Monday, March 10, 2014

Postal Assistant Exam 2014 Model Questions from Mathematics Section for Preparation

Friends.. here is some model questions from mathematics section for preparation.

1. If 37% of a number is 990.86, what will be approximately the 19%
 of that number
(A) 600
(B) 400
(C) 500
(D) 700

2. A number, on subtracting 15 from it, reduces to its 80%.What is 40% of 
that number?
(A) 60
(B) 45
(C) 30
(D) 90

3. If ¾ of the number is 40 more than 40% of the same number.What is
 the number:
(A) 100
(B) 150
(C) 200
(D) 400

4. In library, 20% books are in hindi, 50% of the remaining in English and the 
remaining 9000 are in various other languages. What is the total number of
 books in english ?
(A) 4000
(B) 3000
(C) 2250
(D) None of these

5. Avinash spends 30% of his income on scooter petrol, ¼ of the remaining on
 house rent and balance on food. If he spends Rs 300 on petrol, Then what is the 
expenditure on house rent?
(A) 525
(B) 1000
(C) 675
(D) 175

6. 35% of 30 = 25% of ? +1
(A) 28
(B) 38
(C) 42
(D) 32

7. ? of 6144 = 2 ½ x 245.76
(A) 16
(B) 20
(C) 5
(D) 10

8. 12.5 of 192 = 50% of ?
(A) 48
(B) 96
(C) 24
(D) None

9 45% of ? + 30% of 90 = 30% of 210
(A) 120
(B) 80
(C) 60
(D) 90

10. one fourth of one third of two fifth of a number is 15. What will be 40% of 
that number?
(A) 120
(B) 350
(C) 270
(D) 180

11. If the cost price of 12 tables is equal to 16 tables, the loss % is
(A) 15
(B) 20
(C) 25
(D) 30

12. A man buys oranges at Rs 5 a dozen and an equal number at Rs 4 a dozen.
 He sells them at Rs 5.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs 50. How many dozens 
of oranges he buy?
(A) 30
(B) 40
(C) 50
(D) 60

13. Ajay bought 15 Kg dal at Rs 14.50 per Kg and 10 Kg at rate of Rs 13 per Kg. 
he mixed the two & sold the mixture at rate of Rs 15 per Kg. What is total gain in Rs
(A) 1.10
(B) 16.50
(C) 11
(D) 27.50

14. A producer of tea blends two varieties of two tea gardens one costing Rs18 per Kg 
and other Rs20 per Kg in ratio of 5:3. If he sell the blended at Rs21 per Kg, 
The gain % is?
(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 19
(D) 22

15. Gopal purchased 35 Kg rice at Rs 9.5o per Kg & 30 Kg at rate of Rs 10.50. 
He mixed the two. Approximately at what price per Kg should he sell the mixture
 to make 35% profit
(A) 12
(B) 12.50
(C) 13
(D) 13.50

16. A profit of Rs 30000 is to be distributed among A,B & C in the proportion of 
3:5:7. What will be the difference in B & C share?
(A) 2000
(B) 4000
(C) 10000
(D) 14000

17.A certain amount was devided between salim & Rahimin ratio of 4:3. If Rahim 
share was Rs 2400, The total amount was
(A) 5600
(B) 3200
(C) 9600
(D) 16800

18 A box contain Rs56 in form of coinsof one rupee, 50 paisa, 25 paisa. The 50 paisa 
coins are double of 25 paisa coins and 4 times the number of one rupee coins. How
 many 50 paisa coins are there in the box ?
(A) 64
(B) 32
(C) 16
(D) data inadequate

19. In a school 105 of the boys are same in number as ¼th of the girls and 10% of 
the girls are same in number as 1/25th of boys. What is the ratio of boys & girls in
 the school ?
(A) 3:2
(B) 5:2
(C) 2:1
(D) 4:3

20. The marks obtain by Praveen & Vijay are in 4:5& obtain by Vijay & Suresh 
are in ratio of 3:2. The marks obtain by Praveen & Suresh are in ratio of ?
(A) 2:1
(B) 5:3
(C) 6:5
(D) 5:6

Answers :  1. (C) 2. (C) 3. (C) 4. (D) 5. (D) 6. (B) 7. (D) 8. (A) 9. (B) 10. (D)
11. (B) 12. (V) 13. (D) 14. (B) 15. (D) 16. (B) 17. (A) 18. (A) 19. (B) 20. (C)

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English Section : Model Questions for PA/SA Exam 2014 Preparation

Friends.. Here is some model Questions from English Section for practice

1.       A …..thief was caught by the police last night.
(A)    Famous
(B)   Popular
(C)    Renowned
(D)   Notorious

2.    Indian believes in tolerance, not in…..acceptance or rejection.
(A)    Alienation
(B)   Bigotry
(C)    Prejudice
(D)   Aggression

3.       The court of conscience…..all other courts.
(A)    Surpasses
(B)   Excels
(C)    Supersedes
(D)   Trespasses

4.       Ambition is one of those…..which are never satisfied.
(A)    Needs
(B)   Ideas
(C)    Passions
(D)   Fancies

5.       Dying is a very….. dreary affair.
(A)    Boring
(B)   Dull
(C)    Monotonous
(D)   Drab

6.  The senior officials of the ministry charged the secretary with gross…..of duty and so suspended him.
(A)    Disregard
(B)   Negligence
(C)    Laxity
(D)   Dishonesty

7.       His parents did not pay…..attention to his studies.
(A)    Suitable
(B)   Just
(C)    Remarkable
(D)   Proper

8.       I do not…..with the views expressed in your newspaper.
(A)    Confirm
(B)   Coincide
(C)    Compromise
(D)   Concur

9.       Despite her pleas, the mistress did not… her request.
(A)    Accede
(B)   Convince
(C)    Favour
(D)   Approve

10.   He is greatly admired for his…..behavior.
(A)    Decrepit
(B)   Decorative
(C)    Decadent
(D)   Decorous

11.   Nobody can say what…..him to commit this crime.
(A)    Excited
(B)   Attracted
(C)    Prompted
(D)   Roused

12.   The meeting….. with a vote of thanks.
(A)    Closed
(B)   Finished
(C)    Stopped
(D)   Concluded

13.   The environment was… his work and that’s why he succeeded.
(A)    Suitable
(B)   Confirming
(C)    Conducive
(D)   Adequate
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14.   It is difficult to believe what he tells us because his account of any event is always
full of…..of all sorts.
(A)    Discrepancies
(B)   Differences
(C)    Discretions
(D)   Distinctions

15.   As the waves rose and the ship tossed, many of the passengers felt…..
(A)    Lethargic
(B)   Tremulous
(C)    Subdued
(D)   Queasy

16.   The government should crush with a heavy hand all the gangs of terrorists
and foil their… against the integrity of our nation.
(A)    Foolish
(B)   Nefarious
(C)    Ugly
(D)   Undesirable

17.   The speaker…..the scope of his paper on ‘Work ethic’ at the outset.
(A)    Defined
(B)   Delineated
(C)    Ascribed
(D)   Declined

18.   He….. a lot over the pros and cons of the issue but could arrive at no fruitful result.
(A)    Envisioned
(B)   Contemplated
(C)    Embodied
(D)   Envisaged

19.   The custom officers… worth Rs. 1 crore from the smugglers.
(A)    Snatched
(B)   Captured
(C)    Mobbed
(D)   Confiscated

20.   On account of the dearth of grass on the arid plains the cattle became…..
(A)    Jubilant
(B)   Emaciated
(C)    Flippant
(D)   Agitated

21.   His…..helped him rise so high in life.
(A)    Cleverness
(B)   Wisdom
(C)    Cunningness
(D)   Genius

22.   The speaker painted a….. picture of hunger in parts of India.
(A)    Poignant
(B)   Passionate
(C)    Parsimonious
(D)   Chimerical

23.   Some region of our country still remains….. to the average man.
(A)    Impenetrable
(B)   Impermeable
(C)    Inaccessible
(D)   Impossible

24.She….people who are good at sports.
(A)    Supports
(B)   Admires
(C)    Attracts
(D)   Appeals

25. He wanted to help…..poverty.
(A) Diminish
(B) Reduce
(C) Dwindle
(D) Deplete


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