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Practice Set11

Reasoning Ability

Direction(6 8): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

1. Pointing towards a boy, Veena said, "He is the son

of only son of my grandfather". How is that boy
related to Veena?
A. Uncle
B. Brother
C. Cousin
inadequate E. None of these

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D. Data

6. How many symbols are there in the above series

each of which is immediately preceded and also immediately followed by a vowel?

2. Introducing Reeta, Sarika said, "she is the only

daughter of my fathers only daughter". How is
Sarika related to Reeta?
A. Aunt

B. Niece
C. Cousin
E. None of these

A. None
B. One
E. More than three

D. Data

D. Three

7. If all the vowels are dropped from the above series,

which of the following would be the eighth element
to the right of the thirteenth element from the left
end?

Directions(3 5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code,
always create new ideas is written as ba ri
sha gi,
ideas and new thoughts is written as fa gi ma
ri,
create thoughts and insights is written as ma
jo ba fa and
new and better solutions is written as ki ri
to fa
3. What is the code for ideas?
A. sha B. ba C. gi D. ma
determined

C. Two

A. 4

B. B

C. C

D. %

E. None of these

8. If each symbols is first converted into a numeral

and then all the numerals are converted into English letters, how many English letters will be there
in the above arrangement of elements?
A. 7
these

B. 12

C. 13

D. 25

E. None of

9. In a certain code, ROAD is written as URDG. How

is SWAN written in that code?
A. VXDQ B. VZDQ
E. None of these

E. Cannot be

C. VZCP

D. UXDQ

4. fa lo ba could be a code for which of the following? 10. In a certain code, FAVOUR is written as EBUPTS.
How is DANGER written in that code?
A. thoughts and action B. create and innovate
A. CBFFDS
B. CBMHDS
C. EBFHDS
C. ideas and thoughts D. create new solutions
D. EBHHFS E. None of these
E. always better ideas
5. Which of the following may represent insights al- 11. If you are facing north-east and move 10 m forward,
turn left and move 7.5 m, then you are
ways better?
A. North of your initial position
A. jo ki to
B. ki to ri
C. sha jo ri
D. to
B. South of your initial position
sha jo E. sha to ba
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C. East of your initial position

D. 12 m from your initial position
E. Both C and D
12. A child is looking for his father. He went 90 metres
in the east before turning to his right. He went 20
metres before turning to his right again to look
for his father at his uncles place 30 metres from
his point. His father was not there. From there,
he went 100 metres to his north before meeting
his father in a street.How far did the son meet his
father from the starting point?
A. 80 m
E. 260 m

B. 100 m

C. 140 m

15. Statement: Despite good economic progress of

the country, significant number of undernourished
children has been observed in the rural parts of the
country.
Courses of action:
I. Govt should increase Wealth Tax/ Income tax
and use that money for upliftment of the deprived
class.
II. Govt should introduce schemes like free meals
in primary schools and make primary education
compulsory.
A. Option A
D. Option D

D. 180 m

13. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word

with the first, fifth, ninth and the tenth letters of
the word AUTO MOBILE, which would be the
second letter of the word from the right ? If more
than one such word can be formed, give Y as the
answer,if no such word can be formed, give Z as
A. Y B. L C. A D. E E. Z

B. Option B
E. Option E

C. Option C

16. Statement: Launching of new brands of fourwheelers is adding to the traffic congestion in the
metro cities.
Courses of action:
I. Pubic should be encouraged to share their private vehicles while travelling to their work places.
II. Govt. should levy heavy taxes on motor cars in
metro cities.

Directions(14 16): In each question below is

given statement followed by two courses of action
numbered I and II. A course of action is a step
or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the
problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume
everything in the statement to be true, then decide
which of the suggested courses of action logically
follows for pursuing.
Give answer (A) if only I follows.
Give answer (B) if only II follows
Give answer (C) if either I or II follows.
Give answer (D) if neither I nor II follows.
17.
Give answer (E) if both I and II follow.

A. Option A
D. Option D

B. Option B
E. Option E

C. Option C

Directions(17 20): Read the following information carefully and answer the question given below.
1. A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting around a
circle and are facing the centre.
2. G is second to the left of C, who is to the
immediate left of F.
3. A is third to the left of E
4. B is between D and E
Which of the following is false?

A. A is 4th to the right of E

14. Statement: Cases of road accidents are increasing
B. G is to the immediate right of D
constantly, particularly in the urban areas.
C. F is 3rd to the right of D
Courses of action:
D. B is to the immediate left of D
I. Transport authorities in the urban should impose
E. None of these
stringent norms for maintenance of vehicles.
II. Traffic police should severely punish those found 18. Which of the following pairs has the 1st person
sitting to the immediate left of the 2nd person?
to be violating traffic rules.
A. Option A
D. Option D

B. Option B
E. Option E

C. Option C

A. BE
of these

B. CA

C. GD

D. DG

E. None

Practice Set 2

19. Which of the following has the middle person sit- 23. What will be the last step for the following input?
ting between the remaining two?
Input: 138 63 49 93 89 122 32 71
A. FCE
B. EFB
C. DEB
D. GDA
A. 32 49 63 71 89 93 122 138
E. None of these
B. 32 49 63 71 93 89 122 138
C. 32 49 71 63 89 93 122 138
20. Which of the following is the position of F?
D. Cant be determined
E. None of these
A. 4th to the right of D
B. To the immediate left of C
24. How many step will be required for getting the final
C. Between A and E
output for the following input?
D. To the immediate right of A
Input: 101 85 66 49 73 39 142 25 115 74
E. None of these
A. 5 B. 7 C. 6 D. 8 E. None of these
Directions(21 25): Study the following infor- 25. What will be the third step for the following input?
mation carefully to answer these questions.
Input: 67 23 58 159 46 123 79
A number sorting machine when given an input of
A. 23 67 58 46 159 123 74
numbers, rearranges them in a particular manner
B. 23 67 58 46 123 79 159
step-by-step as indicated below is an illustration of
C. 23 46 67 58 123 79 159
this arrangement.
D. 23 46 67 58 79 123 159
Input: 39 121 48 18 76 112 14 45 63 96
Step I: 14 39 121 48 18 76 112 45 63 96
Step II: 14 39 48 18 76 112 45 63 96 121
Step III: 14 18 39 48 76 112 45 63 96 121
Step IV: 14 18 39 48 76 45 63 96 112 121

E. Cant be determined
Directions(26 30): Read the following information and answer the questions given below it.
Alka is older than Mala. Gopal is older than Mala
but younger than Alka. Kapil is younger than Ram
and Mala. Mala is older than Ram.

Step V: 14 18 39 45 48 76 63 96 112 121

Step VI: 14 18 39 45 48 63 76 96 112 121 and step
VI is the last step for this input.
21. What will be step III for the following input?
Input: 68 182 39 93 129 46 21 58
A. 21 39 68 129 93 46 58 182
B. 21 39 68 93 129 46 58 182
C. 21 68 39 93 129 46 58 182
D. Cant be determined E. None of these
22. Given below is the fifth step of an input. What
will be the third step?
Step V: 17 32 43 82 69 93 49 56 99 106
A. 17 32 82 43 69 93 49 56 99 106
B. 17 32 82 69 43 93 49 56 99 106
C. 17 32 82 69 93 43 49 56 99 106
D. 17 32 82 69 43 93 56 49 99 106
E. Cant be determined

A. Mala
these

B. Kapil

C. Alka

D. None of

A. Gopal
these

B. Ram

C. Alka

D. None of

A. Mala

B. Gopal

C. Ram

D. Alka

A. Alka

B. Mala

C. Kapil

D. Gopal

A. Mala

B. Ram

C. Alka

D. Kapil

Directions(31 35): Which conclusion is true

among the following options for the given statements.

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31. Statements:
i) All smart asses are dumb asses

D. None of these

ii) Some bad asses are smart asses

Conclusions:
A. All dumb asses are bad asses
B. Some dumb asses are bad asses
C. No bad asses are dumb asses
D. Some bad asses are not dumb asses
E. None of these
32. Statements:
i) All cities have houses
ii) All lands have cities
Conclusions:
A. All houses have lands
B. All lands have houses
C. Not all houses have lands
D. None of these
33. Statements:
i) All kitchens have closets
ii) All closets have shelves
Conclusions:
A. Some kitchens have no shelves
B. All shelves have kitchens
C. All kitchens have shelves
D. None of these
34. Statements:
i) All ambulances are life savers
ii) No ambulances are bumper cars
Conclusions:
A. No life savers are bumper cars
B. No bumper cars are life savers
C. Some life savers are not bumpers cars
D. None of these
35. Statements:
i) All dogs are brown
ii) All pitbulls are brown
Conclusions:
A. Some pitbulls are dogs
B. Some pitbulls are not dogs

Numerical Ability
Directions(36 40): What should come in place
of question mark (?) in the following questions?
1
36. 8500 + (1600 ?) of = 8501
5
A. 310
B. 315
C. 320
D. 325
of these
1
37. 377 13 29 2 =?
4
1
1
1
1
A.
B.
C.
D.
8
6
4
3

E. None

E. None of these

38. 5 [5 {5 5(5 + 5)}] = ?

A. 0 B. 1 C. 10 D. 50

E. None of these

39. 175 11 50 3 (75 50) = ?

A. 1919
B. 1918
C. 1912
E. None of these

D. 1911

40. 1 [1 + 1 {1 + 1 (1 1)}] = ?
4
2
1
5
B.
C.
D.
E. None of these
A.
3
3
3
3
Directions(41 45): What approximate value
should come in place of the question mark (?) in
the following questions? (Note: you are not expected to calculate the exact value).
41. (186 270.99) 40 = ?
A. 1160
E. 1260

B. 1200

C. 1300

D. 1180

C. 7590

D. 3430

A. 9870
E. 8540

B. 6760

43. 175 28 275 27.98 = ?

A. 470 B. 500 C. 600

A. 58

B. 56

C. 52

D. 450

D. 63

E. 700

E. 61

45. 69.008% of 699.998 + 32.99% of 399.999 = ?

A. 615

B. 645

C. 675

D. 715

E. 725

Practice Set 2

Directions(46 50): What should come in place 55. Peter having a bag of coins of 25p, 10p, 5p in the
of the question mark (?) in the following number
ratio of 2 : 3 : 4. If there are Rs. 45 in all how
series?
many 5p coins are there?
46. 24, 36, 72, 180, 540, 1890, ?
A. 4320
B. 3640
C. 7560
E. None of these

D. 5610

A. 30460
B. 30720
C. 30840
E. None of these

D. 30950

A. 3444
B. 3222
E. None of these

A. 200
these

B. 90

C. 45

D. 3555

49. 4248, 2112, 1074, 513, 286.5, ?

A. 136.25 B. 161.25 C. 175.25
E. 107.25

D. 112.25

A. 1379
B. 1394
C. 1452
E. None of these

D. 1463

51. The average of the daily incomes of A, B and C is

Rs. 250. If B earns Rs. 30 more than C and A
earns double of C. What is the daily income of C?

E. None of

56. An amount of money invested on simple interest

becomes 5 times of itself in 16 years. What is the
rate of interest per annum?
A. 15%
B. 20%
E. None of these

C. 3333

D. 180

C. 25%

D. 30%

57. A certain sum of money amounts to Rs. 1008 in 2

1
years and to Rs. 1164 in 3 years. Find the sum
2
and rate of interest?
A. 700, 13%
D. 800, 15%

B. 700, 15%
E. None of these

C. 800, 13%

58. Arun walked diagonally across a square plot. Approximately what was the percent saved by not
walking the edges?
A. 50%
B. 29.5%
E. Cannot be determined

C. 35%

D. 41%

D. Rs. 59. Three partners shared the profit in a business in

the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. They had partnered for 14
months, 8 months and 7 months respectively what
52. Sandeep purchases a bike for Rs. 4700 and spends
was the ratio of their investment?
Rs. 800 on its repair. If he sells the bike for Rs.
A. 5 : 7 : 8 B. 20 : 49 : 64 C. 38 : 28 : 21
5800, his gain percent is:
D. 25 : 30 : 42 E. None of these
4
5
A. 4 %
B. 5 %
C. 10%
D. 12%
60. How many kg of pure salt must be added to 30 kg
7
11
E. None of these
of a 2% solution of salt and water to increase it to
a 10% solution?
53. The population of a town increased from 175000 to
1
2
262500 in a decade. What is the average percent
B. 15 kg
C. 3 kg
D. 14 kg
A. 2 kg
3
3
increase of population per year?
E. None of these
A. 4%
B. 6%
C. 5%
D. 50%
E. None
61. A boy goes to school at a speed of 3 kmph and
of these
returns to the village at a speed of 2 kmph. If he
54. The present age of a mother is 2 years more than
takes 5 hrs in all, what is the distance between the
three times the age of her son. Three years hence,
village and the school?
the mothers age will be 8 years more than twice
A. 2 km
B. 3 km
C. 5 km
D. 6 km
the age of the son. Find the present age of the
E. 4 km
mother.
A. Rs. 195 B. Rs. 190
185 E. None of these

C. Rs. 180

A. 33 years
years

C. 44 years

B. 29 years

D. 36 62. How many 4 digit numbers can be formed from the

digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 which are divisible by 5 and

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A. 50
these

B. 90

C. 120

D. 15

68. Total how many students are there in the Institute

of Arts, Commerce and Science?
E. None of
I. 20% of the students study Science.

63. A can do a piece of work in 80 days. He works at it

for 10 days and then B alone finishes the remaining
work in 42 days. The two together could complete
the work in how many days?
A. 20 days
B. 18 days
days E. None of these

C. 30 days

D. 48

II. Number of students studying Arts and Commerce are in the ratio of 3 : 5 respectively.
III. Number of students studying Commerce is
more than the number of students studying Science by 375.
A. II and III B. III and either I or II C. Any
two of the three
D. Cant be determined
E. All of these

64. A man can row upstream at 8 km/h and downstream at 12 km/h. Find the mans rate in still
69. What is the cost of flooring the rectangular hall?
water.
I. Perimeter of the hall is 76 m.
A. 6 B. 8 C. 10 D. 12 E. None of these
II. Area of the hall is 336 sq.m.
65. A box contains 5 green, 4 yellow and 3 white marIII. Cost of flooring per square metre is Rs. 550.
bles. Three marbles are drawn at random. What
A. I and III B. II and III C. Any two of the
is the probability that they are not of the same
three D. All of these E. None of these
colour?
A. 3/44
B. 3/55
E. None of these

C. 52/55

D. 41/44

Directions(66 70): In each of these questions,

a question is followed by information in three statements. You have to study the question along with
the information given in the statements and decide the information in which of the statement (s)
is necessary and sufficient to answer the question.

70. In how many days can the work be completed by

A and B together?
I. A alone can complete the work in 8 days.
II. If A alone works for 5 days and B alone works
for 6 days, the work gets completed.
III. B alone can complete the work in 16 days.
A. I and II B. II and either I or III C. Either
II or I and III D. II and III E. None of these

66. What is Sudhas present salary?

I. The salary increases every year by 15%.

General English

II. Her salary at the time of joining was Rs. 10000.

III. She had joined exactly 5 years ago.
A. II and III B. I and II C. I and III
of these E. None of these

D. All

67. What was the amount of profit earned?

I. 10% discount was offered on the labelled price.
II. The labelled price is Rs. 600.
III. Selling price was more that the cost price by
20%.
A. I and either II or III
C. Either I or II and III
E. All of these

B. Any two of the three

D. Cant be determined

Directions(71 80): Read the following passage

carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold
the questions.
Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) have long
been recognised for their potential as environment friendly, versatile and sustainable energy alternatives for rural areas of India. However, despite efforts by the Ministry of Non-conventional
Energy Sources (MNES) and the India Renewable
Energy Development Agency (IREDA), RETs have
not yet succeeded as a major alternative source of
energy in rural India. The programmes of MNES

Practice Set 2

and IREDA designed to support small-scale distributed systems have relied on heavily subsidized
credit, technology training and consumer awareness activities to stimulate the market for end-user
finance for renewable energy systems for domestic
use and a tiered set of capital and interest rate subsidies for water pumping in the agriculture sector.
While end-users in some rural areas now have access to solar-powered lanterns or lights and biogas
systems for their home, and agricultural operations
are taking advantage of remarkable capital subsidies for solar energy to use for water pumping, the
use of heavy capital and interest rate subsidies, and
the focus on domestic use rather than on matching
renewable energy technology applications with income enhancement opportunities have tied the success of these programmes to government budgets
and political cycles limiting both the breadth and
depth of development and penetration of projects
that harness renewable energy resources.
In order of fully understand the barriers to
the development of renewable energy enterprises/projects in rural India, we must review a
few of the key characteristics of investments in renewable energy projects.
First, investments in renewable energy projects are
relatively information and capital-intensive. The
greater information intensity arises primarily from
the need for more upfront information regarding the energy resource compared to conventional
power projects. Renewable energy resource assessments, in most cases, need to be site-specific
and preferably with data for a significant period
of time. Renewable energy technologies are also
more capital-intensive than conventional hydrocarbon ones because of the large upfront investment
cost in generation equipment needed to utilize a
free or low-cost energy source. Due to the capital intensity, the financial viability of such investments and projects is often more dependent
on longer-term financing structures available at the
outset of the project.
Second, individual renewable energy investments
are generally smaller than those made in conventional power generation projects due to constraints
on local resource availability. Local resource availability is in turn limited by the low energy density

of renewable energy resources. As extensive time

and resources are necessary to catalogue the site
specific resource availability before financing can
be considered, the technical and managerial knowhow requirements and associated costs that occur
prior to the project often represent a much larger
percentage of project costs than in the case of conventional power projects.
Third, entrepreneurs developing small-scale renewable energy projects face the same business and financial risks associated with any enterprise. The
viability of any enterprise depends on its ability to
build a business based on solid concepts and competencies in sound contexts that mitigate those
risks.
Considering the aforementioned characteristics,
the key barriers to development of small-scale renewable energy projects are fourfold. First, rural
entrepreneurs do not usually have the knowledge
and expertise necessary to write business plans for
projects that link renewable energy technologies
with productive use of applications, to assess the
rewards and risks of the project and estimate the
costs to mitigate the associated risks. All of these
are necessary inputs before a project is presented
to a financier for investment. In addition, the negotiations with financiers may be complex, involving concepts and approaches that are not familiar
to the entrepreneur. Second, the paperwork and
soft costs associated with identifying and obtaining access to financing for small and medium-scale
projects is high relative to the financing needs.
Without critical first-stage financing, most of the
entrepreneurs interested in developing renewable
energy projects will not be able to take the time
away from normal business operations to implement renewable energy projects. Third, many of
the renewable energy technologies are still relatively new to the market, so the commercial chains,
networks, marketing and financial links, and other
institutional structures that service traditional energy technologies are not in place to assist the entrepreneur even if she/he has the skills, know-how
and capital. Fourth, given the newness, there is a
limited availability of investment capital to finance
the high upfront costs associated with the initial
stages of developing a renewable energy project.

Practice Set 2

71. Which of the following is/are the reason/s that the

programmes implemented by IREDA and MNES
have not yet succeeded in making RETs the major
alternative source of energy?
1. Focus on employment generation.
2. Emphasis on industrial use of renewable energy.
3. Interest rate subsidies linking these to Government budgets and political cycles.
A. Only 2
B. Only 2 and 3
C. Only 3
D. Only 1 and 2 E. All 1, 2 and 3
72. Which of the following is possibly the most appropriate title for the passage?
A. Programmes to Implement Renewable Energy
Projects in Rural Areas.
B. Rural Renewable Energy Projects - The Barries
C. The Benefits of Alternative Sources of Energy
D. The Government and Renewable Energy
Projects
E. Taking Forward Renewable Energy Projects
in India
73. Which of the following is/are the characteristic/s
of investment in RETs?

C. Information needed by these projects is

mostly confidential and requires a lot of paperwork
in order to gain access.
D. The information required by these projects is
far greater than that required by any other project
related to energy conservation.
E. The information required by these projects is
very vast and sometimes unrelated to the project
at hand.
75. What, according to the passage, is a drawback of
renewable energy projects newness?
A. The unfamiliarity with the concept of renewable energy amongst the locals.
B. The low risk factor involved in its implementation attracts entrepreneurs who fail to complete
these projects in time.
C. Too many investors willing to invest in these
projects thereby creating confusion.
D. The absence of well-established links for
networking, marketing and financing.
E. These require minimum paperwork thus
there are few or no records of these projects being
generated for future reference.
Directions(76 78): Choose the word/group of
words which is most similar in meaning to the
word/group of words printed in bold as used in
the passage.

1. There are a number of investors willing to in76. OUTSET

vest readily invest in these projects.
2. These demand more investment of capital
over the conventional energy projects.

A. Start
B. Periphery
D. Culmination E. Stage

C. Boundary

3. These involve lesser risk as compared to the

77. VIABILITY
conventional energy projects.
A. Technicality
B. Rigidity
C. Regularity
A. Only 1 and 3 B. Only 1 and 2 C. Only 2
D. Commodity E. Feasibility
D. Only 2 and 3 E. All 1, 2 and 3
78. RECOGNIZED
74. Why are renewable energy projects termed
A. Predictable
B. Standard
C. Known
information-intensive?
D. Resembled E. Questioned
A. The information on resources required by these
projects is specific in terms of the location as well
Directions(79 80): Choose the word/group of
as the time period.
words which is most opposite in meaning to the
B. Very little information about renewable enword/group of words printed in bold as used in
ergy is available for the implementation of these
the passage.
projects.

Practice Set 2

79. MITIGATE
A. Aggravate
B. Anger
D. Alienate E. Alleviate

C. Moderate

80. COMPLEX
A. Plain
B. Simple
C. Undisturbed
D. Compound E. Unilateral

3. But nowhere were Romas these abilities

recognised on her report cards, because there
was no check-off box for artwork and creativity.
4. Some of her artwork were selected to represent
her school at art exhibition at state the level
art exhibition.

Directions(81 85): Read each sentence to

5. As a child, she had been a good studentfind out whether there is any grammatical misabove average in most areas but not an extake/error in it. The error if any, will be in one
ceptional early reader and writer.
part of the sentence. Mark the number of the part
with error as your answer. If there is no error, 86. Which of the following should be the THIRD senmark (E).
tence after rearrangement?
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5
81. To run a company effectively (A)/ it is very important (B)/ in knowing the strengths and weaknesses
87. Which of the following should be the FOURTH
(C)/ of the employees. (D)/ No error (E)
sentence after rearrangement?
A. A B. B C. C D. D E. E
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5
82. The land records (A)/ of this district (B)/ will
computerise (C)/ by next year. (D)/ No error (E) 88. Which of the following should be the SECOND
sentence after rearrangement?
A. A B. B C. C D. D E. E
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5
83. The Head Office has (A)/ issued instructions that
(B)/ the performance of all Zonal Managers (C)/ 89. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
have to assess by a committee. (D)/ No error (E)
A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

E. E

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

E. 5

84. She has promised to (A)/ donate the funds to (B)/ 90. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
establish a library in many (C)/ villages in India.
(D)/ No error (E)
A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5
A. A B. B C. C D. D E. E
85. We have already (A)/ submitted our application
(B)/ and expect to receive (C)/ our licence in
thirty days.(D)/ No error (E)
A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

E. E

Directions(91 95): In each of the following

sentence there are two blank spaces. Below each
sentence there are five pair of words denoted by
letters A, B, C, D, and E. Find out which pair of
words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence
meaningfully complete.

Directions(86 90): Rearrange the following

five sentences 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph then an91. He objected to the proposal because it was founded
swer the questions given below them.
on a .... principle and also was .... at time.
1. What teachers repeatedly commented on was
A. faulty .... desirable
that she was very creative" and had an unB. imperative .... reasonable
usual way of thinking", etc.
C. wrong .... inconvenient
2. A study done by the institute focuses on
Roma, an individual with creative abilities.

D. sound .... acceptable

E. unconforming .... deplorable

10

Practice Set 2

92. The criterion for ..... a player should be his recent

performance, but unfortunately, the journalists are
..... to be carried away by earlier successes.
A. condemning .... satisfying
B. judging .... prone
C. revealing .... reluctant
D. eager .... acclaiming
E. criticising .... clean
93. For the last half century, he ..... himself to public
affairs ..... taking a holiday.
A. by .... committed
B. after .... offered
C. devoted .... without
D. sacrified .... after
E. prepared .... before
94. You will see signs of ..... everywhere, which speak
well for the .... of these people.
A. decoration .... senses
B. clear .... debris
C. beauty .... careful
D. industry .... prosperity
E. repairs .... extravaganza
95. The police arrested Ramesh on a .... of theft but
for lack of evidence .... him.

(98) in a city like water, electricity, transport etc.

need special consideration.
TERI has put together a detailed report that (99)
sustainability in the provision of basic urban services in Indian cities.
Inadequate public transport is a major reason for
the proliferation of private vehicles on the road.
Respiratory illness in children living in urban areas
is on the rise with more cases of Asthma being
(100) because of pollution. The future of cities of
Indian dreams depends on whether we can build
better cities today.
96. A. Speculated
D. Considered
97. A. Payment
E. Expense

Twenty years from now, nearly 60% of the worlds

population will live in urban areas. The impact
of urbanization might not all be positive on India
as urban expansion is happening at a much faster
rate than infrastructure expansion.
Sustainability issues need to be (96) so that economic development is not at the (97) of public
health. Some urban services that ought to be in

B. Rate

C. Imagined

C. Costs

D. Charge

98. A. Abundance
B. Large
D. Vicinity E. Location

C. Functional

99. A. Bring
B. Emphasizes
D. Postulates E. Requests

C. Speculates

100. A. Produced
B. Develop
D. Resulted E. Reported

C. Composed

A. crime .... imprisoned

B. punished .... complaint
C. left .... condition
D. tip .... absconding
E. charge .... released
Directions(96 100): In the following passage
there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.
These numbers are printed below the passage and
against each five words/phrases are suggested, one
of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the
appropriate word/phrase in each case.

B. Believed
E. Understand

1. B 2. E
9. B 10. B
16. A 17. C
23. A 24. D
30. D 31. B
37. A 38. E
44. C 45. A
51. C 52. B
58. B 59. B
65. D 66. D
72. A 73. C
79. E 80. B
86. E 87. A
93. C 94. D
100. E

3. C 4. B 5. D 6. B 7. D
11. A 12. B 13. A 14. D
18. D 19. E 20. A 21. B
25. C 26. A 27. B 28. A
32. B 33. C 34. C 35. D
39. A 40. C 41. E 42. E
46. C 47. D 48. A 49. E
53. C 54. B 55. D 56. C
60. A 61. D 62. C 63. C
67. E 68. E 69. B 70. C
74. D 75. D 76. A 77. E
81. C 82. E 83. D 84. C
88. D 89. B 90. C 91. C
95. E 96. D 97. E 98. A

8.
15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.
57.
64.
71.
78.
85.
92.
99.

D
D
E
A
C
B
E
C
C
C
C
D
B
B

Practice Set 2

11

9. (B)
R

Reasoning

O
+3

A
+3

D
+3

+3

1. (B) Brother
U
S

G.F

R
W

+3
Son

+3

G
N
+3

+3

10. (B)

Veena

Son Boy

D
A

F
+1

Brother

E
D

1
B
A

+1

U
N

P
G

+1
T
E

S
R

Father

+1
daughter

Sarika

1
B

+1

+1
D

1
S

11. (A)

mother

daughter

North from initial position

Reeta

7.5 m
north

Direction(3 5):
Create - ba, new - ri, ideas - gi, always - sha,
thoughts - ma, and - fa, insight - jo, better/solution
- ki/to
3. (C) ideas - gi

10 m
starting point

12. (B)

80m

100m

5. (D) insights always better - to sha jo

F

6. (B) One
E

30m

A
20m

Vowel

60m
20m

vowel
D

7. (D)

x2 = 802 + 602

BCM@N&T2Y6S?Q\$7?W#Z3%4
13th place

8th

place
8. (D) 25
All characters will become English letters at final.

x2 = 6400 + 3600 = 10000

x = 10000
x = 100 m
13. (A)
Three words can be formed from AMLE

12

Practice Set 2

1.LAME

2.MEAL

3.MALE

Step 4: 25 39 101 85 66 49 73 74 115 142

Step 5: 25 39 49 101 85 66 73 74 115 142

14. (D)

15. (D)

16. (A)

Step 8: 25 39 49 66 73 74 85 101 115 142

Directions(17 20):
B

25. (C)

D

Step 1: 23 67 58 159 46 123 79

Step 2: 23 67 58 46 123 79 159

17. (C) F is 3rd to the right of D is false

Directions(26 30):

1) Alka

2) Gopal
3) Mala

4) Ram

21. (B)

5) Kapil

Step 2: 21 68 39 93 129 46 58 182

Step 3: 21 39 68 93 129 46 58 182
22. (E) Cannot be determined.
23. (A)

28. (A) Malas age is exactly in the middle

29. (A) Alka is the eldest
30. (D) Kapil is the youngest
31. (B) Some dumb asses are bad asses

Input: 138 63 49 93 89 122 32 71

32 138 63 49 93 89 122 71
32 63 49 93 89 122 71 138

32 49 63 93 89 122 71 138
32 49 63 93 89 71 122 138

32. (B) All lands have houses

32 49 63 71 93 89 122 138
Last step: 32 49 63 71 89 93 122 138
24. (D)
Input: 101 85 66 49 73 39 142 25 115 74
Step 1: 25 101 85 66 49 73 39 142 115 74

Practice Set 2

33. (C) All kitchens have shelves

13

40. (C)
1 [1 + 1 {1 + 1 (1 1)}]

1[1 + 1 2]
2
1 1.5 =
3

35. (D) None of the conclusions follow

41. (E)
186 271
50406
=
= 1260
40
40
42. (E)
4780
529
296
1195
=
529
74
632155
= 8542.63 = 8540
=
74
43. (B)

D
b
P

Numerical Ability
36. (C)
1600 1
= 8501
x
5
8500x + 320 = 8501x

8500 +

x = 320
37. (A)
1 1
1
377
=
13 29 4 2
8
38. (E)
5 - [5 - {5 5(10)}]
5 -[5 + 45]
5 - 50 = -45
39. (A)

175

28
28
275

5488
= 498.9 = 500
11
44. (C)

624.99 + 729.95 = 25 + 27 = 52
45. (A)
33
69
700 +
400
100
100
483 + 132 = 615
46. (C)
3
= 36
2
36 2 = 72
5
72 = 180
2
180 3 = 540
7
540 = 1890
2
1890 4 = 7560
24

47. (D)

175 11 - 50 3 (25)
3
175 11 - 50
25
175 11 - 50 0.12

8 31 122 485 1936 7739 ?(30950)

1925 - 6 = 1919

122 4 - 3 = 485

8 4 - 1 = 31
31 4 - 2 = 122

14

Practice Set 2

485 4 -4 = 1936

52. (B)

1936 4 - 5 = 7739

Cost Price of bike = 4700

7739 4 - 6 = 30950

Repair cost = 800

48. (A)
234 448 876 1732 ?(3444)
234 + 214 = 448
448 + (214 2) = 876
876 + (428 2) = 1732
1732 + (856 2) = 3444

CP = Cost price of bike + Repair cost = 5500

Selling price of the bike = 5800
Gain
Gain% =
100
CP
Gain = 5800 - 5500 = 300
300
5
Gain% =
100 = 5 %
5500
11
53. (C)

49. (E)
4248 2112 1074 513 286.5 ?(107.25)
4248 0.5 - 12 = 2112
2112 0.5 + 18 = 1074
1074 0.5 - 24 = 513
513 0.5 + 30 = 286.5
286.5 0.5 -36 = 107.25

Population increased :
262500 - 175000 = 87500
Average Percent for a decade(1 decade = 10 years)
87500
100 = 50%
=
175000
50
= 5%
Average percent for 1 yr =
10
54. (B)

50. (E)
1140 1148 1175 1239 1364 ?(1580)
1140 + 23 = 1148
1148 + 33 = 1175
1175 + 43 = 1239
1239 + 53 = 1364
1364 + 63 = 1580
51. (C)

Let mothers age be M

Let Sons age be S
M = 3S + 2 M - 3S = 2
M + 3 = 2(S + 3) + 8
M + 3 = 2S + 6 + 8
M = 2S + 11
M - 2S = 11
M - 3S = 2

Average income :
A+B+C
= 250
3
A + B + C = 750 1

M - 2S = 11

B earns 30 more than C,

M-39=2

B = 30 + C 2

M = 2 + 27

A earns double of C

M = 29 yrs

A = 2C - 3

S=9
Sub S = 9 in

55. (D)

Substitute 2 & 3 in 1

Ratio of 25p, 10p, 5p = 2 : 3 : 4

2C + 30 + C + C = 750

4C = 720

0.50x + 0.3x + 0.2x = 45

C = 180

x = 45

Practice Set 2

Number of 5p Coins = 4x
= 4 45
= 180
56. (C)
A = 5P
A=P+I
5P = P + I
I = 4P

nr

P(7r + 200) = 232800

232800
P=
7r + 200
Equating values of P
50400
232800
=
r + 50
7r + 200
252
1164
=
r + 50
7r + 200
21(7r + 200) = 97(r + 50)
147r + 4200 = 97r + 4850

By formula,
100

15

P
SI

100

16r

4P

4r = 100
r = 25%
57. (C)
A=P+I
I=A-P
I = 1008 - P

50r = 650
r = 13%
PNR
SI =
100
P 2 13
100
100800 - 100P = 26P
1008 - P =

126P = 100800
100800
P=
126
= Rs. 800
58. (B)

I = 1164 - P

(I) n = 2yrs
pnr
SI =
100
P 2r
1008 - P =
100
50400 - 50P = Pr

Then its diagonal = x

Pr + 50P = 50400
P(r + 50) = 50400
50400
P=
r + 50
7
(II) n = yrs
2
I = 1164 - P
P 7r
1164 - P =
2 100
7pr
1164 - P =
200
232800 - 200P = 7Pr
7Pr + 200P = 232800

2 = 1.414x

By walking through the edges length = 2x

Difference = 2x - 1.414x = 0.586x
0.586x
% Saved =
100
2x
' 29.5%
59. (B)
A:B:C
5: 7: 8
14x + 8y + 7z = 5 : 7 : 8
14x = 5 8y = 7 7z = 8
5
7
8
x=
y= z=
14
8
7
5 7 8
x: y: z
: :
14 8 7
20 49 64
:
:
20 : 49 : 64
56 56 56

16

Practice Set 2

60. (A)
2
30 = 0.6
100
0.6 + x
10
=
30 + x
100
60 + 100x = 300 + 10x
240
x=
90
2
= 2 kg
3

65. (D)

61. (D)

66. (D)

S = 3 km/hr [Village to School]

S = 2 km/hr [School to Village]
Let Distance = x km
Distance
Time =
Speed
x
x
+ =5
3
2
2x + 3x = 30

12 11 10
= 220
123
5C3 + 4C3 + 3C3 = 10 + 4 + 1 = 15
3
15
=
220
44
3
Probability of same colour =
44
41
3
=
Not in same colour = 1 44
44
12C3 =

By Statements I, II & III can find salary of Sudha

15
10000 1500
100
For 5yrs 1500 5 = 7500
Sudhas present Salary = 10000 + 7500 = 17500
67. (E)
By using all the statements I, II & III are sufficient
to answer the question

5x = 30
x=6

68. (E)

Distance = 6 km

62. (C)

69. (B)

Divisible by 5 so the number ends with 5

4 digit number : - - - 5

Using Statement II & III alone we can find the cost

of flooring the rectangular hall.

6 5 4 = 120

lb = 336
Cost per square metre = 550

63. (C)
A=

336 550 = Rs. 1,84,800

1
80

1
1
10 =
80
8
1
7
Remaining work = 1 - =
8
8
8
1
Bs work: B =
7
42
1
B=
48
1
1
8
A+B=
+
=
80
48
240
= 30 days
As work for 10 days =

64. (C)
Rate in still water =

U S + DS
8 + 12
=
= 10
2
2

70. (C)
1
8
1
1
1 1
11
Statement II - A - B = + =
5
6
5 6
30
30
=
11
1
Statement III - B =
16
1
1
3
16
Statement I & III +
=
=
8 16
16
3
By using II alone or I and III together, we can find
A and B working together days.

Statement I - A =