# Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic Ability Questions

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A) 14 | B) 19 |

C) 33 | D) 38 |

Explanation:

Let the son's present age be x years .Then, (38 - x) = x => x= 19.

Son's age 5 years back = (19 - 5) = 14 years

A) 153 | B) 165 |

C) 142 | D) 127 |

Explanation:

From the beginning, the next term comes by adding prime numbers in a sequence of 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13... to its previous term. But 165 will not be in the series as it must be replaced by 166 since 153+13 = 166.

A) a | B) b |

C) c | D) d |

Explanation:

We know that d=√2s

Given diagonal = 20 cm

=> s = 20/$\sqrt{2}$ cm

Therefore, perimeter of the square is 4s = 4 x 20/$\sqrt{2}$ = 40$\sqrt{2}$ cm.

A) 76 | B) 79 |

C) 85 | D) 87 |

Explanation:

Average = total runs / no.of innings = 32

So, total = Average x no.of innings = 32 x 10 = 320.

Now increase in avg = 4runs. So, new avg = 32+4 = 36runs

Total runs = new avg x new no. of innings = 36 x 11 = 396

Runs made in the 11th inning = 396 - 320 = 76

A) 142 | B) 181 |

C) 156 | D) 179 |

Explanation:

Here the series follow the rule that

${1}^{2}+{2}^{2}=5$

${3}^{2}+{4}^{2}=25$

${5}^{2}+{6}^{2}=61$

${7}^{2}+{8}^{2}=113$

SO NEXT IS, ${9}^{2}+{10}^{2}=181$

A) 25200 | B) 52000 |

C) 120 | D) 24400 |

Explanation:

Number of ways of selecting (3 consonants out of 7) and (2 vowels out of 4) = ($7{C}_{3}$*$4{C}_{2}$)

= 210.

Number of groups, each having 3 consonants and 2 vowels = 210.

Each group contains 5 letters.

Number of ways of arranging 5 letters among themselves = 5! = 120

Required number of ways = (210 x 120) = 25200.

A) 38000 | B) 46800 |

C) 36700 | D) 50000 |

Explanation:

Let the original salaries of Ravi and Sumit be Rs. 2x and Rs. 3x respectively.

Then,

(2x+4000) / (3x+4000) = 40 / 57

⇒ 57 × (2x + 4000) = 40 × (3x+4000)

⇒ 6x = 68,000

⇒ 3x = 34,000

Sumit's present salary = (3x + 4000) = Rs.(34000 + 4000) = Rs. 38,000

A) 28 | B) 21 |

C) 24 | D) 30 |