IGNOU B.Ed Entrance Exam Solved Previous Years Papers

IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam Previous Year 2008 Solved Paper

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Part-A Section–II
Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Directions—(Q. 11–14) In each of the following questions an incomplete series of numbers, with one blank is given. Identify the missing member from the given alternatives.

11. 1, 27, 125, …?…, 729
(A) 242 (B) 314
(C) 307 (D) 343

12. 2, 5, 10, 50, 500, …?…
(A) 25000 (B) 560
(C) 550 (D) 540

13. 3, 14, 47, …?…, 443, 1334
(A) 61 (B) 89
(C) 146 (D) 445

14. 2, 9, 30, 93, 282, …?…
(A) 849 (B) 846
(C) 649 (D) 746

Directions—(Q. 15–18) In each of the following questions there are five groups of letters. First is the primary one, followed by four; out of which one is different from the rest. Identify this odd member.

15. IIJL
(A) QQSV (B) EEFH
(C) AABD (D) MMNP

16. ABAC
(A) BCBD (B) PRPQ
(C) CDCE (D) STSU

17. BXTP
(A) OKGC (B) DZVR
(C) XTOK (D) EAWS

18. DINS
(A) HMSX (B) FKPU
(C) JOTY (D) NSXC

19. Which pair is different in some way from others in the following pairs ?
(A) Bottle and ink (B) Can and oil
(C) Bag and clothes (D) Boat and ship

Directions—(Q. 20–24) In each of the following questions there are five figures. First is a reference figure. Among the answer figures one figure does not belong to the class to which the first figure belongs. Identify this odd figure.

Directions—(Q. 25–28) In each of the following questions two statements are followed by two conclusions. Assuming that the two given statements are true (however absurd they may be) decide which of the two conclusions follows strictly from the given statements. Select the most appropriate alternative.

25. All men are chairs.
All animals are chairs
Conclusions :
I. All men are animals.
II. No animal is a man.
(A) Only I follows
(B) Only II follows
(C) Both I and II follow
(D) Neither I nor II follows

26. Buckets are means of transport.
Stairs are means of transport.
Conclusions :
I. Buckets are stairs.
II. Some stairs are buckets.
(A) Only I follows
(B) Only II follows
(C) Both I and II follow
(D) Neither I nor II follows

27. No bird has wings.
All birds are rational.
Conclusions :
I. Some rationals have wings.
II. Wingless are birds.
(A) Only I follows
(B) Only II follows
(C) Both I and II follow
(D) Neither I nor II follows

28. All philosophers are rational people.
Some rational people are happy.
Conclusions :
I. Some happy people are philosophers.
II. Some happy people are rational.
(A) Only I follows
(B) Only II follows
(C) Both I and II follow
(D) Neither I nor II follows

29. Which is the fourth letter to the left of the letter that is mid-way between ‘O’ and ‘P’ in ‘CARDIOGRAPH’ ?
(A) D (B) I
(C) O (D) R

30. Which is the odd term in the following list ?
(A) January (B) May
(C) April (D) August
Answers with Explanation :
11. (D) 12. (A) 13. (C) 14. (A) 15. (A) 16. (B) 17. (C) 18. (A)
19. (D) In all the rest the first is used to fill the second.
20. (A) All the rest are consonants alike ‘J’ while ‘A’ is vowel.
21. (B) All the rest are perfect squares.
22. (B) In all the rest the lower designs are the mirror image of the upper designs.
23. (D) In all the rest, the st. lines are both sides of the middle design.
24. (B) In all the rest both the leaves are not joined at one place.
25. (D) 26. (D) 27. (B) 28. (B) 29. (A)
30. (C) All the rest have thirty days each.

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