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Scholarship Admission Test (TSAT9)

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  1. The examination will comprise of  Single Correct Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 
  2. All questions are compulsory and each carries Four marks.
  3. The total number of questions and duration of the examination are displayed on the navigation panel.
  4. There will be NO NEGATIVE MARKING for the wrong answers.
  5. The students just need to click on the Right Choice / Correct option from the multiple choices /options given with each question. For Multiple Choice Questions, each question has four options, and the candidate has to click the appropriate option.
  6. The Time of the examination begins only when the ‘Start Test’ button is pressed.
  7. The answers can be changed at any time during the test and are saved automatically. 
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  9. The Time remaining is shown in the middle of the screen.
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Que: In a certain code language ‘RISE’ is written as ‘8419’, and ‘MEAL’ is written as ‘5927’. How is ‘RAIL written in that code ?

1. 8429

2. 8124

3. 8247

4. 8412

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Que: Find the odd one out:

1. May

2. August

3. June

4. January

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Que: In Fig. if what is the value of y?

1. 100

2. 120

3. 135

4. 150

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Que: Slope of a velocity-time graph gives

  1. the distance
  2. the displacement
  3. the acceleration
  4. the speed

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Que: Which muscles act involuntarily?

(i) Striated muscles

(ii) Smooth muscles

(iii) Cardiac muscles

(iv) Skeletal muscles

  1. (i) and (ii)
  2. (ii) and (iii)
  3. (iii) and (iv)
  4. (i) and (iv)

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Que: Side BC of a triangle ABC has been produced to a point D such that If is equal to

1.

2.

3.

4.

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Que: The side BC of ΔABC is produced to a point D. The bisector of meets side BC in L. If and then

1.

2.

3.

4. None of these

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Que: The mass of the body on the moon is 40kg, what is the weight on the earth?

  1. 240kg
  2. 392N
  3. 240N
  4. 400kg

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Que: By applying a force of 1 N, one can hold a body whose mass is  approximately equal to

  1. 100 mg
  2. 100 g
  3. 1 kg
  4. 10 kg

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Que: The number 0.318564318564318564........is

1. a natural number

2. an integer

3. a rational number

4. an irrational number

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Que: Look at this series: 21, 9, 21, 11, 21, 13, 21, ... What number should come next?

1. 14

2. 15

3. 21

4. 23

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Que: Which of the following tissues has dead cells?

  1. Parenchyma
  2. Sclerenchyma
  3. Collenchyma
  4. Epithelial tissue

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Que: Newton’s law of gravitation applies to

  1. Small bodies only
  2. Plants only
  3. All bodies irrespective of their size
  4. For solar system

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Que: Which one of the following is not a bacterial disease?

  1. Cholera
  2. Tuberculosis
  3. Anthrax
  4. Influenza

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Que: A mixture of sulphur and carbon disulphide is

  1. heterogeneous and shows Tyndall effect
  2. homogeneous and shows Tyndall effect
  3. heterogeneous and does not show Tyndall effect
  4. homogeneous and does not show Tyndall effect

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Que: Which of the following statements are true for pure substances?

(i) Pure substances contain only one kind of particles
(ii) Pure substances may be compound or mixtures
(iii) Pure substances have the same composition throughout
(iv) Pure substances can be exemplified by all elements other than nickel

  1. (i) and (ii)
  2. (i) and (iii)
  3. (iii) and (iv)
  4. (ii) and (iii)

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Que: Abscissa of all points on the x-axis is

1. 0

2. 1

3. 2

4. any number

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Que: Suppose a boy is enjoying a ride on a merry-go-round which is moving with a constant speed of 10 m/s.  It implies that the boy is

  1. at rest
  2. moving with no acceleration
  3. in accelerated motion
  4. moving with uniform velocity

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Que: The length of each side of an equilateral triangle having an area of is:

1. 8 cm

2. 36 cm

3. 4 cm

4. 6 cm

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Que: Which of the following correctly represents 360 g of water?

(i) 2 moles of H2O
(ii) 20 moles of water
(iii) 6.022 × 1023 molecules of water
(iv) 1.2044 × 1025 molecules of water

  1. (i)
  2. (i) and (iv)
  3. (ii) and (iii)
  4. (ii) and (iv)

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Que: SAB, ?, QCD, PDD, OEF, NFF

1. CBT

2. ABR

3. BCT

4. RBB

22 / 40

Que: Which one of the following is not a viral disease?

  1. Dengue
  2. AIDS
  3. Typhoid
  4. Influenza

23 / 40

Que: Chromosomes are made up of

  1. DNA
  2. Protein
  3. DNA and protein
  4. RNA

24 / 40

Que: Which of the following has maximum number of atoms?

  1. 18 g of H2O
  2. 18 g of O2
  3. 18 g of CO2
  4. 18 g of CO4

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Que: 5 H β 3 % T I L 4 $ E 6 F 1 R M @ A # B D 2 8 U & C If first five and the last five elements are written in reverse order, how many symbols are there that will be immediately followed by a letter?

1. Five

2. Two

3. Three

4. Four

5. None of these

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Que: What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following letter series based on the English alphabetical order?
CF HK MP RU ?

1. WZ

2. WY

3. WF

4. None of these

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Que: Tincture of iodine has antiseptic properties. This solution is made by dissolving

  1. iodine in acid
  2. iodine in vaseline
  3. iodine in water
  4. iodine in alcohol

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Que: How many linear equations are satisfied by x = 2 and y = -3?

1.only one

2. two

3. three

4. infinitely many

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Que: Rusting of an article made up of iron is called

  1. corrosion and it is a physical as well as chemical change
  2. dissolution and it is a physical change
  3. corrosion and it is a chemical change
  4. dissolution and it is a chemical change

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Que: If  the arithmetic mean of 7, 5, 13, x and 9 is 10, then the value of x is

1. 10

2. 12

3. 14

4. 16

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Directions : Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Five friends P, Q, R, S & T have different heights. T is the 2nd tallest person in the group. P is taller than only S. R and T both are taller than Q. P is taller than S but shorter than Q

Que: Who among the following is taller than T?

1. R

2. Q

3. P

4. S

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Que: On sports day in a school, 8 students took part in a race. They were all made to stand in a straight line. Sumit was standing 5th from the right end, and 3 students are standing in between Sumit and Ritesh. Based on this arrangement, what is the position of Ritesh from the left end of the line?

1. 6th

2. 2nd

3. 8th

4. None of the above

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Que: Which of the following would weigh the highest?

  1. 0.2 mole of sucrose (C12H22O11)
  2. 2 moles of CO2
  3. 2 moles of CaCO3
  4. 10 moles of H2O

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Directions : Study the following information to answer the given questions.
Five friends P, Q, R, S & T have different heights. T is the 2nd tallest person in the group. P is taller than only S. R and T both are taller than Q. P is taller than S but shorter than Q

Que: Who is the tallest person of all?

1. R or T

2. T

3. R

4. Q

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Que: An unbalanced force acts on a body. The body

  1. Must remain at rest
  2. Must move with uniform velocity
  3. Must be accelerated
  4. Must move along a circle

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Que: Which of the following are covered by a single membrane?

  1. Mitochondria
  2. Vacuole
  3. Lysosome
  4. Plastid

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Que: In Fig. if line segment AB is parallel to the line segment CD, what is the value of y?

1. 12

2. 15

3. 18

4. 20

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Que: Tallys  are usually marked in a bunch of

1. 3

2. 4

3. 5

4. 6

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Que: A man walks 5 km toward south and then turns to the right. After walking 3 km he turns to the left and walks 5 km. Now in which direction is he from the starting place?

1. West

2. South

3. North-East

4. South-West

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Que: A body is thrown vertically upward with velocity u, the greatest height h to which it will rise is,

  1. u/g
  2. u^2/2g
  3. u^2/g
  4. u/2g