CA Prelim exam 2014 Questions

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CA(Prelim) 2014 – Set 1 
GA
Time: 1 Hour 
Full Marks 100 
Each question carries 1 mark.

1. If a, b, c, d, e are five consecutive odd numbers, then their average is:

(1) 5a+4

(2) abcde/5

(3)a+4

(4) a+20

(5) 5(a+b+c+d+e)

2. If the sum of two numbers is 55 and the H. C. F. and L. C. M. these numbers are 5 and 120 respectively. Find the sum of their reciprocals:

(1) 120/ 11

 (2) 601 /55

(3) 55/601

(4) 11I 120

(5) 25/55

3. Twenty times a positive integer is less than its square by 96. What is the integer?

 (1) 24

(2) 20

(3) 28

(4) 30

(5) 36

4. The length and breadth of a square are increased by 20% and 30% respectively. The area of the resulting rectangle exceeds the area of the square by:

(1) 52%

(2) 54%

(3) 56%

(4) 58%

(5) 60%

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5. A flexible wire of 132m length, when formed into a triangle, the three sides are in the ratio of 4 : 3: 5. If the wire is formed into a circle, then find the difference of area of the two:

(1) 666 sq m.

(2) 660 sq m

(3) 680 sq.m.

(4) 656 sq. m.

(5) 670 sq.m.

6. A and B can do a work in 12 days and 16 days respectively. Both worked together for 3 days and then A left the work and C joined. Both B and C completed the rest of the work in 3 days. In how many days C can complete the whole work 7?

(1) 5 days

 (2) 6 days

 (3) 7 days

(4) 8 days

(5) 9 days

7.A train covers a distance in 50 minutes. If it runs at a speed of 48 km/hr on an average. The speed at which the train must run to reduce the time of journey to 40 minutes will be :

(1) 50 km/hr

(2) 55 km/hr

(3) 60 km/hr

(4) 70 km/hr

(5) 75 km/hr

8. One pipe can fill a tank three times as fast as another pipe. If together the two pipes are opened, the tank gets filled up In 36 minutes. Find the time to be taken by the slower pipe alone to fill up the tank: (1) 2 hr 24 minutes

(2) 2 hr 12 minutes

(3) 2 hr 6 minutes

(4) 1 hr 48 minutes

(5) 1 hr 24 minutes

9. What Is the Difference Between Simple and Compound Intertest on a sum of RS. 2,000 for 3years at 20% per annum?

(1) Rs. 226

(2) Rs. 238

(3) Rs. 246

(4) Rs. 256

(5) RS.266

10. An increase of  RS.3 in the selling price of an article turns a loss of 7.5% into gain of 7 5%. What is the cost price of the article?

(1) Rs) 10

(2) Rs. 15

(3) Rs) 20

(4) Rs. 25

(5) Rs. 30

11. If m=tan A+ sin A and n= tan A-sin A, find out the value of 4mn from the following:

(1) (m-n)2

(2) (m+n)2

(3)  2mn

(4) m2-n2

(5)  m2+n2

12. If sin A+cos A=m and secA+cosecA=n,then find out the value of n(m2-1):

(1) 2mn

(2) 2m

(3)  mn

(4) 2m2

(5)  2n2

13. Find the value of ‘x’ in the equation i.e. x2-18x-77:

(1) 12 & 6

(2) 13 & 5

(3) 14 & 4

(4) 11  & 7

(5) 10 & 8

14. The sum of the first n natural numbets is 276. Find n :

 (1) 23

(2) 24

(3) 25

(4) 26

(5) 27

15. The radius of a sphere is 9 cm. It is melted and drawn into a wire of diameter

2 mm. Find the length of the wire in meters:

(1) 982 m.

(2) 972 m.

(3) 982 m.

(4) 952 m.

(5) 942 m.

16. A cylindrical tube open at both the ends is made of metal. The internal diameter at the tube is 11.2 cm and its length is 21 cm. The metal everywhere is of 0.4 cm thick. Calculate the volume of the metal in the tube, correct to one place of decimal:

(1) 302. 2 cm3

(2) 303. 2 cm3

(3) 304. 4 cm3

(4) 306 .2 cm3

(5) 307.2 cm3

17. A card is drawn from a pack of 100 cards numbered 1 to 100. Find the probability of drawing a number which is a square:

(1) 1I30

(2) 1/20

(3) 1/10

(4) 1/12

(5) 1/16

18. Find the mean of :

Class lntervalfrequency
10 -203
20 -305
30 -406
40  -504
50 -602

 

(1) 29. 5

(2) 30.5

(3) 31 .5

(4) 32 .5

(5) 33.5

19. The total number of observations in me following the distribution table is 120 and their mean is 50. Find the values of missing frequencies F1and F2:

Classfrequency
0 -2017
20 -40F1
40 -6032
60  -80F2
80 -10019

(1) 30 & 26

(2) 28 & 24

(3) 27 & 23

(4) 26 & 22

(5) 25 & 20

20. A box contains some black balls and 30 white balls. If the probability of drawing a black ball is two-fifth of a white ball; find the number of black balls in the box :

(1) 12

 (2) 14

(3) 16

(4) 18

(5) 20

21. What is Kaya Kalp?

(1) Innovation Council of Indian Railways to turn around the ailing Railways

(2) Innovation Council to turn around the civilaviation.

(3) Innovation Council to turn around the Waterways.

(4) Innovation Council to turn around the National Highways.

(5) Innovation Council to turn around the Higher Education.

22. India’s Daughter is :

(1) A documentary on the adverse Sex-Ratio in Haryana

(2) A Biography of Indira Gandhi

(3) A documentary made by Leslee Udwin of BBC

(4) A biography of Kalpana Chawla

(5) An Autobiography by Sunita Williams

23. What is the maximum number of

Deputy Governors, RBI can have?

(1) 1

(2) 2

(3)  3

(4)  4

(5)  5

24. The number of parties to a cheque is :

(1) 5

(2) 4

(3)  3

(4)  2

(5)  1

25. As per RBI guidelines, SB accounts cannot be opened in the name of :

(1) Companies Licensed under Section 25 of Companies Act,

1956

(2) Societies registered under societies Registration Act 1860

(3) Primary Co-operative Credit Society being financed by Bank

(4) Any Trust whose entire income is exempted from payment of Income Tax

(5) Municipal Corporations

26. Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation of India Ltd. (IDFC) was set up in 1997 as per the recommendation of :

(1) Dr. Rakesh Mohan Committee

(2) Ranganathan Committee

(3) Suresh Tendulkar Committee

(4) Suresh Pravu Committee

(5) Talukdar Committee

27. Who made the famous statement, “We are ideology-free”?

(1) Zhou Enlai

(2) Lee Kuan Yew

(3) Mao Tse-Tung

(4) Fidel Castro

(5) Marshal Tito

28. Who is the recipient of the 46th “Dada Saheb Phalke” award?

(1) K. Balchander

(2) Gulzar

(3) Pran

(4) Shashi Kapoor

(5) Soumitra Chatterjee

29. What is the Current Repo Rate?

(1) 8.00%

(2) 7.75%

(3) 7.50%

(4) 7.25%

(5) 7.00%

30. The Government of India has imposed anti-dumping duty for five

years on the import of which of the following product?

(1) Steel

(2) Gold Ornaments

(3) Wheat Products

(4) Graphite Electrodes

(5) Cotton Fabrics

31. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana launched on 28th August 2014 aims to open how many accounts by 15th August 2015?

(1) 16 crore

(2) 15 crore

(3) 14 crore

(4) 12 crore

(5) 10 crore

32. Which is the first State in India to launch “Health Adalat”?

(1) Karnataka

(2) Kerala

(3) Maharashtra

(4) Punjab

(5) Rajasthan

33. Which famous Magazine has named ‘Mangalayan’ among the best

inventions of 2014?

(1) Reader’s Digest

(2) Time

(3) National Geographic

(4) Scientific American

(5) Ella

34. In which country the 6th BRICS Summit was held?

(1) Russia

(2) India

(3) Brazil

(4) China

(5) South Africa

35. Which Section of the IT Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court of India as it violates the freedom of speech and expression guaranteed by the Constitution of India?

(1) Section 64

(2) Section 65

(3) Section 66

(4) Section 66A

(5) Section 67

36. Who has scored the winning runs in the recently held the hair-raising Semi-final Cricket Match between New Zealand and South Africa? 

(1) Taylor

(2) G Elliott.

(3) Anderson

(4) Ronchi

(5) Vettori

37. Which Odia Film has bagged the National Award for 2014? —

(1) A Aa Harsei

(2) Salla Budha

(3) Kandha Budha

(4) Puja Pain Phulatie

(5) Aadim Vichar

38. Who has been selected for Rajat Kamal Award for the Best Actress for 2014?

(1) Alia Bhatt

(2) Kangana Ranaut

(3) RaniMukherjee

(4) Priyanka Chopra

(5) Sonam Kapoor

39. Who is the Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir at present?

(1) Nirmal Kumar Singh

(2) Kuldeep Raj

(3) Gagan Bhagat

(4)Shakti Raj

(5)Dina Nath

40. Name the team that has topped the medal tally in the 35th National

Games held at Thiruvananthpuram in February 2015?

(1) Haryana

(2) Kerala

(3) Punjab

(4) Services

(5) Maharashtra

41. What is ‘PRAGATI’?

(1) A programme launched by the PMO to review the progress of Government Schemes by talking to the State’s top bureaucrats on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

(2) A programme launched by Odisha Government for the development of KBK areas.

(3) A programme launched by Jitan Ram Manjhi in Bihar for the upliftment of Mahadalits.

(4) AState sponsored scheme of Rajasthan Government.

(5) A programme launched by Udhav Thackray to unite Marathi manush.

42. Which one of the following does not find in the Constitution of India?

(1) Attorney General of India

(2) Advocate General of a State

(3) Solicitor General of India

(4) State Election Commissioner

(5) Election Commission of India

43. The President of India can issue a proclamation of National Emergency only on the written recommendation of :

(1) The Prime Minister

(2) Parliament

(3) Resolution of Lok Sabha

(4) The Council of Ministers

(5) The Cabinet consisting of only Cabinet Ministers of the Union

44. In which of the following lists of the Indian Constitution is the subject of ‘Population Control and Family Planning’ included?

(1) Union List

(2) Concurrent List

(3) State List

(4) Residuary List

(5) None of the above

45. Under which Article of the Constitution of India can the President of India be impeached?

(1) 75

(2) 65

(3) 76

(4) 66

(5) 61

46. The authority to alter the boundaries of States in India rests with :

(1) Union Government

(2) President

(3) Union Cabinet

(4) Parliament

(5) Council of Union Ministers

47. The authority empowered to make laws in respect of the matters not included in any of the three lists is :

(1) Parliament

(2) Lok Sabha only

(3) State Legislatures

(4) President

(5) Supreme Court

48. Writs can be issued for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights by:

(1) District Courts

(2) President

(3) The Supreme Court only

(4) Both the Supreme Court and the High Courts.

(5) High Courts only

49. Which of the following categories of Fundamental Rights incorporate ‘Abolition of Untouchability’?

(1) The Right to Religion

(2) The Right to Equality

(3) The Right against Exploitation

(4) The Right to Freedom

(5) The Right to Constitutional Remedies

50. The joint sitting of the Indian Parliament for transacting legislative business is

presided over by :

(1) The President of India

(2) The Senior most Member of Parliament

(3) The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

(4) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

(5) Opposition Leader in Lok Sabha

51. Which State of India has a uniform Civil Code for its people?

(1) Jammu & Kashmir

(2) Goa

(3) Kerala

(4) Assam

(5) West Bengal

52. Who chairs the Rules Committee of the Rajya Sabha?

(1) The Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha

(2) The Vice-President of India

(3) The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

(4) The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

(5) The Senior most member in Rajya Sabha

53. An ant can see the object all around it due to the presence of :

(1) Simple eyes

(2) Eyes over the head

(3) Well developed eyes

(4) Compound eyes

(5) Eyes larger than head

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54. The gland, which in relation to body size is largest at birth and then gradually shrinks after puberty is :

(1) Thyroid

(2) Pituitary

(3) Thymus

(4) Adrenal

(5) Hypothalamus

55. How many teeth are known as milk teeth in human beings?

(1) 4

(2) 8

(3) 12

(4) 20

(5) 24

56. In an ordinary dry cell, the electrolyte used is :

(1) Sulphuric Acid

(2) Manganese Dioxide

(3) Ammonium Chloride

(4) Zinc

(5) Hydrochloric Acid

57. When a coil is rotated in magnetic field, induced current is generated in the coil. This principle is used in making :

(1) Electromagnet

(2) Electric motor

(3) Electric generator

(4) Electric transformer

(5) Electric wattmeter

58. The tape of a tape-recorder is coated with :

(1) Zinc oxide

(2) Copper sulphate

(3) Mica

(4) Ferromagnetic powder

(5) Magnesium chloride

59. The hydraulic brake used in automobiles is a direct application of which of the following?

(1) Newton’s law

(2) Archimedes’ principle

(3) Torricelli’s law

(4) Bernoulli’s theorem

(5) Pascal’s law

60. What is the unit for measuring the pitch or frequency of sound?

(1) Ampere

(2) Hum

(3) Decibel

(4) Hertz

(5) Watt

61. Bar is the unit of measuring :

(1) Speed

(2) Atmospheric pressure

(3) Heat

(4) Temperature

(5) Current

62. The type of glass used in making lenses and prism is :

(1) Soft glass

(2) Pyrex glass

(3) Jena glass

(4) Flint glass

(5) Unbreakable glass

63. What are soaps?

(1) Sodium or potassium salts of heavier fatty acids

(2) Salt of silicates

(3) Oil with metallic hydroxides

(4) Esters of heavy fatty acids

(5) Mixture of glycerol and alcohols

64. Heavy water Is :

(1) Tritium oxide

(2) Deuterium oxide

(3) Rainwater

(4) Waterat—4°C

(5) Hydrogen peroxide

65. Which of the following countries is smaller than India?

(1) Russia

(2) China

(3) Brazil

(4) Argentina

(5) Canada

66. Which is the largest Metal Trading Centre in the world?

(1) Johannesburg

(2) London

(3) NewYork

(4) Singapur

(5) Vienna

67. The Headquarters of United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is located in:

(1) Rome

(2) Washington

(3) Paris

(5) Montreal

(5) Stockholm

68. Which of the following is the hub of the global trade in cut flowers?

(1) Netherlands

(2) Germany

(3) Japan

(4) Colombia

(5) France

69. The new name of Abyssinia is :

(1) Zambia

(2) Zaire

(3) Ethiopia

(4) Namibia

(5) Somalia

70. Tropical grassland of Brazil is called :

(1) Savanna

(2) Steppes

(3) Pampas

(4) Campos

(5) Prairies

71. In which country Karbala, the holy city of Shia Muslim is located?

(1) Iran

(2) Iraq

(3) Jordan

(4) Syria

(5) Turkey

72. Where Baglihar Hydroelectric Project is located?

(1) Ferozepur District of Punjab

(2) Doda District of Jammu & Kashmir

(3) Faridkot District of Punjab

(4) Baramula District of Jammu & Kashmir

(5) Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh

73. Which one of the following does not share its boundary with Arunachal Pradesh?

(1) China

(2) Assam

(3) Bhutan

(4) Nagaland

(5) Meghalaya

74. Which one among the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(1) Chitrakote Falls — Chhattisgarh

(2) Gokak Falls — Karnataka

(3) Dhuandhar Falls — Madhya Pradesh

(4) Duduma Falls —Assam

(5) Khandadhar Falls — Odisha

75. Which one of the following is not a mineral?

(1) Slate

(2) Limestone

(3) Coal

(4) Bauxite

(5) Calcite

76. Which of the following State has International Border with three countries?

(1) West Bengal

(2) Sikkim

(3) Mizoram

(4) Arunachal Pradesh

(5) Jammu & Kashmir

77. Who was the first monarch of Utkal to declare himself as the Deputy of Lord Jagannath?

(1) Chodaganga Dev

(2) Ananga Bhima Dev III

(3) Yayati l

(4) Kapilendra Dev

(5) Purusottam Dev

78. Which newspaper did inspire national spirit during the Non- cooperation Movement?

(1) The Utkal Dipika

(2) The Utkal Putra

(3) The Utkal Vatika

(4) The Samaj

(5) The Hitaisini

79. In which Zamindari-estate in Odisha a massive peasant movement did

break out during Non-cooperation Movement?

(1) Kujang

(2) Dompada

(3) Kanika

(4) Parikuda

(5) Kalakala

80. When did the Prajamandal Movement begin in Odisha?

(1) 1922

(2) 1932

(3) 1935

(4) 1938

(5) 1942

81. Which place did not come under the Indus Valley Culture?

(1) Peshawar

(2) Harappa

(3) Lothal

(4) Kot Diji

(5) Ropar

82. Which was considered as the main wealth of Aryans?

(1) Land

(2) Gold

(3) Silver

(4) Pastures

(5) Cattle

83. In which language did Buddha teach?

(1) Sanskrit

(2) Magadhi

(3) Pali

(4) Shauraseni

(5) Maithili

84. To which dynasty did Kharvela belong?

(1) Gangas

(2) Sungas

(3) Cholas

(4) Chedis

(5) Pandyas

85. Who was the Commander of Satyagrahis during the Civil Disobedience Movement in Odisha?

(1) Harekrushna Mahatab

(2) Pandit Gopabandhu Dash

(3) Acharya Harihar Dash

(4) Surendra Nath Das

(5) Surajmal Saha

86. “Kausalya Gang” an artificial lake near Dhauli hills was dug by :

(1) Chodaganga Dev

(2) Ananga Bhima Devil

(3) Narasimha Dev |

(4) Bhanu Dev!

(5) Bhanu Devil

87. ‘Ghoomar’ is a dance form from :

(1) Jammu & Kashmir

(2) Punjab

(3) Himachal Pradesh

(4) Rajasthan

(5) Uttarakhand

88. Who among the following Mughal rulers granted the English Company Diwani over Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa by the Treaty of Allahabad?

(1) Ahmad Shah

(2) Alamgir Il

(3) ShahAlam Il

(4) Akbar Shah Il

(5) ShahAlam |

89. Who was the Governor-General when the Revolt of 1857 started?

(1) Lord Canning

(2) Lord Cornwallis

(3) Lord Dalhousie

(4) Lord Bentinck

(5) Lord Rippon

90. Where was the first university in modern India established?

(1) Bombay

(2) Calcutta

(3) Lahore

(4) Madras

(5) Benaras

91. In MS Word which one of the following function keys is pressed for spelling and grammar check?

(1) F2

(2) F5

(3) F7

(4) F9

(5) F12

92. In ‘https://’, s stands for :

(1) Surfing

(2) Server

(3) Sharing

(4) Secure

(5) Sourcing

93. Which of the following specifies the distance between page margins and the text written in text area?

(1) Format

(2) Indent

(3) Word wrap

(4) Tab stop

(5) Hanging Indent

93. Fill Handle is small —in the right bottom corner of any

selection of cells in an MS Excel spreadsheet.

(1) Black Circle

(2) Black Rectangle

(3) Black Semi-circle

(4) Black Square

(5) Black Triangle

 

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