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1 What is the number of ways of arranging, the letters of the word ‘BANANA’ so that no two N’s appear together ?

(a) 40  (Ans)

(b) 60

(c) 80

(d) 100

2. Consider the equation (x – p) (x + 6) + 1 = 0 having integral co efficient. If the equation has integral roots, then what values can P have ?

(a) 4 or 8   (Ans)

(b) 5 or 10

(c) 6 or 12

(d) 3 or 6

3. What is the equivalent binary number of the decimal number 13.625 ?

(a) 1101.111

(b) 1111.101

(c) 1101.101   (Ans)

(d) 1111.111

3     The angle of elevation of the tip of a flag post from a point 5 m away from its base is 750. What is the approximate height of the flag post ?

(a) 15 m

(b) 17 m

(c) 19 m   (Ans)

(d) 21 m

4    What is the locus of points, the difference of whose distance from two points being constant ?

(a) Pair of straight lines

(b) An ellipse

(c) A hyperbola   (Ans)

(d) A parabola

5. What is the differential equation for y2 = 4a (x – a) ?

(a) yy’ – 2xyy’ + y2 = 0

(b) yy’ (yy’ + 2x) + y2 = 0

(c) yy’ (yy’ – 2x) + y2 = 0  (Ans)

(d)  yy’ – 2xyy’ + y = 0

Direction (For the 8 items which follow)

Each of the following items consists of a sentence followed by four words or groups of words. Select the synonym of the word or group of words (occurring in the sentence in capital letters as per the context).

7. The engineer ROUCHED OUT his ideas on a piece of paper while he talked.

(a) Shaped roughly

(b) Rejected

(c) Drew a quick plan  (Ans)

(d) Described inaccurately

8.  He fell into an ABYSS of despair :

(a) Well

(b) Deep pit   (Ans)

(c) Sea

(d) Hollow

9. He had the AUDACITY to interrupt the Governor of the State while the latter was addressing a gathering of academicians.

(a) Courage   (Ans)

(b) Authority

(c) Foolishness

(d) Arrogance

10. After weeks of FRENETIC activity, the ground was ready for the big match.

(a) Strenuous

(b) Hurried

(c) Excited   (Ans)

(d) Hectic

11. The students took COPIOUS notes during the lecture delivered by the visiting professor.

(a) Extensive

(b) Exhaustive

(c) Bountecous   (Ans)

(d) Abounding

12. Very few people are IMPERVIOUS to criticism.

(a) Impenetrable   (Ans)

(b) Unaflected

(c) Unstoppable

(d) Unmindful

13. The Policeman kept on questioning the criminal but failed to ELICIT the truth

(a) Evoke

(b) Wrest

(c) Obtain   (Ans)

(d) Extort

14. Teaching in university is now considered a LUCRATIVE job.

(a) Risky

(b) Profitable   (Ans)

(c) Honorable

(d) Undignified

Direction (For the 8 items which follow)

Each of the following items consists of a sentence followed by four words or groups of words. Select the Antonyms of the word or group of words (occurring in the sentence in capital letters as per the context).

15.  He is a man of  EXTRAVAGANT habits

(a) Sensible

(b) Careful

(c) Economical  (Ans)

(d) Balanced

16.  They employ only DILIGENT workers.

(a) Unskilled

(b) Lazy   (Ans)

(c) Careless

(d) Idle

17. His success in the preliminary examination made him COMPLACENT.

(a) Discontented   (Ans)

(b) Self-satisfied

(c) Curious

(d) Militant

18.  In this competition. he has become the VICTOR

(a) Beaten

(b) Frustrated

(c) Disappointed   (Ans)

(d) Vanquished

19. His behavior at social gatherings is LAUDABLE.

(a) Condemnable   (Ans)

(b) Impolite

(c) Unpleasant

(d) Repulsive

20.  The characters in this story are not all FICTITIOUS

(a) Common

(b) Factual

(c) Real   (Ans)

(d) Genuine

21  Who won 11th Asian continental chess championship award which held in Vietnam ?
Parimarjan Negi

22  2012 Irani Trophy won by
Rest of India

23  Which Indian female wrestler won Bronze in the World Junior Championship at Pattava on 6 September 2012?
Indu Choudhary

24  Which Indian Scientist honoured with Fundamental Physics Prize (FPP) 2012 on 31 July 2012.
Mr. Ashoke Sen

25  Who of the following is regarded as “Father of Employment Guarantee Scheme” and a postage stamp was released on his name by the President of India recently ?
Vitthal Sakharam Page

26 India has recently proposed to ratify the MARPOL convention. MARPOL is associated with—
The Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships

27 Who is the IT minister of the present Union Cabinet ?
Kapil Sibal

28 Who is the chairperson of the United Progresive Alliance ?

Sonia Gandhi

29 Recently in news Teesta water deal between—