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11th WBCS Math Question set for Arithmetic Practice

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11th selected WBCS math question set for Arithmetic practice

11th WBCS arithmetic practice set of 10 WBCS math questions on mixture, percentage, profit loss, HCF, number system, clock, simple interest, ratio, pipes cisterns with answers.

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How to solve surds part 1 rationalization

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How to find perfect square root of integers or decimals

Ratio and proportion and mixing liquids

Ratio and proportion

Arithmetic problems on mixing liquids and based ages

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Percentage

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Componendo dividendo

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Simple interest and compound interest

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Work time, work wages and pipes and cisterns

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Speed time distance, train problems and boats in rivers

Basic concepts on speed time distance, train running and boats and rivers

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Profit and loss

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How to solve difficult profit and loss problems in a few steps 4

Clocks and Calendars

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11th WBCS arithmetic practice question set: time to answer: 10 mins

Problem 1

What will be the percentage markup on cost price to achieve a profit of 4% after 20% discount?

  1. 10%
  2. 35%
  3. 25%
  4. 30%

Problem 2

In a 200 litre solution of sugar fully dissolved in water, sugar is 20%. On heating for a while the solution gets more concentrated with sugar percentage increasing to 80% of the solution. What is the volume of water that evaporated?

  1. 140 litre
  2. 150 litre
  3. 130 litre
  4. 100 litre

Problem 3

At what time between 1 O'clock and 2 O'clock both minute hand and hour hand will be together?

  1. $5\displaystyle\frac{6}{11}$ minutes past 1 O'clock
  2. $5\displaystyle\frac{4}{11}$ minutes past 1 O'clock
  3. $5\displaystyle\frac{5}{11}$ minutes past 1 O'clock
  4. $5\displaystyle\frac{3}{11}$ minutes past 1 O'clock

Problem 4

The simple interest over 2 years at a certain interest rate on a certain amount is Rs. 2400. If the difference between the compound interest compounded annually at same rate over same period on same amount, and the simple interest be Rs. 138, what is the percentage interest rate per annum?

  1. 13.5%
  2. 10.5%
  3. 12.5%
  4. 11.5%

Problem 5

A basketful of oranges are counted in pairs, in 3s and in 5s, and every time one orange is left over. The least number of oranges in the basket is,

  1. 31
  2. 41
  3. 61
  4. 51

Problem 6

HCF of $\displaystyle\frac{12}{13}$ and $\displaystyle\frac{3}{5}$ is,

  1. $3$
  2. $12$
  3. $\displaystyle\frac{12}{65}$
  4. $\displaystyle\frac{3}{65}$

Problem 7

Two rational numbers lying between $\displaystyle\frac{4}{5}$ and $\displaystyle\frac{6}{7}$ are,

  1. $\displaystyle\frac{29}{35}$,  $\displaystyle\frac{62}{70}$
  2. $\displaystyle\frac{28}{34}$,  $\displaystyle\frac{35}{39}$
  3. $\displaystyle\frac{29}{35}$,  $\displaystyle\frac{5}{6}$
  4. $\displaystyle\frac{65}{84}$,  $\displaystyle\frac{5}{6}$

Problem 8

What is the unit's digit of the product of all the prime numbers between 10 and 30?

  1. 7
  2. 9
  3. 3
  4. 1

Problem 9

Present ages (in years) of Romi and Runu are in the ratio of 5 : 6. Three years ago their ages were in the ratio 9 : 11. What will the ratio of their ages after 6 years from now?

  1. 6 : 7
  2. 1 : 2
  3. 7 : 8
  4. 3 : 4

Problem 10

Inlet pipes A and B can fill a tank independently in 15 mins and 12 mins respectively. If both are opened simultaneously and B is closed after 3 mins how much more time will A take to fill the tank?

  1. 6 mins
  2. 8 mins 15 secs
  3. 10 mins 30 secs
  4. 9 mins 15 secs

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Answers to questions

Problem 1.  Answer: Option d: 30%.

Problem 2. Answer: Option b: 150 litres.

Problem 3. Answer: Option c: $5\displaystyle\frac{5}{11}$ minutes past 1 O'clock.

Problem 4. Answer: Option d: 11.5%.

Problem 5. Answer: Option a: 31.

Problem 6. Answer: Option d: $\displaystyle\frac{3}{65}$.

Problem 7. Answer: Option c: $\displaystyle\frac{29}{35}$,  $\displaystyle\frac{5}{6}$.

Problem 8. Answer: Option c: 3.

Problem 9. Answer: Option a: 6 : 7.

Problem 10. Answer: Option b: 8 mins 15 secs.


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