Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for CAT

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1. Multiply 5746320819 by 125

(a) 748, 290, 103, 375

(b) 728, 490, 301, 375

(c) 718, 290, 102, 375

(d) 798, 290, 102, 975

2. A series of books was published at seven year
interval. When the seventh book was issued, the sum of the publication years
was 13,524. When was the first book published?

(a) 1932           (b)
1942           (c) 1911           (d) 1917

3. In a given period of days, it was
observed that when it rained in afternoon, it had been clear in the morning,
and when it rained in the morning, it was clear in the afternoon. It rained on
9 days and was clear on 6 afternoons and 7 mornings. How long was the period?

(a) 21               (b)
17               (c) 13               (d) 11

                       

4. The traffic lights at three different
road crossings change after every 48 sec, 72 sec and 108 sec respectively. If
they all change simultaneously at 8 : 20 : 00 hours, then they will again
change simultaneously at:

(a) 8 : 27 : 12 hrs         (b) 8 : 27 : 24 hrs         (c)
8 : 27 : 36 hrs         (d) 8 : 27 : 48
hrs

           

5. If 1/4 of 20 is 6 then 1/5 of 10 is

(a) 3                 (b)
4                 (c) 22/5           (d) 21/2

6. Which pair from below will not satisfy the equation
187x – 104y = 41?

(a) x = 3, y = 5                         (b)
x = 107, y = 192          (c) x = 211, y = 379                        (d) x = 314, y = 565

7.  If 1.125 x
10^k = .001125, then the value of k is

(a) -4               (b)
-3               (c) -2               (d) -l

8. 10 people start a club. If there had
been five more in the group, the initial expenses to each would have been Rs.100
less. What was initial cost per person?

(a) 250             (b)
300             (c) 500             (d) 400

9. A 27 quartz capacity car radiator is
filled with 18% alcohol solution. How many quartz be drained and then be
replaced by a 90% alcohol solution for resulting solution to contain 42%
alcohol.

(a) 9 quartz                 (b) 7 quartz                 (c)
11 quartz                (d) 14 quartz

10. If 70% of adult males of a community
have brown eyes, 75% have dark hair, 85% are over 5’8″ tall and 90% weigh
more than 140 pounds, what percent at least have all four characteristics?

(a) 60%            (b)
45%            (c) 20%            (d) 48%

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