Saturday, 6 May 2017


Directions (Q. Nos. 1- 4) Study the following pie chart in respect of a library to answer these questions.
Question 1: By how much percentage is the value of history books higher than that of film magazines?
(a) 172%
(b) 27.2%
(c) 272%
(d) 72%
Question 2: Which of the following statement is true?
(a) Literature, mathematics and science books comprise nearly 50% of the book section in numbers
(b) Sports, business and film books account for more than half of the magazines
(c) The value of sports magazines is higher than that of geography books
(d) None of the above


Directions (1-15): In each of the following sentences, parts of the sentence are left blank. Beneath each sentence, five different ways of completing the sentence are indicated. Choose the best alternative from among the five options.

Q1. If the more articulate members of a community formed a coherent and __________ class with a common interest, democracy would probably be __________ into the rule of that intelligent, educated __________; even as it is, the democracies of the modern world are much closer to this fate than they are to the much-canvassed __________ of mob rule.
(a) united, overthrown, minority, benefits
(b) separate, overthrown, majority, problems
(c) united, replaced, minority, dangers
(d) separate, replaced, minority, benefits
(e) united, replaced, majority, dangers

Q2. I think it is the duty of science – I do not say of every individual man of science – to study the means by which we can __________ ourselves to the new world. There are certain things that the world quite obviously needs: __________, as opposed to dogmatism in our beliefs; an expectation of co-operation, rather than __________, in social relations; a lessening of envy and collective __________. These are things which __________ could produce without much difficulty.
(a) adapt, fanaticism, competition, malice, philosophy
(b) adopt, fanaticism, affection, malice, science
(c) reorient, tentativeness, war, consciousness, science
(d) adapt, tentativeness, competition, hatred, education
(e) orient, diffidence, competition, malice, education


Direction (Quest 1 - 5) : Read the following information and answer the questions given below.

G, H, I, J, K, and L are sitting in a single row having eight seats. Three of them are facing towards north and three are facing towards south. Two seats are vacant but neither of the extreme ends is vacant.
  • No person is sitting to the right side of L. Neither G nor L is the immediate neighbor of the seats that are vacant. H is sitting third to the right of G, who is facing towards north
  • Those people who are sitting to the either side of the vacant seats are facing in opposite directions. 
  • No two consecutive seats are vacant. Neither I nor K is sitting at any of the extreme ends. Those who are sitting at the extreme ends are facing in the same direction. 
  • K is sitting third to the left of I, who is facing towards north. Only two people are sitting between the seats that are vacant and both of them face the same direction.
1. Who among the following sit at the corner?
a. L
b. G
c. H
d. I
e. K

2. Who is sitting fourth to the right of J?
A. G
B. H
C. I
D. L

3.Who is sitting third to the left of L?
a. H
b. K
c. I
d. No one
e. None of these

4. Which of the following statement regarding H is true?
a. H is facing towards south
b. Immediate seats neighboring to H are vacant
c. H is sitting second to the right of K
d. H is sitting between K and L
e. H is facing towards north.

5. How many person(s) are sitting between G and I?
a. None
b. One
c. Two
d. Three
e. None of these
    Directions (Quest 6 - 10) : Read the following information and answer the questions given below.

    7 people Rahul, Ram, Ravi, Rabi, Rubina, Ravit and Rasul live on separate floors of a 7 - floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, the first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz India, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, and Israel but not necessarily in the same order. 
    • Only three people live above the floor on which Rahul lives. Only one person lives between Rahul and the one travelling to Italy. Ravit lives immediately below the one travelling to Iceland. 
    • The one travelling to Iceland lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Italy and Iran. Rubina lives immediately above Ravi. Rubina is nottravelling to Iran. 
    • Only two people live between Ram and the one travelling to Ireland. The one travelling to Ireland lives below the floor on which Ram lives. 
    • The one travelling to India does not live immediately above or immediately below Ram. 
    • Rabi does not live immediately above or immediately below Rahul. Rasul does not travel to Iraq.
    6. Who among the following lives on floor number 3?
    a. The one travelling to Iraq 
    b. The one travelling to Ireland 
    c. Ravi
    d. Rasul
    e. Rubina

    7. Who lives on the floor immediately above Ravi?

    a. Rahul
    b. Ravit
    c. Ram
    d. Rasul
    e. None of These

    8. To which of the following cities is Rahul travelling?

    a. India
    b. Iraq
    c. Iran
    d. Iceland
    e. Italy

    9. How many people live between the floors on which Rahul and the one traveling to Iraq live?

    a. None
    b. Two
    c. One
    d. More than three
    e. Three

    10. Who lives on the floor immediately below Rubina?

    a. Rahul
    b. Ravit
    c. Ravi
    d. Rasul
    e. None of These

    Ans (1 - 5)

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    1. a     2. e     3. d     4. e     5. c

    Ans (6 -10)

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    6. a     7. e     8. d     9. b     10. c