# 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?

A - 9

B - 8

C - 7

D - 6

### 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:

A - 125m

B - 200m

C - 225m

D - 250m

### 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 - 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?

A - 16m

B - 18m

C - 20m

D - 22m

### 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:

A - 10m

B - 20m

C - 40m

D - 60m

### 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 - In a 100m race, A beats B by 10m and C by 13m. In a race of 180m, B will beat C by :

A - 4.5m

B - 5.4m

C - 6m

D - 7.5m

### Explanation

```A: B :C = 100: 90:87
∴ B/C = 90/87 = 90*2/87*2  = 180/174
Thus,  while B covers 180m , C covers 174 m.
∴  B beats C by 6m.```

Q 6 - In a race of 200 m, A can beat by 31m and C by 18m. In a race of 350m, C will beat B by

A - 22.75m

B - 18m

C - 25m

D - 32m

### Explanation

```A :B:C =  200: 169: 182
∴      C/B = (182*350/182)/ (169*350/182) =  350/325
Thus  when C covers  350m,  B covers 325m.
∴ C beats B by 25 m .```

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 ?

A - 10 points

B - 12 points

C - 14 points

D - 16 points

### 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. ```

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