Arithmetic : Practice Set - 2

Team of subject matter experts of JagranJosh have come up with all new Conceptual Practice Test on Quantitative Aptitude-Arithmetic which contains topics such as Mixture & Allegation,Speed,Time & Distance, Time & Work and Simple & Compound Interest. This practice set contains 20 questions with explanations. Quantitative aptitude- Arithmetic Online Practice Test is useful for all important exams like IBPS, SBI PO-Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI, Insurance, SSC, CAT, Railways, CDS, CTET, Campus Placements, etc.

  • Question 1

    In what ratio should the 2 mixtures of milk containing milk and water in ratios 3 : 4 and ‎‎10 : 7 should be mixed so that the resulting mixture has equal amount of milk and ‎water? ‎
  • Question 2

    Barrel A contains a mixture of kerosene and oil in the ratio 5:2, and Barrel B contains ‎the mixture of oil and kerosene in the ratio 6 : 7. In what ratio should these mixtures be ‎mixed to obtain a new mixture containing kerosene and oil in the ratio 8 : 5 ?‎
  • Question 3

    The ratio of diesel and petrol in two different containers is 2:3 and 4:5. In what ration we are required to mix the mixture of two containers in order to get the new mixture in which the ratio of petrol and diesel is 7: 5?
  • Question 4

    A mixture of wine and water contains 8Litres of wine, and 32 Litres of Water. A new mixture with wine concentration of 30% is to be formed by replacing “x” litres by wine in this mixture. Find the value of “x”.
  • Question 5

    Bronze is 21 times as heavy as water and zinc is 11 times as heavy as water. The ratio in which these two metals be mixed so that the mixture is 17 times as heavy as water is:
  • Question 6

    If Pulkit goes to the office from his house at a speed of 16 km/h, he reaches the office 5 minutes late. If he goes at a speed of 20 km/h, he reaches 10 minutes earlier than the office time. The distance of his office from his house is?
  • Question 7

    A train passes two bridges of length 800 m and 400 m in 100 seconds and 60 seconds respectively. The length of the train is?
  • Question 8

    Vimal and Kamal went for a mountain walk of 24km. Vimal is faster than Kamal. The sum of their individual speeds is 10 km/hr and sum of time taken by them is 10 hr. Find how much faster is Vimal from Kamal.
  • Question 9

    A magic show is held in the city having daily shows at 12 noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Shweta calculates that if she travels at 10 km/hr, she will reach at 3rd show; and if she travels 5km/hr faster then she will reach at 1st show. At what speed should she travel to reach at the 2nd show?
  • Question 10

    A river runs at 3 kmph. If the time taken by a man to row his boat upstream is twice the time taken by him to row it downstream, then at what speed can he row his boat in still water ?
  • Question 11

    A works twice as fast as B. If B can complete a work in 20 days independently, the ‎number of days in which A and B can together finish the work is :‎
  • Question 12

    When working together, A and B can finish a task in 30 days. A and B start the task but ‎after 16 days, A leaves. B, then finishes the remaining work alone in 44 days. If B was ‎supposed to finish the work alone, how long will it take?‎
  • Question 13

    Pipe A can fill an empty tank in 10 minutes, while another pipe, B, can empty the same full tank in 6 minutes. If both the pipes are open and the tank is already 2/5th full, how long will it take to empty or fill the tank completely?
  • Question 14

    A cistern has 3 pipes P, Q and R, P and Q can fill it in 3 and 4 hours respectively, and R can empty it in 1 hour. If the pipes are opened at 3 a.m., 4 a .m. and 5 a.m. respectively on the same day, the cistern will be empty at-
  • Question 15

    300 men can finish a work in 10 days working 5 hours a day. To finish the work within 15 days working 12 hours a day, the minimum number of men required is-
  • Question 16

    Ramit invested a certain sum of money at 8% p.a. simple interest for ‘n’ years. At the end of ‘n’ years, Ramit got back 4 times his original investment. What is the value of n?
  • Question 17

    Mr. John invested a certain sum of money in a simple interest bond whose value grew to $300 at the end of 3 years and to $400 at the end of another 5 years. What was the rate of interest in which he invested his sum?
  • Question 18

    Simple interest on a certain sum at a certain annual rate of interest is 25 % of the sum. If the numbers representing rate per cent and time in years be equal, then the rate of interest is
  • Question 19

    A money lender borrows money at 6 % per annum and pays the interest at the end of the year. He lends it at 8% per annum compounded half yearly and receives the interest at the end of the year. In this way, he gains Rs 172.8 a year. The amount of money he borrows is
  • Question 20

    A man on a platform sees that a train going in one direction takes 10 s to pass him, and a train of same length going in the opposite direction takes 15s to pass him. What is the time taken by two trains to pass one another if the length of the trains is 200 m each?