ASSET A QUESTION A DAY-CLASS VI

21/10/19

Subject:ENGLISH
We altered the order of the programmes in our Annual Day function, as the chief guest had to leave early.
What does the word 'altered' mean in the above sentence?
A
reduced
B
changed
C
shortened
D
cancelled

19/10/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

The Department of Posts sometimes holds a special ceremony called the 'First Day Ceremony' to generate publicity for the issue of a new stamp. On this occasion an envelope, called the 'First Day Cover', is issued.
Given below are the 'First Day Covers' that have been issued by the postal department, in memory of four personalities. Who among these personalities was a well-known painter?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

18/10/19

Subject:SCIENCE
What is common to Venus and the moon?
A
Both are planets.
B
Both are luminous.
C
Both reflect the sun's light.
D
Both are satellites of the earth.

17/10/19

Subject:MATHS
31 + 5 = ____ + 22
A
5
B
14
C
36
D
58

CORRECT ANSWER:B

16/10/19

Subject:SCIENCE

If Ramya weighs about double of Sajid, how should they sit on a see-saw?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: D

15/10/19

Subject:MATHS
What is the remainder when 33 x 20 x 88 x 98 is divided by 5?
A
0
B
1
C
3
D
4

CORRECT ANSWER:A

14/10/19

Subject:ENGLISH

''This book belongs to me.'' - This sentence can be rewritten as:

A
This is my book.
B
This book is for I.
C
This book is mines.
D
This is mine book.

Correct Answer: A

12/10/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
From the given information, identify the country it describes.

-- Gobi Desert (shares it with Mongolia) and Taklaman Deserts compete for space with the Himalayas
-- fertile plains on the banks of the river Yangtze
-- great progress in developing low cost technologies
-- a system of arranging furniture and objects to be in harmony with one's environment
A
Japan
B
Nepal
C
Bhutan
D
China

11/10/19

Subject:SCIENCE

See the chart below and choose the statement that is true about ferns?

A
Leaves of ferns are not green in colour.
B
Ferns reproduce through seeds.
C
Ferns are non-flowering plants and have green leaves.
D
Ferns are flowering plants but do not have green leaves.

Correct Answer: C

10/10/19

Subject:MATHS
How many right angles are there in all, in the following tangram pieces?

 
A
0
B
4
C
7
D
17

CORRECT ANSWER:C

9/10/19

Subject:SCIENCE
Vegetable oil (which is golden coloured) floats on water. Spirit (which is colourless) floats on vegetable oil. Ramu took some water and coloured it blue by adding a few drops of ink. He then added some vegetable oil followed by spirit very carefully so that the three layers stayed separate. What will Ramu's container look like?
A
B
C
D

CORRECT ANSWER:D

8/10/19

Subject:MATHS

Here is an eraser.
 
The length of a pencil is measured using this eraser. It is found to be '10 erasers' long.
 

If a book is found to be 2 such pencils long, what would be the length of the book when measured using the eraser?

A
2 erasers long
B
10 erasers long
C
12 erasers long
D
20 erasers long

Correct Answer: D

CORRECT ANSWER:B

7/10/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Which of these statements can replace the one given below ?

Birds of a feather flock together.
A
People who are together always fight with each other.
B
People with the same likes become friendly and work well.
C
People who have collected the same feathers stay together.
D
Only people who stay in a flock become friendly with each other.

5/10/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

According to this poster, you would reduce weight if you cycled to school or work. What else would you be able to do?

A
use recycled materials
B
use fossil fuel reserves
C
reduce distance to be travelled
D
reduce carbon dioxide emissions

Correct Answer: D

4/10/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Some animals hibernate during winter in order to fight low temperatures and non-availability of food. Identify another climatic adaptation found among animals.

A
migration (moving to other places)
B
reproduction (giving birth to young ones)
C
extinction (dying away)
D
camouflaging (blending with the environment)

Correct Answer: A

3/10/19

Subject:MATHS
What is four and five tenths written as a decimal?
A
4.05
B
4.5
C
45
D
450

CORRECT ANSWER:B

2/10/19

Subject:SCIENCE
Gums swell up and bleed often for people who have a vitamin C deficiency. Identify a food that people with this deficiency should eat.
A
Eggs
B
Meat and fish
C
Pulses
D
Lemon and orange juice.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

1/10/19

Subject:MATHS
Rajan made a shape using three identical square tiles as shown in Figure 1. Preeti changed it by shifting one of the square tiles up, as shown in Figure 2.



How will this change affect the area of the shape?
A
It will increase.
B
It will decrease.
C
It will remain the same.
D
It might increase or decrease, depending on the size of the tile.

CORRECT ANSWER:C

29/09/19

Subject:ENGLISH

Which option identifies the mistake in the sentence?

He is too active person to do such dull job.

A
is should be changed to was
B
do should be changed to doing
C
a should be added before person and dull
D
the should be added before person and dull

Correct Answer: C

28/09/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which of these services is provided by the Municipal Corporation of Mumbai to its citizens?
A
passports required for travelling to foreign countries
B
Censor Board certificates to film produced in Mumbai
C
running schools for children in different parts of the city
D
selling railway tickets for travellers at the stations

CORRECT ANSWER:C

27/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE

The annual rainfall of many leading Indian cities is given in the map below:

Which of these cities is likely to have the heaviest rainfall?

A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
Delhi
D
Chennai

Correct Answer: A

26/09/19

Subject:MATHS
India, batting first in a 50 over one-day cricket match against West Indies, made 196 runs in the first 33 overs. What would be the total reached by India if it made 8 runs per over in the rest of its allotted overs?

(Note: In a one-day match each side can bat for a maximum of 50 overs.)
A
246
B
255
C
332
D
400

CORRECT ANSWER:C

25/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Which of the following properties of a substance will NOT depend on the AMOUNT of the substance that is present?

A
Mass
B
Boiling point
C
Weight
D
Volume

Correct Answer: B

 

24/09/19

Subject:MATHS
4 friends were sharing a bottle of juice equally among themselves. The bottle contained 1 litre and 500 ml of juice. How much juice will each of the 4 friends get?
A
250 ml
B
300 ml
C
375 ml
D
400 ml

CORRECT ANSWER:C

23/09/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Did not you want to leave early yesterday?
How will you change the question to make it GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT?
A
Did you want to leave early not yesterday?
B
Did you not want to leave early yesterday?
C
Yesterday did not you want to leave early?
D
The sentence is correct, it requires no change.

21/09/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
The cartoon shown here is that of a famous emperor. Going by his appearance, can you tell which ancient emperor this is?
A
Bismarck of Prussia
B
Napolean Bonaparte of France
C
Julius Caesar of Rome
D
Leopold of Belgium

20/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Study the flowchart shown here. Observe the classification of ITEM 1 and ITEM 2.




What could ITEM 1 and ITEM 2 be?


A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D

Correct Answer: C

19/09/19

Subject:MATHS
Ratna, who is in Mumbai, telephones her brother Ravi in Ahmedabad and speaks for 89 seconds. She is charged Rs 1.20 for every 16 seconds or part of 16 seconds. There is also a service charge of Rs 2/-. Study the bill carefully.

How much will it cost Ratna if she speaks to Ravi for 3 minutes?
A
Rs. 14.40
B
Rs. 16.40
C
Rs. 18.40
D
Rs. 20.40

CORRECT ANSWER:B

18/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE
If food is chewed properly in the mouth before being swallowed, the acidic digestive juices in the stomach can spread more easily on the food. What may happen if the food is swallowed without being chewed properly?
A
The food will remain in the stomach.
B
Churning of food will never stop in the stomach.
C
The inside of the stomach may become too dry.
D
Digestion may not occur properly in the stomach.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

17/09/19

Subject:MATHS
What is the remainder when 33 x 20 x 88 x 98 is divided by 5?
A
0
B
1
C
3
D
4

CORRECT ANSWER:A

16/09/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Sudha: ____________________________.
Raji: Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
What could Sudha have said to make Raji reply this way?
A
When I got the first rank in the exams, my parents bought me many gifts.
B
Only if I get the first rank in the exams, can I ask my parents for lots and lots of gifts.
C
As soon as I got the first rank in the exams, I started asking my parents for many gifts.
D
Once I get the first rank in the exams, my parents will buy me a lot of expensive gifts.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

14/09/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
The north-eastern state of Assam and the hills of Darjeeling in West Bengal produce the best quality tea in India. From this we can deduce that the ideal geographical conditions suited for tea plantations are ___________.
A
dry desert lands
B
humid coastal plains
C
wet hill slopes
D
cold mountain deserts

CORRECT ANSWER:C

13/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE

What is the relationship between a person's PULSE RATE and his or her HEART BEAT?

A
The heart beat is always double the pulse rate.
B
The heart beat is always half of the pulse rate.
C
There is no relationship between the heart beat and the pulse rate.
D
The heart beat and pulse rate may change, but are always equal.

Correct Answer: D

12/09/19

Subject:MATHS
The LARGEST 3-digit common multiple of 70 and 50 is
A
350
B
700
C
980
D
3500

CORRECT ANSWERS:B

11/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE

How will the temperature of the blood in our heart differ on a cold wintry night compared to a hot summer day?

A
It will be lower on the cold wintry night.
B
It will be higher on the cold wintry night.
C
It will be the same in both the situations.
D
It will be different but does not depend on the outside temperature.

Correct Answer: C

10/09/19

Subject:MATHS
♦ is a number and 17 × ♦ × 10 = 4420.

The value of ♦ can be found by
A
dividing 4420 by 170.
B
multiplying 4420 by 170.
C
multiplying 17 by 10.
D
dividing 4420 by 27.

CORRECT ANSWER:A

9/09/19

Subject:ENGLISH

The market is open on all days, other than Sundays and holidays.

Which of the words means ''other than''?
A
accept
B
except
C
expect
D
although

CORRECT ANSWER:B

7/09/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
What is common to these personalities? They are all Indian __________________.
A
presidents
B
scientists
C
princes
D
businessmen

CORRECT ANSWER:B

6/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Our backbone is

A
one large bone which is flexible.
B
made up of several small bones attached to each other.
C
a thick rigid muscle which can bend.
D
made up of two bones with a joint in between.

Correct Answer: B

5/09/19

Subject:MATHS
How many tenths make 3⁄5?
A
3
B
5
C
6
D
10

CORRECT ANSWER:C

4/09/19

Subject:SCIENCE
When Naveen killed a mosquito, he found there was some blood on his hands. Where could this blood have come from?
A
The mosquito must have cut Naveen's hand before he killed it.
B
The blood is from the mosquito's circulatory system.
C
The blood is Naveen's or someone else's who the mosquito had bitten.
D
(Options B or C above may be possible)

CORRECT ANSWER:C

3/09/19

Subject:MATHS
Arrange these fractions in ascending order (from smallest to largest): 

{frac(3/8)}, {frac(5/16)}, {frac(5/8)}
A
{frac(3/8)}, {frac(5/8)}, {frac(5/16)}
B
{frac(5/16)}, {frac(5/8)}, {frac(3/8)}
C
{frac(5/16)}, {frac(3/8)}, {frac(5/8)}
D
{frac(3/8)}, {frac(5/16)}, {frac(5/8)}

CORRECT ANSWER:C

2/09/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the correct expression to replace the underlined words. 

''The woman said that the little boy was her favourite child.''
A
the apple of her eye
B
an arm and a leg
C
all thumbs
D
her heart

CORRECT ANSWER:A

31/08/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

Mughal kings often appointed artists to paint portraits, as well as depict events and scenes from court life, hunting expeditions, etc. These paintings were often small in size and were called 'Miniatures'. Identify the Mughal Miniature here.

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

30/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE

The pattern of stars we see in the night from a given place

A
changes throughout the night with every passing hour.
B
stays same through the night, but changes every night.
C
stays almost the same night to night, but changes every year.
D
hardly changes, stays almost the same over many years.

Correct Answer: A

29/08/19

Subject:MATHS
If we multiply 2 prime numbers, the product will ALWAYS be
A
a composite number.
B
an even number.
C
an odd number.
D
a prime number.

CORRECT ANSWER:A

28/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Two children are playing on a see-saw. What can be said about the LOAD, EFFORT and FULCRUM of the see-saw?

A
It is not a lever, so there is no load, effort or fulcrum.
B
The load is at one end; the fulcrum and effort keep on changing.
C
The fulcrum is at the centre; the load and effort keep on changing.
D
The fulcrum is at the centre; there is no load and effort.

Correct Answer: C

27/08/19

Subject:MATHS
Each side of the square and the triangle shown below is 5 units long. 

They are arranged to form the shape shown below. What is the perimeter of the shape?

 
A
20 cm
B
25 cm
C
30 cm
D
35 cm

CORRECT ANSWER:B

26/08/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Complete the sentence given below with the OPPOSITE of ''vanish'' as it is used here.
I thought that the new detergent would make the stains on my clothes vanish. But to my dismay, I saw them _________ again once the clothes were dry.
A
lighter
B
strong
C
appear
D
invisible 

CORRECT ANSWER:C

24/08/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which of the following describes the picture accurately?
A
a modern treatment using ancient Egyptian knowledge
B
an artist's imagination about mummification in ancient Egypt
C
the rituals carried out when an archaeologist discovers a mummy
D
a funeral rite being carried out in Indus Valley Civilisation

23/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Which parts of a plant are the vegetables we eat?

A
fruits only
B
fruits and roots only
C
roots and stem only
D
(May be any part of a plant.)

Correct Answer: D

22/08/19

Subject:MATHS
Which of the following will DEFINITELY be an odd number?
A
sum of any two consecutive whole numbers
B
sum of any three even numbers
C
sum of any two odd numbers
D
sum of any two even numbers

CORRECT ANSWER:A

21/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE
Dogs urinate to mark territories. 

They can recognise their territories even after many days. Which sense could they mostly be using to identify their own and other dogs' territories?
A
smell
B
sight
C
touch
D
sound

CORRECT ANSWER:A

20/08/19

Subject:MATHS
I am a 2-digit odd number.
The product of my digits is 36. 
What is my last digit?
A
1
B
3
C
7
D
9

19/08/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Which of the these words is OPPOSITE in meaning to 'miserable'?
A
calm
B
happy
C
annoyed
D
frightened

CORRECT ANSWER:B

17/08/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
The building shown here is called a Haveli, which is a royal place usually used by a king or his nobles. This style of building is popular in which of these states? 
A
Bengal
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Rajasthan
D
Assam

CORRECT ANSWER:C

16/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE

DIETARY FIBRE is the part of our food which our body cannot fully digest. From which of these does it come?

A
Milk
B
Leafy vegetables
C
Sea fish
D
Ghee and oils

Correct Answer: B

15/08/19

Subject:MATHS
Each one of Aloka, Mitisha and Foram are given a white dotted paper. They can draw various shapes on it using those dots and find out their area. 

For example, a square drawn as shown below will have area equal to 1 square unit.



They have drawn rectangles as shown below.



Whose rectangle covers the maximum area?
A
Aloka's
B
Foram's
C
Mitisha's
D
All the rectangles cover the same area.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

14/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE
Look at the following groups.

The property based on which they are divided into 2 groups must be
A
Being hard / Being soft
B
Being transparent / Being opaque
C
Being Brittle / Not being brittle
D
Being heavy / Being light

CORRECT ANSWER:C

13/08/19

Subject:MATHS

A number when rounded to the nearest 100 gives 1200. When rounded to the nearest 10, it gives 1250. What could the number be?

A
1205
B
1242
C
1247
D
1265

Correct Answer: C

12/08/19

Subject:ENGLISH

Mary said, ''Deepa, can I please borrow your chess board for a day?''

Which of these statements means exactly the same as the sentence given above?

A
Mary requested Deepa to borrow her chess board for a day.
B
Mary wondered if Deepa would borrow her chess board for a day.
C
Mary asked Deepa if she could borrow her chess board for a day.
D
Mary told Deepa that she would borrow her chess board for a day.

Correct Answer: C

10/08/19

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE

The boys in this picture are standing in a place that's on the equator. Which one of the following continents could they be in?

A
North America
B
Africa
C
Antarctica
D
Australia

Correct Answer: B

9/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE

During a birthday party Sahil eats a lot of cake. After swallowing, how does the cake pass from the food pipe to the stomach?

A
Due to the contraction of the muscles in the food pipe controlled by Sahil.
B
Due to the expansion of the muscles in the food pipe not under his control.
C
Due to the expansion and contraction of the muscles in the food pipe not under his control.
D
Due to the expansion and contraction of the muscles in the food pipe controlled by him.

Correct Answer: C

8/08/19

Subject:MATHS
Hari was born on February 29th and joined class 1 in June 2002. In which year was he born?
A
1995
B
1996
C
1997
D
1998

CORRECT ANSWER:B

7/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE
The picture shows a drawing of a cockroach. Its real length is 30 mm. Then the drawing is
A
half its size.
B
double its size.
C
two third its size.
D
the same size.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

6/08/19

Subject:MATHS
I wanted to multiply 33 and 4100 on a calculator. By mistake I multiplied 33 and 4000 and got 132000 as the result.

I don't want to do the entire calculation again. Which of these should I do to get the correct answer of the multiplication?
A
add 100 to 132000
B
add 3300 to 132000
C
multiply 132000 by 100
D
multiply 132000 by 3300

CORRECT ANSWER:B

5/08/19

Subject:ENGLISH
In which of the following is the sound of the letters ''ea'' the SAME as in the word ''near'' .
A
neat
B
heap
C
dear
D
bear

CORRECT ANSWER:C

3/08/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which of these cities of India can be reached by land, sea and air?
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Bangalore
D
Ahmedabad

CORRECT ANSWER:B

2/08/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Gitanjali and Rabindra are playing a game. Gitanjali has to find out what Rabindra is thinking about by asking questions.

Gitanjali: Is it an animal?
Rabindra: YES
Gitanjali: Does it have bones?
Rabindra: NO
Gitanjali: Does it have external ears?
Rabindra: NO
Gitanjali: Can it fly?
Rabindra: YES
Which of these could be Rabindra's guess?

A
bat
B
worm
C
snake
D
mosquito

Correct Answer: D

1/08/19

Subject:MATHS
A single wire is bent to form various shapes as shown below. 

Which of them will have the maximum perimeter?
A
Triangle
B
Square
C
Hexagon
D
All will have the same perimeter.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

31/07/19

Subject:SCIENCE
PARTHENOCARPIC FRUITS are those which do not have seeds in them. Which of these is an example?
A
B
C
D

CORRECT ANSWER:D

30/07/19

Subject:MATHS

Using any digit from 0 to 9 (without repeating any), which is the smallest odd number of five digits that can be formed?

A
20341
B
13579
C
10243
D
10234

Correct Answer: C

29/07/19

Subject:ENGLISH
_____________________, I begin to sneeze badly.
Choose the option that completes the sentence meaningfully.
A
When I got into a dusty place
B
If I will get into a dusty place
C
As soon as I get into a dusty place
D
I had got into a dusty place

10/07/19

Subject:SCIENCE
When a seed is planted in the soil, which of these shows the correct order of appearance of other parts?
A
stem - fruits - leaves - flowers
B
stem - flowers - fruits - leaves
C
leaves - stem - flowers - fruits
D
stem - leaves - flowers – fruits

09/07/19

Subject:MATHS
Which of these numbers lies between fifteen thousand and twenty thousand?
A
151660
B
20100
C
18001
D
1999

08/07/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the expression that completes the sentences correctly.

The man was cheating the people of all their money for several years and now it was time for him to____________.
A
lose his face
B
laugh in the face
C
face the music
D
keep a straight face

06/07/19

Subject:SCOCIAL STUDIES
This city is situated in Uttar Pradesh, on the banks of the river Ganga. It is said to be more than 3000 years old. It has been a religious and cultural centre for thousands of years. A particular type of Hindustani classical music originated here. Bhojpuri, a dialect very close to Hindi, is spoken in this place. Identify this city.
A
Agra
B
Delhi
C
Dehradun
D
Varanasi

05/07/19

Subject:SCIENCE
Which of the following is/are NOT PRESENT in a new-born child?
A
Nails
B
Teeth
C
Eyes
D
Tongue

04/07/19

Subject:MATHS
This is a special cube, which has numbers from 1 to 6 marked on its six faces. (Each number is marked on exactly one face.) Also, the sum of each pair of opposite faces is the same. 



The number which can come on the face marked '?' is
A
4 or 5
B
2 or 5
C
2 or 6
D
4 or 6

03/07/19

Subject:SCIENCE
Look at the animals shown below. What is common to all of them?
A
They are all herbivores.
B
They are all carnivores.
C
They all give birth to young ones.
D
They are all small in size.

02/07/19

Subject:MATHS
How many hours equals 150 minutes?
A
1{frac(1/2)}
B
2{frac(1/4)}
C
2{frac(1/3)}
D
2{frac(1/2)}

01/07/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Though we watched the entire film, we couldn't make head or tail of it as it was quite complicated.

Identify which option can BEST REPLACE ''couldn't make head or tail of it'' in the sentence given above.
A
did not enjoy it at all
B
were unable to understand anything
C
missed the beginning and the end
D
found it interesting and captivating

29/06/19

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Which one of these could show that there was trade between ancient Egypt and India?
A
Pyramid-shaped buildings found all over the world.
B
Copper mines found at various places in India and Egypt.
C
Pepper found in the mummified body of Pharaoh Rameses II.
D
Drawings of sun gods found on the walls of the pyramid at Giza.

28/06/19

Subject:SCIENCE
The simple machines are the lever, pulley, and inclined plane, along with their most basic modifications, the wheel and axle, wedge, and screw. A complex machine is a machine made up of two or more simple machines.

Which of the following is an example of a SIMPLE machine?
A
a lift
B
a staircase
C
an escalator
D
a bicycle

27/06/19

Subject:MATHS
A number when rounded to the nearest 100 gives 5700. When rounded to the nearest 10 also, it gives 5700. What can be said about the number?
A

It can be any number from 5650 and 5749.

B

It can be any number from 5691 and 5700.

C

It can be any number from 5695 and 5704.

D

It can be any number from 5700 and 5710.

26/06/19

Subject: SCIENCE

What do all living beings do?
A
fly
B
walk
C
sweat
D
grow

25/06/19

Subject: MATHS

Tia is playing with numbers. She takes a 4 digit number and changes it to another 4 digit number by following a rule.
Shown below is how she changes 1234 and 6391 applying the rule.

Tia took another number and changed it to 9320 applying the same rule. What number could Tia have taken?
A
7239
B
7293
C
9372
D
9327

24/06/19

Subject: ENGLISH

Which sentence has a spelling error?
 
A
Shammi completed the whole exercise in a jiffy.
B
She asked me to meet her at the sea-shore.
C
The man's heavy footsteps made the stairs creek.
D
He was fined Rs. 50 for parking on the pavement.

22/06/19

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES

Which of these is a landmark building of Amritsar in Punjab?
A
B
C
D

21/06/19

Subject: SCIENCE

During a power cut, lights, fans, televisions and other electrical devices stop functioning, but most telephones continue to work. Why is that?
A
Telephones do not use electricity.
B
All telephones have cells (batteries) inside which provide them power.
C
Telephones receive electric supply through the wires connecting them to the exchange.
D
Telephones store the electricity when there is no power cut and use them during power cuts.

20/06/19

Subject: MATHS

The length of each side of each SMALL square in this grid is 4 cm. The area of this grid (in square cm) will be

A
4
B
8
C
16
D
64

19/06/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Why cannot animals live without plants?
A
All animals eat plants for food.
B
Some animals eat plants and are in turn eaten by other animals.
C
Flesh eating animals need plants to hunt their prey.
D
Except for the plant-eating animals, others could live even if plants were not there.

CORRECT ANSWER: B

18/06/19

Subject: MATHS

A prime number is a number, which is not completely divisible by any number except 1 and itself. 



Using only the information in the table given here, which of the given numbers can we say with CERTAINTY, IS NOT a prime?
A
only 63
B
only 83
C
only 91
D
63 and 91

CORRECT ANSWER:D

13/06/19

Subject: MATHS

Farhan, Ritesh and Ritu were shown a drawing of a rectangle as below. 
 
They have made some statements about that rectangle. 

Farhan: We can calculate the perimeter but not the area because the length and breadth are not specified. 
Ritesh: We can calculate the area but not the perimeter because the lengths of the other two sides are not given. 
Ritu: We can calculate both the area and the perimeter of the figure with the given information.


Who is correct?
A
Farhan
B
Ritesh
C
Ritu
D
none of them

12/06/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Ram filtered a jar of muddy water. Filtration helps Ram to _____________________.
A
remove particles which are not dissolved in water
B
bring about a change of colour in water
C
kill the germs in the muddy water
D
clean the water by adding a chemical to it

11/06/19

Subject: MATHS

11th Jun, 2019 AQDA  
 
What will the solid object shown above look like when seen from the direction of the arrow?
A
B
C
D

10/06/19

Subject: ENGLISH

Choose the word which relates best with the word 'snake'? (Look at 'fox' and 'fur' for a hint. )

"Fox is to fur as snake is to _______________."
A
slimy
B
scales
C
skin
D
sting

08/06/19

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES

The temple gopuram shown here is located on the southern part of India near the international border of Sri Lanka. In which town is the temple gopuram located?
A
Tirupati
B
Hardwar
C
Rameswaram
D
Mysore

07/06/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Which is the smallest particle of sugar that still has all the properties of sugar?
A
Atom
B
Molecule
C
Isotope
D
Electron
Ravi wanted to find out if more water would help his plants grow well. He gave twice the amount of water to all his potted plants for a month. What error did Ravi make in his experiment?
A
Ravi did not increase the amount of soil in the pots.
B
Ravi did not add manure to the pots.
C
Ravi poured too much water.
D
Ravi did not grow any of the plants using the same amount of water as earlier.

28/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Rajan made a shape using three identical square tiles as shown in Figure 1. Preeti changed it by shifting one of the square tiles up, as shown in Figure 2. 

 

How will this change affect the area of the shape?

A
It will increase.
B
It will decrease.
C
It will remain the same.
D
It might increase or decrease, depending on the size of the tile.

Correct Answer: C

27/05/19

Subject: ENGLISH

Which option BEST completes the sentence given below?


Prices have suddenly gone through the roof _______________________.
A
and the government is trying hard to build a name for itself
B
and people cannot afford to acquire their basic necessities
C
and give us a whole lot of new opportunities
D
and provide some way out for anyone in need

CORRECT ANSWER:B

25/05/19

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES

Which of these pictures of the river Ganga shows the origin of the river?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

24/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

In the figure given below the length of 1 small square has to be calculated. If it is known that each square is of equal length, which of these methods is possible and will be most accurate?

A
Simply measure the length of 1 square
B
Measure the length of 2 squares using a ruler and divide the answer by 2
C
Measure the length of 8 squares using a ruler and divide the answer by 8
D
Measure the length of 10 squares using a ruler and divide the answer by 10

Correct Answer: C

23/05/19

Subject: MATHS

A group of 4 children is playing in the park. Before leaving, each of them shakes hands once with every other group member. How many handshakes altogether?

A
3
B
6
C
12
D
16

Correct Answer: B

22/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Vishnu wants to fix a frame using screws of the type shown below.
 
Which of these screwdrivers will make his job easy?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

22/05/19

Subject: MATHS

How many hundredths make 1.64?

A
4
B
16.4
C
164
D
0.64

Correct Answer: C

21/05/19

Subject: ENGLISH

We saw a tiger on a visit to a wildlife park. The beautiful animal stayed quite far away. Our guide said that bad experiences with other human beings must have made it wary.
What does the word ''wary'' MEAN in the sentences above?

A
tired
B
angry
C
careful
D
confused

Correct Answer: C

18/05/19

Subject: MATHS

 

Raghu wants to travel to Kolkata from Hyderabad. In which of these directions is he likely to travel? 
A
B
C
D

CORRECT ANSWER:B

17/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

 

Which of these options contains processes involving change of state from LIQUID to GAS?

A
evaporation and sublimation
B
evaporation and respiration
C
respiration and transpiration
D
evaporation and transpiration

Correct Answer: D

16/05/19

Subject: MATHS
Given below is the information on a packet of juice concentrate. 

About how many tea spoons of concentrate are there in the packet?
A
10
B
50
C
100
D
1000

15/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Prabhu had bands of different types. He wanted to find out which one was more stretchable. He took a band, put it on a nail and then hung a weight on it. A scale was also fixed on the board (as shown in the figure). The marking on the scale where the bottom of the band pointed was noted down as the reading on the scale.

He missed out one step in the experiment. If he had done that step, he could have found out the most stretchable band. Which of these steps did he miss out?

A
finding out the exact weight that was hung on the band
B
noting down the reading where the band was without the weight on it
C
checking the materials of which the bands were made
D
having a proper scale that had a 0 marking on it instead of the one used here

Correct Answer: B

14/05/19

Subject: MATHS

The number of boys and girls in 4 sections of class 6 in a certain school are shown below. 



In which two sections is the FRACTION OF GIRLS in the class the same?

A
6A and 6C
B
6B and 6A
C
6D and 6C
D
6B and 6D

Correct Answer: B

13/05/19

Subject: ENGLISH

When I failed to win the race, I was very upset. My father told me to stop crying over spilt milk and practise harder for the next one.
What does the phrase ''crying over spilt milk'' MEAN in the sentence above?

A
giving up far too soon
B
worrying about the past
C
wanting too many things
D
becoming easily scared

Correct Answer: B

11/05/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

A passport issued by the Government of India would be required while travelling from Kolkata to which of these places?

A
Delhi
B
Manipur
C
Dhaka
D
any city outside West Bengal

Correct Answer: C

10/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

A bowl with 500 g of butter is kept on a table. If all the butter melts, what will happen to its weight?

A
increase, because a liquid occupies more volume
B
decrease, because solids always weigh more than liquids
C
remain the same, because the amount of butter does not change
D
(It cannot be said from the given information.)

Correct Answer: C

9/05/19

Subject: MATHS

Mrs. Bhole had 2 litres of milk in the fridge this morning. She used up ¾ litres of milk in the afternoon. How much milk is left in the fridge after that?

A
2 ¾ litres
B
1 ¾ litres
C
1 ¼ litres
D
2 ¼ litres

Correct Answer: C

8/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE
As the environment changes, the kind of animals, birds and plants that are found also change. Which of these would be the best example?
A
A sunflower plant moving along the direction of sunlight.
B
Stages in the life cycle of a butterfly.
C
Water birds disappearing from a locality where houses were built on a lake.
D
Invertebrates not having a backbone.

CORRECT ANSWER:C

7/05/19

Subject: MATHS

Shown here is a pattern of shapes and numbers.



If the pattern is continued, which of these will appear in it?

( Hint : The pattern is made up of BOTH shapes and numbers. Consider both to answer the question.)

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: D

6/05/19

Subject: ENGLISH

Which word RHYMES with ''scare''?

A
star
B
fear
C
mere
D
bear

Correct Answer: D

4/05/19

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE

Which of these dances is associated with the festival of Baisakhi in Punjab?

A
Garba
B
Bihu
C
Bhangra
D
Kathak

Correct Answer: C

3/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Which of these can be shown by pumping air into a football?

1) Air is a mixture of gases.
2) Air occupies volume.
3) Air exerts pressure.

A
only 2
B
only 3
C
only 2 and 3
D
all - 1, 2 and 3

Correct Answer: C

2/05/19

Subject: MATHS
In which of the following collections is {frac(2/3)} of the circles black in colour?
A
B
C
D

CORRECT ANSWER:D

1/05/19

Subject: SCIENCE

The seeds that come to a processing plant have a lot of other things like plant parts and organic matter, mixed with them.

Which of these could be the FIRST STEP to get rid of most of these other substances?

A
manually separating the seeds and the other substances in an oven
B
washing the seeds and the other substances with water
C
using a sieve to separate the seeds from the other substances
D
grinding the seeds along with the other substances to a powder form

Correct Answer: C

30/04/19

Subject: MATHS
The heights of some trees have been measured.

HeightTree 1400 cmTree 25 m 350 cmTree 36 m 200 cmTree 47 m

Which tree is the tallest?
A
Tree 1
B
Tree 2
C
Tree 3
D
Tree 4

CORRECT ANSWER:B

29/04/19

Subject: ENGLISH

Which option can complete this sentence meaningfully?

Parul and Annie were eating hurriedly _________________.

A
as the bell was going to ring soon
B
because the recess is almost over
C
while the teacher enters the class
D
though the break will be on for long

Correct Answer: A

27/04/19

Subject: ENGLISH
A certain crop came to India from Arabia in the 17th century. The image here shows places in India where it is cultivated. It is also grown in countries like Brazil and Colombia. Which crop could this be?
A
bamboo
B
mustard
C
coffee
D
sugarcane

CORRECT ANSWER:D

26/04/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Kiran's mother placed a candle in a bowl as shown and lit it. A little while later, Kiran opened a bottle of Pepsi and poured it quickly into the bowl. What will happen?

A
The candle flame will burn brighter.
B
The candle flame will be put out.
C
The candle and flame will be completely unaffected.
D
The candle will break.

Correct Answer: B

25/04/19

Subject: MATHS

What will be the area of the shaded part of the square shown here?

A
481 sq cm
B
4873 sq cm
C
4891 sq cm
D
4909 sq cm

Correct Answer: C

24/04/19

Subject: SCIENCE

At any given time, different parts of the earth experience different seasons. Apart from the earth's revolution around the sun, which of these is the reason for this?

A
the earth's rotation
B
the elliptical shape of the earth's orbit
C
the presence of the moon
D
the tilt of the earth's axis of rotation.

Correct Answer: D

23/04/19

Subject: MATHS
Vyjayanthi has booked an air ticket from Ahmedabad to Hyderabad. The total cost is Rs. 2699 which includes fare, services and tax.

If the fare is Rs. 1174, what would be the amount for service charges?
A
Rs. 1174
B
Rs. 1475
C
Rs. 2699
D
It cannot be determined unless the amount for tax is also known.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

22/04/19

Subject: ENGLISH
i went to the library to look for the harry potter series the secret seven series and the famous five series but i didnt find them
Choose the option with the CORRECT PUNCTUATION for the sentence above.
A
I went to the library to look for the 'Harry Potter' series, the 'Secret Seven' series and the 'Famous Five' series; but I didn't find them.
B
I went, to the Library, to look for the 'Harry Potter' Series, the Secret Seven Series and the 'Famous Five' Series but I didn't find them.
C
I went, to the library, to look for the Harry Potter series, the Secret Seven Series, and the Famous Five Series, but I, didnt find them.
D
I went to the library to look for the 'Harry potter series', the 'secret seven series' and the 'Famous five series', but I, didnt find them.

CORRECT ANSWER:A

20/04/19

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE

The building shown here is a FIRE TEMPLE located at Navsari in the South Gujarat coast. The followers of this religion consider 'fire' to be the son of their Supreme Universal Lord. Which religion is it? 

A
Islam
B
Zoroastrianism
C
Jainism
D
Christianity

Correct Answer: B

19/04/19

Subject: SCIENCE

According to the food chart shown below, spinach (palak) would be a good source of

A
Carbohydrates
B
Fats
C
Proteins
D
Minerals

Correct Answer: D

18/04/19

Subject:MATHS
The group below is 1⁄3rd of the total number of children in a playgroup. Altogether how many children are there in the playgroup?

A
8
B
9
C
12
D
15

CORRECT ANSWER:D

17/04/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Which figure correctly shows the size of the sun in comparison to that of the planets?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

16/04/19

Subject:MATHS

An equilateral triangle is one having all sides equal. Which set of sticks shown here can form an equilateral triangle?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

15/04/19

Subject:ENGLISH
Harish looks up to his athletic sister, Madhu.Choose the option that conveys the SAME meaning as this sentence.
A
Harish respects Madhu.
B
Harish depends upon Madhu.
C
Harish hates Madhu.
D
Harish understands Madhu.

13/04/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

Shown here is a ganjifa playing card. These playing cards used to be a popular pastime and many episodes from Indian epics and stories were painted on them. An episode from which epic does the card here portray?

A
Jataka
B
Ramayana
C
Mahabharata
D
Bhagavada Gita

Correct Answer: B

12/04/19

Subject: ENGLISH

Shown here is the picture of an ink filler. 

When this ink filler is dipped into a beaker of water and the bulb is pressed, air bubbles appear in the water. Why does this happen?

A
Air in the atmosphere forms the bubbles.
B
The air in the ink filler is released to form bubbles.
C
The liquid rushes into the filler forming bubbles.
D
The air in the water forms bubbles.

Correct Answer: B

11/04/19

Subject: MATHS

Which of the following decimals has the greatest value?

A
4 tenths
B
6 hundredths
C
8 thousandths
D
2 tenths and 5 hundredths

Correct Answer: A

10/04/19

Subject: SCIENCE

August 11, 1999 was a bright, clear day. But in the evening in the town of Dholka in western India, it gradually became very dark for a few minutes and then became bright again. What could have caused this incident?

A
A comet
B
A lunar eclipse
C
A solar eclipse
D
A power cut

Correct Answer: C

9/04/19

Subject: MATHS

5⁄2 lakh can be written as

A
25000
B
40000
C
250000
D
520000

Correct Answer: C

8/04/19

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the pair of words that would complete this sentence meaningfully.
With tears in his eyes, he thanked me, hugging me warmly. I was _______ and a bit __________ by his show of affection.
A
forgiven, annoyed
B
honoured, accepted
C
slipping, shocked
D
comforted, surprised

6/04/19

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE

In our national anthem, what do the names Vindhya and Himachal refer to?

A
two mountains of India
B
two states of India
C
two rivers of India
D
wo leaders of India

Correct Answer: A

5/04/19

Subject: SCIENCE

A pit is dug and bio-degradeable kitchen and garden wastes are put into it and covered with soil. If the pit is checked after 3 years, which of the following is likely to be found?

A
The wastes would have turned into coal or petroleum.
B
The wastes would have mixed and become a part of the soil.
C
The wastes would have germinated into new plants.
D
Nothing much would have happened to the wastes in 3 years.

Correct Answer: B

2/04/19

Subject:MATHS

Half of a certain number is 24. One fourth of the number will be

A
6
B
8
C
12
D
48

Correct Answer: C

1/04/19

Subject: ENGLISH

Half of a certain number is 24. One fourth of the number will be

A
6
B
8
C
12
D
48

Correct Answer: C

30/03/19

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE

In which of these months are we likely to see migratory birds like flamingos - which fly from colder regions in the north - in Orissa's Chilka Lake? 

A
May-June
B
July-August
C
December-January
D
Through out the year

Correct Answer: C

29/03/19

Subject: SCIENCE

Calorie is a unit of energy. Some food items mention on their label a certain number of calories. What is the reason for this?

A
Food is used to measure energy.
B
The calorie figure indicates how much energy the food would give when eaten.
C
The calorie figure indicates how much energy was used to make the food item.
D
Food items having more than a certain number of calories are banned.

Correct Answer: B

28/03/19

Subject: MATHS

"The number of girls is 5 more than the number of boys."

★ = number of boys
• = number of girls

Which of these represents the given statement using the symbols shown above?

A
★ = • + 5
B
• + ★ = 5
C
★ + • = 5
D
• = ★ + 5

Correct Answer: D

27/3/19

Subject:SCIENCE
On which of the objects in the list below does the Earth exert a pull?
1) a pen falling from the table
2) a football thrown upwards
3) a paper plane flying in the air
A
on 1 only
B
on 1 and 2 only
C
on 1 and 3 only
D
on all of them

CORRECT ANSWER:D

26/3/19

Subject:MATHS

A table showing the details and features of various models of TV which a company manufactures is shown below.



Mr. Shastri wants to buy a TV AND a voltage stabilizer within a budget of Rs. 15000.The features which he wants his TV to have are a 'Full function remote' and 'Stereo sound system'.

A stabilizer costs Rs. 300.Which model should he buy?

A
Model A
B
Model B
C
Model C
D
Model D

Correct Answer: C

25/3/19

Subject:ENGLISH

Which of the following sentences has a SPELLING MISTAKE?

A
The Principal was happy with the performance of the children in the 5th standard.
B
On the day of the school picnic, the children were a well-behaved and merry bunch.
C
The school garden has many shady trees and a vareity of colourful flowering plants.
D
Our classrooms are bright and airy because they have two windows on each side.

Correct Answer: C

23/3/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

Going by the images, which of the following Indian postal stamps is most likely to have been issued BEFORE Independence?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

22/3/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Popeye went to a beach, about 20 kilometres away from his house, on a cycle. The graph below shows the distance travelled and the time that he took for this trip.



Line PQ in the graph indicates

A
the distance travelled to reach the beach.
B
the time taken to reach the beach.
C
the time spent on the beach.
D
the speed at which he was moving.

Correct Answer: C

21/3/19

Subject:MATHS

Ninja, a character in a video game, loses 6 points from his energy level every time he jumps. Every time he finds a treasure, he gains energy level points. He is in the middle of a game now, and his current energy level is 168.


If Ninja goes on jumping without gaining any energy level points, in how many jumps will his energy level become 0?

A
28
B
42
C
162
D
174

Correct Answer: A

20/3/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Water can be thought to be made up of millions of tiny little particles. These tiny particles are constantly moving. At higher temperatures, particles have more energy and they move faster. Given below is water at different temperatures. In which one will the particles of water be moving the fastest?

A
Water at 25°
B
Water at 60°
C
Ice
D
Steam

Correct Answer: D

19/3/19

Subject:MATHS

If 7846, 7896 and 8802 are ROUNDED to the nearest HUNDRED and then ADDED, the answer will be

A
24,400
B
24,500
C
24,544
D
24,550

Correct Answer: B

18/3/19

Subject:ENGLISH

Choose the sentence that HAS a grammatical error.

A
Alex said that Priya has got winning number in the lucky dip at the fair.
B
Alisha had moved to the corner desk as she felt too cold by the window.
C
Meghna could not remember to whom she was to give the answer sheets.
D
Vinay allowed the bus to pass before helping the old lady across the street.

Correct Answer: A

16/3/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Shown here is a road safety ad for people on vehicles. What is it trying to say?

A
It is dangerous to ride your bike too fast.
B
Fasten your seatbelt before you start to drive.
C
Always wear your seatbelt when you are driving.
D
It is dangerous to leave your helmet buckle undone.

Correct Answer: D

15/3/19

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

Both jute and plastic bags are used for the packaging of paddy and wheat. What advantage does the jute bag offer?

A

Jute bags are attractive and easy to handle.

B
Jute bags can be reused several times as they do not tear easily.
C

Jute bags allow free circulation of air and preserve the quality of foodgrains.

D
Jute bags protect the grains from spoilage by water and rodents during storage.

Correct Answer: C

14/3/19

Subject:MATHS

John has stamps of different countries. {frac(1/3)} of them are Indian stamps. If he has 36 Indian stamps, how many stamps does he have totally?

A
12
B
36
C
48
D
108

Correct Answer: D

13/3/19

Subject:SCIENCE
An object is kept at a fixed placed between a light source and a wall. Which of the following statements is true?
A
smaller the light source, smaller the shadow
B
bigger the light source, bigger the shadow
C
smaller the object, bigger its shadow
D
bigger the object, bigger its shadow

CORRECT ANSWER:D

12/3/19

Subject:MATHS

Astronomers discover a new planet which has three moons. The time that each one takes to complete one full revolution around the planet is shown below.



If they are in the position shown above at this moment, after how many days will the three of them again be exactly in the same position next?

A
25 days
B
30 days
C
300 days
D
600 days

Correct Answer: C

11/3/19

Subject:ENGLISH

Choose the option which has NO spelling mistake.

A

I have limited expirience in driving a four wheeler.

B

The drive was pleasant and a good exprience for us.

C

Drivers need to have a year's expierence to work with us.

D

Experience tells us that insurance is a must for all vehicles.

CORRECT ANSWER:D

9/3/19

Subject:SOCIAL STUDIES
Various seals from the Indus Valley Civilisation are shown in this picture. What is common across most of these seals?
A
the wheel
B
household items
C
a one-horned creature
D
a script similar to Hindi

CORRECT ANSWER:C

8/3/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Salt dissolving in water can be called a REVERSIBLE CHANGE because_____________.

A
water changes from one form to another
B
salt can be recovered by evaporating the water
C
it is a chemical change
D
salt is available both in the powdered and crystal forms

Correct Answer: B

6/3/19

Subject:SCIENCE

Which of these is OPAQUE?

A

cooking oil

B

a mirror

C

spectacles

D

river water

5/3/19

Subject:MATHS
What will be the perimeter of the rectangle shown here?
A
7 cm
B
10 cm
C
14 cm
D
We cannot find the perimeter as the lengths of the other two sides are not given.

CORRECT ANSWER:C

4/3/19

Subject:ENGLISH