# Humanities and social science entrance exam

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humanities and social science exam

(Question on Numercal Ability Section)

Q1) which one of the following is prime number?

a)119
b)187
c)247
d)551

Q2 (51+52+53+…+100)=?

a) 2525
b)2975
c)3225
d)3775

Q3 Two numbers both greater than 29,have h.c.f 29 and l.c.m 4147.The sum of the numbers is:

a)666
b)669
c)696
d)966

Q4 The gretest number that exactly divides 105,1001 and 2436 is:

a)3
b)7
c)11
d)21

Q5)8796*223+8796*77=?

a)2736900
b)2738800
c)2658560
d)2716740

Q6)At what rate interest per annum will a sum of money double in 16 years?

a)12%
b)2.55%
c)20/4%
d)25/4%

Q7)At what rate percent per annum will the simple interest on a sum of money be 2/5 of the amount in 10 years?
a)4%
b)17/3
c)6%
d)20/3%

Q8)If the side of the squar is increased by 5 cm,the area increases by 165 sq.cm.The side of the square is:
Question
a)12 cm

b)13 cm

c)14 cm

d)15 cm

Question #6
Q9)What is the unit’s digit of the remainder when (343)29 is divided by (15)27?

a)4

b)2

c)8

d)6

Q10)How many words can be formed with the word LUCKNOW which have

1.No restriction

2.L is the first letter of the word

3.L and W are the terminal letters

4.L always occurs before U

5.L always occurs before U and U before W

Q11)If the diagonal of the square is made 1.5 tima,then the ration of the areas of two squares is:

a)4:3

b)4:5

c)4:7

d)4:9

Q12)If inflation increases at a rate of 8% p.a., what will a Rs.20 article cost at the end of two years ?

a)Between Rs 20 and Rs. 21

b) Between Rs 21 and Rs. 22

c)Between Rs 22 and Rs. 23

d)Between Rs 23 and Rs. 24

Q13)The Simple interest on a sum of money at 8% per annum for 2 years is half the sum.The sum is:

a)Rs.4800

b)6000

c)Rs.8000

Q14)If both the raduis and height of a right circular cone are increased by 20%, its volume will be increased by:

a)20%

b)40%

c)60%

d)72.5%

Q15)If A’s salary is 20% less than B’s salary,by how much percent is B’s salary more than A’s?

a)20%

b)30%

c)25%

d)35%

(Question On English Section)

Q1)cede means

a)send
b)trust or believe
c)take
d)go

Q2)port means

a)carry
b)feel
c)trust
d)send

Q3)pick the odd one out from the group

2.sprint,amble,jog,run

Q4)The new _________ in the defence field are quite _______ and hence appreciable.

a. ideas, novel

b. studies, substandard

c. incentives, diplomatic

d. appointments, sensitive

Q5)Ject means

a)free
b)throw
c)work
d)shine

Direction for question number(6 to 9)

Many years ago,there was an emperor,who was so excessively fond of new clothes,that he spent all his money on them.he did not trouble himself in the last his soldiers;now did he care to go either to the threatre or the chase,except when they gace him opportunities to display his new clothes.he had a different suit for each hour of the day.just as for other kings one could say,”He is sitting in council,” with this emperor,people would say,”The Emperor is sitting in his Wardrobe.”

Q6)What was the emperor fond of?

Q7)what would people always say about where to find their emperor

Q8)when did the emperor go to the threter?

Q9)Do you thi9nk he was the good emperor?

Q10)
A competitive market _________the desire to get __________.

a. influence, intelligent

b. urges, money-minded

c. motivates, noticed

d. blocks, transformed

Q11)Synonym of cautious

Q12)Is there any error in the sentence if yes then part will; be the answer otherwise ignore

Majority of the banks (a) / to reach out to those (b) (a)/ today uses technology(c)/livingin rural areas. (d) No error (e)

Q13) Raison d’etre

(a) free choice

(b) reason for existence

(c) logical conclusion free choice

(d) dubious argument

Q14)Tele means

a)two
b)near
c)far,distant
d)to disturb

Q15)Odd one out