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Class 8

Class 9

Class 10

13th

LEVEL - 2
Year 2010-11

MENTALABILITY
1.

The greatest among the following is ______.


I.

1.728

(A) I
2.

3 - 1
3 + 1

III.

(B) IV

-2

(C) II

(D) 110

Thedifferencebetweenapositiveproperfractionanditsreciprocalis
3
5

(B)

3
10

(C)

4
5

C
D

9
. Thefractionis______.
20
5
(D)
4

(B) 2.64

(C) 2.61

(D) 2.64

If x is the length of a median of an equilateral triangle, then its area is ____.


2
(A) x

(B)

1 2
x
2

(C)

3 2
x
2

In the given figure, the value of a, b and c are ____.

43
D
a
c

(B) a=62,b=13,c=105
(C) a=105,b=13,c=62

62

(D) a=62,b=105,c=13

b
E

100 jugs full of water are emptied in a conical flask. The height of the water level is 75 cm, the
3
diameter of the water level, when each jug contains 3850 cm of water is _____.
(A) 70cm

9.

3 2
x
3

(D)

(A) a=105,b=62,c=13

8.

92

The simplification of 3.36 - 2.05 + 1.33 equals ______ .


(A) 2.60

7.

(B) 105

(A)

6.

F
20
E

Inthegivenfigure,ABCDisacyclicquadrilateralinwhichAEisdrawnparallel
to CD, and BA is produced. If ABC = 92 and FAE = 20, find BCD.
(C) 100

5.

(D) III

3
3
3
3
(C) (x+y+z) =27xyz (D) x +y +z =27xyz

(B) x+y+z=27xyz

(A) 108

4.

17
8

IV.

1/3
1/3
1/3
If x + y + z = 0 then
3
3
3
(A) x +y +z =0

3.

II.

(B) 35cm

(C) 140cm

(D) 210cm

Ninepersons wenttoahotel fortaking their meals.Eightofthem spent ` 12 eachon theirmeals


andtheninthspent`8morethantheaverageexpenditureofallthenine.Whatwasthetotalmoney
spentby them?
(A) `117

(B) `118

(C) `119

(D) `120

2
2
2
10. If x + px + q = (x + a)(x + b), then one of the factor of x + pxy + qy is

(A) (x+ay)

(B) (xay)

(C) (ax+y)

(D) (axy)

11. Choose the odd numeral pair/group in the given question :


(A) 8164
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(B) 10049

(C) 10081
2

(D) 100121

12. What comes next in the given pattern ?


6, 24, 60, 120, 210, ___
?__
(A) 336

(B) 307

(C) 301

(D) 299

13. If 5 * 4 = 3 13 * 12 = 5. What is the value of 10 * 8 = ?


(A) 2

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 21

14. 10 friendsmeet atnewyearparty.Everyoneof 10 friendsshookhandswitheach other onlyonce


and say hello to each other. Then how many times "Hello" is spoken by them ?
(A) 400

(B) 380

(C) 40

(D) 90

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15. Nihal remembers that his father's birthday is after 25 but before 28 March whereas his sister
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Niharika remembers that her father's birthday is after 26 but before 29 March. On which day is
Nihal'sfather's birthday ?
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(A) 26

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(B) 27

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(C) 28

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(D) 29

SCIENCE

Speed

16. Figure shows the speed time graph of a train.


Study it carefully and choose the correct statement.
(A) AsPQisparalleltotimeaxis,itshowsthatthetrainisat
restinthisportion.
(B) ThetrainhassamespeedatpointsO and R.
(C) SlopeofgraphOPgivesdistancetravelledbythetrain
(D) Thegraphdepictsauniformmotion.

M
Time

17. In which of the following cases will the work done be maximum by force F ? The body is moved
through a distance S on the ground.
F
(A) (i)
F
F
(B) (ii)
60
(C) (iii)
45
30
F
(D) (iv)
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
1
18. Aballofmass100gmovingwithvelocity10ms isstoppedbyaboyin0.2s.Theforceapplied
by the boy to stop the ball is

(A) 3N

(B) 2N

(C) 5N

(D) 7N.

19. A ball is dropped in two different liquids one by one, in which it rests as shown below.
Fromthiswecanconcludethat
(A) Densityofliquid(i)isgreaterthanthatofball.
(B) Densityofliquid(ii)isequaltothatofball.
(C) Densityofliquid(ii)isgreaterthanthatofliquid(i).
(D) Noneofthese.

(i)

(ii)

20. Read the given statements and mark the correct option.
Statement1:Anytwobodies intheuniverseattracteachother.
Statement 2 : Mass of a body keeps changing with place, in the universe.
(A) Bothstatements 1and2aretrueandstatement2isthecorrect explanationofstatement1.
(B) Bothstatements1and2aretruebutstatement2isnotthecorrectexplanationofstatement1.
(C) Statement1istruebutStatement2isfalse.

(D) Statement1isfalsebutstatement2istrue.

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21. Match the Column I and Column II and mark the correct option from the codes given below.
ColumnI
ColumnII
(a) Inertia
(i) Product of force and time.
(b) Product of mass and velocity
(ii) Uniform velocity
(c) Zeroacceleration
(iii) Mass of a body
(a)
(b)
(c)
(A) (i)

(iii)

(ii)

(B) (ii)

(iii)

(i)

(C) (iii)

(i)

(ii)

(D) (i)

(ii)

(iii)

22. When a body falls from an aeroplane there is increase in its


(A) Acceleration

(B) Potentialenergy

(C) Kineticenergy

(D) Rest mass.

(D)
Time

Time

Time

Velocity

(C)

Velocity

(B)

Distance

(A)

Distance

23. Which of the following graphs shows an accelerated motion?

Time

DIRECTION : Read the passage carefully and answer question numbers 24 and 25.
ApersonAdoes500Jofworkin10minandanotherpersonBdoes600Jofworkin20min.Letthe
powerdeliveredbyAandBbeP andP respectively.
1
2
24. P and P are related as
1
2
(A) P =P
1
2

(B) P >P
1
2

(C) P <P
1
2

(D) P andP areundefined.


1
2

25. P and P respectively are


1
2
(A) 0.83W,0.5W

(B) 8.3W,5W

(C) 2.8W,2.9W

(D) 4W,6W.

26. Inanorchestra,themusicalsoundsofdifferentinstrumentsaredistinguishedfromoneanotherby
whichof thefollowing characteristics.
(A) Pitch

(B) Loudness

(C) Quality

27. The size of an air bubble rising up in water


(A) Decreases

(D) Overtones.

(B) Increases

(C) Remainssame

(D) Mayincreaseordecrease.

28. The figure represents the process of

Thermometer

(A) Distillation

flask

(B) Sublimation

Water
condenser

Acetone
+water

(C) Chromatography

Coldwaterin

(D) Filtration

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Wateroutlet
Clamp

Acetone

29. Achemisttook23crystalsofKMnO anddissolvedtheminwater.TheparticlesofKMnO gotevenly


4
4
distributed in water.This shows that
(B) Particlesofmatterattracteachother

(C) Particlesofmatterareverysmall

(D) Particlesofmatterhaveenergy.

30. Givenisthegraphicalrepresentationofnumberofmolecules
of different gases.
Which is/are placed at correct position ?
(A) H ,He
2
(B) N ,CH
2
4
(C) He,CH
4

Number of molecules

(A) Thereisspacebetweentheparticlesofmatter

23

6.02310

23

3.0110

23

1.5010

H
2

CH
4

2
1
Mass(g)

(D) H ,CH
2
4
31. I.

N
2

He

The number of electrons gained, lost or shared by an element to complete its octet is called

its A .
II. Electrons were discovered by B .
III. The maximum number of electrons present in a shell is C .
A, B and C are
2
(A) A=electronicconfiguration,B=Chadwick,C=2n ,wheren=1,2,3....
2
(B) A=electronicconfiguration,B=J.J.Thomson,C=2n ,wheren=1,2,3
2
(C) A=valency,B=Chadwick,C=2n ,wheren=1,2,3
2
(D) A=valency,B=J.J.Thomson,C=2n ,wheren=1,2,3....

32. The average atomic mass of a sample X is 16.2 u. The %ages of 16 X and
8
(A) 90%and10%

(B) 91.5%and8.5%

(C) 90.4%and9.6%

18
8 X

in it are

(D) 10%and90%.

33. Read the given statements and mark the correct option.
StatementI:Separation/identificationofdifferentcomponentsofamixturebypaperchromatography
is based upon their solubilities in the same solvent.
StatementII:Thesubstancewhichismoresolubleinthesolventmovesfasterandgetsseparated
from the substance which moves slowly.
(A) BothStatementIandStatementIIaretrueandStatementIIisthecorrectexplanationofStatementI.
(B) BothStatementIandStatementIIaretrueandStatementIIisnotthecorrectexplanationofStatementI.
(C) StatementIistruebutStatementIIisfalse.

(D) StatementIisfalsebutStatementIIistrue.

34. Ifweremovetheglassplate,theprocesstakingplaceis

JarB
Air

(A) Condensation

Glass
plate

(B) Sublimation
(C) Diffusion

Redbrown
gas
JarA

(D) Evaporation.
35. The correct increasing order (lowest first) for the values of e/m (charge/mass) is
(A) e,p,n, a

(B) n,p,e, a

(C) n,p, a, e

(D) n, a,p,e.

36. What is the amount of water required to prepare 500 g of 2.5% solution of sugar ?
(A) 500g

(B) 400g

(C) 487.5g
5

(D) 328.5g
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37. Read the given statements and mark the correct option.
Statement I : Pure water obtained from different sources such as river, well, spring, etc. always
contain hydrogen and oxygen combined in the ratio of 1:8 by mass.
Statement II:A chemical compound always contains elements combined in same proportions by
mass. This is in accordance with law of constant composition.
(A) StatementIandIIaretrueandstatementIIiscorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(B) StatementIandIIaretruebutstatementIIisnotthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(C) StatementIistruebutstatementIIisfalse.
(D) StatementIisfalsebutstatementIIistrue.
38. Whichofthefollowingstatementsregardingthegivenfigureofmicroscope
is incorrect ?
(A) Itwasdevelopedduring1930to1946.
(B) Abeamofelectronsisusedinthismicroscope.
(C) Magnificationisupto200,000timesthantheoriginalsizeofparticle.
(D) Itusesvisiblelight.
39. The energy requiredforvarious chemicalactivities needed forlife isreleasedby mitochondriain
the form of ________.
(A) ADP

(B) AMP

(C) ATP

(D) CTP

40. What is common to all the tissues shown in the given figures ?

(A) Thesearecomplexpermanenttissues.
(B) Theyprovidemechanicalstrengthandelasticitytothegrowingstems.
(C) Theydividecontinuouslyandhelpinincreasingthelengthandgirthoftheplant.
(D) Thesearedeadcellswiththicksecondarywallsimpermeabletowater.
41. Which of the following statements is incorrect ?
(A) Matrixofcartilagedoesnothavecalciumsaltswhereasthesesalts,mainlycalciumphosphates,arealways
presentinthematrixofbone.
(B) Bloodconsistsofonlyerythrocytesandleucocyteswhereaslymphconsistsofplasmaandplatelets.
(C) Simpletissueismadeupofsimilarcellswhereascomplextissueismadeupoftwoormorethantwotypes
ofcells.
(D) Phloemtransportsphotosyntheticallypreparedfoodmaterialsfromtheleavestothestorageorgans.
42. Earthworms and leeches belong to the phylum
(A) Coelenterata
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(B) Nematoda

(C) Annelida
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(D) Arthropoda

Direction : Refer the given figure and answer Q.nos. 43 and 44.
43. Identify the plant and the division to which it belongs.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Plant
Chara
Funaria
Equisetum
Marsilea

Division
Thallophyta
Bryophyta
Pteridophyta
Pteridophyta

44. Which of the following statements is incorrect for the given plant ?
(A) Itbelongstoaplantgroupwithhiddenreproductiveorgans.
(B) Itpossessesaspecialisedtissuefortheconductionofwater.
(C) Itpossessesnakedembryoscalledspores.

(D) Itpossessesflowers andproduceseeds.

45. EdwardJennerwasthefirsttodevelopvaccines,byusingliveorganisms.Thetermvaccinationhas
been derived by the use of ______ virus as vaccine.
(A) Smallpox

(B) Chickenpox

(C) Cowpox

(D) Measles

46. On which of the following diseases, antibiotics will not be effective ?


(i) Typhoid
(ii) Tuberculosis
(iii) Denguefever
(v) AIDS
(A) (i),(ii)&(v)

(B) (iii)&(v)

(C) (iv)&(v)

(iv) Cholera
(D) (ii),(iii)&(iv)

47. Study the given figure of nitrogen cycle.


Nitrogenin
theair
P
Herbivore

R
Deadorganic
matter

Beanplantwith
rootnodules

S
Nitrate

Identifythelocationofdecaycausers,nitrifiers,denitrifiersandnitrogenfixersinthecycleandselectthe
correctoptionfromthecodesgivenbelow?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

P
Nitrifiers
Denitrifiers
Denitrifiers
Nitrifiers

Q
Denitrifiers
Nitrogenfixers
Decaycausers
Nitrogenfixers

R
Decaycausers
Decaycausers
Nitrogenfixers
Denitrifiers

S
Nitrogenfixers
Nitrifiers
Nitrifiers
Decaycausers.

48. Which of the following are the harmful effects of air pollution ?
(i) Globalwarming
(ii) Eutrophication
(iii) Carbonmonoxidepoisoning
(iv) Diseaseslikecholera&dysentery
(v) Biomagnificationofchemicals
(vi) Respiratoryproblemslikeasthma&brochitis
(vii) Acidrain
(A) (i),(ii),(iii)&(iv)

(B) (iv),(v)(vi)&(vii)

(C) (ii),(iii),(v)&(vii)
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(D) (i),(iii),(vi)&(vii).
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49. Read the following statements and mark the correct option.
StatementI:Mixedcroppingisthepracticeofgrowingoftwoormorecropssimultaneouslyonthe
same piece of land.
StatementII:Thebasicobjectiveinmixedcroppingistominimisethecropfailureduetoabnormal
weatherconditions.
(A) BothstatementsIandIIaretrueandstatementIIisthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(B) BothstatementsIandIIaretruebutstatementIIisnotthecorrectexplanationofstatementI.
(C) StatementIistruebutstatementIIisfalse.

(D) StatementIisfalsebutstatementIIistrue.

50. Whichofthefollowingweedsisoneofthetenworstweedsoftheworldandiscalled'GajarGhas'?
(A) Chenopodium

(B) Parthenium

(C) Amaranthus

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(D) Convolvulus.

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LEVEL - 2
Year 2011-12

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MENTALABILITY
1.

3
3
3
If x + y + z = 1, xy + yz + zx = 1 and xyz = 1, then the value of x + y + z is ____.

(A) 1
2.

(B) 1

(C) 0

(D) 2

ABCDisatrapeziumwithparallelsidesAB=aandDC=b.IfEandFaremidpointsofnonparallel
sides AD and BC respectively, then the ratio of areas of quadrilaterals ABFE and EFCD is ___.
(A) a:b

3.

4.

(B) (a+3b):(3a+b)

(C) (3a+b):(a+3b)

O is the centre of a circle and PQ is a diameter. If ROS = 40, find RTS.


(A) 60
(B) 70
(C) 50
(D) 20

40

Selectafigurefromtheoptionsthatwouldcontinuetheseriesasestablishedbyfiveproblemfigures.
ProblemFigures
P
R
C
R
A
O
E
O
P
D
W
O
D
W
W
W
D
W
D
O
E
C
D
O
P
R
P
R
C
R
R

(A)

C
W
D

5.

(D) (2a+b):(3a+b)

(B)

R
A
O
W
D
C

(C)

A
C
D
W
O
R

(D)

R
C
D
W
O
A

Aman'spresent ageis three times hisson's present age andtwofifth ofhis father'spresent age.
The averageofthepresentagesofallofthemis46years.WhatisthedifferencebetweenAman's
son's present age and Aman's father's present age?
(A) 68years

6.

(B) 88years

(C) 58years

(D) 78years

O is the centre of the circle and DAB = 50. Calculate the values of x and y respectively.
D

(A) 100,130
(B) 80,100

O x

(C) 70,50
(D) 50,130
Whatwastheaveragenumberofstudentsinall
the schools together in year 2006?
(A) 2000
(B) 5000
(C) 4000

SchoolA
SchoolB
SchoolC

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007


Years

(D) 3000
8.

50

Numberofstudents
(Inthousands)

7.

y C

HowmanysuchpairsoflettersarethereinthewordPERFORATEeachofwhichhasasmanyletters
between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
(A) None

9.

(B) One

(C) Two

(D) Three

Find the weight of a lead pipe 3.5 m long, if the external diameter of the pipe is 2.4 cm and the
thickness of the lead is 2 mm and 1 cubic cm of lead weighs 11gm.
(A) 4.329kg

(B) 5.324kg

(C) 2.534kg

(D) 3.258kg

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10. Find the value of p, if the mean of the following distribution is 20.
x 15 17 19 20+p 23
5
p
f 2 3 4
6
(A) 1
11. If x4 +

(B) 1
1

x 4
(A) 18

= 47, then the value of x3 +

(C) 0
1
x 3

(D) Both(A)and(B)

is _____.

(B) 27

(C) 14

(D) 12

12. P, Q, R, S, T,V, W,Y and Z aresitting arounda circlefacing the centre. V issecond to theleft of
Pwhoisthirdto the leftof Y. S is fourthto theleft of P. T is third to the right of Q whois to the
immediate right of V. W is fourth to the right of Z. Who is third to the left of S ?
(A) Y
(B) W
(C) T
(D) Datainadequate
13. A bag contains 50 coins and each coin is marked from 51 to 100. One coin is picked at random.
The probability that the number on the coin is not a prime number, is ____.
(A)

1
5

(B)

3
5

(C)

2
5

(D)

14. In thegiven figure, QP II ML and other angles are shown. Find the
value of x.
(A) 60
(B) 35
(C) 20
(D) 30

4
5
A

35
10

15
x
Q

3
2
3
2
15. Let p and q bethe remainders,whenthepolynomials x + 2x 5ax 7and x + ax 12x +6are
divided by (x + 1) and (x 2) respectively. If 2p + q = 6, then value of a is ____.
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 4
(D) 3

SCIENCE
DIRECTION : Study the diagram given below and answer questions 16 and 17. (The diagrams are not
drawn to scale).
16. What is the extension of spring P in figure(iii)?
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(A) 6cm
(B) 9cm
(C) 12cm
(D) 15cm
P 3cm
P

17. Springs P and Q are similar. What is the


length of spring P in figure (iv)?
(A) 6cm
(B) 9cm
(C) 12cm
(D) 15cm

6cm

2N
8N
8N

18. Which of the following statements is correct?


(A) Kineticenergyofasystemcanbechangedwithoutchangingthemomentum.
(B) Kineticenergyofasystemcannotbechangedwithoutchangingitsmomentum.
(C) Momentumofasystemcannotbechangedwithoutchangingitskineticenergy.
(D) Asystemcannothaveenergywithouthavingmomentum.
19. Inwhichofthefollowingfigures,theballwillhavethemostkineticenergywheneachballisreleased
from the top of the ramp ?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

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20. Amicrophone is connectedtoan oscilloscope. Thediagram shows thetraceonthe screen when


the microphone receives a pure note.

Whichtracecanbeobtainedwhenamusicalinstrumentproducesanoteofthesamepitchbutof
adifferent quality?
(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

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21. A barometer is carried from the 1 floor to the 20 floor of a building.
Why does the reading on the barometer fall?
(A) Airpressurehasincreased.
(B) Gravityhasdecreased.
(C) Temperaturehasincreased.
(D) Thereislessairabovethebarometer.

22. One man takes one minute to raise a box to a height of 1 metre and another man takes
1/2 minute to do so. The energy of the two is _____.
(A) Different
(B) Same
(C) Energyofthefirstismore
(D) Energyofthesecondismore
23. A tennis ballis dropped on toa horizontal surface.As theball bounces up anddown, the height
of each bounce gradually decreases. During the motion of the ball ____.
(A) Kineticenergyoftheballisconstant
(B) Thepotentialenergyoftheballisconstant
(C) Thesumofthekineticandpotentialenergiesoftheballisconstant
(D) Thetotalenergyoftheball,groundandairisconstant
24. Match the following and select the correct option.
A boy ofmass 55 kg, runs up aflight of 40 stairs, eachmeasuring 0.15 m in 5 s. Column II gives
numerical value for quantities described in Column I.
ColumnI
ColumnII
(a) Force acting on the boy
(p) 550
(b) Work done by the boy
(q) 3300
(c) Gain of potential energy by the boy
(r) 33000
(d) Power developed by the boy
(s) 220
(A) (a)(p),(b)(q),(c)(q),(d)(s)
(B) (a)(s),(b)(p),(c)(q),(d)(r)
(C) (a)(r),(b)(s),(c)(p),(d)(q)
(D) (a)(q),(b)(r),(c)(s),(d)(p)
25. Twomirrorsarearrangedasshowninthefigure.Lightisincidentonthe
firstmirroratanangleof30anditreflectstowardsasecondmirror.The
value of angle q is ______.
(A) 15
(B) 20
(C) 25
(D) 30

A
30
O

40

q
B

26. Theslidingfrictionalforcebetween4kgboxandtheflooris15N.Itispushedacrossthefloorwith
2
a constant force such that it accelerates at 0.8 ms . What is the force applied to the box ?
(A) 16.6N

(B) 18.2N

(C) 20N

27. Which of these generalizations seems true?


(A) Thelargertheplanet,thelongeritsday.
(B) Thelargertheplanet,thelongerittakestorevolvearoundthesun.
(C) Thefartherawaytheplanetfromthesun,thelongerisitsyear.
(D) Theclosertheplanetistothesun,thelongerittakestospinonitsaxis.

(D) Zero

28. What is the physical state of the substance at point S ?


(A) Solid

(B) Gas

(C) Liquid

(D) Liquid&gasboth

29. Which points on the graph show no change in state?


(A) QR
(B) RT
(C) TU

15C 110C

DIRECTION (Q.Nos. 28 & 29) : Look at the given heating curve for a
pure substance carefully andanswer the following questions :

Temperature

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Q
R

P Time

(D) (A)&(C)both

30. The flow chart of separation of a mixture is given below :


Mixture
Dissolutionandfiltration
(Afewmillilitreofhotwaterisadded,
stirredandfiltered)
Filtrate

Residue
Dissolutionandfiltration
(Afewmillilitreofcarbondisulphide
isadded,stirredandfiltered)
Residue(Y)

Evaporation
Residue(X)
Whitesolid

Filtrate
Evaporation
Residue(Z)
Yellowsolid

Identify X,Y and Z


(A) X=Nitre,Y=Charcoal,Z=Sulphur
(C) X=PotassiumChloride,Y=Carbon,Z=Sulphur

(B) X=Sulphur,Y=Sand,Z=Iodine
(D) Both(A)and(C)arepossible

31. State which of the following is not likely to be an element.


I. On heating gives off a gas and leaves a residue.
II. Burns in air to form carbon dioxide and water.
III. Changes into solid at 273 K and to a gas at 373 K.
(A) I
(B) IIandIII
(C) IandIII

(D) I,II,III

32. Which one of the following is not a property of solution?


(A) Solutionisahomogeneousmixture.
(B) Solutiondoesnotscatterlight.
(C) Pathoflightisvisibleinsolution.
(D) Soluteparticlesdonotsettledownwhenleftundisturbed.
33. Observethegivenfigure carefully andselect
the correct option.
(A) W=55.8,X=16,Y=2.016,Z=58.5
(B) W=55.8,X=32,Y=1.008,Z=58.5
(C) W=55.8,X=16,Y=1.008,Z=58.5
(D) W=55.8,X=32,Y=2.016,Z=58.5

YgH
..
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...
........
.........
. . ..
....... ...
.........
.. ..... .
.
............ .
.. ..........
.
. .......... .
. ... . ..
..............
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................
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.... ... .... ....
..................
................
... .. . ....
. .. . ......
...
.. . .. .
. .
.......... .........
. .. .. ...... .
.......... . ...
. . .

WgFe

1mole

XgO
2

ZgNaCl
18gH2
O

34. AflaskPcontains0.5molesofoxygengas.AnotherflaskQcontains0.4molesofozonegas.Which
flask contains greater number of oxygen atoms?
(A) FlaskP
(B) FlaskQ
(C) Bothcontainsamenumberofatoms
(D) Incompleteinformation

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35. The composition of three atomic particles is given :


Protons
Neutrons
Electrons

X
8
8
8

Y
7
9
8

Z
7
9
7

WhatistherelationbetweenXandYandbetweenYandZ?
(A) XandYareisotopes,YandZareisotopes

(B) XandYareisobars,ZisanionofY

(C) XandYareisobars,YisanionofZ

(D) NorelationbetweenXandY,YandZaresame

36. The given diagram represents _____.


(A) S

(B) S

(C) Cl

(D) Cl

37. The given figure demonstrates _____.


(A) Cathoderaysconsistofmaterialparticles
(B) Cathoderaysconsistofnegativelychargedparticles
(C) Cathoderaysproducefluorescence

Gasatlowpressure
Tovacuum

(D) Cathoderaystravelinstraightline
38. Shefali classified the functions of cell organelles as given in the table below.
GroupA

GroupB

GroupC

GroupD

Endocytosis & Freelypermeable.


Storage, modification & Synthesisandtransport
exocytosis.
Providesshapeandrigidity packaging of secretory ofproteins&fats.
products.
tothecell.

Whichofthefollowinghavethecorrectheadingsforthegiventable?
GroupA

GroupB

GroupC

GroupD

(A) Cellwall

Cellmembrane

Golgibody

Endoplasmicreticulum

(B) Cellmembrane

Cellwall

Endoplasmicreticulum

Golgibody

(C) Cellwall

Cellmembrane

Endoplasmicreticulum

Golgibody

(D) Cellmembrane

Cellwall

Golgibody

Endoplasmicreticulum

39. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect ?


(i) Anthraxisaviraldisease.
(ii) Pneumoniaiscausedbyvirus.
(iii) BothsyphilisandAIDSaresexuallytransmitteddiseases.
(iv) Cancerandhepatitisarenoncommunicablediseases.
(A) (iv)only

(B) (i),(ii)&(iv)

(C) (ii)&(iv)

(D) (iii)only

40. Givenbelowarefourgroups(iiv),withsomeexamplesineach.Ineachgroupthereisoneexample
thatdoesnotfitintoit.Identifytheoddoneineachofthesegroupsandselectthecorrectoption.
(i)

Euplectella,Euspongia,Spongilla,Metridium

(iii) Aphrodite,Asterias,Echinus,Antedon
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

(i)
Euplectella
Metridium
Euplectella
Metridium

(ii)
Antedon
Aurelia
Metridium
Antedon

(iii)
Aphrodite
Aphrodite
Antedon
Aphrodite

(iv)
Mussels
Euplectella
Mussels
Euplectella

(ii) Physalia,Antedon,Metridium,Aurelia
(iv) Chiton,Pila,Euplectella,Mussels

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41. Thegivenflowchartisarepresentationofhumanactivitieswhichcanhavenegativeeffectsonthe
environment.
b

Soilexposedtorain

Fewertrees
a

Morecarbondioxide
Trappingmoreheat
fromtheSun

Soilnolonger
suitableforcrops

d
Rapidmeltingofglaciersandpolaricecaps

Whichofthefollowingcouldbea,b,candd?
a
b
c
(A) Soilerosion
Deforestation
Globalwarming
(B) Deforestation
Globalwarming Burningfossilfuel
(C) Globalwarming
Soilerosion
Deforestation
(D) Burningfossilfuel Deforestation
Soilerosion

d
Burningfossilfuel
Soilerosion
Burningfossilfuel
Globalwarming
Start

42. Referthegivenflowchartandselectthecorrect
option.
a

(A) Agaricus Algae

Cycas

Dotheyhave
flowers?

Deodar

No

Dotheyhave
chlorophyll?

Yes

No

Yes
b

(B) Fucus

Rhizopus

Pinus

Deodar

(C) Agaricus Algae

Cycas

Strawberry

(D) Fucus

Pinus

Aretheirseeds
enclosedinthe
fruits?

Strawberry

Rhizopus

43. Which of the following are correctly paired?


(i) Growth
Cambium
(iii) Transportoffood
Phloem
(A) (i),(ii),(iii)&(iv)
(B) (i),(iii)&(iv)

No

Yes
d

(ii) Protection
(iv) Support
(C) (i)&(iii)

Hypodermis
Collenchyma
(D) (i),(ii)&(iii)

44. The aim of plant breeding programme is to produce _____.


(A) Diseasefreevarieties

(B) Highyieldingvarieties

(C) Earlymaturingvarieties

(D) Allofthese

45. SARSiscausedby (i) whichaffectslungs. (ii) iscausedbyLeishmaniawhichlivesasintracellular


parasiteincellsofspleenandbonemarrow.SleepingsicknessiscausedbyTrypanosoma andits
target organ is (iii) .
Selectthecorrectsequenceoftermstocompletetheaboveparagraph.
(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(A) Coronavirus

Kalaazar

Brain

(B) Ribovirus

Hepatitis

Liver

(C) Adenovirus

Jaundice

Spleen

(D) Coronavirus

Filariasis

Brain

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46. Whichofthefollowingpartsinthegivenfigureare
labelledincorrectly?

Mastcell

(A) Mastcellandfibrocyte

Bundlesofwhitefibres

(B) Mastcellandhistiocyte

Fibrocyte
Yellowfibres
Histiocyte

(C) Whitefibresandmastcell
(D) Yellowfibresandfibrocyte
47. Which of the following is an incorrect match ?
(A) OilspillsPhysicalwaterpollutants

(B) DetergentsParticulatematter

(C) PlasticsNondegradablesoilpollutants

(D) DomesticwastesDegradablesoilpollutants

48. Somespeciesoffishescanbeculturedinasinglefishpond.Thesefishesdonotcompeteforfood
as they have different food habits. Select the incorrect pair of fish and its food habit.
(A) Labeorohita

Columnfeeder

(B) Catlacatla

Surfacefeeder

(C) Cirrhinusmrigala

Bottomfeeder

(D) Commoncarp

Surfacefeeder

49. Which of the following statements is/are true and false ?


(i) ThebodyofCladophoraisdifferentiatedintoroots,stemandleaves.
(ii) Marsileaisdevoidofspecialisedvasculartissueandproduceseeds.
(iii) Cycashasdifferentiatedbodyandproduceseeds.
(iv) BothMarsileaandhorsetailspossessvasculartissueandproduceseeds.
(A) (iii)istrue(i),(ii)&(iv)arefalse

(B) (iii)&(iv)aretrue(i)&(ii)arefalse

(C) (i)&(ii)aretrue(iii)&(iv)arefalse

(D) (iv)istrue(i),(ii)&(iii)arefalse

50. Which of the following match is incorrect ?


(i) Diffusion
Movementofsubstancesfromhigherconcentrationtolowerconcentration
(ii) Osmosis
Occursinonlyonedirection
(iii) Semipermeable Preventspassageofsolutemolecules
membrane
(iv) Endosmosis
Withdrawalofwaterfromthevacuole
(v) Plasmolysis
Shrinkageofprotoplasmwhenkeptinhypotonicsolution
(A) (ii),(iv)&(v)

(B) (iv)&(v)

(C) (i),(iii)&(iv)

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

(D) (iv)only

15th

LEVEL - 2
Year 2012-13

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MENTAL ABILITY
1.

In the diagram, ABC and CDE are straight lines, BFE = 87 and FEC = 102.
Find DBF and BDC respectively.

(A) 78, 93

(B) 78, 87

(C) 63, 84

(D) 87, 93

2.

There are 2 sets of number cards. The first set contains numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4. The second set
contains 5, 6 and 7. A card is randomly drawn from each set. Let A be the event that the sum of

the 2 cards drawn is a multiple of 3. How many outcomes are there in event A?
(A) 4
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 5

3.

Read the following information carefully and answer the question given below.

Four young men Raj, Sunder, Tarun and Upal are married to Rekha, Sunita, Tara and Uma and the
couples live in Rampur, Sanchi, Tirupati and Udhampur.

(i) The first letter of names of men, their wives and cities does not match.
(ii) Sunita is not Raj's wife.
(iii) Sunder does not live in Rampur or Udhampur and is not Rekha's husband.
(iv) Upal and Tara do not live in Sanchi.
Which pair given below is right combination of wife and city for Tarun?
(A) Sunita, Tirupati
(B) Tara, Sanchi
(C) Uma, Rampur
(D) Rekha, Sanchi

4.

ABCD is a parallelogram, AD is produced to E so that DE = DC and EC produced meets AB

produced in F. Then BF =
(A) AC
(B) BD

5.

From a solid sphere of radius 15 cm, a right circular cylindrical hole of radius 9 cm whose axis

passing through the centre is removed. The total surface area of the remaining solid is ______.
(A) 1188 p cm2
(B) 108 p cm2
(C) 1170 p cm2
(D) 144 p cm2

6.

If xy = yx and y = 2x then x is equal to ______.


(A) 2
(B) 2

7.

(C) BC

(C) 1

(D) All of these

(D) 1

If xAy means x + y, xSy means x y, xMy means x y and xDy means x y, then the value of
4D2S3M6A12 is _______.
(B) 18

(A) 4

8.

The equations of two lines are given below :


3x 2y + 6 = 0 ; x + 2y 6 = 0
After obtaining the graph of these two lines, the area of triangle formed by the two lines and x-axis
is ________.

(A) 8 sq. units

9.


Consider the following data.

(B) 10 sq. units

(C)

47

4

(C) 12 sq. units

41, 43, 127, 99, 61, 92, 71, 58, 57


If 58 is replaced by 85, what will be the new median?
(A) 61
(B) 71
(C) 99

(D) 28

(D) 14 sq. units

(D) 85

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10. ABCD is a parallelogram. If AB = 2 AD and P is the mid-point of AB, then



CPD is equal to _______.


(A) 100
(C) 45

(B) 135
(D) 90

11. If ax3 + bx2 + x 6 has x + 2 as a factor and leaves a remainder 4 when divided by (x 2), find

the values of a and b respectively.


(A) 0, 2
(B) 3, 2

(C) 1, 5

(D) 2, 0

14
m . The radius of tent is 2.5 m. The width
3
of the canvas is 1.25 m. If the rate of canvas per metre is ` 33, then the total cost of the canvas

12. The slant height of a conical tent made of canvas is

required for the tent (in `) is ______.


(A) 726
(B) 950

(C) 960

(D) 968

13. Find the value of DCE in the given figure.


(A) 100

(B) 80

(C) 90

(D) 75

14. The line graph shows the masses of a container when different
marbles are placed in it. What is the mass of marble C and
D respectively ?

(A) 35 grams, 25 grams

(B) 10 grams, 15 grams

(C) 25 grams, 10 grams

(D) 30 grams, 10 grams

15.



Which pattern will have 406 dots?


(A) 100
(B) 81
(C) 52
(D) 149

science
16.



The
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

kinetic energy of a particle continuously increases with time, then _______.


The resultant force on the particle must be parallel to the velocity at all instant
The resultant force on the particle must be at an angle less than 90 all the time
Its height above the ground level must continuously decrease
The magnitude of its linear momentum is increasing continuously

17. A rock is thrown downward from an unknown height above the ground with an initial speed of
10 m s1. It strikes the ground 3.0 s later. Find the initial height of the rock above ground.

(A) 44 m
(B) 14 m
(C) 75 m
(D) 30 m
18. A 500 kg rocket sled can be accelerated at a constant rate from rest of 1600 km h1 in 1.8 s.
What is the magnitude of the required net force?

(A) 1.2 105 N
(B) 1.2 104 N
(C) 2.4 105 N
(D) 2.4 104 N

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19. The weight of a balloon is W1 when empty and W2 when filled with air. Both are weighed in air by



the
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

same sensitive spring balance and under identical condition. Then


W1 = W2, as the weight of air in the balloon is offset by the force of buoyancy on it.
W2 < W1, due to the force of buoyancy acting on the filled balloon
W2 > W1 as the air inside is of a greater pressure and hence has greater density than the air outside.
W2 = W1 + weight of the air inside it.

20. An electrically maintained tuning fork vibrates with constant frequency and constant amplitude.
If the temperature of the surrounding air increases but pressure remains constant, the sound
produced will have ______.

(A) Larger frequency
(B) Smaller time period
(C) Larger velocity
(D) Smaller wavelength
21. The energy absorbed by a solar panel is used to charge a battery. During the day, the battery
stores 1.6 J of energy each second. At night, the battery is used to light a 1.2 W lamp for 18000 s.

What is the minimum time for which the battery must be charged during the day?

(A) 9375 s
(B) 13500 s
(C) 24000 s
(D) 34560 s
22. A jet plane starts from rest on the runway and accelerates for takeoff at 2.30 m s2 . It has two jet

engines, each of which exerts a thrust of 1.40 105 N. What is the weight of the plane?
(A) 1.19 106 N
(B) 2.80 105 N
(C) 2.38 106 N
(D) 4.17 105 N

23. The diagram shows a right-angled prism being used to turn a ray of light



through 90 . What is the critical angle for the light in the glass?

(A) Less than 45


(B) Equal to 45
(C) Greater than 45
(D) Equal to 90

45
45

24. The diagram shows a part of a spring that is shaken from side-to-side to produce a wave.

The distance between successive peaks is 0.60 m and the frequency is 2.5 Hz.
How long does it take for a wave to travel 3.0 m along the spring?
(A) 0.20 s
(B) 0.50 s
(C) 2.0 s
(D) 5.0 s

25. Objects A and B are separated by a distance r. The magnitude of the force of gravity on A by B
is given as FAB , and the magnitude of the force of gravity on B by A is FBA . If the mass of A is

doubled while that of B is unchanged, then _______.


(A) F will double while FBA will remain the same.
(B) FAB will remain the same while FBA will double.
AB
(C) Both F and F will double.
(D) Both F and F will remain unchanged.
AB
BA
AB
BA

26. A 5.0 kg block moves in a straight line on a horizontal frictionless surface


under the influence of a force that varies with position as shown. How much
work is done by the force as the block moves from the origin to x = 8.0 m?

(A) 25 J

(B) 50 J

(C) 100 J

(D) 125 J

27. According to the chart, on which planet would a ball fall the fastest?
Planet
Earth Jupiter Neptune
Acceleration due to gravity
10
26
14

(A) Jupiter
(B) Saturn
(C) Neptune

Saturn
12
(D) Earth

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28. Suppose that figures 1 and 2 represent the heating curves for substances P and Q respectively.

What conclusion can be drawn regarding the melting points and boiling points of substance P and
substance Q?
(A) Substance P has a higher melting point and a higher boiling point than substance Q.
(B) Substance Q has a higher melting point and a higher boiling point than substance P.
(C) Substance P has the higher melting point but substance Q has the higher boiling point.
(D) Substance Q has the higher melting point but substance P has the higher boiling point.

29. Which of the following pairs has elements with same number of neutrons ?

(A) Ne and Na
(B) Al and Si
(C) C and F
(D) Mg and S
30. Choose the incorrect statement(s) among the following.

1.

The maximum number of electrons present in L and N shells are 8 and 18 respectively.

2.

The maximum number of electrons that can be accommodated in the outermost orbit is 8.

3. Shells are filled in a step-wise manner.


(A) 1
(B) 2

(C) 1 and 2

(D) None of these

31. Chemical formulae of few compounds are given.




(i) Zn3(PO4)2

(ii) SFe

(iii) AlN3

The wrong chemical formulae are


(A) (ii) and (iii)
(B) (i), (iv) and (v)

(iv) Ca(HCO3)2
(C) (i) and (iv)

32. The given table contains information about the various


fractions obtained when crude oil is fractionally
distilled.

The fraction X would be distilled over first and fraction


Y will be collected at the bottom of the column. Identify

X and Y respectively.
(A) Bitumen, Naphtha
(C) Fuel gas, Bitumen

(B) Bitumen, Fuel gas


(D) Gasoline, Heavy gas oil

33. The microscopic view of three different substances are


shown in the given diagram.

Fraction
Bitumen
Fuel gas
Gasoline
Heavy gas oil
Kerosene
Light gas oil
Naphtha

(v) K2SO4

(D) (i), (ii) and (iv)


Boiling point (C)
over 359
below 40
40100
300350
160250
250300
75150

T1

T2

T3

F1

F2

F3

Where T1, T2 and T3 are temperatures and F1, F2 and F3 are

the forces of attraction of the particles of the respective


states. Choose the correct order among the following.

(A) T1 < T2 < T3 and F1 < F2 < F3


(C) T1 < T2 < T3 and F1 > F2 > F3

(B) T1 > T2 > T3 and F1 > F2 > F3


(D) T1 > T2 > T3 and F1 < F2 < F3

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34.


Which of the following students have the maximum number of atoms ?


Raman
:
56 g of Fe;
Vijay
:
18.9 g of HNO3
Niharika
:
1 mol of CO2;
Abhinav
:
8 g of He
(A) Raman
(B) Niharika
(C) Vijay
(D) Abhinav

35. Crystallisation technique is better than simple evaporation technique as ________.



(A) Some solids are evaporated with solvent

(B) Some solids decompose or some may get charred on heating to dryness
(C) Some impurities may remain dissolved in the solution even after filtration, which on evaporation contaminate
the solid

(D) Both (B) and (C)
36. Shobha dissolved 42 g of sugar in 150 g water. She stirred the solution well and then filtered it.

She obtained 12 g of sugar as the residue. Find the solubility of sugar.


(A) 2.4%
(B) 16.7%
(C) 21.1%

(D) 36%

37.




There are three elements, X, Y and Z.


X : It is the smallest element with zero valency.
Y : It has four neutrons more than that of X.
Z : It has one shell and three valence electrons more than that of Y.
By using the given hints, identify elements, X, Y and Z respectively.
(A) H, Cl, Si
(B) Ne, Al, S
(C) He, B, S

(D) H, N, P

38. Categorise the following functions respectively associated










with the given cell organelles P and Q.


(i) Works as a seat of protein synthesis.

(ii)  elps in secretion of mucus, enzymes and hormones.
H
(iii) Helps in storage of secretory products.
P
(iv) Helps in development of acrosome of sperm.
(v) Helps in membrane biogenesis.
(vi) Forms a continuous transport channel with nuclear membrane.
(A) P - (i), (ii), (v); Q - (iii), (iv), (vi)
(B) P - (iii), (iv), (v); Q - (i), (ii), (vi)
(C) P - (ii), (iii), (iv); Q - (i), (v), (vi)
(D) P - (i), (ii), (iii), (iv); Q - (v), (vi)

39. Identify the blood cells in the given figure and select

the correct option regarding them.

(A)  represents basophil which releases histamine and
P
heparin.

(B)  represents eosinophil whose number increases in asthmatic people.
Q

(C) R represents neutrophil which is phagocytic in nature.

(D) All of these
40. The given figure shows four different types of epithelium P, Q, R and S. Select the correct option
regarding this.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

P is found in organs involved in secretion such as stomach.


R is found in respiratory tract and helps in gaseous exchange.
Q is found in outer skin layer of sole and palms and is protective in function.
S is ciliated columnar epithelium and is found in inner surface of eyelids.

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41. Refer the given table. Which of the following options correctly identifies P, Q, R and S in the
table?
Disease
Causative agent
Vaccine
1. Tuberculosis Mycobacterium tuberculosis
P
2. Measles
Q
MMR
3.
R
Bordetella pertussis
S

P
Q

R

S

(A) DPT
Flavi virus
Chicken pox
Varicella vaccine

(B) DPT
Rubeolla virus
Whooping cough
BCG

(C) BCG
Rubeolla virus
Whooping cough
DPT

(D) BCG
Flavi virus
Polio
Salk vaccine
Animal possesses bilateral No
symmetry

42. Study the given chart and select the option which incorrectly

identifies any of the animals, P, Q, R and S.

(A) P is Aurelia and Q is Ascaris.

Yes
Animal possesses true
coelom and organ
differentiation
Yes

No

(B) Q is Ascaris and R is Nereis.

(C) R is Pheretima and S is Obelia.

(D) S is Periplaneta and P is Spongilla.

43.





Read the following statements.


(i) W causes peptic ulcers.
(ii) X is a non-heritable, communicable disease.
(iii)  isease Y is transmitted through a vector in which human RBCs and liver cells are affected.
D
(iv) Z is a disease caused by a protozoan and damages the nervous system.
Which of the following is correct regarding W, X, Y and Z?
(A) W is a protozoan and X is diabetes.
(B) X is thalassaemia and Y is malaria.
(C) W is a bacterium and Z is kala-azar.
(D) W is a bacterium and Z is sleeping sickness.

Body of animal is divisible


into head, thorax and
abdomen
Yes
S

44. Refer the given biogeochemical cycle of 'P' and select

Effect of increased concentration

(A) P is carbon dioxide, X is photosynthesis and W is acid rain.

(B) P is nitrogen, Y is combustion and W is acid rain.

(C) P is carbon dioxide, X is photosynthesis and



W is global warming.

Forest
fires

Animals

n
Co

Death

Organic matter

(D) P is nitrogen, X is photosynthesis and Z is respiration.

Plants

su
me

Dea
th

Atmosphere

Dea
th

the correct option regarding it.

Fossil fuels

45. The given diagram shows a tropical forest before and after the




No

clearance, for agricultural use. Which of the following could


be the outcome of this clearance?
(A) 
Soil will turn saline because minerals present in soil
will be used less.
(B) 
Desertification will occur because all plants are removed.
(C) Soil erosion will speed up because larger trees hold more soil than small plants.
(D) Soil will become waterlogged because crop fields are regularly irrigated.

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46. Read the given statements.

(a) 
____ are collectively called ____ as all of these are seedless plants and have inconspicuous
reproductive organs.

(b) 
____ are collectively called ____ as they are seeded plants and possess conspicuous reproductive
organs.

(c)  he scientific nomenclature of organisms used today, was developed by ____ and consists of
T
____ and species name.

(d) Class Aves consists of ____ animals while class Reptilia consists of ____ animals.

Select the option which correctly fills the blanks in any two of the above statements.

(A) (a) - Bryophytes and pteridophytes; Cryptogams
(B) (c) - Bentham; Genus

(b) - Gymnosperms and angiosperms; Phanerogams
(d) - Warm blooded; Cold blooded

(C) (b) - Gymnosperms and angiosperms; Cryptogams

(c) - Carolus Linnaeus; Class

(D) (a) - Algae, bryophytes and pteridophytes; Cryptogams.

(d) - Warm blooded; Cold blooded
47. Some garden soil is put into a beaker containing water, stirred well and left steady to settle down.
After sometime, different layers of soil components, P, Q, R and S can be seen in the beaker.

Select the option which correctly identifies different soil components.


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

P
Gravel
Sand
Gravel
Gravel

Q
Sand
Gravel
Silt
Silt

R
Silt
Silt
Sand
Suspended clay

S
Suspended clay
Suspended clay
Suspended clay
Sand

48. Refer the given diagram which shows a root hair cell,
urrounded by a dilute solution of mineral ions.
s




The
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

mineral ions will move ______.


Against the concentration gradient by diffusion or osmosis
Against the concentration gradient by active transport
Along the concentration gradient by diffusion or osmosis
Along the concentration gradient by active transport

49.


X =
Z =
(A)
(C)

An indigenous milch breed of cow, Y = An exotic milch breed of cow


A high milkyielding cross-breed of cow. Identify X, Y and Z and select the correct option.
X - Murrah; Y - Ayrshire; Z - Karan-Fries
(B) X - Surti; Y - Jersey; Z - Frieswal
X - Sahiwal; Y - Karan-Swiss; Z - Ayrshire
(D) X - Red Sindhi; Y - Ayrshire; Z - Karan-Fries

50. Refer the given figure showing plant meristems and select the incorrect

option regarding this.

(A)  part X is removed, side branches will grow well and plant will become short and
If
bushy in appearance.

(B)  part Y is removed, internode elongation will not occur and leaves and flowers
If
will not be produced at all.

(C)  part Z is removed, a mango tree stem will remain as thin as a mustard plant.
If

(D) Both (A) and (C)
SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

X
Y

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1.
8.
15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.

(D)
(C)
(B)
(C)
(A)
(C)
(D)
(B)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.
37.
44.

(C)
(A)
(B)
(D)
(C)
(A)
(D)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.
38.
45.

(A)
(A)
(D)
(B)
(D)
(D)
(C)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.
39.
46.

(C)
(B)
(C)
(A)
(A)
(C)
(B)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.
40.
47.

(D)
(A)
(C)
(C)
(A)
(D)
(B)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.
41.
48.

(D)
(C)
(C)
(B)
(C)
(B)
(D)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.
42.
49.

(C)
(D)
(C)
(A)
(D)
(C)
(B)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.
40.
47.

(D)
(D)
(A)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(B)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.
41.
48.

(A)
(D)
(B)
(C)
(B)
(D)
(D)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.
42.
49.

(D)
(D)
(D)
(C)
(C)
(C)
(A)

5.
12.
19.
26.
33.
40.
47.

(C)
(D)
(C)
(A)
(D)
(A)
(A)

6.
13.
20.
27.
34.
41.
48.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(A)
(B)
(C)
(B)

7.
14.
21.
28.
35.
42.
49.

(A)
(C)
(B)
(D)
(D)
(C)
(D)

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1.
8.
15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.

(A)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(B)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.
37.
44.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
(D)
(D)
(D)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.
38.
45.

(C)
(A)
(B)
(A)
(D)
(D)
(A)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.
39.
46.

(D)
(A)
(A)
(B)
(C)
(B)
(A)

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1.
8.
15.
22.
29.
36.
43.
50.

(B)
(C)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(B)
(D)
(B)

2.
9.
16.
23.
30.
37.
44.

(A)
(B)
(D)
(A)
(A)
(C)
(C)

3.
10.
17.
24.
31.
38.
45.

(D)
(D)
(C)
(C)
(A)
(B)
(C)

4.
11.
18.
25.
32.
39.
46.

(C)
(A)
(A)
(C)
(C)
(B)
(D)