1.

Three years ago, the average age of Ram and Shyam was 18 years. Now Sohan joins the group and the average of their ages becomes 22 years. Find Sohan’s age.
Correct Answer:
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3 yrs ago, total age of Ram & Shyam = 18 x 2 = 36 yrs Total present age of both = 36 + 3 + 3 = 42 yrs Average age after joining Sohan = 22 yrs Total age of all 3 = 22 x 3 = 66 yrs Sohan’s age = 66 – 42 = 24 yrs

2.

Choose the best option that has the word opposite in meaning to the following word. FLAMBOYANT

3.

A certain sum lent on simple interest amounts to Rs 1380/ in three years and to Rs 1500/ in five years. Find the rate of interest per annum.
Correct Answer:
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Description:
SI earned in 2 years = 1500 – 1380 = Rs 120/ Let P be principal & R be the rate of interest. Then, (P * 2 * R/100) = 120; or PR /100 = 60; Also, P + (P*3*R/100) = 1380; or P + (3PR/100) = 1380; P + (3 * 60) = 1380; So, P = Rs 1200; R =6000/1200 = 5 %

4.

The average of ten numbers is 30. After examining carefully, it is observed that the numbers 15 and 23 have wrongly been taken as 51 and 32 respectively. Find the average after making due corrections.
Correct Answer:
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5.

Choose the best option that has the word opposite in meaning to the following word. MUTILATE

6.

Choose the best option that has the word opposite in meaning to the following word. FETTER

7.

The average of eleven numbers is 63. If the average of first six numbers is 60, and the average of last six numbers is 65, then what number will be placed at sixth position?
Correct Answer:
1
Description:

8.

What is the average of the first hundred positive integers?
Correct Answer:
1
Description:

9.

Choose the best option that has the word opposite in meaning to the following word. APPREHENSIVE

10.

A table is sold at a profit of 13 %. If it is sold for Rs 25 more, then profit becomes 18 %. Find the cost price of the table.
Correct Answer:
2
Description:
Let C.P. of the table be = x; (113 x /100) + 25 = (118 x / 100); 25 = (118 x / 100)  (113 x /100) ; x = Rs 500/

