# AMCAT Sample Questions Quants Solutions 201 – 210

Ques 201 : Choose the correct answer.
A sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20%. B sells it to C at a profit of 25%. If C pays Rs. 225 for it, the cost price of the bicycle for A is:
Option 1 : Rs. 110
Option 2 : Rs.120
Option 3 : Rs. 125
Option 4 : Rs. 150

Ques 202 : Choose the correct answer.
If 5% more is gained by selling an article for Rs. 350 than by selling it for Rs. 340, the cost of the article is:
Option 1 : Rs. 50
Option 2 : Rs. 160
Option 3 : Rs. 200
Option 4 : Rs. 225

Ques 203 : Choose the correct answer.
Consider the following statements : If a sum of money is lent at simple interest, then the
1. Money gets doubled in 5 years if the rate of interest is 50/3 %.
2. Money gets doubled in 5 years if the rate of interest is 20%.
3. Money becomes
Option 1 : 1 and 3 are correct
Option 2 : 2 alone is correct
Option 3 : 3 alone is correct
Option 4 : 2 and 3 are correct

Ques 204 : Choose the correct answer.
The difference between simple interest and compound interest on Rs.1200 for one year at 10% per annum reckoned half-yearly is:
Option 1 : Rs. 2.50
Option 2 : Rs. 3
Option 3 : Rs. 3.75
Option 4 : Rs. 4
Option 5 : None of these

Ques 205 : Choose the correct answer.
A sum of money lent at compound interest for 2 years at 20% per annum would fetch Rs. 482 more, if the interest was payable half-yearly than if it was payable annually. The sum is:
Option 1 : Rs. 10,000
Option 2 : Rs. 20,000
Option 3 : Rs. 40,000
Option 4 : Rs. 50,000

Ques 206 : Choose the correct answer.
The simple interest on Rs. 10 for 4 months at the rate of 3 paise per rupee per month is:
Option 1 : Rs. 1.20
Option 2 : Rs. 1.60
Option 3 : Rs. 2.40
Option 4 : Rs. 3.60

Ques 207 : Choose the correct answer.
If the compound interest on a sum for 2 years at 25/2 % per annum is Rs. 510, the simple interest on the same sum at the same rate for the same period of time is:
Option 1 : Rs. 400
Option 2 : Rs. 450
Option 3 : Rs. 460
Option 4 : Rs. 480

Ques 208 : Choose the correct answer.
I started on my bicycle at 7 a.m. to reach a certain place. After going a certain distance, my bicycle went out of order. Consequently, I rested for 35 minutes and came back to my house walking all the way. I reached my house at 1 p.m. If my cycling s
Option 1 : 4.92 km
Option 2 : 13.44 km
Option 3 : 14.375 km
Option 4 : 15.476 km

Ques 209 : Choose the correct answer.
A bag contains 10-paisa, 20-paisa and 25-paisa coins in the ratio 7:4:3. If the total value is Rs. 90, the number of 25-paisa coins in the bag is:
Option 1 : 120
Option 2 : 160
Option 3 : 280
Option 4 : 300

Ques 210 : Choose the correct answer.
Find a whole number such that when one of its digit is erased, the resulting number is equal to one-ninth of the original number. The resulting number is also a multiple of 9.
Option 1 : 90
Option 2 : 83438
Option 3 : 10125
Option 4 : 70847