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If the population of a town 2 years ago was 62,500. It decreases every year at the rate of 4%, due to migration to big cities. The present population of the town is

- 58, 700
- 75, 000
- 57, 600
- 76, 000

### Answer is c

2. If a man receives on one-fourth of his capital 3% interest, on the remainder 11%, the percentage he receives on the whole is

- 5
- 5.2
- 4.5
- 5.5

### Answer is a

3. In a factory, the production of cycles rose to 48,000 from 40,000 in 2 years. The rate of growth per annum is

- 8%
- 10%
- 9%
- 10.5%

### Answer is b

4. If the sales tax on a television set increases from 7to 8%, what more amount will have to be paid for the television whose price (excluding sales taxes) is ₹19000?

- ₹ 95
- ₹ 90
- ₹ 190
- ₹ 180

### Answer is a

5. A spider climbed 145/2%of the height of the pole in one hour and in the next hour it covered 25/2%of the remaining height. If the pole’s height is 192 m, then distance climbed in the 2nd hour is

- 5 m
- 9 m
- 3 m
- 7 m

### Answer is **c**

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