AFCAT 1 2015 Question Paper Set D

Air Force Common Admission Test AFCAT 1 2015 was conducted on Sunday, February 22nd 2015. Aspirants willing to join Indian Air Force attempted the exam at their respective centers mentioned in their particular admit card. AFCAT 1 2015 was conducted in two batches first batch exam was conducted in the morning around 10: AM and second batch exam was conducted in the afternoon around 2 PM. AFCAT 1 2015 commissioning details for 2016 courses is given below:

For Men:


No. 199/16F/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)


No. 198/16T/PC/M (Permanent Commission)

No. 198/16T/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)


No. 198/16G/PC/M (Permanent Commission)

No. 198/16G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission)

For Women:


No. 199/16F/SSC/W (Short Service Commission)


No. 198/16T/SSC/W (Short Service Commission)


No. 198/16G/SSC/W (Short Service Commission)


AFCAT 1 2015 Question Paper Set D

AFCAT 1 2015 Question Paper Set D

To download AFCAT 1 2015 Question Paper Set D click on the link given below. The AFCAT 1 2015 paper was consist of four sections, general awareness, verbal ability, numerical ability, reasoning and military aptitude test.

Below given questions that are taken directly from AFCAT 1 2015 question paper batch 2, The Air Force Common Admission Test consists of 100 questions and each question was of three marks. So total marks for all questions is 300. As far as negative marking is concerned, there was one-third negative marking in AFCAT 2015 exam was implied. For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted as panelty.

Q20-25 Select the most appropriate word from the options against each number:-

Watermelons ..(20).. to India by the 4th century A.D. Sushruta, the great Indian physician, …(21)… wrote Sushruta Samhit, mentions that watermelons were grown ..(22).. the banks of the river Indus. ….(23)….are also mentioned in ancient books. Sushruta calls it as Kalinda or Kalinga (hence Kalingad in Marathi). It was… (24) China in the 10th or 11th century and …(25)… it is grown throughout the tropics.

Q20. (a) came (b) go (c) arrived (d) started

Q21. (a) did (b) when (c) certainly (d) who

Q22. (a) above (b) outside (c) from (d) along

Q23. (a) it (b) they (c) some (d) that

Q24. (a) took (b) gave (c) taken (d) take

Q25. (a) also (b) though (c) now (d) tomorrow

Q26-29. Which word or words explains the meaning of the following idioms:-

Q26. Lay bare

(a) Expose

(b) Take off all clothes

(c) Destroy

(d) Exploit

Q27. A wolf in sheep’s clothing

(a) A hypocrite

(b) A wolf in woolen clothes

(c) A coward

(d) A proud man

Q28. A blue stocking

(a) Stocking which is blue in colour

(b) A clean cheat

(c) An unreliable person

(d) a woman having literary tastes and learning

 Q29. Yeoman’s service

(a) lip-service

(b) to serve like a slave

(c) to play god father

(d) efficient or useful help

Q30-65. Choose the most appropriate answer:-

Q30. Which country will host the XXXI Olympic Games in 2016?

(a) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

(b) Chicago, USA

(c) Tokyo, Japan

(d) Doha, Qatar

 Q31. The book, “A China Passage’ was written by

(a) MJ Akbar

(b) Jagmohan

(c) Anees Jung

(d) John Kenneth Galbraith

 Q32. Who was the founder of Nanda dynasty?

(a) Bimbisara

(b) Mahapadma Nanda

(c) Ajatasatru

(d) Dhana Nanda

 Q33. Which of the following books is written by Arnold Toynbee?

(a) Mankind and Mother Earth

(b) Tom Sawyer

(c) The Future of Freedom

(d) The Moon’s Last Sigh

Q34. The national emblem, viz four lions standing back to back is an adaptation from which of the following:

(a) Sarnath lions

(b) Gir lions

(c) Khajurao

(d) Ajanta caves

Q35. Who was the person behind conversion of East India Company from a trading company into a regional power?

(a) Lord Warren Hastings

(b) Lord Clive

(c) Lord Dalhousie

(d) Lord Wellesley

 Q36. Who inscribed the name of Khalifa of Baghdad on his coins?

(a) Ala-ud-din Khilji

(b) Iltutmish

(c) Qutub-ud-in Aibak

(d) Balban

 Q37. Who among the following is not a recipient of the ‘Bharatiya Jnanpith’ Award?

(a) Ashapurna Devi

(b) MF Hussain

(c) Raghupati Sahay

(d) VK Gokak

 Q38. Global 500 awards are given for outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?

(a) Population Control

(b) Elimination of illiteracy

(c) Campaigning against AIDS

(d) Protection of environment

 Q39. Who among the following Sultans of Delhi assumed the title, ‘Sikandar-i-Sani?

(a) Balban

(b) Ala-ud-din Khilji

(c) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq

(d) Sikander Lodhi

 Q40. UN General Assembly recently declared 21st June as

(a) International Youth Day

(b) International Literacy Day

(c) International Day of Yoga

(d) International Day of Peace

 Q41. Pulitzer Prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of

(a) Science and Technology

(b) Environmental Studies

(c) Literature and Journalism

(d) International Understanding

Q42. The presidency of the UN Security Council rotates among the Council Members

(a) Every 6 months

(b) Every year

(c) Every 3 months

(d) Every month

 Q43. The member countries of NAFTA are

(a) USA, Canada and Mexico

(b) Canada and Mexico

(c) USA and Canada

(d) Argentina and Brazil

 Q44. Who were the contemporaries of the Gupta Kings in the south?

(a) Chola

(b) Rashtrakutas

(c) Satavahanas

(d) Vakatkas

 Q45. Sandeep Sejwal won the Bronze medal in 2014 Asian Games in which of the following events?

(a) 200m backstroke

(b) 200m freestyle

(c) 50m breaststroke

(d) 50m butterfly

 Q46. Mangalyan, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) was launched in

(a) Jan 2013

(b) Oct 2012

(c) Oct 2013

(d) Nov 2013

 Q47. “Ruhr of India” known for its rich coal deposits is in the State of

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Jharkhand

(c) West Bengal

(d) Bihar

 Q48. The Indian space programme began in

(a) 1961

(b) 1962

(c) 1965

(d) 1969

 Q49. ‘Bachpan Bachao AndoIan (BBA)’, an organisation to protect the rights of children was founded by

(a) Amir Khan

(b) Kailash Satyarthi

(c) Om Prakash Gurjar

(d) Santa Sinha

 Q50. Which of the following Subsonic missiles, test fired in October 2014 is considered India’s answer to America’s Tomahawk missile?

(a) Brahmos Mk-2

(b) Prahaar

(c) Nirbhay

(d) Agni-V

 Q51. Who among the following won the World Billiards Championship held in England in October 2014? (a) Peter Gilchrist

(b) Pankaj Advani

(c) Saurav Kothari

(d) None of these

 Q52. The sum of ages of 4 children born at the interval of 2 years is 52. What is the age of the oldest child?

(a) 10 years

(b) 12 years

(c) 14 years

(d) 16 years

 Q53. A certain sum under compound interest. compounded annually, amounts to Rs. 5500/- in 5 years and Rs. 6050/- in 6 years. What is the rate of interest?

( a ) 12 1/2 %

(b) 15%

(c) 20%

(d) 10%

 Q54. Rs. 800 becomes Rs. 956 in 3 years at a certain rate of simple interest. If the rate of interest is increased by 4%, what amount will Rs. 800 becomes in 3 years?

(a) Rs 1020.80

(b) Rs 1025

(c) Rs 1052

(d) Rs 1000

 Q55. A sum of money lent out at simple interest amounts to Rs 720 after 2 years and to Rs 1020 after a further period of 5 years. The sum is

(a) Rs 500

(b) Rs 600

(c) Rs 700

(d) Rs 750

 Q56. Present age of X and Y are in the ratio 7:5 respectively. Four years hence, the ratio of their ages will become 11:9 respectively. What is the present age of Y?

(a) 1 year

(b) 7 year

(c) 5 year

(d) None of these

 Q57. A can do a piece of work in 20 days and B in 25 days. They work together for 5 days and then B goes away. In how many days will A finish the work?

(a) 11 days

(b) 9 days

(c) 20 days

(d) 21 days

 Q58. Two train A & B each 66 meters long run parallel to each other in the same direction. Their speeds are 50 Kmph and 30 Kmph respectively. In what time A will completely pass B.

(a) 28 Sec

(b) 28.46 Sec

(c) 53.46 Sec

(d) 23.76 Sec

 Q59. A train 77.5 m in length is running at the rate of 65 Kmph. Find the time taken by the train to pass the man walking in the same direction as the train at 3 Kmph.

(a) 2.5 Sec

(b) 4.5 Sec

(c) 6.5 Sec

(d) 8 Sec

 Q60. Ram can row 7(1/2) Kmph in still water. If in a river running at 1.5 Km an hour, it takes him 50 minutes to row to a place and back, how far is the place?

(a) 3.5 Km

(b) 3 Km

(c) 4.5 Km

(d) 5 Km

 Q61. A motorboat with speed 15 Kmph in still water goes 30 Km downstream and comes back. It covers the distance in 4 hours and 30 minutes. The speed of the stream in Km/h is?

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 10

 Q62. Zinc and copper are melted together in the ratio 9:11. What is the weight of the melted mixture, if 28.8 kg of zinc has been consumed in it?

(a) 58 Kg

(b) 60 Kg

(c) 64 Kg

(d) 70 Kg

 Q63. A sells his goods 20% cheaper than B and 20% dearer than C. How much percentage is C’s goods cheaper / dearer than B.

(a) 33.33%

(b) 50%

(c) 45.85%

(d) None of these

Q64. The average of 6 observations is 12. If the 7th observation is included, the average is reduced by 1. What will be the 7th observation?

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 7

 Q65. If the incomes of Ram & Shyam are in the ratio of 3:4 and their expenditures in the ratio of 4:5, find the ratio of their savings, given that Shyam saves a third of his income.

(a) 10:15

(b) 13:20

(c) 15:20

(d) 13:15

Q66-70 In each of the following questions find out the alternative which will replace the question mark.

Q66. Sadist : Injury :: ??

(a), Opportunist : Generosity

(b) Priest : Church

(c) Dentist : Teeth

(d) Thief : Robbery

Q67. Lecherous : Carnal :: ??

(a) Virile : Feeble

(b) Diatribe : Abuse

(c) Impede : Begin

(d) Sunder : Link

 Q68. Cerebrum : Brain :: ??

(a) Aorta : Hand

(b) Ligament : Blood

(c) Ventricle : Heart

(d) Country : Universe

 Q69. Monument : Cenotaph :: ??

(a) Orifice : Opening

(b) Guide : Follower

(c) Protect : Protocol

(d) Sponsor : Cleave

 Q.70. Meadow : Sheep :: ??

(a) Stable : Horse

(b) Hay : Insect

(c) Grass : Grasshopper

(d) Pasture : Cattle

AFCAT 1 2015 Question Paper Set D

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1 Comment

  1. Barbie

    Very true! Makes a change to see sooenme spell it out like that. :)

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