66 Questions
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Questions and Answers

- 1.His reactions to unpleasant situations tended to _________ everyone’s nerves. The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is
- A.
Aggravate

- B.
Deviate

- C.
Revue

- D.
Meander

- 2.If XY + Z = X(Y + Z) which of the following must be true?
- A.
X = 0 AND Z = 0

- B.
X = 1 AND Y = 0

- C.
Y = 1 AND Z = 0

- D.
X = 1 OR Z = 0

- 3.What is the number missing from the table?
- A.
45

- B.
48

- C.
51

- D.
54

- 4.ARCHIPELAGO : ISLAND
- A.
Link : chain

- B.
Necklace : bead

- C.
Poem : anthology

- D.
Book : encyclopedia

- 5.Until now only injectable vaccines against Swine Flu have been available. They have been primarily used by older adults who are at risk for complications from Swine Flu. A new vaccine administered in an oral form has proven effective in preventing Swine Flu in children. Since children are significantly more likely than adults to contract and spread Swine Flu, making the new vaccine widely available for children will greatly reduce the spread of Swine Flu across the population. Which of the following, if true, most strengthens the argument?
- A.
If a person receives both the oral and the injectable vaccine, they do not interfere with each other

- B.
The new vaccine uses the same mechanism to ward off Swine Flu as injectable vaccines do

- C.
Government subsidies have kept the injectable vaccines affordable for adults

- D.
Many parents would be more inclined to have their children vaccinated against Swine Flu if it did not involve an injection

- E.
None

- 6.Four friends Rishabh, Keshav, Lavish and Hemang are out for shopping. Rishabh has less money than three times the amount that Keshav has. Lavish has more money than Keshav. Hemang has an amount equal to the difference of amounts with Keshav and Lavish. Rishabh has three times the money with Hemang. Each of them has to buy at least one shorts, or one sleeper, or one sleeveless t-shirt, or one goggle that is priced 200, 400, 600, and 1000 a piece, respectively. Lavish borrows 300 from Rishabh and buys a goggle. Keshav buys a Sleeveless t-shirt after borrowing 100 from Rishabh and is left with no money. Rishabh buys three shorts. What is the costliest item that Hemang could buy with his own money?
- A.
A shorts

- B.
A sleeper

- C.
A sleeveless t-shirt

- D.
A goggles

- 7.I wouldn’t _______ with a soldier who was wearing a metal _______, awarded for a display of _______. The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are:
- A.
Meddle, mettle, medal

- B.
Meddle, medal, mettle

- C.
Medal, meddle, mettle

- D.
Mettle, meddle, medal

- 8.There are three basket of fruits. First basket has twice the number of fruits in the second basket. Third basket has 3/4 th of the fruits in the first. The average of the fruits in all the basket is 30. The number of fruits in the first basket is
- A.
20

- B.
30

- C.
40

- D.
50

- 9.A paper sheet is in the shape of a right angle triangle and cut along a line parallel to hypotenuse leaving a smaller triangle. There was 25% reduction in the length of the hypotenuse of the triangle. If area of triangle initially was 28 cm
^{2}then area of smaller triangle will be ______ cm^{2}.- A.
5

- B.
15

- C.
25

- D.
35

- 10.A drinks machine offers three selections - Tea, Coffee or Random but the machine has been wired up wrongly so that each button does not give what it claims. If each drink costs 50p, how much minimum money do you have to put into the machine to work out which button gives which selection?
- A.
50 p

- B.
10 p

- C.
25 p

- D.
Infinity

- 11.Let A and B be two 3 × 3 matrices such that A ≠ B, A
^{2}= B^{2}, AB = BA and A^{2}+ 2A + I = 0 where I is the identity matrix. Let |T| denote the determinant of any matrix T. Then- A.
|A| ≠ 0 and |A + B| = 0

- B.
|A + B| ≠ 0 and |A| = 0

- C.
|A| ≠ 0 and |A + B| ≠ 0

- D.
|A| = 0 and |A + B| = 0

- 12.The positive value of A for which the equation f(x,y) = x
^{2}+ y^{2 }+ Axy + 5x + 18, does not yields optimum values (i.e. no conclusion can be drawn on the nature of f(x,y) ) and required further investigation- A.
1

- B.
2

- C.
3

- D.
4

- 13.Customers arrive in a certain store according to a possion process at rate 4 per hour. Given that the store opens at 9.00 am what is the probability that exactly 1 customer has arrived by 9:30
- A.
2e

^{-2} - B.
4e

^{-4} - C.
4e

^{-2} - D.
2e

^{-4}

- 14.The differential equation 4yy’ - 12x = 0, satisfying condition y (1) = 3. Then the point (5, 3) will lie:
- A.
On the solution curve

- B.
Outside the solution curve

- C.
Inside the solution curve

- D.
Can-not say

- 15.For a certain distributed data, the middle observation is 10 and mean observation is 8. The maximum occurring data is
- A.
7

- B.
14

- C.
24

- D.
Cant determine

- 16.As per IS 456:2000, the diagonal tension failure in RCC beams depends upon:
- A.
Grade of concrete and Percentage of transverse reinforcement provided.

- B.
Grade of concrete and Steel only

- C.
Grade of steel and percentage of longitudinal reinforcement provided

- D.
Grade of concrete and percentage of longitudinal reinforcement provided

- 17.The technique utilized for the disposal of biomedical waste, in which it is in contact with steam under controlled pressure and temperature condition with the end goal to complete sterilization is
- A.
Thermal Pyrolysis

- B.
Shredding

- C.
Autoclaving

- D.
Pulverization

- 18.As per Indian Road Congress (IRC) the stripping value of aggregate should not exceed X% for the use in bituminous surface dressing, penetration macadam, bituminous macadam, and carpet construction when aggregate coated with bitumen is immersed in water bath at Y
^{o}C for Z hours. The value of X, Y and Z will, respectively, be- A.
2, 25, and 48

- B.
10, 30, and 24

- C.
5, 30, and 48

- D.
5, 40, and 24

- 19.The laboratory test results of the soil sample are given below: Liquid limit = 37% Plastic limit = 22% % passing through 75 μ sieve = 26% % retained over 4.75 mm IS sieve = 65% % retained over 0.075 mm but passing through 4.75 mm = 26% As per IS 1498 – 1970, the soil is classified as:
- A.
GC

- B.
SC

- C.
CI

- D.
GM

- 20.What will be range of plasticity index for the fine grained soil below A - line having intermediate compressibility in the plasticity chart.
- A.
10.5 ≤ I

_{p}≤ 21 - B.
10.95 ≤ I

_{p}≤ 21.9 - C.
0 ≤ I

_{p}≤ 1 - D.
18.25 ≤ I

_{p}≤ 29.2

- 21.A tank full of water is shown in figure below, Assume width of tank to be 1.5m. Identify the correct statement made:
- A.
Hydrostatic Paradox occurs in the tank

- B.
No Hydrostatic Paradox occurs in the tank

- C.
Hydrostatic Paradox occurs in the tank as the ratio of weight of water in the tank to pressure at the bottom of the tank is more than 1.

- D.
Hydrostatic Paradox occurs in the tank as the ratio of weight of water in the tank to pressure at the bottom of the tank is equal to 1.

- 22.Consider the following Statement: P) Creep or creep length is the length of the path travelled by the percolating water. Q) The head loss per unit length of creep is constant throughout the percolating passage. R) There is no difference between horizontal and vertical creep. Which of the following is not an assumption of Bligh Creep theory?
- A.
P

- B.
Q and R

- C.
P,Q,R

- D.
None

- 23.The static indeterminacy of the plane frame shown in figure below is?
- A.
7

- B.
8

- C.
9

- D.
10

- 24.A three hinge parabolic arch is subjected to uniformly distributed load as shown in figure below If there is an increase in temperature by 10°C, then the final change in rise of crown will be? Take coefficient of thermal expansion = 10 × 10
^{-6}per ° C.- A.
1.5 mm (increase)

- B.
1.5 mm (decrease)

- C.
6 mm (increase)

- D.
6 mm (decrease)

- 25.Following statements are made with regard to temporary adjustment of a theodolite: P. Levelling is done before centring of a theodolite. Q. centring is done before levelling of a theodolite. R. After centring and levelling, the eye piece is to be focused to make the cross hairs distinct and clear. S. After focusing the eye piece, the objective is to be focused to bring the image of the object in the plane of cross-hairs.
- A.
P-True, Q-False, R-True, S-False

- B.
P-False, Q-True, R-True, S-True

- C.
P-True, Q-False, R-True, S-True

- D.
P-False, Q-True, R-false, S-False