Quant Quiz | Arithmetic|2nd December 2018

Quant Quiz to improve your Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation. For upcoming exams like Bank, SSC, Railway, UPSC, UPSSSC, CDS, UPTET, KVS, DSSSB and other Government exams.

Q1. There are five boxes in a cargo hold. The weight of the first box is 200 kg and the weight of the second box is 20% higher than the weight of the third box whose weight is 25% higher than the first box’s weight. The fourth box at 350 kg is 30% lighter than the fifth box. Find the difference in the average weight of the four heaviest boxes and the four lightest boxes.

(a) 51.5 kg

(b) 75 kg

(c) 37.5 kg

(d) 112.5 kg

(e) None of these

Q2. The figure shows the rectangle ABCD with a semicircle and a circle inscribed inside in it as shown. What is the ratio of the area of the circle to that of the semicircle?

Q3. A dealer offers a cash discount of 20% and still makes a profit of 20%, when he further allows 16 articles to a dozen to a particularly sticky bargainer. How much per cent above the cost price were his wares listed?

(a) 100%

(b) 80%

(c) 75%

(d) 66%

(e) None of these

Q4. Instead of a metre scale cloth merchant uses a 120 cm scale while buying but uses an 80 cm scale while selling the same cloth. If he offers a discount of 20 per cent on cash payment, what is his overall per cent profit?

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 40%

(d) 15%

(e) None of these

Q5. One can purchase a flat from a house building society for Rs. 55000 cash or on the terms that he should pay Rs. 4275 as cash down payment and the rest in three equal yearly instalments. The society charges interest at the rate of 16% per annum compounded half yearly. If the flat is purchased under instalments plan, find the value of each instalments.

(a) Rs. 39683

(b) Rs. 19683

(c) Rs. 29683

(d) Rs. 22803

(e) None of these

Q6. A train of 300 m is travelling with the speed of 45 km/h when it passes point A completely. At the same time, a motorbike starts from point A with the speed of 70 km/h. When it exactly reaches the middle point of the train, the train increases its speed to 60 km/h and motorbike reduces its speed to 65 km/h. How much distance will the motorbike travel while passing the train completely?

(a) 2.52 km

(b) 2.37 km

(c) 2 km

(d) None of these

Q7. Pankaj went to the post-office at the speed of 60 km/hr while returning for his home he covered the half of the distance at the speed of 10 km/hr, but suddenly he realized that he was getting late so he increased the speed and reached the home by covering rest half of the distance at the speed of 30 km/hr. The average speed of the Pankaj in the whole length of journey is:

(a) 5.67 km/hr

(b) 24 km/hr

(c) 22.88 km/hr

(d) 5.45 km/hr

(e) None of these

Q8. A and B can finish a work in 10 days while B and C can do it in 18 days. A started the work, worked for 5 days, then B worked for 10 days and the remaining work was finished by C in 15 days. In how many days could C alone have finished the whole work?

(a) 30 days

(b) 15 days

(c) 45 days

(d) 24 days

(e) None of these

Q9. Mayank can do 50% more work than Shishu in the same time. Shishu alone can do a piece of work in 30 hours. Shishu starts working and he had already worked for 6 hours when Mayank joins him. How many hours should Shishu and Mayank work together to complete the remaining work?

(a) 6

(b) 12

(c) 4.8

(d) 9.6

(e) None of these

Q10. Subbarao was approached by two neighbours for loan. He had Rs. 2,540, a part of which he lent to one person at 12% simple interest per annum, and the other part was lent to the second person at a  simple interest of 12.5% At the end of a year, Subbarao received Rs. 311.60 as interest on the total loan. Calculate the amount of money lent by him at 12% interest.

(a) Rs. 1,360

(b) Rs. 1,340

(c) Rs. 1,240

(d) Rs. 1,180

(e) None of these

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