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Organisation : Directorate of Government Examinations
Exam : National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Examinations – NMMS
Document Type : Sample Question Paper
Category or Subject : Mental ability And Scholastic Aptitude Test
Year : 2015

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Contents :

## BSEAP NMMS Sample Question Paper

Mental ability And Scholastic Aptitude Test :
Time : Part — I: 90 Minutes
Time : Part – II: 90 Minutes

Related : NMMS Scholastic Aptitude Test Model Question Paper : Department Of State Educational Research And Training : www.pdfquestion.in/8858.html

## Reasoning Questions

In the number series given below, one number is missing. Each series is followed by five alternatives: (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5). One of them is the right answer. Indicate it as per the ‘Instructions’
1. 36,29, 22, 15,…..
(1) 6
(2) 5
(3) 8
(4) 7
(5) 4

2. 5, 6, 11, 17, …..
(1) 28
(2) 23
(3) 22
(4) 39
(5) 25

3. 3, 9, 21, 45, …..
(1) 135
(2) 81
(3) 69
(4) 90
(5) 93

4. 4, 12. 36,108,…..
(1) 216
(2) 324
(3) 432
(4) 160
(5) 540

5. 243,81, ….., 9, 3
(1) 18
(2) 36
(3) 45
(4) 27
(5) 54

6. 583, 463, 343,223, ……
(1) 113
(2) 103
(3) 123
(4) 93
(5) 130

7. 115,236,357,478,…..
(1) 589
(2) 499
(3) 699
(4) 498
(5) 599

8. AC, EG, IK, …..
(1) MN
(2) MP
(3) LN
(4) LO
(5) M

9. AZ, BX, CV, …..
(1) DS
(2) ET
(3) DT
(4) DU
(5) DW

10. AF, HL, NQ, …..
(1) SV
(2) SU
(3) TU
(4) TV
(5) ST

11. ZYX, ABC, VUT, EFG, …..
(1) PQR
(2) RPQ
(3) QPO
(4) RQP
(5) QOP

12. In each of these questions, five words are given. If they are arranged in the alphabetical order as in a Dictionary, find out the word which comes first. Indicate your answer as per the ‘Instructions’.
(1) Bean
(2) Bamboo
(3) Beast
(4) Banker
(5) Bangle

13. AFK, BGL, CHM, DIN,…..
(1) GJO ,
(2) EJO
(3) GJN

14. Z, X, U, Q, …..
(1) K
(2) M.
(3) N
(4) J
(5) L

15. ZYX, ABC, VUT, EFG, …..
(1) PQR
(2) RPQ
(3) QPO
(4) RQP
(5) QOP

## Mental ability

Directions :
Question (i to 6):
In the Number series given below, one Number is missing. Each series is followed by five alternative answers (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5). One of them is the right answer. Identify and indicate it as per the “instructions”.
1. 2, 12, 36, 80, 150, ……
(1) 242
(2) 262
(3) 252
(4) 232
(5) 272

2. 992, 552, …… , 132, 30, 6
(1) 305 .
(2) 306
(3) 312
(4) 326
(5) 356

3. 1695, 1700, 1710, 1727, 1753, ……
(1) 1760
(2) 1790.
(3) 1780
(4) 1770
(5) 1800

4, 85,66, 187, 200, 369, 386, ……
(1) 675
(2) 575
(3) 475
(4) 875
(5) 975

## Language Comprehensive Test

Questions (51-55)
Read the following and answer the questions given after it.
Observe the dilemma of the fungus; it is a plant, but it possesses no. chlorophyll. While all other plants put the sun’s energy to work for them combining the nutrients of ground and air into the body structure, the chlorophylless fungus must look elsewhere for an energy supply.
In the search for energy the fungus has become the earth’s major Source of rot and decay. Wherever you see mold forming on a piece of bread, or a pile of leaves turning to compost, or a blown-down tree becoming pulp on the ground, you are watching a fungus eating. Without fungus action the earth would be piled high with dead plant life of past centuries. In fact, certain plants which contain resins that are toxic to fungi will last indefinitely; specimens of the redwood; for instance, can still be found resting on the forest floor, centuries after having been blown down. . . –
51. Which of the following words best describes the fungus as depicted in the passage 2
(1) Unevolved
(3) Toxic
(4) Parasitic

52. The passage states all the following about fungi EXCEPT …
(1) They are responsible for the decomposition of much plant life.
(2) They cannot live completely apart from other plants.
(3) They are poisonous to resin- producing plants.
(4) They are vastly different from other plants.

53. The author’s statement that “You are watching a fungus eating” is best described as , , , … –
(1) figurative
(2) ironical
(3) parenthetical

54. The author is primarly concerned with ……
(1) warning people of the dangers of fungi.
(2), describing the actions of fungi.
(3) writing a humorous essay on fungi.
(4) explaining the long life of some redwoods.

55. As per the passage which plants found resting on the forest floor for centuries 2
(1) fungi
(2) rosewood
(3) redwood
(4) blown down plants.

61. The forest mentioned in the passage was near ……
(1) England
(2) Sherwood forest
(3) Nottinghamshire
(4) A town

62. Robin Hood …… –
(1) fought with the oppressed.
(2) was a rich man.
(3) took benefits away from the poor,
(4) was a benefactor of the poor.

63. ‘Outlaw’ means the one who – – – – – –
(1) works within the law.
(2) respects the law. .
(3) obeys the law.
(4) works against the law.

64. Whoever sought Robin’s help ……- .
(1) went empty-handed.
(2) was ever disappointed.