# BCA 2018 - Set I

### English

1. When did you ............? On the last stage of your journey?

set to

set out

set up

set off

2. Jenny always .......... when you least expected her.

Showed up

shut up

showed off

shut down

3. It is a 14-hour flight, so it will give me a chance ...... my reading.

Catch upon

catch on

catchup with

catch out

4. Mrs. MacDonald is having the old cottage ...................

do for something

do without

do over

do with

5. The new commercial ............. very well.

Gets away

gets across

gets about

gets along

6. I’m still trying to ......... a good appetite.

shake off

shake up

shack up

show off

7.Take up a brisk walk to ................ A good appetite

work out

work up

wrap up

write off

8. The synonym of “ameliorate” is:

finish

appreciate

improve

affluent

9. Which one is an appropriate synonym of “squalor”

miser

indolent

hinder

shabby

10. Give an exact synonym of “hallowed”

mellowed

sacred

decayed

mixed

11. The antonym of “cynical” is :

rustic

friendly

hostile

simple

12. Give the antonym of “corpulent”

bulky

skinny

obese

fat

13. The killing of one’s sister is called .......

regicide

genocide

sororicide

suicide

14. Killing of snake called

apicide

avicide

herpeticide

filicide

15. Badminton is played on a court where as boxing in a.......

court

track

ring

areana

16. A nun lives in a............. Whereas a hermit in a.......

prison, sty

convent, hermitage

asylum, stable

cottage, inn

17. The bell............... but bracelets jingles.

tolls

jingles

whistled

rattles

18. What is the opposite of “pompous”?

humble

rough

cheap

unique

19. One who abandons his religious faith is a/an ..............

apostate

atheist

secular

credulous

20. Repetition or writing word for word is putting it ..........

pedantic

extempore

epilogue

verbatim

21. Johnson died ............... cancer.

by

in

of

from

22. I hope you will agree ............. me on this issue.

to

on

with

by

23. I am angry .......... Your rude manner but not angry ...... you for not helping me.

at, with

with, with

to, with

to, to

24. I know you are looking ............ a job.

for

with

for

by

25. This magazine is not useful....... me as I have no taste in music debates.

to

with

in

at

26. She was fined............. Parking her car in a no-parking area.

for

on

in

at

27. I’m interested in cricket but I’m not very good a............ it.

in

with

at

about

28. What is the meaning of the phrase “ ’?

at pleasure

at wall

to the extreme

for the time being

29. A government controlled by the rich is:

oligarchy

aristocracy

plutocracy

democracy

30. We must be early ............... we won’t get a seat

otherwise

yet

however

but

31. Work like a Trojan.

treats

works

watches

sleeps

32. Fit like glove .........

fits very well

loosely fits

matches

dresses

33. Time will tell.

no time left

old fashioned ideas

whether decisions or actions in the present were right or not

future will show

34. A Night in the town is full of .............

tasks

green lights

fun & entertainment

creativity

35. Dressed up to the nines means.

very happy sprit

dressed in one’s best clothes

a routine dress

a small chance to bring good luck

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given:

Sultan Nasiruddin was a wise and just ruler. Everybody sang his praise. He was kind to the poor. He used to distribute. money to the poor and the needy. His treasury was full of wealth. In spite of having so much wealth, he did not spend anything on himself. He earned his living by copying the holy book of Muslims. Though a king, he felt that he must earn his own livelihood. He led a simple life. His wife was forced to do all the household duties. At night, she complained of serve pain in her body. She muttered to herself. “My life is so much miserable. I am tired of working from morning to evening.” One day while cooking food, she burnt her fingers. She started weeping. On seeing her weeping, sultan Nasiruddin asked her, “Begum, what is the matter?” The queen started grumbling. “see, I have burnt my fingers. In spite of my being queen, I have to work like other poor women. Why don’t you employ some maid servant?” sultan Nasiruddin replied, “no, begum, I earn my livelihood by copying the Koran. My income does not permit me to spend lavishly.” The queen was annoyed. She said “sultan, for whom is the treasury full? As a king, you must spend on yourself and your family.” Sultan Nasiruddin disagreed. He replied, “Begum, you are mistaken. I cannot touch the treasure. It is people’s wealth. I am answerable to God. I must earn livelihood.” The Begum was quiet. She was convinced by the Sultan’s argument and accepted it willingly.

36. The queen got annoyed because ...............

she had burnt her fingers

she was not happy with the sultan’s statement about his own income

the sultan was busy copying the holy book. of the sultan’s undue concern for her

37. Why did Sultan Nasiruddin not use the money in the treasury for himself?

He was afraid that his subjects would accuse him of theft.

He had already distributed money to the poor.

He wanted to annoy his Begum.

He was convinced that the money belonged to the people.

38. The demand of the queen was that the ..............

Sultan should earn his own livelihood.

money in the treasury should not be distributed to the poor.

Sultan should employ a maidservant.

Sultan should help her household duties.

39. Why was Sultan Nasiruddin popular among his people?

He was devoted to the holy Koran.

He was fair to all and was full of wisdom.

He kept the treasury full of wealth.

He made his wife work like an ordinary woman.

40. What forced the queen to do all the household chores?

The simple lifestyle of the sultan

The lack of money in the treasury

The poor working of the maidservant.

The sultan’s greed for money

### Mathematics

41. If the slope of the line joining (1,2) and (k, -5) is equally inclined with both the axes, then the value of k is

6

-6

3

-2

42. What is the value of cot 90°?

3

1/2

0

1

43. What is the probability of drawing a queen one card is drawn randomly from well shuffled pack of 52 cards? Find the probability of drawing a red queen?

1/26

5/6

3/4

15/36

44. If A, B, C are the subsets of a universal set U. Then A — (BUC) is equal to,

(A-B)U(A-C)

(A-B)‘(A-C)

(A*C)-(A*C)

(AUB)-(AUC)

45. Out of a group of 120 students, 90 takes mathematics and 72 takes statistics. If 10 students neither of two, the number of student taking both subjects are:

50

45

52

58

46. -5 < X <7 can be written in the absolute value sign as.

|x-1|<7

|x-1|<6

|x-1|<2

|x-1|<-1

47. Tf the relation R={(1,2), (2,3), (3,4), (4,5)} then range is,

{2,3,4,5}

{1,2,3,4}

{1,2,3,5}

{1,3,4,5}

48. The value of tan 180° is equal to,

1

-1

0

∞

49. 1^{2} + 2^{2} + ^{3} + ....... + n^{2} is equal to

$\frac{n(n+1)}{2}$

$\frac{n(n+1)(2n+1)}{6}$

${\frac{n+1}{6}}^{2}$

None

50. If A = $\left(\begin{array}{ccc}0& 5& -6\\ \text{}-5& 0& 2\\ \text{}6& -2& 0\end{array}\right)$, then matrix A is known as

Symmetric Matrix

Skew Symmetric Matrix

Diagonal Matrix

Triangular Matrix

51. The radius of the circle x^{2} + y^{2} = 9 is equal to,

4

3

5

9

52. The value of $2\sqrt{128}+\sqrt{162}$ is,

$25\sqrt{2}$

$4\sqrt{3}$

$0$

$60$

53. If A = $\left[\begin{array}{cc}1& 2\\ 0& 3\end{array}\right]$, then value of A^{2} - 2A - 5I is equal to,

1

-1

2

0

54. What is the half or quarter of 400?

200

100

50

90

55. Half Percent, written as a decimal is,

0.2

0.02

0.005

0.05

56. The true discount on Rs. 2,562 due 4 months hence is Rs. 122, The rate percent is:

12%

13%

14%

15%

57. The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20% is:

40 %

42%

44%

46 %

58. AB and CD bisect each other at O, If AD = 6 cm, BC is:

5.9 cm

6 cm

4.8 cm

7 cm

59. The compound interest on Rs 30,000 at 7 % per annum is Rs. 4347. The period (in years) is:

2

3

4

8

60. If a man were to sell his chair rs. 720, he would lose 25% to gain 25%. He would sell it for:

Rs. 1200

Rs. 1,000

Rs 960

Rs. 900

61. Find the percentage gain or loss when the dot pens bought for Rs. 96 per dozen were sold at the rate of 10 for Rs. 90?

13%

20%

40%

12.5%

62. What is the value of cos^{2}30° — sin^{2}30°?

$\frac{1}{2}$

$\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}$

$\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}$

$-\frac{1}{2}$

63. How many stones each of area 0.16 cm square are required for paving a courtyard 5.5 m long and 4.8 m wide?

60

100

50

165

64. Which one is the formula for the equilateral triangle?

$\frac{\sqrt{3}}{4{a}^{2}}$

$\frac{1}{2}\ast b\ast h$

$\sqrt{(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)}$

None of Above

65. The commission of Rs. 5600 at the rate of 3.5 % is:

Rs. 196

Rs. 440

Rs. 360

Rs. 1,000

66. The discount % of the market price is Rs. 5,800 and the discount amount is Rs. 696 then the discount percent is

12%

20%

5%

38%

67. What is the tax rate if original price is Rs. 2,000 and selling price is Rs. 2,400 ?

20%

17.39%

35%

10%

68. The sum of ages of father and his son is 52 years. Eight years ago the father was eight times old as his son, the present age of the son is,

10 years

20 years

12 years

15 years

69. If 4 is subtract-d from a square of a number, its result is 21. The number is,

5

4

6

3

70. The radius of the circle x^{2}+y^{2}-12x-4y = 9 is equal to

18

7

10

2

71. The system of linear equation will be consistent and independent if they have,

exactly one solution

more than one solution

no solution

None of these

72. Let a and b are two numbers on the real line, if (a,b) = {x:a< x < b} is known as

left open interval

right open interval

closed interval

open interval

73. Let f: R > R and g: R > R be defined by f(x) = 2x? -3, g(x) = 3x +2. Then the composite functions gof(x) is:

9x + 8

2x + 2

2x + 1

6x^{2} - 7

74. A square matrix A is said to be singular if its determinant is equal to,

1

0

-1

none of these

75. The system of equations 4x — 3y = -6, -4x + 2y = 16 is,

consistent and dependent

inconsistent and independent

inconsistent and dependent

consistent and independent

76. Ratio of 2 km to 600 m should be,

2:7

2:8

2:3

10:3

77. In a:b = c:d, then b and c are called,

antecedent

extreme

consequent

mean

78. If b^{2}— 4ac < 0 then the roots of ax^{2} + bx +c = 0 are:

equal

extreme

irrational

imaginary

79. A polygon having 10 sides is called,

equal

rational

quadrilateral

hexagon

80. A linear equation is also known as,

simultaneous equation

second-degree equation

first-degree equation

zero-degree equation

81. Two straight lines in the same plane which never meet are called,

angles

transversal lines

vertex

parallel line

82. If x^{4}-3x+5 is divided by 2x-1, then the remainder is,

35/16

35

-9

3

83. If A, G, H are arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means between a and b,

in G. P

in A. P

real numbers

in H.P

84. In selling an article for Rs.76, a shopkeeper gain 52%. The gain by selling that for Rs.74 is:

45%

48%

49%

50%

85. Ram bought oranges at 6 for Rs.10 and sold them at 4 for Rs.6, find his loss percent

12%

8%

6%

10%

86. Which of the following is incorrect?

A.M = ab

G.M = 2ab/a+b

H.M = a + b /2

none of these

87. By giving a discount of 10% on the marked price of Rs.1100 of a mobile phone a dealer gains 10%, then the cost price is

950

900

1000

1050

88. Rama purchased a table in Rs.1260 and due to some damage on its top, she had to sell it for Rs.1197, the loss percentage is:

20%

15%

10%

5%

89. A shopkeeper purchases 11 pens for Rs.10 and sells them at of 10 for Rs.11, then the profit is:

18%

19%

20%

21%

If A = $\left[\begin{array}{ccc}1& 0& 0\\ 0& 1& 0\\ 0& 0& 1\end{array}\right]$, Then A is

Unit matrix

Singular matrix

symmetric

all of them are true

### General Knowledge

91. The famous Manakamana Temple is situated in:

Tanahun

Makawanpur

Mustang

Gorkha

92. The longest river in the world is

Nile

Ganga

Amazon

indus

93. In computer abbreviation, ’OS’ usually means?

Order Significance

Open Software

Operating System

Optical Sensor

94. What day was yesterday, if Monday is in two days?

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

95. Which district lies in State number 3?

Helambu

Birgunj

Tanahun

Lumbini

96. How many bits equal to one byte?

4

16

8

32

97. Who won the FIFA World Cup 2018?

Croatia

Russia

Argentina

France

98. What is the term to ask the computer to put information in order numerically or alphabetically?

Crop

Report

Sort

Record

99. How many districts are there in Nepal?

100. Which one of the following is not a part of the Internet?

WWW

CDROM

HTTP