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Directions (Q. No. 1-5):Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow. Price per kg of Products over the Years


1.Per cent increase in the price of which product is the highest in the year 2011 from the year 2007?
1) A
2) C
3) E
4) F
5) None of these

2.A shop keeper bought 25 kg of product F in the year 2007 and then sold 22 kg of it in the year 2010. What was the approximate per cent profit earned by him considering, he will not be able to sell the remaining 3 kg?
1) 39%
2) 51%
3) 35%
4) 48%
5) 42%
3.If in the year 2010, a shop keeper wished to buy only those products whose price was above the average price per kg of all the products together in that year. How many products could the shopkeeper have bought?
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) More than three
5) None of the above
4.If in the year 2008, 3475 kg each of products B and F were sold,what was the difference in the money earned from their sale?
1) Rs. 55600
2) Rs. 58700
3) Rs. 61600
4) Rs. 69500
5) None of these
5.Which product shows the least change in price per kg in the year 2009 from the year 2007?
1) B
2) C
3) D
4) E
5) None of these
Directions (Q. No. 6-10):Study the following piecharts carefully to answer the given questions.The pie-charts show the percentage of different professionals in two cities Y and Z
6.If the total number of professionals in City Y is 10000, which is20% less than that in City Z,then what is the ratio of Professors in City Z to those in City Y?
1) 24 : 23
2) 23 : 24
3) 26 : 27
4) 25 : 28
5) 27 : 29
7.If the total number of professionals in City Z is 20000 and the ratio of the number of professionals in City Y to that in City Z is 5 : 4, then what is the difference between the number of Dentists of City Y and that of City Z?
1) 1600
2) 1800
3) 1500
4) 1700
5) 1400
8.If the numbers of professionals in both the cities are same, then the number of Architects in city Y is what per cent of the number of Architects in City Z?
1) 120%
2) 150%
3) 50%
4) 75%
5) 220%
9.If the number of Accountants in City Z is 1600, then what is the difference between the number of Police and the number of surveyors in that city?
1) 520
2) 480
3) 450
4) 400
5) 500
10.If the number of Dentists in city Y is 120 and the number of accountants in City Z is 240,then what is the ratio of the number of professionals in City Y to that in City Z?
1) 2 : 3
2) 2 : 5
3) 2 : 7
4) 7 : 2
5) 5 : 2
Directions (Q. No. 11-15):Study the following graph carefully to answer the given questions. Number of students playing Chess, Football and Tennis from different schools
11.The total number of students playing Chess and Tennis together from school A is what percent of the total number of students playing these two games together from school C?
1) 68 (3/16)
2) 62 (3/13)
3) 69 (3/13)
4) 63 (3/13)
5) 62 (3/16)
12.If the number of students playing each game in school D is increased by 15% and the number of students playing each game in school B is decreased by 5%, what will be the difference between the number of students in school D and B?
1) 54
2) 218
3) 356
4) 224
5) 205
13.If out of the students playing Football from schools B, D and E, 40%, 35% and 45% respectively got selected for State level competition, what is the total no. of students who got selected for State level competition from these three schools together?
1) 364
2) 241
3) 292
4) 284
5) 268  
14.The total number of students playing Tennis from all schools together is approximately what per cent of the total number of students playing  Football from all schools together?
1) 84
2) 74
3) 72
4) 79
5) 70
15.From school A, out of the students playing Chess, 40% got selected for State level competition, out of which 25% further got selected for National level competition. From school E,out of the students playing Chess, 45% got selected for State level competition, out of which two-thirds further got selected for National level competition. What is the total no. of students playing Chess from these two schools who got selected for National level competition?
1) 106
2) 98
3) 112
4) 108
5) 96

Directions (Q. No. 16-20):Study the following bar diagrams carefully and answer the questions given below it. The bar-diagrams represent the total profit (in Rs. crore)and percentage profit of four cosmetics companies during the four years 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
16.What is the sum of the expenditures of all the four companies together in the year 2011?(Approximate)
1) Rs. 710 crore
2) Rs. 675.7 crore
3) Rs. 719 crore
4) Rs. 659 crore
5) Rs. 778 crore
17.What is the sum of the incomes of all the four companies in the year 2013?
1) Rs. 1086.67 crore
2) Rs. 897 crore
3) Rs. 1051.6 crore
4) Rs. 959.75 crore
5) Rs. 886.66 crore
18.The total profit of all the four companies in the year 2010 is approximately what per cent of the sum of their expenditures in the same year?
1) 25.07%
2) 21.39%
3) 17.24%
4) 19.33%
5) 14.39%
19.What is the ratio of the sum of the expenditures of Company B during all the given years to that of Company D in the same period?
1) 646.66 : 666.66
2) 676.66 : 680.66
3) 668.66 : 692.66
4) 656.66 : 624.66
5) None
20.What is the ratio of the sum of the income of Company C in the year 2011 and 2013 together to that of Company A during the same period?
1) 60 : 41
2) 210 : 151
3) 105 : 101
4) 61 : 42
5) 53 : 41
Directions (Q. No. 21-25):Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Percentage of students in MBA class, who sought employment in the area of Finance, Marketing and Software
21.In 2007, students seeking jobs in finance earned more than those opting for software (per annum) by:
1) Rs. 1.764 lakhs
2) Rs. 17.64 lakhs
3) Rs. 21.168 lakhs
4) Rs. 12 lakh
5) None

22.What is the percentage increase in the average monthly salary offered to a software student over the given five years?
1) 70
2) 41
3) 67
4) 43
5) None of these
23.The number of students, who get jobs in finance is less than the students getting software Jobs, in the five years by:
1) 4
2) 42
3) 9
4) 226
5) None of these
24.What is the approximate percentage increase in the average salary of finance from 2004-2008?
1) 26%
2) 29%
3) 36%
4) 32%
5) None
25.The average annual rate at which the initial salary offered in marketing increase is:
1) 31.5 %
2) 22.4 %
3) 71.32 %
4) 29 %
5) None of the above

26.28% of 85 + 13.2 = ?
1) 35
2) 37
3) 39
4) 41
5) None of these
27.12% of 555+15% of 666 = ?
1) 166.5
2) 167.5
3) 168.5
4) 169.5
5) None of these
28.12% of 1225+2.4% of 975 = ?
1) 136.3
2) 177.4
3) 138.1
4) 149.2
5) None of the above
29.1.3 × 3.3 × 7.0 ÷ 0.3 = ?
1) 102.81
2) 103.63
3) 104.39
4) 105.54
5) None of these
30.164% of 735–18.4 = ?
1) 1173
2) 1181
3) 1187
4) 1193
5) 1197

Directions (Q. No.31-35):In each of the following questions, a number series is given. After the series, below it, a number Along with 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5) is given.  You have to complete the series following the same sequence as that of the given series. Then answer the question that follows.
31.85    43   44   67.5   137   345125  (1)  (2)    (3)     (4)    (5) What will come in place of (3)?
1) 86
2) 107.5
3) 112.5
4) 97.5
5) None of these
32.2    3   2    15   76   254  143  43  (1)  (2)  (3)   (4)   (5)    (6) What will come in place of (3)?
1) 18
2) 22
3) 24
4) 21
5) None of these
33.3  19  103  439  1381  28875   (1)  (2)   (3)    (4)    (5) What will come in place of (2)?
1) 139
2) 163
3) 161
4) 157
5) None of these
34.8     4     6   15   52.5    236.2512  (1)  (2)  (3)   (4)        (5) What will come in place of (3)?
1) 18.25
2) 19
3) 22.5
4) 20.75
5) None of these
35.5   5.25  11.5  36.75 3    (1)     (2)    (3)     (4)   (5)Which of the following number will come in place of (3)?
1) 34.75
2) 24.75
3) 24.5
4) 34.5
5) None of these
37.Prakash, Sunil and Anil starteda business jointly investing Rs.11 lakh, Rs. 16.5 lakh and Rs.8.25 lakh respectively.  The profit earned by them in the business at the end of 3 years was Rs.19.5 lakh.  What will be the 50%of Anil’s share in the profit?
1) Rs. 4.5 lakh
2) Rs. 2.25 lakh
3) Rs. 2.5 lakh
4) Rs. 3.75 lakh
5) None of these
38.8 men and 4 women together can complete a piece of work in 6 days. Work done by a man in one day is double the work done by a woman in one day. If 8 men and 4 women started working and after 2 days, 4 men left and 4 new women joined, in how many more days will the work be completed?
1) 8
2) 5
3) 6
4) 4
5) 9
39.Mr. Duggal invested Rs. 20000 with rate of interest at 20 p.c.p.a. The interest was compounded half yearly for first one year and in the next year it was compounded yearly. What will be the total interest earned at the end of two years?
1) Rs. 8800
2) Rs. 9040
3) Rs. 8040
4) Rs. 9800
5) None of these
40.Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank in 4 hours. After working together for 2 hours, C is closed,and A and B fill the tank in 10 hours. Then how much time will C alone will take to fill the tank?
1) 4 hours
2) 5 hours
3) 8 hours
4) 10 hours
5) 12 hours
41.A person purchased an item and sold it at a loss of 15%. Had he bought it for 25% less and sold it for Rs. 117 more, he would have earned a profit of 35%. What is the cost price of the item?
1) Rs. 640
2) Rs. 720
3) Rs.750
4) Rs. 800
5) Rs. 840
42. A steamer takes 3 hours to cover a distance of 24 km upstream. If the rate of stream is 3 km per hour, then find the speed of the steamer in still water?
1) 11 km/hr
2) 5 km/hr
3) 8 km/hr
4) 6 km/hr
5) 13 km/hr
43.Two vessels A& B contain mixture of sugar and honey in the ratio of 2 : 1 and 4 : 5 respectively. In what ratio, the mixtures from two container (A&B) be mixed such that the resultant mixture has the same ratio as 5 : 4?
1) 3 : 1
2) 1 : 2
3) 1 : 1
4) 5 : 2
5) None of these
44. A train A leaves Delhi at 6 am and reaches Jaipur at 10 am. Another train B leaves Jaipur at 8 am and reaches Delhi at 11:30 am. At what time do the two trains cross each other?
1) 8:56 am
2) 8:30 am
3) 8:00 am
4) None
5) Cannot be determined
45.A book contains 1000 pages. A page is chosen at random. What’s the probability that the sum of the digits of the marked number on the page is equal to 9?
1) 19/20
2) 17/200
3) 13/200
4) 11/200
5) None of the above
46. A team of 16 cricketers is selected for the ODI series. It consists of 10 old players and 6 new players. As a principle, it was decided that the team playing any of the matches must contain 8 old players and 3 new players. The number of ways the team can be selected is:
1) 1250
2) 900
3) 850
4) 450
5) None of these

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