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Q:

Biped : Quadruped :: Ostrich : ?

A) Cat B) Rabbit
C) Tortoise D) Rat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Cat

Explanation:

A biped is an animal that uses two legs for walking and the quadrupeds are animals that use four legs for walking.

From the Given options, Cat only have 4 legs.

So Biped : Quadruped :: Ostrich : Cat.

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Q:

The place of origin of an earthquake is called

A) Epicentre B) Seismal
C) Focus D) Amphidromic Point
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Focus

Explanation:

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The point or place of origin of an earthquake is called Focus. 

And,

The point where the seismic waves reach the surface is called as Epicenter.

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Q:

Fumble is to Finesse as Malign is to

A) Slander B) Extol
C) Criticize D) Assurance
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Extol

Explanation:

Fumble means grope, mishandle, drop, mistake, blunder, bungle.

Finesse means skill, grace, elegance, assurance, diplomacy, discretion.

So, they are opposites.

 

Similarly,

Malign means slander or criticize.

Extol means being kind or good-natured. A person without finesse often fumbles. A person without extol in his heart often maligns.

Extol means praise or exalt, benevolence

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Q:

Which of the following is a popular programming language for developing multimedia webpages.

A) COBOL B) Java
C) BASIC D) Assembler
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Java

Explanation:

Java is a general-purpose computer-programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

 

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Java is used to develop mobile apps, web apps, desktop apps, games and much more...

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Q:

What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?

 132       156       ?         210          240          272 

A) 196 B) 182
C) 199 D) 204
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 182

Explanation:

The given series follows a logic that

11 x 12, 12 x 13, 13 x 14, 14 x 15, 15 x 16,...

So the missing number is 13 x 14 = 182

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Q:

Grass : Erosion :: Dam : ?

A) Water B) Freeze
C) Current D) Rain
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Water

Explanation:

Here Grass is to Erosion and whereas Dam is to Water.

Since Grass prevents Erosion similarly Dam prevents Water flow.

 

Hence, Grass : Erosion :: Dam : Water.

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Q:

Lethargic : Vital :: Trite : ?

A) Unique B) Slug
C) Lazy D) Skinny
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Unique

Explanation:

Lethargic means "sluggish", kind of inactive

Vital means full of energy, lively

So, they are antonyms.

So, for the 2nd part of the analogy, you are looking for a antonym to trite

Trite means lacking originality or freshness. Overused. Kind of like a cliche

So, an antonym could be original, unique, innovative.

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Q:

Brass gets discoloured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in air  ?

A) Hydrogen sulphide B) Oxygen
C) Nitrogen D) Carbon dioxide
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Hydrogen sulphide

Explanation:
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