CSAT Questions

Which year has the same calendar as that of 2009

Calendar

Which year has the same calendar as that of 2009?

  1. 2018
  2. 2017
  3. 2016
  4. 2015

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A started from his house and walked 20 m towards East

Directions

A started from his house and walked 20 m towards East, where his friend B joined him. They together walked 10 m in the same direction. Then A turned left while B turned right and travelled 2 m and 8 m respectively. Again B turned left to travel 4 m followed by 5 m to his right to reach his office. A turned right and travelled 12 m to reach his office. What is the shortest distance between the two offices?

  1. 15 m
  2. 17 m
  3. 19 m
  4. 20 m

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The number of parallelograms that can be formed

Quant PnC

The number of parallelograms that can be formed from a set of four parallel lines intersecting another set of four parallel lines, is

  1. 18
  2. 24
  3. 32
  4. 36

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There are 24 equally spaced points lying on the circumference of a circle

Geometry

There are 24 equally spaced points lying on the circumference of a circle. What is the maximum number of equilateral triangles that can be drawn by taking sets of three points as the vertices?

  1. 4
  2. 6
  3. 8
  4. 12

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How many diagonals can be drawn by joining the vertices of an octagon

Geometry

How many diagonals can be drawn by joining the vertices of an octagon?

  1. 20
  2. 24
  3. 28
  4. 64

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A person bought a refrigerator worth Rs. 22,800 with 12.5% interest

Interests

A person bought a refrigerator worth Rs. 22,800 with 12.5% interest compounded yearly. At the end of first year he paid Rs. 8,650 and at the end of second year Rs. 9,125. How much will he have to pay at the end of third year to clear the debt?

  1. Rs. 9,990
  2. Rs. 10,000 
  3. Rs. 10,590
  4. Rs. 11,250

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Rakesh had money to buy 8 mobile handsets of a specific company

Profit Loss

Rakesh had money to buy 8 mobile handsets of a specific company. But the retailer offered very good discount on that particular handset. Rakesh could buy 10 mobile handsets with the amount he had. What was the discount the retailer offered?

  1. 15%
  2. 20%
  3. 25%
  4. 30%

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A shopkeeper sells an article at Rs. 40 and gets X% profit

Profit Loss

A shopkeeper sells an article at Rs. 40 and gets X% profit. However, when he sells it at Rs. 20, he faces same percentage of loss. What is the original cost of the article?

  1. Rs. 10
  2. Rs. 20
  3. Rs. 30
  4. Rs. 40

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A bookseller sold 'a' number of Geography textbooks

Profit Loss

A bookseller sold 'a' number of Geography textbooks at the rate of Rs. x per book, 'a + 2' number of History textbooks at the rate of Rs. (x + 2) per book and 'a - 2' number of Mathematics textbooks at the rate of Rs. (x - 2) per book. What is his total sale in Rs.?

  1. 3x + 3a
  2. 3ax + 8
  3. 9ax
  4. x3 a3

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In a school every student is assigned a unique identification number

Numbers

In a school every student is assigned a unique identification number. A student is a football player if and only if the identification number is divisible by 4, whereas a student is a cricketer if and only if the identification number is divisible by 6. If every number from 1 to 100 is assigned to a student, then how many of them play cricket as well as football?

  1. 4
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 12

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The number of times the digit 5 will appear while writing the integers from 1 to 1000

Numbers

The number of times the digit 5 will appear while writing the integers from 1 to 1000 is

  1. 269
  2. 271
  3. 300
  4. 302

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If X is between -3 and -1, and Y is between -1 and 1

Numbers

If X is between -3 and -1, and Y is between -1 and 1, then X2 - Y2 is in between which of the following?

  1. -9 and 1
  2. -9 and -1
  3. 0 and 8
  4. 0 and 9

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While writing all the numbers from 700 to 1000, how many numbers occur

Numbers

While writing all the numbers from 700 to 1000, how many numbers occur in which the digit at hundred's place is greater than the digit at ten's place, and the digit at ten's place is greater than the digit at unit's place?

  1. 61
  2. 64
  3. 85
  4. 91

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A number consists of three digits of which the middle one is zero and their sum is 4

Numbers

A number consists of three digits of which the middle one is zero and their sum is 4. If the number formed by interchanging the first and last digits is greater than the number itself by 198, then the difference between the first and last digits is

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

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A lift has the capacity of 18 adults or 30 children

Time Work

A lift has the capacity of 18 adults or 30 children. How many children can board the lift with 12 adults?

  1. 6
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 15

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Two pipes A and B can independently fill a tank completely in 20 and 30 minutes

Time Work

Two pipes A and B can independently fill a tank completely in 20 and 30 minutes respectively. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously, how much time will they take to fill the tank completely?

  1. 25 minutes
  2. 10 minutes
  3. 12 minutes
  4. 15 minutes

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A train 200 metres long is moving at the rate of 40 kmph

Time Distance

A train 200 metres long is moving at the rate of 40 kmph. In how many seconds will it cross a man standing near the railway line?

  1. 12
  2. 15
  3. 16
  4. 18

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The figure drawn below gives the velocity graphs of two vehicles A and B

Time Distance

The figure drawn below gives the velocity graphs of two vehicles A and B. The straight line OKP represents the velocity of vehicle A at any instant, whereas the horizontal straight line CKD represents the velocity of vehicle B at any instant. In the figure, D is the point where perpendicular from P meets the horizontal line CKD such that PD = ½ LD:

What is the ratio between the distances covered by vehicles A and B in the time interval OL?

  1. 1 : 2
  2. 2 : 3
  3. 3 : 4
  4. 1 : 1

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Two persons, A and B are running on a circular track

Time Distance

Two persons, A and B are running on a circular track. At the start, B is ahead of A and their positions make an angle of 30° at the centre of the circle. When A reaches the point diametrically opposite to his starting point, he meets B. What is the ratio of speeds of A and B, if they are running with uniform speeds?

  1. 6 : 5
  2. 4 : 3
  3. 6 : 1
  4. 4 : 2

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Two cities A and B are 360 km apart. A car goes from A to B

Time Distance

Two cities A and B are 360 km apart. A car goes from A to B with a speed of 40 km/hr and returns to A with a speed of 60 km/hr. What is the average speed of the car?

  1. 48 km/hr
  2. 55 km/hr
  3. 50 km/hr
  4. 45 km/hr

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In a group of 15 people; 7 can read French, 8 can read English

Quant Sets

In a group of 15 people; 7 can read French, 8 can read English while 3 of them can read neither of these two languages. The number of people who can read exactly one language is

  1. 10
  2. 9
  3. 5
  4. 4

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All members of a club went to Mumbai and stayed in a hotel

Quant Sets

All members of a club went to Mumbai and stayed in a hotel. On the first day, 80% went for shopping and 50% went for sightseeing, whereas 10% took rest in the hotel. Which of the following conclusion(s) can be drawn from the above data?

  1. 40% members went for shopping as well as sightseeing.
  2. 20% members went for only shopping.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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19 boys turn out for playing hockey. Of these, 11 are wearing hockey shirts

Quant Sets

19 boys turn out for playing hockey. Of these, 11 are wearing hockey shirts and 14 are wearing hockey pants. There are no boys without shirts and pants. What is the number of boys wearing full uniform?

  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 8

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Out of 130 students appearing in an examination, 62 failed in English

Quant Sets

Out of 130 students appearing in an examination, 62 failed in English, 52 failed in Mathematics, whereas 24 failed in both English and Mathematics. The number of students who passed finally is

  1. 40
  2. 50
  3. 55
  4. 60

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In a group of persons travelling in a bus, 6 persons can speak Tamil

Quant Sets

In a group of persons travelling in a bus, 6 persons can speak Tamil, 15 can speak Hindi and 6 can speak Gujarati. In that group none can speak any other language. If 2 persons in the group can speak two languages only and one person can speak all the three languages, then how many persons are there in the group?

  1. 21
  2. 22
  3. 23
  4. 24

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In a town, 45% population read magazine A, 55% read magazine B

Quant Sets

In a town, 45% population read magazine A, 55% read magazine B, 40% read magazine C, 30% read magazines A and B, 15% read magazines B and C, 25% read magazines A and C; and 10% read all the three magazines. What percentage do not read any magazine?

  1. 15%
  2. 25%
  3. 10%
  4. 20%

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Seeta and Geeta go for a swim after a gap of every 2 days

LCM HCF

Seeta and Geeta go for a swim after a gap of every 2 days and every 3 days respectively. If on 1st January both of them went for a swim together, when will they go together next?

  1. 7th January
  2. 8th January
  3. 12th January
  4. 13th January

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Ena was born 4 years after her parents' marriage

Linear Equations

Ena was born 4 years after her parents' marriage. Her mother is three years younger than her father and 24 years older than Ena, who is 13 years old. At what age did Ena's father get married?

  1. 22 years
  2. 23 years
  3. 24 years
  4. 25 years

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If x is greater than or equal to 25 and y is less than or equal to 40

Linear Equations

If x is greater than or equal to 25 and y is less than or equal to 40, then which one of the following is always correct?

  1. x is greater than y
  2. (y - x) is greater than 15
  3. (y - x) is less than or equal to 15
  4. (x - y) is greater than or equal to 65

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In a parking area, the total number of wheels of all the cars

Linear Equations

In a parking area, the total number of wheels of all the cars (four-wheelers) and scooters/motorbikes (two-wheelers) is 100 more than twice the number of parked vehicles. The number of cars parked is

  1. 35
  2. 45
  3. 50
  4. 55

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In a box of marbles, there are three less white marbles

Linear Equations

In a box of marbles, there are three less white marbles than the red ones and five more white marbles than the green ones. If there are a total of 10 white marbles, how many marbles are there in the box?

  1. 28
  2. 36
  3. 26
  4. 32

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Each of A, B, C and D has Rs 100. A pays Rs 20 to B

Linear Equations

Each of A, B, C and D has Rs 100. A pays Rs 20 to B, who pays Rs 10 to C, who gets Rs 30 from D. In this context, which one of the following statements is not correct?

  1. D is the poorest
  2. C is the richest
  3. B is richer than D
  4. C has more than what A and D have together

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A person ordered 5 pairs of black socks and some pairs of brown socks

Linear Equations

A person ordered 5 pairs of black socks and some pairs of brown socks. The price of a black pair was thrice that of a brown pair. While preparing the bill, the bill clerk interchanged the number of black and brown pairs by mistake which increased the bill by 100%. What was the number of pairs of brown socks in the original order?

  1. 15
  2. 25
  3. 10
  4. 20

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A father is nine times as old as his son and the mother is eight times

Linear Equations

A father is nine times as old as his son and the mother is eight times as old as the son. The sum of the father's and the mother's age is 51 years. What is the age of the son?

  1. 3 years
  2. 4 years
  3. 7 years
  4. 5 years

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A cow costs more than 4 goats but less than 5 goats

Linear Equations

A cow costs more than 4 goats but less than 5 goats. If a goat costs between Rs. 600 and Rs. 800, which of the following is a most valid conclusion?

  1. A cow costs between Rs. 2,600 and Rs. 3,800.
  2. A cow costs less than Rs. 3,600.
  3. A cow costs more than Rs. 2,500.
  4. A cow costs between Rs. 2,400 and Rs. 4,000.

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Suppose you have sufficient amount of rupee currency in three denominations

Numbers

Suppose you have sufficient amount of rupee currency in three denominations: Rs. 1, Rs. 10 and Rs. 50. In how many different ways can you pay a bill of Rs. 107?

  1. 16
  2. 17
  3. 18
  4. 19

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A family has two children along with their parents

Averages

A family has two children along with their parents. The average of the weights of the children and their mother is 50 kg. The average of the weights of the children and their father is 52 kg. If the weight of the father is 60 kg, then what is the weight of the mother?

  1. 48 kg
  2. 50 kg
  3. 52 kg
  4. 54 kg

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If the numerator and denominator of a proper fraction are increased

Ratio Proportion

If the numerator and denominator of a proper fraction are increased by the same positive quantity which is greater than zero, the resulting fraction is

  1. always less than the original fraction
  2. always greater than the original fraction
  3. always equal to the original fraction
  4. such that nothing can .be claimed definitely

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X, Y and Z are three contestants in a race of 1000 m

Ratio Proportion

X, Y and Z are three contestants in a race of 1000 m. Assume that all run with different uniform speeds. X gives Y a start of 40 m and X gives Z a start of 64 m. If Y and Z were to compete in a race of 1000 m, how many metres start will Y give to Z?

  1. 20
  2. 25
  3. 30
  4. 35

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The ratio of a two-digit natural number to a number formed by reversing its digits is 4:7

Ratio Proportion Numbers

The ratio of a two-digit natural number to a number formed by reversing its digits is 4:7. The number of such pairs is

  1. 5
  2. 4
  3. 3
  4. 2

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In a 500 metres race, B starts 45 metres ahead of A

Time Distance Ratio Proportion

In a 500 metres race, B starts 45 metres ahead of A, but A wins the race while B is still 35 metres behind. What is the ratio of the speeds of A to B assuming that both start at the same time?

  1. 25:20
  2. 25:21
  3. 5:7
  4. 5:3

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Two equal glasses of same type are respectively 1/3 and 1/4 full

Ratio Proportion

Two equal glasses of same type are respectively 1/3 and 1/4 full of milk. They are then filled up with water and the contents are mixed in a pot. What is the ratio of milk and water in the pot?

  1. 9 : 21
  2. 11 : 23
  3. 7 : 17
  4. 1 : 3

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The monthly incomes of Peter and Paul are in the ratio of 4:3

Ratio Proportion

The monthly incomes of Peter and Paul are in the ratio of 4:3. Their expenses are in the ratio of 3:2. If each saves Rs. 6,000 at the end of the month, their monthly incomes respectively are (in Rs.)

  1. 24,000 and 18,000
  2. 28,000 and 21,000
  3. 32,000 and 24,000
  4. 34,000 and 26,000

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In an examination, A has scored 20 marks more than B

Percentages

In an examination, A has scored 20 marks more than B. If B has scored 5% less marks than A, how much has B scored?

  1. 360
  2. 380
  3. 400
  4. 420

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Raju has Rs. 9000 with him and he wants to buy a mobile handset

Percentages

Raju has Rs. 9000 with him and he wants to buy a mobile handset; but he finds that he has only 75% of the amount required to buy the handset. Therefore, he borrows Rs. 2000 from a friend. Then

  1. Raju still does not have enough amount to buy the handset.
  2. Raju has exactly the same amount as required to buy the handset.
  3. Raju has enough amount to buy the handset and he will have Rs. 500 with him after buying the handset.
  4. Raju has enough amount to buy the handset and he will have Rs. 1000 with him after buying the handset.

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When a runner was crossing the 12 km mark

Percentages

When a runner was crossing the 12 km mark, she was informed that she had completed only 80% of the race. How many kilometres was the runner supposed to run in this event?

  1. 14
  2. 15
  3. 16
  4. 16.5

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A and B are two heavy steel blocks. If B is placed on the top of A

Percentages

A and B are two heavy steel blocks. If B is placed on the top of A, the weight increases by 60%. How much weight will reduce with respect to the total weight of A and B, if B is removed from the top of A?

  1. 60%
  2. 45.5%
  3. 40%
  4. 37.5%

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A student has to get 40% marks to pass in an examination

Percentages

A student has to get 40% marks to pass in an examination. Suppose he gets 30 marks and fails by 30 marks, then what are the maximum marks in the examination?

  1. 100
  2. 120
  3. 150
  4. 300

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In a test, a candidate attempted only 8 questions and secured

Percentages

In a test, a candidate attempted only 8 questions and secured 50% marks in each of the questions. If he obtained a total of 40% in the test and all questions in the test carried equal marks, how many questions were there in the test?

  1. 8
  2. 10
  3. 15 
  4. 16

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The average marks of 100 students are given to be 40

Averages

The average marks of 100 students are given to be 40. It was found later that marks of one student were 53 which were misread as 83. The corrected mean marks are

  1. 39
  2. 39.7
  3. 40
  4. 40.3

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