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SYLLABUS OF PA EXAM (DIRECT RECRUITMENT)2012 and PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION

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SYLLABUS OF PA EXAM (DIRECT RECRUITMENT)2012

Paper I

Part 'A'
25 Questions on General Knowledge - Questions on current events, sports, history, geography, basic economics, general polity, Indian Constitution, science environment etc. - 25 Marks

Part 'B'
25  Questions on Mathematics of matriculation standard which may cover
number system, simplification, decimals, corrections, simple and
compound interest, per  centage, average, profit  &  loss, discount,
menstruation, time & work and time & distance etc. - 25 Marks

Part "C"
25  Questions on English covering grammar (prepositions, adverbs,
conjunction,direct/ indirect speech, singular  &  plural, tenses,
antonyms/synonyms etc - 25 Marks

Part “D" 
25 Questions on Reasoning and analytical Ability - 25 Marks.


Paper II

Computer/ Typing Test (Paper-II): The Typing Test shall be for a duration of 30 minutes (15 minutes each for Typewriting and data entry) consisting of one passage of 450 words in English or 375 words in Hindi to be typed with a minimum speed of 30/25 words per minute respectively & Data entry of some figures and letters each carrying equal marks on Computers. The typing test and test of data entry operations will be conducted on Computer key board but not on type writer.

 PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION

 Previous Year Paper for Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant 2010 batch

1. The JATAKA Tales were composed in the ancient language of _______?
A) Sanskrit B) brahmi C)greek D)pali

2. Who is the head of Indian state?
A) prime minister B) president C)speaker D)vice president

3. When was constitution of Indian adopted by constituent assembly?
A)26th nov 1949 B)26th Jan 1950 C) 15th aug 1947 D)30th jan 1948

4. Which countries participate in common wealth games?
A) all countries of the world B)countries which were colonies of british empire C)asia pacific Region countries D)under developed countries

5. Viswanathan anand is associated with which game?

A)snooker B) billiards C)chess D)ice hockey
6. HTTP stand for

A)hypo test transfer protocol B)hyper text transfer protocol C)hyper test transfer proxy D)none of these
7. Polio disease is spread by

A)parasite B)bacteria C)virus D)protozoa
8. Phylloquinone is chemical name of

A)vitamin A B)vitaminC C)vitamin K D)vitamin D
9. The best parliamentarian award for 2009 has been conferred on

A)hema malini B)jaipal reddy C)m m josi D)manmohan singh
10. Lothal had a structure which, according to some archaeologists, was a

A)citadel B)dockyard C)public building D)great tank
11. Liquefied petroleum gas(LPG)consist of

A)butane and propane B)ethane and hexane C) ethane and nonane D)butane and nonane
12. The hobby of collecting stamps is called as

A)philanthropy B)numismatics C)philately D)philology
13.the new rupee symbol is a combination of English and ______ scripts

A)devanagari B)tamil C)telugu D)Gurumukhi
14. The Nobel peace prize for 2009 was awarded to

A)barack obama B)bill Clinton C)Mikhail gorbachev D)nicholas sarkory
15. Who among the following was the author of “RAJTHARANGINI”, commonly regarded as the first genuine history of India written by an Indian?

A) Banbhatta B) ravikirti C) pushpadanta D) kalhana
16. Twitter, facebook n, and orkut are examples of_____ websites
A) E-mail B) social networking C) search engines D) internet telephony

17. H1N1 virus causes which of the following diseases?
A) Swine flu B) chickungunya C) dengue D) avian flu

18. Biological pigment that determines skin colour in humans is called
A) Protein B) melanin C) vitamin D) toxin

19. Which dance form originated from Kerala?
A) Odissi B) katak C) kuchipudi D) kathakali

20. Nathu la is located in the Himalayas. La means
A) Glacier B) pass C) hillock D) crevasse

21. a train 350 mts long is moving at a speed of 32kmph. It will cross a man coming from the opposite direction at a speed 3 kmph in
A) 28 sec B) 24 sec C) 36 sec D) 32 sec

22. .45/.005+.2*50=?
A) 10 B) 90 C) 100 D) 90.1

23. The age of the father is 5 times of the son. After 20 yrs father age is 40. Then what will be the age of the son?
A) 20 B) 22 C) 21 D) 24

24. a candidate appearing for an examination has to secure 40% marks to pass paper 1. But he secured only 40 marks and failed by 20 marks. What is the max mark for paper 1?
A) 100 B) 200 C ) 150 D)180

25. 6 times of an unknown no is 13 less than 55. The unknown no
A) 10 B) 7 C) 11 D) 5

26. A sports dealer bought 2000 hockey sticks for Rs.350each. 10% of them were found to be defective and unfit to be sold. At what price should he sell the remaining stick to get a overall profit of 8%?
A) 360 B) 400 C) 420 D) 450

27. The population of a colony of ants increases by 20% every day. If one Monday the population is 3000 on which day of the week is it 5184?
A) Wednesday B) Tuesday C) Thursday D) Friday

28. Three runners’ ajay, bharath and charan run a race with ajay finishing 20mts ahead of bharath and 34 mts ahead of charan, while bharath finishes 21 mts ahead of charan. Each runner travels the entire distance at a constant speed. What was the length of the race?
A) 40MTS b) 50MTS c) 60MTS d) 70 MTS

29. If 20men assemble 8 machines in a day how many men are needed to assemble 12 machines in a day?
A) 40 B) 20 C) 30 D) 42

30. Find the area in square mts if the perimeter of football field which is 120m long is 400 mts
A) 6500sq. m B) 9600sq.m C) 6800sq.m D) 4800sq.m

31. At the end of the dinner party all the 8 persons present at the dinner party shake hands with each other once. How many handshakes will be there in all?
A) 8 B) 16 C)28 D)64

32. Select the correct alternative from the given choices
BDFH, CBID, DZLZ, EXOV,_________
A) FVRS B) FVQR C) FVRR D)FVSR

33. Fill in the blank
8, 40, 20, 100, 50,_______,125
A) 225 B) 250 C) 200 D) 150

34. If the digits in the no. 86435192 r arranged in ascending order, what will b the diff b/t the digits which r second from the right and 4th from the left in the new arrangement?
A) 1 B) 2 C) 4 D)3

35. 3 of the following 4 are the alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the 1 that does not belong to that group?
A) 145 B) 325 C) 257 D) 399

36. In a certain code language, if the word ‘sector’ is coded as ‘CESROT’ then how will your code the word “OPPOSITION”?
A) SOPPONOITI B) NOITISOPPO C ) SOPOPNOITI D)SOPPONTIT

37. If 30th June, 1989 was a Friday, then what day of the week was 17th Sep, 1993?
A) WEDNESDAY B) THRUSDAY C) FRIDAY D) SATURDAY

38. Complete the series?
18, 27,6,9,2,3_____
A) 1 B) 2/3 C) 1/3 D) 1/2

39. My school is to the east of my house. My father’s office is to the south-west of my school. A park is to the south of my school. Towards which direction is my house located with re3spect to the park?
A) East B) north-west C) south-west D) south

40. Which one is different from others?
A) Calf B) colt C) cat D) puppy

41. “.A speech delivered without any pervious preparation” can be expressed in one word only put of the following?

A) Extempore B) Maiden C) Spinster D) Empiric

42. The garden is very dry today. Fetch me a _______ of water
A) Pale B) pail C) pile D) pill

43. Please, may I have _____oranges?
A) A few B) some C) little D) less

44. Delhi is ____ than Nagpur.
A) More bigger B) so bigger C) very bigger D) much bigger

45. Use proper conjunction in the sentence given below:
“GIVE ME ____ poverty ______riches.”
A) is/was B) nor/neither C) neither/nor D ) here/there

46. We need to ______our appointment
A) Reconnect B) reschedule C) reorganize D) regret

47. SCEPTICAL is exactly opposite to
A) Convinced B) doubtful C) questioning D) cynic

48. Choose wrongly spelt word
A) Relevent B) poignant C) prevalent D) malignant

49. A person who hates the institution of marriage
A) Misologist B) misogamist C) misogynist D) philogynist

50. We have been friends for ages. I ________ her since we were children.
A) Am knowing B) are known C) have known D)is known
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