Quiz – 224

Quant Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the following questions two equations I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer:
1) if x > y            2) if x < y          3) if x <= y          4) if x >= y         5) if x = y or no relationship can be established between x and y.

Q1. I. 14 x^2 – 43x + 20 = 0          II. 33y^2 + 72y + 12 = 0

Q2. I. x^2 – 8 x + 15 = 0            II. y^2 – 5 y + 6 = 0

Q3. I. 4y^2 + 3 y – 1 = 0               II. x^2 – 6x + 5 = 0

Q4. I. 8x + 3y = 15               II. 6x + 2y = 12

Q5. I. 15x^2 – 13×2 + 2 = 0               II. 35y^2 – 12y + 1 = 0

Directions (Q. 6-10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series?

Q6. 680, 655, 704, 623, 744, ?
1) 575                2) 675                3) 600                4) 913                5) None of these

Q7. 10, 10, 20, ?, 110, 300, 930
1) 40                2) 35                 3) 45                4) 50                5) 60

Q8. 1, ?, 22, 188, 2052, 28748
1) 2                2) 3                3) 6                4) 16                5) 10

Q9. 50327, 7169, 1215, 223, 76, ?
1) 1                2) 2                3) 3                4) 4                 5) 8

Q10. 14, 34, 62, ?, 142, 194
1) 94                2) 98                3) 108                4) 112                5) None of these

Answer & Explanation

  1. 1

14x^2 – 43x + 20 = 0

x = 4/7 or  5/2

33y^2 + 6y + 66y + 12 = 0

y = -2 or  -2/11

x > y

 

  1. 4

x = 3 or, 5

y = 2 or, 3

 

  1. 1

y = 1/4 or -1

x = 1 or 5

x > y

 

  1. 2

x = 3, y = –3

x > y

 

  1. 4

x = 1/5, 2/3

y = 1/7, 1/5

x >= y

 

  1. 1

680 – 5^2 = 655

655 + 7^2 = 704

704 – 9^2 = 623

623 + 11^2 = 744

744 – 13^2 = 575

 

  1. 3

10 × 1/2 + 5 = 10

10 × 1 + 10 = 20

20 × 1 1/2 + 15 = 45

45 × 2 + 20 = 110

110 × 2 1/2 + 25 = 300

300 × 3 + 30 = 930

 

  1. 3

1 × 2 + 4 = 6

6 × 5 – 8 = 22

22 × 8 + 12 = 188

188 × 11 – 16 = 2052

2052 × 14 + 20 = 28748

 

  1. 4

50327 – 12^2 ÷ 7 = 7169

7169 + 11^2 ÷ 6 = 1215

1215 – 10^2 ÷ 5 = 223

223 + 9^2 ÷ 4 = 76

76 – 8^2 ÷ 3 = 4

 

  1. 2

2 + 3 × 4 = 14

4 + 5 × 6 = 34

6 + 7 × 8 = 62

8 + 9 × 10 = 98

10 + 11 × 12 = 142

12 + 13 × 14 = 194

 

 

Reasoning Quiz

Q1.Kunal walks 10 Kilometers towards North. From there, he walks 6 kilometres towards South. Then, he walks 3 kilometres towards East. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point ?
(a)5 kilometres West                (b)5 kilometres North-east              (c)7 kilometres East
(d)7 kilometres West                (e)None of these

Q2.A person starts from a point A and travels 3 km eastwards to B and then turns left and travels thrice that distance to reach C.He again turns left and travels five times the distance he covered between between A and B and reaches his destination D. The shortest distance between the starting point and the destination is
(a)12 km              (b)15km          (c)16 km           (d) 18 km               (e)None of these

Q3.A man walks 1 km towards East and then he turns to South and walks 5 km. Again he turns to East and walks 2 km, after this he turns to North and walks 9 km. Now, how far is he from his starting point ?
(a)3 km              (b)4 km               (c)5 km              (d) 7 km               (e)None of these

Q4.Laxman went 15 kms to the west from my house, then turned left and walked 20 kms. He then turned East and walked 25 kms and finally turning left covered 20 kms. How far was he from his house?
(a)5 km              (b)10 km              (c)40 km           (d)80 km              (e)None of these

Q5.A walks 10 metres in front and 10 metres to the right. Then every time turning to his left, he walks 5, 15 and 15 metres respectively. How far is he now from his starting point ?
(a)5 metres                  (b)10 metres                (c)15 metres                 (d)20 metres                 (e)23 metres

Q6.A child is looking for his father. He want 90 metres in the East before turning to his right. He went 20 metres before turning to his right again to look for his father at his uncle’s place 30 metres from this point. His father was not there. From here he went 100 metres to the North before meeting his father in a street. How far did the son meet his father from the starting point?
(a)80 metres                 (b)100metres                  (c)140metres                (d)260metres                  (e)None of these

Q7.Two buses start from the opposite points of a main road,150kms apart. The first bus runs for 25 kms and takes a right turns and then runs for 15 kms. It then turns left and runs for another 25 kms and takes the direction back to reach the main road. In the meantime, due to a minor breakdown, the other bus has run only 35 kms along the main road. What would be the distance between the two buses at this point ?
(a)65 kms             (b)75 kms               (c)80 kms                 (d)85 kms              (e)None of these

Q8.Five boys are standing in a row facing East. Deepak is to the left of Sameer, Tushar and Shailendra. Sameer, Tushar and Shailendra are to the left of Sushil. Shailendra is between Sameer and Tushar. If Tushar is fourth from the left, how far is Sameer from the right ?
(a) First                     (b)Second                    (c)Third                (d)Fourth               (e)Fifth

Directions (Questions 9-10) : Study the information given below carefully and answer the questions that follow:
On a playing ground, Dinesh, Kunal, Nitin, Atul and Prashant are standing as described below facing the North.
i. Kunal is 40 metres to the right of Atul.              ii. Dinesh is 60 metres to the south of Kunal.
iii. Nitin is 25 metres to the west of Atul.                  iv. Prashant is 90 metres to the north of Dinesh.

Q9.who is to the north-east of the person who is to the left of kunal ?
(a)Dinesh               (b)Nitin              (c)Either Nitin or Dinesh                (d)Atul               (e)None of these

Q10.If a boy walks from Nitin, meets Atul followed by Kunal, Dinesh and then Prashant, how many metres has he walked if he has travelled the straight distance all through ?
(a)155 metres         (b)185 metres                   (c)215 metres                    (d)245 metres                (e)None of these

Answers

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

 

 

ENGLISH QUIZ

Directions (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3), (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

Q1. If the evidence bear out the charge, he may be sentenced to death.
1) bears out              2) bore out               3) was born out              4) has borne out              5) No correction required

Q2. He has to liaise direct with the police while writing the report.
1) liaised direct               2) to liaise directly               3) to liaise direct              4) to liaise directed              5) No correction required

Q3. The rise in unemployment is parallel by an increase in petty crime.
1) was parallel by               2)  will be parallel by               3)  is paralleled  by               4) is paralleled with
5)  No correction required

Q4. He has a chance redeem him after last week’s mistake.
1) to redeem him               2) to redeem               3) redeem himself              4) to redeem himself              5)  No Correction required

Q5. We shall eat some now and save some for tomorrow.
1) now some and save some               2) now some and some save              3) some and save
4) some now or save some              5) No correction required

Directions (Q.6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

Q6. Statistics is an ___________tool for researchers that ___________them to make inferences of generalisations about population from their observations of the characteristics of samples.
1) outstanding, proposes                2)  invaluable, proceeds              3)  invaluable, displays               4) important, proclaims
5) indispensable, enables

Q7. The Dalits have never had a ___________of freedom in the suffocating society. They are a wounded people___________and broken.
1)  glimpse, mitigated              2)  sigh, rejected              3)  moment, criticised               4) satisfaction, prohibited
5) breadth, battered

Q8. His vision could will be the ___________that the policy-makers use to ___________the banking sector.
1) roadmap, restructure              2)   manner, shape              3)  blueprint, plan              4) remedy, revise              5) approach, represent

Q9. The RBI in consultation with Government of India has___________a working group to suggest measures for___________of weak public sector banks.
1)  commissioned, appreciating               2)  established, accommodation              3)  reshaped, merger
4) constituted, revival              5) organised, development

Q10. The textile industry in India has___________rough weather in recent times. The textile mill is one of the few companies to have___________this storm.
1) overcome, empowered                2)  managed, absorbed               3)  protested, fought
4) withstood, survived                5) ventured, managed

Answers

1. 1             2. 2              3. 3              4. 4              5. 5               6. 5              7. 5              8. 1               9. 2              10.4

 

 

Computer Quiz

Q1. Artificial intelligence uses which of the following language?
1. PROLOG                   2. Java                 3. C++                4. COBOL                5. None of the above

Q2. The memory that stores the computer’s date, time and calendar is_______?
1. RAM                2. Flash Memory                3. CMOS                4. Register                5. ROM

Q3. The permanently etched program in ROM that automatically begins executing the computer’s instruction is ______?
1. CMOS               2. CPU                 3. BIOS                4. ROM                5. RAM

Q4. Tiny droplets of coloured ink and nozzle is associated with?
1. Dot matrix                 2. Laser Printer                  3. Inkjet printer                 4. Daisy wheel printer
5. None of the Above

Q5. Which among the following are the best tools for the fixing errors on disks?
1. CHKDSK               2. FIXDSK                  3. FDISK                4. SCANDISK                5. None of the above

Q6. A special, high-speed storage area within the CPU in which all data must be represented before it can be processed is called?
1. BIOS                2. Cache                 3. RAM                4. Register                5. None of the above

Q7. A step by step procedure used to solve a problem is called?
1.Operating system            2. Algorithm             3. Application Program               4. All of the above                               5. None of the above

Q8. The term ‘baud’ is a measure of _______?
1. memory capacity                 2. speed at which data travels over the communication line                                          3. instruction execution time                4. All of the above                  5. None of the above

Q9. Which of the following is not hardware?
1. Magnetic tape               2. Printer                3. Assembler                4. VDU terminal                5. None of the above

Q10. A bootstrap is?
1. a memory device              2. a device to support the computer                  3. an error correction technique
4. a small initialization program to start up a computer                  5. None of the above

Answers

1.1                  2.3                  3.3                  4.3                  5.4                  6.4                  7.2                  8.2                  9.3                  10.4

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