# SET 13 – Quantitative Aptitude Questions and Answers

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## SET 13 – Quantitative Aptitude “Maths” Questions and Answers (Quiz) for Competitive Exams

Q1. Two pipes can fill a tank in 15 hours and 12 hours respectively and a third pipe can empty it in 4 hours. If the pipes be opened in order at 8 am, 9 am and 11 am respectively, the tank will be emptied at
A. 11:40 am
B. 12:40 pm
C. 1: 40 pm
D. 2:40 pm

Q2. Two trains 105 m and 90 m long run at the speeds of 45 kmph and 72 kmph respectively in opposite directions on parallel tracks. The time which they take to cross each other, is
A. 5 sec
B. 6 sec
C. 7 sec
D. 8 sec

Q3. The ratio in which the price at Rs. 7.20 a kg be mixed with rice at Rs. 5.70 a kg to produce a mixture worth Rs. 6.30 a kg, is
A. 1 : 3
B. 2 : 3
C. 3 : 4
D. 4 : 5

Q4. How many times are the hands of a clock at right angle in a day?
A. 22
B. 24
C. 44
D. 48

Q5. The integer nearest to 15751 which is a perfect square, is
A. 15875
B. 15876
C. 15625
D. 15629

Q6. If a student walks from his house to school at 5 km/hr, he is late by 30 minutes. However, if he walks at 6 km/hr, he is late by 5 minutes only. The distance of his school from his house is
A. 2.5 km
B. 3.6 km
C. 5.5 km
D. 12.5 km
Answer: D. 12.5 km – Let the required distance be x km. Then,
x/5 – x/6 = 25/26 [Difference between two times is 25 min] ⇒ 12x – 10x = 25 ⇒ 2x = 25 ⇒ x = 25/2 km = 12.5 km.[/su_spoiler]

Q7. A sum of money amounts to Rs. 5200 in 5 years and to Rs. 5680 in 7 years at simple interest. The rate of interest per annum is
A. 3%
B. 4%
C. 5%
D. 6%

Q8. If 7 : x : : 17.5 : 22.5, then x = ?
A. 5.5
B. 7.5
C. 6
D. 9

Q9. What is the greatest possible length of a scale that can be used to measure exactly the lengths 3 m, 5 m 10 cm, and 12 m 90 cm?
A. 10 cm
B. 20 cm
C. 25 cm
D. 30 cm