Special Quant Quiz (Partnership) SSC CGL Tier-II 2016

Q1. Vinod and Ankit started a business by investing capitals in the ratio of 2:3. If Vinod had invested an additional amount of Rs. 10000, the ratio of Vinod’s investment to Ankit’s investment would have been 3:2. What was the amount invested by Vinod initially?
(a) Rs. 8000
(b) Rs. 12000
(c) Rs. 9000
(d) Data inadequate

Q2. Mr. Saxena started a business by investing Rs. 5000. Four months later, Mr. Jain joined the business by investing Rs. 9000. If the profit at the end of the year was Rs. 22000, then how much amount would Mr. Jain have received as the profit?
(a) Rs. 16000 
(b) Rs. 14000
(c) Rs. 12000
(d) Rs. 11000

Q3. Rs.700 is divided among A, B and C so that A receives half as much as B and B half as much as C. Then C’s share is:
A. Rs.200
B. Rs.300
C. Rs.400
D. Rs.600

Q4. A started a business with Rs. 10000. B joined him later with a capital of Rs. 40000. If at the end of the year, they both received equal shares of the profit. How many months after the business started did B join it?
(a) 4 months
(b) 6 months
(c) 8 months
(d) 9 months

Q5. A starts business with Rs. 3500. 5 months later B joins A as his partner. After a year, the profit is divided in the ratio of 2:3. What is B’s contribution in the capital?
(a) Rs. 8000
(b) Rs. 8500
(c) Rs. 9000
(d) Rs. 7500

Q6. Vinay started a business investing Rs. 70000. Ashok joined him after six months with an amount of Rs. 105000. Sunil joined them with Rs. 1.4 Lakh after another six months. The amount of profit earned should be distributed in what ratio among Vinay, Ashok and Sunil, three years after Vinay started the business?
(a) 42:45:56
(b) 7:6:10
(c) 12:15:16
(d) None of these

Q7. Veena started a business, investing Rs. 75000. After 3 months, Poonam joined her with an amount of Rs. 125000 and after another six months Sarita joined them with an amount of Rs. 150000. Profit earned at the end of three years from when Veena started the business should be distributed in what ratio among Veena, Poonam and Sarita, respectively?
(a) 36:55:54
(b) 18:28:27
(c) 35:54:55
(d) 35:54:57

Q8. A, B and C rent a pasture. A puts 10 oxen for 7 months, B puts 12 oxen for 5 months and C puts 15 oxen for 3 months for grazing. If the rent of the pasture is Rs. 175, then how much C must pay as his share of rent?
(a) Rs. 45
(b) Rs. 50
(c) Rs. 55
(d) Rs. 60

Q9. Arun started a business investing Rs. 38000. After 5 months Bakul joined him with a capital of Rs. 55000. At the end of the year the total profit was Rs. 22000. What is the approximate difference between the share of profits of Arun and Bakul?
(a) Rs. 1192
(b) Rs. 1856
(c) Rs. 1007
(d) Rs. 1928

Q10. In a business B a sleeping partner and A is a working partner. A invests Rs. 5000 and B invests 6000. A receives 25/2% of profit for managing the business and the remaining amount is divided in proportion to their capitals. A’s share of profit in a profit of Rs. 880 is:
(a) Rs. 350
(b) Rs. 400
(c) Rs. 420
(d) Rs. 460

Q11. A, B, C enters into a partnership with shares in the ratio 7/2:4/3:6/5. After 4 months, A increases his share by 50%. If the total profit at the end of one year be Rs. 21600, then B’s share in the profit is:
(a) Rs. 2100
(b) Rs. 2400
(c) Rs. 3600
(d) Rs. 4000

Q12. Two partners invested Rs. 12500 and Rs. 8500 in a business, They decided that 60% of the profit incurred from the business will be equally divided between them while remaining profit will be assumed as interest on their capitals. If one of the partners receives Rs. 300 more profit than the other, what is the total profit in the business?
(a) Rs. 3937.50
(b) Rs. 4940.50
(c) Rs. 3936.50
(d) Rs. 4156

Q13. A, B and C starts a business. If the ratio of their periods of investment are 2:3:6 and their profits are in the ratio of 4:5:6, then the ratio of capitals of A, B and C is:
(a) 6:8:10
(b) 12:10:6
(c) 10:12:6
(d) None of these

Q14. A, B and C rented a pasture. A puts in 12 oxen for 6 months, B 8 oxen for 7 months and C 6 oxen for 8 months. If the rent of the field is Rs. 396, what amount of rent was paid by A?
(a) Rs. 126
(b) Rs. 108
(c) Rs. 162
(d) Rs. 168

Q15. A, B, C and D enters into partnership. A contributes 1/3 of the capital, B contributes 1/4, C contributes 1/5 and D contributes the rest. What is the share of D when profit is Rs. 6000?
(a) Rs. 2000
(b) Rs. 1600
(c) Rs. 1200
(d) Rs. 1300


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