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1.  The banker's gain of a certain sum due 2 years hence at 10% per annum is Rs. 24. The present worth is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation:
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2. 
The rate percent is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Let T.D. be Re. 1.
S.I. on Rs. 11 for 2 years is Rs. 1.10
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3.  When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: 85 : 18700 = 115 : x
Hence, S.P. = Rs. 25,300. Learn more problems on : Profit and Loss Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
4. 


Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
= 4 (where a = 469, b = 174.) Learn more problems on : Simplification Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
5.  A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at the present at the time of your birth". If the father's age is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation: Let the son's present age be x years. Then, (38  x) = x 2x = 38. x = 19. Son's age 5 years back (19  5) = 14 years. Learn more problems on : Problems on Ages Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
6.  In a 100 m race, A can beat B by 25 m and B can beat C by 4 m. In the same race, A can beat C by: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: A : B = 100 : 75 B : C = 100 : 96.
A beats C by (100  72) m = 28 m. Learn more problems on : Races and Games Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
7.  A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 18% profit is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: By the rule of alligation, we have:
Ration of 1^{st} and 2^{nd} parts = 4 : 6 = 2 : 3
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8.  A twodigit number is such that the product of the digits is 8. When 18 is added to the number, then the digits are reversed. The number is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
10x^{2} + 8 + 18x = 80 + x^{2} 9x^{2} + 18x  72 = 0 x^{2} + 2x  8 = 0 (x + 4)(x  2) = 0 x = 2. Learn more problems on : Problems on Numbers Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
9.  It takes eight hours for a 600 km journey, if 120 km is done by train and the rest by car. It takes 20 minutes more, if 200 km is done by train and the rest by car. The ratio of the speed of the train to that of the cars is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Let the speed of the train be x km/hr and that of the car be y km/hr.
Solving (i) and (ii), we get: x = 60 and y = 80. Ratio of speeds = 60 : 80 = 3 : 4. Learn more problems on : Time and Distance Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
10.  A can finish a work in 18 days and B can do the same work in 15 days. B worked for 10 days and left the job. In how many days, A alone can finish the remaining work? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation:
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Each of the questions given below consists of a question followed by three statements. You have to study the question and the statements and decide which of the statement(s) is/are necessary to answer the question.  
11. 


Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option E Explanation: Let the tens and units digit be x and y respectively. I. (10x + y)  (10y + x) x  y = 3. II. x  y = 3. III. x  y = 3. Thus, even all the given three statements together do not give the answer. Correct answer is (E). Learn more problems on : Problems on Numbers Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
12.  A train running at the speed of 60 km/hr crosses a pole in 9 seconds. What is the length of the train? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation:
Length of the train = (Speed x Time).
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13.  Two trains of equal lengths take 10 seconds and 15 seconds respectively to cross a telegraph post. If the length of each train be 120 metres, in what time (in seconds) will they cross each other travelling in opposite direction? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
Relative speed = (12 + 8) = 20 m/sec.
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14.  A flagstaff 17.5 m high casts a shadow of length 40.25 m. The height of the building, which casts a shadow of length 28.75 m under similar conditions will be: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: Let the height of the building x metres. Less lengthy shadow, Less in the height (Direct Proportion) 40.25 : 28.75 :: 17.5 : x 40.25 x x = 28.75 x 17.5
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15.  On what dates of April, 2001 did Wednesday fall? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation:
We shall find the day on 1^{st} April, 2001.
1^{st} April, 2001 = (2000 years + Period from 1.1.2001 to 1.4.2001) Odd days in 1600 years = 0 Odd days in 400 years = 0
Jan. Feb. March April Total number of odd days = (0 + 0 + 0) = 0 On 1^{st} April, 2001 it was Sunday. In April, 2001 Wednesday falls on 4^{th}, 11^{th}, 18^{th} and 25^{th}. Learn more problems on : Calendar Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
Find out the wrong number in the series.  
16.  3, 7, 15, 27, 63, 127, 255 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Go on multiplying the number by 2 and adding 1 to it to get the next number. So, 27 is wrong. Learn more problems on : Odd Man Out and Series Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
17.  At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined at 15 minutes past 5? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation:
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Each of the questions given below consists of a question followed by three statements. You have to study the question and the statements and decide which of the statement(s) is/are necessary to answer the question.  
18. 


Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation: I. Let the list price be Rs. x.
II. When S.P. = Rs. x and gain = 20%.
Thus, I and II only give the answer. Correct answer is (A). Learn more problems on : Profit and Loss Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
19.  A man walked diagonally across a square lot. Approximately, what was the percent saved by not walking along the edges? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Let the side of the square(ABCD) be x metres.
Then, AB + BC = 2x metres. AC = 2x = (1.41x) m. Saving on 2x metres = (0.59x) m.
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Find the odd man out.  
20.  1, 4, 9, 16, 20, 36, 49 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: The pattern is 1^{2}, 2^{2}, 3^{2}, 4^{2}, 5^{2}, 6^{2}, 7^{2}. But, instead of 5^{2}, it is 20 which to be turned out.
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