Simple Arithmatic

Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 17

To gain 10% on selling sample milk at the cost price of pure milk, the quantity of water to be mixed with 50 kg. of pure milk is

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4, 7, 3, 6, 2, 5, ?
a) 8
b) 1
c) 4
d) 3
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A hall is 15 m long and 12 m broad. If the sum of the areas of the floor and the ceiling is equal to the sum of the areas of four walls, the volume of the hall is:
a) 720
b) 900
c) 1200
d) 1800
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Arrange the following words in a logical and meaningful order 1.Poverty 2. Population 3. Death 4. Unemploymemnt 5. disease
a) 3, 4, 2, 5, 1
b) 2, 4, 1, 5, 3
c) 2, 3, 4, 5, 1
d) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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In the next World cup of cricket there will be 12 teams, divided equally in two groups. Teams of each group will play a match against each other. From each group 3 top teams will qualify for the next round. In this round each team will play against each others once. Four top teams of this round will qualify for the semifinal round, where they play the best of three matches. The Minimum number of matches in the next World cup will be:
a) 54
b) 53
c) 38
d) 43
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The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 60º and the foot of the ladder is 4.6 m away from the wall. The length of the ladder is:
a) 2.3 m
b) 4.6 m
c) 9.2 m
d) 7.8 m
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A man has Rs. 480 in the denominations of one-rupee notes, five-rupee notes and ten-rupee notes. The number of notes of each denomination is equal. What is the total number of notes that he has ?
a) 45
b) 60
c) 75
d) 90
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To gain 10% on selling sample milk at the cost price of pure milk, the quantity of water to be mixed with 50 kg. of pure milk is
a) 2.5 kg
b) 5kg
c) 7.5 kg
d) 10 kg
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In a certain language TAP is written as PAT, then how is APT written in that language ?
a) PTA
b) APT
c) ATP
d) TPA
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Out of ₹7000, some amount was lent at 6% per annum and the remaining at 4% per annum. If the total simple interest from both the fractions in 5 years was ₹1600, find the sum lent at 6% per annum.
a) ₹ 5,000
b) ₹ 4,000
c) ₹ 3,000
d) ₹ 2,000
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The least number which when divided by 4, 6, 8, 12 and 16 leaves a remainder of 2 in each case is
a) 46
b) 48
c) 50
d) 56
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A rectangular park 60 m long and 40 m wide has two concrete crossroads running in the middle of the park and rest of the park has been used as a lawn. If the area of the lawn is 2109 sq. m, then what is the width of the road?
a) 2.91 m
b) 3 m
c) 5.82 m
d) None of these
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The banker's discount on a bill due 4 months hence at 15% is Rs. 420. The true discount is
a) Rs. 400
b) Rs. 360
c) Rs. 480
d) Rs. 320
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Select the related pair that has the same relationship as the given pair of words Genuine : Authentic
a) Mirage : illusion
b) Ocean : water
c) Breeze : Cyclone
d) Fear : Threat
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Anil introduces Rohit as the son of the only brother of his father’s wife. How is Rohit related to Anil?
a) cousin
b) son
c) uncle
d) brother
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There is 60% increase in an amount in 6 years at simple interest. What will be the compound interest of Rs. 12,000 after 3 years at the same rate?
a) Rs. 2160
b) Rs. 3120
c) Rs. 3972
d) Rs. 6240
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The average age of A, B, C, D and E is 40 years. The average age of A and B is 35 years and the average of C and D is 42 years. Age of E is :
a) 48
b) 46
c) 42
d) 45
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In a certain code CLOCK is written as XOLXP. How will LOTUS be written in that same code
a) OGLFH
b) OLGFH
c) LOGFH
d) OLGHF
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If 3rd December, 2000 was Sunday, what day was 3rd January 2001?
a) Friday
b) Thursday
c) Wednesday
d) Sunday
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If GAMES is spelt as HBNFT, What will be the spelling of SPORTS?
a) RONQSR
b) TQPSUT
c) RQNOSR
d) TOQSUT
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If – means ‘added to’, x means subtracted from, ÷ means multiplied by and + means divided by, then 20 × 12 + 4 – 16 ÷ 5 =
a) 17
b) 80
c) 63
d) 97
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Find the next term of the letter series RUA, UBG, XIL, APP, DWS, …
a) PIT
b) GBM
c) GDU
d) PQL
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A and B together can complete a work in 12 days. A alone can complete it in 20 days. If B does the work only for half a day daily, then in how many days A and B together will complete the work?
a) 17 days
b) 18 days
c) 15 days
d) 16 days
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Which of the following numbers is divisible by 33
a) 1333
b) 1375
c) 2133
d) 2145
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The average marks of 32 boys of section A of class:X is 60 whereas the average marks 40 boys of section B of class X is 33. The average marks for both the sections combined together is
a) 44
b) 45
c) 46½
d) 45½
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Tax on a commodity is decreased by 10% and thereby its consumption increases by 8%. Find the increase or decrease per cent in the revenue obtained from the commodity.
a) 3.80%
b) 2.80%
c) 4.80%
d) 5.80%
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