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APTITUDE TEST

CLASS : 8th
TIME : 60 MIN. MM : 60

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
1. The question paper contains total 60 Questions and each carry 1 marks
(Mathematics) : Q.1 to Q.15
(General Science) : Q.16 to Q.45

(Aptitude) : Q.46 to Q.60
2. The OMR sheet given in the examination hall is the Answer Sheet.
3. Before answering the paper, fill up the required details in the blank spaces provided
in the answer sheet.
4. Negative marking –0.25.
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1.  If a – 2b = 15 and ab = 11, then the value  of 7. Michael is 6 years older than Sabrina. Five years
a2 + 4b2 is ago, Michael was thrice as old as Sabrina, find
(A) 70. (B) 269. (C) 350. (D) 645. Michael’s present age.
(A) 8 years (B) 14 years
(C) 16 years (D) 28 years
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8. A sheet of paper measures 30 cm by 20 cm. If
a strip of 4 cm wide is cut from it all around
then the area of the remaining sheet is
(A) (B) (A) 125 cm2. (B) 178 cm2.
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(C) 492 cm . (D) 264 cm2.

9. What will be the interest of Rs. 3700 after 2½
years at the rate of 5½ p.a. ?

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(C) (D) (A) Rs. 508.75 (B) Rs.618.25
(C) Rs.706 (D) Rs.900

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In the given figure, find the value of x.
10. Desending order of fraction

(A)
13
28

13
>
7
10

7
3 1
> >
7 5

3 1
1 3 7 13
, , ,
5 7 10 28
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(B) < < <
28 10 7 5
(A) 80º (B) 90º (C) 45º (D) 60º 7 13 3 1
(C) > > >
10 28 7 5
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4. A shop keeper sells a water heater for Rs. 1650
(D) None of these
and gains 10% of its cost price. What did the
shopkeeper pay for the water heater ?
(A) Rs 1500 (B) Rs 1600 x x3
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11. If   1, then x is equal to :
(C) Rs 2000 (D) Rs 2200 4 6
(A) 12 (B) 6
5. If (4x2 – 3y2) : (2x2 + 5y2) = 12 : 19, then (x : y) (C) 3 (D) 4
is:-
(A) 2 : 3 (B) 1 : 2 (C) 3 : 2 (D) 2 : 1 12. Twelve years hence a man will be four times as
he was twelve years ago, then his present age
2x  1 9 is :
6. Solve : 
3x  2 10 (A) 20 years
(B) 25 years
(A) 4 (B) 6 (C) 10 (D) 2 (C) 28 years
(D) 30 years
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13. A rectangle has a length that is 2 less than 3 20. When we see our face in the inner side of a
times the width. If the perimeter of the rectangle spoon by placing it at a large distance, we
is 52/3 cm, then the dimensions would be get an image which is
(A) 6 cm, 8/3 cm. (B) 7, 5 cm. (A) virtual and inverted.
(C) 12 cm, 9 cm. (D) 4 cm, 2/5 cm. (B) real and erect.
(C) real and inverted .
(D) virtual and erect.
14. If a sum of money doubles at 12.5% p.a.
interest. What is the time period in case of S..
21. Short circuiting
(A) 5.88 yrs (B) 8 yrs
(A) means to make the circuit shorter.
(C) 9.88 yrs (D) 2.88 yrs (B) happens due to the insulation on wires.
(C) is due to electric fuse.
15. Which of the following statements is true ? (D) happens due to excessive currents
4 7 5 2
(A)   

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 9  18 12 3 22. A cloud region of about 150 km in size
surrounds the eye of the storm. This region
7 5 4 2 has ____________ winds and thick clouds
(B)   
 18 12  9 3 with heavy rain.

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(C)

(D) AN
2
3

12

5 2

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4



5
 9 12  18
4


 9  18
7

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When the distance covered by an object is
directly proportional to time, it is said to travel
23.  
(A) high speed
(B) rotating
(C) slow speed
(D) low and high speed

Waste matter discharged from human body is
(A) sewage. (B) sludge.
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with (C) contaminant. (D) excreta.
(A) zero velocity
(B) constant speed. 24.   The process of changing water into its
(C) constant acceleration vapours is called
B

(D) uniform acceleration. (A) condensation. (B) evaporation.
(C) sublimation. (D) radiation.
17. The speed of the car is 30 km/h. So, in 30
minutes, the distance covered by this car is 25. Water cycle is also called
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(A) 10 km. (B) 5 km.
(A) hydrological cycle.
(C) 12 km. (D) 15 km.
(B) rain cycle.
(C) hydrogen-oxygen cycle.
18. The value of 32°F in centigrade scale is
(D) vapourisation-condensation cycle.
(A) 0 °C. (B) 10 °C.
(C) 20 °C. (D) 30 °C.
26. The following that always accompany a
19. In winters, bird puff off their feathers chemical change is
(A) to fly downwards. (A) the production of sound.
(B) to fly upwards. (B) the production of light.
(C) to trap large amount of air. (C) the production of gas.
(D) to stay in air for longer time. (D) the production of a new product

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27. Milk of magnesia is used as 33. In plants, gas exchange takes place through
(A) an acid. (A) wood (B) stomata.
(B) an antacid. (C) root. (D) fruit.
(C) a pesticide.
(D) a salt. 34. Transport of waste material, food and oxygen,
within the body of lower animals like Hydra and
28. When a white cloth having turmeric stain on it sponges is carried out by
is washed with soap,the stain turns red in (A) blood. (B) water.
colour because: (C) air. (D) haemoglobin.
(A) Soap solution is acidic in nature.
35. The respiratory organ of frog is/are
(B) Soap solution is neutral.
(A) skin. (B) spiracles.
(C) Soap solution is basic in nature. (C) gills. (D) trachea.
(D) Soap solution is red in colour.

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36. The salt and water products are formed in
29. The type of clothes we should wear on a cold (A) neutralization reaction.
day is (B) addition reaction.
(A) woollen. (B) nylon. (C) substitution reaction.

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(C) polyester. (D) jute.

Cultivation of peas, moong beans and gram
does not require addition of nitrogenous
fertilisers to the soil beacuse they are
(A) parasites.
(C) lichens.
(B) legumes.
(D) fungi.
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(D) oxidation reaction.

The colour of litmus solution remains same
when :
(A) acidic solution is added to it.
(B) basic solution is added to it.
(C) neutral solution is added to it.
(D) alkaline solution is added to it.
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31. One of the feature which does not hold true 38. The silk made by using damaged cocoons is
for saprophytic plants is that known as :
(A) they are green in colour. (A) raw silk (B) spun silk
B

(B) these plants are commonly seen during (C) tusser silk (D) mulberry silk
rain.
(C) yeast shows saprophytic mode of 39. When sodium oxide reacts with water it under-
goes a chemical change. The name of the prod-
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nutrition.
(D) these plants cannot synthesise their own uct is :
(A) hydrogen. (B) sodium chloride.
food.
(C) sodium hydroxide. (D) sodium nitride.
32. Plastic bags in soil are considered as
40.   At places the groundwater is stored between
pollutants because it
(A) provides minerals layers of hard rock below the water table, known
(B) provides water. as :
(C) kill microorganisms. A) filtered water. (B) pure water.
(D) provide light. (C) water table. (D) aquifer.

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41. Match the given terms in list I with their 47. (A) Light-Heavy (B) Broad-Wide
definitions in list II: (C) Big-Large (D) Tiny-Small

A. O rganism deriving its food from
I. Nutritio n
dead and decaying plants and anim als .
Direction : In questions 48 to 49 a series of a pattern is
B. A ss ociation o f two different given. There is a sign of interrogation (?) at the
II. Paras ite
organism s in which both are b enefitted.
vacant place. The missing place is to be filled
III.Saprophyte C. P roces s of obtaining and utilis ing food. by one of the correct alternatives out of the four
IV. S ym bios is
D. O rganism that derives its food given. Select and write the correct alternative
from the living body of another organis m .
on the answer sheet.
(A) I-B, II-C, III-D, IV-A (B) I-C, II-D, III-A, IV-B 48. – 4, – 3, 0, 5, 12, ? , 32.
(C) I-D, II-A, III-B, IV-C (D) I-A, II-B, III-C, IV-D (A) 21 (B) 20
(C) 22 (D) 19
42. The function of hydrochloric acid in the

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stomach is to : 49. 64, 56, 49, 43, ?, 34
(A) digest carbohydrates. (A) 35 (B) 36
(B) clean the stomach. (C) 37 (D) 38
(C) kill the germs.

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(D) break down proteins.

Percolation rate of water is least in the :
(A) clayey soil.
(C) sandy soil.
(B) loamy soil.
(D) silt.

Sometimes after heavy exercise, we feel
Direction : Question numbers 50 to 51 are based on

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the code language. The first word is coded with
some definite rule. The second word is to be
coded with same rule. Find out the correct code
from the alternative.
If LBAEHC is the code for BLEACH, then which
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of the following is coded as NBOLZKMH ?
muscle cramps. This is due to the accumula- (A) BNLOKZMH (B) BNLOKZHM
tion of (C) BNOLKZHM (D) None of these
(A) oxygen. (B) lactic acid.
(C) carbon-dioxide. (D) water.
B

51. If FERRARI is coded as JSBSSFG, then what
is the code for RENAULT ?
45.   Blood vessels which carry oxygen rich blood (A) UMVBQFS (B) UMVBOES
from heart to all parts of the body have walls (C) UMVAOFS (D) UMVBOFS
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that are :
(A) thin. (B) thick. 52. Vandana was born on February 29 the year 1972.
(C) porous. (D) double layered. How many birthdays be celebrated up to February
2008 ?
Direction : In question number 46 to 47 each form a (A) 9 (B) 10
group with similar property except one. Find (C) 36 (D) 32
the odd one.
53. If ‘+’ means ‘  ’ ; ‘–’ means ‘x’ ; ‘x’ means ‘–’,
46. (A) Walk (B) Jump ‘  ’means ‘+’ then –
(C) Run (D) Look 16  8 – 4 + 2 × 4 = ?
(A) 16 (B) 44
(C) 28 (D) 32
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Directions : (54) In each of the following questions, Direction : (59 to 60) In question number 19 to 20 each
choose the correct mirror image from al- has figures which continue to change in the
ternatives A, B, C, and D of the figure (X). specific manners. From the answer figures, find
out which figures will come the next ?

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59.
(X)

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

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60.

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

(A) (B) (C) (D)
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56. If BAD is written as YZW, then LOVE will be
written as –
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(A) WXMN (B) MRSU
(C) BRTP (D) OLEV
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57. Which of the following is not a leap year ?
(A) 1900 (B) 896
(C) 1224 (D) 2000

Direction : In question number 58 find out the correct
number which is asked.

58. If 8 × 8 = 32, 7 × 8 = 28, 6 × 8 = 24 then 4 × 8 = ?
(A) 16 (B) 24
(C) 32 (D) 48

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ANSWER KEY
Que . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Ans. B C A A C A B D A C B A A B C B D A C C

Que . 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40

Ans. D A D B A C B C A B A C B B A A C B C D

Que . 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
Ans. B C A B B D A A D B D A C A D D A A B B

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