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1 .The prevention of accidents makes it necessary that not only safety devices be used to guard exposed machinery but also that mechanics be instructed about safety rules which they must follow for their own protection and that lightening in the plant be adequate. This paragraph best supports the statement that industrial accidents
are always avoidable
cannot be entirely overcome
may be due to ignorance
can be eliminated with the help of safety rules
safety rules are more strictly followed in Europe

2 .The state administration banned gathering at any place in the city during the period of visit of foreign dignitaries.
Which of the following assumptions is/are implicit in the above statement? (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted.)
It is violating the right to freedom of a citizen. In free India, people may gather at any place
Many people may ignore the prohibitory orders and gather to get a glimpse of the dignitaries.
People may avoid gathering at any place in the city during the visit of foreign dignitaries to the city.
People will start protesting against such unnecessary anti-democratic decisions.
The state administration may take its decision back.

3 .In a recent incident, at least 25 people were killed and many other injured when a bus fell into a river near a bridge.

Which of the following is/are an effective step in order to avoid such an incident in future?

B) The protection walls of the bridge should be made strong enough to avoid such accidents.
C) On moral grounds, the transport minister should resign from his post.
D) The bus driver should be arrested immediately to make necessary enquiry.

Only A and B
Only B and C
Only C and D
Only A and D
Only B and D

4 .In which of the following expressions the expression 'P $\leq$M ' would hold definitely true?
M $\geq$R = N > S $\geq$P = Q
Q $\geq$M > N = W $\geq$P < S
Q >M $\geq$N = W $\geq$P < S
W < P = N $\leq$Q < M > R
N > Q = P < S $\leq$R $\leq$M

5 .In which of the following expressions the expression 'R < S $\leq$M ' would hold definitely false?
V > R $\leq$K < S = W$\leq$M
V < M$\geq$T$\geq$S = P > R
K > M = J $\geq$S > N = R
T = R $\leq$K < S = P < M
M $\geq$P = S $\geq$T > R = V

6 .Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark in the given expression in order to make K$\leq$M definitely true?
N = K = L ?P ?M
<, <
$\leq$, =
$\leq$, <
<, $\leq$
none of these

7 .In a cricket tournament, Ravi scored higher than Vijay. Surya scored lower than Sumit but higher than Ravi. Amit's score lies between the scores of Vijay and Ravi. Who scored the lowest in this tournament?
Ravi
Vijay
Sumit
Amit
Surya

8 .Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
Who among the following pairs represent immediate neighbours of the Badminton player?
GA
AH
BH
AE
None of these

9 .Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
Which of the following is definitely true in the context of F?
F sits second to the left of the Cricketer.
F sits third to the right of A.
F is a Hockey player
The one who plays Golf is not an immediate neighbour of F
None of these

10 .Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
What is the position of B with respect to the Chess player?
Fourth to the right
Fourth to the right
Second to the right
Fourth to the left
Second to the left

11 .Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
How many persons are sitting between A and the one who plays Hockey, if counted clockwise from A?
One
Two
Three
Four
Six

12 .Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
Which of the following games is played by the one who sits second to the left of the Baseball player?
Chess
Tennis
Cricket
Football
None of these

13 .Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
The one who sits between the Tennis player and the cricketer plays which of the following games?
Hockey
Golf
Chess
None of these

14 .Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
In which of the following pairs the player of first game (of the pair) sits on the immediate left of the player of the second game (of the pair)?
Tennis-Footbal
Cricket-Hockey
Baseball-Golf
Football-Chess
Chess-Golf

15 .In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the questions along with the statements and decide the information given in which statements is/are sufficient to answer the question.
Who among Tinku, Sunny, Jimmy and Ricky is the tallest?

I.Tinku is not as tall as either Sunny or Ricky.
II.Ricky is shorter than Jimmy, who is not as tall as Sunny.
III.Jimmy is not the tallest

Only I and II
Only II and III
Only I and III
All I, II and II