**1. The compound interest earned by Suresh on a certain amount at the end of two years at the rate of**

**8 p.c.p.a. was Rs 1414.40. What was the total amount that Suresh got back at the end of two**

**years in the form of principal plus interest earned?**

- Rs 9414.40
- Rs 9914.40
- Rs 9014.40
- Rs 8914.40
- None of these

**2. The ratio of the present ages of a mother and daughter is 7 : 1. Four years ago the ratio of their**

**ages was 19 : 1. What will be the mother’s age four years from now?**

- 42 years
- 38 years
- 46 years
- 36 years
- None of these

**3. Three friends J, K and L jog around a circular stadium and complete one round in 12, 18 and 20**

**seconds respectively. In how many minutes will all the three meet again at the starting point?**

- 5
- 8
- 12
- 3
- None of these

**4. 4 men can complete a piece of work in 2 days. 4 women can complete the same piece of work in**

**4 days whereas 5 children can complete the same piece of work in 4 days. If 2 men, 4 women and**

**10 children work together, in how many days can the work be completed?**

- 1 day
- 3 days
- 2 days
- 4 days
- None of these

**5. The speed of a boat when travelling downstream is 32 km/hr, whereas when travelling upstream it**

**is 28 km/hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water?**

- 27 km/hr
- 29 km/hr
- 31 km/hr
- Cannot be determined
- None of these

**6. What is the least number of completed years in which a sum of money put out at 12% per annum**

**compound interest will become more than double?**

- 4 years
- 6 years
- 7 years
- 8 years
- 9 years

**7. A person bought 20 kg of rice at the rate of Rs.15.50 per kg and 60 kg at the rate of Rs.17.50 per**

**kg. After mixing them, at what rate should he sell it to gain 25% profit?**

- Rs.24.75
- Rs.21.25
- Rs.20.5
- Rs.18
- Rs.22.5

**8. If the perimeter of a circle is increased by 25% what will be the effect on its area?**

- 25% increase
- 50% increase
- 37.5% increase
- Can’t be determined
- None of these

**9. A train running at a speed of 25ms–1 crosses a pole in 12 seconds less than the time it requires to**

**cross a platform 1.5 times its length at the same speed. What is the length of the train?**

- 120m
- 150m
- 200m
- 240m
- 250m

**10. If the digits of a two-digit number are interchanged, the number so obtained is greater than the**

**original number by 36. If the sum of the two digits of the number is 10, what is the average of the**

**original number and the number obtained by interchanging the digits?**

- 49.5
- 52
- 53.5
- 55
- 66

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