# RRB NTPC Mains Questions Asked 18th January 2017 (All Shifts)

The Railways Recruitment Board is holding the second stage of the RRB NTPC exam 2017, i.e. Mains exams. Today was the 2nd day of the exam which is
taking place from 17th January to 19th January 2017. Railways RRB Mains exam will take place in 3 shifts on all 3 days. This is the first time that the Railways
RRB NTPC Mains exam is being held. This article will provide you the Railways RRB NTPC Mains Questions Asked 18th January 2017 from all 3 shifts.

### Railways RRB NTPC Mains Questions Asked 18th January 2017 – 1st Shift (9:00 AM)

#### General Awareness:

1. Who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2016? – Juan Manuel Santos.
2. Who won the America Copa 2016? – Chile National Football Team
3. How many states and UTs in India have a coastline? – 9 States and 4 UTs
4. In which year was the Rowlatt act passed? – 1919
5. In which year was ISRO set up? – 1969
6. The largest freshwater lake in Asia? – Lake Baikal
7. UN Day is celebrated on ________? – October 24
8. Which Veda includes medical knowledge? – Atharvaveda (Ayurveda is a part of Atharvaveda)
9. In which part is Hypothalamus located? – Brain
10. Who is RBI’s new governor? – Urijit Patel
11. How many Presidents has India had till date? – 13 (15 if you include interim/acting Presidents)
12. What is the minimum age for being appointed as Governor(rajyapal)? – 35
13. Which particle has the same mass as an electron? – Beta Particle
15. What is the tenure of Pranab Mukherjee? – 5 Years
16. What is escape velocity on earth? – 11.2 km/hr

#### Reasoning:

1. ELFA, GLHA, ILJA, ? , MLNA
2. FAG, GAF, HAI, IAH, ?

#### English:

1. My uncle decided to take …… and my sister to the market.
Ans – Me
2. I saw a …… of cows in the eld.
Ans – Herd

#### Quants:

1. cos 240 =? -o.5
2. What are the coordinates of the mirror image of (-2, 5) on the X-axis?
3. 1+sinA/1-sinA=?
4. A good is marked down by 25%. By what price to now mark up so that original price is retained?
5. 7, 10, 8, 11, 9, 12, ?
6. How much time will it take for an amount of Rs. 5000 to yield Rs. 1000 as interest at 5% per annum of simple interest?
7. The average of 20 numbers is zero. Of them, at the most, how many may be greater than zero?
8. What is the least number that must be added to 1056, so that the sum is completely divisible by 23?

### Railways RRB NTPC Mains Questions Asked 18th January 2017 – 2nd Shift (12:00 PM)

#### General Awareness:

1. What is the anti-matter of Electron? – Positron
2. Who is CEO of PepsiCo – Indra Nooyi
3. Khangchendzonga National Park is located in? – Sikkim
4. Which of the following is Indian Shooter? – Anjali Bhagwat
5. Stock Exchange in our country is controlled by – SEBI
6. In how many cities was Jantar Mantar built? – 5 cities
7. Kailasanatha temple was built during which period – 685-705 AD
8. Indus water treaty was signed in which year? – 1960
10. Which state has the highest sugarcane production? – UP
11. What is the minimum age to become CM of state? – 25 years
12. What causes rusting of iron? – Oxidation
13. Who had earned the title “Lady with lamp” – Florence Nightingale (Anna Neagle)
14. Three primary colors are – Blue, Green and Red
15. No. of heart chambers in sh- 2

#### Reasoning:

1. Represent atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere in a Venn diagram.

#### Quants:

1. If cos(a/2) = x, nd x.

#### English:

1. Antonym of “Vigor”.
2. Synonym of “Streak”.

### Railways RRB NTPC Mains Questions Asked 18th January 2017 – 3rd Shift (4:00 PM)

#### Quants:

1. In which quadrilateral are diagonals not necessarily perpendicular to each other?

#### Reasoning:

1. Find the odd one out in 149, 121, 199, 157?

#### English:

1. What is the synonym of PRESTIGE?