Quiz – 134

Quiz – 134

Quant Quiz

Q1.What is the difference between the compound interests on Rs. 5000 for 1.5 years at 4% per annum compounded yearly and half-yearly?
(1)Rs. 2.04                     (2)Rs. 3.06                   (3)Rs. 4.80                   (4)Rs. 8.30                   (5)none of these

Q2.The compound interest on Rs. 30,000 at 7% per annum is Rs. 4347. The period (in years) is:
(1)2                     (2)5                     (3)8                     (4)2.5                    (5) none of these

Q3.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

Q4.The length of a rectangular plot is 20 metres more than its breadth. If the cost of fencing the plot @ 26.50 per metre is Rs. 5300, what is the length of the plot in metres?
(1)40                     (2)50                   (3)120                     (4)Data inadequate                   (5)None of these

Q5.In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘CORPORATION’ be arranged so that the vowels always come together?
(1)810                     (2)1440                   (3)2880                     (4)50400                   (5)5760

Q6.In how many ways can the letters of the word ‘LEADER’ be arranged?
(1)720                    (2)360                     (3)840                     (4)368                    (5) none of these

Q7.Tickets numbered 1 to 20 are mixed up and then a ticket is drawn at random. What is the probability that the ticket drawn has a number which is a multiple of 3 or 5?
(1)9/20                    (2)5/4                     (3)8/7                     (4)2/9                    (5)none of these

Directions (Q’s 8-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I ,II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read the question and statements

Q8.What is the area of the hall?
I Material cost of flooring per square metre is Rs. 2.50                   II Labour cost of flooring the hall is Rs. 3500
III Total cost of flooring the hall is Rs. 14,500.
(1)I and II only                    (2)II and III only                    (3) All I, II and III                   (4)Any two of the three                    (5)none of these

Q9.What is the area of a right-angled triangle?
I The perimeter of the triangle is 30 cm.                   II The ratio between the base and the height of the triangle is 5 : 12.
IIIThe area of the triangle is equal to the area of a rectangle of length 10 cm.
(1)I and II only                    (2)II and III only                    (3)I and III only                   (4)III, and either I or II only                   (5) none of these

Q10.In a cricket team, the average age of eleven players in 28 years. What is the age of the captain?
I The captain is eleven years older than the youngest player.
IIThe average age of 10 players, other than the captain is 27.3 years.
III aving aside the captain and the youngest player, the average ages of three groups of three players each are 25 years, 28 years and 30 years respectively.
(1)Any two of the three                 (2)All I, II and III                 (3)II only or I and III only                (4)II and III only              (5)None of these

Answers

1. 1              2.1              3.2              4.5              5.4              6.2              7.1              8.3              9.1              10.3

 

Reasoning Quiz

Directions : These questions are based on the following information.
In a board meeting of officers there were eight members, whose names are Aman, Baman, Chaman, Dhawan, Gagan, Magan, Naman, Pawan. Following information is about their sitting arrangement around a rectangular table on which three persons sit on the each longer side and one sits on the each smaller side.
1. There are two head officers and they sit on the single sides of the table. Dhawan and Pawan are not near Aman.
2. Magan sits on the corner of the longer side.
3. Gagan is diagonally opposite to Magan.
4. There is only one person between Gagan and Chaman
5. Baman is the head officer. He sits near Chaman, who is diagonally opposite to Naman.
6. Magan and Baman are not adjacent. Pawan is 3rd left of Gagan and he is not head officer.
7. Aman sits on the middle of longer side.

Q1. Who is in front of Pawan?
1) Aman                    2) Magan                    3) Naman                    4) Gagan                    5) Dhawan

Q2. Who is the second head other than Baman?
1) Magan                    2) Dhawan                    3) Pawan                    4) Aman                    5) Naman

Q3. Who are these three persons who sit on the same side?
1) Gagan, Aman, Dhawan               2) Chaman, Pawan, Gagan                    3) Naman, Aman, Chaman.                   4) Aman, Naman, Gagan                   5) Can’t be determined

Q4. Who is between Dhawan and Gagan?
1) Aman, Pawan                    2) Aman, Naman                    3) Naman, Magan                   4) Aman, Magan                    5) Magan, Pawan

Q5. What is the sitting position of Pawan?
1) 2nd left of Magan                2) 3rd right of Aman                3) diagonally opposite of Gagan            4) 2nd right of Dhawan
5) 2nd left of Chaman

Directions : Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.
Statements: Some preferences in India are based on patriarchal customs and traditions and the patrilineal form of inheritance, where the inheritance is obtained through the common male ancestors and the sons inherit more than the daughters. Among the Hindus, it is largely believed that only a son can light the funeral pyre and offer prayers to ancestors, that the son remains a part of the family whereas the daughter becomes a part of another family, that Kanyadaan (giving away of a daughter in marriage) is a necessary spiritual obligation, and that only a son can provide old-age security.

Q6. Which of the following can be an assumption in the above passage?
1) India has a patriarchal society.                   2) In Indian families, females are persecuted.                   3) All the daughters are not given away in marriage.
4) Those families which beget no son face social opprobrium.                   5) None of these

Q7. Which of the following statements weakens the idea expressed in the above passage?
1) Today many girls in India are opting for love marriage.
2) Women in India are largely uneducated and backward in outlook.
3) Modern girls are highly educated and they have demolished most of the traditional myths that girls are inferior to boys.
4) There are still many pockets of India where discrimination against girls is rampant.
5) None of these

Q8. Which of the following can be an inference from the above passage?
1) The traditions of the Hindus are very discriminatory against women as compared to what is in practice in Islam.
2) Kanyadaan is a mandatory process for all Hindu households.
3) There are many customs and traditions among the Hindus which weaken the position of women in India.
4) Women are themselves responsible for their inferior position in the Indian society.
5) None of these

Q9. Which of the following statements strengthens the idea expressed in the above passage?
1) Despite all legal efforts, the position of women in Indian society is very low.
2) Besides traditionally bestowed low position to women in India, khap panchayats and frequent fatwas issued by Ulemas add to the discomfiture of women.
3) While the north-eastern and southern parts of India are matrilineal, rest of the country is patrilineal.
4) The Hindus are more traditional than the people belonging to other religions.
5) None of these

Q10. Statement: Every holy river in India is going to lose its holiness and the percentage of pollution is only increasing in spite of spending millions of rupees for its treatment by the government.
Which of the following can be an inference of the above statement?
1) The government is not serious about cleaning rivers in India.
2) Pollution divests rivers of their holiness.
3) India is using polluted river water for drinking purposes.
4) India is averse to seeking overseas technical help for cleaning its rivers.
5) None of these

Answers
  1. 1; Aman is in front of Pawan.
  2. 2; Dhawan is the second host.
  3. 4; Aman, Naman, and Gagan sit on the same side.
  4. 2; Aman and Naman sit between Dhawan and Gagan.
  5. 4; Pawan is 2nd right to Dhawan.
  6. 1
  7. 3
  8. 3
  9. 2
  10. 1

 

English Quiz

Directions: In each sentence below four words have been printed in bold which are numbered 1), 2), 3) and 4). One of these words may be misspelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the wrongly spelt or inappropriate words. The number of that word is the answer. If all four words are correctly spelt and appropriate the answer is 5), ie ‘All correct.’

Q1. You will find their homes adourned 1)/ with pictures of Hindu deities 2)/ and their immense respect for Hindu gods and goddesses even 3)/ when their religious practices are Islamic 4)/. All correct 5).

Q2. Oppressive working conditions have 1)/ steadily improved in the last 6 months 2)/, but more must be done to reduce 3)/ the amount of overtime that employees work. 4)/ All correct 5).

Q3. If Shreya could seen 1)/ the powerful women 2)/ in her party now 3)/, she would probably be tickled 4)/. All correct 5).

Q4. Obviously, this goes way 1)/, way deeper than 2)/ social awkwordness 3)/ or inept phraseology. 4)/ All correct 5).

Q5. The musical faternity 1)/ at large does not feel it necessary to give karnatik music, 2)/ especially its compositional forms, 3)/ a purely aesthetic thought. 4)/ All correct 5).

Directions: Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A) In the forest, a pair of leopards are said to have destroyed 50 watermelons in a field in one night.
B) While most of them are carnivores, a few are exceptions like eating giant pandas.
C) Carnivores are meat-eaters.
D) Crocodiles aren’t the only carnivores to eat fruit, Jackals eat peanuts, dates and jamun.
E) The distinguishing character is not what they eat but the presence of claws, canines, and molars.
F) But the scientific classification of life forms includes an order of mammals called carnivora , a huge group of weasels, civets, dogs, cats, bears, mongooses and seals.
G) Brown palm civets live on a predominantly fruit diet, earning it the distinction of being one of the most frugivorous carnivores in the world, Frugivorous carnivore sounds like a contradiction.

Q6. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A                    2) D                    3) E                    4) G                    5) B

Q7. Which of the following would be the Last (SEVENTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) B                    2) C                    3) E                    4) A                    5) F

Q8. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) F                    2) D                    3) A                    4) C                    5) G

Q9. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) B                    2) E                    3) A                    4) F                    5) C

Q10. Which of the following would be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A                    2) D                    3) B                    4) E                    5) C

Answer & Explanation
  1. 1; The correct spelling is adorned.

 

  1. 5; No error

 

  1. 1; Replace ‘seen’ with ‘see’

 

  1. 3; The correct spelling is awkwardness.

 

  1. 1; The correct spelling is fraternity.

 

6-10: 

D A G C F E B


6.4

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 1

 

Computer Quiz

Q1. A(n) ________ is a special visual and audio effect applied in Powerpoint to text or content.
1) animation                   2) flash                   3) wipe                   4) dissolve                   5) None of these

Q2. The piece of hardware that converts your computer’s digital signal to an analog signal that can travel over telephone lines is called a
1) red wire                   2) blue cord                   3) tower                   4) modem                   5) None of these

Q3. A ________ is the term used when a search engine returns a Web page that matches the search criteria.
1) blog                   2) hit                   3) link                   4) view                   5) success

Q4. When the pointer is positioned on a ________ , it is shaped like a hand.
1) Grammar error                   2) Formatting error                   3) Screen Tip                   4) Spelling error                   5) Hyperlink

Q5. To reload a Web page, press the ________ button.
1) Redo                   2) Reload                   3) Restore                   4) Ctrl                   5) Refresh

Q6. If you want to connect to your own computer through the Internet from another location, you can use
1) e-mail                   2) FTP                   3) instant message                   4) Telnet                   5) None of these

Q7. Which ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards?
1) BUS                   2) CPU                   3) USB                   4) MIDI                   5) MINI

Q8. The ________ folder retains copies of messages that you have started but are not yet ready to send.
1) Drafts                   2) Outbox                   3) Address Book                   4) Sent Items                   5) Inbox

Q9. Help menu is available at which button?
1) End                   2) Start                   3) Turnoff                   4) Restart                   5) Reboot

Q10. What displays the contents of the active cell in Excel?
1) Namebox                   2) Row Headings                   3) Formulabar                   4) Taskpane                   5) None of these

Answers

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

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