NTSE Sample Questions : 2016 Bihar State (LCT)

NTSE Sample Questions : 2016 Bihar State (LCT)

Question 1-5 : Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow.
Alexander Pope was a great English Poet. He belonged to the Augustan Age of English Poetry. He wrote classical poems. He loved to live in solitude. His purpose of life was unique. He hated sociability and friendship. Nothing could give him pleasure than his feeling of independence in respect of the fulfilment of his basic needs. To him, a truly happy man is he who does not have to depend on others for anything. Such a man gets food from the piece of land he inherited, milk from his own herds  and fire and shade from his own trees. He enjoys the company of solitude only. He gets plenty of time for work and rest. The poet wanted to live unseen and unknown. He also desired to pass away from the world unnoticed and unlamented.

1. Alexander Pope was :
(1) a great Greek poet
(2) a great French poet
(3) a great English poet
(4) a great Urdu poet

2. He belonged to :
(1) The Elizabethan Age
(2) The Romantic Age
(3) The Victorian Age
(4) The Augustan Age

3. He loved to live :
(1) in crowd
(2) at workplace
(3) in solitude
(4) at playground

4. He hated :
(1) dishonesty
(2) violence
(3) sociability
(4) dirty places

5. Pass away means
(1) go off
(2) reject.
(3) die
(4) take no notice

Question 6–10 : Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow. 
Once there lived a rich merchant in Baghdad. He had two servants. They were hard - working. So, the merchant liked them very much. One fine morning the merchant opened his safe and found his gold necklace missing. He enquired of the servants about the gold necklace. They denied and expressed their ignorance about it. The merchant was not satisfied and took them to the quazi and put the matter before him. The quazi was a very wise and sensible man. He thought of a plan to find out the  thief. He told them, "Look I am giving you both a bamboo stick. They are of equal size. Take them and bring them back tomorrow. The thief's stick will grow two inches in length in the night. At home, one of the servants cut off the bamboo stick by two inches thinking that by tomorrow the stick would be of the same size.The next morning  both the servants appeared before the quazi. One of the servants' stick was found shorter. The quazi caught hold of the servant and declared that he was the thief.

6. The merchant had:
(1) three servants
(2) two servants
(3) four servants
(4) several servants

7. The quazi was a very :
(1) wise man
(2) foolish man
(3) wicked man
(4) cunning man


8. the necklace was made of:
(1) silver
(2) platinum
(3) gold
(4) copper

9. The merchant took the servants to :
(1) the police station
(2) the court
(3) the quazi
(4) the sarpanch

10. One servant cut off the stick by :
(1) one inch
(2) three inches
(3) two inches
(4) four inches

Question 11-12: The following five sentences come from a paragraph. The first and the last sentences are given. Choose the order in which the three sentences P, Q and R should appear to complete the paragraph.

11. S1 Gold glitters and attracts every one
S2……………………………………………………………….
S3……………………………………………………………….
S4……………………………………………………………….
S5 So, all that glitters is not gold
P. Similarly, there are persons who appear as gentlemen, but really they are ignoble persons, active
in anti-social activities.
Q. Brass also glitters, but is not gold
R. Thus in many cases appearances are deceptive

Choose fro he options given below:
(1) PQR
(2) QRP
(3) RPQ
(4) QPR

12. Si Discipline is a training of the mind and character to produce self-control and habits of obedience.
S2……………………………………………………………….
S3……………………………………………………………….
S4……………………………………………………………….
S5 If there is no discipline, there will be disorder and anarchy everywhee.
P. It is essential in every walk of life.
Q. Without it a person cannot develop his personality.
R. Whether it is a class-room, or sports, it is inevitable.

Choose from the options given :
(1) PQR
(2) QRP
(3) PRQ
(4) RQP

Question 13-22 : Choose the word which best fills the blank in the sentences from the four options given :

13. Bread is made in………………….
(1) a factory
(2) a brewery
(3) a bakery
(4) a printing press

14. Soldiers live in………………..
(1) a prison
(2) a cottage
(3) barracks
(4) a palace

15. One who gives message is called :
(1) a commander
(2) a messenger
(3) a soldier
(4) a peon

16. The tool with a heavy metal head is called:
(1) an axe
(2) a hammer
(3) a saw
(4) a zax

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