Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2015 - Set 8 - Probability and Mixed Problems


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Directions—(Q. 1–5) Study the following information carefully to answer the questions that follow—
A box contains 2 blue caps, 4 red caps, 5 green caps and 1 yellow cap.


1. If two caps are picked at random, what is the probability that both are blue ?
(a) 1/6
(b) 1/10
(c) 1/12
(d) 1/45
(e) None of these






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2. If four caps are picked at random, what is the probability that none is green ?
(a) 7/99
(b) 5/99
(c) 7/12
(d) 5/12
(e) None of these






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3. If three caps are picked at random, what is the probability that two are red and one is green ?
(a) 9/22
(b) 6/19
(c) 1/6
(d) 3/22
(e) None of these






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4. If one cap is picked at random, what is the probability that it is either blue or yellow ?
(a) 2/9
(b) 1/4
(c) 3/8
(d) 6/11
(e) None of these






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5. If two caps are picked at random, what is the probability that at least one is red ?
(a) 1/3
(b) 16/21
(c) 19/33
(d) 7/19
(e) None of these






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6. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 8000 at the rate of 15 p.c.p.a. in three years ?
(a) Rs. 4283
(b) Rs. 4051
(c) Rs. 4167
(d) Rs. 4325
(e) None of these






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7. What would be the cost of building a fence around a square plot with area equal to 361 sq. ft. if the price per foot of building the fence is Rs. 62 ?
(a) Rs. 4026
(b) Rs. 4712
(c) Rs. 3948
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these






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8. The difference between a two digit numbers and the number obtained by interchanging the two digits of the number is 9. If the sum of the two digits of the number is 15, then what is the original number ?
(a) 89
(b) 67
(c) 87
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these







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9. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘TRUST’ be arranged ?
(a) 240
(b) 120
(c) 80 
(d) 25
(e) None of these






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10. The ages of Shirish and Kunder are in the ratio of 5 : 6 respectively. After 8 years the ratio of their ages will be 7 : 8. What is the difference in their ages ?
(a) 4 years
(b) 8 years
(c) 10 years
(d) 12 years
(e) None of these






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