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com AVERAGES Worksheet 1

Q1.A man had seven children. When their average age was 12 years a child aged 6 years was lost. Find the average age of the remaining 6 children. a) 12 yrs b) 13 yrs c) 14yrs d) 15 yrs Q2.Find the average of 1950, 1952,1953,1954,1961. a) 1953 b) 1954 c) 1950 d) None of these Q3.The average of 12 results is 15, and the average of the first two is 14. What is the average of the rest? a) 71/5 b) 15 c) 76/5 d) 14 Q4.The average wages of a worker during a fortnight comprising 15 consecutive working days was Rs.90 per day. During the first 7 days, his average wage was Rs.87 per day and the average wage during the last 7 days was Rs.92 per day. What was his wage on the 8th day? a) 83 b) 92 c) 90 d) 97 Q5.A student finds the average of 10 positive integers. Each integer contains two digits. By mistake, the boy interchanges the digits of one number say ba for ab. Due to this, the average becomes 1.8 less than the previous one. What was the difference of the two digits a and b? a) 8 b) 6 c) 2 d) 4


www.bleedlaw.com Q6.The mean temperature from the 9th to the 16th of January, both days inclusive, was 11.60C and from the 10th to 17th was 12.20C. The temperature on the 9th was 10.80C. What was it on the 17th? a) 15.60C b) 16.60C c) 11.60C d) None Q7.Distance between two stations A and B is 778km. Hari Mohan covers the journey from A to B at 84km/hr and returns back to A with a uniform speed of 56km/hr. Find his average speed during the whole journey. a) 63.4 km/hr b) 65.2 km/hr c) 69.4 km/hr d) 67.2 km/hr Q8.The average of 5 quantities is 6. The average of 3 of them is 8. What is the average of the remaining two numbers? a) 6.5 b) 3 c) 4 d) 4.2 Q9.Average weight of 25 boys in a class is 48 kgs. The average weight of the class of 40 students is 45 kgs. What is the average weight of the 15 girls in the class? a) 40 kgs b) 42 kgs c) 39 kgs d) 41 kgs

Q10. A man lends Rs 1000 in four sums. If he gets 3% for Rs 200, 3.5% for Rs 400, and 5% for Rs 250, what % must he get for the remainder, if his average interest is Rs 3.85% ? a) 10% b) 4% c) 2% d) 5%

Q11.If the average of m numbers is a, and when x is added to the m numbers, the average of m+1 numbers is b , then x is equal to which of the following?


www.bleedlaw.com a) b) c) d) ma+b (m+1)b-ma 2 ma mb b-a+ma

Q12. The average monthly salary of 12 workers and 3 managers in a factory was Rs. 600. When one of the manager whose salary was Rs. 720, was replaced with a new manager, then the average salary of the team went down to 580. What is the salary of the new manager? a) b) c) d) Rs 570 Rs 420 Rs 690 Rs 640

Q13.Out of 24 girls, 6 are 1m15cm in height, 8 are 1m5cm and the rest 1m11cm. What is the average height of the girls? a) b) c) d) 1m10cm 1m15cm 1m20cm None

Q14.Nine men went to a hotel. Eight of them spent Rs 10 each on their meals, ninth spent Rs 4 more than the average of all of them, ninth man spent. a) b) c) d) Rs 14 Rs 15 Rs 15.50 Rs 14.50

Q15.The average age of 30 boys in a class is 15.2 yrs. If 15 more boys join the class, the average of the whole class is reduced by half a year. The average age of the new comers is a) b) c) d) 13yrs 13.7yrs 12.3yrs 12.7yrs


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