Thursday, January 05, 2017

Quantitative Aptitude Quiz 2017 - Miscellaneous Word Problems - Set 1


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of Quantitative Aptitude Questions based on miscellaneous word problems on Average, interest, profit & loss etc.


1. Phunsuk Wangdu invested a certain amount in Debt and Equity Funds in the ratio of 4 : 5. At the end of one year, he earned a total dividend of 30% on his investment. After one year, he reinvested the amount including the dividend in the ratio of 6 : 7 in Debt and Equity Funds. If the amount reinvested in Equity Funds was 94,500, what was the original amount invested in Equity Funds?
1) 75,000
2) 81,000
3) 60,000
4) 65,000
5) None of these



2. The age of the father is 30 years more than the son’s age. Ten years hence, the father’s age will become three times the son’s age that time. What is the son’s present age in years?
1) Eight
2) Seven
3) Five
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these



3. If the length of a rectangular field is increased by 20% and the breadth is reduced by 20%, the area of the rectangle will be 192 m2. What is the area of the original rectangle?
1) 184 m2
2) 196 m2
3) 204 m2
4) 225 m2
5) None of these


4. The product of one-third of a number and 150% of another number is what per cent of the product of the original numbers?
1) 80%
2) 50%
3) 75%
4) 120%
5) None of these



5. Inside a square plot, a circular garden is developed which exactly fits in the square plot and the diameter of the garden is equal to the side of the square plot which is 28 metres. What is the area of the space left out in the square plot after developing the garden?
1) 98 m2
2) 146 m2
3) 84 m2
4) 168 m2
5) None of these




6. Fresh grapes contain 85% water by weight while dry grapes contain 25% water. What is the weight of dry grapes in 25 kg fresh grapes?
1) 3 kg
2) 3.75 kg
3) 4 kg
4) 5 kg
5) None of these





7. An unscrupulous shopkeeper marks up the cost price of an article by 30% and then offers a discount of 20% to please his customers. Apart from this, he also uses false weight, which is 15% less than the original weight. What is his profit percentage?
1) 13 14/33 %
2) 18 17/35 %
3) 36 49/61 %
4) 47 37/53 %
5) None of these




8. Two trains start simultaneously from Lucknow and Jaipur towards each other with speeds of 70 km/hr and 90 km/hr respectively. When they met each other it was observed that one of them had covered 350 km more than the other. Find the distance between Lucknow and Jaipur.
1) 2800 km
2) 3200 km
3) 1800 km
4) 2600 km
5) None of these




9. A spherical ball whose radius is 42 cm is completely immersed in a vessel filled with water. Find the volume of water displaced by the ball.
1) 392784 cm3
2) 321474 cm3
3) 310464 cm3
4) 784631 cm3
5) None of these





10. Gulam Ali took a loan of 75000 at a simple rate of interest 14% per annum for 3 years and invested the money thus obtained at the rate of 14% per annum for the same period, compounding annually. How much money did he gain or lose in the whole transaction?
1) 4615.80 gain
2) 4615.80 loss
3) 3615 gain
4) 4214 loss
5) None of these


Answers:

  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 2
  5. 4
  6. 4
  7. 5
  8. 5
  9. 3
  10. 1


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