Mathematics Questions for CDS & AFCAT: 1st February

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. Rohit bought 20 soaps and 12 toothpastes. He marked-up the soaps by 15% on the cost price of each and the toothpastes by Rs. 20 on the cost price of each. He sold 75% of the soaps and 8 toothpastes and made a profit of Rs. 385. If the cost of a toothpaste is 60%, the cost of a soap and he got no return on unsold items, what was his overall profit or loss? 
(a) Loss of Rs. 355
(b) Loss of Rs. 210
(c) Loss of Rs. 250
(d) Loss of Rs. 200
Q2. Two cars are running along the same road. The first one, which is running at the rate of 30 km/h, starts 6 hours ahead of the second one, which is running at the rate of 50 km/h. How long will it take the second car to catch up with the first one? 
  (a) 6 hrs 
  (b) 9 hrs 
  (c) 12 hrs  
  (d) 15 hrs 

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