DTP Maharashtra Question Paper Set 4


  1. The unit’s place digit in the product (3127)173 will be

(a) 1

(b) 3

(c) 7

(d) 9

Ans:- (c) 7

  1. Sum of three consecutive even integer is 54. The least among them is

(a) 18

(b) 15

(c) 14

(d) 16

Ans:- (d) 16

  1. A student was asked to multiple a number by 3/2 but he divided that number by 3/2.His result was 10loss than correct answer. The number was

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 15

(d) 20

Ans:-  (b) 12

  1. Three men A, B, and C go walking round a circle 1 km in circumference at the rate of 10, 20, and 40 m/min respectively. If they all start together and walk in the same direction, when will they again be together at the same place?

(a) after 50 min

(b) after 240 min

(c) after 800 min

(d) after 100 min

Ans:- (d) after 100 min

  1. The LCM of two numbers is 495 and their HCF is 5. If the sum of the numbers is 100, then their difference is

(a) 10

(b) 46

(c) 20

(d) 90

Ans:- (a) 10

  1. The average of 11 numbers is 10.8. If the average of the first six is 10.4 and that of the last six is 11.5. Then the middle (6th) numbers is

(a) 10.3

(b) 12.6

(c) 13.5

(d) 15.5

Ans:- (b) 12.6

  1. The simple interests on a certain sum at 5% per annum for 3 yr and 4yr differ by Rs.42. The sum is

(a) Rs.210

(b) Rs.280

(c) Rs.750

(d) Rs.840

Ans:- (d) Rs.840

  1. On what sum does the difference between the compound interest and the simple interest for 3 yr at 10% is Rs.31?

(a) Rs.1500

(b) Rs.1200

(c) Rs.1100

(d) Rs.1000

Ans:- (d) Rs.1000

  1. The diameter of a toy wheel is 14 cm, what is the distance travelled by it in 15 revolutions?

(a) 880 cm

(b) 660 cm

(c) 600 cm

(d) 560 cm

Ans:- (b) 660 cm

  1. A father is twice as old as his son. 20 yr back, he was twelve times as old as his son. What are their present ages?

(a) 24, 12

(b) 44, 22

(c) 48, 24

(d) None of these

Ans:- (b) 44, 22

  1. The sum of two numbers is 40 and their difference is 4. The ratio of the numbers is

(a) 21 : 19

(b) 22 : 9

(c) 11 : 9

(d) 11 : 1

Ans:- (c) 11 : 9

  1. 4 men and 6 women can complete a work in 8 days. While 3 men and 7 women can complete it in 10 days. In how many days will 10 women complete it?

(a) 50

(b) 45

(c) 40

(d) 35

Ans:- (c) 40

  1. 4 mat-weavers can weave 4 mats in 4 days. At the same rate how many mat would be woven by 8 mat – weavers in 8 days?

(a) 4

(b) 8

(c) 12

(d) 16

Ans:- (d) 16

  1. 3 men or 4 women or 5 boys can earn Rs.150 daily. Then, 5 men with 8 women and 3 boys will earn per day is (a) Rs.620 (b) Rs.640 (c) Rs.660 (d) Rs.680 22. If x is 80% of y, what percent of x is y?

(a) 75%

(b) 80%

(c) 100%

(d) 125%

Ans:- (b) 80%

  1. In a town, the population was 8000, In one year male population increased by 10% and female population increased by 8% but the total increased by 9%. The number of males in the town was

(a) 4000

(b) 4500

(c) 5000

(d) 6000

Ans:- (a) 4000

  1. A person sell two machines at Rs.396 each. On one he gain 10% and on the other he loses 10%. Its profit or loss in the whole transaction is

(a) no gain, no loss

(b) 1% loss

(c) 1% profit

(d) 8% profit

Ans:- (b) 1% loss

  1. A trader bought 10 kg of apple for Rs.405 out of which 1 kg of apples were found to be rotten. If he wishes to make a profit of 10% at what rate should he sell the remaining apples per kg?

(a) Rs.45

(b) Rs.49.50

(c) Rs.50

(d) Rs.51

Ans:- (b) Rs.49.50

  1. Krishna started a business with a capital of Rs.18000. Four months later, suneeta joined him with a capital of Rs.24000. At the nd of the year, total profit earned was Rs.5100. Suneeta’s share in the profit is

(a) Rs.2100

(b) Rs.2200

(c) Rs.2300

(d) Rs.2400

Ans:- (d) Rs.2400

  1. The ratio between the present ages of A and B is 4 : 5. If the ratio between their ages four years hence becomes 14 : 17. What is B’s age at present?

(a) 30 years

(b) 28 years

(c) 34 years

(d) Data inadequate

Ans:- (a) 30 years

  1. The ratio of incomes of P and Q is 3 : 4 and the ratio of their expenditures is 2 : 3. If both of them save Rs.6000, the income of P is

(a) Rs.20,000

(b) Rs.12,000

(c) Rs.18,000

(d) Rs.24,000

Ans:- (c) Rs.18,000

  1. Two numbers are in the ratio 5 : 7. On diminishing each of them by 40, they become in the ratio 17 : 27. The difference of the numbers is

(a) 18

(b) 52

(c) 137

(d) 50

Ans:- (d) 50

  1. A and B can do piece of work in 72 days. B and C can do it in 120 days. A and C can do it in 90 days. In how many days all the three together can do the work?

(a) 80 days

(b) 100 days

(c) 60 days

(d) 150 days

Ans:- (c) 60 days

  1. A is facing North – West. He turns 90 ° in the clockwise direction and then 135 ° in the anti – clockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now?

(a) East

(b) West

(c) North

(b) South

Ans:- (b) West

  1. Pointing to a man, Deepak said, “His only brother is the father of my daughter’s father”. How is the man related to Deepak.

(a) Grandfather

(b) Father

(c) Uncle

(d) Brother-in-law

Ans:- (c) Uncle

  1. Ashish leaves his house at 20 min to seven in the morning, reaches Kunal’s house in 25 min, they finish their breakfast in another 15 min and leave for their office which takes another 35 min. At what time do they leave Kunal’s house to reach their office?

(a) 7 : 40 am

(b) 7 : 20 am

(c) 7 : 45 am

(d) 8 : 15 am

Ans:- (b) 7 : 20 am

  1. Standing on a platform, Amit told Sunita that Aligarh was more than 10 km but less than 15 km from there. Sunita knew that is was more than 12 km but less than 14 km from there. If both of them were correct, which of the following could be the distance of Aligarh from the platform?

(a) 11 km

(b) 12 km

(c) 13 km

(d) 14 km

Ans:- (c) 13 km


  1. Manish ranked sixteenth from the top and twenty ninth from the bottom among those who passed an examination. Six boys did not participate in the competition and five failed in it. How many boys were there in the class?

(a) 40

(b) 44

(c) 50

(d) 55

Ans:- (d) 55

  1. Among five friends, Mohan is older than Raju but not as old as Lalit. Lalit is older than Neelesh and Kabir. Neelesh is younger than Raju but not the youngest. Who is the fourth in the descending order of age?

(a) Mohan

(b) Raju

(c) Kabir

(d) Neelesh

Ans:- (d) Neelesh

  1. Who among the following was the chairman of the Union Constitution Committee of the constituent Assembly?

(a) B R Ambedkar

(b) J B Kriplani

(c) Jawaharlal Nehru

(d) Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar

Ans:- (c) Jawaharlal Nehru

  1. The Lok Sabha is called in session for at least how many times in a year?

(a) Twice

(b) Once

(c) Thrice

(d) Four times

Ans:- (a) Twice

  1. Rocket works on the principal of

(a) Conservation of mass

(b) Conservation of energy

(c) Conservation of momentum

(d) None of the above

Ans:-  (c) Conservation of momentum

  1. One Horse Power is equal to?

(a) 736 Watts

(b) 746 Watts

(c) 748 Watts

(d) 756 Watts

Ans:- (b) 746 Watts

  1. Which of the following Chemicals is used for preserving fruit juices?

(a) Ammonium sulphate

(b) Sodium hydroxide

(c) Sodium benzoate

(d) Potassium nitrate

Ans:- (c) Sodium benzoate

  1. Which of the following is a physical basis of life?

(a) Mitochondria

(b) Ribosome

(c) Protoplasm

(d) Nucleus

Ans:- (c) Protoplasm

  1. What is ‘Recession’?

(a) Rise in the cost of production, especially because of wage increase.

(b) Increase in money supply without a matching increase in production.

(c) Reduction in production and employment for want of sufficient demand for goods.

(d) None of the above.

Ans:- (d) None of the above.

  1. The Principal source of revenue to the State Government in India is

(a) Income Tax

(b) Sales Tax

(c) State Excise Duties

(d) Land Revenue

Ans:- (b) Sales Tax

  1. The Arjuna Award was instituted in the year

(a) 1965

(b) 1963

(c) 1961

(d) 1975

Ans:- (c) 1961

  1. The first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest was

(a) Arati Saha

(b) Asha Agarwal

(c) Bachendri Pal

(d) Reita Fariya

Ans:- (c) Bachendri Pal

  1. The founder of Boy Scouts and Civil Guides Movement in India was

(a) Charles Andrews

(b) Baden Powell

(c) Richard Temple

(d) Robert Montgomery
Ans:- (b) Baden Powell

  1. The title of Governor – General was changed to that of Viceroy in the year

(a) 1858 AD

(b) 1885 AD

(c) 1905 AD

(d) 1917 AD

Ans:- (a) 1858 AD

  1. Who wrote ”Tughluqnama’?

(a) Rakshan

(b) Amir Khusrau

(c) Isami

(d) Malik Mohammad Jaisi

Ans:- (b) Amir Khusrau

  1. India was invaded by Timer in

(a) 1335

(b) 1385

(c) 1389

(d) 1398

Ans:- (d) 1398

  1. Where was the Arya Samaj set up for the first time in 1875?

(a) Lahore

(b) Amritsar

(c) Bombay

(d) Delhi

Ans:- (c) Bombay

  1. The leader of the young Bengal Movement was

(a) Dwarakanath Tagore

(b) Chandrasekhar Deb

(c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

(d) Henry Vivian Derozio

Ans:- (d) Henry Vivian Derozio

  1. Kanchipuram is in which of the following states?

(a) Kerala

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Karnataka

Ans:- (c) Tamil Nadu

  1. The book ‘Satanic Verses’ was written by

(a) Gunnar Myrdal

(b) Agatha Christie

(c) William Golding

(d) Salman Rushdie

Ans:- (d) Salman Rushdie

  1. The river Cauvery originates from which of the following states?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Karnataka

(d) Madhya Pradesh

Ans:- (c) Karnataka

  1. Who among the following was the first lady Prime Minister in the World?

(a) Golda Meir

(b) Indira Gandhi

(c) Mary Eugenia Charles

(d) Shrimavo Bhandaranaike

Ans:- (d) Shrimavo Bhandaranaike

  1. The Kalinga Prize is given by which of the following?


(b) Government of India

(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru Peace Foundation

(d) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Ans:- (a) UNESCO

  1. Ramon Magsaysay Award is named after the former President of

(a) Indonesia

(b) Indian Journalists Association

(c) Thailand

(d) Philippines

Ans:- (d) Philippines

  1. Ashoka the Great, conquered Kalinga in the year

(a) 261 BC

(b) 58 BC

(c) 261 AD

(d) 78 AD

Ans:- (a) 261 BC

  1. During the time of Harshavardhana, a great Buddhist assembly was held at

(a) Patliputra

(b) Nalanda

(c) Prayag

(d) Purushapura

Ans:- (c) Prayag

  1. Which of the following laid the foundation of the British Civil Service in India?

(a) Warren Hustings

(b) Lord Cornwallis

(c) Lord Wellesley

(d) Lord Canning

Ans:- (b) Lord Cornwallis

  1. The founder of the first Afghan dynasty in India was

(a) Ibrahim Lodhi

(b) Bahlol Lodhi

(c) Sikandar Lodhi

(d) Sher Shah Suri

Ans:- (b) Bahlol Lodhi

  1. The extent of the Delhi Sultanate empire was the greatest during the reign of

(a) Alauddin Khilji

(b) Iltutmish

(c) Balban

(d) Mohammad-bin-tughlaq

Ans:- (a) Alauddin Khilji

  1. The first Indian woman who became the president of Indian Congress in 1925 at Kanpur, is

(a) Annie Besant

(b) Sarojini Naidu

(c) Sucheta Kripalani

(d) None of the above

Ans:- (b) Sarojini Naidu

  1. Which of the following river make Estuary?

(a) Narmada

(b) Ganga

(c) Yamuna

(d) Luni

Ans:- (a) Narmada

  1. Which state has the largest coaste in India?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Karnataka

(d) Andhra Pradesh

Ans:- (a) Gujarat