NTSE Sample Questions : 2016 Uttar Pradesh State (LCT)

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NTSE Sample Questions : 2016 Uttar Pradesh State (LCT)

Directions (51 - 56): Read the following passage and answer the question that followTea is an evergreen shrub. The word ‘evergreen” means that old leaves remain on the shrub, while new once come out. There is no drying or falling of leaves as in the case of other trees and plants. In a wild state the plant grow to an enormous height ranging from twenty five to thirty feet. But under cultivation it is not allowed to grow higher than four or five feet. The growth upward is checked by pruning while this operation serves to increase the growth of leaves below. The leaves of plant are one to two inches in length. Their colour is green and shape is oval.

The tea plant grows best of all, in places where there is plenty of rain as well as sunshine. The cultivation was perhaps first made in china and hence, it is the real home of the plant. Now, however, it is abundantly grown in Japan, Sri Lanka, Assam and Darjeeling in India. Tea does not grow in cold countries. Hence, there are no tea plantation in Europe, though it is favorite beverage there

51. The world evergreen is
(1) Noun
(2) Verb
(3) Adverb
(4) Adjective

52. What is the opposite of the word enormous -
(1) huge
(2) giant
(3) tiny
(4) grand

53. At first tea is grown in
(1) India
(2) China 
(3) Sri lanka
(4) Japan
 

54. Operation serves to increase the growth of the plant below is called
(1) Cutting
(2) Trimming
(3) Pruning
(4) Sowing
 

55. How high can a tea - plant grow in natural conditions
(1) up to thirty feet
(2) up to fifty feet
(3) up to four feet
(4) up to five feet
 

56. The tea plant grows in places where there is plenty of
(1) rain
(2) sunshine
(3) rain as well as sunshine
(4) cold

Direction: (for question nos. 57 - 58): The following five sentences come from a paragraph. The first and last sentences are given; choose the order in which the three sentences (PQR) should appear to complete the graph.

57. S1. Thomas Alva Edison was born in America.
S2._______
S3. _______
S4. _______
S5. In 1929 the golden jubille of the invention of the electric bulb was celebrated in a grand manner.
The President of the U.S.A. received him and honoured him.
P. On 4th September, 1882 for the first time New York shone in the brightness of electric light.
Q. He succeeded in making an electric bulb in 1879 after nearly one thousand and two hundred experiments.
R. On New year’s Day, 1880 he and his workers put up electric light at his laboratory.
Choose from the options below
(1) PQR
(2) QRP
(3) RQP
(4) PRQ
 

58. S1. Father where are you going, shyam?
S2._______
S3. _______
S4. _______
S5. Father when will you be back from Rahul’s house?
P. Shyam - Yes, Dad I have.
Q. Father - Have you finised your work.
R. Shyam - I am going to Rahul’s houses, Dad.
Choose from the options below
(1) PQR
(2) QRP
(3) PRQ
(4) RQP

Direction: (for question nos. 59 - 60) the following question have the second sentence missing. Choose the appropriate sentence from the given option to complete it.
59. 1. A well dressed young man entered a big textile shop one evening.
2. _______
3. Who though him rich and likely to make heavy purchases.
Choose from the option below
(1) He was shown the superior variety of sarees.
(2) Where ready-made goods were being sold
(3) He was able to draw attention of the salesman.
(4) But after casually examining them.

60. 1. I am sure that he has recovered from his illness -
2. _______
3. us to the picnic spot.
Choose from the options below
(1) and that he will be accompanied
(2) and that he will accompany
(3) but he will accompany
(4) although he will accompany

Directions (61 - 70): Read the passage and fill in the blanks with suitable options given below We arrived 61 Delhi 62 9 pm. sharp to catch the train 63 Bhopal. The first thing we learnt 64 our arrival was that our train was late only 65 two hours! We were carrying 66 our own two small suitcases, a laptop and a heavy carton full 67 printed material to be distributed 68 the workshop. The coolie deposited us 69 the first class waiting room and promised to come 70 the arrival of the train. 
61. (1) on 
(2) at
(3) in
(4) to
 

62. (1) at
(2) by
(3) on
(4) to
 

63. (1) from
(2) for
(3) on
(4) to

64. (1) by
(2) on
(3) with
(4) at

65. (1) by
(2) with
(3) for
(4) since
 

66. (1) beside
(2) besides
(3) with
(4) on
 

67. (1) on
(2) off
(3) in
(4) of

68. (1) in
(2) at
(3) on
(4) for

69. (1) in
(2) under
(3) outside
(4) inside

70. (1) after
(2) before
(3) on
(4) by
 

Directions (71 - 75): Choose the most appropriate word which fills the blanks from the four options given below

71. Soft minded individuals are __________to embrace all kinds of superstitions.
(1) eager
(2) reluctant
(3) prone
(4) disposed
 

72. A light breeze ________ the forest fire and made it more dangerous.
(1) lit
(2) fanned
(3) ignited
(4) blew
 

73. The city of Delhi was __________ by thousands of multi-coloured lights at night on independence day.
(1) decorated
(2) garnished
(3) illuminated
(4) brightened

74. The doctor __________ the young man to give up smoking.
(1) ordered
(2) advised
(3) allowed 
(4) suggested
 

75. The accused ___________ to the judge for mercy.
(1) applied
(2) asked
(3) demanded
(4) appealed
 

Directions (76 - 79): Select the word means the opposite of the given word

76. Modest
(1) simple
(2) timid
(3) arrogant
(4) civilized
 

77. Tremendous
(1) minute
(2) massive
(3) mega
(4) mighty
 

78. Urban
(1) villager
(2) local
(3) refined
(4) rural
 

79. Transparent
(1) opaque
(2) coloured
(3) childlike
(4) imminent
 

Directions (80 - 89): In the following passage there are some numbered blanks, Fill in the blanks by selecting the most appropriate word from the options given below Books are by far the 80 lasting product of 81 efforts. Temple crumbled into ruin, statues decay, but books 82. Time does not destroy the 83 thoughts which are as fresh today as 84 they first passed through the 85 mind. Books introduce us into the best society. A man with money and 86 books is a poor man. Money spent on book is never 87. It is a 88 to read good books. Thus man gains both efficiency and 89. 

80. (1) much
(2) some
(3) many
(4) most
 

81. (1) person
(2) human
(3) people
(4) man
 

82. (1) continue
(2) survive
(3) alive
(4) destroy
 

83. (1) great
(2) better
(3) best
(4) pure
 

84. (1) how
(2) whenever
(3) where
(4) when
 

85. (1) poet’s
(2) author’s
(3) narrator’s
(4) dramatist’s
 

86. (1) some
(2) few
(3) without
(4) with
 

87. (1) recovered
(2) wasted
(3) justified
(4) withdrawn
 

88. (1) pleasure
(2) addiction
(3) blessing
(4) obsession
 

89. (1) Power
(2) ability
(3) wisdom
(4) literary
 

Directions (90 - 94): Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks from the given alternative.

90. It is an old machine, it may ……… any moment.
(1) break up
(2) break down
(3) break out
(4) break into

91. An employment advertisement should ………….. the number of vacancies.
(1) provide
(2) specify
(3) contain 
(4) declare

92. The next plane for London will ………… at 5 O’clock in the evening.
(1) take off
(2) take in
(3) take after
(4) take down
 

93. When you reach Mussoorie, it ……… snowing there.
(1) was
(2) is
(3) shall be
(4) will be
 

94. While strolling on Janpath, I chanced to meet ………. European.
(1) an
(2) the
(3) a 
(4) one
 

Directions (95 - 98): Select the meaning of the given pharses/idioms

95. Blow one’s own trumpet
(1) to feel happy
(2) to create music
(3) to praise someone
(4) to praise one self
 

96. Pick holes in
(1) to cut
(2) to quarrel
(3) to find fault
(4) to destroy
 

97. A white Elephant
(1) A costly but useless thing
(2) A costly but useful thing
(3) A costly thing
(4) An elephant with white skin
 

98. Hold up
(1) to raise
(2) delay
(3) distribute
(4) difficulties

Directions (99 - 100): Choose the correct option

99. One who looks at the bright side of things
(1) pessimist
(2) feminist
(3) optimist
(4) fatalist
 

100. A person who is unable to pay debts
(1) bachelor
(2) bankrupt
(3) absconder
(4) atheist

Answer :

51. 4 52. 3  53. 2 54. 3  55. 4 56. 3  57. 2  58. 4  59. 3  60. 2  61. 2  62. 1  63. 4  64. 4 65. 1  66. 2 67. 4  68. 2 69. 1  70. 2 71. 3  72. 2 73. 3  74. 2  75. 4 76. 3  77. 1  78. 4  79. 1  80. 4  81. 2  82. 2  83. 1  84. 4  85. 2  86. 3  87. 2 88. 1  89. 3  90. 2  91. 2 92. 1  93. 4 94. 3 95. 4 96. 3 97. 1  98. 2 99. 3 100. 2
 

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