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# Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Papers : 2014 (Aptitude- Maths, English and Reasoning)

## Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Papers : 2014

## (Aptitude- Maths, English and Reasoning)

**1.**If the sum of 60% of a fractional number and the number’s square root is 5 greater than one fifth of the number, then the number is

**1. 6.25**

2. 0.25

3. 12.25

4. 2.25

**2.**A man sells an article at a certain price incurring 20% loss. If he had sold the same article for Rs.20 more, he would have earned 20% profit. What was the cost price of the said article?

1. Rs.20

2. Rs. 40

**3. Rs. 50**

4. Rs. 60

**3.**Numerator of a fraction is increased by 60%, and at the same time its denominator is decreased by 60%. The new fraction is

1. 2.56 times the older fraction

2. Equal to the older fraction

**3. 4 times-the older fraction**

4. 0.36 times the older fraction

**4.**Log (40^2-20^2) is equal to

1. log 3

**2. log 60 + log 20**

3. log 40 – log 20

4. log 20

**5.**The last digit of the number 3^2015 is

1. 1

2. 3

3. 5

**4. 7**

**6.**What is the squareroot of 49%?

1. 0.7%

2. 7.0%

**3. 70%**

4. Undefined

**7.**(7+14+21+28………..+700) is equal to :

**1. 35350**

2. 42714

3. 49420

4. 56707

**8.**If ‘Head’ appears consecutively in the first three tosses of a fair/unbiased coin, what is the probability of ‘Head’ appearing in the fourth toss also?

1. 1/8

2. 7/8

3. 1/16

**4. 1/2**

**9**. Archers ‘A’ and ‘B’ take aim at a target. If the probability of ‘A’ hitting the target is 90% and of ‘B’ missing the target is 90%, what is the probability that both ‘A’ and ‘B’ miss the target?

1. 90%

**2. 09%**

3. 01%

4. 81%

**10.**Twelve persons meet in a conference and each shakes hands with all the others. How many handshakes take place?

**1. 66**

2. 72

3. 144

4. 132

**11.**If 12 persons working 12 hours a day dig 12 meters of a tunnel in 12 days, how many men are required to dig additional 04 meters of the tunnel (of the same dimension) given that they work 04 hours a day for 04 days?

1. 27

2. 4

3. 12

**4. 36**

**12.**A man travels uphill to city C from city B in a car at the speed of 40 Km/hr, and returns to city B at a faster speed of 60 Km/hr. What is his average speed for the round trip?

1. 0

**2. 48 Km/hr**

3. 50 Km/hr

4. Data insufficient

**13.**In a triangle ABC, one of the angles is average of the remaining two angles. Which of the following is always true about the triangle ABC?

1. Isosceles triangle

2. Equilateral triangle

**3. One of its angles measures 60°**

4. Right angled triangle.

**14.**If the area of a circle ‘C’ is equal to the area of a square ‘S’, then the ratio of the square of the perimeter of ‘C’ to the square of the perimeter of ‘S’ is nearly equal to

1. 22:7

**2. 11:14**

3. 88:7

4. 1:1

**15.**In a group of 5 persons, P is taller than Q, but is shorter than both R and S. Both R and T are taller than Q, but shorter than S. This implies that

1. R is taller than P, but shorter than T/ R

2. T is taller than Q, but shorter than R/ T

3. R is taller than Q, but shorter than T/ R

**4. S is taller than T while P is shorter than R/ S**

**16.**In a group of Army Officers, 02% of Officers neither take Coffee nor Tea, while rest of them take either Tea or Coffee or both. If 60% of Officers take Tea, while 58% take Coffee, what percentage of Officers take Tea but do not take Coffee?

1. 02%

2. 20%

**3. 40%**

4. 60%

**17.**Which of the following is the wrongly matched word-meaning pair?

1. Indict: Accuse

2. Onset: Beginning

**3. Recite: Propose**

**18.**Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

1. Either he or I am mistaken. (correct because of the rule “when subjects joined by or, the verb agrees with the nearer.”)

2. He gave me an advice. (Advice is an uncountable noun. “An advice” is wrong. As per Longman dictionary.

3. The sceneries here are very good. (wrong because Scenery doesn’t have plural form)

4. Let you and I do it. (it should be either “let’s do it”)

**19.**Which of the following word is closest in meaning to the idiom, “cast down”?

1. Humiliated

2. Defeated

**3. Depressed**

4. Discouraged

**20.**The letter, ‘0’, in the word, ‘about’, is pronounced like letter, ‘o’, in the word :

1. Go

2. Boy

3. Got

**4. Now**

**21.**Khali was sitting on the fence, means Khali was :

1. Living dangerously

**2. Undecided**

3. Stubborn

4. Annoying

**22.**In the sentence, ‘Don’t talk so loud’, the word ‘loud’ is used as an :

1. Adverb

**2. Adjective**

3. Idiom

4. Active verb

**23.**In the sentence, ‘None but the brave deserves the fair’, the word ‘but’ is used as :

1. An adverb

2. A preposition

**3. A conjunction**

4. A pronoun

**24.**Which of the following is a correctly matched adjective-noun pair?

1. Restless – Restlessly

**2. Restless – Restlessness**

3. Restless – Restive

4. Restless – Restivity

25. His bad eyesight exempted him ……… military service. Fill in the blank with :

1. in

2. of

**3. from**

4. At

5. Excursion – Short journey

6. Homage – Tribute

7. Sidekick – Close companion

**8. Intact – Tactful**