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1. 1Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by (A) (C) 2. Bacterium Fungus (B) Protozoa (D) Virus

All the following are invertebrates except (A) (C) Snail Prawn (B) Crab (D) Fish

3.

Oxygen in our blood is transported by a protein named (A) Haemoglobin (C) Collagen (B) (D) Keratin Myoglobin

4.

Malaria is a disease that affects the (A) Heart (B) (D) Lungs Kidney (C) Spleen

5.

Photosynthesis takes place faster in (A) (C) Yellow light Red light (B) White light (D) Darkness

6.

Myopia is connected with the (A) (C) Ears Lungs (B) Eyes (D) None of these

7.

The vegetation of the Thar desert consists of (A) Xerophytes (C) Mesophytes (B) (D) Hydrophytes Thallophytes

8.

Deforestation is caused by (A) (C) Intensified soil erosion Loss of wild life (B) Floods and drought (D) All the above

9.

Plants have while animals lack it. (A) (C) Starch Protein (B) Cellulose (D) Fat

10. When we eat cauliflower, we eat (A) (C) 11. Air is leaf root (B) stem (D) inflorescence

(A)

an element

(B) (D)

a compound a colloid

(C) a mixture 12. All noble gases are (A) colourless

(B) (D)

odourless light blue

(C) colourless and odourless 13. Lime water contains (A) (C) Sodium hydroxide Sodium carbonate

(B)

Calcium hydroxide

(D) Calcium chloride

14. Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) consists of (A) Butane and Propane (C) Ethane and Nonane (B) (D) Ethane and Hexane None of these

15. Carcinogenic chemicals are those that can cause (A) allergy (B) (D) tuberculosis anemia (C) cancer

16. In an electrical kettle water becomes hot by (A) (C) conduction moving particles (B) radiation (D) convection

17. Cooking is quicker in a pressure cooker because (A) increased pressure raises boiling point (B) (C) (D) steam is not wasted steam cooks food faster water boils at a lower temperature

18. After rusting (A) iron gains weight (C) (B) iron looses weight (D) iron volatilizes the weight of iron remains unchanged

19. The best conductor of heat among liquids is (A) (C) water ether (B) mercury (D) alcohol

20. The planet that has prominent rings around it is (A) Venus (B) Jupiter

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(C) Mars (D) Saturn 21. Agni, Prithvi, Trishul, Akash, Nag and Astra are (A) Names of naval ships (B) Names of weapons of Army tanks (D) None of the above (C) Names of missiles in modern India 22. A lunar eclipse occurs when (A) (C) (D) sun is between the earth and the moon moon is between the earth and sun earth is at right angle to the direction of the sun and the moon (B) earth is between the sun and the moon

23. Day and night are equal at the (A) Equator (C) Prime meridian (B) (D) Poles Antarctic

24. The earth completes one rotation on its axis in (A) (C) 23 hrs 30 min 24 hrs (B) 23 hrs 56 min 49 seconds (D) 23 hrs 10 min 2 second

25. The largest steel plant of the country is located at (A) (C) Bhilai Rourkela (B) Bokaro (D) Durgapur

26. The superthermal power plant closest to Singareni collieries is located at (A) (C) Farakka Korba (B) Singrauli (D) Ramagundem

27. Which state has the largest acreage under rubber? (A) Kerala (C) Maharashtra (B) (D) Karnataka Orissa

28. The main crop seasons are (A) Kharif and Rabi (B) (D) Kharif and Summer Rabi and Summer (C) Kharif, Rabi and Summer

29. Which of the following states has literacy rate above 90%? (A) (C) Maharashtra Uttar Pradesh (B) Andhra Pradesh (D) Kerala

30. The largest nationalised bank of India is (A) State Bank of India (C) Bank of India (B) (D) Reserve Bank of India Central Bank of India

31. Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission? (A) Dr. S. Radha Krishna (B) (D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad None of the above (C) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

32. The One Rupee note bears the signature of the (A) Secretary, Ministry of Finance (B) (D) Governor, Reserve Bank of India None of the above (C) Finance Minister

33. Bhoodan Yojana was started by Acharya Vinobha Bhave in (A) Tamilnadu (B) (D) Karnataka None of the above (C) Andhra Pradesh 34. NABARD is a (A) Bank (C) Board (B) (D) Bureau Department

35. SAARC countries headquarters is situated at (A) (C) New Delhi Kathmandu (B) Colombo (D) Dhaka

36. Michael Phelps is associated with (A) Cricket (B) (D) Hockey Football (C) Swimming

37. What is the closest to the normal temperature of the human body? (A) 98.4F (C) 97.8F (B) (D) 99.9F 96.6F

38. National Award given to distinguished sports person in India is (A) (C) Urvashi award Nehru award (B) Padma Bhusan (D) Arjuna award

39. An earthquake is recorded by (A) Thermometer (B) (D) Barometer Oscilloscope (C) Seismograph

40. Lakshadweep islands are situated off the coast of (A) (C) Tamilnadu Gujarat (B) West Bengal (D) Kerala

41. The first Dalit who got elected as President of India was

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(A) K.R. Narayan (C) B.R. Ambedkar (B) (D) Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Jagjivan Ram

42. Satavahanas followed . (A) (C) Jainism Budhism (B) Hinduism (D) None of the above

43. Railways is included in which of the following lists? (A) Union list (C) Concurrent list (B) (D) State list None of these

44. Who among the following was the first and the last woman ruler of Delhi? (A) Razia Begum (C) Jhansi Rani (B) (D) Chand Bibi Chennur Kittamma

45. Who among the following was the first to land on the moon? (A) Neil Armstrong (C) Rakesh Sharma (B) (D) Yuri Gagarin Edwin Aldrin

46. The mausoleum of which saint is located in Ajmer? (A) Moinuddin Chisti (C) Khwaja Walliullah (B) (D) Badruddin Zacharia Abdul Shatari

47. Who among the below was the first Indian to qualify for Olympics? (A) (C) Shiny Abraham Karanam Malleshwari (B) PT Usha (D) Jyotirmoy Sikdar

48. Which of the following uses non-conventional source of energy? (A) Kerosene lantern (B) (D) Wax candle LCD torch (C) Solar lantern 49. 2008 Olympic games were held in (A) China (C) Japan (B) (D) Korea London

50. Jaspal Rana is associated with one of the following games (A) (C) Boxing Football (B) Shooting (D) Marathon

51. Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports is located at

(A) (C)

Kolkata Chennai

(B)

New Delhi

(D) Patiala

52. A person who wants to contest election for the membership of Gram Panchayat should have the age in one of the following categories. (A) 18 years or above (B) (D) 19 years or above Minimum 25 years

(C) 21 years of above

53. The ruins of Vijayanagar empire are found in (A) Bijapur (B) (D) Ahmadnagar Warangal

(C) Hampi

54. The Doctrine of Lapse which was used for annexation of the Indian States by the British was applied by (A) Lord Curzon (B) (D) Warren Hastings Robert Clive

(C) Lord Dalhousie 55. Annie Besant was associated with (A) (C) Brahmo Samaj Congress Party

(B)

Arya Samaj

(D) Theosophical Movement

56. Who gave the slogan Jai Hind? (A) M.K. Gandhi (B) (D) Pingali Venkiah C. Rajagopalachari (C) S.C. Bose

57. In Indias National Emblem, which two animals are standing on the right and left sides? (A) Bull and Cow (B) (D) Cow and Horse Horse and Goat (C) Bull and Horse

58. Who was the first Muslim President of the Indian National Congress? (A) Badruddin Tyabji (C) Sir Mirza Ismail (B) (D) Muhammad Ali Jinnah Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

59. Where did Netaji form the provincial Govt. of Free India? (A) (C) Japan Burma (B) Hong Kong (D) Singapore

60. Bahadur Shah II, the last Mughal ruler, was exiled by the British and sent to (A) Kabul (B) Andaman and Nicobar

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(C) Tashkent (D) Rangoon 61. Who among the following had got the Upanishads translated into Persian? (A) (C) Jehangir Akbar (B) Bahadur Shah Zafar (D) Dara Shikoh

62. What was the name of the English weekly edited by Mahatma Gandhi? (A) Young India (C) Jai Hind (B) (D) Kesari Dalit

63. Who built Delhis Red Fort? (A) Akbar (B) (D) Aurangazeb Babur

(C) Shah Jahan

64. At which Congress Session was Indias national Anthem Jana gana mana ........ first sung? (A) Calcutta (C) Madras (B) (D) Lucknow Delhi

65. Which Gupta rulers court was adorned by numerous scholars including Kalidasa? (A) (C) Chandragupta Sri Gupta (B) Chandragupta II (D) Samudragupta

66. The city of Vijayanagar (now known as Hampi) was situated on the northern bank of the river (A) Krishna (B) (D) Pennar Kaveri

(C) Tungabhadra

67. The Vijayanagar king known as Andhra Pitamaha, Andhra Bhoja and whose reign marks the Augustan Age of Telugu literature was (A) (C) Deva Raya I Saluva Narasimha (B) Bukka II (D) Krishna Deva Raya

68. The Ashtadiggajas of the court of Krishna Deva Raya were (A) Great fighters literature (C) Great musicians (B) Great (D) scholars of Telugu

Guardians of the palace

69. What is Indias place/rank in the world in the usage of Internet? (A) (C) 1 3 (B) 2

(D) 4

70. Garibi Hatao- was which Prime Ministers slogan? (A) (C) Jawaharlal Nehru Morarji Desai (B) Lal Bahadur Sastri

(D) Indira Gandhi

71. How many Awards were won by India in the Olympics 2008 which was held in Beijing? (A) 9 (B) (D) 8 4

(C) 3

72. Which of the following is not a tributary river of Godavari? (A) (C) Manjeera Sabari (B) Pranahita

(D) Moosi

73. In our state of A.P. in which district in Jhanjhavati Rubber Dam located? (A) (C) Warangal Visakhapatnam (B) Srikakulam (D) Vijayanagaram

74. The remover of the stains of oil and grease in clothes is (A) (C) Benzyne Petrol (B) Hypo (D) (A) and (C)

75. In between which two states in Buckingham canal situated (A) Andhra Pradesh-Tamilnadu (C) West Bengal-Bihar (B) (D) Andhra Pradesh-Karnataka Kerala-Karnataka

76. Where is the indelible ink mark put for a voter during elections? (A) (C) Pointed finger in right hand Middle finger in left hand (B) Middle finger in right hand (D) Pointed finger in left hand

77. What should we do for the unity of our country? (A) Eliminate communalism (B) Encourage religion in politics (C) Proclaim one religion as official religion (D) Prohibit all religions

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78. Child labour in hard core industries is prohibited by (A) 1948 Factories Act (B) 1933 Child Law (C) 1974 National Child Law (D) 1938 Child Employment Law 79. For what purpose did Mohammed-Bin-Tughlak change his capital from Delhi to Devagiri? (A) No valid reason (B) Epidemics and diseases in Delhi (C) Devagiri is in the middle of his empire (D) To claim in a unique place history 80. Aziz Premji is mainly associated with (A) Infosys (C) GMR

(B) WIPRO (D) TATA

81. The name Arihant recently figured in the news and is related to (A) Indian Army (B) Indian Navy (C) Indian Police (D) Indian Missile 82. With which game/sport is Milkha Singh associated? (A) Tennis (B) (D) Golf Volleyball (C) Athletics

83. Diego Maradona is associated with the game of (A) (C) Swimming Hockey (B) Soccer (Football) (D) Cricket

84. Geet Sethi is associated with (A) Cricket (B) (D) Basketball Badminton (C) Billiards 85. What does SEZ stand for? (A) (C) Special Export Zones Socio-Economic Zones (B) Special Economic Zones (D) Software Export Zones

86. How many states are there in India? (A) 22 (B) (D) 24 26 (C) 28

87. Jaffna was in the news in mid 2009. Jaffna is located in

(A) (C)

Bangladesh India

(B)

Pakistan

(D) Sri Lanka

88. Two women were murdered in Shopian, leading to severe unrest. Shopian is located in (A) Uttarakhand (B) (D) Bihar Uttar Pradesh

(C) Jammu and Kashmir

89. The first officially recorded A(H1N1) Swine flu death occurred in India at (A) (C) Chennai Hyderabad (B) Pune (D) Delhi

90. Baitullah Mehsud is the Taliban Chief of (A) (C) Afganisthan Kashmir Valley (B) Pakistan (D) None of the above

91. OCTOPUS is a (A) Fish Pradesh (C) Software programme (B)Police (D) organisation of Andhra

Name of cinema / Movie

92. Rehman Malik is (A) (C) Music composer Head of Afganisthan (B) Interior Minister of Pakistan (D) Head of Lashkar-e-Toiba

93. ORR (Outer Ring Road) is an ambitious road development programme and is related to (A) (C) Mumbai Bangalore (B) Hyderabad (D) Chennai

94. Shiney Ahuja is in custody at Mumbai for alleged serious misbehavior with a female domestic help. He is a (A) (C) Sports person NRI (B) Film personality (D) None of the above

95. Pranahita-Chevella project Sujala Sravanti lift irrigation will directly benefit (A) (C) Nalgonda dist. Krishna dist. (B) Khammam dist.

(D) None of the above

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96. The present Honorable Speaker of the A.P. State Assembly is (A) (C) Sri Suresh Reddy Sri K. Rosiah (B) Sri Kiran Kumar Reddy (D) Smt. Kuthuhalamma

97. Agitations are taking place against open cast coal mining at (A) (C) Kadapa Kurnool (B) Vishakapatnam (D) None of the above

98. Pulichintala project is named after (A) (C) D. Sanjeeviah Kotla Vijaya Bhaskra Reddy (B) KL. Rao (D) J. Chokka Rao

99. The whereabouts clause in WADA (World Anti Doping Agency) was rejected in August 2009 by the . (A) (C) Indian Hockey Federation Govt. of India (B) Cricket Board of India (D) Boxing Federation

100. Who among the following is the present Prime Minister of Sri Lanka? (A) Mahindra Rajpaksa (C) Chandrika Kumaratunga (B) (D) Ratnasri Wickramanayake Sirimavo Bandara Naike

101. Recently (2009) the Govt. of India has approved huge amounts under a road connectivity plan and a special infrastructure scheme in Left Wing (Naxalites) Extremist affected states in the Eleventh Five Year Plan. The closest figure is (A) Rs. 7800 crore (C) Rs. 3800 crore (B) (D) Rs. 9800 crore Rs. 10,800 crore

102. The Railway Minister Ms. Mamta Banerjee flagged off the first train between Delhi and Palwal in Aug. 2009. This train is meant (A) For employees only (B) (D) For agricultural labor only For students only (C) For ladies only

103. Admiral Gorshkov which was recently in the news has been renamed as . (A) INS Vikramaditya (C) INS Vikrant (B) (D) INS Arihant INS Hansa

104. Gayatri Devi who recently passed away was the third Maharani of (A) (C) Ajmer Cooch Behar (B) Jaipur (D) Jodhpur

105. Aim of Swadeshi movement was to 11

(A) (B) (C)

Encourage the Indian Industries Provide people with more opportunities for work and greater employment Make the struggle for independence mass-based

(D) All of the above 106. Satyagraha as a technique based on truth and non-violence was evolved by Gandhiji in (A) (C) Champaran Kheda (B) South Africa (D) None of the above

107. Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress? (A) (C) Anne Besant Vijaylakshmi Pandit (B) Indira Gandhi (D) Sarojini Naidu

108. Gandhiji undertook Dandi Marchin 1930 to break (A) (C) Land Revenue law Consumers law (B) Salt law (D) Religion law

109. The constitution of India was authored by (A) Jawaharlal Nehru (B) (D) Mahatma Gandhi P.D. Malaviya (C) B.R. Ambedkar

110. Tikkana Somayaji, the famous Telugu poet was born at (A) (C) Rajamundry Tirupati (B) Nellore (D) Kadapa

111. The first great female ruler of the Telugus (A) (C) Lakshmi Bai Razia Sulthan (B) Rani Rudrama Devi (D) Bhagmati

112. The first capital of Reddi Rajulu kings of Andhra was located at (A) Gurramkonda (B) (D) Simhapuri Gooty (C) Addanki

113. Who abolished the institution of Palegars? (A) (C) Sir Arthur Cotton C.P. Brown (B) Thomas Monroe (D) Rutherford

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114. Taslima Nasreen is a well known writer from (A) (C) Pakistan Calcutta (B) Bangladesh (D) Kerala

115. Recently a large number of Indian students have been attacked in one of the following countries (A) (C) United Kingdom USA (B) France

(D) None of the above

116. Right to Education Bill passed in August 2009 (A) (B) Guarantees education for KG to PG Guarantees education from Class I to XII

(C) Guarantees education upto VIII class (D) None of the above

117. TAMIFLU drug is related to treatment of (A) (C) AIDS Heart disease (B) Cancer

(D) Swine Flu

118. The Preamble of the Constitution was prepared by (A) (C) B.R. Ambedkar J.B. Kripalani (B) Pandit Nehru (D) P.D. Malaviya

119. The Parliament passed a bill during August 2009 extending reservations in for the next ten years for members belonging to SC and STs. (A) (C) Government Jobs in the centre (B) Legislatures and Parliament None of the above

Government jobs in private sector (D)

120. is the winner of Magsaysay Award for 2009 (A) Kiran Bedi (B) (D) Shanta Sinha None of the above

(C) Deep Joshi

121. stated that he would be writing a book on Mahatma Gandhi.

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(A) (B)

Bill Clinton former President of the US Hillary Clinton present Secretary of State, USA

(C) Gordon Brown present PM of UK (D) Bill Gates of USA

122. The present Foreign Secretary of India is (A) Chokila Iyer (B) (D) Shiva Shankar Menon G. Parthasarathy

(C) Nirupama Rao 123. Mumbai terror attacks is also referred as (A) 9/11

(B)

7/7 (D) None of the above

(C) 26/11 124. Komaram Bhim fought against the (A) (C) British Rulers Untouchability

(B) Nizam Government (D) None of the above

125. The latest entrant during 2009 to the Hyderabad Zoo is a (A) White Tiger (B) (D) White Elephant Giant Panda

(C) Giraffe

126. A jar contains 10 blue balls, 15 green balls and 5 red balls. If a ball is drawn at random, what is the probability that the ball is red? (A) 1/6 (C) 1/2 (B) (D) 1/3 1/18

127. The crime rate of a town is reducing by half the value every year. If the total number of crime at present is 50, what is the total number of crimes 5 years back? (A) (C) 800 400 (B) 1600 (D) 1000

128. The area of a certain circle is 100 cm2 . If the diameter is doubled, what will be the area of the new circle? (A) 200 (B) (D) 50 150

(C) 400

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129. The size of a floor tile is 50 cm 50 cm. How many tiles will be needed for a room of 6 m 5 m? (A) (C) 100 30 (B) 120 (D) 80 size

130. What is the sum of 5x3 3x2 1 and 3x2 + 1 ? (A) (C)
5x3 5x3 6x2

(B) (D)

6x2 3x2

131. By what much percentage must a motorist increase his speed in order to reduce the time taken by 20% to cover the same distance? (A) 20 (B) (D) 30 40

(C) 25 132. Evaluation of 83 82 85 is equal to (A) 0

(B) (D)

8 None of these

(C) 1 133. The simplest form of 1.5 : 2.5 is (A) 6 : 10

(B) (D)

15 : 25

(C) 3 : 5

0.75 : 1.25

134. A person gives 1/2 of his property to his wife and 1/2 of the rest to his son. The balance is divided equally to his two daughters. The share of each daughter is (A) 1/8 (C) 1/4 (B) (D) 1/6 2/3

135. What should be added to 13291 to make it exactly divisible by 11? (A) 3 (B) (D) 4 9

(C) 8

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136. The sum of A, B and C is 1000. If A is twice B and B is thrice C, what is the value of A? (A) 600 (C) 200 (B) (D) 400 100

137. A train running at a uniform speed of 80 km/hr crosses a signal post in 9 seconds. What is the length of the train? (A) 200 m (C) 72 m
6 3?

(B) (D)

120 m 82 m

138. What is the value of (A) (C)


3 2
3 2

(B)

3 2

(D)

None of the above

139. Simplify 90.5 + 990 (A) 102 (B) (D) 3 Very large number

(C) 4

140. A ladder having a length of 5 metres is resting slantingly against a wall. The height of the portion of the wall where the ladder touches the wall is 4 metres. Find how far is the foot of the ladder from the wall. (A) 1m (B) (D) 2m 9m

(C) 3 m 141. A histogram consists of (A) (C) sectors squares

(B) rectangles (D) triangles

142. The area of a square garden is 576 m2 . What is the perimeter of the garden? (A) (C) 86 m 28 m (B) 96 m (D) 24 m

143. Pipes A and B can fill a tank in 10 hours and 15 hours respectively. How much time they will take together to fill the tank? (A) (C) 12 1 hrs 2 5 hrs (B) 6 hrs (D) 4 hrs

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144. A cube of lead with sides measuring 6 cm each is melted into 27 equal size cubes. What will be the length of side of a new cube? (A) (C) 3 cm 4 cm (B) 2 cm (D)
3 1.5 cm

Directions (145146) : The second figure in the first unit of the problem figures bears a certain relationship to the first figure. Similarly, one of the figures in the answer figures bears the same relationship to the first figure in the second unit of the problem figures. You are, therefore, to locate the figure which would fit the question mark. 145. Problem Figures

?
Answer Figures

(A) 146.

(B)

(C)

(D)

Problem Figures

?
Answer Figures

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

Directions (147148) : In the figure given below there are three intersecting circles each representing certain Section of people. Different regions are marked A to G.

E Players B

C F G

Indians

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Politicians

Now answer the following questions on basis of diagram given above. 147. Which of the following regions represents Indians who are Players but not Politicians? (A) (C) B F (B) C (D) G

148. Which of the following regions represents Players who are Politicians but not Indians? (A) (C) D C (B) E (D) B

149. Kiran started from a point P towards South and travelled 5 km; then he turned right and travelled 2 km; then he turned right and travelled 5 km; then he turned left and travelled 5 km. How far is he from point P? (A) 7 km (C) 15 km (D) (B) 5 km 17 km

150. A man walks 2 km to the east, turns left, walks 2 km and turns left and walks 2 km. Which direction is he facing? (A) (C) East North (B) West (D) South

151. 3, 1, 2, 2 : 9, 1, 4, 4, : : 0, 2, 3, 3, ? (A) (C) 1, 4, 6, 6 0, 4, 6, 6 (B) 1, 4, 9, 9 (D) 0, 4, 9, 9

152. 8 : 20 : : 14 : ? (A) 35 (C) 28 (B) (D) 30 20

153. How many 3s are there in the following sequence which are neither preceded by 6 nor immediately followed by 9 9 3 6 6 3 9 5 3 7 8 9 1 6 3 9 6 3 9 (A) (C) One Three (B) (D) Two Four

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Answer: Due to translation error in the Telugu version in the question, marks are awarded to all candidates 154. In a row of trees, one tree is fifth from either end of the row. How many trees are there in the row? (A) (C) 8 10 (B) 9 (D) 11

155. Ajay left home for the bus stop 15 minutes earlier than usual. It takes 10 minutes to reach the stop, he reached the stop at 8.40 a.m. What time does he usually leave home for the bus stop? (A) (C) 8.30 a.m. 8.55 a.m. (B) 8.45 p.m. (D) 8.45 a.m.

156. Find the wrong number in the series. 3, 8, 15, 24, 34, 48, 63 (A) 15 (B) (D) 24 48 (C) 34

157. Which number would replace underline mark in the series? 2, 5, 10, 17, , 37 (A) (C) 27 24 (B) 26 (D) None

158. A typewriter was purchased at the cost of Rs. 9,243.50. The printed price was Rs. 9,730. What was the rate of discount? (A) (C) 6% 8% (B) 4% (D) 5%

159. By selling an article for Rs. 500, a man looses 25%. At what price must he sell in order to gain 20%? (A) (C) Rs. 600 Rs. 750 (B) Rs. 650 (D) Rs. 800

160. If an article worth Rs. 200 is sold for Rs. 198, find the loss percentage (A) 2% (B) 1% (C) 3% (D) None of these 161. Find the missing number in the following 6, 12, 16, 32, 36, 72, 76, 152, ? (A) (C) 160 112 (B) 156 (D) 192

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162. In an examination 36% of total students failed in Hindi, 54% failed in English and 20% failed in both. What % of the total students passed in both the subjects? (A) (C) 45% 25% (B) 30% (D) 20%

163. A class comprises 60 students. 35 students out of them study Mathematics, 20 students study Mathematics and Chemistry both. The number of students studying only Chemistry will be (A) 40 (B) (D) 35 15 (C) 25

164. What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series? 1, 2, 8, 33, ? (A) (C) 148 132 (B) 133 (D) None of these

165. 150 sweets were equally distributed among the children of a class. If the number of children was increased by 5, the number of sweets received by each child would have decreased by 1. How many children were there in the class? (A) (C) 30 25 (B) 20 (D) Data inadequate

166. A publisher wants to give 529 books as a gift to a group of students. He wishes to distribute as many books to each as is the number of students in the group. Then the number of students is (A) 21 (B) (D) 19 None of these (C) 23

167. A number becomes perfect square if it is multiplied by three. Even if the number is divided by 3 it remains perfect square. Find out that number. (A) 27 (C) 12 (B) (D) 9 Cannot be determined

168. A train starts full of passengers. At the first station train drops one-third of the passengers and takes 96 more. At the next station one-half of the passengers on board get down and 12 new passengers get on board. The number of passengers is now 240. The number of passengers in the beginning was (A) 540 (B) 600

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(C) 440 (D) 430 169. Using the data given find the missing number. 17 89 8 (A) (C) 240 232 24 167 49 61 ? 15 (B) 230 (D) 251

52 12

61 33

121 33

170. Using the data given find the missing number. 42 39 22 36 17 43

81 (A) (C) 26 52

58 (B) 60 (D) 80

171. In how much time will the simple interest on Rs. 600 be Rs. 300 at 10% per annum? (A) 2 years (B) (D) 3 years 6 years (C) 5 years 172. If

x is 90% of y , what percent of x is y ?


(B) (D) 101.1 90 190

(A) 111.1 (C)

173. CPU in a computer means (A) Central Processing Unit (C) Control Programming Unit (B) (D) Control Processing Unit Central Programming Unit

174. The value of sin 2 + cos2 is (A) 0 (C)


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(B) 1 (D)
1 2

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175. One morning after unrise, Vikram and Shailesh were standing in a lawn with their backs towards each other. Vikrams shadow fell exactly towards left hand side. Which direction was Shailesh facing? (A) (C) East North (B) West

(D) South

176. How many 7s are there in the following series which are NOT immediately followed by 3 but immediately preceded by 8? 8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 69 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 78 7 3 7 79 4 (A) (C) 2 4 (B) (D) 3 6

Answer: Due to translation error in the Telugu version in the question, marks are awarded to all candidates 177. Anand is related to Vinod and Susan. Deepa is Susans mother. Also Deepa is Vinods sister and Hema is Vinods sister. How is Susan related to Hema? (A) (C) Niece Sister (D) (B) Aunt Cousin

- Answer: Due to typographical error in the answers, marks are awarded to all candidates 178. A is Bs wife and C is As sister. D is the father of C, while E is Ds son. What is the relation of E to B? (A) (C) Brother Cousin (B) Brother-in-law (D) Father-in-law means +, then 15 3 15 + 5 2 ? 6 None of these

179. If + means , means , means (A) 0 (C) 10

, and
(B) (D)

180. A person cannot be elected President of India, if he/she is (A) (B) (C) Citizen of India More than 35 years of age Not a member of the Lok Sabha

(D) Holding an office of profit under any government 181. The 4000 MW power project at Krishnapatnam (Nellore Dist) is named after (A) Prakasam Pantulu (B) Damodaram Sanjeeviah (C) N.T. Rama Rao (D) Potti Shri Ramulu

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182. The Rs. 3,000 crore Tata Advanced Systems unit will be manufacturing Helicopter cabins. The unit is located at (A) Gajuwaka, Vishakapatnam Dist. (B) Adibhatta, RR Dist. (C) Tada, Nellore Dist. (D) Balanagar RR Dist. 183. The President of India awarded the Dronacharya Award during Aug. 2009 to (A) Saina Nehwal (B) Pullela Gopichand (C) Ishar Singh Deol (D) Satpal Singh In each of the following questions 184186, pick up the word that does not belong to the group or is different from others : 184. (A) (C) 185. (A) (C) 186. (A) (C) Eyebrow Ear Onion Potato Chittoor Tirupati (B) Foot (D) Nose (B) Tomato (D) Carrot (B) Madanapalle (D) Gadwal

For question 187 and 188 choose out the odd word amongst the four words : 187. (A) (C) 188. (A) (C) Shoulder Elbow Wise Honest (B) Foot (D) Arm (B) Gentle (D) Proud

Fill in the blanks with opposite words to the meaning of the underlined words for questions 189190 : 189. We cannot change people suddenly; we should try to change them . (A) quickly (B) rapidly (C) gradually (D) immediately 190. We should not be proud of our success; we should be . (A) loyal (B) arrogant (C) boast (D) humble 191. Choose the correctly spelt word from the four words given below : (A) attendence (B) vacuum (C) disciplane (D) comming Choose the correct answer to fill in the blanks for questions 192 and 193 : 192. you like ice cream? (A) Are (B) Does

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(C) Do 193. Does he you everything? (A) (C) told telling

(D)

Were

(B)

tells

(D) tell

Choose one word out of four words from questions 194196 closest to the meaning of : 194. Confuse (A) Disorder (C) 195. Final (A) (C) leading foremost (B) preliminary (D) ultimate Reassure (B) (D) Compose Encourage

196. Positive (A) Definite (C) Uncertain (B) (D) Doubtful Indefinite

Choose one out of the four words which means the opposite of the word given in questions 197 and 198 in CAPITALS : 197. DIFFERENCE (A) similarity (C) agreement 198. OBSTACLE (A) Hurdle (C) Encouragement

(B) (D)

uniformity harmony

(B) (D)

Opposition Barrier

199. The accused to the judge for mercy. (A) asked (B) demanded (C) requested (D) appealed 200. The police have a complaint against four persons. (A) entered (B) noted (C) registered (D) observed

Suggestions or remarks, if any, on the


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