ASSET A QUESTION A DAY-CLASS VI

22/02/24

Subject: MATHS
How many 4-digit multiples of 5 can be formed with the digits 5, 3, 2, and 1? (No digit can be repeated.)
A
6
B
8
C
16
D
24

21/02/24

Subject: SCIENCE
A few clips are placed in a container and a magnet attracts the clips from outside the container (as shown in the figure).



Which of the following can we say for sure?
A
The container is made of magnetic material.
B
The pins are made of non-magnetic material.
C
The pins are made of magnetic material.
D
(We cannot say anything for sure based on this information.)

Correct Answer: C

20/02/24

Subject: MATHS
Raman has the following list on his computer screen:

45286, 6782, 12456, 98222

He selects the whole list, and then uses the 'Find' and 'Replace' options in the menu to replace EVERY '2' in the list with a '3'.

The value of which number will increase the most?
A
6782
B
12456
C
45286
D
98222

Correct Answer: B

19/02/24

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

18/02/24

Subject: MATHS
An excerpt from 'Kung Fu Panda':



Tai Lung: You can't defeat me! You're just a big fat panda!
Po (strikes back): I am not a big, fat panda, I'm THE big, fat panda!

Which word BEST DESCRIBES how Po reacted to Tai Lung's attack?
A
sternly
B
impatiently
C
rudely
D
proudly

17/02/24

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Which of the following organisations is responsible for the care of ancient monuments?
A
sternly
B
Survey of India
C
Archaeological Survey of India
D
Anthropological Survey of India

15/02/24

Subject: MATHS
Each cell of the table below has to be filled in with the product of the numbers in the corresponding row and column. Some of the products are filled in.



If the table is completed, how many of the products filled in will be negative numbers?
A
7
B
12
C
24
D
31

14/02/24

Subject: SCIENCE
Blood circulating in our body follows a particular sequence. Which of the following is the correct sequence of blood flow?
A
Heart---->Lungs---->Organs---->Heart
B
Heart---->Lungs---->Heart---->Organs---->Heart
C
Heart---->Orgnas---->Heart
D
Heart---->Lungs---->Organs---->Lungs---->Heart

13/02/24

Subject: MATHS
p and q are two prime numbers.
c and d are two composite numbers.

Which of the following would be a prime number?
A
p × q
B
p × c
C
p × c
D
none of these

11/02/24

Subject: ENGLISH
An excerpt from 'Kung Fu Panda':



Tai Lung: You can't defeat me! You're just a big fat panda!

Po (strikes back): I am not a big, fat panda, I'm THE big, fat panda!

Which word BEST DESCRIBES how Po reacted to Tai Lung's attack?
A
sternly
B
impatiently
C
rudely
D
proudly

07/02/24

Subject: SCIENCE
In a cricket stadium, when the floodlights were switched on at 7pm, multiple shadows of the stumps appeared. The lengths of the shadows of the stumps would have ______________.
A
increased as the match progressed
B
decreased as the match progressed
C
first increased and then decreased
D
remained the same throughout the match

06/02/24

Subject: MATHS
Given below are the minimum temperatures recorded each month during a 6-month period at a place in Antarctica.



In which month was the lowest minimum temperature recorded?
A
February
B
March
C
June
D
July

Correct Answer: D

05/02/24

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

04/02/24

Subject: ENGLISH
An excerpt from 'Kung Fu Panda':


Tai Lung: You can't defeat me! You're just a big fat panda!
Po (strikes back): I am not a big, fat panda, I'm THE big, fat panda!

Which word BEST DESCRIBES how Po reacted to Tai Lung's attack?
A
sternly
B
impatiently
C
rudely
D
proudly

31/01/24

Subject: SCIENCE
In the figure below, P, Q and R represent three different physical states of a substance.


A direct change from the state represented by R to that represented by P would be _________.
A
evaporation
B
condensation
C
melting
D
sublimation

30/01/23

Subject: MATHS
Increasing 550000 by one thousandth of itself will give
A
550005
B
550055
C
550550
D
555500

29/01/23

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
separate
Correct Answer: C

27/01/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Read this dialogue from the film' Lagaan' and answer this question.

Captain Russel: Tum..bolo…doogana lagaan doge, ki shart manzoor hai?
Bhuvan: Sarat manjoor hai!
Source: Lagaan

Which of the following concepts does the above conversation relate to?
A
Education
B
Sports
C
Entertainment
D
Taxation

Correct Answer: D

26/01/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Reproduction is an important characteristic of living organisms. Which of the following groups do not reproduce?

Group I: Single-celled organisms: Bacteria, Amoeba, Paramecium, etc.
Group II: Plants: Rose plant, Grass, Coconut tree etc.
Group III: Multi-cellular animals: Fungi, Insects, Reptiles, Mammals, etc.
A
Group I
B
Group II
C
Group I and II
D
(All of them reproduce.)

Correct Answer: D

25/01/23

Subject: MATHS
A rope of length n cm is cut into 3 equal parts. The length of each part (in cm) will be
A
3⁄n
B
n − 3
C
3n
D
n⁄3

Correct Answer: D

23/01/23

Subject: MATHS
For which of the following triangles will the sum of the three angles be the greatest?
A
Obtuse-angled isosceles
B
Equilateral
C
Right-angled isosceles
D
It will be the same for all.

22/01/23

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

20/01/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Many parts of India have a problem of fast depleting forests. Which of the following can help conserve our forest wealth?
A
clearing forests for agriculture
B
posting forest guards to check felling of trees
C
constructing dams and reservoirs
D
promoting handicrafts made of ivory

Correct Answer: B

19/01/23

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

18/01/23

Subject: MATHS
What amount should be filled in words in the cheque shown below?

A
Twenty lakhs sixty thousand eight hundred only
B
Two crores six lakhs eight hundred only
C
Twenty crores six lakhs eight hundred only
D
Twenty crores sixty lakhs eight hundred only

Correct Answer: B

17/01/23

Subject: SCIENCE
See the figure below showing a depiction of the earth and the orbit of the moon around it. Assume that the boy is the moon. Which of the following figures best depicts the revolution of the moon around the Earth?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

16/01/23

Subject: MATHS
What is the length of the line next to the scale?



A
5.1 cm
B
3.7 cm
C
3.3 cm
D
2.3 cm

15/01/23

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

Correct Answer: C

13/01/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
On March 12, 1930, Gandhi and approximately 78 satyagrahis set out on foot for the coastal village Dandi from the Sabarmati Ashram. This historical event is referred to Dandi March. Which state(s) did the Dandi March cover?
A
Gujarat
B
Maharashtra
C
Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
D
Gujarat and Rajasthan

12/01/23

Subject: SCIENCE


The above figure shows the levels of elevation of a place. Which of the following figures BEST represents the view of the figure from side P?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

11/01/23

Subject: MATHS
15 −14 + 1 is equal to
A
−2
B
0
C
1
D
2

Correct Answer: D

10/01/23

Subject: SCIENCE
The 'cubit' is among the first recorded units of length used by ancient people.
One cubit is equal to the length from the elbow to the tip of the longest finger of a person.


If this measure (cubit) was used by some students of a school to measure the length of a 30 metre long corridor, how much would it measure?
A
15 cubits
B
30 cubits
C
120 cubits
D
It will vary from student to student.

Correct Answer: D

08/01/23

Subject: ENGLISH
If the figure shown below is folded to form a cube, which symbol will be opposite + ?
A
-
B
X
C
D

Correct Answer : C

06/01/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Given below are four food items popular in some of the Indian cities. Identify the item which is influenced by the food habits of East Asia.
A
B
C
D

05/01/23

Subject: SCIENCE


Which of the following will be the shadows that Trupti will see on the translucent screen, if a sphere is held between two point sources of light and the screen?
A
B
C
D

04/01/23

Subject: MATHS
What fraction of the figure is shaded?



A
1⁄2
B
3⁄8
C
5⁄8
D
7⁄16

01/01/23

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

30/12/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
This poster depicts the

A
Vidharbha plateau.
B
Malabar coast.
C
Konkan coast.
D
Kutch desert.

29/12/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Water is removed from foods because dried foods can be stored for longer periods without getting spoilt. The graphs given below show the water content originally in four different foods.


Water was almost completely removed by passing dry air through each of these four foods. If the weight of each of them after that was 50 grams, which one was the heaviest to start with?
A
Cucumber
B
Apple
C
Bread
D
Butter

28/12/23

Subject: MATHS
Rupa covers 5x centimetres in one step. How many steps must she take to cover a distance of xy metres?
A
5x2y
B
Y
C
5Y
D
20Y

27/12/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Larvae (newly hatched insects) were found in a bag of rice.



What best explains how the larvae got there?
A
They came from the water in the bag.
B
They came from the air in the bag.
C
They came from the rice itself.
D
They came from the eggs laid by insects.

26/12/23

Subject: MATHS
How many times in a 24-hour day is one of the hands of this clock EXACTLY at 6 while the other makes an acute angle with it?



A
2
B
12
C
14
D
24

25/12/23

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.

23/12/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Who among the following, was the first to come to India as a conqueror from a foreign land?
A
Vasco da Gama
B
Amir Khusro
C
Alexander
D
Huen T' Sang

22/12/23

Subject: SCIENCE
The setup shown here is to be used by group of students to classify materials as conducting and non-conducting. The materials they want to classify are:

What is the very FIRST thing that they should do before starting to test any materials?
A
Place the items one by one between the open leads given and if the bulb glows then list them as conductors
B
Check with a person working in the laboratory whether the given materials are conductors
C
Place a known insulator between the leads given and check if the bulb glows.
D
Without placing anything between the open leads, connect the circuit and check if the bulb lights up.

21/12/23

Subject: MATHS
Siddhant's average running speed is 200 m per minute. One day, he ran once around the park shown here. The time taken to cover two of the sides of the park is shown. What is the perimeter of the park if he ran the entire distance at his average speed?

A
8 km
B
10 km
C
25 km
D
Can't say

19/12/23

Subject: MATHS
Salim and Rajat are looking at the menu card of a restaurant, a part of which is shown here:


Salim and Rajat want to order a drink each and Salim does not want a soft drink. If the rate of sales tax is 7% on the order, and they have just Rs. 50 between them, what could they order?
A
2 soft drinks
B
2 milk shakes
C
1 cold coffee and 1 fruit juice
D
1 soft drink and 1 cold coffee

18/12/23

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

16/12/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The following list shows hectares of land under mango cultivation, for each country. According to the list, which climatic condition is most suited for the production of mango?

A
Mediterranean
B
Arctic
C
Arid
D
Tropical

15/12/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Which of these beak-foot combinations is likely to be of a bird that seizes its prey and tears meat?

A
Bird P
B
Bird Q
C
Bird R
D
Bird S

14/12/23

Subject: MATHS
Wasim, Sameer and Mala have 6 matchsticks each - with which they have made 3 different shapes.



If all the matchsticks are identical in every way, which of the following is correct?
A
All 3 shapes have the same area and the same perimeter.
B
All 3 shapes have the same perimeter but different areas.
C
All 3 shapes have the same area but different perimeters.
D
All 3 shapes have the same area but only the first two have the same perimeter.

13/12/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Take a paper or styrofoam cup, and make a small hole with a sharpened pencil on the side of the cup near its bottom. Hold your thumb over the hole as you fill the cup with water. Remove your thumb.

Water will flow out as shown here.


If all the matchsticks are identical in every way, which of the following is correct?



What will happen to the water flow WHILE THE CUP IS FALLING?
A
The flow of water will increase
B
The flow of water will almost stop
C
The flow of water will remain unchanged
D
The water will overflow from the top of the cup

12/12/23

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following represents the greatest percent of change?
A
A plant that was 20 cm in height last week is now 24 cm tall.
B
A journey that used to take 6 hours earlier now takes 2 hours.
C
A child who weighed 3 kg at birth now weighs 4 kg.
D
A T-shirt originally priced at Rs. 125 is now being sold at Rs.120.

11/12/23

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

05/12/23

Subject: MATHS
Line LM and rays OP, OQ, and OR meet at point O.


Under which of the following conditions will
A
when
B
when L, O and Q are collinear.
C
when R, O and Q are collinear.
D
when R, O and P are collinear.

04/12/23

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

02/12/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The pictures shown here are from Japan. One of these is influenced by the spread of Indian culture in Japan during historical times. Identify it.
A
B
C
D

01/12/23

Subject: SCIENCE
The figure below shows a diagrammatic representation of molecules of two different gases kept in either side of a tap.

The tap is open, which of the following diagrams would represent BEST the diagram after sometime?
A
B
C
D

30/11/23

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following statements is true about the edges meeting at corner X of the box shown below?

A
3 edges meet at X and each edge is perpendicular to exactly one of the other two.
B
4 edges meet at X, one pair of edges is perpendicular and the other parallel.
C
3 edges meet at X and each edge is parallel to the other two.
D
3 edges meet at X and each edge is perpendicular to the other two.

28/11/23

Subject: MATHS
The plan of a one-bedroom apartment is shown below.


What is the area of the drawing room?
A
35 sq m
B
40 sq m
C
41 sq m
D
56 sq m

27/11/23

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

25/11/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Which of the following monuments was erected during the rule of the Mauryan Empire?
A
B
C
D

24/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Will a battery that is used in a torch light up a regular 60W bulb used in homes?
A
Yes, it will and the bulb will glow quite brightly.
B
Yes, it will but the bulb will glow dimly.
C
No, it will not because a battery does not produce electricity.
D
No, it will not because the current will not be sufficient.

23/11/23

Subject: MATHS
Kevin wants to replace the * in the number 65 * 34 with a digit so that the resulting number is divisible by 4. Which of the following is true?
A
He can replace it with any digit, the resulting number will be divisible by 4 anyway.
B
He should replace it with 4 only.
C
He should replace it with either 2 or 4.
D
No matter what digit he chooses, the resulting number can never be divisible by 4.

22/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Many printing presses use rollers, which are long cylinders often made of rubber, to transfer inks. Rollers are usually friction driven by a drive roller. In the figure given, which roller(s) will turn in the same direction as the drive roller?

A
Only R1
B
R2 and R5
C
R3 and R4
D
R4 and R5

21/11/23

Subject: MATHS
The bar graph below shows the approximate profits made by 4 different companies - K, L, M and N. K made more profit than M, L made the most and N made less profit than any other. About how much profit (in crores) did M make?

A
30
B
40
C
50
D
65

20/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
The rate of cooling of a piece of metal increases with an increase in its exposed surface area. 3 identical blocks of aluminium are used to make three different pieces. Which of these will lose heat fastest?
A
B
C
D
All three will lose heat equally fast

19/11/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Ritu wants to draw money using her ATM card. Which of these numbers does she have to key in on the ATM machine?
A
the cheque number
B
her account number
C
her ATM PIN number
D
the pin code of her city

17/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
In the diagram below Circle P represents compounds/mixtures that contain oxygen and are edible and Circle Q represents compounds/mixtures that contain both hydrogen and oxygen. In the region R, the region of intersection of circles P and Q, which of the following can be placed?

A
Washing powder
B
Sugarn
C
Common Salt
D
Wax

Correct Answer: C

15/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
India possesses one-fortieth of the world's land area, but has 197 million cattle which is more than in any other nation. This has led to serious problems of overgrazing as animals have encroached into forest lands and even agricultural lands.
Which of these would be a likely consequence of this overgrazing ?
A
Acid rain
B
Soil erosion
C
Air pollution
D
Global warming

15/11/23

Subject: MATHS

The above figure is rotated 90° clockwise. What does it look like after the rotation?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

14/11/23

Subject: ENGLISH
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!

Correct Answer: B

11/11/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The painting shown below most likely depicts

A
a natural disaster.
B
a photographic competition.
C
a scene from 16th century India.
D
a terrorist attack.

Correct Answer: A

10/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Which of the joints in the human body allows motion similar to the hinge shown in the picture?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: D

09/11/23

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following has the same value as 183?
A
3 x 18
B
6 x 6 x 6 x 3 x 3 x 3
C
18 + 18 + 18
D
6 x 3 x 3 x 3

Correct Answer: B

08/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
In a compartment of a moving train a boy throws up a ball. Where is the ball MOST likely to fall?


A
into the boy's own hands
B
ahead of the boy
C
behind the boy
D
(it depends on the direction of motion of the train)

Correct Answer: A

07/11/23

Subject: MATHS
A sports teacher had 1025 sweets. After distributing these equally amongst all the participants in a sports meet, he had just 1 sweet left with him. Which of these could be the number of sweets given away to each participant?
A
5
B
6
C
8
D
can't say without knowing the number of participants.

Correct Answer: C

06/11/23

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

03/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
In which of the following actions is a CHEMICAL reaction produced?
A
Bubbling air through lime water
B
Bubbling air through water
C
Adding common salt to water
D
Adding sugar to coffee powder

Correct Answer: A

02/11/23

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following can be the sum of angles P and Q of a triangle PQR obtuse angled at R?
A
10°
B
90°
C
105°
D
160°

Correct Answer: A

01/11/23

Subject: SCIENCE
The momentum of a moving object is a measure of its motion, and is defined as the product of its mass and velocity. That is why, in common experience, the impact of hitting a moving object depends both on its size (mass) and its speed (velocity).
What would be the unit of momentum?
A
Kg x s
B
Kg x m x s2
C
Kg x m/s
D
Kg x m/s2

Correct Answer: C

31/10/23

Subject: MATHS
A point N is shown on the number line. Starting from N, if you move 7 units to the right, 12 to the left and again 6 to the right, where would you finally end up?


A
at 1
B
between -3 and -4
C
between 2 and 3
D
between -5 and –6

Correct Answer: B

30/10/23

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

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
biting off more than he can chew
D
barking up the wrong treebarking up the wrong tree

Correct Answer:A

28/10/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The western region of India has a low wild elephant population, especially in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat . What could be the reason for this?
A
All the wild elephants have migrated to the east due to drought.
B
These states do not have perennial river systems.
C
These states do not have enough forest cover for elephants.
D
Gujarat and Rajasthan do not have open lands for elephants.

Correct Answer: C

27/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE
What is the chemical formula for steam?
A
CO
B
H2O
C
O2
D
(Pure steam does not have a chemical formula.)

Correct Answer: B

26/10/23

Subject: MATHS
Write the following in increasing order:

0.65, 6⁄7, 7%, 68%
A
0.65, 6⁄7, 7%, 68%
B
7%, 0.65, 6⁄7, 68%
C
7%, 0.65, 68%, 6⁄7
D
7%, 6⁄7, 0.65, 68%

Correct Answer: C

25/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE

Identify the force that makes all the actions in the above figures possible.
A
Air resistance force
B
Frictional force
C
Magnetic force
D
Spring force

Correct Answer: B

24/10/23

Subject: MATHS
Tiny Tots school has one teacher for every 12 students. If there are 588 students at the school, which of the following relations is true about the number of teachers, x?
A
12⁄1 = x⁄588
B
1⁄12 = x⁄588
C
x⁄12 = 1⁄588
D
x⁄1 = 12⁄588

Correct Answer: B

23/10/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Which set of words is arranged in the correct alphabetical order?

A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: D

20/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Which of the following diseases can be caused by eating the pastry infected by germs from a fly?


A
Diarrhoea
B
Malaria
C
Measles
D
Cold

19/10/23

Subject: MATHS
What is the value of the expression 12 - 6 + 6 ÷ 2 - (-13 + 7)?
A
-3
B
6
C
9
D
15

Correct Answer: D

18/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Like the sun, the moon rises in the east and sets in the west. However, the time of its rising and setting varies depending on the phase of the moon. See the table here.


One night a watchman sees the moon near the western horizon at about 2 AM. What shape will it be?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

17/10/23

Subject: MATHS
If x = 2, y = 3, what is the value of 12 - 3 (5x - 4y)?
A
6
B
-9
C
18
D
-18

Correct Answer: C

16/10/23

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

Correct Answer: D

14/10/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
AD 750: Rashtrakuta King, Dhruva III defeats Pratihara King Vatsaraja.
AD 757: Rashtrakuta King Dantidurga defeats the last Chalukyan ruler Kirtivarman II.

AD 765: Under the rule of King Nedunjadaiyan, Pandyan empire extends to parts of Tanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Coimbatore and southern Travancore.

AD 780: King Dharmapala of Pala empire leads expeditions into northern India and conquers Kannauj.

The events listed above reflect that conflicts between kings was a common feature during that era. What could be the main cause of conflicts?
A
to gain natural resources and agricultural land
B
to convert people from one religion to another
C
to establish maritime trade with other countries
D
to create a collective force for fighting against foreign rule

Correct Answer: A

13/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Raj has to measure the volume of the jug shown using the measuring cylinder. The jug is heavy but delicate.


What is the FIRST STEP he should take?
A
Fill only the measuring cylinder to the brim from the tap.
B
Fill only the measuring cylinder to its marked capacity from the tap.
C
Fill only the jug to the brim with water.
D
Fill the jug to the brim and the measuring cylinder to its marked capacity.

Correct Answer: B

12/10/23

Subject: MATHS
An arc LN of a circle with centre O is shown here.


Which of the following is a diameter of the circle?
A
LP
B
OM
C
LN
D
none of these

Correct Answer: D

11/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE
In which of these simple machines is the output force (exerted by the machine) GREATER than the input force (exerted by the user)?
A
Beam balance
B
Wheel barrow
C
Fishing rod
D
Scissors

Correct Answer: B

10/10/23

Subject: MATHS
Aditya gives the following clues while playing 'Guess my Number' with a friend:


What is Aditya's number?
A
102
B
85
C
68
D
52

Correct Answer: C

09/10/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Which word best fits the blank?

The teacher asked the students to complete the _________ exercises.
A
grammer
B
grammar
C
gramar
D
grammor

Correct Answer: B

07/10/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Which of these cartoons is most likely to show an important concern of MAINLY the middle class people of India?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

06/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE
A triangular wedge is placed as shown on a flat surface.
One of the angles is a right angle as shown.


when seen from DIRECTLY ABOVE IT, what will it look like?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

05/10/23

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following correctly models 82?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

04/10/23

Subject: SCIENCE
In the experiment shown a steel wire is tied to two chairs and kept taut. Two students sit, one on each chair. A weight is attached to the long wire with the help of a string and a pointer is attached to the weight to show the reading.


What will happen to the pointer when the candles are lit?
A
It will move up.
B
It will move down.
C
It will remain at the same position.
D
It will move up, then down.

Correct Answer: B

03/10/23

Subject: MATHS
87 hundredths is a number lying between
A
0 and 1
B
1 and 10
C
10 and 100
D
100 and 1000

Correct Answer: A

02/10/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Which of the following is most appropriate to say if you want to sit down in a busy place?
A
Excuse me, let me take this seat.
B
Excuse me, let me take this seat.
C
Excuse me, am I sitting here?
D
Excuse me, is this seat busy?

Correct Answer: B

30/09/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The poster shown here is drawn by a child artist of Gujarat. What has she tried to depict in the poster?


A
the spirit of peace and harmony
B
an environmental campaign
C
the freedom struggle of India
D
the scene of a village panchayat

Correct Answer: A

29/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
An inventor claims that he has developed a fuel that is non-polluting and can be used as a petrol alternative. Which of these factors is NOT likely to influence its acceptance?
A
Its performance in independent verification tests.
B
The extent of change needed in existing car engines.
C
The cost of the new fuel in comparison to the cost of petrol.
D
Knowledge of the actual constituents of the new fuel.

Correct Answer: D

28/09/23

Subject: MATHS
A submarine was situated 325 metres below sea level. If it ascends 150 metres, what is its new position?
A
475 metres below sea level
B
375 metres below sea level
C
275 metres below sea level
D
175 metres below sea level

Correct Answer: D

27/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
In which part of the digestive system does a piece of bread which is eaten get completely broken down into simple sugars?
A
Stomach
B
Liver
C
Large intestines
D
Small intestines

Correct Answer: D

26/09/23

Subject: MATHS
If the sum of two consecutive odd numbers is 10000, what is the smaller of the two?
A
1
B
4999
C
5000
D
9999

Correct Answer: B

25/09/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Which word does not belong to the set of words given below?


A
miserable
B
heart-broken
C
respectable
D
wretched

Correct Answer: C

23/09/23

Subject: ENGLISH
An excerpt from Kung Fu Panda:


Tai Lung: You can't defeat me! You're just a big fat panda!

Po (strikes back): I am not a big, fat panda, I'm THE big, fat panda!

Which word BEST DESCRIBES how Po reacted to Tai Lung's attack?
A
sternly
B
impatiently
C
rudely
D
proudly

22/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
One of the age-old agricultural practices in India is the method of SHIFTING CULTIVATION. It is carried out by burning tracts of forest to quickly release nutrients into the soil. When the soil is depleted, the old field is abandoned for a long period. Shifting cultivation is mostly practised in regions where the soil quality is poor and the terrain is rugged.

In which of the following regions would shifting cultivation be popular?

A
Gangetic plains of north India
B
Godavari river delta in Andhra Pradesh
C
Thar desert in Rajasthan
D
Chhotanagpur plateau of east-central India

21/09/23

Subject: MATHS
Which of the following is the same as 3a²?
A
3a + 3a
B
3 + a2
C
a2 + 2a2
D
a2 x 2a2

20/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
The table below classifies threatened species into vertebrates (animals that have a backbone), invertebrates and plants.


Which pie chart represents this data most accurately?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

19/09/23

Subject: MATHS
What will be the one's digit in the product
5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 2?
A
0
B
2
C
5
D
7

Correct Answer: A

18/09/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Which word in the set of words given below appears third when arranged alphabetically?


A
mould
B
mourn
C
mouth
D
mouse

Correct Answer: B

16/09/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
The figure shown here are objects produced by Lower Paleolithic people. What might have been the main purpose of these objects?

A
decorating the house
B
painting cave walls
C
digging out plants while gathering food
D
tilling the land for farming

Correct Answer: C

15/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
When connected as shown, the bulb glows, but dimly.

Which of these CAN be the explanation for this:
A
The wires are not touching the battery or bulb.
B
The bulb is fused (that is, its filament is broken.)
C
The battery is weak and not producing enough electricity.
D
The battery is connected the wrong way around.

Correct Answer: C

14/09/23

Subject: MATHS
This is what Laxman sees on his computer screen while printing a document. The total size of the document is shown in kilobytes (KB). Assuming the size of each page is the same, about how many kilobytes may have already been printed?


A
120 KB
B
250 KB
C
400 KB
D
1575 KB

Correct Answer: B

13/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
When a substance boils, it absorbs energy from the burning fuel. Which of these happens when a moth ball sublimes?
A
Energy is neither absorbed nor released in the process.
B
The moth ball absorbs energy from its surroundings
C
The moth ball releases energy to its surroundings.
D
The moth ball releases energy to its surroundings.

Correct Answer: B

12/09/23

Subject: MATHS
Look at this number pattern:


According to this pattern, what should be the answer to 9,999,999 x 9,999,999?
A
999,999,800,001
B
99,999,980,000,001
C
99,999,988,888,801
D
9,999,999,800,000,001

Correct Answer: B

11/09/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the correct answer to fit the blank.
My father is the sort of person who calls a spade a spade. This means he_______.
A
hides his true feelings
B
says exactly what he thinks
C
gets impatient easily
D
likes gardening

Correct Answer: B

10/09/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Study this poster carefully. What is the MOST APPROPRIATE message to go into the blank space on the bottom right part of the poster?


A
Getting children out of work and into school
B
Fighting against gender discrimination
C
Free primary education for every child
D
Unity in diversity

08/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Kamesh conducts the following activity to check if colour has any effect on heat absorption.

He takes four identical cans with the same amount of water but covered with different coloured papers and places them near a heat source as shown in the figure. The temperature of the water in the cans is measured at regular intervals.


The MISTAKE in Kamesh's experiment relates to:
A
the amount of water being the same in each can
B
the positioning of the cans with respect to the heat source
C
the use of paper of different colours for covering the cans
D
taking temperature readings at the same time in all the cans

Correct Answer: B

07/09/23

Subject: MATHS
Two or more whole numbers with no common factors greater than 1 are called co-prime numbers.

Which of these statements about co-prime numbers is true?
A
Two distinct odd numbers must be co-prime
B
Two composite numbers can NOT be co-prime
C
Two distinct prime numbers must be co-prime
D
Two even numbers can be co-prime

Correct Answer: C

06/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Which of the gear systems shown has more than two gears turning ANTICLOCKWISE?

(The black wheel is turning clockwise as shown)
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: C

05/09/23

Subject: MATHS
The overhead tank of a housing-complex was 4⁄5ths full in the morning. By 10 a.m., 9000 litres of water was used up and the remaining water filled only half the tank.

What is the capacity of the tank?
A
2700 litters
B
7200 litres
C
18000 litres
D
30000 litres

Correct Answer: D

04/09/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the sentence in which the underlined word rhymes with the word '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.

Correct Answer: B

03/09/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Jainism is a religion that stresses non violence in thought, word, and deed. Traditionally, Jains of India exclude most root vegetables from their diet because of the belief that
A
root vegetables are harmful to health.
B
removing the root kills the entire plant.
C
root vegetables have a bitter taste.
D
root vegetables are popular among rival religious groups.

Correct Answer: B

01/09/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Some carbohydrate-rich foods, like bread, can be digested almost immediately to glucose. Others, like brown rice, are digested much more slowly. Foods that quickly get digested to glucose are said to have a high glycemic index.



Which of these conclusions can be correctly drawn from the table showing high and low glycemic foods?
A
Cereals are high glycemic foods
B
Fruits are low glycemic foods
C
Processed foods are high glycemic foods
D
Foods made from rice are low glycemic foods

31/08/23

Subject: MATHS
Razaq says to Ravi, ''Your phone number is divisible by 3 as well as 9.''If Ravi wants to check whether this is true using a divisibility test, what should he do?
A
Use the divisibility test of 3 (sum of digits should be divisible by 3)
B
Use the divisibility test of 6 (number should be divisible by 2 and 3)
C
Use the divisibility test of 9 (sum of digits should be divisible by 9)
D
Use the divisibility test of 12 (number should be divisible by 3 and 4)

Correct Answer: C

30/08/23

Subject: SCIENCE
The three circles represent three types of substance as indicated.



In which region of this figure should common salt be placed?
A
P
B
Q
C
R
D
S

Correct Answer: B

29/08/23

Subject: MATHS
In which of the following cases will the five rings form a single, straight chain when Ring 1 and Ring 2 are pulled in opposite directions as indicated?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

28/08/23

Subject: ENGLISH
When we feel 'shy', we say we are 'embarrassed'.

What do we say for 'a moment filled with shyness'?
A
embarrass
B
embarrassment
C
embarrassing
D
embarrassion

Correct Answer: B

26/08/23

Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE
The newly created state of Uttaranchal wants to increase electricity generation in the state to promote industries. It is a state that is rich in natural resources - especially forests and water. What type of power plants can be set up by the Uttaranchal Government using its own natural resources?
A
thermal power plant
B
nuclear power plant
C
hydro electric power plant
D
natural gas based power plant

Correct Answer: C

25/08/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Only one of these labels actually belongs to a packet of butter. Identify the correct one.
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: A

24/08/23

Subject: MATHS
Tina called her friends Shama, Jenny, Roma and Aashka over to her house to play. They all arrived at Tina's house at different times.

Shama arrived 5 minutes after Jenny but 10 minutes before Aashka.
Roma and Tina were playing chess when Jenny arrived.

In what order did they arrive at Tina's house?
A
Roma, Jenny, Shama, Aashka
B
Jenny, Roma, Shama, Aashka
C
Roma, Shama, Jenny, Aashka
D
Jenny, Shama, Aashka, Roma

Correct Answer: A

23/08/23

Subject: SCIENCE
A rectangular park consists of a rectangular lawn with a path of uniform width on two sides.

When a carrot plant grows, the edible root and a leafy top are produced in the first year. Flowers and seeds are produced in the second year. From this we can say that the carrot plant is:
A
an annual plant
B
a biennial plant
C
a triennial plant
D
a perennial plant

Correct Answer: B

22/08/23

Subject: MATHS
A rectangular park consists of a rectangular lawn with a path of uniform width on two sides.



If the boundary of the entire park is 12 meters longer than of the lawn, what is the width of the path?
A
1.5 m
B
3 m
C
6 m
D
Can't say from the given data

Correct Answer: B

21/08/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the word closest in meaning to the underlined word.

The understaffed and overcrowded hospital requested immediate aid.
A
assistance
B
assistants
C
helpers
D
servants

Correct Answer: A

19/08/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
Which of the following items can be bought at standardised rates from a ration shop?
A
food grains
B
petrol
C
water
D
electronic gadgets

Correct Answer: A

18/08/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Which of these could be the width of a person's little finger?
A
1 m
B
0.1 m
C
0.01 m
D
0.001 m

Correct Answer: C

17/08/23

Subject: MATHS
N is a number such that N÷1⁄8 = 16
What is the value of N?
A
1⁄2
B
2
C
4
D
128

Correct Answer: B

16/08/23

Subject: SCIENCE
Which of these correctly shows the maximum number of pins that can be supported by a bar magnet at different positions?
A
B
C
D

Correct Answer: B

15/08/23

Subject: MATHS
What should be added to 995 to get the smallest 4-digit number divisible by 11?
A
2
B
5
C
6
D
11

Correct Answer: C

14/08/23

Subject: ENGLISH
Choose the sentence with NO error.
A
The Principal declared, ''The school will work on the fourth Saturday of the month, also.''
B
The Principal was declaring that, ''The school will work in the fourth Saturday of the month, also.''
C
The Principal, declared, ''The school will work on the fourth Saturday, also.''
D
The Principal declared, ''the school will work on the fourth Saturday of the month, also.''

Correct Answer: A

12/08/23

Subject: SOCIAL STUDIES
What made the European settlers set up almost all their colonies along the coastline of India?
A
the potential of maritime trade
B
the attraction of tourist spots
C
to exploit the Indian coast for seafood exports
D
to avoid possible attacks from rulers in north India

Correct Answer: A

11/08/23

Subject: SCIENCE
By mistake about 500 g of rajma seeds and 300 g of moong dal have got mixed up. Which of these methods is likely to be most effective for separating them?
A
Add water to the mixture and remove the moong dal which will float on top.
B
Hand pick the moong dal which looks quite different from the rajma seeds.
C
Use an appropriate sieve and remove the rajma seeds which remain on it.
D
Shake the mixture-the moong dal will settle at the bottom and rajma seeds on top.

Correct Answer: C

10/08/23

Subject: MATHS
Two pieces of length 2y metres and x metres respectively were cut off from the ends of a rope that was originally 5x metres long.
What was the length of the remaining piece?