# Godrej Infotech Arithmetic Ability Questions

Posted on :02-02-2016
Q1. A milk vendor has 2 cans of milk. The first contains 25% water and the rest milk. The second contains 50% water. How much milk should be mix from each of the containers so as to get 12 liters of milk such that the ratio of water to milk is 3:5 ?

a) 6 liter, 6 liter
b) 4 liter, 8 liter
c) 5 liter, 7 liter
d) 7 liter, 5 liter

Q2. The value of (4.7 x 13.26 + 4.7 x 9.43 + 4.7 x 77.31) is :

a) 470
b) 570
c) 370
d) 670

Q3. Which of these numbers is divisible by 26?

a) 190554
b) 190544
c) 190552
d) 190548

Q4. If four people L, B, Y, M are getting salary in ratio of 6:4:8:2 and Y is getting 1500 more than the M, then find out the salary of B?

a) 2000
b) 1000
c) 1500
d) 1200

Q5. A box contains 6 red beads and 5 blue beads. What is the smallest number of beads that must be picked at a time, without looking, to be sure of getting two of the same colour?

a) 3
b) 7
c) 2
d) 11

Q6. A spherical container holds a volume of 10936 l water. How many hemisphere of volume 4l each will be required to transfer all the water into the small hemispheres?

a) 2812
b) 8231
c) 2734
d) 4222

Q7. The ages of the two friends are in the ratio of 6:5. If the sum of their ages is 55. After how many years will their ages be in the ratio 8:7?

a) 11
b) 7
c) 10
d) 12

Q8. Inside a square a circle is inscribed. What is the ratio of area of circle to that of square?

ANS:  Let side of the square be x.
so radius of the circle is x/2.
Area of circle to square
(3.14)(x/2)^2:x^2
(3.14):4

Q9. Three types of animals, cockroach, mice and crow are there in a room. There are totally 50 heads and 150 tails in the room. Number of cockroach is twice than the number of mice. What are the number of mice in the room?

a) 5
b) 10
c) 15
d) none of these

ANS: 5

Q10. A and B can do a piece of work in 15 and 20 days respectively. They worked together for 6 days then B is replaced by C. The work was finished in next 4 days. In how many days C alone can do the work?

ANS: C alone can do it in 120 days

Q11. If the operation, ^ is defined by the equation x ^ y = 2x + y, what is the value of a in 2 ^ a = a ^ 3

a) 0
b) 1
c) -1
d) 4

Q12. A school room is to be built to accommodate 70 children, so as to allow 2.2 m2 of floor and 11 m3 of space for each child. If the room be 14 metres long, what must be its breadth and height?

a) 12 & 5.5 metres
b) 13 & 6 metres
c) 11 & 5 metres
d)11 & 4 metres

ANS: c

Q13. Two pipes P and Q can fill a cistern in 3 and 6 minutes respectively, while an empty pipe R can empty the cistern in 4 minutes. All the three pipes are opened together and after 2 minutes pipe R is closed. Find when the tank will be full

a) 3 minutes
b) 6 minutes
c) 5 minutes
d) 8 minutes

ANS: a

Q14. There is a leak in the bottom of a cistern. Before the leak, it could be filled in 4 1/2 hours. It now takes 1/2 hour longer. If the cistern is full, in how much time would the leakage empty the full cistern?

a) 23 hours
b) 35 hours
c) 52 hours
d) 45 hours

ANS: d

Q15. Two filling pipes A and B can fill a tank in 30 and 20 hours respectively. Pipe B alone is kept open for half the time and both pipes are kept open for the remaining time. In how many hours, will the tank be completely full?

a) 25 hours
b) 40 hours
c) 15 hours
d) 28 hours

ANS: c

Q16. A man covers a certain distance on a toy train. If the train moved 4 km/hr faster, it would take 30 minutes less. If it moved 2 km/hr slower, it would have taken 20 minutes more. Find the distance.

a) 60 km
b) 45 km
c) 30 km
d) 20 km

ANS: a

Q17. The average speed of a train is 20% less on the return journey than on the onward journey. The train halts for half an hour at the destination station before starting on the return journey. If the total time taken for the to and fro journey is 23 hours, covering a distance of 1000 km, the speed of the train on the return journey is

a) 60 km/hr
b) 40 km/hr
c) 50 km/hr
d) 55 km/hr

ANS: b

Q18. Two trains move from station A and station B towards each other at the speed of 50 km/hr and 60 km/hr. At the meeting point, the driver of the second train felt that the train has covered 120 km more. What is the distance between A and B?

a) 1320 km
b) 1100 km
c) 1200 km
d) 960 km

ANS: a

Q19. Rohit took a loan of 20,000 to purchase an LCD TV set from a finance company. He promised to make the payment after three years. The company charges compound interest at the rate of 10% per annum for the same. But, suddenly the company announces the rate of interest as 15% per annum for the last one year of the loan period. What extra amount does Rohit have to pay due to this announcement of the new rate of interest?

a) 7830
b) 4410
c) 6620
d) None of these

ANS: d

Q20. A tree was planted three years ago. The rate of its growth is 30% per annum. If at present the height of the tree is 670 cm, what was the height of the tree when it was planted?

a) 305 cm
b) 500 cm
c) 405 cm
d) 625 cm

ANS: a

Q21. Sanju put equal amounts of money: one at 10% per annum compound interest payable half yearly and the second at a certain percent per annum compound interest payable yearly. If he gets equal amounts after 3 years, what is the value of the second percent?

a) 10 1/5 %
b) 10 %
c) 9 1/2 %
d) 10 1/4 %

ANS: d

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