QUIZ 49

QUANT QUIZ

1.If the cost price is 25% of selling price. Then what is the profit percent.
a. 150%           b.  200%           c.  300%          d.  350%            e.  None of these

2.A book was sold for Rs 27.50 with a profit of 10%. If it were sold for Rs. 25.75, then would have been percentage of profit and loss ?
a. 2% Profit           b. 3% Profit            c.  2% Loss          d.  3% Loss           e.  None of these

3.In terms of percentage profit, which among following the best transaction.
a. C.P. 36, Profit 17             b.  C.P. 50, Profit 24          c.C.P. 40, Profit 19           d.  C.P. 60, Profit 29               e.  None of these

4.A pair of articles was bought for Rs. 37.40 at a discount of 15%. What must be the marked price of each of the articles ?
a. Rs15            b.  Rs 20             c.  Rs 22           d.  Rs 25           e.  None of these

5.A shopkeeper fixes the marked price of an item 35% above its cost price. The percentage of discount allowed to gain 8% is
a. 18%            b.  20%           c.  22%            d.  24%           e. None of these

6.A fruit seller sells mangoes at the rate of Rs.9 per kg and thereby loses 20%. At what price per kg, he should have sold them to make a profit of 5%
a. Rs 8.81            b.  Rs 9.81            c.  Rs 10.81             d.  Rs 11.81            e.  None of these

7.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 these

8.A shopkeeper sold an article for Rs 2564.36. Approximately what was his profit percent if the cost price of the article was Rs 2400
a. 4%          b.  5%             c.  6%         d.  7%         e.  None of these

9.A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certain price. If he sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be.
a. 130%           b.140%         c.150%          d.  160%           e. None of these

10.If the cost price of 12 pens is equal to the selling price of 8 pens, the gain percent is ?
a. 12%         b. 30%           c. 50%           d. 60%           e. None of these
Answer & Explanation

1- (C)(Explanation:Let the S.P = 100 then C.P. = 25 , Profit = 75,
so Profit% = 75/25 * 100 = 300%
2-(B)
3-(D)
4-(C)(Explanation:As question states that rate was of pair of articles,
So rate of One article = 37.40/2 = Rs. 18.70
Let Marked price = Rs X then 85% of X = 18.70 => X = 1870/85 = 22
5-(B)(Explanation:Let the cost price = Rs 100 then, Marked price = Rs 135 Required gain = 8%,
So Selling price = Rs 108 Discount = 135 – 108 = 27, Discount% = (27/135)*100 = 20%
6-(D)(Explanation: 85 : 9 = 105 : x, x= (9?105/85) = Rs 11.81
7-(A)(Explanation: 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%
8-(D)(Explanation: Gain % = (164.36*100/2400) = 6.84 % = 7% approx
9-(B)(Explanation:Let the C.P. = x, Then S.P. = (120/100)x = 6x/5  New S.P. = 2(6x/5) = 12x/5
Profit = 12x/5 – x = 7x/5  Profit% = (Profit/C.P.) * 100 => (7x/5) * (1/x) * 100 = 140 %
10-(C)(Explanation:Friends, we know we will need gain amount to get gain percent, right.
So lets get gain first.
Let the cost price of 1 pen is Re 1  Cost of 8 pens = Rs 8 Selling price of 8 pens = 12
Gain = 12 – 8 = 4 Gain%=(GainCost*100)%=(48*100)%=50%

 

Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-3): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:
There are six people – P, Q, R, S, T and U – each having different weight. P is heavier than U but lighter than Q. T is heavier than R but lighter than P. Q is lighter than S. R is not the lightest. The second lightest person weighs 52 kilogram while the third heaviest is of 64 kilogram.

1 . Who among the following may be of 58 kilogram in weight?
(1) P       (2) Q       (3) T      (4) R         (5) U

2. How many persons are heavier than R?
(1) None          (2) One          (3) Two           (4) Three         (5) More than three

3. Which of the following may rep-resent the weight of Q?
(1) 62 kg          (2) 66 kg           (3) 60 kg         (4) 58 kg        (5) 56 kg

Directions (4-8): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
Twelve persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing six persons each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing south. In row-2, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each person seated in a row faces another person of the other row.
A sits third to the left of E. The person facing A sits second to the left of T. Two persons are sitting between T and P. C and D are immediate neighbours. C and D do not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. Only one person sits between B and C. The person facing D is an immediate neighbour of Q. V is not an immediate neighbour of P. S does not face A.

4. Who amongst the following sits seconds to the right of the person who faces R?
(1) C             (2) D            (3) B          (4) E         (5) Cannot be determined

5. Which of the following statements regarding B is true?
(1) B sits second to the left of C            (2) A sits to immediate left of B        (3) T faces B           (4) D is an immediate neighbour of B         (5) The person who faces B is an immediate neighbour of S

6. Who amongst the following faces P?
(1) A           (2) D           (3) C             (4) E         (5) Cannot he determined

7. Who amongst the following sits exactly between T and R?
(1) V            (2) Q          (3) S           (4) P           (5) Cannot be determined

8. Four of the following live are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
(1) F           (2) Q          (3) T            (4) C          (5) E

Directions (9-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
In a certain code language: 

  • “only in serial order” is written as “ve pu na to”.
  • “order in the state” is written as “li ve su pu”.
  • “the logical idea only” is written as “su na ri jo”.
  • “in idea or theory” is written as “zt jo bk pu”,

9. Which of the following is the code of ‘theory’?
(1) zt        (2) bk         (3) jo         (4) pu        (5) Either ‘zt’ or ‘bk’

10.  The code ‘li ri to ve’ may represent
(1) serial order theory only           (2) only idea state order          (3) state logical serial order             (4) serial theory state the
(5) only the idea logical

11. Which of the following may represent “logical idea is only order”?
(1) jo na ri ge ve           (2) ve na ri jo pu          (3) ri ve na zt bk          (4) bk to pu jo ve         (5) na ve su li pu

12. Which of the following is the code of “logical”?
(1) su          (2) jo          (3) na          (4) ri        (5) None of these

13. Which of the following is code of “serial”?
(1) pu            (2) to          (3) ve          (4) su                (5) Cannot be determined

Answer & Explanation

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

Solutions (9-13):

in – pu

order – ve

only – na

serial – to

the – su

state – li

idea – jo

logical – ri

or / theory – zt / bk

9. (5)

10.(3)

11. (1)

12. (4)

13. (2)

 

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.  
Fourteen centuries ago when the world was much younger, the ruler of all India, Rajah Balhait, was (1) about his people. A new game of dice, called nard, had (2) the imagination of his subjects. Teaching them that chance alone – a roll of the dice – guided the (3) of men. All who played this game of fortune lost their (4) in the virtues of courage, prudence, wisdom and hope. It bred a fatalism that was (5) the spirit of the kingdom.
Rajah Balhait commissioned Sissa, an intelligent courtier, at his court, to find an answer to this (6). After much (7) the clever Sissa invented another game, chaturanga, the exact (8) of nard, in which the four elements of the Indian army were the key pieces. In the game these pieces – chariots, horses, elephants and foot soldiers – joined with a royal counseller to defend their kind and defeat the enemy. Forceful (9) was demanded of the players not luck. Chaturanga soon become more popular than nard, and the (10) to the kingdom was over.
1.1) concerned               2) confident            3) ignorant             4) indifferent        5) partisan

2.1) propelled                2) enshrined          3) captured              4) activated            5) enhanced

3.1) communities         2) ways                   3) abnormalities        4) destinies       5) groups

4.1) bravado         2) interest           3) peace          4) wealth           5) faith

5.1) appalling           2) crushing         3) moistening         4) promoting        5) overwhelming

6.1) apprehension           2) risk          3) problem         4) game          5) destiny

7.1) deliberation             2) absorption           3) insight          4) hesitation          5) reluctance

8.1) nature             2) equivalent         3) picture         4) opposite          5) replica

9.1) prediction           2) concentration             3) manipulation           4) attack          5) fortune

10.1) devastation           2) anxiety               3) impeachment           4) nuisance         5) threat

Directions (11 – 15) Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them
(A)The group desired to enhance the learning experience in schools with an interactive digital medium that could be used within and outside the class room.
(B)Then the teacher can act on the downloaded data rather than collect it from each and every student and thereby sae his time and effort.
(C)Edutor, decided the group of engineers, all alumni of the Indian Institute of technology, where they founded Edutor Technologies in August 2009.
(D)They can even take tests and submit the digitally using the same tablets and the teachers in turn can download the tests using the company’s cloud services.
(E)With this desire they created a solution that digitizes school texts books and other learning materials so that students no longer need to carry as many books to school and back as before, but can access their study material on their touch screen tablets.
(F)A mechanic works on motors and an accountant has its computer. Likewise, if a student has to work on a machine or deice, what should it be called?

11. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement? 
1) A        2) B        3) C         4) D         5) E

12. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A        2) B         3) C         4) D       5) F

13. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) A         2) E         3) F         4) C        5) B

14.Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A        2) B         3) C         4) D       5) E

15. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) C         2) E          3) D         4) B       5) A

Answers

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

 

Computer Quiz

1.What is the ultimate purpose of Defragmentation ?

1) Make the PC faster           2) Create More Free Space          3) Delete temporary files         4) Reduce Power consumption

5) All of the above

2.Computers process data into information by working exclusively with :

1) multimedia           2) words            3) characters           4) numbers          5) None of these

3.You must install a (n) ……… on a network if you want to share a broadband Internet connection

1) router              2) modem           3) node           4) cable          5) None of these

4.The purpose of the primary key in a database is to :

1) unlock the database            2) provide a map of the data               3) uniquely identify a record

4) establish constraints on database operations                      5) None of these

5.The design of the network is called the network

1) architecture              2) server              3) transmission          4) type            5) None of these

6.The most frequently used instructions of a computer program are likely to be fetched from:

1) the hard disk             2) cache memory             3) RAM             4) registers            5) None of these

7.Personal logs or journal entries posted on the Web are known as :

1) listservs              2) Webcasts           3) blogs              4) subject directories          5) None of these

8.Which of the following is NOT a type of broad band internet connection ?

1) Cable           2) DSL          3) Dial-up          4) Satellite        5) None of these

9.Linux is a(n) …….. operating system

1) open-source            2) Microsoft          3) Windows          4) Mac          5) None of these

10.Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest

1) character, file, record, field, database       2) character, record, field, database, file       3) character, field, record, file, database

4) Bit, byte, character, record, field, file, database        5) None of these

11.The internet is ……….

1) a large network of networkds            2) an internal communication system for a business

3) a communications system for the Indian government                 4) All of these             5) None of these

12.Which of the following statements is FALSE concenring file names ?

1) Files may share the same name or the same extension but not both          2) Every file in the same foldr must have a unique, name

3) File extension is another name for file type          4) The file extension comes before the dot (.) followed by the file name

5) None of these

13.Which of the following would most likely NOT be a symptom of a virus ?

1) Existing program files and icons disappear                 2) The CD-ROM stops functioning           3) THe Web browser opens to an unusual home page      4) Odd messages or images are displayed on the screen             5) None of these

14.What is a back up ?

1) Restoring the information backup           2) An exact copy of a system’s information

3) The ability to get a system u and runnign in the event of a system crash or failure            4) All of these             5) None of these

15. ………… are lists of commands that appear on the screen

1) GUIs            2) Icons             3) Menus            4) Windows            5) None of these
Answers

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

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