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Arithmetic Aptitude

Arithmetic Aptitude Practice Questions

Arithmetic Aptitude Practice Questions section is below. The section contains questions on all the important concepts of this chapter. We saw the concepts of Approximations and Simplifications, HCF and LCM and so on, now it is your turn to put your understanding of these concepts to a test. Here in the section of Arithmetic Aptitude Practice Questions, we have collected many previously asked questions with their answers listed at the end. After solving this section, you will be able to better access your understanding and also get an idea of your preparation. Best of luck!

Arithmetic Aptitude Practice Questions

Part A

Q1: Which one of the following can’t be the square of a natural number?

A) 32761                B) 81225                 C) 42437                      D) 20164              E) None of these

Q2: What smallest number should be added to 4456 so that the sum is completely divisible by 6?

A) 4                        B) 3                          C) 2                               D) 1                       E) None of these

Q3: Which natural number is nearest to 9217, which is completely divisible by 88?

A) 9152                  B) 9240                  C) 9064                         D) 9184              E) None of these

Q4: What natural number is nearest to 8485, which is completely divisible by 75?

A) 8475                B) 8500                  C) 8550                          D) 8525              E) None of these

Q5: The largest four digit number exactly divisible by 88 is?

A) 9944          B) 9768             C) 9988              D) 8888                 E) None of these

Q6: The largest 5-digit number exactly divisible by 91 is:

A) 99921                B) 99918             C) 99981             D) 99971               E) None of these

Q7: What least number must be subtracted from 13601 so that the remainder is divisible by 87?

A) 23               B) 31               C) 29                 D) 37              E) 49

Q8: What least number must be added to 1056 so that the sum is completely divisible by 23?

A) 2                 B) 3                 C) 18                   D) 21              E) None of these

Q9: The smallest 5-digit number exactly divisible by 41 is:

A) 10041            B) 10004            C) 10045          D) 10025        E) None of these

Q10: The smallest 6-digit number exactly divisible by 111 is:

A) 111111               B) 110011                  C) 100011                D) 110101               E) None of these

Q11: In a division sum, the divisor is 10 times the quotient and 5 times the remainder. If the remainder is 46, what is the dividend?

A) 4236                 B) 4306                  C) 4336                 D) 5336         E) None of these

Q12: On dividing a number by 68, we get 269 as quotient and 0 as remainder. On dividing the same number by 67, what will be the remainder?                       [SSC 2005]

A) 0                    B) 1                  C) 2                     D) 3                          E) None of these

Arithmetic Aptitude Practice Questions

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: C), Q2: C), Q3: B), Q4: A), Q5: A), Q6: B), Q7: C), Q8: A), Q9: B), Q10: C), Q11: D), Q12: B)

Part B

Q1: It is being given that (232 + 1) is completely divisible by a whole number. Which of the following numbers is completely divisible by this number?                   [SSC 2007]

A) (216 + 1)                B) (216 – 1)               C) 7 × 233                 D) (296 + 1)

Q2: A number when divided successively by 4 and 5 leaves remainders 1 and 4 respectively. When it is successively divided by 5 and 4, then the respective remainders will be:                  [SSC  2003]

A) 1, 2             B) 2, 3             C) 3, 2              D) 4, 1

Q3: In dividing a number by 585, a student employed the method of short division. He divided the number successively by 5, 9 and 13 (factors of 585) and got the remainders 4, 8, 12 respectively. If he had divided the number by 585, the remainder would have been:

A) 24             B) 144              C) 292           D) 584

Q4: A boy multiplied 987 by a certain number and obtained 559981 as his answer. If in the answer both 98 are wrong and the other digits are correct, then the correct answer would be:

A) 553681             B) 555181                C) 555681                D) 556581

Q5: When a number is divided by 13 the remainder is 11. When the same number is divided by 17, the remainder is 9. What is the number?

A) 339               B) 349                 C) 369           D) Data inadequate

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: A), Q2: B), Q3: D), Q4: B), Q5: B)

Part C

Q1: The H. C. F and L. C. M. of two numbers are 84 and 21 respectively. If the ratio of the two numbers is 1 : 4, then the larger of the two numbers is:      [M A T 1997]

A) 12               B) 48              C) 84                D) 108

Q2: The L C M of two numbers is 495 and their H C F is 5. If the sum of the numbers is 10, then their difference is:             [S S C  1999]

A) 10                   B) 46                C) 70           D) 90

Q3: The product of the LCM and HCF of two numbers is 24. The difference of two numbers is 2. Find the numbers.

A) 2 and 4              B) 6 and 4                          C) 8 and 6                    D) 8 and 10

Q4: If the sum of the two numbers is 55 and the H.C.F and L.C.M. of these numbers are 5 and 120 respectively, then the sum of the reciprocals of the numbers is equal to:                [C.D.S. 2003]

A) 55/601             B) 601/55                        C) 11/120              D) 120/11

Q5: The L.C.M. of two numbers is 45 times their H.C.F. If one of the numbers is 125 and the sum of H.C.F. and L.C.M. is 1150, the other number is:

A) 215           B) 220                C) 225          D) 235

Q6: The H.C.F of two numbers is 23 and the other two factors of their L.C.M. are 13 and 14. The larger of the two numbers is:            [S.S.C. 2004]

A) 276                 B) 299                    C) 322                   D) 345

Q7: About the number of pairs which have 16 as their H.C.F. and 136 as their L.C.M., we can definitely say that:

A) no such pair exists                          B) only one such pair exists

C) only two such pairs exist               D) many such pairs exist

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: C), Q2: A), Q3: B), Q4: C), Q5: C), Q6: C), Q7: A)

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