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In the following question a number series is given which has only one wrong number. You have to find out the wrong number?

7.5  47.5  87.5  157.5  247.5  357.5  487.5 

A) 47.5 B) 87.5
C) 247.5 D) 357.5

Answer:   A) 47.5



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12 students of class IX took part in GK quiz. If the number of boys is 4 more than the number of girls. Find the number of boys and girls took part in the quiz ?

A) 7, 5 B) 9, 3
C) 8, 4 D) 6, 6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 8, 4

Explanation:

Let the number of girls = x

=> x + x + 4 = 12

=> 2x = 8

=> x = 4

=> Number of girls = 4

=> Number of boys = 4 + 4 = 8

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A number is 2 more than thrice the second number and 4 times the smaller number is 5 more than the greater number. What is greater number  ?

A) 7 B) 23
C) 9 D) 21
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 23

Explanation:

Let the greater and smaller number be p and q respectively.

4q = p + 5 ------ (I)

p = 3q+2 ------- (II)

From equation (I) and (II)

q = 7

p = 23

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What will be added to the unit digits of the number 86236 so that number will be divisible by 9  ?

A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 0
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2

Explanation:

A number is divisible by 9 only if the sum of the digits of the number is divisible by 9.

Here 86236 = 8 + 6 + 2 + 3 + 6 = 25

We must add 2 to 25 to become 27 which is divisible by 9.

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How many numbers up to 101 and 300 are divisible by 11  ?

A) 18 B) 20
C) 19 D) 17
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 18

Explanation:

(300 – 101)/11 = 199/11 = 18 1/11

18 Numbers.

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The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 12. The difference of the digits is 6. Find the number ?

A) 57 B) 75
C) 48 D) 39
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 39

Explanation:

Let the two-digit number be 10a + b
a + b = 12 --- (1)
If a>b, a - b = 6
If b>a, b - a = 6
If a - b = 6, adding it to equation (1), we get
2a = 18 => a =9
so b = 12 - a = 3
Number would be 93.
if b - a = 6, adding it to the equation (1), we get
2b = 18 => b = 9
a = 12 - b = 3.
Number would be 39.
There fore, Number would be 39 or 93.

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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) 1040
C) 1060 D) 1022
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1022

Explanation:

Lowest 4-digit number is 1000.
LCM of 3, 4 and 5 is 60.
Dividing 1000 by 60, we get the remainder 40. Thus, the lowest 4-digit number that exactly divisible by 3, 4 and 5 is 1000 + (60 - 40) = 1020.
Now, add the remainder 2 that's required. Thus, the answer is 1022.

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The difference of two numbers is 1365. On dividing the larger number by the smaller, we get 6 as quotient and 15 as remainder. What is the smaller number  ?

A) 270 B) 1270
C) 350 D) 720
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 270

Explanation:

Let the smallest number be x.
Then larger number = (x + 1365)
x + 1365 = 6x + 15
= 5x = 1350
x = 270
Smaller number = 270.

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There are four prime numbers written in ascending order of magnitude. The product of the first three is 385 and of the last three is 1001. Find the fourth number ?

A) 17 B) 19
C) 13 D) 11
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 13

Explanation:

(385/1001) = 5/13

First Number is 5

=> Fourth number is 13 

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