NIMCET 2010 Paper With Answers

NIMCET 2010 Question Paper With Answers

41. Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer?
(1) Gathering data (2)Processing data into information.
(3) Analyzing the data or information (4) Storing the data or information
42. Simplified form of a Boolean function F(X,Y,Z) = (0, 2, 4, 5, 6) is
(1) ZX XY (2) Z XY (3) YZ XY (4) None of these
43. Which gate is equivalent to (NOR) OR (XOR) ?
(1) NAND gate (2) OR gate (3) AND gate (4) XOR gate
44. Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest?
(1) Field, Record, Character, Database
(2) Character, Record Field, Database
(3) Character, Field, Record, Database
(4) Bit, Byte, Character, Record, Field, Database
45. Which one of the following is a stored program machine?
(1) Micro-processor (2) Calculator
(3) Analog-computer (4) Micro-computer

Directions: Questions 51 and 52.

Read the passage and select the most suitable answer to questions from the given choices.
Observe the dilemma of the fungus: It is a plant, but it possesses no chlorophyll. While all other plants put the sun’s energy to work for them combining the nutrients of ground and air into the body structure, the chlorophylless must look elsewhere for energy supply. It finds it in those other plants which, having received their energy free from the sun, relinquish it at some point in their cycle either to animals (like us humans) or to the fungi.

In this search for energy the fungus has become the earth’s major source of rot and decay. Whereever you see mold forming on a piece of bread, or a pile of leaves turning to compost, or a blown-down tree becoming pulp on the ground, you are watching a fungus eating. Without fungus action the earth would be piled high with the dead plant life of past centuries. In fact, certain plants which contain resins that are toxic to fungi will last indefinitely; specimens of the redwood, for instance, can still be found resting on the forest floor centuries after having been blown down.
51. The passage states all the following about fungi EXCEPT;
(1) They are responsible for the decomposition of much plant life
(2) They cannot live completely apart from other plants
(3) They are vastly different from other plants
(4) They are poisonous to resin – producing plants
52. The passage is primarily concerned with
(1) Warning people of the dangers of fungi
(2) Rot and decay of plants in nature
(3) Describing the action of fungi
(4) Relating how most plants use solar energy
53. Fill in the blank:
The sugar dissolved in water_________; finally all that remained was an almost________ residue on the
bottom of the glass.
(1) Quickly. ………..lumpy (2) Immediately……….. fragrant
(3) Gradually………..imperceptible (4) Subsequently ………..glassy
54. Find the synonym that is most nearly similar in meaning to the word CLANDESTINE
(1) abortive (2) secret (3) tangible (4) doomed

55. Choose the word that is opposite in meaning to the word COMPOSE
(1) disturb (2) reveal (3) strengthen (4) isolate
Directions: Questions 56 and 57.
In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different
ways of phrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative from among the four.
56. It was us who had left before he arrived.
(1) We who had left before time he had arrived
(2) Us who has went before he arrived
(3) Us who had went before he had arrived
(4) We who had left before he arrived
57. Many of these environmentalists proclaim to save nothing less than the planet itself.
(1) to save nothing lesser than
(2) that they are saving nothing less than
(3) that they save nothing less than
(4) to have saved nothing less than ‘
Direction: Questions 58 and 59.
Select the pair of words which are related in the some way as the capitalized words are related to each then ?
(1) egg : larva (2) hole : repair
(3) suit : dress (4) stigma : reputation
(1) philosopher : knowledge (2) general : victory
(3) misogynist : women (4) teacher : blackboard
60. There are four statements, of which one is incorrect. Choose the incorrect one
(1) A hater of the institution of marriage is misogamist.
(2) The violation of sacred things is sacrilege,
(3) To prevaricate is to make evasive or misleading statements.
(4) A torpid person is generally hyperactive.
61. Following sentence has one or two banks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Beneath the sentence are given four words or sets of words. Choose the word or set of words for each blank that best fits meaning of the sentence as a whole.
His presentation was so lengthy and______ that it was difficult for us to find out the real _______in it;
(1) verbose, content (2) tedious, skill
(3) laborious, coverage (4) simple, meaning
62. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word : FLAMBOYANT
(1) Quiet (2) Excited (3) Disturbed (4) Distressed
63. Out of four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word: CLEMENCY
(1) Empathy (2) Kindness (3) Sympathy (4) Forgiveness
64. The sentences given below, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labeled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph,
P. Surrendered, or captured, combatants cannot be incarcerated in razor wire cages; this ‘war’ has dubious legality.
Q. How can then one characterize a conflict to be waged against a phenomenon as war?
R. The phrase ‘war against terror’ which has passed into the common lexicon, is a huge misnomer.
S. Besides, war has a juridical meaning in international law, which has confided the laws of war,
imbuing them with a humanitarian content
T. Terror is a phenomenon, not an entity – either State or non – State.
65. In the question, the word “BUNDLE” is used in four different ways, numbered 1 to 4. Choose the option in
which the usage of the: word is INAPPROPRIATE. .
(1) The newborn baby was a bundle of joy for the family,
(2) Mobile operators are offering a bundle of additional benefits.
(3) He made a bundle in the share market.
(4) It was sheer luck that brought a bundle of boy-scouts-to where I was lying wounded.
66. Steel Express runs between Tatanagar and Howrah and has five stoppages in between. Find the number of different kinds of one-way second class ticket that Indian Railways will have to print to service all types of passengers who might travel by Steel Express? .
(1) 49 (2) 42 (3) 21 (4)7
67. There are 6561 balls out of them 1 is heavy. Find the minimum number of times the balls have to be weighed for finding out the heavy ball.
(1) 12 (2) 9 (3) 8 (4) 15
68. Find the word that names a necessary part of the underlined word. Gala
(1) Celebration (2) Tuxedo (3) Appetizer (4) Orator
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