# Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic Ability Questions

## What is Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic Ability?

Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic Ability test helps measure one's numerical ability, problem solving and mathematical skills. Quantitative aptitude - arithmetic ability is found in almost all the entrance exams, competitive exams and placement exams. Quantitative aptitude questions includes questions ranging from pure numeric calculations to critical arithmetic reasoning. Questions on graph and table reading, percentage analysis, categorization, simple interests and compound interests, clocks, calendars, Areas and volumes, permutations and combinations, logarithms, numbers, percentages, partnerships, odd series, problems on ages, profit and loss, ratio & proportions, stocks &shares, time & distance, time & work and more .

Every aspirant giving Quantitative Aptitude Aptitude test tries to solve maximum number of problems with maximum accuracy and speed. In order to solve maximum problems in time one should be thorough with formulas, theorems, squares and cubes, tables and many short cut techniques and most important is to practice as many problems as possible to find yourself some tips and tricks in solving quantitative aptitude - arithmetic ability questions.

Wide range of Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic Ability questions given here are useful for all kinds of competitive exams like Common Aptitude Test(CAT), MAT, GMAT, IBPS and all bank competitive exams, CSAT, CLAT, SSC Exams, ICET, UPSC, SNAP Test, KPSC, XAT, GRE, Defence, LIC/G IC, Railway exams,TNPSC, University Grants Commission (UGC), Career Aptitude test (IT companies), Government Exams and etc.

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Q:

Three of the following four word pairs are alike in a certain way and one is different. Pick the odd word out.

 A) Kitchen : Frying pan B) Bathroom : Shower C) Garden : Ladle D) Study room : Table lamp

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Q:

A circle is inscribed in the triangle ABC whose sides are given as AB = 10, BC = 8, CA= 12 units as shown in the figure. The value of AD x BF is

 A) 21 units B) 15 units C) 18 units D) 16 units

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Q:

If the length of a rectangle is increased by 12% and the breadth is decreased by 8%, the net effect on the area is:

 A) decrease by 2.6% B) increase by 3.04% C) increase by 2.6% D) decrease by 3.04%

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Q:

Kiran swims in a 90 m long pool. He covers 360 m in two minutes by swimming from one end to the other and back along the same straight path, twice. Find the average velocity of Kiran.

 A) 4 m/s B) 5 m/s C) 3 m/s D) 0 m/s

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Q:

A man sold his furniture at a 25% gain. Had he sold it at 15% loss. he would have received less. Find cost price of the furniture.

 A) ₹1, 500 B) ₹3, 000 C) ₹2, 500 D) ₹2, 000

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Q:

A circle is inscribed in a quadrilateral ABCD touching sides AB, BC, CD and AD at the points P, Q, R and S, respectively. If BP = 4 cm, SD = 6 cm and BC = 7 cm, then the length of DC is:

 A) 7 cm B) 8 cm C) 10 cm D) 9 cm

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Q:

The lengths of the two sides forming the right angle of a right-angled triangle are 21 cm and 20 cm. What is the radius of the circle circumscribing the triangle?

 A) 12 cm B) 14 cm C) 15.5 cm D) 14.5 cm

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Q:

Two chords AB and CD of a circle when produced, meet at a point P outside the circle. If AB = 6 cm, PB = 5 cm, PD = 4 cm, then CD is equalto:

 A) 7.5 cm B) 8.25 cm C) 9.75 cm D) 7.75 cm