Quant Quiz

Q1. A person bought a horse and a carriage for Rs. 20,000. Later, he sold the horse at 20% profit and the carriage at 10% loss. Thus, he gained 2% in the whole transaction. The cost price of the horse was
(a) Rs. 7, 200/-              (b) Rs. 7, 500/-            (c) Rs. 8, 000/-            (d) Rs. 9, 000/-            (e) none of these

Q2. A sells an article to B at 15% profit. B sells it to C at 10% loss. If C pays Rs. 517.50/-  for it then A purchased it at: 
(a) Rs. 500/-            (b) Rs. 7,50/-            (c) Rs. 1,000/-            (d) Rs. 1, 250/-            (e) none of these

Q3. An article is sold at a certain fixed price. By selling it at 2/3 of that price, one losses 10%. The gain percent on selling it at the original Price is: 
(a) 20            (b) 33.33             (c) 35            (d) 40            (e) none of these

Q4. A sells an article to B for Rs. 45, 000/- losing 10% in the transaction. B sells it to C at a price which would have given a profit of 10% to A. By what per cent does B gain?  
(a) 75/2            (b) 100/3            (c) 200/9            (d) 150/7            (e) none of these

Q5. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price for sale. How much per cent does the  tradesman gain after allowing a discount of 12%? 
(a) 20            (b) 12            (c) 10            (d) 8            (e) none of these

Q6.  A merchant has announced 25% rebate on prices of ready- made garments at the time of sale. If a purchase need to have a rebate of Rs. 400/-, then how many shirts, each costing Rs. 320/-, should he purchase? 
(a) 10            (b) 7            (c) 6            (d) 5            (e) none of these

Q7. A merchant purchases a wristwatch for Rs. 450/- and fixes its list price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. Then the list price (in rupees) of the wristwatch is : 
(a) 500            (b) 600            (c) 750            (d) 800            (e) none of these

Q8. A reduction of 10% in the price of tea enables a dealer to purchase 25 kg more tea for Rs. 22, 500/- what is the reduced price per kg of tea? 
(a) Rs. 70/-            (b) Rs. 80/-             (c) Rs. 90/-            (d) Rs. 100/-            (e) none of these

Q9. Ram donated 4% of his income to a charity and deposited 10% of the rest in a Bank. If now he has Rs. 8, 640/- left with him, then his income is: 
(a) Rs. 12, 500/-            (b) Rs. 12, 000/-            (c) Rs. 10, 500/-            (d) Rs. 10, 000/-            (e) none of these

Q10. If the length of a rectangle is increase by 10% and its breadth is decreased by 10%, then its area :
(a) Decreased by 1%            (b) Increases by 1%            (c) Decreases by 2%            (d) Remains unchanged            (e) none of these

Answer & Explanation

1. (c) Let CP of Horse = x
According to questions
X * 20/100 – (20,000 – x) *  10/100 = 20, 000 * 2/100
x = 8,000

2. (a) Let CP of A be x Rs
According to questions
115x/100 * 90/100 = 517.5
x  = 500

3. (c) Let CP = 100
2/3 SP = 90
SP = 135
P% = 35%

4. (c)

5. (c)Let MP = 100, CP = 80
SP = 88
P %  = 10%

6.(d) The cost of rebate of on a shirt = 25/100 * 320 = 80
No of shirts for taking the rebate of Rs. 400
= 400/80 = 5

7. (b) MP = 450 * 120/100 * 100/90 = 600

8. (c) 25 kg = 2250
1 kg = 90

9. (d) Le income of Ram = x
So, x = 94/100 * 90/100 = 8640
x = 10, 000

10. (a) 10 – 10 – (10 * 10)/ 100
= -1


Reasoning Quiz

Direction (1 -5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II are given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give the answers”
(1) If the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(2) If the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(3) If the data either in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(4) If the data even in both the Statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.
(5) If the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Q1. What will be the total weight of 8 stones, each of the same weight?
I. One-fourth of the weight of each stone is 2 kg.
II. The total weight of five stones is 16 kilograms more than the total weight of three stones.

Q2. How many children does A have ?
I. B is the only daughter of C who is wife of A.
II. D and E are sons of A.

3. How is S related to P ?
I. M is brother of P and T is sister of P.
II. P’s mother is married to S’s husband who has one son and two daughters.

Q4. How many children are there in the row of children facing north?
I. A who is tenth from the left end is fourth to the left of B who is seventeenth from the right end.
II. C is second to the left of D who is thirteenth from the right end and eighteenth from the left end.

Q5. How many pages of book X did Vishal read on Saturday ?
I. The book has 150 pages out of which three-fifth were read by him before Saturday.
II. Vishal read the last 25 pages of the book on the morning of Sunday.

Directions—(6–10) Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. A sits third to the left of C and second to the right of E. B sits second to the right of D who is not an immediate neighbour of E. H sits second to the left of F. G is not an immediate neighbour of D.

Q6. Which of the following pairs has only one person sitting-between them, if the counting is done in clockwise direction?
(1) F, G              (2) H, G            (3) H, C              (4) H, B            (5) None of these

Q7. Who sits third to the right of E ?
(1) D              (2) G            (3) F              (4) B                        (5) None of these

Q8. What is the position of G with respect to A’s position ?
(1) Immediately to the right           (2) Second to the left            (3) Third to the right            (4) Third to the left        (5) Fourth to the right

Q9. Who sits between E and A?
(1) F            (2) D            (3) G            (4) B              (5) None of these

Q10. Starting from A’s position, if all the eight are arranged in alphabetical order in clockwise direction, the seating position of how many members (excluding A) would remain unchanged?
(1) None              (2) One            (3) Two              (4) Three            (5) Four

Answer & Explanation

1. (3)
From statement I
Weight of each stone = 8 kg
Weight of 8 stones = 64 kg
From statement II
Weight of each stone = 16/(5-3) = 8 kg
Weight of 8 stones = 64 kg

2. (4)
Even after combining both statement we can say that A has only one daughter B and at least two sons D and E, but the exact number of children of A cannot be found.

3. (2)
Using statement II alone, we can say that S is mother of P.

4. (3)
Using statement I alone
B is fourteenth from the left and seventeenth from the right. Hence number of children in the row = 14 + 17 – 1 = 30
Using statement II alone
D is thirteenth from the right end and eighteenth from the left end. Hence number of children in the row = 13 + 18 – 1= 30

5. (5)
Using both the statement together
Number of pages read before Saturday = 3/5 of 150 = 90
Number of pages read after Saturday = 25
Number of pages read by Vishal on Saturday = 150 – 90 – 25 = 35

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


English (Mix Quiz)

Directions (Q. 1- 5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph. Then answer the questions given below them.
 The child will be taught that hard work is necessary to bring about academic success, which is the forerunner to occupational success.
(B) In the case of the city family educated to professional standards, the process is likely to take a different form.
(C) The rural family will transmit these values to the child in order to prepare it for its future role as an adult.
(D) In the rural community emphasis will be placed upon values such as group solidarity and the belief in the natural superiority of the male.
(E) The child is more likely to be taught the values necessary for success in a world dominated by individual achievement.
(F) Thus the child will grow up placing greater value upon the family as a unit than upon himself as an individual : more emphasis i upon a segregation of the roles of husband and wife than upon equality, and so on.

Q1. Which of-the following will be FOURTH sentence?
1) F            2) E            3) D            4) C            5) B

Q2. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
1)A            2)B            3)C            4)D            5)E

Q3. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence?
1) A            2) B            3) C            4) D            5) E

Q4. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence?
1) F            2) E            3) D            4) C            5) B

Q5. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
1) A            2) B            3) C            4) D            5) E

DIRECTIONS (Q. 6-10): In each one of the following sentences, there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence, there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks .n the sentence in the same sequence to make it, meaningfully complete.

Q6. India has many laws for regulating to use of land in urban areas.
1) regulated for using            2) to regulate the use            3) are regulating the use            4) for regulating used
5) No correction required

7. Mr Gates is a successful entrepreneur donated most of his wealth to charity.
1) has donated most of            2) donated mostly            3) who has donated most of            4) donates much of
5) No correction required

Q8. We are unwilling to make any concession to their demands.
1) not willing to take             2) willingly given            3) not willing in giving             4) unwilling to take
5) No correction required

Q9. Sudha was determined to get a better job, in pursuing higher studies. .
1) by pursuing higher             2) in the pursuit of high            3) pursuing higher             4) to pursuit higher
5) No correction required

Q10.The surface of the road has got severe damage during the heavy rains last week.
1) getting severely damaged            2) is been damaged severely            3) Has severe damage            4) was severely damaged
5) No correction required
Directions(11- 15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q11. While undergoing a 1) / strenuous workout, 2) / he suffered a massive heart attack 3) / but luckily survival. 4) / No error 5)

Q12. He thinks that 1) / once he paid money 2)/ he_ is relieved of 3)/ all his responsibilities. 4) / No error 5)

Q13. Taking care of yourself 1)/ cannot be 2)/ and should not be considered 3)/ as a selfish thing. 4)/ No error 5)

Q14. People express their expectations 1) / that their leaders should not 2) / resorting to 3) / corrupt practices and nepotism. 4) / No error 5)

Q15. We as the editors of 1) / a popular magazine would like to 2)/ know what are other topics most 3)/ on people’s minds. 4) / No error 5)

Answer & Explanation

1. (5)             2. (4)            3. (3)            4. (2)            5. (1)            6. (2)            7. (3)            8. (3)            9. (3)            10. (4)
11. (4) ; Replace ‘survival’ with ‘survived’.
12. (2); Replace ‘paid’ with ‘has paid’.
13. (2); Delete ‘be’.
14. (3); Replace ‘resorting’ with ‘resort’  because modals (should, would, could….) take first form of verb.
15. (3); ‘are’ should come after the subject ‘topics’


Computer Quiz

Q1. Bank’s ATM network is an example of?
a) Hub Topology b) Ring Topology c) Route Topology            d) Star Topology            e) None of these

Q2. Grouping and processing all of a firm’s transactions at one time can be termed or categorized as?
a) Real-time Processing b) Online Processing c) Batch Processing             d) Backend Processing            e) None of these

Q.3 Identifying and correcting run time error is normally known as?
a) Compiling b) Debugging c) Indexing            d) Running            e) None of these

Q4. Which hardware converts computer’s digital signal to an analog signal that can travel over telephone line?
a) Router b) Modem c) SMPS            d) Ethernet cable            e) None of these

Q5. Commands at the top of the screen such as : FILE-EDIT-FONT-TOOLS to operate and change things within programs is ?
a) menu bar b) user friendly c) tool bar            d) word processor            e) None of these

Q6. As compared to diskettes, hard disks are ?
a) More expensive b) More portable  c) Less rigid            d) Slowly accessed            e) None of these

Q7. Instructions and Memory address are represented by ?
a) Character code b) Binary codes c) Binary word            d) Parity bit            e) None of these

Q8. Programs such as Mozilla Firefox that serve as navigable windows into the Web are called as?
a) Hypertext b) Networks c) Internet             d) Web browsers            e) None of these

Q9. Which one of the following would be considered as a way that a computer virus can enter a computer system?
a) Running Antivirus programs b) Viewing a website without  causing any additional transactions
c) Borrowed an illegal copy of software d) Opening an application  previously  installed on the computer
e) None of these

Q10. Restarting a computer that is already on is referred to as ?
a) Warm Booting            b) Cold Booting            c) Shut down            d) Hibernate            e) None of these


Answer 1 : Star Topology
Answer 2 : Batch Processing
Answer 3 : Debugging
Answer 4 : Modem
Answer 5 : Menu Bar
Answer 6 : More expensive
Answer 7 : Binary Codes
Answer 8 : Web Browsers
Answer 9 : Borrowed an illegal copy of software
Answer 10 : Warm Booting

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