1.
Robert is travelling on his cycle and has calculated to reach point A at 2 P.M. if he travels at 10 kmph, he will reach there at 12 noon if he travels at 15 kmph. At what speed must he travel to reach A at 1 P.M.?
2.
The difference between a two-digit number and the number obtained by interchanging the digits is 36. What is the difference between the sum and the difference of the digits of the number if the ratio between the digits of the number is 1 : 2 ?
3.
A, B and C jointly thought of engaging themselves in a business venture. It was agreed that A would invest Rs. 6500 for 6 months, B, Rs. 8400 for 5 months and C, Rs. 10,000 for 3 months. A wants to be the working member for which, he was to receive 5% of the profits. The profit earned was Rs. 7400. Calculate the share of B in the profit.
4.
Free notebooks were distributed equally among children of a class. The number of notebooks each child got was one-eighth of the number of children. Had the number of children been half, each child would have got 16 notebooks. Total how many notebooks were distributed ?
5.
From a point P on a level ground, the angle of elevation of the top tower is 30º. If the tower is 100 m high, the distance of point P from the foot of the tower is:
6.
The smallest number which when diminished by 7, is divisible 12, 16, 18, 21 and 28 is:
7.
Two pipes A and B together can fill a cistern in 4 hours. Had they been opened separately, then B would have taken 6 hours more than A to fill the cistern. How much time will be taken by A to fill the cistern separately?
8.
8 litres are drawn from a cask full of wine and is then filled with water. This operation is performed three more times. The ratio of the quantity of wine now left in cask to that of water is 16 : 81. How much wine did the cask hold originally?
9.
How many bricks, each measuring 25 cm x 11.25 cm x 6 cm, will be needed to build a wall of 8 m x 6 m x 22.5 cm?
10.
One card is drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability that the card drawn is a face card (Jack, Queen and King only)?
11.
The miser gazed ...... at the pile of gold coins in front of him.
12.
CORPULENT
13.
Extreme old age when a man behaves like a fool
14.
I remember my sister taking me to the museum.
A.
I remember I was taken to the museum by my sister
B.
I remember being taken to the museum by my sister.
C.
I remember myself being taken to the museum by my sister.
D.
I remember taken to the museum by my sister.
15.
Since the beginning of history
P :
have managed to catch
Q :
the Eskimos and Red Indians
R :
by a very difficulty method
S :
a few specimens of this aquatic animal
The Proper sequence should be:
16.
Marathon is to race as hibernation is to
17.
Blueberries cost more than strawberries.
Blueberries cost less than raspberries.
Raspberries cost more than both strawberries and blueberries.
If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
18.
One New York publisher has estimated that 50,000 to 60,000 people in the United States want an anthology that includes the complete works of William Shakespeare. And what accounts for this renewed interest in Shakespeare? As scholars point out, his psychological insights into both male and female characters are amazing even today.
This paragraph best supports the statement that
A.
Shakespeare's characters are more interesting than fictional characters today.
B.
People even today are interested in Shakespeare's work because of the characters.
C.
Academic scholars are putting together an anthology of Shakespeare's work.
D.
New Yorkers have a renewed interested in the work of Shakespeare.
19.
Statement: Should India encourage exports, when most things are insufficient for internal use itself?
Arguments:
Yes. We have to earn foreign exchange to pay for our imports.
No. Even selective encouragement would lead to shortages.
A.
Only argument I is strong
B.
Only argument II is strong
C.
D.
Neither I nor II is strong
20.
CMM, EOO, GQQ, _____, KUU
21.
A, B, C, D and E are sitting on a bench. A is sitting next to B, C is sitting next to D, D is not sitting with E who is on the left end of the bench. C is on the second position from the right. A is to the right of B and E. A and C are sitting together. In which position A is sitting ?
22.
The difference of level between a point below the plane of sight and one above, is the sum of two staff readings and an error would be produced equal to
A.
The distance between the zero of gradient and the foot of the staff
B.
Twice the distance between the zero of graduation and the foot of the staff
C.
Thrice the distance between the zero of graduation and the foot of the staff
D.
23.
Offsets are measured with an accuracy of 1 in 40. If the point on the paper from both sources of error (due to angular and measurement errors) is not to exceed 0.05 cm on a scale of 1 cm = 20 m, the maximum length of offset should be limited to
24.
For a closed traverse the omitted measurements may be calculated
A.
B.
C.
Both length and bearing of one side
D.
Length or bearing of adjacent side
E.
25.
The effective length of a compression member of length L held in position and restrained in direction at one end and effectively restrained in direction but not held in position at the other end, is