IRMA '99
Total 200 questions are to be solved in the given time of 2 hrs. Negative marking @ 25% There were no sectional barriers.
No. of sections - 4
SOCIAL AWARENESS
Q.
HDI (Human
Development Index) released by UNDP, covers three
parameters, which are: Q. Expected population of India by the end of 2000
... Q. Rural population of India is what % of total population. As none of these time 67% was there ----- Q. Chandrababu Naidu has launched a scheme for social
awareness..... Q. Kalahandi is famous for : Q. "KAVERI" issue is between which two states : Q. Prime Minister of India conveyed a ministerial
level meeting on 7^{th} July. What was objective of that meeting ? Q. World population day ……………. Q. Which cash crop failure was the reason for farmers
committing suicide ? Q. People of Narmada Valley have been rehabilitated to which state ? Q. Sometimes back a group of people denominated in Black Clothes. What was their occupation ? Q. What is Terminator Seed ? Q. Which MNC is involved in this conspiracy ? Q. Which two companies are allowed to be disinvested
by GOI ? Q. 1998 GDP growth rate is ....... Q. Important criteria for classifying people below
poverty time: Q. Which state in India has allowed 1/3 reservation
of women in Civil Services ? Q. Which country has allowed women to use and contraceptive ? Q. Largest importer of food grain in the world is ………….. Q. ‘Dirham’ to the currency of which
country ? Q. After a prolonged legal battle, women of which
country have been allowed to vote ? Q. Which statement is false about East Taiwan ? Q. Q. BPL Housing is what ? Q. Full form of "SIDBI" Q. Who has written "Policing Democracy" Q. Film made by a person was shown in Geneva. On whom
did he make the movies ? Q. "Narendra Nath" who died recently was
related to ……. Q. Duration of "Eight five year plan" Q. Which of these is not a fundamental right ? Q. Fundamental duties Q. Where do you find Uranium ? Sorry …rest couldn’t remember ! Analysis : The whole section was easy for a person who is comfortable with Indian Constitution, Economy, Current Affairs etc. Not a very tough section !
EU/RC There were 40 questions in all. 5 questions on Synonyms and Antonyms (1) CHEAP Some questions were based on a small passage. Theme of the passage was "Subsidy given to farmers in electricity, proves to be costlier in totality. Since the quality of electricity is cheap, politicianisation of the whole issue. They should be asked to pay normal charges." Questions on the passage.
Q. The farmers suffer due to :
Q. Tone of the passage : Some more questions were there …. sorry …. can’t remember ! 10 very easy questions were on Error finding (childishly simple answer). A short story was given with some words missing. 10 questions are given based on this story. You’ve to find the missing words from the options given and fill the gaps.
Q. The Agriculture shall -----------------------(avoid) the
----------------(pitfall) of yesteryears. These reforms would be here Over all the whole language section was very easy. Could have been completed in 15 minutes.
MATHS Maths - 25 questions
Questions asked were generally on Averages, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Geometry, Menstruation etc. No questions on Venn Diagrams, Time, Speed, Distance. Q. If numerator increases by 20%, and denominator increases by 60%, the ratio of resulting and original fraction ? Q. If numerator is 1 more then half of denominator, what is the fraction ? Q. There are 3 equations and 3 variables. Find out the three variables. Q. x - 2y = 8, 3z - 2y = 12, 4z - 2x = 16. Find the value of (x + 2 - 2). Q. 25 women can do a work in 8 days and 20 men can do it in 10 days. If
20 men and 20 women work for 4 days, how the remaining Q. In A class, 60% is girls and 40% are boys. Out of the girls, some
play TT and seven times that number play Badminton. Total Q. A bag has 2 varieties on rice totaling 150 kgs. 60% of the total in
variety A Q. (1) 2.4 × 16.2 × 15.3 = (2) 6.1 × 8.2 × 15.3 = 5 questions on finding out next term in a series of numbers, by finding out the trend in the first series eg. 1 2 3 6 12 24 48 Q.
OP = radius = ?, PQ - tangent Q. A circular garden is surrounded by a 7m wide path. The area of the
path is 770. Find the area of Q. Find volume of cylinder, given height = 14m, radius = 15m. Q. There are 4 white, 3 red and 2 green balls. 2 balls are drawn
randomly. What is the probability that Q. There are 4 boys and 4 girls. In how many ways can they be seated in
a row, if all the girls are to be Q. There are 3 tractors and if they are taken on rent, their charges
are given. Charges per km are given Q. For a distance of 24 km, what is the total rent for the three ? Q. For 36 km, rent for 1^{st} and 3^{rd} tractor ? Q. Six students and their marks in 6 subjects are given 6 simple
questions. A very simple TABLE
5 Questions based on this multiple bar graph. Questions easy but very tedious calculations. Q. 38 to Q. 43
2 companies and their % profitability for some 4 years are given. Again 5 easy questions based on this line graph.
LOGICAL REASONING Total No. of Questions = 50 5 Easy Questions of Coding-Decoding eg. A B C D G H I K then G H L K 5 Questions offer a paragraph
A statement given followed by 2 conclusions. Find out which follows or both or none follows. eg. A vehicle can’t get petrol filled if it has not checked for pollution control. The transporters are going on a strike. The Govt. is closing uneconomical routes. 5 questions based on — 5 Managers - A, B, C, D, E of different departments - Sales, Marketing,
Production, The conditions - a. The staff selected should be less then 35 years old. Questions now follow.
3 Boxes A, B and C and there are 8 gifts. A and B have 3 and C has 2 gifts. The 8 gifts are - D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K. Some conditions -- a. F G J are not to be in same box. 5 Questions follow. 5 questions on : 8 Cricketers are there A to H. If F bats immediately after G and before B, he scores more then E. Similarly if D bats immediately before A and after C, he scores more then F. Some more conditions were given and then 5 questions follows. An easy set of 5 questions. Q. 31-35 The digits of decimal system are represented by symbols in other system. For eg - 0 - @, 1 - £, 2 - $, 3 - f etc. Some calculations are given in other system which had to be done by conversion to decimal system and answers in other system have to be found. For example $ £ @ × @ Å Ä = ?, where the Mathematical symbols have their usual meanings. 1. a > b = a/b, the remainder where a is divided by b. 2. a £ b = (a × b) / (a - b) 3. @ (a, b) = LCM of a and b. 5 simple questions based on binary operations. eg. : - find the value of :- @[(3 $ 7), (4 > 8), (3 £ -6)] and so on.
Very difficult to give expected cutoffs in different sections but a bare
minimum 140-160 questions ought to go right. Also, assuming a negative marking of 25% and
1 mark per right answer, a net score of 110+ will stand you in good stead. Corporate
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