# Quantitative Aptitude Questions for NICL AO Mains Exam 2017

**Dear Readers,**

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. A letter is taken out at random from ‘ ASSISTANT’ and another is taken out from “STATISTICS”. What is the probability that they are of the same letters?**

(a)19/70

(b)17/90

(c)19/88

(d)19/90

(e)None of these

**Q2. A fruit vendor promises to sell fruits at the cost price, but uses false weights. He gains 30% in this manner. What weight does substitute for one kilogram?**

**Q3. A man swimming in a stream which flows 1.5 kmph. In a given time he can swim twice as far with the sream as he can against it. At what rate does he swim?**

(a) 3.5 kmph

(b) 4 kmph

(c) 4.5 kmph

(d) 5 kmph

(e) None of these

**Q4. Two barrels contain a mixture of ethanol and gasoline. The content of ethanol is 60% in the first barrel and 30% in the second barrel. In what ratio must the mixtures from the first and the second barrels be taken to form a mixture containing 50% ethanol?**

(a) 1 : 2

(b) 2 : 1

(c) 3 : 2

(d) 5 : 3

(e) None of these

**Q5. The volume of a right circular cone is 1232 cubic metre and its vertical height is 24 m. What would be its surface area?**

(a) 500 cubic metre

(b) 550 cubic metre

(c) 600 cubic metre

(d) 700 cubic metre

(e) None of these

**Q6. An article is sold at a loss of 10%. Had it been sold for 9 more, there would have been a gain of 12.5% on it, then what is the cost price of the article?**

(a) Rs. 40

(b) Rs. 45

(c) Rs. 50

(d) Rs. 60

(e) None of these

**Q7. A certain distance is covered by a vehicle at a certain speed. If half of this distance is covered by another vehicle in double the time, the ratio of speeds of the two vehicles is?**

(a) 2 : 1

(b) 3 : 2

(c) 4 : 1

(d) 3 : 1

(e) None of these

(a) Rs 300

(b) Rs 350

(c) Rs 400

(d) Rs 450

(e) None of these

**Q9. Four Milkmen rented a pasture. A grazed 18 cows for 4 months; B grazed 25 cows for 2 months, C grazed 28 cows for 5 months and D grazed 21 cows for 3 months. If A’s share of rent is Rs. 360, then what is the total rent of the field?**

(a) Rs. 1600

(b) Rs. 1625

(c) Rs. 1525

(d) Rs. 1800

(e) None of these

**Q10. 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 that journey?**

(a) 70

(b) 71

(c) 72

(d) 73

(e) 74

**Directions (11 – 15) : In the following Questions, two equations I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and Give answer**

**(a) If x > y**

**(b) if x ≥ y**

**(c) if x < y**

**(d) if x ≤ y**

**(e) if x = y or the relationship between x and y cannot be established.**

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