# Quantitative Quiz 36 - Competitive Exams - IBPS/SSC/BANKING EXAMS

1.    How much salt at 42 paise per kg must a man mix with 25 kg of salt at 24 paise per kg, so that he may, on selling the mixture at 40 paise per kg, gain 25%?
1) 18 kg
2) 20 kg
3) 21 kg
4) 19 kg
5) 22 kg

2.    9 kg of mangoes cost as much as 45 kg of oranges. 14 kg of oranges cost as much as 1.5 kg of grapes. 2 kg of grapes cost as much as 5 kg of apples. Find the cost of 15 kg of apples, if 2.5 kg of mangoes cost 12.50(in Rs).
1) 46.6
2) 45.8
3) 56
4) 46.4
5) 50

3.    A square field of area 31684 m2 is to be enclosed with wire placed at heights 1, 2, 3, 4 metres above the ground respectively. What length of wire will be required if the length required for each circuit is 5% more than the perimeter of the field?
1) 2990.5m
2) 2990.2m
3) 2990.4m
4) 2990.3m
5) 2990.7m

4.    Out of 9 consonants and 5 vowels, how many words of 3 consonants and 2 vowels can be formed?
1) 100800
2) 100700
3) 200800
4) 200700
5) 152535

5.    From a group of 8 men and 7 women, 6 persons are to be selected to form a committee so that at least 4 men are there on the committee. In how many different ways can this be done?
1) 2010
2) 1950
3) 1720
4) 1890
5)2375

6.    Abhishek purchased 140 shirts and 250 trousers each at a rate of Rs450 and Rs550 respectively. What should be the overall average selling price of shirts and trousers to earn 40% profit? (Calculate approximate value in Rs.)
l)  725
2) 710
3) 720
4) 700
5) None of these

7.    What would be the compound interest accrued in Rs on Rs 7400 at 13.5% pa at the end of two years?
1) 2136.87
2) 22306.81
3) 2492.70
4) 2032.18
5) 2132.86

8.    An amount of Rs 10000 becomes Rs 14641 in two years, if the interest is compounded half-yearly. What is the rate of compound interest?
1) 10%
2) 18%
3) 16%
4) 20%
5) 12%

9.    8 children and 12 men complete a piece of work in 9 days. If a child takes time twice as much as a man does to do the same piece of work, in how many days can 12 men complete it?
1) 8 days
2) 9 days
3) 11 days
4) 12 days
5) 15 days

10. In how many different ways can the letters of the word 'LADDER' be arranged?
(1) 360
(2) 720
(3) 120
(4) 500
(5) None of these

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