ACIO GRADE-II(Exec) Examination Paper 2012

PAPER-I

1.A man decides to travels 80 kilometers in 8 hours partly by foot and partly on a bicycle.If his speed on foot is 8km/hr and on bicycle 16km/hr,what distance would he travel on foot?
(i)20km (ii)30km (iii)48km (iv)60km

2.Due to a 25% increase in the price of rice perkilogram,a person is able to purchase 20kgm less four Rupees 400.What is the increased price of rice perkilogram?
(i)Rs5 (ii)Rs6 (iii)Rs10 (iv)Rs4

3.A toy weighing 24grams of an alloy of two metal is worth Rs174/-,but if the weights of the two metal be interchanged,the toy would be worth Rs162/-.If the price of one metal be Rs8 per gram,find the price of the other metal used to make the toy.
(i)Rs10/gm (ii)Rs6/gm (iii)Rs4/gm (iv)Rs5/gm

4.Three bells chime at intervals of 48,60 and 90 minutes respectively.If all the three bells chime together at 10AM,at what time will the three chime again that day.
(i)1PM (ii)2PM (iii)8PM (iv)10PM

5.Find the last two digits of : 15x37x63x51x97x17
(i)35 (ii)45 (iii)55 (iv)85

6.After a striking the floor,a ball rebounds to 4/5th of the height from which it has fallen.Find the total distance that it travels before coming to rest if it has been gentely dropped from a height of 120meters.
(i)540meters (ii)960meters (iii)1080meters (iv)1120meters

7.There is a seven digit telephone number with all different digits.If the digit at extreme right and extreme left are 5 & 6 respectively,find how many such telephone nubers are possible
(i)120 (ii)1,00,000 (iii)6720 (iv)30,240

8.A speaks the truth 3 out of 4 times and B 5 out of 6 times.what is the probability that they will contradict each other in stating the same fact?
(i)2/3 (ii)1/3 (iii)5/6 (iv)1/21

9.A circle is inscribed inside an equilateral triangle touching all the three sides.If the radius of the circle is 2cm,find the area of the triangle?
(i)15/root3 (ii)18/root3 (iii)12/root2 (iv)12/root3

10.Five person A,B,C,D and E are sitting in a row facing you such that D is on the left of C;B is on the right of E;A is on the right of C and B is on the left of D.If E has only one neighbour,then who is sitting in the center?
(i)A (ii)B (iii)C (iv)D

11.In which city is the headquarter of world Trade Organisation(WTO) located?
(i)New york (ii)Geneva (iii)Rome (iv)Paris

12.IN a family of five persons,Dinesh is jairam’s son and Gopal’s brother while Meeta is Gopal’s mother and Jayanti’s daughter.if there are no step brothers or half brothers in the family which of the following statements is true?
(i)Jayantis is Dinesh’s mother (ii)Meeta is Dinesh’s mother (iii)Jayanti is Jairam’s grandmother (iv)All the above

13.Four sisters-suvarna.Tara,uma and Vihba are playing a game such that the loser doubles the money of each of the other players from her share.They played four games and each sister lost one game in alphabetical order.At the end of fourth game,each sister had Rs32.How much money suvarna starts with?
(i)Rs60 (ii)Rs34 (iii)Rs66 (iv)Rs28

14.Indira is three times older then yogesh while zaheer is half the age of wahida.If yogesh is older then zaheer then which of the following statements can be inferred?
(i)yogesh is older then wahida. (ii)Indira is older then wahida (iii)Indira may be younger then wahida (iv)None of the above

15.A four-person team from asian paints is painting Foolan’s house.Mehmood is painting the front of the house.Rameshis in the alley behind the house painting the back.jeevan is painting the window frames on the north side and sudhir is on the south.IF Mehmood switches places with john ,and then john switches places with sudhir,where is sudhir now?
(i)in the alley behind the house (ii)on the north side of the house (iii)in front of the house (iv)on the south side of the house

16.What is the total number of zodiac constellations(Nakshatra) in Indian astrology?
(i)12 (ii)15 (iii)18 (iv)27

17.who established Rmkrishna Mission?
(i)Raja Ram Mohan Roy (ii)shivanand (iii)Swami Dayanand Sarswati (iv)Vivekanand

18.If in a coded language MADRAS is written as LBCSZT,how would BOMBAY be written?
(i)APNCBX (ii)APLCZZ (iii)CPOCBZ (iv)CQOCBX

19.If under a certain cord the word CARROM is written as BZQQNL,which word will be coded as HOUSE?
(i)GNTRD (ii)INVRF (iii)IPVTF (iv)GPTID

20.Rahul’s mother is the only daughter of Monika’s father.How is the Monika’s husband related to Rahul?
(i)uncle (ii)father (iii)grandfather (iv) brother

21.A man is facing west.He turns 45degree in the clockwise direction and then another 180degree in the same direction and then 270degree in the naticlockwise direction.which direction is he fecing now?
(i)south-west (ii)south (iii)north-west (iv)west

22.If it was saturday on 17th December 1982.what will be the day on 22December,1984.
(i)Monday (ii)Tuesday (iii)Wednesday (iv)iv)Sunday

23.One term in the following number series is not correct.15,16,22,29,45,70.Find out the working term?
(i)16 (ii)22 (iii)45 (iv)70

24.In an excercise ,Krishnan walked 25meters towards south and then he turned to his left and moved for 20meters.He again turned to his left and walked 25 meters.Thereafter,he turned to his right and walked 15meters.what is the distance and direction of his present location with refrence to the starting point.
(i)5v74meters North East (ii)60meters North (iii)35meters East (iv)40meters South East

25.where did NASA’S land rover curiosity landed on Mars on August 5/6 2012?
(i)sea on Tranquility (ii)Gale Crater (iii)Fast Mountain (iv)Rover Desert

26.India’s Mars Orbiter Mission is likely to be launched in november 2013.What kind of rocket will be used by ISRO for this mission.
(i)Geo synchronous launch vechile(GSLV) (ii)Agni III (iii)Extended polar satellite launch vechile (iv) SLV- III

27.In london olympics games 2012,which country won the heighest number of medals?
(i)Great Britian (ii)China (iii)Republic of Korea (iv)united states of amrecia

28.Who won the gold medal in 100meter race in London olympics 2012.
(i)justin Gatlin (ii)yohan Blake (iii)Tyson Gay (iv)usain Bolt

29.Who have been selected for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2012?
(i)Rajyabardhan Singh Rathoreb(shooting) and Baichung Bhutia (Football) (ii)Gagan Narrang (shooting) and saina Nehwal(Badminton)
(iii)Vijay kr(shooting) and yogeshwar Dutt(Wrestling) (iv)Mary Kom (Boxing) and vishwanatha Anand (chess)

30.Which country announced in August 2012 its decision to grant political asylum to the WikiLeaks founder julian Assange.
(i)Great Britain (ii)china (iii)Ecuador (iv)Belgium

31.India’s DRDO has developed a pilotless target aircraft.What is its name?
(i)Taijas (ii)Nag (iii)Agni III (iv)Lakshya 2

32.What is the name of India’s first indigenously developed nuclear submarine?
(i)INS sindhughos (ii)K 15 (iii) INS Arihant (iv)INS Vikramditya

33.Why was CERN,the largest particle physics laboratory located near Geneva in news recently?
(i)For discovery of Neutrino,a new subatomic particle (ii)For discovery Higgs Bosson,a new subatomic particle.
(iii)because of differences among the member nations over finance liabilities. (iv)major breakdown in the laboratory

34.Which of the following countries in the Middle East is facing a civil war between the government forces and rebel insurgents?
(i)syria (ii)Egypt (iii)Tunisia (iv) jordon

35.In which country,there has been a spate of ‘insider killing’in which NATO soldiers have been killed by their comrades in local police and army?
(i)pakistan (ii)Iraq (iii)Afghanistan (iv)Iran

36.How do you observe every year the first monday of october?
(i)Environment day (ii)world habitat day (iii)world diabetes day (iv)UNO day

37.Which country’s lower house of parliament is known as wolesi jirga?
(i)Afghanistan (ii)Bangladesh (iii)Pakistan (iv)Iran

38.SEBI has decided to introduce “Basic services Demat Account”(BSDA).What is the maximum value of securities in a BSDA at any point of time?
(i)Rs5lakh (ii)Rs4lakh (iii)Rs3lakh (iv)Rs2lakh

39.Which of the following companies is posing a stiff competetion to sweden’s Ericsson to become the world’s largest telecom equipment manufacturer?
(i)samsung (ii)Huawei (iii)Nokia (iv)Panasonic

40.What is the present permissible power density value for mobile towers operating at 1800 MHZ?
(i)4.5 watt/meter square (ii)9 watt/meter square (iii)13.5 watt/meter square (iv)18 watt/meter square

41.Mohammed Morshi Fracois Hollande and Bashar al-Assad are the current presidents respectively of which countries?
(i)Jordan,Germany and Syria (ii)Egypt,canada and Iraq (iii)Qatar,France and Lebanon (iv)Egypt,France and syria

42.Where are the center for cellular and molecular biology,Indria Gandhi centre for Atomic Research and Vikram Sarabhai space Research centre respectively located?
(i)Hyderabad,Tarapur and Sriharikota (ii)Chennai,Tarapur and Thiruvanantpuram
(iii)Hyderabad,Kalpakkam and Thiruvanantpuram (iv)Chennai,Tarapur and Sriharikota

43.What is Wakhan Corridor?
(i)North eastern extremity of Afghanistan (ii)Part of the border between India and China in Ladakh region
(iii)A passenger between Iran and Afghanistan (iv)Narrow strip joining Bangladesh with Myanmar

44.What does NSAB stand for in Indian context?
(i)National society for animal breeders (ii)National support activity for Bhutan
(iii)Nationa spiritual assembly of Buddhists (iv)National security advisory board

45.What is the significance of Ozone layer in atmosphere?
(i)it maintains the cycle of seasons (ii)it causes timely arrival of monsoon
(iii)it filters the ultravoilet rays of the sun (iv)it prevent the golbal warming.

46.Which buisness house has promoted Essar group of companies?
(i)Ruians (ii)Ambanis (iii)Goenkas (iv)Kanorias

47.In which country is the headquarters of Nestle companty located?
(i)Sweden (ii)switzerland (iii)Germany (iv)Netherland

48.Which family owns the hero group of companies in india?
(i)Hindujas (ii)Firodias (iii)Munjals (iv)Mansingh

49.Where is Titicaca the highest lake in the world located?
(i)Russia and central asian countries (ii)US and Canada Border
(iii)South Africa (iv)Peru and Bolibia Border

50.At which point of earth there is no gravity?
(i)At North and south pole (ii)At equator
(iii)on the ocean surface (iv)At center of the Earth

51.What is the chemical component of vinegar?
(i)Acetic Acid (ii)Citric Acid (iii)Tartaric Acid (iv)Nitric Acid

52.Which gas is released from paddy fields?
(i)carbon dioxide (ii)methane (iii)amonia (iv)hydrogen sulphide

53.Which of these is not a micronutrient essential for plant growth and health?
(i)manganese (ii)iodine (iii)boron (iv)zinc

54.Who among the following four is the odd man out?
(i)Rabanindranath tagore (ii)J s swaminathan (iii)Akbar padamsee (iv)Javed akhtar

55.In the last one decade which among the following sectors has attracted the highest foreign direct investments inflows inTO India?
(i)computer hardware and software (ii)service sector (iii)automobile sector (iv)telecommunication

56.What is the estimated size of Indian economy for 2012-2013(GDP in US Dollars).
(i)one trillion (ii)two trillion (iii)three trillion (iv)four trillion

57.What percentage of India’s GDP in 2011-2012 was contributed by agriculture and allied sectors?
(i)20% (ii)14% (iii)54% (iv)34%

58.What was the India’s crude import will (in US dollars) in 2011-2012 and its percentile share to total imports?
(i)$150 billion,32% (ii)$56 billion,26% (iii)$475 billions,80% (iv)$250 billion,51%

59.In which country is the Great victoria desert located?
(i)Namibia (ii)Argentina (iii)Mongolia (Iv) Australia

60.Which of the following is not caused by movement of tectonic plates?
(i)Earthquakes (ii)volcanic eurption (iii)ocean current (iv)oceanic trench formation.

61.Which of the following is not a “greenhouse gas”(GHG)?
(i)oxygen (ii)carbon dioxide (iii)water vapour (iv)methane

62.Which of the following is the basic sturctural and functional unit of a kidney?
(i)Lymphocyte (ii)Nephron (iii)Lobule (iv)Neuron

63.German silver is an alloy of?
(i)copper,zinc and nickel (ii)silver,copper and carbon
(iii)silver,zinc and aluminium (iv)aluminium,zinc and cobalt

64.Which of the following substances is most commonly used for cloud seeding (artificial rains)?
(i)magnesium hydroxide (ii)potassium chloride (iii)silver iodine (iv)zinc sulphate

65.A theodolite is used for measuring
(i)oceanic temperature variation (ii)celestial distances
(iii)river water flow (iv)angles in horizontal and vertical planes

66.Which of the following is not a jovian planet(gaseous planet) in the solar system?
(i)jupiter (ii)saturn (iii)venus (iv)neptune

67.Which is the only internal organ of human body capable of regenerating its lost tissues?
(i)lungs (ii)kidney (iii)liver (iv)brain

68.What is meant by sulphur shower?
(i)sulphuric acid rain due to air pollution
(ii)shower of yellow pollen from conifers in spring
(iii)An industrial process to treat porcelain with sulphuric acid
(iv)release of hydrogen sulphide from industries

69.Which mobile operating system today has the largest share in global smartphone market?
(i)Android OS (ii)BlackBerry OS (iii)Apple iOS (iv)Nokia s40 OS

70.Alteration of consciousness during deep sea diving is known as
(i)Raptures of the deep (ii)Martini effect (iii)nitrogen narcosis (iv)all the three

71.The gases used in normal welding process are
(i)oxygen and hydrogen (ii)oxygen,hydregen and acetylene
(iii)acetylene and nitrogen (iv)oxygen and acetylene

72.Who was the first European to sail arund the cape of good hope in 1488?
(i)Bartolomeu dias (ii)Ferdinand magellan (iii)Columbus (iv)James Cook

73.Northern Africa was divided between two muslim Caliphates at around 1000AD. while northwestern Africa(essentially,modern morocco)ans southern spain were ruled by the Umayyads,which caliphate ruled over what is now modern Tunisia,Libya and Egypt?
(i)Hafsid (ii)Idrisid (iii)Fatimid (iv)Aghlabid

74.Who founded the “young Italy” movement,the anchor organization behindthe unification of Italy in the nineteenth century?
(i)count cavour (ii)Garibaldi (iii)Giuseppe Mazzini (iv)Red shirts

75.Where was the battle of Badr fought in which Muslims led by Muhammed defeated Quarish of Mecca decisively om Mrch 13,624 AD?
(i)80 miles south west of Medina (ii)outskirts of Mecca (iii)Jeruselam (iv)Mount Arafat

76.Who was the Commander-in-chief of confederate states in the American civil war(1861-65).
(i)Abraham Lincoin (ii)Jefferson Davis (iii)Robert E Lee (iv)James Longstreet

77.On which date US dropped the first atom bomb on Hiroshima?
(i)Aug 9,1945 (ii)May 8,1945 (iii)July 26,1945 (iv)Aug 6,1945

78.The Treaty of Srirangapatna was signed in 1972 between Tipu sultan and
(i)Dalhousie (ii)Cornwallis (iii)Warren hastings (iv)Lord clive

79.Wimbledon Tournament is associated with which game?
(i)football (ii)golf (iii)tennis (iv)Badminton

80.Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize the Indian soldiers,taken as prisoners by the Axis Powers,into the Azad Hind Fauj?
(i)China (ii)Germany (iii)Italy (iv)Japan

81.In which part of the ancient India was Kharoshthi script in use between 3rd century BC and 3rd century A.D.
(i)Magadh region (ii)Central region (iii)Southern region (iv)Gandhar region

82.Battle of Jamrud was fought betwwen Sikhs and Afghans in april 1837 in which Afghans were defeated but an important Sikh general was killed.Who was the Sikh general?
(i)Jorawar singh (ii)Mahan singh (iii)Hari singh Nalwa (iv)Diwan Bhiwani Das

83.Who was the first Muslim president of Indian National Congress?
(i)Mohammed Ali Jinnah (ii)Badraddin Tayabji (iii)Maulana Abdul Klaam Azad (iv)Syed Ahmed Khan

84.Three round table conferences were organized by British government between 1930 and 1932 to discuss the constitutional reform in India.In which Round Table conferences did the congress attend?
(i)first (ii)second (iii)third (iv)all the three

85.Who was the chairman of Drafting committee if Indian constitution?
(i)Dr Rajendra Prasad (ii)K M Munsi (iii)N G S Ayanger (iv)B R Ambedkar

86.What is the Quorum laid down to constitute a meeting of either of the houses of Parliament.
(i)one-tenth of the total number of member of that house
(ii)one-fourth of the total number of member of that house
(iii)one-fifth of the total number of member of that house
(iv)one-half of the total number of member of thet house

87.Who was the authorityto call a joint session of the two houses of parliament?
(i)Prime Minister (ii)President (iii)speaker of Lok Sabha (iv)chairman of Rajya Sabha

88.In which session of the year,president addresses both the houses of parliament?
(i)first session (budget) (ii)second session(monsoon) (iii)third session(winter) (iv)none of the above

89.Which of the following states do not have bicameral legislature?
(i)Bihar (ii)U.P (iii)Madhya Pradesh (iv)Maharashtra

90.What fraction of legislative council members are nominated by governor on the advice of cabinet fron amongest those having excelled in the fields of science,arts,literature,cooperative movement or social science?
(i)1/3 (ii)1/6 (iii)1/12 (iv)1/4

91.In which of the following states is the constructionsites of proposed Tipaimukh dam located?
(i)Mizoram (ii)Assam (iii)Manipur (iv)Nagaland

92.The capital of Manipur,Mizoram and Arunachal pradesh respectively are,
(i)Imphal,Aizawl and Itanagar (ii)Itanagar,Aizawl and Imphal (iii)Kohima,Shillong and Agartala (iv)Imphal,Itanagar and Aizawl

93.Which of the following is not a tributary of Krishna river?
(i)Tungbhadra (ii)Bhima (iii)Koyna (iv)Godavari

94.Which of the following is not a hill station in south India?
(i)Ooty (ii)Kodaikanal (iii)Munnar (iv)Coimbatore

95.Which of the following states shares border with china?
(i)West Bengal (ii)Himachal Pradesh (iii)Nagaland (iv)Uttar Pradesh

96.Which of the following is not a land locked state?
(i)Bihar (ii)Chhattishgarh (iii)Mizoram (iv)Orissa

97.Which of the followng is not matched correctly?
(i)US-CIA (ii)UK-MI 6 (iii)France-Mossad (iv)India-R&AW

98.In which year was Guru Nanak Dev born?
(i)1242 AD (i)1358 AD (iii)1469 AD (iv)1542 AD

99.Which religious leader established ‘four mathas’ in India?
(i)Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (ii)Shankaracharya (iii)Vivekananda (iv)Ramanuja

100.Who was the first christian missionary to India?
(i)Thomas the Apostle (ii)John Breeden (iii)Richard Knill (iv)St George

PAPER-II(English Language)

Write an essay in English Language only on any one of the following topics in not more than 400 words.
(i)India’s space programme
(ii)Causes of corruption in India
(iii)How to deal with left wing extremism

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