**Q1. From 2000 onwards, till 2003 the price of computers increased every year by 10%. After that due to government subsidy the price of computers decreases every year by 10%. The price of a computer in 2006 will be approximately how much percent less than the price in 2000 if the same pattern of price is continued :**

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

(e) 6

**Q2. The cost of packaging of the mangoes is 40% the cost of fresh mangoes themselves. The cost of mangoes increased by 30% but the cost of packaging decreases by 50%, then find the percentage change of the cost of packed mangoes, if the cost of packed mangoes is equal to the sum of the cost of fresh mangoes and cost of packaging. (Rounded off to two decimal places)**

(a) 14.17%

(b) 7.14%

(c) 6.66%

(d) 7.66%

(e) 8.14%

**Q3. A man bought a piece of land for Rs. 72000. He sold 1/3 of the part at 20% loss and 2/3 of the remaining at 25% profit. At what rate should he sell the remaining portion to earn a 20% profit on the whole land ?**

(a) Rs. 27200

(b) Rs. 29200

(c) Rs. 30000

(d) Rs. 27500

(e) Rs. 22700

**Q4. A man bought 80 eggs at the rate of 24 rupees per dozen 10 eggs got broken and the remaining eggs he sold at 3.20 rupees per egg. If he had spent 16 rupees on other expenses, find his profit or loss percentage.**

**Q5. A rectangular plot has a concrete path running in the middle of the plot parallel to the breadth of the plot. The rest of the plot is used as a lawn, which has an area of 240 sq. m. If the width of the path is 3 m and the length of the plot is greater than its breadth by 2 m, what is the area of the rectangular plot ? (in sq. m.)**

(a) 255

(b) 168

(c) 288

(d) 360

(e) 224

**Directions(6-10) : What will come in place of (?) in the following number series ?**

**Q6.** 148, 152, 161, 177, ? , 238

(a) 208

(b) 214

(c) 202

(d) 198

(e) 192

**Q7.** 339, 355, 323, 371, 307, ?

(a) 407

(b) 354

(c) 328

(d) 387

(e) 388

**Q8.** 5, 14, 40, 117, 347, ?

(a) 920

(b) 745

(c) 1124

(d) 1036

(e) 694

**Q9.** 12, 24, 96, 576, ? , 46080

(a) 3542

(b) 3890

(c) 4248

(d) 4608

(e) 3246

**Q10.** 156, 468, 780, ? , 1404, 1716

(a) 1096

(b) 1092

(c) 1290

(d) 9610

(e) 1910