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$10$% of the population in a town is $\text{HIV}\large ^{+}$. A new diagnostic kit for $\text{HIV}$ detection is available; this kit correctly identifies $\text{HIV}\large ^{+}$ individuals $95$% of the time, and $\text{HIV}\large ^{-}$ ... of the time. A particular patient is tested using this kit and is found to be positive. The probability that the individual is actually positive is ______.
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 2.7k views
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$X$ is $1$ km northeast of $Y$. $Y$ is $1$ km southeast of $Z$. $W$ is $1$ km west of $Z$. $P$ is $1$ km south of $W$. $Q$ is $1$ km east of $P$. What is the distance between $X$ and $Q$ in km? $1$ $\sqrt{2}$ $\sqrt{3}$ $2$
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 792 views
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The total exports and revenues from the exports of a country are given in the two pie charts below. The pie chart for exports shows the quantity of each item as a percentage of the total quantity of exports. The pie chart for the revenues shows the percentage of the total revenue generated ... $4$ per kilogram? $1:2$ $2:1$ $1:4$ $4:1$
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 1.6k views
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Moving into a world of big data will require us to change our thinking about the merits of exactitude. To apply the conventional mindset of measurement to the digital, connected world of the twenty-first century is to miss a crucial point. As mentioned earlier, ... Big data is obsessed with exactness Exactitude is not critical in dealing with big data Sparse data leads to a bias in the analysis
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Verbal Ability makhdoom ghaya 793 views
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In a group of four children, Som is younger to Riaz. Shiv is elder to Ansu. Ansu is youngest in the group. Which of the following statements is/are required to find the eldest child in the group? Statements 1. Shiv is younger to Riaz. 2. Shiv is elder to Som. ... $1$ and $2$ are both required to determine the eldest child. Statements $1$ and $2$ are not sufficient to determine the eldest child.
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 1.1k views
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The population of a new city is $5$ million and is growing at $20\%$ annually. How many years would it take to double at this growth rate? $3-4$ years $4-5$ years $5-6$ years $6-7$ years
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 3.4k views
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In any given year, the probability of an earthquake greater than Magnitude $6$ occurring in the Garhwal Himalayas is $0.04$. The average time between successive occurrences of such earthquakes is ____ years.
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 1.5k views
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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the sentence below? $\text{“As a woman, I have no country.” }$ Women have no country. Women are not citizens of any country. Women’s solidarity knows no national boundaries. Women of all countries have equal legal rights.
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Verbal Ability makhdoom ghaya 726 views
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence. _______ is the key to their happiness; they are satisfied with what they have. Contentment Ambition Perseverance Hunger
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Verbal Ability makhdoom ghaya 524 views
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Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence. A person suffering from Alzheimer’s disease ______ short-term memory loss. Experienced Has experienced Is experiencing Experiences
asked Mar 21, 2016 in Verbal Ability makhdoom ghaya 744 views
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