**Basic Math and I.Q Solved MCQs for CSS, PMS, FPSC, PPSC, FIA, NTS and all other exams…****1. 12 ́ .012 = ?**

(a) .0144

**(b) .00144 (Correct)**

(c) .144

(d) .000144**2. The Square root of 169 is :-**

(a) 43

**(b) 13 (Correct)**

(c) 84

(d) 169

**3. What comes next in the following series? 64, 48, 36, 34 ……..**

(a) 30

(b) 31**(c) 32 (Correct)**

(d) 33**4. If 5 men can manufacture 27 baskets in an hour, how many baskets would 15 men ****manufacture in 40 minutes?**(a) 27

(b) 35

(c) 40

**(d) 54 (Correct)**

**5. The zoo had some lions and some parrots. The supervisor counted 15 heads and 50 legs.**

(a) 9

**(b) 10 (Correct)**

(c) 12

(d) 13

**6. What comes next in the series? 64, 48, 40, 36, 34, …**

**(a) 33 (Correct)**

(b) 32

(c) 31

(d) 30**7. Which number can replace both question marks? 2/? = ?/50.**

(a) 5

**(b) 10 (Correct)**

(c) 25

(d) 100

**8. (5*7)/(14 * 10) = ?****(a) 1/4 (Correct)**

(b) 50/98

(c) 35/140

(d) 6

**9. The Square root of 729 is :‑**

(a) 33

**(b) 27 (Correct)**

(c) 37

(d) 43

**10. If 15 men can manufacture 27 baskets in an hour, how many baskets would 45 men can manufacture in 40 minutes?**(a) 27

(b) 35

(c) 40

**(d) 54 (Correct)**

**11. Insert the missing number: ****172 84 40 18****(a) 7 (Correct)**

(b) 10

(c) 12

(d) 16

**12. 20 men can construct a building in 40 days. How long will it take 10 men to do this work?**

(a) 50 days

(b) 60 days

(c) 70 days

**(d) 80 days (Correct)**

**13. Riaz can do a piece of work in 10 days and B can do it in 15 days. The number of days required by them to finish it, working together is:**

(a) 8

(b) 7**(c) 6 (Correct)**

(d) 4

**14. A carton contains 10 boxes, each box containing one dozen cubes. How many cartons are needed to fill 960 cubes?**

(a) 7

(b) 8

(c) 9

(d) 12

**15. 16 men build a house in 10 days. How much time will it take 8 men to do this work?**

(a) 25 days

**(b) 20 days (Correct)**

(c) 30 days

(d) 32 days

**16. A man pays 10% of his income for his income tax. If his income tax amounts to Rs. 1500, what is his income?**

(a) Rs. 13000

**(b) Rs. 15000 (Correct)**

(c) Rs. 17000

(d) Rs. 19000

**17. A man is 5 times as old as his son. 2 years ago the sum of the squares of their ages was 114. Find the present age of son.****(a) 7 years (Correct)**

(b) 9 years

(c) 8 years

(d) 8 ½ years

**18. The number, whose 13% is 52, is**

(a) 300

**(b) 400 (Correct)**

(c) 500

(d) 900

**19. Naeem Ahmed spends Rs.400 in getting a good table and sells it at Rs.600. Find the percentage of profit?**

(a) 90%

(b) 45%**(c) 50% (Correct)**

(d) 80%

**20. A man saves Rs.500 which is 15% of his annual income. How much does he earn in one year?**

(a) 3542.50

**(b) 3333.33 (Correct)**

(c) 3132.30

(d) 3075.75

**21. Aslam Khan bought a TV Rs.8000 and sold it Rs.7000. How much loss did he get?****(a) Rs.1000 (Correct)**

(b) Rs.2000

(c) Rs.3000

(d) Rs.4000**22. Which number will come next? 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 24, 26, ______**

(a) 52

(b) 30**(c) 28 (Correct)**

(d) 48

**23. Twelve men take 6 hours to finish a piece of work. After the 12 men have worked for 1 hour, the contractor decides to call in 8 more men. How many more hours would 20 men take to complete the remaining work?**

(a) 2

**(b) 3 (Correct)**

(c) 4

(d) 5

**24. If a car is sold for Rs. 50000 the profit is 17 percent, what would be profit percentage if sold for Rs. 47000.**

(a) 14.85 %

**(b) 15.98 % (Correct)**

(c) 16.20 %

(d) 14.50 %

**25. Saeed purchased a plot for Rs. 8,000. He sells the plot to Mudassar at a profit of 20%. Mudassar in turn sells that plot to Rehman at a loss of 20%. The plot costs Rehman.**

(a) Rs. 12,000

(b) Rs. 10,000

(c) Rs. 8670

**(d) Rs. 7680 (Correct)**

**26. A’s mother is twice as old as A’s brother. A is 6 years younger than his brother but 4 years older than his sister. If A’s sister is 15 his mother’s age is:**

(a) 40

(b) 45

(c) 42

**(d) 50 (Correct)**

**27. Which one number will complete the following number series? 3, 6, 15,______,123, 366**

(a) 34

(b) 59**(c) 42 (Correct)**

(d) 60

**28. Rashid bought a shirt for Rs.350 and sold it Rs.300. How much loss did he get?**(a) Rs.40

**(b) Rs.50 (Correct)**

(c) Rs.20

(d) Rs.80

**29. Naveed bought a practical copy Rs.60 and sold it Rs.40. How much loss did he get?**

(a) Rs.600

**(b) Rs.60 (Correct)**

(c) Rs.40 (d) Rs.20

**30. The number, whose 17% is 51, is**

(a) 200

(b) 100**(c) 300 (Correct)**

(d) 210

**31. A car washer can wash 8 cars in 18 minutes. At this rate how many cars can be wash, in three hours?**

(a) 13

(b) 40

(c) 80 (Correct)

(d) 125

**32. Ahmed spend Rs.44,000 to get a car and sells it at Rs.48,000. Find its percentage of profit?**

(a) 12%

**(b) 9.09% (Correct)**

(c) 14%

(d) 80%

**33. Akbar bought a sweater for Rs.200 and sold it Rs.250. How much profit did Akbar get?**

(a) Rs.40

(b) Rs.20

(c) Rs.80

**(d) Rs.50 (Correct)**

**34. The number, whose 20% is 100, is**

(a) 400

**(b) 500 (Correct)**

(c) 600

(d) 700

**35. Salaam bought a pair of shoes for Rs.300 and sold it Rs.370. How much profit did Salaam get?**

(a) Rs.80

**(b) Rs.70 (Correct)**

(c) Rs.75

(d) Rs.20

**36. The bridge is completed in 45 days by 105 men. How long it will take 90 men to do the work?**

(a) 68.7 days

(b) 61 days**(c) 52 ½ days (Correct)**

(d) 60 days

**37. If 40 men build 4 buildings in 12 months, how many men would be required to build 6 houses in 4 months?**

(a) 114 men

**(b) 180 men (Correct)**

(c) 140 men

(d) 160 men

**38. If 80 men dug 4 holes in 12 months, how many men would be required to dig 6 holes in 4 months?**

(a) 140 men

(b) 410 men**(c) 360 men (Correct)**

(d) 40 men

**39. Which number will come next? 212 179 146 113,_____**

(a) 90

(b) 85

(c) 80 (Correct)

(d) 75

**40.. If 15 men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men will finish it in 10 days?**

(a) 14

**(b) 12 (Correct)**

(c) 16

(d) 8

**41. If 3 men or 6 boys can do a work in 20 days, then 6 men and 8 boys shall take:****(a) 6 days (Correct)**

(b) 8 days

(c) 9 days

(d) 20 days

**42. The number, whose 25% is 150, is****(a) 600 (Correct)**

(b) 700

(c) 800

(d) 900

**43. If 20 men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men will finish it in 10 days?**

(a) 4 men

**(b) 16 men (Correct)**

(c) 8 men

(d) 18 men

**44. Munir bought a compact disc from a manufacturer for Rs. 200; he paid a 15% sales tax. If he sold the disc to a customer for Rs. 260, calculate the cash profit.****(a) Rs. 30.00 (Correct)**

(b) Rs. 35.00

(c) Rs. 32.50

(d) Rs. 28.00

**45. Akbar sold his old gun Rs.900, which he was bought for Rs.2500. What is his % loss?****(a) 64% (Correct)**

(b) 82%

(c) 94%

(d) 15%

**46. The total distance from school to house is 35km. Naveed khan covered a distance of 20km. What percentage of the whole distance has he covered?**

(a) 314%

(b) 219%**(c) 48.57% (Correct)**

(d) 103.57%

**47. The number, whose 5% is 35, is**

(a) 500

(b) 600**(c) 700 (Correct)**

(d) 800

**48. If takes 14 taps to fill a swimming pool in 10 hours. How much time will it take 5 taps to fill the pool?**

(a) 25

(b) 26

(c) 27

**(d) 28 (Correct)**

**49. The number, whose 25% is 75, is**

(a) 600

(b) 500**(c) 300 (Correct)**

(d) 400

**50. 8 machines can do a piece of work in 10 days. How long will it take 16 machines to do the work?**

(a) 7 days

**(b) 5 days (Correct)**

(c) 6 days

(d) 8 days

**51. 120 men are used to build huge-building for 30 days. How long will it take 80 men to do the same work?****(a) 35 days (Correct)**

(b) 30 days

(c) 45 days

(d) 40 days

**52. The original price of a gift pack is Rs.80. A discount of 15% is allowed in shop. What is the sale price.**

(a) Rs.65

**(b) Rs.68 (Correct)**

(c) Rs.61

(d) Rs.50

**53. 8 men can do a work in 60 days. How long will it take 6 men to do the work?**

(a) 80 days (Correct)

(b) 90 days

(c) 120 days

(d) 19 days**54. Which number will come next? 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, ______**

(a) 20

(b) 24

(c) 28

** (d) 32 (Correct)**

**55. Which number will come next? 6, 3, 12, 6, 24, ______**

**(a) 12 (Correct)**

(b) 18

(c) 30

(d) 48

**56. This road is only 50 km long. We covered a distance of 20 km. What percentage of distance have we covered?****(a) 40% (Correct)**

(b) 69%

(c) 48%

(d) 53%

**57. The price of a glass set increases from Rs.600 to Rs.710. what is the percentage increases?****(a) 18.33% (Correct)**

(b) 17.33

(c) 10%

(d) 14%

**58. Sohail Khan sold a car Rs.80,000 which he was bought for Rs.90,000. What is his % loss?**

(a) 61.40%

(b) 55.51%

(c) 12.31%

**(d) 11.11% (Correct)****59. The number, whose 3% is 60, is****(a) 2000 (Correct)**

(b) 3000

(c) 6000

(d) 9000

**60. A can do a piece of work in 10 days and B can do it in 15 days. The number of days required by them to finish it, working together is**

(a) 8

(b) 7

**(c) 6 (Correct)**

(d) 4

**61. 15 men can do a work in 12 days. How long it will take. 9 men to do the work?**

(a) 14 days

**(b) 20 days (Correct)**

(c) 9 days

(d) 19 days**62. 40 men can do work in 25 days. How long it will take 25 men to do the work?**

(a) 50 days

**(b) 40 days (Correct)**

(c) 60 days

(d) 70 days**63. 60 men can do a work in 40 days. How long it will take 20 men to do the work?**

(a) 160 days

(b) 40 days

(c) 180 days

**(d) 120 days (Correct)**

**64. Which number will come next? 1, 1, 6, 6, 11, 11, ______**

(a) 11

(b) 13**(c) 16 (Correct)**

(d) 17**65. Which number will come next? 64, 32, 16, 8, _______**

(a) 0

(b) 1

(c) 2

**(d) 4 (Correct)**

**66. Which number will come next? 87, 90, 84, 88, 81, _____**

(a) 85

(b) 98**(c) 86 (Correct)**

(d) 76

**67. Which number will come next? 2, 4, 7, 11, 16, ______**

(a) 18

(b) 20**(c) 22 (Correct)**

(d) 25

**68. The number, whose 15% is 75, is****(a) 500 (Correct)**

(b) 600

(c) 700

(d) 800

**69. A shopkeeper bought a radio from a wholesaler for Rs. 250.00. In addition, he paid a sales tax of 15% on the cost price. He then sold the radio for Rs. 315.00. Calculate the cash profit made by the shopkeeper.**

(a) Rs. 20.00

(b) Rs. 22.50

(c) Rs. 25.00

**(d) Rs. 27.50 (Correct)**

**70. A man takes 50 minutes to cover a certain distance at a speed of 6 km/hr. If he walks with a speed of 10 km/hr, he covers the same distance in**

(a) 1 hour

**(b) 30 minutes (Correct)**

(c) 20 minutes

(d) 10 minutes

**71. The number, whose 5% is 10, is****(a) 100 (Correct)**

(b) 200

(c) 300

(d) 400

**72. The difference between simple and compound interest on Rs. 1625 for 3 years at 4% per annum in rupees is**

(a) 7.95

**(b) 7.90 (Correct)**

(c) 7.70

(d) 7.75

**73 The number, whose 5% is 55, is****(a) 1100 (Correct)**

(b) 2100

(c) 1200

(d) 1300

**74. We covered a 150 km distance of Islamabad road. The total distance is 370 km. What percentage of distance have we covered?**

**(a) 30% (Correct)**

(b) 40.54%

(c) 67%

(d) 41%

**75. Which number will come next? ****1, 0, 3, 2, 5, 6, ______**(a) 9

(b) 8**(c) 7 (Correct)**

(d) 10

**76. Which one number will complete the following number series? ****8, 9, 8, 7, 10, 9, 6, 11, 10, ______, 12**

(a) 11

(b) 7

(c) 7

**(d) 5 (Correct)**

**77. Which number will come next? Series: 1, 3, 7, 15, 31, 63, _______**

(a) 123

(b) 125

**(c) 127 (Correct)**

(d) 129

**78. By selling a fan for Rs. 475, a person loses 5%. To get a gain of 5%, he should sell the ****fan for:**(a) Rs. 500

**(b) Rs. 525 (Correct)**

(c) Rs. 535

(d) Rs. 575

**79. Which number will come next? ****1, 2, 2, 5, 3, 10, _______**(a) 12

(b) 8

(c) 6

**(d) 4 (Correct)**

**80. Which number will come next? ****5, 3, 6, 2, 7, 1, _______**(a) 0

(b) 2**(c) 8 (Correct)**

(d) 4

**81. The number, whose 7% is 14, is**

(a) 500

(b) 400

(c) 300

**(d) 200 (Correct)**

**82. If the difference between 5 times and 9 times of a number is 24 the number is**(a) 4

(b) 5**(c) 6 (Correct)**

(d) 7

**83. A man bought a flat for Rs. 8,20,000. He borrowed 55% of this money from a bank. How ****much money did he borrow from the bank?**

**(a) Rs. 4,51,000 (Correct)**

(b) Rs. 4,52,000

(c) Rs. 4,53,000

(d) Rs. 4,54,000

**84. Insert the missing number: ****5 ? 14 10 9 7**

**(a) 18 (Correct)**

(b) 16

(c) 14

(d) 12**85. The road is completed in 35 days by 70 men. How long it will take 40 men to complete ****the work?**(a) 58 days

**(b) 61 days (Correct)**

(c) 30 days (d) 32 days

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