Quiz – 194

Quant Quiz (Time and Distance)

Q1. Two horses start trotting towards each other, one from A to B and another from B to A. They cross each other after one hour and the first horse reaches B, 5 /6 hour before the second horse reaches A. If the distance between A and B is 50 km. What is the speed of the slower horse?
(a) 30 km/h               (b) 15 km/h               (c) 25 km/h               (d) 20 km/h               (e) none of these

Q2. Pankaj walked at 5  km/h for certain part of the journey and then he took an auto for the remaining part of the journey travelling at 25 km/h. If he took 10 hours for the entire journey, what part of journey did he travelled by auto if the average speed of the entire journey be 17 km/h :
(a) 750 km               (b) 100 km               (c) 150 km               (d) 200 km               (e) none of these

Q3. Two trains A and B start simultaneously in the opposite direction from two points P and Q and arrive at their destinations 16 and 9 hours respectively after their meeting each other. At what speed does second train B travel if the first train travels at 120 km/h per hour:
(a) 90 km/h               (b) 160 km/h               (c) 67.5 km/h               (d) 80 km/h               (e) none of these

Q4. Abhinav started for the station half a km from his home walking at 1 km/h to catch the train in time. After 3 minutes he realised that he had forgotten a document at home and returned with increased, but constant speed to get it succeded in catching the train. Find his latter speed in km/h:
(a) 1.25               (b) 1.1               (c) 11/9               (d) 2               (e) none of these

Q5. Train X starts from point A for point B at the same time that train Y starts from B to A. Point A and B are 300 km apart. The trains are moving at a constant speed at least at 25 km/h. The trains meet each other 3 hours after they start. If the faster trains takes at least 2 more hours to reach the destination. By which time will the slower train have definitely reached its destination? (Ignoring the length of trains in crossing)
(a) 4 hours after the start               (b) 7.5 hours after the start                (c) 6 hours after the start               (d) 7 hours after the start               (e) none of these

Q6. In reaching the Purnagiri a man took half as long again to climb the second third as he did to climb the first third and a quarter as long again for the last third as for the second third. He took altogether 5 hs 50 minutes. Find the time he spent on the first third of the journey?
(a) 72 min               (b) 80 min               (c) 81 min               (d) 88 min               (e) none of these

Q7. A boat covers 48 km upstream and 72 km downstream in 12 hours, while it covers 72 km upstream and 48 downstream in 13 hours. The speed of stream is :
(a) 2 km/h               (b) 2.2 km/h               (c) 2.5 km/h               (d) 4 km/h               (e) none of these

Q8. A motor boat takes 2 hours to travel a distance of 9 km downstream and it takes 6 hours to travel the same distance against the current. The speed of the boat in still water and that of the current (in km/h) respectively are :
(a) 6, 5               (b) 3, 1.5               (c) 8, 5               (d) 9, 3               (e) none of these

Q9. A coolie standing on a railway platform observes that a train going in one direction take 4 seconds to pass him Another train of same length going in opposite direction takes 5 seconds to pass him. The time taken (in seconds) by the two trains to cross each other will be :
(a) 35               (b) 36.5               (c) 40/9               (d) 45               (e) none of these

Q10. Pushpak express leave Lucknow at 6 am and two hours later another train Bhopal express leaves Lucknow. Both trains arrive Bhopal at 4 pm on the same day. If the difference between their speeds be 10 km/h, what is the average speeds of both the trains over entire route :
(a) 40 km/h               (b) 44(4/9) km/h               (c) 42(3/5) km/h               (d) 43 km/h               (e) none of these

Answer & Explanation



Let speed of faster horse = x

& speed of slower horse = y

x + y = 50/1

x + y = 50 —- (I)

50/y – 50/x = 5/6 —- (II)

With the help of option

x = 30 kmph

y = 20 kmph



Total distance = 17*10=170

Let Journey travelled by auto in x hr

25 * x + (10-x ) 5 = 170

25 x + 50 – 5x = 170

x = 6

Required Ans = 6 * 25 = 150 km



S1/S2 = (9/16)^1/2

S1/S2 = ¾

3 = 120

4 = 160



Distance covered in 3 minute = 3*(1000/60) = 50

Now he has to cover (500+50) meters in (30-3) minutes

Required speed = (550/1000)/(27/60) = 11/9 km/h



Let Speed of train x = a kmph

& Speed of train y = b kmph

a + b = 300/3 = 100 kmph

The faster trains takes be atleast = (3+2) hr = 5 hr

i.e speed of slower train = 40 kmph

i.e time = 300/40 = 7.5 hr



Let the time token in first third part of the Journey be x minute, then  the required in second third part of the Journey is 3x/2 & in the last third part of the Journey time required is 15x/8

i.e x+3x/2+15x/8=350 min

x = 80 min



From 1st condition

48/u+72/d = 12 —- (I)

72/u+48/d = 13 —- (II)

From eq (I) & (ii)

u = 8 kmph

d = 12 kmph

Speed of streem = (12-8)1/2 = 2 kmph



D = 9/2 = 4.5 kmph

U = 9/6 = 1.5 kmph

x = (4.5+1.5) 1/2 = 3.5 kmph

y = (4.5-1.5)1/2 = 1.5 kmph



Let speed of 1st train = x m/s

& speed of other train = y m/s

(d/x)/(d/y) = 4/5

y/x = 4/5

Required time = (d+d)/(x+y)

= (4x+5y)/(x+y)

=( 4*5+5*4)/(4+5) = 40/9



Let speed of 1st train = x kmph

& speed of 2nd train = (x+10) kmph


X*10 = (x+10) 8

X= 40 kmph

Required Average speed = (2*40*50)/(40+50) = 44(4/9)



Reasoning Quiz

Directions (Q. 1–2): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumption numbered I and II. (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted). You have to consider the statement and the following assumption and decide which of the assumption is implicit in the statement. Give answer
1. If only assumption I is implicit.
2. If only assumption II is implicit.
3. If either assumption I or assumption II is implicit.
4. If neither assumption I nor assumption II is implicit.
5. If both assumption I and II are implicit.

Q1. Statement : A very large number of people stood in the queue for buying tickets for the rock concert to be made in the city next day.
I. No other rock concert is going to happen in next six months.
II. Majority of those who stood in the queue may be able to get ticket for the rock concert.

Q2. Statement : The highway police authority put up large board at regular interval prohibiting people to drink and drive.
I. Most of the motorists may drive vehicles within the law and prohibit from mixing drinking and driving together.
II. Majority generally ignore such cautions.

Directions (Q. 3–5): Following question are based on the five 3-digit number given below:
519 328 746 495 837

Q3. If half of the second largest number is subtracted from the third largest number, what will be the value?
1) 156                2) 146                3) 213                4) 314                5) 246

Q4. If the position of first and the third digits in each of the numbers are interchanged, which of the following will be the second digit of the lowest number?
1) 1                2) 2                3) 4                4) 9                5) 3

Q5. If the position of all the digits in each of the numbers are interchanged i.e. first becomes second, second become third and third becomes first, which of the number becomes the highest number?
1) 378                2) 495                3) 837                4) 746                5) 519

Directions (Q. 6–10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statement and give answer.
1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data in both the statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both the statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Q6. What is the value of a^13?
I. a is a prime number.                  II. a is an even number.

Q7. What is the value of z?
I. 3x/(9 – 6z) = 2                   II. x = 6 – 4z

Q8. In which direction is Rahul facing?
I. If Karan who is currently facing East, turns 90° towards his right, he would face a direction exactly opposite to the direction which Rahul is facing.
II. If Priya, who is currently facing South, turns left and walks 1m and turns left again, she would face the same direction of Rahul.

Q9. How is Y related to N?
I. Y is mother of F. J is married to T. Z is daughter of J. T is brother of F.
II. Y is married to U. U is father of F. F is married to L. F is uncle of N.

Q10. If B > X and A >= D are definitely true, what will come in the place of blank spaces in the given expression?
W = X __ Y <= A __ B __ C >= D
1) < , = , >=                2) > , = , >=                3) <= , = , >=               4) >= , = , >=                5) Other than given options

Answer & Explanation


  1. 2




  1. 2;

Second highest number = 746;

746/2 = 373

Third highest number = 519.

Difference = 519 – 373 = 146


  1. 4;

519 = 915;

328 = 823;

746 = 647;

495 = 594;

837 = 738;

Lowest number = 594


  1. 5;

519 = 951;

328 = 832;

746 = 674;

495 = 549;

837 = 783

Highest number = 951 or 519

  1. 5;From I, ‘a’ is a prime number. But a unique value of a is not known, a can be 2, 3, 5, 7……… Hence, statement I

alone is not sufficient. From II, again a unique value of a

is not known, a can be 2, 4,6…Hence statement II alone is not sufficient. Combining I and II, that ‘a’ is even and

prime. Hence, I and II together are sufficient to answer

the question.

  1. 4; From I and II, we get 2 equation in two variables. But

they are dependent. Thus, eventually we get one equation in two variables, which have infinite solution set.

  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 1; Check option by pick method.

By options

1) W = X < Y <= A = B >= C >= D



English Quiz

Directions (1to 10): Choose the word which is most OPPOSITE in meaning of the word printed in bold as used in the passage.
Q1. Malapropism
(1) atrocity               (2) catachresis                (3) provincialism               (4) solecism               (5) kindness

Q2. Factitious (1) artifical               (2) genuine               (3) bogus               (4) ersatz                (5) phony

Q3. Maladroit (1) clumsy                (2) gauche               (3) capable               (4) inept               (5) lumbering

Q4. Quip (1) witty remark               (2) gibe               (3) satire               (4) riposte                (5) flattery

Q5. Unprepossessing (1) unremarkable                (2) pleasing               (3) horrid                (4) grisly                (5) hideous

Q6. Glean (1) collect               (2) amass               (3) winnow               (4) dissipate               (5) reap

Q7. Redress (1) Correct Unfeirness               (2) Vengeance               (3) aid               (4) damage               (5) cure

Q8. Facetious (1) humorous               (2) funny               (3) punning               (4) sportive                (5) serious

Q9. Behoove (1) befit               (2) beseem               (3) compel               (4) lacked               (5) be one’s duty

Q10. Goad (1) impulse               (2) urge                (3) zeal               (4) pressure               (5) disgust


 1.5               2.2               3.3               4.5               5.2               6.4               7.4               8.5               9.5               10.5



Computer Quiz

Q1. What is Oracle?

a) A Co-ordination System                b) Word Software               c) Database Software                d) All of the above

e) None of the above

Q2. A program that converts high level language to machine Language is _______?

a) Linker              b) Assembler                   c) Compiler                d) All of the above                e) None of the above

Q3. What is RISC?

a) Storage Device              b) Computer Network                   c) Microprocessor                 d) Operating System

e) None of the above

Q4. At a time how many operating system can be at work on a computer?

a) Only one               b) Two                   c) Three                d) Four                e) None of the above

Q5. NORTON is an ____?

a) Software                 b) Anti-Virus Program                c) Network                 d) Program                 e) None of the above

Q6. Which among the following is a Scientific Computer Language?

a) BASIC              b) COBOL                c) FORTRAN                 d) PASCAL                e) None of the above

Q7. Answer Sheets in bank PO‘s/Clerk‘s examinations are checked by using –

a) Optical Character Reader               b) Optical Mark Reader          c) Magnetic ink Character Reader            d) All of the above                e) None of the above

Q8. IC Chip is made of —–?

a) Silicon                 b) Nickel                     c) Iron                 d) Copper                e) None of the above

Q9. Image can be sent over telephone lines by using ——

a) Larger bandwidth                  b) Fax                  c) Scanner                d) Cable                e) None of the above

Q10. Zip is a —–file.

a) Executable File             b) Compressed File                c) System File                d) Combo                e) None of the above


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


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