**LIC Assistant Administrative Officer Numerical Ability Paper**

**Numerical Ability Test For AAO Examination**

1. The length of a rectangle is 20% more than its breadth.
What will be the ratio of the area of this rectangle to the area of a square
whose side is equal to the breadth of the rectangle?

(1) 5:6

(2) 6:5

(3) 2:1

(4) Data inadequate

(5) None of these

Ans. (2)

2. A box contains 4 black bails, 3 red bails and 5 green
balls. 2 balls are drawn from the box at random. What is the probability that
both the balls are of the same colour?

(1) 47/68

(2) 1/6

(3) 19/66

(4) 2/11

(5) None of these

Ans. (3)

3. In a two digit number the digit in unit’s place is four
times the digit in ten’s place and sum of the digits Is equal to ten. What is
the number?

(1) 14

(2) 41

(3) 82

(4) Data inadequate

(5) None of these

Ans. (4)

4. During which of the following years was the ratio of
income to expenditure the minimum?

(1) 1991

(2) 1994

(3) 1995

(4) 1996

(5) 1997

Ans. (1)

5. If the expenditure in 1995 and 1997 was equal and income
in 1997 was 15:5 lakhs, what was the income in 1995?

(1) 12.5 lakhs

(2) 13.5 lakhs

(3) 14 lakhs

(4) Data inadequate

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

6. 8 4 4 6 122890

(1) 18

(2) 42

(3) 21

(4) 24

(5) None of these

Ans. (3)

7. 438 487 447 476
460 469

(1) 485

(2) 425

(3) 475

(4) 496

(5) None of these

Ans. (1)

8. 6 8 10 42 .146 7704578

(1) 868

(2) 8872

(3) 858

(4) 882

(5) None of these

Ans. (4)

9. In which year the increase percent was minimum?

(1) 2000-01

(2) 1998-99

(3) 1995-96

(4) 1999-2000

(5) None of these

Ans. (2)

10. The price in 1999-2000 is what per cent of price in
1995-1996?

(1) 15%

(2)91%

(3) 118%

(4) 120%

(5) None of these

Ans. (3)

11. What is the area of the given rectangle?

(A) Perimeter of the rectangle is 60 cms.

(B) Breadth of the rectangle is 12 cms.

(C) Sum of two adjacent sides is 30 cms.

(1) A and B only

(2) A only

(3) B only

(4) C only

(5) A or C only

Ans. (1)

12. Who is the tallest among M. P, Q and R?

(A) P is taller than Q but not as R.

(B) R is taller than M.

(C) M is taller than P but not as tall as R.

(1) C only

(2) B only

(3) B or C only

(4) A or B only

(5) A or C only

Ans. (4)

13. What will be the ratio between ages of Samir and Anil
after five years?

(A) Samir’s present age is more than Anfi’s present age by 4
years.

(B) Anfi’s present age is 20 years.

(C) Anil and Samir’s present ages are in the ratio of 3:4.

(1) A or B or C only

(2) B only (3) C only

(4) A or C only

(5) B or C only

Ans. (3)

14. Mr. X borrowed a sum of money on compound interest. What
will be the amount to be repaid if he is repaying entire amount at the end of
two years?

(A) The rate of interest is 5 percent p.a.

(B) Simple interest fetched on the same amount in one year
is Rs. 600/-.

(C) The amount borrowed is 10 times the simple interest in
two years.

(1) C only

(2) A only

(3) A or B only

(4) A or C only

(5) All A, B and C are required to answer the question

Ans. (5)

15. A boat will take how much time to cross the river
against the stream of the river?

(A) In still water the speed of the boat is 15 km/hour.

(B) The width of the river is 8 km.

(C) The speed of the stream is 2 km/hr.

(1) Only A

(2) Only B

(3) Only C

(4) All A, B, C are required to answer the question

(5) It is not possible to answer the question with the help
of statements all three A, B anC.

Ans. (4)

16. Approximately what Is the total number of literate
people in Maharashtra and Karnataka together?

(1) 4.5lakh

(2) 6.5lakh

(3) 3lakh

(4) 3.Slakh

(5) 6lakh

Ans. (1)

17. Approximately what will be the percentage of total male
in U.P., Maharashtra & Kerala of the total population of the given states?

(1) 20%

(2) 18%

(3) 28%

(4) 30%

(5) 25%

Ans. (5)

18. If in the year 1993 there was an increase of 10%
population of U.P. and 12% of Bihar compared to the
previous year, than 1hát was the ratio of the population of U.P. to Bihar?

(1) 50:40

(2) 40:50

(3) 48:55

(4) 55:48

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

19. What was the approximate percentage of women of Andhra
Pradesh to the women of Tamil Nadu?

(1) 90%

(2) 110%

(3) 120%

(4) 85%

(5) 95%

Ans. (3)

20. What is the ratio of the number of females in Tamil Nadu
to the number of females n Kerala?

(1) 1:2

(2) 1:1

(3) 2:1

(4) 2:3

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

21. In Tamil Nadu if 70% of the females are literate and 75%
of the males are literate, what is the total number of illiterates in the
state?

(1) 75,000

(2) 85,000

(3) 71,000

(4) 81,000

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

22. What is the ratio of literates in Andhra Pradesh to the
literates in Bihar?

(1) 2:5

(2) 3:5

(3) 3:2

(4) 2:3

(5) None of these

Ans. (3)

23. Sunil left for city ‘x’ from city ‘y’ at 5.50a.m. He traveled at the speed of 80 kms/hr.
for 2 hours 15 minutes. After that the speed was reduced to 60 kms/hour. If the
distance between two cities is 350 kms, at what time did Sunil reach the city
Y’?

(1) 10.05 a.m.

(2) 10.35 a.m.

(3) 9.50 a.m.

(4) 9.55 a.m.

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

24. Two trains A arid B of equal length of 200 metres
running In opposite direction cross each other in 16 seconds. What is the speed
of train A?

(1) 90 kms/hr.

(2) 40 kms/hr.

(3) 80 kms/hr.

(4) Data inadequate

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

25. What should come in place of question mark (?) in the
following equation?

8√? ÷ 14 x 3 + 9 = 21

(1) 7

(2) 49

(3) 64

(4) 196

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

26. What is the difference between the percentage of marks
obtained by the student getting highest total marks and the student getting
lowest total marks?

(1) 66.6

(2) 56.6

(3) 28.4

(4) 26.4

(5) None of these

Ans. (4)

27. How many different letter arrangements can be made from
the letters of the word EXTRA in such a way that the vowels are always
together?

(1) 112

(2) 128

(3) 124

(4) 148

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

29. Rajan invested an amount of Rs. 8,000/- in a fixed
deposit scheme for 2 years at compound interest rate 5 percent p.a. How much
amount will Rajan get on maturity of the fixed deposit?

(1) Rs. 8,620/-

(2) Rs. 8,840/-

(3) Rs. 8,800/-

(4) Rs. 8,600/.-

(5) None of these

Ans. (5)

30. Marks obtained by student A in English are more or less
by what percent than the marks obtained by G in Geography?

(1) 14

(2) 7

(3) 8

(4) 16

(5) None of these

Ans. (1)

31. A and B started a partnership business investing some
amount in the ratio of 3: 5. C joined them after six months with an amount
equal to that of B; profit at the end of one year should be distributed in what
proportion among A, B and C?

(1) 6:10:5

(2) 3:5:5

(3) 3:5:2

(4) Data inadequate

(5) None of these

Ans. (4)

32. Four of the following five parts numbered (1), (2), (3),
(4) and (5) in the following equátioj1re exactly equal. Which part is not equal
to the other four? The number of that, part is the answer.

(1) (X + Y)

^{2}– 2XY=
(2) (X- Y)

^{ 2}+ 2XY=
(3) (X- Y) (X + Y) =

(4) (X- Y) (X +Y) + 2Y

^{2}=
(5) (X + Y) (X +2Y) – Y

^{2}– 3XY
Ans. (3)

33. Marks obtained by student D in Science are what
percentage of total marks obtained by student F in Maths and History together?

(1) 144

(2) 166

(3) 60

(4) 70

(5) None of these

Ans. (3)

34. What

**approximate**value will come in place of question mark (?) in the following equation?
21.0091 — 6.085 + 13.4 = (35 + ?) x 2

(1) 6.5

(2) 10.5

(3) 15.5

(4) 20.5

(5) 24.5

Ans. (2)

35. For which two subjects the difference between averages
of the mar1cs obtained by all the seven students is the maximum?

(1) Maths - English

(2) History - Science

(3) Geography - English

(4) Maths - History

(5) English – History

Ans. (5)

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