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 - A has $3 more than B, but then B wins on the horses and trebles his money, so that he now has $2 more than the original amount of money that the two boys had between them. How much money did A and B have before B's win?

Options :

A - $0

B - $6

C - $5

D - $24

Answer : B

Explanation

Let money with A = x. Then, money with B = x + $3. Now, 3x = (x + x + $3) + $2 x = $5.

Therefore total money with A and B = 2x + $3 = $13.

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 - Mr. Sharma has a cattle farm of his own. And in his farm there are goats and hens. In that group of goats and hens, the number of legs are more than twice the number of heads. The number of goats is

Options :

A - 25

B - 36

C - 17

D - Data Inadequate

Answer : D

Explanation

Data is inadequate to get to any conclusion.

Q 5 - In Adarsha Bidya Mandira on 26th January Republic Day, snacks packets were to be equally distributed among 175 high school children in that school. But actually on the Republic's Day, thirty five high school students were absent and therefore each student got 4 snacks packets extra. Total how many snacks packets were available for distribution?

Options :

A - 2500

B - 2700

C - 2800

D - 3700

Answer : C

Explanation

Let each student got x number of packets then, 175x = 140(x+4)

or 35x = 560

or x = 16. So 175 × 16 = 2800.

Q 6 - Average of 5 terms is 10. Average of first two terms is 7 and last two terms is 13. What is value of third item?

Options :

A - 10

B - 25

C - 14

D - 22 ½

Answer : A

Explanation

Average of 5 terms = 5 × 10 = 50

First two terms = 2 × 7 = 14

Last two terms = 13 × 2 = 26

3rd term = 50 - (14 + 26) = 10

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 - 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 - Mohasin and Javed work for LPN cement company. Mohasin can do a piece of work in 7 days working for 9 hours each day and Javed alone can do it in 6 days working for 7 hours in each day. How long will both Mohasin and Javed take to complete the job working together 8 2/5 hours a day?

Options :

A - 3

B - 4

C - 5

D - 6

Answer : A

Explanation

Mohasin can complete the work in (7 × 9) = 63 days Javed can complete the work in (6 × 7) = 42 days

Mohasin’s one hour’s work = 1/63 and Javed’s one hour work = 1/42

(Mohasin + Javed)’s one hour work = (1/63) + (1/42) = 5/126 Therefore, Both Mohasin and Javed can finish the work in 126/5 hours.

Number of days of 8 2/5 hours each = (126 × 5/(5 × 42)) = 3 days

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 the mean?

Options :

A - 19

B - 19.26

C - 20

D - 20.26

Answer : B

Explanation

Adding all the numbers and dividing it with 15 we get 19.26 which is mean.

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