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Rahul is given Rs. 158 in onerupee denominations. He has been asked to allocate them into a number of bags such that any amount required between Re 1 and Rs. 158 can be given by handing out a certain number of bags without opening them. What is the minimum number of bags required?
A 11
B 12
C 13
D None of these
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Updated on May 25 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A college has raised 75% of the amount it needs for a new building by receiving an average donation of Rs.600 from the people already solicited. The people already solicited represent 60% of the people the college will ask for donations. If the college is to raise exactly the amount needed for the new building, what should be the average donation from the remaining people to be solicited?
A Rs. 300
B Rs. 250
C Rs. 400
D 500
Answer A Rs. 300
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Updated on May 24 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Eighty kilograms (kg) of store material is to be transported to a location 10 km away. Any number of couriers can be used to transport the material. The material can be packed in any number of units of 10,20 or 40kg. Couriers charges are Rs. 10 per hour. Couriers travel at the speed of 5 km/hr if carrying 10kg, at 2 km/hr if carrying 20kg and at 1 km/hr if carrying 40 kg. A courier cannot carry more than 40 kg of load. The minimum cost at which 80kg of store material can be transported to its distinction will be:
A Rs.180 B Rs.160 C Rs.140 D Rs.120
Answer B 160
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Updated on May 23 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
In a survey of political preference, 78% of those asked were in favor of at least one of the proposals: I, II and III. 50% of those asked favored proposal I, 30% favored proposal II, and 20% favored proposal III. If 5% of those asked favored all three of the proposals, what percentage of those asked favored more than one of the 3 proposals.
A 10
B 12
C 17
D 22
Answer C 17
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Updated on May 21 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A company purchases components A and B from Germany and USA respectively. A and B form 30% and 50% of the total production cost. Current gain is 20%. Due to change in the international scenario, cost of the German mark increased by 30% and that of USA dollar increased by 22%. Due to market conditions, the selling price cannot be increased by more than 10%.
What is the maximum current gain possible?
A 10%
B 12.5%
C 0%
D 7.5%
Answer: A 10%
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Updated on May 20 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
After allowing a discount of 11.11%, a trader still makes a gain of 14.28%. At how many percentage above the cost price does he mark on his goods?
A 28.56%
B 35%
C 22.22%
D None of these
Answer: A 28.56%
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Updated on May 11 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
The cost of diamond varies directly as the square of its weight. Once, this diamond broke into four pieces with weights in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3 : 4. When the pieces were sold, the merchant got Rs. 70,000 less. Find the original price of the diamond.
A Rs. 1.4 lakh
B Rs. 2 lakh
C Rs. 1 lakh
D Rs. 2.1 lakh
Answer C Rs. 1 lakh
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Updated on May 10 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
An outgoing batch of students wants to gift PA system worth Rs.4200 to their school. If the teachers offer to pay 50% more than the students, and an external benefactor gives three times teachers. contribution, how much should the teachers donate?
A 600
B 840
C 900
D 1200
Answer: C 900
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Updated on May 9 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Gagan deposited a certain sum of money in a bank in 1986. The bank calculated interest on the principal at 10 percent simple interest, and credited it to the account once a year. After the 1st year, Gagan withdrew the entire interest and 20% of the initial amount. After the 2nd year, he withdrew the interest and 50% of the remaining amount. After the 3rd year, he withdrew the interest and 50% of the remaining amount. Finally after the 4th year, Gagan closed the account and collected the entire balance of Rs. 11,000.
The year, at the end of which, Gagan withdrew the smallest amount was:
A First B Second C Third D Fourth
Answer: D Fourth
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Updated on May 8 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Gagan deposited a certain sum of money in a bank in 1986. The bank calculated interest on the principal at 10 percent simple interest, and credited it to the account once a year. After the 1st year, Gagan withdrew the entire interest and 20% of the initial amount. After the 2nd year, he withdrew the interest and 50% of the remaining amount. After the 3rd year, he withdrew the interest and 50% of the remaining amount. Finally after the 4th year, Gagan closed the account and collected the entire balance of Rs. 11,000.
The initial amount in rupees, deposited by Gagan was:
A 25,000
B 75,000
C 50,000
D None of these
Answer C 50,000
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Updated on May 7 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Gagan went to a fruit market with certain amount of money. With this money he can buy either 50 oranges or 40 mangoes. He retains 10% of the money for taxi fare. If he buys 20 mangoes, then the number of oranges he can buy is
A 25
B 18
C 20
D None of these
Answer: C 20
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Updated on May 6 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Let A and B be two solid spheres such that the surface area of B is 300% higher than the surface area of A. The volume of A isfound to be k% lower than the volume of B. The value of k must be
A 85.5
B 92.5
C 90.5
D 87.5
Answer D 87.5
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Updated on May 5 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
The length, breadth and height of a room are in the ratio 3:2:1. If the breadth and height are halved while the length is doubled, then the total area of the four walls of the room will
A remain the same
B decrease by 13.64%
C decrease by 15%
D decrease by 30%
Answer D decrease by 30%
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Updated on May 4 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
It takes six technicians a total of 10 hr to build a new server from Direct Computer, with each working at the same rate. If six technicians start to build the server at 11 am, and one technician per hour is added beginning at 5 pm, at what time will the server be completed?
A 6.40 pm
B 7 pm
C 7.20 pm
D 8 pm
Answer D 8 pm
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Updated on May 3 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A college has raised 75% of the amount it needs for a new building by receiving an average donation of Rs. 600 from the people already solicited. The people already solicited represent 60% of the people the college will ask for donations. If the college is to raise exactly the amount needed for the new building, what should be the average donation from the remaining people to be solicited?
A Rs. 300
B Rs. 250
C Rs. 400
D Rs. 500
Answer: A 300
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Updated on May 2 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A dealer deals only in colour TVs and VCRs. He wants to spend up to Rs.12 lakhs to buy 100 pieces. He can purchase a colour TV at Rs.10,000 and a VCR at Rs.15,000. He can sell a colour TV at Rs.12,000 and a VCR at Rs.17,500. His objective is to maximize profits. Assume that he can sell all the items that he stocks.
For the maximum profit, the number of colour TVs and VCRs that he should respectively stock are
A 80, 20
B 20, 80
C 60, 40
D None of these
Answer: C 60, 40
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Updated on May 1 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Identical chocolate pieces are sold in boxes of two sizes, small and large. The large box is sold for twice the price of the small box. If the selling price per gram of chocolate in the large box is 12% less than that in the small box, then the percentage by which the weight of chocolate in the large box exceeds that in the small box is nearest to
A 144
B 127
C 135
D 124
Answer: B 127
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Updated on April 29 ,2024 / Type: D.I. / MCQ
IPL 2024 POINTS TABLE TEAMS
Team 
Played 
Won 
Lost 
Points 
Rajasthan Royals 
8 
7 
1 
14 
Kolkata Knight Riders 
8 
5 
3 
10 
Sunrisers Hyderabad 
8 
5 
3 
10 
Lucknow Super Giants 
8 
5 
3 
10 
Chennai Super Kings 
8 
4 
4 
8 
Delhi Capitals 
9 
4 
5 
8 
Gujarat Titans 
9 
4 
5 
8 
Punjab Kings 
9 
3 
6 
6 
Mumbai Indians 
8 
3 
5 
6 
Royal Challengers 
9 
2 
7 
4 





Direction: For question 1  2
Answer the following questions based on information given in above table.
1. If each team plays an equal number of matches against every other team, how many matches are played in total in the IPL 2024 season?
A) 36
B) 45
C) 54
D) 63
Answer: B) 45
2. What is the win percentage of Royal Challengers in the IPL 2024 season?
A) 11.11%
B) 18.18%
C) 22.22%
D) 25.00%
Answer: C) 22.22%
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Updated on April 26 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
ab and ba are two digit numbers, a and b are distinct digits from 0 to 9. Difference of ab and ba is HCF of ab and ba. What is the value of a + b?
Answer: 9
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Updated on April 25 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
Three men can do as much work as 5 boys; and the wages of 3 boys are equal to those of 2 men. A work on which 40 boys and 15 men are employed takes 8 weeks and costs Rs.15750. If 20 boys and 20 men were employed, and how much would it cost to complete the same work ?
Answer: 15356.25/
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Updated on April 24, 2024/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
C does half as much in a day as A and B can do together, and B does half as much again as A. If all three working together can mow 20 hectares of barely in 16 days, how long would B & C together take to mow 5 hectares?
Answer: 120/11 Days
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Updated on April 23,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
In a km race, if A gives B 40 m start. A wins by 19 seconds. But if A gives B 30 seconds. Start. B wins by 40 m. Find the time that B takes to run a km ?
Answer: 150
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Updated on April 21,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A vessel is full of a mixture of spirit and water in which there is found to be 17% of spirit by measure. Ten litres are drawn off, and the vessel is filled up with water. The proportion of spirit is now found to be (15&1/9) %. How much does the vessel hold?
(a) 110 lit.
(b) 80 lit.
(c) 100 lit.
(d) 90 lit.
Answer (c) 90 lit
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Updated on April 20,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Ramesh and Gautam are among 22 students who write an examination. Ramesh scores 82.5. The average score of the 21 students other than Gautam is 62. The average score of all the 22 students is one more than the average score of the 21 students other than Ramesh. The score of Gautam is
(a) 49 (b) 53 (c) 51 (d) 48
Answer (c) 51
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Updated on April 19,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
The ratio of earnings of Ambani and Adani is 125%. If the earnings of Ambani increase by 20% and the ratio given decreases by 5 percentage points, then what is the percentage increase/decrease in the earnings of Adani ?
(a) 25% (b) 30% (c) 40% (d) 20%
Answer (a) 25
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Updated on April 18,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
A sells his goods 5 p.c. cheaper than B and 5 p.c. dearer than C. A man buys Rs.1000 worth of goods from A. Would it have been more or less profitable and by how much for him to have brought half the goods from B and half from C?
Answer: Dearer by Rs. 2200/999 .
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Updated on April 17 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
If an election in which each voter may vote for two candidates, half of the voters vote for Ramlal but divide their other votes between Lallulal, Chandulal and Dheerulal in the ratio 3:2:1. Of the remainder, half vote for Lallulal and divide their votes between Chandulal and Dheerulal, in the ratio of 2:1. Of the remainder, half vote for Chandulal and Dheerulal, and the remainder 840 in number do not vote. How many more votes does Chandulal get more than Dheerulal ?
Answer: 1120
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Updated on April 16 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
If a company of 160 men, in 6 days of 11 hrs, each can dig a trench 230 m long, 5 ½ m wide, 1½ m deep, in how many days of 8 hours each would 96 men dig a trench 220 m long, 3½ m wide and 1 m deep supposing the hardness of the ground in the former case is to that of the latter as 5 to 7, and that 4 men of the latter company can do as much work as 5 of the former in the same time? (Ans in Approximate value)
Answer: 6.25 Days
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Updated on April 15 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
On selling a pen at 5% loss and a book at 15% gain, Karim gains Rs. 7. If he sells the pen at 5% gain and the book at 10% gain, he gains Rs. 13. What is the cost price of the book in Rupees?
(a) 85
(b) 100
(c) 80
(d) 95
Answer: (c) 80
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Updated on April 14 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
If a seller gives a discount of 15% on retail price, she still makes a profit of 2%. Which of the following ensures that she makes a profit of 20%?
(a) Give discount of 5% on retail price
(b) Give a discount of 2% on retail price
(c) Increase the retail price by 2%
(d) Sell at retail price
Answer: (d) sell at retail price
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Updated on April 12 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
A person can complete a job in 120 days. He works alone on Day 1. On Day 2, he is joined by another person who also can complete the job in exactly 120 days. On Day 3, they are joined by another person of equal efficiency. Like this, everyday a new person with the same efficiency joins the work. How many days are required to complete the job?
Answer: 15
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Updated on April 11 ,2023/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
An elevator has a weight limit of 630 kg. It is carrying a group of people of whom the heaviest weighs 57 kg and the lightest weighs 53 kg. What is the maximum possible number of people in the group?
Answer: 11
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Updated on April 10 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
In a market, the price of medium quality mangoes is half that of good mangoes. A shopkeeper buys 80 kg good mangoes and 40 kg medium quality mangoes from the market and then sells all these at a common price which is 10% less than the price at which he bought the good ones. His overall profit is
(a) 6%
(b) 8%
(c) 10%
(d) 12%Possible
Answer: (b) 8%
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Updated on April 9 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
The number of girls appearing for an admission test is twice the number of boys. If 30% of the girls and 45% of the boys get admission, the percentage of candidates who do not get admission is
(a) 35
(b) 50
(c) 60
(d) 65
Answer (d) 65
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Updated on April 8 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A class consists of 20 boys and 30 girls. In the midsemester examination, the average score of the girls was 5 higher than that of the boys. In the final exam, however, the average score of the girls dropped by 3 while the average score of the entire class increased by 2. The increase in the average score of the boys is
(a) 9.5
(b) 10
(c) 4.5
(d) 6
Answer: (a) 9.5
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Updated on April 7 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
The average height of 22 toddlers increases by 2 inches when two of them leave this group. If the average height of these two toddlers is onethird the average height of the original 22, then the average height, in inches, of the remaining 20 toddlers is
(a) 30
(b) 28
(c) 32
(d) 26
Answer: (c) 32
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Updated on April 6 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
If the product of three consecutive positive integers is 15600 then the sum of the squares of these integers is
(a) 1777
(b) 1785
(c) 1875
(d) 1877
Answer: (d) 1877
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Updated on April 5 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Solution P contains three liquids A, B and C in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5 respectively. Another solution Q contains A, B and C in the ratio 5 : 3 : 2 respectively. Solution P and Q are mixed in the ratio 7 : 3, which gives another solution R. Now 50% volume of R is replaced by another solution having A and B in the ratio 7 : 3. The resulting solution is Z. Calculate the percentage of B in solution Z.
(a) 10%
(b) 20%
(c) 30%
(d) Can’t be determined
Answer: (c) 30%
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Updated on April 4 ,2024 / Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A farmer grows cauliflower in his square field. Each cauliflower needs 1 sq.mt of independent area. This year the farmer increases the area of his field but still maintains the shape of the field to be a square. In the new field also, each cauliflower needs 1 sq.mt of independent area and the increase in number of cauliflowers grown is 211 because of the increase of area, what is the total number of cauliflowers produced this year?
(a) 11025
(b) 11236
(c) 11449
(d) 10816
Answer: (b) 11236
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Updated on April 3 ,2024/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
50 cows can graze a field for 40 days and 40 cows can graze the same field for 80 days. Some grass is already there and the grass grows at a constant rate.
What is the maximum number of cows that can graze the same field for an infinite time?
(a) 30
(b) 25
(c) 8
(d) 35
Answer: (a) 30
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Updated on April 2,2024/ Type: Number system / MCQ
A child was asked to add first few natural numbers (that is 1+2+ 3 +…) so long his patience permitted. As he stopped, he gave the sum as 575. When the teacher declared the result wrong, the child discovered he had missed one number in the sequence during addition. The number he missed was
(a) Less than 10 (b) 10 (c) 15 (d) More than 15
Answer : (d) More than 15
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Updated on April 1, 2023/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
There are three numbers, first two of which are perfect cubes and the square root of the third number is a perfect square. The LCM of the three numbers is the product of the two perfect cubes and the HCF of the two perfect cubes is 1. LCM of the first two numbers is 66.
Find the third number, if it can be written as the product of two coprimes in more than one way.
(a) 16
(b) 36
(c) 1296
(d) Cannot be determined
Answer: (c) 1296
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Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Three times a number is 20% more than twice another number when increased by 105. If twice the first number increased by 36 is 20% less than three times of the second number, then what is the first number?
(a) 150
(b) 162
(c) 180
(d) None of these
Answer: (b) 162
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Updated on July 22 ,2023/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
Solution P contains three liquids A, B and C in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5 respectively. Another solution Q contains A, B and C in the ratio 5 : 3 : 2 respectively. Solution P and Q are mixed in the ratio 7 : 3, which gives another solution R. Now 50% volume of R is replaced by another solution having A and B in the ratio 7 : 3. The resulting solution is Z. Calculate the percentage of B in solution Z.
(a) 10%
(b) 20%
(c) 30%
(d) Can’t be determined
Answer: (c) 30%
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Updated on July 15 ,2023/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
The average height of 22 toddlers increases by 2 inches when two of them leave this group. If the average height of these two toddlers is onethird the average height of the original 22, then the average height, in inches, of the remaining 20 toddlers is
(a) 30
(b) 28
(c) 32
(d) 26
Answer (c) 32
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Updated on June 28 ,2023/ Type: Arithmatic / MCQ
A ladder 65' long is leaning against a straight wall. Its lower end is 25' from the bottom of the wall. How much further away will it be if the upper end is moved down by 8'?
(a) 8' (b) 10' (c) 14' (d) 52'
Answer (c) 14'
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Updated on June 6 ,2023/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
Three men can do as much work as 5 boys; and the wages of 3 boys are equal to those of 2 men. A work on which 40 boys and 15 men are employed takes 8 weeks and costs Rs.15750. If 20 boys and 20 men were employed, and how much would it cost to complete the same work ?
Answer: 15356.25/
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Updated on May 20 ,2023/ Type: Arithmatic / NMCQ
A man can walk 600 kilometers in 35 days, resting 9 hours each day. How long will he take to walk 375 kilometers if he rests for 10 hours each day and walks 3/2 times as fast as before.
Answer: 15.625 Days.
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