Simple Arithmatic

# Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 6

When an article is sold at a gain of 20%, it yields 360 more than when it is sold at a loss of 20%. The cost price of the article is

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Some boys are sitting in a row P’is sitting 14th from the left and Q is 7th from the right. If there are four boys between P and Q how many boys are there in the row?
a) 19
b) 21
c) 23
d) 25

The sum of three numbers is 174. The ratio of second number to the third number is 9:16 and the ratio of the first number to the third is 1:4. The second number is
a) 36
b) 96
c) 48
d) 54

When an article is sold at a gain of 20%, it yields 360 more than when it is sold at a loss of 20%. The cost price of the article is
a) ₹ 200
b) ₹ 150
c) ₹ 140
d) ₹ 120

Raman starts walking in the morning facing the Sun. After sometimes, he turned to the left. Later again he turned to his left. At what direction is Raman moving now?
a) East
b) West
c) South
d) North

If a number multiplied by 25% of itself gives a number which is 200% more than the number, then the number is
a) 12
b) 16
c) 20
d) 24

20 buckets of water fill a tank when the capacity of each bucket is 13.5 litres. How many buckets will be required to fill the same tank if the capacity of each bucket is 9 litres?
a) 30
b) 32
c) 60
d) 45

A and B are brothers, C and D are sisters. A's son is D's brother. How is B related to D?
a) father
b) brother
c) uncle
d) grand father

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

If 1394 = ACID then 4516 = …….
b) DEAL
c) DEAN
d) DEAF

You started from a place and went 4 km north 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

In an election between two candidates the candidate who secure 30% votes is defeated by 4360 votes. Find the number of votes secured by winning candidate
a) 7490
b) 7630
c) 7080
d) 7070

Find the odd-one from the following
a) Ear
b) Eye
c) Nose
d) Throat

A man takes twice as long to row a distance against the stream as to row the same distance in favour of the stream. The ratio of the speed of the boat (in still water) and the stream is:
a) 2:01
b) 3:01
c) 3:01
d) 4:03

a) BBr
b) ERR
c) RRR
d) BrR

A vendor bought 3 chocolates for one rupee. For how much per chocolate should he sell to gain a profit of 50%.
a) 50ps
b) 75ps
c) Rs.1
d) 90 ps

Number of letters skipped in between adjacent letters in the series is' two
a) MPSVYBE
b) QSVYZCF
c) SVZCGJN
d) ZCGKMPR

A solid metallic cone is melted and recast into a solid cylinder of the same base as that of the cone. If the height of the cylinder is 7 cm, the height of the cone was
a) 20 cm
b) 21 cm
c) 28 cm
d) 24 cm

How many three-letter meaningful words can be formed from the word TEAR beginning with a and without repeating any letter within that word?
a) one
b) three
c) five
d) two

Find the number in place of the question mark. 18, 38, 120, ? ,2480, 14910
a) 394
b) 450
c) 492
d) 486

Pointing to Veena in the photograph Vishnu said “She is the daughter of my grand father’s only son”. How is Veena related to Vishnu?
a) sister
b) brother-in-law
c) son
d) mother

Three unbiased coins are tossed. What is the probability of getting at most two heads?
a) (3/4)
b) (1/4)
c) (3/8)
d) (7/8)

In a certain code FIVE is written as GHWD. How is HURT is written in the same code language?
a) ITSS
b) ITST
c) GTSS
d) ITQU

A lump of two metals weighing 18 g is worth Rs. 87 but if their weight be interchanged, it would be worth Rs. 78.60. If the price of one metal be Rs. 6.70 per gram, find the weight of the other metal in the mixture.
a) 8g
b) 12g
c) 15g
d) 18g

x% of y is y% of what?
a) x/100
b) 100x
c) y
d) x

AZBY : BYAZ :: BXCW:….
a) CWBX
b) CWDX
c) BWXZ
d) BWWZ

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