Winner of BMS Gyaani Of the Day Contest 31/3/2013 is Bhavesh Yadav For the Second Time


Bhavesh Yadav
BMS Gyaani Of the day Contest 5.1

My bath has two taps and a plug hole. The cold tap on its own fills the bath in 12 minutes, the hot one in 5 minutes. The plug hole can drain the bath in 30 minutes with the taps off. How long will the bath take to fill if I leave both taps on with the plug left out?

a. 4 min.
b. 4.5 min
c. 5 min.
d. 6 min. The Correct Answer is A


BMS Gyaani Of the day Contest 5.2

During a recent cricket match, the total number of runs scored by the first six batsmen was 103. The first batsman scored half the runs of the second batsman, who in turn scored 6 runs fewer than the third batsman. The third batsman in turn scored two thirds the runs of the fourth batsman. The fifth batsman managed to score the same number of runs as the difference between the first and fourth batsman’s runs. Finally, the sixth batsman scored 14 fewer than the fifth batsman. Can you determine how many runs the sixth batsman managed to score?

a. 6
b. 7
c. 8
d. 9 The Correct Answer is D


BMS Gyaani Of the day Contest 5.3

Many years ago, a cruise liner sank in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The survivors luckily landed on a remote desert island. There was enough food for the 135 people to last four weeks. Nine days later a rescue ship appeared, unluckily this ship also sank, leaving an additional 36 people stranded on the island to now share the original rationed food. The food obviously had to be re-rationed, everyone was now on three-quarters of the original ration, so how many days in total would the food last for, from the day of the original sinking?

a. 28 days
b. 29 days
c. 30 days
d. 31 days The Correct Answer is B


BMS Gyaani Of the day Contest 5.4

Most Soldiers in the army are sad without their families and most people who are sad without their families are also expatriates, hence it has to follow that

a. Some soldiers in the army are also expatriates
b. No expatriates are soldiers in the army
c. Most expatriates live without their families.
d. Either a or b. The Correct Answer is D

BMS Gyaani Of the day Contest 5.5

Americans,________ , are pragmatists and moderates.

a. although
b. by far
c. out and out
d. by and large The Correct Answer is D

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