Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time and Work - Amal can complete a job in 10
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time and Work
Question
Amal can complete a job in 10 days and Bimal can complete it in 8 days. Amal, Bimal and Kamal together complete the job in 4 days and are paid a total amount of Rs 1000 as remuneration. If this amount is shared by them in proportion to their work, then Kamal's share, in rupees, is
A) 100
B) 200
C) 300
D) 400
Answer
Option (A)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD - A motorbike leaves point A
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time Speed and Distance
Question
A motorbike leaves point A at 1 pm and moves towards point B at a uniform speed. A car leaves point B at 2 pm and moves towards point A at a uniform speed which is double that of the motorbike. They meet at 3:40 pm at a point which is 168 km away from A. What is the distance, in km, between A and B?
A) 364
B) 378
C) 380
D) 388
Answer
Option (B)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages - In a village, the production
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages
Question
In a village, the production of food grains increased by 40% and the per capita production of food grains increased by 27% during a certain period. The percentage by which the population of the village increased during the same period is nearest to
A) 16
B) 13
C) 10
D) 7
Answer
Option (C)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Profit and Loss - Mayank buys some candies
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Profit and Loss
Question
Mayank buys some candies for Rs 15 a dozen and an equal number of different candies for Rs 12 a dozen. He sells all for Rs 16.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs 150. How many dozens of candies did he buy altogether?
A) 50
B) 30
C) 25
D) 45
Answer
Option (A)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Pipes and Cisterns - A tank has an inlet pipe
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Pipes and Cisterns
Question
A tank has an inlet pipe and an outlet pipe. If the outlet pipe is closed then the inlet pipe fills the empty tank in 8 hours. If the outlet pipe is open then the inlet pipe fills the empty tank in 10 hours. If only the outlet pipe is open then in how many hours the full tank becomes half-full?
A) 20
B) 30
C) 40
D) 45
Answer
Option (A)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Profit and Loss - The manufacturer of a table
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Profit and Loss
Question
The manufacturer of a table sells it to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%. The wholesale dealer sells the table to a retailer at a profit of 30%. Finally, the retailer sells it to a customer at a profit of 50%. If the customer pays Rs 4290 for the table, then its manufacturing cost (in Rs) is
A) 1500
B) 2000
C) 2500
D) 3000
Answer
Option (B)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Averages - The average height of 22 toddlers
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Averages
Question
The average height of 22 toddlers increases by 2 inches when two of them leave this group. If the average height of these two toddlers is one-third the average height of the original 22, then the average height, in inches, of the remaining 20 toddlers is
A) 30
B) 28
C) 32
D) 26
Answer
Option (C)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages - Out of the shirts produced
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages
Question
Out of the shirts produced in a factory, 15% are defective, while 20% of the rest are sold in the domestic market. If the remaining 8840 shirts are left for export, then the number of shirts produced in the factory is
A) 13600
B) 13000
C) 13400
D) 14000
Answer
Option (B)
Solution
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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - TSD - Arun drove from home to his hostel
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Time Speed Distance
Question
Arun drove from home to his hostel at 60 miles per hour. While returning home he drove halfway along the same route at a speed of 25 miles per hour and then took a bypass road which increased his driving distance by 5 miles, but allowed him to drive at 50 miles per hour along this bypass road. If his return journey took 30 minutes more than his onward journey, then the total distance traveled by him

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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Mixtures - Bottle 1 contains a mixture of milk
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Mixtures
Question
Bottle 1 contains a mixture of milk and water in 7 : 2 ratio and Bottle 2 contains a mixture of milk and water in 9 : 4 ratio. In what ratio of volumes should the liquids in Bottle 1 and Bottle 2 be combined to obtain a mixture of milk and water in 3 : 1 ratio?
A) 27 : 14
B) 27 : 13
C) 27 : 16
D) 27 : 18
Answer
Option (B)
Solution
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