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Direction (1-5): Read the following passage B. The Government harasses the people who try to
carefully and answer the questions that follow. create awareness about the environment and
engage in protests.
Beijing now produces almost 15 billion pounds of
C. The Government is trying its best to curb
municipal household waste each year; the landfill
pollution but it will take time to be effective.
at Asuwei receives 7.2 million pounds. In an effort
D. The Government does not want to harm the
to deal with the growing amount of trash generated
citizens but it will take time to cut down on the rate
by China’s expanding middle class and increasingly
of pollution.
consumerist society, Beijing and other cities are
E. The Government does not want to create
building huge incinerators—including one close to
unemployment problems thus cannot close down
the landfill in Asuwei. The people are worried; once
certain plants.
fully operational, the new incinerator will reportedly
3. Which of the following is the major issue discussed
burn 6 million pounds of garbage a day.
in the passage?
Environmental authorities have said the project
A. The Government is supporting the growth of
passed the required assessments, but the residents
certain chemical plants which should be shut down
are mistrustful, fearing the emissions that will
keeping in mind the environmental issues.
come from the plant. “The environment cannot
B. The Government wants to suppress all the
tolerate it, and our health would be at risk,” a lady
voices which have pointed out the fallacies in the
says. She maintains that everyone in the area is
economic policies.
against the incinerator, though only a few—
C. The Government is treating the waste materials
including herself—are taking action, organizing and
in a deleterious way that threatens the health of
participating in public protests. She spends a lot of
people.
time reading and analyzing reports and
D. The Government is practising the use of nuclear
environmental assessments, trying to find a way to
weapons on the citizens which has caused havoc in
stop the incinerator from opening. China's leaders
places.
appear fearful that the many, small localized bands
E. The Government has chosen to stop all efforts
of discontented citizens will coalesce into a larger
for the cause of environmental upgradation.
movement; it now spends more money on internal
4. Which of the following can be inferred from the
security, which includes managing and suppressing
given passage?
these protests, than it does on its military. The
A. The citizens dare not complain against the
unification of what are now disconnected
Government as the number of people protesting is
grassroots actions against specific pollution sources
really less.
into a national environmental movement is
B. The Government has taken some initiatives to
perceived as a threat to the rule of the Communist
curb the pollution but they are not satisfactory.
Party. The Internet, used by activists and
C. The citizens are more concerned about losing
protesters as a tool for sharing information, is
their jobs so would not protest much.
often quickly scrubbed of evidence of any protest
D. The Government is too powerful to be
actions or criticism of the government. Earlier this
complained against, hence no efforts are likely to
year, a documentary film on China's environmental
bring about any change.
ills received hundreds of millions of hits in just one
E. The citizens are complaining against all odds
week before being taken down by government
which makes it clear that they are concerned about
censors, presumably out of fear that it could
the health threats that are lurking.
become China's Silent Spring moment, sparking a
5. Which of the following can be inferred correctly
nationwide outcry. At the same time, citizens are
from the line ‘Earlier this year, a documentary film
fearful too—of the rash of toxins that threaten their
on China's environmental ills received hundreds of
lives, and of the government that has shown it is
millions of hits in just one week’?
willing to punish those who dare complain about
A. Instigating people against the government is on
the threat. Nevertheless, complaining they are, in
the process.
increasing numbers and with increasing boldness—
B. The use of Internet is high and any topic can be
and impact.
brought to the notice of the public through
1. Which of the following best describes the central
Internet.
idea of the passage?
C. The citizens of China are aware of the
A. Growing economy of the country
environmental degradation and have the mindset
B. Banning of Internet by the Government to stop
to protest against it.
interaction
D. Film making is a powerful force or tool that
C. Use of harmful chemicals by the Government
helps bring forth any issue.
plants
E. The environment is seriously deteriorating in the
D. Extension of Government support to the harmful
country and is not a made up story.
chemical plants
E. Ignorance and suppression of the growing Direction (6-7): In the given question, few
environmental threat by the Government sentences which are grammatically correct and
2. Which of the following can be inferred from the meaningful are stated. Connect them to form pairs
passage? with the given word in the best possible way
A. The industrialization process must be stopped in without changing the intended meaning. Choose
order to protect the environment. the answer accordingly.
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6. WHILE 9. Meditation is a practice where an individual


A) Point-source pollution enters the environment operates or trains the mind or _______ a mode of
and the place most affected is usually the area consciousness to allow the mind to engage in
immediately around the source and are often peaceful thoughts. Meditation has been practised
neglected by the government. since ______ in numerous religious traditions and
B) A great deal of water pollution happens not from beliefs. Since the 19th century, it has spread from
one single source but from many different its Asian origins to Western cultures where it is
scattered sources which is called nonpoint-source commonly practised in private and business life.
pollution and are taken care of. I. Conjures
C) We know that pollution is a human II. Practices
problem because it is a relatively recent III. Induces
development in the planet's history: before the IV. Arcane
19th century Industrial Revolution, people lived V. Antiquity
more in harmony with their immediate A. I-III B. II-IV
environment. C. II-V D. I-V
D) Many initiatives have been taken by local people E. III-V
to reduce pollution and take care of the point 10. Some believe that the same technology that has
sources. ______ our world might also imprison us if we
A. A-B B. B-C don’t seriously examine its effects on us personally
C. C-D D. Both A-B and A-D and collectively. The impact of cell phone use is
E. Both A-C and A-D more than a passing phenomenon and something
7. AND worthy of ______ academic study. The impact of
A) Nightingale came to prominence while serving cell phone is still debated and various people put
as a manager of nurses trained by her during forward various opinions.
the Crimean War. I. Impacted
B) Nightingale organised the tending to wounded II. Liberated
soldiers in the camps during the war, coming to be III. Oppressed
known as the ‘Lady with the Lamp.’ IV. Legitimate
C) Nightingale’s social reforms include improving V. Comprehensive
healthcare for all sections of British society, A. I-IV B. II-IV
advocating better hunger relief in India. C. III-V D. III-IV
D) Nightingale helped to abolish prostitution E. No combination fits
laws that were over-harsh to women.
A. A-C B. A-B Direction (11-15): Read the passage carefully
C. C-D D. Both A-C and C-D and answer the questions that follow.
E. Both A-B and B-C
‘When dealing with people, remember you are not
Direction (8-10): In the given question, dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures
statements with two blanks are stated. Each blank of emotion, creatures with prejudice and motivated
can be filled with more than one option. Find the by pride and vanity.’ Throughout its history,
combination/s which can most suitably complete humankind has been motivated to war, terrorism,
the sentence without altering the meaning of the ethnic cleansing, genocide, racist hysteria, religious
statement. intolerance and extremism, mass suicide and many
other forms of irrational and pathological
8. Economic globalization is the increasing economic
behaviour. The problem arises as Milan Kundera
______ of national economies across the world
defines it, when we ask that terrible
through a rapid increase in cross-border movement
anthropological question – ‘What are people
of goods, services, technology, and capital.
capable of’? Governments seek to regulate or
Whereas the globalization of business is centred
influence the behaviour of individuals and
around the ________ of international trade
organisations through a range of policy tools,
regulations as well as tariffs, taxes, and other
including legislation, sanctions, regulations, taxes
impediments that suppresses global trade,
and subsidies, the provision of public services and
economic globalization is the process of increasing
information and guidance material. There is a
economic integration between countries, leading to
growing range of complex policy areas, so-called
the emergence of a global marketplace or a single
‘wicked’ problems, where it has become
world market.
increasingly clear that government cannot simply
I. Interdependence
‘deliver’ key policy outcomes to a disengaged and
II. Rivalry
passive public. In the areas of welfare, health,
III. Diminution
crime, employment, education and the
IV. Tyranny
environment, it is clear that achieving significant
V. Specious
progress requires the active involvement and
A. I-IV B. II-III
cooperation of citizens. Nudge theory(or nudge) is
C. I-III D. III-V
a concept in behavioural science, political
E. No combination fits
theory and economics which proposes positive
reinforcement and indirect suggestions to try to
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achieve non-forced compliance to influence the 13. Which of the following is TRUE, according to the
motives, incentives and decision making of groups passage?
and individuals. The claim is that nudges are at A. The efficacy of the policies on the basis of nudge
least as effective, if not more effective, than direct theory is really low as they involve the minds of a
instruction, legislation, or enforcement. The large number of people.
concept is a relatively subtle policy shift that B. The success of the policies implemented through
encourages people to make decisions that are in this theory is higher than that of the direct policies
their broad self-interest. It’s not about penalising which are enforced by the Government.
people financially if they don’t act in certain way. C. The decisions taken through this theory are
It’s about making it easier for them to make a solely people’s decisions without anyone’s
certain decision. A good recent example can be influence.
found in UK pension policy. In order to increase D. The decisions taken through this theory seem to
worryingly low pension saving rates among private have been people’s own decisions but they are
sector workers the Government mandated actually influenced.
employers to establish an 'automatic enrolment' E. The evil behind the implementation of nudge
scheme in 2012.This meant that workers would be theory should be understood.
automatically placed into a firm’s scheme, and 14. Which of the following best describes the essence
contributions would be deducted from their pay of the passage?
packet, unless they formally requested to be A. Emotions of people exploited by politicians
exempted. The theory was that many people B. Deception of the people by the government
actually wanted to put more money aside for using psychological tools.
retirement but they were put off from doing so by C. The implementation of nudge theory and the
the need to make what they feared would be associated problems.
complicated decisions. The idea was that auto D. The influence of politics in people’s lives
enrolment would make saving the default for E. Advantages of the nudge theory and its
employees, and thus make it easier for them to do implementation in politics.
what they really wanted to do and push up savings 15. Which of the following was the main advantage of
rates. In many areas of public policy the range of the UK pension policy of 2012?
traditional tools to influence behaviour works well. A. It made people realize that decisions taken in
For some social policy problems, however, haste do not yield to good results.
influencing human behaviour is very difficult and B. It helped the government to invest more on
complex, and the effectiveness of traditional infrastructure and planning activities of an
approaches may be limited without some additional organization.
tools and understanding of how to engage citizens C. It encouraged people to save more money for
in cooperative behavioural change. their future without any fear or hesitation.
11. Which of the following can be inferred from the first D. It helped the people to have a huge amount of
few lines of the passage? money with higher interest rates.
E. It made people take complicated decisions and
A. People fail to achieve certain objectives in life
made the passive people think.
because they fail to think logically.
16. Direction: In the given question, four words are
B. Politics exists in society because people fail to given of which two are most nearly the same or
think with logic. opposite in meaning. Find the two words and
C. Driven by emotions, people involve themselves indicate your answer by marking the option which
in terrible activities. represents the correct combination.
D. Dealing with people at times is easier because A. Tormented
everyone is of the same kind. B. Agonised
C. Aroused
E. Since human beings are not logical creatures D. Removed
influencing them has to be through emotions. A. A – C B. A - B
12. Which of the following can be inferred about the C. A – D D. C – D
nudge theory often applied by the governments? E. B - C
A. It helps to implement laws which are liked by 17. Direction: In the given question, four words are
the people. given of which two are most nearly the same or
opposite in meaning. Find the two words and
B. It is perfect in many cases as it brings more
indicate your answer by marking the option which
participation on the people's part.
represents the correct combination.
C. The chances of deceiving the people reduce a lot A. Fathomed
when using this theory. B. Devastated
D. The laws implemented using this theory often C. Ruined
bring advantage to the government by misleading D. Abrupt
the people. A. B – D B. B - C
E. Financial decisions taken on this basis often C. C – D D. A – C
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18. Direction: In the given question, four words are E. Eventually, this feedback of resentment and
given of which two are most nearly the same or repression would lead to a revolution to replace the
opposite in meaning. Find the two words and tyrants with a limited democracy.
indicate your answer by marking the option which 21. Which of the following statements fits between II
represents the correct combination. and III?
A. Consent A. Thus the sixth century B.C.E. saw a flourishing
B. Nascent of Greek culture in such areas as architecture,
C. Emerging sculpture, and poetry.
D. Insecure B. Their frustration in more commercial poleis
A. A – C B. B – D played itself out somewhat differently than in the
C. B – C D. A – D more agricultural poleis, but ultimately with the
E. A – B same basic result.
19. Direction: In the given question, four words are C. Pheidon, the ruler of Argos, was the first to use
given of which two are most nearly the same or the new hoplite phalanx against Sparta, defeating
opposite in meaning. Find the two words and it in the process.
indicate your answer by marking the option which D. Such is the fuel of revolutions, and ancient
represents the correct combination. Greece was no exception.
A. Abundance E. People who have virtually nothing expect
B. Incomparable nothing more.
C. Projection 22. Which of the following statements can replace
D. Plethora statement III?
A. A – C B. A – B A. Being a very significant era the actions and
C. C – D D. B – D policies had an everlasting effect on the society.
E. A – D B. Revolts broke out in small parts and it had to be
subdued by the aristocracies.
Direction(20-22): Read the five given statements C. It was a period of social unrest and chaos and
carefully and answer the questions that follow. commotion characterized the era.
D. Thus came the end of the era of aristocracies.
I. Increased prosperity oftentimes leads to trouble,
E. The situation was utilized by the nobles and with
for it creates expectations of power and status to
the help of the middle class they rose to powerful
go with it
positions overthrowing the aristocracies.
II. The problem was that the middle class artisans
23. Which of the following structures of the given
and farmers had little or no social status or political
words best represents a grammatically and
power to go with the expectation to fight in the
meaningfully coherent sentence?
phalanx.
Purposes related to one’s business specific and it
III. In many, usually the more commercial poleis
also promotes is essential for greater staff training
such as Corinth, Megara, and Athens, some
job satisfaction.
disgruntled and ambitious nobles used the
A. For specific purposes related to staff training
frustrated middle class to seize power from the
and one’s business also promotes greater job
ruling aristocracy.
satisfaction it is essential.
IV. In order to maintain his popularity, the tyrant
B. Greater job satisfaction for specific purpose is
protected peoples' rights with a written law code,
essential to one’s business and it also promotes
literally carved in stone, confiscated the lands of
related staff training.
the nobles he had driven from power and
C. Staff training is essential for specific purposes
redistributed them among the poor and provided
related to one’s business and it also promotes
jobs through building projects.
greater job satisfaction.
V. However, the increased prosperity brought on
D. Related staff training to one’s business for
by the tyrants only gave the people a taste for
specific purposes also promotes and it is essential
more of the same.
for greater job satisfaction.
20. Which of the following statements can follow
E. Specific and greater job satisfaction purposes
statement V?
related to one’s business is for essential greater
A. In the more agricultural poleis, the farmer-
purposes training staff.
hoplites seem to have taken control more
24. Direction: Arrange the given sentences sequentially
peacefully.
to form a grammatically correct and coherent
B. This ethos of equality discouraged the
sentence.
accumulation of large fortunes and encouraged the
The outcome of World War II had a greater extent
rich to donate their services and wealth to the
than World War I and seemed to merely plant the
polis
seeds for another great power conflict. The battle
C. By the second or third generation, tyrants could
lines were drawn when the Soviet Union created an
not or would not meet those growing demands,
Iron Curtain stretching across most of Central and
and people grew resentful.
Eastern Europe.
D. Since it was the farmers who both declared war
and fought it for the polis, they made sure that it A. The outcome of World War II had a greater
was short and decisive so it would not disrupt their extent than World War I and seemed to merely
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when the battle lines were drawn when the Soviet Safety officials have been moving from
Union created an Iron Curtain stretching across province to province shutting down factories as
most of Central and Eastern Europe. well as electricity and gas as they inspect the
B. As the outcome of World War II had a greater factories for meeting emissions requirement
extent than World War I and seemed to merely that has resulted in late and missed orders,
plant the seeds for another great power conflict the increased costs, and could ultimately resulting in
battle lines were drawn when the Soviet Union higher prices on US shelves.
created an Iron Curtain stretching across most of A. Safety officials have been moving from
Central and Eastern Europe. B. shutting down factories as well as electricity and
C. The outcome of World War II had a greater gas
extent than World War I and seemed to merely C. for meeting emissions requirement that
plant the seeds for another great power conflict as has resulted
the battle lines were drawn when the Soviet Union D. increased costs, and could ultimately
created an Iron Curtain stretching across most of E. resulting in higher prices on US shelves.
Central and Eastern Europe. 28. Direction: Five statements are given at A, B, C, D
D. When the outcome of World War II had a and E. Among these, four statements are in a
greater extent than World War I and seemed to logical order and form a coherent
merely plant the seeds for another great power paragraph/passage. From the given options,
conflict, the battle lines were drawn when the choose the option that does not fit into the theme
Soviet Union created an Iron Curtain stretching of the passage.
across most of Central and Eastern Europe. A. Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region has faced an
E. None of these immense developmental backlog and an acute
25. Direction: In the given sentence, some parts are agrarian crisis that has led to nearly 14,000
printed in bold while some are not. The parts suicides of farmers in the last 16 years.
printed in bold are correct and need no B. Since July this year, it is facing another kind of
improvement. The parts which are not printed in disaster with farm laborers and small farmers being
bold may or may not be correct. Choose the part hospitalized for symptoms of pesticide poisoning.
which is incorrect and needs improvement. C. Considering the public outrage over farmer
China will either shut down or curtail operations suicides and the state of agriculture, both the state
at dozens of steel plants from November 2017, and central governments ought to be extra vigilant
over the next five months for an aggressive action about such occurrences.
plan to reduce winter pollution in Beijing and its D. One of the main reasons for the intense
surrounding areas. spraying of pesticide for cotton pests in July this
A. will either shut down year is explained by the findings of the CICR.
B. curtail operations at dozens of E. Pesticide dealers are central players and are not
C. for an aggressive action plan shy to promote and sell toxic pesticides to illiterate
D. plan to reduce winter pollution in farmers.
E. Beijing and its surrounding areas.
26. Direction: In the given sentence, some parts are Direction (29-35): In the following passage,
printed in bold while some are not. The parts there are blanks each of which has been
printed in bold are correct and need no numbered. These numbers correspond to the
improvement. The parts which are not printed in question numbers; against each question, five
bold may or may not be correct. Choose the part options with two words in each have been
which is incorrect and needs improvement. suggested (both the words should fit the given
A ban came into effect on 1 June 2008 that blank).
prohibits all supermarkets, department stores and In good economic times as well as in bad,
shops throughout Kenya from giving out free financial ___(###Q29###)__ can always strike.
plastic bags, therefore encouraging people to use And when it does, people might have
cloth bags as during the ancient times. to ____(###Q30###)___ on housing, which is
A. A ban came into effect on typically the largest household expense. However,
B. that prohibits all supermarkets, department cutting housing costs involves
stores hard ___(###Q31###)__: moving can be
C. and shops throughout Kenya expensive and ___(###Q32###)__, and living
D. from giving out free plastic bags, therefore with family, friends, or
encouraging strangers ____(###Q33###)___. Twice as many
E. to use cloth bags as during the ancient times people would prefer downsizing than the next most
27. Direction: In the given sentence, some parts are popular actions of renting out part of their home to
printed in bold while some are not. The parts a roommate or housemate or moving to a
printed in bold are correct and need no more ___(###Q34###)__neighbourhood. Far
improvement. The parts which are not printed in fewer people would take the
bold may or may not be correct. Choose the part more ___(###Q35###)___ of living in their car
which is incorrect and needs improvement. or not paying the rent or mortgage.

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29. Find the appropriate word in each case. 40. Direction: Find the wrong term in the series
A. Hardship, turnover 130, 60, 34, 18, 10, 6, 4
B. Nettle, background A. 60 B. 18
C. Deprivation, hardship C. 6 D. 10
D. Goad, Expense E. 4
E. Background, expense Direction (41-45): Study the information given
30. Find the appropriate word in each case. below and answer the questions based on it.
A. Call on, Eliminate The table shows online and offline contestants
B. Cut back, make a reduction taking part in a survey from four villages and total
C. Cut back, Decide contestants who have not completed the survey
D. Make a reduction, Decide (online and offline)
E. Eliminate, Decide Note 1: Total contestants in a village=Online
31. Find the appropriate word in each case. contestants + Offline contestants
A. Halcyon, compromises Note 2: Total contestants in a village=Contestants
B. Halcyon, decisions who complete the survey + contestants who do not
C. Rattle, halcyon complete the survey
D. Tradeoffs, compromises
E. Steps, decisions
32. Find the appropriate word in each case.
A. A hassle, a nuisance
B. Hasidic, a nuisance
C. A harassment, an objective
D. An objective, Hasidic
E. A hassle, a freight 41. In village A, if the number of online contestants
33. Find the appropriate word in each case. and offline contestants who didn’t complete the
A. Is not easy, is often zealous survey are equal, the online contestants from
B. Is often zealous, can cause disputes village A who completed the survey are what
C. Brings out negativities, can cause disputes percent (approximate) more than offline
D. Can be a challenge, can cause discomfort contestants who completed the survey from the
E. Can be dangerous, is often zealous same village?
34. Find the appropriate word in each case. A. 15% B. 25%
A. Jejune, Affordable B. Priced, Insidious C. 12% D. 20%
C. Jejune, Insidious D. Bolster, priced E. 32%
42. Total number of contestants from village C who
E. Affordable, reasonably priced
completed the survey are how much more or less
35. Find the appropriate word in each case. than total number of contestants who completed
A. Severity, mundane steps the survey from village B?
B. Abstinence actions, drastic steps A. 240 B. 132
C. Radical actions, drastic steps C. 152 D. 212
D. Severity, aberration E. 158
E. Abrasion, Mundane steps 43. If ratio of online & offline contestants who didn’t
36. Direction: Find the wrong term in the series- completed the survey in village ‘D’ is 5:3 and 40%
8.4, 8.2, 8.6, 7.8, 9.4, 6.4, 12.6 of online contestants who completed the survey are
A. 8.2 B. 7.8 male and 25% of offline contestants who
C. 6.4 D. 12.6 completed the survey are female, the find the
E. 9.4 difference between females of online contestants
who completed the survey and males of offline
37. Direction: Find the wrong term in the series
contestants who completed the survey?
2, 3, 8, 27, 112, 570, 3396 A. 105 B. 85
A. 3 B. 570 C. 112 D. 86
C. 3396 D. 8 E. 212
E. 112 44. Find the difference between the number of offline
38. Direction: Find the wrong term in the series contestants of village C to village E?
602, 598, 591, 563, 498, 372, 155 A. 68 B. 72
A. 155 B. 591 C. 46 D. 58
C. 498 D. 598 E. 56
45. The number of offline and online contestants
E. 372
together who completed the survey from village A
39. Direction: Find the wrong term in the series are approximately what percent of total
7, 4, 5, 9, 21, 52.5, 160.5 participants on survey from village D?
A. 52.5 B. 21 A. 110% B. 135%
C. 5 D. 9 C. 55% D. 59%
E. 4 E. 98%

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46. The question given below is followed by some C. The data either in Statement I or in Statement
statements. Read the question carefully and II alone, is sufficient to answer the given question.
determine which of the given statements is/are D. The data given in Statement I and II together,
necessary/required to answer the question. is not sufficient to answer the question.
In a school, 60% of boys and 40% of girls E. The data in both Statement I and II together, is
participated in a sports. How many boys are there necessary to answer the question.
in the school? 49. Direction: Each of the question given below consist
I. More than 300 boys are there. 120 girls of a question and two statements numbered I and
participated in the sports. II given below it. Read both the statements and
II. The number of girls is there in the school is decide whether the data provided in the
25% more than the number of boys is participated statement(s) are sufficient to answer the given
in the sports. question.
A. the data in statement I alone are sufficient to Sum of two, 2-digit positive numbers (given that
answer the question, while the data in statement II the numbers are formed by reversing (swapping)
alone are not sufficient to answer the question. their own digits) is equal to?
B. the data in statement II alone are sufficient to Statement I: Sum of the two digits is 13.
answer the question, while the data in statement I Statement II: Difference of the two digits is 5 while
alone are not sufficient to answer the question. product of digits is 24.
C. the data either in statement I alone or in A. Data in Statement I alone, is sufficient to
statement II alone are sufficient to answer the answer the question, while the data in Statement II
question. alone, is not sufficient to answer the question.
D. the data in both the statements I and II B. Data in Statement II alone, is sufficient to
together are not sufficient to answer the question. answer the question, while the data in Statement I
E. the data in both the statements I and II alone, is not sufficient to answer the question.
together are necessary to answer the question. C. Data either in Statement I or in Statement II
47. Direction: The following question consists of few alone, is sufficient to answer the given question.
statements along with it. You have to determine D. Data even in Statement I and II together, is not
which of the following statement/statements are sufficient to answer the question.
necessary to answer the question. E. Data in both Statement I and II together, is
A box contains 10 tube lights, fewer than half of necessary to answer the question.
which are defective. Two tube lights are to be 50. Direction: Each of the question given below consist
drawn simultaneously from the box. If n of the of a question and two statements numbered I and
lights in the box are defective, what is the value of II given below it. Read both the statements and
n? decide whether the data provided in the
I. The probability that the two tube lights to be statement(s) are sufficient to answer the given
drawn will be defective is 1/15. question.
II. The probability that one of the tube lights to be Difference of C.I. and S.I., when calculated
drawn will be defective and the other will not be independently on a principal amount of ₹15000,
defective is 7/15. yearly, for an year?
A. Only statement I is sufficient Statement I: Difference of rate of interest between
B. Only statement II is sufficient C.I. and S.I. is 3.8%
C. Both statement I and II are sufficient Statement II: Ratio of rate of interest for C.I. and
D. Statement I or statement II alone is sufficient S.I. is 3 : 8
E. Neither statement I nor statement II A. Data in Statement I alone, is sufficient to
is sufficient answer the question, while the data in Statement II
48. Directions: Each of the question given below alone, is not sufficient to answer the question.
consist of a question and two statements I & II. B. Data in Statement II alone, is sufficient to
Read the statements and decide which of the answer the question, while the data in Statement I
statement(s) are necessary and sufficient to alone, is not sufficient to answer the question.
answer the given question. C. Data either in Statement I or in Statement II
The total profit% earned in an year when simple alone, is sufficient to answer the given question.
interest on 20% of a principal is added to the D. Data even in Statement I and II together, is not
compound interest taken annually on the remaining sufficient to answer the question.
part for 2 years? E. Data in both Statement I and II together, is
Statement I: Rates of both interests are 5% & 10% necessary to answer the question.
respectively.
Direction (51-55): Study the information given
Statement II: Profit earned in S.I is Rs.1500.
below and answer the questions based on it.
A. The data in Statement I alone, is sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in Statement II The bar chart shows the discount percentage
alone, is not sufficient to answer the question. allowed on six different articles on two different
B. The data in Statement II alone, is sufficient to days of the week i.e. Monday and Tuesday. The
answer the question, while the data in Statement I table provides us with the marked price of different
alone, is not sufficient to answer the question. articles. Some of the data are missing for the
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Note:The cost price and the marked price of the Direction (56-60): Study the information given
articles on both days are the same. below and answer the questions based on it.
There are three highways i.e. Highways A,
Highways B and Highways C, Some numbers of
vehicles on these highways on different days i.e.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On each day some
numbers of vehicles pass on these three
highways.
Friday: The number of vehicles on highway B is
one third of the highway B of Saturday. The
number of vehicles on highway C is 3/4th of
highway C of Saturday. The number of vehicle on
highway A and C is same.
Saturday: Total number of vehicle of Saturday is
75000. The number of vehicles on highway B is
15000 less than that of highway A & C together.
The number of vehicles on highway A is 5/6th of
highway A of Sunday.
Sunday: Total number of vehicles of Sunday is
4/5th of Saturday. The number of vehicle of
highway A is equal to highway B of Saturday. The
number of vehicles on highway C is same on
Saturday and Sunday.
56. What is total number of vehicles on Friday?
A. 45000 B. 40000
C. 50000 D. 55000
E. 48000
57. What is the total number of vehicles on Highway A
51. If the difference in selling price of the article F on of three days?
both the days is Rs. 100, then find the cost price of A. 75000 B. 65000
the same article if the profit obtained on Monday C. 60000 D. 70000
through F is 25%? E. 80000
A. 500 B. 600 58. What is the average number of vehicles on
C. 700 D. 800 Sunday?
E. 750 A. 15000 B. 20000
52. If the profit on article D on Tuesday and that of C. 25000 D. 10000
article A on Tuesday is 20% and 27.5% E. 12000
respectively. Then find the ratio of cost price of 59. What is difference between the vehicles on
article D and article A, if marked price of A is highway A of Saturday and highway C of Friday?
3/4th of the marked price of article D? A. 5000 B. 15000
C. 10000 D. 20000
A. 5:6 B. 4:5
E. 8000
C. 5:4 D. 3:5
60. The number of vehicles on highway B on Friday
E. 5:8
is approximately what percent of total vehicles on
53. Total selling price of article A on Tuesday and Sunday?
article E on Monday is 1590. Then find the profit of A. 15% B. 18%
article C on Monday, if the cost price of article C is C. 12% D. 17%
5/4 of the marked price of article A? E. 21%
A. 110 B. 80
C. 250 D. 90 Direction (61-65): Given question is followed by
E. 125 information given in two statements named as
Quantity 1 and Quantity 2. You have to study the
54. What is the sum of the selling prices of article B on
information along with the question and compare
Monday, article C and article E on Tuesday?
the value derived from Quantity 1 and Quantity 2
A. 3100 B. 2165 then answer the question.
C. 3085 D. 2750
E. 1790 61. Given, A+B=11 and A2 + B2=73.
Quantity 1: A3 + B3
55. If the total cost price of article B and article D is
Quantity 2: 539
1500. Then find the cost price of article D, if the
A. Quantity 1> Quantity 2
profit of article B on Tuesday is 5%?
B. Quantity 1< Quantity 2
A. 700 B. 600 C. Quantity 1> Quantity 2
C. 800 D. 550 D. Quantity 1< Quantity 2
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62. Given, m4=1/625 and m3<m2. 68. If the sum of circumference of a circle and the
Quantity 1: Value of m circumference of a semicircle of same radius (R) is
Quantity 2: 0 400cm. Then find the radius of another circle
A. Quantity 1> Quantity 2 whose radius is 200% more than R?
B. Quantity 1< Quantity 2 A. 75cm B. 105cm
C. Quantity 1> Quantity 2 C. 63cm D. 48cm
D. Quantity 1< Quantity 2 E. 42cm
E. Quantity 1= Quantity 2 or No relation 69. There are two vessels A&B having quantities milk
63. There are 63 cards in a box numbered from 01 to and water. The ratio of quantity in vessel is 6:7
63. Every card is numbered with only 1 number. and both of them having equal quantity of water.
Quantity 1: Probability of picking up a card whose The quantity of pure milk in vessel A and B
digits, if interchanged, result in a number which is respectively 40L and 50L. Now these two vessels A
36 more than the number picked up. and B quantities put in another vessel C, Find the
Quantity 2: Probability of picking up a card, the ratio of milk and water in vessel C?
number printed on which is a multiple of 8 but not
A. 9:4 B. 3:4
that of 16.
C. 5:6 D. 7:5
A. Quantity 1 < Quantity 2
E. 8:11
B. Quantity 2 < Quantity 1
C. Quantity 1 = Quantity 2 70. A shopkeeper buys a watch and a speaker for a
D. Can’t establish a relation total of Rs.1600. He sells the watch at 30% profit
E. None of the above and the speaker at a profit of 20% after offering a
64. Meera walked to school at a speed of 3 miles per discount of 20% on the marked price for speaker.
hour. Once she reached the school, she realized If his total profit is 25.625%, how much more
that she forgot to bring her books, so rushed back profit he would have obtained, had he sold the
home at a speed of 6 miles per hour. She then speaker at its marked price?
walked back to school at a speed of 4 miles per A. Rs.225 B. Rs.180
hour. All the times, she walked in the same route. C. Rs.210 D. Rs.216
Quantity I: Her average speed over the entire E. None of these
journey.
Quantity II: 4 mph Directions (71-72): Read the following carefully
A. Quantity I > Quantity II and answer the questions that follow.
B. Quantity I < Quantity II
C. Quantity I >Quantity II "But mothers changed Maggi’s destiny, not the
D. Quantity I <Quantity II hungry kids, as advertised. The shortest chow mien
E. Quantity I = Quantity II or no relation can be or hakka noodles recipes available in cooking books
established would take at least half an hour to make."
65. If PQ = QS, QR = RS and ∠ PRS = 104o These questions are based on the information
given above and the sentences labelled (A), (B),
(C), (D), (E) and (F) as given below.
A) Hungry kids were fed up of Maggi made by their
mothers and hence the popularity of the snack
increased.
Quantity A: The measure in the degree, of ∠ QPS? B) Maggi was quicker and easier to prepare
Quantity B: Degree values 20o, 19o compared to other hakka or chowmein noodles
A. Quantity A < Quantity B available in the market.
B. Quantity A > Quantity B C) Maggi would take less than half an hour to
C. Quantity A ≤ Quantity B make.
D. Quantity A ≥ Quantity B D) Mothers across the country trusted Maggi
E. Quantity A = Quantity B or no relation because of its seemingly innocuous nature and the
66. B is 200% efficient than A and 50% efficient than children's delight on tasting the snack.
C, If all of them work together for 2 days to E) Maggi was banned, making it a snack that was
complete the work, then in how many days A alone highly desirable.
can complete the work?
F) Children would take Maggi to schools as lunch
A. 10 days B. 12 Days
although it became sticky on long storage.
C. 4 days D. 6 days
E. 8 days 71. Which of the statement numbered (A), (B), (C),
67. The sum of ages of A, B and C is 81 years. One (D), (E) and (F) has been assumed in the
year before the ratio of ages of A&B was 1:2. One facts/information given in the statement? (An
year before the ratio of ages of B&C was 4:7. So assumption is something supposed or taken for
find the age of B after 6 years? granted.)
A. 33 years B. 35 years A. Only F B. Only A
C. 42 years D. 31 years C. C, D and E D. Both B and C
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72. Which of the statement numbered (A), (B), (C), there is an equal distance between adjacent
(D), (E) and (F), if true could strengthen the persons. In row 1 A, B, C and D are seated (but
statement? not necessarily in the same order) and all of them
A. Only F B. D and F are facing south. In row 2 P, Q, R and S are seated
C. Only D D. All of the above (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of
E. None of the above them are facing north. Therefore, in the given
73. Directions: Questions in the form of seating arrangement each member seated in a row
inference/conclusions are based on the passages faces another member of the other row.
given below. The passage is followed by five R sits second to the left of the person who faces A.
inferences. You are required to examine each S is an immediate neighbour of R. Only one person
inference separately in the context of the passage sits between A and D. One of the immediate
and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity. neighbours of C faces Q. B does not sit at any of
The British people have spoken. The prime minister the extreme ends of the line.
has resigned. Already, the consequences of what 74. Who amongst the following sits second to the right
the voters said and why they said it have begun to of the person who faces P?
reshape Britain’s future in profound and potentially A. A B. B
dangerous ways. The country has embarked on a C. C D. D
perilous journey in which our politics and our E. Cannot be determined
economy must be transformed. The vote to leave 75. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way
the EU will challenge not only the government and based on the given seating arrangement and thus
politicians but all of us whose opinions have been form a group. Which is the one that does not
rejected. belong to that group?
Britain’s place in the world must now be rethought. A. C B. R
That will demand the kind of debate about our C. Q D. P
alliances that we have not had since the Suez crisis E. D
forced a post-imperial reality on Britain. Once 76. Which of the following is true regarding C?
again, the country’s very idea of itself will have to A. C sits second to the right of D.
be reimagined too. The deep strains on the nation’s B. A sits on the immediate right of C.
fabric that are partly expressed as a pro-European C. S faces C.
Scotland, Northern Ireland – and London – and an D. D is an immediate neighbour of C.
anti-European England and Wales must be urgently E. The person who faces C is an immediate
addressed. And a new relationship with a Europe neighbour of R.
that is in no mood to be generous must be 77. Who amongst the following faces R?
negotiated. As a gleeful Nigel Farage pointed out A. A B. B
early on Friday, there are also already voices from C. C D. D
the populist right in Denmark, France and the E. Cannot be determined
Netherlands arguing for their own definitive vote. 78. Who amongst the following faces B?
And while the Bank of England successfully A. P B. Q
steadied the City after dramatic early falls in the C. R D. S
value of shares and a tumbling pound, these things E. Cannot be determined
will take careful management if they are not to
translate into a new crunch on the banks, a Directions (79-83): Study the following
recession or even – as George Soros warned earlier information and answer:
in the week – a sudden inability to finance the
Eight persons A, B, C, D E, F, G and H sit on the
balance of payments.
line and all of them face north direction but not
The future of the United Kingdom will now be
necessarily in same order. All of them like different
gravely affected because of recent events.
color viz. Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, White,
A. The inference is definitely true, i.e., it properly
Black and Violet but not necessarily in same order.
follows from the statement of facts given.
The one who likes Blue color sits second to right of
B. The inference is probably true though not
one who likes Green color. C likes orange color. A
definitely true in the light of the facts given.
sits fourth to left of person who stays likes Violet
C. The data are inadequate i.e., from the facts
color. D sits not adjacent to H. Neither A nor the
given you cannot say whether the inference is
person who likes Violet color sit on the extreme
likely to be true or false.
end of the line. B sits third to left of F. There is
D. The inference is probably false though not
only one person sits between the G, who likes Red
definitely false in the light of the facts given.
color and the person who likes Violet color. There
E. The inference is definitely false i.e., it cannot
are two persons sit between G and the one who
possibly be drawn from the facts given or it
likes Black color. H sits immediate left of one who
contradicts the given facts.
likes Black color. There are two persons sit
between H and F, who likes white color.
Direction (74-78): Study the following
79. How many persons sit between A and B?
information to answer the given questions.
A. One B. Two
Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows C. Three D. Four
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80. D likes which of the following color? Direction (88-90): Read the questions carefully
A. Green B. Yellow and answer the following questions.
C. Black D. Blue More than 10 people were sitting in a circular row
E. None of these facing the centre. R is 3rd to the left of L. 2 People
81. Who among the following sits third to right of G? are sitting between S and R. P is 2nd to the right of
A. D Q. 1 people sitting between L and Q. Less than 2
B. The one who likes Violet color people are sitting between S and P.
C. The one who likes Black color 88. How many people are sitting in the circular
D. A arrangement?
E. B A. 14 B. 16
82. E likes which color? C. 12 D. 18
E. None of these
A. Blue B. Green
89. What is the position L with respect to P?
C. Red D. Black
A. Third to the left B. Third to the right
E. None of these
C. Fourth to the left D. Fifth to the right
83. Who among the following sits immediate left of the E. None of these
person who likes White color? 90. 3 How many people are sitting between R and P in
A. D anti-clockwise direction?
B. G A. 3 B. 4
C. D C. 5 D. 6
D. The one who likes Orange color E. 7
E. None of these Direction (91-94): Study the information given
below and answer the questions based on it.
Direction (84-87): Read the questions carefully
and answer the following questions. There are 2 circles, inner circle and outer circle and
a square. At first, eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G
P@Q: P is to the west of Q; P is either 2 or 12 km and H are sitting in inner circle and facing the
west of Q. centre. B is 2nd to the left of C. A sits opposite to B.
One person sits between A and H. Two persons sit
P#Q: P is to the east of Q; P is either 2 or 12 km between H and G. G is not neighbor of A. D is
east of Q. 2nd to the left of G. F is not neighbor of H.
P$Q: P is to the North of Q; P is either 5 or 9 km Now, one seated, there is a pack of 52 cards in
north of Q. front of them and some of them will pick one card
P&Q: P is to the south of Q; P is either 5 or 9 km at random and will change his/her position as per
south of Q. below instructions-
1) In case, the person who had drawn a card of
P@$Q: P is to the north west of point Q. (Note:
hearts, he/she will move out to outer circle facing
Distance between P and Q is not known).
inside at the same position in which he was seated
P&#Q: P is to the south east of Point Q. (Note: in inner circle.
Distance between P and Q is not known). 2) In case, the person who had drawn a card of
84. P@Q, R&#Q, Q$R. If the distance between P and R spade, he/she will remain at the same position,
is 13 find the distance between Q and R? same inner circle but will change his face to outside
A. 12 B. 2 the circle.
C. 5 D. 9 3) In case, the person who had drawn a card of
E. None of these club, he/she will move out to outer circle to the
position 2nd to the left of his previous position
85. U @Q, U$T, T#S, R#T, which of the following facing inside.
cannot be the distance between S and R?
4) In case, the person who had drawn a card of
A. 14 B. 24 diamond, he/she will move out to the square table
C. 4 D. 16 at corner no.1, 2nd person to drawn a diamond card
E. None of these will move to corner no. 2 and so on.
86. S@$T, T@Z, X&Z; X is in which direction with Now, here’s how they pick cards-
respect to S? 1) E picks a card and found it an ACE of hearts.
2) C picks a card and found it a 4 of club.
A. North east B. South east
C. South west D. North west 3) H picks a card and found it a king of diamond.
E. None of these 4) B picks a card and found it a queen of spade.
5) D picks a card and found it a jack of diamond.
87. S&#T, T#Q, R@$Q; What is the position of R with 6) F picks a card and found it a 7 of club.
respect to S? 91. After all the 6 cards are drawn, how many are
A. North east B. North west seated in inner circle?
C. North D. South A. 0 B. 1
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92. How many persons between E and F? 97. If budget of Rajnagar lowers down to 45 lakhs,
A. None, as they are in different circle. then which of the following player is not playing in
B. 1 C. 2 this match?
D. 3 E. 4 A. Q B. R
93. If A picks a card and found it to be a queen of C. D D. A
diamond, now after this arrangement who is seated E. B
2nd to the left of H? 98. If all the batsmen must include in team of Mirgarh,
A. A B. D then which of the following player will not play for
C. E D. None this team?
E. F A. Q B. R
94. If G picks a card of club and found it to be a king of C. T D. S
club then who is immediate neighbor of G? E. None of these
A. E B. C 99. Direction: In each of the following question, two
C. None D. F statements numbered I and II are given. There
E. A may be cause and effect relationship between the
two statements. These two statement may be the
Direction (95-98): Read the following information effect of the same cause or independent causes.
and answer the questions. These statements may be independent causes
A cricket match has to be organized in two areas – without having any relationship. Read both the
Rajnagar and Mirgarh. There are four batsmen- A, statements and decide which of the following
B, C and D where D is a Keeper batsman and there answer choice correctly depicts the relationship
are five bowlers- P, Q, R, S and T where P is a between these two statements.
special keeper and S is the only spinner among I. The standard of living in the Indian setup has
them. Selection of players has to be decided by seen a sharp rise along with a marked increase in
following conditions. consumer spending over the past few years.
II. The gross domestic income has seen a
fluctuation in the past few years which might not
bode well for the Indian economy at large.
A. Statement 1 is a cause and statement 2 is an
effect.
B. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its
effect.
C. Both the statements I and II are independent
causes.
D. Both the statements I and II are effects of
independent causes.
E. Both the statements I and II are effects of some
1) There should always be a keeper behind the common cause.
wickets.
100. Statement : From Cochin to Shimla, the new
2) The budget of Rajnagar is not more than 55
culture vultures are tearing down acres of India’s
lakhs and the budget of Mirgarh is not more than
architectural treasures. Ancestral owners are often
60 lakhs.
fobbed off with a few hundred rupees for an
3) The pitch of Rajnagar supports fast bowlers so
exquisitely carved door or window, which fetches
all fast bowlers must play in this match and wicket
fifty times that much from foreign dealers and yet
falls too quickly so more than two batsmen are
more from the drawing room sophisticates of
required.
Europe and the US . The reason for such shameless
4) The spinner must play in the team of Mirgarh
rape of the Indian architectural wealth can
and more than two batsmen and at least two
perhaps, not wrongly, be attributed to the
bowlers are playing in this team.
unfortunate blend of activist disunity and the local
5) Those players who do not play in the first match
indifference.
must play in the second match.
It can be inferred from the passage that
6) The match rules are unconventional and number
of players may vary in each match. A. India provides a rich market for unscrupulous
95. Who among the following must play in the match antique dealers.
of Rajnagar? B. Only Indians are not proud of their cultural
A. D and P B. B and S heritage and are hungry for the foreign currency
C. D and P D. D and T that is easily available in return of artifacts.
E. None of these C. Most families have heirlooms which can be sold
96. P must play with which player? at high prices to Europeans and Americans.
A. B B. D D. The environment created by the meeting
C. R D. T between activist disunity and local indifference is
E. S ideal for antique dealers to strive in India.
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101. Direction: In each question below is given a Direction (106-109): Study the following
statement followed by two courses of action information carefully and answer the given
numbered I and II. You have to assume everything questions.
in the statement to be true and on the basis of the
When a word and number arrangement machine is
information given in the statement. Decide which
given an input line of words and numbers, it
of the suggested courses of action logically
arranges them following a particular rule. The
follow(s) for pursuing. Give answer:
following is an illustration of Input and
Statement: Financial Stringency has prevented a
rearrangement.
Company from paying salaries to its employees
Input: njes glfu 53 18 31 44 wird dect
since April this year.
Step 1: ykte 106 njes glfu 18 31 44 dect.
Course of action
Step 2: qmhu 132 ykte 106 glfu 18 31 dect.
I. The company should immediately seek
Step 3: kpjx 124 qmhu 133 ykte 106 18 dect.
consultation from a Consultancy Firm to give them
Step 4: ijhx 90 kpjx 124 qmhu 133 ykte 106.
a solution to curb this Financial Crisis.
As per the rules followed in the given steps, find
II. The company should reduce wasteful
out the appropriate steps for the Input.
expenditure and arrange to pay salaries for its
Input: olpj 21 htpl 34 tnjg 56 67 bnmc
employees.
106. Which element comes exactly between ‘105’ and
A. If only course of action I follows
‘168’ in Step IV of the given input?
B. If only course of action II follows
A. Vplh B. Lxto
C. If both I and II follow
C. Rosl D. 136
D. If neither I nor II follows
E. None of these
E. If either I or II follows
107. Which element is fourth to the left in second last
102. The Election Commission’s decision to deploy the
step?
Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail system for all the
A. 134 B. 168
constituencies in the Gujarat Assembly elections is
C. Vplh D. Rosl
questionable. This will be the first time VVPAT will
E. None of these
be used on a State-wide basis. A costly but useful
108. In which step are the elements ‘168 vplh 134’
complement to the Electronic Voting Machine, and
found in the same order?
the paper trail allows for an audit of the election
A. Third B. Second
results by the EC in a select and randomised
C. First D. Fourth
number of constituencies.
E. The given order of elements is not found in any
What could be the possible reason for introduction
step
of VVPAT?
109. If in the Step III, ’136’ interchanges its position
A. For improving technology
with ‘bnmc’ and ‘rosl’ also interchanges its position
B. It is just an experiment
with ‘21’, then which element will be fifth to the left
C. To encourage people to vote
of ’rosl’?
D. To allow voters to verify their vote after
A. bnmc B. 136
registering it on the EVM
C. Vplh D. 134
E. All of the above
E. None of these
Direction (103-105): Study the information
Direction (110-112): Read the following
given below and answer the questions based on it.
information carefully and answer the following
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F have different question:
weights and heights. B is taller than A and E but You have to assign 1- 8 numbers to the consonant
lighter than A and E. D is taller than B. E is only letter. For example B is assign to 1, C is assigned 2
taller than C and F. Only one person lighter than A. upto the K is assigned 8. Again start from L assign
D is heavier than C and E but not the heaviest. The to 1 and so on.
number of person is heavier than F is same as Following are the rules, apply in the letter
shorter than him. Not more than two persons are according to the given condition and coded
heavier than C. accordingly:
103. Who among the following is shortest in the group? i) If word contain vowel in starting and ending both
A. C B. F end then replace both vowel with * and #
C. E D. A respectively.
E. D ii) If word contain 3 or more vowels then first two
104. Who among the following is heaviest in the group? vowel is replace with % and * and opposite other
A. D B. C vowel.
C. F D. B iii) If there are immediate vowels then interchange
E. E its position and opposite the letters and increases
105. How many persons are lighter than C? its letter coded value by 2 numbers
A. None B. One iv) If first letter is vowel and last letter is
C. Two D. Three consonant than interchange its position and
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v) If there are two vowels in the word but not 119. Under the Union Budget 2017, provision under
immediate then interchange its position and MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural
opposite both letter. Employment Guarantee Act) has been increased to
110. The code for the word ‘philatelist’? _____?
A. 46%1*821768 B. 46%1*812678 A. Rs. 38500 crores B. Rs. 40000 crores
C. 46%1*821678 D. 46%1*811678 C. Rs. 45000 crores D. Rs. 48000 crores
E. None of these E. None of the above
111. Which of the following is the code for ‘MUSIC 120. Headquarters of Amnesty International is at
BITE’? _______.
A. 26642 1266 B. 26732 1176 A. New York B. London
C. 26742 1186 D. 26632 1286 C. Washington D. Berlin
E. None of these E. None of these
112. Addition of all independent numbers in the word 121. Which of the following country has won the ‘2017
‘your fairy tales’? FIFA Under-17 World Cup’?
A. 63 B. 64 A. India B. Germany
C. 65 D. 66 C. England D. Spain
E. None of these E. None of these
122. In the financial term “SWIFT”, what is ‘S’ stand for?
Direction (113-115): In the following questions, A. Society B. Saving
the symbols %, @, #, $, & and * are used with the C. Scheme D. Securitization
following meaning as illustrated below: E. Standard
123. There were six agreements signed between India
P @ Q → P and Q and Italy during the two days visit of Italy PM. Who
P % Q → Q is wife of P is the current prime minister of Italy?
P # Q → Q is daughter of P A. Édouard Philippe B. Paolo Gentiloni
P * Q → P is younger than Q C. Emmanuel Macron D. Angela Merkel
P $ Q → Q is parent of P E. Mariano Rajoy Brey
P & Q → P and Q are siblings
124. Ease of Doing Business Index is released by
R*S#T&V
A. World Bank
S&R$P@Q
B. World Economic Forum (WEF)
T*V, U%S, P%Q
C. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
X&W$R
D. World Trade Organization (WTO)
113. If the age of X is 10 yr then what will be the
E. United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
expected age of W?
125. The World Economic outlook, a survey conducted
A. 8 B. 14
and published by
C. 12 D. Cannot be determined
A. World Economic Forum (WEF)
E. None of these
B. World Bank (WB)
114. How T is related with P in the given condition?
C. United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
A. Son B. Daughter D. World Trade Organization (WTO)
C. Grand daughter D. Grand Son E. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
E. None of these
126. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has formed a High-
115. If the age of T is 20 yrs then what may be the age level Task Force on Public Credit Registry (PCR) for
of V? India which will be headed by-
A. 13 B. 22 A. S Venkitaraman
C. 18 D. 15 B. G. Ambegaokar
E. None of these C. Yeshwant M. Deosthalee
116. Recently, government set up a ministerial panel, D. R S Gujral
led by ___________, to consider and oversee E. S R Rao
mergers among the country’s 21 state-run banks. 127. ………... often lead to oligopoly-like conditions
A. Urjit Patel B. Arun Jaitley because they discourage new competitors from
C. Hasmukh Adhia D. Rajiv Kumar entering a market.
E. Dr. Viral V. Acharya A. Antitrust B. Monopolize
117. Who among the following is the author of e-book C. Capital intensive D. Economies of scale
‘India 2017 Year Book’? E. None of these
A. Rajiv Gauba B. Rajiv Mehrishi 128. Which of the following is not a function of RBI?
C. R.K Verma D. A.K. Lohani A. Regulating and supervising the financial system
E. None of these B. Issuing currency
118. Which of the following countries has been selected C. Lender of Last Resort
as the host of Commonwealth Games 2018? D. Custodian of Country’s Foreign Currency
A. India B. Australia Reserves
C. Pakistan D. South Africa E. Regulating and controlling the business on stock
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129. In context with the Banking & Finance terminology 138. Every year, November 12 is observed as ______.
what is the expansion of LTV. A. World Veterans Day
A. Liquidity Term Value B. World Science Day
B. Long Term Validity C. World Pneumonia Day
C. Loan to Variable D. World Diabetes Day
D. Loan to Value E. World Statistics Day
E. Legal Term Variable 139. Bandhan Bank Ltd. is an Indian banking and
130. India impose anti-dumping duty of up to $168.76 financial services company headquartered in
per tonne on imports of a chemical, mainly used in Kolkata, West Bengal started as a ____ company.
textile and packaging industry, from five countries A. Infrastructure finance
including China and Iran to protect domestic B. Micro-Finance
players. The anti-dumping duty is imposed by C. Small Finance
______. D. Small & Medium Enterprises
A. Ministry of Commerce & Industry E. Other than the given options
B. Ministry of Finance 140. What is the maximum deposit allowed in India Post
C. Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Payment Bank (IPPB)?
Duties (DGAD) A. Rs. 10,000 B. Rs. 50,000
D. Ministry of Textiles C. Rs. 1 lakh D. Rs. 5 lakh
E. Ministry of External Affairs E. No limit
131. Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme was prepared by 141. Sathish Kumar and Ragala Venkat Rahul are
______. associated with ______.
A. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) A. Boxing B. Shooting
B. NABARD C. Weightlifting D. Archery
C. Govt. of India E. Hockey
D. Indian Banks 142. Dudhawa Dam is built across _____ river.
E. Finance Ministry A. Krishna B. Narmada
132. The Union Government has announced Bank C. Godavari D. Mahanadi
Recapitalisation plan to infuse Rs. 2.11 lakh crore E. Jhelum
capital over next two years into public sector banks 143. Fugdi is the folk dance of _____.
(PSBs). Under this plan, PSBs will get A. Kerala B. Goa
_______ from the sale of Recapitalisation Bonds. C. Karnataka D. West Bengal
A. Rs. 58,000 crore E. Odisha
B. Rs. 18,000 crore 144. Who clear the payments of the Business
C. Rs. 1.35 lakh crore Correspondents in rural areas?
D. Rs. 2.5 lakh crore A. RBI B. Gram Panchayat
E. None of these C. Respective Banks D. Third party agencies
E. None of these
133. DR. M.V. Sridhar recently passed away. He was
associated with ______. 145. A written commitment made by a bank which is
issued after a request by the buyer that payment
A. Cricket B. Writer
will be made to the beneficiary as evidence by the
C. Politician D. Actor
presentation of specified documents is known as
E. Artist
______.
134. The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) A. Letter of Commitment
headquartered in _______. B. Underwriting
A. Munich B. New York C. Bank guarantee
C. Paris D. Budapest D. Letter of Credit
E. London E. Other than the given option
135. The venue of 44th G-7 Summit 2018 is ______. 146. The electronic payment which is made by scanning
A. Japan B. US a code through the mobile phone is known as
C. China D. France _____.
E. Canada A. Barcode
136. The headquarter of Citi Union Bank is located at B. Bharat QR code
_______. C. Scan & Pay
A. Mumbai, Maharashtra D. Point-of-Sale (POS)
B. Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu E. None of these
C. Chennai, Tamil Nadu 147. The slowdown in the rate of increase of prices of
D. Kozhikode, Kerala goods & services in National GDP over time is
E. Kolkata, West Bengall called ____.
137. Panna National Park is situated in ______. A. Disinflation B. Deflation
C. Stagflation D. Demand-pull Inflation
A. Rajasthan B. Madhya Pradesh
E. Hyperinflation
C. Chhattisgarh D. West Bengal
E. Kerala
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148. The transaction in which bank guarantees the A. US B. India


payment in case of damage or financial loss and C. Indonesia D. Russia
accepts financial risk & liability is known as ____. E. UK
A. Collateral B. Underwriting 153. As per the Reserve Bank of India guidelines for ‘on
C. Letter of Credit D. Bank guarantee tap’ licensing of Universal Banks in the Private
E. Other than the given option Sector, the applications for the Universal Bank will
be evaluated by SEAC Committee. In ‘SEAC’ A
149. In ‘AMRUT’, ‘U’ stands for _____. stands for ______.
A. Union B. Urban A. Account B. Advisory
C. United D. Universal C. Application D. Additional
E. Unified E. Other than the given option
150. The ‘Tallinn’ is the capital of _____. 154. What is the taxable event under GST?
A. Mongolia B. Tunisia A. Supply of Goods
C. Estonia D. Lithuania B. Supply of Services
E. Latvia C. Manufacturer of Goods
D. Both A & B
151. In Income tax, 10% surcharge is applicable to
E. Both A & C
individuals who earn ____.
155. The main objective of the import substitution is
A. Rs. 10 lakh to Rs. 50 lakh
______.
B. Rs. 20 lakh to Rs. 1 Crore
C. Rs. 50 lakh to Rs. 1 Crore A. to discourage the demand for imports
D. Rs. 1 Crore to Rs. 5 Crore B. to encourage domestic production
E. Rs. 5 Crore & above C. to encourage domestic consumption
D. to make the goods relatively more expensive
152. According to the PWC World2050 report, the two
E. to encourage import of goods from foreign
largest economies in the world in 2050 will be
economies
China and _____.

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