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2010 Rpf exam model paper Question paper

Course:   University/board: Railway Exams

1. ?248+ \/52+?144 =?

(A) 14 (B) 16
(C) 18-8 (D) 16•6


2. The boys and girls in a college
are in the ratio 3 : 2. lf 20% of the
boys and 25% of the girls are
adults, the percentage of students
who are not adults is-

(A) 675% (B) 82-5%
(C) 78% (D) 58%


3. Five years ago the average age of
A, B, C, D was 45 years. By
including X the present average
of all the five is 49 years. Then
the present age of X is-—

(A) 64 years (B) 48years
(C) 45 years (D) 40 years


4. The difference between simple
interest and the compound
interest on Rs. 800 at 5% per
annum for 1 year is—»

(A) Rs. 81
(B) Rs. 41
(C) Rs. 56•50
(D) None of these.


5. A boat moves downstream at the
rate of 1 km in 6 minutes and
upstream at the rate of 1 km in 10
minutes. The speed of current

(A) 2 km/ hr
(B) 1km/ hr
(C) l•5 km/ hr
(D) 2•5 km/ hr


6. The ratio of number of boys and
girls in a school of 720 students
is 7 : 5. How many more girls
should be admitted to make the
ratio 1 1 1 ?

(A) 90 (B) 220
(C) 120 (D) 240


7. A can do g of a work in 5 days. B
can dog of the work in 10 days.
ln how many days both A and B
can do the work ?

(A) 7%days (B) 9%days
(c) Sgdays (D) 10 days


11. Consider the following state-
Assertion (A) : Median of {7, 2,
12, 5, 9} is 7.
Reason (R) : The middle most
value ot a data arranged in
ascending order is called median.
Now select your answer acc0r•
ding to the coding scheme given

(A) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(B) (A) alone is true
(C) (R) alone is true
(D) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).


12. Match List-I with List-II correctly
and select your answer using the
codes given below—~
(a) Correlation coefficient
(b) Coefficient of variation
(c) For a symmetrical distribu-
(d) MeandeviationfromMedian
1. Mean = Median = Mode
2. Least
3. Percentage variation
4, Cannot exceed unity

Codes :
(a) (b) (C) (d)
(A) 4 3 Z 1
(B) 4 2 3 1
(C) 4 3 1 2
(D) 3 4 2 1


13. Which one of the following is
correctly matched ?

(A) Harmonic mean
—A measure of skewness
(B) Mean deviation
-An average
(C) Analysis
—An arrangement of data
(D) Sales and profit
-—-Positive correlation


14. Which one of the following is
correctly matched ?

(A) Data ——A collection of objects
(B) Mode
—A well defined measure
(C) Range —Difference between
the largest and the smallest
items of a data
(D) Q. D.
-A best measure of dispersion


15. The average of three numbers is
135. The largest number is 180
and the difference of the other
two is 25. The smallest number
is— _

(A) 130 (B) 125
(C) 120 (D) 100


16. By frequency distribution we
mean the classification of data
according to—

(A) dissimilarities
(B) similarities
(C) class intervals
(D) magnitude


17. Value of M.D. of [5, 5, 5, 5, 5)
from Median is-

(A) 0 (B) 2
(C) 4 (D) 5


18. lf y = 3 + 2x, then the coefficient
of correlation between x and y

(A) -1 (B) 0
(C) 0•5 (D) 1


19. Which one of the following
measures cannot be computed
for {2, 7, 5, 10, 4) ?

(A) Mean
(B) Median
(C) Mode
(D) Harmonic Mean


20. Consider the following state-
Assertion (A) : Histogram is a
graphical presentation of data.
Reason (R) : Statistical data can
be represented in the form of
Now select your answer accord-
ing to the coding scheme given

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true
(B) Both (A) and (R) are false
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true


21. The Green Revolution has led to
marked increase in—
1. Productivity of wheat
2. Productivity of pulses
3. Regional inequalities [
4. Inter-personal inequalities A

Of the statements—
(A) 1 and 2 are correct
(B) 3 and 4 are correct
(C) 1, 3 and 4 are correct
(D) All are correct.


22. The chief centre or meeting point
of the Indo-Roman trade was-

(A) Arikamedu
(B) Alexandria
(C) Madurai
(D) Musiri


23. The Indus Valley Civilization is

(A) Ten thousand years old
(B) Seven thousand years old
(C) Five thousand years old
(D) Three thousand years old


24. Upanishads are books on-

(A) Religion
(B) Yoga
(C) Philosophy
(D) Law


25. Which one of the following is
correctly matched 7

(A) Ellora caves -Sal
(B) Mahabalipuram
(C) Meenakshi temple
(D) Khajuraho —Chandelas


26. Which of the following were
included in the Cripps propo»
sals ?
1. India was promised domin-
ion status
2. Setting up of a constitution-
making body consisting of
the elected representatives
from British India and mem-
bers from the princely states.
3. Setting up of an Executive
Council composed of Indians
4. It suggested partition of
Of the statements-

(A) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(B) 2, 3 and 4 are correct
(C) 1, 3 and 4 are correct
(D) 1, 2 and 4 are correct


27. The Iain temples known for the
finest marble carvings in India
are situated at-

(A) Gwalior i (B) Iaipur
(C) Gandhara (D) Dilwara


28. Who prepared the draft of the
'Quit India' resolution ?

(A) Acharya Kripalani
(B) Iawaharlal Nehru
(C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(D) Pattabhi Sitaramayya


29. Arrange the following events in
chronological order and mark
the correct choice from the
options given below-
1. Death of Bal Gangadhar
2. Nagpur session of the
3. The Moplah uprising
4. The inauguration of Vishwa
Bharati at Shantiniketan.

(A) 4, 3, 2 and 1
(B) 3, 4, 2 and 1
(C) 2, 1, 3 and 4
(D) 3, 2, 4 and 1


30. Who is called as the father of
pure Tamil movement ?

(A) Bhavanar
(B) Bharathi
(C) Thiru.V. Kalyanasundaranar
(D) Maraimalai Adikal


31. The district with highest population in Tamil Nadu as per 2001
census is-

(A) Madurai
(B) Chennai
(C) Coimbatore
(D) Trichi


32. The district with highest literacy
rate in Tamil Nadu is-

(A) Kamniyakumari
(B) Tirunelveli
(C) Cuddalore
(D) Thanjavur


33. The density of population in
Tamil Nadu is (as per 2001

(A) 478 (B) 456
(C) 411 (D) 626


34. SEBI has introduced rolling
settlement for selected shares
under the method-

(A) All shares have to be paid
for on the day of purchase
(B) Purchaser has to make
advance payment for the share
(C) Purchase can be set oft
against sales
(D) Payment has to be settled at
the end of 5th day


35. Which of the following state»
ments is correct regarding Indira
Awas Yojana ?

(A) Soil and water conservation
(B) Construction of rural roads
(C) Providing houses at free of
cost to the members of SC / ST
• and free bonded labourers
(D) Land development and
waste land development


36. Match List-I with List—II correctly
and select your answer using the
codes given below-
List-I List-II
(a) IFCI 1. 1955
(b) ICICI 2. 1964
(c) IDBI 3. 1948
(d) EXIM Bank 4. 1971

(a) (b) (C) (d)
(A) 4 3 2 1
(B) 3 2 4 1
(C) 3 1 2 4
(D) 2 3 4 1


37. Consider the following state-
1. The expansion of the public
sector was based on Indus—
trial Policy Resolution, 1956
2. Govt. has announced New
Industrial Policy in ]uly,
3. Govt. has not announced
any industrial policy at all.
Of the statements-

(A) 1 alone is correct
(B) 2 alone is correct
(C) 1 and 2 are correct '
(D) All are correct _


38. On whose vision was the term
'democratic socialism' described ?

(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Srnt. Indira Gandhi
(C) Iawaharlal Nehru
(D) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


39. Which one of the following is
correctly matched ?

(A) Industrial policy statement
(B) Report on the committee on
disinvestment of shares (Rangarajan Committee) -1987
(C) Common Minimum Programme of United Front Govt.
(D) Start of tenth Five-Year Plan


40. For which purpose is the finance
commission appointed ?

(A) To make recommendahon
for devolution of non-plan
revenue resources
(B) To earn foreign exchange
(C) To recommend measures for
profit making public sector
(D) To impose taxes


41. In which year was Legislative
Council abolished in Tamil
Nadu ?

(A) 1984 (B) 1985
(C) 1986 (D) 1987


42. The major emphasis in the First
Five-Year Plan was on-

(A) Employment generation
(B) Agriculture
(C) Export promotion
(D) Industry


43. UNICEF was established in the

(A) 1946 (B) 1956
(C) 1949 (D) 1954


44. Which one of the following is
correct .

(A) Human Development Index
-United Nations
(B) PQLI -1996
(C) Social Indicators -I.ndia
(D) Welfare measures -Morris


45. Indian Telephone Industries Ltd.
is located at-

(A) Mumbai and Bangalore
(B) Bangalore
(C) Mumbai and New Delhi
(D) Mumbai and Chennai


46. Raurkela steel plant was set up
with the assistance from-

(B) UK
(D) West Germany


47. The Oil and Natural Gas Com-
mission was set up i.n•- .

(A) 1956 (B) 1957
(C) 1959 (D) 1961


48. The Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission——

(A) Is the Prime Minister
(B) Is the Planning Minister
(C) Holds the rank of a cabinet
minister _
(D) Is an economist of repute


49. World Trade Organisation was
started in the year•

(A) 1984 (B) 1994
(C) 1995 (D) 1996


50. In Tamil Nadu, the district with
the highest sex ratio as per 2001
census is-

(A) Tuticorin (B) Tirunelveli
(C) Rarnnad (D) Nilgiris


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