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Q81.
If the first three letters of the word “COMPREHENSION” are reversed, then the last three letters are added and then the remaining letters are reversed and added, then which letter will be exactly in the middle ?
1) H 2) R
3) S 4) N
5)None of these
Answer : S
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Q82.
If the letters of the word EXORBITANT are rearranged by reversing the order of first half of letters and also reversing the order of remaining letters, which letter will be fourth to the right of the eighth letter from the right ?
1) O 2) X
3) N 4) A
5)None of these
Answer : O
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Q83.
If the digits on the dial of a wall clock are replaced by alternate English alphabet beginning with C, which will replace 1, then which letter will replace ‘9’ ?
1) Q 2) S
3) T 4) I
5)None of these
Answer : S
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Q84.
Four of the following five are alike and form a group. Which of the following is not fit for them ?
1) 62 2) 42
3) 152 4) 110
5)156
Answer : 110
Explanation : 110 is the only number which is divisible by 10.
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Q85.
Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Eight friends Q, R, S, T, V, W, Y and Z are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. There are three males and five females in the group of friends. No two males are immediate neighbours of each other. V sits second to the right of his wife. S sits third to the right of V. W sits second to the right of her husband Z. Z is not an immediate neighbour of V's wife. T is a male and Y is not an immediate neighbour of V. R sits second to the right of Q. 

What is the position of T with respect to Z  ?
1) Third to the right 2) Third to the left
3) Second to the right 4) Forth to the rights
5)None of these
Answer : Third to the right
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Q86.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria :
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Rita has completed 25 years recently, and has a bright academic career all through. She is B.Sc. in Statistics with distinction. She has done her post-graduation securing 70% marks, and has got her Ph.D. very recently. She is working as a research fellow in a reputed academic institute since 2013.
1) Refer to the Chairman 2) Refer to the President
3) Refer to the Director 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : Refer to the Chairman
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Q87.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfils all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Miss. Tina has done her graduation and post-graduation in Statistics with 70% and 78% marks respectively. She has registered for Ph.D. and has also got around five research paper publications to her credit. Her date of birth is 17.7.1985. She is working in a private company since 2011.
1) Refer to the Director 2) Refer to the Chairman
3) Refer to the President 4) To be selected
5)Not to be selected
Answer : Refer to the President
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Q88.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

John, a post-graduate with 55% marks in Commerce, has studied Economics and Statistics in graduation as well as post-graduation. He has also done M.Phil, and has more than five research paper publications. He is teaching in the University since January 2013. His date of birth is 5.9.86.
1) Refer to the Chairman 2) Refer to the President
3) Refer to the Director 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : Refer to the Director
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Q89.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Prakash has completed graduation with 67% marks, having Statistics as main subject. He has also completed post-graduation with 70% marks. His date of birth is 19.7.1989. He has registered for Ph.D. In 2012 and has four research publications to his credit. He has been working as a lecturer since 2013.
1) Refer to the President 2) Refer to the Chairman
3) Refer to the Director 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : To be selected
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Q90.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Alok, a 27-year-old post-graduate in Statistics with 65% marks, is working as a lecturer in a degree college for past two years. Statistics was his main subject at B.Sc. He is doing M.Phil, and plans to do Ph.D.
1) Refer to the Chairman 2) Refer to the Executive Director
3) Refer to the President 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : Not to be selected
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