Friday, September 2, 2016



11. The missing term in the series 2, 7, 24, 77, ?, 723 is
(A) 238 

(B) 432
(C) 542 

(D) 320

12. In certain city the Taxi charges comprise of a fixed charge and the charge of the distance travelled. A person paid Rs.156 for a journey of 16 km and another person paid Rs.204 for the journey of 24 km. The amount paid by a passenger who has travelled 30 km is
(A) 236 

(B) 240
(C) 248 

(D) 256

13. In certain code HEALTH is written as KHDOWK. The code of NORTH will be



14. Yadav, Arjun, Rajesh and Kamal play cricket. Rajesh and Kamal play tennis but do not play football. Yadav does not play Badminton but play golf. Arjun does not play tennis. Kamal sometimes plays Badminton. Who does play only cricket ?
(A) Yadav 

(B) Arjun
(C) Rajesh 

(D) Kamal

15. A deductive argument can not be valid :
(A) If its premise / premises is/are true and its conclusion is true.
(B) If its premise / premises is /are true and its conclusion is false.
(C) If its premise / premises is/are false and its conclusion is false.
(D) If its premise / premises is / are false and its conclusion is true.

16. An analogical argument is strengthened by
(A) making the claim bolder while its premises remain unchanged.
(B) reducing the claim made on the basis of the premises affirmed.
(C) remaining the claim unchanged while the evidence in its support is found to exhibit greater frailty.
(D) None of the above.

17. If two propositions cannot both be false but may both be true, what is the relation between the two propositions ?
(A) Contrary 

(B) Sub-contrary
(C) Sub-alternation 

(D) Contradictory

18. Given below are some codes of arrangements of three items in order of wider scope. Select the correct code.
(A) Garments, cloth and shirts
(B) Cloth, garments and shirts
(C) Shirts, garments and cloth
(D) Garments, shirts and cloth

19. What is equivalent of the statement ‘All atheists are pessimists’ ?
(A) All non-pessimists are nonatheists.
(B) All non-atheists are nonpessimists.
(C) All pessimists are atheists.
(D) None of the above.

In the following table, trends in production of energy in India by primary sources are given. Study the table and answer Question Nos. 20 to 23 : (Production in peta Joules)

20. In which year primary sources recorded the lowest growth in total production of energy ?
(A) 2007–08 

(B) 2008–09
(C) 2009–10 

(D) 2010–11