# Mathematics Questions for AFCAT & CAPF: 8th February

Dear Students, Defence Adda is providing you all with this quiz on Mathematics questions for CDS, AFCAT, CAPF and other Defence Examinations. The questions asked in Mathematics Section of most of the defence examinations are based on the topics from Mathematics of Class 11th and 12th. The questions asked in this section are complex and comparatively difficult but once attempted with high accuracy, can fetch you full marks in this section. Also, practice on a daily basis helps one dive into the core concepts of a subject and thus, help her perform to the best of her ability in the real examinations. So, attempt the daily quizzes being provided by Defence Adda and score to the maximum in the Mathematics Section of all sorts of defence examinations.

Q3. In Î”PQR, S and T are points on side PQ and PR respectively. ST is parallel to QR. If lengths of PS, SQ and PR are 6 cm, 9 cm and 12.5 cm respectively, what is the length of half of TR?

(a) 3.75 cm

(b) 7.5 cm

(c) 5 cm

(d) 2.5 cm

**Q6. 80 litre mixture of milk and water contains 10% milk. How much milk (in litres) must be added to make water percentage in the mixture as 80%?**

(a) 8

(b) 9

(c) 10

(d) 12

**Q7. A bus starts running with the initial speed of 21 km/hr and its speed increases every hour by 3 km/hr. How many hours will it take to cover a distance of 252 km?**

(a) 3

(b) 5

(c) 8

(d) 10

**Q8. A sum of Rs 400 becomes Rs 448 at simple interest in 2 years. In how many years will the sum of Rs 550 amounts to Rs 682 at the same rate?**

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 3.5

(d) 4

**Q9. A can make a cupboard in 10 days and B can do it in 50 days. Along with C, they did the job in 6.25 days only. Then in how many days C alone can do the job?**

(a) 20

(b) 25

(c) 16

(d) 15

**Q10. A shopkeeper marks up his wares by 80% and offers 20% discount. What will be the selling price (in Rs) if the cost price is Rs 450?**

(a) 548

(b) 748

(c) 848

(d) 648

**SOLUTIONS**

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