Mathematics → Arithmetic Sample Questions for GAT Quantitative Section. NTS Mathematics (Arithmetic) Test Preparation Material. Arithmetic Practice Questions and Answers with Solutions.

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**26.** What is the number, if 40% of the number is 380?

(A) 930

(B) 935

(C) 940

(D) 945

(E) 950

**27.** A boy sold his bicycle for $2400 and earned 20% profit. What was the original price (the price without the profit) of the bicycle?

(A) $1940

(B) $1960

(C) $1980

(D) $2000

(E) $2020

**28.** What comes next in the sequence: 1, 1, 2, 6, 24, ____?

(A) 110

(B) 120

(C) 130

(D) 140

(E) 150

**29.** What is the 81^{st} number in the sequence: 1, 4, 7, 10, ………, a_{81} = ?

(A) 237

(B) 241

(C) 245

(D) 249

(E) 253

**30.** Suppose Rs.1,000 is deposited into a savings account that earns Compounded interest at an a rate of 5%. How much will be in the account after 2 years if the interest is compounded annually?

(A) Rs.1102.5

(B) Rs.1110.5

(C) Rs.1112.5

(D) Rs.1120.5

(E) Rs.1122.5

**ANSWERS: GAT ARITHMETIC SAMPLE QUESTIONS**

26. (E) 950

27. (D) $2000

28. (B) 120

29. (B) 241

30. (A) Rs.1102.5

**SOLUTIONS: GAT ARITHMETIC SAMPLE QUESTIONS**

**26.**

**27.**

**28.**

**29.** This is arithmetic sequence with common difference 3. The first number is 1, and we have to find 81st number. Using formula for the nth number in an arithmetic sequence, we have

**30.** For solution, please see Example 1(a) at www.sheir.org/compound-interest-problems.html

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