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1.  A man invested Rs. 4455 in Rs. 10 shares quoted at Rs. 8.25. If the rate of dividend be 12%, his annual income is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation:
Face value = Rs. (540 x 10) = Rs. 5400.
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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.  
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Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option E Explanation: Capacity = r^{2}h. I gives, r^{2} = 61600. This gives r. II gives, h = 1.5 r. Thus, I and II give the answer. Again, III gives 2r = 880. This gives r. So, II and III also give the answer. Correct answer is (E). Learn more problems on : Volume and Surface Area Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
3.  A family consists of two grandparents, two parents and three grandchildren. The average age of the grandparents is 67 years, that of the parents is 35 years and that of the grandchildren is 6 years. What is the average age of the family? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
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4.  In a bag, there are coins of 25 p, 10 p and 5 p in the ratio of 1 : 2 : 3. If there is Rs. 30 in all, how many 5 p coins are there? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Let the number of 25 p, 10 p and 5 p coins be x, 2x, 3x respectively.
Hence, the number of 5 p coins = (3 x 50) = 150. Learn more problems on : Ratio and Proportion Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
Find out the wrong number in the given sequence of numbers.  
5.  5, 16, 6, 16, 7, 16, 9 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation: Terms at odd places are 5, 6, 7, 8 etc. and each term at even place is 16. So, 9 is wrong. Learn more problems on : Odd Man Out and Series Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
6.  25, 36, 49, 81, 121, 169, 225 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation: The numbers are squares of odd natural numbers, starting from 5 up to 15. So, 36 is wrong. Learn more problems on : Odd Man Out and Series Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
7.  A trader owes a merchant Rs. 10,028 due 1 year hence. The trader wants to settle the account after 3 months. If the rate of interest 12% per annum, how much cash should he pay? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
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8.  Let N be the greatest number that will divide 1305, 4665 and 6905, leaving the same remainder in each case. Then sum of the digits in N is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation: N = H.C.F. of (4665  1305), (6905  4665) and (6905  1305) = H.C.F. of 3360, 2240 and 5600 = 1120. Sum of digits in N = ( 1 + 1 + 2 + 0 ) = 4 Learn more problems on : Problems on H.C.F and L.C.M 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 A Explanation:
II. is irrelevant. Correct answer is (A). Learn more problems on : Time and Work Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
10.  At what time between 4 and 5 o'clock will the hands of a watch point in opposite directions? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: At 4 o'clock, the hands of the watch are 20 min. spaces apart. To be in opposite directions, they must be 30 min. spaces apart. Minute hand will have to gain 50 min. spaces. 55 min. spaces are gained in 60 min.
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11.  8 litres are drawn from a cask full of wine and is then filled with water. This operation is performed three more times. The ratio of the quantity of wine now left in cask to that of water is 16 : 65. How much wine did the cask hold originally? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: Let the quantity of the wine in the cask originally be x litres.
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12.  Find the ratio in which rice at Rs. 7.20 a kg be mixed with rice at Rs. 5.70 a kg to produce a mixture worth Rs. 6.30 a kg. 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: By the rule of alligation:
Required ratio = 60 : 90 = 2 : 3. Learn more problems on : Alligation or Mixture Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
13.  Some articles were bought at 6 articles for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 articles for Rs. 6. Gain percent is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: Suppose, number of articles bought = L.C.M. of 6 and 5 = 30.
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Insert the missing number.  
14.  15, 31, 63, 127, 255, (....) 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: Each number is double the preceding one plus 1. So, the next number is (255 x 2) + 1 = 511. Learn more problems on : Odd Man Out and Series Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
15.  The sum of the squares of three numbers is 138, while the sum of their products taken two at a time is 131. Their sum is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option A Explanation: Let the numbers be a, b and c. Then, a^{2} + b^{2} + c^{2} = 138 and (ab + bc + ca) = 131. (a + b + c)^{2} = a^{2} + b^{2} + c^{2} + 2(ab + bc + ca) = 138 + 2 x 131 = 400. (a + b + c) = 400 = 20. Learn more problems on : Problems on Numbers Discuss about this problem : Discuss in Forum 
16.  Two cards are drawn together from a pack of 52 cards. The probability that one is a spade and one is a heart, is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option D Explanation: Let S be the sample space.
Let E = event of getting 1 spade and 1 heart.
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17.  A boat can travel with a speed of 13 km/hr in still water. If the speed of the stream is 4 km/hr, find the time taken by the boat to go 68 km downstream. 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation: Speed downstream = (13 + 4) km/hr = 17 km/hr.
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18.  A train travelling at a speed of 75 mph enters a tunnel 3 miles long. The train is mile long. How long does it take for the train to pass through the tunnel from the moment the front enters to the moment the rear emerges? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation:
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19.  The length of a rectangle is halved, while its breadth is tripled. What is the percentage change in area? 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option B Explanation: Let original length = x and original breadth = y. Original area = xy.
New breadth = 3y.
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20.  Simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 8% per annum is half the compound interest on Rs. 4000 for 2 years at 10% per annum. The sum placed on simple interest is: 

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered) Correct Answer: Option C Explanation:
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