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1. The maximum length of a pencil that can by kept in a rectangular box of dimensions 8 cm × 6 cm × 2 cm, is

(A) 2 root(13) cm

(B) 2 root(14) cm

(C) 2 root(26) cm

(D) 10 root(2) cm

2. What is the smallest number by which 3600 be divided to make it a perfect cube?

(A) 9

(B) 450

(C) 50

(D) 300

3. A two-digit number is such that the product of the digits is 8. When 18 is added to the number, then the number is reversed. The number is

(A) 18

(B) 42

(C) 81

(D) 24

4. The edges of a cuboids are in the ratio 1: 2: 3 and its surface area is 88 cm2 . The volume of the cuboids is

(A) 24 cm3

(B) 48 cm3

(C) 64 cm3

(D) 120 cm3

5. In a school 10% of the boys are same in number as ¼ th of the girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls in the school?

(A) 3 : 2

(B) 5 : 2

(C) 2 : 1

(D) 4 : 3

6. X got 30% concession on the labeled price of an article and sold it for Rs. 8750 with 25% profit on the price she bought. What was the labeled price ?

(A) Rs. 16,000

(B) Rs. 12,000

(C) Rs. 10,000

(D) None of the above

7. A vendor loses the selling price of 4 oranges on selling 36 oranges. Her loss per cent is

(A) 10%

(B) 11 1/9 %

(C) 12 ½ %

(D) None of the above

8. In a camp, 95 men had provisions for 200 days. After 5 days, 30 men left the camp. For how many days will the remaining food last now?

(A) 180

(B) 285

(C) 139 16/19

(D) 28.5

9. The ratio of the incomes of A and B is 5: 4 and the ratio of their expenditure is 3 : 2. If at the end of each year, each saves Rs. 1600, then the income of A is

(A) Rs. 3400

(B) Rs. 3600

(C) Rs. 4000

(D) Rs. 4400

10. Half of 1 per cent is equal to

(A) 0.005

(B) 0.05

(C) 0.02

(D) 0.2

11. If 3/5th of a cistern is filled in 1 minute, how much more time will be required to fill the rest of it?

(A) 40 sec

(B) 30 sec

(C) 36 sec

(D) 24 sec

12. In what ratio must water be mixed with milk costing Rs. 12 per liter to obtain a mixture worth Rs. 8 per liter?

(A) 1 : 2

(B) 2 : 1

(C) 2 : 3

(D) 3 : 2

13. X and Y enter into a partnership. X contributes Rs. 8000 and Y contributes Rs. 10000. At the end of six months they introduce Z, who contributes Rs. 6000. After the lapse of three years, they find that the firm has made a profit of Rs. 9660. Find the share of each.(in Rs.)

(A)X-3240, Y-4200, Z-2200

(B) X-3360, Y-4400, Z-2100

(C) X-3360, Y-4200, Z-2100

(D) 3260, Y-4000, Z-2200

14. Umedh Singh and Zorawar Singh invested in a business. They earned some profit which they divided in the ratio 2:3. If Umedh Singh invested Rs. 24, the amount invested by Zorawar Singh was

(A) Rs. 36

(B) Rs. 16

(C) Rs. 30

(D) Rs. 48

15. A number was divided successively in order by 4, 5 and 6. The remainders were respectively 2, 3 and 4. The number is

(A) 214

(B) 476

(C) 954

(D) 1908

16. The difference between simple and compound interest @ 10% per annum on a sum of Rs. 1000 after 4 years is

(A) Rs. 31

(B) Rs. 32.10

(C) Rs. 40.40

(D) Rs. 64.10

17. The ratio of the speeds of two trains is 7 : 8. If the second train runs 400 kms in 4 hours, then the speed of the first train is

(A) 70 km/hr

(B) 75 km/hr

(C) 84 km/hr

(D) 87.5 km/hr

18. In 10 years, A will be twice as old as B was 10 years ago. If A is now 9 years older than B, the present age of B is


(B) 19 years

(C) 49 years

(D) 39 years

19. Three taps A, B and C can fill a tank in 12, 15 and 20 hours respectively. If A is open all the time and B and C are open for one hour each alternately, the tank will be full in

(A) 6 hours

(B) 6 2/3 hours

(C) 7 hours

(D) 7 ½ hours

20. The present ages of three persons are in proportions 4: 7: 9. Eight years ago, the sum of their ages was 56. Find their present ages (in years)

(A) 20, 35, 45

(B) 8, 20, 28

(C) 16, 28, 36

(D) 20, 36, 46

Reasoning Ability

Directions (Q 21- 25): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.

At a party A, B, C, D and E are sitting in a circle. The group comprises a professor, an industrialist and a businessman. The industrialist and his wife D. A the professor is married to E, who is the sister of B. the industrialist is seated to the right of C. Both the ladies are unemployed.

21. Who among them must be graduate?

(A) B

(B) A

(C) C

(D) None of these

22. What is A to B?

(A) Brother

(B) Uncle

(C) Brother- in- law

(D) Cannot be determined

23. A is sitting to the right of

(A) Industrialist

(B) His wife

(C) D

(D) Cannot be determined

24. Who is the industrialist?

(A) D

(B) A

(C) B

(D) Cannot be determined

25. Who in the group is unmarried?

(A) Professor

(B) Industrialist

(C) Businessman

(D) Cannot be determined

Directions (Q 26-30): Read the following and answer questions given below it. In a certain code language: (I) ‘481’ means ‘Sky is blue’; (ii) ‘246’ means ‘Sea is deep’; and (iii) ‘698’ means ‘Sea looks blue’.

26. What number is the code for ‘deep’?

(A) 4

(B) 2

(C) 6

(D) 1

27. What number is the code for ‘blue’?

(A) 8

(B) 6

(C) 1

(D) 9

28. What number is the code for ‘sea’?

(A) 2

(B) 8

(C) 6

(D) 4

29. What number is the code for ‘looks’?

(A) 4

(B) 8

(C) 6

(D) 9

30. What number is the code for ‘is’?

(A) 8

(B) 1

(C) 4

(D) 2

31. What is the 6th term in the sequence of 2, 3, 6, 11, 18 ?

(A) 25

(B) 27

(C) 29

(D) 31

32. Let a number of three digits have for its middle digit the sum of the other two digits. Then it is a multiple of—

(A) 11

(B) 10

(C) 18

(D) 50

33. If X and Y are brothers; Z is sister of X; P is brother of Q; and Q is daughter of Y. Then who is the uncle of P ?

(A) Z

(B) X

(C) Q

(D) Y

DIRECTIONS: Read the following data and use if for answering the questions that follow.

Six people A,B,C,D,E and F live in a six-storey building, each on one floor. The following statements describe where they stay.

B lives on floor 6
A is equally far from C and E
F is an engineer
D is two floors above F
C does not live nest to an engineer

34. Which of the following is true?

(A) C lives on floor 4

(B) A is exactly between D and F

(C) E is on floor 5

(D) B is on floor 5

35. If statement 5 is disregarded, which floor does A stay on?

(A) 5

(B) 4

(C) 3

(D) 1

36. Which of the following is not true?

(A) F is not next to D

(B) C is between B and D

(C) E lives on floor 2

(D) B is on floor 6

37. In a group of 15 women, 7 have nose studs, 8 have ear rings and 3 have neither. How may of these have both nose studs and ear rings

(A) 2

(B) 7

(C) 3

(D) 40

38. A boy started walking from a point towards north. He turned right at right angles. In what direction is he ultimately walking?

(A) South

(B) North

(C) East

(D) West

39. Prema has a son named Rajib. Amulya is Prema’s brother. Ritu too has a daughter named Sweta. Ritu is Amulya’s sister. What is Rajib’s relationship to Sweta?

(A) Brother in Law

(B) Cousin

(C) uncle

(D) Son

40. A clock seen through a mirror shows 8 o’clock. What is the correct time?

(A) 12.20

(B) 4.00

(C) 12.40

(D) 8.00

General Awareness

41. Who was the first Governor of Punjab?

(A) Mr. Chandu Lal Trivedi

(B) Bansilal

(C) Gopi Chand

(D) Amrinder Singh

42. Who is the first lady Deputy commissioner of Punjab?

(A) Ms. Vini Chohan

(B) Ms. Vini Mahajan

(C) Ms. Kiran Bedi

(D) None of these

43. Where is the Sikh Heritage Complex developed?

(A) Mansa

(B) Amritsar

(C) Ropar

(D) Anandpur Sahib

44. Who is the first Punjabi novelist to get Jananpith Award?

(A) Sr. Nanak Singh

(B) Sr. Gurdial Singh

(C) Sr. Gurdial Duggal

(D) Sr. Nanak Duggal

45. When was the use of Punjabi made compulsory in the year?

(A) 1990

(B) 1991

(C) 1992

(D) 1994

46. Who is the Governor of Punjab?

(A) Gen. S.E. Rodrigues

(B) Prakash Singh Badal

(C) Mr. Butta Singh

(D) Shiv Raj Patil

47. When was the Punjabi declared as a official language in Punjab?

(A) 1766

(B) 1867

(C) 1966

(D) 1967

48. When was SGPC established in Punjab?

(A) 1970

(B) 1925

(C) 1922

(D) 1924

49. Who was the first Sikh ruler of Punjab?

(A) Guru Nanak Dev

(B) Maharaja Ranjit Singh

(C) Bhai Lakha Singh

(D) Maharaja Kamaljit Singh

50. Which is the most famous temple of Punjab?

(A) Golden Temple

(B) Temple of Sikh Guru

(C) Nanak Temple

(D) Heritage Temple

51. Which State of India has the highest population density?


(B) Kerala

(C) West Bengal

(D) Bihar

52. The electoral college that elects the Vice-President of India consists of:

(A) Members of Rajya Sabha only

(B) Elected Members of both the Houses of Parliament

(C) Elected Members of both the Houses of Parliament

(D) Members of the Rajya sabha and the Legislative Assemblies of States

53. Who won best actress award in56th National Film Awards 2010 ?

(A) Aisawarya Rai

(B) Priyanka Chopra

(C) Kangana Ranaut

(D) Kareena Kapoor

54. Who among the following won Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2009 ?

(A) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

(B) Thomas A. Steitz

(C) Ada E. Yonath

(D) All of the above

55. The runner up in 2009 Wimbledon women’s singles is

(A) Venus William

(B) Serena William

(C) Dinara Safina

(D) Svetlana Kuznetsova

56. In which following city, Summit of Foreign Ministers of SAARC nations took place in February 2009 ?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Dhaka

(C) Kathmandu

(D) Colombo

57. Magsaysay Awards are not given in which of the following categories ?

(A) Literature

(B) Peace and International Understanding

(C) Music

(D) Public service

58. The 2011 Census would be the

(A) 13th Census

(B) 14th Census

(C) 15th Census

(D) 16th Census

59. Which one of the following countries has the longest international boundary with India?

(A) Bangladesh

(B) Bhutan

(C) China

(D) Pakistan

60. Which novel won the Bookers of bookers

(A) Freedom at midnight

(B) Midnight Summer

(C) Midnight Children

(D) Midnight Black

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