# Quantitative Aptitude Questions & Answers – Paper 4

**Q1)** An emptying pipe B can empty a full cistern in 42 minutes. How much part of the cistern will the pipe empty in 28 minutes?

1) 2/3 2) 3/4 3) 1/3 4) 6/7

**Q2)** A student has to get 40% of marks to pass the examination. Ram got 120 marks and got 20 marks more than the necessary to pass the exam. What is the maximum mark?

1) 200 2) 220 3) 240 4) 250

**Q3)** A shopkeeper sold a book at a profit of 12%.If he sold the book for Rs. 135 more he would have gained 21%.Find the price at which the shopkeeper purchased the book?

1) Rs. 1000 2) Rs. 1200 3) Rs. 1500 4) Rs. 1800

**Q4)** A boat’s man travels 30km downstream in 2hours and returns back in 6 hours. Find the speed of the stream.

1) 5 km/hr 2) 6 km/hr 3) 7.5 km/hr 4) 8 km/hr

**Q5)** One-fourth of a number exceeds one-sixteenth of the number by 3. Find four times the number.

1) 3 2) 12 3) 16 4) 64

**Q6)** The area of a square field is 25 sqm. What is the cost of fencing it at the rate of Rs.600 per meter?

1) Rs.12,000 2) Rs.1200 3) Rs.120 4) None

**Q7)** In a hospital there is a consumption of 60 liters of milk for 100 patients. How many patients will consume 72 liters of milk.

1) 120 2) 15 3) 180 4) None

**Q8)** A man spends 1/5th of his income on rent, 3/10th on food and 1/12th on other expenses. What fraction of his income does the man save?

1) 5/12 2) 3/4 3) 2/7 4) 1/8

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**Q9)** The base of a triangle is 14 cms and its height is 8 cms. What is its area in square center meters ?

1)112 2)149 3)156 4) None

**Q10)** A sum of money triples itself in 18 years under simple interest. What is the rate of interest per annum?

1) 9.09% 2) 11.11% 3) 9% 4) 18%

**Q11)** A bus travels from A to B at a speed of 65 kmph in one hour. If the speed is reduced by 15 kmph then, how much more time will it take to cover the same distance?

1) 12 minutes 2) 16 minutes 3) 18 minutes 4) 44 minutes

**Q12)** 240 liters of oil was poured into a tank and it was still 20% empty. How many liters of oil must be poured into the tank in order to fill it to the brim?

1) 60 liters 2) 48 liters 3) 70 liters 4) 50 liters

**Q13)** The average mark of a class in a test was 76. The average mark of the boys in the class who are 30 in number is 78 and that of the girls is 70. Find the total strength of the class.

1) 40 2) 80 3) 30 4) 60

**Q14)** A 40 liter solution contains milk and water in the ratio of 3:1. How many liters of water need to be added so that ratio changes to 2:1

1) 5 2) 10 3) 20 4) 30

**Q15)** Balu completed 6/11th of a piece of work in 18 days. How many days will he take to complete the total work?

1) 15 2) 18 3) 33 4) 36

**Q16)** A train leaves Hyderabad for Bangalore at 6:00 a. m. at a speed of 72 kmph. Another train leaves Bangalore for Hyderabad at 8:00 a. m. at a speed of 54 kmph. How far from Hyderabad will the two trains meet?

1) 144 km 2) 216 km 3) 314 km 4) Can’t be determined

**Q17)** A teacher by mistake entered a student’s mark as 320 instead of 400. Find the percentage error?

1) 20% 2) 25% 3) 40% 4) 80%

**Q18)** The ratio of A and B’s ages is 4:7 and the sum of their ages is 55 years. What will be the ratio of their ages after 9 years?

1) 19 : 17 2) 29 : 44 3) 39 : 55 4) None

**Q19)** The average age of a class of 20 students in 21years. If the teacher’s age is also included then the average age becomes 22. Find the age of the teacher.

1) 40 2) 41 3) 42 4) 43

**Q20)** Two numbers are in the ratio 7 : 16. If 10 is added to both the numbers, then the ratio will be 1 : 2. Find the numbers.

1) 70 and 160 2) 70 and 150 3) 45 and 90 4) 35 and 80

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