UPSC IES Sample Paper

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UPSC IES Sample Paper

IES General Ability Sample paper : 

Directions (For question number 1 to 10 ):
Each of the following nine items consists of a word or a group of words in capital letters, followed by four words or groups of words. Select the word or group of words that is most similar in meaning to the word or group of words in capital letters.

1. CANARD

(a) a bird     (b) spare   (c) offensive    (d)  hoax

2. SAGACIOUS

(a) appealing  (b) placid  (c) wise (d ) shaky

3. CADENCE

(a) rhythm      (b) retreat  (c) fix  (d) final

4. EXPURGATE

(a)  Enjoy      (b) clear   (c) display (d) harbour

5. PUTRID

(a)  pure   (b) decayed   (c) shallow  (d) sweet

6. ELOQUENT

(a)  rhetoric    (b) legal   (c) edible (d) feeble

7. IMBIBE

(a) emit            (b) absorb     (c) imitate     (d) convince

8. BEDRAGGLE

(a) reduce        (b) soiled        (c) hypnotize    (d) sell

9. SCATHING

(a) tossing        (b) damaging      (c) hating    (d) fat

10. SYCOPHANTIC

(a) circular  (b) symmetrical   (c) servile  (d)fertile

ANTONYMS

Directions (For the 10 items which follow) :

Each of the following ten items consists of a word in capital
letters, followed by four words or groups of words. Select the word
or group of words that is furthest in meaning to the word in capital
letters.

11. OMEGA

(a) beta   (b) gamma (c) delta (d) alpha

12. SCANTY

(a)  ample   (b) sample  (c) adore (d) afore

13. ANGELICAL

(a) magnanimous   (b) diabolical (c) benevolent  (d) critical

14. HAUGHTINESS

(a) unskilled (b) affability (c) adduce (d) abject

15. BEFOUL

(a) flounder  (b) cleanse (c) buoyant (d) flambé

16. PLAINTIFF

(a) bigot     (b) defendant   (c) decoy  (d)  frond

17. CALLOW

(a) mature      (b) oppose   (c) bustle    (d) burly

18. CALUMIATE

(a) eulogise    (b) callous  (c) enervate   (d) temperate

19. GARRULOUS

(a) loquacious    (b) talkative    (c) queit     (d) weary

20. ENSHROUD

(a) apprise     (b) incense    (c) wallow      (d) camp

Directions (For the 5 items which follow) :

In each of the following five items, a related pair of words (in capital letters) is followed by four pairs of words. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the original pair (in capital letters).

21.  CACOPHONY:EUPHONY::

(a)  belligerent : soothing

(b) loveliness : peace

(c) tempestuous: Atlantic

(d) horrific : sympathetic

22. FICKLE : STABLE ::

(a) laughter : barn

(b) equine : horse

(c) impulsive : considered

(d) fundamental : elemental

23. UNRIDDLE : MYSTERY ::

(a) deactivate : bomb

(b) fish : anemone

(c) strike : harder

(d) crack : glass

24. AXLE : STEER::

(a)  tire : ride

(b) awl : puncture

(c) plane : soar

(d) knife : slice

25. SLANDER: DISPARAGEMENT::

(a) sorrow : death

(b) commendation: praise

(c) paean: anger

(d) reproof: confirmation

Directions (Questions 26 to 30) : In these questions, the letters in a word are replaced by certain other letters according to specific rule to form its code. The candidate is required to detect the coding pattern & answer the question accordingly.

26.  If TRUTH is coded as SUQSTVSUGI,then the code for FALSE will be

(a) EGZBKMRDE  (b) EGZBKMRTDF  (c) EGZBKMRTDF   (d) FGZBKNRTDF

27. if POND is coded as RSTL, How is hear written in that code ?

(a)  GHIJ    (b) GHIZ    (c) JIGZ     (d) JCLZ   (e) None of these

28. If STRONG is written as ROTNSG ,then how would NAGPUR be written in the same code ?

(a) GPAUNR   (b) PGUARN   (c) PGAURN  (d) GPUANR

29. In a certain code,MONKEY is written as XDJMNL , how is tiger written in that code ?

(a)  QDFHS   (b) SDFHS     (c) SHFDQ     (d) UJHFS   (e) None of these

30. If DIAMOND is coaded as VQYMKLV,how is FEMALE coded ?

(a) TUMYNU    (b) UVNZOV     (c)  UVNYNV  (d) TVNYNV   (e) TUMZOU

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One Response to UPSC IES Sample Paper

  1. Sudhakar says:

    Group preparation

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