Arithmetic (IAS Prelims CSAT PaperII (Aptitude)): Questions 1  3 of 8
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Question number: 1
» Arithmetic » Numbers and Counting » Basic Arithmetic Operations
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
A and B decide to travel from place X to place Y by bus. A has Rs. 10 with him and he finds that it is 80 % of the bus fare for two persons. B finds that he has Rs. 3 with him and hands it over to A. In this context, which one of the following statements is correct?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  A still needs Rs. 2 for buying the tickets. 

b.  After buying the two tickets A will be left with 50 paisa. 

c.  The money A now has is still not sufficient to buy two tickets. 

d.  Now the money A has is just enough to buy two tickets. 

Question number: 2
» Arithmetic » Numbers and Counting » Basic Arithmetic Operations
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
A straight line segment is 36 cm long. Points are to be marked on the line from both the end points. From each end, the first point is at a distance of 1 cm from the end, the second point is at a distance of 2 cm from the first point and the third point is at a distance of 3 cm from the second point and so on. If the points on the ends are not counted and the common points are counted as one, what is the number of points?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  14 

b.  12 

c.  10 

d.  16 

Question number: 3
» Arithmetic » Sets and Venn Diagrams
Appeared in Year: 2014
Question
Out of a total of 120 musicians in a club, 5 % can play all the three instruments, guitar, violin and flute. It so happens that the number of musicians who can play any two and only two of the above instruments is 30. The number of musicians who can play the guitar alone is 40. What is the total number of those who can play violin alone or flute alone?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  30 

b.  38 

c.  45 

d.  44 
