Quiz – 264

Quant Quiz

Q1.After receiving two successive raises, Gopal’s salary become equal to 15/8 times of his initial salary. By how much percent was the salary raised the first time if the second raise was twice as high (in percent) as the first?
1) 15%              2) 20%              3) 25%              4) 30%              5) 33.33%

Q2.A Merchant gives 3 consecutive discounts of 10%. 15% and 15% after which he sells his goods at a percentage profit of 30.05% on the C.P. Find the value of the percentage profit that the shopkeeper would have earned if he had given discount of 10% and 15% only.
1) 53%              2) 62.5%              3) 72.5%              4) 68.6%              5) 69.2%

Q3.Arun sells to Bimal goods at five-thirds the rate of profit at which Bimal has decided to sell it to Chahal. Chahal, on other hand, sells it to Dev at one-third the rate of profit at which Bimal sold it to Chahal. If Dev gives Rs. 2145 to Chahal at 10% profit, how much did Arun buy it for?
1) Rs. 1000              2) Rs. 2000              3) Rs. 1500              4) Rs. 1800              5) None of these

Q4.A sum of Rs. 1000 after 3 years at compound interest becomes a certain amount that is equal to the amount that is the result of a 3 year depreciation from Rs. 1728. Find the difference between the rates of CI and depreciation. (Given CI is 10% p.a.).
1) 3.33%              2) 0.66%              3) 3.67%              4) 8.33%              5) 1.67%

Q5.A mixture can be prepared by sugar and salt. Price of sugar is thrice the price of salt. Kunal sells the mixture at Rs. 2160 per 10g, thereby making a profit of 20%. If the ratio of sugar  and salt in the mixture be 2 : 3, find the cost price of sugar.
1) Rs. 210/gm              2) Rs. 300/gm              3) Rs. 120/gm              4) Rs. 354/gm              5) None of these

Q6.An Irrigation dam has four inlets. Through the fist three inlets, the dam can be filled in 12 minutes; through the second, the third and the fourth inlet, it can be filled in 15 minutes; and through the first and the fourth inlet, in 20 minutes. How much time will it take all the four inlets to fill up the dam?
1) 8 min              2) 10 min              3) 12 min              4) 16 min              5) None of these

Q7.Two boats go downstream from point X to point Y. The faster boat covers the distance from X to Y 1.5 times as fast as the slower boat. It is known that for every hour the slower boat lags behind the faster boat by 8 km. However, if they go upstream, then the faster boat covers the distance from Y to X in half the time as the slower boat. Find the speed of the faster boat in still water.
1) 12 kmph              2) 20 kmph              3) 24 kmph              4) 25 kmph              5) None of these

Q8.In an exam, the average was found to be ‘x’ marks. After deducting computational error, the average marks of 94 candidates got reduced from 84 to 64. The average thus came down by 18.8 marks. The numbers of candidates who took the exam were:
1) 100              2) 90              3) 110              4) 105              5) 120

Q9.A Statue is in the shape of a right circular cylinder with a hemisphere on one end and a cone on the other. The height and radius of the cylindrical part are 13 cm and 5 cm respectively. The radii of the hemispherical and conical parts are the same as that of the cylindrical part. Calculate the surface area of the toy if the height of conical part is 12 cm.
1) 1440 cm2              2) 385 cm2              3) 1580 cm2              4) 770 cm2              5) 880 cm2

Q10.The probability that a contractor will get a plumbing contract is 2/3 and the probability that he will get an electric contract is 5/9. If the probability of getting at least one contract is 4/5, what is the probability that he will get both the contracts?
1) 19/45              2) 13/45              3) 12/35              4) 11/23              5) None of these
Directions (Q. 11-15): Big-bazar Exports produces five types of trousers–A, B, C, D and E, using cloth of three qualities–high, medium and low, and dyes of three qualities–high, medium and low, one trouser require 3 m of cloth. The following table gives specific information about the production in year 2005. It gives information about:

  1. The number of trousers (of each category) produced, in thousands.
  2. The percentage distribution of cloth quality in each type of trousers, and
  3. The percentage distribution of dye quality in each type of trousers.
                     Distribution of cloth (%)Distribution of dye (%)
Trousers TypeNumber in thousandHighMediumLowHighMediumLow

Q11.What is the total requirement of cloth?
1) 300,000 m              2) 450,000 m              3) 600,000 m              4) 150, 000 m              5) None of these

Q12.How many metres of medium quality cloth in consumed?
1) 264,000m              2) 288,000m              3) 312,000m              4) 576, 000m              5) None of these

Q13.How many metres of low-quality cloth in consumed by C-type trousers?
1) 24,000 m              2) 48,000 m              3) 60,000 m              4) 36,000 m              5) None of these

Q14.What is the ratio of three qualities of dyes in high-quality cloth?
1) 2 : 3 : 4              2) 1 : 3 : 6              3) 7 : 8 : 12              4) Cannot be determined              5) None of these

Q15.What is the ratio of low-quality dye used for A-type to that used for B-type trousers?
1) 1 : 3              2) 3 : 8              3) 1 : 2              4) 4 : 9              5) None of these


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


Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-5): Study the given information and answer the questions.
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, It arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement: (All the number are two-digit numbers)
Input :   24 method 87 67 of data 34 collection 45 12 specified now
Step I :  12 method 87 67 of data 34 collection 45 specified now 24
Step II : 34 12 method 87 67 of data collection specified now 24 45
Step III: 67 34 12 method of data collection specified now 24 45 87
Step IV: collection 67 34 12 method of specified now 24 45 87 data 
Step V:  method collection 67 34 12 of specified 24 45 87 data now
Step VI: of method collection 67 34 12 24 45 87 data now specified 
Step VI is the lat step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input : chemical 68 11 reaction 87 is 21 hard to 53 92 detect

Q1. In which step are the elements ‘to 92 detect 21’ found in the same order?
(a) sixth              (b) Third              (c) The given order of elements is not found in any step.              (d) Second              (e) Fifth

Q2. What is the position of ‘21’ from the right end in the last step?
(a) Tenth              (b) Eighth              (c) Fifth              (d) Fourth              (e) Sixth

Q3. Which of the words/numbers below would be at the fifth position (from the right end) in step V of the input?
(a) chemical              (b) 21              (c) 11              (d) 68               (e) to

Q4. Which element is fifth to the left of the element which is ninth from the left end of the fourth step?
(a) 11              (b) 87              (c) 53              (d) reaction              (e) chemical

Q5. Which element is exactly between ‘chemical’ and ‘87’ in the second step of the given arrangement?
(a) 53              (b) hard              (c) reaction               (d) is              (e) 68

Directions (6-10): Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions. 
M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table facing the centre with equal distances between each other (but not necessarily in the same order). Each of them also belongs to a different field of work-Author, Designer, Doctor, Engineer, Journalist, Policemen, Singer and Teacher (but not necessarily in the same order). Q sits seconds to the left of the Singer. Only two people sit between S and the Singer. Only one person sits between Q and the Designer. N sits second to the left of the Designer. P is neither an immediate neighbour of N nor Q. P is not a singer. T is an immediate neighbour of P. The Doctor sits second to the right of T. Only three people sit between the Doctor and the Engineer. R sits second to the left of the Engineer. T is not a Journalist. The Journalist is neither an immediate neighbour of S nor T. O sits to the immediate left of the Journalist. The Teacher sits to the immediate right of the Author.

Q6. Who sits exactly between N and the one sitting to the immediate right of M, when counted from the right of M?
(a) S              (b) T              (c) O              (d) Other than those given as options              (e) R

Q7. Which of the following statements is TRUE as per the given arrangement?
(a) Only one person sits between S and O.              (b) The Engineer sits second to the left of O.              (c) S is a Teacher.              
(d) All the given options are true.              (e) The Author sits to the immediate let of Q.

Q8. Who amongst the following is a designer?
(a) M              (b) R              (c) S              (d) T              (e) P

Q9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way, and so form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) N, Teacher              (b) T, Engineer              (c) P, Policeman              (d) S, Journalist              (e) M, Author

Q10. What does R work as ?
(a) Doctor              (b) Engineer              (c) Singer               (d) Journalist              (e) Designer


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


English Quiz

Q1.North Korea often fires short-range missiles _____ tensions rise on the Korean peninsula. Pyongyang gets particularly upset ____ the annual U.S.-South Korea drills, which, it says, are preparations for an invasion.
A.  were,for           B. for,on                 C. to,at             D. when,about             E. on,at

Q2.The Southern Railway has launched an initiative ____ would enable women travelling on long-distance overnight trains to request _______ change of their berth.
A. for,that             B. so,for                 C. for,at             D. that,so             E. that,for

Q3.Nehra has shown terrific ambition to prove his critics wrong. The old warhorse from Delhi has been the real ______ package and former India coach Greg Chappell must be wondering how Nehra, likened to a brittle, thin wafer, has ______ to pull off this seeming miracle. 
A. managed,flown                  B. set,watch               C. surprise,managed             D. wish,for             E. initiative,which

Q4.Thirteen banks, led by State Bank of India (SBI), ______ by Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi and advocate Robin Ratnakar David, told a Bench of Justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Nariman _____ the liquor baron is said to have left the country on March 2, the day they approached the DRT.
A.  represented,that               B. that,for                 C. shown,at                D. won,as             E. which,managed

Q5.North Korea has a large stockpile of short-range missiles and _____ developing long-range and intercontinental missiles as well. The missiles fired ___ Thursday flew about 500 km (300 miles) off its east coast city of Wonsan and were likely from the Soviet-developed Scud series, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said.
A. for,set             B. is,on             C. was,at              D. will,since             E. has,from

Q6.The National Green Tribunal (NGT) which _______ a fine of Rs. 5 crore on Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living (AoL) Foundation on Wednesday, before giving the go-ahead for its World Culture Festival on the flood plains of the Yamuna, said it was unable to ________ the event.
A. publish,make               B. impose,watch                C. processed,make               D. imposed, prohibit             E. monitor,make

Q7.In the two decades since it was first presented in Parliament, different governments _____ tried clearing it but faced tremendous opposition, often accompanied ____ manhandling and name-calling
A. will,for              B. has,so                 C. have,by             D. had,with             E. is,such

Q8.Earlier, Former India captain Sourav Ganguly and his Pakistan counterpart Inzamam-ul-Haq have called for the ______ of bilateral series as it will improve ______ between the two nations. 
A. relations,conditions              B. conditions,which             C. posses,passes               D. start,relations             E. resumption,relations

Q9.he Haryana government will install an early earthquake_______system at New Secretariat Building ____ Sector 17, Chandigarh on March 14.
A. warning,out                B. warning,so             C. with,at              D. when,for              E. warning,in

Q10.Congress on Wednesday inflicted an embarrassment the Modi government, joining hands with the Left, SP and JD(U) to force a change in the motion of thanks ___ the President’s address ___ the joint sitting of Parliament.
A. for,on               B. of,at               C. should,after             D. told,to             E. on,to


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


Computer Quiz

Q1. Which of the following terms is associated with Internet? 
(a) Plotter              (b) Slide presentation             (c) Bookmark              (d) Pie Chart               (e) Microsoft Excel

Q2. Which of the following is contained at the end of the file name and helps to determine the type of file?  
(a) File property              (b) The nomenclature              (c) The name                (d) File subname              (e) File extension

Q3. What is Linux? 
(a) Input Device              (b) Operating system              (c) Storage Device              (d) Output Device              (e) Processor

Q4. Which of the following is a small microprocessor-based computer designed to be used by one person at a time? 
(a) Netbook              (b) Notebook               (c) Supercomputer              (d) Personal computer              (e) All-in-one

Q5. Which of the following is not an operating system? 
(a) Android              (b) Windows XP             (c) iOS              (d) Compiler              (e) None of the above

Q6. Which of the following is a base of hexadecimal number? 
(a) 8              (b) 2              (c) 10              (d) 16             (e) 24

Q7. Which of the following is the name of an application similar to MS Office? 
(a) LibreOffice              (c) OpenOffice              (c) NeoOffice              (d) FreeOffice             (e) All of the above

Q8. What is the full form of UNIVAC? 
(a) Universal Automatic Computer              (b) Universal Array Computer              (c) Unique Automatic Computer
(d) Unvalued Automatic Computer               (e) None of the above

Q9. Which of the following is not a computer programming language? 
(a) Windows             (b) PASCAL              (c) BASIC              (d) COBOL              (e) JAVA

Q10. When you want to move some text from one page to a different page, the best method is:
(a) Drag and drop              (b) Cut and paste              (c) Delete and retype              (d) Find and replace             (e) None of the above


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

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