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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5TH DEC 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5TH DEC 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. WORLD’S LARGEST BIRD FESTIVAL IN AGRA
i. UP Eco-tourism has organized a three-day international festival on birds at the National Chambal Sanctuary in the Bah tehsil, Agra.
ii The main of the event is to promote eco-tourism in Uttar Pradesh and to declare it as an international bird watching destination.

2. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OBSERVED-3RD DECEMBER
i. The theme for the day is ‘Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want’.
ii. IDPD is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992.
iii. Earlier it was called the International Day of Disabled Persons.

3. NICO ROSBERG ANNOUNCES  RETIREMENT
i.  Formula One Player Nico Rosberg announced his retirement after he grabbed his first-ever F1 World Champion title in the season’s final race at Abu Dhabi.
ii. He belong to Britain.

4. INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S PEACE PRIZE
i. Kehkashan Basu, a 16-year-old UAE-based Indian teenager won the International Children’s Peace Prize for her work towards climate justice and combating environmental degradation.
ii. The International Children’s Peace Prize is an annual award, which is conferred to those children who fight courageously for children’s rights.
iii. Kehkashan Basu founded Green Hope at the age of twelve.

QUANT QUIZ- 52 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

QUANT QUIZ- 67 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

1. If the difference between CI and SI on a certain sum of money for 2 years at 10% per annum is Rs. 8, find the sum.
(a) Rs. 120
(b) Rs. 400
(c) Rs. 1600
(d) Rs. 800
(e) None of these

2. At what rate per cent compound interest does a sum of money become sixteen-times in 2 years?
(a) 200%
(b) 150%
(c) 300%
(d) 400%
(e) 450%

3. If the CI on a certain sum for 2 years at 5% be Rs. 71.75, what would be the SI?
(a)  Rs. 80
(b)  Rs. 70
(c)  Rs. 60
(d)  Rs. 65
(e)  Rs. 75

4. The compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years is Rs. 42 and simple interest is Rs. 40. Find the sum.
(a) Rs. 200
(b) Rs. 240
(c) Rs. 320
(d) Rs. 400
(e) Rs. 550

QUANT QUIZ- 51 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

           QUANT QUIZ- 51 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

Directions (Q. 1-5): What value should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?

1. 165, 195, 255, 285, 345, ?
1) 405
2) 395
3) 375
4) 515
5) 485

2. 4, 13, 29, 54, 90, 139, ?
1) 203
2) 403
3) 302
4) 609
5) None of these

3. 2, 4, 12, 48, 240, ?
1) 1920
2) 1080
3) 960
4) 1440
5) 1540

4. 8, 7, 11, 12, 14, 17, 17, 22, ?
1) 22
2) 20
3) 24
4) 27
5) None of these

5. 10, 5, 13, 10, 16, 20, 19, ?
1) 20
2) 22
3) 24
4) 27
5) None of these

6. It is required to get 40% marks to qualify an exam. A candidate scored 200 marks and failed by 8 marks. What were the maximum marks of that exam?
(a) 502
(b) 520
(c) 540
(d) Couldn’t be determined
(e) None of the above

7. In a park, there are some cows and some ducks. If total number of heads in the park are 68 and number of their legs together is 198, then find the number of ducks in the park.
(a)37
(b)31
(c)41
(d)59
(e) None of the above

8. A candidate scores 25% and fails by 60 marks, while an another candidate who scores 50% marks, gets 40 marks more than the minimum required marks to pass the examination. Find the maximum marks for the examination.
(a)500
(b)650
(c)400
(d)350
(e) None of the above

9.The price of rice decreases by 6.25% and because of this reduction, Mohan is able to buy 1 kg more for Rs. 120. Find the reduced price per kg.
(a) Rs. 9 per kg
(b) Rs. 7.50 per kg
(c) Rs. 19 per kg
(d) Rs. 5.50 per kg
(e) None of the above

10. P, Q, R and S purchase a gift worth Rs.60. P pays ½ of what others are paying, Q pays 1/3rd of what others are paying and R pays 1/4th of what others are paying. What is the amount paid by S?
(a) 15
(b) 14
(c) 13
(d) 16
(e) None of the above

EXPLANATIONS AND SOLUTIONS:
1.c        pattern is +30, +60…
2.a        pattern is +9,+16,+25,+36….
3.d    
4.b
5.e
6.b       40%= 208
            100% =520
7.a
8.c        25%= 100
            100%= 400
9.b       6.25% of 120 = 7.25

10.c












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