High Court Recruitment Sample Mock Papers

General Practice Mock Test for High Court Recruitment Exams consists questions from English, General Awareness and Reasoning

General Knowledge Questions:

Ques. In terms of 4G Mobile Network Technology. What is the letter ‘G’ denotes?
(a) Grade
(b) Group
(c) Global
(d) Guild

Ques.  Gauhati High Court is the judicature of
(a) Tripura & Meghalaya
(b) Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram & Manipur
(c) Assam & Nagaland
(d) All of the above

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Ques. Inflation implies –
(a) rise in budget deficit
(b) rise in money supply
(c) rise in general price index
(d) rise in prices of consumer goods

Ques.  Krishna Poonia is a
(a) Shooter
(b) Discus thrower
(c) Boxer
(d) Weight lifter

Ques. What word describes the time of the year when day and night are of equal length?
(a) Solistice
(b) Equinox
(c) Equator
(d) Equilateral

Ques.  Which of the following is used in pencils?
(a) Graphite
(b) Silicon
(c) Charcoal
(d) Phosphorous

Ques.  Which of the following pair is correctly matched?
(a) Madam Curie – X-ray
(b) Albert Einstein – Photoelectric effect
(c) Linus Pauling – Electron
(d) C V Raman – Stock effect

Ques.  Who was the Prime Minister of Britain when India got Independence?
(a) Harold Wilson
(b) Lloyd George
(c) Chamberlain
(d) Clement Atlee

Ques.  Kandla Port is located in which State ?
(a) Orissa
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Gujarat

Ques.  Who is called the “Grand old man” of India?
(a) Dadabhai Naoroji
(b) Jamshedji Tata
(c) Surendranath Banerjee
(d) Lala Lajpat Rai

Ques.  When was the First World War declared?
(a) 1914
(b) 1915
(c) 1918
(d) 1913

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Ques. ‘Dronacharya’ award is associated with:
(a) Teaching
(b) Science
(c) Armed Forces
(d) Sports Coaches

Ques.  Booker Prize” is given for contribution in the field of
(a) Literature
(b) Social Service
(c) Sports
(d) Cinema

Ques.  Which of the following is the Chemical name of the salt we use in our kitchen ?
(a) Calcium Carbonate
(b) Calcium Chloride
(c) Sodium Carbonate
(d) Sodium Chloride

Ques. On which date World Environment Day is observed ?
(a) June 5
(b) October 2
(c) November 10
(d) November 19

Ques. Parliament of Nepal is called
(a) Majlis
(b) Panchayat
(c) Parliament
(d) Jatia sangsad

Ques. Capital City of Bhutan
(a) Hamilton
(b) Thimphu
(c) Dhaka
(d) Canberra

Ques. When did India join the United Nations ?
(a) 1945
(b) 1947
(c) 1950
(d) 1954

Ques.  The “Arya Samaj” was founded by
(a) Swami Dayananda Saraswati
(b) Swami Vivekananda
(c) Keshab Chandra Sen
(d) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ques.  Files are organised by storing them in

(a) Tables
(b) Databases
(c) Folders
(d) Graphs

Ques.  Among the following materials sound travels fastest in
(a) steel
(b) air
(c) vacuum
(d) water

Ques.  The term MB is used for ___
(a) Magnetic Bits
(b) Mega Bytes
(c) Mega Bits
(d) None of the above

Ques.  Which of the following is the smallest storage ?
(a) Megabyte
(b) Gigabyte
(c) Kilobyte
(d) Nano Mbyte

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Ques.  In the terms of economics, the recession occurring two times with a small gap
in between is known as –
(a) Double Deflation
(b) Deflation
(c) Deep Recession
(d) Double Dip Recession (e) None of these

Ques.  Loans/advances to farmers is treated as –
(a) Personal Loans
(b) Priority Sector Loan
(c) Business Loan
(d) Corporate Loan

Ques.  According to the preamble of the Constitution, India is a
(a) Sovereign Democratic Socialist Republic
(b) Sovereign Socialist secular Republic
(c) Sovereign Democratic Republic
(d) Sovereign Socialist secular Democratic Republic

Ques. Where the head office of the United Nations is situated ?
(a) Washington
(b) Geneva
(c) New York
(d) The Hague

Ques. The Headquarters of International Court of Justice is at ___
(a) New York
(b) Geneva
(c) The Hague
(d) Paris

Ques. Which Indian City would you be in if you were visiting the Salar Jung Museum?
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Mysore
(c) Bhopal
(d) Indore

Ques. Which of the Indian States has the longest sea coast ?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Gujarat
(d) Kerala

Ques. Which Stadium is called the ‘Mecca’ of cricket?
(a) Sabina park (West Indies)
(b) Old Trafford (England)
(c) Lord’s (England)
(d) Wankhede Stadium (India)

Ques. The Asiatic society was established in Calcutta by-
(a) Warren Hastings
(b) Sir Willium Jones
(c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(d) TB Macaulay

Ques.  Prime Minister is the Chairman of
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Union Public Service Commission
(c) Finance Commission
(d) Minorities Commission

Ques.  Which of the planet is nearest to the earth ?
(a) Jupiter
(b) Venus
(c) Mercury
(d) Mars

Ques. International Human Rights Day is celebrated on ___
(a) 26th January
(b) 10th December
(c) 14th July
(d) 26th November

Ques. The Indian National Army (I.N.A.) came into existence in 1943 in
(a) then Burma
(b) Singapore
(c) then Malaya
(d) none of the above

Ques. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India?
(a) L.K. Advani
(b) Moraji Desai
(c) Charan Singh
(d) Sardar Ballabhbhai Patel

English Questions:

Instruction: In these questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word or a group of words. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and select it as you answer.

Ques. You may bring your dog where_____________
(a) you have to pay
(b) there is no water
(c) pets are allowed
(d) pets can sleep

Ques. The chef was wondering
(a) when to brush his teeth
(b) what to prepare for the important dinner
(c) how to wash the dishes
(d) when to take the dog for a walk

Ques. The usher showed us
(a) how to take photographs
(b) where to sit
(c) when to comb our hair
(d) how to dance

Ques. I have brought some books ______  you to examine.
(a) to
(b) for
(c) with
(d) over

Ques. The speaker did not properly space out his speech, but went on______ one point only.
(a) stressing
(b) avoiding
(c) devoting
(d) decrying

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Instruction: Choose the most suitable alternative ___

Ques. He died without…. heir.
(a) the
(b) an
(c) a
(d) no article

Ques.Eggs are sold by….. dozen.
(a) the
(b) an
(c) a
(d) no article

Ques. It was….. unique sight.
(a) The
(b) an
(c) a
(d) no article

Ques. Let us discuss…. matter seriously
(a) the
(b) an
(c) a
(d) no article

Find out the part which has an error in the following sentences. If there is no error your answer is (d).

Ques.  He always wants to (a)/ the best of facilities (b) / whether he deserve it or not. /(c) No error (d)

Ques.  He is going everyday (a)/ for a morning walk (b)/ with his friends and neighbours. (c)/ No error (d)

Ques.  My sister has gone (a)/  England for higher study (b) / only a month ago. (c) / No error (d)

Ques. Once he realises (a)/ that he commits a mistake (b)/ he admits and corrects it without delay. (c) / No error (d)

Appropriate the following pair of words which complete the sentence to make logical sense.

Ques. The report did not allude to all this____ because no new information was ____
(a) neglect, desired
(b) presumably, available
(c) arguably, sought
(d) obviously, altered

Ques. This ___ the rise of religious intolerance ____ by selfish people and short sighted politicians

(a) spreads, banned
(b) stops, criticized
(c) highlights, Fanned
(d) covers up, publicized

Ques. It is extremely painful that the media is giving ____ to wild allegations by people totally ____ with the incident
(a) credence, Unconnected
(b) attention, taken
(c) encouragement, fed up with
(d) money, poverty struck

Ques. The landmark parliamentary election saw such a ___ turn out of voters that polling centers were asked to stay ____ an extra one hour
(a) poor, closed
(b) high, open
(c) fair, away
(d) mob, on

Ques. In her ___ Usha adopted the ___ Course of action
(a) agony, furry
(b) bewilderment, appropriate
(c) hurry, diversified
(d) ignorance, wrong

Instructions: In each of the following questions, some alternatives are given or suggested for the idiom/phrase in italics in the sentence. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in italics.

Ques. She rejected her proposal of marriage point blank
(a) directly
(b) pointedly
(c) absurdly
(d) briefly

Ques.  He is in the habit of fishing in trouble waters
(a) putting others in trouble
(b) indulging in evil conspiracies
(c) aggravating the situation
(d) taking advantage of troubled conditions for personal profit

Ques. Our school is within a stone’s throwof the railway station
(a) Within a certain radius
(b) at a short distance
(c) Within a definite circumference
(d) very far away

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Ques.  A moment for the world unity is in the offing
(a) at the end
(b) about to start
(c) on decline
(d) in the air

Ques. The teacher was as good as his word.
(a) incapable of action
(b) better than expected
(c) highly pretentious
(d) ready to fulfil his promise.

Ques. Caesar was done to death by the conspirators.
(a) attacked
(b) removed
(c) eliminated
(d) murdered

Ques. The meeting ended in fiasco
(a) succeeded
(b) in confusion
(c) incomplete failure
(d) in acrimonious debate

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In each of the following questions choose one word which can be formed  from the letters of the given words using each letter only once.

(a) tell
(b) health
(c) late
(d) cooler


(a) master
(b) mantle
(c) summit
(d) assure


(a) renal
(b) hind
(c) sure
(d) horse

(a) mention
(b) motive
(c) copy
(d) tiny

Instruction: Each of the questions below consists of a word in capital letters, followed by five lettered words or phrases. Choose the lettered word or phrase that is most nearly similar in meaning to the word in capital letters and write the letter of your choice on your answer paper.

(a) discuss
(b) renounce
(c) run off secretly
(d) perjure


(a) recover
(b) begin
(c) force
(d) license

(a) refuse
(b) blacken
(c) terrify
(d) admit

(a) ruddy
(b) rusty
(c) ruined
(d) patient

(a) arid
(b) hasty
(c) sociable
(d) quaint

Reasoning Aptitude:

In these questions, select the one which is different from the other three responses.

Ques. (a) XRMKL

Ques. (a) BGNI
(b) CHOJ
(c) DIPL
(d) EJQL

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Ques. (a) 20 – 36
(b) 30 – 46
(c) 50 – 56
(d) 60 – 66

Ques. (a) September
(b) April
(c) November
(d) January

Ques. (a) 48:6
(b) 21:7
(c) 24:3
(d) 56:7

Instructions: Select the one which is different from the other three options.

Ques. (a) X
(b) Y
(c) H
(d) D

Ques. (a) ZKXJ
(b) CMAL
(c) TGRF
(d) FRTK

Ques. (a) ABJMN

Ques. (a) 25, 36
(b) 144, 169
(c) 100, 121
(d) 9, 64

Ques. (a) Heat
(b) Light
(c) Bulb
(d) Electricity

Ques. (a) wave
(b) Current
(c) Tide
(d) storm

Ques. Govind is 3 years older than his wife Shyama and 4 times as old as his son Raghu. If Raghu becomes 15 years old after 3 years, what is the present age of Shyama   ?
(a) 60 years
(b) 51 years
(c) 48 years
(d) 45 years

Ques. Average age of ten persons learning yoga is 32 years. When the age of their instructor is added, the average age becomes 34 years. The age of their instructor is
(a) 54 years
(b) 52 years
(c) 46 years
(d) 56 years

Ques. Find 12% of 5000
(a) 620
(b) 600
(c) 680
(d) 720

Ques. 56 men can complete a piece of work in 24 days. In how many days can 42 men complete the same piece of—work?
(a) 18
(b) 32
(c) 98
(d) None of these

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Ques. Sujit incurred a loss of 45 % on selling an article for Rs.3740. What was the cost price of the article ?
(a) Rs.5725
(b) Rs.5080
(c) Rs.6250
(d) Rs.6800

Ques. Walking 6/7* of his usual speed, a man is 12 minutes too late. The usual time taken by him to cover that distance is
(a) 1 h
(b) 1 h 12 minutes
(c) 1 h 15 minutes
(d) 1 h 20 minutes

Ques. If I walk five k m /h, I miss a train by seven minute. If, however, I walk at 6 k m /h, r reach the station 5 minutes before the departure of the train. The distance (in k m) between the house and the station is
(a) 6
(b) 5
(c) 4
(d) 3

In these questions, select the related letter/word/number/figure from the given alternatives to.

Ques.  6 : 35 : : 7 : ?
(a) 48
(b) 42
(c) 34
(d) 13

Ques.  VXZ : JLN :: GIK : ?
(a) QSO
(b) QRS
(c) OQS
(d) LMO

Ques.  Dog: Rabies : : Mosquito : ?
(a) Plague
(b) Death
(c) Malaria
(d) Sting

Ques. 4: 24 : : 17: ?
(a) 37
(b) 47
(c) 57
(d) 67

Ques.  NUMBER : UNBMRE : : GHOST : ?

Ques.  83 : 25 :: 29 : ?
(a) 25
(b) 16
(c) 49
(d) 36

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Ques. Simple interest on a certain sum is 16/25 of the sum. The rate percent, if the rate percent and time (in year) are equal, is
(a) 6%
(b) 8%
(c) 10%
(d) 12%

Ques. Pointing to a man, Deepak said, “His only brother is the father of my daughters father.”How is the man related to Deepak ?
(a) grand father
(b) father
(c) uncle
(d) brother in law

Ques. ‘Q’s mother is sister of P and daughter of M. S is daughter of P and sister of T . How is N related to T ?
(a) grand mother
(b) father
(c) grand father
(d) grand father/grand mother

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