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### Postal Assistant Exam 2014 Model Questions from Mathematics Section for Preparation

**Friends.. here is some model questions from mathematics section for preparation.**

1. If 37% of a number is 990.86, what will be approximately the 19% of that number

(A) 600

(B) 400

(C) 500

(D) 700

2. A number, on subtracting 15 from it, reduces to its 80%.What is 40% of that number?

(A) 60

(B) 45

(C) 30

3. If ¾ of the number is 40 more than 40% of the same number.What is the number:

(A) 100

(B) 150

(C) 200

(D) 400

4. In library, 20% books are in hindi, 50% of the remaining in English and the remaining 9000 are in various other languages. What is the total number of books in english ?

(A) 4000

(B) 3000

(C) 2250

(D) None of these

5. Avinash spends 30% of his income on scooter petrol, ¼ of the remaining on house rent and balance on food. If he spends Rs 300 on petrol, Then what is the expenditure on house rent?

(A) 525

(B) 1000

(C) 675

(D) 175

6. 35% of 30 = 25% of ? +1

(A) 28

(B) 38

(C) 42

(D) 32

7. ? of 6144 = 2 ½ x 245.76

(A) 16

(B) 20

(C) 5

(D) 10

8. 12.5 of 192 = 50% of ?

(A) 48

(B) 96

(C) 24

(D) None

9 45% of ? + 30% of 90 = 30% of 210

(A) 120

(B) 80

(C) 60

(D) 90

10. one fourth of one third of two fifth of a number is 15. What will be 40% of that number?

(A) 120

(B) 350

(C) 270

(D) 180

11. If the cost price of 12 tables is equal to 16 tables, the loss % is

(A) 15

(B) 20

(C) 25

(D) 30

12. A man buys oranges at Rs 5 a dozen and an equal number at Rs 4 a dozen. He sells them at Rs 5.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs 50. How many dozens of oranges he buy?

(A) 30

(B) 40

(C) 50

(D) 60

13. Ajay bought 15 Kg dal at Rs 14.50 per Kg and 10 Kg at rate of Rs 13 per Kg. he mixed the two & sold the mixture at rate of Rs 15 per Kg. What is total gain in Rs

(A) 1.10

(B) 16.50

(C) 11

(D) 27.50

14. A producer of tea blends two varieties of two tea gardens one costing Rs18 per Kg and other Rs20 per Kg in ratio of 5:3. If he sell the blended at Rs21 per Kg, The gain % is?

(A) 10

(B) 12

(C) 19

(D) 22

15. Gopal purchased 35 Kg rice at Rs 9.5o per Kg & 30 Kg at rate of Rs 10.50. He mixed the two. Approximately at what price per Kg should he sell the mixture to make 35% profit

(A) 12

(B) 12.50

(C) 13

(D) 13.50

16. A profit of Rs 30000 is to be distributed among A,B & C in the proportion of 3:5:7. What will be the difference in B & C share?

(A) 2000

(B) 4000

(C) 10000

(D) 14000

17.A certain amount was devided between salim & Rahimin ratio of 4:3. If Rahim share was Rs 2400, The total amount was

(A) 5600

(B) 3200

(C) 9600

(D) 16800

18 A box contain Rs56 in form of coinsof one rupee, 50 paisa, 25 paisa. The 50 paisa coins are double of 25 paisa coins and 4 times the number of one rupee coins. How many 50 paisa coins are there in the box ?

(A) 64

(B) 32

(C) 16

(D) data inadequate

19. In a school 105 of the boys are same in number as ¼th of the girls and 10% of the girls are same in number as 1/25th of boys. What is the ratio of boys & girls in the school ?

(A) 3:2

(B) 5:2

(C) 2:1

(D) 4:3

20. The marks obtain by Praveen & Vijay are in 4:5& obtain by Vijay & Suresh are in ratio of 3:2. The marks obtain by Praveen & Suresh are in ratio of ?

(A) 2:1

(B) 5:3

(C) 6:5

(D) 5:6

*Answers*: 1. (C) 2. (C) 3. (C) 4. (D) 5. (D) 6. (B) 7. (D) 8. (A) 9. (B) 10. (D)**11. (B) 12. (V) 13. (D) 14. (B) 15. (D) 16. (B) 17. (A) 18. (A) 19. (B) 20. (C)**

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### English Section : Model Questions for PA/SA Exam

### 2014 Preparation

Friends.. Here is some model Questions from English Section

for practice.

1. A …..thief was caught by the police last night.

(A) Famous

(C) Renowned

(D) Notorious

**ANS.(D)**

2. Indian believes in tolerance, not in…..acceptance or rejection.

(A) Alienation

(B) Bigotry

(C) Prejudice

(D) Aggression

3. The court of conscience…..all other courts.

(A) Surpasses

(B) Excels

(C) Supersedes

(D) Trespasses

**ANS.(C)**

4. Ambition is one of those…..which are never satisfied.

(A) Needs

(B) Ideas

(C) Passions

(D) Fancies

**ANS.(C)**

5. Dying is a very….. dreary affair.

(A) Boring

(B) Dull

(C) Monotonous

(D) Drab

**ANS.(B)**

6. The senior officials of the ministry charged the secretary with gross

…..of duty and so suspended him.

(A) Disregard

(B) Negligence

(C) Laxity

(D) Dishonesty

**ANS.(B)**

7. His parents did not pay…..attention to his studies.

(A) Suitable

(B) Just

(C) Remarkable

(D) Proper

**ANS.(D)**

8. I do not…..with the views expressed in your newspaper.

(A) Confirm

(B) Coincide

(C) Compromise

(D) Concur

**ANS.(D)**

9. Despite her pleas, the mistress did not…..to her request.

(A) Accede

(B) Convince

(C) Favour

(D) Approve

**ANS.(A)**

10. He is greatly admired for his…..behavior.

(A) Decrepit

(B) Decorative

(C) Decadent

(D) Decorous

**ANS.(D)**

11. Nobody can say what…..him to commit this crime.

(A) Excited

(B) Attracted

(C) Prompted

(D) Roused

**ANS.(C)**

12. The meeting….. with a vote of thanks.

(A) Closed

(B) Finished

(C) Stopped

(D) Concluded

**ANS.(D)**

13. The environment was…..to his work and that’s why

he succeeded.

(A) Suitable

(B) Confirming

(C) Conducive

(D) Adequate

**ANS.(C)**

14. It is difficult to believe what he tells us because his account

of any event is always

full of…..of all sorts.

(A) Discrepancies

(B) Differences

(C) Discretions

(D) Distinctions

**ANS.(A)**

15. As the waves rose and the ship tossed, many of the

passengers felt…..

(A) Lethargic

(B) Tremulous

(C) Subdued

(D) Queasy

**ANS.(D)**

16. The government should crush with a heavy hand all the gangs of terrorists

and foil their…..design against the integrity of our nation.

(A) Foolish

(B) Nefarious

(C) Ugly

(D) Undesirable

**ANS.(B)**

17. The speaker…..the scope of his paper on ‘Work ethic’ at

the outset.

(A) Defined

(B) Delineated

(C) Ascribed

(D) Declined

**ANS.(B)**

18. He….. a lot over the pros and cons of the issue but could

arrive at no fruitful result.

(A) Envisioned

(B) Contemplated

(C) Embodied

(D) Envisaged

**ANS.(B)**

19. The custom officers…..gold worth Rs. 1 crore from the smugglers.

(A) Snatched

(B) Captured

(C) Mobbed

(D) Confiscated

**ANS.(D)**

20. On account of the dearth of grass on the arid plains the cattle

became…..

(A) Jubilant

(B) Emaciated

(C) Flippant

(D) Agitated

**ANS.(B)**

21. His…..helped him rise so high in life.

(A) Cleverness

(B) Wisdom

(C) Cunningness

(D) Genius

**ANS.(D)**

22. The speaker painted a….. picture of hunger in parts of India.

(A) Poignant

(B) Passionate

(C) Parsimonious

(D) Chimerical

**ANS.(A)**

23. Some region of our country still remains….. to the average man.

(A) Impenetrable

(B) Impermeable

(C) Inaccessible

(D) Impossible

**ANS.(C)**

24.She….people who are good at sports.

(A) Supports

(B) Admires

(C) Attracts

(D) Appeals

**ANS.(B)**

25. He wanted to help…..poverty.

(A) Diminish

(B) Reduce

(C) Dwindle

(D) Deplete

**ANS.(B)**

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