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GRE Questions

A) Krishna | B) Godavari |

C) Kaveri | D) Narmada |

Explanation:

Godavari, India's second longest river after the river Ganga and is one among the peninsular rivers.

The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers.

A) 100% | B) 200% |

C) 300% | D) 400% |

Explanation:

Let the C.P be Rs.100 and S.P be Rs.x, Then

The profit is (x-100)

Now the S.P is doubled, then the new S.P is 2x

New profit is (2x-100)

Now as per the given condition;

=> 3(x-100) = 2x-100

By solving, we get

x = 200

Then the Profit percent = (200-100)/100 = 100

Hence the profit percentage is 100%

A) Dr. G. D. Bist | B) J.R.D. Tata |

C) J.M. Tagore | D) Khudada Khan |

Explanation:

**Dr. G. D. Bist**, Guinness Record Holder, the first-ever Ph.D. in Stenography in the world.

He had achieved a highest speed of **250 w.p.m**. in Shorthand.

A) 2 years | B) 2.5 years |

C) 3 years | D) 4 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

A) Similar | B) Homogenous |

C) Contrast | D) Alike |

Explanation:

**Vaunt -** Vaunt means to boast or to praise about something excessively.

**Flaunt -** Flaunt also means to boast about something or to praise something.

Flaunt is the synonym of the word Vaunt.

**Disparate -** Disparate means essentially different in its kind or unlike or not able to be compared.

Then the required word is the synonym of Disparate.

Here in the given options, **Contrast** is the only word which is similar in meaning of Disparate.

Hence, **Vaunt : Flaunt :: Disparate : Contrast.**

A) 12.5% | B) 13.5% |

C) 11.5% | D) 14.5% |

Explanation:

Let principal = P, Then, S.I.= P and Time = 8 years

We know that S.I. = PTR/100

**Rate** = [(100 x P)/ (P x 8)]% = 12.5% per annum.

A) 650 | B) 690 |

C) 698 | D) 700 |

Explanation:

S.I. for 1 year = Rs. (854 - 815) = Rs. 39.

S.I. for 3 years = Rs.(39 x 3) = Rs. 117.

Principal = Rs. (815 - 117) = Rs. 698

A) Monday | B) Tuesday |

C) Wednesday | D) Friday |

Explanation:

17th June, 1998 = (1997 years + Period from 1.1.1998 to 17.6.1998)

Odd days in 1600 years = 0

Odd days in 300 years = 1

97 years has 24 leap years + 73 ordinary years.

Number of odd days in 97 years ( 24 x 2 + 73) = 121 = 2 odd days.

Jan. Feb. March. April. May. June.

(31 + 28 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 17) = 168 days

168 days = 24 weeks = 0 odd day.

Total number of odd days = (0 + 1 + 2 + 0) = 3.

Given day is Wednesday.