Quantitative Aptitude

1. The percentage marks obtained by Sushma in History and Maths is 60. If she got 90 marks out of 150 in Maths, then out of 100 the marks obtained by Sushma in History is

(1) 40

(2) 30

(3) 50

(4) 60

(5) None of these

2. The CP of an article is 30% of the SP. The percentage that the SP is of the CP is

(1) 60

(2) 200/3

(3) 300

(4) 250

(5) None of these

3. A trader mixes 26 kg of tea at Rs 2 per kg with 30 kg of tea of other variety at Rs 3.60 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs 3 per kg. What is his profit per cent?

(1) 8

(2) 5

(3) 10

(4) No profit, no loss

(5) None of these

4. A house was sold for Rs 12600 at the profit of 50%. Had it been sold for Rs 13000, what would have been the profit per cent?

(1) 60

(2) 59

(3) 58

(4) 65

(5) None of these

5. In a factory 600 men and 400 women were working whose average wages per day were Rs 2.55. If a woman receives 50 paise less than a man, then find their daily wages.

(1) Man Z 75, Woman 2.25

(2) Man 3.25, Woman 2.75

(3) Man 3, Woman 2.50

(4) Man 2.50, Woman 2

(5) None of the above

6. A train, when it moves at an average speed of 40 km/h, reaches its destination on time. When its average speed becomes 35 km/h, it reaches its destination 15 min late. Find the length of the journey.

(1) 40 km

(2) 70 km

(3) 30 km

(4) 80 km

(5) None of these

7. The average weight of three men A, B and C is 84 kg. Another man D joins the group and the average now becomes 80 kg. If another man E, whose weight is 3 kg more than D’s, replaces A, then the average weight of B, C, D and E becomes 79 kg. The weight of A is

(1) 75 kg

(2) 80 kg

(3) 70 kg

(4) 85 kg

(5) None of these

8. If the length and the breadth of a rectangular plot be increased by 50% and 20% respectively, how many times will its area be increased?

(1) 3/2

(2) 2

(3) 17/5

(4) 4

(5) None of these

9. 45 men complete a piece of works in 30 days working 12 h a day. In how many days will 60 men complete that work working 10 h a day?

(1) 31

(2) 29

(3) 27

(4) 33

(5) None of these

10. The cost price of 13 chairs and 5 tables is Rs 5200 while the cost price of 10 chairs and 7 tables is Rs 4035. What is cost of a chair?

(1) Rs 250

(2) Rs 245

(3) Rs 225

(4) Rs 275

(5) None of these

11. Rahim, Karim and Shamim invest Rs 2000, Rs 3000 and Rs 4000 respectively in a, business. Rahim withdraws his capital 4 months later and Karim withdraws his capital 8 months later. At the end of the year they make a profit of Rs 900. What will Rahim receive out of the profit?

(1) Rs 270

(2) Rs 180.

(3) Rs 540

(4) Rs 90

(5) Rs 120

12. If A : B = 3 : 4 and B : C = 8 : 9, then A : B : C is equal to

(1) 8 : 6 : 9

(2) 6 :8 : 9

(3) 9 : 8 : 6

(4) 3 : 32 : 9

(5) None of these

13. Two pipes can separately fill up a cistern in 2 h and 3 h respectively. If both the pipes are open simultaneously, in how many minutes will the cistern be filled?

(1) 60

(2) 80

(3) 72

(4) 51

(5) None of these

14. What is twice the difference between the biggest and smallest 5-digit numbers formed with digits 0, 2, 3, 6, 7?

(1) 101906

(2) 71816

(3) 11906

(4) 116226

(5) None of these