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2015-2016 UG-CLAT CLAT Question Paper Solution

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[Set 1]
Marks: 200Academic Year: 2015-2016
Date & Time: 8th May 2016, 3:00 pm
Duration: 2h

ENGLISH
[1]1

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

The method and practice of teaching is called _________.

philately

pedagogy

training

paediatrics

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]2

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

There isn't ____________ water in the overhead tank.

little

some

any

lot of

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]3

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

Professor Ahmed __________ teaching us __________ August, 2012.

had been, since

has been, since

was, for

has been, for

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]4

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

It's unfortunate that he died___________ cancer.

by

from

of

with

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]5

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

A fire broke ____________ in the neighbourhood.

out

away

off

from

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]6

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

I like reading journals ______________ novels.

most than

more than

the best

the less than

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]7

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

There is a lot of work __________ hand. Let's cancel ____________picnic.

on, a

in, a

in, the

upon, the

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]8

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

If you promise ____________ angry with me, I'll tell you what I broke.

not get

not getting

get not

not to get

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]9

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

They always give the available seats to __________________ comes.

whoever

whichever

whom

whomever

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]10

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

A thief does not _____________ the door.

knock

knock at

Knock on

knock to

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]11

Choose the correct spellings in question given below:

deceeve 

decieve 

diecieve 

deceive 

Concept: Spelling Test
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]12

Choose the correct spellings in question given below:

integrity 

intigerity 

integerety 

integerity 

Concept: Spelling Test
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]13

Choose the correct spellings in question given below:

berrister 

berister 

barisster 

barrister 

Concept: Spelling Test
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]14

Choose the correct spellings in question given below:

collaborat  

colaborate 

collaborrate 

collaborate

Concept: Spelling Test
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]15

Choose the correct spellings in question given below:

sacrilegious 

saereligious 

sacrilegiuos

sacribegous

Concept: Spelling Test
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]16

Complete the sentence with the correct options:

Her parents have arrived ___________ the airport.

at

in

to

on

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]17

Complete the sentence with the correct options:

They returned home _____________ a taxi.

on

with

from

in

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]18

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

I can't bear ___________ late.

been

being

to

be

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]19

Complete the sentence with the correct options:

I have never come ______________ any one as rude as him.

at

across

to

around

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]20

Fill in the blank by choosing the most appropriate option:

Mani, along with his friends, ________________ for basketball practice every morning.

goes

are going

go

were going

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]21

Given below is a foreign language phrase that is commonly used. Choose the correct meaning for the phrase.

Ab initio

from the very beginning

high initiative

things done later

without initiative

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]22

Choose the exact meaning of the idiom/phrase.

“Amicus curiae” means:

One of the judges of the court 

One among the expert witnesses in a case 

A friend of the court

One among the parties to the dispute

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]23

Choose the exact meaning of the idiom/phrase.

“Faux pas” means:

expected to happen 

social blunder 

fake identity

false

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]24

Some idioms given below are commonly used. Choose the correct meaning for each of the idioms.

To bury the hatchet

To fight with the hatchet 

To forget the enmity 

To bury the treasure under ground

To pick up enmity

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]25

Choose the correct option of the following question.

Your grammar is very good, but you need to work on correcting your pronunciation.

Your grammar is very good, but you need to work on managing your pronunciation.

Your grammar is very good, but you need to work on repairing your pronunciation.

Your grammar is very good, but you need to work on modifying your pronunciation. 

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]26

Choose the correct option of the following question.

Please stop interfering with my romantic life.

Please stop interfering into my romantic life. 

Please stop interfering for my romantic life. 

Please stop interfering in my romantic life.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]27

Choose the correct option of the following question.

The film star climbed off the car and smiled at the people. 

The film star come out of the car and smiled at the people

The film star got out of the car and smiled at the people. 

The film star got off the car and smiled at the people.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]28

Choose the correct option of the following question.

The Titanic did not reach it’s destination.

The Titanic did not reach her destination.

The Titanic did not reach their destination.

The Titanic did not reach his destination.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]29

Complete the proverb, in the following questions:

______________ waters run ____________.

Hot, fast

Muddy, slow

Stagnant, leisurely

Still, deep

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]30

Complete the proverb, in the following question:

When _____________ is bliss, it is ______ to be wise.

ignorance, folly

knowledge, better

romance, boring

romance, boring

Concept: Fill in the Blanks (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]31

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

The passage is _____________.

an argumentative essay

a process essay.

an expository essay

a descriptive essay

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]32

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

Immanuel's interest in dynamites influenced Alfred's inclination for working ___________.

with explosives

for humanity

with contradiction

for the Nobel Peace Prize

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]33

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

Working with arms and ammunition helped Alfred to amass _________.

wealth

enemies

popularity

intelligence

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]34

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

One of the paradoxes in Alfred's life was that he was ___________.

lonely yet rich

occupied yet lonely

intelligent yet lonely

hard-working but a failure

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]35

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

Alfred established the Nobel Prizes to ____________.

use his wealth for hard-working people.

honour only those people who are intelligent.

remind people of his achievements.

ease his guilt and promote work for the betterment of mankind.

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]36

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

The Manhattan Project was initiated _____________.

in honour of Einstein.

to carry out nuclear research.

to protect the Nazis.

to bomb Hiroshima.

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]37

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

Einstein had the impression that the Germans would __________.

be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb.

bomb Hiroshima.

be successful in making the world's first atomic bomb.

work for humanity.

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]38

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

The paradox, 'it's certain that nothing is certain in life', indicates the writer's

persuasive nature

scientific mind

hatred for scientists

analytical mind

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]39

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

In paragraph 4, the word 'accomplished' means ___________.

made an effort to do something.

won awards.

worked hard.

completed successfully.

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
[1]40

Read the given passage carefully and answer the questions given after the passage:

1. Often, we passionately pursue matters that in the future appear to be contradictory to our real intention or nature; and triumph is followed by remorse or regret. There are numerous examples of such a trend in the annals of history and contemporary life. 

2. Alfred Nobel was the son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor who experimented extensively with explosives. Alfred too carried out research and experiments with a large range of chemicals; he found new methods to blast rocks for the construction of roads and bridges; he was engaged in the development of technology and different weapons; his life revolved around rockets and cannons and gun powder. The ingenuity of the scientist brought him enough wealth to buy the Bofors armament plant in Sweden.

3. Paradoxically, Nobel's life was a busy one yet he was lonely; and as he grew older, he began suffering from guilt of having invented the dynamite that was being used for destructive purposes. He set aside a huge part of his wealth to institute Nobel Prizes. Besides honouring men and women for their extraordinary achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine and literature, he wished to honour people who worked for the promotion of peace.

4. It's strange that the very man whose name was closely connected with explosives and inventions that helped in waging wars willed a large part of his earnings for the people who work for the promotion of peace and the benefit of mankind. The Nobel Peace Prize is intended for a person who has accomplished the best work for fraternity among nations, for abolition or reduction of war and for promotion of peace.

5. Another example that comes to one's mind is that of Albert Einstein. In 1939, fearing that the Nazis would win the race to build the world's first atomic bomb, Einstein urged President Franklin D Roosevelt to launch an American programme on nuclear research. The matter was considered and a project called the Manhattan Project was initiated. The project involved intense nuclear research the construction of the world's first atomic bomb. All this while, Einstein had the impression that the bomb would be used to protect the world from the Nazis. But in 1945, when Hiroshima was bombed to end World War II, Einstein was deeply grieved and he regretted his endorsement of the need for nuclear research.

6. He also stated that had he known that the Germans would be unsuccessful in making the atomic bomb, he would have probably never recommended making one. In 1947, Einstein began working for the cause of disarmament. But, Einstein's name still continues to be linked with the bomb. 
Man's fluctuating thoughts, changing opinions, varying opportunities keep the mind in a state of flux. Hence, the paradox of life: it's certain that nothing is certain in life.

In the fifth paragraph, the word 'endorsement' means

making a promise to do something.

expressing one's regret

expressing one's opposition

expressing one's approval or support

Concept: Comprehension Passages (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] English Language
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
[1]41

Choose the most appropriate option:

The "Paris Agreement" was adopted in the twenty-first session of Conference of Parties in the month of:

February, 2016

November, 2015

December, 2015

January, 2016

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]42

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which State of India was declared in January 2016 as the "first organic farming State of India"?

Haryana

Punjab

Kerala

Sikkim

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]43

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which day is celebrated as "World Consumer Rights Day"?

15th March

5th June

5th September

15th July

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]44

Choose the most appropriate option:

Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, in March 2016, launched an ambitious program "Setu Bharatam". The program is aimed at:

Making all National Highways railway level crossing free by 20

Linking all major cities and towns by rail, air and road by 2019.

Providing travel concession to senior citizens throughout India.

Providing travel concession to women and children throughout India.

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]45

Choose the most appropriate option:

In which of the following States / Union Territories, the Election Commission has decided to hold election in a single phase on May 16, 2016?

Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.

West Bengal, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

West Bengal, Kerala and Assam.

Assam, Kerala and Pondicherry.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]46

The Parliament of which country became first Parliament in the world to run entirely on Solar Power?

Pakistan

India

Japan

UK

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]47

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who is the Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission?

Justice Balakrishnan

Justice B.S. Chauhan

Justice D.K. Jain

Justice H.L. Dattu

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]48

Choose the most appropriate option:

Punjabi has become the ______________ most common language inthe Parliament of Canada.

second

fourth

fifth

third

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]49

Choose the most appropriate option:

In January 2016, at the first stage, the Union Ministry of Urban Development unveiled the list of ________ cities for smart cities mission out of 98 shortlisted cities:

20

25

15

30

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]50

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Under the Constitution of India the official language of the Union is:

Hindi in Devanagari Script

English and Hindi

Hindi

English

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]51

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Power to summon the Houses of the Parliament is vested with:

President

Vice­ president

Prime Minister

Speaker and Vice­ president

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]52

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Which state has become the first state to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level?

Punjab

Kerala

Telangana

Andhra Pradesh

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]53

Choose the most appropriate option:

Name the Indian Gymnast who has become the first female Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.

Bisweshwari Nandi

Anjubala

Rupinder Kaur

Dipa Karmakar

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]54

Choose the most appropriate option:

In April 2016, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited India. Their names are:

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince Charles and Cathy

Prince Robert and Kateler

Prince Hillery and Victoria.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]55

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who was crowned as the winner of Femina Miss India 2016 and who will represent India at the Miss World pageant?

Pankhuri Gidwani

Sushruthi Krishna

Sushobita Kapoor

Priyadarshini Chatterjee

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]56

Choose the most appropriate option:

In 2015, Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi launched a new campaign, "Start up India, Stand up India". The campaign is aimed at:

Promoting Swatch Bharat

Promoting bank financing for start ups and offer incentives to boost entrepreneurship and job creation.

Promoting free education to all children below the age of 14 years and assuring them jobs after obtaining higher education.

Making India Digital

Concept: Economic Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]57

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who is the President of Sri Lanka?

K. Sripavan

Ranil Wickramasinghe

Jayavardane

Maithripala Sirisena

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]58

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India signed the "Paris Agreement on Climate Change" in April 2016 at:

Geneva

Paris

New York

New Delhi

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]59

Choose the most appropriate option:

The direction to hold floor test to prove majority in the Legislative Assembly of Uttarakhand, to be held on 10th May 2016 has been given on 6th May 2016, by :

The Governor of Uttarakhand

The Supreme Court of India

The High Court of Uttarakhand

The President of India

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]60

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who was the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly in framing the Indian Constitution?

Sir B.N. Rau

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]61

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who is the Chairperson of NITI Aayog?

Ms. Sushma Swaraj

Ms. Sushmita Mahajan

Sh. Narendra Modi

Sh. Arun Jately

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]62

Choose the most appropriate option:

The Constitution One Hundredth Amendment Act, 2015 was enacted to give effect to:

the transfer of certain territories by India to Bangladesh and transfer of certain territories from Bangladesh to India

the acquiring of territories by India from Bangladesh.

National Judicial Appointment Commission

transfer of certain territories by India to Bangladesh.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]63

Choose the most appropriate option:

A Japanese maglev, which is the fastest passenger train in the world, has broken its own record in 2015. The train reached ____________kmph in the test run.

603

503

453

403

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]64

Choose the most appropriate option:

In case the President of India wants to resign, he shall address his resignation to the:

Vice­-President

Chief Election Commissioner

Prime Minister

Chief Justice of India

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]65

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Who has written the book "Indomitable Spirit"?

Justice Krishna Iyer

Sh. Narendra Modi

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Ms. Arundhati Roy

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]66

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"Beyond the Lines ­ An Autobiography" is authored by:

Mr. Arun Shourie

Mr. Kuldip Nayar

Justice Krishna Iyer

Mr. Soli Sarab Ji

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
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[1]67

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Parliament of India consists of:

Council of States

President, House of the People and Council of States

House of the People and Council of States

House of the People

Concept: Polity Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]68

Choose the most appropriate option:

The maximum number of 'Smokeless Villages' are found in the State of:

Rajasthan

Punjab

Telangana

Karnataka

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]69

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The maximum number of 'Smokeless Villages' are found in the State of:

Rajasthan

Punjab

Telangana

Karnataka

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]70

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who lit the torch from the sun's rays reflected in a parabolic mirror during the Olympic flame lighting ceremony for the Rio 2016 Olympic games at the site of ancient Olympia in Greece on 22nd April 2016?

Ronaldo

Katerina Lehou

Joanie Laureh aka Chyna

Katerina Kaif

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]71

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Which country is the first developed nation to default on debt of IMF?

Japan

UK

Greece

USA

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]72

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who is the Chairman of National Green Tribunal?

Justice R.C. Lahoti

Justice Bhandhari

Justice Swatanter Kumar

Justice Balakrishna Reddy

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]73

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Which state has the largest number of foreign students in India?

Maharashtra

Uttar Pradesh

Karnataka

Haryana

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]74

Choose the most appropriate option:

Country's first 'visually­ challenged friendly' railway station is:

Tirupathi

Varanasi

New Delhi

Mysuru

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]75

Choose the most appropriate option:

In case of death of both the President and Vice­President of India, who shall act as the President of India?

Attorney General of India

Prime Minister

Chief Justice of India

The Parliament will nominate from among its Members

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]76

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which organization has the motto 'Be Prepared'?

National Cadet Corps
 
 

National Service Scheme

National Disaster Management Authority

Boys' Scout

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]77

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The highest peace time gallantry award Ashok Chakra was awarded posthumously during 2016 to: 

Mohan Nath Goswami

Mahendra Singh

Rajesh Atra

Jagdish Chand

Concept: Awards Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]78

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The country which cloned a buffalo calf first is:

Denmark

U. S. A.

Sweden

India

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]79

Choose the most appropriate option:

The largest diaspora in the world is from:

South Africa

Mexico

China

India

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]80

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Name the country that has six Deputy Prime Ministers.

Nigeria

Nicaragua

Nepal

Maldives

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]81

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Who has scored the fastest century in a Test Cricket match?

Brendon McCullum, New Zealand

A B de Villiers, South Africa

Misbah Ul Haq, Pakistan

Vivian Richards, West Indies

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]82

Choose the most appropriate option:

Mars is also known as the:

Blue planet

Red planet

Brown Planet

Green Planet

Concept: Geography Current Affair (Enterance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]83

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Who has conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award during August 2015?

Dhoni

Saina Nehwal

Sania Mirza

Virat Kohli

Concept: Awards Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]84

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The Rajya Sabha in April 2016 passed two Bills, which had already been passed by the Lok Sabha earlier, repealing certain outdated/old laws. The Bills intended to repeal:

315 laws

1053 laws

153 laws

513 laws

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]85

Choose the most appropriate option:

At the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held at Doha in February 2016, who among women won the gold medal in Long Jump?

Olga Rypakova of Khazakstan

Mayooka Johny of India

Irina Ektova of Khazagstan

Prajusha of India

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]86

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___________ is the fastest planet to revolve around the Sun.

Jupiter

Mars

Mercury

Venus
Concept: Geography Current Affair (Enterance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]87

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Who is the Union Finance Minister of India?

Mr. Rajnath Singh

Mr. Arun Jaitly

Ms. Sushma Swaraj

Mr. D.V. Sadananda Gowda

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]88

Choose the most appropriate option:

In an attempt to curb black money, the Government has made PAN mandatory for all financial transactions exceeding Rupees:

2 lakhs

1 lakhs

3 lakhs

4 lakhs

Concept: Economic Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]89

Choose the most appropriate option:

Who is the author of "Crime & Punishment"?

Harold Joseph Laski

Karl Marx

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Geoffrey Chaucer

Concept: Static General Knowledge (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
[1]90

Choose the most appropriate option:

The Currency of Thailand is:

Peseta

Baht

Rupee

Ringgit

Concept: Economic Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Current Affairs Including General Knowledge
MATHEMATICS
[1]91

Choose the most appropriate option:

What is the sum of all the natural numbers from 1 to 100?

5000

5050

6000

5052

Concept: HCF and LCM (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]92

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A patient in a hospital is given soup daily in a cylindrical bowl of diameter 7 cm. If the bowl is filled with soup to a height of 4 cm, how much soup the hospital has to prepare daily to serve 250 patients?

40 litres

38.5 litres

38 litres

39.5 litres

Concept: Area and Volume (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]93

Choose the most appropriate option:

The traffic lights at three different signal points change after every 45seconds, 75 seconds and 90 seconds respectively. If all change simultaneously at 7:20:15 hours, then they will change again simultaneously at

7:27:50 hours

7:27:45 hours

7:28:00 hours

7:27:30 hours

Concept: Clock and Calender (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]94

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A man buys Rs. 20 shares paying 9% dividend. The man expects to have an interest of 12% on his money. The market value of each share is:

Rs. 12

Rs.15

Rs. 21

Rs. 18

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]95

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The value of a machine depreciates every year at the rate of 10% on its value at the beginning of that year. If the present value of the machine is Rs. 729, its worth three years ago was:

Rs. 1000

Rs. 750.87

Rs. 800

Rs. 947.70

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]96

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60 kg of an alloy X is mixed with 100 kg of an alloy Y. If alloy X has lead and tin in the ratio of 3:2 and alloy Y has tin and copper in the ratio of 1:4, then the amount of tin in the new alloy is

53 kgs.

80 kgs.

44 kgs.

36 kgs.

Concept: Mixture and Alligations
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]97

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A library has an average of 510 VIS1tors on Sunday and 240 on the other days. The average number of visitors per day in a month of 30 days beginning with a Sunday is 

250

280

276

285

Concept: Average and Age
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]98

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The angles between the hands of a clock when the time is 4:25 am is:

14½ degrees

12½ degrees

17½ degrees

13½ degrees

Concept: Clock and Calender (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]99

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A shop gives 15% discount on the purchase of a T.V. If paid for in cash immediately, a further discount of 12% is given. If the marked price is Rs. 15,000, what is the price of the T.V if cash purchase is made?

Rs. 11,475

Rs. 11,220

Rs. 12,750

Rs. 10,950

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]100

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12 defective pens are accidentally mixed with 132 good ones. It is not possible to just look at a pen and tell whether or not it is defective. One pen is taken out at random from this lot. Determine the probability that the pen taken out is a good one.

`11/12`

`10/12`

`7/12`

`9/12`

Concept: Probability (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]101

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If the product of zeroes of the polynomial ax2 ­- 6x -­ 6 is 4, find the value of 'a'.

`-1/2`

`3/2`

`-3/2`

`1/2`

Concept: Ratio and Proportion (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]102

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A part of monthly hostel charges is fixed and the remaining depends on the number of days one has taken food in the mess. When a student A takes food for 20 days, she has to pay Rs. 1000 as hostel charges whereas a student B, who takes food for 26 days, pays Rs. 1180 as hostel charges. Find the fixed charges and the cost of food per day.

200, 20

400, 40

300, 30

400, 30

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]103

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A man earns ₹ 20 on the first day and spends ₹15 on the next day. He again earns ₹20 on the third day and spends ₹15 on the fourth day. If he continues to save in this way, how soon will he have ₹60 in hand?

on 12th day

on 24th day

on 17th day

on 27th day

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]104

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A train which is moving at an average speed of 40 kmph, reaches its destination on time. When its average speed reduces to 35 kmph, then it reaches its destination 15 minutes late. The distance travelled by train is:

30 kms

40 kms

70 kms

80 kms

Concept: Time, Distance and Speed(Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]105

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The mean of 72 items was found to be 63. If two of the items were mis­recorded as 27 and 9 instead of 72 and 90 respectively, find the correct mean.

64.25

64.75

63.25

65.75

Concept: Arithmatic (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]106

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A circular park, 42 m in diameter, has a path 3.5 m wide running around it on the outside. Find the cost of graveling the path at Rs. 4 per m2

Rs. 2002

Rs. 1652

Rs. 1672

Rs. 2048

Concept: Miscellaneous (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]107

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Two consecutive even positive integers, sum of the squares of whichis 1060 are:

16 and 18

12 and 14

22 and 24

20 and 22

Concept: Number System (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]108

The number of ‘three digit numbers’ which are multiples of 9 are:

101

99

100

98

Concept: Number System (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]109

The number of ‘three digit numbers’ which are multiples of 9 are:

101

99

100

98

Concept: Number System (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
[1]110

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If a boy is standing at the top of the tower and another boy is at the ground at some distance from the foot of the tower, then the angle of elevation and depression between the boys when both look at each other will be:

Equal

Cannot be predicted for relation

Angle of depression will be greater

Angle of elevation will be greater

Concept: Miscellaneous (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Quantitative Techniques
LEGAL APTITUDE
[1]111

Principle: Acceptance of the proposal must be the exact mirror image of the proposal.

Facts: 'A‘ made a proposal to 'B‘ to sell a chair for Rs. 500. 'B‘ is desirous of buying the said chair for Rs. 400.  

B has accepted the proposal of A. 

B has not accepted the proposal of A. 

It is not clear if B has accepted the proposal of A. 

It is not clear whether A made a proposal to B. 

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]112

Principle: The sale of liquor is illegal. All agreements relating to prohibited items do not exist in the eyes of law.  

Facts:  'A‘ entered into an agreement with 'B‘ for the sale of liquor. 'A‘ failed to supply the agreed quantity of liquor to B. 

B can bring legal action against A. 

B cannot bring any legal action against A. 

A can bring legal action against B. 

A and B can initiate appropriate legal proceedings against each other. 

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]113

Principle: Mere silence as to facts likely to affect the decision of a person to enter into a contract is not a fraud.

Facts: A sells to B (A‘s daughter who is a minor) a horse which A  knows to be unsound.  A says nothing to B about the unsoundness of the horse.

A has committed fraud 

A has committed no fraud 

There cannot be a contract between a father and daughter 

The daughter did not ask therefore the father did not tell, hence no fraud 

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Principle: Where a person lawfully does anything for another person, or delivers anything to him, not intending to do so or to provide gratuitously, and such other person takes the benefit of that; the latter is bound to compensate the former for something is done or thing provided, or to restore, the thing so delivered.

Facts: Trader 'A' delivers certain eatables at B's house by mistake. 'B' consumed the eatables without asking anything. Which of the following derivations is correct?

'B' is bound to pay 'A' for the eatables.

'B' is not bound to pay 'A' for the eatables.

'B' can be made liable to pay for the eatables, only if 'A' establishes an express contract between 'A' and 'B'.

It is the discretion of 'B' to make payment to 'A'

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Principle: The communication of a proposal is complete when it comes to the knowledge of the person to whom it is made.

Facts: 'A‘ sent a letter making a proposal to 'B‘ to purchase the house of B.  

The communication of the proposal is complete when A sent the letter. 

The communication of the proposal is complete when B‘s wife received it. 

The communication of the proposal is complete when B‘s wife handed over the letter to B. 

The communication of the proposal is complete when B reads the letter.

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Principle: An agreement without free consent can be enforced only at the option of the party whose consent was not free.

Facts:  A obtains the consent of B to enter into an agreement by putting a gun on the head of B‘s girlfriend. 

B can enforce the agreement. 

B cannot enforce the agreement. 

A can enforce the agreement. 

Neither A nor B can enforce the agreement. 

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Principle: A person, who is usually of unsound mind, but occasionally normal, may make a contract when he is not of unsound mind.

Facts: 'A' generally remains in the state of unsound mind and rarely becomes capable of understanding the things.

'A' can make a contract at any time whenever he pleases.

'A' can make a contract only for his own benefit.

'A' can make a contract when normal.

'A' can never make a contract.

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Principle: Law never enforces an impossible promise.  

Facts:  'A‘ made a promise to 'B‘ to discover treasure by magic. 

Law will enforce the promise. 

Law will not enforce the promise. 

Law will enforce the promise only at the option of A. 

Law will enforce the promise only at the option of B. 

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Principle: An agreement may be entered into orally, in writing, or by conduct.    

Facts:  'A‘ went to the shop of 'B‘ and picked a toothbrush and gave a cheque of Rupees twenty to B and left the shop. 

A entered into an agreement with B. 

A did not enter into an agreement with B. 

Payment of tooth brush cannot be made through a cheque. 

A should have carried a currency note of Rupees twenty to make the payment. 

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Principle:
1. Wagering agreements are void.
2. Collateral agreements to wagering contracts are valid.

Facts: XYZ Bank lends Rs. 40, 000 to Sabu in order to enable him to award as a prize to Randeep who is the winner of horse race. Later Sabu refuses to pay the prize stating that horse racing is wagering agreement. Can XYZ Bank recover money from Sabu?

No, as it is a wagering contract.

Bank can recover money from Sabu so that payment of prize m oney can be made to Randeep.

Yes, as it is only a collateral agreement to horse racing and therefore the bank can recover the money from Sabu.

Horse racing is illegal and therefore XYZ Bank cannot recover a nything from Sabu.

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Principle: Whoever takes away any moveable thing from the land of any person without that person‘s consent is said to commit theft.  

Facts:  During his visit to the home of C, A asks B, the son of C, to accompany A to a forest. Neither A nor B informs C in this regard. B accompanies A to the forest.   

A has committed theft.   

A has not committed theft. 

A has committed theft as soon as he entered the home of C. 

A has not committed theft till B did not accompany him. 

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Principle: Whoever does not arrest the killer and report the matter to the concerned authorities commits an offence.

Facts: 'A', a woman, sees 'B', another woman, killing a third woman 'C'. 'A' neither attempted to arrest 'B' nor informed the concerned authorities.

'B' has not committed an offence.

'A' has not committed an offence.

'B' has committed an offence.

'A' has committed an offence.

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Principle: Causing an effect partly by an act and partly by an omission is an offense.  

Facts: A did not provide any food to his daughter D. He also confined D in a room. Consequently, D died. 

A committed the offence of not providing food to D. 

A committed the offence of confining D. 

A committed the offence of killing D. 

A committed no offence.

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Principle: Nothing is an offence, which is done by accident or misfortune, and without any criminal intention or knowledge in the doing of a lawful act in a lawful manner by lawful means and with proper care and caution.

Facts: 'A' takes up a gun, not knowing whether it is loaded or not, points it playfully at 'B' and pulls the trigger. Consequently, 'B' falls dead.

B's death is accidental, as 'A' did not have the knowledge that th e gun is loaded.

B's death is accidental, as 'A' had no intention to kill 'B'.

B's death is accidental, as 'A' was just pointing the gun playfully at 'B'

B's death is not accidental, as there was want of proper care and caution on the part of 'A'.

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Principle: Whoever by words publishes any imputation concerning any person is said to defame that person.

Facts: During a marriage ceremony, A circulated a pamphlet saying the sister of the bride 'S‘ is a thief, she has stolen the shoes of the bridegroom. 

A defamed S

A did not defame S 

A defamed the bridegroom 

A defamed the bride 

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Principle: One who dishonestly mis­appropriates or converts to his own use or sells any movable property belonging to another, is guilty of the offence of misappropriation.

Facts: 'A' takes property belonging to 'Z' out of Z's possession, in good faith, believing when he takes it, that the property belongs to himself. Subsequently, 'A', on discovering his mistake, without disclosing the actual facts, dishonestly sells the property to a stranger.

'A' is not guilty because when he took the property, he believed in good faith that it belonged to him.

'A' is guilty of an offence of misappropriation.

'A' may be guilty of theft but not for misappropriation.

'A' is not guilty as the property can be recovered from the stranger.

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Principle: Law does not penalise for wrongs which are of trivial nature.

Facts: In the course of a discussion, 'A' threw a file of papers at the table which touched the hands of 'B'.

'A' is liable for insulting 'B'.

'A' is not liable for his act, as it was of trivial nature.

'A' is liable for his act, as the file touched 'B's hand.

'A' is liable for his act, as it assaulted 'B'.

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Principle: Nothing is an offence which is done by a child under twelve years of age, who has not attained sufficient maturity of understanding to judge the nature and consequences of his conduct on that occasion.

Facts: Himesh, 11 years old boy, picks up a gold ring worth Rs 5000/-­ lying on a table in his friend's house and immediately sells it for Rs 2000/­, and misappropriates the money.

Himesh would be protected under the principle stated above be cause he is below 12 years of age.

Himesh would not be protected under the principle stated above because his acts show that he was sufficiently mature to understand the nature and consequences of his conduct.

Himesh would be protected under the principle stated above because his acts show that he was not sufficiently mature to understand the nature and consequences of his conduct.

Himesh would not be protected under the principle stated above because, irrespective of the age, stealing is an offence.

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Principles:

• A person is said to abet the doing of a thing when he instigates any other person to do that thing.

• Mere acquiescence, however, does not amount to instigation.

Facts: 'A' says to 'B': I am going to kill 'C'." And, 'B' replies: "Do as you wish and take the consequences"; whereafter 'A' kills 'C'.

'B' is jointly liable with 'A' for killing 'C'.

'B' has not abetted 'A' to kill 'C'.

'B' has abetted 'A' by conspiracy.

'B' abetted 'A' to kill 'C'.

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Principle: Killing is not murder if the offender, whilst deprived of the power of self­control by intense and sudden provocation, causes the death of the person who gave the provocation.

Facts: 'A', a man found his girlfriend sleeping, in her own bedroom, with another man named 'B'. 'A' did not do anything but went to his home, picked a gun and cartridges, returned to the girl friend's bedroom with a loaded gun but found the place empty. After fifteen days he saw his girlfriend dining in a restaurant. Without waiting for even a second, 'A' fired five bullets at his girlfriend who died on the spot.

'A' could have killed both 'B' and his girlfriend.

'A' did not kill his girlfriend under intense and sudden provocation.

'A' could have killed 'B' instead of his girl friend.

'A' killed his girlfriend under intense and sudden provocation.

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Principle: Intentional application of force to another person is actionable in law.

Facts: 'P' and 'D' are unknown to each other. When 'P' is about to sit on a chair, 'D' intentionally pulls it away as a result of which 'P' falls on to the floor and is injured.

'D' is not liable as such jokes are common in the society

'D' is not liable as 'P' is not seriously injured.

'D' is liable as he intentionally caused injury to P.

'D' is not liable as the injury is not directly caused.

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Principle: There are certain acts which, though harmful, are not wrongful in law; therefore, do not give legal right to bring action in law, to the person who suffers from such acts.

Facts: 'Prakash' has a rice mill. His neighbor, Shanti, sets up another rice mill and offers a tough competition to Prakash. As a consequence, Prakash's profits fall down. He brings a suit against Shanti for damages.

Prakash can succeed in his claim as it is a case of actual damages

Prakash cannot succeed in his claim for damages, as it is a case of damage without infringement of any legal right.

Prakash can succeed in his claim for damages, as it is a case of damage as a result of infringement of his legal right.

Prakash may succeed in his claim for damages, as it is a case of loss to his business.

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Principles: A servant is one who is employed to do some work for his employer (master). He is engaged under a contract of service. He works directly under the control and directions of his master. · In general, the master is vicariously liable for those torts (wrongful acts) of his servant which are done by the servant in the course of his employment.

Facts: 'M' appointed 'D' exclusively for the purpose of driving his tourist vehicle. 'M' also appointed 'C' exclusively for the purpose of performing the work of a conductor for the tourist vehicle. During one trip, at the end of the journey, 'C', while 'D' was not on the driver's seat, and apparently for the purpose of turning the vehicle in the right direction for the next journey, drove it through the street at high speed, and negligently injured 'P'.

'M' could not be made liable for the act of 'C', as his (C's) act of driving the vehicle was not in the course of his employment.

'M' could be made liable for the act of 'C', as his (C's) act of driving the vehicle was within his scope of employment.

'M' could be made liable for the act of 'C', as 'C' was employed under a contract of service.

'M' is not liable as he was not present at the time of accident.

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Principles: 

  • An independent contractor is one who is employed to do some work of his employer. He is engaged under a contract for services. He undertakes to produce a given result, and in the actual execution of the work, he is not under the direct control or following directions of his employer. He may use his own discretion in execution of the work assigned.
  • In general, an employer is not liable for the torts (wrongful acts) of his independent contractor. But, the employer may be held liable if he directs him to do some careless acts.

Facts: Ramesh hired a taxi­cab to go to Delhi Airport. As he started late from his home, he kept on urging the taxi­driver to drive at a high speed and driver followed the directions; and ultimately due to high speed an accident took place causing injuries to a person.

Ramesh would not be held liable for damages because the driver was an independent contractor and not his servant.

Ramesh would not be liable as car was not owned by him.

Ramesh would be held liable for damages as he exercised the control by giving directions to the driver

Ramesh would not be held liable for damages because Ramesh did not know the consequences of such rash driving.

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Principle: Defamation is the publication of a statement that tends to lower reputation of a person in the estimation of other members of the society generally.

Facts: 'A' writes a highly offensive and derogatory letter about 'B', and sends it directly to 'B' in a sealed cover.

'A' is liable to 'B' for defamation, as the letter is highly offensive and derogatory and is directly sent to 'B'.

'A' is liable to 'B' for defamation, as the letter is highly offensive and derogatory.

'A' is liable to 'B' for defamation, as it has hurt his (B's) self­esteem.

'A' is not liable to 'B' for defamation since there is no publication to any other person in whose estimation the reputation of 'B' could be brought down.

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Principle: False imprisonment is a tort (wrong) which means the total restraint of a person's liberty without lawful justification.

Facts: A part of a public road had been closed for spectators of a boat race. 'P' wanted to enter but he was prevented by 'D' and other policemen because he had not paid the admission fee. 'P' was able to enter the enclosure by other means but was unable to go where he wanted to go. The policemen refused access to where he wanted to go but allowed him to remain where he was or to go back. 'P' remained within the enclosure and refused to leave. Subsequently, 'P' sued 'D' for false imprisonment.

It was a case of false imprisonment, but 'D' could not be made liable for it.

'D' could not be made liable for false imprisonment, as he did not totally restrict P's movements.

'D' could be made liable for false imprisonment, as he did restrict P's movements.

'D' could not be made liable for false imprisonment as he has not touched him.

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Principle: Consent is a good defence for civil action in tort. But consent must include both knowledge of risk and assumption of risk, i.e, readiness to bear harm.

Facts: A lady passenger was aware that the driver of the cab, in which she opted to travel was little intoxicated. The cab met with an accident and lady got injured.

Lady can refuse to pay the fare as she had suffered injuries.

Lady is entitled to claim compensation as she only knew about risk and there was no assumption of risk.

Lady is not entitled to claim compensation as she had knowled ge of the risk.

Driver can take the plea that he was lightly intoxicated.

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Principle: Consent is a good defence in a civil action for tort but the act should be the same for which consent was given.

Fact: 'B' was formally invited by 'A' to his house. 'B' after sitting for some time in drawing room, moved to the bedroom of the house. 'A' sued 'B' for trespass.

'B' has offended 'A' by moving to bedroom.

'B' has interfered with privacy of 'A'

'B' has committed trespass as there was no consent of 'A' for entry in the Bedroom.

'B' has committed no trespass as he entered the house with 'A's consent.

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Principle: A person is said to have committed assault when apprehension is caused in the mind of a person that he is about to use physical force against his body.

Facts: 'A' abuses 'B' while he was sitting in a moving train, by aggressively shaking his fists when 'B' was standing on the railway platform at a distance.

'A' has caused fear of assault in the mind of 'B'.

'A' has committed assault against 'B'.

A has not committed assault against 'B'.

'A' has caused apprehension of assault in the mind of 'B'.

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Principle: Copyright law protects only work. 'Work' means cinematographic film but does not include performance by an actor in a cinematographic film.

Facts: Alia Bhatt acted in a movie.

The acting of Alia Bhatt can be protected as film producer's work.

The acting of Alia Bhatt can be protected under copyright law as professional work.

The acting of Alia Bhatt cannot be protected under copyright law.

The acting of Alia Bhatt can be protected under copyright law only as an artistic work.

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Given below is a Statement of legal principle followed by a factual situation. Apply the principle to the facts given below and select the most appropriate answer.

Principle: Letters or words not describing the quality of things can be registered as a trademark.

Facts: Ram made an application for registration of alphabet 'B' written in a fancy style as a trademark to be applied on packets and cartons of shoes manufactured by him.

The alphabet 'B' cannot be registered as trade mark because it is an English letter.

The alphabet 'B' can be registered as trade mark because it describes the quality of things.

The alphabet 'B' can be registered as trademark.

The alphabet 'B' cannot be registered as trademark because it belongs to humanity.

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Principle: Import means bringing some consignment into India from a foreign country.

Facts: A consignment from Sri Lanka entered the territorial waters of India. However, this consignment never crossed the Indian custom barrier nor did it enter into the stream of commerce in India.

The consignment was not imported into India.

The consignment will only be imported into India when it crosses the Indian custom barrier.

The consignment was imported into India.

The consignment will only be imported into India when it enters into the stream of commerce in India.

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Principle: A condition to a contract can also be complied with after the happening of the event to which such a condition is attached.

Facts: 'A' promises to pay Rs. 5000 to 'B' on the condition that he shall marry with the consent of 'C', 'D' and 'E'. 'B' marries without the consent of 'C', 'D' and 'E', but obtains their consent after the marriage.

'B' has not fulfilled the condition.

'B' has fulfilled the condition.

'B's marriage is not valid.

The condition is illegal.

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Principle: The existence of all the alleged facts is relevant whether they occurred at the same time and place or at different times and places.

Facts: A, a citizen of England, is accused of committing the murder of B in India by taking part in a conspiracy hatched in England. 

The facts that A accused of commission of murder and of conspiracy are relevant facts 

Only the fact that A is accused of committing the murder of B is relevant 

Only the fact that A is accused of the conspiracy hatched in England is relevant 

A citizen of England cannot be tried in India 

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Principle: In cases where there is an infringement of legal right even without any actual loss or damage, the person whose right is infringed has a cause of action.

Facts: 'P' was wrongfully prevented by the Returning Officer from ex ercising his vote in an assembly election. However, the candidate for whom he wanted to caste his vote won the election. Still, he ('P') brou ght an action claiming damages. Which of the following derivations is correct?

'P' would succeed in his action, as it is mandatory to cast vote.

'P' would not succeed in his action, as the candidate for whom h e wanted to give his vote won the election.

'P' would not succeed in his action, as he did not suffer any loss in that election.

'P' would succeed in his action, as he was wrongfully prevented from exercising his legal right of voting in that election.

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
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[1]146

Choose the most appropriate option:

'alibi' means a plea by an accused person that he

was present elsewhere

remained in judicial custody.

underwent preventive detention.

was facing trial.

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]147

Choose the most appropriate option:

'obiter dicta' means-

Basis of judicial decision

Judgment of a court in the case before it.

An opinion given by the court not necessary for the decision.

Direction by a judge.

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[1]148

Choose the most appropriate option:

'Audi alteram partem' means

Not connected to facts.

Following the substantive law.

A transferee cannot retransfer.

Giving the opportunity of hearing of the other side.

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Choose the most appropriate option:

'lis pendens' means-

Awaited information

On the basis of evidence.

Decision awaited.

A pending suit.

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]150

Choose the most appropriate option:

'persona non grata' means-

Non­-performance of promise.

Non-­person

An unacceptable person

Ungrateful person.

Concept: Study of Law (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]151

Choose the most appropriate option:

As per law the minimum age for the marriage of a boy and a girl in India is­-

21 years in both cases

18 years and 21 years respectively

21 years and 18 years respectively

18 years in both cases

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Under the Constitution of India restriction on freedom of religion cannot be placed on the ground of­

Morality

Social justice

Health

Public order

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
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[1]153

Under the Constitution of India 'Right to Pollution Free Environment' has emerged as a fundamental right from the right to­-

Freedom of movement under Article 19

Equality under Article 14

Life and personal liberty under Article 21

Conserve culture under Article 29.

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]154

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which one of the following is not a Directive Principle of State Policy under Part IV of the Constitution of India?

Provision for just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief.

Organisation of village panchayats.

Promotion of adult education.

Promotion of International peace and security.

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]155

Choose the most appropriate option:

The object of which one of the following writs is to prevent a person to hold public office which he is not legally entitled to hold?

Mandamus

Quo warranto

Certiorari

Prohibition

Concept: Legal Fundamentals and Terms (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]156

Choose the most appropriate option:

The Supreme Court of India has struck down the Constitution (Ninety-ninth Amendment) Act, 2014 as unconstitutional. It is related to­

Land Exchange between India and Bangladesh

National Judicial Appointment Commission

Religious Rights

Jallikattu (Bull Fighting)

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]157

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which Indian State has prescribed minimum educational qualification for candidates contesting panchayat polls?

Gujarat

Kerala

Haryana

Punjab

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Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]158

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which among the following was described by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar as the "heart and soul of the Constitution of India"?

Freedom of Religion

Right to Constitutional Remedies

Right to equality

Right to move throughout the territory of India

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
Chapter: [0.01] Legal Reasoning
[1]159

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which among the following does not belong to the 'right to freedom of religion'?

Freedom from payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion

Freedom from attending religious instruction or religious worship in certain educational institutions

Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion

Freedom of speech and expression

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If an authority is holding information about another in a 'fiduciary capacity', the information under the Right to Information Act, 2005 may not be obtainable. 'Fiduciary relationship' is based on:

Authority

Trust

Law

Contract

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LOGICAL REASONING
[1]161

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

A and B are good in driving bus and car. C and A are good in driving cars and scooter. C, D and E are good at driving scooter and tractor. E and C are good at driving scooter and auto-rickshaw. D and B are good in driving bus and tractor.

Who is good in driving scooter, tractor and auto-rickshaw but not good in driving car?

A

D

C

E

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Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

A and B are good at driving bus and car. C and A are good at driving car and scooter. C, D and E are good at driving scooter and tractor. E and C are good at driving scooter and auto­ rickshaw. D and B are good at driving bus and tractor.

Who is good at driving scooter, tractor and bus?

C

B

A

D

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
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Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

A and B are good at driving bus and car. C and A are good at driving car and scooter. C, D and E are good at driving scooter and tractor. E and C are good at driving scooter and auto­ rickshaw. D and B are good at driving bus and tractor.

Who is good at driving tractor, scooter, car and auto­rickshaw but not bus?

C

B

D

A

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
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Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In the question, there is a statement and two assumptions numbered as I and II. Read the statement and find which of the given assumptions is implicit:

Statement: In the State of Zuminisia, people prefer to travel by X airline instead of Y airline, as X airline has advanced German security system and 99% on-time operations.

Assumptions:
I. Airline X with advanced German security system and record on-time operation is perceived better than airline Y.
II. Had advanced German security system and on-time performance record of Y airline been implemented, it would have been preferred over airline X.

Neither assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit.

Assumption II is implicit.

Assumption I is implicit.

Both Assumption I and Assumption II are implicit.

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]165

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In the question, there is a statement and two assumptions numbered as I and II. Read the statement and find which of the given assumptions is implicit:
Statement: To attend a convocation ceremony scheduled to be held on Thursday at GM University, Chennai, Mr. X left for Chennai on Tuesday by train.

Assumptions:
I. Mr. X may reach home on Saturday.

II. Mr. X may reach the University on Wednesday.

Assumption II is implicit

Neither assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit

Assumption I is implicit.

Both Assumption I and Assumption II are implicit.

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]166

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In the question, there is a statement and two assumptions numbered as I and II. Read the statement and find which of the given assumptions is implicit:
Statement: The next meeting of the executive board of a company will be held after six months.

Assumptions:
I. Existing executive board will be dissolved before six months. 
II. The company will remain in function after six months.

Assumption II is implicit

Assumption I is implicit

Both Assumption I and Assumption II are implicit.

Neither assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit.

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]167

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In a joint family, A, B, C, D, E, and F are the members. B is the son of C. A and C are husband and wife. C is not the mother of B. E is the brother of C. D is the daughter of A and F is the brother of B.

Who is the mother of B?

E

F

D

A

Concept: Blood Relationships (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]168

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In a joint family, A, B, C, D, E, and F are the members. B is the son of C. A and C are husband and wife. C is not the mother of B. E is the brother of C. D is the daughter of A and F is the brother of B.

Which of the following is a pair of females in the family?

DF

AE

AD

BD

Concept: Blood Relationships (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]169

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In the of the questions, two statements are numbered as I and II. There may be a cause and effect relationship between the two statements. The statements may be the effect of the same cause or an independent cause. The statements may be independent causes without having any relationship. 

Statement I: The Government, by legislation has decided to make all public information available to general public.
Statement II: Before passing legislation, general public did not have access to public information.

Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect

Both statements I and II are independent causes.

Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.

Both statements I and II are effects of independent causes.

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]170

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In the question, two statements are numbered as I and II. There may be a cause and effect relationship between the two statements. The statements may be the effect of the same cause or an independent cause. The statements may be independent causes without having any relationship. Read both the statements and mark your answer as:

Statement I: In last two years, there is a considerable reduction in cancellation of flights due to fog in North India.
Statement II: In last two years, there is a considerable improvement in passenger amenities on all airports of North India.

Both statements I and II are effects of independent causes.

Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.

Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.

Both statements I and II are independent causes.

Concept: Statement and Arguments (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]171

Examine the series and identify the missing number:

46, 44, 40, 38, 34, …

30

32

28

26

Concept: Series (Enterance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]172

In a bag, there are some diamonds. In another bag, there is one fourth the number more than the number of diamonds in the first bag. If the difference in the number of diamonds in the first and second bag is 3, how many diamonds are there in the first bag?

12

10

8

16

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]173

Choose the most appropriate option:

If Oceans are Deserts, then Waves are:

Sand Dunes

Ripples

Powerful

Water

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]174

Examine the following numbers and identify the next number:
45; 43; 40; 36; 31; 25; ….

17

23

29

18

Concept: Series (Enterance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]175

Choose the most appropriate option:

In certain code MAIL is written as ZNVY then how will FILM be written in that code?

MLIF

NORY

XLMP

SVYZ

Concept: Coding and Decoding
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]176

In a class, student X has 8th position from the top and 84th from the bottom. How many students are there in the class?

88

96

98

91

Concept: Ranking (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]177

Choose the most appropriate option:

Geeta is twice the present age of Seema. If age of Seema is 20 years now, how many years ago Geeta was three times Seema's age?

8

12

9

10

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]178

Mr. X, the President of a club arrived in a meeting at 10 minutes to 12:30 hrs. Mr. X came earlier by 20 minutes than the other participating members in the meeting, who arrived late by 30 minutes. At what time was the meeting scheduled?

12: 20 hrs

12: 10 hrs

12: 50 hrs

12: 40 hrs

Concept: Direction and Distance Test (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]179

There is some relationship between the figures given in the series. Find out the missing one from the alternatives given below.

Concept: Analogy (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]180

Find the odd one out of the following group.

Windshield, Spark plug, Clutch pedal, Car, Engine

Car

Spark Plug

Engine

Windshield

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]181

Which word in the following group DOES NOT belong to the others?

PROSPER, EXCITE, THRIVE, FLOURISH

Excite

Flourish

Thrive

Prosper

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]182

Choose the pair of words from the options that best represents a similar relationship as the one expressed in the following pair of words.

Waiter: Restaurant

Driver : Car

Teacher : School

Author : Book

Actor : Acting

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]183

Choose the most appropriate option:

This question consists of a related pair of words, followed by four pairs of words. Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship as the one expressed in the given pair of words:

Sanderling: Bird

Water: Fish

Frog: Toad

Cat: Mare

Mastiff: Dog

Concept: Alphabet and Numeric Test
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]184

You are given a 60 inch long ribbon, and you are instructed to cut 601 inch long strips out of this ribbon. The time taken to cut one strip is one second. So how long will it take to cut 60 strips?

1 minute and 1 second

1 minute

59 seconds

30 seconds

Concept: Direction and Distance Test (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]185

Choose the most appropriate option:

Identify the statement which cannot be false.

All radii of any given circle are of equal length.

Water evaporates at 100° C.

Democracy is the best form of government

Myopia is a congenital disorder.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]186

Choose the most appropriate option:

If it is true that 'All humans are imperfect', then which one of the following is necessarily true?

Every human is imperfect.

No humans are imperfect.

All imperfect beings are humans.

Some humans are not imperfect.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]187

Choose the most appropriate option:

If it is false that 'There is at least one octogenarian in the room', then which one of the following is probable? 

One person in the room is not an octogenarian.

No one in the room is an octogenarian.

All those who are in the room are octogenarians.

Some people in the room are not octogenarians

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]188

Choose the most appropriate option:

If it is false that 'Animals are seldom aggressive', then which one of the following statements conveys the same meaning?

All animals are always aggressive.

All animals are aggressive.

Sometimes animals are aggressive.

Sometimes animals are aggressive.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]189

If it is false that 'Men always pray to God', then which one of the following statements is true?

Men seldom pray to God.

Men always pray to God.

All men pray to God.

Some men pray to God.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]190

Identify the statement which cannot be true

Snow is white.

Black body radiation is a physical phenomenon.

Every natural number has a successor.

All bachelors are faithful to their wives.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]191

Choose the most appropriate option:

From among the given options, identify the statement which means the same as the statement 'The dual nature of light is an enigma'.

Light has distinct properties that make it unique.

Light is mysterious

Two contradictory descriptions of light presuppose a third description.

The nature of light is an enigma.

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]192

If it is true that 'Good governance implies law and order in society' then identify the statement which has to be accepted along with the given statement?

An able government very effectively uses laws to promote peace.

A strong government uses force to impose laws.

Law is indispensable for society.

A healthy society is governed by maximum number of laws.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]193

If it is true that 'Religious fundamentalism is dangerous to the society', then which one of the following statements can also be true?

Religious pluralism is dangerous to the society

Belief in any religion is dangerous to society.

Religion without reason is dangerous to the society

Disrespect for other religions is dangerous to society.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]194

Choose the most appropriate option:

Assume that both premises, 'No innocent person should be punished' and 'Socrates is innocent' are true. Then which one of the following options is necessarily true?

It is not proper to punish Socrates.

Socrates should not be punished.

Socrates is not punished.

Socrates may not be punished.

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]195

Identify the argument which cannot be accepted.

All wives are married. Therefore, all married people are wives.

All unmarried women are spinsters. Therefore, all spinsters are women.

All equilateral triangles are equiangular. Therefore, all equiangular triangles are equilateral.

All rainy days are wet days. Therefore, all wet days are rainy days.

Concept: Syllogism
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]196

Four statements are given below. Group two of them in such a way that one is logically incorrect and the other is verifiable as a matter of fact-

(a) The Sun does not rise in the East.
(b) A straight line is the shortest distance between any two points.
(c) Every circle has a center.
(d) The maximum duration of a total solar eclipse is about 7.5 minute.

[a, c]

[c, d]

[a, d]

[a, b]

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]197

Who among the following is the odd one in the following group of persons?

Chief Justice of India, Attorney General of India, Solicitor General, Advocate General

Solicitor General.

Advocate General.

Attorney General of India.

Chief Justice of India.

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]198

Choose the most appropriate option:

A, B, C and D have got some money with them. If A gives 8 rupees to B, B will have as much as C has and A will have 3 rupees less than what C has. Also if A takes 6 rupees from C, A will have twice as much money as D. If B and D together have 50 rupees, how much money does A and B have respectively?

40, 27

29, 32

32, 29

27, 40

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
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[1]199

Choose the most appropriate option:

A 2100 member team consisting of Team Leaders and Athletes is attending a National Athletic Meet. For every 20 Athletes, there is one Team Leader. How many Team Leaders would be there in the team?

105

110

95

100

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
[1]200

An old woman decided to divide her gold among her daughter and daughters-in-law. She first kept exactly half of the gold for her daughter. Then she divided the rest of her gold among her daughters-in-law. The eldest one got 26 grams more than the youngest daughter-in-law. The middle one got twice as the youngest one. If the eldest daughter-in -law got 66 grams of gold, how much was received by the daughter?

172 grams

186 grams

194 grams

192 grams

Concept: Direction and Distance Test (Entrance Exam)
Chapter: [0.01] Logical Reasoning
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