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123 typists typeed 984 papers in 1/15 hour. The number of papers typed for  minute by a average typist is:

A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 5

Answer:   B) 2

Explanation:

Use unitary method:

In \inline \frac{1}{15} hours, 123 typists can type 984 paper

In 1 minute, 123 typists can type  \inline \frac{984}{4} = 246 papers

In 1 minute, 1 typist can type \inline \frac{246}{123} =2 papers      [ Hint \inline \frac{1}{15} hours = 4 minutes]

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What will be the cost of building a fence around a square plot with area equal to 289 sq ft, if the price per foot of building the fence is Rs. 58 ?

A) Rs. 3748 B) Rs. 3847
C) Rs. 3944 D) Rs. 3154
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rs. 3944

Explanation:

Let the side of the square plot be 'a' ft.
Given area of the plot (a x a) = 289 => a = 17
Length of the fence = Perimeter of the plot = 4a = 68 ft.
Cost of building the fence = 68 x 58 = Rs. 3944.

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The average weight of a group of boys is 30 kg. After a boy of weight 35 kg joins the group, the average weight of the group goes up by 1 kg. Find the number of boys in the group originally ?

A) 6 B) 8
C) 4 D) 5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 4

Explanation:

Let the number of boys in the group originally be x.
Total weight of the boys = 30x
After the boy weighing 35 kg joins the group, total weight of boys = 30x + 35
So 30x + 35 + 31(x + 1) = > x = 4.

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The average age of the district level hockey team of eleven is 22 years.The average age gets increased by 1 year when the coach age is also included.what is the age of the coach ?

A) 33 yrs B) 34 yrs
C) 35 yrs D) 36 yrs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 34 yrs

Explanation:

Total age of players in team = 22 x 11 = 242
When coach is included, total members = 12, Avg age increases by one becomes 23
Total age when coach is included = 23x12 = 276
Age of coach = 276-242 = 34 yrs.

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In a cinema hall for the matinee show which started at 2.30 pm and ended at 5.30 pm the vehicle parking lot had only three wheelers (auto rickshaws) and four wheelers. Today the wheels of the vehicles parked was counted and found to be 240. What could be the number of three wheelers parked therein ?

A) 48 B) 41
C) 45 D) 43
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 48

Explanation:

3X + 4y = 240
by substitute through options 48 is correct

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The average of a non-zero number and its square is 11 times the number. The number is ?

A) 22 B) 21
C) 11 D) 17
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 22

Explanation:

Let the number be 'x'.

= 11x
= 22x
=> x = 22.

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