Shamshad Ali buys a
scooter for Rs 22000. He pays Rs 4000 cash and agrees to pay the balance in
annual installment of Rs 1000 plus 10% interest on the unpaid amount. How much
will the scooter cost him (in Rupees)?
(1) 18000 * (1.1)17 (2) 18000 * (1.1)18 (3) 39100
(4) 37300 (5) None of these
150 workers were engaged
to finish a job in a certain number of days. 4 workers dropped out on second
day, 4 more workers dropped out on third day and so on. It took 8 more days to
finish the work. Find the number of days in which the work was completed?
In a list of seven
integers, one integer denoted as x is unknown. The other six integers are 20,4,10,4,8
and 4. If the mean, median and mode of these 7 integers are arranged in increasing
order, they form an arithmetic progression. The sum of all possible values of x
In a locality there are ten houses in
a row. On a particular night a thief planned to steal from three houses of the
locality. In how many ways can he plan such that no two of them are next to
The chance of India winning a cricket
match against Australia is 1/6. What is the minimum number of matches India
should play against Australia so that there is a fair chance of winning at least
one match? (A)3 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 6
(E) None of these Solution follows here:
a,b,c,d and e are integers such that 1
≤ a < b < c < d < e. If a,b,c,d and e are in geometric progression
and lcm(m,n) is the least common multiple of m and n, then the maximum value of
1/lcm(a,b) + 1/lcm(b,c) + 1/lcm(c,d) + 1/lcm(d,e) is: (A)1 (B) 15/16 (C) 79/81 (D) 7/8 (E) None of these
A square, whose side is 2 meters, has
its corners cut away so as to form an octagon with all sides equal. Then the
length of each side of octagon, in meters is: (1)√2/√2+1 (2) 2/√2+1 (3) 2/√2-1 (4) √2/√2-1 Solution follows here:
Two circle with centres P and Q cut each other at two
distinct points A and B. the circles have the same radii and neither P nor Q
falls with in the intersection of the circles. What is the smallest range that
includes all possible values of the angle AQP in degrees?
walks to and fro to a shopping mall. He spends 30 minutes in shopping. If he
walks at a speed of 10 km an hour, he returns to home at 19.00 hours. If he
walks at 15 km an hour, he returns to home at 18.30 hours. How fast must he
walk in order to return home at 18.15 hours?
A shop stores x kg of rice. The first customer buys half this amount plus half a kg of rice. The second customer buys half the remaining amount plus half a kg of rice. Then the third customer also buys half the remaining amount plus half a kg of rice. Thereafter, no rice is left in the shop. Which of the following best describes the value of x?
(1)2 ≤ x ≤ 6 (2)5 ≤ x ≤ 8 (3)9 ≤ x ≤ 12 (4)11 ≤ x ≤ 14 (5) 13 ≤ x ≤ 18
Three consecutive positive integers are raised to the first, second and third powers respectively and then added. The sum so obtained is a perfect square whose square root equals to the total of the three original integers. Which of the following best describes the minimum, say m of these three numbers?
(1)1 ≤ m ≤ 3 (2)4 ≤ m ≤ 6 (3)7 ≤ m ≤ 9 (4)10 ≤ m ≤ 12 (5) 13 ≤ m ≤ 15 Solution follows here:
BSNL offers its share at a premium of Rs 40, where as
its par value is Rs 160. Parul Mehra invested Rs 50,000 in this stock. After
one year BSNL declared a dividend of 19%. What rate of interest did Ms Mehra
receive on her investment? (A)15.2% (B)16.2% (C)19% (D)19.2%
There are two types of employees in sun
Metals, general graduates and engineers. 40% of the employees in Sun Metals are
general graduates, and 75% engineers earn more than Rs 5 lakh/year. If 50% of
of the organization’s employees earn more than Rs 5 lakh/year what proportion of
the general graduates employed by the organization earn Rs 5 lakh or less?
A manufacturer has 200 litres of acid
solution which has 15% acid content. How many litres of acid solution with 30%
acid content may be added so that acid content in the resulting mixture will be
more than 20% but less than 25% ?
The question is followed by two statements
labeled as I and II. Decide if these statements are sufficient to conclusively
answer the question. Choose the appropriate answer from the options given
A. Statement I alone is sufficient to
answer the question.
B. Statement II alone is sufficient to
answer the question.
C. Statement I and statement II together
are sufficient, but neither of the two alone is sufficient to answer the
D. Either statement I or statement II
alone is sufficient to answer the question.
E. Both statement I and statement
II are insufficient to answer the question.
(Q)In a trapezoid PQRS, PS is parallel to QR. PQ and
SR are extended to meet at A. What is the value of ÐPAS ?
I. PQ = 3, RS = 4 and ÐQPS = 600
II. PS = 10, QR = 5 To enter your answer, click
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Let each side of a square is 20 cm. Four equal
circles, each of radius 10 cm are drawn about the four corners of the square so
that each touches two of the others. Find the area enclosed between the
circumferences of the circles?
(1)86 sq.cm (2)314
sq.cm (3)78 sq.cm (4)none of these
are made up of 99% water and 1% "potato matter." Jack bought 100
pounds of potatoes and left them outside in the sun for a while. When he
returned, he discovered that the potatoes had dehydrated and were now only
made up of 98% water. How much did the potatoes now weigh?
own a pet store. If you put in one canary per cage, you have one canary too
many. If you put in two canaries per cage, you have one cage too many. How many
canaries and cages do you have? (A)five
canaries and four cages
group of friends went for a dinner and got a bill of Rs 2400. They have decided
tocontribute equally for the bill. But two of them could not contribute and to
compensate that, rest all contributed Rs 100 more. How many are there in the
transporter receives the same number of orders each day. Currently he has some
pending orders to be shipped. If he uses 7 trucks then at the end of 4th day,
he can clear all the orders. Alternatively If he uses only 3 trucks, then
all the orders are cleared at the end of 10th day. What is the minimum number
of trucks required so that there will be no pending order at the end of the 5th
In a row at a bus stop, A is 7th from the left and B is 9th from the right. They both interchange their positions. A becomes 11th from the left. How many people are there in the row? (A)18 (B)19 (C)20 (D) 21 Solution follows here:
A cyclist drove one kilometer with the wind in his back, in three
minutes and drove the same way back against the wind in four minutes. If we
assume that the cyclist always puts constant force on the pedals, how much time
would it take him to drive one kilometer without wind?
Three friends R,S and T shared toffees from a bowl. R took 1/3rd of the
toffees, but returned 4 to the bowl. S took 1/4th of what was left but returned
3 toffees to the bowl. T took 2/3rd of what was left but returned 7 toffees to
the bowl. If the bowl had 17 toffees left, how many toffees were originally
there in the bowl? (A) 38
There are two candidates P and Q in an election.During the campaign, 40% of the voters promised to vote for P, and rest for Q. However on the day of election 15% of the voters went back on their promise to vote for P and instead voted for Q. 25% of the voters went back on their promise to vote for Q and instead voted for P. Suppose P lost by 2 votes, then what was the total number of voters?
contract on construction job specifies a penalty for delay in completion of
work beyond a certain date is as follows:
200 for the first day, Rs 250 for the second day, Rs 300 for the third day
etc..,. The penalty for each succeeding day is Rs 50 more than the preceding
day. How much penalty should the contractor pay if he delays the work by 10
5 skilled workers can build a wall in 20days; 8 semi-skilled workers can build a wall in 25 days; 10 unskilled workers can build a wall in 30 days; If a team has 2 skilled, 6 semi-skilled and 5 unskilled workers, how long will it take to build the wall?