# (Paper) CLAT UG Question Paper 2009 : Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

## (Paper) Previous Year Question Paper (BA LLB) - 2009

## Section - III : Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

**1. The average monthly income of a person in a certain family of 5 members is Rs. 1000. What will be monthly average income of one person in the same family if the income of one person increased by Rs. 12,000/- per year?**

(a) Rs. 1200/-

(b) Rs. 1600/-

(c) Rs. 2000/-

(d) Rs. 3400/-

**2. A dishonest shopkeeper uses a weight of 800 gm for a kg and professes to sell his good at cost price. His profit is**

(a) 20%

(b) 21%

(c) 24%

(d) 25%

**3. By selling I I oranges for a rupee, a man loses 10% . How many oranges for a rupee should he sell to gain 10% ?**

(a) 9

(b) 10

(c) 8

(d) 5

**4. A person takes 3 hours to walk a certain distance and riding back. Fie could walk both ways in 5 hours. How long could it take to ride both ways.**

(a) 1.5 hr

(b) 1 hr

(c) 0.5 hr

(d) 2 hr

**5. Change 1/8 into percentage**

(a) 12.5%

(b) 15%

(c) 8%

(d) 25%

**6. 12.5% of 80 is equal to**

(a) 8

(b) 20

(c) 10

(d) 40

**7. Which number should fill the blank space to complete the series: 1,2,4,5,7,8,10,11**

(a) 12

(b) 13

(c) 14

(d) 15

**8. The smallest of the fractions given below**

(a) 9/10

(b) 11/12

(c) 23/28

(d) 32/33

**9. Three friends shared the cost of a television. If Amit, Bharat and Dinesh each paid Rs. 3000 and Rs. 1800 respectively, then Dinesh paid what percent of the total cost?**

(a) 10%

(b) 20%

(c) 30%

(d) 40%

**10. The average age of 29 boys of a class is equal to 14 years. When the age of the class teacher is included the average becomes 15 years. Find the age of the class teacher.**

(a) 44 years

(b) 40 years

(c) 52 years

(d) 66 years

**11. It takes 8 people working at equal rates to finish a work in 96 days. How long will 6 workers take for the same work?**

(a) 92 days

(b) 128 days

(c) 111 days

(d) 84 days

**12. Ram’s income is 20% less than Shyam’s. How much is Shyam’s income more than Ram’s in percentage terms?**

(a) 20%

(b) 30%

(c) 25%

(d) 15%

**13. The monthly salary of A,B and C are in the ratio 2: 3: 5. If C’s Monthly salary is Rs. 1,200 more than that of a, find B’s annual salary.**

(a) Rs. 2000

(b) Rs. 1000

(c) Rs. 1500

(d) Rs. 1200

**14. In a town there are 94500 people. 2/9 of them are foreigners, 6400 are immigrants and the rest are natives. How many are natives?**

(a) 67100

(b) 27400

(c) 77600

(d) 88100

**15. Total salary of three persons A, B and C is Rs. 1,44,000. They spend 80% , 85% and 75% respectively. If their savings are in the ratio 8:9:20, find C’s salary.**

(a) 48000

(b) 64000

(c) 40000

(d) 32000

**16. The population of a town is 155625. For ever 1000 males there are 1075 females. If 40% of the males and 24% of the females are literate, find the percentage of literacy in the town.**

(a) 33.7

(b) 32.7

(c) 31.7

(d) 30.7

**17. 10 sheep and 5 pigs were brought for Rs. 6,000. If the average price of a sheep is Rs. 450, find the average price of pig.**

(a) Rs. 380

(b) Rs. 410

(c) Rs. 340

(d) Rs. 300

**18. Ram weighs 25 kg more than Shyam. Their combined weight is 325 kg. How much does Shyam weigh?**

(a) 150 kg

(b) 200 kg

(c) 125 kg

(d) 160 kg

**19. Find out the wrong number in the series: 3,8,15,24,34,48,63**

(a) 24

(b) 34

(c) 15

(d) 63

**20. What is the location value of 7 in the figure 9872590?**

(a) 72590

(b) 7

(c) 70000

(d) 7000