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In a Public Sector Unit (PSU), there are 45600 employees. When the PSU offered a Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS), 40% of the employees applied for the VRS. After scrutinizing, PSU has rejected 15% of the applications. But only 9120 employees took the retirement through the scheme. What percentage of the total number of employees did not take retirement even a. 25% though their applications are not rejected? [CAT-2014] b. 14% c. 24% d. 12.75%

In a Public Sector Unit (PSU), there are 45600 employees. When the PSU offered a Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS), 40% of the employees applied for the VRS. After scrutinizing, PSU has rejected 15% of the applications. But only 9120 employees took the retirement through the scheme. What percentage of the total number of employees did not take retirement even though their a. 25% applications are not rejected? [CAT 2014] b. 14% c. 24% d. 12.75% erson ISSoy VR s- IS504-9120= 63s

In an election only two candidates A and B contested 30% of the voters did not vote and 1600 votes were declared as invalid. The winner, A got 4800 votes more than his opponent thus he secured 51% votes of the total voters on the voter list. Percentage votes of the loser candidate, B out of the total voters on the voter list is: a. 5.6% b. 3% c. 6.2% d. 5% e. 4.6%

In an election only two candidates A and B contested 30% of the voters did not vote and 1600 votes were declared as invalid. The winner, A got 4800 votes more than his opponent thus he secured 51% votes of the total voters on the voter list. Percentage votes of the loser candidate, B out of the total voters on the voter list is: a. 5.6% b. 3% c. 6.2% d. 5% e. 4.6% winnu vah Looke vat.

In a school there are 2000 students. On January 2nd, all the students were present in the school except 4% of the boys and on January 3rd, all the students are present in the school except 28/3% of the girls, but in both the days number of students present in the school, were same. The number of girls in the school is a. 400 b. 1200 C. 800 d. 600

In a school there are 2000 students. On January 2nd, all the students were present in the school except 4% of the boys and on January 3rd, all the students are present in the school except 28/3% of the girls, but in both the days number of students present in the school, were same. The number of girls in the school is: a. 400 b. 1200 c. 800 d. 600 LO O) 2 96 b

The monthly income of Shyama and Kamal together is Rs28000. The income of Shyama and Kamal is increased by 25% and 12.5% respectively. The new income of Kamal becomes 120% of the new salary of Shyama. What is the new income of Shyama? a. Rs12000 b. Rs18000 c. Rs14000 d. Rs16000 e. Rs15000

The monthly income of Shyama and Kamal together is Rs28000. The income of Shyama and Kamal is increased by 25% and 12.5% respectively. The new income of Kamal becomes 120% of the new salary of Shyama. What is the new income of Shyama? a. Rs12000 b. Rs18000 c. Rs14000 d. Rs16000 e. Rs15000 12-S . K

500 kg of ore contained a certain amount of iron. After the first blast furnace process, 200 kg of slag containing 12.5% of iron was removed. The percentage of iron in the remaining ore was found to be 20% more than the percentage in the original ore. How many kg of iron were there in the original 500 kg ore? a. 54.2 b. 58.5 c. 46.3 d. 42.4 e. 89.2