# Mathematics MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) - SchoolingAxis

Que- The interest on Rs. 750 for 2 years is the same as the true discount on Rs. 960 due 2 years hence. If the rate of interest is the same in both cases, it is:

a. 0.12

b. 0.14

c. 0.15

d. 0.16

Que- Rs. 20 is the true discount on Rs. 260 due after a certain time. What will be the true discount on the same sum due after half of the former time, the rate of interest being the same?

a. Rs. 10

b. Rs. 10.40

c. Rs. 15.20

d. Rs. 13

Que- The true discount on Rs. 1760 due after a certain time at 12% per annum is Rs. 160. The time after which it is due is:

a. 6 months

b. 8 months

c. 9 months

d. 10 months

Que- A man buys a watch for Rs. 1950 in cash and sells it for Rs. 2200 at a credit of 1 year. If the rate of interest is 10% per annum, the man:

a. gains Rs. 55

b. gains Rs. 50

c. loses Rs. 30

d. gains Rs. 30

Que- The true discount on a bill due 9 months hence at 16% per annum is Rs. 189. The amount of the bill is:

a. Rs. 1386

b. Rs. 1764

c. Rs. 1575

d. Rs. 2268

Que- If Rs. 10 be allowed as true discount on a bill of Rs. 110 due at the end of a certain time, then the discount allowed on the same sum due at the end of double the time is:

a. Rs. 20

b. Rs. 21.81

c. Rs. 22

d. Rs. 18.33

Que- A man wants to sell his scooter. There are two offers, one at Rs. 12,000 cash and the other a credit of Rs. 12,880 to be paid after 8 months, money being at 18% per annum. Which is the better offer?

a. Rs. 12,000 in cash

b. Rs. 12,880 at credit

c. Both are equally good

d. Rs. 18.33

Que- The true discount on Rs. 2562 due 4 months hence is Rs. 122. The rate percent is:_________?

a. 0.12

b. 0.13

c. 0.15

d. 0.14

Que- A man purchased a cow for Rs. 3000 and sold it the same day for Rs. 3600, allowing the buyer a credit of 2 years. If the rate of interest be 10% per annum, then the man has a gain of:

a. 0.0

b. 0.05

c. 0.075

d. 0.1

Que- 18 men can eat 20 kg of rice in 3 days. How long will 6 men take to eat 40 kg of rice?

a. 20.0

b. 18.0

c. 32.0

d. 20.0

Que- In a fort there is sufficient food for 600 men for a month. If 400 more men arrive the fort then how long the food is sufficient for now?

a. 20 days

b. 18 days

c. 28 days

d. 36 days

Que- If 25 men can eat 150 kg of wheat in 30 days then 45 men can eat 450 kg of wheat in how many days?

a. 13 days

b. 50 days

c. 15 days

d. 18 days

Que- In a hostel mess there is enough food provisions for 1200 boarders for a month. After 15 days half of them leave due to vacations. How long will the food provisions now last?

a. 20 days

b. 30 days

c. 35 days

d. 50 days

Que- Certain quantity of food is sufficient for certain number of men for 13 days. After 1 day 2/5 of them desert how long will the food now last?

a. 20 days

b. 25 days

c. 18 days

d. 16 days

Que- A group of people has provisions for 29 days for 24 men. If after 4 days 1/6 of them desert then food will last for?

a. 25 days

b. 28 days

c. 30 days

d. 32 days

Que- In a fort the food was sufficient for two months. After half a month

a. 1.5 months

b. 40 days

c. 2 months

d. 50 days

Que- 15 cattle can graze a field in 20 days 20 cattle can graze 3 such field in how many days?

a. 30.0

b. 45.0

c. 60.0

d. 50.0

Que- 5kg food is consumed by 50 chickens in 2 days. 60 chickens will consume how much food in 6 days.

a. 2 kg

b. 6 kg

c. 15 kg

d. 18 kg

Que- At any army camp the provisions were stored for 40 days but ten days after the no. of soldiers become double. Now the food lasts for x days. What is x?

a. 30.0

b. 40.0

c. 50.0

d. 15.0

Que- A family of 12 people had enough provision for 15 days. But 3 guests came for 2 days. How long the provisions will last for?

a. 8.0

b. 15.0

c. 12.0

d. 12.5

Que- At an inn there are provisions sufficient for 20 days for 40 people. At the end of every 10 days 5 people leave off. How many days the provision will be sufficient for new?

a. 20.0

b. 40.0

c. 30.0

d. none

Que- A garrison has provision for 30 days for certain men. If 2/3 of them do not attend the mess then the food will last for?

a. 50 days

b. 90 days

c. 65 days

d. 55 days

Que- A garrison has provisions for 40 days. At the end of 5 days half of the men left the garrison. How long the food will last for?

a. 45 days

b. 35 days

c. 70 days

d. 80 days

Que- A camp has provision for 9 days for 500 men. At the end of 3 days 100 more men were admitted. How long will the food now last?

a. 12 days

b. 5 days

c. 9 days

d. 6 days

Que- If 12 members family spend Rs. 850 in 10 days. Then a family of 8 people will spend Rs. 340 in how many days.

a. 8.0

b. 7.0

c. 6.0

d. 5.0

Que- In a camp sufficient food was provided to 500 men to last for 10 days. But after 5 days 200 more men joined. How long the food will last for after joining the 2000 new men?

a. 3.0

b. 8.0

c. 5.0

d. 1.0

Que- At a ship the food was enough for 50 people. But after 10 days half of the men died due to some viral disease and the food is sufficient for as long as before. How long the food was sufficient for then?

a. 20.0

b. 60.0

c. 70.0

d. 50.0

Que- A garrison has sufficient food for 500 people to survive for 6 days. At the end of 2 days 100 men desert. How long the provisions are sufficient for now?

a. 5.0

b. 6.0

c. 4.0

d. 10.0

Que- In a hospital there are enough injections sufficient for 15 days. Originally there were 80 patients but 40 more patients appeared. How many days these injections will be sufficient for now?

a. 10.0

b. 15.0

c. 16.0

d. 12.0

Que- 18 cattle graze a field in 12 days. 6 cattle can graze 3 of such fields in x days. What is x?

a. 90.0

b. 72.0

c. 36.0

d. 108.0

Que- 25 men can consume 250kg of wheat in 20 days. 20 men cang consume how much wheat in 25 days?

a. 300.0

b. 200.0

c. 250.0

d. 350.0

Que- In a ship the provisions are sufficient for 800 men for 50 days. How long will these be sufficient for if there would have been 200 more men?

a. 40.0

b. 50.0

c. 30.0

d. 56.0

Que- In a fort there is enough food sufficient for 1200 men for 10 days. How long the food would have last for if there would have been 1000 men.

a. 15.0

b. 12.0

c. 10.0

d. 20.0

Que- A trader owes a merchant Rs. 10,028 due 1 year hence. The trader wants to settle the account after 3 months. If the rate of interest 12% per annum, how much cash should he pay?

a. Rs. 9025.20

b. Rs. 9200

c. Rs. 9600

d. Rs. 9560

Que- Rs. 800 amounts to Rs. 920 in 3 years at simple interest. If the interest rate is increased by 3%, it would amount to how much ?

a. Rs. 992

b. Rs. 1112

c. Rs. 1056

d. Rs. 1182

Que- A sum was put a simple interest at a certain rate for 2 years. Had it been put at 4% higher rate, it would have fetched Rs. 60 more. The sum is:

a. Rs.750

b. Rs.700

c. Rs.940

d. Rs.820

Que- A man invests a certain sum of money at 6% per annum simple interest and another sum at 7% per annum simple interest. His income from interest after 2 years was Rs. 354. One-forth of the first sum is equal to one-fifth of the second sum. The total sum invested was :

a. Rs.3100

b. Rs.2700

c. Rs.2200

d. Rs.1800

Que- You deposit \$600 into a 6 month certificate of deposit. After 6 months the balance is \$618. Find the simple annual interest rate

a. 0.06

b. 0.05

c. 0.07

d. 0.08

Que- How long will it take for a sum of money to grow from Rs.1250 to Rs.10,000, if it is invested at 12.5% p.a simple interest?

a. 65 years

b. 56 years

c. 45 years

d. 57 years

Que- What is the rate of interest at which Rs.150 becomes Rs. 220 in 10 years.

a. 11/3%

b. 14/3%

c. 0.12

d. 0.14

Que- A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is :________?

a. Rs. 700

b. Rs. 690

c. Rs. 650

d. Rs. 698

Que- A sum was put at simple interest at a certain rate for 3 years. Had it been put at 2% higher rate, it would have fetched Rs 360 more. Find the sum.

a. Rs.4000

b. Rs.9000

c. Rs.5000

d. Rs.6000

Que- A sum of money amounts to Rs. 9800 after 5 years and Rs. 12005 after 8 years at the same rate of simple interest. The rate of interest per annum is:

a. 0.05

b. 0.08

c. 0.12

d. 0.15

Que- A sum of Rs. 2500 amounts to Rs. 3875 in 4 years at the rate of simple interest. What is the rate of interest?

a. 0.1225

b. 0.12

c. 0.06

d. 0.1375

Que- A sum of money becomes 7⁄5 of itself in 4 years at a certain rate of simple interest. The rate per annum is :

a. 0.09

b. 0.1

c. 0.11

d. 0.12

Que- If there is a total of 104 weekly instalments and a third deposit, find the interest charged

a. 237.55

b. 337.0

c. 443.0

d. 334.0

Que- What annual installment will discharge a debt of Rs 1092 due in 3 years at 12% simple interest?

a. Rs.325

b. Rs.545

c. Rs.560

d. Rs.550

Que- If the simple interest on a certain sum of money after 3 1⁄8 years is 1⁄4 of the principal, what is the rate of interest per annum?

a. 0.06

b. 0.04

c. 0.08

d. 0.12

Que- How much time will it take for an amount of Rs. 900 to yield Rs. 81 as interest at 4.5% per annum of simple interest?

a. 2 years

b. 3 years

c. 1 year

d. 4 years

Que- A sum was put a simple interest at a certain rate for 2 years. Had it been put at 4% higher rate, it would have fetched Rs. 60 more. The sum is:________?

a. Rs.750

b. Rs.700

c. Rs.820

d. Rs.940

Que- A car is purchased on hire-purchase. The cash price is \$21 000 and the terms are a deposit of 10% of the price, then the balance to be paid off over 60 equal monthly installments. Interest is charged at 12% p.a. What is the monthly installment?

a. 503.0

b. 504.0

c. 505.0

d. 506.0

Que- A sum of Rs. 725 is lent in the beginning of a year at a certain rate of interest. After 8 months, a sum of Rs. 362.50 more is lent but at the rate twice the former. At the end of the year, Rs. 33.50 is earned as interest from both the loans. What was the original rate of interest?

a. 0.0346

b. 0.045

c. 0.05

d. 0.06

Que- A lends Rs. 1500 to B and a certain sum to C at the same time at 8% per annum simple interest. If after 4 years, A altogether receives Rs. 1400 as interest from B and C, then the sum lent to C is________?

a. Rs.2875

b. Rs.1885

c. Rs.2245

d. Rs.2615

Que- Mr. Tassawar Javed invested an amount of Rs. 13,900 divided in two different schemes A and B at the simple interest rate of 14% p.a. and 11% p.a. respectively. If the total amount of simple interest earned in 2 years be Rs. 3508, what was the amount invested in Scheme B?

a. Rs. 6400

b. Rs. 6500

c. Rs. 7200

d. Rs. 7500

Que- The simple interest on Rs.500 at 6% per annum from May 3rd to July 15th in the same year is_________?

a. Rs.8

b. Rs.6

c. Rs.4

d. Rs.9

Que- An amount of 5,000 is invested at a fixed rate of 8 per cent per annum. What amount will be the value of the investment in five years time, if the interest is compounded every six months?

a. 7401.22

b. 3456.0

c. 4567.0

d. 7890.0

Que- A father left a will of Rs.35 lakhs between his two daughters aged 8.5 and 16 such that they may get equal amounts when each of them reach the age of 21 years. The original amount of Rs.35 lakhs has been instructed to be invested at 10% p.a. simple interest. How much did the elder daughter get at the time of the will?

a. 17.5 lakhs

b. 21 lakhs

c. 15 lakhs

d. 20 lakhs

Que- What is the present worth of Rs. 132 due in 2 years at 5% simple interest per annum ?

a. Rs. 112

b. Rs. 118.80

c. Rs. 120

d. Rs. 122

Que- Nabeela took a loan of Rs. 1200 with simple interest for as many years as the rate of interest. If she paid Rs. 432 as interest at the end of the loan period, what was the rate of interest ?

a. 3.6

b. 6.0

c. 18.0

d. Cannot be determined

Que- A man took a loan from a bank at the rate of 12% p.a. simple interest. After 3 years he had to pay Rs. 5400 interest only for the period. The principal amount borrowed by him was :

a. Rs. 2000

b. Rs. 10,000

c. Rs. 15,000

d. Rs. 20,000

Que- A sum of Rs. 12,500 amounts to Rs. 15,500 in 4 years at the rate of simple interest What is the rate of interest ?

a. 0.03

b. 0.04

c. 0.05

d. 0.06

Que- A sum of money amounts to Rs 9800 after 5 years and Rs. 12005 after 8 years at the same rate of simple interest. The rate of interest per annum is :

a. 0.05

b. 0.08

c. 0.12

d. 0.15

Que- A sum of money trebles itself in 15 years, 6 months. In how many years would it double itself ?

a. 6 years 3 months

b. 7 years 9 months

c. 8 years 3 months

d. 9 years 6 months

Que- What will be the ratio of simple interest earned by certain amount at the same rate of interest for 6 years and that for 9 years ?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

Que- An automobile financier claims to be lending money at simple interest, but he includes the interest every six months for calculating the principal. If he is charging an interest of 10%, the effective rate of interest becomes :_________?

a. 0.1

b. 0.1025

c. 0.105

d. None of these

Que- In a mixture of milk and water, the proportion of milk by weight was 80%. If, in a 180 gm mixture, 36 gms of pure milk is added, what would be the percentage of milk in the mixture formed?

a. 0.8

b. 1.0

c. 0.84

d. None of these

Que- In a can, there is a mixture of milk and water in the ratio 4 : 5. If it is filled with an additional 8 litres of milk the can would be full and ratio of milk and water would become 6 : 5. Find the capacity of the can?

a. 40.0

b. 44.0

c. 48.0

d. 52.0

Que- n what ratio should a variety of rice costing Rs. 6 per kg be mixed with another variety of rice costing Rs. 8.75 per kg to obtain a mixture costing Rs. 7.50 per kg?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- A mixture of 70 litres of milk and water contains 10% water. How many litres of water should be added to the mixture so that the mixture contains 12 1/2% water?

a. 2.0

b. 8.0

c. 4.0

d. 5.0

Que- Two varieties of wheat – A and B costing Rs. 9 per kg and Rs. 15 per kg were mixed in the ratio 3 : 7. If 5 kg of the mixture is sold at 25% profit, find the profit made?

a. Rs. 13.50

b. Rs. 14.50

c. Rs. 15.50

d. Rs. 16.50

Que- How many liters of oil at Rs.40 per liter should be mixed with 240 liters of a second variety of oil at Rs.60 per liter so as to get a mixture whose cost is Rs.52 per liter?

a. 120 liters

b. 180 liters

c. 110 liters

d. 160 liters

Que- In what ratio should two varieties of sugar of Rs.18 per kg and Rs.24 kg be mixed together to get a mixture whose cost is Rs.20 per kg?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- A vessel contains 20 liters of a mixture of milk and water in the ratio 3:2. 10 liters of the mixture are removed and replaced with an equal quantity of pure milk. If the process is repeated once more, find the ratio of milk and water in the final mixture obtained?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- A mixture of 150 liters of wine and water contains 20% water. How much more water should be added so that water becomes 25% of the new mixture?

a. 7 liters

b. 15 liters

c. 10 liters

d. 9 liters

Que- In what ratio must water be mixed with milk to gain 16 2/3 % by selling the mixture at cost price?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- In what ratio must a grocer mix teas worth Rs.60 a kg and Rs.65 a kg.So that by selling the mixture at Rs. 68.20 a kg, He may gain 10%?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- 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. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- A vessel of capacity 90 litres is fully filled with pure milk. Nine litres of milk is removed from the vessel and replaced with water. Nine litres of the solution thus formed is removed and replaced with water. Find the quantity of pure milk in the final milk solution?

a. 72.0

b. 72.9

c. 73.8

d. 74.7

Que- Two vessels P and Q contain 62.5% and 87.5% of alcohol respectively. If 2 litres from vessel P is mixed with 4 litres from vessel Q, the ratio of alcohol and water in the resulting mixture is_______?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- Sharjeel has a container which has a mixture of wine and water in it. Wine and water are in the ratio 4:1. Sharjeel spills some of the mixture by accident. He then replaces the spilled amount with water of same quantity. But now the wine to water ratio became 3:2. How much water did Sharjeel add?

a. 03-May-2020

b. 01-Feb-2020

c. 01-Apr-2020

d. 02-Jul-2020

Que- 8 litres are drawn from a cask full of wine and is then filled with water. This operation is performed three more times. The ratio of the quantity of wine now left in cask to that of water is 16 : 65. How much wine did the cask hold originally?

a. 18 litres

b. 24 litres

c. 32 litres

d. 42 litres

Que- The cost of Type 1 rice is Rs. 15 per kg and Type 2 rice is Rs. 20 per kg. If both Type 1 and Type 2 are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3, then the price per kg of the mixed variety of rice is:_______?

a. Rs. 18

b. Rs. 18.50

c. Rs. 19

d. Rs. 19.50

Que- In what ratio must a grocer mix two varieties of tea worth Rs. 60 a kg and Rs. 65 a kg so that by selling the mixture at Rs. 68.20 a kg he may gain 10%?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- Find the ratio in which rice 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.

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- In what proportion must water be added to spirit to gain 20% by selling it at the cost price?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899