Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2015 - Set 17 - Mixed Problems

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1. If the compound interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 10% p.a. be Rs. 993, what would be the simple interest ?
(a) Rs. 800
(b) Rs. 950
(c) Rs. 900
(d) Rs. 1000
(e) None of these

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2. In a class, 20 opted for Physics, 17 for Maths, 5 for both and 10 for other subjects. The class contains how many students?
(a) 35
(b) 42
(c) 52
(d) 60
(e) None of these

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3. How much water must be added to 100 cc of 80% solution of boric acid to reduce it to a 50% solution ?
(a) 20 cc
(b) 40 cc
(c) 80 cc
(d) 60 cc
(e) None of these

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4. Successive discounts of 20% and 15% are equivalent to a single discount of
(a) 35%
(b) 32%
(c) 17.5%
(d) 22.5%
(e) None of these

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5. The dimensions of a rectangular room when increased by 4 metres are in the ratio of 4 : 3 and when decreased by 4 metres, are in the ratio of 2 : 1. The dimensions of the room are
(a) 6 m and 4 m
(b) 12 m and 8 m
(c) 16 m and 12 m
(d) 24 m and 16 m
(e) None of these

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6. Two cars start together in the same direction from the same place. The first goes with a uniform speed of 10 km/h. The second goes at a speed of 8 km/h in the first hour and increases its speed by ½ km with each succeeding hour. After how many hours will the second car overtake the first one, if both go non-stop?
(a) 9 hours
(b) 5 hours
(c) 7 hours
(d) 8 hours
(e) None of these

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7. 24 men working 8 hours a day can finish a work in 10 days. Working at the rate of 10 hours a day, the number of men required to finish the same work in 6 days is
(a) 30
(b) 32
(c) 34
(d) 36
(e) None of these

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8. The sum of digits of a two digit number is 15. If 9 be added to the number, then the digits are reversed. The number is
(a) 96
(b) 87
(c) 78
(d) 69
(e) None of these

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9. Three cubes of a metal are of edges 3 cm, 4 cm and 5 cm. These are melted together and from the melted material, another cube is formed. The edge of this cube is :
(a) 8 cm
(b) 10 cm
(c) 9 cm
(d) 6 cm
(e) None of these

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10. Simran got married 8 years ago. Today her age is 1 2/7 times her age at the time of her marriage. At present her daughters age is one-sixth of her age. What was her daughter’s age 3 years ago ?
(a) 2 years
(b) 3 years
(c) 4 years
(d) 5 years
(e) None of these

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