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IHRD ASSISTANT GRADE II

 

Time Remaining :
1. I am not very good ...... communicating ideas.
in

at

about

for
2. If you are weak in Mathematics,you should do something ..... it.
against

for

about

on
3. I prefer English.......Science.
than

to

over

against
4. Our apartment is......the second floor of the building.
on

in

at

over
5. Why are you so unfriendly.....me?
with

at

for

to
6. As they live in a busy street,..... a lot of noice from the traffic.
it must be

there must be

it must have .

they must have
7. We couldn't buy anything because ..... of the shops were open.
nothing

all

no one

none
8. ..... do not visit this part of the town because it is notorious for anti social activities.
The most tourists

More tourists

Most tourists

Most of tourists
9. I asked two people the way to the Marine Beach, but.....of them knew Viceroy.
none

either

both

neither
10. You need not hire a taxi as there is a bus....ten minutes to the city.
every

each of

all

each
11. We.....by a loud noise last night.
woke up

were waking up

were woken up

have been woken up
12. There is somebody walking behind us I think .....
we are followed

we were followed

we are being followed

we were being followed
13. The flight..... arrive at 9.15, but it was an hour late.
was supposed to

was being supposed to

is supposed to

is being supposed to
14. Where ......?
did you cut your hair?

have you cut your hair?

did you have cut your hair?

did you have your hair cut?
15. He...... when he went out at night.
was bit by a snake

was biten by a snake

is bit by a snake

is biten by a snake
16. Choose the word that has the correct spelling
Leutenant

Lieutenent

Lieutanent

Lieutenant
17. Choose the word that has the correct spelling
Bourgeoisie

Bourgoisie

Bourgoeisie

Buorgeoisie
18. Choose the word that has the correct spelling
Acommodation

Accommodation

Accomodation

None of these
19. Choose the word that has the correct spelling
Psylography

Psylografy

Xylography

Sylography
20. Choose the word that has the correct spelling
Idiosyncrasy

Idiocyncrasy

Idiosyncracy

Idiocyncracy
21. Everything is going on smoothly.We......any problems so far.
haven't had

haven't

don't have

didn't have
22. The master......out after breakfast and he has just come back
went

has gone

had gone

was gone
23. It is long since I......my friend.
didn't meet

met

have met

haven't met
24. I ...... yowr teacher
just met

had just met

have just met

am just met
25. He lives as if he......a millionaire.
is

was

had been

were
26. If you had answered all the questions. you ....... selection.
will have got

would have got

will get

would get
27. Don't disturb me.I .......
have been reading

was reading

will be reading

am reading
28. ....... the meeting yesterday?
Did you attend

Have you attended

Had you attended

Did you have attended
29. The fisherman.....to my house every morning
came

has come

comes

is coming
30. It......... since this morning
is raining

was raining

has been raining

had been raining
31. The following sentence are not correct.Choose the part of the sentence where the mistake occurs. I was(a)/ten years (b)/when the first communist ministry in Kerala(c)/assumed power.(d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
32. We have to wait (a)/till the traffic light (b)/ will change (c)/to green. (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
33. Stella is n't (a)/old enough (b)/to go (c)/to the school (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
34. Choose the part of the sentence where the mistake occurs. A friend of mine (a) / who is an IAS officer (b) / gave me a valuable advice (c) / When I met her last Sunday (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
35. Choose the part of the sentence where the mistake occurs. The climate (a)/ of our state (b) / is considered better (c) / than Bihar (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
36. She must not (a) / go there (b) / as the meeting (c) / is already over (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
37. An intimate friend (a) / of him (b) / came (c) / to my office today (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
38. Choose the part of the sentence where the mistake occurs. He works hard (a)/ because (b)/ he may secure(c) / a good position (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
39. Choose the part of the sentence where the mistake occurs. He is (a)/ the same person (b) /whom (c) / you wanted to see (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
40. Choose the part of the sentence where the mistake occurs. There is (a) / hardly some pity (b) / in the heart (c) / of the rich (d)
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
41. Mangal pandey fired the first shot of the revolt of 1857 at :
Barrackpore

Meerut

Kanpur

Jhansi
42. Which religious reformer of Western Into was known "Lokhitwadi"?
Gopal Hari Deshmukh

R.G. Bhandarkar

Mahadev Govind Ranade

B.G.Tilak
43. Sati was declared illegal and punishable during the Governor General ship of :
Lord William Bentik

Lord Canning

Lord Ripon

Lord Dalhousie
44. Which one of the followings logans is attributed to Subhash Chandra Bose :
Jai Jawan Jai Kisan

Vande Mataram

Jai Hind

Inqiiilab Zindabad
45. If any question arises whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not, whose decision shall be final ?
The Supreme Court of India

The President of India

The Speaker of LokSabha

Joint Parliamentary Committee
46. The Preamble of the Indian Constitution was largely influenced since this morning.
U.S.A

U.K

Canada

Australia
47. Who among the following leaders is considered the God Father of Pakistan :
Rehmath Ali

Muhammed Ali Jinnah

Muhammed Iqbal

Sir Wazir Hussain
48. Who among the following Prime Ministers of lndia didnot face the LokSabha even once ?
Morarji Desai

Charan Singh

IndiraGandhi

Lai Bahadur Sastri
49. Which of the following organizationshas provided a US $150 Million loan to overhaul the Khadi and Village Industry in India ?
World Bank

International Monetary Fund

Asian Development Bank

European Union
50. Who amongst the following is the Governor of the Reserve Bank of lndia at present?
Y.V.Reddy

D.Subba Rao

RakeshMonan

C.Rangarajan
51. Paper currency first started in India in :
1862

1542

1601

1680
52. The SEBI stands for :
State Earnings Board of India

Securities and Exchange Bank of India

Securities and Exchange Board of India

State Exchange Bank oi India
53. Which among the following planets is smaller in size than the Earth ?
Neptune

Venus

Saturn

Uranus
54. The largest Gulf in the world is .....:
Gulf of Mexico

Persian Gulf

Gulf of Carpenteria

Gulf of Mannr
55. The progressive wave theory regarding the origin of tides was put forth by :
R A. Harris

Issac Newton

William Whewell

G.B.Airy
56. Who amongst the following is the author ofthe novel 'The White Tiger'?
Jhumpa Lahiri

Steve Waugh

Aravuid Adiga

Paul Krugmal
57. Who is the founder of Microsoft Corporation ?
Ross Perot

Narayana Moorthy

Bill Gates

Azim Premji
58. The Headquarters of Asian Development Bank is located in
Jakarta

Singapore

Bangkok

Manila
59. The Headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are situated at :
Vienna

Geneva

Rome

Paris
60. Tiger Woods is associated with which ofthe following sports?
Table Tennis

Tennis

Golf

Boxing
61. The system of Budget was introduced in India during the Viceroyalty of :
Lord Delhousie

Lord Elgin

Lord Canning

LordRipon
62. Which Committee was set up the review the concept of the poverty line?
Chakravarthy Committee

Lakdawala Committee

Wanchoo Committee

Dutt Committee
63. India recently signed an agreement with which of the following countries so that it can import Uranium from it?
China

Brazil

Thaiwan

Kazakhstan
64. Which of the following countries launched its indigenous satellite 'Omid' in February 2009?
Spain

Australia

China

Iran
65. Who amongst the following is the highest wicket taker in the history of cricket? (Both ODI and Test Cricket)
Wasim Akram

Anil Kumble

Shane Warne

Muttiah Muralitharan
66. What is the name of the writer of Indian origin whose novel The Inheritance of loss has bagged man Booker Prize?
Vikram Seth

Kiran Desai

Salman Rushdie

V.S.Naipal
67. When Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated who said "None will believe that a man like this in body and soul ever walked on this earth"?
Bertrand Russel

Leo Tolstoy

Albert Einstein

Khan Abdul Gaffarkhan
68. Ornithology stands for :
Study of Birds

Study of Fish

Study of Snakes

Study of Horse
69. Who is called the 'Father of the Computer' :
Bill Gates

Hollerith

Charles Bahbage

William Oughtred
70. Who compared the Dandi Maniuo Nepolen's March to Paris on his return from Elba?
Dadabhai Naoroji

Lalalajapat Rai

Subhash Chandra Bose

Bal GangadharTilak
71. The first to come and last to leave India were :
The Portuguese

the French

the English

the Dutch
72. Which of following movements address both Sociological and Ecological issues (a) The Trade Union Movement in post-colonial India (b)Narmada Bachao Andolan (c)JayaprakashNarayan's movement for total
a &c only

b&d only

a,b&c only

a,b,c&d
73. Who among the following Prime Ministers of India never had to seek trust vote from the Lok Sabha?
Indira Gandhi

P.V. Narasimha Rao

HJD.Devagowda

Charansingh
74. Which one of the following is not function of Reserve Bank of India?
Banker to the Government

Keeping Foreign Exchange Reserve

Issuing of one rupee coin and note

Regulating credit in the country
75. "Tireless voice-Relentless Journey" is the autobiography of which of the following personalities?
Sushama Swaraj

L.K.Advani

Venkaiah Naidu

Murali Manohar Joshi
76. The author of the book titled "The future of India" is
Bimal Jalan

Deepak Chopra

Anurag Matliur

Amitav Ghosh
77. The World's first Women Prime Minister was :
Indira Gandhi

Margaret Thatcher

Sirimavo Bandaranaike

Golda Meir
78. Who was the first Sufi Saint in India?
Shaikh Hamiduddin

Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya

Shaikh Qutbuddin Auliya

Khwaja Moiuddin Chishti
79. Which British Viceroy is associated with the partition of Bengal?
Lord Canning

Lord Curzon

Lord Harding

Lord Wellesly
80. The Vice President of India can be removed from office by the :
President on the advice of the Council of Ministers

Loksabhawith the consent of the President

Rajyasabha with the concurrence of the Loksabha

Rajyasabha with the concurrence of the President.
82. If in a code language, ORGANISATION is written as CBDWLQJWYQCL and OPERATION is written as CXFBWYQCL. then how is SEPARATION coded ?
EJXEBEYQCL

JFQYWBCXQL

JFXWBWYQCL

QCLYWBFXJE
83. If'paper' is called 'wood' 'wood' is called 'straw1, 'straw' is called 'grass' 'grass' is called 'rubber' and 'rubber' is called 'cloth', what is furniture made up of ?
paper

wood

straw

grass
84. 'P + Q' means, 'P' is brother of 'Q', 'P x Q' means 'P is sister of Q', 'P - Q' means 'P' is father of Q' and 'P + Q' means 'P is mother of Q'. Which of the following means'S' is maternal uncle of M
M + R +S

S / R + M

S - R x M

None of these
85. Which number is similair in property with the following numbers 3,17,31,....
5

15

45

49
86. In a certain code, EAT is written as 318 and CHAIR is written as 24156. What will TEACHER be written as ?
8312346

8321436

8312436

8313426
87. Read the following informations carefully and answer the questions given below: Eight students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are planning to enjoy car racing. There are only two cars and followingare the
B and C

C and D

B and D

E and B
88. Read the following informations carefully and answer the questions given below: Eight students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are planning to enjoy car racing. There are only two cars and followingare the
Five Students are sitting in the same car.

B is sitting in the same car.

F is not sitting in the same car.

G is not sitting in the same car.
89. Read the following informations carefully and answer the questions given below: Eight students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are planning to enjoy car racing. There are only two cars and followingare the
only (i)

only(ii)

only (iii)

only (iv)
90. Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below: WlR%4JE#7MT2I9BH3A$9FQ5DG6USP. Which of the following is the seventh to the right of the eighteenth from the right en
A

E

*

#
91. Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below: WlR%4JE#7MT2I9BH3A$9FQ5DG6USP If the order of the last fifteen elements is reversed, which of the following will be fif
U

$

3

6
92. Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below: WlR%4JE#7MT2I9BH3A$9FQ5DG6USP Three of the following four are alike in a certain way on the basis of above arrangemen
RW4

5FG

9QA

3B$
93. Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below: WlR%4JE#7MT2I9BH3A$9FQ5DG6USP If the positions of E and A are interchanged and similarly the positions of R and U are
None

One

Two

Three
94. Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below: WlR%4JE#7MT2I9BH3A$9FQ5DG6USP What should come in place of question mark on the basis of the above arrangement? R4#M
5GU

D6S

5GS

D6P
95. In a row of 21 girls, when Monica was shifted by four places towards the right she became twelth from the left end. What was her earlier position from the right end of the row ?
9th

10th

14th

12th
96. In a family, each daughter has the same number of brothers as she has sisters and each son has twice as many sisters as she has brothers. How many sons are there in the family ?
2

3

4

5
97. If a clock takes seven seconds to strike seven, how long will it take to strike ten?
7 seconds

2 seconds

10 seconds

None of these.
98. If ZEBRA can be written as 2652181, how can COBRA be written .....?
302181

3152181

31822161

31822161
99. Which term of the series 5,8,11,14 ...... is 320?
I04th

105th

106th

64th
100. Sudeep walks 10 kilometers towards north. From there he walks 6 Kilometers towards south. Then he walks 3 Kilometers towards east. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting
5 Kilometers west

7 Kilometers west

7 Kilometers East

5 Kilometers North East.