**Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Percentages**

**Question**

The number of girls appearing for an admission test is twice the number of boys. If 30% of the girls and 45% of the boys get admission, the percentage of candidates who do not get admission is

A) 35

B) 50

C) 60

D) 65

**Answer**

Option (D)

**Solution**

As per CAT 2017 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic – Percentages, we can see that

No of girls = g

No of boys = b

g = 2b

No of girls who do not get admission = 0.7g = 1.4b

No of boys who do not get admission = 0.55b

% = [(1.4b + 0.55b)/3b] * 100 = 65%

Option (D)

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