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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 Mains 2017.**

**Q1. Mr. Anant Roy, the renowned author, recently got his new novel released. To his utter dismay he found that for the 1,007 pages on an average there were 2 mistakes every page. While, in the first 612 pages there were only 434 mistakes, they seemed to increase for the latter pages. Find the average number of mistakes per page for the remaining pages.**

(a) 6

(b) 4

(c) 2

(d) Can’t be determined

(e) None of these

**Q2. There are two mixtures of honey and water, the quantity of honey in them being 25% and 75% of the mixture. If 2 gallons of the first are mixed with three gallons of the second, what will be the ratio of honey to water in the new mixture?**

(a) 11 : 2

(b) 11 : 9

(c) 9 : 11

(d) 2 : 11

(e) None of these

**Q3. A and B have some guavas divided between themselves. A says to B “If I give you 25% of the guavas I have, I will still have 2 more guavas than you have.” To this, B says “If you give me guavas equal to 70% of what I have now, I will have 4 more guavas than you have.” What is the total number of guavas that they have?**

(a) 80

(b) 64

(c) 36

(d) 88

(e) None of these

**Q4. A manufacturer sells a pair of glasses to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 18%. The wholesaler sells the same to a retailer at a profit of 20%. The retailer in turn sells them to a customer for Rs. 30.09, thereby earning a profit of 25%. The cost price for the manufacturer is**

(a) Rs. 16

(b) Rs. 20

(c) Rs. 17

(d) Rs. 24

(e) None of these

**Q5. Rotomac produces very fine quality of writing pens. Company knows that on an average 10% of the produced pens are always defective so are rejected before packing. Company promises to deliver 7200 pens to its wholesaler at Rs. 10 each. It estimates the overall profit on all the manufactured pens to be 25%. What is the manufacturing cost of each pen?**

(a) Rs. 6

(b) Rs. 7.2

(c) Rs. 5.6

(d) Rs. 8

(e) None of these

*Directions (6-10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question?*

*Directions (Q. 11-15): The following information is about the performance of Akhilesh in SBI PO mains exam. Read the information carefully and answer the following question.***The exam consists of 200 marks, with 5 sections i.e. Reasoning, quant, English, G.A., Computers. Akhilesh attempted 22 questions in Reasoning with an accuracy of 850/11%. Each question of reasoning consists of 2 marks with a negative marking of 25%. (if right question is of 2 mark, then 0.5 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer).**

**Each section of the exam have the 25% of negative marking for each wrong question. The total number of questions in reasoning is 30. Each question of computer consists of 1/2 marks and maximum marks in computer are 10. Total 16 questions are attempted by Akhilesh in computer with the ratio of right questions to wrong questions 3 : 1.**

**The number of questions in English is equal to maximum marks of English. Akhilesh attempted 26 questions with 50% accuracy. The number of questions attempted in English is 65% of the total number of questions in English.**

**GA section consists of 40 questions with each question 0.75 marks. Akhilesh attempted 23 questions out of which 8 are wrong. Quant section contains 40 questions out of which Akhilesh attempted 35 questions and got 52.5 marks.**

**Q11. Another student arunoday attempted 70% questions in the same exam, then find the number of questions left by arunoday.**

(a) 119

(b) 68

(c) 51

(d) 65

(e) None of these

**Q12. Find the marks obtained by Akhilesh in GA.**

(a) 8.75

(b) 9.25

(c) 9.75

(d) 10.75

(e) None of these

**Q13. The number of correct questions in reasoning is how much more than the number of incorrect questions in the same subject?**

(a) 12

(b) 7

(c) 18

(d) 9

(e) None of these

**Q14. Find the total marks obtained by Akhilesh in the exam .**

(a) 101

(b) 105

(c) 109

(d) 102

(e) None of these

**Q15. Find the total number of incorrect questions attempted by Akhilesh in the exam.**

(a) 27

(b) 15

(c) 28

(d) 18

(e) None of these

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