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# Aptitude Quiz for RRB / SSC CGL / APPSC / TSPSC & Other Competitive Exams

1. 4/5 1.th of the voters in a constituency promised to vote for Rahul and the rest promised to vote for Varun. Of these voters, 10% of the voters who had promised to vote for Rahul, did not vote on the election day, while 20% of the voters who had promised to vote for Varun did not vote on the election day. What is the total number of votes polled if Rahul got 216 votes?
a) 200
b) 300
c) 264
d) 100
2.Areduction of 10% in the price of wheat enables a man to buy 50gram of wheat more for a rupee. How much wheat could originally be had for a rupee?
a) 400 grams
b) 500 grams
c) 450 grams
d) 350 grams
3.Afruit seller makes a profit of20% by selling mangoes at a certain price. If he charges Rs.1 more for each mango, he can make a profit of 40%. What is the selling price of a mango in the first case?
a) Rs. 5
b) Rs. 6
c) Rs. 5.50
d) Rs. 7
4.Aman sells an article at 5% above its cost price. If he had bought it at 5% less than what he paid for it and sold it for Rs. 2 less, he would have gained 10%. What is the cost price of the article?
a) Rs. 500
b) Rs. 360
c) Rs. 425
d) Rs. 400
5.Two dealers A and B selling the same model of fan mark them under the same selling price. A gives successive discounts of 5%and 25% and B gives successive discounts of 16% and 12%. From whom is it more profitable to purchase the fan?
a) From B
b) From A
c) Indifferent between the two
d) Cannot be determined
6.If there is a reduction in the number of workers in a factory in the ratio 15 : 11 and an incrementing their wages in the ratio 22 : 25,then the ratio by which the total wages of the workers should be decreased is:
a) 6 : 5
b) 5 : 6
c) 3 : 7
d) 3 : 5
7.What quarterly payment will discharge a debt of Rs. 2280 due in two years at 16% per annum simple interest?
a) Rs. 500
b) Rs. 450
c) Rs. 550
d) Rs. 250
8.Asum of Rs. 3310 is to be paid back in 3 equal annual installments. How much is each installment if the interest is compounded annually at 10% per annum?
a) Rs. 1321
b) Rs. 1343
c) Rs. 1325
d) Rs. 1331
9.Aand B together can complete a work in 12 days. A alone can complete in 20 days. If B does the work only half a day daily,then in how many days A and B together will complete the work?
a) 10 days
b) 20 days
c) 11 days
d) 15 days
10.Two bullets were fired at a place at an interval of 28 minutes 30seconds. A person approaching the firing point in his car hears the two sounds at an interval of27 minutes. The speed of sound is 330 m/sec. What is the speed of the car?
a) 44 km/hr
b) 66 km/hr
c) 64 km/hr
d) 54 km/hr
11.In a race of 600 metres, Sonu beats Monu by 60 metres and in a race of 500 metres, Monu beats Bablu by 25 metres. By how many metres will Sonu beat Bablu in a 400 metre race?
a) 48 m
b) 52 m
c) 56 m
d) 58 m
12.A boat goes downstream at x km/h and upstream at z km/h. The speed of the boat in stillwater is:
a) 0.5(x + y)
b) 0.5(x– y)
c) x+ y
d) x– y