# State Level National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Exam-2012 Class-VIII Question Paper With Answer Key

State Level National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Exam-2012 Class-VIII

Part-I

General Mental Ability Test

Directions-(Q. 1-10) Each question has four term. Three term are alike in some way. One term is different from three others. Find out the correct term which are different from three other of its alternative letter.

1.

(A)  Ranchi

(B)  Chennai

(C)  Agartala

(D)  Pune

2.

(A)  Mathematics

(B)  Trigonometry

(C)  Algebra

(D)  Geometry

3.

(A)  Tomato

(C)  Cauliflower

(D)  Brinjal

4.

(A)  CGK

(B)  EIM

(C)  HLP

(D)  KNQ

5.

(A)  L12, O15

(B)  M14, S20

(C)  F6, J10

(D)  K11, R18

6.

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9.

10.

Directions-(Q. 11-20) There are four terms in each question. The terms right to the symbol : : have some relationship as the two terms of the left of symbol : : Out of the four term one term is missing which is one of the four alternative given below. Find out the correct alternative.

11. ENPR : HRUX : : GLNP : ?

(A)  IPTV

(B)  JPSV

(C)  JOTV

(D)  PTJU

12. LORV : JLNQ : : INQW : ?

(A)  GKMR

(B)  HKNR

(C)  FLNT

(D)  HLMU

13. FLMQ : ILPU : : HLOV : ?

(A)  MNTX

(B)  LPTZ

(C)  KPRZ

(D)  KOQW

14. IMQW : :LPTZ : : ELRU : ?

(A)  HPUX

(B)  HOUX

(C)  IPVW

(D)  IPWX

15. Lothal : Gujarat : Kalibanga : ?

(A)  Chhattisgarh

(B)  Tripura

(C)  Karnataka

(D)  Rajasthan

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19.

20.

Direction- (Q. 21-25) are based on number series. In each series one term is missing which has been indicated by question mark (?). Find out the missing term from the given four alternative letter.

21. 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, ?

(A)  37

(B)  39

(C)  41

(D)  34

22. 2, 7, 14, 23, ?

(A)  41

(B)  46

(C)  34

(D)  42

23. 3, 9, 16, 22, 29, 35, 42, ?

(A)  54

(B)  48

(C)  45

(D)  56

24. 195, 193, 190, 186, 181, ?

(A)  196

(B)  179

(C)  175

(D)  171

25. 5, 24, 61, 122, 213, ?

(A)  340

(B)  225

(C)  276

(D)  320

Directions-(Q. 26-30) Each problems figure four design given at the left hand side consisting sequential order and the place of fifth figure is vacant, which has been shown by question mark (?). Four answer figure are given against each problem figure. Find out the correct answer figure-

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28.

29.

30.

Directions- (Q. 31-35) The letters in column I are coded in form of numbers which are written in column II but the orders of numbers is different. Study the code of letters the find out the correct answer for each question from given four alternative-

Column I                                   Column II

ELN                                           435

CFN                                           372

GFN                                           632

CLS                                            758

31. What is the code for word CFGN ?

(A)  4359

(B)  7263

(C)  2635

(D)  5724

32. What is the code of word GNLE ?

(A)  3756

(B)  2463

(C)  4735

(D)  6354

33. What is the code for word CEG ?

(A)  746

(B)  623

(C)  753

(D)  463

34. What is the code for word ELFN ?

(A)  3267

(B)  7624

(C)  4523

(D)  5317

35. What is the code for word ECSN?

(A)  2573

(B)  9346

(C)  4783

(D)  6347

36. If in a code language BULLOCK is written as OCKLBUL How IMPROBITY is written in similar language-

(A)  ITYROBIMP

(B)  YTIBORPMI

(C)  ITYBORIMP

(D)  IYTROBIPM

37. If in a code language ‘LUNAR’ is written as ‘TPSQN’. How ‘NARUL’ is written in similar language-

(A)  SNQPT

(B)  SQNPT

(C)  SPQNT

(D)  STNQP

38. If in a code language CALCUTTA is written as 81. How MADRAS is written in similar language-

(A)  65

(B)  54

(C)  64

(D)  56

39. If in a code language PALACE is written as APALEC. How EQUALITY is written in similar language-

(A)  QEAUILYT

(B)  UAQLAYTI

(C)  QEUAILTY

(D)  YTILAUQE

40. If in a code language PRIEST is written as RPIETS. How MISSILE is written in similar language-

(A)  IMISSEL

(B)  MISSIEL

(C)  IMSSIEL

(D)  IMSSILE

Directions-(Q. 41-45) Given below, four words/numbers are written in every question and Four answer alternative are given below against each question. The words/numbers in the question are related to each other in some way one word/number from among four answer alternative goes best with the words/numbers in the question. Find of the correct alternative-

(A)  Kolkata

(C)  Pune

(D)  Guwahati

42. 2, 6, 12, 20,

(A)  26

(B)  42

(C)  30

(D)  35

43. 17, 19, 23, 29,

(A)  34

(B)  31

(C)  45

(D)  51

44. Daman and Diu, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep, Delhi-

(B)  Goa

(C)  Bihar

45. Onion, Garlic, Carrot, Beetroot-

(A)  Brinjal

(D)  Bottle guard

Directions- (Q. 46-50) Are based on the information given below, Read the information carefully and find out the correct alternative number from the four alternative?

Anand have interest in Cricket, Chess and Football. Vein have interest in Football, Hockey and Cricket. Nitin have interest Cricket, Hockey and Football, Mukesh have interest in Cricket, Hockey and Chess.

46. In which game most people has interest?

(A)  Chess

(B)  Cricket

(C)  Football

(D)  Hockey

47. In which game least people has interest?

(A)  Chess

(B)  Hockey

(C)  Cricket

(D)  Football

48. Who play the chess?

(A)  Anand and Vipin

(B)  Anand and Nitin

(C)  Vein and Nitin

(D)  Anand and Mukesh

49. How many people has interest in Hockey game-

(A)  2

(B)  4

(C)  3

(D)  1

50. How many people has interest in Football game-

(A)  1

(B)  3

(C)  4

(D)  2

Directions-(Q. 51-55) Each of the following questions has a group of the three words which are related to each other in some way. This relationship can be represented by one of the four figure alternative given in the beginning. Find out the correct figure alternative.

51. Parliament, Loksabha, Rajaysabha-

(A)  1

(B)  2

(C)  3

(D)  4

52. Meter, Litre, Kilogram-

(A)  1

(B)  2

(C)  3

(D)  4

53. House, Door, Window-

(A)  1

(B)  2

(C)  3

(D)  4

54. India, Maharashtra, Mumbai-

(A)  1

(B)  2

(C)  3

(D)  4

55. Jharkhand, Ranchi, Raipur-

(A)  1

(B)  2

(C)  3

(D)  4

Directions-(Q. 56-60) Each of the questions are based on the information given below. Read the information carefully and find out the correct alternative number form the four alternative.

In graduate Ramesh opted History, Geography and Sanskrit, Santosh opted Economics, Sanskrit and Geography, Manoj opted Geography, Sanskrit and Philosophy and Manish opted Economics, History and Sanskrit.

56. Which subject has opted by the most student?

(A)  Geography

(B)  Sanskrit

(C)  Philosophy

(D)  Economics

57. Which subject has opted by the least student?

(A)  Economics

(B)  History

(C)  Philosophy

(D)  Sanskrit

58. The students who did not opt Geography subject?

(A)  Manish

(B)  Santosh

(C)  Manoj

(D)  Ramesh

59. How many students opted Philosophy subject?

(A)  4

(B)  2

(C)  3

(D)  1

60. The students who did not opt History subject?

(A)  Manoj and Ramesh

(B)  Ramesh and Santosh

(C)  Santosh and Manoj

(D)  Manish and Santosh

Directions-(Q. 61-70) In questions the equations have become wrong because of the wrong order of sings. Choose the correct order of signs from the four option given below so as to make the equations right.

61. 7 – 6 + 73 = 31

(A)  + – =

(B)  = – +

(C)  × = –

(D)  × ÷ =

62. 9 ÷ 6 + 11 – 4

(A)  – + =

(B)  = + +

(C)  + – =

(D)  = × ÷

63. 9 ÷ 6 + 11 – 4

(A)  – + =

(B)  = + +

(C)  × – =

(D)  + – =

64. 83 + 19 – 68 = 4

(A)  – = –

(B)  – + =

(C)  = – +

(D)  – × =

65. 9 ÷ 6 + 11 =4

(A)  – + =

(B)  + – =

(C)  = – ×

(D)  = ÷ +

66. 9 + 9 × 49 = 32

(A)  – + =

(B)  = – +

(C)  × – =

(D)  ÷ + =

67. 9 = 3 × 7 – 10

(A)  ÷ + =

(B)  + – =

(C)  + + =

(D)  × – =

68. 39 = 3 × 5 – 65

(A)  × – =

(B)  = + ÷

(C)  = – ×

(D)  ÷ × =

69. 3 = 5 × 7 – 8

(A)  × + =

(B)  × – =

(C)  + ÷ =

(D)  = – ÷

70. 36 – 6 = 3 + 9

(A)  = + ÷

(B)  − ÷ =

(C)  – + =

(D)  ÷ + =

Directions-(Q. 71-80) Questions are based on definite series. In given question some letters are missing shown by – The missing letters are given in proper sequence as one of the four alternative given under each question. Find out the correct alternative.

71. – CE – L – E – LC – K

(A)  KCLEK

(B)  ELCKE

(C)  LCKEL

(D)  LKCKE

72. – – L – N – LO – GL –

(A)  NGOGNO

(B)  ONGNGO

(C)  GONGNO

(D)  ONGLNG

73. – PK – J – K – JP – T

(A)  KJPTJ

(B)  JPKTP

(C)  JTPTK

(D)  TJKPT

74. – – C – O – CP – N – –

(A)  PNOCNPN

(B)  ONPNOCP

(C)  NCPONCP

(D)  CNPOCNO

75. – – C – L – C – LK – N

(A)  CNLKCN

(B)  NLKCNC

(C)  LKNKNC

(D)  LCKNLK

76. – FH – O – H – OF – N

(A)  ONFNH

(B)  NOFHN

(C)  OFHNN

(D)  OHFNO

77. – – P – R – PS – KP –

(A)  KSRSKR

(B)  RSRKRS

(C)  SRKSRK

(D)  RKSKRS

78. – SN – M – N – M – W

(A)  MSNWS

(B)  MWSWN

(C)  SWMNS

(D)  WSNMS

79. – – G – S – GT – R – –

(A)  STRGRST

(B)  SRGSTRT

(C)  SRTRSGT

(D)  RSTGRST

80. – – E – N – E – NM – P

(A)  NMPMPE

(B)  MNEPEM

(C)  NMEMPN

(D)  ENMNPE

81. If in a code language CFIK is written as EIMP. So how EGJM would be written in similar code language?

(A)  HJMR

(B)  IJNT

(C)  GJNR

(D)  GJMS

82. If in a code language SRNG is written as NNKE. So how PNLI would be written in similar code language ?

(A)  KJIG

(B)  JLIF

(C)  KKIH

(D)  LJIM

83. If in a code language DGHL is written as FKNT. So how FJLN would be written in similar code language?

(A)  GNSW

(B)  HMSU

(C)  NRHU

(D)  HNRV

84. If in a code language USNG is written as NMIC. So how WTPL would be written in similar code language?

(A)  PMLH

(B)  PNKH

(C)  RMKI

(D)  RNLJ

85. If in a code language CHJT is written as GDNP. So how FILV would be written in similar code language?

(A)  IEOR

(B)  JFPS

(C)  JEPR

(D)  KEQS

Directions-(Q.86-90) Each of the questions are based on the information given below. Read the information carefully and find out the correct alternative number from the four alternative.

Among the five brothers and sisters, Bina is the elder than Nita. Ramesh is elder than Nita but younger than Bina. Dinesh is younger than Suresh and Nita. Nita is the elder than Suresh.

86. Who is the eldest among five brothers and sisters?

(A)  Bina

(B)  Nita

(C)  Suresh

(D)  Ramesh

87. Who is in the middle among five brothers and sisters?

(A)  Dinesh

(B)  Bina

(C)  Suresh

(D)  Nita

88. Who is the youngest among five brothers and sisters?

(A)  Suresh

(B)  Nita

(C)  Dinesh

(D)  Bina

89. Who is in between Bina and Nita?

(A)  Suresh

(B)  Ramesh

(C)  Dinesh

(D)  None of these

90.Who is in between Nita and Dinesh?

(A)  Bina

(B)  Ramesh

(C)  Suresh

(D)  None of these

Part-II

Scholastic Aptitude Test

(A) Science

91. Unit of specific heat is-

(A)  Joule

(B)  Calorie

(C)  Calorie/Kg

(D)  Joule/Kg °C

92 . Lens used in Myopia is-

(A)  Convex lens

(B)  Concave lens

(C)  Both

(D)  None of these

93. Hotest Planet is-

(A)  Jupitor

(B)  Mars

(C)  Saturn

(D)  Venus

94. If an object is at infinity then image formed by convex lens is-

(A)  On focus, real, small

(B)  Inside focus, real, same size

(C)  One infinite, virtual, very large

(D)  Double of focal distance, inverted, very big

95. Main constituent of L.P.G is-

(A)  Propane + Butane

(B)  Methane

(C)  Nitrous oxide

(D)  None of these

96. Gas filled in electric bulb is-

(A)  Argon

(B)  Carbondioxide

(C)  Neon

(D)  Methane

97. Radius of earth in meter is-

(A)  105

(B)  108

(C)  1011

(D)  107

98. Time taken to complete one revolution of earth around the sun is called-

(A)  Solar year

(B)  Solar day

(C)  Leap year

(D)  Light year

99. Dynamo is used in-

(A)  Generator

(B)  Electromagnet

(C)  Electric bulb

(D)  Photo voltic cell

100. Specific heat of water is-

(A)  4200 J/Kg°C

(B)  2400 J/Kg°C

(C)  42 J/Kg°C

(D)  233 J/Kg°C

101. Which gas contain smell of rotten egg?

(A)  Oxygen

(B)  Carbon dioxide

(C)  Hydrogen sulphide

(D)  Nitrogen

102. Which metal can not displace hydrogen from water?

(A)  Sodium

(B)  Copper

(C)  Potassium

(D)  Calcium

(A)  Graphite

(B)  Clay

(C)  Charcoal

(D)  Graphite and clay

104. Charge on electron is-

(A)  1.6 × 1019 C

(B)  1.78 × 108 C

(C)  1 × 1019 C

(D)  None of these

105. Gypsum is used in-

(A)  Plaster of Paris

(B)  Paper

(C)  Cosmetics

(D)  Glass

106. Absolute zero temperature is-

(A)  −273°C

(B)  373°C

(C)  273°C

(D)  −4°C

107. Which metal is preserved in kerosene?

(A)  Mercury

(B)  Sodium

(C)  Sulpher

(D)  Magnesium

108. Water gas is mixture of-

(A)  CO + H2

(B)  CO + H2O

(C)  N2 + H2O

(D)  CO2 + H2O

109. What is used in the purification of water?

(A)  I2

(B)  Br2

(C)  Cl2

(D)  SO2

110. Which element have 8 electrons in its outer most orbit?

(A)  O

(B)  Ne

(C)  Na

(D)  Mg

111. Which of the following is electrically neutral particle?

(A)  α

(B)  β

(C)  Proton

(D)  Neutron

112. Device used for measuring pressure is-

(A)  Barometer

(B)  Lectometer

(C)  Thermometer

(D)  Sesmometer

113. Which radioactive element is used in cancer therapy?

(A)  U­235

(B)  Cobalt-60

(C)  Zn

(D)  Duterium

114. Which of the following rays passes undeviated through an electric field?

(A)  α−Ray

(B)  β−Ray

(C)  Gama – Ray

(D)  None of these

115. Purest form of coal is-

(A)  Anthricite

(B)  Lignite

(C)  Bauxite

(D)  Pyrite

116. Pencillin was discovered by-

(A)  Alexander Fleming

(B)  Edward Zener

(C)  Hober Lander

(D)  Darwin

117. Deficiency of which vitamin causes night blindness?

(A)  Vitamin K

(B)  Vitamin B

(C)  Vitamin A

(D)  Vitamin C

118. Which blood group have antigen ?

(A)  Group A

(B)  Group B

(C)  Group AB

(D)  All of these

119. Ozone hole enhances-

(A)  UV radiation reaching earth surface

(B)  Skin Cancer

(C)  Both

(D)  None of these

120. Which metal harms us ?

(B)  Cobalt

(C)  Uranium

(D)  All of these

121. Bhopal gas tragedy took place because methyl isocynate reacted with-

(A)  DDT

(B)  Ammonia

(C)  Carbondioxide

(D)  Water

122. Jaundice is related with-

(A)  Kidney

(B)  Stomach

(C)  Lung

(D)  Liver

123. AIDS virus enters the human body through-

(A)  Food

(B)  Kissing

(C)  Water

(D)  Blood

124. AIDS was first reported in-

(A)  Russia

(B)  France

(C)  America

(D)  Germany

125. Malaria is spread by mosquito-

(A)  Male culex

(B)  Female culex

(C)  Male Anophelese

(D)  Female Anophelese

(B) Social Science

126. Sandal wood is produced in abundance in-

(C)  Karnataka

(D)  Kerala

127. ‘Root Pressure’ is measured by-

(A)  Potometer

(B)  Barometer

(C)  Monometer

(D)  Oxcanometer

128. Which of the following is a common capital city of two states?

(A)  Delhi

(B)  Chandigarh

(C)  Jammu

(D)  Bengalooru

129. Which of the following food is obtained from trees?

(A)  Almond

(B)  Groundnut

(C)  Maize

(D)  Potato

130. Which one of these planets is warmer than Earth?

(A)  Jupiter

(B)  Venus

(C)  Plato

(D)  Saturn

131. Which city is famous for its rock garden-

(A)  Lucknow

(B)  Mysore

(D)  Chandigarh

132. The highest Himalayan Peak is located in-

(A)  India

(B)  Bhutan

(C)  Nepal

(D)  Tibbet

133. The longest National Highway in India connects-

(A)  Mumbai and Kolkata

(B)  Kolkata and Delhi

(C)  Chennai and Kolkata

(D)  Varanasi and Kanyakumari

134. Which city is known as Pink City?

(A)  Udaipur

(B)  Agra

(C)  Jaipur

(D)  Kanpur

135. In following countries which country is also a continent?

(A)  New Zealand

(B)  Australia

(C)  England

(D)  India

136. Which one of the following town has winters when there is summer in India?

(A)  Shanghai

(B)  Damuscus

(C)  Melbourne

(D)  Osaka

137. How many days are there in a leap year?

(A)  365 days

(B)  366 days

(C)  386 days

(D)  327.3 days

138. Mahatma Gandhi started Dandi march on-

(A)  14 March, 1930

(B)  13 March, 1930

(C)  12 March, 1930

(D)  11 March, 1930

139. Gautam Buddha attained Enlightenment in-

(A)  Sarnath

(B)  Kapilvastu

(C)  Pataliputra

(D)  Bodh Gaya

140. Select the incorrect matching-

(A)  Punjab Kesari-Lala Lajpat Rai

(B)  Netaji – Subash Chandra Bose

(C)  Mahamana – Madan Mohan Malviya

(D)  Lok Nayak – Jawahar Lal Nehru

141. The first and the last women to rule from the throne of Delhi, was-

(A)  Chand Bibi

(B)  Jahan Ara

(C)  Noorjahan

(D)  Rajia Sultan

142. The first Prime Minister of Pakistan was-

(A)  Liaquat Ali Khan

(B)  Mohammed Ali Jinna

(C)  Abdul Gaffar Khan

(D)  Khwaja Nizamuddin

143. Which of the following discoveries led the Historic Man towards settled life?

(A)  Wheel

(B)  Agriculture

(C)  Stone Weapons

(D)  Fire

144. What was the food of Pre-Historic Man?

(A)  Root and Fruits

(B)  Cooked Meat

(C)  Wheat and rice

(D)  Milk and butter

145. The Chief God of the Indus valley civilization was-

(A)  Ram

(B)  Krishna

(C)  Pashupati Shiva

(D)  Sheshnag

146. Which one of the following is the oldest scripture?

(A)  Rigveda

(B)  Maha Bharat

(C)  Valmiki Ramayana

(D)  Samveda

147. In order to propagate Buddhism, Ashoka the great sent his son and daughter to-

(A)  Malasiya

(B)  Burma

(C)  Sri Lanka

(D)  Thailand

148. In Ancient India, Society was divided in-

(A)  Eight Groups

(B)  Four Groups

(C)  Seven Groups

(D)  Six Groups

149. Who wrote ‘Shahnama’?

(A)  Omer Khayyam

(B)  Firdausi

(D)  Kaundilya

150. Who is the highest elected officer of Nagar Nigam?

(A)  Mayer

(B)  Deputy Mayer

(D)  Commissioner

151. The Indian constitution was prepared by-

(A)  Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru

(B)  Mahatma Gandhi

(C)  Constituent Assembly

(D)  Supreme Cout

152. Constitution of India came to effect on-

(A)  26 January, 1950

(B)  14 November, 1948

(C)  2 October, 1947

(D)  15 August, 1947

153. The number of Fundamental Rights given in the Indian Constitution is-

(A)  5

(B)  6

(C)  7

(D)  8

154. Who protects our fundamental rights?

(A)  President

(B)  Prime Minister

(C)  Supreme Court

(D)  Parliament

155. The first fully literate State was-

(A)  Kerala

(B)  Karnataka

(C)  Rajasthan

156. What is the qualification for membership for the state legislature?

(A)  He must be a graduate

(B)  He must be an Indian citizen

(C)  He must be living in the Same State

(D)  He must be a social worker

157. The High Court of Uttar Pradesh is situated at-

(A)  Kanpur

(B)  Agra

(D)  Meerut

158. The Judges of the High Court at appointed by the-

(A)  The President of India

(B)  Chief Justice of India

(C)  Chief Justice of the concerned High Court

(D)  Ministry of Law and Justice

159. Right to vote can be exercised by one who has reached the age of-

(A)  18 years

(B)  21 years

(C)  25 years

(D)  28 years

160. In which direction of India China lies-

(A)  East

(B)  West

(C)  North

(D)  South

(C) Mathematics

161. If A’s money is more than B’s money by 25%. Then B’s money will less than A’s money by-

(A)  25%

(B)  20%

(C)  Equal

(D)  100%

162. A bus goes from house to school by speed of 60 km/hr and returns back with speed of 40 km/hr, then average velocity of bus will be-

(A)  50 Km/hr

(B)  48 Km/hr

(C)  45 Km/hr

(D)  60 Km/hr

163. If figure PA and PB are tangents to the circle whose centre is O. ∠APB = 60°, then measure of ACB will be-

(A)  60°

(B)  120°

(C)  240°

(D)  100°

164. If  then value of x will be-

(A)  36

(B)  6

(C)  30

(D)  15

165. The complete circle of radius 3 cm that can be cut from sheet of 18 cm length 12 cm width will be-

(A)  6

(B)  8

(C)  10

(D)  5

166. If x = 11, y = −7, z = −4, then value of x3 + y3 + z3 will be-

(A)  924

(B)  0

(C)  500

(D)  824

167. If 3x = 500, then value 3x – 2 will be-

(A)  100/9

(B)  1000/9

(C)  500/9

(D)  500/3

168. If 200% of number is 20, then 50% of that number will be-

(A)  5

(B)  10

(C)  15

(D)  20

169. If  then value of  will be-

(A)  52

(B)  42

(C)  16

(D)  64

170. If A and B are two sets than value of (A – B) ⋂ (B – A) will be-

(A)  A ⋃ B

(B)  A ⋂ B

(C)  ϕ

(D)  None of these

171. A card is drawn from a pack of card then probability of, it is a face card will be-

(A)  3/13

(B)  4/13

(C)  5/13

(D)  7/13

172. If ax = by = cz abc, then value of  will be-

(A)  −1

(B)  x y z

(C)  1

(D)  1/xyz

173. The value of  will be

(A)  3

(B)  2

(C)  1

(D)  0

174. The value of expression  will be-

(A)  9/19

(B)  10/19

(C)  10/21

(D)  11/21

175. 1/5th of a pole is black 1/4th is white and remaining 3 meters is yellow, then the length of pole will be-

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)  5.5 m

176. Present age of A is twice that of B. 30 years from now age of A will be  that of B. The present age of A and B will be-

(A)  60, 30

(B)  30, 60

(C)  40, 80

(D)  80, 40

177. Arithmetic Mean of 12 observations is 15. If each observation is multiplied by 4 then new Arithmatic Mean will be-

(A)  15

(B)  30

(C)  45

(D)  60

178. If figure A, B and C are the centres of circles each of radius 7 cm. Then area of shaded region will be-

(A)

(B)

(C)  72 √3 cm2

(D)  None of these

179. The difference of squares of two consecutive odd number is 24, then smaller number will be-

(A)  1

(B)  5

(C)  25

(D)  49

180. The maximum value of expression 27 – 19x – 81 will be-

(A)  27

(B)  17

(C)  44

(D)  26