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Question number: 22
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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 total number of literate females?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  12800 

b.  3200 

c.  6400 

d.  9600 

Answer
a.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 .
 40 % of 64000 are males.
 So, number of females =
=
 35 % of 64000 are illiterate.
 So, number of illiterate people =
=
 Ratio of males and females is 3: 4.
 So, illiterate females are, =
=
 So, number of literate females is, =
=
Question number: 23
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Oranges are bought at 7 for Rs. 3. At what rate per hundred must they be sold to gain 33%?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rs. 56 

b.  Rs. 57 

c.  Rs. 60 

d.  Rs. 58 

Answer
b.Explanation
 Cost of 7 oranges is Rs. 3
 So, cost of 100 oranges will be, = (
 Here, gain (%) is 33%.
 So, selling price of 100 oranges should be, =
=
=
=
 So, selling price of 100 oranges should be 57 Rs. to gain 33%.