# (Paper) SSC CAPFs, SI in Delhi Police, ASI in CISF Exam Paper - 2016 (held on: 5­June­2016 "Evening Shift")

## (Paper) SSC CAPFs, SI in Delhi Police, ASI in CISF Exam Paper - 2016 (held on: 5­June­2016 "Evening Shift")

Question 1. Select the related letters/words/numbers from the given alternatives.

Pilgrims : Caravan :: Rioters : ?  Options:

a) Brood
b) Gang
c) Mob
d) Troupe

Question 2. In a row of children, Rashi is fifteenth from left. If Ramesh who is twenty ninth from the right interchanges his position, Rashi becomes twenty sixth from left. How many children are there in the row?

Options:

a) 56
b) 64
c) 54
d) 45

Question 3. Find out the alternative figure which contains the given figure.

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 4. Below some statements are given, followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements.

Statements:

Some pens are pencils.
Some pencils are erasers.
Some erasers are sharpeners.

Conclusions:

I: Some sharpeners are pens.
II. Some pencils are sharpeners.
III. Some erasers are pens.

Options:

a) None follows
b) Only II follows
c) Only III follows
d) All follow

## Study Kit For SSC Exam for Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police & CAPFs, CISF (Paper-1)

Question 5. Select the odd words/numbers/letters/pairs from the given alternatives.

Options:

a) Bajra
b) Mustard
c) Rice
d) Wheat

Question 6. In the following question, a series is given with one or more number(s)/alphabet missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given options.

16, 33, 53, 76, 102, ?

Options:

a) 131
b) 135
c) 230
d) 231

Question 7. Select the odd words/numbers/letters/pairs from the given alternatives.

Options:

a) 160
b) 240
c) 360
d) 480

Question 8. Find out the alternative figure which contains the given figure.

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 9. Select the related letters/words/numbers from the given alternatives.

JAUNDICE: AJNUIDEC :: METAPHOR : ?

Options:

a) EMATHPRO
b) EMAPROTH
c) ETHPMARO
d) EAMTHPRO

Question 10. Which of the following Venn diagrams represents the information given below?

Anteater, Mammals, Tiger चीटꃾꈄ खान वाला, 喢ꄓतनधारꃾꈄ,बाघ Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 11. Select the missing number from the given responses.

Options:

a) 9
b) 4
c) 6
d) 8

Question 12. Select the odd words/numbers/letters/pairs from the given alternatives.

Options:

a) 1001
b) 715
c) 429
d) 390

Question 13. Below some statements are given, followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follow from the given statements.

Statements:

Some spoons are cups.
Some cups are bottles.
All bottles are mugs.

Conclusions:

I: Some mugs are cups.
II. Some cups are bottles.
III. Some spoons are mugs.

Options:

a) Either I or II and III follows
b) Only II follows
c) Only I and II follows
d) All follow

Correct Answer: Only I and II follows

Question 14. Observe the series and figure out the pattern used to form it. What will be the 3rd term of the series?

1, 5, _?_, 22,35

Options:

a) 11
b) 14
c) 10
d) 12

Question 15. Select the related letters/words/numbers from the given alternatives.

169 : 12 :: 25 : ?

Options:

a) 2
b) 3
c) 5
d) 4

Question 16. Select the related letters/words/numbers from the given alternatives.

Horse: Gallop::Lamb: ?

Options:

a) Lumber
b) Flit
c) Amble
d) Frisk

Question 17. Identify the figure that completes the pattern.

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 18. In the following question, choose the correct mirror­image from amongst the four alternatives A), B), C) and D) given along with it. The mirror may be represented by a line XY.

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 19. Select the odd words/numbers/letters/pairs from the given alternatives.

Options:

a) CX
b) EV
c) JR
d) LO

Question 20. In the following question, a series is given with one or more number(s)/alphabet missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given options.

J2Z, K4X, L7V, M11T, ?

Options:

a) O17R
b) N17S
c) R16N
d) N16R

Question 21. In the following question, a word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The set of numbers given in the alternatives is represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and then by its column, example, C can be represented by 55, 69, etc. and D can be represented by 59, 68, etc.

Identify the set for the word CHILD.

Options:

a) 55, 13, 42, 79, 68
b) 96, 22, 97, 24, 13
c) 96, 13, 42, 79, 13
d) 55, 22, 97, 24, 68

Correct Answer: 55, 13, 42, 79, 68

Question 22. Ruhi travels 10 km towards north, turns left and travels 4 km and then again turns right and covers another 5 km and turns right and travels another 4 km. How far is she from the starting point?

Options:

a) 5 km
b) 10 km
c) 15 km
d) 20 km

Question 23. A square sheet of paper is folded and punched as shown below. How will it look when opened?

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 24. In the following question, a series is given with one or more number(s)/alphabet missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given options.

PQR_, PQ_S, P_RS, _QRS

Options:

a) SRQP
b) SQRP
c) SRPQ
d) RSPQ

Question 25. For the Venn diagram given below, which of the following conclusion(s)is/are true?

I. Some Captains are painters.
II. Some Lieutenants are painters.
III. All Majors are soldiers.
IV. All Captains are soldiers.
V. All soldiers are painters.

Options:

a) Only I and V follows
b) Only I, III and IV follows
c) Only II, IV and V follows
d) Only III and IV follows

Correct Answer: Only III and IV follows

Question 26. Select the related letters/words/numbers from the given alternatives.

5 : 36 :: 7 : ?

Options:

a) 36
b) 49
c) 64
d) 81

Question 27. In the following question, a series is given with one or more number(s)/alphabet missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given options.

7, 10, 19, 22, 31, ?

Options:

a) 32
b) 34
c) 36
d) 44

Question 28. If '+' is 'x', '­' is '+', 'x' is '÷' and '÷' is '­', then answer the following questions based on this information.

9 ­ 4 + 2 ÷ 16 x 2

Options:

a) 71
b) 62
c) 9
d) ­24

Question 29. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given words.

SENTIMENT

Options:

a) SENT
b) MENT
c) TIME
d) NOTS

Question 30. Select the missing number from the given responses.

Options:

a) 1
b) 6
c) 4
d) 2

Question 31. In the following question, choose the correct mirror­image from amongst the four alternatives A), B), C) and D) given along with it. The mirror may be represented by a line XY.

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 32. Identify the figure that completes the pattern.

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 33. In a sports academy, all cricketers are represented by a circle, football players by a triangle and tennis players by a square. Who is most represented in the academy as shown in the figure?

Options:

a) Cricketers
b) Football Players
c) Cricketers with tennis skills
d) Football players with cricket skills

Correct Answer: Football players with cricket skills

Question 34. Six regular Hexagons of side 5 cm are joined together to form the figure given below. What is the perimeter of this figure?

Options:

a) 210
b) 180
c) 120
d) 240

Question 35. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given words.

EFFORESCENT

Options:

a) ORESTC
b) FOREST
c) DECENT
d) SERTEO

Question 36. In the following question, a word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The set of numbers given in the alternatives is represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and then by its column, example, C can be represented by 55, 69, etc. and D can be represented by 59, 68, etc.

Identify the set for the word LAPSE. LAPSE श㴼뮅द क ﻆ얌लए सट क걣ꍖ पहचान कर|

Options:

a) 86, 02, 55, 14, 97
b) 86, 57, 00, 41, 97
c) 31, 02, 00, 96, 42
d) 31, 57, 55, 41, 42

Correct Answer: 86, 02, 55, 14, 97

Question 37. A square sheet of paper is folded and punched as shown below. How will it look when opened?

Options:

a)

b)

c)

d)

Question 38. Five girls are sitting in a row. A is on the right of B, E is on the left of B, but to the right of C. If A is on the left of D, who is sitting in the middle?

Options:

a) E
b) B
c) A
d) C

Question 39. Select the odd words/numbers/letters/pairs from the given alternatives.

Options:

a) Abstract
b) Colonialism
c) Surrealism
d) Futurism

Question 40. Anushka starts from point L and walks 10m towards north. She then turns to her right and walks 5m. Again she turns to her left and walks 10m and then she takes one more left turn of 5m up to the point M. How far is she from her starting point L?

Options:

a) 5 m
b) 20 m
c) 25 m
d) 30 m

Question 41. Identify the symbols to be inserted to make the expression correct.

92 * 4 *2 *184

Options:

a) x + x
b) = x +
c) x ÷ =
d) + = x

Question 42. Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.

I. Application II. Apoapses III. Apophis IV. Appeared

Options:

a) I, II, III, IV
b) II, III, IV, I
c) IV, III, II, I
d) III, IV, I, II

Correct Answer: II, III, IV, I

Question 43. The cleanest Indian Railway station is:

Options:

a) Mumbai
b) Chennai
c) Bengaluru
d) Surat

Question 44. The Prime Minister of India is

Options:

a) Elected by the Lok Sabha
b) Elected by the Parliament
c) Appointed by the President
d) Nominated by the party who has majority in Lok Sabha

Correct Answer: Appointed by the President

Question 45. Which of the following does the Nucleus of an atom consist of?

Options:

a) Protons and neutrons
b) Protons and electrons
c) Electrons
d) Protons

Question 46. The movie that bagged the maximum number of Oscars in 2016 is:

Options:

b) Inside out
c) The Revenant
d) Son of Saul

Question 47. Communication satellites are used to:

Options:

a) To transmit communication signals
b) To receive and redirect communication signals
c) To only receive communication signal
d) To provide information of national sources only

Correct Answer: To transmit communication signals

Question 48. World Water Day is observed on:

Options:

a) 8th March
b) 14th March
c) 22nd March
d) 25th March

Question 49. A light year is a unit of:

Options:

a) Time
b) Distance in Space
c) Length of astronomical distances
d) Distance travelled by light

Correct Answer: Length of astronomical distances

Question 50. Name the physicist awarded Nobel prize for Quantum Theory in 1918.

Options:

a) Max Puluak
b) Niels Bohr
c) Max Planck
d) Burry

Question 51. What are Lipids?

Options:

a) Lipids are monosaccharides
b) Lipids do not provide energy to cells
c) Fruits are a good source of lipids
d) Cholesterol and trans fatty acids are types of Lipids

Correct Answer: Cholesterol and trans fatty acids are types of Lipids

Question 52. Which of the following statement is false?

Options:

a) Polystyrene was discovered in 1839 by Edward Simon
b) It is used for making plastics and CD cases
d) None of these

Question 53. Which of the following is known as animal starch?

Options:

a) glycogen
b) cellulose
c) glucose
d) chitin

Question 54. Which of the following is the second largest source of global energy?

Options:

a) Fossil fuel
b) Nuclear Energy
c) Renewable Energy
d) None of these

Question 55. Market segmentation is:

Options:

a) Group of Sales Persons
b) Dividing target groups as per their needs
c) Market Division
d) Market Space

Question 56. India's first geostationary experimental telecommunications satellite is:

Options:

a) INSAT
b) VSLV­3
c) SLV­3
d) APPLE

Question 57. Which term is used in economics for the market value of all goods and services in one year by labour and properly supplied by the residents of the country?

Options:

a) GDP
b) GPN
c) OMP
d) GNP

Question 58. Which one of the followings is/are correct definition of Habitat?

Options:

a) A complex of several types of communities
b) Natural environment of a living organism
c) The place where one would go find the particular living organism.
d) Natural environment of a living organism and the place where one would go find the particular living organism.

Correct Answer: Natural environment of a living organism and the place where one would go find the particular living organism.

Question 59. J.J. Thomson's proposed model of action is generally called ................... model.

a) Cream and cake
b) Plum and pudding
c) Plum and cake
d) Cream and pudding

Question 60. Kinetics is the study of: ?

Options:

a) The rate of chemical reaction
b) How fast the reactions go
c) The mechanisms and paths of the molecules take in joining from one reactant to products
d) All of these are correct

Correct Answer: All of these are correct

Question 61. The parts of human body affected by Pyria are:

Options:

a) eyes
b) small intestine
c) teeth and gums
d) large intestine

Question 62. The first General Election in India and first Amendment to the Constitution was held in:

Options:

a) 1949
b) 1950
c) 1951
d) 1952

Question 63. What is the full form of PDA?

Options:

a) Personal Digital Assistant
d) Peripheral Digital Assistant

Question 64. What is MS ­ DOS?

Options:

a) Multipurpose System ­ Digital Offline Sign
b) Microsoft Disk Operating System
c) Multi System ­ Disk Operating System
d) Microchip Sign Digital System

Correct Answer: Microsoft Disk Operating System

Question 65. The following pie chart shows the export of automobiles of India to the 10 countries given below in 2014. The 10 countries imported 47.8% of the total export of India. Observe the chart given below and answer the following question:

The number of automobile exported to United States is roughly equal to the combined export to which two countries?

Options:

a) Sri Lanka ­ Turkey
c) Mexico ­ UAE
d) United Kingdom ­ Turkey

Correct Answer: United Kingdom ­ Turkey

Question 66. The following pie chart shows the export of automobiles of India to the 10 countries given below in 2014. The 10 countries imported 47.8% of the total export of India. Observe the chart given below and answer the following question:

What is the difference in the value of exports between the 3rd and the 7th largest importer?

Options:

a) 419.6 million
b) 308.4 million
c) 57 million
d) 128.7 million

Question 67. The radius of a wheel is 25 cm. How many rounds it will take to complete 11 km.

Options:

a) 5000
b) 6000
c) 7000
d) 4000

Question 68. Which is the largest among the numbers √5, 3√7, 4√13

Options:

a) √5
b) 3√7
c) 4√13
d) All are equal

Question 69. The value of (2a+b)2 ­ (2a­b)2 is:

Options:

a) 8ab
b) ­8ab
c) 8a2 + 2b
d) 8a2 ­ 2b2

Question 70. The following pie chart shows the export of automobiles of India to the 10 countries given below in 2014. The 10 countries imported 47.8% of the total export of India. Observe the chart given below and answer the following question:

What is the average of imports of the countries UAE, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka?

Options:

a) 580.5 million
b) 618.6 million
c) 473.7 million
d) 540.8 million

Question 71. A money lender claims to lend money at the rate of 10% per annum simple interest. However, he takes the interest in advance when he lends a sum for one year. At what interest rate does he lend the money actually?

Options:

a) 10%

b)

c) 11%

d)

Question 72. A can do a piece of work in 12 days and B in 20 days. If they together work on it for 5 days, and remaining work is completed by C in 3 days, then in how many days can C do the same work alone?

Options:

a) 10 days
b) 9 days
c) 12 days
d) 15 days

Question 73. If two medians BE and CF of a triangle ABC, intersect each other at G and if BG = CG, angle BGC = 120°, BC = 10 cm, then area of the triangle ABC is:

Options:

a) 50√3 cm2
b) 60 cm2
c) 25 cm2
d) 25√3 cm2

Question 74. There is a ratio of 5: 4 between two numbers. If 40 % of the first number is 12, then what would be 50 % of the second number?

Options:

a) 12
b) 24
c) 18

Question 75. The sides of a rectangle with dimension 7 cm x 11 cm are joined to form a cylinder with height 11 cm. What is the volume of this cylinder?

Options:

a) 85.75 cm3
b) 86.92 cm3
c) 54.25 cm3
d) 42.875 cm3

Question 76. The average of five numbers is 7. If three new numbers would be added, then the new average comes out to be 8.5. What is the average of those three new numbers?

Options:

a) 9
b) 10.5
c) 11
d) 11.5

Question 77. A man cycles at the speed of 8km/hr and reaches office at 11 am and when he cycles at the speed of 12 km/hr he reaches office at 9 am. At what speed should he cycle so that he reaches his office at 10 am?

Options:

a) 9.6 km/hr
b) 10 km/hr
c) 11.2 km/hr
d) Cannot be determined

Question 78. A number when divided by 44, gives 432 as quotient and 0 as remainder. What will be the remainder when dividing the same number by 31?

Options:

a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
d) 6

Question 79. If tan θ1 = 1, Sin θ2 = 1/√2, then the value of sin(θ1 + θ2) equal to ­

Options:

a) ­1
b) 0
c) 1
d) 1/2

Question 80.

Options:

a) cosθ
b) cos2θ
c) sin2θ
d) sinθ

Question 81. A certain sum doubles in 7 years at simple interest. The same sum under the same interest rate will become 4 times in how many years.

Options:

a) 14
b) 28
c) 21
d) 10

Question 82.

Options:

a) 2
b) ­2
c) 0
d) 4

Question 83.

Options:

a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) 4

Question 84. Observe the graph below and answer the following question

In which year the difference between average prices of petrol and Diesel is minimum?

Options:

a) 2005
b) 2009
c) 2014
d) 2004

Question 85. Find the value of tan (θ) (1+ sec 2θ) (1+ sec 4θ) (1+ sec 8θ).

Options:

a) tan10θ
b) tan 8θ
c) tan 12θ
d) 1

Question 86. The price of an edible oil is increased by 25%. To maintain the budget, Sushma reduces the consumption of this oil by 20%. The increase in expenditure due to this edible oil is:

Options:

a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) 3

Question 87.

Options:

a) 2 / √5
b) 13 / 2√5
c) ­2 / √5
d) Can't be determined

Question 88. A circle with centre O has a tangent PQ at point Q. The line segment joined from P to a Point A on the circle meets the circle at one more point B. PA < PB and AB is of length 5 cms. If PQ is of length 6 cms, then PA equal to:

Options:

a) 9 cm
b) 6 cm
c) 4 cm
d) 3 cm

Question 89. 2 equal tangents PA and PB are drawn from an external point P on a circle with centre O. What is the length of each tangent, if P is 12 cm from the centre and the angle between the tangents is 120°?

Options:

a) 24 cm
b) 6 cm
c) 8 cm
d) Cannot be determined

Question 90. The perimeter of a triangle is 67 cm. The first side is twice the length of the second side. The third side is 11 cm more than the second side. Find the length of the shortest side of the triangle.

Options:

a) 12 cm
b) 14 cm
c) 17 cm
d) 25 cm

Question 91. In the following question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required choose 'No improvement is required'.

The speech he gave was highly informative.

Options:

a) Deliver
c) Give
d) Make

Question 92. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word. Spurious

Options:

a) Illegitimate
b) Authentic
c) Mysterious
d) Dangerous

Question 93. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word. Pandemonium

Options:

a) Pander
b) Chaos
c) Gratify
d) Panic

Question 94. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word. Vicissitudes

Options:

a) Surprises
b) Mutability
c) Vision
d) Misfortune

Question 95. In the following Five Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Fits and start

Options:

a) Regular
c) Rapid
d) Puzzled

Question 96. Sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested. Choose the correct alternative out of the four. As the weekend finally rolled around, the people were also too happy to laugh out the ...................... away.

Options:

a) Memories
b) Joys
c) Cares
d) struggles

Question 97. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word. Furore

Options:

a) Futuristic
b) Chamber
c) Worry
d) Excitement

Question 98. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences. One who does or studies without seriousness.

Options:

a) Dilettante
b) Diligent
c) Deliberate
d) Distracted

Question 99. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences. Make something less severe

Options:

a) Aggravation
b) Mediation
c) Palliation
d) Reduction

Question 100. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word. Acrimony

Options:

a) Harsh
b) Bitterness of manner or words
c) Pleasant
d) Inertia

Question 101. In the following question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required choose 'No improvement is required'.

Lot of water has overflowed the tank.

Options:

a) Lot of waters
b) A lot of water
c) A lot of waters
d) No improvement

Correct Answer: A lot of water

Question 102. In the following Five Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Dog eat dog

Options:

a) Very vigilant
c) Ruthlessly competitive

Question 103. In the following question, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out of which part of a sentence has an error and choose corresponding to the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error choose corresponding to 'No Error'.

As I prefer coffee than tea my friends always take the trouble to get me a cup of coffee.

Options:

a) As I prefer
b) coffee than tea
c) my friends always take the trouble
d) to get me a cup of coffee. Correct Answer: coffee than tea Candidate Answer: coffee than tea

Question 104. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word. Meander

Options:

a) Determine
b) Ramble
c) Deputize
d) Deduce

Question 105. In the following question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required choose 'No improvement is required'.

She is tall as me.

Options:

a) as tall as one
b) tall like
c) tall like me
d) tall as I am

Correct Answer: tall as I am

Question 106. Four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

Options:

a) Pantomime
b) Patomine
c) Pantonine
d) Pantanime

Question 107. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word. Imbecile

Options:

a) Brainless
b) Intelligent
c) Dunce
d) Understanding

Question 108. In the following question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required choose 'No improvement is required'.

A pair of slippers is cheap nowadays.

Options:

a) slipper is
b) slippers are
c) No improvement
d) are cheap

Question 109. In the following question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required choose 'No improvement is required'.

Let's go for a walk do we?

Options:

a) aren't we
b) shall we
c) don't we

Question 110. Sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested. Choose the correct alternative out of the four. I am ........................... on leave from tomorrow.

Options:

a) escaping
b) running
c) prospecting
d) proceeding

Question 111. Four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

Options:

a) Illigetimate
b) Illegitemate
c) Ilegitimate
d) Illegitimate

Question 112. In the following Five Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

All agog

Options:

a) Unexpected
b) Disput
c) Expectant
d) Deceive

Question 113. In the following Five Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Options:

a) Eloquent
b) Puzzling
c) Deceptive
d) Embarrassing

Question 114. Four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

Options:

a) Conscientious
b) Contractaul
c) Corugated
d) Concent

Question 115. In the following question, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out of which part of a sentence has an error and choose corresponding to the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error choose corresponding to 'No Error'.

I shake his hand when he arrived and when he left

Options:

a) I shake his hand
b) when he arrived
c) and when he left
d) No error

Correct Answer: I shake his hand

Question 116. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences. Strange in appearance

Options:

a) Bizarre
b) Rustic
c) Geriatric
d) Decrepit

Question 117. Four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

Options:

a) Guerrilla
b) Guarrilla
c) Guerila
d) Georrilla

Question 118. Sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested. Choose the correct alternative out of the four. The minister has been ................... to the victims.

Options:

a) selfish
b) liberal
c) generous
d) rich

Question 119. In the following question, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out of which part of a sentence has an error and choose

corresponding to the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error choose corresponding to 'No Error'.

The young child singed a very sweet song for the audience.

Options:

a) The young child
b) singed
c) a very sweet song

Question 120. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word. Ignite

Options:

a) Light
b) Rekindle
c) Extinguish
d) Genuine

Question 121. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word. Inadvertent

Options:

a) Insignificant
b) Careless
c) Unintentional
d) Difficult

Question 122. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences. Lively or high­spirited

Options:

a) Depression
b) Grave
c) Vivacious
d) Discouraged

Question 123. Four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

Options: a) Muesli b) Mensli c) Meuslie d) Meusli

Question 124. In the following Five Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

In harness

Options:

a) In office
b) To hold on
c) Gripping
d) In silence

Question 125. Sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested. Choose the correct alternative out of the four. The members could not arrive at a ....................regarding the issue.

Options:

a) Judgement
b) Action
c) Policy
d) Consensus

Question 126. Sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested. Choose the correct alternative out of the four. The mission of this institution is to ......... young minds to explore their ability.

Options:

a) Catalyse
b) Cackle
c) Circulate
d) Combat

Question 127. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word. Panoply

Options:

a) Splendid display
b) Panelist
c) Plywood
d) Pianist

Question 128. Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences. Not clear

Options:

a) Stupidity
b) Obscure
c) Clarity
d) Intensity

Question 129. What did Christopher Columbus aim at his first voyage?

Options:

a) Fishing
b) To find a direct trade tour to India
c) To discover new lands
d) Globetrotting

Question 130. Where were the Santa Maria's remains found?

Options:

a) Florida Coast
b) South coast of Hawaii
c) North coast of Haiti
d) South coast of Haiti

Correct Answer: North coast of Haiti

Question 131. How long was Christopher Columbus's ship laid at the bottom of the sea before it was discovered?

Options:

a) 100 Years
b) 300 Years
c) 400 Years
d) 500 Years

Question 132. How many other ships were accompanying the Santa Maria in Columbus's voyage?

Options:

a) 2
b) 1
c) 4
d) 3

Question 133. When was the Santa Maria constructed?

Options:

a) 2003
b) 1492
c) 1460
d) 1462

Question 134. What is it that makes Dickinson's poetry so mysterious?

Options:

a) Sweetness
b) Sweetness
c) Strange hiatuses
d) Strange and strange hiatuses

Correct Answer: Strange and strange hiatuses

Question 135. What colour of dress Dickinson prefer to wear as an adult?

Options:

a) Red
b) White
c) Black
d) Blue

Question 136. What was Emily Dicknson, called by her town folk?

Options:

a) Amherst
b) Enigma
c) Reclusive
d) "the myth"

Question 137. Whose arrival in Dickinson's family did bring about unrest and chaos in her life?

Options:

a) Ms Gordon
b) Austin
c) Mabel Loomis Todd
d) Lavinia

Question 138. What was the cause of Sue's devastation?

Options:

a) Losing her job
b) Mabel's affairs with Austin
c) Emily's illness
d) Emily's doctor

Correct Answer: Mabel's affairs with Austin