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1 .
The simple interest accrued on a sum of certain principal is Rs.2000 in five years at the rate of 4% per annum. What would be the compound interest accrued on same principal at same rate in two years ?
Rs.716
Rs.724
Rs.824
Rs.816
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2 .
What total amount would Mithilesh get at the end of three years if he invests an amount of  11200 in a scheme, which offers simple interest 8.5% per annum for three years ?
Rs.14056
Rs.14348
Rs.13852
Rs.15064
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3 .
Arun invested a sum of money at a certain rate of simple interest for a period of for a period of four years. Had he invested the same sum for a period of six years the total interest earned by him would have been fifty per cent more than the earlier interest amount. What was the rate of interest per cent per annum?
4
8
5
Cannot be determined
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4 .
Rohit invested some amount at the rate of 6 pcpa and at the end of 3 yr he got Rs. 8730 simple interest. How much compound interest he will get on same amount and same rate of interest after 2 yr.
Rs.5820
Rs.5949.60
Rs.5900
Rs.5994.60
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5 .
What amount a man would have received on a principal of Rs. 4000 after two yr compound interest @ 5% per annum ?
Rs.4161
Rs.5200
Rs.4410
Rs.4100
Rs.4190 View Answer Discuss in Forum
6 .
The simple interest accrued on an amount of  27500 at the end of three years is  10230. What would be the approximate compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate in the same period ?
Rs.11550
Rs.12620
Rs.10950
Rs.11900
Rs.13500 View Answer Discuss in Forum
7 .
The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 84000 at the end of 3 yr is Rs. 30240. What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate in the same period ?
Rs.30013.95
Rs.31013.95
Rs.32013.95
Rs.33013.95
Rs.34013.95 View Answer Discuss in Forum
8 .
Kruti took a loan at a simple interest rate of 6% in the first year with an increase of 0.5% in each subsequent year. She paid interest of Rs. 3375 after four years. How much loan did she take ?
Rs.12500
Rs.33140
Rs.15800
Cannot be determined
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9 .
The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 40000 at the end of three years Rs. 12000. What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate in the same period ?
Rs.18765
Rs.15350
Rs.21555
Rs.13240
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10 .
Vishwas borrowed a total amount of Rs. 30000, part of it on simple interest rate of 12% per annum and remaining on simple interest rate of 10% per annum. If at the end of 2 yr he paid in all Rs. 36480 to settle the loan amount, what was the amount borrowed at 12% pre annum ?
Rs.16000
Rs.18000
Rs.17500
Rs.12000
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11 .
The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 17000 at the end of four years is Rs. 6800. What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate in the same period ?
Rs.7889.7
Rs.8324
Rs.6990.5
Cannot be determined
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12 .
A sum of Rs. 2600 is lent out in two parts in such a way that the interest on one part at 10% for 5 years is equal to that on the other part at 9% for 6 years. The sum lent out at 10% is __ .
1250
1350
1450
1550
1650 View Answer Discuss in Forum
13 .
The simple interest on a sum of money is $1 \over 16$th of the principal and the number of years is equal to the rate per cent per annum. The rate per cent annum is ______
6$1 \over 4$%
6$1 \over 3$%
6$1 \over 5$%
4$1 \over 5$%
7$1 \over 7$% View Answer Discuss in Forum
14 .
Rahul borrowed a certain sum from Dhawan at a certain rate of simple interest for 2 years. He lent this sum to Ramesh at the same rate of interest compounded annually for the same period. At the end of two years, he received  4200 as compound interest but paid ` 4000 only as simple interest. Find the rate of interest.
12%
25%
35%
10%
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15 .
Rajesh gave Rs. 1200 on loan. Some amount he gave at 4% per annum on simple interest and remaining at 5% per annum on simple interest. After two years, he got Rs. 110 as interest. Then the amounts given at 4% and 5% per annum on simple interest are, respectively :
Rs.500,Rs.700
Rs.400,Rs.800
Rs.900,Rs.300
Rs.1100,Rs.1100
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16 .
The difference between the interest received from two different banks on Rs. 500 for 2 years is Rs. 2.50. The difference between their rates is _______
1%
2%
0.5%
0.25%
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17 .
Some amount out of Rs. 7000 was lent at 6% per annum and the remaining at 4% per annum. If the total simple interest from both the fractions in 5 yrs. was Rs. 1600, find the sum lent at 6% per annum
1500
2000
2500
3000
5000 View Answer Discuss in Forum
18 .
A finance company declares that, at a certain compound interest rate, a sum of money deposited by anyone will become 8 times in three years. If the same amount is deposited at the same compound rate of interest, then in how many year will it become 16 times ?
5 years
4 years
6 years
7 years
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19 .
Arun and Ramu are friends. Arun borrowed a sum of Rs. 400 at 5% per annum simple interest from Ramu. He returns the amount with interest after 2 years. Ramu returns to Arun 2% of the total amount returned. How much did Arun receive ?
9
8.80
7.5
7
10.5 View Answer Discuss in Forum
20 .
A person lent at certain sum of money at 4% simple interest; and in 8 years the interest amounted to Rs. 340 less than the sum lent. Find the sum lent
500
600
1000
1500
1700 View Answer Discuss in Forum
21 .
Sonika invested an amount of Rs. 5800 for 2 years. At what rate of compound interest will she get an amount of Rs. 594.5 at the end of two years ?
5 p.c.p.a.
4 p.c.p.a.
6 p.c.p.a.
8 p.c.p.a.
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22 .
The compound interest earned by Suresh on a certain amount at the end of two years at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a. was Rs.1414.4. What was the total amount that Suresh got back at the end of two years in the form of principal plus interest earned ?
Rs.9414.4
Rs.9914.4
Rs.9014.4
Rs.8914.4
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23 .
What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 7400 @ 13.5 p.c.p.a. at the end of two years ? (Rounded off to two digits after decimal)
Rs.2136.87
Rs.2306.81
Rs.2032.18
Rs.2132.87
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24 .
If the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 14500 in two years is Rs. 4676.25, what is the rate of interest p.c.p.a ?
11
9
15
18
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25 .
What would be the compound interest accrued on a amount of Rs. 8000 at the rate of 15% per annum in three years ?
Rs.4283
Rs.4051
Rs.4167
Rs.4325
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26 .
Two friends A and B jointly lent out Rs. 81,600 at 4% per annum compound interest. After 2 years A gets the same amount as B gets after 3 years. The investment made by B was
Rs.40000
Rs.30000
Rs.45000
Rs.38000
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27 .
Rs. 5,887 is divided between Shyam and Ram, such that Shyam's share at the end of 9 years is equal to Ram's share at the end of 11 years, compounded annually at the rate of 5%. The share of Shyam is
Rs.2088
Rs.2000
Rs.3087
Rs.2880
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28 .
What will be the difference between the simple interest and compound interest earned on a sum of Rs.985.00 at the rate of 14% per annum at the end of two years ?
Rs.16.408
Rs.14.214
Rs.19.218
Rs.17.405
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29 .
The simple interest on a certain sum of money for 4 years at 4 per cent per annum exceeds the compound interest on the same sum for 3 years at 5 per cent annum by Rs. 57. Find the sum.
24000
25000
26000
3000
40000 View Answer Discuss in Forum
30 .
A sum of money at compound interest amounts in two years to Rs. 2809, and in three years to Rs. 2977.54. Find the rate of interest and the original sum
2000
2100
2200
2500
3000 View Answer Discuss in Forum
31 .
A sum is invested at compound interest payable annually. The interest in two successive years was Rs. 225 and Rs. 236.25. Find the rate of interest.
2%
3%
5%
9%
11% View Answer Discuss in Forum
32 .
A merchant commences with a certain capital and gains annually at the rate of 25 p.c. At the end of 3 years he has Rs. 10,000. What was his original capital ?
5120
5353
5456
5657
5757 View Answer Discuss in Forum
33 .
Sharma invested one-half of his savings in a bond that paid simple interest for 2 yr and received Rs. 550 as interest. He invested the remaining in a bond that paid compound interest, interest being compounded annually, for the same 2 yr at the same rate of interest and received Rs. 605 as interest. What was the value of his total savings before investing in these two bonds?
Rs.22000
Rs.11000
Rs.5500
Rs.2750
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34 .
What sum of money at compound interest will amount to Rs. 2249.52 in 3 years if the rate of interest is 3% for the first year, 4% for the second year, and 5% for the third year?
2000
2050
2080
1850
1975 View Answer Discuss in Forum
35 .
The rate of interest on a sum of money for the first two years is 6% p.a., for the next two years it is 7% p.a. and 8% p.a. for the period exceeding three years; all at simple interest. If a person earns an interest of Rs. 7,536 by the end of the seven years, what is the amount at the end of the period of investment?
Rs.15072
Rs.11304
Rs.22608
Rs.21308
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