Simple Arithmatic

# Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 7 What least number must be added to 1056, so that the sum is completely divisible by 23 ?

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In a column of girls Kamala is 11th from the front. Neela is 3 place ahead of Sunita who is 22nd from the front. How many girls are there between Kamala and Neela in the column?
a) 6
b) 8
c) 7
d) 3

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

Starting from a point P, Sachin walked 20 meters towards south. He turned left and walked 30 meters. Hen then turned left and walked 20 meters. He again turned left and walked 40 metres and reached a point Q. How far and in which direction is the point Q from the point P?
a) 20 metres west
b) 10 metres east
c) 10 metres west
d) 10 metres north

The least number which when divided by 5, 6 , 7 and 8 leaves a remainder 3, but when divided by 9 leaves no remainder, is
a) 1677
b) 1683
c) 2523
d) 3363

A person has left an amount of ₹1,20,000 to be divided between his 2 sons aged 14 years and 12 years such that they get equal amounts when each attains 18 years of age. If the amount gets a simple interest of 5% per annum, the younger son’s share at present is
a) ₹ 48,800
b) ₹ 57,600
c) ₹ 62,400
d) ₹ 84,400

What least number must be added to 1056, so that the sum is completely divisible by 23 ?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 18
d) 21

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

A tank is filled by three pipes with uniform flow. The first two pipes operating simultaneously fill the tank in the same time during which the tank is filled by the third pipe alone. The second pipe fills the tank 5 hours faster than the first pipe and 4 hours slower than the third pipe. The time required by the first pipe is:
a) 6 hours
b) 10 hours
c) 15 hours
d) 30 hours

If A's salary is 25% higher than B's salary. How much percent is B's salary lower than A's.
a) 15%
b) 20%
c) 25%
d) 33.33%

The price of commodity X increases by 40 paise every year, while the price of commodity Y increases by 15 paise every year. If in 2011, the price of commodity X was Rs. 4.20 and that of Y was Rs. 6.30, in which year commodity X will cost 40 paise more than the commodity Y ?
a) 2020
b) 2021
c) 2022
d) 2023

34.95 + 240.016 + 23.98 = ?
a) 298.0946
b) 298.111
c) 298.946
d) 299.09

A man can cover a distance in 1hr 24min by covering 2/3 of the distance at 4 km/h and the rest at 5km/h. The total distance is
a) 5km
b) 6km
c) 7km
d) 8km

The price of 2 sarees and 4 shirts is Rs. 1600. With the same money one can buy 1 saree and 6 shirts. If one wants to buy 12 shirts, how much shall he have to pay
a) Rs. 1200
b) Rs. 2400
c) Rs. 4800
d) Cannot be determined

The price of 10 chairs is equal to that of 4 tables. The price of 15 chairs and 2 tables together is Rs. 4000. The total price of 12 chairs and 3 tables is:
a) Rs. 3500
b) Rs. 3750
c) Rs. 3840
d) Rs. 3900

If 38+15=66 and 29+36=99 then 82+44=…..
a) 77
b) 88
c) 80
d) 94

The sum of the numerator and denominator of a positive fraction is 11. If 2 is added to both numerator and denominator, the fraction is increased by 1/24. The difference of numerator and denominator of the fraction is
a) 5
b) 3
c) 1
d) 9

Army is related to 'soldier', in the same way as school is related to………
a) peon
b) teacher
c) Principal
d) Student

The length of a rectangle is increased by 50%. By what percent should the width be decreased to maintain the same area.
a) 33.33%
b) 37.50%
c) 59%
d) 25.25%

Ayush was born two years after his father's marriage. His mother is five years younger than his father but 20 years older than Ayush. Who is 10 years old. At what age did the father get married?
a) 23 years
b) 25 years
c) 33 years
d) 35 years

Two cards are drawn together from a pack of 52 cards. The probability that one is a spade and one is a heart, is:
a) (3/20)
b) (29/34)
c) (47/100)
d) (13/102)

A single discount equivalent to three successive discounts of 20%, 25% and 10% is
a) 55%
b) 50%
c) 48%
d) 46%

The present worth of a sum due sometime hence is Rs. 576 and the banker's gain is Rs. 16. The true discount is:
a) Rs. 36
b) Rs. 72
c) Rs. 48
d) Rs. 96

The price of onions has been increased by 50%. In order to keep the expenditure on onions the same the percentage of reduction in consumption has to be
a) 50%
b) 33.33%
c) 33%
d) 30%

A & B are two towns. A person covers the distance from A to B on cycle at 17kmph and returns to A by a boat running at a uniform speed of 8kmph. His average speed for the whole journey is
a) 12.5 km/h
b) 12.33 km/h
c) 10.75 km/h
d) 10.88 km/h

What will be the least number which when doubled will be exactly divisible 24, 18, 21 and 10
a) 2520
b) 1260
c) 630
d) 5040 