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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

POSTMAN / MAIL GUARD-2012 MODEL PAPER- 1


This model paper prepared and compiled by Akula. Praveen Kumar, SPM, Papannapet Sub Office-502 303, Medak Division, Andhra Pradesh (9849636361, 8019549939)

Disclaimer:- All questions/Information provided in this post are Compiled by A. Praveen Kumar for in good faith of Departmental Employees. The types of questions, number of questions and standard of questions may be vary in actual examination. This is my predictions only. Author of blog does not accepts any responsibility in relation to the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or otherwise, of the contents.

This is a practice paper only.

                                      MODEL PAPER-1

Instructions to Candidates

1. Answer All the Questions

2. Each question Carries “1” Mark

3. Round off the appropriate choice in OMR sheet



    PART-A (General knowledge+ Reasoning and Analytical Ability)

1. The world’s first woman Prime Minister was

1 Smt Indira Gandhi                                   2.Smt Benazir butto

3 SmtSirimavoBandarnaike                        4. Sarojini Naidu

2. Maximum harm to a tree is caused by

1 Lost of half of its leaves                           2. Lost of all its leaves

3 Lost of half of its branches                       3. Lost of its bark

3. Which is the largest tiger reserve in India

1. Nagarjuna                  2.Manas           3. Pench               4. Corbett


4. Booker Prize is given in the field of

1. Medicine           2. Adventure              3. Fiction Writing         4. Science


5. In which state a person elected to the Legistrative Assembly for normal period of 6 years

1. Sikkim              2. Mizoram                3. Arunachal Pradesh     4 Jammu & Kashmir

6. A Person climbing the Hill bends forward in order to

1. to avoid slipping                        2.to increase Speed

3. to reduce fatigue                        3. To increase stability

7. Which one of the following is not a constitutional body?

1. Election Commission                2. Finance Commission

3. Central Vigilance                     4. Central Administrative Tribunal

8. World Postal day celebrated on

1. Sept -9          2. Oct-9               3.Nov-9      4. Dec-9

9.Mutual funds are regulated in India by which among the following?

1. RBI             2. SEBI             3.Stock exchanges        4. RBI and SEBI both

10. Highest Runs scorer in One day International cricket is

1. Sehwag             2. Sachin       3.Jayasurya       4.Dhoni

11. Find the wrong number in the series 7,28,63,124,215,342,511

1. 7                 2. 28                  3.124              4. 215

12. Arrange the following in the meaningful order

1. Paper 2. Library 3. Author 4. Book 5. Pen

1. 2,4,3,5,1          2 . 3,2,1,5,4       3 . 3,5,1,4,2       4. 5,1,3,4,2

13. If 1 is coded as S, 5 is coded as %, 6 is coded as «, 3 is coded as +, 7 is coded as # and 4 is coded as? What will be the correct form of the number 435671?

1. ? + % « # S            2.?+ % S # «           3.?+ « % # S          4.S # « % +?

14. Choose the word from the given alternatives that belongs to the same group

potato: Carrot :: Raddish : ?

1. Tomato 2. Cabage 3. Seasame 4. Groundnut

15.P is taller than Q, Q is taller than R and S is taller than P, who is the tallest among them

1. R         2. Q            3.S        4.P

16. In the follwoing, the group of letters should not contain more than two vowels. which of the groups conforms to this Rule

1. JKAPIXU               2. BDEJOLY           3. PRAQEOS               4. ZIERAM

17. Harsha position in a row is thirteenth from the front side and sixth from the backside. How many persons are standing in the row

1.17               2. 18            3.19            4.20

18. In a certain code language MEDAK is coded as 69281 and TOOPRAN as 3557084. How is PAPANNAPET written in this code

1. 7979551234         2. 7878448793              3. 5656886593              4.8585228793

19. Cow is related “Calf” in the same way as Horse is related

1. Race           2. Stable           3. Ride              4. Cort

20. If the animals which can walk are called swimmers, animals who crawl are called flying, those living in water are called snakes, and those which fly in the sky are called hunters, then what will a lizard be called Ans: 3

1. Swimmers      2. Snakes              3. Flying           4.hunters

21. Pointing out to a lady a girl said “She is the daughter-in-law of the grandmother of my Fathers only son”. How is the lady related to the girl

1. Sister-in-Law           2. Mother          3.Aunt           4. Mother-in-Law

22. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

1. Radish              2.Carrot         3.Garlic              4. Gourd

23. If a man is called as girl, girl is called as woman, woman is called as boy, boy is called as butler and butler is called as rogue, who will serve in a restaurant

1. Butler              2. Girl            3.Woman              4. Rogue

24. Vishnu walked 10 m. towards the East, turned right and walked another 15 m. Then he turns leftand walks 3 m. He finally takes a left turn and walked 6 m. Which direction is he facing now?

1.East              2.North            3.West                      4. South

25. Which letter in the alphabet is as far from C as Q is from X

1.K            2. J              3. L            4. P

                                             
                                                     PART-B (ARITHMETIC)

26- 28. What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions?

26. 1595 ÷ 25 x 36.5 = ?

1.2459            2.2329            3.2359         4.2429

27. 99.99 + 666.66 =?

1. 728.59               2.766       3.766.65      4.676.95

28. 45 × 390 ÷ 26 =?

1. 645                     2.675      3.765           4. 745


29.The Sum of the square of two numbers is 80 and the square of their difference is 36. The product of two numbers is

1.22               2. 44        3.20                     4.40

30. If 1 / 3.718 = 0.2689 then the value of 1 / 0.0003718 is

1. 2629          2. 2.689              3. 2689        4. 0.2689

31. Five-sixth of a number is 720. What will 45% of that number be?

1. 346.6                 2.388.8          3.392.2                   4.344.4


32. In a box, there are 50 paisa, 25 paisa and 10 paisa coins in the ratio of 3:6:5. If the total value of the amount is Rs 154, find the total number of coins

1. 616                      2.526            3.716                      4.516

33. P, Q and R invested Rs.45, 000/-, Rs. 70, 000/- and Rs. 90,000/- respectively to start a business. At the end of two years, they earned a profit of Rs.1, 64,000/-. What will be Q’s share in theprofit?

1. Rs.56, 000/-            2. Rs.36, 000/-           3.Rs. 72, 000/-              4. Rs.64, 000/-

34 In a college the ratio of the number of Boys to Girls is 8:5. If there are 160 girls, the total number of students in the college is

1.100                          2. 250                   3. 260                     4. 416

35 The price of sugar is increased by 20%. By what % should a family reduce its consumption of sugar so as to maintain the same expenditure on sugar

1. 20/6%                    2. 100/3 %               3. 50/3 %                 4. 80/6%

36 A’s salary is 20% less than B’s Salary. By how much percent is B’s salary more than A’s?

1. 35                 2. 20                3. 25                4. 33

37. A student has to secure 40% marks to pass. He gets 178 marks and fails by 22 marks. The maximum marks are

1.450               2. 500               3. 520               4. 600

38. A horse worth Rs 9000 is sold by A to B at a 10% loss. B sells the horse back to A at 10% gain. The result is

1. A makes no profit or loss                    2. B gains Profit Rs 900

2. A loss by Rs 900                                4. A loses by Rs 800

39. By selling a radio for Rs 1125 a man loses 25%. For how much should he sell it to gain 20%

1. Rs 900                 2. Rs1800           3. Rs 3600                4. Rs 6000

40. . The compound interest on Rs 30000 at 7% per annum for a certain time is Rs 4347. The time is

1. 2 years                 2.3 Years            3.4 Years                   4. 5 years

41. Simple interest on a sum at 4% per annum for 2 years is Rs. 80. The compound interest on the same for the same period is

1. Rs 81.60           2. Rs 160                   3.Rs 1081.60               4. None


42. A and B can do a piece of work in 12 days. B and C in 15 days.C and D in 20 days.A alone can do the work in

1. 24  days             2. 30 days             3. 35  days                 4.40 days

43. The average monthly salary paid to 75 employees in a company is Rs 1420. The average salary of 25 of them is Rs 1350 and that of 30 others is Rs 1425. The average salary of the remaining employees is

1. Rs1350                  2. Rs 1425           3.1500               4.Rs 1420

44. . The average age of 40 students of a class is 15 years. When 10 new students are admitted, the average is increased by 0.2 years. The average of new student is

1. 15.2 yrs                2.16 yrs                 3.16.2yrs               4. 16.4 yrs

45. A boy goes to his school from his house at a speed of 3 km/hr and returns at a speed of 2 km/hr. If he takes 5 hours in going and coming, the distance between his house and school is:

1. 8.5 km                  2.5.5 km               3.6 km                   4.9 km

46. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of the son is

1. 24 years               2.26 years             3.28 years               4. 22 years

47. A train speeds past a pole in 20 seconds and speed is past a platform 100 metres in length in 30 seconds. What is the length of the train?

1. 100 metres         2.150 metres                 3.150 metres      4. 200 meters

48. Sixteen men can complete a work in twelve days. In how many days will twenty-four men complete the same work?

1. 4   days             2.8 days                       3.6 days               4.3 days

49. A housing society has been allotted a square piece of land measuring 2550.25 sq. m. What is the side of the plot?

1. 52.65 m            2.50.5 m                      3.50.65 m            4. 50.15 m

50. 3A shopkeeper charges 20 % over the cost price. He allows his customers 10% off their bill for cash payment. His net gain percentage is

1. 12%                2. 8%                            3. 10%                 4. 15%



                                      PART-C ( GENERAL ENGLISH)



51 In the following group of words, only one is wrongly spelt. Find the wrongly spelt word

1. Amateur              2.Embarrass                3. Ignorance               4.Millenium

52. In the following group of words, only one is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word

1. Definitely            2. Bureucracy                3. Consenses            4. Questionaire

Directions: 53-54. Choose the correct one word substitution

53. A person who travels to a sacred place as an act of religious devotions

1 Hermit              2. Pilgrim                      3 Saint                         4 Merchant

54. A house for storing grains

1 Cellar              2. Store                        3.Godown                    4. Granary

Directions: 55-56: Choose the word which is most opposite in meaning to the word for the below.

55. INNOCENT

1. Sinful                 2. Guilty                    3. deadly                        4. Corruption

56. EMBRACE

1. Suspect             2 harm                      3. Reject                         4. Hurt

Directions: 57-58: Choose the word which is most same in meaning to the word for the below.

57. FALSE

1. Defective           2. Untrue                  3. Incorrect                     4. Inaccurate

58. EAGER

1. Clever               2. Enthusiastic           3 curious                         4. Devote

Directions: 59-60 Fill in the blanks with suitable form of verbs given in the brackets

59. The bell ___ (ring) and the children are all in the class

1. rang                   2 . Ringing                3. is rang                        4. ringed

59. we____(live) in this farm since 1981

1. were living          2. have been living    3. lived                           4. live

61. Arrange the list of nouns in order of their greatness

word, sentences, letter, paragrapgh, phrase

1 letter, word, sentence, phrase, paragraph

2 word, sentence, , letter, phrase, paragraph

3 paragraph,phrase, sentences,word, letter

4 phrase, paragraph, \sentence, word, letter

62. 'The heading' in writing a letter includes?

1) the greeting                            2) the writer's address

3) the address of the person to whom you are writing

4) the writers address and date

63. Choose the appropriate question to get the reply. I am from Delhi.

1) Where you are from?                2) Where are you from?

3) Where do you from?                4) From where do you come?

64. She saw me. The negative form of the sentence is---

1) She don't see me                    2) She is not seen me

3) She doesn't see me                4) She didn't see me

Directions: 65-66 Ccomplete the sentence by choosing the correct answers

65. An Aeroplane

1. Hoops                 2. Zooms                  3. Swings                4. Chugs

66. A whip____

1. cracks                 2. Roars                    3. rings                    4. bangs

Directions: 67-68. Correct the sentences by checking the underlined word

67. I met a student who hate mathematics

1 hating                  2. hated                       3. hates                  4. will hate

68. Abhinay is senior than meghana by 2 yeras

1. senior to           2. senior as                   3. senior than            4. None

69. choose the correct part of speech for the underlined words

Rama was blind   too

1. Adjective, adverb    2. adjective, verb     3. adverb, adjective    4. verb, Adjective

Directions: 70-71 Fill in the blanks with appropriate articles

70. I saw ____boy and ____ girl riding on ___ ass

1 A. a,a,a                 2. a, the,a         3. a,a,an          4. the,the, the

71. Sri Lanka is ___Island in ___Indian ocean

1. the, the                2. an,a              3. an, the              4. the,a

Directions: 72-75 Read the following passage and answer the questions

Snake charmers present a very colourful picture, but the reality of their own life is quite grim. They wander in many places displaying yheir skills but due to new forms of entertainment, their earnings have gone down. With a little planning, their skill can be used for their better livelihood. They are very skilled in tracking and catching snakes. They can easily obtain snake poison which is used in the preparation of some medicines. They are also aware of medicinal plants which can be used for providing remedies for snake bite. They can be involved in breeding snakes in captivity to obtain their skins. This will help to check the illegal trade in snake skins for which many snakes are killed. This will prevent cruelty to snakes.

72. What are snake charmers skilled in?

1. in killing snakes                          2 in cooking snakes

3. in catching snakes                      4. in eating snakes

73. How do snake charmers earn their living?

1. By displaying their skills              2 by catching snakes

3. by killing snakes                         4. by begging

74. What type of life do snake charmers lead in the present time?

1. They live a happy life                   2. They live a life of sin

3. They live a hard life                      4. They live like snakes

75. How do we obtain snake skins?

1. By killing snakes                        2.By breeding snakes in captivity

3. By arresting snake charmers       4. By feeding the snakes on milk



 Answers

1-3, 2-2, 3-1, 4- 3, 5-4 , 6-4  , 7-3, 8-2, 9-2,10-1,11-2,12-3, 13-1, 14-4, 15-3,16-4,17-2,18-2,19-4,
20-3,21-2,22-4,23-4,24-25-2,26-2,27-3,28-2,29-1,30-1,31-2,32-1,33-1,34-4,35-3,36-3,37-2,38-4
39-2,40-1,41-1,42-2,43-3,44-2,45-3,46-4,47-4,48-2,49-2,50-2,51-4,52-1,53-2,54-4,55-2,56-3,
57-2,58-3,59-1, 60-3, 61-1,62-4,63-2,64-4,65-2,66-1,67-3,68-1,69-1,70-3,71-3,72-3,73-1,74-3,75-2

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