# Area Question & Answers

## Area

Quantitative aptitude questions are asked in many competitive exams and placement exam. Area is a category in Quantitative Aptitude. Quantitative aptitude questions given here are extremely useful for all kind of competitive exams like Common Aptitude Test (CAT), MAT, GMAT, IBPS Exam, CSAT, CLAT, Bank Competitive Exams, ICET, UPSC Competitive Exams, CLAT, SSC Competitive Exams, SNAP Test, KPSC, XAT, GRE, Defense Competitive Exams, L.I.C/ G. I.C Competitive Exams, Railway Competitive Exam, TNPSC, University Grants Commission (UGC), Career Aptitude Test (IT Companies) and etc., Government Exams etc.

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A room 5m 55cm long and 3m 74cm broad is to be paved with square tiles.Find the least number of square tiles required to cover the floor?

A) 156 | B) 166 |

C) 176 | D) 186 |

Explanation:

Area of the room=(544 * 374)

size of largest square tile= H.C.F of 544 & 374 = 34 cm

Area of 1 tile = (34 x 34)

Number of tiles required== [(544 x 374) / (34 x 34)] = 176

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A large field of 700 hectares is divided into two parts. The difference of the areas of the two parts is one-fifth of the average of the two areas. What is the area of the smaller part in hectares?

A) 315 | B) 385 |

C) 415 | D) 485 |

Explanation:

Let the areas of the two parts be x and (700-x) hectares

therefore,

So, the two parts are 385 and 315.

Hence, Area of the smaller = 315 hectares

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A rectangular plot measuring 90 meters by 50 meters is to be enclosed by wire fencing. If the poles of the fence are kept 5 meters apart. How many poles will be needed?

A) 65m | B) 45m |

C) 55m | D) 56m |

Explanation:

perimeter of the plot = 2(90+50) = 280m

no of poles =280/5 =56m

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The length of a rectangular hall is 5m more than its breadth. The area of the hall is 750 m. The length of the hall is

A) 20 | B) 25 |

C) 30 | D) 35 |

Explanation:

Le breadth= x meters

Then, length= (x+5)meters

x(x+5) = 750

x² + 5x - 750= 0

(x+30)(x-25)= 0

x = 25

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The cost of fencing a square field @ Rs. 20 per metre is Rs.10.080.How much will it cost to lay a three meter wide pavement along the fencing inside the field @ Rs. 50 per sq m

A) 53800 | B) 43800 |

C) 83800 | D) 73800 |

Explanation:

perimeter = total cost / cost per m = 10080 /20 = 504m

side of the square = 504/4 = 126m

breadth of the pavement = 3m

side of inner square = 126 - 6 = 120m

area of the pavement = (126*126) - (120*120) = 246*6 sq m

cost of pavement = 246*6*50 = Rs. 73800

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