Quant Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below is followed by two statements A and B. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient for answering the questions. Read both the statement and give answer :
1) If the statement A alone is sufficient to answer the question but the statement B alone is not sufficient.
2) If the statement B alone is sufficient to answer the question but the statement A alone is not sufficient.
3) If both statements A and B together are needed to answer the question.
4) If either the statement A alone or statement B alone is sufficient to answer the question.
5) If the data even in both statements A and B together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Q1. What is the profit earned by selling a pen for Rs. 120 ?
A) The cost price of 5 such pens is equal to selling price of 4 such pens.             B) 25% profit is earned by selling each pen.

Q2. What is the salary of C, in a group of A, B, C, D and E, whose average salary is Rs. 12000 ?
A) C’s salary is 2.5 times B’s salary.              B) Average salary of A and B is Rs. 4000.

Q3. What is the area of the circle ?
A) The breadth of a rectangle is 3/4th radius of circle.       B) The radius of the circle is equal to the side of a square of area 169 sq m.

Q4. What is the three digit number ?
A) 3/5 of a number is less by 90 of that number.              B) 1/4 of a number is 25% of that number.

Q5. What is the speed of the car ?
A) The car covers a distance 120 km in 4 hours.            B) The car covers a distance 210 km in 7 hours.

Q6. If 6x^2 + 5x + 1 < 0 then the value of x satisfies which inequality are ?
1) -1/2 < x < -1/3                     2) x < -1/2 and x > -1/3                 3) x ≥ -1/2                 4) x ≤ 1/2               5) None of these

Directions (Q. 7-8): In each of these questions, two equations I and II with variable ‘x’ and ‘y’ are given. You have to solve both the equations to find the value x and y and give answer:
1) If x < y             2) If x ≤  y             3) If x = y            4) If x ≥ y             5) If x > y

Q7. I. x^2 = 9                    II. y^2 + 8y + 16 = 0

Q8. I. 4x^2 + 10x – 6 = 0             II. y^2 – 5y + 6 = 0

Q9. The radius of a copper sphere is 6 cm. The sphere is melted and drawn into a long wire of uniform circular cross section. If the length of the wire is 72 cm, then the radius of wire is ?
1) 4 cm                 2) 4.2 cm                 3) 2 cm                4) 3 cm            5) None of these

Q10. The ratio of length of rhombus is 3 : 4. Then, the ratio of the area of the rhombus to the square of the shorter diagonal is?
1) 3 : 2              2) 3 : 8             3) 1 : 2           4) 4 : 3           5) None of these

Answer & Explanation

1. 4

Using statements A

Profit % = (5 – 4)/4 * 100 = 25%

Cost price = 125 * 100/125 = Rs. 96

Profit = 120 – 96 = Rs. 24

Similarly, we can find profit by using statement B.

2. 5

From statement A salary of C = 2.5 B

From statement B, A + B = 2 × 4000 = Rs. 8000

3. 2

From statement B, radius of circle = sq. root (169) m = 13m

Required area = π r^2

= 22/7 * (13)^2

4. 1

From statement A, 3/5 * x = x – 90

2/5x = 90


From B, x/4 = x/4 we can’t determine the value of x

5. 4

Since, speed of car = Distance covered by it/ Time taken by it

6. 1

5x^2 + 6x + 1 < 0

6x^2 + 3x + 2x + 1 < 0

(2x + 1) (3x + 1) < 0

(x + 1/2) (x + 1/3) <0

– 1/2 < x < -1/3

7. 5

From equation I:

x^2 = 9

x = +/-3

From II:

y^2 + 8y + (4)^2 = 0

(y + 4)^2 = 0

y = – 4

x > y

8. 1

I: 4x^2 + 12x – 2x – 6 = 0

4x (x + 3) – 2 (x + 3) = 0

(4x – 2) ( x + 3) = 0

x = -3 or 1/2


y^2 – 5y + 6 = 0

(y -3)(y – 2) = 0

y = 3 or 2

y > x

9. 3

___r^2 * 72 = 4/3 π  * (6)^3

r^2 = 4

r = 2 cm

10. 5

Area of rhombus = 1/2 * 3x * 4x = 6x^2

Square of the shorter diagonal = 3x^2 = 9x^2

Req. Ratio = 6x^2/9x^2 = 2/3



Directions (Q. 1 – 6) : In each question below are four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the four given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the four gives statements disregarding commonly known facts. Then decide which of the answers (1) , (2) , (3) , (4) and (5) is correct and indicate it on the answer sheet.

All belts are rollers.                   Some rollers are wheels.                   All wheels are mats.                   Some mats are cars.
I.  Some mats are rollers.                   II. Some mats are belts.                   III.Some cars are rollers.                   IV  Some rollers are belts.
(1)Only I and II follow                   (2)Only I, III and IV follow                   (3)Only I and IV follow                   (4)Only II, III and IV follow      (5)None of these

Some tyres are rains.                   Some rains are flowers.                   All flowers are jungles.                   All jungles are tubes.
I.  Some jungles are tyres.                   II. Some tubes are rains.                   III.Some jungles are rains.                   IV. Some tubes are flowers.
(1)Only I, II and III follow                   (2)Only II, III and IV follow                   (3)Only I, III and IV follow                   (4)All follow                 (5)None of these

All desks are chairs.              All chairs axe tables.                  All tables are boxes.               All boxes are trunks.
I.  Some trunks are tables.                   II. All chairs are boxes.                   III.Some boxes are desks..                   IV Some trunks are chairs
(1)Only I ,II and III follow                  (2)Only I, II and IV follow                  (3)Only II, III and IV follow                 (4)All follow                   (5)None of these

Some birds are goats.                   Some goats are horses.                   Some horses are lions.                   Some lions are tigers.
I.  Some tigers are goats.                   II. No tiger is goat.                   III. Some lions are birds.                   IV  No lion is bird.
(1)Only either I or II follows                   (2)Only either III or IV follows                   (3)Only either I or II and either III or IV follow                   (4)Only I and III follow                   (5)None of these

All papers are bottles.                   All bottles are cups.                   Some cups are jugs.                   Some jugs are plates.
I.  Some plates are cups.                   II. Some plates are bottles.                   III.Some cups are papers.                   IV Some bottles are papers. (1)Only III and IV follow                   (2)Only I and II follow                   (3)Only I and III follow                   (4)Only II and IV follow                   (5)None of these

All bulbs are wires.                   No wire is cable.                   Some cables are brushes.                   Alt brushes are paints.
I. Some paints are cables.                   II.Some wires are bulbs.                   III.Some brushes are wires.                   IV Some cables are bulbs.
(1)None follows                   (2)Only I & II follow                   (3)Only II follows                   (4)Only III follows                   (5)Only IV follows

Directions (Qs. 7 to 14) : In the following questions, the symbols ©, @, $, %  and * are used with following meanings as illustrated below
‘P @Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P % Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P $ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’.
In each question four statements showing relationship have been given, which are followed by four conclusions I, II, III & IV. Assuming that the given statements are true, find out which conclusion(s) is /are  definitely True.

M © D, D * K, K @ R , R * F
I.  F©K                  II. D * F                III.M © R             IV  D * R
(1)None is true                (2)Only I is true                 (3)Only II is true                (4)Only III is true                (5)Only IV is true

B%K, K$ T, T* F ,H© F
I.  B$T               II. T©B              III.H © K              IV. F © B
(1)Only either I or II is true                 (2)Only III is true               (3)Only IV is true               (4)either I or II are true and  III and IV are true                (5)Only either I or II are true

W * B, B@ F, F © R, R $ M
I W*F                 II.M * B               III.R * B                 IV. M* W
(1) Only and IV  are true             (2)Only II and III are true                (3)Only I and III are true                 (4)Only II and IV are true                (5)None of these

E@ K, K $ T’, T © N,.B %  N
I.  T%E               II. K©N              III.B * T                   IV. B * E
(1)Only I, II and III are true            (2)Only II, III and IV are true               (3)Only I, III and IV are true                (4)All are true               (5)None of these

Q11.Statements –
Z $ B, B % M, M © F, F @ R
I. Z*M                   II. F * B                   III R*M                   IV. M @ Z
(1)Only I and II  are true                   (2)Only I, III and IV are true           (3)Only III and IV are true           (4)Only either I or IV and III are true                   (5)None of these

H@T,T $ N, F © N, B%F
I. F@H                   II. F©T                   III. B * T                   IV. B % H
(1)None is true                   (2)Only I is true                   (3)Only II is true                   (4)Only III and IV are true                   (5)Only II and III are true

Directions (Q. 13-14) : Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.
A vehicle starts from point P and run 10 km towards North. It takes a right turn and runs 15 km. It now runs 6 km after taking a left turn. It finally takes a left turn, runs 15 km and stops at point Q.
Q13.How far is point Q with respect to point P?
(1) 16 km                      (2) 25 km                   (3) 4 km                      (4) 0 km                   (5) None of these
Q14.Towards which direction was the vehicle moving before it stopped at point Q?
(1) North                      (2) East                   (3) South                      (4) West                   (5) North – West
Q15.Towards which direction was the point P With respect to  point Q?
(1) North                      (2) East                   (3) South                      (4) West                   (5) North – West


Solutions (1-6):
Solutions (7-14)
(i)M < D (ii) D > K      (iii) K ≤ R    (iv) R > F
These relationships can’t be of any help. none of the quantities can be compared on their basis.
13.(1)16 km



English (Mix Quiz)

Directions (Q. 1-15): 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 meaningful.
The Indian Meteorological Department has sought permission to (1) a Doppler weather radar system used for long-range weather forecasting. The Government had (2) the equipment in the wake of 26/7 and (3) to find a suitable location have been on (4) then. The key factor is that the radar’s antenna is to be installed in an (5) area of a few square kilometres far from high-rises, (6) at an altitude. The radar would also need to be (7) near the coast as it would be used to (8) high-intensity storms or cyclones. MHCC has hinted it is willing to (9) clearance for the Colaba site, but only after (10) the location. It was after (11) around for locations across the city that the office proposed to locate the radar near the observatory. But the problem of finding a suitable site within the (12) still remains, the area is very congested. We will have to locate a site not only from the heritage (13) of view but also the radar needs to be at a height which is higher than all the buildings in the area. The naval residential buildings which are in the area are 13-14 storeys high. If at all it is to be set up at Colaba then it must be above the (14) structures so that signals reaching the antenna are not (15).

Q1. 1) Detach                    2) install                   3) Launch                   4) fix                   5) attach

Q2. 1) Granted                   2) realized                  3) Abstained                   4) seen                   5) sanctioned

Q3. 1) try – .                   2) project                   3) commission                   4) efforts                   5) worked

Q4. 1) since                   2) until                   3) already                   4) at                   5) for

Q5. 1) inseparable                   2) encumbered                   3) unencumbered                   4) unpossessed                   5) occupied

Q6. 1) hopelessly                2) hoping                   3) enacting                   4) preferably                   5) undesirably

Q7. 1) erected                   2) located                   3) stalled                   4) tied                   5) build

Q8. 1) deduct                  2) examine                3) feel                   4) evaluate               5) detect

Q9. 1) advocate                 2) launch                   3) pass                   4) grant             5) grand

Q10. 1) examining                   2) study                   3) scanning                   4) combing                   5) watching

Q11. 1) marching                   2) chasing                   3) scouting                   4) pursuing                   5) hunting

Q12. 1) campus                   2) premises                   3) area                   4) perimeter            5) precinct

Q13. 1) site                   2) point                   3) angle                   4) out                   5) sight

Q14. 1) existing                   2) enacted                   3) demolished                   4) planned                   5) conceived

Q15. 1) stopped                   2) hurdled                   3) blocked                   4) paused                   5) halted
Directions (Q. 16 -20): 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) For other wishes, it enlists the help of those who make or own what the child desires.
(B) It grants some wishes with its own funds depending upon the availability of funds.
(C) I was deeply moved when I learnt about the activity of “Make – a Wish foundation”.
(D) From parents, friends, or hospital attendants, the foundation learns about the child’s wish for anything from a special toy to a visit to Disneyland.
(E) I am sure you also now must have been moved by the noble act of the foundation.
(F) It grants the wishes of children who are terminally ilL
Q16. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) F                   2) E                   3) D                   4) C                   5) B
Q17. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
1) F                   2) E                   3) D                   4) C                   5) B
Q18. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement? ’
1) F                   2) E                   3) D                   4) C                   5) B
Q19. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) F               2) E                  3) D              4) C               5) B
Q20. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) F              2) E             3) D            4) C            5) B


1. 2           2. 5           3. 4              4. 1           5. 3           6. 4            7. 2            8. 5             9. 4           10. 1         11.3       12. 3             13. 2        14. 1        15. 3           16. 5           17. 2        18. 1        19. 3           20. 4


Computer Quiz

Q1. Which of the following is the easiest language to learn and use to write programs?
(A) High level language              (B) Machine level language              (C) Assembly level language              (D) Middle level language

Q2. Application software is used for ________ .
(A) Operating system                   (B) Translator                (C) General-purpose application & Application specific solutions
(D) All of the above

Q3. Language is understood by a computer without using translation as
(A) Assembly language                   (B) Symbolic language                   (C) Machine language                   (D) Higher level language

Q4. ___________ is an example of a High Level language.
(A) C ++                   (C) Java                   (B) Assembly language.                   (D) Both A & C

Q5. A program that aids in effective execution of user programs is called
(A) Application program                   (B) System program                   (C) Both System and Application program
(D) N either System nor Application program

Q6. Which programming language is machine independent?
(A) Machine level language                   (B) Assembly level language                   (C) High level language                   (D) Both A and B

Q7. A ‘C’ program is portable means it
(A) Can run on any machine                   (B) Can write on any machine                   (C) Can read from as well as write to any machine                   (D) All of the above

Q8. Which of the following sequence is correct?
(A) Source code – compiler – object code – linker – executable code
(B) Source code -linker – object code compiler – executable code
(C) Object code – compiler – source code – linker – executable code
(D) Object code -linker – source code – compiler – executable code

Q9. Which of the following is a low level language?
(A) C                   (B) LISP                   (C) Machine Level Language                   (D) JAVA

Q10. The algorithm cannot be represented as
(A) A flowchart                   (B) a program                   (C) a process                   (D) a pseudo code


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

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