# GATB/D-Quantitative Reasoning

Graduate Assessment Test GAT is given by candidates to take admissions in MS / M.Phil programs. GAT test has 4 categories. GAT B/D test is taken for Art Humanities and Social Science/Religious Studies.

**Quantitative Reasoning Questions**

71) Three partners shared the profit in a business in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. They had partnered

for 14 months, 8 months and 7 months respectively. What was the ratio of their

investments?

a) 5 : 7 : 8

b) 20:49:64

c) 38:28:21

d) None

72) The average temperature for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday was 40C. The average

for Thursday, Friday and Saturday was 41C. If temperature on Saturday was 42C, what was

the temperature on Wednesday?

a) 39 C

b) 44 C

c) 38 C

d) 41 C

73) Interest obtained on a sum of Rs. 5000 for 3 years is Rs. 1500. Find the rate percent.

a) 8%

b) 9%

c) 10%

d) 11%

74)Three numbers are in ratio 1:2:3 and HCF is 12. The numbers are:

a) 12,24,36

b) 11,22,33

c) 12,24,32

d) 5,10,15

75) 1.14 expressed as a per cent of 1.9 is:

a) 6%

b) 10%

c) 60%

d) 90%

**Answers**

**(71) 20:49:64**

**(72) 39 C**

**(73) 11%**

**(74) 12,24,36**

**(75) 60%**

76) If 2/3 of A=75% of B=0.6 of C, then A:B:C is

a) 2:3:3

b) 3:4:5

c) 4:5:6

d) 9:8:10

77) A sells an article to B at a profit of 10% B sells the article back to A at a loss of 10%. In

this transaction:

a) A neither losses nor gains

b) A makes a profit of 11%

c) A makes a profit of 20%

d) B loses 20%

78)The ratio between the perimeter and the breadth of a rectangle is 5 : 1. If the area of the

rectangle is 216 sq. cm, what is the length of the rectangle?

a) 16 cm

b) 18 cm

c) 24 cm

d) Data inadequate

e) None of these

79)What is the probability of getting a sum 9 from two throws of a dice?

a) 1/6

b) 1/8

c) 1/9

d) 1/12

80) A hall is 15 m long and 12 m broad. If the sum of the areas of the floor and the ceiling

is equal to the sum of the areas of four walls, the volume of the hall is:

a) 720

b) 900

c) 1200

d) 1800

**Answers**

**(76) 9:8:10**

**(77) A makes a profit of 11%**

**(78) 18 cm**

**(79) 1/9**

**(80) 1200**