**GROUP – D EXAMINATION**

**ODISSA - BHUBANESHWAR**

**HELD ON 09-11-2014**

**Section – 1**

**1. The sum of successor and predecessor of 000 is –**

1)
2001

2)
1999

3)
2000

4)
1111

Ans:
3) 2000

**2. In terms of area, which is the smallest State in India?**

1)
Goa

2)
Kashmir

3) Punjab

4)
Telengana

Ans:
1) Goa

**3. The Indian National Congress was founded by –**

1)
Gandhiji

2)
Annie Besant

3)
W. C. Banarjee

4)
A. O. Hume

Ans:
4) A. O. Hume

**4. Who was the first to speculate that Venus is completely covered with coulds?**

1)
Mikhail Lomonosov

2)
Giordano Bruno

3)
Copernicus

4)
Descartes

Ans:
Correct Ans is Christian Huygens

**5. A box contains 5 green, 4 yellow and 3 white balls. Three balls are drawn at random. What is the probability that they are not of same colour?**

1)
52/55

2)
3/55

3)
41/44

4)
3/44

Ans:
1) 52/55

**6. Gopalpur Beach is located in –**

1)
Odisha

2)
Kerala

3)
Gujarat

4)
Tamil Nadu

Ans:
1) Odisha

**7. A sum of money at simple interest amounts of Rs. 2,240 in 2 years and to Rs. 2,600 in a years. What is the principal amount?**

1)
Rs. 1,000

2)
Rs. 1,500

3)
Rs. 2,000

4)
Rs. 2,500

Ans:
3) Rs. 2,000

**8. Red Fort was built by –**

1)
Allauddin Khilji

2)
Shah Jahan

3)
Sher Shah

4)
Aurangzeb

Ans:
2) Shah Jahan

**9. Coating iron with zinc to prevent rusting is –**

1)
Modification

2)
Alloy

3)
Radiation

4)
Galvanisation

Ans:
4) Galvanisation

**10.Who among the following is not a TENNIS Player ?**

1)
Serena Williams

2)
Steffic Graff

3)
Martina Navratilova

4)
Ricky Ponting

Ans:
4) Ricky Ponting

**11. Grass is rich in a special kind of a hydrate called _____ which one digested only by ruminants.**

1)
Glucose

2)
Starch

3)
Sucrose

4)
Cellulose

Ans:
4) Cellulose

**12. Who discovered the planet Uranus?**

1)
Ptolemy

2)
William Herschel

3)
Copernicus

4)
Newton

Ans:
2) William Herschel

**13. Amongst the BRICS nation, which country has lowest per capital GDP?**

1)
India

2)
China

3)
South Africa

4)
Brazil

Ans:
1) India

**14. Divide Rs. 7,400 in ratio of 3 : 5 : 12 amongst Ravi, Romu and Rupesh respectively will Ravi’s share?**

1)
Rs. 1,000

2)
Rs. 1,010

3)
Rs. 1,110

4)
Rs. 1,111

Ans:
3) Rs. 1,110

**15. Which was the first Harry Potter book?**

1)
The Goblet of Fire

2)
The Philosophers Stone

3)
The Chamber of Secrets

4)
The Order of the Phoenix

Ans:
2) The Philosophers Stone

**16. Hitler demise was due to –**

1)
Hanging

2)
Cancer

3)
Imprisonment

4)
Suicide

Ans:
4) Suicide

**17. The mean age of 5 children is 12 years. If four of them are 6, 11, 13 and 16 years, what is the age of the 5**

^{th}childs?
1)
12 years

2)
13 years

3)
14 years

4)
15 years

Ans:
3) 14 years

**18. Tipu Sultan was a ruler of –**

1)
Bengal

2)
Delhi

3)
Hyderabad

4)
Mysore

Ans:
4) Mysore

**19. Rain water is a kind of _____ water.**

1)
Saline

2)
Aerated

3)
Distilled

4)
Saturated

Ans:
2) Aerated

**20. The largest rice-producing State in India is**

1)
West Bengal

2)
Kerala

3)
Bihar

4)
Uttar Pradesh

Ans:
4) Uttar Pradesh

**21. Into which water body does river Narmada flow?**

1)
Red Sea

2)
Arabian Sea

3)
London

4)
Havana

Ans:
2) Arabian Sea

**22. The Capital of Cuba is –**

1)
Washington

2)
Tokyo

3)
London

4)
Havana

Ans:
4) Havana

**23. The method of proportional representation is adopted in the election of –**

1)
Governor

2)
Prime Minister

3)
Chief Minister

4)
President

Ans:
4) President

**24. Which of the following is the name of missile developed by India?**

1)
Raju

2)
USHA

3)
Vivian

4)
Trishul

Ans:
4) Trishul

**25. The longest bone in the human body is –**

1)
Vertebrae

2)
Fibula

3)
Radius

4)
Femur

Ans:
4) Femur

**26. Which one of the following regions of India has the potentiality of harnessing tidal power?**

1)
Gulf of Khambhat

2)
Gulf of Mannar

3)
Palk Strait

4)
Kerala Coast

Ans:
1) Gulf of Khambhat

**27. In our country, the South-West monsoon winds blow from –**

1)
January to February

2)
March to Mid-June

3)
Mid-June to September

4)
October to December

Ans:
3) Mid-June to September

**28. Find the largest number which divides 62, 132, 237 to leave the same reminder**

1)
30

2)
32

3)
35

4)
45

Ans:
3) 35

Let
us say that the number 'd' divides 62, 132, and 237 to leave the remainder 'r'

=>
62 - r, 132 - r, and 237 - r are divisible by 'd'

=>
(132 - r) - (62 - r) and (237 - r) - (132 - r) are divisible by 'd'

=>
70 and 105 are divisible by 'd'

=>
Highest Common Factor of 70 and 105 =

**d = 35****29. A 1.2 m girl see a balloon moving in line, at height of 88.2 m. at an inclination of 60**

^{0}from her eyes. A time, the angle of elevation is 30^{0}distance travelled by the balloon in the
1)
91(3)

^{1/2}metres
2)
44(3)

^{1/2}metres
3)
58(3)

^{1/2}metres
4)
15(3)

^{1/2 }metres**Ans:**3) 58(3)

^{1/2}metres

**30. The period within which foetus remains within mother’s womb is –**

1)
Ovulation

2)
Puberty

3)
Gestation

4)
Adolescence

Ans:
3) Gestation

**31. Who invented the telephone?**

1)
Thomas Alva Edison

2)
Galileo

3)
Alexander Graham bell

4)
Marconi

Ans:
3) Alexander Graham bell

**32. Rs. 700 is divided among A, B, C so that A receives half as much as B and B half as much as C. Then C’s share –**

1)
200

2)
300

3)
400

4)
500

Ans:
3) 400

**33. Which of the following countries is by far the richest coal producing nation in continental Europe?**

1)
Germany

2)
France

3)
Great Britain

4)
Poland

Ans:
1) Germany

**34. Which of the following is not a part of BRICS?**

1)
India

2)
Russia

3)
Somalia

4)
Brazil

Ans:
3) Somalia

**35. The Union Ministers are collectively responsible to –**

1)
President

2)
Prime Minister

3)
Lok Sabha

4)
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Ans:
4) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

**36. Leo Tolstoy was a _____ writer.**

1)
Russian

2)
English

3)
French

4)
Chinese

Ans:
1) Russian

**37. Divide 6/11 by 6/ -11 = ?**

1)
36/121

2)
36/-121

3)
1/-121

4)
-1

Ans:
3) 1/-121

**38. Cloths is cut in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. If largest piece is 16m, then the length before it is cut, is –**

1)
144 m

2)
24 m

3)
63 m

4)
36 m

Ans:
4) 36 m

**39. Which is the largest Milk producer in the World?**

1)
India

2)
Bangladesh

3)
Pakistan

4)
Nepal

An:
1) India

**40. Which of the following passes through India?**

1)
Tropic of Cancer

2)
Tropic of Capricorn

3)
Prime Meridian

4)
Equator

Ans:
1) Tropic of Cancer

**41. Who wrote Ain-i-Akbari**

1)
Akbar

2)
Todar Mal

3)
Tansen

4)
Abul Fazal

Ans:
4) Abul Fazal

**42. Monthly salary of Bips and Peggy are Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 25,000 respectively. By what percent is Bips salary less than Peggys salary?**

1)
25%

2)
5%

3)
50%

4)
20%

Ans:
4) 20%

**43. Name the chemical used to test the presence of CO**

_{2}in exhaled air –
1)
Lime juice

2)
Lime water

3)
Lime stone

4)
Quick lime

Ans:
2) Lime water

**44. Which of the following is not a classical language?**

1)
Tamil

2)
Telugu

3)
Malayalam

4)
Hindi

Ans:
4) Hindi

**45. Which of the following is a Prime number?**

1) 9

2) 4

3) 2

4) 8

Ans:
3) 2

**46. Which amongst the following is the largest consumer of Gold?**

1)
India

2)
USA

3)
UAE

4)
South Africa

Ans:
1) India

**47. If 25 persons can dig a tunnel 36 m in one day, then find the number of persons required to dig a tunnel 108 m long in one day –**

1)
50

2)
60

3)
75

4)
90

Ans:
3) 75

**48. The maximum edible oil in India is produced –**

1)
Groundnut

2)
Sunflower

3)
Mustard

4)
Til

Ans:
1) Groundnut

**49. Find the odd man out of the following:**

1)
Hindu

2)
Times of India

3)
Outlook

4)
Indian Express

Ans:
3) Outlook (It is a magazine, and remaining are newspapers)

**50. Which of the following was not Varna of ancient Indian Society?**

1)
Shudra

2)
Vaisya

3)
Kshatriya

4)
Vaiswik

Ans:
4) Vaiswik

**51. 36 km/hr can be expressed as –**

1)
10 m/s

2)
3.6 m/s

3)
100 m/s

4)
36 m/s

Ans:
1) 10 m/s

**52. Property of a metal to be drawn into a wire is known as –**

1)
Malleability

2)
Ductility

3)
Density

4)
Tensile Strength

Ans:
2) Ductility

**53. Mean of 5 numbers is 27. If one number is excluded, then the mean becomes 25. What is the excluded number?**

1)
15

2)
25

3) 35

4)
45

Ans:
3) 35

**54. Area of a square is 169 sqcm. What will be its side?**

1) 9
cm

2)
11 cm

3)
13 cm

4)
17 cm

Ans:
3) 13 cm

**55. The mainstay of the Indian Economy is –**

1)
Manufacturing

2)
Business

3)
Public Sector

4)
Agriculture

Ans:
2) Business

**56. Value of 5 + 40 / 8 x 2 – 3 = ?**

1)
10

2)
11

3)
12

4)
13

Ans:
3) 12

**57. The product of three consecutive number is always divisible by –**

1) 9

2) 4

3) 6

4) 8

Ans:
3) 6

**58. Which of the following statements is false?**

1) –
4 > – 5

2) 4
< 5

3) 4
< –5

4) 4
> –5

Ans:
3) 4 < –5

**59. 5 laddoos are prepared out of which x laddoos are eaten away then the remaining laddoos are –**

1) 5
+ X

2) 5
– X

3)
5/X

4)
5X

Ans:
2) 5 – X

**60. Out of ten games played, India won eight games, then number of games India won in % is –**

1)
80%

2)
50%

3)
70%

4)
60%

Ans:
1) 80%

**61.Kidneys is a _____ organ.**

1)
Digestive

2)
Circulatory

3)
Sensory

4)
Excretory

Ans:
4) Excretory

**62. India derives its name from –**

1)
The Hind

2)
Aryan

3)
Vedas

4)
River Indus

Ans:
4) River Indus

**63. Robin Williams was a well known –**

1)
Writer

2)
Actor

3)
Philosopher

4)
Bishop

Ans:
2) Actor

**64. Which Article is referred to as the “Heart & Soul” of the Indian Constitution?**

1)
Article 16

2)
Article 32

3)
Article 356

4)
Article 370

Ans:
2) Article 32

**65. 7500 + (1250/50) =?**

1)
7500

2)
7525

3)
7550

4)
8000

Ans:
2) 7525

**66. The fastest living member of the animal kingdom is –**

1)
Cheetah

2)
Peregrine Falcon

3)
Black Marlin

4)
Grey Hounds

Ans:
1) Cheetah

**67. Who was the founder of Peshwa Dynasty?**

1) Balaji
Viswanath

2)
Balaji Baji Rao

3)
Madhava Rao

4)
None of the above

Ans:
2) Balaji Baji Rao

**68. 2/5% as a decimal is –**

1)
2.04

2)
04

3)
0.002

4)
0.004

Ans:
4) 0.004

**69. In which year did the British Government announces for the first time Dominion Status as the goal of Indian political developments?**

1)
1922

2)
1929

3)
1932

4)
1936

Ans:
2) 1929

**70. The word acid comes from Latin word ‘acere’ which means –**

1)
Sweet

2)
Salty

3)
Neutral

4)
Sour

Ans:
4) Sour

**71. Who was given the Dada Saheb Phalke Awards in 2014?**

1)
A.R. Rahman

2)
Gulzar

3)
Karan Johar

4)
Salman Khan

Ans:
2) Gulzar

**72. Jesus Christ was crucified during the rule of the –**

1)
Greeks

2)
Romans

3)
Arabs

4)
Parsis

Ans:
2) Romans

**73. The country known as the ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ is –**

1)
Pakistan

2)
India

3)
Norway

4)
Malaysia

Ans:
3) Norway

**74. X box is associated with –**

1)
Satellites

2)
Aeroplanes

3)
Helicopter

4)
Video games

Ans:
4) Video games

**75. Which airlines recently suffered the tragic loss two passenger aircraft?**

1)
Japan Airlines

2)
Malaysian Airlines

3)
Singapore Airlines

4)
Air Asia

Ans:
2) Malaysian Airlines

**76. Gold said to be noble metal because it is –**

1)
Valuable

2)
Rare

3)
Unreactive

4)
Radioactive

Ans:
Unreactive

**77. Which gas is used to disinfect water in swimming pools?**

1)
Hydrogen

2)
Nitrogen

3)
Chlorine

4)
Oxygen

Ans:
3) Chlorine

**78. The greatest negative number –**

1) –
1

2) –
1000

3) –
10000

4) –
100000

Ans:
1) – 1

**79. Combustion is a chemical process fuel gets –**

1)
Oxidised

2)
Reduces

3)
Alloyed

4)
Nitrified

Ans:
1) Oxidised

**80. Unit of heat energy is –**

1)
Kg

2)
Meter

3)
Joule

4)
Degree

Ans:
3) Joule

**81. Rabi crops are sown in the month –**

1)
March

2)
June

3)
September

4)
November

Ans:
4) November

**82. Which of the following is the frequency?**

1) Ampere

2)
Joule

3)
Hertz

4)
Newton

Ans:
3) Hertz

**83. Clove is obtained from –**

1)
Flower bud

2)
Root

3)
Stem

4)
Leaves

Ans:
1) Flower bud

**84. Rig Veda is believed to be written during the –**

1)
Stone Age

2)
Copper Age

3)
Bronze Age

4)
Iron Age

Ans:
4) Iron age

**85. Find the altitude of a triangle whose area is 45 sq. cm. and base 15 cm.**

1) 6
cm

2) 9
cm

3)
12 cm

4)
15 cm

Ans:
1) 6 cm

**86. The bones are held together at the joints by tough structures called –**

1)
Tendons

2)
Muscles

3)
Nerves

4)
Ligaments

Ans:
4) Ligaments

**87. Supernova is –**

1) A
black hole

2) A
comet

3) A
dying star

4)
An asteroid

Ans:
3) A dying star

**88. ____ clock is most accurate for time.**

1)
Sundial

2)
Quartz

3)
Pendulum

4)
Atomic

Ans:
4) Atomic

**89. Which of the following is prevented best with vaccination?**

1)
Leprosy

2)
Tuberculosis

3)
Arthritis

4)
Polio

Ans:
4) Polio

**90. If two acute angles in a right angle triangle are equal, then each acute angle is –**

1)
30

^{0}
2)
45

^{0}
3)
60

^{0}
4)
90

^{0}
Ans:
2) 45

^{0}**91. The speed of light will be minimum while passing through –**

1)
Glass

2)
Vacuum

3)
Water

4)
Air

Ans:
1) Glass

**92. 3034 – (1002/20.04) = ?**

1)
2984

2)
2983

3)
2982

4)
2981

Ans:
1) 2984

**93. Which of these is not a fibre crop?**

1)
Rubber

2)
Cotton

3)
Jute

4) Hemp

Ans:
1) Rubber

**94. What is the process where every known members of a particular species dies?**

1)
Destruction

2)
Revolution

3)
Evolution

4)
Extinction

Ans:
4) Extinction

**95. The simple interest of a sum at 5% per year for 3 years and 4 years differ by Rs. 42. What is the sum?**

1)
Rs. 600

2)
Rs. 720

3)
Rs. 780

4)
Rs. 840

Ans:
4) Rs. 840

**96. 15.06 x 0.0001 = ?**

1)
150600

2)
0.001506

3)
0.1506

4)
1.506

Ans:
2) 0.001506

**97. Fifteen chairs can be bought for Rs. 3,532.50. How many chairs can be bought for Rs. 5,416.50?**

1)
20 chairs

2)
21 chairs

3)
22 chairs

4)
23 chairs

Ans:
4) 23 chairs

**98. Maximum period for which an absent without permission, before his seat is declared vacant is –**

1) 7
days

2)
14 days

3)
30 days

4)
60 days

Ans:
4) 60 days

**99. Blue Revolution is associated with better –**

1)
Water conservation

2)
Water supply

3)
Water pollution

4)
Fish production

Ans:
4) Fish production

**100. The minimum voting age in India:**

1)
21 years

2)
25 years

3)
30 years

4) 18
years

Ans:
4) 18 years