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Question number: 34

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Question

Total population of a village is 64000. Out of this 65 % is literate. 60 % of the total population is male. Out of the total illiterate population, males and female are in the ratio 3: 4. What is the ratio of illiterate females to literate ones?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Data inadequate

Answer

c.

Explanation

  • Total population of a village is 64000. Out of this 65 % are literate and rest 35 % people are illiterate. 60 % of 64000 people are male and rest 40 % of 64000 are female. Ratio of male and female is 3: 4.
  • We want to find the ratio of illiterate females to literate ones.
  • Here, 35 % people of 64000 are illiterate.
  • So, total illiterate people are, =

=

  • 40 % of 64000 are females.
  • So, number of female is, =

=

  • So, are male.
  • Ratio of male and female is
  • So,
  • So, there are total 12800 females illiterate and are literate.
  • Ratio of illiterate females to literate females is,

Question number: 35

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Question

Mohan walked 25 metres towards South, took a right turn and walked 15 metres. He then took a left turn and walked 25 metres. Which direction is he now from his starting point?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

South-West

b.

North-West

c.

South-East

d.

South

Answer

a.

Explanation

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Let Mohan is standing at point A. Mohan then started walking towards South, 25 km (point B). Then he took a right turn and walked 15 metres (point C). Again he took a left turn and walked 25 metres (point D).

  • Based on this information we can generate the following figure.
  • The ending point of Mohan’s journey is point D.
  • Point D is in the ‘South-West’ direction from starting point A.