**1. Which of the following countries is a land locked country in south America?**

a. Ecuador

b. Peru

c. Uruguay

d. Bolivia

**2. Canary Islands belongs to**

a. Norway

b. Spain

c. New Zealand

d. Portugal

**3. Titan is the largest natural satellite of planet**

a. Mercury

b. Venus

c. Saturn

d. Neptune

**4. Which of the following planets rotates clock wise?**

a. Pluto

b. Jupiter

c. Venus

d. Mercury

**5. A difference of 1 degree in longitude at the Equator is equivalent to nearly**

a. 101 km

b. 111 km

c. 121 km

d. 125 km

**6. Railway Staff College is situated at**

(a) Bangalore

(b) Secundrabad

(c) Chennai

(d) Vadodara

**7. Where is the Research, Design and Standard Organisation situated?**

(a) Lucknow

(b) Bangalore

(c) Pune

(d) New Delhi

**8. The simple interest on a certain sum at the rate of4% per an num in 4 years Is Rs. 80 more than the simple interest on the same sum at 5% per annum af ter 3 years. The sum is**

(1) Rs. 7000

(2) Rs. 7,500

(3) Rs. 8000

(4) R 8,500

**9. A shopkeeper earns 20%, by allowing a discount of 10% on the marked price of an article. An article is marked at Rs. 280, its actual price is**

(1) Rs. 195

(2) Rs, 200

(3) Rs. 225

(4) Rs. 215

**10. Ram bought 1600 eggs at the rate of Rs. 3.75 per dozen. He sold 900 of them at 2 eggs for Re 1 and the remaining at 5 eggs for Rs. 2. Find his loss or gain per cent.**

(1) 40%

(2) 45%

(3) 42%

(4) 46%

**11. In an election a candidate gets 40% of votes polled and is defeated by the winning candidate by 298 votes. Find the total number, of votes polled.**

(1) 1360

(2) 1490

(3) 1520

(4) 1602

**12. Two numbers are less than the third number by 30% and 37% respectively. By what percent is the second number less than the first number?**

(1) 15%

(2) 10%

(3) 25%

(4) 20%

**13. How many letters in the word TRYST have as many letters between them as in the alpha bet ?**

(A) None

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

**14. From the alternatives, select the set which is most like the given set. Given set (23, 29, 31)—**

(A) (17, 21, 29)

(B) (31, 37, 49)

(C) (13, 15, 23)

(D) (41, 43, 47)

**Directions—What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series ?**

**15. 13 13 65 585 7605 129285 …?…**

(A) 2456415

(B) 2235675

(C) 2980565

(D) 2714985