# Quiz – 157

### Quant Quiz

Q1.Successive discounts of 10%, 20% and 50% will be equivalent to a single discount of
(1) 36%            (2) 64%            (3) 80%            (4) 56%            (5) None of these

Q2.A retailer offers the following discount schemes for buyers on an article.
I.Two successive discounts of 10%
II.A discount of 12% followed by a discount of 8%
III. Successive discounts of 15% and 5 %,.
IV. A discount of 20%.
The selling price will be minimum under the scheme
(1) I             (2) II            (3) III            (4) IV             (5) None of these

Q3.A mixture contains 80% acid and rest water. Part of the mixture that should be removed and replaced by same amount of water to make the ratio of acid and water 4 : 3 is
(1) 1/3 rd            (2) 3/7 rd            (3) 2/3 rd            (4) 2/7 rd            (5) None of these

Q4.An employer reduces the number of his employees in the ratio 9 : 8 and increase their wages in the ratio 14 : 15 If the original wage bill was Rs. 18,900, find the ratio in which the wage bill is decreased.
(1) 20 : 21            (2) 21 : 20            (3) 20 : 19            (4) 19 : 21            (5) None of these

Q5.The batting average for 40 innings of a cricketer is 50 runs. His highest score exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. The highest score of the player is
(1) 165            (2) 170            (3) 172            (4) 174            (5) None of these

Q6.A and B are two alloys of gold and copper prepared by mixing metals in the ratio 7 : 2 and 7 : 11 respectively. If equal quantities of the alloys are melted to form a third alloy C, the ratio of gold and copper in C will be
(1) 5 : 7              (2) 5 : 9              (3) 7 : 5              (4) 9 : 5              (5) None of these

Q7.In a laboratory, tow bottles contain mixture of acid and water in the ratio 2:5 in  the first bottle and 7 : 3 in the second. The ratio in which the contents of these two bottles be mixed such that the new mixture has acid and water in the ratio 2 : 3 is
(1) 4 : 15               (2) 9 : 8               (3) 21 : 8              (4) 1 : 2              (5) None of these

Q8.The average of three numbers is 154. The first number is twice the second and the second number is twice the third. The first numbers is
(1) 264                (2) 132              (3) 88              (4) 66              (5) None of these

Q9.The average salary of all the staff in an office of a corporate house is Rs. 5 ,000. The average salary of the officers is Rs. 14, 000 and that of the rest is Rs. 4,000. If the total number of staff is 500, the number of officers is
(1) 10              (2) 15              (3) 25              (4) 50              (5) None of these

Q10.The average marks of 40 students in an English exam is 72. Later it is found that three marks 64,62 and 84  were wrongly entered as 68, 65 and 73. The average after mistakes were rectified is
(1) 70              (2) 72              (3) 71.9              (4) 72.1              (5) None of these

1.2          2.4          3.4          4.2          5.4           6.3          7.3          8.1           9.4          10.4

### Reasoning Quiz

Directions (Q.1- 5) Some statements are given followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the following conclusions if any, follow from the given statements:

Q1. Statements:
All Girls are idiots. Some idiots are not men. Some men are women. No men is girl.
Conclusion :
(i) Some men are idiots              (ii) Some women being girl is a possibility              (iii) Some women are definitely not girls
1) Only (i) follow              2) Only (ii) or (iii) follow              3) Only (i) or (ii) follow              4) All follow              5) None of these

Q2. Statements:
Some cows are pots. No pots are cups. Some cups are not cows. Some caps are cows.
Conclusion :
(i) Some cups are definitely not caps              (ii) Some cups being cap is a possibility              (iii) Some caps are not pots
1) Only (i) follow              2) Only (ii) and (iii) follow              3) Only (i) and (ii) follow              4) All follow              5) None of these

Q3. Statements:
All list are columns. All columns are new. No list is common. Some columns are not common
Conclusion :
(i) Some columns being common is a possibility                  (ii) All common being column is a possibility
(iii) Some common is definitely not new
1) Only (i) follow              2) Only (ii) and (iii) follow              3) Only (i) and (ii) follow              4) All follow              5) None of these

Q4. Statements:
All Girls are idots. Some idots are not men . Some men are women. No men is girl.
Conclusion :
(i) Some idiots are definitely not men.              (ii) All men being Idiot is a possibility.              (iii) Some women being girl is a possibility.
1) Only (i) follow              2) Only (ii) or (iii) follow              3) Only (i) or (ii) follow              4) All follow              5) None of these

Q5. Statements:
All list are columns. All columns are new. No list is common. Some columns are not common
Conclusion :
(i) Some common are definitely new              (ii) All common being new is a possibility
(iii) All column being common is a possibilty
1) Only (i) follow              2) Only (ii) or (iii) follow              3) Only (i) or (ii) follow              4) All follow              5) None of these

Directions(Q.6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, \$ and * are used with the following meaning as illustrated below.
‘A @ B’ means ‘A Is not smaller than B’
‘A # B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’
‘A % B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor greater than B’
‘A \$ B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’
‘A * B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’
Give answer 1) : If only conclusion 1 is true
Give answer 2) : If only conclusion 2 is true
Give answer 3) : If either conclusion 1 or 2 is true
Give answer 4) : If neither conclusion 1 nor 2 is true
Give answer 5) : If both conclusions 1 and 2 are true

Q6. Statements: M%N, N\$O, O*P, K\$L, L*M
Conclusion : (i) P#K              (ii) N#K

Q7. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion : (i) A*F              (ii) D@F

Q8. Statements: D@E, B#C, C%D, E*F, A#B
Conclusion : (i) A@F              (ii) A*F

Q9. Statements: X@Y, V\$W, U*V, W*X, Y%Z
Conclusion : (i) X#U              (ii)Z@U

Q10. Statements: K\$L, L*M, M%N, N\$O, O*P
Conclusion : (i) N%K              (ii) P#K

Directions (Q.11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions asked:
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line words and number, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is the illustration of input and re-arrangement-
Input  : 278 cuddle 512 clumsy common 125 cup 374
Step I  : 512 278 cuddle clumsy common 125 374 cup
Step II : 374 512 278 clumsy common 125 cup cuddle
Step III: 278 374 512 clumsy 125 cup cuddle common
Step IV : 125 278 374 512 cup cuddle common clumsy
This is the final arrangement and step IV is the last step for this input
Input: 285 ace joker 346 clubs 264 diamonds spades 624 125 hearts 341.

Q11. What will be the IVth step for the above input?
1)  There will be no such step
2) 341 346 624 285 ace clubs 264 diamonds spades joker hearts.
3) 264 285 341 346 624 ace 125 spades joker hearts diamonds clubs.
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

Q12. Which of the following will be 6th from the left hand side in step V of the above arrangement?
1) ace              2) 125              3) 624              4) spades              5) None of these

Q13. How many steps would be required to complete the arrangement?
1) 5              2) 6              3) 8              4) 7              5) Can’t be determined

Q14. Which of the following will be 6th from the right hand side in step II of the above arrangement?
1) 264              2) diamonds              3) hearts              4) 125              5) None of these

Q15. If Step V of a certain input is : 341 241 238 222 113 act catch duration necessary time, then what will be the Input ?
1) None of these                 2) 222 238 act necessary 113 time 241 catch duration 341
3) 222 act necessary 238 113 241 time catch 341 duration               4) 238 222 necessary act time 241 113 catch 341 duration
5) Can not be determined

1. 2            2.  5            3.  3            4.  4            5.  5            6.  5            7.  4            8.  3            9.  1            10. 2         11. 5         12. 1
13. 2           14. 2          15. 5

### English Quiz

Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions which follow:
A. To avoid this, the QWERTY layout put the keys most likely to be hit in rapid succession on opposite sides. This made the keyboard slow the story goes, but that was the idea.
B. A different layout, which had been patented by August Dvorak in 1936, was shown to be much
faster.
C. The QWERTY design (patented by Christopher Sholes in 1868 and sold to Remington in 1873) aimed to solve a mechanical problem of early typewriters.
D. Yet the Dvorak layout has never been widely adopted, even though (with electric typewriters and then PCs) the anti-jamming rational for QWERTY has been defunct for years.
E. When certain combinations of keys were struck quickly, the type bars often jammed.

Q1. Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) B              (c) C              (d) D              (e) E

Q2.Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND after rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) B              (c) D              (d) E              (e) c

Q3.Which of the following sentences should be the THIRD after rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) B              (c) C              (d) D              (e) E

Q4. Which of the following sentence would be the FOURth rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) B              (c) C              (d) D                (e) E

Q5.Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH (Last) after rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) C              (c) D              (d) E              (e) B

Directions (6-10): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions which follow:
1. The celebrations of economic recovery in Washington may be as premature as that
‘Mission Accomplished’ banner hung on the USS Abraham Lincoln to hail the end of the Iraq war.
2. Meanwhile, in the real world, the struggles of families and communities continue unabated.
3. Washington responded to the favourable turn in economic news with enthusiasm.
4. The celebrations and high-fives up and down Pennsylvania Avenue are not to be found beyond
the Beltway.
5. When the third quarter GDP showed growth of 7.2% and the monthly unemployment rate dipped
to six per cent euphoria gripped the US capital.

Q(6) Which of the following sentences should be the THIRD after rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) B              (c) C              (d) D              (e) E

Q(7) Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
(a) C              (b) B              (c) D              (d) A              (e) E

Q(8) Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH after rearrangement?
(a) C              (b) E              (c) A              (d) D              (e) B

Q(9) Which of the following sentences should be the FOURTH after rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) C              (c) B              (d) E              (e) D

Q(10) Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND after rearrangement?
(a) A              (b) D              (c) B              (d) C              (e) E

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

### Computer Quiz

Q1.One megabyte equals approximately
a)1,000 bits               b)1,000 bytes               c)1 million bytes               d)1 million bits              e)2,000 bytes

Q2.The primary goal of a computer system is to turn data into
a)Ideas               b)Suggestions               c)Information               d)Reports               e)None of these

Q3.Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo-editing are examples of:
a)Application software                b)System software                c)Operating system software               d)Platform software
e)None of these

Q4.A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a /an………………
a)Interpreter               b)Simulator              c)Complier               d)Commander              e)None of these

Q5.All of the following are examples of input devices EXCEPT a:
a)Scanner               b)Mouse               c)Keyboard               d)Printer               e)None of these

Q6.The motherboard, the connection points for chips are referred to as ____?
a)Slots                b)Sockets               c)Ports               d)Lines               e)None of these

Q7.File extensions are used in order to _____?
a)Name the file               b)Ensure the filename is not lost              c)Identify the file               d)Identify the file type              e)None

Q8.In order to tell Excel that we are entering a formula in a cell, the user must begin with an operator,such as _____?
a)\$               b)@               c)=               d)#               e)None of these

Q9.A light-sensitive device that converts drawing, printed text or other image into digital form is ____?
a)Key board               b)Plotter               c)Scanner               d)OMR               e)None of these

Q10.……means to enlarge a window to its maximum area so that it will fill entire desktop?
a)Maximize               b)Zoom               c)Enlarge               d)Extend               e)None of these