﻿ Simplification Aptitude - Solved Questions # Splification - Quantitative Aptitude

Q1. A boy read 3/8 th of a book on one day and 4/5 th of the remainder on another day. If there were 60 pages unread, how many pages did the book contain ?
(a) 452
(b) 466
(c) 480
(d) 495

Q2. In a class, there are two sections A and B. if 10 students of section B shift over to section A, the strength of A becomes three times the strength of B. But if 10 students shift over from A to B, both A and B are equal in strength. How many students are there in sections A and B ?
(a) 35, 21
(b) 39, 25
(c) 44, 29
(d) 50, 30

Q3. Students of a class are made to stand in rows. If 4 students are extra in each row, there would be 2 rows less. If 4 students are less in each row, there would be 4 more rows. The number of students in the class is
(a) 77
(b) 79
(c) 85
(d) 96

Q4. On the Children's Day, sweet were distributed equally among 540 children. But, on that day 120 children were absent. Hence each child got 4 more sweets. How many sweets were to be distributed to each child originally ?
(a) 12
(b) 14
(c) 16
(d) 18

Q5. The difefrence of 19/16 and its reciprocal is
(a) 99/177
(b) 101/299
(c) 105/304
(d) 108/311

Q6. A sink contains exactly 12 liters of water. If water is drained from the sink until it holds 6 liters of water less than the quantity drained away, then how many liters of water were drained away ?
(a) 9 liters
(b) 11 liters
(c) 13 liters
(d) 16 liters

Q7. A total of 324 coins of 20 paise and 25 paise make a sum of Rs. 65. The number of 25 paise coins is
(a) 4
(b) 12
(c) 17
(d) 23

Q8. How many digits are required for numbering the pages of a book having 200 pages ?
(a) 457
(b) 492
(c) 521
(d) 556

Q9. Hari went to a shop to buy 50 Kg of rice. He buys two varities of rice which cost him Rs. 4.50 per Kg and Rs. 5 per Kg. He spends a total of Rs. 240. What was the quantity of cheaper rice bought by him ?
(a) 17 Kg
(b) 20 Kg
(c) 23 Kg
(d) 25 Kg

Q10. If (ab + bc + ca) = 0 then (1/a2-bc) + (1/b2-ca) + (1/c2-ab) = ?
(a) 0
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 4