicate that a document is to be
treated as confidential or urgent.
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D) A
Z

18. Select the incorrect match of the shapes used in MS-Word 2007.
(A)

- Curved Arrow Connector

(B)

- Pentagon

(C)

- Curved Double-Arrow Connector

(D)

- Flowchart : Manual Operation

19. Where does the memory of a computer reside ?


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

20. In Windows 7, which of the following tool is an Airbrush in MS-Paint ?


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

21. Computer can be crashed if ___.


(A) It is left idle for long hours

(B) Part of operating system is deleted

(C) Monitor is switched off

(D) Keyboard and mouse are removed

22. Which of the following is not an internet browser?


(A)

(B)

(C)

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23. How to insert a Clip Art within a MS-Word 2007 document ?


(A) View tab >> Insert a Clip Art from the right hand panel.
(B) Insert tab >> Choose Clip Art and search the one needed and insert it from the right hand
panel
(C) Page Layout >> Insert a Clip Art
(D) Home tab >> Insert Clip Art
24. Which of the following tool is used to apply Flip Vertical in MS-Paint of
Windows 7?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

25. Right click on which of the following options will display


the given context menu ?
(A) Blank area of desktop
(B) Any icon on the desktop
(C) Start button
(D) Task bar
26. Alt + F is used in MS-Word 2007 to _____.
(A) Insert hyper link
(B) Open office button
(C) Open a word document
(D) Enter value for the current field
27. You can change the settings of your computer through ____.
(A) My Documents

(B) Control Panel

(C) My Computer

(D) Recycle Bin

28. Find the odd one out:


(A)

(B)

(C)

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29. Match the following :



(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

Column-I

Column-II

a. Output sound from the computer



b. Visual Display Unit


c. An architect can draw directly on screen
d. Input sound/voice into the computer

e. Similar to mouse

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

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

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

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

30. A device connected to a computer for capturing images and live videos is ____.
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

31. While working with MS-Word 2007, making the text Bold/Italic/Underline is called
_____.
(A) Text alignment

(B) Text settings

(C) Text formatting

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32. Match the following according to MS-Word 2007.


Column-I

I.

Create a new document

II. Copy Command

b.

III. Undo Command

c.

IV. Redo Command

d.

a.

(A) I a, II c, III b, IV d
(C) I c, II d, III b, IV a

Column-II
Ctrl

Ctrl

(B) I c, II a, III d, IV b
(D) I c, II d, III a, IV - b

33. How to insert a table in MS-Word 2007 document ?


(A) View tab >> Click Table, select rows and columns
(B) Insert tab >> Click Table, select Number of rows, columns
(C) Home tab >> Insert Table
(D) Page Layout tab >> Choose margins to create a table
34. The given below image shows

(A) Task bar

(B) Start Menu

(C) Icon

(D) Desktop

35. Which unit of the CPU manages all the operations of a computer ?
(A) Memory Unit
(B) Arithmetic and Logic Unit
(C) Visual Display Unit
(D) Control Unit
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MENTAL ABILITY
1. In 98171, the digit 9 stands for _____.
(A) 90
(B) 9000

(C) 900

2. What is the highest common factor of 40 and 72 ?


(A) 4
(B) 8
(C) 5

(D) 90000
(D) 12

3. I am a 2-digit even number. I can be divided by both 3 and 11 completely. What


is the possible value of me ?
(A) 12

(B) 32

(C) 99

(D) 66

4. The figure shown here is made of identical squares. What


is its perimeter?

(A) 40 cm

(B) 38 cm

(C) 36 cm
(D) 34 cm

5. The product of 53 and 47 is _______ more than 1000.


(A) 1491
(B) 2491
(C) 3491

2 cm
(D) 4491

Logical and Analytical Reasoning


6. How many vertical lines are there in the given figure?
(A) 8
(B) 12
(C) 9
(D) 10
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7. The line graph shows the number of
soldiers in a country from years 1999
to 2003. There were 204 more soldiers
in year ____ than in year 1999.
(A) 2000
(B) 2001
(C) 2002
(D) 2003
8. Find the odd one out.
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

9. Which of the following figures completes the figure X?


(A)
(C)

(B)
(D)

10. Mohit is taller than Rohit and Kartik is taller than Rachit. If Rachit is taller than
Mohit, who is the tallest?
(A) Mohit
(B) Rohit
(C) Rachit
(D) Kartik
11. Complete the number pattern given below.

2, 15, 41, 80, ___
?_
(A) 148

(B) 120

(C) 121
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12. Use each of the digits '2', '5', '8' only once to fill in the values of P, Q and R.
(A) P = 8, Q = 2, R = 5
(B) P = 2, Q = 8, R = 5
(C) P = 5, Q = 2, R = 8
(D) P = 2, Q = 5, R = 8
13. Akshat took 38 seconds to solve a mathematics problem. Jai was 9 seconds faster
than him. Gautam was ahead of Jai by 4 seconds. Viraj took 14 seconds less than
Akshat. Of the four boys, who was the first to solve the problem ?
(A) Akshat

(B) Jai

(C) Gautam

(D) Viraj

14. Choose the mirror image of Fig. (X), if the mirror is placed along MR.
(A)

(B)

(D)

(C)

15. Anjali remembers that her friend had visited her after 13th but before 18th of the
month, while Anjali's sister remembers that Anjali's friend had visited her after
16th but before 20th. If it was Sunday on 16th of the month, then on which day of
the week Anjali's friend visited her ?
(A) Saturday
(B) Monday
(C) Sunday
(D) Friday

Computers and information technology


16. The picture in MS-Paint of Windows 7 can be skewed (in degrees) _____.
(A) Only horizontally
(C) Both horizontally and vertically

(B) Only vertically


(D) Neither horizontally nor vertically

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17. "Shift + Del" is used on a selected file to ____.
(A) Display error message
(B) Start Internet
(C) Send file into Recycle Bin
(D) Delete file permanently

18. Which of the following is a shortcut to open 'history' window in Internet


Explorer?
(A) Ctrl + H

(B) Ctrl + F

(C) Ctrl + J

(D) Ctrl + N

19. Which one of these is a 'Color picker' tool in MS-Paint of Windows 7 ?


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

20. Which button on the CPU is used to restart the computer without switching it off?
(A) Power Switch
(B) CD/DVD Eject button
(C) Reset button
(D) All of these
21. In MS-Paint of Windows 7,
(A) Natural pencil

tool is called ____.

(B) Calligraphy brush 1 (C) Oil brush

(D) Marker

22. Which of the following statements is incorrect in context of a computer?


(A) A computer can decide for us which movie we should go for the next weekend.
(B) A computer can help us book tickets for the movie we want to watch next weekend.
(C) A computer can help us find out which movies are being shown in the nearby theatres.
(D) A computer can help us listen to songs of the movie we plan to watch next weekend.
23. Which of the following is an internet browser?
(A)

(B)

(C)

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24. Find the odd one out.


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

25. Which of the following is not a pointing device?


(B)

(A)

(C)

(D)

26. The steps for creating a file on the desktop are given below. However, these steps
are in a random order. Arrange them in the correct order.

I.

An empty file with the given file name will be created.

II. The icon relevant to the type of file which you create will appear on the
desktop.

III. Point to the new option. Again a pop-up sub menu will appear.

IV. Click on the right mouse button on the desktop. A pop-up menu will appear.

V. Type the name of the file at the cursor position and press

VI. Click on the type of file which you want to create.


(A) I II III IV V VI
(B) IV III VI II V I
(C) VI III IV I V II
(D) V II I IV VI III

27. The set of keyboard keys displayed in the given image


are known as _____.
(A) Typing keys
(C) Function keys

(B) Control keys


(D) Numeric keypad
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28. Which Windows 7 view has been displayed in the following image?

(A) Details View

(B) List View

(C) Tiles view

(D) Content view

29. Identify the operation A in the given MS-Word 2007 image.

(A) Change Background


(C) Format Painter

(B) Highlight Text


(D) Text color

30. This device is used to read codes printed as black lines of different
widths with spaces between them. Identify this device.
(A) Digital camera
(B) Track ball
(C) Web camera
(D) Barcode reader
31. Which of the following statements is true for an input device?
(A) It provides emergency power in case of power failure.
(B) It stores the data in the computer.
(C) It displays results on the computer screen or monitor.
(D) It takes instructions and data from the user.
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32. Match the image icons in Column-I with the corresponding operations in
Column-II in MS-Word 2007.

Column-I

Column-II

I.

a. Increase Indent

II.

b. Align text to the right

III.

c. Start a bulleted list

IV.

d. Open a document

V.

e. Center text

(A) I a, II e, III d, IV b, V c
(C) I c, II b, III a, IV e, V d

(B) I c, II b, III d, IV e, V a
(D) I c, II e, III d, IV b, V a

33. Which of the following devices is a smartphone ?


(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

34. Which of the following button is used to go to the previous page in an internet
browser?
(A)

(B)

(C)

35. Which of the following is an example of software ?


(A) MS-Paint
(B) MS-Word
(C) Monitor
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(D)

(D) Both (A) & (B)

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13th

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MENTAL ABILITY
1. It takes 1 hr 20 mins to bake a 3 kg cake. How long will it take to bake 4 such cakes?

(A) 3 hrs
(B) 4 hrs
(C) 3 hrs 40 mins
(D) 5 hrs 20 mins
2. I am a two-digit number less than 80. I am a multiple of 5. The product of my
digits is fifth multiple of 3. Who am I?

(A) 75

(B) 25

(C) 35

(D) 65

3. Figure A and B have the same perimeter.





Find the width of figure B.


(A) 12 cm
(B) 8 cm
(C) 17 cm

(D) 18 cm

4. The value of 2P Q is ___________.


1

(A) 0

(B)

4

3

(C) 1

(D)

2
3

5. What day will be on 25th January 2014?


December 2013
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday Saturday Sunday

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

31

(A) Monday

(B) Tuesday

(C) Wednesday

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6. Find the value of P and Q in the number pattern given below.

(A) 21, 256

(B) 8, 216

(C) 2, 256

(D) 9, 316

7. If Basketball is called Ludo, Ludo is called Football, Football is called Cricket,


Cricket is called Carrom and Carrom is called Volleyball, then which game is
played with a bat?

(A) Basketball

(B) Ludo

(C) Cricket

(D) Carrom

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sh
Va
n

n
iti
N

aj

u
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tik

ty
di
A

un
Ta
r

oh

it

8. Some boys are standing in a queue at the entrance of a cinema hall.


ENTRANCE

If three more boys are added between Mohit and Tarun, then how many boys will
be there behind Raj?
(A) 4
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9

9. Find the mirror image of Fig. (X), if mirror is placed along MN.

(A)

(B)

(C)

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10. Riya was facing South-east. She made an anti-clockwise turn and ended up facing
South. The turn Riya took is ____.

(A)

1

4

(B)

3

8

(C) 7
8

(D)

5
8

11. Which of the following options will complete the Fig. (X)?

Fig. (X)

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

12. Find which one word can be made from the letters of the given word.
CORRESPONDING

(A) DISCERN

(B) RESPONSE

(C) REPENT

(D) CORRECT

13. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed column-wise.

(A) 2

10

12

48

80

120

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 6

14. There are five friends Latika, Garima, Megha, Priya and Beena. Latika is taller than
Priya. Garima and Beena are of same height. Megha is shorter than Beena. Priya
is taller than Garima. Who is the tallest?

(A) Latika

(B) Beena

(C) Garima

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15. How many vertical lines are there in the image given below?

(A) 16

(B) 18

(C) 10

(D) 12

COMPUTERs AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


16. Monika is creating a presentation on the computer. In between she decides to take
a short break for about 10 minutes. What should she do such that her computer
does not consume much electricity in that mode and the content of her desktop
is not lost?

(A) She should shut down the computer.

(B) She should log off from the computer.

(C) She should set the computer in the sleep mode.

(D) She should restart the computer.
17. Find the odd one out.

(A) Notebook computer

(C) Mini computer

(B) Palmtop computer


(D) Laptop

18. Which of the following types of printer uses the paper





shown in the given image?


(A) Laser Printer
(B) Ink Jet Printer
(C) Dot Matrix Printer
(D) Plotter

19. In MS-Paint of Windows 7, Calligraphy 1, Air, Oil, Natural Pencil, etc. are all types

of _____.
(A) Shapes

(B) Brushes

(C) Fill Styles

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20. Match the following MS-Paint tools of Windows 7.


Column-I
Column-II
Shape Tools
Shapes drawn with shape tools
(i)

Cloud Callout

(a)

(ii) Lightening

(b)

(iii) Hexagon

(c)

(iv) Polygon

(d)

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


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

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


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

21. You have drawn the fish as shown in the image using the
Pencil tool in MS-Paint of Windows 7. Which of the following
is the best tool to color the fish?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

22. You are sending an e-mail to Sharmaji. You also want Vermaji to know that you
have sent the e-mail to Sharmaji. However, you do not want Sharmaji to know that
Vermaji also knows about the e-mail.
Which of the following address fields should you place in Vermajis e-mail
address?
(A) To:

(B) CC:

(C) BCC:
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23. Which of the following CANNoT be done using the jump list shown on right clicking
an icon on the taskbar?
(A) Pin / Unpin a file in the Jump menu
(C) Open frequently viewed files

(B) Show and Hide desktop


(D) Close window

24. Which of the following is NoT present in a tablet computer?


(A) Touchscreen
(B) Floppy drive
(C) CPU
(D) Internal battery
25. MacBook Air is a type of _____ computer.
(A) Tablet
(B) Notebook
(C) Desktop

(D) Embedded

26. The given image represents a/an _______.


(A) Bluetooth headset
(B) Microphone
(C) Google Glasses

(D) iPod

27. Which of the following hardware is NOT a peripheral?


(A)

(B)

(C)

28. Internet is NoT used to _______.


(A) Publish your own article
(C) Buy books online

(D)

(B) Watch favourite TV show


(D) Travel from one place to another

29. Which of the following helps you in Video chatting over the internet?

(A) Skype

(B) Facebook

(C) Google Hangouts (D) All of these

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30. Pick the odd one out.

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

Achievers' section
31. This given icons appears in ____ tab of MS-Word 2010.

(A) Home

(B) Review

(C) Insert

(D) Format

32. The type of computer shown in the given figure is known as ______.

(A) Mini computers

(B) Eye computers

(C) Wearable computers

(D) PDA
33. Which of the following is both an input and output device? Unscramble the words

in options and find the correct option.


(A) STCEREHONUC (B) PTCAOHUD

(C) EMOSU

(D) CASNREN

34. Which of the following is used to preview the file in Windows Explorer pane?

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D) None of these

35. Which of the following features of Windows 7 will you use when your desktop is

cluttered up with opened windows and want to select a single window?


(A) Aero Peek
(B) Aero Snap
(C) Aero Shake
(D) Aero Flip
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MENTAL ABILITY
1. Find the difference in the perimeters of two rectangles.

(A) 4 cm

(B) 3 cm

(C) 6 cm

(D) 8 cm

2. What fraction of the given figure is shaded?


(A)

19

40

(B)

21
40

(C)

9

20

(D)

1
2

3. The given table shows the number of visitors to the Science Centre from April
to July. If the total number of visitors during the 4 months was 13809, then how
many people visited the Science Centre in May?

Month

April

May

June

July

Number of visitors

3289

2802

2673

(A) 5045

(B) 5405

(C) 6245

(D) 3246

4. Which of the following pair of numbers are common factor of 288?


(A) 24 and 42

(B) 48 and 86

(C) 28 and 72

(D) 48 and 96

5. Mohit has some stickers. He can share them equally with 4 friends. He can also
share them equally with 6 friends. What is the least possible number of stickers
he can have?

(A) 12

(B) 24

(C) 35
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logical and analytical reasoning


6. Study the pattern carefully and find the values of P and Q respectively.

(A) 16 and 800

(B) 8 and 650

(C) 5 and 400

(D) 3 and 200

7. A piece of paper is torn. In which column did the


number 84 appear?

(A) P

(B) Q

(C) R

(D) S

8. Which of the following figures does not have any line of symmetry?

(A)

(B)

(C)

9. Megha is facing the school. She makes a





to the right. What will she be facing now?


(A) School
(B) House
(C) Community Centre
(D) Field

(D)

3
turn
4

Community Centre
House

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10. How many letters in the following word have only standing and sleeping lines?

(A) 6

Mathematics
(B) 7

(C) 9

(D) 5

11. Ali and Mohit like to eat pizza. Mohit and Mehul like to eat burger. Ali and Mehul
like to eat chocolate. If burgers and chocolates are served, which child be the
most delighted?

(A) Ali

(B) Mohit

(C) Mehul

(D) None of the children

12. Find the missing number.

18756
2765

8453

18402
3509

7538

(A) 7990

(B) 9770

5123
?

(C) 9790

(D) 9797

13. Think of a number. Multiply by 5. Add 2. Multiply by 2. Subtract 4. Divide by 10.


The result is 4. What is the number?

(A) 4

(B) 40

(C) 8

(D) 5

14. If yesterday was Tuesday, what day of the week will it be eighth day from
today?

(A) Tuesday

(B) Wednesday

(C) Thursday

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(D) Friday

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15. Figures (i) and (ii) are related in a particular manner. Establish the same relationship
between figures (iii) and (iv) by choosing a figure from the options.

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

COMPUTERs AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


16. Which of the following are used to print characters from an impact printer?

(i) An ink pen


(ii) Electrically charged ink

(iii) An inked ribbon
(iv) A print head

(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (iii) and (iv)
(C) (ii) and (iv)
(D) All of these
17. You want to change the number of lines to be scrolled when you move the wheel
on your computers mouse. Which of the following will you use to change the
settings?

(A) Control Panel
(B) Computer

(C) Windows Explorer
(D) Devices and Printers
18. You often download an 'app' and set it up on your smartphone or tablet. However,

what does 'app' stand for?


(A) Appearance
(B) Application

(C) Apple

(D) Approval

19. Which of the following types of computers provides services to other computers

over a network?
(A) Servers

(B) Laptop

(C) PDA

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20. Which of the following is an INCORRECT match?
(A) IBM PC Microcomputer

(B) ANURAG Mainframe computer

(C) PARAM Supercomputer

(D) Videogame consoles Microcomputer

21. Which of the following is a computer hardware component?


(A) Fan

(B) Motherboard

(C) Sound Card

(D) All of these

22. Two or more computers are to be connected in a home without using wire, the
technology used is called _______.
(A) Wi-Fi

(B) E-mail

(C) Server

(D) All of these

23. Which of the following is NOT a type of mouse?


(A) Wireless

(B) Optical

(C) Laser

(D) Drum

24. Which of the following is similar to photocopier but make a digital copy instead
of a physical copy?
(A) Scanner

(B) Printer

(C) Sensors

(D) Digitizer

25. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of webcam?


(A) People can chat over the internet.
(B) Tourists can see latest pictures of their favourite places.
(C) They are widely used in security equipments.
(D) They are used for movie recordings.
26. I am a device used to display video output from computer onto a wall or screen. In
classrooms I am often used with electronic whiteboards for teaching. Who am I?
(A)

(B)

(C)

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(D)

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27. Pick the odd one out.


(B)

(A)

(C)

(D)

28. Which of the following is NOT used for text formatting in MS-Word 2010?
(A)

(B)

(C) ab

(D)

29. In MS-Word 2010, which of the following is NOT an option seen in the file submenu?
(A) Save

(B) Info

(C) Delete

(D) Print

30. A computer _______ is a number of computers linked together to allow them to


share resources.
(A) Hardware

(B) Network

(C) Server

(D) Software

ACHIEvERS' SECTION
31. Which of the following is NOT a type of processor?
(A) Pentium 4
(B) Office
(C) AMD

(D) Dual core

32. Match the following with context to MS-Paint of Windows 7.


Column-I

Column-II

(i)

F11

(a)

Show/Hide Ruler

(ii)

Ctrl+W

(b)

Full screen

(iii)

Ctrl+Pgdn

(c)

Zoom out

(iv)

Ctrl+R

(d)

Resize and Skew

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


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

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


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

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33. In MS-Paint of Windows 7, to select everything in the picture except for the currently
selected area, click ______.
(B)

(A)

(C)

(D)

34. Match the image with the fill style used to create the image in MS-Paint of
Windows 7.
Column-I

Column-II

(i)

(a)

Solid Color

(ii)

(b)

No Fill

(iii)

(c)

Crayon

(iv)

(d)

Natural Pencil

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


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

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


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

35. Which of the following is a computational knowledge search engine?


(A)

(B)

(C)

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MENTAL ABILITY
Logical Reasoning

14th NCO - Set-A

1. If Varun is facing west and he takes (3/4)th turn anticlockwise,


1/2 turn clockwise and finally (2/8)th turn anticlockwise, where
will he be facing?

A. House

B. Park

C. Playground

D. Mall

Hospital
Library

Mall

Lib

rar

Park

Varun

Hotel
Play
Ground

House

BOOBookstore
KST
ORE

2. Which of the following options shows the correct mirror image of


the given combination?


S3FG4MI
A.

B. IM4GF3S

C.

D.

S3FG4MI

Mirror

3. If the given matrix follows a certain rule row-wise or column-wise, then find the missing
number.

A. 272

B. 181

12

16

13

15

52

100

92

?
C. 77

D. 50

4. Which of the following part is exactly embedded in Fig. (X)?


A.

B.

C.

D.

5. Gaurav's birthday falls just after 4th Tuesday of September 20XX.


The day on which Gaurav celebrates his birthday is ______.
20XX

A. 23rd September

B. 30th September

C. 1st October

D. 29th September
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Fig. (X)

September

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6. What comes next in the given figure pattern?


A

A.

B.

C.

___
?__

D.

7. There is a certain relationship between fig. (i) and fig. (ii). Establish a similar relationship
between fig. (iii) and fig. (iv) by selecting a suitable figure from the given options, which
will replace the (?) in fig. (iv).
?
(i)

B.

(ii)

(iii)

C.

(iv)

A.

8.





Latika, Garima, Maya, Sidhi and Kavya went out on some days during their exams.
The only one who went out bowling was Sidhi.
No-one except Maya and Kavya went to the park.
Everyone except Sidhi went for swimming.
Latika, Garima and Maya watched a film together at the theatre.
The only child who did not visit the play centre was Garima.
Who visited the most places?

A. Latika

B. Maya

D.

C. Garima

D. Sidhi

C.

D.

9. Select the odd one out.


A.

B.

10. How many lines of symmetry are there in the given figure?

A. 4

B. 3

C. 2

D. 1
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Computers and information technology

11. Which of the following steps is correct, if you want to insert these 'Stars and Banners'
in your document in MS-Word 2010?

A. Home tab Stars group Shapes

B. Home tab Illustrations group Stars

C. Insert tab Illustrations group Stars

D. Insert tab Illustrations group Shapes

10

12

16

24

32

12. This is a computer which is lighter than a laptop. It can easily fit into
bags, briefcases and pockets. This is called a _________.

A. Super Computer

B. Desktop Computer

C. Surface Computer

D. Palmtop Computer

13. Select the INCORRECT match.


A.

C.

Print vector graphics

Swipe debit card

B.

Industrial design

D.

Printing letters

14. Which of the following options is not a selection shape of MS-Paint in Windows 7?

A.

B.

C.

D.

15. You can use different page format within the same document by separating the differently
formatted area with a ______ in MS-Word 2010.

A. Document break B. Line break

C. Section break

D. Format break

16. Which of the following is a short distance wireless media, used to control televisions,
VCRs, stereos with remote controls?

A. Bluetooth

B. Satellite

C. Infrared

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17. Successor of iPhone 5 is/are ______.


A. iPhone 5S

B. iPhone 5C

C. iPhone 5G

D. Both A and B

18. Which of the following computing devices, based on input, output and memory, is just
like modern computer?

A.

B.

C.

D.

19. Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding computer hardware?


A. Data stored in hard disk drive is not lost if power is disconnected.

B. Functionality of a computer depends on RAM capacity.

C. A video camera is the most commonly used input device for capturing video data.

D. Computer peripherals are the programmable parts of a computer.

20. Select the odd one out.


A.

B.

C.

D.

21. Which of the following devices is used with magnetic stripe cards?

A.

B.

C.

D.

22. Identify the storage device.



It reads data in sequential manner.

If 12 songs are recorded on it, and if you want to listen to the 10th song, then first you have
to listen to all the 9 songs playing before it.

A.

B.

C.

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D.

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23. Identify the given icon present in Control Panel of Windows 7.


A. Internet Options

B. Desktop Gadgets

C. Devices and Printers

D. Firewall

24. Which of the following is/are utility software?


(i)

A. (i), (ii) and (iii)

(ii)

B. Only (ii) and (iii)

(iii)

(iv)

C. Only (iv)

D. Only (i) and (ii)

25. Match the following icons in MS-Paint of Windows 7 in Column-I with their descriptions
in Column-II.

Column-I

(i)

(a)


(b)

(ii)

Column-II
Crop the picture so as it contains
only the current selection.
View the picture in full screen.

(iii) Zoom to 100%

(c)

A. (a)-(iii),(b)-(ii),(c)-(i) B. (a)-(i),(b)-(ii),(c)-(iii)

C. (a)-(ii),(b)-(iii),(c)-(i) D. (a)-(iii),(b)-(i),(c)-(ii)

26. Which of the following shortcut keys is used to maximize the restored window in
Windows 7?

A.

B.

C.

D.

27. Which of the following statements is incorrect about first generation computers?

A. They were prone to frequent hardware failures because they used thousands of vacuum
tubes.

B. They were bulky in size and highly unreliable.

C. They were based on stored program concept.

D. CRAY-1, CRAY-2 and CRAY-X/MP are the examples of first generation computers.

28. You can insert page number _______ in MS-Word 2010.


A. On the top of the page

B. At the bottom of the page

C. At the current cursor position

D. All of these
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29. ______ is a type of network that is found in wearable technology. It can also be found in
hospitals, where doctors monitor their patients, with the help of machines that measure
their body temperature, pulse, heart beat and alerts the doctor about their patients, even
before they get a heart attack.

A. LAN

B. MAN

C. WAN

D. BAN

30. The given options are found under _____ tab in MS-Word 2010.

A. Page Layout

B. Insert

C. References

D. Home
ACHIEVERS SECTION

31. Which option best matches the storage devices in Column-I with their storage capacities
in Column-II?

Column-I
Column-II

(a)

(i) 700 MB

(b)

(ii) 1.44 MB

(c)

(iii) Upto 512 GB

(d)

(iv) 6 TB

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

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

C. (a)-(ii),(b)-(iii),(c)-(i),(d)-(iv)

D. (a)-(iii),(b)-(ii),(c)-(i),(d)-(iv)

32. Which of the following shortcut keys transform Picture 1 into Picture 2, when 'Select All'
option is selected in MS-Paint of Windows 7?
+ I

Ctrl

A.

B.

C.

Ctrl

Shift

+ I

D.

Alt

Shift

+ I

+ I

Shift



Picture 1
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Picture 2

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33. Identify the function of the given icon of MS-Word 2010.


A. It changes border around the page.

B. It inserts picture behind the text in your document.

C. It colors the background of the page.

D. It inserts ghosted text behind the content of the page.

34. Which of the following options is NOT available, when you


click on the arrow button of 'Sort by' option, in context menu
of Windows 7?

A. Name

B. Item type

C. Size

D. Date created

35. Modern combat 5:Blackout is a game available for _______.


A. Android

B. Windows

C. iOS

D. All of these
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14th

Set B
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MENTAL ABILITY
Logical Reasoning

14th NCO - Set-B

1. Find the mirror image of Fig. (X), if mirror is placed along MN.

A.

C.

SNART
483

SNART
483

B.

D.

M
SNART
483

TRANS
384

Fig. (X) N

SNART
483

2. Which figure will come next in the given below figure series?
?

A.

B.

C.

D.

3. There is a certain relationship between fig. (i) and (ii). Establish a similar relationship
between fig. (iii) and (iv) by selecting a figure from the options which will replace the
(?) in fig. (iv).
(?)
(i)

A.

B.

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

C.

D.

4. In which of the following figures, Fig. (X) is exactly embedded as one of its part?
Fig. (X)

A.

B.

C.

D.

5. Select the odd one out.


A.

B.

C.

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6. Arnav is facing towards north.


3
1
He makes
turns to his right and
4
2
turns in clockwise direction. Now if he

Restaurant
Book store

1
turns anticlockwise
4
3
turns towards right
C.
4

Mountains

School

what turn will he make?


A.

Arnav's
House

Post-office

wants to reach the book store, then

Pond

Park
Temple

5
turns clockwise
8
7
D.
turns towards left
8

B.

7.





Mohit, Rohit, Tanuj, Varun and Amit are comparing what flavours of milkshake they like.
Mohit, Tanuj and Amit are the only who likes vanilla milkshake.
Rohit is the only one who dislikes strawberry milkshake.
Varun's favourite is chocolate milkshake.
Everyone except Tanuj likes banana milkshake.
The only child who does not like chocolate milkshake is Mohit.
Who likes the least flavours of milkshake?

A. Amit

B. Varun

C. Mohit

8. How many possible combinations of 1 watch and 1 mobile

D. Rohit
Watches

Mobile phones

phone can be formed using the given information?

Titan

Nokia

A. 18

Maxima

Motorola

Fastrack

Samsung

B. 14

Sonata

Tata

C. 11

D. 28

Reliance
HTC
Blackberry

9. If the given matrix follows a certain rule row-wise or column


wise, then find the missing character.

61

12

14

A. 915

B. 112

70

28

C. 392

D. 491

305

840

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10. In a certain code '75893' is written as 'MONTH', '142' is written as 'YAK' and '603' is
written as 'LEH', then how will '35801' be written in the same code?

A. HOMEL

B. HONEY

C. HOETH

D. HOLEY

Computers and information technology


11. In which of the following devices, a ball on the top is rolled with a finger to move the
cursor on the screen?

A.

B.

C.

D.

12. The software which controls and organizes the working of a computer is called a/an
_____.

A. Application software
B. Operating system

C. DTP software


D. Utility software
13. Which of the following options does not occur in the Home tab in MS-Paint of Windows 7?

A.

B.

C.

D.

14. Which of the following statements is incorrect in context of MS-Word 2010?



A. Header and footer can be applied on both odd and even pages.

B. Portrait Orientation is the default orientation of the page.

C. The default font is set to Times New Roman to type the text.

D. All of these
15. What is/are the advantage(s) of networking?

A. Ease in transfer of data from one computer to another.

B. Ease in sharing printers amongst connected computers.

C. Easy sharing of internet amongst connected computers.

D. All of these
16. If we save an image in ______ format in MS-Paint of Windows 7, then it is of high quality
and can be used on the computer or on the web.

A. GIF
B. DOC
C. PNG
D. All of these
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17. Ritu is having her childhood picture. But there are some bad spots available on it and
she does not have its digital copy. Which of the following devices can help her to save
the picture in a digital form in computer so that she can edit it using a good photo
editing software?

A.

B.

C.

D.

18. Which of the following features is included in a smartphone?


A. GPS Navigation

B. Web browsing

C. Touchscreen

D. All of these

19. ______ was the first electronic computer developed in 1946 using vacuum tubes.

A. ENIAC

B. EDSAC

C. PARAM

D. EDVAC

20. Which of the following statements is incorrect about MICR devices?



A. Documents prepared for MICR are difficult to forge.


B. MICR readers and encoders are expensive.

C. The system can only accept few characters.

D. They are useful for playing games on computers.
21. The function of given icon in MS-Word 2010 is to ________.

A. Insert preformatted text boxes

B. Insert proper alignment in the document

C. Create a large capital letter at the beginning of a paragraph

D. Edit the content in the header of the document

22. Computer can perform different types of tasks with the same ease. At one moment you
can use the computer to prepare a letter document and in the next moment you can play
music or print a document. What does this characteristic of computer called?

A. Accuracy

B. Diligence

C. Storage capability D. Versatility

23. Which of the following icons is an example of application software?


A.

B.

C.

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24. Which of the following Samsung Galaxy S series smartphones was released in April 2014,
with a new security feature called fingerprint sensor?

A. Samsung Galaxy S2

B. Samsung Galaxy S3

C. Samsung Galaxy S4

D. Samsung Galaxy S5

25. Internet is used for audio and video calling across geographies. A popular tool for such
internet calls is _________.

A.

B.

C.

D.

26. Which of the following calculating devices was invented by Sir John Napier?

A.

B.

C.

D.

27. Which of the following websites is a Business oriented social networking service which
was founded by Reid Hoffman and his team members from PayPal and Socialnet.com?

A.

B.

C.

D.

28. Match the network devices given in Column-I with their names in Column-II.


Column-I



Column-II

(a)

(b)

(c)

A. (a) - (iii), (b) - (ii), (c) - (i)

B. (a) - (i), (b) - (ii), (c) - (iii)

C. (a) - (ii), (b) - (i), (c) - (iii)

D. (a) - (iii), (b) - (i), (c) - (ii)

(i) Hub

(ii) Modem

(iii) RJ45 connector

29. Which of the following options is used to start the next page at the current position of
the cursor in a document in MS-Word 2010?

A.

B.

C.

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30. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT about Blu-ray discs?



A. The data is read by a laser light.

B. It is blue in color and thus, the name blu-ray disc.

C. Since the pits on the Blu-ray disc is much smaller, it allows higher storage capacities
given the same amount of surface area.

D. Higher quality picture or sound can be rendered in it.
ACHIEVERS SECTION
31. Identify the following.

It is the port used to connect a video card to a computer's motherboard.

It provides high speed video performance typically required in games.

A. Serial port

B. VGA port

C. AGP port

D. Network port

32. Which of the following features of Windows 7 is displayed


in the given image?

A. Thumbnail Preview

B. Aero Snap

C. Aero Peek

D. Aero Shake

33. Match the options given in Column-I with their shortcut keys given in Column-II with
respect to MS-Word 2010.


Column-I



Column-II

(a)

(i)

Alt

+ N

+ C

(b)

(ii)

Alt

+ N

+ F

(c)

(iii)

Alt

+ N

+ V

A. (a) - (iii), (b) - (i), (c) - (ii)

B. (a) - (i), (b) - (ii), (c) - (iii)

C. (a) - (ii), (b) - (i), (c) - (iii)

D. (a) - (iii), (b) - (ii), (c) - (i)


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34. A pop-up menu is displayed when we do right click on a desktop icon. Which of the
following options holds the pop-up menu depicted in the given image in Windows 7?

A.

B.

C.

D.

35. Which of the following types of network is


used to connect the LANs shown in the
given image?

A. CAN

B. PAN

C. WAN

D. SAN

LAN

LAN

LAN

LAN

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10THNCO
1. (B)
11. (C)
21. (C)
31. (A)
41. (B)

2. (A)
12. (B)
22. (C)
32. (C)
42. (B)

3. (D)
13. (C)
23. (A)
33. (A)
43. (D)

4. (C)
14. (A)
24. (C)
34. (A)
44. (B)

5. (C)
15. (D)
25. (D)
35. (A)
45. (C)

6. (A)
16. (A)
26. (B)
36. (D)
46. (A)

7. (C)
17. (B)
27. (B)
37. (D)
47. (D)

8. (C)
18. (B)
28. (D)
38. (B)
48. (C)

9.
19.
29.
39.
49.

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

10.
20.
30.
40.
50.

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

7.
17.
27.
37.
47.

8.
18.
28.
38.
48.

9.
19.
29.
39.
49.

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

10.
20.
30.
40.
50.

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

11THNCO
1.
11.
21.
31.
41.

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

2.
12.
22.
32.
42.

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

3.
13.
23.
33.
43.

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

4.
14.
24.
34.
44.

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

5.
15.
25.
35.
45.

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

6.
16.
26.
36.
46.

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

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

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

12THNCO

1.
11.
21.
31.

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

2.
12.
22.
32.

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

3.
13.
23.
33.

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

4.
14.
24.
34.

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

5.
15.
25.
35.

SETA
(B)
6. (C)
(C)
16. (D)
(A)
26. (B)
(D)

7. (A)
17. (A)
27. (B)

8. (B)
18. (B)
28. (B)

9. (B)
19. (C)
29. (A)

10.
20.
30.

(A)
(D)
(C)

7. (C)
17. (D)
27. (D)

8. (B)
18. (A)
28. (A)

9. (C)
19. (D)
29. (C)

10.
20.
30.

(D)
(C)
(D)

7. (D)
17. (C)
27. (D)

8. (C)
18. (C)
28. (D)

9. (B)
19. (B)
29. (D)

10.
20.
30.

(C)
(A)
(A)

7. (C)
17. (A)
27. (D)

8. (C)
18. (B)
28. (D)

9. (C)
19. (A)
29. (C)

10.
20.
30.

(D)
(B)
(B)

SETB
1.
11.
21.
31.

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

2.
12.
22.
32.

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

3.
13.
23.
33.

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

4.
14.
24.
34.

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

5.
15.
25.
35.

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

6. (C)
16. (C)
26. (B)

13THNCO
SETA
1.
11.
21.
31.

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

2.
12.
22.
32.

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

3.
13.
23.
33.

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

4.
14.
24.
34.

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

5.
15.
25.
35.

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

6. (B)
16. (C)
26. (A)

SETB
1.
11.
21.
31.

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

2.
12.
22.
32.

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

3.
13.
23.
33.

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

4.
14.
24.
34.

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

5.
15.
25.
35.

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

6. (A)
16. (B)
26. (D)

14THNCO
SETA
1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

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

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

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

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

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

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

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

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

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

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

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

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

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

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.

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

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.

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

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.

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

SETB
1.
8.
15.
22.
29.

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

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.

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

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.

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

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.

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

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