# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2017 – Miscellaneous Word Problems – Set 1

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of Quantitative Aptitude Questions based on miscellaneous word problems on Average, interest, profit & loss etc.

1. Phunsuk Wangdu invested a certain amount in Debt and
Equity Funds in the ratio of 4 : 5. At the end of one year, he earned a total
dividend of 30% on his investment. After one year, he reinvested the amount
including the dividend in the ratio of 6 : 7 in Debt and Equity Funds. If the
amount reinvested in Equity Funds was ₹94,500,
what was the original amount invested in Equity Funds?
1) ₹75,000
2) ₹81,000
3) ₹60,000
4) ₹65,000
5) None of these
2. The age of the father is 30 years more than the son’s
age. Ten years hence, the father’s age will become three times the son’s age
that time. What is the son’s present age in years?
1) Eight
2) Seven
3) Five
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these
3. If the length of a rectangular field is increased by 20%
and the breadth is reduced by 20%, the area of the rectangle will be 192 m2.
What is the area of the original rectangle?
1) 184 m2
2) 196 m2
3) 204 m2
4) 225 m2
5) None of these
4. The product of one-third of a number and 150% of another
number is what per cent of the product of the original numbers?
1) 80%
2) 50%
3) 75%
4) 120%
5) None of these
5. Inside a square plot, a circular garden is developed
which exactly fits in the square plot and the diameter of the garden is equal
to the side of the square plot which is 28 metres. What is the area of the
space left out in the square plot after developing the garden?
1) 98 m2
2) 146 m2
3) 84 m2
4) 168 m2
5) None of these
6. Fresh grapes contain 85% water by weight while dry grapes
contain 25% water. What is the weight of dry grapes in 25 kg fresh grapes?
1) 3 kg
2) 3.75 kg
3) 4 kg
4) 5 kg
5) None of these
7. An unscrupulous shopkeeper marks up the cost price of an
article by 30% and then offers a discount of 20% to please his customers. Apart
from this, he also uses false weight, which is 15% less than the original
weight. What is his profit percentage?
1) 13 14/33 %
2) 18 17/35 %
3) 36 49/61 %
4) 47 37/53 %
5) None of these
8. Two trains start simultaneously from Lucknow and Jaipur
towards each other with speeds of 70 km/hr and 90 km/hr respectively. When they
met each other it was observed that one of them had covered 350 km more than
the other. Find the distance between Lucknow and Jaipur.
1) 2800 km
2) 3200 km
3) 1800 km
4) 2600 km
5) None of these
9. A spherical ball whose radius is 42 cm is completely
immersed in a vessel filled with water. Find the volume of water displaced by
the ball.
1) 392784 cm3
2) 321474 cm3
3) 310464 cm3
4) 784631 cm3
5) None of these
10. Gulam Ali took a loan of ₹75000
at a simple rate of interest 14% per annum for 3 years and invested the money
thus obtained at the rate of 14% per annum for the same period, compounding
annually. How much money did he gain or lose in the whole transaction?
1) ₹4615.80
gain
2) ₹4615.80
loss
3) ₹3615
gain
4) ₹4214
loss
5) None of these

Answers:

1. 1
2. 3
3. 5
4. 2
5. 4
6. 4
7. 5
8. 5
9. 3
10. 1

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