# 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 - A can run 20 m while B runs 25 m. In a km race, B beats A by:

### Answer : B

### Explanation

In a 25m race, B beats A by 5 m. In a km race , B beats A by (5/25*1000) m = 200m

Q 3 - In a 100m race, A can beat B by 25m and B can beat C by 4m. In the same race, A can beat C by

### Answer : D

### Explanation

A :B = 100:75 and B :C = 100:96 ∴ A :C = (A/B * B/C ) = (100/75*100/96 ) = 100/72 = 100:72 So, A beats C by (100-72) m = 28m

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 - At a game of billiards, A can give B 15 points in 60 and A can give C 20 in 60. How many can B give C in a game of 90 ?

### Answer : A

### Explanation

A: B :C = 60:45: 40 ∴ B:C = 45/40 =9/8 = 9*10/8*10 = 90/80 Thus , if B score 90 points , then C score 80 points. B can give C 10 points in a game of 90.