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Course materials are sent to students by a distance teaching institution. The probability that they will send a wrong programme’s study material is 1/5. There is a probability of 3/4 that the package is damaged in transit, and there is a probability of 1/3 that there is a short shipment. What is the probability that the complete material for the course arrives without any damage in transit? 

A) 4/5 B) 2/3
C) 1/2 D) 2/15

Answer:   D) 2/15



Explanation:

Probability of sending the correct material is 4/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Probability of the material not being damaged in transit is 1/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Probability that there is no short shipment = 2/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

∴ Required probability =4/5 x 1/4 x 2/3 = 2/15

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The Simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 2,500 at the end of six years is Rs.1875. What would be the simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 6875 at the same rate and Same period? 

A) Rs. 4,556.5 B) Rs. 5,025.25
C) Rs.5,245.5 D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) None of these

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Excluding the stoppages, the speed of a bus is 64 km/hr and including the stoppages the speed o the bus is 48km/hr. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

A) 12.5 minutes B) 15 minutes
C) 10 minutes D) 18 minutes
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 15 minutes

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If 25a + 25b = 115, then what is the average of a and b?

A) 4.6 B) 3.4
C) 2.5 D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) None of these

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There are two numbers such that the sum of twice the first number and thrice the second number is 300 and the sum of thrice the first number and twice the second number is 265. Which is the largest number ?

A) 24 B) 39
C) 85 D) 74
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 74

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Prithvi spent Rs.89,745 on his college fees, Rs 51,291 on Personality Development Classes, and the remaining 27% of the total amount he had as cash with him. What was the total amount?

A) Rs.1,85,400 B) Rs.1,89,600
C) Rs.1,91,800 D) Rs.1,93,200
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Rs.1,93,200

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