__Mensuration Practice Quiz – Set 1__**1. The area of rectangular field is 460 square metres. If the length is 15 per cent more than the breadth, what is the breadth of the rectangular field?**

(a) 15 metres

(b) 26 metres

(c) 34.5 metres

(d) Cannot be determined

**2. What will be the cost of gardening 1-metre – broad boundary around a rectangular plot having perimeter of 340 metres at the rate of Rs.10 per square metre?**

(a) Rs.3400

(b) Rs.1700

(c) Rs.3440

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**3. The cost of paint is Rs.60 per kilogram. A kilogram paint covers 20 square feet. How much will it cost to paint the outside of a cube having each side 10 feet?**

(a) Rs.3000

(b) Rs.900

(c) Rs.1800

(d) Rs.360

(e) None of these

**4. 20 buckets of water fill a tank when the capacity of each bucket is 13.5 litres. How many buckets will be required to fill the same tank if the capacity of each bucket is 9 litres?**

(a) 30

(b) 32

(c) 60

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

**5. The breadth of a rectangular hall is two-thirds of its length. If the area of the hall is 2400 sq metres, what is the length in metres?**

(a) 120

(b) 80

(c) 60

(d) 40

(e) None of these

**6. If a pair of opposite sides of a square is increased by 5 cm each, then the ratio of the sides of the new figure is 3 : 2. What is the original area of the square?**

(a) 125 cm^2

(b) 225 cm^2

(c) 81 cm^2

(d) 100 cm^2

(e) None of these

**7. An equilateral triangle, a square and a circle have equal perimeters. If T denotes the area of the triangle, S, the area of the square and C, the area of the circle, then :**

(a) S > T > C

(b) T > C > S

(c) T > S > C

(d) C > S > T

(e) None of these

**8. The capacity of a cylindrical tank is 246.4 litres. If the height is 4 metres, what is the diameter of the base?**

(a) 1.4 metres

(b) 2.8 metres

(c) 28 metres

(d) 14 metres

(e) None of these

**9. The internal measurements of a box with lid are 115 × 75 × 35 cm^3 and the wood of which it is made is 2.5 cm thick. Find the volume of wood.**

(a) 82,125 cm^3

(b) 70,054 cm^3

(c) 78,514 cm^3

(d) None of these

(e) None of these

**10. The length and the breadth of a rectangle are in the ratio of 3 : 2 respectively. If the sides of the rectangle are extended on each side by 1 metre, the ratio of length to breadth becomes 10 : 7. Find the area of the original rectangle in square metres.**

(a) 56

(b) 50

(c) 80

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

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