Small Town and City Bred Students

On a recent visit to a small temple town in South Karnataka, I happened to visit a school run by the temple. What a profound difference to the schools that we have in our cities!!!
The school had so much open space surrounded by lush greenery and hut type classrooms. Children were running around everywhere carefree. They grew their own vegetables, senior children helped in cooking, they took pride in cleaning their school and keeping their premises clean. On seeing us, they flocked around us, greeted and spoke to us with great enthusiasm and innocence. One could easily see a spark in their eyes and love in their hearts. We connected instantly.
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Success Story- Subhashini Vasanth

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Mrs. Subhashini Vasanth, renowned Bharatnatyam Dancer, founded Vasantha Ratna Foundation in the memory of her husband, Col Vasanth Venugopal, who was awarded the Ashok Chakra (Posthumous), India’s highest gallantry award for exemplary bravery in action in Jammu & Kashmir in 2007. He became the first recipient of the Ashoka Chakra from Karnataka State when the award was presented posthumously on Republic Day 26th Jan 2008 by the president of India.

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Solved Question Paper- IMO level 2 (SOF-7th) for Class 5

LOGICAL REASONING SECTION:
1.(D)
Explanation: In the figure if you see at the top there are 5 cubes. There are four rows ,
5X4 =20 cubes in 4 rows. There are two more in the middle.
Therefore, total number of cubes =20+2=22
2(D)
Explanation: ZKKOV is coded as APPLE.
RULE: Last alphabet Z is paired to first alphabet A, Y- B , X-C, W-D, V-E, U-F, T-G, S-H, R-I ,
Q-J,……………
Code for POEAR is KLVZI
3(B)
Explanation:6,4,2,1,5,3,7 SCIENCE
4(B)
5(A)
Expanation: In the following question they have said that Manha turned ¾ and then faced the playground. Question being asked is what was she facing before she took a ¾ turn in clockwise direction. So , you need to move ¾ anticlockwise to find the initial position.
6(D)
Explanation: There are two sets of figures
1st set: Figure i,iii,v
2nd set : Figure ii,iv,vi
Shaded portion moves to third next position on moving clockwise in each set separately.
7(C)
8(C)
Hint: Note the position of mirror is vertical
9(C)
Explanation: 62+42+52 = 77, 72+52+62= 49+25+36=110
10(B)
Explanation:
1st: Hint : After 8th and before 11th
Conclusion – Probable dates are: 9th and 10th
2nd Hint: After 9th and before 15th
Conclusion –Probable dates are 10th ,11th,12th,14th
Combining 1st and 2nd conclusions we get 10th as the common date.
11(A)
12(D)
13(D)
14(D)
Explanation:
D U B C A B E D C A B U D C B A E D B C A D E B A U C D A E B
15(C)
16(B)

Grandfather ——→Son(father) ———–→Daughter

(Rahul is brother)
17(D)
Explanation :0,2,3,5,8,10,15,17,24,26…..?
Take out alternate numbers
0 ,3, 8,15,24,?
0+3 = 3 , 3+5=8, 8+7=15 , 15+9=24 , 24+11=35.
18(B)
Explanation: All Squares come under the set of rectangles wherein length = breadth.
19(A)
GERMAN
20(B)
20X12+4-16÷5=20-12÷4+16X5=20-3+80=17+80=97.
MATHEMATICAL REASONING
21(C)
22(D)
64.1X100+4.5X70=6410+315=6725
23. (A)
24. (D)
Product of 2 4/7and 3 = 18/7X3=54/7
Let the number be x.
x-54/7 = 215/14
x-54/7= 299/14
x=54/7+299/14=291/14
25.(D)
Mass of local mail=1460g =(50+1410)
Postage for 1st 50g=1.50
Postage for remaining 1410g= (1410÷30)X 0.40= 47X0.40=18.80
Total Postage=1.50+18.80=20.30
26. (B)
27. (A)
28. (A).
Sofa sets sold in April= 8
Sofa sets sold in May=2
Decrease in number of sofa sets sold=8-2=6
29. (D)
Sofa sets sold from Jan to March =16+10+6=32
Each sofa set sold fro = 32,000
32 sofa sets sold for = 32000X32=1024000
30. (A)
Name Time taken
Mahek 2440sec
Binny 125min40sec=125X60+40=7500sec
Kirti 123min24sec=123X60+24=7404 sec
Aakash 24min25sec=24X60+25=1465sec
Aman 24min20sec=24X60+20=1460sec

31 (C)
Perimeter = AB+AD+CD+CH+HG+GK+KL+IL+IJ+EJ+RF+BF
=8+8+4+8+4+8+8+8+4+8+4+8
=80cm
Area= Ar(ABDF)+Ar(CEJH)+Ar(GILK)
=8×8+8×8+8×8=64+64+64=192cm2
32. (C)
Value of 8 in ten thousands place= 80000
Value of 8 in ten’s place = 80
80000=80X1000
33. (A)
1 million= 1000000
¼ of million = ¼ X 1000000=1000000÷4=250000
250000-1 =249999
34. (B)
552847 = 500000+ _____ +25000+40+7
552847 = 525047+____
____=552847-525047=27800
35. (C)
188888 – 88888X10 +4000000÷2
=188888-888880+2000000=1300008

Contributed by enthusiastic students.(Logical Reasoning and Mathematical Reasoning Sections)