(Paper) CLAT UG Question Paper 2012 : Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)


(Paper) Previous Year Question Paper (BA LLB) - 2012

Section - III : Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)


1. P sells a table to Q at a profit of 10% and Q sells it to R at a profit of 12%. If R pays Rs. 246.40 for it, then how much had P paid for it?

(A) 200.00
(B) 300.00
(C) 248.00
(D) 346.00

2. The least value of x, for which the expression x2+x+17 will not give a prime number, is

(A) 7
(B) 11
(C) 13
(D) 17

3. A train 300 meters long is running at a speed of 25 meters per second, it will cross a bridge 200 meters long in

(A) 5 seconds
(B) 10 seconds
(C) 20 seconds
(D)25 seconds

4. If 0.06% of a number is 84, then 30% of that number is

(A) 25.2
(B) 420
(C) 42000
(D) 2520

5. A sum was divided among P, Q & R. R got double than P who got double than Q. If the difference between the shares of Q and R is Rs. 3675.00, then the sum in rupees is

(A) 4900
(B) 8575
(C) 11025
(D) 7350

6. If the ratio of the areas of two squares is 25:36, then the ratio of their perimeters is

(A) 5:6
(B) 25:36
(C) 6:5
(D) 36:25

7. The denominator of a fraction is greater than its numerator by 11. If 8 is added to both its numerator and denominator, then it becomes ¾. The fraction is

(A) 25/26
(B) 35/26
(C) 26/35
(D)25/36

8. If the value of 1/n^2 + 1/x^2, where x= 2+√3 and y = 2-√3, is

(A) 12
(B) 16
(C) 14
(D) 10

9. If the volume of a sphere is divided by its surface area, we obtain 27 cm. The radius of the sphere is

(A) 9 cm.
(B ) 81 cm.
(C) 27 cm.
(D) 24 cm.

10. One-third of one fourth of a number is 12. Then the number is

(A) 96
(B) 144
(C) 108
(D) 36

11. In the number series 4,10,23,50,104,216,439 the wrong number is

(A) 10
(B) 23
(C) 104
(D) 50

12. The price of 2 trousers and 4 shirts is Rs. 1,600. With the same amount one can buy 1 trouser and 6 shirts. If one wants to buy 12 shirts, he has to pay

(A) Rs. 2400
(B) Rs. 4800
(C) Rs. 1200
(D) Rs. 3700

13. If x=(3/2)2 (2/3)-4, then the value of x-2 is

(A) (2/3)12
(B) (3/2)12
(C) (6/5)-12
(D) (5/6)-12

14. A dealer buys an article for Rs. 380.00. What price should he mark so that after allowing a discount of 5% he still makes a profit of 25% on the article?

(A) Rs. 500
(B) Rs. 475
(C) Rs. 95
(D) Rs. 465

15. In a factory, the production of scooters rose to 48400 from 40000 in 2 years. The rate of growth per annum is

(A) 20%
(B) 10%
(C) 30%
(D) 8%

16. If x + 1/x = 3, then x2 + 1/x2 will be

(A) 9
(B) 10
(C) 27
(D) 7

17. When 16×4+12×3-10×2+8x+20 is divided by 4x-3, the quotient and the remainder are, respectively

(A) 4x3 + 6x2 + 2x and 61/2
(B) 4x3 + 6x2 + 7/2 and 51/2
(C) 6x2 + 2x + 2/7 and 61/2
(D) 4x3 + 6x2 + 2x + 7/2 and 61/2

18. The sum of two numbers is 2490. If 6.5% of one number is equal to 8.5% of the other, the numbers are

(A) 1411 and 1079
(B) 1412 and 1080
(C) 1141 and 1709
(D) 1214 and 1800

19. 120 men had food provision for 200 days. After 5 days, 30 men died of an epidemic. The food will last for further

(A) 280 days
(B) 260 days
(C) 290 days
(D) 252 days

20. Out of the total income, X spends 20% on house rent and 70% of the remaining amount on household expenditure. If X saves Rs. 1800, the total income is

(A) Rs. 8000
(B) Rs. 9500
(C) Rs. 7500
(D) Rs. 8500

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