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Q:

Fastest Shorthand Writer was

A) Dr. G. D. Bist B) J.R.D. Tata
C) J.M. Tagore D) Khudada Khan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dr. G. D. Bist

Explanation:

Dr. G. D. Bist, Guinness Record Holder, the first-ever Ph.D. in Stenography in the world.

He had achieved a highest speed of 250 w.p.m. in Shorthand.

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Q:

MS-Word is an example of _____

A) An operating system B) A processing device
C) Application software D) An input device
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Application software

Explanation:

Microsoft Word or MS-Word is an Application software developed by the company Microsoft. It allows users to Type and Save documents.

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How many such pairs of digits are there in the number 421579368 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when they are arranged in ascending order?

A) None B) One
C) Two D) Three
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Three

Explanation:

Given Number:     4  2  1  5  7  9  3  6  8

 

Ascending order:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9

 

Hence the required pairs are  12, 49, 16

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What was the day of the week on, 16th July, 1776?

A) Tuesday B) Wednesday
C) Monday D) Saturday
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Tuesday

Explanation:

16th July, 1776 = (1775 years + Period from 1st Jan, 1776 to 16th July, 1776)

 Counting of odd days :

 1600 years have 0 odd day.

          • 100 years have 5 odd days.
          • 75 years = (18 leap years + 57 ordinary years) =  [(18 x 2) + (57 x 1)] = 93 (13 weeks + 2 days) = 2 odd days


1775 years have (0 + 5 + 2) odd days = 7 odd days = 0 odd day.

 

 Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul 

 

31 + 29 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 16 = 198 days= (28 weeks + 2 days) 

 Total number of odd days = (0 + 2) = 2. 

 

Required day was 'Tuesday'.

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Q:

Which of the following is a Trans- Himalayan river?

A) Ganga B) Yamuna
C) Indus D) Ravi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Indus

Explanation:

Two sub groups of Himalayan Rivers are Trans Himalayan Rivers and Himalayan Rivers.

  • Trans Himalayan Rivers :

These rivers originate beyond the Himalayas. They are The Indus, The Sutlej and The Brahmaputra Rivers.

 

  • Himalayan Rivers :

These are the rivers originate from Himalayas. They are The Ganga, The Yamuna and their tributaries.

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Q:

At what time between 4 and 5 o'clock will the hands of a watch point in opposite directions?

A) 54 past 4 B) (53 + 7/11) past 4
C) (54 + 8/11) past 4 D) (54 + 6/11) past 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) (54 + 6/11) past 4

Explanation:

4 o'clock, the hands of the watch are 20 min. spaces apart.
To be in opposite directions, they must be 30 min. spaces apart.
Minute hand will have to gain 50 min. spaces.
55 min. spaces are gained in 60 min 

 

50 min. spaces are gained in 6055×50 min. or 54611 

 

Required time = 54611 min. past 4.

 

 

 

 

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Q:

If log 2 = 0.3010 and log 3 = 0.4771, the values of log5 512 is

A) 2.875 B) 3.875
C) 4.875 D) 5.875
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 3.875

Explanation:

ANS:      log5512 = log512/log5  =  log29log10/2  =9log2log10-log2 =9*0.30101-0.3010 =2.709/0.699 =2709/699 =3.876

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If the radius of a circle is decreased by 50%, find the percentage decrease in its area.

A) 55% B) 65%
C) 75% D) 85%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 75%

Explanation:

Let original radius = R. 

 

New radius = 50100R50100R 

 

Original area =R2  and new area = πR2

 

3πR24*1πR2*100 

 

Decrease in area = πR22=πR24 = 75%

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