Q1. In an examination, there were 1000 boys and 800 girls. If 60% of the boys and 50% of the girls passed. Find the percentage of the failed candidates?

(a) 46.4%

(b) 48.4%

(c) 44.4%

(d) 49.6%

(e) 42.64%

Q2. While selling to the retailer, a company allows 30% discount on the marked price of their products. If the retailer sells those products at marked price, his profit % will be:

(a) 30%

(b) 17/2%

(c) 40%

(d) 42 (6/7)%

(e) None of these

Q3. The batting average for 40 innings of a cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. The highest score of the player is

(a) 165 runs

(b) 170 runs

(c) 172 runs

(d) 174 runs

(e) 176 runs

Q4. A jar contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 4 : 1. When 10 litres of the mixture was taken out and 10 litres of liquid B was poured into the jar, this ratio became 2 : 3. The quantity of liquid A contained in the jar initially was

(a) 4 litres

(b) 8 litres

(c) 16 litres

(d) 40 litres

(e) None of these

Q5. A, B and C have invested a sum of Rs. 125000 in a business’ invested Rs.15000 more than A and C invested Rs. 20,000 more than B. If in total they earned Rs. 37450 profit at the end of year, then find their share of profit.

(a) Rs. 7490, Rs. 11984, Rs. 17976

(b) Rs. 8480, Rs. 7550, Rs. 8560

(c) Rs. 7940, Rs. 7054, Rs. 17500

(d) Rs. 5100, Rs. 6943, Rs. 7140

(e) None of these

Q6. The compound interest on Rs. 6,000 at 10% per annum for 1 (1/2) years, when the interest being compounded annually, is :

(a) Rs. 910

(b) Rs. 870

(c) Rs. 930

(d) Rs. 900

(e) None of these

Q7. Jyoti can do 3/4 of a job in 12 days. Mala is twice as efficient as Jyoti. In how many days will mala finish the job?

(a) 6 days

(b) 8 days

(c) 12 days

(d) 16 days

(e) None of these

Q8. The base of a triangle is 15 cm and height is 12 cm. The height of another triangle of double the area having the base 20 cm is

(a) 9 cm

(b) 18 cm

(c) 8 cm

(d) 12.5 cm

(e) None of these

Q9. A thief is noticed by a policeman from a distance of 200 m. the thief starts running and the policeman chases him. The thief and the policeman run at the rate of 10 km/hr and 11 km/hr respectively. What is the distance between them after 6 minutes?

(a) 100 m

(b) 190 m

(c) 200 m

(d) 150 m

(e) None of these

Q10. A student was asked to multiply a number by 3/2 but he divided that number by 3/2. His result was 10 less than the correct answer. The number was:

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 15

(d) 20

(e) None of these

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

Q15. 43% of 600 + ? % of 300 = 399

(a) 45

(b) 41

(c) 42

(d) 47

(e) 57

**Solutions**