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2nd ROUND

Solve the following time 30 mins


Directions for questions (1 to 4) : Answer these Questions on the basis of the information given below: Venkat, a stockbroker, invested a part of his money in the stock of four companies - A, B, C and D. Each of these companies belonged to different industries, viz., Cement, Information Technology (IT), Auto, and Steel, in no particular order. At the-time of investment, the price of each stock was Rs 100. Venkat purchased only one stock of each of these companies. He was expecting returns of 20%, 10%, 30% and 40% from the stock of companies A, B, C and D, respectively. Returns are defined as the change in the value ofthe stock after one year, expressed as a percentage of the initial value. During the year, two of these companies announced extraordinarily good results. One of these two companies belonged to the Cement or the IT industry, while the other one belonged to either the Steel or the Auto industry. As a result, the returns on the stocks of these two companies were higher than the initially expected returns. For the company belonging to the Cement or the IT industry with extraordinarily good results, the returns were twice that of the initially expected returns. For the company belonging to the Steel or[ the Auto industry, the returns on announcement of extraordinarily good results were only one and a halftimes that of the initially expected returns. For the remaining two companies. Which do not announce extraordinarily good results, the returns realized during the year were the same as initially expected. 1. What is the minimum average return Venkat would have earned during the year? (a) 30% (b) 31 Y4% (c) 32 1/2% (d) Cannot be determined 2. If Venkat earned a 35% return on average during the year, then which of these statements would necessarily be true? I. Company A belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry. II. Company B did not announce extraordinarily good results. III. Company A announced extraordinarily good results. Iv. Company D did not announce extraordinarily good results. (a) I and II only (b) II and III only (c) III and IV only (d) II and IV only

3. If Venkat earned a 38.75% return on average during the year, then which of these statement(s) would necessarily be true? I. Company C belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry. II. Company D belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry. III. Company A announced extraordinarily good results. IV. Company B did not announce extraordinarily good results. (a) I and IV only (b) II and III only (c) III and IV only (d) II and IV only 4. If Company C belonged to the Cement or the IT industry and did announce extraordinarily good results, then which of these statement(s) would necessarily be true? I. Venkat earned not more than 36.25% return on average. II. Venkat earned not less than 33.75% return on average. III. If Venkat earned 33.75% return on average, Company A announced extraordinarily good results. Iv. If' Venkat earned 33.75% return on average, Company B belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry. (a) I and II only (b) II and IV only (c) II and III only (d) III and IV only Directions for questions (5 to 8) : Answer these Questions on the basis of the information given below: The table below presents the revenue (in million rupees) of four firms in three states. These firms, Honest Ltd., Aggressive Ltd., Truthful Ltd. and Profitable Ltd. are disguised in the table as A,B,C and D, in no particular order. States Firm A Firm B Firm C Firm D UP Bihar MP 49 69 72 82 72 63 80 70 72 55 65 65

Further, it is known that:

In the state of MP, Truthful Ltd. has the highest market share. Aggressive Ltd. 's aggregate revenue differs from Honest Ltd. 's by Rs. 5 million. 5. What can be said regarding the following two statements? Statement 1: Honest Ltd. has the highest share in the UP market. Statement 2: Aggressive Ltd. has the highest share in the Bihar market. (a) Both statements could be true. (b) At least one of the statements must be true. (c) At most one of the statements is true. (d) None of the above. 6. What can be said regarding the following two statements? Statement 1 : Aggressive Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from MP. Statement 2 : Honest Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from Bihar. (a) If Statement 2 is true then Statement 1 is necessarily false. (b) If Statement I is false then Statement 2 is necessarily true. (c) If Statement I is true then Statement 2 is necessarily true. (d) None of the above. 7. What can be said regarding the following two statements? Statement 1: Profitable Ltd. has the lowest share in MP market. Statement 2 : Honest Ltd. 's total revenue is more than Profitable Ltd. (a) If Statement I is true then Statement 2 is necessarily true. (b) "If Statement 1 is true then Statement 2 is necessarily false. (c) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are true. (d) Neither Statement 1 nor Statement 2 is true. 8. If Profitable Ltd. 's lowest revenue is from UP, then which of the following is true? (a) Truthful Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from MP. (b) Truthful Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from Bihar.

(c) Truthful Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from UP. (d) No definite conclusion is possible.

Directions 9- 13 : These are based on the following Line Chart: The sales and net profit of XPL Electronics in Rs. crores is given below.

Note: Net profit = Gross Profit - Tax. Gross profit = Sales - Expenses. The figures for sales is given at the bottom of the bar chart and the figures for net profit is given on top of the line chart. 9. What is the net profit percentage ofXPL in 1998? (a) 4.6% (b) 4.8% (c) 5.1% (d) 6.2% 10. Which year showed the maximum percentage increase in sales? (a) 1999 (b) 1998 (c) 1997 (d) 1996 11. By how much percentage has the net profit dropped in 1996? (a) 1.1%

(b) 2.27% (c) 2.53% (d) Cannot be determined 12. If XPL sold 20,000 units in both 1998 and 1999, by what percentage has the price per unit changed? (a) 8.7% (b) 10.96% (c) 9.86% (d) Cannot be determined 13. The year in which the expenses ofXPL Electronic are highest is (a) 1999 (b) 1998 (c) 1997 (d) Cannot be determined Directions for questions (14 to17 ) : Answer these questions on the basis of the information given below. The proportion of male students and the proportion of vegetarian students in a school are given below.The school has a total of 800 students, 80% of whom are in the Secondary Section and rest equally divided between Class 11 and 12. Male (M) Vegetarian (V) Class 12 Class 11 Secondary Section Total 0.475 0.60 0.55 0.50 0.55 0.53

14. What is the percentage of vegetarian students in Class 12? (a) 40 (b) 45 (c) 50 (d) 55 (e) 60

15. In Class 12, twenty five per cent of the vegetarians are male. What is the difference between the number of female vegetarians and male non-vegetarians? (a) less than 8 (b) 10 (c) 12 (d) 14 (e) 16 16. What is the percentage of male students in the secondary section? (a) 40 (b) 45 (c) 50 (d) 55 (e) 60 17. In the Secondary Section, 50% of the students are vegetarian males. Which of the following statements is correct? (a) Except vegetarian males, all other groups have same number of students. (b) Except non-vegetarian males, all other groups have same number of students. (c) Except vegetarian females, all other groups have same number ofstudents. (d) Except non-vegetarian females, all other groups have same number of students. (e) All of the above groups have the same number of students. '

18. Find the greatest number consisting of six digits which on being divided by 6, 7, 8, 9 ,10 leaves 4, 5, 6, 7,8 as remainders respectively. a) 997920 c) 999999 b) 997918 d) 997922

19. What is the remainder when (12570)^20 is divided by (243)^4 ? a) 0 c)7 b)3 d)cannot be determined

20.The Product 5 x 10 x 15 x 20 x 25x 30 x 35 x 40 x 45x 50 will end with a) 5 zeroes c) 8 zeroes b) 6 zeroes d) 10 zeroes

21.If 100!= 100x99x98x97x2x1 , the maximum power of 20 which will devide 100! Is a) 21 c) 23 b) 22 d)24

Directions for questions (22 to 25) : Answer these Questions on the basis of the information given below: The year is 2089. Beijing, London, New York, and Paris are in contention to host the 2096 Olympics. The eventual winner is determined through several rounds of voting by members of the lac with each member representing a different city. All the four cities in contention are also represented in lac.

In any round of voting; the city receiving the lowest number of votes in that round gets eliminated. The survivor after the last round of voting gets to host the event.

A member is allowed to cast votes for at most two different cities in all rounds of voting combined. (Hence, a member becomes ineligible to cast a vote in a given round if both the cities(s) he voted for in earlier rounds are out of contention in that round of voting.)

A member is also ineligible to cast a vote in a round if the city(s) he represents is in contention in that round of voting .

As long as the member is eligible,(s)he must vote and vote for only one candidate city in any round of voting.

The following incomplete table shows the information on cities that received the maximum and minimum votes in different rounds, the number of votes cast in their favour, and the total votes that were cast in those rounds.

Total Round Votes cast

Maximum votes cast City London

Eliminated No. of votes 30 32 City New York Beijing No. of votes 12 21

1 2 3 83 75

Paris

It is also known that :

All those who voted for London and Paris in round 1, continued to vote for the same cities in subsequent rounds as long as these cities were in contention. 75% of those who voted for Beijing in round I, voted for Beijing in round 2 as well.

Those who voted for New York in round 1, voted either for Beij ing or Paris in round 2.

The difference in votes cast for the two contending cities in the last round was I.

50% of those who voted for Beijing in round I, voted for Paris in round 3.

22. What percentage of members from among those who voted for New York in round 1, voted for Beijing in round 2? (a) 33.33 (b) 50 (c) 66.67 (d) 75 23. What is the number of votes cast for Paris in round I? (a) 16 (b) 18 (c) 22 (d) 24 24. What percentage of members from among those who voted for Beijing in round 2 and were eligible to vote in round 3, voted for London? (a) 33.33 (b) 38.10 (c) 50 (d) 66.67

25. Which of the following statements must be true? (a) IOC member from New York must have voted for Paris in round 2. (b) IOC member from Beijing voted for London in round 3. (a) Only a (b) Only b

Directions for questions 26 to 30:- Following questions are based onn general awareness 26. India Won _____ no of silver medals in history of Olympics a) 2 c) 8 27. GHF group originated from the city of a) Paris c) London 28. Cricketer of the year 2012 was awarded to a) Virat Kohli c) Saeed Ajmal b) Kumar Sangakkara d) Haseem Amla b) Hague d) New York b) 6 d) 4

29. What is the percentage allow of FDI in Retail sector in India a) 49% c) 51% 30. Who is the Coal Minister of India a) A.K.Antony c)Verrappa Moily b) Satyaprakash Jaiswal d) P. Chidabaram b) 50% d) 52%

ANSWER KEY for 2nd round 1. A 2. B 3. A 4. B 5. C 6. C 7. B 8. C 9. C 10. D 11. B 12. B 13. D 14. A 15. E 16. B 17. B 18. B 19. A 20. C 21. D 22. D 23. D 24. D 25. A 26. B 27. C 28. B 29. C 30. B