Q1. A and B each working alone can do a work in 15 days and 25 days, respectively. They started the work together but B left after some time and A finished the remaining work in 7 days. After how many days from the start did B leave?
1. 3              2. 5             3. 7          4. 9            5. None of the above

Q2. A contract is to be completed in 50 days and 105 men were set to work, each working 8 h a day. After 25 days, 2/5th of the work is finished. How many additional men be employed, so that the work may be completed on time, each man now working 9 h a day?
1. 34             2. 36           3. 35             4. 37             5. None of the above

Q3. A, B and C can do a piece of work individually in 8, 12 and 15 days, respectively. A and B start working but A quits after working for 2 days. After this, C joins B till the completion of work. In how many days will the work be completed?
1. (a) 5(8/9) days       2. (b) 4(6/7) days         3. (c) 6(7/13) days        4. (d) 3 (3/4) days            5. (E)None of the above

Q4. X can do 1/4 of a work in 10 days, Y can do 40% of the same work in 40 days and Z can do 1/3 of the work in 13 days. Who will complete the work first?
1. X             2. Y              3. Z            4. Both X and Z            5. None of the above

Q5. A can build up a structure in 8 days and B can break it in 3 days. A has worked for 4 days and then B joined to work with A for another 2 days only. In how many days will A alone build up the remaining part of the structure?
1. 10 days               2. 9 days              3. 12 days              4. 13 days            5. None of the above

Q6. When A alone does a piece of work, he takes 25 days more than the time taken by (A + B) to complete that particular work, while B alone takes 49 days more than the time taken by (A + B) to finish the same work. A and B together will take what time to finish this work?
1. 35 days             2. 25 days             3. 15 days             4. 45 days             5. None of the above

Q7. X can do a work in 16 days. In how many days will the work be completed by Y, if the efficiency of Y is 60% more than that of X?
1. 10 days             2. 12 days            3. 25 days             4. 30 days            5. None of the above

Q8. 4 men or 6 women or 10 children can paint a house in 5 days. The painting is given to a couple and their 5 sons. They finish the job in
(a) 11/60 days          2. (b) 5 (5/11) days          3. (c) 5 (6/11) days           4. (d) 11 (1/5) days      5.None of the above

Q9. A contractor undertook to finish a certain work in 124 days and employed 120 men. After 64 days, he found that he had already done 2/3 of the work. How many men can be discharged now, so that the work may finish in time?
1. 40           2. 50            3. 48             4. 56              5. None of the above

Q10. A, B and C can do a piece of work in 16, 32 and 48 days, respectively. They all begin together. A work continuously till it is finished, C leaves the work 2 days before its completion and B leaves the work 1 day before its completion. In what time is the work finished?
1.10 days            2. 20 days               3. 15 days             4. 30 days             5. None of the above

Q11. In an examination paper of five questions, 5 % of the candidates answered all of them and 5% answered none, of the rest, 25% candidates answered only one question and 20% answered 4 questions. If 396 candidates answered either 2 questions or 3 questions, the number of candidates that appeared for the examination was –
1. 1000          2. 900            3. 800             4. 850            5. None of the above

Q12. The taxi charges in a city contain fixed charges and additional charges per kilometer. The fixed charge is for a distance of upto 5 km and additional charge per kilometer thereafter. The charge for a distance of 10 km is Rs. 350 and for 25 km is Rs. 800. The charge for a distance of 30 km is.
1. 950           2. 900             3. 800             4. 750            5. None of the above

Q13. Find the maximum number of trees which can be planted 20 m apart on the two sides of a straight road 1760 m long.
1. 174           2. 176            3. 180             4. 178            5. None of the above

Q14. X, Y and Z had taken a dinner together. The cost of the meal of Z was 20% more than that of Y and the cost of the meal of X was 5/6 as much as the cost of the meal of Z. If y paid Rs. 100, then what was the total amount that all three of them had paid?
1. Rs. 285             2. Rs. 300            3. Rs. 355            4. Can’t be determined            5. None of the above

Q15. On children’s Day, sweets were to be equally distributed amongst 300 children. But on that particular day 50 children remained absent, hence each child got one extra sweet. How many sweets were distributed?
1.1450           2. 1700            3. 1500             4. 1650             5. None of the above

Q16. In a two-digit positive number, the unit digit is equal to the square of ten’s digit. The difference between the original number and the number formed by interchanging the digits is 54. What is 40% of the original number?
1. 64           2. 73              3. 39             4. Can’t be determined            5. None of the above

Q17. The sum and product of two numbers are 12 and 35 respectively. What is the sum of their reciprocals?
1. 12/35             2. 11/23              3. 13/35            4. Can’t be determined             5. None of the above

Q18. When an amount is distributed amongst 14 girls, each of them gets Rs.160 more than the amount received by each girl in that condition when the same amount is distributed equally amongst 18 girls. Find the amount –
1.10080             2. 10070             3. 5040             4. 5000            5. None of the above

Q19. . If x + y = 18 and xy = 72, what is the value of x^2 + y^2?
1.120           2. 90            3. 180             4. Can’t be determined              5. None of the above

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