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8 years ago there were 5 members in the Arthur's family and then the average age of the family  was 36 years. Mean while Arthur got married and gave birth to a child. Still the average age of his family is same now. What is the age of his wife at the time of his child's birth was.If the difference between the age of her  child and herself was 26 years.

A) 25 years B) 26 years
C) 20 years D) can't be determined

Answer:   B) 26 years



Explanation:

Since we know that the difference b/w the age of any two persons remains always constant, while the ratio of their ages gets changed as the time changes.

 

so, if the age of his child be x (presently)

 

Then the age of  wife be x + 26 (presently)

 

Thus the total age = x + ( x + 26) = 32  [252-220 =32]

=> x = 3

Therefore, The age of her child is 3 years and her self  is 29 years. Hence her age at the time of the birth of her child was 26 years.

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Out of three numbers, the first is twice the second and is half of the third. If the average of the three numbers is 56, what will be the sum of the highest number and the lowest number?

A) 120 B) 160
C) 80 D) 60
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 120

Explanation:

Let the three numbers be x, y, z.

From the gien data,

x = 2y ....(1)

x = z/2 => z = 2(2y) = 4y .....(From 1)  ...........(2)

Given average of three numbers = 56

Then,

 

x + y + z3 = 562y + y + 4y3 = 56  (From 1 & 2)7y = 56 x 3y = 24

Now,

x = 2y => x = 2 x 24 = 48

z = 4y = 4 x 24 = 96

 

Now, the highest number is z = 96 & smallest number is y = 24

 

Hence, required sum of highest number and smallest number

= z + y

= 96 + 24

= 120.

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How many window coverings are necessary to span 50 windows, if each window covering is 15 windows long?

A) 4 B) 15
C) 3 D) 50
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 4

Explanation:

Given that, 

Number of windows = 50

Each window covering covers 15 windows

=> 50 windows requires 50/15 window coverings

= 50/15 = 3.333

 

Hence, more than 3 window coverings are required. In the options 4 is more than 3. 

 

Hence, 4 window coverings are required to cover 50 windows of each covering covers 15 windows.

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Ian has 14 boxes of paper and divides them evenly between 4 coworkers. How many whole boxes did each coworker get?

A) 2 B) 2.5
C) 3 D) 3.5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 3

Explanation:

Given number of boxes = 14

Number of workers = 4

Now, number of whole boxes per worker = 14/4 = 3.5 

Hence, number of whole boxes per each coworker = 3

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Q:

Five boxes of bananas sell for Rs. 30. how many boxes can you buy for Rs.9?

A) 2 B) 1.5
C) 1.25 D) 2.5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1.5

Explanation:

Given Five boxes of bananas sell for Rs. 30.

=> 1 Box of Bananas for = 30/5 = Rs. 6

 

Then, for Rs. 9

=> 9/6 = 3/2 = 1.5

 

Hence, for Rs. 9, 1.5 box of bananas can buy.

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Q:

Third proportion of 10 and 20 is

A) 30 B) 40
C) 25 D) 20
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 40

Explanation:

The third proportional of two numbers p and q is defined to be that number r such that

p : q = q : r.

 

Here, required third proportional of 10 & 20, and let it be 'a'

=> 10 : 20 = 20 : a

10a = 20 x 20

=> a = 40

 

Hence, third proportional of 10 & 20 is 40.

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The average weight of 45 passengers in a bus is 52 kg. 5 of them whose average weight is 48 kg leave the bus and other 5 passengers whose average weight is 54 kg join the bus at the same stop. What is the new average weight of the bus?   

A) 54.21 kgs B) 51.07 kgs
C) 52.66 kgs D) 53.45 kgs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 52.66 kgs

Explanation:

Given total number of passengers in the bus = 45

First average weight of 45 passengers = 52 kgs

Average weight of 5 passengers who leave bus = 48

Average weight of passengers who joined the bus = 54

Therefore, the net average weight of the bus is given by

= 45 x 52 - 5 x 48 + 5 x 5445 = 237045= 1583= 52.66 kgs.

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12 boys decided to constribute Rs. 750 each to an Orphange. Suddenly few of them boys dropped out and consequently the rest had to pay Rs. 150 more. Then the number of boys who dropped out?

A) 4 B) 6
C) 2 D) 3
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2

Explanation:

Total money decided to contribute = 750 x 12 = 9000

Let 'b' boys dropped

The rest paid 150/- more

=> (12 - b) x 900 = 9000

=> b = 2

Hence, the number of boys who dropped out is 2.

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P, Q, R, S, T and U are six consecutive odd numbers and their average is 52. What is the product of P and U ?

A) 2212 B) 2154
C) 2349 D) 2679
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 2679

Explanation:

Let x, x+2, x+4, x+6, x+8 and x+10 are six consecutive odd numbers.

Given that their average is 52

Then, x + x+2 + x+4 + x+6 + x+8 + x+10 = 52×6

6x + 30 = 312

x = 47

So Product = 47 × 57 = 2679

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