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POLICE INDIAN RESERVE BETALION - 2011

 

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1. The Head Quarters of the International Cricket Council is in :
Britain

Australia

Dubai

Kuwait
2. Which food crop has the maximum content of proteins?
Maize

Wheat

Soyabean

Groundnut
3. King of fruits is :
Apple

Mango

Banana

Pineapple
4. ' Those who do not work may not eat ' Who said this ?
Hitler

Lenin

Stalin

Bismark
5. Carbohydrates consists of :
Carbon and Hydrogen

Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen

Carbon and Oxygen

Carbon, Hydrogen and Nitrogen
6. 'HMS Beegil' is a word associated with Charles Darwin. What is it ?
a scientist

a monkey

a ship

a tree
7. The use of Galvanometer
To measure the intensity of sound

To measure the depth of water

To measure the electric currents

To measure the speed of a vehicle
8. Persons sitting in an artificial satellite of the earth have :
Half weight

60 % weight

75% weight

Zero weight
9. The instrument used to convert AC current to DC current :
Electric motor

Rectifier

Microphone

Dynamo
10. Who was the first Indian to win an Oscar ?
Satyajith Ray

A.R. Rahman

Inder Thakur

Bhanu Athalya
11. Name the Mohanlal movie which is based on the Independence struggle
Keerthichakra

Kalapani

1921

Lal Salam
12. Leading producer of Motor bikes in the world :
India

China

Japan

Korea
13. 'Knot' is used for measuring :
Speed of ship

Speed of plain

Speed of light

Wave length
14. In which category of winds does cyclone fall ?
Trade winds

Periodic wind

Local winds

Variable winds
15. Which among the following is not the work of Kalidasa ?
Vikramorvashiyam

Mudrarakshsa

Kumarasambhava

Raghuvamsa
16. The French East India Company was formed in :
1600

1602

1660

1664
17. Name the country, other than India celebrates Independence day on 15th August :
Pakistan

Burma

South Korea

Nepal
18. The French Supremacy in India came to an end by the battle of :
Kulachal

Wandiwash

Plassey

Thalikkottai
19. Who addresses the first Parliament meeting after election ?
Speaker

President

Prime Minister

Vice- president
20. The University Grants Commission was set up in :
1953

1952

1950

1954
21. M.F. Hussain is a famous :
Dancer

Painter

Singer

Writer
22. The words 'Satyameva Jayate' have been taken from:
Ramayana

Upanishad

Mahabharatha

Rig veda
23. What is the multiplicative inverse of 3 1/3 ?
3/10

10/3

1/3

1
24.
4

9

15

3
25. The only number that is the perimeter and area of the same square
16

4

80

20
26. The missing number in the series : 5,10,16,......., 31 is
20

23

28

22
27. Which is the smallest fraction ?
12/13

4/7

13/14

11/12
28. Toxicology is the study of :
colours

coins

poisons

metals
29. The mother as well as her two children ------------- taken to the hospital.
have

was

were

are
30. He congratulated me ------------- my success in B.A. Degree Examination.
at

of

on

for
31. Which word is spelt wrongly ?
Bourgeois

Assasination

Mandate

Commissioner
32. Let us go for a walk, ----------?
shan't we

will we

shall we

won't we
33. I have acquaintance -------------- Karnatic Music.
to

with

at

in
34. It is not easy to ------------ the Civil Service Examination
get at

get up

get through

get over
35. One who compiles dictionary :
Lexicographer

Philanthropist

Calligrapher

Pedagogue
36. Which country in South America has the coldest average temperature?
Peru

Chile

Canada

None of these
37. The great wall of China was built by :
Chiang Kaishek

Shi - Huan - Ti

Sun Yat Sen

None of the above
38. The national flag of India was designed by :
Pingali Venkai

Ravindranath Tagore

Bankim Chandra Chatterji

None of the above
39. The venue of Sangam assembly :
Madras

Madurai

Sanchi

Adayar
40. Name the book jointly written by M.T. Vasudevan Nair and N.P. Muhammed :
Nalukettu

Asuravithu

Arabi ponnu

Kalam
41. Pointing to a man, a woman said "His mother is the only daughter of my mother" How is the woman related to that man ?
Sister

Mother

Daughter

Grand mother
42. 'The Young Bengal Movement' was started by :
Annie Besant

Bala Gangadhar Tilak

Henry Vevian Derozio

Gandhiji
43. India's biggest Nuclear Power Station :
Kalpakkam

Tarapur

Narora

Kakrapara
44. 'Lady Chatterley's lover' is novel written by :
Oscar Wilde

H.G. Wells

John Gray

D.H. Lawerence
45. Who is the author of ' One hundred years of solitude ?
T.S. Eliot

R.L. Stevenson

Gabriel Marquez

Robert Frost
46. Millennium is a period of :
100 years

1000 years

200 years

10000 years
47. The 'Wall Street Catastrophe' took place in :
1928

1929

1930

1927
48. The Russian ruler who was awarded Nobel Prize for peace :
Gorbachev

Lenin

Vlatmir Puttin

Stalin
49. David Cup is associated with game :
Cricket

Football

Tennis

Hockey
50. Which country will always be in the front line of Olympic march past ?
England

Italy

Greece

Germany
51. I bought this purse ----------- 50 rupees.
on

to

at

for
52. Which of the following words is spelt correctly
elvation

elevation

elavation

elevetion
53. Which of the following words is spelt correctly ?
compulsion

compullsion

compulzion

comepulsion
54. Fatigue means :
quest

caution

tired

strict
55. Consensus means :
optimistic

disagreement

continuity

agreement
56. I have ------------ more letters for you to write.
Little

any

some

few
57. John ------------ to Bombay tomorrow.
is travelling

travel

travels

travelled
58. I ---------- a book when he came in.
have been reading

was reading

am reading

am read
59. She was struck ----------- lightning.
for

of

by

with
60. We ---------- live in a small house when we were children.
would

should

had to

used to
61. I ---------- him when he was in college
used meet

meet

was meeting

had met
62. The captain announced that he --------- from the game.
retired

was retiring

retire

retires
63. It is pleasant --------- read a book in the afternoon.
to

too

a

some
64. The cat is hiding ----------- the table.
through

next

under

opposite
65. The synonym of curious is :
inquisitive

mature

brilliant

complex
66. The antonym of ascend is :
rise

advance

descend

assent
67. Our cat was bitten ---------- a dog.
with

of

buy

by
68. You can swim well, -------------- ?
would you

can't you

can you

could you
69. He came yesterday, ------------ ?
didn' t he

did he

does he

can he
70. Do you want to speak to me ----------- anything ?
with

about

in

to
71. Which of the following is different from others ?
BCFG

DEHI

IJMN

MOPQ
72.
Answer1

Answer2

Answer3

Answer4
73. A student is ranked 9th from top and 38th from the bottom in a class. Total number of students in the class is :
46

48

47

45
74.
4/3

3/4

8/7

7/8
75. Find the odd one :
Abacus

Napier's bones

Protractor

Slide rule
76. SSELFLES: SELFLESS :: PERSON :
NOSREP

NROSEP

OEPRSN

PSERNO
77. A student was asked to find 4/5th of a number. By mistake he found 5/4th of the number and got an answer which was 180 more than correct answer. Number is :
840

890

400

500
78. 13 1/3 - 12 3/4 - 11 5/6 + 10 11/12 is :
1/3

- 1/3

1/6

- 1/ 6
79. HCF of two numbers is 24 and their LCM is 1344. If difference between numbers is 24 then their sum is :
364

356

332

360
80. Average weight of 8 men increased by 1.5 kg when a man weighing 65 kg was replaced by a new man. The weight of new man is :
76 kg

78kg

77 kg

80 kg
81. When a particular number is subtracted from each of 24,31,58,79 the values will be in proportion. The number to be subtracted is :
5

6

7

8
82. In an election 10% of students did not vote and 60 votes recorded were declared invalid. The majority of elected candidate was 308 and it was found that he had been supported by 47% of the whole numbe
3000,2692

2914,2606

2212,2520

2914,3222
83. By selling oranges at 32 for Rs.10, a man loses 40%. How many oranges should he sell for Rs. 10 if he should gain 20% ?
10

13

16

20
84. An employee gets same salary month. His average income per day will be :
maximum for the period January,February ,March

maximum for the period February ,March,April

maximum for the period July,August, September

same for the above three periods
85. Which among the following is best approximation for "What decimal of an hour is a second" ?
00029

00028

00027

00026
86. When asked how many gold coins he had, the collector said,: If I arrange them in stake of five, none are left over. If I arrange them in stake of six, none are left over. If I arrange them in stak
120

220

270

150
87. Five equal squares are placed side by side to make a single rectangle.The perimeter of rectangle so formed is 276 cm. What is the area of a square used ?
230

196

529

256
88. A man is facing East. He turns 140 degree in the clockwise direction and then 50 degree in anticlockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ?
North

East

West

South
89. There are five houses P,Q,R,S,T.P is right of Q and T is left of R and right of P. Q is right of S. Which house is in the middle ?
P

Q

R

S
90. Wheel X rotates at a uniform speed of 8 revolutions per minute and wheel Y rotates at a uniform speed of 40 revolution per second. How long after they start rotating simultaneously,will wheel Y have e
1/4 minute

1/8 minute

1/16 minute

1/32 minute
91. 'Hotel' to 'menu' is as 'Library' to :
Librarian

Catalogue

Books

Journals
92. If APEX is coded as ZKVC then code for GIRL is :
TRIO

RTOI

XPQR

YLWD
93. Sum of two numbers is 1/3rd of 1/5th of 195 and product is 1/6 th of 1/4th of 960. Find difference between numbers :
27

9

3

1
94. If 3 + 4 = 21, 5 + 2 = 35, 4 + 2 = 24 what is the value of 5 + 3 ? `
53

48

35

40
95.
.30

.43

.32

1.68
96. An isosceles triangle has equal sides measuring 7 cm each and length of third side is an integer. The number of such triangles is :
13

11

9

7
97. Find the missing number : 3,5,9,17,33, --------
61

62

63

65
98. The weight of a dog is 24 kg and 1/3 of its weight has been increased in 3 months . Now the weight is :
33 kg

36 kg

42 kg

None of these
99. The angle between the hands of a clock at 1.15 is (in degree measure):
60

50

52 1/2

56 1/2
100. The digit in the unit place in the product of first 500 primes is :
1

0

2

5