Arithmetic Reasoning MCQs for Entrance exams

 
Arithmetic Reasoning MCQ Quiz- Practice Arithmetic Reasoning – Verbal Reasoning MCQ Question suitable for various Competitive Exams. Here we have compiled Arithmetic Reasoning with solutions for those students who are preparing for various competitive exams. Practice these Arithmetic Reasoning MCQ questions to increase your confidence and mental ability.
 

1. A man has Rs. 480 in the denominations of one-rupee notes, five-rupee notes and ten-rupee notes. The number of notes of each denomination is equal. What is the total number of notes that he has ?
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2. A father is now three times as old as his son. Five years back, he was four times as old as his son. The age of the son (in years) is
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4. It takes five minutes to pass a rumour from one person to two other persons. The tree of rumor continues. Find how many minutes it takes to spread the rumour to 729 persons?
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5. There are deer and peacocks in a zoo. By counting heads they are 80. The number of their legs is 200. How many peacocks are there?
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6. In a group of 15 people, 7 read French, 8 read English while 3 of them read none of these two. How many of them read French and English both?
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7. In a caravan, in addition to 50 hens, there are 45 goats and 8 camels with some keepers. If the total number of feet be 224 more than the number of heads in the caravan, the number of keepers is
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8. Thrice the square of a natural number decreased by 4 times the number is equal to 50 more than the number. The number is?
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9. A cow was standing on a bridge, 5m away from the middle of the bridge. A train was coming towards the bridge from the ends nearest to the cow. Seeing this cow ran towards the train and managed to escape when the train was 2m away from the bridge. If it had run in the opposite direction, it would have been hit by the train 2m before the end of the bridge. What is the length of the bridge in meters assuming the speed of the train is 4 times that of a cow ?
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10. A shepherd had 27 sheep. All but 10 died. How many he left with?
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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 class?
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12. A waiter's salary consists of his salary and tips. During one week his tips were 5/4 of his salary. What fraction of his income came from tips?
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13. Ravi's brother is 3 years senior to him. His father was 28 years of age when his sister was born while his mother was 26 years of age when he was born. If his sister was 4 years of age when his brother was born, what were the ages of Ravi's father and mother respectively when his brother was born?
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14. In a garden, there are 10 rows and 12 columns of mango trees. The distance between the two trees is 2 meters and a distance of one meter is left from all sides of the boundary of the garden. The length of the garden is
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15. 12 year old Manick is three times as old as his brother Rahul. How old will Manick be when he is twice as old as Rahul?
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16. In the given numbers, if in each number first digit is replaced by the third digit, second digit is replaced by the first digit and third digit is replaced by the second digit then which number will be the biggest ?
653 749 872 933 541
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17. In a chess tournament each of six players will play every other player exactly once. How many matches will be played during the tournament ?
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18. A motorist knows four different routes from Bristol to Birmingham. From Birmingham to Sheffield he knows three different routes and from Sheffield to Carlisle he knows two different routes. How many routes does he know from Bristol to Carlisle?
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19. A, B, C, D and E play a game of cards. A says to B, "If you give me three cards, you will have as many as E has and if I give you three cards, you will have as many as D has." A and B together have 10 cards more than what D and E together have. If B has two cards more than what C has and the total number of cards is 133, how many cards does B have ?
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20. How many rectangles can be drawn with 36 cm as the perimeter, given that the sides are positive integers in cm?
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21. Answer the questions based on the following information.
Six colleagues are sitting in a circle and are facing the center of the circle. Diana is between Puskar and Padma. Priyanka is between Mahesh and Lucky. Puskar and Mahesh are opposite to each other.
Who is just right to Padma?
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22. Lami's theorem is applicable only for
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23. A girl counted in the following way on the fingers of her left hand : She started by calling the thumb 1, the index finger 2, middle finger 3, ring finger 4, little finger 5 and then reversed direction calling the ring finger 6, middle finger 7 and so on. She counted up to 1994. She ended counting on which finger
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24. 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 distribute?
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25. A woman says, "If you reverse my own age, the figures represent my husband's age. He is, of course, senior to me and the difference between our ages is one-eleventh of their sum." The woman's age is
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