RRB SOLVED QUESTION PAPERS

EASTERN REGIONAL COUNCIL

1. In what time, at 10% simple interest will a sum of money treble itself?

(1) 10 years

(2) 15 years

(3) 20 years

(4) 25 years

Ans: (3) 20 years

2. If a boy goes to school at 6 km/hr and returns home at 4 km/hr, find his average speed.

(1) 5 km/hr

(2) 5.2 km/hr

(3) 5.5 km/hr

(4) 4.8 km/hr

Ans: (4) 4.8 km/hr

3. A father is thirty times older than his son. However, 18 years letter, he will be only thrice as old as his son. What is the father’s present age?

(1) 20 years

(2) 60 years

(3) 25 years

(4) 40 years

Ans: (4) 40 years

4. The Price of cooking oil is increased by 25%. By what percent a family should reduce the consumption of cooking oil so as not to increase the expenditure on this account?

(1) 20

(2) 25

(3) 18

(4) 16

Ans: (1) 20

5. A merchant has 100 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 7% profit and rest at 17% profit. He gains 10% as a whole. Find how much is sold at 7% profit.

(1) 70 kg

(2) 30 kg

(3) 50 kg

(4) 10 kg

Ans: (1) 70 kg

6. If p : q – 7 : 9 and q : r = 15 : 7, then p : r is –

(1) 3 : 5

(2) 5 : 3

(3) 7 : 15

(4) 7 : 21

Ans: (2) 5 : 3

7. When the price of oranges is reduced by 20%, it enables a man to buy 20 more oranges for Rs. 120. The original price per orange is –

(1) Rs. 1.50

(2) Rs. 1.20

(3) Rs. 1.60

(4) Rs. 1.80

Ans: (1) Rs. 1.50

8. In a particular type of fertilizer, the ratio of two chemicals R and T is 2 : 5. In 21 kg of this fertilizer, if 3 kg of R is added, the ratio of R and T in the new fertilizers will be –

(1) 1 : 1

(2) 2 : 3

(3) 3 : 5

(4) 4 : 5

Ans: (3) 3 : 5

9. In a 100 m race, Kamal defeats Bimal by 5 seconds. If the speed of Kamal is 18 km/hr, then the speed of Bimal is –

(1) 15.4 km/hr

(2) 14.5 km/hr

(3) 14.4 km/hr

(4) 14 km/hr

Ans: (3) 14.4 km/hr

10. The mean proportional of 4 and 64 is –

(1) 16

(2) 34

(3)

(4) 60

Ans: (1) 16

11. The least number of soldiers that can be arranged in 12, 15 and 18 having equal number of soldiers and can also be arranged in a solid square is –

(1) 180

(2) 450

(3) 900

(4) 32400

Ans: (4) 32400

12. 100 litres of a mixture contains 10% water and the rest milk. The amount of water that must be added so that the resulting mixture contains only 50% milk is –

(1) 70 litres

(2) 72 litres

(3) 78 litres

(4) 80 litres

Ans: (4) 80 litres

13. A woman has a certain number of mangoes, of which 13% are bad. She gives 75% of the remainder to charity, and then has 261 left. How many mangoes did she have at first?

(1) 1300

(2) 1250

(3) 1200

(4) 610

Ans: (3) 1200

14. A box contains one-rupee, fifty paise and twenty five paise coins. The total number of coins is 378. The ratio of values of the above coins is 13 : 11 : 7. Find the number of fifty paise coins.

(1) 78

(2) 164

(3) 168

(4) 132

Ans: (4) 132

15. Two numbers are in the ratio 6 : 13. If their LCM is 468, then their HCF is –

(1) 12

(2) 8

(3) 6

(4) 4

Ans: (3) 6

16. A pipe can fill a cistern in 12 hours and another pipe can empty completely filled cistern in 18 hours. If both the pipes are opened together, the cistern will be filed in –

(1) 30 hours

(2) 36 hours

(3) 40 hours

(4) 44 hours

Ans: (2) 36 hours

17. The average age of a group of men is increased by 5 years when a person aged 18 years is replaced by a new person aged 38 years. How many men are there in the group?

(1) 3

(2) 4

(3) 5

(4) 6

Ans: (2) 4

18. The ratio of two numbers is 10 : 7 and their difference is 105. The sum of the numbers is –

(1) 595

(2) 805

(3) 1190

(4) 1610

Ans: (1) 595

19. A train 110 metres long passes a telegraph pole in 3 seconds. How long it will take to cross a railway platform 165 metres long?

(1) 4 seconds

(2) 15 seconds

(3) 10 seconds

(4) Seconds

Ans: (4) seconds

20. If 16 horses or 12 oxen consume 14.4 quintals of oats in 30 days, how many quintals will 4 horses and 2 oxen consume in 5 days?

(1) 1 quintal

(2) 2 quintals

(3) 3 quintals

(4) 4 quintals

Ans: (1) 1 quintal

21. C is the wife of B, E is the son of C. A is the brother of B and father of D. What is the relationship of E to D?

(1) Mother

(2) Brother

(3) Sister

(4) Cousin

Ans: (4) Cousin

22. ZCBA, YFED, XIGH ?

(1) WLKM

(2) WJKL

(3) WKLJ

(4) WLKJ

Ans: (4) WLKJ

23. A/4, D/9, H/15, M/22, ?

(1) R/30

(2) S/30

(3) Q/31

(4) Q/30

Ans: (2) S/30

24. DWEV, FUGT, HSIR, ?

(1) JKQP

(2) JPQK

(3) JQKP

(4) JPKQ

Ans: (3) JQKP

25. D/5, G/9, J/14, M/20, ?

(1) Q/26

(2) O/26

(3) Q/27

(4) P/27

Ans: (4) P/27

Directions (26-30): Select the related letters/words/number from the given alternatives.

26. Framework : House : : Skeleton : ?

(1) Ribs

(2) Skull

(3) Body

(4) Grace

Ans: (3) Body

27. DE : 10 : HI : ?

(1) 17

(2) 20

(3) 36

(4) 46

Ans: (3) 36

28. MAT : NOW : : APE : ?

(1) CRH

(2) BRH

(3) BSG

(4) BSH

Ans: (2) BRH

29. Smile : Laugh : : ? : Hot

(1) Heat

(2) Sweet

(3) Fire

(4) Warm

Ans: (3) Fire

30. 50 : 65 : : 101 : ?

(1) 12

(2) 117

(3) 122

(4) 145

Ans: (3) 122

31. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place in the year –

(1) 1908

(2) 1912

(3) 1919

(4) 1920

Ans: (3) 1919

32. ‘Brihatsamhita’ was written by –

(1) Aryabhatta

(2) Paninini

(3) Varahamihira

(4) Bhaskaracharya

Ans: (3) Varahamihira

33. Greatest ruler of Vijaayanagar empire was –

(1) Deva Raya I

(2) Deva Raya II

(3) Virupakshya

(4) Krishnadeva Raya

Ans: (3) Krishnadeva Raya

34. Mahar Movement was initiated by –

(1) Jyotiba Phule

(2) Narayan Guru

(3) Atmaram Pandurang

(4) B.R. Ambedkar

Ans: (4) B.R. Ambedkar

35. Young Bengal Movement was initiated by –

(1) Raja Rammohan Roy

(2) Keshav Chandra Sen

(3) Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar

(4) Henry Luis Vivian Derozio

Ans: (4) Henry Luis Vivian Derozio

36. Subhas Chandra Bose was elected President of Indian National Congress fir time in the year –

(1) 1937

(2) 1938

(3) 1939

(4) 1940

Ans: (2) 1938

37. Who composed the famous Sanskrit plays ‘Nagananda’ and ‘Ratnavali’?

(1) Kalidasa

(2) Banabhatta

(3) Harsha Vardhana

(4) Bhabahuti

Ans. (3) Harsha Vardhana

38. Who was the Viceroy when Simon Commission was appointed?

(1) Lord Reading

(2) Lord Wellingdon

(3) Lord Linlithgow

(4) Lord Irwin

Ans: (4) Lord Irwin

39. Who was the tenth Sikh Guru?

(1) Guru Tag Bahadur

(2) Guru Angad

(3) Guru Amardas

(4) Guru Govind Singh

Ans: (4) Guru Govind Singh

40. Mihirkula was one of the prominent rulers belonging to _____. Fill in the blank among the options given below.

(1) Kushans

(2) Huns

(3) Sakas

(4) Pathans

Ans: (2) Huns

41. Which freedom fighter made took the epic fast of 63 days –

(1) Jatindranath Das

(2) Jatindra Mohan Sengupta

(3)Sachindra nath Sanyal

(4) Modan Lal Dhingra

Ans: (1) Jatindranath Das

42. Who was the founder of Chola empire?

(1) Rajaraja

(2) Rajendra

(3) Narasimhavarman

(4) Vijayalaya

Ans: (4) Vijayalaya

43. Greatest ruler of Maury dynasty was –

(1) Bindusara

(2) Chandragupta

(3) Samprati

(4) Ashoka

Ans: (4) Ashoka

44. Gandhiji’s first ‘Satyagraha Movement took place in –

(1) Champaran, Bihar

(2) Khera, Gujrat

(3) Midnapore, West Bengal

(4) Nagpur, Maharashtra

Ans: (1) Champaran, Bihar

45. Who were the leaders of Santhals in the uprising against the British Government in the year 1855-56?

(1) Birsa Munda

(2) Chakra Bisayi

(3) Buddho Bhagat

(4) Sidhu and Kanu

Ans: (4)Sidhu and Kanu

46. The capital of Pandyas was –

(1) Vitapi

(2) Madurai

(3) Tanjor

(4) Dwarsamudra

Ans: (2) Madurai

47. The newspaper ‘Kesari’ in Marathi was started by –

(1) Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(2) Atmaram Pandurang

(3) Veer Savarkar

(4) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Ans: (4) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

48. The Third Battle of Panipat took place in the year –

(1) 1767

(2) 1756

(3) 1789

(4) 1761

Ans: (4) 1761

49. ‘Purna Swaraj’ resolution was passed in the session of Indian National Congress held in –

(1) Karachi

(2) Kolkata

(3) Chandigarh

(4) Lahore

Ans: (4) Lahore

50. ‘Humayun Namah’ was written by –

(1) Humayun

(2) Abdul Fazal

(3) Gulbadan Begum

(4) Jehangir

Ans: (3) Gulbadan Begum

51. The largest inland sea of the world is –

(1) Dead Sea

(2) Black Sea

(3) Aral Sea

(4) Caspian Sea

Ans: (4) Caspian sea

52. What is the highest peak of Africa?

(1) Mt. Matterhorn

(2) Mt. Mckinley

(3) Mt. Everest

(4) Mt. Kilimanjaro

Ans: (4) Mt. Kilimanjaro

53. Hunting, fishing, mining, agriculture are examples of –

(1) Primary activities

(2) Secondary activities

(3) Tertiary activities

(4) None of these

Ans: (1) Primary activities

54. Which river is also known by these names, Tsangpo and Dihang?

(1) Sindhu

(2) Brahmaputra

(3) Ganga

(4) Yamuna

Ans: (2) Brahmaputra

55. The largest river island in Asia is –

(1) Andaman & Nicobar islands

(2) Lakshadeep

(3) Majuli

(4) Bali

Ans: (3) Majuli

56. Hirakud Project is situated on the river –

(1) Mahanadi

(2) Kosi

(3) Narmada

(4) Subarnarekha

Ans: (1) Mahanadi

57. Addis Ababa is the capital of –

(1) Ghana

(2) Zambia

(3) Ethiopia

(4) Kenya

Ans: (3) Ethiopia

58. Which river is known as the ‘Sorrow of Bihar’?

(1) Tista

(2) Mahananda

(3) Gandak

(4) Kosi

Ans: (4) Kosi

59. Sunderbans is an example of –

(1) Mangrove forest

(2) Deciduous forest

(3) Evergreen forest

(4) Scrub forest

Ans: (1) Mangrove forest

60. The main river system of Australia is –

(1) Nile Basin

(2) Murray-Darling system

(3) Amazon system

(4) Volga system

Ans: (2) Murray-Darling system

61. Lime water turns milky due to the formation of –

(1) Calcium carbonate

(2) Barium carbonate

(3) Magnesium carbonate

(4) Potassium carbonate

Ans: (1) Calcium carbonate

62. A woman’s voice is shriller than a man’s because it has –

(1) Higher frequency

(2) Lower frequency

(3) Higher amplitude

(4) Lower amplitude

Ans: (1) Higher frequency

63. The axon fiber is insulated by –

(1) Myelin sheath

(2) Sarcolemma

(3) Protein

(4) Lipid

Ans: (1) Myelin sheath

64. At temperatures near zero Kelvin, metals such as lead and tin become –

(1) Insulators

(2) Semiconductors

(3) Superconductors

(4) Perfect conductors

Ans: (3) Superconductors

65. Marsh gas is –

(1) Ethane

(2) Ethylene

(3) Acetylene

(4) Methane

Ans: (4) Methane

66. A periscope works by the principle of –

(1) Diffraction

(2) Reflection and interference

(3) Reflection and refraction

(4) Refraction only

Ans: (3) Reflection and refraction

67. Which of the following apparatus is used in the electrolysis of water?

(1) Ammeter

(2) Potentiometer

(3) Voltmeter

(4) Thermometer

Ans: (3) Voltmeter

68.A falling drop of rain water acquires the spherical shape due to –

(1) Surface tension

(2) Gravitational force

(3) Atmospheric pressure

(4) Viscosity

Ans: (1) Surface tension

69. The thermoregulatory centre in the human brain is –

(1) pituitary

(2) spinal cord

(3) cerebellum

(4) hypothalamus

Ans: (4) hypothalamus

70. When the temperature of a metallic conductor increases, its resistance –

(1) Increases

(2) Decreases

(3) Remains the same

(4) May or may not increase

Ans: (1) Increases

71. The number of cranial nerves in a human being is –

(1) 8 pairs

(2) 10 pairs

(3) 12 pairs

(4) 15 pairs

Ans: (3) 12 pairs

72. The filament in an electric lamp has –

(1) High resistance and high melting point

(2) High resistance and low melting point

(3) Low resistance and low melting point

(4) Low resistance

Ans: (1) High resistance and high melting point

73. A compound of Carbon which is used as an anesthetics is –

(1) Carbon di sulphide

(2) Carbon tetrachloride

(3) Phosgene

(4) Chloroform

Ans: (4) Chloroform

74. The part of the eye, behind the lens is filled with –

(1) Aqeous humour

(2) Vitreous humour

(3) Lymph

(4) Blood

Ans: (2) Vitreous humour

75. Cooking is quicker in a pressure cooker because –

(1) Increased pressure raise boiling point

(2) Steam is not wasted

(3) Steam cooks food faster

(4) Water boils at lower temperature

Ans: (1) Increased pressure raise boiling point

76. Diamonds are weighed in –

(1) Grams

(2) Pounds

(3) Carats

(4) Tons

Ans: (3) Carats

77. Which among the following is used for dry cleaning?

(1) Kerosene oil

(2) Diesel oil

(3) Lubricating oil

(4) Petroleum ether

Ans: (1) Kerosene oi

78. Sound waves in air are –

(1) Transverse

(2) Longitudinal

(3) Transverse and longitudinal

(4) Neither transverse nor longitudinal

Ans: (2) Longitudinal

79. An alternating current can be changed into a direct current by means of a –

(1) Capacitor

(2) Transistor

(3) Diode

(4) Triode

Ans: (3) Diode

80. Soda water contains –

(1) Sodium bicarbonate

(2) Sodium carbonate

(3) Carbonic acid

(4) Sodium hydroxide

Ans: (1) Sodium bicarbonate

81. Who has been sworn in as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the third consecutive term in 2013?

(1) Rama Singh

(2) Shivraj Singh Chauhan

(3) Uma Bharati

(4) Babulal Gour

Ans: (2) Shivraj Singh Chauhan

82. Dry Ice is –

(1) Solid carbon dioxide

(2) Liquid oxygen

(3) Liquid hydrogen

(4) Liquid chlorine

Ans: (1) Solid carbon dioxide

83. Which article of the Constitution of India prohibits traffic in human beings and ‘begar’?

(1) Article 21

(2) Article 23

(3) Article 24

(4) Article 25

Ans: (2) Article 23

84. Which country is known as the ‘Cockpit of Europe’?

(1) New Zealand

(2) Turkey

(3) Spain

(4) Belgium

Ans: (4) Belgium

85. In which year Amartya Sen won the Noble Prize in Economics?

(1) 1999

(2) 1998

(3) 2000

(4) 1997

Ans: (2) 1998

86. Which ocean is the largest among all the oceans in the world?

(1) Atlantic

(2) Indian

(3) Pacific

(4) Arctic

Ans: (3) Pacific

87. Who has won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013?

(1) Anna Hazare

(2) Chandi Prasad Bhatt

(3) Baba Amte

(4) None of these

Ans: (2) Chandi Prasad Bhatt

88. Equal pay for equal work for both men and women is included in which part of Indian Constitution?

(1) Fundamental Rights

(2) Directive Principles

(3) Union List

(4) State List

Ans: (2) Directive Principles

89. Right to move the Supreme Court for enforcement of the Fundamental Rights is guaranteed by which article of the Constitution?

(1) Article 12

(2) Article 30

(3) Article 32

(4) Article 34

Ans: (3) Article 32

90. Quinine is extracted from the

(1) Mulberry tree

(2) Eucalyptus tree

(3) Cinchona plant

(4) Cocoa plant

Ans: (3) Cinchona plant

91. Who has been appointed as Foreign Minister of India after constitution of 16th Lok Sabha?

(1) Rajnath Singh

(2) Arun Jaitley

(3) Sushma Swaraj

(4) Maneka Gandhi

Ans: (3) Sushma Swaraj

92. First Asian Games was held in –

(1) Bangkok

(2) Tokyo

(3) Dhaka

(4) New Delhi

Ans: (4) New Delhi

93. Monetary unit of Iran is –

(1) Rial

(2) Dinar

(3) Peso

(4) Lira

Ans: (1) Rial

94. Who has taken over as the first woman Chairperson of State Bank of India in 2013?

(1) Arundhati Bhattacharya

(2) Chhanda Kochar

(3) Kiran Mazumder Shaw

(4) Indra Nooyi

Ans: (1) Arundhati Bhattacharya

95. What is the capital of Norway?

(1) Madrid

(2) Oslo

(3) Paris

(4) Vienna

Ans: (2) Oslo

96. Who is the constitutional head of the State Executive?

(1) Chief Minister

(2) Governor

(3) Advocate General

(4) Speaker of Vidhan Sabha

Ans: (2) Governor

97. To be elected to the post of Vice-President of India, what should be the minimum age of a person?

(1) Twenty Five

(2) Thirty

(3) Thirty Five

(4) Forty

Ans: (3) Thirty Five

98. Angular distances between two objects is measured by:

(1) Spectroscope

(2) Spectrometer

(3) Spherometer

(4) Sextant

Ans: (4) Sextant

99. What is the smallest planet in the solar system?

(1) Mars

(2) Venus

(3) Mercury

(4) Earth

Ans: (3) Mercury

100. A country through which both Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass is –

(1) Brazil

(2) Argentina

(3) Congo

(4) Indonesia

Ans: (1) Brazil