**Q1.Two**

years ago, Aadhya was three times as old as his son and two years hence, twice

her age will be equal to five times that of her son. Find Aadhya’s present age.

years ago, Aadhya was three times as old as his son and two years hence, twice

her age will be equal to five times that of her son. Find Aadhya’s present age.

(a) 38 years

(b) 36 years

(c) 34 years

(d) 42 years

S1. Ans.(a)

Sol. Let Aadhya’s present age = x

Aadhya’s

son’s age = y

son’s age = y

Two years

ago:

ago:

x – 2 =

3(y-2)

3(y-2)

x – 3y =

-4 …….(i)

-4 …….(i)

Two year

hence:

hence:

2(x+2) =

5(y+2)

5(y+2)

2x – 5y =

6 ………(ii)

6 ………(ii)

From (i) and

(ii)

(ii)

Aadhya’s

present age = 38 years

present age = 38 years

**Q2.From**

the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the

letters of the given word: ADMINISTRATION

the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the

letters of the given word: ADMINISTRATION

(a) STRAIN

(b)

TRADITION

TRADITION

(c)

SITUATION

SITUATION

(d) RATION

S2. Ans.(c)

Sol. SITUATION cannot be formed using the

letters of ADMINISTRATION, because it does not contain “U”.

letters of ADMINISTRATION, because it does not contain “U”.

**Q3.If**

MOTHER is coded as KMRFCP, then HOUSE is coded as—

MOTHER is coded as KMRFCP, then HOUSE is coded as—

(a) FMRPC

(b) GNSQD

(c) GNRQD

(d) FMSQC

**Q4.If**

D stands for ×, S stands for +, A stands for – and M stands for ÷, what is the

value of the given expression:

D stands for ×, S stands for +, A stands for – and M stands for ÷, what is the

value of the given expression:

28D6S34M2A8D6

(a) 558

(b) 3312

(c) 137

(d) 31

S4. Ans.(c)

Sol. 28D6S34M2A8D6

After

changing sign:

changing sign:

= 28 × 6 +

34 ÷ 2 – 8 ×

6

34 ÷ 2 – 8 ×

6

= 168 + 17 –

48

48

= 137

**Q5.If**

3 * 4 = 10, 5 * 8 = 18, 7 * 7 = ?

3 * 4 = 10, 5 * 8 = 18, 7 * 7 = ?

(a) 26

(b) 21

(c) 28

(d) 49

S5. Ans.(b)

Sol. 3 * 4 =

3 + 3 + 4 =10

3 + 3 + 4 =10

5 * 8 = 5 +

5 + 8 = 18

5 + 8 = 18

Similarly

7 * 7 = 7 +

7 + 7 =21

7 + 7 =21

**Q6.In**

the following question, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the

correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

the following question, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the

correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.

(a) 19

(b) 16

(c) 15

(d) 17

**Q7.Rahul**

starts and walks towards the south, he then turns to his right and walks 5 kms,

then again turns left and walks 3 kms and then again turns left and walks 5

kms. In which direction is he from the starting point?

starts and walks towards the south, he then turns to his right and walks 5 kms,

then again turns left and walks 3 kms and then again turns left and walks 5

kms. In which direction is he from the starting point?

(a) NORTH

(b) SOUTH

(c) EAST

(d) WEST

**Q8.Consider**

the given statement/s to be true and decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions

can definitely be drawn from the given statement.

the given statement/s to be true and decide which of the given conclusions/assumptions

can definitely be drawn from the given statement.

**Statements:**

a)

Odisha is still an underdeveloped state.

Odisha is still an underdeveloped state.

b)

Problems like poverty, unemployment and illiteracy have not been solved.

Problems like poverty, unemployment and illiteracy have not been solved.

**Conclusions:**

I)

The administration of Orissa is not sensitive enough.

The administration of Orissa is not sensitive enough.

II)

It is the Will of God.

It is the Will of God.

(a) Only I

follows

follows

(b) Only II

follows

follows

(c) Both I

and II follow

and II follow

(d) Neither

I and II follows

I and II follows

S8. Ans.(d)

Sol. Neither conclusion I and II follows.

**Q9.How**

many triangles are there in the following figure?

many triangles are there in the following figure?

(a)

12

12

(b)

16

16

(c)

10

10

(d)

20

20

S9. Ans.(d)

Sol. Number

of triangle = 20

of triangle = 20

**Q10.Which**

illustrates the relationship amongst Judges, thieves and criminals?

illustrates the relationship amongst Judges, thieves and criminals?

S10. Ans.(a)

**Q11.Which**

answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure?

answer figure will complete the pattern in the question figure?

S11. Ans.(a)

**Q12.From**

the given answer figures, select the one in which the question figure is

hidden/embedded?

the given answer figures, select the one in which the question figure is

hidden/embedded?

S12. Ans.(a)

**Q13.A**

piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below. From the given responses,

indicate how will it appear when open?

piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below. From the given responses,

indicate how will it appear when open?

S13. Ans.(d)

**Q14.In**

the Q, a word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of

the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented

by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and

rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered

from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row

and next by its column, e.g., K can be represented by 00, 24, etc. and A can be

represented by 55 etc. You have to identify the set for the word ‘SHIP’

the Q, a word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of

the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented

by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and

rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered

from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row

and next by its column, e.g., K can be represented by 00, 24, etc. and A can be

represented by 55 etc. You have to identify the set for the word ‘SHIP’

Matrix I Matrrix II

(a)

31, 56, 43, 10

31, 56, 43, 10

(b)

89, 12, 40, 99

89, 12, 40, 99

(c)

04, 21, 76, 44

04, 21, 76, 44

(d)

89, 56, 34, 11

89, 56, 34, 11

S14. Ans.(a)

Sol.

“S” = 04,

31, 89

31, 89

“H” = 56,

77, 12

77, 12

“I” = 43,

76, 88

76, 88

“P” = 10,

44, 99

44, 99

**Q15.**

How many such pairs of letters are there in the word EXPAND each of which has

as many letters between them as in the English alphabet?

How many such pairs of letters are there in the word EXPAND each of which has

as many letters between them as in the English alphabet?

(a) One

(b)

Four

Four

(c)

Two

Two

(d)

none

none

S15. Ans.(d)

Sol. There

is no such pairs.

is no such pairs.