### POSTAL ASSISTANT WRITTEN EXAM QUESTIONS

POSTAL ASSISTANT/ SORTING ASSISTANT WRITTEN EXAM QUESTIONS

1) Prasad borrowed Rs.15, 000 from sunitha at compound interest rate of 12% per annum. How much money should Shiju John pay at the end of 2 years to settle the loan?
(A)Rs.18,600
(B)Rs.18,816
(C)Rs.18,618
(D)Rs.18,869

2) The difference between the simple interest and the compound interest compounded annually at the rate of 12% per annum on Rs 5,000 for two years will be:
(A)Rs 17.50
(B)Rs 36
(C)Rs 45
(D)Rs 72

3) Capacity of a cylindrical vessel is 25.872 litres. If the height of the cylinder is three times the radius of its base, what is the area of the base in square cms?
(A)336
(B)1232
(C)616
(D)Cannot be determined

4) Mr. Rajeshgoes 10 meter due east and then 24 meter due north. Find the distance from the starting point.
(A)26 meters
(B)24 meters
(C)28 meters

(D)30 meters

5) Mr Janardhan is 7 times as old as his son. 10 years hence he will be 3 times as old as his son. What are their present ages (in years)?
(A)4, 28
(B)5, 35
(C)3, 21
(D)6, 42

6) There are 30 students in a class. The average age of the first 10 students is 12.5 years. The average age of the next 20 students is 13.1 years. The average age of the whole class is:
(A)12.5 years
(B)12.7 years
(C)12.8 years
(D)12.9 years

7) Three men Raju, Shaju and Biju go walking round a circle 1 kilometre in circumference at the rates of 10, 20 and 40 metres per minute respectively. If they all start together and walk in the same direction, when will they again be together at the same place?
(A)After 50 minutes
(B)After 240 minutes
(C)After 800 minutes
(D)After 100 minutes

8) A number is increased by 10% and then reduced by 10%. After this operation, the number:
(A)Does not change
(B)Decreases by 1 per cent
(C)Increases by 1 per cent
(D)Increases by 0.1 per cent

9) Raju does a work in 10 days and Sonu does the same work in 15 days. In how many days they together will do the same work ?
(A)5 days
(B)6 days
(C)7 days
(D)8 days