Basic mathematics mcqs for NTS, PPSC and FPSC

Basic mathematics mcqs

 Basic mathematics mcqs are very important for every test. prepare these mcqs for NTS, FPSC, PPSC, SPSC, CSS, PMS Test Preparation.  Here you will find most important basic maths mcqs. These Multiple choice questions will help you getting good marks. Reader will find most important basic maths mcqs from Basic to Advance. Attempt these mcqs and get their answers. Good luck

1. The smallest prime number greater than 48 is ?

 
 
 
 

2. Difference of the two numbers is 36. If one is 4 times the other, then the smaller number will be:

 
 
 
 

3. A milkman sells 120 liters of milk for Rs. 3360 and he sells 240 litres of milk for Rs. 6120. How much concession does the trader give per litre of milk, when he sells 240 litres of milk?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

5. Sum of four consecutive numbers is 50. The least number is

 
 
 
 

6. If 12 file cabinets require 18 feet of wall space, how many feet of wall space will 30 cabinets require?

 
 
 
 

7. Which number will come next? 212 179 146 113,

 
 
 
 

8. The average of x, y, and z is 8 and the average of y and z is 4. What is the value of x ?

 
 
 
 

9. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘ARISE’ be arranged?

 
 
 
 

10. If the average of 2x and 4x is 12, then x =

 
 
 
 

11. What is the smallest number by which 2880 must be divided in order to make it into a perfect square?

 
 
 
 

12. A man owns 2/3 of the market research bureau business and sells 3/4 of his shares for Rs.75000. What is the value of Busies

 
 
 
 

13. Aftab 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.

 
 
 
 

14. Sum of three consecutive odd numbers is 51. The least of the three numbers is:

 
 
 
 

15. Three families, P, Q and R, share 480 kg of rice, Q receives twice as much rice as P and R receives half as much rice as Q. How much rice does family Q gets?

 
 
 
 

16. If 23 be added. to 4 times a number, the result is 87. The number is

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

18. The difference of two numbers is 8. If three times the smaller number is 26 more than the greater number, the smaller number will

 
 
 
 

19. Which number will come next? 2,4,7, 11, 16,

 
 
 
 

20. Which number will come next? 1, 0, 3, 2, 5, 6,

 
 
 
 

21. A computer printer produced. 176,400 lines in a given day. If the printer was in operation for seven hours during the day, how many lines did it print per minute?

 
 
 
 

22. A man buys Rs.20 shares paying 9% dividend .The man wants to have an interest of 12% on his money. The market value of each share is?

 
 
 
 

23. Which number will come next? 5, 14, 27, 44, 65,

 
 
 
 

24. The number, whose 5% is 10, is

 
 
 
 

25. The number, whose 7% is 21, is

 
 
 
 

26. A car runs at the speed of 50 kms per hour when not serviced and runs at 60 kms/hr. when serviced. After servicing the car covers a certain distance in 6 hours. How much time will the car take to cover the same distance when not serviced ?

 
 
 
 

27. 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

 
 
 
 

28. When 3626 is divided by the square of a number and the answer so obtained is multiplied by 32, the final answer obtained is 2368. What is the number ?

 
 
 
 

29. Father is twice as old as his son but twenty five years ago, father was twenty seven times as old as his son. The present age of the son is:

 
 
 
 

30. Insert the missing number 5? 14 10 9 7

 
 
 
 

31. The sum of the two digits of a two digit number is 14. The difference between the first digit and the second digit of the two digit number is 2. What is the product of the two digits of the two digit number?

 
 
 
 

32. If 3 x + 9 = 15, then x +2

 
 
 
 

33. A father is 30 years older than his son however he will be only thrice as old as the son after 5 years what is father’s present age?

 
 
 
 

34. 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?

 
 
 
 

35. The number, whose 13% is 52, is

 
 
 
 

36. (4863+1174 + 2829)  / 756 = ?

 

 
 
 
 

37. Six men working 8 hours a day earn Rs. 720 per week. 8 men working 6 hours a day will earn per week

 
 
 
 

38. If the ratio of two numbers is 6 and their sum is 21, what is the value of the larger number?

 
 
 
 

39. A cyclist covers 660 feet in 66 seconds. How many yards ill he cover in the same time?

 
 
 
 

40. What sum of money will amount to Rs.1800 In 5 years at 12% per annum simple interest?

 
 
 
 

41. Which number will come next? 1,1,8,4, 27, 9,-

 
 
 
 

42. Son’s age is 1/4 of the age of fathers. Two years hence father’s age would be 7/2 of son’s age. The age of the father is:

 
 
 
 

43. A primary school had an enrollment of 850o pupiis in January 1970. In January 1980 the enrollment was 1,120. What was the percentage increase for the enrollment?

 
 
 
 

44. What is the series of 56,58,60 ?

 
 
 
 

45. What approximate amount of compound interest can be obtained on an amount of Rs. 9650_at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a. at the end of 3 years ?

 
 
 
 

46. Price of sugar is increased by 25%. The percentage of consumption to be decreased so that there would be no increase in the expenditure is ?

 
 
 
 

47. Sum of three consecutive even numbers is 60. The greatest number is:

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

49. The difference of two numbers is 3, and their sum is 99. The smaller number is:

 
 
 
 

50. 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.

 
 
 
 


 

 

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