# Quiz – 179

### Quant Quiz

Q1.A man sells his table clock for Rs. 144. If his percentage of profit is equal to his cost price, then the cost price of the watch is:
(a) Rs. 90                (b) Rs. 85                (c) Rs. 80                (d) Rs. 75                (e) Rs. 64

Q2.An article when sold for Rs. 200 fetches 25 percent profit, What would be the percentage profit/loss if 6 such articles are sold for Rs. 1056?
(a) 10% loss                (b) 10% profit                (c) 5% loss                (d) 5% profit                (e) None

Q3.Ben purchased 125 stools at the rate of Rs. 120 per stool. The transport expenditure was @ Rs. 10 for 5 stool. He paid an octroi @ Rs. 2 per stool and coolie charges were Rs. 250. What should be the selling price of each stool, if he wants profit of 10%?
(a) Rs. 125                 (b) Rs. 145                (c) Rs. 150                (d) Rs. 140                (e) None

Q4.If the selling price is doubled, the profit triples. The profit per cent is
(a) 662/3% gain                (b) 150%                (c) 100%                (d) 120%                (e) None

Q5.A person purchased an article at 9/10 th of its selling price and sold it at 8% more than its selling price. His gain per cent is
(a) 8                (b) 12                (c) 20                (d) 15                (e) 16

Q6.If 4/7 of a piece of work is completed in 7/4 days, in how many days can rest of the work be completed?
(a) 7/3                (b) 3/7                (c) 21/16                (d) 21                 (e) 16/21

Q7.Mukesh, Anil and Sumit are three civil engineers. Mukesh can design a plan of a multi-storeyed apartment in 5 hours and Anil in 4 hours alone. Three together can do it in 2 hours. In what time can Sumit do it alone?
(a) 7 hours                (b) 15 hours                (c) 20 hours                (d) 18 hours                (e) 12 hours

Q8.P can do a job in 3 days, Q can do 3 times that job in 8 days and R can do 5 times that job in 12 days. If all of them work together, they will finish one job in:
(a) 120/47 days                (b) 8/9 days                (c) 3 days                (d) 2 (1/2) days                (e) Data insufficient

Q9.Miti and Aditi can do a piece of work in 45 days and 40 days respectively. They began to work together but miti leaves after ‘x’ days and Aditi finished the rest of the work in (x + 14) days. After how many days did Miti leave?
(a) 19                (b) 11                (c) 9                (d) 12                (e) 10

Q10.A can do a piece of work in 2 (1/2) days which ‘B’ can do in 3 (1/2) days. If A’s wages are Rs. 50 per week and B’s wages are Rs. 42.50 per week, what Approximate  ‘A’ would have charged for doing work for which B received Rs. 340.?
(a) Rs. 300                (b) Rs. 360                (c) Rs. 286                (d) Rs. 320                (e) Rs. 420

Answers

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

### Reasoning Quiz

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions :
Six flags Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Black and White are hanged in different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered I and the floor above it is numbered II and so on and the topmost floor is numbered VI. Green flag is immediately above Blue. Yellow is below Black and White. Blue flag is not on the I floor. Yellow is between Black and Green. Black flag is not on the topmost floor.

Q1. Who among the following flag is on the topmost floor ?
1) Black                 2) Red                 3) Either Black or Red                4) Green                 5) None of these

Q2. How many flags are there between Red and Blue ?
1) One                 2) Two                 3) Three                 4) None                 5) None of these

Q3. How many flags are there below Green flag ?
1) None                 2) One                 3) Two                 4) Three                 5) None of these

Directions : The following questions are based on the diagram given below :

I) Hexagon represents hocky players.
II) Triangle represent cricket players.
III) Square represent Writers.

Q4. Who among the following represents hockey players and writers but not cricket players ?
1) E, G                 2) E, F                 3) E, D                 4) F, D                 5) None of these

Q5. Who among the following represents cricket players and hockey players both ?
1) A, I                 2) A, G                 3) B, C                 4) B, D                 5) None of these

Q6. Who among the following is neither cricket player nor hockey player ?
1) G                 2) E                 3) F                 4) D                 5) None of these

Q7. Who among the following is neither writer nor cricket player ?
1) I, F                 2) C, B                 3) B, E                 4) J, I                 5) None of these

Q8. ‘A’ represents which of the following ?
1) Hockey player                 2) Cricket player                 3) Writer                 4) Cricket player and writer
5) Cricket player and hockey player

Q9. P moves 10 km towards the East, turns right walks 2 km, turns right and covers a distance of 4 km. P again turns left. After covering a distance of 5 km, he again turns to right and covers a distance of 6 km. In which direction is P with respect to the starting point ?
1) North                   2) South                  3) South–East                  4) South–West                 5) None of these

Answer & Explanation

1-5:

I – Red

II – Blue

III – Green

IV – Yellow

V – Black

VI – White

1. 5; White

2. 4;

3. 3; Two flags

4. 2;

5. 3;

6. 1;

7. 4;

8. 2;

### English Quiz

Directions (1-5) Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should replace the word/phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correct is required, make (5) as the answer.

Q1. The robbers, who robbed the central bank of USA have left some lose and that have been intriguing investigators probing the case.
a) left some loosened endings              b) been leaving some loosening ends             c) leave some lose ends
d) left some loose ends                 e) No correction required

Q2. According to the auditors, the fund used in the scheme was the one who was kept by the PM of our country for.
a) are those ones which              b) was the one that             c) which one                d) is ones that                e) No correction required

Q3. The corruption comes at a time when the unregulated Stock Market is facing a crisis on its way of high number of IPO’s and FPO’s.
a) because manner of              b) since ways are              c) by way of                d) in the way of                e) No correction required

Q4. Prima facie evidence revealed that the teen had committed suicide on account of her failed attempt to enter the College.
a) in place of             b) being depressed of              c) in belief of                d) reason being                e) No correction required

Q5. Frustrated families of the missing people have sought access to all documents and data retained by the police administration.
a) have sought accessing              b) in seeking access                 c) are seeking accessed                 d) has sought accesses
e) No correction required

Directions (6-10) Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E and F in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.
1. While the reference point for the former is the state, for the latter it’s society.
2. India’s ‘strategic community’ comprises two distinct circles with little overlap.
3. Consequently, mainstream strategists have an external orientation to their discourse, concentrating on high politics; the latter is more internal oriented.
4. Their prescriptions too are understandably poles apart and thus, the state, to which both their commentary is directed, has to play balancer, and ends up being at the receiving end of criticism from both sides.
5. Out of the two, one can be termed the ‘mainstream’ and the other ‘alternate’.
6. To further elaborate on the external and internal concept – while one is enamoured of India’s rise and place in the global order, the other is more sensitive to its vulnerabilities and inadequacies.

Q6. Which of the following should be 4th sentence after rearrangement?
a) E                 b) D               c) C             d) B             e) A

Q7. Which of the following should be 6th sentence after rearrangement?
a) A               b) B                 c) C               d) D             e) E

Q8. Which of the following should be 2nd sentence after rearrangement?
a) E                b) D                c) C              d) B             e) A

Q9. Which of the following should be 1st sentence after rearrangement?
a) A             b) B               c) C               d) D                e) E

Q10. Which of the following should be 3rd sentence after rearrangement?
a) A              b) B                c) C               d) D                e) F

Answers

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

### Computer Quiz

Q1. The first machine to successfully perform a long series of arithmetic and logical operations was?
a) Mark –I               b) PARAM               c) UNIVAC             d) ENIAC             e) All of the above.

Q2. Who is credited with the idea of using punch cards to control patterns of a weaving machine?
a) Babbage             b) Hollerith                c) Jacquard               d) Pascal             e) All of the above.

Q3. The daily processing of corrections to customer accounts best exemplifies the processing mode of?
a) Multi processing           b) Interactive processing            c) Batch processing             d) Real-time processing             e) None of these.

Q4. What do the letters ASCII stand for?
a) American Standard Code for Intelligence Interchange              b) American Standard Code for Information Interchange
c) American Scientific Code for Information Interchange              d) American Standard Code for International interchange
e) None of the above

Q5. PARAM and ANURAG are supercomputers developed in which country?
a) USA             b) England              c) China             d) India             e) None of these

Q6. Fifth generation computer is also known as?
a) VLSI            b) Knowledge information processing system               c) SSLI             d) a and b both             e) None of the above

Q7. Which operation is not performed by computer?
a) Controlling               b) Understanding              c) Processing             d) Inputting             e) None of these

Q8. Software instruction intended to satisfy a user’s specific processing needs are called?
a) Documentation             b) A microcomputer              c) System software             d) Applications software             e) All of the above.

Q9. How did the computer mouse get its name?
a) Because it squeaks when moved              b) It has ears                c) It’s cable looks like a tail             d) Teeth outside mouth
e) None of these

Q10. A daisy wheel is a type of…?
a) Storage device             b) Pointing device             c) All of the above             d) Printer             e) None of these

Answers

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