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1. In counting n coloured balls, some red and some black, it was found that
49 of the first 50 counted were red. Thereafter, 7 out of every 8 counted were
red. If, in all, 90% or more of the balls counted were red, the maximum value
of n is :

(1) 225             (2) 210             (3) 200             (4)
180

2. A gives B as many rupees as B has and C as many rupees as C has.
Similarly, B then gives A and C as many rupees as each then has. C, similarly,
then gives A and B as many` rupees as each then has. If each finally has 16 rupees,
with how many rupees does A start?

(1) 26               (2) 28               (3) 30                (4) 32

3. A person starting with 64 rupees and making 6 bets, wins three times and
loses three times, the wins and loses occurring in random order. The chance for
a win is equal to the chance for a loss. If each wager is for half the money
remaining at the time of the bet, then the final result is :

(1) a gain of Rs. 27

(2) a loss of Rs. 37

(3) neither a gain nor a loss

(4) a gain or a loss depending upon the order in which the wins and losses
occur

4. In racing over a given distance d at uniform speed, A can beat B by 20
metres, B can beat C by 10 metres, and A can beat C by 28 metres. Then d, in
metres, equals :

(1) 58               (2) 100             (3) 116             (4)
120

5. The graph of (x^2) – 4(y^2) = 0 is :

(1) a parabola

(2) an ellipse

(3) a pair of straight lines

(4) none of these

6. A jobber buys an article at “Rs. 24 less 12 (1/2) %”. He then
wishes to sell the article at a gain of 33 (1/3) % of his cost after allowing a
20% discount on his marked price. At what price, in rupees, should the article
be marked?

(1) 30.00                      (2) 33.60                       (3) 40.00
(4) none of
these

7. A farmer bought 749 sheep. He sold 700 of them for the price paid for
the 749 sheep. The remaining 49 sheep were sold at the same price per head as
the other 700. Based on the cost, the percent gain on the entire
transaction

(1) 6.5              (2) 6.75             (3) 7.0
(4) 7.5

8. Two numbers are such that their difference, their sum, and their product
are to one another as 1 : 7 : 24. The product of the two numbers is :

(1) 6                 (2) 12               (3) 24               (4)
48

9. In a ten-kilometres race First beats Second by 2 kilometres and First
beats Third by 4 kilometres. If the runners maintain constant speeds throughout
the race, by how many kilometres does Second beat Third?

(1) 2 (1/4)                   (2) 2 (1/2)                   (3) 2 (3/4)                   (4)
3

10. Thirty-one magazines are arranged from left to right in order of
increasing prices. The price of each magazine differs by Rs. 2 from that of
each adjacent magazine. For the price of the magazine at the extreme right a

(1) The adjacent magazine referred to is at the left of the middle
magazine.

(2) The middle magazine sells for Rs. 36.

(3) The most expensive magazine sells for Rs. 64.

(4) None of these is correct.

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