## 08 December 2011

### VRO and VRA Arithmetic Skills Model Paper Questions

Written Test for VRO and VRA recruitment in Andhra Pradehs will be held on 30th January 2012. There will be three sections in the question paper. Arithmetic Skills is an important part of the written examination. There will be 30 questions on Arithmetic for 30 marks. Those strong in this section will get an edge over other candidates. This is the difficult area for number of candidates. Apart from Arithmetic, candidates have to answer questions on General Studies also.

Questions in Arithmetic section will be in the 10th Class/ SSC standard. Candidates should thoroughly prepare the SSC State Board books for this written test. Practicing Group 4 and other lower level recruitment tests also will help to some extent. Question may be asked from averages, time and work, percentages, age relations, partnership, simple interest, ratios etc. Following are some model questions for Arithmetic section:

1) The average age of students of a class is 15.8 years. The average age of boys in the class is 16.4 years and that of the girls is 15.4 years. The ratio of number of boys to the number of girls in the class is?

2) The average ages of three persons is 60 years. Those ages are in the proportion of 1:2:3. What is the age of the youngest one among them?

3) By selling an article for Rs. 100, one gains Rs. 10. Find out the gain percent.

4) The population of a town is 176400. It increases annually at the rate of 5 percent per annum. What will be its population after 2 years?

5) Divide Rs. 40 in the ratio of 2:3

6) The least number of five digits which is exactly divisible by 12, 15 and 18 is?

7) 9639 - 3098 = 8067 - ?
A) 526 B) 1796 C) 1896 D) 2336 E) None of these

8) 8563 + 3792 + 4085 = ?
A) 16530 B) 16440 C) 17160 D) 16430 E) None of these

9) 8888 + 888 + 88 = ?
A) 9784 B) 9064 C) 9864 D) 9774 E) None of these

10) Pointing to a man, a woman said, 'His mother is the only daughter of my mother'. How is the woman related to man?
A) Mother B) Grandmother C) Sister D) Daughter E) None of these