# Questions with Answers: Arithmetic Reasoning Notes | Study General Aptitude for GATE - Mechanical Engineering

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Q.1. If 1/3 of a 12-foot board is sawed off, how much is left?
(A) 4 feet
(B) 3 feet
(C) 8 feet
(D) 6 feet
Ans. Option (C)
Explanation. Remaining part of the board = 1 - 1/3 = 2/3
⇒ 2/3rd of the 12-foot board is remaining after 1/3 is sawed off = 2/3 x 12 = 8 feet

Q.2. At a cost of \$1.25 per gallon, 15 gallons of gas will cost:
(A) \$20.00
(B) \$18.75
(C) \$12.50
(D) \$19.25
Ans. Option (B)
Explanation. Cost of one gallon of gas = \$ 1.25
Cost of 15 gallons of gas = 15 * 1.25 = \$18.75

Q.3. A student buys a science textbook for \$18.00, a math textbook for \$14.50, and a dictionary for \$9.95. What is the total cost of the books?
(A) \$27.95
(B) \$42.45
(C) \$41.95
(D) \$38.50
Ans. Option (B)
Explanation.  Total cost of the books = \$ 18.00 + \$ 14.50 + \$ 9.95 = \$ 42.45

Q.4. Jack loaned Bob \$1,500 at an annual interest rate of 7%. After one year, how much will Bob owe Jack?
(A) \$105
(B) \$1,500
(C) \$1,605
(D) \$1,507
Ans. Option (C)
Explanation. Interrest = 1500 * 1 * 0.07 = 105
Amount = 1500 + 105 = 1605

Q.5. A 2-ton truck is taxed at a rate of \$0.12 per pound. How much is the total tax bill?
(A) \$480
(B) \$240
(C) \$120
(D) \$600
Ans. Option (A)
Explanation. 1-ton is equal to 2000 pounds.
Thus, 2-ton is equal to 4000 pounds.
Tax per pound of truck = \$0.12
Total tax bill = 4000 * 0.12 = \$480

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