Mathematics Mcqs for PPSC, FFPS, NTS

Solve for x
2x:25 = 6:(x/3)

A. 18
B. 15
C. 12
D. 5

Two natural numbers whose sum is 72 cannot be in the ratio:

A. 1:2
B. 3:5
C. 1:3
D. 3:4

A journey of 750 km was covered partly by car(x km) and partly by train(y km). If the distance travelled by train was 150 km more than the distance travelled by car, find x:y.

A. 2:3
B. 3:2
C. 3:4
D. 4:3

p is 50% more than q. Find the ratio of p to q.

A. 3:2
B. 1:2
C. 1:5
D. 2:1

The speed of a boat in still water is 5 km/hr, it can go 30km upstream and return downstream to the original point in 4 hours 30 min. The speed of the stream is_______?

A. 5km/hr
B. 8 km/hr
C. 10 km/hr
D. 15 km/hr

A boat covers a distance of 30 km in 2 ½ hours running downstream while returning it covers the same distance in 3 ¾ hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

A. 8km/hr
B. 12km/hr
C. 14 km/hr
D. 15 km/hr
E. None of these

A boat goes 24 km downstream in 10 hours, it takes 2 hours more to cover the same distance against the stream. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

A. 2km/hr
B. 2.8 km/hr
C. 4 km/hr
D. 4.2 km/hr
E. None of these

A boat running downstream covers 24 km’s in 4 hours while for covering the same distance upstream it takes 6 hours whats the speed of the boat in still water?

A. 3.5km/hr
B. 5.5 km/hr
C. 6 km/hr
D. Data Inadequate
E. None of these

A person can row at 9 kmph and still water. He takes 4 1/2 hours to row from A to B and back. What is the distance between A and B if the speed of the stream is 1 kmph?

A. 32 km
B. 25 km
C. 28 km
D. 24 km
E. None of these

The speed at which a man can row a boat in still water is 15 kmph. If he rows downstream, where the speed of current is 3 kmph, what time will he take to cover 60 metres?

A. 10 seconds
B. 15 seconds
C. 20 seconds
D. 12 seconds
E. None of these


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