Thursday, 30 August 2018

Daily Numerical Ability Quiz : 31st August 2018

Directions (1-5): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following simplification problems?

Solutions (1-5):
Q6. A farmer bought two cows for Rs 18,500. He sold one at a loss of 20% and the other at a profit of 20%. If the selling price of each cow is the same, then their cost prices are respectively?
(a) 10,000 and 9,500
(b) 11,500 and 8,000
(c) 12,000 and 7,500
(d) 10,500 and 9,000
(e) None of these

Q7. A shopkeeper gave an additional 15 percent concession on the reduced price after giving 25 percent standard concession on an article. If Arpita bought that article for Rs. 2040, what was the original price? 
(a) Rs. 3200
(b) Rs. 3400
(c) Rs. 2800
(d) Rs. 3000
(e) None of these

Q8. A bag contains 5 blue, 7 black and 3 brown balls. 3 balls are drawn randomly. What is the probability that the balls drawn contain balls of different colours?
(a) 4/13
(b) 3/13
(c) 6/13
(d) 8/13
(e) None of these

Q9. A person started his journey in the morning. At 11 am he covered 3/8 of his journey and on the same day at 4 : 30 pm he covered 5/6 of the journey. At what time did he start his journey?
(a) 6 am
(b) 5 : 30 am
(c) 7 am
(d) 6 : 30 am
(e) None of these

Q10. Vessels A and B contain mixture of milk and water in the ratios 3 : 4 and 3 : 2 respectively. In what ratio should quantities of mixtures be taken from A and B to form a mixture in which milk to water is in the ratio 6 : 5? 
(a) 2 : 15
(b) 4 : 15
(c) 7: 15
(d) 2 : 3
(e) 3 : 15

Solutions (6-10):

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