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1. The cost of one pencil, two Pens and four erasers is Rs.22 while the cost of five pencils, four pens and two erasers is Rs.32.How much will three pencils, three pens and three erasers cost? (a) 26 (b) 27 (c) 25 (d) 30

2. Fathers age is 5 times his son’s age. 4 years back the father was 9 times older than son. Find the fathers’ present age. (a) 41 (b) 40 (c) 39 (d) 45

3. If the product of 3 consecutive integers is 210 then the sum of the two smaller integers is:

(a) 17 (b) 13 (c) 11 (d) 10

4. A clerk multiplied a number by ten when ten should have divided it. The answer he got was 100.what should the ans have been? (a) 3 (b) 1 (c) 2 (d) 4

5. In a certain company, 20% of the men and 40% of the women attended the annual company picnic. If 35% of all the employees are man, what percent of all the employees went to the picnic?

(a) 33% (b) 40% (c) 35% (d) 31%

6. A boy is born when his father is 27 years old. How old will he be when he is exactly half his fathers’ age?

(a) 23 (b) 24 (c) 39 (d) 27

7. 2 oranges, 3 bananas and 4 apples cost Rs.15. 3 oranges 2 bananas 1 apple costs Rs.10. what is the cost of 3 oranges, 3 bananas and 3 apples? (a) 30 (b) 15 (c) 10 (d) 20

8. A man, a woman, and a child can do a piece of work in 6 days. Man only can do it in 24 days. Woman can do it in 16 days and in how many days child can do the same work? (a) 14 (b) 16 (c) 10 (d) 15

9. Mahesh and suresh are ranked 31th and 32th respectively form the top in a class of 41 Students. What will be their respective ranks from the bottom ?

(a) 9th and 10th (b) 11th and 12th (c) 12th and 13th (d)10th and 11th

10. A can do a work in 15 days and B in 20 days. If they work on it together for 4 days, then the fraction of the work that is left is : (a) 1/10 (b) 1/4 (c) 8/15 (d) 7/15

11. A, B and C can do a piece of work in 20, 30 and 60 days respectively. In how many days can A do the work if he is assisted by B and C on every third day?

(a) 12 days (b) 15 days (c) 16 days (d) 18 days

12. A train started from station ‘A’ and proceeded towards station ‘B’ at a speed of 48 Km/hr. Forty-five minutes later another train started from station ‘B’ and proceeded towards station ‘A’ at 50 Km/hr. If the distance between the two stations is 232 Km, at what distance from station ‘A’ will the trains meet?

(a) 160KM (b) 108KM (c) 132KM (d) 144KM

13. Find the time between 5 and 6 o’clock when the two hands of clock are 6 minutes spaces apart.

(a) 3 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock (b) 6 6/11 minutes past 5 o’clock

(c) 20 8/11 minutes past 5 o’clock (d) 4 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock

14. When I was born, my mother was 23 years of age. After 6 years, when my sister was born, my father was 34 years of age. what is the difference between the ages of my parents?

(a) 17 years (b) 11 years (c) 6 years (d) 5 years

15. Anil started a business with Rs.5000 and Rajesh joined afterwards with Rs.10,000. If profit at the end of the year is divided equally, then when did Rajesh join him? (a) 5 months afterwards (b) 6 months afterwards

(c) 9 months afterwards (d) 8 months afterwards

16. How should a profit of Rs.500 be divided into two partners, if one of them invested Rs.6000 for 5 months and other invested Rs.5000 for 4 months? (in Rs.)

(a) 3000,2000 (b) 300,200 (c) 2000,3000 (d) 1000,5000

17. Anil and suresh started a business with Rs.50,000 and 40,000 respectively. After 6 months Rakesh joined them with capital of Rs.60,000 They got a profit of Rs.6000, then profit of Rakesh is

(a) Rs.1500 (b) Rs.3000 (c) Rs.2000 (d) Rs.1000

18. If A and B get profits of Rs.6,000 and Rs.4,000 respectively at the end of year then ratio of their investments are

(a) 4:1 (b) 1:4 (c) 3:2 (d) 2:3

19. If the compound interest on a sum of Rs.5000 at the rate of 10% per annum is Rs.1050, then time period is (Interest compounded yearly) (a) 1YRS (b) 2 1/2YRS (c) 3YRS (d) 2YRS

20. The difference between simple and compound interests on a certain sum for 2 years at 4% per annum is Rs.50. The sum is (a) Rs.31,250 (b) Rs.38,000 (c) Rs.25,000 (d) Rs.20,400

21. Anil invests an amount for 2 years at the rate of 15% per annum at simple interest. Had he invested in a scheme in which interest was compounded yearly he would have got Rs.450 more. Find the principal

(a) Rs.8,000 (b) Rs.15,000 (c) Rs.20,000 (d) Rs.10,000

22. At what rate of interest (compounded yearly)will Rs.10,000 amount to Rs.12100 in 2 years?

(a) 9% (b) 11% (c) 8% (d) 10%

23. A can run 1.5 km distance in 2 min 20 seconds, while B can run this distance in 2 min 30 sec. By how much distance can A beat B? (a) 80m (b) 120m (c) 90m (d) 100m

24. A can run 3 Kms in 3 min 18 sec and B can run same distance in 3 min 40 sec, then by how much distance A can beat B? (a) 220 m (b) 300 m (c) 195 m (d) 280 m

25. What was the day of week on October 24, 1992? (a) sunday (b) thusday (c) monday (d) saturday

26. The age of a father is 5/2 of his daughter. 5 years ago it was 3 times that of his daughter.what is daughter’s present age? (a) 20 YRS (b) 25 YRS (c) 15 YRS (d) 10 YRS

27. The sum of odd number between 20 and 30 is (a) 125 (b) 140 (c) 120 (d) 105

28. How many 7s are there in the following series which are not immediately following by 3 but immediately preceded by 8? 8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 6 9 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 7 8 7 3 7 7 9 4

(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4

29. At what time between 4 and 5 o’clock the hands are in opposite direction?

(a) 3 2/11 minutes past 4 o’clock (b) 3 5/11 minutes past 4 o’clock

(c) 10 10/11 minutes past 4 o’clock (d) 10 2/11 minutes past 4 o’clock

(e) 54 6/11 mintues past 4’0 clock

30. A college starts from 10 AM continues till 1:30 PM. In this duration there are five periods. If 5 minutes are provided before each period to leave the room and enter the other, then what is the duration of each period?

a. 38 min b. 41 min c. 40 min d. 42 min

31. How many members are there between 1 to 100 which are divisible by 9 and the sum of two digits is 9?

a. 13 b. 7 c. 11 d. 9 e. 10

32. In the following series how many times the sum of two consecutive digits is even?

1 2 3 4 6 3 4 2 5 9 3 6 7 4 1 2 3 6 7 6 5 4 3

a. 5 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4

33. How many such 6’s are there in the following number series which are followed by an even number and preceded by any odd number ? 3 6 4 5 7 6 3 5 4 3 6 4 5 6 4 1 6 3 9 6 3 4 5 6

a. three b. one c. two d. none

34. In a game of 100 points there are three participants A, B, and C. A gives to B 10 points and to C 19 points, then how many points can B give to C. a. 11 points b. 9 points c. 10 points d. 8 points

35. Three partners A,B and C invest Rs.18000, Rs.22500 and Rs.27000 respectively in a business. If total profit is Rs.18750 then C’s share is (in Rs.) a. 7500 b. 5000 c. 10000 d. 6500

36. How should a profit of Rs.500 be divided into two partners, if one of them invested Rs.6000 for 5 months and other invested Rs.5000 for 4 months? (in Rs.)

a. 2000,3000 b. 300,200 c. 500,400 d. 1000,5000

37. At what time between 9′ O clock and 10′ O clock will the hands of a clock point in the opposite directions?

a. 2 2/11 minutes past 10′ O clock b. 16 4/11 minutes past 9

c. 2 2/11 minutes past 9 d. 16 4/11 minutes past 10′ O clock

38. In what ratio must rice of Rs.16 per kg be mixed with rice of Rs.24 per kg so that cost of mixture is Rs.18 per kg?

a. 3:1 b. 4:3 c. 2:1 d. 4:1

39. The age of Ritu’s mother is 6 times that of Ritu’s age. After 6 years it will be 3 times that of Ritu’s age. what is Ritu’s present age? a. 4 years b. 8 years c. 6 years d. 10 years

40. In a game of 80 points. A can give B 5 points and C 15 points. Then how many points B can give C in a game of 60? a. 9 points b. 6 points c. 8 points d. 10 points

41. If the compound interest (compounded Yearly) on a certain sum for 2 years at 3% is Rs.101.50 then what will be the corresponding simple interest? a. Rs.98.25 b. Rs.100.00 c. Rs.90.00 d. Rs.95.50

42. In what ratio must water be added to 10 litres of milk at Rs.20 per litre so that cost of mixture is Rs.16 per litre?

a. 3:2 b. 1:4 c. 2:3 d. 4:1

43. A can run 3 Kms in 3 min 18 sec and B can run same distance in 3 min 40 sec, then by how much distance A can beat B? a. 300 m b. 220 m c. 280 m d. 195 m

44. A and B invested money together in a business and share of capital of A is 1/4th that of B. If they incurr a loss of Rs.500 then loss for B is a. 400 b. 300 c. 200 d. 100

45. Two containers of milk contain mixtures of water and milk in ratio 5:4 and 7:9. In what ratio they should be mixed so that mixture is of 6:6 ratio? a. 6:5 b. 7:5 c. 8:9 d. 9:8

46. If Thursday was the day after the day before yesterday five days ago, what is the least number of days ago when Sunday was three days before the day after tomorrow?

a. Five days ago b. Two days ago c. Four days ago

d. Three days ago e. None of these

47. At the time of marriage, a man was 6 years elder to his wife. 12 years after their marriage, his age is 6/5 times the age of his wife. What was wife’s age at the time of marriage ?

Choose one answer. a. 36 years b. 30 years c. 18 years d. 24 years

48. If the ratio of ages of two friends is 4:3 and sum of their ages is 70 years then what is the age of older friend? a. 30 years b. 35 years c. 40 years d. 25 years

49. A man walking at 3/4th of the speed, reaches his office late by 2 hours. What is the usual time?

a. 5 hours b. 3 hours c. 6 hours d. 12 hours

50. Find the quantities of two types of rice to be mixed, first variety is of Rs.12 per kg and second variety is of Rs.20 per kg. to get 12kg of rice mixture worth Rs.15 per kg? (in kg)

a. 3.5, 8.5 b. 7, 5 c. 7.5, 4.5 d. 8, 4

51. In game of 500 points there are three participants A, B, and C. A game take place. A gives to B 80 points and to C 101 points. Then how many points can B give to C

a. 475 b. 425 c. 375 d. 500 e. None of the These Ans:

52. A and B joined a patnership busines. In which A invested rs. 10,000 for 6 months and B invested Rs. 6000 for 8 months. If they earn a profit of Rs. 3000. find A’s share int heprofit.

a. rs 2500 b. rs 1500 c. rs 1000 d. rs 1667 Ans:

53. Which pair of numbers has least and maximum frequency in the given sequence?

8 7 5 6 4 5 8 3 8 6 7 2 3 5 8 3 5 7 6 4 7 6 5

a. 3 and 8 b. 4and 5 c. 2 and 6 d. 2 and 5 Ans:

54. Ten years ago A was half of B’s Age. If ratio of their present ages is 3:4 then what is the total of their present ages? a. 30 years b. 08 years c. 35 years d. 20 years Ans:

55. What was the day of the week on January 1, 1998? a. wednesday b. monday c. friday d. thursday Ans:

56. In what ratio mental A at Rs.68 per kg be mixed with another metal at Rs.96 per kg so that cost of alloy (mixture) is Rs.78 per kg? a. 9:5 b. 5:8 c. 4:7 d. 3:7 Ans:

57. The time between 5 and 6 o’clock when two hands of a clock are in same line making angle of 180 degree.

a. 3 minutes past 5 o’clock b. 4 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock

c. 3 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock d. 6 o’clock Ans:

58. Aparna cuts a cake into two halves and cuts one-half into smaller pieces of equal size. Each of the small pieces is twenty grams in weight. If she has seven pieces of the cake in all with her, how heavy was the original cake?

a. 120 grams b. 240 grams c. 140 grams d. 180 grams Ans:

59. In a 200 M.. race A beats B by 35 M.. or 7 seconds. A’s time over the cause is ______

a. none b. 47 sec c. 40 sec d. 33 sec Ans:

60. In a race of 4Kms A beats B by 100m or 25 seconds, then time taken by A is

a. 8 min 15 sec b. 10 min 17 sec c. 15 min 8 sec d. 16 min 15 sec Ans:

61. In day before Yesterday it was Monday, What day will fall on day after tomorrow ?

a. Sunday b. tuesday c. Saturday d. Friday Ans:

62. A sum amounts to Rs.4410 in 2 years at the rate of 5% p.a. If interest was compounded yearly then what was the principal? a. Rs.4000 b. Rs.4800 c. Rs.4500 d. Rs.5000 Ans:

63. How many 8 ′ s are there in the given sequence which are not immediately preceded by 09 and not immediately followed by 90? 9 0 8 0 9 0 9 8 9 0 8 9 0 8 0 9 8 9 0 9 8 0 9 8 9 0 8 9 0

a. 3 b. 1 c. More than 3 d. 2 e. None of these Ans:

64. If A and B get profits of Rs. 6000 and Rs. 4000 respectively at the end of year the ratio of their investments are

a. 1:4 b. None of these c. 3:2 d. 2:3 Ans:

65. What is the angle between the two hands at 8.20 O’clock?

a)150 degree b)120 degree c) 250 degree d)320 degree Ans:

66. At what time between 4 and 5 o’clock the hands are in opposite direction?

a) 10 2/11 minutes past 4 o’clock b) 3 2/11 minutes past 4 o’clock

c) 3 5/11 minutes past 4 o’clock d) 10 10/11 minutes past 4 o’clock Ans:

67. Find the time between 7 and 8 o’clock when two hands are at right angles?

a)2 2/11 minutes past 7 o’clock b) 3 2/11 minutes past 7 o’clock

c) 21 9/11 minutes past 7 o’clock d) 7 10/11 minutes past 7 o’clock Ans:

68. The sum of odd numbers between 0 and 10 is: a) 15 b) 20 c) 25 d)30 e)35 Ans:

69. A and B invested Rs.4000 and Rs.5000 and they get 20% profit at the end of year. Then share of B is

a) Rs.1200 b) Rs.1000 c) Rs.1300 d) Rs.1500 Ans:

70. Three partners A,B and C invest Rs.18000, Rs.22500 and Rs.27000 respectively in a business. If total profit is Rs.18750 then C’s share is (in Rs.) a) 6500 b) 7500 c) 5000 d) 10000 [ ]

71. Amit and Ravi invested capitals in the ratio 5:4. At the end of 8 months Amit withdrew and they got equal profits. Find for how long Ravi invested his money? a) 11 months b) 6 months c) 10 months d) 12 months [ ]

72. Anil invested a capital of Rs.5000 and Sunil invested Rs.10000. Anil invested for a time period which is double than the time period for which Sushil invested. How will a profit of Rs.4000 be divided between them?

a) 1000,3000 b)3000,1000 c) 2500,1500 d) 2000,2000 Ans:

73. Sudhir started a business with Rs.30,000 and after 8 months Ravi joined him with Rs.60,000. If they get a profit of Rs.28000 then ratio of their shares will be a) 3:2 b) 2:3 c) 4:3 d) 3:4 Ans:

74. A milkman mixed 10 liters of water to 50 litres of milk of Rs.16 per liter, then cost price of mixture per liter is

a) Rs.15.16 b) Rs.13.33 c) Rs.15 d) Rs.14.23

75. A sum of Rs.5000 was divided into 30 persons such that each man gets Rs.200 and each woman gets Rs.150. Find the number of women. a) 20 b) 15 c) 18 d) 24 Ans:

76. In what proportion should two quantities of gold one of 16 carats and another of 20 carats be mixed so that mixture in the form of jewellery may be 17 carats pure? a) 3:1 b) 1:3 c) 2:3 d) 3:2 [ ]

77. Sum of ages of father and his son is 60 years while difference is 30 years. what is father’s age?

a) 60 years b) 45 years c) 50 years d) 40 years Ans:

78. The age of Ritu’s mother is 6 times that of Ritu’s age. After 6 years it will be 3 times that of Ritu’s age. what is Ritu’s present age? a) 4 years b) 6 years c) 8 years d) 10 years Ans:

79. The ratio of ages of two friends is 3:5 and sum of their ages is 80 years. What are their present ages in years?

a) 10,60 b) 20,60 c) 40,30 d) 30,50 Ans:

80. Radha remembers that her father’s birthday is after 16th but before 21st of March, While her brother Mangesh remembers that his father,s birthday is before 22nd but after 19th of March. On which date is the birthday of their father? a) 19th b) 20th c) 21st d) Cannot be determined e) None of these Ans:

81. At what time between 3 and 4 o’clock the hands of clock will be together?

a) 16 minutes past 3 b) 2 minutes past 3 c) 4 minutes past 3 d) 16 4/11minutes past 3 [ ]

82. The angle between two hands at 3.45 is a) 110 degree b) 115 degree c) 112 1/2 degree d) 117 degree [ ]

83. How many repeat sequence of three consecutive numbers are there in the given sequence?

6 9 6 2 4 2 9 6 2 9 2 6 9 4 9 6 2 6 9 2 4

a) 3 b) 2 c) 1 d) 4 e) None of these Ans:

84. Which is the middle even number between 9 and 23? a) 14 b)16 c) 18 d) 20 e) 22 [ ]

85. The average age of five persons is 40 years while the average age of some other 10 persons is 25 years. The average age of all the 15 persons is: a) 27 Years b) 32 Years c) 37 Years d) 30 Years e) 35 Years [ ]

86. A and B invested some money such that capital of A is 20% more than that of B. If after one year they get profit of Rs.22000 then profit share of B is a) Rs.7500 b) Rs.8000 c) Rs.9000 d) Rs.10,000 [ ]

87. A,B,C invested the capitals in a business. If A invested Rs. 10,000 more than B and C invested Rs.20,000 more than A, then how should a profit of Rs.14,000 be divided among A,B and C? Given : Capital of B is Rs.10,000

a) 2000,1000,3000 b) 1000,3000,4000 c) 3000,2000,5000 d) 4000,2000,8000 Ans:

88. A and B Started a business with Rs.15000 and 12000 respectively. After 6 months B puts Rs.1000 more in his capital while after 8 months A puts Rs.5000 more in his capital. If there is a profit of Rs.35,000 after one year then B will get a) Rs.15,000 b) Rs.18,000 c) Rs.16,000 d) Rs.20,000 Ans:

89. Ravi and sunil are partners in a business. Ravi invests Rs.15,000 for 8 months and Sunil invested Rs.8000 for 10 months then after one year ratio of their profits will be a) 1:3 b) 2:3 c) 3:2 d) 3:1

90. What is the difference between compound interest on Rs.3000 for 2 years at 5% P.a. When interest is compounded yearly and compound interest on the same sum and same terms except that it is compounded half yearly? a) Rs.3.93 b) Rs.30 c) Rs.15.3 d) Rs.41.28 Ans:

91. A can run 1.5 km distance in 2 min 20 seconds, while B can run this distance in 2 min 30 sec. By how much distance can A beat B? a) 90 m b) 100 m c) 120 m d) 180 m Ans:

92. The calendar for 1992 is the same as for a)1997 b) 1996 c) 1995 d) 1994

93. Sum of ages of two friends is 32 while difference is 2 then their ages are

a) 15 years, 17 years b) 17 years, 15 years c) 16 years, 18 years d) 18 years, 16 years Ans:

94. The average age of twenty four boys in a class and the teacher is 15. If the teacher age is excluded, the average reduces to 14. What is the techer’s age? a) 41 b) 36 c) 32 d) 39

95. A Clock is so placed that at 12 noon its minute hand points towards north-east. In which direction does its hour hand point at 1.30 P.M.? a) East b) West c) North d) South e) None of these [ ]

96. Mamuni went to the movies nine days ago. She goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today? a) Sunday b) Tuesday c) Thursday d) Saturday e) Friday Ans:

97. The angle between two hands at 3.45 is a) 110 degree b) 115 degree c) 112 1/2 degree d) 117 degree

98. In a day hands of clock will be together a) 12 times b) 24 times c) 20 times d) 22 times

99. At what time between 3 and 4 o’clock the hands are in opposite direction?

a) 49 1/11 min past 3 b)16 min past 3 c) 2 min past 4 d) 3 2/11 min past 3 Ans:

100. Rohan ranked eleventh from the top and twenty-seventh from the bottom among the students who passed the annual examination in a class. If the number of students who failed in the examination was 12, how many students appeared for the examination? a) 48 b) 49 c) 50 d) Cannot be determined e) None of these [ ]

101. How many numbers amongst the numbers 7 to 41 are there which are exactly divisible by 9 but not by 3?

a) Nil b) 1 c) 2 d) 3 e) More than 3

102. A and B enter into a partnership and invest Rs. 12,000 and Rs. 16,000 respectively. After 8 months, C also joins the business with a capital of Rs. 15,000. The share of C in a profit of Rs. 45,600 after two years is

a) Rs. 12,000 b) Rs. 14,400 c) Rs. 19,200 d) Rs. 21,200 Ans:

103. If a profit of Rs.1200 is to be divided among three partners A,B and C in the ratio 5:3:4 then share of B is

a) Rs.2000 b) Rs.4000 c) Rs.3000 d) Rs.5000 Ans:

104. If shares of two persons in profits are Rs.400 and Rs.600 then ratio of their capitals is

a) 3:4 b) 2:3 c) 4:3 d) 1:3 Ans:

105. A and B invested Rs.15000 and Rs.20,000 respectively in a business. How should a loss of Rs.2800 be divided between them at the end of year? (in rupees)

a) 1500,1300 b) 1200,1600 c) 1300,1500 d) 1600,1200 Ans:

106. An amount of Rs.1000 is divided between 5 persons. Each man gets Rs.250 while each woman gets Rs.125. Find the number of men and women.

a) 2 men, 3 women b) 4 men, 1 woman c) 1 man, 4 women d) 3 men, 2 women Ans:

107. A can run 2 km in 4 min 20 seconds, while B can run this distance in 4 min 34 sec. By how much distance can A beat B? a) 100 m b) 150 m c) 120 m d) 180 m Ans:

108. What was the day of week on 7th January 1980? a) Sunday b) Monday c) Tuesday d) Wednesday [ ]

109. The average age of twenty four boys in a class and the teacher is 15. If the teacher age is excluded, the average reduces to 14. What is the techer’s age? a) 41 b) 36 c) 32 d) 39 [ ]

110. Mamuni went to the movies nine days ago. She goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today? a) Sunday b) Tuesday c) Thursday d) Saturday e) Friday

111. Two brothers were expected to return here on the same day. Rajat returned 3 days earlier but Rohit returned 4 days later. If Rajat returned on Thursday, what was the expected day when both the brothers were to return home and when did Rohit Return?

a) Wednesday, Sunday b) Thursday, Monday c) Sunday, Thursday d) Monday, Friday e) None of these

112. What is the birthdate of Nutan’s mother? To answer this question, which of the following informations given in the statements A and B is/are sufficient?

(A) Nutan’s father remembers that his wife’s birthday is after 20th and before 23rd February.

(B) Nutan’s brother remembers that their mother’s birthday was after 21st but before 25th February.

a)Only B is sufficient b) Only A is sufficient c) Both A and B together are not sufficient

d) Both A and B together are needed e) Either A or B is sufficient Ans:

113. At what time between 4 and 5 o’clock the hands are in opposite direction?

a) 12 2/11 minutes past 2 b) 3 1/11 minutes past 2 c) 15 minutes past 2 d) 54 6/11 minutes past 2

114. If Rahul finds that he is 12th from the right in a line of boys and 4th from the left, how many boys should be added to the line such that there are 28 boys in the line? a) 12 b) 14 c) 20 d) 13 e) None of these

115. Madhav ranks seventeenth in a class of thirtyone. What is his rank from the last?

a)13 b)14 c)15 d)16 e)17

116. How many even number are there in the following series of numbers, each of which is immediately preceded by an odd number, but not immediately followed by an even number? 5 3 4 8 9 7 1 6 5 3 2 9 8 4 3

a) Nil b)1 c)2 d)3 e)None of these Ans:

117. How many 7s are there in the following series which are not immediately following by 3 but immediately preceded by 8? 8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 6 9 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 7 8 7 3 7 7 9 4

a) Nil b) One c) Two d) Three e) More than three Ans:

118. The sum of two consecutive number is 87. Which is the larger number? a)42 b)43 c)44 d)45 e)46

119. A student got twice as many sums wrong as he got right. If he attempted 48 sums in all, how many did he solve correctly? a) 9 b) 12 c)18 d) 24 e) 16 Ans:

120. Three partners A,B & C invested total Rs.1,15,000. After one year one of them gets a profit of Rs.6000, second gets Rs.10,000 and third gets Rs.14000 then how much amount did B invested?

a)Rs.10,000 b)Rs.40,000 c) Rs.20,000 d) Rs.50,000 Ans:

121. A started a business with Rs.25000 and is joined afterwards by B with Rs.30,000. After how many months did B join, if profit per annum is divided equally? a) 2 months b) 4 months c) 5 months d) 7 months

122. The amount of principal Rs.4000 at compound interest at the ratio of 10% p.a. for 3 years is

a) Rs.4325 b) Rs.5324 c) Rs.3425 d) Rs.5342 Ans:

123. A sum of Rs.150 Has two types of coins Rs.1 and Rs.2. If total number of coins is 100 then number of Rs.2 coins is a) 50 b) 45 c) 65 d) 40 Ans:

124. In a 200 m race, A beats B by 20 m and c by 38m. In a race of 600 m B will beat C by

a) 20 m b) 30 m c) 25 m d) 15 m Ans:

125. Mamuni went to the movies nine days ago. She goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today? a) Sunday b) Tuesday c) Thursday d) Saturday e) Friday Ans:

125. Two brothers were expected to return here on the same day. Rajat returned 3 days earlier but Rohit returned 4 days later. If Rajat returned on Thursday, what was the expected day when both the brothers were to return home and when did Rohit Return?

a) Wednesday, Sunday b) Thursday, Monday c) Sunday, Thursday d) Monday, Friday Ans:

126. What is the birthdate of Nutan’s mother? To answer this question, which of the following informations given in the statements A and B is/are sufficient?

(A) Nutan’s father remembers that his wife’s birthday is after 20th and before 23rd February.

(B) Nutan’s brother remembers that their mother’s birthday was after 21st but before 25th February.

a) Only B is sufficient b) Only A is sufficient c) Both A and B together are not sufficient

d) Both A and B together are needed e) Either A or B is sufficient Ans:

127. At what time between 4 and 5 o’clock the hands are in opposite direction?

a) 12 2/11 minutes past 2 b) 3 1/11 minutes past 2 c) 15 minutes past 2 d) 54 6/11 minutes past 2

128. If Rahul finds that he is 12th from the right in a line of boys and 4th from the left, how many boys should be added to the line such that there are 28 boys in the line? a) 12 b) 14 c) 20 d) 13 e) None of these

129. Madhav ranks seventeenth in a class of thirtyone. What is his rank from the last?

a) 13 b) 14 c) 15 d) 16 e) 17 Ans:

130. How many even number are there in the following series of numbers, each of which is immediately preceded by an odd number, but not immediately followed by an even number? 5 3 4 8 9 7 1 6 5 3 2 9 8 4 3 5

a) Nil b) 1 c) 2 d) 3 e)None of these Ans:

131. How many 7s are there in the following series which are not immediately following by 3 but immediately preceded by 8? 8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 6 9 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 7 8 7 3 7 7 9 4

a) Nil b) One c) Two d) Three e) More than three Ans:

132. The sum of two consecutive number is 87. Which is the larger number? a) 42 b) 43 c) 44 d) 45 e) 46

133. A student got twice as many sums wrong as he got right. If he attempted 48 sums in all, how many did he solve correctly? a) 9 b) 12 c) 18 d) 24 e) 16

134. Three partners A,B & C invested total Rs.1,15,000. After one year one of them gets a profit of Rs.6000, second gets Rs.10,000 and third gets Rs.14000 then how much amount did B invested?

a) Rs.10,000 b) Rs.40,000 c) Rs.20,000 d) Rs.50,000 Ans:

135. A started a business with Rs.25000 and is joined afterwards by B with Rs.30,000. After how many months did B join, if profit per annum is divieded equally? a) 2 months b) 4 months c) 5 months d) 7 months

136. The amount of principal Rs.4000 at compound interest at the ratio of 10% p.a. for 3 years is

a) Rs.4325 b) Rs.5324 c) Rs.3425 d) Rs.5342 Ans:

137. A sum of Rs.150 Has two types of coins Rs.1 and Rs.2. If total number of coins is 100 then number of Rs.2 coins is a) 50 b) 45 c) 65 d) 40

138. In a 200 m race, A beats B by 20 m and c by 38m. In a race of 600 m B will beat C by

a) 20 m b) 30 m c) 25 m d) 15 m Ans:

139. A Clock is so placed that at 12 noon its minute hand points towards north-enst. In which direction does its hour hand point at 1.30 P.M.? a) East b) West c) North d) South e) None

140. Manoj left home for the bus stop 15 minutes earlier than the usual time. Il lakes 10 minutes Lo reach the stop. He reached the stop at 8.40 a.m. What time does he usually leave home for the bus stop?

a) 8:30 a.m. b) 8.55 a.m. c) 8:45 p.m. d) Data inadequate e) 8:30 a.m.

141. Find the time between 6 and 7 o’clock when the two hands of clock are 5 minutes spaces apart.

a) 5 2/11 minutes past 6 o’clock b) 3 3/11 minutes past 6 o’clock

c) 4 2/11 minutes past 6 o’clock d) 27 3/11 minutes past 6 o’clock e) None Ans:

142. In a row of trees, One tree is fifth from either end of the row. How many lives are in the row?

a) 11 b) 8 c) 10 d) 9 e) None of the above Ans:

143. John ranks 19th in class and is 36th from the last. How many students are there in the Class?

a) 53 b) 54 c) 51 d) 50 e) None of the above Ans:

144. How many 6’s are there in the following series of numbers which are precedid by 7 but not immediately followed by 9? 6795697687678694677695763

a) One b) Two c) Three d) Four e) More than 4 Ans:

145. In the following list of numerals, how many 3s are followed by 3, but NOT preceded by 3?

2463315 7833346233339723 a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) None of the above

146. A student got twice as many sums wrong as he got right. If he attempted 48 sums in all, how many did he solve correctly? a) 9 b) 12 c) 18 d) 24 e) 9

147. Three partners A,B & C invested total Rs. 1,15,000. After one year one olhem gets a profit of Rs.6000, second gets Rs. 10,000 and third gets Rs. 14000 then how much amount did B invested?

a) Rs.10,000 b) Rs.40,000 c) Rs.20,000 d) Rs.50,000 e) none Ans:

148. Compound interest of Rs.3000 at 10% per annum for 1 l/2years will be (interest compounded half yearly).

a) Rs.473 b) Rs.374 c) Rs.495 d) Rs.347 e) None of the above

149. In what ratio tea of Rs.80 per kg be mixed with 12kg tea of Rs.64 per kg, so thai cost price of mixture is Rs.74 per kg? a) 3:5 b) 5:3 c) 2:5 d) 2:3 e) None of the above

150. Anil purchases two books for Rs.100. He sells first at loss of 5% and second al 20% profit. If he gets Overall profit of 5% then what is cost of first book? a) Rs.45 b) Rs.60 c) Rs.55 d) Rs.58

151. What was the day of the week on December 26,1995?

a) Friday b) Tuesday c) Sunday d) Monday e) None of the above Ans:

152. What was the day of week on January 1, 1989? a) Thursday b) Monday c) Sunday d) Tuesday e)None

153. Total of ages of A,B and C at present is 90 years. If ratio of this ages is 2 : 3 : 4 what will be the age of C after 5 years? a)45 years b) 42 years c) 40 years d) 37 years e) None of the above

154. Bunny,s brother Sunny is 562 days older to him while his sister Jenny is 75 weeks older to Sunny. If Jenny was born on Tuesday, on which day was Bunny born? a) Monday b) Tuesday c) Friday d) Saturday e) Thursday

155. What is the angle between the two hands at 3 o’clock?

a) 122 degree b) 70 degree c) 48 degree d) 90 degree e) None of the above

156. How many 3’s are there in the following sequence which are neither preceded by 6 nor immediately followed by 9? 9 3 6 6 3 9 5 9 3 7 8 9 7 6 3 9 6 3 9

a) One b) Two c) Three d) Four e) None of the above

157. Number of prime numbers between 30 and 50 is a) 4 b) 5 c) 6 d) 7 e) 9

158. A number is four less than six times the other number. If the sum of both the number is 38, what are the numbers? a) 6,32 b) 7,31 c) 5,33 d) 4,34 e) None of the above

159. A and B together invested Rs. 15,000 in a business. At the end of the year, out of total profit is Rs. 2,000 B’s share was Rs. 600. A’s investment was a) Rs. 4,500 b) Rs. 8,250 c) Rs. 10,500 d) Rs. 11,250 e) None

160. A and B started a business investing Rs.6000 and Rs. 8000 respectively. After 6 months. B withdrew half of his investment. If after one year they get a profit of Rs.4000 then what is B’s share.?

a) Rs.2000 b) Rs.1000 c) Rs.3000 d) Rs.5000 e)None of the above

161. If the difference between compound interest (interest compounded yearly) and simple interest on a certain sum at the rate 20% p.a. after 3 years is Rs.1280 then what is the principal?

a) 8,000 b) 10,000 c) 7900 d) 8,300 e) None of the above

162. A sum of Rs.150 Has two types of coins Rs.1 and Rs.2. If total number of coins is 100 then number of Rs.2 coins is a) 50 b) 45 c) 65 d) 40 e) None of the above

163. An oil of Rs.42 per kg is mixed with 10 kg oil of Rs.69 per kg. If price of mixture oil is Rs.60 per kg then what is the quantity of first type of oil in the mixture? a) 6 kg b) 5 kg c) 8 kg d) 4 kg e) None of the above

164. In what proportion should two quantities of gold one of 16 carats and another of 20 carats be mixed so that mixture in the form of jewellery may be 17 carats pure? a) 3:1 b) 1:3 c) 2:3 d) 3:2 e) None of the above

165. In a race of 4Kms A beats B by 100m or 25 seconds, then time taken by A is

a) 15 min 8 sec b) 16 min 15 sec. c) 8 min 15 sec. d) 10 min 17 sec. e) None of the above

166. A can run 2 km in 4 min 20 seconds, while B can run this distance in 4 min 34 sec. By how much distance can A beat B? a) 100 m b) 150 m c) 120 m d) 180 m e) None of the above

167. A father told his son “I was as old as you are at present, at the time of your birth”. If the father is 38 years old now, then what was the son’s age five years ago in years? a) 14 b) 19 c) 38 d) 33 e) None

168. The ratio of ages of A and B at present is 2:3. After five years the ratio of their ages will be 3:4 What is the present age of A in years? a) 10 b) 15 c) 25 d) 30 e)None of the above

169. Mamuni went to the movies nine days ago. She goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today? a) Sunday b) Tuesday c) Thursday d) Saturday e) Friday

170. How many such 3’s are there in the following number sequence which are immediately Preceded by an odd number and immediately followed by an even number? 5 3 8 9 4 3 7 2 3 8 1 3 8 4 2 3 5 7 3 4 2 3 6

a) One b) Two c) Three d) Four e) More than four

171. How many number from 11 to 50 are there which are exactly divisible by 7 but not by 3?

a) 2 b) 4 c) 5 d) 6 e) 7

172. A father tells his son, “I was of your present age when you were born.” If the father is 36 now, how old was the boy 5 years back? a) 15 years b) 13 years c) 17 years d) 20 years e) None of the above

173. Anil and Ravi invest Rs.60,000 and Rs.40,000 and they got loss of Rs.5,000 at the end of year. Then what was the loss for Ravi in Percentage? a) 2% b) 3% c) 5% d) 8% e) None of the above

174. A and B invest money in the ratio 3:4 and they has loss of Rs.7000 at the end of year. what is the share of loss of B? a) Rs.4000 b) Rs.3000 c) Rs.7000 d) Rs.2000 e) None of the above

175. Ashok opened a shop investing Rs.60,000 and Madhuri joined him after 2 months investing Rs.90,000. They get a profit of Rs. 1,08,000 after one year. The share of Madhuri is

a) Rs.35,000 b) Rs.30,000 c) Rs.60,000 d) Rs.45,000 e) None of the above

176. A and b invested Rs.6000 and Rs.x respectively. They get a profit of Rs.5000 at the end of year in which share of b is 2000. what is the value of x? a) Rs.4000 b) Rs.3000 c) Rs.2000 d) Rs.2500 e) None of the above

177. A and B invested some money such that capital of A is 20% more than that of B. If after one year they get profit of Rs.22000 then profit share of B is a) Rs.7500 b) Rs.8000 c) Rs.9000 d) Rs.10,000 e) None of the above

178. If ratio of profit of A and B is 4:5 and they together invested Rs.90,000 then money invested by B is

a) Rs.48,000 b) Rs.45,000 c) Rs.30,000 d) Rs.50,000 e) None of the above

179. If the compound interest on a sum of Rs.7000 for 2 years is Rs.1470 then the rate of interest is (interest compounded yearly) a) 10 % p.a. b) 12 % p.a. c) 11 % p.a. d) 9 % p.a. e) None

180. 20 litres of mixture of acid and water contain 10% water. How much water should be added so that percentage of water becomes 20% in this mixture? a) 2 L b) 3 L c) 2.5 L d) 4 L e) None of the above

181. The day of week on July 1,2000 was a) Monday b) Friday c) Saturday d) Tuesday e) None of the above

182. If 6 years are subtracted from the present age of Gulzar and the remainder is divided by 18, then we get present age his grand son Anup. If Anup is two years younger to Mahesh Whose age is 5 years, than what is the present age of Gulzar? a) 96 years b) 59 years c) 84 years d) 60 years e) None of the above

183. The average age of 24 boys in a class is 16. The teacher is included in the group and one boy is excluded from the group, the average increases by one. what is the age of teacher? a) 41 b) 32 c) 45 d) 24 e) None

184. Radha remembers that her father’s birthday is after 16th but before 21st of March, While her brother Mangesh remembers that his father,s birthday is before 22nd but after 19th of March. On which date is the birthday of their father? a) 19th b) 20th c) 21st d) Cannot be determined e) None of these

185. If the third day of the month is Monday, Which of the following will be the fifth day from 21st of that month?

a) Tuesday b) Monday c) Wednesday d) Thursday e) None of these

186. What is the birthdate of Nutan’s mother?

To answer this question, which of the following informations given in the statements A and B is/are sufficient?

(A) Nutan’s father remembers that his wife’s birthday is after 20th and before 23rd February.

(B) Nutan’s brother remembers that their mother’s birthday was after 21st but before 25th February.

a) Only B is sufficient b) Only A is sufficient c) Both A and B together are not sufficient

d) Both A and B together are needed e) Either A or B is sufficient

187. In the following number sequence how many such even numbers are there which are exactly divisible by its immediate preceding number but not exactly divisible by its immediate following number?

3 8 4 1 5 7 2 8 3 4 8 9 3 9 4 2 1 5 8 2

a) Two b) Three c) Four d) More than four e) One

188. How many number are immediately preceded and immediately followed by different numbers?

7 7 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 7 7 7 5 7 5 7 5 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 5 a) 2 b) 3 c) 4 d) 5 e) 1

189. Amit and Ravi invested capitals in the ratio 5:4. At the end of 8 months Amit withdrew and they got equal profits. Find for how long Ravi invested his money? a) 11 months b) 6 months c)10 months d) 12 months e) None

190. Rajesh, Sunil and Tarun enter into a partnership. Rajesh invested Rs.25000 and after one year he adds Rs.10,000 more. Sunil initially invests Rs.35,000 and after 2 years he withdraws Rs.10,000 and Tarun invests Rs.19,000 in the beginning only. Then ratio of their profits after 3 years will be a)05:30:00 b)05:30:00 c)05:30:00 d)05:30:00 e) None

191. If the difference between compound interest (interest compounded yearly) and simple interest on a certain sum at the rate 20% p.a. after 3 years is Rs.1280 then what is the principal?

a) 8,000 b) 10,000 c) 7900 d) 8,300 e) None of the above

192. What is the difference between compound interest on Rs.3000 for 2 years at 5% P.a. When interest is compounded yearly and compound interest on the same sum and same terms except that it is compounded half yearly? a) Rs.3.93 b) Rs.30 c) Rs.15.3 d) Rs.41.28 e) None of the above

193. An amount of Rs.1000 is divided between 5 persons. Each man gets Rs.250 while each woman gets Rs.125. Find the number of men and women.

a) 2 men, 3 women b) 4 men, 1 woman c ) 1 man, 4 women

d) 3 men, 2 women e) None of the above

194. A runs twice as fast as B and gives B a start of 50m.How long should the racecourse be so that A and B might reach in the same time? a) 75 m. b) 80 m. c) 150 m. d) 100 m. e) None of the above

195. A can run 4 times as fast as B and gives B a start of 60 m. How long should the race course be so that A and B might reach in the same time? a) 70 m b) 60 m c) 80 m d) 65 m e) None of the above

196. What was the day of week on March 31,1996? a) Sunday b) Monday c) Friday d) Wednesday e) None

197. Sum of ages of two friends is 32 while difference is 2 then their ages are

a) 15 years, 17 years b) 17 years, 15 years c) 16 years, 18 years d) 18 years, 16 years e) None

198. The age of Ritu’s mother is 6 times that of Ritu’s age. After 6 years it will be 3 times that of Ritu’s age. what is Ritu’s present age? a) 4 years b) 6 years c) 8 years d) 10 years e) None of the above

199. A man is three (3) years older than his wife and four (4) times as old as his son. If the son attains an age of fifteen (15) years after three (3) years, what is the present age of the mother?

a) 60 years b) 51 years c) 48 years d) 45 years e) 65 years

200. Mamuni went to the movies nine days ago. She goes to the movies only on Thursday. What day of the week is today? a) Sunday b) Tuesday c) Thursday d) Saturday e) Friday

201. At what time between 7 and 8 o’clock the hands of clock will be together?

a) 23 minutes past 7 b) 21 1/11 minutes past 7 c) 38 2/11 minutes past 7

d) 11 1/11 minutes past 7 e) None of the above

202. Mohan ranks twenty-first in a class of sixty-five students. What will be his (Mohan’s)rank if the lowest candidate is assigned rank 1? a) 44th b) 45th c) 46th d) Data inadequate e) None of these

203. A number is four less than two times the other number. If their difference is 21, what is the greater number?

a) 50 b) 46 c) 31 d) 21 e) 15

204. How many members are there between 1 to 100 which are divisible by 9 and the sum of two digits is 9?

a) 13 b) 11 c) 7 d) 9 e) 10

205. Ram and Hari invest Rs. 18000 and 24000 respectively. If annual profit is Rs.1400 then Ram will get

a) 400 b) 800 c) 600 d) 500 e) None of the above

206. A,B and C invest money in business in the ratio 4:5:6 respectively. If the share of C is Rs.33,000 then what is total profit? a) Rs.49,000 b) Rs.69,000 c) Rs.60,000 d) Rs.99,000 e) None of the above

207. Anil started a business with Rs.5000 and Rajesh joined afterwards with Rs.10,000. If profit at the end of the year is divided equally, then when did Rajesh join him? [ a ]

a) 6 months afterwards b) 8 months afterwards c) 9 months afterwards d) 5 months afterwards e) None

208. Anil invested a capital of Rs.5000 and Sunil invested Rs.10000. Anil invested for a time period which is double than the time period for which Sushil invested. How will a profit of Rs.4000 be divided between them?

a) 10,003,000 b) 30,001,000 c) 25,001,500 d) 20,00 2,000 e) None of the above [ d ]

209. If the difference between compound interest(interest compounded yearly) and simple interest on a sum for 3 years at 20% p.a. is Rs.132, then the sum is a) Rs.3500 b) Rs.1500 c) Rs.2500 d) Rs.3000 e) None

210. A seller mixed 4 dozen bananas costing Rs.12 per dozen with 6 dozen bananas at Rs.8 per dozen then what is the cost price of mixed bananas per dozen? a) Rs.6.40 b) Rs.10 c) Rs.9.6 d) Rs.10.2 e) None of the above

211. A man has to cover total distance of 24 kms in 3 hours. He has to use two modes of transportation Bus & Bullock-cart. The Bus & Bullock-cart can cover 20 kms & 2 kms respectively in 1 hour. In what proportion man should use these transportation modes so as to reach on time? (Assume that Bus in costlier than bullock-cart so man wants to use minimum Bus journey). a) 05:30 b) 05:30 c) 05:30 d) 05:30 e) 05:30

212. 20 litres of mixture of acid and water contain 10% water. How much water should be added so that percentage of water becomes 20% in this mixture? a) 2 L b) 3 L c) 2.5 L d) 4 L e) None of the above

213. If 10 litres of an oil of Rs.50 per litres be mixed with 5 litres of another oil of Rs.66 per litre then what is the rate of mixed oil per litre? a) Rs.49.17 b) Rs.51.03 c) Rs.54.17 d) Rs.55.33 e) None of the above

214. At what time between 3 and 4 o’clock the hands of clock will be together?

a) 16 minutes past 3 b) 2 minutes past 3 c) 4 minutes past 3 d) 16 4/11minutes past 3

215. The time between 5 and 6 o’clock when two hands of a clock are in same line making angle of 180 degree.

a) 3 minutes past 5 o’clock b) 6 o’clock c) 3 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock d) 4 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock

216. Aparna cuts a cake into two halves and cuts one-half into smaller pieces of equal size. Each of the small pieces is twenty grams in weight. If she has seven pieces of the cake in all with her, how heavy was the original cake?

a) 140 grams b) 280 grams c) 240 grams d) 120 grams e) None of these

217. Count each 7 which is not immediately preceded by 5 but is immediately followed by either 2 or 3. How many such 7’s are there? 5 7 2 6 5 7 3 8 7 3 2 5 7 2 7 3 4 8 2 6 7 8

a) 2 b) 3 c) 4 d) 5 e) Nil

218. The sum of odd number between 20 and 30 is a) 105 b) 120 c) 125 d) 140 e) 145 [ c ]

219. A and B together invested Rs. 15,000 in a business. At the end of the year, out of total profit is Rs. 2,000 B’s share was Rs. 600. A’s investment was a) Rs. 4,500 b) Rs. 8,250 c) Rs. 10,500 d) Rs. 11,250

220. If a profit of Rs.1200 is to be divided among three partners A,B and C in the ratio 5:3:4 then share of B is a) Rs.2000 b) Rs.4000 c) Rs.3000 d) Rs.5000

221. The amount of principal Rs.8000 at compound interest at the ratio of 5% p.a. for 3 years is

a) Rs.9621 b) Rs.6921 c) Rs.9261 d) Rs.6261

222. If the difference between compound interest (interest compounded yearly)and simple interest on a sum for 2 years at 10% p.a. is Rs.150 then sum is a) Rs.12,000 b) Rs.15,000 c) Rs.13,000 d) Rs.10,000

223. If the difference between compound interest (interest compounded yearly) and simple interest on a certain sum at the rate 20% p.a. after 3 years is Rs.1280 then what is the principal?

a) 8,000 b) 10,000 c) 7900 d) 8,300

224. At what rate of interest (compounded yearly)will Rs.10,000 amount to Rs.12100 in 2 years?

a) 11% b) 8% c) 10% d) 9%

225. An oil of Rs.42 per kg is mixed with 10 kg oil of Rs.69 per kg. If price of mixture oil is Rs.60 per kg then what is the quantity of first type of oil in the mixture? a) 6 kg b) 5 kg c) 8 kg d) 4 kg

226. A can run 2 km in 4 min 20 seconds, while B can run this distance in 4 min 34 sec. By how much distance can A beat B? a) 100 m b) 150 m c) 120 m d) 180 m

227. In a race of 2.4 Kms. A beats B by 400 m or 20 sec. What is A’s time over the course?

a) 1 min 30 sec b) 1 min c) 1 min 10 sec d) 1min 40 sec

228. What was the day of the week on January 1, 1998? a) Wednesday b) Friday c) Monday d) Thursday

229. If the day before yesterday was Thursday, When will Sunday be?

a) Tomorrow b) Day after tomorrow c) Today d) Tow days after today e) None of these

230. Manoj left home for the bus stop 15 minutes earlier than the usual time. It takes 10 minutes to reach the stop. He reached the stop at 8.40 a.m. What time does he usually leave home for the bus stop?

a) 8:30 a.m. b) 8.55 a.m. c) 8:45 p.m. d) Data inadequate e) None of these

231. Find the time between 7 and 8 o’clock when two hands are at right angles?

a) 2 2/11 minutes past 7 o’clock b) 3 2/11 minutes past 7 o’clock

c) 21 9/11 minutes past 7 o’clock d) 7 10/11 minutes past 7 o’clock

232. How many 8’s are there in the following number series which are exactly divisible by its immediately preceding and also exactly divisible by immediately succeeding numbers?

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

a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) None of these

233. 10 years ago Neha’s mother was 4 times older than Neha. After 10 years Neha’s mother will be twice Neha’s age. How old is Neha now? a) 10 years b) 15 years c) 17 years d) 20 years e) 23 years

234. If the odd numbers between 20 to 40 are arranged in a row, what will be the 6th number from the right?

a) 27 b) 31 c) 33 d) 25 e) 29 [ e ]

235. The sum of odd number between 20 and 30 is a) 105 b) 120 c) 125 d) 140 e) 145 [ c ]

236. In a business Ram invests Rs.60,000. After 6 months his uncle invests Rs.40,000. After one year they got a profit of Rs.12,000. Then uncle gets his share as a) Rs.2500 b) Rs.2000 c) Rs.1000 d) Rs.3000 [ d ]

237. A and B invested Rs.4000 and Rs.5000 and they get 20% profit at the end of year. Then share of B is

a) Rs.1200 b) Rs.1000 c) Rs.1300 d) Rs.1500 [ b ]

238. A,B,C invested some money such that capital of C is half of B and capital of B is half of A. If they get a profit of Rs.7000 then profit share of B is a) Rs.3000 b) Rs.2000 c) Rs.2500 d) Rs.3500 [ b ]

239. Anil invested a capital of Rs.5000 and Sunil invested Rs.10000. Anil invested for a time period which is double than the time period for which Sushil invested. How will a profit of Rs.4000 be divided between them?

a) 1000,3000 b) 3000,1000 c) 2500,1500 d) 2000,2000 [ d ]

240. If A invested 5 times of B and at the end of the year they got a profit of Rs.36,000 in their business then share. of B in the profit was (in Rs.) a) 6000 b) 5000 c) 4000 d) 3000 [ a ]

241. The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a sum for 3 years at 10% p.a. is Rs.124 Find the sum. a) Rs.5000 b) Rs.4000 c) Rs.6000 d) Rs.8000

242. What is compound interest on Rs.60,000 for 4 months at the rate of 5% per annum?

a) Rs.2728.24 b) Rs.2872.24 c) Rs.7282.13 d) Rs.2278.24

243. Ratio of Ravi’s and Ashok’s present ages is 4:5 After 6 years it will be 5:6. What is Ravi’s present age?

a) 16 Years b) 15 Years c) 20 Years d) 24 Years

244. A clock shows the time as 3:30 P.m. If the minute hand gains 2 minutes every hour, how many minutes will the clock gain by 4 a.m.?

a. None of these b. 23 Minutes c. 25 Minutes d. 24 Minutes e. 26 Minutes

245. A 260 metres long train runs at a speed of 55 Kmph.How much time will it take to cross a Platform 290 meters long? a. 36 seconds b. None of these c. 18 seconds d. 60 seconds e. 20 seconds

246. If 3rd December 1999 is Sunday, what day is 3rd January 2000?

a. Tuesday b. Thursday c. Sunday d. Friday e. Wednesday

247. On which day in April was Gopal’s birthday? To find out the answer which of the following informations given in the statements A and B is/are Sufficient? (A) Gopal was born exactly 28 years after his mother was born. (B) His mother will be 55 years 4 months and 5 days on August 18 this year

a. Both A and B together are needed b. Only A is sufficient. c. Either A or B is sufficient

d. Only B is sufficient e. Both A and B together are not sufficient

248. The time between 5 and 6 o’clock when two hands of a clock are in same line making angle of 180 degree.

a. 3 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock b. 6 o’clock c. 3 minutes past 5 o’clock d. 4 2/11 minutes past 5 o’clock

249. My age is two year more than twice than of Ram. If I am 34 years old, how old is Ram?

a. 18 b. 14 c. 16 d. 20 e. 12

250. Three partners A,B and C invest Rs.18000, Rs.22500 and Rs.27000 respectively in a business. If total profit is Rs.18750 then C’s share is (in Rs.)

a. 10000 b. 6500 c. 5000 d. 7500

251. If A invested 5 times of B and at the end of the year they got a profit of Rs.36,000 in their business then share. of B in the profit was (in Rs.) a. 5000 b. 4000 c. 3000 d. 6000

252. The amount of principal Rs.4000 at compound interest at the ratio of 10% p.a. for 3 years is

a. Rs.5342 b. Rs.4325 c. Rs.5324 d. Rs.3425

253. If the difference between compound interest (interest compounded yearly) and simple interest on a certain sum at the rate 20% p.a. after 3 years is Rs.1280 then what is the principal?

a. 7900 b. 8,000 c. 10,000 d. 8,300

254. A sum amounts to Rs.4410 in 2 years at the rate of 5% p.a. If interest was compounded yearly then what was the principal? a. Rs.5000 b. Rs.4800 c. Rs.4500 d. Rs.4000

255. A runs 5/2 time as fast as B, and gives B and a start of 40m. How long should the racecourse be so that A and B might reach in the same time? a. 150 m b. 100 m c. 75 m d. 80 m

256. If in a clock the number 1 to 12 are replaced with alphabet starting from F, then which of the following options shall indicate the time as 9’0 clock? a)M – P b)Q – N c)P – M d)N – P e)N – Q

257.How many times hour hand covers full circle in a day? a)3 times b) 2 times c) 4 times d) once

258. Find the time between 6 and 7 o’clock when the two hands of clock are 5 minutes spaces apart.

a) 5 2/11 minutes past 6 o’clock b) 3 3/11 minutes past 6 o’clock

c) 4 2/11 minutes past 6 o’clock d)27 3/11 minutes past 6 o’clock

259. In the following list of numerals, how many 3s are followed by 3, but NOT preceded by 3?

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

a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) None

260. If in a given number 5 8 9 4 3 2 7 6 1 4, we interchange the first and the second digits, the third and the fourth, the fifth and the sixth and so on, then counting from the right end, which digit will be sixth?

a) 3 b) 2 c) 4 d) 5 e) None of these

261. In the following number sequence how many such even numbers are there which are exactly divisible by its immediate preceding number but not exactly divisible by its immediate following number?

3 8 4 1 5 7 2 8 3 4 8 9 3 9 4 2 1 5 8 2

a) Two b) Three c) Four d) More than four e) One

262. How many 7s are there in the following series which are not immediately following by 3 but immediately preceded by 8? 8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 6 9 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 7 8 7 3 7 7 9 4

a) Nil b) One c) Two d) Three e) More than three

263. Sony and Johnny caught 60 fishes. Sony caught four times as many as Johnny. How many fishes did Johnny catch? a) 12 b) 16 c) 34 d) 38 e) 42

264. Rs.400 at 5% p.a compound interest will amount to Rs.441 in ________ years (interest compounded yearly).

a)1 year b) 2 years c) 3/2 year d) 5 years

265. In what ratio must tea of Rs.42 per kg be mixed with tea of Rs.50 per kg so that cost of mixture is Rs.45 per kg?

a) 5:3 b) 3:5 c) 2:3 d) 3:4

266. In what ratio must rice of Rs.16 per kg be mixed with rice of Rs.24 per kg so that cost of mixture is Rs.18 per kg? a) 4:1 b) 2:1 c)3:1 d) 4:3

267. In what ratio mental A at Rs.68 per kg be mixed with another metal at Rs.96 per kg so that cost of alloy (mixture) is Rs.78 per kg? a)5:8 b)4:7 c) 3:7 d) 9:5

268.Ashok has Rs.1000, He invests a part of it at 3% per annum and remainder at 8% per annum, He earns Rs.100 in 2 years. Find the sum invested at different rates of interest?

a) Rs.5000, Rs.500 b) Rs.600, Rs.400 c) Rs.700, Rs.300 d) Rs.300, Rs.700

269. 20 litres of mixture of acid and water contain 10% water. How much water should be added so that percentage of water becomes 20% in this mixture? a) 2 L b) 3 L c) 2.5 L d) 4 L

270. If 15 Horses eat 15 bags of gram in 15 days, in how many days will one horse eat one bag of Grain?

a) 15 days b) 1/15 days c) 1 day d) 30 days e) 225 days

271. Day after tomorrow is my birthday. On the same day next week falls ‘Holi’. Today is Monday. What will be the day after ‘Holi’? a) Wednesday b) Thursday c)Friday d) Saturday e) None of these

272. How many minutes does the minute hand gain in every one hour?

a) 55 b) 60 c) 65 d) No gain e) None of these

273. Mohan ranks twenty-first in a class of sixty-five students. What will be his (Mohan’s)rank if the lowest candidate is assigned rank 1? a) 44th b) 45th c) 46th d) Data inadequate e) None of these

274. How many 4’s are there in the following series which are preceded by 7, but are not preceded by 8?

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

a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) More than four

275. The sum of odd numbers between 0 and 10 is: a) 15 b) 20 c) 25 d) 30 e) 35

276. Which is the middle even number between 9 and 23? a) 14 b)16 c) 18 d) 20 e) 22

277. Arun started a business investing Rs. 45,000. After three months. Pramod joined him with a capital of Rs.60,000. If at the end of one year, the total profit from the business is Rs.26,000, what would be Pramod’s share in it?

a) Rs.10,000 b) Rs.14,000 c) Rs.13,000 d) Rs.16,000 e)None of these

278. A and B invested Rs.4000 and Rs.5000 and they get 20% profit at the end of year. Then share of B is

a) Rs.1200 b) Rs.1000 c)Rs.1300 d) Rs.1500

279. How should a profit of Rs.500 be divided into two partners, if one of them invested Rs.6000 for 5 months and other invested Rs.5000 for 4 months? (in Rs.) a)1000,5000 b)3000,2000 c)500,400 d) 2000,3000

280. The difference between the simple interest and the compound interest (compounded yearly)earned on a sum of money at the end of four years at the rate of 10 percent per annum is Rs.256.40. Find the sum.

a) Rs.6,000 b) Rs.4,000 c) Rs.5,000 d) Rs.4500

281. A Sum at compound interest amounts to Rs.7500 in 2 years and to Rs.9000 in 3 years then rate per annum is

a) 11% b) 12% c) 15% d)20%

282. The calendar for 1992 is the same as for a) 1997 b)1996 c) 1995 d) 1994

283. Sum of ages of father and his son is 60 years while difference is 30 years. what is father’s age?

a) 60 years b) 45 years c) 50 years d) 40 years

284.In a day hands of clock will be together a) 12 times b) 24 times c) 20 times d)22 times

285. Jagan Was to either get one-seventh of a milk chocolate or one-fourteenth of a bigger fruit chocolate. Which chocolate would give him the large piece if the fruit chocolate is three times as large as the milk chocolate?

a) Milk chocolate b)Fruit chocolate c) The Pieces will be of the same size d) Information inadequate e)None

286. A and B started a business with their capitals Rs. 24,000 and 36,000 respectively. Annual profit will be distributed between them in the ratio a) 1:3 b) 2:3 c) 4:3 d) 2:1

287. Jayant opened a shop investing Rs. 30,000. Madhu joined him 2 months later, investing Rs. 45,000. They earned a profit of Rs. 54,000 after completion of one year. What will be Madhu’s share of profit?

a) Rs. 27,000 b) Rs. 24,000 c) Rs. 30,000 d) Rs. 36,000 e) None of these

288. Anil and Ravi invest Rs.60,000 and Rs.40,000 and they got loss of Rs.5,000 at the end of year. Then what was the loss for Ravi in Percentage? a)2% b) 3% c) 5% d) 8%

289. If difference between compound interest and simple interest on a sum at 5% P.a. for 2 years is Rs.60, then what is the sum? a)Rs.8000 b)Rs.4000 c)Rs.5000 d) Rs.6000

290. If difference between compound interest and simple interest on a sum at 10% P.a. for 2 years is Rs.51 then sum is a) Rs.5000 b) Rs.5100 c) Rs.5800 d) Rs.6000

291. What is the compound interest (compounded yearly) of Rs.5000 at 5% p.a. for 2 years and simple interest at 4% p.a for 2 years? a) Rs.512.50, Rs.400 b) Rs412.50, Rs.400 c) Rs.512.80, Rs.500 d) Rs.400, Rs.500

292. A shopkeeper mixed 10 kg wheat of Rs.5 per kg with 15 kg wheat of Rs.8 per kg. Then the cost price of mixture per kg is a) Rs.8.23 b) Rs.7.16 c) Rs.7 d)Rs.6.84

293. In a race of 4Kms A beats B by 100m or 25 seconds, then time taken by A is

a) 15 min 8 sec b)16 min 15 sec. c) 8 min 15 sec. d) 10 min 17 sec.

294. In a race of 300 m A beats B by 15 m and C by 9 m. In a race of 450 m C will beat B by

a) 381 m b) 429 m c) 441 m d) 439 m

295. What was the day of week on 7th January 1980? a) Sunday b) Monday c) Tuesday d) Wednesday

296. At what time between 10 and 11 o’clock the hands of clock will be together?

a) 10 3/11 minutes past 10 b) 54 6/11 minutes past 10

c) 3 2/11 minutes past 10 d) 4 7/11 minutes past 10

297. How many 8’s are there in the following number series which are exactly divisible by its immediately preceding and also exactly divisible by immediately succeeding numbers?

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

a)1 b)2 c) 3 d) 4 e) None of these

298. A started a business with Rs.25000 and is joined afterwards by B with Rs.30,000. After how many months did B join, if profit per annum is divieded equally? a) 2 months b) 4 months c) 5 months d) 7 months

299. If the difference between compound interest (interest compounded yearly)and simple interest on a sum for 2 years at 10% p.a. is Rs.150 then sum is a) Rs.12,000 b) Rs.15,000 c) Rs.13,000 d) Rs.10,000

300. The compound interest on Rs.2,000 at 10% per annum for 3 years payable half yearly is

a) Rs.600 b) Rs.630 c) Rs.660 d) Rs.680

301. The difference between simple and compound interests on a certain sum for 2 years at 4% per annum is Rs.50. The sum is a) Rs.20,400 b) Rs.25,000 c) Rs.31,250 d) Rs.38,000

302. A Sum at compound interest amounts to Rs.7500 in 2 years and to Rs.9000 in 3 years then rate per annum is

a) 11% b) 12% c) 15% d) 20%

303. A sum of Rs.5000 was divided into 30 persons such that each man gets Rs.200 and each woman gets Rs.150. Find the number of women. a) 20 b)15 c) 18 d) 24

304. Anil purchases two books for Rs.100. He sells first at loss of 5% and second at 20 % profit. If he gets Overall profit of 5% then what is cost of first book? a) Rs.45 b)Rs.60 c) Rs.55 d) Rs.58

305. In a race of 2.4 Kms. A beats B by 400 m or 20 sec. What is A’s time over the course?

a) 1 min 30 sec b) 1 min c) 1 min 10 sec d) 1min 40 sec

306. The average age of twenty four boys in a class and the teacher is 15. If the teacher age is excluded, the average reduces to 14. What is the techer’s age? a) 41 b)36 c) 32 d) 39

307. If the ratio of ages of Mohan and Rakesh 4:3 and sum of their ages is 28 years then ratio of their ages after 4 years will be a)5:4 b) 3:4 c)6:5 d) 7:4

308. A couple married in 1980 had two children, one in 1982 and the other in 1984. Their combined ages will equal the years of the marriage in? a) 1986 b) 1985 c) 1987 d) 1988 e) 1989

309. Keshav runs a factory in three shifts of eight hours each with 210 employees. In each shift minimum of 80 employees are required to run the factory effectively. No employees can be allowed to work for more than 16 hours a day. At least how many employees will be required to work for 16 hours every day?

a) 30 b) 60 c) Data inadequate d) 20 e) None of these

310. How many 7s are there in the following series which are not immediately following by 3 but immediately preceded by 8? 8 9 8 7 6 2 2 6 3 2 6 9 7 3 2 8 7 2 7 7 8 7 3 7 7 9 4

a) Nil b) One c) Two d) Three e) More than three

311. Number of prime numbers between 30 and 50 is: a) 4 b) 5 c) 6 d) 7 e) 9

312. If shares of two persons in profits are Rs.400 and Rs.600 then ratio of their capitals is

a) 3:4 b) 2:3 c) 4:3 d) 1:3

313. Lokesh started a business with Rs.30,000 and Ramesh joined him afterwards with Rs.30,000. If profits of both are same after one year then for how many months did Ramesh invest his money?

a) 9 months b) 8 months c) 6 months d) 5 months

314. A sum amounts to Rs.4410 in 2 years at the rate of 5% p.a. If interest was compounded yearly then what was the principal? a) Rs.4000 b) Rs.5000 c) Rs.4500 d) Rs.4800

315. A sum of Rs.1460 is divided into 13 students so that each boy gets Rs.120 while each girl gets Rs.100. Find the number of boys and number of girls a) 8B, 5G b) 5B, 8G c) 4B, 9G d) 9B, 4G

316. In what proportion should two quantities of gold one of 16 carats and another of 20 carats be mixed so that mixture in the form of jewellery may be 17 carats pure?

a) 3:1 b) 1:3 c) 2:3 d) 3:2

317. A can run 4 times as fast as B and gives B a start of 60 m. How long should the race course be so that A and B might reach in the same time? a)70 m b) 60 m c)80 m d)65 m

318. The average age of Indira and Meena is 28 years. If Kala’s age is added to it, then the average of the ages of the three becomes 27 years, what is kala’s age? a) 26 years b)22 years c) 28 years d) 20 years

319. 5 years ago Ashu’s mother was three times as old as Ashu. After 5 years, she will be twice as old as Ashu. How old is ashu today? a) 35 years b) 10 years c) 20 years d) 15 years

320. A clock shows 5.20. After how much time both hands will coincide together?

a)6 2/11 minutes b) 5 5/11 minutes c) 3 2/11 minutes d)4 2/11 minutes

321. How many times minute hand covers full circle in a day? a) 22 times b)24 times c)11 times d) 21 times

322. Jaya ranks 5th in a class of 53. What is her rank from the bottom in the class?

a) 49th b) 48th c) 47th d) 50th e) None of these

323. Veena ranks 73rd from the top in a class of 182. What is her rank from the bottom if 22 students have failed the examination? a) 88 b) 108 c) 110 d) 90 e) 93

324. A sum of Rs. 21,840 is to be distributed among 3 friends (Bharati, Sanjay and Govinda) in such a way that Bharati gets twice as much as Sanjay and Govinda gets two and a half times as much as Bharati. What is the share of Govinda? a)Rs. 18,200 b)Rs. 14,560 c) Rs. 13,650 d) Rs. 7,280

325. The compound interest (compounded yearly) on Rs. 2000 at 7% per annum for 2 years is

a)Rs. 289.80 b) Rs.295.20 c) Rs.503.00 d) Rs.270.75

326. The compound interest (compounded yearly) on Rs.1500 in 2 years at the rate of 6 1/4 % per annum is

a) Rs.195.00 b) Rs.193.35 c) Rs.198.20 d) Rs.208.20

327. In a race of 2kms A beats B by 60 meters or 15 seconds, then time taken by A is

a)8 min 5 sec. b) 8 min 17 sec. c) 7 min 3 sec. d) 3 min 8 sec.

328. A gives a start of 40 metres to B and a start of 60 meters to C in a 200 m. race. B gives a start of 2 seconds to C. How long does C take to run 200 m? a) 6 sec. b) 8 sec. c) 9 sec. d)7 sec.