# Quantitative Ability Quiz for CMAT, MAT

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**1. Arun has 800 shares of par value Rs.50 each and 600 debentures of par
value Rs.100 each of a company. The company pays an annual dividend of 6% on
the shares and interest of 12% on the debentures. The rate of return on his
investment is: **

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(1) 8% (2) 9.6% (3) 10.6% (4) 8.6%** **

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**2. A clock strikes 4 taking 9 seconds. In order to strike 12 at the same
rate, the time taken is: **

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(1) 36 seconds (2) 27

seconds (3) 30 seconds (4) 33 seconds ** **

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**3. A Chartered Accountant applies for a job in two firms X and Y. The ability
of his being selected in firm X is 0.7, and being rejected at Y is 0.5. What is
the probability that he will be selected in one of the firms? **

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(1) 0.8 (2) 0.25 (3) 0.4 (4) 0.75 ** **

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**4. Two small circular parks of diameters 16 m, 12 m are to be replaced by a
bigger circular park. What would be the radius of this new park, if the new
park has to occupy the same space as the two small parks? **

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(1) 15 m (2) 10 m (3) 20 m (4) 25 m ** **

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**5. A conical vessel of base radius 2 cm and height 3 cm is filled with
kerosene. This liquid leaks through a hole in the bottom and collects in a
cylindrical jar of radius 2 cm. The kerosene level in the jar is: **

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(1) π cm (2) 1.5 cm (3) 1 cm (4)

3 cm ** **

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**6. The angle of elevation of an aeroplane from a point on the ground is
45°. After 15 seconds flight, the elevation changes to 30°. If the aeroplane is
flying at a height of 3000 m, the speed of the plane in km per hour is: **

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(1) 208.34 (2) 306.72 (3) 402.56 (4) 527** **

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**7. An investor earns 3% return on 1/4th of his capital, 5% on 2/3rd and 11%
on the remainder. What is the average rate of return he earns on his total
capital? **

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(1) 10% (2) 5% (3) 5.5% (4) 10.5% ** **

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**8. Mixture of milk and water has been kept in two separate containers.
Ratio of milk to water in one of the containers is 5 : 1 and in the other
container it is 7 : 2. In what ratio should the mixtures of these two
containers be added together so that the quantity of milk in the new mixture
may become 80%? **

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(1) 3 : 2 (2) 2 : 3 (3) 4 : 5 (4) None of these ** **

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**9. Rahul started a business with a capital of Rs.8,000. After six months,
Sanjay joined him with investment of some capital. If at the end of the year
each of them gets equal amount as profit, how much did Sanjay invest in the
business? **

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(1) Rs.17,500 (2)

Rs.18,000 (3) Rs.16,000 (4) Rs.16,500 ** **

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**10. Sita buys a fridge at 15/16 of its original value and sells it for 10%
more than its value. Then, gain % is: **

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(1) 15.55 (2) 11.67 (3)

16.67 (4) None of these** **

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**Answers**

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**1(2) 2(2)
3(4) 4(2) 5(3) 6(4)
7(4) 8(4) 9(3)
10(4) **