TALLENTEX Papers 2015 - Class 5th
1. Find the wrong term in following series.
4, 8, 13, 16, 20, 24
(1) 8
(2) 13
(3) 16
(4) 20
2. What direction will you face if you start facing west and make 1/4 of a
revolution clockwise?
(1) South
(2) North
(3) West
(4) East
3. If the first and last i.e. the first and the 26th letter of the English
alphabet are paired, the second and 25th, the third and the 24th and so on are
paired which of the following would be such a pair?
(1) EW
(2) BY
(3) FV
(4) BW
4. How many 3 digit numbers can be formed using digits 4, 5, 6 only once
(1) 5
(2) 6
(3) 3
(4) 4
5. In the following question, choose the pair of words that show the same
relationship as given in the above pair
Summer : Raining
(1) Monday : Sunday
(2) Summer : Winter
(3) December : January
(4) Licence : Driving
6. Letters of the word given below have been jumbled up. You are required
to construct the word. Each letter has been numbered. Choose the option which
gives the correct order of the letters as indicated by the numbers to form the
word.
T R I F U
1 2 3 4 5
(1) 3, 1, 2, 4, 5
(2) 4, 2,5, 3, 1
(3) 4, 3, 2, 1, 5
(4) 5, 3, 2, 1, 4
7. How many triangles are there in the following figure ?
(1) 6
(2) 10
(3) 11
(4) 12
8. In the following question, four words are given. Which of them will
come at the third position if all of them are arranged alphabetically as in a
dictionary ?
(1) Heaven
(2) Hillock
(3) Hawker
(4) Hilt
9. If in a certain language KINDLE is coded as ELDNIK, how is EXOTIC coded
in that code ?
(1) CXOTIE
(2) COXITE
(3) CITOXE
(4) EOXITC
10. A plane flying in North-West direction turns clockwise by an angle of
45°. In which direction is it flying now?
(1) North
(2) South
(3) West
(4) South-west
11. X is brother of Y. B is brother of A. A is mother of X. What is B of Y
?
(1) Aunt
(2) Niece
(3) Nephew
(4) Uncle
12. Find the missing character from amongst the given alternatives.
(1) 37
(2) 38
(3) 39
(4) 42
Direction : (Q.13 & Q.14) : P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting round
the circle and facing the centre
P is second to the right of T who is the neighbour of R and V.
S is not the neighbour of U.
V is the neighbour of U.
Q is not between S and W. W is between Q and S.
13. What is the position of S ?
(1) Between U and V
(2) Second to the right of P
(3) To the immediate right of P
(4) Data inadequate
14. Which two of the following are not immediate neighbours ?
(1) R and V
(2) U and V
(3) R and P
(4) Q and W
15. Find the value of
(1) 7
(2) 14
(3) 35
(4) 49
16. How many unit cubes are there in the figure ?
(1) 52
(2) 53
(3) 54
(4) 56
17. What should come next?
18. Which figure completes the second pair in the same way as the first
pair.
19. Group the following figures into three classes regarding common
properties amongst them.
(1) 4, 7, 9; 2, 5, 8; 1, 3, 6
(2) 4, 7, 9; 2, 5, 6; 1, 3, 8
(3) 1, 2, 3; 4, 5, 6; 7, 8, 9
(4) 1, 2, 3; 4, 7, 9; 5, 6, 8
20. In the following question, from amongst the figures marked (1), (2),
(3) and (4), select the one which satisfies the same condition of placement of
the dot as in the given figure (X)
21. In which of the following figures only pushing force is applied?
22. Work is always done when
(1) an object moves.
(2) a force moves an object.
(3) a force is exerted on an object.
(4) an object has mass.
23. An axe is an example of which type of simple machine?
(1) Screw
(2) Inclined plane
(3) Wedge
(4) Lever
24. A standard bottle opener is an example of which type of lever?
(1) Lever of the first order
(2) Lever of the second order
(3) Lever of the third order
(4) Lever of the fourth order
25. In the diagram below, which of these locations would enter the
night-time side of Earth next?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
26. The Great Red Spot is a planetary feature that has been observed for
hundreds of years. On which planet is the Great Red Spot?
(1) Venus
(2) Mars
(3) Neptune
(4) Jupiter
27. The illustration below shows a student approaching the door to a
building.
Which two simple machines are being used to enable the student to reach the
door?
(1) Inclined plane and pulley
(2) Lever and wheel-and-axle
(3) Pulley and lever
(4) Wheel-and-axle and inclined plane
28. Which among the following is the unit of force?
(1) Newton
(2) Dyne
(3) kg m/s^{2}
(4) All are units of force
29. The picture shows Raj pulling the car made of iron with a wand. Which
of these is probably inside the wand?
30. Alisha wants to build a machine for her technology class. To think of
ideas, she drew four sketches of moving parts for her machine. Which design will
work?
31. All stars appear to move from
(1) East to West
(2) West to East
(3) North to South
(4) South to North
32. Which among the following planets has no rings around it?
(1) Jupiter
(2) Saturn
(3) Uranus
(4) Mars
SECTION-B : CHEMISTRY
33. Substance from which metal is economically extracted is known as
(1) Mineral
(2) Ore
(3) Flux
(4) Slag
34. Soil can be conserved by
(1) Afforestation
(2) Terrace farming
(3) Bunds
(4) All the above
35. The origin point of an earthquake is called the
(1) Epicentre
(2) Crater
(3) Focus
(4) None of these
36. What is the full form of ‘NGO’?
(1) Non-Government Organisation.
(2) National Government Organisation
(3) National Growth Organisation
(4) New Great Organisation
37. Nonrenewable resources are natural resources that cannot be replaced
quickly by nature when they get used up. According to this definition, which of
these is a nonrenewable resource?
38. Diamond is formed at...........
(1) high temperature and high pressure
(2) high temperature and low pressure
(3) low temperature and high pressure
(4) low temperature and low pressure
39. The diagram below shows the effect of a river on an area over many
years.
Which process caused the valley to form?
(1) condensation
(2) deposition
(3) erosion
(4) evaporation
40. The size of crystals in igneous rock can be determined by how fast the
magma cools and solidifies. The faster the magma cools, the smaller the
crystals. Which sample of granite is formed from magma that is cooled and
solidified at the slowest rate?
41. The layers of this area do not line up. Which of the following could
have caused this ?
(1) Weathering
(2) Earthquakes
(3) Erosion
(4) Volcanoes
42. Carbon dioxide is produced during:
(1) Photosynthesis and inspiration
(2) Transpiration and combustion
(3) Burning and respiration
(4) Respiration and photosynthesis
43. Vermi - Composting involves the addition of
(1) Red-worm
(2) Chemicals
(3) Pesticides
(4) Wastes of plants only
SECTION-C : BIOLOGY
44. The main sources of vitamins and minerals are
(1) Pulses, meat and egg
(2) Oil, butter and ghee
(3) Fruits and green vegetables
(4) Potato, maize, wheat and rice
45. Respiratory pigment found in insects is
(1) Haemocyanin
(2) Haemoglobin
(3) Both 1 and 2
(4) Lymph
46. A person is suffering from Anaemia, the food recommended for recovery
of this disorder are
(1) Iodised salt & sea food
(2) Sea food and milk
(3) Butter, fish & meat
(4) Apple & Spinach
47. Which of the following disease is non communicable?
(i) Cholera
(ii) Typhoid
(iii) Diabetes
(iv) Chicken pox
(1) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(2) (iii) only
(3) (i) & (ii) only
(4) All of these
48. According to the feeding habits of sparrows i.e. crushing of seeds,
their beaks have been specialised as being
(1) Broad and notched
(2) Short & strong
(3) Sharp and hooked
(4) None of these
49. Pernicious anaemia, failure of erythrocytes to mature, is mainly due
to deficiency of
(1) Vitamin K
(2) Thiamine
(3) Vitamin C
(4) Cyanocobalamin
50. Which of these best defines communicable diseases?
(1) They can be cured.
(2) They are caused by bacteria.
(3) They are spread to others.
(4) They can spread only in winter.
51. The pictures below show the change in the fur of an arctic hare from
summer to winter. Fur in summer Fur in winter
Which of the following statements best describes how this change helps arctic
hares?
(1) It lowers their body temperature.
(2) It protects their eyes from sunlight.
(3) It helps them to move on slippery ice.
(4) It makes them less visible to predators.
52. John has diabetes.
Which of the following should he be careful about eating or drinking?
(1) Beef
(2) Eggs
(3) Milk
(4) Fruit juice
53. A polar bear is almost completely covered with white fur. The few
parts without fur include the foot pads on its large, clawed paws. The foot pads
are black and covered with many small bumps. The bumps help the polar bear to
(1) Conserve body heat
(2) Swim quickly in cold water
(3) Walk on ice without slipping
(4) Blend in with its surroundings
54. Observe the mouthpart of the insect in the illustration below and
determine how it would feed ?
(1) Cut plant tissues
(2) Siphon nectar
(3) Sponge up food
(4) Pierce skin and suck liquids
55. For immediate energy production in cells one should take
(1) Glucose
(2) Proteins
(3) Vitamin C
(4) Minerals
SECTION-D : MATHEMATICS
56. Find the perimeter of the following figure.
(1) 23 cm
(2) 25 cm
(3) 28 cm
(4) None of these
57. Which figure can be made using 3 matchsticks (without breaking the
sticks) ?
(1) Square
(2) Rectangle
(3) Triangle
(4) Circle
58. Which figure represents greater fraction by shaded part ?
(1) (i)
(2) (ii)
(3) both are equal
(4) None of these
59. Which point is interior to the angle in the following figure?
(1) P
(2) Q
(3) R
(4) Both P & Q
60. A pipe leaks 3.5 gallons of water each hour.
Which table represents the total amount of water leaked at the end of each
hour?
61. Find the perimeter of the following figure ABCD.
(1) 30 cm
(2) 36 cm
(3) 42 cm
(4) 24 cm
62. If two angles of a triangle are equal and third is unequal, then the
triangle is
(1) Isosceles triangle
(2) Equilateral triangle
(3) Scalene triangle
(4) None of these
63. Mrs. Joshi will put a fence around her rectangular garden.
• The length of the garden is 5 9 6 yards.
• The width of the garden is 1 5 4 yards.
How many yards of fencing does Mrs. Joshi need?
(1) 6 14 10
(2) 1 29 12
(3) 1 29 5
(4) 1 30 6
64. In which clock is the angle between the hour hand and the minute hand
less than 90°?
65. Solve
(1) 40.152
(2) 43.454
(3) 43.549
(4) 57.551
66. Which has greater area ?
(1) (i)
(2) (ii)
(3) Both are equal
(4) None of these
67. In a right angled triangle, one angle is 48^{o}. Then find the
remaining angle.
(1) 45^{o}
(2) 42^{o}
(3) 90^{o}
(4) Can’t be determined
68. Which pair of figures has the same fractional area shaded gray?
69. When an arm of an angle is extended then the measure of angle
(1) Doubles
(2) Triples
(3) Remains the same
(4) None of these
70.
(1) 3
(2) 2
(3) 2.999
(4) 2.991
71. The diagram below shows the dimensions of the patio in Mr. Hampshire's
backyard.
What is the area, in square feet, of the patio ?
(1) 20 square feet
(2) 35 square feet
(3) 40 square feet
(4) 55 square feet
72. Which point is inside triangle MPQ ?
(1) (2, 3)
(2) (3, 2)
(3) (3, 4)
(4) (4, 3)
73. Which of the following is a proper fraction ?
74. If ABC is a right angle, then DBE = ?
(1) 51°
(2) 52°
(3) 42°
(4) 55°
75. This grid is shaded gray to represent the cost of a muffin. What is
the cost of the muffin ?
(1) $0.43
(2) $0.46
(3) $0.58
(4) $0.78
76. A rectangular flower bed measuring 28 cm by 17 cm has path 4 cm wide
surrounding it. Find the area of the path
(1) 500 sq. cm
(2) 411 sq. cm
(3) 424 sq. cm
(4) 619 sq. cm
77. How many possible triangles are there in the diagram given here ?
(1) 6
(2) 7
(3) 8
(4) 9
78. Which is greater between 2 right angles and 180º ?
(1) 2 Right angles
(2) 180º
(3) Both are equal
(4) Cannot be compared
79. Saumya read one third of book on Monday, two fifth of the remaining
book on Tuesday, and still 60 pages were left to read. Find the total number of
pages she read on Monday and Tuesday.
(1) 90
(2) 50
(3) 40
(4) 60
80. If 4256 ÷ 25 = 170.24, then which of the following is correct ?
(1) 4.256 ÷ 2.5 = 0.17024
(2) 42.56 ÷ 25 = 17.024
(3) 42.56 ÷ 2.5 =0.17024
(4) 42.56 ÷ 2.5 = 17.024