Simple Math Questions for Competitive Exams

Simple Math Questions for Competitive Exams

General math includes topics such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and statistics. Arithmetic involves basic operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as fractions, decimals, and percentages. Algebra involves the use of variables and equations to solve problems, while geometry is concerned with the properties and relationships of shapes and figures. Trigonometry involves the study of triangles and their angles, while statistics involves the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.

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Here, I am sharing Simple Math Questions and Answers related to Simple Interest, Partnership, Time and Distance, Percentage etc under the Aptitude section for those learners who are preparing for any competitive exams like SSC, RRB, Bank and other government exams. These Simple Math Questions and Answers will be very helpful for you to crack any competitive exams.

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Simple Math Questions for Competitive Exams

  Q :  

The income of Suresh and Rakesh are in the ratio 5 : 4 and their expenditure are in the ratio 3 : 2. If each saves Rs 6000, then Suresh’s income can be:

(A) Rs. 12000

(B) Rs. 15000

(C) Rs. 16000

(D) Rs. 10000

(E) None of these

Correct Answer : B

Q :  

The monthly income of two persons are in the ratio 2 : 3 and their monthly expenses are in the ratio 5 : 9. If each of them saves ₹600 per month, then their monthly incomes are 

(A) ₹ 1,600 : ₹ 2,400

(B) ₹ 1,400 : ₹ 2,100

(C) ₹ 1,500 : ₹ 2,2250

(D) ₹ 1,200 : ₹ 1,800

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

A shopkeeper earns a profit of 15% after selling a book at 20% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and printed price of the book is : 

(A) 16 : 23

(B) 23 : 16

(C) 20 : 23

(D) 23 : 20

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

In an army selection process, the ratio of selected to unselected candidates was 3 : 1. If 80 less had applied and 40 less selected, the ratio of selected to unselected candidates would have been 4 : 1. How many candidates had applied for the process? 

(A) 240

(B) 1440

(C) 480

(D) 960

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

A, B and C entered into a partnership with investment in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. After one year A doubled his investment and C withdrew half of his amount. After one more year, B doubled his investment. At the end of three years, they earned a profit of Rs.90000. find the share of A in the profit.

(A) Rs. 30000

(B) Rs. 32000

(C) Rs. 10000

(D) Rs. 20000

(E) None of these

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 5 : 3. If 20 litres of water added to the mixture, the ratio of milk and water becomes 3 : 2. Find the quantity of milk in the original mixture.

(A) 320 litres

(B) 280 litres

(C) 300 litres

(D) 250 litres

(E) None of these

Correct Answer : C

Q :  

The ratio of the present ages of Ramu and his mother is 2 : 5 and that of his mother and his father is 5 : 6. After 2 years the ratio of the ages of Ramu to that of his father will be 4 : 11. What is the present age of Ramu?

(A) 28 years

(B) 42 years

(C) 14 years

(D) 35 years

(E) None of these

Correct Answer : C

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

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

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