# Maths Logical Reasoning Trivia Quiz

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Are you familiar with logical reasoning and think you can pass this Maths trivia quiz? Check it out now. Logical reasoning is one of the essential skills of practical thinking. Logic can also be explained as reasoning conducted according to rigorous principles of validity. A valid argument has a specific relation of logical support between the argument's assumptions and its conclusion. If you need to learn more about logical reasoning, this quiz can help to make your learning better.

• 1.

### If I had 50c and I bought a pencil for 25c what change will I get?

• A.

30c

• B.

20c

• C.

25c

• D.

35c

C. 25c
Explanation
If you had 50c and bought a pencil for 25c, you would get 25c as change. This is because you subtract the cost of the pencil from the amount you had initially, which leaves you with 25c remaining.

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• 2.

### If today is Sunday, what day will it be in 8 days?

• A.

Sunday

• B.

Friday

• C.

Monday

• D.

Thursday

C. Monday
Explanation
If today is Sunday, and we count 8 days from today, we will reach the next Monday.

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• 3.

### If I cut a pizza into 1/4 how much slices will there be?

• A.

6

• B.

4

• C.

2

• D.

7

B. 4
Explanation
If a pizza is cut into 1/4, it means it is divided into four equal parts or slices. Therefore, the correct answer is 4.

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• 4.

### If the school was over at 3oclock and it was half 4 when tom got home how long did it take for tom to get home?

• A.

1 hour

• B.

1 hour and a half hours

• C.

2 hours

• D.

2 and a half hours

B. 1 hour and a half hours
Explanation
The correct answer is 1 hour and a half hours. This means it took Tom 1 hour and 30 minutes to get home. Since school was over at 3 o'clock and it was half past 4 when Tom got home, we can subtract 3 from 4 to find that it took 1 hour. The word "half" indicates an additional 30 minutes, so the total time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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• 5.

### Tom had 30 apples and he gave Jack half of it, how much did Jack get?

• A.

10 apples

• B.

15 apples

• C.

20 apples

• D.

25 apples

B. 15 apples
Explanation
Tom had 30 apples and he gave Jack half of it. Half of 30 is 15, so Jack received 15 apples.

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• 6.

### The teacher allowed the children to play with their toys for 45 minutes, and it was time for lunch when they finished. If it was 11:30 AM when they started playing, what time was it when they began having lunch?

• A.

12:15 PM

• B.

11:45 AM

• C.

12:00 PM

• D.

12:30 PM

A. 12:15 PM
Explanation
The children started playing at 11:30 AM, and they played for 45 minutes. To find the time when they began having lunch, we add 45 minutes to the starting time:
11:30 AM + 45 minutes = 12:15 PM
So, the correct answer is C) 12:15 PM, which is the time they began having lunch.

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• 7.

### Tom went to sleep at 10 o'clock and woke up at 9 o'clock. How long did he sleep?

• A.

15 hours

• B.

11 hours

• C.

7 hours

• D.

12 hours

B. 11 hours
Explanation
Tom went to sleep at 10 o'clock and woke up at 9 o'clock. This means that he slept for a total of 11 hours.

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• 8.

### I had £2 and bought a bag of oranges for £1:30, what change did I get?

• A.

55c

• B.

30c

• C.

70c

• D.

40c

C. 70c
Explanation
The person had £2 and bought a bag of oranges for £1.30. To find the change, we subtract the cost of the oranges from the amount of money the person had. £2 - £1.30 = £0.70. Therefore, the person received 70c as change.

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• 9.

### What number should come next in this series: 22, 21, 23, 22, 24, 23, ...?

• A.

23

• B.

24

• C.

25

• D.

26

C. 25
Explanation
In this series, the pattern is that the numbers alternate between decreasing by 1 and increasing by 2. Starting with 22, the next number is 21 (decreasing by 1), then 23 (increasing by 2), then 22 (decreasing by 1), then 24 (increasing by 2), and so on. Therefore, the next number in the series would be 25 (increasing by 2).

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• 10.

### If 13 x 12 = 651 & 41 x 23 = 448, then, 24 x 22 =?

• A.

524

• B.

534

• C.

924

• D.

1024

C. 924
Explanation
The pattern observed in the given equations is that the product of the tens digits is subtracted from the product of the units digits to obtain the result. In the first equation, (1 x 3) is subtracted from (6 x 5) to give 651. Similarly, in the second equation, (4 x 3) is subtracted from (8 x 2) to give 448. Applying the same pattern to the third equation, (2 x 4) is subtracted from (2 x 2) to give 924.

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