Question Paper
Code: 92/2015

Exam: ASSISTANT/AUDITOR

Department: GOVT.SECRETARIAT/
KERALA PUBLIC

SERVICE
COMMISSION/ AG'S OFFICE(EKM), LFAD etc

Date of Test:
16-05-2015

Alphacode A

1. The L.C.M. of
two numbers is 2079 and their H.C.F. is 27. If one of the number is 189, find
the other:

(A) 299 (B) 197

(C) 295 (D) 297

Answer: D

2.

**can do a piece of work in 6 days and***A***can do in 4 days. How long will they take if both work together?***B*
(A)

^{5}/_{12}(B) 2^{2}/_{5}
(C) 1 ½ (D) None of these

Answer: B

3. 30% of a
number is 120. Which is the number?

(A) 300 (B) 400

(C) 500 (D) 450

Answer: B

4. Simplify
0.25+0.036+0.0075:

(A) 0.2935 (B) 0.02935

(C) 0.00136 (D) 0.0136

Answer: A

5. Simplify (0.2x0.2+0.01x0.01)/0.401:

(A) 1.0 (B) 0.01

(C) 0.1 (D) 0.001

Answer: C

6. The sum of two
numbers is 44 and they are in the ratio 5:6. Find the numbers:

(A) (20,24) (B) (21,23)

(C) (18,26) (D) (14,30)

Answer: A

__Explanation:__
5+6=11

44/11=4, thus each proportion needs to be multiplied by 4

5*4=20

6*4=24

thus the proportion for a total of 44 is: 20/24

7. Simplify 2 ½
-3

^{2}/_{3}+1^{5}/_{6}=
(A) 1/3 (B) 2/3

(C) 1/4 (D) 1/6

Answer: B

8. The sum of
ages of Sita and Reena is 32. Age of Reena is 3 times the age of Sita. Age of
Reena is:

(A) 8 (B) 26

(C) 4 (D) 24

Answer: D

9. Find the odd
one in the group:

27, 35, 47, 52, 63

(A) 35 (B) 52

(C) 47 (D) 63

Answer: C

10. The perimeter
of a square is 40 cm. Find the area:

(A) 10 cm

^{2}(B) 400 cm^{2}
(C) 100 cm

^{2}(D) 160 cm^{2}
Answer: C

11. In the
following question there is question mark in the blank space and it is only one
of the five alternatives given under the question which satisfies the same
relationship as is found between the two words to the left of the sign ’::’
given in the question. Find the correct alternative in the question:

ABDUCT:CDABUT::ABODE:?

(A) BDAOE (B) EOABD

(C) AOEBD (D) DBAOE

Answer: D

12. In the
following groups one does not belong to that group. Find the odd man:

Chariot, Bus, Wagon, Car, Sleigh

(A) Wagon (B) Chariot

(C) Sleigh (D) Car

Answer: C

13. Arrange the
following words in the alphabetic order:

(1) approximation (2)
appropriation

(3) appurtenance (4) apportionment

(3) appurtenance (4) apportionment

(A) 1, 2, 3, 4 (B)
4, 3, 2, 1

(C) 4, 2,1, 3 (D)
4, 1, 2, 3

Answer: C

14. Find out the
best explanation for the following statement from the answer choices:

Grapes are cheaper than apples. I do not have money to buy two kilograms
of grapes. Therefore:

(A) I cannot buy two kilograms of grapes

(B) I can buy one kilograms of grapes

(C) I cannot buy one kilogram of grapes and one kilogram of apples

(D) I can buy two kilograms of apples

Answer: A

15. In a secret
way of writing COME AT ONCE FATHER VERY ILL is written as XLNV ZG LMXY UYGSVI
EVIB ROO. Bearing this in mind pick up the code from the answer choices for the
word below:

FIT AND WELL

(A) URG ZMV DEOO (B) UG ZNV DEOO

(C) URG ZMV DVOO (D) URG ZNV DVOO

Answer:

16. A person was
going towards south, then turn left then left again, then right. After that he
turned about. In which direction is he now?

(A) North (B) South

(C) East (D) West

Answer: D

17. In the
following question the mathematical number follow according to a pattern.
Discover that pattern and then pick up the missing number from the answer
choices:

2, 5, 9, 19, 37, ?

(A) 75 (B) 85

(C) 87 (D) 47

Answer: A

18. If the 11

^{th}day of a month having 31 days is a Saturday, which of the following days will occur five times in that month?
(A) Monday (B) Saturday

(C) Sunday (D) Thursday

Answer: D

19. In the
question below three words are given. They are followed by four words one of
which stands for the class to which these three words belong. Identify that
word:

Barbarous, Crude, Rude

(A) unrefined (B) gentlemanly

(C) rude (D) cultured

Answer: A

20. Read the
statements carefully and answer the question which follow:

A cube has six sides each of a different colour. The red side is
opposite black. The green side is between red and black. The blue side is
adjacent to white. The brown side is adjacent to blue. The red side is face
down. The side opposite brown is:

(A) Red (B) Black

(C) White (D) Green

Answer: C

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