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Re: OPENMAT Papers

OPENMAT XLII or XLIII for admission to the various Management Programmes for of the IGNOU University

Eligibility Criteria

Any graduate (Including Chartered Accountancy/Cost Accountancy/Company Secretaryship) with 50% marks for general category/45% for reserved category as per government of India rules

Examination Pattern

Sections Number of questions Time duration
General Awareness 30 3 hours
English Language 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Reasoning 70

The Sample Question of the OPEN MAT Entrance Exam is given below

OPENMAT Exam Question

1. What does the abbreviation ASSOCHAM stand for ?
(1)Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry
(2)Associated Chambers of Chemicals and Metals
(3)Association of Chemists and Metallurgists
(4)Association of Chemists, Horticulturist, Anthologists and Metallurgists
Answer: (1)Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry

2.Who is the author of the book Romancing with Life ?
(1) Bill Clinton (2) Kapil Dev (3) Devanand (4) Shashi Tharoor
Answer: (3) Devanand

3.What does the letters XP stand for in the product Microsoft XP ?
(1) Extended product (2) Extra Pampering
(3) Experience (4) Entry level product
Answer: (3) Experience

4. Pablo Picasso, the famous painter was :
(1) French (2) Italian (3) Flemish (4) Spanish
Answer: (4) Spanish

5.Which Mughal Emperor prohibited the use of tobacco ?
(1) Baber (2) Jahangir(3) Aura ngzeb (4) Muhammed Shah
Answer: (2) Jahangir

6.Which of the following does not have an Oil Refinery ?
(1) Tarapore (2) Digboi (3) Barauni (4) Mangalore

7.The Nobel Prize for literature in the year 2009 was won by :
(1) Ada Yonath (2) Herta Mueller (3) Carol Greider (4) Jean-Marie Gustave le Clezio
Answer: (2) Herta Mueller

8.The year in which the first man landed on the Moon was :
(1) 1962 (2) 1965 (3) 1969 (4) 1970
Answer: (3) 1969

9.The country rated highest on the Human Development Index as per the UNDP, HDI-2009
report is :
(1) Sweden (2) Norway (3) Australia (4) U.S.A.
Answer: (2) Norway

10.The first Indian sports woman to win a medal in World Athletics is :
(1) P.T. Usha (2) Shiny Wilson (3) Anjali Bhagwat (4) Anju B. George
Answer: (4) Anju B. George

11.Durand Line is the line dividing :
(1) Poland and Germany (2) Pakistan and Afghanistan
(3) India and Tibet (4) France and Germany
Answer: (2) Pakistan and Afghanistan

12.A south Rajasthani tribe earning its living by song and dance :
(1) Moors (2) Khasis (3) Garasia (4) Mayas
Answer: (3) Garasia

13.During Cardiac failure, which of the following is advised as a first aid ?
(1) Mouth to mouth resuscitation (2) Giving external cardiac massage
(3) Giving cool water to drink (4) Giving complete body massage
Answer: (1) Mouth to mouth resuscitation

14The video games Xbox is a product of :
(1) Sega (2) Sony (3) Intel (4) Microsoft
Answer: Microsoft

15.The main chemical substance present in the bones and teeth of animals is :
(1) Sodium chloride (2) Sugar (3) Calcium phosphate (4) Calcium sulphate
Answer: (3) Calcium phosphate

16.Why is it easier to swim in sea than in a river ?
Density of sea water is lower than the density of the river water
Density of sea water is higher than the density of the river water
Waves in the sea help us to float
River is less deeper than sea
Answer: Density of sea water is higher than the density of the river water

17.Hydrogen was discovered by :
(1) Priestley (2) Boyle (3) Charles (4) Cavendish
Answer: (4) Cavendish

18.Eudiometer is used for measuring :
Volume changes in chemical reactions between gases
Electric current of small magnitude
Distance covered by wheeled vehicles
Measuring optical activity

19. The biggest Delta in the world is the :
(1) Sicily Delta (2) Ganges Delta (3) Caspian Delta (4) Nippon Delta
Answer2) Ganges Delta

20.Which part of the body is affected by Meningitis ?
(1) Lungs (2) Intestines
(3) Lining of the chest wall (4) Spinal cord and Brain
Answer: (4) Spinal cord and Brain

21.Which is the world s tallest structure ?
(1) KVLY-TV mast (2) Burj Khalifa (3) Taipei Towers (4) CN Tower
Answer: Burj Khalifa

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