# RRB NTPC Exam - 2016 :: Practice Set 8

1. The presidential
Government operates on the principle of …………….

A. Divison of powers between centre and
states

B. Centralisation of Powers

C. Balance of Powers

D. Separation of Powers

**Answer: D**

2. Which Country accepted the policy of Dual
Citizenship?

A. India

B. Canada

C. Australia

D. U.S.A.

**Answer: D**

3. The Sliver coins of the
Gupta period were known as……

A. Chandraguptha I

B. Chandraguptha II

C. Samudraguptha

D. Kumaraguptha

**Answer: B**

4. Which sector of Indian
Economy contributes largest to the Gross National Product?

A. Primary Sector

B. Secondary Sector

C. Tertiary sector

D. Public Sector

**Answer: C**

5. Where was the first Electricity supply
introduced in India?

A. Kolkata

B. Darjeeling

C. Mumbai

D. Chennai

**Answer: B**

6. The Mean radius of the earth is…………….

A. 3200 km

B. 6400 km

C. 9600 km

D. 12800 km

**Answer: C**

7. A differnce of 1 degree in longitude at the
Equator is equivalent to nearly………..

A. 101 km

B. 111 km

C. 121 km

D. 125 km

**Answer: B**

8. Biodiversity is reacher in:

A. Tropical regions

B. polar regions

C. temperture regions

D. Oceans

**Answer: A**

9. Parasec is the unit of:

A. Distance

B. Time

C. intensity of light

D. Magnetic Line

**Answer: A**

10. The tempertsture of the
sun is measured with

A. platinum rersistance thermometer

B. pyrometer

C. gas thermometer

D. vapour pressure thermometer

**Answer: B**

11. Atomicity of phosphorus
is …………..

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

**Answer: C**

12. Who isknown as father of
Taxonomy…….

A. Angler

B. Aristotle

C. Linnaeus

D. Theopharastus

**Answer: C**

13. Malfunction of which
organ causes diabetes?

A. Liver

B. Pancreas

C. kidney

D. Heart

**Answer: B**

14. The sum of the two
digits of a two-digit number is 12 and the difference between the two-digits of
the two-digit number is 6. What is the two-digit number?

A. 39

B. 84

C. 93

D. Either 39 or 93

15. If an amount of Rs. 74,
336 is equally divided amongst 150 people, how much approximate amount would
each person get?

A. Rs. 522

B. Rs. 485

C. Rs. 496

D. Rs. 488

16. Mr. Sarang invests 6% of
his monthly salary i.e. Rs 2,100 on insurance policies. Also he invests 8% of
his monthly salary on family mediclaim policies and another 9% of his salary on
NSCs. What is the total annual amount invested by Mr. Sarang?

A. Rs 11,400

B. Rs 96,600

C. Rs 8,050

D. Rs 9,500

17. A trader sells 145 metre of cloth for Rs
12,325 at the proﬁt of Rs 10 per metre’ of cloth. What is the cost price of 1
metre of cloth?

A. Rs. 65

B. Rs. 75

C. Rs. 95

D. Rs 85

18. There are 7 dozen
candles kept in a box. If there are 14 such boxes, how many candles are there
in all the boxes together?

A. 1176

B. 98

C. 1216

D. 168

19. P and Q enter into a
partnership investing Rs. 24000 and Rs. 32000 respectively. After 8 months, R
also joins the business with capital of Rs. 30000. The share of R in a profit
of Rs. 91200 after 2 years will be:

A. Rs. 20000

B. Rs. 28000

C. Rs. 36000

D. Rs. 24000

**Directions (20-24) :**Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions :

In a certain code language
'Flower gives good fragrance' is written as ' nu ru la ku', ' this bouquet
contains eleven flowers' is written as ' tic la su ra da', ' everybody like
fragrance of bouquet' is written as 'yi ku ra ro va', and 'everybody gives
eleven roses' is written as ' nu da pa ro'.

20. What is the code for
'roses' ?

A. ro

B. da

C. nu

D. pa

21. Which of the following
may be the code for 'good fragrance from rose flowers'?

A. ru ju pa nu la

B. ru ku ju pa la

C. ro da ku la ju

D. Can't
be determined

22. What is the code for
'likes' ?

A. ro

B. yi

C. va

D. Can't be determined

23. What does 'ku' stands
for ?

A. fragrance

B. everybody

C. good

D. flower

24. Which of the following
is the code for 'everybody likes flower of roses' ?

A. ro yi pa va la

B. yi ku ra nu la

C. la ku yi da pa

D. yi va pa ru ku

25. Statements:

1. All
locks are keys.

2. All
keys are bats.

3. Some
clocks are bats

Conclusions:

I. Some
bats are locks.

II. Some clocks are keys.

III. All
keys are locked.

A. Only
I and II follow

B. Only
II and III follow

C. Only
I follows

D. Only
II follows

E. All
of the follow

**Answer: C**

**Answers With Explanation :**

14. (D) Let the number be
10x + y

x + y = 12 and x – y = 6
=>x = 9 and y = 3 or, x =3 and y = 9

Hence the no. may be 93 or
39.

15. (C) The amount each
would get = 74336/50

= Rs. 496 (App.)

16. (B) Total amount
invested = 2100 * 23/6 = Rs. 8050

Annual investment =Rs.
8050*12 = 96,600

17. (B) Let the cost of 1
metre of cloth be Rs. x.

(x + 10) * 145 = 12325
=>145x + 1450 = 12325

x = (12325-1450)/145=Rs.75

18. (A) Total no. of candles
= 14 * 7 * 12 = 1176

19. (D)

Ratio of profit P, Q and R =
24000 × 24 : 32000 × 24 : 30000 × 16 = 6 : 8 : 5

Share of R = 5/19 × 91200 =
Rs. 24000

**(20-24)**

flower – la

fragrance – ku

eleven – da

everybody – ro

gives – nu

roses – pa

good – ru

bouquet – ra

contain – su, tic

of – yi, va

20. D

21. B

22. D

23. A

24. A

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