Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2015 – Set 24 – Mixed Problems

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1. The prize money of
Rs. 1,800 is divided among 3 students A, B and C in such a way that 4 times the

share of A is equal to 6 times the share
of B, which is equal to 3 times the share of C. Then A’s share is
(a) Rs. 400
(b) Rs. 600
(c) Rs. 700
(d) Rs. 800
(e) None of these

Solutions –
2. The average of 5
consecutive numbers is n. If the next two numbers are also included, the
average of
the 7 numbers will
(a) increase by 2
(b) increase by 1
(c) remain the same
(d) increase by 1.4
(e) None of these

Solutions –
3. The compound
interest on a certain sum for two years is Rs. 618, whereas the simple interest
on the
same sum at the same rate for
two years is Rs. 600. The ratio of interest per annum is
(a) 18%
(b) 9%
(c) 6%
(d) 3%
(e) None of these

Solutions –
4. A bag contains Rs.
216 in the form of one rupee, 50 paise and 25 paise coins in the ratio of 2 : 3
: 4.
The number of 50 paise coins is
(a) 96
(b) 144
(c) 114
(d) 141
(e) None of these

Solutions –
5. Out of 40 boys in
a class, average weight of 30 is 60 kg and the average weight of the remaining
is 56
kg. The average weight (in
kilogram) of the whole class is
(a) 58.5
(b) 58
(c) 57
(d) 59
(e) None of these

Solutions –
6. A CD was sold at a
profit of 12 ½ % . If it had been sold at a profit of 15%, it would have gained
him Rs.
10 more. The cost prices of
CD is (in Rs.)
(a) 450
(b) 500
(c) 400
(d) 550
(e) None of these

Solutions –
7. Mr. X’s salary is
increased by 20%. On the increase, the tax rate is 10% higher. The percentage

increase in his tax liability is :
(a) 20
(b) 22
(c) 23
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Solutions –
8. Half the girls and
one-third of the boys of a college reside in the hostel. What fractional part
of the
student body is hostel dwellers
if the total number of girls in the college is 100 and is ¼ of the total
student strength ?
(a) 3/5
(b) 5/8
(c) 2/5
(d) 8/5
(e) None of these

Solutions –
9. A train covers 180
km distance in 4 hours. Another train covers the same distance in 1 hour less.
is the difference in the
distances covered by these trains in one hour ?
(a) 45 km
(b) 9 km
(c) 40 km
(d) 25 km
(e) None of these

Solutions –
10. A man sells an
article at 5% profit. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold it for Rs. 1 less,
he would
have gained 10%. The cost
price of the article is :
(a) Rs. 200
(b) Rs. 150
(c) Rs. 240
(d) Rs. 280
(e) None of these

Solutions –


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