# Exams

• #### TOEFL

Q:

In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?

 A) Rongali Bihu B) Onam C) Pongal D) Navratri

Explanation: Onam is an annual Hindu festival with origins in the state of Kerala in India. It falls in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam, which in Gregorian calendar overlaps with August–September. In this festival, boat races are famous.

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Q:

The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20%

 A) 22% B) 33% C) 44% D) 55%

Explanation:

Let original length = x metres and original breadth = y metres.

Original area = xy sq.m

Increased length  = $120100$ and Increased breadth = $120100$

New area =

The difference between the Original area  and New area  is:

$3625xy-xy$

$1125xy$ Increase % =$1125xyxy*100$= 44%

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Q:

Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?

 A) USA B) Fiji C) India D) UK

Explanation:

Golf player Vijay Singh is an Indo-Fijian belongs to Fiji. He was born in 1963, who was number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005. He was nicknamed as "The Big Fijian", has won three major Golf Championships. He has started his profession career from 1984.

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Q:

(51 + 52 + 53 + .........+100) is equal to

51 + 52 + 53 + ...........+ 100

= (1 + 2 + 3 + .... + 100) - (1 + 2 + 3 + ...... + 50)

= It is in the form of

= n1 = 100 , n2 = 50

=

=  (5050 - 1275) = 3775

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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

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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Q:

Find compound interest on Rs. 8000 at 15% per annum for 2 years 4 months, compounded annually

 A) 2109 B) 3109 C) 4109 D) 6109

Explanation:

Time = 2 years 4 months = 2(4/12) years = 2(1/3) years.
Amount = Rs'. [8000 X (1+(15/100))^2 X (1+((1/3)*15)/100)]
=Rs. [8000 * (23/20) * (23/20) * (21/20)]
= Rs. 11109. .
:. C.I. = Rs. (11109 - 8000) = Rs. 3109.

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Q:

The compound interest on rs.30000 at 7% per annum is Rs.4347. The period is

 A) 2 years B) 2.5 years C) 3 years D) 4 years

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 2 years

Explanation:

Amount = Rs.(30000+4347) = Rs.34347

let the time be n years

Then,30000(1+7/100)^n = 34347

(107/100)^n = 34347/30000 = 11449/10000 = (107/100)^2

n = 2years

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Q:

A sum of money lent at compound interest for 2 years at 20% per annum would fetch Rs.482 more, if the interest was payable half yearly than if it was payable annually . The sum is

 A) 10000 B) 20000 C) 40000 D) 50000

Explanation:

Let sum=Rs.x

C.I. when compounded half yearly = $x1+101004-x=464110000$

C.I. when compounded annually =$x201002-x=1125$

$464110000x-1125x=482$

=> x=20000