Solved papers for Railways R.R.C. (Gorakhpur) Solved Paper Held on 1st Shift 23-11-2014

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  • question_answer1) The power sharing arrangement between the Centre and the States can be changed only if?

    A) passed by both the houses of Parliament with two-third majority and ratified by the legislatures of half of the states

    B) passed by both the houses of Parliament with simple majority and ratified by the legislatures of all the states

    C) passed by both the

    D) houses of Parliament with two-third majority passed by both the houses of Parliament with two-third majority and ratified by the legislatures of all the states

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  • question_answer2) What is Yousufjai Malala known for?

    A) She rose her voice for equal voting rights for women

    B) She started armed resistance to Taliban rule

    C) She rose her voice for women's right to education

    D) She voted against Taliban rule

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  • question_answer3) Which of the following is the final interpreter of the Constitution?

    A) Parliament

    B) Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

    C) Lok Sabha Speaker

    D) Supreme Court

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  • question_answer4) What is the name of the debit card being provided under the recently launched PMJDY?

    A) Visa

    B) Suvidha

    C) RuPay

    D) PMJDY Credit Card

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  • question_answer5) Who presented the Union Rail Budget for the year 2014-15?

    A) Arun Jaitley

    B) Manoj Sinha .

    C) Sadanand Gowda

    D) Mallikarjun Kharge

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  • question_answer6) What is the number of states in India at present?

    A) 26

    B) 27

    C) 28

    D) 29

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  • question_answer7) Where was the first Metro Rail started in India?

    A) Mumbai

    B) Kolkata

    C) Chennai

    D) New Delhi

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  • question_answer8) In which state is the hill station Nainital situated?

    A) Uttar Pradesh

    B) Himachal Pradesh

    C) Jammu and Kashmir

    D) Uttarakhand

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  • question_answer9) Why are danger signals usually red?

    A) Our eyes are more sensitive to red colour

    B) The least scattering takes place in red light

    C) Both [a] and [b]

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer10) Electric resistance is measured in?

    A) Ohm

    B) Coulomb

    C) Ampere

    D) Volt

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  • question_answer11) What will be the next number in the series 13, 21, 34, 55,......... ?

    A) 77

    B) 79

    C) 87

    D) 89

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  • question_answer12) Respiration is an?

    A) endothermic reaction

    B) exothermic reaction

    C) exothermic or endothermic depending upon the climatic conditions

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer13) If a trader goes to moon and sells goods by weighing with a beam balance ?

    A) he will make more profit than he made on earth

    B) he will make lesser profit than he made on earth

    C) he will make same profit as he made on earth

    D) depends on the article sold by him

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  • question_answer14) Which of the following has a scalar quantity?

    A) Momentum, Force, Impulse

    B) Acceleration, Force, Momentum

    C) Weight, Force, Acceleration

    D) Acceleration, Momentum, Speed

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  • question_answer15) Unit 'Hertz' is used to measure?

    A) frequency

    B) wavelength

    C) intensity of sound

    D) intensity of radiowaves

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  • question_answer16) Speed of the sound in the air depends upon?

    A) air density

    B) frequency

    C) wavelength

    D) intensity

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  • question_answer17) In which of the following regions carnivorous plants are generally found?

    A) Where the soil is deficient in potash

    B) Where the soil is deficient in phosphorus

    C) Where the soil is deficient in nitrogen

    D) Where the soil is deficient in micro-nutrients

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  • question_answer18) Which of the following is the common salt that we eat?

    A) Sodium chloride

    B) Sodium carbonate

    C) Calcium carbonate

    D) Calcium bicarbonate

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  • question_answer19) Which of the following is found in the gastric juices?

    A) Citric acid

    B) Hydrochloric acid

    C) Lactic acid

    D) Ascorbic acid

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  • question_answer20) Mushrooms eaten by human beings take their nutrition from?

    A) the soil

    B) dead and decaying matter

    C) underground water

    D) nitrogen of the air

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  • question_answer21) 'Bangar' and 'Khadar' are?

    A) two passes in Himalayas

    B) two animals found in north-eastern region of India

    C) two types of alluvial soil

    D) two animals found in the Tarai region

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  • question_answer22) Which metal is extracted from the ores magnetite and hematite?

    A) Iron

    B) Silver

    C) Copper

    D) Magnesium

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  • question_answer23) Most of the India's petroleum production comes from?

    A) Mumbai High

    B) Gujarat Coast

    C) Assam

    D) Bihar

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  • question_answer24) The fertilizer 'Urea' commonly used by the farmers mainly provides?

    A) Nitrogen

    B) Potash

    C) Phosphorus

    D) All of these

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  • question_answer25) Which of the following states does not have a common boundary with Uttar Pradesh?

    A) Punjab

    B) Haryana

    C) Uttarakhand

    D) Rajasthan

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  • question_answer26) The line of equator divides earth in two parts. What are these parts called?

    A) Northern and Southern Hemisphere

    B) Eastern and Western Hemisphere

    C) North Pole and South Pole

    D) East Pole and West Pole

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  • question_answer27) Which of the following is true about the Aravali range of mountains?

    A) It lies in the north-west of the Vindhya range

    B) It lies on the southern side of the Satpura range

    C) It lies on the eastern side of the Western Ghats

    D) It lies on the northern side of Shivaliks

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  • question_answer28) Which of the following mountain ranges is considered one of the oldest range in the world?

    A) Aravali

    B) Shivalik

    C) Himachal

    D) Himadri

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  • question_answer29) Where are the Andaman and Nicobar Islands situated?

    A) Bay of Bengal

    B) Arabian Sea

    C) Near Goa

    D) Near Lakshadweep Islands

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  • question_answer30) Which of the following places in India has mangrove forests?

    A) Sundarbans

    B) Western coast

    C) Eastern coast

    D) Terai region of Uttar Pradesh

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  • question_answer31) Which type of rocks is generally considered the hardest?

    A) Igneous

    B) Sedimentary

    C) Metamorphic

    D) One having maximum manganese content

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  • question_answer32) The intensity of the earthquakes is measured on Richter scale. The minimum and maximum values on the Richter scale are

    A) 0 and 10

    B) 0 and 5

    C) 0 and 100

    D) 0 and 32

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  • question_answer33) Which of the following is found in abundance in the volcanic ash?

    A) Nitrogen

    B) Phosphorus

    C) Potash

    D) Humus

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  • question_answer34) Which one of the following states is not a leading producer of bauxite ore?

    A) Jharkhand

    B) Odisha

    C) Chhattisgarh

    D) Haryana

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  • question_answer35) Which of the following is not a petroleum producing region?

    A) Terai region of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

    B) Digboi in Assam

    C) Bombay High in Maharashtra

    D) Krishna Godavari delta

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  • question_answer36) Where are geo-thermal power plants located in India?

    A) Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh

    B) Puga Valley in Ladakh

    C) Both [a] and [b]

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer37) The entire land mass of the earth was located at one place in the beginning. What was it called?

    A) Pangaea

    B) Angaraland

    C) Gondwanaland

    D) Netherlands

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  • question_answer38) Which of the following was a 'Silsila' of Sufi Tradition?

    A) Chisti

    B) Shah

    C) Khwaza

    D) Abbasi

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  • question_answer39) What is bhabar?

    A) A narrow belt having vegetation where the rivers emerge from the mountains

    B) A narrow belt of pebbles deposited by the rivers descending from mountains

    C) Area of submergence on either side of a river

    D) Past flowing streams coming from the mountains

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  • question_answer40) What is the correct chronological order of the instruments or materials used by the early man?

    A) Stone tools, copper tools, iron tools

    B) Stone tools, iron tools, copper tools

    C) Copper tools, stone tools, iron tools

    D) Stone tools, aluminums tools, copper tools

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  • question_answer41) In which of the following states is the Indus Valley Civilization site Dholavira situated?

    A) Gujarat

    B) Maharashtra

    C) Punjab

    D) Uttar Pradesh

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  • question_answer42) The famous place of Mahabharata fame Hastinapur is believed to be a place near?

    A) Meerut in Uttar Pradesh

    B) Kurukshetra

    C) Patna

    D) Vaishali

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  • question_answer43) The capital of Vajji Sangha was at?

    A) Vaishali

    B) Pataliputra

    C) Rajgriha

    D) Kashi

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  • question_answer44) Where is the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment situated?

    A) Gaya

    B) Samath

    C) Kapilvastu

    D) Lumbini

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  • question_answer45) Which of the following facts are correct regarding the stone inscriptions of Ashoka?

    A) Most of them were written in Prakrit language and in Brahmi script

    B) Most of them were written in Brahmi language and in Prakrit script

    C) Most of them were written in Sanskrit language and in Brahmi script

    D) Most of them were written in Sanskrit language and in Prakrit script

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  • question_answer46) For which of the following the term 'Dakshinapath' was used in the ancient India?

    A) The road leading to the South India and also the southern part of India

    B) The 'Dakshina' offered by the disciples to the Guru

    C) The roads on the southern side of the cities

    D) The road taken by disciples after completing their education

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  • question_answer47) Which of the following dynasties did not rule in South India?

    A) Satavahana

    B) Pallavas

    C) Chalukyas, Cheras

    D) All of these

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  • question_answer48) What is the Sanskrit book 'Aryabhattiyam' composed by Aryabhatta about?

    A) Astronomy and mathematics

    B) Religion and philosophy

    C) Politics

    D) Commerce

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  • question_answer49) Who was assigned the task of writing about Indian sub-continent by the famous invader Mahmud Ghazanavi?

    A) Al Beruni

    B) Babar

    C) Amir Khusro

    D) Fa Hien

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  • question_answer50) Which of the following was the capital of the Pallava kings?

    A) Vijayanagaram

    B) Kanchipuram

    C) Thanjavur

    D) Dwarika

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  • question_answer51) What were 'Tawarikhs' written during the period of Delhi Sultanate?

    A) Spiritual texts

    B) Orders of the emperor

    C) Letters written to foreign rulers

    D) Historical chronicle

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  • question_answer52) Who was Ibn Battuta?

    A) An invader from Afghanistan

    B) An invader from Persia

    C) A traveller from Iran

    D) A traveller from Africa

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  • question_answer53) Which of the following challenged and defeated Humayun?

    A) Akbar

    B) Prithvi Raj Chauhan

    C) SherShahSuri

    D) Alauddin Khiiji

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  • question_answer54) Which of the following was not a Mughal emperor'

    A) Jahangir

    B) Shah Jahan

    C) Humayun

    D) Sher ShahSuri

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  • question_answer55) What was the name of Akbar's regent when the ascended the throne?

    A) Yahiya Khan

    B) Hazarat Beg

    C) Bairam Khan

    D) Mirza Hakimi

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  • question_answer56) Whom among the following was the sor Aurangazeb?

    A) Akbar

    B) Humayun

    C) Shah Jahan

    D) Babar

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  • question_answer57) Who was a Zamindar in the Mughal system of administration?

    A) A person owning a lot of land

    B) A trader of goods

    C) A tax collection intermediary

    D) A judicial authority

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  • question_answer58) Khawaza Nizamuddin Aulia was a?

    A) Sufi saint

    B) Islamic scholar

    C) The ruler of Afghanistan

    D) The ruler of Persia

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  • question_answer59) Which of the following Sikh Gurus initiated the Khalsa Pantha?

    A) Guru Nanak

    B) Guru Teg Bahadur

    C) Guru Govind Singh

    D) Guru Arjan Singh

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  • question_answer60) Bharatnatyam is a classical dance form of?

    A) Uttar Pradesh

    B) Kerala

    C) Tamil Nadu

    D) Andhra Pradesh

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  • question_answer61) Guru Gobind Singh was the?

    A) First Guru of the Sikhs

    B) Second Guru of the Sikhs

    C) Fifth Guru of the Sikhs

    D) Tenth Guru of the Sikhs

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  • question_answer62) Who finished the building of Kutub Minar?

    A) Iltutmish

    B) Raziah

    C) Kutbudddin Aibak

    D) Ahmed Shah Abdali

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  • question_answer63) To which religion does the branch 'Digambara' belong?

    A) Jainism

    B) Buddhism

    C) Sikhism

    D) Hinduism

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  • question_answer64) Where did the East India Company begin its trade in India?

    A) Bengal

    B) Tamil Nadu

    C) Kerala

    D) Madras

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  • question_answer65) What was the reason of war between Tipu Sultan and British East India Company?

    A) Company's territorial ambitions

    B) Stoppage of Malabar coast trade with the Company

    C) Demand of share in revenue by the Company

    D) Mismanagement of Tipu Sultan's reign

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  • question_answer66) What was the 'Permanent Settlement' of land by the East India Company?

    A) The Company had to collect taxes and pay a fixed amount to the Zamindar

    B) The Company had to collect taxes and pay a fixed percentage to the Zamindar

    C) Zamindars had to collect taxes and pay a fixed amount to Company

    D) The Zamindar had to collect taxes and pay a fixed percentage to the Company

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  • question_answer67) What was the name of Uttar Pradesh under the British rule?

    A) Central Province

    B) United Provinces

    C) Northern Provinces

    D) North-East Provinces

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  • question_answer68) For what crops did the British planters coerce Indian cultivators?

    A) Hemp and indigo

    B) Hemp and opium

    C) Jute and indigo

    D) Indigo and opium

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  • question_answer69) Which of the following was an outcome of the Munda uprising?

    A) Ousting of missionaries

    B) Enactment of laws prohibiting ownership of land by outsiders

    C) Attainment of partial autonomy by the tribal chiefs

    D) Demarcation of a separate Jharkhand state

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  • question_answer70) Whom did the rebel sepoys of 1857 proclaim their leader?

    A) Nawab of Awadh

    B) Bahadur Shah Jafar

    C) Nana Saheb

    D) Rani Laxmi Bai

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  • question_answer71) Which of the following was contemporary of the 1857 revolt?

    A) French revolution

    B) Bolshevik revolution of Russia

    C) Taiping rebellion of China

    D) American revolution

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  • question_answer72) From whom did the British wrest the control of Delhi?

    A) Marathas

    B) Sikhs

    C) Mughals

    D) Jats

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  • question_answer73) What is 'malmul'?

    A) A spice

    B) A poisonous snake

    C) A variety of cloth

    D) A place in Bangladesh

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  • question_answer74) Who established the educational institution Shantiniketan?

    A) Mahatma Gandhi

    B) Abul Kalam Azad

    C) Rabindra Nath Tagore

    D) Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

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  • question_answer75) What will you get if you divide the largest value of x by the smallest in the following equation? \[{{x}^{2}}-15x-250=0\]

    A) \[-2.5\]

    B) 2.5

    C) 16.6

    D) \[\text{ }16.66\]

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  • question_answer76) Which of the following angles are supplementary angles?

    A) \[82{}^\circ \],\[98{}^\circ \]

    B) \[71{}^\circ \],\[19{}^\circ \]

    C) \[60{}^\circ \],\[30{}^\circ \]

    D) \[300{}^\circ \],\[60{}^\circ \]

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  • question_answer77) A shopkeeper erases the price tag on the articles in his shop and marks the prices by increasing them by 30%. Then he gives a discount of 25% to the customers at the time of selling?

    A) he is making a loss of 2.5%

    B) he is making a prof it of 5%

    C) he neither makes profit nor loss

    D) he is making a profit of 2.5%

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  • question_answer78) An item was sold at Rs. 13500 after making a loss of 20%. What would have been the sale price if the loss was limited to 10% only?

    A) Rs. 15187.50

    B) Rs. 14850

    C) Rs. 14580

    D) Rs. 14850.50

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  • question_answer79) A circular park has the diameter of 80 m. What will be the ratio of its area and its circumference?

    A) 20

    B) 40

    C) 3.14

    D) 6.28

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  • question_answer80) What will be the value of 3-14 radians in degrees?

    A) \[180{}^\circ \]

    B) \[90{}^\circ \]

    C) \[3.14\times 180{}^\circ \]

    D) \[3.14\times 90{}^\circ \]

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  • question_answer81) Find the square root of 1369?

    A) 33

    B) 37

    C) 43

    D) 47

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  • question_answer82) Average of 8 numbers is 24. If one of the numbers is taken out the average of the remaining 7 is 20. What is that number?

    A) 22

    B) 52

    C) 7.5

    D) 16

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  • question_answer83) Which of the following is equal to\[225\,\,m{{m}^{2}}\]?

    A) \[2250\,\,c{{m}^{2}}\]

    B) \[22.50\,\,c{{m}^{2}}\]

    C) \[2.25\,\,c{{m}^{2}}\]

    D) \[0.225\,\,c{{m}^{2}}\]

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  • question_answer84) What is the value of \[({{x}^{4}}-16)\,\,(x-2)?\]

    A) \[{{x}^{3}}+2{{x}^{2}}+4x+8\]

    B) \[{{x}^{3}}+4{{x}^{2}}+2x+8\]

    C) \[{{x}^{3}}-2{{x}^{2}}+4x-8\]

    D) \[{{x}^{3}}+4{{x}^{2}}-2x-8\]

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  • question_answer85) A hose pipe delivers water at the rate 5 L/s. How long will it take to fill a tank of 70 cm radius and 50 cm height?

    A) 15.4 seconds

    B) 154 seconds

    C) 1540 seconds

    D) 15400 seconds

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  • question_answer86) A car moves at 30 kmph for 2 hours, 40 kmph for 3 hours and 50 kmph for 5 hours. What is the average speed?

    A) 38 kmph

    B) 45 kmph

    C) 43 kmph

    D) 40 kmph

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  • question_answer87) What is the value of an exterior angle of an equilateral triangle?

    A) \[60{}^\circ \]

    B) \[120{}^\circ \]

    C) \[270{}^\circ \]

    D) \[300{}^\circ \]

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  • question_answer88) How much is 15 square km?

    A) 1500 square metre

    B) 15000 square metre

    C) 150000 square metre

    D) 15000000 square metre

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  • question_answer89) What will be the speed of car running at 20 m/s?

    A) 20 kmph

    B) 60 kmph

    C) 72 kmph

    D) 90 kmph

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  • question_answer90) What is \[12\frac{1}{2}%\,\,of\,\,128\,\,?\]

    A) \[12\,\,\frac{1}{2}\]

    B) 16

    C) 32

    D) 64

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  • question_answer91) If an apple is divided among four persons and each gets 3/20, 9/20, 6/20 and 2/10 respectively, what is the ratio of their share?

    A) 3 : 9 : 6 : 2

    B) 30 : 90 : 60 : 2

    C) 60 : 80 : 110 : 40

    D) 17/20 : 11/20 : 14/20 : 18/20

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  • question_answer92) Convert 12/16 to ratio?

    A) 4 : 3

    B) 3 : 4

    C) 4 : 8

    D) 8 : 4

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  • question_answer93) What is 7/15 of 3/14?

    A) 10

    B) 1/10

    C) 98/45

    D) 1/5

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  • question_answer94) If the cost of grass plantation is Rs. 5 per square metre, what will be the cost of planting grass in a 2 m wide strip along the boundary of a lawn 20 m long and 15m wide?

    A) Rs. 1400

    B) Rs. 780

    C) Rs. 620

    D) Rs. 1500

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  • question_answer95) What is the circumference of a circle of 10 m diameter?

    A) 3.14 m

    B) 31.4 m

    C) 15.7 m

    D) 25 m

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  • question_answer96) If the radius of a circle is reduced by 20%, what will happen to its area?

    A) Area will be reduced by 20%

    B) Area will be reduced by 64%

    C) Area will be reduced by 44%

    D) Area will be reduced by 36%

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  • question_answer97) If the area of a circle shrinks to one-fourth, how much will its radius change?

    A) One-fourth

    B) Half

    C) One-eighth

    D) One-sixteenth

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  • question_answer98) What is the sum of all whole numbers from 51 to 100?

    A) 4000

    B) 3775

    C) 3500

    D) 3475

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  • question_answer99) If three coins are thrown, what is the probability of getting all the heads?

    A) \[{1}/{2}\;\]

    B) \[{1}/{6}\;\]

    C) \[{1}/{8}\;\]

    D) \[{1}/{9}\;\]

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  • question_answer100) If the angle made by the equal arms of an isosceles triangle is 70 degrees, which of the following could be another angle of the triangle?

    A) 55

    B) 65

    C) 90

    D) 60

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