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                                             (a) 8 hrs
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                                             (b) 7 1/2 hrs
1.If 2x-y=4 then 6x-3y=?
                                             (c) 7 hrs
(a)15
                                             (d) 9 hrs
(b)12
                                             Ans. (b)
(c)18
                                             6. Find the smallest number in a GP whose
(d)10
                                             sum is 38
                                             and product 1728
Ans. (b)
                                             (a) 12
2.If x=y=2z and xyz=256 then what is the
                                             (b) 20
value of x?
                                             (c) 8
                                             (d) none of these
(a)12
                                             Ans. (c)
(b)8
                                             7. A boat travels 20 kms upstream in 6 hrs
(c)16
                                             and 18 kms
(d)6
                                             downstream in 4
                                             hrs.Find the speed of the boat in still
Ans. (b)
                                             water and the
3. (1/10)18 - (1/10)20 = ?
                                             speed of the
(a) 99/1020
                                             water current?
(b) 99/10
                                             (a) 1/2 kmph
(c) 0.9
                                             (b) 7/12 kmph
(d) none of these
                                             (c) 5 kmph
Ans. (a)
                                             (d) none of these
4.Pipe A can fill in 20 minutes and Pipe B
                                             Ans. (b)
in 30 mins
                                             8. A goat is tied to one corner of a square
and Pipe C can
                                             plot of
empty the same in 40 mins.If all of them
                                             side 12m by a rope
work
                                             7m long.Find the area it can graze?
together, find the time
                                             (a) 38.5 sq.m
taken to fill the tank
                                             (b) 155 sq.m
(a) 17 1/7 mins
                                             (c) 144 sq.m
(b) 20 mins
                                             (d) 19.25 sq.m
(c) 8 mins
                                             Ans. (a)
(d) none of these
                                             9. Mr. Shah decided to walk down the
Ans. (a)
                                             escalator of a
5. Thirty men take 20 days to complete a
                                             tube station. He
job working 9
                                             found that if he walks down 26 steps, he
hours a day.How
                                             requires 30
many hour a day should 40 men work to
                                             seconds to
complete the
reach the bottom. However, if he steps        13. In the given figure, PA and PB are
down 34 stairs                                tangents to the
he would only                                 circle at A and
require 18 seconds to get to the bottom. If   B respectively and the chord BC is parallel
the time                                      to
is measured from                              tangent PA. If AC = 6
the moment the top step begins to             cm, and length of the tangent AP is 9 cm,
descend to the                                then what
time he steps off                             is the length of
the last step at the bottom, find out the     the chord BC?
height of                                     Ans. BC = 4 cm.
the stair way in                              15 Three cards are drawn at random from
steps?                                        an ordinary
Ans.46 steps.                                 pack of cards.
10. The average age of 10 members of a        Find the probability that they will consist
committee is                                  of a king,
the same as it was                            a queen and an ace.
4 years ago, because an old member has        Ans. 64/2210.
been replaced                                 16. A number of cats got together and
by a young                                    decided to kill
member. Find how much younger is the          between them
new member ?                                  999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal
Ans.40 years.                                 number of
11. Three containers A, B and C have          mice. Each cat
volumes a, b, and                             killed more mice than there were cats.
c respectively;                               How many cats
and container A is full of water while the    do you think
other two                                     there were ?
are empty. If                                 Ans. 991.
from container A water is poured into         17. If Log2 x - 5 Log x + 6 = 0, then what
container B                                   would the
which becomes 1/3                             value / values of
full, and into container C which becomes      x be?
1/2 full, how                                 Ans. x = e2 or e3.
much water is                                 18. The square of a two digit number is
left in container A?                          divided by
12. ABCE is an isosceles trapezoid and        half the number.
ACDE is a                                     After 36 is added to the quotient, this sum
rectangle. AB = 10                            is then
and EC = 20. What is the length of AE?        divided by 2.
Ans. AE = 10.                                 The digits of the resulting number are the
same as                                        Ans. Brand A needed is 24kgs.
those in the                                   23. A wizard named Nepo says "I am only
original number, but they are in reverse       three times my
order. The                                     son's age. My
ten's place of                                 father is 40 years more than twice my age.
the original number is equal to twice the      Together
difference                                     the three of us
between its                                    are a mere 1240 years old." How old is
digits. What is the number?                    Nepo?
Ans. 46                                        Ans. 360 years old.
19.Can you tender a one rupee note in          24. One dog tells the other that there are
such a manner                                  two dogs in
that there shall                               front of me.
be total 50 coins but none of them would       The other one also shouts that he too had
be 2 paise                                     two behind
coins.?                                        him. How many are
Ans. 45 one paisa coins, 2 five paise coins,   they?
2 ten                                          Ans. Three.
paise coins, and 1                             25. A man ate 100 bananas in five days,
twenty-five paise coins.                       each day
20.A monkey starts climbing up a tree          eating 6 more than
20ft. tall. Each                               the previous day. How many bananas did
hour, it hops                                  he eat on the
3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time         first day?
would it take                                  Ans. Eight.
the monkey to                                  26. If it takes five minutes to boil one egg,
reach the top?                                 how long
Ans.18 hours.                                  will it take to
21. What is the missing number in this         boil four eggs?
series? 8 2                                    Ans. Five minutes.
14 6 11 ? 14 6 18 12                           27. The minute hand of a clock overtakes
Ans. 9                                         the hour hand
22. A certain type of mixture is prepared      at intervals of
by mixing                                      64 minutes of correct time. How much a
brand A at Rs.9 a                              day does the
kg. with brand B at Rs.4 a kg. If the          clock gain or lose?
mixture is worth                               Ans. 32 8/11 minutes.
Rs.7 a kg., how                                28. Solve for x and y: 1/x - 1/y = 1/3, 1/x2
many kgs. of brand A are needed to make        + 1/y2
40kgs. of                                      = 5/9.
the mixture?                                   Ans. x = 3/2 or -3 and y = 3 or -3/2.
29. Daal is now being sold at Rs. 20 a kg.      B can fill it
During last                                     in 20 & 30 minutes respectively while C
month its rate                                  can empty it
was Rs. 16 per kg. By how much percent          in 15 minutes.
should a family                                 If A, B & C are kept open successively for 1
reduce its                                      minute
consumption so as to keep the                   each, how soon
expenditure fixed?                              will the tank be filled?
Ans. 20 %.                                      Ans. 167 minutes.
30. Find the least value of 3x + 4y if x2y3 =   35. A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate
6.                                              is 40
Ans. 10.                                        minutes late. What is
31. Can you find out what day of the week       his usual time? Ans. 3 hours 20 minutes.
was January
12, 1979?                                       36.For a motorist there are three ways
Ans. Friday.                                    going from City
32. A garrison of 3300 men has provisions       A to City C. By
for 32 days,                                    way of bridge the distance is 20 miles and
when given at a                                 toll is
rate of 850 grams per head. At the end of       $0.75. A tunnel
7 days a                                        between the two cities is a distance of 10
reinforcement                                   miles and
arrives and it was found that now the           toll is $1.00 for
provisions will                                 the vehicle and driver and $0.10 for each
last 8 days                                     passenger. A
less, when given at the rate of 825 grams       two-lane
per head.                                       highway without toll goes east for 30
How, many more men                              miles to city B
can it feed?                                    and then 20
Ans. 1700 men.                                  miles in a northwest direction to City C.
33. From 5 different green balls, four
different blue
balls and three                                 1. Which is the shortest route from B to C
different red balls, how many
combinations of balls                           (a) Directly on toll free highway to City C
can be chosen                                   (b) The bridge
taking at least one green and one blue          (c) The Tunnel
ball?                                           (d) The bridge or the tunnel
Ans. 3720.                                      (e) The bridge only if traffic is heavy on
34. Three pipes, A, B, & C are attached to      the toll
a tank. A &                                     free highway
Ans. (a)                                     tunnel the chief
                                             factor(s) would be:
2. The most economical way of going from     I. Traffic and road conditions
City A to                                    II. Number of passengers in the car
City B, in terms of                          III. Location of one's homes in the center
toll and distance is to use the              or
                                             outskirts of one of the
(a) tunnel                                   cities
(b) bridge                                   IV. Desire to save $0.25
(c) bridge or tunnel
(d) toll free highway                        (a) I only
(e) bridge and highway                       (b) II only
                                             (c) II and III only
Ans. (a)                                     (d) III and IV only
                                             (e) I and II only

3. Jim usually drives alone from City C to   Ans. (a)
City A
every working day.
His firm deducts a percentage of             37.The letters A, B, C, D, E, F and G, not
employee pay for                             necessarily
lateness. Which                              in that order,
factor would most influence his choice of    stand for seven consecutive integers from
the bridge                                   1 to 10
or the tunnel ?                              D is 3 less than A
                                             B is the middle term
(a) Whether his wife goes with him           F is as much less than B as C is greater
(b) scenic beauty on the route               than D
(c) Traffic conditions on the road, bridge   G is greater than F
and tunnel
(d) saving $0.25 in tolls                    1. The fifth integer is
(e) price of gasoline consumed in covering   (a) A
additional                                   (b) C
10 miles on the                              (c) D
bridge                                       (d) E
                                             (e) F
Ans. (a)
                                             Ans. (a)

4. In choosing between the use of the
bridge and the                               2. A is as much greater than F as which
integer is                                   greater than the
less than G                                  smallest possible value of D?
(a) A                                        (a) 2
(b) B                                        (b) 3
(c) C                                        (c) 4
(d) D                                        (d) 5
(e) E                                        (e) 6
                                             Ans. (a)
Ans. (a)
3. If A = 7, the sum of E and G is
                                             38.
(a) 8
                                             1. All G's are H's
(b) 10
                                             2. All G's are J's or K's
(c) 12
                                             3. All J's and K's are G's
(d) 14
                                             4. All L's are K's
(e) 16
                                             5. All N's are M's
                                             6. No M's are G's
Ans. (a)

4. A - F = ?
                                             1. If no P's are K's, which of the following
(a) 1
                                             must be
(b) 2
                                             true?
(c) 3
(d) 4
                                             (a) All P's are J's
(e) Cannot be determined
                                             (b) No P is a G
                                             (c) No P is an H
Ans. (a)
                                             (d) If any P is an H it is a G
                                             (e) If any P is a G it is a J
                                             Ans. (a)
5. An integer T is as much greater than C
as C is
greater than E. T                            2. Which of the following can be logically
can be written as A + E. What is D?          deduced
(a) 2                                        from the conditions
(b) 3                                        stated?
(c) 4
(d) 5                                        (a) No M's are H's
(e) Cannot be determined                     (b) No M's that are not N's are H's
                                             (c) No H's are M's
Ans. (a)                                     (d) Some M's are H's
6. The greatest possible value of C is how   (e) All M's are H's
much
Ans. (a)                                      parties so that each
3. Which of the following is inconsistent     party controls
with one or                                   one and only one office at all times. The
more of the                                   three top
conditions?                                   office holders
                                              must each have two deputies, one from
(a) All H's are G's                           each of the
(b) All H's that are not G's are M's          other parties. Each
(c) Some H's are both M's and G's             deputy must choose a staff composed of
(d) No M's are H's                            equally members
(e) All M's are H's                           of his or her
                                              chiefs party and member of the third
Ans. (a)                                      party.
4. The statement "No L's are J's" is
I. Logically deducible from the conditions    1. When Justice party holds one of the top
stated                                        offices,
II. Consistent with but not deducible from    which of the
the                                           following cannot be true
conditions stated
III. Deducible from the stated conditions     (a) Some of the staff members within that
together                                      office are
with the additional                           justice party members
statement "No J's are K's"                    (b) Some of the staff members within that
                                              office are
(a) I only                                    democratic party
(b) II only                                   members
(c) III only                                  (c) Two of the deputies within the other
(d) II and III only                           offices are
(e) Neither I, II nor III                     justice party members
                                              (d) Two of the deputies within the other
Ans. (a)                                      offices are
39.In country X, democratic, conservative     conservative
and justice                                   party members
parties have                                  (e) Some of the staff members within the
fought three civil wars in twenty years. TO   other offices
restore                                       are justice
stability an                                  party members.
agreement is reached to rotate the top
offices                                       Ans. (a)
President, Prime
Minister and Army Chief among the             2. When the democratic party holds
presidency, the                                belonging
staff of the prime                             to parties
minister's deputies are composed               different from the party of the top office
I. One-fourth of democratic party              holder in
members                                        that office.
II. One-half of justice party members and
one-fourth                                     Ans. (a)
of conservative                                4. The office of the Army Chief passes
party members                                  from
III. One-half of conservative party            Conservative to Justice
members and                                    party. Which of the following must be
one-fourth of justice                          fired.
party members.
                                               (a) The democratic deputy and all staff
(a) I only                                     members
(b) I and II only                              belonging to Justice party
(c) II or III but not both                     (b) Justice party deputy and all his or hers
(d) I and II or I and III                      staff
(e) None of these                              members
                                               (c) Justice party deputy and half of his
Ans. (a)                                       Conservative
3. Which of the following is allowable         staff members in
under the rules                                the chief of staff office
as stated:                                     (d) The Conservative deputy and all of his
                                               or her
(a) More than half of the staff within a       staff members
given office                                   belonging to Conservative party
belonging to a                                 (e) No deputies and all staff members
single party                                   belonging to
(b) Half of the staff within a given office    conservative parties.
belonging
to a single party                              Ans. (a)
(c) Any person having a member of the          40.In recommendations to the board of
same party as                                  trustees a
his or her                                     tuition increase of
immediate superior                             $500 per year, the president of the
(d) Half the total number of staff             university said
members in all                                 "There were no
three offices                                  student demonstrations over the previous
belonging to a single party                    increases of
(e) Half the staff members in a given office   $300 last year
and $200 the year before". If the              together.
president's                                    The following
statement is accurate                          guidelines were established to set up the
then which of the following can be validly     new office
inferred                                       I. Bookeepers A and C are constantly
from the                                       finding fault
information given:                             with one another
I. Most students in previous years felt that   and should not be sent together to the
the                                            new office as a
increases were                                 team
justified because of increased operating       II. C and E function well alone but not as a
costs.                                         team ,
II. Student apathy was responsible for the     they should be
failure of                                     seperated
students to                                    III. D and G have not been on speaking
protest the previous tuition increases.        terms and
III. Students are not likely to demonstrate    shouldn't go together
over new                                       IV Since D and F have been competing for
tuition increases.                             promotion
                                               they shouldn't be a
(a) I only                                     team
(b) II only                                    1.If A is to be moved as one of the
(c) I or II but not both                       bookeepers,which
(d) I, II and III                              of the following
(e) None                                       cannot be a possible working unit.

Ans. (a)                                       A.ABDEH
                                               B.ABDGH
41. The office staff of XYZ corporation        C.ABEFH
presently                                      D.ABEGH
consists of three
bookeepers--A, B, C and 5 secretaries D, E,    Ans.B
F, G, H.
The management is
planning to open a new office in another       2.If C and F are moved to the new
city using 2                                   office,how many
bookeepers and 3                               combinations are
secretaries of the present staff . To do so    possible
they plan
to seperate                                    A.1
certain individuals who don't function well    B.2
C.3                                          B.II only
D.4                                          C.I and II only
                                             D.I and III only
Ans.A
                                             Ans.D

3.If C is sent to the new office,which
member of the                                42.After months of talent searching for an
staff cannot go                              administrative assistant to
with C                                       the president of the college the field of
                                             applicants
A.B                                          has been narrowed
B.D                                          down to 5--A, B, C, D, E .It was announced
C.F                                          that the
D.G                                          finalist would be
                                             chosen after a series of all-day group
Ans.B                                        personal
                                             interviews were
                                             held.The examining committee agreed
4.Under the guidelines developed,which       upon the following
of the                                       procedure
following must go to the
new office                                   I.The interviews will be held once a week
                                             II.3 candidates will appear at any all-day
A.B                                          interview
B.D                                          session
C.E                                          III.Each candidate will appear at least once
D.G                                          IV.If it becomes necessary to call
                                             applicants for
Ans.A                                        additonal
                                             interviews, no more 1 such applicant
                                             should be asked
5.If D goes to the new office,which of the   to appear the
following                                    next week
is/are true                                  V.Because of a detail in the written
                                             applications,it
I.C cannot go                                was agreed that
II.A cannot go                               whenever candidate B appears, A should
III.H must also go                           also be
                                             present.
A.I only                                     VI.Because of travel difficulties it was
agreed that C                                III.C
will appear for                              IV.E
only 1 interview.                            A.I and II
1.At the first interview the following       B.I and III only
candidates                                   C.II and III only
appear A,B,D.Which                           D.III and IV only
of the follwing combinations can be called
for the                                      Ans.D
interview to be
held next week.                              4.Which of the following correctly state(s)
                                             the
A.BCD                                        procedure followed by
B.CDE                                        the search committee
C.ABE
D.ABC                                        I.After the second interview all applicants
Ans.B                                        have
                                             appeared at least once
                                             II.The committee sees each applicant a
2.Which of the following is a possible
                                             second time
sequence of
                                             III.If a third session,it is possible for all
combinations for
                                             applicants to appear at
interviews in 2 successive weeks
                                             least twice

A.ABC;BDE
                                             A.I only
B.ABD;ABE
                                             B.II only
C.ADE;ABC
                                             C.III only
D.BDE;ACD
                                             D.Both I and II

Ans.C
                                             Ans.A


3.If A ,B and D appear for the interview
                                             43. A certain city is served by subway lines
and D is
                                             A,B and C
called for
                                             and numbers 1 2
additional interview the following
                                             and 3
week,which 2
                                             When it snows , morning service on B is
candidates may be
                                             delayed
asked to appear with D?
                                             When it rains or snows , service on A, 2
                                             and 3 are
I. A
                                             delayed both in the
II B
                                             morning and afternoon
When temp. falls below 30 degrees               (C) 4
farenheit afternoon                             (D) 5
service is                                      Ans. C
cancelled in either the A line or the 3 line,
but not both.                                   Q3. On which of the following occasions
When the temperature rises over 90              would service
degrees farenheit,                              be on the
the afternoon                                   greatest number of lines disrupted.
service is cancelled in either the line C or    (A) A snowy afternoon with the
the                                             temperature at 45
3 line but not both.                            degree farenheit
When the service on the A line is delayed       (B) A snowy morning with the
or                                              temperature at 45 degree
cancelled, service on the                       farenheit
C line which connects the A line, is            (C) A rainy afternoon with the
delayed.                                        temperature at 45
When service on the 3 line is cancelled,        degree farenheit
service on                                      (D) A rainy afternoon with the
the B line which                                temperature at 95
connects the 3 line is delayed.                 degree farenheit
Q1. On Jan 10th, with the temperature at        Ans. B
15 degree
farenheit, it                                   44. In a certain society, there are two
snows all day. On how many lines will           marriage
service be                                      groups, red and
affected, including both morning and            brown. No marriage is permitted within a
afternoon.                                      group. On
(A) 2                                           marriage, males
(B) 3                                           become part of their wives groups;
(C) 4                                           women remain in
(D) 5                                           their own group.
Ans. D                                          Children belong to the same group as
                                                their parents.
Q2. On Aug 15th with the temperature at         Widowers and
97 degrees                                      divorced males revert to the group of
farenheit it begins                             their birth.
to rain at 1 PM. What is the minimum            Marriage to more
number                                          than one person at the same time and
of lines on which service will be affected?     marriage to a
(A) 2                                           direct descendant
(B) 3                                           are forbidden
Q1. A brown female could have had          daughter's
I. A grandfather born Red                  ex-husband
II. A grandmother born Red                 (C) A widower marrying his brother's
III Two grandfathers born Brown            daughter
(A) I only                                 (D) A woman marrying her mother's
(B) III only                               brother who is a
(C) I, II and III                          widower.
(D) I and II only                          Ans. D
Ans. D
                                           Q5. I. All G's are H's
Q2. A male born into the brown group       II. All G's are J's or K's
may have                                   III All J's and K's are G's
(A) An uncle in either group               IV All L's are K's
(B) A brown daughter                       V All N's are M's
(C) A brown son                            VI No M's are G's
(D) A son-in-law born into red group       45. There are six steps that lead from the
Ans. A                                     first to
                                           the second floor.
Q3. Which of the following is not          No two people can be on the same step
permitted under the                        Mr. A is two steps below Mr. C
rules as stated.                           Mr. B is a step next to Mr. D
(A) A brown male marrying his father's     Only one step is vacant ( No one standing
sister                                     on that step
(B) A red female marrying her mother's     )
brother                                    Denote the first step by step 1 and second
(C) A widower marrying his wife's sister   step by
(D) A widow marrying her divorced          step 2 etc.
daughter's                                 1. If Mr. A is on the first step, Which of the
ex-husband                                 following is true?
Ans. B                                     (a) Mr. B is on the second step
                                           (b) Mr. C is on the fourth step.
Q4. If widowers and divorced males         (c) A person Mr. E, could be on the third
retained their                             step
group they had upon                        (d) Mr. D is on higher step than Mr. C.
marrying which of the following would be   Ans: (d)
permissible (                              2. If Mr. E was on the third step & Mr. B
Assume that no                             was on a
previous marriage occurred)                higher step than
(A) A woman marrying her dead sister's     Mr. E which step must be vacant
husband                                    (a) step 1
(B) A woman marrying her divorced          (b) step 2
(c) step 4                                     (c) iii only
(d) step 5                                     (d) both i and iii
(e) step 6                                     Ans: (c)
Ans: (a)
3. If Mr. B was on step 1, which step could    46. Six swimmers A, B, C, D, E, F compete
A be on?                                       in a race.
(a) 2&e only                                   The outcome is as
(b) 3&5 only                                   follows.
(c) 3&4 only                                   i. B does not win.
(d) 4&5 only                                   ii. Only two swimmers separate E & D
(e) 2&4 only                                   iii. A is behind D & E
Ans: (c)                                       iv. B is ahead of E , with one swimmer
4. If there were two steps between the         intervening
step that A was                                v. F is a head of D
standing and                                   1. Who stood fifth in the race ?
the step that B was standing on, and A         (a) A
was on a higher                                (b) B
step than D , A                                (c) C
must be on step                                (d) D
(a) 2                                          (e) E
(b) 3                                          Ans: (e)
(c) 4                                          2. How many swimmers seperate A and F
(d) 5                                          ?
(e) 6                                          (a) 1
Ans: (c)                                       (b) 2
                                               (c) 3
5. Which of the following is false             (d) 4
                                               (e) cannot be determined
i. B&D can be both on odd-numbered             Ans: (d)
steps in one                                   3. The swimmer between C & E is
configuration                                  (a) none
ii. In a particular configuration A and C      (b) F
must either                                    (c) D
both an odd                                    (d) B
numbered steps or both an even-                (e) A
numbered steps                                 Ans: (a)
iii. A person E can be on a step next to the
vacant
step.                                          4. If the end of the race, swimmer D is
(a) i only                                     disqualified
(b) ii only                                    by the Judges
then swimmer B finishes in which place      Ans: (c)
(a) 1                                       2. Which must be false ?
(b) 2                                       (a) House A has a yellow roof
(c) 3                                       (b) House A & C have different color
(d) 4                                       chimney
(e) 5                                       (c) House D has a black chimney
Ans: (b)                                    (d) House E has a white chimney
47. Five houses lettered A,B,C,D, & E are   (e) House B&D have the same color roof.
built in a                                  Ans: (b)
row next to each                            3. If house C has a yellow roof. Which
other. The houses are lined up in the       must be true.
order A,B,C,D, &                            (a) House E has a white chimney
E. Each of the                              (b) House E has a black chimney
five houses has a colored chimney. The      (c) House E has a red chimney
roof and                                    (d) House D has a red chimney
chimney of each                             (e) House C has a black chimney
housemust be painted as follows.            Ans: (a)
i. The roof must be painted either          4. Which possible combinations of roof &
green,red ,or                               chimney can
yellow.                                     house
ii. The chimney must be painted either      I. A red roof 7 a black chimney
white, black,                               II. A yellow roof & a red chimney
or red.                                     III. A yellow roof & a black chimney
iii. No house may have the same color
chimney as the                              (a) I only
color of roof.                              (b) II only
iv. No house may use any of the same        (c) III only
colors that the                             (d) I & II only
every next house                            (e) I&II&III
uses.                                       Ans: (e)
v. House E has a green roof.                48. Find x+2y
vi. House B has a red roof and a black      (i). x+y=10
chimney                                     (ii). 2x+4y=20
1. Which of the following is true ?         Ans: (b)
(a) At least two houses have black
chimney.
(b) At least two houses have red roofs.     49. Is angle BAC is a right angle
(c) At least two houses have white          (i) AB=2BC
chimneys                                    (2) BC=1.5AC
(d) At least two houses have green roofs    Ans: (e)
(e) At least two houses have yellow roofs   50. Is x greater than y
(i) x=2k                                         C. inventory
(ii) k=2y                                        D. data mining
Ans: (e)                                         Ans : A

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1. All of the following are examples of real
security and privacy risks EXCEPT:               6. Which of the following is NOT one of the
A. hackers.                                      four major data processing functions of a
B. spam.                                         computer?
C. viruses.                                      A. gathering data
D. identity theft.                               B. processing data into information
Ans : B                                          C. analyzing the data or information
                                                 D. storing the data or information
2. A process known as ____________ is used       Ans : C
by large retailers to study trends.
A. data mining                                   7. ____________ tags, when placed on an
B. data selection                                animal, can be used to record and track in a
C. POS                                           database all of the animal’s movements.
D. data conversion                               A. POS
Ans : A                                          B. RFID
                                                 C. PPS
3. ____________terminals (formerly known as      D. GPS
cash registers) are often connected to           Ans : B
complex inventory and sales computer
systems.                                         8. Surgeons can perform delicate operations
A. Data                                          by manipulating devices through computers
B. Point-of-sale (POS)                           instead of manually. This technology is known
C. Sales                                         as:
D. Query                                         A. robotics.
Ans : B                                          B. computer forensics.
                                                 C. simulation.
4. A(n) ____________ system is a small,          D. forecasting.
wireless handheld computer that scans an         Ans : A
item’s tag and pulls up the current price (and
any special offers) as you shop.                 9. Technology no longer protected by
A. PSS                                           copyright, available to everyone, is considered
B. POS                                           to be:
A. proprietary.                                 D. store
B. open.                                        Ans : B
C. experimental.
D. in the public domain.                        15. After a picture has been taken with a
Ans : A                                         digital camera and processed appropriately,
                                                the actual print of the picture is considered:
10. ____________ is the study of molecules      A. data.
and structures whose size ranges from 1 to      B. output.
100 nanometers.                                 C. input.
A. Nanoscience                                  D. the process.
B. Microelectrodes                              Ans : B
C. Computer forensics
D. Artificial intelligence                      16. Computers use the ____________
Ans : A                                         language to process data.
                                                A. processing
11. ____________ is the science that            B. kilobyte
attempts to produce machines that display       C. binary
the same type of intelligence that humans do.   D. representational
A. Nanoscience                                  Ans : C
B. Nanotechnology
C. Simulation                                   17. Computers process data into information
D. Artificial intelligence (AI)                 by working exclusively with:
Ans : D                                         A. multimedia.
                                                B. words.
12. ____________ is data that has been          C. characters.
organized or presented in a meaningful          D. numbers.
fashion.                                        Ans : D
A. A process
B. Software                                     18. In the binary language each letter of the
C. Storage                                      alphabet, each number and each special
D. Information                                  character is made up of a unique combination
Ans : D                                         of:
13. The name for the way that computers         A. eight bytes.
manipulate data into information is called:     B. eight kilobytes.
A. programming.                                 C. eight characters.
B. processing.                                  D. eight bits.
C. storing.                                     Ans : D
D. organizing.
Ans : B                                         19. The term bit is short for:
                                                A. megabyte.
14. Computers gather data, which means that     B. binary language.
they allow users to ____________ data.          C. binary digit.
A. present                                      D. binary number.
B. input                                        Ans : C
C. output
20. A string of eight 0s and 1s is called a:     Ans : D
A. megabyte.
B. byte.                                         26. Which of the following is an example of an
C. kilobyte.                                     input device?
D. gigabyte.                                     A. scanner
Ans : B                                          B. speaker
                                                 C. CD
21. A ____________ is approximately one          D. printer
billion bytes.                                   Ans : A
A. kilobyte
B. bit                                           27. All of the following are examples of
C. gigabyte                                      storage devices EXCEPT:
D. megabyte                                      A. hard disk drives.
Ans : C                                          B. printers.
                                                 C. floppy disk drives.
22. A ____________ is approximately a            D. CD drives.
million bytes.                                   Ans : B
A. gigabyte
B. kilobyte                                      28. The ____________, also called the
C. megabyte                                      “brains” of the computer, is responsible for
D. terabyte                                      processing data.
Ans : C                                          A. motherboard
                                                 B. memory
23. ____________ is any part of the computer     C. RAM
that you can physically touch.                   D. central processing unit (CPU)
A. Hardware                                      Ans : D
B. A device
C. A peripheral                                  29. The CPU and memory are located on the:
D. An application                                A. expansion board.
Ans : A                                          B. motherboard.
                                                 C. storage device.
24. The components that process data are         D. output device.
located in the:                                  Ans : B
A. input devices.
B. output devices.                               30. Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo-
C. system unit.                                  editing are examples of:
D. storage component.                            A. application software.
Ans : C                                          B. system software.
                                                 C. operating system software.
25. All of the following are examples of input   D. platform software.
devices EXCEPT a:                                Ans : A
A. scanner.
B. mouse.                                        31. ____________ is a set of computer
C. keyboard.                                     programs used on a computer to help
D. printer.                                      perform tasks.
A. An instruction                              B. clients
B. Software                                    C. laptops
C. Memory                                      D. mainframes
D. A processor                                 Ans : D
Ans : B
                                               37. ____________ are specially designed
32. System software is the set of programs     computers that perform complex calculations
that enables your computer’s hardware          extremely rapidly.
devices and ____________ software to work      A. Servers
together.                                      B. Supercomputers
A. management                                  C. Laptops
B. processing                                  D. Mainframes
C. utility                                     Ans : B
D. application
Ans : D                                        38. DSL is an example of a(n) ____________
                                               connection.
33. The PC (personal computer) and the Apple   A. network
Macintosh are examples of two different:       B. wireless
A. platforms.                                  C. slow
B. applications.                               D. broadband
C. programs.                                   Ans : D
D. storage devices.
Ans : A                                        39. The difference between people with
                                               access to computers and the Internet and
34. Apple Macintoshes (Macs) and PCs use       those without this access is known as the:
different ____________ to process data and     A. digital divide.
different operating systems.                   B. Internet divide.
A. languages                                   C. Web divide.
B. methods                                     D. broadband divide.
C. CPUs                                        Ans : A
D. storage devices
Ans : C                                        40. ____________ is the science revolving
                                               around the use of nanostructures to build
35. Servers are computers that provide         devices on an extremely small scale.
resources to other computers connected to a:   A. Nanotechnology
A. network.                                    B. Micro-technology
B. mainframe.                                  C. Computer forensics
C. supercomputer.                              D. Artificial intelligence
D. client.                                     Ans : A
Ans : A
                                               41. Which of the following is the correct order
36. Smaller and less expensive PC-based        of the four major functions of a computer?
servers are replacing ____________ in many     A. Process à Output à Input à Storage
businesses.                                    B. Input à Outputà Process à Storage
A. supercomputers                              C. Process à Storage à Input à Output
D. Input à Process à Output à Storage          computer chips that reside inside other
Ans : D                                        devices, such as your car or your electronic
                                               thermostat.
42. ____________ bits equal one byte.          A. Servers
A. Eight                                       B. Embedded computers
B. Two                                         C. Robotic computers
C. One thousand                                D. Mainframes
D. One million                                 Ans : B
Ans : A
                                               48. The steps and tasks needed to process
43. The binary language consists of            data, such as responses to questions or
____________ digit(s).                         clicking an icon, are called:
A. 8                                           A. instructions.
B. 2                                           B. the operating system.
C. 1,000                                       C. application software.
D. 1                                           D. the system unit.
Ans : B                                        Ans : A

44. A byte can hold one ____________ of        49. The two broad categories of software are:
data.                                          A. word processing and spreadsheet.
A. bit                                         B. transaction and application.
B. binary digit                                C. Windows and Mac OS.
C. character                                   D. system and application.
D. kilobyte                                    Ans : D
Ans : C
                                               50. The metal or plastic case that holds all the
45. ____________ controls the way in which     physical parts of the computer is the:
the computer system functions and provides a   A. system unit.
means by which users can interact with the     B. CPU.
computer.                                      C. mainframe.
A. The platform                                D. platform.
B. The operating system                        Ans : A
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D. The motherboard
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                                               1. Who is called as "Father of Computers''?
47. ____________ are specially designed        (A) Charles Babage
(B) Blaise Pascal                               (C) System Knowledge
(C) Hollirth                                    (D) All of these
(D) All of these                                (E) None of these
(E) None of these
                                                8. Computers, combine both measuring and
2. The first Digital Computer introduced, was   counting, are called :
named as :                                      (A) Analog
(A) Univac                                      (B) Digital
(B) Mark-I                                      (C) Hybrid
(C) Eniac                                       (D) All of these
(D) All of these                                (E) None of these
(E) None of these
                                                9. In world today, most of the computers are :
3. How many generations, computer can be        (A) Digital
classified?                                     (B) Hybrid
(A) 4                                           (C) Analog
(B) 5                                           (D) Complex
(C) 3                                           (E) None of these
(D) 6
(E) None of these                               10. In any computer installation, how many
                                                elements consists?
4. First Generation Computers contain :         (A) 2
(A) Transistors                                 (B) 4
(B) Vacume Tubes                                (C) 3
(C) LSI                                         (D) 1
(D) VLSI                                        (E) None of these
(E) None of these
                                                11. Physical structure of computer is called :
5. II Generation Computers are made of :        (A) Software
(A) Vaccume Tubes                               (B) Hardware
(B) Transistors                                 (C) Humanware
(C) LSI                                         (D) All of these
(D) VLSI                                        (E) None of these
(E) None of these
                                                12. A computer can perform, which of the
6. IV Generation Computers contain :            following tasks?
(A) LSI                                         (A) Computation
(B) Vaccume Tubes                               (B) Communication
(C) All Technology                              (C) Processing
(D) Transistors                                 (D) All of these
(E) None of these                               (E) None of these

7. Vth Generation Computers are based on:       13. CPU stands for :
(A) Artificial Intelligence                     (A) Computer Processing Unit
(B) Programming Intelligence                    (B) Central Processing Unit
(C) Both (A) & (B)                               19. First Generation of computer was based
(D) Communication Processing Unit                on which technology?
(E) None of these                                (A) Transistor
                                                 (B) Vacuum Tube
14. In which type of computer, data are          (C) LSI
represented as discrete signals?                 (D) VLSI
(A) Analog computer                              (E) None of these
(B) Digital computer
(C) both                                         20. Microprocessor was introduced in which
(D) Digilog Computer                             generation of computer?
(E) None of these                                (A) Second Generation
                                                 (B) Fourth Generation
15. Which of the following is available in the   (C) Both (A) & (B)
form of a PC now?                                (D) Third Generation
(A) Mainframe                                    (E) All of the above
(B) Microcomputer
(C) Minicomputer                                 21. GUI stands for :
(D) Both (B) & (C)                               (A) Graphical User Interface
(E) None of these                                (B) Graph Use Interface
                                                 (C) Graphical Universal Interface
16. PARAM is an example of :                     (D) None of these
(A) Super computer
(B) PC                                           22. The time taken by CPU to retrieve and
(C) Laptop                                       interpret the instruction to be executed is
(D) PDA                                          called as :
(E) None of these                                (A) Instruction cycle
                                                 (B) Fetch cycle
17. Who developed the `analytical engine'?       (C) Both (A) & (B)
(A) Jacquard loom                                (D) All of these
(B) Charles Babbage                              (E) None of these
(C) Shannon
(D) IBM                                          23. Which of the following is responsible for
(E) None of these                                all types of calculations?
                                                 (A) ALU
18. ENIAC stands for :                           (B) Control Unit
(A) Electrical Numerical Integrator and          (C) Registers
Calculator                                       (D) BUS
(B) Electronic Numerical Integrator and          (E) None of these
Computer
(C) Electronic Numerical Integrator and          24. Internal memory in a CPU is nothing but :
Calculator                                       (A) A set of registers
(D) Electronic Number Integrator and             (B) A set of ALU
Calculator                                       (C) Microprocessor
(E) None of these                                (D) BUS
                                                 (E) None of these
                                                          3. In Excel, any set of characters containing a
25. Which of the following is permanent                   letter , hyphen, or space is considered—
memory?                                                   (A) a formula
(A) SRAM                                                  (B) text
(B) DRAM                                                  (C) a name
(C) ROM                                                   (D) a title
(D) All of these                                          (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                         Ans : (B)

Answers :                                                 4. ____________Software allows users to
1. (A) 2. (B) 3. (B) 4. (B) 5. (B) 6. (A) 7. (A) 8. (C)   perform calculations on rows and columns of
9. (A) 10. (C)                                            data.
11. (B) 12. (D) 13. (B) 14. (B) 15. (B) 16. (A) 17.       (A) Word processing
(B) 18. (B) 19. (B) 20. (B)                               (B) Presentation graphics
21. (A) 22. (A) 23. (A) 24. (A) 25. (C)                   (C) Database Management Systems
                                                          (D) Electronic Spreadsheet
                                                          (E) None of these
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1. If a word is typed that is not in Word’s               (E) None of these
dictionary, a____________wavy underline                   Ans : (C)
appears below the word.
(A) red                                                   6. ____________cells involves creating a
(B) green                                                 single cell by combining two or more selected
(C) blue                                                  cells.
(D) black                                                 (A) Formatting
(E) None of these                                         (B) Merging
Ans : (A)                                                 (C) Embedding
                                                          (D) Splitting
2. The____________button on the quick                     (E) None of these
access Toolbar allows you to cancel your                  Ans : (B)
recent commands or actions.
(A) Search                                                7. The operating system is the most common
(B) Cut                                                   type of____________software.
(C) Document                                              (A) communication
(D) Undo                                                  (B) application
(E) None of these                                         (C) system
Ans : (D)                                                 (D) word-processing
                                                          (E) None of these
Ans : (C)                                         D. DVD
                                                  Ans : (B)
8. When you quickly press and releaes the left
mouse button twice , you are—                     13. ____________ are lists of commands that
(A) Primary-clicking                              appear on the screen.
(B) pointing                                      (A) GUIs
(C) Double-clicking                               (B) Icons
(D) Secondary-clicking                            (C) Menus
(E) None of these                                 (D) Windows
Ans : (C)                                         Ans : (C)

9. The horizontal and vertical lines on a         14. ____________ is the ability of an
worksheet are called—                             operating system to control the activities of
(A) cells                                         multiple programs at the same time.
(B) sheets                                        (A) Multitasking
(C) block lines                                   (B) Streamlining
(D) gridlines                                     (C) Multiuser
(E) None of these                                 (D) Simulcasting
Ans : (D)                                         Ans : (A)

10. To delete an incorrect character in a         15. The unique signal, generated by a device,
document, ____________ to erase to the            that tells the operating system that it is in
right of the insertion point.                     need of immediate attention is called an:
(A) press the left mouse key                      (A) action.
(B) double-click the right mouse key              (B) event.
(C) press the BACKSPACE key                       (C) interrupt.
(D) press the delete key                          (D) activity.
(E) None of these                                 Ans : (C)
Ans : (D)
                                                  16. The operating system controls access to
11. The operating system does all of the          the processor by assigning a(n) ____________
following EXCEPT:                                 to each task requiring the processor’s
(A) provide a way for the user to interact with   attention.
the computer.                                     (A) CPU
(B) manage the central processing unit (CPU).     (B) slice of time
(C) manage memory and storage.                    (C) stack
(D) enable users to perform a specific task       (D) event
such as document editing.                         Ans : (B)
Ans : (D)
                                                  17. The blocks of code, included in the
12. During the boot process,                      operating system, that software applications
the____________looks for the system files.        interact with are known as:
(A) CD                                            (A) application programming interfaces (APIs).
B. BIOS                                           (B) complimentary metal-oxide conductors
C. CPU                                            (CMOS).
(C) device drivers.                               environment.
(D) bootstrap loaders.                            (D) allow multiple print jobs to print their
Ans : (A)                                         pages out simultaneously.
                                                  Ans : (B)
18. MS-DOS is a ____________ operating
system.                                           23. The definition of thrashing is:
(A) point-and-click                               (A) swapping data between virtual memory
(B) user-friendly                                 and RAM too frequently.
(C) command-driven                                (B) insufficient hard disk space.
(D) Mac                                           (C) too many processors being managed by
Ans : (C)                                         the operating system.
                                                  (D) inaccurate information stored in the
19. An interrupt handler is a(n):                 registry.
(A) location in memory that keeps track of        Ans : (A)
recently generated interrupts.
(B) peripheral device.                            24. All of the following are TRUE of Safe Mode
(C) utility program.                              EXCEPT:
(D) special numeric code that indicates the       (A) Safe Mode is a special diagnostic mode.
priority of a request.                            (B) Safe Mode loads all nonessential icons.
Ans : (D)                                         (C) Safe Mode allows users to troubleshoot
                                                  errors.
20. A spooler is a(n):                            (D) Safe Mode loads only the most essential
(A) location in memory that maintains the         devices.
contents of a document until it prints out.       Ans : (B)
(B) print job.
(C) program that coordinates the print jobs       25. Verification of a login name and password
that are waiting to print.                        is known as:
(D) message sent from the printer to the          (A) configuration.
operating system when a print job is              (B) accessibility.
completed.                                        (C) authentication.
Ans : (C)                                         (D) logging in.
                                                  Ans : (C)
21. Virtual memory is typically located:
(A) on a floppy disk.                             26. The combination of the operating system
(B) in the CPU.                                   and the processor is referred to as the
(C) in a flash card.                              computer’s:
(D) on the hard drive.                            (A) CPU.
Ans : (D)                                         (B) platform.
                                                  (C) BIOS.
22. The purpose of a swap (or page) file is to:   (D) CMOS.
(A) maintain pages of documents that are          Ans : (B)
being spooled to the printer.
(B) hold a program’s data or instructions in      27. The following message generally means:
virtual memory when it can’t fit in RAM.          (A) a nonsystem floppy has been left in the
(C) prevent thrashing in a multitasking           floppy disk drive.
(B) the CD drive is not functioning.             Ans : (B)
(C) the BIOS is corrupted.
(D) there is a problem loading a device.         32. Ensuring that the essential peripheral
Ans : (A)                                        devices are attached and operational is the
                                                 ____________ process.
28. Which of the following is the correct        (A) configuration
sequence of actions that takes place during      (B) CMOS
the boot-up process?                             (C) POST
(A) Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ?      (D) ROM
Perform POST ? Check configuration settings      Ans : (C)
(B) Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Load
operating system ? Check configuration           33. The memory resident portion of the
settings                                         operating system is called the—
(C) Perform POST ? Load operating system ?       (A) registry.
Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings     (B) API.
(D) Activate BIOS ? Check configuration          (C) CMOS.
settings ? Perform POST ? Load operating         (D) kernel.
system                                           Ans : (D)
Ans : (B)
                                                 34. Which of the following does NOT occur
29. All of the following are steps involved in   during the power-on self-test (POST)?
the boot process EXCEPT:                         (A) The ScanDisk utility begins to run.
(A) load the operating system into RAM.          (B) The video card and video memory are
(B) the power-on self-test.                      tested.
(C) activate the basic input/output system       (C) The BIOS identification process occurs.
(BIOS).                                          (D) Memory chips are checked to ensure they
(D) load application programs.                   are working properly.
Ans : (D)                                        Ans : (A)

30. The ____________, stored on a ROM chip,      35. All of the following are TRUE regarding
is responsible for loading the operating         virtual memory EXCEPT—
system from its permanent location on the        (A) any amount of RAM can be allocated to
hard drive into RAM.                             virtual memory.
(A) BIOS                                         (B) the setting for the amount of hard drive
(B) API                                          space to allocate to virtual memory can be
(C) device driver                                manually changed.
(D) supervisor program                           (C) this temporary storage is called the swap
Ans : (A)                                        file (or page file).
                                                 (D) virtual memory is physical space on the
31. The basic input/output system (BIOS) is      hard drive.
stored in:                                       Ans : (A)
(A) RAM.
(B) ROM.                                         36. The operating system allows users to
(C) the CPU.                                     organize the computer’s contents in a
(D) the hard drive.                              hierarchical structure of directories that
include all of the following EXCEPT:                (D) Icon
(A) files.                                          Ans : (C)
(B) folders.
(D) drives.
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(A) windows are an example of a command-
driven environment.                                 1. A………typically connects personal
(B) windows can be resized and repositioned         computers within a very limited geographical
on the desktop.                                     area, usually within a single building.
(C) more than one window can be open at a           (A) LAN
time.                                               (B) BAN
(D) toolbars and scrollbars are features of         (C) TAN
windows.                                            (D) NAN
Ans : (A)                                           (E) None of these
                                                    Ans : (A)
38. All of the following statements concerning
files are true EXCEPT—                              2. Computers manipulate data in many ways,
(A) A file is a collection of related pieces of     and this manipulation is called—
information stored together for easy                (A) utilizing
reference.                                          (B) batching
(B) Files can be generated from an                  (C) upgrading
application.                                        (D) processing
(C) Files are stored in RAM.                        (E) None of these
(D) Files should be organized in folders.           Ans : (D)
Ans : (C)
                                                    3. An e-mail address typically consists of a
39. Using Windows Explorer, a plus (+) sign in      user ID followed by the ……… sign and the
front of a folder indicates—                        name of the e-mail server that manages the
(A) an open folder.                                 user’s electronic post office box.
(B) the folder contains subfolders.                 (A) @
(C) a text file.                                    (B) #
(D) a graphics file.                                (C) &
Ans : (B)                                           (D) *
                                                    (E) None of these
40. In Windows XP, if you want to see the file      Ans : (A)
size and modified dates of all files in a folder,
the best viewing option is the __________
view.                                               4. Software applies……, also called algorithms,
(A) List                                            to process data.
(B) Thumbnails                                      (A) arithmetic
(C) Details                                         (B) procedures
(C) objects                                      (C) icons
(D) rules                                        (D) pictures
(E) None of these                                (E) None of these
Ans : (A)                                        Ans : (C)

5. A file extension is separated from the main   10. C, BASIC, COBOL, and Java are examples of
file name with a(n) ……, but no spaces.           ……… languages.
(A) question mark                                (A) low-level
(B) exclamation mark                             (B) computer
(C) underscore                                   (C) system programming
(D) period                                       (D) high-level
(E) None of these                                (E) None of these
Ans : (E)                                        Ans : (D)

6. An ad hoc query is a—                         11. A(n)………camera is a peripheral device
(A) pre-planned question                         used to capture still images in a digital format
(B) pre-scheduled question                       that can be easily transferred into a computer
(C) spur-of-the-moment question                  and manipulated using graphics software.
(D) question that will not return any results    (A) digital
(E) None of these                                (B) analog
Ans : (B)                                        (C) classic
                                                 (D) film
7. A Web ……… consists of one or more Web         (E) None of these
pages located on a Web server.                   Ans : (A)
(A) hub
(B) site                                         12. ……makes it possible for shoppers to make
(C) story                                        purchases using their computers.
(D) template                                     (A) E-world
(E) None of these                                (B) E-commerce
Ans : (B)                                        (C) E-spend
                                                 (D) E-business
8. A computer ……… is a set of program            (E) None of these
instructions that can attach itself to a file,   Ans : (D)
reproduce itself, and spread to other files.
(A) worm                                         13. Networks are monitored by security
(B) virus                                        personnel and supervised by ………who set(s)
(C) trojan horse                                 up accounts and passwords for authorized
(D) phishing scam                                network users.
(E) None of these                                (A) IT managers
Ans : (B)                                        (B) the government
                                                 (C) network administrators
9. The desktop contains small graphics           (D) password administrators
called—                                          (E) None of these
(A) windows                                      Ans : (C)
(B) logos
14. Application software is designed to       (E) None of these
accomplish—                                   Ans : (C)
(A) real-world tasks
(B) computer-centric tasks                    19. Programs such as Internet Explorer that
(C) gaming tasks                              serve as navigable windows into the Web are
(D) operating system tasks                    called—
(E) None of these                             (A) Hypertext
Ans : (D)                                     (B) Networks
                                              (C) Internet
15. A telephone number, a birth date, and a   (D) Web browsers
customer name are all examples of—            (E) None of these
(A) a record                                  Ans : (D)
(B) data
(C) a file                                    20. A ……… is a device that not only provides
(D) a database                                surge protection, but also furnishes your
(E) None of these                             computer with battery backup power during a
Ans : (D)                                     power outage.
                                              (A) surge strip
16. The human-readable version of a program   (B) USB
is called—                                    (C) UPS
(A) source code                               (D) battery strip
(B) program code                              (E) None of these
(C) human code                                Ans : (C)
(D) system code
(E) None of these                             21. When you save to ………, your data will
Ans : (D)                                     remain intact even when the computer is
                                              turned off.
17. A ……… computer (also referred to as a     (A) RAM
laptop), is a small, lightweight personal     (B) motherboard
computer that incorporates the screen, the    (C) secondary storage device
keyboard, storage, and processing             (D) primary storage device
components into a single portable unit.       (E) None of these
(A) notebook                                  Ans : (C)
(B) journal
(C) diary                                     22. The motherboard is the—
(D) briefcase                                 (A) circuit board that houses peripheral
(E) None of these                             devices
Ans : (A)                                     (B) same as the CPU chip
                                              (C) the first chip that is accessed when the
18. ……… is the result produced by a           computer is turned on
computer.                                     (D) circuit board that contains a CPU and
(A) Data                                      other chips
(B) Memory                                    (E) None of these
(C) Output                                    Ans : (D)
(D) Input
23. A computer-intensive problemruns on a—   (A) Recycle Bin
(A) server                                   (B) Task Bar
(B) main frame                               (C) Tool Bar
(C) supercomputer                            (D) My Computer
(D) super PC                                 (E) None of these
(E) None of these                            Ans : (A)
Ans : (C)
                                             29. ……… this is the act of copying or
24. A(n)……converts and executesone           downloading a program from a network and
statement at a time.                         making multiple copies of it.
(A) compiler                                 (A) Network piracy
(B) interpreter                              (B) Plagiarism
(C) converter                                (C) Software piracy
(D) instructions                             (D) Site-license piracy
(E) None of these                            (E) None of these
Ans : (B)                                    Ans : (C)

25. The term ……… designates equipment that   30. A directory within a directory is called—
might be added to a computer system to       (A) Mini Directory
enhance its functionality.                   (B) Junior Directory
(A) digital device                           (C) Part Directory
(B) system add-on                            (D) Sub Directory
(C) disk pack                                (E) None of these
(D) peripheral device                        Ans : (D)
(E) None of these
Ans : (D)                                    31. Which is the best definition of a software
                                             package ?
26. Approximately how many bytes make one    (A) An add-on for your computer such as
megabyte ?                                   additional memory
(A) One thousand                             (B) A set of computer programs used for a
(B) Ten thousand                             certain function such as word processing
(C) One hundred                              (C) A protection you can buy for a computer
(D) One million                              (D) The box, manual and license agreement
(E) None of these                            that accompany commercial software
Ans : (D)                                    (E) None of these
                                             Ans : (B)
27. What is MP3 ?
(A) A mouse                                  32. In MICR, C stands for ……….
(B) A Printer                                (A) Code
(C) A Sound format                           (B) Colour
(D) A Scanner                                (C) Computer
(E) None of these                            (D) Character
Ans : (C)                                    (E) None of these
                                             Ans : (D)
28. All the deleted files go to—
33. Fax machines and imaging systems are       (E) None of these
examples of—                                   Ans : (B)
(A) bar-code readers
(B) imaging systems                            38. A Website’s main page is called its—
(C) scanning devices                           (A) home page
(D) pen-based systems                          (B) browser page
(E) None of these                              (C) search place
Ans : (B)                                      (D) bookmark
                                               (E) None of these
34. When writing a document, you can use       Ans : (A)
the ……… feature to find an appropriate word
or an alternative word if you find yourself    39. When installing ………, the user must copy
stuck for the right word.                      and usually decompress program files from a
(A) dictionary                                 CDROM or other medium to the hard disk.
(B) word finder                                (A) programming software
(C) encyclopedia                               (B) system hardware
(D) thesaurus                                  (C) applications hardware
(E) None of these                              (D) applications software
Ans : (A)                                      (E) None of these
                                               Ans : (A)
35. Which key is used in combination with
another key to perform a specific task ?       40. A collection of interrelated files in a
(A) Function                                   computer is a—
(B) Control                                    (A) file manager
(C) Arrow                                      (B) field
(D) Space bar                                  (C) record
(E) None of these                              (D) database
Ans : (B)                                      (E) None of these
                                               Ans : (D)
36. A disk’s content that is recorded at the
time of manufacture and that cannot be         41. A ……… computer is a large and expensive
changed or erased by the user is—              computer capable of simultaneously
(A) read-only                                  processing data for hundreds or thousands of
(B) memory-only                                users.
(C) run-only                                   (A) server
(D) write-only                                 (B) mainframe
(E) None of these                              (C) desktop
Ans : (A)                                      (D) tablet
                                               (E) None of these
37. In an information system, alphanumeric     Ans : (B)
data normally takes the form of—
(A) Sentences and paragraphs                   42. The trend in computer systems is toward
(B) Numbers and alphabetical characters        the use of graphical user interfaces (GUIs). In
(C) Graphic shapes and figures                 these operating systems, a trackball is
(D) Human voice and other sounds               described as—
(A) a roller ball which moves the cursor         applications and maintaining the applications
(B) a pen-shaped device which allows data to     themselves ?
be entered through the CRT screen                (A) Open source vendors
(C) a figure which resembles a familiar office   (B) Alliances
device                                           (C) Application service providers
(D) an outdated input device                     (D) All of the above
(E) None of these                                (E) None of these
Ans : (A)                                        Ans : (C)

43. Various applications and documents are       47. Which one of the following would be
represented on the Windows desktop by—           considered as a way that a computer virus can
(A) Symbols                                      enter a computer system ?
(B) Labels                                       (A) Opening an application previously installed
(C) Graphs                                       on the computer
(D) Icons                                        (B) Borrowed copies of software
(E) None of these                                (C) Viewing a website without causing any
Ans : (D)                                        additional transactions
                                                 (D) Running antivirus programs
44. What is usually used for displaying          (E) None of these
information at public places ?                   Ans : (B)
(A) Monitors
(B) Overhead Projections                         48. Collecting personal information and
(C) Monitors and Overhead Projections            effectively posing as another individual is
(D) Touch Screen Kiosks                          known as the crime of—
(E) None of these                                (A) spooling
Ans : (D)                                        (B) dentity theft
                                                 (C) spoofing
45. The real business and competitive value of   (D) hacking
information technology lies in—                  (E) None of these
(A) The software applications that are used by   Ans : (B)
many companies
(B) The capabilities of the software and value   49. The first step in the transaction processing
of the information a business acquires and       cycle is—
uses                                             (A) database operations
(C) The infrastructure of hardware, networks,    (B) audit
and other IT facilities that are commonly used   (C) data entry
by many companies                                (D) user inquiry
(D) The capabilities of the hardware and the     (E) None of these
speed at which it processes information          Ans : (C)
(E) None of these
Ans : (B)                                        50. In the information systems concept, the
                                                 output function involves—
46. Companies use which of the following         (A) Capturing and assembling elements that
vendors to provide access to software and        enter the system to be processed
services rather than purchasing the              (B) Transformation processes that convert
input into output                               (E) None of these
(C) Transferring elements that have been        Ans : (D)
produced by a transformation process to their
ultimate destination                            4. All of the following are examples of real
(D) Monitoring and evaluating feedback to       security and privacy risks Except _____
determine whether a system is moving            (A) hackers
toward the achievement of its goal              (B) spam
(E) None of these                               (C) viruses
Ans : (A)                                       (D) identify theft
                                                (E) None of these
                                                Ans : (B)
Computer GK Question Paper Solved 2011 for
banks and others entrance exam Model            5. ___________ terminals (formerly known as
Sample Paper                                    cash registers) are often connected to
Computer GK Question Paper Solved 2011 for      complex inventory and sales computer
banks and others entrance exam Model            systems .
Sample Paper                                    (A) Data
                                                (B) Sales
1. Programs from the same developer , sold      (C) Query
bundled together , that provide better          (D) (Point-of-sale (POS)
integration and share common features ,         (E) None of these
toolbars and menus are known as ....            Ans : (B)
(A) software suites
(B) integrated software packages                6. The OSI model is divided into _______
(C) software processing packages                processes called layers.
(D) personal information managers               (A) five
(E) none of these                               (B) six
Ans : (A)                                       (C) seven
                                                (D) eight
2. A data warehouse is which of the following   (E) None of these
?                                               Ans : (C)
(A) Can be updated by the end users
(B) Contains numerous naming conventions        7. System software is the set of programs that
and formats                                     enables your computer's hardware devices
(C) Organized around important subject areas    and ______ software to work together.
(D) Contains only current data                  (A) management
(E) None of these                               (B) processing
Ans : (C)                                       (C) utility
                                                (D) application
3. ______________ servers store and             (E) None of these
manages files for network users.                Ans : (D)
(A) Authentication
(B) Main                                        8. ________ are specially designed computer
(C) Web                                         chips reside inside other devices, such as your
(D) File                                        car or your electronic thermostat.
(A) Servers                                     13. ________ controls the way in which the
(B) Embedded computers                          computer system functions and provides a
(C) Robotic computers                           meAns : by which users can interact with the
(D) Mainframes                                  computer
(E) None of these                               (A) The platform
Ans : (B)                                       (B) Application software
                                                (C) Operating system
9. The following are all computing devices ,    (D) The motherboard
except.........                                 (E) None of these
(A) notebook computers                          Ans : (C)
(B) cellular telephones                         14. Servers are computers that provide
(C) digital scanners                            resources to other computers connected to a
(D) personal digital assistants                 ___________
(E) None of these                               (A) mainframe
Ans : (C)                                       (B) network
                                                (C) supercomputer
10. in a ring topology , the the computer in    (D) client
possession of the ______ can trasmit data       (E) None of these
(A) packet                                      Ans : (B)
(B) data
(C) access method                               15. A goal of data mining includes which of
(D) token                                       the following?
(E) None of these                               (A) To explain some observed event or
Ans : (D)                                       condition
                                                (B) To confirm that data exists
11. This part of operating system manages the   (C) To analyze data for expected relationships
essential peripherals, such as the keyboard,    (D) To create a new data warehouse
screen , disk drives, and parallel and serial   (E) None of these
ports ____                                      Ans : (A)
(A) basic input/output system
(B) secondary input/output system               16. URL stands for ........
(C) peripheral input/output system              (A) Universal Research List
(D) marginal input/output system                (B) Universal Resource List
(E) None of these                               (C) Uniform Resource Locator
Ans : (A)                                       (D) Uniform Research Locator
                                                (E) None of these
12. ________ Viruses are often transmitted by   Ans : (C)
a floppy disk left in the floppy drive
(A) Trojan horse                                17. A database management system (DBMS) is
(B) Boot sector                                 a ............
(C) Script                                      (A) hardware system used to create , maintain
(D) Logic bomb                                  and provide controlled access to a database
(E) None of these                               (B) hardware system used to create, maintain,
Ans : (B)                                       and provide uncontrolled access to a
                                                database.
(C) software system used to create, maintain,     (C) Control structures
and provide uncontrolled access to a              (D) Reserved keys
database.                                         (E) None of these
(D) software system used to create, maintain,     Ans : (B)
and provide controlled access to a database.
(E) None of these                                 22. What is the primary difference between a
Ans : (D)                                         virus and a worm?
                                                  (A) A worm has the ability to self-propagate
18. Which of the following is NOT a goal of       from an infected user's computer to other
transaction processing system ?                   computers
(A) Capture , process and store transactions      (B) A worm is usually written by a cracker:
(B) Produce a variety of documents related to     Script bunnies do not have the skills to
routine business activities                       develop a worm program
(C) Reduce manual effort associated with          (C) A virus is very harmful to the computers it
processing business transactions                  infects : a worm is not a serious a problem
(D) Produce standard reports used for             (D) Anti-virus software is effective in fighting
management decision making                        viruses but not worms
(E) None of these                                 (E) None of these
Ans : ()                                          Ans : ()

19. A Proxy server is used for which of the       23. ______ describe what is database fields.
following?                                        (A) Structures
(A) To provide security against unauthorized      (B) Field markers
users                                             (C) Field definition
(B) To process client requests for web pages      (D) Field names
(C) To process client requests for database       (E) None of these
access                                            Ans : (D)
(D) To provide TCP/IP
(E) None of these                                 24. You must install a (n) ____________ on a
Ans : (B)                                         network if you want to share a broadband
                                                  Internet connection.
20. When data changes in multiple lists and all   (A) router
lists are not updated, this causes:               (B) modem
(A) data redundancy                               (C) node
(B) information overload                          (D) cable
(C) duplicate data                                (E) None of these
(D) data inconsistency                            Ans : (A)
(E) None of these
Ans : (D)                                         25. A goal of normalization is to __________
                                                  (A) minimize the number of relationships
21. _____________ are words that a                (B) minimize the number of entities
programming language has set aside for its        (C) minimize the number of tables
own use.                                          (D) minimize the number of redundancy
(A) Control worlds                                (E) None of these
(B) Reserved words                                Ans : (D)
                                                 operations.
26. Granting an outside organization access to   (E) None of these
internet web pages is often implemented          Ans : (B)
using a (n) ____
(A) extranet                                     31. A _________ contains specific rules and
(B) intranet                                     words that express the logical steps of an
(C) internet                                     algorithm.
(D) hacker                                       (A) programming language
(E) None of these                                (B) syntax
Ans : (A)                                        (C) programming structure
                                                 (D) logic chart
27. Which term identifies a specific computer    (E) None of these
on the web and the main page of the entire       Ans : ()
site
(A) URL                                          32. The design of the network is called the
(B) Web site address                             network:
(C) Hyperlink                                    (A) architecture
(D) Domain name                                  (B) server
(E) None of these                                (C) transmission
Ans : (A)                                        (D) type
                                                 (E) None of these
28. The code that relational database            Ans : (A)
management systems use to perform their
database task is referred to as .....            33. The most frequently used instructions of a
(A) QBE                                          computer program are likely to be fetched
(B) SQL                                          from:
(C) OLAP                                         (A) the hard disk
(D) Sequel Server                                (B) cache memory
(E) None of these                                (C) RAM
Ans : (B)                                        (D) registers
                                                 (E) None of these
29. Chip is a common nickname for a (n):         Ans : (B)
(A) transistor
(B) resistor                                     34. The ____________ contains data
(C) integrated circuit                           descriptions and defines the name, data type,
(D) semiconductor                                and length of each field in the database.
(E) None of these                                (A) data dictionary
Ans : (C)                                        (B) data table
                                                 (C) data record
30. The purpose of the primary key in a          (D) data field
database is to:                                  (E) None of these
(A) unlock the database                          Ans : (A)
(B) provide a map of the data
(C) uniquely identify a record                   35. Personal logs or journal entries posted on
(D) establish constraints on database            the Web are known as:
(A) listservs                                    40. Making a field ______ meAns : that it
(B) Webcasts                                     cannot be left blank.
(C) blogs                                        (A) numeric
(D) subject directories                          (B) required
(E) None of these                                (C) calculated
Ans : (C)                                        (D) validated
                                                 (E) None of these
36. A(n) _______ uses pictures (called icons)    Ans : (B)
and menus displayed on the screen to send
commands to the computer system.                 41. _________ is the process of finding errors
(A) command - based user interface               in software code.
(B) GUI                                          (A) Debugging
(C) system utility                               (B) Compiling
(D) API                                          (C) Testing
(E) None of these                                (D) Running
Ans : (B)                                        (E) None pf these
                                                 Ans : ()
37. The _____ manual tells you how to use a
software program.                                42. ____________ are viruses that are
(A) documentation                                triggered by the passage of time or on a
(B) programming                                  certain date.
(C) technical                                    (A) Boot-sector viruses
(D) user                                         (B) Macro viruses
(E) None of these                                (C) Time bombs
Ans : ()                                         (D) Worms
                                                 (E) None of these
38. Which of the following is NOT a type of      Ans : (C)
broadband Internet connection?
(A) Cable                                        43. Linux is a (n) ____________ operating
(B) DSL                                          system.
(C) Dial-up                                      (A) open-source
(D) Satellite                                    (B) Microsoft
(E) None of these                                (C) Windows
Ans : (C)                                        (D) Mac
                                                 (E) None of these
39. Software, such as viruses, worms and         Ans : (A)
Trojan horses, that has a malicious intent, is
known as:                                        44. What is a backup?
(A) spyware                                      (A) Restoring the information backup
(B) adware                                       (B) An exact copy of a system's information
(C) spam                                         (C) The ability to get a system up and running
(D) malware                                      in the event of a system crash or failure
(E) None of these                                (D) All of these
Ans : (D)                                        (E) None of these
                                                 Ans : (D)
                                                   (A) configuration
45. Which of the following places the common       (B) accessibility
data elements in order from smallest to            (C) authentication
largest                                            (D) logging in
(A) character, file, record, field, database       (E) None of these
(B) character, record, field, database, file       Ans : (C)
(C) character, field, record, file, database
(D) Bit, byte, character, record, field, file,     50. Which of the following would most likely
database,                                          NOT be a symptom of a virus?
(E) None of these                                  (A) Existing program files and icons disappear.
Ans : (C)                                          (B) The CD-ROM stops functioning.
                                                   (C) The Web browser opens to an unusual
46. The internet is ......                         home page.
(A) a large network of networks                    (D) Odd messages or images are displayed on
(B) an internal communication system for a         the screen.
business                                           (E) None of these
(C) a communication system for the Indian          Ans : (B)
government
(D) All of these
(E) None of these                                  Computer Technical MCQ Question with
Ans : (D)                                          answers Model Sample Paper


47. ____________ are lists of commands that
appear on the screen.                              1. Memory, also called random access
(A) GUIs                                           memory, or RAM……….
(B) Icons                                          (A) contains the electronic circuits that cause
(C) Menus                                          processing to occur
(D) Windows                                        (B) makes the information resulting from
(E) None of these                                  processing available for use
Ans : (C)                                          (C) allows data, programs, commands, and
                                                   user responses to be entered into a computer
48. Which of the following statements is           (D) consists of electronic components that
FALSE concerning file names?                       store data
(A) Files may share the same name or the           (E) None of these
same extension but not both                        Ans : (D)
(B) Every file in the same folder must have a
unique name                                        2. Correcting errors in a program is referred to
(C) File extension is another name for file type   as………
(D) The file extension comes before the dot (.)    (A) debugging
followed by the file name                          (B) bugging
(E) None of these                                  (C) rectifying
Ans : (D)                                          (D) modifying
                                                   (E) None of these
49. Verification of a login name and password      Ans : (A)
is known as:
3. An assembler is used to translate a program   Ans : (C)
written in………
(A) a low level language                         8. Which keys can be used together with
(B) machine language                             other keys for special tasks ?
(C) a high level language                        (A) Insert, Delete
(D) assembly language                            (B) Ctrl, Shift
(E) None of these                                (C) Left Arrow, Right Arrow
Ans : (D)                                        (D) Page up, Page Down
                                                 (E) None of these
                                                 Ans : (B)
4. The capability of the operating system to
enable two or more than two programs to          9. Which is the part of a computer that one
execute simultaneously in a single computer      can touch and feel ?
system by using a single processor is………         (A) Programs
(A) Multiprocessing                              (B) Software
(B) Multitasking                                 (C) Hardware
(C) Multiprogramming                             (D) Output
(D) Multiexecution                               (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                Ans : (C)
Ans : (B)
                                                 10. Computers gather data, which means they
5. The basic goal of computer process is to      allow users to…… data.
convert data into……                              (A) present
(A) information                                  (B) store
(B) tables                                       (C) output
(C) files                                        (D) input
(D) graphs                                       (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                Ans : (D)
Ans : (A)
                                                 11. CPU stands for……
6. A hard copy of a document is …                (A) CD-run on memory
(A) stored in the hard disk                      (B) central processing unit
(B) stored on a floppy                           (C) call powers up
(C) stored on a CD                               (D) create programs user
(D) printed on the printer                       (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                Ans : (B)
Ans : (D)
                                                 12. Moves the cursor one space to the right to
7. Which of the following is not an output       puts spaces in between words……
device ?                                         (A) control key
(A) Plotter                                      (B) space bar
(B) Printer                                      (C) printer
(C) Scanner                                      (D) mouse
(D) Monitor                                      (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                Ans : (B)
                                                  Ans : (D)
13. Use this when you want to make all letters
capital without having to use the shift key for   18. Easy to use……
each character………                                 (A) user friendly
(A) shifter                                       (B) select
(B) upper case                                    (C) helpful
(C) caps lock key                                 (D) ever-ready
(D) icon                                          (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                 Ans : (A)
Ans : (C)
                                                  19. When your computer stops working
14. A device that reads the information           suddenly, it is referred to as a……
contained on a disk and transfers it to the       (A) crash
computer’s memory……                               (B) die
(A) monitor                                       (C) death
(B) screen                                        (D) penalty
(C) keyboard                                      (E) None of these
(D) disk drive                                    Ans : (E)
(E) None of these
Ans : (D)                                         20. The smallest item of useful information a
                                                  computer can handle…
15. Which of the following is not the major       (A) bite
function of a computer ?                          (B) byte
(A) Processing data into information              (C) bit
(B) Storing data or information                   (D) bait
(C) Gathering data                                (E) None of these
(D) Analysing data or information                 Ans : (C)
(E) None of these
Ans : (D)                                         21. Devices that let the computer
                                                  communicate with you……
16. A disk on which you store                     (A) input
information………                                    (B) output
(A) plate                                         (C) type
(B) data disk                                     (D) print
(C) paper disk                                    (E) None of these
(D) TV disk                                       Ans : (B)
(E) None of these
Ans : (B)                                         22. Devices that allow you to put information
                                                  into the computer ……
17. Allows you to print……                         (A) input
(A) ribbon                                        (B) output
(B) monitor                                       (C) type
(C) go now                                        (D) print
(D) Control-P                                     (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                 Ans : (A)
                                                  Ans : (C)
23. Eight bits of data……
(A) octabit                                       28. Choices are referred to as……
(B) word                                          (A) options
(C) sentence                                      (B) exit
(D) byte                                          (C) boot
(E) None of these                                 (D) folder
Ans : (D)                                         (E) None of these
                                                  Ans : (A)
24. The secret code that gives you access to
some programs……                                   29. Anything written on the screen ……
(A) clue                                          (A) cursor
(B) cue                                           (B) text
(C) password                                      (C) folder
(D) help                                          (D) boot
(E) None of these                                 (E) None of these
Ans : (C)                                         Ans : (B)

25. The different styles of lettering in a word   30. Lets you leave a screen or program……
processing program……                              (A) boot
(A) font                                          (B) programs
(B) calligraphy                                   (C) exit
(C) writing                                       (D) text
(D) manuscript                                    (E) None of these
(E) None of these                                 Ans : (C)
Ans : (A)
                                                  31. Instructions that tell the computer what to
26. Any letter, number, or symbol found on        do. Another name for software……
the keyboard that you can type into the           (A) programs
computer……                                        (B) CPU
(A) output                                        (C) options
(B) character                                     (D) folder
(C) type                                          (E) None of these
(D) print                                         Ans : (A)
(E) None of these
Ans : (B)                                         32. A program which helps create written
                                                  documents and lets you go back and make
27. A symbol or question on the screen that       corrections as necessary……
prompts you to take action and tell the           (A) spreadsheet
computer what to do next……                        (B) personal writer
(A) scanner                                       (C) word printer
(B) questionnaire                                 (D) word processor
(C) prompt and dialog box                         (E) None of these
(D) information seeker                            Ans : (D)
(E) None of these
33. A place that a user can create to store     (A) file
files……                                         (B) edit
(A) cursor                                      (C) cut
(B) text                                        (D) close
(C) folder                                      (E) None of these
(D) boot                                        Ans : (B)
(E) None of these
Ans : (C)                                       39. A place in the computer system where
                                                data and programs are temporarily stored……
34. Start or restart the computer……             (A) paste
(A) exit                                        (B) open
(B) kick                                        (C) memory
(C) boot                                        (D) pocket
(D) kick-start                                  (E) None of these
(E) None of these                               Ans : (C)
Ans : (C)
                                                40. A key that will erase information from the
35. A blinking indicator that shows you where   computerÕs memory and characters on the
your next action will happen……                  screen……
(A) CPU                                         (A) edit
(B) cursor                                      (B) delete key
(C) tool bar                                    (C) dummy out
(D) boot                                        (D) trust key
(E) None of these                               (E) None of these
Ans : (B)                                       Ans : (B)

36. Commands at the top of a screen such as :   41. To insert a copy of the clipboard contents,
FILE-EDIT-FONT-TOOLS to operate and change      whatever was last cut or copied at the
things within programs……                        insertion point……
(A) menu bar                                    (A) paste
(B) tool bar                                    (B) stick in
(C) user friendly                               (C) fit in
(D) word processor                              (D) push in
(E) None of these                               (E) None of these
Ans : (A)                                       Ans : (A)

37. CD-ROM stands for……                         42. The command used to remove text or
(A) central processing unit                     graphics from a document. The information is
(B) CD-remote open mouse                        then stored on a clipboard so you can paste it.
(C) CD-resize or minimize                       (A) chop
(D) CD-read only memory                         (B) cut
(E) None of these                               (C) clip
Ans : (D)                                       (D) cart away
                                                (E) None of these
38. To change written work already done……       Ans : (B)
43. To exit the program without leaving the   48. The primary device that a computer uses
application……                                 to store information……
(A) file                                      (A) TV
(B) edit                                      (B) storehouse
(C) copy                                      (C) desk
(D) close                                     (D) hard drive
(E) None of these                             (E) None of these
Ans : (D)                                     Ans : (D)

44. A removable magnetic disc that holds      49. Screen that comes on when you turn on
information……                                 your computer that shows all the icons……
(A) floppy disk                               (A) desktop
(B) hard drive                                (B) face to face
(C) monitor                                   (C) viewer
(D) portable                                  (D) view space
(E) None of these                             (E) None of these
Ans : (B)                                     Ans : (A)

45. A command that saves what you are         50. A program that works like a calculator for
working on into the hard drive, or onto a     keeping track of money and making
disk……                                        budgets……
(A) view                                      (A) calculator
(B) hold                                      (B) spreadsheet
(C) save                                      (C) budgeter
(D) go                                        (D) financier
(E) None of these                             (E) None of these
Ans : (E)                                     Ans : (B)

46. A command to get a file you worked on
from the memory where it was stored……         Current Affairs 2011 GK mcq On Current
(A) close                                     Affairs Question Answer
(B) delete
(C) open
(D) get it                                    Name the animal rights crusader who was
(E) None of these                             presented the Shining World Compassion
Ans : (C)                                     Award from Supreme Master Ching Hai
                                              International Association.
47. To move down a page in a document……       (A). Vandana Shiva
(A) jump                                      (B). Sunita Narain
(B) fly                                       (C). Maneka Gandhi
(C) wriggle                                   (D). Sunder Lal Bahuguna
(D) scroll                                    Ans. (C)
(E) None of these                             2- Lok Pal Bill is associated with
Ans : (D)                                     (A). Anti-Corruption
(B). Security                                  Ans. (B)
(C). Bio-diversity                             9- Serbia has won the Davis Cup title by
(D). Global warming                            defeating
Ans. (A)                                       (A). France
3- Miss World 2010 is -                        (B). US
(A). Adriana Vasini                            (C). Switzerland
(B). Alexandria Mills                          (D). Sweden
(C). Emma Wareus                               Ans. (A)
(D). Mansavi Mamgai                            10- The opposition parties had been
Ans. (B)                                       demanding JPC of the probe in 2G spectrum
4- The annual India-European Union (EU)        scam. JPC stands for
Summit was held in Dec 2010 in-                (A). Joint Parliamentary Commission
(A). London                                    (B). Joint Parliamentary Committee
(B). Paris                                     (C). Joint Parliamentary Controversy
(C). Berlin                                    (D). Joint Parties Commission
(D). Brussels                                  Ans. (B)
Ans. (D)                                       11- Lal Bahadur Shastri Award 2010 for
5- Who has been re-appointed as the prime      Excellence in Public Administration Academia
minister of France?                            and Management has been given to -
(A). Dominique de Villepin                     (A). Zia Modi
(B). Jean-Peirre Raffarin                      (B). Aruna Roy
(C). Francois Fillon                           (C). Kapil Sibal
(D). Lionel Jospin                             (D). Arvind Kezeriwal
Ans. (C)                                       Ans. (B)
6- With which of the following countries has   12- Who among the following has won the
India recently agreed to establish hotline     Durand Cup held in New Delhi recently?
between the two countries’ commerce and        (A). JCT
Industries ministries?                         (B). Chirag United
(A). Poland                                    (C). East Bengal
(B). Germany                                   (D). Mohun Bagan
(C). England                                   Ans. (B)
(D). Japan                                     13- What is India’s Rank in World Uranium
Ans. (B)                                       Production as per the latest data of World
7- Sanam Singh is related to _______.          Nuclear Association?
(A). Tennis                                    (A). 10th
(B). Badminton                                 (B). 12th
(C). Discus Throw                              (C). 13th
(D). Archery                                   (D). 18th
Ans. (A)                                       Ans. (C)
8- Which among the following are TOP 3         14- Which of the following is the first-ever
debtors of World Bank?                         pollution-control warship?
(A). India, South Africa, Mexico               (A). Sagar Manthan
(B). India, Mexico, South Africa               (B). Sagar Rattan
(C). India, Mexico, Pakistan                   (C). Sagar Prahari
(D). Mexico, India, South Africa               (D). Samudra Prahan
Ans. (D)                                      Ans. (A)
15- According to the Chief Election           21- Which of the following has won the Best
Commissioner SY Quraishi, the National        Film Award at 57th National Film Awards?
Voters’ Day will be observed on               (A). Kutty Srank
(A). Jan 5                                    (B). Lahore
(B). Jan 15                                   (C). Paa
(C). Jan 20                                   (D). Abohoman
(D). Jan 25                                   Ans. (A)
Ans. (D)                                      22- Justice Nissar Ahmed Kakru has been
16- Which country stands at the top in 2010   appointed an the New Chief Justice of -
Human Development Index (HDI) rankings of     (A). Andhra Pradesh
169 nations in Human Development Report       (B). Jammu & Kashmir
2010?                                         (C). Tamil Nadu
(A). Norway                                   (D). Kerala .
(B). Australia                                Ans. (B)
(C). New Zealand                              23- Who is the author of the book World of All
(D). United States                            Human Rights!
Ans. (A)                                      (A). Harish Salve
17- Where was recently a referendum held to   (B). Santosh Hegde
support constitutional reforms?               (C). Arundhati Roy
(A). Iran                                     (D). Soli J Sorabjee
(B). Iraq                                     Ans. (D)
(C). Saudi Arabia                             24- A new scheme for the health
(D). Turkey                                   improvement of expectant mothers and
Ans. (D)                                      ensuring proper nutrition for the newborns
18- The 43rd Jananpith Award 2007 has been    has been named as
conferred on -                                (A). Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana
(A). Akhlaq Shaharyar Khan                    (B). Rajiv Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana
(B). ONV Kurup                                (C). Mahatma Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana
(C). Arundhati Roy                            (D). Kasturba Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana
(D). None of the above                        Ans. (A)
Ans. (B)                                      25- Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy has been
19- Recently in news Lavasa Corporation’s     appointed as the Chief Minister of
township project is situated in ___.          (A). Karnataka
(A). Maharashtra                              (B). Andhra Pradesh
(B). Goa                                      (C). Kerala
(C). Kerala                                   (D). Tamil Nadu
(D). Karnataka                                Ans. (B)
Ans. (A)                                      26- Name the founder of the whistleblower
20- ‘Conversations with Myself’ is the book   website Wikileaks.
written by -                                  (A). Julian Assange
(A). Nelson Mandela                           (B). Navi Pillay
(B). MarioVargas Llosa                        (C). Phillip Adams
(C). Prince Charles                           (D). Ben Laurie
(D). None of the above                        Ans. (A)
27- Who is the chairman of Parliament’s         (D). Akira Suzuki
Public Accounts Committee (PAC)?                Ans. (C)
(A). Jaswant Singh                              33- Lal Bahadur Shastri Award 2010 for
(B). Sandeep Dikshit                            Excellence in Public Administration Academia
(C). Murli Manohar Joshi                        and Management has been given to -
(D). Mulayam Singh                              (A). Zia Modi
Ans. (C)                                        (B). Aruna Roy
28- The theme of 17th ASEAN Summit was -        (C). Kapil Sibal
(A). Towards the ASEAN Community from           (D). Arvind Kezeriwal
Vision to Action                                Ans. (B)
(B). Action Oriented Approach of ASEAN          34- The best actress award under the 57th
Community                                       National Film Awards for 2009 has been
(C). ASEAN with New Actionable Approach         bagged by -
(D). None of the above                          (A). Rani Mukherjee
Ans. (A)                                        (B). Vidya Balan
29- Who is the author of the book Yes, We       (C). Ananya ChatterJee
Can?                                            (D). Kareena Kapoor
(A). M Karunanidhi                              Ans. (C)
(B). Dr. Ramadoss                               35- Which of the following organisation
(C). Vaiko                                      recently celebrated the Silver Jubilee Year of
(D). MK Azhagiri                                its establishment?
Ans. (C)                                        (A). SAARC
30- Who has been awarded LG ICC Test Player     (B). ASEAN
of the year Award for 2010?                     (C). APEC
(A). Gautam Gambhir                             (D). G-8
(B). Virender Sehwag                            Ans. (A)
(C). A. B. de Villlers                          36- Jiaolong which made a trip into deep sea
(D). None of the above                          recently belongs to -
Ans. (B)                                        (A). U.S.A.
31- Who among the following became the          (B). China
first enlisted Sikh soldier in the US Army in   (C). Australia
more than two decades to complete basic         (D). Russia
training after getting a rare religious         Ans. (B)
exemption for his turban and beard because      37- With which of the following countries did
the military requires his language skills?      India recently agree to set up a joint venture
(A). Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi                      to co-develop and produce a new Multi role
(B). Tejdeep Singh Rattan                       Transport Aircraft (MTA)?
(C). Bob Singh Dhillon                          (A). Japan
(D). Simran Preet Singh Lamba                   (B). Russia
Ans. (D)                                        (C). U.S.A.
32- The Nobel Prize winner for 2010 in          (D). Poland
Medicine is -                                   Ans. (B)
(A). Liu Xlaobo                                 38- Which Indian state continues to top the
(B). Mario Vargas Llosa                         list with an adult HIV infection prevalence rate
(C). Robert Edwards                             of (A).40 percent?
(A). Mizoram                                    drinking water and sanitation crises.
(B). Andhra Pradesh                             (A). Subir Bhomick
(C). Nagaland                                   (B). Rajesh Shah
(D). Manipur                                    (C). Sundarlal Bahuguna
Ans. (D)                                        (D). Chandi Prasad
39- Name the country’s only government          Ans:- (B)
award for an environmental film.                45- The Union Cabinet has decided that street
(A). Vasudha Award                              vendors will now enjoy the benefits of
(B). Vasundhara Award                           cashless-based health insurance scheme. They
(C). Vaishali Award                             will be covered by
(D). Vriksha Mitra Award                        (A). Janshree Bima Yojana
Ans. (A)                                        (B). Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
40- In World University Ranking which of the    (C). Aam Aadtni Bima Yojana
following has topped?                           (D). Sampoom Bima Yojana
(A). The University of Cambridge                Ans:- (B)
(B). Harvard University                         46- Gangan Narang is related to _______.
(C). Yale University                            (A). Golf
(D). University of Oxford                       (B). Polo
Ans. (A)                                        (C). Boxing
                                                (D). Shooting
                                                Ans:- (D)
41- World leaders from 193 countries signed a   47- Name the tiny and energy-rich gulf Arab
new global climate regime on Dec 11 called      country that has been picked to host the FIFA
(A). Cancun Agreement                           2022 World Cup.
(B). Kyoto Agreement                            (A). UAH
(C). Copenhagen Agreement                       (B). Oman
(D). London Agreement                           (C). Saudi Arabia
Ans:- (A)                                       (D). Qatar
42- Who recently clinched Italian Grand Prix    Ans:- (D)
and Singapore Grand Prix?                       48- The winner of US Open 2010 (Tennis
(A). Fernando Alonso                            Championship) women’s singles title is -
(B). Sebastian Vettel                           (A). Kim Clijster
(C). Casey Stoner                               (B). Vera Zvonaeva
(D). None of these                              (C). Liezel Huber
Ans:- (A)                                       (D). Kveta Peschke
43- Who is the author of the book A Rainbow     Ans:- (A)
in the Night?                                   49- Which of the following has been raised by
(A). Jim Corbett                                the Indian Navy after 26/11 Mumbai terror
(B). George Orwell                              attack?
(C). Rudyard Kipling                            (A). Sagar Suraksha Bal
(D). Dominique Lapierre                         (B). Sagar Prahari Bal
Ans:- (D)                                       (C). Coast Security Guard
44- Name the person who has been honoured       (D). Coastal Protection Force
with the prestigious 2010 Intel Environment     Ans:- (B)
Award for his efforts to solve global safe      50- The controversial UDRS system used in
cricket is                                     (A). Guilin (China)
(A). Universal Decision Review System          (B). Beijing (China)
(B). Unified Decision Review System            (C). Bangalore (India)
(C). Umpire Decision Review System             (D). Wuhan (China)
(D). Unmanned Decision Review System           Ans:- (D)
Ans:- (C)                                      57- Pankaj Advani has recently bagged
51- Name the player who was named as the       National Snooker Title for -
Most Valuable Player at Guangzhou Asian        (A). Fourth time
Games.                                         (B). Fifth time
(A). Lin Dan                                   (C). Third time
(B). Liu Xiang                                 (D). Second time
(C). Sun Yang                                  Ans:- (B)
(D). Tang Yi                                   58- Which of the following is the last book of
Ans:- (A)                                      VS Naipaul?
52- K. Vijay Kumar has been appointed as       (A). A House for Mr Biswas
Director General of -                          (B). The Masque of Africa
(A). CRPF                                      (C). India: A Wounded Civilization
(B). ITBP                                      (D). India: A Million Mutinies Now
(C). BSF                                       Ans:- (B)
(D). RAF                                       59- Who refused to accept the China – India
Ans:- (A)                                      Friendship Award conferred by Premier Wen
53- Who has been conferred Indira Gandhi       Jiabao?
Prize for Peace, Disarmament and               (A). Kapil Sibal
Development for 2010?                          (B). Karan Singh
(A). Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva                 (C). L.K. Advani
(B). Aung San Suu Kyi                          (D). Sonia Gandhi
(C). Nelson Mandela                            Ans:- (B)
(D). Bingu Wa Mutharika                        60- In which of the Following states India’s
Ans:- (A)                                      First Tidal Power Plant was proposed. It is
54- The total number of medals won by India    currently under construction?
in Guagzhou Asian Games was                    (A). Gujarat
(A). 54                                        (B). Andhra Pradesh
(B). 64                                        (C). West Bengal
(C). 75                                        (D). Karnataka
(D). 85                                        Ans:- (C)
Ans:- (B)                                      61- World Disabled Day is observed on
55- In Global Gender Gap Report India has      (A). Dec l
been ranked -                                  (B). Dec 2
(A). 50th                                      (C). Dec 3
(B). 112th                                     (D). Dec 4
(C). 20th                                      Ans:- (C)
(D). 90th                                      62- Which country recently completed its 20
Ans:- (B)                                      years of unity?
56- The 10th Russi-India-China (RIC) meeting   (A). France
was held in                                    (B). Germany
(C). Belgium                                      68- According to the Asian Development Bank
(D). Japan                                        Report for Urbanisation India ranks at -
Ans:- (B)                                         (A). 10th Place
63- As per the draft of Lok Pal Bill recently     (B). 26th Place
finalised by the Union Government, the Lok        (C). 34th place
Pal would be a -                                  (D). 39th Place
(A). Four Member Boby                             Ans:- (C)
(B). Three Member Boby                            69- The man who has been recently been re-
(C). Five Member Boby                             elected as Interpol Secretary General is
(D). Six Member Boby                              (A). Ronald Noble
Ans:- (B)                                         (B). Nancy Octland
64- Which of the following has been removed       (C). Dilma Rousseff
from the United Nations list of unresolved        (D). Michel Rud
disputes, in a setback to Pakistan which has      Ans:- (A)
been asking the world body to intervene on        70- Which of the following state became the
the issue?                                        first state to introduce Public Service
(A). Siachin                                      Guarantee Act 2010?
(B). Sir Creek                                    (A). Madhya Pradesh
(C). Baglihar dam                                 (B). Gujarat
(D). Jammu and Kashmir                            (C). Bihar
Ans:- (D)                                         (D). Haryana
65- Name the Ethiopian legend who                 Ans:- (A)
announced his retirement after dropping out       71- With the aim of giving a fillip to
of the New York City Marathon with a knee         development schemes in tribal and backward
injury.                                           regions, mostly affected by Naxal violence,
(A). Haile Gebreslassie                           the Cabinet has approved the commencement
(B). Duncan Kibet                                 of an Intergrated Action Plan (IAP) in
(C). James Kwambai                                (A). 20 districts
(D). Patrick Makau                                (B). 40 districts
Ans:- (A)                                         (C). 60 districts
66- The 44th Jnanpith Award for 2008 has          (D). 100 districts
been bagged by -                                  Ans:- (C)
(A). ONV Kurup                                    72- Where is located the “Centre for Earth
(B). Akhlaq Sharayar Khan                         Science Studies”?
(C). Sir Mota Singh                               (A). Goa
(D). None of the above                            (B). Bangalore
Ans:- (B)                                         (C). Thiruvananthapuram
67- NATO and Afghanistan agreed to the goal       (D). Patiala
of a phased transfer of security responsibility   Ans:- (C)
to the Afghan govt by the end of                  73- Who among the following has been
(A). 2012                                         appointed as the new director of the Central
(B). 2014                                         Bureau of investigation (CBI)?
(C). 2020                                         (A). Ashwani Kumar
(D). 2025                                         (B). Amar Pratap Singh
Ans:- (B)                                         (C). DP Kohli
(D). VS Tiwari                                     (D). North Korea and Russia
Ans:- (B)                                          Ans:- (C)
74- Which of the following countries recently      80- Who won the 21st Lal Bahadur Shastri
signed Arctic Border Pact?                         hockey tournament?
(A). Russia-Norway                                 (A). ONGC
(B). Norway-Sweden                                 (B). Indian Oil
(C). Russia-Finland                                (C). Air India
(D). Sweden-Finland                                (D). Indian Railways
Ans:- (A)                                          Ans:- (C)
75- India recently signed cultural accord with -   41- World leaders from 193 countries signed a
(A). Germany                                       new global climate regime on Dec 11 called
(B). Australia                                     (A). Cancun Agreement
(C). Malaysia                                      (B). Kyoto Agreement
(D). Indonesia                                     (C). Copenhagen Agreement
Ans:- (A)                                          (D). London Agreement
76- Kenyan runner David Rudisha and                Ans:- (A)
Croatian high jump star Blanka Vlasic were         42- Who recently clinched Italian Grand Prix
named male and female athletes of the year         and Singapore Grand Prix?
respectively by the                                (A). Fernando Alonso
(A). IAAF                                          (B). Sebastian Vettel
(B). World Athletic Organisation                   (C). Casey Stoner
(C). European Athletic Organisation                (D). None of these
(D). World Athletic Federation                     Ans:- (A)
Ans:- (A)                                          43- Who is the author of the book A Rainbow
77- The five-member panel, headed by retired       in the Night?
judge of the Supreme Court, Justice BN             (A). Jim Corbett
Srikrishna and appointed by the centre on          (B). George Orwell
_________ issue, submitted its report to           (C). Rudyard Kipling
union home ministry on 30 December, 2010.          (D). Dominique Lapierre
(A). Telengana                                     Ans:- (D)
(B). Naxal                                         44- Name the person who has been honoured
(C). Kashmir                                       with the prestigious 2010 Intel Environment
(D). AFSPA                                         Award for his efforts to solve global safe
Ans:- (A)                                          drinking water and sanitation crises.
78- Global Family Day is celebrated on__.          (A). Subir Bhomick
(A). 1 January                                     (B). Rajesh Shah
(B). 5 January                                     (C). Sundarlal Bahuguna
(C). 31 December                                   (D). Chandi Prasad
(D). 25 December                                   Ans:- (B)
Ans:- (A)                                          45- The Union Cabinet has decided that street
79- Yeonpyeong Island is a source of dispute       vendors will now enjoy the benefits of
between which two countries -                      cashless-based health insurance scheme. They
(A). Japan and China                               will be covered by
(B). Japan and South Korea                         (A). Janshree Bima Yojana
(C). North Korea and South Korea                   (B). Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(C). Aam Aadtni Bima Yojana                     (D). Tang Yi
(D). Sampoom Bima Yojana                        Ans:- (A)
Ans:- (B)                                       52- K. Vijay Kumar has been appointed as
46- Gangan Narang is related to _______.        Director General of -
(A). Golf                                       (A). CRPF
(B). Polo                                       (B). ITBP
(C). Boxing                                     (C). BSF
(D). Shooting                                   (D). RAF
Ans:- (D)                                       Ans:- (A)
47- Name the tiny and energy-rich gulf Arab     53- Who has been conferred Indira Gandhi
country that has been picked to host the FIFA   Prize for Peace, Disarmament and
2022 World Cup.                                 Development for 2010?
(A). UAH                                        (A). Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
(B). Oman                                       (B). Aung San Suu Kyi
(C). Saudi Arabia                               (C). Nelson Mandela
(D). Qatar                                      (D). Bingu Wa Mutharika
Ans:- (D)                                       Ans:- (A)
48- The winner of US Open 2010 (Tennis          54- The total number of medals won by India
Championship) women’s singles title is -        in Guagzhou Asian Games was
(A). Kim Clijster                               (A). 54
(B). Vera Zvonaeva                              (B). 64
(C). Liezel Huber                               (C). 75
(D). Kveta Peschke                              (D). 85
Ans:- (A)                                       Ans:- (B)
49- Which of the following has been raised by   55- In Global Gender Gap Report India has
the Indian Navy after 26/11 Mumbai terror       been ranked -
attack?                                         (A). 50th
(A). Sagar Suraksha Bal                         (B). 112th
(B). Sagar Prahari Bal                          (C). 20th
(C). Coast Security Guard                       (D). 90th
(D). Coastal Protection Force                   Ans:- (B)
Ans:- (B)                                       56- The 10th Russi-India-China (RIC) meeting
50- The controversial UDRS system used in       was held in
cricket is                                      (A). Guilin (China)
(A). Universal Decision Review System           (B). Beijing (China)
(B). Unified Decision Review System             (C). Bangalore (India)
(C). Umpire Decision Review System              (D). Wuhan (China)
(D). Unmanned Decision Review System            Ans:- (D)
Ans:- (C)                                       57- Pankaj Advani has recently bagged
51- Name the player who was named as the        National Snooker Title for -
Most Valuable Player at Guangzhou Asian         (A). Fourth time
Games.                                          (B). Fifth time
(A). Lin Dan                                    (C). Third time
(B). Liu Xiang                                  (D). Second time
(C). Sun Yang                                   Ans:- (B)
58- Which of the following is the last book of   from the United Nations list of unresolved
VS Naipaul?                                      disputes, in a setback to Pakistan which has
(A). A House for Mr Biswas                       been asking the world body to intervene on
(B). The Masque of Africa                        the issue?
(C). India: A Wounded Civilization               (A). Siachin
(D). India: A Million Mutinies Now               (B). Sir Creek
Ans:- (B)                                        (C). Baglihar dam
59- Who refused to accept the China – India      (D). Jammu and Kashmir
Friendship Award conferred by Premier Wen        Ans:- (D)
Jiabao?                                          65- Name the Ethiopian legend who
(A). Kapil Sibal                                 announced his retirement after dropping out
(B). Karan Singh                                 of the New York City Marathon with a knee
(C). L.K. Advani                                 injury.
(D). Sonia Gandhi                                (A). Haile Gebreslassie
Ans:- (B)                                        (B). Duncan Kibet
60- In which of the Following states India’s     (C). James Kwambai
First Tidal Power Plant was proposed. It is      (D). Patrick Makau
currently under construction?                    Ans:- (A)
(A). Gujarat                                     66- The 44th Jnanpith Award for 2008 has
(B). Andhra Pradesh                              been bagged by -
(C). West Bengal                                 (A). ONV Kurup
(D). Karnataka                                   (B). Akhlaq Sharayar Khan
Ans:- (C)                                        (C). Sir Mota Singh
61- World Disabled Day is observed on            (D). None of the above
(A). Dec l                                       Ans:- (B)
(B). Dec 2                                       67- NATO and Afghanistan agreed to the goal
(C). Dec 3                                       of a phased transfer of security responsibility
(D). Dec 4                                       to the Afghan govt by the end of
Ans:- (C)                                        (A). 2012
62- Which country recently completed its 20      (B). 2014
years of unity?                                  (C). 2020
(A). France                                      (D). 2025
(B). Germany                                     Ans:- (B)
(C). Belgium                                     68- According to the Asian Development Bank
(D). Japan                                       Report for Urbanisation India ranks at -
Ans:- (B)                                        (A). 10th Place
63- As per the draft of Lok Pal Bill recently    (B). 26th Place
finalised by the Union Government, the Lok       (C). 34th place
Pal would be a -                                 (D). 39th Place
(A). Four Member Boby                            Ans:- (C)
(B). Three Member Boby                           69- The man who has been recently been re-
(C). Five Member Boby                            elected as Interpol Secretary General is
(D). Six Member Boby                             (A). Ronald Noble
Ans:- (B)                                        (B). Nancy Octland
64- Which of the following has been removed      (C). Dilma Rousseff
(D). Michel Rud                                    (C). Malaysia
Ans:- (A)                                          (D). Indonesia
70- Which of the following state became the        Ans:- (A)
first state to introduce Public Service            76- Kenyan runner David Rudisha and
Guarantee Act 2010?                                Croatian high jump star Blanka Vlasic were
(A). Madhya Pradesh                                named male and female athletes of the year
(B). Gujarat                                       respectively by the
(C). Bihar                                         (A). IAAF
(D). Haryana                                       (B). World Athletic Organisation
Ans:- (A)                                          (C). European Athletic Organisation
71- With the aim of giving a fillip to             (D). World Athletic Federation
development schemes in tribal and backward         Ans:- (A)
regions, mostly affected by Naxal violence,        77- The five-member panel, headed by retired
the Cabinet has approved the commencement          judge of the Supreme Court, Justice BN
of an Intergrated Action Plan (IAP) in             Srikrishna and appointed by the centre on
(A). 20 districts                                  _________ issue, submitted its report to
(B). 40 districts                                  union home ministry on 30 December, 2010.
(C). 60 districts                                  (A). Telengana
(D). 100 districts                                 (B). Naxal
Ans:- (C)                                          (C). Kashmir
72- Where is located the “Centre for Earth         (D). AFSPA
Science Studies”?                                  Ans:- (A)
(A). Goa                                           78- Global Family Day is celebrated on__.
(B). Bangalore                                     (A). 1 January
(C). Thiruvananthapuram                            (B). 5 January
(D). Patiala                                       (C). 31 December
Ans:- (C)                                          (D). 25 December
73- Who among the following has been               Ans:- (A)
appointed as the new director of the Central       79- Yeonpyeong Island is a source of dispute
Bureau of investigation (CBI)?                     between which two countries -
(A). Ashwani Kumar                                 (A). Japan and China
(B). Amar Pratap Singh                             (B). Japan and South Korea
(C). DP Kohli                                      (C). North Korea and South Korea
(D). VS Tiwari                                     (D). North Korea and Russia
Ans:- (B)                                          Ans:- (C)
74- Which of the following countries recently      80- Who won the 21st Lal Bahadur Shastri
signed Arctic Border Pact?                         hockey tournament?
(A). Russia-Norway                                 (A). ONGC
(B). Norway-Sweden                                 (B). Indian Oil
(C). Russia-Finland                                (C). Air India
(D). Sweden-Finland                                (D). Indian Railways
Ans:- (A)                                          Ans:- (C)
75- India recently signed cultural accord with -   81- The Nanhi Chhan programme is lending
(A). Germany                                       voice against
(B). Australia                                     (A) infant mortality
(B) female literacy                            (D) Tim Moya
(C) female foeticide
(D) declining sex ratio                        ANS:- (C)
ANS:- (C)                                      87 – Which of the following books has not
82 – Name the Parliament which has             been written by Mario Vargas Llosa who
approved president’s pension overhaul plan     received Nobel Prize in Literature 2010?
causing a wave of protests in the country      (A) The Time of the Hero
(A) Denmark                                    (B) The Green House
(B) Sweden                                     (C) Conversation in the Cathedral
(C) Norway                                     (D) Wolf Hall
(D) France                                     ANS:- (D)
                                               88 – Name the former Argentine President
ANS:- (D)                                      and the country’s most powerful politician
83 – Which state govt has decided to restore   who died recently.
free power to the farm sector?                 (A) Nestor Kirchner
(A) Haryana                                    (B) Criistina Fernandez
(B) MP                                         (C) Kanayo Nwanze
(C) UP                                         (D) Robert Zeigler
(D) Punjab
                                               ANS:- (A)
ANS:- (D)                                      89 – The IPS officer YS Dadwal has been
84- Name the Miss USA who was crowned          appointed as the director-general of
Miss World 2010 in China’s Sanya city.         (A) CRPF
(A) Alexandria Mills                           (B) BSF
(B) Emma Wareus                                (C) CISF
(C) Adriana Vasini                             (D) SSB
(D) Nikki Maria
                                               ANS:- (D)
ANS:- (A)                                      90 – Who among the following has been
85- The proposed Renuka Dam project is         elected as the first woman President of Brazil?
being denied approval on the ground that it    (A) Dilma Rousseff
involves cutting down of a large number of     (B) Maria das Gracas Foster
trees. This project is associated with         (C) Marta Suplicy
(A) Uttarakhand                                (D) Eve Morales
(B) Himachal Pradesh                           ANS:- (A)
(C) Arunachal Pradesh                          91 – Name the Canada-based author who has
(D) Andhra Pradesh                             lashed out at the Shiv Sena for its “sorry
                                               spectacle of book-burning and book-banning”,
ANS:- (B)                                      leading to the withdrawal of his novel Such A
86 – Who among the following has equalled      Long Journey from Mumbai University’s
Pete Sampras’s haul of 64 ATP titles by        syllabus.
winning the Stockholm Open?                    (A) Rohinton Mistry
(A) Andy Murray                                (B) Salman Rushdie
(B) Rafael Nadal                               (C) Amitav Ghosh
(C) Roger Federer                              (D) Robin Sharma
                                                  97 – Who has become the first Indian
ANS:- (A)                                         American woman to hold gubernatorial post
92 – A joint exercise named “Indradhanush”        in the US?
by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Royal Air   (A) Nikki Haley
Force (RAF) of the _______ was held at the        (B) Bobby Jindal
Kalaikunda Air Force station in West Bengal.      (C) Kamala Harris
(A) US                                            (D) Reshma Saujani
(B) UK
(C) France                                        ANS:- (A)
(D) Germany                                       98 – Name the Pakistan wicket-keeper who
                                                  abandoned the team and flew to London and
ANS:- (B)                                         who announced his retirement from
93 – Recently 2G controversy was in news. G       international cricket after revealing that he
stands for                                        had received death threat.
(A) General                                       (A) Tasleem Arif
(B) Generation                                    (B) Zulqarnain Haider
(C) Government                                    (C)Shoeb Akmal
(D) Gilt-Edged                                    (D) Danish Kaneria
ANS:- (B)
14 – Name the country in which more than          ANS:- (B)
200 people died due to volcano eruption from      99 – Guangzhou is the second Chinese city to
the Mount Meraki, which means “Mountain           host the Asian Games after Beijing in
of Fire”.                                         (A) 1986
(A) Indonesia                                     (B) 1990
(B) Malaysia                                      (C) 1994
(C) Vietnam                                       (D) 1998
(D) Laos
ANS:- (A)                                         ANS:- (B)
95 – Adarsh scam is associated with               100 – Which of the following welfare scheme
(A) Housing                                       has been launched by Uttar Pradesh Chief
(B) Defence purchase                              Minister Mayawati to empower the poorest
(C) Duty drawback                                 of the poor whose basic objective is to enable
(D) Allotment of Land                             the beneficiaries to meet their daily needs.
                                                  (A) Mukhya Mantri Mahamaya Garib Arthik
ANS:- (A)                                         Madad Yojana
96 – Name Saddam Hussein’s longtime foreign       (B) Kanshi Ram Mahamaya Garib Arthik
minister who was sentenced to death by            Madad Yojana
hanging for persecuting members of Shilite        (C) Gautam Buddha Mahamaya Garib Arthik
religious parties under the former regime.        Madad Yojana
(A) Qusay Hussein                                 (D) Bahujan Garib Arthik Madad Yojana
(B) Uday Hussein
(C) Ali Hassan al-Majid                           ANS:- (A)
(D) Tariq Aziz                                    101 – According to the 2010 Human
                                                  Development Report released by the United
ANS:- (D)                                         Nations Development Programme, as per its
Gender Inequality Index India ranks at            country’s history to face removal proceeding
(A) 122                                           in the Parliament. Who was the first?
(B) 110                                           (A) Justice V Ramaswami
(C) 92                                            (B) Justice Subhash Bhattacharya
(D) 67                                            (C) Justice Subhash Kashyap
                                                  (D) Justice E Ahmadi
ANS:- (A)
102 – Aung San Suu Kyi is associated with         ANS:- (A)
(A) China                                         107 – The government has approved
(B) North Korea                                   amendments to the Enemy Property Act,
(C) Taiwan                                        1968, to ensure that legal heirs can inherit
(D) Myanmar                                       properties of relatives who migrated to
                                                  (A) Pakistan in 1947
ANS:- (D)                                         (B) Bangladesh in 1971
103 – Suggesting “gross injustice” in his four-   (C) Myanmar in 1947
month suspension from the British House of        (D) Sri Lanka in 1947
Lords, Lord Swraj Paul has resigned as
(A) Speaker of the House                          ANS:- (A)
(B) Deputy Speaker of the House                   108 – Name Lie former Comptroller and
(C) Leader of the Opposition                      Auditor-General who is probing into the
(D)Member of the House                            alleged irregularities in the Commonwealth
ANS:- (B)                                         Games.
104 – Karen rebels are fighting in the country    (A) VK Shunglu
which has been ruled by the military near-        (B) VN Kaul
continuously since 196(B) Identify the            (C) Vinod Rai
country.                                          (D) TN Chaturvedi
(A) N Korea
(B) Myanmar                                       ANS:- (A)
(C) Vietnam                                       109 – Name the Indonesian President who will
(D) Brunei                                        be the chief guest at next year’s Republic Day
                                                  parade in Delhi.
ANS:- (B)                                         (A) Megawati Sukarnoputri
105 – Name the person who has been                (B) Abdurrahman Wahid
secretary-general of Interpol for the past 10     (C) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
years, and who has been reelected to the post     (D) Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie
for a third five-year term at the global police
agency’s general assembly in Doha.                ANS:- (C)
(A) Ronald Noble                                  110 – Name the veteran human rights activist
(B) Boon Hui Khoo                                 of Pakistan who has won a keenly-contested
(C) James R Clapper                               election for president of the Supreme Court
(D) Kofi Annan                                    Bar Association, becoming the first woman to
                                                  hold this office.
ANS:- (A)                                         (A) Hina Jilani
106 – Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta        (B) Asma Jehangir
High Court is the second judge in the             (C) Sherry Rahman
(D) Maliha Lodi                                  as the most powerful person in the world by
                                                 Forbes.
ANS:- (B)                                        (A) Hu Jintao
111 – Name Pakistan’s eighth President who       (B) Barack Obama
died in a Rawalpindi hospital recently after a   (C) King Abdullah
prolonged illness.                               (D) Sonia Gandhi
(A) Rafique Tarar
(B) Bulkh Sher Mazari                            ANS:- (A)
(C) Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari                    116 – The strike infantry units from India and
(D) Asif Ali Zardari                             Russia concluded joint military exercises
                                                 whose thrust was terror attacks. The 10-day
ANS:- (C)                                        exercise was held in the Kumaon Hills near
112 – Who among the following has not been       Ranikhet in Uttarakhand The exercise was
appointed on the panel of interlocutors on       named
Kashmir?                                         (A) Vajra
A. Dileep Padgaonkar                             (B) Rainbow
B. Irfan Habib                                   (C) Indra
C. Radha Kumar                                   (D) Malabar
D. Vinod Dua
E. MM Ansari                                     ANS:- (C)
(A) Only B                                       117 – Name the former Inspector General of
(B) Only A & B                                   Police in Kerala who has been sentenced to
(C) Only B & D                                   life imprisonment by a CBI Special Court in the
(D) Only D & E                                   case relating to the killing of Naxalite leader a
                                                 Varghese in a fake encounter.
ANS:- (C)                                        (A) K Lakshmana
113 – The President of US Barack Obama           (B) Girish Kumar
arrived in India by                              (C) L Ganeshan
(A) US Air Force Plane                           (D) DG Vanjara
(B) Air Force One
(C) Delta Force                                  ANS:- (A)
(D) Caravan of Hope                              118 – Who is the president of the Olympic
                                                 Council of Asia (OCA)?
ANS:- (B)                                        (A) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad
114 – Name the New Zealand public television     (B) Sheikh Jabir Ahmad
host who mocked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila      (C) Sheikh Al-Sabab
Dikshit’s name and invited racism charge and     (D) Sheikh Ahmad Ali
resigned as a consequence
(A) Paul Henry                                   ANS:- (A)
(B) Robert Edwards                               119 – Who has taken over as Director-General
(C) Carlos Barrios                               of Border Roads Organisation (BRO)?
(D) Li Rui                                       (A) Lt Gen Ravi Shankar
                                                 (B) Lt Gen Ata Hasnain
ANS:- (A)                                        (C) Lt Gen Chandra Shekhar
115 – Name the person who has been named         (D) Lt Gen AU Shah
                                                   (B) UK
ANS:- (A)                                          (C) Germany
120 – Who has ended the year as World No. 1        (D) United States
female lawn tennis player despite losing to
Kim Clijsters in the final of the WTA              ANS:- (D)
Championships in Doha on Oct 30?                   124- Name the classical flute exponent who
(A) Vera Zvonarevo                                 will be conferred the Chevalier dans ‘Ordre
(B) Serena Williams                                Des Arts et des Lettres, the highest civilian
(C) Venus Williams                                 award in France.
(D) Caroline Wozniacki                             (A) Ronu Mazumdar
                                                   (B) Pt Amarnath
ANS:- (D)                                          (C) Had Prasad Chauraria
                                                   (D) Praveen Godkhindi
121- Name the United Liberation Front of
Asom’s self-styled deputy commander-in-            ANS:- (C)
chief who was granted bail by a court in           125- Which Indian state attracted the highest
Guwahati.                                          number of domestic tourists in 2009,
(A) Raju Barua                                     according to data on ‘Indians travelling within
(B) Paresh Barua                                   India’ unveiled by the market research
(C) Arbinda Rajkhowa                               division of the Union Ministry of Tourism
(D) Bhimakanta Buragohain                          recently?
                                                   (A) Andhra Pradesh
ANS:- (A)                                          (B) Uttar Pradesh
122- The Planning Commission rejected              (C) Tamil Nadu
demands for an increase in the corpus              (D) Karnataka
allocated to MPs for development of their
constituencies under the Member of                 ANS:- (A)
Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD)          126- Which Indian Professor has been named
scheme to Rs. 5 crore recently. How much           for the Association for Computing Machinery
does the government provide all Members of         (ACM) award?
Parliament annually to develop their               (A) ANS:- (A)K. Sidhwani
constituencies currently?                          (B) K.L. Supriya
(A) Rs. 1 crore                                    (C) Anand Siyasubramaniam
(B) Rs. 2 crore                                    (D) None of the above
(C) Rs. (B)5 crore
(D) Rs. (C)0 crore                                 ANS:- (C)
                                                   127- Which of the following became the first
ANS:- (B)                                          Asian country to sign a free trade agreement
123- Name the country which has announced          (FTA) with the European Union (EU) recently?
that it would provide a whopping $(B)29 b as       (A) India
military aid to Pakistan to bolster its army’s     (B) Japan
anti-terror capabilities, notwithstanding          (C) China
India’s concerns that Islamabad has been           (D) South Korea
diverting portion of such assistance against it.
(A) France                                         ANS:- (D)
128- Manavjit Singh Sandhu is related            ANS:- (B)
to_______.                                       132- The New and Renewable Energy
(A) Hockey                                       Minister, Farooq Abdullah said that as many
(B) Shooting                                     as 10,000 remote villages across the country
(C) Wrestling                                    will be electrified with renewable energy
(D) None of these                                sources by March 2012 Much of the power is
                                                 slated to come from the first 1,000 megawatts
ANS:- (B)                                        (MW) added to the national grid as part of the
129- India signed the Convention on              (A) Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission
Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear           (B) Rajiv Gandhi National Solar Mission
Damage (CSC) recently. Which of the              (C) Indira Gandhi National Solar Mission
following statements about the CSC is/are        (D) Rashtriya Urja Mission
correct?
I. The CSC seeks to establish a uniform global   ANS:- (A)
legal regime for the compensation of victims     133- Name the British author who has won
of nuclear accidents                             the prestigious Booker Prize for his comic
II. US is the only permanent member of the       novel The Finkler Question.
UN Security Council to sign and ratify the       (A) Peter Carey
convention                                       (B) Tom McCarthy
III. The Convention will come Into effect only   (C) Howard Jacobson
after ratification by all permanent members      (D) Ruskin Bond
of the UNSC
(A) I only                                       ANS:- (C)
(B) I and II only                                134- Which of the following statements about
(C) II only                                      the MoU signed between Union HRD Ministry
(D) II and III only                              and the Unique Identification Authority of
                                                 India (UIDAI) recently is/are correct?
ANS:- (B)                                        (A) Mark sheets and degrees of students will
130- Name the French-American                    be stored in paperless form
mathematician who explored a new class of        (B) Staff from educational institutions will be
mathematical shapes known as “fractals” and      deputed for enumeration work undertaken by
who died at age 85 in Cambridge,                 UIDAI
Massachusetts.                                   (C) Mark sheets and degrees of students will
(A) Benoit Mandlebrot                            be imprinted with the “Aadhar” number of
(B) Frank Adams                                  UIDAI
(C) Alan Baker                                   (D) UIDAI will assist in the conduct of a
(D) William Kingdom Clifford                     national common entrance test for college
                                                 admissions
ANS:- (A)
131- 16th National Youth Festival will be held   ANS:- (C)
in                                               135- How many gold medals were won by
(A) Ajmer                                        India in the Ashiad (2010)?
(B) Udaipur                                      (A) 9
(C) Bikaner                                      (B) 11
(D) Jaipur                                       (C) 14
(D) 16                                            (C) New Era of South Africa Cricket
                                                  (D) None of these
ANS:- (C)
136- Mike Russell cruised to his 10th World       ANS:- (B)
professional title in Leeds after defeating       141- The National Advisory Council, chaired by
India’s Dhruv SitwalAns:- (A) They are            Congress President Sonia Gandhi, submitted
associated with                                   its report on the National Food Security Act to
(A) Golf                                          the Union government recently. Which of the
(B) Billiards                                     following statements about its
(C) Chess                                         recommendations is/are correct?
(D) Tennis                                        I. Subsidized food grains should be provided
                                                  to at least 90% of the country’s population
ANS:- (B)                                         II. The entitled population is to be divided into
137- Who is the author of the book The            two groups: ‘Priority’ and ‘General’
Bridge-The life and rise of Barack Obama?         households
(A) Maureen Harrison                              III. The price of food grains supplied to all
(B) Shelby Steele                                 households covered by the Act should be the
(C) David Remnick                                 same
(D) Joseph Vogel                                  (A) 1 only
                                                  (B) I and II only
ANS:- (C)                                         (C) II only
138- “Ecology is Permanent Economy” This          (D) II and III only
slogan is related to which of the following?
(A) Chipko Movement                               ANS:- (C)
(B) Narmada Bachao Andolan                        142- Name the medium-altitude and long-
(C) Appiko Movement                               endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
(D) Silent Valley                                 developed by the Bangalore-based
                                                  Aeronautical Development Establishment
ANS:- (A)                                         (ADE) that was successfully test-flown.
139- Which well known US University was in        (A) Sohrab-l
news for announcing a partnership with IIM,       (B) Rustom-l
Kozhikode and IIT, Kanpur to develop              (C) Gada-l
academic leadership development programs          (D) Dhanush-l
for higher education leaders in India recently?
(A) Stanford University                           ANS:- (B)
(B) Princeton University                          143- Which of the following statements about
(C) Harvard University                            the IMF reforms announced at the G-20
(D) Yale University                               Finance Ministers and Central Bankers
                                                  meeting organized recently, is/are correct?
ANS:- (D)                                         I. BRIC countries–Brazil, Russia India and
140- What is the title of South African opener    China–will see a decline in their voting shares
Herschelle Gibbs’ controversial                   II. Europe will see a rise in its share as well as
autobiography?                                    its representation on the IMF board
(A) My Cricket Story                              III. After changes in voting shares take effect,
(B) To The Point                                  India will occupy 8th position
(A) I only                                        (Constitutional Head)?
(B) I and II only                                 (A) Trinidad & Tobago
(C) III only                                      (B) Laos
(D) II and III only                               (C) New Zealand
                                                  (D) Kingdom of Tonga
ANS:- (C)
144- Name the chief minister of Maharashtra       ANS:- (C)
who resigned over the Adarsh Housing Society      149- Who is the writer of ‘Conversations with
scam.                                             Myself’?
(A) Vilasrao Deshmukh                             (A) Sonia Gandhi
(B) Prithviraj Chavan                             (B) Nelson Mandela
(C) Ashok Chavan                                  (C) Barack Obama
(D) Shivraj Patil                                 (D) Khushwant Singh

ANS:- (C)                                         ANS:- (B)
145- Who amongst the following is not             150- Who among the following has won the
related to the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics?     Shanghai Masters tennis title recently?
(A) Christopher Pissarides                        (A) Rafael Nadal
(B) Peter Diamond                                 (B) Roger Federer
(C) Dale Mortensen                                (C) Andy Murray
(D) Liu Xiaobo                                    (D) Marat Safin

ANS:- (D)                                         ANS:- (C)
146- VK Shunglu, who heads the two-member         151- What is the new GDP growth rate of the
high-level committee set up to probe the          Indian economy in 2010 projected by the
alleged financial irregularities in the Common    International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its
Wealth Games (CWG), has been given the            World Economic Outlook report unveiled
status of                                         recently?
(A) a High Court Judge                            (A) 6.3%
(B) a Supreme Court Judge                         (B) 7.2%
(C) State Minister                                (C) 6.5%
(D) Cabinet Minister                              (D) 9.7%

ANS:- (B)                                         ANS:- (D)
147- Which department of the government of        152- Name the president of Hockey India who
India is celebrating 150 years of its existence   resigned from the post to honour her
in 2010?                                          commitment to the Union Sports Minister, Dr.
(A) Customs and Excise                            MS Gill, that she would quit after the
(B) Income tax                                    Commonwealth Games.
(C) Planning Commission                           (A) Girija Vyas
(D) Panchayati Raj                                (B) Kiran Bedi
                                                  (C) Vidya Stokes
ANS:- (B)                                         (D) Satvinder Kaur
148- In which of the following countries,
Anand Satyanand is the de facto head of state     ANS:- (C)
153- Which former Indian cricketer has been
elected the President of Karnataka Cricket      ANS:- (B)
Association?                                    158- The winner of recent edition of Ryder
(A) Javagal Srinath                             Cup (Golf) is______.
(B) Anil Kumble                                 (A) Europe
(C) Venkatesh Prasad                            (B) North America
(D) None of the above                           (C) Africa
                                                (D) Asia
ANS:- (B)
154- Which of the following became the first    ANS:- (A)
tax haven to sign a Tax Information Exchange    159- Who is the Governor of Karnataka?
Agreement with India that will allow exchange   (A) M.K. Narayanan
of information on criminal tax matters with     (B) Shivraj Patil
the Indian government recently?                 (C) Hansraj Bhardwaj
(A) British Virgin Island                       (D) None of the above
(B) Bermuda
(C) Bahamas                                     ANS:- (C)
(D) Cayman Islands                              160- Which football club won the Durand
                                                Cup?
ANS:- (B)                                       (A) Chirag United
155- Asian Games 2010 were held                 (B) Mohan Bagan
in_________.                                    (C) East Bengal
(A) Japan                                       (D) Churchill Brothers
(B) Singapore
(C) China                                       ANS:- (A)
(D) India                                       161- Who won the final match of men’s single
                                                Australian Open (Tennis)-2011?
ANS:- (C)                                       (A) Novak Djokovic
156- The WAN-IFRA India 2010 annual             (B) Andy Murray
conference organized in Jaipur recently was     (C) Rafael Nadal
on which of the following subjects?             (D) Roger Federer
(A) Telecom services                            ANS:- (A)
(B) Education                                   162- Name the former chief minister of Kerala
(C) Journalism                                  who died recently.
(D) Architecture                                (A) ESL Narasimhan
                                                (B) VS Achutanandan
ANS:- (C)                                       (C) BS Yeddyurappa
157- Which committee has probed                 (D) K Karunakaran
“misappropriation” charges against Calcutta
High Court Judge Soumitra Sen in the removal    ANS:- (D)
proceedings initiated by Parliament?            163- Army’s Strategic Forces Command
(A) Justice Balakrishanan                       recently tested -
(B) Justice B Sudershan Reddy                   (A) Agni-II
(C) Justice Jeewan Reddy                        (B) Agni-I
(D) Justice Aftab Alam                          (C) Prithvi-III
(D) Trishul                                        ANS:- (B)
ANS:- (B)                                          169- Who amongst the following is 2011
164- ‘Decision Points’ is a book written by —-     Padma Vibhushan Awardee?
(A) Barack Obama                                   (A) Analjit Singh
(B) George Bush                                    (B) G.V.K. Reddy
(C) Bill Clinton                                   (C) Azim Premji
(D) Dr. Manmohan Singh                             (D) Rajendra S. Pawar
ANS:- (B)                                          ANS:- (C)
165- Which of the following is not correctly       170- The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010 has
matched about the Golden Globe Awards              been conferred on —
given on Jan 16?                                   (A) Manu Joseph
(A) Best Motion Picture – The Social Network       (B) Vikram Seth
(B) Best Actor – Colin Firth for The King’s        (C) Anita Desai
Speech                                             (D) Arvind Adiga
(C) Best Actress – Natalie Portman for The         ANS:- (A)
Black Swan                                         171- Who is the central vigilance
(D) Best Original Score – AR Rahman for “If I      commissioner (CVC)?
Rise” from 127 Hours                               (A) P.J. Thapar
ANS:- (D)                                          (B) P.J. Hudda
166- Consider the following statements about       (C) P.J. Thomas
PAC:                                               (D) P.K. Garg
(a) An opposition member heads the PAC.            ANS:- (C)
(b) It has 22 members from both the Houses         172- India’s first ‘Water and Wastewater
and cuts across parties.                           Gallery’ was inaugurated in
Which of the above statements are true?            (A) Kolkata
(A) Only (a)                                       (B) Delhi
(B) Only (b)                                       (C) Chennai
(C) Both (a) and (b)                               (D) Mumbai
(D) Neither (a) nor (b)
ANS:- (C)                                          ANS:- (B)
167- Who amongst the following 2011 Padma          173- Name the chief executive officer of
Shri awardee from sports field is wrongly          Prasar Bharati who has been suspended on
matched?                                           charges of irregulatities.
(A) Sushil Kumar – Wrestling                       (A) Vinod Rai
(B) Gagan Narang – Shooting                        (B) MV Nair
(C) Krishna Poonia – Javelin Throw                 (C) BS Lalli
(D) N. Kunjarani Devi – Weightlifting              (D) Ranjan Mittal
ANS:- (C)                                          ANS:- (C)
168- India is purchasing the gigantic C-17         174- The United Kingdom signed treaties
Globemaster-III giant strategic airlift aircraft   agreeing to military cooperation including
from -                                             testing of nuclear warheads with -
(A) Japan                                          (A) Belgium
(B) USA                                            (B) France
(C) Australia                                      (C) The Netherlands
(D) England                                        (D) Germany
ANS:- (B)                                        181- Britain’s economy shrank by, a shocking
175- Who is the director of the film ‘Dil To     ______ per cent in the fourth quarter of 2010,
Baccha Hai Ji”?                                  dashing expectations for growth; the data
(A) Ajay Devgan                                  showed on 25, January, 2011?
(B) Emraan Hashmi                                (A) 0.5
(C) Madhur Bhandarkar                            (B) 0.6
(D) Omi Vaidya                                   (C) 0.7
ANS:- (C)                                        (D) 0.9
176- What is Shivalik?                           ANS:- (A)
(A) India’s first home-built stealth warship     182- Ali Akbar Salehi is the foreign minister of
(B) India’s first home-built stealth aircraft    (A) Iraq
(C) India’s first home-built stealth unmanned    (B) Pakistan
aircraft                                         (C) Iran
(D) India’s first home-built nuclear submarine   (D) Tunisia
ANS:- (A)                                        ANS:- (C)
177- Dilma Rouseff has been elected a the        183- Who is the writer of ‘Curfewed Nigh’?
new President of -                               (A) Basharat Peer
(A) Brazil                                       (B) Martin Amis
(B) Argentina                                    (C) Johan Self
(C) Peru                                         (D) Saul Bellow
(D) Chile                                        ANS:- (A)
ANS:- (A)                                        184- Judge Soumitra Sen has been found
178- Who is the author of the book My Life       guilty of corruption by a Rajya Sabha-
With Taliban?                                    appointed committee and thus is liable for
(A) Abdul Salam Zaeef                            impeachment? He is from -
(B) Nayantara Sahgal                             (A) Calcutta High Court
(C) RK Narayan                                   (B) Allahabad High Court
(D) Namita Gokhale                               (C) Delhi High Court
ANS:- (A)                                        (D) Supreme Court
179- Which year has been set as a deadline
for withdrawal of troops by North Atlantic       ANS:- (A)
Treaty Organisation from Afghanistan?            185- According to the Election Commission,
(A) Year 2013                                    how man national parties are there in the
(B) Year 2015                                    country?
(C) Year 2014                                    (A) 6
(D) Year 2016                                    (B) 8
ANS:- (C)                                        (C) 10
180- Name the governor of Pakistan’s Punjab      (D) 12
province who was shot dead by his own            ANS:- (A)
bodyguard recently.                              186- 2011 Padma Shri Awardee Sheetal
(A) Rana Muhammad Iqbal                          Mahajan is related to ____.
(B) Salman Taseer                                (A) ParAns:- (A)Jumping
(C) Zulfikar Ali Magsi                           (B) Mountain Climbing
(D) Raja Zulqarnain Khan                         (C) Weightlifting
ANS:- (B)                                        (D) Discus Throw
ANS:- (A)                                           (A) Julian Assange
187- Which of the following has won the Ranji       (B) Mark Zuckerburg
Trophy title after defeating hosts Baroda on        (C) Wen Jiabao
basis of their first innings lead in the final in   (D) Barack Obama
Vadodara?                                           ANS:- (B)
(A) Delhi                                           193- A Parliamentary committee in January
(B) Rajasthan                                       2011 has given the go ahead to the revised tax
(C) UP                                              treaty between India and _____.
(D) Punjab                                          (A) Brazil
ANS:- (B)                                           (B) Switzerland
188- Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace,                 (C) America
Disarmament and Development for 2010 has            (D) All of these
been conferred on—                                  ANS:- (B)
(A) Atal Bihari Vajpayee                            194- Who is the author of the book Jawaharlal
(B) Asma Jahangir                                   Nehru: civilizing a Savage World?
(C) Lula Da Silva                                   (A) Arun Shourie
(D) Tony Blair                                      (B) Nayantara Sahgal
ANS:- (C)                                           (C) RK Narayan
189- Legendary vocalist, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi       (D) Namita Gokhale
who died on 24 January, 2011 was a recipient        ANS:- (B)
of                                                  195- Name the chief minister who has been
(A) Padma Shri                                      chosen as the CNN-IBN person of the Year
(B) Padma Vibhushan                                 2010?
(C) Bharat Ratna                                    (A) Narendra Modi
(D) Padma Bhushan                                   (B) Bhupinder Singh Hooda
ANS:- (C)                                           (C) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
190- Russian Parliament has recently                (D) Nitish Kumar
approved the Russian-American new START. It         ANS:- (D)
stands for                                          196- Tejas is
(A) Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty                 (A) anti-tank missile
(B) Short Arms Reduction Treaty                     (B) Surface-to-air missile
(C) Serious Arms Reduction treaty                   (C) Light combat aircraft
(D) Strategic Ammunition Reduction Treaty           (D) civilian aircraft
ANS:- (A)                                           ANS:- (C)
191- Recently the Cabinet Committee on              197- The New Chief Minister of Andhra
Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the                Pradesh is —
commencement of an Integrated Action Plan           (A) Jaganmohan Reddy
(IAP) in —                                          (B) Chitranjeevi
(A) 60 Naxal hit districts                          (C) Kiran Kumar Reddy
(B) 80 Naxal hit districts                          (D) K. Rosaiah
(C) 50 Naxal hit districts                          ANS:- (C)
(D) 40 Naxal hit districts                          198- Who among the following has been
ANS:- (A)                                           ranked World No. 1 badminton player?
192- Who has been named Time magazine’s             (A) Wang Shixian
2010 Person of the year?                            (B) Saina Nehwal
(C) Wang Xin                                      b. March 2010
(D) Han Jin                                       c. October 2009
ANS:- (C)                                         d. April 2010
199- Amar Pratap Singh has been appointed         Answer: (d)
as the new Director of ____
(A) Research and Analysis Wing                    3. NYSE listed US-based International Paper
(B) Central Bureau of Investigation               decided to buy up to 75% stake in which of
(C) Prasar Bharti                                 the following for up to $423 million, in the
(D) None of above                                 first significant domestic acquisition by a
ANS:- (B)                                         foreign paper company?
200- As per a recent global report the country    a. Abhinav Publications
which tops the terrorism risk list is —           b. Vinod Paper House
(A) Pakistan                                      c. Ananda Paper House
(B) Somalia                                       d. AP Paper Mills
(C) Iraq                                          Answer: (d)
(D) Iran
ANS:- (B)                                         4. Sistema Shyam Teleservices issued over
                                                  54.73-crore equity shares to which of the
                                                  following governments at 17.14 per cent stake
(Paper) Indian Bank Computer Officers Exam,       against $600 million received in December
2008 and Professional Knowledge of Punjab         2010 on 30 March 2011?
National Bank P.O. Exam                           a. Italian government
                                                  b. US government
                                                  c. Russian government
Current Affairs 2011 January February March       d. Philippines government
April May June                                    Answer: (c)
1. Which one of the following companies
became the first major online retailer to offer   5. According to the tiger Census 2010, the
cloud-based media storage and streaming to        number of tigers in India increased from 1411
unlimited web or Android devices with a free      to__.
basic plan?                                       a) 1706
a. Amazon                                         b) 1672
b. Roamans                                        c) 1511
c. LL BeAN                                        d) 1611
d. vita Coast                                     Answer: (a) 1706
Answer: (a)
                                                  6. Which one of the following statements on
2. State-owned carrier Air India announced on     tiger Census 2010 in India is NOT correct?
29 March 2011 that it completed the first         a) The number of tigers in India increased
milestone of its modernisation process with       from 1411 in 2006 to 1706 in 2010.
the migration of Air India and Indian Airlines    b) The tiger census 2010 was unveiled by the
to SITA's Horizon Passenger Service System        Union Home Ministry.
(PSS). When did Air India sign contract with      c) The tiger occupancy areas decreased from
SITA for the same?                                93600 sq. km to areas of 72800sq.km.
a. January 2011                                   d) In the , the tiger Census took place for the
first time.                                      Canadian Parliament on 25 March 2011. He
Answer: (b) The tiger Census was unveiled by     belongs to which one of the following political
the Union ministry of Environment and            parties?
Forests.                                         a) Conservative Party
                                                 b) Liberal Party
7. In tiger census 2010,                         c) Congress Party
i) Pugmarks were used as the only indicator of   d) Democratic Party
tiger numbers.                                   Answer: (a) Conservative Party
ii)An advanced Scientific process was adopted
which included video trapping and use of         11. Which of the following statements
satellite data.                                  regarding the outgoing Prime Minister
Which of the above statements is/are             Stephen Harper of Canada are/is correct?
incorrect?                                       i) He is the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada.
Choose the right option:                         ii) He was sworn as Prime Minister of Canada
a) Only i is incorrect                           on 6 February 2006.
b) Only ii is incorrect                          Choose the right option:
c) Both i and ii are incorrect                   a) Both i and ii are correct.
d) Both i and ii are not incorrect               b) Both i and ii are incorrect.
Answer: ( a) Only i is incorrect                 c) Only i is correct.
                                                 d) Only ii is correct.
8. In the Sunderbans, the tiger Census took      Answer: (a) Both i and ii are correct.
place for the first time. In which one of the
following states of India Sunderbans is          12. Latikia, witnessed the mass unrest against
located?                                         the ruling President Bashar al-Assad on 25-26
a) West Bengal                                   March 2011. Where the place Latikia is
b) Orissa                                        located?
C) Andhra Pradesh                                a) Syria
d) Tamil Nadu                                    b) Egypt
Answer: (a) West Bengal, next to the Bay of      c) Yemen
Bengal                                           d) Pakistan
                                                 Answer: (a) Syria
9. Scientists, at the Wellcome Trust Sanger
Institute UK, for the first time identified      13. Latikia, witnessed the mass unrest against
genetic mutations that lead to the               the ruling President Bashar al-Assad on 25-26
development of acute myeloid leukaemia.          March 2011. Which of the following
Acute myeloid leukaemia is a cancer of the__.    statements is/are incorrect?
a) White Blood Cells (WBC)                       i) Bashar al-Assad is the President of Egypt
b) Red blood Cells (RBC)                         ii) Latikia is in Syria
c) Liver Cells                                   a) Both the statements are incorrect
d) Stem Cells                                    b) Only i is incorrect
Answer: (a) White Blood Cells (WBC)              c) Only ii is incorrect
                                                 d) Both the statements are not incorrect
10. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper       Answer: (b) only i is incorrect; Bashar al-Assad
resigned after a no-confidence vote was          is the President of Syria
passed by 156-145 vote against him in the
14. The Rajya Sabha, the upper House in          Answer: (d)
Indian Parliament, on 24 March 2011 passed
the bill___ changing the name of Orissa to       18. To how many village panchayats was the
Odisha.                                          Nirmal Gram Puraskar awarded by President
a) Orissa (the Alteration of Name) Bill, 2010    Pratibha Patil on 23 March 2011?
b) Odisha(the Alteration of Name) Bill,2011      a. 1543
c) Orissa (the Alteration of Name) Bill, 2011    b. 2808
d) Odisha(the Alteration of Name) Bill, 2010     c. 29
Answer: (a) Orissa (the Alteration of Name)      d. 166
Bill, 2010                                       Answer: (b)

15. Earth quake of 6.8 magnitude struck          19. The Indian government on 24 March 2011
Myanmar’s borders with Thailand and Laos,        constituted 11member Financial Sector
about 70 miles (110 kilometers) from the         Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) to
northern Thai city of Chiang Rai on 24 March     examine the means of oversight on regulators
2011. What was the magnitude of the quake?       and their autonomy from the government.
a. 6                                             Who will head the committee?
b. 6.3                                           a. Retired Supreme Court Justice BN Srikrishna
c. 6.8                                           b. former PFRDA Chairman D Swarup
d. 7.6                                           c. RBI Governor Dr. D. Subbarao
Answer: (c)                                      d. PMEAC member M Govinda Rao
                                                 Answer: (a)
16. The Shunglu Committee set up to probe
corruption in organising the Commonwealth        20. On which of the following freedom
Games (CWG) on 23 March 2011 submitted its       fighters was a commemorative postage stamp
second report to the Cabinet Secretary. Which    released by the Indian President Pratibha Patil
private developer was indicted in the second     on 24 March 2011?
report?                                          a. Padmaja Naidu
a. Emaar MGF                                     b. Padmaja Naidu
b. Royale Builders and Developers                c. Sucheta Kriplani
c. Green Field Real Estate                       d. Subhadra Joshi
d. DLF                                           Answer: (d)
Answer: (a)
                                                 21. Which of the following radio stations was
17. The World Meteorological Organization        awarded the Most Successful Radio Channel
with its 189 Members and the worldwide           of the Year at the FICCI Frames Excellence
meteorological community celebrate World         Awards 2011 was given out on 25 March
Meteorological Day every year on 23 March.       2011?
When was the WMO Convention convened             a. Radio Mirchi (98.3)
for the first time with the purpose of setting   b. Big FM (92.7)
up the World Meteorological Organization?        c. Red FM (93.5)
a. 1947                                          d. Radio One (95)
b. 149                                           Answer: (a)
c. 150
d. 1956                                          22. Read the following statement with
reference to renowned dancer Leela Samson.        Answer: (a) Both i and ii statements are
1. Leela Samson was appointed chairperson of      correct
the Central Board for Film Certification on 28
March 2011 by Information and Broadcasting        25. The Union ministry of Environment and
Ministry.                                         Forests, recently asked state governments to
2. Leela Samson is a renowned Kathakali           declare bamboo as a minor forest produce to
dancer of India.                                  address livelihood issues of forest dwellers
3. Leela Samson won the prestigious Bharat        and tribals. Bamboo is a__.
Ratna award in recognition of her outstanding     a) Grass
contribution to the art of dance in 1990.         b) Tree
4. Two documentary films were made on her         c) Plant
work namely- Sanchari and The Flowering           d) Wood
Tree.                                             Answer: (a) Grass
Which of the above mentioned statements
is/are false?                                     26. The Union Cabinet of India, on 22 March
a. 2 & 4                                          2011, approved the amendments to the
b. 3 & 4                                          Indian Forest Act, 1927. The amendment to
c. 2 & 3                                          the Indian Forest Act raised the limit to which
d. Only 4                                         fines for relatively minor offences can be
Answer: (c)                                       compounded from 50 rupees to _ rupees.
                                                  a) 9000 rupees
23. Nisha P. Rajagopal has been chosen as the     b) 10000 rupees
first recipient of ‘The Hindu Saregama M.S.       c) 11000 rupees
Subbulakshmi Award instituted on 16               d) 12000 rupees
September 2010. To which of the following         Answer: (b) 10000 rupees
type of music is she famous for?
a. Carnatic                                       27. Earthquake in Myanmar measured at
b. Hindusthani classical                          magnitude 6.8 killed 73 people and injured
c. Haryanavi Music                                111 people on 25 March 2011. The strength of
d. Ganasangeet                                    an earthquake can be measured by a device
Answer: (a)                                       called ___.
                                                  a) Seismograph
24. A team of Scientists led by Takehiko at       b) Barometer
Yokohama City University grew sperms in a         c) Algometer
test-tube. Consider the following statements      d) Thermometer
regarding the scientific breakthrough.            Answer: (a) Seismograph
i) Sperms were grown in a Test-tube for the
first time.                                       28. Somdev Devvarman was defeated by
ii) The Scientific breakthrough could help        which of the following ace tennis players at
millions of infertile men to attain parenthood.   the quarter finals of the Indian Wells Masters
Now choose the right option:                      in Californiain in two close sets 5-7 4-6 in
a) Both i and ii statements are correct           March 2011?
b) Only i is correct                              a. Cypriot Marcos
c) Only ii is correct                             b. Robin Soderling
d) Both I and ii statements are wrong             c. Rafael Nadal
d. Andy Murray                                    Mirza broke back into the top-100 in the
Answer: (c)                                       singles list with a jump of eight places. What is
                                                  Sania Mirza’s current position in the singles
29. World No. 4 India’s Saina Nehwal won the      list?
Swiss Grand Prix 2011 by defeating Ji Hyun        a. 95
Sung of South Korea 21-13, 21-14. She had         b. 90
earlier defeated the South Korean badminton       c. 99
player in which of the following tournaments?     d. 75
a. Swiss Grand Prix 2011                          Answer: (c)
b. Indonesia Open Super Series in 2010
c. All England Open Badminton                     34. Which Indian cricketer was declared the
Championships 2010                                man of the match in the ICC World Cup
d. Irish Open                                     Quarter final match between India and
Answer: (b)                                       Australia in Ahmadabad on 24 March 2011?
                                                  a. M S Dhoni
30. Who defeated Spanish ace tennis player        b. Suresh Raina
and World No 1 Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 on      c. Yuvraj Singh
20 March 2011 to win the ATP Indian Wells         d. Yusuf Pathan
title?                                            Answer: (c)
a. Novak Djokovic
b. Robin Sderling                                 35. Based on the recommendations of FIPB
c. Andy Murray                                    the Indian Government on 23 March 2011
d. Andy Roddick                                   approved 14 Foreign Direct Investment
Answer: (a)                                       proposals and 27 proposals. What is the total
                                                  worth of the FDI proposals accepted by the
31. Which of the following football clubs got     government?
back on track with a 2-0 win against Arsenal in   a. Rs 1289 crore
the FA Cup quarterfinals at Old Trafford on 12    b. Rs 1500 crore
March 2011?                                       c. Rs 1342 crore
a. Manchester United                              d. Rs 1100 crore
b. Chelsea                                        Answer: (a)
c. Real Madrid
d. Liverpool                                      36. The finance ministry has opposed the
Answer: (a)                                       Reserve Bank of India’s suggestion to restrict
                                                  foreign direct investment in new banks. RBI
32. Which of the following teams did Pakistan     had restricted foreign direct investment in
defeat in the Quarter final of the ICC Cricket    new banks to what percentage?
World Cup 2011 to reach the semi finals?          a. 43%
a. India                                          b. 43.22%
b. New Zealand                                    c. 45.7%
c. West Indies                                    d. 49%
d. Australia                                      Answer: (d)
Answer: (c)
                                                  37. Consider the following statements-
33. According to the latest WTA list, Sania       1. CAG in March 2011 sent a questionnaire
consisting 40 questions to the telecom          Answer: (b)
ministry on 2G spectrum allocation scam and
other developments in the sector.               40. The Indian government in March 2011
2. The department of telecom (DoT) was          conferred the Miniratna status on which of
asked as to why the spectrum (radio waves)      the following PSUs?
allocation was not delinked from the licence    a. National Small Industries Corporation
as it was known that spectrum was scarce vis-   (NSIC)
a-vis the demand.                               b. Air India Charters Ltd
3. The Parliamentary panel wanted to know       c. Cement Corporation of India
whether DoT consulted telecom regulator         d. HMT Machine Tools Ltd
TRAI regarding the “No Cap” recommendation      Answer: (a)
on number of operators in a circle.
4. The loss incurred by the exchequer as a      41. Gilead Sciences, a California based bio-
result of the 2G scam is estimated to be Rs     pharmaceutical research firm, and its patent
185379 crore                                    partner, Roche Holding AG, have sued which
Which of the above mentioned statements         of the following Indian generic drug makers in
related to the 2G scam is true?                 March 2011 for allegedly infringing a US
a. All of the above statements                  patent for Tamiflu, a drug used in treatment
b. 1 & 4                                        of bird and swine-flu infections?
c. 2 & 3                                        a. Dr Reddy’s
d. 2 & 4                                        b. Natco Pharma
Answer: (c)                                     c. Ranbaxy Laboratories
                                                d. GlaxoSmithKline
38. Which of the following bodies ordered       Answer: (b)
restriction on transmitting unauthenticated
news by brokers and wealth managers on          42. AT&T on Sunday announced that it had
blogs and mobile phones in an effort to         agreed to buy T-Mobile USA from which of
prevent stock manipulation through rumours?     the following telecom companies for $39
a. RBI                                          billion?
b. IRDA                                         a. Deutsche Telekom
c. FIPB                                         b. Sprint Nextel
d. SEBI                                         c. Verizon Wireless
Answer: (d)                                     d. Comcast
                                                Answer: (a)
39. Which of the following bodies put off
indefinitely the new rules governing            43. A consortium comprising two companies
unwanted telemarketing calls which were         acquired the IPL’s global Internet, mobile and
supposed to be implemented from 21 March        audio rights, along with television rights in
2011?                                           specific territories outside India, for the next
a. Department of Telecommunication (DoT)        four years. The consortium bagged the rights
b. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India        with a winning bid of Rs 261.6 crore in
(TRAI)                                          Chennai on 20 March 2011. Which are the
c. Indian Ministry of communication &           two companies included in the consortium?
Technology                                      a. TIL & Nimbus Communication
d. HRD Ministry                                 b. Reliance Big Pictures & Zoom
c. TIL & Colors                                   2011 to head its investment banking division?
d. Zoom and UTV Motion Pictures                   a. Rakesh Singh
Answer: (a)                                       b. Charul Madan
                                                  c. Gaurav Khungar
44. HCL Technologies on Thursday announced        d. Atul Singh
the expansion of its Smart Grid partner           Answer: (a)
ecosystem by entering into strategic alliances
with two data management software firms           48. Read the following statements with regard
focused on the smart grid market. Which are       to a veteran Bollywood actor.
the two firms with which HCL has entered into     1. The actor was first introduced in Bollywood
an alliance?                                      movies by actor-filmmaker Sanjay Khan in the
1. Infosys                                        film Abdullah.
2. eMeter                                         2. He essayed the role of villain in more than
3. Cape Gemini                                    200 films.
4. Tridium                                        3. He was seen in movies like Kaalia, Mard,
a. 1 & 2                                          Nastik, Qurbani, Mr India etc
b. 2 & 3                                          4. The actor's biography, Flashback: My Times
c. 2 & 4                                          in Bollywood and Beyond, was to be released
d. 1 & 4                                          by Akshay Kumar in June 2011.
Answer: (c)                                       5. He died at the Jayadeva Institute of
                                                  Cardiology in Bangalore on 20 March 2011.
45. In India’s first sale of rupee perpetual      Identify the actor being referred to.
bonds by a non-finance company Rs 1500            a. Bob Christo
crore ($332 million) was raised. Name the         b. Amjad Khan
non-finance company.                              c. Sadashiv Amrapurkar
a. Tata Steel                                     d. Milind Gunaji
b. Pantallons Retail                              Answer: (a)
c. RIL
d. Maruti Suzuki                                  49. Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav
Answer: (a)                                       was on 22 March 2011 sentenced to seven
                                                  years in jail after being convicted for rape. To
46. Online marketplace eBay India, in             which of the following parties does he belong
association with leading apparel brand            to?
Reebok auctioned a bat autographed by             a. Kadima
Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The        b. Likud
proceeds of the auction will go to which of the   c. United Torah Judaism
following NGOs?                                   d. Labor Party
a. Oxfem                                          Answer: (b)
b. CRY
c. All Bengal Women’s Union                       50. The prime minister has constituted a
d. UNEM                                           committee to suggest rules and regulations
Answer: (b)                                       for government procurement based on global
                                                  best practices though India is a not a member
47. Who did HDFC Bank, the country's second-      of the GPA. What is the full form of GPA?
largest private sector lender appoint in March    a. Government’s People Act
b. Government Procurement Act                     a) LXR
c. Governmental Public Association                b) LRX
d. Government for Procurement Agency              c) XRL
Answer: (b)                                       d) LLL
                                                  Answer: (a) LXR
51. A weeklong exhibition of handloom and
handicrafts, Bihar Utsav-2011 was organised       55. A report by the Climate Group, named
by the Bihar Government in March 2011 to          India’s Clean Revolution, published on 18
commemorate Bihar’s Foundation Day. When          March 2011 revealed that the market for low
was the modern State of Bihar carved out of       carbon goods and services in India could reach
Bengal Presidency?                                135 billion US dollars by the year___.
a. 22 March 1912                                  a) 2020
b. 2 March 1913                                   b) 2015
c. 31 March 1913                                  c) 2017
d. 7 March 1912                                   d) 2018
Answer: (a)                                       Answer: (a) 2020

52. A short film, Eclipse In Taregna which is     56. A New Technology Called High Tibial
about 2009 solar eclipse in Targena, a small      Osteotomy was developed in India to cure
hamlet in Bihar won the Founder’s Choice          which one of the followings?
Award at which of the following international     a) Cancer
film festivals in March 2011?                     b) TB
a. India International Film Festival              c) Knee Problems
b. Tampa Bay                                      d) Skin Cancer
c. Queens World Film Festival                     Answer: (c) Knee Problems
d. New York Indian Film Festival
Answer: (c)                                       57. Scientists from which one of the following
                                                  countries created a herd of more than 200
53. Which one of the following social activist    cows that is capable of producing milk similar
declared in March 2011 that he would sit on a     to that of humans?
fast on 5 April 2011 in Delhi in support of the   a) China
introduction of Lokpal Bill to check              b) India
corruption?                                       c) USA
a. Anna Hazare                                    d) UK
b. Medha Patkar                                   Answer: (a) China
c. Aruna Roy
d. Bhaurao Patil                                  58. A study of the conservation needs of the
Answer: (a)                                       Kimberley region showed that dozens of
                                                  mammals, lizards, birds and other vertebrates
54. British Scientists discovered a cholesterol   are endangered because of hunting by feral
regulating protein which plays an important       cats and destruction of their habitat by wild
role in the formation of thrombosis a kind of     donkeys and fires. In which one of the
blood clot that can result into heart attacks     following countries Kimberley region is
and strokes. What is the name of that             located?
protein?                                          a) USA
b) Australia                                      c. red Swift Dezire
c) France                                         d. black Ritz
d)Canada                                          Answer: (a)
Answer: (b) Australia
                                                  63. IT hardware firm HCL Infosystems
59. Chennai-based two-wheeler maker TVS           announced on 17 March 2011 that it bagged
Motor Company launched its premium                an order worth Rs 300 crore from which of
Apache RTR 180 bike on 11 March 2011.             the following to deploy Wideband CDMA-
Which unique technology does the bike boast       based portable wireless network?
of?                                               a. Indian Navy
a. Special cooling technology                     b. Indian Air Force
b. anti-lock braking system technology            c. DRDO
c. petrol control technology                      d. Indian Army
d. shock absorb technology                        Answer: (b)
Answer: (b)
                                                  64. Hindustan Unilever’s toothpaste brand
60. TPG and the Shriram Group will take over      Close Up tied up with which of the following
which one of the following retail chains          gaming portals for the Close Up’s new variant
through a joint venture subsidiary of the two     Fire-Freeze?
companies- TPG Wholesale Private Limited?         a. in5ane.com
a. Vishal Retail                                  b. addictingames.com
b. Arvind Brands                                  c. 123kidzarea.com
c. Classic Fashions                               d. Zapak.com
d. Heritage Foods (India) Ltd                     Answer: (d)
Answer: (a)
                                                  65. An Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) to
61. Nippon Life in March 2011 agreed to pick      monitor the process of their release of 53
up what percentage of shares in Reliance Life     Indians on five hijacked ships being kept
Insurance for Rs 3602 crore marking the single    hostage in Somalia was decided to set up.
largest foreign direct investment in the          Name the Cabinet Committee which in its
insurance sector and the first M&A                meeting on 11 March 2011 decided to set up
transaction after IRDA capped life insurance      the IMG.
charges in October 2010?                          a. Cabinet Committee on Foreign Relations
a. 22.3%                                          b. Defence Committee of the Cabinet
b. 24%                                            c. Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs
c. 25.6%                                          d. Cabinet Committee on Security
d. 26%                                            Answer: (d)
Answer: (d)
                                                  66. Which of the following missiles was not
62. India's largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki       test-fired on 11 March 2011 by India’s
India Ltd rolled out its 10 millionth car on 15   Strategic Forces Command (SFC) establishing
March 2011. Which car was Maruti Suzuki’s         readiness of India’s nuclear deterrence
10 millionth car?                                 systems?
a. blue Wagon-R                                   1. Dhanush
b. red Maruti Omni                                2. Agni-IV
3. Prithvi-II                                     Answer: (a)
4. Ballistic Air Defence Missile System
a. 1 & 3                                          70. Who among the following list of
b. 2 & 4                                          journalists was on 15 March 2011 conferred
c. 1 & 2                                          the Chameli Devi Jain award 2010 for an
d. 3 & 4                                          outstanding woman media person?
Answer: (b)                                       a. Shahina K K
                                                  b. Shireen Bhan
67. A devastating earthquake struck Japan on      c. Prabha Dutt
11 March 2011 shaking buildings in a large        d. Bachi Karkaria
swath of the country and giving rise to a 30      Answer: (a)
foot tsunami. What was the magnitude of the
earthquake that hit Japan?                        71. Bollywood's own Razzies, the annual
a. 8                                              Golden Kela Awards named which actor was
b. 8.3                                            selected as the worst actor for his role in a
c. 8.9                                            film released in 2010?
d. 9.1                                            a. Salman Khan for Veer
Answer: (c)                                       b. Shah Rukh Khan for My Name is Khan
                                                  c. Imran Khan for I Hate Love Stories
68. Japan declared states of emergency for        d. Hrithik Roshan for Guzaarish
five nuclear reactors at two power plants after   Answer: (b)
the units lost cooling ability in the aftermath
of the powerful earthquake that struck on 11      72. Mauritius has conferred one of his highest
March 2011. Which are the two nuclear plants      honours, Grand Commander of the Order of
where Japan declared a state of emergency         the Star and the Key of the Indian Ocean, on
following the earthquake?                         which of the following presidents?
1. Fukushima Daini site                           a. Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed
2. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant          b. Indian President Pratibha Patil
3. Kushima Nuclear Power Plant                    c. US President barack Obama
4. Ashihama Nuclear Power Plant                   d. French President Nicolas Sarkozy
a. 1 & 3                                          Answer: (a)
b. 2 & 4
c. 1 & 2                                          73. Stockholm International Peace Research
d. 2 & 3                                          Institute (SIPRI) released its latest report on
Answer: (c)                                       trends in the international arms trade on 14
                                                  March 2011. According to the report which
69. Which Indian river-island was nominated       country has been the world's biggest weapons
by the Indian government to be included in        importer over the past five years?
the cultural landscape category of the United     a. China
Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural      b. India
Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage list?        c. South Korea
a. Majuli                                         d. Pakistan
b. Dhakuwakhana                                   Answer: (b)
c. Nimati Ghat
d. North Lakhimpur                                74. Stockholm International Peace Research
Institute (SIPRI) released its latest report on   Climate Change
trends in the international arms trade on 14      d. Accelerated Fodder Development
March 2011. When did SIPRI come into being?       Programme
a. 1960                                           Answer: (c)
b. 1966
c. 1970                                           78. Read the following sentences with regard
d. 1983                                           to NSIC.
Answer: (b)                                       1. National Small Industries Corporation
                                                  (NSIC) is a public sector undertaking under the
75. Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee       ministry of micro, small and medium
on 11 March 2011 announced in Lok Sabha an        enterprises (MSME).
increase in the allocation under the Members      2. NSIC was awarded the Mini Ratna status by
of Parliament Local Area Development              the Indian Governmnet on 3 March 2011.
Scheme (MPLAD) Scheme from Rs.2 crore to          3. NSIC has a marked presence both in the
Rs.5 crore per Member. When was the               service as well as the manufacturing sectors.
MPLAD scheme introduced?                          4. NSIC acts as a facilitator to promote small
a. 1990                                           industries through various user-friendly and
b. 1991                                           demand-driven schemes
c. 1992                                           Which of the following sentence/sentences
d. 1993                                           is/are not true with regards to NSIC?
Answer: (d)                                       a. Only 3
                                                  b. 1 & 3
76. Union Minister of Finance Pranab              c. Only 2
Mukherjee declared in the Lok Sabha on 11         d. 2 & 4
March 2011 the extension of the existing          Answer: (a)
Interest Subvention Scheme of providing
short term loans to farmers at 7% interest        79. In February 2011 imports rose to $31.70
with additional interest subvention for timely    billion, up 21.2 per cent over the same period
repayment to which of the following group?        in 2010 while exports rose 49.8 per cent to
a. Small scale entrepreneurs                      $23.60 billion. What was the trade deficit in
b. Cottage industries & handicraft                February 2011?
professionals                                     a. (-)8.1 billion
c. Fishermen                                      b. (-)8 billion
d. Horticulturists                                c. (-)8.3 billion
Answer: (c)                                       d. (-)8.8 billion
                                                  Answer: (a)
77. Indian agriculture needs Rs 108000 crore
to fight climate change in the next five years    80. The Reserve of India on 17 March 2011
to ensure food for all at a reasonable price by   increased the interest rate at which it injects
2020. National Mission for Sustainable            liquidity into the banking system by 25 basis
Agriculture is implemented under which of         points to 6.75 per cent (repo rate). It also
the following?                                    revised its inflation projection for March-end
a. NABARD                                         2011 from 7 % to _?
b. Bharat Nirman                                  a. 7.3
c. Prime Minister's National Action Plan on       b. 7.5
c. 7.5                                            sends surges of water, reaching heights of
d. 8                                              over 100 feet onto land.
Answer: (d)                                       ii) Most tsunamis, about 80 percent, happen
                                                  within the Pacific Ocean’s Ring of Fire, a
81. An international team of scientists, led by   geologically active area where tectonic shifts
the Australian National University recently       make earthquakes and volcanoes common.
discovered evidence that the body’s immune        Which of the above statements is/are correct?
cells often share information about foreign       a) Both i and ii
substances with each other to ward of             b) Only i
invaders. The study can help increase the         c) Only ii
immunity level in human body against              d) Neither i nor ii
pathogens and cancer. Which of the                Answer: (a) Both i and ii
followings are the symptoms of Cancer?
i) Weight Loss                                    84. A massive Tsunami caused by a
ii) Excessive Sweating                            devastating earthquake of the 8.9 magnitude
iii) Lumps and Swelling (tumour)                  hit about 400 km north-east of Tokyo, capital
iv) Enlargement of Spleen                         of Japan. Where is the Pacific Tsunami
Please choose the correct option:                 Warning System headquartered?
a) i, ii, iii and iv                              a) Hawai
b) i and ii only                                  b) Tokyo
c) i, ii and iii                                  c) Manila
only i                                            d) Jakarta
Answer: (a) I, ii, iii and iv                     Answer: (a) Hawai

82. According to an extensive genetic study on    85. A massive Tsunami caused by a
modern humans, two conclusions were drawn         devastating earthquake of the 8.9 magnitude
out.                                              hit about 400 km north-east of Tokyo, capital
i) There is an enormous amount of diversity in    of japan. What are the possible factors which
the African hunter-gatherer populations.          can cause Tsunami?
ii) The genetic diversity among 27 present-day    i)An Earthquake
African populations originated in southern        ii) A landslide
Africa and progressed to northern Africa.         iii) A volcanic eruption or explosion
Which of the above statements is/are correct?     iv) Impact by a meteorite
a) Both i and ii                                  Please choose the right option
b) Neither I and ii                               a) i, ii, iii and iv
c) Only i                                         b) i and ii only
d) Only ii                                        c) ii and iii only
Answer: (a) both i and ii                         d) i and iv only
                                                  Answer: (a) i, ii, iii and iv
83. A massive Tsunami caused by a
devastating earthquake of the 8.9 magnitude       86. As per the official data released by TRAI on
hit about 400 km north-east of Tokyo, capital     9 March 2011, which state in MNP Zone-2
of Japan. Consider the following statements       recorded the maximum number of request for
regarding Tsunami.                                mobile number portability by end of February
i) A Tsunami is a series of ocean waves that      2011?
a. Tamil Nadu                                     d) 113.2 billion US dollars
b. Karnataka                                      Answer: (a) 297.3 billion US dollars
c. West Bengal
d. Assam                                          91. Consider the following statements
Answer: (b) Karnataka                             regarding the Economic Survey of India 2010-
                                                  11.
87. The Enforcement Directorate has booked        i) Agriculture likely to grow at 5.4% in 2010-11
Pune-based real estate agent and stud farm        ii) Trade Gap narrowed to 82.01 billion US
owner Hasan Ali Khan under section 3 of the       dollars in April-December 2010
Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA),        iii) 59% rise in Bank Credit
2002. When did PMLA come into existence?          Please choose the right option:
a. 2000                                           a) All the three statements i, ii and iii are
b. 2002                                           correct ; b) only I and ii are correct
c. 2005                                           b) All three statements are wrong ; d) only i) is
d. 1999                                           correct
Answer: (c) 2005                                  Answer: (a) All three Statements i, ii and iii are
                                                  correct
88. The e-commerce portal of India Post, was
launched by Union Minister Kapil Sibal on 9       92. India’s External debt stood at 295.8 billion
March 2011 provide postal services online.        US dollars at the end of September 2010,
Which among the following is the correct          recording an increase of 33.5 billion US dollars
name of the portal?                               ove the level of end-March 2010. The rise in
a. e-post office                                  debt was largely due to
b. e-post service                                 i) Higher Commercial borrowings; ii) Short-
c. e-postal services                              term trade credits
d. India Post e-commerce                          iii) Multilateral government borrowings
Answer: (a) e-post office                         Please choose the right option:
                                                  a) Only i b) only i and ii
89. Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal overtook          b) Only i and iii ; d) All I,ii and iii
Mukesh Ambani to become the wealthiest            Answer: (d) All i, ii and iii
Indian as per the annual Forbes list of World
Billionaires for 2011. What is Lakshmi Mittal’s   93. Consider the following statements:
ranking in the list?                              1. India’s exports crossed the USD 200 billion
a. Fourth                                         mark in the first eleven months of the 2010-
b. Sixth                                          11 fiscal.
c. Ninth                                          2. The trade gap for the first 11 months of the
d. Eleventh                                       financial year 2010-11 stood at USD 97.1
Answer: (b) Sixth                                 billion.
                                                  3. African countries and Japan were the
90. According to the Economic Survey of India     traditional markets for Indian exporters
2010-11, Forex Reserves estimated at __ US        during the 2010-11.
dollars.                                          4. The current forecast for the 2011-12 is USD
a) 297.3 billion US dollars                       230-235 billion.
b) 245.6 billion US dollars                       Which of the statement given above is not
c) 285.4 billion US dollars                       correct?
a.1                                                d) Uttarakhand
b. 2                                               Answer: (d) Uttarakhand
c. 3
d.4                                                98. The Foreign Ministers of the Least
Answer: (c) 3                                      Developed Countries (LDC) and India attended
                                                   the India-LCD Ministerial Conference on 18-19
94. Foreign Minister of Brazil Antonio Patriota,   February 2011. Where it was held?
reached India for a five day visit on 5 March      a) New Delhi
2011 for the Bilateral and the IBSA Ministerial    b) Tripoli
meetings. What was the major agreement             c) Thimpu
signed between Indian & Brazil during this         d) Kathmandu
period?                                            Answer: (a) New Delhi
a. Air Services Agreement
b. Agreement on disarmament & non-                 99. What was the theme of International
proliferation                                      Women’s day in 2011?
c. Bilateral trade and investment agreement        a) Equal Access to Education, Training and
d. Climate change agreement                        Science and Technology: Pathway to Decent
Answer: (a) Air Services Agreement                 Work for Women.
                                                   b) Celebrating Women’s Power
95. Which of the following days in March is        c) Equality, Freedom and Unity
observed as the International Children             d) Equal Opportunities for All
Broadcasting Day?                                  Answer: (a) Equal Access to Education,
a. 6 March                                         Training and Science and Technology:
b. 7 March                                         Pathway to Decent Work for Women.
c. 9 March
d. 13 March                                        100. Illinois became __th State of the United
Answer: (a) 6 March                                States to abolish the death penalty when its
                                                   Governor Pat Quinn announced the decision
96. Singapore on 5 March 2011 appointed            on 9 March 2011?
Brigadier General Ravinder Singh as its next       a) 15th
army chief. Who was the first ever Sikh and        b) 14th
non-Chinese to take up the post of army chief      c) 16th
of Singapore in 1982?                              d) 17th
a. Colonel Mancharan Singh Gill                    Answer: (b) 16th
b. Hari Singh Nalwa
c. Harchand Singh
d. Nirmal Chandra Suri                             Reasoning Question Paper with Answer
Answer: (a) Colonel Mancharan Singh Gill           1. If it is possible to make only one meaningful
                                                   word with the Third, Seventh, Eighth and
97. Which one of the following states recently     Tenth letters of the word COMPATIBILITY,
announced 2-year child care leave for its          which of the following would be the last letter
women employees?                                   of that word ? If no such word can be made,
a) Bihar                                           give ‘X’ as your answer and if more than one
b) Uttar Pradesh                                   such word can be formed, give your answer as
c) Tamil Nadu                                      ‘Y’.
(A) I                                             (E) None of these
(B) B                                             Ans : (D)
(C) L
(D) X                                             6. If the digits in the number 86435192 are
(E) Y                                             arranged in ascending order, what will be the
Ans : (B)                                         difference between the digits which are
                                                  second from the right and fourth from the left
2. Four of the following five are alike in a      in the new arrangement ?
certain way and so form a group. Which is the     (A) One
one that does not belong to that group ?          (B) Two
(A) Stem                                          (C) Three
(B) Tree                                          (D) Four
(C) Root                                          (E) None
(D) Branch                                        Ans : (D)
(E) Leaf
Ans : (B)                                         7. Each vowel of the word ADJECTIVE is
                                                  substituted with the next letter of the English
3. How many meaningful three letter English       alphabetical series, and each consonant is
words can be formed with the letters AER,         substituted with the letter preceding it. How
using each letter only once in each word ?        many vowels are present in the new
(A) None                                          arrangement ?
(B) One                                           (A) None
(C) Two                                           (B) One
(D) Three                                         (C) Two
(E) Four                                          (D) Three
Ans : (D)                                         (E) None of these
                                                  Ans : (C)
4. In a certain code FINE is written HGPC.
How is SLIT written in that code ?                8. If in a certain language LATE is coded as
(A) UTGR                                          8&4$ and HIRE is coded as 7*3$ then how will
(B) UTKR                                          HAIL be coded in the same language ?
(C) TUGR                                          (A) 7&8*
(D) RUGT                                          (B) &7*8
(E) None of these                                 (C) 7*&8
Ans : (E)                                         (D) 7&*8
                                                  (E) None of these
5. If ‘Apple’ is called ‘Orange’, ‘Orange’ is     Ans : (D)
called ‘Peach’, ‘Peach’ is called ‘Potato’,
‘Potato’ is called ‘Banana’, ‘Banana’ is called   9. How many such pairs of letters are there in
‘Papaya’ and ‘Papaya’ is called ‘Guava’, which    word ENGLISH, each of which has as many
of the following grows underground ?              letters between its two letters as there are
(A) Potato                                        between them in the English alphabets ?
(B) Guava                                         (A) None
(C) Apple                                         (B) One
(D) Banana                                        (C) Two
(D) Three
(E) More than three                                 12. Statements : All fishes are birds.
Ans : (E)                                           All birds are rats.
                                                    All rats are cows.
10. In a certain code ‘na pa ka so’ means           Conclusions :
‘birds fly very high’, ‘ri so la pa’ means ‘birds   I. All birds are cows
are very beautiful’ and ‘ti me ka bo’ means         II. All rats are fishes
‘the parrots could fly’. Which of the following     Ans : (A)
is the code for ‘high’ in that language ?
(A) na                                              13. Statements : All curtains are rods.
(B) ka                                              Some rods are sheets.
(C) bo                                              Some sheets are pillows.
(D) so                                              Conclusions :
(E) None of these                                   I. Some pillows are rods.
Ans : (A)                                           II. Some rods are curtains.
                                                    Ans : (B)
Directions—(Q. 11–15) In each of the
questions below are given three statements          14. Statements : Some walls are windows.
followed by two conclusions numbered I and          Some windows are doors.
II. You have to take the given statements to        All doors are roofs.
be true even if they seem to be at variance         Conclusions :
from commonly known facts. Read both the            I. Some doors are walls.
conclusions and then decide which of the            II. No roof is a window.
given conclusions logically follows from the        Ans : (D)
given statements disregarding commonly
known facts.                                        15. Statements : All switches are plugs.
                                                    Some plugs are bulbs.
Read the statements and the conclusions             All bulbs are sockets.
which follow it and                                 Conclusions :
Give answer—                                        I. Some sockets are plugs.
(A) if only conclusion I is true.                   II. Some plugs are switches.
(B) if only conclusion II is true.                  Ans : (E)
(C) if either conclusion I or conclusion II is
true.                                               Directions—(Q. 16–20) Study the sets of
(D) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is    numbers given below and answer the
true                                                questions, which follow :
(E) if both conclusions I and II are true.          489 - 541 - 654 - 953 - 983

11. Statements : All stars are suns.                16. If in each number, the first and the last
Some suns are planets.                              digits are interchanged, which of the following
All planets are satellites.                         will be the second highest number ?
Conclusions :                                       (A) 489
I. Some satellites are stars.                       (B) 541
II. No star is a satellite.                         (C) 654
Ans : (C)                                           (D) 953
(E) 783                                            Ans : (D)
Ans : (C)
                                                   Directions—(Q. 21–25) Read the following
17. If in each number, all the three digits are    information carefully and answer the
arranged in ascending order, which of the          questions, which follow :
following will be the lowest number ?              ‘A – B’ means ‘A is father of B’
(A) 489                                            ‘A + B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’
(B) 541                                            ‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is son of B’
(C) 654                                            ‘A × B’ means ‘A is wife of B’
(D) 953
(E) 783                                            21. Which of the following means P is
Ans : (B)                                          grandson of S ?
                                                   (A) P + Q – S
18. Which of the following numbers will be         (B) P ÷ Q × S
obtained if the first digit of lowest number is    (C) P ÷ Q + S
subtracted from the second digit of highest        (D) P × Q ÷ S
number after adding one to each of the             (E) None of these
numbers ?                                          Ans : (C)
(A) 1
(B) 2                                              22. How is P related to T in the expression ‘P +
(C) 3                                              S – T’ ?
(D) 4                                              (A) Sister
(E) 5                                              (B) Wife
Ans : (A)                                          (C) Son
                                                   (D) Daughter
19. If five is subtracted from each of the         (E) None of these
numbers, which of the following numbers will       Ans : (A)
be the difference between the second digit of
second highest number and the second digit         23. In the expression ‘P + Q × T’ how is T
of the highest number ?                            related to P ?
(A) Zero                                           (A) Mother
(B) 3                                              (B) Father
(C) 1                                              (C) Son
(D) 4                                              (D) Brother
(E) 2                                              (E) None of these
Ans : (B)                                          Ans : (B)

20. If in each number the first and the second     24. Which of the following means T is wife of
digits are interchanged, which will be the third   P?
highest number ?                                   (A) P × S ÷ T
(A) 489                                            (B) P ÷ S × T
(B) 541                                            (C) P – S ÷ T
(C) 654                                            (D) P + T ÷ S
(D) 953                                            (E) None of these
(E) 783                                            Ans : (E)
                                                      (A) #89*£$
25. In the expression ‘P × Q – T’ how is T            (B) #89*£#
related to P ?                                        (C) $89*£#
(A) Daughter                                          (D) $89*£$
(B) Sister                                            (E) None of these
(C) Mother                                            Ans : (C)
(D) Can’t be determined
(E) None of these                                     28. BARNIS
Ans : (D)                                             (A) 92*#%4
                                                      (B) 924#*%
Directions—(Q. 26–30) In each of these                (C) 92*#%9
questions a group of letters is given followed        (D) 42*#%4
by four combinations of number/symbol                 (E) None of these
lettered (A), (B), (C) & (D). Letters are to be       Ans : (E)
coded as per the scheme and conditions given
below. You have to find out the serial letter of      29. EGAKRL
the combination, which represents the letter          (A) #£$21*
group. Serial letter of that combination is your      (B) £$21*3
answer. If none of the combinations is correct,       (C) £$21*#
your answer is (E) i.e. None of these :               (D) #£$21#
                                                      (E) None of these
Letters # Q M S I N G D K A L P R B J E               Ans : (B)
Number/ Symbol # 7 @ 4 # % $ 6 1 2 £ 5 * 9 8
3                                                     30. DMBNIA
                                                      (A) 6@9%#2
Conditions :                                          (B) 2@9%#6
(i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last   (C) 2@9%#2
a vowel, both are to be coded as the code of          (D) 2©9%#2
the vowel.                                            (E) None of these
(ii) If the first letter is a vowel and the last a    Ans : (C)
consonant, the codes for the first and the last
are to be interchanged.                               Directions—(Q. 31–35) Study the following
(iii) If no vowel is present in the group of          information carefully to answer these
letters, the second and the fifth letters are to      questions.
be coded as ©.                                        Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H work for
                                                      three different companies namely X, Y and Z.
26. BKGQJN                                            Not more than three persons work for a
(A) 9©$7©%                                            company. There are only two ladies in the
(B) ©9$7%©                                            group who have different specializations and
(C) 91$78%                                            work for different companies. Of the group of
(D) %1$789                                            friends, two have specialization in each HR,
(E) None of these                                     Finance and Marketing. One member is an
Ans : (A)                                             engineer and one is a doctor. H is an HR
                                                      specialist and works with a Marketing
27. IJBRLG                                            specialist B who does not work for company Y.
C is an engineer and his sister works in
company Z. D is a specialist in HR working in    35. Which of the following pairs represents
company X while her friend G is a finance        the two ladies in the group ?
specialist and works for company Z. No two       (A) A and D
persons having the same specialization work      (B) B and D
together. Marketing specialist F works for       (C) D and G
company Y and his friend A who is a Finance      (D) Data inadequate
expert works for company X in which only two     (E) None of these
specialists work. No lady is a marketing         Ans : (C)
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32. Which of the following represents the pair
working in the same company ?
(A) D and C                                      1. Which of the following is/are the major
(B) A and B                                      objectives of the Union Budget 2009-10
(C) A and E                                      presented by Sri Pranab Mukherjee ?
(D) H and F                                      Emphasis on/to—
(E) None of these                                1. Faster and more inclusive growth.
Ans : (E)                                        2. Equitable development.
                                                 3. Improve the delivery mechanism.
33. Which of the following combination is        (A) Only 1
correct ?                                        (B) Only 2
(A) C–Z-Engineer                                 (C) Only 3
(B) E–X–Doctor                                   (D) All 1, 2 and 3
(C) H–X–HR                                       (E) None of these
(D) C–Y–Engineer                                 Ans : (D)
(E) None of these
Ans : (D)                                        2. As per the budget 2009-10, the Govt. has
                                                 made an allocation of Rs. 1542 crores to
34. Who amongst the friends is a doctor ?        purchase the shares held by the RBI in which
(A) H                                            of the following organizations ?
(B) E                                            (A) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural
(C) C                                            Development (NABARD)
(D) Either E or C                                (B) State Bank of India (SBI)
(E) None of these                                (C) Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of
Ans : (B)                                        India (ECGC)
(D) Life Insurance Corporation of India          Ans : (A)
(E) All the above
Ans : (A)                                        7. The telecom industry of which of the
                                                 following countries made a world record by
3. Which of the following apex body and          adding about 16 million new subscribers in
regulators has asked banks to swap customer      just one month (March 2009) ?
related information so that the frauds and       (A) China
defaults may be prevented in future ?            (B) Iran
(A) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)                  (C) India
(B) Indian Bank’s Association (IBA)              (D) South Africa
(C) Securities and Exchange Board of India       (E) None of these
(SEBI)                                           Ans : (C)
(D) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
(E) None of these                                8. The President of India recently signed three
Ans : (D)                                        key trade agreements with a country whose
                                                 Prime Minister is Mr. J. L. R. Zapatero belongs
                                                 to which of the following countries ?
4. The SBI has signed an agreement with          (A) Spain
which of the following agencies to obtain a      (B) Mexico
guarantee cover to its loans to Micro and        (C) Italy
Small Enterprises ?                              (D) Greece
(A) Export Credit Guarantee Corporation          (E) Ghana
(B) Credit Guarantee Trust                       Ans : (A)
(C) Small Industrial Development Bank of India
(D) Securities and Exchange Board of India       9. Who amongst the following has taken over
(E) None of these                                as the New Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)
Ans : (B)                                        of India recently ?
                                                 (A) Mr. Ashwani Kumar
5. Which of the following is the short form of   (B) Mr. N. Gopalaswami
the name of the Indian Space Shuttle which       (C) Mr. V. S. Sampath
puts various satellites into orbit ?             (D) Mr. Naveen Chawla
(A) RISAT                                        (E) None of these
(B) PSLV                                         Ans : (D)
(C) ANUSAT
(D) ISRO                                         10. Which of the following is the Reverse
(E) INTESSAT                                     Repo Rate at present ?
Ans : (B)                                        (A) 3%
                                                 (B) 4%
6. ‘Astra’ which was in news in recent in the    (C) 5%
name of a newly developed—                       (D) 5•5%
(A) Air to Air Missile                           (E) None of these
(B) Battle Tank                                  Ans : (E)
(C) Spy Rocket
(D) Submarine                                    11. Which of the following is true about the
(E) Air to surface missile                       exports from India during March 2009 ?
1. Exports went down by 33% percent in           (C) Dr. Manmohan Singh
terms of US dollars during the period.           (D) Mr. Pranab Mukherjee
2. It was the highest drop in exports in more    (E) Dr. Y. V. Reddy
than a decade.                                   Ans : (E)
3. This drop was because Indian Tea has lost
its demand in the global market.                 15. Who amongst the following is the winner
(A) Only 1                                       of the prestigious ‘Dadasaheb Pahlke Award’
(B) Only 2                                       given in April 2009 ?
(C) Only 1 and 2                                 (A) Manoj Kumar
(D) All 1, 2 and 3                               (B) Rajesh Khanna
(E) None of these                                (C) Amitabh Bachchan
Ans : (D)                                        (D) Jaya Bachchan
                                                 (E) Jitendra
12. As per the reports of the National Saving    Ans : (A)
Institute (NSI) which of the following has
shown an improvement in last few months by       16. India recently finalized its National Solar
registering a 10% growth in it across the        Mission. The mission envisages an installed
country ?                                        solar energy generation capacity of
(A) Bank Deposits                                about—
(B) Investments in commodity exchanges           (A) 5000 MW (by 2030)
(C) Investments in infrastructure bonds          (B) 1000000 MW (by 2030)
(D) Small savings                                (C) 15000 MW (by 2030)
(E) None of these                                (D) 20000 MW (by 2030)
Ans : (D)                                        (E) 25000 MW (by 2030)
                                                 Ans : (B)
13. The President of Maldives was awarded
the Anna Lindh Prize-2009 for his efforts in     17. As per the news published in major
which of the following areas ? Efforts to—       newspapers / magazines four Central Public
1. Combat climatic changes                       Sector Undertakings, NTPC, NHPC, PGCIL and
2. Bringing democracy in country in a peaceful   DVC signed an agreement for a joint venture.
manner                                           All these four PSUs are working in which of
3. Save his country from financial crisis        the following areas/sectors ?
(A) Only 1                                       (A) Textile Sector
(B) Only 2                                       (B) Power Sector
(C) Only 3                                       (C) Coal Sector
(D) Only 1 and 2                                 (D) Transport Sector
(E) All 1, 2 and 3                               (E) Telecome Sector
Ans : (D)                                        Ans : (B)

14. Who amongst the following is the author      18. Which of the following countries wanted
of the book (released recently) “India and       to come back again as an active member of
Global Financial Crisis : Managing Money and     the Organisation of American States after its
finance” ?                                       expulsion from there several years back ? (The
(A) Dr. Bimal Jalan                              summit of the same was organized in April
(B) Dr. C. Rangarajan                            2009)
(A) Cuba                                         (D) Kerala
(B) Brazil                                       (E) Rajasthan
(C) Argentina                                    Ans : (B)
(D) Turkey
(E) None of these                                23. India and Russia recently signed an
Ans : (A)                                        agreement so that India can get a supply of
                                                 Uranium fuel from Russia. Uranium is used in
19. Who amongst the following was the first      which of the following sectors ?
elected President of the Federal Democratic      (A) Pharma Sector
Republic of Nepal ?                              (B) Transport Sector
(A) Mr. Ram Baran Yadav                          (C) Agro Industry
(B) Mr. B.P. Koirala                             (D) Telecom Sector
(C) Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal                       (E) Energy Sector
(D) Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’           Ans : (E)
(E) None of these
Ans : (A)                                        24. The Govt. of India recently decided to
                                                 finalize a big defence deal of Rs. 45000 crore
20. As per news in major newspapers Sri          for which finally five contenders are
Lankan Govt. has offered conditional Amnesty     shortlisted.
to which of the following groups with a view     This deal is to purchase—
to end internal conflict in the country going    (A) Fighter jets
on since last several years ?                    (B) Radar system
(A) Association of Civilians Trapped in War      (C) Spy rockets
Area                                             (D) Battle tanks
(B) Janmukti Morcha                              (E) Warships
(C) Naxalite Group of Sri Lanka                  Ans : (A)
(D) Madhesi Janadhikar Forum
(E) LTTE                                         25. Who amongst the following is not a
Ans : (E)                                        Padma Awards Winner of 2009 given in 2009
                                                 ?
21. As per the reports the Indo-Pak Trade        (A) Dr. G. Madhavan Nair
reached at about which of the following levels   (B) Mr. Sundarlal Bahuguna
during 2008-09 ? About—                          (C) Mr. Abhinav Bindra
(A) Rs. 200 crores                               (D) Ms. Aruna Sairam
(B) Rs. 300 crores                               (E) Mr. Manoj Kumar
(C) Rs. 400 crores                               Ans : (E)
(D) Rs. 500 crores
(E) Rs. 600 crores                               26. As per the news in all major newspapers,
Ans : (C)                                        the African National Congress (ANC) got an
                                                 overwhelming victory in the general elections
22. Which of the following States is amongst     held recently in—
the top five power selling States in India ?     (A) Ghana
(A) Meghalaya                                    (B) Uganda
(B) Chhattisgarh                                 (C) South Africa
(C) Maharashtra                                  (D) Kenya
(E) None of these                                (B) Spain
Ans : (C)                                        (C) Germany
                                                 (D) Italy
27. After a long cold war of several decades     (E) France
Taiwan recently signed an agreement to           Ans : (B)
expand air links and accept main land
investment with which of the following           31. ‘Azlan Shah Cup’ is associated with the
countries in its neighbourhood ?                 game of—
(A) India                                        (A) Cricket
(B) China                                        (B) Hockey
(C) Malaysia                                     (C) Badminton
(D) Indonesia                                    (D) Table Tennis
(E) Japan                                        (E) Golf
Ans : (B)                                        Ans : (B)

28. As per the news in major newspapers Iran     32. What is the full form of NFSM an initiative
has agreed to welcome talks with world           of the National Development Council of India
powers after a deadlock of several months.       ?
Which of the following is the major issue over   (A) New Food Security Mechanism
which Iran has a difference with the most of     (B) National Food Security Management
the world powers ? Its—                          (C) National Farmer’s Service Manch
(A) Nuclear Programme                            (D) New Fastest Space Missile
(B) Dispute with Iraq on several oil fields      (E) None of these
(C) Views on subsidy on agro products in the     Ans : (E)
meetings of the WTO
(D) Claim to have permanent seat in UN           33. Financial year in Banks is a period
Security Council                                 between—
(E) None of these                                (A) January to December
Ans : (A)                                        (B) May to June
                                                 (C) April to March
29. Union Govt. provides subsidy on which of     (D) January to April
the following commodities in India ?             (E) None of these
1. Fertilizers                                   Ans : (C)
2. Seeds
3. Tractors                                      34. The cooperative movement in which of
(A) Only 1                                       the following fields has achieved a great
(B) Only 2                                       visible success in India ?
(C) Only 3                                       (A) Milk production
(D) Only 2 and 3                                 (B) Banking sector
(E) None of these                                (C) Textile sector
Ans : (A)                                        (D) Cotton production
                                                 (E) None of these
30. World famous Tennis Star Rafael Nadal is     Ans : (A)
from which of the following countries ?
(A) USA                                          35. The Reserve Bank of India does not print
currency notes of the denomination of Rs. —        of—
(A) 20                                             (A) Banking
(B) 50                                             (B) Textiles
(C) 3000                                           (C) Power Generation
(D) 1000                                           (D) Social Service
(E) 500                                            (E) Sports
Ans : (C)                                          Ans : (E)

36. Which of the following is considered as
the financial capital of India ?
(A) New Delhi                                      Solved Paper Series 5,Professional Knowledge
(B) Kolkata                                        Section of Punjab National Bank P.O. Exam
(C) Bangalore
(D) Ahmedabad                                      Posted by admin on November 27th, 2008
(E) None of these
                                                   Professional Knowledge Section of Punjab
Ans : (E)
                                                   National Bank
                                                   P.O. Exam, held on May 4, 2008
37. Olympic Games are Organized after a gap
of every—                                          1.Nav Krishi is a programme by:
(A) Two years                                      (1) Door Darshan (2) All India Radio
(B) Three years                                    (3) NIC
(C) Four years                                     (4) ICRISAT
(D) Five years                                     (5) MANAGE
(E) Six months
Ans : (C)                                          answer : (1) Door Darshan

                                                   2.One Acre is equal to____hectare.
38. Which of the following is a very well
known name in the field of Banking in India ?      (1) 0.0541 (2) 0.8032
(A) Ms. Meira Kumar                                (3) 0.1082
(B) Ms. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw                        (4) 0.2514 (5) 0.4047
(C) Mr. Arun Jaitley
(D) Dr. D. Subbarao                                answer : 5) 0.4047
(E) All of above
                                                   3.SRI technology is practiced for the
Ans : (E)
                                                   cultivation of:

39. Which of the following is the currency of      (1) Fruits (2) Vegetables (3) Flowers
Spain ?                                            (4) Rice (5) Wheat
(A) Dollar
(B) Pound                                          answer : (4) Rice
(C) Yen
                                                   4.If the soil pH 9.2, then the soil is:
(D) Krona
(E) None of these                                  (1) Acidic (2) Neutral (3) Alkaline
Ans : (E)                                          (4) Saline (5) Sodic

40. FIFA is an organization working in the field   answer : (4)Saline
5._____is used for the reclamation of acidic    (1) Sri Som Pal
soil:                                           (2) Sri Y.C. Nanda
                                                (3) Dr C. Rangarajan (4) Dr M.S. Swaminathan
(1) Lime (2) Gypsum (3) Sulphur                 (5) Sri Sharad Pawar
(4) Calcium Chloride (5) Ferrous Sulphate
                                                answers    3) Dr C. Rangarajan
answer : (1)Lime
                                                11.Global Positioning Systems are useful for:
6.2008 is declared as International Year of:
                                                (1) Determining precise location (latitude and
(1) Rice (2) Wheat
                                                longitude) based on radio signal
(3) Sugarcane
                                                (2) Determining precise distance based on
(4) Potato (5) Apple
                                                radio
answer: (4)Potato                               signal
                                                (3) Determining general pest system
7.Golden revolution refers to the               (4) Determining disease forecast
development of:                                 (5) Determining area of farm

(1) Oilseeds                                    answer 1) Determining precise location
(2) Pulses                                      (latitude and
(3) Horticulture (4) Cereals                    longitude) based on radio signal
(5) Fodder
                                                12.Commission for Agricultural Costs and
answer: (3) Horticulture                        Prices
                                                (CACP) recommends:
8.The most important rabi pulse crop in India
                                                (1) Comfort Price
is:
                                                (2) State Advised Price
(1) Chickpea                                    (3) Minimum Support Price
(2) Soyabean                                    (4) Minimum Export Price
(3) Pigeon pea                                  (5) Statutory Minimum Price
(4) Green gram
                                                answer: (3) Minimum Support Price
(5) Black gram
                                                13.NPV (Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus) is:
answer:(1) Chickpea
                                                (1) Pest
9.RFLP (Restriction Fragment Length Polymor-    (2) Pathogen
phism) is:                                      (3) Bio pesticide (4) Bio fungicide
                                                (5) Bio control agent
(1) Growth promoter (2) Molecular marker
(3) Growth retardent (4) Herbicide              14.National Agricultural Cooperative
(5) Germicide                                   Marketing
                                                Federation is known as:
answer     2) Molecular marker
                                                (1) NIAM
10.National Commission on Farmers was           (2) NAFED (3) MARKFED
chaired by:                                     (4) NACMF (5) NACOM

                                                answer : (2) NAFED
15.Which insect is known as farmers’ enemy         23.
No. 1?                                             Ideal NPK ratio for Indian soils is:
                                                   (1) 8 : 4 : 2 (2) 4 : 2 : 1 (3) 9 : 5 : 3
(1) Bollworm                                       (4) 2 : 1 : 0.5 (5) 10 : 4 : 2
(2) Desert locust                                  24.Which of the following is a bio diesel
(3) Aphids                                         plant?
(4) Stem borer                                     (1) Jatropha (2) Rose (3) Pepper
(5) Fruit fly                                      (4) Noni
answer:(3) Aphids                                  (5) Teak
                                                   25.National Research Centre on Plant
17.In India forests account for about_____of       Biotechno-
land                                               logy is situated at:
surface.                                           (1) Nagpur (2) New Delhi (3) Mumbai
                                                   (4) Kolkata (5) Chennai
(1) 11% (2) 22% (3) 33% (4) 14% (5) 25%
                                                   26.Carbon credit is meant for:
18.VAM is an alternative to inorganic              (1) Deforestation
fertilizer.                                        (2) Protection of environment
VAM is:                                            (3) Rural infrastructure
(1) Azospirillum                                   (4) Diamond trading
(2) Mycorrhiza                                     (5) Precision farming
(3) Phosphate solubilising bacteria                27.Acetic acid is present in:
(4) Nitrogen fixing bacteria                       (1) Vinegar (2) Curd (3) Lime
(5) Azotobacter                                    (4) Fish
                                                   (5) Rancid butter
19.An example of Single Cell Protein is:           28.Deep litter and cage systems are
(1) agar agar                                      associated
(2) spirulina                                      with:
(3) rhizobium                                      (1) Dairy development
(4) acetobacter                                    (2) Pig farming
(5) salmonella                                     (3) Poultry growing
20.Major producer of mulberry silk in India:       (4) Quali farming
(1) Karnataka                                      (5) Sheep rearing
(2) Jammu and Kashmir                              29.When milk is churned, the cream is
(3) Jharkhand                                      separated
(4) Assam                                          due to:
(5) Himachal Pradesh                               (1) Gravitational force
21.Bird flu affects:                               (2) Centrifugal force
(1) Cattle                                         (3) Frictional force
(2) Poultry (3) Sheep                              (4) Electro magnetic effect
(4) Prawn                                          (5) None of the above
(5) Silkworm                                       30.Agricultural scientist who got Nobel prize
22.Minor irrigation scheme comprises several       for
types of works with capacities to irrigate upto:   peace:
(1) 2000 acre (2) 2000 ha (3) 1000 ha              (1) Dr Norman E. Borlaug
(4) 1000 acre (5) 2500 ha                          (2) Dr M.S. Swaminathan
(3) Dr Hargovind Khorana                         ANSWERS
(4) Dr Chandrasekhar                             1. (1) 2. (5) 3. (4) 4. (3) 5. (1)
(5) Dr Watson                                    6. (4) 7. (3) 8. (1) 9. (2) 10. (4)
31.Free flow of capital, goods and services is   11. (1) 12. (3) 13. (3) 14. (2) 15. (3)
envis-                                           16. (4) 17. (2) 18. (2) 19. (2) 20. (1)
aged under:                                      21. (2) 22. (3) 23. (2) 24. (1) 25. (2)
(1) WTO                                          26. (2) 27. (1) 28. (3) 29. (2) 30. (1)
(2) Food Bill                                    31. (1) 32. (4) 33. (5) 34. (1) 35. (2)
(3) AEZ
(4) Essential commodities Act                    1. Programs that automatically submit your
                                                 search request to several search engines
(5) Warehouse Bill
32.Process involved in the conversion of milk    simultaneously are called—
to                                               (1) Metasearch engines
curd is:                                         (2) Webcrawlers
(1) Oxidation                                    (3) Spiders
(2) Dehydration                                  (4) Hits
(3) Hydrogenation (4) Fermentation               (5) None of these
(5) Hydration
33.National Policy for Farmers 2007 is           2. Graphical diagrams used to represent
formulated                                       different multiple perspectives of a system
based on the recommendations of:                 include—
(1) Committee on Financial Inclusion             (1) use-case, class, and state diagrams
(2) Vaidyanathan Committee                       (2) state, interaction, derivative diagrams
                                                 (3) interaction, relationship, and class
(3) Forward Market Commission
(4) Working Group on Agriculture                 diagrams
(5) National Commission on Farmers               (4) deployment, relationship, and use-case
34.The Head Quarters of CFTRI—the leading        diagrams
insti-                                           (5) None of these
tute for research on various food products is
located at:                                      3. Database redesign is not terribly difficult if
(1) Mysore                                       the—
(2) New Delhi                                    (1) database is structured
(3) Mumbai                                       (2) database is well-designed
(4) Gurgaon                                      (3) database has no data
(5) Jammu                                        (4) database is relatively small
35.Common refrigerant used in fridges and        (5) database is relatively large
cold
storages:                                        4. Which of the following are normally used
(1) Neon                                         to initialize a computer system's hardware?
(2) Freon                                        (1) Bootstrap memory
(3) Crypton                                      (2) Volatile memory
(4) Argon                                        (3) Exteranl mass memory
                                                 (4) Static memory
(5) Ice
                                                 (5) Random access memory
5. If you wanted to locate the hardware           (4) Tumbler
address of a local device, which protocol         (5) Typelock
would you use?
(1) ARP                                           10. A……………..sometimes called a
(2) RARP                                          boot sector virus, executes when a computer
(3) ICMP                                          boots up because it resides in the boot sector
(4) PING                                          of a floppy disk or the master boot record of
(5) PONG                                          a hard disk.
                                                  (1) system virus
6. What is Internet 2?                            (2) trojan horse virus
(1) A new type of cabling system for Wide         (3) file virus
Area Networks                                     (4) macro virus
(2) A second local area network that can          (5) None of these
connect with another online LAN to share
access                                            11. Carbon credit is meant for—
(3) A new standard for Internet browsers          (1) Deforestation
(4) An association to develop advanced            (2) Protection of environment
Internet technology                               (3) Rural infrastructure
(5) None of these                                 (4) Diamond trading
                                                  (5) Precision farming
7. The term, "hypertext", means—
(1) Non-sequential writing                        12. Acetic acid is present in—
(2) Hypermedia                                    (1) Vinegar
(3) Blinking text                                 (2) Curd
(4) Text with heavy formatting                    (3) Lime
(5) None of these                                 (4) Fish
                                                  (5) Rancid butter
8. While searching a website, you have been
unable to find information that was on the        13. Deep litter and cage systems are
site several months ago. What might you do        associated with—
to attempt to locate that information?            (1) Dairy development
(1) Visit Google's cached page to view the        (2) Pig farming
older copy.                                       (3) Poultry growing
(2) Forget about it, as there is no way to find   (4) Quali farming
this information.                                 (5) Sheep rearing
(3) Visit a partner site of the organization to
see if it is there.                               14. When milk is churned, the cream is
(4) Use the wayback machine.                      separated due to—
(5) None of these                                 (1) Gravitational force
                                                  (2) Centrifugal force
9. Which kind of lock includes a keypad that      (3) Frictional force
can be used to control access into areas?         (4) Electro magnetic effect
(1) Cipher                                        (5) None of the above
(2) Warded
(3) Device                                        15. Agricultural scientist who got Nobel prize
for peace—                                      (3) Crypton
(1) Dr Norman E. Borlaug                          (4) Argon
(2) Dr M.S. Swaminathan                           (5) Ice
(3) Dr Hargovind Khorana
(4) Dr Chandrasekhar                              21. Who among the following is the author of
(5) Dr Watson                                     the novel ‘Two Lives’?
                                                  (1) Salman Rushdie
16. Free flow of capital, goods and services is   (2) Vikram Seth
envisaged under—                                (3) Arundhati Roy
(1) WTO                                           (4) Ruskin Bond
(2) Food Bill                                     (5) Dhruv Sawhney
(3) AEZ
(4) Essential commodities Act                     22. Who among the following has been
(5) Warehouse Bill                                appointed as the first Chief Information
                                                  Commissioner of India?
17. Process involved in the conversion of         (1) Vijay Shankar
milk to curd is—                                (2) T.N. Seshan
(1) Oxidation                                     (3) Wajahat Habibullah
(2) Dehydration                                   (4) Mathew Varghese
(3) Hydrogenation                                 (5) M.H. Baig
(4) Fermentation
(5) Hydration                                     23. On which of the following dates is World
                                                  AIDS Day observed?
18. National Policy for Farmers 2007 is           (1) December 9
formulated based on the recommendations           (2) December 1
of—                                             (3) November 30
(1) Committee on Financial Inclusion              (4) October 24
(2) Vaidyanathan Committee                        (5) December 30
(3) Forward Market Commission
(4) Working Group on Agriculture                  24. Which of the following is India’s first
(5) National Commission on Farmers                indigenous animation film?
                                                  (1) Hanuman
19. The Head Quarters of CFTRI—the              (2) Ramayana
leading institute for research on various food    (3) Harry Potter
products is located at—                         (4) Mughal-e-Azam
(1) Mysore                                        (5) Ram Sita
(2) New Delhi
(3) Mumbai                                        25. Who among the following has been
(4) Gurgaon                                       sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Jammu
(5) Jammu                                         and Kashimir?
                                                  (1) Mufti Mohammed Sayeed
20. Common refrigerant used in fridges and        (2) Ghulam Nabi Azad
cold storages—                                  (3) Omar Abdullah
(1) Neon                                          (4) M.H. Baig
(2) Freon                                         (5) T. N. Seshan
ANSWERS:

1. (1) 2. (1) 3. (1) 4. (5) 5. (1) 6. (4) 7. (2) 8. (3)
9. (4) 10. (1) 11. (2) 12. (1) 13. (3) 14. (2) 15.
(1) 16. (1) 17. (4) 18. (5) 19. (1) 20. (2) 21. (2)
22. (3) 23. (2) 24. (1) 25. (2)

				
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