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How many 3-digit numbers can be formed from the digits 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9 which are divisible by 5 and none of the digits is repeated ?

A) 15 B) 20
C) 5 D) 10
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 20

Explanation:

Since each number to be divisible by 5, we must have 5 0r 0 at the units place. But in given digits we have only 5.
So, there is one way of doing it.
Tens place can be filled by any of the remaining 5 numbers.So, there are 5 ways of filling the tens place.
The hundreds place can now be filled by any of the remaining 4 digits. So, there are 4 ways of filling it.
Required number of numbers = (1  5  4) = 20.

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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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If a Siren sounds for every 5 seconds, how many times will it sound in ¾ of an hour?

A) 541 times B) 540 times
C) 450 times D) 275 times
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 541 times

Explanation:

There are 60 minutes in an hour.
In ¾ of an hour there are (60 × ¾) minutes = 45 minutes.
In ¾ of an hour there are (60 × 45) seconds = 2700 seconds.
Siren sounds for every 5 seconds.
In 2700 seconds  = 540 times.

The count start after the first sound, the Siren will sound 541 times in ¾ of an hour.

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Artists are generally whimsical. Some of them are frustrated. Frustrated people are prone to be drug addicts.

Based on these statements which of the following conclusions is true?

A) All frustrated people are drug addicts B) Frustrated people are whimsical
C) All drug addicts are artists D) Some artists may be drug addicts
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Some artists may be drug addicts

Explanation:
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Statement: There is a substantial increase in the number of accidents causing deaths and severe injuries due to malfunctioning of the traffic signals.
Course of action:
a. The traffic police should immediately post traffic personnel at the junctions.
b. The signal system should immediately be repaired or replaced.

A) Only a follows B) Either a or b follows
C) Only b follows D) Neither a nor b follows
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Either a or b follows

Explanation:

Clearly, either the traffic signals should be made to function properly or traffic personnel should be deployed to guide vehicular movement in the right way. So either I or II follows.

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