**Direction: (Q. 1 to 5): Read each sentence to find out sentence to find out wheather there is any grammatical error in it. The error if any will be one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer will be ((d); i.e. “No error”.**- It is not safe (a)/ to drive (b)/ in Kolkata in the rush hour. (c)/ No error (d)

**Answer:**1-b- I need cleaning (a)/ my shoes (b)/ with soap and water. (c) No error (d)

**Answer:**2-a- I discussed with the architect (a)/ what colour (b)/ painting the walls with. (c)/ No error (d)

**Answer:**3-c- Would you mind (a)/ help me (b)/ do the tasks (c)/ No error (d)

**Answer:**4-b- I made him (a)/ to do (b)/ the project against his wishes. (c)/ No error (d)

**Answer:**5-b**Direction (Q. 6 to 10): In each of the following questions select the antonym of the given word.****Confuse**

(a) nonplus

(b) compound

(c) bewilder

(d) clarify

**Answer:**6-d**Hinder**

(a) impede

(b) facilitate

(c) hamper

(d) facile

**Answer:**7-b**Ruthless**

(a) sympathetic

(b) callous

(c) cruel

(d) smooth

**Answer:**8-a**Prominent**

(a) apparent

(b) famous

(c) obscure

(d) notable

**Answer:**9-c**Candid**

(a) frank

(b) secretive

(c) anxious

(d) inactive

**Answer:**10-b**Directions (Q. 11 to 15): In each of the following questions find out the correct synonym of the given word.****Dearth**

(a) shortage

(b) abundance

(c) famine

(d) mean

**Answer:**11-a**Inhale**

(a) praise

(b) breathe in

(c) outburst

(d) exhale

**Answer:**12-b**Acquit**

(a) convict

(b) know

(c) exonerate

(d) present

**Answer:**13-c**Notorious**

(a) infamous

(b) famous

(c) wild

(d) sleepy

**Answer:**14-a**Morose**

(a) happy

(b) slow

(c) sad

(d) quick

**Answer:**15-c**Directions (Q. 16 to 20): Fill in the blanks with the correct word.****His long illness has reduced him ……. a skeleton.**

(a) by

(b) into

(c) to

(d) from

**Answer:**16-c**He will not succeed ……… he works hard.**

(a) if

(b) incase

(c) until

(d) unless

**Answer:**17-d**The two of them shared the honours ……….. themselves.**

(a) in

(b) among

(c) between

(d) to

**Answer:**18-c**As a good citizen, we should abide ……… the rules.**

(a) from

(b) to

(c) in

(d) by

**Answer:**19-d**Ritesh has not made ………. progress in her assignment.**

(a) many

(b) a lot of

(c) much

(d) a

**Answer:**20-c- Find the least of a six digit number which is exactly divisible by 349.

(a) 101063

(b) 100163

(c) 160063

(d) None of these

**Answer:**21-b- Find the square root of 535.9225

(a) 23.45

(b) 28.25

(c) 23.15

(d) 24.15

**Answer:**22-c**If CP Rs.2,516 and SP is Rs.2,272, then percentage loss is**

(a) 8.71%

(b) 7.43%

(c) 9.69%

(d) 10.28%

**Answer:**23-c**If the average temperature of first four days of week was 39° C and the average temperature of the week was 40°C, then what was the average temperature of the last three days of the week?**

(a) 40.9°C

(b) 39.9°C

(c) 42.1°C

(d) 41.3°C

**Answer:**24-d- The number ….. can divide 111, 111, 111, 111.

(a) 9 and 11

(b) 13 and 11

(c) 3 and 9

(d) 3 and 11

**Answer:**25-d- What will be the simple form of the ratio 3 hours : 1 day?

(a) 1 : 6

(b) 1 : 3

(c) 1 : 8

(d) 1 : 25

**Answer:**26-c- Find the two numbers whose mean proportion is 12 and the third number is 324.

(a) 6 and 8

(b) 4 and 36

(c) 3 and 24

(d) None of these

**Answer:**27-b- The maximum marks for an examination is 900. A student fails by 43 marks if he gets 33% of the maximum marks, What are pass marks?

(a) 332

(b) 360

(c) 342

(d) 375

**Answer:**29-c- In how many years the simple interest on a sum of Rs.725 will be Rs.87 at 4% per annum?

(a) 1 year

(b) 5 years

(c) 3 years

(d) 4 years

**Answer:**30-c- The SP of a TV set is marked at Rs.17,600 including sales tax at the rate of 10%. Find the sales tax

(a) Rs.1,600

(b) Rs.1,250

(c) Rs.1,550

(d) Rs.1,660

**Answer:**31-a- 8 men can finish a certain amount of work in 40 days. If 2 more men join with them, the days needed to do the same amount of work is

(a) 30

(b) 32

(c) 36

(d) 25

**Answer:**32-b33.A motorist travelled between two towns, which are 65 km apart, in 2 hours and 10 minutes. Find the speed in metres per minute.

(a) 600

(b) 500

(c) 700

(d) 200

**Answer:**33-b- AB and CD are lines, P is point on AB, A line PQ meets CD at R. If angle BPR = 30 degrees and angle CRQ = 150 degress, then

(a) AB and CD are perpendicular

(b) AB and CD are parallel

(c) CD and PQ are perpendicular

(d) None of the above

**Answer:**34-b- How many metres of carpet 63 cm wide will be required to cover the floor of a room 14 m by 9 m?

(a) 200 m

(b) 210 m

(c) 220 m

(d) 185 m

**Answer:**35-a- The radius of a circular pond is 14 m. A circular stage is made at the centre of the pond whose diameter is 14 m, what is the area where water is present?

(a) 462 sq m

(b) 564 sq m

(c) 454 sq m

(d) 532 sq m

**Answer:**36-a- Simple interest of Rs.7,500, for 8 years at 6% per annum is:

(a) 4,200

(b) 3,600

(c) 2,800

(d) 3,400

**Answer:**37-b- A number of two digits is 6 times the sum of its digits. When the sum of its digits is added to the number, the result is 63. What is the number?

(a) 32

(b) 42

(c) 53

(d) 54

**Answer:**38-d39.A rectangular water tank is 5 m high, 3 m long and 2 m wide. How many litres of water can it hold?

(a) 30,000

(b) 15,000

(c) 25,000

(d) 35,000

**Answer:**39-a40.A rectangle measures 8 cm on length. Its diagonal measures 10 cm. What is the perimeter of the rectangle?

(a) 36 cm

(b) 38 cm

(c) 28 cm

(d) 18 cm

**Answer:**40-c- Who is considered the real founder of the Gupta Empire?

(a) Chandragupta – II

(b) Chandragupta – I

(c) Samudragupta

(d) Srigupta

**Answer:**41-b- Shahjahan ascended the Mughal throne in

(a) 1628 AD

(b) 1626 AD

(c) 1625 AD

(d) 1627 AD

**Answer:**42-d- Which is correct order?

(a) Babar, Humayun, Jahangir, Akbar, Shahjahan, Aurangzeb

(b) Babar, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shahjahan, Aurangzeb

(c) Babar, Akbar, Humayun, Shahjahan, Jahangir, Aurangzeb

(d) Babar, Humayun, Shahjahan, Akbar, Jahangir, Aurangzeb

**Answer:**43-b- Ibn Battuta visited India during the rule of

(a) Alauddin Khilji

(b) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

(c) Sher Shah Suri

(d) Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq

**Answer:**44-d- Who was the Nawab of Bengal during ‘Battle of Plassey’?

(a) Siraj-ud-daulta

(b) Mir Jafar

(c) Mir Qasim

(d) None of these

**Answer:**45-a- FIFA World Cup, 2006 was played in

(a) Germany

(b) France

(c) Spain

(d) UK

**Answer:**46-a- Munaf Patel plays which sport?

(a) badminton

(b) football

(c) cricket

(d) table-tennis

**Answer:**47-c- The first Asian lady swimmer to have crossed the English Channel was

(a) Bula Choudhary

(b) Arati Saha

(c) Nilima Ghosh

(d) None of these

**Answer:**48-b- Which country has never won the Cricket World Cup?

(a) India

(b) Pakistan

(c) Sri Lanka

(d) England

**Answer:**49-d- Which cricket playing countries fight for the ‘ASHES’?

(a) India and Pakistan

(b) Australia and South Africa

(c) Australia and England

(d) England and West Indies

**Answer:**50-c

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