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CASB English, Reasoning And General Awareness Model Question Paper :

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CASB English Model Question Paper

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow: (Q.No.1 to 4):
Personally I dislike the praise of poverty and suffering. I do not think they are at all desirable, and they ought to be abolished. Nor do I appreciate the ascetic life as a social ideal though it may suit individuals. I understand and appreciate simplicity,equality, self- control but not the torturing of the body, I believe that the mind and habits have also to be trained and brought under control.

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It would be absurd to expect that a person who is given too much self-love can endure much suffering or show unusual self-control or behave like a hero when crisis comes. To be in good moral condition requires as much training to be in physical health.

Q.1. The writer does not like the praise of poverty. It is:
(A) Personal opinion
(B) Opinion of the all people
(C) Opinion of the ascetics
(D) Opinion of the simple people

Q.2. To whom the ascetic life may be suitable?
(A) To the writer
(B) To the socially advanced
(C) To individuals
(D) To all the members of society

Q.3. What does the author mean by ‘ascetic life’ in the passage?
(A) Equality
(B) Self-control
(C) Simplicity
(D) Mortification of the body

Q.4. Which of the following words could replace the word ‘absurd’ as used in the passage?
(A) reasonable
(B) congruous
(C) simple
(D) silly

Identify the incorrectly spelt word:
Q.5. (A) Seperate (B) Occur (C) Receive (D) Accommodate
Choose the word almost similar in meaning to the word given below:
Q.6. Zest
(A) passion (B) apathy (C) lazy (D) boredom
Choose the word almost opposite in meaning to the word given below:
Q.7. Embellish
(A) sacrifice (B) disfigure (C) forfeit (D) indict
Choose the correct one word substitute for the following stem:
Q.8. A well experienced person.
(A) Officer (B) Senior (C) Apprentice (D) Veteran

A sentence, split into four parts, has been given. Choose the best order which produces the original sentence:
Q.9. for backward classes (1) / a vexed problem facing us (2) and to reserve more seats (3) / is the clamour to open more colleges (4)
(A) 2,3,4,1 (B) 2,4,1,3 (C) 2,4,3,1 (D) 2,1,4,3

Choose the most appropriate answer and fill in the blanks: (Q.No.10 to 14)
Q.10. The authorities seem to be ______ concerning the condition of workers.
(A) liberal (B) insensitive (C) ignorant (D) responsible
Q.11. He _______ for a walk daily in the morning.
(A) go (B) shall go (C) will go (D) goes
Q.12. _______ thing of beauty is a joy forever.
(A) A (B) The (C) One (D) An
Q.13. The thunder was accompanied ________ a heavy rain.
(A) from (B) up (C) by (D) with
Q.14. The noun form of ‘detect’ is ________
(A) dictator (B) detention (C) detective (D) detection
Choose the sentence that conveys the same meaning as the given sentence:
Q.15. He is greater than me.
(A) I am not so great as he (B) I am the greatest
(C) I am as great as he (D) He is as great as I

Spot the erroneous parts, if any, in the following sentences: (Q.No.16 to 18)
Q.16. He met with an accident and admitted in the hospital. No error.
Q.17. He stole a dog and sold the dog for Rs.50/-. No error.
Q.18. Both Mili as well as Meena are beautiful. No error.

Change the narration:
Q.19. The teacher said to me, “Be regular and learn your lessons daily.”
(A) The teacher told me to be regular and learn your lessons daily.
(B) The teacher asked me to be regular and learn my lessons daily.
(C) The teacher advised me be regular and learn my lessons daily.
(D) The teacher advised me to be regular and learn my lessons daily.

Change the voice:
Q.20. It is time to buy books.
It is time __________ .
(A) all the books to be bought
(B) for the books are being bought
(C) for the books to be bought
(D) for the books have been bought.

Reasoning And General Awareness (RAGA) Question Paper

Q.1. Which type of waves are used by a ‘RADAR’ for detecting the presence of an aircraft?
(A) Sound Waves
(B) Radio Waves
(C) Electric waves
(D) Ultrasonic Waves

Q.2. Who among the following Sikh Gurus, was executed by Aurangzeb?
(A) Guru Arjun Dev
(B) Guru Govind Singh
(C) Guru Tegh Bahadur
(D) Guru Nanak Dev

Q.3. Which Government controlled organisation has its motto ‘Yogakshemam Vahamyaham’?
(A) Life Insurance Corporation of India
(B) Central Bureau of Investigation
(C) Central Board of Secondary Education
(D) State Bank of India Group

Q.4. _______ is called ‘the land of thousand lakes’.
(A) Switzerland
(B) Sweden
(C) Canada
(D) Finland

Q.5. Who among the following has been vested the exclusive power to grant pardon in case of death sentence?
(A) President of India
(B) Prime Minister of India
(C) Chief Justice of India
(D) Solicitor General of India

Q.6. Of which of the following states, is ‘Garba’, a famous folk dance?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Gujarat
(C) Bihar
(D) Punjab

What is Central Airmen Selection Board ?

Central Airmen Selection Board was formed at Air Force Station New Delhi (AFND) in May 1980 under the direct control of Air HQs. In 1996, it moved from AFND to Brar Square, Naraina. Central Airmen Selection Board is commanded by an Air Commodore who is designated as President CASB.

Role :
The role of Central Airmen Selection Board as outlined in the government approved policy page, is to test and enrol Airmen and NCs(E) for the IAF. Its primary tasks are as follows
** Prepare and standardise selection procedures
** Organise publicity drives
** Prepare question papers
** Conduct Scheduled Test (ST)
** Conduct of recruitment rallies across the country
** Prepare All India Select List
** Enroll candidates

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