Friday, 15 May 2015

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knowledge philic may15, 2015



Welcome to the world of “knowledge_philic” daily quiz set. These sets of questions are necessary not only for exams but also for various exams.

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1). She wants to ___ a teacher.
a. Was
b. is
c. being
d. be

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2. Exacerbate
a. to confer
b. to deny
c. relevant
d. to make worse

 3). Devious
a. delicious
b. corrupt
c.  honest
d. conspiratorial

4).Cellulite
a. plant
b. solvent
c. lumpy fat under the skin
d. outline

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5). VIRTUE
a. Wickedness
b. Fraud
c. Crime
d. Vice

6). Today Wegener’s theory is ____ ; however, he died an outsider treated with ____ by the scientific establishment.
a. unsupported - approval
b. dismissed - contempt
c. accepted - approbation
d. unchallenged - disdain


7). I’m very happy: my favourite singer … to my town next October for a big concert.
a. doesn’t come
b. has come
c. isn’t going to come
d. is going to come

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8).  The police has so far succeeded in recovering only a part of the stolen property.
a. as for as succeeded in recovery of
b. so far succeeded in recovery of
c. No correction required
d. so far succeeded to recover
                               
9). I need not offer any explanation regarding this incident – my behaviour is speaking itself.
a. speaks for itself
b. speaks about itself
c. will speak to itself
d. has been speaking

10). You need not come unless you want to.
a. You come unless you don't want to
b. You don't need to come unless you want to
c. You needn't come until you don't want to
d. You come only when you want to

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11). Who is the winner of Able prize 2015?
a. Kalpana Pandit
b. Murty S.Kambhampati
c. John Milner
d. John Nash

12). Who has been selected for a prestigious US presidential award in science, mathematics and engineering mentoring?
a. John Nash
b. Murty S.kambhampati
c. Akhilesh Sharma
d. Kalpana Pandit

13) The International Day of Forests is observed on
a) March 21
b) March 22
c) March 23
d) March 24

14) The venue for 2022 FIFA World Cup is
a) London
b) Russia
c) Brazil
d) Qatar

15) Yusuf Ali Kechery, who passed away, was a famous ______ poet.
a) Marathi
b) Malayalam
c) Telgu
d) Tamil

 16). Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for National Kamadhenu Animal Breeding Centre at
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Assam
c) Punjab
d) Tamilnadu

17). Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title? 
a) Geet Sethi 
b) Wilson Jones 
c) Michael Ferreira 
d) Manoj Kothari 


18). Which is/are INCORRECT?
I. The jute plant is normally harvested when it is at flowering stage
II. Cotton plants are usually grown at places having black soil and cool climate
(a) I Only
(b) II Only
(c) I & II
(d) None

19). Which is/are INCORRECT?
1. Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus have rings around them
2. The moon moves around the earth in about 27 days and it takes exactly the same time to complete one spin
3. The largest asteroid is the Ceres
4. The Pole Star indicates the direction to the South
(a) 1 & 2 Only
(b) 2& 3 Only
(c) 1, 2 & 3
(d) 4 Only



20). Study the information carefully to answer the questions that follow—
A school consisting of a total of 3120 students has boys and girls in the ratio of 7 : 5 respectively. All the students are enrolled in different types of hobby classes, viz. Singing, Dancing and Painting. One-fifth of the boys are enrolled in only Dancing classes. Twenty per cent of the girls are enrolled in only Painting classes. Ten per cent of the boys are enrolled in only Singing classes. Twenty four per cent of the girls are enrolled in only Singing and dancing classes together. The number of girls enrolled in only Singing classes is two hundred per cent of the boys enrolled in the same. One-thirteenth of the boys are enrolled in all the three classes together. The respective ratio of boys enrolled in only Dancing and Painting classes together to the girls enrolled in the same is 2 : 1 respectively. Ten per cent of the girls are enrolled in only Dancing classes whereas eight per cent of the girls are enrolled in only Dancing and Painting classes together. The remaining girls are enrolled in all the three classes together. The number of boys enrolled in only Singing and dancing classes together is fifty per cent of the number of girls enrolled in the same. The remaining boys are enrolled in only Painting classes.

a).Total number of girls enrolled in Singing is approximately what per cent of the total number of students in the school?
(1) 22   
(2) 38  
(3) 64  
(4) 28  
(5) 26

b). What is the respective ratio of the number of girls enrolled in only Painting classes to the number of boys enrolled in the same?
(1) 77 : 26   
(2) 21 : 73 
(3) 26 : 77  
(4) 73 : 21  
(5) None of these

c). Number of girls enrolled in only Dancing classes is what per cent of the boys enrolled in the same? (Rounded off to two digits after decimal)
(1) 38•67  
(2) 35•71 
(3) 41•83 
(4) 28•62  
(5) None of these

d). What is the total number of boys who are enrolled in Dancing?
(1) 636   
(2) 728  
(3) 584   
(4) 868  
(5) None of these

 e). What is the total number of students enrolled in all the three classes together?
(1) 150   
(2) 125  
(3) 140   
(4) 160  
(5) None of these

21). How many 3-digit numbers can be formed from the digits 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9, which are divisible by 5 and none of the digits is repeated?
A.5
B.10
C.15
D.20
E. None of these

22). A box contains 2 white balls, 3 black balls and 4 red balls. In how many ways can 3 balls be drawn from the box, if at least one black ball is to be included in the draw?
A.32
B.48
C.64
D.96
E. None of these

23). The greatest number of four digits which is divisible by 15, 25, 40 and 75 is:
A.9000
B.9400
C.9600
D.9800

24). A, B and C start at the same time in the same direction to run around a circular stadium. A completes a round in 252 seconds, B in 308 seconds and c in 198 seconds, all starting at the same point. After what time will they again at the starting point?
A.26 minutes and 18 seconds
B.42 minutes and 36 seconds
C.45 minutes
D.46 minutes and 12 seconds

25). Ram purchased 100 sarees at Rs. 450 per piece. While selling he offered 10% discount on the labelled price and earned a profit of 20%. What was the labelled price of each saree?
a.400
b.500
c.600
d.700

26). Zero Discrimination Day is _______?
a) February 23 
b) February 25 
c) February 17 
d) March 1

27). Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run? 
a) M.L.Valsamma 
b) P.T.Usha 
c) Kamaljit Sandhu 
d) K.Malleshwari 

28). Consider the following statements
1. Tiwa tribe celebrate Yangli festival once in three years
2. Sowing of paddy starts immediately after the festivals
Which of the above statement is correct?
a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both 
d) None

29). Which of the following has highest albedo?
a) Deciduous forest 
b) Desert 
c) Fresh snow 
d) Glacier ice 

30). Consider the following statements
1. Kedarnath is near Chorabari Glacier, the head of river Mandakin. 
2. River Mandakina is tributary of the Alaknanda river.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both
d) None

31). Consider the following statements
1. New Development Bank was established by Fortaleza declaration
2. The bank will be headquartered in Bejing
3. New Development Bank each participant country will be assigned one vote with veto power reserved for country which has presidency
Which of the above statements are not true?
a) 1,2 
b) 2,3
c) 1,3
d) None

32). Consider the following statements
1. Policy cut motion- Symbolically the members demand that the amount of the demand be reduced by specified amount. 
2. Economy cut motion - It is demanded that the amount of the policy be reduced Rs 1. 
3. Token cut motion - The amount of the demand be reduced by Rs. 1.
Which of the above statements are true?
a) 1,2 
b) 2,3
c) 1,3
d) None

33).  From Salaya to Jalandhar there is an oil pipeline. These places are in the states of
(a) Maharashtra & Punjab
(b) Gujarat & Punjab
(c) Maharashtra & Haryana
(d) Gujarat & Haryana


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