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ALLIGATION

1.

Gold

is

19

times

as

heavy

as

water

and

copper

9

times.

in

what

ratio

should

these

metals

be

mixed

so

that

the

mixture

may

be

15

times

as

heavy

as

water?

ans:3:2

2.

how

much

chicory

at

Rs

4

/

kg

should

be

to

15

kg

of

tea

at

Rs

10/kg,so

that

the

mixture

be

worth

Rs

6.50/kg?ans:Rs

21

kg

of

chicory

3.

a

mixture

of

40

ltrs

of

milk

and

water

contains

10%

water.

how

much

water

must

be

to

make

water

20%

in

the

new

mixture?ans:5

ltrs

4.

a

man

has

30000

rupees

to

lend

on

loan.

he

lent

some

of

his

capital

to

mohan

at

an

interest

rate

of

12%

per

annum.

at

the

end

of

one

year

he

got

17%

of

his

capital

as

interest.

how

much

did

he

lend

to

mohan?ans:Rs

18750/
5.

a

vessel

of

80ltrs

is

filled

with

milk

and

water.

70%

of

milk

and

30%

of

water

is

taken

out

of

the

vessel.it

is

found

that

the

vessel

is

vacated

by

55%.

find

the

initial

quantity

of

milk

and

water?ans:50

ltrs

6.

a

man

has

60

pens.

he

sells

some

of

these

at

a

profit

of

12%

and

the

rest

at

8%

loss.

on

the

whole,

he

gets

a

profit

of

11%.how

many

pens

were

sold

at

12%

profit

and

how

many

at

8%

loss?ans:19:1

7.

the

ratio

of

milk

and

water

in

66

kg

of

milk

is

5:1.

water

is

to

it

to

make

the

ratio

5:3.

the

quantity

of

water

is?ans:22

ltrs

8.

a

dishonest

milkman

professes

to

sell

his

milk

at

cost

price

but

he

mixes

it

with

water

and

thereby

gains

25%.

the

percentage

of

water

in

the

mixture

is?ans:25%

9.

a

sum

of

Rs

41

was

divided

among

50

boys

and

girls.

each

boy

gets

90

paise

and

each

girl

65

paise.

the

number

of

boys

is?ans:34

10.a

can

contains

a

mixture

of

two

liquids

A

and

B

in

proportion

7:5.

when

9

ltrs

of

mixture

are

drawn

off

and

the

can

is

filled

with

B

the

proportion

of

A

and

B

becomes

7:9.

how

many

litres

of

liquid

A

was

contained

by

the

can

initially?ans:36

ltrs

HCF

AND

LCM

1.

Find

the

greatest

weight

which

can

be

contained

exactly

in

1

kg

235

gm

and

3

kg

430

gm?ans:5

gm

2.

find

the

HCF

of

54,

3

9

and

36

?

ans:

6

9

17

51

17

3.what

is

greatest

number

that

will

divide

2400

and

1810

and

leave

remainders

6

and

4

respectively?ans:42

4.find

the

greatest

no.

which

will

divide

410,751

and

1030

so

as

to

leave

remainder

7

in

each

case?ans:

31

5.

the

product

of

two

numbers

is

7168

and

their

HCF

is

16.find

the

numbers?ans:448,16

or

112,64

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6.find

the

least

number

which

when

divided

by

18,

24,

30

and

42,

will

leave

in

each

case

the

same

remainder

1?

ans:2521

7.find

the

least

number

which

when

divided

by

2,3,4,5,6

leaves

in

each

case

a

remainder

of

1,but

when

divided

by

7

leaves

no

remainder?ans:301

8.find

the

sum

of

numbers

between

300

and

400

such

that

when

they

are

divided

by

6,9

and

12

,

it

leaves

no

remainder.?ans:1080

simple

interest&compound

interest

1.

in

what

time

will

Rs

390625

amount

to

Rs

456976

at

4%

compound

interest?

ans:4

yrs

2.

a

sum

of

money

placed

at

compound

interest

doubles

itself

in

4

yrs.

in

how

many

yrs

will

it

amount

to

eight

times

itself?

ans:

12

yrs

3.

find

the

least

number

of

complete

yrs

in

which

a

sum

of

money

at

20%

CI

will

be

more

than

doubled?ans

4

yrs

4.

if

CI

on

a

certain

sum

for

2

yrs

at

3%

be

Rs

101.50,

what

would

be

the

SI?Rs

100

5.

the

difference

between

the

CI

and

the

SI

on

a

certain

sum

of

money

at

5%

per

annum

for

2

yrs

is

Rs

1.50.

find

the

sum?

ans:Rs

600

6.

find

the

difference

between

the

CI

and

the

SI

for

the

sum

Rs

1500

at

10%

per

annum

for

2

yrs?ans:Rs

15

7.

if

the

compound

interest

on

a

certain

sum

of

money

for

2

yrs

at

5%

is

Rs

246,

find

the

SI

at

the

same

rate

for

the

same

time?ans:

Rs240

8.

find

the

simple

interest

on

Rs

306.25

from

march

3

to

july27

at

3.75%

per

annum?

ans:Rs

4.59

nearly

9.

what

annual

payment

will

discharge

a

debt

of

Rs

770

due

in

5

yrs,

the

rate

of

interest

(si)

being

5%

per

annum?ans:Rs

140

10.a

certain

sum

of

money

amounts

to

Rs

756

in

two

yrs

and

to

Rs

873

in

3.5

yrs.find

the

sum

and

the

rate

of

interest.?ans:13%

per

annum

ratio

and

proportion

1.

if

0.7

of

one

number

be

equal

to

0.075

of

another,

what

is

the

ratio

of

the

two

numbers?ans:3:28

2.

two

sums

of

money

are

proportional

to

8:9.

if

the

first

is

Rs

20,

what

is

the

other?ans:Rs22.50

3.

calculate

the

4th

proportional

to

the

number

490,70,69?ans:60/7

4.

divide

Rs

324.36

into

three

parts

in

the

proportion

of

5:6:7?ans:90.10,108.12,126.14

5.

if

30

men

do

a

piece

of

work

in

27

days,

in

what

time

can

18

men

do

anotherpiece

of

work

3

times

as

great?ans:135

days

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6.

if

1000

copies

of

a

book

of

sheets

require

26

reams

of

paper

,

how

much

paper

is

required

for

5000

copies

of

a

book

of

17

sheets?

ans:170

reams

7.

an

employee

reduces

the

no.

of

his

employees

in

the

ratio

9:8

and

increases

their

wages

in

the

ratio

14:15.

state

whether

his

bill

of

total

wages

increaes

or

decreases,

and

in

what

ratio?ans:decrease

in

bill,21:20

8.

what

must

be

to

two

numbers

that

are

in

ratio

3:4.

so

that

they

become

in

the

ratio

4:5?

ans:1

9.

the

speed

of

three

cars

are

in

the

ratio

2:3:4.

what

is

the

ratio

among

the

times

taken

by

these

cars

to

travel

the

same

distance?ans:1/2:1/3:1/4

or,6:4:3

PROFIT

AND

LOSS

1.

man

a

shirt

and

a

trouser

for

Rs

371.

if

the

trouser

costs

12%

more

than

the

shirt,find

the

cost

of

the

shirt?ans.Rs

175

2.

if

by

selling

2

items

for

Rs

180

each

the

shopkeeper

gains

20%

on

one

and

loses

20%

on

the

other,

find

the

value

of

the

loss?ans:Rs15

3.

by

selling

15

mangoes

a

fruit

vendor

covers

the

cost

price

of

20

mangoes.

find

the

profit

percentage?ans.33.33%

4.

a

manufacturer

makes

a

profit

of

15%

by

selling

a

colour

TV

for

Rs6900.

if

the

cost

of

manufacturing

increases

by

30%

and

the

price

paid

by

the

retailer

is

increased

by

20%,

find

the

profit

percent

by

the

manufacturer?ans

6.15%

5.

find

a

single

discount

to

equal

three

consecutive

discount

of

10%,

12%

and

5%?

ans

24.76%

6.

ashok

bought

an

article

and

spent

Rs

110

on

its

repair.

he

then

sold

it

to

bhushan

at

a

profit

of

20%.

bhushan

sold

it

to

charan

at

a

loss

of

10%.

charan

finally

sold

it

for

Rs

1188

at

a

profit

of

10%.

find

the

cost

price

that

ashok

to

pay?ans

Rs

890

7.

oranges

are

bought

at

12

for

a

rupee

and

are

sold

at

10

for

a

rupee.

find

the

percentage

profit

or

loss?ans

20%

8.

a

digital

diary

is

sold

for

Rs

935

at

a

profit

of

10%.what

would

have

been

the

actual

profit

or

loss

on

it,

if

he

sold

his

goods

for

Rs

810?ans:

9.

a

allows

discount

of

5%

for

cash

payment.

how

much

percent

above

the

cost

price

must

he

mark

his

goods

to

make

a

profit

of

10%?

ans.

Rs115.59

Numerical

Ability:

1)723.870
?

=

251.36

+450.478

a.

22.032

b.23.032

c.22.132

d.none

of

these

2)35%

of

80

=

56

?

a.2

b.2/3

c.1/2

d.0.57

e.

none

of

these