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1. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Select the one which is different from the other three responses Kilometre Kilogram Furlong Yard

2. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Select the one which is different from the other three responses Onion Tomato Potato Carrot

3. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Select the one which is different from the other three responses 221 546 673 286

4. (a) (b) (c) (d)

If 1st October is Sunday then 1st November will be Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday

5. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Successive discounts of 10% and 20% is equivalent to a single discount of 28% 26% 24% 72%

6. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Calculate the circumference of a circle whose area is 314 square centimetre 62 cm 62.5 cm 62.8 cm 63 cm

7. (a) (b) (c) (d)

The Bodoland agitation is related to which state? Tripura Assam Manipur Bihar

8. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Which of the following is a Fundamental Right guaranteed by the Constitution of India? Right to Govern Right to Property Right to Information Right to Equality

9. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Sudha ranks 36th in a class of 55 students. What is her rank from the bottom? 19 20 21 None of the above

10. If 6 workmen can prepare 168 shawls in 14 days, how many shawls will 16 workmen prepare in 5 days? (a) 105 (b) 90 (c) 160 (d) 180

11. The average age of 24 students is 16 years. When the age of the teacher is included, the average age increases by 1 year. What is the age of the teacher? (a) 17 years (b) 41 years (c) 29 years (d) 45 years 12. (a) (b) (c) (d)

What is the least number to be added to 837 to get a number exactly divisible by 4,5,6 and 7? 1 2 3 4

13. Two trains of lengths 200 meter and 100 meter have speeds 40 km/h and 20 km/h respectively. If they are travelling in opposite direction, how much time will they take to cross each other? (a) 24 seconds (b) 18 seconds (c) 6 seconds (d) 12 seconds 14. (a) (b) (c) (d)

If a certain amount of money triples itself in 25 years through simple interest, then the rate of interest is 10% 8% 12% 6.25%

15. At Compound interest, a sum amounts to Rs 2,420 in 2 years and Rs 2,662 in 3 years. What is the rate of interest? (a) 8% (b) 15% (c) 10% (d) 5% 16. (a) (b) (c) (d)

The term ‘Third World’ refers to Oil rich countries Latin American countries Under-developed and developing nations Developed countries

17. (a) (b) (c) (d)

The learning tower is located in France Italy Germany Netherlands

18. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Oasis is associated with Islands Desert Glacier River

19. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Which is the longest river in India? Godavari Yamuna Ganga Kaveri

20. The Secretary General of UNO is

(a) (b) (c) (d)

(a) (b) (c) (d)

Nicolas Sarkozy Ban Ki Moon Tony Blair Gordon Brown

21. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Which was the first metal to be used by man? Copper Silver Bronze Brass

22. (a) (b) (c) (d)

The central theme of Kautilya’s Arthashastra is Foreign Policy Philosophy Principles and Practice of Statecraft Glorification of Kings

23. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Babar laid the foundation of Mughal empire in India in 1526 by defeating Daulat Khan Lodhi Ibrahim Lodhi Rana Sanga Alauddin Khilji

24. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Where is the headquarters of SAARC located? Kathmandu Islamabad Chennai Dhaka

25. National Tsunami Warning Center is located in Hyderabad Chennai Kolkata Cochin 26. The “Fourteen points” safeguarding the rights of Muslims in India were proposed by who among the following? (a) The Ali Brothers (b) Mohammad Ali Jinnah (c) Abul Kalam Azad (d) Bheemrao Ambedkar 27. Nationalisation of banks took place in which year? (a)1969 (b) 1977 (c) 1951 (d) 1991 28. As of June 2012, how many Lok Sabha elections has India seen? (a) 15 (b) 14 (c) 17 (d) 13 29. Which of the following hills are found where the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet? (a) Annamalai Hills (b) Cardamom Hills

(c) Nilgiri Hills

(d) Shevoroy Hills

30. Sriharikota is located in which district (a) Nellore (b) Anantapur (c) Srikakulam (d) Prakasam 31. The Lingayat community is associated with which state in particular? (a)Maharashtra (b)Arunachal Pradesh (c)Karnataka (d)Jharkhand

32. (a) (b) (c) (d)

In the structure of planet earth, below the mantle, the core is made up of which of the following? Aluminium Chromium Iron Silicon

33. With regards to Indian languages, which of the following is the correct order in terms of decreasing number of speakers in India? (a) Bengali (b) Marathi (c) Telugu (d) Tamil (a) (b) (c) (d)

34. Where is the National Institute of Rural Development located? Warangal Hyderabad Mahabubnagar Pulivendla

(a) (b) (c) (d)

35. Which one among the following has the highest energy? Blue light Green light Red light Yellow light 36. Which was the capital of Andhra State when it was made a separate state in the year 1953 (a)Guntur (b) Kurnool (c) Nellore (d) Warangal

(a) (b) (c) (d)

37. In relation to Greenwich Meridian Time, IST (Indian Standard Time) is GMT + 5 hours GMT – 5 hours GMT + 5.5 hours GMT – 5.5 hours 38. Azad Hind Fauj was established in which year? (a) 1941 (b) 1942 (c) 1945 (d) 1940 39. Nallamalla forest located in (a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Uttar Pradesh (c) Odisha (d) Meghalaya 40. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Light from the sun reaches the earth in 8 seconds 8 minutes 5 minutes 8 hours

41. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Which article of the constitution abolishes untouchability? Article 42 Article 15 Article 14 Article 17

42. (a) (b) (c) (d)

The founder of Golconda dynasty is Malik Ahmed Imad-ul Mulk Yusuf Adil Shah Qutb ul Malik

43. Which of the following cities is almost surrounded by the Mahanadi river (a) (b) (c) (d)

Cuttack Vijayawada Nagpur Kanpur

44. (a) (b) (c) (d)

Oldest mountain range of india Himalaya Satpura Aravalli Nilgiri

45. Who was the Speaker of the first Lok Sabha? (a) Hukam Singh (b) G.V Mavalankar (c) K M Munshi (d) U N Dhebar 46. In India, how many States share the Coastline? (a) 7 (b) 8 (c) 9 d)10 47. In order of their distances from the Sun, which of the following planets lie between Mars and Uranus? (a) Earth and Jupiter (b) Jupiter and Saturn (c) Saturn and Earth (d) Saturn and Neptune 48. Three bells toll at intervals of 9, 12 and 15 minutes respectively. All the three begin to toll at 8.A.M, at what time will they toll together again? (a) 8:45 am (b) 10:30 am (c) 11:00 am (d) 1:30 pm 49. The age of a man is three times the sum of the ages of his two sons. Five years hence, his age will be double of the sum of the ages of his sons. The father’s present age is (a) 40 years (b) 45 years (c) 50 years (d) 55 years 50. Port Blair is situated in Lakshadweep islands

Andaman and Nicobar islands Rann of Kutch Gulf of Mannar 51. Delhi became capital of India in 1947 1911 1950 1857 52. The sum of two numbers is 34 and their product is 288. What is the difference between the two numbers? 2 4 6 8 53. Which one of the following gasses is most abundant in earth’s atmosphere? Argon Oxygen Nitrogen Carbon di-oxide 54. A man goes to a place at 4 km/h. He comes back on bicycle at 16 km/h. His average speed for entire journey is 6.4 km/h 5.4 km/h 4.5 km/h 10 km/h 55. The First president of India was (a) Jawaharlal Nehru (b) Mahatma Gandhi (c) Subhash Chandra Bose (d) S Radhakrishnan