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Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Papers : 2013 (Maths, Reasoning, English)
Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Papers : 2013
(Maths, Reasoning, English)
1. If increasing 20 by p% gives same result as decreasing 60 by p%, then what is p% of 70?
 50
 140
 14
 35
2. In what ratio should a 20% methyl alcohol solution be mixed with a 50% methyl alcohol solution so that the resultant solution has 40% methyl alcohol in it?
 1:2
 2:1
 1:3
 2:3
3. The difference between ages of two brothers is a prime number. The sum of their ages is also a prime number. If elder brother is 28 years old, how many values can age of younger brother take?
 2
 3
 4
 1
4.Find the least five digit number, which when divided by 12, 18, 21 and 28, leaves the same remainder.
 11019
 10081
 10059
 10289
5. A number when divided by a divisor, leaves a remainder of 24. when twice the original number is divided by same divisor, the remainder is 11. what is the value of divisor?
 13
 59
 35
 37
6. What will be the expression for 567 in binary system?
 1010111001
 1000110001
 1000011101
 1000110111

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7. A train covers certain distance between two places at a uniform speed. If the train moved 10 km/hr faster, it would take 2 hours less. And, if the train were slower by 10 km/hr, it would take 3 hours more than the scheduled time. Find the distance covered by the train.
 300 kms
 600 kms
 800 kms
 1200 kms
7. 6 tasks and 6 persons. task 1 can’t be assigned to either person 1 or 2. task 2 must be assigned to either person 3 or 4. Every person has to be assigned a task. How many ways can the assignment be done?
 144
 180
 192
 360
8. In how many ways can the letters of the word ASSASSINATION be arranged so that all the S are together?
 10!
 14!/(4!)
 1,51,200
 36,28,800
9. In how many ways can 15 people be seated around two round tables with sitting capacities 7 and 8 people.
 15!/8!
 7!x8!
 (15c8)x6!x7!
 15c8 x 8!
10. In a lottery 10,000 tickets are sold and ten prizes are awarded. What is the probability of not getting a prize if you buy one ticket ?
 9/10,000
 9/10
 999/1000
 9999/10,000
11. What is the sum of all positive integers lying between 200 and 400 that are multiples of 7?
 8729
 8700
 8428
 8278
12. Rajnikanth left his home for office in car. He drove 15 kms straight towards north and then turned eastwards and covered 8 kms He then turned to left and covered 1 km. He again turned left and drove for 20 kms and reached office. How far and in what direction is his office from the home?
 21 kms west
 15 kms north east
 20 kms north west
 26 kms north west
13. There are five different houses, A to E, in a row. A is to the right of B and E is to the left of C and right, of A. B is to the right of D. Which of the houses is in the middle?
 A
 B
 C
 D
14. A’s mother is sister of B and daughter of C. D is the daughter of B and sister of E. How is C related to E?
 Sister
 Mother
 Father
 Grandmother or Grandfather
15. Find the missing number in this series: 4, 18, ??, 100, 180, 294
 32
 36
 48
 40
16. Which number should replace the question mark?
17 
8 
5 
5 
13 
7 
5 
4 
6 
12 
6 
3 
10 
6 
4 
?? 
 4
 5
 6
 7
17. ACEG : DFHJ:: QSUW
 TVNZ
 TVZX
 TVXZ
 XVTZ
18. 165135 is to peace as 1215225 is to
 lead
 love
 loop
 Aura
19. The day before the day before yesterday is three days after Saturday. What day is it today?
 Tuesday
 Wednesday
 Thursday
 Friday
20. If the republic day of India in 1980 falls on Saturday. X was born on March 3 1980 and Y is older than X by four days. then Y’s birthday fell on?
 Thursday
 Friday
 Wed.
 None of these
21. Choose the correct sentence among the following
 The danger will continue its growth
 The danger will continue to grow
 The danger will continue its growing
 The danger will continue growth
22. Complete the following sentence, This is the best book __
 of all others on History
 of any other on History
 of all on History
 of any other in History
23. Choose the correct sentence among the following,
 I have one chance in a thousand of winning tonight
 I have one chance in a thousand for winning tonight
 I have one in a thousand chances to win tonight
 I have one chance in a thousand that I will win tonight
24. Choose the answer that is closest in meaning to the following sentence, Yeuk Yee had her house painted white yesterday
 She had to paint her house white yesterday
 Her house was not blue last week
 They painted her house white for her yesterday
 She painted her house yesterday
25. Choose the idiom from the following options which means “to be modest about one’s achievements”
 to hide one’s light under a bushel
 to take to the bush
 to hide behind the bush
 to beat about the bush
26. Choose the idiom from the options, which means ‘a lot of excitement and discussion about a trivial matter’
 A cyclone in the cup
 A flood in the teacup
 A storm in the teacup
 A flood of air
27. “What is bred in the bone will come out in the flesh” Choose the meaning that is closest in the meaning to this proverb
 Pedigree racing horse will always win
 Inherited characteristics cannot be concealed
 Good diet in childhood makes for good health in adulthood
 Brain washing can change the personality
28. Docility is to surrender as unrest is to —–
 education
 rebellion
 illness
 hospital
29. Mitigate is to punishment as alleviate is to
 promotion
 change
 order
 pain
30. Choose the pair which represents closest the relationship expressed in the original pair in capital letters: MENDACITY HONESTY,
 Truth Beauty
 Sportsmanship Fortitude
 Courageous Craven
 Turpitude Depravity
31. Choose the set of words that when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole, Unable to ____ his wholehearted distaste for media events and publicity, the miffed minister continued to make ____ comments throughout his speech
 conceal , effusive
 control ; garbled
 disguise, caustic
 express , vitriolic
32. Write an essay in English language only on any one of the following topics in not more than 400 words. (50 marks)
 A Communal Conflict Scenario
 Causes of Violence in the World
 Divide Between ‘India’ and ‘Bharat’
 Dimensions of Rural Employment