Simple Arithmatic

Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 27

Find the word which can’t be formed using the letters of NATIONALISATION

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In a group of equal number of cows and herdsmen the number of legs was 28 less than four times, the number of heads the number of herdsmen was
a) 7
b) 28
c) 21
d) 14
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If 'dust' is called 'air', 'air'is called 'fire', 'fire'is called 'water'. 'water'is called 'colour', 'colour'is called 'rain' and 'rain' is called 'dust', then where do fish.
a) Fire
b) Water
c) Colour
d) Dust
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If second saturday and all sundays are holidays in a 30 days month begining on Saturday. Then how many working days are there in that month
a) 20
b) 24
c) 22
d) 23
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A is twice as good a workman as B and together they finish a piece of work in 18 days. In how many days will A alone finish the work?
a) 31 days
b) 25 days
c) 27 days
d) 29 days
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A cistern has a leak which would empty it in 8 hours. A tap is turned on which admits 6 litres a minute in the cistern, and it is now emptied in 12 hours. How many litres does the cistern hold?
a) 8460 L
b) 4320 L
c) 8640 L
d) 4230 L
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A rectangular field is to be fenced on three sides leaving a side of 20 feet uncovered. If the area of the field is 680 sq. feet, how many feet of fencing will be required?
a) 34
b) 40
c) 68
d) 88
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A number exceeds its one seventh by 84. What is that number?
a) 12
b) 14
c) 196
d) 98
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To fill a tank, 25 buckets of water is required. How many buckets of water will be required to fill the same tank if the capacity of the bucket is reduced to two-fifth of its present ?
a) 10
b) 35
c) 62.5
d) Cannot be determined
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Find the word which can’t be formed using the letters of NATIONALISATION
a) NOTATION
b) SALINATION
c) INSTALLATION
d) SANITATION
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Two pipes can fill a cistern separately in 10 hours and 15 hours. They can together fill the cistern in
a) 6 hours
b) 7 hours
c) 8 hours
d) 9 hours
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In a group of equal number of cows and herdsmen the number of legs was 28 less than four times, the number of heads the number of herdsmen was
a) 7
b) 28
c) 21
d) 14
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Find the wrong term in the series 2, 10, 50, 500, 1000
a) 2
b) 1000
c) 50
d) 500
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12 men can complete a piece of work in 4 days, while 15 women can complete the same work in 4 days. 6 men start working on the job and after working for 2 days, all of them stopped working. How many women should be put on the job to complete the remaining work, if it is to be completed in 3 days?
a) 16
b) 15
c) 18
d) 19
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The ratio between the length and the breadth of a rectangular park is 3 : 2. If a man cycling along the boundary of the park at the speed of 12 km/hr completes one round in 8 minutes, then the area of the park (in sq. m) is:
a) 15360
b) 153600
c) 30720
d) 307200
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The banker's discount on Rs. 1600 at 15% per annum is the same as true discount on Rs. 1680 for the same time and at the same rate. The time is:
a) 3 months
b) 4 months
c) 6 months
d) 8 months
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A does half as much work as B in three fourth of the time. If together they take 18 days to complete the work, how much time shall B take to do it ?
a) 32 days
b) 28 days
c) 30 days
d) 35 days
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In a class of 52 students the number of boys is two less than the number of girls. Average weight of the boys is 42 kg, while the average weight of all the 52 students is 40 kg. Approximately what is the average weight of the girls?
a) 41 kg
b) 39 kg
c) 40 kg
d) 38 kg
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Laxman went 15 kms to the west from my house, then turned left and walked 20kms. He then turned East and walked 25 kms and finally turning left covered 20kms. How far was he from his house?
a) 5 kms
b) 10 kms
c) 40 kms
d) 80 kms
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If 18th February, 2005 falls on Friday then what will be the day on 18th February, 2007?
a) Monday
b) Wednesday
c) Friday
d) Sunday
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Free notebooks were distributed equally among children of a class. The number of notebooks each child got was one-eighth of the number of children. Had the number of children been half, each child would have got 16 notebooks. Total how many notebooks were distributed ?
a) 256
b) 432
c) 512
d) 640
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If 3x+y = 81 and 81x-y = 3, then the value of x is
a) 42
b) 15/8
c) 17/8
d) 39
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A fires 5 shots to B”s 3 but A kills only once in 3 shots while B kills once in 2 shots. When B has missed 27 times, A has killed:
a) 30 birds
b) 60 birds
c) 72 birds
d) 90 birds
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The smallest 3 digit prime number is
a) 103
b) 107
c) 109
d) None of these
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A man received ₹8,80,000 as his annual salary in the year 2018 which was 10% more than his annual salary in 2017. His annual salary in the year 2017 was
a) ₹ 4,80,000
b) ₹ 8,00,000
c) ₹ 4,00,000
d) ₹ 8,40,000
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How many times are the hands of a clock at right angle in a day?
a) 22
b) 24
c) 44
d) 48
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