Quiz – 148

Quiz – 148

Quant Quiz

Q1.A shopkeeper mixes two types of wheat, each costing Rs. 45/kg and Rs. 58/kg, so that by selling the resultant mixture at Rs. 55/kg, he makes a profit of 10%. In which ratio did he mix them?
(1) 3:10                   (2) 1:1                   (3) 8:5                 (4) 2:7                 (5) None of these

Q2.Price of an article increases by 25%. By what percent should its consumption be reduced so that there is no change in expenditure?
(1) 20%                   (2) 25%                   (3) 33.335                 (4) 10%                   (5) None of these

Q3.A and B can complete a work in 20 days and 60 days working alone. In how many days can they complete the work, working together?
(1) 12 days                   (2) 30 days                  (3) 15 days                  (4) 80 days                    (5) 40 days

Q4.Two numbers are in ratio of 3:5. If the first number is doubled while second number is increased by 20, the new ratio is 2:3. Find the sum of the initial numbers?
(1) 40                   (2) 50                   (3) 64                 (4) 7                   (5) None of these

Q5.In how many ways a team of 5 members, comprising of 3 boys, be selected from a group of 7 boys and 3 girls?
(1) 70                   (2) 105                   (3) 540                   (4) 14                   (5) None of these

Q6.In how many ways can the letters of the word PAPAYA be arranged?
(1) 60                   (2) 120                   (3) 360                   (4) 720                   (5) None of these

Q7.Find the difference between compound interest and simple interest on Rs. 15000 at 20% per annum compounded yearly for 2 years?
(1) Rs. 400                   (2) Rs. 500                  (3) Rs. 600                  (4) Rs. 750                   (5) Rs. 1000

Q8.If selling price of 40 articles is same as cost price of 50 articles, then find the profit/loss %?
(1) 20% loss                  (2) 20% profit                  (3) 25% loss                  (4) 25% profit                  (5) None of these

Directions (9-10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q9.5,    7,    11,    13,    17,    19,    ?
(1) 23                   (2) 21                   (3) 25                   (4) 29                 (5) None of these

Q10.2,    6,    12,     20,    30,    42,   ?
(1) 50                   (2) 56                   (3) 63                   (4) 75                   (5) None of these


1.3           2.1           3.3           4.1          5.2       6.1         7.3             8.4           9.1           10.2


Reasoning Quiz

Q1. In a certain code ‘CAREFUL’ is written as ‘SBDDMVG’. How is ‘SECURED’ written in that code?
(1) DFTVEFS                   (2) DFTTEFS                   (3) BDRTEFS                  (4) DFTTCDQ                   (5) None of these

Q2. W walked 30 m towards North, took a left turn and walked 20 m. He again took a left turn and walked 30 m. How far is he from the starting point?
(1) 30 m                  (2) 50 m                  (3) 80 m                 (4) Cannot be determined                 (5) None of these

Q3. Among P, Q, R, S and T each having a different weight, R is heavier than only T. P is lighter than only S. Who among is the third heaviest?
(1) Q                  (2) R                  (3) S                 (4) Data inadequate                 (5) None of these

Q4. Pointing to a boy, Rina said, “He is the only child of my father’s only brother”. How is the boy related to Rina? 
(1) Brother                  (2) Cousin brother                 (3) Uncle                 (4) Data inadequate                  (5) None of these

Q5. If it is possible to make only one meaningful English word with the second, the fourth, the seventh and the ninth letters of the word ADMINISTER using each letter only once in each word, which of the following will be the third letter of that word? If no such word can be made, give ‘X’ as the answer and if more than one such word can be made, give ‘Y’ as the answer.
(1) D                  (2) I                  (3) E                 (4) X                  (5)Y

Directions: (Q. 6-10): In each question below a statement is given followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a practicable and feasible step or administrative decision to be taken for follow-up, improvement, or further action with regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follows(s). 
Give answer—
1) If only I follows.                   2) If only II follows.                 3) If either I or II follows.                 4) If neither I nor II follows.
5) If both I and II follow.

Q6. Statement: The Indian cricket team reached in final matches of the previous six major tournaments, but failed to win even a single tournament.
Courses of action:
I. The team should change its coach.                 II. The Indian cricket board should set up a committee to find out the reasons.

Q7. Statement: In the road accidents the pillion riders are getting more head injuries than the driver. 
Courses of action:
I. Pillion riders should also wear helmet.
II. Government should increase the number of speed breakers for slow speed.

Q8. Statement: Now-a-days, the number of suicide cases is on the rise.
Courses of action:
I. We should change our education system, where the people can learn the basic values of life.
II. Mostly the suicides are seen in youngsters due to stress. Parents should arrange for multiple hobby classes for their children.

Q9. Statement: The government is worried by the sudden collapse of an under construction bridge, leading to death of 34 people and injuries to many.
Courses of action:
I. The government should set up an inquiry committee to investigate the reasons for collapse
II. The authorities should shift the injured people to the hospital and clear the debris to see if someone is trapped.

Q10. Statement: Two third or even more of the world’s polar bears will disappear by 2050 due to shrinking Summer Sea ice, even under moderate projections caused by greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Courses of action:
I. We should control environmental pollution by reducing the emission of greenhouse gases and make people aware of effects of greenhouse gases through media.
II. Shift the polar bears to the other parts of the world, like Antarctica, where thick layer of ice is available.

Answer & Explanation

1. 2
2. 5
3. 1
4. 2
5. 5, Second, fourth, seventh and the ninth letters of the word ADMINISTRATION are D, I, S and E respectively. The words that can be made using them are : SIDE
and DIES.
6. 2; I is not a practical course of action. II follows, as enquiry is the norm after every failures/incidents.
7. 1; I is right course of action as it will protect pillion riders but II will solve one question and create another problem.
8. 4; Both of the courses of action do not address the problem. It cannot be explained how values of life of multiple hobby classes can stop people from committing suicide.
9. 5; I follows as in the case of question no. II also follows as rescue efforts are the first step in such incidents.
10. 1; I follows as this is the only way to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. II does not follow because it is neither practical nor possible.


English Quiz

Directions: 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 meaningfully complete.
Brands are about relationships. Until now, the brand owner controlled most of the messaging on the brand in this owner consumer relationship. The consumer participated in the relationship through …(1)… the messaging and parting with his/her hard earned money for the promise of the brand. But now, in the social media world, all that is changing. The very fabric of the relationship has altered because the control of the messaging is no longer the monopoly of the firm. Social media is voluntary communication with people, community and society that …(2)… to all. People have always had a basic hunger to connect and reconnect. The Internet gave them a great opportunity and social media, combined with omnipresent mobile phones, has …(3)… this hunger. Social media helps people reconnect the dots in their life. It enables them to …(4)… in touch with what’s happening in the lives of people who matter to them. It allows them to voluntarily express their views on what they like, what they dislikeand what they want. It helps them create, control and contribute to a body of …(5)….

Q1. 1) achieving                 2) implementing                  3) emphasizing                  4) misinterpreting                 5) comprehending

Q2. 1) matters                 2) overlooks                 3) abstracts                 4) realises                  5) connect

Q3. 1) stuffed                 2) objected                 3) fuelled                 4) killed                 5) enticed

Q4. 1) assist                 2) abet                  3) hold                  4) stay                 5) leave

Q5. 1) continuation                 2) knowledge                 3) ineptness                  4) conception                 5) extensive

Directions (Q. 6–10) : Rearrange the following five sentence (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) It has emerged as the number one killer in both urban and rural areas of the country.
(B) The results are also surprising because about 25 per cent of deaths in the age group of 25- 69 years occur because of heart diseases.
(C) Preliminary results from the largest study, yet to find out the exact causes of mortality in India, have revealed that heart ailments take most lives in both urban and rural areas.
(D) Largest-ever study of deaths shows heart ailments have replaced communicable diseases as the biggest killer in rural and urban India.
(E) These results indicate a reversal in disease patterns in the country from communicable diseases to non- communicable or lifestyle diseases.

Q6. Which of the following would be the ‘SECOND’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) C                  2) A                  3) E                  4) D                  5) B

Q7. Which of the following would be the ‘FOURTH’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) A                  2) B                  3) C                  4) D                  5) E

Q8. Which of the following would be the ‘FIRST’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) D                  2) B                  3) E                  4) A                  5) C

Q9. Which of the following would be the ‘THIRD’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) E                  2) A                  3) C                  4) B                  5) D

Q10. Which of the following would be the ‘LAST (FIFTH)’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) C                  2) A                  3) D                  4) B                  5) E


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


Computer Quiz

Q1.Which of the following are computers that can be carried around easily?
a)Minicomputers                 b)Supercomputers                 c)PCs                 d)Laptops                 e)None of these

Q2.The basic goal of computer process is to convert data into
a)files                 b)tables                 c)information                 d)graphs                 e)None of these

Q3.Which of the following refers to the fastest, biggest and most expensive computers ?
a)Personal Computers                 b)Supercomputers                 c)Laptops                 d)Notebooks                 e)None of these

Q4.A central computer that holds collections of data and programs for many PCs, workstations and other computers is a(n)….
a)supercomputer                 b)minicomputer                 c)laptop                 d)server                 e)None of these

Q5.A ………. is an electronic device that process data, converting it into information. 
a)computer                 b)processor                 c)case                 d)stylus                 e)None of these

Q6.Portable computer, also known as laptop computer, weighing between 4 and 10 pounds is called
a)general-purpose application                 b)Internet                 c)scanner                 d)printer                 e)notebook computer

Q7.A computer system is?
a)hardware                 b)software                 c)peripheral devices                 d)All of these                 e)None of these

Q8.A personal computer is designed to meet the computing needs of a (n)?
a)individual                 b)department                 c)company                 d)city                 e)None of these

Q9.Ctrl, shift and alt are called _________ keys. 
a)adjustment                 b)function                 c)modifier                 d)alphanumeric                 e)None of these

Q10.A computer used at supermarkets, departmental stores and restaurant etc is called ______ terminal.
a)POS                 b)Dumb                 c)Intelligent                 d)Smart                 e)calculating


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

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