Direction (1-5): Find the wrong number in following number series.

1.  2, 6, 12, 48, 240, 1440, 10080

(a) 12 (b) 6 (c) 2 (d) 48 (e) 240

2. 5, 9, 25, 59, 125, 225, 369

(a) 369 (b) 225 (c) 25 (d) 59 (e) 9

3. 540, 550, 575, 585, 608, 620, 645

(a) 608 (b) 550 (c) 575 (d) 645 (e) 585

4. 4, 11, 30, 67, 128, 221, 346

(a) 11 (b) 4 (c) 221 (d) 67 (e) 346

5. 189, 186, 181, 174, 165, 155, 141

(a) 189 (b) 181 (c) 165 (d) 155 (e) 141

6. Average of 10 numbers is 35. If average of first 5 numbers is 40 and average of last 3 numbers is 22, then what is the average of remaining two numbers?

(a) 36 (b) 32 (c) 40 (d) 42 (e) 44

7. Difference between downstream speed and upstream speed is 4 kmph. If speed of boat in still water is 7 times the speed of current, then what is the time taken by the boat to cover 48 km in downstream?

(a) 6 hours (b) 5 hours (c) 4 hours (d) 2 hours (e) 3 hours

8. Ratio of present age of A to B is 4 : 3. If C is 4 years younger to B and difference between present age of A and B is 4 years, then what is C’s age 10 years hence? 

(a) 12 years (b) 22 years (c) 18 years(d) 20 years (e) 24 years

9. A train X travelling at 15 m/sec crosses another train Y travelling in opposite direction at 72 kmph in 15 seconds. Find the length of train X which is twice of that of train Y?

(a) 400 m (b) 300 m (c) 350 m (d) 450 m (e) 500 m

10. Area of a rectangle is 180cm² and difference between length and breadth of rectangle is 3cm. If breadth of rectangle is equal to the side of a square, then find perimeter of square?

(a) 44 cm (b) 52 cm (c) 48 cm (d) 64 cm (e) 40 cm

11. A and B invested in the ratio of 3:2 respectively. They both invested for 6 months. If total profit is 5000 Rs., then find the profit share of B?

(a) 2000 Rs. (b) 2500 Rs. (c) 2400 Rs.(d) 3000 Rs. (e) 1500 Rs.

12. The difference between total SI earned on Rs. ‘P’ at 12% p.a for 3 years and total CI earned on same sum at 15% p.a for 2 years when compounded annually is

Rs. 375. Find P ? (in Rs.)

(a) 10000 (b) 15000 (c) 20000 (d) 5000 (e) 8000

13. Shivam alone and Deepak alone can finish a task in 6 hours and 10 hours respectively. Find the time taken by both of them together to do twice of the work?

(a) 8 hr (b) 7 hr (c) 7 hr(d) 6 hr (e) 2hr

14 . In 48 litre of water, 40 litre of juice is mixed and then 50% of the mixture is taken out and then ‘a’ litre of juice is added again then ratio of water to that of juice becomes 4:5. Find value of ‘a’?

(a) 10 litre (b) 8 litre (c) 12 litre (d) 6 litre (e) 9 litre

SYNONYMS

15. Shadow

(a) gloom (b) interference (c) refraction(d) mirage (e) reflection

16 . Put Out

(a) blow out (b) switch off (c) extinguish (d) smother (e) none of these

17. Grab

(a) obtain (b) gather (c) grasp (d) achieve (e) purchase

Direction (18-22): Read the following sentences carefully, fill in the blanks with appropriate word from the given options.

18. The owl is standing on the tree________________ at the wall

(a) barking (b) sleeping (c) dancing (d) looking (e) hawk

19. Rahul saw a monkey plucking blackberries from the tree and ___________________ them into the river 

(a) drop (b) eating (c) dropping (d) asking (e) divides 

20. Honey bees___________________ a sugary juice called nectar from the blossom by sucking it out with their tongues.

(a) collects (b) protecting (c) collect (d) washes (e) wets

21. Sunidhi has been___________________ for the government jobs for three years but could not clear any of the exams.

(a) study (b) prepare (c) prepared(d) preparing (e) successful 

22. The head of the monkey had been_________________ away with the rifle.

(a) blows (b) blown (c) blew (d) sharp (e) created 

Directions (23-26): Read each of the following four sentences to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. Choose the sentence with no grammatical error as the correct answer. If all the given sentences are grammatically incorrect, choose (e) i.e., “None of these” as an answer. If all the given sentences are grammatically correct then choose option (d) i.e., “All are correct”.

23. (a) India urgently needs more ambitious structuraland financial sector reform measures.

(b) The village was tore by rioters.

(c) The officer found thousands of polythene bags in the backyard over sweet shop.

(d) All are correct

(e) None of these

24 . (a) Royal Enfield is eyeing global markets for apparel business.

(b) The IMF in January lowered India’s economic growth estimate for the current fiscal year to 4.8 per cent.

(c) Permanent commission for women was restricted to only two departments.

(d) All are correct

(e) None of these

25. (a) I has no doubts about women officers handling responsibilities during a crisis.

(b) Soldiers respect professionalism, good leadership, irrespective of whether it is 

demonstrated by a male or female officers.

(c) There is some justification in not permitting women in combat roles at this time.

(d) All are correct

(e) None of these