Company : Bank of Maharashtra

Website : http://www.bankofmaharashtra.in/

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Questions: 200

QUESTION PAPER

THE PAPER CONSISTS OF FOUR SECTIONS

Section A

Section B

Section C

Section D

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning

Computer Awareness

SEC A : ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Directions(1-8) : Select the word most clearly related the capital word.

1. ABRADE:

a) give up b) wear away c) hate d) scold

2. ADAGE:

a) burden b) proverb c) farewell d) myth

3. AEGIS:

a) proverb b) proof c) poise d) defensive cover

4. AMELIORATE:

a) to improve b) appease c) criminal d) thief

5. ACCOMPLICE:

a) friend

b) abettor

c) approve

d) ingratiate

6. ARRANT:

a) incorrect b) theoretical c) haughty d) complete

7. AMORPHOUS:

a) affectionate b) formless c) sleepy d) distinct

8. ANTEDILUVIAN:

a) abundant b) interested c) modern d) ancient

Directions(9-12): Fill in the blanks with words given below:

9. A ____________ old man.

(a) bilious (b) belated (c) attrition (d) azure

10. A person who loves books: _________.

(a) azure (b) bloomer (c) bibliophile (d) blase.

11. He has a lot of _______ tissue.

(a) adlib (b) ascribe (c) adipose (d) abstruse

12. The ________ treatment of refugees.

(a) abstruse (b) base (c) bilious (d) belated.

Directions(13-24): A word in capital letters is followed by four words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters

13.NEBULOUS

(a) Concrete (b) Unkind (c) Undramatic (d) Uninteresting

14.ELAN

(a) Brashness (b) Dignity (c) Composure

15.PERUNCTORY

(a) Quick (b) Slow (c) Careful (d) Loud

16.MANSION

(a) Castle (b) Hovel (c) House (d) Hotel

17.TERMAGANT

(a) Charming (b) Turbulent (c) Brawling (d) Shrewish

18.NEOPHYTE

(a) Veteran (b) Violence (c) Desperado (d) Prodigal

19.PARTITION

(a) Maintain (b) Enjoin (c) Unify (d) Break

20.PRIMITIVE

(a) Polite (b) Naïve (c) Shrill (d) Boring

21.LAX

(a) Salty (b) Strict (c)Weak (d) Sophisticated

22.TRANSIENT

(a) Transitory (b) Fleeting (c) Permanent (d) Momentary

23.VENGEFUL

(a) Forgiving (b) Revenge (c) Vindictive (d) Vicious

24.TIRADE

(a) Censure (b) Declamation (c) Discredit (d) Eulogy

Directions(13-24): In the following questions, each word in capital letters is followed by four words or phrases. Choose the one, which is similar in meaning to the words given in the capital letters.

25. ACCOUTREMENTS

(a) Relatives (b) Companions (c) Blemishes (d) Belongings

26. APOLITICAL

(a) Antipolitical (b) Terrorist (c) Not interested in politics (d) Subversive

27. AZURE

(a) Blue (b) Green (c) Brown

28. BONHOMIE

(a) Friendliness (b) Wrath (c) Very (d) Greed

29. CANDOUR

(a) Enthusiasm (b) Openness (c) Freedom

30. FLUCTUATION

(a) Increase (b) Change (b) Stability (d) Decrease

31. BASHFUL

(a) Haughty (b) Discreet (c) Shy (d) Upset

32. TRIVIAL

(a) Significant (b) Momentous (c) Unimportant (d) Critical

33. RIVALRY

(a) Competition (b) Cooperation (c) Compromise (d) Campaign

34. COLLAPSE

(a) Rise (b) Failure (c) Rebirth (d) Debt

35. APPEASE

(a) Agitate (b) Pacify (c)Qualify (d) Interrupt

36. DEFILE

(a) Pollute (b) Disapprove (c) Delay (d) Reveal

Directions(37-48): Fill in the blanks-

37. I had gone to the market when he ________ to see me.

(a)came (b) come (c)gone (d)go

38. ________ are you thinking of?

(a)which (b)what (c)how (d)why

39. Arun, _____ stood first in the class, is my friend.

(a)When (b)why (c)whom(d)who

40. Each of the boys ________ given a chocolate.

(a) is b)was(c)were (d)are

41. I’ll _____ my work by tomorrow.

(a)would have finished (b)would had finished

(c)would not finished(d)would finished

42. She was annoyed _________ his failure.

(a)of (b)by (c)on (d)with

43. I can dance much better than _________.

(a)she (b)her (c)mine (d)him

44. I would rather die _______ suffer pain.

(a)than (b)from (c)for (d)since

45. The boy is wanting ________ common sense.

(a)out (b)in (c)on (d)for

46. One has to distinguish good ____ evil.

(a)since (b)from (c)for (d)far

47.. Students flouting the rules are liable ______ a fine.

(a)by (b)to (c)on (d)from

48. She acted _______ his advice.

(a)out (b)in (c)on (d)for

Directions(49-60): In each of these questions, in the given sentences, a part of the sentences is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of phrasing the underlined part is indicated.

Choose the best alternative.

49.Expect for you and I, everyone brought a present to the party.

(a) With the exception of you and I, everyone brought

(b) Except for you and I, everyone had brought

(c) Except for you and me, everyone brought

(d) Except for you and me, everyone had brought

50.Although, I calculate that he will be here any minute, I cannot wait much longer for him.

(a) Although I reckon that he will be here

(b) Although I think that he will be here

(c) Because I am confidant that he will be here

(d) Because I calculate that he will be here

51.We want the teacher to be him who has the best rapport with the students.

(a) We want the teacher to be he

(b) We want him to be the teacher

(c) We desire the teacher to be him

(d) We anticipate the teacher to be him

52.Today this is a totally different world than we have seen in the last decade.

(a) than what we seen

(b) then we have seen

(c) from what we seen

(d) from what we have seen

53.Although he was the most friendly of all present and different from the others, he hadn’t hardly any friends except me.

(a) different from the others, he hardly had any friends except I

(b) different than the others, he hardly had any friends except me

(c) different than the others, he hardly had any friends except I

(d) different from the others, he hardly had any friends except me.

54.Since we are living in Bombay for five years, we are reluctant to move to another city.

(a) Being that we living

(b) Since we were living

(c) Since we have been living

(d) Being that we have been living

55. As a child, my parents took me to Jammu to visit my grandmother.

(a) When I was a child, my parents took me to Jammu to visit my grandmother.

(b) My parents took me, as a child, to Jammu to visit my grandmother.

(c) My parents took me to Jammu to visit my grandmother as a child

(d) A child, my parents took me to Jammu to visit my grandmother.

56.Anyone interested in the use of computer can learn much if you have access to a state-of –the-art-microcomputer.

(a) if he has access to

(b) if access is available to

(c) by access to

(d) from access to

57.Start the motor, and then you should remove the blocks.

(a) Start the motor, then removing the blocks

(b) Starting the motor, the blocks should then be removed.

(c) Start the motor and then remove the blocks.

(d) Starting the motor remove all blocks

58.The Vice-President of the local bank spoke for a half an hour and told his colleague that he, his colleague, must consider finding a new job, or accept a reduction in salary.

(a) for half hour and told his colleague that he must consider to find a new job.

(b) For half an hour and told his colleague that the colleague must get employed by a new bank.

(c) For half an hour and told his colleague to consider finding,a new job.

(d) No change

59.He does not smoke, nor he drinks.

(a) nor he does drink

(b) neither he does drink

(c) nor does he drink

(d) no change

60.She wished that her career could be as glamorous as the other women but not willing to work as they had.

(a) as glamorous as the other women’s

(b) more glamorous than the career of the other women

(c) glamorous

(d) no change

SEC B : QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

61. If two dices are tossed simultaneously, the number of elements in the resulting sample space is:

(a) 6(b) 8(c) 36(d) 24

62. A bag contains 5 white, 7 red and 8 black balls. If 4 balls are drawn one by one with replacement, what is the probability that all are white ?

(a) 1/256(b) 1/16(c) 4/20(d) 4/8

63. A coin is tossed 5 times. What is the probability that head appears an odd number of times ?

(a) 2/5(b) 1/5(c) 1/2(d) 4/25

64. In three numbers, the first is twice the second and thrice the third. If the average of these three numbers is 44, then the first number is:

(a) 72(b) 24(c) 36(d) 44

65. In how many ways can six different rings be worn on four fingers of one hand ?

(a) 10(b) 12(c) 15(d) 16

66. The average of three numbers is 135. The largest number is 180 and the difference between the others is 25. The smallest number is:

(a) 130(b) 125(c) 120(d) 100

67. Of the three numbers, the first is twice the second and the second is twice the third. The average of these numbers is 21.Find the largest number out of these:

(a) 36(b) 38(c) 47(d) 48

68. What will be the compound interest on a sum of Rs.25,000 after 3 years at the rate of 12 %p.a ?

(a) Rs. 9000.30 (b) Rs. 9720 (c) Rs. 10483.20 (d) Rs. None of these.

69. The compound interest on Rs. 20,480 at 6 ¼% per annum for 2 years 73 days, is :

(a) Rs.2929 (b) Rs. 3000 (c) Rs. 3131 (d) Rs. 3636

70. A man saves Rs.200 at the end of each year and lends the money at 5% compound interest. How much will it become at the end of the year ?

(a) Rs.565.25 (b) Rs.635 (c) Rs. 662.02 (d) Rs. 666.50

71. Find the compound interest on Rs.15,625 for 9 months at 16% per annum compounded quarterly ?

(a) Rs. 1851 (b) Rs. 1941 (c) Rs. 1951 (d) Rs. 1961

72.The compound interest on Rs. 30,000 at 7% per annum is Rs. 4347. The period (in years) is :

(a) 2 (b) 2 ½ (c) 3 (d) 4.

73. At what rate of compound interest per annum will a sum of Rs. 1200 become Rs. 1348.32 in 2 years?

(a) 6% (b) 6.5% (c) 7% (d) 7.5%

74.The present worth of Rs. 169 due in 2 years at 4% per annum compound interest is :

(a) Rs. 150.50 (b) Rs.154.75 (c) Rs. 156.25 (d) Rs. 158

75. The angle of elevation of the sun, when the length of the shadow of a tree is √3 times the height of the tree, is:

(a) 300 (b) 450 (c) 600 (d) 900

76.From a point P on a level ground, the angle of elevation of the top of a tower is 300. If the tower is 100 m high, the distance of point P from the foot of the tower is:

(a) 149 m (b) 156m (b) 173m (d) 200m

77.The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 600 and the foot of the ladder is 4.6 m away from the wall. The length of the ladder is:

(a) 2.3 m (b) 4.6 m (c) 7.8 m (d) 9.2 m

78.An observer 1.6 m tall is 20√3 m away from a tower. The angle of elevation from his eye to the top of the tower is 300. The height of the tower is:

(a) 21.6m (b) 23.2 m (c) 24.72m (d) None of these

79.Two ships are sailing in the sea on the sides of a lighthouse. The angles of elevation of the top of the lighthouse as observed from the two ships are 300 and 450 respectively. If the lighthouse is 100 m high, the distance between the two ships is:

(a) 173m (b) 200m (c) 273m (d) 300m

80.The angle of elevation of the top of a tower from a certain point is 300. If the observer moves 20m towards the tower, the angle of angle of elevation of the top of the tower increases by 150. The height of the tower is:

(a) 17.3m (b) 21.9m (c) 27.3m (d) 30m

81.On the same side of a tower, two objects are located. Observed from the top of the tower, their angles of depression are 450 and 600. If the height of the tower is 150m the distance between the objects is:

(a) 63.5 m (b) 76.9 m (c)86.7 m (d) 90 m

Directions(82-92) . Find the Odd One Out from the Series

82. 4, 5, 7, 10, 14, 18, 25, 32

(a) 7 (b) 14 (c) 18 (d) 32

83. 2, 5, 10, 50, 500, 5000

(a) 0 (b) 5 (c) 10 (d) 5000

84. 253, 136, 352, 460, 324, 631, 244

(a) 136 (b) 324 (c) 352 (d) 631

85. 19, 28, 39, 52, 67, 84, 102

(a) 52 (b) 102 (c) 84 (d) 67

86. 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37,50, 64

(a) 50 (b) 26 (c) 37 (d) 64

87. 331, 482, 551, 263, 383, 242, 111

(a) 263 (b) 383 (c) 242 (d) 111

88. 835, 734, 642, 751, 853, 981, 532

(a) 751 (b) 853 (c) 981 (d) 532

89. 385, 462, 572, 396, 427, 671, 264

(a) 385 (b) 427 (c) 671 (d) 264

90. 1, 5, 14, 30, 50, 55, 91

(a) 5 (b) 50 (c) 55 (d) 91

91. 8, 27, 64, 100, 125, 216, 343

(a) 27 (b) 100 (c) 125 (d) 343

92. 1, 4, 9, 16, 20, 36, 49

(a) 1 (b) 9 (c) 20 (d) 49

93. During an hour a car covered 48 km, which is 12% of the total path. What is the length of the total distance that the car has to travel?

(a) 200 km (b) 400 km (c) 448 km (d) 352 km

94. Devi’s income is Rs. 960. She saves Rs. 192. What % does she save?

(a) 25% (b) 12% (c) 20% (d) none of these

95. There are 50 students of whom 47 are present. What % are absent?

(a) 8% (b) 3% (c) 6% (d) 12%

96. Rakesh earns Rs. 15000 a year. He spends 18% on rent. How much rent does he pay in a month (in Rs)?

(a) 2700 (b) 275 (c) 225 (d) 325

97. Colour TV price fell by 28%. If a CTV costs Rs. 12500 before the decrease, find the new price (in Rs.).

(a) 9200 (b) 9000 (c) 8500 (d) 9500

98. 48% of a journey was by bus and rest was by train. If the bus covered 108 km. covered by the train?

(a) 117(b) 110 (c) 225 (d) none of these

Find the distance

99. Renu spends 35% of her income on clothes and 40% on food. If food amounts to Rs 384, what does she spends on clothes (in Rs)?

(a) 436(b) 320 (c) 310 (d) none of these.

100. In a simultaneous throw of two coins, the probability of getting at least one head is :

(a) 1/2(b) 1/3 (c) 2/3 (d)3/4

101.Three unbiased coins are tossed. What is the probability of getting at most two heads ?

(a) (a)3/4 (b)1/4 (c) 3/8 (d) 7/8

102 In a single throw of a die, what is the probability of getting a number greater than 4 ?

(a) 1/2(b) 1/3 (c) 2/3 (d) 1/4

103.What is the probability of getting a sum 9 from two throws of a dice ?

(a) 1/6(b) 1/8 (c) 1/9 (d) 1/12

104. In a simultaneous throw of two dice, what is the probability of getting a doublet ?

(a) 1/6 (b) 1/4(c) 2/3 (d) 3/7

105. In a simultaneous throw of two dice, what is the probability of getting a total of 10 or 11 ?

(a) 1/4 (b) 1/6(c) 7/12 (d) 5/36

106. Two dices are thrown simultaneously. What is the probability of getting two number whose product is even ?

(a) 1/2 (b)3/4 (c) 3/8 (d) 5/16

107. I gain 70 paise on Rs. 70. My gain percent is:

(a) 0.1%(b)1% (c) 7% (d) 10%

108. A shopkeeper sold an article for Rs. 2090.42. Approximately, what will be the percentage profit if he sold that article for Rs. 2602.58?

(a) 15%(b) 20% (c) 25% (d)30%

109. Alfred buys an old scooter for Rs. 4700 and spends Rs.800 and sells the scooter for Rs.5800, his gain percent is:

(a) 4 4/7% (b) 5 5/11% (c)10%(d) 12%

110. A shopkeeper purchased 70 kg of potatoes for Rs.420 and sold the whole lot at the rate of Rs. 6.50 per k.g. What will be his gain percentage?

(a) 4 1/6%(b) 6 1/4 % (c) 8 1/3 % (d) 20%

111. Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs.375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 33. What was his percentage profit?

(a) 3.5 (b) 4.5 (c) 5.6 (d) 6.5

112. 100 Oranges are bought at the rate of Rs. 350 and sold at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen. The

percentage of profit or loss is:

(a) 14 2/7% gain (b) 15%gain (c) 14 2/7% loss (d) 15% loss

113. A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?

(a) Rs.1090 (b) Rs.1160 (c) Rs.1190 (d) 1202

114. A and B can do a work in 12 days, B and C in 15 days, C and A in 20 days. If A, B and C work together, they will complete the work in:

(a). 5 days(b). 7 5/6 days(c). 10 days(d). 15 2/3 days

115. A and B can do a work in 8 days, B and C can do the same work in 12 days. A, B and C together can finish it in 6 days. A and C together will do it in:

(a). 4 days(b). 6 days(c). 8 days(d). 15 2/3 days

116. A and B can do a piece of work in 5 days; B and C can do it in 7 days, A and C can do it in 4 days. Who among these will take the least time if put to do it alone?

(a). A(b). B(c). C(d). Data Inadequate

117. A can do a piece of work in 4 hours; B and C together can do it in 3 hours, while A and C together can do it in 2 hours. How long will B alone take to do it?

(a). 8 hours(b). 10 hours(c). 12 hours(d). 24 hours

118. A can do a certain work in the same time in which B and C together can do it. If A and B together could do it in 10 days and C alone in 50 days, then B alone could do it in:

(a). 15 days(b). 20 days(c). 25 days(d). 30 days

119. A works twice as fast as B. If B can complete a work in 12 days independently, the number of days in which A and B can together finish the work is :

(a). 4 days(b). 6 days(c). 8 days(d). 18 days

120. A is twice as good a workman as B and together they finish a piece of work in 14 days. The number of days taken by A alone to finish the work is:

(a). 11(b). 21(c). 28(d). 42

SEC C : REASONING

Directions (Qs. 121-124) : These four questions are to be answered on the basis of the following informations.

A five members research group is to be chosen from the mathematicians A, B, C and D and the physicists

E,F,G and H. At least 3 Mathematicians must be in the group Howevere,

A refuses to work with D.B refuses to work with E.

F refuses to work with G.D refuses to work with F.

121.If B is chosen,who else would have to be in the group ?

(a) F (b) G (c) A (d) C

122. If B and C are chosen, which of the following is definitely true ?

P : A is chosen, Q : D is chosen R : Either F or G is chosen

(a) P only (b) Q only (c) R only (d) Q and R only

123. If H is chosen, which other member could not work with the group ?

(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) F

124. If H is chosen, which of the following must be true ?

P: A must be chosen

Q : B must be chosen

R : G must be chosen

(a) P only (b) Q only (c) R only (d) P,Q and R.

Directions (Qs. 125-129) : Read the following information carefully to answer these questions.

(A) Six flats on a floor in two rows facing North and South are alloted to P, Q , S T and U.

(B) Q gets a North facing flat and is not next to S.

(C) S and U get diagonally opposite flats

(D) R, next to U gets a South facing flat and T gets a North facing flat .

125. Which of the following combination gets south facing flats ?

(a) QTS (b) UPT (c) URP (d) Data inadequate

126. Whose flat is between Q and S ?

(a) T (b) U (c) R (d) P

127.If the flats of T and P are interchanged, then whose flat will be next to that of U ?

(a) P (b) Q (c) R (d) T

128.The flat of which of the other pairs, than SU, is diagonally opposite to each other ?

(a) QP (b) QR

(c) PT (d) TS

129. To arrive at the answers to the above questions which of the following statements can be dispatched with ?

(a) None (b) A only (c) B only (d) C only

Directions (Qs. 130-135) : Read the following statements to answers these questions :

Group captain Malhotra is choosing the last part of his crew for the spaceship COSMOS, with which he plants to land on the moon. He needs 4 more crew members of whom at least two must be pilots,the others being engineers. The candidates for pilots are Dalbir, Eric and Farid. The candidates for engineers are Lal, Monty, Naveen and Paul. Eric will not crew with Lal, Dalbir will not crew with Naveen.

130. If Naveen is chosen, which of the following must be other members of the crew.

(a) Farid, Lal and Money (b) Dalbir, Eric and Money

(c) Eric, Farid and Money (d) Eric, Farid and paul

131. If Paul is chosen, which candidates will NOT be chosen to be on the crew ?

(a) Dalbir, Eric and Money (b) Dalbir, Eric and Farid

(c) Dalbir, Farid and Lal(d) Eric, Farid and Lal

132. Given the above statement about the relationship among the potential crew members, which of the following must be true ?

A : If Dalbir is rejected, then Monty must be chosen.

B : If Dalbir is rejected, then Farid must be chosen.

C : If Dalbir is Farid and paul

(a) B only (b) C only (c) A only (d) A and C only

133. If Lal is chosen as an engineer, Which of the following could be the other members of the crew ?

A : Dalbir, Farid and Monty

B : Dalbir, Farid and Paul

C : Dalbir, Farid and Naveen

(a) A only (b) B only (c) C only (d) A and C only

134. Which of the following statements must be true ?

A : If group captain Malhotra chooses Lal, then Farid also must be chosen.

B : If group captain Malhotra chooses Monty, the Naveen must also be choosen.

C : Lal and Naveen never crew together.

(a) A only (b) A and B only (c) A and C only (d) B and C only

135. If paul is chosen to be the part of the COSMOS crew and Dalbir not, who must be the other members of the crew

(a) Eric, Farid and Lal (b) Eric, Farid and Monty

(c) Eric, Farid and Naveen (d) Farid, Lal and Monty.

Directions (Qs. 136-140) : Read the information given below and then answer the questions that

follow :

There are five persons A,B,C,D and E. one of them is a doctor, one is an engineer and another one is

an executive. C and E are unmarried ladies and do not work None of the ladies is an engineer or a doctor. There is a married couple in which D is the husband. B is neither an engineer nor an executive and is a male friend of A.

136. Who is the doctor ?

(a) A (b) D (c) B (d) C

137. Who is the Executive ?

(a) B (b) A (c) D (d) C

138. Who is the engineer?

(a) D (b) A (c) B (d) C

139. Who is the wife of D ?

(a) C (b) A (c) E (d) None of these

140. The Three ladies are :

(a) A, B and E (b) C, D and B (c) B, A and C (d)A, C and E

141. If the words in the sentence, “She showed several sample snaps” are rearranged in the alphabetical

order, which will be the middle word?

(a) Snaps(b) Sample(c) Several(d) She

142 .In the series: 6 4 1 2 2 8 7 4 2 1 5 3 8 6 2 1 7 1 4 1 3 2 8 6,how many pairs of alternate numbers have a difference of 2?

(a) 1(b) 2(c) 3(d) 4

143. How many 7’s are there in the following series, which are not immediately followed by 3 but immediately

preceded by 8? SERIES : 8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 6 9 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 7 8 7 3 7 7 9 4

(a) 10(b) 3(c) 2(d) 0

144. Ravi is 7 ranks ahead of Sumit in a class of 39. If Sumit's rank is seventeenth from the last, what is

Ravi's rank from the start?

(a) 14th(b) 15thc) 16thd) 17th

Direction(145-146): Calculate the value of each word by the formulae:

Consonants: (2* Position of the letter in the alphabet)-1

Vowels: (3*Position in the alphabet)+1

145. CHANGE

(a) 77(b) 79 (c) 59 (d) 65

146. BREAD

(a) 67

(b) 62

(c)83

(d) 80

147. Find out the term in the series: 11, 5, 20, 12, 40, 26, 74, 54

(a) 5(b) 20(c) 40(d) 26

148. If the nth term of an AP is 4n+1,then the common difference is:

(a) 3(b) 4(c) 5(d) 6

Directions (Qs 149-150): Ascertain the final direction or the distance

149.A man travels 3km to the west, turns left and goes 3 km, turns right and goes 1km , again turns right and

goes 3km .How far is he from the starting point?

(a) 7km(b) 6 km(c) 5 km(d) 4 km

150. A man is facing south. He turns 135º in the anticlockwise direction and then 180º in the clockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now?

(a) North-east (b) North-West (c) South-east (d) South-west

Directions (Qs 151-152) : Find the missing character in each of the following questions:

151.

4

1

64

8

?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

152.

2

25

13

?

4

1

2

3

8

5

a) 10

b) 11

c) 12

d) 13

153. If x stands for 'add', y stands for 'subtract', z stands for 'divide' and p stands for 'multiply', then what is the

value of (7p3) y 6x5 ?

(a) 5(b) 10(c) 15(d) 20

154. If A stands for +, B stands for – C stands for x, then what is the value of (10 C 4) A (4 C 4) B 6 ?

(a) 60(b) 56(c) 50(d) 46

155. If L denotes x, M denotes /, P denotes + and Q denotes -, then 16 P 24 M 8 Q 6 M 2L 3= ?

a) 13/6b) – 1/6c) 14 ½d) 10

Directions (Qs 156-158): Study the following information to answer the question

Students joining a certain university can choose from among seven courses.- Biology,

Astronomy, English, Mathematics, History, Chemistry and Psychology. A student cannot take both

English and Astronomy. Chemistry is a prerequisite for biology and cannot be taken concurrently

with biology. A student must take at least two of the three courses, English, History, and Psychology.

No course may be repeated.

156. What is the maximum number of courses that a student can take without violating any of the conditions?

(a) 3(b) 4(c)5(d)6

157. If a student is taking astronomy and Mathematics and wishes to take four courses, then how many

different ways can the other two courses be taken?

(a) One(b) two(c)Three(d) Four

158. A student, who studied Biology in his 10+2 and chooses chemistry, psychology and other courses in the

university, could be violating which of the following conditions?

1) A student cannot take both English and Astronomy

2) A student must take at least two of three courses, English, History and Psychology

3) No course can be repeated

(a) 1 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 & 2 only

(d) 2 & c only

Direction (Qs 159-160) : Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the

dictionary and then choose the correct sequence

159. (1) Wrinkle (2) Wriggle (3) Writhe (4) Wretch (5) Wrath

(a) 4,5,1,2,3(b) 5,4,2,1,3(c) 4,2,5,1,3(d) 5,2,1,3,4

160. (1)Intrinsic (2)Intrude (3)Intricate (4)Introvert (5)Intrigue (6)Introduce

(a) 3,5,1,4,6,2 (b) 3,5,1,6,4,2 (c) 3,1,5,4,6,2 (d) 5,1,3,2,4,6

Directions (161-180): For the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) given in each of the questions below,

choose the correct alternative from the following:

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true

161. Assertion (A): Diamond is used for cutting glass.

Reason (R): Diamond has a high refractive index.

162. Assertion (A): Telephone wires sag more in summer

Reason (R): They expand due to summer heat.

163. Assertion (A): Eskimos reside in igloos.

Reason (R): No other material except snow is available

164. Assertion (A): India is a democratic country.

Reason (R): India has a constitution of its own.

165. Assertion (A): Pressure Cookers are fitted with ebonite handles.

Reason (R): Ebonite is strong.

166. Assertion (A): Water kept in earthen pots get cooled in summer.

Reason (R): Evaporation causes cooling

167. Assertion (A): Safety fuses should not be resistant to electric current.

Reason (R): Safety fuses should be resistant to electric current.

168. Assertion (A): Pluto is the coldest planet.

Reason (R): It receives slanting rays of the sun.

169. Assertion (A): In the upper course, the main work of the river is erosion.

Reason (R): River flows swiftly in the upper course.

170. Assertion (A): Most of the ancient civilizations grew near the rivers.

Reason (R): The main occupation of man was agriculture.

171. Assertion (A): Buddha left home after his marriage.

Reason (R): He wished to be free of all worldly ties and become an ascetic.

172. Assertion (A): Food materials should not be soaked in water for a long time.

Reason (R): Washing leads to loss of Vitamin A and Vitamin D from the food stuff.

173. Assertion (A): Earthworms are not good for agriculture.

Reason (R): Earthworms break down the soil into fine particles and make it soft.

174. Assertion (A): DDT has nowadays lost its use as an insecticide.

Reason (R): DDT is harmful to man.

175. Assertion (A): Seeds should be treated with fungicide before being sown.

Reason (R): Seeds do not germinate, unless treated with fungicide solution.

176. Assertion (A): The body of the fish is streamlined.

Reason (R): The streamlined body helps the fish to cut its way through the water.

177. Assertion (A): Milk production in India is low as compared to other countries of the

world.

Reason (R): The animal rearers in India are poor.

178. Assertion (A): Sprouting should be done before consuming the grains.

Reason (R): Sprouting kills many vital vitamins.

179. Assertion (A): Goitre is a common disease in mountainous region.

Reason (R): The diet of the people in mountain lack iodine content.

180. Assertion (A): Roughage prevents constipation.

Reason (R): Roughage adds bulk to the food.

SEC D : COMPUTER AWARENESS

181.Which of the following printers generates character from a grid

(a)Inkjet (b) Laser (c) Daisy wheel (c) Dot matrix

182. A button is

(a) A command that activates the option

(b) Like a one on a household appliance and precipitate an action.

(c) A graphical representation of an option.

(d) All of the above.

183. A channel (in windows terminology)is

(a) A widely used online service that offers access to the internet.

(b) A specialized website designed to work with the windows 98 subscription features to automatically download information from the internet and store it on your computer for later viewing.

(c) An area on the computer memory where text or graphics can be temporarily stored.

(d) All of the above.

184. A check box

(a) With a check mark in it indicates the option is enabled.

(b) Is required to present options requiring individual on/off decisions in dialog box.

(c) Appears as small square ballot box beside an option description.

(d) All of the above

185. The term classic style implies

(a) You click on an item to select it and double click on an item to open it

(b) A Folder Options setting that tells windows how to interpret mouse actions and display certain on-screen items.

(c) Both a and b above are correct.

(d) Font style.

186. What is Active Desktop

(a) A term that is synonymous with viewing your desktop as a web page.

(b) A feature to customize your desktop to display information you can update from the internet.

(c) Both a and b above mentioned.

(d) A software

187. ACTIVE WINDOW MEANS

(a) The active window is designated by a different color toolbar than other open windows.

(b) The window that is currently open.

(c) Both a and b above mentioned.

(d) The window that is last used.

188. America Online(AOL)

(a) It displays the proprietary information created by AOL.

(b) The proprietary information includes news, financial planning, homework for students, chat, lines etc.

(c) Is widely used online service offering access service to the internet.

(d) All the above are true.

189. An application is :

(a) Word processing, accounting and engineering programs are examples of application programs.

(b) Computer program designed to enable users to perform specific job functions.

(c) Both a and b above mentioned.

(d) A document

190. A bitmap is:

(a) Is a format which windows use for desktop wall paper.

(b) A graphic file format made up of small dots.

(c) A specific kind of bitmap files with the BPM extension.

(d) All of the above.

191.What is an icon

(a) It is some action performed when some thingh like menu or button is clicked.

(b) It is small graphical image which is used to represented an application, command, or a tool.

(c) Both a and b

(d) A folder

192. What is an ellipse

(a) It is a marked menu item or command button used to open a dialog box.

(b) It is a punctuation mark consists of three consecutive periods(…)

(c) Both a and b above

(d)A curve

193. ________is an area of memory assigned to store any e-mail message for the user

(a) Outlook express(b) Yahoo.com

(c) Post-box(d) Mailbox

194. Group of letters, numbers, and symbols with a common type face is called as

(a) File (b) Font (c) Style (d) GUI

195. A folder is

(a) Same as a file, but it can have other files in it.

(b) Same as directory, but a preferred term these days.

(c) Both a and b above

(d) Same as a file

196. Something similar to dialog box that appears with information, warning, an error message or request for confirmation to execute a command (as delete).it is

(a) Window (b) Popup (c) Message box (d) Any of the above

197. It is a list of options displayed on screen, from which user can select a particular action or command. this is

(a) Button (b) Menu (c) List (d) Combo

198. Capability of computer to perform more than one tasks at the same time is

(a) Batch processing (b) Real time processing (c) Multi tasking (d) Scheduled processing

199. ___________computer applications are those which involve some other media , together with

ordinary text and images and computer capabilities. Common other media type are audio and video

(a) Visual (b) Multimedia (c) Computer game (d) MP3 songs

200. Format for musical data communication between two devices such as computer called

(a) HTML (b) MP3 (c) MPEG (d) MID