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**CGL 2017**. This time again the competition is going to be very stiff. Questions from Quant are asked in Tier-1 and Tier-II as well. Hence, you need to focus on this subject more. The only trick to master Quant is “

**practice**‘. So, Practice daily. We are providing topic-wise quant quizzes, solve, learn, succeed.

**Q6. In a partnership A invests 1/6**

^{th}of the capital for 1/6^{th}of the time, B invests 1/4^{th}capital for 1/4^{th}time and C invests the remaining capital for the whole time, If at the end of the year, the profit, earned is 97,000 then what will be B’s share?
(a) Rs 5500

(b) Rs 9000

(c) Rs 6000

(d) Rs 45000

**Q7. A, B and C are partners in a business. A, whose money has been used for 4 months, claims 1/8 of the profit, B whose money has been used for 6 months, claims 1/3 of the profit. C had invested Rs 1560 for 8 months. How much money did A and B contribute?**

(a) Rs 740, Rs 1250

(b) Rs 730, Rs 1240

(c) Rs 720, Rs 1280

(d) Rs 750, Rs 1260

**Q8. A, B and C enter into a partnership. A advances Rs 1200 for 4 months, B puts Rs 1400 for 8 months, and C puts Rs 1000 for 10 months. They gain Rs. 455 altogether. Find the share of each.**

(a) Rs 118, Rs 242, Rs 235

(b) Rs 108, Rs 252, Rs 225

(c) Rs 128, Rs 242, Rs 215

(d) Rs 84, Rs 196, Rs 175

S8. Ans.(d)

Sol.

Ratio of their investment = Ratio of their profit

A: B: C

1200 × 4: 1400 × 8: 1000 × 10

48: 112: 100

12: 28: 25

Sum of ratios = 65

According to question

65r → 455

1r → 7

Share of each →

12 × 7, 28 × 7, 25 × 7

Rs. 84, Rs. 196, Rs. 175

**Q9. A and B enter into a partnership for a year. A contributes Rs 3000 and B Rs 4000. After 4 months, they admit C, who contributes Rs 4500. If B withdraws his contribution after 6 months, how would they share a profit of Rs 1000 at the end of the year?**

(a) Rs 250, Rs 200, Rs 550

(b) Rs 150, Rs 200, Rs 650

(c) Rs 375, Rs 250, Rs 375

(d) Data Inadequate

S9. Ans.(c)

Sol.

Profit = A × T

A: B: C

3000 × 12: 4000 × 6: 4500 × 8

3: 2: 3

According to question

8r → 1000

1r → 1000/8

1r → 125

Share of each → 375, 250, 375

**Q10. A, B and C enter into a partnership with capitals in the ration 5: 6: 8. At the end of the business term, they received the profits in the ratio 5: 3: 12. Find the ratio of time for which they contributed their capitals?**

(a) 2: 1: 3

(b) 1: 2: 3

(c) 2: 3: 1

(d) 3: 2: 1

**Q11. An employer reduces the number of his employees in the ratio 9: 7 and increases their wages in the ratio 14: 15. State whether his bill of total wages increases or decreases, and in what ratio.**

(a) 11: 15

(b) 20: 21

(c) 6: 5

(d) Can’t be determined

S11. Ans.(c)

Sol.

We know the bill = wage per person x no. of total employees

Ratio of change in bill = 9 × 14: 7 × 15

= 6: 5

Then, there is a decrease in the bill

**Q12. A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio of 4: 3 respectively. If 6 litres of water is added to this mixture, the respective ratio of milk and water becomes 8: 7. What is the quantity of water in the original mixture?**

(a) 96 litres

(b) 36 litres

(c) 84 litres

(d) 48 litres

**Q13. One rupee coins, 50p coins and 25p coins, are in the ratio of 4: 5: 6. Find the number of coins of each denomination if the total money amounts to Rs 40?**

(a) 16, 20, 24

(b) 20, 25, 30

(c) 14, 24, 22

(d) 18, 20, 22

**Q14. The ratio of A to B is 4: 5 and that of B to C is 2: 3. If A equals 800, B equals**

(a) 1000

(b) 1200

(c) 1500

(d) 2000

S14. Ans.(a)

Sol.

A: B = 4: 5

B: C = 2: 3

A: B: C

8: 10: 15

According to question

8r → 800

1r → 100

B → 10r → 1000

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