# NICL AO Preparation – Quantitative Aptitude (Day 8)

NICL AO Preparation

Dear Friends,

Try to solve the following problems in Quantitative Aptitude in less than 20 minutes. Kindly use the discussion section efficiently and don’t post any irrelevant comments.

1. Radhika invested an amount that is 10% of Rs.10,000 at SI. After three years, the amount becomes Rs 2500. Find out the 4 times of actual interest rate.

a) 100% Â  Â  b) 200% Â  Â c) 250% Â  Â d) 300%

2. Sindhuja takes loan from Sonia at the rate of 5% per annum. After 2 years Sindhuja gave back Rs. 8800 to Sonia and this way paid her whole loan. Find the interest paid by Sindhuja.

a) 500 Â  Â b) 600 Â  c) 700 Â  d) 800

3. Avinnash invested an amount of Rs.21250 for 6 years. At what rate of SI, he will obtain Rs 26350 at the end of 6 years?

a) 2% Â  Â b) 3% Â  Â c) 4% Â  d) 5%

4. A bag has 100 blue pencils. 50 red pencils and 50 black pencils. 25% of blue pencils and 50% of red pencils are taken away. Then the percentage of black pencils at present is

a) 20(2/3)% Â  Â  b) 44(2/3)% Â  Â  c) 33(1/3)% Â  Â d) 41(1/3)%

5. A bus travles a distance from City P to City Q at the speed of 42kmph and city Q to City P at 48kmph. What is the average speed of the bus?

a) 43.6 Â  Â b) 44.8 Â  Â c) 46 Â  Â d) 52

6. Find the maximum number of Rose Plants, which can be planted 20 m apart on the two sides of a straight road 1760 m long.

a) 178 Â  Â b) 176 Â  Â c) 174 Â  Â d) 180

7. In how many ways, a hockey team of 11 players can be made from 15 players, if a particular player is always chosen?

a) 991 Â  Â b) 1001 Â  Â c) 1010 Â  Â d) 1100

8. In a high level meeting between India and Pakistan, a total of 12 delegates attended from eachÂ country. All the 12 delegates of India shake hands with the 12 delegates of Pakistan. The possible number of handshakes are

a) 288 Â  Â b) 144 Â  c) 156 Â  Â d) 168

9. P, Q and R run 1 Km in 5, 8, and 10 mins respectively. R starts running from a point at a certain time, Q starts from the same point 1 min later and P starts from the same point 2 min later than R. Then, P meets Q and R at times

a) 3 min; 3/5 min Â  Â b) 2 min; 5/3 min Â  Â  c) 2 min; 4/7 min; Â  Â d) 3 min; 5/9 min

Answer – b) 2 min; 5/3 min

10. A container contains 60 L – the ratio of milk and water is 2:1. If the ratio of milk and water is to be 1:2, then the amount of water to be added is

a) Â 58 L Â  Â b) 60 L Â  Â c) 62 L Â  d) 64 L