Odisha Postal PA/SA Question Papers 2014

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Odisha Postal Circle conducted the Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant  (PA/SA) Exam on 2014. Here we shared Odisha Postal PA/SA Question Papers 2014 of Previous Year Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant Exam. The question  has 4 sections that is General Knowledge, Numerical, English and Reasoning. Full mark of the exam is 100 . 25 Questions from each of the 4 sections. Time duration is 2 hour. No Negative Marking.

Odisha Postal PA/SA Question Papers 2014


PART A

(General Knowledge)

1. In which year was the Indian space research organization (ISRO) founded?

  • 1967
  • 1969
  • 1970
  • 1974

2. Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs Kiran Bedi?

  • Saraswati
  • Golden Globe
  • Magsaysay
  • Rani Lakshmi

3. The United Nations declared 2006 as the international year of __

  • Rice
  • World Population
  • Communication
  • Elderly Persons

4. Who written the book “War and Peace”?

  • Khushwan Singh
  • Mikhali Solokhov
  • Count Leo Tolstoy
  • Saul Bellow

5. What is the function of I/O unit of a computer system ?

  • To initiate the process of recovery of data of the crashed computer
  • To exchange the information of windows with CPU
  • To reset or restarts the computer when it is booted
  • To excahnge the information of computer with the outside world

6. India won its fist Olympic hockey gold in

  • 1928
  • 1932
  • 1936
  • 1948

7. Who is the author of “Tarikh-i-Alai” which contains sultan alauddin Khilji?

  • Ziauddin Barani
  • Shams Shiraj Afif
  • Amir Khusrau
  • Yahiya-bin-Ahmed

8. Which of the following states has the maximum forest cover in India?

  • Arunanchal Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Karnataka

9. The normal temperature of human body ?

  • 37 Degee Celcius
  • 37 Degee Farenheit
  • 104 Degee Farenheit
  • 36.4 Degee Celcius

10. Lakshadeep Island is situated in

  • Indian Ocean
  • Arabian Ocean
  • Bay of Bengal
  • Non of these

11. Which day is the International Human Rights Day?

  • December 10th
  • October 24th
  • November 25th
  • None of these

12. Out put device make it possible to—

  • View and print a data
  • Scan a data
  • Input a data
  • Sending a data

13. Who is the author of book “New Dimension of India’s Foreign exchange policy?

  • A.B.Vajpayee
  • Jaswant Singh
  • PC Alexander
  • Yashwant Sinha

14. The Olympic game in 2016 will be held in

  • London
  • America
  • Holland
  • Brazil

15. Who first translated “Bhagvad- Gita ” in to English ?

  • William Jones
  • Charles Wilkins
  • Alexander Cummingham
  • John Marshall

16. The Pollution is most marked on

  • Natural balance of nature
  • Natural Flora of Place
  • Natural geochemical cycles
  • All of the above

17. The first satelite launched by India is called

  • Aryabhata
  • Bhaskara I
  • Bhaskara II
  • Rohini

18. which of the following awards is associated with agriculture

  • Bourlog Award
  • Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
  • Arjun Award
  • Vyas Samman

19. February 14 is Observed as __

  • World Vegetarian Day
  • United Nations Day for South cooperation
  • Valentine Day
  • United Nations Day, recognized by UN

20. The book Discovery of India is written by ?

  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Subhash Chandra Bose
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Sastri

21. A person who uses his expertise to gain the peoples computer to get information illegally or to damage is called as

  • Spammer
  • Programmer
  • Hacker
  • Instant Messenger

22. How many players are there in water polo team?

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

23. At the time of Nadir Shah attacked Delhi, the Mughal Emperor was ?

  • Ahmad Shah
  • Bahadur Shah
  • Mohammed Shah
  • Shah Alam II

24. Arrange the following statets in the increasing order of population

  • 1,2,3,4
  • 1,2,4,3
  • 2,1,3,4
  • 2,1,4,3

25. CMYK related to

  • Railway Signaling
  • Navigation
  • Offset Printing
  • Electronic Voting Machine

PART B

(Numerical)

26. In how many years will a sum of Rs 19200 placed at 10% per annum compound interest yield an interest of Rs 4031 ?

  • 1 and 1/2 years
  • 2 and 1/2 years
  • 2 years
  • 3 years

27. Find the value of (0.5% of 640)X(1.3% of 350)= ?

  • 12.56
  • 13.44
  • 14.44
  • 14.56

28. The average of 6 numbers is 30. If the average of first four is 25 and that of last three is 35, the fourth number is

  • 25
  • 30
  • 35
  • 40

29. A store keeper claims to sell his articles at a discount of 5% but marks up his articles by increasing the cost each by 10% . His gain percentage is

  • 5%
  • 3.5%
  • 6%
  • 4.5%

30. In the given figure, AOB is a staright line <AOC = 68 amd <BOC = x, The value of X s

  • 32 Degree
  • 22 Degree
  • 112 Degree
  • 132 Degree

31. Find the sum of place value of 6 and face value of 9 in 927653 .

  • 608
  • 508
  • 609
  • 509

32. 20 men can cut 30 trees in 4h . If 4 men leaves the job, how many trees will be cut in 12h ?

  • 72
  • 80
  • 68
  • 79

33. A bus is running with a uniform speed of 37 km.h. What distance will be covered by bus in 8h?

  • 246 Km
  • 289 Km
  • 296 Km
  • 276 Km

34. Find the mean proportional between 9 and 64?

  • 25
  • 24
  • 27
  • 35

35. Root  over of (324/81) + Root over of (324/81)  = ?

  • 4
  • 12
  • 6
  • 18

36. Find the value of

48-12 X 3 + 9

—————- = ?

12-9/3

  • 4 and 1/3
  • 2 and 1/3
  • 1/3
  • 21

37. Convert 0.8268 (Bar on the top of 8)

  • 3093/4950
  • 3043/4850
  • 4093/4950
  • 3039/4950

38.  A sum becomes its double in 10 years, find the annual rate of simple interest.

  • 1%
  • 5%
  • 10%
  • 20%

39. What amount will be received on a sum of Rs 1750 in 2.5 yers , if the interest is compounded at the rate of 8% pa?

  • Rs 2125
  • Rs 2122.85
  • Rs 2100
  • Rs 2200

40. 20g is what percentage of 1 Kg ?

  • 2%
  • 5%
  • 7%
  • 6%

41. Find out the average of first ten even numbers.

  • 11
  • 12
  • 18
  • 9

42. A person buys a watch of for Rs 500 and sells it for Rs. 300. Find the loss percentage

  • 30
  • 40
  • 35
  • 45

43. Which one of the following will divide (4^61 + 4^62 + 4^63 + 4^64 )

  • 3
  • 10
  • 11
  • 13

44. 20 men complete one third of a work in 20 days. how many more men should be employed fo finish the rest of work in 24 more days?

  • 15
  • 12
  • 18
  • 25

45. A car covers a distance of 200 km in 2h 40 min min whereas a jeep covers the same distance in 2hr. What is the ratio of their speeds?

  • 3:4
  • 4:3
  • 4:5
  • 5:4

46. The sum of the ages of a father and his son is 100 now, 5 years ago, their ages were in the ratio of 2:1 . Find the ratio of the ages of the father and son after 10years from today.

  • 4:3
  • 5:3
  • 3:5
  • 10:7

47. Find the value of √(8 × 7 – 3?+ 208 ÷ 16)= 8

  • 4:3
  • 5:3
  • 3:5
  • 10:7

48. A tree increases annually by 1/8th of its height. What will be its height after 2 years, if it stands 64cm high today ?

  • 72 cm
  • 74 cm
  • 81 cm
  • 85 cm

49. Find the value of 3 x 0.3 x 0.003x 0.003 x 30 =

  • .00243
  • .000243
  • .00243
  • .0243

50. A sum of money at simple interest amount to Rs. 2240 in 2 years and Rs 2600 in 5 years. The sum is

  • Rs 1880
  • Rs 2000
  • Rs 2120
  • None of These

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