** Q1.** Two numbers are less than the third number by 50% and 54% respectively. By how much per cent is the second number less than the first number?

(a) 13%

(b) 10%

(c) 12%

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**(a) Increase approximately by 2%**

Q2. The strength of a school increases and decreases every alternate year. It starts with Increase by 10% and thereafter the percentage of increase/decrease is the same. Which of the following is definitely true about the strength of the school in 2000 as compared to that in 1996 ?

Q2. The strength of a school increases and decreases every alternate year. It starts with Increase by 10% and thereafter the percentage of increase/decrease is the same. Which of the following is definitely true about the strength of the school in 2000 as compared to that in 1996 ?

(b) Decrease approximately by 2%

(c) Increase approximately by 20%

(d) Decrease approximately by 20%

(e) None of these

**(a) 36.4**

Q3. Kamlesh bought 65 books for Rs. 1,050 from one shop and 50 books for Rs. 1,020 from another. What is the average price he paid per book?

Q3. Kamlesh bought 65 books for Rs. 1,050 from one shop and 50 books for Rs. 1,020 from another. What is the average price he paid per book?

(b) Rs. 18.20

(c) Rs. 24

(d) 18

(e) None of these

**(a) 3/4**

Q4. A bag contains 6 black and 8 white balls. One ball is drawn at random. What is the probability that the ball drawn Is white?30) 4

Q4. A bag contains 6 black and 8 white balls. One ball is drawn at random. What is the probability that the ball drawn Is white?30) 4

(b) 4/7

(c) 1/8

(d) 3/7

(e) 1/4

**(a) Rs. 238**

Q5. Samira, Mahira and Kiara rented a set of DVDs at a rent of Rs. 578. If they used it for 8 hours, 12 hours and 14 hours respectively, what is Kiara’s share of rent to be paid ?

Q5. Samira, Mahira and Kiara rented a set of DVDs at a rent of Rs. 578. If they used it for 8 hours, 12 hours and 14 hours respectively, what is Kiara’s share of rent to be paid ?

(b) Rs. 204

(c) Rs. 192

(d) Rs. 215

(e) None of these

**(a) 3 : 2**

Q6. The ratio of present ages of P and Q is 8 : After 4 years their ages will be in the ratio 4 : 3 respectively. What will be the ratio of P’s age after 7 years from now and Q’s age now?

Q6. The ratio of present ages of P and Q is 8 : After 4 years their ages will be in the ratio 4 : 3 respectively. What will be the ratio of P’s age after 7 years from now and Q’s age now?

(b) 1 : 2

(c) 2 : 1

(d) 3 : 1

(e) None of these

**(a) Rs. 21,450**

Q7. Tanvi started a business investing Rs. 45,000. After 8 months Anisha joined her with a capital of Rs. 52,000. At the end of the year the total profit was Rs. 56,165. What is the share of profits of Anisha ?

Q7. Tanvi started a business investing Rs. 45,000. After 8 months Anisha joined her with a capital of Rs. 52,000. At the end of the year the total profit was Rs. 56,165. What is the share of profits of Anisha ?

(b) Rs. 24,440

(c) Rs. 27,635

(d) Rs. 31,765

(e) None of these

**(a) Rs. 1,314**

Q8. The profit earned after selling an article for Rs. 1,516 are the same as loss incurred after selling the article for Rs. 1,112. What is the cost price of the article ?

Q8. The profit earned after selling an article for Rs. 1,516 are the same as loss incurred after selling the article for Rs. 1,112. What is the cost price of the article ?

(b) Rs. 1,343

(c) Rs. 1,414

(d) Rs. 1,434

(e) None of these

**(a) 120**

Q9. In how many different ways can the letters of the word TOTAL be arranged ?

Q9. In how many different ways can the letters of the word TOTAL be arranged ?

(b) 60

(c) 48

(d) 72

(e) None of these

**(a) Rs. 16000**

Q10. Vishwas borrowed a total amount of Rs. 30,000 part of it on simple interest, rate of 12 p.c.p.a. and remaining on simple interest rate of 10 p.c.p.a. If at the end of 2 years he paid in all Rs. 36.480 to settle the loan amount, what was the amount borrowed at 12 p.c.p.a.?

Q10. Vishwas borrowed a total amount of Rs. 30,000 part of it on simple interest, rate of 12 p.c.p.a. and remaining on simple interest rate of 10 p.c.p.a. If at the end of 2 years he paid in all Rs. 36.480 to settle the loan amount, what was the amount borrowed at 12 p.c.p.a.?

(b) Rs. 18000

(c) Rs. 17500

(d) Rs. 12000

(e) None of these

**(a) 12**

Q11. 9 children can complete a piece of work in 360 days. 18 men can complete the same piece of work in 72 days and 12 women can complete the piece of work in 162 days in how many days can 4 men12 women and 10 children together complete the piece of work?

Q11. 9 children can complete a piece of work in 360 days. 18 men can complete the same piece of work in 72 days and 12 women can complete the piece of work in 162 days in how many days can 4 men12 women and 10 children together complete the piece of work?

(b) 36

(c) 48

(d) 24

(e) None of these

**[1] Rs. 16411.5**

Q12. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 45,400 at the end of two years at the rate of 15 p.c.p.a. ?

Q12. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 45,400 at the end of two years at the rate of 15 p.c.p.a. ?

[2] Rs. 14461.5

[3] Rs. 16461.5

[4] Rs. 14641.5

[5] None of these

**(a) 270 metres**

Q13. A train running at the speed of 20 metres/second crosses a pole in 24 seconds less than the time it requires to cross a platform thrice its length at the same speed. What is the length of the train ?

Q13. A train running at the speed of 20 metres/second crosses a pole in 24 seconds less than the time it requires to cross a platform thrice its length at the same speed. What is the length of the train ?

(b) 340 metres

(c) 180 metres

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of theSe

**(a) 430**

Q14. A 350 metre long train crosses a pole in 30 seconds. What is the speed of train (in kmph) ?

Q14. A 350 metre long train crosses a pole in 30 seconds. What is the speed of train (in kmph) ?

(b) 425

(c) 385

(d) 420

(e) None of these

**(a) Rs. 87,954**

Q15. Length of the floor of a rectangular auditorium is 6 metre more than the radius of a circle with a circumference of 572 m. The perimeter of the floor of the rectangular auditorium is 356 m. What will be cost of flooring the auditorium (only the floor of the auditorium) , if the cost of flooring is Rs. 12/ square meter ?

Q15. Length of the floor of a rectangular auditorium is 6 metre more than the radius of a circle with a circumference of 572 m. The perimeter of the floor of the rectangular auditorium is 356 m. What will be cost of flooring the auditorium (only the floor of the auditorium) , if the cost of flooring is Rs. 12/ square meter ?

(b) Rs. 91.236

(c) Rs. 94,284

(d) Rs. 75,490

(e) None of these

**(a) 18%**

Q16. Diameter of a cylindrical jar is increased by 25%. By what percent must the height be decreased so that there is no change in its volume ?

Q16. Diameter of a cylindrical jar is increased by 25%. By what percent must the height be decreased so that there is no change in its volume ?

(b) 25%

(c) 32%

(d) 36%

(e) None of these

__ANSWERS :__

**1**e

**2**b

**3**d

**4**b

**5**a

**6**d

**7**e

**8**a

**9**b

**10**d

**11**b

**12**d

**13**e

**14**d

**15**c

**16**d