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  • question_answer1) The Head of the University of Nalanda was the great Bengali scholar?

    A) Basubandhu

    B) Nagarjuna

    C) Shreejnan Atisha

    D) Sheelabhadra

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  • question_answer2) The Forward Bloc was formed by?

    A) P.C. Joshi

    B) Acharya Narendra Dev

    C) B.R. Ambedkar

    D) Subhas Chandra Bose

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  • question_answer3) During the British rule, first partition of Bengal was done in?

    A) 1885

    B) 1903

    C) 1905

    D) 1908

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  • question_answer4) Jupiter is larger than the earth by about?

    A) 5 times

    B) 11 times

    C) 20 times

    D) 50 times

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  • question_answer5) Who was the First President of the United States of America?

    A) George Washington

    B) Abraham Lincoln

    C) J.F. Kennedy

    D) Roosevelt

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  • question_answer6) In Bengal, the headquarters of East India Company were located at?

    A) Fort St. David

    B) Fort William

    C) Fort St. George

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer7) The correct nomenclature of India according to the Preamble is?

    A) Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic

    B) Sovereign, Democratic Republic

    C) Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic

    D) Sovereign, Secular, Socialist Democracy

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  • question_answer8) Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right?

    A) Right to Equality

    B) Right against Exploitation

    C) Right to Property

    D) Right to Freedom of Religion

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  • question_answer9) The first woman film star nominated/elected to the Rajya Sabha was?

    A) Nargis Dutt

    B) Vyjayanthimala

    C) HemaMalini

    D) Jayalalitha

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  • question_answer10) The maximum number of Anglo Indians who can be nominated to the Lok Sabha are?

    A) 3

    B) 2

    C) 5

    D) 4

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  • question_answer11) One-rupee currency notes bear the signature of?

    A) Prime Minister of India

    B) President of India

    C) Finance Minister of India

    D) Finance Secretary of India

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  • question_answer12) Inflation implies?

    A) rise in budget deficit

    B) rise in money supply

    C) rise in general price index

    D) rise in prices of consumer goods

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  • question_answer13) The time required by moonlight to reach the earth is?

    A) 1 second

    B) 1-3 second

    C) 2 second

    D) 2-3 second

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  • question_answer14) The outermost layer of Sun is called?

    A) Lithosphere

    B) Photosphere

    C) Chromosphere

    D) Corona

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  • question_answer15) Tides are the highest?

    A) when the earth is nearest to the sun

    B) when the earth is nearest to the moon

    C) in the spring

    D) when the Sun, Moon and Earth are in line

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  • question_answer16) 1, 9. 25, 49.?, 121

    A) 64

    B) 81

    C) 91

    D) 100

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  • question_answer17) The longest cantilever bridge in the world is in

    A) U.S.A.

    B) Japan

    C) Germany

    D) India

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  • question_answer18) ?Bhaiya Duj' is popularly known as ......... in West Bengal.

    A) Bhaiya Duj

    B) Bhai Sasti

    C) Bhai Phota

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer19) Who has written the book 'NAUKA DUBI'?

    A) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

    B) Munshi Prem Chand

    C) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

    D) Rabindra Nath Tagore

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  • question_answer20) If in a year, 25th August is a Thursday, how many Mondays are there in that month?

    A) 3

    B) 4

    C) 5

    D) 6

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  • question_answer21) The Electric Lamp was discovered by?

    A) Ford

    B) Marconi

    C) Edison

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer22) The scientific study of ageing is known as?

    A) Etiology

    B) Gerontology

    C) Osteology

    D) Teratology

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  • question_answer23) The colour of an opaque object is due to the colour it?

    A) absorbs

    B) reflects

    C) refracts

    D) scatters

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  • question_answer24) When ice melts into water, its?

    A) volume increases

    B) mass increases

    C) volume decreases

    D) mass decreases

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  • question_answer25) A piece of wood is floating in water. If we heat th water, the piece of wood will?

    A) increase in size

    B) rise a little

    C) float at the same level

    D) sink a little

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  • question_answer26) If a body sitting in a railway train, moving at constant velocity, throws a ball straight up into the air?

    A) the ball will fall in front of him

    B) the ball will fall behind him

    C) the ball will fall into his hand

    D) the ball will not return downwards

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  • question_answer27) The tube light is felt cooler than the light from a bulb of the same wattage because the?

    A) tube is fixed at a greater height than the bulb

    B) surface area of a tube is larger than that of a bulb

    C) tungsten is not used in the tube

    D) tube consumes less power

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  • question_answer28) The ink from the fountain pen spills when the pen is carried in an aeroplane, because?

    A) the atmospheric pressure keeps changing rapidly

    B) the atmospheric pressure is more than at the sea level

    C) the atmospheric pressure is less than at the sea level

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer29) The Great Bath of the Indus Valley Civilization was discovered in?

    A) Harappa

    B) Lothal

    C) Mohenjodaro

    D) Ropar

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  • question_answer30) Which one of the following contains the Gayatri Mantra?

    A) Rig Veda

    B) Yajur Veda

    C) Upanishad

    D) Sama Veda

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  • question_answer31) Dhanvantri, a renowned physician of ancient India, adorned the court of?

    A) Samudragupta

    B) Ashoka

    C) Chandragupta Vikramaditya

    D) Kanishka

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  • question_answer32) Who among the following Introduced the famous Persian Festival of Nauroj in India?

    A) Balban

    B) Fu-uz Tughlaq

    C) Iltutmish

    D) Alauddin Khiiji

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  • question_answer33) "Let no man ask a man's sect or caste." Whose dictum was this?

    A) Kabir

    B) Ramananda

    C) Ramanuja

    D) Chaitanya

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  • question_answer34) The birthplace of Swami Vivekananda is in which of the following cities?

    A) Cuttack

    B) Balasore

    C) Calcutta

    D) Kushinagar

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  • question_answer35) The Sikh Khalsa was founded by?

    A) Guru teg bahadur

    B) Guru nanak

    C) Guru Gobind Singh

    D) Guru Hargobind

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  • question_answer36) The bone of contention between the Shah of Persia and the Mughals was the control of?

    A) Kabul

    B) Kandhar

    C) Ghazni

    D) Kunduz

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  • question_answer37) The Dutch first established their hold in India in 1605 at?

    A) Goa

    B) Surat

    C) Gujarat

    D) Masulipatnam

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  • question_answer38) Srirangapattam is associated with?

    A) Tipu Sultan

    B) Hyder Ali

    C) Aurangzeb

    D) Ahmed Shah Abdali

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  • question_answer39) Which sufi saint's dargah is at Ajmer?

    A) Salim Chishti

    B) Muinuddin Chishti

    C) Baba Farid

    D) Hazrat Nizamuddin

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  • question_answer40) Who built Char Minar?

    A) Ibrahim Qutb Shah

    B) QuIiQutbShah

    C) Ali Adil Shah

    D) Ibrahim Adil Shah

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  • question_answer41) The river known as 'Bengal's sorrow' is?

    A) Damoder

    B) Hooghly

    C) Katiganga

    D) Bramhaputra

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  • question_answer42) Alexander fought against Poms on the banks of the river?

    A) Indus

    B) Jhelum

    C) Chenab

    D) Ravi

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  • question_answer43) The first session of the Indian National Congress was held under the presidentship of?

    A) W.C. Banerjee

    B) A.O. Hume

    C) B. Malabari

    D) Badruddin Tyabji

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  • question_answer44) The Delhi Sultanate virtually ended due to the invasion of?

    A) Chenghiz Khan

    B) Babur

    C) Nadir Shah

    D) Timur

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  • question_answer45) Who among the following is credited with the invention of Algebra?

    A) Aryabhatta

    B) Bhaskara

    C) Apastamba

    D) Medhatithi

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  • question_answer46) The most famous city for production of cotton cloth during the period of visit of 'Hiuen Tsang' was?

    A) Ujjain

    B) Pataliputra

    C) Mathura

    D) Banaras

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  • question_answer47) William Hawkins visited the Mughal court to secure a right to trade in Mughal ports during the reign of-

    A) Akbar

    B) Jahangir

    C) Shah Jahan

    D) Aurangzeb

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  • question_answer48) The number of Puranas is?

    A) 16

    B) 18

    C) 19

    D) 12

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  • question_answer49) The slogan 'Inquflab Zindabad' was first raised by-

    A) Lokmanya Tilak

    B) Veer Savarkar

    C) Chandrashekhar Azad

    D) BhagatSingh

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  • question_answer50) The leader of the Young Bengal Movement was?

    A) Dwarkanath Tagore

    B) Chandrashekhar Deb

    C) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    D) Henry Vivian Derozio

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  • question_answer51) Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case?

    A) S.N. Banerjee

    B) Bipin Chandra Pal

    C) JatinDas

    D) Aurobindo Ghosh

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  • question_answer52) The year 1943 is important because?

    A) Dandi March was organized by Gandhiji

    B) World War II ended

    C) Azad Hind Fauj was formed

    D) Quit India Resolution was passed

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  • question_answer53) Indian sepoys in the Bengal army revolted because?

    A) The British officers ill-treated them

    B) The British tried to make them use the greased cartridges

    C) The British discontinued the payment of field allowance

    D) The British passed the General Service Enlistment Act

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  • question_answer54) Before Delhi, where was the capital of India during the British India?

    A) Lucknow

    B) Bombay

    C) Calcutta

    D) Patna

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  • question_answer55) Who was known as the Father of Bengali prose?

    A) Dwarkanath Tagore

    B) Chandrashekhar Deb

    C) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    D) Henry Vivian Derozio

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  • question_answer56) "Give me blood, I will give you freedom." Words are attributed to?

    A) Khudiram Bose

    B) Bhagat Singh

    C) Subhas Chandra Bose

    D) Veer Savarkar

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  • question_answer57) What will be the value of?

    A) 1

    B) 0

    C) Infinite

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer58) What was the name of the train which mowed down the 37 passengers in Bihar on 19th August, 2013?

    A) Rajdhani Express

    B) Rajya Rani Express

    C) Jan Seva Express

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer59) Mrs. Indira Gandhi first became?

    A) Defence Minister of India

    B) Foreign Minister of India

    C) Information and Broadcasting Minister of India

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer60) The name of eldest son of Mahatma Gandhi was?

    A) Ram Lal

    B) Hari Lal

    C) Hari Das

    D) Mani Lal

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  • question_answer61) A can run 1 km in 4 min 54 sec and B in 5 min. How many metres' start can A give B in a km race, so that the race may end in a dead heat?

    A) 16 m

    B) 18 m

    C) 20 m

    D) 14.5 m

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  • question_answer62) Washing soda is the common name for?

    A) Calcium carbonate

    B) Calcium bicarbonate

    C) Sodium carbonate

    D) Sodium bicarbonate

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  • question_answer63) Amalgams are?

    A) alloys which contain carbon

    B) alloys which have great resistance to abrasion

    C) alloys which contain mercury as one of the contents

    D) highly coloured alloys

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  • question_answer64) The main important feature of neutron bomb is that when it is dropped on a city, it would damage?

    A) both the living oranisms and buildings

    B) the buildings but not the living organisms

    C) the living organisms but spare buildings

    D) None of the above

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  • question_answer65) In which of the following processes light energy is converted into chemical energy?

    A) Respiration

    B) Fermentation

    C) Photosynthesis

    D) Photorespiration

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  • question_answer66) A chronometer measures?

    A) sound waves

    B) time

    C) water waves

    D) colour contrast

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  • question_answer67) Nautical mile is a unit of distance used in?

    A) astronomy

    B) navigation

    C) road mile

    D) measuring the boundaries of a nation

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  • question_answer68) Very small time intervals are accurately measured by the?

    A) Pulsars

    B) Quartz clocks

    C) Atomic clocks

    D) White dwarfs

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  • question_answer69) The principle of working of periscope is based on?

    A) reflection only

    B) refraction only

    C) reflection and refraction

    D) reflection and interference

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  • question_answer70) Hardware is related to?

    A) calculator

    B) computers

    C) acids

    D) heavy metals

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  • question_answer71) The spring balance works on the principle of?

    A) Boyle's law

    B) Hooke'slaw

    C) Bernoulli's principle

    D) Pascal's law

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  • question_answer72) Which of the following statements is correct?

    A) Dynamo converts electrical energy into mechanical energy and electric motor converts mechanical energy into electrical energy

    B) Dynamo converts mechanical energy into electrical energy and electric motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy

    C) Both dynamo and electric motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy

    D) Both dynamo and electric motor converts mechanical energy into electrical energy

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  • question_answer73) Which of the following works on Bernoulli's principle?

    A) Gas lighter

    B) Gas stove

    C) Bunsen burner

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer74) Recoil of a gun is an example of?

    A) conservation of mass

    B) conservation of energy

    C) conversion of P.E. into K.E.

    D) conservation of linear momentum

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  • question_answer75) Wisdom teeth normally grow during the age of?

    A) 12 ? 15 years

    B) 17 ? 30 years

    C) 34 ? 40 years

    D) 40 ? 45 years

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  • question_answer76) A person will have brown eyes, blue eyes or black eyes depending upon the particular pigment present in the?

    A) Pupil

    B) Cornea

    C) Iris

    D) Choroid

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  • question_answer77) A person with AB blood group is sometimes called a universal recipient because of the?

    A) presence of antibodies in his blood

    B) lack of antibodies in his blood

    C) lack of antigen in his blood

    D) lack of both antigens and antibodies in his blood

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  • question_answer78) The largest gland in the human body is?

    A) heart

    B) liver

    C) kidney

    D) brain

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  • question_answer79) The maximum temperature the human skin can tolerate without getting blisters is?

    A) \[40{}^\circ C\]

    B) \[60{}^\circ C\]

    C) \[80{}^\circ C\]

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer80) An ant can see the objects all around it due to the presence of?

    A) simple eyes

    B) eyes over the head

    C) well developed eyes

    D) compound eyes

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  • question_answer81) Three big drums contain 36 litres, 45 litres and 72 litres of oil. What biggest measure can measure all the different quantities exactly?

    A) 3 litres

    B) 6 litres

    C) 9 litres

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer82) The L.C.M. of two numbers is 12 times their H.C.F. The sum of H.C.F. and L.C.M. is 403. If one number is 93, then the other is?

    A) 128

    B) 124

    C) 134

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer83) \[\frac{6.5\times 4.7+6.5\times 5.3}{1.3\times 7.9-1.3\times 6.9}=?\]

    A) 3.9

    B) 39

    C) 34.45

    D) 50

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  • question_answer84) While solving a problem, Samidha squared a number and then subtracted 25 from it rather than the required, i.e., first substracting 25 from the number and then squaring it. But she got the right answer. What was the given number?

    A) 13

    B) 38

    C) 48

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer85) A two-digit number is three times the sum of its digits. If 45 is added to the number, its digits are interchanged. The sum of the digits of the number is?

    A) 5

    B) 7

    C) 9

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer86) 15 years hence, a man will be just 4 times as old as he was 15 years ago, his present age is?

    A) 10 years

    B) 25 years

    C) 20 years

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer87) The value of a plant depreciates by 10% annually. If the present value of the plant is Rs. 1, 00,000, then what will be its value after 2 years?

    A) Rs. 8,000

    B) Rs. 10,000

    C) Rs. 18,000

    D) Rs. 8, 000

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  • question_answer88) By selling 100 pencils, a shopkeeper gains the selling price of 20 pencils. His gain per cent is?

    A) 25%

    B) 20%

    C) 15%

    D) 12%

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  • question_answer89) In a barrack of soldiers there was stock of food for 190 days for 4000 soldiers. After 30 days, 800 soldiers left the barrack. For how many days shall the left over food last for the remaining soldiers?

    A) 175 days

    B) 200 days

    C) 225 days

    D) 250 days

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  • question_answer90) A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 8% profit is ?

    A) 400 kg

    B) 560 kg

    C) 600 kg

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer91) The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a sum for 2 years at 8% p.a. is Rs. 768. The sum is?

    A) Rs. 1, 00,000

    B) Rs. 1.10,000

    C) Rs. 1, 20,000

    D) Rs. 1, 70,000

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  • question_answer92) A hall 20 m long and 15 m broad is surrounded by a verandah of uniform width of 2-5 m. The cost of flooring the verandah at Rs. 17-50 per sq. metre is?

    A) Rs. 2,500

    B) Rs. 3,000

    C) Rs. 73,500

    D) Rs. 4,000

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  • question_answer93) If the side of a square is increased by 25%, then its area is increased by?

    A) 25%

    B) 40-5%

    C) 55%

    D) 56-25%

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  • question_answer94) A maximum of how many equal pieces of 12-6 cm can be cut from a 857 cm long rod?

    A) 58

    B) ?1

    C) 68

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer95) The average of 6 numbers is 30. If the average of first four is 25 and that of last is 35, the fourth number is?

    A) 25

    B) 30

    C) 35

    D) None of these

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  • question_answer96) X is 36 years old and Y is 16 years. In how many years will X be twice as old as Y?

    A) 1 year

    B) 2 years

    C) 3 years

    D) 4 years

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  • question_answer97) (50+50% of 50) = ?

    A) 50

    B) 75

    C) 100

    D) 150

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  • question_answer98) If the price of eraser is reduced by 25%, a person can buy 2 more erasers for a rupee. How many erasers are available for a rupee?

    A) 8

    B) 6

    C) 4

    D) 2

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  • question_answer99) What must be substracted from each one of 21, 38, 55, 106, so that the remainders are proportional?

    A) 2

    B) 4

    C) 6

    D) 8

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  • question_answer100) How much simple interest will Rs. 2,000 earn in 18 months at 6% per annum?

    A) Rs. 120

    B) Rs. 180

    C) Rs. 216

    D) Rs. 240

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