Arithmetic Quiz 9

June 24, 2016

Question 1: A man travelled a distance of 80 Km in 8 hours partly on foot at 9 kmph and partly on bicycle at 16 kmph. Find the distance travelled on foot.

(a) 101
(b) 100
(c) 32
(d) 54
(e) 95

Answer is : 54

 

Question 2: A milk vendor has 2 cans of milk. The first contains 40 % water and the rest milk. The second contains 55 % water. How much milk should he mix from each of the containers so as to get 17 litres of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 4 : 10 ?

(a) 11.9 litres, 5.1 litres
(b) 20 litres, 10 litres
(c) 11 litres, 2 litres
(d) 13 litres,4 litres
(e) 19 litres,9 litres

Answer is : 11.9 litres, 5.1 litres

 

Question 3: A painter mixes blue paint with white paint so that the mixture contains 20 % blue paint.In a mixture of 55 litres paint how many litres blue paint should be added so that the mixture contains 35 % of blue paint.

(a) 18.9
(b) 18.7
(c) 21
(d) 12.7
(e) 14.3

Answer is : 12.7

 

Question 4: The cost of Type 1 rice is Rs. 10 per kg and Type 2 rice is Rs.20 per kg. If both Type 1 and Type 2 are mixed in the ratio of 3 : 6, then the price per kg of the mixed variety of rice is:

(a) 19
(b) 18
(c) 5
(d) 13
(e) 10

Answer is : 10

 

Question 5: 13 litres are drawn from a cask full of wine and is then filled with water. This operation is performed 3 more times. The ratio of the quantity of wine now left in cask to that of water is 81 : 1296. How much wine did the cask hold originally?

(a) 26
(b) 32
(c) 40
(d) 33
(e) 39

Answer is : 26

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