# Quantitative Aptitude

## Sample Paper 1 Answer

- A trader calculates his profit on the selling price and says it to be 20%. Find the actual profit. (
**25%**)
- A trader sold a television set for Rs. 27,500 and gained 10%. Find the cost price of the television. (
**25000**)
- A shopkeeper claims to sell rice at the cost price but he weighs only 1200 grams for every 1350 grams. What is the profit percentage of the trader? (
**12.5%**)
- The selling price of 40 articles is equal to the cost price of 45 articles. What is the profit or loss percentage? (
**12.5% profit**)
- The ratio of two numbers is 3:4. If 12 is added to each of the two numbers, the ratio becomes 5:6. What is the sum of the two numbers? (
**42**)
- If a:b = 1:2, b:c = 6:5 and c:d = 2:3, find a:d. (
**2: 5**)
- The ratio of two positive integers is 7:5. Their difference is 12. What is the sum of the numbers? (
**48**)
- If Arunâ€™s monthly salary is 25% more than the monthly salary of Bhupathi, then by what percentage is the monthly salary of Bhupati less than that of Arun? (
**20%**)
- 20 kg rice of price Rs. 15 per kg is mixed with 30 kg rice of prices Rs. 12 per kg. What is the average price of the mixture? (
**13.20**)
- The average amount with a group of nine members is Rs. 45. Another six members joined the group with each having Rs. 40. What is the average amount with the members in the group now? (
**43**)

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