**1. By selling 144 hens Mahesh suffered a loss equal to the selling price of 6 hens. His loss per cent is**
(1) 4
(2) 3
(3) 9
(4) 41/2

**2.
Working efficiencies of P and Q for completing a piece of work are in
the ratio 3 : 4. The number of days to be taken by them to complete the work will be in the ratio**
(1) 3 : 2
(2) 2 : 3
(3) 3 : 4
(4) 4 : 3

**3.
A man rows a boat 18 kilometers in 4 hours downstream and returns
upstream in 12 hours. The speed of the stream (in km per hour) is:**
(1) 1
(2) 1.5
(3) 2
(4) 1.75

**4. The compound interest on Rs. 6250 at 12% per annum for 1 year, compounded half-yearly is**
(1) Rs. 772.50
(2) Rs. 772
(3) Rs. 672.50
(4) Rs. 672

**5.A
boy rides his car 10 km at an average speed of 12 km per hr and again
travels 12 km at an average speed of 10 km per hr His average speed for the entire trip is approximately:**
(1) 10.4 km/hr
(2) 10.8 km/hr
(3) 11.0 km/hr
(4) 12.2 km/hr

**6.A
train 180 m long moving at the speed of 20 m/sec. over takes a man
moving at a speed of 10m / sec in the same direction. The train passes the man in:**
(1) 6 sec
(2) 9 sec
(3) 18 sec
(4) 27 sec

**7.
A man walks 2000 m in 30 minutes, 1500 in 40 minutes and 500 m in 10
minutes. Then his average speed for the whole journey in m/min is**
(1) 50
(2) 60.5
(3) 55
(4) 51.5

**8.
If one-third part of a tank is filled with water, it contains 80 L
water. How much water is required for filling the half of the tank?**
(1) 20 L
(2) 120 L
(3) 8/3 L
(4) 100 L

**9.
A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables Mr. Bhadra to buy an
extra 5 kg of it for Rs. 320. The original rate of sugar was:**
(1) Rs. 12 per kg
(2) Rs. 15 per kg
(3) Rs. 16 per kg
(4) Rs. 20 per kg

**10.
In a particular type of alloy the ratio of lead to tin is 5 : 6. Find
the amount of lead should be added to 12.1 kg of this material to make the ratio 1 : 1.**
(1) 1.1 kg
(2) 1 kg
(3) 0.9 kg
(4) 1.5 kg
Solutions:
1.(1)
2.(4)
3.(2)
4.(1)
5.(2)
6.(3)
7.(1)
8.(2)
9.(3)
10.(1)

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