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## Races and Games Questions

1. If 40% of a number is equal to two-third of another number, what is the ratio of first number to the second number?

Correct Ans:5:3
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2. At a game of billiards, A can give B 15 points in 60 and A can give C to 20 points in 60. How many points can B give C in a game of 90?

Correct Ans:10 points
Explanation:

3. In a 300 m race A beats B by 22.5 m or 6 seconds. B's time over the course is:

Correct Ans:80 sec
Explanation:

4. In a 300 m race A beats B by 22.5 m or 6 seconds. B's time over the course is:

Correct Ans:80 sec
Explanation:

5. A runs 5/2 times as fast as B. If A gives B a start of 80 m, how far must the winning post be so that A and B might reach it at the same time?

Correct Ans:200 m
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6. A can run 22.5 m while B runs 25 m. In a kilometre race B beats A by:

Correct Ans:100 m
Explanation:
When B runs 25 m, A runs45/2m.
When B runs 1000 m, A runs 45/2 x1/25x 1000m= 900 m.
B beats A by 100 m.

7. In a 200 metres race A beats B by 35 m or 7 seconds. A's time over the course is:

Correct Ans:33 sec
Explanation:
B runs 35 m in 7 sec.

B covers 200 m in 7 / 35x 200 = 40 sec.

B's time over the course = 40 sec.

A's time over the course (40 - 7) sec = 33 sec.

8. In 100 m race, A covers the distance in 36 seconds and B in 45 seconds. In this race A beats B by:

Correct Ans:20 m
Explanation:

 Distance covered by B in 9 sec. = 100 x 9 m = 20 m. 45

A beats B by 20 metres.

9. In a 300 m race A beats B by 22.5 m or 6 seconds. B's time over the course is

Correct Ans:80 sec
Explanation:
B runs45 / 2 m in 6 sec.
B covers 300 m in 6 x 2/45 x 300sec = 80 sec.

10. In a 500 m race, the ratio of the speeds of two contestants A and B is 3 : 4. A has a start of 140 m. Then, A wins by:

Correct Ans:20m
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11. A and B take part in 100 m race. A runs at 5 kmph. A gives B a start of 8 m and still beats him by 8 seconds. The speed of B is:

Correct Ans:4.14 kmph
Explanation:

12.  In a 100 m race, A can give B 10 m and C 28 m. In the same race B can give C:

Correct Ans:20 m
Explanation:

13. In a 500 m race, the ratio of the speeds of two contestants A and B is 3 : 4. A has a start of 140 m. Then, A wins by:

Correct Ans:20 m
Explanation:
To reach the winning post A will have to cover a distance of (500 - 140)m, i.e., 360 m.
While A covers 3 m, B covers 4 m.
While A covers 360 m, B covers4 / 3x 360 m = 480 m.
Thus, when A reaches the winning post, B covers 480 m and therefore remains 20 m behind.
A wins by 20 m.

14. A and B take part in 100 m race. A runs at 5 kmph. A gives B a start of 8 m and still beats him by 8 seconds. The speed of B is:

Correct Ans:4.14 kmph
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15. In a 100 m race, A can give B 10 m and C 28 m. In the same race B can give C: