# CSC Quantitative Aptitude 2014

Posted on :03-02-2016

Section 1:

Quantitative Aptitude (40 questions in 40 minutes)

Directions for question no. 1 to 5:

Q1. The profit over selling a book is 20%, in general. If the shopkeeper raise the selling price by 10% and gives 20% discount, what will be the profit now?

1] 5.6%
2] 6.8%
3] 16.66% profit
4] No profit, no loss

Q2. After robbing a bank, a thief runs and has a 200m start over the police. If the police runs at 2 km/hr faster than the thief, after how much time police will be able to catch the thief?

1] 2 minutes
2] 6 minutes.
3] 10 minutes
4] 12 minutes

Q3. Toy A is 25% costlier than toy B. Toy B is _______ % cheaper than toy A.

1] 20
2]50
3] 15
4] Cant determine

Q4. The cost of 30 articles is recovered by selling 15 of them. What is the percentage profit when only 20 are sold?

1] 25%
2] 40%
3] 60%
4] 100%

Q5. A car travels a certain distance with the speed of 24km/hr in forward journey and during the return journey at the speed of 36km/hr. What is the average speed of the journey?

1] 28.8 km/hr
2] 29.8 km/hr
3] 10.8 km/hr
4] None of these

Q6. A man takes 30 minutes to walk along the perimeter of a square field at the rate of 4kmph. The area of the square field is:

1] 16 sq km
2] 4 sq km
3] 8/5 sq km
4] 1/4 sq km

Q7. A train meets with an accident and moves at 3/4th its original speed. Due to this, it is 20 minutes late. Find the original time for the journey beyond the point of accident?

1] 60 min
2] 80 min
3] 100 min
4] 120 min

Q8. Pipe A fills tank in 10 hours. Pipe B fills in 15 hours. Pipe C empties the tank in 12 hours. In how much time will they make an empty tank quarter filled?

1] 1 hour
2] 2 hours
3] 3 hours
4] 4 hours

Q9. A man on South Pole walks 3 km towards north and then 4 km towards east. How far is he from his initial position?

1] 5 km
2] 2 km
3] 0 km
4] 3 km

Q10. A biased coin that has a probability of 0.6 to show head is tossed four times. What is the probability to get at least 3 heads?

1]0.3352
2] 0.4752
3] 0.216
4] 0.36

Q11. Two persons are to be selected from a group such that the product of their weight is a square number less than 1000. If the weight of each of them is a 2 digit number and a multiple of 7, what is the sum of their weights?

1] 35
2] 77
3] 56
4] 63

Q12. What is the maximum power of 5 that can be extracted from 125!?

1] 32
2] 31
3] 30
4] None of these

Q13. 25 persons are assembled in a meeting. Each one of them has an integral amount of money more than Rs. 25. No two have the same amount. What is the minimum amount they have in total?

1] 1000
2] 1050
3] 950
4] 1060

Q14. All grey are black. All black are white. Which conclusion can be derived?

1] All grey are white
2] No grey is black
3] No white is grey
4] Both 1 and 2 are correct

Q15. 2 apples and 3 oranges cost Rs. 26. A dozen oranges cost Rs. 72. How much are 4 apples and 4 oranges for?

1] Rs. 30
2] Rs. 35
3] Rs. 40
4] Rs. 45

Q16. 23% of 46% of 123 is

1] 13
2] 57
3] 55
4] 20

Q17. If Robin got 10% more marks he would have exactly passed. If he got 25% more marks he would have scored 200. What is the minimum passing mark?

1] 88
2] 84
3] 176
4] 160

Q18. 4 workers decide to share some money among them, such that they have consecutive amount of rupees. The total amount they have is sure to be:

1] divisible by 4
2] indivisible by 4
3] cannot be determined
4] none of these

Q19. A sum of money is divided among A, B and C such that for each rupee A gets 20 paisa and C gets sum of what A and B get. If Cs share is Rs. 560, the sum is....

1] 1120
2] 1200
3] 3200
4] 3800

Q20. In the previous question, what is the positive difference in shares of A and B?

1] 120
2] 150
3] 112
4] 220

Directions for Questions 21 to 25:

Three brothers are married to three sisters. The brothers are Bhimsingh, Ramsingh, and Mansingh. The sisters are Aparna, Bharti and Chandra.

I. Chandra is the only sister having short hair.
II. One of the sisters, who is a dancer, lives in Kolkata.
III. Bhimsinghs wife is not a dancer.
IV.The sister with short hair does not like to write letters.
V. Aparna rings her dancer sister every Saturday.
VI. The only sister who does not like to write letters lives in New Delhi.
VII.Chandra receives a letter from Kolkata once a week
VIII.Ramsingh is married to the dancer.
IX. The sister in Mumbai is married to Mansingh,

Q21. Who is the dancer?

1] Aparna
2] Bharti
3] Chandra
4] Cant be determined

Q22. Which sister lives in Mumbai?

1] Aparna
2] Bharti
3] Chandra
4] None of these

Q23. Who is Chandras husband?

1] Bhimsingh
2] Ramsingh
3] Mansingh
4] None of these

Q24. Who lives in Kolkata?

1] Bhimsingh
2] Aparna
3] Ramsingh
4] Chandra

Q25. Which couple lives in New Delhi?

1] Bhimsingh and Chandra
2] Ramsingh and Bharti
3] Mansingh and Aparna
4] Bhimsingh and Bharti

Q26. The length of a rectangle is decreased by r% and the breadth increased by (r + 5)%. Find r if the area of the rectangle is unaltered?

1] 25
2] 10
3] 20
4] 15

Q27. I purchased gold worth Rs. X. If the value of a k.g. of gold increases by 10% the next day, how much more can I now buy to keep my expense fixed at 1.5X.

1] 11.1% less
2] 23% more
3] 36% more
4] 50% more

Q28. How much discount should be offered on jeans worth Rs. 550, so that the selling price becomes Rs. 16.50 more than seven-eleventh of marked price?

1] 15%
2] 23%
3] 29%
4] 33%

Q29. Today is Wednesday. What will be the day after 128 days?

1] Wednesday
2] Sunday
3] Friday
4] None of these

Q30. Going by a shortcut to his office, a man saves 2 km distance, but the mileage of his car decreases by 20% due to bad road. What should be the distance from his home to office for a net savings of 10%?

1] 7.14 km
2] 14.28 km
3] 6.33 km
4] 18 km

Q31. A man drives with a constant speed. After some time he sees a milestone with 2-digits. Then he travels for an hour and sees the same 2-digits in reverse order; after an hour he sees that the milestone has the same 2 digits with a 0 between them. What is the speed of the man?

1] 54
2] 45
3] 61
4] 16

Q32. A boat crosses a river 4 km wide at the rate of 16 km/hr and comes back. The speed of the river is 4 km/hr. How far will the boat finally from where it started?

1] 1 km
2] 2 km
3] 4 km
4] 8 km

Q33. What is the minimum period of time in which the hands of clock can overlap each other 4 times?

1] 65.45 min
2]130.90 min
3] 196.36 min
4] 261.81 min

Q34. Complete the series: 46, 68, 810, 1012, ........

1] 2022
2] 2527
3] 3840
4] 1214

Q35. What is the time interval between the two instances, when the hands of clock make an angle of 90 degrees between 2 pm to 3 pm?

1]15 min
2] 27 min
3] 33 min
4] none of these

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