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Question number: 147
» Aptitude
Question
In the class of 40 students, 30 speak Hindi and 20 speak English. What is the lowest possible number of students who speak both the languages?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  30 

b.  15 

c.  10 

d.  20 

Answer
c.Explanation
 In a class of 40 students, 30 speak Hindi and 20 speak English.
 Total number of students who can speak either Hindi or English =
 As there are only 40 students, we can say there are 50 – 40 = 10 students who can speak both languages Hindi and English.
 We are asked the same thing, lowest number of students who can speak both languages, which will be 10.
Question number: 148
» Aptitude
Question
According to the stock policy of a company, each employee in the technical division is given 15 shares of the company and each employee in the recruitment division is given 10 shares. Employees belonging to both committees get 25 shares each. There are 20 employees in the company, and each one belongs to at least one division. The cost of each share is $10. If the technical division has 15 employees and the recruitment division has 10 employees, then what is the total cost of the shares given by the company?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  3120 

b.  3150 

c.  3250 

d.  2750 

Answer
d.Explanation
 We already know that,
 So, there are total 5 employees common between technical and recruitment division.
 Employee of technical division is given 10 shares of the company.
 The cost of each share is $10.
 So, total cost of technical shares
 Employee of recruitment division is given 5 shares of the company.
 The cost of each share is $10.
 So, total cost of recruitment shares
 There are 5 employees’ common between both technical and recruitment division.
 Share given to Technical as well as recruitment people is 25
 So, total cost of recruitment as well as technical people
 Total shares.
 Total cost of shares