Quant Quiz

Q1.) In what ratio will the total wages of the workers of a factory be increased or decreased if there be a reduction in the number of workers in the ratio 15 : 11 and an increment in their wages in the ratio 22 : 25.?
A) 5:6           B) 6:5        C) 25:36          D) 125:33          E) None of these.

Q2.) Daily earnings of two persons are in the ratio 4:5 and their daily expenses are in the ratio 7:9, If each saves Rs. 50 per day, their daily incomes in Rs. are
A) 40, 50          B) 50, 40           C) 400, 500           D) None of these          E) Can’t be Determined

Q3.) A dealer mixes tea costing Rs. 6.92 per kg with tea costing Rs. 7.77 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 8.80 per kg  and earns a profit of 17 .5 % on his sale price. In what proportion does he mix them?
A) 17:13           B) 2:3            C) 3:2          D) 13:17         E) None of these.

Q4.) A sum of Rs. 46875 was lent out at simple interest and at the end of 1 year 8 months the total amount was Rs. 50000. Find the rate of interest percent per annum.
A) 2.5%         B) 5%          C) 4%         D) 6%         E) None of these.

Q5.) If the simple interest on a sum of money for 2 years at 5% per annum is Rs. 50, what is the compound interest on the same at the same rate and for the same time?
A) 50.75          B) 52             C) 51.25          D) 54         E) None of these.

Q6.) Seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology in a school are in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats?
A) 6:9:13          B) 7:8: 19         C) 2:3:4         D) None of these         E) Can’t be determined.

Q7.)  A, B and C jointly thought of engaging themselves in a business venture. It was agreed that A would invest Rs. 6500 for 6 months, B, Rs. 8400 for 5 months and C, Rs. 10,000 for 3 months. A wants to be the working member for which, he was to receive 5% of the profits. The profit earned was Rs. 7400. Calculate the share of B in the profit.
A) 2000        B) 2500          C) 2660          D) 2700          E) None of these.

Q8.) 5 years ago, the average age of P, Q and R was 25 year; 7 years ago the average age of Q & R was 20 years. Find the present age of P?
A) 30           B) 35         C) 36          D) 40          E) 90

Q9.) Aman begin a business with rupees 2100 and join afterwards by Kamal with rupees 3600, After how many months Kamal join if the profit at the end of the year are divided equally. 
A) 4 months         B) 5 months          C) 6 months         D) 7 months          E) 9 months

Q10. A shopkeeper Purchase a chair mark at rupees 800, at two successive discount of 10% and 15% respectively. He spent Rs. 25 on transportation and sold the chair for Rs. 800.Find his gain/loss percent?
A) Gain 25%           B) Loss 25 %             C) Gain 11.11 %          D) Loss 11.11 %          E) No gain no Loss

Answer & Explanation

1). B          2). C          3). C          4). C          5). C          6). C         7). C         8). C         9). B         10).A


1.  Let x be the original number of workers and Rs. y the (average) wages per workers.
Then the total wages before changes = Rs. xy.
After reduction, the number of workers = (11 x)/15
After increment, the (average) wages per workers = Rs.(25 y)/22
The total wages after changes = (11x/15) × (25y/22) =5xy/6
Thus, the total wages of workers get decreased from Rs. xy to Rs. 5xy/6
Hence, the required ratio in which the total wages decrease is xy:5xy/6 = 6:5

2.  let earning= 4x : 5x;
expences= 7y:9y
saving = income – expences
4x-7y= 5x-9y = 50
on solving both eqn. x=100
So Daily income are Rs. 400 and Rs. 500

3.  Let us first find the cost price (C.P.) of the mixture. If S.P. is Rs. 100, profit is 17.5
Therefore C.P. = Rs. (100 – 17.5) = Rs. 82.5
If S.P. is Rs. 8.80, C.P. is (82.5× 8.80)/ 100 = Rs. 7.26
C.P. of the mixture per kg = Rs. 7.26
2nd difference = Profit by selling 1 kg. of 2nd kind @ Rs. 7.26
= Rs. 7.77 – Rs. 7.26 = 51 paise
1st difference = Rs. 7.26 – Rs. 6.92 = 34 paise
We have to mix the two kinds in such a ratio that the amount of profit in the first case
must balance the amount of loss in the second case.
Hence, the required ratio = (2nd diff) : (1st diff.) = 51 : 34 = 3 : 2.

4.  Interest= Rs. 50,000 – 46875 = Rs. 3125
1 year 8 month = 5/3 year
so 3125= (46875*r*5)/(3*100)
on solving this r = 4%

5. Sum = (50*100)/(2*5) = Rs. 500
Amount = 500(1+5/100)^2 = 551.25
interest =551.25- 500 = Rs 51.5

6. math : Physics : bio = 5:7:8
After increment 5*140/100 : 7*150/100 : 8*175/100
14:21:28= 2:3:4

7.  Remain profit  for A, B & C
7400*95/100= 7030
A:B:C= 6500*6 : 8400*5 : 10,000*3 = 39:42:30
Share of B= 7030*42/111 =  Rs. 2660

8. Present age of P+Q+R = 25*3+ 5*3= 90 year
Present age of Q+R= 20*2 + 7 *2 = 54 year
present age of P = 90-54 = 36 year.

9. let Kamal work for y months.
2100* 12 = 3600 * y ;
y = 7 months .
so duration after  kamal join = 12-7 = 5 months.

10. marked Price =800
Seling price  after discount= 800*90/100*85/100 = 612
Total price including transportation = 612 + 25 = 637
selling it to 800 there would be gain

so gain % = (800 – 637)/637 *100 = 25 % approx


Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-5): Below are given some passages followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and then decide upon its degree of truth and falsity.
Mark your answer as:
(1) if the inference is definitely true.         (2) if the inference is probably true.         (3) if the data is inadequate.
(4) if the inference is probably false.         (5) if the inference is definitely false.
Passage: The fifth conference of Labour Ministers of Non-Aligned and other developing countries, which concluded in New Delhi on 23rd Jan, was not just another conference held under the auspices of International Labour Organisation to discuss labour welfare.
For one, it was in the run-up to the World Summit on Social Development that the conference was held, and for another, it was under the shadow of the demand by the industrialised countries to link labour standards to international trade through a social clause. The conference covered a large part of the agenda to be discussed at the Summit to be held at Copenhagen in March, i.e., employment creation, poverty reduction and eradication and social integration.

Q1. The fourth conference of Labour Ministers was not held at New Delhi.

Q2. International Labour Organisation took an active part in a conference of Labour Ministers for the first time.

Q3. Linking labour standards to international trade would benefit the industrialized countries.

Q4. The Copenhagen Summit did not discuss questions on poverty.

Q5. India sent no representatives to the conference.

Directions (6-8): In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Q6. Statement: One day token strike was called by the employees in Government organizations to protest against privatization of profit making Public Sector Undertakings.”
Assumptions: I. The Government may favourably consider the views of the employees.
II. Strike is the most popular tool used by people to protest.
III. The strike may bring pressure on the Government, forcing them to reconsider the decision.
(1) Only I is implicit         (2) Only II is implicit         (3) Only I and III are implicit         (4) All I, II and III are implicit         (5) None of these

Q7. Statement: “Buy a variety of items from our shop and get upto 20% discount.” – An advertisement.
Assumptions: I. Many people will visit the shop to get the benefit of discount.
II.Customers may go to some other shop if the discount is not offered.
III. Offering discount is the best way to attract customers.
(1) Only I is implicit         (2) Only II is implicit         (3) Only III is implicit         (4) Only I and II are implicit
(5) None of these

Q8. Statement: “Graduates with first class are eligible to apply for the admission to MBA courses in our Institute.” – An advertisement by a Management Institute.
Assumptions: I. Only those who are first class graduates can cope up with the studies for MBA courses.
II.There are plenty of first class graduates who are likely to apply for admission to MBA.
III. Reputation of the institute may get affected if students having less than first class are admitted.
(1) Only I is implicit         (2) Only ll is implicit         (3) Only III is implicit         (4) Only I and II are implicit
(5) All I, II and III are implicit

Directions (9-10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be ‘true’, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing. Give answer:
(1) if only I follows.          (2) if only II follows.         (3) if either I or II follows.         (4) if neither I nor II follows.
(5) if both I and II follow.

Q9. Statement: A very large number of people gathered outside the local police station to submit a memorandum on behalf of the residents highlighting police in action in curbing incidents of theft and burglary in the neighbourhood for the past few months.
Courses of action: I. The police authority should form a team of officers to talk to the representatives of the residents and assure them that proper steps will be taken to stop the menace.
II. The police authority should advise the people gathered outside the police station to disburse and promise them quick action.

Q10. Statement: At least five students were killed due to a stampede in one city school as the students tried to leave the school building fearing short circuit.
Courses of action: I. The principal of the school should immediately be arrested.
II. The Government should immediately order closure of the school permanently.


Solutions (1-5):

1. (3)

2. (4)

3. (2)

4. (4)

5. (4)

Solutions (6-8):

6. (3)

7. (1): The advertisement was given to attract the people. But this does not imply that offering discount is the best way to attract people. Therefore, only assumption I is implicit.

8. (2): The advertisement was issued assuming that a sufficient number of first class graduates are likely to apply for admission to MBA.

Solutions (9-10):

9. (1)

10. (4)


English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic 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).

Q1. 1) The Principal has announced / 2) a tournament for all / 3) student who / 4) achieve their targets. / 5) No error

Q2. 1) M. S. Dhoni has been assigned / 2) with that team / 3) because he is / 4) well qualified and experienced. / 5) No error

Q3. 1) The non–stop bullet train’s new project / 2) cannot be launched / 3) unless the approval/ 4) of the board. / 5) No error

Q4. 1) Instead criticizing / 2) why don’t / 3) you help / 4) with the presentation? / 5) No error

Q5. 1) In spite of / 2) so many hardships / 3) Niharika has managed / 4) to success. / 5) No error

Directions (Q 6-10): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) Being rejected from almost every management and banking competition I applied for, taught me that strategy comes from planning and real world application of ideas not seat of the pants thinking.
(B) My failure taught me to be clearer about my practice, vision, and objectives when persuading others to get behind me.
(C) Getting dinged from 4 out of the 9 top banks taught me that accuracy matters just as much as speed when evaluating what organization or post you should align yourself with.
(D) Getting out from second round examinations taught me that I should funnel my desire for accuracy off stage.
(E) Failing my exam taught me that you have to be prepared, always, in order to be successful.
F) I’ve chosen a field that requires me to think logically about time management problems and apply my interest in the quantitative aptitude and accuracy.

Q6. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) D          2) E          3) A          4) C          5) F

Q7. Which of the following would be the LAST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A          2) E          3) B          4) C          5) F

Q8. Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A          2) E          3) C          4) F          5) D

Q9. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) F          2) C          3) E          4) A          5) B

Q10. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) D          2) C          3) F          4) A          5) E


1. 3; Substitute ‘students’ for ‘student’.

2. 2; Substitute ‘to’ for ‘with’.

3. 3; Substitute ‘without’ for ‘unless’.

4. 1; Insert ‘of’ after ‘instead’.

5. 2; Delete ‘so’.


6. 2

7. 4

8. 1

9. 5

10. 3


Computer Quiz

Q1. If one has to design an invitaion card, then type of computer program required is?
a) MS Word b) Desktop Publishing c) Simulation         d) MS Access         e) None of these

Q2. When we share a medium and its path by two or more devices, it is called as?
a) Modulation b) Encoding c) Line discipline         d) Multiplexing         e) None of these

Q3. Microprocessors are used to make?
a) Computers b) Digital Systems c) Calculators         d) All of the above         e) None of these

Q4. When we run program in HTML coding, _____________ is used as back-end and ___________ works as front-end?
a) Notepad, Internet Explorer b) Notepad, MSN messenger c) MS Word, Internet Explorer         d) Both a) and c)
e) None of these

Q5. The code for a web page is written using?
a) HTML b) Java         c) .Net         d) PHP         e) All of the above

Q6. Personal logs or journal entries posted on the web are known as?
a) listservs b) Webcasts c) Blogs         d) Subject directories         e) None of these

Q7. Network components are connected to the same cable in the which type topology?
a) Star b) Ring c) Bus         d) Mesh         e) None of these

Q8. A result of a computer virus can lead to?
a) Deletion of files b) Mother board Crash c) Corruption of program         d) All of the above         e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following is not an Operating System?
a) Oracle b) Unix c) Windows 98         d) DOS         e) None of these

Q10. ________ Servers stores and manages files for network users.
a) Web b) Mainframe c) File         d) All of the above         e) None of these


Answer 1 : Desktop Publishing
Answer 2 : Multiplexing
Answer 3 : All of the above
Answer 4 : Notepad, Internet Explorer
Answer 5 : All of the above
Answer 6 : Blogs
Answer 7 : Bus
Answer 8 : All of the above
Answer 9 : Oracle
Answer 10 : File

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