It is the tenth part of our 20-days study plan where we will discuss 12 previous years questions every day. Make sure you have a firm grip on these questions so that you can understand the pattern of questions that are being asked in the UPSC EPFO EO exam.

Q109. Which one of the following diagrams is

most appropriate to the statement, “Tea producing places are either in Assam or in

Bengal”?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Q110. Suppose, the remainder obtained while

dividing x by 61 is 2. What is the remainder

obtained while dividing x7 by 61?

(a) 2

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 6

Q111. What is the maximal number of spherical

balls of radius 1 cm each that can be placed

inside a cubical box of height 10 cm?

(a) 25

(b) 125

(c) 250

(d) 1000

Q112. In a city, 80% population eat rice and 90%

of the rice eaters are non-vegetarians. Then what

percent of the population are vegetarian rice

eaters?

(a) 7.2

(b) 8

(c) 9

(d) 10

Q113. Two vehicles A and B travel with uniform

speed 30 km per hour and 60 km per hour

respectively in the same direction, They start at

the same time and from the same place for a

distance of 120 km. The faster vehicle B reaches

the destination and travels back with the same

speed. Assume that the loss of time to change

the direction is negligible. If x is the distance

travelled by the slower vehicle A before the two

vehicles cross each other, then x is

(a) 70 km

(b) 75 km

(c) 80 km

(d) 90 km

Q114. The price of a bottle of cold drink is Rs. 10.

One bottle of cold drink can also be bought by

returning 10 empty bottles. A person has Rs.

1,000 and 19 empty bottles. Assuming that the

person can consume any number of bottles he

buys, what will be the number of empty bottles

he possesses at the end if he buys maximum

number of bottles of cold drink and consumes

all?

(a) 0

(b) 1

(c) 2

(d) 3

Q115. If the radius of the new spherical

container is double the radius of the old

spherical container, then the ratio of the volume

of the new container and the volume of the old

container is

(a) 2 : 1

(b) 4 : 1

(c) 8 : 1

(d) 2𝜋 : 1

Q116. A container is filled with 300 litres of

hydrogen gas. The first day it loses 100 litres of

hydrogen gas and everyday it loses on-third of

the volume it lost in the previous day. Then the

container

(a) loses entire hydrogen gas in 3 days

(b) loses entire hydrogen gas in 10 days

(c) loses 150 litres of hydrogen gas in 10 days

(d) possesses at least 150 litres of hydrogen gas

on 100th day

Q117. The area of the smallest circle which

contains a square of area 4 cm² inside is

(a) 𝜋 cm²

(b) 2𝜋 cm²

(c) 3𝜋 cm²

(d) 4𝜋 cm²

Q118. Consider the following figure:

Which one of the following is the image of the

object in the mirror?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Q119. Three persons A, B and C run a business

together and their shares are 17%, 37% and 46%

respectively, Any profit they earn is distributed

according to proportion of their shares. If the

difference of the profits of B and A on a given

date is Rs. 1,000, what is the profit of C on that

day?

(a) Rs. 2,300

(b) Rs. 2,350

(c) Rs. 2,450

(d) Rs. 4,600

Q120. The circumference of a circle is 2𝜋 cm.

Then the area of a square inscribed in the circle

is

(a) 𝜋cm²

(b) 1 cm²

(c) 2𝜋 cm²

(d) 2 cm

109. D | 110. D | 111. B | 112. B | 113. C | 114. C |

115. C | 116. D | 117. B | 118. A | 119. A | 120. D |

Q.109, Q. 118 can be accessed from here.