Union Bank of India Clerk Exam 2010 Question Paper

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1. In a certain code MAIN is written as '9364' and DEAR is written as '8532'. How is MEND written in that code ?
(1)9548 (2)9458
(3) 9538 (4) 9528
(5) None of these

2. In a certain code DREAMING is written as BFSEFMHL. How is TREATISE written in that code ?
(l)USFBDRHS
(2) BFSUDRHS
(3) BFSUSHRD
(4) BDQSDRHS
(5) None of these

3. The positions of how many digits in the number 5314697 will remain unchanged if the digits are rearranged in
ascending order within the number ?
(l)None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three

4. Among A, B, C, D and E each having different amount of money, C has more money than only E. B has more
money than D out less than A. Who among them has the highest amount of money?
( 1 ) B (2)A (3)D (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these

5. Prakash walked 30 metres towards West, took a left turn and walked 20 metres. He again took a left tum and walked
30 metres. He then took a right turn and stopped. Towards which direction was he facing when he stopped ?
(1) South
(2) North
(3) East
(5) None of these

6. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters RTOU using each letter only once in each word ?
(l)None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

7. If 'P' denotes '-': 'Q' denotes '÷', 'R' denotes 'x' and 'W denotes'+' then —
48 Q 12 R 10 P 8 W 4 = ?
(1)56 (2)40
(3) 52 (4) 44
(5) None of these

8. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ENGULFED each of which has as many letters between them in
the word as in the English aiphabet ? (l)None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

9. Which of the following is the middle digit of the second highest number among the five three digit numbers given
below ? 512 739 428 843 654
(1) 1 (2) 3
(3) 2 (4) 4
(5) 5

10. In a certain code language 'green grass everywhere' is written as 'dik pa sok' and 'cow eats grass' is written as 'nok ta
pa'. How is 'cow' written in that code language ?
(l)nok (2)ta
(3) nok or ta
(5) None of these

Directions (11- 16): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below :
D 3M%R 1 @ 6 F 9 E © K P 2 B I 7 ★ U Q 4 A W F 5 \$ 8 # Z 8

11. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a number
and not immediately preceded by a number ?
(l)None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

12. How many such numbers ar there in the above arrangemen each of which is immediately pn ceded by a symbol and
immed ately followed by a consonant ? (l)None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) More than three

13. How many such vowels are thei in the above arrangement, eac of which is immediately precede by a number but not
immediate followed by a number ? (l)None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) Four

14. If all the Symbols are droppe from the above arrangemen which of the following will be Ãœ eleventh from the left end
?
( 1 ) P (2)1
(3) 2 (4) B
(5) None of these

15. Four of the following five are alil in a certain way based on the positions in the above arrang ment and so form a
group. Whic is the one that does not belor to that group ?
( l ) K P © ( 2 ) U Q ★ (3) 9 E F (4) I B 7 (5) R 1 %
16. Which of the following is tf eighth to the right of the twent eth from the right end of tl above arrangement ?
( 1 ) 6 (2)%
(3) 8 (4) A
(5) None of these

Directions (17 - 22): In each i the questions below are given thre Statements followed by two conclusior
numbered 1 and II. You have to tal< the given Statements to be true even they seem to be at variance from con
monly known facts. Read all the coi clusions and then decide which of the
given conclusions logically follows from the glven Statements disregarding commonly known
facts.
Give ans wer (1) if only Conclusion I follows.
Give answer (2) if only Conclusion II follows.
Give answer (3) if either Conclusion I or II follows.
Give answer (4) if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.
Give answer (5) if both Conclusions I and II follow.

17. Statements:
Some trees are forests.
Some forests are houses.
Some houses are tents.
Conclusions:
I. Some tents are forests.
II. Some houses are trees.

18. Statements:
All cards are boxes.
No box is slate.
Some slates are tiles.
Conclusions:
I. No slate is card.
II. Some tiles are boxes.

19. Statements :
Some papers are arrows.
All arrows are sticks.
Some sticks are boards.
Conclusions:
I. Some boards are papers.
II. No board is paper.

20. Statements:
All ropes are tiles.
Some tiles are bangles.
All bangles are nails.
Conclusions:
I. Some nails are ropes.
II. Some nails are tiles.

21. Statements :
Some days are nights.
All nights are stars.
All stars are clouds.
Conclusions:
I. Some clouds are days.
II. Some stars are days.

22. Statements:
All bells are hammers.
All hammers are dogs.
All dogs are packets.
Conclusions :
I. Some packets are hammers.
II. Some dogs are bells.

Directions (23 - 28) : Study the following Information carefully and answer the questions giyen below :
P, Q. R. S, T, V. W and Z are sitting around a circk facing the Center. R is second to the left of Z, who is third to the
left of P. T is third to the right of W who is not an immediate neighbour of eithsr^or Z- S is fourth to the right of
Z^Q is fourth to the right of T.

23. In which of the following pairs is the first person sitting to the immediate left of the second person ?
(1)RV (2) ZV
(3) WQ (4) SP
(5) None of these

24. In which of the following combinations is the first person sitting in between the second and the third persons ?
(l)TRV (2) PST
(3) WPQ (4)QZV (5) Data inadequate

25. Who is second to the right of S ? (1 )T (2)V
(3)W
(5) None of these

26. What is S's position with respect t oW?
(1) Third to the right
(2) Third to the left
(3) Fourth to the right
(4) Fourth to the left
(5) Second to the right

27. Who is to the immediate left of T ?
(1) S i2) P
(3) R
(5) None of these

28. Who is to the immediate right of 0 ?
(DP (2)W
(3)Z (4)V
(5) None of these

Directions (29-34) : In the following questions, the Symbols \$, %, ★,Î´ and # are used with the following meaning
as illustrated below:
P % Q' means 'P is not smaller than Q '.
'P # Q' means 'P is not greater than Q'.
'P \$ Q' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q'.
'P ★ Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor equal to Q'.
'P Î´ means ‘P is neilher greater than nor smaller than Q'.
Now in each following questions assuming the given Statements to be true, find which of the two
conclusions I and II given below them is/ are definitely true ?
Give answer (1) if only Conclusion I is true.
Give answer (2) if only Conclusion II is true.
Give answer (3) if either Conclusion I or II is true.
Give answer (4) if neither Conclusion I nor II is true. •
Give answer (5) if both Conclusions I and II are true.

29. Statements:
H % R , R # K, K \$ B Conclusions: I. B ★ R
II. K \$ H
30. Statements:
N % F, F # H, H ★ U
Conclusions: I . U \$ F
II. I 1%N
ts:
K\$R, R Î´ W, W # T

31. Statemen
Conclusions: I. T % R
II. K \$ W
K★ T . T \$ M, M Î´ J

32. Statements:
Conclusions : I . J ★K
II. J ★T

33. Statements:
D # R, R 5 M, M \$ B
Conclusions : I. M 5 D
II. M \$ D

34. Statements:
B 6 V, V%M. M \$ J
Conclusions: I. J ★ V
II. M # B

Directions ( 35 - 40) : In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of
digits/symbols numbered (1). (2). (3) and (4). You have to find out which of the four combinations correctiy represents
the groups of letters based on the following coding System and the conditions that follow and mark the number
of that combination as your answer. If none of the combinations correeth/ represents the group of letters, 'mark (5)

GENERAL AWARENESS
101. Which of the following is the currency of Dubai ?
(l)Taka (2) Dinar
(3) Dollar (4)Dirham (5) None of these
102. Right to Education Bill has been passed by the Parliament. The bill was introduced to help which of the following
groups of society ?
(1) College going teenagers
(2) Those who are interested in technical education
(3) Female students studying Sr. Secondary level
(4) Children upto the age of 14 years
(5) All adults who could not get formal education
103. A special Summit of which of the following organizations was held in Pittsburgh, to workout a formula to rnaintain
stability in economic growth in all the big countries: ?
(l)G-8 (2JG-15
(3)G-20 (4)WTO
(5) NATO
104. Which of the following schemes was launched to provide cooked food to school going children in India so that they
are motivated to come to school regularly ?
(1) Right to Education
(2) Food for work scheme
(3) Mid Day Meal Scheme
(4) Annapuma Scheme
(5) None of these
105. The outlay for which of the following games to be held in Delhi in 2010 has increased to Rs.3,472 crore ?
(l)Olympics (2) SAARC (Games)
(3) IPL Cricket
(4) Para Olympic Games
(5) Common Wealth Games
106. Whatis the amount that has been give,n in the year 2009-10 (in addition to usual outlay) to improve the higher
education in India ?
(1) Rs. 500 crore
(2) Rs, 750 crore
(3) Rs. 1000 crore
(4) Rs. 1,500 crore
(5) Rs.2,000 crore
107. How much percentage of the total tirne deposits of the Banks is locked as Statutory Liquitlity Reserve (SLR) ?
(1) 10% (2) 15%
(3) 20% (4) 25%
(5) None of these
108. Which of the following terms is" NOT associated with the phenomenon of Global Warming ?
(1) Ozone Depletion
(2) COa Emission
(3) Green House Effect
(4) El Nino effect
(5) Subprime Crisis
109. Who amongst the following presented the Railway Budget 2009-10 in parliament after general elections ?
(1) Shri Pranab Mukherjee
(2) Ms. Mamta Banerjee
(4) Shri ManmohÃ¤n Singh
(5) None of these
110. As per the Union Budget 2009-10 the income upto which of the following limits is exempted from Income Tax for all
categories of the people ?
(1) Rs. 15,000
(2) Rs.30,000
(3) Rs. 1,60,000
(4) Rs.2,40,000 (5)Rs.51akhs
111. As per the 2nd quarterly review of the RBI's Annual Policy the Wholesale Price Index at the end of March 2010 is
likely to stay at the level of_.
(1) 5% (2) 5.5%
(3)6% (4)6.5%
(5) 7%
112. Which of the following is a method of Irrigation in India ?
(1)Canopy
(2)Grazing
(3) Contour Farming
(4) Desalination
(5) Sprinkler
113. Which of the following States cannot be called a Silk producing State?
(2) Karnataka
(4) West Bengal
114. Which of the following schemes was launched to promote exports of agricultural produce and their value added
products in India.?
(1) Vishesh Krishi and Gram UdyogYojaria
(2) Financial Inclusion Scheme
(3) Raslriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (4)VanUpajYojana
(5) None of these
115. Which of the following central taxes has now been withdrawn ?
(2) Commodity Transaction Tax
(4) Corporate Tax
(5) Allof theabove
116. As per current guidelines what is the stake that Foreign entities' can hold (without prior permission) in the Industrial
units, manufacturing items reserved for the small and medium sectors in India ?
(1)15% (2)20%
(3) 24% (4) 33%
(5) None of these
117. The Govt. of India has decided to build a 84 km. historic road in which of the following states, tracing the path once
taken by Emperor Akbar ?
(1) Delhi (2) Uttar Pradesh (3)Bihar (4)Gujarat (5) Jammu & Kashmir
118. The Yashpal Panel submitted Ks report to the HRD Ministry a few months back. This panel was set up to review and
suggest improvement in which of the following?
(1) Higher Education
(2) Examination Pattem in CBSE schools
(3) Basic Education
(4) Pay Scales of the faculty of IIMs & IITs
119. Which of the following sectors has shown clear signs of revival in recent months and has grown at the rate of
5;8%during April-August 2009?
(l) Agriculture
(2) Energy Sector
(3)Industry^Sector
(4) Service Sector
(5) All of these
120. Who is the author of the book titled The Miracle of Democracy' ?
(1) Mathew Mhalke
(2) AmarÃ¤tya Sen
(3) Chetan Bhagat
(4)T.S. Krlshnamurthy
(5) None of these
121. As per the Instructions given by the RBI, now all banks are required to provide which of .the followlng in all its
branches mandatorily ?
(1) Note Sorting Machines
(2) Special Counters for Senior Citizens
(3) Special Counters for Women Customers
(4) Service sector
(5) All of these
122. Most of the Thermal power stations in India still use which of the followlng as one of their important inputs to
generate power ?
(l)Sea Water
(2) Coal
(3) Heavy Water
(4) Natural Gas
(5) None of these
123. Which of the followlng Organisations is NOT associated with the flnancial /banking sector in India ?
(1) NABARD (2) BSE (3) ISRO (4) ECGC
(5) SEB1
124. Under One Village one product' scheme launched in North East states, plantation of which of the followlng is being
promoted as an inaugural product of the scheme ?
(l)Lemon (2) Banana
(3) Apple (4) Orange (5) None of these
125. As we all know Govt. of India has established an Unique Identification Autjiority of India. The authority will launch
its pilot project in the State of_r_.
(4) Jamrnu & Kashmir
(5)West Bengal
126. Which of the following is a book written by Vikram Seth ?
(1) The Other side of Midnight
(2) The Blind Assassin
(3) A Rainbow Last Night
(4) The Golden Gate
(5) None of these
127. As per the Mission Clean Ganga, no discharged sewage will be
flownintotheriverby theyear_
(1) 2010 (2) 2012
(3) 2015 (4) 2020
(5) 2022
128. Which of the following countries is helping India in the construction of Nuclear Power stations across the country In
a big way ? (l)USA (2)Germany
(3) Brazil (4) Iran (5) Argentina
129. Which of the following countries is at the top of the list of nations having maximum quantity of Gold with them ?
(1) India (2) China
(3)Russia (4) USA (5) None of these
130. Which of the following is India's rank in Human Development Index 2009 ?
r (1) 110 (2) 115
(3) 134 (4) 157
(5) None of these
131. Now a days the Election Commission of India uses 'EVM' during the general election in the country. What is the fÃ¼ll
form of EVM?
(1) ElecÃ¼on Validation Machine
(2) Electronic Voting Machine
(3) Electronic Validation Management
(4) Early Voting Movement
(5) None of these
132. Six Non member countries namely* China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zcaland were specially
invited to attend which of the following summits held in October 2009 in Thailand?
(l)NATO (2)SAARC (3) BRiC (4) G-8
(5) ASEAN
133. The Asia Pacific Wealth Report 2009 compiled by Capgemini was published recently. As per this
report which of the following countries of the Asia Pacific region is the wealthiest ? (1) Japan (2) China (3) India (4)
Australia
(5) None of these
134. Many times we hear about GM food. What is fÃ¼ll form of the term GM ?
(1) GlobaUy Marketed
(2) Genetically Modified
(3) Greenwich Method
(4) Grossly Mineralled
(5) None of these
135. Omar Abdullah the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir is from which of the following political parties ?
(1) Bhartiya Janata Party
(3) Cpmmunist Party of India
(4) Bahujan Samaj Party
(5) None of these
136. Which of the following terms is NOT used in the field of Banking & Finance ?
(1) Over draft (2) Base Line (3) RTGS (4) GBC
(5) Retail
137. World's top leaders were assembled in Copenhagen in December 2009 for a meet on Climate change. Copenhagen is
in which of the following countries ? (l)USA (2) France
(3) Denmark (4) Germany (5) Italy
138. Which of the following cups/trophies is associated with the game ofFootball?
(l)IraniCup
(2) SubratoCup
(3) Agha Khan Cup
(4) Wimbledon Cup
(5) Rangaswami Cup
139. India has recently signed an agreement with which of the following countries of the Indian subcontinent ?
(1) Myanmar (2) Bangladesh (3) Pakistan (4) Bhutan. (5) Nepal
140. Late Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy who died in an air mishap was the Ghief Minister of_.
(1) Kamataka
(4) Kerala
(5) None of these
141. As per the new Foreign Trade PÃ¶licy the annual growth of export should increase by which of the following levels
by 2011 ? (1) 10% (2) 15%
(3) 12% (4) 25%
(5) None of these
142. As per newspaper reports Mahindra Satyam secured big contract from MENA countries, What is fÃ¼ll form of
MENA ?
(1) Middle East & North Africa
(2) Members of Egypt and Norwegian Association
(3) Member of Ecofriendly Nation's Alliance
(4) Member of Ecological & Natural Agency
(5) None of these
143. Who amongst the following ministers of the Govt. of India recently visited Bhutan ? (l)ShriS. M. Krishna
(2) Ms. Mamta Banerjee *
(3) Shri Pranab Mukherjee . (4) Shri P. Chidambaram
(5) None of these
144. Govt. of India is planning to amend Article 243(D) of the Indian Constitution. This article deals with which of the
following areas ?
(1) Primary Education
(2) Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(3) Panchayati Raj System
(4) Reservation for Women in the Parliament
(5) None of these
145. The Winner of the Best Feature Film Award, winner film 'Kanchivaram' is a film made in (1) Hindi (2)Malyalam
(5) None of these
146. Who amongst the following was the Prime Minister of Japan immediately prior to Yukio Hatoyama, who took over
in September 2009 ?
(l)TaroAso (2)ShinzoAbe
(3) Yasuo Fukuda
(4) Junichiro Koizumi
(5) None of these
147. Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas were the two persons who represented India at the_
(2) Third Asian Carrom Champlonship
(3) Asian Age Group Swimming Championship
(4) World Athletics Championship 2009
(5) New Zealand Grand Prix 2009
148. The present National Health Policy was revised in which of the following years ?
(1)2002 (2)2003
(3)2005 (4)2007
(5) None of these
149. Indian Community Weifare Fund was established in many countries with which of the following
budget for initial support ?
(1) Rs, 200 lakhs
(2) Rs. 300 lakhs
(3) Rs. 480 lakhs
(4) Rs. 580 lakhs
(5) None of these
150. Ramon Magsaysay Award 2009 has been awarded to Deep Joshi for his contribution in the field of_____
(1) Rural Development
(2) Literature
(3) Social Service .
(4)Music
(5) Sports
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Directions (151- 155): In each question below a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. These
are numbered as (1), (2), (3), and (4 ). One of these four boldly printed words may be either wrongly spelt or
inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate, if any. The
number of that word is your answer. If all the boldly printed words are correctly speit and also appropriate in the
context of the sentence, mark (5) i.e. 'All Correct" as your answer.
151. In such circumstanses (1)/do not take unnecessary (2)/rlsks (3)/ with your savings.(4)/ All correct (5)
152. RBI is unwilling (1)/ to enforce (2)/ these regulations as these will discourage (3)/ investment. (4)/ All correct (5)
153. Many Indian firms have entry (1)/ into partnership (2)/ with foreign (3)/ ones of late. (4)/ All correct (5)
154. This is a prime (1)/ example (2)/ of what the government can achieve (3)/ if it is determine. (4)/ All correct (5)
155. They managed (1)/ to accomplice (2)/ this by Coming (3)/ up with unique (4)/ schemes. All correct (5)
Directions (156 - 170) : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain
words have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.
Rajendra was a landlord. He had made a lot of money by cheating and illtreating his labourers who worked in
the fields. One day, a young man named Mani came to Rajendra, asking for work. Rajendra was pleasantly
surprised. No one had ever wanted to work for him because of his reputation, and here was someone Walking right
into his house ! Mani's next few words surprised him even more. Mani said, "I will work for you for free. Only give
me a place to sleep, two sets of clothes and two square meals a day." Rajendra was beside himself with joy when he
heard this and was about to agree, when Mani added, "I have only one condition: I will teil you the truth always,' but
one day in the year, I will lie."
Rajendra, who lied happily every day of the year, agreed to this odd condition. So Mani began working for
him. He was a wonderful worker –hard working and trustworthy. He was very honest and soon became Rajendra's
right hand man. Because of Mani's hard work, Rajendra had an excellent harvest. He and his wife, Manda, decided
to have a big feast to celebrate. They invited all rtheir relatives and friends, from the village and outside as well.
Everyone was looking forward to the delicious feast being planned. On the morning of the ;feast, Rajendra ciecided
he would also gtve away some gifts to his relatives, just to show off. So he set off for the mattet lÃ¶hfi cart.
As soon as he was out of sight, Mani went running to Manda. He wept loudly and beat his ehest. Then he feil
on the iloor, sobbfng and announced, The master is dead! The cart over turned on the road. Our master has beert
flattened llkc a chapatti 1" As soori as Rajendra's wife and relatives heard this, they started wailing. Mani rushed
out. saylng he would bring back the body, while everyone started preparing for the last rites. Mani now went
running to his master and said, "Master! Your wife is dead. A cobra bit her and feil to the ground, as blue as the
spring sky." Rajendra was stunned. What! His bcloved Manda, his partner in all his schemes, was dead! He hurried
home shouting her name.
Manda too was weeping loudly, sitting in the courryard. When she saw her husband run in, she stopped midwail,
and Rajendra too stood open mouÃ¼ied. Then they feil into each other"s arms, unable to believe their eyes.
As one, they turned to Mani.What is the meaning of this, Mani ? his master angrily demanded. Mani smiled.
"Remember my condition, that 1 would lie once in the year ? Well. I chose today. You see what lies can do? Now
think what happens to the people whom you lie to eyery day of the year !" Saying this, he walked out, leaving
behind a stunned and ashamed landlord.
156. Why did Mani want to work for Rajendra ?
(1) Rajendra offered him food, clothing and shelter.
(2) To learn from Rajendra who was a successful business man.
(3) To earn his trust so he could take over the business one
day.
(4) He wanted to show Rajendra the error of his.ways.
(5) Rajendra did not mind his bad habitoftellinglies.
157. Why did Mani work very hard for Rajendra?
(1) He took pride in his work and wanted to ensure a good harvest.
(2) He was grateful to Rajendra
(3) He,knew Rajendra would share.the profit with his right hand man.
(4) HecÃ¶nsideredhimselfaspart of Rajendra's family.
(5) He was an honest labourer.
158. What opinion did Rajendra's workers have of him ?
(1) He was generous for paying them and providing for their basic needs.
(2) He was a cheat and he exploited them.
(3) He was a weak man who listened only to his wife.
(4) He was unfair to his workers and paid each a different salary.
(5) None of these
159. Which of the following is TRUE in the context of the passage ?
(1) Rajendra was ashamed only because Mani had managed to trick him.
(2) Mani had many friends who were cheated by Rajendra.
(3) Rajendra was amiser because despite being wealthy he travelled by cart
(4) Mani was.clever and a good actor
(5) Manda was an excellent cook and had prepared a delicious feast.
160. What was Rajendra's immediate reaction on hearing the news of his wife's 'death' ?
(1) He panicked because his wife was responsible for them being rieh.
(2) He ran home at once because he doubted Mani's horiesty.
(3) He was very upset and rushed home at once.
(4) He wanted to make funeral , arrangements.
(5) He went home to inform everyone that the feast was cancelled.
161. Why did Mani lie to Manda ?
(1) Out of revenge for not being invited to the feast.
(2) To find out whether Rajendra's relatives cared about him or his wealth.
(3) To help her realise how much Rajendra meant to her.
(4) To delay the start of the feast as his master had not yet arrived.
(5) She was partner in all Rajendra's Schemes
162. Why did Rajendra shout at Mani one day ?
(A) Mani had lied to Rajendra and his wife causing them to fight.
(B) The feast had to be cancelled because of Mani and Rajendra sufiered huge losses.
(C) He had embarrassed his wife and him in front of their friends and relatives.
(l)None
(2) Only (A)
(3) Only (A) and (B)
(4) Only (C) (5)A11(A).(B) and (C)
163. Which of the following can be said about Manda ?
(A) She trusted Mani more than Rajendra.
(B) She had a good relationship with her husband's relatives.
(C) She was dishonest
(l)None
(2) Only (C)
(3) Only (A) and (C)
(4) Only (B) and (C)
(5) A11(A). (B) and (C)
164. Why did Rajendra aeeept Mani's condition ?
(1) He did not value honesty.
(2) He had no intention of letting Mani fulfill it.
(3) He was an expert at detecting when people lied.
(4) He knew how difficult it was to stop lying.
(5) He predicted that Mani would be an excellent worker.
165. Why did Rajendra go out on the day of the feast ?
(1) He wanted to share his good fortune with his relatives.
(2) He took gifts for his relatives who were not as well off as he was.
(3) He wanted to boast about his prosperity to his relatives.
(4) To purchase groceries required for the feast from the market
(5) He wanted to personally invite his relatives who lived outside the village.
Directions (166-168) : Choose the word or group of words which is MOST SIMILAR in meaning to the
word printed in bold as used in the passage.
166. pleasantly
(1) extremely (2) delightfully (3) charming (4) friendly (5) coolly
167. wailing
(1) Crying (2) complaining (3) shouting (4)Tears(Grumbling
168.right
(1)Suitable (2) Legally (3) Accurately (4)Straight (5) Immediately
Directions (169 - 170): Choose the word or group of words which is MOST OPPOSITE in meaning to the
word printed in bold as used in the passage
168.Planned
(1) organised (2) deliberate
(3) cancelled (4) informal
(5) automatic
170. celebrate
(l)insult (2)reject (3) dishonour (4) moum (5) infamous '
Directions (171 - 175) : Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D). (E) and (F) in the proper sequence
to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) Being generous by nature, the king offered them Ã¤ meal and treated them kindly.
(B) In appreciation the king ordered a stew to be prepared for the feast in honour of the farmer.
(C) The king welcomed them too and placed before each a bowl of water saying, This is the stew of the hare!"
(D) A few days later, a few people came to the court claimihg to be neighbours of the farmer."
(E) A poor farmer presented a fine hare to the king.
(F) Not long afterwards a large number of people appeared at the palace and introduced themselves as neighbours of
the farmer.
171. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
(DA (2) B (3) C (4) D (5) F
172. Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement ?
(1) B (2) C
(3) D (4) E
(5)F
173. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement ?
(1) A (2) B ,
(3) C (4) D
(5)E
174. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(DA (2)B
(3) C (4) D
(5)E
175. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
( D B J2)c"
(3)D • (4)E
(5)F
Directions (176 - 180): Which of the phrases (1). (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase given
in bold in the following sentence to make it meaningful and grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is
and.no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.
176. Banks Charge differently rate of interest depending on the size of the loan.
(1) difference in rate of interests
(2) differently what rate of interest
(3) different rates of interest
(4) the different rate of interest (5) No correction required
177. It is necessary that we take any steps to reduce pollutions soon.
(1) we should take every
(2) we have taken no
(3) us to take any
(4) we take some
(5) No correction required
178. It is too early to say how the impact the new tax will have op Investors. •
(1) what impact
(2) that the impact
(3) how much impacts
(4) what are the impacts of
(5) No correction required
179. Kindly ask his advice regarding the various health Insurance policies presently available.
180. Unfortunately many of our towns and cities do have more good transportation Systems.
(1) have a good (2) not have good
(3) not have much good
(4) not having better
(5) No correction required
Directions (181-190): Read the sentence to find out whether there is ariy grammatical error or idiomatic error in it.
The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number , of that part is the answer. If there is no error; the
answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation; if any.)
181. Rajiv has won a prize of (1)/ two million dollars which (2)/ has to be shared (3)/ with all his team members. (4)/ No
error (5)
182. I do not understand (1)/ about how the payment (2)/ was made without (3)/ the manager's permission. (4)/ No error
(5)
183. The Company has (1)/ decided to seil half (2)/ of it shares (3)/ to a Chinese firm. (4)/ No error (5)
184. By opening so many (1) / branches in such a (2)/ short Urne, they have (3)/. used the wrong strategy. (4)/ No error
(5) •
185. DÃ¼ring the interview (1) / with the General Manager (2)/ I asked her what challenges (3)/ she was faced, (4)/ No
error (5)
186. We have an account (1)/ with this bank and (2)/ find the staff much (3)/ helpful and knowledgeable. (4)/ No error (5)
187. The scheme has been (1)/ implemented only in these (2)/ part of the country and the (3)/ Prime Minister will Visit it
shortly. (4)/ No error (5)
188. Today we arecloser (1)/ to reaching an agreement (2)/ than we were (3)/ a few months ago. (4)/ Noeroors (5)
189. We have been(1) telling them to (2)/drive carefully but (3)/they are never listening. (4)/ No error (5)
190. There is all sorts (1) of regulations that have (2)/ to be met before (3)/ we get a license. (4)/ No error (5)
Directtons (191-200): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
printed below the passage and against each. five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find
out the appropriate word in each case.
For as long as I can remember I have thought of myself as a teacher and I still do even today. But in 1965 I
decided to (1911 my hand at business. So I (192) my father to allow me to (193) up a printing and packaging plant. 1
(194) the project proposal and applied for a (195). Once it was approved I went (196) the challenges of employ\ing the
rtght (197). My project was successful and I (188) an attractive profit. Becoming a rieh businessman
(199) never my dream. It was just a
(200) of proving to myself and my family that I could be a success in business. This experience also gave me a lot of
seif confldence.
191. (l) use (2)attempt (3)tiy (4)give (5) show
192. (1) prevailed (2) permitted (3) appealed (4) offered (5) persuaded
193. (1) set (2)built (3) raise (4) stand (5) begin
194. (l)draft (2) extended (3) prepared (4) thought (5) formulate
195. (1) relief (2) loan (3)post (4)leave (5)job
198. (l)under (2) through (3)ahead (4) for (5) away
197. (1) people (2)equipment (3) knowledge (4) behaviour (5) role
198. (1) in ade (2) gain (3) benefited (4) obtain (5) reap
199. (1) stayed (2) fulfilled (3) pursued . (4) was
200. (l)direction (2) state (3) certificate (4) way (5)proof
COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE
201. The Software tools that enable a uscr to interact with a Computer for specific purposes are known as_
(1) Hardware
(2) Networked Software
(3) Shareware
(4) Applications
(5) None of these
202. A_shares hardware, Software, and data among authorized users.
(1) network
(2) protoeol (3)hypertink
(4) transmitter
(5) Nope of these
203. Computer programs are written in a highlevel programming language; however, the human-readable: version of a
program is called_
(1) cache (2) Instruction set
(3) source code (4) word size (5) None of these
204. In word processing, an efficient way to move the 3rd paragraph to place it after the 5th paragraph is_
(1) copy and paste
(2) copy, cut and paste
(3) cut, copy and paste
(4) cut and paste
(5) None of these
205. Which of the following is not a funetion of the control unit ?
(2) Execute Instructions
(3) Interpret Instructions
(4) Direct Operations
(5) None of these
206. Software for organizing storage and retrieval of information is(n)----
(1) operating system
(2) database
(3) database prqgram
(4) data warehouse
(5) None of these
207. A set of step-by-step procedures for accomplishlng a tÃ¤sk is known as a(n) —
(l)algorithm (2) hardware program
(3) Software bug
(4) firmware program
(5) None of these
208. Which ofthe following is not true about RAM ?
(1) RAM is a temporary storage area
(2) RAM is the same as hard disk storage
(3)RAM isvolatile
(4) Information stored in RAM is gone when yoÃ¼ turn the Computer off
(5) None of these
209. The main directory of a disk is called the directory.
(l)root (2)sub
(3) folder (4) network (5) None of these
210. The physical arrangement of elements on a page is referred to as a document's —
(l)features (2) format
(3) pagination (4) grid (5) None of these
211. = SUM(B1 : B8) is an example of a —
(1) funetion (2)formula. (3) cell address (4) value (5) None of these
212. Which of the following storage media provides sequential access onry ?
(1) Floppydisk
(2) Magnetic disk
(3) Magnetic tape
(4) Optical disk
(5) None of these
213. Compilers and translators are one form of —
(1) ROM (2) RAM
(3) hard disk (4) Software (5) None of these
214. Data representation is based on the_number system, which uses two numbers to represent all data.
(binary (2)biometric (3) bicentennial (4) byte (5) None of these
215. The most common input devices include —
(1) Monitor and keyboard
(2) Monitor and mouse
(3) Mouse and keyboard
(4) Printer and mouse
(5) None of these
216. WWW means —
(1) World Wide Wonder
(2) World Wide Wizard
(3) World Wide Web
(4) Wide World Web
(5) None of these
217. Processing is used when a large mail order Company accumulates Orders and processes them together in one large
set.
(1) Baten (2) Online
(3) Real-time (4) Group (5) None of these
218. What is the difference between a CD-ROM and a CD-RW ?
(1) They are the same just two different terms used by dif-ferent manufacturers
(2) A CD-ROM can be written to and a CD-RW cannot
(3) A CD-RW can be written to. but a CD-ROM can only be read from
(5) None of these
219. Holding the mouse button down while moving an object or text is known as —.
(1) moving (2) dragging (3) dropping (4) highlightirig (5) None of these
220. A__is a collection of data that is stored electronicalry as a series of records in a table.
(2) presentation
(3) database
(4) web page
(5) None of these
221. The primarily take(s) care of the behind the scenes details and manage(s) the hardware.
(1) opecating System
(2) application Software . (3) peripheral devices
(4) hard disk
(5) None of these
222. A_is a professionally designed "empty" doeument that can be adapted to the user's needs
(l)file (2)guide (3)template (4) user guide file (5) None of these
223. A group of 8 bits is known as a — (l)byte . (2)kilobyte
(3) binary digit (4)megabit (5) None these
224. The hardware device commonly referred to as the "brain" of the Computer is the—
(l) RAMchip (2)datainput
(3) CPU
(4) seepndary storage
(5) None of these
225. What is the intersection of a column and a row on a worksheet called?
(l)Column (2)Value (3) Address (4) Cell (5) None of these
226._are often delivered to a PC through an emclil attachment and are often designed to do harm. (1) Viruses 12) Spam
(3) Portals
(4) Email messages
(5) None of these
227. What is the storage area for email messages called ?
(l)Afolder (2) A directory (3) A mailbox (4) The hard disk (5) None of these
228. A desktop Computer is also known as a —
. (1) PalmPilot (2) PC (3) laptop (4) mainframe (5) None of these
229. When a file contains Instructions that can be carried out by the Computer, it is often called a(n) __file.
(l)data (2) Information
(3) executable (4) application (5) None of these
230. Documents converted to__can be published to the Web.
(1) a .doc file
(2) http
(3) machine language
(4) HTML
(5) None of these
231. If a user needs Information instantly available to the CPU, it should be stored —
(1) onaCD
(2) in secondary storage
(3) in the CPU
(4) in RAM
(5) None of these
232. To what temporary area cari yÃ¶u stÃ¶re text and other data, and later paste them to another location?
(1) The clipboard
(2) ROM (3) CD-ROM
(4) The hard disk
(5) None of these
233. In a spreadsheet, a_is a number you will use in a calculation.
(l)label (2) cell
(3) field (4)value ' (5) None of these
234. Click_check box of transition in a slide group of an animation tab if you want to move a slide automatieally after
stipulated tirne.
(1) Transition timer
(2) Automatically alter
(3) Transition after
(4) Automatic tirner
(5) None of these
235. All of the followings are included in removable media Except-
(1) CD-ROMs (2) Diskette
(3) DVDs
(4) Hard Disk Drive
(5) None of these
236. If you do not want to select any Option after opeing a menu then click menu title again or press key to close the
(l)Shift (2) Tab (3) Escape (4) Fl (5) None of these
237. It is easier to change the name of file using_process.
(l)Transforming
(2) Christening (3) Renaming
(4) Retagging (5) None of these
238.__ view, shows how the Contents on printed page will appear with margin, header and footer.
(1) Draft
(3) Outiine (4) Page Layout
(5) None of these
239. We can enter and edit the text efficiently using —
(3) Word Processing Program
(4) Desktop Publishing Program
(5) None of these
240._ . may be included in other, folder while making hierarchical strructure folder.
(M) Minifolder (2) Ttered folder (3) Sub-folder (4)Object (5) None of these
241. The bÃ¤ckground of any Word document.
(1) is always of white colour
(2) is the colour present under the Option menu
(3) is always the same for the entire document
(4) can have any colour you choose
(5) None of these
242. Only_program(s) become(s) active even though we can open many programs at a time.
(1) four (2) three (3) two (4) one (5) None of these
243. When the margins on both sides are straight and equal, then there is_in document.
(l)fulljustification
(2) fÃ¼ll alignment
(3) left justification
(4) right justification
(5) None of these
244. All of the followings are included in typical Computer programming language which are in use curre n tly Exccpt
(1)C++ (2) Java
(3) Visual Basic NET
(4) Machine language
(5) None of these
245. What happens when you press Ctrl + V Key ?
(1) A Capital V letter is typed into your document at the Cursor point
(2) The selected item is pasted from the clipboard v
(3) The selected item is pasted to the clipboard
(4) The selected drawing objects are distributed vertically on the page
(5) None of these
246. Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest ?
(1) Character, flle record, fleld, database
(2) Character. record. field, file. database
(3) Character, field. record. file. database
(4) Bit, byte, character, record, field, file, database
(5) None of these
247. When you make graph and picture in document, then your Computer holds the data in_
(1) Restore file (2) Backup drive (3) Clipboard (4) Memory
(5) None of these
248. How will words appear on the page ? We call it as
(l)Textformatting
(2) Character formatting
(3) Point size (4) Type face (5) None of these
249. _helps in capturing row data and entering into Computer System.
(1) CPU
(2) Integrated Circuit
(3) Input device
(4) Motherboard
(5) None of these
250. Title bar, ribbon, Status bar, views and document workspace are factors of___program of
Words.
(1) Windows (2) Browser (3) Explorer (4) Website (5) None of these