Races and Games - Aptitude Questions and Answers | Online Races and Games MCQ Aptitude Test

Quiz Name

Races and Games

Category

Online Aptitude Test

Number of Questions

15

Time

30 Minutes

Exam Type

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

1. In a 100-meter dash, A can give B 10 metres and C 28 metres. B can give C in the same race:
a. 18 m
b. 20 m
c. 27 m
d. 9 m

Answer: B

Explanation:
100:90 is the ratio of A to B.The ratio of A to C is 100:72.90/100 x 100/72 = 90/72 = B/A x A/C = B/A x A/C = B/A x A/C = B/A x A/C = 90/100 x 100/72 = 90/72,C runs 72 metres when B runs 90 metres.When B runs 100 metres, C runs 72 x 100/90 metres = 80 metres.C can receive 20 m from B.

2. A and B compete in a 100-meter dash. A travels at a speed of 5 kilometres per hour. A starts 8 metres ahead of B and yet defeats him by 8 seconds. B moves at the following rate:
a. 5.15 kmph
b. 4.14 kmph
c. 4.25 kmph
d. 4.4 kmph

Answer: B

Explanation:
5 × 5/18 m/sec = 25/18 m/sec is A's speed.A's time to cover 100 metres is 100/25 x 18 seconds, or 72 seconds.B's time to cover 92 metres is (72 + 8) = 80 seconds.B's speed is equal to 92/80 x 18/5 kmph = 4.14 kmph.

3. In a 500 m race, the ratio of two competitors A and B's speeds is 3:4. A begins at a distance of 140 metres. Then A triumphs by:
a. 60 m
b. 40 m
c. 20 m
d. 10 m

Answer: C

Explanation:
A must go a distance of (500 - 140)m, or 360 metres, to reach the winning post.A covers 3 m, whereas B covers 4 m.While A covers 360 metres, B covers 4/3 x 360 metres, or 480 metres.As a result, when A reaches the winning post, B has covered 480 metres and is 20 metres behind.A wins by a distance of 20 metres.

4. In a 100-meter dash, A defeats B by 10 metres and C by 13 metres. In a 180-meter race, B will win by:
a. 5.4 m
b. 4.5 m
c. 5 m
d. 6 m

Answer: D

Explanation:
100:90 is the ratio of A to B.The ratio of A to C is 100:87.C runs 29 metres when B runs 30 metres.When B runs 180 metres, C runs 29/30 x 180 metres = 174 metres.B wins by (180 - 174) m = 6 m over C.

5. In a billiards game, A can offer B 15 points in 60 seconds and A can give C 20 points in 60 seconds. In a 90-minute game, how many points can B offer C?
a. 30 points
b. 20 points
c. 10 points
d. 12 points

Answer: C

Explanation:
60:45 is the ratio of A to B.60:40 is the ratio of A to C.B/C =B/A x A/C= 45/60 x 60/40 =45/40= 90/40= 90:80 ,In a 90-minute game, B can offer C 10 points.

6. A can defeat B by 31 metres and C by 18 metres in a 200-meter race. In a 350-meter race, C will win by:
a. 22.75 m
b. 25 m
c. 19.5 m
d. 7 4/7m

Answer: B

Explanation:
The ratio of A to B is 200 to 169.The ratio of A to C is 200 to 182.182 /200x200/169 = 182 : 169 C/B = C/A x A/B,When C runs 182 metres, B runs 169 metres.B covers 169/182 x 350 m = 325 m when C covers 350 m.182.As a result, C wins by (350 - 325) m = 25 m.

7. In a 100-meter dash, A takes 36 seconds while B takes 45 seconds. In this race, A wins by a margin of:
a. 20 m
b. 25 m
c. 22.5 m
d. 9 m

Answer: A

Explanation:
B's distance travelled in 9 seconds = 100 / 45x 9 m = 20 m.A is 20 metres ahead of B.

8. In a 100-point game, A can award 20 points to B and 28 points to C. Then B can say to C:
a. 8 points
b. 10 points
c. 14 points
d. 40 points

Answer: B

Explanation:
100:80 is the ratio of A to B.The ratio of A to C is 100:72.B/C = B/A xA/C=80/100x100/72 =10/9=100/90 = 100:90 B/C = B/A xA/C=80/100x100/72 =10/9=100/90 = 100:90C,A C 100 72 9 90 B can provide C ten points.

9. In a 200-meter dash, A wins by 35 metres (7 seconds) over B. Over the course of the course, A's time is:
a. 40 sec
b. 47 sec
c. 33 sec
d. None of these

Answer: C

Explanation:
B sprints 35 metres in 7 seconds.B runs 200 metres in 7/35 x 200 = 40 seconds.B's total time on the course is 40 seconds.Over the course of (40 - 7) seconds, A's time equals 33 seconds.

10. A can run 22.5 metres whereas B can run 25 metres. In a kilometre race, B defeats A by a factor of:
a. 100 m
b. 111 1/9 m
c. 25 m
d. 50 m

Answer: A

Explanation:
A runs 45/2 m when B runs 25 m.,When B runs 1000 metres, A runs 45 x 1/25 x 1000 metres = 900 metres.B wins by 100 meters./2.

11. In a 300-meter race, A wins by 22.5 metres, or 6 seconds. Over the course of the race, B's time is:
a. 86 sec
b. 80 sec
c. 76 sec
d. None of these

Answer: B

Explanation:
B covers 45/2 metres in 6 seconds.B covers 300 metres in 6 x 2/45 x 300 seconds = 80 seconds.

12. A runs one time faster than B. How far must the winning post be for A and B to reach it at the same time if A gives B an 80-meter start?
a. 200 m
b. 300 m
c. 270 m
d. 160 m

Answer: A

Explanation:
The ratio of A and B's speeds is 5/3:1 = 5:3.As a result, A gains 2 metres over B in a 5 metre race.A gains 2 metres in a 5 metre race.In a race of 5/2 x 80 m = 200 m, A will gain 80 metres.The starting position is 200 metres distant from the winning post.

13. In a 100 metre race, A can defeat B by 25 metres and B by 4 metres. A can beat C in the same race by:
a. 21 m
b. 26 m
c. 28 m
d. 29 m

Answer: C

Explanation:
A : B = 75 : 100,B : C = 96 : 100.,A: C = A/B x B/C = 100/75 x 100/96 = 100/72 = 100/72,A wins by (100 - 72) m = 28 m over C.