Quant Quiz

Q1. The number of students studying Arts, Commerce and Science in an Institute in the year 2002 were in the ratio 8 : 5 : 6 respectively if the number in the three disciplines increased by 30%, 20% and 60% respectively in the year 2003, what was the new respective ratio?
A)9:7:8                     B) 26 :l5 :24                  C) 27: 13 : 12               D) Cannot be determined                 E) None of these

2. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘HOUSING’ be rearranged”
A)120                  B)720              C)2150             D)2520              E) None of these

3. A boy walks 14 metres to cross a square field diagonally What is the area of the square?
A) 78 sqm.               B) l20 sqm.             C) 118 sqm               D) Cannot be determined                  E) None of these

4. 8 women can complete a work in 10 days and 10 children take 16 days to complete the same work. How many days will 10 women and 12 children take to complete the work?
A) 5             B) 7            C) 3            D) 9               5) None of these

5. The difference between the compound interest and the simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs 2,500 in 3 years was Rs 153.86. What was the rate of interest p. c. p. a.?
A) 15                B) 12             C) 14            D) 18               E) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): Find the odd one out.

6. 289 288 279 254 205 128 
A)288                B)254                 C)205               D)128                  E) None of these

7. 2 10.5 53 265.5 1327.5 6640.5
A) 10.5                B) 1327.5                C) 6640.5               D) 265.5            E) None of these

8. 16 18 32 52 86 138 224
A) 52                B) 86                 C) 138                D) 18                 E) None of these

9. 6 35 173 689 2063 4125 
A) 689                B) 35                 C) 4l25                D) 2063               E) None of these

10. 4  5 18  81  385  2065
A)385          B) 18           C) 2065               D) 81                 E) None of these


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



Directions (1 – 5): Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Five gentlemen (N, M, C, T and R)are practising five different professions (Acting, Modelling, Law, Chartered Accountancy and Teaching). Each one plays only one of the five different games Cricket, Football, Hockey, Badminton and Tennis. N is a Model and play Hockey. The one who play Badminton is not an Actor. C and M are not Teachers and C do not play Cricket. M plays Football. R is a Lawyer and plays Tennis.

1.Which game does C play?
1)Hockey                 2)Badminton               3)Football                4)Tennis              5)Cannot be determined

2.What is the profession of M?
1)Teacher                 2)Model               3)Lawyer                 4)Actor               5)Cannot be determined

3.Who is a Teacher?
1)N                 2)R               3)M                4)T              5)Cannot be determined

4.What is the profession of C?
1)Model                 2)Actor               3)Lawyer                4)CA               5)Cannot be determined

5.Which game can the Model learn from the Teacher?
1)Tennis               2)Badminton               3)Cricket              4)Hockey               5)Cannot be determined

Directions (Q 6-9): Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follows:

6.India recently withdrew from an oil exploration block in the East China Sea. Which of the following statement is an assumption implicit in the given statement? (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted)
1)Indian involvement in the disputed territory could have more diplomatic cost than the commercial benefit.
2)Because there was not enough oil to justify investment in the infrastructure for bringing it to the surface.
3)India don’t want business with East China.
4)Now India has sufficient oil.
5)None of these

7.Four persons were caught with drugs in the city. Which of the following can be an effective courses of action logically follows for pursuing.
1)Night patroling is the only solution to check such types of activities.
2)These Four persons should be sent to jail immediately.
3)There should be narco test for these Four persons who were caught with drugs.
4)In the night people shouldn’t permitted to go any where.
5)None of these

8.Garibrath train have been derailed and have blocked both pairs of the railway tracks. Which of the following can be an effective courses of action logically follows for pursuing.
1)The railway authorities should send assistance to the spot to clear the railway tracks.
2)All the trains running in both directions  should be diverted to other roots.
3)All the staff on that root should be terminated.
4)Both 1 & 2
5)None of these

9.Join dance classes free, if you are satisfied need to pay from 2nd months and make your life more interesting. Which of the following statements is an assumption implicit in the given statement? (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted)
1)People prefer to join dance classes without any fees.
2)Dance makes life more interesting.
3)Both 1 & 2
4)Dance will maintain or fit the body of the people.
5)None of these.

Direction (10-14):Study the following information to answer these questions.
 P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting along a circle facing the centre.
Q is the neighbour of U and sits 4th to the left of S.
iii.R is neither the neighbour of P nor of V.
T is the neighbour of W and 3rd to the right of U.
 S is the neighbour of P but not of W.

10.Which of the following pairs has two persons sitting between them?
1)QR               2)QU               3)VP               4)PS               5)None of these

11.Which of the following groups has the 2nd person sitting between the 1st and the 3rd?
1)PUR                2)VQS               3)QPW                4)WUR                 5)None of these

12.Which of the following is wrong?
1)S is 4th to the left of U                2)Q is to the immediate left of W          3)S is 5th the right of U           4)All are  correct
5)None of these

13.If S and U interchange their positions, which of the following will indicate P’s position?

14.Which of the following is correct?
1)S is to the immediate left of V              2)P is between R and S               3)U is 4th to the right of S               4)All of these are correct  5)None of these

Answer & Explanation

Solutions (1-5)
Person   Profession     Game
N              Model               Hockey
M            Actor               Football
C             CA                Badminton
T          Teacher              Cricket
R          Lawyer               Tennis

6.5; All are additional information.
7.5; All the 4 statements can’t be suggested as effective course of action.
8.4; It can be rational decision to send assistance on the spot of accident to clear the railway tracks. Also the routes should be diverted until tracks become O.K.
9.3; Many people like to dance and its their hobby too. So statement I can be assumed. Secondly people have interest in dance generally hence it can be assumed that dance makes life more interesting.



English Quiz

Directions: Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Online shopping is the process of researching and purchasing products or services over the Internet. Basically online shopping is divided into 2 categories: Travel/Tourism and Online Retail Business. Travel/Tourism websites are like Makemytrip.com, IRCTC.com, Bookmyshow.com, Paytm.com and Yatra.com. These all sites provide some kind of either tickets or service. Like Paytm.com helps to do online recharge while makemytrip.com helps us to make Air/Bus/Rail ticket. Online Retail Websites are those, from where we purchase a product and the product is delivered to our doorstep. Like Flipkart.com, eBay.com and Amazon. in. These websites have a wide range of variety of products and brand. They deliver the purchased goods to our doorstep. Online Ticketing/Tourism/Services contribute 75% to the total revenue. 
The earliest online stores went into business in 1992, and online retailing took over a significant segment of the retail market during the first decade of the twenty-first century, as ownership of personal computers increased and established retailers began to offer their products over the Internet. Despite spiralling inflation and decline in demand for goods and services, e-commerce continued to gather steam in the year 2013. It moved strongly ahead, finding great acceptance among consumers as they turned to online portals for buying electronics, home appliances, fast-moving consumer goods and even cars. The year 2014 will see continuation of consolidation of business in the over-crowded industry, and experts expect clear leaders to emerge in terms of specific categories. Reasons behind the popularity of Online Shopping in India are following: Internet users are increasing at a rate of 20%.,Some specific product may not be available in local market. In online shopping website, we can find a wide of variety and brands. So we can choose the best and cheaper among all. We get discount and other incentives through online shopping, which is generally not available in retail shop. Like Flipkart.com provides 30 days replacement guarantee. Moreover we have a busy life schedule, to book a Railway ticket at Ticket Counter may consume entire day but we can book the same ticket online within 2 minute (considering makemytrip.com). So we can save our time through online shopping. We have also multiple payment options. So no tension of cash. in case of online shopping we get cash on delivery, some times free home delivery and many other incentives, which are very attractive.
The growth rate of Online Shopping is gaining pace in India. India is 3rd largest country in this race lacking behind only USA and China. The growth rate of Online Shoppers is more than 30% while world’s average growth rate is just 6-7%. You may be wondered to see that only 11% of India population is using Internet and only 10 million online shoppers. Think about the number of online shoppers, if 50% of India’s population gets start online shopping. The revenue generation was $2.5b in 2009, $6.3b in 2011 and $14b in 2012 and it is expected to reach to $24b by 2015. It is expected to contribute 4% to our GDP by 2020.Consumers across the globe are increasingly swapping crowded stores for one-click convenience, as online shopping becomes a safe and popular option. Online shopping has some advantages over shopping in retail stores, including the ability to easily compare prices from a range of merchants, access to a wide selection of merchandise, being open 24*7 and the convenience of not having to drive to a physical store. The Future growth will come through improvements to the shopping process on existing Web sites; the implementation of more online shopping sites by existing retailers; the coming of age of a younger, more technology-oriented generation; and the introduction of novel goods, services and online shopping experiences. The growth of online shopping in developing nations like India will occur as more people acquire personal computers and credit cards.


Q1. Which of the following is not a feature of online shopping?
1) It provides a wide range of products and brand.             2) All products are available on sites with a heavy discount.
3) One can get replacement guarantee on some specific shopping sites.               4) Online shopping is available at all the time.
5) None of these

Q2. Which of the following is not true in the context of given passage?
1) Online shopping is a popular but not safe option.             2) Flipkart.com provides one month replacement guarantee.
3) It’s expected that online shopping users will increase.              4) All of the above              5) None of these

Q3. India is lacking behind from which of the following countries?
1) Only USA               2) Only Canada               3) Only Japan               4) Only China              5) Other than given option

Q4. How much percentage of revenue is expected to contribute to India’s GDP in next 6 years by online shoppers?
1) 6.3%               2) 3%             3) 4%               4) Data inadequate              5) Other than given option.

Q5. Which factors can improve the future growth of online shopping?
1) By introducing more online shopping sites.            2) By making more user friendly sites.              3) By improving the shopping process
4) By introducing variety of goods and services.              5) All of the above.

Q6. Which of the following is not a shopping site?
1) Paytm.com               2) Bookmyshow.com               3) eBay.com             4) doorstep.com              5) Other than given option.

Q7. Why do people like to prefer online shopping?
1) Easy access to variety of brands and it saves time with multiple payment option.
2) Today’s generation is technology oriented
3) Now most of the people have their own personal computers and credit cards
4) It provides discount and other lucrative offers.
5) Other than given option

Direction : Coose the word which is MOST SIMILAR in meaning to the word printed in bold as used in the passage.

1) Bending               2) Deflecting               3) Inclining               4) Arch               5) Hook

1) Power               2) Race               3) Pair               4) Sway               5) Progress

Direction: Choose the word which is MOST OPPOSITE in meaning to the word printed in bold as given below-

1) Maintain               2) Exchange               3) Replace               4) Create               5) Fix


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


Computer Quiz

Q1. Which of the following is the ascending order of data hierarchy.

bit – byte – record – field – data base – file b. bit – byte – field – record – file – database

bit – byte – file – field – record – database d. bit – record – byte – field – file – database

Q2. The OSI reference model defines the function for seven layers of protocols

including the user and communication medium. b. not including the user or communication medium.

including the communication medium but not the user. d. including the user but not the communication medium.

Q3. Magnetic tape can serve as

input media b. output media c. secondary storage media              d. all of the above


easily erasable b. non-erasable c. effectively erasable              d. electrically erasable

Which of the following component of a computer system is the most important to a data base management system

mouse b. high resolution video display c. printer              d. high speed, large capacity disk

Working of the WAN generally involves

satellite b. frame delay c. ATM              d. user agent

A typical modern computer uses

magnetic cores for secondary storage b. LSI chips c. magnetic tape for primary memory              d. more than 10,000 vaccum tubes

To connect a computer with a device in the same room, you might be likely to use

a coaxial cable b. a dedicated time c. a ground station                d. all of the above

A kilobyte also referred to as KB, is equal to

1000 bytes b. 1024 bytes c. 2048 bytes              d. 512 bytes

Inputs to your computer is accomplished using the

a. Screen            b. keyboard          c. printer             d. plotter


1. b              2. b                  3. d              4. d              5. d              6. a              7. a              8. a              9. B              10. b

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