# Q. Consider the following: Weight of 6 boys = Weight of 7 girls = Weight of 3 men = Weight of 4 women

If the average weight of the women is 63 kg, then what is the average weight of the boys?

a) 40 kg

b) 42 kg

c) 45 kg

d) 63 kg

Correct answer: b) 42 kg

#### Question from UPSC Prelims 2024 CSAT

**Explanation : **

# To determine the average weight of the boys, let’s break down the given information:

1. Equality of Weights:

– Weight of 6 boys = Weight of 7 girls = Weight of 3 men = Weight of 4 women = W

2. Average Weight of Women:

– Average weight of one woman = 63 kg

– Total weight of 4 women = 4 × 63 = 252 kg

– Therefore, W = 252 kg

3. Calculating Average Weight of Boys:

– Total weight of 6 boys = W = 252 kg

– Average weight of one boy = 252/6 = 42 kg

**Answer: b) 42 kg**