# Races & games of skill - Online Quiz

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### Answer : B

### Explanation

Distance covered by B in 3 sec. =(100/30*3) m = 10m ∴ A beats B by 10m.

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 - 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 - 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

### Answer : C

### 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 ?

### 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.