Mock Test 21 - CSAT Paper II

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Mock Test 21 - CSAT Paper II

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  • 1. 
    Passage - ICorduroy is fast establishing itself at this year's fabric, While the ribbed cotton itself provides utilitarian tenaciary, texture and warmth. it is the fabric's long held associations may provide a hint to its current revival as a fabric for all seasons.It is Corduroy's link with the good breeding and country living that made it an essential ingredient in the gentleman's wardrobe along with Wellington boots and decent wooly. I combines the comfortable nonsense appeal of cotton with the perfectly correct luxury finish of velvet. Corduroy has the ability to appear either supremely sophisticated or rough and ready.Ques1. Which one of the following best describes the passage?
    • A. 

      It tell us about the usefulness of corduroy

    • B. 

      It talks us about the virtues of corduroy

    • C. 

      It persuades us to buy corduroy

    • D. 

      It makes as understand the everlasting appeal of corduroy to the young

  • 2. 
    According to the author, the special quality of corduroy is that
    • A. 

      It needs no ironing

    • B. 

      It combines the virtues of both cotton and velvet

    • C. 

      It contains the correct mixture of cotton and velvet

    • D. 

      Both the rich and that not-so rich can afford to buy it

  • 3. 
    Corduroy is a fabric for all seasons because
    • A. 

      It can be worn not only in winter but also in summer

    • B. 

      Of its peculiar texture and warmth

    • C. 

      It is made popular by catchy advertisements

    • D. 

      Gentleman can wear it in both formal and informal occasions

  • 4. 
    According to the passage, corduroy is essential in a gentleman wardrobe because
    • A. 

      It goes with Wellington boots

    • B. 

      Its current revival gives a taste of the latest fashion

    • C. 

      It has its associations with good upbringing and a conservative lifestyle

    • D. 

      It can be an idea alternative to the wollen clothes

  • 5. 
    When the writer refers to corduroy's 'utilitarian tenacity' he means that
    • A. 

      Though expensive, it is economic in the long run

    • B. 

      It is useful because it is durable

    • C. 

      It has remained fashionable over several years

    • D. 

      It does not need frequent washing

  • 6. 
    Passage - IIMany sociologists have argued that there is functional relationship between education and economic system. They point to the fact that mass formal education began in industrial society. They note that the expansion of the economies of industrial societies is accompanied by a corresponding expansion of their educational systems. they explain this correspondance in terms of the needs of industry for skilled and trained manpower, needs which are met by the educational system. Thus, the provision of mass elementary education in Britain in 1870 can be seen as a response to the needs of industry for a literate and numerate workforce at a time when industrial processes were becoming more complex and the demand for technical skills was steadily growing.Ques. The industry needs a literate work-force because
    • A. 

      Its expansion needs sound learning

    • B. 

      It relies heavily on expertise

    • C. 

      It promotes a competitive spirit

    • D. 

      Its operations need intricate technical knowledge

  • 7. 
    The author argues that
    • A. 

      Formal education can be traced to industrial society

    • B. 

      industrial society is responsible for expansion of education at mass level

    • C. 

      Industrial society gave rise to vocational education

    • D. 

      industrial society changed the pattern of education

  • 8. 
    The observation of the Sociologists are based on a study of
    • A. 

      The statistical data available in a historical context

    • B. 

      Economic system of the 19th century

    • C. 

      The correlation between industry and education in a historical context

    • D. 

      Growth of industry 19th century

  • 9. 
    The Sociologists referred to it in the passage say that the relationship between industry and elementary education was one
    • A. 

      Based on mutual need

    • B. 

      Based entirely on the need of the industry

    • C. 

      Based entirely on economic need

    • D. 

      Based on some inexplicable historical forces

  • 10. 
    By 'functional relationship' is meant
    • A. 

      A short-term relationship

    • B. 

      Practical and utilitarian relationship

    • C. 

      Temporary arrangement

    • D. 

      Close and unbreakable relationship

  • 11. 
    Six girls are standing in such a way that they form a circle, facing the centre. Subbu is to the left of Pappu, Revathi is between Subbu and Nisha, Aruna is between Pappu and Keerthana. Who is to the right of Nisha?a) * b)* c)  * d)  Answer : (a) Revathi. Explanation: seating arrangement Hide
    • A. 

      Revathi

    • B. 

      Aruna

    • C. 

      Subbu

    • D. 

      Keerthana

  • 12. 
    A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre, and A and P are at the ends. R is sitting on the left of A. Then who is on the right of P?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      X

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      S

  • 13. 
    Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are standing in a circle. B is standing between F and C. A is standing between E and D. F is standing to the left of D.Who is standing between A and F?
    • A. 

      B

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      E

  • 14. 
    Directions (Qs. 14 to 18): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.* *Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre. F is third to the right of C and second to the left of H. D is not an immediate neighbour of C or H. E is to the immediate right of A, who is second to the right of G.* 4. *Who sits between G and D?
    • A. 

      H

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      F

    • D. 

      E

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the correct position of B with respect to H?I Second to the rightII Fourth to the rightIII Fourth to the leftIV Second to the left
    • A. 

      Only I

    • B. 

      Only II

    • C. 

      Only III

    • D. 

      Both II and III

  • 16. 
    Who is second to the left of C?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      E

    • D. 

      D

  • 17. 
    Which of the following pairs of persons has first person sitting to the right of the second person?
    • A. 

      CB

    • B. 

      AE

    • C. 

      FG

    • D. 

      DB

  • 18. 
    Who is to the immediate right of C?
    • A. 

      E

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      B or D

  • 19. 
    Directions (Qs. 19 to 24): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.(i) A, B, C, D, E, F and G are playing cards sitting around a circular table.(ii) D is not neighbour of C or E.(iii) A is neighbour of B and C.(iv) G, who is second to the left of D is the neighbour of E and F9. Which of the following has the pair with the second person sitting to immediate right of the first person? 
    • A. 

      GF

    • B. 

      EC

    • C. 

      AE

    • D. 

      BD

  • 20. 
    What is the position of C?
    • A. 

      To the immediate left of A

    • B. 

      To the immediate right of E

    • C. 

      Third to the right of F

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    Which of the following has second person sitting between the first and third person?
    • A. 

      BCA

    • B. 

      GFD

    • C. 

      GCE

    • D. 

      DAB

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is wrong?
    • A. 

      E is between G and C

    • B. 

      F is between G and D

    • C. 

      B is to the immediate left of D

    • D. 

      A is to the immediate right of B

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      E is to the immediate right of G

    • B. 

      F is to the immediate left of G

    • C. 

      D is between F and G

    • D. 

      B is between A and D

  • 24. 
    Which of the following will be D's position after E and D interchange their places?
    • A. 

      To the immediate left of C

    • B. 

      Neighbour of G and C.

    • C. 

      Neighbour of C and A

    • D. 

      To the immediate right of F

  • 25. 
    A can lay railway track between two given stations in 16 days and B can do the same job in 12 days. With help of C, they did the job in 4 days only. Then, C alone can do the job in:
    • A. 

      9 and 1/5 days

    • B. 

      9 and 2/5 days

    • C. 

      9 and 3/5 days

    • D. 

      10 days

    • E. 

      9 days

  • 26. 
    Father is 5 times of sons age 5 years back , & 3 times after 2 years , Find ratio of there ages?  
    • A. 

      3:10

    • B. 

      10:3

    • C. 

      4:5

    • D. 

      6:7

  • 27. 
     The egg vendor calls on his first customer & sells half his eggs & half an egg.  To the 2nd customer he sells half of what he sells half of what he had left & half an egg. & to the 3rd customer he sells half what he had then left & half an egg. By the way he did not break any eggs. In the end three eggs were remaining .  How many total eggs he was having ?
    • A. 

      56

    • B. 

      38

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      24

  • 28. 
    A train passes a station platform in 36 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 20 seconds. If the speed of the train is 54 km/hr, what is the length of the platform?
    • A. 

      120 m

    • B. 

      240 m

    • C. 

      300 m

    • D. 

      200 m

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 29. 
    Two trains are opposite to each other , bird is on one train .  Speed of both trains are 25km/hr & 50 km apart . When trains starts(against each other) , bird also start flying from one train to other , till they clash. Speed of bird is 100km/hr .  Distance travelled by bird till trains clash. ?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      86

    • C. 

      98

    • D. 

      45

  • 30. 
    In how many days can 10 women finish a work?I. 10 men can complete the work in 6 days.II.  10 men and 10 women together can complete the work in 33days7  III. If 10 men work for 3 days and thereafter 10 women replace them, the remaining work in completed in 4 days.
    • A. 

      Any two of the three

    • B. 

      I and II only

    • C. 

      II and III only

    • D. 

      I and III only

  • 31. 
    (Ques. 31 to 35) The following pie chart shows the amount of subscriptions generated for India Bonds from different categories of investors.Subscriptions Generated for India BondsQues. In the corporate sector, approximately how many degrees should be there in the central angle ?
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      121

    • C. 

      122

    • D. 

      123

  • 32. 
    If the investment by NRI's are Rs 4,000 crore, then the investments by corporate houses and FII's together is:
    • A. 

      24,000 crore

    • B. 

      24,363 crore

    • C. 

      25,423 crore

    • D. 

      25,643 crore

  • 33. 
    What percentage of the total investment is coming from FII's and NRI's ?
    • A. 

      33 %

    • B. 

      11 %

    • C. 

      44 %

    • D. 

      22 %

  • 34. 
    If the total investment other than by FII and corporate houses is Rs 335,000 crore, then the investment by NRI's and Offshore funds will be (approximately) ?
    • A. 

      274,100

    • B. 

      285,600

    • C. 

      293,000

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 35. 
    If the total investment flows from FII's were to be doubled in the next year and the investment flows from all other sources had remained constant at their existing levels for this year, then what would be the proportion of FII investment in the total investment into India Bonds next year (in US $ millions) ?
    • A. 

      40 %

    • B. 

      50 %

    • C. 

      60 %

    • D. 

      70 %

  • 36. 
    Three ants are sitting at the three corners of an equilateral triangle. Each ant starts randomly picks a direction and starts to move along the edge of the triangle. What is the probability that none of the ants collide? 
    • A. 

      0.15

    • B. 

      0.25

    • C. 

      0.4

    • D. 

      0.5

  • 37. 
    Mr. Black, Mr. Gray, and Mr. White are fighting in a truel. They each get a gun and take turns shooting at each other until only one person is left. Mr. Black, who hits his shot 1/3 of the time, gets to shoot first. Mr. Gray, who hits his shot 2/3 of the time, gets to shoot next, assuming he is still alive. Mr. White, who hits his shot all the time, shoots next, assuming he is also alive. The cycle repeats. If you are Mr. Black, where should you shoot first for the highest chance of survival?
    • A. 

      Shoot Mr White

    • B. 

      Shoot Mr Gray

    • C. 

      Shoot himself

    • D. 

      Shoot at the ground

    • E. 

      None of These

  • 38. 
    I drive at an average speed of 30 miles per hour to the railroad station each morning and just catch my train. On a particular morning there was a lot of traffic and at the halfway point I found I had averaged only 15 miles per hour. How fast must I drive for the rest of the way to catch my train?
    • A. 

      30 miles per hour

    • B. 

      60 miles per hour

    • C. 

      45 miles per hour

    • D. 

      Impossible to catch the train

  • 39. 
    One day, a person went to horse racing area, Instead of counting the number of human and horses, he instead counted 74 heads and 196 legs. Yet he knew the number of humans and horses there. How did he do it, and how many humans and horses are there?
    • A. 

      29 horses, 45 humans

    • B. 

      14 horses, 260 humans

    • C. 

      26 horses, 48 humans

    • D. 

      24 horses, 50 humans

    • E. 

      0 Horses, 0 Humans

  • 40. 
    A train running at the speed of 60 km/hr crosses a pole in 9 seconds. What is the length of the train?
    • A. 

      120 m

    • B. 

      180 m

    • C. 

      324 m

    • D. 

      150 m

    • E. 

      100 m