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Q 1. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

Biscuit

Chocolate

C

Cake

D

Bread

E

Pastry

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Q 2. Which of the following has the same relationship as that of Aspirin : Headache?

A

Amoeba : Dysentry

B

Acid: Burns

Quinine: Malaria

D

Iron : Aneamia

E

None of these.

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Q 3. Which of the following has the same relationship as that of Sprain : Fracture?

Cool: Cold

B

Accident: Death

C

Pneumonia : Fever

D

Fall: Slip

E

None of these.

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Q 4. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

Nephrology

B

Entomology

Astrology

D

Mycology

E

Pathology

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Q 5. The calendar for the year 2005 is the same as for the year:

A

2010

2011

C

2012

D

2013

E

None of these

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Given Year is 2005, Which is a non leap year. Step 1 : Add +11 to the given year (i.e 2005 + 11) = 2016, Which is a leap year. Step 2 : Add +6 to the given year (i.e 2005 + 6) = 2011 Therefore, The calendar for the year 2005 will be same for the year 2011

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Q 6. Jews: Synagogue:: Buddist:{tex} ? {/tex}

A

Temple

B

Vedas

Pagoda

D

Fire-temple

E

None of these

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Q 7. EGI : JLO : PRT : ?

A

AYW

B

WYA

C

YWA

VXA

E

VXZ

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Q 8. NOP : UVW :: PON : ?

A

VUW

WVU

C

WUV

D

UVW

E

UWV

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Q 9. SADL : XFZH :: LIOE ?

QNKA

B

POLB

C

PMJA

D

QNKB

E

PMSI

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Q 10. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

Swimming

Breathing

C

Walking

D

Dancing

E

Playing

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Q 11. REYN : TGZO :: WJPA : ?

A

QBRN

B

MQXB

C

ROMB

YLQB

E

VWYA

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Q 12. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

Chariot

B

Car

C

Bus

D

Wagon

Sledge

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Q 13. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

Swimming

B

Diving

Driving

D

Sailing

E

Fishing

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Q 14. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

Skull

B

Pelvis

C

Fibula

Appendix

E

Vertebra

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Q 15. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

17

B

44

21

D

66

E

19

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Q 16. Which of the following has the same relationship as that of Muslims : Quran?

A

Hindus : Temple

B

Sikhs : Avesta

C

Christians : Christ

Jews: Torah

E

None of these.

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Q 17. A clock gains {tex} \mathrm {15} {/tex} minutes per day. It is set right at {tex} \mathrm {12} {/tex} noon. What time will it show at {tex} 4.00 \mathrm { \ am } , {/tex} the next day?

{tex} 4: 10 \mathrm { \ am } {/tex}

B

{tex} 4: 45 \mathrm { \ am } {/tex}

C

{tex} 4: 20 \mathrm { \ am } {/tex}

D

{tex} 5: 00 \mathrm { \ am } {/tex}

E

None of these

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Q 18. Raj travelled from a point {tex} X {/tex} straight to {tex} Y {/tex} at a distance of {tex} 80 \mathrm { m } {/tex}. He turned right and walked 50 m, then again turned right and walked 70 metres. Finally he turned right and walked {tex} 50 \mathrm { m } . {/tex} How far is he from the starting point?

A

20 metres

B

50 metres

C

70 metres

10 metres

E

None of these

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Q 19. Meat : Vegetarian :: Liquor :?

A

Insane

B

Introvert

Teetotaller

D

Foolish

E

None of these

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Q 20. GIKM: HKNQ:: HJLN:?

A

LIOR

B

LIRO

C

ILRO

ILOR

E

IOLR

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Q 21. How much does a watch lose per day, if its hands coincide every {tex} \mathrm {64} {/tex} minutes?

{tex} 32 \frac { 8 } { 11 } \mathrm { min } {/tex}

B

{tex} 36 \frac { 5 } { 11 } \mathrm { min } {/tex}

C

{tex} 90 \mathrm { \ min } {/tex}

D

{tex} 96 \mathrm { \ min } {/tex}

E

None of these

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Q 22. The first Republic Day of India was celebrated on {tex} 26 \mathrm { th } {/tex} January, {tex} 1950 . {/tex} It was:

A

Tuesday

B

Wednesday

Thursday

D

Friday

E

None of these

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Q 23. Choose the word which is different from the rest.

A

Dynamics

B

Mechanics

C

Electronics

D

Optics

Physics

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Q 24. Rocket: Fuel

Man: Energy

B

Machine: Oil

C

Current: Electricity

D

River: Water

E

None of these

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Q 25. Find the angle between the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock when the time is {tex} \mathrm {3.25} {/tex} .

A

{tex} 45 ^ { \circ } {/tex}

B

{tex} 37 \frac { 1 } { 2 } °{/tex}

{tex} 47 \frac { 1 } { 2 } °{/tex}

D

{tex} 46 ^ { \circ } {/tex}

E

None of these

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