QUANTITATIVE

This section assesses the basic quantitative skills of the candidate. The section is developed in the light of the basic quantitative concepts.

1. Of the 20 people who won prize money, 7 have come forward to claim their winnings. What percent of the people have not yet appeared?

A. 20%

B. 35%

C. 42%

D. 65%

E. 70%

2.What single discount is equivalent to two successive discounts of 10% and 15%?

A. 25%

B. 24%

C. 24.5%

D. 23.5%

E. 22%

3. If 27 power n=9power8 , then n =?

A. 4/3

B. 2

C. 8/3

D. 3

E. 8

4.If 2power x .2 power y=3 power z,x+y/z=?

A. 1.330

B. 1.750

C. 0.750

D. 1.585

E. 1.425

5.(a + 2i)(b – i) =

A. a + b - i

B. ab + 2

C. ab + (2b - a)i + 2

D. ab - 2

E. ab + (2b - a)i – 2

6.If the result obtained by multiplyinga number, x, by a number 1 less than itself is 4 less than multiplying x by itself, then x =?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

E. 5

7.Which of the following is closest to the square root of 1/2?

A. 0.25

B. 0.5

C. 0.6

D. 0.7

E. 0.8

8.The sum of five odd numbers is always:

A. even

B. divisible by three

C. divisible by five

D. a prime number

E. none of the above

9.If 3m < 48 and 2m > 24, then m couldequal which of the following?

A. 10

B. 12

C. 14

D. 16

E. 18

10.The area of a 2-foot-wide walk arounda garden that is 30 feet long and

20 feet wide is:

A. 104 sq. ft.

B. 216 sq. ft.

C. 680 sq. ft.

D. 704 sq. ft.

E. 1416 sq. ft.

Answers:

D

D

C

D

C

D

D

E

C

B

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