Quant Quiz

1. 792.02 + 101.32 - 306.76 = ?
1) 893.34
2) 1200.10
3) 997.11
4) 586.58
5) None of these

2. The difference between a two-digit number and the number obtained by interchanging the positions of its digits is 36. What is the difference between the two digits of that number?
1) 4
2) 9
3) 3
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these


3. By how much is two-fifths of 200 greater than three fifths
of 125?
1) 15
2) 3
3) 5
4) 30
5) None of these

4. The area of a rectangular field is 460 square metres. If the
length is 15 per cent more than the breadth, what is the breadth of the rectangular field?
1) 15 metres
2) 26 metres
3) 34.5 metres
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

5. Deepa bought a calculator at 30% discount on the listed price. Had she not got the discount, she would have paid Rs 82.50 extra. At what price did she buy the calculator?
1) Rs 192.50
2) Rs 275
3) Rs 117.85
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

6. In how many different ways can be letters of the word SOFTWARE be arranged in such a way that the vowels always come together?
1) 13440
2) 1440
3) 360
4) 120
5) None of these

7. What will be the cost of gardening 1-metre-broad boundary around a rectangular plot having perimeter of 340 metres at the rate of Rs 10 per square metre?
1) Rs 3400
2) Rs 1700
3) Rs 3440
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

8. In how many different ways can a group of 4 men and 4 women be formed out of 7 men and 8 women?
1) 2450
2) 105
3) 1170
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

9. A certain amount earns simple interest of Rs 1750 after 7 years. Had the interest been 2% more, how much more interest would it have earned?
1) Rs 35
2) Rs 350
3) Rs 245
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

10. Seats for Maths, Physics and Biology are in the ratio of 5 : 7 : 8 respectively. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the respective ratio of increased seats?
1) 2 : 3 : 4
2) 6 : 7 : 8
3) 6 : 8 : 9
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these


1. 4; ? = 792.02 + 101.32 – 306.76 = 586.58
2. 1; Let the two-digit no. be 10x + y.
Then, (10x + y) - (10y + x) = 36
or, x - y = 4.
3. 3; Reqd no. = 2/5*200- 3/5*125  = 80 - 75 = 5
4 5; Let the breadth of the rectangular field be ‘x’ m.

 7. 3; Quicker Method:
Area of boundary = 2(width of boundary) × [length +
breadth of rectangular plot + 2 × width of boundary]










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