# Mathematics Questions and Answers for Competitive Exam

Math is a very theoretical subject, and at times it can be stressful. However, if you practice enough, you can easily comprehend mathematical concepts. We have provided important mathematics questions and answers to help you understand this. In straightforward language, the solutions are elaborated. Where required, relevant formulas are also provided. Additionally, useful hints and shortcuts to help you save time and effort are provided.

## Mathematics Questions

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## Mathematics Questions and Answers for Competitive Exam

** Q : **

**2 men and 1 woman can complete a piece of work in 14 days while 4 women and 2 men can do the same work in 8 days. If a man gets Rs. 180 per day, then a woman will get per day**

(A) Rs. 120

(B) Rs. 160

(C) Rs. 140

(D) Rs. 150

Correct Answer : A

**Q :**

The daily wages of A and B respectively are Rs.3.50 and Rs. 2.50. When A finishes a certain work, he gets a total wage of Rs. 63. When B does the same work, he gets a total wage of Rs.75. If both of them do it together what is the cost of the work?

(A) Rs. 60.50

(B) Rs. 70.50

(C) Rs. 67.50

(D) Rs. 27.50

Correct Answer : C

**Q :**

A can do a work in 12 days while B can do it in 15 days. They undertake to complete it together for Rs. 450. what will be the share of A in this amount of money?

(A) Rs. 250

(B) Rs. 300

(C) Rs. 200

(D) Rs. 240

Correct Answer : A

**Q :**

A, B and C can work together for Rs. 550. A and B together are to do $${7\over11}$$of the work. The share of C should be

(A) Rs. 400

(B) Rs. 450

(C) Rs. 200

(D) Rs. 300

Correct Answer : C

**Q :**

A can complete a piece of work in 12 days, A, B and C can complete the work in 6 days. Efficiency of B is 0.5 times the efficiency of A. In how many days C can complete the work alone?

(A) 10 days

(B) 16 days

(C) 24 days

(D) 12 days

(E) None of these

Correct Answer : C

**Q :**

The average age of boys in the class is twice the number of girls in the class. The ratio of boys and girls in the class of 50 is 4 : 1. The total of the ages (in years) of the boys in the class is

(A) 800

(B) 400

(C) 2000

(D) 2500

Correct Answer : A

**Q :**

The ratio of income & savings of a man is in ratio of 16:3 respectively. If his savings increases by 1/3 rd and expenditure increased by 1/2, then find the ratio of new income to earlier income of man?

(A) 39:32

(B) 23:16

(C) 47:32

(D) 32:19

(E) 47 : 36

Correct Answer : C

**Q :**

The bus fare between two cities is increased in the ratio 5:11. Find the increase in the fare, if the original fare is Rs. 275.

(A) Rs 605

(B) Rs 121

(C) Rs 330

(D) Rs 242

Correct Answer : C

**Q :**

If ratio of salary of A to that of B is 1:3 and each spends 15% of his salary on house rent. Find the house rent paid by A if remaining amount with A and B together is Rs 42500.

(A) Rs 1800

(B) Rs 1845

(C) Rs 1785

(D) Rs 1760

(E) Rs 1875

Correct Answer : E

**Q :**

If 7A = 5B = 2C; find A : B : C.

(A) 2:5:7

(B) 10:14:35

(C) 35:14:10

(D) 14:10:35

Correct Answer : B