Most repeated important basic maths mcqs for preparation of all kind of exams including entry test, ppsc, fpsc and nts tests.

## Basic Maths MCQs

**The average of first 10 odd numbers is ___?**

A. 11**B. 10**

C. 12

D. 17

**The average of first 10 natural numbers is ____?**

A. 5**B. 5.5**

C. 6.5

D. 6

**The average of first ten prime numbers which are odd is ____?**

A. 12.9

B. 13.8**C. 15.8**

D. 17

**The G.C.D (greatest common divisor) of 1.08, 0.36 and 0.9 is ______?**

A. 0.03

B. 0.9**C. 0.18**

D. 0.108

**Find the lowest common multiple of 24, 36 and 40.**

A. 120

B. 240**C. 360**

D. 480

**Find the highest common factor of 36 and 84.**

A. 4

B. 6**C. 12**

D. 18

**The average of first 10 even numbers is ____?**

A. 18

B. 22

C. 9**D. 11**

**A man spend Rs. 3300. This was 75% of his monthly income. His monthly income is ___?**

A. 4000**B. 4400**

C. 5000

D. 5400

**H.C.F of 4 * 27 * 3125, 8 * 9 * 25 * 7 and 16 * 81 * 5 * 11 * 49 is _____?**

**A. 180**

B. 360

C. 540

D. 1260

**1095/1168 when expressed in simplest form is:**

A. 13/16**B. 15/16**

C. 17/26

D. 25/26

**Which of the following has most number of divisors?**

A. 99

B. 101**C. 176**

D. 182

**The average of 11 numbers is 10.9. If the average of first six is 10.5 and that of the last six is 11.4 the sixth number is _____?**

A. 11.0

B. 11.3

C. 11.4**D. 11.5**

**What are Prime Numbers?**

A. Which can be divided by Odd Numbers

B. Which can be divided by Even Numbers**C. Which can be divided by Number 1 & by itself Number**

D. Which can be divided by any Number

**252 can be expressed as a product of primes as ____?**

**A. 2 * 2 * 3 * 3 * 7**

B. 2 * 2 * 2 * 3 * 7

C. 3 * 3 * 3 * 3 * 7

D. 2 * 3 * 3 * 3 * 7

**LCM of 455, 117, 338 is________?**

A. 10670**B. 106470**

C. 104670

D. 107470

**LCM of 87 and 145 is_______?**

A. 1305**B. 435**

C. 875

D. 48

**LCM of 18 and 27 is_________?**

A. 85

B. 89**C. 54**

D. 91

**LCM of two numbers is 138. But their (Greatest common divisor) GCD is 23. The numbers are in a ratio 1:6. Which is the largest number amongst the two?**

A. 46**B. 138**

C. 69

D. 23

**Find the average of the series : 312, 162, 132, 142 and 122?**

A. 194**B. 174**

C. 162

D. 186

*Find the greatest number that, while dividing 47, 215 and 365, gives the same remainder in each case?*

A. 3

B. 4**C. 5**

D. 6

**Find the greatest number which, while dividing 19, 83 and 67, gives a remainder of 3 in each case?**

**A. 16**

B. 17

C. 18

D. 19

**Find the greatest number that exactly divides 35, 91 and 840?**

A. 5

B. 6**C. 7**

D. 8

**Find the lowest 4-digit number which when divided by 3, 4 or 5 leaves a remainder of 2 in each case?**

A. 1020

B. 1026

C. 1030**D. 1022**

**Find the greatest 4-digit number exactly divisible by 3, 4 and 5?**

A. 9985**B. 9960**

C. 9957

D. 9975

**Find the smallest number which when increased by 5, divisible by 6, 9, 15, 20 and 24?**

A. 344**B. 355**

C. 366

D. 377

**What is the Arithmetic Mean of the following data 3,6,9,12,15.**

A. 7**B. 9**

C. 12

D. 8

**Find two number whose sum is 28 and the difference is 4 ____?**

**A. 12,16**

B. 18,10

C. 15,13

D. 14,12

**1 acre is equal to ________square foot?**

A. 45434 square foot

B. 34343 square foot

C. 43572 square foot**D. 43560 square foot **

**What is the Sum of First 70 even Numbers?**

**A. 4970**

B. 4950

C. 4900

D. 4980

**The L.C.M. of two numbers is 48. The numbers are in the ratio 2 : 3. Then sum of the number is_________?**

A. 28

B. 32**C. 40**

D. 64

**Which of the following has the most number of divisors?**

A. 99

B. 101**C. 176**

D. 182

**The greatest number which on dividing 1657 and 2037 leaves remainders 6 and 5 respectively, is ______?**

A. 123**B. 127**

C. 235

D. 305

**The ratio between the radii of two spheres is 1:3. Find the ratio between their volumes?**

A. 27:1**B. 1:27**

C. 1:9

D. 9:1

**How many shots of 1cm radius can be prepared from a sphere of 3cm radius?**

A. 36

B. 64**C. 27**

D. 16

**Find the ratio between whole surfaces of a sphere and a hemisphere?**

A. 3:4**B. 4:3**

C. 3:1

D. 1:3

**The curved surface of a sphere is 64 π cm ^{2}. Find its radius?**

A. 1 cm

B. 2 cm**C. 4 cm**

D. 3 cm

*The radius of a cylindrical vessel is 7cm and height is 3cm. Find the whole surface of the cylinder?*

A. 308 sq cm

B. 220 sq cm**C. 440 sq cm**

D. 132 sq cm

**The diameter of a cylindrical tin is 6cm and height is 5 cm. Find the volume of the cylinder?**

A. 30 π cc**B. 45 π cc**

C. 150 π cc

D. 180 π cc

**The radius of a cylinder is 2 r units and height is 3 r units. Find the curved surface?**

A. 18 πr^{2} sq units

B. 3 πr^{2} sq units**C. 12 πr ^{2} sq units**

D. 6 πr

^{2}sq units

**9000 + 16 2/3 % of ? = 10500**

A. 1500

B. 1750**C. 9000**

D. 7500

**60 + 5 * 12 / (180/3) = _______?**

A. 60

B. 120

C. 13**D. 61**

**4 * 0.4 * 0.04 * 0.004 = _________?**

A. 0.0256

B. 0.00256**C. 0.000256**

D. 0.0000256

**(0.456 * 0.456 – 0.228 * 0.228) / (0.456 + 0.228) = ________?**

**A. 0.228**

B. 0.456

C. 0.684

D. 1.0

**25% of 30% of 45% is equal to__________?**

**A. 0.03375**

B. 0.3375

C. 3.375

D. 33.75

**40% of a number is more than 20% of 650 by 190. Find the number?**

A. 600

B. 700**C. 800**

D. 900

**How much is 80% of 40 is greater than 4/5 of 25?**

A. 4

B. 6

C. 9**D. 12**

**How much 60% of 50 is greater than 40% of 30?**

**A. 18**

B. 13

C. 15

D. 20

**After decreasing 24% in the price of an article costs Rs.912. Find the actual cost of an article?**

A. 1400

B. 1300**C. 1200**

D. 1100

**If y exceeds x by 20%, then x is less than y by_______?**

A. 16%

B. 16 1/3 %**C. 16 2/3 %**

D. 16 3/5 %

**8/15 / 1 1/3 * 3 ?/4 = 1.5**

A. 1

B. 2**C. 3**

D. 5

**3648.24 + 364.824 / ? – 36.4824 = 3794.1696**

**A. 2**

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

**24 – [2.4 – {0.24 * 2 – (0.024 – ?)}] = 22.0584**

**A. 0.0024**

B. 0.024

C. 0.24

D. 0.00024

**79.98 / 12.51 * 2.49 = ______?**

A. 12

B. 14**C. 16**

D. 18

**√3584 * 52.034 = _______?**

A. 3180

B. 3200**C. 3120**

D. 3210

**58978 / 363.94 * 11.02 = _______?**

A. 1580

B. 1680**C. 1780**

D. 1880

**If 6 men can make 10 sofas in 2 days, then 8 men can make 8 sofas in ____?**

A. 1.8 days

B. 1.5 days**C. 1.2 days**

D. 1 day

**If 10 workers can make 10 tables in 10 days, then how many days would it take for 5 workers to make 5 tables?**

A. 1

B. 5**C. 10**

D. 25

**If 6 men take 9 days to complete a work, how many men can complete the work in 3 days?**

A. 2 men

B. 12 men

C. 9 men**D. 18 men**

**21345 * 45 = 4270 * ?**

A. 215

B. 235**C. 225**

D. 255

**183.21 + 2.9928 * 66.84 = _______?**

**A. 383**

B. 372

C. 380

D. 374

**(180/37 of 14.8) / (17/60.1 of 180.30) = _______?**

**A. 1.4**

B. 1.6

C. 1.5

D. 1.2

**45/100 * 125 + 22.22 = ________?**

**A. 78**

B. 76

C. 74

D. 72

**109.13 * 34.14 – 108.12 * 33 = ________?**

A. 130

B. 135**C. 142**

D. 148

**A Quadrillion has ____ zeros?**

**A. 15 zeros**

B. 18 zeros

C. 21 zeros

D. None of these

**Who is known as the Father of Geometry?**

A. kepler**B. Euclid**

C. Pythagoras

D. Newton

**What is 2+2÷2×2-2?**

A. 0

B. -2**C. 2**

D. 1

**If a > b and b > a. Then ?**

A. a = b

B. a ≠ b**C. Cannot be evaluated**

D. None

**18 men can eat 20 kg of rice in 3 days. How long will 6 men take to eat 40 kg of rice?**

A. 20**B. 18**

C. 32

D. 20

**15 cattle can graze a field in 20 days 20 cattle can graze 3 such field in how many days?**

A. 30**B. 45**

C. 60

D. 50

**5kg food is consumed by 50 chickens in 2 days. 60 chickens will consume how much food in 6 days.**

A. 2 kg

B. 6 kg

C. 15 kg**D. 18 kg**

**18 cattle graze a field in 12 days. 6 cattle can graze 3 of such fields in x days. What is x?**

A. 90

B. 72

C. 36**D. 108**

**25 men can consume 250kg of wheat in 20 days. 20 men cang consume how much wheat in 25 days?**

A. 300

B. 200**C. 250**

D. 350

**In a ship the provisions are sufficient for 800 men for 50 days. How long will these be sufficient for if there would have been 200 more men?**

**A. 40**

B. 50

C. 30

D. 56

**108 * 107 * 96 = ? (to the nearest hundred)**

A. 1109300**B. 1109400**

C. 1108400

D. 1108300

**25 2/5 + 8 4/5 + 4/5 = _________?**

A. 34**B. 35**

C. 36

D. 37

**(64 + 9 + 9) / (2 * 20 + 1) = _______?**

A. 1

B. 3/2**C. 2**

D. 5/2

**(1.9 * 0.021) / (0.095 * 0.105) = ______?**

A. 1/20

B. 1/5**C. 4**

D. 10

**25 * 25 / 25 + 15 * 40 = ________?**

A. 125

B. 525

C. 25/64**D. 625**

**Find out the wrong number in the series : 1, 1, 2, 6, 24, 96, 720**

A. 6

B. 24**C. 96**

D. 720

**A sum of Rs. 2500 amounts to Rs. 3875 in 4 years at the rate of simple interest. What is the rate of interest?**

A. 12.25%

B. 12%

C. 6%**D. 13.75%**

**A sum of money becomes 7⁄5 of itself in 4 years at a certain rate of simple interest. The rate per annum is**

A. 9%**B. 10%**

C. 11%

D. 12%

**If there is a total of 104 weekly instalments and a third deposit, find the interest charged**

**A. 237.55**

B. 337

C. 443

D. 334

**Which Muslim scientist wrote first book on Algebra ?**

**A. Al-Khwarizmi **

B. Ibn Sina

C. Archimedes

D. Euclid

**What’s the largest known Prime Number?**

A. 282,589,933 − 3**B. 282,589,933 − 1**

C. 282,589,933 − 5

D. None of these

**Find two number whose sum is 28 and the difference is 4 _____________?**

**A. 12,16**

B. 18,10

C. 15,13

D. 14,12

**1 acre is equal to ___square foot?**

A. 45434 square foot

B. 34343 square foot

C. 43572 square foot**D. 43560 square foot **

**The word Geometry has been derived from two Greek words:_____________?**

A. Geo means Earth

B. Metron means Measurement.

C. Hence Geomatery means**D. Earth measurement**

**What is the Sum of First 70 even Numbers?**

**A. 4970**

B. 4950

C. 4900

D. 4980

**What is the Sum of First 70 Odd Numbers?**

**A. 4900**

B. 4970

C. 4960

D. None of these

**Express 1.09 in term of Percentage.**

A. 1.09%

B. 10.9%**C. 109%**

D. None of these

**Calculate the Average of 1,2,3,4,5.**

A. 1

B. 2**C. 3**

D. 4

**Find the Missing Number in the series 1, 6, 13, 22, 33 ?**

A. 36

B. 40**C. 46**

D. 52

**One Gross is equal to_____?**

A. 5 Dozen

B. 10 Dozen**C. 12 Dozen**

D. None of them

**12 3/4 * (1 2/17 / 8 1/6) / 5 4/3 = __________?**

A. 1**B. 27/98**

C. 6/17

D. 27/17

**7 + 1/2 of [8 – 4 / 2 * 3 – 1 + 1 + (4 + 2) – 2 * 2] = ________?**

A. 9

B. 16**C. 8**

D. 12

**What will be 80 Percent of a number whose 200 percent is 90?**

A. 144

B. 72**C. 36**

D. none of these

*75 % of a number when added to 75 is equal to the number. The number is:_______?*

A. 150

B. 200

C. 225**D. 300**

**What percentage of numbers from 1 to 70 have squares that end in the digit 1?**

A. 1

B. 14**C. 20**

D. 21

**The number which exceeds 16% of it by 42 is________?**

**A. 50**

B. 52

C. 58

D. 60

**If eggs cost $.06 each ,how much should a dozen eggs cost ?**

A. .56

B. $ .80**C. $ .72**

D. $.60

**If 20 teachers out of a faculty of 80 are transferred, what percentage of the original faculty remains ?**

A. 4

B. 16

C. 60**D. 75**

**The average of two numbers is XY.If one number is equal to X ,the other number is equal to ______?**

A. X

B. 2Y

C. XY-X**D. 2 XY -2 X**

*If 35% of a number is 12 less than 50% of that number, then the number is _____?*

A. 40

B. 50

C. 60**D. 80**

**If 20% of a number, then 120% of that number will be_________?**

A. 20

B. 120

C. 360**D. 720**

**45% of 750 – 25% of 480 =__________?**

A. 216**B. 217.50**

C. 236.50

D. 245

**3.5 can be expressed in terms of percentage as?**

A. 0.35%

B. 3.5%

C. 35%**D. 350%**

**(49 ^{2} * 18^{2}) / 324 = ________?**

A. 49

B. 98**C. 49 ^{2}**

D. 98

^{2}

**33/4 of 4500 + ? = 118500**

**A. 8.1375 * 10 ^{4}**

B. 2.4123 * 10

^{4}

C. 5.124 * 10

^{4}

D. 6.125 * 10

^{4}

**2 + [2 + {2 + (2 + (2 + 2 ^{3})}] = _____?**

A. 17/4**B. 33/4**

C. 65/4

D. 129/4

**7 2/5 of 110 / ? = 844**

A. 22

B. 24**C. 30**

D. 28

**8 2/3 + 6 4/5 = _____?**

A. 14

B. 14 1/2

C. 14 3/4**D. None of these**

**A period of 4 hrs 30 min is what percent of a day?**

**A. 18 3/4 %**

B. 20 %

C. 16 3/4 %

D. 19 %

**When a number is first increased by 10 % and then reduced by 10 % the number: ______?**

A. does not change**B. decreased by 1 %**

C. increased by 1 %

D. None of these

**10 decameters are equal to_______?**

**A. 1 Hectometers**

B. 2 Hectometers

C. 3 Hectometers

D. 4 Hectometers

**If 17xy+7 =19xy ,then 4xy = ?**

A. 2

B. 3

C. 1/2**D. 14**

**Two numbers are in the ratio 5:4 and their difference is 10.What is the largest number?**

A. 40**B. 50**

C. 60

D. 30

**1 yard =___________?**

**A. 3 feet**

B. 6 feet

C. 2.4 feet

D. 12 feet

**The cost price of 13 articles is equal to the selling price of 11 articles. Find the profit percent?**

A. 15 5/15%**B. 18 2/11%**

C. 16 2/3%

D. 30%

**By selling 12 pencils for a rupee a man loses 20%. How many for a rupee should he sell in order to gain 20%?**

**A. 8**

B. 9

C. 12

D. 16

**The cost price of a radio is Rs.1500 and it was sold for Rs.1230, find the loss %?**

**A. 18%**

B. 9%

C. 15%

D. 6%

**An article is bought for Rs.600 and sold for Rs.500, find the loss percent?**

A. 16 4/3%

B. 100/3%

C. 16%**D. 16 2/3%**

*The C.P of 15 books is equal to the S.P of 18 books. Find his gain% or loss%?*

**A. 16 2/3% loss**

B. 100/3% loss

C. 50/3% profit

D. 100/3% loss

**The C.P of 10 pens is equal to the S.P of 12 pens. Find his gain % or loss%?**

A. 16 2/3% profit

B. 50/6% profit**C. 16 2/3% loss**

D. 100/3% loss

**Which of the following groups of fractions is in descending order?**

A. 8/15, 9/13, 6/11

B. 8/15, 6/11, 9/13**C. 9/13, 6/11, 8/15**

D. 6/11, 8/15, 9/13

**The value of (2.75) ^{3} – (2.00)^{3} – (0.75)^{3} is__________?**

A. 3 * 2.75 * 2.75 * 2.75

B. 3 * 2.00 * 2.00 * 2.00

C. 3 * 2.75 * 0.75 * 2.75**D. 4.5 * 2.75**

**{20 – [7 – (3 -2)] + 1/3 (4.2)} / 1.4 = ________?**

**A. 11**

B. 12

C. 14

D. 19

**64309 – 8703 + 798 – 437 = ________?**

A. 55606

B. 55697**C. 55967**

D. 73373

**20% of 40 + ? % of 80 = 120**

**A. 140**

B. 120

C. 160

D. 180

**³√?/9261 = 11/21**

A. 121**B. 1331**

C. 14641

D. 2662

**(98 / 7 / 2) / ? = 14**

**A. 1/2**

B. 1/3

C. 1/4

D. 1/5

**By selling Toffees at 20 for a rupee, a man loses 40 %. To gain 20 %, for one rupee he must sell?**

**A. 16 toffees**

B. 20 toffees

C. 25 toffees

D. 24 toffees

**A man sells 320 mangoes at the cost of 400 mangoes. His gain percent is:_________?**

A. 10%

B. 15%

C. 20%**D. 25%**

**A vendor bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%?**

A. 3

B. 4**C. 5**

D. 6

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 104**B. 110**

C. 108

D. 112

E. 116

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 123**B. 132**

C. 231

D. 321

E. 213

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 11

B. 28

C. 327**D. 416**

E. 5125

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 525

B. 39

C. 24**D. 426**

E. 636

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 358

B. 246

C. 134**D. 862**

**(24 * 5 * 7 * 9) / ? = 216**

A. 15

B. 20

C. 25**D. 35**

**2222.2 + 222.22 + 22.222 = ________?**

A. 2466.462

B. 2664.642

C. 2464.462**D. 2466.642**

**2003 * 2004 – 2001 * 2002 = _________?**

A. 8000**B. 8010**

C. 8020

D. 8040

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 30**B. 630**

C. 10

D. 520

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 20

B. 42**C. 58**

D. 72

**Find the one which does not belong to that group ?**

A. 4422

B. 2442**C. 4242**

D. 2244

**An umbrella marked at Rs. 80 is sold for Rs. 68. The rate of discount is:**

**A. 15%**

B. 12%

C. 17 11/17%

D. 20 %

**If 30% of a number exceeds 20% of it by 18, then find the number?**

A. 120

B. 200**C. 180**

D. 150

E. None of these

**96% of the population of a village is 23040. The total population of the village is________?**

A. 32256**B. 24000**

C. 24936

D. 25640

**40 is subtracted from 60% of a number, the result is 50. Find the number?**

**A. 150**

B. 140

C. 130

D. 110

**32% of 425 – ?% of 250 = 36**

A. 20**B. 40**

C. 60

D. 80

**6.4 * 1.25 = (?) ^{3}**

A. 1

B. 4**C. 2**

D. 3

**7394 – 1236 – 4652 = ________?**

**A. 1506**

B. 1606

C. 1706

D. 1496

**125 ^{2} * 2^{3} + 35000 = (?)^{2}**

A. 200**B. 400**

C. 1600

D. 800

**The value of 25.25 – 23.23 + 24.24 is_________?**

A. 26**B. 26.26**

C. 2.2

D. -22.22

**How much is 80% of 40 is greater than 4/5 of 25?**

A. 4

B. 6

C. 9**D. 12**

**How much 60% of 50 is greater than 40% of 30?**

**A. 18**

B. 13

C. 15

D. 20

*After decreasing 24% in the price of an article costs Rs.912. Find the actual cost of an article?*

A. 1400

B. 1300**C. 1200**

D. 1100

**What percent of 120 are 90?**

A. 25%

B. 50%**C. 75%**

D. 33%

**The third proportional to 3.5, 5.6 is:___________?**

**A. 8.96**

B. 8

C. 4.5

D. 6.2

**Find the value of x when y = 5, if x varies directly as 4y-1 and x = 14 when y = 2.**

**A. 38**

B. 35

C. 10

D. 28

**A:B=2:3, B:C=3:4, A:D=4:5. Find C:D.**

A. 2:5

B. 4:5

C. 6:5**D. 8:5**

**Find the fourth proportion to 3, 7 and 9.**

A. 63

B. 31**C. 21**

D. 27

**A car is running at a speed of 108 kmph. What distance will it cover in 15 seconds ?**

A. 45 metres

B. 55 metres**C. 450 metres**

D. Cannot be determined

**If 6 men can make 10 sofas in 2 days, then 8 men can make 8 sofas in__________?**

A. 1.8 days

B. 1.5 days**C. 1.2 days**

D. 1 day

**If 10 workers can make 10 tables in 10 days, then how many days would it take for 5 workers to make 5 tables?**

A. 1

B. 5**C. 10**

D. 25

**If 6 men take 9 days to complete a work, how many men can complete the work in 3 days?**

A. 2 men

B. 12 men

C. 9 men**D. 18 men**

*A car can travel 360km with a ¾ full tank. How many km can it travel with a 2/3 full tank?*

A. 400**B. 320**

C. 240

D. 300

**If the sum of a number and its square is 182, what is the number ?**

A. 15

B. 26

C. 28**D. 13**

**The sum of two numbers is 25 and their differenee is 13. Find their product :**

A. 104**B. 114**

C. 315

D. 325

**Rayan crosses a 400m bridge in 3 minutes. What is speed?**

A. 133.33 kmph

B. 1.33 kmph

C. 4 kmph**D. 8 kmph**

**Find the number which when multiplied by 15 is increased by 196.**

**A. 14**

B. 20

C. 26

D. 28

**The salary of Mr. X is 30% more than that of Mr. Y . Find what percent of Mr. Y’s salary is less than Mr. X’s?**

A. 30%

B. 25 1/13 %**C. 23 1/13 %**

D. 22 1/13 %

**If y exceeds x by 25%, then x is less than y by __?**

A. 16%

B. 16 1/3 %**C. 20%**

D. 16 3/5 %

**The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a sum for 2 years at 8% P.a is Rs 786. The sum is: ____?**

A. Rs 100000

B. Rs 11000**C. Rs 120000**

D. Rs 170000

**The Compound interest on Rs 16000 for 9 months at 20% P.a compounded quarterly is:__________?**

A. Rs 2518

B. Rs 2520**C. Rs 2522**

D. Rs 2524

**The difference between compound interest and simple interest on Rs 8000 at 5% P.a for 3 years is_________?**

A. Rs 50

B. Rs 60**C. Rs 61**

D. Rs 600

**The difference between the simple interest and the compound interest on Rs 5000 at 10% P.a for 3 years is: ___?**

A. Rs 145

B. Rs 150

C. Rs 165

D. Rs 180**E. None of these**

**At what rate of interest will be Rs 20000 becomes Rs 24200 after 2 years when interest is compounded annually?**

A. 5%

B. 6%**C. 10%**

D. 15%

**By investing Rs. 1620 in 8% stock, Maria earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at: _____?**

A. 80**B. 96**

C. 106

D. 108

**Find the annual income derived from Rs. 2500, 8% stock at 106.**

A. 100

B. 150**C. 200**

D. 250

**Find the cost of Rs. 6400, 10% stock at 15 discount.**

**A. 5440**

B. 5480

C. 6440

D. 6480

**A man swims downstream 30 km and upstream 18 km taking 3 hours each time, what is the speed of the man in still water?**

A. 2 kmph**B. 8 kmph**

C. 16 kmph

D. 4 kmph

**If X can run 48m and Y 42m, then in a race of 1km, X beats Y by ____?**

A. 140m**B. 125m**

C. 100m

D. 110m

**In a 300 m race A beats B by 22.5 m or 6 seconds. B’s time over the course is ____?**

A. 86 sec**B. 80 sec**

C. 76 sec

D. None of these

**Solve the equation for x : 6x – 27 + 3x = 4 + 9 – x**

**A. 4**

B. 5

C. 6

D. -4

E. None of these

**Solve the equation for x : 19(x + y) + 17 = 19(-x + y) – 21**

**A. -1**

B. -2

C. -3

D. -4

E. None of these

**In a class there are 20 boys and 25 girls. In how many ways can a boy and a girl be selected?**

A. 400**B. 500**

C. 600

D. 20

**A committee has 5 men and 6 women. What are the number of ways of selecting a group of eight persons?**

**A. 165**

B. 185

C. 205

D. 225

**The number of permutations of the letters of the word ‘MESMERISE’ is___________?**

**A. 9!/(2!) ^{2} 3!**

B. 9!/(2!)

^{3}3!

C. 9!/(2!)

^{2}(3!)

^{2}

D. 5!/(2!)

^{2}3!

**A boy has nine trousers and 12 shirts. In how many different ways can he select a trouser and a shirt?**

A. 21

B. 12

C. 9**D. 108**

**In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘OPTICAL’ be arranged so that the vowels always come together?**

A. 120**B. 720**

C. 4320

D. 2160

**If the diameter of a circle is increased by 100 % its area is increased by** **_?**

A. 100%

B. 200%**C. 300%**

D. 400%

**If the radius of a circle be reduced by 50% its area is reduced by __?**

A. 25 %

B. 50%**C. 75%**

D. 100%

**If the circumference of a circle is 352 meters then its area in Sq.m is ____?**

**A. 9856**

B. 8956

C. 6589

D. 5986

**X, Y and Z are quantities of the same kind such that X:Y=5:8 and Y:Z=4:7. Find X:Z.**

A. 32:35

B. 67:56**C. 5:14**

D. 5:7

**15 men can build a 500m long wall in 30 days. In how many days can 30 men build a 1.2 km long wall?**

A. 48 days

B. 24 days

C. 40 days**D. 36 days**

**If 28 men can finish a work in 15 days, 21 men can finish the same work in ___?**

A. 24 days

B. 14 days

C. 15 days**D. 20 days**

**125 ^{2} * 2^{3} + 35000 = (?)^{2}**

A. 200**B. 400**

C. 1600

D. 800

**31.2 * 14.5 * 9.6 = __?**

A. 4334.04

B. 4243.04**C. 4343.04**

D. 4433.04

**1296 ÷ (24 * 0.75) = __?**

A. 36

B. 144

C. 288**D. 72**

**43% of 784 = ___?**

A. 312.73

B. 373.12**C. 337.12**

D. 339.12

**The perimeter of a semi circle is 144 cm then the radius is ____?**

A. 25 cm**B. 28 cm**

C. 30 cm

D. 35 cm

**The radius of a semi circle is 6.3 cm then its perimeter is?**

A. 35.4 cm**B. 32.4 cm**

C. 32 cm

D. 30 cm

**The diagonals of a rhombus are 15 cm and 20 cm. Find its area?**

A. 120 sq m

B. 300 sq m**C. 150 sq m**

D. 480 sq m

**The side of a rhombus is 26 m and length of one of its diagonals is 20 m. The area of the rhombus is_______?**

A. 529 sq m

B. 240 sq m

C. 260 sq m**D. 480 sq m**

**The surface area of a (10cm x 4cm x3cm) brick is ___?**

A. 84 Sq.cm

B. 124 Sq.cm**C. 164 Sq.cm**

D. 180 Sq.cm

**The area of the largest circle that can be drawn inside a rectangle with sides 18cm and 14cm is __?**

A. 49 Sq.cm**B. 154 Sq.cm**

C. 378Sq.cm

D. 1078 Sq.cm

**2758 + 20581 – 17889 = __?**

A. 178

B. 7850**C. 5200**

D. 4800

**15% of 195 + 14% of 205 = ___?**

A. 52

B. 62**C. 58**

D. 78

**³√216400 + √280 + √322 = ___?**

A. 651

B. 361

C. 100**D. 95**

**105 * 99 * 299 = _________?**

A. 785600**B. 315000**

C. 845000

D. 442000

**If the area of circle is 616 sq cm then its circumference?**

A. 78 m**B. 88 m**

C. 75 m

D. 70 m

**Find the area of circle whose radius is 7m?**

A. 124 sq m**B. 154 sq m**

C. 145 sq m

D. 167 sq m

**The ratio of the radius of two circles is 1: 3, and then the ratio of their areas is ___?**

A. 1:3

B. 1:6**C. 1:9**

D. 1:5

**If the wheel is 14 cm then the number of revolutions to cover a distance of 1056 cm is?**

A. 15

B. 10

C. 14**D. 12**

**105.126 * 35.201 – 90.23 * 3 + 55.11 * 27.01 = ____?**

**A. 4890**

B. 40000

C. 271

D. 5996

**(0.9 * 0.9 – 0.8 * 0.8)/1.7 = __?**

**A. 0.1**

B. 0.2

C. 0.3

D. 0.4

**What is the perimeter of a square field whose diagonal is 8√2?**

A. 64 m**B. 32 m**

C. 30 m

D. 16 m

**What is the area of a square field whose diagonal of length 20 m?**

A. 300 sq m

B. 250 sq m**C. 200 sq m**

D. 400 sq m

**The base of a right triangle is 8 and hypotenuse is 10. Its area is________?**

**A. 12**

B. 80

C. 59

D. 24

**The altitude of an equilateral triangle of side 2√3 cm is_________?**

A. 3/2 cm

B. 1/2 cm

C. 3/4 cm**D. 3 cm**

**12(13/18) + 16(11/27) – 10(5/9) = _________?**

A. 18^{2/3}**B. 18 ^{31/54}**

C. 18

D. 20

^{1/2}

**5 * 5 ÷ 5 + 5 ÷ 5 = __________?**

A. 3

B. 2

C. 4**D. 6**

**36 * 48 ÷ 64 + 36 ÷ 12 = _________?**

A. 12

B. 18

C. 20**D. 30**

**? % of 400 + 40% of 160 = 17% of 400**

A. 4

B. 0.1**C. 1**

D. 0.4

**52 * 40.1 = ________?**

**A. 2080**

B. 2480

C. 2260

D. 2380

**22004 – 29303 + 101299 – 59532 = _________?**

A. 44000

B. 24500**C. 34500**

D. 26000

**30.9 * 3000 – 10.1 * 1100 + 8298 – 4302 = _________?**

A. 80000

B. 90000

C. 105000**D. 85000**

**421 * 0.9 + 130 * 101 + 10000 = ___________?**

A. 33500**B. 23500**

C. 22500

D. 24500

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