Mathematics Questions for CDS & CAPF: 27th November

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Q3. A cistern can be filled with water by a pipe in 5 hours and it can be emptied by a second pipe in 4 hours. If both the pipes are opened when the cistern is full, the time in which it will be emptied is
(a) 9 hours
(b) 18 hours
(c) 20 hours
(d) 20 ½ hours

Q4. A does half as much work as B in one sixth of the time. If together they take 10 days to complete a work, how much time shall B take to do it alone?
(a) 70 days
(b) 30 days
(c) 40 days
(d) 50 days

Q5. A and B have monthly incomes in the ratio 5 : 6 and monthly expenditures in the ratio 3 : 4. If they save Rs. 1800 and Rs. 1600 respectively, find the monthly income of B:
(a) Rs. 3400
(b) Rs. 2700
(c) Rs. 1720
(d) Rs. 7200

Q6. If the price of rice is reduced by 20%, one can buy 2 kg more for Rs. 100. The reduced price of rice is:
(a) Rs. 50 per kg.
(b) Rs. 10 per kg
(c) Rs. 40 per kg.
(d) Rs. 5 per kg

Q7. A train running at 7/11 of its own speed reached a place in 22 hours. How much time could be saved if the train would run at its own speed?
(a) 14 hours
(b) 7 hours
(c) 8 hours
(d) 16 hours

Q8. The average age of 30 boys in a class is 15 years. One boy, aged 20 years, left the class, but two new boys came in his place whose ages differ by 5 years. If the average age of all the boys now in the class becomes 15 years, the age of the younger newcomer is:
(a) 20 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 10 years
(d) 8 years

Q9. The value of angles of a triangle are in arithmetic progression. Find the smallest angle.
(a) 10°
(b) 20°
(c) 25°
(d) All above are possible

Q10. If 5 men or 8 women can do a piece of work in 12 days, how many days will be taken by 2 men and 4 women to do the same work?
(a) 15 days
(b) 13 ½ days
(c) 13 1/3 days
(d) 10 days

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