**1. A is 25% more efficient than B and takes 2 days less than B to complete a certain work. Then what time will be taken by both of them working together?**

(a) 5 (4/9) days

(b) 4 (4/11) days

(c) 4 (4/9) days

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**2. 24 men working 8 hours a day can finish a work in 10 days. Find the number of men required to finish the same work in 6 days working 5 hours a day?**

(a) 60

(b) 64

(c) 80

(d) 72

(e) None of these

**3. The work done by a man, a woman and a child is in the ratio of 3 : 2 : 1. There are 20 men, 30 women and 48 children in a factory. Their weekly wages amount to Rs 840, which is divided in the ratio of work done by the men, women and children. What will be the wages of 15 men, 21 women and 30 children for 2 weeks?**

(a) Rs 585

(b) Rs 292.5

(c) Rs 1170

(d) Rs 900

(e) None of these

**4. A B can fill a cistern in 7.5 minutes and 5 minutes respectively and C can carry off 14 litres per minute. If the cistern is already full and all the three pipes are opened, then it is emptied in 1 hour. How many litres can it hold?**

(a) 20

(b) 30

(c) 80

(d) 40

(e) None of these

**5. The price of sugar is increased by 28%. Therefore, a family reduces its consumption so that the increment in the expenditure of sugar is only 20%. If the consumption of sugar is 15 kg before the increment, what is the consumption now?**

1) 15 (1/16) kg

2) 22 (5/16) kg

3) 14 (3/16) kg

4) 14 1/18 kg

5) 15 1/8 kg

**6. One–third of Radha's savings in National Savings Certificate is equal to one–half of her savings in Public Provident Fund. If she has Rs. 150000 as total savings, how much has she saved in Public Provident Fund?**

1) Rs. 60,000

2) Rs. 75,000

3) Rs. 80,000

4) Rs. 90,000

5) Rs. 85,000

**7. Manoj sold an article for Rs. 15,000. Had he offered a discount of 10% on the selling price, he would have earned a profit of 8%. What is the cost price?**

1) Rs. 11,500

2) Rs. 11,000

3) Rs. 12,000

4) Rs. 13,000

5) Rs. 12,500

**8. Three math classes X, Y and Z take an algebra test. The average score in class X is 83. The average score in class Y is 76. The average score in class Z is 85. The average score of all students in classes X and Y together is 79. The average score of all students in classes Y and Z together is 81. What is the average marks for all the three classes?**

(a) 81

(b) 81.5

(c) 80

(d) 70

(e) None of these

**9. Six litres of a 20% solution of alcohol in water are mixed with 4 litres of a 60% solution of alcohol in water. Find the percentage of alcohol in the mixture.**

(a) 80

(b) 40

(c) 36

(d) 48

(e) None of these

**10. A man travelled one-third of journey with 10 m/sec; Two-third of remaining journey with 20 m/sec; rest of the journey with 30 m/sec. What is his average speed for whole journey in m/sec?**

(a) 14

(b) 15

(c) 16

(d) 18

(e) None of these

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