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1. In the recently concluded

referendum in New York, regarding calling back US troops from Iraq,600 people

voted on a referendum, but after some discussion the opponents increased by

150%. The motion was then rejected by a majority two times as great as that by,

which it was formerly passed. How many people voted against the initial

referendum?

referendum in New York, regarding calling back US troops from Iraq,600 people

voted on a referendum, but after some discussion the opponents increased by

150%. The motion was then rejected by a majority two times as great as that by,

which it was formerly passed. How many people voted against the initial

referendum?

(a) 400

(b) 300

(c) 200

(d) 500

2. In Patna University, out of

every 7 students learning science, 3 take literature as well; for every student

taking at least one of these two courses, there are 3 students who take up

neither. If 10% of the students take only science, the percentages who have

taken science is:

every 7 students learning science, 3 take literature as well; for every student

taking at least one of these two courses, there are 3 students who take up

neither. If 10% of the students take only science, the percentages who have

taken science is:

(a) 17 ½ %

(b) 23 1/3 %

(c) 7 ½ %

(d) Cannot be determined

3. 60% of the students of a class

are boys and in an examination, 80%of the girls scored more than 40 marks (out

of a maximum possible 150 marks). If 60% of the total students scored more than

40 marks in the same examination, find the fraction of the boys who scored 40

marks or less.

are boys and in an examination, 80%of the girls scored more than 40 marks (out

of a maximum possible 150 marks). If 60% of the total students scored more than

40 marks in the same examination, find the fraction of the boys who scored 40

marks or less.

(a) 8/15

(b) 7/15

(c) 4/5

(d) 1/5

4. A thousand people voted on a

resolution with 10% of the votes being invalid. After some discussion 1,000

people voted again. This time there were 20% invalid votes. The opponents were

increased by 50% while the motion was now rejected by a majority, which is 300%

more than it was formerly passed by. How many people voted against the

resolution after the discussion?

resolution with 10% of the votes being invalid. After some discussion 1,000

people voted again. This time there were 20% invalid votes. The opponents were

increased by 50% while the motion was now rejected by a majority, which is 300%

more than it was formerly passed by. How many people voted against the

resolution after the discussion?

(a) 400

(b) 200

(c) 300

(d) 500

5. Recently I had gone to a

locality called Shadigarh for conducting a survey about the number of married

persons in the locality. The population of the locality is 7,200 and 11/18th of

those are males and the rest females. If 40% of the males are married, find

percentage of married females in the locality.

locality called Shadigarh for conducting a survey about the number of married

persons in the locality. The population of the locality is 7,200 and 11/18th of

those are males and the rest females. If 40% of the males are married, find

percentage of married females in the locality.

(a) 48 1/7%

(b) 52 4/7%

(c) 62 6/7%

(d) 71 1/7%

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6. Nitish was to get a 50% hike

in his pay but the computer operator wrongly typed the figure as 80% and

printed the new pay slip. He received this revised salary for three months

before the organization realized the mistake. What percentage of his correct

new salary will he get in the fourth month, if the excess paid to him in the

previous three months is to be deducted from his fourth month?

in his pay but the computer operator wrongly typed the figure as 80% and

printed the new pay slip. He received this revised salary for three months

before the organization realized the mistake. What percentage of his correct

new salary will he get in the fourth month, if the excess paid to him in the

previous three months is to be deducted from his fourth month?

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 40%

(d) 33 1/3%

7. In the US opinion polls held

during August, 60% of the respondents favoured Walter Mondale while the rest

favoured George W. Bush. It was found in September polls that 10% of Mondale

supporters switched their preference to Bush, while the same percentage of

Bush’s supporters also switched their preference to Mondale. What percentage of

the electorate should now switch their preference from Mondale to Bush so that

they are at par?

during August, 60% of the respondents favoured Walter Mondale while the rest

favoured George W. Bush. It was found in September polls that 10% of Mondale

supporters switched their preference to Bush, while the same percentage of

Bush’s supporters also switched their preference to Mondale. What percentage of

the electorate should now switch their preference from Mondale to Bush so that

they are at par?

(a) 6%

(b) 8%

(c) 10%

(d) 14%

8. An index of 12 shares

contains, among others, the shares of Reliance, HLL and Infosys with weightage

of 7%, 13%and 15% respectively. What is the increase in the prices of other

shares, if these three rise by 9%, 10% and 4% respectively, while the index

rises by 6%?

contains, among others, the shares of Reliance, HLL and Infosys with weightage

of 7%, 13%and 15% respectively. What is the increase in the prices of other

shares, if these three rise by 9%, 10% and 4% respectively, while the index

rises by 6%?

(a) 5.34%

(b) 4.91%

(c) 4.58%

(d) Cannot be determined

9. A community service

organisation has raised 80% of the donation that it needed for a new building

by receiving an average donation of ₹ 400 per person from a group of people. To

raise the remaining amount, the organisation now intends approaching another

group of people which has two-thirds the number of people as the first group.

What should be the average donation per person from the new group?

organisation has raised 80% of the donation that it needed for a new building

by receiving an average donation of ₹ 400 per person from a group of people. To

raise the remaining amount, the organisation now intends approaching another

group of people which has two-thirds the number of people as the first group.

What should be the average donation per person from the new group?

(a) ₹ 100

(b) ₹ 150

(c) ₹ 200

(d) ₹ 250

10. 60% of the employees of Due

North Inc. are female, and 75% of the men earn more than ₹ 25,000 per year. If

45% of the company’s employees earn more than ₹ 25,000 per year, what fraction

of the women employed by the company earn ₹ 25,000 per year or less?

North Inc. are female, and 75% of the men earn more than ₹ 25,000 per year. If

45% of the company’s employees earn more than ₹ 25,000 per year, what fraction

of the women employed by the company earn ₹ 25,000 per year or less?

(a) 2/11

(b) 1/4

(c) 1/3

(d) 3/4

1. C

2. A

3. B

4. A

5. C

6. C

7. D

8. A

9. B

10. B

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