## Thursday, October 31, 2013

### Quant Questions Short Cuts and Tricks - 1st November 2013

Quant Questions 1. Mr. Ram bought a total of 12 oranges and 18 bananas for र84. If the cost of each orange doubles, he will be able to buy 6 oranges and 16 bananas for र80. Find the cost of each banana ?

Options

A. 1
B. 5
C. 2
D. 3

Solution -

Quant Questions 2. The present age of a man is two years more than thrice of what his grandson's age will be 10 years hence. The age the man will be 10 years hence is 2 years more than 7 times his grandson's present age. Find the present age of his grandson, in years ?

Options

A. 10
B. 20
C. 16
D. 12

Solution

Quant Questions 3. A group of students whose total age is 247 years joined a class today. As a result, the strength of the class increased by 50% but the average age decreased by 1 year. If the average age of the class (in years) initially was an integer and the strength of the class initially was a two-digit number greater than 34, find the average age of the class today ?

Options

A. 16
B. 19
C. 18
D. 15

Solution -

Quant Questions 4. If a + b - c : b + c - a : a + c - b = 3 : 4 : 5, find a : b : c. ?

Options

A. 8 : 7 : 6
B. 8 : 7 : 9
C. 8 : 9 : 7
D. 7 : 8 : 9

Solution -

Quant Questions 5. A certain amount of money is divided among A, B and C such that half the share of A is equal to 1/5th of the share of B and the share of B is 162/3% more than that of C. If C got र1680 more than A, find the share (in rupees) of B ?

Options

A. 3645
B. 3675
C. 3665
D. 3625

Solution -

Quant Questions 6.  A certain amount of money is to be divided between A and B in the ratio 4 : 3. But, because of a wrong calculation A got 1/12th of the total money additionally. Find the ratio in which the money is actually divided between them ?

Options

A. 55 : 29
B. 29 : 55
C. 5 : 9
D. 9 : 5

Solution

Quant Questions 7.  The ratio of the salaries of P and Q last year was 6 : 5. The ratio of P's salary last year to this year is 2 : 3 and that for Q is 1 : 2. The ratio of expenditures of P and Q last year was 4 : 3 and the ratio of P's expenditure last year to this year is 1 : 2 and that for Q is 1 : 3. Last year, the sum of the salaries of P and Q, and the sum of their expenditures was र132000 and र84000 respectively. Find the ratio of their savings this year ?

Options

A. 2 : 3
B. 1 : 3
C. 1 : 1
D. 3 : 2

Solution

Quant Questions 8. Usually, by giving a discount of 20%, a shopkeeper earns a profit of 20%, but because he wants to clear off his old stock, instead of giving a 20% discount he allows successive discounts of 11% each. How many such successive discounts can he give, without incurring a loss ?

Options

A. 4
B. 3
C. 2
D. 1

Solution

Quant Questions 9.  A, B, C and D started a business. A's investment is half of B's investment, D's investment is twice of C's investment and C's investment is thrice A's investment. A, B, C and D all work for equal time throughout the year and earn a profit of र1760 on the whole. All the four take an equal annual salary from the profit and share the remaining profit in the ratio of their investments. If the ratio of the total incomes of C and D is 11 : 21, find the total incomes of A and B ?

Options

A. 720
B. 240
C. 360
D. 480

Solution

Quant Questions 10.  A natural number G when divided by 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 leaves remainders of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 respectively. If G is a multiple of 7, what is the least value of G, which is a four-digit number ?

Options

A. 2639
B. 1079
C. 1099
D. 1799

Solution