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# Competitive Maths Series

### MCQs from Past Papers

1. written as a fraction is:
(a) 3.72             (b) 37.20
(c) 0.372            (d) 372.00

2. When you divide 0.7 by 10 you get:
(a) 7                (b) 0.7
(c) 0.07        (d) 0.007

3. 0.03 x 10 = ?
(a) 30             (b) 3
(c) 0.3          (d) 0.003

4. If 10 men complete a work in 20 days, how long will it take 8 men to do the job if they work at the same rate?
(a) 16 days        (b) 18 days
(c) 20 days       (d) 25 days

5. In a class of 550 students, 42% wish to go to college. How many students wish to attend college?
(a) 210        (b) 220
(c) 225        (d) 231

6. A doll is sold for Rs. 220. What was the cost of doll if the rate of profit was 10% of the cost?
(a) Rs. 198      (b) Rs. 200
(c) Rs. 210       (d) Rs. 240

7. Which number can replace both the questions marks in 2/? = ?/50?
(a) 5            (b) 10
(c) 25         (d) 100

8. Nasir bought a practical copy for Rs.60 and sold it for Rs.40. How much loss did he get?
(a) 30        (b) 60
(c) 40        (d) 20

9. The number whose 17% is 51 is:
(a) 200         (b) 100
(c) 300       (d) 210

10. Insert the missing number: 341(250) 466 282( ) 398
(a) 228        (b) 232
(c) 226         (d) 240

11. If 20 men construct a building in 40 days, how long will it take l0 men to do this work?
(a) 50 days       (b) 60 days
(c) 70 days       (d) 80 days

12. Muhammad Aslam bought a TV for Rs.8000 and sold it for Rs.7000. How much loss did he get?
(a) Rs.1000        (b) Rs.2000
(c) Rs.3000           (d) Rs.4000

### Read More: CSS 2018 Applied Mathematics Paper

13. Which number will come next? 2, 5,12, 23, 38, 57, ___________
(a) 69             (b) 76
(c) 80           (d) 84

14. Ahmed spends Rs.44,000 to get a car and sells it at Rs.48,000. Find the percentage of profit?
(a) 12%         (b) 9.09%
(c) 14%         (d) 80%

15. Sohail sold a car for Rs.80,000 which he had bought for Rs.90,000. What is his loss?
(a) 61.40%        (b) 55.51%
(c) 12.31%         (d) 11.11%

16. Eight machines can do a piece of work in 10 days. How long will it take 16 machines to do that work?
(a) 7 days        (b) 5 days
(c) 6 days        (d) 8 days

17. If 120 men build a huge building in 30 days, how long will it take 80 men to do build the same building?
(a) 35 days          (b) 30 days
(c) 45 days       (d) 40 days

18. A rectangle has a length of 16cm and breadth of 3cm. What is its area?
(a) 0.48 cm        (b) 4.8 cm
(c) 48 cm         (d) 19 cm

19. 30% of 100 is equal to 3% of:
(a) 3000            (b) 2000
(c) 1000          (d) 750

20. The degrees in a complete circle are:
(a) 180°           (b) 260°
(c) 360°         (d) 270°

21. What comes next in the following series? 64, 48, 40, 36, 34
(a) 30        (b) 31
(c) 32        (d) 33

22. A zoo had some lions and some parrots. The supervisor counted 15 heads and 50 legs. How many lions were there?
(a) 9         (b) 10
(c) 12        (d) 13

23. Which number can replace both question marks? 2/? = ?/50
(a) 8           (b) 10
(c) 11          (d) 12

24. If 25 students took an examination and 4 of them failed, what percent of them passed?
(a) 75%          (b) 80%
(c) 84%       (d) 85%

25. The diameter of a round table is 7 metres. How much distance a person will walk around it?
(a) 10 metres         (b) 15 metres
(c) 18 metres         (d) 22 metres

26. If day before yesterday was Saturday then day after tomorrow will be:
(a) Tuesday         (b) Wednesday
(c) Thursday        (d) Friday

27. If 25 toys cost 500, what would be the cost of 75 toys?
(a) 2000     (b) 1500
(c) 1200      (d) 1700

28. A man walks 3 km to his East then turns left and walks 3 km towards North then turns left and walks 3 km towards West. Indicate the correct direction in which he is in relation to his starting point:
(a) East         (b) West
(c) South       (d) North

29. A rectangular room is 6m long, 5m wide and 4m high. What is the total volume of the room in cubic metres?
(a) 24            (b) 30
(c) 120        (d) 240

30. A father is 9 times as old as his son and the mother is 8 times as old as the son. Sum of father’s and mother’s age is 51. What is the age of the son?
(a) 7       (b) 5
(c) 4       (d) 3