# TOD

**Directions (1-3): Read the statements carefully and answer the following questions.**

**Q1. In which of the following expressions will the expression ‘H < J’ be definitely true?**

G < H ≥ I = J

H > G ≥ I = J

J = I ≥ G > H

H ≥ G > I < J

None of these

**Q2. Which of the following expressions will be true if the expression ‘K ≥ L > M ≥ N’ is definitely true?**

N ≤ K

K = M

K < N

L ≥ N

None is true

**Q3. Which of the following expressions will be true if the expression ‘M ≥ K < T = Q’ is definitely true?**

Q < K

M ≥ T

M < Q

T = M

None is true

**Directions (4-5): In the following questions, the symbols @, ©, # $ and % are used with the following meanings.**

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.

‘P # Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.

‘P $ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’.

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.

Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and mark your answer accordingly.

**Q4. Statements:**

**L @ W, M # W, M % J**

**Conclusions:**

I. M © L

II. W % J

III. L @ J

None follows

Only I follows

II and III follow

Only III follows

None of these

Solution:

I. M © L ( Not True)

II. W % J( Not True)

III. L @ J( True)

II. W % J( Not True)

III. L @ J( True)

**Q5. Statements:**

N © B, B $ T, T # S

**Conclusions:**

I. N # S

II. S @ B

III. T % N

None follows

I and II follow

I and III follow

II and III follow

All follow

Solution:

I. N # S( True)

II. S @ B( True)

III. T % N( True)

II. S @ B( True)

III. T % N( True)

**Directions (6-10): In the passage given below there are blanks which are to be filled with the options given below. Find out the appropriate word in each case which can most suitably complete the sentence without altering the meaning of the statement.**

**An imposing installation of a human figure was the cause for much excitement. At another corner, a group of art lovers**

**(6)**…………….. with appreciation at terracotta and bronze sculptures. The walls came alive with shades and imageries of artists’ thoughts. A creative mix of ideas and experimentation of styles and mediums were

**(7)**………………. at the recently concluded ‘Graduation Show 2018’ of the graduate and post graduate students of Fine Arts Department of Andhra University. More than 100 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures by around 40 students were

**(8)**……………… at the show. Some of the highlights included art installations, sculptures in various mediums and a mezzotint work. J Naresh captured the essence of the simplicity of village life through a series of acrylic on paper works. The

**(9)**……………. of village life where he grew up left a lasting impression on him. His creations brought out the innocence of childhood and had a

**(10)**……………….. sense of nostalgia of picturesque countrysides and simple lives.

**Q6.**

Censured

Ignored

Glanced

Dissuade

Condemned

Solution:

Glance: take a brief or hurried look

**Q7.**

Obscure

Sardined

Muffled

Portrayed

Detained

Solution:

Portray: depict (someone or something) in a work of art or literature.

**Q8.**

Exhibited

Concealed

Notified

Covered

Justified

Solution:

Exhibited: publicly display (a work of art or item of interest) in an art gallery or museum or at a trade fair.

**Q9.**

Agitation

Violence

Ruffle

Turbulence

Serenity

Solution:

Serenity: the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.

**Q10.**

Hampered

Lingering

Reasonable

Subtle

Trivial

Solution:

Lingering: lasting for a long time or slow to end.

**Q11. The batting average for 40 innings of a cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. The highest score of the player is :**

165 runs

170 runs

172 runs

174 runs

182 runs

**Q12. The average age of two boys and their father is greater than the average age of those two boys and their mother by 3 years. The average age of the four is 19 years. If the average age of two boys is 5 ½ years, then find the age of the father and mother.**

37 years and 28 years

47 years and 38 years

50 years and 41 years

35 years and 32 years

None of these

**Q13. Two boats A and B start towards each other from two places, 108 km apart. Speeds of the boats A and B in still water are 12 kmph and 15 kmph respectively. If A proceeds downstream and B upstream, they will meet after.**

4.5 hours

4 hours

5.4 hours

6 hours

8.4 hours

**Q14. In a river, the ratio of the speed of stream and speed of a boat A in still water is 2 : 5. Again, in the same river ratio of the speed of stream and speed of an another boat B in still water is 3 : 4. What is the ratio of the speeds of the first boat to the second boat in still water ?**

10 : 7

15 : 8

4 : 3

5 : 4

7 : 11

**Q15. A principle of Rs. 10,000, after 2 years compound annually, the rate of interest being 10% per annum during the first year and 12% per annum during the second year (in rupees) will amount to :**

Rs. 12,000

Rs. 12,350

Rs. 12,500

Rs. 12,320

Rs. 11,540