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In an election, there were two candidates only. The candidate who got 62% of the total votes polled and was elected by a majority of 192 votes. The total number of votes polled was? 

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What is 70 of 50?

A) 35 B) 38
C) 42 D) 44
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 35

Explanation:

what is 70 of 50 means 70% of 50

 

70 x 50100= 7 x 5= 35

 

Hence, 70 of 50 is 35.

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Mohan spends 23% of an amount of money on an insurance policy, 33% on food, 19% on children’s education and 16% on recreation. He deposits the remaining amount of Rs. 504 in bank. How much amount does he spend on food and insurance policy together?

A) Rs. 2326 B) Rs. 5876
C) Rs. 1741 D) Rs. 3136
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Rs. 3136

Explanation:

Let total amount = Rs. P

Total expenditure = (23 + 33 + 19 + 16)% of P = 91%ofP

Remaining money = (100 - 91)% of P = 9% of P

But given in the question that,

9% of P = 504

9p/100 = 504

=> P = 50400/9

=> P = Rs. 5600

 

Required money spent on Food & Insurance = 23 + 33 %

= 56% of 5600

= 56 x 5600/100 = 56 x 56 = Rs. 3136

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Rs. 69 were divided among 115 family members so that each lady gets 50 paise less than each gentleman, and each gentleman received twice the paise as each lady received. Find the number of  gentlemen in the family?

A) 23 B) 92
C) 48 D) 52
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 23

Explanation:

Total number of female members = 115

Let the number of males = x

Number of females = y

=> x + y = 115  ......(1)

According to the given data,

x + y(0.50) = 69 ......(2)

From (1) & (2), we get

0.5y = 46

=> y = 46 x 2 = 92

=> x = 115 - 92 = 23

 

Hence, required number of gentlemen in the family = x = 23.

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30% of 500 rupees is?

A) Rs. 180 B) Rs. 150
C) Rs. 120 D) Rs. 240
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rs. 150

Explanation:

Given 30% of 500

= 30100 x 500= 30 x 5= 150

 

Hence, 30% of Rs. 500 = Rs. 150.

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3.2% of 500 × 2. 4% of ? = 312

A) 812.5 B) 829.75
C) 749.85 D) 799.5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 812.5

Explanation:

Given 3.2% of 500 × 2. 4% of ? = 312Then,3.2 x 500100 x 2.4 x ?100 = 31216 x 2.4x?100 = 3129.6 x ?25 = 3129.6 x ? = 7800? = 78009.6? = 812.5

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12 as a percentage?

A) 50% B) 5%
C) 0.5% D) 0.05%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 50%

Explanation:

1/2 as a percentage means

1/2 = 0.5 in decimal

Now, in percentage means 0.5 x 100% = 50%.

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36 of what number is 18?

A) 38 B) 42
C) 50 D) 62
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 50

Explanation:

Let the required number be 'p'

36 of what number is 18 implies 36% of p = 18

=> 36 x p/100 = 18

=> p = 1800/36

=> p = 50.

 

Hence, 36% of 50 is 18.

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Sneha’s weight is 140% of Veena’s weight. Rina’s weight is 90% of Sana’s weight. Sana weighs twice as much as Veena. If Sneha’s weight is x% of Rina’s weight, then x is equal to:

A) 596/9 B) 605/9
C) 645/9 D) 700/9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 700/9

Explanation:

Let Veena's weight = 1 kg

Sana's weight = 2 kg

Sneha's weight = 1.4 kg

Rina's weight = 1.8 kg

Now,according to the given data in the question,

1.8x100 = 1.4

 

x = 1.4 × 1001.8 = 7009 = 77 79.

 

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