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NDA Sample Papers with Solutions, Previous Year Paper, Model Questions

NDA Sample Papers with Solutions

Aspirants who wish to qualify National Defence Academy Examination and are seeking for NDA Sample Papers with Solutions, they can download it through this page. By practicing questions from Previous Year Paper, candidates can work on their speed as well as on their performance in exam. So we have provided here some Model Questions along with the NDA Sample Papers.

Every year UPSC organizes numerous of exam which offers various employment opportunities to hire eligible candidates. So the aspirants who dream to get recruited in government sector applies for it according to their interest, and the applicants who want to participate in NDA Entrance Examination are advised to go through the entire page carefully to grab details about NDA Previous Year Paper.

Candidates who are doing preparation for the concerned exam, they can practice for exam through these types of questions and answers as given below on this page of You can also download the PDF of Previous Year Paper through official website. Huge numbers of applicants doing preparation of NDA exam for growing up their career in Defence sector.

Sample paper or previous years papers helps a lot in preparing. They guide us about paper level, format, question type, marks distribution etc. It is a better idea to prepare from last year question papers. Organizing body offers sample papers for all subjects associated with NDA exam, which are stated in below, so pursuing students, can get the sample papers in PDF from here.

NDA Sample Papers with Solutions

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Q.1. Which Boolean algebra property allows us to group operands in an expression in any order without affecting the results of the operation [for example, A + B = B + A]?

  1. associative
  2. commutative
  3. Boolean
  4. distributive

Answer: B

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 Q.2. Light from the Sun reaches us in nearly

  1. 2 minutes
  2. 4 minutes
  3. 8 minutes
  4. 16 minutes

Answer: C

Q.3. Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named

  1. Fermi
  2. angstrom
  3. newton
  4. tesla

Answer: A

Q.4. The minimum age of the voter in India is

  1. 15 years
  2. 18 years
  3. 21 years
  4. 25 years

Answer: B

Q.5. Siphon will fail to work if:

  1. the densities of the liquid in the two vessels are equal
  2. the level of the liquid in the two vessels are at the same height
  3. both its limbs are of unequal length
  4. the temperature of the liquids in the two vessels are the same

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Answer: B

Q.6. The systematic reduction of logic circuits is accomplished by:

  1. using Boolean algebra
  2. symbolic reduction
  3. TTL logic
  4. using a truth table

Answer: A

Q.7. Which of the following expressions is in the sum-of-products (SOP) form?

  1. (A + B)(C + D)
  2. (A)B (CD)
  3. AB (CD)
  4. AB + CD

Answer: D

Q.8. An AND gate with schematic “bubbles” on its inputs performs the same function as a(n)________ gate.

  1. NOT
  2. OR
  3. NOR
  4. NAND

Answer: C

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Q.9. Pick out the scalar quantity

  1. force
  2. pressure
  3. velocity
  4. acceleration

Answer: B

Q.10. Metals are good conductors of electricity because

  1. they contain free electrons
  2. the atoms are lightly packed
  3. they have high melting point
  4. All of the above

Answer: A

Q.11. Rectifiers are used to convert

  1. Direct current to Alternating current
  2. Alternating current to Direct current
  3. high voltage to low voltage
  4. low voltage to high voltage

Answer: B

Q.12. Which of the following expressions is in the sum-of-products (SOP) form?

  1. (A + B)(C + D)
  2. (A)B(CD)
  3. AB(CD)
  4. AB + CD

Answer: D

Q.13. The problem of the VOH (min) of a TTL IC being too low to drive a CMOS circuit and meet the CMOS requirement of VIH (min) is usually easily overcome by:

  1. adding a fixed voltage-divider bias resistive network at the output of the TTL device
  2. avoiding this condition and only using TTL to drive TTL
  3. adding an external pull-down resistor to ground
  4. adding an external pull-up resistor to VCC

Answer: D

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Q.14. The normal stress is the same in all directions at a point in a fluid, when the fluid is

A.  Non-viscous

B.  Incompressible

C.   both (a) and (b)

D. having no motion of one fluid layer relative to the other.

Answer:  D

Q.15. Multiplication of 1112 by 1012 is

  1. 1100112
  2. 1000112
  3. 1111002
  4. 0001012

Answer: None of the above

Q.16. If an analog signal is to be converted to an 8-bit resolution, how many comparators are used in a parallel-encoded ADC?

  1. 127
  2. 128
  3. 255
  4. 256

Answer: D

Q.17. A large cube is formed from the material obtained by melting three smaller cubes of 3, 4 and 5 cm side. What is the ratio of the total surface areas of the smaller cubes and the large cube?

  1. 2 : 1
  2. 3 : 2
  3. 25 : 18
  4. 27 : 20

Answer: C

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Q.18. The value of log2 16 is:

  1. 1/8
  2. 4
  3. 8
  4. 16

Answer: B

Q.19. If logx y = 100 and log2 x = 10, then the value of y is:

  1. 210
  2. 2100
  3. 21000
  4. 210000

Answer: C

Q.20. A farmer travelled a distance of 61 km in 9 hours. He travelled partly on foot @ 4 km/hr and partly on bicycle @ 9 km/hr. The distance travelled on foot is:

  1. 14 km
  2. 15 km
  3. 16 km
  4. 17 km

Answer: C

Q.21. Excluding stoppages, the speed of a bus is 54 kmph and including stoppages, it is 45 kmph. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

  1. 9
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 20

Answer: B

Q.22. Two trains 140 m and 160 m long run at the speed of 60 km / hr and 40 km / hr respectively in opposite directions on parallel tracks. The time (in seconds) which they take to cross each other, is:

  1. 9
  2. 9.6
  3. 10
  4. 10.8

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Answer: D

Q.23. Two stations A and B are 110 km apart on a straight line. One train starts from A at 7 a.m. and travels towards B at 20 kmph. Another train starts from B at 8 a.m. and travels towards A at a speed of 25 kmph. At what time will they meet?

  1. 9 a.m.
  2. 10 a.m.
  3. 10.30 a.m.
  4. 11 a.m.

Answer: B

Q.24. Two ships are sailing in the sea on the two sides of a lighthouse. The angle of elevation of the top of the lighthouse is observed from the ships are 30° and 45° respectively. If the lighthouse is 100 m high, the distance between the two ships is:

A.       173 m

B.       200 m

C.       273 m

D.       300 m

Answer: C

Q.25. From a point P on a level ground, the angle of elevation of the top tower is 30º. If the tower is 100 m high, the distance of point P from the foot of the tower is:

  1. 149 m
  2. 156 m
  3. 173 m
  4. 200 m

Answer: C

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Q.26. Which of the following functional groups would make a carbon-based compound the least polar?

  1. Phosphate
  2. Methyl
  3. Carboxyl
  4. Amino

Answer: Option B

Q.27. Hydrogen bonds in a-helices are:

  1. more numerous than Vander Waals interactions
  2. not present at Phe residues
  3. analogous to the steps in a spiral staircase
  4. roughly parallel to the helix axis

Answer: D

Q.28. The oldest eukaryotic organisms are considered to be:

  1. diplomonads like Giardia
  2. archaea
  3. fungi
  4. animals

Answer: B

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Q.29. All the following are considered eukaryotes except

  1. archaea
  2. fungi
  3. protozoa
  4. humans

Answer: A

Q.30. Which of the following organelles contain DNA, divides and possesses some degree of autonomy?

  1. Golgi apparatus
  2. Ribosome
  3. Chloroplast
  4. Peroxisomes

Answer: C

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National Defense Academy is a place where courageous hearts of Indian Army are being shaped. It is a service academy of Indian Armed Forces where contenders are trained for the Air Force, the Navy and the Army.NDA exams are conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The examination is held two times in a year in the month of April and August or September. In India UPSC is mainly a central agency that has been approved for conducting different top level prestigious exams like Civil Services, Combined Defence Services, Naval Academy, etc. It is considered one of the toughest exams in the world.

Cracking National Defence Academy Examination in first attempt is not an easy task and thus it required lots of practice and hard work. So with help of below given PDF links of NDA previous year question papers, candidates can practice well for the preparation of Exam. To download PD, aspirants just need to directly hit the link of provided PDF of both the subjects in accordance to the year. This will benefit you as it will help to practice the question from it and you can get a good command on attempting the exam.

Role of solving previous year question paper

Know exam pattern

Practicing through the previous year paper enables the individual to get clear about the exam pattern. Aspirants can get complete idea about the marking scheme and examination conduct by solving question from previous years paper.

Understand the format of question paper

Candidates can analyze the type of questions which are asked in the question paper and can get idea about that where the questions come from or from which part. This enables the contender to get knowledge about the more preferred questions to which more wattage is given.

Awareness about the trending topics

As aspirants practice more and more through the sample pares of previous year papers, aspirant must notice that always there are some topics which are in the latest trend and more attention is given on the related questions to that topic. So aspirant can get awre about the trending topic get themselves prepare for it well.

Self assessment

Moreover the aspirant who practice through the solved or unsolved question paper of past few years and are able to solve questions easily from the sample papers they are all set to perform in the exam. Doing practice with the help of previous year paper prepares the student and hence it is a self assessment for the candidates as they get more clear about how to attempt question paper.


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