1. When Nepal became the member of WTO?
a. 21 April, 2004
b. 23 April, 2004
c. 25 April, 2004
d. 27 April, 2004
2. Which sector of Nepal is called the “Engine of growth”?
3. Who is the first governor of Nepal Rastra Bank?
a. Himalaya Shumsher J.B. Rana
b. Dr. Bhekh Bahadur Thapa
c. Dr. Yadav Prasad Pant
d. Pradyuma Lal Rajbhandari
4. When NRB was established as a central bank?
a. 22 April, 1956
b. 24 April, 1956
c. 26 April,1956
d. 28 April, 1956
5. The headquarter of SAARC is located at:
6. Which bank introduced the credit card for the first time in Nepal?
a. Standard Chartered bank
b. Himalaya bank
d. Bank of Kathmandu
7 “Bulls & Bears” is a term associated with:
a. Parliamentary affairs
b. Bull fights
c. Stock exchange
8. Which of the following currencies has the lowest value in terms of rupee?
c. US Dollar
d. Euro dollar
9. Debit card means:
a. A card authorizing anybody to claim for any payments due.
b. A card authorizing the bank to pay on a later date.
c. A card used to immediately charge one’s deposit accounts as settlement of dues
without authorising the bank.
d. A card facilitating to receive easy credits from the bank.
10. In which district the tilicho lake is located?
11. How many members remain in the BOD of NRB?
12. Which is the first industry of Nepal?
a. Ragupati Jute Mill
b. Biratnagar Jute Mill
c. Hetauda Cement Udog
d. Morang Cotton Mill
13. In which class Agriculture Development Bank lies as per NRB classification?
a. Commercial bank(A class)
b. Development bank( B class)
c. Finance company( C class)
d. Micro-credit development bank( D Class)
14. When Security Exchange Centre was converted into Nepal Stock Exchange Limited (NEPSE)?
a. 2050 Jestha 25
b. 2050 Magh 30 c 2050 Jestha 13
D 2050 Magh 22
15. When NEPSE started computerized trading system & end of open out- cry system?
a. 2064 Bhadra 25
b. 2064 Bhadra 15
c. 2064 Bhadra 10
d. 2064 Bhadra 7
16 Which is the first joint-venture bank of Nepal?
a. Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited
b. NCC Bank Limited
c. Nepal Arab Bank Limited(NABIL)
d. Nepal Investment Bank Limited
17. Who received Nobel Peace Prize for the year of 2009?
a. Ban Ki Moon
b. Barrak Obama
c. Koffi Annan
d. Benzir Bhutto
18. What is the total population of Nepal according to 2058 census?
19. Who is known as “ Bhut ko Vinaju”
a. Shamvu Prasad Dhungel
b. Moti Ram Bhatta
c. Basu Dev Luintel
d. Siddi Charan Shrestha
20. “Give me blood & I give you freedom”. Who said this statement:
a. Subhash Chandra Bosh
b. Mao Tsetung
c. Jesus Christ
d. Mahatma Gandhi
21. Who is the author of “Living Microsoft to Change the World”( Microsoft dekhi
a. John Wood
c. Henry Ford
d. Joseph Nicolas
22. When Christmas day is celebrated in each year?
a. December 22
b. December 20
c. December 25
d. December 27
23. Who propounded the Participatory Management theory?
a. Henry Fayol
b. Mex Weber
c. F. W. Taylor
d. Rensis Likert
24. Which group of blood is called Universal donor?
25. Which continent is known as “New World”?
a. South America
d. North America
26. When OTC market started in Nepal?
a. Jestha 15, 2065
b. Jestha 13, 2065
c. Jestha 10, 2065
d. Jestha 20, 2065
27. Who is known as “Light of World”?
a. Gautam Buddha
b. Mahatma Gandhi
c. Jesus Christ
28. When Nepal became the member of World Bank?
a. September 6, 1961
b. September 22, 1961
c. September 30, 1962
d. September 10, 1962
29. Who propounded the Portfolio theory in 1952?
a. Mary Parker Follet
b. Harry Markowitz
c. W. J. Boumol
d. Henry Gantt
30. Which is the biggest stock exchange of the world?
a. Tokyo Stock Exchange
b. New York Stock Exchange
c. London Stock Exchange
d. American Stock Exchange
31. How many commercial banks are working in Nepal till now?
32 Who is the composer of latest National anthem of Nepal?
a. Pradip Kumar Rai
b. Pradip Rai
c. Prdip Man Rai
d. Pradip Bahadur Rai
33 When Dr. Ram Baran Yadav became the first President of Nepal?
a. Shrawan 4, 2065
b. Shrawan 10, 2065
c. Shrawan 6. 2065
d. Shrawan 12, 2065
34 What was the inflation rate in Zimbabwe in 2008 when it issued new note of 100 billion dollar?
a. 2 million %
b. 2.2 million%
c. 2.5 million %
d. 3 million %
35 Which is the first bank of the world?
a. Bank of Geneva
b. Bank of Barcelona
c. Bank of England
d. Bank of Venice
36. 13. a
Logical Reasoning Multiple Objective Questions
Direction: Select the logically best answer.
23. Neck: Tie:
a. Shirt: Coat c. Head: Cap
b. Ring: Finger d. Suit: Shirt
24. Cat: Kitchen:
a. Slow: fast c. flight: bird
b. Tiger: Cob d. goat: Pat
25. Student: School:
a. Ground: Player c. Political Party: Leader
b. Doctor: Hospital d. Business: Trader
26. Beauty: Ugly:
a. Bright: Sun c. Sweet: Cute
b. Dark: Shadow d. Rich: Tramp
27. Bhanubhakta: Poet:
a. F.W. Taylor: Leader c. Leader: Girija Pd. Koirala
b. Sachin Tendulkar: Cricketer d. Singer: Ram Krshna Dhakal
Directions: Question number 28 to 30 are based on the following diagrams. Choose
from the diagrams the one that illustrates among three given classes better than any
28. Europe, London, Paris
a. Diagram a c. Diagram c
b. Diagram b d. Diagram d
29. University, Campus, Campus Chief
a. Diagram a c. Diagram c
b. Diagram b d. Diagram d
30. Nepal, Kathmandu, Bhutan
a. Diagram a c. Diagram c
b. Diagram b d. Diagram d
Choose the best alternative from the given options: 10x1=10
1. Despite the recent election of a woman to the office of prime minister,
the status of women in Pakistan is little changed from how it was in the
A. is little changed from how it was
B. is a little changed from how it was
C. has changed little
D. has changed little from how it has been
E. is little changed from the way it was
2. In the last 20 years, despite the chauvinism of European connoisseurs,
California wines are respected throughout the world.
A. are respected
B. are becoming better respected
C. which have gained respect
D. have gained respect
E. have since become respected
3. Recently there has been increased debate over if a budget surplus should
go toward lower taxes or increased spending on social programs.
A. over if a budget surplus should go toward lower taxes or
B. over whether a budget surplus should go toward taxes or
C. about a budget surplus should go toward taxes or increased
D. about if lower taxes should come from a budget surplus or
E. concerning a budget surplus and its going toward lower taxes
or increased spending
4. Chicago, where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more
rapid than any other American city, was plagued by labor troubles like
the Pullman Strikes of 1894.
A. where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more
rapid than any other American city.
B. which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more
rapid than that of other American cities
C. which had growth industrially more rapid than any other
American city in the nineteenth century
D. whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more
rapid than any other American city.
E. whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more
rapid than that of any other American city
5. With total sales of less than three hundred thousand dollars and fewer
new subscribers than last year, the New England Theatre Company is in
danger of losing its building.
A. of less than three hundred thousand dollars and fewer
B. lower than three hundred thousand dollars and less
C. lesser than three hundred thousand dollars and fewer
D. fewer than three hundred thousand dollars and less
E. of fewer than three hundred thousand dollars and of fewer
6. A recent New York Times editorial criticized the city’s election board for,
first of all, failing to replace outmoded voting machines prone to
breakdowns, and secondarily, for their failure to investigate allegations of
corruption involving board members.
A. secondarily, for their failure to
B. secondly, for their failure to
C. secondly, that they failed and did not
D. second, that they failed to
E. second, for failing to
7. Two week notice being given to employers before leaving a job is the
generally accepted protocol.
A. Two week notice being given to employers before leaving
B. Giving notice to employers of two weeks before having to
C. Two weeks’ notice to give to employers before leaving
D. Giving notice to employers two weeks before leaving
E. To give two weeks’ worth of notice before having to leave
8. Successful business leaders not only anticipate potential problems and
have contingency plans ready, instead proceeding as if they are likely to
occur at any time.
A. ready, instead proceeding as if they are likely to occur at any
B. ready, but also proceed as if such problems are likely to occur
at any time
C. ready, but also proceeding as if the occurrence of them is at
any time likely
D. ready; they instead proceed as if their occurrence is likely at
E. ready, such problems are likely to occur at any time, is how
9. An artist who sells her paintings for a fixed price decides that she must
increase her income. Because she does not believe that customers will
pay more for her paintings, she decides to cut costs by using cheaper
paints and canvases. She expects that, by cutting costs, she will increase
her profit margin per painting and thus increase her annual net income.
Which of the following, if true, most weakens the argument above?
A. Other area artists charge more for their paintings than the
artist charger for hers.
B. The artist has failed to consider other options, such as renting
cheaper studio space.
C. The artist’s plan will result in the production of inferior
paintings which, in turn, will cause a reduction in sales.
D. If the economy were to enter a period of inflation, the artist’s
projected increase in income could be wiped out by increases in
the price of art supplies.
E. The artist considered trying to complete paintings more quickly
and thus increase production, but concluded that it would be
10. Although tapirs reared in captivity are generally docile and have even
been kept as pets by South American villagers, it is nonetheless a volatile
creature prone to unpredictable and dangerous temper tantrums.
A. it is nonetheless a volatile creature
B. it is nonetheless volatile creatures
C. being nonetheless volatile creatures
D. they are nonetheless a volatile creature
E. they are nonetheless volatile creatures
I. Pick the one most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized word:
II. Choose the best pair of the given words: 5x1=5
A. pedal: foot
B. gun: hand
C. breastplate: chest
D. pendant: neck
E. knapsack: back
2. HACKNEYED: ORIGINAL
A. mature: juvenile
B. trite: morbid
C. withdrawn: reserved
D. evasive: elusive
E. derivative: traditional
3. PIG-HEADED: YIELD
A. lion-hearted: retreat
B. lily-livered: flee
C. dogged: pursue
D. featherbrained: giggle
E. eagle-eyed: discern
4. RANGE: MOUNTAINS
A. atlas: maps
B. plain: prairie
C. string: beads
D. novel: short stories
E. spoonerism: whatchamacallit
5. MYTH: LEGENDARY
A. sermon: lengthy
B. anecdote: witty
C. fable: didactic
D. epic: comic
E. allegory: obscure
III. Fill in the blanks picking up the best alternative. 5x1=5
1. If you are trying to make a strong impression on your audience, you
cannot do so by being understated, tentative, or………..
2. In a revolutionary development in technology, several manufactures now
make biodegradable forms of plastic; some plastic six-pack rings, for
example, gradually………. when exposed to sunlight.
3. The officers threatened to take………if the lives of their men were……..by
the conquered natives.
B. measures……. enhanced
4. The newest fiber-optic cables that carry telephone calls cross-country are
made of glass so……….that a piece 100 miles thick is cleared than a
5. I have no………..motive in offering this advice; I seek no personal
advantage or honor.
IV. Politics itself is not higgledy-piggledy. It is made corrupt in practice even
if it implies power, order, law, integrity, tact, intelligence, culture, and
service. It is said that students should not be involved in politics. If so,
A. What about future politics or politicians?
B. Won’t they be close-minded and ignorant of the things
happening in the world?
C. Doesn’t the disinterest promote apathy in participating current
D. What about their lacks of critical thinking, reasoning, and
E. Any differences between politicians and leaders?
F. How about the two hackneyed phrases: peace process and
constitution drafting in context of Nepal?
Write a cause-effect essay with details of the above questions
on Involvement of Students in Politics. 20
Direction: Circle the right answer.
1. If the mean of numbers 28, x, 42, 78 and 104 is 62, then what is the mean
of 128, 255, 511, 1023 and x?
2. The average age of a group of 10 students was 20. The average age
increased by 2 years when two new students joined the group. What is the
average age of the two new students who joined the group?
a) 22 years
b) 30 years
c) 44 years
d) 32 years
3. The sum of the fourth and twelfth term of an arithmetic progression is 20.
What is the sum of the first 15 terms of the arithmetic progression?
4. Vertices of a quadrilateral ABCD are A(0, 0), B(4, 5), C(9, 9) and D(5, 4).
What is the shape of the quadrilateral?
b) Rectangle but not a square
d) Parallelogram but not a rhombus
5. A number when divided by a divisor leaves a remainder of 24. When
twice the original number is divided by the same divisor, the remainder is
11. What is the value of the divisor
6. What is the percentage change in the area of a rectangle when its length
increases by 10% and its width decreases by 10%?
b) 20% increase
c) 20% decrease
d) 1% decrease
7. A man can hit a target once in 4 shots. If he fires 4 shots in succession,
what is the probability that he will hit his target?
8. If 25 students took an exam and 4 of them failed, what percent of them
9. What is the highest integral value of 'k' for which the quadratic equation x2
- 6x + k = 0 have two real and distinct roots?
10. In a class 40% of the students enrolled for Math and 70% enrolled for
Economics. If 15% of the students enrolled for both Math and Economics,
what % of the students of the class did not enroll for either of the two
11. Steve traveled the first 2 hours of his journey at 40 mph and the remaining
3 hours of his journey at 80 mph. What is his average speed for the entire
a) 60 mph
b) 56.67 mph
c) 53.33 mph
d) 64 mph
12. A can complete a project in 20 days and B can complete the same project
in 30 days. If A and B start working on the project together and A quits 10
days before the project is completed, in how many days will the project be
a) 18 days
b) 27 days
c) 26.67 days
d) 16 days
13. Ms. Jones has twice as much invested in stocks as bonds. Last year, the
stock investments paid 7.5% of their value while bonds paid 10% of their
value. If the total that both investments paid last year was $1,000, how
much did Ms. Jones have invested in stocks?
14. If the arithmetic mean of x, y, and 5 is 17, what is the average of x + 3, y -
5, and 9?
15. If x + 9 is even integer, the sum of the next two even integers is:
a) x + 11
b) 2x + 22
c) 2x + 24
d) 3x + 390
16. A clothing manufacturer has determined that she can sell 100 suits a week
at a selling price of $200 each. For each rise of $4 in the selling price she
will sell 2 less suits a week. If she sells the suits for $x each, how many
dollars a week will she receive from sales of the suits?
17. If the angles of a triangle are in the ratio 4 : 3 : 2, then the smallest angle
in the triangle must be:
18. Oil costs $4 per liter and diesel costs $5.24 per liter. If the price of oil rises
by 10% a month, and the price of diesel is unchanged, how many months
will it take until a liter of oil costs more than a liter of diesel?
19. If x is an integer, then which of the following statements about
xx is true?
a). It is always odd
b). It is always even
c). It is even when x is even and odd when x is odd.
d). It is even when x is odd and odd when x is even.
20. The basic one-way air fare for a child aged between 3 and 10 years costs
half the regular fare for an adult plus a reservation charge that is the same
on the child's ticket as on the adult's ticket. One reserved ticket for an adult
costs $216 and the cost of a reserved ticket for an adult and a child (aged
between 3 and 10) costs $327. What is the basic fare for the journey for an
21. For each dollar spent by the sales department, the research department
spends 20¢. For every $4 spent by the research department, the packing
department spends $1.50. The triple ratio of the money spent by the sales
department to the money spent by the research department to the money
spent by the packing department can be expressed as
a) 40 : 8 : 3
b) 20 : 4 : 1
c) 8 : 4 : 1
d) 4 : 1 : 5
22. At the congratulations party for Bob's promotion, there were a total of P
slices of pizza. Bob keeps some pizza for himself and divides the
remaining slices among F friends. If each friend receives S slices, how
many slices does Bob keep for himself?
a). P – (F/S)
b). P – (F×S)
C). P × (F + S)
23. What is the maximum percentage discount that a merchant can offer on
her Marked Price so that she ends up selling at no profit or loss, if she had
initially marked her goods up by 50%?
24. Over the course of a soccer seasons, 30 percents of the players on a team
scored goals. What is the ratio of players on the team who scored goals to
those who did not?
a). 3 to 10
b).3 to 7
c) 1 to 3
d). 3 to 1
25. After reading 3/5 of his biology homework on Monday night, Dharma
read 1/3 of his remaining homework on Tuesday night. What fraction of
his original homework would Dharma have to read on Wednesday night to
complete his biology assignment?
Set B Answer Key