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 - A cyclist knows four different routes from A to B. From B to C he knows three different routes and from C to D he knows two different routes. How many routes does he know from A to D?

Options :

A - 0

B - 6

C - 1

D - 24

Answer : D

Explanation

Total number of routes from A to D = (4 × 3 × 2) = 24.

Q 3 - John walks at a speed of 5kmph for 6hr and at 4km/h for 12hr. Find out the average speed of John.

Options :

A - 41/3

B - 66/2

C - 50/3

D - 29/3

Answer : A

Explanation

Avg. speed = total distance/total time

= 5 × 6 + 4 × 12 / 18

= 41/3 km/h.

Q 4 - A can do ¼ of a work in 10 days, B can do 40% of work in 40 days and C can do 1/3 of work in 13 days. Who will complete the work first?

Options :

A - A

B - B

C - C

D - None of the above

Answer : C

Explanation

Whole work will be done by A in 10 × 4 = 40 days. Whole work will be done by B in (40 × 100/40) = 100 days. Whole work will be done by C in (13 × 3) = 39 days. Therefore, C will complete the work first.

Q 5 - Mr Singh has a taxi and he drives this taxi across the city of Amritsar. He has a fixed charge for his customers, together with the charge of the distance covered. For a journey from Vijaya to Kundu which is of 16 km, the charges paid are Rs. 156 and for a journey from Gopalpur to Rishhavpur which is of 24 km, the charges paid are Rs. 204. What will a person have to pay for travelling from Amritsar to Patiala which is a distance of 30 km?

Options :

A - 190

B - 280

C - 240

D - 370

Answer : C

Explanation

If a person will travel from Amritsar to Patiala which is a distance of 30 km then he has to pay Rs. 240.

Q 6 - Average of 13 persons is 36 years. If the age of one person is added the average decreases half a year. What is age of new person?

Options :

A - 29

B - 36

C - 17

D - 30

Answer : A

Explanation

Total age of 13 persons = 36 × 13 = 468

Total age of 14 persons = 35.5 × 14 = 497 = Age of new person = 497 - 468 = 29 years.

Q 7 - My uncle has a caravan in his village home which he runs with some keepers. There are some hens so that he can sell eggs and meat. There are goats from which he can sell milk and meat. In addition to 50 hens, there are 45 goats and 8 camels with some animal keepers. After counting if the total number of feet will be 224 more than the number of heads in the caravan, the number of keepers is

Options :

A - 5

B - 8

C - 10

D - 15

Answer : D

Explanation

Let the number of keepers be x. Then, calculation for the total number of animal’s feet = 2x + 312 which we got from 2 × 50 + 4 × 45 + 4 × 8 + 2x. Therefore (2x + 312) = (103 + x) + 224 or x = 15.

Q 8 - Ravi Kumar is preparing for a city walkathon for which he usually starts at 5 am in the morning. Walking at the rate of 4kmph Ravi covers certain distance in 2hr 45 min. Running at a speed of 16.5 kmph he can cover the same distance in

Options :

A - 12 min

B - 25 min

C - 40 min

D - 48 min

Answer : C

Explanation

After putting the relationship of distance time and speed we can get the answer as 40 minutes.

Q 9 - Ten men can complete a construction job in 50 days. After 20 days 5 men left the job then in how many days the total work can be done?

Options :

A - 50

B - 55

C - 58

D - 80

Answer : D

Explanation

In 20 days 2/5 of the job will be done. And for 5 men the rest 3/5 of the job will be done in 60 days so job will be completed in 20 + 60 = 80 days.

Q 10 - In a bucket there are 45 fishes. This bucket is added into another bucket which already contained 87 fishes. If all the fishes are to be stored in 12 different small buckets then each small bucket will contain how many fishes?

Options :

A - 10

B - 11

C - 12

D - 13

Answer : B

Explanation

Total no of fishes in big bucket is 45 + 87 = 132. 132/12 = 11. So each small bucket will contain 11 fishes.


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