# Quantitative Aptitude Questions & Answers – Paper 3

**Q1) **A filling Pipe ‘X’ can fill 6/7th of the cistern in 18 minutes. How much time will the pipe take to fill the complete cistern? (Minutes)

1) 3 2) 7 3) 14 4) 21

**Q2) **The price of a shirt is 25% less than a trouser. By what percent is the price of the trouser more than the shirt?

1) 25% 2) 33 1/3% 3) 20% 4) 75%

**Q3) **A man sold two articles for Rs. 6400 each. If he gets a profit of 20% on the first article and loss 20% on the other article, then what is his overall profit or loss percentage?

1) 4 % loss 2) 4% profit 3) 3% profit 4) No loss no profit

**Q4) **A boat travels at a speed of 6km/hr in still water and the speed of the stream is 2km/hr. What is the total time taken by the boat to travel 24km upstream and return back?

1) 5 hrs 2) 6hrs 3) 9hrs 4) 10hrs

**Q5) **A number exceeds one-eighth of itself by 56. Find one-fourth of the number.

1) 64 2) 24 3) 16 4) 32

**Q6) **1. The length and breadth of a rectangle are in the ratio of 4:3. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 112cm, then what is its area in square centimeters ?

1) 768 2) 867 3) 678 4) None

**Q7) **With Rs.1000, one can buy 4 pair of trousers or 8 shirts. What is the amount required to buy 3 pairs of trousers and 3 shirts?

1) Rs.375 2) Rs.562.50 3) Rs.750 4) Rs.1125

**Q8) **One-quarter of one-fifth of a piece of land is sold for Rs. 1,20,000. What is the value of five-eighths of that piece of land?

1) Rs. 20,00,000 2) Rs. 16,00,000 3) Rs. 15,00,000 4) 24,00,000

**Q9) **What is the percentage change in the area of a circle, if its radius is increased by 20% ?

1) 20% 2) 24% 3) 44% 4) None

**Q10) **A sum doubles itself in 6 years and 3 months at simple interest. The rate of interest per annum is

1) 12% 2) 15% 3) 16% 4) 18%

**Q11) **A person in a car moving at a speed of 64 km/h covers a certain distance in 9 hours. How much time does another person travelling by a van at a speed of 72 km/h take to cover the same distance?

1) 6 hours 2) 12 hours 3) 8 hours 4) 7 hours

**Q12) **In a school of 750 students, 56% of the students failed in the exam. What is the number of students passed the exam?

1) 300 2) 330 3) 360 4) 390

**Q13) **How many kilograms of amla powder costing Rs 42 per kg must be mixed with 21 kg of mehendi powder costing Rs 66 per kg to make a mixture worth Rs 56 per kg?

1) 14 2) 15 3) 20 4) 35

**Q14) **12 kg of sugar costing Rs 6 per kg and 6 kg of sugar costing Rs 15 per kg are mixed. What is the price per kg of the resultant mixture?

1) Rs. 10 2) Rs. 11 3) Rs. 8 4) Rs. 9

**Q15) **Sam completed 4/5th of a piece of work in 36 days. How many days will he take to complete the remaining work?

1) 9 2) 8 3) 6 4) 3

**Q16) **A train leaves Vijayawada at 9:00 p. m. and travels to Hyderabad at a speed of 72 km per hour. Another train leaves Hyderabad at 10:00 p. m and travels to Vijayawada at a speed of 64 km per hour. How far from Hyderabad will the two trains meet?

1) 144 km 2) 288 km 3) 168 km 4) Can’t be determined

**Q17) **The weight of a bag is 30 kg. But in a hurry it is measured as 31. 8 kg. What is the error percentage in measuring its weight?

1) 5.6% 2) 6% 3) 8.2% 4) 10%** **

**Q18) **5. The ratio of A and B ages is 2:5.The sum of their ages is 35.What will be the age of A after 5 years from now?

1) 2:3 2) 3:2 3) 5:7 4) None

**Q19) **The average salary of 20 workers in an office is Rs. 1900 per month. If the manager’s salary is added, the average salary becomes Rs. 2000 per month. What is the manager’s annual salary?

1) Rs. 24,000 2) Rs. 25,200 3) Rs. 45,600 4) None

**Q20) **In an exam, Kalpana gets 864 marks. How many marks does Harini get, if the ratio of the marks obtained by Kalpana, Malavika and Harini is 4 : 3 : 1?

1) 420 2) 216 3) 360 4) 512

**Key Paper**

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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 |

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4 | 2 | 1 | 3 | 3 | 1 | 4 | 3 | 3 | 3 |

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11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 |

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3 | 2 | 2 | 4 | 1 | 4 | 2 | 4 | 2 | 2 |