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APSPDCL JUNIOR ASSISTANT (LDC) 2012

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Section - I Numerical Ability

A hemisphere has a diameter of 14 cm. Its (2) 2) 718.67 4) 748 (1)

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The simplification 3 +

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1) 5 2) 5/3 3) 5/12 4) 3/5 The parallel sides of a trapezium are 6 cm and 10 cm, and the perpendicula distance between them is 8 cm. It s area in sq. cm is 1) 48 2) 64 3) 54 4) 80

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x 4 (1+ x ) 11/ 3 (1 x ) 1/ 3 ) 12= (a 4 + a = 10 24 6 (2) 18 55 +3) a + a The sides of a triangle are 9 cm, 8 cm and 7 10. If cm. Its area in sq. cm is of x ? 1) 2) 1) 1 3) 4)

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A field is the shape of a rhombus. Its side is 120m. At the rate of Rs. 100 per metre, the cost of fencing all round the field is 1) Rs. 48,000 3) Rs. 72,000

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The base of a cone has a diameter of 14 cm and the height is 10.5 cm. Its volume in cu.cm is 1) 1618 3) 539 2) 1078 4) 2156 (3)

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1) 734 3) 200 If 2) 333 4) 500 9. 1) a 2)
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The number of integers between 1 cm 1000 which are divisible by 2,3 or 5 is

, what is (x3 3x) ?

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, what is the positive value (2)

2) 1/2 4) 1/4

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11. Solve the equation 49 7 x = (343)(2 x 5) for the value of x 1) 17 3) 17/7 2) 17/5 4) 7/12 (2)

12. If xy = yx and x = 2y, what is the value of y? 1) 1 3) 3 13. If 2) 2 4) 4 (2) (2)

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A solid cylinder has a radius of 7 cm and a height of 10 cm. Its total surface area in sq. cm is 1) 374 3) 1122 2) 1496 4) 748 (4)

2 5 8 : :: : x, what is x ? 3 6 7

1) 17/14 3) 5/3

2) 10/7 4) 13/14

14. If A : B = 2 : 3, B : C = 4 : 5, C : D = 6 : 7, what is A : D ? (2) 1) 4 : 13 2) 16 : 35 3) 7 : 24 4) 8 : 22 15. If in 30 litres of a mixture of milk and water, the ratio of milk and water is 7 : 3, find the quantity of water to be mixed, in litres, in order to make this ratio 3 : 7 (1) 1) 40 2) 10 3) 30 4) 20 16. In asquare, the co-ordinates of one of the vertics are (4, 5) and the equation of one diagonal is 7x y + 8 = 0. What is the equation of the other diagonal ? (2) 1) x + 7y + 31 = 0 2) x + 7y 31 = 0 3) x 7y + 31 = 0 4) x 7y 31 = 0 17. The triangle with vertices at (2, 4), (2, 6) and is (2)

work ? 1) 30 3) 40 2) 15 4) 20

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24. A car costs a dealer Rs. 50,000. The dealer raised the price by Rs. 13,000 and then sold it by giving a discount 1/7th of the new price. What percentage of the original cost was the selling price ? 1) 108 3) 107 2) 90 4) 110 (1)

25. If there was a loss of 15# on selling price, what percentage loss woudl it amount to on cost price 1) 17.64 3) 30 (4) 2) 20

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1) right angles 2) equilateral 3) right - angles and isosceles 4) obtuse - angled The area of the circle with centre at (1, 2) and passing through (4, 6) is (3) 1) 4 2) 10 3) 25 4) 30 The marks of six students are 4, 8, 12, 16, 20 and 30. Their arithmetic mean is (2) 1) 20 2) 15 3) 10 4) 18 The greatest and the smallest values of a variable quantity are 100 and 70, respectively. The range is (2) 1) 70 2) 30 3) 100 4) 170 The symbol used to denote standard deviation is (2) 1) 2)

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1) Rs. 80 3) Rs. 40 13,000? 1) 20% 2) 9% 3) 10% 28. The value of 1) 0.4 3) 1.0 29. If 1) 144 3) 1.44 30. The value of est to 1) 0.002 3) 0.22 2) 0.9 4) 1.4

4) 13.04

26. If a harmonium is sold for Rs. 16, the percentage of loss in equal to its cost price. What is the cost price of the harmonium ? 2) Rs. 25 4) Rs. 50 (1)

27.2 14.4 144 A house was sold for Rs. 12,600 at a profit of 2X 3,5 4 + 0.04 = 5% on the cost price. What percent would 0.144 4 + 0.04x have been gained if it has been sold for Rs. (4)

1 4) 8 % 3

is close to

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, the value of x is 2) 14.4 4) 0.0144

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22. The coefficient of correlation theoretically varies between (1) 1) + 1 and 1 2) + 3 and 3 3) + 2 and 2 4) + 4 and 4 23. If 15 men complete a work in 20 days, in how many days will 20 men complete the same 2

3.157 4126 3.198 63.972 2835.121 is clos-

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Section - II Language Proficiency


Choose the word / phrase nearest in meaning to the given word : 31. Mitigate (4) 1) Dedicate 3) Divulge 32. Latitude 1) Care 3) Precaution 33. Flask 1) Sheep 3) Criticism 34. Beleagured 1) Besieged 3) Canned 35. Burgeoning 1) Polishing 3) Killing underlined words : 1) Adverb 3) Pronoun 37. That boy is lazy 1) Adverb 3) Preposition 1) Preposition 3) Conjunction 1) Adjective 3) Preposition 1) Noun 3) Conjunction 2) Prepositon 4) Adjective 2) Adjective 4) Pronoun 2) Rapidly growing 4) Scaring 2) Banned 4) Fired 2) Group 4) Praise (1) 2) Freedom 4) Strictness (3) 2) Designate 4) Deerease (2)

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Identify the parts of speech of the 36. The boy worked hard, but could not succeed (1)

38. He worked hard, but could not succeed (3)

39. That boy is industrious

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4) Adverb (1) 2) Pronoun (4)

4) Conjunction 2) Pronoun 4) Interjection

40. God! I forget to lock the door

Fill int he blansk with suitable forms of the verbs, given in the brackets : 41. The sun ......... (rise) in the cast 1) rose 3) rises 3 2) has risen 4) had risen (3)

42. The teacher ......... (teach) the lesson yesterday (1) 1) taught 2) will teach 3) has taught 4) had taught 43. I ......... (work) on this job for the past two hours 1) worked 2) an working (4) 3) had worked 4) have been working 44. A traingle ......... (have) three sides (1) 1) has 2) have 3) had 4) is having 45. By the end of next year the novelist ......... (write) the book (2) 1) will write 2) will have written 3) wrote 4) had written Correct the underlined part of the following sentences by picking the correct choice for each : 46. I am looking forward to have seen my old friend 1) had seen 2) saw 3) seeing 4) see (2) 47. By the time I reached the railway station, the train has left. (4) 1) is leaving 2) was left 3) left 4) had lelt 48. My friend was having a beautiful house (1) 1) has 2) had been having 3) is having 4) has been having 49. Sudha's dog is the one who was hurt in the stampede (2) 1) whom 2) which 3) that 4) whose 50. Harsha is one of the taller boys of his class 1) tall 2) shorter 3) tallest 4) short (3) 51. Of the two languages, French and German, French pronunciation is the tough one (1) 1) toughter 2) toughest 3) simple 4) simplest 52. These news are very surprising (2) 1) These news is 2) This news is 3) THis news are 4) News are 53. Prasad is junior by Ravi in this company (1) 1) to 2) with 3) for 4) than

54. You have to comly for the instructions of your boss (2) 1) to 2) with 3) at 4) on 55. If the tired man wanted to lie down, he took the mattress available in the room (4) 1) has taken 2) had taken 3) shall take 4) should have taken Read the following passage carefully : "What was disappointing about the IPL-3 stadium experience was how peripheral the game had become. Watching a match at Kotla or even Eden Gardens where the spectators more clued in ..... is never going to be like a day out at Lord's. We shouldn't even expoect it to be. But if sholdn't also be reduced to watching the cricket with one's view obstructed by inebriated and obese men trying their dance moves. THe lucklustre cheerleaders and car splitting music in between deliveries only added to the discomfort. One might be forgiven for treating T-20 and in particular IPL., as 'entertainment' rather than a sporing experience. But one would expect that the actual match would be more important than the bells and whistles. (From Not Just Cricket by Ronojoy Sen, Times of India dated 22 April 2010). Now pick the correct choices for the following questions : 56. What is meant by 'how peripheral the game had become'? (3) 1) how big the game had become 2) how attractive the game had become 3) how unimportant things have assumed a significant role in the game 4) how big the cricket ground has become 57. Kotla, Eden Gardens and Lord's are places where (1) 1) Cricket matches are held 2) Football matches are held 3) Political meetings are held 4) Athletics meets are hold 58. 'Bells and Whistles' refer to the articles used by (2) 1) Spectators 2) Cheerleaders 3) Umpires 4) Players

59. The passage suggests that the overall experience of watching an IPL match is (4) 1) pleasurable 2) enjoyable 3) great 4) miscrable and disappointing 60. The phrase 'innebriated and obese' used in the passage means (3) 1) joyful and emaciated 2) sobar and fat 3) druck and fat 4) drunk and thin

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Section - III Computer Awareness

61. The Following window in Excel can display values of certain cells to monitor changes in the values (3) 1) watch window 2) view window 3) review window 4) help window 62. In Excel it is possible to copy a macro from one workd book to another if it is a (3) 1) Visual-C macro 2) C-Macro 3) Visual Basic Macro 4) Basic Macro 63. The formula in fx space is = (B2 C4) * 2. If B2 contains 4, C4 contains 2. The result will be (2) 1) 2 2) 4 3) 5 4) 8 64. In page break view of Excel sheet (2) 1) it is not possible to adjust the rows in a page 2) It is possible to adjust the rows in a page 3) It is possible to adjust the columns in a page 4) It is possible to adjust formulae in a page 65. The following is useful as a mail client (4) 1) Microsoft Access 2) Microsoft Excel 3) Microsoft one note 4) Microsoft outlook 66. The 'Insert Menu' item useful to insert an equation in power point is to create a new object with type (1)

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1) MS equation 2) MS Graph chart 3) Adobe document 4) Bitmap image The term 'RAM' stands for (2) 1) Read Only Memory 2) Random Access Memory 3) Random Additional Memory 4) Random Memory An 8-bit processor has 16 bit address bus. It can access (3) 3 1) 2 memory locations 2) 82 memory locations 3) 216 memory locations 4) 162 memory locations This is called "primary memory" in computer 1) RAM 2) ROM 3) Hard disk 4) CD ROM (1) Microsoft Windows-7 can be installed in (4) 1) FAT 16 partition 2) Raid partition 3) Any FAT partition used in computers 1) Alsoft 2) Micro virus 4) Ntfs partition

71. The following is one of the anti virus program (3)

3) Nortons 4) Synch virus 72. The following is an open source operating system 1) Windows 3) Linux 2) OS-5 4) Sphinx (3)

73. To select entire text in a word document, the keyboard shortcut used is 1) Ctrl+B 2) Ctrl+A 3) Ctrl+C (2)

74. To track the changes made for Microsoft Word document, the tab which is useful is 1) View 2) Insert (3) 3) Review 4) File 75. To automatically start slide show in power point, the following function key is pressed 1) F1 3) F4 possible to import 1) data from web 2) F2 4) F5 (4) (4) 2) data from file

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76. Using the 'Data' tab is Excel top menu, it is

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77. An A4 size paper is of the size (2) 1) 8.5 x 14" 2) 8.27" x 11.69" 3) 11" x 17" 4) 8.5" x 11" 78. An Excel sheet saved in .txt can be opened with (4) 1) Access 2) Power Point 3) pdf reader 4) Note Pad 79. When several people in same organisation work together on files, efficient management of office documents can be done with (3) 1) Server space 2) Client space 3) Document work space site 4) Microsoft site 80. The information about the author of document stored in hidden form along with document is called (1) 1) Meta data 2) Personal data 3) Synch data 4) Office data 81. The bibliography for a document can be generated from (4) 1) Citation 2) Quotations 3) Source 4) Citation and source 82. The keyboard short cut used to print a document is (2) 1) Ctrl+F1 2) Ctrl+P 3) Ctrl+F2 4) Ctrl+C 83. .odt file can be opened in (4) 1) Office-98 2) Office-2000 3) Office-XP 4) Office 2007 84. An office-2007 document can be viewed in office-2003 with the use of following pack 1) Compatibility pack (1) 2) Cross reference pack 3) Compensation pack 4) Review pack 85. .bmp (bitmap) files can be edited using (3) 1) Drawing tools 2) Soft tools 3) Picture manager 4) Plot manager 86. The document template files without macros are represented in office 2007 as (2) 1) .dot m 2) .dot x 3) .odc x 4) .xml

87. The keyboard shoft cut to access 'font' dialog box is 1) Ctrl+F 3) Ctrl+G phrase is 1) Ctrl+A 3) Ctrl+G over to 1) Draft view 3) Outline view 2) Full screen view 4) Web layout view 2) Ctrl+K 4) Ctrl+F (3) 2) Ctrl+D 4) Ctrl+H (4) (2)

94. February 21 is observed internationally as 1) International Mother Language Day 2) World Day for Water 3) Father's Day 4) Doctor's Day 95. Which Bharat Ratna has become the first Indian to win the coveted "US National Humanities Medal"? 1) Amartya Sen 2) Abdul Kalam 3) Pandit Bhimsen Joshi 4) Late Mangeshkar Sabha ? 96. Who is the Present Chairman of the Rajya (2) 1) Meira Kumar (1) (1)

88. The keyboard short cut for finding a workd /

89. To delete a blank page, one should switch

90. To jump to a document sotred in a hard disk from a document on screen it is required to create (1) 1) Hyper link 3) Function 2) Software link

91. Who is the crstwhile Praja Rajyam Leader, inducted into the AP cabinet as the Minister for Endowments ? (3) 1) Ganta Srinivasa Rao 2) Sobha Nagireddy 4) Chiranjeevi Party ? 3) C. Ramachandraiah

92. What is the election symbol of Bahujan Samaj (3) 1) Bicycle 2) Lotus

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4) Array 3) Manmohan Singh 4) Arun Jaitley 1) NET 3) ISAT Park" located 3) Gujarat continents ? 1) Abu Dhabi 3) Dabai 3) Elephant 4) Rising Sun 1) Madhya Pradesh two Indian Fishermen off the Kerala Coast of February 15, 2012? 1) France 3) Italy 2) Spain 4) The USA (3)

2) Mehammad Hamid Ansari

97. What does "SIM" of a cell phone mean ?(4) 1) Simple Information Module 2) Sample Intimation Module 3) Subscriber Information Module 4) Subscriber Identity Module EAMCET for admission to the MBBS course 2) NEET (2) 4) NEFT (2)

98. What is the Test proposed to replace

99. In which state is "Ranthambhore National 2) Rajasthan 4) Assam (4) 2) Addis Ababa 4) Istanbul

93. Whcih country's naval personnal short dead

100. Which is the only city that extends into the