# Aptitude test for MCA interview - Set 3

1)   A, B, C and D invest in a business in the ratio 3:6:2:5 respectively. But the capital was utilized in the proportion 5:3:2:6 respectively. What is share of C out of a profit of Rs. 33500?

a. Rs. 4000
b. Rs. 2000
c. Rs. 1000
d. Rs. 1500

2)   Ramesh was getting two offers on a book having marked price Rs. 800. Either two successive discounts of 20% each or two successive discounts of 30% and 10%. If Ramesh chose the better scheme, how much more he must have saved compared to other scheme?

a. Rs. 16
b. Rs. 24
c. Rs. 8
d. Rs. 4

3)   P, Q and R are in a cycle race of 4500 meters. P cycles twice as fast as Q. R cycles 1/3rd as fast as Q. R completes the race in 45 minutes. Then where was Q from the finishing line when P finished the race?

a. 300 m
b. 1500 m
c. 2250 m
d. 3000 m

4)   In Daya’s bag there are 3 books of History, 4 books of Science and 2 books of Maths. In how many ways can Daya arrange the books so that all the books of same subject are together?

a. 9
b. 6
c. 8640
d. 1728

5)   Ramesh’s salary was reduced by 10% and then the reduced salary was increased by 10%. What was his ultimate loss?

a. 0%
b. 10%
c. 1%
d. 5%

6)   The price of cooking oil has increased by 25%. By what percent should a family reduce the consumption of cooking oil so as not to increase the expenditure in this account?

a. 20%
b. 25%
c. 18%
d. 16%

7)   In a library, the ratio of number of story books to that of non-story books was 4:3 and total number of story books was 1248. When some more story books were bought, the ratio became 5:3. Find the number of story books bought.

a. 312
b. 321
c. 936
d. 1560

8)   A sells a car to B at 10% loss. If B sells it for Rs. 54000 and gains 20%, the cost price of the car for A was

a. Rs. 25000
b. Rs. 50000
c. Rs. 37500
d. Rs. 60000

9)   On a railway line there are 20 stops. A ticket is needed to travel between any 2 stops. How many different tickets would the government need to prepare to cater to all possibilities?

a. 760
b. 190
c. 380
d. 72

10)   A’s salary is 50% more than B’s. How much percent is B’s salary less than A’s?

a. 33(1/4)%
b. 33(1/3)%
c. 33(1/2)%
d. 33%

11)   After deducting a commission of 5%, a TV set costs Rs. 9595. Its marked price is

a. Rs. 10000
b. Rs. 10074.75
c. Rs. 10100
d. Rs. 12000

12)   A fort has provision for 42 days. After 10 days, a reinforcement of 200 men arrives and the food will now last only for 24 days. How many men were there in the fort in the beginning?

a. 600
b. 575
c. 550
d. 520

13)   The ratio of the present age of father to that of son is 7:2. After 10 years their ages will be in the ratio of 9:4. The present ages of the father is

a. 35 years
b. 40 years
c. 30 years
d. 25 years

14)   Rs. 8400 is divided among A, B, C and D in such a way that the shares of A and B, B and C, and C and D are in the ratios of 2:3, 4:5 and 6:7 respectively. The share of A is

a. Rs. 1280
b. Rs. 8400
c. Rs. 8210
d. Rs. 1320

15)   A fruit seller buys lemons at 2 for a rupee and sells then at 5 for three rupees. His gain percent is

a. 10%
b. 15%
c. 20%
d. 25%

16)   A person sold a stove for Rs. 423 and incurred a loss of 6%. At what price would it be sold so as to earn a profit of 8%?

a. Rs. 525
b. Rs. 500
c. Rs. 490
d. Rs. 486

17)   The surface area of a sphere is same as the curved surface area of a right circular cylinder whose height and diameter are 12cm each. The radius of the sphere is.

a. 12cm
b. 3cm
c. 6cm
d. 4cm

18)   The value of

a. 0
b. 3
c. -3
d. 1

19)   17 students are present in a class. In how many ways, can they be made to stand in 2 circles of 8 and 9 students?

a. 17C9 x 9! X 8!
b. 17C9 x 8! X 7!
c. 8! X 7!
d. 17C8 x 8! X 9!