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Allen Scholarship Cum Admission Test Class VIII Sample Paper 2018

Name of the Organisation : ALLEN Career Institute
Exam : ALLEN Scholarship Cum Admission Test – ASAT
Course : Pre-Nurture & Career Foundation
Location : Rajasthan
Year : 2018
Document Type : Sample Paper
Category : FOR VII to VIII Moving Students
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Allen ASAT Class VIII Sample Paper

** Pre-Nurture & Career Foundation
** FOR VII to VIII Moving Students

Related : Allen Scholarship Cum Admission Test Class VII Sample Question Paper 2018 : www.pdfquestion.in/26184.html

** ALLEN conducts ALLEN Scholarship cum Admission Test (ASAT) before the phase commencement of a particular course.
** It is mandatory to qualify ASAT for admission in any of the Course, where ASAT is applicable. The students can appear in it and avail the benefit of scholarships which would be given to them in accordance with their performance in the test.

Instructions

1. This booklet is your Question Paper. DO NOT break seal of Booklet until the invigilator instructs to do so.
2. Fill your Form No. in the space provided on the top of this page.

3. The Answer Sheet is provided to you separately which is a machine readable Optical Response Sheet (ORS). You have to mark your answers in the ORS by darkening bubble, as per your answer choice, by using black & blue ball point pen.
4. Total Questions to be Attempted 80. Part-I : 20 Questions & Part-II : 60 Questions.

5. After breaking the Question Paper seal, check the following:
a. There are 13 pages in the booklet containing question no. 1 to 80 under 2 Parts i.e. Part-I & Part-II.
b. Part-I contains total 20 questions of IQ (Mental Ability).
c. Part-II contains total 60 questions under 4 sections which are – Section (A) : Physics, Section (B) : Chemistry, Section(C) : Biology & Section (D): Mathematics.

6. Marking Scheme :
a. If darkened bubble is RIGHT answer : 4 Marks.
b. If no bubble is darkened in any question: No Mark.
c. Only for part – II : If darkened bubble is WRONG answer: -1 Mark (Minus One Mark).

7. Think wisely before darkening bubble as there is negative marking for wrong answer.
8. If you are found involved in cheating or disturbing others then your ORS will be cancelled.
9. Do not put any stain on ORS and hand it over back properly to the invigilator.

Part – I

** This section contains 20 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.

IQ Mental Ability

1. What number should replace the question mark in the diagram?
(1) 11
(2) 14
(3) 28
(4) 12

3. In the question below, you are given a figure (X) followed by four alternative figures (1), (2), (3) and (4) such that fig. (X) is embedded in one of them. Trace out the figure which contains fig. (X) as its part.

Directions (Q.4 & Q.5) : Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting in two rows three in each, facing each other.
E is not at the end of any row.
D is second to the left of F.
C the neighbour of E, is sitting diagonally opposite to D.
B is the neighbour of F.

4. Who among the following are sitting in the same row ?
(1) A and B
(2) C and F
(3) C and B
(4) A and E

5. If D and E exchange their seats who will be the neighbours of D in the new seating arrangment ?
(1) only C
(2) only B
(3) E and B
(4) C and A

7. If MUSK is coded as 146816, then ZERO will be coded as
(1) 1015
(2) 122912
(3) 1813
(4) 914

Directions (Q.8 & Q.9) Nine cricket fans are watching a match in a stadium. Seated in one row, they are J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q and R. L is to the right of M and at third place to the right of N. K is at one end of the row. Q is seated adjacent to both O and P. O is at the third place to the left of K. J is immediate next to left of O.

8. Who is sitting at the centre of the row ?
(1) L
(2) J
(3) O
(4) R

9. Which of the following statement is true ?
(1) N is two seats away from J.
(2) M is at one extreme end.
(3) R and P are neighbours.
(4) There is one person between L and O.

10. How many p’s are there with ‘f’ before and after them in the sequence?
f p f p p c f f f p f p f p f p p f f p p p f f f p f p f p f p p f f p f
(1) 3
(2) 6
(3) 7
(4) 8

Part – II

** This section contains 12 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.

Section A – Physics

21. Choose the incorrect match.
(1) m/s ??velocity
(2) m/s2 – acceleration
(3) light year – distance
(4) m2/s – displacement

22. Dhruv made this chart about an experiment in his science class. In this experiment, the students watched a piece of ice warm and change from a solid to a gas on a stove. What should Dhruv label the x-axis and the y-axis on the chart?
(1) x-axis: time ; y-axis: temperature
(2) x-axis: temperature ; y-axis: time
(3) x-axis: weight ; y-axis: time
(4) x-axis: temperature ; y-axis: weight

23. What is the order of the colours in the spectrum formed when white light passes through a triangular prism?
(1) red, orange, green, blue, yellow, indigo, violet
(2) red, orange, green, yellow, blue, indigo, violet
(3) red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
(4) red, yellow, orange, green, blue, indigo, violet

24. A quantity has value of –6.0 ms–1. It may be the
(1) Speed of a particle
(2) Velocity of a particle
(3) Position of a particle
(4) Displacement of a particle

25. The figure shows air-filled bulbs connected by a U-tube partly filled with alcohol. What happens to the levels of alcohol in the limbs X and Y when an electric bulb placed midway between the bulbs is lighted?
(1) The level of alcohol falls in both limbs.
(2) The level of alcohol in the limb X rises while that in limb Y falls.
(3) The level of alcohol in limb X falls while that in limb Y rises.
(4) There is no change in the levels of alcohol in the two limbs.

26. A virtual image can never be
(1) smaller than the object.
(2) larger than the object.
(3) captured on paper.
(4) upright if the object is upright.

27. A car moves with a speed of 60 km h–1 for 20 min and then at a speed of 30 km h–1 for the next 20 min. The total distance covered by the car is
(1) 10 km
(2) 20 km
(3) 30 km
(4) 40 km

28. Which of the following motions is not uniform?
(1) A satellite in orbit around the Earth.
(2) A ball rolls along a table without changing velocity.
(3) A jogger runs 50 m along a straight track at a constant speed.
(4) An elevator moves vertically upward at zero acceleration.

29. Freezing point on a thermometer is marked as 20º and boiling point as 150º. A temperature of 60 ºC on this thermometer will be read as
(1) 25º
(2) 65º
(3) 98º
(4) 110º

30. Stainless steel pans are usually provided with copper bottoms. The reason for this could be that
(1) Copper bottom makes the pan more durable
(2) Such pans appear colourful
(3) Copper is a better conductor of heat than the stainless steel
(4) Copper is easier to clean than the stainless steel

Section B – Chemistry

This section contains 11 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
33. Which of these will react with oxygen to form an acidic oxide?
(1) Sodium
(2) Sulphur
(3) Calcium
(4) Zinc

34. Which of the following is true for acids ?
(1) Bitter and change red litmus blue.
(2) Sour and change red litmus blue.
(3) Sour and change blue litmus red.
(4) Bitter and change blue litmus red.

35. Which of the following are chemical changes?
(i) Decaying of wood
(ii) Burning of wood
(iii) Growth of wood in a tree.
(iv) Hammering of a nail into a piece of wood.
(1) (i) & (ii)
(2) (ii) & (iv)
(3) (iii) & (iv)
(4) (i), (ii) & (iii)

36. Three substances given below are kept in open for a few days and some changes were observed
Which of the substances will show chemical changes ?
(1) Eggs
(2) Plastic bottle
(3) Both Eggs and moth balls
(4) None of these

37. Which of the following statement is INCORRECT?
(1) H2SO4 is known as KING OF CHEMICALS.
(2) Aqua Regia is a mixture of conc. HCl and conc. HNO3 in the ratio of 3 : 1
(3) The acid found in lemons is oxalic acid.
(4) The characteristic properties of acids is due to the hydronium ion.

38. Rishabh was performing an experiment with a blue coloured solution (X) in a beaker. By mistake a shaving blade fell into the beaker. After half an hour, he found that the colour of the solution in beaker changed to green (Y). What could be the solutions X and Y respectively ?
(1) Copper sulphate, Iron sulphate
(2) Iron sulphate, Copper sulphate
(3) Iron sulphate, Zinc sulphate
(4) Copper sulphate, Zinc sulphate

39. State which of the following is not likely to be an element.
I. On heating it gives off a gas and leaves a residue.
II. Burns in air to form carbon dioxide and water.
III. Changes into solid at 273 K and to a gas at 373 K.
(1) I
(2) II and III
(3) I and III
(4) I, II, III

40. Which of the following solids undergo sublimation upon heating ?
(1) Sugar
(2) NaCl
(3) Ice
(4) Camphor

Section C – Biology

This section contains 12 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
44. Match Column I with Column II and choose the correct option.
P. Insect I. Skin
Q. Fishes II. Gills
R. Earthworm III. Trachea
S. Human IV. Lungs
(1) P – III, Q – II, R – I, S – IV
(2) P – I, Q – II, R – III, S – IV
(3) P – IV, Q – III, R – II, S – I
(4) P – III, Q – I, R – II, S – IV

45. The first compartment of cattle’s stomach whose main function is to digest cellulose is
(1) Rumen
(2) Reticulum
(3) Omasum
(4) Abomasum

46. Which of the following best explains why many birds and mammals migrate during the winter?
(1) To escape predators.
(2) To reproduce in a more favourable environment.
(3) To find a better environment in which to settle permanently.
(4) To find a more favourable environment in which to hibernate.

47. Digestion of carbohydrate takes place in
(1) Oesophagus and small intestine
(2) Stomach and large intestine
(3) Buccal cavity and small intestine
(4) Small intestine and large intestine

48. On what would an animal with a long digestive system and a large caecum probably feed on?
(1) Insects
(2) Bacteria
(3) Plants
(4) Herbivores

49. Abhi fell down from a tricycle and got minor injuries on his body. He noticed that blood was coming out from the injuries but it stopped after sometime and a dark red clot was formed there. The clot is formed because of the presence of
(1) Red blood cells
(2) Plasma
(3) White blood cells
(4) Platelets

50. If you chew on a piece of bread long enough, it will begin to taste sweet because
(1) maltase is breaking down maltose
(2) lipases are forming fatty acids
(3) amylase is breaking down starches to disaccharides
(4) disaccharides are forming glucose

Section D – Mathematics

** This section contains 25 Multiple Choice Questions. Each question has four choices (1), (2), (3) and (4) out of which ONLY ONE is correct.
56. Of the three angles of a triangle, one is twice the smallest and another is three times the smallest. Find the smallest angle.
(1) 30°
(2) 40°
(3) 35°
(4) 50°

57. (–27) × (–16) + (–27) × (–14) = ?
(1) –810
(2) 810
(3) –54
(4) 54

58. How much pure alcohol must be added to 400 ml of a 15% solution to make its strength 32% ?
(1) 40 ml
(2) 125 ml
(3) 100 ml
(4) 150 ml

59. A man goes 10 m due east and then 24 m due north. Find his distance from the starting point.
(1) 26 m
(2) 25 m
(3) 24 m
(4) 27 m

60. If a, b, c are integers, such that a > b, then
(1) a × c > b × c, if c is positive
(2) a × c < b × c, if c is positive
(3) a × c > b × c, if c is negative
(4) None of these

Answer Key

Que.: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Ans.: 2 2 3 4 4 2 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 4 1 2 4 3 1
Que.: 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
Ans.: 4 1 3 2 3 3 3 1 3 3 1 2 2 3 4 4 3 1 4 1
Que.: 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
Ans.: 4 2 3 1 1 2 3 3 4 3 4 2 2 1 1 1 2 3 1 1
Que.: 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80
Ans.: 1 1 4 2 4 1 4 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 4 4 3

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