**Directions **(Q. Nos. 1-3) *Study the information given below **and answer the questions that follow.*

An article was bought for Rs 5200. Its price was marked up by 15%. Thereafter it was sold at a discount of 9% on the marked price.

1. What was the amount of discount given?

(1) Rs 528.20

(2) Rs 519.20

(3) Rs 533.20

(4) Rs 538.20

(5) Rs 529.20

2. What was the marked price of the article?

(1) Rs 5780

(2) Rs 5880

(3) Rs 5990

(4) Rs 5790

(5) Rs 5980

3. What was the per cent profit earned on the transaction?

(1) 4.85

(2) 4.65

(3) 4.35

(4) 4.45

(5) 4.25

4. A and *B *together can complete a particular task in 4 days. If *A *alone can complete the same task in 12 days, how many days will *B *take to complete the task if he works alone?

(1) 9

(2) 7

(3) ^{5}

(4) 3

(5) None of these

5. What is the least number to be added to 2530 to make it a perfect square?

(1) 50

(2) 65

(3) 75

(4) 80

(5) None of these

6. The area of a rectangle is 1209 sq m. Its length measures 39 m. How much is its perimeter?

(1) 122 m

(2) 134 m

(3) 148 m

(4) 144 m

(5) None of these

7. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs 9000 at the rate of 11% per annum in 2 yr?

(1) Rs 2089.90

(2) Rs 2140.90

(3) Rs 2068.50

(4) Rs 2085.50

(5) None of these

8. 10 yr ago, the ages of A and *B *were in the ratio 13 : 17, respectively. 17 yr from now the respective ratio of their ages will be 10 : 11. What is the age of *B *at present?

(1) 23 yr

(2) 40 yr

(3) 27 yr

(4) 44 yr

(5) None of these

9. The average of four consecutive odd numbers *P, Q, R *and *S *respectively (in increasing order) is 104. What is the sum of *P *and *S?*

(1) 204

(2) 208

(3) 206

(4) 212

(5) None of these

10. Find the average of the following set of scores. 142, 93, 102, 206, 115, 98

(1) 122

(2) 106

(3) 138

(4) 117

(5) None of these