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In a wholesale shop, 3 tonnes of rice and 2 tonnes of wheat cost Rs. 800, one tonne of wheat and two and a half tonnes of barley cost Rs. 850 and 3 tonnes of maize and half tonne of barley cost Rs. 3150. If I plan to buy 5 tonnes each of the 4 grains, what is my total outflow ?

8200

8900

9200

8600

8000

In a test of 12 questions, a candidate gets 1 mark for every right answer, 0 for unanswered questions, and a negative 0.25 for every wrong answer. What are the total number of ways in which a particular candidate may score a positive integral value of net score ?

21

17

13

18

23

The weather during SureshBalaâ€™s vacation was strange. It rained on 15 different days, but it never rained for a whole day. Rainy mornings were followed by clear afternoons. Rainy afternoons were preceded by clear mornings. There were 12 clear mornings and 13 clear afternoons in all. How long was the vacation?

22 days

15 days

18 days

None of these

20 days

Two teams participating in a competition had to take a test in a given time. Team B chose a test with 300 questions, and team A the test with 10% less questions. Team A completed the test 3 hours before schedule while team B completed it 6 hours before schedule. If team B answered 7 questions more than team A per hour, how many questions did team A answer per hour ?

15

16

22

20

In a strike called by a union, a part of the 1500 employees of the company reported for work while the others were on strike. The next day, 4% of the striking workers reported for work and 6% of the working employees joined the strike. If number of striking workers on both days were the same, how many workers were striking ?

840

860

820

900

880

In a charity show an NGO invites donors to raise money for earthquake relief. The NGO manages to get 40% of the targeted funds from 60% of the donors. 10% of the donors are unable to make any payment. If the NGO still manages to raise the targeted amount, then how much more do the remaining donors pay over the average paid by all donors who attended the charity show ?

100%

180%

120%

150%

A milkman claims to sell milk at the cost price but actually mixes water and milk in the ratio 1 : 4. By selling this product, his revenue is Rs. 600 every day. The amount of milk remains the same every day. One day his revenue is Rs. 560 by selling the product at its normal fixed price of Rs. 10 per litre. What is the proportion of water in milk on that day ?

20%

14.28%

15%

12%

16.66%

What is the number of digits in 48^{4Ã—5}12 ?

14

In a test of 100 marks, 3 participants A, B and C score a total of 240. In another test of 150 marks, three participants C, D and E score an average of 65 marks. If all participants score integral values as scores, then what is the maximum possible average marks scored by C if no person among the 5 scored full marks or less than 30% marks ?

89

143

146

102

87

For what values of â€˜xâ€™ is 3|x| â€“ |x â€“ 3| > 0

I. x>=3 II. x>=0 III. x>=3/4 IV. x<=-3/2

Only I and IV

Only I

Only II and IV

Only III and IV

Only IV

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