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Question number: 18
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Question
Mark told John “If you give me half your money I will have Rs. 75. John said, “if you give me one third of your money, I will have Rs. 75/. How much money did John have?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  45 

b.  48 

c.  60 

d.  37.5 

Answer
c.Explanation
 Let Mark and John have M and J rupees initially.
 If John gives half of his money to Mark, Mark will have 75 rupees, i. e.
 If Mark will give one third of his money to John, John will have 75 rupees, i. e.
 We can compare both the equations,
 Substituting the value of M in any of the equation will give,
 John has 60 rupees.
Question number: 19
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Write in Short
Complete the series 2,7, 24,77, —?
Explanation
 First term of the series is 2.
 Second term of the series is 7, i. e.
 Third term of the series is 24, i. e.
 Fourth term of the series is 77, i. e.
 Following the same pattern we can find the next term of the series.
 Next term will be
Question number: 20
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A can do a piece of work in 20 days and B can do it in 12 days. B worked at it for 9 days. In how many days A alone can finish the remaining work?
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  9 

b.  12 

c.  5 

d.  8 

Answer
c.Explanation
 A can do a piece of work in 20 days and B can do it in 12 days.
 B works for 9 days.
 In 12 days B can complete the whole work
 So, in one day B can complete work
 In 9 days B can complete work
 Yet, 1/4 work is remaining, which A has to complete.
 A can complete the work in 20 days.
 So, in one day A can complete work
 So, to complete 1/4 work, A will take = = 5 days
 A will complete the remaining work in 5 days.