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Practice is the key to perfection in Quant, so brush up your skills and test yourself with these 15 questions of

**Quantitative Aptitude for NICL AO 2017.****Q1. David invested certain amount in there different schemes A, B and C with the rate of interest 10% p.a., 12% p.a. and 15% p.a. respectively. If the total interest accrued in one year was Rs. 3200 and the amount invested in Scheme C was 150% of the amount invested in Scheme A and 240% of the amount invested in Scheme B, What was the amount invested in Scheme B?**

(a) Rs. 5000

(b) Rs. 6500

(c) Rs. 8000

(d)Cannot be determined

(e)None of these

**Q2. A person lent out a certain sum on simple interest and the same sum on compound interest at a certain rate of interest per annum. He noticed that the ratio between the difference of compound interest and simple interest of 3 years and that of 2 years is 25 : 8. The rate of interest per annum is:**

(a) 10%

(b) 11%

(c) 12%

(d)12.5%

(e) None of these

**Q3. The number of employees in Companies A, B and C are in a ratio of 3 : 2 : 4 respectively. If the number of employees in the three companies is increased by 20%, 30% and 15% respectively, what will be the new ratio of employees working in Companies A, B and C respectively?**

(a) 18 : 13 : 24

(b) 13 : 18 : 23

(c) 17 : 13 : 23

(d) 18 : 11 : 23

(e) None of these

**Q4. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘HAPPY’ be arranged?**

(a) 120

(b) 140

(c) 60

(d) 70

(e) None of these

**Q5. There is some profit when an article is sold for Rs. 720. However when the same article is sold for Rs. 420, there is some loss. If the quantum of loss is two times the quantum of profit, find the cost price of the article.**

(a) Rs. 620

(b) Rs. 700

(c) Rs. 520

(d) Rs. 840

(e) Cannot be determined

**Q6. In a company, there are 75% skilled workers and remaining ones are unskilled. 80% of skilled workers and 20% of unskilled workers are permanent. If number of temporary workers is 126, then what is the number of total workers?**

(a) 480

(b) 510

(c) 360

(d) 377

(e) None of these

**Q7. Six pipes are fitted to a water tank. Some of these are inlet pipes and the others outlet pipes. Each inlet pipe can fill the tank in 9 hrs and each outlet pipe can empty the tank in 6 hrs. On opening all the pipes, an empty tank is filled in 9 hrs. How many inlet pipes are there?**

(a) 2

(b) 4

(c) 3

(d) 5

(e) None of these

**Q8. The ratio of monthly salaries of two persons, A and B is 8 : 7. If the salary of A is increased by 20% and that of B by 11%, the new ratio becomes 96 : 77. What is A’s salary?**

(a) Rs. 800

(b) Rs. 775

(c) Rs. 750

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q9. A slab of ice 8 inches in length, 11 inches in breadth, and 2 inches thick was melted and resolidified in the form of a rod of 8 inches diameter. The length of such a rod, in inches, is**

(a) 3

(b) 3.5

(c) 4

(d) 4.5

(e) None of these

**Q10. A Labour was hired by Amit for certain number of days on the daily wages to give a total of Rs. 2150. But he was paid only Rs. 1850. Find the number of days when he was absent.**

(a) 4 days

(b) 8 days

(c) 6 days

(d) 10 days

(e) None of these

**Directions (11- 15): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series?**

**Q11. 2,3,8,?,112,565**

(a) 36

(b) 14

(c) 27

(d) 45

(e) None of these

**Q12. 6,4,8,23,?,385.25**

(a) 84.5

(b) 73

(c) 78.5

(d) 82

(e) None of these

**Q13. 400, ?, 320, 192, 76.8, 15.36**

(a) 360

(b) 380

(c) 375

(d) 390

(e) None of these

**Q14. 85, 43, 15, 4.5, ?**

(a) 1.5

(b) 1.6

(c) 1.7

(d) 1.8

(e) 1.9

**Q15. 12, 30, 60, 108, 180, 282, ?**

(a) 366

(b) 420

(c) 444

(d) 496

(e) 504

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