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 - Total ages of a, b, and c is 100. What is total of their ages 3 years ago?

Options :

A - 90

B - 91

C - 125

D - 120

Answer : B

Explanation

Ages 3 years ago is = 100 - 3 × 3 = 91.

Q 3 - The ratio between the speeds of two trains from Bhubaneswar and Kolkata is 7: 8. If the second train that is the train from Kolkata runs 220 kms in 2 hours, then the speed of the first train which is from Bhubaneswar is

Options :

A - 95

B - 96

C - 97

D - 99

Answer : C

Explanation

According to the question, let’s take the speed of two trains be 7x and 8x km/hr.

Then, 8x = (220/2) = 110

x = (110/8) = 13.75

Hence, speed of Bhubaneswar train = (7 × 13.75) km/hr = 96.25 km/hr.

Q 4 - Rohan and Hari are two workers and they work for BMA constructions. Rohan is twice as good a workman as Hari. Together Rohan and Hari finish a piece of work in 18 days. In how many days will Rohan alone would finish the work?

Options :

A - 25

B - 24

C - 27

D - 28

Answer : C

Explanation

If Rohan takes x days to do a work then Hari takes 2x days to do the same work.

1/x + 1/2x = 1/18

3/2x = 1/18

x = 27 days.

Hence, Rohan alone can finish the work in 27 days.

Q 5 - A certain number of students from GR Institute of Commerce in Noida decided to go on a picnic and they have planned to spend Rs. 96 on food. Four of them, however, did not turn up because of familiar problems and health issues. So, other students who have no problems or excuses to go to picnic have decided that each will spend four rupees extra. Then find out the total number of students who have attended the picnic.

Options :

A - 5

B - 7

C - 8

D - 10

Answer : C

Explanation

96/x - 4 – 96/x = 4 X = 12

Required number = 12 - 4 = 8.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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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