QUIZ 77

Quant Quiz

Q1.Two cars starts at the same time from A and B which is 120 km apart, If the two cars travel in opposite directions they meet after 1 hour and if they travel in same direction (from A towards B) then A meets B after 6 hours, What is the speed of car starting from A?
A)70 km/hr        B) 120 km/hr       C) 60 km/hr            D) Data inadequate             E) None of these.

Q2. Find the speed of train in km/hr whose length is 200 m crosses platform of length 240 m in    22 sec?
A)60 km/hr        B) 48 km/hr         C) 53 km/hr            D) Data inadequate          E) None of these.

Q3. A man starts going for morning walk every day. The Distance walked by him on the first day was 2 km. every day he walks half of the distance walked on the previous day. What can be maximum total distance walked by him in his lifetime?
A)4 km          B) 20 km       C) 8 km      D) Data inadequate         E) None of these
For Question (4-5) Answer the following Questions on the basis of the information given below:
i) Train A and B are travelling on the same route heading towards the same destination. Train B has already covered a distance of 220 km before Train A started.
ii) The two trains meet each other 11 hours after the start of train A.
iii) Had the trains been travelling towards each other (from a distance of 220 km), they would have met after 1 hour.

Q4. What is the speed of train B  in km/ph?
A)100           B) 180         C) 120         D) 160            E) None of these.

Q5. What is the speed of train A in km/ph?
A)102            B) 5           C) 118           D) Data inadequate              E) None of these.

Q6. A boat running downstream covers a distance of 16 km in 2 hours while for covering the same distance upstream it takes 4 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
A)4 km/hr            B) 6 km/hr            C) 8 km/hr           D) 10 km/hr           E) None of these.

Q7. What is the speed of a train?
I)The train crosses a signal pole in 13 sec.
II)The train crosses a plate form of length 250 m in 27 sec.
III)The train crosses another train running in the same direction in 32 sec.
A) I and II only         B) I and III only            C) II and III only         D) Any Two of Three.             E) None of these.

Q8. A car covers its journey at the speed of 80 km/hour in 10 hours. If the same distance is to be covered in 4 hours, By how much the speed of car will have to increase?
A)8 km/hr          B) 10 km/hr             C) 12 km/hr          D) 16 km/hr       E) None of these.

Q9.A  Boat takes 6 hours to travel from place M to N downstream and back from N to M upstream. If the speed of the Boat in still water is 4km/hr, What is the distance between the two places?
A)8 km          B) 12 km         C) 6 km          D) Data inadequate        E) None of these

Q10. A motor starts with the speed of 70 km/hour with its speed increasing every two hours by 10 km/hr. In how many hours will it cover 345 kms?
A)9/4 hours         B) 9/2 hours         C) 4 hours 5 minute            D) Can’t Determined            E) None of these.

Answers

1) A       2) E        3) A     4) A     5) E    6) B         7) A       8) E        9) D           10) B

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 country has taken a major initiative by introducing convertibility of the Rupee on the current account. It has also been declared that the ultimate goal is to make the Rupee fully convertible. These are signs of the country’s achieving economic maturity. India is now ready to welcome foreign capital. It is preparing to reduce import tariffs to levels which are currently the norm in other developing countries. All these measures show that India is today mature and strong enough to face international competition and to integrate itself successfully with the global economy. The country is ready to shed its ideological inhibitions and ready to evaluate the international economic environment in a pragmatic spirit.

Q1. Convertibility has not been introduced on the capital account.

Q2. Current account convertibility means full convertibility.

Q3. An economically immature country does not have any convertibility of currency.

Q4. Import tariffs in India are lower than those in other developing countries.

Q5. Socialistic ideals prevented India from evaluating the international economic environment in a pragmatic spirit.

Directions (6-8): In each of the questions below is given a statement followed by two courses of action. Course of action is a step for 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, and decide which of the given suggested courses of action is/are logically worth pursuing.
Give your answer as:
(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

Q6. Statement: Air export volumes have increased substantially over the past decade causing backlogs and difficulties for air cargo agents because of increased demand for space and service.
Courses of Action:
Airlines and air cargo agents should jointly work out a solution to combat the problem.
The reasons for the increase in the volume of air export should be found out.

Q7. Statement: The world conference of “Education for All” took place in 1990. Members who attended conference endorsed the frame-work of action for meeting the basic learning needs of all children
Courses of Action:
I. India should suitably implement the action points of this conference.
II. India should also immediately organise this type of conference.

Q8. Statement: About 30% to 40% of children who are enrolled, do not attend the school on any given day.
Courses of Action:
I. More schools should be started.
II. Reasons for this absenteeism should be found out.

Directions (9-10): In each of the questions 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 assumptions and decide which of the assumption(s) is/are implicit in the statement.

Q9. Statement: “Move into the upper echelons without paying steep price – book a luxurious flat with us.” — Advertisement of a construction company.
Assumptions:
I. It is possible to join the select brand of rich people by hard work.
II. Staying in luxury without paying steep price is the criterion of upper crust of society.
III. Booking a luxurious flat is very easy now.
(1) Only II is implicit
(2) Only III is implicit
(3) Only II and III are implicit
(4) None is implicit
(5) None of the above

Q10. Statement: “The employees’ association has appealed to the Manager of company ‘S’ to introduce written examination for clerical cadre recruitment to prevent selection of incompetent persons.”
Assumptions:
I. So far the company S’ used to select candidates without conducting a written examination.
II. A written examination can help to identify competent persons.
III. At higher level, written examination may not be of much use.
(1) Only I and II are implicit
(2) Only I is implicit
(3) Only II is implicit
(4) All are implicit
(5) None of the above

Answer & Explanation

Solutions (1-5):

1. (1)

2. (5)

3. (2)

4. (5)

5. (2)

Solutions (6-8):

6. (1): The problem faced by the airlines and cargo agents is the non availability of cargo space. Therefore, right course of action is to combat the problem.

7. (1): Implementation of such action plans as framed by the conference is the right course of action as it will give an immediate and effective impact on the standard of education for the children.

8. (2): Reason for this absenteeism should be found out as it will help to check such absenteeism of students from the class.

Solutions (9-10):

9. (2)

10. (1)

English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has two blanks, 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.

Q1. While technology plays a major role in the life of the modern man, the most important aspect becomes the ability to __________ technology and _________ the data from all social infrastructures to create useful information for the well-being of the society.
1) integrate, combine      2) accommodate, blend             3) assimilate, merge           4) conform, coalesce          5) consolidate, mix

Q2. Shimla’s celebrated Mall Road, the city’s most happening__________ zone all through the year, has ________ as many ATMs as places to eat.
1) haunt, near to              2) resort, partly                      3) joint, essentially           4) den, practically           5) hangout, almost

Q3. Investors, businessmen, academicians and politicians are once again looking at lndia with __________ interest and realising that this is one huge country which simply cannot be_________.
1) renewed, overlooked         2) revived, excluded             3) improved, omitted             4) rebom, reglected               5) restored, left out

Q4. HRD ministry’s move to teach Sanskrit____________ of German in Kendriya Vidyalayas has stung their management, left students in the_____________ and, of course, hurt the Germans.
1) in spite, stagger              2) despite, ﬂounder          3) instead, lurch             4) in lieu, seesaw             5) because, sway

Q5. A person_________ the nomination is called the nominator and the person____________ it is the nominee.
1) effecting, bringing           2) executing, inheriting             3) accomplishing, drawing           4) making, receiving            5) doing, giving

Direction (Q. 6 – 15): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
A recent independent safety test for vehicles (6) some of India’s top-selling cars unsafe. Carmakers responded coolly saying local regulations don’t (7) them to do more. It’s a (8) attitude to safety and one that dovetails perfectly with India’s overall (9) attitude. According to a WHO study, in 2013, India’s roads (10) an estimated 231000 people. Half of those were on foot or on two-wheelers. Car deaths were (11), but trucks and buses tripped a good number. Arguably, (12) any mode of transport in India is safe.
Actor-comedian Dudley Moore once said, “The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.” Yet, on a scale of 1 to 10, India’s (13) score was mostly 2, the highest being 3.‘The parameters (14) from drink-driving, to driving without helmets and seat belts, and (15) speed limits.

Q6. 1) discovered          2) boasted           3) acquired           4) found            5) caught

Q7. 1) hurt             2) require          3) crave           4) miss            5) dislike

Q8.  1) laggard         2) prompt          3) ready           4) detained       5) tardy

Q9. 1) negligent         2) inadvertent        3) cool           4) caring       5) successful

Q10. 1) alleged        2) requested         3) claimed        4) declared        5) helped

Q11. 1) big         2) large         3) much        4) less      5) fewer

Q12. 1) barely       2) hardly             3) rarely          4) seldom        5) just

Q13. 1) disregard          2) fulﬁlling         3) neglect       4) enforcement         5) constraint

Q14. 1) ranged           2) moved          3) spread         4) run         5) limited

Q15.  1) failing              2) outperforming              3) crossing           4) touching        5) beating

Answers

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

Computer Quiz

Q1. Which of the following is not input unit device?
A) scanner         B) camera          C) plotter       D) digitizer         E) mouse

Q2. Identify the correct statement
A) IBM PCs used RISC CPU designs             B) Macintosh used CISC CPU design          C) IBM used CISC CPU design
D) None of above is true E) All A, B and C

Q3. Which unit holds data temporarily?
A) Input unit           B) Secondary storage unit        C) Output Unit           D) Primary Memory Unit           E) All of the above

Q4. The computer size was very large in
A) First Generation          B) Second Generation            C) Third Generation            D) Fourth Generation         E) Fifth Generation

Q5. A name or number used to identify storage location devices?
A) A byte             B) A record            C) An address            D) All of above                     E) A bus

Q6. WAN is a most used abbreviation in Networking, what is its full form?
A) WAP Area Network        B) Wide Area Network          C) Wide Array of Network           D) Wireless Access Network      E) None

Q7. Once you load the suitable program and provide required data, computer does not need human intervention. This feature is known as
A) Accuracy          B) Reliability           C) Versatility          D) Automatic           E) None of these

Q8. IBM 1401 computer was
A) Mainframe Computer          B) Mini Computers         C) Micro Computers            D) All of the Above            E) None of these

Q9. Which of the following is not an output device?
A) Scanner             B) Printer           C) Flat Screen         D) Touch Screen            E) None of these

Q10. In which language is source program written?
A) English         B) Symbolic          C) High level            D) Temporary           E) None of these

Answers

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