1.
A pineapple costs Rs. 7 each. A watermelon costs Rs. 5 each. Z spends Rs. 38 on these fruits. The number of pineapples purchased is:
2.
The area of the shaded portion of the figure given above is
3.
For a college debating team, 5 gents and 3 lady students were available. It is desired to select 2 gents and 2 ladies to form the team. In how many ways, the team can be selected?
4.
In the figure given above, what is the ratio of a to b?
5.
Three friends had dinner at a restaurant. When the bill was received, Roopa paid 2/3 as much as Shilpa paid and Silpa paid ½ as much as Deepa paid. What fraction of the bill did Shilpa pay?
6.
A rectangle has a width a and length b. If the width is decreased by 20% and the length is increased by 10%, what is the new area of the rectangle?
7.
Shyam was to appear in four papers - English, Tamil, History, and Science – each carrying a maximum of 100 marks. His father offered him a Shakespeare book as a present if he got 60% or more in both English and History, provided he got an aggregate of at least 200. He also offered him a Bharathi book as a present if he got 60% or more in both Tamil and History provided he got an aggregate of at least 200 (Shyam was eligible for both the presents). As it turned out, Shyam got the Shakespeare book but not the Bharathi book. If he scored 64 in both English and History, the minimum that he got in Science was.
8.
Solve the equation above
9.
Two boys A and B start as office attenders in two different establishments. A starts at a salary of Rs. 450 with an annual increment of Rs. 25, and B on a starting of Rs. 60 with an annual increment of Rs. 20. After how many years will A begin to draw a salary more than what B will draw?
10.
Due to the reduction in the price of mangoes by 30 %, a man can buy 15 mangoes more for the same amount. What was the initial number of mangoes he could buy?
11.
An alone can finish a work in 15 days and B alone can do it in 25 days. If they work together and finish it, then out of total wages of Rs.64, A will get:
12.
The sale recorded by a dealer in a week from Monday to Saturday are as follows:
- Rs. 210000 per day for the first three days
- Rs. 81000 on Thursday
- Rs. 45000on Friday
- Rs. 156000 on Saturday
Find his average sales per day during that week.
13.
A trader giving a discount of 11.11% on his product. At how many percent above the cost price does he mark his goods so that he makes a gain of 14.28%?
14.
Two men, Mohit and Neeraj started walking towards each other, simultaneously from places P and Q respectively, which are 72 miles apart. They met after 6 hours. After their meeting, Mohit reduced his speed by 1 mile/h and Neeraj increased by 1 mile/h. They arrived at Q and P respectively at the same time. Find their initial speeds :
A.
6.5 miles/h and 7.5 miles/h
B.
C.
6.5 miles/h and 5.5 miles/h
D.
15.5 miles/h and 9 miles/h
15.
The weight of an empty bucket is 25% of the weight of the bucket when filled with some liquid. Some of the liquid has been removed. Then, the bucket, along with the remaining liquid, weighed three-fifth of the original weight. What fractional part of the liquid has been removed?
16.
If the square of a two-digit number is reduced by the square of the number formed by reversing the digits of the number, the final result is.
17.
Mrs. Kapoor goes to the market and after hassling with the fruit vendor is able to get the price of a dozen bananas reduced by Rs.1, from the initial price. Thus she gets 1 banana extra for every rupee saved. The initial and final prices of a dozen bananas are (in Rs.):
18.
A can build a wall at the same time in which B and C together can do it. If A and B together could do it in 25 days and C alone in 35 days, in what time could B alone do it?
19.
A company makes toy cars at a production cost of Rs 17.50 per unit. A market survey reveals that 10% of the product will be lost, 5% will be rejected, 5% will decay and 5% will be stolen. At what unit price must the company sell it to realize a 28% profit?
20.
Divya made a profit of 25% when selling a salwar Kameez at Rs. 6000. If she has to now pay Rs. 600 more for the same dress, what should be her new selling price in order to make the same percentage profit?
21.
With an average speed of 50 km/hr, a train reaches its destination in time. If it goes with an average speed of 40 km/hr, it is late by 24 minutes. The total journey is:
22.
An employer reduces the number of his employees in the ratio of 12: 7 and increases their wages in the ratio 14 : 15. State whether his bill of total wages increases or decreases and in what ratio?
23.
A train that travels at the uniform rate of 20 m per second leaves Madras for Arconum at 6:30 a. m. At what distance from Madras will it meet a train which leaves Arconum for Madras at 7:15 a. m., and travels one-fourth faster than the former does, the distance from Madras to Arconum being 162 km?
24.
The average age of a husband and wife at the time of their marriages was 25 years. A son was born to them two years after their marriage. The present average age of all three of them is 24 years. How many years is it since the couple got married?
25.
If the harmonic mean of two numbers is to their Geometric mean as 24 to 25. Find the ratio of numbers.