Three equal installment, each of Rs 500, were paid at the end of year on a sum borrowed at 10% compound interest compounded annually. Find the sum.

1. 1239.7
2. 1250.2
3. 1500
4. 1170.9

See our previous Quant question of the day:Quant Question Of The Day: 242

# LATERAL THINKING

A woman handed a book to the man behind the counter. He said “That will be 2 dollars”. She paid the man and then walked out without the book. How come?

See our previous puzzle of the day: Puzzle of the day: 148

Sum of Rs 2000 is lent at 3% and 1400 is lent at 5% per annum at Simple interest rate for certain duration. At the end of duration interest generated was 520. Find the number of years for which the sum were lent?

1. 3 years
2. 4 years
3. 5 years
4.  data insufficient

See our previous Quant question of the day: Quant Question Of The Day: 241

It takes x liters of paint to paint a 4*4*4  cube completely. If the cube is broken into 8 smaller cubes, then find the paint required to paint all them completely

1. 4x
2. 2x
3. 8x
4. x

A certain amount becomes Rs. 5760 in 2 years and Rs. 6912 in 3 years. Find rate of interest

1. 10%
2. 15%
3. 12%
4. 20%

It takes x liters of paint to paint a 4*4*4  cube completely. If the cube is broken into 2 pieces from the center line of one the face means now each piece is of 2*4*4, then calculate the amount of paint required to paint both of these pieces completely.

x liters

2x liters

0.5 liters

1.33 liters

sum of 6728 is divided between heli and Shikha such that amount with heli after 6 years is equal to the amount with Shikha after 8 years when increased at compound interest rate of 5%? What is shikha’s share

1. 3500
2. 3228
3. 3528
4. 3200

In a newspaper there are 48 pages, made of 12 sheets of paper.

In the first sheet page numbers are 1,2 and 47,48.

Then find the other 3 pages of the sheets in which 33 is present

Solution:

Extreme pages give sum = 49

1 and last =1+48 = 49; 2nc and 2nd last = 2+47 = 49

And also sheets give numbers in a pair such as 1,2 and 47,48

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