IPO Rajsthan Circle exam paper was conducted on 27 April 2014 at various exam centers in the state. Below is IPO Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant exam full question paper with solution. These question are the same as Post Office Rajsthan 2014 exam paper PDF and answers here are similar to as provided by official Post Office website.

There were 100 questions asked in the test paper among General Ability, English, Maths and reasoning section. Each section has 25 questions with 4 objective answers. Only one answer was correct.

Rajsthan Postal / Sorting Asst 2014 Exam paper with Solution:

  1. As per the constitutional provisions, who has the absolute and ultimate powers regarding the passing of money bills:
    1. The House of the people
    2. The Council of States
    3. The speaker of the House of the people
    4. The Ex- officio Chairman of the Council of states
  2. As per the constitution of India, the reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India relating to the accounts of a state shall be submitted to:
    1. The President of India
    2. The Governor of the State
    3. The Finance Minister of India
    4. The Chief Minister of the State
  3. The Governor of a state is appointed by:
    1. Chief Minister of the State
    2. Chief Justice of Supreme Court
    3. President of India
    4. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  4. When cripps mission came to India, who among the following was Viceroy of India:
    1. Lord Irwin
    2. Lord Linlithgo
    3. Lord Wavell
    4. Lord Willingdon
  5. Which Sikh Guru was executed by Aurangzeb?
    1. Guru Arjun Dev
    2. Guru Ram Das
    3. Guru Teg Bahadur
    4. Guru Gobind Singh
  6. The most Common measure of estimating Inflation in India is –
    1. Price Index
    2. Whole Sale Price Index
    3. Consumer Price Index
    4. Price Index of Industrial Goods
  7. This is an apparatus for measuring increase or rate of growth in plants:
    1. Auxanometer
    2. Hemacytometer
    3. Spectrophotometer
    4. Calorimeter
  8. About what percent of area of our country is the plateau region possessing rich reserves of minerals, fossil fuels and forests?
    1. 43%
    2. 27%
    3. 50%
    4. 15%
  9. The planet nearest to the Sun and closest to the Earth are respectively:
    1. Venus and Mercury
    2. Mercury and Venus
    3. Jupiter and Venus
    4. Jupiter and Mercury
  10. Identify the mismatched pair:
    1. Smallest Ocean — Arctic Ocean
    2. Lowest Point on Earth —- Mariana Trench
    3. Largest Ocean —– Pacific Ocean
    4. Smallest Continent —- Australia
  11. Which country recently won ICC World cup T-20 match:
    1. Pakistan
    2. India
    3. Sri-Lanka
    4. South Africa
  12. The amount of oxygen required by bacteria to break down the organic matter present in a certain volume of a sample water, is called:
    1. BOD
    2. COD
    3. BOD and COD both
    4. None of the above
  13. Who is the present Governor of the state of Rajasthan?
    1. Shivraj Patil
    2. Smt. Margaret Alva
    3. Prabhu Ram
    4. None of these
  14. Who was recently appointed as interim president of BCCI board by the Supreme Court of India?
    1. Kapil Dev
    2. Sunil Gavaskar
    3. N. Srinivasan
    4. Sachin Tendulkar
  15. Which of the following countries has become first to pass Climate Act?
    1. Australia
    2. Germany
    3. Canada
    4. USA
  16. The winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, 2013 for writings in Rajasthani Language:
    1. Aaidan Singh Bhati
    2. Atul Kanak
    3. Ambika Dutt
    4. Mangat Badal
  17. The chief election commissioner can be removed from office only:
    1. By the President of India
    2. By Supreme Court of India
    3. By Union Public Service Commission
    4. Through impeachment by Parliament
  18. Hindi movie “Shahid” won two awards in 61st National film awards. This film is based on the life of:
    1. A murdered human Rights lawyer
    2. A murdered right to information activist
    3. An Environmentalist
    4. Slums in Mumbai
  19. Who represented India in recently concluded the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit held in Neatherlands:
    1. Manmohan Singh
    2. S.M. Krishna
    3. Salman Khurshid
    4. None of these
  20. “Bharat Kesri” award is given in the sport
    1. Judo    2.Wrestling    3.Boxing    4. Malla- khambh
  21. India’s first credit bureau through which commercial banks will share credit history of the customers:
    1. MCX
    2. CRISIL
    3. SEBI
    4. CIBIL
  22. The outer part of a railway track near the bend or a curve is generally raised:
    1. To prevent the fast wear and tear of railway track
    2. To produce the necessary centripetal force
    3. To produce the necessary gravitational force
    4. To enhance the speed of the train
  23. The number of images of an object formed by two mirrors inclined at an angle of 60° is:
    1. 6
    2. 5
    3. 4
    4. 7
  24. What is the “ Motto” of Olympics 2016:
    1. One world, One Dream
    2. Live your passion
    3. Inspire a Generation
    4. The celebration of the century
  25. Pungency in chillies is due to:
    1. Capsaicin
    2. Solanin
    3. Isothiocyanates
    4. None of these
  26. The smallest number which should be added to the number 4577 so that the result is a perfect square is:
    1. 46
    2. 48
    3. 47
    4. 49
  27. Find the sum of first 57 natural numbers:
    1. 1453
    2. 1663
    3. 1563
    4. 1653DIRECTIONS:(Que. No. 28 to 31) What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions.
  28. 8^0.4 x 4^1.6 x 2^1.6=?
    1. 81
    2. 64
    3. 84
    4. 28
  29. 57.75 ÷ 7 = ? % of 30
    1. 25.5
    2. 26.5
    3. 27.5
    4. 30.5
  30. If 1/4.828=0.2071 then 1/0.0004828=?
    1. 2071
    2. 2.071
    3. 20.71
    4. 207.1
  31. Rajasthan Question 31
    1. 6
    2. 7
    3. 8
    4. None of these
  32. In a class there are 80 students and their average marks in the annual examination is 45. If the average marks of passed students is 55 and average marks of failed students is 30, then find out the number of students who failed.
    1. 48
    2. 32
    3. 36
    4. None of these
  33. The average age of 5 members of a family is 22 years. If youngest member is 5 year old, what was the average age of family at the time of the birth of youngest member?
    1. 21 years
    2. 22(1/2 )years
    3. 21(1/4) Years
    4. None of these
  34. Radhika, Sanya and Devika can do a piece of work in 36, 48 and 72 days respectively. They work alternatively, first day– Radhika, second day– Sanya, Third day– Devika, fourth day– Radhika and so on. How many days will be needed to complete the work like this way?
    1. 48 days
    2. 36 days
    3. 45 days
    4. None of these
  35. Shailendra gets Rs.380 for every day that he works. If he earns Rs. 8740 in a month of 31 days, for how many days did he work?
    1. 21 days
    2. 22 days
    3. 26 days
    4. 23 days
  36. There are sufficient food for 900 men for 72 days. After 63 days, 450 men leave the place. For how many days will the rest of the food last for the rest of the men?
    1. 16 days
    2. 17 days
    3. 15 days
    4. 18 days
  37. A sum of money becomes 5(1/2) times in 30 years at simple interest. Find the rate of interest?
    1. 10%
    2. 15%
    3. 12%
    4. 18%
  38. A certain sum at a certain rate of simple interest amounts to Rs.1200 in 4 years and Rs.1450 in 9 years. Find the sum and rate of interest:
    1. Rs.500,10%
    2. Rs.800,8%
    3. Rs.900,7%
    4. Rs. 1000, 5%
  39. Find the compound interest for a sum of Rs. 9875 in 2 years, if the rate of interest for the first year is 6% and for the second year is 8%:
    1. 1429.9
    2. 1399.9
    3. 1639.9
    4. None of these
  40. Present age of Alka is 8 times of her daughter’s age. 8 year hence, the ratio of the ages of Alka and her daughter will be 10:3. Find the present age of Alka?
    1. 30 years
    2. 35 years
    3. 36 years
    4. 32 years
  41. Perimeter of a rectangle is 50cm and the length and the breadth are in the ratio of 3:2 respectively. What is the area of rectangle in sq cm?
    1. 100 cm²
    2. 125 cm²
    3. 150 cm²
    4. None of these
  42. The salary of a worker is first increased by 10% and then it is decreased by 10%, what is the change in his salary:
    1. 1% decrease
    2. 1% increase
    3. 2% decrease
    4. 2% increase
  43. By selling a table for Rs. 400 instead of Rs.500, loss percent is increased by 10%. Find the cost price of table?
    1. Rs. 1200
    2. Rs. 1500
    3. Rs. 1000
    4. None of these
  44. A person covers a certain distance with a speed of 24 km/hr. in 8 minutes. If he wants to cover the same distance in 6 minutes, what should be his speed
    1. 28 km/hr.
    2. 32 km/hr.
    3. 34 km/hr.
    4. 36 km/hr.
  45. A motorcycle is twice as fast as a car and car is thrice as fast as scooter. The journey covered by scooter in 54 minutes will be covered by a motorcycle in__:
    1. 8 minutes
    2. 12 minutes
    3. 9 minutes
    4. None of these
  46. The average speed of a car is 90 km/hr. The driver first decreases its average speed by 40% and then increases it by 50%. What is the new average speed now?
    1. 80 km/hr.
    2. 81 km/hr.
    3. 84 km/hr.
    4. 85 km/hr.
  47. A tank is 7 m long and 4 m wide. At what speed should water run through a pipe 5 cm broad and 4 cm deep so that in 6 hour and 18 minutes water level in the tank rises by 4.5 m?
    1. 10 km/hr.
    2. 12 km/hr
    3. 8 km/hr.
    4. None of these
  48. The total cost price of two mobile set is Rs.13600 and their selling-prices are equal. If one of the two mobile set is sold at a loss of 12% and another is sold at a loss of 18%, then the cost price of the mobile set which is sold at a loss of 18% is:
    1. Rs. 7040
    2. Rs. 6840
    3. Rs. 7740
    4. None of these
  49. A vender sells lemons at the rate of 5 for Rs.14 gaining thereby 40%. For how much did he buy a dozen lemon?
    1. Rs.20
    2. rs.22
    3. Rs.24
    4. None of these
  50. The volume of a cuboid is 3840 cm^3. If the length and breadth of the cuboid are 20 cm and 16 cm respectively. Find the height of the cuboid:
    1. 10 cm
    2. 12 cm
    3. 08 cm
    4. None of theseDIRECTION: In the following question, fill in the blank in such a way that makes the correct definition of Adverb
  51. An adverb is a word which modifies the meaning of a ………….., an adjective, or another …………..:
    1. Verb, adverb
    2. Noun, Pronoun
    3. Verb, Noun
    4. Noun, Adverb
  52. In the following question identify the option which is an adverb:
    1. A lonely boy
    2. Friendly neighbours
    3. To rise early
    4. A lovely present
  53. Four sentences are given. Identify the sentence where adverb is used to describe an adjective. Choose the correct option and mark your answer accordingly:
    1. Sita sings well
    2. This is a very sweet mango.
    3. He speaks very fluently.
    4. She spoke to me in a polite manner.
      1. 1 only
      2. 2 only
      3. 3 only
      4. 1, 2 and 3 onlyDIRECTIONS: Fill in the blank with correct preposition.
  54. We travelled ……… Mr. Joshi’s car.
    1. by
    2. in
    3. from
    4. into
  55. Ram goes to the office ……… foot:
    1. by
    2. on
    3. in
    4. from
  56. He lives ……… 45, Dalal street.
    1. in
    2. at
    3. into
    4. by
  57. I have been living ……… Panipat ……… twenty years.
    1. In, since
    2. at, for
    3. in, for
    4. at, from
  58. Identify the correct sentence where conjunction has been used as correlative . Choose the correct option among choices:
    1. He visited not only Agra, but also Delhi
    2. He not only visited Agra, but also Delhi
    3. He visited Agra not only, but Delhi also
    4. He not visited Agra only, but Delhi also
  59. In the following question, fill in the blank with correct compound conjunction:
    He took off his coat ………….. he entered the house.
  1. No sooner
  2. Hardly
  3. As soon as
  4. As much as
  • In the following question, identify the sentence with subordinating conjunction:
    1. She must weep, or she will die
    2. Either she is mad, or she feigns madness
    3. I was annoyed, still I kept quiet.
    4. I would die before I lied
  • In the following question, fill in the blank using correct compound conjunction:
    I will forgive you ………….. you do not repeat the offence.

    1. In order that
    2. On condition that
    3. Even if
    4. Because of
  • In the following question, identify the noun having singular and plural alike:
    1. Aircraft
    2. Species
    3. Sheep
    4. All of the above
  • Identify the incorrect sentence:
    1. Measles is infectious.
    2. His means is small, but he has incurred no debt.
    3. Mathematics is his favourite subject.
    4. Vermin destroy our property and carry disease.
  • The correct plural of the word “Commando” is:
    1. Commandos  
    2. Commendoes
    3. Commandose
    4. Commandeos
  • Identify the incorrect plural form of noun among the following:
    1. Step- daughters
    2. Passers- by
    3. Step-sons
    4. Maids- servant
      DIRECTIONS: Change the following sentence into reported speech and mark the correct option among the choices given:
  • I said to him, “ your brother is a brave boy”.
    1. I told him that his brother was a brave boy.
    2. I told him that your brother was a brave boy.
    3. I asked him that his brother is a brave boy.
    4. I inquired him that his brother is a brave boy.
  • The girl said, “ I must go to Delhi tomorrow”.
    1. The girl said that she would go to Delhi tomorrow.
    2. The girls said that she had to go to Delhi the next day.
    3. The girl said that she will go to Delhi the next day.
    4. The girl said that she must have gone to Delhi that day.DIRECTIONS: The following sentence has been given in reported speech. Changing this into Direct speech, mark the correct option from the choices given.
  • Manish said that he was busy then.
    1. Manish said, “I am busy now”.
    2. Manish said, “we are busy now.”
    3. Manish said, “I would be busy now.”
    4. Manish said, “He was busy when.”
  • Change the following sentence in future perfect continuous tense. Identify the correct option among the choices given:
    I am speaking.

    1. I shall/ will be speaking.
    2. I shall /will have been speaking.
    3. I shall /will have speaking.
    4. I shall/will have spoken.
  • Identify the wrong sentence:
    1. The sun rises in the east.
    2. Honey is sweet
    3. Fortune favoured the brave.
    4. The next flight is at 7:00 tomorrow morning.
  • .Fill in the blank using correct tense;
    I ………… my exercise when Hari came to see me.

    1. Had done
    2. Did
    3. Have done
    4. Will have don.
      DIRECTIONS: (Question No. 72 & 73) Pick the choice closest to the meaning of the word given in capital letters.
  • VINDICTIVE
    1. Contemptuous
    2. Revengeful
    3. Cruel
    4. Inhuman
  • SYCOPHANT
    1. Follower
    2. Flatterer
    3. Cunning
    4. Crony

    DIRECTIONS: (Question No. 74 & 75) Select the nearest Antonyms of the following words out of the given choices.

  • ARROGANT
    1. Prouy    2.Rude  3. Servile    4.Humble
  • COMPASSION
    (A) Inhumanity (B) Cruelty (C) Scorn (D) ForgivenesDIRECTIONS: (Que. No. 76 to 79) Complete the following series.
  • 7, 15, 32, 67 ?
    (A) 137     (B) 136    (C) 138     (D) 140
  • 7, 9, 13, 21, 37, ?
    (A) 67   (B) 69 (C) 168 (D) 65
  • A 1000, E 512, I 216, M 64, ?
    (A) Q 8  (B) Q 18  (C) S 88 (D) P 8
  • 22, 2, 11, 30, 3, 10, 36, 4, 9, 40, 5, ?
    (A) 7   (B) 3    (C) 4  (D)
    DIRECTIONS:
    (Que. No. 80 to 82)
    (i) P, Q, R, S, T and U are travelling in a train.
    (ii) There are two reporters, two teachers, one professor and one Doctor in the group.
    (iii) The professor P is married to S who is a reporter.
    (iv) The Doctor is married to Q who is in the same profession as that ‘U’
    (v) P, R, Q, S are two married couples and nobody in the group has same profession.
    (vi) ‘U’ is brother of R.
  • Which is the following is a pair of teachers?
    (A) S U
    (B) Q U
    (C) P T
    (D) None of these
  • How is R related to U?
    (A) Brother
    (B) Sister
    (C) Uncle
    (D) Cannot be determined
  • Which of the following is a pair of husband?
    (A) PQ
    (B) QS
    (C) PR
    (D) Cannot be determined
  • A and B are brothers. R is the father of B. T is the only sister of S and S is the maternal uncle of A. How is T related to R?
    (A) Brother
    (B) Sister
    (C) Wife
    (D) Mother
  • Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
    (A) Learn
    (B) Study
    (C) Knowledge
    (D) Read
  • From amongst the given alternatives. Select the one in which the set of numbers is most like the set of numbers given below:
    6, 14, 30
    (A) 7, 12, 22
    (B) 8, 16, 20
    (C) 5, 12, 20
    (D) 4, 16, 28
  • Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following words?
    i. Family
    ii. Locality
    iii. Member
    iv. Community
    (A) (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
    (B) (iii), (i), (iv), (ii)
    (C) (iii), (i), (ii), (iv)
    (D) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
  • Which of the following diagrams indicates the best relation between Married, Females and Doctors?
    Rajasthan Question 87
  • If 841 = 3, 932 = 5, 625 = 8 then 828 = ?
    (A) 9     (B) 8     (C) 12    (D) 7
  • Manju walked 30 meters towards East, took a right turn and walked another 40 meters. She again took a left turn and moved 30 meters. In which direction she is now from the starting point?
    (A) East
    (B) North East
    (C) South East
    (D) South
    DIRECTIONS: (Que. No. 90 & 91) Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a round table facing opposite each other.
    (i) A is facing F and G is facing D.
    (ii) H is to the right of B who is not near A.
    (iii) C is to the left of G.
    (iv) B is facing E and E is to the left of C.
  • E is between–
    (A) A and C (B) G and F (C) B and A (D) B and D
  • Whom is C facing?
    (A) B
    (B) H
    (C) E
    (D) None of these
    DIRECTIONS: Select the suitable alternative to satisfy the relationship in the following questions.
  • Book : Publisher : : Film:
    (A) Director (B) Writer (C) Producer (D) Audience
    DIRECTIONS: The following numerals are written in symbol form. Select the choice that represents the given number the best.
  • 9 9 3 4 6 6 2 2:
    (A) ↑ ↑ → ↓ ↑ ↑ Δ Δ
    (B) ↑ ↑ → ↓ ↓ ↑ Δ ∇
    (C) ← ↓ → ↓ → ↑ ↓ ↑
    (D) Δ ∇ → ↓ ↓ ∇ ∇ ↑
  • When it is 10:00 am in Cologne (Germany), the time in Delhi (India) is 2:30 pm the same day. Rajiv caught a flight from Cologne to Delhi at 2:30 pm (according to the time of Cologne). At what time will he reach Delhi by the time of Delhi if the flying time of the flight was 4 hours?
    (A) 10:00 PM   (B) 6:30 PM   (C) 11:00 PM  (D) 8:00 PM
  • If ‘GENERAL’ is written as ‘JHQHUDO’ then ‘STUDENT’ can be coded as–
    (A) UWVXGHW    (B) XWVHGQW   (C) VXWHGQW     (D) VWXGHQW
  • One circle and three capsules like figure are represented by the diagram below. Y represents the circle and W, Z, X represent capsules. The middle digit number of which capsule represents the average of its rest two digit numbers:
    Rajasthan Question 96
    (A) Y      (B) Z      (C) X        (D) W
  • Five boys A, B, C, D and E are sitting on the ladder in this way. E is above A, C under B, B under A and D above C. Who sits at the bottom?
    (A) D or C    (B) D   (C) B   (D) C
  • If ‘Water’ is called ‘air’, air is called ‘green’, ‘green’ is called ‘Rosy’, ‘Rosy’ is called ‘iron’, ‘iron’ is called ‘Red’, ‘Red’ is called ‘Rain’, ‘Rain’ is called ‘tree’, ‘tree’ is called ‘Road’, then what is the colour of human blood?
    (A) Water    (B) Tree   (C) Rain   (D) Iron
  • If 18 January 1999 falls on Tuesday, what day will fall on 18th February 1999?
    (A) Monday   (B) Friday     (C) Thursday     (D) None of these
  • Which digit will appear on the face opposite to the face with number 4 in the following dice?
    Rajasthan Question 100
    (A) 3    (B) 5    (C) 2    (D) 6

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