Quantitative Reasoning Questions and Answers

Quantitative Reasoning is the application of basic mathematics skills to the analysis and interpretation of real-world quantitative information. Practise with our Quantitative Resoning test questions to help you know what to expect, improve your speed and confidence and be really prepared for the actual test.

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Two bus tickets from city A to B and three tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 77 but three tickets from city A to B and two tickets from city A to C cost Rs. 73. What are the fares for cities B and C from A ?

A.

Rs. 4, Rs. 23

B.

Rs. 13, Rs. 17

C.

Rs. 15, Rs. 14

D.

Rs. 17, Rs. 13

Correct answer is B

Let Rs. x be the fare of city B from city A and Rs. y be the fare of city C from city A.

Then, 2x + 3y = 77 ...(i) and

3x + 2y = 73 ...(ii)

Multiplying (i) by 3 and (ii) by 2 and subtracting, we get: 5y = 85 or y = 17.

Putting y = 17 in (i), we get: x = 13.

3.

The total of the ages of Amar, Akbar and Anthony is 80 years. What was the total of their ages three years ago ?

A.

71 years

B.

72 years

C.

74 years

D.

77 years

Correct answer is A

Required sum = (80 - 3 x 3) years = (80 - 9) years = 71 years.