problem 1) A millionaire bought the job lot of hats 1/4 of which were brown. Millionaire sold 2/3 of the hats including 4/5 of the brown hats. What fraction of the unsold hats was brown.
(A) 1/60 (B) 1/15 (C) 3/20 (D) 3/5 (E) 3/4
problem 2) A merchant sells the item at a 20 percent discount. But still makes a gross profit of 20 percent of the cost. What percent of cost would be gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without discount?
(A) 20% (B) 40% (C) 50% (D) 60% (E) 66.6%
problem 3) How many integers n greater than and less than 100 are there such that, if the digits of n are reversed, the resulting integer is n+9?
(A)5 (B)6 (C)7 (D)8 (E)9
problem 4) The investor purchased shares of stock at a certain price. If the stock increased in price Rs 0.25 per share and the total increase for x shares was Rs 12.50, how many shares of stock had been purchased?
(A) 25 (B) 50 (C) 75 (D) 100 (E) 125
problem 5) At the sale, 5 tickets can be purchased for a price of 3 tickets. If 5 tickets are purchased at a sale, the amount saved will be what percent of the original price of the 5 tickets?
(A) 20% (B) 33.3% (C) 40% (D) 60% (E) 66.6%
problem 6) Working independently, Tina is able to do certain job in 12 hours. Working independently, Ann can do the same job in 9 hours. If Tina works independently at the job for 8 hours and then Ann works independently, how many hours will it take Ann to complete the remainder of the jobs?
(A) 2/3 (B) 3/4 (C) 1 (D) 2 (E) 3
problem 7) A decorator bought bolt of m number of red chips in any one stack?
(A) 7 (B) 6 (C) 5 (D) 4 (E) 3
problem 8) In the murder case there are four suspects P, Q, R, S. Each of them makes a statement. They are
p: “I had gone to the theatre with S at the time of the murder”.
q: “I was playing cards with P at the time of the murder”.
r: “Q didn’t commit the murder”.
s: “R is not the murderer”.
Suppose the only one of the above statement is false and that one of them is the murderer, who is the murderer?
a) P
b) Q
c) R
d) Can’t be concluded
e) S
problem 9) John earned twice as much as Sam. Max earned rs.3/- more than half as much as Sam. If the amounts earned by Sam, John, Max are S, D, M respectively, which of the following is the correct ordering of these amounts?
a) S < J < M
b) S < M < J
c) D < S < M
d) It can't be determined from the information given
e) S < D < M
problem 10) Statistics indicate that men drivers are involved in more accidents than women drivers. Therefore it may be concluded that
a) Sufficient information is not there to conclude anything
b) Men are actually better drivers but drive more frequently
c) Women certainly drive more cautiously than Men
d) Men chauvinists are wrong about women’s abilities.
e) Statistics sometimes present a wrong picture of things