Quiz – 130

Quant Quiz

Q1.Simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 8% per annum is half the compound interest on Rs. 4000 for 2 years at 10% per annum. The sum placed on simple interest is:
(1)Rs. 1550                    (2)Rs. 1650                   (3)Rs. 1750                  (4)Rs. 2000                  (5) none of these

Q2.A tank is filled by three pipes with uniform flow. The first two pipes operating simultaneously fill the tank in the same time during which the tank is filled by the third pipe alone. The second pipe fills the tank 5 hours faster than the first pipe and 4 hours slower than the third pipe. The time required by the first pipe is:
(1)6 hours .                    (2)10 hours                    (3)15 hours                    (4)30 hours                  (5) none of these

Q3.A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at cost price but he mixes it with water and thereby gains 25%. The percentage of water in the mixture is:
(1)4%                    (2)6%                    (3)20%                    (4)25%                    (5)none of these

Q4.Aman started a business investing Rs. 70,000. Rakhi joined him after six months with an amount of Rs.. 1,05,000 and Sagar joined them with Rs. 1.4 lakhs after another six months. The amount of profit earned should be distributed in what ratio among Aman, Rakhi and Sagar respectively, 3 years after Aman started the business?
(1)7 : 6 : 10                   (2)12 : 15 : 16                    (3)42 : 45 : 56                   (4)Cannot be determined                   (5)none of these

Q5.8 litres are drawn from a cask full of wine and is then filled with water. This operation is performed three more times. The ratio of the quantity of wine now left in cask to that of water is 16 : 65. How much wine did the cask hold originally
(1)25 litres                   (2)22                    (3)24 litres                    (4)30                      (5) none of these

Q6.A jar full of whisky contains 40% alcohol. A part of this whisky is replaced by another containing 19% alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be 26%. The quantity of whisky replaced is:
(1)2/3                    (2)1/7                     (3)5/8                  (4)3/4                    (5)none of these

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.
(1)Rs. 1900                    (2)Rs. 2660                    (3)Rs. 2800                    (4)Rs. 2840                    (5) none of these

Q8.10 women can complete a piece of work in 8 days and 10 children take 12 days to complete it. How many days will 6 women and 3 children together take to complete the work?
(1) 9 days                     (2) 12 days                    (3) 7 days                   (4) 8 days                   (5) None of these

Q9.The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then value  of x is
(1)15                    (2)16                    (3)18                    (4)20                    (5) none of these

Q10.The length of a rectangle is halved, while its breadth is tripled. What is the percentage change in area?
(1)25% increase               (2)50% increase                    (3)50% decrease .               (4)75% decrease               (5)none of these

Answers

1. 3         2.3         3. 3         4.2             5.3           6.1          7.2             8. 5           9. 2          10.2

Reasoning Quiz

Directions for Ques(1-4): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below:
Six friends went on a vacation to a hill station. They are to be accommodated in a row of nine cottages, numbered 1 to 9 from left. Each of them is assigned only one Cottage. Mohan, Tanya and Roma do not want to live in a cottage at the end of a row. Babu and Mohan must not have anybody adjacent to their cottages. There is only an empty cottage between Mohan and Roma. Chander is adjacent to both Jayanthi and Roma. Tanya is next to the cottage at the beginning.

Q1. Who has empty cottages in both sides?
(a) Roma                   (b) Babu                  (c) Mohan                  (d) Tanya                  (e) None of these.

Q2. Which cottages are empty?
(a) 1, 6, 8                   (b) 1, 5, 8                  (c) 4, 5, 6                   (d) 5, 6, 8                  (e) None of these.

Q3. Who is in the third cottage?
(a) Jayanthi                  (b) Chander                   (c) Nobody                  (d) Roma                  (e) None of these.

Q4. What is the maximum number of consecutive cottages that are occupied?
(a) 2                   (b) 3                  (c) 1                  (d) 4                  (e) None of these.

Directions for questions( 5-8): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below:
A family consists of 6 members namely A, B, C, D, E and F. B is the brother-in-law of C’s mother. C is father of F. D is father of A and F is grandson of D. There are two female members in the family.

Q5. Who is the mother of C?
(a) B                  (b) E                  (c) A                   (d) C                  (e) Cannot be determined

Q6. Which of the following pairs represents the female members in the family?
(a) A and E                  (b) B and C                  (c) C and D                  (d) Cannot be determined                  (e) B and F

Q7. The members of the family belong to how many generations?
(a) Four                   (b) Two                  (c) Three                    (d) Either two or three                  (e) None of these.

Q8. D has two children. One is A and who is the other one?
(a) E                   (b) C                  (c) B                    (d) F                  (e) None of these.

DIRECTIONS for Ques(9-13): In each question below there is a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. You are to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the two suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing by answering
(a) If only I follows                  (b) If only II follows                  (c) If either I or II or both I and II follow
(d) If neither I nor II follows

Q9. Statement: A group of school students was reported to be enjoying at a picnic spot during school hours.
Courses of action:
1. The principal of the school should contact the parents of those students and inform them with a real warning for future.
2. Some disciplinary action must be taken against those students for the awareness of all the other students.

Q10. Statement: Financial stringency prevented the State government from paying pensions to the retired school teachers.
Courses of action:
1. The State government should immediately abolish the pension benefit scheme for the teachers.
2. The State government should reduce all the wasteful expenditure to arrange to pay the pension to the school teachers.

Q11. Statement: The sale of a particular product has gone down considerably causing great concern to the company.
Courses of action:
1. The company should immediately stop production of the said product.
2. The price of the product should be reduced and quality improved.

Q12.  Statement: People residing in some tribal areas are far from education.
Courses of action:
1. Government should open schools in those areas.
2. Government should render all help to the NGO’s to open schools there.

Q13.  Statement: Some serious blunders were detected in the Account section of a factory.
Courses of action:
1. An efficient team of auditors should be appointed to check the accounts.
2. A show cause notice should be issued to all the employees of the accounts section.

Q14. Ravi walks 30 metres towards south then turns to his right and starts walking straight till he completes another 30 metres. Then again turning to his left he walks for 20 metres. He then turns to his left and walks for 30 metres. How far is he from his initial position?
(a) 30 metres                  (b) 50 metres                  (c) 10 metres                   (d) 60 metres                  (e)none of these.

Q15.  Lata leaves from her home. She first walks 30 metres in North-West direction and then 30 metres in South-West direction. Next, she walks 30 metres in South-East direction. Finally, she turns towards her house. In which direction is she moving?
(a) South-West                  (b) South-East                  (c) North-East                  (d) North-West                  (e) none of these.

Directions for Ques. (16-20): In the following questions the symbols \$, @, *, # and ? are used with the following meanings.
A \$ B means A is greater than B.
A @ B means A is either greater than or equal to B.
A * B means A is equal to B.
A # B means A is smaller than B.
A ? B means A is either smaller than or equal to B.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find 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 I or II is true.
d)If neither I nor II is true.                 e) If both I and II are true.

Q16. Statements : M # N, T \$ U, N # U
Conclusions : I. M ? T               II. T \$ N

Q17. Statements: P \$ T, G ? N, T @ N
Conclusions: I. P \$ N              II. G ? T

Q18. Statements : P ? Q, R \$ S, Q @ S
Conclusions : I. P \$ S                II. R # Q

Q19. Statements : J # K, K * F, H @ F
Conclusions : I. J ? H                  II. H\$K

Q20. Statements : D @ F, G \$ H, F ? H
Conclusions : I. G \$ F                  II. D @ H

Directions (Q. 21-25): In the following questions, the symbols +, ×, =, ÷, and – are used with the following meaning:
P + Q means P is greater than Q.
P×Q means P is either greater than or equal to Q.
P = Q means P is equal to Q.
P ÷ Q means P is smaller than Q.
P-Q means P is either smaller than or equal to Q.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find 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 I or II is true.
d) if neither I nor II is true.
e) if both I and II are true.

Q21. Statements: U + V, W – Y, Y × U
Conclusions : I. W + U                   II. W ÷ V

Q22. Statements: B ÷ A, D × E, E + A
Conclusions : I. D + A                  II. B ÷ E

Q23. Statements: S × Q, R + T, R – S
Conclusions : I. S + T                  II. Q = T

Q24. Statements: M ÷ N, P × Q, P + N
Conclusions : I. N + Q                II. N – Q

Q25. Statements : G – H, K × L, L – G
Conclusions : I. G ÷ K                II. L – H

Answers

1.  c               2.  a               3.  a               4.  d               5.  b                6.  a               7.  c               8.  b               9.  c               10. b  11. d               12. c               13. a               14. b               15. c               16. b               17. e               18. d               19. d               20. a               21. d               22. e               23. a               24. c               25. b

English Mix 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) Decentralization has become a very fashionable term / 2) and all countries, whatever the mode of government,/ 3) are vying with each other/ 4) in experimenting with it./ 5) No error

Q2. 1) The international law of human rights comprises of more than/ 2) eighty universal and regional conventions, which have/ 3) binding force of state parties and therefore/ 4) form so-called hard law./ 5) No error

Q3. 1) Like in health, government performance / 2) in providing education/ 3) for all has/ 4) charges on him./ 5) No error

Q4. 1) The white House claimed Russia had a ‘clear legal basis’ / 2) to extradite Snowden after the US revoked/ 3) his passport and brought espionage/ 4) charges on him./ 5) No error

Q5. 1) The values of dignity and equality of all members of/ 2) the human race, like many/ 3) other basic principle, is found/ 4) in virtually every culture and civilization, religion and philosophical tradition./ 5) No error

Directions (Q. 6-10) : In each of the following sentences there are certain blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five options denoted by the numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

Q6. With elections around, politicians could be forgiven for making promises they cannot keep. But when a minister pushes a provocative idea at a public forum, it’s ________.
(1) start to bound alarm bells ringing                  (2) alarm bells ringing bound to be started
(3) bound to start the bells ringing                  (4) bound to start alarm bells ringing                  (5) None of these

Q7. Ramesh is _______ than all the members of his family.
(1) as good if not better                  (2) as better if not more better                  (3) as good as if not better
(4) as much good as better                  (5) so much better if not less better

Q8. “It’s only when the ride goes out that you learn who’s been swimming naked.” That statement from investment guru Warren Buffett ______________ describes the current _______ of the Indian economy.
(1) badly, attitude                  (2) aptly, state                  (3) certainly contingency                  (4) formally, estate
(5) clearly, occurrence

Q9. There is a joke that ________ the rest of the world has four seasons, Britain has five, including the August Silly season _______ the entire Westminster village – ministers, MPs – goes on summer holiday ______ newspaper desks struggling to fill pages.
(1) as, when, putting                  (2) while, when, leaving                  (3) like, while, setting                  (4) unlike, following, allowing      (5) why, like, ceding

Q10. Imagine, if Pakistan and India had been together, the Taliban would have spread its poison all across India. Partition is probably one of the best things _______.
(1) that has to happen                  (2) that had happened                  (3) which had to happen                  (4) that should have happened                  (5) to have happened

Directions (Q.11-15) : In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make sentence grammatically correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, give 5) as you answer (ie No correction required).

Q11. Justice Markandey Katju, Chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI), has spoken of minimum qualifications for journalists whom he thinks doesn’t understand much of what they write about.
(1) who he thinks do not                  (2) who he thinks doesn’t                   (3) whom he don’t thinks                  (4) whom he doesn’t thinks                  (5) No correction required

Q12. Law and order in West Bengal today have reached a trouble depth, the economy is wrapped in inertia, and the goons of the ruling party are playing havoc.
(1) have reached troublesome                  (2) has reached a troubled                  (3) had reached a terrible
(4) has reached a terrible                  (5) No correction required

Q13. Most people see the RBI’s measures as to little, to late, and largely ineffective, arguing that it shouldn’t try and defend the rupee.
(1) too little, to late                  (2) too little, too late                  (3) to little, too late                  (4) neither little nor late
(5) No correction required

Q14. A higher exchange rate will cause Indians to choose locally made goods because the foreign ones are now more expensive, and make our exports cheaper.
(1) locally made goods because the foreign                  (2) local made goods because the foreign one
(3) local made good because the foreign one                  (4) locally made good because the foreign one
(5) No correction required

Q15. I have read these news yesterday.
(1) have read this news                  (2) read these news                  (3) read this news                  (4) have read that news
(5) No correction required.

Answers

1) 3; replace ‘ each other’ with ‘ one another’
2) 1; delete ‘ of ‘ used after ‘ comprise ‘
3) 5
4) 4; replace ‘on ‘ with ‘ against ‘
5) 3; replace ‘ is ‘ with ‘ are ‘
6) 4
7) 3
8) 2
9) 2
10)5
11)1
12)4
13)2
14)5
15)3

Computer Quiz

Q1. Digital Camera is an?

a)Input Device                  b)Output Device                  c)Storage Device                  d)Controller Device                 e)None of these

Q2. Which of the following is not a web browser?

a)Mozilla                   b)IE                   c)CE                   d)Opera                   e)Safari

Q3. The backspace key is most often used to?

a)Delete a character to the right of the cursor                  b)Delete a character to the left of the cursor

c)Delete a character above the cursor                  d)Delete a character below the cursor                  e)None of these

Q4. Which of the following keyboard shortcuts is used to view the properties of a selected object?

a)Alt + Space                  b)Ctrl + Space                     c)Alt + Enter                  d)Ctrl + Enter                     e)None of these

Q5. Which of the following is a data – entry device?

a)Barcode Reader                  b)MICR                   c)OMR                   d)OCR                  e)All of the above

Q6. Adwords is an————-

a)Advertising Service by Microsoft                  b)Advertising Service by Google                  c)Advanced Search Engine                  d)Automatic words Search Engine by Yahoo                  e)Advertising Service by Yahoo

Q7. System Software includes which of the following?

a)Linkers                  b)Debuggers                  c)Loaders                  d)Compilers                  e)All the above

Q8. Which of the following is / are the functions of operating system?

a)Memory Management                b)Access to I/O devices                c)Controlled Access to files                  d)All the above           e)None of these

Q9. Each Web address is actually a series of numbers, which is usually called as————

a)Domain Name                  b)URL                  c)http                  d)HTML                  e)IP address

Q10. Which of the following is the short-cut key to close an active tab of a browser?

a)Alt + F4                   b)Ctrl + C                   c)Ctrl + F4                   d)Shift + C                   e)Ctrl + W

Answers

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