APTITUDE QUIZ

1. A basket contains 5 blue, 4 green and 3 red ball. If three balls are picked at random, what is the probability that at least one is red?

A. 34/35

B. 35/38

C. 34/55

D. 36/49

2. The average of five consecutive odd numbers A, B, C, D and E is 25. What percent of E is C?

A. 86.2

B. 87.5

C. 56.8

D. 88.9

3. The age of Somu is one-third his father’s. 6 years back he was one-fifth of his father’s age. What is his persent age?

A. 11

B. 13

C. 14

D. 12

4. If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 50% and denominator by 20%, the fraction become 9/15. What was the original fraction?

A. 12/25

B. 13/25

C. 3/5

D. 6/7

5. If the digits of a two-digit number are interchanged, the number so obtained is greater than the original number by 18. If the sum of the two digits of the number is 14. What is the original number?

A. 68

B. 77

C. 95

D. 86

6.735 chocolates were distributed equally among children in such a way that the number of chocolates received by each child is 60% of the total number of children. How many chocolates did each child receive?

A. 14

B. 15

C. 18

D. 21

7. On a new year eve every student of a class sends a card to every other student. If the total number of cards delivered is 756, what is the total number of students in the class?

A. 28

B. 32

C. 34

D. 36

8. A card is drawn from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability of its being an ace of red suit?

A. 1/13

B. 2/13

C. 1/26

D. 3/13

9. 7 men and 8 women can earn?12545 in 13 days. If 12 men and 5 women can earn? 10575 in 9 days, in how many days can 15 men and 16 women earn? 24060?

A. 8

B. 10

C. 12

D. 14

10. If 5 men or 8 women can do a work in 44 days, how long will 10 men and 6 women take to complete the work together?

A. 22 days

B. 24 days

C. 15 days

D. 16 days

11. 735 chocolates were distributed equally among children in such a way that the number of chocolates received by each child is 60% of the total number of children. How many chocolates did each child receive?

A. 14

B. 15

C. 18

D. 21

12. On a new year eve every student of a class sends a card to every other student. If the total number of cards delivered is 756, what is the total number of students in the class?

A. 28

B. 32

C. 34

D. 36

13. A card is drawn from a pack of 52 cards. What is the probability of its being an ace of red suit?

A. 1/13

B. 2/13

C. 1/26

D. 3/13

14. 7 men and 8 women can earn? 12545 in 13 days. If 12 men and 5 women can earn? 10575 in 9 days, in how many days can 15 men and 16 women earn? 24060?

A. 8

B. 10

C. 12

D. 14

15. If 5 men or 8 women can do a work in 44 days, how long will 10 men and 6 women take to complete the work together?

A. 22 days

B. 24 days

C. 15 days

D. 16 days

16. If the length and the breadth of a rectangle is increased by 25% and 44% respectively, by what per cent does the area of that rectangle increase?

A. 34.5%

B. 69%

C. 40%

D. 80%

17. In a 150-litre mixture of milk and water, the percentage of milk is 84%. How much water should be added so that the percentage of milk becomes 52.5%?

A. 60 liter

B. 80 liter

C. 90 liter

D. 120 liter

18. A man covers a certain distance on car. Had he driven 21 kmlr1 faster, he would have taken 7 hours less. If he had driven the car 13 kmlr1 slower, he would have taken 13 hours more. What is the distance?

A. 420 km

B. 450 km

C. 480 km

D. 510 km

19. In a fraction, if the numerator is increased by 20% and the denominator is decreased by 40%, what will be the ratio of the first fraction to the second ?

A. 1:2

B. 2:1

C. 3:4

D. 4:3

20. Rajeev invested an amount of? 75000 to start a business. After 18 months his friend Suresh joined him with an amount of? 90000. At the end of 4 years they earned a profit of? 36281. What was the share of Suresh in the profit?

A. Rs. 15549

B. Rs. 20732

C. Rs. 17382

D. Rs. 18899

ANSWERS

1. C

2. A

3. D

4. A

5. A

6. D

7. A

8. C

9. C

10. D

11. D

12. A

13. C

14. C

15. D

16. D

17. C

18. D

19. A

20. A