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1.  Q is as much younger than R as he is older than T. If the sum of the ages of R and T is 50 years, what is definitely the difference between R and Q's age? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: Given that: 1. The difference of age b/w R and Q = The difference of age b/w Q and T. 2. Sum of age of R and T is 50 i.e. (R + T) = 50. Question: R  Q = ?. Explanation: R  Q = Q  T (R + T) = 2Q Now given that, (R + T) = 50 So, 50 = 2Q and therefore Q = 25. Question is (R  Q) = ? Here we know the value(age) of Q (25), but we don't know the age of R. Therefore, (RQ) cannot be determined. Learn more problems on : Problems on Ages Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
2.  Ayesha's father was 38 years of age when she was born while her mother was 36 years old when her brother four years younger to her was born. What is the difference between the ages of her parents? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Mother's age when Ayesha's brother was born = 36 years. Father's age when Ayesha's brother was born = (38 + 4) years = 42 years. Required difference = (42  36) years = 6 years. Learn more problems on : Problems on Ages Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
3.  The true discount on a bill due 9 months hence at 16% per annum is Rs. 189. The amount of the bill is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: Let P.W. be Rs. x. Then, S.I. on Rs. x at 16% for 9 months = Rs. 189.
P.W. = Rs. 1575. Sum due = P.W. + T.D. = Rs. (1575 + 189) = Rs. 1764. Learn more problems on : True Discount Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
4.  The true discount on Rs. 1760 due after a certain time at 12% per annum is Rs. 160. The time after which it is due is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: P.W. = Rs. (1760 160) = Rs. 1600. S.I. on Rs. 1600 at 12% is Rs. 160.
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5.  A person crosses a 600 m long street in 5 minutes. What is his speed in km per hour? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
= 2 m/sec. Converting m/sec to km/hr (see important formulas section)
= 7.2 km/hr. Learn more problems on : Time and Distance Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
6.  Three partners shared the profit in a business in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. They had partnered for 14 months, 8 months and 7 months respectively. What was the ratio of their investments? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: Let their investments be Rs. x for 14 months, Rs. y for 8 months and Rs. z for 7 months respectively. Then, 14x : 8y : 7z = 5 : 7 : 8.
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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.  What was the day of the week on 28^{th} May, 2006? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: 28 May, 2006 = (2005 years + Period from 1.1.2006 to 28.5.2006) Odd days in 1600 years = 0 Odd days in 400 years = 0 5 years = (4 ordinary years + 1 leap year) = (4 x 1 + 1 x 2) 6 odd days
Jan. Feb. March April May (31 + 28 + 31 + 30 + 28 ) = 148 days 148 days = (21 weeks + 1 day) 1 odd day. Total number of odd days = (0 + 0 + 6 + 1) = 7 0 odd day. Given day is Sunday. Learn more problems on : Calendar Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
9.  If log_{10} 2 = 0.3010, then log_{2} 10 is equal to: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
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10.  A grocer has a sale of Rs. 6435, Rs. 6927, Rs. 6855, Rs. 7230 and Rs. 6562 for 5 consecutive months. How much sale must he have in the sixth month so that he gets an average sale of Rs. 6500? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation: Total sale for 5 months = Rs. (6435 + 6927 + 6855 + 7230 + 6562) = Rs. 34009. Required sale = Rs. [ (6500 x 6)  34009 ] = Rs. (39000  34009) = Rs. 4991. Learn more problems on : Average Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
Each of the questions given below consists of a statement and / or a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statement(s) is / are sufficient to answer the given question. Read the both statements and
 
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Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: Given: Area of rectangle = Area of a rightangles triangle.
I gives, B = 40 cm. II gives, H = 50 cm. Thus, to find l, we need b also, which is not given. Given data is not sufficient to give the answer. Correct answer is (D). Learn more problems on : Area Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
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Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Area = 1600 m^{2}. I. Side = 1600 m = 40 m. So, perimeter = (40 x 4) m = 160 m. I alone gives the answer.
II alone gives the answer. Correct answer is (C). Learn more problems on : Area Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
Insert the missing number.  
13.  11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, (....) 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation:
Numbers are all primes. The next prime is 43.
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14.  The banker's discount of a certain sum of money is Rs. 72 and the true discount on the same sum for the same time is Rs. 60. The sum due is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation:
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Each of these questions is followed by three statements. You have to study the question and all the three statements given to decide whether any information provided in the statement(s) is redundant and can be dispensed with while answering the given question.  
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Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: Clearly, I only gives the answer. Similarly, II only gives the answer. And, III only gives the answer. Correct answer is (D). Learn more problems on : Time and Work Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
16.  A tank is 25 m long, 12 m wide and 6 m deep. The cost of plastering its walls and bottom at 75 paise per sq. m, is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation:
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17.  A rectangular park 60 m long and 40 m wide has two concrete crossroads running in the middle of the park and rest of the park has been used as a lawn. If the area of the lawn is 2109 sq. m, then what is the width of the road? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: Area of the park = (60 x 40) m^{2} = 2400 m^{2}. Area of the lawn = 2109 m^{2}. Area of the crossroads = (2400  2109) m^{2} = 291 m^{2}. Let the width of the road be x metres. Then, 60x + 40x  x^{2} = 291 x^{2}  100x + 291 = 0 (x  97)(x  3) = 0 x = 3. Learn more problems on : Area Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
Find out the wrong number in the series.  
18.  445, 221, 109, 46, 25, 11, 4 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Go on subtracting 3 and dividing the result by 2 to obtain the next number. Clearly, 46 is wrong. Learn more problems on : Odd Man Out and Series Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
19.  What decimal of an hour is a second ? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation:
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20.  A hall is 15 m long and 12 m broad. If the sum of the areas of the floor and the ceiling is equal to the sum of the areas of four walls, the volume of the hall is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: 2(15 + 12) x h = 2(15 x 12)
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