• Practice Test: Quantitative Aptitude – 39

     

    1 An article was purchased for Rs. 78,350/ -. Its price was marked up by 30%. It was sold at a discount of 20% on the marked up rice. What was the profit percent on the cost price?
      (1) 4
      (2) 7
      (3) 5
      (4) 3
      (5) 6
       
    2 What X is subtracted from the numbers 9, 15 and 27, the remainders are in continued proportion. What is the value of X?
      (1) 8
      (2) 6
      (3) 4
      (4) 5
      (5) None of these
       
    3 What is the difference between the simple and compound interest on Rs. 7,300/- at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a. in 2 years?
      (1) Rs. 29.37/-
      (2) Rs. 26.28/-
      (3) Rs. 31.41/-
      (4) Rs. 23.22/-
      (5) Rs. 21.34/-
       
    4 Sum of three consecutive numbers is 2262. What is 41% of the highest number?
      (1) 301.51
      (2) 303.15
      (3) 308.73
      (4) 306.35
      (5) 309.55
       
    5 In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘THERAPY’ be arranged so that the vowels never come together?
      (1) 720
      (2) 1140
      (3) 5040
      (4) 3600
      (5) 4800
       
      Directions (Questions: 6- 10):

    Study the following information and answer the question that follow:

       
      The premises of a bank are to be renovated. The renovation is in terms of flooring. Certain areas are to be floored either with marble of wood. All rooms/halls and pantry are rectangular. The area to be renovated companies of a hall for customer transaction measuring 23 m by 29 m, branch manager’s room measuring 13 m by 17 m, a pantry measuring 14m by 13m, a record keeping cum server room measuring 21m by 13 and locker area measuring 29m by 21 m. The total area of the bank is 2000 square meters. The cost of wooden flooring is Rs. 170/- per square meter and the cost of marble flooring is Rs. 190/- per square meter. The locker area, record keeping cum server room and pantry are to be floored with marble. The branch manager’s room and the hall for customer transaction are to be floored with road. No other area is to be renovated in terms of flooring.
       
    6 What is the respective ratio of the total cost of wooden flooring to the total cost of marble flooring?
      (1) 1879: 2527
      (2) 1887: 2386
      (3) 1887: 2527
      (4) 1829: 2527
      (5) 1887: 2351
       
    7 If the four walls and ceiling of the branch managers room (The height of the room is 12meters) are to be pained at the cost of Rs. 190/- per square meter, how much will be the total cost of renovation of the branch manager’s room including the cost of flooring?
      (1) Rs. 1,36,800/-
      (2) Rs. 2,16,660/-
      (3) Rs. 1,78,790/-
      (4) Rs. 2,11,940/-
      (5) None of these
       
    8 If the remaining area of the bank is to be carpeted at the rate of Rs. 110/- per square meter, how much will be the increment in the total cost of renovation of bank premises?
      (1) Rs. 5,820/-
      (2) Rs. 4,848/-
      (3) Rs. 3,689/-
      (4) Rs. 6,890/-
      (5) None of these
       
    9 What is the percentage area of the bank that is not to be renovated?
      (1) 2.2
      (2) 2.4
      (3) 4.2
      (4) 4.4
      (5) None of these
       
    10 What is the total cost of renovation of the half for customer transaction and the locker area?
      (1) Rs. 2,29,100/-
      (2) Rs. 2,30,206/-
      (3) Rs. 2,16,920/-
      (4) Rs. 2,42,440/-
      (5) None of these
       
    11 A certain amount was to be distributed among A, B and C in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4 respectively, but was erroneously distributed in the ratio 7 : 2 : 5 respectively. As a result of this, B got Rs. 40 less. What is the amount?
      (1) Rs. 210/-
      (2) Rs. 270/-
      (3) Rs. 230/-
      (4) Rs. 280/-
      (5) None of these
       
    12 Rachita enters a shop to buy ice creams, cookies and pastries. She has to buy at least 9 units of each. She buys more cookies than ice-creams and more pastries than cookies. She picks up a total of 32 items. How many cookies does she buy?
      (1) Either 12 or 13
      (2) Either 11 or 12
      (3) Either 10 or 11
      (4) Either 9 to 11
      (5) Either 9 or 10
       
    13 The fare of a bus is Rs. X for the first five kilometers and Rs. 13/- per kilometer thereafter. If a passenger pays Rs. 2402/- for a journey of 187 kilometers, what is the value of X?
      (1) Rs. 29/-
      (2) Rs. 39/-
      (3) Rs. 36/-
      (4) Rs. 31/-
      (5) None of these
       
    14 The product of three consecutive even numbers is 4032. The product of the first and the third number is 252. What is five times the second number?
      (1) 80
      (2) 100
      (3) 60
      (4) 70
      (5) 90
       
    15 The sum of the ages of 4 members of a family 5 years ago was 94 years. Today, when the daughter has been married off and replaced by a daughter-in-law, the sum of their ages in 92. Assuming that there has been no other change in the family structure and all the people are alive, what is the difference in the age of the daughter and the daughter-in- law?
      (1) 22 years
      (2) 11 years
      (3) 25 years
      (4) 19 years
      (5) 15 years
       
    16 A bag contains 13 white and 7 black bal. Two balls are drawn at random. What is the probability that they are of the same colour?
      (1) 41/190
      (2) 21/190
      (3) 59/190
      (4) 99/190
      (5) 77/190
       
    17 Akash scored 73 marks in subject A. He scored 56% marks in subject B and X marks in subject C. Maximum marks in each subject were 150. The overall percentage marks obtained by Akash in all the three subjects together were 54%. How many marks did he score in subject C?
      (1) 84
      (2) 86
      (3) 79
      (4) 73
      (5) None of these
       
    18 The area of a square is 1444 square meters. The breadth of a rectangle is 1/4th the side of the square and the length of the rectangle is thrice of breadth. What is the difference between the area of the square and the area of the rectangle?
      (1) 1152.38 sq.mtr.
      (2) 1169.33 sq.mtr.
      (3) 1181.21 sq.mtr.
      (4) 1173.25 sq.mtr.
      (5) None of these
       
    19 Rs. 73,689/- are divided between A and B in the ratio 4 : 7. What is the difference between the thrice the share of A and twice the share of B?
      (1) Rs. 36,699/-
      (2) Rs. 46,893/-
      (3) Rs. 20,097/-
      (4) Rs. 26,796/-
      (5) Rs. 13,398/-
       
    20 A and B together can complete a task in 20 days. B and C together can complete the same task in 30 days. A and C together can complete the same task in 30 days. What is the respective ratio of the number of days taken by A when completing the same task alone to the number of days taken by C when completing the same task alone?
      (1) 2 : 5
      (2) 2 : 7
      (3) 3 : 7
      (4) 1 : 5
      (5) 3 : 5

     

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