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1) Name of the instrument to measure atomspheric pressure ?

a) Barometer
b) Barograph
c) Bolometer

d) Callipers

2) A particle moves in a straight line with retardation proportional to its displacement. Its loss of
kinetic energy for any displacement x is proportional to
a) x^2
b) e^x
c) x

d) logex

3) A ball is released from the top of a tower of height h metres. It takes T seconds to reach the
ground. What is the position of the ball in T/3 seconds?
a) h/9 metres from the ground
b) 7h/9 metres from the ground
c) 8h/9 metres from the ground

d) 17h/18 metres from the ground.

4) Thetemperaturecoefficentofresistanceofwireis0.00125C-1.At300K,it'sresistanceis1
ohm. The resistance of wire would be 2 ohm at
a) 1154K
b) 1127K
c) 1167K

d) 1176K

5) Which of the following statements is false for a particle moving in a circle with a constant
angular speed?
a) The velocity vector is tangent to the circle.
b) The acceleration vector is tangent to the
c) The acceleration vector points to the centre
of the circle.

d) The velocity and acceleration vectors are

perpendicular to each other

6) The filament of bulb is made of :.

a) mercury
c) tungsten

b) copper
d) non of these

7) An automobile travelling with speed of 60 km/h, can brake to stop within a distance of 20 cm. If
the car is going twice as fast, i.e 120 km/h, the stopping distance will be
a) 20 m
b) 40 m
c) 60 m

d) 80 m

8) A machine gun fires a bullet of mass 40 g with a velocity 1200 m/s. The man holding it can exert
a maximum force of 144 N on the gun. How many bullets can he fire per second at the most?
a) one
b) two
c) three

d) four

9) A bomb of mass 16 kg at rest explodes into two pieces of masses of 4 kg and 12 kg. The
of the 12 kg mass is 4 m/s. The kinetic energy of the other mass is
a) 96 J
b) 144 J
c) 288 J

d) 192 J

10) A given quantity of ideal gas is at pressure P and absolute temperature T. The isothermal bulk
modulus of gas is
a) 2P/3
b) P
c) 3P/2

d) 2P

11) A small mass m is suspended from one end of a vertical string. and then whirled in a horizontal
circle at a constant speed v.
Which of the followings is true
a) The strings stays vertical
b) The string becomes inclined to the vertical.
c) There is no force on mass m except its

d) The angle of inclination of the string does

not depend on the v

12) A ball is thrown into the air with an intial speed u.The time interval taken for the ball to rise to its
maximum height is t1.The time interval taken for the ball to fall back from this maximum height
is t2.Under real life condition,which of the following is satisfied
a) t2 > t2
b) t2 < t2
c) t2=t2

d) t1 > t2 if u is great enough

13) Which instrument is used to measure altitudes in aircraft's ?

a) Audiometer
b) Ammeter
c) Altimeter

d) Anemometer

14) An optician prescribes spectacles to a patient with a combination of convex lens of focal length
40cm and concave lens 25cm. The power of spectacles is
a) 6.0 D
b) 1.5 D
c) -6.0 D

d) -1.5 D

15) The ratio of angle of minimum deviation from a thin prim with respect to air and when dipped in
a) 1/3
b) 1/4
c) 1/2

d) 1/8

16) Arayoflightisincidentonaglassplateatanangleof60.Whatwouldbetherefractiveindex
of glass if reflected and refracted rays are perpendicular to each other?
a) 3
b) 3/2
c) 3/2

d) 1/2

17) Which of the following is secondary cell

a) voltaic cell
c) leclanche cell

b) daniell cell
d) edison cell

18) The objective with large aperture are used in telescope for
a) ease of manufacture
b) reducing lens aberration
c) greater resolution

d) bright image

19) Apointobjectis24cmabovethesurfaceofwater(=4/3)inlake.Afishinsidethewaterwill
observe the image to be at a point
a) 6 cm above water surface
b) 6 cm below water surface
c) 18 cm above water surface

d) 32 cm above water surface

20) Two lenses have powers +D and -2D respectively. The power of combination is
a) +2D
b) -3D
c) -D

d) +D

21) A cylinder rolls up an inclined plane, reaches some hight, and then rolls down (without slipping
through these motions). The directions of frictional force acting on the cylinder are
a) up the incline while ascending and down
b) up the incline while ascending as well as
the incline descending
c) down the incline while ascending and up
the incline while descending

d) down the incline while ascending as well as


22) Thefrequencyoflightwaveinmaterialis210^14Hzandwavelengthis5000.Therefractive
index of material will be
a) 1.50
b) 3.00
c) 1.33

d) 1.40

23) The optical length of an astronomical telescope with magnifying power of 10, for normal vision
is 44cm. What is focal length of the objective?
a) 4 cm
b) 40 cm
c) 44 cm

d) 440 cm

24) Ray optics is valid, when characteristic dimensions are

a) of the same order as the wavelength of
b) much smaller than the wavelength of light
c) of the order of one millimeter

d) much larger than the wavelength of light

25) A convex lens and a concave lens, each having same focal length of 25cm, are put in contact to
form a combination of lenses. The power in diopters of the combination is
a) 50
b) infinite
c) zero

d) 25

26) The velocity of an electron in the inner most orbit of an atom is

a) highest
b) lowest
c) mean

d) zero

27) The mass number of He is 4 and that of sulphur is 32. The radius of sulphur nucleus is larger
than that of helium by a factor of
a) 2
b) 4
c) 8

d) 8

28) Energy produced in sun is due to

a) motion of electron and ion
c) fusion reaction

b) chemical reaction
d) fission reaction

29) The half life of a radio active substance is 3.6 days. How much of 20 mg of that radioactive
substance will remain after 36 days
a) 0.0019 mg
b) 1.109 mg
c) 1.019 mg

d) 0.019 mg

30) If 2.5kW power is transmitted through a 10 line at 22000Volt, the power loss in the form of
heat will be
a) 100 watt
b) 10 watt
c) 0.1 watt

d) 1 watt

1) If A2 A + I = 0, then the inverse of A is

a) A + I
c) A I

b) A
d) I A

2) Let R = {(3, 3), (6, 6), (9, 9), (12, 12), (6, 12), (3, 9), (3, 12), (3, 6)} be a relation on the set A =
{3, 6, 9, 12} be a relation on the set A = {3, 6, 9, 12}. The relation is
a) reflexive and transitive only
b) reflexive only
c) an equivalence relation

d) reflexive and symmetric only

3) If in a frequently distribution, the mean and median are 21 and 22 respectively, then its mode is
a) 22.0
b) 20.5
c) 25.5

d) 24.0

4) The system of equations

x + y + z = - 1,
x + y + z = - 1,
x + y + z = - 1
has no solution, if is
a) -2
c) not -2

b) either 2 or 1
d) 1

5) If the letters of word SACHIN are arranged in all possible ways and these words are written out
as in dictionary, then the word SACHIN appears at serial number
a) 600
b) 601
c) 602

d) 603

6) If in a triangle ABC, the altitudes from the vertices A, B, C on opposite sides are in H.P., then
sin A, sin B, sin C are in
a) AP
b) GP
c) Arithmetic Geometric Progression

d) HP

7) If the system of linear equations

x + 2ay + az = 0
x + 3by + bz = 0
x + 4cy + cz = 0
has a non-zero solution, then a, b, c
a) are in A. P.
c) are in H.P.

b) are in G. P.
d) satisfy a + 2b + 3c = 0

8) A student is to answer 10 out of 13 questions in an examination such that he must choose at

least 4 from the first five questions. The number of choices available to him is
a) 140
b) 196
c) 280

d) 346

9) The area of the region bounded by the curves y = |x - 1| and y = 3 - |x| is

a) 2 sq u
b) 3 sq u
c) 4 sq u

d) 6 sq u

10) The two lines x = ay + b, z = cy + d and x = a'y + b', z = c'y + d' will be perpendicular, if and only
a) aa' + bb' + cc' + 1 = 0
b) aa' + bb' + cc' = 0
c) (a + a') (b + b') + (c + c') = 0

d) aa' + cc' + 1 = 0

11) The degree and order of the differential equation of the family of all parabolas whose axis is xaxis, are respectively
a) 2,1
b) 1,2
c) 3,2

d) 2,3

12) The value of for which the sum of the squares of the roots of the equation
x^2 (a 2)x a 1 = 0 assume the least value is
a) 1
b) 0
c) 3

d) 2

13) If x dy/dx = y (log y log x + 1), then the solution of the equation is
a) y log(x/y) = cx
b) x log(y/x) = cy
c) log(y/x) = cx

d) log(x/y) = cy

14) The line parallel to the xaxis and passing through the intersection of the lines ax + 2by + 3b =
0 and bx 2ay 3a = 0, where (a, b) (0, 0) is
a) below the xaxis at a distance of 3/2 from
b) below the xaxis at a distance of 2/3 from it
c) above the xaxis at a distance of 3/2 from it d) above the xaxis at a distance of 2/3 from it

15) cosx
a) tanx

b) secx

c) sinx

d) -sinx

16) The angle between the lines 2x = 3y = z and 6x = y = 4z is

a) 0
b) 90
c) 45

d) 30

17) If a vertex of a triangle is (1, 1) and the mid-points of two sides through this vertex are (-1, 2)
and (3, 2), then the centroid of the triangle is
a) (-1, 7/3)
b) (-1/3, 7/3)
c) (1, 7/3)

d) (1/3, 7/3)

18) A circle touches the x-axis and also touches the circle with centre at (0, 3) and radius 2. The
locus of the centre of the circle is
a) an ellipse
b) a circle
c) a hyperbola

d) a parabola

19) The mean of the numbers a, b, 8, 5, 10 is 6 and the variance is 6.80. Then which one of the
following gives possible values of a and b?
a) a = 0, b = 7
b) a = 5, b = 2
c) a = 3, b = 4

d) a = 2, b = 4

20) A plane passes through (1, 2, 1) and is perpendicular to two planes 2x 2y + z = 0 and x y
+ 2z = 4. The distance of the plane from the point (1, 2, 2) is
a) 0
b) 2
c) Square Root of 3

d) 2 Square Root of 2

21) A tangent drawn to the curve y = f(x) at P(x, y) cuts the x-axis and y-axis at A and B respectively
such that BP : AP = 3 : 1, given that f(1) = 1, then
a) equation of curve is x dy/dx - 3y = 0
b) normal at (1, 1) is x + 3y = 4
c) curve passes through (2, 1/8)

d) equation of curve is x dy/dx + 3y = 0

22) Suppose a population A has 100 observations 101, 102, ... , 200, and another population B has
100 observations 151, 152, ... , 250. If VA and VB represent the variances of the two
populations, respectively, then VA/VB is
a) 1
b) 9/4
c) 4/9

d) 2/3

23) The number of values of x in the interval [0, 3] satisfying the equation 2sin2x + 5sinx 3 = 0 is
a) 1
b) 2
c) 4

d) 6

24) A lizard, at an initial distance of 21 cm behind an insect, moves from rest with an acceleration of
2 cm/s^2 and pursues the insect which is crawling uniformly along a straight line at a speed of
20 cm/s. Then the lizard will catch the insect after
a) 19 s
b) 1 s
c) 21 s

d) 25 s

25) A particle has two velocities of equal magnitude inclined to each other at an angle . If one of
them is halved, the angle between the other and the original resultant velocity is bisected by the
new resultant. Then is
a) 90
b) 120
c) 45

d) 60

26) A body falling from rest under gravity passes a certain point P. It was at a distance of 400 m
from P, 4s prior to passing through P. If g = 10 m/s2, then the height above the point P from
where the body began to fall is
a) 720 m
b) 900 m
c) 320 m

d) 680 m

27) The conjugate of a complex number is 1/i-1. Then the complex number is
a) -1/i-1
b) 1/i+1
c) 1/i-1

d) -1/i+1

28) The perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining P (1, 4) and Q (k, 3) has yintercept 4.
Then a possible value of k is
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3

d) -4

29) The value of cot(cosec-1 5/3 + tan-1 2/3) is

a) 2/17
c) 6/17

b) 3/17
d) 7/17

30) LetAbea22matrixwithrealentries.LetIbethe22identitymatrix.Denotebytr(A),the
sum of diagonal entries of A. Assume that A2 = I.
Statement 1: If A I and A I, then det A = 1.
Statement 2: If A I and A I, then tr (A) 0.
a) Statement 1 is false, Statement 2 is true b) Statement 1 is true, Statement 2 is true,
Statement 2 is a correct explanation for
Statement 1
c) Statement 1 is true, Statement 2 is true;
Statement 2 is not a correct explanation
for Statement 1.

d) Statement 1 is true, Statement 2 is


1) Who receives Dronacharya Award?

a) Scientists
c) Sports Coaches

b) Movie actors
d) Sportsmen

2) Who was the first Indian to be-elected to the British Parliament?

a) Dadabhai Naoroji
b) Mothilal Nehru
c) Mahathma Gandhi

d) Gopalakrishna Gokhale

3) In which year India Joined the United Nations?

a) 1954
c) 1956

b) 1955
d) 1957

4) Which language was patronised by the the rules of Delhi Sultanate?

a) Hindi
b) Arabic
c) Persian

d) Turkish

5) The Panchayat Raj is a

a) Onetier System
c) threetier System

b) twotier System
d) fourtier System

6) Who discovered magnetic field of electric current?

a) Ampere
b) Faraday
c) Fleming

d) Edison

7) On 24 November 2015 Russian jet was shot down by _____ Air Force
a) American
b) German
c) British

d) Turkish

8) Forbes magazine named _____ the world's most powerful person of 2015.
a) Angela Merkel
b) Malala Yousafzai
c) Barack Obama

d) Vladimir Putin

9) North Korea on 6 January 2016 claimed that it had successfully tested a/an
a) atomic bomb
b) hydrogen bomb
c) biogas bomb

d) bomb based on fission reaction

10) The Nobel Prize in Economics 2015 was won by

a) Angus Deaton
b) Jean Tirole
c) Patrick Modiano

d) Arthur B. McDonald

1) What is the synonym for propinquity?

a) habit
c) capacity

b) nearness
d) tendency

2) What is the Synonym for the word SUMPTOUS ?

a) Lavish
b) Fancy
c) Meagre

d) irritable

3) I urged this fact___ his attention.

a) on
c) to

b) in
d) out

4) One word substitute for - A seller of cakes:

a) Confectioner
c) Salesman

b) Baker
d) Cake-seller

5) This seller deals ___ second hand books

a) with
c) on

b) in
d) at

6) What is the Synonym of the word HYBRID ?

a) Unusual
c) Pedigreed

b) Hackneyed
d) Crossbred

7) Shirish was surprised that his friend had ____ tried bugee-jumping before as he was an
adventure-sports freak.
a) never
b) ever
c) little

d) sometime

8) What is the Synonym for the word THRIFT?

a) Wickedness
c) Economy

b) Miserliness
d) Extravegance

9) Barun is capable___doing his duties.

a) for
c) of

b) to
d) from

10) Having prepared well, he is quite certain ___________ his success.

a) to
b) of
c) with

d) in

11) The child is impatient___ food.

a) in
c) for

b) of
d) at

12) What is the Antonym for the word MILITANT ?

a) Religious
c) Spiritual

b) Combative
d) Pacifist

13) My request ___________ leave was rejected.

a) of
c) on

b) to
d) for

14) Durgapur is rich___ in minerals

a) in
c) on

b) to
d) with

15) _____ wins this civil war there will be little rejoicing at the victory.
a) Whichever
b) Whoever
c) Whatever

d) Wherever

16) In despite of his (a)/ being a small boy (b)/ he offered to fight the giant. (c)/ No error (d)
a) a
b) b
c) c

d) d

17) He is neither in (a)/ favour of arms race (b)/ or in favour of simple nuclear disarmament (c)/ No
a) a
b) b
c) c

d) d

18) My sister (a)/ has read (b)/ pages after pages of the Bible. (c)/ No Error.(d)
a) a
b) b
c) c

d) d

19) He asked (a)/ supposing if he fails (b)/ what he would do. (c)/ No Error.(d)
a) a
b) b
c) c

d) d

20) You must either (a)/ be regular with your studies (b)/ and study for longer period before the
examination. (c)/ No error (d)
a) a
b) b
c) c

d) d

1) Ajit has a certain average for 9 innings. In the tenth innings, he scores 100 runs thereby
increasing his average by 8 runs. His new average is:
a) 20
b) 21
c) 28

d) 32

2) Find the simple interest on Rs. 5200 for 2 years at 6% per annum.
a) Rs. 450
b) Rs. 524
c) Rs. 600

d) Rs. 624

3) Find the remainder when 73*75*78*57*197*37 is divided by 34.

a) 32
b) 30
c) 15

d) 28

4) If the price of the commodity is increased by 50% by what fraction must its consumption be
reduced so as to keep the same expenditure on its consumption?
a) 1/4
b) 1/3
c) 1/2

d) 2/3

5) How many terms are there in 20, 25, 30......... 140

a) 22
b) 23
c) 24

d) 25

6) If a:b:c = 3:4:7, then the ratio (a+b+c):c is equal to

a) 2:1
b) 14:3
c) 7:2

d) 1:2

7) A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The
ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is:
a) 45:56
b) 45:51
c) 47:56

d) 47:51

8) Two buses start from a bus terminal with a speed of 20 km/h at interval of 10 minutes. What is
the speed of a man coming from the opposite direction towards the bus terminal if he meets the
buses at interval of 8 minutes?
a) 3 km/h
b) 4 km/h
c) 5 km/h

d) 7 km/h

9) If A and B together can complete a piece of work in 15 days and B alone in 20 days, in how
many days can A alone complete the work?
a) 30
b) 40
c) 45

d) 60

10) In how many ways can 8 Indians and, 4 American and 4 Englishmen can be seated in a row so
that all person of the same nationality sit together?
a) 3! 4! 8! 4!
b) 3! 8!
c) 4! 4!

d) 8! 4! 4!

11) The ratio, in which tea costing Rs. 192 per kg is to be mixed with tea costing Rs. 150 per kg so
that the mixed tea when sold for Rs. 194.40 per kg, gives a profit of 20%.
a) 2:5
b) 3:5
c) 5:3

d) 5:2

12) If A and B together can complete a work in 18 days, A and C together in 12 days, and B and C
together in 9 days, then B alone can do the work in:(days)
a) 18
b) 24
c) 30

d) 40

13) Waking 3/4 of his normal speed, Rabi is 16 minutes late in reaching his office. The usual time
taken by him to cover the distance between his home and office:(in min)
a) 48
b) 60
c) 42

d) 62

14) Three numbers are in ratio 1:2:3 and HCF is 12. The numbers are:
a) 12,24,36
b) 11,22,33
c) 12,24,32

d) 5,10,15

15) Rs. 1200 is lent out at 5% per annum simple interest for 3 years. Find the amount after 3 years.
a) 1380
b) 1290
c) 1470

d) 1200

1) Insect : Disease :: War : ?

a) Army
c) Arsenal

b) Defeat
d) Destruction

2) Float : Sink :: Boat : ?

a) Ship
c) Submarine

b) war
d) Missile

3) Interest : Money lender :: Salary : ?

a) Employees
c) Workers

b) Zamindars
d) Prisoner

4) A is son of C while C and Q are the sisters to one another. Z is the mother of Q. If P is the son
of Z, Which one of the following statements is correct ?
a) Q is the grandfather of A
b) P is the maternal uncle of A
c) P is the cousin of A

d) Z is the brother of C

5) Pointing at a photo, Dinesh said, "His father is only son of my mother." The photo belongs to- :
a) Dinesh
b) Dinesh's brother
c) Dinesh's father

d) Dinesh's son

6) Find the odd number/letters from the given alternatives.

a) Swimming
b) Sailing
c) Diving

d) Driving

7) Find the odd number / letters / word from the given alternative.
a) 5720
b) 6710
c) 2640

d) 4270

8) Find the odd number/letters from the given alternatives.

a) 626
b) 841
c) 962

d) 1090

9) Find the odd number/letters from the given alternatives.



10) 1, 9, 25, 49, ?, 121. What will come at the place of question mark ?
a) 100
b) 91
c) 64

d) 81

11) 6, 11, 21, 36, 56, ?

a) 91
c) 81

b) 51
d) 42

12) 8, 28, 116, 584, ?

a) 1752
c) 3508

b) 3504
d) 3502

13) In a certain code FIRE is coded as DGPC. What will be the last letter of the coded word for
a) Q
b) R
c) S

d) P

14) If TOUR is written in a certain code as 1234, CLEAR as 56784 and SPARE as 90847, what will
be the 5th digit for SCULPTURE in the same code ?
a) 3
b) 4
c) 6

d) 0

15) A man walks 1 km to East and then he turns to South and walks 5 km. Again he turns to East
and walks 2 km. After this he turns to North and walks 9 km. Now, how far is he from his
starting point?
a) 3 km
b) 4 km
c) 5 km

d) 7 km