Simple Arithmatic

# Arithmetic & Mental Ability – 8

A and B invest in a business in the ratio 3 : 2. If 5% of the total profit goes to charity and A’s share is Rs. 855, the total profit is:

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Difference between two numbers is 6 and differance between their squares is 180. Find the sum of two numbers
a) 30
b) 32
c) 34
d) 36

One card is drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability that the card drawn is a face card (Jack, Queen and King only)?
a) (1/13)
b) (3/13)
c) (1/4)
d) (9/52)

A man purchased a cow for Rs. 3000 and sold it the same day for Rs. 3600, allowing the buyer a credit of 2 years. If the rate of interest be 10% per annum, then the man has a gain of:
a) 0%
b) 5%
c) 7.50%
d) 10%

The area of the greatest circle inscribed inside a square of side 21 cm is
a) 365.5 cm²
b) 364.5 cm²
c) 344.5 cm²
d) 346.5 cm²

A and B invest in a business in the ratio 3 : 2. If 5% of the total profit goes to charity and A's share is Rs. 855, the total profit is:
a) Rs. 1425
b) Rs. 1500
c) Rs. 1537.50
d) Rs. 1576

Paper : Pen :: Blackboard : …..
a) Chalk
b) Wood
c) Class
d) Cardboard

The price of kerosene rise by 25% by how much percent must a person reduce his consumption of kerosene so that their expenditure on it does not increase.
a) 20%
b) 25%
c) 50%
d) 40%

Choose the correct alternative 20, 20, 19, 16, 17, 13, 14, 11, ?:?
a) 10, 10
b) 10, 11
c) 13, 14
d) 13, 16

By investing in 16 2/3% stock at 64, one earns Rs. 1500. The investment made is:
a) Rs. 5640
b) Rs. 5760
c) Rs. 7500
d) Rs. 9600

Arrange the following words according to the most appropriate sequence. 1. Curd, 2. Grass, 3. Butter, 4. Milk, 5. Cow
a) 2, 5, 4, 3, 1
b) 4, 2, 5, 3, 1
c) 5, 2, 3, 4, 1
d) 5, 2, 4, 1, 3

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

If (x+y):(x−y)=3:2. Find the value of x:y
a) 5:1
b) 1:5
c) 3:2
d) 2:3

A car covers 4 successive 3km stretches at speed of 10kmph, 20kmph, 30kmph & 60kmph resp. Its average speed is
a) 20 km/h
b) 25 km/h
c) 30 km/h
d) 35 km/h

A,B and C are employed to do apiece of work for Rs.529. A and C are supposed to finish 19/23 of the work together. How much shall be paid to B?
a) Rs.92
b) Rs.112
c) Rs.98
d) Rs.86

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

1397 x 1397 = ?
a) 1951609
b) 1981709
c) 18362619
d) 2031719

‘Footwear’ is related to Cobbler. In the same way as Furniture is related to?
a) Mason
b) Goldsmith
c) Carpenter
d) Potter

The true discount on Rs. 1760 due after a certain time at 12% per annum is Rs. 160. The time after which it is due is:
a) 6 months
b) 8 months
c) 9 months
d) 10 months

A clock strikes 5 taking 8 seconds. In order to strike 9 at the same rate the time taken is
a) 16 seconds
b) 12 seconds
c) 14 seconds
d) 18 seconds

[1³+2³+3³+…..+9³+10³] is equal to
a) 3575
b) 2525
c) 5075
d) 3025

The difference between simple interest and compound on Rs. 1200 for one year at 10% per annum reckoned half-yearly is:
a) Rs. 2.50
b) Rs. 3
c) Rs. 3.75
d) Rs. 4

In a 100 m race, A can give B 10 m and C 28 m. In the same race B can give C:
a) 18 m
b) 20 m
c) 27 m
d) 9 m

Find the day of the week on 25th december,1995?
a) Monday
b) Wednesday
c) Friday
d) Sunday

Which number when added to each of the numbers 6, 7, 15, 17 will make the resulting numbers proportional?
a) 6
b) 5
c) 4
d) 3

In the following questions jumbled letters of a meaningful word are given you are to rearrange these letters and select from the given alternatives the word which is almost opposite in meaning to the rearrange word. MRPBLOE
b) Solution
d) Resolution

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