# 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 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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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 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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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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