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In appreciation of the social improvements completed in a town, a wealthy philanthropist decided to gift $Rs\; 750$ to each male senior citizen in the town and $Rs\; 1000$ ... money (in Rupees) did the philanthropist give away in total? $1,50,000$ $2,00,000$ $1,75,000$ $1,51,000$
asked Feb 14, 2018 in Numerical Ability gatecse 3.8k views
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If $\large q^{-a} = \dfrac{1}{r}$ and $\large r^{-b} = \dfrac{1}{s}$ and $\large s^{-c} = \dfrac{1}{q}$, the value of $abc$ is ________. $\left(rqs\right)^{-1}$ $0$ $1$ $r+q+s$
asked Jan 20, 2017 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 849 views
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A suitcase weighs one kilogram plus half of its weight. How much does the suitcase weigh? $1.3333$... kilograms $1.5$ kilograms $1.666$... kilograms $2$ kilograms cannot be determined from the given data
asked Dec 21, 2016 in Numerical Ability jothee 662 views
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Three boxes labeled A, B and C have a total of 249 marbles. If 3 dozen marbles are transferred from box A' to box B', box B' will have 5 times the number of marbles in box A'. Instead, if 21 marbles are transferred from box B' to box C', the number of marbles in box B' will be 1.5 ... 30 from box A' to box B' 30 from box B' to box A' 36 from box A' to box B' 36 from box B' to box A'
asked Dec 4, 2015 in Numerical Ability Akash Kanase 213 views
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A large community practices birth control in the following peculiar fashion. Each set of parents continues having children until a son is born; then they stop. What is the ratio of boys to girls in the community if, in the absence of birth control, $51\%$ of the babies are born male? $51:49$ $1:1$ $49:51$ $51:98$ $98:51$
asked Nov 13, 2015 in Numerical Ability makhdoom ghaya 520 views
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