## Third question set for WBCS Main level Arithmetic

Compulsory paper VI of WBCS Main is on Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning. It has 200 questions to be answered in 180 minutes. In this third question set on Arithmetic, 10 representative questions are included. The time recommended is 10 minutes.

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### 3rd WBCS main level Arithmetic: time 10 mins

#### Problem 1

The simplified value of $\displaystyle\frac{1}{56}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{72}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{90}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{110}+\displaystyle\frac{1}{132}$ would be,

- $\displaystyle\frac{5}{84}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{12}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{84}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{28}$

#### Problem 2

A man cultivates $\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$rd of a land in 10 days while a second man cultivates $\displaystyle\frac{2}{5}$th of the same land in 6 days. In how many days would the two cultivate $\displaystyle\frac{4}{5}$th of this land if they work together?

- 4 days
- 10 days
- 5 days
- 8 days

#### Problem 3

The value of $(0.\overline{1})^2\left[1-9\times{(0.1\overline{6})^2}\right]$ is,

- $-\displaystyle\frac{1}{162}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{109}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{108}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{7696}{10^6}$

Problem 4

The least number of square tiles required to pave the floor of a room 15m 17cm long and 9m 2cm broad is,

- 814
- 902
- 738
- 656

#### Problem 5

If $2A=3B=4C$, then $A : B : C$ is,

- 4 : 3 : 2
- 6 : 4 : 3
- 2 : 3 : 4
- 3 : 4 : 5

#### Problem 6

By selling an item for Rs.350 instead of Rs.400, the percentage loss increases by 5%. The cost price of the item is,

- Rs.1050
- Rs.1000
- Rs.433
- Rs.417.50

#### Problem 7

The average of the first 100 natural numbers is,

- 50.5
- 51
- 50
- 51.5

#### Problem 8

The bell of a wall-clock requires 3 seconds to ring 5 times. The time required for the bell to ring 6 times is,

- $3\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$ seconds
- $4$ seconds
- $5$ seconds
- $3\displaystyle\frac{3}{4}$ seconds

#### Problem 9

Two numbers are in the ratio of 3 : 5. If each number is increased by 10, the ratio becomes 5 : 7. The numbers are,

- 3, 5
- 7, 9
- 15, 25
- 13, 22

#### Problem 10

The area of a square is equal to the area of a circle. The ratio between a side of the square and the radius of the circle is,

- $1 : \sqrt{\pi}$
- $\sqrt{\pi}:1$
- $\pi : 1$
- $1:\pi$

* Solutions to these problems with conceptual explanation*, and how to solve the problems easily and quickly, are available in companion solution set,

* WBCS Main level Arithmetic solution set 3*.

### Answers to the questions

**Problem 1. ****Answer:** Option a: $\displaystyle\frac{5}{84}$.

**Problem 2. ****Answer:** Option d: 8 days.

**Problem 3.** **Answer:** Option c: $\displaystyle\frac{1}{108}$.

**Problem 4.** **Answer:** Option a: 814.

**Problem 5.** **Answer:** Option b: 6 : 4 : 3.

**Problem 6.** **Answer:** Option b: Rs.1000.

**Problem 7.** **Answer:** Option: a: 50.5.

**Problem 8.** **Answer:** Option d: $3\displaystyle\frac{3}{4}$ seconds.

**Problem 9.** **Answer:** Option c: 15, 25.

**Problem 10.** **Answer:** Option: b: $\sqrt{\pi}:1$.

### Question and Solution sets on WBCS Main Arithmetic

**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Solved Question set 12**

**WBCS main level Arithmetic Solution set 11**

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**WBCS main level Arithmetic Question set 9**

**WBCS main level Arithmetic Solution set 8**

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**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Solution Set 7**

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**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Solution set 5**

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**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Solution set 4**

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**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Solution set 3**

**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Question set 3**

**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Solution set 2**

**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Question set 2**

**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Solution set 1**

**WBCS Main level Arithmetic Question set 1**