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The average age of three boys is 25 years and their ages are in the proportion 3 : 5 : 7. The age of the youngest boy is:

21 years

15 years

18 years

9 years

In an examination, a student attempted 15 questions correctly and secured 40 marks. If there were two types of questions (2 marks and 4 marks questions), how many questions of 2 marks did he attempt correctly ?

20

5

10

40

Many countries are facing a potential crisis in 20 to 30 years time. The ratio of pensioners to workers will be changing drastically with a declining birth rate, with more lengthy education of the young, and with a reduced working life. In general, the number of people paying into pension schemes is decreasing all the time. Meanwhile, with increased health care and living standards, more people are living long enough to draw their pension funds.

Cut pensions in half.

Lower the retirement age.

Impose larger contributions on employees and employers.

Decrease the school-leaving age.

Only give state pensions to retired persons whose income in below a certain level.

The average of 50 numbers is 38. If two numbers 45 and 55 are discarded, the average of the remaining set of numbers is

36.5

38.5

37.5

37.0

What is the difference between the largest and the smallest fractions 5/8, 21/35, 9/16 and 6/7 ?

9/35

33/112

13/41

11/37

Find a positive number which when increased by 17 is equal to 60 times the reciprocal of the number.

3

20

17

10

Number Series Test

13/2

8/2

10/2

11/2

Which of the following ratios is the greatest ?

21 : 29

15 : 23

7 : 15

17 : 25

Average family income is right where it was 20 years ago, even though in most families these days, husbands and wives are working.

It was more prevalent for one spouse-to-work 20 yeas ago than today.

Even though nominal family income may have increased, inflation has risen at an equal rate.

Wives earn more than husbands today.

More husbands and wives are working today than 20 years ago.

The price level was lower 20 years ago.

Directions: From among five doctors 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; four engineers G, H, K and L; and six teachers, M, N, O, Q, and R, some teams are to be selected. Of these 1, 2, G, H, O, P, Q are females and the rest re males. The formation of the teams is subject to the following conditions:

120OPQGH

34KLOPQ

45GHOPQ

340 OPQGH

7372 x 7372 + 7372 x 628 = ?

5897600

58967000

None of these

58976000

If A is the area and C is the circumference of a circle, which of the following is an expression for C in terms of A ?

2?A/?

2?/A

2?/?A

2??A

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