Arithmetical Reasoning Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Sameer is much young as Anil as he is older to Puskar. If sum of ages of Anil and Puskar is 50 years. What is age of Sameer?

Options :

A - 9

B - 10

C - 25

D - 14

Answer : C

Explanation

Let age of Anil and Puskar is x & 50-x

Age of Sameer = y

x-y = y-(50-x)y = 25

Q 2 - In a conference in USA, 7 people handshakes with each other? What is total number of handshakes?

Options :

A - 29

B - 28

C - 12

D - 120

Answer : B

Explanation

Total handshakes are - 7 + 6 + 5 + 4 + 3 + 2 + 1 = 28.

Q 3 - In between two file ends in the rack are six paper weights. If you decide to arrange the six paper weights in every possible combination and moved just one paper weight every minute, how long would it take to you?

Options :

A - 12

B - 16

C - 15

D - 9

Answer : A

Explanation

Clearly, we can get the answer by taking the factorial.

= 6! = 6 × 5 × 4 × 3 × 2 × 1 = 720.

So total time taken = 720 minutes = 12 hours.

Q 4 - Sabita and Ranjita are working for an MNC at the Petronas towers and to reach different floors of the same office, they use the elevators. Sabita gets on the lift at the 11th floor of a building and rides up at the rate of 57 floors per minute. At the same time, Ranjita gets on an elevator at the 51st floor of the same building and rides down by 63 floors in every minute. The question is if these employees will continue to move at such rates, then at which floor will their paths cross

Options :

A - 15

B - 36

C - 17

D - 30

Answer : D

Explanation

Let path crossed after x minutes

11x + 57x = 51-63x

x = 1/3

Floor covered by Sabita in 1/3 min = 1/3 × 57=19

So path crossed = 11 + 19 = 30

Q 5 - In a cards game which hold regularly on roof top each night, Saroj holds 13 cards of four suits. Among them 6 hold cards are of red and 7 hold cards are of black colour. If it is found that there are double as many diamonds as spades and double as many hearts as diamonds. How many clubs does Saroj hold?

Options :

A - 12

B - 10

C - 6

D - 9

Answer : C

Explanation

Saroj holds 6 number of clubs in the game.

Q 6 - There are 75 coins in a bag which contains only 25 paise and 50 paise coins. The value of the coins is 25. Find the numbers of 25 paise coins.

Options :

A - 25

B - 50

C - 30

D - 20

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

Let the number of 25 paise coins be x. Then number of 50 paise coins will be (75-x).

X × 0.25 + (75-X) × 0.50 = 25

0.25X + 37.50 - 0.50x = 25

0.25x = 12.50

X = 12.50/0.25 = 50

Q 7 - Piyush Goyal has Rs. 960 in the denominations 10 rupee notes, 5 rupee notes, 1 rupee notes. The number of each denomination is equal. What is the total number of notes that he has?

Options :

A - 45

B - 75

C - 90

D - 120

Answer : C

Explanation

Let number of notes of each denomination be x.

Then x + 5x + 10 = 960.

16 x = 960 = x = 60.

Hence, total number of notes = 3x = 180.

Q 8 - Utkal Express train is 140m long and is running at 60kmph. While travelling to Balasore, it has to pass Mahanadi Bridge which is of 260 m long. In how much time will it pass that bridge?

Options :

A - 15 seconds

B - 24 seconds

C - 28 seconds

D - 30 seconds

Answer : B

Explanation

Utkal Express will pass the bridge in 24 seconds.

Q 9 - An auto can pick 5 people at a time. A minibus can pick 20 people at a time. One day 7 buses came one after another. How many autos are required to take the people away from the spot?

Options :

A - 26

B - 27

C - 28

D - 30

Answer : C

Explanation

In 7 buses people came will be 20 × 7 = 140. To pick 140 people autos required will be 140/5 = 28.

Q 10 - A data is given regarding the number of pens of a local company sold in a fortnight.

15 14 16 12 15 12 18 19 16 12 15 18 17 71 19

Find out the median.

Options :

A - 12

B - 14

C - 15

D - 16

Answer : D

Explanation

arranging the numbers in ascending order we get: 12 12 12 14 15 15 15 16 16 17 18 18 19 19 71. The middle term is 16 which is median.


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