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A brother and a sister appear for an interview against two vacant posts in an office. The probability of the brother’s selection is 1/5 and that of the sister’s selection is 1/3. What is the probability that only one of them is selected?

A) 1/5 B) 3/4
C) 2/5 D) 3/5

Answer:   C) 2/5



Explanation:

Probability that only one of them is selected = (prob. that brother is selected) × (prob. that sister is not selected) +  (Prob. that brother is not selected) × (Prob. that sister is selected)

 

15*23+45*1325

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If the standard deviation of 0, 1, 2, 3 ......... 9 is K, then the standard deviation of 10, 11, 12, 13 ........... 19 will be:

 

A) K+1 B) K
C) K+4 D) K+8
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) K

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The standard deviation of the set {10, 11, 12, 9, 8} is

A) 1 B) √2
C) 2 D) 2√2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) √2

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Find the range of the data 2, 1, 2, 3, 5, 4, 7, 3, 5, 2, 4.

A) 5 B) 4
C) 3 D) 6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 6

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Find the median, mode and mean of 9, 5, 8, 9, 9, 7, 8, 9, 8.

A) 9, 9, 9 B) 9, 8, 9
C) 8, 9, 8 D) 8, 9, 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 8, 9, 8

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In the usual set notation, A  (B  C) =

 

 

A) A∪B∪A∪C B) A∩B∪A∩C
C) A∪B∩A∪C D) A∪B∩A∩C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) A∪B∩A∪C

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Find the range and mode of the data 17, 18, 28, 19, 16, 18, 17, 29, 18

A) 12 and 18 B) 13 and 18
C) 12 and 17 D) 11 and 17
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 13 and 18

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Find the standard deviation of {11, 7, 10,13, 9}

A) 1 B) 2
C) 4 D) 5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2

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A table tennis player, lost 12 games out of 18 games played. Calculate the games won in terms of decimal.

A) 0.667 B) 0.067
C) 0.50 D) 0.333
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 0.333

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