Quant QUIZ

Q1.There are 6 boxes numbered 1,2,…6. Each box is to be filled up either with a red or a green ball in such a way that at least 1 box contains a green ball and the boxes containing green balls are consecutively numbered. The total number of ways in which this can be done is:
A.5       B.21      C.33      D.60         E.27

Q2.The least perfect square, which is divisible by each of 21, 36 and 66 is?
A.213414      B.213424        C.213434      D.213444      E.none of these
Q3.Average of 10 numbers is zero. At most how many numbers may be greater than zero?
A.0      B.1    C.5     D.9     E.none of these

Q4.Arun, Barun and Kiranmala start from the same place and travel in the same direction at speeds of 30, 40 and 60 km per hour respectively. Barun starts two hours after Arun. If Barun and Kiranmala overtake Arun at the same instant, how many hours after Arun did Kiranmala start?
A.3     B.3.5      C.4     D.4.5       E.none of these

Q5.A work is done by three person A,B and C. A alone takes 10 hours to complete a single product but B and C working together takes 4 hours, for the completion of the same product. If all of them worked together and completed 14 products, then how many hours have they worked?
A.20 hrs     B.28 hrs      C.40 hrs      D.54 hrs      E.none of these

Q6.In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?
A.70%       B.80%      C.90%        D.85%      E.None of above

Q7.A producer of tea blends two varieties of tea from two tea gardens one costing Rs 18 per kg and another Rs 20 per kg in the ratio 5 : 3. If he sells the blended variety at Rs 21 per kg, then his gain percent is?
A.12%      B.13%     C.14%       D.15%     E.None of above

Q8.In a mixture 60 litres, the ratio of milk and water 2 : 1. If the this ratio is to be 1 : 2, then the quanity of water to be further added is?
A.20 liters    B.30 liters       C.50 liters      D.60 liters      E.None of above

Q9.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 become in 3 years?
A.Rs 1052      B.Rs 1152       C.Rs 1252    D.Rs 1352           E.None of above

Q10.A bus without stopping travels at an average speed of 60 km/hr and with stoppages at an average speed of 40 km/hr. What is the total time taken by the bus for stoppages on a route of length 300km?
A.4 hr       B.3 hr     C.2.5 hr          D.3.5 hr      E.None of above

Answer & Explanation

1.B     2.D     3.D     4.C      5.C     

Let C.P.= Rs. 100.
Then, Profit = Rs. 320,
S.P. = Rs. 420.
New C.P. = 125% of Rs. 100 = Rs. 125
New S.P. = Rs. 420.
Profit = Rs. (420 – 125) = Rs. 295
Required percentage = (295/420) * 100
= 70%(approx)

Suppose he bought 5 kg and 3 kg of tea.
Cost Price = Rs. (5 x 18 + 3 x 20) = Rs. 150.
Selling price = Rs. (8 x 21) = Rs. 168.
Profit = 168 – 150 = 18
So, Profit % = (18/150) * 100 = 12%

Quantity of Milk = 60*(2/3) = 40 liters
Quantity of water = 60-40 = 20 liters
As per question we need to add water to get quantity 2:1
40/(20+x) = 1/2
20 + x = 80
x = 60 liters




Reasoning Quiz

Q1. Vinay moves towards South-East a distance of 14m. then he moves towards West and travels a distance of 28m.From here, he moves towards North-West a distance of 14m. and finally he moves a distance of 8m towards East and comes to a halt. How far is the starting point where he stood?
(1) 20 m       (2) 22 m       (3) 6 m      (4) 8 m        (5) None of these

Q2. From the word ‘INTENSIFICATION’, how many independent words can be made without changing the order of the letters and using each letter only once?
(1) Four       (2) Five      (3) Six         (4) More than six          (5) None of these

Q3. In a class of 180, where girls are twice the number of boys, Rupesh, a boy, ranked thirty-fourth from the top. If there are eighteen girls ahead of Rupesh, how many boys are after him in rank?
(1) 45       (2) 44         (3) 60        (4) Can’t be determined         (5) None of these

Q4. Two priests A and B were talking to each other. A said to B, “My mobile set rings every 15 minutes”. B retorted, “My mobile set rings every 18 minutes.” The mobile sets of both A and B rang simultaneously at 8 am. Four of the following five timings of a certain day are alike with respect to the above situation and hence form a group. Which of the following timings is different from the group?
(1) 6.30 am       (2) 5.30 pm       (3) 3.30 pm        (4) 9.30 am       (5) 6.30 pm

Q5. Pointing to a girl, Mr Raju said, “This girl is the only daughter of the husband of the mother of my wife’s brother.” Who is Raju to the girl?
(1) Husband       (2) Brother-in-law        (3) Father-in-law       (4) Either husband or brother-in-law           (5) None of these

Directions (6 -10): Study the following information and answer the questions following it:
A festival was held by The Times of India group in the capital of India. In this festival Ken, Tim, Kat and Aish, each won a first place in one of the four events: jumping, dancing, singing and swimming, not necessarily in that order. Curiously, each winner also won a second place and a third place in two other of these four events. Study the following clues and answer the questions that follow:
(i) The one who was placed second in swimming was third in dancing.
(ii) The winner of the singing contest was placed third in swimming.
(iii) Aish did not come first in jumping or dancing.
(iv) Aish was a close second behind Kat in one of the four events.
(v) Tim was placed third in singing, but did not get a place in jumping, and was not first in dancing.

Q6. Who is the winner in the swimming event?
(1) Ken       (2) Tim       (3) Kat        (4) Aish         (5) Both Kat and Tim

Q7. Which of the following is/are correct? Kat won first position in jumping.
I. Kat won first position in jumping.
II. Kat won second position in swimming.
III. Kat won third position in dancing.
(1) Only I       (2) Only II       (3) Only III       (4) All I, II and III      (5) None of these

Q8. Which of the following is/are wrong?
I. Ken won first position in jumping.
II. Ken won second position in swimming.
III. Ken won third position in dancing.
(1) Only II and III          (2) Only I and III       (3) Only I and II        (4) All I, II and III        (5) None of these

Q9. Who among the following did not occupy any position, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd, in singing? 
(1) Kat        (2) Ken       (3) Tim        (4) Aish        (5) Can’t say

Q10. Who among the following did not occupy any position, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd, in swimming?
(1) Can’t say         (2) Kat         (3) Ken        (4) Tim         (5) None of these


1. (1)      2. (4)     3. (2)       4. (2)       5. (1)         6. (2)       7. (4)       8. (4)        9. (1)        10. (3)


English Quiz

Directions (1 to 10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are oriented below the passage and against each, five words/phrases are suggested, one of which fits the blank approximately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each cast.  

Asteroids are rocks and debris which are the leftovers of the construction of our solar system. Most are in a belt, which (1) between Mars and Jupiter. However, the gravitational influence of the giant planet, like Jupiter, or an impact by a comet can knock these large rocks out of their orbit, thus hurling them (2) the Earth. Many bodies have struck Earth in the (3), and a widely accepted theory blames the impact of an asteroid for the extinction of dinosaur about 65 million years ago. The scale of such a disaster can be understood by the example of a relatively small-size asteroid strike in Siberia in early 20th century which (4) more than half a million acres of forest.

However, what relieves the common man of the (5) regarding asteroid impact is the fact that many scientific groups are dedicated towards tracking the asteroid paths and orbit all around the year. With advanced equipment and technology, they can predict any upcoming danger much in (6). Accroding to them the chances of finding such an asteroid crossing Earth in this or the next five generations’ lifetime is only one in thousands. Even if such an asteroid is found out, there will be (7) of time to track it, measure its orbit precisely, and plan a system for (8) it from its orbit away no great panic. It would be a project for all the world’s nations to take part in. It could be a globally unifying event. Because it will be (9) long before it actually hits the Earth, it probably would take only a small measure such as chemical rockets, or perhaps an atomic explosion to divert it from a threatening path.

Thus, in short, it can be said that though the impact would pose enormous risk to all living forms on Earth, the odds of it occurring within our lifetimes is very (10) and it is unnecessary to run around believing that the sky is falling.

Q1.1) rotates          2) appears          3) strikes          4) encircles          5) exists

Q2.1) past          2) around          3) towards        4) against         5) inside

Q3.1) future       2) centuries          3) earliest         4) past           5) history

Q4.1) extinct          2) devastated         3) wasted          4) shriveled          5) fell

Q5.1) apprehension         2) expectation        3) distrust          4) sufferings        5) hesitation

Q6.1) sooner          2) accuracy        3) advance         4) time           5) distance

Q7.1) dearth       2) loss        3) most         4) lack          5) plenty

Q8.1) blocking        2) deflecting         3) avoiding         4) destroying         5) changing

Q9.1) experienced       2) harmful         3) perceived         4) noticed        5) devastating

Q10.1) low          2) large          3) narrow         4) high          5) few

Directions (Q. 11 to 15): Each question below has two omitted, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each   blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Q11.After having been friends for more than a decade, they had a ……. last year and have not ……….. each other ever since 

1) fight, talked         2) argument, met          3) dispute, seen       4) quarrel, admired         5) difference, introduced

Q12.The workers, several of ….. had complained about their low wages earlier, have now …… move the court for the labour rights. 

1) who, indicated         2) whom, decided          3) which, threatened        4) them, resolved        5) number, warned

Q13.The hutment dwellers were jubilant when the government …… an apartment to each of them at ….. rates

(a) demolished, fast         2) announced, less         3) provided, high       4) acquired, low         5) promised, subsidised

Q14.The organization was deeply ………. By difficulties a decade ago but the new CEO brought many ………………  changes in it and took it to a new high. 

1) indebted, necessary       2) plagued, vital        3) copying, more        4) hurt, critical          5) shaken, inevitable

Q15.The Prime minister, who is ……….. in his holiday home at the moment, said that he was very … by the news of India winning the World Cup.   

1) visiting, happy          2) residing, obliged           3) intruding, dejected       4) staying, pleased           5) resting, cheerful


1.(5)      2.(3)      3.(4)      4.(2)      5.(1)      6.(3)      7.(5)      8.(2)      9.(4)      10.(1)      11.(3)      12.(2)      13.(5)      14.(2)      15.(4)


Computer Quiz

Q1. Who programmed the first computer game ‘Spacewar!’ in 1962?
(a) Steave Russell      (b) Konard Zuse     (c) Alan Emtage        (d) Tim Berners-Lee         (e) None of these

Q2. Who is known as the father of supercomputing?
(a) David J. Brown       (b) Gene Amdahl      (c) Adam Dunkels       (d) Seymour Cray          (e) None of these

Q3. Who created the C programming Language?
(a) Ken Thompson      (b) Dennis Ritchie      (c) Robin Milner       (d) Frieder Nake      (e) None of these

Q4. When NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) was established?
(a) 1988       (b) 1997       (c) 1993      (d) 1882       (e) None of these

Q5. Who is known as the father of internet?
(a) Alan Perlis       (b) Jean E. Sammet        (c) Vint Cerf       (d) Steve Lawrence       (e) None of these

Q6. Which one is the first high level programming language?
(a) C       (b) COBOL      (c) FORTRAN      (d) C++      (e) None of these

Q7. Which one is the first word processor application?
(a) MS Word       (b) Apple i Work       (c) Sun StarOffice     (d) WordStar        (e) None of these

Q8. Which one is the current fastest Supercomputer in India?
(a) PARAM Padma       (b) SAGA-220      (c) PARAM YUVA II       (d) EKA       (e) None of these

Q9. India’s first Super Computer PARAM 8000 was installed in?
(a) 1988       (b) 1991      (c) 1995      (d) 1982      (e) None of these

Q10. Who developed Java Programming Language?
(a) James Gosling       (b) Douglas Engelbart       (c) Edmund M. Clarke        (d) James D. Foley       (e) None of these

Q11. Which one is volatile memory in a computer system?
(a) Hard Disk        (b) RAM       (c) ROM        (d) Optical Drive      (e) None of these

Q12. One Terabyte (1 TB) is equal to?
(a) 1028 GB       (b) 1012GB       (c) 1000 GB      (d) 1024 GB         (e) None of these

Q13. Who first developed QWERTY keyboard used in computers and phones?
(a) Raphael Finkel         (b) Wim Ebbinkhuijsen       (c) Shafi Goldwasser        (d) Christopher Latham Sholes       (e) None of these

Q14. Which operating system is developed and used by Apple Inc?
(a) Windows        (b) Android         (c) iOS         (d) UNIX        (e) None of these

Q15. Linus Torvalds develop which operating system?
(a) Windows        (b) Mac OS        (c) UNIX        (d) Linux       (e) None of these


1. a       2. d        3. b       4. a       5. c        6. c       7. d      8. c         9. b       10. a        11. b         12. d         13. d        14. c         15. d

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