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A is twice as good a workman as B. In how many days would A and B finish the work, if both of them work together? From the two statements, L and M given below, determine which one is sufficient to answer the question.L. A alone takes 12 days to complete the work.M. If A and B work on alternate days, they take 16 days to complete the work.

Either L alone or M alone.

L alone but not M alone.

Both L and M combined.

Data insufficient.

Directions for next two questions: Refer to the data below and answer the questions that follow.The sum of the first 5 terms of an A.P. is 9 times the second term. Also the sum of the terms is 76. Then:What is the sum of the first four terms of the A.P.?

26

28

42

30

The 10th term of the A.P is:

33

37

41

39

Directions for next twenty three questions: Choose the correct alternative. Choose the correct alternative.

6 sq. cm

10 sq. cm

14 sq. cm

8 sq. cm

A tea vendor mixes 20 kg of tea costing Rs.82.50 per kg with another tea costing Rs.120 per kg and sells this mixture at Rs.108 per kg thus making a profit of 20%. How many kgs of tea costing Rs.120 per kg does he use?

10 kg

8 kg

15 kg

5 kg

We have a biased coin in such a way that heads occurs 90% of the times and tails 10% of the times. This coin is tossed along with an unbiased coin. What is the probability of all heads?

0.45

0.25

0.14

Cannot be determined

The value of is equal to:

A man can complete a piece of work in 36 days for which a woman takes 54 days and a boy takes 72 days. Three of them started the work together and the man and woman left 8 and 12 days respectively after beginning the work. What was the number of days for which the boy worked, if the remaining work was completed by the boy alone?

22 days

28 days

30 days

40 days

If a, b and c are distinct positive integers such that a + b = c, then what is the value of ?

abc

3abc

-3abc

0

A chord of 264 cm length is bent into the form of a circle and then into the form of a regular hexagon. What is the ratio of the areas so formed?

1.1

1.4

0.8

1.8

What is the value of b, if the arithmetic mean of the integers roots of the equation + bx + 24 = 0 is a prime number greater than 5?

14

10

- 14

- 2

A circle is inscribed in a square. What percentage of the area of the square is not occupied by the circle?

22.5%

21.5%

25%

78.5%

How many arrangements can be made with the letters of the word ‘INDEPENDENCE’?

Two candles of equal lengths start burning at the same instant. One of the candles will take 4 hours to burn fully, and the other 3 hours. By the time one candle is 3 times the length of the other, the candles would have burnt for:

The sum and difference of two numbers is 65 and 13 respectively. What is the product of the HCF and LCM of the two numbers?

845

1014

1690

1830

A vessel of capacity 8 litres contains water and milk in the ratio 1 : 7. Another vessel of capacity 12 litres contains water and milk in the ratio 1 : 3. If the contents of the two vessels are mixed completely, what would be the percentage of milk in the resulting mixture?

20%

80%

75%

None of these

Ajay had Rs.9600 which he lends to two of his friends Vijay and Sujay. The money lent to Vijay was at 12% simple interest and that given to Sujay was at 14% simple interest. After years, his income is Rs.1800. Find the sums that Ajay lent Vijay and Sujay respectively.

Vijay : Rs.8400 and Sujay : Rs.1200

Vijay : Rs.2400 and Sujay : Rs.7200

Vijay : Rs.7200 and Sujay : Rs.2400

Vijay : Rs.1200 and Sujay : Rs.8400

A natural number x is chosen at random from the first 100 natural numbers. Then, the probability that x + > 50 is:

There are 54 employees in an office, one-third of whom have work experience. Out of 30 females, 60% are freshers. Find the number of experienced male employees.

6

12

18

8

Two boats can travel downstream from A to B at the same speed of 20 kmph which is ten times the speed of the stream. The two boats start the journey from A and B respectively. At what distance from B do the two boats meet, if it takes 16 hours for a tyre tube to move from A to B?

9 km

11.61 km

14.22 km

16 km

In what ratio should grains costing Rs.25 per kg and Rs.38 per kg be mixed to gain 20% by selling the mixture at Rs.36 per kg?

5 : 8

11 : 2

2 : 11

8 : 5

The length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and its breadth is reduced by 20%. It’s area will:

increase by 8%

decrease by 12%

increase by 12%

decrease by 8%

What is the value of the following expression?

Rower B is as good a rower as A. On a river, A starts from the lower area and goes upstream and B starts from the top of the river and comes downstream. Somewhere in between they cross each other. A fly of negligible weight was sitting on A’s boat and it watches rower B pass by at 20 kmph. It is being observed that A takes 50% more time than B to cover the same distance. The speed of B while going upstream will be:

4 kmph

8 kmph

10 kmph

12 kmph

In a party only couples are invited. If every member in the party shakes hands with everyone else except his/her spouse, the number of handshakes in the party is 40. Find the number of couples who attended the party.

4

5

3

Three years ago, the average age of a family of 5 members was 18 years. On the addition of a new child, the average today is still the same. The age of the child is:

1 year

2 years

3 years

4 years

Directions for next four questions: Refer to the data below and answer the questions that follow.In the figure below, the triangle represents politicians, the circle represents lawyers and the rectangle represents villagers. Also an aggregate of 85 people are represented in the diagram.

65, 10

70, 9

71, 12

The number of politicians who are neither villagers nor lawyers is:

67

61

62

If circle and rectangle were to represent villagers and lawyers respectively, then total number of politicians who are also lawyers and non-villagers should be:

2

If the number of non-politician, non-lawyer villagers was 5 times the number of non-villager, non-politician lawyers, then number of such lawyers should be:

1

15

Directions for next ten questions: Choose the correct alternative.Village A has a population of 6800, which is decresing at a rate of 120 per year. Village B has a population of 4200, which is increasing at a rate of 80 per year. In how many years will the population of the two villages be equal?

9

11

13

12 only

50 only

both 12 and 50

A NGO wanted to raise money for the blind. They invited their selected donors who on paying an average of Rs. 400 make up the entire amount. If 85% of the people who have been given invited have promised to pay, but during the course of events, only 60% of the donors turn up with an average donation of Rs.500, then what should be the amount paid by the remaining 25% people so that they raise the entire amount?

Rs.300

Rs.350

Rs.400

Rs.450

A train travels 15 miles per ton of coal when it carries no cargo. When the train is filled with cargo, it travels 80% as far on a ton of coal as it does when it has no cargo. If the train is filled with cargo, how many tons of coal will the train use to travel 160 miles?

The average age of 15 students in a class is 14 years. The average age of the class decreases when two students with ages x and y, respectively, enter the class and the one with age z leaves the class.

x + y

z + 14

15×14

y – z

Calculate 13 × 4 + 76 – 19 12.

17

23

Calculate 24 × 12 – 6 + 8 80.

- 40

40

56

16

The circle in the figure below is inscribed in a square of side 8 cm. What is the area of the circle?

In how much time will a tank be filled by 3 pipes of diameters 1 cm, 2 cm, and 3 cm opened into it simultaneously, if the largest alone fills it in 42 minutes?

21 minutes

27 minutes

30 minutes

18 minutes

What is the geometric mean of 30, 15 and 60?

45

Directions for next four questions: Refer to the table below and answer the questions that follow.

Distribution of students according to their professional courses.

10%

15%

18%

27%

If 60% of boys and 70% of girls are successful in the courses taken by them, what is the combined pass percentage?

54%

58%

62%

66%

Considering all the courses by what percentage does the number of boys exceed the number of girls?

250%

280%

306%

321%

In which of the courses is the percentage of girls is highest?

Hotel Management

Business Management

Fashion Technology

Tourism

Directions for next five questions: Each question is followed by two statements.Grass seed X is blended with grass seed Y to obtain a 10 kilogram blend such that the cost of seed in the blend is $ 1.00 per kilogram. How many kilograms of grass seed X are used in the blend? I. Grass seed X cost $ 0.80 per kilogram and grass seed Y cost $ 1.40 per kilogram.II. Twice as many kilograms of seed X are used in the blend as grass seed Y.

if the question can be answered by using any of the statements alone but not by using the other statement alone.

if both statements I and II together are sufficient to answer the question, but neither statement alone is sufficient.

if each statement alone is sufficient to answer the question.

if statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is required.

The annual tax in Layton varies directly with the assessed value of the house. What is the annual tax on the house in Layton that is assessed for Rs.15000?I. The annual tax on the house in Layton assessed for Rs.12000 is Rs.600.II. Houses in Layton, on an average, are assessed at 20 percent of their market value.

What is the number of students taking history, chemistry and the number of students taking both?I. There are twice as many students taking history as taking chemistry.II. Twenty students are taking chemistry.

In the XY plane, if point (0, y) is on line , what is the value of y?I. is parallel to X-axis.II. The point (10, –3) is on line .

A photographic study is being done to determine the width of a natural lake in a state park. If similar triangles are laid out and the distances are shown behind, how many kilometers wide is the lake from point M to point N?I. X = 5 km; Y = 12 km; B = 15 km.II. The length B is three times the length X.

Directions for next four questions: Refer to the data below and answer the questions that follow.

50%

60%

If Maharaja is one of the companies included in “others” and their sales constitute 40% of “others”, how many machines of Maharaja were sold in the year 2003-2004?

30400

40200

33800

25200

If the market share of BPL was 7% in 2002 -2003 then what is the change in the number of Machines sold by BPL in the year 2002-2003 and 2003-2004?

3500 increase

3500 decrease

2000 increase

remains constant

Assuming that, Videocon has maintained its market share from 2000-2001, what is the total number of machines sold by Videocon in these four years?

594000

627000

694000

714000

Directions for next four questions: Each question is followed by two statements.Is x + y an odd integer?I. x and y are distinct prime numbers.II. xy is an even integer.

If the question can be answered by using any of the statements alone but not by using the other statement alone.

If both statements I and II together are sufficient to answer the question, but neither statement alone is sufficient.

If each statement alone is sufficient to answer the question.

If statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is required.

If each of the rates at which Ms. Jones invested money was a simple interest rate per annum, what amount of money did she invest at 6 percent?I. Ms. Jones invested a total of Rs.12000, some at 6 percent & the remainder at 9 percent. II. In a year, Ms. Jones earned Rs.270 on the money she had invested at 6 percent.

What is the value of the three digit number I I if and I denote the digits of the number?I. I I – II. I

If K is an integer, multiple of 3, what is the value of K? I. K = 2X, where X is an integerII. 8 < K < 17

Directions for next three questions: Refer to the table below and answer the questions that follow.

The Census population of a state for the month of July in year 2000, 2001 and 2002 is given in the above table.What is the percentage population of Monroe township in July 2000 as a percentage of total population in July 2000?

30%

31%

33%

29%

What was the percentage change in population of Greenwich township from July 2001 to July 2002?

40.5%

41.1%

43.7%

42.5%

If census population of state in July 2003 was 95691, then what is the percentage increase in population of state from July 2002 to July 2003?

0.1%

0.15%

0.2%

0.25%

Directions for next ten questions: Each question consists of two capitalized words that have a certain relationship to each other. Each capitalized pair is followed by four pairs of words. Choose the pair that is related to each other in the same way as the capitalized pair.BOVINE : COW

Saline : Water

Asinine : Horse

Pantomime : Play

Aquiline : Eagle

BASE : NOBLE

Boom : Slump

Admonish : Diminish

Cite : Quote

Confer : Bestow

AWNING : RAIN

Goggles : Sun

Zephyr : Breeze

Tread : Step

Thunder : Tornado

BEAVER : ARMOUR

Lapel : Jacket

Pigeon : Peace

Shade : Lamp

Ceiling : Wall

KOALA : MARSUPIAL

Salvelinus : Mammal

Bat : Pachyderm

Beaver : Rodent

Prawn : Fish

CHASSIS : SUPPORT

Anchor : Strength

Amulet : Strike

Zip : Fasten

Girdle : Truss

KITCHEN : COOK

Cabin : Peon

Library : Academician

Forest : Tribal

Quarry : Miner

LANGUAGE : COMMUNICATION

Line : Verse

Fertilization : Pollination

Tongue : Mouth

Car : Transport

CONGENITAL : ACQUIRED

Hectic : Excited

Hierarchy : Succession

Coloured : Framed

Instinct : Habit

PROPITIOUS : UNFAVOURABLE

Slumber : Sleep

Advance : Retreat

Sluggish : Slothful

Tolerable : Bearable

Directions for next five questions: Read each of the short passages and answer the question that follows.It is a common misconception that boarding schools are better for academic performance than day schools. In fact, day schools have a better pass percentage than boarding schools. This proves that the standard of academics at day schools is better than boarding schools.Which of the following if true, most forcefully supports the argument of the passage above?

Many day schools charge higher fees than boarding schools.

Day scholars have a higher success rate in competitive examinations than boarders.

Most board examination toppers are from day schools.

Day schools focus only on academics and not on extra curricular activities.

Recently after the entry of DVDs in video libraries they have cornered the entire home entertainment market. This is itself a testimony of the superiority of DVDs over CDs.Which of the following, if true would enhance the above argument?

Recent sales of DVDs have overtaken those of CDs.

DVDs are the preferred format for high resolution video as they can hold much more information than CDs.

Longer videos which required two or more CDs require only one DVD.

DVDs are much more expensive than CDs.

The technological developments of the West have been extolled as the only way to guarantee future prosperity and many Indian companies have tried to adopt these new technologies. But the after-effects of these technological innovations are far from benign. For instance, it has been observed that revolutionary new technologies such as introduction of robots in the automobile industry have not only led to wide scale unemployment but has also diminished the quality of working life in factories where robots work closely with human beings.Which of the following, if true, provides the strongest support for the author’s position?

Revolutionary technologies can help solve the unemployment problem of the country.

Robots help to relieve people of boring monotonous work.

Although effective, robots need to be ultimately supervised by human beings themselves.

Robots can do jobs that people find enjoyable.

The recent government announcement of slashing the fees of the students at IIMs has been met with much opposition by the IIMs themselves. The government claims that this would enable students from lower economic background to receive education at the premier management institutes in the country. The IIMs however claim that high tuition fees help them maintain a high standard of education in these institutes. Slashing of fees would thus affect the standard of education imparted by these institutes.Which of the following, if true, would enable IIMs to maintain a high standard of education despite slashing of their tuition fees?

The government agrees to compensate the IIMs for the shortfall in tution fees.

The government agrees to provide scholarships for students from lower socio economic strata.

IIMs should be allowed to acquire corporate sponsorship.

The government should agree not to interfere in the selection process of the IIMs.

Popular culture in India has become westernised to an extent unimaginable 20 years ago. Jughead specials have made their appearance at ice cream stalls and Californian quenchers gleam enticingly at juice marts. No idea would be more astonishing than Americans preferring to eat Kentucky Fried chicken rather than the Indian Mughlai delights. In fact the Sports Authority of India has just accepted a proposal to build the country’s first baseball stadium.Which of the following inferences is best supported by the passage?

Eating fast food has become fashionable in recent times.

The influence of western culture on Indian society has assumed unprecedented proportions in the last 20 years.

Indian culture has benefited from exposure to western ideas.

Baseball is a popular game in the USA.

Directions for next five questions: Each question consists of two capitalized words that have a certain relationship to each other. Each capitalized pair is followed by four pairs of words. Choose the pair that is related to each other in the same way as the capitalized pair.BRICKS : EDIFICE

Houses : Sheet

Yarn : Fabric

Truck : Tree

Paint : Walls

DEPOSE : ENTHRONE

Irregular : Exceptional

Dig : Trench

Frugal : Lavish

Ramble : Charge

FLOOD : SURPLUS

Rains : Summer

Thunder : Lightening

Winter : Cold

Drought : Dearth

RUIN : RESTORE

Valley : Hills

Death : Life

Sick : Cure

Caricature : Draw

VENISON : DEER

Beef : Cattle

Pork : Pig

Sheep : Mutton

Carbohydrate : Potato

Directions for next five questions: Each sentence has a blank. From the alternatives given, choose the appropriate one to fill the blank.The job wasn’t interesting, but ________ it was well paid.

on the other hand

on the contrary

in spite of this

despite

If you marry me, I’d cook you nice meals when you ______ home in the evening.

will come

would come

came

come

Our dog understands ______ everything, he is human.

nearly

approximately

almost

about

She got very angry; _____ to get out of the house.

even she told me

she told me even

she even told me

she tells me even

If I ______ longer holidays I would be perfectly happy.

would have

have

had

will have

Directions for next five questions: Refer to the passages below and answer the questions that follow.

Nervous aspects connected with hadwriting

Teaching handwriting

The problems of a left-handed child

Problems in teaching handwriting to left-handed children

The author implies that:

parents should break children of left handedness.

left-handed children need special consideration.

left-handed persons are not more brilliant than right-handed ones.

left-handed persons are less skilful than right handed ones.

According to the passage, the traditional policy in teaching handwriting has:

resulted in failure to learn and write.

aimed at mirror writing.

made many children skilful in using both hands.

resulted in unsolved problems.

If a person is skilful with both hands, he is:

prolific

ambivalent

talented

Which is the statement the author is most likely to disagree with?

Children should never be compelled to do something that does not come to them naturally.

All left-handed children stammer.

Parents and teachers traditinally haver shown antipathy to the left-handed child.

The author agrees with all of the above.

Directions for next five questions: The following sentences (A, B, C, D) are given below, which when properly arranged, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences to construct a coherent paragraph ending in the sentence numbered 5.A. Many of his fans have gone into retirement but the great do-gooder, identifiable from miles away because of his red cape and blue tights is still as pre-occupied with his derring-do as ever.B. “I teach you that the superman is something that is to be surpassed” C. Children, mostly in America, but many in other countries too, have worshipped the comic strip superhero who calls himself superman for 63 years.D. When Nietzche offered to teach the world that lesson, he had a different kind of superman in mind.5. But at the beginning of the millenium he finds himself enmeshed in a controversy.

ABDC

BDCA

BADC

BCDA

A. He was born in Bingley in Yorkshire.B. Renowned physicist Fred Hoyle was a great scientific rebel.C. Young Fred displayed an irreverent attitude right from the beginning.D. He is remembered as an iconoclast who questioned many accepted beliefs in astronomy.5. An incident from his school years illustrates this point.

DCBA

BDAC

A. That is because people are not all the same.B. So, you cannot administer one medicine for all ills.C. There are many paradigms of behaviour.D. There is no single mode of behaviour which is right.5. In effect, difference in of personality are a matter of degree.

DBCA

BCAD

A. She did not always look older but she did now.B. She had been sufficiently wrapped up in thought to forget to avoid the mirror on her way to the conference.C. Mayor Harla Branno looked distinctly older than her 62 years.D. So she became aware of the haggardness of her appearance.5. Hence, she sighed.

CBAD

CADB

CDBA

CABD

A. We are getting fewer and fewer calls per product unit sold, but each call is averaging more time.B. Electronic feedback loops will change the nature of your existing consumer support patterns.C. We have discovered that our website is handing most of the easy questions from the customers.D. Phone support now handles the most difficult calls.5. Such a trend though, may fill you with dismay.

ACBD

Directions for next five questions: Choose the word that is most nearly similar in meaning to the word in capital letters.INNATE

intolerant

inborn

imitated

SIGNALLY

actually

uniformly

differently

notably

MOTLEY

commonplace

curious

heterogeneous

scattered

PRISTINE

religious

bygone

pure

new

JUVENILE

early

youthful

criminal

Roman

Directions for next three questions: Find the next number in the series.23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, ...

53

51

47

48, 79, 118, 165, ...

172

220

412

356

1, 3.5, 8, 14.5, ...

21

25

27.5

Directions for next three questions: Refer to the data below and answer the questions that follow.Four friends Ankit, Venkat, Ramesh and Satyajit do flower farming in four cities. We have the following information:1. Ankit has a Rose farm2. Venkat stays in Pune3. the Marigold farm is in Nasik4. The tulip farm is not in Srinagar5. Ramesh stays in MysoreWhere does Satyajit have his farm?

Nasik

Srinagar

Mysore

Who has a Tulip farm?

Ramesh

Satyajit

Venkat

Ankit’s farm is in ________.

DIRECTIONS for this question: Refer to the data below and answer the question that follows.8 people, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H sit around a circular table not necessarily in the same order.1. A and G sit opposite each other2. F sits to the immediate left of A and D to the immediate right of G3. E sits 2 places to the left of D and A sits 2 places away from D4. F sits opposite H.If C and D interchange their positions, who cannot sit next to F?

A

B

D

E

Directions for next two questions: Choose the correct alternative.People from city K always tell the truth. People from city L never tell the truth. C, D and E are 3 persons, each of whom is from either city K or city L. Recently they met at a marriage in city Z, D asked C,” “Are you from city K or city L”. C replied “I am from city —————” (That is, he mentioned either city K or city L, but we are not sure which). E then joined them. D told E, “C tells me that he is from city K”. E replied, “C is not from city K, he is from city L”. How many amongst C, D and E is/are from city K?

A Cricket team has four bowlers named Saurav, Anil, Harbhajan and Manoj. These bowlers are fast, medium pacer, off spinner and leg spinner not necessarily in that order. They are working with different companies. Harbhajan is a leg spinner. Neither Manoj nor Anil is employed in Mafatlal. The fast bowler is working with SBI. Saurav works with Sahara. Anil is an off spinner. Who is working with SBI?

Saurav

Anil

Manoj

Harbhajan.

Directions for next five questions: Answer the questions based on the information given below.6 trains reach a station one after another according to the following schedule:The Mail train reaches before the Shyamli Express.The Malda Express arrives before the Gitanjali Express.The Rajdhani arrives before the Sikkim Express and Shyamli Express.In which order do the trains arrive?

Rajdhani, Malda, Gitanjali, Sikkim, Mail, Shyamli

Gitanjali, Mail, Sikkim, Malda, Rajdhani, Shyamli

Shyamli, Mail, Gitanjali, Malda, Rajdhani

Cannot be determined.

If the Mail is the second last train and Gitanjali Express is the third last to reach, then which statement is definitely not true?

The Rajdhani is first.

The Rajdhani is third.

Shyamli express is the last.

Sikkim express is second

If the Gitanjali is the last train to come in, which of the following statements is correct?

The Mail is the first.

The Malda is the first.

If the Rajdhani comes third and Mail train comes fifth, then which of the following statements is correct?

The Gitanjali Express is fourth.

The Mail is second.

The Rajdhani is second.

The Malda is first.

If the Malda Express arrives before the Sikkim Express, which of the following is true?

The Mail is second last.

The Gitanjali is second.

Which of these trains could have come first?

Rajdhani or Mail

Rajdhani, Malda or Mail

Rajdhani or Gitanjali

Rajdhani, Mail or Gitanjali

Which of the following is not matched correctly?

White Revolution – Milk

Blue Revolution – Aquaculture

Green Revolution – Foodgrains

None of the above

The Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices recommends the minimum support price:

every year

twice a year

once in 5 years

as and when required

Which company won this year’s Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for Video Conferencing services?

Reliance Webworld

VSNL

MTNL

Mahindra British Telecom

The octopus is:

an echinoderm

an arthropod

a mollusc

a hemichordate

Alexandria was founded by Alexander in:

Sparta

Athens

Troy

Egypt

A piece of matter which enters the Earth’s atmosphere from out of space is called a ______.

spaceship

comet

meteor

quasar

In 2005, the Pulitzer prize for breaking news photography was bagged by:

Associated Press

AFP

Reuters

Press Trust of India

Which Indian company is set to acquire Good Earth, a speciality tea brand in the US, for $32 million (nearly Rs 144 crore)?

Hindustan Lever

Tata Tea

Jayshree Tea

Nestle

The founder Chairman of a leading car company wrote a book named Every Street Is Paved With Gold. Name the car company he founded.

Toyota

Daewoo

GM

Ford

Which company acquired a 10% stake in Bharati Telecom in October 2005?

Nokia

Singapore Telecom

Vodafone

Dewang Mehta award for innovation in Information Technology for 2004 has been awarded to whom?

Narayana Murthy

Sugata Mitra

Azim Premji

Shiv Nadar

What is the other name for ‘Jail fever’?

Meningitis

Typhus

Scarlet fever

Yellow fever

Uruguay has been called the ___ of Latin America.

Singapore

Hong Kong

New York

Switzerland

Recently, the Indian government is working on a policy to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country’s which sector?

banking

insurance

nuclear-power

none of these

Name the Chairman and Managing Director of ONGC?

Mr. P. N Mehta

Mr. Subir Raha

Mr. M Damordaran

Mr. M. B. Lala

The Foreign trade policy is drawn up by which arm of the government?

RBI

EXIM Bank

EPB

DGFT

Agriculture, presently a State subject can be shifted to the concurrent list by an amendment made under which of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution?

Article 368

Article 356

Article 328

Article 324

Repo transactions help banks to:

have Tier II funds

borrow at bank rate

invest surplus cash

reduce volatility

Which south Indian actress died in an air crash during the 2004 Lok Sabha election campaign?

Mahalaxmi

Soundarya

Meera

Priya

What is the speed of light?

3000 kilometers per second

30,000 kilometers per second

300,000 kilometers per second

30,00,000 kilometers per second

Which of the following does NOT travel in a vacuum?

radio waves

sound waves

gamma waves/particles

magnetic waves

Currently, the Chief Minister of Chhatisgarh is:

Dr.Rajendra Singh

Dr.Raman Singh

Shri Rajiv Ranjan

Shri N.D. Tiwari

In Indirect taxes, which of the following taxes is effected on goods imported into India to offset Excise Duty charged on similar goods manufactured locally?

Special Customs Duty

Special Additional Duty

Countervailing Duty

Cenvat

Which of the following books was written by Mack McCormak?

Nightspawn

The Bloody Chamber

The Workhouse Donkey

Jyoti Randhawa’s name is associated with:

Swimming

Sailing

Rock Climbing

Golf

Which of the following Schemes has been restructured and renamed as Jawahar Gram Samriddhi Yojana (JGSY)?

JRY

IRDP

TRYSEM

MWS

The estimates of the National Incomes i.e. GDP is released by which of the following Organisations?

Ministry of Finance.

National Informatics Centre.

Central Statistical Organisation.

National Statistical Commission.

Only Parliament has the power to make laws on matters:

not included in the State list or the concurrent list.

included in the State list or the concurrent list.

included in the concurrent list.

None of the above.

The International Revolution Institute established by V.D.Savarkar was:

Sandhya

Yugantar

Abhinav Bharat

Ghadar

The metal mercury:

is the hardest known metal.

is a liquid at room temperature.

is highly radioactive.

is extensively used in aircraft construction.

Which of the following is not yet designated as an “International Airport”?

Mumbai

Bangalore

Chennai

Thiruvanthapuram

Who was cremated at Vijay Ghat in Delhi?

Jawaharlal Nehru

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Indira Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi

Slashing, hooking and boarding are terms associated with______.

Football

Skiing

Ice Hockey

Table tennis

2005 is being celebrated as the International Year of which of the following?

Physics

Chemistry

Botany

Zoology

Mohamed El Baradei who shares the Nobel prize for Peace – 2005 with the “International Atomic Energy Agency” of Vienna, Austria – of which he is “the Director General”, is from which country?

United Kingdom

Austria

Syria

As of the year 2005, the 15 year Public Provident Fund in India gives a rate of return of:

7.5%

8.5%

9.5%

10.5%

What is the name of the nuclear submarine that India recently purchased from Russia?

Brahmos

Stalin grad

Admiral Gorshkov

Leningrad

Match the following authors with their books:

1-a,2-b,3-d,4-c

1-c,2-a,3-d,4-b

1-b,2-a,3-c,4-d

1-c,2-b,3-a,4-d

Who pioneered “Expenditure Tax’ in India?

N.T.Rama Rao

T.T.Krishnamachari

Shri Nagi Reddy

Morarji Desai

A partially enclosed wide body of water created where a river meets the sea is called _____.

pond

lake

estuary

creek

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