Arithmetic Reasoning Questions Answers

Arithmetic Reasoning Questions Answers (MCQ) of Verbal Reasoning includes tricky questions of Arithmetic which are important for all competitive exams.

11) The number of boys in a class is three times the number of girls. Which one of the following numbers cannot represent the total number of children in the clas

  • 1) 48
  • 2) 44
  • 3) 42
  • 4) 40
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Ans.   C
Explanation :
Let number of girls = x and number of boys = 3x. Then, 3x + x = 4x = total number of students. Thus, to find exact value of x, the total number of students must be divisible by 4.

12) A certain number of horses and an equal number of men are going somewhere. Half of the owners are on their horses' back while the remaining ones are walking along leading their horses. If the number of legs walking on the ground is 70, how many horses are ther

  • 1) 8
  • 2) 10
  • 3) 12
  • 4) 14
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Ans.   D
Explanation :
Let number of horses = number of men = x. Then, number of legs = 4x + 2 x (x/2) = 5x. So, 5X = 70 or x = 14.

13) In a class, there are 18 boys who are over 160 cm tall. If these constitute three-fourths of the boys and the total number of boys is two-thirds of the total number of students in the class, what is the number of girls in the clas

  • 1) 10
  • 2) 12
  • 3) 14
  • 4) 18
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Ans.   B
Explanation :
Let the number of boys be x. Then, 3/4 x = 18 => x = 24 If total number of students is y, then 2/3 y = 24 => y = 36 Number of girls in class = y - x = 36 - 24 = 12

14) I have a few sweets to be distributed. If I keep 2, 3 or 4 in a pack, I am left with one sweet. If I keep 5 in a pack, I am left with none. What is the minimum number of sweets I have to pack and distribut

  • 1) 25
  • 2) 37
  • 3) 54
  • 4) 65
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Ans.   A
Explanation :
The required number will be such that it leaves a reminder of 1 when divided by 2, 3 or 4 and no reminder when divided by 5. Such a number is 25 among options

15) If 100 cats kill 100 mice in 100 days, then 4 cats would kill 4 mice in how many day

  • 1) 4 day
  • 2) 10 day
  • 3) 40 day
  • 4) 100 day
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Ans.   D
Explanation :
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