# 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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If a square and a rhombus stand on the same base, then the ratio of the areas of the square and the rhombus is:

A) 1:1 | B) 1:2 |

C) 1:3 | D) 1:4 |

Explanation:

A square and a rhombus on the same base are equal in area

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The length of a rectangle is halved, while its breadth is tripled. What is the percentage change in area?

A) 20% | B) 30% |

C) 40% | D) 50% |

Explanation:

Let original length = x and original breadth = y.

Original area = xy.

New length = x/2 and New breadth=3y

New area =

Increase in area = New area-original area =

Increase % = %

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A room of 5m 44cm long and 3m 74cm broad is to be paved with squre tiles. Find the least number of squre tiles required to cover the floor.

A) 136 | B) 146 |

C) 166 | D) 176 |

Explanation:

area of the room = 544 * 374 sq cm

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

area of 1 tile = 34*34 sq cm

no. of tiles required = (544*374) / (34 * 34) = 176

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One side of a rectangular field is 15m and one of its diagonal is 17m. Find the area of field?

A) 110 | B) 120 |

C) 130 | D) 140 |

Explanation:

Other side = [(17*17) - (15*15)] = (289-225) = 8m

Area = 15 * 8 =120 sq. m

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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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