ASSET A QUESTION A DAY-CLASS VII

20/04/21

MATHS
The points P, Q, R, S, T, U and V stand for seven numbers whose relative positions on the number line are shown.

The numbers that the letters stand for are 6, 0, -12, -10, 10, -6 and -2 (not in any particular order).
Which letter stands for -6?
A
Q
B
R
C
S
D
T

19/04/21

ENGLISH
Choose the sentence in which the underlined word rhymes with 'great.'
A
The terrible men heat their fingers before catching the worm.
B
The funny man walked with a dancing gait.
C
When the bully got angry, he beat the child hard.
D
I heard the man greet my mother loudly.

15/04/21

MATHS
If 1.225 x 1.55 = 1.89875, then which of the following numbers would 122.5 x 15.5 be closest to?
A
190
B
1900
C
18000
D
19000

14/04/21

SCIENCE
Which of these is UNLIKELY to result in a reduction in wildlife in a region?
A
pollution in the region
B
deforestation in the region
C
a new factory in the forest
D
heavy monsoon rains

13/04/21

MATHS
The figure below shows a view of a long jump pit, take off line and pit-side indicator board at a long jump competition. The distance between the take off line and the nearer edge of the pit is 1 m.

A jump is always measured from the TAKE OFF LINE. The cross on the pit marks the place where Anju lands after a jump. Assuming that she took off from the proper place, about how long was Anju's jump?
A
5.60 m
B
5.3 m
C
5.06 m
D
5.03 m

10/04/21

SOCIAL STUDIES
The pictures here show various facets of the Brahmaputra river during its long course. Which one shows the Brahmaputra in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh?
A
B
C
D

09/04/21

SCIENCE
In a thermal power station coal is used to produce energy. Which of these shows the correct sequence of transformation of energy in a thermal power station?
A
Mechanical -> Heat -> Electrical -> Chemical
B
Chemical -> Electrical -> Heat -> Mechanical
C
Heat -> Chemical -> Mechanical -> Electrical
D
Chemical -> Heat -> Mechanical -> Electrical

08/04/21

MATHS
In a cricket match, India had scored 104 runs (for the loss of 2 wickets) by the end of the 20th over.

If they maintain the same run rate without losing any more wickets, what would be their final score at the end of 50 overs?
A
156 for 2
B
208 for 2
C
260 for 2
D
312 for 2

05/04/21

ENGLISH
Choose the grammatically correct sentence.
A
He, asked had we eaten our food.
B
He asked, had we eaten our food.
C
He asked, if we eaten our food.
D
He asked if we had eaten our food.

03/04/21

SOCIAL STUDIES
Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia is well-known for which of the following musical instruments?
A
flute
B
santoor
C
pakhawaj
D
sitar

Correct Answer: A

01/04/21

MATHS
Jatin has divided a circle into six identical parts as shown.

How many of them should he colour if he wants to colour 331⁄3% of the circle?
A
one
B
two
C
three
D
four

Correct Answer: C

31/03/21

SCIENCE
Which option correctly shows the function of the different types of teeth in Man?
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D

Correct Answer: D

30/03/21

MATHS
Mahima draws a triangle PQR obtuse angled at P. What COULD BE the sum of the degree measures of angle Q and angle R?
A
120o
B
98o
C
90o
D
87o

Correct Answer: B

29/03/21

ENGLISH
Choose the grammatically correct sentence.
A
The Principal declared, ''The school will work on the fourth Saturday of the month.''
B
The Principal was declaring that, ''The school will work in the fourth Saturday of the month.''
C
The Principal, declared, ''The school will work on the fourth Saturday.''
D
The Principal declared,'' the school will work on the fourth Saturday of the month.''

Correct Answer: A

27/03/21

SOCIAL STUDIES
In recent years, a number of supermarkets have come up in Indian cities. These supermarkets are a major attraction for people to buy goods in comfortable airconditioned stores at affordable prices.

How do these supermarkets manage to sell vegetables at prices similar to common vegetable markets or mandis?
A
They import vegetables at very low prices from countries like China.
B
They buy vegetables in wholesale at low prices from farmers or vendors.
C
They acquire vegetables from world organisations like the FAO which supply food to developing countries.
D
The Government provides them special subsidies for selling vegetables in hygienic conditions.

Correct Answer: B

26/03/21

SCIENCE
In the representation of the circulatory system below, identify the artery that carries deoxygenated blood.
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D

Correct Answer: A

25/03/21

MATHS
In which of the following will the answer be a positive number?
A
(-2) + (-3) + (-4) + (-5)
B
-30 - 40 + 50
C
(-20) x (-30) x (-40) x (-50)
D
{frac(3/(-9))}

Correct Answer: C

24/03/21

SCIENCE
Mohsin and Ganesh carry out an experiment to study the effect of fertilizer use on the number of flowers produced in different plants. The results of their experiment are shown alongside:

Which plant showed the highest increase and the highest percentage increase in number of flowers due to use of fertilizer?

A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D

Correct Answer: B

23/03/21

MATHS
2 pencils are held in four different positions as shown below. In which position would the pencils be said to be parallel?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

22/03/21

ENGLISH
Choose the sentence with the correct punctuation.
A
As I, was firing at the tiger my nervous friend shook my arm.
B
As I was firing at the tiger, my nervous friend shook my arm.
C
As I was firing at, the tiger my nervous friend shook my arm.
D
As I was firing at the tiger, my nervous friend, shook my arm.

Correct Answer: B

20/03/21

SOCIAL STUDIES
What steps might the Government of an Indian state take to encourage the children of an economically
backward rural area to attend school?
A
convert some of the village houses to classrooms
B
pay a grant to all village parents to send their children to the nearby cities
C
announce interest free loans for their parents to start a business
D
announce a free mid-day meal scheme for primary school children

Correct Answer: D

19/03/21

SCIENCE
Most substances expand when heated. See the picture of a thermometer before and after being heated slightly. What happens to the mercury and the glass when heated?
A
The mercury expands and the glass contracts.
B
The mercury expands; the glass neither expands nor contracts.
C
The mercury neither expands nor contracts; the glass contracts.
D
Both the mercury and the glass expand.

Correct Answer: D

18/03/21

MATHS
Which of the following is the same as 4 + 5n2?
A
9 x n x n
B
4 + 5 x n x n
C
4 + 5 + n x n
D
4 + 5 x n x 2

Correct Answer: B

17/03/21

SCIENCE
Which of the following is responsible for blotting paper absorbing ink or water?
A
Capillary action.
B
Surface tension.
C
Reverse osmosis.
D
Diffusion

Correct Answer: A

16/03/21

MATHS
In writing all the whole numbers from 1 to 100 (both included) once,
which digit would you write the LEAST number of times?
A
0
B
1
C
5
D
9

Correct Answer: A

15/03/21

ENGLISH
Choose the option that best completes the sentence below.

By the time the senior official arrived, the problem _____________.
A
By the time the senior official arrived, the problem _____________.
B
had solved
C
has been solved
D
had already been solved

Correct Answer: D

13/03/21

SOCIAL STUDIES
While living in South Africa, Gandhiji once boarded a first class coach of a railway carriage. A white passenger also boarded the train and was upset to see a person of Indian origin in the same coach. He reported this to the railway official, who suggested that Gandhiji move to the van compartment. Gandhiji protested, but was pushed out of the first class coach with his luggage. This incident made Gandhiji very angry and he decided to fight for the rights of Indians living in South Africa.

Which one of the following rights did he fight for?
A
Equality of all human beings in dignity and rights.
B
The right to obtain a particular nationality.
C
The freedom to express one's thoughts freely.
D
The right of every adult human being to work for a living.

Correct Answer: A

12/03/21

SCIENCE
See the gear arrangement shown here.

Gears P and Q can only rotate, they cannot shift or move.
When gear P turns, gear Q will turn:
A
in the same direction, at a slower speed
B
in the same direction, at a faster speed.
C
in a different direction, at a slower speed.
D
in a different direction, at a faster speed.

Correct Answer: C

11/03/21

MATHS
Which of the following measurements is most likely to be expressed in square metres?
A
The capacity of a tank with a square base
B
The area of the surface of the moon
C
The distance between the opposite sides of a square field
D
The total surface of a room to be painted

Correct Answer: D

10/03/21

SCIENCE
In the arrangement shown, which of the following materials will make lime water turn milky when kept for a few days?

A
Damp boiled rice
B
Dry wood pieces
C
Roasted peanuts
D
Charcoal

Correct Answer: A

09/03/21

MATHS
What number is 20 less than -25?
A
-5
B
5
C
45
D
-45

Correct Answer: D

08/03/21

ENGLISH
Choose the option that best completes the sentence below.

This ticket __________ free access at our internet facility in our new cyber café.
A
entitles you for
B
entitles you to
C
entitles you at
D
entitles you as

Correct Answer: B

05/03/21

SCIENCE
Which phenomenon of light is illustrated by the pair of boards shown here?
A
Refraction
B
Lateral displacement
C
Dispersion
D
Lateral inversion

04/03/21

MATHS
Which of these circles is divided into sectors?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: D

03/03/21

SCIENCE
On a warm day, Suraj put a glass of cold water on the table and measured its temperature after every 2 minutes using an accurate thermometer. He made the table given below but forgot to record one reading.

The temperature at 10:24 is most likely to be
A
14.5 oC
B
15.5 oC
C
16 oC
D
17 oC

Correct Answer: C

02/03/21

MATHS
Seventy crores seven lakhs seven hundred and seven is written as
A
70,07,00,707
B
70,70,00,707
C
7,07,07,007
D
7,07,00,707

Correct Answer: A

01/03/21

ENGLISH
Choose the word that best completes the sentence below.

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

Correct Answer: C

27/02/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
While watching a tribal dance festival, Anandi, a student of class 7, found the male dancers of the Bison Maria tribe from Chhattisgarh wearing typical bison head gear. She remembered seeing a seal showing a figure with similar headgear in her History textbook.

What interpretation might she make relating these two?
A
a possible link between tribal cultures across different Indian states
B
a possible link between the Mauryan period and present day rural life
C
a possible link between African and Indian tribes
D
a possible link between Harappan and present-day tribal culture

Correct Answer: D

26/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
Renu has to fill a number of small bottles with juice quickly and with no spillage. Which of these arrangements should she use?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

25/02/21

Subject: MATHS
PQRST is a regular pentagon. An ant starts from corner P and crawls around the pentagon along the border.

On which side of the pentagon will the ant be when it has covered 5⁄8th of the total distance around the pentagon?
A
QR
B
RS
C
ST
D
TP

Correct Answer: C

24/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
This traffic sign is an indicator that the road ahead

A
has a steep ascent.
B
leads to the tip of a mountain.
C
is curving towards the right.
D
allows only cars and motorised vehicles.

Correct Answer: A

23/02/21

Subject: MATHS
Whole numbers from 1 to 6 have to be written in the six empty boxes below:

6 should be between 2 and 5.
1 should be directly below 5 and directly to the left of 3.
According to this, which number comes in the shaded box?
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
5

Correct Answer: A

22/02/21

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the word that has a spelling MISTAKE.
A
commandment
B
commendable
C
commitee
D
commodity

Correct Answer: C

20/02/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Now-a-days, satellite images are used extensively to detect the formation and spread of a natural disaster on the earth's surface before it strikes human settlements. Which disaster is it?
A
earthquake
B
drought
C
cyclone
D
war

Correct Answer: C

19/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
Identify this instrument.

A
Compass
B
Thermometer
C
Car tyre pressure indicator
D
Speedometer

Correct Answer: B

18/02/21

Subject: MATHS
The diagram below shows that there are 6 possible ways to choose 1 main dish, 1 fruit and 1 drink for breakfast out of 2 different main dishes, 1 fruit and 3 different drinks that are offered.

How many possible choices would there be if there were 4 different main dishes, 3 different fruits and 4 drinks to choose from?
A
11
B
18
C
30
D
48

Correct Answer: D

17/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
The graph alongside shows the frequency of occurrence of different letters of the English alphabet.

Which of these is a valid conclusion we can make from this data?
A
All the English vowels (A,E,I,O,U) occur more frequently than ANY consonant.
B
The word 'eat' is the most frequently occurring word in English.
C
Certain consonants like J, Q, X and Z occur extremely rarely in English.
D
The 3 most frequent letters account for over one-third of all letter occurrences.

Correct Answer: C

16/02/21

Subject: MATHS
Look at the figures below. In each figure, the number of dots and the number of small squares form a pattern.

How many dots are needed to form 25 squares?
A
25
B
32
C
36
D
50

Correct Answer: C

15/02/21

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

Correct Answer: A

13/02/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The cartoon shown here is portraying ____________________.

A
an ad campaign of a soft drink company to market its product in India
B
the concern over reduction in groundwater level due to overuse by soft drink companies
C
the process of manufacturing a soft drink in the plant site of a multi-national company
D
a campaign by a soft drink company to show its concern for the environmental protection

Correct Answer: B

12/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
Study this flowchart:

Which of these could alphabet P be?
A
Wood
B
wind energy
C
coal
D
Petrol

Correct Answer: C

11/02/21

Subject: ENGLISH
Radha has 2 ribbons of length 2.25 m and 1.8 m. She wants to cut each ribbon into smaller pieces in such a way that all the pieces are of equal length and both the ribbons are used up completely. Which of the following could be the length of the smaller pieces?
A
25 cm
B
30 cm
C
45 cm
D
50 cm

Correct Answer: C

10/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
What is the volume of water in the measuring cylinder?
A
70 ml
B
75 ml
C
74 ml
D
72.5 ml

Correct Answer: A

09/02/21

Subject: MATHS
What is the area of the inner rectangle in this figure?
A
132 sq. m
B
63 sq. m
C
60 sq. m
D
48sq .m

Correct Answer: B

08/02/21

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
His attendence was below his teacher's expectations.
D
The actor was disappointed with his performance.

Correct Answer: C

06/02/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The Consumer Protection Act of India is to protect the interest of consumers. Rinu is a citizen living in Hyderabad. For which of the following causes can she use the Consumer Protection Act?
A
to ban the selling of foreign goods in all the shopping malls of Hyderabad
B
to run a campaign for promoting vegetarianism in the city
C
to file a case against a grocer whose weighing scales are fixed to show less weight
D
to agitate against the reservation policy of the Central Government

Correct Answer: C

05/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
See the map below showing the position of two factories and a village. People in the village suspect that one or both of the factories are polluting the river from which they use the water for their daily needs. However the factories claim that the river is polluted upstream and they are not responsible for the pollution. (Note the direction of the rivers flow.)

Which is the minimum number of points at which samples of water should be taken to identify whether and which factory is polluting?
A
All five points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
B
Four points 1, 2, 3 and 4
C
Four points 1, 2, 3 and 4
D
Three points 2, 4 and 5

Correct Answer: B

04/02/21

Subject: MATHS
Any number that is a mulitple of 3, 5 and 6, must DEFINITELY be divisible by
A
8
B
14
C
30
D
90

Correct Answer: C

03/02/21

Subject: SCIENCE
Which of these options correctly shows the north and south poles of a horseshoe magnet?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

02/02/21

Subject: MATHS
A quadrilateral can be divided into 2 triangles that are non-overlapping and don't intersect inside the triangle.


The following figure shows the number of non-overlapping triangles that some other polygons can be divided into in a similar way.

From this, we can say that when the number of sides of a polygon is p, the number of such non-overlapping triangles that it can be divided into is
A
2 less than p
B
half of p
C
1 less than p
D
equal to p

Correct Answer: A

01/02/21

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the word with the correct spelling to complete the sentence below.

We look for the meanings of words in the ___________.
A
dictionry
B
dictionary
C
dictionery
D
dictioneri

Correct Answer: B

30/01/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Which religion did the majority of Indian population follow during the Mughal era?
A
Hinduism
B
Islam
C
Jainism
D
Sikhism

Correct Answer: A

28/01/21

Subject: MATHS
Zarina finds that if she multiplies her age by itself and decreases it by 110, the result equals her age. How can she write this taking 'z' as her age?
A
2z ÷110 = z
B
z2 - 110 = z
C
z2 - 110z = 2
D
2z - 110 = z

Correct Answer: B

27/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
If the number of crickets in this food web was to reduce drastically, the most likely result will be_________________.

A
more competition between frogs
B
an increase in the number of frogs
C
a decrease in available grain
D
a decrease in the number of mice

Correct Answer: A

26/01/21

Subject: MATHS
Isosceles triangle PQR is symmetrical about axis m.

What is the measure of angle XPR?
A
35o
B
55o
C
70o
D
77.5o

Correct Answer: B

25/01/21

Subject: ENGLISH
It is difficult to ______ a mixture of salt and talcum powder.

Which of these completes the above sentence correctly?
A
seperate
B
saperate
C
separate
D
saparate

Correct Answer: C

23/01/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The Right to Information Act is constituted by the Government of India for Indian citizens to access information which is under the control of public authorities. Under this act, Mr. Banerjee who lives in Kolkata can access information on
A
the marketing strategy of Tata Steel for the year 2006-07.
B
the budgetary allocation for education by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation.
C
a controversial book on Shivaji written by an American scholar.
D
the detailed structure plan of the Agni-3 missile.

Correct Answer: B

22/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
The picture shows the molecular arrangement of a material X.

If the material is subjected to increase in temperature, what will be the likely change in its molecular arrangement?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

21/01/21

Subject: MATHS
Kuljeet has a square field. It cost him Rs. 2000 to fence the entire field at the rate of Rs. 20 per metre. What is the length of each side of his field?
A
10 m
B
25 m
C
50 m
D
100 m

Correct Answer: B

20/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
Paddy is grown in the Kharif season (July-October) in India. It is sown with the onset of the south-west monsoon in India which coincides with the months of June and July, and is harvested in October. From this, we can conclude that Paddy is a/an___________.
A
annual crop
B
biennial crop
C
perennial crop
D
(the information is insufficient)

Correct Answer: A

19/01/21

Subject: MATHS
The length of a side of the regular polygon shown below is (x + 1) units.

What is its perimeter in the same units?
A
4x + 1
B
x + 5
C
5x + 1
D
5x + 5

Correct Answer: D

18/01/21

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the word with the correct spelling to complete the sentence below.

All the players taking part in a game can be called ______________.
A
competiters
B
competetors
C
competitors
D
compatitors

Correct Answer: C

17/01/21

Subject: MATHS
Which pointer is the best estimate for the position of the product 4 x 0.230849 on the number line?
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D

Correct Answer: A

16/01/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Which of these was happening at the same time as the rule of the Guptas in the 3rd century AD?
A
The spice merchants of Kerala were trading with Portuguese and French traders.
B
The temple builders of Orissa were constructing the Sun temple at Konark.
C
The people of Bihar were hunter-gatherers without any knowledge of agriculture.
D
Some people of Maharashtra were following the teachings of the Buddha.

Correct Answer: D

15/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
Mayank visited a power plant and saw this board outside:

What type of plant must it have been?
A
Thermal power plant
B
Nuclear power plant
C
Gas-based power plant
D
It could have been any type of power plant.

Correct Answer: B

14/01/21

Subject: MATHS
Study the probability line shown below to answer the question that follows.

The line below shows the chances that a certain event has of occurring. For instance, the event 'The sun will rise in the East tomorrow' is certain to happen and therefore fits in position T.

Which of the following events fits in position Q of the probability line?
A
Position Q
B
Position R
C
Position S
D
Position T

Correct Answer: B

13/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
Ahmed's grandfather plants trees all along the edge of their farm in the hills along the boundary fence. What is likely to be the best reason for this?
A
To reduce the rainfall.
B
To keep away goats.
C
To conserve the soil.
D
To demarcate the boundary.

Correct Answer: C

12/01/21

Subject: MATHS
Study the probability line shown below to answer the question that follows.
The line below shows the chances that a certain event has of occurring. For instance, the event 'The sun will rise in the East tomorrow' is certain to happen and therefore fits in position T.

On the probability line, where does the event ‘If a 1-rupee coin is tossed, it will come up heads' fit in?
A
Position Q
B
Position R
C
Position S
D
Position T

11/01/21

Subject: ENGLISH
In which word would the prefix 're' mean 'to repeat the action'?
A
refuse
B
remember
C
redo
D
register

09/01/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The East Coast Railway zone covers parts of Orissa, the northern Andhra coast and parts of the Bastar region in Chattisgarh. The region is rich in natural resources and does not have too many large urban centres or tourist spots.
The MAIN source of earning of the East Coast Railway is likely to be through
A
sub-urban train services
B
transportation of vegetables and milk.
C
transportation of coal and iron ore
D
leisure travel and tourism

08/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
An open box has two mirrors arranged as shown, with a ray of light incident on one of the mirrors. How many times will the ray reflect before it leaves the box?
A
2
B
3
C
5
D
The ray will never leave the box

Correct Answer: D

07/01/21

Subject: MATHS
A school has 3068 students. What is the strength of the school rounded to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000?
A
3060, 3070 and 3000 respectively
B
3070, 3000 and 3000 respectively
C
3070, 3100 and 3000 respectively
D
3070, 3100 and 4000 respectively

Correct Answer: C

06/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
How do solar cells (fitted in satellites) work in space even though it is black all around?
A
Even though it is black around, sunlight is present and charges the solar cells as on earth.
B
There is no sunlight, but the solar cells are charged by the light from the stars.
C
The cells are charged on Earth for life long use and do not need to be charged in space.
D
They get charged during the day time in space, when it is not black all around.

Correct Answer: A

05/01/21

Subject: MATHS
Akbar, Praneet, Sujata and Bharati are playing a board game in which it is possible to earn points and lose points. The scorecard so far is given below. Study the scorecard and answer the question.

According to the rules of the game, if at the end of the game two players have the same winning score, the one who has fewer minus points will be declared the winner. If the game ends at the stage shown above, who would be the winner?
A
Akbar
B
Praneet
C
Sujata
D
Bharati

Correct Answer: D

04/01/21

Subject: ENGLISH
Which word, listed below, would appear fourth if arranged alphabetically?

A
winning
B
wiper
C
wiggle
D
witch

Correct Answer: B

02/01/21

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
A part of a highway is shown here. What is the purpose of the dotted line on the road (shown by the arrow)?
A
to separate traffic going in two different directions
B
to create a separate lane for pedestrians to walk on
C
to create separate lanes for faster and slower moving vehicles
D
to make cars stop and allow pedestrians to cross

Correct Answer: C

01/01/21

Subject: SCIENCE
The density of water is 1 g/cm3. If each of these liquids X, Y and Z is immiscible in water, which of them will float on water?
A
All the three liquids will float
B
Liquids X and Z will float
C
Liquid Y will float
D
The information given is not enough to decide

Correct Answer: C

30/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
What is the function of the 'quartz' in a quartz watch?
A
It is the source of energy that powers the watch.
B
it is a decorative stone used on the watch face
C
Its vibrations are used by the watch to keep time.
D
It is a very hard material that makes the watch durable.

29/12/20

Subject: MATHS
Mili's teacher writes the number 94802 on the board. He then asks Mili to come and change just ONE digit in the number so that there is maximum possible increase in the value of the number. (The number should remain a 5-digit number)

What change should Mili make in the number?
A
Change 0 to 9
B
Change 8 to 9
C
Change 4 to 5
D
Change 4 to 9

Correct Answer: D

28/12/20

Subject: ENGLISH
You are writing a formal letter which begins with ''Sir/ Madam.''

Which of these is an appropriate way to end the letter?
A
Yours
B
Yours lovingly
C
Yours faithfully
D
Yours affectionately

Correct Answer: C

26/12/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The figure shown here is of an Indian who emigrated from India to America in the late 19th century. A possible reason for his emigration might have been
A
to spread Hindu religion to America.
B
to work in an IT company.
C
to work in the construction industry.
D
to play for the Indian cricket team.

Correct Answer: C

25/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Raghu's swimming instructor asked him to hold his breath while pushing his face underwater. What will happen to the level of oxygen concentration in Raghus blood while holding his breath?
A
The oxygen concentration will decrease.
B
The oxygen concentration will increase.
C
The oxygen concentration will remain the same.
D
The oxygen concentration will become zero.

Correct Answer: A

24/12/20

Subject: MATHS
The ratio of girls to boys in a class is 3 : 2. Which of the following can be found from this information alone?
A
The percentage of girls in the class
B
The number of boys in the class
C
The total number of students in the class
D
The ratio of boys to girls in the whole school

Correct Answer: A

23/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, is said to be a mixture, not a compound. Why is that?
A
Different pieces even from the same brass sample always have different physical properties.
B
No new molecule is formed or exists in brass as compared to copper and zinc.
C
It is easy to perfectly separate brass into its constituents - copper and zinc.
D
A metal cannot react chemically to form a compound with any other element.

Correct Answer: B

22/12/20

Subject: MATHS
Parthiv has to complete the following divisibility table for homework.


For which of the numbers should he put in all three columns?
A
888
B
27720
C
6363
D
55055

Correct Answer: B

21/12/20

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

19/12/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Madhu is an archaeologist excavating a site to research the food habits of an ancient people. Which of these evidences may she come across while excavating the site?
A
a preserved loaf of bread
B
charred seeds and grains
C
pickled food items
D
crops growing at the site

Correct Answer: B

18/12/20

Subject: ENGLISH
In a rain forest, the thick forest canopy restricts the amount of sunlight reaching plants at the lower levels. Which of these characteristics might help a plant at the lower level survive in a rainforest?
A
Bright flowers
B
Large leaves
C
Short stems
D
Long roots

Correct Answer: B

17/12/20

Subject: MATHS
Which pointer is the best estimate for the position of the product 4 x 0.230849 on the number line?
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D

16/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Which highly toxic pollutant is emitted due to the incomplete combustion of petrol in a car?
A
Carbon dioxide
B
Sulphur dioxide
C
Ozone
D
Carbon monoxide

Correct Answer: D

15/12/20

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following CANNOT be positive?
A
The product of two negative numbers
B
The sum of two negative numbers
C
The difference of two negative numbers
D
The sum of a positive number and a negative number

Correct Answer; B

14/12/20

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

12/12/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The warrior shown here is from an ancient civilisation. He is probably from

A
the ancient Roman empire.
B
medieval Mongol tribes.
C
Chandragupta Maurya's army.
D
the Egyptian civilisation.

Correct Answer: A

11/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Identify the types of motion that can be observed in the given picture.

A
rectilinear motion and circular motion
B
circular motion and oscillatory motion
C
oscillatory motion and rectilinear motion
D
rectilinear, oscillatory and circular motion

Correct Answer: B

10/12/20

Subject: MATHS
The table below gives some data about the sunrise and sunset timings in a city on 3 days in May.

How many hours after sunset on Monday the 24th, does the sun rise on Tuesday?
A
10 hours 57 minutes
B
10 hours 59 minutes
C
11 hours 3 minutes
D
13 hours 2 minutes

Correct Answer: A

09/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
The given picture shows the seed of a plant called cocklebur. Choose the correct method by which this seed is dispersed.
A
carried by water
B
carried by wind
C
carried on an animal's fur
D
eaten by an animal

Correct Answer: C

08/12/20

Subject: MATHS
Which word should be inserted in the blank so that the following statement is ALWAYS true?

''The ____________ of two numbers is 0 if any one of the numbers is 0.''
A
quotient
B
difference
C
sum
D
product

Correct Answer: D

07/12/20

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

05/12/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
This 19th century painting portrays an official of the British empire surrounded by some poor Indian farmers.


These farmers are most llikely to be
A
requesting for jobs in the British army.
B
protesting against heavy taxation on their produce.
C
begging to be freed from corrupt politicians.
D
demanding an end to the British rule in India.

Correct Answer: B

04/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Organisms are classified into kingdoms, phyla, classes, orders, families, genera and species. Which among them would be common to animals from groups P and Q shown here?
A
kingdom, phylum
B
kingdom, phylum, class
C
kingdom, phylum, class, order
D
kingdom, phylum, class, order, family

Correct Answer: B

03/12/20

Subject: MATHS
What percentage of triangle LMN is shaded?
A
33.3%
B
37.5%
C
45%
D
60%

Correct Answer: B

02/12/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Ketki is unwell. Her mother adds 1 teaspoon of table salt and 8 teaspoons of sugar in a litre of water and gives it to Ketki to drink at regular intervals. What is Ketki most probably suffering from?
A
Jaundice
B
Diarrhoea
C
Typhoid
D
Pneumonia

Correct Answer: B

01/12/20

Subject: MATHS
If you add two odd prime numbers, the resulting number will be
A
an odd prime number
B
an odd composite number
C
an even prime number
D
an even composite number

Correct Answer: D

30/11/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the word closest in meaning to ''MYSTERIOUS''.
A
secretive
B
spiritual
C
imaginary
D
quiet

28/11/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
A businessman wants to set up a coir-mattress manufacturing plant in a climatic zone suitable for the plantation of coconut palms. Which of the following would be the most suitable location for setting up the plant?
A
near a seashore with high humidity and plenty of sunlight
B
an arid plain with dry and extreme climate
C
a high altitude region with a cold and dry climate
D
a tropical rainforest area near a river basin

Correct Answer: A

27/11/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Shiddarath looked around his neighbourhood and made a list which he thought were examples of inclined planes.

Which of the above are NOT examples of inclined planes?
A
2, 3 and 6
B
1 and 3
C
2, 4 and 5
D
3 and 6

Correct Answer: D

26/11/20

Subject: MATHS
A towel set consisting of a towel and 6 small napkins costs Rs. 200. If the cost of each napkin is Rs. 95 less than the cost of the towel, what is the cost of the towel?
A
Rs. 140
B
Rs. 110
C
Rs. 105
D
Rs. 95

Correct Answer: B

25/11/20

Subject: SCIENCE
The table alongside shows the gravity on different planets relative to Earth (Earth gravity = 1). It also shows the height to which a person who can jump 1 metre on Earth would be able to jump on the planet.
Typically, how are sedimentary rocks formed?
A
due to the eruption of volcanoes
B
under great pressure and high temperatures
C
below the earth's surface as the magma cools
D
from materials that settle over centuries

Correct Answer: D

24/11/20

Subject: MATHS
What is the least number of degrees by which the pointer on the dial below has to turn clockwise to move from position X to position Y?
A
200o
B
216o
C
235o
D
270o

23/11/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Who is a VETERINARIAN?
A
a person who eats vegetables
B
a person who owns Pomeranians
C
a person who treats the diseases of animals
D
a person who is highly experienced

Correct Answer: C

21/11/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The palm leaf painting shown here is from Bali, an island in Indonesia. It shows a scene from the Ramayan - Rawana fighting Jatayu. How did Hinduism arrive here from India?

A
through European sailors during the colonial expansion
B
through the preachings of Jagad Guru Shankracharya
C
through cultural exchange programmes organized by the Government of India
D
through maritime trade contacts between India and Bali in ancient times

Correct Answer: D

20/11/20

Subject: SCIENCE
In a rain gauge the amount of rainfall is measured in ________
A
centimetres (cm)
B
centimetres (cm)
C
litres (l)
D
cubic metres (m3)

19/11/20

Subject: MATHS
The difference between (-7)2 and -(7)2 is
A
98
B
28
C
0
D
-28

18/11/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Which is the part of the flower that develops into a seed?
A
Ovary
B
Ovule
C
Anther
D
Style

17/11/20

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following expressions is the same as 4a + a + 5 - 3b?
A
5a + 2b
B
4a2 + 2b
C
5a - 3b + 5
D
10a - 3b

Correct Answer: C

16/11/20

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

14/11/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
A part of a temple gopuram at Madurai is shown here.

By observing the figures in the gopuram carefully, we can say that the temple is _________ years old.
A
less than 100
B
between 100 to 200
C
between 200 to 1000
D
more than 100002

13/11/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Ramesh hammers a nail into the trunk of a young 2m high tree about 10cm from the ground. After 2 years, the tree has grown to a height of about 5m. The nail is still on the tree. At what height from the ground will it be?
A
about 10 cm from the ground
B
about 2 metres from the ground
C
about 25 cm from the ground
D
it depends on the tree

Correct Answer: A

12/11/20

Subject: MATHS
313 subtracted from -303 gives
A
616
B
10
C
-10
D
-616

Correct Answer: D

11/11/20

Subject: SCIENCE
In which of these arrangements will the solid block of wood and piece of paper shown reach the ground at the same time when dropped together?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

10/11/20

Subject: MATHS
Four children A, B, C and D are sitting around a table with a box containing 30 sweets. Starting with A, the box is passed around the circle with every child in turn taking a few sweets and then passing the box on to the next child. This goes on till each child has had TWO turns and the box has become empty.

The number of sweets remaining in the box after each child has taken her turn is shown below.

Who took the maximum number of sweets?
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D

Correct Answer: C

09/11/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
What is a polite response to the sentence given below?

Thank you very much.
A
Of course!
B
You're welcome.
C
Okay!
D
Me too!

07/11/20

Subject: MATHS
Arrange the weapons of war shown below in order from the the earliest used to the most recent.
A
1-2-3-4
B
1-4- 2- 3
C
1-2- 4- 3
D
4-3-2-1

Correct Answer: B

06/11/20

Subject: MATHS
The unit used to measure distance is metres (m). The unit used to measure time is seconds (s).
Speed = Distance / Time. Hence the unit used to measure speed is m/s.
Now, momentum= mass x velocity.
Velocity has the same unit as that of speed. What would be the unit of momentum?
A
kg m/ s
B
kg m/ s2
C
m/s2
D
s/kg m

Correct Answer: A

05/11/20

Subject: MATHS
In the given figure, YZ is a straight line and O is a point on it.
OP bisects angle QOY.

If <POQ is twice <QOZ, what is the degree measure of <POZ?
A
120o
B
108o
C
100o
D
90o

Correct Answer: B

04/11/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Which roller coaster will have the least speed at the top of the second hill?
A
B
C
D
All will have the same speed.

03/11/20

Subject: MATHS
PQRS is a square park.

Four girls Ritu, Tanu, Annie and Usha run once around this park daily. All of them start and end at point P but each one takes a different route.

The names of the girls, in order from the one who runs the GREATEST distance to the one who runs the LEAST is
A
Annie, Ritu, Usha, Tanu
B
Tanu, Ritu, Annie, Usha
C
Ritu, Annie, Tanu, Usha
D
Ritu, Usha, Annie, Tanu

Correct Answer: D

02/11/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Which word best fills the blank?

Most superstitious people ______ that black cats are unlucky.
A
beleive
B
believe
C
beleave
D
belive

Correct Answer: B

31/10/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The Kerala backwaters are a chain of lagoons and lakes close to the Arabian Sea coast. Which of these shows a boat in the Kerala backwaters?
A
B
C
D

21/10/20

Subject: SCIENCE
The table alongside shows the gravity on different planets relative to Earth (Earth gravity = 1). It also shows the height to which a person who can jump 1 metre on Earth would be able to jump on the planet.

Which of the following graphs represents this data
most suitably?
A
B
C
D

20/10/20

Subject: MATHS
The picture of a mango tree is shown below.

If the actual WIDTH of the tree is 6 metres, what is its height?
A
4.8 metres
B
6 metres
C
7 metres
D
7.5 metres

19/10/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Which set of words is arranged in the correct alphabetical order?
A
B
C
D

17/10/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The figure shown here is a street scene drawn by a British artist between 1816 and 1820. Which region of India does it depict?

A
Northwestern India
B
Northeastern India
C
Southern India
D
Eastern India

16/10/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Students wanted to find out if an empty barrel would roll down a ramp faster than one filled with sand. For their results to be valid, they should further ensure all of these, EXCEPT ONE. Which one need they NOT ensure?
A
That the barrels used are identical (when empty).
B
That the ramps used are identical.
C
That the barrels are released simultaneously.
D
That the barrels are released from the same point.

12/10/20

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the right option to fit the blanks in the sentence below.
('x' refers to 'nothing')

Mother Teresa was _________ founder of _________ order of nuns called 'Missionaries of Charity'.
A
a... an
B
a... x
C
the... x
D
the... an

10/10/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES

The collage shown here can be used as a tourism promotion campaign for the state of __________.

A
West Bengal
B
Jammu and Kashmir
c
Tripura
d
Punjab

22/09/20

Subject: MATHS
The table below shows the average daily temperature on four consecutive days in a village in Himachal Pradesh.

The four days in order from the coldest to the warmest are
A
Monday, Thursday, Wednesday, Tuesday
B
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Monday
C
Tuesday, Thursday, Monday, Wednesday
D
Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

19/09/20

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES


The above scenes show the Nepalese people demanding democratic rule in their country. What was the existing form of government at the time of this protest?
A
parliamentary democracy
B
military dictatorship
C
ruled by Maoist rebels
D
constitutional monarchy

18/09/20

Subject: SCIENCE
Distilled water is called pure because________________.
A
it contains dissolved salts
B
it boils at exactly 100oC and freezes at exactly 0oC
C
it contains dissolved oxygen
D
it can be produced only in a laboratory

29/08/20

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
This country is one of the world's largest economies and one of the most densely populated regions. It is located on the Pacific Ocean and comprises of 3000 islands. The islands are mountainous and many are volcanic. Which country is this?
A
South Korea
B
Japan
C
United Kingdom
D
New Zealand

27/08/20

Subject: MATHS
In which of the following cases is PR : PQ = 5 : 2?
A
B
C
D

26/08/20

Subject: SCIENCE
The temperature inside a refrigerator (not in the freezer compartment) is likely to be around_________.
A
-40 Celsius
B
00 Fahrenheit
C
50 Celsius
D
1000 Fahrenheit

Correct Answer: C

25/08/20

Subject: MATHS
What is the area of the shaded part in the figure shown here?
A
200 sq cm
B
150 sq cm
C
125 sq cm
D
100 sq cm

Correct Answer: D

24/08/20

Subject: ENGLISH