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**1) A, B and C are partners in a business. A puts in Rs 350, B Rs.450 and C Rs.550. What is the share of C in a profit of Rs. 405 at the end of the year?**

A) Rs 315

B) Rs 105

C) Rs 165

D) Rs 185

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Answer: OptionCExplanation: A,B,C's investments 350,450,550 Profit ratio 350:450:550 7 : 9 :11 Total profit = 27 points = 405 C's profits = 405/27 x 11 = 165

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**2) A and B enter into partnership. A contributed Rs . 6,000 for 4 months and B RS. 5.000 for 8 months. What is the same of profit of B out of Rs.6,000?**

A) Rs 3750

B) Rs 4750

C) Rs 2850

D) Rs 1950

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Answer: OptionAExplanation: A,B's investments 6000 5000 investment period 4 8 Profit ratio 6000 * 4 : 5000 * 8 24 : 40 3 : 5 Total profit = 8 parts = 6000 B's share = 5 parts = 6000/8 * 5 = 3750

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**3) P, Q and R center into partnership . P puts in Rs.1200 for 6 months , Q Rs. 800 for 7 months and R Rs.600 for 8 months. What is the share of P out of the profit Rs.396?**

A) Rs 132

B) Rs 162

C) Rs 196

D) Rs 112

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Answer: OptionBExplanation: P,Q,R's investments 1200 800 600 Investment period 6 : 7 : 8 Profit ratio 72 : 56 : 48 9 : 7 : 6 Total profit = 22 parts = 396 P's share = 9 parts = 396/22 * 9 = 162

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**4) Murali and Suresh starts a business with Rs. 7500 and Rs. 6000 respectively. Murali is sleeping partner and Suresh gets 12.5% of the profit for managing the business. How should a profit of Rs. 1440 be divided between them?**

A) Rs 1000 , 440

B) Rs 800 , 640

C) Rs 720 , 720

D) Rs 740 , 700

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Answer: OptionDExplanation: Murali , Suresh 's invest 7500 , 6000 Profit ratio = 7500 : 6000 5 : 4 Murali is sleeping partner , so Suresh's profit formanaging business in total proft = 1440 x 12.5 % 180 Rs. Remaining profit = (5+4) parts = 9 parts = 1440 -180 = Rs. 1260 Murali's share = 1260 * 5/9 = Rs. 700 Suresh's share = 180 + 1260 * 4/9 = Rs. 740

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**5) Muni began business with Rs. 4200 and was joined afterwords by Sunil with Rs. 7200. When did Sunil join if the profits at the end of a year were divided equality?**

A) After3months

B) After4months

C) After5months

D) After6months

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Answer: OptionBExplanation: Let period 'x' Muni , Sunil Investments 4200 7200 Investment period 12 (12-x) Profit ratio 4200 * 12 : 7200(12-x) From data profit are equal then 4200 * 12 = 7200(12-x) 7 = 12 - x x = 5

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**6.A and B enter into partnership with capital as 7:9. At the end of 8 months, A withdraws. If they receive the profits in the ratio of 8:9 find how long B’s capital was used?**

A. 6 months

B. 8 months

C. 10 months

D. 7 months

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Answer: OptionDExplanation: 7 * 8 : 9 * x = 8:9 => x= 7

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**7. A, B and C are entered into a partnership. A invested Rs.6500 for 6 months, B invested Rs.8400 for 5 months and C invested for Rs.10000 for 3 months. A is a working partner and gets 5% of the total profit for the same. Find the share of C in a total profit of Rs.7400.**

A. 1750

B. 1900

C. 8600

D. 10300

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Answer: OptionBExplanation: 65 * 6 : 84 * 5 : 100 * 3 26:28:20 C share = 74000 * 95/100 = 7030 * 20/74 => 1900

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**8.Two persons A and B take a field on rent. A puts on it 21 horses for 3 months and 15 cows for 2 months; B puts 15 cows for 6months and 40 sheep for 7 1/2 months. If one day, 3 horses eat as much as 5 cows and 6 cows as much as 10 sheep, what part of the rent should A pay?**

A. 1/3 rd

B. 2/5 th

C. 2/3 rd

D. 1/5 th

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Answer: OptionAExplanation: 3h = 5c 6c = 10s A = 21h*3 + 15c*2 = 63h + 30c = 105c + 30c = 135c B = 15c*6 + 40s*7 1/2 = 90c + 300s = 90c + 180c = 270c A:B = 135:270 27:52 A = 27/79 = 1/3

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**9.The ratio of investments of two partners P and Q is 7:5 and the ratio of their profits is 7:10. If P invested the money for 5 months, find for how much time did Q invest the money?**

A. 7 months

B. 10 months

C. 9 months

D. 11 months

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Answer: OptionBExplanation: 7*5: 5*x = 7:10 x = 10

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**10.A, B and C started a business with capitals of Rs. 8000, Rs. 10000 and Rs. 12000 respectively. At the end of the year, the profit share of B is Rs. 1500. The difference between the profit shares of A and C is?**

A. Rs. 300

B. Rs. 400

C. Rs. 500

D. Rs. 600

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Answer: OptionDExplanation: Ratio of investments of A, B and C is 8000 : 10000 : 12000 = 4 : 5 : 6 And also given that, profit share of B is Rs. 1500 => 5 parts out of 15 parts is Rs. 1500 Now, required difference is 6 - 4 = 2 parts Required difference = 2/5 (1500) = Rs. 600

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