**1.What is/are present constraint/constraints in using biomass as fuel power generation?**

**2.Which of the following can lead to food security problem?**

**3.In the context of using biomass,which of the following is/are the**

**characteristic/characteristics of the sustainable production of biofuel?**

**4.With reference to the passage,following assumptions have been made:**

**5.Which among the following is the most logical and critical inference that can be**

**made from the above passage?**

**6.A class starts at 11.00 am and lasts till 2:27 pm.Four periods of equal duration**

**are held during this interval.After every period,a rest of 5 minutes is given to the**

**students.The exact duration of each period is:**

**7.Four friends A,B,C and D need to cross a bridge.A maximum of two persons can**

**cross it at a time.It is night and they just have one lamp.Persons that cross the**

**bridge must carry the lamp to find the way.A pair must walk together at the speed**

**of slower person.After crossing the bridge,the person having faster speed in the**

**pair will return with the lamp each time to accompany another person in the**

**group.Finally,the lamp has to be returned at the original place and the person**

**who returns the lamp has to cross the bridge again without lamp.To cross the**

**bridge,the time taken by them is as follows:A:1 minute,B:2 minutes,C:7 minutes**

**and D:10 minutes.What is the total minimum time required by all the friends to**

**cross the bridge?**

**8.30 g of sugar was mixed in 180ml water in a vessel A.40 g of sugar was mixed in**

**280 ml of water in vessel B and 20 g of sugar was mixed in 100 ml of water in**

**vessel C.The solution in vessel B is:**

**9.In aid of charity,every student in a class contributes as many rupees as the**

**number of students in that class with the additional contribution of Rs.2 by one**

**student only,the total collection is Rs.443.Then how many students are there in**

**the class?**

**10.Anita’s mathematics test had 70 problems carrying equal marks i.e.10**

**arithmetic,30 algebra and 30 geometry.Although she answered 70% of the**

**arithmetic,40% of the algebra and 60% of the geometry problems correctly,she**

**did not pass the test because she got less than 60% marks.The number of more**

**questions she would have to answer correctly to earn a 60% passing marks is:**

**11.In a class,there are 18 very tall boys.If these constitute three-fourths of the**

**boys and the total number of boys is two-thirds of the total number of students in**

**the class,what is the number of girls in the class?**

**12.Consider the following statements:**

**13.The monthly average salary paid to all the employees of a company was**

**Rs.5000.The monthly average salary paid to male and female employees was**

**Rs.5200 and Rs.4200 respectively.Then the percentage of males employed in the**

**company is:**

**14.Which one of the following boxes contains the golf ball?**

**15.Which of the following statements is/are correct?**

**16.The football is in the box of which colour?**

**17.Two numbers X and Y are respectively 20% and 28% less than a third number**

**Z.By what percentage is the number Y less than the number X?**

**18.A daily trains is to be introduced between station A and station B starting from**

**each end at 6 AM and the journey is to be completed in 42 hours.What is the**

**number of trains needendin order to maintain the shuttlele service?**

**19.A piece of tin is in the form of a rectangle having length 12 cm and width 8**

**cm.This is used to construct a closed cube.The side of the cube is:**

**20.In a question paper there are five questions to be attempted and answer to**

**each question has two choices-True(T)or False(F).It is given that no two**

**candidates have given the answers to the five questions in an identical**

**sequence.For this to happen the maximum number of candidates is:**

**21.Which among the following is the most logical corollary to the above passage?**

**22.What is the most logical and rational inference that can be made from the**

**above passage?**

**23.Which among the following is the most critical inference that can be made**

**from the above passage?**

**24.Which one of the following is the message that is essentially implied in the**

**above passage?**

**25.With reference to the above passage,consider the following statements:**

**26.Which among the following is the most logical and rational inference that can**

**be made from the above passage?**

**27.The statement refers to:**

_{2}emissions from soil management practices,savannah burning and deforestation,Forestry,land use,and land-use change account for another 17 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions each year,three quarters of which come from tropical deforestation.The remainder is largely from draining and burning tropical peatland.About the same amount of carbon is stored in the world’s peatlands as is stored in the Amazon rainforest.

**28.Which among the following is the most logical and rational inference that can**

**be made from the above passage?**

A.Organic farming should immediately replace mechanized and chemical dependent agricultural practices all over the world

**29.A person climbs a hill in a straight path from point’O’on the ground in the**

**direction of north-east and reaches a point’A’after traveling a distance of 5**

**km.Then,from the point’A’he moves to point ‘B’in the direction of north-west.Let**

**the distance AB be 12 km.Now,how far is the person away from the starting**

**point’O’?**

**30.**

**An agricultural field is in the form of a rectangle having length X1 meters and**

**breadth X2meters(X1 and X2 are variable).If X1+X2=40 meters,then the area of**

**the agricultural field will not exceed which one of the following values?**

**31.The sum of the ages of 5 members comprising a family,3 years ago was 80**

**years.The average age of the family,3 years ago was 80 years.The average age of**

**the family today is the same as it was 3 years ago,because of an addition of a baby**

**during the intervening period.How old is the baby?**

**32.The total emoluments of two persons are the same,but one get allowances to**

**the extent of 65% of his basic pay and the other get allowances to the extent of**

**80% of his basic pay.The ratio of the basic pay of the former to the basic pay of**

**the latter is:**

**33.A person is standing on the first step from the bottom of a ladder.If he has to**

**climb 4 more steps to reach exactly the middle step,how many steps does the**

**ladder have?**

**34.What is C’s surname?**

**35.What is the colour of the tic?**

**36.Who wore the sweater?**

**37.AB is a vertical trunk of a huge tree with A being the point where the base of**

**the trunk touches the ground.Due to a cyclone,the trunk has been broken at C**

**which is at a height of 12 meters,broken part is partially attached to the vertical**

**portion of the trunk at C.If the end of the broken part B touches the ground at D**

**which is at a distance of 5 meters from A,then the original height of the trunk is:**

**38.A person walks 12 km due north,then 15 km due cast,after that 19 km due**

**west and then 15 km due south.How far is he from the starting point?**

**39.A cube has all its faces painted with different colours.It is cut into smaller**

**cubes of equal sizes such that the side of the small cube is one-fourth the big**

**cube.The number of small cubes with only one of the sides painted is:**

**40.Ram and Shyam work on a job together for four days and complete 60% of**

**it.Ram takes leave then and Shyam works for eight more days to complete the**

**job.How long would Ram take to complete the entire job alone?**

**41.A military code writes SYSTEM as SYSMET and NEARER as AENRER.Using the**

**same code,FRACTION can be written as:**

**42.If R and S are different integers both divisible by 5,then which of the following**

**is not necessarily true?**

^{2}+S

^{2}is divisible by 5

**43.How many numbers are there between 100 and 300 which either begin with or**

**end with 2?**

**44.What is the critical message conveyed by the above passage?**

**45.Which among the following is the most logical assumption that can be made**

**from the above passage?**

**46.In the above statement,the author implies that:**

**47.Which among the following is the most logical corollary to the above passage?**

**48.According to the above passage,which of the following are the fundamental**

**solutions for the world food security problem?**

**49.According to the above passage,the biggest challenge to world agriculture is:**

**50.According to the above passage,which of the following helps/help in reducing**

**hunger and starvation in the developing economies?**

**51.The issue of worldwide supply of food has gained importance mainly because**

**of:**

**52.Four-digit numbers are to be formed using the digits 1,2,3 and 4;and none of**

**these four digits are repeated in any manner.Further,**

**53.A cylindrical overhead tank of radius 2 m and height 7 m is to be filled from an**

**underground tank of size 5.5 m x 4m x6m.How much portion of the underground**

**tank is still filled with water after filling the overhead tank completely?**

**54.In a class of 60 students,where the number of girls is twice that of**

**boys,Kamal,a boy,ranked seventeeth from the top.If there are 9 girls ahead of**

**Kamal,the number of boys in rank after him is:**

**55.A and B walk around a circular park.They start at 8 am from the same point in**

**the opposite directions.A and B walk at a speed of 2 rounds per hour and 3**

**rounds per hour respectively.How many times shall they cross each other after**

**8.00 am .And before 9.30 am?**

**56.W can do 25% of a work in 30 days.X can do ¼ of the work in 10 days,Y can do**

**40% of the work in 40 days and Z can do 1/3 of the work in 13 days.,Who will**

**complete the work first?**

**57.The average monthly income of a person in a certain family of 5 is**

**Rs.10,000.What will be the average monthly income of a person in the same**

**family if the income of one person increased by Rs.1,20,000 per year?**

**58.In a race,a competitor has to collect 6 apples which are kept in a straight line**

**on a track and a bucket is placed at the beginning of the track which is a starting**

**point.The condition is that the competitor can pick only one apple at a time,run**

**back with it and drop it in the bucket.If he has to drop all the apples in the**

**bucket,how much total distance he has to run if the bucket is 5 meters from the**

**first apple and all other apples are placed 3 meters apart?**

**59.A round archery target of diameter 1 m is marked with four scoring regions**

**from the centre outwards as red,blue,yellow and white.The radius of the red band**

**is 0.20 m.The width of all the remaining bands is equal.If archers throw arrows**

**towards the target,what is the probability that the arrows fall in the red region of**

**the archery target?**

**60.A person allows a 10% discount for cash payment from the market price of a**

**toy and still he makes a 10% gain.What is the cost price of the toy which is**

**marked Rs.770?**

**61.According to the passage,which of the following factor/factors led to the**

**adverse consequences for governance/public administration?**

**62.With reference to the passage,the following assumptions have been made:**

**63.Which one of the following is the essential message implied by this passage?**

**64.According to the passage,which one of the following is not a means of**

**enhancing internal accountability of civil services?**

**65.With reference to the passage,the following assumptions have been made:**

**66.Which of the following is the crux of this passage?**

**67.A ate grapes and pineapple;B ate grapes and oranges;C ate oranges,pineapple**

**and apple;D ate grapes,apple and pineapple.After taking fruits.B and C fell sick.In**

**the light of the above facts,it can be said that the cause of sickness was:**

**68.Consider the following statements:**

**69.A person X was driving in a place where all roads ran either north-south or**

**east-west,forming a grid,Roads are at a distance of 1 km from each other in a**

**parallel.He started at the intersection of two roads,drove 3 km north,3 km west**

**and 4 km south.Which further route could bring him back to his starting point,if**

**the same route is not repeated?**

**70.Consider the following statement:**

**“We shall go either for a picnic or for trekking”.**

**Which of the following,if true,would falsify this claim?**

**71.There were 50 faculty members comprising 30 males and the rest females.No**

**male faculty member knew music,but many of the female faculty members**

**did.The Head of the institution invited six faculty members to a tea party by draw**

**of lots.At the party it was discovered that no member knew music.The conclusion**

**is that:**

**72.Five people A,B,C,D and E are seated about a round table.Every chair is spaced**

**equidistant from adjacent chairs.**

**(i)C is seated next to A**

**(ii)A is seated two seats from D**

**(iii)B is not seated next to A**

**On the basis of above information,which of the following must be true?**

**73.There are five hobby clubs in a college-photography,yachting,chess,electronics**

**and gardening.The gardening group meets every second day,the electronics group**

**meets every third day,the chess group meets every fourth day,the yachting group**

**meets every fifth day and the photography group meets every sixth day.How**

**many times do all the five groups meet on the same day within 180 days?**

**74.There are some nectar-filled flowers on a tree and some bees are hovering on**

**it.If one bee lands on each flower,one bee will be left out.If two bees land on each**

**flower,one flower will be left out.The number of flowers and bees respectively**

**are:**

**75.Who is the doctor?**

**76.Who is the artist?**

**77.Who is the spouse of R?**

**78.Who is the lawyer?**

**79.Who of the following is definitely a man?**

**80.There is an order of 19000 quantity of a particular product from a**

**customer.The firm produces 1000 quantity of that product per day out of which**

**5% are unfit for sale.In how many days will the order be completed?**

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