QUIZ 106

QUIZ 106

Quant Quiz

Directions (1-5): Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Income (in lakhs) of three companies over the years
per cent profit =(Income – Expenditure)*100/Expenditure

Q1.If the per cent profit of Company A in the year 2002 was 20, what was its expenditure in that year?
(1) Rs. 250000            (2) Rs. 275000          (3) Rs. 175000          (4) Rs. 150000           (5) None of the above

Q2.If the expenditure of Company C in 2003 was Rs. 1.75 lakh, what was its per cent profit in that year? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)
(1) 38.29             (2) 42.86           (3) 53.41           (4) 58.64           (5) None of the above

Q3.What is the average Income of Company A over the years?
(1) Rs. 275000           (2) Rs. 3000000              (3) Rs. 2750000                 (4) Rs. 30000          (5) None of the above

Q4.What is the approximate percent increase in income of company B in the year 2006 from the previous  years?
(1) 28          (2) 11           (3) 17           (4) 22          (5) None of the above

Q5.Percent increase/decrease in income of company C was highest for which year?
(1) 2004           (2) 2006          (3) 2003          (4) 2002          (5) None of the aboves

Directions (6-10): Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Number of students enrolled in three different disciplines in in five different colleges

Q 6.Number of students studying B.Com. in college C forms approximately what per cent of the total number of students studying B.Com. in all the colleges together?
(1) 39%                  (2) 21%           (3) 44%           (4) 52%            (5) None of the above

Q7.What is the respective ratio of total number of students studying B.Sc., B.A and B.Com.in all the colleges together?
(1) 71 : 67 : 75          (2) 67 : 71 : 75            (3) 71 : 68 : 75            (4) 66 : 73 : 79             (5) None of the above

Q8.What is the total number of students studying B.Sc. in all the colleges together?
(1) 1825             (2) 1775           (3) 1650             (4) 1975            (5) None of the these

Q9.Number of students studying B.A. in college B forms what per cent of total number of students studying all the disciplines together in the college? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)
(1) 26.86%          (2) 27.27%             (3) 29.84%         (4) 28.27%             (5) None of these

Q10.What is the respective ratio of total number of students studying B.Sc. in the colleges C and E together to those studying B.A. in the same colleges together?
(1) 24 : 23         (2) 25 : 27           (3) 29 : 23             (4) 29 : 27           (5) None of these

Answer & Explanation

1. (1) If the expenditure = x lakhs

So, 20 = (3-x)/x *100

x = 250000

2. (2) Percentage profit = (2.5 – 1.75)/1.75*100

= 42.85

3. (5)Required average = 1/6(2.9 + 3 + 3.5 + 3 +2.5 + 3.25) lakhs

= 302500

4. 4.(3)

5. (1)

6. (5) No of students in B.Com in college C = 350

Total no of students in B.Com in all the colleges

= 425 + 475 + 350 + 400 + 225 = 1875

Required % == (350/1875)*100 = 18.66

7. (1)

8. (2)

9. (2) No of students in BA is college B = 300

No of students studying all the disciplines in college B = 300 + 325 + 475 = 11000

Required % =  300/1100X100= 27.27%

10. (4) No of Students in B.Scin college C & E together =300 +425 = 725

No of students in B.A. in college C & E together

= 350+325=675

Required ratio = 725 : 675 = 29 : 27


Reasoning Quiz

Directions (Q.1 –5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(I) P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seven members of a family.
(II) Each one of them has a different profession – Doctor, Teacher, Lawyer, Engineer, Architect,      Charted Accountant and Banker – and their incomes are different.
(III) There are two married couples in the group.
(IV) R is the Doctor and earns more than the Engineer and the Lawyer.
(V) T is married to the Chartered Accountant and she earns the least.
(VI) No lady is either Lawyer or Engineer.
(VII) Q, the Teacher, earns less than P, the Banker. W is married to Q and he earns more than S and P.
(VIII) V is not the Lawyer. The Chartered Accountant earns less than the Lawyer but more than the Banker.

Q1.Who earns the maximum in the family?
A) V            B) W             C) R             D) S          E) None of these

Q2.Which of the following is a pair of married couple?
A) RT            B) VT             C) QT             D) ST             E) None of these

Q3.What is P’s position from the top when they are arranged ?
A) Second             B) Fourth             C) Third             D) Sixth             E) None of these

Q4.What is the profession of V?
A)Engineer          B)Chartered Accountant          C)Engineer or Chartered Accountant
D)Data inadequate          E)None of these

Q5.At least how many male members are there in the family?
A) Two             B) Three            C) Four             D) Five            E) None of these

Directions (Q. 6 – 10): In each of the questions below there are three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6. Statements: a. some fruits are flowers.          b. No flower is a boat               c. All boats are rivers.
Conclusions: I. some fruits are rivers.             II. Some rivers are boats.              III. Some rivers are fruits.
IV. Some flowers are fruits.
A) All of the above             B) II and IV only          C)  I and III only             D) II and III only          E) None of these

Q7. Statements:a. some buses are horses.           b. All horses are goats.           c. All goats are dogs.
Conclusions: I. some dogs are buses.           II. Some dogs are horses.           III. Some dogs are goats.
IV. Some buses are goats.
A) None of the above          B) I and II only          C) II and III only             D) III and IV only          E) All of the above

Q8. Statements:a. some chairs are buildings.           b. All buildings are vehicles.           c. Some vehicles are trucks.
Conclusions: I. some chairs are trucks.          II. Some chairs are vehicles.           III. Some vehicles are buildings.
IV. No truck is a chair.
A) None of the above           B) II and III only          C) Either only I or II and III and IV
D) either only I or IV and II and III          E) All of the above

Q9. Statements:a. All doors are windows.           b. All houses are windows.           c. Some windows are soaps.
Conclusions: I. some doors are houses.           II. Some houses are soaps.           III. Some soaps are doors.
IV. All soaps are windows.
A) None of the above            B) I only          C) I and III only               D) II and IV only           E) All of the above

Q10. Statements:a. some cruel animals are papers.           b. No paper is tree.           c. All trees are ways.
Conclusions: I. No cruel animal is tree.           II. Some ways are trees.           III. Some papers are cruel animals.
IV. Some cruel animals are trees.
A) I and II only              B) II, III and IV only          C) Only either I or IV and III          D) I, II and III only
E) None of these

Directions (Q. 11 – 15): In the following questions the symbols @, #, ©, * and $ are used with the following meanings:
A @ B means A is not greater than B.
A # B means A is not smaller than B.
A © B means A is neither greater than nor smaller than B.
A * B means A is neither greater than nor equal to B.
A $ B means A is neither smaller than nor equal to B.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true.
Give answer
A)If only conclusion I is true.
B)If only conclusion II is true.
C)If either conclusion I or II is true.
D)If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
E)If both conclusions I and II are true.

Q11. Statements : D @ T,  T * E,  E $ N
Conclusions: I. E $ D          II. T $ N

Q12. Statements :  H * F, F # G,  G © Q
Conclusion: I. Q © F          II. Q * F

Q13 .Statements : K * T,  T$F, F #R
Conclusions: I. K $ R          II. F * K

Q14. Statements : M © R,  R $K,  K #A
Conclusion: I. M © A          II. M $ A

Q15.Statements : B @ V,  V © M,  J $M
Conclusions: I. J $                II. J $ V

Answer & Explanation

1. C          2. E          3. E          4. C          5. B          6. B           7. E          8. D          9. A          10. E          11. A       12. C          13. D          14. B          15. E

Hints for Ques(1-5)
Salary wise Decreasing  order of Persons
R- Doctor (Highest Salary

V- Engineer or CA (Male)
W- Lawyer
S- CA or engineer(Male)
Q- teacher(Female)
T- Architect (Female)(Lowest Salary)
Married couple are


English Quiz

Directions: Read the passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/ phrases are given in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.
Imagine yourself in an Indian city where every home is connected to internet, gas, water and electricity via a smart grid. All citizens are linked to each other and to civic facilities in real time. The city uses renewable energy and its transport systems are controlled via central command centres to reduce traffic and pollution. In this city, there are no offensive smells, no noise, no dust, no heaving crowds. It is a smart city, the ideal city. And it exists: on paper. Its name is Dholera, and it is a key part of what you might call India’s 21st-century utopian urban experiment. Economists argue that the country desperately needs new cities: its urban population is expected to rise from 28% in 2001 to almost 36% in 2026, bringing the total number of people living in its cities and urban regions to 590 million.
To accommodate this growth, suggests a McKinsey report, India will need 20 to 30 new cities in the next decade alone. The state’s solution has been to push for 24 new “smart cities” along high-speed regional transport networks. Dholera is one of these. At 903 sq km, it would be twice the size of Mumbai. It is planned in the “influence zone” of a mega-infrastructure project, the Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor, which will link India’s political capital Delhi with its economic capital Mumbai, and therefore, so the thinking goes, spur economic growth in the region. The Dholera that actually exists, however, is something else entirely. A casual visitor might see the small sign along the highway pointing in the direction of Dholera. But they might also, if they take the turn-off, be disappointed: for several months of the year, they will find a vast, low-lying area, mostly submerged under seawater. The rest of the year, they will see the classic cracked-earth look of salt flats. Dotting this landscape are farm buildings, village huts and small reservoirs storing rainwater that is used to irrigate fields of cumin, millet, wheat and cotton. They will see a vast landscape with about 40,000 people living in an ecological region that loses 1cm of its coastline to the sea every day. They might then understand that Dholera is not yet a “place”: it is still a terrain of possibilities.
P M Modi has declared Dholera and other proposed smart cities in the region to be “building blocks of a global Gujarat”, envisioned on the lines of Shanghai. And to make sure it happens, he shepherded in a new Special Investment Region (SIR) Act in March 2009. The act gives more power to the state to acquire land for building smart cities like Dholera. Another scenario is that Dholera is significantly downsized due to a lack of investors and stripped of its “smart” credentials, to become just another industrial township along the Delhi-Mumbai corridor. It becomes one of those backdoor cities to India’s urbanisation and economic growth, where polluting industries are located to keep them away from Delhi and Mumbai. It remains, in other words, a far cry from the smart city presented in the glossy marketing images.

Q1. Which of the following is the cause of planned discontinuation of smart city Project? Reply on the basis of the given passage.
1) SEZ rules of Government of India.        2) Because the government of India had gone bust due to the global recession.
3) The master plan is not successful.              4) Due to paucity of investors and accreditation.
5) All of the above

Q2. Which of the following is definitely true with respect to smart city? Reply in the context of given passage.
1) Government of India has envisioned the concept of building 100 new smart cities in the country.
2) Government looks forward to the smart cities that will have better facilities, better connectivity and better environment.
3) India will be the ‘first smart nation’ of the world.
4) All of the above
5) None of these

Q3. According to the author, smart city project is imagined on the model of-
1) Singapore              2) Shanghai            3) Japan            4) Russia           5) None of these.

Q4. According to the passage, which of the following is/are true about the features of smart cities in India?
1) A smart city is an urban region that is highly advanced terms of overall infrastructure, sustainable real estate, communication and market viability.
2) It is a city where information technology is the principal infrastructure and the basis for providing essential services to residents.
3) There are many technological platform involved including automated sensor networks and data centres.
4) All of the above
5) None of these

Q5. What does the author mean by the term ‘Influence Zone’.
1) The maximum extension of the area of influenced.             2) It will depend on the particular area.
3) The area which is covered by greenery.            4) An ellipse inscribed in the cross section
5) None of these

Direction : Choose the word/group of words which is MOST SIMILAR in meaning to the word/ group of words printed in bold as used in the passage-

Q6. Spur
1) Check           2) Prevent           3) Prompt           4) Motion           5) Trigger

Q7. Envisioned
1) Complimented           2) Conceived           3) Slurred          4) Taunted           5) Quipped

Q8. Desperately
1) Tranquil           2) Careful           3) Hopeful           4) Frantic           5) Sane

Direction: Choose the word/group of words which is MOST OPPOSITE in meaning of the word/group of words printed in bold as used in the passage-

Q9. Utopian
1) Abstract           2) Real           3) Grandiose           4) Illusory           5) Unfeasible

Q10. Backdoor
1) Common           2) Classified           3) Inside           4) Inside           5) Mysterious


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


Computer Quiz

Q1. What does EBCDIC stand for?
A) Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code              B) Extended Bit Code Decimal Interchange Code
C) Extended Bit Case Decimal Interchange Code             D) Extended Binary Case Decimal Interchange Code

Q2. Storage capacity of magnetic disk depends on
A) tracks per inch of surface           B) bits per inch of tracks           C) disk pack in disk surface             D) All of above

Q3. The two kinds of main memory are:
A) Primary and secondary           B) Random and sequential               C) ROM and RAM                   D) All of above

Q4. Integrated Circuits (ICs) are related to which generation of computers?
A) First generation          B) Second generation          C) Third generation          D) Fourth generation

Q5. CD-ROM is a
A) Semiconductor memory          B) Memory register          C) Magnetic memory          D) None of above

Q6. Which type of computers uses the 8-bit code called EBCDIC?
A) Minicomputers          B) Microcomputers          C) Mainframe computers          D) Super computer

Q7. The output quality of a printer is measured by
A) Dot per sq. inch           B) Dot per inch          C) Dots printed per unit time          D) All of the above

Q8. Which of the following was a special purpose computer?
A) ABC          B) ENIAC          C) EDVAC          D) All of the above

Q9. A physical connection between the microprocessor memory and other parts of the microcomputer is known as
A) Path          B) Address bus          C) Route          D) All of the above

Q10. Magnetic disks are the most popular medium for
A) Direct access          B) Sequential access          C) Both of above          D) None of above


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

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