# Logical Reasoning Questions And Answers :: Arithmetic Reasoning: part3

Logical Reasoning Ability Test : Arithmetic Reasoning QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS :: part3 : 1 to 5

 1. Five years ago Vinay�s age was one-third of the age of Vikas and now Vinay�s age is 17 years. What is the present age of Vikas? 9 years 36 years 41 years 51 years opt 5 ANSWER : 41 years Explanation : . Vinay�s present age is 17 years
 2. I have a few sweets to be distributed. If I keep 2, 3 or 4 in a pack, I am left with one sweet. If I keep 5 in a pack, I am left with none. What is the minimum number of sweets I can have to pack and distribute? 25 37 54 65 opt 5 ANSWER : 25 Explanation : . The required number will be obtained by taking LCM of 2, 3 and 4 and adding 1 into it. The number so obtained is 25.
 3. After five years, the age of a father will be thrice the age of his son, whereas five years ago, he was seven times old as his son was. What is father�s present age? 35 years 40 years 45 years 50 years opt 5 ANSWER : 40 years Explanation : . Let the age of son after 5 years be x years. Then, the age of father after 5 years would be 3x years.
 4. The sum of ages of a father and son is 45 years. Five years ago the product of their ages was 4 times the father�s age at that time. The present age of the father and son, respectively are : 25 years, 10 years 36 years, 9 years 39 years, 6 years none of these opt 5 ANSWER : 36 years, 9 years Explanation : . Let the present age of father be x years and that of the son be (45 � x) years.
 5. At the end of a business conference, ten people present shake hands with each other once. How many handshakes will be there all together? 20 45 55 90 opt 5 ANSWER : 45 Explanation : . Total no. of handshakes = (9 + 8 + 7 + 6 + 5 + 4 + 3 + 2 + 1) = 45

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