IBM QUIZ - 2 Questions 1. The cost of four dozen proof machine ribbons and five dozen accouting machine ribbons was Rs.160/-. If one dozen accounting machine ribbons cost Rs.20/-, what is the cost of a dozen proof machine ribbons? 14 9 18 8 15 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2. If a clerk can process 80 cheques in half an hour, how many cheques can she process in a seven and one half hour day? 1000 1100 1200 1300 13000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3. The average length of three tapes is 6800 feet. None of the tapes is less than 6400 feet. What is the greatest possible length of one of the other tapes? 7800 7600 7500 7400 NONE -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4. A company rented a machine for Rs.700/- a month. Five years later the treasurer calculated that if the company had purchased the machine and paid Rs.100/- monthly maintenance charge, the company would have saved Rs.2000/-. What was the purchase price of the machine 42000 35000 45000 42000 34000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5. If a salesman's average is a new order every other week, he will break the office record of the year. However, after 28 weeks, he is six orders behind schedule. In what proportion of the remaining weeks does he have to obtain a new order to break the record? 2/4 4/2 3/4 3/5 2/3 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6. In a library, there are two racks with 40 books per rack. On a given dya, 30 books were issued. What fraction remained in the racks? 5/8 4/8 5/6 4/9 4/3 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7. Two computers each produced 48000 public utility bills in a day. One computer printed bills at the rate of 9600 an hour and the other at the rate of 7800 an hour. When the first computer finished its run, how many bills did the other computer still have to print? 2000 2500 8000 8500 9000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 8. On a given day, a bank had 16000 cheques returned by customers. Inspection of the first 800 cheques indicated that 100 of those 800 had errors and were therefore the available immediately for data processing. On this basis, hwo many cheques would be available immediately for data processing on that day? 10000 11000 12000 14000 18000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9. A tape manufacturer reduces the price of his heavy duty tape from Rs.30/- to Rs.28/- a reel and the price of a regular tape from Rs.24/- to Rs.23/- a reel. A computing centre normally spends Rs.1440/- a month for tapes and 3/4 of this is for heavy duty tapes. How much will they save a month under the new prices? 88 87 86 85 84 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10. In a team of 12 persons, 1/3 are women and 2/3 are men. To obtain a team with 20% women how many men should be hired? 8 9 5 0 NONE