# TCS Papers: Sample Questions 75 - 77 of 502

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## Question number: 75

### Write in Short

A finishes the work in 10 days & B in 8 days individually. If A works for only 6 days then how many days should B work to complete A’s work?

### Explanation

• A can finish a work in 10 days while B can finish the same work in 8 days.
• A works for 6 days, so, in 6 days A has completed of the total work.
• Yet is incomplete, which B has to complete.
• Whole work is complete in 8 days
• So, work will be complete in (? ) days

= 1

=

= 3.2 days

• B can complete the remaining work in 3.2 days.

## Question number: 76

### Write in Short

Two pencils cost 8 cents. Then 5 pencils cost how much?

### Explanation

• We are asked to find the cost price of 5 pencils.
• If 2 pencil costs 8 cents then 5 pencils cost how much (? )

• So, 5 pencils cost 20 cents.

## Question number: 77

MCQ▾

### Question

Apples cost L rupees per kilogram for the first 30 kilograms and Q per kilogram for each additional kilogram. If the price paid for 33 kilograms of Apples is Rs. 1167 and for 36 kilograms of apples if Rs. 1284, then the cost of the first 10 kg of apples is:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Rs. 1053

b.

Rs. 281

c.

Rs. 117

d.

Rs. 350

d.

### Explanation

Price for 30 kg of apples with Rs. L per kilogram = 30L

Price for 3 kg of apples with Rs. Q per kilogram = 3Q

Price for 6 kg of apples with Rs. Q per kilogram = 6Q

Total price for 33 kg of apples

Total price for 36 kg of apples

Solving both the equations,

Q = 39 and L = 35

So, cost price for first 10 kg of apples.