Simple Arithmatic

# Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 29 If the true discount on s sum due 2 years hence at 14% per annum be Rs. 168, the sum due is:

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Find the odd one
a) Eye
b) Hand
c) Nose
d) Ear

‘Pitch’ is related to Cricket, in the same way as Arena is related to
a) Tennis
b) Gymnastic
d) Wrestling

If 30% of a number is 12.6, find the number?
a) 45
b) 38
c) 40
d) 42

Find the number which when added to itself 13 times, gives 112.
a) 7
b) 8
c) 9
d) 11

If the true discount on s sum due 2 years hence at 14% per annum be Rs. 168, the sum due is:
a) Rs. 768
b) Rs. 968
c) Rs. 1960
d) Rs. 2400

How many Permutations of the letters of the word APPLE are there?
a) 600
b) 120
c) 240
d) 60

The length of a rectangle is halved, while its breadth is tripled. What is the percentage change in area?
a) 25% increase
b) 50% increase
c) 50% decrease
d) 5% decrease

The sum of the squares of two natural consecutive odd numbers is 394. The sum of the numbers is
a) 24
b) 32
c) 40
d) 28

In a certain code ‘go home’ is written as ‘ta na’ and ‘nice little home’ is written as ‘na ja pa’. How is ‘go’ written in that code?
a) ta
b) na
c) ja
d) pa

At what rate percent simple interest will a sum of money double itself in 12 years?
a) 33/4 %
b) 25/3 %
c) 17/2 %
d) 19/2 %

A dealer buys an article marked at Rs. 25000 with 20% and 5% off. He spends Rs. 1000 on its repairs and sell it for Rs 25000. What is his gain or loss percent?
a) Loss of 25%
b) Gain of 25%
c) Gain of 10%
d) Loss of 10%

A man travels equal distances of his journey at 40, 30 and 15 km/h. respectively. Find his average for whole journey.
a) 24
b) 25
c) 27
d) 28

The wheel of an engine turns 350 times round its axle to cover a distance of 1.76 km. The diameter of the wheel is
a) 120 cm
b) 150 cm
c) 90 cm
d) 160 cm

A takes 3 days and B 2 days. Both worked together and finished the work, and got Rs.150. What is the share of A ?
a) Rs.90
b) Rs.60
c) Rs.80
d) Rs.50

The salary of a person is decreased by 25% and then the decreased salary is increased by 25%, His new salary in comparison with his original salary is
a) the same
b) 6.25% more
c) 6.25% less
d) 0.625% less

A train M leaves City A at 5 am and reaches City B at 9am . Another train N leaves City B at 7am and reaches City A at 1030am. At what time do the 2 trains cross one another?
a) 1 hr 23 min
b) 1 hr 15 min
c) 1 hr 8 min
d) 56 min

P, Q and R together do a piece of work for ₹535. P working alone can do it in 5 days. Q alone can do it in 6 days and R alone can do it in 7 days. Then what will be the share of R for its work.
a) ₹ 100
b) ₹ 150
c) ₹ 200
d) ₹ 250

Find the odd word out
a) cot
b) Sheet
c) Quit
d) Pillow

Find the missing number 1 (3) 4 = 10, 3 (4) 6 = 26, 4 (5) 7 = ….
a) 18
b) 24
c) 32
d) 38

The average mark of four subjects is 120. If 33 was misread as 13 during calculation, what will be the correct average?
a) 122
b) 120
c) 125
d) 121

You started from a place and went 4 km north and turned left and moved 2 km west. Then you again turned left and moved 4 km. How many kms are you away from the place you started?
a) 4 kms.
b) 2 kms
c) 6 kms
d) 5 kms

The loss incurred on selling an article for Rs. 270 is as much as the profit made after selling it at 10% profit. What is the cost price of the article?
a) Rs. 90
b) Rs. 110
c) Rs. 363
d) Rs. 300

The sum and product of two numbers are 11 and 18 respectevely. The sum of their reciprocals is
a) 2/11
b) 11/2
c) 18/11
d) 11/18

A man's speed with the current is 15 km/hr and the speed of the current is 2.5 km/hr. The man's speed against the current is:
a) 8.5 km/hr
b) 9 km/hr
c) 10 km/hr
d) 12.5 km/hr

X introduces Y saying, “He is the husband of the grand daughter of the father of my father. How is Y related to X?
a) Brother
b) Son
c) Brother-in-law
d) Nephew 