Friday, April 29, 2016

Directions (1–5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.
a) 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.
b) 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.
c) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question. d) If the data in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
e) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

1. There are six persons P, Q, R, S, T and U sitting around a table. Who is on the immediate right of T? 
I. Only U is sitting between T and P. 
II. P is third to the right of S.
a
b
c
d
e
Ans: Data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the questions.

2. What is the shortest distance between two points `A' and `B’? 
I. ‘A’ is 15 km North from another point ' P', which is to the East of ‘B’ at a distance of 22 km. II. point 'X' is to the West of ‘B' at a distance of 5.6 km and to the North of 'A' at a distance of 6.5 km. 

a
b
c
d
e
Ans: Data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

3. Who is Kavita's sister? 
I.Sapna is the granddaughter of Amit, who is the father of Kavita's father. 
II. The name of Kavita's sister starts with the letter 'S'. 

a
b
c
d
e
Ans: 


4. Who among the five friends Sumit, Tare, Mukesh, Vikrant and Basuki is the youngest? 
 I. Basuki is older than three of them but Sumit is younger than Mukesh. 
 II. Tare is older than Vikrant and Basuki. 

a
b
c
d
e
Ans: From I and II : - Still we do not know who is the youngest. Kamini Manisha Suvarna Smita

5. What is the code for 'book' in a code language? 
I. In that language `pik tik rik'means 'I like reading' and 'mik nek bek fek' means 'this book is interesting'. 
II. In the same language 'pik tik mik rik'means 'I like reading book' and ‘mik juk pan’ means 'you read book'. 

a
b
c
d
e
Ans: From II. we get code for book is “mik”.

Directions (Q.6-10): Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. 
6. We must prevent endangered wild species from becoming ________ in order that our future generation may ________ the great diversity of animal life.

rare, escape
outdated, know
volatile, notice
powerful, protect
extinct, enjoy

7. India's immense physical size, as also the fact of its ________ society ________ any attempt towards a neat capsuled presentation on any subject.

cultured, demonstrates
pluralistic, defies
multi-religious, fails
amorphous, challenges
variegated, frustrates

8. The man who is impatient to become rich can easily be ________ to the race track or the gaming table, where a lucky ________ might make him rich. 

enticed, chance
evoked, streak
pushed, moment
lured, break
pursued, challenge

9. The secretary ________ the society's funds, ________ he was dismissed.

misplaced, soon
robbed, thus
pirated, therefore
Aging
misappropriated, so

10. There are attempts being made to try to ________ languages through specific ________, but the result is that some tongues become conserved as if they were a museum piece. 

save, ways
conserve, factors
preserve, measures
protect, tricks

11. In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

70%
80%
90%
85%
None of the above
Ans: Let C.P.= Rs. 100.
Then, Profit = Rs. 320,
S.P. = Rs. 420.
New C.P. = 125% of Rs. 100 = Rs. 125
New S.P. = Rs. 420.
Profit = Rs. (420 - 125) = Rs. 295
Required percentage = (295/420) * 100
= 70%(approx)

12. A producer of tea blends two varieties of tea from two tea gardens one costing Rs 18 per kg and another Rs 20 per kg in the ratio 5 : 3. If he sells the blended variety at Rs 21 per kg, then his gain percent is?

12%
13%
14%
15%
None of the above
Ans: Suppose he bought 5 kg and 3 kg of tea.
Cost Price = Rs. (5 x 18 + 3 x 20) = Rs. 150.
Selling price = Rs. (8 x 21) = Rs. 168.
Profit = 168 - 150 = 18
So, Profit % = (18/150) * 100 = 12%

13. In a mixture 60 litres, the ratio of milk and water 2 : 1. If the this ratio is to be 1 : 2, then the quanity of water to be further added is?

20 liters
30 liters
50 liters
60 liters
None of the above
Ans: Quantity of Milk = 60*(2/3) = 40 liters
Quantity of water = 60-40 = 20 liters
As per question we need to add water to get quantity 2:1
40/(20+x) = 1/2
20 + x = 80
 x = 60 liters

14. Rs. 800 becomes Rs. 956 in 3 years at a certain rate of simple interest. If the rate of interest is increased by 4%, what amount will Rs. 800 become in 3 years?

Rs 1052
Rs 1152
Rs 1252
Rs 1352
None of the above

15. A bus without stopping travels at an average speed of 60 km/hr and with stoppages at an average speed of 40 km/hr. What is the total time taken by the bus for stoppages on a route of length 300km?

4 hr
3 hr
2.5 hr
3.5 hr
None of above

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