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1. There is some water in a long gas jar of diameter 7 cm. If a solid light circular cylindrical piece of iron of length 5 cm and diameter 5. 6 cm be immersed completely in that water, the level of water will rise by–

**(A) 3.2 cm**(B) 4.2 cm (C) 1.2 cm (D) 2.2 cm

2. A trader marked the price of a commodity so as to include a profit of 25%, but allowed I discount of 16% on the marked price. His actual profit will be–

(A) 16% (B) 25%

**(C) 5%**(D) 9%

3. In order that there may be a profit of 20% even after allowing a discount of 10% on the marked price, the cost price of an article has to be increased by–

**(A) 33 1/3%**(B) 33 2/3% (C) 30% (D) 33%

4. The marked price of a toy is Rs. 60 and at a discount that was sold for Rs. 45. Then rate of discount allowed is–

(A) 30% (B) 35% (C) 20%

**(D) 25%**

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5. A person bought some rice and wheat for Rs. 380. The ratio of weight of rice and wheat is 4 : 3 and the price of equal amount of rice and wheat is in the ratio 5 : 6. The rice was bought of worth–

(A) Rs. 380 (B) Rs. 300

**(C) Rs. 200**(D) Rs. 180

6. The simplest value of √4 12/125 is–

(A) 2 2/5 (B) 1 4/5

**(C) 1 3/5**(D) 1 2/5

7. √3 33/64 ÷ √9 1/7 × 2√3 1/9

(A) 45/256 (B) 1 17/28 (C) 4 3/8

**(D) 2 3/16**

8. A cistern can be filled by two pipes A and B in 20 and 30 minutes respectively. Both the pipes are opened together when the cistern is empty, but after some time A is stopped and the cistern is filled in 18 minutes in all. The time (in min.) after which A is stopped, is–

(A) 9 (B) 12 (C) 6

**(D) 8**

9. A can do one and a half as much of a work which B can do in one day. B alone can do a piece of work in 18 days. They together can finish that work in–

(A) 10 1/5 days (B) 11 1/5 days (C) 5 1/5 days

**(D) 7 1/5 days**

10. The radius of the in circle of a triangle whose sides are 9 cm, 12 cm and 15 cm is–

(A) 9 cm (B) 13 cm

**(C) 3 cm**(D) 6 cm

11. By selling a table for Rs. 1140, a man loses 5%. in order to gain 5%, the table must be sold for–

**(A) Rs. 1260**(B) Rs. 1320 (C) Rs. 1180 (D) Rs. 1250

12. The reduction of Rs. 12 in the selling price of an article will change 5% gain in to 2 1/2% loss. The cost price of the article is–

(A) Rs. 140

**(B) Rs. 160**(C) Rs. 80 (D) Rs. 100

13. The enhanced salary of a man becomes Rs. 24,000 after 20% increment. His previous salary was–

**(A) Rs. 20,000**(B) Rs. 21,000 (C) Rs. 16,000 (D) Rs. 18,000

14. If the price of rice be raised by 25%, the percent by which a house-holder must reduce his consumption of rice so as not to increase his expenditure on rice is–

(A) 225 (B) 25.75 (C) 25

**(D) 20**

15. A goods train starts running from a place at 1 P.M. at the rate of 18 km an hour. Another goods train starts from the same place at 3 P.M. in the same direction and overtakes the first train at 9 P.M. The speed of the second train in km/hr is–

**(A) 24**(B) 30 (C) 15 (D) 18

16. There are 480 coins in half rupees, quarter rupees and 10 paise coins and their values are proportional to 5 : 3 : 1. The number of coins in each case are–

(A) 100, 200, 180 (B) 50, 30, 400

**(C) 150, 180, 150**(D) 300, 90, 90

17. Rs. 1740 is divided among A, B, and C such that 0.5 of A = 0.6 of B = Rs. 0.75 of C. Then C will get–

(A) Rs. 580 (B) Rs. 696 (C) Rs. 348

**(D) Rs. 464**

18. Six tables and twelve chairs were bought for Rs. 7,800. If the average price of a table is Rs. 750, then the average price of a chair would be–

(A) Rs. 250

**(B) Rs. 275**(C) Rs. 150 (D) Rs. 175

19. Average weight of 25 students of a class is 50 kg. If the weight of The class teacher is included, the average is increased by 1 kg. The weight of the teacher is–

**(A) 76 kg**(B) 77 kg (C) 74 kg (D) 75 kg

20. A radio dealer sold a radio at a loss of 2.5%. Had he sold it for Rs. 100 more, he would have gained 7 1/2%, In order to gain 12 1/2%, he should sell it for–

(A) Rs. 1080

**(B) Rs. 1125**(C) Rs. 850 (D) Rs. 925

21. The sum lent at 5% per annum (i.e. 365 days) simple interest. that produces interest. of Rs. 2.00 a day, is–

(A) Rs. 1,400 (B) Rs. 14,700

**(C) Rs. 14,600**(D) Rs. 7,300

22. An amount of money appreciates to Rs. 7,000 after 4 years and to Rs. 10,000 after 8 years at a certain compound interest compounded annually. The initial amount of money was–

(A) Rs. 4,700

**(B) Rs. 4,900**(C) Rs. 4,100 (D) Rs. 4,300

23. Two trains 100 metres and 95 metres long respectively pass each other in 27 seconds when they run in the same direction and in 9 seconds when they run in opposite directions. Speeds of the two trains are–

(A) 44 km/hr, 22 km/hr

**(B) 52 km/hr, 26 km/hr**

(C) 36 km/hr, 18 km/hr (D) 40 km/hr, 20 km/hr

24. A class is divided into 3 equal groups and the class is given 5 tests in Maths. Average scores of the groups and the tests is given below, The average score of the entire class in Test 2 is–

**Average scores of the groups in the first five Mental Maths tests**

**(A) 13 (B) 13.5 (C) 10**

**(D) 12.5**

25. Given below is a graph which shows the different occupations of men and women. The occupation that has larger proportion of women com- pared to the other three jobs is–

**(A) Clerical**(B) Teaching (C) Medical (D) Legal