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1 .

Direction (Q. 1 - 2) : Read the following Information and answer the questions given below it.
i) Seven buses M. N, O, P. Q, R and S are run by a Company every day. Each bus makes a 4-hour trip.
ii) From Monday to Friday the following schedule is followed: the first bus leaves at 8 a.m., the second after 45 minutes, the next one 30 minutes later, another one after another 45 minutes. followed by the next 35 minutes later, and so on.
iii) On Saturday and Sunday the first bus leaves at 7.30 a.m. and the remaining buses at intervals of one hour each.
iv) 0 leaves immediately after M and is followed by S.
v) No bus leaves after O.
vi) R leaves immediately before M but not immediately after P.

When does bus M leave on Saturday ?

10 a.m.
9.45 a.m.
10.30 a.m.
2 .

If buses, from Monday to Friday, leave at equal intervals of 45 minutes each, bus O will leave just after the completion of the trip of bus

N
R
M
None of these
3 .

Direction (Q. 3 - 7) : In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between 'Strang'arguments and 'Weak'arguments insofar as they relate to the question. 'Strang' arguments are those which are both important and directly related to the question. ' Weak' arguments are those which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question.
Statement: Should hoardings by roadside be banned ?
Arguments: I. Yes, they are a disturbance to traffic.
II. No, it would result in a loss of revenue.

if only argument I is strong ;
if only argument II is strong ;
if either I or II is strong ;
if both I and II are strong.
4 .

Statement: Should party X be voted to power ?
Arguments: I. Yes. it is the only party capable of bringing in stability.
II. No, it can't rule the country properly.

if only argument I is strong;
if only argument II is strong;
if either I or II is strong;
if neither l nor II is strong;
5 .

Statement: Should newspaper articles be written in a simple language ?
Arguments: I. Yes, they are aimed at the general reader.
II. No, newspapers would lose their respect if this happens.

if only argument I is strong;
if only argument II is strong;
if either I or II is strong;
if neither l nor II is strong;
6 .

Statement: Should India curb the number of economists it produces ?
Arguments: I. Yes, the more the economists, the lesser the economic growth.
II. No. theory encourages practice.

if only argument I is strong;
if only argument II is strong;
if either I or II is strong;
if neither l nor II is strong;
7 .

Statement: Should marketing surveys be stopped ?
Arguments: I. Yes. fake surveys are conducted by ground-level workers.
II. No, it is the day of the consumer.

if only argument I is strong;
if only argument II is strong;
if either I or II is strong;
if neither l nor II is strong;
8 .

Direction (Q. 8 - 10) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Following are the criteria for allotting Stalls to book publishers in a Rajya Book Fair being held at the Nehm Maidan:
A. The publication should have been in the business for at least 10 years. as on 31.12.2010.
B. It should have a turnover of not less than Rs 10 crore per annum.
C. A minimum ol"20 titles should have been published.
D. Its books should be selling in at least five states of the country.
E Thepublishershould be ready to shell out Rs 50,000 as .security deposit.
Hovvever, if a publication fulflls all the above criteria except
i) (B) above, but has more than 50 titles published. its case may be referred to the State Book Trust.
ii) (D) above, but is ready to deposit Rs 70.000 as security deposit, its case may be referred to the Treasurer.
On the basis of the above criteria and Information provided below, decide the course of action in each case. No further information is available. You are not to assume anything.

Having an all-lndia network, Bharati Prakashan has a turnover of Rs 100 crore per annum. For the past 28 years. students have lapped up its more than 500 titles published as yet. It has sent a cheque of Rs 50.000 to the fair authorities as security deposit.

if the publication is to be allotted a stall.
if the publication is not to be allotted a stall.
if the data given about the publication are inadequate to make a decision.
if the case may be referred to the State Book Trust.
9 .

Peacock India has published 1.000 titles so far-a remarkable achievement for someorTe starting as late as 2002. It is ready to pay Rs 50.000 as security deposit. Its books seil in the Ganga belt and all the seven states of the North-East. The Company has a turnover of Rs 70 crore per annum.

if the publication is to be allotted a stall.
if the publication is not to be allotted a stall.
if the data given about the publication are inadequate to make a decision.
if the case may be referred to the State Book Trust.
10 .

Wimco Books started Publishing in 1966. Its books are sold in all parts of the country except Rajasthan. The number of titles published by it is somewhere between 40 and 50. Its turnover is Rs 90 crore per annum.

if the publication is to be allotted a stall.
if the publication is not to be allotted a stall.
if the data given about the publication are inadequate to make a decision.
if the case may be referred to the State Book Trust.