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# Syntel Paper 3

## 1.In a right angled isosceles triangle ABC,where angle B = 90 degrees,BM is the

median on AC,then
1.AB2+BC2=4BM2
2.AB2+BC2=2BM2
3.AB2+BC2=BM2
4.AB2+BC2=7BM2
2.A sum of money put at compound interest amounts to Rs.2205 in 2 years and to R
s.2315.25 in 3 years.Find the rate of interest per annum is :
1.10%
2.5%
3.8%
4.6%
5.None of these.
3.If A:B=2:3 and B:C=5:6 then A:B:C is :
1. 15:10:18
2. 10:18:15
3. 18:15:10
4. 10:15:18
4.The difference between simple interest and compound interest on Rs.P at R% p.a
in 2 years is :
1. PR/100
2. 2PR/100
3. PR2/100
4. PR2/(100)2
5.The rate at which Rs.64 will amount to Rs.125 in 3 years at compound interest
will be :
1. 15%
2. 25%
3. 20%
4. 50%
8. A shopkeeper marks up his goods to gain 35%.But he allows 10% discount for ca
sh payment. His profit on the cash transaction therefore in percentage is:
1.13 ½
2.21 ½
3.25
4.31 ½
5.none
9.Fine the positive value of n when the sum of 5+7+9+ ..=140.
1. 10
2. 8
3. 6
4. 5
10. The average age of an adult class is 30 years. 12 new students with an avera
ge age of 32 years join the class, thereby increasing the average age of the cla
ss by one year. The original strength of the class was:
1. 8
2. 10
3. 12
4. 30
11.The mean of 100 observations was calculated as 40. If it was found later that
one of the observations was mis-read as 83 instead of 53, the correct mean is :
1. 39.0
2. 39.7
3. 40.3
4. 42.7
12. The average of the reciprocals of x and y is :
1. 2xy/(x+y)
2. 2(x+y)/xy
3. (x+y)/(2xy)
4. (x+y)/(x-y)
13. If the length of a rectangle is increased by 50% and its breadth is decrease
d by 25% what is the percentage change in its area:
1. 12.5% increase
2. 10% increase
3. 25% increase
4. 20% decrease
14. A cone and a sphere have equal radii and equal volumes. The ratio of the dia
meter of the sphere to the height of the cone is :
1. 3:1
2. 1:3
3. 6:1
4. 1:2
15. Three equal circles are described with vertices of the triangle as centers.
If the radius of each circle is r, the sum of areas of the portions of the circl
es intercepted in a triangle is :
1. 2*pi*r*r
2. (3/2)*pi*r*r
3. pi*r*r
4. (1/2)*pi*r*r
16. A candidate was asked to find 7/8 of a positive number. He found 7/18th of t
he same by mistake. If his answer was 770 less than the correct one, then the or
iginal given number was:
1. 1260
2. 6160
3. 1548
4. none
17. The remainder obtained when any prime number, greater than 6, is divided by
6 must be:
1. either 1 or 2
2. either 1 or 3
3. either 1 or 5
4. either 3 or 5
18. A certain number of 2 digits, is four times the sum of its digits. If 9 were
added to the number, the digits are reversed. Find the number:
1. 15
2. 12
3. 21
4. 51
19. The majority against a certain motion is equal to 8% of the total number of
voting. If 14 of those who voted against it had voted for it, the motion would h
ave been carried by 4 votes. Find the number voting for and against :
1. for:138,against:162
2. for:160,against:185
3. for:130,against:170
4. for:162,against:138
20. A bus traveled from station A to station B at a speed of u/1 kmph and travel
ed back from B to A at u/2 kmph. What is the average speed of the bus:
1. (1/u/1 + 1/u/2)/2
2. (u/1 + u/2)/2
3.2u/1.u/2/(u/1+u/2)
4. 2u/1.u/2 /(u/1-u/2)
21. The cost price of an article, which on being sold at a gain of 12% yield RS.
6 more than when it is sold at a loss of 12%, is:
1. Rs:24
2. Rs:25
3. Rs:30
4. Rs:20
22. The price of sugar increases by 32%. A family reduces its consumption so tha
t the expenditure of the sugar is up only by 10%. If the total consumption of th
e sugar before the price-rise was 10 Kg per month, then the consumption of sugar
per month at present (in Kg) is:
1. 8 1/3
2. 8 ½
3. 8 ¾
4. 9
23. An article is sold at 12.5% profit. If it had been sold at 5% loss, the sell
ing price would have been Rs.9.80 less. The cost price of the article is:
1. Rs.58
2. Rs.56
3. Rs.54
4. Rs.46
24. Two friends invested Rs.1500 and Rs.2500 in a business. They earned a profit
of Rs.800. one half of the profit was divided equally between them and other ha
lf was divided in proportion of their capitals. How much did each of them receiv
e?
1. Rs.370 and Rs.430
2. Rs.350 and Rs.450
3. Rs.360 and Rs.440
4. Rs.375 and Rs.425
25. ABCD is a squared, E is the mid-point of BC and F is the mid-point of CD. Th
e ratio of the area of triangle AEF to the area of the square ABCD is:
1. 1:4
2. 1:3
3. 3:8
4. 1:2
26. ABC is an equilateral triangle inscribed in a circle. P is any point on the
minor arc BC. Then:
1. PA < (PB+PC)
2. PA > (PB+PC)
3. PA = PB+PC
4. PA = ½ (PB+PC)
27. In a triangle ABC , a line XY is drawn parallel to BC meeting AB in X and AC
in Y. The area of the triangle AXY is half of the area of the triangle ABC.XY d
ivides AB in the ratio of :
1. 1 : root2
2. root2 : (root2-1)
3. 1 : (root2-1)
4. root2 : root3
28.Five mangoes and four oranges cost as much as three mangoes and seven oranges
.What is the ratio of the cost of one mango to the cost of one orange?
1. 4:3
2. 1:3
3. 3:2
4. 5:2
29.If x men working x hours a day for x days produce x articles, then the number
of articles produced by y men working y hours a day for y days is :
1.(x*x*x)/(y*y*y)
2. (x*x)/(y*y*y)
3. (y*y*y)/(x*x)
4. (x*x)/(y*y)
30. x,y,z,u are real numbers such that x:y = y:z=z:u and x:u =64:27.The value of
x:z is :
1. 64:27
2. 16:9
3. 4:3
4. 3:4
31.A man borrowed Rs.1000 at 5% per annum at simple interest.Each year he pays R
s.200 for interest and part of debt.The amount that is left to be paid back in t
he end of 3 years is :
1.Rs.850.00
2. Rs.826.13
3. Rs.692.50
4. Rs.527.13
32.A monkey climbing up a pole ascends 6 meters and slips 3 meters in alternate
minutes.This way he continues climbing the pole.If the pole is 60meters height,h
ow long will it take the monkey to reach the top:
1. 31 minutes
2. 33 minutes
3. 35 minutes
4. 37 minutes.
33.Two trains start from stations A and B and travels towards each other at spee
ds of 50km/hour and 60km/hour respectively.At time of their meeting the second t
rain has traveled 120km more than the first.The distance between A and B is:
1. 990km
2. 1200km
3. 1320km
4. 1440km
34.A and B can do a piece of work in 6 2/3 and 5 days respectively.they work tog
ether for 2 days and then A leaves.In how many days after that will B complete t
he work alone?
1. 1 ½
2. 2 ¼
3. 3 days
4. 7 days
35.Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 4 hours and 5 hours respectively.If they
are turned up alternatively for one hour each,then time taken to fill the tank
is:
1. 2 hrs 15mins
2. 4 hrs 24mins
3. 5 hrs
4. 3 hrs
36.An electric device makes a beep after 60 seconds and an another one after 62 se
conds.They beeped together at 10.00a.m.Again they will beep at
1. 10.30 hrs
2. 10.31 hrs
3. 10.59 hrs
4. 11.00 hrs
37. A man has Rs.210 in coins alone.The coins consist of one rupee. 50p and 25p
whose numbers from a ratio of 5 : 6 : 8 respectively.How many coins are there in
the 50pdenomination?
1. 210
2. 126
3. 105
4. 168
38.The L.C.M of three different numbers is 120. Which of the following cannot be
their H.C.F?
1. 8
2. 12
3. 24
4. 30 and 24.
39.A sphere of radius 2 cm is put into water contained in a cylinder of radius 4
cm.If the sphere is completely immersed in the water, the water level in the cy
linder rises by :
1. 2cm
2. 1/3 cm
3. ½ cm
4. 2/3 cm
40.The number of students in a school kept changing every year.In the year 1999,
the total number of students in the school was 1000.In the year 2000,it is incr
eased by 20%.In 2001,it again increased by 20%, but in 2002,it decreased by 5%.F
ind the number of students in the school at the end of year 2002 :
1. 1300
2.1368
3. 1400
4. 1638
41.A stock of rice is enough for 100 men for 60 days.How long will the same stoc
ks of rice last for 500 men:
1. 9
2. 5
3. 6
4. 10
42.If on burning 6 gas ovens for 6 hrs per day, an amount of Rs.45 is spent for
8 days, then by spending Rs.60 how many gas ovens can be burnt 5 hrs per day for
10 days?
1. 8
2. 16
3. 12
4. 6
5. 18
43.The cistern is filled in 9 hours and it takes 10 hours when there is a leak i
n its bottom.If the cistern is full,in what time shall the leak empty it?
1.90 hours
2.94 hours
3.92 hours
4.91 hours
5.none of these.
44.A sum of money yields at compound interest Rs.200 and Rs.220 at the end of fi
rst and second year respectively.the rate % is :
1. 20
2. 15
3. 10
4. 5
5. 11
45.In what time will a man receive Rs.85 as compound interest on Rs.320 at 12 ½ %
per annum , compounded annually?
1. 4 ½ years
2. 2 ½ years
3. 2 years
4. 5 years
5. 3 ½ years
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a. window:bedroom b. lument:barevemant
c. pot:pan d. face:penalty
2. negligent:requirement::
remises:duty cognet:argument
easy:hard careful:position
3 Germ:disease::
man:women doctor:medicine
war:destrustion shopkeeper:goods
4 bouquet:flower::