Sunday, February 3, 2013

CBSE - Class 9 - PSA Quiz (Quantitative Reasoning)

Quantitative Reasoning - PSA Quiz
CBSE - Class 9 - PSA Quiz (Quantitative Reasoning)

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[Seating arrangement Q1-2]
  • U,V,W,X,Y and Z are seated in a circle facing towards the centre. 
  • U and W are seated next to each other.
  • Y and V are seated next to each other.
  • V is immediate left of Z.
  • There are two persons between X and Y.
  • U is not seated next to Y.

Q1: Who is immediate left of Y?
(a) W
(b) V
(c) Z
(d) cannot find it.

Q2: How many persons are seated between Z and Y if we go anti-clockwise from Z to Y?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) none of these

[ODD ONE OUT - Q3-5]
In questions 3 to 5, find the odd word or number from the given choices.

(a) Mobile Phone
(b) Laptop
(c) iPod
(d) Wall Clock

(a) Copper
(b) Diamond
(c) Silver
(d) Lead

(a) 81
(b) 36
(c) 35
(d) 128

Q6: Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?

  1. Call Letter
  2. Application
  3. Advertisement
  4. Interview
  5. Appointment order.
(a) 3, 1, 2, 5, 4
(b) 3, 2, 1, 4, 5
(c) 2, 1, 3, 4, 5
(d) 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Q7: 38% of 4500 - 25% of ? = 1640. The correct value for '?' is:

(a) 260
(b) 270
(c) 280
(d) 290

Q8: The average of five numbers is 49. The average of first and second numbers is 48 and the average of the fourth and fifth number is 28. What is the third number?

(a) 92
(b) 91
(c) 93
(d) none of these

Q9: Mr. Khanna took a loan of ₹10,000 on simple interest for two years at rate 3% p.a. The total amount that he will be paying as interest in 2 years is 3% of his monthly salary. What is his monthly salary?

(a) ₹ 30,000
(b) ₹ 16,000
(c) ₹ 12,000
(d) ₹ 20,000

Q10: If EARTH is coded as SUBDZ then TEAR and HER are coded as:


Q11: Given below are different positions of a dice. What shall come in place of  'X'?

(a) 2
(b) 1
(c) 3
(d) 5

Q12: Area of a square is four times the area of a rectangle. The length of the rectangle is 25m and its width is 1m less than one-fifth of its length. The perimeter of the square is:

(a) 40m
(b) 60m
(c) 80m
(d) 120m

Q13: How many meaningful English words can be formed with letters 'ADIC' using each letter only once in each word?

(a) none
(b) one
(c) two
(d) more than three

Q14: In a class of 40 students, if Sonia is at 30th position from one end, what is her position from the other end?

(a) 9
(b) 10
(c) 11
(d) 12

1: (a) W
2: (c) 3
3: (d) Wall Clock
4: (b) Diamond
5: (d) 128
6: (b) 3, 2, 1, 4, 5
7: (c) 280
8: (c) 93
9: (d) ₹ 20,000
10: (d) DSUB, ZSB
11: (c) 3
12: (c) 80m
13: (b) one
14: (c) 11


  1. Please check :
    There are two persons between X and X.
    X and X how can it be ????

  2. psa paper is good but plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.............
    start giving the solutions of the problems i.e. d way u solved it.

  3. Yo! Pushpa Well its quite simple to solve that question. first thing , you mistook X for Y.any more doubts leme explain ya in school