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*Here is a set of Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for LIC AAO 2016.*

**1. A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at cost price but he mixes it with water and thereby**

**gains 25%. The percentage of water in the mixture is ___________.**

(a) 10%

(b) 15%

(c) 20%

(d) 25%

(e) None of these

**2. A can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture are drawn**

**off and the can in filled with B, the ratio of A and B becomes 7 : 9. How many litres of liquid A was**

**contained by the can initially?**

(a) 10

(b) 20

(c) 21

(d) 25

(e) None of these

**3. Ram prepares solutions of alcohol in water according to customers’ needs. This morning Ram has**

**prepared 27 litres of a 12% alcohol solution and kept it ready in a 27 litre delivery container to be**

**shipped to the customer. Just before delivery, he finds out that the customer had asked for 27 litres of**

**21% alcohol solution. To prepare what the customer wants, Ram replaces a portion of 12% solution by**

**39% solution. How many litres of 12% solution are replaced?**

(a) 5

(b) 9

(c) 10

(d) 12

(e) None of these

**4. There are two containers : the first contains 500 ml of alcohol, while the second contains 500 ml of**

**water. Three cups of alcohol from the first container is removed and is mixed well in the second**

**container. Then three cups of this mixture is removed and is mixed in the first container. Let ‘A’ denote**

**the proportion of water in the first container and ‘B’ denote the proportion of alcohol in the second**

**container. Then,**

(a) A > B

(b) A < B

(c) A = B

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**5. The average age of a couple is 25 years. The average age of the family just after the birth of the first**

**child was 18 years. The average age of the family just after the second child was born was 15 years. The**

**average age of the family after the third and the fourth children (who are twins) were born was 12**

**years. If the present average age of the family of six persons is 16 years, how old is the eldest child ?**

(a) 6 years

(b) 7 years

(c) 8 years

(d) 9 years

(e) None of these

**6. A dairyman pays Rs 6.4 per litre of milk. He adds water and sells the mixture at Rs 8 per litre, thereby**

**making 37.5% profit. The proportion of water to milk received by the customers is :**

(a) 1 : 5

(b) 1 : 10

(c) 1 : 20

(d) 1 : 12

(e) None of these

**7. A man sells an article at 5% profit. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold if for Rs 1 less, he would**

**have gained 10%. Find the cost price.**

(a) 100

(b) 150

(c) 200

(d) 250

(e) None of these

**8. Instead of a metre scale cloth merchant uses a 120 cm scale while buying but uses an 80 cm scale**

**while selling the same cloth. If he offers a discount of 20 per cent of cash payment, what is his overall**

**per cent profit?**

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 40%

(d) 15%

(e) None of these

**9. A and B invested in the ratio 3 : 2 in a business. If 5% of the total profit goes to charity and A’s share is**

**Rs 855, the total profit is**

(a) Rs 1000

(b) Rs 1500

(c) Rs 1450

(d) Rs 1475

(e) None of these

**10. A and B start a business. A invests Rs 600 more than B for 4 months and B for 5 months. A’s share is**

**Rs 48 more than that of B, out of a total profit of Rs 528. The capital contributed by each is**

(a) Rs 1200, Rs 1800

(b) Rs 1300, Rs 1700

(c) Rs 1350, Rs 1850

(d) Rs 1250, Rs 1600

(e) None of these

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