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1. In a class, 20% of the members own only two cars each, 40% of the remaining own three cars each and the remaining members own only one car each. Which of the following statements is definitely true from the given statements?

Options

A : Only 20% of the total members own three cars each.

B : 48% of the total members own only one car each.

C : 60% of the total members own at least two cars each.

D : 80% of the total members own at least one car.

3. The total number of digits used in numbering the pages of a book having 366 pages is

Options

A : 732

B : 990

C : 1098

D : 1305

4. Five bells begin to toll together and toll respectively at intervals of 6, 5, 7, 10 and 12 seconds. How many times will they toll together in one hour excluding the one at the start?

Options

A : 7 times

B : 8 times

C : 9 times

D : 11 times

5. In a cricket match, five batsmen A, B, C, D and E scored an average of 36 runs. D Scored 5 more than E; E scored 8 fewer than A; B scored as many as D and E combined; and B and C scored 107 between them. How many runs did E score?

Options

A : 62

B : 45

C : 28

D : 20

6. In a family, each daughter has the same number of brothers as she has sisters and each son has twice as many sisters as he has brothers. How many sons are there in the family?

Options

A : 2

B : 3

C : 4

D : 5

8. The total of the ages of Amar, Akbar and Anthony is 80 years. What was the total of their ages three years ago?

Options

A : 71 years

B : 72 years

C : 74 years

D : 77 years

9. A man wears socks of two colours - Black and brown. He has altogether 20 black socks and 20 brown socks in a drawer. Supposing he has to take out the socks in the dark, how many must he take out to be sure that he has a matching pair?

Options

A : 3

B : 20

C : 39

D : None of these

10. What is the product of all the numbers in the dial of a telephone?

Options

A : 1,58,480

B : 1,59,450

C : 1,59,480

D : None of these

1. A is three times as old as B. C was twice-as old as A four years ago. In four years' time, A will be 31. What are the present ages of B and C?

Options

A : 9, 46

B : 9, 50

C : 10, 46

D : 10, 50

2. Ravi's brother is 3 years senior to him. His father was 28 years of age when his sister was born while his mother was 26 years of age when he was born. If his sister was 4 years of age when his brother was born, what were the ages of Ravi's father and mother respectively when his brother was born?

Options

A : 32 years, 23 years

B : 32 years, 29 years

C : 35 years, 29 years

D : 35 years, 33 years

3. A number of friends decided to go on a picnic and planned to spend Rs. 96 on eatables. Four of them, however, did not turn up. As a consequence, the remaining ones had to contribute Rs. 4 each extra. The number of those who attended the picnic was

Options

A : 8

B : 12

C : 16

D : 24

4. A father is now three times as old as his son. Five years back, he was four times as old as his son. The age of the son (in years) is

Options

A : 12

B : 15

C : 18

D : 20

5. A pineapple costs Rs. 7 each. A watermelon costs Rs. 5 each. X spends Rs. 38 on these fruits. The number of pineapples purchased is

Options

A : 2

B : 3

C : 4

D : Data inadequate

6. A bus starts from city X. The number of women in the bus is half of the number of men. In city Y, 10 men leave the bus and five women enter. Now, number of men and women is equal. In the beginning, how many passengers entered the bus?

Options

A : 15

B : 30

C : 36

D : 45

7. In a class of 60 students, the number of boys and girls participating in the annual sports is in the ratio 3 : 2 respectively. The number of girls not participating in the sports is 5 more than the number of boys not participating in the sports. If the number of boys participating in the sports is 15, then how many girls are there in the class?

Options

A : 20

B : 25

C : 30

D : Data inadequate

8. In a family, the father took 1/4 of the cake and he had 3 times as much as each of the other members had. The total number of family members is

Options

A : 3

B : 7

C : 10

D : 12

9. A shepherd had 17 sheep. All but nine died. How many was he left with?

Options

A : Nil

B : 8

C : 9

D : 17

10. 12 year old Manick is three times as old as his brother Rahul. How old will Manick be when he is twice as old as Rahul?

Options

A : 14 years

B : 16 years

C : 18 years

D : 20 years

1. In a city, 40% of the adults are illiterate while 85% of the children are literate. If the ratio of the adults to that of the children is 2 : 3, then what percent of the population is literate?

Options

A : 20%

B : 25%

C : 50%

D : 75%

2. A waiter's salary consists of his salary and tips. During one week his tips were 5/4 of his salary. What fraction of his income came from tips?