**1.Nair borrowed a sum of Rs. 100 from Kapoor at the simple rate of 5% p.a. for 3 years. He then added some more money to the borrowed sum and lent it to Dipak for the same time at 8% p.a. If Nair gains Rs. 173 by way of interest on the total lent out money, then find the amount lent out.**

(a) Rs. 350

(b) Rs. 550

(c) Rs. 261

(d) None of these

**2. If A and B together can finish a piece of work in 20 days B and C in 10 days and C and A in 12 days, then A, B and C jointly can finish the same work in**

(a) 30 days

(b) 8(4/7 )days

(c) 4(2/7) days

(d) None

**3. 4 men, 5 women and 3 children together can complete a piece of work in 16 days. In how many days can 10 women complete the piece or work if 10 men complete it in 24 days.**

(a) 30 days

(b) 19(1/5) days

(c) 18 days

(d) Cannot be determined

**4. 42 binders can bind 2800 books in 30 days. How many binders will be required to bind 1600 books in 20 days?**

(a) 18

(b) 36

(c) 32

(d) 24

**5.The sum of five consecutive even number of set A is 220 what is the sum of a different set of five consecutive numbers whose second lowest number is 37 less than double of the lowest number of set A.**

(a) 220

(b) 225

(c) 235

(d) 243

**6.Four examiners can examine certain number of answer papers in 10 days by working for 5 hours a day. For how many hours in a day would 2 examiners have to work in order to examine twice the number of answer papers in 20 days.**

(a) 8 hrs.

(b) 7(1/2) hrs.

(c) 10 hrs.

(d) 8(1/2) hrs.

**7.Two men or three women can complete a piece of work in 4 days. In how many days can 1 woman and 1 man together complete the same piece of work?**

(a) 6 days

(b) 24/5 days

(c) 12/1.75 days

(d) Cannot be determined

**8. Shilpi took a loan at simple interest of 5% in the first year with an increase of 0.5% in each subsequent year. She paid interest of Rs. 2645 after four years. How much loan did she take?**

(a) Rs. 10500

(b) Rs. 11500

(c) Rs. 16500

(d) Cannot be determined

**9. Three pipes A, B, C respectively fills up with chemical Q, R and S in a tank. They can fill up the tank in 30 min, 20 min and 10 min respectively. Three pipes are opened for 5 minutes, then proportion of chemical R in the tank will be**

(a) 6/11

(b) 2/11

(c) 3/11

(d) 4/11

**10. Bhawna decided to donate 12% of her salary to an orphanage. On the day of donation she changed her mind and donated Rs. 2400 which was 125% of what she had decided earlier. How much is Bhavan’s salary?**

(a) Rs. 14750

(b) Rs. 16,000

(c) Rs. 18,000

(d) Cannot be determined

**Answers and Solution:**

1. (d)

2. (b)

2(A+B+C)’s 1 day work = 1/20 + 1/10 + 1/12 = 14/60

(A+B+C)’s 1 day work = 7/30 * 1/2 => Required time = 60/7 = 8(4/7) day.

3. (d)

4. (b)

M1D1/W1 = M2D2/W2

=(42*30)/2800 = (x*20)/1600

x = 36 days

5. (a)

6. (c)

7. (b)

2 men = 3 women => 1 man + 1 woman = (3/2 +1)women

M1D1 = M2D2 => 3*4 = 5/2*D2 => D2= 24/5 days.

8. (b)

9. (c)

10. (b)

125/100 * 12/100 * s = 2400

s = 16000