# CUET General Test Sample Paper

CUET (UG) Entrance Exam Section III General Test Sample Paper for the admission in academic session 2023-2024. Online Sample Paper for free practice and preparation of Common University Entrance Test.

#### CUET (UG) Paper Section III : General Test Syllabus

General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning

## CUET Sample Paper : General Test

Number of Questions : 60 Questions to be attempted out of 75
Time : 60 Minutes

### Reasoning : CUET General Test Sample Paper

Q.1: Which of the following numbers will replace the question mark (?) in the given series ?
15, 27, 12, ?, 9, 33
A. 29
B. 18
C 26.
D. 30

Ans : D. 30

Q.2: Which of the following numbers will replace the question mark (?) in the given series ?
13, 14, 23, 48, 97, 178, ?
A. 259
B. 278
C. 269
D. 299

Ans : D. 299

Q.3: A paper is folder and cut as shown below. How will it appear when unfolded ?

Ans : B

Q.4: Study the given pattern carefully and select the number that can replace the question mark (?) in it.
Instruction: Operations should be performed on the whole numbers, without breaking down the numbers into its constituent digits, E.g. 13- Operations on 13 such as adding/ deleting/ multiplying etc. to 13 can be performed. Breaking down 13 into 1 and 3 and then performing mathematical operations on 1 and 3 is NOT allowed)

A. 173
B. 192
C. 137
D. 129

Ans : D. 129

Q.5: How many triangles are there in the given figure?

A. 22
B. 24
C. 20
D. 18

Ans : C. 20

Q.6: Select the option that is related to the third term in the same way as the second term is related to the first term and the sixth term is related to the fifth term.
16 : 69 :: 24 : ? :: 31 : 144
A. 109
B. 121
C. 116
D. 105

Ans : A. 109

Q.7: Which letter cluster will replace the question mark (?) to complete the given series ?
WFBI, UCWB, SZRU, ?
A. QWMN
B. QXNN
C. QWNN
D. QXMN

Ans : A. QWMN

Q.8: The second number in the given number in the given number pairs is obtained by performing certain mathematical operations (s) on the first number. The same operation(s) are followed in all the number pairs except one. Find that odd number pair.
A. 16:1024
B. 14:784
C. 18:1620
D. 12:576

Ans : C. 18:1620

Q.9: If A denotes ‘+’, B denotes ‘x’, C denotes ‘-‘ and D denotes $\div$, then what will come in place of ‘?’ in the following equation ?
(13 B 9) D 3 A (14 D 7) B 6 C 21 A (32 B 2) = ?
A. 96
B. 100
C. 112
D. 94

Ans : D. 94

Q.10: Which of the following numbers will replace the question mark (?) in the given series ?
19, 38, 35, ?, 135, 810
A. 146
B. 142
C. 137
D. 140

Ans : D. 140

Q.11: Select the option that is related to the fifth term in the same way as the second term is related to the first term and the fourth term is related to the third term.
NUMBER : UNNYRE :: MOTHER : OMGSRE :: FINGER : ?
A. IFDHRE
B. IFGNRE
C. IFMTRE
D. IFTMRE

Ans : C. IFMTRE

Q.12: In a certain code language, ‘ADVISORY’ is written as ‘BFYMRMOU’, and ‘CHAMPION’ is written as ‘DJDQOGLJ’. How will ‘DESIGNER’ be written in that language ?
A. EGVNFLCN
B. EGUMFMCN
C. EGVMFLBN
D. EGVNFLBN

Ans : C. EGVMFLBN

Q.13: Select the option that is related to the fifth number in the same way as the second number is related to the first number and the fourth number is related to the third number.
24 : -192 :: -31 : 248 :: -18 : ?
A. -152
B. -146
C. 148
D. 144

Ans : D. 144

Q.14: Which of the following letter-clusters will replace the question mark (?) in the given series to make it logically complete?
WVE, UTG, SRI, QPK, ?
A. MON
B. MNO
C. NMO
D. ONM

Ans : D. ONM

Q.15: Select the correct mirror image of the given combination when the mirror is placed at MN as shown.

Ans : A

Q.16: In a certain code language, ‘KITCHEN’ is written as ‘LHUBIDO’, and ‘HUSBAND’ is written as ‘ITTABME’. How will ‘ELEMENT’ be written in that language?
A. FKFLFMU
B. FKFLFNU
C. FJFLGNV
D. FKGLFNU

Ans : A. FKFLFMU

Q.17: In a certain a code language, “FAMOUS” is written as “AFOMSU”, and “FINGER” is written as “IFGNRE”. How will “INVEST” be written in that language?
A. NIVETS
B. NEIVTS
C. NIEVST
D. NIEVTS

Ans : D. NIEVTS

Q.18: Three statements are given, followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. Assuming the statements to be true, even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts, decide which of the conclusions logically follow(s) from the statements.
statements:
Some butters are honeys.
Conclusions:
I. Some jams are honeys.
II. All honeys are butters.
III. Some jams are butters.
A. Only conclusions I and II follow
B. Only conclusion II follows
C. Only conclusion I and III follow
D. Only conclusion I follows

Ans : D. Only conclusion I follows

Q.19: If 21st June 2007 was a Thursday, then what was the day of the week on 21st June 2011?
A. Wednesday
B. Monday
C. Sunday
D. Tuesday

Ans : D. Tuesday

Q.20: Select the option that represents the correct order of the given words as they would appear in an English dictionary.
4. Abduction
A. 4,3,1,2,5
B. 3,2,4,1,5
C. 3,1,4,2,5
D. 4,2,1,3,5

Ans : A. 4,3,1,2,5

Q.21: The second number in the given number pairs is obtained by performing certain mathematical operations(s) on the first number. The same operations(s) are followed in all the number pairs, EXCEPT one. Find that odd number pair.
A. 361 : 332
B. 533 : 504
C. 440 : 411
D. 520 : 481

Ans : D. 520 : 481

Q.22: Select the correct combination of mathematical signs to replace the * signs and to balance the given equation.
14 * 5 * 41 * 76 * 35
A. x, -, =, +
B. x, +, -, =
C. -, +, =, x
D. +, x, =, –

Ans : B. x, +, -, =

Q.23: In a certain code language, “ARE” is coded as “87”, and “NOT” is coded as “4197”. How will “CAT” be coded in that language?
A. 54
B. 60
C. 57
D. 63

Ans : C. 57

Q.24: Which of the following numbers will replace the question mark (?) in the given number series?
458, 462, 446, 482, ?, 518
A. 428
B. 432
C. 546
D. 418

Ans : D. 418

Q.25: Select the Venn diagram that best represents the relationship between the following classes.
Bed, Bedroom, House

Ans : C

### Mathematics Question : CUET General Test Sample Paper

Q.26: Production of different types of cars (in thousands) in a company for years 1992 to 1996 is as follows: What was the percentage of production of type-A car in 1995 to its total production over the years?

A. 18%
B. 20%
C. 24%
D. 15%

Ans : B. 20%

Q.27: If the volume of a sphere is 972 $\pi$ cm3, then find its radius.
A. 7cm
B. 6 cm
C. 9 cm
D. 8 cm

Ans : C. 9 cm

Q.28: 15 boys and a certain number of girls appeared for a test. The average score of the boys was 26; the average score of the girls was 36, while the combined average score was 30. How many girls appeared for the test ?
A. 10
B. 8
C. 12
D. 9

Ans : A. 10

Q.29: From the following numbers, find the number which exactly divisible by 42.
A. 25232
B. 25242
C. 25244
D. 25212

Ans : B. 25242

Q.30: A man purchased a cell phone for 24,500 and sold it at a gain of 12.5% calculated on the selling price. The selling price of the cell phone was:
A. 25,000
B. 28,000
C. 27,500
D. 25,500

Ans : B. 28,000

Q.31: Simplify the expression
(36p2 + 49q2) (6p + 7q) 6p – 7q)
A. 1296p4 + 2401q4
B. 36p4 – 49q4
C. 1296p4 – 2401q4
D. 36p4 + 49q4

Ans : C. 1296p4 – 2401q4

Q.32: A retailer offers a discount scheme on shirts, that is, buy 3, get 2 free. what is the discount percentage ?
A. 35%
B. 50%
C. 30%
D. 40%

Ans : D. 40%

Q.33: A can complete a piece of work in 12 days, and B can complete the same work in 36 days. In how many days will both, together, complete the work?
A. 7
B. 8
C. 6
D. 9

Ans : D. 9

Q.34: A pupil multiplied a figure by $\frac{3}{5}$ rather than $\frac53$, What is the percentage error in the calculation ?
A. 64
B. 47
C. 58
D. 52

Ans : A. 64

Q.35: The marked price of every item being sold by a wholesaler was 300. The wholesaler was offering a stock-clearance sale under which, for every three items paid for, one item was being given free. In addition to this, a further 10% discount on the amount payable on the ‘Buy 3, Get 1 free’ scheme price was being offered to anyone making purchases worth more than 10,000. Ramesh made purchases for which this amount payable was 18,000. What was the effective percentage discount that was offered to Ramesh during this transaction ?
A. 32%
B. 31.5%
C. 32.5%
D. 32.75%

Ans : C. 32.5%

Q.36: The average age of a group is increased by 4 years when a person of whose age is 32 years was replaced by a person whose age is 56. Find the number of people in the group
A. 6
B. 7
C. 8
D. 9

Ans : A. 6

Q.37: 70% of students in a class are girls and 70% of the girls have chosen soccer as their favorite sport. If 98 girls have chosen soccer as their favorite sport, what is the total number of students in the class ?
A. 180
B. 225
C. 175
D. 200

Ans : D. 200

Q.38: Study the given table carefully to answer the question that follows.
the following table gives the information about the populations of five different cities in the year 2020. In city R, among the children, the ratio of boys to girls was 2 : 3 and in city P, among the children, the ratio of boys to girls was 5 : 4. What was the total number of girls (among the children) in city P and city R together?

A. 6680
B. 4160
C. 6860
D. 4610

Ans : A. 6680

Q.39: A loan of 8,925 is to be paid back in two equal half-yearly instalments. How much is each instalment if the interest is compounded half-yearly at 8% per annum?
A. 4,372
B. 4,732
C. 4,654
D. 4,564

Ans : B. 4,732

Q.40: Ramesh drives from his home at a speed of 40 km/h and reaches his college 25 minutes late. The next day he increases his speed by 10 km/h, yet he is late by 10 minutes. How far is his college from his home?
A. 50 km
B. 55 km
C. 45 km
D. 60 km

Ans : A. 50 km

Q.41: In a class, there are 29 boys and 21 girls. The average score of boys in Maths is 89, whereas the average score of girls in maths is 91. What is the average of the whole class in maths?
A. 91
B. 89
C. 91.84
D. 89.84

Ans : D. 89.84

Q.42: The value of $11\div[1 + 1\div{1 + 1\div(1 + 1\div3)}]$ is:
A. 1
B. 7
C. 9
D. 11

Ans : B. 7

Q.43: If a + b = 12 and ab = 35, find the value of a4 + b4 – 103 ?
A. 2226
B. 2026
C. 2126
D. 1226

Ans : B. 2026

Q.44: The table below gives the numbers of seats own in the local body elections in a state by different political parties in the years 2019 and 2014. Find the ratio of the total number of seats won by Con party in 2014, Kanta Dal in 2019, and the Shiv Party in 2019 taken together to the number of seats won by AGP in 2014.

A. 77 : 282
B. 77 : 141
C. 283 : 77
D. 145 : 77

Ans : A. 77 : 282

Q.45: The heights of 48 students of a class are shown in the following table.

What is the percentage of students whose height is more than 160 cm?
A. 37.5%
B. 66.6%
C. 33.3%
D. 62.5%

Ans : D. 62.5%

Q.46: The population of a village is 9,000. If the annual birth rate is 12.5% and the annual death rate is 2.5%, calculate the population after three years.
A. 12256
B. 11979
C. 10959
D. 10755

Ans : B. 11979

Q.47: Find the average of the following data :
1, 2, 3, 5, 17, 21 and 28
A. 13
B. 11
C. 9
D. 12

Ans : B. 11

Q.48: A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days, while A alone can complete the same work in 18 days. How long will B alone take to complete the work?
A. 6 days
B. 12 days
C. 24 days
D. 36 days

Ans : D. 36 days

Q.49: A man can row 5km/h in still water. If the speed of the current is 2.5 km/h, it takes 4 hours more in upstream than in the downstream for the same distance. The distance is:
A. 10.5 km
B. 15 km
C. 7.5 km
D. 12 km

Ans : B. 15 km

Q.50: Find the approximate percentage increase in sales from 2002 to 2003?

A. 33.3%
B. 19.4%
C. 54%
D. 24.45%

Ans : A. 33.3%

### GK Question : CUET General Test Sample Paper

Q.51: Which of the following dances is dedicated to temples and was earlier known as Sadir?
A. Bharatanatyam
B. Kathakali
C. Kathak
D. Manipuri

Ans : A. Bharatanatyam

Q.52: Which of the following having atomic number 3 is a soft, silvery with very low density that reacts vigorously with water and corrodes quickly in air?
A. Potassium
B. Sodium
C. Lithium
D. Rubidium

Ans : C. Lithium

Q.53: The Article of the Indian Constitution that deals with all the executive powers of the Governor is ________.
A. Article 150
B. Article 157
C. Article 154
D. Article 156

Ans : A. Article 150

Q.54: In February 2022, who was appointed as director of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)?
A. Professor Hrushikesh Senapaty
C. Professor MC Sharma
D. Professor J S Rajput

Ans : B. Professor Dinesh Prasad Saklani

Q.55: The Nooran Sisters are renowned for which of the following genres of Indian Music?
A. Qawwali
B. Sufi
C. Ghazals
D. Hindustani Classical

Ans : B. Sufi

Q.56: Who among the following Indian Players wrote the Autobiography named ‘Playing to Win’?
A. Sania Mirza
B. PV Sindhu
C. Saina Nehwal
D. Karnam Malleshwari

Ans : C. Saina Nehwal

Q.57: What happens when an acid or a base is mixed with water?
A. Decrease in the concentration of ions (H2O+/OH-) per unit volume
B. Decrease in the concentration of ions (H3O+/OH-) per litre volume
C. Increase in the concentration of ions (H3O+/OH-) per unit volume
D. Decrease in the concentration of ions (H3O+/OH-) per unit volume

Ans : D. Decrease in the concentration of ions (H3O+/OH-) per unit volume

Q.58: Which of the following may be called as fiscal deficit?
A. Revenue expenditure – Revenue receipts
B. Capital expenditure – Capital receipts
C. Total expenditure – Total receipts other than borrowings
D. Revenue expenditure + Capital expenditure – Revenue receipts

Ans : C. Total expenditure – Total receipts other than borrowings

Q.59: Who is the author of the controversial novel ‘Lajja’?
A. Arundhati Roy
B. Taslima Nasrin
C. Shobhaa De
D. Kiran Bedi

Ans : B. Taslima Nasrin

Q.60: A card of which colour is used to warn a player in Football?
A. Red
B. Blue
C. Green
D. Yellow

Ans : D. Yellow

Q.61: ‘Train to Pakistan’ was written by _______, who also served as member of Rajya Sabha.
A. Mulk Raj Anan
B. Anita Desai
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Vikram Seth

Ans : C. Khushwant Singh

Q.62: What is the dimension of the Hockey field?
A. 91.4 x 55 m
B. 100 x 55 m
C. 90 x 50 m
D. 100.3 x 50 m

Ans : A. 91.4 x 55 m

Q.63: Which vegetable contains a chemical called anthocyanin that turns pink/reddish in the presence of acid, turns purple when neutral and turns blue or green when mixed with alkaline substances?
A. Pomegranate
B. Red leaf lettuce
D. Red cabbage

Ans : D. Red cabbage

Q.64: In which state of India is the Seshachalam biosphere reserve located?
B. Karnataka
C. Kerala

Q.65: The term ‘checkmate’ is used in which of the following sports?
A. Hockey
B. Chess
C. Cricket

Ans : B. Chess

Q.66: Shambhu Maharaj was Awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to which of the following dances in India?
A. Kathak
B. Bharatnatyam
C. Kuchipudi
D. Manipuri

Ans : A. Kathak

Q.67: On 21st January 2022, three states observed their 50th Statehood Day, which of the following is NOT one amongst these three?
A. Meghalaya
B. Nagaland
C. Tripura
D. Manipur

Ans : B. Nagaland

Q.68: Which is the largest continental shelf in the world?
A. The shelf of India
B. The Indian Ocean Shelf
C. The shelf in the Pacific Ocean
D. The Siberian Shelf in the Arctic Ocean

Ans : D. The Siberian Shelf in the Arctic Ocean

Q.69: “The state shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds only of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them”. This has been incorporated in:
A. Article 19
B. Article 23
C. Article 15
D. Article 14

Ans : C. Article 15

Q.70: Who is the first Indian musician to win the Oscar award for Best Original Score?
A. Bhanu Athaiya
B. Resul Pookutty
C. Mehboob khan
D. A.R. Rahman

Ans : D. A.R. Rahman

Q.71: Identify the terrestrial planet from among the following.
A. Uranus
B. Jupiter
C. Mercury
D. Neptune

Ans : C. Mercury

Q.72: Where was the 7th edition of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup held?
B. Bhubaneswar
C. Delhi

Ans : B. Bhubaneswar

Q.73: In which state is the Mahakal Lok Project located?
B. Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Q.74: Who take over as the 50th Chief Justice of India (CJI) after Justice UU Lalit?
A. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer
B. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul
C. Justice DY Chandrachud
D. Justice K.M. Joseph

Ans : C. Justice DY Chandrachud

Q.75: Which village is recognized as India’s first solar powered village?
A. Modhera
(B) Punsari
(C) Hodka
(D) Unai