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### Question 1

1/25 of a boy's score in Maths exceeds 1/28 of his score in English by 16 marks. What is his score in English, if his total score in English and Maths is 612?

### Question 2

Cost of 1 kg of a metal is Rs. $29{1/2}$. What is the cost of ${58/59}$ kg?

### Question 3

What is -341 + (-354) - (-393) + 418?

### Question 4

What is 547 × 79?

**A**

43213.

**B**

43222.

**C**

43204.

**D**

43231.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

This is a multiplication by a number whose units place is 9. Proceed like this: 547 × 79 = 547 × (70 + 9) = 547 × (70 + 10 - 1) = (547 × 70) + (547 × 10) - 547 = 38290 + 5470 - 547 = 43213. The other approach could have been 547 × 79 = 547 × (80 - 1), etc.,

### Question 5

A candidate attempts 129 questions and gets a score of 131. How many questions did he attempt wrongly, if 4 marks are awarded for a correct answer, and 1 is deducted for a wrong answer?

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Updated on 2020-02-07. Published on: 2016-05-13