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Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in circular arrangements. E is fourth to the right of B. A is to the third right of E. D is between A and F. C is fourth to the left of A. H is between G and C.

1. Who is seated immediately next to A ?





In a certain language "Delhi is Capital" is written as "fa mo ki", "Write in capital" is written as "ki cho mun" and "Write in Delhi" is written as "cho fa mun"

2. How will the word "Capital" is written as ?





3. Find the average of the first 27 natural numbers



Explanation:

Solution is
Average of n natural numbers =( n + 1 ) / 2
Average of 27 natural numbers = ( 27 + 1 ) / 2
= 28 / 2
= 14
Answer is14


4. Two liquids A and B are mixed together in the ratio 2 : 3. The average cost of liquid B is Rs 30 per liter and the average cost of the mixture is Rs. 25 per liter, then find the average cost of liquid A per liter.



Explanation:

Solution is
Given liquids A and B = 2 : 3
Average cost of mixture = Rs. 25 / liter
Average cost of liquid B = Rs. 30 / liter
Let Average cost of liquid A = x per liter

According to the alligation equation,
( 30 - 25 ) / ( 25 - x ) = 2 / 3
=> 5 / ( 25 - x ) = 2 / 3
=> 5 x 3 / 2 = ( 25 - x )
=> 15 / 2 = 25 - x
=> 7.5 = 25 - x
=> x = 25 - 7.5
x = 17.5
So, Average cost of liquid A =17.5 per liter


5. Statements: Modern man influences his destiny by the choice he makes unlike in the past.

Conclusion I : Earlier there were fewer options available to man.

Conclusion II : There was no desire in the past to influence the destiny.



Explanation:

Solution is :
Clearly, I directly follows from the statement while II cannot be deduced from it.


6. Find the value of 0.37x0.37 + 1.63x1.63 + 2x0.6031 = ?



Explanation:

Solution is
Given 0.37x0.37 + 1.63x1.63 + 2x0.6031
Formula reference : a2 + b2 + 2 x a x b = ( a + b )2
= (0.37)2+(1.63)2+2 x (0.37) x (1.63)
= (0.37 + 1.63)2
= ( 2 )2
= 4
Answer is 4


7. Portion of an auto insurance policy that protects a policyholder from uninsured and hit-and-run drivers is known as _______



Explanation:

Uninsured motorist coverage is designed to provide the injured party with compensation above what is allotted by the at-fault party?s policy.


Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them.

The European Union’s Ambassador to New Delhi, Joao Cravinho, last week expressed keenness to pursue the India-EU Free Trade Agreement talks. The desire is mutual. Despite the vigorous pace that the Narendra Modi government has marked in the matter of foreign relations in general, this process has remained in suspended animation for two years now. Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman had assured the Ambassador in March of India’s willingness to resume talks. As Mr. Cravinho mentioned, the meeting of the OECD countries scheduled for June offers an opportunity for both sides to draw up a road map. The EU identified India as a ‘strategic partner’ in 2004. A Joint Action Plan was signed in 2005 and negotiations on the proposed Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) were launched in June 2007. Eight years down the line, some contentious issues still remain. In the backdrop of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to France and Germany in April came the cancellation of the India-EU summit, apparently for “logistical” reasons. Issues such as the EU ban on import of mangoes from India announced in May 2014, and the legal proceedings in India involving the Italian Marines, are also factors that have left the relationship strained.

The EU is one of India’s largest trading partners and a major source of FDI. The value of EU-India trade grew from €28.6 billion in 2003 to €72.5 billion in 2014, while trade in commercial services rose from €5.2 billion in 2002 to €23.7 billion in 2013. India has concluded agreements with ASEAN, Japan, Singapore and Korea. With the EU the scale of the deal is more ambitious, and consequently the disagreements. For instance, the EU is unhappy with India’s protectionism in the automobile sector, and wants steep cuts in duties, and tariff cuts in things such as wine, spirits and dairy products. But tariff cuts in the agricultural sector would mean Europe’s heavily subsidised agro industry will dump its surplus here, hitting Indian farmers. India’s generic drug market also raises intellectual property concerns for European pharmaceutical corporations. India, on the other hand, is unhappy with the EU not recognising it as a “data secure nation”, and with what the EU has to offer in the area of IT/BPO/KPO services (Mode 1) and the movement of skilled professionals (Mode 4). But the EU is no doubt keen on partnering with India in programmes such as Make in India, Swachh Bharat and Smart City projects. Another criticism levelled against the FTA talks has been over lack of transparency and inadequate consultations with civil society participants. These concerns will also have to be remedied in future rounds of dialogue. It is to be hoped that the whole process would now gain momentum and lead to a negotiated deal.


8. What is the synonym of the word “inadequate”?





9. Computers use the ____language to process data.





10. Find the value of 0.02x0.02 + 1.22x1.22 - 2x0.0244 = ?



Explanation:

Solution is
Formula reference : a2 + b2 - 2 x a x b = ( a - b )2

= 0.02x0.02 + 1.22x1.22 - 2 x 0.0244
= (0.02)2+(1.22)2 - 2 x (0.02) x (1.22)
= (1.22 - 0.02)2
= (1.2)2
=1.44
Answer is 1.44


11. Which of these programs will you choose to write a letter to the head of an institution?





12. Which one of the following is not a DOS prompt ?





13. What can you conclude from the given statement :
All pens are books



Explanation:

Solution is:

The possible conclusions of the given statement are
  • All pens are books
  • Some pens are books
  • Some books are pens
So option D is the answer


P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting round the circle and are facing the centre:
P is second to the right of T who is the neighbour of R and V.
S is not the neighbour of P.
V is the neighbour of U.
Q is not between S and W. W is not between U and S.
U is the right of S.

14. By counting clockwise how many people are seated between W and R?



Explanation:

Solution is :
By counting clockwise , no.of people seated betweenW and R is 2


15. _______ is a coverage for the policyholder's own property or person.



Explanation:

First Party insurance coverage insures against loss or damage sustained by the insured (person for whom the policy is written to protect and/or person or business entity who purchases the insurance).


Six friends P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting around the hexagonal table each at one corner and are facing the centre of the hexagonal. P is second to the left of U. Q is neighbour of R and S. T is second to the left of S.

16. Which of the following are the neighbours of P ?



Explanation:

Solution is
Neighbours of P areR and T


17. Find the curved surface area of a cylinder of length 7 m and a base of radius 3 meter



Explanation:

Let r and h be the radius and height of the cylinder respectively. r = 3 and h = 7 Curved Surface area , CSA = 2 x pi x r x h CSA = 2 x (22/7) x 3 x 7 = 132 sq m


18. Computers gather data, which means that they allow users to ________ data.





19. Features of windows XP professional includes __________ ?





Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in circular arrangements. E is fourth to the right of B. A is to the third right of E. D is between A and F. C is fourth to the left of A. H is between G and C.

20. Who is seated in fourth right to C?





21. If '/' means 'x' ,'x' means '-' and '-' means /, find the value of 16 x3 + 5 -2/ 4.



Explanation:

16 x 3 + 5 -2 ÷ 4 = ? <---- original sequence => ? = 16 + 3 - 5 ÷2* 4 <----using correct symbol => =16 + 3 - 5/2 * 4 = 19 -10 = 9


22. Statements: Water supply in wards A and B of the city will be affected by about 50% on Friday because repairing work of the main lines is to be carried out.

Conclusion I : The residents in these wards should economise on water on Friday.

Conclusion II : The residents in these wards should store some water on the previous day.



Explanation:

Solution is
  • Clearly, the information has been given beforehand so that the residents can collect water on the previous day and use less water on Friday.
  • So, both I and II follow.


Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them.

The European Union’s Ambassador to New Delhi, Joao Cravinho, last week expressed keenness to pursue the India-EU Free Trade Agreement talks. The desire is mutual. Despite the vigorous pace that the Narendra Modi government has marked in the matter of foreign relations in general, this process has remained in suspended animation for two years now. Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman had assured the Ambassador in March of India’s willingness to resume talks. As Mr. Cravinho mentioned, the meeting of the OECD countries scheduled for June offers an opportunity for both sides to draw up a road map. The EU identified India as a ‘strategic partner’ in 2004. A Joint Action Plan was signed in 2005 and negotiations on the proposed Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) were launched in June 2007. Eight years down the line, some contentious issues still remain. In the backdrop of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to France and Germany in April came the cancellation of the India-EU summit, apparently for “logistical” reasons. Issues such as the EU ban on import of mangoes from India announced in May 2014, and the legal proceedings in India involving the Italian Marines, are also factors that have left the relationship strained.

The EU is one of India’s largest trading partners and a major source of FDI. The value of EU-India trade grew from €28.6 billion in 2003 to €72.5 billion in 2014, while trade in commercial services rose from €5.2 billion in 2002 to €23.7 billion in 2013. India has concluded agreements with ASEAN, Japan, Singapore and Korea. With the EU the scale of the deal is more ambitious, and consequently the disagreements. For instance, the EU is unhappy with India’s protectionism in the automobile sector, and wants steep cuts in duties, and tariff cuts in things such as wine, spirits and dairy products. But tariff cuts in the agricultural sector would mean Europe’s heavily subsidised agro industry will dump its surplus here, hitting Indian farmers. India’s generic drug market also raises intellectual property concerns for European pharmaceutical corporations. India, on the other hand, is unhappy with the EU not recognising it as a “data secure nation”, and with what the EU has to offer in the area of IT/BPO/KPO services (Mode 1) and the movement of skilled professionals (Mode 4). But the EU is no doubt keen on partnering with India in programmes such as Make in India, Swachh Bharat and Smart City projects. Another criticism levelled against the FTA talks has been over lack of transparency and inadequate consultations with civil society participants. These concerns will also have to be remedied in future rounds of dialogue. It is to be hoped that the whole process would now gain momentum and lead to a negotiated deal.


23. What does the author mean by the phrase “India’s protectionism in the automobile sector”?





24. Numbers in table columns are usually ____________





25. If Black means yellow, Yellow means white and White means Red, What is the color of Milk?



Explanation:

Solution is
Milk is white in color.
White means Red
So, color of milk is red
Answer isred


26. White : Peace : : Red: ?



Explanation:

White, Symbol of peace. Red is symbol of War/Violence


27. Statements: In a one day cricket match, the total runs made by a team were 200. Out of these 160 runs were made by spinners.

Conclusions I : 80% of the team consists of spinners.

Conclusion II : The opening batsmen were spinners.



Explanation:

Solution is
  • According to the statement, 80% of the total runs were made by spinners.
  • So, I does not follow. Nothing about the opening batsmen is mentioned in the statement.
  • So, II also does not follow.


28. Which of the following refers to the memory in your computer?





29. Approximation 69.99 % of 1549.99 + 47.99 % of 1200.01 = ?



Explanation:

Solution is:
70 % of 1550 => 70 * ( 1550 / 100 ) = 1085
48 % of 1200 => 48 * ( 1200 / 100 ) = 576
Adding these two values then
we get,1085 + 576 = 1661
Ans is 1661


30. Area of the base of a cuboid 9 sq m, area of side face and other side face are 16 sq m and 25 sq m respectively. Find the volume of the cuboid



Explanation:

Solution is :
Let l, b and h be the length, breadth and height of the cuboid respectively.
Given , Area of the base of cuboid = 9 sq.cm
=> l x b = 9
Given , Area of side face of cuboid = 16 m2
=> b x h = 16
Given , Area of other side face of cuboid = 25 m2
=> h x l = 25

Volume of cuboid =l x b x h cu.unit
On multipliying equations
We get lxb x bxh x lxh= 9 x 16 x 25
=> l2 x b2 x h2= 9 x 16 x 25
=> (l x b x h )2 =9 x 16 x 25
=> l x b x h =sqrt{9 x 16 x 25}
= 3 x 4 x 5
= 60
Volume of cuboid = l x b x h = 60 m3




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