Q1. The price of sugar is increased by 20%. If the expenditure on sugar has to be kept the same as earlier, the ratio between the reduction in consumption and the original consumption is:
1 : 3
1 : 4
1 : 6
1 : 5
2 : 5
Solution:

Q2. An ore contains 25% of an alloy that has 90% iron. Other than this, in the remaining 75% of the ore, there is no iron. To obtain 60 kg of pure iron, the quantity of the ore needed, in kg, is approximately:
250.57
266.67
275.23
300
320.67
Solution:

Q3. A dishonest trader marks up his goods by 80% above its original cost price and gives discount of 25% on mark price. Besides it he gets 20% more amount per kg from wholesaler and sells 10% less per kg to customer. What is the overall profit percentage?
80%
60%
70%
85%
90%
Solution:

Q4. How much above the cost price should a man mark his goods so that after allowing a discount of 10% for cash payment, he may still make a profit of 8%?
20%
18%
28%
25%
35%
Solution:

Q5. The cost of a piece of diamond varies with the square of its weight. A diamond of Rs. 5184 value is cut into 3 pieces whose weights are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. Find the loss involved in the cutting.
Rs. 3068
Rs. 3088
Rs. 3175
Rs. 3168
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q6. 7, 20, 46, 98, 202, (?)

420
410
310
320
220
Solution:

Q7. 210, 209, 213, 186, 202, (?)
138
77
177
327
227
Solution:

Q8. 27, 38, 71, 126, 203, (?)
212
202
301
312
302
Solution:

Q9. 435, 354, 282, 219, 165, (?)
103
112
120
130
230
Solution:

Q10. 4,200, 369, 513, 634, (?)
788
715
734
755
855
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Number of students (In thousands) enrolled in three different districts in six different years

Q11. What was percentage increase in enrollment in the number of students in District-R in year 2013 as compared to that of the previous year?
115.5%
112.5%
15.5%
12.5%
16.5%
Solution:

Q12. What was the difference between the number of students enrolled in all the three districts in the year 2014 together and the number of students enrolled in District-Q over all the years together?
12,000
11,000
1,100
1,400
16,000
Solution:

Q13. What was the approximate average number of students enrolled in District-P over all the years together?
5,999
5,666
5,444
53,333
43,333
Solution:

Q14. In which year was the number of students enrolled in all the three districts together second highest?
2011
2012
2014
2013
2016
Solution:

Q15. Total number of students enrolled in the District-P and District –Q together in the year 2016 was what percentage of the total number of students enrolled in District-P in the year 2014?
150
120
250
220
240
Solution:

Directions (16-25): Find the value of the (?) in the following problems.

Q16.

5
6
3
8
7
Solution:

Q17. 454.58 - 376.89 + 121.45 - 95.42 = ?
102.22
103.72
91.72
92.32
104.42
Solution:

Q18.
123.9
121.1
111.4
122.1
123.1
Solution:

Q19.
15
17
18
21
24
Solution:

Q20. (7.9% of 134) – (3.4% of 79) =?
8.1
7.9
8.6
7.3
6.8
Solution:

Q21.
83000
82944
82954
82950
82590
Solution:

Q22.
32
36
42
48
52
Solution:

Q23.
65
42
13
21
27
Solution:

Q24. 3.5% of 40 + 3.5% of 80 =? % of 10
30
32
36
40
42
Solution:

Q25.
2 (13/45)
(17/45)
(16/45)
(17/45)
4 (13/45 )
Solution:

Q26. Ravi gave Rs. 1200 on loan in which some amount he gave at 4% per annum simple interest and remaining at 5% per annum simple interest. After two years, he got Rs. 110 as total interest. Then the amounts given at 4% and 5% per annum are, respectively:
Rs. 500, Rs. 700
Rs. 400, Rs. 800
Rs. 800, Rs. 400
Rs. 700, Rs. 500
None of these
Solution:

Q27. The total strength of capital Education is 5000. The number of males and females increases by 8% and 16% respectively and strength becomes 5600. What was the number of males at Capital Education?
2500
2000
3000
4000
4500
Solution:

Q28. In three vessels of 10L capacity, mixture of milk and water is filled. The ratio of milk and water are 2 : 1, 3 : 1 and 3 : 2 in the respective vessels. If all the three vessels are emptied into a single large vessel, find the ratio of milk and water in the resultant mixture.
121 : 41
117 : 22
121 : 59
127 : 41
41 : 121
Solution:

Q29. ‘A’ does half as much work as B in three-fourth of the time. If together they take 18 days to complete a work, how much time shall B take to do it alone?
30 days
35 days
40 days
45 days
50 days
Solution:

Q30. P is thrice as good a workman as Q and therefore became able to finish a job in 48 days less than Q. Working together, they can do it in:
12 days
24 days
30 days
18 days
16 days
Solution:

Q31. SBI lent Rs. 1331 lakh to the TATAs group at compound interest and got Rs. 1728 lakh after 3 years. What is the rate of interest charged, if compounded annually?
11%
9.09%
12%
8.33%
9.33%
Solution:

Q32. A milkman buys milk contained in 10 vessels of equal size. If he sells his milk at Rs. 5 a litre, he loses Rs. 200; if he sells it at Rs. 6 a litre, he would gain Rs. 150 on the whole. Find the number of litres contained in each vessel:
20 L
30 L
25 L
35 L
40 L
Solution:

Q33. A trader has 50 kg of rice, a part of which he sells at 10% profit and the rest at 5% loss. He gains 7% on the whole. How much was sold at 10% gain and how much was sold at 5% loss?
40 kg and 15 kg
30 kg and 10 kg
35 kg and 40 kg
40 kg and 10 kg
None of these
Solution:

Q34. By selling 12 marbles for a rupee, a shopkeeper loses 20%. In order to gain 20% in the transaction, he should sell the marbles at the rate of how many marbles for a rupee?
8
6
4
3
10
Solution:

Q35. The rates of simple interest in two banks A and B are in the ratio 5 : 4. A person wants to deposit his total savings in these two banks in such a way that he receives equal half yearly interest from both. He should deposit the savings in banks A and B in the ratio:
2 : 5
4 : 5
5 : 2
5 : 4
3 : 5
Solution: