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Questions & Answers for Class 6-8, January 2015

1) Fill in the blanks: Akash was …………. asleep and could not be easily awakened.
a. high
b. fast
c. severe
d. in
The correct answer is : fast
2) Number of players in Volleyball is?
a. 4
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7
The correct answer is : 6
3) Author of Malgudi Days is?
a. R K Narayan
b. Vikram Seth
c. Anita Desai
d. Mulk Raj Anand
The correct answer is : R K Narayan
4) Who discovered sea route to India via Cape of Good Hope?
a. Christopher Columbus
b. Kepler
c. Vasco-de-Gama
d. Marco Polo
The correct answer is : Vasco-de-Gama
5) Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra is associated with which sports?
a. Boxing
b. Wrestling
c. Archery
d. Shooting
The correct answer is : Shooting
6) Find the missing number - 10, 12, 9, 13, 8, ?, 7, 15.
a. 11
b. 7
c. 14
d. 12
The correct answer is : 14
7) Which of the following is not a grassland?
a. Veld
b. Selvas
c. Steppes
d. Downs
The correct answer is : Selvas
8) Find the correctly spelt word-
a. hippopotomous
b. hipopotamus
c. hippopotamus
d. hippopatemus
The correct answer is : hippopotamus
9) If day before yesterday was Sunday, what day will fall on day after tomorrow?
a. Saturday
b. Wednesday
c. Friday
d. Thursday
The correct answer is : Thursday
10) In which country 17th Asian Games 2014 was held?
a. China
b. South Korea
c. North Korea
d. Japan
The correct answer is : South Korea
11) Teeth and Bones acquire strength and rigidity from:
a. Fluorine
b. Chlorine
c. Sodium
d. Calcium
The correct answer is : Calcium
12) Chinook, Foehn, Blizzard, Norwester and Harmattan are the examples of?
a. wind
b. grassland
c. soil
d. breeds of cow
The correct answer is : wind
13) Brightest planet of the solar system is?
a. Mercury
b. Venus
c. Jupiter
d. Saturn
The correct answer is : Venus
14) What is the minimum age perscribed to become the President of India?
a. 25 years
b. 30 years
c. 35 years
d. 40 years
The correct answer is : 35 years
15) Study of heavenly bodies is called?
a. Aeronautics
b. Astronomy
c. Astrology
d. Evolution
The correct answer is : Astronomy
16) In a division sum, a student took 63 as divisor instead of 36. His answer was 24. The correct answer is:
a. 36
b. 42
c. 32
d. 28
The correct answer is : 42
17) CD-ROM stands for?
a. Compactable Read Only Memory
b. Compact Date Read Only Memory
c. Compactable Disk Read Only
d. Compact Disk Read Only Memory
The correct answer is : Compact Disk Read Only Memory
18) Select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the word - INTERNATIONAL
The correct answer is : TERMINAL
19) Fill in the blanks: She is clever ……………… painting.
a. in
b. with
c. at
d. on
The correct answer is : at
20) Solve: 147 ÷ 7 ÷ 0.3 = ?
a. 0.63
b. 70
c. 63
d. 54
The correct answer is : 70
21) Which state of India records the highest production of tea?
a. Assam
b. West Bengal
c. Kerala
d. Karnataka
The correct answer is : Assam
22) The least number that must be added to 1901 so that the sum may be a perfect square is:
a. 35
b. 32
c. 30
d. 29
The correct answer is : 35
23) A book containing summarised information on all the branches of knowledge:
a. Dictionary
b. Encyclopedia
c. Anthology
d. Directory
The correct answer is : Encyclopedia
24) The product of two numbers is 336. Their sum exceeds their difference by 28. The numbers are:
a. 42, 8
b. 24, 14
c. 21,16
d. 48,7
The correct answer is : 24, 14
25) Which of the following is not an input device in a computer system?
a. Keyboard
b. Mouse
c. Printer
d. Joystick
The correct answer is : Printer
26) In cricket, the difference between the wickets is:
a. 18 yards apart
b. 20 yards apart
c. 22 yards apart
d. 24 yards apart
The correct answer is : 22 yards apart
27) The average of all the prime numbers between 1 and 20 is:
a. 9.625
b. 9.75
c. 8.66
d. 10.625
The correct answer is : 9.625
28) Find the word which can be formed using the letters of the word - MOUNTAIN only once:
The correct answer is : NATION
29) Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon at?
a. Vaishali
b. Pataliputra
c. Sanchi
d. Sarnath
The correct answer is : Sarnath
30) Present tense of "Did" is:
a. Do
b. Did
c. Done
d. None of these
The correct answer is : Do
31) 1 minute 48 seconds in the percentage of 1 hour is represented by:
a. 0.05
b. 0.02
c. 0.03
d. 0.04
The correct answer is : 0.03
32) Bhakra Nangal dam is built on the river?
a. Ganga
b. Sutlej
c. Ravi
d. Krishna
The correct answer is : Sutlej
33) Caddie, Put, Tee, Bogey are the terms related to which sports?
a. Hockey
b. Golf
c. Billiards
d. Chess
The correct answer is : Golf
34) Who was known as Punjab Kesari?
a. Sardar Bhagat Singh
b. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
c. Lala Lajpat Rai
d. Dadabhai Naoroji
The correct answer is : Lala Lajpat Rai
35) Yash is at 21st position in a class of 51 boys. What is his position from the end?
a. 27
b. 31
c. 29
d. 28
The correct answer is : 31
36) 2018 FIFA Football World Cup will be held at?
a. China
b. Russia
c. Australia
d. England
The correct answer is : Russia
37) What is the least number to be added to 2530 to make it a perfect square?
a. 71
b. 83
c. 50
d. 65
The correct answer is : 71
38) The first Indian to win a gold medal at the Olympics is?
a. Abhinav Bindra
b. Sushil Kumar
c. Leander Paes
d. Vijender Kumar
The correct answer is : Abhinav Bindra
39) Select the one which is different - Rhombus, Diagonal, Pentagon, Circle
a. Rhombus
b. Diagonal
c. Pentagon
d. Circle
The correct answer is : Circle
40) Total number of states in India are?
a. 27
b. 28
c. 29
d. 30
The correct answer is : 29
41) Find the missing number - 5, 6, 10, 19, 35, ?
a. 60
b. 70
c. 80
d. 90
The correct answer is : 60
42) The largest country (in area) in Africa is?
a. South Africa
b. Sudan
c. Algeria
d. Egypt
The correct answer is : Algeria
43) Find the similar relation: Court : Justice :: School : ?
a. Teacher
b. Headmaster
c. Student
d. Education
The correct answer is : Education
44) A person who is unable to pay off his debts is called?
a. Beggar
b. Miser
c. Insolvent
d. Spendthrift
The correct answer is : Insolvent
45) Yuan is the currency of?
a. Japan
b. China
c. South Korea
d. Myanmar
The correct answer is : China
46) The country consisted of largest number of islands is?
a. Papua New Guinea
b. Philipines
c. Japan
d. Indonesia
The correct answer is : Indonesia
47) Solve: 27% of 450 - ? % of 375 = 76.5
a. 14
b. 19
c. 12
d. 15
The correct answer is : 12
48) The time taken for the sunlight to reach the earth is about:
a. 6 minutes 5.5 seconds
b. 8 minutes 16.6 seconds
c. 9 minutes 8.8 seconds
d. 10 minutes 3.3 seconds
The correct answer is : 8 minutes 16.6 seconds
49) Find the odd one out: Snake, Lizard, Whale fish, Crocodile
a. Snake
b. Lizard
c. Whale fish
d. Crocodile
The correct answer is : Whale fish
50) Which one of the following word is correctly spelt?
a. Benefeted
b. Benifited
c. Benefitted
d. Benifitted
The correct answer is : Benefitted