Algebraic Equations Practice Questions: Level 01

Q.1. If a number is decreased by 5 and divided by 7, the result is 10. What would be the remainder if 5 is subtracted from the number and then it is divided by 8?
A. 8
B. 6
C. 7
D. 9
Q.2. Find the two numbers such that if the first is added to 6 times the second, the sum becomes 47 and if the second is added to 6 times the first, the sum becomes 37.
A. 4, 8
B. 3, 9
C. 5, 7
D. 2, 10
Q.3. Manish got married 12 years ago. His present age is 1.5 times his age at the time of his marriage. Manish’s brother was 8 years younger to him at the time of his marriage. The age of Manish’s brother is:
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A. 22 years
B. 26 years
C. 28 years
D. 30 years
Q.4. W is as much younger than X as he is older than Y. If the sum of the ages of X and Y is 60 years, what is the difference between X and W’s age?
A. 3 years
B. 4 years
C. 5 years
D. Data Insufficient
Q.5. An employer engaged a servant with free boarding and lodging for one year with the condition that the servant will be given Rs. 15000 and a cycle at the end of the year. The servant agreed but served the employer only for 9 months and thus received Rs. 11000 and a cycle. The price of the cycle is:
A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 1250
C. Rs. 800
D. Rs. 900
Q.6. The sum of four numbers is 144. If you add 5 to the first number, 5 is subtracted from the second number, the third is multiplied by 5 and the fourth is divided by 5, then all the results are equal. What is the difference between the largest and the smallest of the original numbers?
A. 54
B. 96
C. 68
D. Data Insufficient
Q.7. A boy has enough money to buy 40 pens. If each pen costs 50 paise less, he could buy four more pens and still have 160 paise left. How much money had he originally?
A. Rs. 240
B. Rs. 208
C. Rs. 204
D. Rs. 216
Q8. If the length of a certain rectangle is decreased by 8 cm and the breadth is increased by 6 cm, then we get a square with the same area as the original rectangle. The perimeter of the original rectangle (in cm) is:
A. 100
B. 80
C. 90
D. 120
Q9. In a certain get together, there was a basket of fruits for every three guests, a basket of cookies for every four of them and a basket of chips for every seven of them. If in all, there were 122 baskets of eatables, then how many guests were there in the get together?
A. 128
B. 142
C. 168
D. 156
Q10. There are two conference halls A and B. If 20 delegates are sent from hall A to hall B, the number of delegates in each hall is the same, while if 40 are sent from hall B to hall A, the number of delegates in hall A becomes triple the number in hall B. The number of delegates in each hall is, respectively:
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A. 140 and 100
B. 100 and 80
C. 80 and 20
D. 100 and 60