Arithmetic Reasoning Trivia Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 86

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Reasoning Quizzes & Trivia

In the study of mathematics, the topic of arithmetic reasoning has been developed in order to test a person’s ability to use their mathematic knowledge to solve a multitude of problems that they may come across in the real world. Do you know how to answer the following arithmetic reasoning trivia questions?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is 19.6 divided by 3.2, carried out to 3 decimal places?
    • A. 

      6.125

    • B. 

      6.124

    • C. 

      6.123

    • D. 

      5.123

  • 2. 
    The diameter of a certain rod is required to be 1.51 .015 inches. The rod would not be acceptable if the diameter measured
    • A. 

      1.490

    • B. 

      1.500

    • C. 

      1.510

    • D. 

      1.525

  • 3. 
    April collects $150 to purchase equipment for the softball team. If she buys 8 softballs at $5 each, 9 mitts at $15 each, and chalk to line the field at $10, how much money will she  need to pay the bill for these items?
    • A. 

      $45

    • B. 

      $40

    • C. 

      $35

    • D. 

      $50

  • 4. 
    Alicia bought three items at the candy store for $3.47 , $.45, and $2. How much change should she receive if she pays with a $20 bill?
    • A. 

      $3.47

    • B. 

      $14.08

    • C. 

      $5.95

    • D. 

      $15.08

  • 5. 
    One salami sandwich requires lb of salami. How many pounds of salami are required to make 72 Sandwiches?
    • A. 

      72

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      24

  • 6. 
    How many pieces of 4-inch pipe can be cut from a piece of 4-foot stock?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      12

  • 7. 
    For Questions 7 and 8 Refer to the GRAPH    - How much does bob spend each month on food and rent if he earns $800 per month?
    • A. 

      $400

    • B. 

      $600

    • C. 

      $800

    • D. 

      $250

  • 8. 
    How much could Bob save each month  if he went on a diet and reduced his food expenses to 19% of his monthly budget?
    • A. 

      $25

    • B. 

      $30

    • C. 

      $36

    • D. 

      $48

    • E. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 9. 
    Jeff finished the marathon in 2 hours  28 minutes 32 seconds , and Josh finished it in 2 hours 32 minutes 30 seconds ., What was the diffrence in their times?
    • A. 

      3 minutes 58 seconds

    • B. 

      3 minutes

    • C. 

      2 minutes 2 seconds

    • D. 

      4 minutes

  • 10. 
    How many feet are in a 100-yard football field?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      250

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      50

  • 11. 
    If 50 gallons of water fall over a  waterfall in 1 minute, how many gallons of water tumble over it in one day?
    • A. 

      72,000

    • B. 

      36,000

    • C. 

      5000

    • D. 

      3600

  • 12. 
    The population of stormville has increased from 80,000 to 100,000 in the last twenty years. What is the percent of increase in the population?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      80

  • 13. 
    The value of 32 nickels, 73 quarters , and 156 dimes is
    • A. 

      $26.10

    • B. 

      $31.75

    • C. 

      $35.45

    • D. 

      $49.85

  • 14. 
    The Wage rate in a certain trade is $8.60 an hour for 40-hour week and        1     times the base pay for overtime. An employee who works 48 hours in a week earns
    • A. 

      $447.20

    • B. 

      $498.20

    • C. 

      $582.20

    • D. 

      $619.20

  • 15. 
    Richard sold 45 newspapers at 25 cents each, making a profit of 11 cents on each paper sold. What was his profit for the days  sales?
    • A. 

      $4.50

    • B. 

      $4.95

    • C. 

      $5.25

    • D. 

      $4.61