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BPSC Previous Year Paper 2017

141. A number, when divided by 342, gives a remainder 47. When the same number is divided by 19 what would be the remainder?

(1) 0

(2) 9

(3) 18

(4) 8

(5) None of the above

142. A person who spends 66.67 % of his income is able to save Rs. 1,200 per month. His monthly expenses (in Rs.) are

(1) 2400

(2) 3000

(3) 2000

(4) 3600

(5) 2800

143. A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certain price. If he sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be

(1) 140

(2) 200

(3) 100

(4) 160

(5) 120

144. 10 women can complete a work in 7 days and 10 children take 14 days to complete the work. How many days will 5 women and 10 children take to complete the work?

(1) 6

(2) 5

(3) 3

(4) 7

(5) 4

145. How many numbers between 11 and 90 are divisible by 7?

(1) 10

(2) 9

(3) 13

(4) 12

(5) 11

146. A man can row 7.5 km per hour in still water. If in a river running at 1.5 km an hour, it takes him 50 minutes to row to a place and back, how far off is the place?

(1)3 km

(2) 4 km

(3) 2 km

(4) 5 km

(5) 7 km

141. A sum of money invested at compound interest amounts to Rs.4624 in 2 years and to Rs. 4913 in 3 years. The sum of money is-

(1) Rs. 4240

(2) Rs. 4280

(3) Rs. 4096

(4) Rs. 4346

(5) Rs. 4406

148. A man buys Rs. 20 shares paying 9% dividend. The man wants to have an interest of 12% on his money. The market value of each share is

(1) Rs. 18

(2) Rs. 15

(3) Rs. 21

(4) Rs. 25

(5) Rs. 20

149. The following pie-chart shows the spendings of a country on various sports during a particular year. Study the chart carefully and answer the question

63rd BPSC Paper

How much percent less is spent on football than that on cricket?

(1) 35.5

(2) 29

(3) 32.5

(4) 31

(5) 33.5

150. ‘A’ invested Rs. 76,000 in a business. After a few months, ‘B’ joined him with Rs. 57,000. At the end of the year, the total profit was divided between them in the ratio 2:1. After how many months did ‘B’ join?

(1) 6

(2) 4

(3) 3

(4) 8

(5) 5

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