Lecture 6

English

Directions (1-5) : In the F. to towing questions, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from er­ror, select ‘No Error’.

  1. Mathematics and Chemistry are (1)/more easier than (2)/ Physics and Biology. (3)/ No Error (4)
  2. Jaipur is (1)/ further from Pat­na (2)/ than Chandigarh. (3)/ No Error (4)
  3. Rahul was (1)/ the richest of (2)/ the two persons. (3)/ No Error (4)
  4. Ritika gave her friend (1)/ no money nor she did help her (2)/ in any way. (3)/ No Error (4)
  5. Low interest rates are tempt­ing (1)/ many customers to take (2)/ on too much debt. (3)/ NoError (4)

Directions (6-10) : In the following questions, each sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the cor­rect alternative out of the four.

6.  I bought a new TV last month, but I_____ my old TV yet, so at present I have two TVs.

(1) has not sell

(2) have not sold

(3) have sold

(4) am selling

7. Piyush plays volleyball___ an experienced person.

(1) as though

(2) as if

(3) as of

(4) as

8. One should grapple ___ all the dangers.

(1) on

(2) with

(3) off

(4) for

9. Scarcely had Ramesh gone there he met his father.

(1) then

(2) than

(3) when

(4) for

10. Mobile phones____ popular in India in the last five years.

(1) have become

(2) became

(3) are becoming

(4) are become

Directions (11-15) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word simi­lar in meaning to the word given.

11. Dishevel

(1) clutter

(2) unreal

(3) foolish

(4) adamant

12. Traitor

(1) soother

(2) turbid

(3) epicure

(4) deceiver

13. Obscure

(1) confusing

(2) appease

(3) servile

(4) obvious

14. Pathos

(1) hesitant

(2) rebuke

(3) sorrow

(4) clumsy

15. Perdurable

(1) irregular

(2) long-lasting

(3) fitful

(4) abandon

Directions (16-20) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word oppo­site .in meaning to the word given.

16. Bountiful

(1) generous

(2) meager

(3) copious

(4) teeming

17. Inertia

(1) feeble

(2) repel

(3) energy

(4) peace

18. Nuisance

(1) disperse

(2) confront

(3) bold

(4) pleasure

19. Renaissance

(1) decadence

(2) pestilence

(3) prehistory

(4) immorality

20. Hegemony

(1) renowned

(2) unpopular

(3) notorious

(4) subordination

Directions (21-25) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

21. In vogue

(1) Danger

(2) Boastful

(3) Ambitious

(4) Popular

22. In a fix

(1) Witching

(2) Making imaginary schemes

(3) In puzzling state

(4) Talk irrelevantly

23. To hammer out

(1) To raise alarm

(2) To plan

(3) To take part

(4) To be tired of

24. A mare’s nest

(1) A rumour

(2) A false praise

(3) A difficult situation

(4) A constant source of an­noyance

25. Stand for

(1.) Represent

(2) block

(3) Resist

(4). Discuss

Directions (26-30) : Im­prove, the bracketed part of each sentence.

26.It is the time the four years old (is learning) how to read and write.

(1) learn

(2) was learning

(3) has learned

(4) No improvement

27. He plays football and basket­ball (also).

(1) too

(2) although

(3) besides

(4) No improvement

28. Neha was really happy (while) I accepted her invitation for her marriage.

(1) as

(2) when

(3) then

(4) No improvement

29. Vishal (could be able to) work out these problems easily.

(1) should be able to

(2) must be able to

(3) can be able to

(4) No improvement

30. It is fifteen years since.I (have begun) living here.

(1) began

(2) begun

(3) had begun

(4) No improvement

Reasoning

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Eight members P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W of a family are sitting around a rectangular table with all of them facing towards opposite to center. Four of them are sitting at the corners while other four are sitting at the middle of the table. Each one of them talking about different topics viz. Music, Cricket, Movie, Politics, Daily life, Business, Jobs and Dance. Three married couples are there in the family.

W is the only sister-in-law of P. Q is talking about Business and she is daughter-in-law of R. P who is the father of U and uncle of V, sits to the immediate left of the person who is talking about Music. U is an immediate neighbor of her aunty W who does not sit next to S. R does not talk about Dance or Jobs. The two youngest members sit next to each other. The one who is talking about the Cricket sits between V and the one who is talking about Daily life. V sits third to the left of S. The one who is talking about Business sits between the persons who is talking about Jobs and Dance respectively. S’s husband and son sit next to her. Politics is not talk by V’s father. V does not talk about Movie or Jobs. S is the mother of only P and T, and sits second to the left of T.

  1. Which of the following statement is true regarding the family?

(a) P is the brother of W

(b) R is the father-in-law of P

(c) Q is the aunty of V

(d) U and V are married couple

(e) None of the Above

  1. Who among the following sits between Q and the one who talking about Cricket?

(a) P

(b) T

(c) S

(d) V

(e) W

  1. What is the position of the person who is talking about Politics with respect to the one who talking about Business?

(a) Third to the right

(b) Second to the left

(c) Immediate left

(d) Third to the left

(e) Fourth to the left

  1. Who among the following is talking about Movie?

(a) W

(b) U

(c) V

(d) Q

(e) T

10. Which of the following options represent a married couple?

(a) W, Q

(b) W, T

(c) W, R

(d) S, P

(e) None of the above

Mathematics

1. When an article was sold for Rs. 696/- percent profit earned was P%.. When the same article sold for Rs. 841/- percent profit earned was (P + 25%). What is the value of P ?

(1) 10%

(2) 25%

(3) 15%

(4) 20%

(5) 30%

2. A boat miming downstream covers a distance of ’30 km in ‘2 hours. While coming back the boat takes 6 hours to cover the same distance. ‘If the speed of the current ,is half that of the boat, what is the speed of that boat ? (in

(1) 15

(2) 5

(3)40

(4) 20

(5) None of these

3. The product of three consecutive even numbers is 4032. The product of the first and the third number is What is five times the second number ?

(1) 80

(2) 100

(3) 60

(4) 70                •

(5) 90

4. The sum of the ages of 4 members. of a family 5 years ago was 94. years. Today, when the daughter has been married of and replaced by a daughter-in-law, ‘the: sum of their ages is 92. Assuming that difference in the age of the daughter and the daughter-in-law ?

(1) 22 yrs

(2) 11 yrs

(3) 25 yrs

(4) 19 yrs

(5) 15 yrs

5. Akash scored 73 marks in subject A. He Scored’ 56% marks in subject B and X marks in subject C: Maximum marks in each subject were 150. The overall percentage marks obtained by Akash in all the three subjects together were 54%. How many ‘marks did he score in subject C ? –

(1) 84

(2) 86

(3) 79

(4) 73

(5) None of these

6. The area of a. square is 1444 m2. The.breadth of a rectangle is 1/4th the side of the square and the length of the rectangle is thrice the _breadth. What is the difference between the area of the square and, the area of the rectangle ?

(1) 1152.48 m

(2) 1169.33 m2

(3) 1181.21 m2

(4)1173.25 m2

(5) None of the these

Directions (5063) : What should come- in place of, the question mark (?) in the following numberseries?

7. 4, 19 49 94 154 ?

(1) 223

(2) 225

(3) 229

(4) 239

(5) None of these

8. 101 103 99 105 97 ? 95

(1) 93

(2) 104

(3) 108

(4) 107

(5) None of these

9. 3 219 344 408 ? 443 444
(1) 416

(2) 435

(3) 423

(4) 428

(5) None of these

10. 7 10 16 28  52 ? 196

(1) 100

(2) 90

(3) 160

(4) 150

(5) None of these

11. What will be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 10,000/- at the rate of 20 p.c.p.a. . in two years: if the interest is compounded half-yearly’?

(1) 4,400/-

(2) 4,6.00/-

(3)  4,641/-

(4)  4,680/-

(5) None of these

12. The income of A is 150% of the income of B and the income of C is 120% of the income of A. If the total income of A, B and C together is 86,000/-. What is C’s income ?

(1) 30,000/,

(2) 32,000/-

(3) 20,000/-

(4) 36,000/-

(5) None of these