** No. 1 to 3: Choose the correct article from the option given below.**

1. I heard_______ noise.

- The
**A**- An
- None of these

2. He is _______ heir to the throne.

- A
- The
**An**- None of these

3. This is just _______ thing I wanted/

**The**- A
- An
- None of these

** No. 4 to 8: Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.**** **

4. We eat that we__________live.

- Might
- Could
- Would
**May**

5. There is _______ hope of his recovery.

**little**- a little
- the little
- none of these

6. Hari is the _________ boy in the class.

- lazy
- lazier
**laziest**- None of these

7. A policeman rescued the child_______danger.

**from**- to
- into
- on

8. He _________ to play cricket before his marriage.

**Used**- Is used
- Was used
- Had used

** No. 9 to 10 : Fill in the blanks with appropriate preposition**

9. He is married ______ my cousin

- with
**to**- from
- in

10. We should rely _______ our own efforts.

**on**- at
- with
- in

**Q . No. 11 to 12 : Fill in the blanks with appropriate verb from the options given below.**

11. The earth ________ round the Sun.

- move
- was moving
**moves**- moved

12. We_________ English for five years.

- study
- are studying
- was studying
**have been studying**

** No. 13 to 14: Complete the proverb by choosing the correct option.**

13. All that glitters ________

- is not iron
- is not silver
**is not gold**- is not copper

14. It is never too late________

- to defy
**to mend**- to deny
- to disobey

** No. 15 to 17: Choose the word which spelt correctly**.

15.

- Dirrhoea
- Diarhoea
**Diarrhoea**- Diarheoa

16.

- Adiction
- Adicsion
- Addiktion
**Addiction**

17.

- Confidencial
- Confedencial
**Confidential**- Confidental

** 18 to 19 : Choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the word given below.**

18. Flexible

**rigid**- soft
- mellow
- raw

19. Exit

- opening
- withdrawal
**entrance**- inhaling

** No. 20 to 21 : Choose the word which is similar in meaning to the word given below.**

20. Confess

**Admit**- Deny
- Refuse
- Impede

21. Sufficient

- Deficient
**Enough**- Inadequate
- Embarrassing

**Q.No. 22 to 23: Join the sentence by adding the option given below.**

22. She must weep. She will die.

- and
- but
**or**- so

23. I know the man. Stole the bicycle

- which
**who**- whom
- what

** No. 24 to 25: Choose the correct meaning of the following idioms from the option given below.**

24. The ups and downs

- The happy times
- The sad times
**The happy and sad times**- The ecstatic moments

25. To move heaven and earth

- to bring disaster
- to cause calamity
**to try everything possible**- to cry and shout

__Section-III__

__MATHEMATICS__

**In the following question what comes in the figure(?)**

- 4+4.44+44.4+4.04+444=?

**500.88**- 572.22
- 495.22
- 472.88

2. The highest common factor (HCF) of 5/16,25/12 and 15/8 is

**5/48**- 1/48
- 75/8
- 75/16

3. The value of (1^{3}+2^{3}+4^{3})^{-3/2} will be

- 0.01
**0.001**- 0.010
- 0.10

4. If 9^{3x+2 }= 27^{5x+1}, then ‘x’ is equal to

- 1/2
- 2/9
- 1/6
**1/9**

5. (a-b)^{2} is equal to

- a
^{2}-b^{2} - A
^{2}-b^{2}-2ab **a**^{2}=b^{2}-2ab- a
^{2}-b^{2}+2ab

6. If volume and surface area of a sphere is same, then its radius is

- 2 units
**3 units**- 4 units
- none of these

7. If the ratio of the areas of two square is 9:1, the ratio of their perimeters is

- 9:1
- 3:1
- 3:4
**1:3**

8. The sum of three consecutive integers is 1350. The sum of the smallest and the bigger integer is

**900**- 950
- 975
- 990

9. ¼ of any number is 17, then 45% of that number is

- 51
- 45.4
- 37.4
**30.6**

10.A car covered first 35kms in 45 minutes and covered rest of 69 kms in 75 minutes. What is the average speed of car?

- 42 km/hour
- 50 km/hour
**52 km/hour**- 60 km/hour

11. The ages of Nishi and Vinee are in the ratio of 8:15 years respectively. After 9 years the ratio of their ages will be 11:18. The difference in their ages will be

- 24 years
- 20 years
- 33 years
**21 years**

12. Third proportion of 10 and 20 is

- 10
- 20
- 30
**40**

13. In an examination 94% of the candidates passed and 114 failed. How many candidates appeared in the examination?

- 1160
- 1600
**1900**- 2400

14. How much simple interest will Rs.2,000 earn in 18 months at 6% per annum?

- Rs. 120
**Rs. 180**- Rs. 216
- Rs. 240

15. Ishan purchased bike for Rs. 35,645 and spent Rs. 24,355 for purchasing television of the remaining amount he had 20% in cash. What was total amount he had?

- Rs. 60,000
- Rs. 72,000
**Rs.75,000**- Rs. 80,000

16. The area of circle is 24.64m^{2}. The circumference of the circle is

- 14.64m
- 16.36 m
**17.60m**- 18.40m

17. 10 sheep and 5 goats were brought for Rs. 6000. If the average price of a sheep is Rs. 450, find out the average price of goat

- Rs. 370
- Rs. 355
- Rs. 325
**Rs. 300**

18. Ramesh started business by investing Rs. 38,000. After 5 months Shyam joined Ramesh by investing Rs. 55,000. At the end of year their profit is Rs. 22,000. What is the differnce of profit between two?

- Rs. 1,192
- Rs. 1,507
**Rs. 1,856**- Rs. 1,928

19. A sum of Rs. 800 amounts to Rs. 920 in 3 years at simple interest. If the interest rate is increased by 3% , how much could it amount to?

- Rs. 1,000
**Rs. 992**- Rs. 942
- Rs. 900

20. ‘A’ does a work in 10 days and ‘B’ does the same work in 15 days. In how many days they together will do the same work?

- 5 days
**6 days**- 8 days
- 10 days

21. An athlete runs 200 race in 24 seconds. His speed is

- 20 km/hr
- 24 km/hr
- 28.5 Km/hr
**30 km/hr**

22. The ratio of the cost price and the selling price is 4:5, then what is the profit percentage?

- 10%
- 20%
- 30%
**25%**

23. The length of a room is 15 m and width is 12 m. What is the cost of laying floor at the rate Rs. 125 per sq. metre.

**Rs. 22,500**- Rs. 20,500
- Rs. 22, 050
- Rs. 20, 050

__Section-IV__

__Section-IV__

__GENERAL KNOWLEDGE__

__GENERAL KNOWLEDGE__

1. Himachal Pradesh was constituted as a Chief Commissioners province on

- 26
^{th}January 1948 - 18
^{th}March 1948 **15**^{th}April 1948- 1
^{st}November 1966

2. Before merger with Himachal Pradesh on July 1, 1954 Bilaspur was a

- Separate Part ‘A’ State
- Separate Part ‘B’ State
**Separate Part ‘C’ State**- Separate Part ‘D’ State

3. Which of the following group of rivers orginates from the Himachal Mountain?

**Beas, Ravi and Chenab**- Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum
- Sutlej, Beas and Ravi
- Sutlej, Ravi and Jhelum

4. Estimated potential of Hydro-electric power of Himachal Pradesh is

- 10,000 MW
- 12,700 MW
- 16,000MW
**20,000MW**

5. Revenue Training Institute is located at

- Dharamshala
- Shimla
**Joginder Nagar**- Sunder Nagar

6. “Nawala” is a festival of the ____ tribe

- Pangwalas
**Gaddi**- Gujjar
- Lahaulas

7. Valleys are important feature of Himachal. “Pattan Valley” is found in

- Kullu district
- Shimla district
- C
**. Lahaul and Spiti district** - Chamba district

8. ‘Burah’ is a famous group dance of which district?

- Shimla district
- Kangra district
**Sirmaur district**- Kinnaur district

9. “Khir Ganga”- Hot water spring is located at

- Kangra district
- Kinnaur district
- Chamba district
**Kullu district**

10. “Kufri Jeevan” and “ Kufri Jyoti” are the two famous varieties of

- Tomato
- Grapes
- Hops
**Potatoes**

11. During the Kargil operation in 1999 which Himachali soldier is recipient of “Param Veer Chakra”?

- Naik Jadunath Singh
**Rifleman Sanjay Kumar**- Havaldar Abul Hamid
- L/N Karam Singh

12. “Chandra” and “Bhaga” rivers meets at the place?

- Kelang
**Tandi**- Pattan
- Suhaga

13. ‘Kye Monastary’ is located in which state?

- Sikkim
**Himachal Pradesh**- Arunachal Pradesh
- Jammu and Kashmir

14. Who was known as “Pahari Gandhi”?

- Pt. Padam Dev
- Abdul Ghaffar Khan
**Baba Kanshi Ram**- Devi Ram Kewla

15. Number of Administrative Divisions present in the Himachal Pradesh

- 12
**3**- 4
- 7

16. “Money Bill” is introduced in

**Lok Sabha**- Rajya Sabha
- Joint sitting of both the Houses
- None of the above

17. The village woman who led the “Chipko movement” was

- Bachhendri Pal
- Sarla Devi
**Gaura Devi**- None of the above

18. “Davis Cup” is associated with the game of

- Hockey
- Cricket
- Boxing
**Lawn Tennis**

19. “P.K.” and “PIKU” are

- Pandas found in China
**Feature films**- Girls from Haryana who alleged misbehaved in bus
- None of the above

20. “Swayamsiddha” is a scheme launched by the Government of India to help

- School children only
- Health workers only
**Women only**- Senior citizens only

21. ‘Chip’ is a common nick name for a (n)

- transistor
- resistor
**integrated circuit**- semiconductor

22. Where was Indo-Pak Shimla agreement 1972 concluded?

**Barnes court**- The Retreat
- Boileauganj
- Peterhoff

23. Which comet appears every 76 years?

- Holme’s
**Halley’s**- Donati’s
- Alpha centauri

24. “Leukemia” is a disease related to

- Eyes
- Brain
- Lungs
**Blood**

25. Full version of an abbreviation of A.T.M.

- Auto Total Machine
- Action Taken Machine
**Automated Teller Machine**- Advance Total Machine

7 is incorrect. It’s answer is 3:1