CIL 2020 General Paper

Question 1
Who among the following has become the first Indian cricketer and second in world cricket to complete 100 T-20 Internationals?
A
Rohit Sharma
B
Virat Kohli
C
MS Dhoni
D
Ravindra Jadeja
Question 2
Who had introduced 'Doctrine of Lapse’ in India?
A
Lord Dalhousie
B
Lord Canning
C
Lord Hastings
D
Lord Auckland
Question 3
Who is the President of FICCI?
A
Rashesh Shah
B
Sangita Reddy
C
Sandip Somany
D
Uday Shankar
Question 4
Phulkari is the famous handicraft of which state?
A
Sikkim
B
Punjab
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Maharashtra
Question 5
Who is the first Indian to be nominated as the General Vice President of International Organisation Development Association (IODA)?
A
Sangita Reddy
B
Vinaya Shetty
C
Uday Shankar
D
Arvind Singh
Question 6
Nabakalebara is the festival of which of the following state?
A
Kerala
B
Karnataka
C
Odisha
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 7
The Amazon rainforest is spread over in ________ countries.
A
5
B
3
C
9
D
8
Question 8
Which of the following can be used as a coolant in a nuclear reactor?
A
Liquid Sodium
B
Nitrogen
C
Hydrogen
D
Carbon monoxide
Question 9
Which of the following country will host the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup?
A
India
B
Spain
C
New Zealand
D
China
Question 10
Which of the following is the oldest oilseed crop in India?
A
Flaxseed
B
Mustard
C
Rapeseed
D
Sesame
Question 11
Who among the following will only be provided with SPG cover in India?
A
President
B
Prime Minister
C
Home Minister
D
Finance Minister
Question 12
_________ speed is measured by the Anemometer.
A
Cyclone
B
Current
C
Earthquake
D
Wind
Question 13
Which of the following IT initiatives have been launched by the Ministry of Finance for improving monitoring and pace of Customs clearance of imported goods and facilitating arriving international passengers?
A
ICAM
B
Cyber security
C
DCOI
D
ICEDASH and ATITHI
Question 14
Who has been appointed as Chairman of the Airport Authority of India?
A
Amit Khare
B
Arvind Singh
C
Rajnish Kumar
D
Ashok Malik
Question 15
Which of the following country will host “No Money for Terror” conference in 2020?
A
Nepal
B
China
C
Sri Lanka
D
India
Question 16
Which of the following is the first Indian Regional Satellite?
A
INSAT-3D
B
IRNSS-1A
C
YOUTHSAT
D
GSAT-7
Question 17
For which of the following mineral India is mainly depend on imports?
A
Lead
B
Mercury
C
Mica
D
Limestone
Question 18
________ is the most cultivated crop of Kerala
A
Wheat
B
Chick Pea
C
Mustard
D
Cow Pea
Question 19
Where is India’s two operational Satellite Launch Pads located?
A
Mumbai
B
Rajkot
C
Sriharikota
D
Jalandhar
Question 20
When is the World Science Day for Peace and Development celebrated every year?
A
30th August
B
4th November
C
10th November
D
11th October
Question 21
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been elected as the President of which of the following country?
A
UAE
B
Bahrain
C
Kuwait
D
Qatar
Question 22
Who appoints the Vice President of India?
A
President
B
Supreme Court
C
The Electoral College of India
D
Prime Minister
Question 23
Which of the following Company has developed Mac Operating System?
A
Microsoft
B
IBM Corp
C
HP
D
Apple
Question 24
Who was the founder of Sayyid Dynasty?
A
Jalal-ud-din Khilji
B
Sikandar Lodhi
C
Khizar Khan
D
Nasir-ud-din Mahmud
Question 25
Which of the following General Insurance Company has launched “Farmitra” a mobile app for farmers?
A
United India Insurance
B
The Oriental Insurance
C
Tata AIG Insurance
D
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
Question 26
The average of 17 numbers is 48. The average of first 9 numbers is 45 and average of next 9 numbers is 52. If 9th number is excluded, the average of the remaining number is:
A
53.4375
B
47.4375
C
49.5225
D
58.5135
Question 27
Alloy A contains copper and zinc in the ratio 4 : 5 and alloy B contains copper and zinc in the ratio 7 : 2. A and B are taken in the ratio 7 : 4 and melted to form a new alloy. The percentage of copper in the new alloy is closest to:
A
67.5%
B
65.25%
C
56.57%
D
57.79%
Question 28
A woman distributed her savings between her daughters A, B, C and D in the ratio 6 : 7 : 9 :16. If A gives Rs. 600 from his share to C, the ratio of shares of A, B, C and D becomes 1 : 4 : 2 : 5. What is the sum of shares (in Rs.) of A, C and B, in the beginning?
A
13200
B
14550
C
15100
D
14750
Question 29
Sum of first 10 terms of a GP is equal to the sum of the first 12 terms in the same GP. Sum of the first 17 terms is 42, what is the fourth term in the GP?
A
0
B
-42
C
42
D
-21
Question 30
If a six-digit number 3x9 z8 y is divisible by 7, 11, 13, then the average value of x.y.z is :
A
23/3
B
31/3
C
8
D
20/3
Question 31
Twenty five litres of 40% concentration of acid solution is added to 35 litres of 70% concentration of acid solution. What is the concentration of acid in the new solution?
A
57.5%
B
55%
C
60%
D
62.5%
Question 32
A 18 m long ladder (whose foot is on the ground) leans against a wall making an angle of 30° with the wall. What is the height (in m) of the point where the ladder touches the wall from the ground?
A
9√3
B
(9√3)/2
C
18
D
9√2
Question 33
A person invested a sum of Rs. 9000 at r% per annum at simple interest and a sum of Rs.13500 at (r−2)% at simple interest. If total interest earned on both the investments for 5years is Rs. 9337.50, then the rate of interest on the first investment is:
A
8%
B
10%
C
7.5%
D
9.5%
Question 34
From the top of a pole house A in a street, the angles of elevation and depression of the top and foot of house B on the opposite side of the street are 60° and 30°, respectively. If the height of pole house A is 21 m, then what is the height (in m) of house B? (correct to one decimal place)
A
48.5
B
57.5
C
47.8
D
49.8
Question 35
A woman saves 18% of her income. If her income increases by 15% and the expenditure increases by 21.6%, then what is the percent decrease in the saving (correct to one decimal place)?
A
16.8
B
15.1
C
13.7
D
17.2
Question 36
If A’s income is 60% more of B’s income and B’s income is 40% less than C’s income, then by what percent is C’s income more than A’s income? (Correct to one decimal place)
A
4.2
B
7.6
C
6.8
D
2.4
Question 37
A person sold two articles for Rs. 1836 each. On one he gained 20% and on other he lost 20%. What is his overall gain or loss percent, correct to one decimal place?
A
5% gain
B
6% gain
C
7% loss
D
4% loss
Question 38
A train while going slower by 15 km reaches late by 45 hours, if it travels faster by 60 km it reaches 72 hours earlier. The total distance (in km) travelled is:
A
8250
B
8775
C
7500
D
9750
Question 39
A
3√47
B
√47
C
6√47
D
5√47
Question 40
In a class of 60 students, the girls are 60%. The average weight of boys is 62 kg and that of girls is 58 kg. What is the average weight (in kg) of whole class?
A
61.5
B
60
C
59.6
D
61.4
Question 41
A loan has to be returned in two equal yearly instalments each of Rs. 42135. If the rate of interest is 6% p.a., compounded annually, then the total interest paid (in Rs.) is:
A
7700
B
7020
C
7550
D
8000
Question 42
A and B can do a work in 21 days , A is 7/4 times as efficient as B. In how many days, A alone can complete the 200/3 % of the work?
A
22
B
33
C
36
D
27
Question 43
A
0.656
B
0.388
C
0.721
D
0.129
Question 44
If √(12-2√35) + √(8+2√15), where a and b are positive integers, then the value of ab is closed to:  
A
21
B
35
C
8
D
12
Question 45
The third term of an arithmetic progression is 6. Then the sum of first five terms is:
A
25
B
30
C
15
D
35
Question 46
A can do a certain work in 12 days, B alone can do the same work in 16 days. A and B undertook to complete it in Rs. 8000. With the help of C, they completed the work in 6 days. How much money (in Rs.) be paid to C?
A
1000
B
3000
C
4000
D
2000
Question 47
If x<sup>4</sup>+x<sup>2</sup>y<sup>2</sup>+y<sup>4</sup> and x<sup>2</sup>-xy+y<sup>2</sup>= 5 , then what is the value of 5xy?
A
0
B
2
C
-2
D
-1
Question 48
A person marks his goods 40% above the cost price. He sold 30% of goods at marked price, 60% of the remaining at a discount of 20% and remaining at 40% discount. What is his overall gain percent?
A
15.8%
B
27.4%
C
23.5%
D
17.6%
Question 49
A covers a certain distance at a certain speed. If he covers half of the distance in three time then the ratio of this speed to the original speed is:
A
1:4
B
4:5
C
1:6
D
6:1
Question 50
If x<sup>4</sup>-79x<sup>2</sup>+1=0, then a value of x<sup>3</sup>+x<sup>-3</sup> can be :
A
702
B
720
C
789
D
798
Question 51
Sukanya is Ayushman’s wife. Lekha is Sukanya’s sister. Nisha is Lekha’s mother. Mukesh is Nisha’s husband. Piyush is Nisha’s Son. How is Ayushman related to Mukesh?
A
Brother in law
B
Son
C
Brother
D
Son in law
Question 52

Select the pair of words from the given options that shares a similar relationship as thegiven pair.

Shark : Fish
A
Bat: Bird
B
Dolphin: Fish
C
Whale : Mammal
D
Iguana: Amphibian
Question 53
In a certain language, if PERSIST is written as 7591912, then how is ANCESTOR is coded in the same language?
A
14351259
B
15351059
C
15351269
D
14351268
Question 54

A reputed educational institution is to select meritorious graduates, for the award of scholarships for higher studies abroad at a premium University, who fulfill the following criteria:

The candidate must -

(i) have Minimum 85% marks in the final year examination of the institute.

(ii) have secured at least 90 % marks in the selection test of the University abroad.

(iii) not be less than 21 years and not more than 25 years of age as on 1.01.2020 In case of a candidate who satisfies all other criteria except:

(a) At (i) above but has won at least one major prize/award in Debate/ Sports/ Cultural event, the case may be referred to the Director of the Institution.

(b) At (ii) above but is from the reserved category, there is relaxation of age by 2 years. Based on the above criteria and conditions, analyze and decide which of the following course of action should be taken for the candidate whose description is provided below . Please note that you are not to assume anything other than the given information. Deepinder Bhalla, born on 17th December, 1997 secured 79% marks in final year. She got 92% marks in selection test and has won 3 Inter-University debate competitions.
A
The candidate is to be selected.
B
The case is to be referred to the Director of the Institute,
C
The candidate is not to be selected.
D
The candidate is to be selected under the relaxed criterion.
Question 55
Rearrange the given letters to form meaningful words and select the option which is different from the other three words.
A
PLEAP
B
SEHCWA
C
RPOATIC
D
EOGARN
Question 56
A cube with each edge of 4 cm is painted on all faces. How many of 1 cm cubes, cut out of the larger cube, will not have paint on any of its sides?
A
4
B
6
C
3
D
8
Question 57

Which of the answer figures is the exact mirror image of the given problem figure when the mirror is held at the right side?

PR4GTF7Dq
A
B
C
D
Question 58

How many triangles are there in the given figure?


A
12
B
14
C
15
D
16
Question 59

A group of 74 students of Class XI went on picnic. The number of students who went on picnic by each section is as follows:

Section A = 15

Section B = 24

Section C = 15

Section D = 20

5 students from Section A spent as much as 4 students from Section B. 12 Section B students spent as much as 9 Section C students and 6 Section C students spent as much as 8 Section D student. If every student of a particular section spent the same amount and all the students spent Rs 23,370 altogether, find the amount spent by each student of Section D.
A
Rs 307.50
B
Rs 410
C
Rs 369
D
Rs 246.50
Question 60

Select the figure that will come next in the following figure series.


A
B
C
D
Question 61

Choose the Venn diagram from the given options which represents the correct relationship amongst the following classes:

Pen, Chair, Stationery
A
B
C
D
Question 62
Six participants, U, V, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in two rows, three in each facing each other. X is second to the right of Z. W the neighbour of Y, is sitting diagonally opposite X. V is neighbor of Z. Y is not the end of any row. If V and U interchange the positions, who would be the neighbours of U in the new position?
A
W and X
B
X and Y
C
Z and Y
D
Z and X
Question 63
A + B means ‘A is the father of B’; A − B means 'A is the wife of B', A × B means 'A is brother of B', A ÷ B means ‘A is the daughter of B’ . If R − V × T ÷ W, then how is R related to W?
A
Son in law
B
Mother
C
Daughter in law
D
Mother in law
Question 64

Ravi is shorter than Kartik but taller than Gagan and Tarun who are taller than Saksham.

Sunil is taller than Aarav but shorter than Saksham. Who is the tallest of all?
A
Aarav
B
Tarun
C
Kartik
D
Gagan
Question 65

Select the option that is related to the fourth term in the same way as the first term is related to the second term.

Quarrel : War : Error : ?
A
Carelessness
B
Anger
C
Omission
D
Blunder
Question 66

Select the option that is related to the fourth term in the same way as the first term is related to the second term.

REQUEST : QGNYZYM :: _______: OTBHDIM
A
RESTFIT
B
PRECICT
C
PREDICT
D
RESTICT
Question 67

Which word CANNOT be formed using letters of the given word using each letter only as many times as it appears in the given word?

DOCUMENTARY
A
AERODUCT
B
EDUCATOR
C
DEMOCRACY
D
MONETARY
Question 68

Select the figure which is difference from the other three alternatives.


A
D
B
B
C
C
D
A
Question 69

Select the figure that will come next in the following figure series


A
B
C
D
Question 70

Three statements are given followed by four conclusions I, II, III and IV. You have to consider these statements to be true, even if they seem at variance from commonly known facts. Decide which of the given conclusions logically follow/s from the given statement. Statements:

A. All beetroots are carrots.

B. All carrots are radishes.

C. All radishes are white.

Conclusions:

I. All beetroots are white.

II. All white are carrots.

III. All radishes are beetroots.

Iv. All carrots are white
A
Only conclusions I and II follow
B
Only conclusions I and IV follow.
C
Only conclusions II and III follow.
D
All the conclusion follow.
Question 71

A statement is given followed by two courses of actions I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested given courses of action logically follows for pursuing.

Statement: It is estimated that in this year’s International Trade fair 25 lakh people will visit Pragati Maidan, Delhi Courses of action:

I. The Delhi Police should be on high alert and discourage people from visiting the fair.

II. The management of fair should have enough ticket booths and shuttle services to avoid long queues.
A
Only II follows.
B
Both I or II follow.
C
Neither I nor II follows
D
Only I follows.
Question 72
In a certain code, ARDENT is coded as 13, CANOE is coded as 11, then what is the code of REPRESENT?
A
19
B
17
C
18
D
20
Question 73
Four groups of numbers are given out of which the numbers in three groups bear a certain common relationship. Choose the group in which the numbers are differently related.
A
28 - 195
B
18 - 81
C
22 - 121
D
38 - 361
Question 74

Some equations are solved on the basis of a certain system. Find the correct answer for the given unsolved equation on that basis:-

94 x 18 = 44

89 x 23 = 78

75 x 36 = ?
A
21
B
43
C
56
D
53
Question 75

Which number will replace the question mark (?) in the following series.

2, 7, 14, 23, ?, 47
A
37
B
32
C
30
D
34
Question 76
Identify the part of the sentence which contains an error. India and Sri Lanka/ have/ many large number of/ educated workers than Brazil.
A
many large number of
B
have
C
educated workers than Brazil
D
India and Sri Lanka
Question 77

Choose the correct words to fill in the blanks.

The prize money was shared _________ all the members ______ the football team.
A
by; among
B
between; in
C
among; of
D
by; from
Question 78

Choose the word that best replaces the words highlighted in the sentence.

Our teacher has the art of explaining something clearly.
A
exposition
B
argumentation
C
narration
D
description
Question 79

Choose the word that best replaces the words highlighted in the sentence.

Rahim has the power to see what would or might happen in the future.
A
astrology
B
imagination
C
prediction
D
foresight
Question 80

Choose the correct meaning of the expression highlighted in the sentence.

The amended law is a watered down version of the earlier law.
A
weaker or diluted
B
difficult to implement
C
stronger
D
submerged in water
Question 81

Complete the sentence with the appropriate word.

Tarun’s father bought him a motorbike but _________ him to ride it safely.
A
cautioned
B
taught
C
pleased
D
helped
Question 82
Choose the correct spelling from the options given.
A
acommodate
B
accomodete
C
accommodate
D
accomadate
Question 83

Choose the correct word(s) to fill in the blank.

Mohan Lal __________ asleep while watching TV last night.
A
has fallen
B
had fallen
C
fell
D
falls
Question 84

Choose the word that means the opposite of the highlighted word in the sentence.

It is difficult to find any indication of humility in that person.
A
pride
B
submission
C
concern
D
compassion
Question 85

Choose the word that roughly means the same as the word highlighted in the sentence.

The excavation yielded priceless treasures from the earliest civilization.
A
memorable
B
cheap
C
prized
D
valuable
Question 86

Choose the correct conjunction to complete the sentence.

I want to tell you what happened ________ you will understand it better.
A
so that
B
but
C
because
D
although
Question 87

Choose the word that roughly means the same as the word highlighted in the sentence.

Students who prepare for their board exams shouldn’t neglect the languages.
A
decline
B
abandon
C
ignore
D
fail
Question 88

Put the jumbled words in the correct order to form a meaningful sentence.

can / walk / every / take / day / a / if / try / you / should / to / you.
A
If you can, you should try to take a walk every day.
B
If you can try to, you should take a walk every day.
C
If you should, you can try every day to take a walk.
D
If you should take a walk every day, you can try to.
Question 89

Choose the word that means the opposite of the highlighted word in the sentence.

If you are selected, you must comply with the following conditions.
A
proceeding
B
receding
C
succeeding
D
preceding
Question 90

Choose the correct structure to complete the sentence.

_________ on his own, they would have been forced to dismiss him from service.
A
Had he not resigned
B
He had not resigned
C
Unless he had not resigned
D
He had resigned
Question 91
Choose the correct spelling from the options given.
A
enaugarate
B
innagarate
C
inagurate
D
inaugurate
Question 92

Identify the part of the sentence which contains an error.

The coin collector was willing to pay/ a huge sum for the rare coin/ because it was/ one kind.
A
because it was
B
a huge sum for the rare coin
C
coin collector was willing to pay
D
one kind
Question 93

Complete the sentence with the appropriate word.

It is claimed that _________ in the telecom industry will bring the charges down for people.
A
finance
B
decrease
C
increase
D
competition
Question 94
Choose the correct order of sentences to form a meaningful paragraph.
A
Movies depict cruelty and violence as heroic rather than vicious. Every day we read and hear about the crimes committed by younger people. The result is that juvenile crime has become a major problem in our country. In addition, many parents often avoid their responsibilities or are unable to exercise them.
B
The result is that juvenile crime has become a major problem in our country. In addition, many parents often avoid their responsibilities or are unable to exercise them. Movies depict cruelty and violence as heroic rather than vicious. Every day we read and hear about the crimes committed by younger people.
C
Every day we read and hear about the crimes committed by younger people. Movies depict cruelty and violence as heroic rather than vicious. In addition, many parents often avoid their responsibilities or are unable to exercise them. The result is that juvenile crime has become a major problem in our country.
D
In addition, many parents often avoid their responsibilities or are unable to exercise them. Movies depict cruelty and violence as heroic rather than vicious. Every day we read and hear about the crimes committed by younger people. The result is that juvenile crime has become a major problem in our country.
Question 95

Choose the correct meaning of the expression highlighted in the sentence.

An unknown politician tried to whip up the crowd through his speech.
A
beat up
B
stir emotionally
C
drive away
D
scolded
Question 96

Read the passage carefully and answer the questions that follows.

The Postmaster, a native of Calcutta, took up his duties in the remote village of Ulapur. He felt very lonely and homesick. At times he wrote verses. Ratan was his only companion. She was an orphan girl. She did odd jobs for him. He talked to Ratan about his mother, brother and sister. That gave him much comfort. Ratan got very much attached to him.

One day the Postmaster fell ill . Ratan nursed him like his mother. Afterwards the Postmaster applied for a transfer. It was rejected. So he resigned his job.Ratan expected him to take her with him. The postmaster simply laughed at her idea. The laughter haunted her throughout the night.

The Postmaster promised to ask his successor to take care of her.It offended her more. Ratan burst out weeping and said there was no need for that. Before his departure he gave her some money. She refused to accept it. While crossing the river in a boat he felt an impulse to go back and bring the girl. It was too late. Meetings and partings are numberless in human life. He consoled himself with this philosophy. Ratan had no such philosophy to console her. She was wandering about the post office with tears in her eyes, fondly hoping that her Postmaster would return.

Which of the following did NOT give comfort to the postmaster when he felt homesick?
A
He wrote verses at times.
B
He talked to Ratan about his family.
C
When Ratan asked him to take her with him, he laughed at the idea.
D
Ratan nursed him like his mother when he fell ill.
Question 97

Read the passage carefully and answer the questions that follows.

The Postmaster, a native of Calcutta, took up his duties in the remote village of Ulapur. He felt very lonely and homesick. At times he wrote verses. Ratan was his only companion. She was an orphan girl. She did odd jobs for him. He talked to Ratan about his mother, brother and sister. That gave him much comfort. Ratan got very much attached to him.

One day the Postmaster fell ill . Ratan nursed him like his mother. Afterwards the Postmaster applied for a transfer. It was rejected. So he resigned his job.Ratan expected him to take her with him. The postmaster simply laughed at her idea. The laughter haunted her throughout the night.

The Postmaster promised to ask his successor to take care of her.It offended her more. Ratan burst out weeping and said there was no need for that. Before his departure he gave her some money. She refused to accept it. While crossing the river in a boat he felt an impulse to go back and bring the girl. It was too late. Meetings and partings are numberless in human life. He consoled himself with this philosophy. Ratan had no such philosophy to console her. She was wandering about the post office with tears in her eyes, fondly hoping that her Postmaster would return.

" At times he wrote verses." The phrase "at time" means __________.
A
often
B
always
C
sometimes
D
rarely
Question 98

Read the passage carefully and answer the questions that follows.

The Postmaster, a native of Calcutta, took up his duties in the remote village of Ulapur. He felt very lonely and homesick. At times he wrote verses. Ratan was his only companion. She was an orphan girl. She did odd jobs for him. He talked to Ratan about his mother, brother and sister. That gave him much comfort. Ratan got very much attached to him.

One day the Postmaster fell ill . Ratan nursed him like his mother. Afterwards the Postmaster applied for a transfer. It was rejected. So he resigned his job.Ratan expected him to take her with him. The postmaster simply laughed at her idea. The laughter haunted her throughout the night.

The Postmaster promised to ask his successor to take care of her.It offended her more. Ratan burst out weeping and said there was no need for that. Before his departure he gave her some money. She refused to accept it. While crossing the river in a boat he felt an impulse to go back and bring the girl. It was too late. Meetings and partings are numberless in human life. He consoled himself with this philosophy. Ratan had no such philosophy to console her. She was wandering about the post office with tears in her eyes, fondly hoping that her Postmaster would return.

Choose the most appropriate option

What is the theme (or main idea) of the passage?
A
We meet so many people in our lives and we cannot remember all of them
B
We should appreciate those who help us in life
C
Human relationships have no monetary value
D
We should not care for the people who helps us
Question 99

Read the passage carefully and answer the questions that follows.

The Postmaster, a native of Calcutta, took up his duties in the remote village of Ulapur. He felt very lonely and homesick. At times he wrote verses. Ratan was his only companion. She was an orphan girl. She did odd jobs for him. He talked to Ratan about his mother, brother and sister. That gave him much comfort. Ratan got very much attached to him.

One day the Postmaster fell ill . Ratan nursed him like his mother. Afterwards the Postmaster applied for a transfer. It was rejected. So he resigned his job.Ratan expected him to take her with him. The postmaster simply laughed at her idea. The laughter haunted her throughout the night.

The Postmaster promised to ask his successor to take care of her.It offended her more. Ratan burst out weeping and said there was no need for that. Before his departure he gave her some money. She refused to accept it. While crossing the river in a boat he felt an impulse to go back and bring the girl. It was too late. Meetings and partings are numberless in human life. He consoled himself with this philosophy. Ratan had no such philosophy to console her. She was wandering about the post office with tears in her eyes, fondly hoping that her Postmaster would return.

Choose the best option that expresses the tone of the passage
A
sentimental
B
serious
C
dismissive
D
casual
Question 100

Read the passage carefully and answer the questions that follows.

The Postmaster, a native of Calcutta, took up his duties in the remote village of Ulapur. He felt very lonely and homesick. At times he wrote verses. Ratan was his only companion. She was an orphan girl. She did odd jobs for him. He talked to Ratan about his mother, brother and sister. That gave him much comfort. Ratan got very much attached to him.

One day the Postmaster fell ill . Ratan nursed him like his mother. Afterwards the Postmaster applied for a transfer. It was rejected. So he resigned his job.Ratan expected him to take her with him. The postmaster simply laughed at her idea. The laughter haunted her throughout the night.

The Postmaster promised to ask his successor to take care of her.It offended her more. Ratan burst out weeping and said there was no need for that. Before his departure he gave her some money. She refused to accept it. While crossing the river in a boat he felt an impulse to go back and bring the girl. It was too late. Meetings and partings are numberless in human life. He consoled himself with this philosophy. Ratan had no such philosophy to console her. She was wandering about the post office with tears in her eyes, fondly hoping that her Postmaster would return.

What do you infer about Ratan from the words "She____ fondly hoping that the Postmaste would return"

Choose the best option, according to the passage
A
The Postmaster did not like Ratan , so he left her.
B
Ratan was very much attached to the postmaster
C
The Postmaster did not at all want to take Ratan with him
D
The postmaster treated Ratan Only as a servant
There are 100 questions to complete.