UTHARKHAND P.C.S (pre)Exam.,2012 General aptitude test

1. Study the following statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Statement If it does not rain throughout this month, most farmers will be in trouble. Assumptions:
I. Timely rain is essential for farming.
II. Most farmers are generally dependent on rains.
(A) I
(B) II
(C) I and II
(D) None of these
2. Consider the following statement and courses of action, decide which course / courses of action logically follows/follow for pur¬suing.
Statement Nuclear power can not make a country secure. Courses of action:
I. We should stop further in¬creasing our nuclear power.
II. We should destroy our nucl¬ear capability.
III. We should focus on impro¬ving diplomatic relations.
(A) I (B) II
(C) III (D) I and II
3. Study the following statement and the arguments and decide which argument(s) is (are) strong. Statement Should seniority be only criterion for promotion ? Arguments:
I. No, it would be an injustice to those juniors who are more deserving and suitable for higher position.
II. Yes, otherwise seniors will feel humiliated.
III. Yes, seniors are more expe¬rienced and must be rewa¬rded.
(A) I and II
(B) II and III
(C) I
(D) None of these
4. Study the following statement and conclusions and decide which conclusion is logical. Statement : Money plays a vital role in politics.
Conclusions:
I. The poor can never become politician.
II. All the rich men take part in politics.
(A) I
(B) II
(C) I and II
(D) None of the above
5. Study the following statement and courses of action and decide which course(s) of action is (are) logical.
Statemt. The migration from villages to cities is detrimental to both.
Courses of action:
I. Rural postings should be mandatory.
II. Employment opportunities be created in villages.
III. There should be trains lining villages to cities.
(A) I (B) II
(C) III (D) I and III
6. The notation is defined as
factorial n and it means the product of positive integers from 1 to n, for example [3_ =1x2x3.
Now from the sum S = 11 + j 2 + [3 + [_4_ + uptO 00. If you
divide this sum S by 8, the remainder is—
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) Cannot be determined
7. The number of integers between
1 and 100 (including both) which are fully divisible by 3 or 5 is— (A) 47 (B) 49
(C) 51 (D) 53
8. Study the following passage and find out which statement is best supported by this passage—
“The school has always been the most important means of trans¬ferring the wealth of tradition from one generation to the next. This applies today in an even higher degree than in former times for, through the modern development of economy, the family as bearer of tradition and education has been weekend.”
(A) There are means other than schools for transfer of traditions
(B) Several different sources must be tried
(C) Economic development plays a crucial role
(D) Family as ever, is the most popular means
9. In an envelope, there are some currency notes whose total value is ? 100 and their number is 10. There is no currency note of ? 10 denomination. How many notes of ? 5 denomination are there in the envelope ?
(A) 2 (B) 3
(C) 4 (D) 5
10. Form the product S = lx2x3x4
x5x6x7x8x9x x 50.
Counting from unit’s place, the number of zeros in S is—
(A) 10
(B) 11
(C) 12
(D) None of these
11. In the following, find the option which is different from the other three options, which are alike in some manner.
(A) 71,17,11,5
(B) 71,67, 7,3
(C) 37,19,15, 7
(D) 17,13,5,3
12. There is given below a question followed by two statements— Question : x and y are two numbers, what is — ?
y
Statement 1 (SI) : Their average is | times y.
Statement 2 (S2) : Their differ¬ence is 3.
Which one of the following is correct in order that specific ans¬wer to the question is obtained ?
(A) Both the statements SI and S2 are not sufficient to answer the question
(B) SI alone is sufficient to answer the question
(C) S2 alone is sufficient to answer the question
(D) Either SI alone or S2 alone is sufficient to answer the question
13. The minimum number of colours required to fill the spaces in the diagram without any two adja¬cent spaces having the same colour is—

(C) 4 (D) 3
14. Study the following statement and conclusions and decide which conclusion/ conclusions is/are logical.
Statement : Soldiers serve their country.
Conclusions:
I. Men generally serve their country.
II. Those who serve their coun¬try are soldiers.
III. Some men who are soldiers serve their country.
IV. Women do not serve their country because they are not soldiers.
(A) III (B) II
(C) I (D) I and IT
15. Below is given an Assertion (A) followed by Reason (R)— Assertion (A) : Pressure cookers are fitted with ebonite handles. Reason (R): Ebonite is strong.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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 expla¬nation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
16. Below is given an Assertion (A) followed by Reason (R)— Assertion (A): We prefer to wear white clothes in winter.
Reason (R) : White clothes are good reflectors of heat.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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 expla¬nation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
17. Below is given an Assertion (A) followed by Reason (R)— Assertion (A) : Goitre is a common disease in mountainous regions.
Reason (R) : Diet of the people is mountains lacks iodine content.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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 expla¬nation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
18. The digit in the unit’s place of the number—
271999 + 22^999 _ 7I999 jg
(A) 3
(B) 7
(C) 9
(D) None of these
19. There is given below a question followed by two statements— Question : Is x greater than y ? Statement 1: x is greater than 30. Statement 2 : y is greater than 27. Which one of the following is correct in order that specific ans¬wer to the question is obtained ?
(A) Both the Statements 1 and 2 together are necessary to answer the question
(B) Both the Statements 1 and 2 together are not sufficient to answer the question
(C) Statement 1 alone is suffi¬cient to answer the question
(D) Statement 2 alone is suffi¬cient to answer the question
20. Below is given an Assertion (A) and Reason (R) there of— Assertion (A) : Salt is added to cook food at higher altitudes. Reason (R) : Temperature is lower at higher altitudes.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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
21. Which one of the following is most appropriate to ensure desired limit of forests prescribed in Indian forest policy ?
(A) Transfer agriculture land to forest land
(B) Increase forest land 2% per year
(C) By afforestation of land in a scientific manner
(D) Declare cutting of any kind of tree a criminal offence
22. Which of the following is differ¬ent from the other three ?
(A) 1719 (B) 2834
(C) 1528 (D) 2349
23. The relationship ‘Optimistic : Pessimistic’ is best explained in which one of the following ?
(A) Difficult: Impossible
(B) Export: Import
(C) Study: Play
(D) Tolerating: Disgusting
24. Which one of the following is
different from the other three ?
(A) HIIJ (B) PQQR
.(C) WYYZ (D) TUUV
25. Which one of the following is different from the other three ?
(A) Algebra
(B) Arithmetic
(C) Geometry
(D) Mathematics
Directions—(Q. 26-28) Study the following figure and answer the question.

26. What is the number of squares contained in the figure ?
(A) 5 (B) 6
(C) 7 (D) 8
27. What is the number of straight lines which is needed to con¬struct the above figure ?
(A) 13 (B) 15
(C) 11 (D) 12
28. What is the number of triangles contained in the figure ?
(A) 16 (B) 20
(C) 22 (D) 24
29. A is elder to B white C and D are
elder to E who lies between A and C. If C is elder to B, which one of the following statements is necessarily true ?
(A) E is elder to B
(B) A is elder to C
(C) C is elder to D
(D) D is elder to C
30. Which of the following is correct ?
(A) The calendar for the year 2003 will serve for the year 2014
(B) The calendar for the year 2003 was same as for 2013
(C) The calendar for the year 2003 was same as for 2012
(D) The calendar for the year 2003 was same as for 2011
31. Land price is a big hindrance to competitive Indian product and services because—
(A) More land is required for urbanization in India
(B) Urbanization has increased land prices in India
(C) Farmers are not ready to give their land for projects
(D) High land prices increase the fixed cost in business
32. If CONSTITUTION is coded as DNORUHUTUHPM in a certain language, how can DISTRIBU¬TION be coded in that lang¬uage ?
(A) EHTSTHCTUPHM
(B) EHTSSHCTUHPM
(C) BHTSSHCTUHPM
(D) EHTSSHCTUJNM
33. Find the value of
42 +^42 +V42+TT upto 00 :
(A) 7
(B) -7
(C) -6
(D) None of the above
34. What is the angle between the two hands of a clock at 9 : 50 hours ?
(A) 2° (B) 5°
(C) 8° (D) 10°
35. Find the average of all the even numbers and the average of all the odd numbers from 1 to 45—
(A) 24 and 23 (B) 23 and 24
(C) 24 and 25 (D) 23 and 23
36. Find all the possible values of x (where x is an integer) for the following expression—
5 < 3x + 2 s 17
(A) 1,2, 3,4, 5
(B) 1,2, 3, 4
(C) 2, 3,4, 5
(D) 3,4,5
37. A person was appointed for a 50 days job on a condition that he will be paid X 12 for every work¬ing day but he will be fined X 6 for everyday he remains absent. After completion of work, he gets ? 420. For how many days he remained absent ?
(A) 5 days (B) 10 days
(C) 12 days (D) 15 days
38. Find the missing number (marked as ?) in the following

(A) 4 (B) 5
(C) 7 (D) 8
39. A result of a survey of 1000 students with respect to their knowledge of History (H), Geo¬graphy (G) and Civics (C) is given below—

What is the ratio of those who know all three subject to those who know only Civics ?
(A) \
(B) JQ
(C) 27
(D) None of the above
40. If 50% of (x – y) is equal to 30% of (x + y), then what per cent of x is the value of y ?
(A) . 400%
(B) 40%
(C) 15%
(D) None of the above 1
41. The missing number in the following series—
5, 41,149, 329, is
(A) 481 (B) 489
(C) 581 (D) 589
42. A is B’s sister.
C is B’s mother.
D is C’s father.
E is D’s mother.
How A is related to D ?
(A) Grand mother
(B) Grand daughter
(C) Grand son
(D) Grand father
43. Choose the word from the follo¬wing, which can be formed by using letters in the word— ‘RECOMMENDATION’.
(A) MEDICINE
(B) MEDIATE
(C) REMINDER
(D) COMMUNICATE
44. If the radius of a circle is dou¬bled, its area increases by—
(A) 100% (B) 200%
(C) 300% (D) 400%
45. Choose the best related alterna¬tive (?) from the following— Calendar : Dates :: Dictionary : ?
(A) Words
(B) Books
(C) Language
(D) Vocabulary
46. A man walks 1 km. towards East, then turns to South and walks 5 km. Again he turns to East and walks 2 km. Then he turns to North and walks 9 km. How far is he from the starting point ?
(A) 2 km (B) 3 km
(C) 5 km (D) 9 km
47. A man is facing South. He turned 135° anticlockwise and then 180° clockwise. In which direction he is now ?
(A) North-East
(B) South-West
(C) South-East
(D) West
48. If + stands for x, – stands for +, x stands for – and -s- stands for +, then find the value of 26 + 74 – 4 x5 + 2.
(A) 336 (B) 376
(C) 428 (D) 478
49. Which term of the series—
5,10, 20, 40, is 1280 ?
(A) 8th
(B) 9th
(C) 10th
(D) None of the above
50. Consider the six statements—
a : All balls are locks.
b : All keys are locks,
c : All keys are balls,
d : Some keys are locks,
e : Some locks are balls,
f : No ball is lock.
Choose the option whiclr.indi¬cates a valid argument contain¬ing logically related statements, that is where the third statement is the conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements.
(A) acd (B) bef
(C) cde (D) cef
51. Consider the following statement and the arguments and decide which of the argument is strong. Statement : Should income tax be abolished in India ? Arguments:
I. Yes, it is a burden on wage earners.
II. No, it is a good source of revenue.
(A) I
(B) II
(C) I and II both
(D) None
52. Find the missing term ( ) in
the following—
N 5 V, K 7 T, , E 14 P, B 19 N.
(A) H 10 R (B) H 10 Q
(C) 110R (D) H9R
53. Choose the correct number from the following—
B : 16 :: D : ?
(A) 150 (B) 200
(C) 256 (D) 276
54. Consider the statement given below—
‘Idle brain is a devil’s workshop.’
Which of the following has same logic ?
(A) Hardwork is the basis of success
(B) A person without work is rebellions
(C) Educated people are cul¬tured
(D) Players are physically healthy
55. It takes 3 hours to fill a tank but because of some leakage at the bottom of the tank, it takes one more hour to fill the tank. In how many hours, the tank becomes empty just because of hole ?
(A) 8 (B) 10
(C) 12 (D) 14
56. Which of the following graphs can possibly represent the motion of a car on road ?

(A) I only
(B) I and II both
(C) II and III both
(D) None of the above
57. Six persons K, L, M, N, O, P are sitting around a table as per the following conditions—
1. K and L are opposite to each other.
2. M is to the left of K.
3. O and N are opposite to each other.
4. P is to the right of N.
Who is to the left of L ?
(A) M (B) P
(C) O (D) N
58. Which one of ^he following pairs of words is not rationally related ?
(A) Gold : Ornaments
(B) Wood: Furniture
(C) Pitcher: Pottery
(D) Straw: Nest
59. Which one of the following is odd one ?
(A) Peso (B) Phi
(C) Gamma (D) Delta
60. The monthly incomes of six
employees of a company are
15,0, 18,000, 17,000, 30,000, 17,500, 28,000 (in rupees). The number of employees having income more than mode and less than mean incomes is—
(A) 0 (B) 1
(C) 2 (D) 3
61. Consider the following statement and assumptions and decide which of the assumption/ assu¬mptions is/are implicit in the statement.
Statement : Let us increase the taxes to cover the deficit. Assumptions:
I. The present taxes are very low.
II. Deficit in a budget is not desirable.
III. Deficit cannot be met with¬out increasing the tax.
(A) I and II (B) I and III (C) III (D) II and III
62. If 25th May in a certain year is a Sunday, then which day of the week will be 25th December in that year ?
(A) Thursday (B) Friday (C) Saturday (D) Sunday
63. The following chart shows the percentage of Engineers, Labours and Administrators working in a company. If total number of Engineers is 75, then the number of Labours is—

12-5%
1 Administrators
I I Labours

(B) 150
(C) 175
(D) None of the above
64. The following table gives the annual profit of a company (in lakh rupees)—
The period which has maximum per cent increase in profit over the previous year is—
(A) 2009-10 (B) 2010-11
(C) 2011-12 (D) 2012-13
65. The following table shows the number of Science, Arts and Commerce students in a group of boys and girls—

The total number of students in the group is—
(A) 127 (B) 130
(C) 131 (D) 135
66. The following table gives the import and export (in million dollars) of a country—
The average trade balance is— (A) | (B) 7
(C) 2 (D) f
67. Electronic data processing is a modern technique of which of the following ?
(A) Programmed decision
(B) Non-programmed decision
(C) Traditional decision
(D) Promoting E-Governance
68. Your subordinate requires leave but your office work will be affected due to his absence because he is a key person for that work. You should—
(A) refer his matter to your superior
(B) sanction the leave
(C) ask another person to do his work
(D) meet him, discuss about the reason for leave and try to con¬vince him the urgent need of his presence
69. The following table gives the area (in square km) and popu¬lation (in lakh) of four cities—
The least densely populated city is—
(A) A (B) B
(C) C (D) D
70. A number when divided by 8, leaves a remainder 2. If cube of this number is divided by 8, the remainder will be—
(A)
2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) None of the above
71. In the process of communication, which one of the following is in chronological order ?
(A) Communicator, medium, receiver, effect, message
(B) Medium, communicator, message, medium, receiver, effect
(C) Communicator, message, medium, receiver, effect
(D) Message, communicator, medium, effect, receiver
72. Communication via new media such as computers, teleshopping, internet and mobile telephony is termed as—
(A) Interactive communication
(B) Entertainment
(C) Developmental communica¬tion
(D) None of the above
73. A number when divided by 17, leaves remainder 5. What rema¬inder would be obtained by dividing the same number by 357?
(A) 42 (B) 41
(C) 39 (D) 35
74. If a carton containing one dozen
eggs is dropped. Which one of the following cannot be the ratio of broken eggs to whole eggs ? (A) 3:7 (B) 1 :4
(C) 1:2 (D) 1:5
75. Which of the following state¬ments) is (are) true about deci¬sion-making ?
1. It is an act of determining a course of action.
2. It means choosing one alter¬native from among various alternatives.
3. It is synonymous with policy-making.
(A) 1, 2 and 3 (B) 1 and 2 (C) 1 and 3 (D) only 1
Directions—(Q. 76 to 78) On the basis of the following data.
The food values and the unit price of a number of food items are given ahead—
76. Which of the following diets would supply maximum protein?
(A) 150 gm of A and 200 gm of B
(B) 100 gm of B and 200 gm of C
(C) 500 gm of A
(D) 350 gm of C
77. All the following diets would supply at least 75 gms of fats. Which of these diets would cost the least ?
(A) 200 gm of A and 150 gm of B
(B) 500 gm of B and 100 gm of A
(C) 300 gm of A
(D) 200 gm of C
78. If one’s diet has 100 gms of A, B and C each, what is the amount of fat included in the diet ?
(A) 45 gm
(B) 50 gm
(C) 65 gm
(D) None of the above
79. Authority means—
(i) Power to take decision.
(ii) Power to communicate decisions to subordinates.
(iii) Power to influence the behaviour pattern of people in organization.
(iv) Power to make subordinates socially responsible.
(A) Only (i) is correct
(B) Both (i) and (ii) correct
(C) (i), (ii) and (iii) are correct
(D) All the four options are correct
80. The alphabet which appears in the middle of a meaningful word beginning with ‘A’ and being formed by using the first, second, fourth, fifth and sixth letters of the word ‘CONTRACT’ is—
(A) C (B) T
(C) O (D) R
Directions—(Q. 81-83) Passage for Comprehension.
Read the following passage care¬fully and answer the questions given below—
Since he returned from the war, things had not been quite the -Same.

The day he returned, his fiancee and his family met him at the station. They embraced and wept and later on they laughed. His fiancee asked him if the war had been bad. He said it had been all right but he wished so many of his men had not been killed. She said she had been simply dying for him to come back. He said that was very nice of her. Then they talked of the blackouts and the air raids and the things they had seen on T.V. By the time they reached home she was saying that because of stay¬ing cooped indoors for so many evenings she had been eating too much and would now have to diet. Now, where he had come from, days on end, he had not met a man, woman or child who had not been hungry, always hungry.
81. The meaning of the word ‘Cooped’ is—
(A) Confined (B) Being idle (C) Sitting (D) Sleeping
82. Why did they embrace, weep and laugh when they met at the station ?
(A) Because he was coming from a long distance
(B) Because he was coming after a long time
(C) Because they were so happy to see him safely back from the war
(D) Because the war was over
83. Why were people always hungry at the place from where he had come ?
(A) Because they were dieting
(B) Because there was a scarcity of food
(C) Because they did not like the food
(D) Because they had no time to eat
84. Put the following sentence into indirect speech—
He said to me, “what were you doing ?”
(A) He said to me what I was doing.
(B) He asked me what I had been doing.
(C) He asked me what I was doing.
(D) He asked me what was I doing.

85. What is the antonym of ‘Dusky’ ?
(A) White (B) Interesting
(C) Bright (D) Slow
86. Which of the given alternatives best expresses the bold part of the sentence ?
They venerated the old teacher.
(A) respected
(B) followed
(C) questioned
(D) argued
87. Give the one word substitution
of ‘the act of killing a person painlessly for reasons of mercy’.
(A) Expiate (B) Euthanasia
(C) Epitaph (D) Eradicate
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(D) EE^t SEIET
96. ‘Wfif cpt PE sReFn
t’—dl cplfcRT cPT 3Tsf I-

(A) PPT% cPT PETE 3TEPE EEET I
(B) 5PFE ^TIET EP 51TE afPST
(C) EETCJpf oHdPK
(D) f^P cPUPcf EtEEI E^ET
97. PlMlclRSd 4 Pi ERFT PFE cptEPE
I ?
(A) PTEER (B) PEEPl^f
(c) ^rt (D) Eicrt
98. ‘EPEP’ PFE EE fctcfFT t—
(A) ftlE (B) p®ipfr
(C) PTTPEE (D) 3FR
99. PinfcrRsJd 4 P! ‘EEE^E’ PFE EE Hdfddldl PFE cpld’di El^t t ?
(A) P^ETST (B) EEEEM
(C) EEEE (D) 3IEE
100. ‘fapPTfTE’ 4 9^CRT ^wf t-
(A) f4:
(B) f4
(C)
(C) ‘dH^dd 4 ^ cptf
1. (B) 2. (C) 3.(C) 4. (D) 5. (B)
6. (B)
7. (D) The digits which are divisible by 3 (in 1 to 100) are,
3, 6, 9,12, , 99
Total digits = 3 + (n -1) x 3 99 = 3 + 3n – 3 n = 33
and, the digits divisibly by 5 (in 1 to 100) are,
5,10,15, , 100
Total digits = 5 + (n – 1) x 5 100 = 5 + 5n – 5 n = 20
.-. The number of integers between 1 and 100 which are fully divisible by 3 or 5 is 53.
8. (C) 9. (D) 10.(0
11. (C) All the digits in this option are not prime numbers.
12. (B)
13. (D)

14. (A) 15. (C) 16. (D) 17. (A) 18. (D)

16. (B) 20. (B) 21.(Q
1. (B) The sum of all the digits is a prime number.
2. (B) Export is an antonym of Import.
3. (C) H—^1
P-A^Q
w—i^Y
T —U
25. (D) Algebra, Arithmetic and Geometry are the parts of Mathematics.
26. (C) 27. (A) 28. (B) 29. (A) 30.i
31. (D) +1
32. (B) C +1 •D D- •E
O- -l 3 N I- -l ^ H
N +1 •O s-i* ■T
S- -l > R T- -l. •S
T- +1 U R +1. >S
1-1* H 1-^ H
T- +1 U B- + 1 •C
U -l ■T U- -l. •T
T- 41 U T- +1 •U
I- -1 > H I- -l) H
O + 1 •P O- +1, ► P
N- -1 3 M N- -l ] ■M
33. (A) V 42 + V 42 + ^ 7 42 OO
yflx 42 + 1+1 ^ 2 Vl68 + 1 + 1
I ^
Vl69 + 1 ^ 2
13 + 1 ^ 2
14
=> 7
32. (B)
33. (D) Even numbers from 1 to 45
are : 2, 4, 6 44
Total numbers
= 2 + (n-1)2 44 = 2 + 2n-2 n = 22
Sum = ^ [2a + (n- 1 )d]
= “”[2×2 + (22 -1) x 2]
= 11(4 + 42)
= 11 x46 = 506
And, odd pumbers from 1 to 45 are,
1, 3, 5, 7 45.
Total numbers
= a + (n – 1) x d 45 = 1 + (n – 1) x 2
n = 23 73
Sum = y[2xl + (23-1)2]
= 529 37Q
Average = = 23
36. (C) 5 < 3x+ 2 s 17
On putting x = 2,
5<3×2 + 2 s 17 5 < 8 £ 17 On putting x = 3,
5 < 3 x 3 + 2 s 17 5 <11 s 17 On putting x = 4,
5 < 3 x 4 + 2 £ 17 5 <14 £ 17 On putting x = 5,
5 < 3 x 5 + 2 £ 17 5 <17 £ 17
37. (B)
38. (B) The arms of the figure is 5.
39. (D) Number of students who know all the three subjects = 100. Number of students who know only civics = 170,
100 10 R t 170 ~ 17
40. (D) Given that,
50 , , 30 , ,
ioox(x-y) = TOO {x+y]
= ^(* + y)
5(x-y) = 3 (x + y) x = 4 y and y = 2-
.’. There is only one employee having income more than mode and less than mean incomes.
61. (D)
62. (A) Total days from 25th May to 25th December 3re, 6 + 30 + 31 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 25 = 214 days i.e., 30 weeks and 4 days.
So, the fourth day after Sunday will be Thursday.
63. (A) Let the number of employees be x.
.’. No. of Engineers
= 37-5% of x
~ _ 37^ *
75 – 1|)0 x x
x = 200
The number of labours 50 „„„
100 x 200 = 100
64. (B) Profit during year 2009-10
= 620
Profit during year 2010-11 = 656

% profit
36 620
5-8%
65. (C)
66. (C) Total import in four years = 695
Total export in four years = 703
Average trade balance
703 – 695 „
67. (A) 68. (D)
69. (A) Density of population of city A
2500000
125
= 20,000
Density of population of city B 4000000 ~ 140
= 28,571-42
Density of population of city C 6000000 180
= 33,333-33
Density of population of city D 5000000 “ 200 = 25,000
70. (D) Let x = 8q + 2, (8q + 2)3
= 512 q3 + 8 + 384 q2 + 96q = 8(64 q3 + 48 q3 + 12 q + 1) + 0 .•. When x3 is divided by 8, the remainder will be 0.
71. (C) 72. (A) 73. (C)
74. (B) The sum of both ratios is 5 which is not a factor of 12.
75. (B)
76. (D) 350 gram of food C supply maximum protein
20
~ 100′
= 70%
77. (C) 300 gram of food A costs = 1-80×3 = ? 5-40

78. (D) Amount of fat in 100 gram of food A =30
Amount of fat in 100 gram of food B =10
Amount of fat in 100 gram of food C =40
Total fat = 80
79. (C)
80. (B) ACTOR
81. (A) 82. (C) 83. (B) 84. (B) 85. (C)
86. (A) 87. (B) 88. (A) 89. (D) 90. (C)
91. (B) 92. (C) 93. (D) 94. (D) 95. (C)
96. (A) 97. (B) 98. (C) 99. (B)100. (A)
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49. (D)52. (B) 53. (B) 54. (A) 55. (B)
56. (C)57.(B) 58. (B) 59. (D) 60. (D)
61. (D)62. (C) 63. (A) 64. (D) 65. (A)
66. (B) An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from one of several standardized tests designed to assess human intelli¬gence. IQ scores have been shown to be associated with such factors as morbidity and morta¬lity, parental social status, and to a substantial degree, biological parental IQ.
67. (B) Lie detection, uses ques¬tioning techniques along with technology that record physio¬logical functions to ascertain truth and falsehood in response. It is commonly used by law enforcement and has historically been an inexact science.
68. (D)
69. (B) The preoperational stage ranges from about ages 2 to 7. The child in this stage is pre (before) operations. This means the child cannot use logic or transform, combine or separate ideas.
70. (D)71. (B) 72. (A) 73. (D) 74. (A)
75. (C)
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38. (C) The Vohra Committee was constituted in 1993 by the Union Government. It was headed by N.N. Vohra and found that there is a close nexus between politi¬cians and criminals in India.

39. (A) 40. (B)
41. (B) The correct name of Lenin’s book/thesis is—’Imperialism is the last-stage of capitalism’.
42. (C)
43. (D) The Statutory bodies are those bodies which are set up on the basis of legislative provi¬sions. The Union Public Service Commission is a Constitutional body, not a statutory body.
44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (D) 47. (B) 48. (B)
49. (B)
50. (D) The public choice approach came as a reaction against demerit of bureaucratic approach. It believes in institutional plura-lism. Vincent Ostrom is its chief exponent.
51. (D) 52. (A) 53. (A) 54. (B) 55. (B)
56. (A) The First Administrative Reforms Commission (1966-69) headed by Morarji Desai, recom¬mended for the first time the principle of functional speciali¬zation in Indian civil services.
57. (C) 58. (B) 59. (C)
60. (D) Ashok Mehta Committee recommended a two tier system of Panchayats : Mandal Pan- chayat and Zila Panchayat. How-ever, its recommendations were not accepted by the union government.
61. (D) 62. (B) 63. (B)
64. (*) No option is correct or the question is wrong.
65. (D) 66. (C) 67. (A) 68. (A)
69. (D) P5 + 1 countries are the five permanent members of Security Council of the UN plus Ger¬many. These countries conclu¬ded final nuclear agreement with Iran in July 2015.
70. (A)
71. (B) Myanmar is a member of ASEAN, but it is not a member of SAARC, which is an asso¬ciation of eight South Asian nations.
72. (D) 73. (D) 74. (D) 75.(C)

1. Study the following statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Statement If it does not rain throughout this month, most farmers will be in trouble. Assumptions:
I. Timely rain is essential for farming.
II. Most farmers are generally dependent on rains.
(A) I
(B) II
(C) I and II
(D) None of these
2. Consider the following statement and courses of action, decide which course / courses of action logically follows/follow for pur¬suing.
Statement Nuclear power can not make a country secure. Courses of action:
I. We should stop further in¬creasing our nuclear power.
II. We should destroy our nucl¬ear capability.
III. We should focus on impro¬ving diplomatic relations.
(A) I (B) II
(C) III (D) I and II
3. Study the following statement and the arguments and decide which argument(s) is (are) strong. Statement Should seniority be only criterion for promotion ? Arguments:
I. No, it would be an injustice to those juniors who are more deserving and suitable for higher position.
II. Yes, otherwise seniors will feel humiliated.
III. Yes, seniors are more expe¬rienced and must be rewa¬rded.
(A) I and II
(B) II and III
(C) I
(D) None of these
4. Study the following statement and conclusions and decide which conclusion is logical. Statement : Money plays a vital role in politics.
Conclusions:
I. The poor can never become politician.
II. All the rich men take part in politics.
(A) I
(B) II
(C) I and II
(D) None of the above
5. Study the following statement and courses of action and decide which course(s) of action is (are) logical.
Statemt. The migration from villages to cities is detrimental to both.
Courses of action:
I. Rural postings should be mandatory.
II. Employment opportunities be created in villages.
III. There should be trains lining villages to cities.
(A) I (B) II
(C) III (D) I and III
6. The notation is defined as
factorial n and it means the product of positive integers from 1 to n, for example [3_ =1x2x3.
Now from the sum S = 11 + j 2 + [3 + [_4_ + uptO 00. If you
divide this sum S by 8, the remainder is—
(A) 0
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) Cannot be determined
7. The number of integers between
1 and 100 (including both) which are fully divisible by 3 or 5 is— (A) 47 (B) 49
(C) 51 (D) 53
8. Study the following passage and find out which statement is best supported by this passage—
“The school has always been the most important means of trans¬ferring the wealth of tradition from one generation to the next. This applies today in an even higher degree than in former times for, through the modern development of economy, the family as bearer of tradition and education has been weekend.”
(A) There are means other than schools for transfer of traditions
(B) Several different sources must be tried
(C) Economic development plays a crucial role
(D) Family as ever, is the most popular means
9. In an envelope, there are some currency notes whose total value is ? 100 and their number is 10. There is no currency note of ? 10 denomination. How many notes of ? 5 denomination are there in the envelope ?
(A) 2 (B) 3
(C) 4 (D) 5
10. Form the product S = lx2x3x4
x5x6x7x8x9x x 50.
Counting from unit’s place, the number of zeros in S is—
(A) 10
(B) 11
(C) 12
(D) None of these
11. In the following, find the option which is different from the other three options, which are alike in some manner.
(A) 71,17,11,5
(B) 71,67, 7,3
(C) 37,19,15, 7
(D) 17,13,5,3
12. There is given below a question followed by two statements— Question : x and y are two numbers, what is — ?
y
Statement 1 (SI) : Their average is | times y.
Statement 2 (S2) : Their differ¬ence is 3.
Which one of the following is correct in order that specific ans¬wer to the question is obtained ?
(A) Both the statements SI and S2 are not sufficient to answer the question
(B) SI alone is sufficient to answer the question
(C) S2 alone is sufficient to answer the question
(D) Either SI alone or S2 alone is sufficient to answer the question
13. The minimum number of colours required to fill the spaces in the diagram without any two adja¬cent spaces having the same colour is—

(C) 4 (D) 3
14. Study the following statement and conclusions and decide which conclusion/ conclusions is/are logical.
Statement : Soldiers serve their country.
Conclusions:
I. Men generally serve their country.
II. Those who serve their coun¬try are soldiers.
III. Some men who are soldiers serve their country.
IV. Women do not serve their country because they are not soldiers.
(A) III (B) II
(C) I (D) I and IT
15. Below is given an Assertion (A) followed by Reason (R)— Assertion (A) : Pressure cookers are fitted with ebonite handles. Reason (R): Ebonite is strong.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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 expla¬nation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
16. Below is given an Assertion (A) followed by Reason (R)— Assertion (A): We prefer to wear white clothes in winter.
Reason (R) : White clothes are good reflectors of heat.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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 expla¬nation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
17. Below is given an Assertion (A) followed by Reason (R)— Assertion (A) : Goitre is a common disease in mountainous regions.
Reason (R) : Diet of the people is mountains lacks iodine content.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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 expla¬nation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
18. The digit in the unit’s place of the number—
271999 + 22^999 _ 7I999 jg
(A) 3
(B) 7
(C) 9
(D) None of these
19. There is given below a question followed by two statements— Question : Is x greater than y ? Statement 1: x is greater than 30. Statement 2 : y is greater than 27. Which one of the following is correct in order that specific ans¬wer to the question is obtained ?
(A) Both the Statements 1 and 2 together are necessary to answer the question
(B) Both the Statements 1 and 2 together are not sufficient to answer the question
(C) Statement 1 alone is suffi¬cient to answer the question
(D) Statement 2 alone is suffi¬cient to answer the question
20. Below is given an Assertion (A) and Reason (R) there of— Assertion (A) : Salt is added to cook food at higher altitudes. Reason (R) : Temperature is lower at higher altitudes.
Which one of the following is the correct answer ?
(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
21. Which one of the following is most appropriate to ensure desired limit of forests prescribed in Indian forest policy ?
(A) Transfer agriculture land to forest land
(B) Increase forest land 2% per year
(C) By afforestation of land in a scientific manner
(D) Declare cutting of any kind of tree a criminal offence
22. Which of the following is differ¬ent from the other three ?
(A) 1719 (B) 2834
(C) 1528 (D) 2349
23. The relationship ‘Optimistic : Pessimistic’ is best explained in which one of the following ?
(A) Difficult: Impossible
(B) Export: Import
(C) Study: Play
(D) Tolerating: Disgusting
24. Which one of the following is
different from the other three ?
(A) HIIJ (B) PQQR
.(C) WYYZ (D) TUUV
25. Which one of the following is different from the other three ?
(A) Algebra
(B) Arithmetic
(C) Geometry
(D) Mathematics
Directions—(Q. 26-28) Study the following figure and answer the question.

26. What is the number of squares contained in the figure ?
(A) 5 (B) 6
(C) 7 (D) 8
27. What is the number of straight lines which is needed to con¬struct the above figure ?
(A) 13 (B) 15
(C) 11 (D) 12
28. What is the number of triangles contained in the figure ?
(A) 16 (B) 20
(C) 22 (D) 24
29. A is elder to B white C and D are
elder to E who lies between A and C. If C is elder to B, which one of the following statements is necessarily true ?
(A) E is elder to B
(B) A is elder to C
(C) C is elder to D
(D) D is elder to C
30. Which of the following is correct ?
(A) The calendar for the year 2003 will serve for the year 2014
(B) The calendar for the year 2003 was same as for 2013
(C) The calendar for the year 2003 was same as for 2012
(D) The calendar for the year 2003 was same as for 2011
31. Land price is a big hindrance to competitive Indian product and services because—
(A) More land is required for urbanization in India
(B) Urbanization has increased land prices in India
(C) Farmers are not ready to give their land for projects
(D) High land prices increase the fixed cost in business
32. If CONSTITUTION is coded as DNORUHUTUHPM in a certain language, how can DISTRIBU¬TION be coded in that lang¬uage ?
(A) EHTSTHCTUPHM
(B) EHTSSHCTUHPM
(C) BHTSSHCTUHPM
(D) EHTSSHCTUJNM
33. Find the value of
42 +^42 +V42+TT upto 00 :
(A) 7
(B) -7
(C) -6
(D) None of the above
34. What is the angle between the two hands of a clock at 9 : 50 hours ?
(A) 2° (B) 5°
(C) 8° (D) 10°
35. Find the average of all the even numbers and the average of all the odd numbers from 1 to 45—
(A) 24 and 23 (B) 23 and 24
(C) 24 and 25 (D) 23 and 23
36. Find all the possible values of x (where x is an integer) for the following expression—
5 < 3x + 2 s 17
(A) 1,2, 3,4, 5
(B) 1,2, 3, 4
(C) 2, 3,4, 5
(D) 3,4,5
37. A person was appointed for a 50 days job on a condition that he will be paid X 12 for every work¬ing day but he will be fined X 6 for everyday he remains absent. After completion of work, he gets ? 420. For how many days he remained absent ?
(A) 5 days (B) 10 days
(C) 12 days (D) 15 days
38. Find the missing number (marked as ?) in the following

(A) 4 (B) 5
(C) 7 (D) 8
39. A result of a survey of 1000 students with respect to their knowledge of History (H), Geo¬graphy (G) and Civics (C) is given below—

What is the ratio of those who know all three subject to those who know only Civics ?
(A) \
(B) JQ
(C) 27
(D) None of the above
40. If 50% of (x – y) is equal to 30% of (x + y), then what per cent of x is the value of y ?
(A) . 400%
(B) 40%
(C) 15%
(D) None of the above 1
41. The missing number in the following series—
5, 41,149, 329, is
(A) 481 (B) 489
(C) 581 (D) 589
42. A is B’s sister.
C is B’s mother.
D is C’s father.
E is D’s mother.
How A is related to D ?
(A) Grand mother
(B) Grand daughter
(C) Grand son
(D) Grand father
43. Choose the word from the follo¬wing, which can be formed by using letters in the word— ‘RECOMMENDATION’.
(A) MEDICINE
(B) MEDIATE
(C) REMINDER
(D) COMMUNICATE
44. If the radius of a circle is dou¬bled, its area increases by—
(A) 100% (B) 200%
(C) 300% (D) 400%
45. Choose the best related alterna¬tive (?) from the following— Calendar : Dates :: Dictionary : ?
(A) Words
(B) Books
(C) Language
(D) Vocabulary
46. A man walks 1 km. towards East, then turns to South and walks 5 km. Again he turns to East and walks 2 km. Then he turns to North and walks 9 km. How far is he from the starting point ?
(A) 2 km (B) 3 km
(C) 5 km (D) 9 km
47. A man is facing South. He turned 135° anticlockwise and then 180° clockwise. In which direction he is now ?
(A) North-East
(B) South-West
(C) South-East
(D) West
48. If + stands for x, – stands for +, x stands for – and -s- stands for +, then find the value of 26 + 74 – 4 x5 + 2.
(A) 336 (B) 376
(C) 428 (D) 478
49. Which term of the series—
5,10, 20, 40, is 1280 ?
(A) 8th
(B) 9th
(C) 10th
(D) None of the above
50. Consider the six statements—
a : All balls are locks.
b : All keys are locks,
c : All keys are balls,
d : Some keys are locks,
e : Some locks are balls,
f : No ball is lock.
Choose the option whiclr.indi¬cates a valid argument contain¬ing logically related statements, that is where the third statement is the conclusion drawn from the preceding two statements.
(A) acd (B) bef
(C) cde (D) cef
51. Consider the following statement and the arguments and decide which of the argument is strong. Statement : Should income tax be abolished in India ? Arguments:
I. Yes, it is a burden on wage earners.
II. No, it is a good source of revenue.
(A) I
(B) II
(C) I and II both
(D) None
52. Find the missing term ( ) in
the following—
N 5 V, K 7 T, , E 14 P, B 19 N.
(A) H 10 R (B) H 10 Q
(C) 110R (D) H9R
53. Choose the correct number from the following—
B : 16 :: D : ?
(A) 150 (B) 200
(C) 256 (D) 276
54. Consider the statement given below—
‘Idle brain is a devil’s workshop.’
Which of the following has same logic ?
(A) Hardwork is the basis of success
(B) A person without work is rebellions
(C) Educated people are cul¬tured
(D) Players are physically healthy
55. It takes 3 hours to fill a tank but because of some leakage at the bottom of the tank, it takes one more hour to fill the tank. In how many hours, the tank becomes empty just because of hole ?
(A) 8 (B) 10
(C) 12 (D) 14
56. Which of the following graphs can possibly represent the motion of a car on road ?

(A) I only
(B) I and II both
(C) II and III both
(D) None of the above
57. Six persons K, L, M, N, O, P are sitting around a table as per the following conditions—
1. K and L are opposite to each other.
2. M is to the left of K.
3. O and N are opposite to each other.
4. P is to the right of N.
Who is to the left of L ?
(A) M (B) P
(C) O (D) N
58. Which one of ^he following pairs of words is not rationally related ?
(A) Gold : Ornaments
(B) Wood: Furniture
(C) Pitcher: Pottery
(D) Straw: Nest
59. Which one of the following is odd one ?
(A) Peso (B) Phi
(C) Gamma (D) Delta
60. The monthly incomes of six
employees of a company are
15,0, 18,000, 17,000, 30,000, 17,500, 28,000 (in rupees). The number of employees having income more than mode and less than mean incomes is—
(A) 0 (B) 1
(C) 2 (D) 3
61. Consider the following statement and assumptions and decide which of the assumption/ assu¬mptions is/are implicit in the statement.
Statement : Let us increase the taxes to cover the deficit. Assumptions:
I. The present taxes are very low.
II. Deficit in a budget is not desirable.
III. Deficit cannot be met with¬out increasing the tax.
(A) I and II (B) I and III (C) III (D) II and III
62. If 25th May in a certain year is a Sunday, then which day of the week will be 25th December in that year ?
(A) Thursday (B) Friday (C) Saturday (D) Sunday
63. The following chart shows the percentage of Engineers, Labours and Administrators working in a company. If total number of Engineers is 75, then the number of Labours is—

12-5%
1 Administrators
I I Labours

(B) 150
(C) 175
(D) None of the above
64. The following table gives the annual profit of a company (in lakh rupees)—
The period which has maximum per cent increase in profit over the previous year is—
(A) 2009-10 (B) 2010-11
(C) 2011-12 (D) 2012-13
65. The following table shows the number of Science, Arts and Commerce students in a group of boys and girls—

The total number of students in the group is—
(A) 127 (B) 130
(C) 131 (D) 135
66. The following table gives the import and export (in million dollars) of a country—
The average trade balance is— (A) | (B) 7
(C) 2 (D) f
67. Electronic data processing is a modern technique of which of the following ?
(A) Programmed decision
(B) Non-programmed decision
(C) Traditional decision
(D) Promoting E-Governance
68. Your subordinate requires leave but your office work will be affected due to his absence because he is a key person for that work. You should—
(A) refer his matter to your superior
(B) sanction the leave
(C) ask another person to do his work
(D) meet him, discuss about the reason for leave and try to con¬vince him the urgent need of his presence
69. The following table gives the area (in square km) and popu¬lation (in lakh) of four cities—
The least densely populated city is—
(A) A (B) B
(C) C (D) D
70. A number when divided by 8, leaves a remainder 2. If cube of this number is divided by 8, the remainder will be—
(A)
2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) None of the above
71. In the process of communication, which one of the following is in chronological order ?
(A) Communicator, medium, receiver, effect, message
(B) Medium, communicator, message, medium, receiver, effect
(C) Communicator, message, medium, receiver, effect
(D) Message, communicator, medium, effect, receiver
72. Communication via new media such as computers, teleshopping, internet and mobile telephony is termed as—
(A) Interactive communication
(B) Entertainment
(C) Developmental communica¬tion
(D) None of the above
73. A number when divided by 17, leaves remainder 5. What rema¬inder would be obtained by dividing the same number by 357?
(A) 42 (B) 41
(C) 39 (D) 35
74. If a carton containing one dozen
eggs is dropped. Which one of the following cannot be the ratio of broken eggs to whole eggs ? (A) 3:7 (B) 1 :4
(C) 1:2 (D) 1:5
75. Which of the following state¬ments) is (are) true about deci¬sion-making ?
1. It is an act of determining a course of action.
2. It means choosing one alter¬native from among various alternatives.
3. It is synonymous with policy-making.
(A) 1, 2 and 3 (B) 1 and 2 (C) 1 and 3 (D) only 1
Directions—(Q. 76 to 78) On the basis of the following data.
The food values and the unit price of a number of food items are given ahead—
76. Which of the following diets would supply maximum protein?
(A) 150 gm of A and 200 gm of B
(B) 100 gm of B and 200 gm of C
(C) 500 gm of A
(D) 350 gm of C
77. All the following diets would supply at least 75 gms of fats. Which of these diets would cost the least ?
(A) 200 gm of A and 150 gm of B
(B) 500 gm of B and 100 gm of A
(C) 300 gm of A
(D) 200 gm of C
78. If one’s diet has 100 gms of A, B and C each, what is the amount of fat included in the diet ?
(A) 45 gm
(B) 50 gm
(C) 65 gm
(D) None of the above
79. Authority means—
(i) Power to take decision.
(ii) Power to communicate decisions to subordinates.
(iii) Power to influence the behaviour pattern of people in organization.
(iv) Power to make subordinates socially responsible.
(A) Only (i) is correct
(B) Both (i) and (ii) correct
(C) (i), (ii) and (iii) are correct
(D) All the four options are correct
80. The alphabet which appears in the middle of a meaningful word beginning with ‘A’ and being formed by using the first, second, fourth, fifth and sixth letters of the word ‘CONTRACT’ is—
(A) C (B) T
(C) O (D) R
Directions—(Q. 81-83) Passage for Comprehension.
Read the following passage care¬fully and answer the questions given below—
Since he returned from the war, things had not been quite the -Same.

The day he returned, his fiancee and his family met him at the station. They embraced and wept and later on they laughed. His fiancee asked him if the war had been bad. He said it had been all right but he wished so many of his men had not been killed. She said she had been simply dying for him to come back. He said that was very nice of her. Then they talked of the blackouts and the air raids and the things they had seen on T.V. By the time they reached home she was saying that because of stay¬ing cooped indoors for so many evenings she had been eating too much and would now have to diet. Now, where he had come from, days on end, he had not met a man, woman or child who had not been hungry, always hungry.
81. The meaning of the word ‘Cooped’ is—
(A) Confined (B) Being idle (C) Sitting (D) Sleeping
82. Why did they embrace, weep and laugh when they met at the station ?
(A) Because he was coming from a long distance
(B) Because he was coming after a long time
(C) Because they were so happy to see him safely back from the war
(D) Because the war was over
83. Why were people always hungry at the place from where he had come ?
(A) Because they were dieting
(B) Because there was a scarcity of food
(C) Because they did not like the food
(D) Because they had no time to eat
84. Put the following sentence into indirect speech—
He said to me, “what were you doing ?”
(A) He said to me what I was doing.
(B) He asked me what I had been doing.
(C) He asked me what I was doing.
(D) He asked me what was I doing.

85. What is the antonym of ‘Dusky’ ?
(A) White (B) Interesting
(C) Bright (D) Slow
86. Which of the given alternatives best expresses the bold part of the sentence ?
They venerated the old teacher.
(A) respected
(B) followed
(C) questioned
(D) argued
87. Give the one word substitution
of ‘the act of killing a person painlessly for reasons of mercy’.
(A) Expiate (B) Euthanasia
(C) Epitaph (D) Eradicate
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3, 6, 9,12, , 99
Total digits = 3 + (n -1) x 3 99 = 3 + 3n – 3 n = 33
and, the digits divisibly by 5 (in 1 to 100) are,
5,10,15, , 100
Total digits = 5 + (n – 1) x 5 100 = 5 + 5n – 5 n = 20
.-. The number of integers between 1 and 100 which are fully divisible by 3 or 5 is 53.
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11. (C) All the digits in this option are not prime numbers.
12. (B)
13. (D)

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32. (B)
33. (D) Even numbers from 1 to 45
are : 2, 4, 6 44
Total numbers
= 2 + (n-1)2 44 = 2 + 2n-2 n = 22
Sum = ^ [2a + (n- 1 )d]
= “”[2×2 + (22 -1) x 2]
= 11(4 + 42)
= 11 x46 = 506
And, odd pumbers from 1 to 45 are,
1, 3, 5, 7 45.
Total numbers
= a + (n – 1) x d 45 = 1 + (n – 1) x 2
n = 23 73
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= 529 37Q
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36. (C) 5 < 3x+ 2 s 17
On putting x = 2,
5<3×2 + 2 s 17 5 < 8 £ 17 On putting x = 3,
5 < 3 x 3 + 2 s 17 5 <11 s 17 On putting x = 4,
5 < 3 x 4 + 2 £ 17 5 <14 £ 17 On putting x = 5,
5 < 3 x 5 + 2 £ 17 5 <17 £ 17
37. (B)
38. (B) The arms of the figure is 5.
39. (D) Number of students who know all the three subjects = 100. Number of students who know only civics = 170,
100 10 R t 170 ~ 17
40. (D) Given that,
50 , , 30 , ,
ioox(x-y) = TOO {x+y]
= ^(* + y)
5(x-y) = 3 (x + y) x = 4 y and y = 2-
.’. There is only one employee having income more than mode and less than mean incomes.
61. (D)
62. (A) Total days from 25th May to 25th December 3re, 6 + 30 + 31 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 25 = 214 days i.e., 30 weeks and 4 days.
So, the fourth day after Sunday will be Thursday.
63. (A) Let the number of employees be x.
.’. No. of Engineers
= 37-5% of x
~ _ 37^ *
75 – 1|)0 x x
x = 200
The number of labours 50 „„„
100 x 200 = 100
64. (B) Profit during year 2009-10
= 620
Profit during year 2010-11 = 656

% profit
36 620
5-8%
65. (C)
66. (C) Total import in four years = 695
Total export in four years = 703
Average trade balance
703 – 695 „
67. (A) 68. (D)
69. (A) Density of population of city A
2500000
125
= 20,000
Density of population of city B 4000000 ~ 140
= 28,571-42
Density of population of city C 6000000 180
= 33,333-33
Density of population of city D 5000000 “ 200 = 25,000
70. (D) Let x = 8q + 2, (8q + 2)3
= 512 q3 + 8 + 384 q2 + 96q = 8(64 q3 + 48 q3 + 12 q + 1) + 0 .•. When x3 is divided by 8, the remainder will be 0.
71. (C) 72. (A) 73. (C)
74. (B) The sum of both ratios is 5 which is not a factor of 12.
75. (B)
76. (D) 350 gram of food C supply maximum protein
20
~ 100′
= 70%
77. (C) 300 gram of food A costs = 1-80×3 = ? 5-40

78. (D) Amount of fat in 100 gram of food A =30
Amount of fat in 100 gram of food B =10
Amount of fat in 100 gram of food C =40
Total fat = 80
79. (C)
80. (B) ACTOR
81. (A) 82. (C) 83. (B) 84. (B) 85. (C)
86. (A) 87. (B) 88. (A) 89. (D) 90. (C)
91. (B) 92. (C) 93. (D) 94. (D) 95. (C)
96. (A) 97. (B) 98. (C) 99. (B)100. (A)
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49. (D)52. (B) 53. (B) 54. (A) 55. (B)
56. (C)57.(B) 58. (B) 59. (D) 60. (D)
61. (D)62. (C) 63. (A) 64. (D) 65. (A)
66. (B) An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from one of several standardized tests designed to assess human intelli¬gence. IQ scores have been shown to be associated with such factors as morbidity and morta¬lity, parental social status, and to a substantial degree, biological parental IQ.
67. (B) Lie detection, uses ques¬tioning techniques along with technology that record physio¬logical functions to ascertain truth and falsehood in response. It is commonly used by law enforcement and has historically been an inexact science.
68. (D)
69. (B) The preoperational stage ranges from about ages 2 to 7. The child in this stage is pre (before) operations. This means the child cannot use logic or transform, combine or separate ideas.
70. (D)71. (B) 72. (A) 73. (D) 74. (A)
75. (C)
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38. (C) The Vohra Committee was constituted in 1993 by the Union Government. It was headed by N.N. Vohra and found that there is a close nexus between politi¬cians and criminals in India.

39. (A) 40. (B)
41. (B) The correct name of Lenin’s book/thesis is—’Imperialism is the last-stage of capitalism’.
42. (C)
43. (D) The Statutory bodies are those bodies which are set up on the basis of legislative provi¬sions. The Union Public Service Commission is a Constitutional body, not a statutory body.
44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (D) 47. (B) 48. (B)
49. (B)
50. (D) The public choice approach came as a reaction against demerit of bureaucratic approach. It believes in institutional plura-lism. Vincent Ostrom is its chief exponent.
51. (D) 52. (A) 53. (A) 54. (B) 55. (B)
56. (A) The First Administrative Reforms Commission (1966-69) headed by Morarji Desai, recom¬mended for the first time the principle of functional speciali¬zation in Indian civil services.
57. (C) 58. (B) 59. (C)
60. (D) Ashok Mehta Committee recommended a two tier system of Panchayats : Mandal Pan- chayat and Zila Panchayat. How-ever, its recommendations were not accepted by the union government.
61. (D) 62. (B) 63. (B)
64. (*) No option is correct or the question is wrong.
65. (D) 66. (C) 67. (A) 68. (A)
69. (D) P5 + 1 countries are the five permanent members of Security Council of the UN plus Ger¬many. These countries conclu¬ded final nuclear agreement with Iran in July 2015.
70. (A)
71. (B) Myanmar is a member of ASEAN, but it is not a member of SAARC, which is an asso¬ciation of eight South Asian nations.
72. (D) 73. (D) 74. (D) 75.

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