# Races & games of skill - Online Quiz

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Q 1 - At a game billiards, A can give B 10 points in 60 and he can give C 15 in 60. How many can B can give C in a game of 90?

### Answer : A

### Explanation

If A score 60 points, B score 50 points and C score 45 points. When B scores 50 points, C scores 45 points. When B scores 90 points, C scores (45/50 *90) points = 81 points. ∴ B can give C, 9 points in a game of 90.

Q 2 - In a 300m race, A beats B by 15 meters or 5 sec. A?s time over the course is

### Answer : B

### Explanation

15m are covered by B in 5 sec. 300 m are covered by B in (5/15*300) sec. = 100 sec. Time taken by A =(100-5) sec.= 95 sec.

Q 3 - A can run 1 km in 4 min.54 sec. and B in 5 min. How many meters start can A give B in a km race so that the race may end in a dead heat?

### Answer : C

### Explanation

Distance covered by B in 6 sec. =(1000/300*6)m = 20m ∴ A beats B by 20 m. For a dead heat race, A must give B a start of 20m.

Q 4 - In a 500 m race, the ratio of the speeds of A and B is 3:4. A has a start of 140m. A wins by:

### Answer : B

### Explanation

.To reach the winning post A has to cover (500-140)m = 360m While A covers 3 m , B covers 4 m. While A covers 360m , B covers (4/3*360)m = 480m ∴ A wins by 20 m.

Q 5 - A runs 7/4 times as fast as B. if A gives B a start of 60m , how far must the winning post be in order that A and B reach it at the same time ?

### Answer : A

### Explanation

Ratio of the rates of A and B = 7:4 3m are gained by A in a race of 7m . 60m are gained by A in a race of (7/3*60)m = 140m.

Q 6 - A and B take part in a 100m race. A runs at 5km/hr. A gives B a start of 8m and still beats him by 8 sec. B?s speed is:

### Answer : D

### Explanation

A's speed =(5*5/18) m/s = 25/18m/s. Time taken by A to cover 100m = (100* 18/25) sec. =72 sec. ∴ B covers 92 m in (72+8) sec.= 80 sec. ∴ B's speed = (92/80)m/sec. = (92/80* 18/5) km/hr = 4.14km/hr

Q 7 - In a game of 100 points , A can give B 20 points and C 28 points. Then, B can give C:

### Answer : B

### Explanation

A:B:C = 100:80:72 ∴ B:C = 80/72 =10/9 =100/90 If B scores 100, then C scores 90. Hence, B can give C 10 points.