# 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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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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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 rectangular grassy plot 110m by 65cm has a gravel path .5cm wide all round it on the inside. Find the cost of gravelling the path at 80 paise per sq.mt

A) 680rs | B) 480rs |

C) 340rs | D) 320rs |

Explanation:

area of theplot = 110 * 65 = 7150 sq m

area of the plot excluding the path = (110-5)* (65-5) = 6300 sq m

area of the path = 7150 - 6300 =850 sq m

cost of gravelling the path = 850 * 80/100 = 680 Rs

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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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