# Mathematics Questions for CDS & AFCAT: 24th January

Dear Students, Defence Adda is providing you all with this quiz on Mathematics questions for CDS, AFCAT, CAPF and other Defence Examinations. The questions asked in Mathematics Section of most of the defence examinations are based on the topics from Mathematics of Class 11th and 12th. The questions asked in this section are complex and comparatively difficult but once attempted with high accuracy, can fetch you full marks in this section. Also, practice on a daily basis helps one dive into the core concepts of a subject and thus, help her perform to the best of her ability in the real examinations. So, attempt the daily quizzes being provided by Defence Adda and score to the maximum in the Mathematics Section of all sorts of defence examinations.

**Q1. A rice trader buys 8 quintals of rice for Rs 3,600. 10% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 15% profit?**

(a) Rs 352.1 per quintal

(b) Rs 517.5 per quintal

(c) Rs 575 per quintal

(d) Rs 582.3 per quintal

**Q2. Marked price of an item is Rs 200. On purchase of 1 item discount is 5%, on purchase of 2 items discount is 14%. Rajeshri buys 3 items, what is the effective discount?**

(a) 37 percent

(b) 26.25 percent

(c) 11 percent

(d) 30.2 percent

**Q3. Among three numbers, the first is twice the second and thrice the third. If the average of three numbers is 198, then what is the difference between the first and the third number?**

(a) 216

(b) 297

(c) 661

(d) 431

**Q4. If Gangadhar's salary is 3/11 times of Hari's and Shambhu's is 3/4 times of Hari's, what is the ratio of Gangadhar's salary to Shambhu's?**

(a) 44:9

(b) 4:11

(c) 9:44

(d) 11:4

**Q5. A sum fetched a total simple interest of Rs. 7728 at the rate of 7% per year in 8 years. What is the sum?**

(a) Rs 13800

(b) Rs 16560

(c) Rs 11040

(4) Rs 8280

**SOLUTIONS**

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