Practice Test

Q1) Statements:
I. The prices of petrol and diesel in the domestic market have remained unchanged for the past few months.
II. The crude oil prices in the international market have gone up substantially in the last few months. Show Answer

Q2) Statements:
I. The government has recently fixed the fees for professional courses offered by the unaided institutions which are much lower than the fees charged last year.
II. The parents of the aspiring students launched a severe agitation last year protesting against the high fees charged by the unaided institutions. Show Answer

Q3) Statements:
I. The Reserve Bank of India has recently put restrictions on few small banks in the country.
II. The small banks in the private and co-operative sector in India are not in a position to withstand the competitions of the bigger in the public sector. Show Answer

Q4) Statements:
I. All the schools in the area had to be kept closed for most part of the week.
II. Many parents have withdrawn their children from the local schools. Show Answer

Q5) Statements:
I. India has surpassed the value of tea exports this year over all the earlier years due to an increase in demand for quality tea in the European market.
II. There is an increase in demand of coffee in the domestic market during the last two years. Show Answer

Q6) Statements:
I. There is unprecedented increase in the number of young unemployed in comparison to the previous year.
II. A large number of candidates submitted applications against an advertisement for the post of manager issued by a bank. Show Answer

Q7) Statements:
I. The police authority has recently caught a group of house breakers.
II. The citizens group in the locality have started night vigil in the area. Show Answer

Q8) Statements:
I. Majority of the students in the college expressed their opinion against the college authority's decision to break away from the university and become autonomous.
II. The university authorities have expressed their inability to provide grants to its constituent colleges. Show Answer

Q9) Statements:
I. The literacy rate in the district has been increasing for the last four years.
II. The district administration has conducted extensive training programme for the workers involved in the literacy drive. Show Answer

Q10) Statements:
I. The school authority has asked the X Std. students to attend special classes to be conducted on Sundays.
II. The parents of the X Std. students have withdrawn their wards from attending private tuition's conducted on Sundays. Show Answer

Q11) Statements:
I. The Government has imported large quantities of sugar as per trade agreement with other countries.
II. The prices of sugar in the domestic market have fallen sharply in the recent months. Show Answer

Q12) Statements:
I. There is sharp decline in the production of oil seeds this year.
II. The Government has decided to increase the import quantum of edible oil. Show Answer

Q13) Statements:
I. The private medical colleges have increased the tuition fees in the current year by 200 per cent over the last year's fees to meet the expenses.
II. The Government medical colleges have not increased their fees in spite of price escalation. Show Answer

Q14) Statements:
I. Large number of people living in the low-lying areas has been evacuated during the last few days to safer places.
II. The Government has rushed in relief supplies to the people living in the affected areas. Show Answer

Q15) Statements:
I. It is the aim of the city's civic authority to get the air pollution reduced by 20% in the next two months.
II. The number of asthma cases in the city is constantly increasing. Show Answer

Q16) Statements:
I. The local co-operative credit society has decided to stop giving loans to farmers with immediate effect.
II. A large number of credit society members have withdrawn major part of their deposits from the credit society. Show Answer

Q17) Statements:
I. The employees of the biggest bank in the country have given an indefinite strike call starting from third of the next month.
II. The employees of the Central Government have withdrawn their week long demonstrations. Show Answer

Q18) Statements:
I. Police resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the unlawful gathering of large number of people.
II. The citizens forum called a general strike in protest against the police atrocities. Show Answer

Q19) Statements:
I. Majority of the citizens in the locality belongs to higher income group.
II. The sales in the local super market are comparatively much higher than in other localities. Show Answer

Q20) Statements:
I. The life today is too fast, demanding and full of variety in all aspects which at times leads to stressful situations.
II. Number of suicide cases among teenagers is on increase. Show Answer

Q21) Statements:
I. The government has decided to make all the information related to primary education available to the general public.
II. In the past, the general public did not have access to all these information related to primary education. Show Answer

Q22) Statements:
I. The farmers have decided against selling their kharif crops to the Government agencies.
II. The Government has reduced the procurement price of kharif crops starting from last month to the next six months. Show Answer

Q23) Statements:
I. The performance of most of the students in final exam of class X in the schools run by the Government was excellent.
II. Many teachers of the Government schools left the school and joined private schools. Show Answer

Q24) Statements:
I. There is considerable reduction in the number of people affected by water-borne diseases in City A during this rainy season.
II. The government has opened four new civil hospitals in City A in the beginning of the year. Show Answer

Q25) Statements:
I. The prices of vegetables have been increased considerably during this summer.
II. There is tremendous increase in the temperature during this summer thereby damaging crops greatly. Show Answer

Q26) Statements:
I. There has been a high increase in the incidents of atrocities against women in the city during the past few months.
II. The police authority has been unable to nab the culprits who are committing crime against women. Show Answer

Q27) Statements:
I. Rural and semi-urban areas in the country have been suffering due to load shedding for quite some time.
II. If the Government is not able to overcome the power crisis, load shedding will be extended even to the urban areas. Show Answer

Q28) Statements:
I. The university authority has instructed all the colleges under its jurisdiction to ban use of all phones inside the college premises.
II. Majority of the teachers of the colleges signed a joint petition to the university complaining the disturbances caused by cell phone ring-tones inside the classrooms. Show Answer

Q29) Statements:
I. Most of the steel producing companies in the country have made considerable profit during the last financial year.
II. Many Asian countries have been importing huge quantities of steel from India. Show Answer

Q30) Statements:
I. There is increase in water level of all the water tanks supplying drinking water to the city during the last fortnight.
II. Most of the trains were cancelled last week due to water-logging on the tracks. Show Answer

Q31) Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between the two statements:
Statement I : Selling of chicken was banned immediately
Statement II : Bird flu was spreading rapidly Show Answer

Q32) Read both the statements and mark your answer as one of the options statements :
(i) The Government has decided to make all the information related to primary education available to the general public
(ii) In the past, the general public did not have any access to all these information related to primary eduaction
Show Answer

Q33) Majority of the employees of the ailing organisation opted for voluntary retirement scheme and left the organisation with all their retirement benefits within a fortnight of launching the scheme.
Which of the following can be probable cause of the above effect Show Answer

Q34) Government has recently debited to hike the procurement price of paddy for the Rabi crops. Which of the following will be a possible effect of the above cause? Show Answer

Q35) A serve cyclonic storm swept away most part of the state during the last two days.
Which of the following cannot be possible effect of the above cause? Show Answer

Q36) To make available banking services to all citizens Government has decided to give directions to banks must be available for villages having population 1000 or more or for group of villages having population that 1000
Which of the following can be the possible effect of the cause mentioned above? Show Answer

Q37) During the last six months the sale of four wheeler has come down in comparison to the sale of four wheeler last year for the same period.
Which of the following can be the possible cause for the effect mentioned above?
1.Government has increased the excise duty on the four Wheelers from the beginning of this year

2.Cost of petrol has increased immensely during the last eight months

3.Interest rates on car and home loans has been increasing from last seven months. Show Answer

Q38) It has been reported in recent years that so many seats remain vacant in the engineering colleges of the country, at the end of admission session.
Which of the following can be possible cause for the effect mentioned above?
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Q39) School authority has increased the tuition fees excessively from the current academic session.
Which of the following can be possible effect of the cause mentioned above?
I. Parents of the students of this school will get their child admitted in other schools
II. No new student will get admission in this academic session.
III. Parents of the students of this school will contact the school authority for the roll back of the increased fee Show Answer

Q40) There has been incessant rain during the last 48 hrs. Which of the following can be a possible effect for the cause mentioned above?

I. Transport system of the city has completely failed from last 48 hrs.
II. There is food like situation in most down town areas of the city.
III. So many Slum dwellers have been shifted to municipal schools. Show Answer

Q41) The prices of food grains and other essential commodities have decreased for the second consecutive week.
I. The consumer price index will come down considerably.
II> People will increase, their purchase of quantity of essential commodities and food grains.
III. Government will increase its taxes on essential commodities and food grains. Show Answer

Q42) Many students were caught while using unfair means during the final examinations by the special team of the university.
Which of the following can be a possible consequence of the facts stated in the above statement.
I. The teacher responsible for invigilation in all such examination halls in where the students were caught are to be suspended from their services.
II. All these students who were caught while using unfair means are to be debarred from appearing in these examination for a year.
III. The college should be blacklisted by the university for holding final examinations at least for a year. Show Answer

Q43) All the major rivers in the state have been flowing way over the danger level for the past few weeks.
Which of the following is / are possible effect (s) of the above cause?
I. Many villages situated near the riverbanks are submerged, forcing the resident to flee.
II. Government has decided to provide alternate shelter to all the affected villagers residing near the river banks.
III. The entire state has been put on high flood alert. Show Answer

Q44) Government has allowed all the airlines to charge additional amount as peak time congestion charges for the flights landing between 6: 00 am and 10: 00 am. Show Answer