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8## Q: Mr. Shankar spends 25% of his monthly salary on household expenditure, 20% of the remaining on children’s education, and the remaining is equally invested in three different schemes. If the amount invested in each scheme is Rs.5600, what is the monthly salary of Shankar ? 789 05b5cc74fe4d2b4197774fb30

5b5cc74fe4d2b4197774fb30- 1Rs. 34000false
- 2Rs. 31245false
- 3Rs. 24315false
- 4Rs. 28000true

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## Answer : 4. "Rs. 28000"

Explanation :

Answer: D) Rs. 28000 Explanation: Let the monthly salary of Shankar be = Rs.xAmount invested on expenditure = 25% = x/4;Remaning amount = 3x/4;Amount invested on children education = 20% i.e = 3x/20;Remaining amount = 3x/4 - 3x/20 = 3x/5;Remaining amount invested in three different schemes i.e is 1/3(3x/5) => x/5 = 5600Therefore x = 28000Hence, Monthly salary of Shankar is Rs. 28,000.

## Q: What was the day of the week on 17th June, 1998 ? 2235 65b5cc761e4d2b4197774fd16

5b5cc761e4d2b4197774fd16- 1Mondayfalse
- 2Tuesdayfalse
- 3Wednesdaytrue
- 4Fridayfalse

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## Answer : 3. "Wednesday"

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Answer: C) Wednesday Explanation: 17th June, 1998 = (1997 years + Period from 1.1.1998 to 17.6.1998)Odd days in 1600 years = 0Odd days in 300 years = 197 years has 24 leap years + 73 ordinary years.Number of odd days in 97 years ( 24 x 2 + 73) = 121 = 2 odd days.Jan. Feb. March. April. May. June.(31 + 28 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 17) = 168 days168 days = 24 weeks = 0 odd day.Total number of odd days = (0 + 1 + 2 + 0) = 3.Given day is Wednesday.

## Q: If the true discount on sum due 2 years hence at 14% per annum be Rs. 168, the sum due is ? 3078 45b5cc723e4d2b4197774f6a4

5b5cc723e4d2b4197774f6a4- 1Rs.948false
- 2Rs.876false
- 3Rs.768true
- 4Rs.658false

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## Answer : 3. "Rs.768"

Explanation :

Answer: C) Rs.768 Explanation: P.W. = 100×T.DR×T = 100×16814×2 = 600. Sum = (P.W. + T.D.) = Rs. (600 + 168) = Rs. 768.

## Q: If the third day of a month is Tuesday, which of the following would be the 4th day before the 27th day of that month? 660 15b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751ed9

5b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751ed9- 1Tuesdayfalse
- 2Mondaytrue
- 3Wednesdayfalse
- 4Sundayfalse

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## Answer : 2. "Monday"

Explanation :

Answer: B) Monday Explanation: Dates on which Tuesday fall are 3,10,17, and 24 Hence, the 27th day of the month will be (Tuesday + 3 days=)Friday Required day of the month = Friday - 4 = Monday

## Q: Sandhya's birthday falls on 15th August and Minu's birthday falls on 25th June. If Minu's birthday was on Wednesday, what was the day on Sandhya's birthday in the same year? 648 05b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751ec5

5b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751ec5- 1Fridaytrue
- 2Mondayfalse
- 3Tuesdayfalse
- 4Saturdayfalse

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## Answer : 1. "Friday"

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Answer: A) Friday Explanation: Total days from 25th June to 15th August = 5 + 31 + 15 = 51 days 51/7 = 7 weeks and 2 days August 15 = Wednesday + 2 = Friday

## Q: In a class of 50 students M is eighth from top. H is 20th from bottom. How many students are there between M and H? 623 05b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751ebb

5b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751ebb- 122true
- 223false
- 324false
- 4can't be determinedfalse

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## Answer : 1. "22"

Explanation :

Answer: A) 22 Explanation: M is 8th from the top. H is (50 - 20 + 1 =) 31 st from the top. Number of students between M and H = (31 - 8- 1=)22

## Q: In a row of thirty boys, R is fourth from the right end and W is tenth from the left end . How many boys are there between R and W? 613 05b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751eb6

5b5cc7f3e4d2b41977751eb6- 115false
- 216true
- 317false
- 4can't be determinedfalse

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## Answer : 2. "16"

Explanation :

Answer: B) 16 Explanation: W = 10th from the left R = 4th from the right = (30 - 4 + 1= ) 27th from left No of boys between R and W = (27 - 10) - 1 = 16

## Q: What should come next in the following number series? 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 561 05b5cc7f2e4d2b41977751ea7

5b5cc7f2e4d2b41977751ea7- 19false
- 28false
- 37false
- 46true

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## Answer : 4. "6"

Explanation :

Answer: D) 6 Explanation: Here the series is: 987654321, 87654321, 7654321, 65...