# RRB NTPC 29th March 2016 Shift 1

1.         Find the odd one out: Chicken pox, Rubella, Flu, Meningitis

A. Chicken pox

B. Rubella

C. Flue

D. Meningitis

2.         If a = ×, b = ÷ and c = +, find the value of 7a5c1b6

A. 4

B. 6

C. 5/3

D. 7

3.         Din–i–llahi was promoted by

A. Babur

C. Akbar

D. Humayun

4.         At a telephone exchange, three phones ring at intervals of 20 sec, 24 sec and 30 seconds. If they ring together at 11:25 a.m. when will they next ring together?

A. 11:29 a.m.

B. 11:27 a.m.

C. 11:51 a.m.

D. 12:29 p.m.

Comprehension:

The below table gives rice production in each year. Read and answer the following questions:

SubQuestions No.:5

5.         What is the increased percentage of production in 2009 compared to year 2005?

A. 38.1%

B. 29.2%

C. 52.3%

D. 46.3%

Comprehension:

The below table gives rice production in each year. Read and answer the following questions:

SubQuestions No.:6

6.         What was the average production of rice in the period 2005–2009?

A. 378

B. 389

C. 399

D. 412

Comprehension:

The below table gives rice production in each year. Read and answer the following questions:

SubQuestions No.:7

7.         What was the decline in production in year 2008 compared to 2007?

A. 40%

B. 51%

C. 67%

D. 45%

8.         In which year was RBI nationalized?

A. 1969

B. 1947

C. 1949

D. 1974

9.         If ! = ÷, # = +, ^ = ×, the calculate the value of 32!4^7#5.

A. 58

B. 61

C. 64

D. 55

10.       Which is the largest fresh water lake in the World?

A. Lake Victoria

B. Lake Erie

C. Lake Superior

D. Lake Ontario

11.       Which of the following is the name of medieval Indian book on mathematics?

A. Vastushastra

B. Leelavati

D. Roopmati

Comprehension:

Bindu is standing exactly in the middle of a line of girls. Asha is 6 th to the left of Bindu and Ritu is 16th to Bindu’s right.

SubQuestions No.:12

12.       What is Asha’s position in the line?

A. 22

B. 12

C. 18

D. 11

Comprehension:

Bindu is standing exactly in the middle of a line of girls. Asha is 6 th to the left of Bindu and Ritu is 16th to Bindu’s right.

SubQuestions No.:13

13.       What should be the minimum number of girls in the line?

A. 22

B. 28

C. 33

D. 32

Comprehension:

Bindu is standing exactly in the middle of a line of girls. Asha is 6 th to the left of Bindu and Ritu is 16th to Bindu’s right.

SubQuestions No.:14

14.       What is Bindu’s position in the line?

A. 11

B. 14

C. 16

D. 17

15.       Which of the following is reared for its fleece/fiber?

A. Alpaca

B. Alabama

C. Apache

D. Alluival

16.       Fill in the blanks: sin A = _____ × cos A

A. sin A

B. tan A

C. cot A

D. cos A

17.       From where was Mangalyaan launched?

A. Chennai

B. Sriharikota

C. Trombay

D. Gopalpur, on sea

18.       What is the technology used in a compact disc?

A. Electrical

B. Laser

C. Electro magnetic

D. Aeronautical

19.       Where was paper invented?

A. China

B. India

C. Zambia

D. Germany

20.       Which revolutionary took his own life?

A. Khudiram Bose

B. Rash Behari Bose

C. Bhagat Singh

21.       Azhar can complete a journey in 10 hours. He travels the first half of the journey at a speed of 21 km/hr and the balance at 24 km/hr. Find the total distance in km?

A. 234

B. 225

C. 224

D. 232

22.       Where in the human body can you find the islets of Langerhans?

A. Small intestine

B. Pancreas

C. Stomach

D. Heart

23.       Pollination by wind is called?

A. Hydrophily

B. Pollinophily

C. Anemophily

D. Herbophily

24.       Who wrote the National song of India?

A. Rabindranath Tagore

B. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

C. Mohammed Iqbal

D. Chitragupta

25.       Name the official language of Brazli?

A. Portuguese

B. German

C. Italian

D. Brazilian

26.       Where can you find the Kunchikal waterfalls?

A. Kerala

B. Karnataka

D. Telangana

27.       What is the minimum age for getting elected to the Lok Sabha?

A. 18

B. 21

C. 16

D. 25

28.       ‘Queensberry rules’ is the code followed in which sport?

A. Tennis

B. Cricket

C. Boxing

D. Equestrian

29.       Which of the following is the currency of Thailand?

A. Rupee

B. Ringgit

C. Baht

D. Yuan

30.       Which is the only organ in the human body that can regrow/regenerate?

A. Spleen

B. Brain

C. Liver

D. Pancreas

31.       Smita can finish a work in 12 days and Sam can finish the same work in 9 days. After working together for 4 days they both leave the job. What is the fraction of unfinished work?

A. 1/7

B. 7/9

C. 2/9

D. 1/4

32.       A points to B and says to a lady C “His mother is the only daughter of your father”. If so, how is C related to B?

A. Mother

B. Daughter

C. Grandmother

D. Son

33.       If x is a prime number, LCM of x and its successive number would be

A. x

B. x + 1

C. x (x + 1)

D.x/(x+1)

34.       Below are given statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with the commonly known facts.

Statements:

1. Some kids are clever.

2. Some kids are players.

Conclusions:

I. Some players are clever

II. Some clever kids are players.

Decide which of the given conclusion logically follow(s) from the given statements

A. Only conclusion I follow

B. Only conclusion II follows

C. Both conclusion I and II follows

D. Neither conclusion I nor II follows

35.       Find the value of:

A. 257

B. 25.7

C. 2.57

D. 0.0257

36.       Which of the following gases are responsible for the greenhouse gas effect on Earth?

A. Water Vapour and Carbon dioxide

B. Carbon dioxide and nitrogen

C. Carbon dioxide and Methane

D. Ozone and Methane

Note: For this question, discrepancy is found in question/answer. So, this question is ignored for all candidates.

37.       If ∆ = 52,  %# = 43 what is #∆% ?

A. 523

B. 243

C. 432

D. 354

38.       If 1/4th of the wall is painted blue, 1/2 is painted yellow and remaining 3 m is painted white, what is the length of the wall?

A. 10

B. 8

C. 16

D. 12

39.       In a certain code language, North = West, South = East, East = North, which direction does the sun rise?

A. East

B. West

C. North

D. South

40.       Who was the last Mughal Emperor?

A. Babur

B. Jehangir

C. Akbar

41.       Who was the first to score a perfect 10 in Olympics in gymnastics?

B. Daniela Silivas

C. Alexander Dityatin

D. Mary Lou Retton

42.       Geetha weighs 11.235 kg. Her sister weighs 1.4 times her weight. Find their combined weight?

A. 15.729 kg

B. 25.964 kg

C. 26.964 kg

D. 26.946 kg

43.       Below are given statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with the commonly known facts.

Statements:

1. Because of motor vehicles like cars, pollution has increased manifold.

2. Respiratory diseases are increasing due to pollution.

Conclusions:

I. If cars were not pollution would be nil.

II. Doctors earn a lot due to pollution

Decide which of the given conclusion logically follow(s) from the given statements

A. Either I or II follow

B. Neither I nor II follows

C. Only conclusion I follow

D. Only conclusion II follows

44.       Sita told her friend Gita “ I am leaving today and will reach Mumbai tomorrow for my exams starting the day after tomorrow, which is Friday”. What day is tomorrow in this conversation?

A. Wednesday

B. Thursday

C. Tuesday

D. Saturday

45.       A deep crack in a glacier is called

A. A crevice

B. A crevasse

C. A crack

D. A cleft

46.       If angles of a quadrilateral are in the ratio 3:5:9:13, find the largest angle?

A. 165

B. 180

C. 156

D. 190

47.       Headquarters of UNESCO is located at

A. Moscow

B. New York

C. London

D. Paris

48.       Madhubani painting style is native to which state?

A. Orissa

C. Bihar

49.       If cost price of 5 cars is equal to selling price of 4 cars. Find the percentage of profit or loss?

A. 10% Profit

B. 10% Loss

C. 25% Profit

D. 25% Loss

50.       What smallest number should be added to the sum of squares of 15 and 14, so that the resulting number is a perfect square?

A. 17

B. 20

C. 11

D. 9

51.       ‘E’ is related to ‘BH’ in the same way as ‘N’ is related to?

A. IP

B. KQ

C. LP

D. KR

52.       Find the mean of the first 6 prime numbers?

A. 14/6

B. 3

C. 41/6

D. 13/2

53.       The perimeter of a triangle is 28 cm. If the length is 5/2 times its breadth, find the length and breadth of the triangle.

A. 9 & 5

B. 10 & 4

C. 6 & 7

D. 11 & 3

54.       The sum of two digits of a number is 10. If the digits are interchanged, then its value increases by 18. Find the number.

A. 46

B. 64

C. 19

D. 28

60.       Where is the headquarters of Interpol located?

A. Paris

B. London

C. Lyon

D. Brussels

61.       The ratio between the weights of gold and silver in an alloys is 17.3. If the weight of silver in the alloys is 2.7 gm. Find the weight of gold in the alloy?

A. 12.6 gm

B. 15.3 gm

C. 18 gm

D. 21.2gm

62.       Which is the largest non polar desert in the World?

A. Kalahari

B. Gobi

C. Sahara

D. Great Australian

63.       Which single discount will be equal to two successive discounts of 12% and 5%?

A. 17%

B. 8.5%

C. 16.4%

D. 15.2%

64.       Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger are associated with?

A. Wikipedia

C. Whatsapp

65.       What comes next in the series?

B, D, H, N?

A. V

B. P

C. S

D. W

66.       Which of the following is called Aurum?

A. Bronze

B. Gold

C. Silver

D. Copper

67.       CAT : MOUSE as SNAKE

A. Reptile

B. Mongoose

C. Hole

D. Poison

68.       Divide 13,680 in three parts such that 1st part is 3/5th of the third part and the ratio between 2nd and 3rd part is 4:7.How much is the first part?

A. 3780

B. 6300

C. 3600

D. 4800

69.       Punched card is also called

A. Hollerith card

B. Video card

C. Sound card

D. Accelerator card

70.       In a camp 180 students had ration for 20 days. How many students should leave the camp if the ration should last for 25 days?

A. 36

B. 24

C. 28

D. 40

71.       World environment day is observed on

A. February 28

B. May 16

C. June 05

D. September 12

72.       Simplify: √50 + √18 - √8

A.8√2

B.7√2

C.6√2

D.5√2

73.       If 1 = 2, 3 = 6, 4 = 8 and + = –, what would be the value of 41 + 34 + 13 = ?

A. –88

B. 88

C. 12

D. –12

74.       If A’s sister’s husband is B’s mother–in–law’s son–in–law, how is A related to B?

A. Father

B. Father–in–law

C. Brother–in–law

D. Husband

Comprehension:

In a class of 90 students, 80 students like burger or pizza. 62 like burger and 56 like pizza.

SubQuestion No: 75

75.       How many like neither burger nor pizza?

A. 10

B. 28

C. 16

D. 14

Comprehension:

In a class of 90 students, 80 students like burger or pizza. 62 like burger and 56 like pizza.

SubQuestion No: 76

76.       How many like both burger and pizza?

A. 24

B. 38

C. 32

D. 18

Comprehension:

In a class of 90 students, 80 students like burger or pizza. 62 like burger and 56 like pizza.

SubQuestion No: 77

77.       How many don’t like burger?

A. 18

B. 28

C. 38

D. 48

78.       If SUN = 108, MOON = 114 what is STAR=?

A. 120

B. 116

C. 122

D. 128

79.       With which sport is the team ‘Tee’ connected?

A. Hockey

B. Polo

C. Golf

80.       The average age of 27 students of a class is 22. If the age of the teacher is also added to their ages, then the average increases by one. Find the age of the teacher.

A. 42

B. 48

C. 50

D. 52

81.       What is called the Frontier Gandhi?

B. Mahatma Gandhi

C. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

82.       Simplify:

A. 9x + 7y

B. 9x – 7y

C. 9x

D. 7y

83.       Find the value of sin230cos245 + 4tan230 + (1/2) sin290 – 2cos290 + 1/24

A. 3

B. 4

C. 2

D. 1

84.       Which number will fit in ‘?’ place in the following series?

2, ?, 12, 20, 30, 42

A. 2

B. 4

C. 6

D. 8

85.       Granite is an example of

A. Metamorphic rock

B. Sedimentary rock

C. Igneous rock

D. Artificial stone

86.       What did Edward Jenner pioneer?

A. Vaccination

B. Electrocution

C. Dialysis

D. Open heart surgery

87.       The runs scored by two batsmen over 7 matches are given below. Which batsman’s average was better?

A. Batsman 1 – 39.3

B. Batsman 1 – 45.9

C. Batsman 1 – 43.2

D. Batsman 2 – 45.9

88.       Which of the following is a land locked country?

A. Azerbaijan

B. Kazakhstan

C. Pakistan

89.       After allowing a discount of 20% on Marked price Kishore makes a profit of 12%. What percentage is the Marked price above the Cost price?

A. 40%

B. 32%

C. 25%

D. 8%

90.       Which Indian king used naval power to conquer parts of East Asia?

A. Akbar

B. Krishna deva Raya

C. Rajendra Chola

D. Shivaji

91.       Which number will fit both the series of numbers?

Series A: 1, 4, 9... Series B: 1, 8, 27...

A. 42

B. 36

C. 64

D. 25

92.       A certain sum when invested at 5% interest compounded annually for 3 years yields an interest of Rs. 2,522. Find the Principal?

A. Rs. 12, 522

B. Rs. 15,200

C. Rs. 16,000

D. Rs. 17,200

93.       The diagonal of a rhombus is 8 m and 6 m respectively. Find its area.

A. 48 sq.m.

B. 24 sq.m.

C. 12 sq.m.

D. 96 sq.m.

94.       Ram and Rahim standing at a distance of 680 m run towards each other at a speed of 8 m/sec and 9 m/sec respectively. After how long will they meet?

A. 17 sec

B. 24 sec

C. 40 sec

D. 36 sec

95.       Simplify:

A.1/10

B.3/10

C.1(1/10)

D. 1

96.       If Reena sold 12 mobile phones for Rs. 188,160 which cost Rs. 14,056 per phone, what was the total profit made by her?

A. Rs. 19,488

B. Rs. 17,621

C. Rs. 21,014

D. Rs. 18,958

97.       Which country has won maximum number of World cup titles in football?

A. Italy

B. Argentina

C. Brazil

D. France

98.       If ALPHA = 36, BETA = 26, then DELTA = ?

A. 38

B. 31

C. 40

D. 36

99.       If 3:27::5:?

A. 25

B. 125

C. 250

D. 625

100.     Which is the brightest star in our night sky?

A. Canopus

B. Sirius A

C. Vega

D. Spica