Simple Arithmatic

# Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 26

A bought an article for Rs. 1600/and sold it to B at a gain of 10%. (B sold it to Cat a gain of 10%) At what price did C buy the article for

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which is different from the other three responses
a) 48:134
b) 40:110
c) 18:48
d) 30:80

The simple interest on a certain sum at 8% interest per annum for three years is Rs. 576. The sum deposited
a) Rs. 2400
b) Rs. 2800
c) Rs. 3200
d) Rs. 3600

Age of Naran is equal to Naveen as they are twins Nihil is younger than Naran. Priyanka is younger than Balaji but elder than Naveen. Who is the eldest of all?
a) Naran
b) Balaji
c) Nikhil
d) Naveen

A bought an article for Rs. 1600/and sold it to B at a gain of 10%. (B sold it to Cat a gain of 10%) At what price did C buy the article for
a) 1693
b) 1936
c) 1396
d) 1963

Speed of a boat in standing water is 9 kmph and the speed of the stream is 1.5 kmph. A man rows to a place at a distance of 105 km and comes back to the starting point. The total time taken by him is:
a) 16 hours
b) 18 hours
c) 20 hours
d) 24 hours

If the cost price of 15 tables be equal to the selling price of 20 tables. The loss percent is:
a) 20%
b) 30%
c) 25%
d) 37.50%

The ratio between the perimeter and the breadth of a rectangle is 5 : 1. If the area of the rectangle is 216 sq. cm, what is the length of the rectangle?
a) 16 cm
b) 18 cm
c) 24 cm
d) None of these

Sum of Squares of two numbers is 80 and square of their defference is 16. The product of the two numbers is
a) 32
b) 22
c) 58
d) 116

Shailesh saw the movie on Monday. Nithin saw the movie two days prior to Vikas but three days after Shailesh. On which day did Vikas see the movie?
a) Monday
b) Saturday
c) Tuesday
d) Sunday

A man invested Rs. 4455 in Rs. 10 shares quoted at Rs. 8.25. If the rate of dividend be 12%, his annual income is:
a) Rs. 207.40
b) Rs. 534.60
c) Rs. 648
d) Rs. 655.60

A train 500 meters long is running with a speed of 72 km/hr. In what time will it pass a tunnel 300 meters long
a) 30 sec
b) 40 Sec
c) 20 see
d) 25 sec

A student has to secure 35% marks to pass the exam. If he get 100 marks and fails by 40 marks. The maximum marks.
a) 300
b) 250
c) 400
d) 350

A began a business with Rs. 85,000. He was joined afterwards by B with Rs. 42,500. For how much period does B join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of 3 : 1?
a) 4 months
b) 5 months
c) 6 months
d) 8 months

A and B can together finish a work in 30 days. They workd on it for 20 days, and then B left. The remaining work was done by A alone in 20 more days A alone can finish the work in
a) 62 days
b) 58 days
c) 56 days
d) 60 days

Arrange the following words according to the most appropriate sequence. 1. Reading, 2. Composing, 3. Writing, 4. Printing
a) 1, 3, 2, 4
b) 2, 3, 4, 1
c) 3, 1, 2, 4
d) 3, 2, 4, 1

In one hour, a boat goes 11 km/hr along the stream and 5 km/hr against the stream. The speed of the boat in still water (in km/hr) is:
a) 3 km/hr
b) 5 km/hr
c) 8 km/hr
d) 9 km/hr

Lengths of the perpendiculars from a point in the interior of an equilateral triangle on its sides are 3 cm, 4 cm and 5 cm. Area of the triangle is
a) 48√3 cm²
b) 54√3 cm²
c) 72√3 cm²
d) 80√3 cm²

The average weight of 10 men decrease by 3kg when one man, who weighs 85 kg is replaced by a new man. Find the weight of the new man?
a) 55 kg
b) 50 kg
c) 48 kg
d) 52 kg

The length and the breadth of a rectangular field are increased by 15% and 10% respectively. What will be the effect on its area?
a) 25% increase
b) 22.5% increase
c) 26.5% increase
d) cannot be determined

In the following question one out of the four alternative specifies the interchange of signs in the equation which when made will make the equation correct. Find the correct alternative 10+10÷10-10×10 = 10
a) + and –
b) + and ÷
c) + and x
d) ÷ and +

A and B start walking in opposite directions. A covers 3 km and B covers 4 km. Then A turns right and walk 4 km while B turns left and walks 3 km. How far is each from the starting point
a) 10 km
b) 8 km
c) 5 km
d) 4 km

If you write down all the numbers from 1 to 100 then how many times do you write 3?
a) 11
b) 18
c) 20
d) 21

Mr. Johnson was to earn Rs. 300 and a free holiday for seven weeks work. He worked for only 4 weeks and earned Rs.30 and a free holiday. What was the value of the holiday
a) Rs. 300
b) Rs. 330
c) Rs. 360
d) Rs. 420

What is the number of odd days in a leap year ?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

The average age of 24 boys and one teacher is 15 years. When the teacher's age is excluded the average decreases by one. What is the age of teachers.
a) 39 years
b) 38 years
c) 40 years
d) 36 years

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