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A Group consists of 4 couples in which each of the  4 persons have one wife each. In how many ways could they be arranged in a straight line such that the men and women occupy alternate positions?

A) 1152 B) 1278
C) 1296 D) None of these

Answer:   A) 1152



Explanation:

Case I :  MW  MW  MW  MW

Case II:  WM  WM  WM  WM

Let us arrange 4 men in 4! ways, then we arrange 4 women in \inline _^{4}\textrm{p}_{4} ways at 4 places either left of the men or right of the men. Hence required number of arrangements

                   \inline =4!\times ^{4}\textrm{p}_{4}+ 4!\times ^{4}\textrm{p}_{4}=2\times 576=1152

Q:

How many more words can be formed by using the letters of the given word 'CREATIVITY'?

A) 851250 B) 751210
C) 362880 D) 907200
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 907200

Explanation:

The number of letters in the given word CREATIVITY = 10

Here T & I letters are repeated

=> Number of Words that can be formed from CREATIVITY = 10!/2!x2!

= 3628800/4

= 907200

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If (1 × 2 × 3 × 4 ........ × n) = n!, then 15! - 14! - 13! is equal to ___?

A) 14 × 13 × 13! B) 15 × 14 × 14!
C) 14 × 12 × 12! D) 15 × 13 × 13!
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 15 × 13 × 13!

Explanation:

15! - 14! - 13!

= (15 × 14 × 13!) - (14 × 13!) - (13!)

= 13! (15 × 14 - 14 - 1)

= 13! (15 × 14 - 15)

= 13! x 15 (14 - 1)

= 15 × 13 × 13!

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To fill 8 vacancies there are 15 candidates of which 5 are from ST. If 3 of the vacancies are reserved for ST candidates while the rest are open to all, Find the number of ways in which the selection can be done ?

A) 7920 B) 74841
C) 14874 D) 10213
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 7920

Explanation:

ST candidates vacancies can be filled by 5C3 ways = 10

Remaining vacancies are 5 that are to be filled by 12

=> 12C5 = (12x11x10x9x8)/(5x4x3x2x1) = 792

Total number of filling the vacancies = 10 x 792 = 7920

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A,B,C,D,E,F,G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. G sits third to the right of C. E is second to the right of G and 4th to the right of H. B is fourth to the right of C. D is not an immediate neighbour of E. A and C are immediate neighbours.

 Which of the following is/are correct ?

A) F is third to the left of B B) F is second to the right of B
C) B is an immediate neighbour of D D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) F is second to the right of B

Explanation:

From the given information, the circular arrangement is

EXP.

Here F is second to the right of B and the remaning all are wrong.

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Nine different letters of alphabet are given, words with 5 letters are formed from these given letters. Then, how many such words can be formed which have at least one letter repeated ?

A) 43929 B) 59049
C) 15120 D) 0
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 43929

Explanation:

Number of words with 5 letters from given 9 alphabets formed =

Number of words with 5 letters from given 9 alphabets formed such that no letter is repeated is = 

Number of words can be formed which have at least one letter repeated =  -  

= 59049 - 15120

= 43929

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