**DTP Maharashtra Question paper- Set 1**

**Which one of the following is not an official language of the United Nations Organization?**

(a) Arabic

(b) Russian

(c) Chinese

(d) German

**Ans:-** (d) German

**Each member of a Picnic party contributed twice as many rupees as the total collection was Rs.3042. The number of members present in the party was**

(a) 2

(b) 32

(c) 42

(d) 39

**Ans:-** (d) 39

**The product of two numbers is 4107. If the HCF of the number is 37. The greatest number is**

(a) 185

(b) 111

(c) 107

(d) 101

**Ans:-** (b) 111

**The greatest number which when divided by 989 and 1327 leaves remainder 5 and 7 respectively is**

(a) 8

(b) 16

(c) 24

(d) 32

**Ans:-** (c) 24

**A milkman has 75 L milk in one cane and 45 L in another. The maximum capacity of container which can measure milk of either container exact number of times, is**

(a) 1 L

(b) 5 L

(c) 15 L

(d) 25 L

**Ans:-** (c) 15 L

**The average of five numbers is 27. If one number is excluded. The average becomes 25. The excluded number is**

(a) 25

(b) 27

(c) 30

(d) 35

**Ans:-** (d) 35

**The average of the marks obtained in an examination by 8 students was 51 and by 9 other students was 68. The average marks of the 17 students was**

(a) 59

(b) 59.5

(c) 60

(d) 60.5

**Ans:-** (c) 60

**The sum of the present ages of Varun and Kapil is 42 years. The ratio of their ages after 5 Years will be 15 : 11. What is the present age of Kapil?**

(a) 17 years

(b) 24 years

(c) 25 years

(d) 22 years

**Ans:-** (c) 25 years

**A bag contains Rs.90 in coins of denominations of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise. If coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise are in ratio 2 : 3 : 5, then the number of 25 paise coins in the bag is**

(a) 80

(b) 120

(c) 100

(d) 135

**Ans:-** (b) 120

**If the volumes of two cubes are in the ratio 27 : 64 and then the ratio of their total surface are is**

(a) 27 : 64

(b) 3 : 4

(c) 9 : 16

(d) 3 : 8

**Ans:-** (c) 9 : 16

**If 12 men and 16 boys can do a piece of work in 5 days; 13 men and 24 boys can do it in 4 days, then the ratio of the daily work done by a man to that of a boy is**

(a) 2 : 1

(b) 3 : 1

(c) 2 : 2

(d) 5 : 4

**Ans:-** (a) 2 : 1

**A man sold 18 cots for Rs.16800, gaining there by the cost price of 3 cots. The cost price of a cot is**

(a) Rs.600

(b) Rs. 800

(c) Rs. 900

(d) Rs. 1000

**Ans:-** (b) Rs. 800

**The selling price of 5 articles is the same as the cost price of 3 articles. The gain or loss is**

(a) 20% gain

(b) 25% gain

(c) 33.33% loss

(d) 40% loss

**Ans:-**(d) 40% loss

**Dilip, Ram and Amar started a shop by investing Rs.2700, Rs.8100 and Rs.7200 respectively. At the end of 1 yr, the profit was distributed. If Ram’s share was Rs.3600, their total profit was**

(a) Rs.10800

(b) Rs.11600

(c) Rs.8000

(d) None of these

**Ans:-** (c) Rs.8000

**In what time will the simple interest be 2/5 of the principal at 8% per annum?**

(a) 8 years

(b) 7 years

(c) 5 years

(d) 6 years

**Ans:-** (c) 5 years

**The difference between the simple interest and the compound interest (compounded annually) at the rate of 12% per annum on Rs.5000 for 2 years will be**

(a) Rs.17.50

(b) Rs.36

(c) Rs.45

(d) Rs.72

Ans:- (d) Rs.72

**If the compound interest on a certain sum for two consecutive years is Rs.220 and Rs.242, then the rate of interest per annum is**(a) 8%

(b) 10%

(c) 11%

(d) 12%

**Ans:-** (b) 10%

**The perimeter of two squares are 40 cm and 32 cm. The perimeter of a third square whose area is the difference of the area of two square, is**

(a) 24 cm

(b) 42 cm

(c) 40 cm

(d) 20 cm

**Ans:-** (a) 24 cm

**The volume of a cube is 512 cm**^{3}. Its surface area (in sq cm) is

(a) 284

(b) 384

(c) 484

(d) 576

**Ans:-** (b) 384

**The wooden box measure 20 cm by 12 cm by 10 cm. Thickness of wood is 1 cm. The volume of wood to make the box (in cubic cm) is**

(a) 960

(b) 519

(c) 2400

(d) 1.120

**Ans:-** (a) 960

**The height of a wall is six times its width and the length of the wall is seven times its height. If volume of the wall be 16128 cube m, its width is**

(a) 5m

(b) 4m

(c) 4.5m

(d) 6m

**Ans:-** (b) 4m

**Directions (Q. 22-23): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it. **

- i) A, B, C, D, E and F-six friends are sitting in a circle facing the centre.
- ii) E is to the immediate left of D.

iii) C is sitting between A and B.

- iv) F is sitting between E and A.
**Who is to the immediate right of C?**

(a) F

(b) E

(c) A

(d) B

**Ans:-** (c) A

**Who is to the immediate left of B?**

(a) D

(b) E

(c) C

(d) A

**Ans:-** (a) D

**Ravi is 7 ranks ahead of Summit in a class of 39. If Sumit’s rank is seventeenth from the last, what is Ravi’s rank from the start?**

(a) 14^{th}

(b) 15^{th}

(c) 16^{th}

(d) 17^{th}

**Ans:-** (c) 16^{th}

**In a certain code language ‘CAT’ is written as ‘DDY’. How will ‘BIG’ be written in that code?**

(a) CML

(b) CJL

(c) CLL

(d) CNL

**Ans:-** (c) CLL

**Directions (Q. 26-28): In each of the following questions, there is a certain relationship between two given words on one side of :: and one word is given an another side of :: while another word is to be selected from the given alternatives, having the same relationship with this word as the words of the given pair bear. Choose the correct alternative. **

**Malaria : Disease : : Spear : ?**

(a) Wound

(b) Sword

(c) Weapon

(d) Death

**Ans:-** (c) Weapon

**Food : Stomach : : Fuel : ?**

(a) Plane

(b) Truck

(c) Engine

(d) Automobile

**Ans:-** (c) Engine

**Fire : Ashes :: Explosion : ?**

(a) Flame

(b) Death

(c) Sound

(d) Debris

**Ans:-** (d) Debris

**Directions (Q. 29-31): In each of the following questions, four words have been given out of which three are alike in a certain way and one is different. Choose out the odd one. **

- (a) Cupboard

(b) Chair

(c) Paper weight

(d) Sofa

**Ans:-** (c) Paper weight

- (a) Swim

(b) Listen

(c) Climb

(d) Run

**Ans:-** (b) Listen

- (a) Needle

(b) Nail

(c) Hammer

(d) Screw

**Ans:-** (c) Hammer

**Directions (Q. 32-33): In each of the following letter series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. **

**ab —b -bbaa –**

(a) abaab

(b) abbab

(c) baaab

(d) babba

**Ans:-** (c) baaab

**– bcdbc – dcabd – bedbc -dc -bd**

(a) aaaaa

(b) ccccc

(c) bbbbb

(d) ddddd

**Ans:-** (a) aaaaa

**Directions (Q. 34 – 37): In each of the following questions, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and fill in the blank spaces.**

**121, 225, 361, (……)**

(a) 441

(b) 484

(c) 529

(d) 729

**Ans:-** (c) 529

**19, 2, 38, 3, 114, 4, (…..)**

(a) 228

(b) 256

(c) 352

(d) 456

**Ans:-** (d) 456

**3, 6, 18, 72, (….)**

(a) 144 (b) 216

(c) 288

(d) 360

**Ans:-** (d) 360

**21, 25, 33, 49, 81, (…..)**

(a) 145

(b) 129

(c) 113

(d) 97

**Ans:-** (a) 145

**After walking 6 km, I turned right and covered a distance of 2 km, then turned left and covered a distance of 10 km. In the end, I was walking towards the East. From which direction did I start my journey?**

(a) North

(b) South

(c) East

(d) West

**Ans:-** (d) West

**‘Q’s mother is sister of P and daughter of M. S is daughter of P and sister of T. How is M related to T?**

(a) Grandmother

(b) Father

(c) Grandfather

(d) Grandfather of grandmother

**Ans:-** (d) Grandfather of grandmother

**If 3rd December, 1990 is Sunday. What day is 3rd January, 1991?**

(a) Tuesday

(b) Wednesday

(c) Thursday

(d) Friday

**Ans:-** (b) Wednesday

**Ajay left home for the bus stop 5 min earlier than usual. It takes 10 min to reach the stop. He reached the stop at 8.40 am. What time does he usually leave home for the bus stop?**

(a) 8.30 am

(b) 8.45 pm

(c) 8.55am

(d)8.45am

**Ans:-** (d)8.45am

**He doesn’t hesitate to do whatever his brother does**

(a) will do

(b) would do

(c) shall do

(d) No improvement

Ans:- (d) No improvement

**Summit would have been looked smart in traditional clothes.**

(a) was looked

(b) would be looked

(c) would have looked

(d) No improvement

Ans:- (c) would have looked

**I would gladly accompany your sister if you had asked me.**

(a) would have gladly accompanied

(b) was to have gladly accompanied

(c) will gladly accompany

(d) No improvement.

Ans:- (a) would have gladly accompanied