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The average expenditure of the hotel when there are 10 guests is Rs. 60 per guests and the average expenditure is Rs.40 when there are 20 Guests. If it is known that there are some fixed expenses irrespective of the number of guests then the average expenditure per guest  whe there are 40 guests in the hotel.

A) Rs. 30 B) Rs. 25
C) Rs. 20 D) can't be determined

Answer:   A) Rs. 30

Explanation:

Let the fixed expenditure of the hotel be Rs.x and the variable expenditure ( which is dependent on the guest ) is Rs.y , then

                   x + 10y = 600        ---------(1)

                   x + 20y = 800       ----------(2)

\inline \Rightarrow              10y = 200

           y = Rs. 20   and    x= 400

Hence the total expenditure when there are 40 guests = 400 + 40 x 20 = 1200

\inline \therefore average expenditure = \inline \frac{1200}{40} = Rs. 30

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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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The ratio of speeds of a car, a train and a bus is 5:9:4. The average speed of the car, the bus and the train is 72 km/hr together. What is the average speed of the car and the train together ?

A) 84 km/hr B) 96 km/hr
C) 72 km/hr D) 60 km/hr
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 84 km/hr

Explanation:

Let the speeds of the car, train and bus be 5x, 9x and 4x km/hr respectively.
Average speed = 5x + 9x + 4x/3 = 18x /3 = 6x km/hr.
Also, 6x = 72 => x = 12 km/hr
Therefore, the average speed of the car and train together is = = 7x = 7 x 12 = 84 km/hr.

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When all the students in a school are made to stand in rows of 54, 30 such rows are formed. If the students are made to stand in rows of 45, how many such rows will be formed ?

A) 22 B) 36
C) 32 D) 26
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 36

Explanation:

Total number of students = 54 x 30
When arranged in rows of 45, number of rows formed are,
= 36.

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20 men went to a restaurant. Ninteen of them paid Rs.70 each and the twentieth man paid Rs.90.25 more than the average of all the 20 men. What is the total bill ?

A) Rs. 1495 B) Rs. 548
C) Rs. 850 D) Rs. 1750
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rs. 1495

Explanation:

Let the average bill paid by twenty members = 'x'

But 19 men paid each = Rs. 70

20th man paid Rs. 90.25 more than the avg bill of 20 = x + 90.25

20x = 19(70) + x + 90.25
19x = 1330 + 90.25
19x = 1420.25
x = 1420.25/19 = Rs. 74.75

But the total bill = 20 x 74.75 = Rs. 1495.

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