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Which river of India is called Vridha Ganga?

A) Krishna B) Godavari
C) Kaveri D) Narmada
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Godavari


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

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

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Fastest Shorthand Writer was

A) Dr. G. D. Bist B) J.R.D. Tata
C) J.M. Tagore D) Khudada Khan
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dr. G. D. Bist


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.

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If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent ?

A) 100% B) 200%
C) 300% D) 400%
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 100%


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%

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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


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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At what rate percent per annum will a sum of money double in 8 years.

A) 12.5% B) 13.5%
C) 11.5% D) 14.5%
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 12.5%


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.

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A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is:

A) 650 B) 690
C) 698 D) 700
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 698


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

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Vaunt : Flaunt :: Disparate : ?

A) Similar B) Homogenous
C) Contrast D) Alike
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Contrast


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.

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What is the Full Form of INTERNET ?


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'Internet' is the shortened form of 'INTERnational-NETwork' which is the interconnected network of all the Web Servers worldwide. It is often called the 'World Wide Web'. 

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