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**POSTAL ASSISTANT/ SORTING
ASSISTANT 19 MAY 2013 PREVIOUS QUESTION PAPER WITH ANSWER KEY****MATH SECTION**

QUESTION BOOKLET SERIES:- B
PAPER CODE :

**DNP-09**
DATE :

**19 MAY 2013**

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PA/SA 2013 QUESTION PAPER THAT IS TAKEN ON 19 MAY 2013 IN NORTH CIRLCE OF INDIA
PHASE 2 IN DELHI,PUNJAB,UTTAR PRADESH, HIMACHAL PRADESH

Q 26. A compact
disc player when sold for rs. 13,600 incurred a loss of 15%. At what price
should it have been sold to make a profit of 35 % on the cost?

a.
20400

b.
19600

c.
21600

d.
None of
these

Q 27. 66 cubic
centimeter of silver is drawn into a wire 1 mm in diameter. The length of the
wire in metres will be?

a.
128

b.
166

c.
84

d.
None of
these

Q 28. In 4 years,
rs. 6000 amounts to rs. 8000. In what time at the same rate will rs. 525 amout
to rs. 700?

a.
3 years

b.
4years

c.
5years

d.
None of
these

Q 29. A bus left
with some definite number of passengers. At the first stop, half the passengers
left the bus and 35 boarded the bus. At the second stop 1/5

^{th}of the passengers left and 40 boarded the bus. Then, the bus moved with 80 passengers towards its destination without stopping anywhere. How many passengers were there originally?
a.
50

b.
60

c.
40

d.
30

Q 30. The sale
price of an article including the sale tax is rs. 1232. The rate of sales tax
is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12% then the cost price of the
article is rs.

a.
1000

b.
1120

c.
900

d.
950

Q 31. A man
bought some mangoes at rs. 12 per dozen and bought the same number of mangoes
at rs. 10 per dozen. He sold these mangoes at rs. 13 per dozen and gained rs.
160. The total number of mangoes bought by him was?

a.
80dozen

b.
90dozen

c.
60dozen

d.
70dozen

Q 32. A dishonest
dealer uses a scale of 90 cm instead of a meter scale and claims to sell at
cost price. His profit is?

a.
10.33%

b.
11.11%

c.
9%

d.
10%

Q 33. Sukriti and
saloni are athletes. Sukriti covers a distance of 1 km in 5minutes and
50seconds, while saloni covers the same distance in 6 minutes and 4 seconds. If
both them start together and run at uniform speed, by what approximate distance
will sukriti win a 5 km mini marathon?

a.
250m

b.
275m

c.
200m

d.
225m

Q 34. It is 185
km from city A to CityB. If a bus takes 2 hours to cover the first 85 km. how
long must it take to travel the final 100 km in order to average 50kmph for the
entire trip?

a.
60minutes

b.
75minutes

c.
102minutes

d.
112minutes

Q 35. In an
examination a student scores 1 mark for each correct answer and 0.25 marks are
deducted for each wrong answer. If he attempts all 120 questions and secures 90
marks, the number of question he attempts correctly is?

a.
106

b.
96

c.
100

d.
None of
these

Q 36. One side of
a right angled triangle is 126 cm. the difference between the hypotenuse and
the other side is 42 cm. the length of the hypotenuse is?

a.
189 cm

b.
210 cm

c.
168 cm

d.
None of these

Q 37. 12 men and
18 boys working 7.1/2 hours a day can do a work in 60 days. If one man works
equal to 2 boys, then the number of boys required to help 21 men to do twice
the work in 50 days working 9 hours a day will be?

a.
44

b.
46

c.
42

d.
None of
these

Q 38. Choose the
correct statement:

a.
An
irrational number is a real number that can be written as a simple fraction

b.
A rational
number is a real number that cannot be written as a complex number

c.
An
irrational number is a real number that
cannot be written as a simple fraction

d.
A rational
number is a real number that cannot be written as a simple fraction

Q 39. The income
of ram if 20% less than shyam. Then shyam income is greater than ram by?

a.
30%

b.
15%

c.
20%

d.
25%

Q 40. If the
price of oranges was less by 40% one could buy 32 more for rs. 120. The price
presently is?

a.
1.50

b.
2.50

c.
3.00

d.
2.00

Q 41. A metallic
cube of surface area 600 square centimeters is melted and cast into small stell
cylinders of length 0.5 cms and radius 7 cms. How many complete cylinders can
be cast?

a.
11

b.
8

c.
9

d.
None of
these

Q 42. The ratio
of cost price and sale price of an article is 10:11. The percentage of profit
is?

a.
10%

b.
11%

c.
11.5%

d.
10.5%

Q 43. The incomes
of A and B are in the ratio of 3:2 an their expenditures are in the ratio of
5:3. If each saves rs. 1000, the income of B is?

a.
5000

b.
4000

c.
6000

d.
None of
these

Q 44. If rs 200
double in 10 years at a simple rate of interest. What is the rate of interest?

a.
10%

b.
8%

c.
5%

d.
None of
these

Q 45. The average
of three number is 77. The first number and second number is 78 and 79 respectively.
Find the third number?

a.
71

b.
75

c.
73

d.
74

Q 46. In a stock
clearance sale, bata shoe company announces 20% discout. If the discounted
price of a pair of shoes is rs. 1520. Find its original price?

a.
1950

b.
2000

c.
1800

d.
1900

Q 47. If the
numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator is increased
by 300%. The resultant fraction is 6/11. What was the original fraction?

a.
8/13

b.
8/11

c.
5/11

d.
7/11

Q48. If 6 men can
do a piece of work in 20 days and one man can do the work of two boys, then in
how many days can 10 men and 5 boys do the same work?

a.
10days

b.
12days

c.
8days

d.
None of
these

Q 49. 12x16÷2

^{3}/ 2XÖ9 = ?
a.
4/3

b.
4

c.
2/3

d.
None of
these

Q 50. A man sold
two watches rs. 99 each. He gains 10% on one watch and loses 10% on another.
Find his gain or loss%?

a.
10% loss

b.
1% profit

c.
1%loss

d.
None of
these