Mock Test 18 - CSAT Paper II

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Mock Test 18 - CSAT Paper II

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  • 1. 
    Passage IAt this stage of civilisation, when many nations are brought in to close and vital contact for good and evil, it is essential, as never before, that their gross ignorance of one another should be diminished, that they should begin to understand a little of one another's historical experience and resulting mentality. It is the fault of the English to expect the people of other countries to react as they do, to political and international situations. Our genuine goodwill and good intentions are often brought to nothing, because we expect other people to be like us. This would be corrected if we knew the history, not necessarily in detail but in broad outlines, of the social and political conditions which have given to each nation its present character.Ques. According to the author of 'Mentality' of a nation is mainly product of its ... 
    • A. 

      Present character

    • B. 

      International position

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      History

  • 2. 
    The character of a nation is the result of its...
    • A. 

      Gross ignorance

    • B. 

      Cultural heritage

    • C. 

      Socio-political conditions

    • D. 

      Mentality

  • 3. 
    The need for a greater understanding between nations..
    • A. 

      Is more today than ever before

    • B. 

      Was always there

    • C. 

      Is no longer there

    • D. 

      will always be there will always be there will always be there will always be there

  • 4. 
    Englishmen like others to react to political situations like
    • A. 

      Others

    • B. 

      Us

    • C. 

      Themselves

    • D. 

      Each others

  • 5. 
    According to the author his countrymen should..
    • A. 

      Read the story of other nations

    • B. 

      Not react to other actions

    • C. 

      Have a better understanding of other nations

    • D. 

      Have vital contacts with other nations

  • 6. 
    Passage IIOn the surface, the conquest of the Aztec empire by Herman Cortes is one of the most amazing military accomplishments in history. With a small fighting force numbering in the hundreds, Cortes led the Spanish explorers into victory against an Aztec population that many believe topped 21 million. In light of such a seemingly impossible victory, the obvious question is: how did a small group of foreign fighters manage to topple one of the world's strongest, wealthiest, and most successful military empires?Several factors led to Cortes' success. First, the Spanish exploited animosity toward the Aztecs among rival groups and convinced thousands of locals to fight. In one account of a battle, it is recorded that at least 200,000 natives fought with Cortes. Next, the Spanish possessed superior military equipment in the form of European cannons, guns, and crossbows, leading to effective and efficient disposal of Aztec defenses. For example, Spanish cannons quickly defeated large Aztec walls that had protected the empire against big and less technically advanced armies.Despite the Spanish advantages, the Aztecs probably could have succeeded in defending their capital city of Tenochtitlan had they leveraged their incredible population base to increase their army's size and ensured that no rogue cities would ally with Cortes. In order to accomplish this later goal, Aztec leader Motecuhzoma needed to send envoys to neighboring cities telling their inhabitants about the horrors of Spanish conquest and the inevitability of Spanish betrayal.In addition, the Aztecs should have exploited the fact that the battle was taking place on their territory. No reason existed for the Aztecs to consent to a conventional battle, which heavily favored the Spanish. Motecuhzoma's forces should have thought outside the box and allowed Cortes into the city, only to subsequently use hundreds of thousands of fighters to prevent escape and proceed in surprise "door-to-door" combat. With this type of battle, the Aztecs would have largely thwarted Spanish technological supremacy. However, in the end, the superior weaponry of the Spanish, the pent-up resentment of Aztec rivals, the failure of Aztec diplomacy, and the lack of an unconventional Aztec war plan led to one of the most surprising military outcomes in the past one thousand years.Ques. Which of the following best characterizes the main point the author is trying to convey in the passage? 
    • A. 

      Aztec failure to fight an unconventional war led to an unnecessary defeat

    • B. 

      Spanish victory was neither as impressive nor as surprising as it may first appear

    • C. 

      Herman Cortes masterminded an amazing military accomplishment

    • D. 

      The myopic vision of the Aztecs led to their unnecessary downfall

  • 7. 
    The passage is sequentially organized in which of the following ways?
    • A. 

      Define a problem; explain the sources of the problem; offer a solution to the problem

    • B. 

      Pose a question; offer an answer to the question; offer an alternative answer to the question

    • C. 

      Introduce a mystery; offer an explanation for the mystery; provide an alternative explanation for the mystery

    • D. 

      Introduce an enigma; explain the reasons for the enigma; discuss the inevitability of the enigma

  • 8. 
    According to the passage, all of the following led to Cortes success except:
    • A. 

      Advanced crossbows

    • B. 

      Local Spanish allies

    • C. 

      Nimble military force

    • D. 

      Local tribal friction

  • 9. 
    The author implies which of the following about the nature of Aztec regional influence and power?
    • A. 

      Achieved with a non-traditional military campaign

    • B. 

      Engendered some anger

    • C. 

      Achieved through alliances

    • D. 

      Based upon small yet swift and brutal military force

  • 10. 
    The author's tone can best be described as ?
    • A. 

      Analytical

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Frustrated

    • D. 

      Optomistic

  • 11. 
    Why haven't Indian scientists made such headway in any field after independence ?I. Indian scientists are not provided with up to date laboratory facilities.II. Indian scientists regard that knowledge of western science advances is enough for a nation to advance.
    • A. 

      Data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • B. 

      Data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • C. 

      Data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • D. 

      Data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

  • 12. 
    Out of A, B, C and D, who was selected by the interview panel ?I. C's interview was much better than A and D.II. B has better qualification and experience than other three.
    • A. 

      Data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • B. 

      Data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • C. 

      Data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • D. 

      Data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

  • 13. 
    Does drinking coffee leads to headache ?I. Overstimulation of pancreas leads to headache.II. Coffee contains caffeine which excessively stimulates pancreas.
    • A. 

      Data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • B. 

      Data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • C. 

      Data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    • D. 

      Data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

  • 14. 
    Seven friends Kamal, Manish, Rohit, Amit, Gaurav, Pritam and Priya are sitting in a circle. Kamal, Manish, Rohit, AMit, Pritam and Priya are sitting at equal distances from each other.Rohit is sitting after two places right of Pritam, who is sitting one place right of Amit. Kamal forms an angle of 90 degrees from Gaurav and an angle of 120 degrees from Manish. Manish is just opposite Priya and is sitting on the left of Gaurav.Ques. Who is the only person sitting between Rohit and Manish ?
    • A. 

      Pritam

    • B. 

      Amit

    • C. 

      Gaurav

    • D. 

      Kamla

  • 15. 
    Gaurav is sitting .............. of Priya.
    • A. 

      To the left

    • B. 

      Two places right

    • C. 

      To the right

    • D. 

      Three places left

  • 16. 
    Gaurav is not sitting at equal distance from
    • A. 

      Manish and Pritam

    • B. 

      Amit and Kamla

    • C. 

      Rohit and Pritam

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 17. 
    The angle between Gaurav and Manish in the clockwise direction is ?
    • A. 

      30 degree

    • B. 

      210 degree

    • C. 

      180 degree

    • D. 

      90 degree

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements is not correct ? 
    • A. 

      Pritam is between Manish and Kamla

    • B. 

      Manish is two places away from Priya

    • C. 

      Gaurav is sitting opposite Pritam

    • D. 

      All of Above

  • 19. 
    Statement : It is desirable to put the child in school at the of 5 or so.Assumptions :I. At that age the child reaches appropriate level of development and is ready to learn.II. The schools do not admit children after six years of age.
    • A. 

      Only assumption I is implicit

    • B. 

      Only assumption II is implicit

    • C. 

      Either I or II is implicit

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II is implicit

  • 20. 
    Statement : We must settle all the payment due to our suppliers within three working days.Assumptions :I. We will always have necessary funds in our account to settle the bills.II. We are capable of verifying and clearing the bills in less than three working days.
    • A. 

      Only assumption I is implicit

    • B. 

      Only assumption II is implicit

    • C. 

      Both I and II are implicit

    • D. 

      Either I or II is implicit

  • 21. 
    When a student weighing 45 kgs left a class, the average weight of the remaining 59 students increased by 200g. What is the average weight of the remaining 59 students?
    • A. 

      55

    • B. 

      56

    • C. 

      57

    • D. 

      58

  • 22. 
    If the petrol rates are increased by 20%,find by what percent a consumer has to reduce his consumption so that there is no change in his expenditure on petrol.If the petrol rates are increased by 20%,find by what percent a consumer has to reduce his consumption so that there is no change in his expenditure on petrol. - See more at: http://gkhub.com/arithmetic-aptitude-questions-for-ibps-sbipos-rrb-ssc-nda-upsc-csat-exams/#sthash.KOv9F1Dd.dpuf
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      12.50%

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 23. 
    In a company there are 600 male and 400 female employees. Their average wage was Rs. 25 per hour. If a female employee gets Rs. 5 less than a male employee, what was the wage of a male employee per hour?
    • A. 

      Rs. 27

    • B. 

      Rs. 22

    • C. 

      Rs. 24

    • D. 

      None

  • 24. 
    Srinivas spends Rs.1350 per month on an average for the first seven months, Rs.1225 for next five months and saves Rs.2665 a year What is his average monthly income?
    • A. 

      Rs.1520

    • B. 

      Rs.1680

    • C. 

      Rs.1750

    • D. 

      Rs.1575

  • 25. 
    A tree is 6 meters tall, another is half as high and the third tree is 3 times the height of the first tree. Find the average height of the three trees.A tree is 6 meters tall, another is half as high and the third tree is 3 times the height of the first tree. Find the average height of the three trees. - See more at: http://gkhub.com/numerical-aptitude-objective-questions-for-ibps-clerks-and-other-competitive-exams/#sthash.h3zzXNP9.dpuf
    • A. 

      2 m

    • B. 

      1 m

    • C. 

      9 m

    • D. 

      8 m

  • 26. 
    The average age of students in section A of 30 students is 9 years and the average age of students of section B of 20 students is 11years. Find the average age of students in both sections taken together.The average age of students in section A of 30 students is 9 years and the average age of students of section B of 20 students is 11years. Find the average age of students in both sections taken together. - See more at: http://gkhub.com/numerical-aptitude-objective-questions-for-ibps-clericalexams/#sthash.Xc5ygaYu.dpufThe average age of students in section A of 30 students is 9 years and the average age of students of section B of 20 students is 11years. Find the average age of students in both sections taken together. - See more at: http://gkhub.com/numerical-aptitude-objective-questions-for-ibps-clericalexams/#sthash.Xc5ygaYu.dpuf
    • A. 

      10 yrs

    • B. 

      8 yrs

    • C. 

      4 yrs

    • D. 

      5 yrs

  • 27. 
    A train covers a distance of 275 kms in 5 hours and another distance of 225 kms in 3 hours. What is the average speed of the train for the entire distance?
    • A. 

      55kmph

    • B. 

      60 kmph

    • C. 

      65 kmph

    • D. 

      50 kmph

  • 28. 
    The average age of 4 boys is 11 years. The ages of three of them are 7 years, 12 years and 10 years. Find the age of the fourth student.
    • A. 

      5yrs

    • B. 

      15yrs

    • C. 

      12 yrs

    • D. 

      13 yrs

  • 29. 
    Line average temperature for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is 380C. The average temperature for Thursday, Friday and Saturday is 310C. If Wednesday’s temperature recorded as 340C, .find Saturday’s temperature.
    • A. 

      32 0C

    • B. 

      390C

    • C. 

      320C

    • D. 

      420C

  • 30. 
    The average marks of a student in English and Science is 8 His average of marks in English and Maths is 7 What is the difference between the marks which he obtained in Science and Maths?The average marks of a student in English and Science is 8 His average of marks in English and Maths is 7 What is the difference between the marks which he obtained in Science and Maths? - See more at: http://gkhub.com/numerical-aptitude-objective-questions-for-ibps-clerks-and-other-competitive-exams/#sthash.kBrjccVI.dpuf
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      25

  • 31. 
    In a school the periodical examination are held every second month. In a session during April 2001 - March 2002, a student of Class IX appeared for each of the periodical exams. The aggregate marks obtained by him in each perodical exam are represented in the line-graph given below.Marks Obtained by student in Six Periodical Held in Every Two Months During the Year in the Session 2001 - 2002.Maximum Total Marks in each Periodical Exam = 500Ques. In which periodical exams did the student obtain the highest percentage increase in marks over the previous periodical exams ?
    • A. 

      June, 01

    • B. 

      August, 01

    • C. 

      Oct, 01

    • D. 

      Dec, 01

  • 32. 
    The total number of marks obtained in Feb. 02 is what percent of the total marks obtained in April 01 ?
    • A. 

      110%

    • B. 

      112.5%

    • C. 

      115%

    • D. 

      116.5%

  • 33. 
    What is the percentage of marks obtained by the student in the periodical exams of August, 01 and Oct, 01 taken together ?
    • A. 

      73.25%

    • B. 

      75.5%

    • C. 

      77%

    • D. 

      78.75%

  • 34. 
    What are the average marks obtained by the student in all the periodical exams during the last session ?
    • A. 

      373

    • B. 

      379

    • C. 

      381

    • D. 

      385

  • 35. 
    In which periodical exams there is a fall in percentage of marks as compared to the previous periodical exams ?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      June, 01

    • C. 

      Oct, 01

    • D. 

      Feb, 02

  • 36. 
    The bar graph given below shows the foreign exchange reserves of a country (in million US $) from 1991-92 to 1998-99. Answer the questions based on graph.Ques. The foreign exchange reserves in 1997-98 was how many times that in 1994-95 
    • A. 

      1.5

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3.5

    • D. 

      2.6

  • 37. 
    What was the percentage increase in the foreign exchange reserves in 1997-98 over 1993-94 ?
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      110%

  • 38. 
    For which year, the percent increase of foreign exchange reserves over the previous year is the highest ?
    • A. 

      1994-95

    • B. 

      1995-96

    • C. 

      1998-99

    • D. 

      1992-93

  • 39. 
    The foreign exchange reserves in 1996-97 were approximately what percent of the average foreign exchange reserves over the period under review ?
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      100%

    • C. 

      125%

    • D. 

      130%

  • 40. 
    The ratio of the number of years, in which the foreign exchange reserves are above the average reserves, to those in which the reserves are below the average is:
    • A. 

      3:5

    • B. 

      2:3

    • C. 

      4:7

    • D. 

      3:7