Arithmetical Reasoning Online Quiz


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Questions and Answers

Q 1 - A man has 20 cows all but 8 died in accident. How many left?

Options :

A - 8

B - 16

C - 20

D - 22

Answer : A

Explanation

”All but 8 died” means except 8 all died . So, option a is correct.

Q 2 - In Orissa SSC exam, Prakash has done double as many sums wrong as he got it correct. If he attempted 27 sums in all, how many did he solve correctly?

Options :

A - 9

B - 6

C - 5

D - 19

Answer : A

Explanation

Suppose Prakash got q sums right and 2q sums wrong, then,

q + 2q = 27

3q = 27

q = 9

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 - In Apex tutorials, on the occasion of teacher’s day, the students have decided to distribute sweets among the teachers and their friends. They have decided to keep 2, 3 or 4 in a pack, then they left with one sweet. If they keep 5 in a pack, then left with none. What is the minimum number of sweets that the students have to pack and distribute?

Options :

A - 25

B - 36

C - 17

D - 30

Answer : A

Explanation

Among the options 25 is the number which is when divided by 5 leaves no remainder, so, option A is correct.

Q 5 - For making a project, Rajiv took printouts of his soft copy from a printer and the printer numbers the pages of a book starting with 1 and uses 4089 digits in all. How many pages does the book have?

Options :

A - 1299

B - 1099

C - 1899

D - 2499

Answer : A

Explanation

Number of digits in single numbered pages of the book = 9 × 1 = 9.

No. of digits in double numbered pages of the book = 2 × 90 = 180.

No. of digits in triple numbered pages of the book = 3 × 900 = 2700.

No. of digits in quadruple numbered pages of the book = 4089 - (9 + 180 + 2700) = 4089 - 2889 = 1200.

Therefore number of pages with 4-digit page numbers = (1200/4) = 300.

Hence, total number of pages = (999 + 300) = 1299.

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 - If Abinash’s age is 24 years 5 years ago. Then what will be his age 5 years after 4 years hence.

Options :

A - 18

B - 28

C - 38

D - 48

Answer : C

Explanation

Now Abinash’s age is 29. 4 years hence it will be 33 and after 5 years it will be 38.

Q 8 - Sri Uday Corporation is a woman centric corporation which adopts those women and girls who are helpless. If 5 women or 8 girls of that corp. can do a work in 84 days. In how many days can 10 women and 5 girls can do the same work?

Options :

A - 28

B - 35

C - 32

D - 14

Answer : C

Explanation

5 women or 8 girls can do the work in 84 days.

1 woman can do the work in 5 × 84 = 420 days.

1 woman’s 1 day work = 1/420

1 girl can do the work in 8 × 84 = 672 days.

1 girl’s 1 day work = 1/672

Work done in one day by 10 woman and 5 girls would be

$10*\frac{1}{420}+5*\frac{1}{672} \: = \: \frac{1}{32}$

The total amount of time taken would be the reciprocal of the total work done = 32 days.

Q 9 - Akshay takes 8 hours to do a job. Ahmed takes 10 hours to do the same job. How long it take both Akshay and Ahmed, working together but independently, to do the same job?

Options :

A - 40/9 days

B - 40/7 days

C - 7.5 days

D - 8.5 days

Answer : A

Explanation

Akshay's one hour work = 1/8. Ahmed's one hour work = 1/10. (Akshay + Ahmed)'s one hour work = 1/8 + 1/10 = 9/40. Both Akshay & Ahmed can finish the work in 40/9 days.

Q 10 - In five different days in the month of August the amount of rain in Jagatsinghpur district is 19 cm, 22 cm, 54 cm, 12 cm, and 32 cm. Find out the average.

Options :

A - 26.8

B - 30

C - 27.8

D - 32

Answer : C

Explanation

(19 + 22 + 54 + 12 + 32)/5 = 139/5 = 27.8 cm.


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