1 . 
Two candidates fought an election. One of them got 60% of the total votes and won by 550 votes. If 5% of votes were declared invalid what was the total number of votes polled? 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
E


Explanation : 







2 . 
A number when multiplied by six times of itself gives value equal to 1176. What is the number? 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
A


Explanation : 







3 . 
The LCM of two numbers is 1540 and their HCF is 20. If one of the numbers is 11 $\times$ 20, find the other number 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
B


Explanation : 

Product of two numbers
= LCM X HCF
Reqd number = $1540 \times 20 \over 11 \times 20$ = 140 





4 . 
Two sums of money are proportional to 7 : 9. If the first one is Rs.140, what is the other? 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
A


Explanation : 

Let the sums of money be 7x and 9x.
7x = 140, x = 20, 9x = Rs.180 





5 . 
In how many different ways can the letters of the word PRACTICE be arranged? 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
B


Explanation : 

Here the number of letters in the word is 8 and C occurs twice.
Number of ways = $8!\over 2!$ = 20160 





6 . 
How long does a 110mlong train running at a speed of 54 kmph take to cross a 205mlongbridge? 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
C


Explanation : 







7 . 
A man swims 21 km downstream and 14 km upstream, taking 7 hours each time. What is the speed of the stream? 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
D


Explanation : 







8 . 
A profit of 25% is earned on goods when a discount of 20% is allowed on the marked price. What profit percentage will be earned when a discount of 10% is allowed on the marked price? 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
C


Explanation : 







9 . 
A 20m long and 16m wide rectangular hall is surrounded by a 2metre wide verandah. Find the area of the verandah 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
D


Explanation : 







10 . 
The difference between the compound interest and the simple interest on a certain sum of money at 10% per annum for 2 years is Rs. 15. Find the sum 

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option
C


Explanation : 







