# Railway (RRC) Hajipur Group ‘D’ Examination 1st Sitting Held on 14-12-2008 Question Paper With Answer Key

Railway (RRC) Hajipur Group ‘D’ Examination 1st Sitting Held on 14-12-2008

1. The L.C.M. of 15, 18, 36 and 144 will be :

(1)   144

(2)   360

(3)   1440

(4)   720

2. The smallest number which if subtracted from 4000 makes the remainder completely divisible by 19 is :

(1)   5

(2)   18

(3)   15

(4)   10

3. In a 48 litre mixture of milk and water, the ratio of milk and water is 5 :3. How much water should be added to the mixture so that the ratio gets reversed?

(1)   32 litre

(2)   24 litre

(3)   40 litre

(4)   50 litre

4. A steamer goes downstream and covers the distance between two ports in 4 hours while it covers the same distance upstream in 5 hours. If the speed of the stream is 2 km/hour, find the distance between ports.

(1)   60 km

(2)   75 km

(3)   100 km

(4)   80 km

5. On simplification of  , we get :

(1)   2.15

(2)   2

(3)   3.75

(4)   3

6. The cost of 3/4th part of a commodity is Rs. 90. The cost 2/3rd part of that commodity shall be :

(1)   Rs. 45

(2)   Rs. 80

(3)   Rs. 120

(4)   Rs. 60

7. The area of a sector of a circle of radius 16 cm and arc length 18.5 cm shall be :

(1)   148 cm2

(2)   296 cm2

(3)   74 cm2

(4)   222 cm2

8. Average salary of 20 workers of an office is Rs.1,900. If the salary of the manager is also included, the average salary becomes Rs. 2,000. The salary of manager is :

(1)   Rs. 4,400

(2)   Rs. 4,000

(3)   Rs. 2,400

(4)   Rs. 2,000

9. In a classroom, 2/7 portion of the class strength is of girls. If the number of boys is 560, number of girls in the class room is :

(1)   112

(2)   224

(3)   336

(4)   56

10. A fort and provisions for 300 men for 90 days. After 20 days, 50 men left the fort. How long would the food last at the same rate?

(1)   90 days

(2)   70 days

(3)   84 days

(4)   105 days

11. A family spends 1/3 of the income on food, 1/4 on education and 1/5 on entertainment, rest it saves. If monthly saving of the family is Rs. 260; monthly income of the family is :

(1)   Rs. 1200

(2)   Rs. 1800

(3)   Rs. 2400

(4)   Rs. 1000

12. If x = −3 and y = 2, the value of expression 16x2 + 40xy + 25y2 shall be:

(1)   −288

(2)   −388

(3)   288

(4)   4

13. The area of a trapezium whose parallel sides are 57 cm and 39 cm and the distance between them is 28 cm shall be :

(1)   2016 cm2

(2)   672 cm2

(3)   2688 cm2

(4)   1344 cm2

14. If  the value of x will be :

(1)   5

(2)   6

(3)   10

(4)   11

15. A shopkeeper bought an almirah for Rs. 6250 and spent Rs. 375 on its repairs. Then he sold it for Rs. 6890. His gain or loss in percentage shall be :

(1)   8% loss

(2)   4% gain

(3)   2.8% gain

(4)   5.6% gain

16. If (x – y) = 6 and xy = 1, find the value of (x3 – y3) from the alternatives given below :

(1)   217

(2)   216

(3)   234

(4)   236

17. On simplification of  we get :

(1)   64.64

(2)   4.444

(3)   8.888

(4)   70.12

18. If the number is 34□151 is completely divisible by 9. then value of □ will be

(1)   8

(2)   4

(3)   0

(4)   5

19. A two-digit number is four times the sum of its digits. If 18 is added to the number, the position of digits get interchanged. The number is :

(1)   36

(2)   24

(3)   16

(4)   48

20. A clerk walks at a speed of 4 km/hour and reaches office 5 minutes late. If he walks at a speed of 5 km/hour, he reaches office  The distance between his office and residence is :

(1)   2 km

(2)   2.5 km

(3)   3 km

(4)   3.5 km

21. Anil purchased two chairs for Rs. 1500 each. He sold these chairs, gaining 6% on one and losing 4% on the other. Find his gain or loss per cent in the whole transaction.

(1)   2% gain

(2)   1% gain

(3)   2% loss

(4)   1% loss

22. An iron pipe is 21 cm long and its exterior diameter is 8 cm. If the thickness of the pipe is 7 g/cm3, what will be the weight of the pipe?

(1)   3.696 kg

(2)   3.234 kg

(3)   4.158 kg

(4)   5.256 kg

23. A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days, while B alone can finish it in 30 days. A alone an finish the above work in :

(1)   20 days

(2)   15 days

(3)   10 days

(4)   12 days

24. The compound interest on a principal amount of Rs. 4,000 at the rate of 10% per annum for 2 years shall be :

(1)   Rs. 1000

(2)   Rs. 804

(3)   Rs. 800

(4)   Rs. 840

25. The expression a3 + b3 + c3 – 3abc is equal to:

(1)   (a + b +c) (a2 + b2 + c2 + ab + bc + ca)

(2)   (a + b +c) (a2 + b2 + c2 – ab – bc – ca)

(3)   (a – b –c) (a2 – b2 – c2 + ab + bc + ca)

(4)   (a + b +c) (a2 – b2 – c2 + ab + bc + ca)

26. On factorization of 9x2 – 22xy + 8y2‑, we will get :

(1)   (3x – 8y) (3x – y)

(2)   (9x – 4y) (x – 2y)

(3)   (x + 4y) (9x – y)

(4)   (9x – 2y) (x – 4y)

27. A 90 metre long train is running at a speed of 72 km/hour. If it takes 10 seconds to cross a bridge, then the length of the bridge shall be :

(1)   200 m

(2)   110 m

(3)   90 m

(4)   150 m

28. On simplification of  we get:

(1)   9/125

(2)   64/125

(3)   125/64

(4)   125/9

29. 12 men, working 8 hours a day, complete a piece of work in 10 days. To complete the same work in 8 days, working 15 hours a day, the number of men required, is:

(1)   4

(2)   5

(3)   6

(4)   8

30. Simplify the expression  and select the answer from the correct alternative:

(1)   1

(2)   √2

(3)   2

(4)   4

31. Cube root of  shall be :

(1)

(2)   64/27

(3)   8/9

(4)

32. On simplification of  , we get:

(1)   x3 + 3x2 – 6x + 3

(2)   2x3− x2 + 3x – 3

(3)   x3 – 5x2 + 10x + 3

(4)   2x3 – 5x2 + 7x – 1

33. Area of square plot of land is 676 m2. What will be the cost of fencing of the plot by wire, if the cost of fencing is Rs. 10 per metre?

(1)   Rs. 1040

(2)   Rs. 1000

(3)   Rs. 260

(4)   Rs. 520

34. If difference between one seventh and one-eighth of a number is 2, then sum of digits of the number shall be:

(1)   4

(2)   5

(3)   6

(4)   8

35. A dealer purchased a washing machine for Rs. 7660. He allows a discount of 12% on its marked price and still gains 10%. The marked price of the washing machine in Rs. shall be :

(1)   9575

(2)   10325

(3)   8500

(4)   8750

36. 54 × 58 is equal to:

(1)   520

(2)   532

(3)   512

(4)   1512

37. If a + b = 7, the value of (a –b)2 + 4ab + 1 shall be :

(1)   49

(2)   50

(3)   51

(4)   Cannot be calculated

38. On simplification of the expression,  we get:

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

39. If  the value of   shall be:

(1)   64

(2)   62

(3)   66

(4)   16

40. A student was asked to multiply a number with 8/17 but mistakenly, he divided it by. The result obtained was 225 greater than the real result. The given number was:

(1)   450

(2)   136

(3)   272

(4)   189

Directions (41-45) : In the following questions find the number/word in place of the question mark (?)

41. 1, 3, 7, 15, ?

(1)   16

(2)   31

(3)   46

(4)   30

42. 81, 27, 9, 3, ?

(1)   3

(2)   9

(3)   1

(4)   27

43. Drama : Director :: Team : ?

(1)   Spectator

(2)   Captain

(3)   Player

(4)   Play ground

44. 1, 9, 25, 49, 81, ?

(1)   144

(2)   169

(3)   100

(4)   121

45. Daughter : Mother :: Mars : ?

(1)   Earth

(2)   Girl

(3)   Sister

(4)   Sun

46. Match events given in List-I with the name of the person association given in List-II and choose the answers from t he codes given below :

List-I

(Events)
(a) Establishment of Mughal empire

(b) Formation of Azad Hind Fauz

(c) Establishment of Muslim University

(d) Starting of Din-e-Elahi

List-II

(Person)

(2) Akbar

(3) Babar

(4) Subhash Chandra Bose

(1)   (a) – 3; (b) – 4; (c) – 1; (d) – 2

(2)   (a) – 3; (b) – 4; (c) – 2; (d) – 1

(3)   (a) – 3; (b) – 1; (c) – 4; (d) – 2

(4)   (a) – 2; (b) – 4; (c) – 1; (d) – 3

47. The pH of pure water is :

(1)   6

(2)   7

(3)   8

(4)   9

48. The name of official residence of President of USA is

(1)   White House

(2)   Pentagon

(3)   Downing Steet

(4)   Buckingham Palace

49. If Ram gives one mango to Shyam, both have equal number of mangoes. But if Shyam gives ne mango to Ram, Ram will have three times number of mangoes as compared to Shyam. Number of mangoes they have is :

(1)   4 and 2

(2)   5 and 7

(3)   5 and 3

(4)   6 and 4

50. Sun is worshiped in which of the following festivals?

(1)   Buddha Purnima

(2)   Holi

(3)   Chhath

(4)   Diwali

51. Durand Cup is related to :

(1)   Hockey

(2)   Cricket

(3)   Tennis

(4)   Football

52. In the given list of Ports and States, which is not correctly matched?

(1)   Kolkata – West Bengal

(2)   Kochin – Karnataka

(3)   Kandla – Gujarat

53. ‘Swaraj is my birth right’ slogan was given by :

(2)   Jawaharlal Nehru

(3)   Lala Lajpat Rai

(4)   Netaji Subash Chandra Bose

54. Connect the States in List-I to their Capitals in List-II and choose the correct answer using the code below:

List-I : (States)

(b) Bihar

(c) Rajasthan

List-II : (Capital)

(1) Chennai   (2) Jaipur

(3) Patna       (4) Lucknow

(1)   (a) – 1; (b) – 3; (c) – 2; (d) – 4

(2)   (a) – 4; (b) – 3; (c) – 1; (d) – 2

(3)   (a) – 4; (b) – 3; (c) – 2; (d) – 1

(4)   (a) – 1; (b) – 3; (c) – 4; (d) – 2

55. Which of the following is a Kharif crop?

(1)   Wheat

(2)   Rice

(3)   Peas

(4)   Mustard

56. Which of the following is used to make bread soft?

(1)   Alcohol

(2)   Chlorella

(3)   Agar

(4)   Yeast

57. After which war Ashoka embraced Buddhism :

(1)   Kalinga’s war

(2)   Peshawar war

(3)   War of South India

(4)   War of Khanwa

58. Which of the following is not a non-metal?

(1)   Carbon

(2)   Sulphur

(3)   Aluminium

(4)   Nitrogen

59. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

(1)   Taj Mahal-Agra

(2)   Gol Ghar – Patna

(3)   Buland Darwaza – Fatehpur Sikri

(4)   Qutub Minar – Lucknow

60. Sun temple is located at :

(1)   Tanjore

(2)   Khajuraho

(3)   Vapi

(4)   Konark

61. Number of teams which participated in recently held cricket tournament of Indian Premier League is :

(1)   6

(2)   7

(3)   8

(4)   9

62. Find out what will come at the question mark (?)?

pqrs, rsqp, qpsr, ?

(1)   rpsq

(2)   srpq

(3)   rsqp

(4)   srqp

63. Which of the following rivers does not pass through Bihar?

(1)   Kosi

(2)   Yamuna

(3)   Bagmati

(4)   Sone

64. Mahendra Singh Dhoni played for IPL cricket team of :

(1)   Kolkata

(2)   Mumbai

(4)   Chennai

65. Which Indian cricketer holds the record of highest runs in one Test innings?

(2)   Sachin Tendulkar

(3)   Virender Sehwag

(4)   V.V.S. Laxman

66. Function of dynamo is to :

(1)   Convert electric energy into heat

(2)   Mechanical energy into electrical energy

(3)   Electrical energy into mechanical energy

(4)   Chemical energy into electrical energy

67. In elections held for Constituent Assembly of Nepal, recently, the leader o political party winning the highest number of seats is :

(1)   Gyanendra

(2)   Prachanda

(3)   Vir Vikram Sah

(4)   None of these

68. Which of the following persons is known for his pioneering efforts in promoting the green revolution in India?

(1)   Albert Einstein

(2)   Norman Borlaug

(3)   Benjamin Franklin

(4)   Kapil Dev

69. Anaemia is cased due to lack of which of the following materials in body?

(1)   Copper

(2)   Calcium

(3)   Zinc

(4)   Iron

70. Diabetes is caused due to lack of which of the following?

(1)   Testasterone

(2)   Insulin

(3)   Vitamin D

(4)   Calcium

71.

(1)   23/20

(2)   41/35

(3)   161/140

(4)   221/140

72. Nuclear deal with which of the following countries was hotly debated recently?

(1)   Britain

(2)   China

(3)   Australia

(4)   USA

73. Alexander attacked India in the year :

(1)   320 B.C.

(2)   326 B.C.

(3)   261 B.C.

(4)   256 B.C.

74. Which disease is caused due to lack of vitamin ‘C’ in human body?

(1)   Scurvy

(2)   Night blindness

(3)   Rickets

(4)   Beri-beri

75. Chief of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena is :

(1)   Uddhav Thackeray

(2)   Raj Thackeray

(3)   Balasaheb Thackeray

(4)   None of these

76. The leader of Pakistan People’s Party killed in a bomb explosion was:

(1)   Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

(2)   Benazir Bhutto

(4)   Fiedel Castro

77. When a bar magnet is hung from a thread, it will point towards :

(1)   North-South direction

(2)   East-West direction

(3)   Not in specific direction

(4)   Will depend upon the length of the magnet

78. Sati system came to end during the tenure of which Governor General?

(1)   Cornwallis

(2)   Warren Hastings

(3)   Dalhousie

(4)   William Bentick

79. Kanishka belonged to which dynasty?

(1)   Mauryas

(2)   Guptas

(3)   Kushanas

(4)   Chalukyas

80. If 4th day of the month, falls two days after Monday,19th of the month will be :

(1)   Monday

(2)   Wednesday

(3)   Friday

(4)   Thursday

81. The value of gravitational acceleration ‘g’ is :

(1)   9.8 m/sec2

(2)   98 m/sec2

(3)   0.98 m/sec2

(4)   0.098 m/sec2

82. Which metal is extracted from Kolar mines?

(1)   Copper

(2)   Aluminium

(3)   Silver

(4)   Gold

83. The Union Territory of Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a State, because :

(1)   Its legislature is not bi-cameral

(2)   This is National Capital territory, its legislature and cabinet have limited powers

(3)   There is not High Court

(4)   It has no language of its own

84. Some cards are distributed among A< B, C and D A gets one card less than B, while C gets 5 cards more than D. B and D get equal cards. The person who gets minimum cards is :

(1)   A

(2)   B

(3)   C

(4)   D

85. Credit for unification of princely states goes to :

(1)   C. Rajagopalachari

(3)   Sardar Patel

(4)   Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

86. Gopal is elder than Mohan, but younger than Ram. Mohan is elder than Sohan but younger than Ram. The eldest of them is :

(1)   Gopal

(2)   Mohan

(3)   Ram

(4)   Sohan

87. Who is Ex-Officio Chairperson of Planning Commission?

(1)   President of India

(2)   Prime Minister of India

(4)   Finance Minister

88. Census is done in India generally after every :

(1)   5 years

(2)   7 years

(3)   10 years

(4)   20 years

89. Which of the following does not participate in the election of President of India?

(1)   Rajya Sabha

(2)   Lok Sabha

(3)   Vidhan Sabha

90. The biggest living mammal is :

(1)   Elephant

(2)   Blue Whale

(3)   Camel

(4)   Giraffe

91. Olympic games had been held in 2008 in :

(1)   Beijing

(2)   Atlanta

(3)   Melbourne

(4)   Seoul

92. Kumbha Mela is not held at which of the following places?

(2)   Bhopal

(3)   Haridwar

(4)   Nasik

93. Which of the following is a nuclear fuel?

(1)   Thorium

(2)   Graphite

(3)   Diamond

(4)   Silicon

94. In the given list of folk dances and concerned State, which is not correctly matched?

(Dance form)           (State)

(2)   Bhangra                    –        Punjab

(3)   Dandia             –        Gujarat

95. Tenure of Rajya Sabha Member is :

(1)   4 years

(2)   5 years

(3)   6 years

(4)   10 years

96. Which of the following is a leap year?

(1)   1986

(2)   1906

(3)   1980

(4)   1998

97. I am standing on a river back towards the river. An object is floating from my left to right. The river is flowing from west to east. I am facing towards :

(1)   East

(2)   West

(3)   North

(4)   South

98. Largest track of Indian Railways is of which gauge?

(1)   Metre Gauge

(2)   Narrow Gauge

(4)   Standard Gauge

99. Name the House among the following which is presided by a person who is not a Member o the House?

(1)   Lok Sabha

(2)   Rajya Sabha

(3)   Vidhan Sabha

100. Match the countries given in List-I to the continent they are given in List-II and choose the correct answers from the codes given below :

List-I (Country)

(a) Thailand  (b) Ghana

(c) Argentina (d) Spain

List-II (Continent)

(1) South America

(2) Asia

(3) Europe

(4) Africa

(1)   (a) – 2; (b) – 4; (c) – 1; (d) – 3

(2)   (a) – 2; (b) – 4; (c) – 3; (d) – 1

(3)   (a) – 4; (b) – 2; (c) – 1; (d) – 3

(4)   (a) – 2; (b) – 1; (c) – 4; (d) – 3

101. ‘Bhudan Movement’ was started by :

(1)   Vinoba Bhave

(2)   Mahatma Gandhi

(3)   Sardar Patel

(4)   C. Rajagopalachari

102. In the given list of Zonal Railways and their Headquarter Offices, which is not correctly matched?

(1)   East-Central Railway – Hajipur

(2)   Easter Railway-Kolkata

(3)   Northern Railway – New Delhi

103. Gadar Party was founded by :

(1)   Lala Lajpat Rai

(2)   Sohan Singh Bhakhna

(3)   Lala Har Dayal

(4)   Jagat Pal Singh

104. Which of the following cannot convert atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogen compounds?

(1)   Soyabean

(2)   Wheat

(3)   Peanut

(4)   Peas

105. Which of the following is not a gas at room temperature?

(1)   Hydrogen

(2)   Iodine

(3)   Fluorine

(4)   Helium

106. Which of the following is not correct matched?

(1)   Rama Charita Manas – Tulsi Das

(2)   Kamayani – Jay Shankar Prasad

(3)   Madhushala – Sumitra Nandan Pant

(4)   My experiment with truth – M. K. Gandhi

107. Author of ‘Satanic Verses’ is :

(1)   Salman Rushdie

(2)   Vikram Seth

(3)   R. K. Narayan

(4)   Mulkraj Anand

108. Constitution of India came into operation with effect from :

(1)   15th August, 1947

(2)   26th January, 1950

(3)   26th January, 1947

(4)   15th August, 1950

109. Find the odd one out :

(1)   Red

(2)   Black

(3)   Yellow

(4)   Colour

110. A bus charges 40 paise for the first 1.6 km, 35 paise for the next 1.4 km and thereafter 25 paise for every 3 km. In Rs. 4, a person will travel for :

(1)   42 km

(2)   43 km

(3)   45 km

(4)   39 km

111. Choose the correct sequence of the following fraction in ascending order :

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

112. At 8.30 PM, the angle between hour hand and minute hand shall be :

(1)   90°

(2)   75°

(3)   60°

(4)   85°

113. Deepak walks 40 metre in North direction, then he turns right and walks 50 metre. He again turns right and walks 40 metre. How far h e is with respect to his original position?

(1)   0 metre

(2)   50 metre

(3)   40 metre

(4)   10 metre

114. Ramkrishna Mission was founded by :

(1)   Ramakrishna Paramhansa

(2)   Swami Vivekananda

(3)   Dayanand Saraswati

(4)   Raja Rammohan Roy

115. The largest share of electricity produced in India is of :

(1)   Thermal power

(2)   Hydro electric power

(3)   Nuclear power

(4)   Wind power

116. Of the first three Presidents of India, which is the correct sequence in chronological order?

(4)   None of these

117. Who discovered sea route from Europe to India?

(1)   Columbus

(2)   Vasco-de-Gama

(3)   East India Company

(4)   Magelan

118. Two plane mirrors are bent at an angle of 90°, the number of images appearing in the mirrors will be :

(1)   1

(2)   2

(3)   3

(4)   4

119. When a beam of sun light is passed through a prism, it is seen in how many colours?

(1)   5

(2)   6

(3)   7

(4)   8

120. Rajendra was born on 3rd March, 1978, Manoj is 4 days elder than Rajendra. If in that year, the Republic Day was celebrated on Saturday, Manoj was born on :

(1)   Wednesday

(2)   Friday

(3)   Tuesday

(4)   Thursday

121. How many edges are there in a cube?

(1)   6

(2)   12

(3)   8

(4)   16

122. In Computer language, CPU means :

(1)   Computerized Power Unit

(2)   Central Processing Unit

(3)   Central Power Unit

(4)   Central Peripheral Unit

123. Which of the following works as fuel for human body?

(1)   Protein

(2)   Vitamin

(3)   Carbohydrate

(4)   Water

124. Carrot is the main source of vitamin :

(1)   A

(2)   B

(3)   C

(4)   D

125. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

(Country)        (Capital)

(1)   Russia –                    Moscow

(2)   Nepal –            Kathmandu

(3)   China –            Tokyo

(4)   Afghanistan – Kabul

126. Correct chronological order of dynasties is

(1)   Khiljis, Ghulams, Tughlaqs, Mughals

(2)   Ghulams, Khijis, Tughlaqs, Mughals

(3)   Ghulams, Khiljis, Mughals, Tughlaqs

(4)   Tughlaqs, Ghulams, Khiljis, Mughals

127. Ice floats on water because :

(1)   Ice absorbs some water and floats

(2)   It is due to chemical reaction between ice and water

(3)   Density of ice is less than the density of water

(4)   None of these

128. Find the odd one out :

(1)   March

(2)   April

(3)   June

(4)   September

129. Panini is related to :

(1)   Painting

(2)   Sanskrit Grammar

(3)   Dance

(4)   Medical Education

130. Which of the following cities is not situated at river Ganga?

(1)   Kanpur

(3)   Patna

(4)   Haridwar

131. First Sikh Guru was :

(1)   Guru Arjun Dev

(3)   Guru Nanak Dev

(4)   Guru Gobind Singh

132. It is 3 O’clock in my watch. If the hour hand points towards east direction, the minute hand will point towards:

(1)   North

(2)   South

(3)   West

(4)   North-East

133. Boundaries of which of the following states does not touch a neighbouring country?

(1)   Bihar

(2)   Jharkhand

(3)   West Bengal

134. Chief Minister of Maharashtra is :

(1)   Ashok Chavan

(2)   Manohar Joshi

(3)   Gopinath Munde

(4)   S. M. Krishna

135. Match the measuring device given in List-I to the things they are in given in List-II and choose the answers from the codes given below :

List-I (Measuring device)

(a) Thermometer

(b) Barometer

(c) Voltmeter

(d) Lactometer

List-II (Things measured)

(1) Voltage

(2) Purity of Milk

(3) Pressure

(4) Temperature

(1)   (a) – 4; (b) – 2; (c) – 1; (d) – 3

(2)   (a) – 3; (b) – 4; (c) – 2; (d) – 1

(3)   (a) – 3; (b) – 4; (c) – 1; (d) – 2

(4)   (a) – 4; (b) – 3; (c) – 1; (d) – 2

136. Which of the following blood group is universal acceptor?

(1)   A

(2)   B

(3)   AB

(4)   O

137. Which is a famous palce of an ancient university?

(1)   Rajgir

(2)   Nalanda

(3)   Sarnath

(4)   Vaishali

138. President’s Rule can be imposed in a State of India under which Article of Constitution of India?

(1)   Article 356

(2)   Article 352

(3)   Article 370

(4)   Article 324

139. If the length and width of a rectangular park is increased by 20% each, the area of the park shall increase by :

(1)   40%

(2)   20%

(3)   44%

(4)   36%

140. Students of a class are sitting in a row during photography session. Shailendra is sitting at the 4th place from one end, but he is at 27th place from the other end. Number of students in the class is :

(1)   32

(2)   29

(3)   31

(4)   30

141. The name of National President of Bharatiya Janata Party is :

(2)   A. B. Vajpayee

(3)   Rajnath Singh

(4)   Venkaiah Naidu

142. Which of the following Sultans had shifted the capital from Delhi to Daulatabad?

(1)   Firoz Tughlaq

(3)   Allauddin Khilji

(4)   QUtubuddin Aibak

143. Four friends are sitting in a row. Raju is at right side of Pankaj. Virendra is at the right side of Raju. Sanjay is at the left side of Virendra and Raju, but he is not at the end. The person sitting at the right end of the row is :

(1)   Raju

(2)   Virendra

(3)   Sanjay

(4)   Pankaj

144. Decibel is used in measurement of :

(1)   Intensity of sound

(2)   Sugar in blood

(3)   Density of air

(4)   Height of earphone during flight

145. In terms of total population, among all countries of the world, India is at position :

(1)   1

(2)   2

(3)   3

(4)   4

146. America was discovered by:

(1)   Vasco-da-gama

(2)   Columbus

(3)   Magelan

(4)   Captain Cook

147. In order to produce an arrested person before a Court, which type of writ can be issued?

(1)   Mandamus

(2)   Habeas Corpus

(3)   Quo-Warranto

(4)   Certiorari

148. Sardar Sarovar dam is being built on river :

(3)   Godavari

(4)   Tapti

149. Match physical quantities given in List-I to their units in List-II and select the answers from the codes given below :

List-I (Physical quantity)

(a) Acceleration      (b) Force

(c) Work Done

(d) Temperature

List-II (Units)

(1) Fahrenheit                   (2) Joule

(3) Newton             (4) Metre/Second2

(1)   (a) – 4; (b) – 2; (c) – 3; (d) – 1

(2)   (a) – 2; (b) – 4; (c) – 3; (d) – 1

(3)   (a) – 4; (b) – 3; (c) – 2; (d) – 1

(4)   (a) – 3; (b) – 4; (c) – 2; (d) – 1

150. Match the religious books in List-I with religions in List-II and give correct answer using the codes given below :

List-I (Religious Books)

(a) Quran

(b) Bible

(c) Jatak

(d) Guru Granth Sahib

List-II (Religion)

(1) Christianity

(2) Islam

(3) Sikhism

(4) Buddhism

(1)   (a) – 1; (b) – 2; (c) – 4; (d) – 3

(2)   (a) – 2; (b) – 1; (c) – 3; (d) – 4

(3)   (a) – 2; (b) – 3; (c) – 1; (d) – 4

(4)   (a) – 2; (b) – 1; (c) – 4; (d) – 3