# Arithmetic-Numbers and Counting (IAS Prelims CSAT Paper-II (Aptitude)): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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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 | |
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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 | |
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a. | 14 | |

b. | 12 | |

c. | 10 | |

d. | 16 |