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Exam Name : Haryana State Level Talent Search Examination
Class : 10th
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SCERT Haryana State Level Talent Search Exam Sample Paper


Mental Ability Test :
Q.1 If in a certain code ADMIRE is written as AIDRME, then how would ADORES be written in the same code?:

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Q.2 Which group of letters is different from others?:

Q.3 If in a certain code ‘facing problems with health’ is coded as ‘mlp hlt ngi snk’ ‘rise with every challenge’ is coded as ‘snk, rtv, lne riy’ facing challenge each day is coded as ‘ngi riy nop hus’. ‘health problems on rise’ is coded as ‘hlt sa rtv mlp’ then whose code can be ‘riy snk mlp’:
(1) problems every day
(2) with health day
(3) facing every challenge
(4) challenge with health

Q.4 A series of small letters is given which follow a certain pattern. However some letters are missing from the series. You have to find out the right set of letters from alternatives that can be inserted into the blanks of the series. _a_b_abaa_bab_abb:
(1) aaabb
(2) ababb
(3) babab
(4) babba


Directions : (Q. 5 – 6)
The numbers have been arranged under some rule. Based on that rule, which number will come in place of the question mark?

Q.5 445, 221, 109, 53, 25, 11, ?:
(1) 2
(2) 4
(3) 6
(4) 8

Q.6 6, 15, 35, 77, 143, ?:
(1) 171
(2) 181
(3) 191
(4) 221


Directions : (Q. 7 -9)
In each of the following figures, numbers are written according to some patterns and one number is missing, shown by question mark. Find the missing number that replaces the question mark.

Q.7: Image
(1) 84
(2) 195
(3) 240
(4) 275

Q.8: Image
(1) 1
(2) 2
(3) 6
(4) 10

(1) 15
(2) 18
(3) 20
(4) 25

Q.10 Find the letter to be placed in place of ‘?’ in the figure given:
(1) M
(2) L
(3) N
(4) R

Q.11 How many triangles are in the given figure?:
(1) 11
(2) 13
(3) 15
(4) 17

Q.12 Choose the correct mirror image of the figure (X) from four alternatives given along with it. The mirror has been represented by a line MN

Q.13 A clock seen through a mirror shows quarter past three. What is the correct time?:
(1) 9:45
(2) 9:15
(3) 8:45
(4) 3:15

Q.14 Choose the correct water image of the figure (X) from the four alternatives given along with it.

Q.15 Among all the alternatives marked (1), (2), (3) and (4), select the one which satisfies the same condition of placement of the dot (s) as in Fig

Q.16 Choose the alternative which will be formed after folding the fig (X) into a cube:
(1) A & B only
(2) B & C only
(3) B & D only
(4) A, B, C and D

Q.17 Four positions of a dice are shown opposite to which face number 6 will appear:
(1) 2
(2) 3
(3) 4
(4) 5

Q.18 Two positions of a dice are shown. Which number will appear on the face opposite the one having 3?:
(1) 2
(2) 4
(3) 5
(4) 6


Directions : (Q. 19 – 20)
In each question two or three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II are given. Decide which of the given conclusions logically follows the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer:
(1) If only conclusion I follows
(2) If only conclusion II follows
(3) If both I and II follows
(4) If neither I nor II follows

Q.19 Statements :
Some pencils are blankets.
All blankets are erasers.
I. No eraser is a pencil
II. All blankets to be pencils is a possibility.

Q.20 Statements:
All stars are bottles
Some bottles are papers
No paper is a calendar
I. All stars to be papers is a possibility
II. No Calendar is a bottle.


Directions : (Q. 22 – 23)
The questions are based on the following diagrams. Study the diagrams carefully and answer the questions.
Q.22 What is true for F?
(1) A l l H o n e s t E u r o p e a n swimmers.
(2) All Honest Advocates who are swimmers also.
(3) All non-European Advocates who are honest swimmers.
(4) All non-European who are honest swimmers.

Q.23 The advocates from Europe who are dishonest swimmers is denoted by?
(1) J
(2) K
(3) L
(4) H


Directions : (Q. 24 to 25)
Radha is wife of Mohan. She has three sons respectively as older – Suresh, Rakesh and Satish. Bimla is only daughter of Radha. She is youngest. Name of their wives are Sudha, Savita and Sita respectively. Mr Raghunath is husband of Bimla. Suresh has two daughters as Kamla and Sarla. He has a son Deepak. Rakesh has three sons namely as Sohan, Ramu and Kewal. Satish has one son (Shrikant) one daughter (Shobha). Bimla has also one son (Sagar) and one daughter (Sarika).
Q.24 Bimla is related to Kamla as
(1) Sister
(2) Aunt
(3) Niece
(4) Grand Mother

Q.25 How many members are there in the family?
(1) 16
(2) 18
(3) 19
(4) 20

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  1. Please tell the answer for Question 4.

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