Subject Analytical Ability | |||
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151. In the last decade there has been a significant decrease coffee consumption. During the same time, there has been increasing publicity about the caffeine in coffee's adverse long-term effect on health. Therefore, the decease in coffee consumption must have been caused by consumers' awareness of the harmful effects of caffeine. Which of the following, if true, most seriously calls into question the explanation above? | |||

(a) On average, people consume 30 percent less coffee today than they did 10 years ago. | |||

(b) Heavy coffee drinkers may have mild withdrawal symptoms, such as headaches, for a day or so after significantly decreasing their coffee consumption | |||

(c) Sales of speciality types of coffee have held steady as sales of regular brands have declined | |||

(d) The consumption of fruit juice and caffeine-free herbal tea has increased over the past decade | |||

(e) Coffee price increased steadily in the past decade because of unusually severe frosts in coffee-growing nations | |||

Ans. b | |||

152. The solid brick shown is made of small square shaped bricks of side 1. When the large brick is disassembled into it component small bricks, the total surface are of all the small bricks is how much greater than the surface area of the large brick? | |||

(a) 32 | |||

(b) 40 | |||

(c) 60 | |||

(d) 72 | |||

(e) none of them | |||

Ans. d | |||

153. A jar contains 4 red toothpicks, 10 blue toothpicks and 6 yellow toothpicks. If there toothpicks are removed from the bag at random and no toothpick is returned to the bag after removal, what is the probability that all three toothpicks will be blue? | |||

(a) $\frac{\text{1}}{\text{2}}$ | |||

(b) $\frac{\text{1}}{\text{8}}$ | |||

(c) $\frac{\text{3}}{\text{20}}$ | |||

(d) $\frac{\text{2}}{\text{19}}$ | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. d | |||

154. A survey of City A found an average (arithmetic mean) of 3.2 people household and an average of 1.2 DVD players per household. If 48,000 people live in City A, how many DVD players are there in City A? | |||

(a) 15,000 | |||

(b) 16,000 | |||

(c) 18,000 | |||

(d) 40,000 | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. c | |||

155. Rafia ran from her house to school at an average speed of 6 miles per hour and returned along the same route at an average speed of 4 miles per hour. If it took her one hour in total to run to the school and come back, how many minutes did it take her to run from her house to school? | |||

(a) 16 | |||

(b) 18 | |||

(c) 20 | |||

(d) 22 | |||

(e) 24 | |||

Ans. e | |||

156. Afia can do her term paper in 15 days which takes Babul 20 days finish. What is the fraction of work left if both Afia & Babul work together for 4 days? | |||

(a) $\frac{\text{1}}{\text{4}}$ | |||

(b) $\frac{\text{1}}{\text{10}}$ | |||

(c) $\frac{\text{7}}{\text{15}}$ | |||

(d) $\frac{\text{8}}{\text{15}}$ | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. d | |||

157. 3, 12, 21, 34, 39 are the first five terms of a sequence. Each term after the first is obtained by adding 9 to the term immediately preceding it. Which term in the sequence is equal to 3 + (33 – 1)9? | |||

(a) 8th | |||

(b) 9th | |||

(c) 32th | |||

(d) 33th | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. d | |||

158. At a party, everyone shook hand with everybody else. It there were 66 handshakes, how many people were at were at the party? | |||

(a) 9 | |||

(b) 10 | |||

(c) 12 | |||

(d) 13 | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. c | |||

159. What is the minimum number of chocolates that must be added to an existing stock of 966 chocolates, so that stock can be equally distributed among 6, 7, 8, or 9 persons? | |||

(a) 36 | |||

(b) 42 | |||

(c) 56 | |||

(d) 72 | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. b | |||

160. In a college, 45% of the students are boys. If 40% of the boys and 20% of the girls went on a picnic, what percentage of the total students went to the picnic? | |||

(a) 18% | |||

(b) 24% | |||

(c) 39% | |||

(d) 30% | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. c | |||

161. A survey showed the 63% of Bengali people like chicken whereas 76% like fish. If x% of them like both fish and chicken, then what is the range of x? | |||

(a) 0 ≤ x ≤23% | |||

(b) 0 ≤ x ≤ 39% | |||

(c) 4 ≤ x ≤ 35% | |||

(d) 6 ≤ x ≤ 33% | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. b | |||

162. Present age of Farzana is thrice the present age of Samira who is 20. How many years ago were age of Farzana five times that of Samira? | |||

(a) 3 | |||

(b) 10 | |||

(c) 7.5 | |||

(d) 6 | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. b | |||

163. Baki lives 2 miles west of Raju’s house. Rafiq lives 3 miles north of Raju’s house and 2 miles west Diba’s house. What is straight-line distance from Baki’s house to Diba’s house? | |||

(a) 5 miles | |||

(b) 6 miles | |||

(c) 7 miles | |||

(d) 10 miles | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. a | |||

164. Mr. Ashan is insured completely for Tk. 50,000 of damages to his car. For any damage above Tk. 50,000, the insurance company will pay Tk. 50,000 plus 20% of the damage amount. For a recent accident, Mr. Ahsan was paid Tk. 56,000 by the insurance company. What was the total amount of the damage estimated? | |||

(a) Tk. 30,000 | |||

(b) Tk. 280,000 | |||

(c) Tk. 104,000 | |||

(d) Tk. 80,000 | |||

(e) Tk. 86,000 | |||

Ans. d | |||

165. In a library, of the books standing in now on a shelf, an atlas is the 30th book from the left and the 33rd book from the right. It 2 books to the left of the atlas and 4 books to the right of the atlas are removed from the shelf, how many books will be left on the shelf? | |||

(a) 56 | |||

(b) 57c | |||

(c) 58 | |||

(d) 61 | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. a | |||

166. Two outlets of a motor manufacturing company reported the revenue from outlet X in 2013 was down 11 percent from 1011 and revenue from outlet V In 2013 were up 7 percent from 1011. If total revenue from outlet X & V in 2013 was up J percent from 2012, what is the ratio of revenue from outlet X in 2012 to revenue from outlet Y in 2012? | |||

(a) 1 : 2 | |||

(b) 4 : 5 | |||

(c) 1 : 1 | |||

(d) 3 : 2 | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. a | |||

167. Buffet dinner at a restaurant cost Tk. 35.50 (excluding sales tax). If the sales was more than 10 percent but less than 15 percent of the pre-tax cost of the dinner, then the total amount paid must have been between – | |||

(a) Tk. 40 & Tk. 42 | |||

(b) Tk. 39 & Tk. 41 | |||

(c) Tk. 38 & Tk. 40 | |||

(d) Tk. 37 & Tk. 39 | |||

(e) none of these | |||

Ans. b | |||

168. A school has raised 75% of the amount. It needs for a new building by receiving an average donation of Tk. 60 from the people already solicited. The people already solicited represent 60% of the people the college will ask for donations. If the college is to raise exactly the amount needed for the new building, how much must the remaining people donate per person? | |||

(a) Tk. 25 | |||

(b) Tk. 30 | |||

(c) Tk. 40 | |||

(d) 50 | |||

(e) 60 | |||

Ans. b | |||

In each of the question below are given two statements (i) and (ii), These statements may be either Independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or common causer. One of the two statement may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements. In your answer sheet: Mark (A) if statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect. Mark (B) if the statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect. Mark (C) if both the statements I and II are effects of independent cause. Mark (E) if both the statements I and II are effects of some common causes. | |||

169. Statement I. A majority of the first year student failed in mathematics. Statement II. The management has terminated the service of the contractual mathematics teacher. | |||

(a) A | |||

(b) B | |||

(c) C | |||

(d) D | |||

(e) E | |||

Ans. b | |||

170. Statement I. Many schools on the district are close down this year. Statement II. Severe draught situation gripped the state resulting into acute shortage of drinking water | |||

(a) A | |||

(b) B | |||

(c) C | |||

(d) D | |||

(e) E | |||

Ans. e | |||

171. Statement I. A ban on the use of plastic products has been imposed. Statement II. Small seal? Units producing plastic products are on the verge of closure. | |||

(a) A | |||

(b) B | |||

(c) C | |||

(d) D | |||

(e) E | |||

Ans. a | |||

172. Statement I. Police has launched a crackdown on all the criminal activities in the locality last month. Statement II. There has been a significant decline in the cases of criminal activities in the locality. | |||

(a) A | |||

(b) B | |||

(c) C | |||

(d) D | |||

(e) E | |||

Ans. a | |||

173. Statement I. A large number of devotees visited the temple on Sunday. Statement II. Every Sunday special prayers are offered. | |||

(a) A | |||

(b) B | |||

(c) C | |||

(d) D | |||

(e) E | |||

Ans. b | |||

Based on the statements of each question choose the appropriate answer | |||

174. All Good athletes wants to win, and all athletes who want to win eat a well balanced diet: therefore, all athletes who do not eat a well balanced diet are bad athletes, which of the following, if true, would most weaken the assumptions of the argument above? | |||

(a) Sara wants to win, but she is not a good athlete. | |||

(b) All the players of the national cricket team eat a well balanced diet. | |||

(c) No athlete who does not eat a well balanced diet wants to win. | |||

(d) Karim, the star cricketer, does not eat a well balanced diet, but he is a good athlete. | |||

Ans. e | |||

175. Monopoly is characterized by an absence or decline in completion. XYZ Corporation realizes that its operations are in competitive industries. Which of the following conclusions may be inferred from the above? | |||

(a) XYZ‘s market is not monopolistic | |||

(b) Monopoly is defined as one seller in the market. | |||

(c) XYZ corporation has no domestic competitions | |||

(d) All of the above. | |||

Ans. d |