2008 Amity University B.B.A amity bba exam paper Question paper
BBA Admission Test General Guidelines & Sample Paper
SECTION  I : LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION (40 Questions)
SECTION  II : MATHEMATICAL SKILLS (40 Questions)
SECTION  III : DATA ANALYSIS & SUFFICIENCY (20 Questions)
SECTION  IV : INTELLIGENCE & CRITICAL REASONING (40 Questions)
SECTION  V : INDIAN & GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT (40 Questions)
SECTION  I LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION
SAMPLE QUESTIONS
Passage Comprehension
India?s nuclear ambition had been the bone of contention for a very long time. It was asettled belief in our country that the US began to stress the issue of signing the CTBT only inmore recent rounds of talks when the two countries had come close to an agreement on theother issues, including the CTBT, because it is a part of its somewhat browbeating style ofdoing business. But a moment?s reflection would show that there could be anotherexplanation. In the aftermath of Pokhranll, when tempers had cooled, the US was predisposedto accept our Prime Minister?s repeated assertions that India intended to arm itself withnuclear weapons only as a deterrent to a nuclear attack or black mail.
Q1. Which of the following statements is false in the context of the passage?
I. Only because of the Pokhranll the US had accepted Indian Prime Minister
assertion about India?s nuclear policy.
II. The rounds of talks were being held by at least three countries, the US being the
mediator.
III. Indian Prime Minister has assured the world that it would not initiate nuclear
attack on any nation.
(1) Only I and III (2) Only I and II
(3) Only II and III (4) All the three
Sentence Correction
In question 2 the sentence has four underlined portions marked A, B C and D. Choose the
portion that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.
Q2. Caricature, a type of exaggeration is common used in political cartoons.
(A) (B) (C) (D)
(1) A (2) B
(3) C (4) D
Q3. WORD ANALOGY
ALLAY: PAIN :
(1) awareness : consciousness (2) deaf: dumb
(3) laugh : joke (4) soothe : unnerve
Q4. SYNONYMS :
AUGMENT means ..........
(1) contract (2) influence
(3) capture (4) aggravate
Q5. ANTONYMS
Word nearest to the opposite of ?PROMISCUOUS? is
(1) select (2) casual
(3) eminent (4) distinctive
Q6. Complete the Sentence
Physical fitness exercises can cause injuries ....... the participants are not careful.
(1) if (2) that
(3) to (4) at
SECTION  II MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
SAMPLE QUESTIONS
Q7. What approximate value should come in place of question mark (?) in the following
equation?
9876 / 24.96 + 215.005  ? = 309.99
(1) 395 (2) 295
(3) 300 (4) 315
Q8. Annual income of A and B is in the ratio of 4 : 3 and their annual expenses bear a ratio
3:2. If each of them saves Rs. 600 at the end of the year, then annual income of A is
(1) Rs. 1,200 (2) Rs. 2,400
(3) Rs. 1,800 (4) Rs. 4,800
Q9. Divide Rs. 600 among A, B and C so that Rs. 40 more than 2/5th of A?s share, Rs.
20 more than 2/7th of B?s share and Rs. 10 more than 9/7th of C?s share may all be
equal. A?s share than will be
(1) Rs. 280 (2) Rs. 150
(3) Rs. 170 (4) Rs. 200
Q10. Probability
Two girls and four boys are to be seated in a row in such a way that the girls do not sit
together. In how many different ways can it be done?
(1) 720 (2) 480
(3) 360 (4) 240
Q11.A boat running down stream covers a distance of 16 km in 2 hours while for covering
the same distance upstream, it takes 4 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still
water?
(1) 4 km/h (2) 6 km/h
(3) 8 km/h (4) Data inadequate
Q12.Algebra
The value of n is
(1) 35 (2) 36
(3) 37 (4) 40
Q13. Mensuration
A horse is tethered to one corner of a rectangular grassy field 40m by 24m by a rope
14m long. Over how much area of the field can it graze?
(1) 154 m2 (2) 308 m2
(3) 150 m2 (4) None of these
Q14.A polygon has 44 diagonals, which the number of its sides is
(1) 11 (2) 9
(3) 7 (4) 5
Q15.The square root of
0.09 + 2 x 0.21 + 0.49 is
(1) 49 09 . + (2) 2 21 .
(3) 1 (4) .58
Q16.The value of is 08 . 0 3 0000729 . 0 3 + is
(1) 0.1 (2) 0.5
(3) 0.6 (4) 0.8
SECTION  III DATA ANALYSIS & SUFFICIENCY
SAMPLE QUESTIONS
Directions (Qs. 17 to 18): These questions are based on the graph below. Read the graph
and answer these questions
Percentage Profit earned by Two Companies A and B over the given years
Q17.Expenditure of Company B in 1996 and 1997 are Rs. 12 lakh and Rs. 14.5 lakh
respectively. What was the total income of Company B in 1996 and 1997 together
(in lakh Rupees}?
(1) 39.75 (2) 37.95 (3) 38.75 (4) 38.5
Q18.If the expenditure of Company A and B in 2000 were qual and the total income of the
two companies was Rs. 5.7 lakh. What was the total expenditure of the two companies
in 2000 ?
(1) 4 lakh (2) 2 lakh (3) 4.2 lakh (4) Data inadequate
SECTION  IV INTELLIGENCE & CRITICAL REASONING
SAMPLE QUESTIONS
Q19. Spatial Diagrams
Fill in the blank in the series
Q20.In a group of 36 persons, a total of 16 take tea while, 9 take tea but not coffee. How
many persons in this group take coffee but not tea?
(1) 27 (2) 20
(3) 25 (4) 11
Q21.Alphabetic Series
What is the next letter in the series a, c, b, d, e, ?
(1) h (2) g
(3) i (4) j
Q22. Numeric Series
Direction: Find the missing number
3 5 8 7
4 6 4 6
5 2 2 3
58 58 62 ?
(1) 126 (2) 122
(2) 128 (4) 124
Q23.If TAIL is coded as VCKN, how is PEACE be coded in the code language?
(1) RGCEG (2) QFBDF (3) RDZBD (4) QECEG
Q24.Deductive Logic/Inductive Logic
Although the time taken by earth to spin once around its axis is 23 hours 56 minutes,
the time from one noon to next noon is 24 hours. This discrepancy is due to the fact.
(1) The earth is moving in an elliptical orbit.
(2) The earth?s exis is titled 23.5 degrees.
(3) There is a slight wobbling of earth?s axis.
(4) Venus and Mars exert slight gravitational attraction on the earth.
Q25.According to certain codes :
x means ?greater than?
+ means ?less than?
?means ?equal to?
% means ?plus?
if A ?X, B ?Z, Y + C,
then the relation between ABC and XYZ is
(1) ABC+XYZ (2) (ABC % XYZ) X (2 XYZ)
(3) (2 XYZ) X (ABC % XYZ) (4) (ABC /3) + (XYZ/4)
Critical Reasoning/Logical Corollary
Directions:Two statements are given followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions are definitely drawn from the given statements.
Give 1 if only I follows Give 2 if only II follows
Give 3 if neither I nor II follow Give 4 if I and II both follow
Q26.Statements
In a Golf Club, all the members are not active players of the game but all of them are
rich. Mrs X is a member.
Conclusions:
I. She is a golfer
II: She is rich
(1) 1 (2) 2 (3) 3 (4) 4
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