Scholarship Exam Syllabus Scholarship Exam Syllabus

 Examination is divided into three sections

Quantitative Aptitude
·         Arithmetic
·         Algebra
·         Geometry
·         Commercial Mathematics
·         Miscellaneous
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
·         Logical Reasoning
·         Data Interpretation, Sufficiency
Verbal Ability
·         Reading Comprehension
·         Verbal Logic
·         Vocabulary
·         Grammar Correction


The Quantitative Aptitude section comprises of fundamental mathematics, based on 10 + 2 difficulty level. Problems are found to appear from various topics like Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Commercial Mathematics (Word Problems). The questions are largely based on application of mathematics to solve real-time problems.

The Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning section comprises of questions which are asked based on the given data. The data given might be in the form of graphs, charts, tables and paragraphs. Data Interpretation problems test the candidate’s understanding of the data and the ability to solve problems accurately. Logical Reasoning questions check the candidate’s ability to ratiocinate and evaluate problems.

The Verbal Ability section comprises of questions on comprehension and usage of standard English grammar. Verbal Logic questions test the candidate’s knowledge of arranging paragraphs in a logical order, determining the type of statements, completing the paragraphs in an appropriate way.



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Q1.Tushar age after 20 years will be 4 times his age 4 years back,What is the present age of Tushar?

A. 13
B. 14
C. 10
D. 8



Q2. Javed is younger than Tushar by 3 years. If the ratio of their ages is 5:8, find the age of Javed?

A. 8
B. 5
C. 13
D. 10




Q3. The ratio between the present ages of Vinod and Manoj is 5:9. If Manojis 2years older thanVinod, what will be the ratio of the ages of Vinod and after 4.5 years

A. 7:8
B. 7:9
C. 3:8
D. 5:8


Q4. Ages of two men differ by 18 years. If 8 year ago, the elder one be 3 times as old the younger one, find their present age

A. 17,35
B. 14,30
C. 16,32
D. 18,34


Q5.The sum of the ages of a Dinesh and Vinay is 45 years. Five years ago, the product of their ages was four times the fathers age at that time. The present age of father and son

A. 34,11
B. 35,10
C. 36,9
D. 40,5


Q6. Vivek Scored 30, 34, 28, 20, 52 and 46 runs respectively in six innings. What is his average score? 



Q7. In Raj’s Family, there are five members including him. Their ages are 8, 10, 18, 48 and 51 respectively. Find Average age of his family? 




A) Japan
B) China
C) London
D) New Zealand
E) Canada


Q9.   4, 9, 256, 529, 573 which of these does not belong to the group

A) 256
B) 573
C) 529
D) 9
E) 4


Q10.    43, 45, 51, 57, 69 Find the odd man out among the given nos.

A) 43
B) 45
C) 57
D) 69



A) Mercury
B) Earth
C) Jupiter
D) Milky way
E) Uranus



A) Cuba
B) Canada
C) Norway
D) Denmark
E) Germany


Q13. Harish gets 20% less marks than Ram in an exam. What percentage of marks does Ram get more than Harish? 

A) 40%
B) 25%
C) 28%
D) 16.66%


Q14. The population of a city increases by 10% annually. If it is 31200 now then its approx. population two year ago was? 

A) 25785
B) 28500
C) 25781
D) 25680


Q15. If the price of wheat rises by 9%, by what percent should Ramesh reduce the consumption so as not to exceed the budget on Wheat? 

A) 1%
B) 8.25%
C) 10%
D) 10.5%


Q16.  40 feet rope is cut into 2. One piece is 18 feet longer than the other. What is the length of the shorter piece?

A) 9
B) 11
C) 18
D) 22



Q17.  If x2 = 2y3 and 2y = 4, what is the value of x2 + y?

A) -14
B) 18
C) 3
D) 6


Q18. A trader gives a discount of 10% on list price of Rs.50 of certain articles and makes a profit of Rs.25. What is his profit margin?

A) 100%
B) 125%
C) 150%
D) 120%



Q19. The Compound Interest on Rs. 44000 compounded semi- annually for 3/2 year at the rate of 6% per annum is: 

A) Rs.2640.00
B) Rs.2648.00
C) Rs.4079.98
D) Rs.3010.43



Q20. Find the amount invested for 3 yr. compounded yearly @ 12% per annum will amount to Rs.10000? 




Q21. A sum of Rs. 3200 invested at 10% per annum compounded quarterly amounts to Rs. 3362. Then the time period is 

A)8 months



Q22. What is the angle between the hands of the clock at 3:40?

a) 240°
b) 110°
c) 130°
d) 190°


Q23. If the minute hand of a clock has moved 300º, how many degrees has the hour hand moved?

a) 25°
b) 150°
c) 50°
d) 300°


Q24. A watch gain 8 seconds in 4 minutes and was set right at 4 AM. What time will it show at 11 PM on the same day?

a) 11:08
b) 12:38
c) 11:38
d) 12:08



Q25. My watch, which gains uniformly, is 2 min and show at noon on Sunday, and is 4 min 48 seconds fast at 2PM on the following Sunday when was it correct?

a) Wednesday noon
b) Sunday 2PM
c) Monday noon
d) Tuesday 2PM


Q26. How many times in a day, are the hands of a clock in straight line but opposite in direction.

a) 20
b) 22
c) 24
d) 48



Q27. Statement: An earthquake measuring 3.7 hit Delhi and its surrounding areas a little before 3 pm today.

I. Government should immediately provide financial assistance to the families.
II. People should blame the government for not taking appropriate preventive measures.

A. Only I follows
B. Only II follows
C. Either I or II follows
D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow



Q28. Statement: Many people in city Y are suffering from flu.

I. The Municipal Corporation should take immediate steps to control the disease.
II. People in the city should be advised to take certain measures from their end to prevent the disease.

A. Only I follows
B. Only II follows
C. Either I or II follows
D. Neither I nor II follows
E. Both I and II follow


Q29. Single Row

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are 8 friends sitting in a single row facing North.

1. D is to the immediate right of C.
2. E and A are neighbors of F.
3. B is to the immediate left of C and on second place from left most end.
4. A is at the right most end.


1. Who is in between C and E?

a. B
b. F
c. D
d. None of these

2. Who are the neighbors of G?

a. B and C
b. Only B
c. A and F
d. E and D

3. What is the position of E?

a. 2nd from left
b. 5th from left
c. 5th from right
d. None of the above


Q30. In a certain language, if SUNSHINE is coded as TVOTIJOF then how will MOON be coded:



Q31. In a certain language, if WRONG is coded as GNORW then how will RIGHT be coded:

d. None of the above


Q32. If MOUSE is coded as ONUFT, then CLOCK will be coded as



Q33. Manager : Assistant :: Doctor : ?

a. Chemist
b. Nurse
c. Patient
d. Medicines


Q34. Ducks : Quack :: Cow : ?

a. Moo
b. Hoot
c. Sing
d. Grunt


Q35. Vacant : Occupied :: Weak : ?

a. Feeble
b. Paramount
c. Sturdy
d. None of the above


A man is known by the book he reads as well as by the company he keeps; for there is a companionship of books as well as of men and one should always live in the best company, whether it be of books or of men.

A good book may be among the best of friends. It is the same today that it always was, and it will never change. It is the most patient and cheerful of companions. It does not turn its back upon in times of adversity or distress. It always receives us with the same kindness; amusing and interesting us in youth, comforting and consoling us in age.

Q36. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/phrases have been printed in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.

According to the passage, A man may usually be known by the books he reads because
a. His reading habits shows that he is a scholar.
b.The books he reads affect his thinking
c. Books provide him a lot of knowledge
d. His selection of books generally reveals his temperament and character


Q37. According to the passage, which of the following statements is not true?
a. Good books as well as good men always provide the finest company.

b. A good book never betrays us

c.We have sometimes to be patient with a book as it may bore us.

d. A good book serves as a permanent friend.

e. None of these



Q38.  The statement, ‘’ a good book may be among best of friends,’’ in the passage means that

a. there cannot be a better friend than a good book
b.books may be good friends, but not better than good men
c. a good book can be included among the best of friends of mankind.
d. our best friends read the same good books.
e. None of these


Q39.  Which of the following is opposite in meaning to the word ‘adversity’ occurring in the passage?

a. happiness
c. progress
d. misfortune

Q40. Choose the word or group of words which is most similar in meaning to the word printed in bold.


a. credulity
c. Loquaciousness
d. speciousness

Q41. Pandemonium

a. great joy
b.utter confusion
c. loud noise
d. big crowd


Q42.  Vicissitude

a. sorrows
c. changes
d. surprises
Q43.  Read each sentence given below and find out whether there is an error in it. The error if any will be one of the parts of the sentence which are marked as 1,2,3 and 4. If there is no error, the answer will be (5) i.e. No Error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

Until you (1) / do not apologize (2)  / you will not be (3)  / permitted to go outside. (4)  / No Error (5)

a. 1
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5


Q44. She denied that (1) / she was not present (2) / there at the time (3) / of the accident. (4) / No Error (5)

a. 1
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

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