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** Oriental Insurance Company Ltd Question Paper**

**Quantitative Aptitude:**

1. 815964 Â– 697826 Â– 9674 Â– 6542 = ?

(A) 109122

(B) 101292

(C) 101922

(D) 110922

(E) None of these

2. Find out the average of the given numbers.356, 449, 51, 652, 533, 105, 122

(A) 307

(B) 315

(C) 412

(D) 324

(E) None of these

3. The multiplication of two con-secutive numbers is 8556. What is the smaller number among them ?

(A) 94

(B) 92

(C) 91

(D) 93

(E) None of these

4. An amount of rupees 4500 is to be distributed among Shrikant, Ramakant and Bikrant in the ratio of 3 : 7 : 5 respectively. If Rs. 500 is added to each of the share, the new ratio will become...?

(A) 7 : 10 : 13

(B) 9 : 16 : 13

(C) 2 : 4 : 3

(D) 4 : 5 : 2

(E) None of these

5. If (67)2 is added to the square of a number, the addition thus obtained is 6605. What is that number ?

(A) 45

(B) 51

(C) 46

(D) 39

(E) None of these

6. If an amount of Rs. 39,856 is distributed equally amongst 18 persons, how much approximate amount would each person get ?

(A) Rs. 2,214

(B) Rs. 2,524

(C) Rs. 2,124

(D) Rs. 2,343

(E) Rs. 2,254

7. The difference between a two-digit number and the number obtained by interchanging the two-digits of the same number is 9. The sum of the digits of the two-digit numbers is 17. What is the product of the two-digits of the two-digit number ?

(A) 64

(B) 63

(C) 72

(D) Cannot be determined

(E) None of these

8. What is 260% of 6680 ?

(A) 18036

(B) 18704

(C) 16700

(D) 17368

(E) None of these

9. What amount of compound interest can be obtained on an amount of Rs. 18,000 at the rate of 10 p.c.p.a. at the end of three years ?

(A) Rs. 5,628

(B) Rs. 5,400

(C) Rs. 5,940

(D) Rs. 5,858

(E) None of these

10. What should come in place of the question-mark (?) in the follow-ing number series ?

19 36 70 ? 274 546

(A) 142

(B) 138

(C) 136

(D) 140

(E) None of these

11. The difference between 60% of a number and 20% of the same numbr is 316. What is 35% of that number ?

(A) 270Â·5

(B) 285Â·5

(C) 276Â·5

(D) 275

(E) None of these

12. The average of 4 positive integers is 52Â·5. The highest integer is 76 and the lowest integer is 34. The difference between the remain-ing two integers is 4. Which of the following integers is higher of the remaining two integers ?

(A) 52

(B) 54

(C) 48

(D) Cannot be determined

(E) None of these

13. The ratio of the length and the breadth of a rectangular plot is 9 : 8 respectively. The area of the plot is 3528 sq. metres. What is the perimeter of the rectangular plot ?

(A) 256 metres

(B) 119 metres

(C) 238 metres

(D) 126 metres

(E) None of these

14. What is 876 times 779 ?

(A) 68214

(B) 68824

(C) 628402

(D) 682514

(E) None of these

15. The total number of students studying in a school is 10396. The ratio of the total number of girls to the total number of boys studying in the school is 52 : 61 respectively. What is the total number of girls studying in the school ?

(A) 4874

(B) 4784

(C) 5216

(D) 5612

(E) None of these

16. The present age of Mr. Deepak is 3 times the present age of his son. Five years hence the ratio of their ages will be 34 : 13 respecti-vely. What is the present age of Mr. Deepak ?

(A) 63 years

(B) 68 years

(C) 58 years

(D) 60 years

(E) None of these

17. In an examination it is required to get 36% of the aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 174 marks and is declared failed by 96 marks. What is the maximum aggregate marks a student can get ?

(A) 750

(B) 650

(C) 600

(D) Cannot be determined

(E) None of these

18. The average of 5 consecutive even numbers A, B, C, D and E is 66. What is the product of B and E ?

(A) 4352

(B) 4340

(C) 4620

(D) 4224

(E) None of these

19. Shri Verma invests Rs. 14500 for 6 years at the certain rate of simple interest. After 6 years his invested sum becomes Rs. 21460. Find out the rate of interest per annumÂ—

(A) 4% p.a.

(B) 10% p.a.

(C) 6% p.a.

(D) 8% p.a.

(E) None of these

20. The cost of 4 digital cameras and 6 mobile phones is Rs. 51,365. Find out the cost of 12 digital cameras and 18 mobile phonesÂ—

(A) Rs. 1,74,500

(B) Rs. 5,13,650

(C) Rs. 1,54,095

(D) CanÂ’t be determined

(E) None of these

**General Awareness:**

1.The first metal to be used by man was:

(a) aluminium

(b) copper

(c) iron

(d) silver

2.The present base year for calculating wholesale price index number is:

(a) 1993-94

(b) 1991-92

(c) 1961-62

(d) 1950-51

3.For respiration in deep sea, divers use mixture of:

(a) Oxygen and helium

(b) Oxygen and hydrogen

(c) Oxygen and carbon dioxide

(d) Oxygen and nitrogen

4.Who committed the most daring murder of Sir Curzen Wyllie in 1907 in a public meeting in London?

(a) B.N. Dutta

(b) M.L. Dhingra

(c) Sardar Ajit Singh

(d) S.C. Chatterjee

5.The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and:

(a) 12 Judges

(b) 15 Judges

(c) 20 Judges

(d 25 Judges

6.The International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on:

(a) 20th February

(b) 21st February

(c) 20th March

(d) 21st March

7.Â‘New HorizonsÂ’ spacecraft was launched by NASA to study which of the following planet?

(a) Mars

(b) Pluto

(c) Jupiter

(d) Mercury

8.Which of the following statements are true about Â‘2011 Cricket World CupÂ’?

A. India will host the 2011 World Cup Final.

B. The two semi-final of the mega event will be held in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

C. The opening ceremony will be held in Bangladesh.

D. UAE will host the matches which will be played between India and Pakistan.

(a) only A, B and C

(b) only B, C and D

(c) only A, C and D

(d) only A and D

9.Which of the following trophies is related with the game of Â‘FootballÂ’?

(a) Mumbai Gold Cup

(b) Everest Cup

(c) Merdeka Cup

(d) V.C.C. Cup

10.On which date is Life Insurance Corporation of India completed its 50 years?

(a) 5th July

(b) 3rd August

(c) 1st September

(d) 15th September

11.The minimum temperature at which a combustible substance catches fire is called:

(a) fireless temperature

(b) ignition temperature

(c) static temperature

(d) optimum temperature

12.The temple of Konark was built by Narasimha of the:

(a) Maratha Dynasty

(b) Chola Dynasty

(c) Ganga Dynasty

(d) Vijaynagar Empire

13.Rigveda Samhita denotes one-fourth of its hymns to:

(a) Rudra

(b) Marut

(c) Agni

(d) Indra

14.Ahalyabai, the saintly queen of Maheshwar (Central India) belonged to which dynasty?

(a) Scindhya dynasty

(b) Peshwa dynasty

(c) Holkar dynasty

(d) Rajput dynasty

15.Which one of the following is not a constitutional body?

(a) Election Commission

(b) Union Public Service Commission

(c) Planning Commission

(d) Finance Commission

16.Â‘Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)Â‘ has not yet been signed by:

(a) India

(b) China

(c) Canada

(d) United Kingdom

17.Jadugoda mines are famous for:

(a) iron ore

(b) mica deposits

(c) gold deposits

(d) uranium deposits

18.What is the Value Added Tax (VAT)?

(a) A single tax that replaces State Taxes like,surcharge, turnover tax, etc.

(b) A simple, transparent, easy to pay tax imposed on consumers.

(c) A new initiative taken by the government to increase the tax burden of high income groups.

(d) A new tax to be imposed on the producers of capital goods.

19.What is the name of the WorldÂ’s smallest republic which has an area of 21 sq.km.?

(a) Vatican City

(b) Palermo

(c) Namur

(d) Nauru

20.On Jan 10, 2007 India crossed another mile-stone with the successful launch of PSLV-C7 which injected into orbit for the first time four satellites, Car-tosat-2, SRE-1, Lapan-Tubsat and Pehuensat-1. Which one of them is an earth observation satellite?

(a) Cartosat-2

(b) SRE-1

(c) Lapan-Tubsat

(d) Pehuensat-1

21.Which bank has launched IndiaÂ’s first loan disbursement card recently?

(a) SBI

(b) UTI

(c) IDBI

(d) ICICI

22.Who has been named Â“Businessman of the Year for 2006Â” by Forbes Asia?

(a) Nandan Nilekani

(b) Mukesh Ambani

(c) Vijay Mallya

(d) Azim Premji

23.Who is the 37th Chief Justice of India?

(a) Ram Jethmalani

(d) Y.K. Sabharwal

(c) Bijibhai Patnaik

(d) K.G. Balkrishnan

24.Â‘DietÂ’ is a joint session of the Parliament of which nation?

(a) China

(b) Japan

(c) Vietnam

(d) Germany

25.Who is the author of the book, AmitabhÂ—The Making of a Superstar?

(a) Tushar Raheja

(b) Vijay Singhvi

(c) Susmita Das Gupta

(d) Raj Kamal Jha

(c) Tiber

(d) Avon

**English Language:**

Directions(1-5): Each sentence has one or two blanks. Choose the word or set pf words that best completes the sentence meaningfully.

1. He went to the library to......find that it was closed.

(1) seldom

(2) never

(3) only

(4) solely

2. The ties that bind us together in common activity are so....that they can disappear at any moment.

(1) tentative

(2) tenuous

(3) consistent

(4) restrictive

3. Her reaction to his proposal was..... She rejected it.....

(1) inevitable Â– vehementlyÂ’

(2) subtle Â– Violently

(3) clever Â– abruptly

(4) sympathetic Â– angrily

4. His.... direction~ misled us we did not know which of the two roads to take.

(1) complicated

(2) ambiguous

(3) narrow

(4) fantastic

5. It would be difficult for one so .......... to believe that all men are equal irrespective of caste. race and religion,

(1) emotional

(2) democratic

(3) tntolerant

(4) liberal

Directions (116- 120) : In each of the follwing sentences four words or phrases have been given. Only one part in each sentence is not accepted in standard English. Ident that part and mark its number 1. 2. 3 or 4 as your answer.

6. Gaze for a thing /(1) that are not/ (2) available easily /(3) in the county is a universal phenomenon/ (4).

7. It is foolish to be expecting/Ill one person to be like another / . (2) person for/(3) each individual is born/(4) WIth his characteristics traits.

8. The tendency to believe/(l) that/(2) man is inherently dishonest is something that/(3) will decried/(4).

9. I have not come across/(1) very few people/(2) who/(3) think of thing beyond/(4) their daily work.

10. He managed to board/(l) the runÂ¬ning train/(2) but all his luggages/(3) was/(4) left on the station.

Directions (121-125): Select the pair of words which are related in the same way as the capitalised words are related to each other.

11. SCALES: JUSTICE: :

(1) weights: measures

(2) laws: courts

(3) torch : liberty

(4) launch: peace

12. HOBBLE: WALK: :

(1) gallop: run

(2) stammer: speak

(3) stumble: fall

(4) sniff: smell

13. FRAYED: FABRIC: :

(1) watered: lawn

(2) renovated: building

(3) thawed: ice

(4) worn : nerves

14. YOLK: EGG: :

(1) rind.: melon

(2) nucleus: cell

(3) stalk: com

(4) web : spider

15. BAMBOO: SHOOT: :

(1) bean: sprout

(2) pepper : com

(3) oak: tree

(4) holly: sprig

Directions (l26- 130) : For each of the following capitalized words. four words or phrases are given of which only one is synonymou with the given word. Select the synonym.

16. DEFER

(1) respect

(2) dislike

(3) postpone

(4) disrespect

17. DUBIOUS

(1) clear

(2) undoubtedly

(3) hesitant

(4) pmproper

18. COARSE

(1) Impolite

(2) rough

(3) polished

(4) improper

19. PROXIMI1Y

(1) nearness

(2) aloofness

(3) completely

(4) nearly

20. ABSTAIN

(1) stay

(2) tempt

(3) refrain

(4) pardon

Directions (131- 135) : Fill in the blanks by selecting appropriate alternative.

21.1 met him only a week.....

(1) back

(2) past

(3) ago

(4) previous

22. Lovely asked me .

(1) why are you angry?

(2) why I am angry?

(3) why I was angry.

(4) why was Â‘I angry?

23. Even after repeated warnings. he, ........ to office on time.

(1) never come

(2) never comes

(3) is never coming

(4) have never come

24. He lold his wife that....from Gennany.

(1) he will like to visit France

(2) he was liking to visit France

(3) he would like to visil France

(4) he is liking to Visit France

25. Some people can.....even wilh murder.

(1) get on

(2) get out

(3) get off

(4) get away

Directions (136- 140) : Choose the correct antonym from the choicÂ¬es for each of the following capitalised words:

26. INDIFFERENT

(1) curious

(3) alike

(2) varied

(4) uniform

27. DISCREET

(1) wise

(3) prudent

(2) diplomatic

(4) careless

28. OBSOLETE

(1) free

(3) current

(2) . ancient

(4) cultured

29. RATIONAL

(1) sound

(3) judicious

(2) insane

(4) sensible

30. SCEPTICAL

(1) doubtful

(2) convinced

(3) questioning

(4) cynic