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# Solving the Word Problems

## Key Words ## MCQs

1. Subtracting 6 from a certain number gives the result 7 less than twice of that number. What’s the number?
(a) 1          (b) ½
(c) 5          (d) 6

2. Four times the first of three consecutive even integers is 3 more than twice the third. What is the third integer?
(a) 9         (b) 10
(c) 11           (d) 13

3. Two-fifth of a certain number is 36. What is the number?
(a) 60        (b) 25
(c) 90         (d) 150

4. Ali weighs 35 pounds more than Naeem. If together they weigh 205 pounds, what is weight of Ali?
(a) 90         (b) 105
(c) 120         (d) 135

5. If the sum of two numbers is 40, and the larger is three times as larger as the smaller, what is the larger number?
(a) 10         (b) 30
(c) 15         (d) 18

6. The sum of integers A and B is 252. The units digits of A is 0. If A is divided by 10, the result is equal to B. What is the value of A?
(a) 30         (b) 230
(c) 320         (d) 32

7. A factory has 60 packers. Each packer can load 1/8 of a box in 9 minutes. How many boxes can be loaded in 1½ hours by all 20 packers?
(a) 40        (b) 75
(c) 90        (d) 120

8. Salma is 15 years old. Asad is one-third older than Salma. How many years ago Asad was twice as old as Salma?
(a) 5         (b) 12
(c) 15         (d) 10

9. The age of a father is three times as his son. If the sum of their ages is 40, what is the age of the son?
(a) 10        (b) 15
(c) 20        (d) 25

10. If the sum of one-third of a number and twice the same number is 14, the number is:
(a) 1        (b) 2
(c) 3         (d) 4

11. The age of a baby will be five times of his present age after 28 years. What is his present age?
(a) 4         (b) 5
(c) 6         (d) 7

12. When 46 is added to twice a number, the result is 346. The number is:
(a) 304         (b) 242
(c) 150         (d) 265

13. A man was 28 years old when his son was born. Now, he is three times as old as his son. How many years old is his son now?
(a) 14 years     (b) 22 years
(c) 15 years     (d) 12 years

14. 15 years ago Umar’s father was 7 times as old as Umar. He is now 50 years old. What is the current age of Umar?
(a) 18         (b) 20
(c) 24        (d) 26

15. If 7 years are added to a man’s present age and that age is tripled he will be 81. What is his present age?
(a) 18         (b) 20
(c) 24        (d) 28