- A sum of money was invested for 14 years in Scheme A which offers simple interest at a rate of 8% p.a. The amount received from Scheme A after 14 years was then invested for two years in Scheme B which offers compound interest (compounded annually) at a rate of 10% p.a. If the interest received from Scheme B was ? 6,678, what was the sum invested in Scheme A ?

(A) ? 15,500 (B) ? 14,500

(C) ? 16,000 (D) ? 12,500

(E) ? 15,000

- 4 years ago, the respective ratio between ^ of A’s age at that time

and four times of B’s age at that time was 5 : 12. Eight years

hence, ^ of A’s age at that time

will be less than B’s age at that time by 2 years. What is B’s present age ?

(A) 10 years (B) 14 years (C) 12 years (D) 5 years (E) 8 years

—(Q. 17 to 21) Study the table and answer the given question.

Data related to salary structure of 5 individuals from different organizations in March:

17.

- If Q’s total allowance was ? 3,000 more than his basic salary, what was his total allowance ?

(A) ? 17,000 (B) ? 17,500

(C) ? 16,000 (D) ? 16,600

(E) ? 15,500

- If the respective ratio of Provident Fund deduction and other deduction of S was 7 : 13, what was S’s other deduction ?

(A) ? 2,160 (B) ? 2,080

(C) ? 2,120 (D) ?2,040

(E) ? 1,980

- Basic salary of S is what percent more than the basic salary of R ?

(A) 6! … (B) 5^

(o 4 <d) 14

® 4

- If other deduction of T was ?

4,000, what was his Net salary ? (A) ? 32,500 (B) ? 31,900

(C) ? 32,700 (D) ? 31,700

(E) ? 32,900

- x
^{2}-3x-88= 0 - y
^{2}+ 8y – 48 = 0 (A) x ;> y (B) x £ y

(C) x < y (D) x > y

(E) Relationship between x and y cannot be determined

- 25y
^{2}+ 25y + 6 = 0

(A) x a y (B) x £ y

(C) x <y (D) x >y

Individuals | Basic Salary (in?) | Total Allowance (in?) | Total Deduction (in ?) | Net Salary (in ?) |

P | 21800 | 28600 | — | — |

Q | — | — | 4350 | 25850 |

R | 10400 | 12400 | 2800 | 20000 |

S | 11200 | 13800 | — | — |

T | — | 21600 | 5700 | — |

Note: | 23. I. | 5x^{2} + 29x + 20 = |
0 |

Total deduction = Provident Fund Deduction (which is 10% of basic salary) + Other deduction.

Net Salary = Basic Salary + Total allowance – Total Deduction.

Few values are missing in the table (indicated by…). A candidate is expected to calculate the missing 24. value, if it is required to answer the given question, on the basis of the given data and information.

- y
^{2}+ 8y – 48 = 0 (A) x ;> y (B) x £ y

(C) x < y (D) x > y

(E) Relationship between x and y cannot be determined

- 25y
^{2}+ 25y + 6 = 0

(A) x a y (B) x £ y

(C) x <y (D) x >y

(E) Relationship between x and y

cannot be determined

- 2x
^{2}– llx + 12 = 0 - 2y
^{2}-19y+ 44= 0

(A) x ay (B) x sy

(C) x < y (D) x > y

(E) Relationship between x and y

If other deduction of P was ? 4,720 what was his net salary ?

(A) ? 42,500 (B) ? 43,500

(C) ? 43,000 (D) ? 41,500 25.

(E) ?42,00(T~