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**Question 1:Â **A three-digit number is such that the hundreds digit is double the units digit which is 66.67% less than the tens digit. If the tens and hundreds digits of the original number are interchanged, then the number obtained is 180 more than the original number. Find the number obtained by interchanging the units and hundreds digit of the original number.

a)Â 246

b)Â 642

c)Â 264

d)Â 286

e)Â None of these

**Question 2:Â **What is the median of the given data?

6, 2, 3, 5,9, 4, 8, 7

a)Â 6.5

b)Â 5

c)Â 6

d)Â 5.5

**Question 3:Â **What is the value of $\frac{3Â ofÂ 24 \div 8 \times 3 + 4 \div 2 – 4 \times 5}{36 \div 12 \times 4 \div 2 + 5 \times (6 – 4)}$?

a)Â $\frac{3}{10}$

b)Â $\frac{9}{16}$

c)Â $\frac{3}{4}$

d)Â $\frac{8}{15}$

**Question 4:Â **What is the value of $\frac{\frac{3}{4} \div \frac{9}{32} + \frac{4}{3} \times \frac{2}{3}Â ofÂ \frac{27}{16}}{\frac{1}{2} \times \left(\frac{8}{3} – 2\right) \div \frac{4}{9} + \left(\frac{1}{3} + \frac{1}{6}\right)}$?

a)Â $\frac{13}{2}$

b)Â $\frac{10}{3}$

c)Â $\frac{31}{2}$

d)Â $\frac{25}{2}$

**Question 5:Â **What is the value of

$7 \div 2 – [3Â ofÂ 7 \div 4 \div \left\{(2 \div 5) \times (25 \div 8) \div (5 \div 2)\right\}]$?

a)Â -7

b)Â -8

c)Â -9

d)Â -1

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**Instructions**

In each of the following questions a question is asked followed by three statements.You have to study the questions and all the given three statements and all the statements and decide whether any information provided in the statement are redundant and can be dispensed with while answering the questions ?

**Question 6:Â **What will be the cost of the painting the four walls of a room with length ,width and height is 5,3,8 meters respectively. The room has one window and one door.

I.Cost of painting per square meter is Rs 25

II.Area of window is 2.25 sq m which is half of the area of the door

III.Area of the room is 15 sq meter

a)Â I only

b)Â II only

c)Â III only

d)Â II or III only

e)Â All are required to answer the question

**Question 7:Â **How much time will the train X take to cross another train Y running in the opposite direction ?

I.Train X crosses a signal pole in 6 secs

II.Ratio of the speeds of trains X and Y is 3:2

III.Length of the two trains together is 500 meters

a)Â I only

b)Â II only

c)Â III only

d)Â I or II only

e)Â Data inadequate

**Question 8:Â **Three friends X,Y,Z started a partnership business investing money in the ratio of the 5 :4:2 respectively for a period of 3 years.What is the amount received by X as share in the total profit ?

I.Total amount invested in the business is Rs.22,000

II.Profit was distributed after a period of 2 years

III.The average amount of profit earned per year is Rs 2,750

a)Â I only

b)Â II only

c)Â III Only

d)Â I and II only

e)Â I or II or III

**Question 9:Â **what is the area of the given right angle triangle ?

I. Length of the hypotenuse is 5 cm

II.perimeter of the triangle is four times its base

III. one of the angles of the triangle is 60 degrees

a)Â I only

b)Â II only

c)Â II or III only

d)Â II and III both

e)Â Data inadequate

**Question 10:Â **A tank has two inlets : A and B. A alone takes 2 hours and B alone takes 3 hours to fill the empty tank completely when there is no leakage. A leakage was caused which would empty the full tank completely in â€˜xâ€™ hours when no inlet is open. Now, when only inlet A was opened, it took 3 hours to fill the empty tank completely. How much time will B alone take to fill the empty tank completely? (in hours)

a)Â 4.5

b)Â 7.5

c)Â 3

d)Â 9

e)Â 6

**Question 11:Â **The time taken by a boat to travel a distance downstream is half the time taken by it to travel the same distance upstream. What is the speed of the boat downstream if it travels 7.5 km upstream in 1 hour 30 minutes ? (in km/h)

a)Â 7.5

b)Â 5

c)Â 9

d)Â 10

e)Â None of these

**Question 12:Â **To reach point B from point A, at 4pm, Sara will have to travel at an average speed of 18 kmph. She will reach point B at 3 pm if she travels at an average speed of 24 kmph. At what average speed should Sara travel to reach point B at 2 pm ?

a)Â 36 kmph

b)Â 28 kmph

c)Â 25 kmph

d)Â 30 kmph

e)Â 32 kmph

**Question 13:Â **A boat running downstream covers a distance of 16 km in 2 hours while for covering the same distance upstream, it takes 4 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water ?

a)Â 4 kmph

b)Â 6 kmph

c)Â 8 kmph

d)Â 3.5 kmph

e)Â None of these

**Question 14:Â **A car starts at 11 am from point A towards point B at 36 kmph while another car starts at 1 pm from point B towards A at 44 kmph. They cover a distance of 592 km till meeting. At what time will they meet each other ?

a)Â 8 pm

b)Â 6 : 30 pm

c)Â 7 : 30 pm

d)Â 5 : 30 pm

e)Â None of these

**Question 15:Â **If the fraction $\frac{4}{9},\frac{2}{7},\frac{3}{8},\frac{6}{13} and \frac{5}{11}$ are arranged in descending order which one will be second ?

a)Â $\frac{4}{9}$

b)Â $\frac{2}{7}$

c)Â $\frac{3}{8}$

d)Â $\frac{6}{13}$

e)Â $\frac{5}{11}$

**Question 16:Â **The digits of a two-digit number are in the ratio of 2 : 3 and the number obtained by interchanging the digit is bigger than the original number by 27. What was the original number ?

a)Â 64

b)Â 46

c)Â 96

d)Â 69

e)Â None of these

**Question 17:Â **75% of a number is equal to three-seventh of another number. What is the ratio between the first number and the second number respectively ?

a)Â 4:7

b)Â 7:4

c)Â 12:7

d)Â 7:12

e)Â None of these

**Question 18:Â **If the fraction $\frac{4}{5},\frac{9}{11},\frac{7}{9},\frac{5}{6},\frac{11}{13}$ are arranged in ascending order which one will be the fourth ?

a)Â $\frac{9}{11}$

b)Â $\frac{7}{9}$

c)Â $\frac{5}{6}$

d)Â $\frac{4}{5}$

e)Â $\frac{11}{13}$

**Question 19:Â **Three-seventh of a number is equal to 45 per cent of another number What is the respective ratio between the first and the second numbers ?

a)Â 21:20

b)Â 20:21

c)Â 45:100

d)Â 45:300

e)Â None of these

**Question 20:Â **Four of the following five parts numbered A,B,C,D,E are in the following equation are exactly equal.Which of the part is not equal to the other four.The number of that part is the answer

a)Â $xy^{2}-x^{2}y+2x^{2}y^{2}$

b)Â $xy^{2}(1-2x)+x^{2}y(2y-1)$

c)Â $xy^{2}(1+2x)-x^{2}y(2y+1)$

d)Â $xy[y(1+x)-x(1+y)]$

e)Â $xy[(x+y)^{2}+y(1-y)-x(1+x)-2xy]$

**Question 21:Â **If 2x+y= 15, Â 2y+z= 25 Â and Â 2z+x =26 ,what is value of z?

a)Â 4

b)Â 7

c)Â 9

d)Â 12

e)Â None of these

**Question 22:Â **I.Â $x^{2}+3x-28=0$

II.Â $y^{2} -y-20=0$

a)Â x > y

b)Â x â‰¥ y

c)Â x < y

d)Â x â‰¤ y

e)Â x = y or the relation cannot be established.

**Question 23:Â **I.Â $6x^{2}+29x+35=0$

II.Â $3y^{2} +11y+10=0$

a)Â x > y

b)Â x â‰¥ y

c)Â x < y

d)Â x â‰¤ y

e)Â x = y or the relation cannot be established.

**Question 24:Â **Â I.Â $2x^{2}+18x+40=0$

II.Â $2y^{2} +15y+27=0$

a)Â x > y

b)Â x â‰¥ y

c)Â x < y

d)Â x â‰¤ y

e)Â x = y or the relation cannot be established.

**Question 25:Â **Profit earned by organisation is distributed among officers and clerks in the ratio of 5:3 If the number of officers is 45 and the number of clerks is 80 and the amount received by each officer is rs 25,000 what was the total amount of profit earned ?

a)Â Rs. 22 lakh

b)Â Rs. 18.25 lakh

c)Â Rs. 18 lakh

d)Â Rs. 23.25 lakh

e)Â None of these

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**Question 26:Â **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 price. What was the profit percent on the cost price?

a)Â 4

b)Â 7

c)Â 5

d)Â 3

e)Â 6

**Question 27:Â **A shopkeeper sells two watches for Rs308 each. On one he gets 12% profit and on the other 12% loss. His profit or loss in the entire transaction was

a)Â 1$\frac{11}{25}$% loss

b)Â 1$\frac{11}{25}$% gain

c)Â 3$\frac{2}{25}$%loss

d)Â 3$\frac{2}{25}$%gain

e)Â None of these

**Question 28:Â **A shopkeeper uses a weight of 960 g instead of 1000 g. What is his gain%?

a)Â 4%

b)Â 6%

c)Â 4$\frac{1}{6}$%

d)Â 61/4%

e)Â None of these

**Question 29:Â **A person bought an article on 40% discount and sold it at 50% more than the marked price. What profit did he get?

a)Â 250 %

b)Â 150 %

c)Â 350 %

d)Â 200 %

e)Â None of these

**Question 30:Â **In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘STRESS’ be arranged

a)Â 360

b)Â 240

c)Â 720

d)Â 120

e)Â None of these

**Question 31:Â **A bag contains 7 blue balls and 5 yellow balls. If two balls are selected at random, what is the probability that none is yellow?

a)Â 5/33

b)Â 5/22

c)Â 7/22

d)Â 7/33

e)Â 7/66

**Question 32:Â **A die is thrown twice. What is the probability of getting a sum 7 from the two throws?

a)Â 5/18

b)Â 1/18

c)Â 1/9

d)Â 1/6

e)Â 5/36

**Question 33:Â **In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘THERAPY’ be arranged so that the vowels never come together?

a)Â 720

b)Â 1440

c)Â 5040

d)Â 3600

e)Â 4800

**Question 34:Â **A bag contains 13 white and 7 black balls. Two balls are drawn at random. What is the probability that they are of the same colour?

a)Â $\frac{41}{190}$

b)Â $\frac{21}{190}$

c)Â $\frac{59}{290}$

d)Â $\frac{99}{190}$

e)Â $\frac{77}{190}$

**Question 35:Â **The simple interest on a certain principal is Rs. 1,280 in 2 years at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a. What would be the simple interest accrued on thrice of that principal at the rate of 10.75 p.c.p.a. at the end of two years ?

a)Â Rs. 4960

b)Â Rs. 4860

c)Â Rs. 5060

d)Â Rs. 5160

e)Â None of these

**Question 36:Â **The perimeter of a rectangle is 60 cm and its breadth is 12 cm. What is the area of the rectangle ?

a)Â 21.6 sq.cm

b)Â 225 sq.cm

c)Â 216 sq.cm

d)Â 224 sq.cm

e)Â None of these

**Question 37:Â **12 men can complete a piece of work in 48 hours. In how many hours will 36 men complete the same piece of work ?

a)Â 18

b)Â 16

c)Â 32

d)Â 20

e)Â 24

**Question 38:Â **If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 125% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 120%, the resultant fraction is 9/11 . What is the original fraction?

a)Â 3/5

b)Â 4/5

c)Â 4/7

d)Â 7/4

e)Â None of these

**Question 39:Â **Krishna purchased an item for Rs. 16,200 and sold it at the gain of 16%. From that amount he purchased another item and sold it at the loss of 20%. What is his overall gain/ loss ?

a)Â 1166.40 loss

b)Â 1166.40 profit

c)Â 1266.40 profit

d)Â 1266.40 loss

e)Â None of these

**Question 40:Â **Q1: â€™Xâ€™ :The total distance travelled by kiran from point â€˜Aâ€™ to point â€˜Bâ€™ increasing his speed at 5 m/s and decreasing his speed at 10 m/s alternatively for every 5 sec till his speed becomes zero for the first time is X. Starting speed of kiran is 20 m/s.

Q2: 575 meters

a)Â Q1 $\geq$ Q2

b)Â Q1 $\leq$ Q2

c)Â Q1 < Q2

d)Â Q1 > Q2

e)Â Q1= Q2

**Instructions**

Calculate the quantity I and the quantity II on the basis of the given information then compare them and answer the following questions accordingly.

**Question 41:Â **Quantity I: The average cost of 1 pen and 1 pencil is 3.5, 1 pen and 1 sharpener is 4.5 and 1 pencil and 1 sharpener is 3. What is the average cost of 1 pen, 1 pencil and 1 sharpener?

Quantity II: 11/4

a)Â Quantity I > Quantity II

b)Â Quantity I < Quantity II

c)Â Quantity I $\leq$ Quantity II

d)Â Quantity I $\geq$ Quantity II

e)Â Quantity I = Quantity II or The relationship between Quantity I and Quantity II canâ€™t be determined

**Instructions**

Calculate the quantity I and the quantity II on the basis of the given information then compare them and answer the following questions accordingly.

**Question 42:Â **Quantity I: If three successive discounts of 20%,40% and 50% are given, then what is the effective discount percentage.

Quantity II: 76%

a)Â Quantity I > Quantity II

b)Â Quantity I < Quantity II

c)Â Quantity I $\leq$ Quantity II

d)Â Quantity I $\geq$ Quantity II

e)Â Quantity I = Quantity II or The relationship between Quantity I and Quantity II canâ€™t be determined

**Question 43:Â **Quantity I: The upstream speed of a boat is 12 km/hr. The speed of stream and speed of boat downstream are in the ratio 1:3. Then, find the downstream speed of boat.

Quantity II: 24 km/hr

a)Â Quantity I > Quantity II

b)Â Quantity I < Quantity II

c)Â Quantity I $\leq$ Quantity II

d)Â Quantity I $\geq$ Quantity II

e)Â Quantity I = Quantity II or The relationship between Quantity I and Quantity II canâ€™t be determined

**Question 44:Â **Quantity I: Two persons A and B can do a piece of work in 8 days and 6 days respectively. With the help of C, they completed the work in 3 days. Then in how many days, C can complete the work alone

Quantity II: 28 days

a)Â Quantity I > Quantity II

b)Â Quantity I < Quantity II

c)Â Quantity I $\leq$ Quantity II

d)Â Quantity I $\geq$ Quantity II

**Question 45:Â **Quantity I: If length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and breadth is increased by 20%, then change in area of the rectangle is?

Quantity II: 28%

a)Â Quantity I > Quantity II

b)Â Quantity I < Quantity II

c)Â Quantity I $\leq$ Quantity II

d)Â Quantity I $\geq$ Quantity II

**Question 46:Â **The average of 4 consecutive even numbers is 15. The smallest number is â€˜aâ€™.

Quantity I: Find $\large\frac{a^{2}}{2a+1}$

Quantity II: Find $\large\frac{a^{2}-1}{a-1}$

a)Â Quantity I > Quantity II

b)Â Quantity I < Quantity II

c)Â Quantity I $\leq$ Quantity II

d)Â Quantity I $\geq$ Quantity II

**Instructions**

In the following question, Quantity 1 and Quantity 2 are given. Calculate the values and compare them and then choose the option accordingly

**Question 47:Â **Quantity 1:The length of a rope that connects the top of a lighthouse of height 40 m to a stake located 30 m away from the base of the lighthouse.

Quantity 2: The length of a stick which on rotating about its centre sweeps an area of $625\pi m^2$.

a)Â Quantity 1 $>$ Quantity 2

b)Â Quantity 1 $<$ Quantity 2

c)Â Quantity 1 $\geq$ Quantity 2

d)Â Quantity 1 $\leq$ Quantity 2

e)Â Quantity 1 $=$ Quantity 2 or no relation can be established

**Question 48:Â **Quantity 1:The speed of a train of length 300 m that crosses a pole in 40 seconds.

Quantity 2:The speed of a train of length 150 m that crosses a platform length 50 m in half a minute.

a)Â Quantity 1 $>$ Quantity 2

b)Â Quantity 1 $<$ Quantity 2

c)Â Quantity 1 $\geq$ Quantity 2

d)Â Quantity 1 $\leq$ Quantity 2

e)Â Quantity 1 $=$ Quantity 2 or no relation can be established

**Question 49:Â **Quantity 1: Interest earned on Rs.1000 invested at 10% p.a compound interest for 4 years (compounded annually)

Quantity 2:Interest earned on Rs.1000 invested at 20% p.a. compound interest for 2 years (compounded annually)

a)Â Quantity 1 $>$ Quantity 2

b)Â Quantity 1 $<$ Quantity 2

c)Â Quantity 1 $\geq$ Quantity 2

d)Â Quantity 1 $\leq$ Quantity 2

e)Â Quantity 1 $=$ Quantity 2 or no relation can be established

**Question 50:Â **Quantity 1:Volume of a cone with base radius 3 cm and height 12 cm

Quantity 2:Volume of a cylinder with base radius 3 cm and height 4 cm

a)Â Quantity 1 $>$ Quantity 2

b)Â Quantity 1 $<$ Quantity 2

c)Â Quantity 1 $\geq$ Quantity 2

d)Â Quantity 1 $\leq$ Quantity 2

e)Â Quantity 1 $=$ Quantity 2 or no relation can be established

**Answers & Solutions:**

**1)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Let the tens digit of the number be 3x.

Units digit = (100-66.67)% of 3x = 33.33% of 3x = x.

Hundreds digit = 2x.

Then, the number = $100\times2x+10\times 3x+x = 200x+30x+x = 231x$

If the tens and hundreds digit are interchanged, then the number formed = $100\times3x+10\times2x+x = 300x+20x+x = 321x$

Given, 321x = 231x+180

90x = 180

x = 2.

Hence, The original number = 231x = 462.

Number obtained by interchanging units and hundreds digit = 264.

**2)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Firstly arrange the given no. Is asending order

6, 2, 3, 5,9, 4, 8, 7

2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Now find middle term

That is 5,6

Now take avg of it

$\frac{5+6}{2}$

=5.5

**3)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

=$\frac{72\div 8 \times 3 + 4 \div 2 – 4 \times 5}{36 \div 12 \times 4 \div 2 + 5 \times 2}$

= $\frac{9 \times 3 + 2 – 20}{3 \timesÂ 2 + 5 \times 2}$

= $\frac{27+ 2 – 20}{6+ 10}$

=$\frac{9}{16}$

**4)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Firstly solve bracket and then apply bodmass rule

$\frac{\frac{3}{4} \div \frac{9}{32} + \frac{4}{3} \times \frac{2}{3}Â ofÂ \frac{27}{16}}{\frac{1}{2} \times \left(\frac{8}{3} – 2\right) \div \frac{4}{9} + \left(\frac{1}{3} + \frac{1}{6}\right)}$

$\frac{\frac{3}{4} \div \frac{9}{32} + \frac{4}{3} \times \frac{9}{8}}{\frac{1}{2} \times \frac {2}{3} \div \frac{4}{9} + \frac{1}{2}}$

$\frac{\frac{8}{3} + \frac{3}{2}}{\frac{3}{4} + \frac{1}{2}}$

$\frac{\frac{25}{6}}{\frac{5}{4}}$

$\frac{10}{3}$

**5)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

$7 \div 2 – [3Â ofÂ 7 \div 4 \div \left\{(2 \div 5) \times (25 \div 8) \div (5 \div 2)\right\}]$

$7 \div 2 – [3Â ofÂ 7 \div 4 \div \left\{\frac{2}{5} \times \frac{25}{8} \times \frac{2}{5}\right\}]$

$\frac{7}{2} – [3\times\frac{7}{4}\times\frac{2}{1}]$

$\frac{7}{2} – \frac{21}{2}$

$\frac{-14}{2}$ = $-7$

**6)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Length = 5 m , Breadth = 3 m and Height = 8 m

To find the cost of painting the walls of the room, we should know the cost of painting and the area of door and window.

Area of 4 walls (Curved Surface Area of cuboid) = $2h(l+b)$

= $(2 \times 8)(5+3) = 16 \times 8 = 128$ $m^2$

From I & II : Cost = Rs 25 per square meter

Area of window = $2.25$ $m^2$

and Area of door = $2 \times 2.25 = 4.5$ $m^2$

Thus, area to be painted = $128 – 2.25 – 4.5 = 121.25$ $m^2$

$\therefore$ Cost of painting 4 walls = $25 \times 121.25 = Rs$ $3031.25$

Thus, statement III is redundant.

=> Ans – (C)

**7)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

To find the time taken by train X to cross train Y, we should know the sum of speed of the trainsÂ (as they are moving in opposite directions) and the sum of lengths of the train

In statement II, ratio of speed of trainÂ X : Y = 3Â : 2

Thus, we cannot find the speeds of the two trains.

$\therefore$ Data is inadequate

=> Ans – (E)

**8)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Ratio of investment ofÂ X : Y : Z = 5Â : 4Â : 2

To find the share of profit earned by X (or anyone), we need to find the total profit earned.

From statement III : Average profit for 3 years = Rs. 2750

=> Total profit = $2750 \times 3$ = Rs. 8250

Amount received by X = $\frac{5}{(5+4+2)} \times 8250$ = Rs. 3750

Thus, statements I and II are redundant.

=> Ans – (D)

**9)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

To find the area of right angled triangle, we need to know the base and height or the length of any side if its aÂ 30-60-90 triangle

From statement I and III, two angles are 90Â° and 60Â°, => Third angle = 30Â°

In a 30-60-90 triangle, the hypotenuse is always twice as long as the side opposite the 30Â° angle and the side opposite the 60Â° angle isÂ âˆš3 times as long as the side opposite the 30Â° angle.

The ratio of sides opposite 30Â°, 60Â° and 90Â° angles =1Â : $\sqrt{3}$ : 2

LengthÂ of the side opposite the 90Â° angle (hypotenuse) = 5 cm

=> Length of side opposite the 30Â° angle = $\frac{5}{2}=2.5$ cm

and length of side opposite to 60Â° angle = $2.5 \sqrt{3}$ cm

$\therefore$ Area of triangle = $\frac{1}{2} \times 2.5 \times 2.5 \sqrt{3} = 3.125\sqrt{3}$ $cm^2$

Thus, statement II is redundant.

=> Ans – (B)

**10)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Let the capacity of the tank be 6 litres.

A’s efficiency = 3 litre/hr

B’s efficiency = 2 litre/hr

With leakage A’s efficiency = 2 litre/hr

$\Rightarrow$ Leakage’s efficiency = 1 litre/hr

With leakage B will take = $\frac{6}{2 – 1}$ = 6 hours

**11)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Let the speed of boat in still water and speed of river be B km/hr and R km/hr respectively .

Speed of boat in downstream = B+ R km/hr

Speed of boat in upstream = B-R km/hr = $\frac{7.5}{1.5}$= 5km/hr

Let the same distance travelled in upstream and downstream be D km

So ,

$\frac{D}{B-R}$ =2Ã— $\frac{D}{B+R}$

B+R = 10 km/hr

**12)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

average speed = (total distance ) /(total time)

Let her time taken to finish race with 18km/hr average speed be y hours

And distance covered in both cases is same

So

D = 18 Ã— y…..(1)

D = 24 x (y-1)….(2)

From equation 1 and 2

y = 4 hours

And D = 72 km

Now if she need to reach at 2pm i.e in 2 hours then the average speed = 72/2 = 36 km/hr

**13)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Let the speed of boat in still water and speed of river be B km/hr and R km/hr respectively

speed of boat in downstream = (B+R) km/hr

speed of boat in upstream = (B-R) km/hr

Distance covered = 16 km

it is given that tie taken ti move 16 km downstream is 2 hours and for upstream it is 4 hours

16 = (B+R) 2 ………….(1)

16 = (B-R) 4……………(2)

from equation 1 and 2

B = 6 km/hr

**14)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

distance travelled by car which started from point A from 11 am to 1 pm is = 36 Ã—2 = 72 km

Now it is given that total distance is 592 km

Distance left to be covered = 592 – 72 = 520 km

Speed of car started from B = 44 km/hr

Soeed of car started from A = 36km/hr

Relative speed = 80 km/hr

Time taken = 520/80 = 6.5 hours

So the two cars will meet at 7.30 pm

**15)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

In order to arrange the fractions in descending order, we need to have the same denominator for all the fractions.

So, we need to find the LCM of all the denominators. The denominators are 9,7,8,13 and 11.

Their LCM is 72072.

Let us represent all the numbers given with the same denominator, ie 72072.

$\frac{4}{9} = \frac{32032}{72072}$

$\frac{2}{7} = \frac{20592}{72072}$

$\frac{3}{8} = \frac{27027}{72072}$

$\frac{6}{13} = \frac{33264}{72072}$

$\frac{5}{11} = \frac{32760}{72072}$

When arranged in descending order, the order will be as below

$\frac{33264}{72072}$,Â $\frac{32760}{72072}$,$\frac{32032}{72072}$,$\frac{27027}{72072}$,$\frac{20592}{72072}$

Hence, the second number when the above fractions are arranged in descending order is $\frac{32760}{72072}=\frac{5}{11}$

**16)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Let the two digit number be XY. So, the value of the number equals 10X+Y

When the digits are interchanged, the number becomes YX. So, the value of the number equals 10Y+X

From the information given, we know that X:Y = 2:3 and (10Y+X)-(10X+Y) = 9Y-9X

Hence, 9Y-9X = 27 or Y-X = 3

So, 3X=2Y and Y-X =3.

Solving both the equations, we get X=6 and Y=9.

So, the original number is 69

**17)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Let the two numbers be X and Y respectively.

So, $75 \% X = \frac{3}{7}Y$

Or, $\frac{3}{4}*X = \frac{3}{7}*Y$

So, the ratio of X:Y = 4:7

**18)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

In order to arrange the fractions in ascending order, all of them should have the same denominator.

For this, we have to first calculate the LCM of the denominators.

The LCM of 5,11,9,6 and 13 is 2574

Representing all the fractions with denominator 12870, the fractions look as below.

$\frac{4}{5} = \frac{10296}{12870}$

$\frac{9}{11} = \frac{10530}{12870}$

$\frac{7}{9} = \frac{10010}{12870}$

$\frac{5}{6} = \frac{10725}{12870}$

$\frac{11}{13} = \frac{10890}{12870}$

Arranging them in ascending order, we get the following order

$\frac{10010}{12870}$,Â $\frac{10296}{12870}$,Â $\frac{10530}{12870}$,Â $\frac{10725}{12870}$,Â $\frac{10890}{12870}$

So, the fourth number in order is $\frac{10725}{12870}$Â which is $\frac{5}{6}$

**19)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Let the numbers be a&b.; We have, 3a/7= 45b/100.

so a/7=15b/100

a/b=15*7/100

Calculate for a/b we get 21:20

**20)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

(A) :Â $xy^{2}-x^{2}y+2x^{2}y^{2}$

= $xy(y-x+2xy)$

(B) :Â $xy^{2}(1-2x)+x^{2}y(2y-1)$

= $(xy^2-2x^2y^2)+(2x^2y^2-x^2y)$

= $xy^2-x^y = xy(y-x)$

(C) :Â $xy^{2}(1-2x)+x^{2}y(2y-1)$

= $(xy^2-2x^2y^2)+(2x^2y^2-x^2y)$

= $xy^2-x^y = xy(y-x)$

(D) :Â $xy[y(1+x)-x(1+y)]$

= $xy(y+xy-x-xy) = xy(y-x)$

(E) :Â $xy[(x+y)^{2}+y(1-y)-x(1+x)-2xy]$

= $xy[(x^2+y^2+2xy)+(y-y^2)+(-x-x^2)-2xy]$

= $xy(y-x)$

=> Ans – (A)

**21)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Equation (i) : $2x+y=15$

Equation (ii) : $2y+z=25$

Equation (iii) : $2z+x=26$

Adding the three equations, => $3x+3y+3z=15+25+26$

=> $3(x+y+z)=66$

=> $x+y+z=\frac{66}{3}=22$ ————(iv)

Subtracting equation (i) from (iv), => $(z)+(x-2x)+(y-y)=(22-15)$

=> $z-x=7$ ————-(v)

Adding equations (v) and (iii), => $3z=26+7=33$

=> $z=\frac{33}{3}=11$

=> Ans – (E)

**22)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

I.$x^{2} + 3x – 28 = 0$

=> $x^2 + 7x – 4x – 28 = 0$

=> $x (x + 7) – 4 (x + 7) = 0$

=> $(x – 4) (x + 7) = 0$

=> $x = 4 , -7$

II.$y^{2} – y – 20 = 0$

=> $y^2 – 5y + 4y – 20 = 0$

=> $y (y – 5) + 4 (y – 5) = 0$

=> $(y + 4) (y – 5) = 0$

=> $y = -4 , 5$

$\therefore$ No relation can be established.

**23)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

I.$6x^{2} + 29x + 35 = 0$

=> $6x^2 + 15x + 14x + 35 = 0$

=> $3x (2x + 5) + 7 (2x + 5) = 0$

=> $(2x + 5) (3x + 7) = 0$

=> $x = \frac{-7}{3} , \frac{-5}{2}$

II.$3y^{2} + 11y + 10 = 0$

=> $3y^2 + 6y + 5y + 10 = 0$

=> $3y (y + 2) + 5 (y + 2) = 0$

=> $(y + 2) (3y + 5) = 0$

=> $y = -2 , \frac{-5}{3}$

Hence $x < y$

**24)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

I.$2x^{2} + 18x + 40 = 0$

=> $2x^2 + 8x + 10x + 40 = 0$

=> $2x (x + 4) + 10 (x + 4) = 0$

=> $(x + 4) (2x + 10) = 0$

=> $x = -4 , -5$

II.$2y^{2} + 15y + 27 = 0$

=> $2y^2 + 6y + 9y + 27 = 0$

=> $2y (y + 3) + 9 (y + 3) = 0$

=> $(y + 3) (2y + 9) = 0$

=> $y = -3 , \frac{-9}{2}$

$\therefore$ No relation can be established.

**25)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

The total amount distributed among officers = 45*25000= 11,25,000

If the total amount is x, then this amount is (5/8)x=11,25,000

Hence, x=18,00,000

**26)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Marked price = 78,350 + 30% of 78,350 = Rs 1,01,855

Price after discount = 101855 -20% of 101855 = Rs 81,484

Profit = Rs 3,134

**27)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Loss percent

= [$\frac{loss}{10}$]^{2} %

= [$\frac{12}{10}$]^{2Â }%

= $\frac{36}{25}$ %

= 1$\frac{11}{25}$ %

**28)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Gain% = (1000-960)/960 x 100 = 25/6=4 1/6%

**29)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Let the marked price be Rs. 100.

Then cost price = 100 – 40 = Rs. 60

Selling price = 100+ 50 = Rs. 150

Profit = 150 – 60 = 90

Profit%=90/60Ã—100=150%

**30)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Total number of letters = 6 of which 3 are the same.

Therefore, number of ways of arranging = $\frac{6!}{3!}$ = $\frac{720}{6}$ = 120

**31)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

None yellow => both blue => is possible in $^7C_2$ ways

=> probability = $\frac{^7C_2}{^{12}C_2}$ = $\frac{7}{22}$

**32)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Number of ways in which the sum is Â 7 = (1,6),(2,5),(3,4),(4,3),(5,2),(6,1) => 6 ways

Total number of possibilities = 6 * 6 = 36

Probability that sum is 7 = $\frac{6}{36}$ = $\frac{1}{6}$

**33)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Number of ways of arranging seven letters = 7!

Let us consider the two vowels as a group

Now the remaining five letters and the group of two vowels = 6

These six letters can be arranged in 6!2! ways( 2! is the number of ways the two vowels can be arranged among themselves)

The number of ways of arranging seven letters such that no two vowels come together

=Â Number of ways of arranging seven letters – Number of ways of arranging the letters with the two vowels being together

= 7! – (6!2!)

= 3600

**34)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Probability of getting two white balls = ^{13}P_{2}

Probability of getting two black balls = ^{7}P_{2}

Total probability = (^{13}P_{2}Â +Â ^{7}P_{2})/^{20}P_{2}Â = 198/380 = 99/190

**35)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Let the principal = Rs. $x$

S.I. = $\frac{Principal \times Rate \times Time}{100}$

=> $1280 = \frac{x \times 8 \times 2}{100}$

=> $x = 80 \times 100 = 8,000$

Simple interest accrued on thrice of that principal

= $\frac{24,000 \times 10.75 \times 2}{100}$

= Rs. $5,160$

**36)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Perimeter of rectangle = 60 cm

=> $2 (l + b) = 60$

=> $l + 12 = \frac{60}{2} = 30$

=> $l = 30 – 12 = 18$ cm

$\therefore$ Area of rectangle = $(l \times b)$

= $18 \times 12 = 216 cm^2$

**37)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Using, $M_1 D_1 = M_2 D_2$

=> $12 \times 48 = 36 \times D_2$

=> $D_2 = \frac{48}{3} = 16$ hours

**38)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Let the original fraction = $\frac{x}{y}$

$\therefore \frac{x \times 225}{y \times 220} = \frac{9}{11}$

=> $\frac{x \times 45}{y \times 44} = \frac{9}{11}$

=> $\frac{x}{y} = \frac{9}{11} \times \frac{44}{45}$

=> $\frac{x}{y} = \frac{4}{5}$

**39)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Case 1Â : C.P. of 1st item = Rs. 16,200

S.P. of 1st item = $\frac{116}{100} \times 16,200$

= Rs. 18,792

Case 2Â : C.P. of 2nd item = Rs. 18,792

S.P. of 2nd item = $\frac{80}{100} \times 18,792$

= Rs. 15,033.60

$\therefore$ Overall loss = C.P. – S.P.

= Rs. (16,200 – 15,033.60) = Rs. 1,166.40

**40)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Total distance is calculated by adding the distances travelled for every 5 seconds

So total distance=(20*5)+(25*5)+(15*5)+(20*5)+(10*5)+(15*5)+(5*5)+(10*5)

=600

**41)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Quantity I:

Let the cost of pen, pencil and sharpener be p, c and s.

Hence, p + c = 3.5*2 = 7

p + s = 4.5*2 = 9

c + s = 3*2 = 6

Adding all three together

2p + 2c +2s = 7+9+6

2p+2c+2s = 22

p+c+s = 11

Average cost = (p+c+s)/3 = 11/3

Quantity II: 11/4

Hence, Quantity I > Quantity II

**42)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Quantity I:

Let the marked price be Rs.100

Then after three given successive discounts, Selling Price will be $100\times\large\frac{80}{100}\times\frac{60}{100}\times\frac{50}{100}$ $= Rs.24$

Hence, Effective discount percentage $= \large\frac{100-24}{100}\times100$ $= 76$%

Quantity II: 76%

Hence, Quantity I = Quantity II

**43)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Quantity I: Given that the upstream speed of the boat = 12 km/hr

Ratio of speed of stream and downstream speed of boat = 1:3

Let speed of stream be â€˜xâ€™ km/hr and speed of boat downstream be â€˜3xâ€™ km/hr

Then, speed of boat in still water = 3x-x = 2x km/hr

Upstream speed of boat = 2x-x = x km/hr = 12 km/hr

Hence, Downstream speed of boat = 3x = 3*12 = 36 km/hr

Quantity II: 24 km/hr

Hence, Quantity I > Quantity II

**44)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Quantity I: Let the total work be 48 units (LCM of 8,6,3)

Efficiency of A = 48/8 = 6 units/day

Efficiency of B = 48/6 = 8 units/day

Efficiency of A,B and C together = 48/3 = 16 units/day

Then, Efficiency of C = 16-(6+8) = 16-14 = 2 units/day

Then, C can do the work alone in 48/2 = 24 days

Quantity II: 28 days

Hence, Quantity I < Quantity II

**45)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Quantity I:

Given that length of rectangle increased by 10% and breadth of rectangle increased by 20%.

Percentage change in area = $10+20+\frac{10\times20}{100} = 30+2 = 32$

Quantity II: 28%

Hence, Quantity I > Quantity II

**46)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Given $\large\frac{a+a+2+a+4+a+6}{4}$ $= 15$

=> $\large\frac{4a+12}{4}$ $= 15$

=> $4a+12 = 60$

=> $4a = 48$

=> $a = 12$

Then,

Quantity I: $\large\frac{a^{2}}{2a+1} = \frac{12^2}{2\times12+1} = \frac{144}{25}$ $= 5.76$

Quantity II: $\large\frac{a^{2}-1}{a-1} = \frac{12^2-1}{12-1} = \frac{144-1}{12-1} = \frac{143}{11}$ $= 13$

Hence, Quantity I < Quantity II

**47)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Quantity 1:

The length of a rope that connects the top of a lighthouse of height 40 m to a stake located 30 m away from the base of the lighthouse.

The length of the rope will be minimum when it does not slack at any point.

Assuming the rope to be a straight line of length $l$, we get a right-angled triangle with sides 40 m (height of the lighthouse), 30 m (distance between the lighthouse and the stake) and the length of the rope.

Applying Pythagoras theorem, we get,

$l^2 = \sqrt{30^2+40^2}$

=> $l=50$m

Therefore, the length of the rope should be greater than or equal to 50 m.

Quantity 2:

When the stick is rotated by its centre, a circle of area $625*\pi$ is swept.

Length of the stick = Diameter of the circle

$\pi*r^2 = 625*\pi$

=> $r=25$m

Therefore, the length of the stick is equal to $2*25=50$m

As we can see, quantity 1 is greater than or equal to quantity 2. Therefore, option C is the right answer.

**48)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Quantity 1:

The speed of a train of length 300 m that crosses a pole in 40 seconds = 300/40 = 7.5 m/s

Quantity 2:

The speed of a train of length 150 m that crosses a platform length 50 m in half a minute = (150+50)/30 = 200/30 = 6.67 m/s

As we can see, quantity 1 is greater than quantity 2 and hence, option A is the right answer.

**49)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Since the principal is the same in both the cases, we will compare the amounts by the end of the given periods.

Quantity 1:

Rs.1000 invested at 10% p.a compound interest for 4 years will amount to $1000*(1.1)^4$ = $1.4641*1000$

Quantity 2:

Rs.1000 invested at 20% p.a. compound interest for 2 years will amount to $1000*(1.2)^2$ = $1.44*1000$

As we can see, quantity 1 is greater than quantity 2 and hence, option A is the right answer.

**50)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Volume of a cylinder = $\pi*r^2*h$

Volume of a cone = $\frac{1}{3}*\pi*r^2*h$

Since we have to compare the values, we can ignore the $\pi$ part and compare the constant value.

Volume of the cone = $\pi*\frac{1}{3}*3^2*12$

= $36*\pi$

Volume of the cylinder = $\pi*r^2*h$

= $\pi*3^2*4$

=$36*\pi$

As we can see, the volume of the cylinder is greater than the volume of the cone. Therefore, option E is the right answer.