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If A1, A2, A3, A4, ..... A10 are speakers for a meeting and A1 always speaks after, A2 then the number of ways they can speak in the meeting is 

A) 9! B) 9!/2
C) 10! D) 10!/2

Answer:   D) 10!/2



Explanation:

As A1 speaks always after A2, they can speak only in  1st  to 9th places and 

 

A2 can speak in 2nd to 10 the places only when A1 speaks in 1st place 

 

A2 can speak in 9 places the remaining 

 

 A3, A4, A5,...A10  has no restriction. So, they can speak in 9.8! ways. i.e

 

when A2 speaks in the first place, the number of ways they can speak is 9.8!.

 

When A2 speaks in second place, the number of ways they can speak is  8.8!.

 

When A2 speaks in third place, the number of ways they can speak is  7.8!. When A2 speaks in the ninth place, the number of ways they can speak is 1.8!

 

 

 

Therefore,Total Number of ways they can  speak = (9+8+7+6+5+4+3+2+1) 8! = 92(9+1)8! = 10!/2

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If each of the vowels in the word 'MEAT' is kept unchanged and each of the consonants is replaced by the previous letter in the English alphabet, how many four-lettered meaningful words can be formed with the new letters, using each letter only once in each word?

A) 3 B) 4
C) 1 D) 2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 3

Explanation:
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In a bag containing red, green and pink tokens, the ratio of red to green tokens was 5 : 12 while the ratio of pink to red tokens was 7 : 15. What was the ratio of green to pink tokens?

A) 25 : 28 B) 36 : 7
C) 8 :25 D) 12 : 7
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 36 : 7

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The ratio of the members of blue to red balls in abag is constant. When there were 44 red balls, the number of blue balls was 36. If the number of blue balls is 54, how many red balls will be in the bag?

A) 68 B) 32
C) 64 D) 66
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 66

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If each vowel of the word NICELY is changed to the next letter in the English alphabetical series and each consonant is changed to the previous letter in the English alphabetical series and then the alphabets are arranged in alphabetical order, which of the following will be fourth from the left?

A) M B) J
C) B D) O
 
Answer & Explanation Answer:

Explanation:

Thus after arranging the letters as per English alphabetical series; we get; Thus 4th letter from the left end will be K.

 

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How many such pair of letters are there in the word ‘TROUBLED’ which have as many letters between them in the word as they have between them in the English alphabet?

A) 2 B) 3
C) 4 D) 5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 2

Explanation:

Hence there are two pairs.

 

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If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the first, the seventh, the ninth and the tenth letters of the word RECREATIONAL, using each letter only once, which of the following will be the third letter of the word? If more than one such word can be formed, give ‘X’ as the answer. If no such word can be formed, give ‘Z’ as the answer.

A) T B) X
C) N D) R
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) R

Explanation:

The first, the seventh, the ninth and the tenth letters of the word RECREATIONAL are R, T, O and N respectively. Meaningful word from these letters is only TORN. The third letter of the word is ‘R’.

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16 persons are participated in a party. In how many differentways can they host the seat in a circular table, if the 2particular persons are to be seated on either side of the host?

A) 16! × 2 B) 14! × 2
C) 18! × 2 D) 14!
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 14! × 2

Explanation:

(16 – 2)! × 2 = 14! × 2

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From a pack of 52 cards, 3 cards are drawn together atrandom, What is the probability of both the cards are king?

A) 1/5225 B) 1/5525
C) 5525 D) 1/525
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1/5525

Explanation:

n(S) = 52C3 = 132600/6 = 22100

n(E) = 4C3 = 24/6 = 4

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