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Techmahindra Placement Paper

Numerical and mathematical abilities Total Questions :15
Instruction for Q. Nos. 1 to 2 :
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Q.1 The time between 5 and 6 o'clock when two hands of a clock are in same line making angle of 180 degree.
a) 3 minutes past 5 o'clock
b) 6 o'clock
c) 3 2/11 minutes past 5 o'clock
d) 4 2/11 minutes past 5 o'clock

Q.2 Find the time between 4 and 5 o'clock when the two hand of clock are 3 minutes spaces apart.
a) 3 2/11 minutes past 4 o'clock
b) 18 6/11 minutes past 4 o'clock
c) 2 2/11 minutes past 4 o'clock
d) 10 2/11 minutes past 4 o'clock

Instruction for Q. No. 3
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Q.3 Madhav ranks seventeenth in a class of thirty one. What is his rank from the last?
a) 13
b) 14
c) 15
d) 16
e) 17

Instruction for Q. No. 4
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Q.4 How many numbers are there between 20 and 60 which are divisible by 3 and the total of two digits is 9?
a) 4
b) 3
c) 2
d) 1
e) More than 4

Instruction for Q. Nos. 5 to 9 :
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Q.5 A and B together invested Rs. 15,000 in a business. At the end of the year, out of total profit is Rs. 2,000 B's share was Rs. 600. A's investment was
a) Rs. 4,500
b) Rs. 8,250
c) Rs. 10,500
d) Rs. 11,250

Q.6 A and B enter into a partnership and invest Rs. 12,000 and Rs. 16,000 respectively. After 8 months, C also joins the business with a capital of Rs. 15,000. The share of C in a profit of Rs. 45,600 after two years is
a) Rs. 12,000
b) Rs. 14,400
c) Rs. 19,200
d) Rs. 21,200

Q.7 How should a profit of Rs.500 be divided into two partners, if one of them invested Rs.6000 for 5 months and other invested Rs.5000 for 4 months? (in Rs.)
a) 1000,5000
b) 3000,2000
c) 500,400
d) 2000,3000

Q.8 A started a business with Rs.50,000. After 6 months A wants to close his business and he withdraws but B joins & continues it for another 6 months with capital of Rs.40,000. If profit after one year is Rs.9000 then share of A is
a) Rs.9000
b) Rs.8000
c) Rs.6000
d) Rs.5000

Q.9 Ashok and Sunil start a business with Rs.1,00,000 and Rs.1,50,000 respectively. If annual profit is Rs.25,000 then find the share of each of them (in rupees).
a) 20000,5000
b) 12000,13000
c) 13000,12000
d) 10000,15000

Instruction for Q. Nos. 10 to 11 :
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Q.10 Compound interest of Rs.3000 at 10% per annum for 1 1/2years will be (interest compounded half yearly).
a) Rs.473
b) Rs.374
c) Rs.495
d) Rs.347

Q.11 A Sum of money at compound interest amounts to Rs.5000 in 3 years and Rs.5400 in 2 years then the rate of interest p.a. is (interest compounded yearly)
a) 6 1/2 %
b) 6 %
c) 7 %
d) 8 %

Instruction for Q. No. 12
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Q.12 Two containers of milk contain mixtures of water and milk in ratio 5:4 and 7:9. In what ratio they should be mixed so that mixture is of 6:6 ratio?
a) 6:5
b) 7:5
c) 9:8
d) 8:9

Instruction for Q. No. 13
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Q.13 The calendar for 1992 is the same as for
a) 1997
b) 1996
c) 1995
d) 1994

Instruction for Q. Nos. 14 to 15 :
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Q.14 The age of Ritu's mother is 6 times that of Ritu's age. After 6 years it will be 3 times that of Ritu's age. what is Ritu's present age?
a) 4 years
b) 6 years
c) 8 years
d) 10 years

Q.15 The of ages of two friends is 4:3 while sum of their ages is 28 years, The ratio of their ages after 8 years will be
a) 12 : 11
b) 6 : 5
c) 7 : 4
d) 4 : 3