### POSTMAN/LGO EXAM MODEL PAPER-2012

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PAPER- 1

Instructions to Candidates

1. Answer All the Questions in 60 Minutes

2. Each question Carries “2” Marks

3. Round off the appropriate choice in OMR sheet

PART-A (General English)

Directions: -1-2: A word has been written in four different ways, out of which only one is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word

1. 1) Resteurant 2) Restaurant 3) Resterant 4) Resteurent

2. 1) Sacer 2) Sauser 3) Saser 4) Saucer

Directions: - 3-4: Identify the silent letters in the following questions

3. Pneumonia

1) P 2) U 3) M 4) I

4. Taught

1) U 2) A 3) G 4) H

Directions: 5-7: Fill in the blanks with appropriate Verbs

5. It is quite dark here. Lease________ the light

1) Put 2) Burn 3) Switch 4) Switch on

6. Dr. Srinivas______ practicing Medicine since 1985

1) is 2) has been 3) had been 4) shell be

7. It is time for the shop to________ up

1) shut 2) be shut 3) being shut 4) have shut

Directions: 8-9: Fill in the blanks with appropriate Plurals

8. The ___ rooms are upstairs.

1) children's 2) childs 3)children 4) childrens’

9. That is my ___ umbrella.

1) Fathers 2) father's 3) father 4) fathers'

10. When you write a letter where do you write the “Salutation”

1) At the right hand side of the top of the page

2) In the centre of the page

3) Left hand side of the Paper

4) At the end of the letter

11. Where do you write your address in a letter?

1) Left hand side of the page

2) Right hand side of the top of the page

3) Right hand side below the page

4) At the end of the letter

12. Supply the correct past tense of the verb in bracket

After she ______ (hear) the news, she hurried to see her friend

1) Hearing 2) hears 3) heard 4) none

Directions:-13-14. Fill in the blanks with appropriate Articles

13. The boys played ____ basketball yesterday afternoon

1) a 2) an 3) the 4) none

14. ___ ant is __ insect.

1) an - a 2) an - an 3) the-a 4) none

Directions:-15-16. Fill in the blanks with appropriate Prepositions

15. I looked this word ___ in the dictionary, but I still don't understand it.

1) from 2) on 3) up 4) over

16. Have you read the article _____ Time magazine ____ Google?

1) on - on 2) to -on 3) in - on 4) from - on

Directions: 17-18:- Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters.

17. FRUITLESS

1. Useless 2. Futile 3.Purposeful 4.Profitable

18. AWARE

1. Uncertain 2.Ignorant 3.Sure 4. Doubtful

Directions: 19-20 choose the word that is most nearly same meaning to the word in capital letters.

19. ALERT

1. Energetic 2.Observant 3.Intelligent 4.Watchful

20. NEUTRAL

1. Unbiased 2.Non-aligned 3.Undecided 4.Indifferent

PART-B (Arithmetic)

21. A number when divided by 114 leaves the reminder 21. If the same number is divided by 19 the remainder will be

(1) 1 (2) 2 (3) 7 (4) 21

22. The sum of two numbers is 216 and their HCF is 27. The numbers are

1) 27, 189 (2) 81,189 (3) 108, 108 (4) 154, 167

23. Which of the following fraction is the largest?

(1) 7/8 (2) 13/16 (3) 31/40 (4) 63/80

24. 0.002 x 0.5 =?

1) 0.0001 (2) 0.001 (3) 0.01 (4) 0.1

24. The greatest four digit perfect square number is

1) 9000 (2) 9801 (3) 9900 (4) 9981

25. The least number to be subtracted from 1000 to get a number exactly divisible by 17

1) 7 (2) 13 (3) 14 (4) 17

26. If a : b= 2 : 5 then 3a +4b : 4a +5b =

1) 1:5 (2) 12:40 (3) 8:7 (4) 26:33

27. The Percentage of 8 in 96 is

1) 8 (2)25/3 (3) 25/2 (4) 16

28. 52. If A : B= 3 : 4 and B:C = 5 : 6 then A : C = equal to

1) 1:2 (2) 2:5 (3) 5:8 (4) 7:11

29. Three numbers are in the ratio 4:5:6, and their average is 25. The largest number is

1) 30 (2) 32 (3) 36 (4) 42

30. The average weight of 16 boys in a class room is 50.25 Kgs and that of the remaining 8 boys is 45.15 Kgs. Find the average weight of all the boys’ class room

1) 47.55 Kgs (2) 48 Kgs (3) 48.55Kgs (4) 49.25 Kgs

31. A, B and C start a business with investments 6000, 7000, 8000 respectively. The profit at the end of the year is Rs 3150/-. The share of the B in the profit

1) 900 (2) 1050 (3) 1200 (4)1000

32. The total monthly salary of 4 men 2 women is Rs 46000. If a women earns Rs 500/-more than a man, what is monthly salary of a women

1) 6500 (2) 7500 (3) 8000 (4) 9000

33. Rs 540 are to be distributed among Nisha, Lata, Prabha in the ratio 2:3:4, Nisha will get Rs.

1) 125 (2) 120 (3) 180 (4) 240

34. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years his age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of the son is

1) 14 (2) 18 (3) 20 (4) 22

35. In a factory 40% of the employees are from Telangana and 10 % of them are from Medak. What Percent of the total employees are from Medak

1) 50 (2) 30 (3) 10 (4) 4

36. A and B cum do a piece of work in 6 days and A alone can do it in 9 days. In how many days B alone can do it

1) 12 (2) 14 (3) 16 (4) 18

37. A watch is sold for Rs 1050 at a loss of 10%. The cost price of the watch is

1) 1125 (2) 1200 (3) 1188 (4) 972

38. Rs 800 at 5% per annum compound interest will amount to 882 in

1) 1 yr ( 2) 2 yrs (3) 3yrs (4) 4 yrs

39. A sum becomes 3 times in 3 years in compound interest. How many times it will become in 9 years

1) 9 times (2) 18 times (3) 27 times (4) 36 times

40. A sum becomes Rs. 6600 in 4 years at % of Simple interest. Find the sum

1) 6000 (2) 5500 (3) 5000 (4) 6500

41. By selling an article for Rs 110, a man losses 12%. For how much should he sell to gain 8 %

1) 135 (2) 130 (3) 140 (4) 145

42. A man sold 2 watches for Rs 90/- each. On one watch he gained 10% and on the other he lost 10%. Find the percentage of gain or loss

1) 1% (2) 3% (3) 2% (4) 4 %

43. A trader fixes the price of his goods 40% above the cost and then allows a discount of 25%. His profit is

1) 15% (2) 10% (3) 5% (4) 2o%

44. A and B cum do a piece of work in 6 days and A alone can do it in 9 days. In how many days B alone can do it

1) 12 (2) 14 (3) 16 (4) 18

45. 25 meters per second = ---------- Km per hour

1) 72 (2) 90 (3) 54 (4) 108

Directions: 46-50 :- To answer the questions, study the following chart and answer the questions that follow.

% of marks secured % Students

90% to 100% 3%

80% to90% 7%

70 % to 80% 15%

60% to 70% 22%

50% t 60% 33%

40% to 50% 15%

Less than 40% 5%

46. If the total no. Of students who took the exam was 800. How many secured above 70 %

1) 120 (2) 200 (3) 60 (4) 100

47. How many secured 50% or less, if the total number of the students was 800

1) 160 (2) 120 (3) 150 (4) 40

48. If the 12 students secured between 90% or more, what was the total number of students who took the exam

1) 500 (2) 400 (3) 800 (4) 600

49. If 75 students secured between 70 and 80% how many secured between 60 and 70%

1) 110 (2) 66 (3) 220 (4) 115

50. If total number of students who took the test was 600, how many secured between 80 and 90%

1) 350 (2) 450 (3)320 (4) 420

Answers:-

1.--2, 2.—4, 3.—1, 4.—3, 5—4, 6-- 2, 7—2, 8—1, 9—2, 10—3, 11—2, 12—3, 13--4, 14--2 , 15-3

16—3, 17—4, 18—2, 19—4, 20—1, 21—2, 22—1, 23—1, 24—2, 25—3, 26—4, 27—2, 28—3,

29-1, 30—3, 31—2, 32—3, 33—2, 34—4, 35—4, 36—4, 37—2, 38—2, 39—3, 40—3, 41—1,

42—1, 43--3, 44—4, 45--2 , 46—1, 47—1, 48—2, 49—1, 50--4