Arithmetical Reasoning Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Arithmetical Reasoning. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Ten years ago Sam’s mother is 5 times older than her son. After 10 years mother is thrice the son’s age .The present age of Sam is

Options :

A - 90

B - 30

C - 25

D - 14

Answer : D

Explanation

Let Sam’s age 10 years ago is = x,

Then mother age = 5x

After 10 years, or after 20 years,

5x + 20 = 3(x+20)

X = 20, Now Sam’s age is 30

Q 2 - Ramesh’s salary as a waiter consists of his basic salary and tips from customers. During one week his tips were 3/4 of his basic salary. What fraction of his income came from tips?

Options :

A - 1/2

B - 6/2

C - 21/14

D - 3/7

Answer : D

Explanation

Let basic salary = z, tips = 3z/4

Total income = z + 3z/4 = 7z/4

Required fraction = 3z/4 / 7z/4 = 3/7

Q 3 - If 200 snakes kill 200 frogs in 200 days, then 4 snakes would kill 4 frogs in how many days

Options :

A - 4

B - 6

C - 5

D - 9

Answer : A

Explanation

As 200 snakes kill 200 frogs 200 days

4 snakes kill 4 frogs 4 days.

Q 4 - Two trains are running from Jamshedpur and Kanpur towards each other. Train from Jamshedpur takes 2 hours more than that of the train from Kanpur in covering a distance of 30 km. If Jamshedpur train doubles its speed, then it would take 1 hour less than that of Kanpur. Jamshedpur train’s speed is?

Options :

A - 5

B - 4

C - 7

D - 8

Answer : A

Explanation

Let Jamshedpur train's speed be a km/hr. Then, according to the question if we put it in a mathematical formula then (30/a) – (30/2a) = 3

6a = 30

a = 5 km/hr.

Q 5 - Suresh’s father on his birthday told Suresh that he was of his present age when Suresh was born. If Suresh’s father is 36 now, then how old was Suresh five years ago?

Options :

A - 15

B - 13

C - 17

D - 30

Answer : B

Explanation

Let Suresh’s father’s age be x and Suresh’s age be y.

Then, x – y = y or x = 2y

Now, x = 36. So, 2y = 36 or y = 18.

Therefore Suresh’s present age = 18 years. So, Suresh’s age 5 years ago = 13 years.

Q 6 - A canteen requires 17 dozen eggs per day. How many eggs will it require for 13 weeks?

Options :

A - 12652

B - 16547

C - 18564

D - 31824

E - None of these

Answer : C

Explanation

Daily requirement = 17 × 12 (one dozen = 12 units)

Required in one week = 17 × 12 × 7

Required in 13 weeks = 17 × 12 × 7 × 13 = 18564

Q 7 - Our PM has initiated start up India campaign for those who want to become an entrepreneur. Sujit Kumar is an enterprising businessman and he earns an income of Re. 1 on the first day of his business in this campaign. On every alternate day, Sujit earns an income which in value is just double of that made on the previous day. One the 10th day of business his income is

Options :

A - Rs.10

B - Rs.102

C - Rs. 210

D - Rs.29

Answer : D

Explanation

Rs 29 is the correct answer, hence, option D is correct.

Q 8 - Rajdhani express runs from Bhubaneswar to Delhi. At some point during the journey it covers a distance in 50 min, if it runs at a speed of 48kmph on an average. The speed at which Rajdhani express must run to reduce the time of journey to 40min will be

Options :

A - 45 min

B - 60 min

C - 55 min

D - 70 min

Answer : B

Explanation

Time = 50/60hr = 5/6hr Speed = 48 kmph distance = S × T = 48 × 5/6 = 40 km time = 40/60hr = 2/3hr New speed = 40 × 3/2 kmph = 60kmph

Q 9 - Mehendi plucked 175 flowers and Pulak plucked 225 flowers. If flowers are to be placed in 5 threads. Then each thread will contain how many flowers in it?

Options :

A - 75

B - 80

C - 85

D - 90

Answer : B

Explanation

175 + 225 = 400. 400/5 = 80.

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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