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Q:

Three unbiased coins are tossed. What is the probability of getting at most two heads ?

A) 4/3 B) 2/3
C) 3/2 D) 3/4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 3/4

Explanation:

Let S be the sample space.
Here n(S)= = 8
Let E be the event of getting atmost two heads. Then,
n(E) = {(H,T,T), (T,H,T), (T,T,H), (H,H,T), (T,H,H), (H,T,H)}
Required probability = n(E)/n(S) = 6/8 = 3/4.

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Q:

A watch which gains uniformly is 2 minutes low at noon on Tuesday and is 4 min 48 sec fast at 2 p.m. on the following Tuesday. When was it correct ?

A) 12 p.m. on Wednesday B) 2 p.m. on Thursday
C) 3 p.m. on Thursday D) 2 p.m. on Wednesday
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2 p.m. on Thursday

Explanation:

Time from 12 p.m. on Tuesday to 2 p.m. on the following Tuesday = 7 days 2 hours.
= 170 hours.
The watch gains = (2 + 4 x 4/5) min
= 34/5 min. in 170 hrs.
Now, 34/5 min are gained in 170 hrs.
Then, 2 min are gained in (170 x 5/34 x 2) hrs.
Watch is correct after 2 days 2 hrs after 12 p.m. on Tuesday, i.e., it will be correct at 2 p.m. on Thursday.

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Q:

The man who is specialist in wine making is called as ?

A) Wenologist B) Grapologist
C) Oenologist D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Oenologist

Explanation:

Oenology is the science and study of wine and winemaking. So person who is specialist in that is called as Oenologist.

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Q:

If Laxmi is taller than Ramya but shorter than Susmitha and Ramya is as tall as Hema but taller than Avanthi, then Hema is :

A) shorter than Ramya B) taller than Avanthi
C) taller than susmitha D) shorter than Laxmi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) shorter than Laxmi

Explanation:

As given, we have:

Susmitha > Laxmi > Ramya; Ramya = Hema, Ramya > Avanthi

Thus the sequence of heights becomes:

Susmitha > Laxmi > Ramya = Hema > Avanthi

Clearly, Hema is shorter than Laxmi.

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Q:

Who was sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI) recently ?

A) Justice Tirath Singh Thakur B) Justice Atul Mehta
C) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar D) Justice T M Goyal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

Explanation:
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