Simple Arithmatic

Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 32

If Room is called home, home is called school, school is called floor, floor is called oil, what will a person stand on?

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A man on tour travels first 160 km at 64 km/hr and the next 160 km at 80 km/hr. The average speed for the first 320 km of the tour is:
a) 71 Km/hr
b) 36 Km/hr
c) 71.11 Km/hr
d) 35.55 Km/hr
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A 12% stock yielding 10% is quoted at:
a) Rs. 83.33
b) Rs. 110
c) Rs. 112
d) Rs. 120
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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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396, 462, 572, 427, 671, 264 (Odd man out)
a) 396
b) 427
c) 671
d) 264
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The present worth of Rs. 2310 due 2 1/2 years hence, the rate of interest being 15% per annum, is:
a) Rs. 1750
b) Rs. 1680
c) Rs. 1840
d) Rs. 1840
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If Room is called home, home is called school, school is called floor, floor is called oil, what will a person stand on?
a) oil
b) room
c) floor
d) school
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In a code language ‘mu kay cit’-, means ‘very lucky person’ and ‘dis hu mu’ means ‘fortunate and lucky’ which is the word for lucky in that language?
a) mu
b) kay
c) cit
d) dis
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In a language finger is called toe, toe is called foot, foot is called thumb, thumb is called ankle, ankle is called palm and palm is called knee. Then in that language what will an illiterate man use to mark his signature
a) toe
b) knee
c) thumb
d) ankle
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A train speeds past a pole in 15 seconds and a platform 100 m long in 25 seconds. Its length is
a) 100m
b) 120m
c) 150m
d) 180m
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A man buys some articles at ₹P per dozen and sells them at ₹ P/8 per piece. His profit percent is
a) 30
b) 40
c) 50
d) 60
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5 men can do a piece of work in 6 days while 10 women can do it in 5 days. In how many days can 5 women and 3 men can do it?
a) 4
b) 5
c) 6
d) 10
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If 738A6A is divisible by 11, then the value of A is
a) 6
b) 3
c) 9
d) 1
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If a 200 m long train crosses a platform of the same length as that of the train in 20 seconds, then the speed of the train is
a) 70 km/hr
b) 72 km/hr
c) 74 km/hr
d) 76 km/hr
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A starts business with Rs. 3500 and after 5 months, B joins with A as his partner. After a year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2 : 3. What is B's contribution in the capital?
a) Rs. 7500
b) Rs. 8000
c) Rs. 8500
d) Rs. 9000
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6 men and 8 women together can complete a piece of work in 10 days. Work done by a woman in one day is equal to half the work done by a man in one day. If 10 women are working alone, in how many days will the work be completed?
a) 10 days
b) 16 days
c) 14 days
d) 20 days
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50 men took a dip in a water tank 40 m long and 20 m broad on a religious day. If the average displacement of water by a man is 4 m3, then the rise in the water level in the tank will be:
a) 20 cm
b) 25 cm
c) 35 cm
d) 50 cm
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By selling an article for Rs. 360 a man gains 20% find the cost price
a) 320
b) 300
c) 310
d) 380
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A and B can do a piece of work in 30 days, while B and C can do the same work in 24 days and C and A in 20 day. They all work together for 10 days, after which B and C leave. How many days more will A take to finish the work?
a) 20 days
b) 19 days
c) 18 days
d) 22 days
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A and B and C together can finish a piece of work in 4 days. A alone can do it in 12 days, and B in 18 days. Then, C alone can do it in
a) 8 days
b) 7 days
c) 9 days
d) 10 days
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The simple interest and the true discount on a certain sum for a given time and at a given rate are Rs. 85 and Rs. 80 respectively. The sum is:
a) Rs. 1800
b) Rs. 1450
c) Rs. 1360
d) Rs. 6800
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5, 6, 9, 15, ?, 40
a) 2
b) 25
c) 27
d) 33
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Balu’s birthday is on 27th January of this year ie Wednesday. Balu remembers that Mohan’s birthday is exactly on the fifth friday after his birthday. How much younger is Mohan than Balu?
a) 28 days
b) 30 days
c) 31 days
d) 29 days
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A bullock cart has to cover a distance of 80km in 10hrs. If it covers half of the journey in 3/5th time. what should be its speed to cover the remaining distance in the time left.
a) 8 km/h
b) 10 km/h
c) 12 km/h
d) 14 km/h
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A sum of money amounts to Rs.3150 in one year and Rs.3300 in second year at simple interest. The rate of interest per annum:
a) 5%
b) 100/21%
c) 50/11%
d) 10%
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If 75% of 224 = Zx14, Then find the value of Z?
a) 14
b) 12
c) 10
d) 16
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