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  • 1 . A man was engaged on a job for 30 days on the condition that he would get a wage of Rs. 10 for the day he works, but he have to pay a fine of Rs. 2 for each day of his absence. If he gets Rs. 216 at the end, he was absent for work for ... days.

  • 2 . The sum of a certain number and its square root is 90. Find the number.

  • 3 . A contractor undertook to do a piece of work in 125 days and employs 175 men to carry out the job, but after 40 days, he finds that one a quarter of the work had been carried out. How many more men should be employed to finish the work in time?

  • 4 . What number should be added to or subtracted from each term of the ratio 17 : 24 so that it becomes equal to 1 : 2.

  • 5 . what is a percent of b divided by b percent of a?

  • 6 . Out of thousand people, 450 subscribe for India Today and 600 for Outlook magazine. 200 subscribe for both. How many do not subscribe to any magazine?

  • 7 . A and B can finish a work in 12 days. B and C can finish the same work in 18 days. C and A can finish in 24 days. How many days will take for A, B and C combined together to finish the same amount of work?

  • 8 . If a man travels at a speed of 20 km/hr, then reaches his destination late by 15 minutes and if he travels at a speed of 50 km/hr. Then he reaches 15 minutes earlier. How far is his destination?

  • 9 . The population of the lost continent Atlantis is 18,000. Atlantis has three cities A, B and C. Every year the entire population of each city moves to the other two cities, half going to one of them and the remaining half going to the other. The current population of A, B and C is 2000, 6000 and 10000 respectively. Then the population of A four years from now will be

  • 10 . A motorist travels from P to Q in the rate of 30 km/hr and returns from Q to P at the rate of 45 km/hr. If the distance PQ = 120 km. Find the average speed for the entire trip.

  • 11 . In a fraction, if 1 is added to both the numerator at the denominator, the fraction becomes 1/2. If numerator is subtracted from the denominator, the fraction becomes 3/4. Find the fraction.

  • 12 . A boat sails 6 km upstream at the rate of 4 kmph. If the stream flows at the rate of 3 km/hr., how long will it take for the boat to make the return journey?

  • 13 . Find the 20th term of the series 5 + 9 + 13 + 17 + 21 + ...

  • 14 . If 9x-3y=12 and 3x-5y=7 then 6x-2y = ?

  • 15 . t was calculated that 75 men could complete a piece of work in 20 days. When work was scheduled to commence, it was found necessary to send 25 men to another project. How much longer will it take to complete the work?

  • 16 . A computer routine was developed to generate two numbers (x,y) the first being a random number between 0 and 100 inclusive, and the second being less than or equal to the square root of the first. Each of the following pair satisfies the routine EXCEPT

  • 17 . In June a baseball team that played 60 games had won 30% of its game played. After a phenomenal winning streak this team raised its average to 50% .How many games must the team have won in a row to attain this average?

  • 18 . In the word ORGANISATIONAL, if the first and second, third and forth, forth and fifth, fifth and sixth words are interchanged up to the last letter, what would be the tenth letter from right?

  • 19 . Two pipes A & B separately fill a cistern in 12 and 15 min respectively while a 3rd pipe C can empty it in 10 minutes. How long will it take to fill the cistern if all pipes are opened?

  • 20 . How many seconds will it take for a train 120 metres long moving at the rate of 15 m/sec to overtake another train 150 m long running from the opposite side at the rate of 90 km/hr?