# Partnership - Aptitude Questions and Answers Part 4

16. P started a toy shop with an investment of Rs 45,000/-. Q and R saw a business opportunity and joined P with some capital after 6 months. At the end of 24 months, R earned of total profit. How much capital did R invest in the business?

a. Rs. 50000
b. Rs. 70000
c. Rs. 72000
d. Rs. 75000

17. Two friends M and N started a business together with an investment of 7:5. 3 months later M's cousin O joined them. His investment was 20% less than that of N. After some months, M had to leave due to some problems. P replaced him with an investment that was less than the investment made by M. 18 months pass and N is entitled to of the total profit earned. For how long was P in business?

a. 6 months
b. 8 months
c. 9 months
d. 12 months

18. Two sisters Ana and Betty started a business with an investment of Rs 37,200/- and Rs 46,500/- respectively. After some months Betty left the business to study further and she was replaced by her cousin Clara who came in with an investment of Rs 55,800/-. At the end of 15 months, the business earned a profit of Rs 36,800/-. Clara claimed Rs 13,800/- out of this profit. After how many months did Betty leave the business?

a. 4 months
b. 6 months
c. 9 months
d. 12 months

19. P, Q and R decided to start a business. P's investment was Rs 35,000. Q invested Rs 10,000/- more than P while R invested Rs 10,000/- more than Q. The business earned a profit of Rs 40,500/-. What were the shares of P, Q and R respectively in this profit?

a. Rs. 10500, Rs. 13500, Rs. 16500
b. Rs. 11000, Rs. 14000, Rs. 15500
c. Rs. 11500, Rs. 13000, Rs. 16000
d. Rs. 11500, Rs. 12500, Rs. 16500

Answer: a. Rs. 10500, Rs. 13500, Rs. 16500

20.  Anne decided to start a food stall with an investment of Rs 3,500/-. Her brother Ben joined her after 5 months with some capital. At the end of the year, they divided the profit in the ratio 2 : 3. What was Ben's investment in the business?

a. Rs. 7500
b. Rs. 8000
c. Rs. 8500
d. Rs. 9000