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# Linde Arithmetic Ability Questions

**Q1. 1st July 1995 was Saturday then 1st 1999 is**

a) Thursday

b) Friday

c) Saturday

d) Wednesday

**Q2. The number of boys in a Class is 3 times the number of girls. The number that doesn't represent number of students in the class is**

a) 48

b) 44

c) 42

d) 60

**Q3. Find the value of (x-a) (x-b) (x-c) ……………..(x-z)**

a) 1

b) 0

c) x [(-a(-b(-c ……..(-z) ]

d) Can't be determined

**
Q4. A boy was asked to multiply certain number by 25. He multiplied it by 52 instead and got an answer which was 324 higher. The number to be multiplied was:**

a) 12

b) 15

c) 52

d) 25

**Q5. The difference of simple and compound interest on Rs.2250 is Rs.3.60 for 2 year. The rate of interest p.a. is**

a) 4%

b) 5%

c) 6%

d) 7%

**Q6. The In Centre of the Triangle is the Intersection Point of**

a) Medians

b) Perpendicular Bisectors

c) Altitudes

d) Angle Bisectors

**Q7. How many pieces of a string of length 2.20m are required to complete 20 rounds of a ring of diameter 28 cm?**

a) 12

b) 6

c) 8

d) 10

**Q8. The age of a man is three times that of his son. 15 years ago the man was 9 times old as his son. What will be the age of man after 15 year?**

a) 65 Year

b) 70 Year

c) 60 Year

d) 75 Year

**Q9. The average speed of a train, including stoppages, was 27 km/hr and excluding stoppages is 30 km/hr. How many minutes per hour did the train stop? **

a) 6

b) 9

c) 12

d) None of above

**Q10. 14, 30, 62, 126, ----. **

a) 228

b) 254

c) 264

d) None of above

**Q11. The time taken by a boat to cover 13 km in downstream and 7km in upstream are equal; it can travel at 5km per 30 minutes in still water. What will be the speed of the stream?**

a) 3 km/hr

b) 2.5 km/hr

c) 2 km/hr

d) 2.8 km/hr

**ANS:****a) 3**

**Q12. A boat can cover 2.5 km in 15 minutes in still water. It takes 45 minutes more to cover 18 km upstream than to cover 18 km downstream. Find the speed of the stream.**

a) 3 km/hr

b) 2.5 km/hr

c) 2 km/hr

d) 2.8 km/hr

**ANS:****c) 2**

**Q13. A boat takes 7 hours to reach a certain point 96km away and return back to the starting point and the time taken by the boat to cover 8 km in the stream and 6km against the stream are equal. What would be the speed of stream?**

a) 6 km/hr

b) 5 km/hr

c) 4 km/hr

d) 3 km/hr

**ANS:****c) 4**

**Q14. If P, Q, R, S and T are positive integers such that P + Q + R is even and S x T is odd then how many of them are at most can be odd?**

a) 5

b) 4

c) 2

d) none of these

**ANS:****b) 4.**

**Q15. Let A be the set of all integers X such that, X is less than 201 and greater than 99 and X + X2 + 2X is odd. How many elements are there in A? **

a) 100

b) 51

c) 99

d) none of these

**ANS:****d) none of these.**

**Q16. If A, B and C are three different positive odd integers then which of the following is always true?**

*I. (A - B)(B + C)(A + B - C) is even.
II. (A + B - C)(A + B) is odd
III. [(A - B)2]C is odd*

a) I only

b) II & III

c) I & III

d) I, II & III only.

**ANS:****a) I only**

**Q17. Consider any 8-digit number which is formed by repeating a 4-digit number such that 12111211, 78427842, etc. Which of the following is always an exact divisor of such 8-digit numbers of that form? **

a) 101

b) 11

c) 10001

d) 1001

**ANS:**** c) 10001**

**Q18. A 6-digit number 528528 is divisible by:**

a) 11 only

b) 11 & 13 only

c) 7 & 11 only

d) 7, 11 & 13 only

**ANS:****d) 7, 11 & 13 only.**

**Q19. Consider any 8-digit number which is formed by repeating a digit 8 times such that 22222222, 77777777, etc. Then any of such 8-digit number is:**

a) divisible by 3 not by 11

b) divisible by 11 not by 3

c) divisible by both 3 & 11

d) neither divisible by 11 nor by 3

**ANS:****b) divisible by 11 not by 3**

**Q20. An empty chemical element cylinder has an outside diameter 24 cm, height 1.4 m and is 1 cm thick. The weight (in cm3) of the metal utilized in the cylinder is:**

a) 10120

b) 9120

c) 10980

d) 19880

**ANS:**** a) 10120**

**Q21. If a solid piece of lead get with constructing 98cm x 66cm x 45cm is melted into a cylinder of height 105 cm then the radius of the cylinder is:**

a) 37.7cm

b) 22.6cm

c) 32.5cm

d) 29.7cm

**ANS:****d) 29.7cm**

**Q22. The radius of a solid metal ball is 7 cm. If it is reformed as a solid cylinder of base diameter 28 cm then the height of the cylinder is:**

a) 2.8 cm

b) 3.2 cm

c) 3.7 cm

d) 2.3 cm

**ANS:****d) 2.3 cm.**

**Q23. Two toy trains start at same time from the same point on a circular track of circumference 1452 meters and run in opposite direction at 9 km/hr and 7.5 km/hr, respectively. They will meet in:**

a) 4.12 minutes

b) 5.28 minutes

c) 3.92 minutes

d) none of these

**ANS:****b) 5.28 minutes
Q24. A car starts from a city X at 9 am and travels towards another city Y at 70 km/hr. Another car starts from the city Y at 10 am and travels towards the city X at 85 km/hr. If the distance between the cities X & Y is 690 km then at what time do they meet?**

a) 1 pm

b) 1.30 pm

c) 2 pm

d) 2.15 pm

**ANS:****c) 2 pm.**

**Q25. Two toy trains X and Y run around a circular parallel tracks. They start from the same point at 2 am and run in opposite direction at 4 rounds per hour and 5 rounds per hour respectively. How many times shall they meet before 4 am?**

a) 9

b) 12

c) 15

d) 18

**ANS:**** d) 18.**

**Q26. A bill falls due in 1 year. The creditor agrees to accept immediate payment of the half and to defer the payment of the other half for 2 years. By this arrangement INS Rs. 40. What is the amount of the bill, if the money be worth 12-z%?**

__ ANS:__ Rs 3600

**Q27. Evaluate: (313 x 313 + 287 x 287).**

__180338.__

**ANS:****Q28. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 36 hours and 46 hours respectively. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously, how much time will be taken to fill the tank?**

__20 hours.__

**ANS:****Q29. Two cards are drawn at random from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability that either both are black or both are queen?**

__55/221__

**ANS:****Q30. What could be the maximum value of Q in the following equation?**

**5P9 + 3R7 + 2Q8 = 1114**

__ ANS:__ 9

**Q31. A train running at 54 kmph takes 20 seconds to pass a platform. Next it takes.12 sec to pass a man walking at 6 kmph in the same direction in which the train is going. Find the length of the train and the length of the platform**

__140m__

**ANS:****Q32. A is twice as good a workman as B and together they finish a piece in 18 days. In how many days will A alone finish the work?**

__10 ¼ days__

**ANS:****Q33. A dog takes 4 leaps for every 5 leaps of a hare but 3 leaps of a dog are equal to 4 leaps of the hare. Compare their speeds.**

**Q34. Find the cash realised by selling Rs. 2440, 9.5% stock at 4 discount (brokerage (1/4) %)**

__Rs 2298__

**ANS:****Q35. What is the square root of 0.0009?**

__0.03__

**ANS:****Q36. 4/15 of 5/7 of a number is greater than 4/9 of 2/5 of the same number by 8.What is half of that number**

__315__

**ANS:****Q37. A sum at simple interests at 13 ½ % per annum amounts to Rs.2502.50 after 4 years find the sum.**

__Rs 1625__

**ANS:****Q38. A bag contains 50 p, 25 P and 10 p coins in the ratio 5: 9: 4, amounting to Rs. 206. Find the number of coins of each type.**

__50 p coins-360__

**ANS:**10 p coins-160

**Q39. A mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 4 : 3. If 5 litres of water is added to the mixture, the ratio becomes 4: 5. Find the quantity of alcohol in the given mixture**

__10 litres__

**ANS:****Q40. In a 100 m race, A runs at 8km per hour. If A gives B a start of 4 m and still him by 15 seconds, what is the speed of B?**

__5.76 km/hr.__

**ANS:****Q41. In a game of 80 points; A can give B 5 points and C 15 points. Then how many points B can give C in a game of 60?**

__8 points.__

**ANS:****Q42. A book was sold for rs 27.50 with a profit of 10%. If it were sold for rs25.75, then what would be % of profit or loss?**

__Profit% --3%__

**ANS:****Q43. The difference of two numbers is 11 and one-fifth of their sum is 9. Find the numbers.**

__28 and 17__

**ANS:****Q44. Of two numbers, 4 times the smaller one is less than 3 times the 1arger one by 5. If the sum of the numbers is larger than 6 times their difference by 6, find the two numbers.**

__59 and 43__

**ANS:****Q45. In a simultaneous throw of pair of dice, find the probability of getting the total more than 7.**

__5/12.__

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