Quiz – 339

Reasoning Quiz

Directions (Q. 1 – 5) : In each question given below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I & II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc on the basis of the information given in the statement to be true and then decide which of the courses of action logically follows for pursuing.
Give answer (a) If only I follows.
Give answer (b) If only II follows.
Give answer (c) If either I or II follows.
Give answer (d) If neither I nor II follows.
Give answer (e) If both I and II follows.

Q1. Statement:Majority of students have failed in the final examination in South Asian University.
Courses of Action: I. The faculty should be immediately retrenched.
II. The university should be closed down temporarily.

Q2. Statement:Crores of rupees are spent every year on social welfare schemes, but the plans fail to deliver.
Courses of Action: I.The govt should invest funds in other rewarding areas.
II.The spending should be permanently abandoned.

Q3. Statement:According to weather experts, a severe cyclonic storm would hit coastal areas of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Courses of Action: I.The local administration should alert the people of coastal areas of these two  states and they should be prepared to shift to safer places.
II. The administration should not air such reports as they disturb people  unnecessarily.

Q4. Statement: An IAS officer has been kidnapped in Orissa by the Naxalites.
Courses of Action: I. The Chief Minister of Orissa should resign on moral grounds.
II. All IAS officers in Orissa should be given tight security.

Q5. Statement:The elephant population in India has been decreasing sharply over the past few years.
Courses of Action: I. Elephants should be declared heritage animal and kept in forest reserves or protected areas.
II. The locals should be enlisted to protect elephants.

Directions (Q. 6 – 10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.
Give answer (a) If only I implicit.
Give answer (b) If only II implicit.
Give answer (c) If either I or II implicit.
Give answer (d) If neither I nor II implicit.
Give answer (e) If both assumptions are implicit

Q6. Statement:“Everyone wants to buy a laptop”. – Statement of a college student
Assumptions: I. The use of laptop improves skill.
II. Laptops are not a necessity but a luxury.

Q7. Statement:The SEBI has set up a review committee to find out the reasons for unstable stock prices.
Assumptions: I. The investors may regain confidence in the stock market by this decision.
II. The review committee has the expertise to find out the causes of volatility in the  stock market.

Q8. Statement:“You cannot solve questions like Syllogism without consulting a diagram. Difficult  questions need diagrams for solving.” – A teacher tells his students.
Assumptions: I. The problem cannot be solved.
II. Questions like Syllogism are difficult.

Q9. Statement:“Corruption needs to be fought at all costs. We are paying a heavy price for corruption.”  –A minister in his speech
Assumptions: I. The minister is not corrupt.
II. There is corruption in our system.

Q10. Statement:“They shall be punished. I gave them several warnings but they did not stop ragging the freshers in the institute.” – The Director of an institute tells a professor.
Assumptions: I. A punishment must always be preceded by some warnings.
II. Ragging is prohibited on the campus.

Answer & Explanation


1. Ans. (d) The situation demands improving the education system and removing the loopholes of the present system. Retrenching the faculty would be an extreme step, so I doesn’t follow. Temporarily closing of university will not lead to any solution except that the problem would worsen, so II doesn’t follow.


2. Ans.(d) None follow, This attitude is wrong it is a negative approach


3. Ans. (a) I follows as it is a preventive step, to protect people of coastal areas from the ensuing danger. The administration must alert the people because the storm is likely to play havoc with the life of public, if it comes as a surprise. So, II doesn’t follow.


4. Ans. (b) Chief Minister’s resignation is not necessary because he is remotely responsible for this incident. So, I doesn’t follow. IAS officers should be given more security to avoid such incidents in future. So II follows.


5. Ans. (e) Both actions follow as both are preventive and positive steps towards the protection of elephants. Elephants will be much safer in reserves or protected areas and enlisting of locals will also help reduce the incidents of killing of elephants.


6. Ans. (d) Nothing can be deduced about the utility or need of laptops in the student’s mind from the given statements.

So, neither I nor II is implicit.


7. Ans. (e) Both I and II are implicit. I mentions the aim for which the step talked about in the statement has been undertaken, while II mentions the essential requirement for setting up this committee.


8. Ans. (b) Only II is implicit. The teacher says only that the questions are difficult and need additional strategy.


9. Ans. (e) II is implicit, because when fighting corruption is talked about, it means corruption does exists. Since he is making the statement, he is assuming and showing himself to be an honest politician who is against corruption. So I is implicit.


10. Ans. (b) I is not implicit because punishment follows only those warnings which don’t work. II is implicit because ragging is an act which is prohibited, hence he is asking to punish the culprits.



English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1 – 5): In each sentence below four words have been printed in bold which are numbered 1), 2), 3) and 4). One of these words may be misspelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the wrongly spelt or inappropriate words. The number of that word is the answer. If all four words are correctly spelt and appropriate the answer is 5), ie ‘All correct.’

Q1. You will find their homes adourned 1)/ with pictures of Hindu deities 2)/ and their immense respect for Hindu Gods and Goddesses even 3)/ when their religious practices are Islamic 4)/. All correct 5).

Q2. Oppressive working conditions have 1)/ steadily improved in the last 6 months 2)/, but more must be done to reduce 3)/ the amount of overtime that employees work. 4)/ All correct 5).

Q3. If Shreya could seen 1)/ the powerful women 2)/ in her party now 3)/, she would probably be tickled 4)/. All correct 5).

Q4. Obviously, this goes way 1)/, way deeper than 2)/ social awkwordness 3)/ or inept phraseology. 4)/ All correct 5).

Q5. The musical faternity 1)/ at large does not feel it necessary to give Karnatik music, 2)/ especially its compositional forms, 3)/ a purely aesthetic thought. 4)/ All correct 5).

Directions (Q. 6 – 10): Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A) In the forest, a pair of leopards are said to have destroyed 50 watermelons in a field in one night.
B) While most of them are carnivores, a few are exceptions like eating giant pandas.
C) Carnivores are meat-eaters.
D) Crocodiles aren’t the only carnivores to eat fruit, Jackals eat peanuts, dates and jamun.
E) The distinguishing character is not what they eat but the presence of claws, canines, and molars.
F) But the scientific classification of life forms includes an order of mammals called carnivora , a huge group of weasels, civets, dogs, cats, bears, mongooses and seals.
G) Brown palm civets live on a predominantly fruit diet, earning it the distinction of being one of the most frugivorous carnivores in the world, Frugivorous carnivore sounds like a contradiction.

Q6. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A           2) D           3) E          4) G          5) B

Q7. Which of the following would be the LAST (SEVENTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) B            2) C            3) E           4) A           5) F

Q8. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) F            2) D            3) A            4) C            5) G

Q9. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) B            2) E            3) A            4) F            5) C

Q10. Which of the following would be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A            2) D            3) B            4) E            5) C

Answer & Explanation



  1. 1; The correct spelling is adorned.

  1. 5; No error

  1. 1; Replace ‘seen’ with ‘see’

  1. 3; The correct spelling is awkwardness.

  1. 1; The correct spelling is fraternity.

(6-10) D A G C F E B

  1. 4


Computer Quiz

Q1. Which of the following is used by the browser to connect to the location of the Internet resources?
(a) Linkers             (b) Protocol             (c) Cable             (d) URL             (e) None of these

Q2. IPv6 addressed have a size of_____
(a) 32 bits             (b) 64 bits             (c) 128 bits             (d) 265 bits             (e) None of these

Q3. An educational institution would generally have the following in its domain name.
(a) .org             (b) .edu             (c) .com            (d) .inst             (e) .sch

Q4. Anycast address  routing datagrams from __________.
(a) also called multicast address             (b) is a group of nodes             (c) one to many association
(d) one to nearest association             (e) None of the above

Q5. Which of the following functions are not performed by servers?
(a) E-mail processing             (b) Database sharing             (c) Processing web sites             (d) Storage             (e) Word processing

Q6. The process of a computer receiving information from a server on the Internet is known as-
(a) pulling             (b) pushing             (c) downloading             (d) transferring             (e) None of these

Q7. The standard protocol of the Internet is-
(a) TCP/IP             (b) Java             (c) HTML             (d) Flash             (e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following term is associated with Internet/E-mail
(a) Plotter             (b) Slide presentation             (c) Bookmark             (d) Pei chart             (e) Microsoft Excel

Q9. The IP address belongs to which address class-
(a) A              (b) B             (c) C             (d) D             (e) None of these

Q10. With an IP address of 100, you have currently 80 subnets. What subnet mask should you use to maximize the number of available hosts?
(a) 192             (b) 240             (c) 248             (d) 224             (e) 252

Q11. POP denotes
(a) Post Office Program             (b) Post Office Protocol             (c) Popular Office Program             (d) Protocol on Protocol
(e) Program of programmer

Q12. The method of Internet access that requires a phone line, but offers faster access speeds than dial-up is the –
(a) Cable             (b) Satellite access             (c) Fibre optic services             (d) Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)              (e) modem

Q13. Which of the following services use TCP?
1. DHCP             2. SMTP                  3. HTTP             4. TFTP              5. FTP
(a) 1 and 2              (b) 2, 3 and 5              (c) 1, 2 and 4              (d) 1, 3 and 4              (e) None of these

Q14. Which protocol assigns IP address to the client connected in the internet?
(a) DHCP              (b) IP              (c) RPC              (d) none of these              (e) All of these

Q15. A(n) _____ is a personal journal posted on the Web for access by the public.
(a) Blog              (b) Chat              (c) Email              (d) Instant message              (e) None of these

Answer & Explanation


S1. Ans.(d)

Sol. URL is the abbreviation of Uniform Resource Locator. It is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web


S2. Ans.(c)

Sol. The most obvious improvement in IPv6 over IPv4 is that IP addresses are lengthened from 32 bits to 128 bits.


S3. Ans.(b)

Sol. The domain name edu is a sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet


S4. Ans.(d)

Sol. Anycast is a network addressing and routing methodology in which datagrams from a single sender are routed to the topologically nearest node in a group


S5. Ans.(e)

Sol. A server is an instance of a computer program that accepts and responds to requests made by another program, known as a client. It does not perform the functions of word processing.


S6. Ans.(c)

Sol. From the Internet user’s point-of-view, to download a file is to request it from another computer (or from a Web page on another computer) and to receive it.


S7. Ans.(a)

Sol. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is the basic communication language or protocol of the Internet


S8. Ans.(c)

Sol. A bookmark is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats.


S9. Ans.(b)

Sol. Class A range starts from to 127.2555.255.255

Class B range starts from to

Class C range starts from to

Class D range starts from to

Class E range starts from to


S10. Ans.(e)

Sol. A Subnet mask is a 32-bit number that masks an IP address, and divides the IP address into network address and host address.


S11. Ans.(b)

Sol. POP is short for Post Office Protocol, a protocol used to retrieve e-mail from a mail server.


S12. Ans.(d)

Sol. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is a technology for bringing high- bandwidth information to homes and small businesses over ordinary copper telephone lines


S13. Ans.(b)

Sol. TCP protocol is used by SMTP, HTTP, & FTP.


S14. Ans.(a)

Sol. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a client/server protocol that automatically provides an Internet Protocol (IP) host with its IP address


S15. Ans.(a)

Sol. A blog is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web.

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