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MOCK TISSNET 1 (2015)

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MOCK TEST 1
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Test consists of 95 questions which should be solved in not more than 100 minutes
Each question carries one mark, except RC (76-80) where every question is for 2 marks
Use of calculator or digital watch is not allowed
There is no sectional time limit
There is no negative marking
Section 1- General Knowledge

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Which is correct order of solar system starting from Sun?
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus
Mercury, Venus, Mars, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

2) Which one of the following is not the result of mechanical weathering of
rocks?
1. Peeling of the surface layers
2. Splitting into grains and gravels
3. Breaking into boulders
4. Falling into a powdery mass
3) What is the name of word’s first malaria vaccination developed by
GlaxoSmithKline?
1. Maldisparix
2. ARCEVA
3. Plasmodium falciparum
4. Mosquirix
4) Which instrument is used to measure attitudes of aircrafts?
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Ammeter
Audiometer
Altimeter
Anemometer

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Aurangzeb 3.5) What is the name of the CalTech seismologist who invented the scale used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes? 1. Akbar 2. Yajurveda 3. Lord Dalhousie 10) The violent incident at Chauri Chaura in Uttar Pradesh occurred during which of the following movements? 1. Bahadur Shah 8) To whom is the Bibi ka Maqbara. Giuseppe Mercalli 4. son of Aurangzeb at Aurangabad dedicated? 1. Rigveda 7) Which Mughal emperor assumed the title of Alamgir? 1. Atharvaveda 4. Lord Curzon 2. Chand Bibi 9) Who among the following is known as the Maker of Modern India? 1. Babur 4. Samaveda 2. Jodha Bai 2. Non-cooperation 3. Mumtaz Begum 3. Joshua Rumble 6) The theory of classical music is discussed in1.wordpress. Charles Richter 2. Quit India 4. Rabia Durrani (Dilras Banu Begum) 4.com/ Page 3 . William Bentinck 3. Poorna Swaraj Blog: https://howtocracktiss. Hiram Walker 3. Civil disobedience 2. Lord Cornwallis 4. a monument built by Azam Shah.

Amartya Sen 3. Mother Teresa 2.11) Which of the following period is popularly known as Golden Age of India? 1) Gupta 2) Mauryan 3) Chalukya 4) Rashtrakuta 12) The largest religious monument in the world. Choudhary Rahmat Ali 2.wordpress.com/ Page 4 . Mohammad Ali Jinnah 3. Angkor Wat is situated in 1) Indonesia 2) Cambodia 3) India 4) Bhutan 13) How many Schedules are contained in the Constitution of India? 1) 12 2) 20 3) 10 4) 25 14) After which Nobel Laureate. Mahatma Gandhi 4. NASA named Asteroid 316201 on 12 April 2015? 1. Malala Yousafzai 15) Vasco Da Gama found the Cape of Good Hope route from Europe to India and reached Calicut in 1) 1577 2) 1498 3) 1849 4) 1489 16) Who coined the name `Pakistan'? 1. Rabindranath Tagore 4. None of these Blog: https://howtocracktiss.

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will allow 16-18 years of children work 2. Scheme to increase interstate co-operation 2.22) Recently eminent Kannada writer Dr.wordpress. 2000.com/ Page 6 . What is the name of the NGO Anshu Gupta founded? 1) Pradan 2) Pratham 3) Parivartan 4) Goonj 24) HRIDAY is related to1. will allow the judiciary to treat children between the age of 16-18 as adults depending on the heinousness of the crime committed 3. The Act 1. Indo. National Heritage City Development And Augmentation Yojana 4. Heart transplant scheme for poor 25) Who is new brand ambassador of Tata Sky? 1) Aamir Khan 2) Shahrukh Khan 3) Kangana Ranaut 4) Kareena Kapoor 26) Juvenile Justice Bill.Pak peace initiative 3. and Anshu Gupta are the two Indians selected for this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award. He received Sahitya Akademi award for which book? 1) Kettitthu Kalyan 2) Neeru Neeradisittu 3) Marga 4) Sarangarshi 23) Whistleblower Indian forest officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi. Protect children between the age of 16-18 in case of heinous crimes Blog: https://howtocracktiss. 2014 will now replace the Juvenile Justice Act. MM Kalburgi was shot dead in Dharwad.

C. Provide extra protection to the female children the age of 16-18 27) Which Hungarian writer has been awarded the £60. Abdul Kalam 2) Swami Prabhupad 3) Baba Ramdev 4) Sri Sri Ravishankar 30) Who is the author of the book 'Nineteen Eighty Four'? 1. All soaps are powder. The larger of the two numbers is 1) 276 2) 299 3) 322 33) Statements: All soaps are detergents. II.Mathematical and logical Reasoning 31) EPFA. are 13 and 14. IPJA.M. P.000 Man Booker International Prize of 2015? 1) László Krasznahorkai 2) Hoda Barakat 3) Mia Couto 4) Amitav Ghosh 28) Warli is associated with 1) Cave in Bihar 2) Kind of drama 3) Old script 4) Tribal art of painting 29) Who is author of the book Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji? 1) A.C.P. MPNA? 1) OPPA 2) KPMA 3) LPMA 4) KPLA 32) The H. Blog: https://howtocracktiss. _____. Some detergents are soaps. of two numbers is 23 and the other two factors of their L. J. Conclusion: I.F. Thomas Hardy 2. V.com/ 4) 345 All detergents are powder. George Orwell 4. Leo Tolstoy Section 2. GPHA.wordpress. Singh 3. Page 7 .4.

000 2) Rs.000 37) The compound interest on Rs.000 4) Rs. If there were 32 women. The sum placed on simple interest is 1) 1550 2) 1650 3) 1750 4) 1850 36) The fees in Xavier’s and TISS are in the ratio of 9/2.a. After 3 years he had to pay Rs. 4347. ratio became 7:5.000 3) Rs.wordpress. Only I follow 34) Akash took loan from a bank at the rate of 12% p. The principal amount borrowed by him was: 1) 300 2) 30000 3) 12000 4) 15000 35) Simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 8% per annum is half the compound interest on Rs.5 3) 4 4) 2 38) Present age of Chintoo and Pintoo are in the ratio of 6:4.60. 30. the fees of TISS is1) Rs. Only I and II follow 3.com/ Page 8 . Only II and III follow 4. IV. 2. 4000 for 2 years at 10% per annum. The period (in years) is1) 3 2) 2.000 more than that of TISS. If fees of Xavier’s is Rs.5 40) Ratio of men to women in an office was 5/8.80. simple interest. Some powder are detergents 1. All follow 2.III. mass of Steel is 30 kg.3. by how many Blog: https://howtocracktiss. 3 years hence.40. Some powder are soaps.1. What is Chintoo’s present age? 1) 18 2) 12 3) 30 4) 6 39) A Statue is made of Steel. 10800 interest only for the period.80. What is the mass of Gold? 1) 2 2) 5 3) 4 4) 2.000 at 7% per annum is Rs. Silver and Gold which were in the ratio of 12: 5: 2.40.

Itisha's speed is: 1) 6 2) 5 3) 6.5 46) An adventure enthusiast travelled a distance of 61 km in 9 hours.25 4) 7. Itisha takes 2 hours more than Kshama. What is the radius of the circle? 1) 3 2) 2 3) 4 4) 5 42) Ironman wanted to save a child stuck on the terrace of 6m high building.com/ Page 9 .wordpress. The thief starts running and the policeman chases him. how many feet of fencing will be required? 1) 34 2) 40 3) 68 4) 88 45) In covering a distance of 30 km. If the area of the field is 680 sq. What is the measure of angle PQR? 1) 90 degrees 2) 45 degrees 3) 30 degrees 4) 60 degrees 44) A rectangular field is to be fenced on three sides leaving a side of 20 feet uncovered. then she would take 1 hour less than Kshama. They leave from a garden which is at point Q. The thief and the policeman run at the rate of 10 km and 11 km per hour respectively. After reaching at P Anand realizes that key of Seema’s house is with him and he calls Seema who is at point R and asks her to stop. He travelled partly on foot @ 4 km/hr and partly on bicycle @ 9 km/hr. What will be the shortest distance (in meter) Ironman will have to fly to reach at the top of the building? 1) 9 2) 10 3) 8 4) 36 43) Anand and Seema drive at a same speed while going back home. 14cm and 15cm is inscribed in a circle.number the women are more than men? 1) 3 2) 12 3) 20 4) 13 41) A triangle with sides 13cm. He is 8m away from the building. feet. B in 20 days and C in 30 days. B and C Blog: https://howtocracktiss. If Itisha doubles her speed. What is the distance between them after 6 minutes? 1) 100m 2) 150m 3) 110m 4) 50m 48) A can complete a piece of work in 18 days. Anand goes in the north and Seema in the east direction. The distance travelled on foot is 1) 14 2) 15 3) 17 4) 16 47) A thief is noticed by a policeman from a distance of 200 m.

square players and circle-coach. 2 without repetition how many different 4 digit numbers can be made? 1) 6 2) 24 3) 12 4) 256 53) How many words of 4 consonants and 3 vowels can be made from 12 consonants and 4 vowels. Blog: https://howtocracktiss.wordpress. The time taken by A alone to complete the remaining work is: 1) 10 days 2) 12 days 3) 15 days 4) 16 days 49) A tank can be filled with water by two pipes A and B together in 36 minutes.com/ Page 10 . 9. 2. if all the letters are different? 1) 16C7 *7! 2) 12C4 *4C3 *7! 3) 12C3 *4C4 4) 11C4 *4C3 54) Using digits 7. The pipe B can alone fill the tank in: 1) 45 Minutes 2) 75 Minutes 3) 60 Minutes 4) 90 Minutes 50) If A and B together can complete a piece of work in 15 days and B alone in 20 days.together start the work and forced to leave after 2 days. 8. 27 like Calculus and 25 like Chemistry. 1. if each boy is eligible for all the prizes? 1) 256 2) 24 3) 12 4) None of these 52) Using digits 3. How many like both Calculus and Chemistry? 1) 10 2) 11 3) 12 4) 13 56) In the following figure triangle represents 'girls'. If the pipe B was stopped after 30 minutes. 8. in how many days can A alone complete the work? 1) 60 days 2) 45 days 3) 40 days 4) 30 days 51) How many ways can 4 prizes be given away to 3 boys. 9 with repetition how many different 4 digit numbers can be made? 1) 216 2) 24 3) 12 4) 256 55) In a class 40 students. 3. the tank is filled in 40 minutes.

? .com/ Page 11 . 189 Blog: https://howtocracktiss.6. How many students in the class can speak both Hindi and English? 1) 16 2) 26 3) 18 4) 10 3) 527 4) 511 59) 15. 42 students speak English. 66 1) 20 64) 1.5. 115. 127. 138. 34 can speak Hindi.24. 255. 75.2.39 1) 24 2) 28 3) 31 4) 33 61) 19. ? Which term should replace the question mark in this series? 1) 340 2) 380 3) 456 4) 486 3) 145 4) 147 2) 24 3) 26 4) 28 2) 118 3) 120 4) 122 62) 3. 34 can speak Hindi. 50. 42 students speak English.Which part of the diagram represents the girls who are player but not coach? 1) P 2) Q 3) R 4) S 57) In a class of 60. 38. 4. 10.?. 108. 18. 31. 34. 63. 27. ? 1) 141 2) 143 63) 8. 2. 48.19. 14. 3. ? 1) 110 65) Complete the series 95.wordpress. ? . 12.12. How many students in the class can speak only English? 1) 18 2) 26 3) 16 4) 10 58) In a class of 60. ? 1) 513 2) 523 60) Which number would replace the question mark in series 7. 114.

2. compass maps intelligence understanding Blog: https://howtocracktiss. 4. 3. 4.1) 160.5 2) 162. Asia North America Middle East Europe 69) Cat: meow:: Owl: 1. 3.5 3) 164.com/ Page 12 . which has a similar relationship as in the given pair. 3.5 4) 165 Section 3. 3.English In the following questions (66-70). 1. 2.wordpress. 2. 4. damage discard consume prolong 68) Nigeria is to Africa as France is to _____. 66)EMPLOYEE : WAGES : : 1)worker : jobs 2)land owner : rent 3)composer : symphony 4)negotiator : conflict 67) advance : retreat :: curtail : ________ 1. Select a word/ pair from the given options. a pair of words having a certain relationship is given. chatter low chirp hoot 70) LOST : DIRECTION ::CONFUSED 1. 2. 4.

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State policies have become increasingly inexplicable.com/ Page 14 .wordpress. the engagement expected between the teacher and the student would be higher in a computer-assisted lesson than in a conventional lesson. expensive commodities. Yet.Read the following passage and answer the questions (76-80) that follow. In many regions of India. This is why it is important that the OECD study is read and discussed in State-level Directorates of Education. One important message conveyed is that teachers matter even more in computer-equipped classrooms. Bihar and Maharashtra have pursued equally bizarre ideas in their curriculum policies. Skills of this kind require painstaking guidance by a competent teacher. when does the teacher’s importance in schools increase? 1) When ICT is not used in schools 2) When classrooms are computer-enabled 3) When state government policy is shoddy 4) When the students are weak in studies 77) What does the author mean by ‘shoddy treatment’? 1) the education policy is excellent Blog: https://howtocracktiss. Both the speed at which the technologies respond and the quantum of information they provide need dexterous negotiation by the user. Indeed. This necessity arises out of the nature of tools involved in the new information and communication technologies (ICTs). 76) According to the author. A new study carried out by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has generated sufficient evidence to say that computers in schools do not necessarily contribute to higher achievement levels by children. The two things that count in childhood — health and education — have become meagre. students need to know how to distinguish reliable sources from the rest. in all States. the distribution of free laptops to thousands of children in Uttar Pradesh? States like Madhya Pradesh. When a variety of sources are available. As a nation. equipping schools with computers is treated as a reliable short cut to higher quality. for example. Rajasthan. India has persisted in meting out shoddy treatment to children and their teachers. The digital environment requires a greater engagement between the teacher and students over any subject matter. How would you explain. lack of focus and volatility characterise both routine and reform activities in education.

is a friend indeed’ describes a ___________ friend.2) the government does not cooperate with teachers 3) the education policy is inferior 4) the government is trying hard to improve the status of students 78) The term ‘dexterous negotiation’ means: 1) intelligent intervention 2) industrial involvement 3) expert handling 4) dependable operations 79) Fill in the blank with a word from the passage: The idiom ‘a friend in need. 1) shoddy 2) bizarre 3) dexterous 4) reliable 80) ‘Skills of this kind require painstaking guidance by a competent teacher.’ What does ‘this’ refer to? 1) learning to use ICT 2) learning from computers and not teachers 3) differentiate between types of sources 4) improve interaction with teachers Blog: https://howtocracktiss.com/ Page 15 .wordpress.

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wilful defaults. 5). The focused brand image which leads to pithy. Mass marketing by Indian retail chains has hitherto been the exception rather than the rule. 2). The lack of significant players with national reach is only one of the factors that explains the relatively low attention given to mass marketing by the retail sector in India.4231 3.15342 Blog: https://howtocracktiss. The response from the banks is to concentrate on somehow reducing the amount and number of accounts in this category.com/ Page 18 . 4).existence. Most advertising has tended to focus on the presence of locations or the range.2431 4. 1. 3).1432 89 1). 4). where the payoffs in terms of immediate increases in customer entry and average cash memo size are more visible. 1.have some grain of truth in them. Advertising then tends to focus significantly on announcement of in store promotions and events. punchy advertising has been difficult because most retailers have not been focused in terms of their own vision for their retail brand. The inherent expectations of a high short-term return on advertising investment that is common to most traders who are attempting to scale up operations is not conductive to a long-term consistency in advertising direction. Description such as 'deceased portfolio' and figures running into thousands of crores have all led to treating the problem as a major one-time aberration requiring emergency treatment. 3). The problem has not been looked at in its proper perspective. targeted lending and even fraudulent behaviours by banks . Q).risk assessment. The causal explanations .4312 2.political interference. 2).wordpress.

4132 2. first published in 1835. 2).4213 In the following questions (91-95). Nonetheless. whose ‘Democracy in America’. He wrote . pick the word from the alternatives given that is most inappropriate in given context: 91) Ubiquitous: Most new TVs and many other appliances come with Internet connections as well.2134 3.com/ Page 19 . 3). Tocqueville was only one of the first of a long line of thinkers to worry whether such rough equality could survive in the face of a growing factory system that threatened to create divisions between industrial workers and a new business elite. Blog: https://howtocracktiss." Just as the dissemination of wealth brings the notion of property within the reach of all the members of the community". 1. No visitor to the US left a more enduring record of his travels and observations than the French writer and political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville.wordpress. (1) pervasive (2) omnipresent (3) persuasive (4) universal 92) Esteemed: Wherever he goes. remains one of the most trenchant and insightful analyses of American social and political practises.32415 3.45123 4. The Internet is truly ubiquitous. the esteemed Dr."The government of democracy brings the nation of political rights to the level of the humblest citizens.2.4321 4. but his verdict was fundamentally positive. 4). Sanchez is applauded for his life saving research. Tocqueville was far too shrewd an observer to be uncritical about the US.23451 90) 1).

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