The **Railway Recruitment Cell Group D Exam** November 2014.

1. A student has to score 30% marks to get through. If he gets 30 marks and

fails by 30 marks. Find the maximum marks set for the examination.

(a) 180 (b) 210

(c) 200 (d) 220

(**Ans : **c)

2. A candidate scores 25% and fails by 60 marks, while an another candidate who

scores 50% marks, get 40 marks more than the mini- mum required marks to pass

the examination. Find the maximum marks of the examination–

(a) 360 (b) 380

(c) 400 (d) 420

(**Ans : **c)

3. The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six years

ago, father’s age was five times the age of the son. After 6 years, son’s age

will be–

(a) 12 years (b) 14 years

(c) 18 years (d) 20 years

(**Ans : **d)

4. An error 2% in excess is made while measuring the side of a square. The

percentage of error in the calculated area of the square is–

(a) 2% (b) 2. 02%

(c) 4% (d) 4. 04%

(**Ans : **d)

5. A clock is started at noon. By 10 minutes past 5, the hour hand has turnod

through–

(a) 1450 (b) 1500

(c) 1550 (d) 1600

(**Ans : **c)

6. An automobile financier claims to be lending money at simple interest, but

he includes the interest every six months for calculating the principal. If he

is charging an interest of 10%, the effective rate of interest becomes–

(a) 10% (b) 10.25%

(c) 10.5% (d) 10.75%

(**Ans : **c)

7. (√10 – 3) (√10 + 3) = ?

(a) 1 (b) 2

(c) 2√10 (d) 6

(**Ans : **a)

8. Rajesh walked 25 m towards south. Then he turned to his left and walked 20

m. He then turned to his left and walked 25 m. He again turned to his right and

walked-15 m. At what distance is he from the starting point and in which

direction?

(a) 35 m East

(b) 35 m North

(c) 30 m West

(d) 45 m East

(**Ans : **a)

9. A lent Rs. 600 to B for 2 years and Rs. 150 to C for 4 years and received Rs.

90 from both as interest. Find out rate of interest, simple interest being

calculated.

(a) 5% (b) 7%

(c) 8% (d) 9%

(**Ans : **a)

10. In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by

25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the

selling price is the profit?

(a) 70% (b) 80%

(c) 90%

(d) None of the above

(**Ans : **d)

11. A sum of Rs. 468. 75 was lent out at simple interest and at the end of 1

year 8 months the total amount was Rs. 500. Find the rate of interest per annum.

(a) 4% (b) 5%

(c) 6% (d) 7%

(**Ans : **a)

12. Rs. 800 amounts to Rs. 920 in 3 years at simple interest. If the interest

rate is increased by 3% to how much would it amount?

(a) Rs. 892 (b) Rs. 829

(c) Rs. 992 (d) Rs. 929

(**Ans : **c)

13. Amit said, “This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother”. How is Amit

related to the girl?

(a) Brother

(b) Grandfather

(c) Husband

(d) Father-in-Law

(**Ans : **d)

14. Pointing towards a man, a woman said, “His mother is the only daughter of my

mother. ” How is the woman related to the man ?

(a) Mother

(b) Grandmother

(c) Sister

(d) Daughter (**Ans : **a)

15. In a coding system, PEN is written by as NZO and BARK as CTSL. How can we

write PRANK?

(a) CSTZN (b) NSTOL

(c) NTSLO (d) NZTOL

(**Ans : **b)

16. If TEACHER is coded a LMKJNMP, then how will HEART be coded ?

(a) NMAPL (b) NMPKL

(c) NPKML (d) NMKPL

(**Ans : **d)

17. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair–

Calendar : Dates : : Dictioruuy 😕

(a) Vocabulary (b) Language

(c) Words (d) Book

(**Ans : **a)

18. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair–

Circle : Circumference : : Square : ?

(a) Volume (b) Area

(c) Diagonal (d) Perimeter

(**Ans : **d)

19. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair–

Breeze : Cyclone : : Drizzle : ?

(a) Earthquake

(b) Storm

(c) Flood

(d) Downpour

(**Ans : **d)

20. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair–

Import : Export : : Expenditure : ?

(a) Deficit

(b) Revenue

(c) Debt

(d) Tax

(**Ans : **b)

21. Find the missing number–

24, 60, 120, 210, ?

(a) 300 (b) 336

(c) 420 (d) 525

(**Ans : **b)

22. Find the missing number–

3, 12, 27, 48, 75, 108, ?

(a) 147 (b) 162

(c) 183 (d) 192

(**Ans : **a)

23. Arrange the following words according to Dictionary arrangement–

1. Epitaxy 2. Episode

3. Epigene 4. Epitome

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4

(b) 3, 2, 4, 1

(c) 3, 2, 1, 4

(d) 4, 2, 1, 3

(**Ans : **c)

24. Fresh grapes contain 80% water while dry grapes contain 10% water. If the

weight of dry grapes is 250 kg, what is the total weight when it was fresh?

(a) 1000 kg (b) 1100 kg

(c) 1125 kg (d) 1225 kg

(**Ans : **c)

25. A seller allows a discount of 5% on a watch. If he allows a discount of 7%

he earns Rs. 15 less in the profit. What is the marked price?

(a) Rs. 697.5 (b) Rs. 712.5

(c) Rs. 750 (d) Rs. 817.5

(**Ans : **c)

26. An Aeroplane covers a certain distance at a speed of 240 kmph in 5 hours.

To cover the same distance in 1 2/3 hours, it must travel at a speed of–

(a) 300 kmph

(b) 360 kmph

(c) 600 kmph

(d) 720 kmph

(**Ans : **d)

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