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# CLAT Elementary Mathematics Solved Question Paper 2008

#### Multiple Choice Questions

1.

A man rows to a place 45 k.ms distant and back in 12 hours. He realises that he can row 5 k.ms downstream in the same time as 3 k.ms against the stream. The velocity of
the stream is:

• 2 k.ms/hr

• 1.5 k.ms/hr

• 1 k.m/hr

• 4 k.ms/hr

A.

2 k.ms/hr

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2.

The difference between simple interest and compound interest at the same rate for rupees 5,000 for two years is rupees 98. The rate of interest is:

• 10%

• 14%

• 12%

• 10 ½ %

B.

14%

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3.

A piece of cloth costs rupees 75. If the piece is four meters longer and each meter costs rupees 5 less, the cost remains unchanged. What is the length of the piece?

• 8 meters

• 10 meters

• 12 meters

• 6 meters

D.

6 meters

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4.

A train ‘X’ leaves station ‘A’ at 3 p.m and reaches station ‘B’ at 4.30 p.m., while another train ‘Y’ leaves station ‘B’ at 3.00 p.m and reaches station ‘A’ at 4.00 p.m. These two trains cross each other at:

• 3.30 p.m.

• 3.20 p.m.

• 3.40 p.m.

• 3.36 p.m.

D.

3.36 p.m.

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5.

Keerthi’s father gave him some money to buy books. He spent half of the money equally to buy books and entertaining his friends. Whatever amount left with him, he deposited half in his savings account and gave Rs. 5 to a poor person as charity. Finally,Keerthi was left with Rs. 20 which he returned to his father. What amount did his father give him initially?

• Rs. 120

• Rs. 100

• Rs. 200

• Rs. 160

B.

Rs. 100

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6.

Gold and copper are as heavy as water by 19 and 9 times respectively. The ratio in which these two metals be mixed so that the mixture is 17 times as heavy as water is:

• 2:3

• 2:3

• 4:1

• 3:4

C.

4:1

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7.

In an office, 1/3 of the workers are Men, ½ of the men are married and 1/3 of the married men have children. If ¾ of the women are married and 2/3 of the 2/3 of the married women have children, then the part of workers without children are:

• 17/36

• 4/9

• 5/18

• 11/18

D.

11/18

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8.

Praveen has Rs. 4,662 in the form of 2, 5 and 10 rupee notes. If these notes are in the ratio of 3:5:8, the number of five rupees notes with him is:

• 250

• 336

• 210

• 84

C.

210

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9.

There are two urns. One contains two white balls and four red balls, the other contains three white and nine red balls. All balls are of the same shape and size. From each urn, one ball is drawn. What is the probability of getting both the balls of the same colour?

• 1/24

• 7/12

• 1/12

• 1 / 2

B.

7/12

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10.

Two men and seven boys can do a work in 14 days. Three men and eight boys can do the same work in 11 days. Further eight men and six boys can do three times the amount of this work in:

• 21 days

• 18 days

• 24 days

• 30 days

A.

21 days

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