1 December 2014

Answer key for CEED 2014 Part - A mock test -3

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This is an answer sheet for the previously released mock test - 3 questions in our blog.
If you haven't yet tried to solve those practice questions, I would recommend you to first go through the below link (having only questions) before knowing the answers. That would help in self-assessment of your level - CEED 2014 Part - A practice mock test - 3
One Important note ! 
Like I promised earlier, I have created an unique mail ID to start 'Mail Review session' from tomorrow. You can find the ID at the end of this post. Please read the 'Mailing Note' that I have included at the end, before you mail your works.  (this has been closed for 2014)

1. Our teacher is a(n) ---- person, so she easily captivates the interest and attention of the students while she is teaching.

a. Obstinate
b. Obedient
c. Dynamic (ans)
d. Elegant

2. Teachers like ---- students who never break their rules.

a. Obstinate
b. Obedient (ans)
c. Dynamic
d. Elegant

3. Which number comes in the place of question mark shown in the below image

Source : Indiabix blog 

Answer - 19

Explanation :

The series can be split into two parts (alternative numbers like 1st, 3rd, 5th ....and 2nd, 4th and 6th .........)

5 -> 11 (5+6) -> 17 (11+6) ............
7 -> 13 (7+6) -> 19 (13+6) ............  

4. Look at the series: 26, 24, 20, 18, 14, ...... what number should come next ?

Answer - 12

Explanation :

The series can be split into two parts just like in the before question (alternative numbers like 1st, 3rd, 5th ....and 2nd, 4th and 6th .........)

26 -> 20 (26 - 6) -> 14 (20 - 6) .......
24 -> 18 (24 - 6) -> 12 (18 - 6) ........

5. A wire can be bent in the form of a circle of radius 7cm. If it is bent in the form of a square, then its area will be ? (take PI = 22/7)

Area - 121 sqcm

Explanation :

Whether the wire is bent in circle or square, it doesn't matter, the length of the wire should be same. Now find the lenth of the wire if it was bent as a circle of radius 7cm, which will turn out to be the circumference (perimeter) - 2*PI*r = 2*PI*7

Now the same length forms the perimeter of the square which has all equal side - The perimeter of square is 4L =  2*PI*7

You will get length of the side L. Now the area of the suare is L*L (squared L)

Below shown picture applies to questions from 6 to 8 

Puzzle source : sunniebunniezz

6. How many circles are there in the above picture ?

Answer - 2 circles

7. How many squares are there in the above same image ?

Answer - 3 squares

8. How many triangles are present ?

Answer - 5 triangles

9. 'Ashoka Chakra' is a part of our Indian National flag. How many spokes are there in that chakra ?

Answer - 24 spokes

10. Which of the following pictures illustrate 'Cross hatching' ?





Answer - a

11. _________ is the reproduction of graphics through mechanical or electrical means, such as photography or xerography.

a. Ink jet
b. Reprography (ans)
c. Photographic
d. Blue prints

Explanation :

Reprography is commonly used in catalogs and archives, as well as in the architectural, engineering, and construction industries.

Note : 

Halftone is the reprographic technique that simulates continuous tone imagery through the use of dots, varying either in size, in shape or in spacing, thus generating a gradient like effect. "Halftone" can also be used to refer specifically to the image that is produced by this process.

12. Which process is the result of 'blue lines on a white background' ?

a. Blueprint
b. Whiteprint (ans)
c. Darkprint
d. All

Explanation :

Whiteprint describes a document reproduction produced by using the diazo chemical process. It is also known as the blue-line process since the result is blue lines on a white background. It is a contact printing process which accurately reproduces the original in size, but cannot reproduce continuous tones or colors.

A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing, documenting an architecture or an engineering design, using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets. Introduced in the 19th century, the process allowed rapid and accurate reproduction of documents used in construction and industry. The blue-print process was characterized by light colored lines on a blue background, a negative of the original. The process was unable to reproduce color or shades of grey.

13.  _________ in drawing refers to applying heavy layers of pencil until the tooth of the paper is completely filled in, and a smooth, shiny surface is created. 

a. Bistre Ink
b. Burnishing (ans)
c. Emphasis
d. Foreshortening

Explanation :

Bistre ink is a traditional ink made by boiling wood soot. The resulting ink color depends on the type of wood burnt to make the soot.

Burnishing is most commonly used in colored pencil drawing, to create a solid area of color. Burnished colored pencil has an almost painted finish. Waxy pencils or use of a colorless blender may create a transparent, jewel-like effect.

Emphasis/Focal Point is a principle, and the area of a work that first attracts the viewer's attention. This can be drawn in various ways.

Foreshortening is a method of drawing or painting an object or person so that it seems to go back into space. This method reproduces the portions a viewer actually sees.

Learn more drawing terminology here - quizlet blog for drawing terminology

14. Select synonyms for the word 'abode' (multiple options)

a. Dwelling (ans 1)
b. Ardent
c. Domicile (ans 2)
d. House (ans 3)
e. Associate

15. The RGB color model is an additive color model in which red, green, and blue light are added together in various ways to reproduce a broad array of colors. Which color is expected if R = 255, G = 255, B = 255 ?
(Note: 255 is the maximum value for either R,G or B)

a. Black
b. Cyan
c. White (ans)
d. Yellow

Experiment the different color combinations here - Rapidtables blog for color technology

16. If R =0, G=0 and B=0, which color is expectecd ?

a. Black (ans)
b. Cyan
c. White
d. Yellow

Experiment the different color combinations here - Rapidtables blog for color technology

17. Auto-mobiles (Car or bike) that are imported or exported to/from some other country as a complete/fully assembled are termed as ?

a. CBU (ans)
b. CKD
c. AEI
d. AED

Explanation :

CBU means "Completely Built Unit" are any automobile (Car or bike) that are imported or exported to/from some other country as a complete/fully assembled.
CKD means "Completely Knocked Down" are any automobile (car or bike) which are imported/exported in parts, but not in assembled way.

check more details here - Indian automobile awareness

18. The below picture shows a famous hotel, that is architecturally brilliant, where is this hotel located ?

a. San Fransico
b. San Diego
c. Tokyo
d. Dubai (ans)

Explanation :

Built on an artificial island 280 meters away from the coast, the Burj al Arab in Dubai is one of the most luxurious and the fourth tallest hotel in the world. It’s 321 meters high and it represents one of the wonders of contemporary engineering. The building is designed by Tom Wright of WKK architects and its shape emulates shape of the sail of a ship.

Check more - 20 famous architectures of the world 

19. A 24 cm x 24 cm square metal plate needs to be fixed by a carpenter on to a wooden board. The carpenter uses nails all along the edges of the square such that there are 25 nails on each side of the square. Each nail is at the same distance from the neighboring nails. How many nails does the carpenter use?

a. 100
b. 98
c. 97
d. 96 (ans)

Explanation :

If you start from the bottom side of the square; no. of nails required = 25
right side of the square, no. of nails required = 25 - 1 = 24
Top side of the square, no. of nails required = 25 - 1 = 24
Left side of the square, this time both the ends are already having one nails - so nails required for this side = 25 - 2 = 23

Total nails = 25 + 24 + 24 + 23 = 96

20. Below is a picture of a pentagon with a circle pattern on it, the shape is mirrored four times. Identify the correct position of the pattern on the last pentagon (1,2,3,4 or 5)

The pattern will be at Point 2 as numbered in the question

Check how to deal with this mirroring question - Working with Geometric object ques.

21. Identify the traffic signal used for

a. Load limit
b. Speed limit
c. Horn prohibited (ans)

22. Identify the product used for ?

a. WIFI adopter
b. Computer mouse (ans)
c. Paper weight
d. USB charger 

23. The following logo represents ?

a. National Council of Educational Research and Training (ans)
b. National Literacy Mission
c. United India Insurance
d. National Earthquake Engg. Education

Check more about logo's here - Logo's of Indian Institutes 

24. Select synonyms for the word 'cordial' (multiple options)

a. Defilement
b. Gracious (ans 1)
c. Loyal 
d. Polite (ans 2) 
e. Courteous (ans 3)

25. Which of the following are applications of RGB color models ?

a. CRT (Cathode ray tube) (ans 1)
b. LCD (Liquid Crystal display) (ans 2)
c. OLED (Organic Light emitting diode) (ans 3)
d. Plasma display (ans 4)
e. Printing
f. All

Printing is the application of CMYK, while all displays are usually made possible using RGB color models. RGB colors are thus additive in nature and CMYK (Cyan-Magneta-Yellow-key/black) stands for substrative color models.

26. Stencil duplicator is also called as ?

a. Carbon paper
b. Mimeograph machine (ans)
c. Duplicating machines
d. All

The stencil duplicator or mimeograph machine (often abbreviated to mimeo) is a low-cost printing press that works by forcing ink through a stencil onto paper. Duplicating machines were the predecessors of modern document-reproduction technology. They have now been replaced by digital duplicators, scanners, laser printers and photocopiers, but for many years they were the primary means of reproducing documents for limited-run distribution. 

27. India won World cup in the year (latest) ?

a. 2010
b. 2011 (ans)
c. 2007
d. 2012

28. Who directed Indian animated movie -"Bheem - The Great Warrior' ?

a. R D Mallik
b. Chetan Desai
c. Dhavala Satyam
d. Rhituraj Dutta (ans)

Check more - about animation here  

29. Who doesn't belong to the list of Indian architects ?

a. Piloo Mody
b. Hafeez Contractor
c. Charles Correa
d. I.M.Pei  (ans)

Learn more about - famous architects in India and World 

30. CADD stands for ?

a. Computer architecture design and drawing
b. Computer architecture design and drafting
c. Computer aided design and drawing
d. Computer aided design and drafting (ans)

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  1. Hi,
    For Questions 6-8 aren't we supposed to count the the figures formed by intersections as well?

    1. Actually, I should have made a note earlier, whether to count overlapped figures or not. I gave the solution just assuming that basic shapes are enough to be counted. But yes, for such questions, better to consider intersected or overlapped shapes too !

      Thanks for the note :)

  2. is an ellipse a circle ?
    as def says : A circle is a simple shape of Euclidean geometry that is the set of all points in a plane that are at a given distance from a given point, the centre.
    so ans must b 2 and not 4.
    correct me if i am wrong

  3. in q3 all the numbers are prime numbers.so after 17 next prime no is 19.can it be solved like this?

  4. In question no. 8 dotn we have to count the smaller triangles too?

    1. yes, included, i think the total is 9


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