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Which digit does the letter A represent?

correct answer:-**1**

Which digit does the letter B represent?

correct answer:-**9**

Which among the digits 3, 4, 6 and 7 cannot be represented by the letter D?

correct answer:-**7**

Which among the digits 4, 6, 7 and 8 cannot be represented by the letter G?

correct answer:-**6**

What is the total amount of money (in rupees) in the three pouches kept in the first column of the second row?

correct answer:-**13**

How many pouches contain exactly one coin?

correct answer:-**8**

What is the number of slots for which the average amount (in rupees) of its three pouches is an integer?

correct answer:-**2**

The number of slots for which the total amount in its three pouches strictly exceeds Rs. 10 is

correct answer:-**3**

The brand that had the highest revenue in 2016 is:

correct answer:-**3**

The brand that had the highest profit in 2016 is:

correct answer:-**3**

The brand that had the highest profit in 2017 is:

correct answer:-**1**

The complete list of brands whose profits went up in 2017 from 2016 is:

correct answer:-**1**

In how many different ways can the ATM serve a customer who gives 500 rupee notes as her preference?

correct answer:-**7**

If the ATM could serve only 10 customers with a stock of fifty 500 rupee notes and a sufficient number of notes of other denominations, what is the maximum number of customers among these 10 who could have given 500 rupee notes as their preferences?

correct answer:-**6**

What is the maximum number of customers that the ATM can serve with a stock of fifty 500 rupee notes and a sufficient number of notes of other denominations, if all the customers are to be served with at most 20 notes per withdrawal?

correct answer:-**1**

What is the number of 500 rupee notes required to serve 50 customers with 500 rupee notes as their preferences and another 50 customers with 100 rupee notes as their preferences, if the total number of notes to be dispensed is the smallest possible?

correct answer:-**1**

How many units of currency A did the outlet buy on that day?

correct answer:-**1200**

How many units of currency C did the outlet sell on that day?

correct answer:-**2**

What was the base exchange rate of currency B with respect to currency L on that day ?

correct answer:-**240**

What was the buying exchange rate of currency C with respect to currency L on that day?

correct answer:-**4**

How many individuals in this layout can be reached by just one individual?

correct answer:-**3**

Which of the following is true for any individual at a platform of height 1 m in this layout?

correct answer:-**4**

We can find two individuals who cannot be reached by anyone in

correct answer:-**3**

Which of the following statements is true about this layout?

correct answer:-**3**

Among the three, Neeta received the least amount in bank deposits, while Geeta received the highest. The value of the assets was distributed equally among the children, as were the gold coins.

How much did Seeta receive in bank deposits (in lakhs of rupees)?

correct answer:-**3**

Among the three, Neeta received the least amount in bank deposits, while Geeta received the highest. The value of the assets was distributed equally among the children, as were the gold coins.

How many flats did Neeta receive?

correct answer:-**2**

The value of the assets distributed among Neeta, Seeta and Geeta was in the ratio of 1:2:3, while the gold coins were distributed among them in the ratio of 2:3:4. One child got all three flats and she did not get the house. One child, other than Geeta, got Rs. 30 lakh in bank deposits.

How many gold coins did the old woman have?

correct answer:-**2**

The value of the assets distributed among Neeta, Seeta and Geeta was in the ratio of 1:2:3, while the gold coins were distributed among them in the ratio of 2:3:4. One child got all three flats and she did not get the house. One child, other than Geeta, got Rs. 30 lakh in. bank deposits.

How much did Geeta get in bank deposits (in lakhs of rupees)?

correct answer:-**20**

What percentage of kids from S were studying in P?

correct answer:-**1**

Among the kids in W whose mothers had completed primary education, how many were not in school?

correct answer:-**1**

In a follow up survey of the same kids two years later, it was found that all the kids were now in school. Of the kids who were not in school earlier, in one region, 25% were in G now, whereas the rest were enrolled in P; in the second region, all such kids were in G now; while in the third region, 50% of such kids had now joined G while the rest had joined P. As a result, in all three regions put together, 50% of the kids who were earlier out of school had joined G. It was also seen that no surveyed kid had changed schools.

What number of the surveyed kids now were in G in W?

correct answer:-**1**

In a follow up survey of the same kids two years later, it was found that all the kids were now in school. Of the kids who were not in school earlier, in on.e region, 25% were in G now, whereas the rest were enrolled in P; in the second region, all such kids were in G now; while in the third region, 50% of such kids had now joined G while the rest had joined P. As a result, in all three regions put together, 50% of the kids who were earlier out of school had joined G. It was also seen that no surveyed kid had changed schools.

What percentage of the surveyed kids in S, whose mothers had dropped out before completing primary education, were in G now?

correct answer:-**1**

On a day of fluctuating market prices, the share price of XYZ Ltd. ends with a gain, i.e, it is higher at the close of the day compared to the opening value. Which trader got the maximum return on that day?

correct answer:-**5**

Which one of the following statements is always true?

correct answer:-**5**

On a “boom” day the share price of XYZ Ltd. keeps rising throughout the day and dpeaks at the close of the day. Which trader got the minimum return on that day?

correct answer:-**1**

One day, two other traders. Dane and Emily joined Abdul, Bikram and Chetan for trading in the shares of XYZ Ltd. Dane followed a strategy of buying equal numbers of shares at 10 am. 11 am and 12 noon, and selling the same numbers at 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm Emily, on the other hand, followed the strategy of buying shares using all her money at 10 am and selling all of them at 12 noon and again buying the shares for all the money at 1 pm and again selling all of them at the close of the day at 3 pm. At the close of the day the following was observed.

i. Abdul lost money in the transactions.

ii. Both Dane and Emily made profits.

iii. There was an increase in share price during the closing hour compared to the price at 2 pm.

iv. Share price at 12 noon was lower than the opening price

Share price was at its highest at

correct answer:-**1**

One day, two other traders. Dane and Emily joined Abdul, Bikram and Chetan for trading in the shares of XYZ Ltd. Dane followed a strategy of buying equal numbers of shares at 10 am. 11 am and 12 noon, and selling the same numbers at 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm Emily, on the other hand, followed the strategy of buying shares using all her money at 10 am and selling all of them at 12 noon and again buying the shares for all the money at 1 pm and again selling all of them at the close of the day at 3 pm. At the close of the day the following was observed.

i. Abdul lost money in the transactions.

ii. Both Dane and Emily made profits.

iii. There was an increase in share price during the closing hour compared to the price at 2 pm.

iv. Share price at 12 noon was lower than the opening price

Which of the following is necessarily false?

correct answer:-**5**

For a recuperating patient, the doctor recommended a diet containing 10% minerals and at least 30% protein. In how many different ways can we prepare this diet by mixing at least two ingredients?

correct answer:-**1**

Which among the following is the formulation having the lowest cost per unit for a diet having 10% fat and at least 30% protein? The diet has to be formed by mixing two ingredients.

correct answer:-**4**

In what proportion P, Q and S should be mixed to make a diet having at least 60% carbohydrate at the lowest per unit cost?

correct answer:-**5**

The company is planning to launch a balanced diet required for growth needs of adolescent children. This diet must contain at least 30% each of carbohydrate and protein, no more than 25% fat and at least 5% minerals. Which one of the following combinations of equally mixed ingredients is feasible?

correct answer:-**5**

The total distance travelled by the motorist from the starting point till the last signal is

correct answer:-**1**

What is the position (radial distance) of the most motorist when he reaches the last signal?

correct answer:-**3**

After the starting point if the 1st signal were 1 red and 2 green lights, what would be the final position of the motorist?

correct answer:-**1**

If at the starting point, the car was heading towards south, what would be the final position of the motorist?

correct answer:-**3**