Sample Questions

English


Question 1:
Choose the correct verb to fill the gap.
By the end of the year, she _______ with a degree in business.
  1. already graduates
  2. already graduated
  3. will have already graduated
  4. has already graduated
Question 2:
Choose the synonym for the following word Hallowed
  1. Sacred
  2. Old
  3. Inactive
  4. Effective
Question 3:
As _______ cuts it as well as he does, I always have my hair cut at Johnson’s.
  1. anyone
  2. someone else’s
  3. no one else
  4. everyone
Question 4:
Mohit _______ his century before it is the end of the match.
  1. will score
  2. will have scored
  3. has scored
  4. scores
Question 5:
Which word is a adverb in this sentence?
There are no interesting programmes tonight.
  1. interesting
  2. programmes
  3. there
  4. tonight

General Awareness


Question 1
The TAPI Gas Pipeline project will start from: -
  1. Pakistan
  2. India
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Turkmenistan
Question 2
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) have signed an agreement to improve cooperation in cyber defence. This Agreement was signed at which of the following places?
  1. Brussels
  2. Germany
  3. France
  4. Finland
Question 3
The first woman Chief of State Bank of India (SBI) is: -
  1. Shikha Sharma
  2. Arundhati Bhattacharya
  3. Shyamala Gopinath
  4. Asha Kumari
Question 4
The Indian rupee is a legal tender in two other countries. One is Nepal. The other is: -
  1. Pakistan
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Bhutan
Question 5
India’s first IT co-operative UL Cyber Park has been set up in which state?
  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Gujrat
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

General Aptitude


Question 1
If a: b = 2:3 and b: c = 4:3, then find a: b: c
  1. 2:3:9
  2. 8:12:9
  3. 2:3:8
  4. None of the above
Question 2
A tire has two punctures. The first puncture alone would have made the tire flat in 9 minutes and the second alone would have done it in 6 minutes. If air leaks out at a constant rate, how long does it take both the punctures together to make it flat?
  1. 16/5 min
  2. 13/3 min
  3. 13/4 min
  4. 18/5 min
Question 3
A man takes 5 hours 45 min in walking to a certain place and riding back. He would have gained 2 hours by riding both ways. The time he would take to walk both ways is:-
  1. 8hrs 45min
  2. 7hrs 45min
  3. 7hrs
  4. 11hrs
Question 4
The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock when the time is 8.30, is: -
  1. 75
  2. 85
  3. 80
  4. 65
Question 5
On what dates of April, 2001 did Wednesday fall?
  1. 7th, 12th, 19th, 25th
  2. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
  3. 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
  4. 6th, 12th, 18th, 26th

Commerce


Question 1
Which of the following is not a function of Central Bank:
  1. Act as a lender of last resort
  2. Issue notes and coins in an economy
  3. Ensure banks have sufficient capital to meet problems arising from business losses
  4. Advise companies on money management and share issues
Question 2
Other factors held constant, but the lesser liquidity is because of:
  1. Shorter Payback Period
  2. Greater Payback Period
  3. Less Project Return
  4. Greater Project Return
Question 3
If the mean of a series is 10 and its coefficient of variation is 40%, the variance of the series is:
  1. 4
  2. 8
  3. 12
  4. None of the above
Question 4
The accounting convention which states that 'profit must not be recognized until realized while all losses should be adequately provided for':
  1. Materiality
  2. Objectivity
  3. Consistency
  4. Conservatism
Question 5
A newspaper advertisement that can be accepted by anyone is a:
  1. General offer
  2. Special offer
  3. Cross offer
  4. Counter Offer

Architecture


Question 1
E. I. A. stands for:
  1. East India Association
  2. Environmental Impact Audit
  3. Environmental Impact in Asia
  4. Environmental Impact Assessment
Question 2
‘Dharahara’ refers to:
  1. Concept of Vastu Shastra
  2. Elevation feature of a Hindu temple
  3. Construction technique of Buddhist architecture
  4. Heritage tower at Kathmandu
Question 3
The Bio- climatic chart defines comfort zone in terms of:
P – DBT
Q - Effective temperature (ET)
R - Relative Humidity
S - Heat Stress Index
  1. P, R
  2. P, R, S
  3. P, Q, R
  4. Q, S
Question 4
The Statue of Unity in Gujarat, India is the tallest statue in the world. It has a total height of 240 meters (including the base). The statue has been designed by:
  1. Yevgeny Vuchetich
  2. Ram Vanji Sutar
  3. V. P. Karmarkar
  4. Nek Chand Saini
Question 5
A ‘cul-de-sac’ is a street where:
  1. Pedestrian movement is not permitted
  2. Only two wheelers are permitted
  3. Only pedestrians and two wheelers’ movement is permitted
  4. Thorough traffic is discouraged

History


Question 1
Asvamedha Yajna from among Chalukya rulers was performed by:
  1. Pulkesin I
  2. Kirtivarman I
  3. Pulkesin II
  4. Vikramaditya I
Question 2
The System of philosophy with which the name of, Kapila is prominently associated is:
  1. Samkhya
  2. Uttara Mimamsa
  3. Nyaya
  4. Purva Mimamsa
Question 3
About whose kingdom is it said “the dominion of the lord of the universe extended from Delhi to Palam.”?
  1. Qutbuddin Aibak
  2. Nasiruddmin Mahmud Tughlaq
  3. Mohammad Gazni
  4. Alam Shah
Question 4
Who was the first Muslim writer to make use of Hindi words and adopt Indian poetic imagery and themes?
  1. Hasan Nizami
  2. Amir Khusaro
  3. Abul Fazal
  4. Abdul Qadir Badauni
Question 5
The name of the committee to enquire Jallianwala Bagh Massacre was?
  1. Simon Commission
  2. Hunter Commission
  3. Raymond Commission
  4. Linlithgo Commission

Geography


Question 1
Which of the following processes is responsible for weathering of rocks in the Karst region?
  1. Scree formation
  2. Carbonation
  3. Oxidation
  4. Hydrolysis
Question 2
Bad-land Topography is the product of the combined action of:
  1. Wind and Glacier
  2. Wind and Water
  3. Water and Glacier
  4. Water and Temperature
Question 3
Increase in temperature with increase in height is known as:
  1. Lapse rate
  2. Adiabatic lapse rate
  3. Inversion of temperature
  4. Normal rate
Question 4
Which one of the following arrangements of States in descending order of literacy rates according to 2011 Census is correct?
  1. Kerala, Mizoram, Tripura, Goa
  2. Kerala, Goa, Mizoram, Tripura
  3. Goa, Kerala, Tripura, Mizoram
  4. Mizoram, Tripura, Kerala, Goa
Question 5
What are the bases of agro-climatic regionalization proposed by the Planning Commission of India?
  1. Relief, soil and drainage
  2. Rainfall, temperature and cropped area
  3. Vegetation, soil and land use
  4. Relief, land use and Net sown Area

English (Literature)


Question 1
In Coleridge’s poem ❛The rime of the Ancient Mariner❜ where were the three gallants going?
  1. Market
  2. Funeral
  3. A wedding
  4. To the races
Question 2
Rupert Brooke wrote his poetry during which conflict?
  1. Boer War
  2. Second World War
  3. Korean War
  4. First World War
Question 3
What was strange about Emily Dickinson?
  1. She rarely left home
  2. She wrote in code
  3. She never attempted to publish her poetry
  4. She wrote her poems in invisible ink
Question 4
Applying human qualities to non-human things:
  1. Onomatopoeia
  2. Personification
  3. Alliteration
  4. Metaphor
Question 5
In his poem Kipling said ❛If you can meet with triumph and _______ ❜?
  1. Glory
  2. Ruin
  3. Victory
  4. Disaster

Economics


Question 1
If the demand for a good is inelastic, an increase in its price will cause the total expenditure of the consumers of the good to:
  1. Increase
  2. Decrease
  3. Remain the same
  4. Become zero
Question 2
The supply of a good refers to:
  1. Stock available for sale
  2. Total stock in the warehouse
  3. Actual Production of the good
  4. Quantity of the good offered for sale at a particular price per unit of time
Question 3
Assume that consumer’s income and the number of sellers in the market for good X both falls. Based on this information, we can conclude with certainty that the equilibrium:
  1. Price will decrease
  2. Price will increase
  3. Quantity will increase
  4. Quantity will decrease
Question 4
Demand for factors of production is:
  1. Derived demand
  2. Joint demand
  3. Composite demand
  4. None of these
Question 5
In which of the following market structure is the degree of control over the price of its product by a firm very large?
  1. Imperfect competition
  2. Perfect competition
  3. Monopoly
  4. In A and B both

Commerce


Question 1
Which of the following is not a function of central bank?
  1. Act as a lender of last resort
  2. Issue notes and coins in an economy
  3. Ensure banks have sufficient capital to meet problems arising from business losses
  4. Advise companies on money management and share issues
Question 2
Other factors held constant, but the lesser liquidity is because of:
  1. Shorter payback period
  2. Greater payback period
  3. Less project returns
  4. Greater project return
Question 3
If the mean of a series is 10 and its coefficient of variation is 40%, the variance of the series is:
  1. 4
  2. 8
  3. 12
  4. None of these
Question 4
The accounting convention which states that ❛profit must not be recognized until realized while all losses should be adequately provided for❜:
  1. Materiality
  2. Objectivity
  3. Consistency
  4. Conservatism
Question 5
A newspaper advertisement that can be accepted by anyone is a:
  1. General offer
  2. Special offer
  3. Cross offer
  4. Counter Offer

Public Administration


Question 1
Literally the term ‘administration’ means:
  1. Manage the laws
  2. Manage the trade
  3. Manage the affairs of public or private
  4. None of the above
Question 2
The Second Minnow brook Conference was held in which year?
  1. 1968
  2. 1988
  3. 1998
  4. 2008
Question 3
In e-governance, G2Gmeans:
  1. Government to government
  2. Government to citizen
  3. Government to business
  4. Government to employees
Question 4
RTI stands for:
  1. Right to Interrogation
  2. Right to Information
  3. Right to Inspection
  4. None of the above
Question 5
The most sophisticated and the latest training technique is:
  1. Conference
  2. Syndicate Method
  3. Sensitivity training
  4. Lecture Method

Music


Question 1
According to ancient authors which swara is capable of producing vibhats and Bhayanak Rasa?
  1. Dha
  2. Ni
  3. Ga
  4. Pa
Question 2
A raga in Hindustani Music similar to Karnatic Raga Subha Pantuvarali:
  1. Bhairav
  2. Todi
  3. Bhairavi
  4. Khamaj
Question 3
Which female artist is representing to Gwalior gharana in modern scenario:
  1. Sidheshvari Devi
  2. Heera bai Barodkar
  3. Meeta Pandit
  4. Kaushiki Chakorbarti
Question 4
The conclusive part of ‘Thumri’ is rendered with:
  1. Rela
  2. Kayada
  3. Jhala
  4. Ladi laggi
Question 5
Second component of Prabandh is called:
  1. Melapak
  2. Udgraha
  3. Dhruva
  4. Sanchari

Multimedia & Animation


Question 1
  1. Triple Moon
  2. Alpha & Omega
  3. Vajra
  4. Triquetra
Question 2
Remove the odd one out:
  1. Cylinder
  2. Cube
  3. Cone
  4. Ring
Question 3
Why are there 7 colors in the rainbow?
  1. Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.
  2. Red, Grey, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.
  3. Red, Grey, yellow, green, blue, White and violet.
  4. Red, Orange, yellow, magenta, blue, White and violet.
Question 4
What is the storage capacity of CD:
  1. 700 MB
  2. 750 MB
  3. 75000 Kilobyte
  4. 70000 Kilobyte
Question 5
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Journalism & Film Production


Question 1
Who among the following invented the cinematograph?
  1. Lumiere Brothers
  2. Mani Sethna
  3. Dada Saheb Phalke
  4. Dhirendra Nath Ganguly
Question 2
Where was the first cinema demonstrated in India?
  1. Hindi Theatre at Kolkata
  2. Bombay (Now Mumbai) at Watkins Hotel
  3. Athenaeeum and Chaurang Theatre
  4. Laffed Faire
Question 3
New media have facilitated the type of communication which is:
  1. Abstract
  2. Conceptual
  3. Public
  4. Interactive
Question 4
The Times of India has launched its edition in the month of February, 2012 from:
  1. Gangtok
  2. Amritsar
  3. Thiruvananthapuram
  4. Panaji
Question 5
In Britain, the Press Council was replaced by:
  1. The Royal Press Commission
  2. The Media Complaints Commission
  3. The News Council
  4. The Media Ombudsman

Hotel Management


Question 1
UNESCO is:
  1. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  2. United Nations Environment, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  3. United Nations Educational, Social, and Cultural Organization
  4. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Civic Organization
Question 2
What types of businesses usually hold significant quantities of inventory?
  1. Manufacturing and wholesale
  2. Wholesale and retail
  3. Manufacturing, wholesale and retail
  4. Retail, manufacturing and service
Question 3
Petra is in which country?
  1. Egypt
  2. Syria
  3. Jordan
  4. Iraq
Question 4
Which of these is a purpose of shared organizational values:
  1. Build Team Support
  2. Influence marketing efforts
  3. Guide managers❜ decisions and actions
  4. All of these
Question 5
The capacity to influence people and accomplish desired objectives is called:
  1. Power
  2. Leadership
  3. Authority
  4. Status

Sociology


Question 1
Which one of the following theories is considered as a cause of social Protests?
  1. Relative Deprivation
  2. Absolute Deprivation
  3. Political Mobilization of the Oppressed
  4. Absolute Poverty
Question 2
What are social norms?
  1. Codes which are prescribed in sacred texts
  2. Rules whose observance is expected in a society
  3. Laws whose violation invariably leads to punishment
  4. Principles accepted as normal by sociology
Question 3
Which one of the following is not covered under the "Element of Social Structure"?
  1. Group action
  2. Sanction
  3. Deviation
  4. Observance
Question 4
What is the most important and basic factor for social integration according to the functionalists?
  1. Maintenance of relative stability
  2. Structural interdependence
  3. Condition of anomie
  4. Value consensus
Question 5
Who regards deviance as functional for society?
  1. A. Cohen
  2. E. Durkheim
  3. R K. Merton
  4. L. K. White

Psychology


Question 1
Doctrine of specific nerve energies is given by:
  1. Myers
  2. Aristotle
  3. Muller
  4. Miller
Question 2
According to Broca’s observations which part is involved in speech?
  1. Cerebral cortex of left side of the brain
  2. Cerebral cortex of right side of the brain
  3. Cerebral cortex of centre of the brain
  4. The brain
Question 3
Type(s) of validity is/ are:
  1. Content validity only
  2. Criterion – related validity only
  3. Construct validity only
  4. All of these
Question 4
Which one of the following is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21 is called:
  1. Schizophrenia
  2. Anxiety
  3. Trisomy 21
  4. None of these
Question 5
Production and comprehension of language is found in:
  1. Left hemisphere
  2. Right hemisphere
  3. Spinal cord
  4. None of the above

Political Science


Question 1
For Locke which of the following is not true in case of social contract?
  1. Contract, once made, is irrevocable
  2. Contract in which men give up some of the rights they possessed in the state of nature
  3. Contract to which each generation must not consent
  4. Contract does not put an end to the Law of Nature
Question 2
Democratic peace theory has been largely associated with the writings of:
  1. Immanuel Kant and Voltaire
  2. Michael Doyle and Bruce Russett
  3. Thomas Christensen and Thomas Schelling
  4. Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 3
Which of the following are true regarding a Unitary System of Government?
  1. It is most effective in protecting the unity and integrity of the nation.
  2. There is single law making body.
  3. The local administrative units do not derive their power from the Constitution.
  4. Power is delegated to the local units for administrative convenience
Question 4
India is holding talks with ASEAN to extend which highway to Vietnam?
  1. India-Myanmar-Thailand
  2. India-Myanmar-Korea
  3. India-Myanmar-Bangladesh
  4. India-Myanmar-China
Question 5
India has Kalapani and Susta territorial dispute with:
  1. Bangladesh
  2. Bhutan
  3. Nepal
  4. Myanmar

Planning


Question 1
When was 73rd and 74th constitutional amendment act implemented?
  1. 1992 and 1993
  2. 1190 and 1991
  3. 1194 and 1995
  4. 1190 and 1993
Question 2
What is sustainable development?
  1. The development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
  2. To conserve natural resources and to develop alternate sources of power while reducing pollution and harm to the environment.
  3. It is the practice of developing land and construction projects in a manner that reduces their impact on the environment by allowing them to create energy efficient models of self-sufficiency.
  4. All of these
Question 3
Which among the following is not a cause of growth of cities?
  1. a) Trade & commerce
  2. Industrialism
  3. Development of transport
  4. Hygienic outlook of people
Question 4
Who coined the concentric zone model?
  1. Ernest Hemingway 1991
  2. Ernest Burgess
  3. Ernest Wells
  4. Ernie and Bert
Question 5
What one of the following is not a key management skill in planning?
  1. Conceptual skills
  2. Analytical skills
  3. IT and computing skills
  4. Communication skills

Fine Arts


Question 1
Which Time Period in Ancient Indian History of Known as the Golden Era?
  1. Sunga Period
  2. Indus Valley Period
  3. Gupta Period
  4. Kushana Period
Question 2
Which Bengal School Artist Has Painted The Bharat Mata?
  1. Gaganedranath Tagore
  2. Abanindranath Tagore
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. None Of The Above
Question 3
What Is The Kalvin For The Normal Daylight In Photography?
  1. 8400k
  2. 3300k
  3. 6600k
  4. 5200k
Question 4
What Is The Baking Temperature For Terracotta?
  1. 350
  2. 1050
  3. 850
  4. 750
Question 5
Which Tool Of Photoshop Is Used To Fade Out The Dirt And Darkness In Fixing Old Photographs?
  1. Eraser Tool
  2. Gradient Tool
  3. Dodge Tool
  4. Clone Tool

Computer Science


Question 1
ITG stands for
  1. Instantaneous Test Group
  2. Integration Testing Group
  3. Individual Testing Group
  4. Independent Test Group
Question 2
Architecture of the database can be viewed as
  1. 2 Levels
  2. 4 Levels
  3. 3 Levels
  4. 1 Levels
Question 3
Base 10 refers to which number system?
  1. Octal
  2. Binary Coded Decimal
  3. Decimal
  4. Hexadecimal
Question 4
Resistance is measured in
  1. Volts
  2. Amps
  3. Watts
  4. Ohms

Question 5
Operations of computer arithmetic and logic unit are directed by
  1. ALU itself
  2. Program
  3. Control unit
  4. Memory unit

Education


Question 1
Veda deals with music
  1. Rigveda
  2. Yajurveda
  3. Samaveda
  4. Atharvaveda
Question 2
In 10+2+3 system 2 includes
  1. 2 years of Lower secondary education
  2. 2 years of Higher secondary education
  3. 2 years of Middle secondary education
  4. 2 years of secondary education
Question 3
A teacher is teaching counting by using Abacus, which of the following maxim of teaching the teacher is following?
  1. Known to Unknown
  2. Concrete to Abstract
  3. Particular to General
  4. Analysis to Synthesis
Question 4
Which of the following activities a teacher doesn’t do at the pre-active phase of teaching?
  1. Formulation of Instructional Objectives
  2. Decision Making About the Content
  3. Arrangement of Elements of Content
  4. Changing the strategies of teaching
Question 5
In Freud’s Structure of Personality, which of the following works on the principle of reality?
  1. Id
  2. Ego
  3. Super-Ego
  4. All of the above

Interior & Product Design


Question 1:
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
  1. Pine cones have inspired the design of some climate responsive clothes.
  2. Feet of gecko lizards adhere to a wall just like a velcro.
  3. Management education includes the study of honeycombs.
  4. Both mobius strip and the recycling logo are cyclic.
Question 2:
Origami folds have influenced the design of space shuttles. Select the characteristic(s) of origami folds which is/are beneficial to space shuttle design.
  1. Structural rigidity
  2. Tensile structure
  3. Expansion-Contraction
  4. Economy of space
Question 3:
Cyan, Magenta and Yellow are which type of primary colours?
  1. Additive primaries
  2. Psychological primaries
  3. Subtractive primaries
  4. Harmonic primaries
Question 4:
Identify which of the term(s) given below is/are used in Photography.
  1. Ligatures
  2. Bokeh
  3. Dodge
  4. Contre-Jour
Question 5:
Which of these characters is a Disney Cartoon?
  1. Daffy Duck
  2. Screwball Squirrel
  3. Roadrunner
  4. Jiminy Cricket

Physical Education


Question 1:
What do the five rings on the Olympic symbol represent?
  1. The five oceans
  2. The five continents
  3. The five planets
  4. Five Greek Gods
Question 2:
Which of the following combination of years represents the years when the Olympic Games were not held due to the two World Wars?
  1. 1914, 1940, 1944
  2. 1916, 1940, 1944
  3. 1920, 1936, 1940
  4. 1936, 1840, 1944
Question 3:
Which team leads the procession of athletes at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games?
  1. Hosting nation
  2. Greece
  3. Hosting nation of the next Olympic Games
  4. Hosting nation of the previous Olympic Games
Question 4:
What does the Olympic motto Citius, Altius, Fortius mean?
  1. Character, Attitude, Fortitude
  2. Faster, Higher, Deeper
  3. Faster, Higher, Stronger
  4. Bigger, Stronger, Taller
Question 5:
In which year did women participate for the first time in modern Olympic Games?
  1. 1900, Paris
  2. 1908, London
  3. 1904, St Louis
  4. 1920, Antwerp

Fashion Design


Question 1:
Which factor is the most influential for why consumers currently select sustainable brands?
  1. Product is better for the environment
  2. Product is organic
  3. Packaging is better for the environment
  4. Manufacturer treats employees and suppliers fairly
Question 2:
Fashion leaders are
  1. Fashion students
  2. Fashion buyers
  3. Fashion retailers
  4. Fashion influencers
Question 3:
_______ French term for exclusive one-of-kind “high fashion”.
  1. Bespoke Shop
  2. Haute couture’s
  3. Boutique
  4. Showroom
Question 4:
What is the technical name of stitching machine used in garment manufacturing?
  1. Overlock machine
  2. Single needle lock stich machine
  3. Flatlock machine
  4. None of the above
Question 5:
What does EPI and PPI refers to?
  1. Ends per Inch and picks per inch
  2. Warp and Weft count
  3. Weight of the fabric
  4. Colour of the fabric

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