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**Twisted Ones Quantitative Aptitude Questions for NICL AO Mains.****Q1. Lucknow bound Shatabdi Express has a capacity of 500 seats of which 10% are in the executive class and the rest chair cars. During one journey, the train was booked to 85% of its capacity. If Executive class was booked to 96% of its capacity, then how many chair car seats were empty during the journey?**

(a) 73

(b) 75

(c) 77

(d) 70

(e) None of these

**Q2.Ganesha was hired on the basis of commission in NICL and got the bonus only on the first years commission. He got the policies of Rs. 2 lakh having maturity period of 10 year. His commission in the first, second, third, fourth and for the rest of the years is 20%, 16%, 12%, 10% and 4% respectively while bonus is 25% of the commission. If the annual premium is Rs. 20,000 then what is his total commission if the completion of the maturity of all the policies is mandatory?**

(a) 16450

(b) 18000

(c) 17000

(d) 17400

(e) None of these

**Q3. A watch dealer sells watches at Rs. 600 per watch. However, he is forced to give two successive discounts of 10% and 5% respectively. However, he recovers the sales tax on the net sale price from the customer at 5% of the net price. What price does a customer have to pay him to buy a watch?**

(a) 537

(b) 535

(c) 538.65

(d) 540

(e) 550

**Q4. Amit invested a sum of money at a certain rate of simple interest for a period of 4 years, the total interest earned by him in 6 years would have been 50% more than the earlier interest amount. What was the rate of interest percent per annum?**

(a) 4%

(b) 3%

(c) 5%

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q5. 12 men can complete a piece of work in four days, while 15 women can complete the same work in 4 days. 6 men start working on the job and after working for 2 days, all of them stopped working. How many women should be put on the job to complete the remaining work, if it is to be completed in next 3 days?**

(a) 12

(b) 15

(c) 18

(d) 20

(e) None of these

**Q6.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 36 children in a factory. Their weekly wages amount to Rs. 78000, which is divided in the ratio of work done by the men, women and children. What will be wages of 15 men, 21 women and 30 children for 2 weeks?**

(a) 115000

(b) 116000

(c) 117000

(d) 118000

(e) 120000

**Directions (7-8): Anjali and Monty run on a circular track of circumference 800 meter in the opposite direction. Speeds of Anjali and Monty are 50 m/s and 30 m/s respectively. Initially Anjali and Monty are diametrically opposite to each other.**

**Q7. When will they meet for the first time?**

(a) 5 sec

(b) 4 sec

(c) 6 sec

(d) 9 sec

(e) None of these

**Q8. What is the time required to meet for the second time?**

(a) 8 sec

(b) 12 sec

(c) 11 sec

(d) 15 sec

(e) 10 sec

**Q9. A wall clock gains 2 minutes in 12 hours, while a table clock uses loses 2 minutes in 36 hours; both are set right at noon on Tuesday. What is the correct time when they both show the same time?**

(a) 11 : 45 AM

(b) 12 : 00 noon

(c) 12 : 15 PM

(d) 11 : 55 AM

(e) None of these

**Q10. Two ants start simultaneously from two ant holes towards each other. The first ant covers 8% of the distance between the two ant holes in 3 hours, the second ant-covered 7/120 of the distance in 2 hours 30 minutes. Find the speed (feet/h) of the second ant if the first ant travelled 800 feet to the meeting point.**

(a) 30 f/hr

(b) 32 f/hr

(c) 35 f/hr

(d) 38 f/hr

(e) None of these

**Q11.A money-lender lends a part of his money at 10% per annum and the rest at 15% per annum. His annual income is Rs. 19000. However, if he had interchanged the rate of interest on the two sums, he would have earned Rs. 2000 more. What amount lent will fetch @15%?**

(a) Rs. 55,000

(b) Rs. 60,000

(c) Rs. 52,000

(d) Rs. 55,500

(e) Rs. 70,000

**Q12. In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?**

(a) 60%

(b) 75%

(c) 68%

(d) 73%

(e) 70%

**Q13. Johny has two cycles and one rickshaw. The rickshaw is worth Rs 96. If he sells the rickshaw along with the first cycle, he has an amount double that to the value of the second cycle. But if he decides to sell the rickshaw along with the second cycle, the amount received would be less than the value of the first cycle by Rs. 306. What is the value of the first cycle?**

(a) 900

(b) 800

(c) 700

(d) 425

(e) 1000

**Q14. Airtel charges a fixed rental of Rs. 350 per month. It allows 200 calls free per month. Each call is charged at Rs. 1.4 when the number of calls exceeds 200 per month and it charges Rs. 1.6 when the number of calls exceeds 400 per month and so on. A customer made 150 calls in February and 250 calls in March. By how much percent the each call is cheaper in March than each call in February?**

(a) 22%

(b) 28%

(c) 24%

(d) 26%

(e) None of these

**Q15. 40 Men could have finished the whole project in 28 days but due to the inclusion of a few more men, work got done in 3/4th of the time. Find the ratio of number of new men to number of old men.**

(a) 1 : 2

(b) 2 : 1

(c) 3 : 2

(d) 1 : 3

(e) None of these

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