ASSET A QUESTION A DAY-CLASS VII

14/07/20

Subject: MATHS
Yatin takes THREE identical pieces of tape which are shaped like this:

What is the area of the new shape thus formed?
A
30 sq cm
B
26 sq cm
C
22 sq cm
D
21 sq cm

13/07/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the correct words that best complete the sentence below.

She is a _____________ active player rather than a skilful one.
A
skilled
B
physically
C
properly
D
vigorous

Correct Answer: B

11/07/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Historical buildings, based on the style of their construction and depiction of art, form a major source to understand the history of a region.
Which of these buildings can help us understand better the Sultanate period of North India?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

10/07/20

Subject: SCIENCE
We see an object
A
when it either emits or reflects light.
B
only when it reflects light.
C
only when it emits light.
D
when it allows light to pass through itself.

Correct Answer: A

09/07/20

Subject: MATHS
Francis bought an ALTUS PC in August 2002. What is the total price that he would be paying for it?



A
Rs 5000
B
Rs 32000
C
Rs 35500
D
Rs 37000

Correct Answer: D

08/07/20

Subject: SCIENCE
As shown in the picture below, Reva has two identical cups that are filled to the same level with water. She also has two balls that are made of lead and steel respectively but identical in size and shape. Reva puts the lead ball in Cup 1 and the steel ball in Cup 2. In which cup will the water level be higher?



A
The level in Cup 1 will be more.
B
The level in Cup 2 will be more.
C
The level will be the same in both the Cups.
D
The level will depend on whether steel or lead is denser.

Correct Answer: C

07/07/20

Subject: MATHS
A teacher thinks of a number and asks her class to guess it. She writes some clues on the board:



What is the number?
A
4564
B
4554
C
4545
D
4544

Correct Answer: D

06/07/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the word that best completes the sentence.

Washing machines and food mixers are useful household ___________.
A
tools
B
instruments
C
appliances
D
services

Correct Answer: C

04/07/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a leading investigation body of the Government of India involved in three areas of operation - anti-corruption, economic crimes and special crimes. Which of these is an example of an ECONOMIC CRIME?
A
bribe taken by a minister for awarding a contract
B
a bomb blast in a housing society in Mumbai
C
a bank fraud in a large bank in the city of Kolkata
D
a railway accident on the Ganga bridge near Allahabad

Correct Answer: C

03/07/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Only one of the phases of the moon shown below will be visible near the western horizon at 5:30 AM. Which one?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

02/07/20

Subject: MATHS
What is the area of the shaded part in the figure shown below if the area of the entire square is 48 sq cm?
A
36 sq cm
B
24 sq cm
C
16 sq cm
D
12 sq cm

Correct Answer: A

01/07/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Iron combines with oxygen and water from the air to form rust. If an iron nail were allowed to rust completely, one would find that the rust weighs_________________
A
the same as the nail it came from because the iron turns into rust.
B
more than the nail because rust contains iron and oxygen.
C
less than the nail because the flaky rust weighs less than iron.
D
less than the nail it came from because the nail flakes away.

Correct Answer: B

30/06/20

Subject: MATHS
w = (-3) × (-9)
x = 3 + (-9)
y = -3 × 9
z = -3 + 9
If these are arranged in decreasing order of values, the correct sequence would be
A
w, z, x, y
B
w, y, z, x
C
z, x, y, w
D
w, z, y, x

Correct Answer: A

29/06/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the word that has a spelling mistake.
A
commandment
B
commendable
C
comitee
D
commodity
Correct Answer: C

27/06/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
The Dal Lake of Srinagar in Kashmir is home to a typical type of boat called SIKARA. Identify
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

26/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE
We can reduce the usage of plastic bags but it seems difficult to get rid of them completely. Which of these is the MOST environmentally appropriate method to deal with used plastic bags? After using plastic bags, we should ___________.
A
throw them into a garbage bin
B
burn them completely
C
flush them into a drain
D
re-use them

Correct Answer: D

25/06/20

Subject: MATHS
Which of these equations has 0 as the solution?
A
x + 4 = 7 - x
B
7x = 7
C
2x + 3 = x - 3
D
2x + 1 = 1 + 3x

Correct Answer: D

24/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE


Which of the following words fit best in the blank in the cartoon shown here?
A
water pollution
B
soil erosion
C
water evaporation
D
global warming

Correct Answer: D

23/06/20

Subject: MATHS
Ameena's teacher gives her a strip of paper and tells her to colour it green, yellow and red in this way.

Half of the strip should be coloured Green.
One third of the strip should be coloured Yellow.
The rest of the strip should be coloured Red.

Which of the following ways of dividing the strip would be appropriate for this colouring?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

22/06/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the sentence that has a spelling mistake.
A
The people of Gujarat were shaken by the occurrance of the earthquake.
B
It did not occur to me to ask you.
C
Traffic accidents are now occurring frequently in this area.
D
I cannot forget what occurred here yesterday.

Correct Answer: A

20/06/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which of these may be a matter of serious concern for an ENVIRONMENTALIST?
A
commercial extraction of timber and other forest produce to meet urban demands
B
increase in the population of tigers which is a threat to herbivorous animals
C
involvement of more tribal people in the forest conservation than professionals
D
exploitation of migrated labourers by contractors in a construction site

Correct Answer: A

19/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Some cooking oil and water have got accidentally mixed up. Badri pours this mixture into a separating funnel (shown in the figure), to separate them. Immediately after pouring the mixture, which of these should he do first?


A
open the stopcock immediately
B
mix the mixture with a glass rod vigorously
C
check the temperature of the mixture
D
allow time for the mixture to settle down

Correct Answer: D

18/06/20

Subject: MATHS

In the above structure, the two sides are evenly balanced.
The ratio of the mass of X to the mass of Y is
A
1:2
B
2:3
C
3:2
D
2:1

Correct Answer: C

17/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Food spoils because of the action of bacteria. Food kept in refrigerators stays fresh much longer but once the food is taken out, it again spoils after some time. From this we can conclude that
A
refrigeration keeps food churning so that bacteria die.
B
refrigerators release special gases that inactivate bacteria.
C
refrigeration kills all the bacteria and keeps food fresh.
D
refrigeration slows down bacterial activity and keeps food fresh.

Correct Answer: D

16/06/20

Subject: MATHS
The same seven pieces shown above were used to make two different figures as shown below (the pieces do not overlap anywhere).


Which of the following will definitely be the same for these two figures?
A
only perimeter
B
only area
C
both perimeter and area
D
neither perimeter nor area

Correct Answer: B

15/06/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the sentence that has a spelling mistake.
A
The assistant was sorry to leave the job so soon.
B
The doctor conducted his rounds with his attendant.
C
The student's attendence was much below his teacher's expectations.
D
The actor was disappointed with his performance.

Correct Answer: C

13/06/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
It is an island state in the south-western Pacific Ocean (in the southern hemisphere) comprising of two main islands and a number of smaller islands. It is geographically one of the most isolated countries in the world and is governed by a parliamentary democracy. Identify it.
A
Mauritius
B
Sri Lanka
C
New Zealand
D
Japan

Correct Answer: C

12/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE
In the experiment shown here, what will be the droplets formed in the plastic cover around the leaf?
A
water
B
water + minerals
C
water + chlorophyll
D
water + starch

Correct Answer: A

11/06/20

Subject: MATHS
A prime number is a number which has exactly two factors - 1 and itself.
Suhani says,"The only even prime number is 2". Is she right?
A
No, because there are other even prime numbers.
B
No, because 2 is neither prime nor composite.
C
Yes, because all other even numbers are divisible by 2 also.
D
Yes, because all other even numbers are multiples of 4.

Correct Answer: C

10/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Diffusion is the movement of molecules of one material through those of another. Through which of the following is ink likely to diffuse fastest?
A
chalk
B
soil
C
wood
D
water

Correct Answer: D

09/06/20

Subject: MATHS
The shape shown here is formed by putting together 15 identical square tiles, each of side 1 unit.


Ekta, Meghna and Preyal were asked to change the shape in such a way that the PERIMETER INCREASES by 2 units. Shown here are the arrangements made by them.



Who has changed the shape correctly as required?
A
Only Ekta
B
Only Meghna
C
Both Ekta and Meghna
D
Both Ekta and Preyal

Correct Answer: D

08/06/20

Subject: ENGLISH
This ticket __________ free access to the internet facility in our new cybercafé.
A
entitles you for
B
entitles you to
C
entitles you at
D
entitles you as

Correct Answer: B

06/06/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Strawberry is a temperate fruit crop that cannot survive in frost and extreme cold. At the same time, the plants can't grow if the climate is too hot.



Which of the following regions would be MOST suitable for strawberry cultivation?
A
Himalayan regions at a height of 7000 feet or higher.
B
The arid desert region around Rajasthan.
C
Warm and humid tidal flats of the Sundarban delta region
D
Gentle hills in the Deccan plateau.

Correct Answer: D

05/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Plant fibres burn but do not shrink or melt. Their burning smell is similar to that of paper. Animal fibres normally shrink and burn but do not melt. Their burning smell is similar to burning hair. Burning which of these will give the smell of burning hair?
A
jute thread
B
silk thread
C
cotton thread
D
nylon thread

Correct Answer: B

04/06/20

Subject: MATHS
How much is 5 1⁄2 lakh + 4 1⁄2 thousand ?
A
5,05,000
B
5,54,500
C
1,00,000
D
5,95,000

Correct Answer: B

03/06/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Machine 1 represents a type of simple machine. There are several reasons why simple machines are used. Some of these reasons are listed here.



Which of the above applies for Machine 1?
A
only 1
B
only 1 and 2
C
only 1, 2 and 3
D
all the 4 of them

Correct Answer: A

02/06/20

Subject: MATHS
All the children of a class were asked to choose between the cartoon shows 'Shin Chan' and 'Tom and Jerry'.The ratio of children who selected the cartoon 'Shin Chan' to those who selected the cartoon 'Tom and Jerry', was 3:1.
If 45 kids selected 'Shin Chan', how many students are there in the class totally?
A
15
B
45
C
60
D
135

Correct Answer: B

01/06/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Siddharth's _____________ gave him a lot of tips on the organisation as soon as Siddharth took over as the Managing Director.
A
predesessor
B
predecessor
C
preddecessor
D
predecesser

Correct Answer: B

30/05/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
A large Delhi company wants to establish an apple processing unit in a region where it is abundantly grown. Which of these regions is it likely to consider for the unit?
A
Malabar coast in Kerala
B
Kulu valley in Himachal Pradesh
C
Brahmaputra basin in Assam
D
Rann of Kutch in Gujarat

Correct Answer: B

29/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Look at the following list:

Which of the above need oxygen to survive?
A
only fish and cats
B
only fish, trees and cats
C
only fish, water plants, trees and cats
D
all of the above

Correct Answer: B

28/05/20

Subject: MATHS
AT LEAST how many cubes like this one need to be joined together to form another LARGER SIZED CUBE?
A
2
B
4
C
8
D
16

Correct Answer: C

26/05/20

Subject: MATHS
If the sum of three integers is a negative integer, we can say WITH CERTAINTY that
A
all the three integers are equal.
B
two of the three integers are positive and one is negative.
C
one of the three integers is positive and two are negative.
D
at least one of the three integers is negative.

25/05/20

Subject: ENGLISH
You can use only one rupee coins to buy your ticket. This is a single __________ machine.
Which of these words with the correct spelling completes the sentence above?
A
dinomination
B
denominasion
C
denomination
D
denomenation

Correct Answer: C

23/05/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Rasmi wants to enjoy her vacation by visiting places of Parsee heritage. The Parsees are people who originally came from Persia and reached the western coast of India about 1000 years ago. Which of these regions should Rasmi visit?
A
in and around Goa
B
the south Gujarat coast
C
the scenic coast of Malabar
D
the Marwar region of Rajasthan

Correct Answer: B

22/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Gargi was checking whether the following materials can conduct electricity: wood, thread, plastic.

She made a simple circuit to light up a bulb and put the different materials, one after the other, between points P and Q. She noted down whether by putting those materials the bulb glowed or not.


Is this experiment sufficient to conclude that all the 3 materials do not conduct electricity?
A
Yes, since the bulb didn't glow for any of the three materials.
B
No, since she did not use all the three objects at the same time.
C
No, since she also needs to check if the bulb glows or not when we touch P to Q directly.
D
Yes, since only the switch was changed while the other circuit components remained the same.

Correct Answer: C

21/05/20

Subject: MATHS
67 is equal to
A
6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6
B
6 X 6 X 6 X 6 X 6 X 6 X 6
C
7 + 7 + 7 + 7 +7 + 7
D
7 X 7 X 7 X 7 X 7 X 7

Correct Answer: B

20/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
It is known that light is not required for moist pea seeds to germinate. However, dry seeds will not germinate even if there is light. Lata sets up 4 experiments using similar pea seeds:

1. Dry pea seeds kept in light.
2. Dry pea seeds kept in the dark
3. Moist pea seeds kept in light
4. Moist pea seeds kept in the dark

In which case(s) will the seeds germinate?
A
1 only
B
3 only
C
3 and 4 only
D
1 and 3 only

Correct Answer: C

19/05/20

Subject: MATHS
On the number line shown below, the number that is 25 less than 20 is represented by
A
A.
B
B.
C
C.
D
D.

Correct Answer: B

18/05/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the expression that BEST completes the sentence below.
When you make a big deal out of a small thing, you _____.
A
make a big noise with a tiny voice
B
make thunder out of a little drum
C
make someone's blood boil
D
make a mountain out of a molehill

Correct Answer: D

16/05/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which natural disaster is being depicted in this cartoon?
A
Flood
B
Cyclone
C
Drought
D
Tsunami

Correct Answer: C

15/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
A metallic circular disc having a hole as shown, is heated. What would it look like when it expands after heating (shown by the dotted lines)?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: D

14/05/20

Subject: MATHS
What percentage of the circle is shaded?



A
Between 0 and 25%
B
Between 25% and 50%
C
Between 50% and 75%
D
Between 75% and 100%

Correct Answer: D

13/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Use the following information to answer the question:



One of the most common diseases a pet gets infestated with, is a worm infection in the stomach. 'Tape worm' is one such worm which lives off the nutrients from the stomach of an animal. Tape worms are, therefore,________________.
A
saprophytes
B
autotrophs
C
heterotrophs
D
parasites

Correct Answer: D

12/05/20

Subject: MATHS
Two sheets of different sizes were shaded as shown.



Which of the following is equal for the two sheets?

1. Area of the shaded part.
2. Percentage of the sheet shaded.
3. Ratio of the shaded area to the unshaded area.
A
Only 2
B
Both 1 and 2
C
Both 2 and 3
D
Can't say unless the dimensions of the sheets are known.

Correct Answer: C

11/05/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the option with the words in the right order to complete the sentence given below.

I wonder how Gretta knows ________________________.
A
how it weighs much
B
how much it weighs
C
it weighs how much
D
how it much weighs

Correct Answer: B

09/05/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Ravi is an unemployed textile engineer from Bhopal. To which of these towns should he travel to increase his chances of finding a job matching his qualifications?
A
Gwalior
B
Surat
C
Kochi
D
Chandigarh

Correct Answer: B

08/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Bhargav rolled a ball on a floor. The ball stopped moving by itself after a while and came to rest. The ball came to rest because______________.
A
somebody stopped the ball
B
of the force of friction
C
Bhargav rolled the ball slowly
D
the floor was not smooth

Correct Answer: B

07/05/20

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following is true about 202% of a given number?
A
It is greater than double the given number.
B
It is about 200 times the given number.
C
It is 202 more than the given number
D
It is about half the given number

Correct Answer: A

06/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
3 ice cubes of similar shape and size were kept on three different surfaces - glass, copper and concrete. The first to completely melt was the cube on the copper surface, while the one on the glass surface melted last. Arrange Copper, Glass and Concrete from WORST heat conductor to BEST.
A
copper, glass, concrete
B
glass, concrete, copper
C
copper, concrete, glass
D
concrete, copper, glass

Correct Answer: B

05/05/20

Subject: MATHS
In which number line does the pointer show a number between -2 and -3?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

04/05/20

Subject: ENGLISH
This region is one of the poorest in the country; many live a __________ existence, with nothing saved for the future.

Which of these phrases would complete this sentence meaningfully?
A
hand to hand
B
hand to mouth
C
head to head
D
arm in arm

Correct Answer: B

02/05/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
A large banking company from the UK has hired a Mumbai-based call center to do some of its work. Abida is a 21-year old woman who works in this Mumbai-based company. Her job-role requires her to make calls to the UK and sell credit cards to the local people there. What type of company does Abida work for?
A
a nationalized bank
B
a private phone company
C
a business process outsourcing firm
D
a ministry in the Maharashtra state government

Correct Answer: C

01/05/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Seeds develop from which of these parts of a plant?
A
Leaf
B
Stem
C
Root
D
Flower

Correct Answer: D

30/04/20

Subject: MATHS
Anita is a door-to-door saleswoman for a company selling bedcovers. The company pays her a fixed salary of Rs W every month and also a bonus of Rs Z for every bedcover sold by her.

In March 2002, Anita sold 46 bedcovers. How much would her total earnings for March be?
A
(W + Z) × 46
B
W + Z × 46
C
(W + 46) × Z
D
W × Z × 46

Correct Answer: B

29/04/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Madhav made a list of substances that are compounds. However, one of them in his list is an element. Which one is that?
A
Sugar
B
Candle wax
C
Gold
D
Water

Correct Answer: C

28/04/20

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following will be equal to 1⁄4?
A
one hundredth of 250
B
50% of 5
C
100% of 0.25
D
40% of 1
Correct Answer: C

27/04/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the best expression to replace the underlined words in this sentence:

''This Maths puzzle is a very difficult problem.''
A
a cat among the pigeons
B
a hard nut to crack
C
the rage
D
the salt of the earth

Correct Answer: B

25/04/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Historical buildings, based on the style of their construction and depiction of art, form a major source to understand the history of a region.
Which of these buildings can help us understand better the Sultanate period of North India?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

24/04/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Shown in the picture is a separating funnel.

Which of these mixtures can be separated using this funnel?
A
3 and 4
B
4 and 5
C
1 and 5
D
2

Correct Answer: A

23/04/20

Subject: MATHS
In the company Educational Solutions, the ratio of the employees using a laptop computer to those not using one was 1:3 in the year 2005. In 2006, the number of employees using a laptop as well as those not using it doubled. What was the ratio of the employees using a laptop to those not using one in 2006?
A
1:12
B
1:6
C
1:3
D
2:3

Correct Answer: C

22/04/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Ayesha is travelling in a train. As she is looking out of the window, another train on an adjacent track moving in the same direction, overtakes her train. Which of the following is TRUE?
A
To Ayesha, the other train will appear to be travelling FASTER than it actually is.
B
To Ayesha, the other train will appear to be travelling SLOWER than it actually is.
C
To Ayesha, the other train will appear to be travelling AT THE SAME SPEED as it actually is.
D
To Ayesha, the other train will appear to be travelling in the opposite direction.

Correct Answer: B

21/04/20

Subject: MATHS
If the grey rectangle is cut out from the larger rectangle shown here, what will be the change in the perimeter of the shape?
A
It will decrease by 18 units.
B
It will decrease by 26 units.
C
It will increase by 8 units.
D
It will increase by 10 units.

Correct Answer: D

20/04/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Which of the following is correct?
A
My father who is a policeman is retiring this year.
B
My father, who is a policeman is retiring this year.
C
My father, who is a policeman, is retiring this year.
D
My father who is a policeman, is retiring this year.

Correct Answer: C

18/04/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a leading investigation body of the Government of India involved in three areas of operation - anti-corruption, economic crimes and special crimes. Which of these is an example of an ECONOMIC CRIME?
A
bribe taken by a minister for awarding a contract
B
a bomb blast in a housing society in Mumbai
C
a bank fraud in a large bank in the city of Kolkata
D
a railway accident on the Ganga bridge near Allahabad

Correct Answer: C

17/04/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Which of these statements gives a correct reason as to why our body needs water?
A
only 1 and 2
B
only 1 and 3
C
only 2 and 3
D
all - 1, 2 and 3

Correct Answer: C

16/04/20

Subject:MATHS
How many square strips having an area of 2 sq. cm will be required to cover the rectangular region shown here? (The strips can be cut if required, assume there is no wastage.)
A
30
B
44
C
88
D
354

Correct Answer: C

15/04/20

Subject:SCIENCE
The specific heat capacity of a substance is the heat required to raise the temperature of 1kg of the substance by 1°C.

The specific heat capacity of water is 4187 joules per degree celsius per kilogram.
A bucket contains 4kg of water. What is the specific heat capacity of water in the bucket?
A
4187 J/0C/kg
B
16748 J/0C/kg
C
1047 J/0C/kg
D
8374 J/0C/kg

Correct Answer: A

14/04/20

Subject:MATHS
How many different digits can replace * in the number 204*73 so that the resulting number is divisible by 3?
A
one
B
two
C
three
D
any digit, the number will always be divisible by 3.

Correct Answer: C

13/04/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Sheela decided to pay more attention to her studies as she wanted to do well in her exams.
Which of these is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined phrase?
A
be more cautious in
B
show more skill in
C
be less distracted in
D
show less interest in

Correct Answer: D

11/04/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
See this oil painting of a scene of ruined historical buildings and elephants. These types of structures were popular at the time the painting was produced.

A
Chandragupta Maurya period
B
Mahabharata period
C
Kalinga War period
D
Mughal - British period

Correct Answer: D

10/04/20

Subject:SCIENCE
As a precaution while heating a solution in a test tube, you should __________________.
A
hold the test tube with two fingers so that it remains stable
B
smell the liquid to check whether its property is changing
C
hold the test tube in such a way that the solution is directly visible
D
point the test tube away from you so that the liquid does not splash up on you

Correct Answer: D

09/04/20

Subject:MATHS
What percentage of the figure below is shaded?


A
4.6%
B
40%
C
66.7%
D
75%

Correct Answer: C

08/04/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Here is the picture of an animal called a giant mammoth which is now not found anymore.


Replace the underlined words by the correct scientific term.
A
history
B
extinct
C
herbivore
D
Archaeology

Correct Answer: B

07/04/20

Subject:MATHS



According to the given figure, which angle must p NECESSARILY be equal to?
A
q
B
r
C
s
D
t

Correct Answer: C

06/04/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the best option to fit the blank.

''A cold wind _________ for the last three days.''
A
has been blowing
B
blows
C
is blowing
D
blew

Correct Answer: A

04/04/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which of these may be a matter of serious concern for an ENVIRONMENTALIST?
A
commercial extraction of timber and other forest produce to meet urban demands
B
increase in the population of tigers which is a threat to herbivorous animals
C
involvement of more tribal people in the forest conservation than professionals
D
exploitation of migrated labourers by contractors in a construction site

Correct Answer: A

03/04/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Identify the chemical change among the following:
A
Mixing sand in water
B
Magnetizing a piece of iron
C
A copper container getting tarnished
D
Evaporation of water

Correct Answer: C

02/04/20

Subject:MATHS
w = (-3) × (-9)
x = 3 + (-9)
y = -3 × 9
z = -3 + 9
If these are arranged in decreasing order of values, the correct sequence would be
A
w, z, x, y
B
w, y, z, x
C
z, x, y, w
D
w, z, y, x

Correct Answer: A

01/04/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Bacteria help to make which one of the following?
A
Ice cream
B
Soap
C
Curd
D
Cooking oil

Correct Answer: C

31/03/20

Subject:MATHS
Which of these can be expressed as a power of 5?
A
22 + 32
B
5 + 5 + 5 + 5 +5 + 5
C
4 × 4 × 4 × 4 × 4
D
(7 - 2) × (7 - 2) × (7 - 2)

Correct Answer: D

30/03/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the sentence with NO error.
A
My teacher said that she would speak to Ramu her servant in the morning.
B
My teacher said that she would speak to Ramu, her servant, in the morning.
C
My teacher said that ''she would speak to Ramu her servant, in the morning''.
D
My teacher said, that she would speak to Ramu, her servant, in the morning.

Correct Answer: B

28/03/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
Ravi wants to compose and sing 'GHAZALS'. Which of these sources will Ravi have to refer to for this purpose?
A
Both Persian and North Indian literature of Medieval period
B
Rajtaragini - an ancient historical source from Kashmir
C
Rabindrasangeet from Bengal
D
Sangam - the ancient Tamil literature

Correct Answer: A

27/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Here is a food web:

Which of these correctly describes what the arrow stands for?
A
eats
B
gets energy from
C
provides energy to
D
depends on

Correct Answer: C

26/03/20

Subject:MATHS
46 tenths is a number between
A
0 and 4
B
4 and 5
C
40 and 50
D
400 and 500

Correct Answer: B

25/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
A block of wood is cut as shown in the figure.

What will happen to its mass, volume and density?
A
Mass and density will remain the same but volume will decrease.
B
Mass and volume will remain the same but density will decrease.
C
Mass remains the same but density and volume will decrease.
D
Density will remain the same but mass and volume will decrease.

Correct Answer: D

24/03/20

Subject:MATHS
What is the correct way to find the PERIMETER of the shaded part of the given figure?
A
length of arc PRQ - length of arc PSQ
B
length of arc PRQ + segment PQ - length of arc PSQ
C
length of arc PRQ + length of arc PSQ
D
length of arc PSQ + segment PQ

Correct Answer: C

23/03/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Which word best fits the blank?

The sound of the knock says there's somebody ___ the door.
A
on
B
at
C
in
D
for

Correct Answer: B

21/03/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
During the winter months, the people of Dehradun feel very cold in the mornings and evenings, but warmer in the afternoons.
Which of these graphs is likely to represent this variation in temperature on a winter day at Dehradun city?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

20/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
The term 'monsoon' refers to:
A
Rains, anytime, anywhere in the world.
B
Post-summer rains anywhere in the world.
C
Rains, anytime, in and near India.
D
Post-summer rains in and near India.

Correct Answer: D

19/03/20

Subject:MATHS
The same seven pieces shown above were used to make two different figures as shown below (the pieces do not overlap anywhere).

Which of the following will definitely be the same for these two figures?
A
only perimeter
B
only area
C
both perimeter and area
D
neither perimeter nor area

Correct Answer: B

18/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Which of these latitudes passes through India?
A
Equator
B
Tropic of Cancer
C
Tropic of Capricorn
D
Pygmalion Point

Correct Answer: B

17/03/20

Subject:MATHS
Shown below are a cuboid and a pyramid with a triangular base.

Which of the following will be equal for a cuboid and a pyramid with a triangular base?
A
the number of edges that meet at a corner
B
the total number of corners
C
the total number of edges
D
the number of faces that are perpendicular to each other

Correct Answer: A

16/03/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the answer that best fits the blank.

Jignesh is over two hours late already. He _______ missed the bus again.
A
should have
B
must have
C
will have
D
can have

Correct Answer: B

14/03/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE

Observe these objects and read the captions carefully.



The Terracotta Army: these were terracotta warriors that were buried with Emperor Qin of China to protect him.

The Chair Tutankhamun:
Egyptian pharaohs were buried with jewellery, furniture and other valuables.

From this information you can conclude that the ancient cultures of Egypt and China believed that _______________.
A
there is only one god
B
there is life after death
C
dead bodies should be mummified
D
they would be punished for bad deeds

Correct Answer: B

13/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
SWhich of these does NOT affect the amount we sweat?
A
surrounding temperature
B
surrounding humidity
C
individual characteristics
D
amount of water we drink

Correct Answer: D

12/03/20

Subject:MATHS
Sanju has four cubes like this one:

He sticks them together to form the solid shown here and paints it blue all over.

A week later, he separates the four cubes.
What fraction of the total number of faces is WHITE?
A
1/3
B
1/4
C
1/6
D
1/8

Correct Answer: B

11/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
You must have played with gas balloons that keep rising higher and higher in the air. Why do these gas balloons rise?
A
The balloon is made of a special material whose density is less than air's.
B
The balloon is filled with a gas less dense than air.
C
The balloon is filled with a gas colder than air.
D
The thread of the balloon is made of a special material.

Correct Answer: B

10/03/20

Subject:MATHS
-4 - (-5) =
A
-1
B
1
C
-9
D
9

Correct Answer: B

09/03/20

Subject:ENGLISH
The lines at the ticket counter were extremely long.

Which of these expressions can best replace the underlined phrase?
A
too far long
B
far too long
C
long and far
D
too far along

Correct Answer: B

07/03/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
Which of these may harm the environment if proper care is not taken while trekking in a forest?
A
use of detergent in streams while washing and bathing
B
taking photographs of scenic beauty of the forest and wildlife
C
recording of sound of forest and wildlife in a tape recorder
D
eating potato chips and aerated drinks during the trek

Correct Answer: A

06/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Which of the following is an insect?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

05/03/20

Subject:MATHS
If x is reduced by 25%, the result will be:
A
0.25x
B
25x
C
0.75x
D
75x

Correct Answer: C

04/03/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Which OF THESE is a reason why a bird 'sings'?
A
To mark out its territory to others of its own species
B
To frighten other birds that may attack / eat it
C
To attract its food like worms and insects
D
To wake up other birds and animals

Correct Answer: A

03/03/20

Subject:MATHS
Which of these is true about the integers between -2010 and -2050?
1. All of them are less than -2000.
2. All of them are less than -3000.
3. All of them are greater than -2000.
4. All of them are greater than -3000.
A
only 1
B
only 2
C
both 2 and 3
D
both 1 and 4

Correct Answer: D

02/03/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the sentence that has a GRAMMATICAL ERROR.
A
Their rations were eaten by rodents.
B
The pupils always followed the master.
C
I am determined to do well in Geography.
D
I am trying to get informations on moles.

Correct Answer: D

29/2/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
The figure below shows a step well (locally called a vav). Step wells were built by rulers in dry 'semi-arid' regions. In which of these states would we find step wells?
A
Bengal
B
Gujarat
C
Kerala
D
Chhatisgarh

Correct Answer: B

28/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Which type of pollution is caused by bursting a lot of crackers during Diwali?
A
Water pollution
B
Air and sound pollution
C
Light and sound pollution
D
Only sound pollution

Correct Answer: B

27/2/20

Subject:MATHS
Priya's hall is covered with 60 identical square tiles one unit in length, as shown below.

She decides to change the tiles, and tile the hall with identical square tiles, measuring 2 units in length, as shown here.

How many such tiles will she need to tile the hall?
A
15
B
30
C
120
D
240

Correct Answer: A

26/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Which of the following parts of a motorcycle is there ONLY to give feedback (information) to the rider?
A
brakes
B
handle bar
C
petrol tank
D
speedometer

Correct Answer: D

25/2/20

Subject:MATHS
What must be added to 10xy to get 6y?
A
- 4x
B
- 4xy
C
6y - 10xy
D
It is not possible.

Correct Answer: C

24/2/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the option with the correct sentence.
A
Mr. Mitesh told us proudly, ''We have forty-three pigeons.''
B
Mr. mitesh told us, proudly ''We have forty-three pigeons''
C
Mr. Mitesh, told us, proudly, '' We have forty-three pigeons''
D
Mr. Mitesh told us proudly, ''we have, forty-three Pigeons''

Correct Answer: A

22/2/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
The Pohang Steel Company of South Korea is planning to start a steel plant in the DELTA region of Paradip. The people of this region are protesting against this as they fear that they will lose their agricultural land. Which of these crops is MOST likely to be affected?
A
Coffee
B
Cotton
C
Rice
D
Orange

Correct Answer: C

21/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
The figure shown here represents which of the following processes?
A
Reproduction
B
Metamorphosis
C
Food chain
D
Adaptation

Correct Answer: B

20/2/20

Subject:MATHS
-9 subtracted from -8 equals
A
-1
B
1
C
17
D
-17

Correct Answer: B

19/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Ram is taller than Shyam. From this, we can say FOR SURE:
A
Ram is heavier than Shyam.
B
Ram's bones are better-developed than Shyam's.
C
Ram is older than Shyam.
D
none of the above.

Correct Answer: D

18/2/20

Subject:MATHS
23095 people were present in a stadium to watch a football match.Which of the following is the nearest approximation of the number of people in the stadium?
A
20 thousand
B
23 thousand
C
24 thousand
D
30 thousand

Correct Answer: B

17/2/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the option with the words in the right order to complete the sentence given below.

I wonder how Gretta knows ________________________.
A
how it weighs much.
B
how much it weighs.
C
it weighs how much.
D
how it much weighs.

Correct Answer: B

15/2/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
The earliest European contacts with India are over 2000 years old. Which of these European civilisations made the FIRST contacts with India?
A
Portuguese
B
Greek
C
British
D
French

Correct Answer: B

14/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
When a plastic spoon is rubbed on a woollen cloth and held above a mixture of salt and pepper, pepper jumps to the spoon. Choose the best reason for this:
A
Air pushes the pepper towards the spoon.
B
The spoon temporarily gets magnetised.
C
The spoon temporarily gets charged with static electricity.
D
Gravitational attraction pulls the pepper to the spoon.

Correct Answer: C

13/2/20

Subject:MATHS
Which arrow points closest to 3.49?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

12/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
The organ shown here is a part of which of these organ systems?

A
Nervous System
B
Respiratory System
C
Digestive System
D
None of these

Correct Answer: B

11/2/20

Subject:MATHS
About how much water would a typical bucket hold when full?

A
1 litre
B
10 litres
C
100 litres
D
1000 litres

Correct Answer: B

10/2/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Brilliant as he was, he never gained fame. Which of these best represents the above sentence?
A
Brilliant though he was, he gained some fame.
B
Neither was he brilliant nor did he gain any fame.
C
Despite his brilliance, he never gained fame.
D
Since he was brilliant, he never gained any fame.

Correct Answer: C

8/2/20

Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE
A farmer in a village in Kerala wants to take a loan of Rs. 50,000 against his existing properties. He wants to take the loan from a bank which has a branch in his village but does NOT want to approach a private bank. Which of these banks may be suitable for him?
A
Reserve Bank of India
B
State Bank of India
C
Standard Charted Bank
D
ICICI Bank

Correct Answer: B

7/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
What energy conversion takes place when a TV is switched on for a long period of time?
A
Electrical energy to light and sound energy only.
B
Electrical energy to light, heat and sound energy.
C
Electrical energy to mechanical energy only.
D
Electrical energy to light energy only.

Correct Answer: B

6/2/20

Subject:MATHS
(-4) × (5) × (-7) × (-5) × (-9)
A
-20
B
20
C
-6300
D
6300

Correct Answer: D

5/2/20

Subject:SCIENCE
Which of these items of daily use does NOT come from living things?
A
B
C
D

CORRECT ANSWER:D

4/2/20

Subject:MATHS
6 out of a thousand is the same as
A
6%
B
0.6%
C
0.006%
D
0.0006%

CORRECT ANSWER:B

3/2/20

Subject:ENGLISH
Choose the option which can replace the underlined phrase in the sentence given below.


''I wish my friend would say exactly what he means rather than talking all the time and not getting to the point.''
A
beating around the bush
B
breaking the news
C