Arithmetical Reasoning Online Quiz


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Questions and Answers

Q 1 - In DAV school, number of boys in a class are four times the number of girls. Which of the following represents the total number of students in the class?

Options :

A - 40

B - 42

C - 46

D - 52

Answer : A

Explanation

Let the number of girls be x. From question, boys are 4x.Total number of students = x + 4x = 5x. Hence total number of students must be divisible by 5.Hence correct answer is option (A).

Q 2 - Ram’s father has bought 12 packets of candles each containing 10 candles and his brother has bought 8 packets of candles each containing 12 candles. 50 candles were put in a packet and Ram sells it in a market. How many candles he is left with?

Options :

A - 156

B - 166

C - 176

D - 170

Answer : B

Explanation

He has initially 216 candles after selling 50 of them he is left with 216 – 50 = 166.

Q 3 - A snail moves up 30 cm when each hour is started and stops for a while when it slips back 20 cm before it again starts climbing in the beginning of the next hour. If it begins its ascent at 8.00 a.m., at what time will it first touch a flower at 120 cm from the ground?

Options :

A - 3AM

B - 6PM

C - 5PM

D - 9AM

Answer : B

Explanation

Let the ascent of the snail in 1 hour = ( 30 - 20 ) = 10 cm.

So, the snail ascends 90 cm in 9 hours i.e., 5 p.m.

Clearly, in the next 1 hour i.e., till 6 p.m.

The snail ascends remaining 30 cm to touch the flower.

Q 4 - Jitkumar is a student who studies in a residential college near the Pallikal hills. In a quarterly mathematics exam, Jit got twice as many sums wrong as he got right. If Jit has attempted 48 sums in all then how many did he solve correctly?

Options :

A - 15

B - 16

C - 17

D - 18

Answer : B

Explanation

Suppose Jit got x sums right and 2x sums wrong. Then, x + 2x = 48 3x = 48 x = 16.

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 - In ABC suppliers, a leading private company situated at Tripura, 16 men can complete a loading and supplying job in 10 days. How many extra men are required to complete that work within 8 days?

Options :

A - 4

B - 6

C - 5

D - 2

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

In 10 days, 16 men complete the work. In 8 days 10/8 × 16 = 20 men complete the work. Extra men = 20 - 16 = 4.

Q 7 - Five bells in Oregon begin to ring together and then each bell rings at different intervals. They ring respectively at intervals of 6, 5, 7, 10 and 12 seconds. In one hour how many times they will ring together if the one at the start is excluded.

Options :

A - 5 times

B - 6 times

C - 7 times

D - 8 times

Answer : D

Explanation

If LCM will be taken then we can find that they will ring together in every 7 seconds and the number of times they will ring in an hour is 8 times.

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 - Salim can do ¼ of a work in 10 days, Milkha can do 40% of work in 40 days and Jinson can do 1/3 of work in 13 days. Who will complete the work first?

Options :

A - x

B - y

C - z

D - None of the above

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 10 - A maglev train moves with a speed of 50 m/s. Find its speed in kmph.

Options :

A - 180

B - 190

C - 178

D - 156

Answer : A

Explanation

50 m/s = 50 × 18/5 = 180 kmph.


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