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MAT September 2015 Solved Question Paper: Quantitative Aptitude

Jagran Josh

Previous year papers provide the best snapshot to the student regarding what they can expect in the coming year exam. By practicing the previous year papers you can also get an overview to prepare the expected topics in a systematic manner.

In this article we will be taking an in-depth look at the Quantitative Aptitude Section of MAT September 2015 Solved Question Paper.

So, read the questions carefully and solve the question paper to brush up your Quantitative Aptitude skills for the upcoming MAT exam.

MAT September 2015 Solved Question Paper: Quantitative Aptitude

1. A sum of 10000 amount of 12000 in 5 yr at a certain rate per cent at compound interest. Find what will be the amount in 20 yr at the same rate of compound interest?

(a) 18000

(b) 16000

(c) 20000

(d) None of these

3. There are some shepherds and their sheep are in a grassing field. The number of total heads are 60 and total legs are 168 including both men and sheep. The number of sheep is

(a) 18

(b) 26

(c) 24

(d) 36

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5. A milkman sells the milk at the cost price, but he mixes the water in it and thus he gains 9.09%. The quantity of water in the mixture of 1 L milk is

(a) 83.33 mL

(b) 90.90 mL

(c) 90.09 mL

(d) None of these

6. The average marks of the students in four sections A, B, C and D together are 60%. The average marks of the students of A, B, C and D individually are 45%, 50%, 72% and 80%, respectively. If the average marks of the students of sections A and B together are 48% and that of the students of 5 and C together are 60%. What is the ratio of number of students in sections A and D?

(a) 2:3

(b) 4:3

(c) 5:3

(d) 3:5

11. Ashok and Amit started a business with investment of 5 lakh and 4 lakh. Amit runs the business and gets - of profit as salary on which he pays 10% tax. If they are with the same amount of profit finally, total profit earned is

(a)  30000

(b)  50000

(c)  80000

(d) Cannot be determined

12. A, B and C start a business. Profit earned by A is 10% more than B and profit earned by B is 15% less than C. The ratio of their investment is

(a) 178:170:200

(b) 187:170:200

(c) 180:162:190

(d) 163:175:190

13. A and B can do a work in 10 days, B and C in 15 days and A and C in 12 days. In how many days the work will be finished by A, B and C working together?

(a) 6

(b) 7



14. A man can do a work in 20 days and a woman can do it in 30 days. 5 men worked for 2 days and left the work. How many women are needed to finish the work next day?

(a) 18

(b) 15

(c) 14

(d) 12

17. A tank is filled by pipe A in 20 min and pipe B in 30 min. Pipe C can empty it in 45 min in full tank C is opened for 30 min, then pipe A and B are also opened. The tank will be full in approx min.

(a) 15

(b) 8

(c) 12

(d) 10

20. A certain sum of money is divided among A, B and C, so that for each rupee A, B has 65 paise and C has 35 paise. If B’s share is 1300, then total sum of money is

(a) 7000

(b) ` 6000

(c) ` 5000

(d) 4000

21. The incomes of X, Y and Z are in the ratio 5:7:9 and their expenditures are in the ratio 6:7:12. If X saves 30% of his income, then what is the ratio of their savings?

(a) 24:18:35

(b) 18:35:24

(c) 24:35:18

(d) 18:24:35

23. There are only two candidates contesting the election. A person who got 47% of votes lost by 540 votes. Assuming that there were no invalid votes, the total number of votes casted were

(a) 7000

(b) 8000

(c) 9000

(d) 10000

24. In a class, 55% of the students are girls. On Monday, 80% of boy students are present. If a total of 70% students were present that day, then the percentage of girls present is

(a) 45%

(b) 44%

(c) 35%

(d) 34%

25. In an examination, 40% of students failed in Maths, 30% failed in English and 10% failed in both. Then, the percentage of students who passed in both is



(c) 60%

(d) 30%

26. If one side of the rectangle is increased by 25% and the other side is increased by 8%, then find by what per cent area of rectangle will change?

(a) 25%

(b) 30%

(c) 35%

(d) 40%

27. A can do a work in 20 days and B can do it in 10 days. A starts the work and works alone for 5 days. Then, B joins A and they finish the work. In how many days, the work gets finished?

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 9

(d) 8

28. 10 men can do a work in 10 days working 10 h a day. In how many days, the work will be done by 20 men working 5 h a day?

(a) 5

(b) 8

(c) 10

(d) 12

29. A car travels half of the distance with speed 40 km/h and half with speed 60 km/h in journey of 5 h. What is the distance covered by the car?

(a) 240 km

(b) 150 km

(c) 100 km

(d) 180 km

30. A car starts with a speed of 20 km/h and increases its speed by 10 km/h after every hour. Another car has a constant speed of 50 km/h. In how much time, both the cars cover equal distance?

(a) 4 h

(b) 5 h

(c) 6 h

(d) 7 h

32. Pipe A can fill a tank in 30 min, B and C can fill in 90 min; A and B in 20 min. Pipe C can empty it in  min.

(a) 150

(b) 180

(c) 210

(d) 240

33. A, B and C receive 10000, 12000 and 16000 as profit on total investment of 200000. What is the difference in investment by C, A and B together?

(a) `37951

(b) `35000

(c) `39751

(d) `31579

34. Rakesh gives 140000 to Ramesh for a business. Ramesh spends 1/8 of his profit on rent of shop. If they are left with equal amount, then what is the investment of Ramesh?

(a) 160000

(b) 150000

(c) 170000

(d) 180000

35. A right circular cone, a right circular cylinder and a hemisphere, all have the same radius and the heights of cone and cylinder are equal to their diameters. Then, their volumes are proportional, respectively to

(a)  l:3:l

(b) 2:l:3

(c) 3:2:l

(d) l:2:3

36. The sides of a triangle are 5, 12 and 13 cm, respectively. A rectangle is constructed which is equal in area to the triangle and has a width of 10 cm. Then, the perimeter of the rectangle is

(a) 30 cm

(b) 26 cm

(c) 13 cm

(d) None of these

39.A certain sum of money amounts to 6600 in 4 yr at a certain rate per cent simple interest. If the rate of interest be increased by its 25%, the same sum would amount to 7000 during the same period. Find the sum.

(a) ` 6000

(b) ` 5500

(c) ` 5000

(d) ` 7000

40. What annual payment will discharge a debt of ` 4130 due 7 yr hence, money being worth 6% per annum simple interest?

(a) 500

(b) 550

(c) 532

(d) 638

Answer Key

Q 1


Q 11


Q 21


Q 31


Q 2


Q 12


Q 22


Q 32


Q 3


Q 13


Q 23


Q 33


Q 4


Q 14


Q 24


Q 34


Q 5


Q 15


Q 25


Q 35


Q 6


Q 16


Q 26


Q 36


Q 7


Q 17


Q 27


Q 37


Q 8


Q 18


Q 28


Q 38


Q 9


Q 19


Q 29


Q 39


Q 10


Q 20


Q 30


Q 40



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